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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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Henderson apartment fire causes $270,000 damage, displaces 8 families
Monday, Aug. 24, 2015
Eight families were displaced by a fire that caused about $270,000 damage to a Henderson apartment building this afternoon ...
Apparent homicide of Las Vegas man leads to arrest of victim’s relative
Monday, Aug. 24, 2015
A man was killed in an apparent homicide Sunday afternoon outside of his east valley home, and officers have arrested a 32-year-old relative in connection with ...
Trial set to begin for Las Vegas firefighter accused of plotting estranged wife’s death
Monday, Aug. 24, 2015
The jury trial of a former Las Vegas firefighter accused of hiring a homeless man to kill his estranged wife begins today amid what is expected to be ...
Police called after dispute between passenger, crew member on Delta flight
Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
Delta flight 1402, which departed from Atlanta about 8:49 a.m., landed about 12:46 p.m. at McCarran, according to airport spokeswoman Christine Crews and flight-tracking website FlightAware ...
2 men sought in southwest valley business robberies
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
Three southwest Las Vegas businesses were robbed Monday, and Metro Police are asking for the public's help to identity two men in connection with ...
Coroner IDs motorcyclist, 22, killed in crash with minivan
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
A 22-year-old motorcyclist killed in a crash with a minivan Wednesday at U.S. 95 North and Jones Boulevard has been identified as Ulises Torres Jr., according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
His place of residence ...
Coroner: Body found at Lake Mead is missing fisherman
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
A body recovered Tuesday at Lake Mead has been confirmed as that of 67-year-old boater James E. Schafer, who went missing last week, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
Schafer, a Henderson resident, was ...
Delta flight to L.A. diverted to McCarran over engine trouble
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
A Delta Air Lines flight from New York City to Los Angeles made an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport tonight after a report of a problem with ...
Police: Man suffers life-threatening injuries in apparent stabbing
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
A man was found with apparent stab wounds at a southeast valley apartment complex this afternoon, according to Metro Police. Officers were called about ...
Coroner IDs man shot at downtown Las Vegas apartment
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
A man shot to death at a downtown apartment early Monday morning has been identified as Hipolito Reyes-Perez, 31, of Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Reyes-Perez died of multiple gunshot wounds ...