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Raiders 2021 NFL schedule released

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - The NFL schedule has been released ---

First, the Raiders have announced their season will begin on Monday Night Football September 13 against the Baltimore Ravens. Other games are:

PRESEASON

TBD Seattle Seahawks at Raiders

TBD Raiders at Los Angeles Rams

TBD Raiders at San Francisco 49ers

REGULAR SEASON

Week 1 (Mon Sept 13) Baltimore Ravens at Raiders (Monday Night Football)

Week 2 (Sun Sept 19) Raiders at Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 3 (Sun Sept 26) Miami Dolphins at Raiders

Week 4 (Mon Oct 4) Raiders at LA Chargers (Monday Night Football)

Week 5 (Sun Oct. 10) Chicago Bears at Raiders

Week 6 (Sun Oct 17) Raiders at Denver Broncos

Week 7 (Sun Oct 24) Philadelphia Eagles at Raiders... Read More

Silverton Casino Hotel going to 100% casino capacity

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Silverton Casino Hotel has joined a long list of local casino-resorts returning to 100% capacity on casino floors. The Nevada Gaming Control Board approved the measure, which will go into effect immediately.

Social distancing restrictions and plexiglass dividers will be removed from gaming tables and slot machines. Bars on the casino floor will also return to full capacity.

Silverton will continue to require masks and social distancing policies when patrons and employees are not on the casino floor.

"We’ve been working hard to adjust with the ever-changing conditions to ensure the safest environment for our employees and guests," said Robert Kunkle, Silverton Casino Hotel president, in a news release. "Our team answered the call to do their part to help return not only Silverton, but the city of Las Vegas, to a sense of normalcy, and for that, I am most grateful and proud."... Read More

Pop-up vaccine clinic set at site of 'Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas' sign

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- If you've been looking for that one opportunity for a COVID-19 vaccination you'll never forget, it's here.

Clark County officials are setting up a pop-up vaccine clinic on Monday, May 24, at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign. And it's starting at 7 p.m.

“In a time of many firsts, we are taking the vaccine to the world-famous Welcome to Las Vegas sign,” Commissioner Justin Jones said. “The vaccines are safe, effective, and our best weapon against the coronavirus. If you’re not already vaccinated and you want things to get back to normal, meet us at the sign to get your shot.”

Commissioner Jones organized the pop-up vaccination clinic with support from Commissioner Michael Naft, U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, Immunize Nevada and Touro University Nevada, which is providing the staff to administer the vaccine... Read More

Amari Nicholson's body found near where he was reported missing

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The body of 2-year-old Amari Nicholson was found Wednesday afternoon not far from the area where he was reported missing.

According to Metro Police, his body was located near the 400 block of East Twain Avenue, less than a mile south of Emerald Suites where he last seen on May 5.

Terrell Rhodes, the boyfriend of the toddler's mother, is facing a murder charge for the death of Amari. According to police, the child was left in his care while his mother was out of town in Colorado last week... Read More

California governor says mask mandate to end after June 15

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state will not require people to wear masks in almost all circumstances after June 15.

Newsom's comments came in an interview with Fox 11's Elex Michaelson.

Newsom announced last month the state would lift nearly all of its coronavirus restrictions on June 15 if the state's case numbers continued to improve. But at the time, Newsom said the mask mandate would stay.

On Tuesday, Newsom said there would be “no mandates” for wearing masks, except for large indoor gatherings where people "from around the world” are mingling.

California has required people to wear masks in public places since June 18... Read More

US health advisers endorse Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids 12 and up

ATLANTA (AP) -- Federal health advisers have endorsed use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12.

Earlier in the week, the Food and Drug Administration cleared the expanded use of Pfizer's shots, citing evidence the shots worked as well in those 12 to 15 years old as those 16 and older.

Kids in some places are already rolling up their sleeves. But much of the nation was waiting for Wednesday's recommendations from advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Many states will be shipping doses to pediatricians and even to schools... Read More

Gaming floors at Station Casinos approved to operate at full capacity

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The gaming floors at Station Casinos properties in Las Vegas may now operate at 100% capacity.

The company said it received approval from the Nevada Gaming Control Board to increase its occupancy at all of its opened properties, including Red Rock, Green Valley Ranch, Palace Station, Boulder Station, Sunset Station and Santa Fe Station, effective immediately. 

Station Casinos says it has been able to vaccinate "an overwhelming majority" of its team members after opening vaccination clinics at its properties.

We are pleased to announce we have received approval from the Nevada Gaming Control Board to increase our gaming floor occupancy to 100 percent at all of our properties.https://t.co/avfzgr85p7... Read More