Joe Bartels, ABC 13 Las Vegas

Joe Bartels

ABC 13 Las Vegas

Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Past articles by Joe:

Area 51 Mania: Alienstock complaint filed in Nevada court

A legal battle appears to be brewing when it comes to the participants and organizers of Alienstock -- an event connected to the viral Storm Area 51 idea. → Read More

Gamers Get Rich: The explosive growth of esports

Fun and games for some could mean millions of dollars for others. → Read More

13 Investigates: Shakeup at Department of Taxation

NEVADA (KTNV) — There’s been a shakeup at the Department of Taxation after a minor was allowed to purchase marijuana at a legal dispensary. A Las Vegas father and attorney made the claim, and a high-ranking state official has been placed on leave. 13 investigative reporter Joe Bartels has the story along with the memo that has many fired up. → Read More

Five missing women, 3 found dead in separate incidents across Las Vegas valley

Another woman who was reported missing has been found dead and is now the third similar scenario to play out across the Las Vegas valley in the past several days → Read More

Reservation danger? Insiders claim mass resignation of police officers on Moapa Indian Reservation

Insiders are painting a dark picture of the situation that lead to the mass resignation of nearly a dozen officers from within the Moapa Band of Paiutes Indian Reservation. → Read More

Woman claims Project NEON work damaged vehicle on I-15

A Las Vegas woman wants someone one to pay for her damage vehicle after she says rocks associated with Project NEON work left her with a hefty repair bill. → Read More

Power outage in east Las Vegas leads to hot classrooms, parent concerns

A prolonged power outage for more than 1,100 customers in the Las Vegas valley forced hundreds of students to be either released or relocated to other schools during an Excessive Heat Warning. → Read More

Las Vegas family wants answers after brutal bus leg-breaking incident caught on camera

A Las Vegas family is coming forward to tell their special needs son's story after they battled the Clark County School District for months to find out how he broke his leg while on board a bus. → Read More

Women dies after stabbing in west Las Vegas park, sources say

Las Vegas police are investigating a stabbing at a park in the west part of the valley. → Read More

NEVADA'S BLACK BOOK: A list of people who tried to game the system and lost

There is an infamous list of people commonly called "Nevada's Black Book" and the Nevada Gaming Control Board says they are no longer welcomed in any gaming establishment in the state. → Read More

Storm Area 51 creator: I don't want anyone to get hurt

The man behind the viral "Storm Area 51" event says he doesn't want anyone to get hurt hopes his fellow alien enthusiasts visit the area in peace this September. → Read More

Man who made viral 'Storm Area 51' Facebook event says hopes no one rushes gates, gets hurt

The man behind the viral "Storm Area 51" event says he doesn't want anyone to get hurt hopes his fellow alien enthusiasts visit the area in peace this September. → Read More

Man who made viral 'Storm Area 51' Facebook event says hopes no one rushes gates, gets hurt

The man behind the viral "Storm Area 51" event says he doesn't want anyone to get hurt hopes his fellow alien enthusiasts visit the area in peace this September. → Read More

Man who made viral 'Storm Area 51' Facebook event says hopes no one rushes gates, gets hurt

The man behind the viral "Storm Area 51" event says he doesn't want anyone to get hurt hopes his fellow alien enthusiasts visit the area in peace this September. → Read More

Man who made viral 'Storm Area 51' Facebook event says hopes no one rushes gates, gets hurt

The man behind the viral "Storm Area 51" event says he doesn't want anyone to get hurt hopes his fellow alien enthusiasts visit the area in peace this September. → Read More

STORM AREA 51 CREATOR: I don't want anyone to get hurt

The man behind the viral "Storm Area 51" event says he doesn't want anyone to get hurt hopes his fellow alien enthusiasts visit the area in peace this September. → Read More

City council approves request to change HOV rules

A Las Vegas city leader says he has been flooded with calls and emails from constituents who want changes made to the new carpool lanes and hours of usage since constant enforcement began last month. → Read More

POLICE UNION: Las Vegas police wrong for firing officer during mass shooting response

A former Las Vegas police officer is fighting to get his job back after an investigation revealed he waited for more than two minutes to confront the worst, single mass shooter in modern US history. → Read More

Exposed in Primm: Naked woman claims unknown man entered her hotel room

A California woman is demanding an apology and accountability after she says a stranger walked into a hotel room she was in while she was naked. → Read More

EDC concertgoers mean big business, traffic concerns

The 3-day music marathon known as EDC brings in hundreds of thousand of visitors to Las Vegas but it also means public safety and security are top priorities. → Read More