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Statehouses, US Capitol brace for potentially violent week

(AP) -- The threat of extremist groups descending on statehouses across the country in demonstrations Sunday prompted some governors to roll out a massive show of force and ramp up security, less than two weeks after a mob overran the nation's Capitol.

Fencing, boarded-up windows and lines of police and National Guard troops have transformed statehouse grounds ahead of expected demonstrations leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday.

The stepped-up security measures were intended to safeguard seats of government from the type of violence that occurred at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, when a supporters of President Donald Trump swarmed the building while Congress was certifying the Electoral College vote... Read More

Knights host Coyotes after overtime win over Ducks

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Max Pacioretty scored 7 seconds into overtime to lead the Golden Knights to their second straight win over the Anaheim Ducks Saturday night. Marc-Andre Fleury started in net for the Knights and stopped 21 shots in the 2-1 (OT) victory.

William Karlsson scored his first goal of the season with 1:22 left in the third period. That tied the game at 1-1. The Knights also debuted their new gold alternative jerseys.

Arizona Coyotes (1-0-1, third in the West Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (2-0-0, first in the West Division)

Paradise, Nevada; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes visit Vegas after the Golden Knights defeated Anaheim 2-1 in overtime.

Vegas finished 39-24-8 overall and 15-6-2 in division games in the 2019-20 season. The Golden Knights averaged 3.2 goals and 5.0 assists per game last season... Read More

Powerball jackpot grows to $730M; Mega Millions to be $850M

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery players have another chance to win big next week since there were no winners of the top prize for both the Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots in their most recent drawings.

The Powerball jackpot grew to an estimated $730 million after no one matched all five numbers and the red ball in the drawing on Saturday night. If a lottery player strikes big in the next Powerball drawing on Wednesday, it would be the fifth-largest jackpot ever in the United States.

The winning numbers were 67, 20, 65, 14, 39, and the Powerball was 02.

No one beat the odds in Friday's Mega Millions drawing, so that jackpot grew to an estimated $850 million. That would be the third-largest jackpot ever if there's a winner of the top prize for the drawing on Tuesday... Read More

Pacioretty lifts Golden Knights past Ducks in OT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — William Karlsson tied the game with 1:22 left in regulation, and Max Pacioretty scored just 7 seconds into overtime to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 21 of the 22 shots he faced.

Max Comtois scored for Anaheim and John Gibson stopped 31 shots.

Vegas swept the two-game series... Read More

Nevada Business Advisors offer help with next round of stimulus funding

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Help is coming for local business owners who need help navigating the necessary paperwork when it comes to request stimulus package funding.

The Nevada Business Advisors are expanding its lender network by partnering with First Bank of the Lake — a community base lender in Missouri.

Nevada Business Advisors are now able to offer businesses in Nevada and throughout the U.S. an opportunity in applying for the second draw of the program before SBA portal opens to all banks and lenders.

Last time, businesses were not able to secure funding for a variety of reasons.

"Last year, what we found is a lot of the banks and lenders stopped staking applications because they were just overflooded and then you had some businesses that didn't have a banking relationship that were just not able to apply or were given wrong information,” said Monica Coburn — founder and CEO of Nevada Business Advisors... Read More

Man killed in stabbing near Sahara, Eastern

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro Police are investigating after a man was stabbed to death Friday night. It happened near the intersection of Sahara Avenue and Eastern Avenue just after 8 p.m.

Police responded to the scene and found a man unresponsive on the ground suffering from a stab wound. That man was taken to Sunrise Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Following an investigation, police found that the victim had been seen near a bus stop prior to the stabbing.

Detectives have not yet identified a suspect or motive.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone who has any information regarding this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or at www.crimestoppersofnv.com... Read More

Roseman University serves as vaccination site; officials hope to vaccinate 1K people per week

HENDERSON, Nev. (KLAS) — Students and staff from Roseman University are stepping up to help administer the COVID-19 vaccine.

On Saturday morning, 300 frontline healthcare workers and elderly community members received their first dose of the Moderna vaccine.

"It felt no different than my recent shingles and pneumonia shot that I got last year, no different than that,” said Jeanne Donadio.

Roseman University of Health Sciences is hoping to vaccinate more than 1,000 people per week. To accomplish this, they brought in faculty and staff, as well as student volunteers from the nursing and pharmacy programs.

"I just wanted to help,” said nursing student Charlotte Autrey. “I think that's part of being a nursing student is really wanting to help the community. So, when they gave the opportunity, I took it."... Read More