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Las Vegas breaking news for March 8, 2019

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Posted at 5:21 AM, Mar 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-09 06:21:11-05

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

11:45 P.M.
Officers were called to a fatal crash near the intersection of Nellis Boulevard and Sahara Avenue. Three pedestrians were involved in the collision as a car crashed into a bus stop. One of the pedestrians was killed in the crash and impairment was suspected of the driver with an on-going investigation, according to police.

8:30 P.M.
Las Vegas Fire and Rescue crews responded to an arcade machine fire inside the STRAT hotel-casino. Fire officers report an automatic sprinkle extinguished the fire without extension or any injuries. The cause remains under investigation.

8:05 P.M.
Las Vegas police responded to a home invasion in the 7200 block of Trading Post Lane, near Washington Avenue and Tenaya Way. Officers were able to evacuate the family home but SWAT was called as a barricade situation ensued with the suspects remaining in the residence. Road closures were in place at the scene while this was an active situation.

3:37 P.M.
Henderson police are at the scene of a crash involving a 15-year-old pedestrian at Olympic Avenue and Green Valley Parkway. Road closures were in place at the scene of the collision. READ MORE

2:28 P.M.
The Clark County Fire Department responded to structure fire at 3760 E. Sunset Rd. The building was previously a K-Mart and currently unoccupied. Multiple crews were able to extinguish the flames on the roof, and no injuries were reported.

1:30 P.M.
Las Vegas police say Quiana Farrow is the woman suspected of stabbing 2 people on an RTC bus March 7 near Sahara Avenue and Paradise Road. The people suffered non-life threatening injuries. Farrow was taken into custody at the scene.

The following video is video of the scene on March 7.

5:15 A.M.
2 people were displaced after a fire at the Oasis Emerald Apartments near Nellis Boulevard and Stewart Avenue around 3:25 a.m., according to authorities. The cause of the fire is under investigation and firefighters say it was contained to one affected apartment, There were no reported injuries during the incident.


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