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Infant, man critically hurt following crash on Boulder Highway

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- Metro police are investigating a critical crash involving an infant Saturday night.

Police responded to a call shortly after 8 p.m. to the intersection of Boulder Highway and Twain Avenue for a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

Police said that a man and woman, one of which was pushing a baby stroller occupied by a one-year-old infant, attempting to cross Boulder Highway when they were struck by a 2018 Newmar Bay Star Sport recreational vehicle and a 2017 Kia Optima.

The driver of the Kia failed to stop for the pedestrians who were crossing and collided with the stroller and one of the adults. The stroller overturned and ejected the infant onto the roadway. The male, 19, while lying on the road, was then struck by the Recreational Vehicle.

Police say the trio crossing Boulder Highway near Twain Avenue was in a marked crosswalk. ... Read More

Raiders and Broncos hope to end 2-game skids Sunday

DENVER (AP) — Denver Broncos star linebacker Von Miller still sees the Las Vegas Raiders as Jon Gruden's team even after their rival's iconic coach resigned in disgrace.

While acknowledging “how they call the game will definitely change because they have a new play caller,” Miller insisted, “what they do is what they do.”

“They’re not going to come out here and be an option team. They’re not just going to come out here and change their whole identity because Gruden’s gone," Miller argued. “They’re still going to do some of the things that they do well. We just don’t know when they will do it.

“To be honest, that’s really every week that we go out there," Miller added. "We really don’t know what the other team is going to present.”... Read More

Police investigating a serious crash involving a motorcyclist

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)--Metro police are investigating a serious crash Saturday evening.

The crash which involves a motorcycle and a vehicle, took place at South Decatur Boulevard & Nevso Drive, shortly before 8:00 p.m.

The motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries.

Traffic at Flamingo and Decatur is currently shut down.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.... Read More

Hundreds join in Walk to End Alzheimer's at Las Vegas Ballpark

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- More than 1100 people filled the Las Vegas Ballpark Saturday morning for the annual Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's.

The walk was hosted in person, with health and safety guidelines in place to ensure participants, staff, and volunteers remained safe.

The event raised close to $200,000 dollars which went towards care, support, and research.

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, six million Americans are living with the disease.

From 2000 to 2019, deaths from Alzheimer’s increased 145%... Read More

SafeNest, helping victims of domestic violence held 5K run

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- Southern Nevada's non-profit organization, SafeNest, held its 3rd Annual Run for Hope 5K run and 1-mile fun run/walk Saturday.

The event which is to celebrate, commemorate and honor victims, survivors, and families impacted by domestic violence, was held at Wayne Bunker Family Park this year.

This year's race was dedicated to pets and the emotional support they provide for survivors of domestic violence.

According to Safe Place for Pets, up to 65% of domestic violence victims are unable to leave their abuser because they are concerned about what will happen to their pets when they leave and 71% of victims report their pets are also being abused... Read More

'Tech Alley' holds monthly meetups showcasing ideas, business plans

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- You may think tech startups are only in Silicon Valley but Las Vegas has its own tech startup scene this weekend.

Southern Nevada has a budding community, with support from city leaders. Since May, the city of Las Vegas has helped create Tech Alley in the downtown Las Vegas Arts District.

Founder and CEO of PPills2Me, Leslie Asanga launched an app during the pandemic offering free prescription deliveries to help seniors and those immunocompromised across Southern Nevada get their medicine.

"You get on our app, you tell us where it's at, you tell us where you want it delivered," Asanga said.

Tech Alley CEO Joshua Leavitt says this conference-style meet-up that happens every third Saturday of the month could lead to some big business. ... Read More

Annual black Las Vegas food festival this weekend

LAS VEGAS (KLAS): The fourth annual Black Las Vegas Food Festival and Block Party kicking off in the valley this weekend.

The celebration of black culture will include food, retail, and information vendors along with a chance to break the Guinness World record for the Cha-Cha slide.

"As an event, it's a beautiful thing, fellowshipping everybody coming together as one, other different businesses coming together as one, you can't beat it, "Derek Perot, owner of Gourmet Soul.

The festival takes place in the Arts District in downtown Las Vegas at Casino Center and Colorado Avenue

The Black Las Vegas Food Festival goes on until Monday.

Last year, the festival had over 80 vendors at the event with 90% of those coming from small black-owned businesses.

For more information on the festival click HERE.... Read More