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2 People Hit by Car Outside Hard Rock

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say a woman is dead and a man critically injured after being struck by a suspected impaired driver outside the Hard Rock Hotel. Officers responded to the collision about 1 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses say the victims were walking on the sidewalk when they were struck. Their names haven't been released. Police…

Nevada DMV Makes it Easier to Change Gender on License

A doctor's approval is no longer required to change the listed gender on a driver's license or identification card at Nevada's Department of Motor Vehicles, which is working on adding a new option for those who don't identify as male or female. The previous policy added further costs and stress for trans and gender-nonconforming people,…

Weapons Found In Vehicle Man Used To Block Hoover Dam Bridge

Authorities in Arizona say two weapons were found inside the armor vehicle used to block a high span bridge on the Arizona-Nevada border. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says a rifle and handgun were found in the vehicle that Matthew P. Wright is accused of using to stop traffic Friday on the major highway…

Guests Rescued from Elevators at Circus-Circus

Fire department officials say crews had to rescue guests of a Las Vegas Strip casino-hotel after a power outage left them stuck in elevators. The Clark County Fire Department says crews responded to the Circus Circus casino-hotel after receiving a report of a power outage around 8:20 p.m. Friday. The department says crews got everyone…

Man Blocking Hoover Dam Now In Custody

A man who stopped traffic in a tactical-style vehicle on a high span bridge on the Arizona-Nevada border near the Hoover Dam was taken into custody Friday afternoon. Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Jason Buratczuk said the man was arrested after barricading himself in the vehicle on the bridge crossing the Colorado River for 90 minutes,…

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Honey Smacks Cereal

The Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling some of its Honey Smacks cereal after salmonella infected 73 people in 31 states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says most of the outbreaks were in California, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania. The recall affects 15.3-ounce packages with the UPS Code 3800039103 and 23-ounce packages with the UPS Code 3800014810. Both…

Not All Vape Flavors are Created Equal. K-Dawn's Dr. Daliah Explains

A study published by the American Heart Association found nine different E-cig flavors  to impair blood vessel function, which can impair heart health. Endothelial cells, which delicately line blood and lymph vessels, were found to become inflamed at low concentrations of some vapor flavors.  And at high concentrations of others, exibited cell death.  Nitric oxide production,…

Third Teen Arrested in Henderson Murder

A third teenager has been arrested in connection with the death of 17-year old Matthew Minkler in Henderson last week. The teen faces charges “along the lines” of destroying evidence and accessory to murder. His identity was not released because he is a minor. He joins 16 year old Jaiden Caruso and 17 year old…

Metro Police Looking for Missing 10 Year Old

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Missing Person Detail is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Zander Todd. Zander was last seen in the area of Desert Inn and Buffalo on June 14th, at 1900 hours. Zander was last seen wearing black and red shorts and a red "Flash" t-shirt. Anyone with any information…