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Henderson Police ID suspects in 2-week burglary crime spree

Cory Quenzler

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Two men are facing more charges after police linked them to a series of burglaries in Anthem and the Green Valley Warm Springs Road area.

Cory Quenzler and Dallas Creswell, who are both 21, were already in the Henderson Detention Center on charges of breaking into a car and stealing a gun when the pair was charged with six additional burglaries. The burglaries took place over a two-week period starting July 30.

The pair is accused of driving around searching for unlocked vehicles and stealing items inside the vehicles. Police say the two could be linked to other vehicle break-ins.

Henderson police shutter substation service desks

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) -- Henderson police have closed service desks at two satellite police offices until more officers are hired.

The department says desk services are still available from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week including holidays at the main police station on Lead Street behind City Hall.

Desks are closed at the west substation on Green Valley Parkway near the Henderson Multigenerational Center and the north station on Sunset Road east of Boulder Highway.

Department spokeswoman Kathleen Richards says the move puts more officers on the street.

Plans call for resuming satellite desk services next summer, after a new class of police recruits completes academy work and field-training.

Richards says the department has also handled more than 5,000 online police reports since an internet reporting system began in October 2011.

Henderson amends zoning for adult novelty stores

The Henderson City Council voted to allow more sexually oriented businesses to open within city limits.

Henderson City Council on Tuesday tried to balance a potential legal liability for the city against the public safety concerns of the community.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

DA finds police justified in man's killing

LAS VEGAS -- The Clark County District Attorney's Office has determined police officers were reasonable and justified when they shot and killed Southaly Ketmany in July 2013.

“The police officers' attempts to end the confrontation peacefully were ignored by Mr. Ketmany who was armed with a hammer and knife when he charged at the officers, leaving them no choice but to defend themselves,” District Attorney Steve Wolfson said.

Ketmany, a resident of Sacramento, was visiting family and friends in Las Vegas when he went missing and turned up in the home of a person he did not know. That resident called police. Prior to the shooting, police attempted to subdue Ketmany with a Taser and rubber bullets which were not successful.

Man pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter

A Henderson man made a plea deal with prosecutors in murder case.

A 23-year-old Henderson man on Friday pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter with use of a deadly weapon for fatally shooting a woman in October.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Season passes on sale Friday for Cowbunga Bay

Season passes on sale Friday for Cowbunga Bay

Summer is not officially over, but already the newest water park in the Las Vegas valley is offering season passes for next summer.

Cowbunga Bay announced Thursday that season passes for 2015 will be available starting Friday, starting at $89.99. People who purchase the passes will get access to the park for the rest of this season, which ends in mid-October.

The water park, which opened this summer after several delays, will feature new rides for 2015, including Wild Surf and Beach Blanket Banzai.

Next season Cowbunga Bay will open at Spring Break.  The park has also added several options for season pass holders.

New questions arise in Henderson official's DUI arrest

LAS VEGAS -- A top Henderson city leader is temporarily off the job after officers say he drove intoxicated on Henderson city streets.

Sources tell 8 News NOW that assistant city manager Fred Horvath was playing golf Friday afternoon and officers arrested him shortly after that on suspicion of DUI.

He was released just hours later. Questions are being raised onto how that happened.

Fred Horvath may have spent very little time in the Henderson Detention Center.

His name was in the jail's computer database for about two hours, something DUI attorneys, both on and off the record, say is out of the ordinary.

When officers took in Henderson assistant city manager Fred Horvath near Green Valley Parkway and Wigwam Avenue, he was soon booked into the Henderson Detention Center. But Horvath presumably spent very little time there.

Horvath was listed in the jail's inmate computer system for about two hours.