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I-Team: Las Vegas man charged in Capitol riot who called President Trump his 'idol' will remain in jail, pending trial

WASHINGTON D.C. (KLAS) -- A Las Vegas man charged for his role in the U.S. Capitol riot will remain in federal custody, pending trial, a judge ruled Thursday.

Nathaniel “Nathan” DeGrave, 31, who is originally from Pennsylvania, faces nine charges in connection with the incident. He has pleaded not guilty and will remain in a District of Columbia jail, for now.

The FBI arrested DeGrave at his apartment near the Strip in late January. Court documents said DeGrave was seen on camera inside the Capitol wearing a red, white and blue neck bandanna, officials wrote in documents.

During a hearing in March, DeGrave’s lawyer said her client was “profusely apologetic about what happened.”... Read More

LIVE: Metro police to discuss details of Tuesday night officer-involved shooting

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Metro Assistant Sheriff Brett Zimmerman will discuss details of a Tuesday night shooting today.

A man was killed after he came out of his apartment with a gun. He had previously fired shots when officers arrived on the scene to investigate reports of shots fired. The shooting occurred at 2775 Fremont St., near the area of Charleston Boulevard and Mojave Road.

Metro earlier today identified the officer involved in the shooting as Erik Lindberg, 37.

The Metro briefing is scheduled at 11 a.m. at Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters at 400 S. Martin L. King Blvd... Read More

Local expert explains strange string of satellites seen in Las Vegas sky

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — After a strange string of lights sent Las Vegas searching for answers, 8 News Now spoke with a local expert to explain the strange orbs that streaked across the sky Wednesday and Thursday night. 

"I never seen nothing like that, nope," Carlos Murgiua said of the lights. "Everybody was terrified when we saw them."

"It was so weird," Jasmine Rideaux added. "It was like it was fake."... Read More

USGS: 4.7 magnitude earthquake reported about 30 miles west of Reno

RENO, Nev. (KLAS) — A rumbling was felt throughout the Reno area Thursday night after an earthquake centered in California.

The United States Geological Survey reports the earthquake came in at 4.7 magnitude about 11 miles northwest of Truckee, California at 9:35 p.m. That is about 30 miles west of Reno.

A few smaller earthquakes were also reported in the surrounding area within minutes of the largest quake.

While the USGS is reporting a 4.7 magnitude, other estimates are nearing 5.0 on the Richter Scale.

Magnitude 4.9 #earthquake, 4.3 km SE of Independence_Lake, CA https://t.co/x0m4fr9Lj7... Read More

Remembering Bailey: A first-hand account of the importance of pet insurance

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — 8 News Now got you caught up in the doodle craze, but now, we are focusing on a side that many dog owners tend to ignore — dog health.

Having a dog can be fun, but any owner can tell you having a doodle is a lot of work and it can be expensive.

Pet insurance is highly recommended by any vet.

My family learned that the hard way.

This was the troublemaker that ruled our home:

Bailey was an f1b Goldendoodle. He was healthy, energetic and made his presence known everywhere he went.

“Bailey was super fun and an energetic Goldendoodle,” said owner Moises Kristich. “Bailey was a very healthy dog. He went to his regular vet checkups. He always got five stars at the vet appointments and he didn’t have any health issues that we knew of at the moment.

But in a blink of an eye, everything changed after he woke up from a nap, completely tuned out... Read More

Parents share their excitement as their daughter earns 'National Teacher of the Year' recognition

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — After a surprise visit from the first lady, there were more visitors congratulating Juliana Urtubey on her recognition as the National Teacher of the Year — from the governor to the ones closest to her.

It was an emotional day at Kermit R. Booker Elementary School as they celebrated Juliana Urtubey.

8 News Now was able to speak with her parents, who she credits as her backbone through her career in education.

It a first for Nevada, as Urtubey was recognized as the National Teacher of the Year for 2021 and the first Latina finalist for the award since 1992.

"I couldn’t be more proud of Ms. Urtubey for representing her students our state and educators throughout the nation,” said Governor Steve Sisolak.

Urtubey is a special education teacher... Read More

Breaking down what the overturned national eviction moratorium means for Nevadans

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Many people in the state may be confused following a decision to overturn the nationwide eviction moratorium. The judge is allowing the rent suspension to continue while considering an emergency request by the White House.

And as the eviction status of renters across Nevada continues to be unclear, both landlords and their tenants are concerned as the waiting game continues.

Nevadans are still searching for answers, as the deadline for those living rent-free comes to an end on May 31.

Right now, we are in a waiting period," said Susy Vasquez, the executive director of the Nevada State Apartment Association. "It could be two weeks; it could be six months."

The eviction ban, initially put in place last year, provides protection for renters. But there is a difference between the state and nationwide moratoriums. Vasquez explains... Read More