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Marine veteran helps stop armed robbery

Credit: Yuma County Sheriff's Office

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) A U.S. Marine Veteran disarmed a robbery suspect at a gas station on Wednesday morning.

The incident took place at a Chevron gas station near I-8 and Fortuna Road around 4:30 a.m in Yuma, AZ, according to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office.

Police say when deputies arrived they learned of three suspects entering the Chevron, one of them armed with a handgun. The armed suspect walked next to a store customer while pointing the weapon toward the cashier when the customer acted immediately and disarmed him.

The other two suspects, according to officials with YCSO, fled the area, and the Marine Corps veteran was able to detain the suspect until police arrived.

When deputies spoke with the customer, who previously served in the United States Marine Corps, and asked how he was able to take control of the situation... Read More

Goodwill of Southern Nevada receives $150K from anonymous donor

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Thanks to a hefty donation from an anonymous donor, Goodwill of Southern Nevada will now have the opportunity to continue to fund its disability program.

$150,000 was generously gifted to Goodwill, prior funding from the same anonymous donor helped over 600 students from 35 different Las Vegas area high school Special Education classes are able to experience the dignity of work this school year.

The program includes a Goodwill-sponsored summer camp experience which is designed to expose students to different career paths. Field trips, with a focus on STEAM, open students' minds as to the careers they could pursue after high school graduation.

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Goodwill of Southern
Nevada highlights this opportunity by celebrating the contributions of people with disabilities to
Southern Nevada’s workplaces and economy. ... Read More

13-year-old girl reported missing

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 13-year-old Terri Washington.

According to the family, Washington was reportedly last seen on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021.

She was last seen wearing red pants, with a t-shirt.

Washington is described as a 13-year-old girl. about 5'8" with dark brown eyes and braids. The family says she has 2 deep dimples and a nose ring.

Anyone with information regarding Terri Washington to contact Johanna Perez at (725) 218-8917 or call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department at (702) 828-3111. ... Read More

Strut Your Mutt Day raises funds for local shelters and rescue groups

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Best Friends Animal Society's annual Strut Your Mutt event is back with a virtual fundraiser that allows pet lovers across the country to raise funds for their favorite local shelter, rescue, or animal welfare organization.

Last year the event raised more than $1.5M dollars for animal shelters across the country.

This year's event will take place on Oct. 23 and although this is primarily a virtual event, many Best Friends Network Partners across the country have planned in-person outdoor walks by clicking HERE. ... Read More

Shooting in parking lot leaves 1 dead

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- Metro police are investigating a fatal shooting inside a parking lot Wednesday morning.

Police responded to a report of a shooting, shortly after 12:30 a.m., to the 6800 block of East Russell Road near South Broadbent Blvd and East Russell Road.

Police say the victim met with the unknown suspect at this location prior to the shooting.

The victim was transported to Sunrise Trauma where he later died.

The identification of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the
Clark County Coroner’s Office... Read More

Job seekers to be offered $15 an hour, $500 signing bonuses in upcoming job fair

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- A job fair being held next month will offer many $15-an-hour jobs and a signing bonus for qualifying new workers.

The small business job fair will be on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Expo at World Market Center, 435 S. Grand Central Parkway.

“Many small businesses are unable to compete with the hefty signing bonuses and incentives that larger companies can offer,” Clark County Director of Community and Economic Development Shani Coleman said. “By strategically utilizing American Rescue Plan Act funds to incentivize the labor market, we can even the playing field and help small businesses find the talent they need to succeed.”

Job seekers are eligible for a $500 sign-on bonus after a minimum of 30 days of employment... Read More

Police search for killer in deadly shooting on 215 Beltway Monday

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- Metro Police are looking for the public's help in locating a suspect's car in connection with a fatal shooting that happened on the 215 Monday morning.

Police responded to a report of a shooting in the eastbound lanes of the 215 Beltway near the airport connector. Police found a crashed vehicle with an adult male driver who was unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene.

Family told us the victim is 25-year-old Glen Anthony Card III. The Clark County Coroner's Office confirmed that Tuesday afternoon.

Glen Anthony Card III

Police believe that the victims were in a silver 2016 Chrysler 200 traveling on the 215 when they got into a dispute with another car on the freeway when they were shot, causing their vehicle to collide with the center median. ... Read More