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Las Vegas breaking news for March 6, 2019

Posted: 5:21 AM, Mar 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-06 20:05:34-05
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The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

4:50 P.M.
The Southern Nevada Health District has identified an active case of tuberculosis at Durango High School. READ MORE

UPDATE 1:11 P.M.:
Anthony Saville Middle School remains on soft lockdown but authorities say dismissal will still take place using the Grand Teton Drive entrance.

Las Vegas police received a call just before 8 a.m. that a house on Block Goal Avenue near the school was shot at by an unknown subject.

Police believe the subject is now at residence on Ackerman Avenue. There is a barricade at that location as officials try to make contact with the subject.

11:30 P.M.
Las Vegas police and firefighters are attempting to rescue a person trapped in a flooded area near Mt. Charleston.

11:17 P.M.
Anthony Saville Middle School, near Torrey Pines and Grand Teton drives, is on a lockdown due to police activity in the area, according to school police. Stay tuned for updates.

10:44 A.M.
Spring Mountain Ranch says park gates are closed due to rain and flooding.

9:37 A.M.
The Scenic Drive at Red Rock is closed due to heavy rain this morning.

8:54 A.M.
Due to significant snowfall this morning, Lee Canyon says it is closing Sherwood Chairlift. Updates can be found here.

8:45 A.M.
The US-95 SB remains heavily congested after an early morning crash near US-95 and I-15. Expect delays.

6:32 A.M.
A crash near the US-95 north and Craig Road is causing light traffic in the area.

Heavier traffic is reported at the US-95 near I-15, where traffic is backed up backup is all the way to Jones. That crash involves a patrol vehicle.

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The latest crash near Craig Road and 95 is the fourth crash on the US-95 this morning.

6:03 A.M.
Another crash to report on the US-95. This one near Sunset Road is causing blocked lanes and traffic in the SB lanes of the 95.

5:46 A.M.
A rollover crash near Charleston Boulevard and the US-95 south, on the Charleston on-ramp, is causing traffic on the area. Avoid the area if you can.

5:20 A.M.
Slick roads are causing slow moving traffic at the US-95 and the I-15. A crash is blocking all but one lane open on the 95 south. Traffic is backed up all the way to Valley View Boulevard.

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