Hawaii is famous for its surfers, hula dancers, and aloha spirit. But did you know it was a monarchy, before its queen was forced to surrender the islands at gunpoint? Or that island folklore says volcanoes erupt because of the goddess Pele, and that shark gods help ships lost at sea? .
Clark County is looking to collect on millions of dollars to ease its tight budget, and it's looking at local business owners. Many owners don't realize they need a county license, in addition to their city license.
When a mother taking her kids out for ice cream reported seeing illegal activities going on at a local massage parlor, Henderson decided to take action. The city is drafting new ordinances to crack down on illicit activities - like prostitution - in massage parlors.
From Go Dog Go to Clifford the Big Red Dog, children's books about dogs have always been a big hit. But what if you added a real dog into the mix? The Henderson Public Libraries are encouraging kids to read aloud to a furry friend who sits beside them.
The last few months in Congress have witnessed some of the toughest partisan warfare in recent memory. The debt ceiling, the final, last-minute compromise on budget cutting and the future of Medicare and even Social Security are all being tested for use in the 2012 election. Freshman Congressman Joe Heck joins us to discuss the big issues and give us his take on what's going to happen with the super-committee that has to find big budget cuts 12 months before an election.
The Henderson police are patrolling with a brand new device: a license plate reader. The machine scans nearby cars and runs them through a database to check for stolen vehicles and other violations. Henderson police have already nabbed one man with a stolen car. The police say it's an efficient way to crack down on crime. But some say it's an invasion of privacy, and that the whereabouts of innocent citizens can be tracked. Do you support license plate readers? Or do you think they're an invasion of your privacy?
Ward 4 was the only Henderson City Council election that wasn't decided on Primary Day. The two top vote-getters, Mike Mayberry and Sam Bateman, are battling it out to represent Ward 3 on the Henderson City Council.
Peter Tork was the last Monkee into the group and the first to leave but it was still a life-changing event for him. Since then he's played in a number of groups, done a couple of re-union tours with the other Monkees as well as faced a variety of health problems including addiction and cancer.
The City of Henderson's Shakespeare in the Park presents Las Vegas Shakespeare Company's production of Macbeth this month. The play will be performed in various parks around Henderson every Saturday in October and this week's performance is at Lake Las Vegas.