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Recent articles by Vanessa:

I-Team: Ethics complaint filed against CCSD superintendent over expensive bike

Questions are being raised about the Clark County School District superintendent's expenses and whether taxpayers are footing the bill for an exercise bike. It's not just any exercise bike, it's a Peleton which costs around $2,000. → Read More

I-Team: Las Vegas men face charges in separate cases for allegedly making bomb, hate crime threats

People who work at Aid For Aids of Nevada (AFAN) dealt with a scare this week. According to the executive director of AFAN, he never thought he and his employees would have to turn to a procedure put in place for a bomb scare. → Read More

I-Team Exclusive: Family involved in Red Rock Country Club discrimination complaint speaks out

A race discrimination complaint at an exclusive country club involving a former employee and her two biracial children was settled with the Nevada Equal Rights Commission. → Read More

I-Team: Scott Gragson faces 3 new lawsuits in crash that killed woman, hurt 3 others

Three new lawsuits have been filed against Scott Gragson, the Las Vegas real estate executive accused of driving drunk in a crash that killed a mother of three and injured three other passengers. → Read More

I-Team: Rape Crisis Center sees higher demand for services

The Rape Crisis Center in Las Vegas needs volunteers. That's because more people are reaching out for help, taking part in support groups, requesting individual counseling services and calling their hotline. → Read More

Over a thousand without power in southwest valley

Las Vegas (KLAS) – NV Energy says 1,118 people are without power Sunday night. According to the company, the outage was first reported just before 11 p.m., in the area of Fort Apache and Tropicana. The cause is being blamed on damaged equipment. Power is expected to be restored by 1:45 a.m. Monday. You can see the latest updates on the outage by visiting NV Energy’s website here. → Read More

I-Team Exclusive: CCSD bus video shows boy breaking leg of special needs child

(WARNING: Images in the video story may be difficult for some to watch.) LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A child’s leg was broken on a school bus and it was all caught on camera. But a Las Vegas valley mother says the Clark County School District wouldn’t let her see the video. The video captured by […] → Read More

I-Team: Deadly DUI suspect Gragson had .181 BAC

the I-Team brought you never before seen video from the case against Las Vegas business executive Scott Gragson who is facing eight felony charges. → Read More

I-Team Exclusive: Grandma calls out CPS after toddler killed

A 2-year-old child is dead, and according to a local grandmother, Child Protective Services could have protected her grandson. In an exclusive interview with the I-Team, Mannino said her 2-year-old grandson, J.J. Newman, was loving, bright, and full of life. → Read More

I-Team: Review of child deaths raises questions

The I-Team has been exposing failures at Child Protective Services and how abused children sometimes fall through the cracks. But a state review of CPS paints a different picture. → Read More

I-Team: Victim’s family raises questions following murder-suicide

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – The family of a woman killed in a murder-suicide wants answers. Her body was found Tuesday, but she had been dead for awhile. Her family believes action in this case could have been taken sooner. Juliane Kellner’s son said friends tracked down his mother’s car in a parking lot and alerted […] → Read More

I-Team: Plastic surgeon reprimanded, banned from performing Brazilian butt lifts, other procedures

A Las Vegas doctor was formally reprimanded after the I-Team started asking questions about him. Back in April, the I-Team first reported in how two women died after going to Dr. Stephen Gordon for Brazilian butt lifts. → Read More

Vegas Fugitive: Christopher Johnson

The U.S. Marshals are asking for your help to find a fugitive. → Read More

I-Team: Change in Medicaid policy impacts Nevada families who rely on compounded medicines

A Las Vegas valley mom faces a hurdle as she tries to get medicine for her child. It's due to a change in how Medicaid covers certain prescribed medicines and it's impacting other families, as well. → Read More

I-Team: Suspect named in murder of disgraced priest found dead in Henderson home

A suspect has been named in connection with the murder of a disgraced priest killed in his Henderson home nearly three months ago. An arrest warrant has been issued for 25-year-old Derrick Decoste. → Read More

Woman accused of pushing elderly man from bus enters not guilty plea

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- DISCLAIMER: The video contains strong language and is disturbing. It may be hard to watch. → Read More

Video shows woman arguing with passengers, elderly man before he was pushed from bus

The surveillance video is the first time anyone following the case will hear audio from inside the bus. → Read More

Video shows woman arguing with passengers, elderly man before he was pushed from bus

DISCLAIMER: The video contains strong language and is disturbing. It may be hard to watch. The I-Team obtained exclusive, never before seen video from inside an RTC bus minutes before police say a woman pushed an elderly man to his death. The surveillance video is the first time anyone following the case will hear audio from inside the bus. → Read More

ONLY ON 8: Video shows woman arguing with passengers, elderly man before he was pushed from bus

DISCLAIMER: The video contains strong language and is disturbing. It may be hard to watch. The I-Team obtained exclusive, never before seen video from inside an RTC bus minutes before police say a woman pushed an elderly man to his death. The surveillance video is the first time anyone following the case will hear audio from inside the bus. → Read More

I-Team: Henderson mayor pays back some campaign expenses

When you donate money to a campaign, you expect it to go to expenses to help the candidate get elected, but the I-Team received a tip which questioned the use of Henderson Mayor Debra March's campaign dollars. → Read More