2013 Year in Review: Most-viewed stories on ktnv.com

Take a look at the biggest stories on ktnv.com throughout the entire year of 2013.

  • Three people were killed on the Las Vegas Strip in February after a shooting and fiery crash. Ammar Harris was eventually arrested. READ MORE Leslie Martinez

  • Las Vegas Search & Rescue Officer David Vanbuskirk was killed during a hiker rescue on Mount Charleston in July. READ MORE

  • The Carpenter 1 wildfire on Mount Charleston burned nearly 28,000 acres of land over the summer, impacting homeowners and business in the Spring Mountains. READ MORE Steve Fermano

  • Several storms in the Las Vegas Valley throughout the summer and fall months, tore up trees and caused flooding in numerous areas. READ MORE

  • The government shutdown impacted people all over the country, including people who own property on Lake Mead. They were forced out until the shutdown ended. READ MORE

  • Benjamin Frazier was arrested after a shooting inside Drai's After Hours nightclub at Bally's Las Vegas in October. Surveillance video was released showing what happened. READ MORE Bally's Las Vegas

  • Cirque du Soleil artist Sarah Guillot-Guyard fell to her death during a performance of KA at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in June. READ MORE

  • EDC Las Vegas attracted thousands of EDM fans to the Las Vegas Valley, putting millions of dollars into the local economy. PHOTOS Erik Kabik/Retna

  • A 3-year-old girl was killed in a crash in January, sparking concerns over car seat rules. The girl was riding in a booster seat rather than a car seat with a built-in harness. READ MORE

  • Locals watched the Las Vegas High Roller Observation Wheel go up right before our eyes. The final passenger cabin was attached in December. It's part of The LINQ, an outdoor retail, dining and entertainment district. READ MORE Denise Truscello

  • A massive fire destroyed most of the shuttered Key Largo Casino near the Las Vegas Strip in March. READ MORE

  • A class action lawsuit was filed against Summerlin Hospital following a tuberculosis outbreak in the hospital's NICU Level 3 ward. READ MORE

  • An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea, crashed while landing at San Francisco airport in July. Two people were killed. READ MORE

  • Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas held its grand opening this summer, and received mixed reviews from locals. READ MORE

  • Firefly on Paradise Road was shut down in April following a massive salmonella outbreak. READ MORE

  • The Las Vegas Zoo closed its doors for good, after a formal complaint was filed following the exodus of the zookeeping staff who all quit within two weeks. READ MORE

  • Park rangers at Lake Mead National Recreation Area conducted a search and rescue operation in June for two adult males and four Boy Scouts, who were lost while hiking during extreme heat. One of the men died, and the others were okay. READ MORE Lake Mead National Recreation Area

  • Hundreds honored 10-year-old Jade Morris at her funeral service in January. The little girl was murdered allegedly by a family friend. READ MORE

  • Miss Connecticut, Erin Brady, won the Miss USA contest in Las Vegas. READ MORE Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton

  • A 7-year-old in Baltimore was suspended for apparently shaping his Pop-Tart into a gun. The suspension caused controversy all over the country, including here in Las Vegas. READ MORE

  • The massive Craig Ranch Regional Park officially opened to the public in October. READ MORE

  • Eddie Garcia of Las Vegas survived a rare flesh-eating bacteria he mysteriously contracted. READ MORE

  • A local realtor helped a homeless man, Jimmy Francis, reunite with his daughter. READ MORE

  • Numerous new projects were announced this year throughout Las Vegas, including Hershey's Chocolate World, which is expected to open on the Las Vegas Strip in early 2014. NEW ATTRACTIONS The Hershey Company

  • CHP Officer Jesus Magdaleno and his brother-in-law were killed after a carjacking led to a crash in August. READ MORE

  • William and Kate showed off their newborn royal baby boy in July. READ MORE

  • Actor Paul Walker was killed in a crash in November. READ MORE Getty Images

  • 14-year-old Helen Liu was killed after being struck by a vehicle while crossing Blue Diamond at Cimarron with two friends. Her death got the community rallying for new safety measures in the area. READ MORE

  • A 9-year-old boy snuck on a plane in Minneapolis and headed to Las Vegas without a ticket. READ MORE

  • Six-year-old Brazyl Ward was injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Halloween. She's now making improvements. READ MORE

  • The District Court decided to not give O.J. Simpson a new trial in his Las Vegas robbery case. READ MORE Getty Images

  • Dr. Dipak Desai was sentenced to life in prison after he was found guilty of 27 criminal counts related to the 2007 outbreak of hepatitis C. READ MORE

  • Christopher Dorner was accused of killing three people in Southern California after publishing an online manifesto targeting the Los Angeles Police Dept. He died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, during a stand-off with police at a cabin in the San Bernardino Mountains. READ MORE