This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for July 25, 2017.
LVMPD has closed W Sahara between Arville and Rye St because of a man with a firearm who is on the roof of the out-of-business Food 4 Less supermarket. Police say the man is not currently threatening people.
A suspect robbed a bank at 110 E. Harmon Avenue and took a teller hostage when leaving a bank. Las Vegas police said he then carjacked a vehicle with two people inside and then fled. READ MORE.
The pilot Piper PA24 plane made an emergency landing in a dry lake bed near Henderson. The FAA said the pilot was flying from Henderson Executive Airport to Boise, Idaho, when the pilot declared a mayday due to an engine problem. The plane landed safely. Initially, Las Vegas police and the National Park Service were looking for the plane in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. However, the FAA later reported the pilot fixed the fuel issue, took off without incident and resumed the flight around 4:50 p.m.
The Nevada Department of Corrections reported Tuesday that on Monday around 12:10 a.m., inmate Morris Hutchison died at the Regional Medical Facility inside the Northern Nevada Correction Center in Carson City. Hutchison, a 64-year-old male, was committed from Clark County on Jan. 21, 2016, and was serving a sentence of 2 years and 2 months to 9 years for attempted theft and possession/selling/transferring documents to establish false identity.
The hiker has been extricated from Red Rock and transported to UMC Trauma.
HIKER UPDATE: Hiker was extricated, transported to UMC Trauma, all units in service. PIO1
— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) July 25, 2017
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue is reporting that a hiker is in need of rescue at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. LVFR says the hiker fell in difficult terrain and crews are trying to access victim. Injuries are described as serious.
A fire inside an office building near Maryland Parkway and Desert Inn Road sends one person to the hospital. The extent of his injuries are unknown at this time, as well as the amount of damage done.