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As a family struggles with the death of a 15-year-old boy killed over and iPad, police are trying to track down the men responsible.More>>
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Lines of people were wrapped around The Lotto Store twice this weekend for the second largest lottery in the history of Powerball. The jackpot has grown to $600 million. People tell 8 News Now they waitedMore>>
Lines of people were wrapped around The Lotto Store twice this weekend for the second largest lottery in the history of Powerball.More>>
Friday, May 17 2013 9:02 PM EDT2013-05-18 01:02:54 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- A volunteer basketball coach at Shadow Ridge High School has been arrested, Clark County Schools Police Lt. Ken Young said. According to the Clark County Detention Center, the volunteer coach,More>>
A volunteer basketball coach at Shadow Ridge High School has been arrested, Clark County Schools Police Lt. Ken Young said.More>>
Friday, May 17 2013 8:56 PM EDT2013-05-18 00:56:00 GMT
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LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating two people found dead in an apartment complex near Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway. According to police, the bodies were found around 3 p.m. Friday atMore>>
Metro Police are investigating the deaths of a man and a woman whose bodies were found in an apartment Friday afternoon near Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway.More>>
Friday, May 17 2013 8:17 PM EDT2013-05-18 00:17:28 GMT
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One person is reported dead following an explosion and fire at a facility located at North Las Vegas Boulevard and Sloan Lane.More>>
Friday, May 17 2013 8:03 PM EDT2013-05-18 00:03:09 GMT
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The theft of iPads, iPhones and other Apple devices is becoming commonplace, earning it the nickname, "Apple-picking," the police said.More>>
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The Federal Election Commission had found that the parents of disgraced former Sen. John Ensign of Nevada made excessive in-kind contributions to a former political action committee staff member.More>>
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Javon Walker may be a million dollar football player. But right now, he's fighting to Recover from a brutal attack and robbery right here in Las Vegas.
The attackers left him hospitalized after beating and stealing more than $100,000 from him.
It's another case of a high-priced star partying in Las Vegas but this time the fun ended quickly and ended at the hospital. Javon Walker is a frequent visitor to Las Vegas -- only this time, it nearly cost him his life.
From where Seat Williams stands -- "The NFL seems to find bad luck here." The sports talk radio host says it was only a matter of time. "If this doesn't wake up Walker, then he may never wake up," said Williams.
Police say Walker was found beaten and robbed early Monday morning. He partied Saturday at Tryst nightclub at the Wynn. And then again on Sunday night, according to the Spy on Vegas website, spraying a crowd with Dom Perignon from his private booth sporting a gigantic diamond watch.
He then went to Drai's After Hours at Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon to keep the party going. Late Sunday, he went to the Hard Rock and Body English, and left at 3:30 a.m. on Monday.
He was found unconscious nearly four hours later, minus $100,000 in jewelry, including a diamond and $3,000 in cash. He has a concussion and major trauma to his eye.
Williams says Walker's on-field acrobatics pale in comparison to his off-field problems. On New Year's Day 2007, Walker was involved in a gang shooting in Denver. His friend and teammate was shot -- and died in Walker's arms.
"You figure that would be enough of a red flag to tell you, I can't go out clubbing by myself, I have to be careful where I go, I can't be spraying champagne all over the place in Vegas," said Williams.
But that's exactly what Walker did. Over the last year and a half, club insiders say Walker has become a Las Vegas fixture, grabbing attention like this: video posted on YouTube claiming to show him spraying champagne once again.
For Williams -- it was only a matter of time before Walker's high-flying lifestyle caught up to him. "Young, money, fast cars, hot women, bad attitudes, I'm all that. And guess what? In the end you find yourself on the curb with your eye socket hanging out," he said.
Police said Walker is still at Sunrise. They plan to interview him to get more information. They also have surveillance video they are cleaning up of potential suspects.