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Police seek public's help in 2016 stabbing, carjacking

Henderson Police are seeking help in an ongoing investigation into the carjacking and stabbing of an Uber driver in Dec. 2016.

The driver suffered severe injuries to his neck and is still recovering.

According to police, the incident happened on Dec. 14 around 10 p.m. at the Equestrian apartments located at 10701 Eastern Avenue.

The Uber driver had gone to that address to pick up a ride when the suspect slashed his neck and stole his car, which was a gold Chevrolet Captiva, police said.

The car was later recovered.

The suspect is described as a white man with blue eyes and blonde hair, around 25 to 30 years old, between 5-foot-10 inches and 6-feet tall, weighing around 150 to 175 pounds. The man had a red tattoo under his right wrist... Read More

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UPDATE: Missing 80-year-old woman found dead in car, police says

A missing 80-year-old Henderson woman has died. According to police, Janine Cassidy was found dead in her car Thursday evening around 5:30 p.m.

Cassidy's car was found in a parking lot near the 2700 block of East Pebble Road, Henderson Police said.

According to officers, Cassidy hadn't been seen since Wednesday around 11:45 a.m. when she was driving in the area of Saint Rose Parkway and Interstate 215.

Cassidy was driving in a tan 2007 Lincoln Town Car to Saint Rose Dominican Hospital - Siena Campus, to meet with a family member, but she never arrived.

According to her family, she possibly had early onset of dementia.

The cause and manner of death in which she died will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office at a later date... Read More

Southern Nevada Blue Sox win American Legion World Series

The Southern Nevada Blue Sox are celebrating Tuesday night's win at the American Legion World Series.

A special greeting was held for their arrival at McCarran Airport Wednesday afternoon and on Thursday there will be a celebration at the Galleria at Sunset Mall at 4 p.m. in front of Kohl's.

County Commissioner Jim Gibson, who represents the southeast area where the team is from already awarded them the key to the Henderson.

He also declared Wednesday "Southern Nevada Blue Sox Day" on the Las Vegas Strip and throughout Clark County. ... Read More

New school honors child who died in golf cart accident

Some of the valley students starting the new school year walked through the doors of brand new classrooms Monday.

Among the six new elementary schools that opened its doors Monday, one of them was Josh Stevens Elementary in Henderson.

The school is named at Josh Stevens who died in a tragic golf cart accident in 2008. His family sees the new school as a fitting tribute to their son's legacy.

"I mean we as a family are just so truly humbled by this honoring of our son," said Drew Stevens, Josh's father.

The 103,000 square feet building has this small memorial in its heart.

"I know that when you look at that, to so many people across this valley, it truly means something special," said Pat Skorkowski, the superintendent of the Clark County School District."It's more than just an elementary school."

Josh was a popular athlete who was known for his kindness and selflessness... Read More

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I-Team: Nearly a dozen pot dispensaries burglarized around Vegas valley, source says

It's been about a month since recreational marijuana started being sold legally in Nevada and burglars are already targeting the new businesses.

The purchase of recreational marijuana became legal in Nevada on July 1, and since early June, according to an I-Team source, there have been nearly a dozen break-ins at dispensaries across the valley.

Police say there were four at medical marijuana dispensaries in Henderson in June alone. One of the burglaries in Las Vegas happened early Friday around 3:42 a.m., at Zen Leaf Vegas near Sunset and Fort Apache roads.

According to Metro Police, the suspect broke a window to enter the business, stole marijuana, cash and fled on a BMX style bike.

An alarm alerted staff and Metro Police to the burglary. The suspect, who was described as a black male adult around 30 years old with a small mustache, can be seen on surveillance video... Read More

Henderson man sentenced for having child porn

A Henderson man was sentenced to 168 months in prison followed by lifetime supervised release after he was convicted of child pornography.

During a three-day trial, on April 27, 2017, a jury found Andrew John Gibson, 28, guilty of one count of receipt of child pornography. United States District Judge Kent J. Dawson presided over the jury trial and sentencing hearing.

According to the indictment and other court documents, from around the date of June 19, 2013, to about Nov. 21, 2013, Gibson used the Ares P2P network to access and download child pornography.

During an interview with law enforcement, Gibson admitted to downloading child pornography. After forensic examinations of Gibson's computers, law enforcement deemed 307 images, and 201 videos were child pornography... Read More

New rehabilitation hospital being built in Henderson

A new 60-bed medical rehabilitation center broke ground in Henderson Wednesday.

The ceremony took place at the Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican Siena Campus. When completed, the new hospital will be three stories tall and more 74,000 square feet.

Patients suffering from neurological conditions will be treated at the facility. Dignity Health teamed up with Select Medical, one of the largest operators of specialty hospitals in the county.

The new hospital will help treat stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injuries and other rehabilitation needs. The hospital is set to open in 2018... Read More