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Las Vegas breaking news for Aug. 21, 2019

Posted: 5:21 AM, Aug 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-22 11:05:49-04
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The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

10 P.M.
A 63-year-old pedestrian was hit while crossing West Desert Inn Road near Canyon Lake Drive. Police say 55-year-old Reginald Vertison was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

12:09 P.M.
Clark County Fire Department responding to a fire at 3646 Scotwood Street near Twain Avenue. A total of 5 engines, 1 truck and 1 rescue responded. 2 adults and 3 dogs were displaced. No injuries reported.

9:45 A.M.
A male pedestrian was hit and killed by a Union Pacific train near Owens Avenue and Stocker. No one on the train was injured. The train was on its way from Chicago to Los Angeles.

9:45 A.M.
The Clark County Public Guardian's office is asking for help in identifying a woman who is in the care of a local hospital. If you know who she is, contact their office at pubgdn@clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-4332.

9:11 A.M.
Las Vegas police say they fired at a dog in the 9600 block of West Tropicana Avenue while investigating reports of two men shooting into neighborhood windows. Upon arrival at the scene, officers saw two men with a pit bull. The men were eventually taken into custody along with the dog after it charged at the officers with one firing at the dog to scare it away. The men were found to have airsoft guns. No injuries were initially reported along with damages. The incident remains under investigation.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue respond to fire in large, vacant home at 3011 Alta Drive. Alta Drive closed between Rancho and Campbell drives. No injuries reported.
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue respond to fire in large, vacant home at 3011 Alta Drive. Alta Drive closed between Rancho and Campbell drives. No injuries reported.

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