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Pashtana Usufzy

Local news reporter

Pashtana grew up in Las Vegas after moving from the Seattle area in 1996. She has interned at the San Francisco Chronicle and around Las Vegas. She studies journalism and biology at UNLV.

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Las Vegas boy, 14, dies after shooting Sunday night
Monday, Dec. 22, 2014
A 14-year-old Las Vegas boy died Sunday night after a shooting in the northeast valley, Metro Police said. Police received reports about 7 p.m. of an incident in the 3600 block of Elegant Saint Court, near North Pecos Road and East Cheyenne Avenue, Officer Laura Meltzer said. Officers found ...
Police: Pedestrian killed, child injured in hit-and-run
Monday, Dec. 22, 2014
A 64-year-old man was killed and a 4-year-old boy injured in a hit-and-run incident Sunday evening in North Las Vegas, police said. Officers received reports about 5:30 p.m. of a man down near ...
Man dead after sport utility vehicle crashes into gravel pit
Monday, Dec. 22, 2014
An elderly man was killed in a fatal rollover crash this morning in the northwest valley, Metro Police said. Police received reports about 6:30 a.m. of the crash near ...
Woman killed after crashing into storm drain identified
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014
A 38-year-old woman killed Thursday when she drove an SUV into a northwest valley storm drain and hit a brick wall has been identified by the Clark County Coroner's Office as Alycia Marie Sox.
Driver, motocyclist killed in central valley accident identified
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014
A motorcyclist and a driver killed in a central valley crash Saturday afternoon have been identified by the Clark County Coroner's Office.
Police: Officer shoots man armed with butcher knives
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014
A man who had threatened to kill his elderly father was shot by a Metro Police officer on Sunday after he refused to drop a pair of butcher knives, authorities said. The incident unfolded about 2:30 p.m. after officers were dispatched to a house in the 3200 block of Liahona Way to investigate a report of a domestic disturbance, police said. A 72-year-old man reported that his 46-year-old son was threatening to ...
Man who died in Saturday wreck identified
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014
A Las Vegas man killed Saturday when the car he was driving rear-ended a parked van in the south valley has been identified as 41-year-old Terry William Jones.
Man admits to starting fire in vacant apartment complex unit that displaces 12
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014
A man who said he started a fire in a bathtub is believed to have caused a blaze that displaced 12 people and resulted in about $40,000 of damage to an east valley apartment building.
Police: Child sex abuse involved bestiality, kids as young as 3
Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Authorities have released new details about a Las Vegas trio accused of sexually assaulting at least eight children in their own family. In police records released this week ...
7 motorcycles crash on Blue Diamond Road, killing 1
Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
One man is dead and one was critically injured after a collision involving seven motorcycles and a pickup truck on Blue Diamond Road near ...