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Breaking News for April 23

Posted at 7:39 AM, Apr 23, 2017

This is a roundup of all of the breaking news for April 23, 2017.

10 P.M.

An elevator control panel was producing light smoke on the 33rd floor of New York-New York Hotel & Casino around 9 p.m. The source of the smoke was found and fixed. 

9:55 P.M.

A mother and a child were taken to the hospital after being struck by a car near South Bruce Street & East Charleston Boulevard around 8 p.m.  Their injuries are non-life-threatening and the driver stayed on scene. East Charleston is closed between Bruce & Burnham Avenue while it's being investigated.

3:15 P.M.

Las Vegas police arrested a man for shooting a gun in the air Sunday afternoon in the parking lot of Sandpiper Apartments near Oakey and Decatur boulevards. No one was injured.

1:05 P.M.

Police say the woman who was stabbed earlier today is dead. Police also say that a friend of the woman called the police after she went to her friend's apartment. Homicide detectives are investigating. READ MORE.

12:30 P.M.

2 people are in critical condition after a domestic-related incident around 11:47 a.m. Police say a man stabbed a woman and then stabbed himself. It happened at Bonanza Studio Apartments at 2221 W. Bonanza Road near Rancho Drive. They were transported to UMC Trauma.

10:30 A.M.

An American Airlines plane bound for Charlotte, North Carolina, was forced to return to McCarran International Airport at around 9:20 a.m. because an indicator light signaled that an engine had gone out. The plane was able to land safely. It is not known if there was an actual problem with the engine. 197 people were on board.

9:15 A.M.

Road closures are no longer in effect near scene of homicide in North Las Vegas. No other information has been released at this time. READ MORE.

7:30 A.M.

North Las Vegas police are investigating a homicide in the 3100 block of Tropical Parkway near Losee Road. Police say an adult male was shot to death around 3 a.m. READ MORE.

6 A.M.

A vacant house on Shirley Street near Tropicana Avenue and Swenson Street caught fire overnight. The fire may have been caused by squatters according to fire department.