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Nellis Air Force Base welcomes new commander — PHOTOS

Brig. Gen. Evan Pettus, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center Vice Commander, presided over a change of command ceremony Monday, where Col. Joshua DeMotts assumed command of the 99th Air Base Wing on Nellis Air Force Base outside of Las Vegas.

DeMotts most recently served as the Vice Commander of the 99th Air Base Wing at the base.

Read more about the history of Nellis Air Force Base.

Pedestrian killed in east Las Vegas crash

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car while crossing South Lamb Boulevard Wednesday night, police said Friday.