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Las Vegas chauffeur killed after rear-ending RTC bus recognized

NHP said the driver was not restrained. (Source: NHP)NHP said the motorist was not restrained. (Source: NHP) NHP said the driver was not restrained. (Source: NHP). A 31-year-old male was killed after hitting a RTC bus.( Source: NHP).NHP examines a fatal crash that eliminated a supposedly impaired driver( Gai Phanalasy/ FOX5 ). NHP examines a fatal crash that eliminated a supposedly impaired chauffeur( Gai Phanalasy/ FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Nevada Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal crash in east Las Vegas Wednesday night.

According to Cannon Fodder Jason Buratczuk, a 31-year-old driver, determined as Nelson Martinez, of

Las Vegas, rear-ended a double-decker RTC bus on West Flamingo Roadway, east of the 95 soon prior to 10 p.m. The man was noticable dead at the scene. Buratczuk stated the bus was at a complete stop at a traffic signal when the chauffeur crashed

into it. An overall of 11 people, including the motorist, were on the bus. No injuries were reported. Buratczuk said the man was not wearing a seatbelt and

may have been driving under the impact. No other occupants were inside

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Agassi says latest charter school ‘a dream come recognized’


Chris Kudialis Andre Agassi, center right, and Bobby Turner, center left, of the Turner-Agassi Charter School Facilities Fund engage with first-graders Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at Mater Gold Mine Academy in Las Vegas. The charter school opened in August 2017.

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With more than 1.2 million trainees nationwide waiting to obtain into public charter schools, it is very important to expand such opportunities, charter advocates said today at a ribbon-cutting event for a brand-new school in the east valley.

Funding partners Andre Agassi and Bobby Turner signed up with Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Coffin, state Sen. Mo Denis and school Principal Amy Gronna at the ritualistic opening of Mater Bonanza Academy, which serves almost 800 trainees in kindergarten through 8th grade.

“This is a dream come realized,” Agassi stated.

The academy, which provides students 45 more minutes of guideline a day than schools in the Clark County School District, serves nearly 600 trainees whose native language is not English, Gronna stated. It opened in August, with an objective of bringing struggling trainees to grade-level proficiency in mathematics, science, English and reading.

“Low earnings does not indicate low chances of success,” stated Judith Marty of Florida-based Mater Academy Inc. “Every kid has a chance for success.”

As part of today’s occasions, Agassi and Turner, who own and lease the 55,000-square-foot building on 5 acres near Bonanza and Nellis boulevards, explored the school.

When a first-grader asked Agassi why he invested in the academy, Agassi, who left of school after 8th grade to concentrate on his tennis profession, stated he hoped the academy would offer students “an opportunity at education.”

“I began thinking about kids who do not have an option in their lives due to the fact that they don’t have a quality education,” Agassi stated. “Often, you’re not as fortunate as I was, being at the top of a sport.”

Turner said he and Agassi have actually funded 79 schools across the country because 2011– consisting of 29 in Las Vegas– however there’s still “a long way to go.” They prepare to rent land to construct 50 more schools by 2020, he stated.

Guy killed during sexual act in Las Vegas recognized

Side of Las Vegas Metro police vehicle. (File/FOX5) Side of Las Vegas City squad car. (File/FOX5) Side of Las Vegas Metro police vehicle.( File/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Las Vegas cops are examining the death of a guy who lost his life during a sex act Saturday night.

Officers responded to an incident call at a home situated in the 3300 block of Frontier Street, near Desert Inn Roadway and Decatur Boulevard, at about 9:20 p.m.

City said two males were taking part in a sexual act when one of the males, who was later identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Workplace as 47-year-old Robert Meese, was choked and ultimately passed away.

Murder investigators were notified of the situation and are dealing with the investigation.

Authorities did not instantly report any arrests were made in the occurrence.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this story when more info is launched.

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18-year-old shot, killed in SW Vegas recognized

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.( Cherney Amhara/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Authorities recognized the male killed in a deadly shooting late Friday night in southwest Las Vegas while they continue their look for the gunman. The Clark County Coroner’s office said Eric Brooks, 18, died of multiple gunshot injuries and ruled his death a murder.

Officers discovered Brooks unresponsive within an area park in the 9100 block of Vintage Wine Opportunity, near Pebble Road and Quarterhorse Lane, at about 10:30 p.m.

City stated the 18-year-old was deceased at the scene with an apparent gunshot injury.

A variety of witnesses informed authorities they aimed to revive him however were not successful.

Homicide detectives stated through their preliminary examination, Brooks had a conference at the park with another individual prior to he was robbed and shot.

After the shooting authorities said neighbors saw a dark-colored sports energy lorry leave the area.

Metro didn’t launch any additional info on the gunman and said the occurrence stays under examination.

Anyone with additional details on this event was advised by authorities to contact Criminal offense Stoppers are 702-385-5555.

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Clark Co. probation officer recognized as suspect in domestic killing

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( Austin Turner/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. A Clark County juvenile probation officer is the suspect of a domestic-related stabbing that left a female dead Sunday early morning. Steven Daryl Miller was recognized by a Clark County spokesperson, who validated Miller has been employed by the county for a minimum of 15 years. Miller likewise functions as a coach for the Green Maker youth football league in Historical West Las Vegas, according to Erik Pappa, the spokesperson for the county.

Officers responded at about 11:45 a.m. to investigate reports of a stabbing. Las Vegas authorities are actively investigating the domestic-related homicide at 2221 W. Treasure trove Rd., simply east of Rancho Drive.

Authorities stated the scenario seemed domestic associated with a man at the house stabbing a female and after that turning the knife on himself.

The lady died a brief time later, inning accordance with cops, while Miller remained in crucial condition.

Police stated they were notified of the occurrence when a good friend went to the home and discovered the two victims.

Murder investigators are now dealing with the examination.

Clark County has not launched an official declaration concerning the suspect.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this developing story.

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Man eliminated in attempted home intrusion recognized

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( Luis Marquez/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5 )-. Authorities have actually recognized the male eliminated in a tried house intrusion event from early Thursday morning. Officers were called to the Arcadia Palms Apartments, situated at 3655 East Sahara Avenue, at about 1 a.m. with reports of a home intrusion.

Metro said a male living at an apartment or condo inside the complex told officers he shot an intruder in self-defense after a tried burglary.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office said 27-year-old Marquis Johnson, of Las Vegas, was eliminated in the incident and died of numerous gunshot injuries.

This shooting was the 46th homicide examined by Metro in 2017.

Detectives said the situation stays under investigation.

Stay with FOX5 for additional updates on this story.

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American Airlines pilot who died throughout air travel recognized as Utah guy

An American Airlines pilot that died Monday while flying from Phoenix to Bostonhas actually been determined as 57-year-old Michael Johnston of West Jordan, Utah.

Johnston was piloting Air travel 550 Monday early morning when he fell ill en route. Johnston’s co-pilot safely touched-down in Syracuse, New york city after announcing an emergency landing.

Autopsy and toxicology results led the Onondaga County coroner’s office to rule Johnston’s death “the result of natural illness.” The coroner’s workplace did not provide additional information Tuesday early morning.

BJ Johnston, the pilot’s better half, informed KUTV-TV that her partner had a double bypass surgery in 2006. She stated he likely died of a heart attack.

Frank Cacciola was among the 147 travelers and five crew members aboard Flight 550 when it took off around midnight.

“Whatever happened in the cockpit, none people will certainly know,” Cacciola told WCVB-TV.

Passengers understood something was wrong when a woman’s “quivering” voice visited the intercom stating that “the pilot was ill,” passenger Peter McSwiggin told WCVB.

“If it had not been for the copilot using a cool head,” McSwiggin said, “it might have been more disastrous.”

CNN Contributed to this report.

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Motorcyclist eliminated in east Vegas hit-and-run recognized

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A motorcyclist who passed away after an east Las Vegas Valley crash involving a hit-and-run driver was identified Monday.

According to the Clark County Coroner’s Workplace, Victor Alejandro Gonzalez, 21, of Las Vegas, died of multiple candid force injuries as a result of an accident.

Gonzalez was the operator of a motorcycle that was struck by a Hummer H2 about 10 p.m. Saturday near Charleston Boulevard and Sacramento Drive, Las Vegas City authorities stated.

According to police, the Hummer was turning left from westbound Charleston onto Sacramento and hit the motorbike that was traveling eastbound. 2 individuals riding on the bike were thrown off.

The motorbike rider was pronounced dead on scene and the passenger was carried to University Medical Center in crucial condition.

The male driving the Hummer ran away the scene on foot while the passenger remained on scene. Cops described the motorist as a Hispanic male with short hair.

Anybody with info on this accident is urged to get in touch with LVMPD or stay anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at -LRB-702-RRB-385-5555.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office will certainly release the identity of the bike rider once household has been alerted. This was the 81st traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction for this year.

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Fan who fell from upper deck at Braves game recognized


A fan who fell from the upper deck during the 7th inning of a Braves vs.Yankees video game at Turner Field, Saturday night, has died.

The victim has been recognized as Greg Murrey.

A representative with the Atlanta Braves provided the following statement:

“The Atlanta Braves are deeply saddened by the loss of Greg Murrey at last night’s video game. Greg was a valued and long time season ticket holder and an extremely passionate Braves fan. This terrible loss is felt throughout Braves Nation, and the ideas and prayers of the whole Braves organization continue to head out to his friends and family.”

Atlanta Authorities confirmed the victim remains in his sixties. He was alive when he left the arena in an ambulance, but he later died at the medical facility.

Fans said the video game continued as the seating area where Murrey landed was left.

Cops could not offer a price quote of the number of feet Murrey fell, however it was not a brief range.

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Believe recognized in fatal double shooting on Twain

Carlos Aviles, shown in a 2004 booking photo, left, and a most recent photo. (Source: LVMPD)Carlos Aviles, shown in a 2004 booking picture, left, and a most recent photo. (Source: LVMPD).
Police said Carlos Aviles may be driving an older model pick-up truck, like the one seen in the photo. (Source: LVMPD)Authorities said Carlos Aviles might be driving an older design pick-up truck, like the one seen in the photo. (Source: LVMPD).


A 55-year-old male was identified as a suspect in a double shooting that left a person dead in the main Las Vegas Valley on Sunday.

According to Las Vegas City cops, Carlos Aviles is linked to the shooting that happened in a street in the 4600 block of West Twain Avenue. The event happened at 10:20 p.m. on August 2.

Police said two men were walking in the area when rounds were fired at them. One guy died from the shooting while the other was rushed to University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The shooter left the location in a pickup, investigators stated.

Aviles may be driving a 1994 Ford F-150 that is teal or blue in color, police stated. He is being thought about armed and harmful.

Any individual with details on Aviles’ location is advised to get in touch with Metro’s Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or email homicide@lvmpd.com!.?.!. Pointer can also be anonymously submitted to Criminal activity Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or at crimestoppersofnv.com.

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