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Woman Killed in NW Las Vegas Shooting

Metro police say one woman is dead and a man has been taken to the hospital in critical condition in what police are calling an apparent murder suicide. 

Police say the man shot and killed the woman before turning the gun on himself in a home near Grand Teton and Cimarron Monday afternoon.

Investigators say the couple were boyfriend and girlfriend and lived together in the home. Police were called to the home around 1:30 p.m.

"We do believe this to be domestic related. Hopefully he will come out of surgery and we will be able to talk to him and get more info," said Lt. Lew Roberts, Metro. 

When police arrived on the scene, they found the woman dead from a gunshot wound near the kitchen. The man, also suffering a gunshot wound, was rushed to UMC.

It was a sad ending to the holiday for neighbors.

"It's unfortunate. Very unnerving.

Las Vegas Rally Against Big Government

The emotional debate over health care reform heated up Monday when hundreds gathered for a rally against big government.

The Tea Party Express Tour took place at the Sports Center of Las Vegas and drew about 500 people who wanted to get their message out. 

They say enough is enough when it comes to the president's plan for health care reform. The group which chanted, cheered and waved American flags and homemade signs said they are tired of being silenced.

"Today is about being heard. We've been ignored," said Philip Gaudin who brought surgical masks with a message.

"For the people who don't think Obama is qualified to be their physician kind of like the statement don't tread on my healthcare," he said.

I-Team: Court Battle Keeps Construction Project Halted

At least 300 Las Vegas contractors could be working on an expansion of the 215 but they aren't because of a long court battle between two paving companies.  Allegations of child pornography, botched licenses and union bias are all keeping the jobs from happening.

Clark County wants to expand the 215 to four lanes from Decatur to Tenaya. For the last few months, Las Vegas Paving and North Dakota based Fisher Sand and Gravel have been feuding in court to get that job. Las Vegas Paving's bid was higher and they still got the contract. Fisher cried foul after feeling like targets for past discretions and anti-union bias.

The fight over widening part of the 215 has taken a strange path recently. To Fisher's attorney, Stan Parry, it's unacceptable.

"It's ludicrous.

Suspicious Suitcases Deemed Safe

Metro has cleared the scene where they were investigating the discovery of two suspicious suitcases found in a Summerlin neighborhood.

The suitcases were discovered in a parking lot at Summerlin Pkwy. and Town Center. Police are now allowing pedestrian traffic into the area.

Las Vegas Doctors Linked to Jackson Death Investigation

Two more Las Vegas doctors have been attached to the Michael Jackson death investigation and Eyewitness News is uncovering more about both of those doctors.

Search warrants outlined the list of four powerful sedation drugs in Jackson's system at the time of his death. Las Vegas cardiologist Dr. Conrad Murray told police he injected the drugs to help Jackson sleep.

The affidavits attached to the search warrants also revealed two names of other Las Vegas  who were implicated by Murray in his police interview with Los Angeles detectives. One doctor is an anesthesiologist and the other is a dentist.

In the police interview with his lawyer, Murray told detectives he watched Dr. David Adams give Michael Jackson the dangerous drug propofol. He told police the event took place sometime between March and April at a cosmetologist's office in the Las Vegas area.

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Bicyclists and Hikers May Pay at Red Rock

Bicyclists and hikers on foot would no longer get in free at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area under a proposed federal Bureau of Land Management fee increase.

A BLM spokeswoman says the new fees could go into effect in March at the area west of Las Vegas. Bicyclists and hikers would pay $3, and fees for vehicles entering the 13-mile scenic drive would rise from $5 to $7 per car and $2 to $3 per motorcycle.

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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.