Dr. Michael Gardner discusses the shortages of OB-GYN doctors that will happen and what steps are being taken to entice them to come or stay in the Las Vegas area.
Two paramedics with Community Ambulance, the medic team contracted for Route 91, share their stories responding to the shooting.
Staff from the University Medical Center talk about the victims they have taken in from the deadly shooting at the Mandalay Bay hotel.(Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @rookie__rae
Dr. Annette Mayes counsels pregnant women against marijuana use until the medical community knows more about its effects on unborn babies.
Former UNLV offensive lineman Tony Terrell took an unconventional route to a doctorate and is now being inducted into the UNLV Hall of Fame. (Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
1. A Las Vegas doctor convicted of murder in the 2007 Hepatitis C outbreak has died in prison. Dipak Desai was serving life in prison with the possibility of parole on 27 counts, including second-degree murder. Desai’s lawyer Richard Wright argued that Desai was unfit to stand trial after suffering multiple strokes. The Washoe County coroner’s office is expected to determine Desai’s cause of death.
2. A 9-vehicle crash has closed down southbound traffic on I-15 near Moapa. Clark County Fire Department says five semitrailers and four passenger cars were involved in the wreck at about 2:50 a.m. No injuries were reported but lanes were still closed as of 7:30 a.m.
3. MGM Resorts valets fear for a decrease in income after an announcement that parking rates will rise again. One valet that spoke to the Las Vegas Review-Journal said his income decreased by $20,000 a year due to parking rates rising, and another said he had to take a second job to pay his bills. Parking rates at MGM Resorts will increase by up to $25 starting Wednesday.