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Photos released of Pahrump theft suspects

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Nye County Sheriff's Office is looking for four theft suspects and has released photos in hopes they can be identified and located.

One of the men is identified as 51-year-old Robert Glenn Alger of Pahrump and he is wanted by the sheriff's office. They are hoping someone knows his whereabouts.

According to the sheriff's office, witnesses caught the men stealing a Connex container, which is a cargo shipping container. The witnesses were able to get photos of the men. The container was later abandoned and recovered.

Police released these photos of the suspects. (Credit: NCSO)

The NCSO says it needs help from the public to identify and locate the three men who were with Alger

Police released these photos of the suspects. (Credit: NCSO)

If you have any information on Alger or the other three men, you are asked to contact NCSO at (775) 751-7000... Read More

Michigan man gets 4-10 years in prison, ordered to repay $633K in food stamp fraud

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A 34-year-old Michigan man was sentenced Tuesday to 4-10 years in prison in a food stamp fraud case.

Eustachius Bursey was also ordered to pay $633,583.19 in restitution in the case, according to an announcement from Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford.

According to information in the case, Bursey used the personal identifying information of numerous individuals to defraud the state and federal governments of Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) and Medicaid benefits. The crimes took place between August 2016 and May 2019.

Bursey committed multiple felonies, Ford's office said.

“The sentencing of Mr. Bursey should remind those seeking to swindle our social services network that there will be consequences,” Ford said. “I’m glad to see justice done in this case, and want to stress that my office will continue to pursue any similar cases that come before us.”... Read More

Magical Forest Tree Lighting Ceremony set for Friday at Opportunity Village

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Opportunity Village Magical Forest is scheduled Friday, Nov. 26, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

The event returns after the Magical Forest was closed last year during the pandemic. The Magical Forest, located at 6300 W. Oakey Blvd., is a winter wonderland filled with millions of sparkling lights, rides, food and holiday cheer. The Tree Lighting Ceremony will feature entertainment, “snow,” speeches from local dignitaries and a fireworks show.

Tickets start at $22 online with discount packages available. Tickets at the door are $25. Purchase tickets at magicalforest.com.

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman will be at the ceremony, along with U.S. Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.), the Opportunity Village ambassadors, executive team and board members. Santa Claus will even be there... Read More

Fremont Street Experience to celebrate Hanukkah

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - The Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas will once again commemorate the beginning of Hanukkah with a Grand Menorah lighting.

The lighting will take place on Sunday, Nov. 28 beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Leading the lighting of the 20-foot tall Grand Menorah this year will be Rabbi Levi Harling and Rabbi Shea Harlig, both from Chabad of Southern Nevada.

 The menorah will remain on display throughout the Hanukkah season... Read More

Guilty verdicts reached in Ahmaud Arbery's slaying

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - All three men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery were convicted of murder Wednesday.

The jury reached its decision after more than 10 hours of deliberations following a trial in which prosecutors argued that the defendants provoked a confrontation with Arbery and defense attorneys said their clients were acting in self-defense.

Travis McMichael, the man who fatally shot Ahmaud Arbery, was convicted of murder Wednesday. The conviction carries a minimum sentence of life in prison.

Greg McMichael, the man who pursued Ahmaud Arbery with his son, has been convicted of murder.

William Roddie Bryan, who recorded the cellphone video that showed the killing of Ahmaud Arbery and sparked outrage when it surfaced two months later, was convicted of murder Wednesday... Read More

Henderson parks partially closed due to damage from vandalism

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Two Henderson parks will be partially closed to allow for repairs on equipment damaged by vandals.

According to Henderson Police, the playground at Avellino Park on Chaparral Road will be closed for the next three months while the equipment is repaired and the restrooms will be locked from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays. At Paradise Pointe Park on Archer Glen Avenue, the restrooms will be closed until further notice.

In a social post, Henderson Police said "unfortunately, as you can see from this photo, not everyone has manners."

Henderson Police will be increasing patrols at parks and as asking residents to report any suspicious or dangerous activity... Read More

UNLV Dean of Medicine talks COVID-19 on Good Day Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - We are now 20 months into the COVID-19 pandemic. And as people across the valley gather for Thanksgiving it's time to get a report card of where things stand.

UNLV Dean of Medicine Dr. Marc Kahn joined John Langeler on Good Day Las Vegas this morning to discuss the latest... Read More