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Breaking news for August 30, 2017

Breaking news for August 30
Posted at 6:05 AM, Aug 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-30 22:08:36-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for August 30, 2017.

7:05 P.M.

Las Vegas police were able to get a woman to safety after she got past the safety fence and threatened to jump onto southbound U.S. 95 at Lake Mead Boulevard. Las Vegas police said they are getting the woman crisis help. No road closures were necessary.

5:30 P.M.

A 54-year-old woman was transported to Sunrise Trauma with minor injuries to her neck and arms after a crash involving a Jeep and a Hyundai SUV near Russell Road and Galleria Drive, according to Henderson police.

5:15 P.M.

A Boeing 757 cargo plane operated by UPS reported having pressurization issues and landed safely at McCarran International Airport at 5:06 p.m. with four people on board. Flight originated in Louisville, Kentucky.

3:45 P.M.

The man suspected of shooting on a bus near Bonanza Road and Nellis Boulevard has been taken into custody. READ MORE.

3:40 P.M.

23-year-old Alejandra Robertson was taken into custody. She is accused of hitting a homeless person with her car near Harmon Avenue and Wynn Road and driving away from the scene on Aug. 15.

3:30 P.M.

Three people were taken to the hospital after a crash involving an ambulance and a vehicle near Bonanza Road and Casino Center Drive.

1:39 P.M.

Firefighters responded to a report of a fire at Valley High School around 11:53 p.m. Tuesday. When they arrived, they found a small fire on the outside of a portable classroom. The fire was out in five minutes and no injuries were reported. Damage is estimated at $500. School remains in session and the fire is under investigation.

12:45 P.M.

Las Vegas police have responded to shots fired near Nellis Boulevard and Bonanza Road. A source told 13 Action News that the man was reportedly shooting on a bus in the area. Nellis Boulevard is closed in the area. Surrounding businesses have been evacuated. READ MORE.


6:30 A.M.

Firefighters respond to car fire near Las Vegas Boulevard and Serene Avenue.


Gunfire was exchanged between 2 masked suspects and a clerk at a store near Eastern Avenue and U.S. 95. The clerk was not injured. The suspects were able to get away.


Firefighters responded to reports of a fire at the Rio. However, it has not been confirmed if there was an actual fire.


Police say that the persons involved in the shooting near Tropicana Avenue and Maryland Parkway late Tuesday night have been arrested. The person who was shot is in stable condition. The names of those arrested have not been released yet.


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