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Las Vegas breaking news for November 28, 2017

Posted at 4:52 AM, Nov 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-28 20:16:52-05

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for November 28, 2017.

4:45 P.M.

Emergency personnel use the Jaws of Life to extract driver from a vehicle after they were involved in a crash near Oakey and Jones boulevards.

3:56 P.M.

A school bus carrying 59 students was involved in a hit-and-run crash near Owens Avenue and Walnut Road. The vehicle involved in the incident fled the scene.

No injuries have been reported from the scene of the crash. 

3:37 P.M.

Officers are investigating a robbery near the casino cage in the Bellagio hotel-casino. READ MORE

12:45 P.M.

Police say Bank of America near South Jones Boulevard and Spring Mountain Road was robbed around 12:18 p.m. The suspect was gone by the time police officers arrived. It's not known at this time how much the thief got away with. 

9:15 A.M.

The lockdown has been lifted at Johnson Junior High School. Police say they still have not made an arrest for the incident that led to the lockdown. 

8:15 A.M.

Police are investigating an incident between two people who live near Johnson Junior High School, which is near Westcliff and Buffalo drives. The school has been placed on lockdown as  precaution, but the incident is not believed to be related to the school. 

Police say they received a call around 6:30 a.m. from a home in the 100 block of South Cimarron Road. The caller said someone had rammed a garage and car with a Bobcat. Police were able to locate the Bobcat, which had been reported stolen, on Sherer Street. So far, no one has been arrested. Police say it appears that the incident is a result of a disagreement between former roommates.  

3:30 A.M.

Police say a man was shot around 3:30 a.m. in front of his residence in the 5300 block of Stampa Ave., which is near South Lindell Road and Edna Avenue. Police says the man was approached by someone with a gun and the thief took his cell phone and car. The victim was hit in the face and shot in the leg during the incident. He was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition. 


A house caught fire overnight on Leonard Avenue near H Street and Owens. Las Vegas Fire & Rescue says the ouse was vacant and may have been used by squatters. The house was heavily involved with fire when the fire department arrived. It took 20 minutes to bring fire under control. Damage is estimated at $150,000. No one was injured in the fire. 



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