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U.S. Census Bureau looks to hire for 2020 Census

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The 2020 census is fast approaching, and hundreds of thousands of census takers are needed around the country. So over the next few weeks, there will be several events being held during National Recruitment Week.

The need for the recruitment events is high to ensure that everyone’s voices in Nevada and across the nation, are heard.

The census is taken every ten years, and around half a million people are needed to work as census takers next spring. There was a recruiting event held in Henderson on Tuesday.

“There are more than $675 billion that will be distributed by the federal government around the country. We want to ensure that Nevada gets its fair share,” said Veronica Meter, Media Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau. “It’s so important that everyone gets counted.”... Read More

Local family goes all out with their Halloween haunted House

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A local family is embracing the season of scaring by carrying on their haunted house tradition. Any kids who dare go into this home in east Las Vegas will surely be scared!

Bianca Mollinedo says her family has been putting up a haunted house and maze for the last two years, but since relocating, they feel that this Halloween will be bigger and better for guests that stop by.

The house, located on Lorraine Lane near Russell and Sandhill Roads, is all things frightening. The Mollinedo family, of about 15 to 18 people, get into character and work their hardest to scare everyone who dare enters... Read More

CCSD honors 63 schools for top academic performance

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — As part of the 2019-20 Superintendent Honor Roll, Clark County School District Superintendent Jesús Jara recognized 63 of the valley’s schools for making top grades Tuesday.

“I am proud of our principals for their excellence and I challenge them to continue to share their expertise with all schools across CCSD, ” said Superintendent Jara.

The schools honored earned either National Blue Ribbon awards, 5-star ranking on the Nevada School Performance Framework or are Gold Star schools, all of which are high-performing and serve a high percentage of economically disadvantaged students. ... Read More

Body of missing Alabama girl found; 2 being charged

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say they’ve found the body of a 3-year-old girl who has been missing more than a week, and they’re charging two people with murder.

Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith told a news conference Tuesday night that the remains of Kamille McKinney were located in a trash bin taken to a landfill. He says police had been watching garbage deposits.

Smith says police are obtaining murder warrants against two people previously identified as persons of interest in the case, 39-year-old Patrick Devone Stallworth and his 29-year-old girlfriend, Derick Irisha Brown.

Lawyers for both have said they’re innocent.

The child vanished while outside a birthday party on Oct. 12. Relatives called her “Cupcake.”

Smith says investigators know of no link between the suspects and the girl or her family... Read More

I-Team: Mally Mall, man who admitted to being Vegas pimp, will be sentenced to 1-33 months in prison

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A hip hop producer who admits he was a pimp in Las Vegas for 12 years could spend as little as one month in prison. The I-Team, who broke this story, obtained court records from the case against Jamal Rashid, also known as Mally Mall. The maximum sentence he can face is 33 months.

Statement from Mally Mall’s attorneysDownload

However, what wasn’t listed in the court documents was the names of his clients, how much money he made from pimping the women, and why a long-time Las Vegas pimp is getting a deal where the maximum sentence he can face is 33 months in prison.

The plea deal was struck with the U.S. Attorney’s Office... Read More

FBI: Vigilant parents can help stop national child porn epidemic

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — Eighty percent of all sexually inappropriate images of minors in the U.S. today are being produced by the children themselves, according to the FBI.

It’s not always their fault; often there’s an adult or another minor coercing the child into “sexting” — the practice taking a sexually explicit photo and sharing it as a telephone text or private message on social media. But whether it’s bad judgment or sexual exploitation, parents should be aware of their children’s use of digital devices and social media, federal officials say.

“Go ahead and review digital devices that your children own; look to see what apps they’re using, what inappropriate images or videos are being housed in that device,” said Alex Bustillos, special agent in the El Paso field office of the FBI... Read More

‘Star Wars’ trailer reveals glimpses at last epic battle for the saga

LAS VEGAS (CNN) — Star Wars fans got a new look at the last chapter of the Skywalker saga Monday night.

The official and final trailer for “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” debuted during the half-time of ESPN’s Monday Night NFL game.

The over two-minute-long trailer takes viewers through the many galaxies of the Star Wars universe.

Disney’s latest film is the ninth and final episode in the popular Skywalker story. Since buying the franchise for $4 billion dollars from LUCASFILM in 2012, Disney has earned $4.5 billion from the last four Star Wars movies its released. ... Read More