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Only On 8: Family calls for justice after 15-year-old boy run over, killed on skateboard

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The family of a 15-year-old boy run over and killed by a car last week spoke exclusively with 8 News Now Thursday to call for justice. 

"He just wanted to make everyone happy," Adalyn De La Torre said of her late brother, Anthony De La Torre. 

De La Torre died after police said he was run over by a car while riding his skateboard. 

His final act was the donation of his organs. An Honor Walk was held for him Thursday evening as he was wheeled into the operating room to have his organs removed.

"It's really difficult to come to terms," Anthony's maternal aunt Lydize Lopez said. "With my nephew never being here again." ... Read More

CCSD trustees remove 'gender' from district dress code policy

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Clark County School Board Trustees updated the district's dress code policy by removing "gender" from it.

On Thursday, the trustee members approved a notice of intent to amend regulation 5131, dress and appearance.

The change means there will now be one policy for all students.

CCSD says the updates cover modifications to the primary student dress code and standard student attire.

The regulation is expected to return to the CCSD school board in June for final approval.

A public meeting is expected to be held on Thursday, June 9, at 5 p.m. The meeting can be viewed at ccsd.net on the day of the meeting. ... Read More

'If I can't have you, no one can,' Las Vegas man accused of stabbing, trying to kill ex-girlfriend

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A Las Vegas man is facing several charges including attempted murder after he allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend and stabbed her in the stomach.

Michael Munoz-Andrade is accused of chasing his ex-girlfriend into a bathroom outside his friend's house and stabbing her twice, allegedly telling her, "if I can't have you, no one can."

According to police, Munoz-Andrade was visiting his friend's house on May 11 when his ex-girlfriend, who said she didn't know he was there, came by to borrow padlocks from the friend.

The victim pulled out a knife she had when she saw Munoz-Andrade at the house and ran to the bathroom in the backyard, and he chased her and forced the door open. He then grabbed the knife from her and stabbed her twice, according to a police report.

According to the report, he was heard yelling "I was going to kill her and shoot myself!"... Read More

51 fallen officers honored at southern Nevada law enforcement memorial service

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- In recognition of National Police Week, several law enforcement agencies gathered to pay tribute to local officers who have died in the line of duty Thursday.

51 officers were honored at the Southern Nevada Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony at Las Vegas City Hall.

Officers being honored come from agencies such as the FBI, Henderson Police Department, North Las Vegas Police Department, Union Pacific Railroad, Nye County Sheriff's Office, and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

This year, four new names were added to the memorial wall, including Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Micah David May, who died on July 29, 2021.

The other named added to the wall are:... Read More

  • Gerald Bear Smith, Pahrump Justice Court Baliff, who died on January 18, 2021.
  • LVMPD Officer Jason Swanger, who died on June 24, 2021.
  • LVMPD Lieutenant Erik Lloyd, who died on July 29, 2020.

Nye County Sheriff asks for help locating man wanted for homicide investigation questioning

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Nye County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide investigation.

Jeremy Darrel O'Brien was last reported to be wearing jeans with a blue shirt. He's described as 6 feet, 4 inches tall, weighting 190 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts should contact NCSO at 775-751-7000 extension 5 or by email at sheriff@co.nye.nv.us. You can remain anonymous... Read More

Nevada Gov. Sisolak formally ends COVID-19 state of emergency Friday

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Nevada Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a formal proclamation Thursday, ending the state's COVID-19 state of emergency effective Friday.

The emergency declaration, in place since March 2020, allowed the state to move resources during the pandemic.

“Today, we are turning the page on the State of Emergency caused by COVID-19 and are laser focused on ensuring our recovery from the public health, fiscal and economy crisis serves the needs of Nevada’s families,” the governor said in a statement. "I am proud of the way we came together as the Battle Born State to respond to this virus and to protect lives and livelihoods. COVID-19 is still with us, and we can all still take steps to protect ourselves from the virus, but now is the time to end this State of Emergency.”... Read More

How to report water waste in the Las Vegas valley: Hotlines and laws for cities and Clark County

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- You see it every day. Sprinklers watering streets, gutters flowing with runoff and people who just can't seem to get with the watering schedule if their life depended on it. What can you do about it?

Report it.

If the water cops don't know about waste, they won't be fighting it.

Here are the hotlines for each city:... Read More