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3 Officers Involved in Shooting at Summerlin Costco

LAS VEGAS -- Three Las Vegas police officers were involved in a shooting at a Costco near Charleston and Pavilion Center in northwest Las Vegas.

Police have released few details about the shooting, but say the suspect was shot by three officers while exiting the store, He died from his injuries. Friends and family members say the suspect is Erik Scott, a West Point graduate, and in his 30's. One friend said Scott was at Costco to pick up a prescription.

"The individual was shot -- its out in the open area right near the tire store. He was transported to UMC where he was pronounced dead at that point," said Metro Capt. Patrick Neville. "He had a weapon on him. I know the question is going to come up. The weapon is laying right out in front of the store. We also found another weapon when we transported him to the hospital."

DEVELOPING: 10,000 Customers Without Power in Summerlin

DEVELOPING --- NV Energy said 10,000 customers are without power in the area near Sahara and Hualapai in Summerlin. The outage was reported just before 11:00 PM, Saturday. The cause is not known. Crews are working to restore power, and it's not known when power will be restored.

More Businesses Moving to Downtown Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- The economy is tough, but some businesses are bucking the trend by expanding and relocating. And Downtown Las Vegas is getting a lot of attention.

After more than a year of searching for the perfect spot for her business, Michelle Dimauro, with Habit Design Studio, says she found it.

"Ever since we opened our business, we wanted to be in the Arts District," she said.

She isn't alone. Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman says now more than ever, businesses are showing interest in relocating and even expanding to the downtown corridor, including the Arts District. Mayor Goodman says the city has pulled out all the stops in an effort to attract businesses to the area.

"All we can do is make it business friendly. We've waived all of the liquor license fees for these small taverns. We're changing our zoning requirements -- not making it as difficult," he said.

Store Donating Millions to Schools

LAS VEGAS -- Every school across the nation can now vote to get half-a-million dollars. 

It's all thanks to Kohl's as the store celebrates the 10th anniversary of their Kohl's Cares Program.

The store is donating $10 million to 20 schools. The donation comes from the Kohl's Cares  merchandise program, which sells special merchandise, including plush toys and books and then donates 100% of the net profit to benefit children's health and education initiatives nationwide.

Each school that wins will get $500,000.  Now through September 3rd, those wanting to get their school in the running need to go to Kohl's Facebook page and explain why their school should get the donation and then vote for it. 

More Progress Made on Nevada Wildfires

LAS VEGAS  -- Firefighters in Nevada have contained one fire in the mountains northwest of Las Vegas and report good progress on another that burned more than a dozen buildings in a small ranching town.

The Bureau of Land Management says the fire that burned 600 acres and destroyed 15 buildings in Moapa was still 50 percent contained as of midday Monday.

But winds were calm and there were no visible flames. The fire broke out Thursday 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas and was sparked by a wood chipper.

Firefighters, meanwhile, contained the 20-acre Cathedral fire on Mount Charleston that was caused by an illegal campfire. A Forest Service spokeswoman says about 35 firefighters were continuing mop-up efforts and removing tree hazards. No serious injuries were reported in either blaze. 

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Medicaid Changes Cause Concern for Families

LAS VEGAS -- Hundreds of Las Vegas families may soon need to find new ways to get their loved ones to adult daycare. Facility operators say proposed changes in Medicaid rules are so restrictive, they may have to close their doors.

Adult daycare centers felt they dodged the bullet after February's special session in Carson City. Now, they say new rules to be enforced Wednesday by the State Medicaid Board will force hundreds of elderly and disabled Las Vegans to drop out of adult daycare, leaving their families with little help.

Eighty-four-year-old Madeline Romyn stays at her daughter Lynda's home. When she's not there, Madeline is at Nevada Adult Day Healthcare Center on So. Jones Rd. It's a haven for Madeline, who suffers from dementia.

"So, mom, how do you feel about your school?" asks Lynda Burns.

"I love my school," said Romyn.

Evacuated Order Lifted on Mt. Charleston

MT. CHARLESTON -- Residents of Mount Charleston can now go home. They were evacuated after a blaze burned in the Rainbow Canyon area off SR-157.

More than 250 firefighters were called on to battle the blaze northwest of Las Vegas. While crews are making progress in containing the fire, they are dealing with tough terrain conditions.

SLIDESHOW: Nevada Wildfires

Various state and local agencies are working on dousing the fire which has blackened more than 20 acres. The BLM says the fire was started Thursday morning by an illegal campfire. The fire is now about 50 percent contained and moving away from homes.

There will be a community meeting for Mt. Charleston residents tonight at 6 p.m. at Bilbray Elementary School.