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Las Vegas Man Missing for Several Days

LAS VEGAS -- Michael Angelo, Jr.'s family makes an impassioned plea to the public for clues about his whereabouts.

The father of three vanished without a trace Sunday afternoon, something family members say he would never do. Angelo's brother and father desperately want him home.

"We're not sure if Mike left on his own, or if somebody left with him, or if he's with somebody, or if they left with him against his will," said Angelo's brother Chris Angelo.

Michael Angelo, Jr. left the Silverado Ranch Boulevard and Maryland Parkway area around 4:30 Sunday afternoon, police say. He was supposed to pick up his children that day.

Michael Angelo, Sr. says his son served 22 years in the military. He describes his son, an avid fisherman and hunter, as very responsible. Angelo, Sr. suspects trouble.

Company Offers Aerial Dogfighting Simulations

HENDERSON, Nev. -- If you have ever dreamed of becoming a fighter pilot, now is your chance. From basic fighter maneuvering to simulated combat engagement, a new company is offering a flight few ever get to experience.

The business is called Air Combat Ace. Flying the friendly skies at the Henderson Executive Airport, one plane brings on a pure adrenaline rush -- the Extra 330LC, an aircraft that's fast and furious.

"We're not just taking folks out on joy rides here," said pilot Bill Tracy, call sign "Stroke."

Sign up for a flight at Air Combat Ace and get ready for a trip filled with thrill.

"I was sitting down and pondering some of the cool things I did in the Air Force back when I flew F-16's, and I thought if there's a way we can bottle this," said Air Combat Ace President Richard Coe, call sign "Tex."

Students Keep Memory of Fallen Astronauts Alive

LAS VEGAS -- Future astronauts and scientists at a Las Vegas elementary school are keeping the memory of space shuttle Columbia alive. Eight years ago, the shuttle broke up during re-entry, killing all seven member crew members.

The parents of one astronaut aboard lived in Las Vegas. Students are remembering him and the mission at the William McCool Science Center at Lamping Elementary. The center opened five years ago in honor of Columbia's commander William McCool -- a pilot making his first space flight.

At just 10 and 11-years-old, fifth graders at Lamping are learning what some spend their entire lives trying to understand. Working as a team is the only way the model space shuttle simulator inside the McCool Science Center can accomplish anything.

Clark County schools from all over the district spend almost an hour per week at this center.

Mayor Andy Hafen to Deliver his State of the City Address

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Mayor Andy Hafen is expected to talk about the city's economy, recent successes and plans for the future in his upcoming State of the City Address.

Ford Credit Branch Closing in Henderson

LAS VEGAS -- More than 200 employees are expected to lose their jobs at a southern Nevada Ford Motor Credit center.

The company says they are closing their Henderson location on March 31. Two years ago, 300 employees were laid off at the same at the location.

Congressman Joe Heck announced the closing, saying ford was trying to lessen the impact on employees.

Free Rides Offered to Tipsy Drivers on New Year's Holiday

LAS VEGAS -- New Year's Eve revelers who have too much to drink will have some options when it comes to getting a safe ride home.

AAA Nevada is offering its Tipsy Tow service to drinking drivers from 6 p.m. on New Year's Eve until 6 a.m. on New Year's Day.

The free service will provide one-way transportation for the driver and vehicle to the driver's home.

"We want everyone to ring in the New Year by having fun and enjoying the evening with friends and family," said AAA spokesperson Michael Geeser. "But we want everyone to do it safely and responsibly."

Drivers, party hosts, bartenders and restaurant managers can call (800)222-4357 (AAA-HELP) for a free tow of up to 10 miles.

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada is also offering free transit rides on all routes from New Year's Eve at 6 p.m. until 9 a.m. on New Year's Day.

Metro Officer Arrested for DUI

HENDERSON, Nev. -- A Las Vegas police officer has been arrested for driving under the influence. Police say the officer was arrested Tuesday in Henderson.

Officer David Denton has been with the department for 10 years and is currently on administrative leave. He was arrested after crashing a department car near Green Valley and Horizon Ridge Parkways.

Police are not releasing the officer's mugshot because he works in a sensitive role at Metro and cannot have his picture shown.