A plane from Los Angeles landed safely in Las Vegas Monday morning after the smell of smoke was detected on board.
Now paralyzed from the neck down, former IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt is looking for a different type of victory at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Wednesday, when he will become the first person in the nation to receive a restricted driver’s license for a semi-autonomous vehicle.
It’s unclear if the man was in a marked crosswalk about 7:20 p.m., when the vehicle slammed into him on the 3400 block of East Lake Mead Boulevard, near North Pecos Road, North Las Vegas police spokeswoman Ann Cavaricci said.
The ramp connecting southbound U.S. Highway 95 to southbound Interstate 15 will be torn down this weekend, making it the first bridge to be demolished for the $1 billion widening of the Spaghetti Bowl interchange known as Project Neon, the Nevada Department of Transportation said.
The Nevada Department of Transportation will hold a meeting Thursday to gather input about plans to improve traffic flows for the U.S. Highway 95 interchange at Charleston Boulevard.