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Plant-based fast food restaurant opens in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- A California plant-based fast-food chain, one its first location here in the northwest part of the valley Friday.

Planet Power Fast Food opened at 7090 W. Craig Road, near U.S. 95. The restaurant uses 100% plant-based ingredients.

Las Vegas Commissioner Ross Miller made an appearance, welcoming Plant Power to Las Vegas with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday with the restaurant’s co-founders Zach Vouga and Jeffrey Harris.

“It’s amazing to see how far we’ve come in establishing a wide variety of food options in the Las Vegas community,” said Commissioner Miller, “I’m already looking forward to my next visit to Plant Power Fast Food!”

Plant Power Fast Food is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. The location features a mid-century modern design atmosphere with indoor and outdoor dining, airy floor-to-ceiling windows under a sloped roof, a drive-through, and a self-order kiosk. ... Read More

CCFD holds fire training in South Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- A fire Saturday morning in the southwest part of the valley, promoted calls into the 8 News Now newsroom. According to Clark County Fire Department, crews are conducting a live-fire training session and there's nothing to worry about.

Officials say firefighters are conducting live fire training throughout Saturday at 3930 West Frias Avenue, near West Frias Avenue and South Valley View Boulevard.

There will be multiple fires set and filmed in a detached garage and main house. The house and garage will be burned to the ground at the conclusion of filming.

Training started at 8 a.m. and will conclude at 5 p.m... Read More

Ghost Hunting 101 workshop kicks-off countdown to Halloween

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Halloween may still be a few weeks away, but for some, gaining a grasp on ghost hunting skills has already begun.

On Friday, Whitney Recreation Center hosted a special night for those interested in seeking out spooky spirits as beginner ghost hunters all for the price of $1.

Ghost Hunter 101 workshop at Whitney Recreation Center

The center collaborated with Elite Vegas Paranormal Society in hosting the workshop.

Those in attendance learned how to decipher false positives, the basics of paranormal investigating, safety protocols, correct usage of equipment, and materials.

"We want to educate people that a.) it's nothing to be afraid of. (b.) it's around us all the time. (c.) that they're able to experience it without being, kind of break some of the myth," said Brian Purdy a member of the Elite Vegas Paranormal Society... Read More

LVMPD Foundation hosts community Howl-O-Ween parade

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A spooky night of fun for the community and the loveable pooches in our lives is set to get underway on Sunday, Oct. 17.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation is hosting the first annual Howl-O-Ween Dog parade and brunch.

Dogs and their humans are encouraged to come in their Halloween costumes and celebrate the launch of the foundation's 2022 calendar.

Proceeds from the registration of the dog parade will go directly to support the lifelong care of retired and active LVMPD K-9 officers.

Top dogs will win exciting prizes at the spooky event.

The venue will be decked out for the festive season along with food, candy, and a bone bar and dog watering station for four-legged parade participants. ... Read More

The hidden history of the Hughes house

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- On Sunday, Oct. 17, join 8 News Now for a look back at the hidden history of Howard Hughes home situated on the KLAS - TV lot.

Hughes lived in the home in 1953 and later bought it when he owned the station.

Join Denise Valdez on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for a closer look inside the eccentric billionaire's home on Channel 8... Read More

AP source: No one else in NFL cited with email violations

The NFL has found no other current team or league personnel to have sent emails containing racist, homophobic or misogynistic language similar to messages written by Jon Gruden that led to his resignation as Las Vegas Raiders coach, according to a person familiar with the documents.

The person familiar with the investigation as well as emails told The Associated Press on Friday that the league "did not identify other areas and other individuals it has to contact at club leadership or league leadership levels."

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the league has not publicly released what is in the 650,000 emails the independent investigators collected during an investigation of workplace conditions at the Washington Football Team... Read More

Police: Pedestrian injured after being struck by vehicle near Warm Springs, Eastern

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Metro police investigating a crash involving a pedestrian who was hit along Warm Springs and Eastern on Friday night.

The incident happened at approximately 5:19 p.m. after police say preliminary reports indicate the person may have been jaywalking.

Police tell 8 News Now the pedestrian is in critical condition.

Streets are closed off on Warm Springs between Spencer and Eastern due to the investigation.

Drivers and all foot traffic are advised to avoid the area. ... Read More