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I-15 SB to US 95 ramps closed due to semitruck accident

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- According to The Nevada Highway Patrol I-15 SB to US 95 SB/NB ramps are closed due to a jackknifed semitruck.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area and use caution.

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High winds heading into Las Vegas valley, damage possible with 50-60 mph gusts

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Strong gusty winds are expected to hit the Las Vegas valley today, with a High Wind Warning going into effect at 11 a.m. and extending through Tuesday morning.

Gusts could hit 50 to 60 mph later today and into tonight.

The strong winds will bring blowing dust. The Clark County Department of Environment and Sustainability has issued a dust advisory for Monday.

And look out for awnings, signs and even outdoor Halloween decorations. The high winds could cause some damage around the valley.

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued an Airport Weather Warning for McCarran International Airport for strong gusty winds... Read More

Stranded passengers struggle to find way home after Southwest Airlines cancellations

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- More than 30 flights -- most of them Southwest Airlines flights -- were canceled this morning as passengers remained stranded after a frustrating weekend at McCarran International Airport.

Southwest canceled more than 1,800 flights nationwide over the weekend.

"Oh, man, to put it lightly … it's torture," said passenger Jeremy Walsh.

"I hate to complain because I'm sure things are worse for others, but I mean Southwest obviously canceled flights last minute. I guess they couldn't get crew in," Walsh said.

Passengers were filling in the blanks as the airline continued to blame the cancellations on severe weather in other parts of the country and an "air traffic management" program.

The airline was issuing travel vouchers for stranded passengers... Read More

Man faces murder charge in domestic shooting Wednesday in Henderson

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Henderson police have arrested a 38-year-old man in a Wednesday, Oct. 6, shooting death that is being described as a domestic homicide.

Derrick Allen faces charges of murder with a deadly weapon, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.

He was arrested Thursday, according to a Facebook post by the Henderson Police Department.

A 38-year-old woman who has not been identified by police died of a gunshot wound after officers responded at about 7:40 p.m. on Wednesday. The shooting occurred in the 10 block of Brown Street, just west of Boulder Highway at Water Street.

Allen was taken into custody without incident.

"Person(s) of interest have been identified and are still outstanding," according to police. "Henderson detectives are following up on developing leads into their whereabouts."

The investigation remains open... Read More

Nye County prisoner back in custody after Saturday escape

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A man who cut his ankle monitor and left a Clark County rehabilitation center is back in custody, according to the Nye County Sheriff's Office.

Tyler Kennedy, 33, faces trial in a March 27 crash near Scotty’s Junction on U.S. Highway 95 in Nye County. The crash killed three members of an Idaho family who were vacationing and on their way to Las Vegas.

He returned to the Westcare Harris Springs rehab center in Clark County, the facility he left on Saturday, seeking refuge from the weather. Authorities hunted for Kennedy for nearly 36 hours before he returned, according to the Nye County Sheriff's Office.

Nye County Sheriff's Office personnel, along with officers from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the Nevada Highway Patrol, surrounded the camp, and Kennedy was taken into custody without incident.

Westcare is on Harris Springs Road just off Kyle Canyon Road in the Mt. Charleston area... Read More

UPDATE: Police investigating Sunday night shooting east of Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- One man is dead and police are searching for suspects after a shooting Sunday night just east of the Las Vegas Strip.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene at Paradise just south of Sahara Avenue after a man was shot following an argument involving two other men.

The shooting occurred just after the three men got off an RTC bus, police said.

Police are reviewing surveillance video, but they have not provided descriptions of suspects.

No additional details were immediately available.

Photos from the scene Sunday night showed police vehicles under the monorail station connecting to the SAHARA Las Vegas.

Streets were closed in the area during the investigation.

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UPDATE: 13-year-old boy reported missing near McCarran Airport found

UPDATE: Michael Carter, the 13-year-old boy reported missing Sunday at McCarran International Airport, has been located, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Missing Persons Detail is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 13-year-old Michael Carter.

Police say Carter might be in severe emotional distress and in need of medical assistance.

He was last seen Sunday at approximately 0930 hours near Las Vegas McCarran International Airport.

⚠️ We need your help tonight to find Michael Carter, 13. He was last seen this morning around 9:30 near McCarran Airport. He may be in emotional distress. Hospitals, please check your registries. If you know where he is, please call us right away. See flyer for extra details. pic.twitter.com/PXHvkNXe3W... Read More