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Good Day on the Road: Summerlin projects

A big dirt lot to the south of the new ballpark is where the next luxury apartments will go up and work is already underway.

In Summerlin, things are moving and fast by Pavilion Center Drive and Sahara Avenue. Infrastructure is being laid out to build 267 luxury apartment units slated to open next spring.

"And eventually we're going to have 3,000 to 4,000 residential units in this whole area," said Tom Warden, senior vice president, community & government relations for Summerlin.

That plan includes the already leased 124 units at the nearby Constellation complex. Warden with Howard Hughes Corporation says there's an even larger plan for 35 new neighborhoods across Summerlin.

"A lot of people probably think Summerlin development is just about done. The reason is cause we've been at it since 1990."

More than 1,800 construction jobs in all were created in Downtown Summerlin for the new apartments, the ballpark, and Two Summerlin office tower... Read More

Good Day on the Road: Highlighting Summerlin

The office building known as One Summerlin is now full. So, another one is being built in the heart of Downtown Summerlin, just north of City National Arena.

It was just 30 years ago when plans surfaced to build Summerlin back in 1988.

A picture, shared by the Howard Hughes Corporation, shows what the deserted plot of land once was.

"Building a whole new community out of a whole cloth," said Tom Warden, senior vice president, community & government relations for Summerlin.

The spotlight, shining again over Downtown Summerlin with sports fever and other development, like Two Summerlin. Six stories of new office space will open in august.

"Very much increased interest in people wanting to work in the same place that they live," Warden said.

A major law firm in Las Vegas, Ballard Spahr national law firm, is one of the tenants over at One Summerlin. They relocated their whole Las Vegas office there... Read More

Rash of burglaries hitting the Summerlin area

Metro is investigating a rash of burglaries in the Summerlin area near Hualapai Way and Desert Inn Road.

Aurora Malan is a homeowner and says, "I never thought I'd be living in literally like a state of fear being the fourth house that's broken into in three weeks."

Malan made a quick run to the store last Thursday and came home to a surprise. Malan says someone broke into her home.

"They've taken my peace of mind and I'm spending thousands of dollars to upgrade my home so this never happens again."

She's not alone, the same thing happened to Debbie Hansen. Her family was home at the time and her husband rushed downstairs when he heard a big crash.

These homeowners are taking action, upgraded security systems, lights, locks and window protections and more.

It is putting the rest of the neighborhood on alert so those responsible don't dare to return, unless they want to get caught... Read More

PHOTOS: Man suspected of DUI plows truck into restaurant

A man suspected of driving drunk drove his truck into a popular restaurant Monday afternoon.

According to Metro Police, around 1:30 p.m officers received a call about a red Ford pick up truck that was driven into Marche' Bacchus located at 2620 Regatta Drive in Summerlin.

When police arrived at the scene, they noticed the driver was drunk, so he was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. The driver was taken to Mountain View Hospital to receive treatment for injuries sustained.

No one else was hurt. The restaurant is still open for business... Read More

Entrance fees for Red Rock Canyon increasing next month

Nature lovers will soon have to pay more to visit the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Las Vegas.

Park fees for the 13-mile (21-kilometer) scenic drive and campground will increase on Feb. 20.

The entrance fee for a car or a truck will jump from $7 to $15.

The price for motorcycles will increase from $3 to $10.

Those entering on a bicycle or on foot will pay have to $5 per person.

The price for individual and group campsites will also increase.

The Bureau of Land Management says the increase will support the growing number of visitors and improve service to the public.

The price for the Red Rock Canyon Annual Support Pass will stay at $30. ... Read More

Baby who died after co-sleeping with parent identified

The 9-month-old baby who died after co-sleeping with a parent has been identified as Cayden Triggs by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

According to Las Vegas Metro Police, the baby's father called police Monday after the baby was found not breathing.

The father had been sleeping with the infant in a chair.

The child was taken to Summerlin Hospital Medical Center and pronounced dead.

No charges have been filed. There is no history of abuse in the household... Read More

Report: Surveillance shows suspect was fleeing area when shot by storage facility manager

The storage facility where an alleged thief was shot and killed Friday night had been hit by thieves over the past several months, according to an arrest report released Monday.

Metro Police said Martin Maycock called 9-1-1 dispatch to report that he had shot an unknown man who was attempting to steal items from the storage facility he managed. Maycock said he was conducting a routine perimeter check at the "Storage at Summerlin" when everything unfolded.

The facility is located at 7441 W. Lake Mead Boulevard. The man shot and killed has been identified as Jeffrey Paget.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found Paget seated in the driver's seat of an unregistered white cargo van. Paget was suffering from a gunshot wound to the left side of his chest. Paget was taken to UMC where he died from his injuries... Read More