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Las Vegas breaking news for Jan. 28, 2021

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Posted at 7:17 AM, Jan 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-29 01:44:39-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

10:18 A.M.
Crews responded to a fire in an attic on Huntington Street, near Washington Avenue and Decatur Boulevard. No injuries to report. The cause of the fire is unknown.

9:15 P.M.
Las Vegas police say one lane is closed on Sahara Avenue near Las Vegas Boulevard following a traffic stop related to a suspected robbery in a different area.

8:50 A.M.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has safely located 76-year-old Nancy Gillie. Police reported her missing on Wednesday in the area of Sahara Avenue and Rainbow Boulevard.

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UPDATE 8:10 A.M.
The Nevada Highway Patrol says the crash on NB US-95 at Russell Road involved a motorcyclist and has turned into a critical injury crash.

This is what the scene looked like earlier in the morning:

7 A.M.
A crash on US-95 NB at Russell Road has the freeway closed, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation. Drivers were advised to use alternative routes.

3:35 A.M.
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue respond to garage fire in a one-story, wood-frame house at 3437 Winterhaven Street near Rainbow Boulevard and Gowan Road. It took firefighters only six minutes to bring the fire under control. They were able to contain it to the garage and prevent it from burning into the living portion of the house. The cause of the fire is undetermined. Damage is estimated at $20,000. The American Red Cross is assisting two adults and one child who are displaced by the fire.


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