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Police Search for Man Who Robbed Business

Police Search for Man Who Robbed Business

 

Metro Police are searching for a man who robbed a store last month.

The crime happened August 24 at a business near Nellis and Charleston Boulevards. The man walked into the business pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded cash. The clerk gave him money and the man left.

According to police, the person they are looking for is a black man between 18 and 22 years old. He is 6-foot-4 and 180 to 200 pounds. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with an Air Jordan symbol on the front, a bandana mask, brown cargo shorts, white socks and white shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Police’s Robbery Section at 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555. 

Fogo de Chao Leading Pack of Brazilian Churrascarias

Fogo de Chao Leading Pack of Brazilian Churrascarias

Critic: service separates Fogo from the rest.

Fogo de Chao, a Brazilian churrascaria, is nothing if not a restaurant for 21st-century America.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Marshals Look for People in Connection with Burglarized Car

Marshals Look for People in Connection with Burglarized Car

 

The city of Las Vegas Deputy City Marshal Unit is looking for three people in connection with a car burglary at a city park.

The incident happened July 16 at Gary Reese Freedom Park. The car was parked at the Field of Dreams sports complex which is inside the park at 850 North Mojave Road.

The thieves were able to get away with items inside the car including credit cards. The cards were used at several different convenience stores in the area of Charleston and Lamb Boulevards.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call the Deputy City Marshal Investigators at 229-3223. The three people in the pictures are persons of interest in this case and have not been named as suspects by the marshal’s office.

Hospital Offers Free Weight-Loss Surgery Seminars

Hospital Offers Free Weight-Loss Surgery Seminars

 

Sunrise Hospital is now offering free workshops on weight-loss surgery known as Bariatric surgery.

The sessions are being offered at the hospital and at the Green Valley Library. Guests will get a chance to learn more about the types of Bariatric surgery, who are appropriate candidates for the surgery, what is involved in the surgery and the recovery process.

Dr. Dave Macintyre, who specializes in Bariatric surgery, will present the program. He is a member of the acute care surgery team at Sunrise Hospital.

Sunrise Hospital Auditorium

  • Saturday, September 15
  • 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, September 27
  • 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Green Valley Library

  • Saturday, September 22
  • 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The programs are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Call (702) 233-5454 to register.

Event Focused on Growing Local Businesses Set for Friday

Local businesses will get a chance to network with other businesses, learn ways to grow their companies and be part of informative workshops at the first Committed to our Community event set for Friday.

The event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Representatives from government agencies, the hospitality industry, utility companies and private organizations will be at the event. All of those representatives will be there looking to connect with local businesses.

There will also be workshops focusing on everything from social media to alternative funding. Free parking will be available.

To RSVP, visit the Committed to our Community Facebook page.

Taiko Drumming Ensemble Performing at Cultural Center

Taiko Drumming Ensemble Performing at Cultural Center

 

The powerful sounds of taiko drumming will fill the Winchester Cultural Center Tuesday.

The drumming will be led by Shuichiro Ueda, a musician known around the world for his skills and dynamic stage presence. Ueda will lead a 13-piece taiko drum ensemble known as Nioh/Nobushi. The ensemble is from Fukuoka, Japan.

Ueda started learning the art of taiko drumming after witnessing first hand its healing power when he was a teenager. The unique art form was used to help the people of his hometown of Kobe, following the devastating earthquake in 1995. Just last year, he used his talent to help console the people impacted by the massive earthquake, tsunami and nuclear catastrophe.

The concert is from 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 on the day of the show.