Cheryl Botzet in court Thursday
Dr. Alan Rice, Ariel's doctor
LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a fatal shooting at the intersection of Owens and H Street. A witness said it happened around 9:30, Saturday night. 8 News Now has a crew on the way toMore>> Police investigate fatal shooting at Owens and H Street.More>> Las Vegas, NV-- Metro police are investigating a fatal accident on El Capitan and Blue Diamond. It Happened just before nine this morning. Police say a van and a jeep collided. One Person was pronouncedMore>> Metro police are investigating a fatal accident on El Capitan and Blue Diamond. It happened just before 9 a.m. Saturday. Police say a van and a jeep collided.
LAS VEGAS -- NV Energy officials are working on power outage in the Summerlin area near Fort Apache and Flamingo Roads. Officials confirm 7,500 homes are without power and there's no cause on what ledMore>> NV Energy officials are working on a power outage in the Summerlin area near Fort Apache and Flamingo Roads.More>> LAS VEGAS -- The ethics case involving a Clark County Family Court judge is now in the hands of the Judicial Discipline Commission. The commission is deciding the fate of Judge Steven Jones. He is accusedMore>> The ethics case involving a Clark County Family Court judge is now being considered by the Judicial Discipline Commission.More>> Las Vegas-- Interstate-15 is closed both ways at the Utah border due to icy conditions at the Virgin River Gorge. There have been reports of several accidents in that area, according to NHP. No wordMore>> Las Vegas-- Interstate-15 is back open to traffic.
LAS VEGAS -- The intersection of Sunset and Eastern is blocked off as Metro Police investigate a fatal accident in the area. It happened just before 7 p.m. on Saturday. 8 News Now has a crew on theMore>> Metro Police say a bicyclist was not following the rules of the road when he was hit and killed at the intersection of Sunset and Eastern Saturday evening.More>> Las Vegas, NV-- A man is dead after an early morning officer-involved shooting. Police responded to a call around 2 a.m. at an apartment complex on Mountain Vista near Flamingo. They tells us the parentsMore>> The father of a man shot and killed by Metro Police early Saturday morning says he will seek legal action against the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.More>> LAS VEGAS -- A Las Vegas father is mourning the death of his son who was shot by Metro Police at an apartment complex near Flamingo Road and Boulder Highway. Police say the parents of a suicidal manMore>> A Las Vegas father is mourning the death of his son who was shot by Metro Police at an apartment complex near Flamingo Road and Boulder Highway.More>> LAS VEGAS -- Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting poor road conditions on State Route 160 from the Las Vegas valley to Pahrump. Crews from the Nevada Department of Transportation are sanding the road. SeveralMore>> Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting poor road conditions on State Route 160 from the Las Vegas valley to Pahrump.More>> LAS VEGAS -- A Clark County grand jury indicted a Las Vegas man for a murder at a strip club earlier this summer. The jury indicted Herbert Lee Johnson on one count of murder, one count of attempted murderMore>> A Clark County grand jury indicted a Las Vegas man for a murder at a strip club earlier this summer.More>>
The local mother charged with contributing to the death of her diabetic daughter was granted bail Tuesday. More>>
LuAnne Sorrell, Reporter
Ariel Botzet died after not getting the insulin she needed to keep her diabetes under control. Now her mother is charged with murder and Child Protective Services is under investigation. More>>
Brian Allen, Reporter
There's a concern that the Metro investigation, which led to the murder charge was based on a simplistic view of diabetes, a view that insulin is a "wonder" drug which "always" keeps the disease in check. While one Valley mom faces neglect and murder charges, another mom questions how neglect is defined. More>> A Las Vegas woman is charged with murder Thursday night because police say she didn't give her 11-year-old diabetic daughter the insulin she needed to stay alive. More>>