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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

Metro, Red Rock Search and Rescue help stranded hikers

Metro Search and Rescue, along with Red Rock Search and Rescue had to rescue some hikers at Red Rock Tuesday.

According to authorities, a hiker in the Gray Cap Peak area at Red Rock reported finding three women hikers just before 4 p.m. The women, who range in age from 22-25, said they were lost.

They also didn't have any food, water or cell phone service, Metro Police said.

Metro said it would send one of its rescuers to the area on foot to bring the hikers back to safety.

No word on how the hikers got lost... Read More

Las Vegas 51s to get new ballpark in Downtown Summerlin

The Howard Hughes Corporation® announced Tuesday that it plans to develop and construct a baseball stadium in Downtown Summerlin. The ballpark will be developed on approximately eight acres just south of City National Arena, which is the National Hockey League's practice facility for the Vegas Golden Knights. ... Read More

2 people struck, injured by vehicle in Summerlin

Two people were hit by a vehicle in Summerlin Tuesday night.

According to Metro Police, the victims were struck by a car in the area of S. Fort Apache Road and Lake South Drive around 8 p.m.

The two pedestrians were taken to University Medical Center with serious injuries. The pedestrians may have been at fault, Metro said.

This is a developing story. ... Read More

Police: 2 kids found in pools taken to hospital

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue and Metro Police were called to two separate incidents Tuesday in which children were submerged in water.

According to Metro Police, both incidents happened after 6 p.m.

The first call came out around 6:14 p.m. at 2000 block of Bayhill Drive near Fort Apache Road and Sahara Avenue. It happened at a party that had around 50 people in attendance, Metro Police said.

CPR had to be performed on the child who is said be either two or three in age. The child was taken to Summerlin Pediatrics. Metro's Abuse and Neglect Unit were called to the scene to investigate.

The second incident happened in northwest Las Vegas in the 1500 block of Chambolle Court near Charleston... Read More