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Freeze warning issued for central, northeast Clark County

LAS VEGAS -- The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a freeze warning for central and northeast Clark County. The watch is in effect from late Sunday night through Monday.

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are possible and these conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

Here are some safety tips for dealing with freezing weather from Las Vegas Fire and Rescue.

Keep anything that can burn, such as clothing, furniture, mattresses and paper products at least three feet away from any heat sources such as furnaces, space heaters, fireplaces, stoves and water heaters.

Police: 4 people killed in 4 separate crashes, 1 hit-and-run

LAS VEGAS-- Saturday into Sunday proved to be a deadly night on the roads around the valley.  Metro Police said they investigated four different crashes that killed four people.

Those incidents made the total amount of fatal crashes in Metro's jurisdiction this year reach 75.

Road closures for Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

 LAS VEGAS -- The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon returns to Las Vegas this weekend. The race will result in major street closures on Sunday.

The marathon and half-marathon start at 4:30 p.m. and it's expected there will be 36,000 runners. The rolling closures along the 26.2 mile course will begin at 10 a.m. and last until midnight. 

The marathon course will take runners from Mandalay Bay, along the Las Vegas Strip, north to Fremont Street, west to Martin Luther King Boulevard on Grand Central and Symphony Park, north to Brooks Avenue and then reverse. At one point, runners will go through a neighborhood on the reverse course at Mount Mariah Drive.



Hit-and-run victim ID'd, suspect at-large

LAS VEGAS - A man struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Thursday morning has been identified as 57-year-old Marlon Duane Collins by the Clark County coroner.

The crash happened shortly after 4:30 a.m. at the intersection of Sahara and Eastern avenues. Family members say Collins was on his way to work he he was hit.

Driving You Crazy: Quick light at U.S. 95 and Flamingo

LAS VEGAS - Tamara says when she exits southbound U.S. 95 to westbound Flamingo Road, the turn signal changes quickly, causing traffic back-ups to Sandhill Road.

Regional Transportation Commission FAST is responsible for the coordination of this signal.

FAST representatives say more than 57,000 vehicles use this stretch daily. The morning and afternoon commutes are especially busy, because students, parents and faculty are making their way to and from nearby Chaparral High School.

After Traffic8 contacted FAST, technicians improved the Flamingo signal. Drivers have four extra seconds to make the light.

Eventually, the signal timing on Flamingo between Eastern Avenue and U.S. 95 will be adjusted with new cycle lengths and sequencing. This will improve commutes along Flamingo at Pecos Road and Sandhill, but it might affect traffic at Eastern. Once those changes are made, FAST says the commute should be better.

Man critically hurt after crashing motorcycle into block wall

One person is in critical condition after a crash early Tuesday morning.

According to police, the victim was riding a stolen Honda CBR northbound in an apartment complex on Twain Avenue near Nellis Boulevard just before 5:30 a.m. The rider drove out of the parking lot, crossed Twain and crashed into a cinder block wall head on.

The driver was taken to Sunrise Hospital Trauma in critical condition.

The investigation into the crash is on going. 

Police search for Mr. Telephone Man robber

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are looking for a man who has robbed several phone stores, which is why they are calling him Mister Telephone Man.

He is suspected of holding up cell phone stores and robbing employees at gunpoint. Metro says he has hit at least 11 wireless stores.

Police say the accused robber struck three different locations on Friday alone. Employees at all three cell phone stores are scared he will strike again.

Police say just after 5:30 p.m. on Friday the robber known as Mister Telephone Man hit a Cricket Store. At least two more cell phone stores would be hit with in the hour.

In each case, he pulls out a gun and demands cash. Police hope you know who he is. Cameras were rolling as Mister Telephone Man struck.

"He was just calm, like that's what he does. He just comes in, like nothing. Didn't hesitate, he wasn't shaking at all, just pulled out the gun, ‘give me the money,'" store employee Emmy said.