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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rides horse on sacred mountain

MOUNT PAEKTU, North Korea (CNN) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took another symbolic journey to the country’s iconic cultural site Mount Paektu. State media released photos Wednesday of the horseback mountain ride.

The leader is known to visit the mountain as a precursor to major political decisions, leaving many to wonder what may be on the horizon.

For example, back in 2013, he visited the mountain before ordering the execution of his uncle. Lat year, he took South Korea’s president there during peace talks. ... Read More

Inmates tame Nevada’s wild horses

CARSON CITY, Nev. (CNN) — Inmates in Nevada are finding a new sense of identity after working alongside wild horses and burros at the Northern Nevada correctional center.

The animals there are sold at auction three times a year.

Serving prison time can be tough and it’s hard for some inmates to find peace behind these walls. That’s where the wild horse and burro program at the Nevada Department of Corrections comes in.

“I never actually worked with them or anything until I got here. Been out here for about six months now and loving every minute of it. I actually like coming to work everyday. It’s cool it’s nice,” said Trevor, an inmate.

He is one of several inmates who works closely with the wild horses. The wild horses are born in Nevada on the Great Basin. The BLM wrangles them up and the inmates train them at the ranch on property... Read More

Sword & Shield: Raiders set to face off with Green Bay Packers

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Raiders are visiting Green Bay this Sunday in a game that will be much different from when the two teams faced off in Winnipeg last August during the preseason.

The Raiders won that game with backups, and now they’ll try to do it when it counts most. This time, they’ll be doing it with fresh faces on the squad, including Zay Jones, who was recently acquired from the Buffalo Bills.

Kickoff is at 10 a.m., and you can watch the game on 8 News Now. ... Read More

What’s Driving You Crazy? – More on the overhead freeway signs that all say the same thing

LAS VEGAS ( KLAS ) – Previously on “Driving You Crazy” the Nevada Dept of Transportation responded to a viewer complaint about freeway overhead signs all saying the same thing – or nothing. NDOT’s Tony Illia said sign activation has taken longer than anticipated. On Monday, I said we’d have more about how the signs work, so here’s what Mr. Illia had to say:... Read More

NASA astronauts get a new look

NASA unveiled the new spacesuits astronauts will wear when they attempt to land on the moon in 2024. The suits are for the Artemis program that will put the first woman on the lunar surface.

The new suit prototype is white and bulky with red and blue arms. The garment is known as the exploration extravehicular mobility unit and is designed especially for exploring the moon’s surface. This new suit will allow astronauts to actually walk on the lunar surface instead of bunny hopping as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin did... Read More

Decatur northbound closed due to crash

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The northbound lanes of Decatur Road are closed between Lone Mountain and Craig roads due to a crash.

There is no word on any injuries but motorists in the area will want to find an alternate route... Read More

RAGE YOGA: Cursing and drinking included

KANSAS CITY — There’s yoga classes of all kinds but this one has a little more attitude.  Instead of focusing on meditation and breathing techniques, this class wants you to rage. The class includes alcohol, profanity and some not so family-friendly poses.

Rage yoga is the latest trend in Kansas City, Missouri but it started in Canada.

The idea is to let out all of your frustrations without holding anything back.  They also listen to explicit, hardcore music to get you in the mood... Read More