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1 man dies, 2 rescued after canyoneering incident in Zion National Park

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A 31-year-old Virginia man died over the weekend in Zion National Park while canyoneering with two others.

The area around Heaps Canyon and Upper Emerald Pools was closed as about 30 members of a search and rescuer team retrieved the body of Andrew Arvic of Chesapeake, Virginia, on Sunday.

Arvig and others began their trip through Heaps Canyon on Saturday, and Arvig was the first of the group to exit the canyon, according to a National Park Service (NPS) news release. He was suspended 260 feet above the pools when the team reached him.

According to NPS, Arvig needed to land on a small rock ledge to re-anchor his rope, but he rapelled 20 feet past that point and was unable to get back up to the ledge.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department and the National Park Service are investigating the cause of Arvig’s death... Read More

31-year-old missing woman last heard from on Nov. 24

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Metro police are asking the public for help in locating a missing 31-year-old woman from Las Vegas.

Tina Kenny was last heard from on November 24, after she posted on Facebook that her car had broken down and that she was stranded.

According to the release, she may have been living in a black or possibly silver/dark gray 2002 Ford Expedition over the course of the last few weeks.

Tina is described as 5'3" tall and has blonde hair and green eyes.

Her family believes she may be in extreme danger.

If you have any information that could help police cal: 702-828-3111. ... Read More

New video shows 2 men police say were involved in bus stop deadly shooting

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police have released surveillance video showing two suspects in a Nov. 18 deadly shooting on the east side of the Las Vegas valley that left one man dead.

The shooting was reported around 2:49 a.m. near Boulder Highway and Nellis Boulevard.

According to Metro the victim was sitting at a bus stop when he was approached by two unidentified male suspects. The victim and one of the suspects got into a verbal dispute.

During the dispute, the suspect produced a firearm and shot the victim. The suspects fled the area, and the victim ran for help.

Detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify the two suspects captured on surveillance video near the scene of the shooting... Read More

Man shot inside Bally's early Sunday, Metro police say

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- Metro police are investigating a shooting at the Bally's Las Vegas Hotel and Casino early Sunday morning.

Police were called to Bally's, 3600 S. Las Vegas Blvd., just after 3 a.m. When they arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Police did not specify whether the shooting victim was found in the hotel area or the casino area.

The man was taken to University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation remains ongoing, according to Metro.

No other details were immediately available.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. ... Read More

Woman who died in crash that split car into 2 pieces identified by coroner

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The woman who was killed in a single-car crash that split a Chrysler 300 into two pieces has been identified by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

Maria Maldoneido, 41, died in the crash late Friday on Hollywood Boulevard at Turtle Hill Road in the east valley. Maldoneido was the only occupant of the vehicle.

Police described the crash as a high-speed crash, and said Maldoneido's car spun as she lost control headed southbound on Hollywood at about 11:50 p.m. on Friday.

The car hit a large utility support pole and split into two parts, according to Metro police.

Maldoneido was pronounced dead at the scene. Her cause of death is listed as multiple blunt force trauma.

The collision remains under investigation... Read More

Emotional goodbye for UNLV student in hospital honor walk to donate organs

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Hospital staff at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, as well as family and friends, lined the halls for an honor walk as the body of 20-year-old Nathan Valencia was wheeled into an operating room for his organs to be removed for donation.

Valencia collapsed after a boxing match on Nov. 19 and died four days later due to brain injuries, according to his family.

The boxing event was organized by Kappa Sigma Fraternity and as a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Valencia wanted to take part since it was for charity.

Valencia was a registered organ donor. His family, who sent this video to the I-Team, said his organs will go to help eight people. The honor walk took place on Thanksgiving Day around 5:30 p.m... Read More

DNA solves 42-year-old cold case murder of Las Vegas teen Kim Bryant

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – The cold case murder of a 16-year-old Las Vegas girl in 1979 has been solved through DNA.

Metro police held a news conference Monday to announce that DNA has solved the murder case of Kim Bryant more than four decades ago.

On Jan. 26, 1979, Bryant was reported missing when she didn’t return home from school. She had gone there to register for classes. The Western High school sophomore was last seen that morning near a Dairy Queen restaurant on Decatur Boulevard near U.S. 95. Her body was found on Feb. 20 in a desert area near Charleston Boulevard and Buffalo Drive.

Police determined Bryant was abducted, sexually assaulted and killed. Now, they’ve determined -- through DNA testing -- that the person responsible was 19-year-old Johnny Peterson. He died in 1993... Read More