Music Festival Returning To Las Vegas

CBS Las Vegas

(Las Vegas, NV) — A three-day festival celebrating electronic dance music will return to Las Vegas in June.

The Electric Daisy Carnival will be June 20-22 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, according to promoter Insomniac Events.

This years event drew approximately 115,000 attendees on each of the three days.  Although the economic impact on the local economy for EDC 2013 will not be released until December, the 2012 impact for Clark County was reported to be $207-million.

 

Tickets will start at $249 for general admission and $499 for VIP tickets, plus service charges.

Anoyone who attended the Las Vegas EDC in 2011, 2012, or 2013 will be able to purchase tickets November 25 & 26, before they go on sale to the general public. A pre-sale for everyone else begins December 2.

More information is available at the Electric Daisy Carnival website.

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Search Continues in Halloween Hit And Run

Why would someone hit a child with their car and just run? Why not help them up?

CBS Las Vegas

(LAS VEGAS, KXNT)–Metro Police say “we have some pretty good leads right now” as they continue to search for the dirver and car involved in a hit and run that left a 6 year old girl critically injured Halloween night.

Sergeant Richard Strader told KXNT Tuesday morning that investigators have been reviewing hotline calls received from the public since the incident last Thursday night around 7:30 when the child was struck while crossing Peace Way. The general area is Peace and Ft. Apache on the west side of Las Vegas.

The driver fled the scene in what was believed to be a silver or blue, 4-door VW Jetta.

Eyewitnesses indicated the driver was a man in his 20’s, possibly Hispanic. Bystanders helped the girl after she was hit and restored her vital signs before paramedics arrived. Police say the family was in an unmarked crosswalk and headed to a Halloween event at a church…

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