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how our school district here in town responded to students who decided to stay home out of fear. a local high school student under arrest accused of planning a mass shooting at his school. thank you for joining us. i'm latoya silmon. >> i'm reed cowan. the 15-year-old student went to desert oasis high school in the southwest part of our valley. news 3's sergio avila has >> reporter: school police say they arrested a high school freshman who was plotting a mass shooting at desert oasis high school. >> the student did not appear to have any vendetta against any other students. at this point, it looked like he was acting alone and had made some plans that he was going to do a mass shooting in the near future. >> reporter: police say the plans were thwarted because of an alert parent in arizona who overheard a conversation between her child and another student
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shooting. that parent alerted las vegas law enforcement who investigated and found the threat to be real. >> i heard after he got arrested, there's police around the school. everybody saw the police wondering what was going on. >> reporter: this senior says some students saw police on campus last week but didn't know what happened until this morning. still, some students were concerned. >> people believe it. some don't. no one knows if it was true or not. everyone was kind of watching their surroundings. we saw police and so we kind >> reporter: toole's mother, for her, the news was welcomed. >> to hear about something like this, you hope it's not true. if it is true, you hope that kid is in custody or they find out what's going on before something terrible happens. >> reporter: detectives would not tell us if any weapons were found or if the student had researched terrorist organizes. they did say they found enough evidence in the teen's home to
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threat to this school. they believe that student was acting alone and did not have any other vendetta towards any other students. sergio avila, news 3. >> thank you. a clown threat at las vegas academy today turns out to be a hoax. there was a heavy police presence outside of las vegas academy this morning after a threat from an instagram account under the name shooter the clown targeted this school over the weekend. the school principal scott walker sent an el school police will have a heightened presence on campus. it's an instance that's becoming a familiar site in clark county leaving a lot of parents concerned. >> shootings at school and what not. at first it's hard to believe and then it's a little scary. >> clown costumes were banned at the school today according to metro. whoever is behind the threats could face misdemeanor harassment charges and jail time. tonight an arrest in connection with the murder of a woman found lying in the street
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jail for the crime. police say hudson and the family had been dating. he now faces one count of murder. a woman was found last wednesday near alta and jones. police identified the victim by tattoos on her body. the coroner has not released her name. this was metro's 140th homicide this year. a major story in national news making headlines. jury selection underway in the trial of a former police officer accused of black man. michael slager is accused of killing scott. a bystander recorded this last year. slager was a north charleston police officer when he pulled scott over for a broken tail light. the video showed the officer firing eight times at kos ran away. city officials fired him and he was indicted for murder. firefighters are trying to
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it happened west of a gas leak. that caused shortages across the southern part of the united states. italy making international headlines tonight. video from the fire department shows cracks running through the surface of a mountain near the epicenter of yesterday's earthquake. more than 15,000 people were staying in hotels and other temporary accommodations after an earthquake struck regions already rocked by tremor no deaths critical injuries were reported after the 6.6 quake. this video was released by the fire department. it also showed extensive damage to one hilltop town where several buildings were reduced to rubble. a new study suggests that uber and lyft drivers are quietly discriminating against riders based on gender and race. it suggests those in boston were twice as likely to cancel rides
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african-american-sounding names than so-called white-sounding names. overall, black riders waited 30% longer for a ride. drivers also took female passengers for longer, more expensive rides. this is based on 15,000 rates. 46 states have asked the department of homeland security for help protecting their elec threats. concerns about on election infrastructure have increased this election cycle, especially after accusations from donald trump. experts say it would be extremely difficult to alter national elections. in nevada, both parties are getting out the vote. the latest polls in nevada put the race between hillary clinton and donald trump at a tie. the head of the clinton campaign
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campaign's headquarters in brooklyn. >> this race is gonna be very close in nevada. we call nevada a battleground state for a reason. we have worked so hard to organize there because we think it will come down to the wire. our message to every nevada is get out and vote. >> speaking of voting, early voting runs until friday. the election is, of course, next tuesday. you can stay with news 3, your cw news and for complete coverage on election night. we will have come in. nationally and locally on news 3 and the cw las vegas channel 33, cable 6. we'll be updating our website and our social media platforms as well. well, a one-of-a-kind beauty pageant to remember a tragedy. >> the controversy surrounding this. and a visit to the zoo, turns in a little bit of a boxing match with a panda.
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tomorrow afternoon. details -- straight hate head. -- ahead. we want to see what your children are dressed as this halloween. use the hashtag news3halloween. and stay tuned until after the
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president bush and obama. i fought the taliban. i was asked to form a global coalition to counter isil. when someone makes the comment that they know more about the islamic state or isil than do the generals, it implies a complete ignorance of the reality. but i believe secretary clinton really understands the threat that the islamic state poses to the united states and to the american people. and i believe she understands how to wield american power to ultimately defeat this threat and to keep us safe. i'm hillary clinton
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all right. you have to see this. caught on camera, wrestling match between a man and bear is
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the guy snuck in to a giant panda enclosure at a zoo in china. why would you do that? he jumped into the enclosure to tease the panda. the panda woke up and gripped the man's leg. this turned into panic when the panda wrestled with the man and pulled him to the ground. the man eventually escaped. nobody got hurt. we're understanding it did not notimpress anyone -- tv did not impress anyone. a group of holocaust survivors strutted down the runway for a pageant in israel and honored women who lived through the concentration camps. some have criticized this to cheapening the memory of those who died in the holocaust. others say it's about
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contest. the winner 75 years old, who was just two days old when the war started. a 95-year-old world war ii veteran is still trying to figure out how she's going to pay the government back $26,000 after the va said they overpaid her. she admits she made a mistake. news 3's antonio castelan has the followup. >> reporter: it's still a big bess -- mess, the $26,000 debt has not been sure she's not kicked out of her retirement home. >> i didn't think about reporting it. that's why i got in trouble. >> reporter: this 95-year-old world war ii veteran, irene miller, is dealing with a $26,000 problem. she says for the past 12 years, the va was paying her a small amount about $20 extra per point from her dead husband's federal
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her, she would not get her pension check. >> you can't double dip. you know, she's getting social security, plus she's getting his survivor benefits, plus her own benefits. >> reporter: now with the money owed miller faces the threat of getting evicted from her retirement home. if she could again, she would do things differently. >> i didn't mean to keep it secret. >> reporter: but she didn't report it. unsure, she says of who she would even call. still a potentially costly mistake. this man says it's hard to fault a 95-year-old. >> they do cross-check. she hadn't broken any law. >> reporter: since the story was told last friday, many people have reached out to help this veteran. >> it makes me feel good, there
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them are veterans. >> reporter: we have reached out to the va and our calls have not been returned yet. many people have called in and e-mailed the newsroom asking how to help out irene miller. go to, click on the story and that's where you will find the link. i'm antonio castelan, news 3. better access to healthcare. that's the goal in southern nevada with the opening o a their first patients. it's a member of the valley health system which operates five other hospitals in las vegas but this is their first in henderson. sam kaufman says it's a full-service facility with room to grow. >> it's 130 beds to start. we're opening another 12 additional level 2 beds, probably in the next nine to 12 months and we have other beds that key can open up as volume dictates and then we have the
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surgery and build additional towers as well. >> henderson hospital is at galleria and u.s. 95. it employs nearly 500 people. take a look at these images as the moon passes in front of the sun. there it is. the solar dynamics observatory captured the photos during the one-hour lunar transit in front of the sun. the moon covered about 59% of that planet. time now for a check of our halloween forecast. for other trick or treaters, winds won't be much of an issue. >> it won't be the winds, it will be chillier. but it's a beautiful night to dress up and even dress your pets up. we have pictures that some of our viewers sent in. look at maddie ready for some halloween trick or treating. i actually just came from a dog contest. look at these guys. i'm especially a fan of this hot dog. skittles won a prize. this one is just owning it on
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this is the king of the cheese it castle and these corgis won a prize. i will have more on that at 10:00. outside it will be a little bit cool. if you are out and about, bring a jacket. let me tell you. a few scattered clouds outside with temperatures so far hovering in the 60s and 70s across town. 67 degrees at the lake. mid-60s for sumin area. 68 degrees for north las vegas and still hanging on to that 70-degree mark in southeast and paradise. winds are light to moderate. may pick up a little bit in the next few hours before decreasing again later on tonight. 38 degrees on the mountain right now. 61 for pahrump. we're in the upper 60s at the moment in overton. also seeing some variable winds outside. looking at the satellite, we're not done with the storms. we have another one headed our
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northern california. for us today, the story has been the winds decreasing this afternoon. however, they were pretty strong earlier this morning. and just this little bit of high clouds drifting in from the southwest. other than that, things are pretty nice outside. but things are going to change up low pressure moving into the region. the wind speeds will pick up tomorrow night into wednesday. so a little bit of a breeze on the way. cool we'll be 46 degrees for indy -- indian springs. low 60s for lake mead. highs tomorrow will actually be a few degrees cooler compared to our temperatures today. 48 on the mountain. that's your high temperature. just want to point that out. 74 degrees for overton. also in the low 70s for pahrump and only in the upper 60s for searchlight, primm and sandy valley in the afternoon. overnight, we'll still see a few clouds out there. temperatures will be about
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still above normal for this time of year with those winds diminishing early tomorrow morning. temperatures will be near normal for the next few days as that area of low pressure passes through. winds will be picking up later in the day, 10, 15 miles an hour. as we look ahead to the next few days. a very mild warming trend. but the winds will reach up to 20 miles an hour, po continually gusting up to 20, 30 miles an hour. that warming trend continuing, though, all the way into the weekend and tha this every single year, so remember, fall back -- i almost said spring forward. fall back. set your clocks back on sunday. so you don't have to be late for work. >> and you get an extra hour. >> and you got to see my kids tonight. >> they were so great. i didn't recognize one of the skeletons.
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>> he wanted to be a pet cemetery. we glued all kinds of skeletons. it worked. it worked. krispy kreme is offering a sweet treat for customers bold enough to dress up this halloween. if you wear a costume to a participating christy cream location, you will receive a free doughnut of your choice. that includes the special halloween doughnut featuring, zombies, spiderwebs. >> the same goes for chipotle. you will get a free -- and they call it a -- boo-rito. >> faith jessie is gonna dress up just for that. >> good. i will take one. it could be one of the largest congregation of any mammal in nevada. >> a nevada cave where millions of bats spend the summer and early fall before migrating south. >> as denise rosch explains, falling into extinction, it's a
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>> bats will eat hundreds of millions of insects every single night. but in recent years there is a threat scientists have been tracking, a fungus that's killing off bat colonies back east has been found on the west coast. that's one reason we traveled to a cave in nevada where an important program is >> they will cluster as many as 5,000 bats per square meter and they -- there's so many of them in the cave that they create their own thermal environment. >> reporter: did the bats bump into us occasionally? yes, they did. it was also a fascinating assignment. i hope you will join me for my report for news 3 live at 11:00. halloween craft projects
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send the wrong message to young children. and a look at your halloween costumes that you shared with us on social media. get the kids around the tv. we're gonna give them the spotlight -- coming up. we've learned a lot about how joe heck works. follow the money. he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip" and took almost $700,000 from wall street, including some of the same banks who caused the crisis. and then there's money he's taken from payday lenders
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onsored legislation protecting their predatory practices. add it all up, and joe heck is working for corporate special interests. and that doesn't work for nevada. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. our children, they look up to us. what we value, how we treat others. and now they're looking to see what kind of leaders we choose. who we'll entrust our country and their future to.
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the one with the deep understanding of the challenges we face, or the one who is unprepared for them? a steady hand? or a loose cannon? common sense and unity, or drama and division? a woman who's spent her life helping children and families, or a man who's spent his life helping himself? our children are looking to us. what kind of country will we be? hillary clinton, because we're stronger together.
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on a night of tricks and treats, it's important to keep our little ones safe. >> one mistake in the house could send them to the hospital. we're kim wagner with an important report. >> reporter: youtube videos
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pod containers into trick or treating baskets. looks great. but but teaching children could associate landy pack containers with candy could be dangerous. >> since 2012, thousands of children have been injured or sickened after ingesting or coming into contact with the pods. >> reporter: they can look like candy and curious kids can bite into them. the highly concentrated detergent can cause anything from minor sp reactions like wheezing, gagging and severe vomiting and diarrhea. consumer reports called for changes to the containers and was also part of the industry committee that set new safety standards. for example, moving packaging from clear to opaque containers that now come with a safety latch. >> others include making the pods stronger so they are less likely to burst inside a child's mouth and adding a
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>> reporter: these changes can't come soon enough. so far this year, poison control centers have logged over 8,000 calls all related to laundry pod exposure. >> we feel that's too mean incident -- too many instances. >> reporter: if you need a container to store the loot, use a shopping bag. the advice to keep the pods of homes with children under the age of 6. instead try liquid detergents. finally here at 7:00, we want to see you, your friends and family dressed up. >> here are some of what mass been sent to us using the hashtag news3halloween. if you want, you can still share pictures. you can do it through i saw gram, facebook and twitter.
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apparently. how fun. look at -- that's just great. >> cute princess. >> all right. hopefully my kids aren't bounces off the wall when i get home from work. >> when we're not on the air, head to for the latest headlines, weather and investigative reports. "she's a slob." in that fat, ugly face of hers..." donald trump calls women "bimbos", "dogs", and "fat pigs." but congressman crescent hardy said he'd support donald trump 100%. nevada, there's a better choice: ruben kihuen. kihuen pushed to crack down on employers who pay women less than men. and kihuen will always protect a woman's right to choose. ruben kihuen for nevada. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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i believe families deserve quality education for their kids, childcare they can trust and afford, equal pay for women, and jobs they can really live on. people ask me what will be different if i'm president? well kids and families have been the passion of my life and they will be the
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mariah takes her engagement ring off. are the gloves coming off, too? is she demanding her ex pay her millions? why the break-up is getting even nastier. >> drama.
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what you never knew about the singer. >> my entire life. plus, hollywood celebrates halloween. inside the celeb costume parties. kate hudson, katy perry, and who wefrlly hills? we're with the race car driving speeding to the top of dancing's leaderboard. >> i think i just swallowed a bug. now, for october 31st, 2016, this is "entertainment tonight." >> mariah carrey demanding her billionaire ex-fiance pay her millions in a separation >> it seems getting unengaged from mariah carrey could be a very expensive process. the ring is off for mariah, who basically said i don't care about those cheating rumors as she spent the weekend out with her backup dancer.


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