A preliminary investigation indicates a taxi ran a red light and hit a truck, causing the cab to spin and strike the female pedestrian in a downtown intersection, Las Vegas police said.
Dalton LaFerney is a criminal justice and breaking news reporter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Prior to joining the Review-Journal in 2020, his work appeared in the Denton Record-Chronicle, Dallas Observer, Dallas Morning News and Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is a Texas native.
A man was fatally shot late Friday night in the central valley, a Las Vegas homicide detective said early Saturday morning.
Las Vegas police have arrested one person on suspicion of possessing or manufacturing an explosive device after a suspicious package was discovered in a storage unit in the central valley Friday.
A person called 911 at about 9 p.m. Thursday, claiming he was shot by his grandfather, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Miguel Ibarra said.
Aviaon Lee, 28, was arrested on felony charges of first-degree arson and burglary with deadly weapon.
Police said a sedan and motorcycle crashed at about 2:45 p.m. on the 6200 block of East Tropicana Avenue, and debris from the crash caused minor injuries to a nearby pedestrian.
No injuries were reported, and the American Red Cross was assisting displaced residents.
The crashed occurred around 8 p.m. at Nellis Boulevard and Bonanza Road, and one person was taken to an area hospital, police said.
A man died after he was shot Sunday night during a drug deal Sunday night, North Las Vegas police said in a news release.
Fong Elementary School, 2200 James Bilbray Drive, was put on lockdown.
The vehicle left the scene. Police said the pedestrian suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Dozens of parents and students took part in a candlelight vigil at a North Las Vegas school Saturday night on behalf of two young students struck by a truck at a nearby crosswalk.
A driver was arrested on suspicion of distracted driving after a pickup truck struck a 9-year-old girl and her 12-year-old brother while they were crossing a street in North Las Vegas, police said.
A lawsuit filed last week against Las Vegas police asks the courts to end the practice of local police agencies holding people on federal immigration detainers.