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Twin brothers plead guilty in Las Vegas to sexually exploiting 3 underage girls

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Identical twin brothers pleaded guilty in Las Vegas on Friday to charges of sexually exploiting three underage girls, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a news release.

The 34-year-old brothers also admitted conspiring to sexually exploit children, coercing and enticing minors, and several charges related to child pornography.

Justin and Joshua Fisher exploited three girls ranging from 11 to 15 years old, and now face an Oct. 16 hearing where they could be sentenced to life in prison.

While the brothers were in custody, they conspired with others in an attempt to destroy evidence, but a concerned citizen’s call the the FBI allowed authorities to recover the evidence before it was destroyed, the news release said... Read More

George Knapp maps out Area 51

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Investigative Journalist George Knapp of 8 News Now gives viewers a look at roads and services around Area 51 in advance of the proposed “Storm Area 51” movement on Facebook. The group says it hopes to find and release any aliens that might be on the secret military base. The event is scheduled for Sept 20.

The area north of Las Vegas is vast, unforgiving and remote.
That’s why the federal government chose that location for it’s super-secret
military base.

Knapp, who has been covering Area 51 longer than anybody else, points out vital information about the various locations for public access around the base. Area 51 itself is off-limits.

Visit our Area 51 special online section... Read More

AVOID THE AREA: Fatal crash closes Nellis and Carey

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro Police are investigating a fatal crash at the intersection of N. Nellis Boulevard and E. Carey Avenue. Carey and Nellis is closed to drivers as police investigate.

Metro Police are investigating a fatal crash at Nellis and Carey. Drivers should avoid the area.

Posted by 8 News Now on Friday, July 19, 2019

According to officers, around 1:34 p.m. traffic officers were called to investigate the wreck.

Three people were taken to the hospital. That is where one person died from their injuries.

Metro has not released any information as to what caused the accident.

This is a developing story.... Read More

Woman was shot in head before body burned near 7 Magic Mountains

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A woman found shot dead and burned in the desert near 7 Magic Mountains on July 4 has been identified as 29-year-old Natalie Carbajal.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office said Friday that Carbajal was killed by a gunshot to the head before being burned. The case is being investigated as a homicide.

The site was on federal land about a mile east of the colorful art installation south of Las Vegas on Interstate 15... Read More

Nellis airman killed in crash identified

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – A Nellis airman killed in a rollover crash this week was identified as 23-year-old Kaden Russell Peterson by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

Peterson was a passenger in a van that crashed on U.S. 95, just north of Lee Canyon Road. Four other airmen were injured in the Wednesday morning rollover.

According to NHP, the left rear tire of the van experienced a blowout causing the driver to lose control and run off the road. Peterson was pronounced dead at the scene... Read More

Man arrested nearly 2 weeks after Las Vegas crash that killed motorcyclist

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Police have arrested and charged a man in a July 6 hit-and-run accident that left a motorcyclist dead, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said.

Mitchell Magee, 27, was arrested Thursday and faces charges of reckless driving and failure to stop at the scene of an accident.

Navy veteran Thomas Robert Wallenta, 59, was killed in the crash.

This surveillance image shows a person identified as Mitchell Magee near the scene of an accident on July 6. Police said Magee is a man. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)

Police said a white Nissan Altima ran a red light and crashed into Wallenta’s motorcycle, and then crashed into several stopped cars. The driver of the Nissan then jumped out of the car and ran from the scene... Read More

Red Rock scenic loop closed after accident

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — An accident late Friday morning critically injured one person and led to the closure of the Red Rock Canyon scenic loop.

The 10:24 a.m. single-vehicle accident sent two people to University Medical Center, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said.

A tweet Friday afternoon indicated the closure was temporary but gave no estimate for the road reopening.

#TrafficAlert The Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive is temporarily closed today, no confirmation yet if it will open later this afternoon.
(cc: @DriveSafeNV @NHPSouthernComm @nevadadot @NevadaDPS)... Read More