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Breaking news for August 17, 2017

Posted at 4:51 AM, Aug 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-17 20:10:13-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news in the Las Vegas valley for August 17, 2017.

4 P.M.

A pickup truck drove into a first-floor apartment at 3950 S. Mountain Vista Street, just north of Flamingo Road. Three people are injured, including the driver, who is being investigated for impairment. READ MORE.

3:40 P.M.

Henderson Police are searching for an 80-year-old Henderson woman who went missing yesterday. Janine Cassidy was last seen on Aug. 16 around 11:45 a.m. driving in the area of St. Rose Parkway and Interstate 215. She was driving to Saint Rose Dominican Hospital – Siena Campus, to meet with a family member, but never arrived.

Cassidy is driving a tan 2007 Lincoln Town Car with Nevada license plate 40C 519. She is described as a white woman, about 5'2" and weighing about 145 pounds with short blonde/gray hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing black pants, a black sweater and carrying a black purse. Cassidy’s family is concerned for her safety due to possible early onset of dementia.

6:30 A.M.

A car has flipped on its side near Durango Drive and Elkhorn in the Centennial Hills area.

5 A.M.

A crash on southbound Interstate 15 north of Sahara has resulted in traffic delays to the Spaghetti Bowl.

3:30 A.M.

2 people were arrested after shots were fired early this morning. It happened near Harrah's Las Vegas on the Las Vegas Strip. No one was injured.


2 A.M.

There was a small fire in an apartment near Twain Avenue and Boulder Highway. 2 people were displaced. No one was injured.



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