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Las Vegas woman attempts to poison man with bleach, police say

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A Las Vegas woman is accused of trying to poison a man by putting bleach in his sleeping pills, police said.

Wendy Najera, 26, faces a charge of poisoning or adulterating food, water or medicine, records show.

Police said they responded to a call on Thursday morning for a report of a person who had put bleach in another person’s medication.

The reporting person told police Najera had put the substance in his sleeping medication. The man took the medication and began to feel ill, police said.

The man was taken to the hospital with stomach pain, police said.

Police said they reviewed video, which they suspect shows Najera holding a blue bottom with a white top going into a bathroom. Police located a bottle of bleach in a cabinet, police said.

Najera denied the allegations when speaking to police.

The location of the incident was redacted in police documents... Read More

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Allegiant Stadium to host hiring event for Las Vegas Raiders gameday staff

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Allegiant Stadium will begin in-person recruitment to fill over 1,800 Las Vegas Raiders gameday staff positions on Sunday.

Open positions include roles in hospitality, food service, security, ticketing, customer service, and custodial. The positions would provide staffing during the eight Raiders home games and other sporting and entertainment events played at Allegiant.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old with a valid ID. Interviews will be held on-site upon completion of the application process.

Recruitment events will be held at the stadium from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 22 and Monday, May 23 to fill the new and part-time positions.

This is the first time the hiring event will be inside the stadium. The Raiderettes will also be in attendance, and giveaways will be held throughout the event... Read More

Are you paying the right amount for property taxes?

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- If you're a Nevada homeowner, the property tax abatement law limits how much your property taxes can increase yearly. The maximum annual increase is 3%.

The Clark County Assessor's office just finished mailing out Tax Cap Abatement notices. It's important to fill out the card or your tax rate could increase by nearly 8%.

You are entitled to a lower tax increase as long as your property is your primary residence. However, if you just bought a new home, the tax cap doesn't apply the first year because the base has to be set for your taxes... Read More

Breezy today, but bigger winds later in the week

A beautiful Tuesday with some southerly breezes this morning, turning northerly this afternoon. It will be another extra-warm day with highs in the upper 90s, so keep plenty of water with you and don't forget the sunscreen while you're in the hot sunshine. Sherry's most accurate #WeatherNOW forecast has a break in the heat coming before the weekend, but it comes with a lot of gusty winds again... Read More

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Soul of Motown honors the legends

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- If you're in the mood for some Motown, there's a show you might want to check out. You'll hear songs from Gladys Knight, Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, and more.

The Soul of Motown is performing four nights a week at the Westgate Resort.

"We like to call it more of a party atmosphere," said singer Brandon Godfrey. "It's more of our own interpretation of the songs."

"It's feel-good music. You can't sit in your seat with Motown music," singer Sean Steward Godfrey said... Read More

1 killed, 1 injured in North Las Vegas apartment shooting

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- One man is dead and another was injured in a shooting at an apartment complex in North Las Vegas.

The shooting occurred around midnight in the 2600 block of Deer Springs Way, near Losse Road.

According to North Las Vegas Police, a man in his 20s was transported to University Medical Center where he died. A second man was transported to Sunrise Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said, at this time, no information relating to a suspect is available.

The coroner will release the shooting victim's identity once the family has been notified.

Police urge anyone with information on the shooting to contact NLVPD at (702) 633-2133, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.... Read More

Biden calls Buffalo shooting 'domestic terrorism'

(NewsNation) — President Joe Biden spoke in Buffalo, New York, the Tuesday after a white supremacist targeted Black people at a supermarket, leaving 10 dead. Biden decried the act as "domestic terrorism."

At least 10 people were killed and multiple injured after a white gunman wearing military gear and livestreaming with a helmet camera entered a Tops Friendly Market with a rifle and opened fire, authorities said. Three more people were injured during the attack. Nearly all the victims were Black. ... Read More