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May 9, 2015 at 10:21 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Public health officials in Nevada haven't always been candid about possible risks.

Decades ago, people were told that fallout from above ground nuclear tests was not causing disease, and the state was slow to react to reports...
May 7, 2015 at 9:15 AM
BOULDER CITY, Nev. -- A controversial research project investigating possible health effects from natural asbestos was the hot topic this week at a national science conference in California. 

A paper written, in part, by two Nevada...
May 5, 2015 at 8:26 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Two UNLV professors say they were intimidated by state health officials who ordered them to keep quiet about evidence of a possible threat to public health.

The initial discovery was made almost five years ago.

A...
Apr 29, 2015 at 1:06 AM
LAS VEGAS -- The family of Tammy Meyers, a northwest valley mother who was gunned down earlier this year, spoke exclusively to the 8 News NOW I-Team about why the mother of four was out giving her daughter a driving lesson after 10 p.m. that...
Aug 6, 2014 at 6:54 PM
LAS VEGAS -- The booming Las Vegas nightclub scene helped to keep the town afloat during the economic downturn, but a two-headed lawsuit filed in both federal and state court has raised troubling allegations.
It targets the treatment of the...
Jan 21, 2014 at 12:14 PM
LAS VEGAS -- A man has grown up thinking he was stolen as a baby then reunited with his family years later, only to find out it isn't true.

Now, Paul Fronczak is searching for his birth family and the original missing baby.

And,...
Nov 6, 2013 at 9:30 AM
LAS VEGAS -- The push to track down an infant ripped from his mother's arms 49 years ago got some additional help Tuesday.

A new age-progressed picture of Paul Fronczak was created and released by the National Center for Missing and...
Apr 25, 2013 at 1:10 PM
(George Knapp's story on Paul Fronczak has received nationwide attention since it first aired on 8 News NOW in April.)

LAS VEGAS -- A tragic mystery that began in Chicago 49 years ago has latched onto a local family and won't let...
Apr 15, 2013 at 6:06 PM
BOULDER CITY, Nev. -- Boulder City Police Chief Tom Finn was fired Monday morning shortly after arriving at work.  

"I was fired. I got an option to resign. I turned it down. The other option was termination," Finn said.

Finn has...
Jan 24, 2013 at 7:34 AM
LAS VEGAS – KLAS-TV has been honored with the 2013 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award for the in-depth news series "Desert Underwater."

This unprecedented investigative series covered the brutal housing and foreclosure crisis in Las Vegas and...
Jan 16, 2013 at 4:00 PM
NORTH LAS VEGAS -- NASA made a formal announcement Wednesday concerning a multi-million dollar deal reached with Bigelow Aerospace located in North Las Vegas.

The space agency will spend more than $17 million to purchase an expandable...
Oct 31, 2012 at 3:34 PM
LAS VEGAS -- A controversial family court judge has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of defrauding people of more than $3 million over a 10-year period.

Clark County Family Court Judge Steven Jones, a 20-year member of the...
Sep 4, 2012 at 2:02 PM
(This story was originally posted Sept. 3, 2007.)

Twenty years ago, Channel 8 viewers and the whole community were shocked and saddened to hear that journalist Ned Day had died while vacationing in Hawaii.

The muckraking reporter...
Nov 22, 2011 at 4:11 PM

To mark the 48th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the Clark County Library on East Flamingo will be holding an evening with an expert in the assassination.
The event starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday and features John...
Aug 17, 2011 at 5:44 PM

LAS VEGAS -- Opponents of a development on Blue Diamond Hill near Red Rock Canyon lost their latest attempt to block a controversial project. Clark County Commissioners voted 5 to 2 to allow developer Jim Rhodes to move forward with plans to...

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