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Celine Dion's husband dies at age 73

The husband of recording superstar Celine Dion has died, according to CBC News in Canada.

Rene Angelil, 73, was suffering from throat cancer. According to the Clark County Coroner's Office, Angelil was at his home in Henderson, under that care of a physician when he died.

"We have determined Mr. Angelil's death was due to natural causes. No further investigation into his death is expected. Our condolences go out to Mr. Angelil's family and friends during this difficult time for them," said John Fudenberg, Clark County coroner in a tweet on Twitter.

Angelil was a famous music producer who managed Dion's career from the time he discovered her.

After taking a year off, Dion, 47, made her return to the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in August.

The singer took the yearlong hiatus to care for her husband, give her inflamed throat muscles a chance to heal and spend time with her three children.

Dion credits Angelil for her return to the stage... Read More

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Deadly crash closes W. Lake Mead Parkway

One person is dead following a motorcycle crash in the southeast part of the valley.

Henderson Police say the motorcycle collided with an SUV near Lake Mead Parkway and Industrial Park Road.

Police say the rider of the motorcycle was taken to Sunrise Hospital in critical condition and died a short time later. The driver of the SUV was not seriously hurt.

Eastbound Lake Mead is closed while police investigate.

8 News NOW will have more information as it becomes available.... Read More

Henderson Police investigate domestic situation, 1 person dead

A person is dead following a domestic situation near Whitney Ranch Drive and Plain Sight Avenue in Henderson.

According to Henderson Police, they received a call around 11:30 a.m. about a domestic incident taking place in the 900 block of Painted Pony Drive.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found the person dead. No other details were released.

Check back with 8 News NOW for updates on this developing story.... Read More

Powerball lottery numbers revealed

Powerball jackpot climbed to an estimated $500 million as more people across the country bought a ticket Wednesday for chance at the biggest prize in nearly a year.

The Powerball numbers are 47, 2, 63, 62, 11 -- the Powerball is 17.

For the complete list of all of the lottery numbers go here.

The jackpot ranks as the sixth largest offered in North America and the biggest since a $564.1 million Powerball prize shared by players from North Carolina, Texas and Puerto Rico last February.

A winner of Wednesday's jackpot could claim the pre-tax $500 million prize through an annuity over 29 years or in a single pre-tax payout of $306 million. Powerball is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico... Read More

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Powerball lottery numbers revealed

Powerball jackpot climbed to an estimated $500 million as more people across the country bought a ticket Wednesday for chance at the biggest prize in nearly a year.

The Powerball numbers are 47, 2, 63, 62, 11 -- the Powerball is 17.

For the complete list of all of the lottery numbers go here.

The jackpot ranks as the sixth largest offered in North America and the biggest since a $564.1 million Powerball prize shared by players from North Carolina, Texas and Puerto Rico last February.

A winner of Wednesday's jackpot could claim the pre-tax $500 million prize through an annuity over 29 years or in a single pre-tax payout of $306 million. Powerball is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico... Read More

I-Team: Will asbestos stall Henderson's annexation of Eldorado Valley?

To annex or not to annex is a question being considered by the City of Henderson as it studies a big plot of land in the Eldorado Valley.

City leaders say they have not formally started the annexation process, even though they've taken several steps in that direction.

Now, they have to consider a new issue -- asbestos.

"We want to be clear. We have not initiated the annexation process. We are talking with the developers about the potential to annex, but there are a lot of issues related to that," said Robert Herr, assistant director with Henderson Public Works.

Herr says the idea to annex the Eldorado Valley arose a few years ago when developers and landowners approached the city seeking annexation to build homes and businesses on the sprawling playa.

Herr says the city has been studying the proposal for many months. The city's negotiating a possible agreement with developers. Herr said Henderson has also hired consultants to study the issues... Read More

Rain, fog drapes Las Vegas valley

The gray, foggy skies that greeted Las Vegas valley residents Tuesday are expected to hang around for a while.

A series of storm systems pushing toward Nevada from the Pacific Ocean are causing low cloud cover and rainfall around the valley that will last until midnight. Another system is expected to move into the valley late Wednesday afternoon.

There is also a winter storm warning in effect for the mountains around Las Vegas until 4 a.m. Wednesday. Mount Charleston is expected to get 12 inches of snow with more snow the following night... Read More