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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

Burglary suspect shot by property manager, suspect ID'd

8 News NOW has learned more about a deadly confrontation between a property management team and a suspected burglar.

The incident unfolded Wednesday evening near the intersection of Mountain Vista Street and E. Viking Road.

Metro Police said it all started as a burglary call to a home in the 4500 block of E. Viking Road. Police said a property manager was called after a locksmith called the property manger to tell him someone was inside the house.

When the property manager arrived, he noticed someone in the back yard of the home.

"They don't go into the house, they check the front of the house, said Lt. Dan McGrath, Metro Police. "They go into the backyard the male has a confrontation with a black male in his 20s."

Officers said the property manager got into a struggle with the suspected burglar, identified as 27-year-old Victor Lamar Jones by the Clark County Coroner's Office. Police sid the property manager shot him... Read More

PD: Burglary turns into shooting at home in southeast valley

Metro Police investigated a shooting in the southeast part of the valley Thursday afternoon.

It happened near the intersection of Mountain Vista Street and E. Viking Road.

Metro said it all started as a burglary call to a home in the 4500 block of E. Viking Road. Police said a property manager was called after a locksmith called the property manger to tell him someone was inside the house.

When the property manager arrived, he noticed someone in the back yard.

Officers said the property manager got into a struggle with the suspected burglar and shot him.

There's no word on anyone's condition.

This is a developing story. Stay with 8 News NOW on-air at 4, 5, and 6 p.m. for the latest.

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Person hospitalized following shooting near Cambridge and Twain

One person was transported to Sunrise Hospital following a shooting near Cambridge Street and Twain Avenue, according to police.

Metro said the shooting happened around 5:40 p.m. in the 3600 block of Cambridge St.

The condition of the victim wasn't released. There wasn't any other information released.

This is a developing story.... Read More

Man, child hit by vehicle, S. Lamb and E. Wyoming closed to traffic

A man and a child were hit by a car on Lamb Boulevard Thursday, according to Metro Police.

It happened around 2:08 p.m. near the intersection of S. Lamb Boulevard and E. Wyoming Avenue. This area is closed to traffic.

Both the man and the child were taken to University Medical Center.

The child, who police think is between the age of three and five years old, received critical injuries. The condition of the man is unknown... Read More

White House considers Nevada Gov. Sandoval for Supreme Court

The White House is considering Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada as a possible nominee to the Supreme Court, two people familiar with the process said Wednesday.

The nomination of a Republican would be seen as an attempt by President Barack Obama to break the Senate GOP blockade of any of his choices. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has said his 54-member GOP caucus is opposed to holding confirmation hearings or vote on Obama's pick, insisting that the choice rests with the next president.

The officials declined to be named because they weren't authorized to speak publicly.

Mari St. Martin, Sandoval's communications director, said Wednesday that the governor hasn't been contacted by the White House.

"Neither Gov. Sandoval nor his staff has been contacted by or talked to the Obama administration regarding any potential vetting for the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court," she said... Read More

Police K-9 recovering after suspect allegedly stabbed him

A police dog is recovering at an animal hospital after being stabbed in the head multiple times.

Metro Police's K-9, Nicky, was hurt when he was assisting an officer during a standoff situation near E. Desert Inn and S. Maryland Parkway Friday morning.

The standoff with the suspect started Thursday night and lasted until late Friday morning. Residents in the neighborhood were even forced from their homes.

Sunny Louthi was one of the neighbors who called police after hearing a commotion in her apartment complex near Desert Inn and Maryland Parkway.

"We're hearing somebody yell, 'help, help me,' you know what i mean," said Louthi? "He yelled it a few times."

When officers arrived at the apartment complex shortly before nine Thursday night, Metro said they found a broken window in the unit in question.

Police said the suspect inside refused to comply with the officer's demand, so nearby residents were asked to evacuate... Read More