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Police investigate apparent murder-suicide at apartment in Summerlin

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A couple is dead following an apparent murder-suicide that happened at an apartment complex in Summerlin.

Police received a call from a person out of state who said they hadn't heard from their parents in over a week.

Around 11 a.m. Saturday, officers arrived at the Falling Water Apartments, located near Town Center and Summerlin Parkway, to conduct a welfare check.

Police noticed an odor coming from the apartment and found two bodies, a male and female. Both were found with gunshot wounds to their heads.

Police described the female as a white woman in her mid-50s, but did not specify the age of the man.

Officials noted the woman had been dead "for at least a couple days" prior to the man killing himself. ... Read More

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NEW: Nevada hospitalizations drop below 500, test positivity rate now under 8%

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada's total number of hospitalized patients dropped below 500 as the test positivity rate fell under 8% Friday, data released Saturday shows.

The last time the state's hospitalization count was below 500 was on Oct. 22.

The state’s test positivity rate fell below 10% on Feb. 20 and has continued to drop since Jan. 14.

Nevada is reporting 459 new COVID-19 cases, with 349 from Clark County. The state’s total cases are now at 293,488. Clark County has a total of 226,469.

Daily case totals have dropped below 1,000 since Jan. 30.

Nevada reports 15 additional COVID-19-related deaths, with 14 deaths in Clark County. Nevada’s 14-day rolling average is now nine deaths per day.

There were 9,597 tests performed in the last day, according to the Department of Health and Human Services... Read More

Henderson Police investigate incident on Boulder Highway

HENDERSON, Nev. (KLAS) -- Henderson Police are investigating an incident involving two men on Boulder Highway.

Officers were asked to help assist with a medical/fire incident Saturday morning in the 400 block of North Boulder Highway, near Lake Mead Parkway.

Police say two men were "reported with possible medical episodes."

The scene is active and the public is asked to avoid the area while authorities investigate.

There is no further information available, according to the police department... Read More

Knights visit Ducks after Tuch's 2-goal game

Vegas Golden Knights (11-4-1, first in the West Division) vs. Anaheim Ducks (6-10-4, eighth in the West Division)

Anaheim, California; Saturday, 7 p.m. PST

BOTTOM LINE: Vegas visits the Anaheim Ducks after Alex Tuch scored two goals in the Golden Knights' 3-0 win over the Avalanche.

The Ducks are 6-10-4 against West Division teams. Anaheim is the last-ranked team in the NHL averaging just 5.2 points per game. Josh Mahura leads them with 2 total points.

The Golden Knights are 11-4-1 against the rest of their division. Vegas ranks 10th in the league recording 8.4 points per game, averaging 3.0 goals and 5.4 assists.

Anaheim took down Vegas 1-0 in the last meeting between these teams on Feb. 11.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jani Hakanpaa leads the Ducks with a plus-three in 20 games this season. Cam Fowler has six assists over the last 10 games for Anaheim... Read More

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Raiders release receiver Tyrell Williams

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders released receiver Tyrell Williams following two injury-plagued seasons with the team.

Williams initially signed a four-year, $44.3 million deal as a free agent to join the Raiders in 2019. He struggled with injuries to his feet his first season and then missed all last season with a torn labrum.

Williams had 42 catches for 651 yards and six touchdowns in 14 games for the Raiders in 2019. He caught a TD pass in his first five games that season but was hampered down the stretch by injuries to both feet.

The 29-year-old Williams spent his first four seasons with the Chargers. He has 197 catches for 3,181 yards and 23 touchdowns in 69 career games.

Las Vegas drafted Henry Ruggs III in the first round last year and Bryan Edwards in the third round and are hoping they will carry the load at receiver in 2021... Read More

Grill leads Rebels past Bulldogs 68-67

LAS VEGAS -- Caleb Grill posted 18 points as UNLV edged past Fresno State 68-67 on Friday night.

Bryce Hamilton had 13 points and seven rebounds for UNLV (11-12, 8-8 Mountain West Conference). Moses Wood added 10 points. Cheikh Mbacke Diong had three blocks.

Junior Ballard had 17 points for the Bulldogs (10-10, 8-10). Orlando Robinson added 15 points and five assists. Deon Stroud had 12 points.

The Runnin’ Rebels evened the season series against the Bulldogs. Fresno State defeated UNLV 67-64 on Wednesday... Read More

Congresswoman Susie Lee hosts 11 a.m. coronavirus telephone town hall

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Nevada Congresswoman Susie Lee will host a coronavirus telephone town hall for her constituents on Saturday, Feb. 27.

She will discuss the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package passed in the House, vaccine distribution, school reopening and unemployment benefits.

The town hall will begin at 11 a.m. You can listen it to it live by clicking here.

Rep. Lee will be joined by the following experts to answer questions and provide insight on information surrounding COVID-19 and available resources:... Read More