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Ozzy Osbourne cancels 2020 North American ‘No More Tours 2’ show dates to head overseas

LAS VEGAS — Ozzy Osbourne’s has canceled his 2020 North American “No More Tours 2,” dates, including the show at MGM Grand Garden Arena, which is scheduled for Friday, July 31.

The shows are being canceled to allow Osbourne to continue to recover from various health issues he has faced over the past year.

“I’m so thankful that everyone has been patient because I’ve had a shit year,” Osbourne said. “Unfortunately, I won’t be able to get to Switzerland for treatment until April, and the treatment takes six-eight weeks.

This decision was made to accommodate fans who’ve been holding tickets for rescheduled shows and have been asked to change plans, some multiple times. ... Read More

Nevada DMV holds statewide town halls on how to get a Real ID

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Many people know the deadline for the Real ID is Oct. 1, but what they don’t know is how to go about getting it. So, the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles wants to help.  

DMV Director Julie Butler said the first step is to check whether your driver’s license or ID card you have now has a gold star in the upper right corner. If it doesn’t, that means you don’t have a Real ID, and if you don’t have one, you may want to go to a town hall.

Next week, the Nevada DMV will hold town hall meetings at four DMV offices across the state to help residents learn about Real ID requirements for travelers. The town hall meeting in Las Vegas will be Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. at the West Flamingo office... Read More

MGM Resorts, 7Five Brewing Co. team up on exclusive beer

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — MGM Resorts International and 7Five Brewing Co. have partnered to create an exclusive beer, Showtime Blonde Ale, only on tap at MGM’s Las Vegas properties.

“We pride ourselves on working with local brands and MGM Resorts is a powerhouse in the Vegas community,” said Ryan Reaves, 7Five Brewing Co-Founder, and Vegas Golden Knights Forward.

The crisp ale will be available at select venues such as Moneyline at Park MGM, NoMad Bar at NoMad Las Vegas, Beerhaus at The Park and more.

“I’m excited to join forces as we debut Showtime to the thousands of beer enthusiasts and hockey fans that visit their resorts,” added Reaves.

MGM Resorts Corporate Mixologist Craig Schoettler said, “Ryan has quickly become a fan favorite in the Las Vegas community. Working with him and the 7Five Brewing Co. team is a natural fit for us as we expand our beverage collection with new and exclusive offerings.”... Read More

WANTED: Metro Police seek suspect in commercial robbery on the Strip

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro Police are investigating a commercial robbery that occurred in the 3000 block of South Las Vegas Boulevard on Jan. 1. Authorities say the man entered a business, recklessly handled merchandise and became irritated when a clerk asked him to be careful.

The suspect reportedly became agitated and struck the clerk with a blunt object multiple times. He then fled with several unpaid items.

Police released the following suspect description: ... Read More

Downtown Container Park celebrates Mardi Gras with park-wide ‘Fat Tuesday’ theme

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Downtown Container Park is in a Mardi Gras state of mind.

Beginning Friday, Feb. 21 and continuing through Tuesday, Feb. 25, merrymakers can indulge in small business deals, food and drink specials from the Downtown Las Vegas open-air shopping center & entertainment venue all week long in celebration of Mardi Gras.

Grab your friends and join us for 5 days of Mardi Gras specials at #ContainerPark! pic.twitter.com/XetgI9IyeH... Read More

Nev. State Democrats: More than 36,000 Democrats turn out during first 3 days of early voting

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — More than 36,000 Democrats turned out during the first three days of early voting, according to a tweet sent out by the Nevada State Democratic Party.

UPDATE: More than 36,000 Democrats turn out during first three days of early voting

On day three of early voting, 10,027 Nevada Democrats participated across 19 sites!

— NV Dems (@nvdems) February 18, 2020

The group said on day three of early voting, 10,027 people participated across 19 sites. Tuesday, Feb. 18, is the last day of early voting in the state.

The Nevada Caucus will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22. 8 News NOW will have live team coverage of the Nevada Caucus on air and online at 8NewsNOW.com

No other details were released... Read More

Coronavirus halts production for Las Vegas-based Gemini Jets, collectible model airplane company

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The world’s most popular brand of model airplanes has been impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus.

GeminiJets, the leading brand of collectible aviation models, is feeling the effects of the halt in work being done in China. The Las Vegas-based brand has announced there will be no new products in the foreseeable future.

GeminiJets and its parent company, Airliners Distributing Inc., are headquartered in Las Vegas, but their products are manufactured in China... Read More