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8 News Now meteorologists present — “Nevada: Altered State”

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Friday night, join the 8 News Now meteorologists for a 30-minute community pride special called “Nevada: Altered State.” In the special, 8 News Now takes a deeper look at all things weather and how that impacts your life here in Southern Nevada.

Sherry Swensk, Tedd Florendo and Sally Jaramillo will focus on how increasing temperatures, the Valley air quality and how it impacts your breathing and also, wildfires and the drought concerns in Las Vegas desert.

Meteorologists spoke to experts across the region about the most impactful weather-related issues and have a series of in-depth reports that impact all Valley residents.

You can catch this 30-minute special on KLAS Ch. 8 CBS at 6:30 pm Friday night... Read More

Protester interrupts, escorted out of Biden’s Las Vegas event; Fmr. Nev. Gov. Bob Miller endorses the former VP

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Things got a little rowdy at Democratic Presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s community event in east Las Vegas Friday. While the former vice-president was speaking to the crowd in attendance at the East Las Vegas Community Center, a man jumped up and started yelling disparaging things to the crowd.

As the man was screaming he held up a sign that read “#MeToo.”

The man was quickly grabbed and escorted out by Secret Service agents, as the crowd chanted “Biden… Biden.. Biden.” The former vice-president remained calm and didn’t seem too shaken up by what had happened.

Look below to view Biden’s full community event:... Read More

Dust advisory issued for Saturday

CLARK COUNTY, Nev. (KLAS) — Ahead of a wind advisory issued for Saturday, September 28, Clark County’s Department of Air Quality is also issuing a dust advisory for Saturday afternoon and evening. They are warning residents of the possibility of elevated levels of blowing dust due to high winds.

Officials warn people with heart or lung disease, older adults and children may be better off inside throughout the day. Also, be careful around construction sites.

Officials have suggestions for how you can stay safe this weekend:... Read More

Happy #FriYay! Gilcrease Orchard officially opens pumpkin patch for fall season

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Fall is in the air, and along with offering a fun and cool experience for those who want to pick pumpkins, Gilcrease Orchard has so many options with delicious smelling aromas that are sure to tickle the taste buds.

On Friday, Gilcrease Orchard opened its pumpkin patch for the first time this season.

The fall hours will be Thursday – Sunday from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Entrance to the orchard is free, but that’s not all: Wagon rides are also free.

There will also be caramel apples, kettle corn, apple, pear and apple cider, and apple cider donuts for sale.

For more on everything Gilcrease Orachard, go here... Read More

Stormy Daniels reaches $450,000 settlement with Columbus Police

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Stormy Daniels has reached a settlement with the City of Columbus related to her 2018 arrest at a northeast side strip club.

The city has agreed to pay $450,000 to Stephanie Clifford, who performs in adult films and strip clubs under the name Stormy Daniels.

Daniels and her lawyers were scheduled for a mediation conference with the city Friday morning.

In an interview Friday with NBC4’s Tylar Bacome, Daniels was confident, charismatic and passionate. She says she was standing up for the little guy when she took on the Columbus Division of Police... Read More

Alienstock organizer sues Storm Area 51 event creator

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada business owner Connie West has sued the creator of the Storm Area 51 craze and others for more than $50,000 over actions revolving around the Alienstock event and its origins.

Little A’Le’Inn owner and event organizer Connie West filed a lawsuit against Matthew Roberts, Hidden Sound LLC , Frank DiMaggio, John Greco, Brock Daily and several others.

The lawsuit names the defendants and says they breached an agreement to help organize and finance the Sept. 19-22 Alienstock event, wrongfully used the Alienstock name to promote a competing event and intentionally published false statements about West and the event... Read More

Nevada Judge allows class action suit on behalf of victims of 1 October

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Two years after the deadly mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, a Nevada judge has decided to allow a class-action suit on behalf of the victim to move forward, according to news release from BRADY: United Against Gun Violence. The suit claims the gun dealer unlawfully marketed and sold bump stocks to the gunman, Stephen Paddock, before he used them in the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

On Thursday, the District Court of Nevada permitted victims of the Route 91 mass shooting, also known as 1 October, to proceed with their negligence claim against Slide Fire Solutions, LP, the company that marketed and sold the bump stock devices to the Paddock.

Paddock used the bump stocks to transform his firearms into devastating weapons capable of fully automatic fire, enabling him to kill 58 people, and injure hundreds of others in 11 minutes. ... Read More