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Valley residents take advantage of warming weather

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- As temperatures continue to rise in southern Nevada, many families are taking advantage of the warmer weather by visiting their local parks.

Splash pads throughout North Las Vegas have been opened recently, ahead of the incoming triple-digit temperatures.

Craig Ranch Regional Park is among several other parks where families can enjoy the splash pads.

"My little ones like to get out here in the water and jump around, and feel free," Says Martell Foster, a local who has come to Craig Ranch Park to enjoy the weather. But, with the rising heat, comes an increased need for hydration. "we come out with at least about four waters, and we have a water before we leave," Foster continues... Read More

Politics Now: May 14, 2022

This week on Politics Now with host John Langeler:

We dig into Clark County Board of Trustee races. Trustee Danielle Ford says she still wants to fire the Superintendent and levels accusations against him and some fellow board members. Former Assemblywoman Irene Bustamante Adams is running against her and tells us why. A group of former School Board Trustees tells us why they are trying to find and endorse qualified candidates who would show more decorum on the board.

The first Republican Senate primary debate between Adam Laxalt and Sam Brown.

How Democrats plan to use abortion as an election issue. ... Read More

New 3-on-3 ice hockey league holds opening game in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- 3ICE, a new three-on-three professional ice hockey league is having its inaugural season opener at the Orleans Arena on Saturday, June 18, and its playoffs and championship game on Saturday, August 20.

The league consists of six teams, which travel and compete in a tournament where each game consists of two, eight-minute halves on a full-sized rink. Each team has seven players, including one goalie, and competes in a nine-week season that will feature six games each night. The bracket-style, single-elimination format will include three first-round games and two semifinal matchups, followed by a title game.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.orleansarena.com.

For more information about 3ICE, visit www.3ice.com... Read More

Authorities: 1 killed, 5 hurt in California church shooting

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — One person was killed and four others were critically wounded in a shooting Sunday afternoon at a Presbyterian church in a suburban Southern California community where the majority of residents are seniors, officials said. A suspect was in custody.

The shooting was reported shortly before 1:30 p.m. at Geneva Presbyterian Church in the city of Laguna Woods, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said on Twitter.

A fifth injured person suffered minor injuries, officials said. All the victims were adults.

Deputies detained a suspect, an adult male, and recovered a weapon at the scene, officials said. It wasn’t immediately clear where inside the church the shooting happened.

About 30 people witnessed the violence, said Carrie Braun, a sheriff’s spokesperson. The majority of those inside the church are believed to be of Taiwanese descent, Braun said. ... Read More

Baby Shark Live at Las Vegas Orleans Arena

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- Pinkfong and Round Room Live present Baby Shark Live: 2022 Splash Tour at the Orleans Arena on Saturday, June 12 at 2 p.m.

The show is an immersive concert, that will feature new and classic songs for children and families, including 'Five little monkeys,' and 'Wheels on the bus.'

Showtime will start at 2 p.m. and tickets start at $27.50 plus tax and fees. For tickets, visit www.orleansarena.com, and to learn more about Baby Shark and ticket information, visit www.babysharklive.com... Read More

Road closure near Fremont due to police activity

Las Vegas (KLAS)-- Las Vegas Boulevard has been closed in both directions from Carson to Ogden Avenue due to police activity.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, around 8:45 a.m. officers responded to a suicidal man near a pedestrian bridge that runs on the third level of the Neonopolis over Fremont street, to a parking garage at 4th Street and Carson Avenue.

Police attempt to deescalate the situation on Fremont Street.

Police say that officers have tried to establish a dialogue with the man, and deescalate the situation. SWAT has reportedly responded to the incident.

Check back for updates... Read More

North Las Vegas bicyclist killed in traffic collision

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- A bicyclist in North Las Vegas was struck by an SUV on Sunday morning.

According to North Las Vegas Police, the bicyclist was transported to UMC, where they were pronounced deceased.

North Las Vegas Police investigate a collision between a vehicle and a bicycle.

The incident occurred around 8:22 a.m. at Dorrell and Bostick Weir Street.

Police say a black SUV collided with the bicyclist while traveling eastbound on Dorrell Street. The driver of the SUV remained at the scene, and it police believe speed played a factor in the incident... Read More