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Las Vegas breaking news for February 19, 2019

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Posted at 8:48 AM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 08:58:20-05

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

5:30 P.M.
Las Vegas police responded to a call at an apartment complex in the 5300 block of Retablo Avenue about a death of a person - possibly a suicide - on Monday. This person might have been exposed to hazardous material, according to the coroner. So, a precautionary lockdown of the area near Flamingo and Lindell Roads was in place, according to police.


10:21 A.M.
Police have released the mug shot of 23-year-old Benjamin Perri, suspected of slamming into an Nevada Highway Patrol vehicle on Feb. 16 while at a traffic stop on northbound U.S. 95 near Ann Road. FULL STORY

10:06 A.M.
NV Energy is reporting 363 customers without power right now, 34 of those customers are in Clark County. To view current outages click here.

9:00 A.M.
Authorities say the 2 missing girls from east Las Vegas have been found and that both girls are safe. No foul play is expected.

8:54 A.M.
Authorities have released the identity of the 48-year-old man found dead on a boat at Lake Mead on the Feb. 15. He has been identified as Todd Michael Hemphill. Police are still investigating the cause of death.

8:49 A.M.
We now know the name of the 23-year-old man who fell near the High Roller on Feb. 15. Police have identified Stefan Quinton Jones-Green of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. FULL STORY.

8:45 A.M.
Police say 5 vehicles are involved in a crash near Flamingo Road and Swenson Street. There is traffic in the area. Stay tuned for updated.


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