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First responders hold mass casualty drill at Southern Hills Hospital

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- It's something no one wants to think about but something local emergency agencies have to prepare for a mass casualty event, similar to the 1 October shooting.

On Wednesday, several agencies across Clark County conducted a drill at Southern Hills Hospital, in the event something similar to a mass shooting could occur again.

Area hospitals prepared for mass casualty events

Minutes after the 2017 shooting, images of people driving themselves or bringing multiple victims in their cars to area hospitals could be seen.

Following the tragedy, medical and emergency responders added a similar scenario to their preparation drill... Read More

I-Team: Suspect in Dotty's murder did not have to pay bail, ordered to 'stay out of trouble' in recent arrest

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The man suspected of running over a Dotty’s manager, killing her as he was attempting to run from a robbery, was most recently released from prison in December and was due in court on other charges next month, documents reviewed by the 8 News Now I-Team indicate.

Police identified Samuel Schmid, 28, as the suspect in 60-year-old Alicia Gibellina’s murder on Wednesday. Gibellina, the casino’s manager, was killed on May 11 when she ran after Schmid, who stole a customer’s purse, police said.

As Schmid was driving off, he backed up, hit another car, and then ran over Gibellina, killing her... Read More

Henderson Fire to the rescue of baby quail

HENDERSON (KLAS) -- Local fire departments are called to action every day for much more than fires. Members of the Henderson Fire Department ran to the rescue of some small animals in need Tuesday.

A Facebook post from Henderson Fire shows firefighters rescuing two small quail chicks that fell into a storm drain near Gibson and Horizon Ridge... Read More

Former Team USA gymnastics coach who worked in Las Vegas accepts plea deal

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A former U.S. Gymnastics coach who worked in Las Vegas from 2009 to 2015 has accepted a plea deal on sexual assault allegations that span several years.

Terry Gray, who was indicted in 2019, agreed to a plea deal on March 1, pleading guilty to one count of attempted lewdness with a child under the age of 14, and one count of child abuse, neglect or endangerment with a child under the age of 18.

A court document indicates the crimes occurred between Feb. 2, 2009, and Dec. 31, 2015.

There were as many as 10 victims, identified in the document only by their initials.

Gray was suspended from his position with Team USA in 2019. Multiple investigations across several states followed, uncovering dozens of allegations of sexual assault involving Gray. Many of the victims were underage girls in his gymnastics programs... Read More

Las Vegas gears up for crowds, traffic ahead of 3-day EDC weekend

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Crews are putting the finishing touches on the Electric Daisy Carnival, or EDC, festival set to take place this weekend.

The three-day event starts Friday. The event brings in crowds of people and plenty of money.

The pandemic sparked a few changes for the festival in the past and delayed it last year. In 2022, however, it's back at its usual time.

The Las Vegas Motor Speedway is being transformed into a festival, and people are bracing for the crowds.

One Motel 6 at Speedway Boulevard has no rooms left.

EDC in Las Vegas (FILE)

"EDC is one of the events we look forward to," said Motel 6 General Manager Beau Desjardin. "We are completely sold out, 100% booked, and we plan to be that way over the weekend."

Over three days, 400 artists will take over 15 different stages. Some of the biggest DJs in EDM, like Tiesto and Dillon Francis, will be there... Read More

Chelsea FC, Club América match set for Las Vegas in July at Allegiant Stadium

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Chelsea FC and Club América will play in Las Vegas at Allegiant Stadium on Saturday, July 16.

Tickets to the match will go on sale Wednesday, May 25, at 10 a.m.

It will be the third game ever between Chelsea and Club América, all in the United States. Previous matches:

  • 2009: Chelsea defeated Club América 2-0 in Dallas with nearly 60,000 fans in attendance.
  • 2007: Chelsea defeated América 2-1 in Stanford, Calif., in front of nearly 50,000 fans

Former French national Florent Malouda scored a goal in each of the matches.

The announcement comes a day after fans found out that Real Madrid and Barcelona will play in Las Vegas this summer. More details on that match haven't been released... Read More

'Do you want to die today?' Accused rapist asks woman

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A Las Vegas man is facing numerous charges, including domestic violence and sexual assault, for allegedly breaking into a woman's home, hitting her with a gun, and asking her "do you want to die today?" according to his arrest report.

Toriano Malone, 19, was arrested on Friday, May 13, and is facing the following charges:

  • Assault Domestic Violence with use of Deadly Weapon
  • Domestic Battery with use of Deadly Weapon
  • Battery to Commit Sexual Assault with use of Deadly Weapon
  • Sexual Assualt with use of Deadly Weapon
  • Sexual Assault
  • Home Invasion with use of Deadly Weapon
  • Kidnapping, 1st Degree, with use of Deadly Weapon

The report doesn't detail the domestic relationship between Malone and the victim, but the victim told police on the night before Malone's arrest that he sexually assaulted her at his home while the two were in his bedroom watching TV... Read More