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Oct. 1 victims once again remembered at Las Vegas welcome indication


Mick Akers Family members of Brian Fraser, among 58 people eliminated in the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting on the Strip, collect near the Las Vegas welcome sign a year later. By Mick Akers ( contact) Monday, Oct. 1, 2018|2:51 p.m.

Lots of people made their way to the Las Vegas welcome sign to remember those killed when a shooter opened fire a year ago today on a country music performance on the Las Vegas Strip.

In the days after the shooting, which left 58 dead and more than 800 injured, the sign turned into a makeshift memorial for the victims. People left countless products of remembrance– indications, candles, packed animals, precious jewelry and 58 white wooden crosses.

Some 30 member of the family of Brian Fraser turned out today to keep in mind the male who lost his life when the gunman opened fire for still-unknown reasons from a hotel tower across the street.

“He was the guy in the family that you might go to for advice at any time, no matter what it was, and he might help,” said his brother-in-law Salvador Gonzalez. “He was really experienced, so if he didn’t understand it, you remained in problem.”

Gonzalez who went to the Path 91 Harvest celebration with Fraser and their partners, stated they had just gotten drinks that night when Fraser divided off from the group. He moved closer to the stage to get a better view of nation star Jason Aldean, one of his favorite artists.

Fraser was shot minutes later.

The majority of the family had never ever visited to the site of the mass shooting, but Gonzalez and the rest of Fraser’s family did so today, calling it a minute of closure in their yearlong recovery.

They collected near an entrance gate to the site off Giles Street, where numerous concertgoers got away from the shooting. Rather of running for cover, they stood in place, together.

Relative said they mored than happy to be back in Las Vegas to commemorate Fraser’s life.

“There’s been the ups and downs, however we have actually been fortunate due to the fact that we’re a tight-knit household … We roll deep,” Gonzalez stated. “For all of us, it’s been a recovery process coming out here.”

Richard '' Old Man ' Harrison of ' Pawn Stars ' remembered as generous, kind


Monday early morning everything at Gold and Silver Pawn in downtown Las Vegas looked the same, but it felt extremely various.

“It just feels emptier,” Laura Herlovich said. Emptier due to the fact that the store’s founder Richard Harrison won’t be coming in anymore. Harrison, 77, passed away early Monday early morning surrounded by friends and family.

A makeshift memorial was established for him inside the shop with some of his most memorable items.

“I saw the hat and the mug,” fan Angie Rodriguez stated.

Fans started streaming in early Monday morning to pay their aspects, while others dropped off items and flowers.

“It’s just unfortunate. Very unfortunate,” one fan could be heard saying.

It wasn’t simply an emotional time for the fans, employees were also noticeably shaken.

“I’m a little teary,” publicist for the store Laura Herlovich stated. Herlovich stated she worked for Harrison for a decade, and said entering into work today was hard.

“He was just such a character, such a love. He was constantly so offering, he would constantly begin a conversation by saying, ‘Exactly what can I provide for you? If there is anything I can ever do, let me understand.'”

Herlovich said Harrison was a family man, but loved his fans deeply.

“I would call him and state, ‘Hey, we have a Make-a-Wish boy coming in,’ and he would be here, all set and ecstatic to go, at 7 in the morning,” Herlovich stated.

Harrison started the pawn store more than Thirty Years ago in 1988 and turned it into a multi-million dollar service. In 2009, “Pawn Stars” debuted on History Channel and became a hit. Harrison’s shop in downtown Las Vegas ended up being a staple for tourists and fans of the program.

“It’s interesting to be here, however just so unfortunate,” fan Angie Rodriguez stated. Sad due to the fact that fans like Rodriguez stated they feel like they knew the old male, and loved following a show they felt they belonged of.

“He was just a remarkable guy,” Herlovich stated. “We’re going to miss him. He left his mark on everyone and we are actually going to miss him however we are simply pleased we had him in our lives.”

Harrison’s child Rick revealed his father’s death on social networks on Monday.

Richard Benjamin ‘The Old Guy’ Harrison died today surrounded by those he loved. He will be tremendously missed out on by our household, the team at Gold & & Silver Pawn and his lots of fans the world over. He was my hero and I was lucky to get an extremely cool ‘Old Man’ as my father. That I got to share him with a lot of others and they got to see what an excellent family man he was is something I am grateful to have actually experienced with him. He lived an extremely complete life and through the History tv program ‘Pawn Stars’ touched the lives of individuals all over teaching them the value of caring your family, hard work and humor. We value everyone’s thoughts and prayers and ask that we are provided some privacy at this time. — Rick Harrison

I was lucky enough to invest 15 years of my life working with the Old Male. He wasn’t simply a grandpa, he was genuinely a friend, also. I am genuinely blessed to have had him as a mentor. He will be missed out on everyday. At this time we thank you for all of the kind words and we request for personal privacy as we grieve his death. – Corey Harrison

It’s difficult to believe he is gone. He was such a big part of my life and treated me like family. I will miss him greatly and carry the lessons he taught me throughout my life. You might constantly depend on him to straighten you out or make you laugh and both of those things I require everyday. RIP Richard Harrison – the Old Guy,” – Austin ‘Chumlee’ Russell

A post by Harrison’s boy Rick stated his dad passed away after a long battle with Parkinson’s illness. Harrison was a terrific grandfather. The reason for Harrison’s death has actually not been officially reported and services were pending.

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Young boy hit and eliminated by SUV remembered as '' energetic and filled with love''.


A nine-year-old kid was eliminated in a crash Friday afternoon, inning accordance with Las Vegas City police.

Officers responded to the occurrence at 2:36 p.m. at Jack Leavitt Street and Riverdance Avenue, near Maryland Parkway and Silverado Cattle Ranch Boulevard.

According to Sgt. Paul McCullough, of Las Vegas City cops, the boy was riding a bike northbound in the southbound lane of Riverdance Opportunity. The motorist stopped at the stop indication at the crossway and sought to the delegated clear traffic. Not expecting to see a bike originating from her righthand side, she turned southbound and struck the kid.

Cops stated the kid got stuck in the tire well of the automobile after being struck. He was not using a helmet.

Relative collected at the scene to light candle lights. His mom stated Nikolai was shy, energetic and full of love.

He was taken to Sunrise Medical facility in crucial condition, where he was later noticable dead.

Johnathan Jenkins, who rides around the area with his pals on his scooter, stated the whole situation made him feel dreadful.

“I’m 10 and it scares me since that could have taken place to me,” he said. “It kind of scares me a lot … It’s going to make me browse for cars a lot more much better. I still do, however it’s going to make me look much more.”

It has not been determined who is at fault in the crash, McCullough said. Problems was not believed.

McCullough stated the chauffeur, a 31-year-old woman, remained in the lorry with her eight-year-old daughter. Cops permitted her to leave the scene in the vehicle she drove. She entered into the guest seat and had somebody else drive.

“She is extremely troubled and upset,” McCullough stated. “We require folks to slow down. We require folks to stop driving like morons. Pay attention to your surroundings. We require our pedestrians to have their heads on a swivel, whether you have right of way or not. You have to be clear prior to you dedicate to a roadway … In this case here, we have actually got a young kid that’s, you understand, perfect angel.”

An examination is ongoing.

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Slain Las Vegas city employee remembered as '' warm, loving and beautiful' ' in downtown event

contact)Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017|8:30 p.m. Cameron Robinson, 28, St. George, Utah (Courtesy) Cameron Robinson was peaceful and a bit anxious around individuals as

he fulfilled them for the first time. Once he learnt more about somebody, the guy referred to as fun-loving, resourceful and innovative by friends and family Thursday at a Las Vegas Municipal government ceremony utilized his passionate character to motivate others and open their minds.

“Cameron always prospered on attempting brand-new things,” said Las Vegas City Lawyer Brad Jerbic, who worked with Robinson to work as a records keeper on his staff 8 years earlier and became one of his friends. “I knew immediately I was dealing with an amazing human being.”

Robinson, 28, was one of 58 people eliminated in the mass shooting on Oct. 1, six of whom were from the Las Vegas Valley. As he was honored Thursday in a 90-minute event at Las Vegas City Board Chambers, about 300 friends, family, former co-workers and members of the Southern Nevada neighborhood gathered to commemorate his life while prompting each other to maintain his legacy.

“This special boy had a heat and a heart and a love for life,” stated Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman. “He became a friend to everyone and showed nothing but persistent dedication, individual devotion and love for what he did every day.”

“He was warm, loving and beautiful, and enjoyed everything that readied in life,” Goodman added. “Everybody needs to continue with a commitment to exactly what Cameron would have wanted.”

Jerbic, who said he preferred to binge-watch the TV series “Huge Bro” with Robinson, explained him as somebody who likewise enjoyed spontaneous treking trips. Robinson poured his heart into his personal relationships as much as his task, Jerbic stated.

Robinson, who operated at a floral store and also held a job with MGM Resorts International prior to getting worked with by the city, was likewise an avowed coupon-clipper and sought to be as economical as possible in whatever from eating out to his choice of groceries. His strong convictions, and a growing self-confidence as an adult, had actually put him in discussion for an approaching promotion with the city.

“No obstacle was too big for Cameron,” Jerbic stated. “The trajectory on his life was headed no place but up.”

Others who spoke Thursday and who understood Jerbic prior to his days in Las Vegas echoed that claim. Robinson’s enthusiasm for brand-new experiences and his perfectionist personality extended beyond his task to his pals, autos, flowers and cooking, to name a few pastimes.

Robinson’s partner of four years, St. George, Utah resident Bobby Eardley, said the two had actually been dealing with constructing their own dog house for numerous months before Robinson’s death, after he encouraged Eardley to construct the dog house rather of buying one. While Eardley described himself as the “slack-off moms and dad,” Robinson was “always there” to make sure the three kids he stepfathered completed their homework and remained in bed by 9 p.m. to get ready for school the next day.

Eardley, 36, said his 3 kids got a daddy figure as he and Robinson grew in their relationship. This year, on Daddy’s Day, Robinson received his first daddy’s day card, a minute Eardley stated as he resisted tears.

“He had a lot of quirks and so many enthusiasms, numerous talents therefore much drive for life,” Eardley said. “He was a great dad to my kids and I valued that quite.”

Besides his devoted character, Robinson lived with confidence in his own skin, stated long time pal Ethan Avanzino. That mindset motivated those around him to find the strength to embrace their real selves, instead of residing in manner ins which other people would approve.

Avanzino, 28, who satisfied Robinson in 2006 when they were juniors at Nevada State High School in Henderson, likewise roomed with him throughout their freshman year at Nevada State College. While Robinson had actually been “out of the closet” given that high school, Avanzino saw his close friend experience harassment and bullying– exhibited one night when Robinson’s orange Mitsubishi cars was keyed with homophobic messages.

But that didn’t prevent Robinson from living his life to the fullest, Avanzino stated. Three years earlier, when Avanzino came out as gay, he flew from his home in Dallas to Las Vegas to first tell Robinson of the announcement. He credited Robinson for instilling him with the nerve to take that action and to live authentically.

“I hire that strength that Cameron had to be himself to hold my boyfriend’s hand in public,” he said. “He was unapologetic for who he was and unapologetic for who he liked.”

22,000 Pounds of beef remembered in the middle of E. coli worries

Ground beef from a grocery store. Hamburger from a supermarket. By Daniella Emanuel CNN (CNN)– More than 22,000 pounds of beef are being remembered due to possible E. coli contamination, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Security and Inspection Service revealed Monday.

Development Gardens Inc., a wholesale food supplier, is remembering raw hamburger and beef primal cut products after in-plant assessment workers were alerted of 2 positive E. coli test results Monday. The beef items were delivered to food service stores in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee, with the facility variety of “EST. 7914,” according to the firm.

“Consumers who have bought these products are urged not to consume them,” the recall announcement stated. “These items need to be discarded or gone back to the place of purchase.”

A list of 27 product types goes through remember, inning accordance with the firm.

This is a Class 1 recall, implying there is a “reasonable possibility” that using the product could trigger serious health repercussions or death, according to the USDA.

E. coli is a “possibly deadly bacterium” that can trigger abdominal cramping, dehydration and bloody diarrhea for approximately eight days after direct exposure. The majority of people recuperate within a week, however some may develop hemolytic uremic syndrome, a kind of kidney failure with the symptoms of simple bruising, an unhealthy pale appearance and reduced urine output. The recall statement advised anybody experiencing these symptoms to look for medical care instantly.

Individuals with questions about the recall can call 1-800-600-8510.

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Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as '' voice of our generation''.


Jeff Christensen/ AP In this Sept. 5, 2008, file photo, musician Chris Cornell performs on stage throughout Conde Nast’s Fashion Rocks display in New York.

Saturday, Might 27, 2017|5:59 a.m.

LOS ANGELES– Music’s elite and Hollywood stars remembered Chris Cornell at a somber funeral Friday that concentrated on the Soundgarden frontman’s love of family and friends as much as it did on his musical achievements as one of rock’s leading voices.

“Chris was as melodic as The Beatles, as heavy as Sabbath and as haunting as Edgar Allan Poe,” Tom Morello, Cornell’s Audioslave bandmate, said during his eulogy. “The demons he wrestled with were genuine, but he utilized those devils and rode them like a mother-flipping chariot of lightning strapped with Marshall stacks to make some of the best rock ‘n’ roll of all time.”

Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington and guitarist Brad Delson performed Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” for the crowd of mourners, consisting of Brad Pitt, Pharrell Williams, James Franco, Christian Bale and numerous members of rock royalty, a number of whom were relocated to tears.

Four big portraits of Cornell were on display screen on a dais where Morello, star Josh Brolin, Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament, movie manufacturer Eric Esrailian and Cornell’s Soundgarden bandmates Kim Thayil and Matt Cameron delivered eulogies under overcast skies at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

They all spoke of the rocker’s empathy and his enjoy his three kids. Cameron said he and Cornell had “many regular dad conversations” about the Cornell kids: Christopher, Toni and Lily.

“Losing my brother and creative soulmate will constantly pale in comparison with you three kids losing your dad,” Cameron said. “Let it be known that I am here for you and will permanently remain in your lives.”

Linda Ramone opened the service with word that Cornell was buried beside her late other half, punk rocker Johnny Ramone, whose headstone includes a statue of him playing guitar.

Cornell’s serious marker, decorated with arrangements of flowers and a number of red roses, reads, “Voice of our generation and an artist for all time.”

Cornell’s music played before the hourlong service, and afterward as guests visited his serious website in the cemetery’s Garden of Legends area.

Among those paying respects were Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters; Krist Novoselic from Nirvana; Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield of Metallica; Dave Navarro and Perry Farrell of Jane’s Dependency; singer-songwriter Joe Walsh; guitar player Nile Rodgers; rocker Courtney Love and Bush’s Gavin Rossdale.

Scores of fans gathered outside the cemetery during the service awaiting a public watching of Cornell’s severe site later on Friday afternoon.

“We had to be here. He became part of our generation,” stated 49-year-old Marcus Dubray, burglarizing tears. He and his other half were visiting Los Angeles from Sacramento for her birthday when they found out about Cornell’s service.

“I was prepared to go to Seattle” for the funeral, said fellow fan Alfredo Perez, 47.

Tune Andrade brought her 4-year-old child Jude to memorialize the Seattle rocker. The pair wore matching Tee shirts that read, “State Hello 2 Heaven,” the title of a Temple of the Dog tune Cornell wrote.

“I seem like this is just as big as the death of Elvis or John Lennon. That’s why I had to bring my child,” Andrade stated. “There will never ever be another. He’s a contemporary Freddie Mercury. I required some closure on this.”

Fans brought flowers and notes and sang Cornell’s tunes together. Some listened to his music aloud on their phones. One fan brought a guitar and strummed Soundgarden songs. Lots of left sincere notes, guitar picks and one woman left roses covered in a flannel t-shirt, an emblem of the grunge age.

Hollywood Forever Cemetery is the final resting location for many stars, consisting of Jayne Mansfield, Douglas Fairbanks, Rudolph Valentino and Cecil B. DeMille.

Cornell, 52, was pronounced dead Might 18 after he was found unresponsive in a Detroit hotel space hours after carrying out a performance with Soundgarden. Coroner’s authorities said initial autopsy results show the singer hanged himself, but full toxicology results stay pending. The vocalist’s family has disputed the findings and claim Cornell may have taken more of an anti-anxiety drug than he was recommended.

Cornell was a prominent voice of the grunge movement in the 1990s. Besides Soundgarden, he scored hits as a solo artist and with bands Temple of the Canine and Audioslave.

He is made it through by his partner and 3 kids.