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School bus crash in North Las Vegas, no students injured

A school bus crash in North Las Vegas has partially closed the intersection of Craig Road and Commerce Street.

No students on the bus were injured, but two people in the other vehicle were transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, according to North Las Vegas Police... Read More

Man caught after robbing Aliante casino in North Las Vegas

A man was arrested Thursday for allegedly robbing a casino cage at Aliante Hotel and Casino in North Las Vegas.

The incident happened around 4 p.m. when a man demanded money and got away with $7,400, North Las Vegas Police said.

However, the suspect didn't get far enough because he was apprehended a short time later in a nearby neighborhood.

The man was arrested, and the money was returned to the casino... Read More

Person hit, killed by vehicle near Cheyenne and Civic Center

A fatal accident has closed an area near E. Cheyenne Avenue and Civic Center Drive in North Las Vegas.

According to police, a person was struck by a vehicle and killed at the intersection of Cheyenne and Berg Street.

No word on what led up to the crash. The area is closed to traffic. Drivers are encouraged to use an alternate route. ... Read More

Students shocked, saddened by fatal crash involving 14-year-old student

Family, friends, and classmates of Elijah Coggins are in total shock over a bizarre crash that left the 14-year-old teen dead. Elijah was one of two teens hit by a car that veered off the road as they were walking home from school.

It happened Tuesday afternoon on N. 5th Street near Centennial Parkway in North Las Vegas. The crash site is just minutes from Legacy High School.

Fourteen-year-old Trevor Dodd was also struck. He's in the hospital in critical condition.

"I was a friend of both of them," said a student at Legacy High School said.

"That's crazy," Tamia Barnes, Legacy High student," said. "I've never had that happened at my school."

"Honestly, I didn't personally know them, but I did have friends who knew them, and a lot of them didn't show today because I think they were really sad," Barnes said.

Victor Diaz says he was friends with Elijah and Trevor.
Both teens were walking home from school when they were struck... Read More

2 people seriously hurt in crash in North Las Vegas

Two people were hurt Tuesday in a vehicle versus pedestrian crash in North Las Vegas.

It's happening at the intersection of Centennial and 5th Street. According to North Las Vegas Police's Twitter page, the serious crash sent two people to the hospital.

Their condition is said to be critical. There weren't any other details released.

The intersection is closed as officers investigate. Drivers should avoid the area... Read More

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.

This is a developing story... Read More