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Signs of heatstroke: What to do if you spot these 8 warnings

HOUSTON (KIAH) -- If you're getting outside in the heat, look out for signs and symptoms of heatstroke.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 600 people in the U.S. die from extreme heat each year -- more than any other weather event combined.

Extreme heat is considered to be summer temperatures that are higher and/or more humid than average, but the CDC says heat-related illnesses and deaths can be prevented.

The Mayo Clinic describes a heatstroke as "a condition caused by your body overheating, usually as a result of prolonged exposure to or physical exertion in high temperatures."... Read More

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Austin mass shooting: 13 hospitalized after attack on 6th Street

AUSTIN (KXAN) — At least 13 people were injured in a shooting in downtown Austin early Saturday morning.

During a briefing Saturday morning, Interim Police Chief Joseph Chacon said the shooting happened at 400 E. 6th Street, which is near Trinity Street. There are many bars in the area. The initial 911 call about shots fired came in at about 1:24 a.m.


‘Surreal’: 6th Street mass shooting witnesses describe the moment shots fired in downtown Austin

Chacon said 11 people are now receiving treatment at one hospital, while one victim went to a separate hospital and another received treatment at an emergency room. There are no deaths to report at this time.

Two of these patients are in critical condition, according to Chacon. ... Read More

Man killed in shooting near Carey, MLK

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — North Las Vegas Police say one person is dead following a shooting near Carey Avenue and M.L.K. Boulevard.

It happened in the 2000 block of Lawry Avenue on Friday night.

Police say the victim was a man, but have released no other details about the incident.

This is a developing story.... Read More

I-Team: Bay Area rapper ‘Sky Balla’ arrested on sexual assault charges in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The I-Team has learned a Bay Area rapper known as "Sky Balla" was arrested Friday night in Las Vegas. His real name is Skye Nathan Branklyn.

He faces five felony charges including sexual assault resulting in substantial bodily harm, battery with intent to commit sexual assault, and coercion, according to court records.

The I-Team has learned the 41-year-old man is also a registered sex offender in California.

Records reveal he was convicted of rape there in 2009 and released in 2013.

On Instagram, Branklyn has nearly 27,000 followers... Read More

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Loved ones hold vigil, demand justice for man hit and killed while riding moped

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A family demands justice after a devastating crash takes the life of a loved one.

Metro Police say 58-year-old Walter Anderson was hit and killed just before midnight on Saturday, June 5 by a suspected DUI driver going around three times the posted speed limit.

Family and friends gathered Friday night at the crash site, near Russell Rd. and Decatur Blvd., for a vigil, where they left a cross, as well as candles and flowers. As they hold on to his memory, they are also calling for justice.

Anderson's family says the 58-year-old was hit and killed while riding his moped home from work.

"My brother was a very, very hard worker," said Joan Anderson-Shelly, Anderson's sister.

Anderson's sisters -- grieving a man they call compassionate and kind. While they honor Anderson's life and legacy, they want the person allegedly responsible for his death to be held accountable... Read More

Tiny home trend: Why more homeowners are downsizing and taking their house on the road

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — If you are looking to downsize or add on to your house — all while cutting costs — a tiny home on wheels may be the answer for you.

Your average home or apartment has a living loom, bedroom, bathroom, which seem to be basic necessities for a home.

But what about if you can get just that without the extra space and half the cost.

"It’s like an apartment except a lot cheaper,” said tiny homeowner Jenna Hall. “I got a full bathroom, a kitchen and I absolutely love it.”

Hall is 21 years old and already owns her first tiny home.

Builders say it is the younger buyers like hall that are mostly taking part in this unique way of living.

"We are now bringing back the starter home — the one bedroom or studio home that can be lived in and bought at a very affordable price,” said Todd Bayer, co-founder of Back Porch Homes.

Tiny homes start at $60,000 depending on size... Read More

Lake Mead boaters react after Boulder Harbor ramp closed due to low water level

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — With Lake Mead's water level decreasing, officials have made the decision to shut down Boulder Harbor, one of their main boat launching ramps. Currently, the channel depth is about 2 and half feet deep which is considered too low to provide safe lake access.

Long time boaters feel like this is going to cause a major delay in the process, but know once they are out on the water, they need to take extra precaution.

"Getting through that channel, it' super low and narrow so you have to be super mindful," said boater, Sheldon Cooper.

"With the rocks popping up out of the water, you need to be cautious and take your time," added boater, Robert Ferguson. "The more they shut these ramps down, the more traffic there will be and the longer we will have to wait to launch a boat and get out there."... Read More