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Two-car crash leaves 1 dead in east valley

One person is dead after an overnight crash Sunday morning.

Metro Police say the crash happened on East Sahara Avenue and Palm Street around 5:52 a.m.

The collision involved two cars where a Chevy Camaro was driving Eastbound on Sahara. The Camaro proceeded to cross over to the westbound lanes and struck a Chevy Equinox head on.

The passenger in the Camaro died at scene, both drivers were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Investigators say possible impairment of the driver of the Camaro. ... Read More

US wins 4th World Cup title, 2nd in a row, beats Dutch 2-0

LYON, France (AP) — The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal.

Rapinoe, the pink-haired U.S. captain who grabbed world-wide attention on and off the field, scored in the 61st minute after a video review determined Stefanie van der Gragt had fouled Alex Morgan with a kick to the shoulder in the penalty area.

Two days past her 34th birthday, Rapinoe slotted the ball past goalkeeper Sari van Veenendaal for her 50th international goal, her sixth of the tournament to win the Golden Ball as scoring leader. She struck a familiar victorious pose with arms outstretched,

Lavelle added a goal on an 18-foot left-footed shot in the 69th... Read More

Traffic back-up from LV to SoCal: 10 miles and growing

Regional Transportation Commission FASTcam video heading from Las Vegas to California at 9:30am Sunday, July 7, 2019
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Drivers heading back to southern California from Las Vegas were facing a long, slow trip Sunday morning.

Regional Transportation Cameras showed crowded conditions on southbound I-15 from the Sloan area (just south of Las Vegas) all the way toward Primm at the state line.

Tweet from @RTCSNV at 9:13am Sunday, July 7, 2019

The RTC tweeted that back-ups were already 10 miles long at 9:13am.

Stay with 8NewsNow on air and online for updates as this developing story evolves... Read More

LIVE: News conference on Earthquake at Ridgecrest

RIDGECREST, Calif. — Police and fire officials in Ridgecrest, California are holding a 10 a.m. news conference to give and update on Friday’s 7.1 earthquake.

LIVE: Press conference and latest developments from Ridgecrest earthquake.

Posted by 8 News Now on Sunday, July 7, 2019... Read More

1 person burned in downtown explosion

Las Vegas (KLAS) – Las Vegas Fire & Rescue says 1 person is being treated for burns in an explosion at a building on 4th street near Las Vegas Blvd. & Charleston. Right now the cause of the fire is unknown. Crews are advising drivers to avoid the area.

TRAFFIC INFO; S 4th St closed from S LV BLVD TO CHARLESTON BL. Closed about 2 more hours. #PIO1NEWS pic.twitter.com/m3rOGdMdze... Read More

Body found in desert near Desert Inn, Hollywood

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police say they received a call stating a body was located in the area of Desert Inn Road and Hollywood Boulevard around 4:59 a.m.

Homicide detectives have been investigating the incident for the better part of the day and they are unsure if it’s a suicide or homicide at this time. ... Read More

Gov. Newsom says Trump wants to help California

RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom says President Donald Trump has called him and expressed commitment to helping California recover from two earthquakes that hit the state in as many days.

Speaking to reporters after touring the damage zone, Newsom said Saturday that he and Trump talked about the struggles California has been through, including two devastating wildfires that happened just six months ago.

The Democratic governor said “there’s no question we don’t agree on everything, but one area where there’s no politics, where we work extremely well together, is our response to emergencies.”

“He’s committed in the long haul, the long run, to help support the rebuilding efforts,” Newsom said of Trump... Read More