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Police Investigating Stabbing Spree

LAS VEGAS -- Police are on the hunt for at least two people who went on a violent stabbing spree early Thursday morning. 

Around 1 a.m., police got a report of a stabbing near Tropicana Avenue and Mountain Vista. A few minutes later, another person was stabbed near Tropicana and Nellis Boulevard. Just a short time after that, another person was stabbed near Mountain Vista and Ramrod Avenue.

Surprisingly, there were no life threatening injuries and police say nothing of value was taken, but they need help finding the armed men.

The first incident happened around 12:40 a.m. on Terralinda Avenue near Tropicana Avenue and Mountain Vista Street. Metro says a man was backing his car into his garage when he was approached by a man with a knife, demanding his wallet. The victim started to fight back and that's when a second suspect hit the man in the head with a crowbar.

Coroner ID's Man Involved in Fatal Motorcycle Accident

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Police say they're examining a vehicle found after a hit-and-run crash that left a motorcyclist dead on a busy boulevard in the southeast Las Vegas area.

The Clark County coroner on Thursday identified the dead man as 71-year-old Dennis M. Grady of Las Vegas.

Police say witnesses saw a driver in what was described as a dump truck leave the scene after rolling over the motorcyclist after he fell a little before 3 p.m. Wednesday on northbound Boulder Highway near Nellis Boulevard.

Police say they located a vehicle and collected evidence that's being processed.

The truck driver has not been identified.

Police say it was the 53rd traffic-related fatality in Las Vegas police jurisdiction in 2012.

Vehicle Kills Man, Driver Arrested

Vehicle Kills Man, Driver Arrested

LAS VEGAS - Metro police are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident near Flamingo Road and Nellis Boulevard.

Police say a male pedestrian was not in a marked crosswalk and was struck and killed by a Nissan Altima around 11 p.m. on Tuesday. The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

The vehicle left the scene of the accident. Police later located the driver and arrested him for DUI. 

Pre-Registration Opens Wednesday for Government Auction

Pre-Registration Opens Wednesday for Government Auction

Pre-registration opens Wednesday for a government surplus auction planned for Saturday.

People interested in buying items at the auction can preview what is on the block and pre-register 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday at 4320 Stephanie Street, which is near Dog Fancier’s Park. The auction will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at the same place.

The sale will feature surplus items from several government agencies, including McCarran International Airport, UNLV, Clark County and the St. George Police Department. Office desks, computers, vehicles, digital cameras, iPods, watches and jewelry will all be up for auction. There will even be 70 schools busses up for bid. During the preview period, people can view the items for sale.

The vehicle auction will take place both live and online. People who want to bid online can register through the company, TNT Auction, which is handling the auction.

Findlay Prep Star Anthony Bennett Commits to UNLV

LAS VEGAS -- After months of cutting his lengthy list of college options, Anthony Bennett, the Findlay Prep basketball star has committed to UNLV via his twitter account. 

Bennett, ranked the nations seventh best prospect by Rivals.com, tweeted, "Staying out West & will be going to #UNLV next year."

The Runnin' Rebels finished 26-9 last season in Coach Dave Rice's first season.

 

 

Fatal Accident on Flamingo and Koval

LAS VEGAS-- A fatal accident occurred at 3:30 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Flamingo Road and Koval Lane.

Metro officers say evidence at the scene and witness statements indicate the Mitsubishi was stopped in the inside left turn lane of eastbound Flamingo, at the intersection of Koval when it was struck head on by the GMC. The GMC was traveling westbound on Flamingo.

The driver of the Mitsubishi was pronounced dead at the scene by responding medical personnel. The occupants of the GMC were transported to UMC with minor to serious injuries.

The accident shut down all directions in the intersection for several hours. 

This is the 51st traffic related fatality in LVMPD's jurisdiction this year.

Healthy Baby Dropped Outside Desert Springs Hospital

LAS VEGAS -- A healthy baby girl was left in a shopping cart early Tuesday morning at Desert Springs Hospital.

Metro Police received a call at 3:40 a.m. that the baby had been left outside the hospital. Metro's Abuse and Neglect unit currently is investigating into who left the baby. They asking for the parents of the child to come forward to provide more info so they can ensure the baby has a complete medical history to help take care of the child.

"We don't know who surrendered this child. We would like to make sure this is a voluntary surrender and that there isn't a mother out there wondering where her child is and thinking her child is safe with another family member, when in fact that family member may have surrendered this child," said Metro Sgt. Kristine Buist.