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Shipping deadlines for the holiday packages

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- If you want packages and cards to make it to certain destinations by Christmas, you will have to follow some shipping deadlines.

Last year, amid the pandemic, the United States Postal Service experienced a 25% increase in holiday shipping and package volume. The USPS delivered about 1.1 billion packages... Read More

US to ban travel from South Africa, 7 other African nations due to COVID-19 variant

BRUSSELS (AP) — The White House said Friday the U.S. will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other countries in the region beginning Monday due to a new COVID-19 variant.

A World Health Organization panel named the variant "omicron" and classified it as a highly transmissible virus of concern, the same category that includes the delta variant, the world's most prevalent. The panel said early evidence suggests an increased risk of reinfection.

Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 905 points

In response, the United States joined the European Union and several other countries in instituting travel restrictions on visitors from southern Africa... Read More

Dr. Frank's gift suggestions for the gear head in your life

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Good Day Las Vegas’ Nate Tannenbaum caught up with Dr. Frank Viggiano to see some of his gift ideas for the gear head in your life... Read More

Ohio man killed in crash in Laughlin

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A 53-year-old man from Circleville, Ohio was killed in a single-vehicle crash late Thursday night in Laughlin.

According to Metro police, the crash happened around 11:18 p.m. on S. Casino Drive south of Thomas Edison Drive.

Police said the man was driving a Chevrolet Camaro convertible and traveling south on Casino Drive and failed to stop at a red light. The car traveled onto the center median and struck a large landscape boulder. The man, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected and died at the scene.

The man's identity will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office. The crash remains under investigation.

This is the 130th traffic-related fatality in Metro's jurisdiction for 2021. ... Read More

Holiday decorating on a budget

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The day after Thanksgiving is the unofficial decorating day for many holiday revelers. But, decorating your home can be time-consuming and pricey.

Heather Mills spoke with Joanne Vitale, the owner of the local online store, Whiskey Skies, for the best ways to add some sparkle without breaking the bank. She even offers tips for things you may already have around the house... Read More

New holiday attraction Enchant Christmas opens at Las Vegas Ballpark

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Las Vegas Ballpark has transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland for the holiday season. On Friday, Nov. 26, a new attraction will open. It's called Enchant Christmas... Read More

Dow drops 900 points as new COVID variant rattles investors

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- It may be Black Friday but investors are feeling uncertain after a new COVID variant was found in South Africa.

The Dow Jones slid 900 points, or 2.5% while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite fell 1.8% and 1.5% respectively Friday morning. Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Friday is a shortened trading day and the markets will close at 1 p.m. E.T.

According to MarketWatch, the discovery of the new COVID variant was announced Friday by South Africa's health minister who "said scientists were concerned because of its high number of mutations and the dramatic spike in infections the country had seen over the past four or five days."

The variant is expected to be called the Nu variant by the World Health Organization.

The UK is banning flights from the country along with five other African nations, effective immediately... Read More