Construction worker killed at airport project

A construction worker was killed Monday while working on the Terminal 3 roadway project at McCarran International Airport, officials said.

The Las Vegas Paving Corp. employee was fatally injured about 11 a.m. in an incident involving a compact motorized earth-moving shovel, officials said.

Paramedics took the man to a Las Vegas hospital, where he died a short time later, Clark County Fire Department spokesman Scott Allison said. The man’s name wasn’t immediately released.

Officials from Nevada’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating, Allison said.

Airport Director Randall Walker issued a statement offering condolences to the victim’s friends, family and co-workers.


Authorities ID woman stabbed to death

A woman who police said was stabbed to death by her husband Friday night has been identified as 39-year-old Janet Nual.

Las Vegas police went to the couple’s home at 6283 Humus Ave., near Warm Springs Road and Jones Boulevard, about 11 p.m. after two 911 calls. In the first call, a woman told dispatchers her husband was "going crazy."

Edwin M. Magbanua, 50, met officers at the door with blood on his clothes and said, "I stabbed her in the stomach. You need to help her," according to a police report.

Nual was taken to University Medical Center, where she later died.

Magbanua was booked on charges of murder with a deadly weapon.


Woman killed on motor scooter identified

A 78-year-old woman killed Sunday morning when her motorized scooter was struck by a vehicle on Sahara Avenue has been identified as Odilia Consuegra-Rodriguez.

Witnesses told Las Vegas police that the woman was crossing the street at Maroney Avenue, near Maryland Parkway, at 9:46 a.m. when a Nissan Pathfinder driven by 48-year-old Manuel Avila struck her scooter.

The woman was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, where she died. The driver of the Nissan was not hurt.

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