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Fremont Street Experience to celebrate Hanukkah

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - The Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas will once again commemorate the beginning of Hanukkah with a Grand Menorah lighting.

The lighting will take place on Sunday, Nov. 28 beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Leading the lighting of the 20-foot tall Grand Menorah this year will be Rabbi Levi Harling and Rabbi Shea Harlig, both from Chabad of Southern Nevada.

 The menorah will remain on display throughout the Hanukkah season... Read More

Guilty verdicts reached in Ahmaud Arbery's slaying

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - All three men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery were convicted of murder Wednesday.

The jury reached its decision after more than 10 hours of deliberations following a trial in which prosecutors argued that the defendants provoked a confrontation with Arbery and defense attorneys said their clients were acting in self-defense.

Travis McMichael, the man who fatally shot Ahmaud Arbery, was convicted of murder Wednesday. The conviction carries a minimum sentence of life in prison.

Greg McMichael, the man who pursued Ahmaud Arbery with his son, has been convicted of murder.

William Roddie Bryan, who recorded the cellphone video that showed the killing of Ahmaud Arbery and sparked outrage when it surfaced two months later, was convicted of murder Wednesday... Read More

Henderson parks partially closed due to damage from vandalism

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Two Henderson parks will be partially closed to allow for repairs on equipment damaged by vandals.

According to Henderson Police, the playground at Avellino Park on Chaparral Road will be closed for the next three months while the equipment is repaired and the restrooms will be locked from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays. At Paradise Pointe Park on Archer Glen Avenue, the restrooms will be closed until further notice.

In a social post, Henderson Police said "unfortunately, as you can see from this photo, not everyone has manners."

Henderson Police will be increasing patrols at parks and as asking residents to report any suspicious or dangerous activity... Read More

UNLV Dean of Medicine talks COVID-19 on Good Day Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - We are now 20 months into the COVID-19 pandemic. And as people across the valley gather for Thanksgiving it's time to get a report card of where things stand.

UNLV Dean of Medicine Dr. Marc Kahn joined John Langeler on Good Day Las Vegas this morning to discuss the latest... Read More

Three holiday cocktails to celebrate the season

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Las Vegas mixologist Jennifer McKenzie showed Good Day Las Vegas Anchor Heather Mills how to make some fun holiday cocktails on Wednesday's show.

If you missed the segment, here are the recipes:

Caravan Negroni
1 oz Heering
1 oz Coit Caravan Gin
1 oz Campari
Orange peel for garnish

Heering Cola
2 oz Heering
4 oz Coca Cola
Squirt of lemon wedge
Lemon wedge for garnish

Perfect Serve
Pour ChocoVine over ice
Mint leaf for garnish... Read More

Police suspect driver who crashed into swimming pool was impaired

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A driver is suspected of impairment after crashing through a block wall and ending up in a south Las Vegas valley home's swimming pool.

According to Metro police, the crash was reported around 2 a.m. on Bermuda Road, between Pebble Road and Windmill Lane.

Police said the driver lost control of his Dodge Durango before crashing into the home's pool. The man was transported to the hospital with minor injuries... Read More

Walmart, Best Buy, other retailers will be closed on Thanksgiving Day

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Earlier this week, Target and Walmart were some of the major retailers that announced they will not open on Thanksgiving Day for early Black Friday Shopping. Instead, retailers are spreading the deals out over an extended period.

After closing its stores last year amid the pandemic and seeing good results with online shopping, Target decided to make the holiday closure permanent.

The following stores will be closed on Thanksgiving, according to The BlackFriday.com: ... Read More