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Las Vegas breaking news for February 27, 2018

Posted: 5:42 AM, Feb 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-28 12:34:56Z
Las Vegas breaking news for February 27, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 27, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 27, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 27, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 27, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 27, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 27, 2018

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for February 27, 2018.

5:25 P.M.

A school bus with 60 students on board was involved in a crash around 4 p.m. near Hualapai Way and Homestretch Drive. No injuries have been reported. One parent called medical because their child felt dizzy but the child was not transported. 

NOON

A 33-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday after North Las Vegas police said she carried a pickax onto a school campus while children were at lunch. READ MORE

8:06 A.M.

Police are investigating an incident near U.S. 95 and Jones Boulevard involving a stolen vehicle.

Officers were first told of a stolen car in the area of Washington Avenue and Rainbow Boulevard. The car was then seen in the area of Jones Boulevard and the U.S. 95 and responding officers found it crashed into a wall.

The suspected car thief is still at large.

5:06 A.M.

A male pedestrian was hit by a vehicle around 5 a.m. It happened in the 4700 block of East Craig Road near Nellis Boulevard.

Eastbound Craig is open, with one lane restriction, but flowing normally.  All the eastbound lanes should be re-opened by 7:30 a.m.

Westbound Craig is closed between Lamont & Puebla while CSI processes the scene.  Westbound lanes should be re-opened by 9:00 a.m.

The pedestrian was transported to hospital with non-life threatening. The driver remained on scene and did not appear to be impaired. 

OVERNIGHT

One person is dead after being shot in the desert near East Lake Mead and Pabco Road. READ MORE

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