Local NewsBreaking News Blog


Las Vegas breaking news for Jan. 7, 2021

Breaking news for July 18
Posted at 5:46 PM, Jan 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-13 17:42:20-05

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

10:30 P.M.
Las Vegas police are investigating a deadly crash involving a pedestrian on Windmill Lane and Eastern Avenue shortly before 7 p.m. Police say the pedestrian died at the hospital and the driver is suspected of DUI. READ MORE.

8:03 P.M.
Las Vegas police are investigating a homicide on East Charleston Boulevard between Lamb and Nellis boulevards. READ MORE

5:34 P.M.
Police in North Las Vegas are asking for help finding a 76-year-old man who went missing on Monday.

76-year-old John Thomas Callen was reported missing by his family. He was last seen driving his tan 2008 Chevrolet Silverado, a four-door extended cab (Nevada 726VMF) pickup truck, near his home on Jan. 4, 2021, between 12 and 1 p.m. His home is on West Rosada Way, near West Washburn Road and Valley Drive.

76-year-old John Thomas Callen (Photo credit: North Las Vegas Police Department)

Callen is described as a man about 6-feet tall, 175 pounds, brown eyes and brown hair. It is unknown what he was last wearing. He looks very similar to the photo provided, which is about 1 year old. Callen currently suffers from dementia.

All hospitals are asked to check their registries for Callen, or any John Doe matching the above description, and to notify police immediately if found. It should be noted that HIPPA permits disclosure upon request to law enforcement, and is authorized pursuant, 45 C.F.R. section 154.512.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Callen is asked to contact the North Las Vegas Police Department immediately at 702-633-9111.

5:19 P.M.
Las Vegas police are investigating reports of a bomb threat at Trump Tower, but the agency says it has found no reason to believe the threat to be legitimate at this time. Officers are on the scene.

12:20 A.M.
Las Vegas firefighters battled a 2-alarm fire overnight at a condo construction site in the northwest part of the valley on Thursday. READ MORE.


WATCH: Click here to watch 13 Action News

Get more news on the KTNV Facebook and Twitter pages

SUBSCRIBE to get breaking news emails delivered to your inbox

Watch KTNV news and livestreams on Roku and Apple TV