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Las Vegas breaking news for August 15, 2018

Las Vegas breaking news for August 15, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for August 15, 2018
Posted at 4:13 AM, Aug 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-15 18:42:42-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for August 15, 2018.

1:30 P.M.

According to people stuck on Interstate 11, traffic has started moving in both directions. NHP confirmed around 2 p.m. that the freeway reopened.

11:10 A.M.

An incident at the Hoover Dam Bridge on Interstate 11 has closed all lanes. Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting a possible suicidal man on the side of the bridge. The incident began around 10:30 a.m. when witnesses called about a person walking around the outside of the bridge railing. 

10:30 A.M.

A small plane was landing at Henderson Executive Airport when it had a brake problem and went off the runway. No injuries were reported to the one person on board. There is minor damage to the plane, a Cirrus SR22. The runway is closed. The Associated Press is reporting the plane was returning from Santa Monica, California.

7:50 A.M.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue is on the scene of a fire near North 16th Street and East Bonanza Road. 

2:40 A.M.

Homicide detectives are investigating a possible homicide at Tahiti Village Resort, 7200 Las Vegas Blvd. South near Warm Springs Road. Police say they found a person bleeding at that location and medical personnel pronounced the person deceased. Detectives said the woman was walking with an unknown man about an hour before she was found. No suspect has been identified. 

Interactive Map: Murders investigated in the Las Vegas valley in 2018


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