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Scammers taking advantage of Metro crash-response policy

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Now that Metro Police no longer responds to non-injury crashes, one former traffic sergeant says the policy is making company vehicles a target for scammers who are after insurance money. More>>

Program can shorten long lines at McCarran checkpoints

A growing program is helping travelers say goodbye to those stressful, long lines at the airport security checkpoint.

 

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Animals removed from home due to poor conditions

Dozens of animals were removed from a home in North Las Vegas late Thursday morning. The conditions were so awful medics had to be called to a residence near West Gowan Road and Revere Street.

 

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Program can shorten long lines at McCarran checkpoints

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A growing program is helping travelers say goodbye to those stressful, long lines at the airport security checkpoint. More>>

I-Team: Ex-Police chief calls Boulder City officials 'corrupt'

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A former top cop says clean, green Boulder City is actually a steamy political swamp in need of fumigation.

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Bill could bring more help to survivors of sex trafficking

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The war against sex trafficking could soon get more weaponry. A bill which would provide more resources for victims of human trafficking passed in the House of Representatives Wednesday.
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Virtual schools growing trend in Las Vegas

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Virtual schools are growing across the country, including right here in southern Nevada. Enrollment has increased by 10 to 30 percent at many of these campuses, but experts say before you pull your kids from a traditional school, there are some key things to consider. More>>

Judge wants answers about allegations of abuse at youth center

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Children hog-tied like animals and then thrown into a locked room for hours on end are some of the allegations Family Court Judge William Voy heard before ordering 12 Clark County boys be removed from the Nevada Youth Training Center in Elko last week. More>>

CCSD Police to hold prescription disposal event

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One drug coalition has seen kids as young as 8 years old abusing prescription drugs. Police say more than half of pill abusers get the pills from a friend or relative and it can be a deadly mistake.

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Tax hike proposed to fund stadium at UNLV

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Officials are throwing around the idea of increasing the sales tax throughout Clark County to raise money for a proposed stadium at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. More>>

Hot weather brings summer pests

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The hot and humid weather outside might be bringing bugs into your home. Many insects and arachnids are active in the summer as they seek food, water and shelter. More>>

8 on Your Side: Las Vegas couple fights for trip refund

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Have you ever bought something with a money-back guarantee, but later found it nearly impossible to get a refund? That happened to one couple, so they turned to 8 on Your Side. More>>

Convicted murderer speaks with 8 News NOW

The man convicted of the gruesome murder of a Las Vegas dancer says he's not a monster. Cirque dancer Jason Griffith spoke with 8 News NOW on the day of his sentencing.

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I-Team re-examines Metro's new crash-response policy

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Four months have passed since Metro Police announced that traffic officers would no longer respond to the scene of minor accidents, those in which there are no significant injuries. More>>

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