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3-year-old boy dies after mobile home fire in east Las Vegas valley

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A 3-year-old boy who was hospitalized Monday after a mobile home fire in the east valley has died.

The Clark County Coroner's Office on Tuesday released the boy's name, Kaden Meacham. A cause of death has not been determined.

Meacham was injured in a fire in the 3600 block of Fort McHenry Drive, near Nellis Boulevard and Twain Avenue in Desert Inn Mobile Estates. The Clark County Fire Department handled the call.

Two others were treated at the scene but did not require hospitalization. Firefighters say two dogs died in the fire... Read More

Harry Reid International Airport: County to vote on updating name change in codes

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Updating county codes to reflect the name change from McCarran International Airport to Harry Reid International Airport will be on the Clark County Commission's agenda when they meet Tuesday, Dec. 21, at 10 a.m.

About 50 references to the McCarran name remain in county codes, and the county needs to make updates. The Clark County Commission set the time and date of the public hearing during today's regular meeting.

It's one of the final steps in changing the name. An announcement is expected soon on a public event to formally announce the name change.

The commission voted Feb. 16 to approve the new name, and the commission stipulated that private donations would have to pay for the costs in making the change.

Earlier actions leading up to the decision have included a move to raise $4.5 million in donations to pay for the name change. In October, Commissioner Tick Segerblom said $4.2 million was already in place... Read More

Police investigating man found dead in vacant lot

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Police are investigating the suspicious death of a man found in a vacant lot Monday afternoon.

According to Metro police, the man's body was found in the 1100 block of Pearl Avenue near Charleston Boulevard and east of Mojave Road. Police said the man had suffered apparent blunt force trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim's identity will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

Anyone with possible information on this case is urged to contact Metro's Homicide Section at (702) 828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at )702) 385-5555. ... Read More

UPDATE: Durango reopens after crash involving police officer

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A Metro police vehicle was involved in a crash with another car at S. Durango Drive and the 215 Beltway.

The officer in the police vehicle and a woman in the sedan involved in the crash were both transported to University Medical Center with minor injuries.

Durango was closed in both directions for about two and a half hours, but reopened at about 2 p.m.

#FASTALERT 11:51 AM, Dec 07 2021
Crash NB Durango Dr at Southern Beltway
Intersection partially blocked
Expect delays

— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) December 7, 2021

This is an ongoing investigation.

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

NEW: COVID-19 test positivity increases again in Clark County; fewer patients on ventilators

Below is the full COVID-19 report for Dec. 6.

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Clark County's test positivity rate continues to increase, hitting 7.2% -- up from 7.0% -- in data released today. The county continues to be listed with "high" transmission risk by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Nevada's test positivity rate held steady at 7.4%.

New COVID-19 cases in Clark County came in at 528, with 680 statewide. The county had more than three-fourths of the state's new cases.

The state reported 16 deaths, with 10 in Clark County.

Hospitalizations jumped by 33 statewide and 35 in Clark County, but the number of patients on ventilators dropped after climbing over the weekend. Patients on ventilators grew by 38 over the weekend and fell by exactly the same number in today's reports. There are now a total of 95 patients using ventilators... Read More

Major League Soccer continuing push towards Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Major League Soccer has had its sights set on Las Vegas for quite a while, on Tuesday the MLS commissioner made it clear that Las Vegas was on the top of the list for a new franchise. Don Garber said "yes" when asked if Las Vegas was in the lead and added.

“We’re making progress as has been announced, or as has been leaked in Las Vegas. We’re excited about the market as well as the other leagues here in North America.”

Don Garber, MLS Commissioner

Garber added that San Diego and Phoenix are also being considered. MLS has been considering Las Vegas for almost 30 years and Garber says he has had numerous conversations with Carolyn and Oscar Goodman, the current and former Las Vegas Mayors about bringing a franchise to Las Vegas.

Garber said expanding to a 30th MLS franchise would not happen before 2023. ... Read More

Presale tickets for Adele's performances in Las Vegas delayed until Wednesday

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- If you're one of the lucky Adele fans who received a notice that you could buy a presale ticket Tuesday for her upcoming Las Vegas residency at Caesars Colosseum, you will have to wait one more day.

Ticketmaster has been impacted by an Amazon Web Services outage. Initially, the sales were going to be delayed until later today but Ticketmaster will now do the Verified Fan Presales on Wednesday.

Due to an Amazon Web Services (AWS) outage impacting companies globally, all Adele Verified Fan Presales scheduled for today have been moved to tomorrow to ensure a better experience. Fans will receive an email with updated info on their new presale time... Read More