This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for February 19, 2018.
Las Vegas police are investigating after they say a man robbed the cash cage at the South Point casino getting away with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect was then able to get away in a gold colored Cadillac.
North Las Vegas police are investigating a serious crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian at Lake Mead and Palmer. A 49-year-old woman was sent to UMC in critical condition. The intersection is closed during the investigation.
Las Vegas police say East Bonanza Road was shut down in both directions at North Sloan Lane after 2 vehicles crashed at 5 p.m. One vehicle ended up halfway in a ditch. One person was transported to UMC with life-threatening injuries, but was later upgraded to non-life-threatening condition. Bonanza Road should be back open before 7:30 p.m.
One person was treated for a minor injury after a garage fire at 6908 Sweetwater Place, near Alta Drive and Rainbow Boulevard. The garage was gutted and there was damage to the interior of the house. The cause is being investigated. Four pets were killed in the fire and three people were displaced. READ MORE
SWEETWATER UPDATE: TOC: 2:40PM. 6908 Sweetwater Place fire in garage of 1-sto house - OUT, 1 minor injury treated and released on scene, garage gutted, dmg to interior of house, cause U/I. PIO1 pic.twitter.com/dsou8Tr8Cb
— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) February 19, 2018
Officers are investigating a vehicle at the Devonshire apartment complex on the 4600 block Vegas Valley after a body was reportedly found inside.
The person had reportedly been sitting inside of the vehicle since at least 7 A.M.
Over 1,000 Henderson NVEnergy customers are without power this morning. The company expects the power to be restored to the area around U.S. 95 and Horizon Drive by 8:30 A.M.
Police say a person was found with a gunshot wound to the chest on the 4300 block of Del Santos Drive, near Tropicana and U.S. 95. FULL STORY
Firefighters are battling a fire near at a vacant motel near Las Vegas Boulevard and Carey Avenue. The fire initially started outside around midnight. A second fire started around 3 a.m. No injuries have been reported.
— Parker Collins (@parkercollinstv) February 19, 2018
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