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Woman needs van to continue volunteer work

One local woman hopes to get a new set of wheels so she can continue helping man's best friend. Kelly McMahon has a muscle weakening disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy. She travels from shelter to shelter to visit rescue dogs. Her friends say she needs a new mobility van.  More>>

Gr8 museum campaign recognizes National Atomic Testing Museum

8 News Now and our community pride partners are celebrating some of our community's museums. The National Atomic Testing Museum is one of them and right now its offering great deals for visitors. More>>

Las Vegas Foodie Fest

The Las Vegas Foodie Fest is kicking off this week at a new location. This year it's being held on the strip near the Luxor. 8 News Now Patranya Bhoolsuwan spoke with organizers and one of the food trucks taking part in this years event. More>>

Community supports family of toddler killed in accident

The toddler killed in an accident Thursday night near Lake Mead and Pecos has been identified as Stephanie Castrejon-Jimenez. The community gathered for a car wash to support her family and help with funeral costs. More>>

Officers use an unconventional method to spread safety message

Spreading the word about driver safety. Officers from across the valley teamed up with the Providence Homeowner Association,  to teach people safety tips when they get behind the wheel. Metro Police says accidents are down this year, that includes fatal crashes.  More>>

Environmentalist speaks out against Cliven Bundy

An environmental group is speaking out against rancher Cliven Bundy. They say they're disappointed over the Bureau of Land Management's decision to return his cattle, citing safety concerns. Rob Mrowska, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity, says the cows are ruining the land, making it difficult for the desert tortoise to survive on the area set aside for conservation. More>>

Advocates urge child supervision from parents

A two-year-old child's death is the 29-th traffic related fatality in Metro's jurisdiction this year. Safety advocates said supervision is crucial for drivers and parents in what is considered the 100 deadliest days of summer for children.


Street performers peeved over downtown bathroom ban


Street performers bring a lot of entertainment to the Fremont Street Experience, but some of their say they are being forced out of the area when it comes to taking a bathroom break. More>>

The Bundy 'militia': Who are they?


There are armed civilians guarding the Bundy ranch. They are camping out, remaining at their posts for hours, and away from their families in an effort to protect the cattle rancher. Who are these people and why this cause? More>>

Tense atmosphere turns celebratory at Bundy ranch


Unlike the tense atmosphere that prevailed last weekend at the Cliven Bundy ranch, this weekend started with a celebration. More>>

Local cheerleaders to compete in international competition

A group of Las Vegas cheerleaders are getting ready to compete at a world competition. Sports reporter Chris Maathuis spent some time with the Las Vegas Aces. More>>

Komen Exec. Director 'jumps' for the cure

Stephanie Kirby, the Executive Director of the Southern Nevada chapter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, took a "leap" of faith Friday afternoon -- all for a good cause. More>>

Girl, 2, wanders from home; struck, killed by car


A mobile home community is dealing with shock and sadness after a two-year-old was hit and killed in the middle of the street.  More>>

Family offers $10K reward in case of missing woman


The family of a missing woman, feared dead, is now offering a $10,000 reward. Irma Mkrtchyan hasn't been seen since Jan. 19, 2014. More>>

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