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Henderson, officially the City of Henderson, is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, about 16 miles southeast of Las Vegas. It is the second-largest city in Nevada, after Las Vegas, with an estimated population of 307,928 in 2017. The city is part of the Las Vegas metropolitan area, which spans the entire Las Vegas Valley. Henderson occupies the southeastern end of the valley, at an elevation of approximately 1,330 feet (410 m).


In 2011, Forbes magazine ranked Henderson as America's second-safest city. It has also been named as "One of the Best Cities to Live in America" by Bloomberg Businessweek. In 2014, Henderson was again ranked as one of the Top 10 "Safest Cities in the United States" by the FBI Uniform Crime Report.


Henderson has the 7th highest per-capita income in the United States.

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The Henderson Police Department has started a new training program that offers one-of-a-kind crisis and specialized preparation to all officers. On a bus donated by the RTC of Southern Nevada, SWAT on Wednesday showed off some tactical maneuvers that would be used to de-escalate a situation. It all stems from a ...
State Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson, R-Henderson, said he began pushing for the emergency regulation Wednesday after reading about the issue in the ... The law requires Nevada teachers to take and pass a state-approved college-level course on parent and family engagement.

The Nevada Southern Railway route begins at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City and stops just after passing the bridge in Henderson near the Railroad Pass hotel. Plans are to create multiple stops in Henderson. One station is tentatively planned for the Fiesta Henderson and the other on ...
Henderson is the second-largest city in Nevada, with an estimated population of more than 300,000. Officials say the city, where the NFL's Raiders will have their headquarters, will be a place where everyone can “live, work and play.” “Don't you all love to live in Henderson?” Councilwoman Gerri Schroder ...
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The fire, caused by unattended cooking, happened at about 7 p.m. on the 100 block of Constitution Avenue, according to the Henderson Fire Department. A man was treated at the ... The Fire Department said the family is being assisted by the Red Cross of Southern Nevada. Unattended cooking is the top ...

Three victims sustained gunshot wounds and were transported to Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas and Henderson Hospital in Henderson where one later succumbed to their injuries. After shooting the victims who are also employees, the suspect left the business on foot and was arrested shortly thereafter on the 2800 block ...
Henderson Mayor Debra March entered into an agreement with the Nevada Commission on Ethics after an allegation was made that she failed to disclose her ... March used to serve on the Henderson Community Foundation board of directors and still volunteers for the organization, which figured into the ...
HENDERSON, NV (KXNT) – The Henderson Police Department is seeking the public's help in connection with a pedestrian hit-and-run last night that left a woman dead. At around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the intersection of East Galleria Drive and Ward Drive where they located a female ...
St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching and several of the top places to celebrate the holiday are in Nevada. That's according to a recent study by WalletHub, which found Henderson at No. 12 and Reno at No. 14. The top of the list, of course, includes Chicago and Boston. Henderson is known for its St. Patrick ...

Two people who died in a murder-suicide in Henderson last month have been identified by the Clark County coroner's office. On Feb. 9, Richard Dean Johnson, 82, called Henderson police and said he had shot his wife, 81-year-old Martha Johnson. He then turned the gun on himself. Both died of gunshot ...
The family of a Henderson city judge who died last year with the powerful opioid fentanyl in her system has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a doctor accused in a ... 27 in Nevada state court by Diana Hampton's ex-husband, Henderson police Lt. Scott Hampton, and her two children, ages 14 and 12.
A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday night in Henderson, police said. A vehicle hit a woman about 8:25 p.m. near Galleria Drive between Boulder Highway and Burns Avenue, Henderson Police Department spokesman Scott Williams said. The driver fled the scene of the crash, police said.
Five downed power lines in Henderson left more than 1,300 people without power on Monday. The power went out about 2 a.m. Monday near U.S. Highway 95 and College Drive. NV Energy spokeswoman Jennifer Schuricht confirmed that overnight winds contributed to the damage. By 2:30 p.m., power ...
She pointed to a southern Nevada investigation that led to charges against 55 people tied to a credit card fraud syndicate known as “Carder.su,” which authorities said trafficked stolen identities and cost victims more than $50 million. In that case, hundreds of thousands of Americans and several financial ...
When Patty Charlton enrolled as a student at the College of Southern Nevada in 1985, the Henderson campus had one building. On a recent cold and windswept afternoon, the walkway outside Building A was quiet with few students, along with the sidewalks and stairs leading to Buildings B and C — the ...


 

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