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Arizona motorcyclist dies after crash on SR 163

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada Department of Public Safety says a 71-year-old Arizona motorcyclist died after a crash on State Route 163 earlier this month. The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10.

The motorcyclist, Harry James Matthies, was traveling eastbound on SR 163, approaching Clark County Mile Marker 12 when he, for unknown reasons, drifted across the paved median and into a westbound lane in the path of a Honda Pilot.

Courtesy: Nevada Dept of Public Safety

The two vehicles collided head on, resulting in the death of Matthies. People in the Honda Pilot sustained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to the Western Arizona Regional Medical Center.

Courtesy: Nevada Dept of Public Safety

This incident marks the Nevada Highway Patrol, Southern Command’s 47th fatal crash, resulting in 49 fatalities for 2019... Read More

Study breaks down most popular Thanksgiving recipe by state

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Thanksgiving is when most Americans choose to throw caution to the wind and eat all of the comfort holiday food they want. But let’s be honest: There will be some foods devoured this Thanksgiving more than others because people always go for second and third helpings of their favorite dish.

House Method put together a list of different areas of the country and different states that have Thanksgiving recipes that are traditional to those areas or staples for their Thanksgiving meals. 

With the help of Google Trends — House Method was able to figure out the most popular Thanksgiving Day recipes in every state.

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Roasted turkey was the most-searched Thanksgiving recipe overall by count of states, winning nine in total. But in Nevada when it comes to the most searched Thanksgiving recipes, Yams, and Pumpkin Cheesecake reign supreme.  ... Read More

Inaccurate THC levels found in marijuana at certified lab

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Nevada Department of Taxation has issued a warning after it discovered “inaccurate and misleading” THC potency results at a marijuana testing facility in Northern Nevada.

The inaccurate THC levels were discovered during a routine inspection by the state at Certified Ag Labs in Sparks, Nevada.

According to the Department of Taxation, the marijuana may be labeled incorrectly and could have a different level of THC that what is listed on the product packaging.

The department warns marijuana users to take caution when using products tested by Certified Ag Labs. Marijuana users can also contact the dispensary where the product was purchased to see where it was tested.

The state issued warnings in August and September after higher than allowed levels of yeast and mold were found in marijuana products sold at some Las Vegas dispensaries... Read More

Suspect arrested for murder after being paid fake money for a drug deal

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — North Las Vegas Police say they arrested Michael Jerome Anderson Jr. for killing a man after a drug deal went bad on Oct. 17 in the area of Craig Road and Alexander Road.

Police say around 2:30 p.m., Anderson Jr. drove up next to a car traveling westbound on Alexander Road and shot at a person who was in the rear passenger seat. The driver pulled into a nearby Walmart parking lot and called police. The victim was then transported to UMC, where he was later pronounced dead.

On Nov. 7, Anderson Jr. was taken into custody and interviewed by North Las Vegas police.

According to the arrest report, Anderson Jr. admitted to shooting the victim.

NLV Police learned of the drug transaction through text messages where Anderson Jr. agreed to meet with the victim at the 7-11 on Craig Road to sell him an ounce of marijuana. ... Read More

WEB EXTRA: Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro discusses future of his campaign, appealing to Nevada voters

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro was in town Sunday for the Nevada Democratic Party’s “First in the West” event, highlighting the importance of the caucus in Nevada, which is just three months away... Read More

WEB EXTRA: Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg talks Nevada “first in the west” status, rising poll numbers

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg was in town Sunday for the Nevada Democratic Party’s “First in the West” event, highlighting the importance of the caucus in Nevada, which is just three months away... Read More

Chick-fil-A announces it will no longer donate to organizations that are anti-LGBTQ

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Chick-fil-A is making some major changes — but it’s not to its menu — it’s to its charitable foundation. The company has decided to end donations to two organizations that have been criticized for being anti-LGBTQ, according to CNN Business.... Read More