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Las Vegas breaking news for August 26, 2018

Posted at 9:50 AM, Aug 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-27 09:15:35-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for August 26, 2018.

11:25 A.M.

The intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Gowan Road is closed as North Las Vegas Police officers investigate a minor injury accident. 

10 A.M.

There are currently more than 1,500 customers in the 89141 zip code (Southern Highlands) without power. Estimated time of restoration is 11 a.m. No reason for outage listed on NV Energy website


Las Vegas Fire and Rescue firefighters responded to a call of heavy smoke at the La Terra Garden Apartments where, apparently, the occupants had fallen asleep while cooking food on a camping stove that was up against the kitchen wall, setting the wall on fire. No one was injured and damage is estimated at $25,000.



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