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Henderson Police investigate deadly shooting near Green Valley Parkway

One man is dead following a shooting near Green Valley Parkway and Warm Springs Road in Henderson.

The shooting happened the Villas apartments around 1:20 p.m. The 25-year-old victim died at the scene.

Henderson Police are investigating and looking for a suspect... Read More

Deadline approaches for KLAS-Cox deal

More than 300,000 households in southern Nevada that currently watch KLAS-TV Channel 8 will have to make other arrangements after Friday at midnight. That's when the KLAS signal will no longer be transmitted to all subscribers of Cox Cable.

Despite five months of negotiations with Cox Communications, no deal has been reached regarding what Cox should pay for re-transmitting Channel 8's programs, including next week's Super Bowl broadcast.

The cable company has gone on the offensive with statements about KLAS that KLAS General Manager Lisa Howfield calls "untrue and frankly offensive."

Howfield, who serves as general manager of Nevada's first and most honored television station, has heard just about enough trash talk from Cox Cable.

She says she would be remiss if she does not advise Channel 8 viewers who subscribe to Cox that they will lose the KLAS signal as of midnight Friday... Read More

Jobless rates inch down in Nevada's main metro areas

Unemployment rates are ticking down in Nevada's three main metropolitan areas.

The state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Tuesday that Las Vegas' jobless rate inched down a tenth of a percentage point to 6.2 percent in December. The rate dropped to 5.5 percent in the Reno area, down from 5.7 percent a month earlier.

It also ticked down to 6.7 percent in Carson City in December, a drop from 6.8 percent in November. Regional unemployment rates are not seasonally adjusted.

The news comes a week after the agency reported that Nevada's overall jobless rate fell to 6.4 percent. That rate is seasonally adjusted.

State economist Bill Anderson said the growing payrolls show businesses have confidence in Nevada's economy... Read More

Boxing champ Mike Tyson selling home near Las Vegas

Mike Tyson has upgraded to a bigger house in his neighborhood and put his former home near Las Vegas up for sale.

Vegas Inc. reports that Clark County records show that the former boxing champ recently bought a two-story, 8,149-square-foot mansion in Henderson for $2.5 million. It's just down the street from his old house.

County records show that Tyson and his wife closed their purchase on Dec. 28.

The new house is in a gated community and has an outdoor fireplace, lush landscaping, marble flooring and a grand entry.

A news release from Luxury Homes of Las Vegas says the brokerage firm has listed Tyson's former home for $1.5 million.

According to county records, Tyson bought the home in 2008 for $1.75 million. ... Read More

More than 1,500 customers without power in Henderson neighborhood

NV Energy is working to figure out what caused a power outage in the area of N. Green Valley Parkway and E. Sunset Road.

According to NV Energy's website, 1,560 customers lost power around 6:48 p.m.

The cause of the outage is unknown at this time, but crews are working to get everyone restored.

This is a developing story. ... Read More

Powerball lottery numbers revealed

Powerball jackpot climbed to an estimated $500 million as more people across the country bought a ticket Wednesday for chance at the biggest prize in nearly a year.

The Powerball numbers are 47, 2, 63, 62, 11 -- the Powerball is 17.

For the complete list of all of the lottery numbers go here.

The jackpot ranks as the sixth largest offered in North America and the biggest since a $564.1 million Powerball prize shared by players from North Carolina, Texas and Puerto Rico last February.

A winner of Wednesday's jackpot could claim the pre-tax $500 million prize through an annuity over 29 years or in a single pre-tax payout of $306 million. Powerball is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico... Read More

Rain, fog drapes Las Vegas valley

The gray, foggy skies that greeted Las Vegas valley residents Tuesday are expected to hang around for a while.

A series of storm systems pushing toward Nevada from the Pacific Ocean are causing low cloud cover and rainfall around the valley that will last until midnight. Another system is expected to move into the valley late Wednesday afternoon.

There is also a winter storm warning in effect for the mountains around Las Vegas until 4 a.m. Wednesday. Mount Charleston is expected to get 12 inches of snow with more snow the following night... Read More