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WEB EXTRA: Warning signs of heat-related illnesses

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Temperatures across the United States and in Las Vegas have been hot. Doctors are warning that the excessive heat can impact your health. Here are some things to look out for as you navigate this weather. ... Read More

Bail set at $100K in deadly hit-and-run

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Bail was set at $100,000 for the driver accused in a hit-and-run crash that left a motorcyclist dead on July 6.

Mitchell Magee, 27, who identifies as a woman, appeared in Las Vegas Justice Court for her first appearance.

She is facing charges of reckless driving and failure to stop at the scene of an accident. Her attorney requested a bail of $50,000 but the judge set it at $100,000 which was recommended by the prosecution.

Navy veteran Thomas Robert Wallenta, 59, was killed in the crash on S. Decatur Road near Flamingo Road... Read More

Monsoon is coming this week

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Metro Police, SWAT investigating barricade near McCarran Airport

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro Police and SWAT are on the scene of a barricade near Maryland Parkway and Hacienda.

Police were called to an apartment before 4:00am Monday on the 5400 block of South Maryland Parkway about a domestic disturbance.

Police said a man was seen threatening a woman with a knife and dragging her into an apartment. The suspect has since refused to come out.

Maryland Parkway has been closed in both directions from Russell Road to Hacienda. 

This is a developing story.... Read More

Puerto Rico governor protests take over downtown Las Vegas

Las Vegas (KLAS) — Thousands of protesters continue to gather in Puerto Rico calling for the island’s governor, Ricardo Roselló to resign after messages between him and his staff were leaked and are said to show homophobic messages. Those protests made their way to Las Vegas today, 8 News Now reporter Darlene Melendez was there as members of the valley’s Puerto Rican community demonstrated... Read More

Golden Knights hockey rink, craft brewery part of 14 planned Water Street developments

LAS VEGAS (KLAS-TV) — Downtown Henderson restaurants, apartments, office space, just about anything you can think of is coming to Water Street.

Some of the buildings now being used had sat empty for 10 years. And with the addition of the Golden Knights hockey rink, developers say they hope the area brings back a sense of community for everyone living nearby.

Assured Development was founded by Joe Yukubik who grew up in Henderson, watching parades on Water Street and is now bringing his vision for the revitalization for the core of Henderson to life.

Assured has fourteen projects underway on S Water Street, four of which will be mixed-use, retail and office space, while the remaining ten are residential projects. Below is a detailed look into each of the four major mixed-use developments... Read More

Businesses continue to thrive in Las Vegas Arts District

Business is booming in Downtown Las Vegas’ Arts District.

It has seen substantial growth over the past few years. And now, a new high-profile brewery is set to open there soon. One of the original businesses to make a mark in the the area is Makers & Finders, a coffee house located near Main St. and Charleston Blvd. The hip hangout has been open for five years. But when it first set up shot, there wasn’t much surrounding it.

“We were kind of the first ones in this neighborhood, and then the past five years have been tremendous growth, all these local businesses coming, it’s been great for the community, and all of Las Vegas honestly,” said Cody Monsalve, manager of the Downtown Las Vegas Makers & Finders.

Now called the Arts District, the business boom in the area is clear — with plenty vibrant colors and diverse storefronts. The growth shows no signs of slowing down. ... Read More