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Family of man killed in crash hoping for justice to be served

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The driver charged in a deadly crash in March, is set to be sentenced Monday. 20-year-old Victor Castro-Solano pleaded guilty to felony reckless driving for the crash, which happened near Nellis and Sahara.

Loved ones say Michael Guild
was a kind soul, whose life was taken far too soon. We spoke with Michael’s
mother and sister, who hope justice will be served.

“There are no words,
I’m telling you. There are just no words,” said Michael’s mother, Elizabeth

“It’s alright mom, it’s okay,”
Michael’s sister Michelle Guild-Piatkowski told her mother.

47-year-old Michael Guild was
killed in that car crash back in March. His sister Michelle says not a day goes
by where she doesn’t think of him.

“All I see is my
brother underneath that car,” Michelle said. “Every day, I wish he
was still here. I just want him back, but I know that that’s not
possible.”... Read More

Dogs catch some waves at “Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon”

DEL MAR, Calif. (KFMB) — Take a look at this! The
“Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon” took place at Del Mar Dog Beach Sunday. The
beach is located about 20 miles northwest of San Diego.

The heats were ten minutes long, and more than seventy dogs
took part. The event was free, but organizers say it helps raise awareness of
the “Helen Woodward Animal Center.”

The animal center offers dog surfing lessons, and the
proceeds help the center care for orphaned animals. The “Helen Woodward Animal
Center” is located in Rancho Santa Fe... Read More

NASA interns make parody to Ariana Grande’s “NASA”

HOUSTON, Texas (CNN) — NASA is hoping a little star
power will help get young people excited about space. Interns at NASA’s Johnson
Space Center channeled pop star Ariana Grande, remixing her song “NASA”
and making it their own.

They even shot the music video that you can watch above.

Grande’s song is about a
woman who needs some space from her boyfriend and uses literal space and other
astronomical events to make the point. The interns switched up the lyrics to
share excitement for the Artemis Lunar Exploration Program, NASA’s plan to get Americans
back on the moon by 2024.

According to the space agency, the “educational
parody” is a part of a volunteer outreach project. ... Read More

Border Patrol sector chief defends ‘overwhelmed’ agents over migrant class-action lawsuit

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (Border Report) ⁠— The chief patrol agent in charge of the U.S. Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley Sector testified in federal court Friday that his agents were “overwhelmed” and lacked resources to properly house and care longterm for thousands of migrants this past spring and summer... Read More

Rafael Nadal wins 19th Grand Slam title at U.S. Open

NEW YORK (AP) — The 19th Grand Slam title that seemed so inevitable for Rafael Nadal during the first two-plus sets of the U.S. Open final suddenly seemed in doubt as Daniil Medvedev forced it to a fifth.

What had all the makings of a crowning morphed into a real contest thanks to Medvedev, a man a decade younger and appearing in his first major final. Medvedev shifted styles, upped his level and received an unexpected boost from Arthur Ashe Stadium spectators.

Truly tested for the only time in the tournament, the No. 2-seeded Nadal managed to stop Medvedev’s surge and hold off his historic comeback bid, pulling out a 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 victory in 4 hours, 50 minutes of highlight-worthy action and feature-film-worthy drama on Sunday, collecting his fourth championship at Flushing Meadows... Read More

Social media helps boost medical tourism in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas brings in millions of tourists every year, but thanks to social media more and more people are coming here for medical reasons. 8 New Now’s Bianca Holman investigated the trend that’s creating a boom in medical tourism.

According to the American Society for plastic surgeons, plastic
surgery is a $16 billion industry in the U.S. It’s also an industry where
Christopher Khorsandi uses the latest technology like Vectra Software to give
patients a 3-D view of their dreams.

“Specifically, what I wanted to do was bring people here
from outside the city into Las Vegas to have procedures for medical tourism.
There is an abundance of rooms, plenty of stuff to do here,” Khorsandi said. “With
social media, now there is an opportunity for us to reach our target audience
outside of the city.”... Read More

Thousands attend “The Great Reno Balloon Race”

RENO, Nev. (KTNV) — The Great Reno Balloon Race” wrapped up Sunday. The event is the world’s largest free hot-air ballooning event. The three day-event attracted more than 100,000 people.

“This is actually his first year, but no
this is awesome just watching all of these balloons land all around us,”
said Marissa Otteson, who brought her son along.

Shanda Tognotti brought her young daughter to
the race. She said, “It’s Landry’s first time, not our first time but this
is the first time they have been this close to us, it’s super cool.”

If you missed “The Great Reno Balloon Race,”
don’t worry! It is held every year in Reno. ... Read More