Jackie Kostek, ABC 13 Las Vegas

Jackie Kostek

ABC 13 Las Vegas

Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by Jackie:

Nevada leaders report face mask compliance is up, but still needs improvement

While state leaders reported higher numbers of compliance overall when it came to the face mask mandate, there are still areas of concern. → Read More

Chief nurse at Vegas-area hospital shares lessons learned amid pandemic

The chief nursing officer at Centennial Hills Hospital said she's watched her team move from fear to strength during the pandemic. → Read More

Hope for the City volunteer works nearly every day since pandemic began

Since the pandemic began, Sherri Leal has volunteered nearly every day for Hope for the City. → Read More

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak tours Vegas Strip casinos reopening for business

Gov. Steve Sisolak joined Chairwoman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board Sandra Morgan and Wynn executives to show what's new on the casino floor. → Read More

WWII veteran held as prisoner of war reflects on surviving tough times

Dean Whitaker served as a bombardier in World War II. He was shot down on his final mission and held for seven months as a prisoner of war. He said Memorial Day is about remembering those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. → Read More

Miami Dolphins first team to discuss what upcoming NFL season could look like

The Miami Dolphins unveiled renderings of what the Hard Rock Stadium could look like this season, if the NFL requires teams to limit capacity because of COVID-19. → Read More

Javin White could break UNLV's 9-year NFL Draft drought

If drafted, former UNLV football player Javin White would be the first player from the school to be drafted in nearly a decade. → Read More

NFL discussing options for Vegas Raiders, 2020 season

The NFL said it will be ready to play in the fall, but being ready to play during a global pandemic means having contingency plans. What would the impact of those plans be on Las Vegas? → Read More

Keeping Las Vegas families fed during the pandemic

Organizations across Las Vegas are partnering up to bridge the gap for families that are struggling the most to make ends meet during this global pandemic. → Read More

Southern Nevada Health District receives supplies, needs more

Health officials say more medical equipment will be needed in fight against COVID-19. → Read More

CCSD custodians voice concerns about working through shutdown

CCSD custodians and other support staff are concerned about their health after being called back to work this week, amid shutdown. → Read More

Construction workers considering walking off the job because of coronavirus concerns

Construction workers on the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion site said they are considering walking off the job over coronavirus concerns. → Read More

Lines form due to unemployment filing confusion

As people lose jobs and need to file for unemployment, many say they're confused about the process. → Read More

How Vegas casinos are working to prevent coronavirus spread

While resort casinos on the strip have remained somewhat vague in exactly how they're protecting employees and customers from a possible spread, 13 Action News spoke to several employees who say there are plans being implemented. → Read More

Vegas Chinatown business owners reporting drop in profits due to coronavirus fears

As the Coronavirus continues to spread worldwide, business owners in Chinatown are reporting a drop in profits, foot traffic. → Read More

CCSD staff demand answers after money remains missing from paychecks

CCSD support staff rallied outside district headquarters Thursday, ahead of a school board meeting. Employees said they are still missing money from paychecks, and it is affecting their lives. → Read More

Struggling with opioid addiction? Free event offers community resources

The 7th annual Black Monday event brings together resources in the community for families who have lost children to opioid addiction, who are still dealing with active addiction or who are celebrating being in recovery. → Read More

Nevada Democratic Party says it has cut ties with company behind Iowa caucus app

After paying Shadow Inc. $58,000 for "technology services" in August, the Nevada Democratic Party said it has cut ties with the company, which developed the app in Iowa's chaotic caucuses. → Read More

LGBTQ athletes compete in Sin City Dodgeball tournament

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The 8th annual Sin City Dodgeball tournament in underway in Las Vegas. Hundreds of players are here in the valley, most of them members of the LGBTQ community. 13 Action News Anchor Jackie Kostek went to the tournament to find out how this sport has become part of the community. → Read More

Mega birthday bash planned for Las Vegas girl with inoperable brain tumor

Two years ago, Antoinette Smith was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. This Sunday, she'll likely celebrate her last birthday with her family. → Read More