Nikki Bowers, 8 News NOW

Nikki Bowers

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Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Nikki:

WANTED: North Las Vegas Police search for man allegedly involved in deadly home invasion

Police are looking for a man who they say was involved in the death of another man during an attempted home invasion. According to North Las Vegas Police, the man police are looking for is the second suspect in the alleged crime. → Read More

KFC’s fried chicken-scented firelog returns!

Kentucky Fried Chicken®, in partnership with Enviro-Log®, is bringing back its famous fried chicken-scented firelog. Starting Thursday, Dec. 5 -- 11 Herbs & Spices Firelogs are available exclusively at for $18.99. And get this: There's free two-day shipping, while supplies last. → Read More

Kascade is latest to file lawsuit over closure of KAOS Dayclub and Nightclub

Another lawsuit has been filed in regards to the closing of KAOS Dayclub and Nightclub. According to court documents Big City Dynasty Corp. and Ryan Raddon, who's known professionally as Kaskade, are suing F.P. Holdings, L.P. for breach of contract. → Read More

Hershey Bears’ fans help set new world record with ‘Teddy Bear Toss’

The Hershey Bears have once again established a new world record in one of the more unusual promotions in all of sports. The Bears, the oldest and most decorated team in the American Hockey League, collected 45,650 teddy bears and stuffed animals in its annual Teddy Bear Toss. → Read More

Update: Barricade near Nellis and Charleston has ended; suspect in custody

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas Metro Police has told 8 News Now that the armed suspect involved in a barricade in a neighborhood near Nellis and E. Charleston boulevard has been taken into custody without incident. Travel lanes on Nellis between Stewart Avenue and Charleston Boulevard are in the process of being reopened. According […] → Read More

11-year-old ballerina makes history as 1st black lead in NYC Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Charlotte Nebres, a student at the School of American Ballet, is breaking a barrier: The 11-year-old is the first black Marie, the young heroine of "George Balanchine's The Nutcracker," at New York City Ballet. It's a milestone for the production, which according to the New York Times, dates back to 1954. → Read More

Ready-to-eat sushi and salads recalled over listeria concerns

There was a big recall affecting Fuji Foods Tuesday. Ready-to-eat sushi, salads and spring rolls sold by major retailers across much of the U.S. are being recalled due to possible listeria contamination. → Read More

Iconic Golden Goose returns to Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas!

Another piece of downtown Las Vegas history was resurrected Tuesday! Thanks to the Downtown Project, the Golden Goose was just placed at 10th and Fremont. → Read More

Culinary union to host Biden, Warren, Sanders in Nevada

Nevada's powerful casino workers' Culinary Union is holding a series of town halls next week with Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden. → Read More

Metro investigates shooting near Buffalo and Summerlin Parkway; 1 person hospitalized

Metro Police are on the scene of a shooting in the northwest near N. Buffalo Drive and Summerlin Parkway. According to Metro, one person was shot in the 7300 block of Pirates Cove Road. → Read More

Less than 2 weeks left to enroll in health plan through Nevada Health Link

he clock is ticking with only 13 days left to enroll in a qualified health plan through Nevada Health. The deadline is Dec. 15 at midnight. → Read More

Small aircraft crashes near Gass Peak in northwest Valley

A small aircraft crashed under "unknown circumstances" near Gass Peak in the northwest Valley Tuesday evening. The FAA said a single-engine Cirrus SR22 reportedly caught fire after crashing around 5:35 p.m. → Read More

Survey: Some millennials want Secret Santa to be banned from the workplace

Secret Santas: Bet you never thought that would be a touchy subject, but it is. According to a new study by Jobsite, a British job-hunting website, some millennials want Secret Santas and other office-related celebrations that involve co-workers “chipping in” for gifts to be banned. → Read More

LIVE: Police excessive force lawsuit news conference; incident involved the shooting of a woman

LIVE STREAM: LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — This conference will discuss the filing of a Civil Rights lawsuit against the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and former Officer Ondre Wills. The incident involved the shooting of a woman. → Read More

Woman arrested after telling authorities she hanged ex-boyfriend’s puppy from tree

Virginia woman is accused of doing the unthinkable. Police say 21-year-old Yasmine Burton was arrested and charged with felony animal cruelty after she hung her former boyfriend's puppy from a tree. → Read More

2-year-old German Shepherd will forever look like a puppy due to rare genetic condition

"Forever young! I want to be forever young.," these words are more than lyrics from Alphaville's 1984 hit song. It's a reality visually for one cute German Sheppard pup from Phoenix, Arizona. According to the Daily Mail, Ranger, a 2-year-old purebred AKC German Shepherd, has 'Pituitary Dwarfism.' This means Ranger is stuck in perpetual puppy-hood. → Read More

Robbery, shooting suspect who was shot by Henderson Police dies from injuries

The man who was shot by Henderson Police after allegedly robbing a fast-food restaurant Wednesday night has died from his injuries, according to authorities. Everything unfolded last night around 7:13 p.m. when officers responded to the 1200 block of W. Warm Springs Road in reference to a panic alarm coming from the freezer of a fast-food establishment. → Read More

Hail of a load: Nets hovering over crops catch large pellets of hail

Footage from a tropical fruit farm based in the Australian town of Glass House Mountains showed large pellets of hail being released from nets used to protect crops from severe weather. → Read More

BUDDING WEDDING TREND: Couples starting to hire budtenders to serve marijuana to guests

As cannabis becomes legal in more states, a new type of wedding is budding. Some couples are deciding to trade the traditional toast for a wedding toke. → Read More

Study breaks down most popular Thanksgiving recipe by state

Thanksgiving is when most Americans choose to throw caution to the wind and eat all of the comfort holiday food they want. But let's be honest: There will be some foods devoured this Thanksgiving more than others because people always go for second and third helpings of their favorite dish. → Read More