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Cops: Woman stabs male to death while driving near Sahara and I-15

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180″/ > LAS VEGAS( FOX5)- A female stabbed a man while he was driving on Highland Drive near Sahara Avenue Friday night, inning accordance with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.

The guy was pronounced dead at University Medical Center, cops stated. The woman was jailed in the domestic-related murder case.

Officers were first called to the scene at 7:16 p.m.

. The victim and suspect were not identified Friday night.

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Female seriously hurt in crash at Durango and Sahara

Metro police are investigating a crash on Nov. 13, 2017. (Source: LVACS)City cops are investigating a crash on Nov. 13, 2017. (Source: LVACS) Metro police are examining a crash on Nov. 13, 2017.

( Source: LVACS). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. Las Vegas Metro authorities stated they are investigating a vital injury crash Monday early morning. Officers responded to the occurrence at 3:09 a.m. at Durango Drive and Sahara Opportunity.

Police stated a Pontiac coupe and a Chevrolet sport utility vehicle crashed at the intersection.

A lady who was driving the Pontiac was required to a local health center in crucial condition, police stated. The driver of the Chevrolet was not taken to a regional health center.

The location was shut down for the investigation.

Metro’s Fatal Information is investigating the event.

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Man detained for slashing lady'' s throat near Sahara and Maryland Parkway

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” Willie Jackson( LVMPD) “border=” 0″ width=” 180″/ > Willie Jackson( LVMPD). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. A 27-year-old guy was apprehended for slashing a lady’s throat early Thursday morning in an east Las Vegas neighborhood.

Willie Jackson was identified as a suspect soon after the attack and he was located and jailed Friday.

Metro reported the attack in the 1500 block of East Karen Opportunity, near Sahara Avenue and Maryland Parkway, at about 4 a.m.

Detectives said they found the woman with a cut to her throat inside an apartment neighborhood there.

The lady was carried to Daybreak Injury Center in vital condition. Stay with FOX5 for additional updates on this establishing story.

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Crash blocks right lanes of I-15 northbound at Sahara Opportunity

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015|12:31 p.m.

. The right lanes on Interstate 15 northbound at Sahara Avenue are blocked due to a car crash.

The Regional Transport Commission issued an alert at 12:12 p.m., and hold-ups are expected. Motorists are encouraged to take alternate routes if possible.

This is a developing story.

City of Las Vegas OKs Chick-Fil-An area on West Sahara

Chick-Fil-A’s logo was signed up with by the words “Nevada”, confirming a larger presence in the Silver State. (Screen capture: Inside Chick-Fil-A).

Chick-Fil-A lastly has a house within the city limitations of Las Vegas.

On Wednesday, the Las Vegas City Council authorized strategies to position the restaurant near the intersection of West Sahara Avenue and Rancho Drive, simply west of the Las Vegas Strip.

According to the city, the place will open in 2016, which may also become the first Chick-Fil-A to open in Southern Nevada.

In June, Chick-Fil-A revealed it would open its first location in the region by early 2017. Following that announcement, Henderson city officials have examined strategies to open a place at 460 N. Stephanie St.

The Atlanta-based business likewise revealed strategies to open up to 10 places in Nevada in the next 5 years.

Henderson is tabbed to open 2 locations within that period.

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Motorcyclist seriously hurt in crash on Sahara Avenue

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015|12:18 p.m.

. A Las Vegas male was seriously hurt in a crash including a minivan and a motorcycle Friday evening, according to Metro Cops.

Likewise according to cops:

Bryant Howski was riding a 2002 Kawasaki ZX-6R east on Sahara Avenue near Richfield Boulevard as Goldie Carter, 30, aimed to made a left turn in a 2005 blue Kia Sedona from a driveway across the eastbound lanes of Sahara. Howski attempted to avoid hitting the Kia, but his motorbike struck the left side of the minivan. He was thrown to the roadway, suffering critical injuries, and was taken to UMC Trauma.

Alcohol is not believed to have actually contributed in the crash, which remains under examination.

Sahara reopens after motorcycle-van crash

Police cruisers block parts of Sahara Avenue after a crash July 31, 2015. (Robbie Hunt/FOX5)Police cruisers obstruct parts of Sahara Avenue after a crash July 31, 2015. (Robbie Hunt/FOX5).

An area of a popular Las Vegas road reopend to traffic after a crash that closed the road for numerous hours.

The crash happened at 7:25 p.m. at the intersection of Sahara Avenue and Richfield Boulevard, just west of Interstate 15.

According to Lt. Michael Montel, of Las Vegas Metro authorities, the motorcycle was traveling east on Sahara when a van pulled out of an apartment building and in front of the motorbike. The motorbike hit the motorist’s side of the van.

Montel said the motorcycle driver was required to University Medical Center for treatment, but the level of the person’s injuries was not right away released.

While private investigators were at the scene, Sahara was closed to traffic in between Richfield and Paseo Del Prado.

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Metro: 2 officers were almost eliminated throughout Sahara shooting


Authorities held a press conference Wednesday during which they released new information about an officer-involved shooting in western Las Vegas on Friday early morning.

Most of the details discussed during Wednesday’s instruction about the shooting in the 5600 block of West Sahara Opportunity, near Lindell Roadway, were formerly launched by Las Vegas Metro cops. Nevertheless, Undersheriff Kevin McMahill launched info about the occasions leading up to the shooting, pictures of the scene and video from the body cam put on by among the officers.

According to McMahill, City officers in the department’s Business Command area had interactions with 56-year-old James Todora beginning in early July. They were all about circumstances involving his separated partner, who he had actually threatened to kill.

The early morning of the shooting, according to McMahill, Todora showed up at his estranged wife’s house and was beating on her door. Hours later, Officer Carlos Luna, who did unknown about Todora’s previous interactions with cops, stopped Todora’s vehicle near Sahara and Lindell after he noticed a damaged taillight.

The body electronic camera video showed Todora exited the ride as soon as Luna stopped him. Luna ordered Todora to obtain back in his car, which he did. Luna walked up to the driver’s door and started trying to calm down an irate Todora, who was grumbling about problems with his other half. He asked Todora if there were any weapons in the car, and the driver informed him there was a rifle in the back.

McMahill stated that as Luna was conducting his traffic stop, Officer Brian Kroening and another officer were conducting their own traffic stop within sight of Luna. Kroening acknowledged Todora’s interaction with Luna and started strolling over to examine Luna’s welfare.

On the other hand, the body electronic camera video showed, Luna asked Todora to obtain through the vehicle. Todora declined, replied that he was not going to jail and that he was going to shoot himself. Todora then reached for a handgun that was under a blanket in the passenger’s seat. Luna then reached in to stop Todora, and Todora put the weapon to Luna’s head and pulled the trigger. The weapon did not fire.

According to McMahill, Luna pulled back and called for aid as Todora cycled the weapon and fired a shot. The shot shattered the glass of the rear, motorist’s-side door, and hit Officer Evan Hogue who had reached the scene.

On the other hand, McMahill said, Kroening approached the ride and fired three shots, eliminating Todora.

McMahill said Luna packed Hogue into his cruiser and hurried him to University Medical Center for treatment. Hogue was treated for a graze to his neck and launched.

McMahill stated he is positive the officers handled the situation the very best way they could.

The examination into the shooting continues, McMahill stated. Ultimately, the findings will certainly be turned over to a civilian-officer review board.

Caution: The video connected to this story consists of profanity and might not be suitable for some.

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Concrete spill closes lanes of northbound I-15 near Sahara

Spilled concrete on southbound Interstate 15 near Sahara Avenue is backing up traffic on the highway, inning accordance with the Nevada Highway Patrol.

A mixing truck spilled concrete about 12:50 p.m. in the best lane of traffic on southbound I-15, closing the ideal three lanes of traffic start where the Sahara on-ramp fulfills the highway, NHP cannon fodder Loy Hixson stated.

Two street sweepers from the Nevada Department of Transportation were working to clear the street at 2:15 p.m., Hixson said.

The lanes are anticipated to resume in between 2:45 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Hixson stated it wasn’t clear how the spill took place, but there was no collision. In comparable circumstances, Hixson said, driver mistake and system malfunctions have caused the trucks to release the concrete while mixing.

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