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Pashtana Usufzy

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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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Police bust marijuana grow house, credit card lab in southwest valley
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
Metro Police say they discovered a marijuana grow operation and ID theft lab on Friday at a home in the Spring Valley area. Police served a search warrant in ...
Flood-damaged section of I-15 partially reopened after repair work
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
A stretch of Interstate 15 north of Las Vegas that was washed out by heavy flooding on Monday has been partially reopened. One northbound lane and one ...
Mojave High School student, 16, arrested in shooting death
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
A 16-year-old Mojave High School student was arrested Thursday afternoon in the shooting death of a woman in North Las Vegas, authorities said. The boy was arrested at ...
Bicyclist injured in crash with car
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
A bicyclist was injured in a crash this afternoon near the intersection of North Main Street and Foremaster Lane. The cyclist was transported to ...
Police: Man was arguing with woman before he was shot
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
Metro Police are still looking for a man who shot and killed another man Thursday night at the Sherman Garden Apartments in West Las Vegas. The incident was reported ...
Man indicted in slaying of 8-year-old Arizona girl
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
A man accused of killing 8-year-old Isabella Grogan-Cannella was indicted Thursday by a Mohave County, Ariz., grand jury on charges including ...
140 homes damaged in Monday's flash flooding, county says
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
Assessors say they have counted nearly 140 homes damaged by Monday's flooding in the Moapa Valley region, and more than $1 million in damage has been done to ...
Vacant duplex near downtown catches fire
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
A fire broke out in a vacant, one-story duplex near downtown Las Vegas on Thursday afternoon. Investigators say it appears that squatters may have ...
Highway Patrol IDs driver arrested in fatal wrong-way crash
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
A man accused of driving the wrong way on the 215 Beltway early Tuesday morning, killing a woman in a head-on collision, has been identified as Jorge Paz-Herrera, 30, of Las Vegas, authorities said. According to a Nevada Highway Patrol report ...
Nearby robbery prompts lockdown of Silvestri Junior High School
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
A robbery near Charles Silvestri Junior High School prompted officials to lock down the building this afternoon, Metro Police said. A person was injured in the robbery near ...