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Las Vegas breaking news for February 27, 2019

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Posted at 6:09 AM, Feb 27, 2019

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

School police say 2 kids were transported to the hospital with minor injuries as a result of the crash involving a school bus and another vehicle just before 7:30 a.m.

8:53 A.M.
The coroner's office has identified Martin Velazquez as the 2-year-old who died on Feb. 25 after police say his mother, 29-year-old Cristina Moya, allegedly stabbed him to death. READ MORE

UPDATE 8:51 A.M.
School police say the students involved in the bus crash this morning attend Johnston Middle School near Losee Road and Tropical Parkway.

UPDATE 8:30 A.M.
School police say there were 51 students on board a school bus that was involved in a crash with another vehicle near Losee and Craig roads just before 7:30 a.m.

It is unknown if there are any injuries at this time.

Authorities are not sure who is at fault, and it is unknown what school the students attend.

Clark County School Department police, North Las Vegas police, and North Las Vegas firefighters are all involved with the investigation.

7:32 A.M.
There is a crash involving a school bus near Losee and Craig roads.

School police are on the scene, stay tuned for updates. No injuries have been reported so far.

UPDATE 6:52 A.M.
Authorities at McCarran say the fire has been cleared.

6:42 A.M.
Fire crews are responding to smoke at McCarran airport. Officials say the smoke was detected in an area where there is construction and not where passengers are. No flights have been delayed or canceled, operations are running as normal.

6:32 A.M.
Chopper 13 is monitoring another crash, this one near Tropicana Avenue and Steptoe Street. A car is blocking the SB lane of Steptoe, though it does not seem to be impacting traffic.

5:45 A.M.
Chopper 13 is over a crash near Fort Apache Road and Huntington Cove Parkway, near Wigwam Ave. It is described by Las Vegas police as a hit and run.

The crash is blocking one travel lane on SB Fort Apache.


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