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Anderson Sliva vs. GSP stare down in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS – Let the rumors of a possible match up begin. Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre, two of the biggest names in mixed martial arts met in Las Vegas this weekend. They held an brief stare down, then let the speculation fly.

The event was part of a promotion by Limitless owner Jas Mathur. A health, fitness and positive attitude web site. Mandy Rose from the WWE was also there for the event.

Silva and Pierre are two of the biggest names in the sport and there has been talk of a fight between them for years. ... Read More

Vegas man indicted in synagogue, LGBTQ bar attack plot case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man accused of assembling weapons to bomb and shoot people at a synagogue, a bar catering to LGBTQ customers or a fast-food restaurant has been indicted on a federal firearm charge.

Conor Climo’s appointed defense attorneys didn’t immediately respond Tuesday to messages about the indictment filed Sept. 11 in U.S. District Court in Nevada.

It accuses the 23-year-old Climo of possession of unregistered destructive devices found at his home following his arrest Aug. 8.

Court documents say Climo calls himself a white supremacist and communicated in encrypted internet chats with people about his hatred of Jewish people, homosexuals and African Americans.

He’s accused of sharing with an FBI informant detailed plans to attack a synagogue, and of sketching attacks on a downtown LGBTQ bar and a McDonald’s... Read More

Metro officer arrested following barricade Monday night

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Thirty-nine-year-old Metro officer Nathan Herlean was arrested after barricading himself in a residence Monday night.

Around 11 p.m., officers responded to reports of a possible suicidal person at a residence in the 1000 block of Sonora Hill Court. Officers contacted Herlean via telephone.

Metro SWAT and Crisis Negotiators responded to the situation after what officers believed was gunfire came from inside the home. Herlean eventually surrendered and was taken into custody.

The preliminary investigation revealed no evidence of a firearm being discharged.

Herlean, who’s been with Metro since 2009, was charged with resisting a public officer with a firearm. He was transported to Clark County Detention Center.

Metro said he was on administrative leave with pay due to misdemeanor charges from another district. ... Read More

Roommate dispute turns into barricade situation in Henderson

HENDERSON, Nev. (KLAS) — Police in Henderson are investigating a barricade situation near N. Major Avenue and Burkholder Boulevard. The call about a dispute between two roommates who live in the 800 block of N. Major Avenue came in around 12:10 p.m.

According to Henderson Police, one of the roommates used a deadly weapon to steal from the other roommate. So the police were called. Henderson PD responded, and the roommate who allegedly did the stealing refused to come out of the home.

Negotiators spoke with her and she eventually surrendered. No other details were released... Read More

Two-Minute Sports: Tuesday September 17

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Ron Futrell with the two minute sports for Tuesday Sept. 17, 2019. The Golden Knights continue their preseason with a game at Colorado tonight. The won their opener against the Arizona Coyotes.

The Las Vegas Aces of the WNBA have taken off on the road for the first round of the Playoffs. They play at Washington tonight. 5:30 start on ESPN2.

The Raiders travel to Minnesota on Sunday. Raiders are 7 and a half point underdogs. The Raiders will be on the road for 49 straight days after playing their first two weeks at home and splitting those games.

Also, check out the Kyle Busch interview from NASCAR on Sunday. It is linked to this page. ... Read More

Nevada tax department investigating integrity of cannabis lab testing

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — An investigation into the integrity of cannabis lab testing has been launched by the Nevada Department of Taxation following reports of marijuana that exceeded levels of mold and other contaminants.

On Monday, the department’s Marijuana Enforcement Division issued a health advisory stating that four lots of marijuana sold to consumers in July and August had failed secondary testing. That followed an announcement less than a month earlier that marijuana had failed testing.

Tuesday’s announcement of an investigation said, “In addition to investigating THC levels, as stated in yesterday’s notice, the Department will also be investigating the full list of contaminants listed in the most recent advisory notices.”

Besides mold, levels of yeast, aspergillus, coliforms and “bile tolerant gram-negative bacteria” were also noted in the failed tests. One of the tests showed yeast and mold at nearly five times the standards... Read More

Man arrested after threatening to shoot up Las Vegas hospitals

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A man, who identified himself as Nicholas Duran, was arrested days after he called Spring Valley Hospital threatening to shoot up the hospital because he was treated poorly. He also said other hospitals in the Valley were not safe.

The nurse who received the call said Duran told her he’d been treated poorly at several hospitals and would return to Vegas the following week, according to the arrest report. He said he would get a machine gun and that a lot of people were going to die when he came back.

Records revealed Duran’s last name was actually Encinias. He told police over the phone that that he had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and psychosis.

The report says he’s currently seeking help “because he does not want to have to hurt a lot of people” and “doesn’t want his six-year-old daughter to live with that for the rest of her life.” ... Read More