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Child injured in east valley crash near Nellis, Desert Inn

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Las Vegas Metro Police are investigating a crash on the east side of the valley that left one child injured.

The incident occurred on Nellis near Desert Inn on Tuesday, at approximately 8:43 p.m.

Police say the driver of a vehicle hit the child and remained on the scene after the crash.

The child was then taken to Sunrise Hospital in critical condition.

Police provided an update on the child, and say the child now faces non-life-threatening injuries.

According to RTC Southern Nevada, all southbound lanes on Nellis Boulevard are blocked on the north side of Desert Inn.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area and seek other routes. ... Read More

Barcelona, Real Madrid to go head to head at Allegiant Stadium, reports say

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Soccer fans from across the globe could soon converge in Las Vegas as two powerhouse teams in the sports world are reportedly set to take to the field this summer at Allegiant Stadium.

(Credit: Madrid Zone/Twitter)

On Tuesday, Madrid Zone along with sports reporter, Helena Condis Edo announced on Twitter that Real Madrid and Barcelona will play in El Clasico, however, the date of the match has not been announced.

(Credit: Helena Condis Edo/Twitter)

No other details about the match-up have been released at this time. ... Read More

IYKYK: 'The 95' aka US-95 aka I-515, aliases of Las Vegas highway signs confuse newcomers

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Do you recall driving down the I-515 and suddenly realizing you're no longer on the I-515 but somehow got on the US-95, or perhaps you were heading down the I-215, and your navigation is now saying you are on the I-11? No, you're not crazy and certainly not alone. Many drivers have, at one point, found navigating the Las Vegas highways confusing. Here's why the same road you're traveling may have an alias.

'The 95' aka... US-95 aka... I-515 

One of the most confusing directions for new residents driving on Las Vegas valley highways is the Interstate 515 (I-515), or as locals call it, "The 95."

This section of pavement runs about 14 and a half miles from the I-11/I-215 junction in the southwest valley to the I-15, US 93, and US-95 junction, known to those who know, commonly referred to as the "Spaghetti Bowl" near downtown Las Vegas. Wait, what? Stay with us. ... Read More

'It's just that I don't like d***,' Las Vegas mother says teen told to read explicit content in class

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A video recorded during a recent Clark County School District (CCSD) meeting has gone viral, and now an investigation is underway.

Kandra Evans appeared to be rattled as she stood before the CCSD board last week. She claimed her daughter was upset about what her high school teacher assigned her to memorize and say aloud in front of her class and shared a portion with the board.

"I don't love you. It's not you. It's just that I don't like d--- or any d--- in that case," Evans read from her daughter's assignment.

CCSD board members quickly stopped the public comment over the explicit language and the mic was turned off.

After she was stopped from speaking, captured on social media on a popular TikTok page, Evans claimed "adults can't handle hearing this content, yet they readily give it to kids in school."

In the original feed from CCSD, Evans is given back her time to speak about how disturbed she was... Read More

Woman dies after suffering medical episode at Lovers & Friends festival, police say

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A 22-year-old woman who suffered a medical episode on the grounds of the Lovers & Friends festival Saturday has died.

Metro Police say Jacqueline Torres Espinoza of Las Vegas was taken to the hospital and was pronounced dead shortly before 7:30 p.m. on May 14.

3 people injured at ‘Lovers & Friends’ Las Vegas festival

The two-day hip-hop and R&B music festival took place at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard over the weekend.

On Saturday, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed three people had been injured and taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a report of gunfire reportedly was heard near the festival site, which led a group of festival-goers to rush out from the venue... Read More

Las Vegas mother accused of driving drunk with child in truck, firing gunshot into air

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A mother is accused of driving drunk with her child and firing a gunshot into the air after a fight with a man in a densely populated neighborhood, Las Vegas Metro police said.

Tiffany Watts faces charges of discharging a gun or weapon where a person might be endangered, child abuse or neglect, and DUI, records showed.

Police said they responded to a call Friday for an illegal shooting in a residential area near Grand Teton Drive and Jones Boulevard in the northwest valley.

Responding officers spoke to a witness, who said a woman and a man had gotten into a fight before she heard the gunshot. Officers then attempted to locate a truck possibly involved, later finding it near the intersection of Bradley Road and Severance Lane, they said.

Police stopped the car, finding Watts and a child inside, they said... Read More

Las Vegas police: Man threatened Trader Joe's employee with corkscrew

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A man is accused of threatening a Trader Joe’s employee with a corkscrew during a theft Monday, prompting a large police response, they said.

Adam McKay, 31, faces charges of robbery with a deadly weapon and burglary of a business, records showed.

Officers responded to the Trader Joe’s in Downtown Summerlin around 9:30 a.m. Monday for a report of a man, armed with a corkscrew, who stole a bottle of wine.

An employee said they witnessed McKay put the bottle in his pocket and then threaten an employee with the corkscrew, police said.

An employee said McKay had asked staff about the location of corkscrews in the store before taking one and confronting the other employee in a “fighting stance,” police said.

Police said McKay then left the store “chugging the wine.” Officers later found McKay hiding under a stairwell, they said... Read More