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Nye Co. Sheriff: Missing 12-year-old boy has been located

UPDATE: According to the Nye County Sheriff's office the missing 12-year-old boy has been located and is home safe.

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Nye County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help as they search for a missing 12-year-old boy.

Officials say Drake was last seen at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 30 at his home near Blagg and Calvada in Pahrump.

He is described as having shagging blonde hair, 4'11" and 80 lbs.

He was last seen wearing a Rick and Morty T-shirt and jeans with black backpack with neon green zippers. If you have any information that could help, immediately contact Nye County Sheriff's office at 751-7000 or email sheriff@co.nye.no.us... Read More

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Sisolak: Large events can admit attendees under 12 regardless of vaccination status

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- On Tuesday, Nov. 30, Governor Steve Sisolak signed an Emergency Directive, which allows event operators at large gatherings to admit attendees under the age of 12, regardless of vaccination status.

Nevadas aged 11 and under recently became authorized to receive the Pfizer vaccine.

Attendees who are aged 11 and under are not required to be vaccinated for large events and large conventions where attendance is 4,000 or greater.

However, masks are still required for the 11 and under age group, if they are unvaccinated.

Children under 12 who provide proof of full vaccination are not required to wear a mask during the event or convention... Read More

I-Team: 'We're here to uncover the facts:' Nevada Athletic Commission to investigate UNLV fraternity boxing death

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- How did a fraternity boxing match result in a UNLV student's death?

His family says they will hold the people who are responsible accountable. And today, we learned there will be an investigation by the Nevada Athletic Commission.

The I-Team broke this story five days ago and no leader from UNLV has agreed to an interview … not the president, and no one from the Board of Regents.

Stephen Cloobeck, chairman of the Nevada Athletic Commission, says there will be an investigation.

"With regard to the university having knowledge of this and accepting and allowing it, well, go speak with the university and the Board of Regents," Cloobeck said. "They've got a lot of explaining to do in my opinion. They cannot duck, hide, bob and weave on this."

The UNLV student who died, Nathan Valencia, participated for charity. He collapsed after his fight and died four days later from head injuries... Read More

Most popular pet names of 2021 revealed

(NEXSTAR) – Rover released its annual list of most popular pet names, and this year, the trends are pretty nerdy.

Rover, a company that pairs people with pet sitters and dog walkers, said it used its database of customers to assess which names are most popular. It also conducted a survey of 1,000 pet owners in the U.S. to collect even more data, the company said.

The company noted lots of trending names from streaming shows released over the past year, including Wanda (as in "WandaVision") and Daphne from Netflix's "Bridgerton." The trendiest name, with a 4,000% increase in popularity this year, was Grogu, a reference to "The Mandalorian."

Names inspired by cryptocurrency (like Doge and Bitcoin) were another trend in 2021, says Rover. Dogs named after Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are also becoming more popular. ... Read More

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Tiger sanctuary proposal near Las Vegas Strip set for discussion amid outcry from animal rescuers

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Magician Jay Owenhouse says he wants to rent a space owned by the World Buddhism Association Headquarters giving him the opportunity to bring his three tigers from Montana to Las Vegas for a 12-month magic show.

"It's a great show to compliment the other shows on the strip and bring an economic boost to that area," Owenshouse tells 8 News Now.

He says the tigers would work and live right on site near Sahara and Paradise.

"We wanted the on-site because that way they only have to work 30 feet to work they don't have to be tailored from other locations," says Owenhouse.

However, plans are very specific, which could include, two 900 square foot containment areas for the tigers, including an 11-foot barbed wire fence, along with 24-hour supervision.

If a tiger were to escape, police and the school district would need to be notified immediately. ... Read More

CCSD police arrest suspect accused of throwing boulders at moving vehicles

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Clark County School District Police Department happened to be at the right place at the right time after several cars were damaged in the east part of the valley.

Traffic officers were conducting enforcement near Liberty High School and Schorr Elementary when a passerby flagged them down after noticing a boulder had been through at their moving vehicle.

Once officers arrived they noticed several large boulders in the roadway and a person actively throwing boulders at vehicles.

Courtesy: CCSD Police

According to a CCSD police Facebook post, the suspect involved in throwing the boulders was booked on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon.

Police also say the suspect told them he was actively trying to slow people down.

If you have a traffic complaint you can send an email about the issue to CCSDPDTraffic@NV.CCSD.Net... Read More

Man killed at Summerlin restaurant involved in 2009 shooting, death of 9-year-old girl

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- 8 News Now has learned a man shot and killed inside a Summerlin restaurant last week, spent time in prison for his role in the murder of a local girl.

The Clark County Coroner's Office says 39-year-old Marcus Larry was shot multiple times inside a Teriyaki Madness restaurant on Tuesday, Nov. 23.

A complaint filed in Justice Court on September of 2009, accused Larry in a series of crimes including his affiliation with the criminal gang, the Hoodsmen Bloods and his role in the shooting and death of 9-year-old Savannah Bullins in North Las Vegas.

At the time, police said that Larry acted as the "lookout" for the other men he was with who targeted and shot at the girls father in his apartment. One of the bullets came through the apartment, striking and killing the girl. ... Read More