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Skye Canyon hosts Chalk + Cheers

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — One community is ringing in the fall season with an outing next month. You can bring your family to join in on the fun at the Skye Canyon Chalk + Cheers art competition and festival.

The free event includes a live 3-D chalk art installation, music, food trucks, an art zone for kids and much more. There will also be a tent with a craft beer bar hosted by Big Dog’s Brewery.

This year’s theme is “Inspire-Be-Inspired,” and 45 artists will compete for top honors and prizes.

The event runs from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday, September 28. Click here for more information... Read More

Police shoot at dog while investigating possible shooting

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas Metropolitan police shot at a dog Wednesday morning while investigating a report of a two people armed with a handgun and shooting into a vacant building.

According to Metro, they received the report at 9:11 a.m. on a possible shooting in the 9600 block of West Tropicana Avenue, between Grand Canyon Drive and Fort Apache Road.

As the suspects ran from the area, police said, a dog that was with them charged at one of the officers. An officer fired a shot at the dog which ran off. Both suspects were taken into custody and the dog was also later found uninjured.

Police said the men were firing airsoft guns at the building. There is no word yet on what, if any, charges they will face... Read More

Ronaldo says 2018 ‘probably worst year’ of his life

LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Cristiano Ronaldo says the rape allegation against him was an attack on his honor and led to one of the worst years of his life.

Ronaldo was accused or raping a woman in Las Vegas more than 10 years ago but won’t face criminal charges after it was determined the investigation failed to show the claim could be proven at trial beyond a reasonable doubt.

Ronaldo has told Portuguese television TVI that “2018 was probably my worst year ever, personally speaking.”

He said that “when people question your honor, it hurts, it hurts a lot.”

The Juventus player did not directly talk about the 2009 accusation brought on by Kathryn Mayorga, an American who in a separate lawsuit says she was pressured to sign an agreement to keep quiet in exchange for $375,000.

The 34-year-old Ronaldo said he was not “comfortable speaking” about the case, “but when people attack your honor, it is difficult.”... Read More

Hottest day of the week

It’s day two of the heat warnings this week and they will continue through tomorrow. Highs will challenge record today with many valley neighborhoods rising into the very hot 110s! Stay cool and hydrated and out of the sun, if you can. Sherry’s #WeatherNOW forecast has some relief coming for the weekend, but it may not be enough... Read More

Officers identified in shooting of armed robbery suspect in Laughlin

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Two Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officers involved in the deadly shooting at a Laughlin casino on Monday have been identified.

According to Metro, the officers are Cory Mikkelson, 52, who has been employed with Metro since Aug. 1994 and John Susich, 42, who has been employed with Metro since March 2006. Both are assigned to the Special Weapons and Tactics Bureau (SWAT).

The shooting happened Monday afternoon after a nearly seven-hour standoff with a suspect who attempted to rob two casinos and fired a shot at a security guard.

According to Metro, the man was shot after he exited his car with his weapon drawn several hours later in the parking lot of the Aquarius hotel-casino.

Both officers will remain on administrative leave pending the outcome of a review of the shooting.

The suspect’s identity has not been released yet... Read More

Officers identified in shooting of armed robbery suspect in Laughlin

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Two Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officers involved in the deadly shooting at a Laughlin casino on Monday have been identified.

According to Metro, the officers are Cory Mikkelson, 52, who has been employed with Metro since Aug. 1994 and John Susich, 42, who has been employed with Metro since March 2006. Both are assigned to the Special Weapons and Tactics Bureau (SWAT).

The shooting happened Monday afternoon after a nearly seven-hour standoff with a suspect who attempted to rob two casinos and fired a shot at a security guard.

According to Metro, the man was shot after he exited his car with his weapon drawn several hours later in the parking lot of the Aquarius hotel-casino.

Both officers will remain on administrative leave pending the outcome of a review of the shooting.

The suspect’s identity has not been released yet... Read More

You’ve heard of losing your shirt. How ’bout a baseball player losing his pants!?

LOS ANGELES, CA ( KLAS ) – The 8NewsNow Good Day crew had a fun time talking about a crazy play in last night’s Los Angeles Dodgers baseball game.

As the Dodgers were beating up on the Toronto Blue Jays, L-A’s MVP candidate Cody Bellinger blasted a bases-clearing double. He was thrown out at third as he tried to stretch it into a triple. Also out: his fanny.

John, Sherry and Nate enjoyed the video clip, and we hope you do, too... Read More