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No Answers for Family of Murdered Teen

A Palo Verde teen was shot to death in broad daylight two years ago. Police have yet to find the gunman and now the family is pleading for anyone with information to come forward.

Eighteen-year-old Cory Iascone's family and friends gathered Wednesday afternoon for a vigil to remember his life. He was found shot to death in his car in a quiet neighborhood on Desert Shores. Family and friends say they will never forget him.

"He was peacemaker. Everybody loved him," said Cory's mother Laurie Barry.

"He was my best friend. He was my whole world," said Cory's sister Ashley Iascone.

Cory's mother and sister say the pain never goes away, all the while knowing his killer is still out there. His family gathers at the spot where he was murdered. They pray for closure and for justice. "My son was a good kid. He didn't have violent bone in his body," said Barry.

It was a Sunday afternoon when Cory left home to drop off a friend.

Student Arrested for Allegedly Bringing Gun to School

A high school student has been arrested for bringing a gun to school, according to Clark County School Police. They say the 15-year-old Cimarron High School student had a .357 magnum with him.

No one was hurt. The teen faces charges for possession of a weapon.

Fatal Accident near Durango and Boseck

One woman is dead after a car accident Friday afternoon on Durango and Boseck.

Police say the 55-year-old woman was making a left hand turn from Boseck to Durango when her car was hit by 18-year-old driver in a Jeep.

The driver of the Jeep was taken to UMC with minor injuries. Police say it appears that driver may have gone through a red light. 

Neighbors Return After Chemicals Removed From House

Police cleared residents to return to a northwest Las Vegas neighborhood that was partially evacuated Thursday night while local and federal authorities removed chemicals found in a house.

Residents living at  the 7600 block Adornment Court were evacuated after police and federal agents found possible bomb making materials at a nearby home. The home is located in the Northwest part of the valley near Buffalo and Farm.

Police discovered the suspicious materials when they went to the home to conduct a welfare check.

Neighbors were asked to leave overnight while authorities removed the chemicals, which officials have not identified. FBI Agent David Staretz describes them as commercially available chemicals, and says they were destroyed in the desert.

Another Las Vegas Car Dealership Closes

It's yet another sign of the sagging Las Vegas economy, but this time there is a mostly happy ending to the story.

A car dealership in the far northwest valley is closing its doors, but most of the employees will keep their jobs.

Centennial Hyundai opened about eight months ago. Wednesday the dealership announced it is suspending operations and moving nearly all of the 60 employees to other Hyundai dealerships in the valley.

"This store is not actually a closing per se, this store will be in abeyance. Otherwise, the franchise agreement continues. It is not a termination of the franchise agreement," said Centennial Hyundai spokesman Tom Letizia.

The company says there is simply not enough business in the northwest to justify keeping the dealership open. In a statement, the owner says he does plan to reopen this dealership possibly within two years when economic conditions improve.

Elderly Couple Dies in Murder Suicide

An elderly couple is dead from an apparent murder suicide that happened Tuesday night.

Police say there were contacted to check on the couple and when they arrived at the home in the 9900 block of Charlemont Drive, they found the man and woman in their master bedroom. Both were shot in the head.

Police say evidence at the scene indicates the deaths are at the result of a murder suicide. Both victims were in their mid-70's and had been suffering from medical issues.

Home Builders Adapt to Tough Market

While many U.S. housing markets are seeing an increase in home sales, Las Vegas is still struggling. That's especially true for new home construction which has stiff competition from the flood of foreclosed homes for sale.

One local builder says the key to selling is adapting to buyer's changing needs.

There appears to be a shift in the consumer culture. Homebuyers concerned about both the economy and the environment are choosing smaller, less expensive and more energy efficient homes.

It's a trend that long-time Las Vegas homebuilder American West also noticed and it says it's Lexington community in Highlands Ranch represents the idea that less can be more.

The Lexington community in the far southwest caters to a new breed of new homebuyer. According to the latest census data, new home sizes are shrinking considerably.

Consumers are becoming more practical in these tough economic times.