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Breaking news for July 8, 2017

Posted at 11:22 AM, Jul 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-09 13:43:25-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news in the Las Vegas valley for July 8, 2017.

6:28 P.M.

The flooding caused by a fire pipe leak at Planet Hollywood has led to the cancellation of one of its shows. According to the show's Facebook page, Crazy Girls will not perform tonight.

Meanwhile, recent reports indicate that the flooding has stopped. Crews are working to clean up the residual water. The north side of the casino floor is currently closed.

4:45 P.M.

Guests at Planet Hollywood spotted water pouring out of a light fixture at a Starbucks inside the hotel-casino on Saturday. Caesars Entertainment representative Adrienne Prather-Marcos says that the incident was caused by a fire pipe leak. 

3:50 P.M.

A Delta plane traveling from San Diego to Minneapolis was forced to divert to Las Vegas due to mechanical problems. READ MORE

2:54 P.M.

67-year-old Calvin Harris has been safely located and reunited with his family, according to Las Vegas Police. READ MORE.

12:46 P.M.

A black Chrysler 300 and a green Toyota Prius crashed around 11:41 a.m. in the intersection of West Craig Road and Tenaya Way. Police say one person was trapped in their vehicle, and was pronounced dead after they were taken to the hospital. Drivers are asked to avoid the area while officials continue to investigate. READ MORE.

10:20 A.M.

The Potosi Fire has burned more than 400 acres, according to Clark County firefighters. READ MORE