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Nye Co. Sheriff's Office says no credible threat at Pahrump Valley High School, investigation ongoing

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Nye County Sheriff's Office is investigating a threat regarding Pahrump Valley High School.

According to officials, deputies were made aware of a general threat on a bathroom wall relating to a school shooting on December 7.

The Nye County Sheriff's Office tells 8 News Now there is no information to deem the threat credible at this time.

NCSO will have additional staff present at the high school on Tuesday as a precaution.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information that could help officials in this investigation call 775-751-7000. ... Read More

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Nevada Supreme Court hears education funding case

(KLAS) - Nevada's Supreme Court is taking up a case about the state's education system.

The case being heard is called Shea v. Nevada. Parents filed a complaint on March 4, 2020, challenging the constitutionality of Nevada’s "chronically under-resourced public education system" according to a news release from Educate Nevada Now.

The case made it to the state Supreme Court after a lower court ruling was appealed.

In the complaint the parents are asking the "Court to determine and find that Nevada public education has fallen short of the requirements of the Nevada Constitution in providing the resources necessary to ensure a basic, uniform, and sufficient education for the schoolchildren of this state.” 

The documents below were sourced from the Educate Nevada Now website.... Read More

Adele ticket notifications go out to some

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - For some lucky Adele fans today was the day to receive an email notifying them that they were eligible to buy tickets for her upcoming Las Vegas residency at the Caesars Coliseum.

On the day her residency was announced, Ticketmaster allowed people to sign up for the chance to be on a list to buy tickets.

It allowed the selection of several dates and if you were chosen you got an email today with further instructions.

If you were not chosen you received and email with the headline, "You're On The Waitlist"

The email also states:... Read More

Motorcyclist dies of injuries from Sunday crash in Henderson

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A motorcyclist died in a crash Sunday in Henderson, according to police.

Speed was a factor in the 4 p.m. crash at Stephanie Street and Trail Canyon Road, police said.

A preliminary investigation determined a Ford SUV northbound on Stephanie Street, stopped at the red light at Trail Canyon. As the Ford proceeded on a green light, the motorcycle, also northbound on Stephanie Street, collided with the rear of the Ford.

The driver was thrown from the motorcycle.

The intersection was closed for three hours during the investigation.

The motorcyclist's name will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

The accident is being investigated as Henderson's ninth traffic fatality for 2021... Read More

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30-year-old man faces DUI charge in deadly Saturday crash

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A 30-year-old man is in custody facing a charge of DUI resulting in death in a Saturday night crash in the south valley.

Dustin J. Porter is in the Clark County Detention Center on $100,000 bail awaiting a court hearing on Tuesday morning.

Porter is accused of DUI and failure to obey a stop sign in a crash that killed the driver of a silver Lexus sedan at S. Eastern Avenue and Bluegrass Lane, just north of Windmill Lane.

Henderson police say Porter was driving westbound on Bluegrass when he collided with the Lexus, which was northbound on Eastern, at about 7 p.m. That crash was followed by a collision with two other vehicles. The driver of the Lexus was taken to a hospital and died of injuries from the crash. A driver of one of the other vehicles was also transported to the hospital and is expected to recover.

Henderson police, Metro police and the Clark County Fire Department all responded to the crash... Read More

SLIDESHOW: Metro police take 250+ deserving kids on holiday shopping spree

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- It was a day filled with holiday spirit as Las Vegas Metro Police Department officers went shopping with some very excited children over the weekend.

It's the annual Santa Cops shopping experience where kids are paired up with officers to shop for toys and winter necessities before Christmas. More than 250 children took part in the special day... Read More

Fatal crash at Tropicana, Polaris

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- One person is dead following a crash at the intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Polaris Avenue, according to Metro police.

The crash, which involves a box truck and a van, was reported at noon.

Tropicana is shut down to traffic in that area. Motorists need to find an alternate route... Read More