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Golden Knights top Ducks to move into tie atop West Division

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mark Stone, Max Pacioretty and Nicolas Roy each had a goal and an assist and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 to move into a tie for first place in the West Division with the Colorado Avalanche.

Alex Pietrangelo and Alex Tuch also scored goals, while Marc-Andre Fleury made 33 saves as the Golden Knights extended their winning streak to six games, matching a season best.

Anaheim Ducks' Sam Steel (23) collides with Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, April 18, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

PRE-GAME: Marc-Andre Fleury in net for the Golden Knights. John Gibson in net for the Ducks... Read More

Vegas Roots Community Garden hosts Holi celebration

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — For those unfamiliar of what Holi is, it is a popular ancient Hindu festival, also known as the "Festival of Love" and the "Festival of Colours,” celebrating growth as we approach a new season.

It is typically celebrated by applying colored powder on each other to enjoy the colors of life, and that is exactly what happened Saturday in Las Vegas as kids and adults took part in the fun.

The festival took place at the Vegas Roots Community Garden, which is a local non-profit that teaches health and wellness to the community. Community garden leader Tameka Henry says the meaning behind the festival fits perfectly with the Vegas Roots message... Read More

North Las Vegas Fire Department honors first responders in annual award ceremony

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — It has been a busy week for the North Las Vegas Fire Department as they battled different fires, including two last Friday, but they still managed to come together for their annual awards ceremony Saturday morning.

The ceremony was to honor and recognize some special fire fighters, as well as an aspiring one, who has already proven how dedicated he is to the North Las Vegas Fire Department.

Davian Lara is well on his way to becoming a firefighter. The 19-year-old is part of the North Las Vegas Fire Department Explorer’s Program.

"While being in the Explorers Program, I am able to see how everyone is going towards their certain goal,” said Lara.

Lara was recognized as the explorer of the year, because of his willingness to be a part of the North Las Vegas Fire Department... Read More

Officials warn of bee swarming season after incident in NW valley

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Two people were stung several times by bees in the northwest valley Saturday afternoon, and now officials are warning valley residents to be on the lookout.

While no one was seriously hurt Saturday, Tim Szymanski with Las Vegas Fire & Rescue, said this serves as the beginning of bee swarming season.

March and April typically mark the beginning of swarming season, and warmer weather, paired with increased outdoor activity, usually leads to more bee encounters across the valley.

Officials warn that if you see bees, leave them alone. If you do encounter a swarm, there are some steps you can take:... Read More

It's kitten season! What should you do if you find a litter?

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- As temperatures climb and more stray or feral mother cats give birth, you may come in contact with some kittens. In case this happens, Clark County wants you to be prepared.

While instincts tell us to rush to the aid of fragile felines, animal experts say it's best to leave the kittens alone.

Human intervention is typically not required, so "if you really want to help, leave them be," the Animal Foundation advises.

"Mom will likely return shortly, and it’s critical that the kittens remain in her care as she offers the best chance for survival," Clark County stated in a Facebook post. The mother is likely finding food so she can continue feeding her babies... Read More

Is Beyoncé hinting at a Vegas residency in latest Instagram posts?

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Fans are speculating: Is Beyoncé hinting at a Las Vegas residency in her latest Instagram posts? They show the singer, songwriter, actress and fashion designer in a beautiful ivory suit, taking a stroll down the Strip with husband Jay-Z.

To be clear, she did not disclose her reason for visiting Vegas.

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For now, the Vegas Beyhive can only hope a residency is a possibility in the future.

You can check out the series on her Instagram here. ... Read More

1st suspect to plead guilty in Capitol riot is heavy metal guitarist

WASHINGTON (AP) — A heavy metal guitarist on Friday became the first defendant to plead guilty to federal charges in connection with the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Jon Ryan Schaffer, the frontman of the band Iced Earth, has agreed to cooperate with investigators in hopes of getting a lighter sentence, and the Justice Department will consider putting Schaffer in the federal witness security program, U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said.

This signals that federal prosecutors see him as a valuable cooperator as they continue to investigate the militia groups and other extremists involved in the insurrection on Jan. 6 as Congress was meeting to certify President Joe Biden's electoral win... Read More