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Ecologists decry early closure of Las Vegas EPA laboratory


Steve Marcus A view of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Executive Center Structure on the UNLV campus Wednesday, shown April 19, 2017.

Mom of female killed a year ago in L.V. apartment looks for justice, closure


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dead.”/ > Launch slideshow” Related news Every day because a concerned good friend made an awful discovery a year ago in a high end west valley apartment or condo has weighed heavily on Sydney Land’s household.” It resembles you’re bring a bag of rocks with you everywhere you go,” stated Connie Land, the 21-year-old’s mother

.” You don’t ever leave it; it does not ever go away. Some days it’s just harder to pull than other days.” Sydney Land’s love for kids had actually motivated her to think about a career in the medical field as she browsed her method back to school, her mom said, however that dream was shattered by shooting in October 2016.

Leads in the deaths of Land and her sweetheart, Nehemiah Kauffman, 20, have not drawn investigators any closer to a suspect, so authorities and the woman’s family on Wednesday afternoon gathered in front of Metro Authorities’s head office to advocate the general public’s assistance.

The family’s distress started on Oct. 27, 2016. “2 very youths were killed,” Metro murder system Lt. Dan McGrath said. “Brutally killed inside their own home.”

The young couple formed part of a tight-knit group, and when they hadn’t been heard from, among the friends went to the couple’s location in the Union Apartment Or Condo Residences, 4550 S. Hualapai Method, south of Flamingo Road.

There he found a body in the living room and the other in a bed room. Both Land and Kauffman had actually been shot and eliminated for a number of hours, authorities said.

Officers reacted about 12:40 p.m. Detectives that day found that whoever eliminated the couple had been let in as there was no forced entry. A murder-suicide likewise was dismissed.

Kauffman may have been targeted and his associations have been explored, but investigators have actually not discovered an intention nor suspect in the shooting, McGrath stated.

” Sydney Land was an innocent victim,” McGrath said. “If she was not with (Kauffman) she might not have been a victim of this.”

One of Kauffman’s partners, Shane Valentine, became a person of interest in the double murder since Valentine had made threats and shot into Kauffman’s mom home. He has considering that been arrested in California, gave Las Vegas, and is jailed on unassociated charges, McGrath said. “At this time we can state he is not our suspect.”

Authorities hope that Wednesday’s instruction prompts somebody to open up. “It would be unusual if someone didn’t understand something,” McGrath stated. The case is gone over often and Metro’s management has actually inquired about updates, he added.

” Today is about Sydney and this is a plea for info to come forward,” Connie Land stated. It’s been a year of no resolution, peace, and it’s disheartening for a moms and dad to understand that the case hasn’t been solved, she included.

” After a year people forget who these victims are,” she said.

Backing up a microphone, Connie Land was stern however had a hard time to keep her composure as she spoke about her gentle, strong and caring daughter. “She loved everybody unconditionally and she would state, ‘Mama, why cannot you just enjoy individuals for who they are and why can’t you just see the very best in individuals’?”

Anybody with details is asked to call Metro at 702-828-3521 or via e-mail at [ email safeguarded] To stay anonymous, contact Criminal activity Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or online at crimestoppesrofnv.com

Strip closure prepared at CityCenter complex

Sewer line work begins on a busy section of Las Vegas Boulevard Sunday night in a task that is expected to hamper traffic for a month.

The Clark County Water Reclamation District and MGM Resorts International jointly announced 24-hour closures of 2 northbound and 2 southbound lanes of the Strip between Harmon Opportunity and Aria Location in front of the CityCenter complex.

There also will be periodic closures of Harmon at Las Vegas Boulevard, however a minimum of one east-west traffic lane will certainly remain open.

Most building work will certainly occur between 11 p.m. and 10 a.m., but street restrictions will remain in place through the duration of the project.

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Traffic reports: Vehicle fire on I-15 results in land closure near Craig Roadway

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– A car fire on Interstate 15 northbound near Craig Roadway was obstructing the right lane in the location, according to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada. A red four-door traveler vehicle ignited about 1:30 p.m., and the North Las Vegas Fire Department reacted to the scene, Nevada Freeway Patrol Cannon fodder Loy Hixson said. Traffic is moving gradually, but the fire has actually been snuffed out, he stated.

– A Clark County School Distinct bus and an Infiniti passenger car were involved in a crash about 1 p.m. near the united state 95 southbound off ramp to Eastern Avenue, according to Nevada Freeway Patrol.

No injuries were reported in the crash, and no children were aboard the bus, according to the Freeway Patrol.

The automobiles were transferred to a parking lot off of Eastern and Stewart avenues, and the off ramp was obstructed for about 10 minutes, according to the Highway Patrol.

– The Regional Transport Commission reported a crash on U.S. 95 southbound past Craig Roadway obstructing the carpool lane about 7:20 a.m., however the scene has actually considering that been cleared, Nevada Freeway Patrol stated.

– A dog was ejected from the bed of a pickup truck after a single-vehicle rollover crash on the 215 Beltway northbound at Town Center Drive just before 7 a.m., according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

All lanes other than for the ideal lane were blocked between Flamingo Road and Town Center after a tire burnt out on a white pickup, which struck the center mean wall and overturned, the Highway Patrol said.

The male driving was not injured, according to the Freeway Patrol. It does not appear the dog in the truck bed was hurt, however the canine ran away from the scene.

Nevada Highway Patrol advised drivers to keep pets secured within vehicles when driving.

Fuel leak triggers closure of NB 95 at Railway Pass

A tractor-trailer fuel leak prompted the closure of northbound U.S. 95 at Railroad Pass on Friday, Aug. 7. (Jason Westerhaus/FOX5)A tractor-trailer fuel leak triggered the closure of northbound U.S. 95 at Railway Pass on Friday, Aug. 7. (Jason Westerhaus/FOX5).

The Nevada Highway Patrol reported northbound U.S. 95 was closed to traffic at Railway Pass when a truck began leaking fuel Friday night.

The NHP’s Cannon fodder Loy Hixson said a tractor-trailer started leaking fuel about 8 p.m. The truck was relocated to the shoulder, but there was fuel in the travel lanes.

Traffic was being diverted to southbound 95 and eventually back to the northbound travel lanes. Traffic was additionally being diverted to Stone City.

Hixson stated hold-ups would be in result for several hours.

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Southbound I-15 closure at Nevada-California line slated early Wednesday


California transport officials prepare to close southbound lanes on Interstate 15 early Wednesday early morning at the Nevada-California state line for an overhead indicator setup task.

Caltrans states traffic will certainly be held from 1 a.m. to 4 a.m. Wednesday at the Nevada resort town of Primm.

Officials say there’s no practical detour around the I-15 closure on the hectic interstate in between Las Vegas and L.a.

However parking, food and restroom facilities are readily available at Primm.

The brand-new indications belong to a $40 million task to build a brand-new California Highway Patrol office vehicle assessment center near Yates Well Roadway.

Caltrans is telling truckers and tourists to prepare ahead, bring water and make sure that vehicles remain in excellent running condition.

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