Cristen Drummond, 8 News NOW

Cristen Drummond

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Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Cristen:

Hard Rock Cafe will be demolished after 29 years in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas will continue its "Farewell Tour" with the demolition of the Hard Rock Café on Monday. → Read More

Wrong-way drivers spark concern across Las Vegas valley

Troopers say a wrong way driver caused two separate crashes and shut down the I-15 for hours Thursday morning. The woman was driving south in the northbound lanes of I-15 and the crashes started near Cheyenne. → Read More

Homeless ordinance could have huge impact on teens on the streets

There is no age limit on the new rule. That means it applies to homeless teens as well. Homeless youth roam the streets of Las Vegas. Some choosing to spend their nights outside instead of a shelter. → Read More

Local cigar shop owner talks concerns over new tax coming January

Businesses that sell tobacco in Nevada are facing a different tax in January: they'll have to pay wholesale tax for certain products up front. → Read More

Henderson hosts ceremony to honor vets ahead of Veterans Day

The City of Henderson hosted a special ceremony to acknowledge veterans’ contributions to our freedom Saturday. It’s an event recognizing veterans sacrifice and service to the United States of America. → Read More

Recent changes on the Strip are part of an evolving Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas is once again seeing a wave of changes in the city and all of these are part of the continued growth of the Valley. → Read More

UNLV’s unique crime class gives students real-world experience

A unique class at UNLV simulates crime scenes to give students real-world experience. The program is relatively new and aims to build confidence and introduce potential career choices. → Read More

First cannabis tasting room in Nevada opens

Nevada's first cannabis tasting room is officially open. It's located inside the NUWU Cannabis Marketplace on tribal land near Main and Washington. It may pave the way for pot lounges in the state. → Read More

CCSD students participate in global climate change protest

Some Clark County School District students joined hundreds and thousands of people across the globe who took to the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change. → Read More

WEB EXTRA: UNLV professor talks about Area 51 phenom

Storm Area 51 has everyone talking about the seclude once-secret military base. So, when people look back at Area 51 and when it garnered national attention to now, and how it sprung back into the pop culture spotlight -- it's very apparent the age of social media was a driving force. → Read More

CCSD Board of Trustees approve contract to work with organization to combat racism in school

The Clark County School District is continuing to stand by its efforts to address racism at schools within the district. On Thursday night, the Board of Trustees approved a contract last night for additional services with an education reform organization. → Read More

Man arrested for killing, putting woman’s remains in 55-gallon drum goes before judge

What started as a missing person's case, has turned into a gruesome murder. On Wednesday, Metro Police identified 38-year-old Chuck Chaiyakul as the man arrested in the disappearance, and now homicide of 39-year-old Jennifer Ratay. → Read More

New private Catholic school offers work-study program for families with financial needs

It was the first day of school for students at Cristo Rey Saint Viator College Preparatory, and nearly 100 students explored the school's new digs. The new private Catholic school opened its doors in North Las Vegas Tuesday, but unlike other private schools, at Cristo Rey Saint Viator College Preparatory, students are required to study and work. → Read More

Agreement terms between CCSD and teacher’s union

After settling, the Clark County School District and teacher's union begin looking forward. The bargaining teams tentatively agreed to contract terms Wednesday to avoid a strike on September 10th, but the district says the deal will result in financial implications for years to come. → Read More

Students schedule protest to stand in solidarity with teachers

As the showdown between the Clark County School District and the teachers' continues to boil over, local students are starting to get involved, and they're taking a side -- and they're deciding to stand with their teachers. → Read More

Teachers could strike Sept. 10 if CCSD pay agreement not in place

Teachers in the Las Vegas valley could strike on Sept. 10 unless a teacher pay agreement is reached with the Clark County School District, according to a communication sent to teachers today. → Read More

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