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Police looking for 3 suspects involved in April 27 robbery

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Las Vegas police need the public's help looking for three suspects involved in a robbery last week.

The incident happened on Tuesday, April 27, just after 1 p.m. at a business in the 6900 block of Westcliff Drive, near the intersection with Rainbow Boulevard. The address lists a bank, but police did not specify the type of business.

Police say three suspects ran up to an employee and forced him to give them money. The suspects grabbed it and ran in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of cash.

One of the suspects was armed with a weapon, according to the department.

The suspects were described by police as:... Read More

Palms Resort in Las Vegas sold for $650M to California tribe

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Palms in Las Vegas was sold to a California tribe in a $650 million cash deal.

Red Rock Resorts announced the agreement with San Manuel Gaming and Hospitality (San Manuel Band of Mission Indians) Tuesday. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals but is expected to be finalized later this year.

"Today represents an important step for the Tribe and its long-term economic diversification strategy,” said San Manuel Chairman Ken Ramirez. “On behalf of the Tribe, we are thankful for the opportunity to join a community that we have come to know and appreciate.”

The Palms, which has been closed for over a year, is located just west of I-15 near the Las Vegas Strip, and includes a casino, approximately 700 hotel rooms and suites, multiple casual and upscale dining options, meeting and convention space, a 2,500-seat theater, pool and spa, other amenities and Palms Place condominiums... Read More

Neighbors speak out after German Shepherd dies from stab wounds

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A Las Vegas dog that was stabbed several times last week has died, and neighbors are speaking out.

Metro Police say the attack happened on April 29 at one of the homes on Pavia Drive, near Charleston and Durango. Investigators say someone stabbed the dog, named Alexander, and a man who lives at the home. The suspect then ran off.

Neighbors say they cannot believe this happened so close to home.

Courtesy: The Animal Foundation

"To have somebody just go off on a dog like that is unbelievable," said neighbor Rolla Sanders.

A community shocked and saddened to hear about the death of a furry friend.

Sanders lives in the neighborhood and is an owner of two dogs.

"They're here to not only to protect us, but to love us," he said. "Maybe this guy, this German Shepherd, was just trying to protect his owner."

Sanders is still processing what happened... Read More

NLVPD investigating homicide near Carey, Las Vegas Boulevard

NORTH LAS VEGS (KLAS) -- North Las Vegas Police are investigating a homicide near Carey and Las Vegas Boulevard. Around 8:33 p.m., police responded to calls of an injured person in the 2300 block of North Daley Street.

When officers arrived, they found a male dead from an apparent shooting.

This is a developing situation. Please check back for updates. ... Read More

NEW: Nevada's test positivity remains at 5.7% for full week

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada’s COVID-19 test positivity rate remained at 5.7% for the seventh consecutive day as the state reported more than 800 new cases over the weekend.

The statewide rate is holding steady as vaccination efforts continue. It climbed above 5% on April 12, and had been steadily rising since April 3.

Nevada reports 801 new COVID-19 cases, most from Clark County (705) from the past weekend. Nevada’s total cases are now at 316,239. Clark County has a total of 244,647. It’s important to note that the state no longer updates the dashboard on the weekend, which may be why Monday and Tuesday reports show higher case and death totals.... Read More

Commissioners, local celebrities to encourage young adults to get vaccinated in #GetVaxxedNV livestream event

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Clark County commissioners and local celebrities will team up on Tuesday to encourage young adults in the community to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Clark County Commissioners Michael Naft and William McCurdy are partnering with The Space and Mark Shunock, host of VGK and Top Rank Boxing, for #GetVaxxedNV, a livestream event aiming to boost the COVID-19 vaccination rate among young people age 16 to 25... Read More

Legends in Concert, Prince tribute shows return to Tropicana showrooms

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Tropicana Las Vegas announced the return of two popular shows -- Legends in Concert and Purple Reign: The Prince Tribute -- beginning May 27.

The Monday announcement said both shows would run Thursday through Saturday, and tickets for Legends in Concert are now on sale... Read More