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Sentencing Scheduled for High School Student's Killer

One of the two teens accused of shooting to death a high school student walking home is expected to be sentenced today.

Ezekial Williams, who was 18-years-old and Gerald Davison who was 16-years-old shot 15-year-old Christopher Privett in a drive by shooting in Feb. 2008 near Palo Verde High School. Police say both teens were part of a gang.

The triggerman was Gerald Davison, Jr. and the driver was Ezekiel Williams. Williams has already been sentenced, Davison who is now 17-years-old will be sentenced today. He had attemped to have his guilty plea to first degree-murder withdrawn but it was denied by a judge.

Davison had told investigators that just before the shooting, a group of students near Palo Verde threw gang signs at them and were "talking trash" about Williams' girlfriend. Davison says Williams handed him the gun and encouraged him to shoot at the students from the car.

Frustrated Homeowner Takes his Bank to Court

One frustrated homeowner is using a new law to take his bank to court because he says his bank refused to work out a loan modification with him.

The law allows any homeowner going into foreclosure to force their mortgage lender to try mediation first. Under the law, if the mediator finds that the bank did not come to the table in good faith, the case moves to district court for sanctions.

Homeowners frustrated with their lender now have one more way to fight back and avoid foreclosure. The law is called the Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program.

The attorney for Chase Bank was clearly not happy to be in court Thursday morning. Homeowner Raul Cardenas has been fighting since last December to stay in his home. Chase Bank holds his mortgage. 

Cardenas bought his dream house in the northwest part of the valley for his wife and four young boys in 2006.

Police Make Arrest in Violent Attack on Woman

Police have made an arrest in the brutal beating of a 65-year-old woman on October 14th.

Daniel Ruiz has been booked into the Clark County Detention Center on multiple charges including robbery and first degree kidnapping.

Police say Ruiz broke into the woman's home near Smoke Ranch and Buffalo and severely beat her before stealing car. The car was discovered two days after the attack.

Teen Critically Injured in Morning Accident

A 16-year-old male suffered critical injuries in a car accident Tuesday morning at Rainbow Blvd. and Whispering Sands Dr.

The teen was a passenger in a car driven by a 17-year-old male, who suffered moderate injuries.

According to Metro, the teen driver failed to stop at a stop sign and hit an SUV. That driver suffered minor injuries.

Nevada Schools See Improved Math Scores

Clark County schools have something to celebrate. Nevada was just one of four states that improved in both 4th and 8th grade math this year.

According to a study by the U.S. Department of Education, Nevada showed slight improvements this year compared to two years ago and major improvement from 13 years ago. One local school credits a special teaching method used.

At Richard Bryan Elementary School, Mrs. Crew's reputation speaks for itself.

"Mrs. Crew makes it really fun, she has a lot of games that we do in here," said Megan Burns, student.

Crew is known for helping kids master math, so it's the only subject she teaches. Her school ditched the traditional model where one teacher teaches every subject. At Richard Bryan, students rotate between teachers and subjects.

Teen Dead in Northwest Las Vegas Accident

Metro Police are investigating a fatal Tuesday night accident near West Ann Road and Centennial Center Boulevard.

Police say two 17-year-olds were driving on Centennial in a Nissan Altima when the driver lost control and struck a palm tree. The car's passenger side took the most damage from the impact.

The driver was transported to University Medical Center in an unknown condition, but police say he was talking to emergency responders. The passenger died at the scene.

Police say speed is a factor in this crash. They don't believe the teens were racing or drinking alcohol, but they do think they were driving fast.

Teen Accident Victim Identified

Police say speed was the biggest factor in a car crash that killed 17-year-old Pierino Yohanes Halley who was a student at Centennial High School.

Halley was killed when the car he was a passenger in slammed into a light pole and trees Tuesday night near Centennial Center Blvd. and Ann Road. Along that particular stretch of road, there are no stop lights and people say it is common for drivers to exceed the speed limit.

"It says 35 and people usually go 50 or 55 because there are never any cops over here to pull them over so they think it is just an open street," said Brittany Tarricone, teen driver.