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Man accused of 2013 double homicide arrested in Mississippi

The suspect in a 2013 homicide was arrested, police said.

Christopher Green, 32, has been extradited from Mississippi where he was serving a sentence at the Yazoo Correctional Facility.

Police said on Oct. 21, 2013, Green was involved in a shooting in the 5100 block of East Sahara Avenue. When officers arrived at the scene, patrol officers discovered two men who had been shot and killed.

Detectives said it all started with an argument between two groups of people. The gunfire later ensued.

Police said 28-year-old Michael Dunbar and 29-year-old Teray Shaney-Lyles were shot. An arrest report says Dunbar was allegedly shot as he was fleeing the scene.

Green was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on two counts of open murder and one count of misdemeanor battery. ... Read More

PD: Officer dragged by driver during traffic stop

A Metro Police officer is recovering after getting dragged by a suspect.

It happened around 1:45 p.m. on Desert Inn Road and S. Decatur Boulevard. According to Metro, the officer pulled the driver over before she decided to take off dragging the officer.

The officer was dragged for a short distance, and suffered some minor abrasions and road rash, police said.

The driver was taken into custody a short time later at the intersection of Sahara Avenue and Arville Street.

There wasn't any other information released.

This is a developing story. ... Read More

PD: Officer dragged by driver during traffic stop

A Metro Police officer is recovering after getting dragged by a suspect.

It happened around 1:45 p.m. on Desert Inn Road and S. Decatur Boulevard. According to Metro, the officer pulled the driver over before she decided to take off dragging the officer.

The officer was dragged for a short distance, and suffered some minor abrasions and road rash, police said.

The driver was taken into custody a short time later at the intersection of Sahara Avenue and Arville Street.

There wasn't any other information released.

This is a developing story. ... Read More

Bars targeted by armed robbers, bartenders worry about safety

A series of robberies has some valley bartenders on edge. Police said armed men recently targeted three small bars in east Las Vegas, and they may be connected.

The first robbery happened at Old Vegas Tavern near the intersection of E. Desert Inn Road and S. Sandhill Road. The second robbery occurred near S. Nellis and E. Charleston boulevards. The third incident happened on Nellis Boulevard near Desert Inn Road.

8 News NOW was first alerted to the robberies when some of the bartenders reached out to 8 News NOW because they were concerned for their safety. There are even surveillance photos of the crime circulating in a Facebook group made up of local bartenders and servers... Read More

1 hospitalized after car crashes into apartment building

Metro Police are investigating an incident in which a car crashed into a building.

It happened in the 4800 block of E. Sahara Avenue near Nellis Boulevard around 1:37 p.m.

One person was taken to Sunrise Hospital, but their condition is unknown at this time.

There wasn't any other information released.

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Person stabbed, fire set near Oakey Blvd. and Burham Ave.

Las Vegas Fire and Rescued worked a fire Monday near E. Oakey Boulevard and Burham Avenue.

However, it looks like the fire may have been started to cover up a crime scene.

According to Metro Police, a person who had been stabbed was found in the structure.

There isn't anyone in custody, and there wasn't any information released about the person stabbed.

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue said when firefighters arrived at the scene, the house was fully involved with smoke and flames.

One person was taken to the hospital, but the extent of that person's injuries are unclear. ... Read More

Residents still shaken up over vehicle that crashed into home

A valley family experienced a terrifying moment Tuesday night when a car crashed through their home.

It happened near the intersection near Cabana Drive and E. Twain Avenue. Police said people were inside the home, in bed, when it happened. A portion of one of the walls of the home was comptely destroyed. That area's been boarded up, but the homeowner will have to fix the house before they can move back into the property.

The driver of the car was hurt in the crash and taken to the hospital, but she's expected to be okay. Another woman inside the home when it happened received some scrapes from the wreck, but she was treated at the scene.

Metro Police believes the driver may have been impaired at the time of the crash. No word on charges... Read More