• Top pop artists of 80s, 90s to perform at Orleans Arena

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- The Orleans will be hosting the Freestyle Explosion Throwback Jam at The Orleans Arena on June 11.
    The event will feature top freestyle, pop, and dance artists of the 80s and 90s, performing their greatest hits. Performers include Stevie B, Lisa Lisa, Exposé, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Montell Jordan, and more.Showtime is at 7 p.m. and tickets start at $31.65 plus tax and fees. For more...
  • Valley residents take advantage of warming weather

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- As temperatures continue to rise in southern Nevada, many families are taking advantage of the warmer weather by visiting their local parks.
    Splash pads throughout North Las Vegas have been opened recently, ahead of the incoming triple-digit temperatures.
    Craig Ranch Regional Park is among several other parks where families can enjoy the splash pads.
    "My little ones like to get...
  • Politics Now: May 14, 2022

    This week on Politics Now with host John Langeler:We dig into Clark County Board of Trustee races.Trustee Danielle Ford says she still wants to fire the Superintendent and levels accusations against him and some fellow board members.Former Assemblywoman Irene Bustamante Adams is running against her and tells us why.A group of former School Board Trustees tells us why they are trying to...
  • New 3-on-3 ice hockey league holds opening game in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- 3ICE, a new three-on-three professional ice hockey league is having its inaugural season opener at the Orleans Arena on Saturday, June 18, and its playoffs and championship game on Saturday, August 20.
    The league consists of six teams, which travel and compete in a tournament where each game consists of two, eight-minute halves on a full-sized rink. Each team has seven players...
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  • California churchgoers detained gunman in deadly attack

    LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — A man opened fire during a lunch reception at a Southern California church on Sunday, killing one person and injuring several others before being stopped and hog-tied by parishioners in what a sheriff’s official called an act of “exceptional heroism and bravery.”
    One person was fatally shot and four others were critically wounded by gunfire at Geneva Presbyterian...
  • Baby Shark Live at Las Vegas Orleans Arena

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- Pinkfong and Round Room Live present Baby Shark Live: 2022 Splash Tour at the Orleans Arena on Saturday, June 12 at 2 p.m.
    The show is an immersive concert, that will feature new and classic songs for children and families, including 'Five little monkeys,' and 'Wheels on the bus.'
    Showtime will start at 2 p.m. and tickets start at $27.50 plus tax and fees. For tickets, visit...
  • Road closure near Fremont due to police activity

    Las Vegas (KLAS)-- Las Vegas Boulevard has been closed in both directions from Carson to Ogden Avenue due to police activity.
    According to Las Vegas Metro police, around 8:45 a.m. officers responded to a suicidal man near a pedestrian bridge that runs on the third level of the Neonopolis over Fremont street, to a parking garage at 4th Street and Carson Avenue.
    Police attempt to deescalate the...
  • North Las Vegas bicyclist killed in traffic collision

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- A bicyclist in North Las Vegas was struck by an SUV on Sunday morning.
    According to North Las Vegas Police, the bicyclist was transported to UMC, where they were pronounced deceased.
    North Las Vegas Police investigate a collision between a vehicle and a bicycle.The incident occurred around 8:22 a.m. at Dorrell and Bostick Weir Street.Police say a black SUV collided with the...
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  • Pro-choice rally held at Sunset Park

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS)--Saturday, a Pro-Choice rally was held at Sunset Park hosted by Planned Parenthood Votes Nevada. Several city and state officials were in attendance along with Governor Steve Sisolak who spoke to the crowd. 
    "We are facing real-world problems when it comes to Abortion in women’s health rights," said Governor Sisolak.
    This was the second rally hosted by Planned Parenthood. The...
  • 3 people injured at 'Lovers & Friends' Las Vegas festival

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed at least three people wereinjured at the "Lovers & Friends" concert at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard Saturday night.   
    Police told 8NewsNow.com that shortly after 10 p.m., gunfire was reportedly heard near the "Lovers & Friends" festival site, prompting a large group of...
  • 3 kids West Hills mom admitted to killing ID'd

    Three children who were allegedly killed by their mother in West Hills over the weekend were identified Tuesday.
    The Los Angeles County coroner identified them as 12-year-old Natalie Flores, 10-year-old Kevin Yanez and 8-year-old Nathan Yanez.
    Police had originally said two of the boys were 8 years old.
    The mother, identified as 38-year-old Angela Flores, was arrested Sunday after her three...
  • Break-in at northwest valley home caught on security camera

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- It was around 2:30 p.m. in the afternoon when homeowner Mike Thompson said thieves broke into his home in the Providence neighborhood of the Northwest valley.
    Surveillance footage from the incident two weeks ago shows a dark-colored Toyota Corolla driving up and down the street, before parking in front of Thompson's driveway.
    Toyota navigating home before parking.
    "They got out...
  • Bodies in Lake Mead recall Las Vegas' organized crime days

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Stories about long-departed Las Vegas organized crime figures are surfacing after a second set of unidentified human remains were revealed as the water level falls on drought-stricken Lake Mead.
    The reservoir on the Colorado River is about a 30-minute drive from the mob-founded Las Vegas Strip.
    “There’s no telling what we’ll find in Lake Mead,” former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar...
  • At least 10 dead in mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A gunman wearing military-style clothing and body armor opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing at least 10 people before being taken into custody Saturday afternoon, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.
    Details on the number of additional people shot at the Tops Friendly Market and their conditions weren't immediately available...
  • I-Team: Unlicensed apartment still operating

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- Some Residents at the Apex apartments say they’ve received seven-day notices from the owners to pay rent or leave.
    The owners are operating without a license and the 8 News Now I-Team learned even with a property like this, technically residents could be evicted.
    Tenants typically have two options, file a notice in court so a hearing is set, or pay the rent.As the I-team first...
  • Multiple people shot, 1 dead over property dispute

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- A property dispute lead to a shooting, leaving two injured and one dead.
    Vladmir Pourett, 22, has been arrested and booked into the Clark County Detention Center on one countof open murder, attempted murder, and battery with a deadly weapon.
    On Saturday, just past midnight, Las Vegas Metro police received a report that multiple people were shot outside of a home on the 1400...
  • Parent concern over online dangers for teens on social media

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- It's 2022, and there are so many apps out there such as Twitch, Roblox, and Discord, along with other social media apps.Although the platforms may seem safe it opens the door to possible dangers if you aren't monitoring your child's usage.Natalie Wainwright is a parent who says she isn't taking any chances when it comes to keeping a close eye on her son's social media usage...
  • Only On 8: Woman who adopted starved horse speaks out after accused abuser arrested

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The day after a woman was arrested, accused of abusing, and neglecting three horses in the northeast valley, the person who adopted one is sharing her story exclusively with 8 News Now. 
    "He's my best friend now," the horse's adopter said. 
    'Zeke,' as he is now called, has been to hell and back, but he is currently living the life he's always deserved. 
    The woman who adopted...
  • Police: Juvenile seriously injured after incident on skateboard in east Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Las Vegas Metro Police are investigating a roadway incident involving a juvenile on the east side of the Las Vegas valley.
    Police say the juvenile was riding a skateboard while holding on to a vehicle and fell.The incident occurred in the 5600 block of Forsythe, near Charleston and Nellis Blvd. around 10 p.m. on Friday.
    Forsythe DrivePolice tell 8 News Now the juvenile...
  • Parents, school leaders oppose Dotty's northwest gaming establishment location approved by city

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Several school leaders in the northwest valley are voicing their concerns over a Dotty's gambling establishment being built too close to the area.On Tuesday, the City of Las Vegas Planning Commission voted 4 to 3 to override a mandate to keep a gaming establishment at least 1500 feet from a school.
    The Dotty's is set to go in along Rainbow Boulevard, near Ann Road and US 95...
  • Report shines harsh light on Las Vegas Raiders work, administrative culture

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – In a detailed and lengthy article Friday night, the New York Times lays out a pattern of dysfunction within the organization after talking with "more than a dozen former employees" who described problems ranging from a hostile work environment to underpaying employees. 
    The New York Times points out the firing and or resignation of several of eight of the team's top executives...
  • Desert Survival: Ten things to put in your pack

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Warmer weather is here and if you're headed out on the trails this weekend -- there are ten things you should carry in your pack.
    "It's not that you're going to use them every time, but when an emergency happens, it's good to be prepared,” Red Rock Search and Rescue member Donald Moore told 8 News Now. “It doesn't take a lot of weight, even on a day hike, 2 or 3 or 4...
  • Police search for 3 men accused in downtown Las Vegas fire

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Las Vegas Metro Police are asking for the public's help in identifying three men accused of setting a fire in downtown Las Vegas.
    LVMPD searches for 3 men accused in arson fire (LVMPD)
    LVMPD searches for 3 men accused in arson fire (LVMPD)
    LVMPD searches for 3 men accused in arson fire (LVMPD)
    Police say the incident took place on March 26 and released photos of the men on...
  • Zzyzx Road: The most eye-grabbing, mysterious road sign on I-15

    SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif. (KLAS) -- About an hour and a half drive from Las Vegas, stretching 4.5 miles into the Mojave Desert from Interstate 15 (I-15), might be one of the best-known mystery roads in the west. Many who have traveled on I-15 between Las Vegas and Los Angeles have seen the signs with the eye-grabbing spelling of Zzyzx Road (pronounced Zye-Zix). However, not many know why it's...
  • 3-count indictment filed against homicide suspects in downtown Las Vegas shooting

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A three-count indictment filed on Friday, May 13, accuses Donald Green and Erica Stacy in the death of Brian Ramey, a Las Vegas man in downtown Las Vegas on Feb. 28.
    The charges include conspiracy to commit murder, murder with the use of a deadly weapon, and robbery with the use of a deadly weapon.Police describe Green as the man suspected of shooting Ramey in the back...
  • Blood Moon: How to best photograph Sunday's lunar eclipse

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- People in the Las Vegas valley will see the full moon turn blood red (or burnt red) Sunday night as the earth transits between the moon and the sun. And if luck is on your side, there will not be any clouds covering this celestial sight.
    It's one thing to see it in person, and it's another to be able to take a good photo of it happening.
  • Las Vegas man accused in pepper spray attacks on women in L.A. area

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A Las Vegas man is wanted in connection with incidents he recorded on video outside bars in California as he pepper-sprays women who turn down his sexual advances, according to the Costa Mesa Police Department.
    Johnny Young, 25, faces assault charges in Costa Mesa, and police there have issued a statement asking for the public's help in finding him. Anyone with information is...
  • Romance scams steal $15 million from Nevadans in 2021

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Romance scams in 2021 victimized people in Nevada more than any state in the U.S. except North Dakota, according to data released by the FBI and the FTC.
    Nationwide, the scams collected $547 million from Americans in 2021.
    In Nevada, 352 victims reported losses of $15,095,654. That amounted to $486,233 for every 100,000 people in the state. Only North Dakota was higher, at $1,...
  • Website launches to help families find baby formula

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The government has launched a website to help parents find baby formula during the nationwide shortage.
    The shortage stems from supply disruptions and a safety recall. It's estimated 40% of America's popular baby formulas are out of stock.
    After speaking with manufacturers Thursday, President Joe Biden said his administration would step up to cut red tape to make it easier for...
  • Kendrick Lamar to stop in Las Vegas for new album tour

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Rapper Kendrick Lamar will be making a stop in Las Vegas for his new 2022 "The Big Steppers" tour on Friday, Sept. 9 at T-Mobile Arena.
    The tour was announced the same day that his latest album, "Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers," released on Friday.
    Lamar will be joined by rapper Baby Keem on all tour dates, along with Tanna Leone on select dates.
    Kendrick Lamar will be...

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