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Rancho closed at Decatur due to fatal crash involving pedestrian

One person was killed in a fatal crash near N. Decatur Boulevard and N. Rancho Drive, Metro Police said.

It happened around 7:10 p.m. Rancho is shut down at Decatur Boulevard.

Drivers may want to avoid the area... Read More

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Man barricaded in apartment near Jones and Gowan, Metro says

Metro Police are on the scene of a barricade situation near N. Jones Boulevard and W. Gowan Road.

Metro said officers were following up on information the agency received regarding a wanted person in the area of Scuba Circle and W. Duncan Drive.

When officers arrived they saw the suspect outside of an apartment before turning around to go back inside.

Detectives attempted to make contact with the man, but he refused to exit the apartment. North Las Vegas SWAT is assisting Metro with serving a search warrant on the apartment.

People are urged the avoid the area while neighbors are asked to stay inside of their homes... Read More

3 people dead from apparent murder-suicide in northwest valley

Metro Police are investigating a murder-suicide in the northwest part of the valley.

According to police, around 11:30 a.m, after someone with American Medical Response called in the incident, officers arrived at the 2100 block of Echo Bay near N. Buffalo Drive and W. Lake Mead Boulevard and found one person dead outside of the condominiums.

Metro Police found a trail that led back to the home, and that's where another body was found. After exploring the inside of the condo further, a third body was discovered.

There's no word on how they died, but Metro is investigating the incident as a murder-suicide.

There weren't any other details released. We have a crew on the way to the scene. We'll have the latest in a live report on 8 News NOW at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m... Read More

2 people arrested, 2 cited, 1 pepper-sprayed during incident at Centennial High

Five people faced some trouble with school police following an incident outside Centennial High School Friday.

It started around 7 a.m. as an altercation in the parking lot of the school's campus located at 10200 W Centennial Pkwy.

According to Clark County School Police, three females composed of two women and one juvenile, along with two underage males were on the school property without permission, so they were asked to leave, but they refused so school police were called.

When officers arrived at the scene to escort them off of the property, one of the females confronted the officer. The officer grabbed her and restrained her on a car before letting her go and telling her to leave, but again, she came running toward the officer, and that's when she was pepper-sprayed.

Officers said a Centennial High student told them that he was robbed by one of the males before officers arrived at the scene. ... Read More

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1 person killed in wrong way crash on 215, near Cheyenne

Nevada Highway patrol say a wrong way driver on the 215 northbound at Cheyenne Avenue caused a fatal crash Thursday morning.

NHP say at least one person involved in the crash was pronounced dead. The highway was closed for several hours after the 1:30 a.m. crash.

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Metro Police helps elderly couple after alleged thieves ransack home

Metro Police arrested two people for allegedly breaking into an elderly couple's home in the northwest Wednesday night. It happened in a neighborhood near N. Tenaya Way and W. Cheyenne Avenue.

According to Metro Police, the couple walked into their home located in the 7300 block of Fall River Circle and saw a man and a woman ransacking their place.

Because the couple are snowbirds, which means they have two homes, one usually in a different climate, the suspects were able to clear out the Las Vegas house entirely.

The alleged robbers have been identified as Daniel Wesp and Heather Barden.

Police said they fled the scene, but eventually, Metro Police caught up with them and found the home where they had stashed the couple's belongings. The items were at a home located at 1413 Winwood St, which was about 11 minutes and 4.1 miles away from the elderly couple's address... Read More

Arrest made in case of woman found shot to death in apartment

Metro Police have arrested a man in connection with a case where a woman was found shot to death in an apartment on June 7.

The apartment was on Lake Mead Boulevard near Jones Boulevard.

Police took Demetrick Roberson, 42, into custody on Monday without incident. He faces one count of murder with a deadly weapon... Read More