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Going Purple: Local landmarks recognize National Crime Victims' Rights Week

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- You may be seeing a lot of purple in the Las Vegas valley this week. It's for National Crime Victims' Rights week.

Las Vegas City Hall is one of nearly a dozen local landmarks going purple to recognize the rights of crime victims. This year, there is a special emphasis on Marsy's Law which was passed in 2018.

The law ensures crime victims and their families have information about their cases. It's named for Marsy Nicholas who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend in California in the 1980s.

Crime victims' week was established 40 years ago to recognize victims across the country and in 1983 the Office for Victims of Crime was created. 

Nevada is working to keep victims safe and by giving them updates during court proceedings and notifications if the defendant is released from prison or jail... Read More

Austin shooting suspect arrested, wanted for killing 3 people

AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Authorities have arrested the former law officer wanted in the shooting that left three people dead and launched a massive manhunt.

Stephen Nicholas Broderick, 41, was arrested Monday morning between 7 a.m. and 7:40 a.m. without incident approximately 20 hours after the shooting, Manor Police and the Travis County Sheriff's Office confirmed. Manor Police said Broderick had a pistol at the time of his arrest, but no shots were fired... Read More

LIVE: Closing arguments begin in Derek Chauvin trial

MINNEAPOLIS (NewsNation Now) — Closing arguments will begin Monday in the trial of the former Minneapolis officer charged in the death of George Floyd after three weeks filled with countless surveillance videos, emotional testimony and medical experts.

Derek Chauvin's brief defense wrapped up last week with Chauvin passing on a chance to take the stand. Chauvin informed the court that he would not testify Thursday, saying he would invoke his Fifth Amendment right... Read More

Resorts World on Las Vegas Strip announces opening date

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Resorts World Las Vegas will open its doors to the public on June 24 and is now taking reservations for rooms.

"We are filled with gratitude and excitement as we approach our opening this June and hope to play a role in Las Vegas’s rebound after what has been an incredibly challenging year for the destination and greater hospitality industry," said Scott Sibella, President of Resorts World Las Vegas.

The 3,500-room resort, which is affiliated with three Hilton Hotels brands, is the first new resort on the Las Vegas Strip in more than a decade.

The property displayed the big announcement on its LED screen Monday morning... Read More

Clark County commissioners to discuss reopening plan during Tuesday meeting; local business owners look forward to easing restrictions

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — With the news of the governor handing over control of mitigation measures to local counties on May 1, Clark County is ready to submit its proposal.

For places like Ferraro's Italian Restaurant, this impacts them greatly.

"The demand is there, and people want to come out. We've had to turn away several people, especially on the weekends," said Jeff McDermott, manager of Ferraro's Italian Restaurant. "When a group of 10 comes in and they want to sit together, it will be nice to do that, when it's allowed."

Other than increasing the capacity from six to 10 people per table, self-service buffets will fully reopen again, and food table preparation will be permitted. Grocery stores and the farmers markets will be able to offer food sampling as well... Read More

MGM Resorts to host weekly hiring events starting Wednesday

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — MGM Resorts is looking to hire for several positions, and they are wanting to expedite the hiring process.

They will be holding weekly job fairs each Wednesday, starting this week. The sessions run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the company's career center near Sunset Road and Paradise Road.

MGM Resorts is looking to hire for several departments including:

  • Guest room attendants
  • Front desk team members
  • Security officers
  • Pool area jobs

The company says many of these jobs are full-time positions with benefits.

For more information, CLICK HERE... Read More

Henderson Police respond to shooting near The Legacy Golf Club

HENDERSON, Nev. (KLAS) — One person was taken to the hospital following a shooting near a golf course in Henderson.

It happened at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening in the area of Ping Drive and Ram Crossing Way near The Legacy Golf Club.

Once on the scene, police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital in an unknown condition.

Police say the shooting was the result of a verbal argument between two men at the golf course. They also say this is an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public.

Ping Drive is closed to through traffic in both directions from Rams Crossing Way until the investigation is complete.

Avoid the area... Read More