President Obama Departs California for Vegas - 8 News NOW

President Obama Departs California for Vegas

Posted: Updated:

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- President Barack Obama is heading to Nevada for a campaign rally featuring a free concert by pop singer Katy Perry at a park near downtown Las Vegas.

Obama embarked Wednesday on a whirlwind two-day tour to key battleground states starting in Davenport, Iowa, before heading to Denver and then to the Democratic campaign rally at Doolittle Park in the West Las Vegas neighborhood.

On Thursday, he heads to Florida, Virginia and Ohio.

Obama's appearance in Las Vegas will be his 10th this year in Nevada -- a swing state in the Nov. 6 presidential election.

Obama visited Desert Pines High School on October 1, and stayed a couple of nights at a Lake Las Vegas resort before his first debate with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

8NewsNOW.com will carry live streaming coverage of President Obama's visit. His speech will also be carried live on Channel 8. Programming will resume from where it left off.

 

  • Las Vegas NewsLas Vegas NewsMore>>

  • BREAKING NEWS: Flash flood warning issued for Mt. Charleston

    BREAKING NEWS: Flash flood warning issued for Mt. Charleston

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:23:32 GMT
    The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a flash flood warning for west central Clark County until 5 p.m. Thursday. At 2 p.m., weather service Doppler radar indicated flash flooding from a thunderstorm near the Kyle Canyon campground and Rainbow Canyon.More>>
    The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a flash flood warning for west central Clark County until 5 p.m. Thursday. At 2 p.m., weather service Doppler radar indicated flash flooding from a thunderstorm near the Kyle Canyon campground and Rainbow Canyon.
    More>>
  • Nevadan seeks to overturn 1976 murder conviction

    Nevadan seeks to overturn 1976 murder conviction

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:38:52 GMT
    DNA technology that wasn't available four decades ago will be front and center in a Reno courtroom where a 64-year-old woman is trying to overturn her murder conviction after spending more than 30 years in prison.More>>
    DNA technology that wasn't available four decades ago will be front and center in a Reno courtroom where a 64-year-old woman is trying to overturn her murder conviction after spending more than 30 years in prison.More>>
  • Motorcyclist crashes trying to evade police

    Motorcyclist crashes trying to evade police

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:29:17 GMT
    Police are investigating a motorcycle crash on Ravenhood Drive near Spring Valley Parkway and Rainbow Boulevard.More>>
    Police are investigating a motorcycle crash on Ravenhood Drive near Spring Valley Parkway and Rainbow Boulevard.More>>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KLAS. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.