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Past articles by Aaron:

Police eye increase in homicide numbers

The tally for homicides over the past year in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's jurisdiction keep climbing. Police are on track to have one of the highest homicide rates in the past five years.<br/><br/> → Read More

Clarion hotel holds massive liquidation sale

Everything must go! That's the sentiment from the owners of the Clarion Hotel and Casino. <br/> → Read More

Lawsuit filed against AZ gun range pointed out safety concerns

A shooting instructor was killed when a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot him with an Uzi she was shooting at the Bullets and Burgers gun range in Dolan Springs. → Read More

State to decide which medical pot businesses make the cut

Any business hoping to get in the medical marijuana trade faced a big deadline Monday.The state's application deadline expired at 5 p.m. Monday and now the state must decide who makes the cut and who doesn't. → Read More

Records: Accused animal hoarder has done it before

<p>An alleged animal hoarder has been charged with animal cruelty for living in deplorable conditions with 115 cats, but 8 News NOW has uncovered she's done this before.</p> → Read More

Crews spend hours removing dozens of cats from home

Dozens of animals were removed from a home in North Las Vegas on Thursday, with conditions so bad inside paramedics had to be called in to treat animal control officers. → Read More

New master-planned community under construction in Henderson

Construction is moving forward on Henderson's newest master-planned community. Cadence is being developed off Lake Mead Parkway just east of Boulder Highway. <br/> → Read More

Experts: Las Vegas economy making a strong comeback

Experts say the southern Nevada economy is on the rebound, and predict that employment will return to pre-recession levels by early 2016. → Read More

New clinic and pharmacy opening at McCarran Airport

Travelers will soon be able to fly the friendly skies, see a doctor and get a prescription filled all at McCarran International Airport.<br/>It's a brand new service you won't see at other American airports. → Read More

Murder defendant, Jason Griffith, wraps testimony in his trial

Jason Griffith finished his testimony in his murder trial Monday afternoon. The former dancer is accused of killing his on-again, off-again girlfriend, Debora Flores Narvaez in December 2010.<a class="" href="http://2010.It" title="http://2010.It"><br/></a><br/> → Read More

Charities preparing for surge in need for services this summer

Homeless levels in Las Vegas are the highest they've been in three years, and our youngest are living in poverty at alarming levels. <br/> → Read More

People still getting drawn into rental scam

Con artists continue to rent out foreclosed homes they have no business renting because they don't own the home. People are falling for the scam on Craigslist and losing their money. <br/> → Read More

$4B Resorts World Las Vegas project crosses hurdle

Nevada gambling regulators have recommended a gaming license for a Malaysian conglomerate that hopes to build a $4 billion Asian-themed resort on the Las Vegas Strip. <br/> → Read More

Job killer or school savior? Battle brewing over proposed tax

In the coming months, you will be hearing a lot of debate about a tax measure on the November ballot. Supporters call it the education initiative, while opponents call it the margin tax. → Read More

MGM breaks ground on new Las Vegas arena

MGM Resorts has won the race to be the first to build a new arena in Las Vegas. After years of proposals from various companies, MGM Resorts broke ground on the project Thursday. → Read More

Head of MGM talks up new venture on Las Vegas Strip

MGM Resorts International just unveiled its new plans for a dynamic park, dining and entertainment district. It is called The Park, and it will connect New York-New York and Monte Carlo with MGM's new arena. → Read More

Law firm uses Google Glass to help client, future cases

Google Glass is not yet widely available, but a Las Vegas man is using the technology like no one else. → Read More

Police use bait apartments to lure thieves

Criminals are getting more brazen, even kicking in apartment doors in broad daylight to steal. The crimes often take place when no one is home, but that doesn't mean no one is watching. → Read More

Popularity of electric cars growing in S. Nevada

Imagine not having to go to gas station ever, or for months at a time.More and more owners of electric cars are plugging in for their power. → Read More

Loved ones of gun violence victims asking for stricter gun control

LAS VEGAS -- A young woman deeply affected by a tragic mass shooting visited Las Vegas Wednesday to rally for change.Erica Lafferty's mother was killed in the Newtown, Connecticut massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary. She says she doesn't want to take away people's guns, but Lafferty wants to get guns out of the wrong hands.A year and a half after the Newtown tragedy, gun control is still a source of… → Read More