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Las Vegas allows drive-thru business at cannabis dispensaries to resume

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Las Vegas City Council voted 6-1 on Wednesday to remove the prohibition of drive-thru sales at cannabis dispensaries.

Mayor Carolyn Goodman abstained from the vote, saying one of her sons is involved in a cannabis business. Councilman Cedric Crear voted against the change.

Drive-thru operations resumed recently in several other jurisdictions surrounding the city... Read More

CCSD Transportation looking to hire bus drivers, holding virtual job fairs

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Clark County School District (CCSD) is looking to hire bus drivers.

The school district's transportation department is hosting virtual job fairs to talk with prospective drivers. In these weekly sessions, applicants will be able to receive assistance completing their application online and have questions answered by staff via Live Chat, according to the district.

The virtual job fairs will take place every Tuesday this month from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and every Wednesday in March from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m... Read More

'I'm sorry for whatever pain I caused': Gov. Cuomo apologizes following harassment allegations

ALBANY, N.Y. (NewsNation Now) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo apologized Wednesday in his first news conference following sexual harassment allegations that have led some members of his own party to call for his resignation.

Cuomo said he wanted New Yorkers to hear from him directly, despite guidance from attorneys to withhold comment until an independent review is complete.

"First, I fully support a woman’s right to come forward, and I think it should be encouraged in every way. I now understand that I acted in a way that made people feel uncomfortable. It was unintentional and I truly and deeply apologize for it," Cuomo said during the briefing, which was also dedicated to the latest data on the coronavirus pandemic... Read More

LIVE UPDATE: Lawsuit names 4 baby food makers, Clark County grocers for selling products with toxic metals

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A lawsuit filed in Las Vegas accuses four baby food makers and Clark County grocery chains of selling baby food that contains high levels of arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury.

The toxic heavy metals can cause serious and often irreversible damage to brain development.

READ: The baby food lawsuit, documents on product contentsDownload

The lawsuit on behalf of seven minors and their guardians was filed in Clark County District Court, according to a news release from Las Vegas law firm Eglet Adams. Law firm Kemp Jones is also involved in the lawsuit... Read More

Police looking for suspect involved in March 2 armed robbery

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Las Vegas police are looking for a man involved in an armed robbery at a retail business.

Surveillance video on March 2 caught the armed suspect stealing undisclosed items from the business, which located in the 2000 block of South Maryland Parkway near St Louis Avenue.

The suspect is described as a Black man in his 30s. Police say he is approximately 5-foot 8-inches and weighs around 170 pounds.

Courtesy: LVMPD

Anyone with information is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Robbery Section, at (702) 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555, or visit the website. Tips directly leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.... Read More

NV Energy: 2,200 customers without power in southwest valley

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A power outage in the southwest valley is affecting about 2,200 NV Energy customers.

The outage is reported in the 89148 ZIP code.

Power is expected to be restored around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to the company. The cause of the outage is under investigation.

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This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.... Read More

Lake Mead now 5th most visited park in National Park Service system

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- More than 8 million people visited Lake Mead National Recreation Area in 2020. That compares to 7.5 million visitors in 2019.

According to the National Park Service, the high number of visits moved the park from being the sixth to the fifth most visited site in the entire National Park Service.

Despite the park being closed for six weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the visitation numbers increased as many people were spending more times outdoors.

"The recreation opportunities at Lake Mead National Recreation Area are endless, making it a fantastic getaway that’s just minutes from Las Vegas," said Superintendent Margaret L. Goodro. "We are glad so many more visitors enjoyed the healthy benefits of having fun outdoors hiking, fishing, and enjoying watersports," she added.

Masks are required at the park when physical distancing can't be maintained such as on narrow or trails... Read More