Orko Manna, 8 News NOW

Orko Manna

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Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Orko:

Fashion Show Mall employees use LiveSafe app for security alerts during shooting incident

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The whole incident was chaotic for several people inside Fashion Show Mall Tuesday night, including for employees. Many of them sheltered in place. 8 News NOW Reporter Orko Manna reports, store workers received a lot of help from mall security and a security app on their smartphones. “Hundreds of people running, […] → Read More

Demonstrators flock to Fremont Street to protest City of Las Vegas’ homeless ordinances

Dozens of people flocked to the Fremont Street Experience Monday night to protest two new ordinances that will affect the homeless community. The laws were passed in November and this month by the Las Vegas City Council. → Read More

NHP answers wrong-way driver call 1-hour into the new year; troopers issue warning

The year 2019 was another dangerous year on the roads for drivers in the valley, especially when it came to wrong-way drivers. The southern command of Nevada Highway Patrol says that in 2019 troopers were dispatched to 434 wrong-way driver incidents. → Read More

Catholic Charities serve special annual community meal on Christmas Day

Now in its 54th year, the annual Catholic Charities meal will serve more than 1,000 homeless and vulnerable men, women and children in the community. → Read More

Metro investigates 2 shootings in east valley

Metro says they are investigating two shootings in the east valley that may or may not be related. Officials say they responded to an apartment located near Vegas Valley Drive and Mountain Vista Street after receiving a call from a female, who said her teenage son told her his father was shot. → Read More

Friend of supposed victim in plane crash near Gass Peak speaks out

A small plane crashed north of Las Vegas Tuesday night, but recovery efforts have been delayed because of the weather. 8 News Now spoke with a friend of one of the supposed victims. → Read More

Woman’s family, friends remember her after fatal northwest Las Vegas fire

Loved ones are honoring the memory of 41-year-old Tara Shapiro, who died in a fire over the weekend. → Read More

Flood waters cause havoc across the valley

On Wednesday, flood waters were flowing across the valley. → Read More

VETERANS DAY SPOTLIGHT: WWII vet makes the world a little shinier with one shoe shin at a time

Many U.S. veterans are still serving today, but their service is in different ways. Take James "Jim" Agati: He's World War II vet who's making every day a little brighter, one shoe shine at a time. → Read More

Governor Sisolak gives moving speech at the Boulder City Veterans Day Ceremony

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services held its 2019 Veterans Day ceremony on Monday at the Southern Nevada State Veterans Home. → Read More

Authorities stress security at local places of worship

Protecting those in prayer — that was the goal of a gathering Thursday involving religious leaders and police. Now, houses of worship here in the valley are stepping up security to keep their congregations safe. → Read More

Ford F-250 pickup trucks are targets for thieves; Metro Police issues a crime alert

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMP) reported that the Las Vegas Valley has seen a rise in thefts of large pickup trucks, specifically Ford F250 trucks and other model trucks similar in style. → Read More

ONLY ON 8: CSN program teaches teens how to protect themselves online

A new program offered at the Learning Center is teaching teens cybersecurity so they can learn how to protect themselves and others online. The goal is to spark an interest in the field that could lead to much-needed jobs in Nevada → Read More

U.S. Census Bureau looks to hire for 2020 Census

The 2020 census is fast approaching, and hundreds of thousands of census takers are needed around the country. So over the next few weeks, there will be several events being held during National Recruitment Week. → Read More

Traffic management signs installed during Project Neon still aren’t up and running

Project Neon is over, but remnants of the massive highway overhaul still linger. There are a total of 42 active traffic management signs along the I-15 and U.S. 95 that are still blank or have placeholder messages. → Read More

Global Gaming Expo shows off most high-tech and innovative advances in gaming

The Global Gaming Expo is back in Las Vegas, ready to showcase the coolest new gizmos and gadgets in the world of gaming. The most high-tech and innovative advances will also be on display, and gamers could soon see them in casinos along the Strip. → Read More

‘Healing Las Vegas’ book tells story of the Healing Garden, shares memories of those impacted by 1 October

A new book tells the story of the Las Vegas Healing Garden. It also shares the memories of the countless survivors and community members who stepped up following one of the city's darkest days. → Read More

Survivors, community honor lives of 1 October victims during 3rd annual Vegas Strong 5k

Around 2,500 people took to the streets of downtown Las Vegas Sunday morning for the 3rd annual Vegas Strong 5k, including survivors of the 1 October massacre. → Read More

Woman, baby, 41 dogs rescued from house fire

A woman and 1-month-old baby were rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped in a home early Tuesday morning. The two were found in an upstairs closet. → Read More

CRAZY PIZZA: When anything goes

CRAZY PIZZAS: A pizza lover’s choice is no longer between plain cheese and pepperoni. Pizza toppings are becoming more outrageous – and popular on social media. → Read More