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WEB EXTRA: Dan Schwartz

LAS VEGAS (KLAS-TV) – Former Nevada State Treasurer Dan Schwartz is running for the Congressional District 3 seat currently held by Democrat Susie Lee. The republican sits down with Politics Now co-host Steve Sebelius to answer questions about running in a swingy seat, what he does and doesn’t support about President Donald Trump, his thoughts on Susie Lee, what his top priorities will be if he wins, what he wants to do about immigration policies, and why he thinks the election will come down to a referendum on socialism versus capitalism. ... Read More

WEB EXTRA: Jim Marchant

LAS VEGAS (KLAS-TV) – Former Nevada Assemblyman is running for the Congressional District 4 seat. The Republican will challenge incumbent Democrat Steven Horsford. Marchant sits down with Politics Now co-host Steve Sebelius to answer questions about his strategy for a district that has more democrats than republicans, the difference in raising money for a federal office instead of a state office, what his top priorities would be if he wins the seat, what he likes and doesn’t like about President Trump and his thoughts on Horsford. ... Read More

WEB EXTRA: Face Off, 7/27/2019

LAS VEGAS (KLAS-TV) – Politics Now co-host Patrick Walker moderates a panel debate of topics from the right and left. This week has KXNT radio host Alan Stock and Battle Born Progress Executive Director Annette Magnus. The topics are if “cancel culture” is spreading too far in America or is a good thing, if moving the Bureau of Land Management offices out of Washington, D.C. and to Colorado and Nevada is good for the state, what came out of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony and a Reno Gazette Journal report that says Tesla and other companies that have been giving tax breaks have not been delivering on their promises of jobs and economic impact. ... Read More

Metro officer shoots pit bull that charged him during fatal crash investigation

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police are currently in a neighborhood by Sahara Avenue and Nellis Boulevard investigating a fatal crash, which led to a dog getting shot by one Metro officer.

Metro Police brief on the fatal traffic accident and a police officer shooting a dog near Nellis and Sahara this afternoon.

Posted by 8 News Now on Saturday, July 27, 2019

The shooting occurred as officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Cascade Street to investigate a fatal crash. As officers approached a home in the area to talk to residents, a pit bull came out. ... Read More

Police: Dead newborn found in trashcan of Applebee’s restaurant

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Dallas are investigating the death of a newborn, who investigators say was left in a trash can after being born inside a restaurant’s bathroom.

Irving police say the infant was found Friday afternoon inside the bathroom of an Applebee’s restaurant.

Investigators believe the baby was born in the bathroom and was then put in a trash can. Authorities haven’t said whether or not the baby could have been stillborn.

Police say the baby’s mother then left the restaurant and that they’re still looking for her.

The newborn’s body was found about 30 minutes after the mother left by restaurant employees who were cleaning the bathroom... Read More

Motorcyclist suffering from life-threatening injuries after sliding into metal fence in overnight crash

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A crash that occurred at 11:19 pm on July 27, has left a motorcyclist fighting for his life in a Las Vegas hospital.

Police say the crash occurred on Durango Drive south of the Reno Avenue intersection. 37-year-old John Poon’s 2017 Yamaha R1 motorcycle was traveling south on Durango Drive when he rode over a rough portion of the roadway and experienced a loss of control.

The motorcycle first struck the curb of Durango Drive which caused it to overturn. Poon and the motorcycle then slid into a metal fence and landscape materials.

Poon was transported to UMC Trauma from the scene with life­-threatening injuries. ... Read More

Motorcyclist transported to hospital with serious injury following crash on I-11, U.S. 95

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — One motorcyclist has been transported to a Las Vegas hospital after a crash near I-11 and U.S. 95.

LIVE: Crash forces lane closures on I-11, US95

Posted by 8 News Now on Saturday, July 27, 2019

Nevada Highway Patrol says 3 motorcycles were down in a crash that occurred around 12:30 p.m.

#FASTALERT 27-Jul-19 12:41 pm,=UPDATE=
Crash on US-95 Both North and South bound at I-11 Ramps (from Boulder City/Searchlight),
Highway Closed... Read More