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Man struck and killed by car on Boulder Highway

HENDERSON, Nev. -- A 62-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday morning while crossing Boulder Highway, according to Henderson Police.

At about midnight, the man was struck by a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta that was traveling northbound on Boulder Highway north of Sunset Road.

Police said the man was in the left travel lane and not in a marked crosswalk when he was struck. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The victim's identity will be released later by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

The driver of the Jetta was a 19-year-old woman whose identity wasn't released.  Henderson Police said drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor.

This is the first traffic-related fatality in Henderson this year.

Sen. Reid leaves hospital after accident at Henderson home

LAS VEGAS — U.S. Senator Harry Reid has left a Las Vegas hospital late Friday morning after he sustained injuries while exercising in his home Thursday.

A spokesperson says Senator Reid was using a resistance band that snapped and hit him in the face causing him to fall. He suffered broken ribs and broken facial bones.

The senator was taken to St. Rose Dominican Hospital in Henderson before being transferred to University Medical Center where he spent the night.

Reid is expected to make a full recovery and return to Washington this weekend. The sends his thanks to all those who sent warm wishes and is ready to get back to work, according to a news release from his office.

Henderson prepares for Wednesday's 'what if'

HENDERSON, Nev. — The city of Henderson has already purchased dozens of tire chains so their emergency vehicles can get through any weather condition. But the city said on Tuesday it is also taking other measures to prepare for bad weather.

"We try and prepare for any threats or hazards that we may face here in Henderson," said Yuri Graves, an Emergency Management Officer for the city.

Graves told 8 News NOW that Henderson has been preparing for days — like getting sand and gravel together, which can help add traction to slippery, icy roads. And the trucks that can dispense it.

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Payloaders double as plows. The city actually doesn't have any snow plows or snow equipment, but it said it's making use with that it has.

I-Team: Storage unit reveals abandoned medical files

LAS VEGAS -- Imagine your private medical information being left in a storage unit and then auctioned off to the highest bidder.

The 8 News NOW I-Team reveals that's exactly what happened to patients of a Henderson diagnostic center, including a prominent Las Vegas millionaire.

Patient files found in the contents of a Henderson storage unit sent the I-Team looking for the person who left them there. What was found may have you wondering who has access to your records.

"We were unbelievably surprised that somebody would put all their medical records of all their patients into storage," said the woman who purchased the unit's contents and wants to remain anonymous.

The medical records were found in the contents of a storage unit that had been auction off for non-payment. The records come from a now-defunct Henderson diagnostic center that was run by a man who called himself  Dr.







Pipe bomb found in Henderson

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Police say a suspicious package found in Henderson Monday turned out to be a pipe bomb.

The bomb was found around 1 p.m. by a person in the area of Eastgate Road and Auto Show Drive. The Clark County Fire Department's bomb squad exploded the device.

The incident is under investigation.

SUV missing after fire found, victim ID'd

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) -- The Clark County coroner's office says the man found unconscious in a burning home in Henderson died from multiple stab wounds, cuts and asphyxia.

The coroner's office identified the man Friday as 20-year-old Walter Zhongcheng Wu of Henderson.

Wu's death is being treated as a homicide.

Firefighters found Wu inside the burning home near Anthem Parkway and Hampton Road late Tuesday. He was pronounced dead at St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena Campus.

Wu's black 2015 Toyota 4Runner with Nevada license plates was missing from outside the Henderson house when he was found.

Man found dead in fire is victim of homicide, police say

HENDERSON, Nev. – The young man found dead after a fire Tuesday night is the victim of a possible homicide, according to Henderson Police.

The fire occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Holly Tree Court, near Anthem Parkway and Sun City Anthem Drive.

A City of Henderson spokesperson said the man was in his twenties, but his identity hasn't been released. That will come later from the Clark County Coroner's Office.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

This is a developing story.