Local News


Breaking news for May 19

Posted at 6:04 AM, May 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-23 11:52:57-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for May 19.

10:30 P.M.

The crash near Jean was between two Hondas where one vehicle rolled and ejected a man, who was pronounced dead at the scene. It's too early to tell if impairment or speed was a factor in the crash. UPDATE MAY 22: The man was identified as Buddy Ray Noe II of Jean. He died of multiple blunt force injuries.

9:50 P.M.

Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on State Route 161 near Jean. It was reported around 9 p.m. No other details have been released.

9 P.M.

A black sedan struck a pedestrian around 7:20 p..m. near Tropicana Avenue and Duneville Street, just east of Jones Boulevard. The pedestrian was transported to UMC Trauma in unknown condition but police said the pedestrian was alert and talking after the crash.

7 P.M.

Las Vegas police responded to a person with a gun call near U.S. 95 and Ann Road. Police stopped a car that fit the description of a person pointing a gun at another person. Police are investigating possible charges. The freeway was briefly shut down.

11:17 A.M.

Around 11:48 a.m., Las Vegas police attempted to pull over a motorcycle near Charleston Boulevard and Spencer Street. The motorcycle drove off, traveling at high speeds on the freeway. Police are following, though not chasing, keeping an eye on him from a safe distance. The subject on the motorcycle is possibly wanted in connection with a robbery.

8:30 A.M.

Active fire on Cactus and I-15. This is a developing situation, more details to come.

6 A.M.

A multi-vehicle accident is causing road closures on Carey Avenue and Simmons Street.