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Toys "R" Us Preparing for 88 Hours of Shopping

Toys "R" Us Preparing for 88 Hours of Shopping


Two Toys "R" Us stores are getting ready to stay open for 88 continuous hours this weekend.

The store in Henderson and the store in North Las Vegas will open their doors at 6 a.m. Friday and stay open through 10 p.m. Christmas Eve.

As part of the shopping event, the toy giant will be putting dozens of high-demand toys on sale Friday and Saturday. The stores will also be open for their buy online, pickup at the store program.

The Toys "R" Us Express and Outlet stores will be open during their regular hours.

I-Team: Local Bruce Scher Goodyear Stores Closing

I-Team: Local Bruce Scher Goodyear Stores Closing

LAS VEGAS -- All Las Vegas-area Bruce Scher Goodyear stores closed Monday. Major layoffs are expected as a result of the closures.

Vegasgoodyear.com, a website for the business, lists 13 southern Nevada locations. Customers are receiving calls this morning to pick up their cars. Employees were told to clear out their tools Monday morning after repairing the remaining cars.

"I left a competitor to come here and I've only been here for 6 months," store manager Karl Reiser said. "But to lose a job around the holidays is, it leaves you reeling. It leaves you upset, but we'll get through it."

Laid-off workers said they hoped Goodyear corporate will take over some of the stores.

New Tropical Smoothie Location Offers Contest for Kids


Tropical Smoothie Cafe will be opening a new location in North Las Vegas and is holding a contest exclusively for North Las Vegas schools.

Starting on opening day, which is December 17, through December 21, the North Las Vegas school with the most students to visit the new location at Craig Road and Commerce Street during that first week will get a $500 cash donation from the cafe. All students have to do is let the cashier know their school, when placing an order.

There will also be specials for everyone on opening day, including 99-cent smoothies all day through 11 p.m.  

Aliante Casino and Hotel Collecting Toys for Nellis Kids

Aliante Casino and Hotel Collecting Toys for Nellis Kids


There is just a few days left to donate toys to the children of Nellis Air Force Base.

Aliante Casino and Hotel is collecting toys for the children of the men and women serving our country at Nellis. The drive is accepting new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages.

They are also accepting donations of clothing, gift cards, and beauty products for teenagers.

Drop-off locations are located at the front desk and the Rewards Center. The toy drive will go through Friday.



Victim of NLV Homicide Identified

Neftali Felipe Rodriguez,

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The victim of a fatal shooting Sunday morning in North Las Vegas has been identified as 32-year-old Ricardo A. Mora of North Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Coroner's Office.

Neftali Felipe Rodriguez, Mora's cousin, is under arrest for allegedly shooting and killing Mora in North Las Vegas.

Police responded to a call of a shooting shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Terneza Avenue near Pecos Road and Tropical Parkway. Police discovered Mora with an apparent gunshot wound. He died a short time later.

Police later arrested Rodriguez. Rodriguez allegedly fled the scene following the shooting. He was located near Craig Road and I-15 shortly after 3 a.m. Sunday.

Rodriguez faces one count each of murder with a deadly weapon and carrying a concealed firearm.

Police Investigate School Bus Accident

Police Investigate School Bus Accident

LAS VEGAS - Metro Police and school district transportation officials are investigating an accident involving a school bus near Las Vegas Boulevard North and Cheyenne Avenue Monday morning.

According to the Clark County School District, the back of a bus came in contact with a child. The child was taken to a hospital as a precaution with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver is not being cited, the school district said.



NLV Police Find Vehicle in Stabbing Death

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) -- North Las Vegas police have found a vehicle they were looking for after a 47-year-old man was found with fatal stab wounds inside his North Las Vegas home.

It's a white 2006 Dodge Sprinter cargo van.

But police spokeswoman Chrissie Coon said Friday that investigators still don't know who they're looking for in the 3 a.m. Thursday attack at a home on Haddock Avenue. That's not far from North Las Vegas Boulevard and Carey Avenue.

The Clark County coroner hasn't made the dead man's name public.

Coon says it appears the slaying happened inside the house, and investigators haven't ruled out the possibility that there was more than one attacker.