Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:30 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:30:30 GMT
HENDERSON, Nev. -- The killing of a woman in 1996 has police asking the public for help in solving the cold case crime. Diane Hietbrink, 58, was found dead in her home at 302 Nebraska Street on Sept.More>>
The killing of a woman in 1996 has police asking the public for help in solving the cold case crime.More>>
Thursday, June 20 2013 7:03 AM EDT2013-06-20 11:03:57 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- North Las Vegas Police are investigating a fatal crash at the intersection of West Ann Road and Camino Al Norte. Investigators said two vehicles collided with a female victim dying on scene.More>>
North Las Vegas Police is investigating a fatal crash at the intersection of West Ann Road and Camino Al Norte. More>>
Thursday, June 20 2013 1:32 AM EDT2013-06-20 05:32:50 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- It's been eight months and there's still no sign of a Las Vegas couple with Police believing there were suspicious circumstances surrounding the disappearance of April Roberts and her boyfriendMore>>
It's been eight months and there's still no sign of a Las Vegas couple with Police believing there were suspicious circumstances surrounding the disappearance of April Roberts and her boyfriend Phillip Johnson. A high profile volunteer search and rescue team is helping police track down new clues.More>>
Thursday, June 20 2013 12:01 AM EDT2013-06-20 04:01:12 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas as of this month ranks eighth among the nation's largest metropolitan areas in the number of foreclosed residences that have been vacated by their owners, RealtyTrac.com reportedMore>>
Las Vegas as of this month ranks eighth among the nation's largest metropolitan areas in the number of foreclosed residences that have been vacated by their owners, RealtyTrac.com reported Wednesday evening.More>>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 8:25 PM EDT2013-06-20 00:25:44 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- A U.S. District Judge has sentenced a Henderson man to 15 years in federal prison for multiple child pornography offenses. Richard Carl Brown, 35, was convicted in February on several charges,More>>
A U.S. District Judge has sentenced a Henderson man to 15 years in federal prison for multiple child pornography offenses.More>>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 7:06 PM EDT2013-06-19 23:06:17 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Obesity is an epidemic that's plagued our nation for decades. The American Medical Association now labels obesity a disease. There are 78 million obese adults and 12 million obese children. ElectedMore>>
Elected officials are trying to combat the obesity crisis in Las Vegas. On Wednesday, the Las Vegas City Council passed a resolution that increases access to healthy food options in under served areas.More>>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:52 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:52:04 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are reopening their academy so they can put 50 new police officers on the streets. The police academy graduated its last class in Jan. 2012. The money for the additional officersMore>>
Metro Police are reopening their academy so they can put 50 new police officers on the streets.More>>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:43 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:43:29 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Old-fashioned police work, combined with cutting-edge scientific methods, is solving crimes every day across Las Vegas. After almost 36 years, the head of Metro's crime lab is retiring.More>>
Old-fashioned police work, combined with cutting-edge scientific methods, is solving crimes every day across Las Vegas.More>>
Steve Sebelius was born and raised in Huntington Beach, Calif. He graduated from Biola University in 1989, and went to work for his hometown newspaper, the weekly Huntington Beach Independent.
Shortly thereafter, he was hired by the Pomona Progress Bulletin to cover the then-newly incorporated city of Diamond Bar, as well as the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the nation's largest local government. It was at the Progress-Bulletin that he also began covering politics, a lifetime avocation. (The Progress-Bulletin later merged with its sister paper, the Ontario Daily Report to form the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. Sebelius was named bureau chief of the Pomona bureau following that merger.)
In 1990, he was hired by the Sacramento Union, then the oldest continually published daily newspaper west of the Mississippi River. He covered education, and later City Hall and state and federal courts. It was at the Union that he wrote a series of investigative stories on Bill Honig, then the state's superintendent of public instruction, which led to Honig's indictment and removal from office. (The Union ceased publishing in 1994.)
In 1993, he was hired by the Las Vegas Sun to cover police, and later City Hall, where he wrote in-depth reports about a police bond issue and city redevelopment efforts. He left Las Vegas in 1997 to work for the Gannet Co.-owned San Bernardino Sun, but returned to Las Vegas in 1998 as a writer for the alternative weekly newspaper CityLife.
In late 1999, he was hired by the Review-Journal to be that newspaper's political columnist, and also to write a twice-daily e-mail newsletter called the EARLY LINE. In that job, he wrote more than 800 columns and covered three elections and the contentious 2003 session of the Nevada state Legislature.
In 2005, after Review-Journal parent Stephens Media LLC purchased CityLife, Sebelius was named editor. He writes the award-winning weekly column "Coffee & Outrage," and a daily blog, "Various Things & Stuff." Under his tenure, CityLife has twice been recognized for general excellence and once for community service by the Nevada Press Association, and in 2008, the newspaper was accepted for membership in the prestigious Association of Alternative Newsweeklies.
Sebelius was the host of the television show Political Insiders, from 2006 to 2007, on KTNV Channel 13, Las Vegas's ABC affiliate. He has appeared as a regular guest on VegasPBS's Nevada Week in Review since 1995, and also appears frequently on Nevada Public Radio's State of Nevada interview program.