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Local cannabis company gets permits to open new restaurant and café

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Planet 13 Holdings Inc. announced Friday that they plan to open and operate a new restaurant and café at their dispensary in Las Vegas.

The company owns Planet 13 Cannabis Entertainment Complex, where the Rickety Cricket Café and Purc Coffee Shop will be located.

Courtesy: Planet 13

The business says they received all permits to open the bistro/pizzeria and coffee shop that will be able to seat between 130 to 150 customers who visit.

Courtesy: Planet 13

Rickety Cricket Café is operated by Rickety Cricket, an award-winning Arizona restaurant and craft brewery chain that has three locations in Arizona.

According to Planet 13, Rickety Cricket has a multi-year lease and a separate licensing agreement under which they pay a portion of profit to Planet 13.

There is no immediate date of when the restaurant and cafe will open to the public... Read More

Man sentenced to 15 years for DUI crash that killed husband, wife

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Henry Aparicio told the court he was sorry for a crash that left two people dead in May 2018.

“I feel so much guilt. I killed two young, happy loving people,” he said during his Friday morning sentencing at Clark County District Court. He was sentenced from 15 to 44 years in prison.

Damaso Puente, 39 and his wife, Christa Puente, 33, were killed when their vehicle, which was stopped at a red light at Hualapai Way and Sahara Avenue, was rear-ended by Aparicio. According to the prosecutor, Aparicio’s blood alcohol level was .32 and he was traveling at 100 mph.

Aparicio was slated to go to trial in August but took a plea deal before it started. He was convicted on two counts of DUI causing death and reckless driving.

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RECALL: Johnson and Johnson baby powder recalled due to asbestos concerns

LAS VEGAS (CNN) — Johnson and Johnson initiated a voluntary recall of some of its baby powder products on Friday, after finding it was contaminated with asbestos.

The Food and Drug Administration found low levels of asbestos contamination in a bottle of baby powder that was purchased online.

Johnson & Johnson stock plunges after a report that says the company knew for decades that asbestos was in its baby powder https://t.co/ploJbw5r7r pic.twitter.com/XjOTYHObXC

— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) December 14, 2018

The single lot of bottles affected were produced and shipped out in 2018.

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that is found close to the mines used to gather talc. ... Read More

UMC holds Halloween party for hospitalized children

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Pediatric patients and their families at UMC Children’s Hospital were treated to a Halloween party hosted by Spirit Halloween stores.

“We’re just trying to take their mind off of being sick for one day,” said Brennen of Spirit Halloween stores.

All costumes, games, and crafts were free to patients through their “Spirit of Children” program.

Ring the cowbell at your local #SpiritHalloween! Donate to #SpiritofChildren today. #MoreCowbell pic.twitter.com/JhogZPkspE... Read More

Top Halloween costumes for kids and adults

Need some inspiration to find the perfect Halloween costume? The National Retail Federation surveyed consumers to find out what they plan to dress up as, here is a look at some of the most popular ideas.

A witch remains the favorite for women while men seem to like being Jon Snow from “Game of Thrones.” When it comes to kids, it’s all about princesses and superheros.

Americans will spend around $3.2 billion this year dressing up for Halloween... Read More

MUST SEE: This dog has some serious jumping skills

LEXINGTON (CBS) — Lexi the dog demonstrated her impressive jumping ability in Lexington, Kentucky in a clip posted on social media earlier this week.

Take a look at her skills as she looks at what’s happening on the other side of the fence.

It’s no surprise she is known as “Lexi the Jumping Dog.”... Read More

2019 Monster Energy Cup happens in Las Vegas this weekend

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Supercross is back in Las Vegas and riders are gearing up for a weekend of racing.

The high-flying speed demons will return to Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday, Oct. 19 tomorrow for the 2019 Monster Energy Supercross World Championship.

Some of the riders were in the mud pit Friday morning practicing.

Fan Fest really kicks things off outside Sam Boyd Stadium starting at noon and goes until 6 p.m. It’s a chance to meet the riders and see bikes up close.

The doors for the Monster Energy Cup open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets start at $20.... Read More