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Metro police search for missing, endangered man last seen Oct. 11

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Metro police are asking the public for help as they search for a 47-year-old missing man named Thomas Knack.

According to the release he was last seen on Monday, Oct. 11, and is believed to be in the Mt. Charleston area.

Police say his last mode of transportation was a ride-share service.

Knack is described as a white male, standing about 5'8 tall and weighing 140 lbs. with blue eyes and brown hair.

Police also say he speaks English with a heavy German accent.

He may possibly be in severe emotional distress and in need of medical assistance.

Anyone with information regarding Knack and his whereabouts is strongly encouraged to contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department at (702) 828-3111... Read More

Police: Stolen vehicle leads to several arrests inside hotel room

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- Mesquite police arrested several people inside a hotel room following the discovery of stolen guns this past weekend.

Mesquite police found a stolen vehicle parked in front of a hotel, and a female standing next to the car Sunday morning. Through subsequent investigation, officers determined which room the stolen vehicle was associated with, and arrested those individuals.

Mesquite Police Department searched the suspects, their stolen vehicle, and two hotel rooms. They recovered a stolen loaded 9mm handgun, 10 ounces of marijuana packaged for sales, over 2 ounces of methamphetamine packaged for sales, approximately 3 grams of heroin, stolen identification information, and several items of illegal drug paraphernalia... Read More

Multiple catalytic converters illegally found following traffic stop, police say

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- Mesquite police arrested two people in connection with stolen catalytic converters during a traffic stop this past weekend.

Police say around 3:30 p.m on Saturday, Oct. 9., Mesquite police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a moving violation. The detective observed the female passenger was attempting to hide something as he approached the vehicle. While speaking to the male driver, the detective observed additional signs of possible criminal activity.

A certified drug-sniffing K9 was deployed to the scene and alerted police to the scent of illegal drugs inside the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, police recovered 11 grams of heroin, 16 grams of methamphetamine, and multiple items of illegal drug paraphernalia. As they continued their search, police located several battery-powered saws, other tools commonly used in burglaries, and four catalytic converters that had been recently cut... Read More

CCSD Police: Mojave High School coach arrested, accused of sexual conduct with student

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- According to Clark County School District Police, 21-year-old Michael Jones has been arrested on one count of sexual conduct between school staff/volunteer and student.

Jones served as a coach at Mojave High School since 2019.

The arrest stems from an investigation at Mojave High School in October 2021.

According to the release, Jones has been terminated from his position.

CCSD Police are asking anyone with information about the case or anyone who may have had inappropriate contact with Jones to call (702) 799-5411... Read More

Popular game pulls Gruden after email scandal

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- The backlash continues for Jon Gruden over his email controversy, EA Sports announced Wednesday it is removing the former Las Vegas Raiders head coach from its popular Madden 22 video game.

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EA put out a statement Wednesday on Twitter saying "EA Sports is committed to taking action in maintaining a culture of inclusion and equity.

EA says Gruden will be replaced by a "generic likeness" via a title update "in the coming weeks."

Gruden resigned from his job with the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday after emails of him using racist and homophobic comments surfaced. ... Read More

'No one is bigger ... than the Raiders shield:' Bisaccia introduced as new head coach

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The pause was longer than usual, punctuating his words and delivering a message as Rich Bisaccia took over as the Raiders head coach.

"No one person is bigger …," he started, the words hanging in the air as Bisaccia kept his eyes focused on the paper in front of him. Then he looked up as he finished: "… than the Raiders shield."

As Bisaccia was introduced as the new head coach during a Wednesday news conference, he didn't deflect questions about Jon Gruden's resignation and emphasized that the Raiders are a good team with an opportunity ahead.

"The message I gave to the team today was about the team. If we have a team that cares about each other, it's a tough team to beat," Bisaccia said.

"I think it's a good locker room. I think we have veteran leadership, I think we have a really good group of young guys. Derrick Carr is still going to be an extension of the coaching staff on offense."... Read More

Nevadans still required to wear face coverings indoors, while in crowded outdoor spaces

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- All individuals in all counties in Nevada, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear face coverings indoors or while in crowded outdoor settings, as of data from Oct. 11.

Today, Nevada Health Response provided an update on county risk levels as posted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

This week, Esmeralda and White Pine counties are listed as having a low and moderate risk of transmission, and if they maintain these levels for another week, the indoor mask mandate for vaccinated individuals will be lifted.

All other Nevada counties are listed as high transmission by the CDC.

Last week, Lincoln County was listed as low transmission, but as of Monday, the county is again showing a high transmission rate, according to the update.

For additional information on where and how this applies across Nevada, please view the files below:... Read More