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New luxury high-rise coming to Henderson

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The City of Henderson approved a new high-rise condo development.

Soon, construction will begin on the Pinnacle Residencies, located inside Macdonald Highlands.

This will be the first residential high-rise in the city of Henderson. With great views, the builder said this will be unlike any other development in the valley.

"A Strip view in Las Vegas is like an ocean view in California," said developer Jim Reilly.

The fast-growing city of Henderson is now going vertical.

"Every unit will have a 270-degree Strip view," he said.

The Pinnacle Towers project recently got the green light from the city.

"It's actually 22 and 23 stories respectfully, it's 171 residencies in the sky," he continued.

The development announced an upscale restaurant called Noble Heights that will be inside one of the towers... Read More

Allegiant stadium hiring for gameday positions

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- Allegiant Stadium will be hosting hiring events on Sunday, May 21, and Monday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The hiring events are in-person and will take place at Allegiant Stadium. More than 18,000 part-time game day and event positions are available, including hospitality, food services, security, ticketing, parking, customer service, custodial and more, across six different employers including the Las Vegas Raiders, Silver & Black Hospitality, ABM, PATG-LV, S.A.F.E. Management and ASM Global.

Those planning on attending the event must have a valid ID and be at least 18-years-old.

For more information, visit this link.... Read More

WATCH: Raw ride along footage of Mesquite Heat fire devastation

TAYLOR COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - The Taylor County Sheriff's Office took KTAB/KRBC on a ride along Friday afternoon to see current devastation as the Mesquite Heat fire burns in Taylor County.

‘Disaster’ declared in Taylor County as Mesquite Heat Fire continues to burn, evacuates town of Buffalo Gap

The Mesquite Heat wildfire, burning southeast of Abilene, began Tuesday, May 17 around 5:00 in the afternoon. As of 11:15 Friday morning, the fire was 25% contained with more than 9,000 acres affected by its blaze.

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Local investors near retirement share concerns as stock market losses continue

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- As Wall Street faces another brutal week of downward trends, some investors on the cusp of retirement shared their concerns. 

"We're afraid," local stockholder Tim Ledesma told 8 News Now. "But at the same time, we have to have hope."

This turbulent time is throwing investors around the world and here at home for a loop, and Ledesma said weeks of consecutive losses really have him concerned. 

"We're staying still right now," Ledesma said. "Because we are all standing back watching."

Friday brought more brutal news, with The DOW in its longest weekly losing streak since 1923, and the S&P 500 falling 20% since January. 

"The economy is a little bit fragile right now," Brian Gordon, Principal at Applied Analysis told 8 News Now. 
Gordon added now is the time to be cautious, as many cite inflation and higher interest rates as driving factors. 
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Water pipeline repair causes lane restrictions along Charleston, Lamb

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Las Vegas Valley Water District says crews are currently working at a site in need of a large water pipeline repair on the east side of the valley.

Eastbound traffic on Charleston Boulevard will be reduced to one lane approaching Lamb Boulevard.

All westbound lanes on Charleston will remain open.

LVVWD crews are expected to remain onsite until repairs are complete.

Alternate routes advised... Read More

  • Commuters are advised to utilize Stewart Avenue or Wyoming Avenue as alternate routes for eastbound travel

'We are just trying to catch up,' Las Vegas housing market grows while some homeowners struggle to pay mortgage

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- As the housing market continues to attract people to the valley, others are struggling to pay their mortgages.

One lender says it's a common concern but there is help available for those who need it.

Jorge Gamboa said he couldn't stop smiling after becoming a homeowner earlier this year. However, the mortgage on his two-bedroom home near Decatur and Oakey quickly became difficult to keep up on.

"Everything started getting so expensive and I started getting behind from all the expenses. We are just trying to catch up," Gamboa said.

Andrew Leavitt from PIF Lending tells 8 News Now, Gamboa is not alone in the struggle.

"The Cares Act has a lot of provisions that are in place. You can be six months behind or even 18 months behind, you don't want to wait that long. You want to call as soon as you are 30 days past due," Leavitt said... Read More

'No one should be treated that way,' Father claims mistreatment at Pinball Hall of Fame due to autistic son's behavior

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A Henderson father tells 8 News Now he and his family were treated horribly at the Pinball Hall of Fame because his child, who is on the spectrum wouldn't be still.

Video of the altercation, which happened on Thursday was provided to 8 News Now.

Daniel Jimenez says his family was asked to leave the establishment because of his 7-year-old's behavior.

7-year-old Danny Jimenez (KLAS)

"The owner of the establishment approached me and asked me to tell my son who is on the spectrum to stop spinning," Jimenez told 8 News Now.

His son Danny is autistic and he says spinning is how he copes with his surroundings.

"I asked him to show me the rules and he said it's a private club and he can make up the rules," Jimenez added.

He goes on to tell 8 News Now that words were exchanged and in the short interaction, police were called. ... Read More