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Pashtana Usufzy

Business Researcher

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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Army Corps of Engineers surveys Mount Charleston site
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
A team from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in town surveying an area of Mount Charleston days after Gov. Brian Sandoval announced plans to build ...
Police: Man was running credit card forgery lab in Summerlin apartment
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
A man was indicted Wednesday on 79 counts related to a credit card forgery lab that police say he was operating out of his Summerlin apartment. John Michael Dunn, 50, is accused of ...
Police: Car hits baby stroller, takes off
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
A car hit a baby stroller this morning as a pedestrian was pushing a child near a busy Las Vegas intersection, Metro Police said. The child was ...
Police: Women stole Rolexes from Las Vegas tourists, hid them in their bodies
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
Police say that three women who joined a pair of Encore hotel guests in their room distracted them during sex to steal their Rolex watches, which they later hid in their ...
Body found in Lake Mohave where man reported missing
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014
A man’s body was recovered Sunday afternoon in Lake Mohave near where a California man was reported missing after jumping from a boat earlier this month, National park Service officials said.
A visitor spotted the body ...
Police: Suspects in grocery, convenience store robberies arrested
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014
A woman and two men suspected in a string of grocery and convenience store robberies across the valley going back to June were arrested on Monday, Metro Police said. Police ...
Construction crew hits gas line downtown, triggering leak
Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
A construction crew hit a half-inch gas line near Stewart Avenue and North 3rd Street in downtown Las Vegas this afternoon. The area around the gas leak from ...
SLS debuts amid high expectations; skateboarding shop to ride park’s success
Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
The new SLS Las Vegas is expected to reinvigorate the north end of the Strip, as a paint-and-sip store opens to the Henderson public. Meanwhile, a skateboarding store sets up shop, and ...
North Las Vegas shooting leaves one dead
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
A 25-year-old man died after a shooting in North Las Vegas this afternoon, according to North Las Vegas Police.
Garage fire displaces family of four
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
The resident of a home was working on a car in the garage when a fire broke out at the two-story home near North Bradley Road and West Tropical Parkway this afternoon.