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Barricade situation in downtown Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A barricade situation is ongoing in the downtown area of Las Vegas.

According to Metro Police, a call came over shortly before 9:30 a.m Tuesday of a person with a gun in the area of the 300 block of S. 11th St.  When officers arrived they noticed a disturbance between two people.

Police then followed the suspect to a nearby residence, where he refused to come out. Metro surrounded the residence and attempted to make contact but to no avail.

No other details are available at this time.

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Law enforcement seeking help to identify suspect in multiple indecent exposures cases in the valley

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Police are looking for this suspect in connection with three indecent exposure cases in the northwest and southwest parts of the valley.

According to Metro police, in each incident, the suspect entered a retail store and proceeded to follow a female victim around while exposing himself.

The suspect is believed to be an adult male, 20 to 30 years old, approximately 6’0” tall, with short, black hair. He is believed to drive a newer, white Mercedez sedan with a temporary tag, police said.

Police did not release when or where the incident happened. ... Read More

Dia de Muertos attendance limited, tickets only in advance of Nov. 5-7 event at Springs Preserve

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The popular Dia de Muertos celebration at the Springs Preserve will be held completely outdoors this year, and tickets will only be available in advance of the Nov. 5-7 event.

Known for colorful costumes and displays, the event celebrates a centuries-old tradition rooted in Latin American cultures. The 3,000-year-old Hispanic celebration honors loved ones with joy and tradition, featuring music and dance.

Tickets are available through the Springs Preserve's website. The event runs from 5-9 p.m. and reservations are required. Ticket prices for non-members are $12 for adults and $8 for children ages 3-17. Tickets a discounted by $1 for value members. Donor members receive free admission. Free for children ages 2 and younger. All attendees must be ticketed for the event... Read More

31-year-old son arrested in shooting death of his mother in North Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A 31-year-old North Las Vegas man is being held without bail after his arrest Monday in a homicide investigation.

Andre Robinson is accused of killing his 64-year-old mother. The mother's name has not been released.

Andre Robinson. (North Las Vegas Police Department)

The shooting happened just before 11 a.m. Monday near Camino Eldorado Parkway and Giant Oak Stree, near Seastrand Park.

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Tips decreasing while customer hostility rises, workers say in survey

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Tipped workers are having a tougher time this year than they did in 2020, with lower tips and increases in customer hostility and sexual harassment, according to a new survey.

Advocacy group One Fair Wage found that 75% of tipped workers surveyed reported lower tips this year.

On top of that, hostility or harassment related to COVID-19 safety protocols has increased -- 54% said they have had to deal with it. And that pressure led to 30% of workers saying they were less likely to enforce rules because they feared lower tips.

And 31% report an increase in "unwanted sexualized comments from customers."

The survey, based on responses from 238 workers portrays an unhappy workforce that seems to be getting thinner and thinner.

More than half -- 54% -- say they have considered leaving their job since the pandemic began... Read More

Report: Athletics waiting until after World Series to make decision on Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Management from the Oakland Athletics have made numerous trips to Las Vegas to check out sites for a possible new ballpark. A report in Casino.org says that they A's will wait until after the World Series to make a decision. The World Series begins in late October and could end as late as November 3rd.

Athletics management has made numerous trips to Las Vegas looking for a site to build a new $1 billion ballpark. The Oakland City Council has not been able to come to terms with the Athletics on a new ballpark in the east bay.

Major League Baseball has given the A's permission to look for a new city to relocate in. Portland, Memphis and Charlotte have been mentioned as possibilities, but DraftKings has Las Vegas as a hypothetical +200 favorite (33% chance). ... Read More

A perfect last summer day

Much clearer skies for our last full day of summer. The north breezes are lighter and the air quality will be better for most everyone to be outdoors and enjoy the normal temperatures for this time in September. Mornings have really cooled off and it's likely we've seen our last 100-degree days of the year, but knowing Mother Nature it's not impossible to eke out another one even after we flip the calendar to fall tomorrow. Sherry's most accurate #WeatherNOW forecast says don't put away the summer wardrobe just yet... Read More