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Las Vegas breaking news for November 8, 2018

Posted: 9:59 AM, Nov 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-09 01:27:27Z

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for November 8, 2018.

1:36 P.M.

Police said an 87-year-old man was carjacked in the 6700 block of Del Rey Avenue, near Rainbow Boulevard and Charleston Boulevard. The victim's silver Toyota Avalon was taken along with his wallet. The man suffered a broken collarbone and was found on the ground. The suspect remains at large. Police said this was not related to the carjacking of another elderly person earlier this week  but these types of crimes will not be tolerated. 

12:53 P.M.

The Clark County Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at in the 5000 block of Shadow Boxer Court, near Nellis Boulevard and Wyoming Avenue. Upon arrival, personnel reported smoke and flames coming from the garage of a two-story house. Firefighters initiated an offensive attack and knocked the fire down at a reported time of 1:04 p.m. The fire is under investigation. Damage was described as minor. One patient was evaluated on scene for burns, but it is unknown if they were transported. No other injuries were reported. It is unknown if anyone was displaced as a result of the incident.

4:15 A.M.

Flamingo at I-15 is now back open following a crash overnight. A 36-year-old man was killed and the NHP wants to stress that he wasn't wearing his seatbelt. The crash involved a Chrysler 200 and a minivan. Investigators say somehow the driver of the Chrysler 200 lost control and went into oncoming traffic on Flamingo. That driver was pronounced dead at UMC. The people in the minivan received minor injuries but are going to be OK.

3:08 A.M.

The Clark County Fire Department responded to a report of a fire in the 3300 block of North Nellis Boulevard, near Cheyenne Avenue. Upon arrival, personnel reported a mobile home with smoke and flames coming from the structure. Firefighters initiated an offensive attack and knocked the fire down at a reported time of 3:21 a.m. Firefighters determined the cause of the fire to be an electrical issue originating from the refrigerator. Damage was described as minor. No injuries were reported. It is unknown if anyone was displaced as a result of the incident.

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