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Metro police investigating fatal crash on Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas Metropolitan Police is investigating a fatal crash involving one vehicle on the Las Vegas Strip.

LVMPD says it happened at the intersection of South Las Vegas Boulevard and Sands Avenue just before 9 a.m. Monday morning.

There is limited information at this time, but police say one person is confirmed dead.

So far, there is no word of road closures.

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First Friday to go virtual again on August 7

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The First Friday Foundation, a non-profit organization, announced Monday that First Friday will be held virtually again on August 7. The event has been held virtually for the past few months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

First Friday will again be going live from various places in the Arts District. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, August 7.

Those wanting to participate can check Instagram TV for pre-recorded messages and activities from the Las Vegas community throughout the night.

Key elements for the August event include:... Read More

Special Olympics to hold first-ever ‘Flame of Hope’ virtual run, fundraiser

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Coronavirus isn’t going to stop the Special Olympics Nevada from holding its annual “Flame of Hope” run which usually involves 500 law enforcement officers. But for the first time there will also be a virtual run.

Officers from dozens of agencies around the state take part every year — along with some Special Olympic athletes — to carry the Flame of Hope torch from Boulder City to Reno, passing the torch along at pit stops. ... Read More

Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — Putting your child on the bus for the first day of school is always a leap of faith for a parent. Now, on top of the usual worries about youngsters adjusting to new teachers and classmates, there’s COVID-19.

Rachel Adamus was feeling those emotions at sunrise Monday as she got 7-year-old Paul ready for his first day of second grade and 5-year-old Neva ready for the start of kindergarten.

With a new school year beginning this week in some states, Adamus is struggling to balance her fears with her belief that her children need the socialization and instruction that school provides. The death toll in the U.S. from the coronavirus has reached about 155,000, and cases are rising in numerous states... Read More

Downtown Summerlin announces 11 new stores, restaurants

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) Downtown Summerlin is growing its list of stores and restaurants with the addition of nearly a dozen more. The 11 new offerings, which are either open or opening soon, account for nearly 35,000 square feet of retail and dining space, the outdoor development shared in a news release Monday.

The new brands at Downtown Summerlin include:... Read More

Golden Knights’ Fleury and Stone star in new Apple iPhone ad

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Two star Vegas Golden Knights players are featured in a new Apple iPhone advertisement.

You may have seen it over the weekend during NHL games.

Marc-Andre Fleury and Mark Stone teamed up with Apple Canada for a commercial about the company’s iPhone 11 Pro.

The 30-second ad was shot entirely on the latest iPhone product.

It was filmed before the pandemic, but still has a socially-distanced-feel.

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Trump calls Nevada’s vote on mail-in election an ‘Illegal late night coup’

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — President Donald Trump is lashing out on Twitter against Nevada lawmakers and Governor Steve Sisolak after a voter rights bill passed during the special session over the weekend.

Trump said the bill is a move to “steal” the state away from the Republicans in the November election.

The bill would allow for a mail-in ballots to be sent to all active voters and is expected to be signed into law Monday.

In an illegal late night coup, Nevada’s clubhouse Governor made it impossible for Republicans to win the state. Post Office could never handle the Traffic of Mail-In Votes without preparation. Using Covid to steal the state. See you in Court! https://t.co/cNSPINgCY7... Read More