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New Boys Town facility will reduce waiting time for autism testing

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A local non-profit that helps save children and heal families has a new facility. Boys Town has a second behavioral health clinic spa. Most importantly, this should help reduce the waiting time for autism testing.

The organization which has been in Nevada for 30 years offers behavioral health services for kids and their families.

The new facility is in the southwest part of the valley and offers a one-stop shop for children with intellectual, emotional, and physical disabilities.

The clinic will help with autism testing, therapy, and support siblings of those with autism.

"That initial diagnosis and testing allows them to receive the services whether it's occupational therapy, physical or speech or educational services. It's a huge sense of relief. This is what my son or daughter needs to be the most successful," said John Etzell, executive director of Boys Town... Read More

Firefighters warn of dangers during prolonged heat wave

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- First responders are on high alert as we enter into another dangerously hot day.

Nationwide, extreme heat kills more than 600 people every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. It's also people be aware of the symptoms of heat-related stress.

  • Red, hot, and dry skin
  • Sweating usually stops
  • Rapid breathing, strong pulse
  • Headache, dizziness, confusion
  • High body temperature above 103 degrees

Firefighters also want to remind people about the dangers of animals and children left in cars. The inside temperature of a vehicle can climb 30 degrees higher than it is outside within 10 minutes. Last year, 24 children died nationwide after being left in hot cars... Read More

Crash closes northbound I-15 northeast of Las Vegas; all lanes now open

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A tractor trailer crash at about 3:30 a.m. Thursday closed all northbound lanes of Interstate 15 in the Moapa Valley northeast of Las Vegas.

All lanes were reopened by 7:30 a.m.

The crash happened near the exit to State Highway 169 between Las Vegas and Mesquite. The truck crashed in the center median.

No more information about the crash is currently available at this time... Read More

Southwest Airlines flights half off for one more day

(NEXSTAR) – Southwest Airlines is celebrating its 50th anniversary by giving customers 50% off fall flights.

The flight must be booked by Thursday, June 17, for travel from Sept. 15 to Nov. 3. The sale started on Tuesday.

Travelers must use the promo code SAVE50 to get the discount, which is applied before taxes and fees.

All destinations in Southwest’s network are eligible for the promotion, including international ones.

All Southwest Airlines flights come with two free checked bags and free drinks, and the airline doesn’t charge any cancellation or change fees... Read More

Heat warnings extended to Dad's Day

Our day is off to a very warm start, thanks to clouds pushed into our skies from overnight showers in Arizona. Many neighborhoods couldn't get out of the 90s this morning. Skies will slowly clear to hazy sun through the day and temps will heat up again to record territory in the one-teens. Sherry's most accurate #WeatherNOW forecast says if you're heading to the mountains to cool off, you'll need to watch the skies for possible lighting with a chance of afternoon thunderstorms... Read More

Rodriguez to be extradited to Las Vegas to face charges in death of 7-year-old son

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Samantha Moreno Rodriguez, the mother accused of killing her 7-year-old boy and leaving his body near a trail southwest of Las Vegas, will be extradited to Las Vegas.

Rodriguez waived her right to an extradition hearing, which will speed the process of bringing her to face charges in Clark County.

Second Judicial District Court Judge J. Eric Eilliff presided over a Webex hearing in Denver court. Rodriguez said very little, replying politely to the judge's questions with "Yes, your honor." No details of the case were discussed. The hearing was an advisement on a fugitive warrant.

Rodriguez is not eligible for bail due to her fugitive status.

The judge specified that law enforcement would not be allowed to discuss the case with Rodriguez before or during transit to Clark County, where she will be assigned new legal counsel... Read More

UPDATE: All lanes reopen after semi-truck separates on US 95

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The cab and trailer of a semi-truck separated on Southbound US95 just east of the Spaghetti Bowl on Thursday morning, causing traffic delays.

All lanes have reopened and traffic is flowing again.

One lane was blocked as authorities worked to clear the scene.

The scene where a semi-trailer separated from a cab was cleared before 8 a.m... Read More