Firefighters battled a four-alarm fire for more than five hours Friday in North Las Vegas, with flames shooting hundreds of feet in the air that could be seen as far away as Southern Highlands in the southwest valley. Smoke from the blaze could be seen in Henderson.
A 64-year-old man died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a car crash last month, North Las Vegas police said Thursday.
The family of a man missing since January hasn’t given up its search but has lowered its expectations. “We’re looking for his body,” said Jeffrey Goldberg, the man’s brother. Keith Goldberg, 54, disappeared Jan. 31 after leaving his east valley apartment. He was captured on a surveillance camera near Las Vegas Boulevard South and St. Rose Parkway that morning.
The Southern Nevada Water Authority board used February’s extra day to push through a rate increase that will boost most residential bills by about $5 a month starting in May. The fee totals $5 a month for the average single-family home, about $35 a month for a small retail store and more than $2,200 a month for a large resort.
Wesley Barrientos, who lost his legs to a roadside bomb in Iraq, cranked his three-wheeled cycle with his hands and arms Tuesday, headed north on U.S. 95 from Laughlin with fellow veteran Jeremy Staat riding a bicycle beside him. They were in the ninth day of a 4,163-mile ride from the Wall of Valor in Bakersfield, Calif., to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.