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Las Vegas breaking news for September 6, 2018

Las Vegas breaking news for September 6, 2018
Posted at 3:36 AM, Sep 06, 2018

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for September 6, 2018.

11:23 P.M.

The Clark County Fire Department responded to reports from multiple callers reporting that something is burning in the area of Kentucky Avenue and Boulder Highway. A high level response was dispatched to the 5300 block of Silvermist Court. First arriving crews reported flames showing through the roof of an apartment and began an offensive attack on the fire. One person was transported from the scene with breathing problems. The cause of the fire in under investigation. An estimate of the damaged has not yet been established.  

8 P.M.

UPDATE: The second pedestrian hit by a vehicle in front of the South Point Hotel Casino and Spa has died at the hospital. READ MORE

6:21 P.M.

Las Vegas police say 2 pedestrians were struck by a vehicle in front of the South Point Hotel Casino and Spa. One pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene and a second pedestrian was taken to the hospital in unknown condition. READ MORE

5:30 P.M.

The Nye County Sheriff's Office reported that the bomb threat at Love Ranch was unfounded. 

3:45 P.M.

Customers in southwest Las Vegas have reported being without Cox services since around 9:40 a.m. due to contractors working on a water line hitting a Cox fiber optic cable near Buffalo Drive and Blue Diamond Road. Cox repair crews have been working to bring the cut fiber back online. Many customers have already had their service restored. Cox estimates all work should be completed during the early evening hours.

1:15 P.M.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue said the three dogs have been put down after their encounter with bees on Walla Walla Drive. READ MORE

12:20 P.M.

The Nye County Sheriff's Office responded to a bomb threat at the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal. 

12:06 P.M.

Three dogs have been taken to a vet hospital after a bee attack on Walla Walla Drive. One dog is very critical but may survive. The other two dogs have a few stings, along with the dogs' owner. The bees came from a storage box in a neighbor's yard. READ MORE

11:30 A.M.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue has responded to a bee incident in the 6700 block of Walla Walla Drive, near Alta Drive and Rainbow Boulevard. Firefighters say one of the dogs may have fatal injuries from the bee sting while two others are being rescued. One person was stung and being treated by paramedics. READ MORE

7:10 A.M.

The 215 is now open in the northern part of the valley after a fatal crash overnight. 

6 A.M.

Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting that northbound I-11 near Boulder City is now open after a crash earlier today. So far, there has been no information given on possible cause or injuries. 

3:02 A.M.

Clark County Fire Department responded to a fire at KC Furniture on East Desert Inn Road. The roof of the building was on fire when crews arrived. The fire was knocked down by 3:17 a.m. The cause of fire is under investigation. 

1:55 A.M.

4 vehicles, including 2 semi trucks, were involved in a crash near mile marker 9 on Interstate 11. Northbound lanes are currently closed. Drivers should use U.S. 93 and drive through Boulder City to access Las Vegas/Laughlin. 

1:27 A.M.

One person is dead after a head-on collision on the 215 beltway near Cheyenne Avenue. Police say a blue Jeep was going the wrong way in the northbound lanes and hit a red Dodge. The male driver in the Dodge was killed. He has been identified as 41-year-old Matthew Hammond of Las Vegas. The driver of the Jeep, identified as 52-year-old William Ayers of Las Vegas, was transported to the hospital and is reported to be stable. Impairment is suspected. Ayers was arrested on suspicion of DUI. 

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