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Bail set at $5K for teacher accused of inappropriate acts with a minor

Bail was set at $5,000 for the Clark County School District teacher accused of inappropriate behavior with a minor.

According to Las Vegas Justice Court records, Breanna Hernandez, 27, is also to have no contact with the alleged victim.

Hernandez, who teaches at Basic Academy of International Studies, is facing two counts of first degree kidnapping, two counts of lewdness with a minor and two counts of luring a minor. She was arrested after an investigation was launched after inappropriate messages between her and a minor were discovered in Nov. 2018... Read More

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Basic High School teacher arrested for multiple charges of inappropriate acts with minor

The Clark County School District Police Department arrested 27-year-old Breanna Hernandez for inappropriate behavior with a minor.

Hernandez was arrested Monday on two counts of kidnapping -- two counts of lewdness with a minor -- and two counts of luring a minor.

Police said the investigation was launched after inappropriate messages between Hernandez and the student, who attends Basic Academy of International Studies, were discovered in Nov. 2018.

CCSD hired Hernandez in 2015, but now her employment status is currently listed as "assigned to home" since November 2018.

Following her arrest, Hernandez was booked into the Clark County Detention Center. A booking photo will be made available before the end of the day.

Video from CCSD Police Department regarding the arrest is below:... Read More

Motorcyclist killed in crash with RTC bus

Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcyclist and RTC bus at Basic Road and Haynes Drive, near Boulder Highway, according to Henderson Police.

The crash happened around 12:10 p.m. when the motorcyclist failed to stop at a stop sign and hit the bus, police said.

One person on the bus had minor injuries.

The male motorcyclist was transported to a Henderson hospital where he died from his injuries.

This follows a weekend in which there were five deadly crashes around the Las Vegas valley... Read More

WATCH: Raiders break ground on new headquarters

The groundbreaking for the new Las Vegas Raiders headquarters will happen at 1 p.m. in Henderson and www.LasVegasNOW.com will carry it live... Read More

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Friend talks about man killed by Green Valley Ranch security guards

Friends of the armed man shot and killed by Green Valley Ranch security guards Monday say he had fallen on hard times.

Shannon Michael Howell, 53, died during the confrontation at the Henderson casino resort.

Friends say the man they knew is completely different than the man described by police. They say he never intended to hurt other people in the casino but they believe he did want to end his own life.

Brandi Stevens wipes away tears talking about her friend, Shannon Michael Howell who she says went by Michael or Mike.

"He was really somebody that would just do anything to make someone smile," Stevens said.

She is still wrapping her mind around how he died.

Henderson Police say on New Year's Day, Green Valley Ranch security guards shot and killed Howell after he pulled out a gun.

"I think he went in there and did exactly what he intended to do ... suicide by an officer of some kind," Stevens said... Read More

WEB EXTRA: What can happen if you drive too fast?

Local law enforcement agencies across Nevada, including North Las Vegas Police, Henderson Police and the Nevada Highway Patrol are cracking down on speedy drivers. Enhanced enforcement is from January 2 to January 22.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are consequences to the way you drive and how you handle a vehicle while moving at a high rate of speed. Here's a quick breakdown... Read More

2018 Year in Review: Homicides up in North Las Vegas, Henderson, but down in Las Vegas

From deadly shootings to brazen acts of gang violence -- the Las Vegas valley saw its fair share of murders and violent crimes in 2018, but a look at the statistics shows a jump in violent crime across the Las Vegas valley. According to Metro Police, their homicide numbers are down, but many areas of town show a significant increase.

But, law enforcement officers hope this year will be a different story.

In North Las Vegas, there were 35 murders, which is up from the 10 murders in 2017. People who live on the north side of the city say they're fed up with the violence.

"I'm concerned about the welfare of not only my children but the children of others who go to schools in the city," said Erik Huey, resident.

Among the senseless murders was one that rocked the entire valley: The shooting death of 11-year-old Angelina Erives.

Police say she was shot and killed by suspected gang members who targeted the wrong home in a retaliation shooting... Read More