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Breaking news for July 17, 2017

Breaking news for July 17
Posted at 3:17 PM, Jul 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-18 11:30:59-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for July 17, 2017.

10:10 P.M.

Las Vegas police took a shooting suspect into custody at 10:10 p.m. after an hour-long search in the area of West Sahara Avenue and Teddy Drive. 

4:55 P.M.

A power pole caught on fire on St. Louis Avenue, near Maryland Parkway.

4:30 P.M.

The city of Las Vegas traffic signals at the intersection of Charleston and Las Vegas boulevards currently are operating only on four-way red flash.  Motorists can expect delays at this intersection until as late as 11 p.m. tonight. Please use caution when driving through this area. Those who can take an alternate route and avoid this intersection today should do so. Crews are in the process of making the necessary repairs and hope to have the traffic signals working normally by 11 p.m. tonight, barring further inclement weather.

3:50 P.M.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue reporting that a car hit a pole near Vegas Drive and Simmons. One person transported to hospital.

2:30 P.M.

United Flight 301 was forced to return to McCarran International Airport this afternoon after a check engine light came on. About 160 people were on board at the time. At last check, McCarran officials were still deciding if the passengers would be put on another flight.


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