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Metro investigates sexual assault at Wayne Bunker Family Park

Metro Police are investigating reports of a sexual assault near N. Tenaya Way and W. Alexander Road. According to police, it happened at Wayne Bunker Family Park.

The entire park is closed while police investigate. Police did not release any details about the suspect or the victim.

This is a developing story. 8 News NOW has a crew on the way to the scene... Read More

AmazonFresh launches in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — AmazonFresh is now available in the Las Vegas area. Amazon launched the service locally Thursday. If offers customers same-day delivery.

You can get a variety of things delivered to you within one to two hours. Prime members can buy everything from fresh produce, meat, household items and best-selling items including electronics, toys and health care products.

Prime members can join AmazonFresh for $15 more a month. Delivery is free on all orders over $35. It does cost $7.99 extra if you want items delivered to your doorstep within the hour... Read More

MGM sues insurance company, case related to Las Vegas mass shooting

MGM Resorts is suing it’s insurance provider over a dispute on 1 October litigation.

In the lawsuit, MGM accuses it’s provider Zurich of a contract breach and claims it’s not being repaid by Zurich around $1 million in legal costs.

The company recently told federal regulators it could pay $800 million to settle 1 October liability lawsuits.

MGM says this dispute is not connected to any potential settlements. Zurich insurance has not responded to a request for comment... Read More

New KFC Cheetos sandwich coming to Las Vegas on July 1

You’ve probably had a chicken sandwich before, you’ve probably had a bag of Cheetos, but ask yourself – are you ready for them to Dragonball-style fuse? That’s right, KFC has officially announced their new Cheetos sandwich.

The sandwich features a fried chicken breast coated in spicy sauce, perched on top of a bed of Cheetos, and what appears to be a smooth layer of mayo.

Special announcement: I am finger lickin’ thrilled to bring the KFC Cheetos Sandwich to KFC locations nationwide on July 1. pic.twitter.com/ENL0F8aKDC

— KFC (@kfc) June 20, 2019

The sandwich will be available nationwide on July 1. ... Read More

Traffic Safety Forum examines ways to protect drivers, prevent deadly wrecks

Late spring, early summer is a time when more people are killed on the roads. AAA calls it the 100 deadliest days of summer. On Thursday, valley transportation authorities held a Traffic Safety Forum at UNLV to discuss ways to keep La Vegas valley drivers and roads safe.

It turns out in the valley, the amount of traffic-related fatalities is alarming, and the numbers continue to rise. Officials say there are more than 300 traffic fatalities a year.

For traffic safety officials the data points aren’t just numbers: They represent countless families and friends that are losing loved ones from careless drivers.

The Clark County Safety Forum was attended by law enforcement, engineers, EMS staff, and educators. All were asking ‘what is being done’ and ‘what more can be done’ to improve road safety... Read More

New Kyle Canyon exit at US95

The Nevada Dept of Transportation held a ceremony Thursday (062019) to mark another milestone in the $78-million widening of the freeway between Ann Road and Kyle Canyon. Nathan Tannenbaum reports.

Drivers on US95 in the far northwest valley are well aware of all the construction work that’s been going on for more than a year in this area: the cones, the detours, and the delays.

Representatives from the NDOT, Regional Flood Control District, US Forest Service (even Smokey Bear) were on hand to mark the occasion.

Sue Klekar, from the Nevada office of the Federal Highway Administration, said the entire area will eventually be part of Interstate 11, connecting Phoenix to Las Vegas – as well as Reno and Carson City.

The new interchange will help handle the ongoing growth in the area, with number of cars there expected to double in the next couple of decades.

New exit to Kyle Canyon from US95 in the far northwest valley... Read More

Alleged burglar arrested following shooting of Henderson homeowner

A man accused of shooting a Henderson homeowner was taken into custody Thursday afternoon. According to police, on Wednesday, the victim was shot by the alleged intruder when he walked in on him burglarizing his home.

The home is located in the 100 block of Ivy Street near E. Lake Mead Parkway and Burkholder Boulevard. The homeowner was taken to the hospital and treated for his injuries. His condition is unknown.

Henderson Police didn’t release any information about where the suspect was arrested. ... Read More