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Parts of Henderson Flooded by Thunderstorm

LAS VEGAS -- Parts of southern Henderson were flooded early Wednesday evening after a thunderstorm rolled into the valley.

8 News Now viewers sent in video of an area in Seven Hills that had flooded and Harmony Park in Anthem.

So far, there have been no known reports of injuries from the flooding.

Flash Flood Warning Canceled For Southern Valley

LAS VEGAS -- The National Weather Service has canceled a flash flood warning for central Clark County Wednesday afternoon.

A thunderstorm near Anthem is dropped very heavy rain and was about eight miles southwest of Henderson.

Areas impacted include Henderson, Anthem, Seven Hills, Silverado Ranch, Southern Highlands and Green Valley.

Town Square Restaurants Supporting Kids With Cancer in September

Town Square Restaurants Supporting Kids With Cancer in September

Several Town Square restaurants are showing their philanthropic side this September by partnering with Cure 4 The Kids Foundation and offering a way for the public to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

A portion of sales from various items on the menus will go to Cure 4 The Kids Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization that funds the Children's Specialty Center. It is the only nonprofit pediatric cancer outpatient treatment center in the state of Nevada.

Unfortunately, families throughout southern Nevada learn everyday that cancer is a life-changing event.  Many will also learn that the health insurance they thought would cover their children's diagnosis doesn't begin to address all of their needs. Those without any health insurance will see their options for treatment severely limited.

Counselors Talk to Classmates of Kidnapped Teen

HENDERSON, Nev. -- The Henderson teenager who was kidnapped from her home Friday morning and rescued the next day has returned to school.

Classmates of 17-year-old Melissa Duran said counselors at Green Valley High School, where the teen attends classes, said they were told not to ask Melissa about her kidnapping.

"Counselors came in and talked to every class she had and said don't ask her about it," classmate James Jenkins said. "Just talk to the counselors and ask them about it."

While Melissa was in her second hour class, the men arrested in her kidnapping, Alejandro Sanchez and Cesar Sanchez made their first appearance in front of a Henderson judge. They were arrested Saturday morning at the apartment complex where Melissa was rescued.

Police said two men came to Melissa's front door Friday morning while she was getting ready for school. When she answered, they dragged her into a getaway car.

Men in Hend. Kidnapping Case on Immigration Hold

LAS VEGAS -- The two men arrested in the kidnapping of a Henderson teenager Saturday are each being held on $1 million bond. They also face a federal immigration hold, according to Henderson Detention Center records.

Alejandro Manuel Sanchez-Sanchez, 25, and Cesar Sanchez, 30, appeared in court Tuesday on charges that include first-degree kidnapping, extortion and child abuse.

They were arrested Saturday morning after 17-year-old Melissa Duran was abducted from her home Friday morning after she answered a knock at the door. According to police, Melissa's kidnappers made phone calls to her parents demanding money for her safe return.

19 Drivers Arrested in Hend. Over Labor Day For DUI

LAS VEGAS -- Nineteen drivers were arrested over the Labor Day weekend in Henderson for driving under the influence.

According to Henderson police, about 1,950 drivers went through a DUI checkpoint Friday night at St. Rose Parkway and Eastern Avenue.

Six of those arrested over the weekend for driving under the influence were arrested during the checkpoint. Another four people in one car were arrested for having illegal drugs on them and another person was cited for having an open alcoholic drink in the car.

The other 13 DUI arrests did not stem from the checkpoint.

Field Survey Work to Close Lanes on Several Busy Roads

Field Survey Work to Close Lanes on Several Busy Roads

The Clark County Water Reclamation District will be conducting three different field work surveys over the next several weeks all in the same area south of McCarran International Airport.

The field surveys will force lane restrictions on some heavily traveled roads. The first closure will be Tuesday through Friday, September 14. The closures will be on Bermuda Road southbound from Sunset Road to Pilot Road. The road will be down to one lane. The survey will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The second survey will be on Warm Springs Road and Spencer Street, starting September 5 through September 11. Spencer Street southbound from Warm Springs Road just past the intersection will be restricted to one lane. Warm Springs Road eastbound from Tamarus Street to Caliente Street will be restricted to two lanes. The work will be performed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.