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I-Team: 'Where do you begin?' Dirt on tires sparks investigators to track Lesly Palacio's accused killer to desert

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Detectives say dirt on Erick Rangel-Ibarra’s tires and hours of surveillance video led them to a specific area in the desert to search and then find the body of 22-year-old Lesly Palacio.

It turns out Rangel-Ibarra, the man wanted for her murder, led them right to it.

“I knew before seeing the video that we were investigating a homicide,” Metro police homicide Lt. Ray Spencer said.

We do not know what happened inside the Rangel home on Tipper Avenue on the east side, but we know what happened after, thanks to a neighbor’s surveillance camera pointed at the street... Read More

Lawmakers react to classified UFO briefing

MYSTERY WIRE -- Several U.S. House lawmakers received the first known briefing on the upcoming UAP/UFO briefing due to Congress by June 25.

On Wednesday morning, officials from the United States Navy and the FBI gave a classified briefing for members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Subcommittee on Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation (C3).

After the briefing the New York Post reported on several comments from the lawmakers as they left the secure room used for the briefing... Read More

$5M in prizes available through 'Vax Nevada Days' vaccine incentive program

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — In an effort to increase vaccination rates in Nevada, Governor Sisolak announced the state will be awarding prizes to Nevadans who get, or who have gotten, the COVID-19 vaccine.

"Vax Nevada Days" kicks off July 8 and runs through August 26. Gov. Sisolak said $5 million in prizes will be given out over the time period.

Random drawings will be conducted, and winners will be announced each week.

Children ages 12-17 who received the vaccine will be eligible for education savings plans, state parks permits and fishing licenses. Adults 18 and older will be eligible for cash prizes.

A full prize breakdown can be found below:... Read More

Video captures view of inflatable pool dropping out of the sky in Henderson

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A video taken Monday in the Cadence neighborhood in Henderson captured an inflatable pool as it fell out of the sky.

Viewer Darcy Fitch said her security camera caught the pool blowing in the wind as it dropped down onto a nearby house... Read More

MSG Sphere taking shape: Details from our 90-minute hard hat tour -- PHOTOS

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The MSG Sphere behind the Venetian is taking shape.

Right now, it's on track to become the largest spherical structure in the world. It is expected to be completed in 2023.

Looking at the Sphere from a distance is impressive enough. Imagine standing right underneath it.

The structure is so large you have to tilt your head all the way up to see the top.

A nearly 90-minute hard hat tour of the Sphere revealed some interesting facts.

It stands 366 feet tall and more than 500 feet wide.

Crews have finished building the domed roof frame, made out of 6 million pounds of steel.

All of that enables the project to create an interior bowl without columns. Once it's done, it will accommodate a maximum of 20,000 people, with everyone facing the stage... Read More

NEW: 7 deaths, nearly 300 COVID-19 cases reported in Nevada

Below is the full COVID-19 report for Wednesday, June 16

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada reported nearly 300 additional COVID-19 cases and seven deaths on Wednesday, according to data released today. The state's test positivity rate currently sits at 3.5%, but Clark County's has risen to 3.6%.

CASES & DEATHS & TESTING

Nevada reported 296 new COVID-19 cases, most from Clark County (241), on Tuesday. The state’s total cases are now at 328,490. Clark County has a total of 255,153. It’s important to note that the state no longer updates the dashboard on the weekend, which may be why Monday and Tuesday reports show higher case and death totals.... Read More

Brief internet outage causes worldwide disruption early Thursday

A wave of brief internet outages hit the websites and apps of dozens of financial institutions, airlines and other companies across the globe Thursday.

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange said in a post on Twitter Thursday afternoon Hong Kong time that its site was facing technical issues and that it was investigating. It said in another post 17 minutes later that its websites were back to normal.

Hong Kong's stock exchange says it was affected by technical problem as internet monitors report multiple outages. https://t.co/moqEYemuVU... Read More