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Recent articles by Vanessa:

I-Team: Surveillance footage helps put sexual assault suspect behind bars

A surveillance camera captured the terrifying moments when a brutal crime occurred, and the footage helped put a man behind bars. → Read More

I-Team: Boho Furniture under fire: Customers claim they were ripped off

One Las vegas man reached out to the 8 News Now I-Team for help after he says he got ripped off. The man, Ben Beck, said he paid for a piece of furniture but never received it. → Read More

I-Team: Gragson’s statements after crash not admissable, lawyers argue

Scott Gragson's statements following a crash that killed a mother of three should not have been presented to the grand jury that indicted him, his attorneys argue in court filings → Read More

I-Team: 2 alleged Aryan Warrior white supremacist will get separate murder trial

November trial dates have been set for more than 20 people accused of being in a white supremacist gang. Twenty-three people accused of being Aryan Warriors face various charges such as drug trafficking, attempted murder, murder, and much more. → Read More

I-Team: Civil lawsuits against Scott Gragson consolidated into one case

A Las Vegas businessman faces several lawsuits in addition to criminal charges after police say he caused a crash that left a local mother dead, and three others seriously injured. The I-Team has been following developments surrounding Scott Gragson's arrest ever since everything unfolded in an affluent Summerlin neighborhood in May. → Read More

I-Team: Convicted pimp sentenced again

A pimp who was once released from jail and given a second chance, just received even more prison time because he was caught participating in sex trafficking once again. It's a story the 8 News NOW I-Team has been following since 2016. → Read More

I-Team Exclusive: 3 people accused of being in white supremacist gang speak out from jail

Three people accused of being in a white supremacist gang spoke exclusively to the 8 News NOW I-Team from jail Thursday. Last month the DEA and other agencies announced 23 arrests of who they call Aryan Warrior gang members. → Read More

I-Team: Clark County Commissioners decline creating panel that reviews child deaths

The Clark County Commission decided there is enough oversight of child protective services, so they declined to move forward with the creation of a panel to review child deaths. The idea was proposed after system failures were exposed by the I-Team in numerous reports. → Read More

I-Team Exclusive: County Commissioner Tick Segerblom wants panel to review child deaths

Child after child slipping through the cracks: The I-Team has been investigating Child Protective Services highlighting system failures. Because of these stories, one county commissioner is trying to take action. → Read More

I-Team: Former cop’s murder confession tossed out by judge

Jurors may not hear a former Metro Police officer's murder confession now that it has been tossed out by a judge. Arthur Sewall, 53, admitted he killed a woman more than two decades ago, but Clark County District Court Judge Valerie Adair pointed to how the interview was done in a court order. → Read More

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