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CCSD files motion to lift temporary restraining order that stops district from eliminating dean positions

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The ongoing lawsuit between the Clark County School District and the administrators union is heating up. Court documents show CCSD just filed a motion Monday to lift a temporary restraining order stopping the district from eliminating dean positions among other things.

8 News Now Reporter Cristen Drummond has the latest on the ongoings of the case... Read More

ONLY ON 8: Former Nye County Sheriff Tony Demeo’s wife speaks about his life

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — It has been one week since former Nye County Sheriff Tony Demeo died unexpectedly. He passed away at a Las Vegas area hospital after his wife says he suffered some complications from a head injury he received a week earlier while moving an exercise machine at the family’s Pahrump home.

8 News NOW Reporter Patrick Walker sat down Sheriff Demeo’s wife Linda for an exclusive interview about his life... Read More

SNEAK PEEK: Del Webb announces new Lake Las Vegas retirement community

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Some of the main attractions of Las Vegas such as low cost of living, moderate year-round climate, along with access to many amenities has made the city recognizable among the top real estate markets in the country.

Now a new development is looking to cater to people who are 55 and older who want to live in Lake Las Vegas.

“Over the last month we’ve sold more houses here in Lake Las Vegas than we have in the last 10 years,” said Cody Winterton, the executive vice-president of Raintree Investment Corporation.

According to Winterton, there’s been a lot of traffic from people out of state and locally.

Del Webb, which is one of the nations leading builders for active adult communities, is developing the property at Lake Las Vegas. It features nine one story floor plans ranging from 1,500 to 2,800 square feet. When it’s done the community will have 461 homes... Read More

Las Vegas City Councilman wants to get rid of HOV lane restrictions

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Ever since they opened, there’s been a lot of controversy surrounding the HOV lanes on U.S. 95 and I-15. The rules of the lanes are being enforced 24/7, and they have been for a few weeks now. However, Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony is working on getting rid of the restrictions.

“If it were up to me, I would do away with the HOV lanes and open them up to everybody,” Anthony said.

Anthony says he’s been getting several calls from his constituents asking for an end to constant HOV lane enforcement. So plans to introduce the resolution at Wednesday’s city council meeting.

“I think a compromise that a lot of people could live with, is if we go back to having these HOV lanes restricted to certain hours in the morning and certain hours in the afternoon,” Anthony said... Read More

Nevada’s incumbents took in more than $1.8 million dollars

LAS VEGAS (KLAS-TV) – Nevada’s members of congress have been busy raising money, even though the 2020 election is still 15 months away.

The need to raise money in house of representatives never lets up, especially for candidates in competitive districts. In Nevada, that’s incumbents Susie Lee in the third district, and Steven Horsford in the fourth. Together, they represent $1.7 million dollars raised thus far for the 2019 and 2020 cycle.

Nevada’s incumbents took in more than $1.8 million dollars, with candidates in the two most competitive seats raising the most.

Politics Now co-host Steve Sebelius has the story... Read More

New UNLV facility, Fertitta Football Complex looks to take program to next level

LAS VEGAS (KLAS-TV) – 8 News Now continued its visits with former UNLV Rebel football standout Ickey Woods.

Woods known for the ever popular ‘Ickey Shuffle’ danced into the new UNLV Football Fertitta Complex to get a VIP tour of the facility. Joined by coach Tony Sanchez, the new state of the art facility is the key to opening new recruiting trails into Las Vegas and translate into more wins on the gridiron.

8 News Now Sports Director Chris Maathuis has the story. ... Read More

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years and became its leading liberal, has died. He was 99.

Stevens’ influence was felt on issues including abortion rights, protecting consumers and placing limits on the death penalty. He led the high court’s decision to allow terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay to plead for their freedom in U.S. courts.

As a federal appeals court judge in Chicago, Stevens was considered a moderate when Republican President Gerald Ford nominated him. On the Supreme Court he became known as an independent thinker and a voice for ordinary people against powerful interests.

He retired in June 2010 at age 90, the second oldest justice in the court’s history... Read More