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Even by Cam Newton’s standards, his most recent post-game outfit was a head-turner

(CNN) — Most
of the NFL’s Week 2 games won’t be played until Sunday, but it’s a good bet Cam
Newton has already worn the most talked-about outfit of the week.

The Carolina Panthers quarterback stepped into
Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte ahead of his Thursday night home game in a
silky blue suit, gold shoes and a colorful headscarf — and wore the same after
the Panthers’ 20-14 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Newton has long sported an inventive style.
But this one especially seemed to bring out the jokes online.

It was mostly about the scarf, really.

“Why is Cam Newton going full Thelma and Louise?” Twitter user @Kingswitz88 wrote.

Why is Cam Newton going full Thelma and Louise? pic.twitter.com/dSufeoGSRE... Read More

Protesters call for “Justice for Byron Williams” at Metro headquarters

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Protesters gathered at Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s headquarters Saturday afternoon, calling for “Justice for Byron Williams”.

Organizers of the protest asked attendees to “bring a bike in honor”, symbolizing the traffic stop involving Williams and a bicycle. Around 15 to 20 people attended, including Williams’ stepson.

Fifty-year-old Williams died while in police custody on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 5. During a press conference, Metro said officers tried to pull him over near M.L.K. Blvd. and Bonanza Rd. because he didn’t have a safety light on his bicycle. Williams then ran from police.

Body camera footage showed Williams repeatedly saying “I can’t breathe” during an altercation with officers. He passed out, and body cams shut off around that time. He later died at the hospital. ... Read More

WATCH: Beautiful octopus spotted in Pacific puts on a show

PACIFIC OCEAN (KLAS) — Researchers aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus witnessed a beautiful show thousands of feet below the surface in the Pacific Ocean.

A large octopus swam more than 5,200 feet below, “billowing its arms like a circus tent.” The experts were astounded, as one expressed, “it’s really putting on a show for us.”

E/V Nautilus experts believe the creature belongs to Cirroteuthidae, or cirrate octopuses. The exact species is unknown.

The team made the discovery while exploring Southwest Baker Island, which is part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. ... Read More

Meet and Greet: The STRAT to host NASCAR superstar Kurt Busch tonight

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — NASCAR fans, listen up! There’s a chance to meet one of the greatest in the sport tonight at The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod.

Las Vegas native and NASCAR superstar Kurt Busch will be at the venue for a meet and greet from 7 to 8 p.m. He’ll be available for autographs and photos at the View Lounge.

Busch holds the title of the 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series champion and is competing full-time in the Monster energy NASCAR Cup Series.

Fall NASCAR weekend runs through Sunday, Sept. 15. ... Read More

Several injuries reported in collision on Pecos Friday night

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Four people were injured when a sedan collided with a SUV on Pecos Road south of East Flamingo Friday night. At least one passenger was injured critically, and another was injured seriously.

The collision occurred when a a 2013 Acura TSX traveling north on Pecos rear-ended a 2012 Chevrolet Captiva traveling in the same lane. Metro says both vehicles rotated and slid off the roadway. The SUV tripped on a curb and overturned onto the driver’ side.

Authorities arrested the 17-year-old driver of the Acura after they reportedly showed signs of impairment.

The unrestrained passenger in the Acura was injured critically, and a passenger in the Chevrolet received serious injuries. The other two vehicle occupants received minor injuries.

LVMPD Collision Investigation Section is investigating the incident. ... Read More

Update: Three people killed in crash at Flamingo & Duneville

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Three people are dead as a result of a collision between a motorcycle and sedan on West Flamingo Road and Duneville Avenue Friday night. All three victims were pronounced deceased at the scene.

The victims in the 2012 Lexus ES350 were a 12-year-old female and 42-year-old male. The driver of the BMW S1000R motorcycle was a 29-year-old male.

Police say the motorcycle was driving recklessly at a high rate of speed and hit the sedan in the intersection of Flamingo and Duneville. The Lexus was making a left turn onto northbound Duneville when the collision occurred.

Metro says the front of the motorcycle struck the right side of the sedan and became embedded. Both vehicles overturned.

Flamingo was shut down between Jones and Lindell for several hours.

The collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Collision Investigation Section. ... Read More

Workers at Fiesta Henderson unionize

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Through a secret-ballot election, workers at Fiesta Henderson Hotel & Casino, which is owner by Station Casinos, voted to unionize on Friday.

During the election — which was supervised by the National Labor Relations Board — 295 workers voted, and 57% voted “Yes” for the union. Now they will be represented by the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and Bartenders Union Local 165, Nevada affiliates of UNITE HERE.

“We call on Station Casinos to immediately to negotiate and settle a fair contract for the workers at Fiesta Henderson, Fiesta Rancho, Sunset Station, Palms, Green Valley Ranch, Palace Station, and Boulder Station,” said Geoconda Argüello-Kline, Secretary-Treasurer and leader of the Culinary Union.

Fiesta Henderson is the seventh Station Casinos Las Vegas property to unionize in the last 3 years... Read More