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I-Team: Las Vegas prosecutor says retrying 'Black Widow' for husband's murder unlikely

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Clark County District Attorney said he would likely not seek a new trial for Margaret Rudin, dubbed the “Black Widow,” if the state decided to appeal a federal judge’s ruling overturning her murder conviction.

Rudin, now 78, served a 20-year to life sentence, before her release on parole in 2020. The judge’s order overturns Rudin’s conviction and releases her of any parole obligations.

Rudin was convicted for her husband’s murder in 2001. Police had suspected Ron Rudin was shot in the head in 1994 at their Las Vegas home. His remains were discovered dumped in the desert near Lake Mohave... Read More

Shooting investigation near Las Vegas Rio Hotel & Casino

Correction: 8 News Now incorrectly initially reported that this shooting was at the Rio Hotel & Casino. According to Metro police, the shooting was reported at Hotel Rio Drive and Dean Martin Drive near the Rio Hotel and Casino. 8 News Now has since corrected the mistake.

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- An investigation is underway after a reported shooting near the Rio Hotel and Casino Tuesday morning.

The report came in just after 10 a.m. of a victim who was shot in the leg, according to I-Team sources.

According to the victim, it was possibly a drive-by shooting.

The victim was transported to UMC Trauma with non-life-threatening injuries.

No other details have been released, and the circumstances of the shooting are still unknown.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.... Read More

Las Vegas woman attempts to poison man with bleach, police say

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A Las Vegas woman is accused of trying to poison a man by putting bleach in his sleeping pills, police said.

Wendy Najera, 26, faces a charge of poisoning or adulterating food, water or medicine, records show.

Police said they responded to a call on Thursday morning for a report of a person who had put bleach in another person’s medication.

The reporting person told police Najera had put the substance in his sleeping medication. The man took the medication and began to feel ill, police said.

The man was taken to the hospital with stomach pain, police said.

Police said they reviewed video, which they suspect shows Najera holding a blue bottom with a white top going into a bathroom. Police located a bottle of bleach in a cabinet, police said.

Najera denied the allegations when speaking to police.

The location of the incident was redacted in police documents... Read More

Allegiant Stadium to host hiring event for Las Vegas Raiders gameday staff

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Allegiant Stadium will begin in-person recruitment to fill over 1,800 Las Vegas Raiders gameday staff positions on Sunday.

Open positions include roles in hospitality, food service, security, ticketing, customer service, and custodial. The positions would provide staffing during the eight Raiders home games and other sporting and entertainment events played at Allegiant.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old with a valid ID. Interviews will be held on-site upon completion of the application process.

Recruitment events will be held at the stadium from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 22 and Monday, May 23 to fill the new and part-time positions.

This is the first time the hiring event will be inside the stadium. The Raiderettes will also be in attendance, and giveaways will be held throughout the event... Read More

1 killed, 1 injured in North Las Vegas apartment shooting

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- One man is dead and another was injured in a shooting at an apartment complex in North Las Vegas.

The shooting occurred around midnight in the 2600 block of Deer Springs Way, near Losse Road.

According to North Las Vegas Police, a man in his 20s was transported to University Medical Center where he died. A second man was transported to Sunrise Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said, at this time, no information relating to a suspect is available.

The coroner will release the shooting victim's identity once the family has been notified.

Police urge anyone with information on the shooting to contact NLVPD at (702) 633-2133, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.... Read More

Biden to meet with Buffalo mass shooting victims' families

(NewsNation) — President Joe Biden will travel to Buffalo, New York Tuesday in a show of solidarity after a white supremacist targeted Black people at a supermarket and left 10 people dead. 

At least 10 people were killed and multiple injured after a white teenage gunman wearing military gear and livestreaming with a helmet camera entered a Tops Friendly Market with a rifle and opened fire, authorities said. Nearly all the victims were Black, and three more people were injured during the attack. ... Read More

Congress holds first UFO hearing in 50 years

(NewsNation) — Is there an alien force on a mission to explore strange new worlds — like ours? UFO enthusiasts are hoping some of the truth they believe is out there could be revealed Tuesday.

Congress is holding a hearing on threats posed by unidentified flying objects and unexplained aerial phenomena. This marks the first congressional hearings on UFOs in more than 50 years.

Two top U.S. defense intelligence officials appeared before a U.S. House of Representatives intelligence subcommittee 11 months after a report documenting more than 140 cases of unidentified aerial phenomena, or UAPs, that U.S. military pilots have reported observing since 2004... Read More