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Dates announced for Justin Bieber's Justice World Tour 2022

LAS VEGAS (May 6, 2022) – Justin Bieber just announced his rescheduled world tour dates. The Justice World Tour was supposed to kick off this summer, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, the tour was moved to 2022. The Justice World Tour 2022 is adding seven new arena shows totaling 52-dates, including one in Las Vegas at T-Mobile Arena in February.

Justin returns to the road on the heels of his album Justice. Justice is the Bieb's eighth album to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200. Bieber made history as the first male solo artist to debut at #1 on both the Billboard 200 album chart and Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with his certified-platinum smash hit “Peaches.” ... Read More

Detours set May 9-21 as crews work on I-15/215 Northern Beltway interchange

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Another round of detours is planned May 9-21 from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. nightly as crews work on the $100 million I-15/215 Northern Beltway interchange in North Las Vegas, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation.

Southbound I-15 traffic will be routed onto the 215 Northern Beltway, turning vehicles around at Lamb Boulevard, and returning along the Beltway before rejoining I-15. Northbound traffic will be detoured onto the ramps at Tropical Parkway.

Also, Tropical Parkway will be closed between Range Road and Nicco Way during the same time frames.

The nightly closures will occur Sunday evening through Friday morning, but there will be no closures on Friday and Saturday nights.

Crews will be lowering falsework on the new eastbound 215 Beltway to northbound Interstate 15 flyover. Work on the interchange broke ground last year. Fisher Sand & Gravel is the general contractor... Read More

Nevada Attorney General Ford shows support for 'Momnibus Act' for Black mothers' health

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Black mothers have more health complications during pregnancy, and legislation dubbed the "Momnibus Act" is taking aim at equality in health care.

The Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 -- a name that plays on "omnibus" because it contains a wide range of initiatives -- has the support of Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford. He has signed on with a group of 22 attorneys general to urge Congress to pass the legislation.

“Receiving adequate healthcare treatment for African-American mothers is an issue that has been discussed for years with little action,” Ford said. “Just like receiving the COVID-19 vaccines, there is a lack of equity, fairness, and equality in the medical world and it is still very prevalent today."... Read More

Family who says Las Vegas teen suffered reaction to J & J vaccine gives update on her condition

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The father of a teen who has been hospitalized for several weeks say the 18-year-old is now showing some positive signs in her road to recovery.

The family says Emma Burkey suffered a severe reaction about 10 days after receiving a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on March 20. Her symptoms included brain clots and seizures, a family friend told 8 News Now.

Burkey was transferred from a Las Vegas hospital to a California hospital where she has undergone three brain surgeries.

Her father, Bret Burkey posted an update on his daughter's condition on her GoFundMe page Wednesday night... Read More

NEW: Nevada's test positivity drops slightly, with only 3 deaths reported

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada's COVID-19 test positivity rate fell slightly to 5.6% after nine days at 5.7%, according to data released Thursday.

The state's test positivity started climbing on April 3, passing 5% on April 12. But it leveled off in late April and has been steady since.

Clark County's test positivity was also at 5.6%.

Data shows 27.55% of Nevada’s population has been fully vaccinated.

Nevada reports 394 new COVID-19 cases, most from Clark County (335) in the past 24 hours. Nevada’s total cases are now at 317,482. Clark County has a total of 245,693. It’s important to note that the state no longer updates the dashboard on the weekend, which may be why Monday and Tuesday reports show higher case and death totals.... Read More

DUI Strike Team busts numerous impaired drivers on Cinco de Mayo

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Nevada Highway Patrol was busy the night of Cinco de Mayo. According to NHP, its DUI Strike team was able to get 20 impaired drivers off of Las Vegas valley roads.

There were no reports of injuries.

To report an impaired driver, call 911 on surface streets or *NHP on the freeway, NHP said... Read More

Police make arrest in child sexual assault case from 1995

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- DNA helped Las Vegas police identify and arrest a sexual assault suspect in a case that went cold decades ago.

Matthew Laycock was arrested May 3 and is facing two counts of sexual assault of a child under 16 and is currently in the Clark County Detention Center.

According to his arrest report, he is accused of sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 16 on Nov. 29, 1995. The girl was on her way home from school when the suspect allegedly grabbed her from behind and directed her into the breeze way of a nearby church. The girl told police the man said, "If you do anything stupid, I'll kill you."

At the a time of the attack, evidence was collected but there wasn't a break in the case until May 2019 when police got a match in the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS). The DNA matched Laycock, the report said.

The case was reopened but detectives could not locate Laycock who was reported to be a transient... Read More