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Las Vegas breaking news for January 18, 2019

Posted at 6:43 AM, Jan 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-18 18:57:24-05

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

2:33 P.M.

Las Vegas police are investigating a suspicious death in the 3700 block of Bronco Billy Court. The initial call came in as a suicide but the circumstances are suspicious. As of now, it's being called a possible suspicious death.

1:35 P.M.

Police release the mug shot of the man who attempted to rob a Bank of America Thursday near Bridger Avenue and South 4th Street. During the incident police discovered a suspicious item which caused the area to be evacuated. The suspect is identified as 38-year-old Jeramy Edgel. He is charged with hoax bomb used in furtherance of another felony, attempted robbery and first degree burglary.

12:33 P.M.

Local firefighters responded to a mobile home fire at 3990 Las Vegas Blvd. North at 12:33 p.m. All occupants were able to escape prior to the fire department's arrival. Fire was knocked down by 1:03 p.m. One person treated at scene for smoke inhalation. One person and 2 dogs displaced. Cause under investigation.

9 A.M.

Missing teenager Byron Worthey-Avila has returned home.

6:40 A.M.

There are more than 2,200 customers currently without power in Las Vegas area. The outage is primarily in the area near Simmons Street and West Lone Mountain Road. Damage to equipment is listed as cause. Restoration time is estimated to be 8:45 a.m.


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