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Fire damages 2-story home in southwest valley; no injuries reported

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Firefighters responded to a blaze at a two-story home early Monday morning in the southwest valley.

Crews responded to a call just after 5:30 a.m. in the 9600 block of W. Sound View Avenue, near Peace Way and Grand Canyon Drive... Read More

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

(AP) -- Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11. The vaccine maker said Monday it plans to seek authorization for this age group soon in the U.S., Britain and Europe -- a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters.

The vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech already is available for anyone 12 and older. But many parents are anxiously awaiting vaccinations for their younger children. Pfizer studied a lower dose of its two-dose vaccine in more than 2,200 kindergartners and elementary school-aged kids. The kids developed coronavirus-fighting antibody levels just as strong as teenagers and young adults... Read More

Body found in Wyoming believed to be Gabrielle 'Gabby' Petito, cause of death not yet determined

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a body discovered Sunday in Wyoming is believed to be Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito.

The FBI said the body was found by law enforcement agents who had spent the past two days searching campgrounds.

The cause of death not yet determined said FBI Supervisory Special Agent Charles Jones.

“Full forensic identification has not been completed to confirm 100% that we found Gabby, but her family has been notified,” Jones said. “This is an incredibly difficult time for (Petito’s) family and friends.”... Read More

Former Nevada Congressman, James Bilbray, dies at 83

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Former Democratic Congressman James Bilbray has died, according to a tweet Sunday from Gov. Steve Sisolak.

"Today, Nevada lost a giant, Sisolak wrote. "Bilbray was a good friend, who I respected and loved."

Today, Nevada lost a giant. Jim Bilbray was a good friend, who I respected and loved. Through his years of public service to the Silver State, I know his legacy will live on. The First Lady and I join his friends, family and loved ones grieving during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/20OwOUWfb3

— Governor Sisolak (@GovSisolak) September 19, 2021

In a separate tweet, Sisolak called Bilbray, "an amazing public servant and an even better friend."... Read More

ONLY ON 8: Man found dead at Crossings at Lake Mead Apartments; suffered from 'apparent gunshot wounds'

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- On September 18 at approximately 6:33 p.m., Las Vegas Metropolitan Police patrol officers were dispatched to investigate a man down in an apartment complex located on W. Lake
Mead Boulevard, near N. Jones Boulevard.

Officers who arrived at the Crossings at Lake Mead Apartments were directed to a male who had suffered from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A homicide section investigation indicates the man was in an argument prior to the shooting with three unidentified suspects. This is an ongoing investigation.

People at the scene claiming to be the family of the victim told 8 News Now's Madison Kimbro he is 32-year-old Randall A. Wallace.

They are holding a small vigil at the apartment complex to honor Wallace's life... Read More

Raiders look to go 2-0 Sunday at Pittsburgh on 8NewsNow

LAS VEGAS (1-0) at PITTSBURGH (1-0)

Sunday, 10 a.m. PDT, CBS - 8NewsNow

OPENING LINE: Steelers by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook

AGAINST THE SPREAD: Las Vegas 1-0; Pittsburgh 1-0

SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead 16-13

LAST MEETING: Raiders beat Steelers 24-21 on Dec. 9, 2018 in Oakland

LAST WEEK: Raiders beat Ravens 33-27 in overtime; Steelers beat Bills 23-16

RAIDERS OFFENSE: OVERALL (1), RUSH (21), PASS (1), SCORING (6T).

RAIDERS DEFENSE: OVERALL (21), RUSH (32), PASS (10), SCORING (17T).

STEELERS OFFENSE: OVERALL (29T), RUSH (23), PASS (28), SCORING (18).

STEELERS DEFENSE: OVERALL (13), RUSH (18), PASS (14), SCORING (7T).

TURNOVER DIFFERENTIAL: Raiders plus-1; Steelers plus-1... Read More

Politics Now: 9/18/2021

This week on Politics Now with host John Langeler: ... Read More

  • Former Nevada Senator Dean Heller is joining the republican primary for Governor. Las Vegas Review Journal Politics & Government editor Steve Sebelius tells us why he might be the early Republican frontrunner. Plus why progressives are targeting the most progressive member of Nevada's Congressional delegation, Rep. Dina Titus.
  • Could immigration reform finally happen? Alexandra Limon explains how Democrats are hoping to use the reconciliation process to do it.
  • And what changes Nevada might need to make to stay at the front of the growing sports betting industry.