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suspect at a busy mall. how his heroics landed him in hot water with his wife >> announcer: news 3 starts right now. . >> latoya: a local father murdered over the weekend and police need your help. thanks for joining us i'm latoya silmon. >> reed: i'm reed cowan. police say a halloween party got out of hand. that is our top story tonight. news 3's antonio castelan spoke with the murder victim's friend was in the trucking business. his friends describe him as a hard worker. they say they can't imagine this happening to him because he wasn't a troublemaker. >> of course shock. >> reporter: it is the immediate reaction chuck had after hearing of the sudden death of his friend, 26-year-old robert abner. >> all he said was robert's been shot. >> reporter: is what his son told him after they found out the husband and father of three girls was shot at a halloween house party early sunday morning near lake mead and jones.
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abner ended up getting hit by gunfire. the shooter took off in a car. >> worked two jobs. >> reporter: so far police have no leads or description of the gunman. he hopes they find the murderer soon. >> it's important to everyone for every crime. whether our family or anyone else's. that's why you always hope for the best. >> reporter: friends say they will always remember abner's happy outlook on life. >> that's a good tough family. >> reporter: police say they don't h a the gunman. if anybody has information you are asked to call crime to stoppers at 702-385-5555. reporting off buffalo and windmill, antonio castelan, news 3. >> reed: a guilty plea from the local man accused of nearly decapitating his girlfriend. he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. police say fowler killed chelsea in march then crashed her car into a nearby 7-eleven. witnesses say he was naked and
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sentencing scheduled for january. >> latoya: the man accused of killing his witness appeared in court. detectives say hudson shot 28-year-old moinee wade in the head and left her to die. an argument at the strip club may have led to the shooting. hudson's next appearance scheduled for november 17th. >> reed: he spent 24 years investigating brutal car crashes that changed families lives forever. you have likely seen sergeant strader a community servant o our newscast too m count. he is set to retire in a week so we sat down with him today to talk about his career with metro and the hit-and-run crashes that still keep him up at night. you might remember three years ago brazil ward -- my little friend -- was hit by a runaway driver while trick-or-treating with her family. strader and his team followed dozens of leads but the driver was never identified. >> the candy sproen all over the road. it shakes you to your soul. it does.
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such a coward they couldn't stop. and they couldn't do what was right. the part that haunts me is the fact that we couldn't do our job, you know, we couldn't find the suspect. >> reed: three years and nine surgeries since the driver nearly took her from her family, little brazil has surpassed all expectations. strader hopes one day a tip will come in about the driver who ran her over and her family gets the justice they deserve. >> latoya: new information ab t a 31-year-old las vegas man now charged with murder in this case. news 3's sergio avila spoke to the child's grieving grandmother. >> reporter: vera dawson is seven-year-old richard's grandmother. she says the child known to everyone as majee was full of life. >> he have his little backpack on. you know, he going to school. you know, happy. go lucky. >> reporter: dawson says she got a frantic phone call from her daughter on sunday telling
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>> i couldn't believe it. >> reporter: the child died from injuries police say resulted from severe abuse. according to police report he had been restrained and beaten. kenneth robinson was arrested and charged with murder. his mother and her three children were living with robinson at a siegel suites temporarily while she got on her feet financially. she had asked dawson for help. >> she was going through hard time. could i take the kids. i said no problem baby that's no problem. okay they leaving sunday. okay. sunday come and he didn't make it. because a evil person want to abuse my grandson. >> reporter: the police report states robinson first accused the mother of beating the child but then changed his story. telling detectives he tells his daughter to be honest and not be a coward. he admitted to police he hit the child multiple times and bound
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disobedient. eventually he stopped breathing. according to homicide detectives, another adult was in the apartment during the incident. >> my information is two adults, the mother and the person who is in custody. >> reporter: according to detectives malone told them she was asleep and woke up to the child tied up. she told police she didn't see any abuse but reported to them she had seen robinson hit the child in the past. >> i'm not ruling her out right now. because, you know, she has responsibility there too if she was present. she was not in the apartment when the incident took place. according to metro this is an open investigation. no further charges have been filed against anyone. they tell us on sunday they called cps to take the other children in this case until they could figure out exactly what happened. sergio avila, news 3. >> reed: thank you. now to a developing story. out pouring of sympathy in the town of urbandale, iowa just outside des moines after a
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memory of officer justin martin. hes with one of the two targets of the ambush style attack. sergeant tony benimo was also killed. they were miles apart when police say troublemaker 46-year-old scott michael greene shot and killed them. greene surrendered after more than nine hours on the run. police say he has a long history of mental issues. >> latoya: six days left until decision 2016. hillary clinton, the democratic ca back in las vegas with maesage for supporters -- get out and vote. clinton made a stop at the mirage to visit with culinary union workers then appeared with nevada state senate candidate catherine cortez-masto at a rally at the plumbers and pipe fiters hall. with two days of early voting left, democrats continue to lead in turnout in our battleground state. republicans are gaining. after the rally hundreds headed out to go door-to-door in search
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2017, it is donald trump standing in front of our capitol and taking the oath of office. someone who demeans women, mocks the disabled, insults latinos and african-americans. what would it be like to have that person in the most powerful office in the world? . >> latoya: the clinton campaign continues to push tomorrow. president bull clinton will be in -- las vegas. >> reed: donald trump back in florida for a push to capture votes in the critical battleground state where he is running neck and neck with hillary clinton. >> we are winning almost everywhere. i think -- give us two more days and i think we'll be winning everywhere. [ cheering ] . >> reed: well during the second stop for the day in orlando trump fired up supporters when he boasted about his poll numbers insisting he is winning in florida and other battleground states. trump also lashed out at hillary
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once again making note of the fbi's investigation into her email issue. remember early voting ends friday. if your child goes a clark county school they're going to be home because there's no school on election day. many ccsd schools are being used to polling locations. however it is a regular day for support staff and administration. >> latoya: stay with news 3 your cw news and for everything you need on decision night in america. coverage starts at 4:00 p.m. on news 3. for the then at 8:00 p.m. a special edition of news 3 covering the issues and races that matter in our state. you can catch that on the cw las vegas channel 33, cable six. as always we'll bring you election results in realtime on and on your social media platforms. >> reed: panda moan yum on a nature preserve. it is a story about pandas if you could didn't get that. >> latoya: how police are able
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>> reed: a group of people arrested for vandalizing our national wonders. how police were able to catch these guys. >> latoya: and temperatures should be going down this time of year but instead they're going to be increasing the rest of the week.
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with all of the shenanigans danny tarkanian's pulled in nevada -- helping set up fake charities used to scam nevada seniors, failing to pay thousands in property taxes, losing $17 million in a failed development scheme, then sticking taxpayers with the bill -- imagine the shenanigans tarkanian would pull in washington. it's why we can't afford tarkanian in congress, ever. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember."
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>> reed: new at seven, a wild panda trapped in a river at a nature preserve rescued after
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panda the surveillance footage right here and they called police for help. local forest police officers and veterinarians got there and found that the panda was on a metal walkway about 15 feet away from the top of a dam. as night fell the panda became anxious and unpredictable so rescuers decided to use a tranquilizer gun. a few hours later the panda was lifted up and pulled back to the river bank. a the four-year-old female wasn't hurt. officials believe the p w across the torrential river. >> latoya: an 84-year-old man in chile put his body on the line while trying to trip up a thief running out of a jewelry store. the heroic effort came after an attempted armed robbery at a shopping hall in santiago. the elderly shopper saw the would-be thief running toward him through the mall and surveillance video shows munoz taking a heavy fall while trying to trip the teen who keeps on running.
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very upset with him. she was not happy about that heroic feat. he says she refused to speak to him for hours. the teen and his mother were eventually arrested. >> reed: see her shaking her finger at him. a group of canadian youtubeers in trouble for what you see in this video. the national park service has launched a federal investigation into a string of vandalism cases at six parks including death valley. the youtubeing group known as high on life is known for documenting their high octane that has them landing in legal hot water. the group of five men is accused of committing a series of crimes at six national parks including biking through death valley and walking on protected springs at yellowstone. >> social media is helping us learn about crimes and to solve them but i wonder if there might be a social component to that where people are more motivated to do something crazy that breaks a rule or that pushes an
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members of the high on life crew pleaded guilty this week and are going to face thousands of dollars in fines. the rest of the group is planning to fight it out in court. >> latoya: you will be seeing a new nevada state license plate on the roads soon. you see it right here. some of you may have seen it. the state released it's new official home means nevada plate yesterday. it's been 15 years since the standard design for nevada's license plate has been changed. why now? the dmv says the goal was to promote our state's diversity. >> iin release something that better represented nevada as a whole from the red rock canyons up to the sierras. >> latoya: the new plates are now available for people registering their vehicles. eventually they'll replace the current sunset plates but if you want to make the switch now you can for a fee. >> reed: a number of pedestrians killed on clark county roads is up this year. 42 have died. that's up from 36 at the same time last year.
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pedestrians and drivers without having to pay hefty fines exists. news 3's denise rosch explains. >> reporter: safety advocates know many jaywalkers will never show up to court. they can't afford the ticket and the case goes warrant. now a free class can help wipe out those fines. and today law enforcement, umc and unlv's vulnerable road user project are all standing together making the announcement. the two-hour class will help jaywalkers oi for drivers who are ticketed for not yielding the right of way? they can see pricey tickets reduced significantly. the idea is quite simply to save lives. >> what we find in our court is many people are unable to pay the fines. so they don't come to court. a lot of people are homeless. a lot of people have mental health problems. have addiction problems. and they don't always follow through on their requirements.
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avoid court. >> reporter: the first class is expected to be held later this month. denise rosch, news 3. >> reed: all right. talk about grade a weather. perfect time to land in our valley and we know a lot of people are coming in to push out the vote right chloe. >> chloe: and the weather is going to cooperate. maybe pack the sunscreen. i can't believe i'm saying that and it's november. warmer weather on the way. it's getting ridiculous. but, you know, whate. it's nice and clear. beautiful in las vegas tonight. this afternoon wasn't too bad though. woke up to breezes. 20 and 30 miles an hour. overall we rounded it out nicely today. temperatures above normal at 75 degrees this afternoon. even starting off at 59 degrees. similar weather is expected overnight tonight but highs tomorrow are going to be much warmer. here is where we're sitting right now in las vegas. 71 degrees near eastern and bonanza. currently in the mid-60s at
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lamb and owens. the rest of us you can see most of us in the 60s right now. just a few of the warm spots in henderson and paradise. elsewhere we're dropping into the 60s. looking like another cool night like last night. but it's going get warmer next few days. prepare for that. a roller-coaster forecast. winds have died down significantly compared to earlier today. winds over 20 miles an hour in many neighborhoods. some even reaching up currently mid-30s mount charleston. 70 boulder city and 65 sand wri valley. just naming a few places. also calm winds just after 7:00 p.m. tonight. a lake wind advisory still in affect for some of the area lakes through tomorrow evening for isolated wind gusts that could reach up to 35 miles an hour along the colorado river valley we're expecting to see breezy conditions as well. across southern nevada today i'll give you a dollar if you
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area. high pressure will build in strong next week keeping our temperatures up significantly. short-term forecast? we have an upper area of low pressure. you can see developing over portions of arizona allowing for thunderstorms to develop. that will continue moving east and we'll have no impact on our area. we're pointing it out because it looks intimidating when you look at the satellite. 38 on the mountain. 55 overton. 65 lake mead. low mid-40s for ind ran springs. low we're going start getting warmer and warmer. when our numbers should be going down. it's insane. 58 degrees overnight. winds fairly light. under ten miles an hour most part. we're going see lots of sunshine tomorrow. temperatures -- can't believe i'm saying this -- breaking into the 80s tomorrow afternoon. breezes will be light to moderate by end of the day. as we look forward to the rest of the workweek, that warming
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don't forget to set your clocks back an hour on sunday. and a weak disturbance out of the north for monday will bring us down maybe a degree or so. still going to be toasty out there with temperatures still flirting with the 80s by next wednesday. . >> latoya: i'm over here giddy. [ laughter ] this is the best forecast ever. >> reed: it's like southern california weather. perfect if you are out on the patio tonight celebrating what a lot of people are hoping the cubs wins. if you are a fan. a lot o so excited about this one. thanks chloe. >> latoya: if you haven't made travel plans for the thanksgiving holiday you may want to get going. >> reed: a surprising number of people planning to travel this month that will make holiday travel even more of a hassle. >> latoya: and if the election is getting to be too much for you, all you have to do is tune in to the weather channel. how the network promises a
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putting a wife to work i when i come home and dinner's not ready i go through the roof. grab 'em by the p****". when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. more accusers coming forward to say they were sexually assaulted by donald trump. i'll go backstage before a show... yes.. and everyone's getting dressed. donald trump walked into the dressing room
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you see these incredible looking women. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. do you treat women with respect? uh... i can't say that either. alright, good. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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rities that preyed on vulnerable seniors... fronts for telemarketing schemes. seniors lost millions from the scams danny tarkanian helped set up. jacky rosen has always led with integrity. in congress, jacky rosen will protect seniors and strengthen social security. and jacky rosen will always be responsible with your tax dollars. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen and i approved this message.
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even threatened to shut down the government over it. heck took all that money from wall street and predatory payday lenders and voted their way. he even wanted to privatize social security, risking it on the stock market. congressman heck just doesn't care about people like us. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> reed: fuel economy in the u.s. at a record high. the environmental protection agency says the average fuel economy of 2015 model year vehicles is now 24.8 miles per gallon. mazda had the highest average at almost 30 miles a gallon while fiat-chrysler had the lowest, 20.8. the epa says improved engines and transmissions as well as
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the fuel economy. >> latoya: it's going an even busier thanksgiving at the airports. airlines for america estimates more than 27 million people will fly worldwide from november 18th-29. that's up two-and-a-half percent from last year. the busiest air travel day is expected to be the sunday after thanksgiving. airlines are preparing by adding more seats through larger planes and additional flights. >> reed: some people get skrooited when they hear talk of a new train service from here hearing the talk for about 19 years now. and in his special report "train to nowhere" tom hawley looks prospects. >> amtrak ended here in 1997 and one u.s. representative from nevada wants to bring it back. but most of the attention this past decade is centered on express west, a high-speed train between here and victorville with a later connection to palmdale and commuter rail into l.a. so far they've not been able to
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needed to build. >> there's just not the money there. i don't think that's going to happen. if it is it's going to be a long time down the road. meantime let's get this up and running with amtrak. >> tom: in the meantime is another train going to pull into the las vegas station? well that's the focus of my special report "train to nowhere" tonight on news 3 at 11. >> reed: finally here at 7:00, we're less than a week away from election day. >> latoya: if the stress of the race for president is too much for you all you have to do is turn on the plans to air nine hours of soothing videos and smooth jazz next tuesday. >> reed: the first time the weather channel will provide the calming election day viewing option. an alternate to the typical coverage on news channels. >> latoya: but, of course, you will want to watch us here at news 3. >> reed: that's right. watch us. see the results. then maybe soothe yourself in a sleep coma on the weather channel. >> chloe: during the commercial
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back. >> reed: or just watch two tvs. why are we running a story about another darn channel. stay here. >> chloe: how about for the weather segment we'll air beautiful photos. >> reed: we've got a great weather authority team and election team and we'll take you through deep breathing exercises. stay here. exercises. stay here. that d as you make up your mind, remember -- he even threatened to shut down the government over it. heck took all that money from wall street and predatory payday lenders and voted their way. he even wanted to privatize social security, risking it on the stock market. congressman heck just doesn't care about people like us. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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on his crusade to defund planned parenthood? side with the wall street banks when he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip"? and why did joe heck put payday lenders and their shameful interest rates first when he took their money? nevada, it's time to put people before the corporate special interests. it's time to vote no on joe heck. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. senate majority pac is responsible "she's a slob." k her right 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.
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mariah, the blindsiddd bride, why her billionaire backed out. >> do you understand how scared i am right ow? >> did a massive 100-page prenup trigger the split and why mariah believes he should pay her $50
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on the important things? >> then -- >> why is lindsay lohan speaking in a strange accent? the story behind this viral video. plus, a reese witherspoon exclusivv. >> kiss my grits and butter my biscuits. >> why she's getting back to her southern roots. >> and jennifer aniston makes the naughty list. >> i'm sort of the grinch. you're so mean! >> just in time for the holida with jen as kate mackinnon and the stars of the out of control office ccristmas party. >> i love america! ?? ?? >> now, november 2, 2016, this is "entertainment tonight.? it seems mariah carey was closer to walking down the aisle than any f us ever knew. everything was already in place. almost everything. now we're hearing mimi and her billionaire iance may have been fighting over a prenup. >> mariah, do you have the ring? >> i just think that everything


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