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CCSD assures undocumented students, families they won’t be reported to ICE

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — In light of recent national news involving immigration enforcement, the Clark County School District is reminding undocumented students that CCSD schools are safe places for them and their families.

They feel that is important for all children to know that they have a constitutional right to a public education... Read More

VIDEO: Golden Knights President George McPhee talks Haula trade

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee talked with the media Thursday about the recent decision to trade forward Erik Haula.

LIVE: Golden Knights President George McPhee discusses Erik Haula trade with the media.

Posted by 8 News Now on Thursday, June 27, 2019

McPhee announced Wednesday night the team has acquired forward Nicholas Roy and a conditional fifth round pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Haula.

Over the course of two seasons with the Golden Knights, Haula appeared in 91 games after being selected by the team during the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft from the Minnesota Wild.

Haula will be remembered for delivering the franchises first ever playoff game-winner in overtime against the Los Angeles Kings last year in Game 2... Read More

MUST SEE: Lenticular cloud over Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas valley residents got a beautiful sunset and cloud show Wednesday night. A large lenticular cloud formed in the sky.

The cloud was captured in a time-lapse video by KLAS-TV so we could share it with out viewers. Lenticular clouds form in the troposphere, typically in perpendicular alignment to the wind direction.

Here is a look at some of the photos we received from viewers who wanted to share the experience. Thanks for sending those to us.

Catherine Kohl shot this photo from Anthem.

Betsy Platt shot this picture... Read More

Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now. The court says the Trump administration’s explanation for wanting to add the question was “more of a distraction” than an explanation.

It’s unclear whether the administration would have time to provide a fuller account. Census forms are supposed to be printed beginning next week.

The court ruled 5-4 on Thursday, with Chief Justice John Roberts joining the four liberals in the relevant part of the outcome.

A lower court found the administration violated federal law in the way it tried to add a question broadly asking about citizenship for the first time since 1950.

The Census Bureau’s own experts have predicted that millions of Hispanics and immigrants would go uncounted if the census asked everyone if he or she is an American citizen... Read More

WATCH: Bear freed from car

TELLURIDE, Colo. (CBS) — A curious bear found itself trapped in a car in Telluride, CO on Tuesday night. Officers tied a rope to the door and stood back as they opened it allowing the free bear to bolt away!... Read More

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Teen saves toddler’s life

ISTANBUL (CBS) — Harrowing security camera video shows a teenager catching a toddler after she fell from an Istanbul building.

Two-year-old Dora Muhammed, a Syrian national, fell from a second-floor open window last Thursday, according to Turkey’s private Demiroren News Agency (DHA.)

She was caught by an Algerian 17-year-old, Feuzi Zabaat, who worked nearby and noticed she was about to fall, said DHA.

DHA also said Dora’s father, Yusuf Muhammed, gave Zabaat a 200 Turkish Lira (35 US Dollars) reward for saving his daughter’s life... Read More

Dry, gusty winds continue today.

Elevated fire weather conditions hang on with those consistent gusty winds and very dry air. Staying hydrated helps your body keep up with the dryness. Thankfully, temps aren’t too hot as we close out June this weekend. Sherry’s #WeatherNOW forecast has some warmer numbers heading into the July 4th holiday next week... Read More