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One Man Killed and One Injured In Las Vegas Automobile Accident

July 06, 2015

A Las Vegas man died Friday in an automobile accident. The single vehicle car crash was on the east side of the Las Vegas valley. The man who died in the Clark County automobile accident was 21-year old Manual Barrios. Mr. Barrios was a passenger in the car when the accident happened. The car was a Lincoln LS from 2004 that the driver lost control of and his a concrete block sound wall on N. Radwick Dr. The accident happened between the intersections of E. Owens Ave and N Hollywood Blvd. Authorities still need to complete the autopsy to determine the exact reason why Mr. Barrios passed away.

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Las Vegas Dog Attack Injures Man

July 02, 2015

Police in Las Vegas shot and killed a canine in Las Vegas Thursday, May 21st when two dogs viciously attacked a man standing at his property’s front door in Las Vegas’ east valley. Police rushed to the neighborhood just after noon when they received a call from Sheppard Dr.’s 4700 block. The neighborhood is near Harmon Ave. and Boulder Hwy. Eastside Cannery is also near the neighborhood. The man who was attacked, Isidro Ramirez, 57, was simply standing in his yard at the time of the Las Vegas dog attack. As the dogs approached, Mr. Ramirez rushed into his house and hid behind the door. Mr.

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Las Vegas Semi Truck Accident Causes Diesel Spill That Closes Morning Rush Hour Traffic

June 30, 2015

A semi tractor trailer crashed in Vegas earlier this month, creating a large hazardous materials spill. The Las Vegas semi accident closed MLK Blvd. and Highway 95 off ramps from highway 15 in Vegas for many hours. The crash caused a diesel fuel spill of approximately 250 gallons. The accident happened around 3:15 a.m. but the removal of the toxic and flammable liquid continued until 9:30 a.m. The Clark County tractor trailer crash happened when the driver of truck attempted to change lanes from the MLK exit to the onramp for Highway 95.

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Two Las Vegas Residents Die In Weekend Motorcycle Accidents

June 29, 2015

A man from Las Vegas died on Sunday on a motorcycle he had just bought. The Las Vegas resident, 47-year old Boonma Sutan, had gone to Utah to buy a motorcycle and was driving the new bike home to Clark County, Nevada on Route 39. As he was approaching the Monte Cristo Campground on State Highway 39 in Woodruff, Utah. The sheriff of Weber County released information on the crash to the media Monday. The motorcycle, a 2016 Honda model CBS 1000 painted black, flew out of control rounding a turn, drove off the highway, and then fell about 80 feet into a ravine. One of the guys riding with Mr.

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Four Killed In Separate Las Vegas Automobile Accidents On The Evening and Early Morning of June 25th and 26th.

June 27, 2015

Las Vegas police are looking into an automobile accident when a woman, who is pregnant, was crashed into by an automobile in the vicinity of the Circus Circus. The woman, 27 years old, who was pregnant by six months, was going across Circus Circus Dr. near Las Vegas Blvd. The woman was run down by a relatively new Ford Focus from 2014. The woman, who was dressed in very dark clothes was also not in a crosswalk, and approximately 50 feet from one. The Focus was not speeding and after being tested for impairment, passed.

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28 Letter Carriers Attacked By Dogs In Las Vegas In 2014

June 25, 2015

The city of Las Vegas is now ranked by the Postal Service as the 33rd highest city where carriers are subjected to dog bites. In a study released last May, letter carriers in Las Vegas were the victims of 19 canine attacks in 2014. If you include much of Metro Las Vegas, the cities of Henderson and N. Las Vegas there were 28 dog attacks in Clark County last year. The number was much lower in 2013, 2012 and 2011, but was this high in 2010. For example, three significantly larger cities than Las Vegas had dog attacks much higher than Las Vegas.

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Metro Officer Injured In Las Vegas Motorcycle Accident

June 23, 2015

A motorcycle police officer was recently injured while on duty. The police officer for the Las Vegas police was first hit by a car and then was dragged almost 90 feet. The accident happened early Sunday, June 21st at around 7:30 a.m. A spokesperson for Las Vegas Metro police said that both the officer on his motorcycle and the automobile that hit him were traveling eastbound on S. Jones Blvd near Desert Inn Rd.. The automobile was in the middle lane while the officer on his motorcycle was in the right lane.

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Will Uber Driver Assaults Be A Problem In Las Vegas?

June 21, 2015

Recently approved to operate in the Silver State, Uber, the San Francisco based, web and smartphone enabled ride sharing company, has just been filed with a lawsuit alleging that one of their drivers repeatedly sexually assaulted a young woman, 13-years old, over twenty times. The lawsuit has been filed to the tune of $2 million. The driver who assaulted the 13-year old is also included in the lawsuit. The sexual assaults happened twenty times in October & November of last year. The young girl took Uber to school and back.

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