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FIGHT OR FLIGHT: Toddler shows off baby boxing skills on scary Halloween decoration

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Fight or flight! It’s an instinct we all have when we feel frightened, but it’s not just an instinct for adults: Toddlers seem to have it too. Well, at least Charlie did.

The 3-year-old showed he had punches that could rival any boxing toddler when he was caught off guard and scared by an animatronic spider. The spider was part of a Halloween display at a store when it startled the little boy.

Charlie's from the streets, apparently…

Posted by Frank Frank on Sunday, October 13, 2019

The child’s father, Frank McCormick posted the video to Facebook.

The video starts with Charlie looking at the spider very inquisitively as he pet it before it jumped out, scaring him... Read More

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Los Rageous, rock and metal music festival, returns to the DLV Events Center

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Rageous, a local rock and metal music festival, announced Monday that it is returning to the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center for its third year, bringing with it several popular metal bands and a wrestling variety show.

Performances from bands and artists include Dead Girls Academy, Bring Me The Horizon, Taking Down, Rob Zombie, The Used, and more.

Get ready to RAGE! @LasRageous is this Friday & Saturday!

All ages event. Doors open @ 4:00pm. Get your single day or weekend tickets now at https://t.co/XKZeOUXPRQ pic.twitter.com/gTZX2oglgR... Read More

Ice Rink at the Cosmopolitan returns for the holidays

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is welcoming back an ice-cold favorite this holiday season.

Winter wonderland, Vegas-style. The Ice Rink at Boulevard Pool returns Wednesday, November 20: https://t.co/ZYnQ3JgY54 pic.twitter.com/wj1QRKx9nd

— The Cosmopolitan (@Cosmopolitan_LV) October 14, 2019

The resort and casino announced Monday that they will be transforming the Boulevard Pool into The Ice Rink for its eighth consecutive year.

Beginning on Wednesday, Nov. 20, visitors can skate along the 4,200 square foot rooftop of ice that overlooks the Las Vegas Strip. ... Read More

Nevada ‘Black Widow’ Margaret Rudin expected to be paroled on Dec. 15

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Margaret Rudin, the woman convicted of killing her millionaire husband in Las Vegas in 1994, will likely be released from prison in December. The parole board actions say she was granted parole, and it will be effective on Dec. 15, 2019. 

Last month Rudin appeared before the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners to discuss the her parole options. Rudin, now 76-years-old, was accused of shooting 64-year-old Ron Rudin in the head while he slept. She was extradited to Nevada in 1999 to face the charges. Rudin was found guilty of murder with a deadly weapon during a 10-week trial in 2001, making it the longest criminal trial in the history of Las Vegas.

The parole board said she is at low risk to re-offend after reviewing several factors that played out during her time in prison. She’s been in prison for 20 years. ... Read More

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CCSD volunteer coach arrested for alleged sexual misconduct with student

LAS VEGAS – A volunteer coach within the Clark County School District is off the job. The Clark County School District Police Department arrested 27-year-old Joshua Youngblood Monday on one count of kidnapping and one count of sexual misconduct with a student.

The arrest stems from an investigation that was initiated at Shadow Ridge High School in October 2019. Youngblood has been terminated as a volunteer coach as of today.

Youngblood had been a volunteer coach since May 2018... Read More

Body of a missing woman is found in the desert, 2 arrested in connection with her death

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro Police is investigating the murder of a woman, whose body was found Oct.8, in concrete and wooden structure in a desert area north of Las Vegas.

For days the victim’s family had tried to locate her and after not hearing back, reported her missing on May 31, 2019.

On July 18 detectives from the Missing Persons Unit received a tip from an anonymous caller and turned the focus of their investigation towards 45-year-old Christopher Prestipino, who they were informed had been involved in the victim’s disappearance.

Detectives learned that that the victim indeed had been held against her will and murdered inside Prestipino’s home.

It was also discovered that Prestipino did not act alone, investigators were led to Lisa Mort, 31, who knew what happened and also helped Prestipino. ... Read More

Raiders and Allegiant Stadium announce partnership with Southern California Casino

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Raiders and Allegiant Stadium announced Monday that they will be partnering with Southern California’s San Manuel Casino.

Making the announcement are Raiders President Marc Badain and San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Chairwoman Lynn Valbuena, along with San Manuel Band of Mission Indians CEO Loren Gill.

This is a developing story, please stand-by for further details. ... Read More