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Raiders look to bounce back from loss, to face Falcons Sunday at 10 a.m. on 8 News Now

LAS VEGAS (6-4) at ATLANTA (3-7)

Sunday, 10 a.m. CBS/8 News Now

OPENING LINE — Pick-em, now Raiders -3

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Raiders 7-3; Falcons 4-6


LAST MEETING — Falcons beat Raiders 35-28 on Sept. 18, 2016, in Oakland

LAST WEEK — Raiders lost to Chiefs 35-31; Falcons lost to Saints 24-9

AP PRO32 RANKING — Raiders No. 11, Falcons No. 27




FALCONS DEFENSE — OVERALL (29), RUSH (9), PASS (31)... Read More

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Police: 17-year-old dead, suspect arrested after shooting in southeast valley

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A 17-year-old is dead and a 26-year-old man is in custody following a shooting in the southeast valley.

The fatal shooting happened just before 10 p.m. Friday. Police received a report of a person shot at an apartment complex near Vegas Valley Drive and Nellis Boulevard.

Officers located a 17-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. They also located the suspect, 26-year-old Ellis Neal, at the scene and took him into custody.

According to police, the victim was visiting a relative who lives in the apartment complex and got into an argument with the relative’s roommate, Neal, which led to a fight outside the apartment.

During the fight, police say Neal pulled out a handgun and fired multiple rounds at the victim, striking him. The 17-year-old was transported to Sunrise Hospital and pronounced dead.

Neal was booked into the Clark County Detention Center for one count of open murder... Read More

Raiders getting at least 1 starter back from COVID list

The Las Vegas Raiders will get back at least one of the starting defensive players who missed last week’s game on the COVID-19 list.

Linebacker Cory Littleton is set to play on Sunday when the Raiders (6-4) visit the Atlanta Falcons (7-3). Defensive lineman Clelin Ferrell is also a possibility to play.

Littleton returned to practice this week after missing two games following a positive coronavirus test. Backup Nicholas Morrow played well in Littleton’s absence and should remain in the mix this week even with Littleton back.

“We are going to play all our linebackers” coach Jon Gruden said. “We’re going to play a lot of people on defense. We’re still looking for the right combination on all three levels and that’s a big part of the process here this week.”... Read More

NEW: Nevada reports nearly 3,000 COVID-19 cases, record-breaking streak for hospitalizations continues

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada reported its second-highest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases with 2,912 positive tests on Friday and continued its five-day record-breaking streak for hospitalizations, according to data released Saturday.

Nevada’s single-day COVID-19 case record was set Wednesday, with 3,159 positive tests reported on Tuesday.

Nevada is reporting 24 deaths, with 16 coming from Clark County. More than 60 percent of the COVID-19 cases reported Friday — 1,797 — are from the state’s most populous county.

There is now a total of 149,229 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 114,691 in Clark County.

More than 1,000 coronavirus cases have been reported in Nevada in 24 of the past 25 days.

For the fifth consecutive day Nevada broke its hospitalization case record -- reporting 1,460 confirmed/suspected hospitalized patients on Friday. The previous record — 1,456 — was reported just a day before... Read More

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Fremont Street Experience to honor Tony Hsieh with tribute Saturday night

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Fremont Street Experience and several downtown Las Vegas properties plan to honor Tony Hsieh, the former Zappos CEO, founder of DTP and downtown Las Vegas visionary, who passed away Friday at the age of 46.

The first tribute show will run at 8 p.m. Saturday, and again at the top of the hour until midnight on Fremont Street's Viva Vision video canopy. ... Read More

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

(AP) -- Black Friday online sales hit a new record this year as pandemic-wary Americans filled virtual carts instead of real ones.

Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the previous record of $7.4 billion in 2019.

The company expects Monday to be the largest online sales day in U.S. history, with estimated spending of between $10.8 billion and $12.7 billion.

One reason for the big numbers is that people are shopping online for things such as groceries and alcohol that they bought in stores before the pandemic, Adobe said. As for more traditional gifts, Hot Wheels cars, Lego sets, Apple AirPods, Samsung televisions and video games are among the biggest sellers... Read More

Sen. Jacky Rosen announces initiative highlighting Nevada small businesses

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Nevada Senator Jacky Rosen, a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, says her office will be launching an initiative to regularly highlight Nevada small businesses. The initiative was announced on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 28.

Nevadans can nominate small businesses, which will be highlighted in the monthly “Small Business Spotlight," beginning in January 2021. The nominations portal is open. Click HERE to nominate a local small business... Read More