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1 killed, 1 injured in North Las Vegas apartment shooting

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- One man is dead and another was injured in a shooting at an apartment complex in North Las Vegas.

The shooting occurred around midnight in the 2600 block of Deer Springs Way, near Losse Road.

According to North Las Vegas Police, a man in his 20s was transported to University Medical Center where he died. A second man was transported to Sunrise Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said, at this time, no information relating to a suspect is available.

The coroner will release the shooting victim's identity once the family has been notified.

Police urge anyone with information on the shooting to contact NLVPD at (702) 633-2133, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.... Read More

Biden to meet with Buffalo mass shooting victims' families

(NewsNation) — President Joe Biden will travel to Buffalo, New York Tuesday in a show of solidarity after a white supremacist targeted Black people at a supermarket and left 10 people dead. 

At least 10 people were killed and multiple injured after a white teenage gunman wearing military gear and livestreaming with a helmet camera entered a Tops Friendly Market with a rifle and opened fire, authorities said. Nearly all the victims were Black, and three more people were injured during the attack. ... Read More

Congress holds first UFO hearing in 50 years

(NewsNation) — Is there an alien force on a mission to explore strange new worlds — like ours? UFO enthusiasts are hoping some of the truth they believe is out there could be revealed Tuesday.

Congress is holding a hearing on threats posed by unidentified flying objects and unexplained aerial phenomena. This marks the first congressional hearings on UFOs in more than 50 years.

Two top U.S. defense intelligence officials appeared before a U.S. House of Representatives intelligence subcommittee 11 months after a report documenting more than 140 cases of unidentified aerial phenomena, or UAPs, that U.S. military pilots have reported observing since 2004... Read More

I-Team: 'This was beyond a bad situation,' Disturbing prison riot details uncovered

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The 8 News Now I-Team has uncovered disturbing details about what appears to be a cover-up at Southern Desert Correctional Center.

On December 8, inmates at the medium-security prison caused a riot.

Later that day, the State Department of Corrections issued a press release calling what unfolded a disturbance.

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Paul Lunkwitz is the president of a union that represents correctional officers and described his thoughts on the incident.

"Every officer who saw that was like this is the biggest slap in the face I've ever seen in my life," Lunkwitz said. "This was beyond a bad situation."... Read More

Family, friends come together to honor cyclist, 31, killed in crash

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Friends and family came together to honor the life of a 31-year-old Las Vegas man killed over the weekend while riding his bike.

On Sunday, Benjamin Black was on a ride when he was struck by a black SUV. Police said the driver was speeding. Black was rushed to the hospital where he later died. 

He was riding his bike in the community of Tule Springs, a newly built development he helped create. He worked for the KB Home building company.

On Monday, a candlelight vigil was held in Ben's honor and his Uncle Ken said a few words.

"He has a little son, and a daughter on the way, so for his life to be pulled out from everybody is just a tragic situation," he said.

Aleneia Santos is a resident who lives nearby and said after seeing what happened to Ben, she fears for her own son who rides his bike up and down the street frequently... Read More

Las Vegas church revisits safety plan after CA church shooting

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Churches have been a target for active shooters before, and Sunday's incident was just a reminder of how vulnerable places of worship can be if they aren't prepared.

Police say 68-year-old Las Vegas Resident David Choi opened fire at Taiwanese churchgoers over the weekend, but one attendee, who died, while trying to tackle Chou, along with others, is being called a hero.

Jeff Hallock is the undersheriff in Orange County California and described the bravery many attendees demonstrated over the weekend.


"That group of churchgoers displayed what we believe is exceptional heroism and bravery," said Hallock.

That heroism and bravery are what Pastor John Bain of First Christian Church wants to enforce among his parishioners. 

"If we end up in a situation, I see almost everything, it will be handled back there, but grab something and start moving toward the exits," said Pastor Bain. ... Read More

CCSD school board approves budget for 2022-23 school year

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Clark County School District Board of School Trustees has approved the final budget for the upcoming new school year.

The projected budget revenue is $2.9B, which is an increase of $15.2M from 2021 to 2022.

Chief Financial Officer Jason Goudie presented to the CCSD school board, that the unassigned ending fund balance is anticipated to be $122.1M or 4.25% of revenues... Read More