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Tractor-trailer fire on southbound I-15 after Sloan Road causes long delays

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A tractor-trailer was on fire on I-15 southbound after Sloan Road Tuesday morning, according to RTC. Traffic was backed for almost two hours.

#FASTALERT 11:25 AM, May 18 2021
Vehicle on fire I-15 SB After Sloan Rd
SB lanes shut down
Expect delays

— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) May 18, 2021

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Judge denies lowering $1M bail for man accused of shooting Metro police officer

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Bail will not be reduced for Edgar Samaniego, the man facing charges in the shooting of Metro Police Officer Shay Mikalonis. The judge considers him a danger to the community.

Samaniego appeared in court via video conference as his attorney attemped to get his $1 million bail reduced on his attempted murder charge. His attorney argued his entire family is in Las Vegas and willing to give him employment in the family business. He also said a million dollar bail is not achievable for his family.

Officer Mikalonis was shot in June 1, 2020 as he was trying to make an arrest in front of Circus Circus. According to police, Samaniego fired a gun from across the street. Mikalonis was left paralyzed by the shooting... Read More

Clark County falls in line with CDC, state guidelines for masks, capacity

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Clark County commissioners voted in favor of updating the county's reopening plan Tuesday which will mean as of June 1, fully vaccinated people will no longer have to wear masks or socially distance. In addition, capacity limits will go away.

HAPPENING NOW Covid-19 mitigation revisions...Clark County commissioners discuss changes to the current Covid-19 mitigation plan @8newsnow pic.twitter.com/4XDRITzBTG

— Joe Moeller (@joemoeller44) May 18, 2021

According to the county's plan, masks will still be worn when required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules and regulations, including local businesses and workplace guidance... Read More

Knights' Marc-Andre Fleury nominated for King Clancy Memorial Trophy

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Vegas Golden Knights netminder Marc-Andre Fleury has been nominated for the 2020-21 King Clancy Memorial Trophy... Read More

In Your Neighborhood: Discovering Las Vegas on two wheels

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The Centennial Hills area is in the far northwest corner of the Las Vegas valley near where U.S. 95 meets the 215 at Centennial Bowl.

Norman Rockwell Lane in the Centennial area of the Las Vegas valley.

Tucked away east of U.S. 95 and south of Durango Road is a small neighborhood that most people might drive by and not even notice. On a quaint street called Norman Rockwell Lane, there's the Village of Centennial Springs. It's a hidden gem which includes restaurants, residential and mixed-use construction and a park.

One of the unique businesses is The Vault Bicycle Shop.

Things are getting better now, but owner Mike Skoy says they felt the supply chain effect of the pandemic right away... Read More

Zero Fatalities urging safety on the roads with increase in motorcycle deaths

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Motorcycle fatalities are up 30% this year across Nevada.

Governor Sisolak declared May as "Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month," and with road trip season right around the corner, the state's Zero Fatalities program is urging traffic safety.

The group is working to prevent motorcycle deaths on the roadways through the second phase of its "Save Yourself" campaign.

Harley Davidson's motorcycle safety course has classes available for new and experienced riders... Read More

I-Team: 2-year-old girl drowns in backyard pool; mother blames door, gate issues in lawsuit

HENDERSON, Nev. (KLAS) -- A 2-year-old girl drowned after getting into a pool unattended, and now her mother is suing, saying her death could have been prevented if a door and a pool gate had been fixed.

Nevaeh Board was staying at her father’s home, which he rented, when she drowned in the pool on January 31, 2020, a lawsuit filed in district court said.

“The last thing I said to my daughter was, and I had her repeat it, 'I am beautiful the way I am.’” Nevaeh’s mother, Anjelica Jones, told the I-Team.

Jones had dropped her daughter off at her father’s house and said goodbye, just like any other time the toddler was in his care.

“I didn't get to really hug her the way I wanted to,” Jones lamented. “She gave me a quick hug and ran off with her dad.”

According to the lawsuit, Nevaeh went down for a nap at 11 a.m. Less than an hour later at 11:40, a family member noticed the back door was open... Read More