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in las vegas. this happened in the last 30 minutes. >> jeff joins you live from unlv where the governor signed the bill less than an hour ago. it was a culmination of last week's special session. >> that's right. speak up because i can barrel by hear in here. the governor signed two measures into law that paved the way for that stadium, that also the las vegas convention center and authorizes the clark county commission to boost sales tax for more police. so let's roll some video. this is the governor signing the so-called senate bill one and assembly bill 1 into law before a packed hall at the center on the unlv campus. a jam of lawmakers, laborers,
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the measure getting the most attention is senate bill 1, the companion piece for the convention center and stadium. the raiders say they'll move here if we build that thing. so the governor not mincing words this morning saying that, look, nevada has done its part. raiders, it's up to you. >> gentlemen, nevada has shown the nation and the world that we're handing the ball off to you. >> reporter: that's right. that's governor brian sandoval today. and the reason we are here is last week's special session which we covered on news 3, the sales pitch for all of this is 14,000 jobs, a huge economic
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having all sorts of events that we cannot currently have because we don't have the stadium big enough to hold them. we're going to leave and talk to a bunch of other people. it's an exciting day and you get the sense it's a new chapter for nevada history. by the way, did i mention that stadium, the new home for the nfl football rebels. a very thank you. excellent job staying on top of the developments. the man suspected in a shooting and car chase on the i-15 that ended in a drugstore is scheduled for a hearing tomorrow. 29-year-old kenneth mcdonald went on a shooting rampage on the i-15 saturday morning. police say he shot and killed a woman in another car. the driver of that car was also wounded in the shooting. family members identified the
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were just heading to lunch when the suspect shot at them, hitting donahue in the neck. she died at the hospital. sources close to the case tell us here that the couple was shot because they were in an old style car that looked like a police vehicle. the suspect allegedly thinking that he was shooting at a police officer, instead shooting this innocent couple. police planned to discuss the shooting today at0 bars today after accidentally shooting her four-year-old daughter. 30-year-old shaltres townsend was arrested by metro sunday. both parents, a family friend and three other children were home at the time. the mother left her handgun on a chair close to where the children were playing and the gun went off, injuring the 4-year-old. maybe i should say i don't know if she was the one who pulled the trigger but somebody in the
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that gun was left out sitting on a chair. the child was taken to umc and she's in stable condition. that's great news. three other children were taking no child protective services. >> a crash happened last night around 9:45. the victim is a 37-year-old man. he was not in a marked crosswalk. witnesses say the driver just took off. if you have any information that can help pole responsible, call crimestoppers, 7. a henderson man is accused of attacking a unl law professor and know he faces a judge. >> michael mattingly is responsible for leaving this unlv professor bloodied and
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the facility. any more answers at this point on a motive? >> reporter: that's what we were hoping for. michael mattingly did face a judge this morning but the motive still remains a mystery. it's a big question. we talked to michael mattingly's family outside the courtroom in the hallway. they said that this attack is senseless. michael is not a violent person. their prayers are with the victim, leslie griffin, and bail was $200,000 for michael mattingly, accused of attacking leslie griffin october 7th. witnesses say mattingly was kicking griffin. he was walking when he saw her fall to the ground. mattingly is on supervised release at the time because of separate battery case from early this year. he faces battery and attempted
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carjack a woman who stopped to help griffin. he talked to the hospital. griffin's condition has been upgraded from critical to serious. mattingly expected back in court november 2nd. today on the campaign frail, donald trump holding events in wisconsin and then colorado and that's ahead of coming to las vegas for the last debate wednesday. on the democratic side hillary clinton has no public events debate. coming up at 12:30, we'll have a preview of the debate. there's a lot happening there. we'll have details. the presidential debate of course bringing unlv to the national and world stage but that spotlight as we've been talking about comes with a lot of traffic headaches for us locals. between 4:00 and 10:00 that night on debate night, wednesday, there's going to be a series of closures on the road.
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watch out for lane closures logical i-15 south from sahara to the airport connector. that's the entire stretch of the las vegas strip. most of the closures around mccarran international airport. if you're flying out on the 19th. plan head and prepare for delays. of course news 3 will have full coverage of the debate and the rest of the campaign through election day. you can find the latest on news and media platforms. we're still keeping an eye on the october fire burning in caio canyon. it was caused by an illegal campfire. it started friday and crews from two acres to -- grew from two acres to 27 acres on saturday. a lot of it had to do with the strong winds we've been feeling through the weekend. the fire not threatening any structures. that's the good news anyway.
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turning to the conversation, talking about the weather. the winds were fierce. >> they really were, 50-60 miles an hour gusts on mount charleston. 73 miles an hour gusts were reported. it's quieting down. this is from the las vegas day school camera in spring valley. camera shaking a lot to get started. the trees dancing then everything slows down. the winds are cadence, lake mead parkway and warm springs. winds west-southwest 10 miles an hour. we had a gust overnight to 56 miles an hour. how about that. men doze elementary school 7-mile-an-hour winds. compared to the gusts over 39 miles an hour. those were the peak gusts overnight. for the winds for the rest of the day, 5-15 miles an hour is it. highs today topping out in the low 80s.
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overnight tonight. that's good news, hopefully we'll get better sleep. i'll let you know what to expect for the rest of the week. >> i woke up i have no idea what time but a trashcan went flying and i woke up my husband, what was that? >> i woke up at least three times. a truck went right off the bridge in san diego. we're talking about the coronado bridge, not just any bridge, and landed on a crowd of people we have new cell phone video. a reporter caught in gunfire. this in iraq. the whole thing caught on tape. they have the latest from the iraqi offensive to push out isis in that area. the annual teddy bear run returning for the sixth year. how you and your family can take part and raise funds for the united healthcare children's
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a cell phone video shows the chaos after the coronado bridge in san diego on to a crowd of people on saturday. in this video you can see them, that's the driver they just pulled out of that wreckage there. four people were killed when that truck barrelled over the side, went 60 feet down. it landed on a tent. there was a biker festival happening. the video, bystanders can be seen giving first aid as police arrive. the driver identified at
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supolio is active duty navy stationed there. he remains in the hospital with serious injuries. today iraqi and kurdish forces launched an offensive on mosul and iraq. this is the second largest city in iraq so an important stronghold. one reporter from cnn was caught in the gunfire, whole thing caught on camera. american air power. >> wow. that's nick payen walsh, his team traveling with iraqi forces when caught in the middle of that. the gunfire with isis. cnn's crew the first western media outlet to have traveled along the road into mosul.
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team were injured. >> that's such a dangerous job they're doing out there. police have made arrests in the murder of the daughter of the olympic runner tyson gay. 15-year-old trinity gay was shot in the neck when a group of men started shooting at each other. she was taken to the hospital where she died. police arrested a father and son in connection with the shooting. that's sassray taylor and demarkio. police also charged 21-year-old devontra middlebrooks. another man has not yet been charged. the little valley fire near lake tahoe halfway contained. the 55% containment it's at is
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rains in the area. authorities report 23 homes, 17 out buildings and seven barns have burned. officials statement the fire has burned 3400 acres. the rain has held but there's still a lot of work to go done. about 500 personnel, they're still fighting the flames. 60 engines and the national guard are assisting with the firefight as they effortlessly and through the night, day and night. tying to put it out. in our own backyard in mount charleston, we're fighting this october fire. with that wind, that creates problems. >> that's a big part of it. not just for the fire here in on mount charleston but the one in the northern portions of the state. the wind has been a primary factor but the winds are
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really blowing and the camera shaking. it quiets down though as we get toward the end as winds diminish. here's a look at the temperatures as you step out the door. summerland 76, paradise 80. sunrise 78. the big story is the winds and notice the difference, summerland 7-mile-an-hour winds. paradise 2-mile-an-hour winds. -- i've seen gusts up to 20 miles an hour but thas it's a huge improvement from the 40-50 miles an hour gusts during the overnight hours. there is still a wind advisory. the area in tan in san bernardino county, in california. if you plan to take the 15 toward los angeles, keep that in mind. a wind advisory until 2:00 this afternoon. the las vegas and clark county, that has been allowed to expire.
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northern west, seattle, portland scattered showers and clouds. snow showers in the rockies also. just to the west of republican n know, a little bit of snow. at home, everything is dry and winds are diminishing. 81 degrees what a high. winds were gusting 40 miles an hour earlier, now just 5-15 miles an hour, gusts to 20 and they will continue to diminish. overnight, 5-10-mile-an-hour winds. 61 degrees our overnight low and our seven-day forecast shows quiet conditions for the rest of the week. tons of sunshine, highs in the low 80s and warming up for the weekend. investigators thought it was going to help the environment and bring in a steady stream of cash but as we find out, not so much. >> this fuel of the future as its called turned out to be an
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>> they're very aggressive and they're very influencing and very believable. they backed it up with a lot of facts and figures, videos, pictures, whatever, to make their cause look real. >> they were very convincing and lured that portland man into giving them $100 of his savings -- $100,000 of his savings. he was told about a promising project, the oil refined as biodiesel. >> some of the people i brought into the business are good, strong, well-respected, business people. >> but it was a scam. >> sharp and holden offered no real investment opportunity. the entire scheme was a sham. nothing was true. >> sharp was a career con man.
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thing only for his entire adult life: defraud people. he's very, very skilled and very good at getting people to give him money. >> for years, victims believed the project would make them rich. in reality, they were devastated. he learned a lesson. >> we got a little greedy. we didn't look at it with more of a critical eye and spent more time researching this and not taking everything at face value. time of his arrest. both men were ordered to pay more than $1 million in restitution to their victims. now we're talking about a humpback whale freed from the netting all thanks to a rescue team from seaworld. >> this is an incredible rescue caught on tape and we get to watch it in its entirety when we
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baby involved.
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ray steiber: i was in charge of homicide. i know when something's not right. the attacks on question 1 are wrong. question 1 protects the right of law abiding nevadans to bear arms. carry. hunt. protection. it's all there. doesn't change. and no one goes to jail for swapping guns at changes is convicted felons can't run to a gun show or go online and buy guns without background checks. that will save lives. yes on 1.
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we're taking a look at the highest paid celebrities who have passed on. no longer with us. michael jackson topping the chart. forbes ranks earnings at $825 million. this is pre-taxed. 2015 it made him the highest away or alive. most of this from the sales of his publishing catalog. he died in 2009. the top five on forbes list, charles schultz, $48 million, arnold palmer, $40 million. elvis pressley, the king, we know about him, $27 million and prince at $25 million. >> not a surprise, they're all
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>> and beloved entertainers. >> this one here for the alan lovers. a mother humpback whale received season tans from seaworld to free her calf who was entaken thed in a shark line. >> the calf was entangled with the mama, who was trying to push her above water to brehe two patrol teams went on on rubber dinghies and cut the netting to free the baby. the rescue was about 30 minutes. mother and calf are all good, in good health and they have swam away. >> and this sinking whale -- >> yeah. >> all right. next on news 3 live at 12:30.
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the final preparations at unlv's final presidential debate. the students are so annoyed but it's a big deal. we'll check and see where they are now. we're also talking about the teddy bear run. we're going to tell you how you can be part of it. we have special guests in the studio. we can't wait to tell you about the desert is where bad guys go when they want to make evidence disappear. sure, he can bury all those property taxes he skipped out on for years... ...or all those fake charities he helped set up... ...or the scams against seniors he formed... or the $17 million judgment he never paid. he can try, but he can't make his record disappear. danny tarkanian: just a con man who can't bury the truth.
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you've heard plenty about joe heck and the tax breaks he's voted for. have spent to elect him. bad enough. but heck voted time and time again to limit nevada solar. risking jobs and higher rates. for nevada families, it's personal. catherine cortez masto will expand clean energy solar jobs. catherine cortez masto will fight for nevada families. edf action and lcv victory fund are responsible for the
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve thisis message. they're bringing drugs, ists. narrator: and joe heck says "i have high hopes we'll see donald trump become president." i don't know what i said, aah... narrator: heck says he "completely supports" trump. i would bomb the [bleep] out of them. narrator: and heck? reporter: you trust him having his finger on the nuclear button? heck: i do. reporter: why do you say that? heck: why wouldn't i? narrator: donald trump and joe heck.
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right now live at 12:30. signed. governor brian sandoval has penned that bill paving the way for an nfl stadium here in las vegas. what proponents are saying about the stadium plans. down to the wire. unlv making final preparations
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presidential debate. the last and final one in our backyard. grab your kiddos and their teddy bears, how you and your family can get involved and help save lives. this is a teddy bear run happening in our community. we're going to tell you all about it. good afternoon, everyone, happen monday to you, thank you for staying with us. governor brian sandoval signed a p stadium to be built in las vegas so now it's up to the nfl. >> it's in their hands. >> absolutely. this comes after a marathon special session of the nevada legislature approving the bill this past week. it designated $750 million in hotel tax dollars going toward the nfl stadium. that could become home to the raiders. that's contingent on the owners giving the okay.


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