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WEB EXTRA: Republican candidate for Senate and Former Miss Nevada Sharelle Mendenhall discusses her campaign

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A former Miss Nevada has thrown her hat into the ring for a U.S. Senate seat. Sharelle Mendenhall has announced her candidacy on the republican side for Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto's seat.

In this interview with the I-Team's Vanessa Murphy, Mendenhall discusses her campaign, immigration, why she supports former President Donald Trump and her thoughts on Miss Nevada 2021 being a transgender woman.

Mendenhall is facing off with Veteran Sam Brown of Reno for the republican nomination.

You can watch her full interview in the video player above.... Read More

WEB EXTRA: Republican candidate Carolina Serrano discusses her campaign for Rep. Steven Horsford's seat

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A challenger is making waves in Nevada's 4th congressional district. In this one-on-one interview, Politics Now Host John Langeler speaks with republican Carolina Serrano about her campaign for Rep. Steven Horsford's seat.

Serrano discusses her views on immigration, recovering from COVID-19, working on the Donald Trump campaign and taking political donations from Steve Wynn.

The UNLV graduate has raised about $50,000 for her campaign, so far. Her other republican opponent is Sam Peters.

You can watch her full interview in the video player above... Read More

Police: No shots fired at Circus Circus on Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A large police presence was felt at the Circus Circus Hotel and Casino after reports that a man was spotted with a gun Saturday evening.

Metro Police originally responded to the call of a man waving a gun around, but once on the scene, police found that there were no shots fired.

Later on, police discovered that the call was a false alarm. There was reportedly a fight at the property and someone yelled "gun" during the fight. No witnesses actually saw a gun.

Police are still on the scene, finishing up the investigation... Read More

Candlelight vigil planned for fallen NHP Trooper Micah May

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Injured Police Officers Fund is inviting the public to join together to remember a Nevada Highway Patrol officer killed in the line of duty.

NHP Trooper Micah May died on Thursday, two days after he was hit by a carjacking suspect that he was attempting to stop on I-15.

On Tuesday, the IPOF is hosting a candlelight vigil in his honor. It will be held at the Police Memorial Park (3250 Metro Academy Way in Las Vegas).

The vigil is set to begin at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. ... Read More

Procession held for fallen NHP Trooper Micah May

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Local law enforcement, friends and family came together for a procession on Saturday to honor fallen Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Micah May.

The 46-year-old trooper passed away Thursday at University Medical Center after being hit by a carjacking suspect that he was attempting to stop on I-15 earlier this week.

The procession started at UMC and continued to the Clark County Coroner's Office.

NHP announced the passing of the father and husband of two on Thursday, saying he was taken off life support... Read More

Two-alarm fire damages downtown Las Vegas apartment building, no injuries reported

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- No injuries were reported Saturday morning in a two-alarm fire at an apartment building near downtown Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue says the fire broke out at the Hidden Village Apartments, located near South Bruce Street and East Charleston Boulevard around 5:45 a.m.

The building was evacuated before crews knocked down the blaze that was coming from the second floor and attic.

Courtesy: Las Vegas Fire & Rescue

Fire investigators believe squatters were in the vacant apartment where the fire started.

A total of 60 firefighters with 25 pieces of equipment responded to the incident, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue.

The fire, which was extinguished in 30 minutes, caused about $50,000 in damages... Read More

Simple steps to boost immunity, as data shows higher transmission of COVID variant

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- There are new warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as COVID-19 cases jump nationwide. So, with a more transmissible virus, how can you try to boost your immunity?

The CDC says vaccinated Americans can transmit the Delta variant just as easily as those who are unvaccinated. It adds that the variant is more contagious than the common cold.

Data also shows that the vaccines work; 97% of those hospitalized with the virus are not vaccinated.

COVID-19 Delta variant

We have been hearing the same messages from health officials for a while now, which include urging everyone to get vaccinated and wear a mask. But there are additional steps you can take, such as exercising and taking supplements, to help protect yourself against COVID.

"I'm doing what I can to be proactive instead of reactive,” said Las Vegan Patrick Casale. “I don't want to get sick.”... Read More