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Pedestrian killed walking outside of crosswalk

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — An elderly woman was killed Friday night after walking outside of a marked crosswalk. It happened at Robindale Road and Jones Boulevard around 6 p.m.

Police say the 67-year-old pedestrian stepped into the roadway outside of the crosswalk when she was hit. Officials do not believe the driver was impaired. He did stay on the scene and cooperated with police.

Police say the woman was taken to UMC Trauna, but was pronounced dead a short time later. Police have not released the identity of the deceased... Read More

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‘Merry Impeachmas’ sign sparks controversy in Mountains Edge neighborhood

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A ‘Merry Impeachmas’ sign has sparked quite the controversy in a Mountains Edge neighborhood.

The sign has been up for five days. Since then, the homeowner says her house has been egged and a rock was thrown through her window. 

“It really was about expressing our political sort of beliefs but not in an obscene or hateful type of way. We thought this was just a fun way to do that,” Samantha said. ​​

On Wednesday, Samantha said someone egged her house. 

“I was very surprised at the number of people who said you asked for this, this is what you deserve,” she said. “Someone actually said I’m surprised no one has shot at your house yet.”

She’s still cleaning up the yolk and the egg shells from her driveway.

​”We may not agree but this is unacceptable.”​

On Friday morning, someone threw a rock through her window... Read More

Package thief taunts St. Paul victim with thank you note

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A package thief who made off with a woman’s delivery in St. Paul decided to leave something behind for the victim — a handwritten thank you note.

Homeowner Hilary Smith found the note on her porch one day this week after she got home from work. The note thanked her for the “opportunity of stealing” her package and was signed by the package’s “new owner.”

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It’s bad enough that we have to worry about people stealing our packages. But now their leaving thank you notes? Ugh. pic.twitter.com/5lFquc9OJ3... Read More

San Martin Christmas Village tradition celebrates its 13th year

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — In 2007, a grateful patient kick started what would become a beloved Christmas tradition at the Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican San Martin Campus. The Christmas Village is a 1,500-piece display that brings a dose of holiday cheer to patients and visitors alike.

George and Gail Tomao donated more than 1,000 holiday figurines from their family collection to the hospital to express their gratitude for the nurses who took care of George during his stay. Gail was a retired nurse who recognized the professionalism in those providing her husband’s care.

Since its inception, donors have helped grow the display, with over 200 new pieces added in the years following. The glowing masterpiece is set amid a blanket of snow and star-filled night sky.

The collection fills a three-tier platform located on the ground level of the hospital near the main elevators. ... Read More

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Celebrate ‘Holiday Magic’ at the Linq

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — If you’re looking for a taste of the Christmas spirit, head on down to the Linq where you can celebrate Holiday Magic on the promenade.

The Linq features several holiday attractions, like interactive Christmas trees. They allow you to plug your phone into the audio jack, play some music and watch the tree’s lights sync up to the beat.

The centerpiece is the stage show, with acrobatic feats, dance routines and even snow!

Also, the High Roller will feature holiday colors throughout the season... Read More

Pacioretty scores in OT, Golden Knights beat Stars 3-2

DALLAS (AP) — Max Pacioretty scored on a backhander 51 seconds into overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night.

Dallas’ Jamie Benn had tied it with 5:11 remaining in the third period. He worked a give-and-go, passing from behind the net to Tyler Seguin, then skating into the slot to deflect Seguin’s return pass past goalie Malcolm Subban.

Taylor Fedun put the Stars ahead 1-0 in the first period. The Golden Knights took a 2-1 lead in the second on goals by William Karlsson and Chandler Stephenson.

Subban made 28 saves for his first win in three career games against Dallas.

Ben Bishop stopped 28 shots for Dallas, which had won three in a row and 10 of 11 home games... Read More

Local family gets a surprise delivery in this year’s Home for the Holidays

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — For the 26th year, Walker Furniture’s Home for the Holidays delivered its first-round of surprise furniture to selected local families Friday morning.

The local furniture store started this holiday campaign in 1994 and every year since then has donated a house full of furniture to 35 local and deserving families in need.

The families are nominated by individuals who send letters to the selection committee.

One of the selected individuals this year is Lucille, a local woman who adopted her niece’s four children after their grandmother and primary caregiver died in a car accident in which they all were injured.

The four children range in ages 3 to 11-years-old and their Aunt Lucille adopted all of them after the accident since their biological mother could not care for them. ... Read More