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Brush fire spreads across Riverside County

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. (KLAS) — Over 200 southern California firefighters are working to extinguish a brush fire in Riverside County. The fire started around 6 pm Saturday and has already scorched more than 100 acres. Officials are calling it the Horseshoe Fire.

Evacuation orders are underway for a community near San Jancinto, but it is unclear how many homes are affected. As of Saturday night the fire was still 0% contained.

#HorseshoeFire off Horseshoe Trail and Stagecoach Road, Juniper Flats in Riverside County is 100 acres and 0% contained. Evacuations are in place. @CALFIRERRU

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Tyson Fury survives scare against Otto Wallin

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — His trunks were covered in blood, the ring was covered in blood and even the referees shirt was covered in blood, but still Tyson Fury walked away still undefeated. Fury knocked off Otto Wallin in 12 rounds by unanimous decision.

Unanimous decision win for @Tyson_Fury over @OttoWallin #TysonFury #8NN pic.twitter.com/iow7hZ1fNP... Read More

Tyler Reddick wins Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Tyler Reddick, driver of the No. 2 car, brought home the Rhino Pro 300 title. Despite leading only 30 laps, Reddick pulled out the win and claim his spot as the regular season champion in the Xfinity Series

LIVE in Victory Lane with #RhinoPro300 winner @TylerReddick! https://t.co/p8zP83dQi1

— Las Vegas Motor Speedway (@LVMotorSpeedway) September 15, 2019

Reddick won despite Christopher Bell dominating the majority of the race. Bell won the first two stages, but it was Reddick who closed it out down the stretch... Read More

Senator Sanders has emotional conversation with sick veteran on campaign trail

CARSON CITY, Nev. (CNN) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is on a two-day swing through Nevada. During a town hall in Carson City, Sanders was confronted by a man who said he was a sick veteran saddled with medical debt.

Sen. Sanders: “How are you going to pay off 100—?”

Veteran: “I can’t. I
can’t. I’m going to kill myself.”

Sen. Sanders: “Don’t.
Hold it, John. Stop it. You’re not going to kill yourself. Stop it.”

Veteran: “I can’t do
this—”

Sen. Sanders: “Stop
it.”

Veteran: “I have
Huntington’s Disease. Do you know how hard it is? You know, you probably don’t
do you. I can’t drive. I can barely take care of myself.”

Sen. Sanders: “Alright
let’s chat later at the end of the meeting, okay?”

After the town hall, Sanders and his wife spent some time
talking to the man, but there’s no word on what they talked about... Read More

Politics Now: 9/14/19

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — This week on Politics Now with host Steve Sebelius: The Clark County Education Association teachers union and the Clark County School District finalize their deal, and Tom Skancke, the man who was in charge of the 2017 CCSD reorganization, gives his insight into the problems the district is facing.

Also, the first UNLV Law & Leadership program kicks off with a host of former Nevada senators and governors, and is hosted by former Governor Brian Sandoval.

And Lisa Song-Sutton, a Republican candidate running to unseat Rep. Steven Horsford in CD-4 talks about a host of issues. ... Read More

Community rallies around autistic man who was laid off from job

FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — The community is rallying around an autistic man who was put on leave from Sam’s Club in Florence, South Carolina after working as a greeter there for more than two decades. But now, it appears he might still have a role at the store.

Frank is autistic and was a greeter for more than 20 years at
the Sam’s Club in Florence, but now he has spent the past eight weeks at home.

“I’ve been missing being at work for the past eight weeks,”
Eason said. “They laid me off without a new pay.”

He was laid off back in July after more than 20 years on the
job.

“That didn’t make any sense Tonya. That ain’t right,” Eason
said. “That’s just wrong. I was disappointed.”

His aunt says his job descriptions were rewritten and Frank was
asked to perform all tasks at the service desk. His family requested
accommodations due to Frank’s autism, but says they were denied... Read More

Newly released photo shows learning center employee holding 5-year-old girl by ankle

WORTHINGTON (WCMH) — The Columbus Division of Police has released a photo of a Worthington Learning Center employee holding a 5-year-old girl by her ankle to show “the severity of what little girl endured.”

Police released the photo on Twitter on Wednesday after a video surfaced allegedly showing Worthington Learning Center employees Emma Dietrich, 31, of Columbus, and Joshua Tennant, 27, of Columbus, allowing the young girl to be bullied right in front of them while they did nothing to stop it.

In the tweet, Columbus police said: “This case remains an ongoing investigation. While we are protecting the identity of the 5yo victim we want to share with you the severity of what little girl endured in a learning center. Actions by educators who are now facing criminal charges.” ... Read More