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North Las Vegas Police investigating deadly shooting near MLK, Carey

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — One person is dead after a shooting in North Las Vegas. It happened at a car wash in the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard, near the intersection with Carey Avenue at about 10:50 a.m. Sunday.

Once police arrived on the scene, they found a male victim who was shot in the head. The man was taken to the hospital where he later was pronounced dead.

Preliminary investigation has revelaed the suspect got away prior to the police arriving on scene. Officers are currently interviewing witnesses to find out what led up to the shooting.

Police do not believe this is a random act of violence.

Detectives will be on scene for the next few hours, so if you are driving in the area, be alert.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555. ... Read More

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NAS Pensacola opens after securing safety from bomb threat

UPDATE (4:37 PM) — The shelter in place is lifted and gates are open at NAS Pensacola.

UPDATE (4:00 PM) — As NAS Pensacola continues to secure the area, they ask everyone to remain sheltered in place.

UPDATE (1:28 PM) — NAS Pensacola remains secured as authorities monitor the area for any perceived threat.

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) -- NAS Pensacola announced on Facebook the base is currently secured due to a bomb threat. Both gate entrances are closed until further notice.

Those on base are ordered to shelter until further notice.

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Widespread support shown for 1 October victims, survivors, first responders in virtual Vegas Strong 5K

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Vegas Strong 5K race showed no lack of support this year, despite the pandemic.

As in past years, it honored the victims, survivors, families and first responders of the 1 October tragedy.

8 News Now's very own Sherry Swensk was the emcee and welcomed all the runner's to this year's virtual event.

"We had over 900 people sign up and so they all came on live this morning," Cynthia Ganey, the owner and race director of Jus Run said. "We've had people from 32 different states, and 200 people that registered are from out of state."... Read More

Grandma dubbed 'Zoom Karen' goes viral after interrupting virtual class to blast BLM, Obama

AUSTIN (KXAN) -- A TikTok video of a grandmother becoming enraged after hearing Black Lives Matter discussed in her grandchild's virtual Zoom class has gone viral.

The video posted by TikTok user @stayflyest, "Karen found in Zoom Class going off," appears to interrupt her grandchild's class to confront the teacher over "talking about BLM and all that stuff." ... Read More

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LIVE: President Trump to hold White House news briefing

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — President Trump is set to hold a news briefing at the White House Sunday.

The briefing comes one day after he nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court.

The topic of the news briefing is unknown at this time. The briefing will begin at 5 p.m. ET.

The president and the First Lady are scheduled to host a reception in honor of Gold Star families Sunday at 6 p.m. ET.

NewsNation will stream the briefing in the embedded player. ... Read More

WATCH: Funeral service held for Lesly Palacio

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The family of Lesly Palacio held a funeral service on Saturday to remember the 22-year-old woman. Due to the pandemic, the service was private.

Palacio's body was found near the Valley of Fire earlier this month, more than a week after she was reported missing.

Her friends and family are calling for justice and hope the two men wanted in connection to the case, Erick Michel Rangel-Ibarra and Jose Antonio Rangel, are found soon. This week, Metro Police said they believe both are now in Mexico.


Family and friends drive down Las Vegas Boulevard to call for justice in Lesly Palacio case

The family issued the following statement regarding the funeral:... Read More

Biden to Dems: Focus on health care, not court expansion

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wants voters to see Republicans’ push for a speedy Supreme Court confirmation as an end-run of Congress and the 2010 health care law.

In remarks on Sunday, the former vice president sidestepped any talk of expanding the court to counter conservative gains should he defeat President Donald Trump in November and Democrats regain a Senate majority. Biden called that scenario a distraction from the practical effects that Trump’s nominee, conservative federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett, could have if she succeeds the late liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

“They see an opportunity to overturn the Affordable Care Act on their way out the door,” Biden said, speaking near his Delaware home. “The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court right now, as I speak, to eliminate the entire Affordable Care Act.”... Read More