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Las Vegas breaking news for April 17, 2018

Posted: 7:12 AM, Apr 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-18 00:01:31Z
Las Vegas breaking news for April 17, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for April 17, 2018

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for April 17, 2018.

4:13 P.M.

Police are looking for a man who robbed a Bank of America location near Spring Mountain Road and Wynn. Police say the man was wearing a mask during the robbery. There were reports of gunfire but no one was injured. No one has been arrested at this time. 

9:18 A.M.

Three people were displaced in a fire in the 5200 block of Rebecca Road, near Rainbow Boulevard and Rancho Drive. When firefighters entered the home, it was completely filled with thick smoke. They found the fire in a rear bedroom and had it out within a few minutes. The fire was confined to the bedroom, the hallway outside the bedroom and a small area of the attic above the bedroom. The rest of the house had smoke damage. Damage was estimated at $50,000. Fire investigators believe the fire started on a sofa in the bedroom. The exact cause of the fire could not be determined; careless smoking could not be ruled out.

6:17 A.M.

Las Vegas police are responding to a single vehicle crash that occurred at a private property in the 1900 block of Pasadena Boulevard near Lake Mead Boulevard and Mount Hood Street. FULL STORY

1:15 A.M.

Three people were displaced in a fire in the 300 block of Yosemite Street, near Alta Drive and Jones Boulevard. When firefighters arrived, light smoke was coming out the front door of the one-story, wood-frame house. Firefighters found the fire in a bedroom of the house and had the fire out in a few minutes. The fire was confined to a small area in the bedroom.  The rest of the house had light smoke damage. Damage was estimated at $5,000. The exact cause could not be determined.

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