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Orko Manna

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Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Orko:

WEB EXTRA: Mobile apps helping to prevent texting and driving

Texting and driving is a big problem across the country, including right here in Las Vegas. But, there are several mobile apps available that could help people put down their devices before getting behind the wheel. → Read More

Jury deliberates fate of teens in Matthew Minkler murder trial

Jury deliberations are underway in the trial for two teens accused of killing 17-year-old Matthew Minkler. Authorities say Minkler was shot and killed during a modified version of Russian Roulette last summer. → Read More

Tech helping Metro police turn corner on crime

With Drones flying overhead and armored robots guarding the ground, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department showed off some of their high-tech tools on Wednesday. → Read More

Air Conditioning issues: Exploring renters’ rights

With temperatures in the triple digits expected to scorch the Las Vegas valley all this week, we will all be cranking up the air conditioning to stay cool. But one woman in North Las Vegas doesn't have that option. Mary Clark says the A/C in her apartment has been on the fritz since June, and property management still hasn't done anything to get it back up and running. → Read More

Metro Police, SWAT investigating barricade near McCarran Airport

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro Police and SWAT are on the scene of a barricade near Maryland Parkway and Hacienda. Police were called to a home before 4:00am Monday on the 5400 block of South Maryland Parkway about a domestic disturbance. Police said a man was seen threatening a woman with a knife and dragging […] → Read More

Las Vegas City Councilman wants to get rid of HOV lane restrictions

Ever since they opened, there's been a lot of controversy surrounding the HOV lanes on U.S. 95 and I-15. The rules of the lanes are being enforced 24/7, and they have been for a few weeks now. However, Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony is working on getting rid of the restrictions. → Read More

Retired Capt. Larry Burns dies at 61, revered by Metro colleagues

Retired Capt. Larry Burns of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department died Thursday morning at his home, the department reported. → Read More

LIVE: A conversation with meteorologist Tedd Florendo about the monsoon season and why you should care

8 News Now meteorologist Tedd Florendo has been in Las Vegas for several monsoon seasons and know just how quickly a rain storm can turn deadly. → Read More

More details released about former security guard accused of murder

New details emerge about a security officer accused of killing a homeless man over the weekend. Metro Police say Brian Love shot the victim multiple times, and then just drove away. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Girlfriend of man allegedly shot, killed by security guard speaks out

The loved ones of a homeless man who was allegedly shot and killed by a security guard are speaking out. In an exclusive interview with 8 News Now, the victim who was identified by the Clark County Coroner's office as 27-year-old Max Garcia said he was a loving man who was just down on his luck. → Read More

Autism advocate asks public to sympathize with parents who lost child in accidental drowning

Several people on social media are asking where his parents were during all of this. But autism advocates say not to place blame on anyone just yet, because raising a child with autism can be challenging. → Read More

Sprinklers not required in office building destroyed in massive fire

Fire investigators are still trying to figure out what caused a massive fire in a Las Vegas valley office complex. The Park at 3900 near Paradise Road and Twain Avenue is now destroyed. → Read More

Friends, neighbors remember Melissa Newton, woman killed in DUI crash in Summerlin

A generous and gentle soul who put others before herself: That's how friends described 36-year-old Melissa Newton. Newton's friends say her death saddens them, but they know her legacy will live on forever. → Read More

Coroner ID's man killed in DUI crash involving sports car; driver is from Washington, D.C.

A deadly trend has continued over the past couple of weeks as what witnesses call avoidable DUI crashes, claim multiple lives. Investigators say another fatal crash that occurred over the weekend in south-central Las Vegas, was caused by an impaired driver. → Read More

ONLY ON 8: Viral video shows dog trainer using baseball bat to train dog; trainer speaks out

Accusations of animal abuse have been leveled at a local dog training facility after a viral video shows an employee using a baseball bat during a training session. → Read More

Homeowners, HOA clash over backyard gazebo

There's a battle brewing between two Las Vegas homeowners and their HOA. The issue centers around a gazebo housed in their backyard. → Read More

DA disagrees with judge's decision to grant bail to woman accused of pushing elderly man off bus

Video of a woman pushing an elderly man off an RTC bus sparked outrage in the Las Vegas valley and across the country. The incident happened in March 2019 and the victim, 74-year-old Serge Fournier, died from his injuries at the end of April 2019. → Read More

DA disagrees with judge's decision to grant bail to woman accused of pushing elderly man off bus

Video of a woman pushing an elderly man off an RTC bus sparked outrage in the Las Vegas valley and across the country. The incident happened in March 2019 and the victim, 74-year-old Serge Fournier, died from his injuries at the end of April 2019. → Read More

CCSD Police to beef up patrol, increase weapons searches in last weeks of school

From guns on campus to fist fights between students: Safety at schools in the Clark County School District has been a major topic of discussion all year. → Read More

Judge's ruling keeps cannabis dispensary from opening

A local cannabis company's plan to start operating a new dispensary is put on hold due to a judge's ruling Monday. → Read More