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Renowned paranormal radio host Art Bell has died in Pahrump


Thanks To Art Bell Art Bell, known for the paranormal-themed nationally syndicated radio show” Coast to Coast AM, “died Friday, April 13, 2018 in Pahrump. In this file image, he’s pictured with his child, Asia, at his house studio in 2013.

Saturday, April 14, 2018|10:57 a.m.

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Eccentric radio host Art Bell passed away at his Pahrump home Friday, inning accordance with the Nye County Sherriff’s Office. He was 72.

Bell was understood for the paranormal-themed nationally syndicated radio program “Coast to Coast AM,” which he was associated with considering that 2003. He developed a loyal fan base who listened to the program when it aired in the late nights.

” For all you odd late-night radio listeners (me consisted of),” Tweeted U.S.A Today reporter Jeff Zillgitt. “My other half confesses to being a little anxious when she found my Art Bell listening routines. RIP.”

Bell later on established Pahrump’s KNYE 95.1 FM radio station, where its broadcast studio and transmitter were stationed near his Pahrump house. The station airs Coast to Coast AM nighttime from 10 p.m. till 6 a.m.

Bell retired a couple of times throughout the years, consisting of in 2015 from his “Midnight in the Desert” program after exactly what he declares to be numerous intrusion occasions taking place at his Pahrump home. He would notoriously start out his broadcasts, “From the kingdom of Nye,” an ode to Nye County, where Pahrump lies.

In July 2016 Bell had a health scare, spending 5 days in a Las Vegas hospital, inning accordance with the show’s website.

” I am not in excellent shape, so weak I can not dress myself,” he wrote on the website.

Bell is a conscript of both the Nevada Broadcaster’s Association Hall of Popularity and National Radio Hall of Popularity.

An autopsy is scheduled for next week to identify the cause of death, Sharon Wehrly, Nye County Sheriff said.

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Man, 63, hung on arson charge in Pahrump church fire

Monday, Aug. 28, 2017|1:35 p.m.

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A constable’s spokesman says a 63-year-old Nevada man is dealing with felony arson and other charges after he was accused of beginning a fire at an evangelical Christian church.

Nye County constable’s spokesperson Arnold Knightly said Monday that Frank Eugene Casey was arrested after he was discovered sitting in a parked cars and truck close by while firefighters fought flames about 1 a.m. Friday at the Trinity Assembly of God Church in Pahrump.

Knightly says Casey was imprisoned on $102,500 bail pending a court look on charges likewise including church residential or commercial property damage and drunken driving.

A court clerk didn’t instantly react to a message, and it wasn’t instantly clear if Casey had a legal representative.

Knightly says Casey told federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Guns agents and state authorities detectives that he started the fire in a church storeroom.

Male jailed in 3-year-old'' s death in Pahrump

Monday, July 17, 2017|9:49 a.m.

PAHRUMP– Nye County constable’s deputies have actually arrested a suspect in the death of a 3-year-old kid in Pahrump.

The constable’s office states 38-year-old Cole Engleson of Pahrump was being kept in the county prison without bail today on suspicion of open murder, domestic violence and kid abuse with considerable physical harm leading to death.

Detectives say police responded to calls about a kid who had stopped breathing at a regional home at 7:15 p.m. Saturday.

Police say the kid had several swellings and other injuries, and later on was pronounced dead at Desert View Hospital.

Investigators say the kid supposedly had actually been left alone in the care of Engelson, who was recognized as the sweetheart of the kid’s mother.

An autopsy is pending. It’s not clear if Engleson has an attorney or will be selected one at a pending court appearance.

Pahrump lady shot in head anticipated to survive, recover

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Pahrump officers assaulted by pit bulls while serving warrant

Tuesday, April 18, 2017|10 p.m.

Bailiffs in Pahrump were assaulted by a set of pit bulls on Tuesday while serving an arrest warrant, inning accordance with the Nye County Sheriff’s Office.

The 2 bailiffs got in the gated residential or commercial property after they called out and tried to find the homeowners to no get, officials stated, including that there were no signs of canines in the lawn.

When they went into the yard, the 2 pets charged at the officers, who utilized “less-than-lethal approaches” to fend off the attack, however one of the dogs had the ability to bite one of them, triggering head injuries, authorities said. The officer was able to leave and was being treated at a healthcare facility.

The pet dogs weren’t injured and the one that bit the officer is being quarantined for 10 days to monitor for symptoms of illness, authorities said. The owner of the canines had been mentioned formerly for problems with the pit bulls.

The individual the officers were trying to find to serve the warrant hasn’t been found, authorities said. It wasn’t clear if that person is the dog owner or if anybody was home at the time of the attack.

Chinese traveler determined in fatal Pahrump crash

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015|2:17 p.m.

PAHRUMP– Authorities have actually recognized the Chinese tourist who was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Pahrump, Nevada.

The Nevada Highway Patrol said 61-year-old Zhongping Zhou of Beijjing, China died at the scene of the Saturday early morning crash near State Path 160 and Bell Vista Road, about an hour west of Las Vegas.

Zhou was sitting in the ideal rear traveler seat of a Hyundai SUV with 4 other Chinese travelers when it aimed to make a left turn from SR 160 and was struck by a Ford Expedition SUV.

2 guys, a boy and a woman in the Hyundai were hospitalized. 3 males in the Ford also suffered minor injuries.

Authorities said the travelers were most likely headed to Death Valley.

No charges have been submitted.

1 eliminated, 7 injured in Pahrump crash

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A single person was killed and 7 others were hurt in a crash in Pahrump on Saturday morning, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred about 10:40 a.m. at the intersection of State Route 160 and Bell Vista Opportunity.

Trooper Loy Hixson, of NHP, said a van with 5 people inside was heading north on the highway and made a left turn in front of a sport utility automobile. The SUV crashed into the traveler’s side of the van.

A lady who remained in the van died at the scene, Hixson said. The other 4 individuals inside were required to location hospitals for treatment.

Hixson said 3 individuals from the SUV were taken to location medical facilities for treatment of injuries that were not dangerous.

Hixson stated SR 160 will be closed to traffic at the scene till private investigators have actually cleared it.

The identities of the victims will later be launched by authorities.

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At energy summit, Reid assists reveal new Pahrump solar project

Nevada’s U.S. Senator Harry Reid on Monday helped reveal a brand-new 80-acre “community solar generation job” to be handled by Pahrump-based Valley Electric Association.

The 15-megawatt job, to be located at the north end of Pahrump Valley, will certainly create 200 jobs and an undefined amount of brand-new tax profits, stated Valley Electric CEO Tom Husted.

He expects construction on the job to start later this year and stated it might begin producing power by 2016.

Reid, speaking at the start of the 8th annual National Clean Energy Top at the Mandalay Bay events center, admired the step and said he wasn’t pleased with the current rooftop solar energy design used by NV Energy.

That business on Thursday announced it had struck a 235-megawatt statewide cap for net metering, which gives roof solar consumers a credit for their excess electrical energy produced and delivered to the energy.

NV Energy has proposed a brand-new rate structure that the The Alliance for Solar Option states would ravage the market.

“They’re utilizing a model that was developed by Westinghouse and Edison in 1888,” Reid stated of the business. “We have a brand-new model. The world has altered and they should alter with it.”

Reid went on to provide opening remarks at the top, which will certainly include a keynote speech from President Obama. It is open to any individual interested in clean energy and is concentrated on discussions of policies and renewable energy topics.

This is an establishing story. Inspect back for updates.

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Pahrump lady implicated of revenge-killing next-door neighbor'' s dog

Maria Furtado (Nye County Sheriff's Office)Maria Furtado (Nye County Constable’s Workplace).

A Pahrump woman implicated of shooting and eliminating her next-door neighbor’s pup may have done due to the fact that the canine killed her two ducklings, according to deputies.

Nye County Sheriff’s Office stated Maria Furtado, 40, was nabbed on Sunday after deputies got reports of the pet dog shooting.

According to the constable’s office, Furtado took the puppy from her next-door neighbor’s property and drove it to a desert location together with her sons, ages 3 and 15 years old. Evidence revealed Furtado made use of a handgun to shoot the puppy at least once.

The sheriff’s office likewise reported Furtado made her teenage boy shoot the dog as well.

FOX5 on Wednesday night talked with the family that possessed the young puppy, named Duke.

“That was ill. I don’t know exactly what she was believing – making your 15-year-old aid you shoot the dog or require him to,” pet dog owner Skye Turpin stated.

Pet owners Turpin and Rick Wills stated they are heartbroken over the death of their young puppy.

“When we discovered she in fact did that, it was simply astonishing,” Wills said. “My children were over there, and they were assisting her do some tidying up the lawn, and she put the pets in the backyard with the ducks.”

A judge on Wednesday early morning set Furtado’s bail at $25,000. She is scheduled for another court appearance next week. Furtado was reserved into the Nye County Detention Center on counts of animal viciousness and petit larceny in addition to 2 counts of child abuse/neglect.

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