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Drug smuggling tunnel to Mexico found in kitchen area of previous KFC, feds say

The tunnel is 22 feet deep and extends to 590 feet long, according to Homeland Security and Yuma Border Patrol. (Source: Homeland Security Investigations and Yuma Sector Border Patrol)
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Arizona was found last week and investigators gave brand-new details about the case on Wednesday. The tunnel is 22 feet deep and reaches 590 feet long, inning accordance with Homeland Security and Yuma Border Patrol. The tunnel went from a home in San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, to a previous Kentucky Fried Chicken in San Luis, Arizona. Investigators said the tunnel was found after the San Luis Police Department pulled over Ivan Lopez on Aug. 13. Police say they found a large range of drugs in his truck.” [He had] over 118 kgs of methamphetamine, over six kilograms of cocaine, over 3 kgs of fentanyl, over 13 kilograms of white heroin and over six kgs of brown heroin,” said Scott Brown, a Homeland Security Investigations special agent. “Simply the three kilograms of fentanyl equates to over 3 million dose systems.”

Scott stated Lopez, who owner of the former KFC, had actually been eliminating toolboxes from the old KFC previously that day.

Police then browsed the KFC building and discovered the tunnel. Border representatives stated the tunnel opening at the abandoned restaurant was just 8 inches in diameter.

Authorities believe the smugglers used a rope to pull the narcotics up from the tunnel.

An examination is underway.

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Previous Harrah’s exec is sorry for not broadening to Macau

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In this 2011 photo, Phil Satre, NV Energy chairman and former chairman of Harrah’s Home entertainment, accepts an award, after being inducted into the Nevada Business Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Mirage.

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018|2 a.m.

. One remorse Phil Satre has about his 25-year career with Harrah’s Entertainment is that he didn’t take the business into the Macau gaming market.

Satre, who spoke Wednesday on Nevada Newsmakers, retired as chairman of the board of Harrah’s Entertainment in 2005. The company later on changed its name to Caesars Home entertainment.

“Harrah’s missed out on Macau, and I will accept some of the obligation for that,” Satre said. “I was at the tail end of my profession, and we didn’t pursue it strongly.”

Satre, a former standout Stanford University football gamer, is now chairman Nordstrom and IGT boards. He belongs to the American Video gaming Association’s Gaming Hall of Popularity and UNLV’s Company Hall of Fame.

Other video gaming companies, consisting of Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands, pursued holdings in Macau, which has actually been the world’s No. 1 video gaming market for more than a decade, overtaking Las Vegas in 2007.

“It turned out to be an exceptional market and, of course, the largest worldwide and an extremely crucial source of revenues for the business that get involved there,” Satre stated.

Satre said Harrah’s decided to pass on Macau due to the fact that it “had some serious concerns about the regulatory environment and the total environment that existed from some early business that I had actually taken there.”

Some of Satre’s misgivings revolved around Macau gaming magnate Stanley Ho, who had a 40-year Chinese government-granted monopoly on Macau video gaming till the federal government ended it in 2001, leading the way for the Las Vegas companies.

Ho had substantial ties to Chinese organized crime, which he let “run and thrive” inside his casinos, inning accordance with a report from New Jersey gaming regulators.

Ho has denied any ties to organized crime. He has actually never been apprehended on a gang-related crime, inning accordance with reports.

Satre, nonetheless, said he did not want to endanger the business’s U.S. holdings by getting involved in Macau.

“At the time, we had licenses not just in Nevada, but we had licenses throughout the United States– more than anyone else in the industry,” Satre stated. “We had expanded our residential or commercial properties into more than 26 locations and to be truthful with you, I was fretted we would jeopardize those licenses because they would see us as having taken a reputational or regulative threat that we didn’t have to take.”

In 2010, New Jersey regulators required MGM to divest its holdings in Atlantic City since of a company relationship with Ho’s child, Pansy Ho.

“It did not shock me at all,” he stated. “Atlantic City was the most difficult regulatory environment in operation.”

Quick forward, and Caesars Home entertainment is now pursuing chances in Asia, including Japan, according to released reports.

Satre stated he supports Caesars move into Japan, which authorized legislation in December 2016 opening the door to U.S.-style gambling establishment resorts. “I think we will see that as another crucial market,” he said.

Previous UNLV football player Kenny Keys Jr. passes away

Kenney Keys Jr. (Photo: Inside the Rebels/Twitter)
 Kenney Keys Jr. (Picture: Inside the Rebels/Twitter) Kenney Keys Jr. (Picture: Inside the Rebels/Twitter ). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Former University of Nevada, Las Vegas football safety Kenny Keys Jr. passed away Friday, inning accordance with the Clark County Coroner’s Workplace.

Keys was born on Feb. 25, 1993, to Syvonne McNair and Kenny Keys Sr. He was the older sibling of fellow Rebel Kendal Keys, who is a senior at the university, at pass receiver for the Rebels.

” I was sad to understand the death of Kenny Keys,” UNLV Football Head Coach Tony Sanchez stated. “It undoubtedly hurts even more when you lose among your very own. Kenny was a fantastic Rebel who played his heart out on the field and was a highly appreciated teammate and person. We are ravaged about the loss of this young man and wish his household, particularly our own Kendal. He will be truly missed out on.”

The coroner listed his cause of death as a suicide.

UNLV’s website described Keys as a skilled and “intriguingly sized athlete.” Keys was listed as the starter totally free safety heading into his last season in 2015.

According to Inside the Rebels, Keys appeared in a total of 53 games between 2012 and 2016, including earning a medical red shirt in 2013. He finished his profession at UNLV with 206 deals with and 3 interceptions.

The university offered counseling services for trainee professional athletes and staff, Inside the Rebels reported.

” The Rebel Household’s hearts are heavy after finding out about the loss of previous UNLV football gamer Kenny Keys,” UNLV Director of Sports Desiree Reed-Francois stated. “Our ideas and prayers are with his more youthful brother Kendal and the entire Keys household. Numerous others on our existing team also played along with Kenny and have lost a pal and former colleague.”

A GoFundMe was developed by Kendal to assist spend for his older sibling’s funeral services. Anyone who wishes to contribute can

do so here. The Nevada Coalition for Suicide Avoidance works to connect individuals to essential resources in hopes that all neighborhoods will be free from suicide. For more information on the coalition, click here.

The Suicide Avoidance Lifeline can be reached by calling 1-800-273-8255.

Copyright 2018 KVVU( KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights scheduled.

Holocaust survivor, previous French spy to speak in Las Vegas

Monday, May 14, 2018|11:47 a.m.

. A Holocaust survivor and previous French spy throughout World War II will share her stories of survival and espionage on May 23 in Las Vegas.

Marthe Cohn, 98, who acted as a German nurse searching for her fiance on the front lines, will share stories of her near-death experiences and how her interactions with German forces helped her acquire important insight on Nazi techniques and placing.

The occasion will occur from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at The Adelson Educational Campus, 9700 Hillpointe Road in Las Vegas.

“With a fading generation of Holocaust survivors, there is a moral commitment to hear their first-hand accounts now more than ever,” stated Rabbi Yosef Rivkin, co-director of Chabad of Red Rock, which is sponsoring the occasion. “Mrs. Cohn embodies the favorable messages of turning tears into action and getting rid of darkness. She brings a positive message of hope, strength and victory.”

Cohn, whose sis was eliminated at the Auschwitz concentration camp, was hired by the Intelligence Service of the French First Army since of her blonde hair, blue eyes and comprehensive command of the German language. At age 80, Mrs. Cohn was granted for her service with the Croix de Guerre, France’s greatest military honor.

Tickets for the speech might be acquired at chabadredrock.com/lectures or by phone at 702-217-2170. Cohn will also be selling copies of her memoir, “Behind Firing line: The Real Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany.”

Developers Purchase Previous OfficeMax HQ, Strategy to Bring Trendy Fulton Market Ambiance to West Chicago ‘Burbs.

Franklin Partners, Bixby Bridge Capital Strategy to Provide ‘Unmet Requirement’ for ‘Amenity-Rich Work Environment’ to Naperville

A set of designers is proposing to transform the uninhabited former OfficeMax headquarters in Naperville, IL into a hip, amenity-rich downtown-like office building dealing with millennials in the west Chicago suburban area.

That’s inning accordance with Ray Warner, partner at Naperville-based Franklin Partners, which in a joint endeavor with Bixby Bridge Capital, acquired the 354,000-square-foot office complex at 263 Shuman Boulevard. Formerly an office place for AT&T and, later on, the head office of OfficeMax, which was purchased out by Workplace Depot in 2013, the purchasers plan an extensive building remodeling designed by Chicago-based Wright Heerema Architects.

“There’s an unmet need to provide an amenity-rich workplace experience in the heart of Chicago’s western residential areas,” Warner said. “We are redeveloping this premium Class An office complex that’s been under-utilized for several years to provide an unique, millennial workforce-friendly location.”

The task will bring some required pizazz to the Western East/West corridor, which is dotted with primarily 2- and 3-Star residential or commercial properties, according to CoStar research. The last 15 years have actually seen numerous new structures spring up, however few have the heft of a significant office building, which could be adding to vacancies and weak absorption numbers.

Franklin and Bixby Bridge, based in Northbrook, purchased the 263 Shuman building, located in the Naperville Workplace Park off I-88, last week for a concealed quantity. In 2016, it was examined at $9.86 million, according to CoStar research. The 5-story home, which was integrated in 1986 and remodelled in 2006, has actually been vacant because OfficeMax moved out 3 years earlier.

The developers plan to upgrade the full-height atrium lobby with a grand staircase and arena seating, a full-fitness center, co-working lounges and “other facilities more normal of a Chicago high-rise than the surrounding rural offices,” according to the companies.

“Contrary to popular belief, there are plenty of rural millennials – and they are starting to require the very same kinds of work environment facilities as their more metropolitan equivalents,” stated Wright Heerema primary Roger Heerema. “From the baristas and health facilities to a foodie-friendly marketplace, we’re bringing Fulton Market to Naperville.”

Building and construction is set up to start later on this year and wrap up in early 2019.

For the record:

Francis Prock and David Florent of Colliers International’s workplace advisory group have actually been tapped to market the renovated workplaces on behalf of ownership.

To learn more on the sales transaction, please see CoStar Comp # 4235065.

Light snow puts out fire at previous nuclear test site

Tuesday, April 17, 2018|10:45 a.m.

Authorities say a small wildfire burning in a remote part of a previous national nuclear proving ground northwest of Las Vegas appears to be out after over night snowfall covered the location.

Nevada National Security Site spokesman Darwin Morgan said the fire burned more 200 acres in a remote area Monday and teams today were examining the site for any hotspots.

Morgan says the fire appears to have actually been caused when strong winds downed a power line.

He says no structures neighbored and no radioactively contaminated locations were impacted.

No injuries were reported.

More than 1,000 nuclear detonations took place at the test site from 1951 to 1992. The location now hosts non-nuclear experiments and security training.

Knife-wielding guy shot dead by authorities had previous arrests for domestic abuse

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Related news Officer-Involved Shooting at Siegel Suites Paradise Introduce slideshow” Metro Authorities state a guy who was shot dead last week by a set of officers throughout

a domestic violence call had been arrested twice previously. Cops responded to Siegel Suites at 2000 Paradise Roadway at 11:47 a.m. Thursday reacting to a domestic violence disagreement. Upon arrival, officers experienced a female victim who stated her sweetheart, later on identified as Christopher Gatewood, 39, hit her and was inside their house armed with a knife. Gatewood had 2 previous arrests for domestic violence and sale of an illegal drug, police

stated. The woman informed police that Gatewood was potentially suicidal and wished to either hurt the cops or have the cops shoot

him, according to Assistant Sheriff Charles Hank. Metro officers Rafael Camacho and Kenshin Rose and a 3rd unnamed officer approached Gatewood’s house, and he split the door open displaying a 12-inch butcher knife and shouting blasphemies at the officers. Officers offered numerous verbal commands for Gatewood to drop the knife. Gatewood then exited the apartment or condo, still equipped with the knife, shouting” What are you going to do?” Gatewood then moved strongly toward Officers

Camacho and Rose, and they fired their pistols, Camacho releasing 8 rounds and Rose discharging 4, striking Gatewood 11 times, Hank said. Concurrently, the 3rd officer released his taser at Gatewood. All the occasions were captured on cameras the officers were wearing at the time. Medical support was called to the scene for Gatewood, and he was noticable dead at the scene.

A search of the suspect’s apartment revealed proof of methamphetamine use which Gatewood had a self-inflicted knife injury to his best wrist, police stated. Responding to domestic violence

calls can be hazardous and unpredictable, Hank said, as a lot of feelings are included and the aggressor in the event typically ends up being aggressive with cops.

” While we try to fix these conflicts quietly, often the celebrations included dictate how officers need to respond, “Hank said.” These calls are never ever easy for our officers.” This marks the 4th officer-involved

shooting this year– the 2nd one including a fatality. At the very same time in 2015 there was two officer-involved shootings with one death. Officer Camacho, 28, is a four-year veteran with City

, and Officer Rose, 28, has been on the force for eight months and remains in field training. Both officers are designated to the tourist security division of the downtown area command. Gatewood would have

dealt with charges of battery domestic violence and attack with a lethal weapon on a protected person if he had actually survived.

Previous juvenile center therapist accuseded of sexual misbehavior

Hannah Rose Fitzpatrick, 19, of Marion, Iowa, is charged with sexual misconduct with a youth offender in her custody. (WQAD via CNN Wire)
Hannah Rose Fitzpatrick, 19, of Marion, Iowa, is accuseded of sexual misconduct with a youth culprit in her custody. (WQAD by means of CNN Wire) Hannah Rose Fitzpatrick, 19, of Marion, Iowa, is accuseded of sexual misconduct with a youth transgressor in her custody. (WQAD by means of CNN Wire). Davenport, Iowa (Meredith/WQAD)– A former youth therapist at Four Oaks juvenile facility was jailed after she allegedly helped 3 juveniles escape and had sexual relations with among them in Davenport. Hannah Rose Fitzpatrick, 19, of Marion, Iowa, is accuseded of sexual misconduct with a youth offender in

her custody. The charge is an exacerbated misdemeanor under Iowa law that carries a prison sentence of as much as two years. Fitzpatrick had been employed by 4 Oaks as a youth therapist. On Feb. 2, she assisted 3 juveniles leave the facility by driving them to 2318 W. 3rd St. in Davenport, according to an affidavit by Davenport Authorities. She then engaged in a sexual act with among them.

Inning accordance with the affidavit, Fitzpatrick confessed to Marion Police detectives that she had sexual relations with the victim.

Fitzpatrick was launched Thursday from the Scott County Prison after posting a $2,000 cash-only bond.

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Previous UNLV golfer finds sanctuary on course after mass shooting. Most of the time.

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Courtesy Picture/ Jamie Schwaberow A.J. McInerney from the UNLV 2013 golf group. By Karen Crouse, New York City Times

froze in midsentence. Approximately 20 yards away, a device had spit dozens of freshly cleaned golf balls through a Plexiglas chute, and the clattering, rat-a-tat sound they made as they spilled out transported McInerney back to the night of Oct. 1.”That freaks me out,”said McInerney, a native of the Las Vegas area who was in the crowd of concertgoers on the last night of the Path 91 Harvest Festival on the Strip. McInerney and his girlfriend were standing several backyards from the stage, swaying to the music of Jason Aldean, when a gunman opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay. McInerney and his sweetheart, Alyssa Martine, got away the hail of bullets that killed

58 individuals and injured numerous hundred, including among their pals. A month removed from that headache, McInerney, 24, made his PGA Trip launching in Las Vegas on Thursday at the Shriners Hospitals for Kid Open, an occasion he went to as a fan a number of times when he was a teenager. He shot an even par in his opening round and was connected for 35th after a suspended 2nd round. McInerney, who was on the Web.com Tour last season, is using a sponsor’s exemption, and he thinks about the chance another action in exactly what he described as” the complete procedure of handling”one of the most dangerous mass shootings in American history.”It’s been a lot simpler to focus on something else,”McInerney stated during an interview Tuesday. The tournament, which debuted in 1983 with the first million-dollar bag in PGA Trip history, has attracted a field that consists of eight significant winners

. The two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson had actually not planned to make his next main Trip start until the Phoenix Open in February. However after the shooting, he changed his mind and chose to include this event. “Why would you not wish to come here and support this location and show love?”stated Watson, whose last contended here in 2007. Charley Hoffman, like McInerney, starred on the golf team

at UNLV. He has lived in Las Vegas for Twenty Years, and he is donating his entire income from this week’s event to help those impacted by the

shooting. Every year before this occasion, Hoffman arranges a charity competition to benefit his foundation. His amateur participants this year included Aaron DeView, whom Hoffman welcomed after hearing about his actions on the night of the shooting. DeView, 49, turned his Toyota Tacoma into a makeshift ambulance, transporting victims he discovered while running away the gunfire to a triage center set up by paramedics not far from the performance premises. By pure happenstance, McInerney, a late addition to the event, played the pro-am along with DeView, and they spent the round sharing their stories about the night of the shooting.”It assists a lot to talk about it with individuals who existed,”

McInerney stated, including, “The 22,000 people who existed, we can fulfill each other, and it’s like we were friends for Ten Years.” DeView, who explained the past month

as” the highest of highs and the most affordable of lows with absolutely nothing between,” stated: “I began talking with A.J. and I believed,’ My gosh, we’re not golfing. We’re

healing.'” To prepare for the pro-am, DeView, a 13-handicapper, played a practice round at TPC Summerlin and was arbitrarily assigned a cart– No. 58. Absolutely nothing, however, appears random to DeView after he survived a gush of bullets by large luck. The cart and being coupled with McInerney, he stated, seem like a message that”everything’s going to be OKAY. “DeView, a bartender, returned to work four days after the shooting, though by his own admission he was not prepared to be back in the middle of downtown crowds. “It’s still hard,”

said DeView, whose truck still has a bullet hole in it. McInerney understood. For 3 days after the shooting, he was not able to sleep. On the 4th, he also returned to his job, sort of. It was his 24th birthday, and McInerney and 7 buddies who had participated in the music celebration satisfied at a par-3 course downtown, about 2 miles from the website of the performance.” That was the first time any of us had been out considering that it happened,” he said. “We utilized golf as a method to have a good time again.”A bigger test for McInerney began Oct. 10, when the NHL growth franchise, the Vegas Golden Knights, held their house opener against the Arizona Coyotes at T-Mobile Arena, roughly a mile from the website of the shooting. McInerney attended the game with buddies who had actually also been at the performance. McInerney said he was fine when he got in with the capacity crowd of more 17,000 people. The wait to get in the arena was another story.”I felt truly uncomfortable standing in line and waiting to go through the metal detectors, “he said.”There’s numerous individuals in a couple different lines, and there’s buildings all around, and I was like, there could be somebody because parking lot and he’s got 200 individuals in line that he might be targeting. “The night was a big success, and not just because the skaters in the home jerseys won.”That was the first time I had been in a public location like that because the shooting,”McInerney stated,”and I believe it was very important for

me and my pals to be there and sort of get that out of the way.

Due to the fact that you can’t live your life in fear.”A week after the shooting, McInerney returned to the concert grounds, which were still cordoned off from the public. As finest he could, he attempted to retrace the steps of his escape to the MGM Grand

car park, about a mile away, where he had parked his truck.”I was just attempting to piece it together,”he said. “That was one coping method for me to sort of put everything in viewpoint.”No matter where McInerney is, certain triggers instantly

send him back to the scene. They include any noise, like the one from the ball-washing maker here, that sounds

like firecrackers; a helicopter flying overhead; or his preferred Jason Aldean tune,”When She Says Infant, “which he was carrying out when the very first shots rang out.”Those are the important things that revive the memories,”McInerney said,”but it likewise assists me remember those who were killed and helps me to say a prayer for those families.”Golf has offered a welcome

sanctuary for McInerney, who said he was dealing “with that guilty feeling of’Why did I get so lucky to live? ‘”” Part of the coping process for me,”he included,”is being able to come out to the

golf course and toss my headphones in and just sort of forget everything for a couple hours.”He understands there are survivors who are still struggling

.”My girlfriend being one of them,” he stated. A couple of days after the shooting, Martine flew to New Jersey, where she has family, to leave the emotional triggers that loomed around every corner of this city.

Two weeks later, she published on her Twitter account that she experiences anxiety “simply seeing a performance

on Snapchat.”McInerney appreciates that his life will never ever be the same as it was prior to Oct. 1. Nor should it be, he stated. “I’m playing for Las Vegas, which whole’ Vegas Strong’slogan that we’ve kind of created,”he said.”As golfers, it’s simple to obtain locked up in your own little bubble, so that’s sort of bigger image, I think.”

Sares Regis Buys Toyota'' s Previous 2 Million-SF Campus in LA County

Sares Regis has not yet announced plans for the former Toyota property in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County.
Sares Regis has actually not yet announced plans for the former Toyota property in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. Irvine, CA-based Sares Regis Group has actually gotten Toyota’s 110-acre previous North America head office campus in Torrance, CA, more than 3 years after the Japanese car manufacturer announced strategies to relocate to a brand-new workplace campus in Plano, TX.

JLL noted the home in February. Managing Director Jeff Adkison and Senior Vice President Brendan McArthur represented Toyota Motor North America, Inc. in the sale to Sares Regis, which prevailed over numerous bidders. The purchase rate was not divulged.

Sares Regis has not yet exposed details of a prepared repositioning of the residential or commercial property in an effort to bring new or expanding business to the city. The existing school includes a mix of 18 workplace and commercial buildings.

The property’s area near the 405 Highway, Los Angeles International Airport and the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles is a plus in bring in brand-new tasks to Torrance, kept in mind Peter Rooney, Sares Regis president of commercial advancement.

” A major consider our choice to pursue this job was the high quality of life enjoyed by the homeowners and the business neighborhood of Torrance,” Rooney stated.

Toyota spokesperson Aaron Fowles said the business is relocating 3,000 positions from Torrance to the brand-new headquarters campus in Plano, and another 1,000 tasks from Kentucky and New York.

Karen Jordan, Los Angeles Market Reporter CoStar Group.