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Firefighters respond to smoke filling laundry facility

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Firefighters responded to a call of smoke in a laundry facility in North Las Vegas. A second alarm was called due to the massive size of the facility, which is located on Mayflower Avenue near Fifth and Cheyenne.

Employee Richard Judson sent us the video above. He says it shows the lint ducts on fire in the roof of the building.

Officials say the call came in around 4:30 p.m. At that time, approximately 100 employees were evacuated from the building. All of them were accounted for.

Firefighters on the scene spent an unknown amount of time looking for a fire source, but it’s unknown if there was one... Read More

CDC: Possible ‘community spread’ coronavirus case in Solano County

SOLANO COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) – The first U.S. case of the coronavirus with an unknown origin has been confirmed in Northern California, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.

The patient is resident of Solano County and is being treated in Sacramento County, according to health officials.

According to the CDC, the patient has not recently traveled to a foreign country and has not had any known contact with a confirmed case.

“At this time, the patient’s exposure is unknown,” the CDC said in a statement to KRON4. “It’s possible this could be an instance of community spread of COVID-19, which would be the first time this has happened in the United States.”

The CDC says it’s also possible that the patient may have been exposed to the virus by a returned traveler who was infected.

This case brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. to 15... Read More

LATEST: An interactive map of the Coronavirus

BEIJING (WLNS) – UPDATE (3:42 p.m.): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus which has now been detected in 37 locations internationally, including cases in the United States.

The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”), according to the CDC.

This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance... Read More

This Day in History: Elvis becomes Las Vegas headliner

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — February 26 was a huge day in history for the “Entertainment Capital of the World.” 51 years ago today, in 1969, Elvis Presley became a headliner at the International Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

The site late became the Hilton, and is now the Westgate. ... Read More

Meteor streaks across Arizona sky

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Early risers in Arizona were treated to a meteor streaking across the sky Wednesday. The meteor was seen to the north of Phoenix about 5:33 a.m.

was captured on video by meteorite hunter Robert Ward in Prescott, Arizona, and
posted on a webpage of the American Meteor Society.

was also captured by a video camera mounted on Phoenix City Hall pointed toward
the north... Read More

Local rink plans fundraiser for boy killed in crash while walking home from school

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The young boy killed after a truck hit him and his sister in front of their school is being honored this weekend. The community is coming together to hold a fundraiser through benefit hockey games for Alex Bush’s family.

The Las Vegas Ice Center, where 12-year-old Alex often played junior league hockey, is holding benefit games that will be held between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29.

It will be $20 for each player that would like to participate. Proceeds from the games, contests and raffle held during the event will all benefit the Bush family.

The center posted the event on their Facebook page. They say space is limited for the games, so attendees will need to RSVP to this email: tara@lasvegasice.com

Alex’s team members are wearing stickers to honor the goalie, who wore #29.

The Vegas Golden Knights are also preparing to honor the Bush family later this week. ... Read More

Photo of dog joining boy during timeout goes viral

NORWALK, Ohio (WJW) — A precious photo showing a dog joining his best buddy during a timeout has gone viral.

Jillian Smith, of Norwalk, Ohio told FOX 8 News, last month, her three-year-old son, Peyton, got into a fight with his five-year-old sister, Ryleigh. He had two choices: Go to his room or stand in timeout.

Peyton chose the timeout option.

Courtesy: Fox 8 News via Jillian Smith

Jillian said just a short time after Peyton was standing at the wall, the family’s English mastiff, Dash, joined him.

Jillian saw it happen and took a photo. She posted it on her Facebook page and the rest is history!... Read More