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Deposition from former Real Water employee raises questions, company currently under investigation

(CBS) -- Federal investigators are looking into Real Water, after the company's bottled alkaline water made several people ill. Real Water issued a voluntary, nationwide recall but many questions remain.

Real Water's founder Brent Jones explains the benefits of his company's bottled alkaline water in a YouTube video.

"…including assisting with better cellular hydration and creating an antioxidant effect on the body," Jones says in the video.

They sold the water nationwide, offering home delivery of 5-gallon water bottles in Las Vegas to people like Ryan and Arika Carrier.

"It's advertised quite a bit in Las Vegas. They have the trucks around town that say Real Water on it," said Ryan Carrier... Read More

Knights owner Foley buys expansion Indoor Football League team; will play in Vegas valley

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) –The Vegas Golden Knights announced today, May 11, that Chairman and CEO Bill Foley, in partnership with Dollar Loan Center Founder and CEO Chuck Brennan, has officially purchased an expansion franchise from the Indoor Football League. The expansion franchise will be based in the Las Vegas Valley and becomes the 18thteam expected to play in the 2022 season, which will be the 14th season for the IFL. ... Read More

Las Vegas Monorail resumes operations on May 27

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Las Vegas Monorail will resume operations later this month, as tourism and convention business returns and capacity limits increase.

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), who acquired the system last year, made the announcement Tuesday that the Monorail will reopen in time for Memorial Weekend, at 7 a.m. on May 27.

The 3.9-mile elevated system along the Las Vegas Strip allows passengers to travel the resort corridor in less than 15 minutes. The trains can reach up to 50 miles per hour.

The Monorail will arrive every four to eight minutes at each of the seven stations, including: ... Read More

In Your Neighborhood: Businesses see opportunities along Henderson's Water Street

HENDERSON, Nev. (KLAS) -- The efforts to revitalize Henderson's historic Water Street are starting to pay off as news businesses see the area as a promising place to set up shop.

“It really warms my heart when you see all the activity that’s occurring in the Water Street District, new restaurants, bars and, of course three casinos in downtown Henderson,” said Tim Brooks, the owner of the Rainbow Club and Emerald Island Casino in downtown Henderson.

Brooks said both businesses had a good first quarter with steady business.

He credits the Lifeguard Arena, which is home to the Henderson Silver Knights hockey team, with helping spur more development in the area.

Also in the works is a new $50 million mixed-used project that is currently under construction in the Water Street District. The Watermark is near the Lifeguard Arena. It will have both commercial and residential space. Construction will be completed next year... Read More

Update: US 95 southbound lanes reopen at Charleston

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The southbound lanes of U.S. 95 have reopened at Charleston following a crash Tuesday morning.

#FASTALERT 7:40 AM, May 11 2021
Crash 95 SB At 159
Left lanes blocked
Expect delays

— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) May 11, 2021

No other details have been released on the crash... Read More

ONLY ON 8: 'I'm terrified,' missing boy's grandmother speaks out

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The family of missing 2-year-old Amari Nicholson says they are desperate for any answers.

In an exclusive interview, the I-Team's Vanessa Murphy spoke with Amari's grandmother, Carrie Howard, who expressed worry and suspicion about her grandson's disappearance.

Amari was last seen at the Emerald Suites in the area of Twain and Paradise on May 5.

Howard says Amari's mom, Tayler Nicholson who's her daughter, landed in Colorado to help Howard recover from surgery on April 30.

Amari's grandmother told the I-Team that the two Facetimed with Amari that night and he seemed happy... Read More

In Your Neighborhood: New development along Henderson's historic Water Street

HENDERSON, Nev. (KLAS) -- A major effort to revitalize historic Water Street in downtown Henderson is paying off. Despite the pandemic, the area has continued to grow, fueled by the addition of Lifeguard Arena.

"Lifeguard Arena really was the lead domino to increase activity down here on Water Street," said Scott Muelrath, Henderson Chamber of Commerce president/ceo.

One of the new businesses is Biscuits and Bourbon. The restaurant serves a mashup of BBQ from different regions of the U.S. with a desert twist. 

"Copied what Kansas City does, what Texas does, different areas, and put our desert flair on it," said Matthew Coleman, Biscuits and Bourbon culinary partner.

The plan was to open this time last year but that was delayed because of the pandemic. They finally opened in September of 2020, in the middle of the pandemic.

"Opening during a pandemic has been chaotic to say the least," Coleman said... Read More