Nikki Bowers, 8 News NOW

Nikki Bowers

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Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Nikki:

Las Vegas Oddities launch GoFundMe campaign to relocate store

The weirdest little store in Las Vegas needs the community's help. Las Vegas Oddities has a month to come up with thousands of dollars to move the store. → Read More

FLIGHTS restaurant hopes to give new experience while fulfilling your taste buds

A new restaurant is offering a multitude of flavors with high-flying style. FLIGHTS restaurant recently opened inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood and is here today to show what you and your taste buds have been missing. → Read More

LVFD works to put out building fire in downtown Las Vegas

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue are working to put out a building fire in the downtown area. According to a tweet from LVFD, the blaze is happening at a vacant building located at 1065 S. Main St. → Read More

Miss Nevada State claims she was stripped of title because she’s a Trump supporter

"I'm tired of being censored for nothing, " was the sentence tweeted by the former Miss Nevada State Katie Jo Williams. Her title is now the former Miss Nevada State because according to the Army National Guardsman and combat veteran, she was stripped of her title because she supports President Donald Trump. → Read More

20-year-old arrested for allegedly shooting, killing roommate

A 20-year-old woman was arrested Monday for allegedly shooting and killing her roommate. According to police, the shooting happened on August 15 in the 5000 block of Duneville Steet near S. Jones Boulevard and W. Flamingo Road. → Read More

Man arrested for firing shots at Lowes in Bullhead City

Bullhead City Police arrested the man allegedly responsible for the shooting at the Lowes. Devin Gene Monreal, 23, was arrested on a temporary felony warrant for attempted homicide. → Read More

Big Bend wildfire near Laughlin is 75 percent contained

A brush fire that sparked over the weekend at Big Bend State Park outside of Laughlin is now 75 percent contained, according to a tweet from LVMPD's dispatch page. The last update from officials said the fire had scorched more than 225 acres. → Read More

Ribbon cutting ceremony held for UNLV’s new campus luxury-style apartments

Some of the UNLV students returning to school this fall will set up college roots in some new digs. On Monday, the ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for The Degree, which is a 226-unit on-campus student housing community. → Read More

Bullhead City Police investigating serious situation at Lowes; store was evacuated

Law enforcement in Mohave County are on the scene of a serious incident that was initially thought to be an active shooter situation in Bullhead City, Arizona. The Bullhead City Police Department has since downgraded the call, so police are no longer investigating an active shooter call. → Read More

Hard Rock Hotel to close for 2020 renovations; it’s transforming into Virgin Hotel Las Vegas

Closed for renovations: That is the plan for the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas when the off-Strip property officially starts to transform into the Virgin Hotel brand. → Read More

A Fresh Start, in “What’s Cool at School”

The new school year is typically a time for a fresh start - which is especially meaningful this year for Robert E. Lake Elementary Art Teacher, Tammie Gallimore. → Read More

Teachers’ union rejects CCSD’s proposal; district has until August 22 to provide new offer

The Clark County Education Association and the Clark County School Board are still at odds when it comes to reaching an agreement that will prevent teachers from striking. → Read More

Pumpkin Spice lovers will be able to purchase the flavor in spam

First, there was the pumpkin spice latte craze — then everyone was all about the pumpkin spice ice cream; could pumpkin spice Spam be the latest craze? One company hopes it will be. → Read More

Truck tries to drive into group of Jewish protesters outside ICE detention center

Rhode Island’s attorney general says he’s investigating an after a truck appeared to drive at a group protesting federal immigration policies at a detention center → Read More

Metro officer suffers minor injuries in crash

A Metro Police officer was injured in an accident Wednesday night. Police say the crash occurred at 21st and Owens around 8:08 p.m. → Read More

Metro arrests parents after child ingests drugs

A Las Vegas valley couple was arrested earlier this month for endangering their baby while allegedly using drugs. On Aug. 2, Metro Police arrested Crystal Girardot and Robert Sorola on the following charges: → Read More

UNLV is most Instagrammed college in Nevada

Good news Rebels: UNLV is the most Instagrammable college in Nevada! That's according to new research released by AT&T. Set in the heart of Las Vegas, it's no surprise that UNLV has numerous Instagram-worthy opportunities for students and staff, but for those questioning the social media honor bestowed upon the university (we're looking at you Reno), here's how AT&T came to this conclusion: → Read More

Metro investigates deadly shooting near Lake Mead and Nellis

Metro Police are investigating a deadly shooting in the northeast valley. It happened at a home located at 6000 Yellowstone Avenue near E. Lake Mead and N. Nellis Boulevard. → Read More

Son honored with flying father’s remains home 52-years after war vet was declared dead

A flight from across the world created the unlikeliest of reunions between a father and a son. On Thursday, travelers at Dallas Love Field Airport watched from the terminal, as U.S. Air Force Colonel Roy Knight was welcomed home 52 years after he was shot down during the Vietnam War. → Read More

Alleged white supremacist arrested for bomb-making materials, threats against LGBTQ community

Conor Climo, 23, had his initial appearance in federal court at 3 p.m. Friday. Climo was charged with one count of possession of an unregistered firearm when he was arrested Thursday. → Read More