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8 POINTS OF COMMUNITY PRIDE: CORE teams with West Prep Academy and Three Square Food Bank for monthly food distribution event

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A local non-profit and a local school are teaming up to feed families. It's part of our 8 Points of Community Pride." Today CORE and West Prep Academy reuniting in partnership with Three Square Food Bank and Anthem Nevada Medicaid for its last monthly drive-through food distribution event for the 20/21 school year. 

Celinda Dominguez, a social worker with CORE, talks about why it is so important for them to meet their goal of feeding 300 families with quality food.

"Well, right now, especially with the pandemic, a lot of families have lost their jobs, hours have been reduced; umm, whether it's health conditions that they're unable to work, or they're housing with other families in the home, food is an important resource for them, and we don't want that to be a stressor for them to figure out what they're going to eat or what food sources they're going to have for the week," Dominguez said... Read More

No serious injuries reported after hard landing at North Las Vegas Airport

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Officials say no one was taken to the hospital after a hard landing at the North Las Vegas Airport.

Officials say a single-engine Beechcraft M35 Bonanza experienced a hard landing just after 4 p.m, due to a mechanical issue.

Four people were onboard, but no one was taken to the hospital after the landing.

The crash reportedly resulted in the collapse of the nose gear.

The plane is now waiting to be towed from North Las Vegas Airport.

The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate... Read More

Caesars Entertainment: Some small venue closures, certain shows not returning

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Caesars Entertainment is shaking up its Las Vegas entertainment lineup. The company told 8 News Now some smaller venues will shutter and certain shows will not return.

The company's statement reads:

Caesars Entertainment has made a strategic decision to refocus the entertainment programming across our Las Vegas properties.

Unfortunately, this means that some of our smaller capacity venues will close, and some shows will not return. Decisions like these are never easy.

Some of these shows have a long history with us and in Las Vegas. While their run with our company is now ending, we are grateful for their incredible performances, their many talented cast and crew members, and everything they brought to our resorts and guests.

As we move in this new direction, Caesars Entertainment remains committed to live entertainment and creating the most exciting stage experiences for our guests."... Read More

Adult and child killed in Nye County rollover crash, another child in critical condition

NYE COUNTY, Nev. (KLAS) — Nye County Deputies are on the scene of a deadly rollover crash in the northern portion of the county.

Officials say it happened on SR 376 at Mile Marker 77.

It's reported that this was a single-vehicle rollover crash. In a Facebook post, the Nye County Sheriff's Office said an adult and a child were ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead.

Another child was flown to a Reno hospital in critical condition.

Nevada Highway Patrol is currently conducting an investigation... Read More

Caesars Entertainment won't require fully vaccinated guests or 'Team Members' to wear masks

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Caesars Entertainment will not require fully vaccinated guests or 'Team Members' to wear a mask. Their decision comes a day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidance on the mitigation measure.

Gov. Steve Sisolak and the Nevada Gaming Control Board said they would follow the recommendations as well.

Caesars Entertainment sent the following statement:... Read More

New video shows mysterious flying sphere vanishing into ocean

SAN DIEGO (MYSTERY WIRE) -- MysteryWire.com has obtained newly released video taken on board the USS Omaha, that shows what is described as a "transmedium" vehicle (that is, a vehicle capable of traveling through both air and water) moving, hovering, and lowering itself into the Pacific Ocean.

The video is from the same incident Mystery Wire first documented in April. A Pentagon spokesperson confirmed last month to Mystery Wire that one of the images was recorded by US Navy personnel.

The US Navy has described the objects in generic terms  as “drones”, also as “UAVs,” for what are otherwise considered unidentified objects. To watch the newly released video, click here or on the picture below. ... Read More

NEW: Nevada's COVID-19 cases lower, test positivity dropping going into weekend

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada’s COVID-19 test positivity rate dropped to 5.3% as the state reports 389 new cases and seven deaths, data released Friday shows.

The state reports that 30% of Nevada’s population is now fully vaccinated, and more than 47% of the people eligible have initiated vaccinations.

The test positivity rate dropped to 5.3%, down from 5.4%, continuing a trend of slight drops. It started climbing on April 3, and passed 5% on April 12. It reached 5.9% but it leveled off in late April and has fallen since.

Clark County’s test positivity rate matches the state, at 5.3% in data released Friday... Read More