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Las Vegas officer Charleston Hartfield put to rest

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LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. Las Vegas Metro police Officer Charleston Hartfield was laid to rest on Friday. Officer Hartfield lost his life while conserving others throughout a mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Celebration on Oct. 1.

Prior to the procession and funeral service, the marquees on the Las Vegas Strip showed homages to Officer Hartfield.

At 9:15 a.m., a police motorcade accompanied the fallen officer and his household from Palm Mortuary on North Main Street to the Central Church situated at 1001 New Beginnings Drive in Henderson.

The funeral service started at 11 a.m and a second procession, lead by an authorities motorcade, traveled from the church to the graveside service at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City.

The graveside service consisted of the conventional making of honors, consisting of the presentation of the flag to the household, the playing of the Taps and bagpipes plus a flyover by Metro’s Air Assistance Area.

Motorists experienced hold-ups in and around the motorcade route, the church, and the graveside.

See FOX5’s protection of the funeral including the procession and the memorial service listed below.

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3 apprehended for murder after body found near Jones and Charleston

Jose Franco, Dorie Henley and Andrew Henley (left to right) were arrested for murder on Oct. 15, 2017. (LVMPD)< img src=" /wp-content/uploads/2017/10/15172359_G.jpg" alt =" Jose Franco, Dorie Henley and Andrew Henley (delegated right) were apprehended for murder on Oct. 15, 2017.

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” Jose Franco, Dorie Henley and Andrew Henley( left to right )were apprehended for murder on Oct. 15, 2017.( LVMPD)” border=” 0″ width=” 180″/ > Jose Franco, Dorie Henley and Andrew Henley( delegated right) were jailed for murder on Oct. 15, 2017.( LVMPD). LAS VEGAS (FOX5)-. Three individuals were arrested for murder and break-in after a male was discovered dead near Jones and Charleston Boulevards, according to City Police. Dorie Henley, 25, Andrew Henley, 21, and Jose Franco, 25, were detained Sunday on charges of murder with use of a deadly weapon, conspiracy to dedicate murder, break-in with usage of a deadly weapon, conspiracy to devote murder, grand larceny of a vehicle, and conspiracy to commit grand larceny of an auto,

Metro stated. On Oct. 10 at around 10 p.m., authorities were called to examine the death of the man at the corner of Cory Location and Soprano Lane. There, they found the male dead from apparent head trauma. Private investigators found that he we had been beaten and potentially stabbed. Cops said 2 men were seen jumping a wall into a nearby complex right before the call.

Anybody with info on the case is asked to call Metro at 702-828-3521.

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Charleston, S.C., cops report ‘active shooter scenario’

Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017|10:36 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C.– Authorities say they are examining a possible “active shooter” circumstance in downtown Charleston, South Carolina.

Police spokesman Charles Francis said a shooting was reported just after twelve noon on King Street, which is a row of restaurant and stores where tourists regularly collect.

He did not instantly report any injuries or info about a possible suspect. No other details were instantly offered.

Tom and Patsy Plant told The Post and Carrier of Charleston they were consuming at Virginia’s dining establishment and saw a man come out of the kitchen with a gun in his hand and said “there’s a brand-new manager in town.”

The couple said they overlooked a back door.

Naked guy discovered dead on U.S. 95 and Charleston off-ramp


Las Vegas Metro Cops and the Nevada Highway Patrol are examining the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a departed man near a highway off-ramp on Saturday morning.

A driver called 9-1-1 to report a naked male lying face down in the dirt location off the Charleston ramp on the United States 95 at 10:50 a.m. NHP and LVMPD authorities arrived at the scene with medical personnel. Medics pronounced the guy deceased quickly after, according to NHP Cannon fodder Jason Buratczuk. The Clark County Coroner might not instantly determine the cause of death.

At this time, authorities are investigating whether foul play was involved.

Stay with FOX5 for additional developments.

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Traffic delayed on I-15 southbound near Charleston for multi-car mishap

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015|8:38 p.m.

. An eight-vehicle pileup on Interstate 15 southbound near Charleston Boulevard sent out three individuals to the healthcare facility and was causing traffic hold-ups in the area Wednesday evening, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported about 7:30 p.m. between Charleston Boulevard and Sahara Avenue, Trooper Loy Hixson stated.

One vehicle was obstructing the left shoulder, 2 cars were obstructing the ideal shoulder and the others were scattered in between the travel lanes on the interstate, he stated.

One center lane was open as of about 8:30 p.m., he said.

The cause of the crash has actually not yet been figured out, he stated.

3 adults were brought to University Medical Center with nonlife-threatening injuries, Hixson said.

Cannon fodders are also investigating two other incidents in that location, causing traffic hold-ups, he stated.

Those events are small, he stated.

Youngster struck by hit-and-run motorist on East Charleston


A car struck a 6-year-old kid in a crosswalk before driving away from an east Las Vegas Valley crossway, according to cops.

Las Vegas City cops stated the occurrence occurred at the crossway of East Charleston Boulevard and Marion Drive at 8:35 p.m. Tuesday.

According to cops, the kid sustained small injuries in the crash. The automobile included was explained only as a gray Nissan without tinted windows.

The child was taken to a regional hospital for examination.

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Teams find missing out on 16-year-old on Mt. Charleston

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A Las Vegas Metro Search and Rescue team was actively looking for a 16-year-old child who went missing Thursday at Mount Charleston.

Metro’s Lt. Jeff Goodwin stated the teenager was with friends and family on Cathedral Rock Trail when he got separated from his group.

City’s SAR group began the look for the teen at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. The teenager is stated to have food, water, camping equipment and a cell phone.

Teams were able to locate the teen early Saturday afternoon.

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Hail covers ground at Mt. Charleston

Hail covers the ground at Mt. Charleston. (Source: Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort)Hail covers the ground at Mt. Charleston. (Source: Las Vegas Ski & & Snowboard Resort).

A storm that sat over Mt. Charleston on Friday afternoon disposed lots of hail on the peak. So much, in reality, that it resembled the ground near Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort was covered by snow.

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Crews put out fire former prop store near Charleston and Las Vegas Blvd .


Las Vegas Fire & & Rescue replied to a one-story structure in the 500 block of Park Paseo, near Las Vegas Blvd. and Charleston Saturday early morning after receiving calls of smoke coming out of the chimney.

Smoke conditions got worse once firemens showed up on scene. A forced entry was tried however was unsuccessful due to the amount of items stacked versus the front doors. Crews had the ability to go into the structure through a side door.

The fire was located in the middle of the structure after it had currently burned through the ceiling and damaged the attic. Firefighters put out the fire in 15 minutes.

The rest of the building was harmed by smoke. Damages are estimated to be worth $100,000.

According to LVFR, the building was a former prop shop that had actually been closed considering that the owner’s death several years back.

The reason for the fire is still under examination. There were no injuries connected with this fire.

5,200 acres secured for jeopardized Mount Charleston blue butterfly

Federal regulatory authorities have designated more than 5,200 acres high in the Spring Mountains as vital habitat for the threatened Mount Charleston blue butterfly, consisting of one of the easiest locations to see the extremely unusual insect: on the slopes at the Las Vegas Ski & & Snowboard Resort.

The owners of the popular winter season sports area at the top of Lee Canyon intended to be left out from the important habitat area, however only a part of the resort– mostly around its structures and ski lifts– wound up being eliminated from the last plan unveiled Monday by the U.S. Fish & & Wildlife Service.

Throughout a public meeting in 2014, Jim Seely, marketing director for the ski area 50 miles northwest of the Strip, stated being designated as critical environment might derail strategies to add brand-new ski runs and summertime tourist attractions.

The ski resort has sent a 12-year plan to the U.S. Forest Service that would double the size of the operation and add 6 ski lifts and more snow-making equipment. The resort, which operates on public land under a long-lasting Forest Service lease, also wants to increase traffic throughout the summer season with a downhill mountain biking park on trails it intends to complete by 2016.

Mike Senn, field supervisor for the Fish & & Wildlife Service in Southern Nevada, stated much of that can still be finished with the correct planning and examination. If done right, clearing forest for more ski runs might really benefit the butterfly by producing more environment as it has somewhere else in the ski location.

“They may not have the ability to do everything they want on every inch, however there’s plenty of room for growth,” Senn stated.

The Fish & & Wildlife Service announced Monday it would set aside 5,241 acres for the butterfly no larger than a quarter instead of the 5,561 acres suggested last year. Excluded along with a portion of the ski resort were several day-use areas and campgrounds with a high concentration of facilities, heavy recreational or management activity and little practical environment.

The decision, which works on July 30, is outlined in a Federal Register notification set for publication Tuesday.

The designation requires the Forest Service to consult with the Fish & & Wildlife Service to ensure any management activity in those locations does not damage the butterfly or the host and nectar plants on which it depends.

The butterfly’s decline recently is blamed in part on a Forest Service fuel-reduction project that saw little trees and brush cut down, damaged and spread out on the ground, effectively burying the Mount Charleston blue’s host plants and larvae.

The vital habitat is in three different blocks at the top of Kyle and Lee canyons and along the roadway connecting the two, state Path 158, near Fletcher Peak. The biggest of the three locations takes in a stretch of state Route 156 causing the ski location and into Lee Canyon above it.

About 99 percent of the habitat is federal land, and most of it is already protected as wilderness. The 1 percent that isn’t really includes a couple of residences and some Clark County land, however Fish & & Wildlife Service officials have said no new restrictions would be placed on private property.

The Mount Charleston blue is a distinct subspecies of the wider-ranging Shasta blue butterfly, however it takes a professional eye to identify it from other varieties of little, meadow-loving butterflies. The males are rainbowlike blue and gray, the females a dull brown.

The specific population is unknown, however there could be less than 100 left around. The butterfly was listed as a jeopardized types in 2013.

Conservationists hailed Monday’s environment classification.

“The Mount Charleston blue is among the most endangered butterflies in the world, so it’s terrific news that this gorgeous little individual lastly has actually protected important environment under the Endangered Species Act,” said Tierra Curry, a senior researcher for the Tucson, Ariz.-based ecological group Center for Biological Diversity. “We cannot save this unique Las Vegas butterfly without safeguarding the locations it resides in the Spring Mountains, and designating crucial habitat is a fantastic method to do that.”

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