Cristen Drummond, 8 News NOW

Cristen Drummond

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Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent:
  • 8 News NOW
Past:
  • WCBD
  • KLFY NEWS 10
  • WWLP-22News
  • News 4, WIVB-TV
  • TexomasHomepage
  • CBS 17

Recent articles by Cristen:

Memorial remembers man who died after being pushed off Las Vegas bus

A Las Vegas man who died after he was pushed off of a RTC bus is being memorialized with a plaque and tree. → Read More

CCSD hires more social workers, puts plan in place to address mental health issues

The Clark County School District pushed mental health to the forefront of important issues Thursday. It's one of the safety components Superintendent Dr. Jesus Jara wants to continue improving upon this year. → Read More

#ClearTheLists is helping teachers get much needed school supplies

A new viral social media campaign is helping teachers across the country -- including Las Vegas -- get supplies for their classroom. → Read More

Flood Zone designation lifted for neighborhoods by Las Vegas Wash

A neighborhood by the Las Vegas Wash will no longer need to worry about flooding during monsoon season. On Thursday, a flood zone designation that affects roughly 300 properties will be removed. → Read More

Jesus Jara to speak at 3 p.m. to clarify CCSD budget, dean positions

A news conference set for 3 p.m. today could clarify how the Clark County School District intends to resolve a $17 million budget deficit without eliminating 170 dean positions. → Read More

Rain falling in southeast Las Vegas valley

Heavy rain is falling in parts of the southeast valley, and some lightning has been reported. → Read More

New Las Vegas Stadium to host Pac-12 Football Championship Game in 2020, 2021

The Pac-12 Conference today announced that the 2020 and 2021 host site for the Pac-12 Football Championship Game will be in Las Vegas at the new home of the Raiders → Read More

Career Bound: Aviation students get scholarships

Three students from Fargo, North Dakota get ready to take off on their aviation career. They are the recipients of the Allegiant Careers in Aviation Scholarship. → Read More

Allegiant offers scholarships to future aviation professionals

As more and more pilots retire from aviation, experts anticipate a looming pilot shortage despite a growing demand in the industry. → Read More

CCSD files motion to lift temporary restraining order that stops district from eliminating dean positions

The ongoing lawsuit between the Clark County School District and the administrators union is heating up. Court documents show CCSD just filed a motion Monday to lift a temporary restraining order stopping the district from eliminating dean positions among other things. → Read More

Couple sues fertility clinic in embryo mixup that set off chain of events

A Southern California couple is suing a fertility clinic, claiming their embryo was mistakenly implanted in a New York woman, who gave birth to their son as well as a second boy belonging to another couple. → Read More

AT&T withholds content from subscribers rather than negotiate with broadcasters

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) (“Nexstar”) set the record straight Thursday with legislators, regulators, consumers and others related to ongoing negotiations between the parties on a distribution agreement that will allow AT&T to continue to offer Nexstar’s highly rated network and local community programming to its subscribers. → Read More

New traffic law will require moped, scooter riders to wear helmets come Oct. 1

There will be several changes coming to Nevada's traffic laws this fall. On Oct. 1, operators and passengers of mopeds and tri-mobiles will be required by law to wear a Department of Transportation certified helmet. → Read More

New home reports show neutral market; it benefits buyers and sellers

New home value reports are showing what's trending not only across the United States but also in Las Vegas. Some of the stats claim there was a slight drop in the market, while others say it's flat or steadily increasing. → Read More

‘Busing On The Lookout’ launches in Las Vegas; campaign aims to target human trafficking

A new campaign that targets human trafficking just rolled out on buses and transit shelters across the Las Vegas valley. The purpose is not only to educate riders but to also teach bus drivers and others in the transportation industry how to identify trafficking. → Read More

CCSD dean estimates he'll have $12K pay cut following elimination of 170 positions

A dean within the Clark County School District estimates that he will receive $12,00 pay cut should he decide to take Supt. Dr. Jesus Jara up on his offer and teach again. → Read More

Lawsuit says Gragson was in 'alcohol-fueled rage' prior to deadly crash

The son of former Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson is being sued for his role in a deadly car crash last month. Christopher Bentley is suing Scott Gragson. → Read More

CCSD Supt. Jara addresses decision to eliminate 170 dean positions; CCEA not objecting

Clark County School District Superintendent Dr. Jesus Jara is speaking out about his plan to cut 170 dean positions. The news came on the heels of the district's need to fill a nearly $20 million budget hole. → Read More

Artist, CiCi's Pizza employees unveil mural in honor of slain officers, Soldo and Beck

Metro Police officers and the employees of Cici's Pizza located on Nellis Boulevard near Stewart Avenue spent Friday remembering the officers killed in a vicious attack on June 8, 2014. Metro Pizza commissioned an artist to paint a memorial mural in honor of Slain Metro Officers Igor Soldo and Alyn Beck. → Read More

GASOLINE SCAM: Crooks use stolen credit cards to buy gas; fuel sold in neighborhoods

A warning from Metro Police: Beware of people who are using stolen credit cards to buy gasoline. Metro said after they purchase it, they store and sell the gas in valley neighborhoods. → Read More