The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.
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.
#trafficalert Fatal Crash 15NB/US95NB/MLK on ramp. Auto/Pedestrian crash. The entire 15NB/US95NB on ramp is closed. Use alternate routes, expect delays in the area. PIO is enroute. #drivesafenv #buckleup #drivesober #nhpsocomm— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) August 10, 2020
The RTC reports a seven-mile backup on Interstate 15 southbound towards California. Expect long delays.
#FASTALERT— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) August 9, 2020
8/9/2020 2:50 PM
Heavy Traffic I-15 South to California
7 Mile Back-Up
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.
TECHNICAL RESCUE UPDATE: Window washer brought down successfully, taken to Hospital for general wellness check, operation took approximately 1 hour. All crews cleared scene. 12 story bldg, washer was at 10th floor (red circle). #PIO1NEWS pic.twitter.com/mVSGx3tHHn— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) August 9, 2020
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.
TECHNICAL RESCUE - TOC: 11:08AM. 2400 W Sahara Ave U.S. BANK hi-rise, window washer stuck on front of 12-sto bldg at 10th flr, mechanical malfunction of device, worker not injured, crews on scene to assist worker to get down safely. #PIO1NEWS E10,42, T1, R44, HR44, B1 pic.twitter.com/fVLACeh5Th— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) August 9, 2020
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
08/08/20 - SVAC Flex team officers make traffic stop and recover over $45,000 in cash and multiple DETR unemployment benefit cards in various names.— LVMPD SVAC (@LVMPDSVAC) August 9, 2020
Read more at:https://t.co/6N47bChQuG pic.twitter.com/4mkg90d89V
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
Crews found two dead goats on the scene of a fire around 2 a.m. READ MORE
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