13 Action News has multiple crews stationed around the valley for New Year's Eve, including crews on Las Vegas Strip, Fremont Street Experience and on top of the Palms hotel-casino.
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Las Vegas police reported no major incidents during the New Year's Eve celebration on the Las Vegas Strip and the Fremont Street Experience. However, there were three felony and 12 misdemeanor arrests with four citations issued along with 20 medical transports, according to authorities.
Between the hours of 6 p.m. on Dec. 31 to 6 a.m. on Jan. 1 Nevada Highway Patrol arrested 31 motorists on suspicion of DUI. Their first wrong way driver call of the new year came in at 1:17 a.m. on the I-11.
Well, the NYE show was fun... the breakdown of all the gear was not as fun. Aannnddd then the loading into the car is even less fun. But we got through it! Good job team. @KTNV pic.twitter.com/BA96j4bEAl— Leah Pezzetti (@leahpezzetti) January 1, 2020
According to Clark County, a total of 18 people have been transported to local hospitals. At least 10 of those transports was related to alcohol.
The first arrest of 2020 by the DUI strike team.
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue says that they have transported one adult to UMC Trauma after a serious fireworks-related incident at approximately 11:30 p.m.
— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) January 1, 2020
Like Barbara Walters says... welcome to 2020! pic.twitter.com/aHn5CWziyu— KTNV Action News (@KTNV) January 1, 2020
Here are some resolutions from our Las Vegas headliners, including Mr. Las Vegas Wayne Newton.
Mayor Carolyn Goodman and former mayor Oscar Goodman took the stage on Fremont Street shortly before midnight. However, when the former mayor asked a question of the crowd, it didn't quite go as expected.
— KTNV Action News (@KTNV) January 1, 2020
The $32 million renovations to the Viva Vision canopy at Fremont Street Experience was officially unveiled with a special New Year's Eve show Tuesday night.
Check out that new screen on Viva Vision at @FSELV in downtown #LasVegas 🙌 The canopy received a $32M renovation, officially unveiled tonight.— KTNV Action News (@KTNV) January 1, 2020
New Year's Eve updates: https://t.co/hpeedsR55N #VegasNYE #HappyNewYear pic.twitter.com/VGrZ0d623f
AHHHH!!!! The @thekillers have a music show playing on the @FSELV viva vision right now! AMAZING!!! #Vegas2020 #vegas2019 #NYE2020 #nye2019 @KTNV @CityOfLasVegas @danibeckstrom pic.twitter.com/6IJQVZfUsf— Joe Bartels (@Joe_Bartels) January 1, 2020
Clark County says three more people were hospitalized for a total of seven people since 8:30 p.m. All of them from the Strip or downtown Las Vegas, the county says.
#UPDATE: @ClarkCountyNV says three more people have been hospitalized— KTNV Action News (@KTNV) January 1, 2020
- 1 from Fremont Street Experience for alcohol related injuries
- 1 man in in unknown condition from the Strip
- 1 woman in unknown condition from the Strip
More: https://t.co/fi2xWgw92G #VegasNYE
The party is Opumping at the Palms. Don't miss the special countdown to midnight on their LED wall.
The DJ at Apex is KILLIN IT! The best throwback songs. We’re having way too much fun at the @Palms!! Don’t worry, he didn’t actually give me control.. if he had we’d be listening to Party in the USA on repeat. Thanks @DJIkon!!💃🏼 #Vegas2020 #NYE2020 @KTNV pic.twitter.com/P36h0FEhJW— Leah Pezzetti (@leahpezzetti) January 1, 2020
Nevada Highway Patrol shared a photograph is a totaled car near the US-95 and Interstate 15. The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI, NHP says.
#isitworthit This driver not only totaled his vehicle, he was also arrested on suspicion of DUI. This could have easily been a injury or fatal crash. Thankfully this guy will have the night in jail to think about his poor decisions. #drivesober #drivesafenv #lasvegas #nhpsocomm pic.twitter.com/wQrWkTAL8d— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) January 1, 2020
Clark County says that 4 people have been transported so far tonight to local hospitals from the Las Vegas Strip.
The crowd is growing in downtown Las Vegas. There are 11 bands throughout the night.
13 Action New's New Year's Eve special will kick off at 11 p.m. Our crews are getting ready for the show to begin.
Looks like the party is gathering steam on the Las Vegas Strip and in downtown Las Vegas.
Here's the latest info about traffic enforcement tonight.
🎆👮♂️LVMPD Traffic🎆👮♂️— LVMPD Traffic Bureau (@LVMPD_Traffic) January 1, 2020
Traffic officers dedicated to DUI enforcement have been on the streets since 7:30pm. In 2 hours, 10 impaired drivers have been given a one-way trip to the Clark County Detention Center or LV City Jail!!! #WeWillTakeYouStraightToJail #Where'sMyCar #TowYard pic.twitter.com/y4N6yUpxW9
Nevada Highway Patrol has stopped multiple drivers for excessive speed already tonight.
Chopper 13 is flying high above Las Vegas tonight. It will be shooting the fireworks on the Las Vegas Strip and a special countdown to midnight on the giant LED wall at the Palms hotel-casino.
Good evening and Happy New Year from the chopper crew and the whole team @KTNV. Hope everyone has a safe #NYE2020. Be sure to tune in at 11p and watch our NYE special starting at 11:30 as we count down to midnight. pic.twitter.com/h7Cf8PKXDZ— Chopper13 (@KTNVChopper13) January 1, 2020
Gov. Steve Sisolak says he stopped by the Vegas Fusion Center where local, state and federal agencies are keeping an eye on Las Vegas.
Just stopped by the Vegas fusion center where local, state, and federal agencies are coordinating in real-time to maximize their ability to detect, prevent, investigate, and respond to any potential public safety threats this New Year’s Eve. Thank you for keeping us safe! pic.twitter.com/eSC1e2xoy5— Governor Sisolak (@GovSisolak) January 1, 2020
Nevada Highway Patrol catches up with wrong-way driver on Las Vegas Boulevard near M Resort.
In case you thought we were joking. This was just a few minutes ago on Las Vegas Blvd near the M Resort. A wrong way driver. Please be extremely careful tonight if you have to travel, and do so responsibly. #drivesafenv #drivesober #nhpsocomm pic.twitter.com/aZU91IHeG9— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) January 1, 2020
Nevada Highway Patrol says it took 4 suspected DUI drivers to jail and stopped many other speeding motorists between 4 and 7 p.m.
#wetoldyouso From 4pm to 7pm we have already taken 4 DUI drivers to jail and have stopped many motorists for excessive speed. Be safe out there folks. #NYE #lasvegas #nhpsocomm pic.twitter.com/yXg24DfxOj— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) January 1, 2020
There are hundreds of police officers working in the Las Vegas valley tonight.
Henderson's Emergency Operations Center is open and busy tonight.
Our Emergency Operations Center is open tonight to provide support to the Las Vegas Valley for New Year’s Eve crowds. This is a service our city provides to help ensure a safe Southern Nevada. #NewYearsEve pic.twitter.com/xgxxp3z9k7— City of Henderson (@cityofhenderson) January 1, 2020
Road closures are in full effect, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
All inbound roads leading onto the Las Vegas Strip are fully closed to traffic.
Happy New Year's Eve from the @Palms - @leahpezzetti and I are certain we hit the location jackpot tonight, hanging on the 55th floor at Apex Social Club. We're ringing in the new year with a 2020 handshake, which I screwed up but oh well 🤝 @KTNV pic.twitter.com/QAYRTTcM13— Jackie Kostek (@JackieKostek) January 1, 2020
Clark County Fire Department personnel getting ready for the busy night.
Barricades are in place on the Las Vegas Strip between Sahara Avenue and Mandalay Bay Road. Las Vegas police begin clearing traffic.
Fremont Street is the place to BE for #VegasNYE!! @DerekJStevens joined @Joe_Bartels to break down the latest and greatest from downtown @CityOfLasVegas and I have your forecast all night on @KTNV #Vegas2020! pic.twitter.com/q7qQjixE5u— Dani Beckstrom (@danibeckstrom) January 1, 2020
Officers began closing all other westbound streets, roads ad alleys leading onto Las Vegas Boulevard between Sahara Avenue and Mandalay Bay Road from Koval Lane.
Road closures for New Year's Eve on the Las Vegas Strip begin. The Nevada Department of Transportation and Nevada Highway Patrol started with the Flamingo Road, Tropicana Avenue and Spring Mountain Road offramps.
13 Action News began broadcasting from the Las Vegas Strip, Fremont Street Experience and from the top of the Palms hotel-casino.
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If you want to avoid the roadways on New Year's Eve, 13 Action News will be live from the Las Vegas Strip and downtown Las Vegas to celebrate with the best live music and fireworks.
Watch "Vegas 2020 New Year's Eve" on channel 13. Our special coverage starts at 11 p.m.