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I-Team: Bodycam video shows moment suspect shot after Henderson triple murder

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Seven Henderson police officers fired their weapons in an officer-involved shooting at a homicide scene on Nov. 3, leaving a suspect dead after officers saw him point a weapon at a 12-year-old boy in his vehicle.

A video briefing posted by the Henderson Police Department on YouTube includes a recording of the moment that shots were fired into a black Cadillac Escalade in the parking lot of the Douglas at Stonelake apartments, near the intersection of Wigwam Parkway and Stephanie Street.


SEE: Henderson Police Department briefing.

Jason Neo Bourne, 38, was killed in the vehicle after officers responded to reports of a shooting at an apartment nearby... Read More

ESPN Events: 2020 Las Vegas Bowl canceled due to pandemic

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- ESPN Events has canceled the Las Vegas Bowl for the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was to be the first bowl game ever played at Allegiant Stadium.

"Unfortunately we will have to wait another year to present the Las Vegas Bowl in its new home," said John Saccenti, Las Vegas Bowl executive director, in a news release. "This was a difficult decision but the right one considering that our game was founded nearly three decades ago to help drive tourism to the Entertainment Capital of the World during the month of December. We are looking forward to making our bowl week bigger and better than ever in 2021."

The game was slated to be a matchup between two powerhouse conferences: the Pac-12 and SEC. The bowl is played on a rotating cycle, which also includes the Big 10 Conference.

Both the Pac-12 and SEC commissioners issued statements regarding the decision: ... Read More

Say goodbye to emotional-support animals in airplane cabins

The government has decided that when it comes to air travel, only dogs can be service animals, and companions used for emotional support don't count.

The Transportation Department issued a final rule Wednesday that aims to settle years of tension between airlines and passengers who bring their pets on board for free by saying they need them for emotional support.

For years, the department required airlines to allow animals with passengers who had a doctor's note saying they needed the animal for emotional support. Airlines believed passengers abused the rule to bring a menagerie of animals on board including cats, turtles, pigs and in one case, a peacock... Read More

Mayor Goodman said Hsieh talked of plans to bring a 747 to downtown Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman started off the Wednesday City Council meeting talking about the legacy Tony Hsieh leaves behind following his death last week after a house fire.

Goodman said she first met Hsieh when he was operating out of Henderson and was considering moving out of the state. He ended up moving his company, Zappos, into the old Las Vegas City Hall building and downtown was never quite the same.

"He wanted to go into the poorer, historic city, into Fremont East," she said.

Aside for the numerous properties he invested in to improve or create spaces such as Container Park, Inspire Theater, Bridger School and the Gold Spike hotel, he was always thinking of his next project.

"He was looking to bring a 747 into downtown because that was unique. That's who he was," Goodman said... Read More

Police investigate deadly shooting, could be accidental discharge

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Police are investigating the shooting death of a man east of the Las Vegas Strip.

The shooting occurred in the 2600 block of Sherwood Street, off of E. Sahara Avenue, east of Paradise Road.

Metro Police are attempting to determine if the shooting was the result of an unintentional discharge... Read More

COVID-19 testing program launches for CCSD employees; 1,000 cases reported districtwide

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Free COVID-19 testing notices went out to Clark County School District employees today as the state begins a program developed through the Taskforce Initiative for Educator Safety & Screening (T.I.E.S).

On Wednesday, all CCSD educators and staff received an email invitation to register, enroll, and begin the T.I.E.S. self-monitoring and testing program via the emocha mobile app.

CCSD is the fifth largest school district in the nation, with about 40,000 employees and 305,000 students. Students have yet to return to classrooms, conducting distance learning through the pandemic thus far.

The program has also been offered to charter schools in the state... Read More

Economists optimistic about recovery in 2021

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Economists looking ahead to 2021 expect a good economic recovery following months of negative impacts on businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The economists spoke at Outlook 21 on Wednesday. The economic annual event is a partnership between UNLV’s Center for Business Economic Research and the Las Vegas Global Economics Alliance. The conference, which was virtual this year, offers an in-depth analysis of what businesses can expect heading into 2021.

Christopher Thornberg, a keynote speaker, said one strong area is the housing industry because it's a sellers market. The Las Vegas valley has set a new records for several months when it comes to the median sales price of existing homes. He also said consumer spending has been better than expected considering the pandemic.

However, UNLV professor Stephen Miller did say what happens in the local economy will depend heavily on the tourism industry... Read More