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Police Make Arrests in 'Mohawk' Robbery Cases

HENDERSON, Nev. --  Henderson police have made four arrests in the so-called "Mohawk" robbery cases. It's a name given to the group because of their haircuts.

Police have three juveniles and one adult in custody. They are still looking for one more adult suspect. The adult in custody is identified as 18-year-old ANdrew Wadley. Police say the group is responsible for a rash of violent robberies at Henderson convenience stores.

Man Arrested for Gun on School Property

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Clark County School Police say they have arrested a man for bringing a gun on the grounds of Liberty High School.

Police say the man had the gun in his car and was picking up a student. He had a valid CCW permit, but weapons are banned from school grounds.

The man was arrested and booked into the Clark County Detention Center for possession of a deadly weapon on school property.

I-Team: Anita Mann Prepares for Prison After Deadly Accident

LAS VEGAS - Anita Mann appears for her first television interview in sharp contrast to her most recent media image: her mug shot. "It's disgusting," she said. "It's not me."

Gone is the caricature of a drunken teenager, oblivious to the severity of her circumstance. "One decision, one bad decision turned my life upside down," Mann said. "So, so many thoughts go through your head. So, you think about stuff. You have plenty of time to think in here. So, you think about pretty much everything."

Mann awaits her sentencing hearing on June 8 for the collision that killed Louis Madden and Karen Hicks of Henderson. According to police, the 19-year-old had a blood alcohol level more than three times the legal limit when she slammed into Madden's SUV, forcing it on its roof.

Mohawk Robbers Hitting Stores in Henderson

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Police are looking for a group of teenagers wanted for a rash of violent robberies at Henderson convenience stores. They're holding up the clerks with a handgun and a machete.

They're called the Mohawk Robbers because two of three teens involved have mohawks.

Surveillance video shows an early morning robbery last week at Henderson's America's Mart convenience store. The robber, wearing a black tank- top, shows the cashier a handgun. The other robber wearing a blue shirt holds a large knife that appears to be a machete.

The cashier backs away while the Mohawk Robbers clear out the cash register and even have time to clean the place out of cigarettes and other items. The cashier wasn't injured, but as his manager says he's shaken up.

More Nevadans Turning to Food Stamps

LAS VEGAS - The economy is taking its toll on many Americans. A record number of people are now seeking food stamp assistance. The need is also growing in Nevada. According to the national non-profit Food Research and Action Center, Nevada is seeing a huge jump in the number of people applying for food stamps.

Yvette Reid is one of those people. Out of work for nearly two years, Reid gets about $200 a month in food stamps. With a 16-year-old son at home, she says the extra money is the only way she's able to put food on the table. "When you are used to living one way and now you have to live another, you have to save and scrounge," she said. "Food stamps are just such a help. If it wasn't for that, I don't know how my family would eat."

Henderson Man Sentenced to Prison for DUI in runner's death

HENDERSON -- A 25-year-old Nevada man has been sentenced to seven to 20 years in state prison for driving under the influence of alcohol when hitting and killing a relay race runner from Utah last October.

Joshua Salayich wept and sought leniency from a Clark County District Court judge who also heard sobbing family members describe their pain at the death of 33-year-old Jeremy Kunz.

Kunz was a married father of three from Kamas, Utah. He was taking part in a 180-mile Ragnar Relay run from Valley of Fire  State Park to the Red Rock Resort when he was struck and killed in Henderson on Oct. 10.

Saayich pleaded guilty in January as part of a plea deal that had prosecutors dropping a charge of leaving the scene of the crash. Authorities say his blood-alcohol level was .26.

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More Details Surface in 14-Year-Old's Murder

LAS VEGAS -- A fight in a car may have led to the death of a teenage girl whose body was found near a day care center on Sunday.

Murder suspect Juan Rivera told police about the events surrounding the girl's death after he was arrested for murder, robbery and sexual assault. In a police report, Rivera told police he gave Diana Sotos a ride to a friend's house, and while they were waiting for the friend, he and Soto had a argument.

The police report also reveals that Rivera is the boyfriend of Soto's older sister and all of them were living in the same home.

Rivera told police that Soto scratched him and he he strangled her and dumped her body on East Owens. Rivera denies sexually assaulting the girl.