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1 killed in crash at Civic Center and Cheyenne

North Las Vegas Police are investigating a fatal crash in the area of Civic Center Drive and E. Cheyenne Avenue.

The crash was a single-vehicle crash that left one person dead. There wasn't any other information release, but drivers should avoid the area.

This is a developing story. 8 News NOW has a crew on the way to the scene.

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Updated: 1 killed in North Las Vegas fire, 3 transported to hospital

One person is dead and three others were transported to University Medical Center in critical condition following a fire at an abandoned building Tuesday morning, according to North Las Vegas Fire Department officials.

The fire was reported at 9 a.m. at a building at 2055 North Las Vegas Boulevard near E. Lake Mead Boulevard.

Two other people escaped the fire unharmed.

Fire officials say the building was being used by squatters.

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NLVPD investigate triple homicide near Carey and Las Vegas Boulevard

Police investigated a triple homicide in a North Las Vegas neighborhood Thursday night.

Police say the incident happened around 4 p.m. in the 2200 block of Carroll Street near Civic Center Drive and North Las Vegas Boulevard.

The circumstances and details surrounding the deadly shooting of the three people (two males, one female) remains unknown, according to North Las Vegas Police. However, witnesses told officers gunshots were heard inside the home and police are still investigating the relationship between the three victims.

Police are still trying to determine if this is a random act of violence.

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Craig Road closed due to serious crash

The westbound lanes of Craig Road are closed to traffic between Martin Luther King Boulevard and Revere Street due to a serious crash involving a pedestrian, according to North Las Vegas Police.

The pedestrian, a man in his 40's, was transported to University Medical Center.

Motorists should find an alternate route.

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UNLV questions NLVPD's actions during recent visit to campus

An alleged training session involving North Las Vegas Police officers was questioned Wednesday. UNLV sent out a community alert about an incident in which North Las Vegas Police officers entered the campus for training without notifying campus police or university leadership.

The letter said in part:

"Last night, after the conclusion of the "I Imagine" poetry event outside the Student Union, sponsored by the UNLV Center for Social Justice, Black Lives Matter UNLV, and Students Organizing Diversity Activities, seven police officers from North Las Vegas entered the UNLV campus on motorcycles and drove around the pedestrian-only area.

The officers entered campus without notifying campus police or university leadership. Understandably, this activity caused concern among students, faculty, and staff."

The Black Lives Matter group at UNLV posted video of the incident on its Facebook page... Read More

Man hit and killed by bus in North Las Vegas

A man is dead after police said he stepped in front of a bus on Las Vegas Boulevard and Hamilton Street around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The man was taken UMC where he died, police said.

North Las Vegas police have southbound Las Vegas Boulevard closed between Hamilton Street and Bruce Street.

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Inside look at VA Hospital in NLV on 5-year anniversary

As the valley celebrates Veterans Day weekend, the VA Hospital in North Las Vegas is marking its own milestone.

The hospital has been open for five years and has experienced a rapid increase in demand as more and more veterans seek care at the hospital.

"I can make it here in about 12 minutes," said Bill Kane, veteran. "Easier, a lot quicker for me, you bet."

Kane is one of nearly 62,000 veterans to visit the North Las Vegas VA Hospital, thus far this year.

"I tell ya, it's very important because I've been with the VA about 14 years now, with this heart condition, so it's a must," Kane said.

8 News NOW spoke with Kane briefly after he had a stent put in near his heart. It was conducted through his wrist. It's a specialized procedure that is one of the highlights of the cardiac department at the VA Hospital.

"So basically, it's a catheter that has a metal scaffold at the end," said Dr. Tillmann Cyrus, Chief of Cardiology... Read More