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American Airlines partners with CareNow for pre-flight rapid COVID-19 testing

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- While we approach some of the busiest months of the year, people who are not vaccinated have an option when traveling.

Urgent care facility CareNow is offering pre-flight COVID-19 rapid testing for American Airlines passengers traveling to 13 international destinations.

That includes places throughout Central America and the Caribbean -- and on domestic destinations, including Hawaii.

"A lot of our Las Vegas community are traveling right now and the COVID-19 requirements are so confusing," said Jami Rimer of Las Vegas CareNow. "So this partnership with American Airlines is really wonderful because we take all the guesswork out of it for our community."

Dr. Lamont Tyler, the Market Medical Director of HCA | CareNow explains the quick process:... Read More

Local nonprofit offers free legal advice to Southern Nevadans struggling to pay rent

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- It's been less than two weeks since the statewide eviction moratorium ended, causing thousands of Southern Nevadans to worry about losing their homes.

The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is stepping up to help this weekend by offering free legal aid to residents across the Las Vegas valley.

Dozens of residents walked into the West Las Vegas Library on Saturday to try to find any answers that could help them keep a roof over their head.

Close to 150,000 residents are facing eviction after the state moratorium ended June 1.

Numbers from the Legal Aid Center puts nearly 300,000 Nevada residents at risk of losing their home... Read More

Signs of heatstroke: What to do if you spot these 8 warnings

HOUSTON (KIAH) -- If you're getting outside in the heat, look out for signs and symptoms of heatstroke.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 600 people in the U.S. die from extreme heat each year -- more than any other weather event combined.

Extreme heat is considered to be summer temperatures that are higher and/or more humid than average, but the CDC says heat-related illnesses and deaths can be prevented.

The Mayo Clinic describes a heatstroke as "a condition caused by your body overheating, usually as a result of prolonged exposure to or physical exertion in high temperatures."... Read More

Austin mass shooting: 13 hospitalized after attack on 6th Street

AUSTIN (KXAN) — At least 13 people were injured in a shooting in downtown Austin early Saturday morning.

During a briefing Saturday morning, Interim Police Chief Joseph Chacon said the shooting happened at 400 E. 6th Street, which is near Trinity Street. There are many bars in the area. The initial 911 call about shots fired came in at about 1:24 a.m.

‘Surreal’: 6th Street mass shooting witnesses describe the moment shots fired in downtown Austin

Chacon said 11 people are now receiving treatment at one hospital, while one victim went to a separate hospital and another received treatment at an emergency room. There are no deaths to report at this time.

Two of these patients are in critical condition, according to Chacon. ... Read More

Man killed in shooting near Carey, MLK

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — North Las Vegas Police say one person is dead following a shooting near Carey Avenue and M.L.K. Boulevard.

It happened in the 2000 block of Lawry Avenue on Friday night.

Police say the victim was a man, but have released no other details about the incident.

This is a developing story.... Read More

I-Team: Bay Area rapper ‘Sky Balla’ arrested on sexual assault charges in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The I-Team has learned a Bay Area rapper known as "Sky Balla" was arrested Friday night in Las Vegas. His real name is Skye Nathan Branklyn.

He faces five felony charges including sexual assault resulting in substantial bodily harm, battery with intent to commit sexual assault, and coercion, according to court records.

The I-Team has learned the 41-year-old man is also a registered sex offender in California.

Records reveal he was convicted of rape there in 2009 and released in 2013.

On Instagram, Branklyn has nearly 27,000 followers... Read More

Loved ones hold vigil, demand justice for man hit and killed while riding moped

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A family demands justice after a devastating crash takes the life of a loved one.

Metro Police say 58-year-old Walter Anderson was hit and killed just before midnight on Saturday, June 5 by a suspected DUI driver going around three times the posted speed limit.

Family and friends gathered Friday night at the crash site, near Russell Rd. and Decatur Blvd., for a vigil, where they left a cross, as well as candles and flowers. As they hold on to his memory, they are also calling for justice.

Anderson's family says the 58-year-old was hit and killed while riding his moped home from work.

"My brother was a very, very hard worker," said Joan Anderson-Shelly, Anderson's sister.

Anderson's sisters -- grieving a man they call compassionate and kind. While they honor Anderson's life and legacy, they want the person allegedly responsible for his death to be held accountable... Read More