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Pashtana Usufzy

Local news reporter

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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Person critically injured in hang glider crash
Friday, May 22, 2015
A hang glider crashed in the desert in the northwest valley, critically injuring one person, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. The crash, which happened ...
Metro Police shoot dog after report of attack
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Metro Police shot a dog today after officers responded to reports that two dogs attacked a person in the southeast valley, officials said. Officers responded to the report about 12:40 a.m. in the 4700 block of Sheppard Drive and encountered ...
Crash blocks lanes on 215 Beltway near Stephanie Street
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Drivers can expect traffic delays on the 215 Beltway near Stephanie Street after a car and pickup truck collided this afternoon, blocking two right lanes, according to ...
Coroner IDs 2 women killed in rollover crash in Laughlin
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Two women killed in a rollover crash Sunday on State Route 163 in Laughlin have been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Maria Guzman, 77, and Mary Guzman, 84, both of Los Angeles, died of ...
FAA: Airliner bound for Las Vegas is struck by laser
Monday, May 18, 2015
A crew member on a Frontier Airlines flight reported that a pilot suffered vision issues after the plane was struck by a green laser early this morning on its way to Las Vegas ...
Downpours, hail hit the Henderson, Summerlin areas
Monday, May 18, 2015
Nearly an inch of rain fell in parts of Henderson today and more than an inch in Summerlin, as the National Weather Service issued flood advisories and warned of ...
Dog dies in apartment fire in northeast valley
Monday, May 18, 2015
A dog was found dead after a fire this morning at an apartment building in the northeast valley, according to the Clark County Fire Department. The fire was reported about ...
Man critically injured in early morning stabbing
Monday, May 18, 2015
An early morning stabbing left one man in critical condition this morning in the southeast valley and blocked Flamingo Road east of Eastern Avenue, according to Metro Police. A fight reported about ...
Plane crash in Laughlin kills one, leaves two others with burns
Sunday, May 17, 2015
A small plane carrying four people crashed in Laughlin this evening, killing one person and sending three others to hospitals, authorities said. The crash, which ...
Metro Police seek suspect in fatal stabbing
Friday, May 15, 2015
Metro Police say they are looking for a suspect in a fatal stabbing Tuesday near Jones Boulevard and U.S. 95. Detectives believe Michael Deshon Jackson, 44, argued with ...