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Ken Jennings will be first guest host as Jeopardy! relaunches production

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Jeopardy! is resuming production next week with guest hosts that will start with an appearance by Ken Jennings, according to the show's executive producer.

A tweet from the quiz show stated "a series of interim guest hosts from the Jeopardy! family" will be reading the answers when it relaunches following the Nov. 8 death of Alex Trebek.

Earlier this year, Jennings claimed the title of Jeopardy!’s “Greatest of All Time.” He also holds the all-time records for most consecutive games won (74) and highest winnings in regular-season play ($2,520,700).

We will resume production on 11/30 with a series of interim guest hosts from the Jeopardy! family – starting with Ken Jennings. Additional guest hosts to be announced. pic.twitter.com/0MdGqnzp3R... Read More

County closing buildings for 3-week 'pause,' airport and UMC unaffected

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Clark County said it is closing most buildings on Tuesday as the "pause" ordered by Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak takes effect.

Sisolak spoke on Sunday to announce new adjustments -- short of an economic shutdown -- as COVID-19 infection rates soar across the state.

READ: Summary of the new state restrictionsDownload

Clark County's Monday announcement said building shutdowns would not affect McCarran International Airport, University Medical Center, county courts or the Marriage License Bureau.

Public meetings scheduled at the Clark County’s Government Center or other buildings will be canceled or moved to virtual formats... Read More

Deputy City Marshals ask public for help identifying burglary suspect

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Las Vegas Deputy City Marshals are requesting the public's assistance in identifying a suspect that allegedly stole credit cards from a vehicle parked at Lorenzi Park.

On Sept. 12, 2020, the suspect stole the credit cards from the vehicle and then used them at various stories to purchase more than $1,000 in prepaid gift cards.

Below are surveillance photos of the suspect:... Read More

Five Las Vegas valley businesses cited, fined for COVID-19 violations

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Five citations carrying penalties for Las Vegas valley businesses were announced by the Nevada Division of Industrial Relations (DIR) on Monday.

As Nevada OSHA adjusts its enforcement to reflect the three-week "pause" ordered by Gov. Steve Sisolak, the state said it would be paying closer attention to Carson City, Churchill, Washoe and Elko counties -- areas with the highest rate of cases per 100,000 population.

The citations and fines issued last week and announced today:... Read More

Police investigating barricade situation in northeast valley, portion of Lamb Boulevard closed

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Las Vegas police are investigating a barricade situation near Alexander Road and Lamb Boulevard in the northeast part of the valley.

LVMPD received a call just before 11 a.m. Monday about a domestic disturbance near the 4200 block of Tattersall Place.

Officers were able to locate the suspect and another person near Las Vegas and Lamb Boulevards. 

Both individuals, who are reportedly armed with knives, are refusing to follow officers commands, according to LVMPD. The incident is being considered "an open field barricade," and special tactic teams have been requested.  

Lamb Boulevard is currently closed from Alexander Road to Las Vegas Boulevard. Authorities are asking the public to avoid the area.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.... Read More

Smith Center cancels remaining shows in 2020/2021 Broadway series

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Smith Center has canceled the remaining shows in its 2020/2021 Broadway Las Vegas series and issued a statement.

"The Cher Show," "Tootsie," "Disney's Frozen," "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "My Fair Lady" have been canceled.

"My Fair Lady" had previously been rescheduled to July 2021, but it is now officially canceled.

In an email to season ticket holders, the Smith Center said purchases will roll over automatically into the next Broadway season, and seat locations will be honored... Read More

NEW: Nevada reports 2,000+ COVID-19 cases for third day in a row

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A day following Governor Sisolak's announcement to tighten restrictions and implement a "statewide pause" to mitigate the spread of the virus, Nevada reported its second-highest, single-day COVID-19 case increase with more than 2,000 reported for the third day in a row.

The state is reporting 2,339 positive COVID-19 tests and six deaths in the past 24 hours. Nearly two-thirds of those cases — 1,409 — are from Clark County... Read More