Las Vegas morning update for Monday, January 8th — VIDEO

Here are your Monday morning headlines:

1. Elevators are now stopping on the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay after a pause at the end of last year. Mandalay Bay officials say all floors are back in use following a few floors being closed after the Oct. 1 mass shooting, including the 32nd floor, where the shooter opened fire on concertgoers below. Thousands are expected in Las Vegas for CES, creating a high demand for rooms.

2. A man accused of shooting his estranged wife before turning a gun on himself Saturday night has survived, and now faces a murder charge. Police say Abebe Teferi entered a Herbst Market on Desert Inn and Fort Apache and shot his estranged wife as she was working behind the cash register before shooting himself in the head. Teferi was still in critical condition at UMC Sunday and faces one count of first-degree murder with a deadly weapon.

3. A federal grand jury has heard testimony in the FBI’s corruption investigation of Las Vegas City Councilman Ricki Barlow. The investigation, which began when Barlow ran for re-election in 2015, has focused on allegations that the councilman received kickbacks from campaign funds he steered to consultants. It is unclear how many witnesses have testified and whether federal prosecutors might be close to filing charges against Barlow.

Contact Elaine Wilson at ewilson@reviewjournal.com. Follow @WilsonElaineM on Twitter.

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