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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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Police investigate central valley bank robbery
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
Police responded about 12:40 p.m. to the bank, inside the Smith's Food & Drug …
Police: 4 stabbed in domestic dispute in Henderson
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
Four people including a teenage girl were stabbed at a house in Henderson this morning, and the suspect was arrested on one count of attempted ...
Driver dies, passengers injured in truck crash near Speedway
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
One person died and two others, including a teen boy, were injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 15 Sunday night, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. A Ford pickup towing ...
Woman killed when SUV hops median, lands on car
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
A woman died and another was injured after an SUV drove over a median and landed on a car Sunday night in Henderson, according to police. Police were called about 9:15 p.m. to ...
Man dead after fall from Interstate 15 overpass
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
Authorities are investigating the death of a man who either accidentally fell or jumped off an Interstate 15 overpass onto Lake Mead Boulevard, according to Nevada Highway Patrol. The man’s body was found ...
One person dead in apparent shooting Sunday night
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
One person was killed and another injured in a shooting Sunday night in an alley in the southwest valley, according to Metro Police. Police responded ...
Bicyclist hit on Strip near Treasure Island is identified
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
A 37-year-old bicyclist was critically injured this morning after being hit by a car on the Strip near Treasure Island, halting southbound traffic in the area for several hours. Two cyclists were riding south on Las Vegas Boulevard South when ...
Dad arrested after baby found dead in dumpster
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
A 24-year-old father was arrested Sunday night after North Las Vegas Police say they found the body of his 2-month-old daughter in a dumpster. Mason Henderson ...
Storms bring rain to Southern Nevada, spark fire at Mount Charleston
Friday, July 31, 2015
Rain and gusty winds visited the Las Vegas area Friday, with a lightning strike causing a small house fire on Mount Charleston. About 0.12 to 0.2 inches of rain fell in ...
E. coli case reported at correctional center near Reno
Thursday, July 30, 2015
A case of E. coli has been reported at Lovelock Correctional Center in Northern Nevada and two additional cases are suspected. Officials did not confirm ...