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Las Vegas breaking news for Aug. 9, 2020

Breaking news for July 18
Posted at 7:50 AM, Aug 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-10 01:11:58-04

The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

10 P.M.
Nevada Highway Patrol is on the scene of a fatal crash on MLK Boulevard ramp to the 15/95 northbound. The entire I-15NB/US-95NB ramp is closed, avoid the area.

2:50 P.M.
The RTC reports a seven-mile backup on Interstate 15 southbound towards California. Expect long delays.

Watch a livestream of the I-15 near Primm (no sound):

UPDATE 1:49 P.M.
Las Vegas firefighters say a window washer is safe after a rescue shortly before noon. Crews responded to reports that he was stuck on the 10th floor of a high-rise building due to equipment malfunction. The man rescued was brought to the hospital or observation.

11:47 A.M.
Las Vegas Fire and Rescue is rescuing a window washer who authorities say is stuck on the 10th floor of a 12 story building. The worker is not injured, crews say. 13 Action News has a crew on the way, check back for updates.

9:13 A.M.
Las Vegas police say a traffic stop led to an arrest on Saturday and the suspects had $45,000 in cash and multiple unemployment cards in various names in their possession. READ MORE

6 A.M.
Las Vegas police are investigating a homicide on H Street near Lake Mead and Martin Luther King boulevards. Sean DeLancey has the initial report, watch below. READ MORE

Police: Homicide investigation in Las Vegas Sunday morning

2:30 A.M.
Crews found two dead goats on the scene of a fire around 2 a.m. READ MORE


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