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Man convicted of brutal 2002 murders dies on death row

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A man convicted of the brutal slaying of his girlfriend and her teenage son in 2002 has died while still on death row.

Timmy "TJ" Weber, 48, died on May 18, 2022, at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas according to the Clark County Coroner. At this time there is no cause of death listed.

Weber was serving the death sentence at Ely State Prison for two counts of first-degree murder of his girlfriend's teenage son, Anthony Gautier,15, and Kim Gautier, 38. Weber was also convicted of use of deadly weapon enhancement, attempt murder, sexual assault, first-degree kidnapping, two counts of burglary, possession of child pornography, and use of a minor in producing pornography... Read More

NV Energy issues a 'scam alert'

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Local power provider NV energy has issued a 'scam alert' about people posing as employees who are demanding payments.

In a Tweet, NV Energy wrote, "Individuals posing as NV Energy reps are visiting customers demanding payment and threatening disconnection. We will never email, call or visit you to demand immediate payment in any form and/or threaten immediate service disconnection. Report a scam at http://nvenergy.com/scam"

A homeowner or renter should call the company's office to verify the individual is legitimate and if there's any concern that they are not. NV Energy also states that if a worker shows up at a home to check a meter, "he/she can be easily identified by an official company uniform and badge, which will be happily shown to you upon request."... Read More

39 arrests, 13 citations at EDC this year, police say

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Metro police arrested 39 people and issued 13 misdemeanor citations this weekend during the Electric Daisy Carnival.

The music festival attracted 166,000 people per night to Las Vegas Motor Speedway, according to information provided by EDC organizers.

A breakdown of charges in the arrests was not yet available.

In October, 34 arrests were reported, including six DUIs. The festival -- the largest electronic dance music festival in North America -- shifted to late October last year after being postponed in May.

Traffic was noticeably heavier in the northern valley Monday morning, but it was unclear if that was related to EDC. Traffic was congested on Interstate 15 as the festival closed, and that traffic seemed to spread out to main streets in the north valley... Read More

Monkeypox cases 'probable' in 2 people in Salt Lake County, Utah

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Two adults in Salt Lake County, Utah, are considered "probable" monkeypox cases after preliminary testing, the county's health department said on Monday.

The two people had symptoms after traveling this month to an undisclosed international location that is "currently experiencing monkeypox cases," according to a news release. Testing to confirm the infection is expected to be completed Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

"Both individuals are in isolation and do not present a risk to the public. They are experiencing mild illness and are expected to recover fully. Due to medical privacy laws, SLCoHD is unable to share additional information about these individuals," according to the health department... Read More

Suspects wanted in the murder of a Las Vegas woman surrender in Florida

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Two suspects wanted for a violent robbery that left a 24-year-old dead surrendered in Florida Monday morning five days after a reward was offered for information on their whereabouts.

According to the Las Vegas FBI Twitter page, Christina Schultz and Michael surrendered to the FBI at their office in Jacksonville, Florida on Monday morning.

Both suspects were wanted in connection with a robbery and murder in Las Vegas. (Credit: @FBILasVegas)

Last week, the FBI and Metro police held a news conference to announce a $20,000 award in the case and said they believed the suspects had fled Nevada for another state.

Both are wanted in connection with the death of Natalie Manduley on March 25, 2022, during a targeted home robbery... Read More

'Mr. Las Vegas' got his start at 15 on Fremont Street

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Singer Wayne Newton has performed in Las Vegas for 65 years and while he's been a headliner for many of those years, he started out like many others with a lot of hard work.

He was just a teen during his early days performing in Las Vegas and he has decades' worth of great stories and experiences.

He shared some of his favorite moments with Good Day Las Vegas Anchor Heather Mills... Read More

Wayne Newton likes intimacy of new show

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Wayne Newton, whose name is synonymous with all things Las Vegas, has a new show at the Flamingo.

The show is called "Up Close and Personal" and like the name suggests it's a much more intimate setting than his previous shows.

He spoke with Good Day Las Vegas Anchor Heather Mills about what makes the show more enjoyable for him.

Good Day Las Vegas has dubbed this Wayne Newton Week and will be sharing stories about Newton all week and giving away autographed items... Read More