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Ambulance and SUV crash in North Las Vegas; no serious injuries reported

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — North Las Vegas Police say they are responding to a crash at Cheyenne and Losee involving an ambulance and SUV.

According to officials, the SUV rolled, but luckily, no one was seriously injured.

Our reporter on scene says an off duty officer helped rescue a baby that was in a car seat in the SUV.

Tow trucks have been called and officials are working to clear the crash. ... Read More

Southern Nevada Health District: 5th vaping-related illness reported in Clark County

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Southern Nevada Health District has confirmed the fifth case of lung injury associated with the use of e-cigarettes or vaping products in an 18-year-old Clark County resident.

Of the five cases reported in Clark County, one individual is under the age of 18 and two under the age of 20. The first case confirmed in Clark County was reported in September 2019.

Among Clark County’s reported cases, one individual reported using e-cigarettes with nicotine products only, while the other four individuals reported using tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) products, with three of the five also reported using cannabinoid (CBD) oils.

All individuals suffering from vaping-related lung injuries report they purchased or acquired their products from different sources, including friends, retail outlets, and online purchases... Read More

Rare red and white cardinals spotted in central Texas

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Cardinals are known for their bright red feathers – so you’ve probably never seen one that looks like this before.

But keep your eyes peeled, because the unusual-looking characters have been spotted in parts of central Texas, according to the Inland Bird Banding Association (IBBA).

Photos posted by the IBBA on Facebook show how half of the bird’s body is covered in red feathers, while the other side of its body has white feathers.

The IBBA says this is most likely due to an abnormality called bilateral gynandromorphism... Read More

Fourth flu-related death reported in Clark County for this flu season

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Health officials in Clark County say the region has seen its fourth flu-related death of the season. The Southern Nevada Health District reports the person who died was over the age of 65.

It occurred during a week when there were more than 365 hospitalizations from the flu or flu-related illness. Last week, three people, 65 and older, died from the flu. There were 265 hospitalized... Read More

Exclusive video shows activity continuing at site of planned private border wall in South Texas, despite judges’ orders

MISSION, Texas (Border Report) — Despite two judges this week issuing temporary restraining orders relating to building a private border wall in South Texas on the Rio Grande, Border Report obtained exclusive video on Friday afternoon showing activity continues.

The video shows tall, thin steel bollards being put into the ground at an angle, dirt being cleared, crews using an augur and heavy equipment, trucks driving up and down the riverfront embankment and workers digging dirt with shovels. It also shows a large swath of land that has been cleared of sugar and carrizo cane since this project first began in mid-November.

Those activities continued on Friday after a state judge on Wednesday issued a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit brought by the National Butterfly Center’s parent organization that strictly prohibits any construction to continue in the flood plain... Read More

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Cat stuck in ramen bag

(CBS) — Apparently, the cat is really out of the bag, at least for the cat in Cabazon, California. A Riverside County Sheriff’s sergeant was on patrol when he found a cat with its head stuck in a ramen bag. The sheriff’s station shared the video on Facebook last week and said “the cat was saved and no animals were harmed.” ... Read More

5 dead, many more missing in eruption of New Zealand volcano

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — A volcano on a New Zealand island erupted Monday with a towering blast of ash and scalding steam as tourists were exploring the moon-like surface, killing five people and leaving perhaps two dozen others missing.

Police said the site was still too dangerous hours later for rescuers to search for the missing.

“My god,” Michael Schade tweeted as he posted video of the eruption. “My family and I had gotten off it 20 minutes before, were waiting at our boat about to leave when we saw it. Boat ride home tending to people our boat rescued was indescribable.”

His video showed a wall of ash and steam around White Island and a helicopter badly damaged and covered in ash. He said one woman was badly injured but seemed “strong” by the end... Read More