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UPDATE: 1 killed, 4 injured in shooting; police believe suspects were randomly shooting at victims while driving through Henderson

HENDERSON, Nev. (KLAS) — What began as a 911 call about a shooting in the 800 block of East Lake Mead Parkway early Thursday morning, led to a homicide investigation and several other shots fired calls across the City of Henderson.

Officers arrived at the scene of the original call just before 1 a.m.

Once on the scene, Henderson Police found a 22-year-old man deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. They also located a 23-year-old woman, an 18-year-old man, a 53-year-old man and a 41-year-old man all suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

The four surviving victims were all taken to the hospital and are expected to live.

Police say it is believed the suspects were driving around the city randomly shooting at people with no apparent motive. Following the deadly shooting, dispatchers received several other calls from various places across Henderson, with callers saying they had been shot at, also... Read More

First drive-thru dispensary available in Clark County

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Not too far from The Strip, you can now get drive-thru service at a dispensary. It is at "Blum," near Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway. 

It is a first for Clark County. The only other one is on tribal land. 

This was an easy transition once commissioners approved the plan, because Blum operates in a former bank building. 

Fun fact, that bank was featured in the movie "Casino,” which just celebrated its 25th anniversary. ... Read More

I-Team Exclusive: Widow reunites with hospital staff who cared for husband

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- It's a story of loss, but also gratitude. A widow whose husband died of COVID-19 reunited with the healthcare workers who took care of him.

Widow Carissa Hernandez has three young daughters. Artor Nazarri, her 42-year-old husband, died in July after contracting COVID-19.

"It breaks my heart to see that they're gonna have to grow up without a dad," she lamented.

When Carissa first shared her story with the I-Team, she expressed grief, as well as gratitude for the medical team.

"I'd just want them to know that how much that meant to me and to my family," she said.

After the I-Team called MountainView Hospital, they were virtually reunited.

"Looking into your faces, you guys helped pull me through it," Carissa told them. ... Read More

Las Vegas couple feeds hundreds of families for Thanksgiving

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Though the COVID-19 pandemic has brought sadness, sickness and anxiety ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, 8 News Now met one Las Vegas couple working hard to make sure no one is home hungry. 

"We don't judge, we just love," Julie Danner said of her project to gather and distribute hundreds of meals for those in need. 

Julie and her husband Jim are the definition of what's good in the world, dedicating their days to service... Read More

Declaration of arrest issued for Nye County Commissioner

PAHRUMP, Nev. (KLAS) — The Nye County Sheriff's Office has issued a declaration of arrest for Nye County Commissioner Leonardo "Leo" Blundo.

Officials say arrangements had been made with Blundo's attorney for him to turn himself in at 5 p.m. Wednesday. He did not honor that agreement.

There is no word on why he is wanted by the Nye County Sheriff's Office.

Declaration of Arrest issued for Nye County Commissioner Leo Blundo https://t.co/I1MxjUCG8i pic.twitter.com/CwTed4wXAa

— Nye County Sheriff (@NyeSheriff) November 26, 2020

As of Wednesday night, Blundo has not made contact with the Nye County Sheriff's Office. ... Read More

Green Wednesday: Day before Thanksgiving leads to sales boost in cannabis industry

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Just about everyone knows about Black Friday, but a lesser known shopping day in the cannabis industry is gaining traction: Green Wednesday.

"I believe it has a lot to do with people preparing for the Thanksgiving holiday," said Ashley Blackwood, director of compliance for Thrive Dispensary, "helping themselves be a little hungrier, increasing their appetite, helping engage with their family members and create more fun conversations at the dinner table."

According to Leafly.com, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving has become the second busiest day for the cannabis industry behind April 20.

Dispensaries across the country offer sales on everything.

The newest location for Thrive near Cactus and I-15 has a conveyor belt that brings products to customers, with fewer people touching it. ... Read More

USPS suggests shipping packages early, shares important deadlines

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The US Postal Service expects more packages this year than previous years as more families choose to celebrate the holidays with each other virtually.

Postal Service leaders say your best bet to make sure your packages arrive on time is to mail early.

There are also some important deadlines to remember for shipping packages:

  • For military or family members in correctional facilities: Dec. 11
  • Priority mail: Dec. 19
  • Priority mail express: Dec. 23

There are also other options if you don't want to stand in line at the post office. ... Read More