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high pressure still holding to the valley as a weak front begins to moves just north of clark county through today and wednesday. mainly sunny to partly cloudy 81 between 3pm and 4pm with winds stay mild throughout the morning, and afternoon. though the front will pass wednesday and thursday but by friday, another front begins to set its sights on the southwest and this time, southern nevada is in the cross-hairs. mainly cloudy skies and breezy conditions will build through friday into the weekend. saturday night into sunday we windy conditions are expected
sitting on a wall, pointing a gun at cars. the area we are talking about is las vegas boulevard and st. rose. that's where 13 action news reporter yasmeen hassan is right now. we now know the gun the man had wasn't real. it was just a replica... ....but officers didn't know that when he was pointing it at innocent people. the calls started coming in around 8 o'clock last night. people were terrified. witnesses say this guy was just posted up on a wall - pointing his gun at any car that came by. officers say they did everything they could to get him to stop... ....but when he didn't - they had to do something. tyjay germany witness ((we heard the police telling someone to drop their gun in spanish and he didn't listen. in english and then they translated it because he didn't speak english and he still didn't listen.)) officers say the suspect was
shoulder - and that put a stop to everything. he was rushed to u-m-c. he is in stable condition, and is expected to be okay. reporting live yasmeen hassan 13 action news. right now...a brush fire is still shutting down parts of the i-15 in arizona in between nevada and utah. the fire broke out last night closing both north bound and south bound lanes. this was happening near mesquite. fire crews estimate the fire burned about 30 acres only on 13 action news -- children living in fear after squatters move into their community! we told you squatters are to blame for the second fire at their apartment complex...but now families are reacting. "if i put too much think into it, it will scare me."
front, in this building over here, there used to be some jumping from the back." 10 year-old jordan mangus and his grandma say when night falls.... they get inside and lock up their doors and windows. they say the squatter problem is getting worse each month. the most recent was fire sunday morning. we reached out to the management company and are waiting to hear back. the polls are open in a few states right now kicking off the start to super tuesday. today frontrunners donald trump and hillary clinton are hoping to tighten their grip on their parties nominations. both are leading nationally this morning. "america's already great- make it whole again" for trump...he's creating more of a rift in the republican party...generating a lot of criticism this morning. "what he's trying to carry out is a scam to take control of the office of the presidency of the united states." "if donald trump is the nominee, hillary clinton in all likelihood wins." even though many polls show hillary clinton ahead almost 20
sanders isn't giving up hope... "we can win the democratic nomination. there is nothing more than i would love to do than run against donald trump." voters in 11 states and one u-s territory will go tot he polls today with 16-hundred and 10 delegates at stake. right now...the final batch of hillary clinton emails are about to be released. the feds say they're releasing them today. we don't know if this could affect her super tuesday numbers. this just in...we're learning from the latest c-n-n o-r-c poll that both hillary clinton and bernie sanders would beat g-o-p front runner donald trump. hillary would face a strong challenge from rubio or cruz. sanders on the other hand...tops all three republicans by wide margins and would beat trump...rubio or cruz. time now is x:xx --- a local veteran has the community to
an emotional reunion between a veteran and his service dog. this morning he has social media to thank for bringing them back together. the original post was shared on the lost dogs of las vegas page just hours after eric and cerb were seperated. eric says the dog dissapeared from his friend's front yard.. we posted eric's story on 13 action news's facebook page. our viewers helped connect the dots which led to the happy reuninon. the war veteran suffers from p-t-s-d right now...astronaut scott kelly is set to return home after more than a year in the
today. he's been at the international space station longer than than any other u-s astronaut. kelly's current mission has lasted 340 days. in his last briefing before heading home, kelly told reporters that he is feeling good. after he lands, he'll be flown to houston on tomorrow. there, he'll undergo a battery of physical and scientific tests. this was his fourt mission in space... time now is x:xx --- we're getting some video of a scary situation in california :15-:19 pause for nats of
winds stay mild throughout the morning, and afternoon. though the front will pass north of us, breezy conditions may pick up in the city overnight. mostly sunny skies return for wednesday and thursday but by friday, another front begins to set its sights on the southwest and this time, southern nevada is in the cross-hairs.
concerns on the northern belway. construction crews are working to install a much needed center construction crews are working to install a much needed center median. without that divider it makes the chances of surviving a crash much slimmer if you car goes into oncoming traffic. they're also widening the beltway...installing flood control and adding better lights. construction should be done
some incredible video of an explosion in san franciso california. it all started when a bus driver pulled into a gas station after his engine started over heating and smoking. :15-:19 pause for nats of explosion this all happened yesterday. that bus and four fuel pumps at the gas station were destroyed after the fire and explosion. fire crews had keep their distance when dousing the bus with water. another bus parked nearby posed a danger of exploding.
one firefighter suffered minor injuries. the man accused of kidnapping a -14- year-old girl from arizona is expected in court today for a preliminary hearing. investigators say jimmy carter kim held the girl captive for a month and sexually abused her. the prosecutor called him one of the most sadistic predators... she's ever seen. a valley man charged in a drunk driving crash that killed two people could get up to 40 years behind bars. seong lee pled guilty yesterday to driving drunk at over 115 miles an hour when he slammed into another car killing two teens. hour when he slammed into another car killing two teens. this happened last march near boulder highway and russell. lee will be sentenced april 18th. this just in...bernie sanders and his wife just voting in vermont... we're getting some video of it. sen. bernie sanders says, 'this is a campaign that is going to the philadelphia convention in
conditions will build through friday into the weekend. saturday night into sunday we windy conditions are expected sunday and monday trading on wall street opens today following one of the worst februarys in following one of the worst februarys in several years. abc's kendis gibson and reena ninan have the details < good morning. topping "america's money"... things are looking up for your 401-k. after a rough january, the dow was up slightly in february,
one percent. but here's the good news... march is historically a good time for stocks, and april is the strongest month. subway promises your "footlong" sandwich will really be one foot long. that's part of the settlement of a class- action lawsuit that complained the subs fell short. the plaintiffs aren't getting much money. said one attorney, "it was difficult to prove monetary damages... because everybody ate the evidence." and the easter bunny may be stopping off at mcdonald's. the fast-food chain is now soft-serve mcflurry, topped with pieces of creme eggs. just one problem -- it's only available in australia. and that's america's money. have a great day. > time now is x:xx --- people left frustrated at sunrise hosptial i never thought that this would happen at a hospital. people we spoke with left waiting for over 10 hours trying to see a doctor! it's
side of the valley. right now, police are searching for them. we're watching it all...and we'll have a live report in just a minute. super tuesday voting is underway.... here's a live look in arlinton massachusetts breaking right now...police investigating a home invasion on the east side of the valley.
for suspects. 13 action news reporter parker collins is live near sahara and nellis talking with police. parker? this all happened just around 3 a-m this morning. police say they're looking for suspects right now involved in everything. 7:23:19-7:23:28 "the person who was invaded i know her and she's a very nice lady and she has children and i just hope her children are fine." we're gathering the latest details right now....i'll have more in just a bit. parker collins 13 actions
high pressure still holding to the valley as a weak front begins to moves just north of clark county through today and degrees. central las vegas should reach 81 between 3pm and 4pm with winds stay mild throughout the morning, and afternoon. though the front will pass north of us, breezy conditions may pick up in the city set its sights on the southwest and this time, southern nevada is in the cross-hairs. mainly cloudy skies and breezy for showers with much better chances sunday night into monday. windy conditions are expected sunday and monday
recovering in the hospital after a nasty crash. chopper 13 fast and first over the scene yesterday near lake mead and buffalo. police say the motorcyclist is now in stable condition at u-m-c-. officers are still trying to figure out what caused this crash. while state lawmakers continue to look into ways to split the clark county school district...the district is moving forward.
district is moving forward. in his state of hte district speech, superintendent pat skorkowsky says the district plans to expand kindergarten and early childhood education. he says that will level the playing field before students enter elementary school. 14:17:52:29 it's important to expand that and ensure that regardless of what community you live in that an early childhood experience is there for all students so that every student is leveled the playing field by the time they enter kindergarten skorkowsky also hopes to increase the graduation rate and student safety. now to a 13 action news update on the minor accused of killing swans. the teen accused will be on probation until he's 21 years old. it's what animal activists fought for rallying outside the courthouse yesterday. 9:04:30-9:04:38 "i can't even imagine how horrible the swans felt because they were loved and cared for by the community." the teen will also do hundreds of hours of community service...write out an apology and is banned from the desert shores community. that's where this all happened. 10:02:16-10:02:19 "i want to apologize for what i done."
when swans and ducks were brutally killed. the teen's attorneys say the a girl. no word on if the teen will be financially responsible for what he did...but if he is he could pay around 2-thousand dollars. now to a story you'll see only on 13 action news... a disturbing message for neighbors that reads "whites only" is raising concerns among neighbors. it's not the first time they've seen offensive drawings on the sidewalk. 21 3603 to 2130 607 especially if you have kids walking by here this is just unreal 21 2934 to 2941 he had swastikas painted on the driveway and on the street in the past this morning nenellis and shara are now walking over a swastika in the middle of the sidewalk. the whites only message has been erased this is just one block from "wengert elementary school in east las vegas. the paiute tribe is getting into the medical marijuana business. a ground breaking ceremony was held yesterday for the
the tribe is also working on a grow house in north las vegas on "the snow mountain reservation" promising a unique product. they're expected to open in about 6-9 months. v long wait times at sunrise hospital's emergency room are leaving families frustrated this morning for the past three months we've been getting emails and phone calls from patients who say things are going from bad to worse at the sunrise e.r. we spoke with one man whose mother was taken to sunrise e-r last week for chest pains. james. 21:20:10 we sat in the waiting room for over 15 hours with people bleeding on the walls. urinating on the floor. and staff was not updating us on what was going on. dozens of emails have come into our newsroom about similar problems...people having to sit in a waiting room for hours. in a statement sunrise hospital says...emergency department capacity is an issue across the valley. sunrise hospital is experiencing unprecedented patient volume both in the emergency department, through our trauma service and in the
sunrise says they dont' know why but it's not because of flu season. however....the southern nevada health district says higher e-r wait times are common this time of year. this morning a family says they have no where to go. a disabled veteran and her family are being forced out of their north las vegas home because of asbestos. "we need to get our family our of here, make sure we don't keep exposing ourselves to whatever is in the air. obviously there's still holes and they're still open." it all started with a kitchen renovation when contractors found asbestos. after multiple issues with their house and the management company valenzuela and her family want to move out. valenzuela says their management company billed them for a thousand dollars to have the asbestos testing done without asked the family first. now they've reached an agreement with the managfement company and the family has a few days to get out. valenzuela says they need help because her spouse can't lift more than 15 pounds. they've set up a go fund me to help with costs...there's a
com. hundreds of workers at the tesla manufacturing plantoutside of reno wont' be at work today. they walked off the job yesterday. more than a hundred people picketed outside the plant after they say the compnay broke it's promise to hire a majority of workers from nevada. in exchange they got more than a billion dollars in state tax breaks. the protesters say more of their work is being sent to a company based out of new mexico. tesla responded with a statement saying nevadans make up more than three- fourths of the factory's workforce. time now is x:xx --- people in one valley neighborhood up in arms over construction this morning.... 00.26 nobody can sleep with this noise, it's just impossible 29 starts at 10pm and goes all night 34 until daybreak 36 it's a story you asked us to investigate...and now we have some answers.
winds stay mild throughout the morning, and afternoon. though the front will pass north of us, breezy conditions may pick up in the city overnight. mostly sunny skies return for wednesday and thursday but by friday, another front begins to set its sights on the southwest and this time, southern nevada is in the cross-hairs. mainly cloudy skies and breezy
will build through friday into the weekend. saturday night into sunday we windy conditions are expected sunday and monday right now...the secret service is investigating an incident that happened at a donald trump rally in virginia. trump was interrupted yesterday first when protesters started chanting black lives matter. then...when a secret service agent grabbed the neck of photographer and slammed him to the ground.
says he stepped just 18 inches outside the media pen when it happened. he also says trump is the only presidential candidate who forces media to remain in a caged pen area at rallies. trump's campaign acknowledges the incident but says they don't have all the details. crisis-v federal state and local leaders met with flint residents to talk about the ongoing crisis there. people dealing with the lead contaminated water made themselves very clear. bring the money to the people! you know what i'm saying? we're missing teeth and eyes and people are dying!" there's already 9 people who are dead, the blood is on yours and the governor's hands and whoever may be responsible for this." people living there have been forced to used bottled water for just about everything, since the city changed its water source in 2014. now.... michigan's lieutenant governor says the city's water testing system needs an upgrade. a group of neighbors up in arms this morning afteryet another sleepless night.
at all hours near tropicana and paradise...preventing them from sleeping. it's a story you asked us to investigate. 10.35.49 it's like i can't sleep at all 51 it's constant beeping 52 and it's just really really hard to wake up in the morning and try to just function during the day when have no sleep at all 36.01 elamki says she hasn't slept in months...and to make matters worse she's six months pregnant. we found out this is part of a project by the clark county water reclamation district. part of the project is wrapping up this morning butthe processing area for the entire project is right next to those houses. so the trucks and lights won't be gone until the whole project is finished later this month.. the complaints aren't falling on deaf ears though. the spokeswoman for the water reclamation district says she will make sure processing areas aren't so close to houses in the future. if you have a problem or issue you'd like us to check out.. send an email to
and be sure to include your phone number. this morning there's a new push to change the handicapped sign. lawmakers in connecticut are working to get the current design changed...but some people think it's a waste of time and money. julie reiskin colorado cross- disability coalition 2:49 i anything. i don't think it deserves a lot of attention and i certainly don't want to see tax dollars spent on it. on the other hand...many people wonder why the handicapped logo is so stagnant. it's been this way for 50 years and now lawmakers in some states want to change it to this. it would add motion. supporters say changing the logo would be a small step in the right direction. the f-d-a says the birth control called "essure" should carry the strongest safety warning label possible. patients will now know the product has "serious risks". the decision comes after thousands of women have reported serious health problems from the permanen form of birht control. it's been linked to.... ectopic pregnancies and
the f-d-a has also asked the drugmaker to conduct a study of the device. right now...the battle between apple and the f-b-i is intensifying. a victory for apple in a case similar to the san bernadino iphone case. this is over a new york judge's ruling to not unlock an iphone and extract data in the case of a narcotics dealer. this adds more to apple's stance to not write a code to unlcok that the san bernardino shooters iphone. they say it would compromise the security of millions of users. the f-b-i say the data on the iphone could help them root out terrorists here in the u-s. today on capitol hill, apple's top lawyer will be answering tough questions from the house judiciary committee...in d-c... now to a developing story....on a 17 year old shot by police in salt lake city... it's a story that has continued to spark protests overnight... police said they're not releasing footage from body cams worn by officers because of the investigation....
the shooting victim could possibly face charges....after he was seen with two others...beating a man. authorities say the teen had a metal stick and would not stop hitting the person even after they gave him warnings.... today...metro police will host a first tuesday....where people in the community get to have a "talk back" with cops.... this will give residents a chance to connect and learn about crime in their area..... the event will be tonight at 7 ceremony today for the state's first electric highway charging station... governor brian sandoval and the office of energy will be on site.... the ceremony iis at noon at "eddie world" gas station in beatty off of highway 95... imagine flying faster than the speed of sound...well it might soon be possible. nasa has granted a 20-million dollar contract to lockheed martin to develop a passenger jet that can fly faster than the speed of sound. nasa says the plan is intended to make flying safer, greener and quieter.
world traveled to las vegas leap day. at the "chapel of the flowers" ... weddings..... operations, chapel of the flowers people are looking for the numbers, the play on the numbers, whether it's a palindrome number, or the day she remembers was 7-7-07 when they performed over a hundred weddings.... time now is x:xx --- yosemite national park is changing... they've lost a trademark battle and some changes are coming starting today. that yosemite national park t- shirt you have could be worth some more money this morning. a high school basketball team getting some mixed emotions...dealing with victory and defeat at the same time... and chopper 13, bringing you
trademark battle. the national park service has to change the names of a few sites across the country...including yosemite...the ahwahnee hotel and curry village. this is because the outgoing concessionaire claims they own the name for commercial purposes. now they can't sell anything in the gift shop that has the trademarked name "yosemite national park." t-shirts and other merchandise can only say "yosemite." the park will still be able to keep it's name. high pressure still holding to the valley as a weak front begins to moves just north of clark county through today and wednesday.
skies will be common with highs temperatures between 78 and 83 degrees. central las vegas should reach 81 between 3pm and 4pm with winds stay mild throughout the morning, and afternoon. though the front will pass north of us, breezy conditions may pick up in the city overnight. mostly sunny skies return for wednesday and thursday but by friday, another front begins to set its sights on the southwest and this time, southern nevada is in the cross-hairs. mainly cloudy skies and breezy conditions will build through friday into the weekend. saturday night into sunday we windy conditions are expected sunday and monday a high school team celebrates a
it's topping today's stories now trending... take a look at this high school team celebrating in rhode island. they think they've won the game. turns out...they actually lost. there you see the other team celebrating at the very end. staying on the topic of food... matt damon now has a potato named after his character from the movie "the martian."
related flowering australian plant for mark watney, the fictional botanist damon portrayed. in the movie, damon's charatcter survives on the potatoes he grew. you can check out all of the stories that are trending today.. just head to the "now trending" section of our web site, ktnv.com. time now is x:xx --- here's a look at what's coming up at 6. only on 13 action news we speak with children who are living in fear that their home will go up in flames. it's all after squatters take over.... voting is underway for super tuesday...we'lll have live coverage all morning long and chopper 13, bringing you
what we learned overnight. but first we want to get right to breaking news... after a violent home invasion, metro is now searching for armed robbers on the run. parker collins was first to the scene near charleston and nellis. parker you've been talking with neighbors, what are they telling you? parker adlibs scene this all happened just around 3 a-m this morning. police say they're looking for suspects right now involved in everything. i spoke with a neighbor who says.... johnny sanchez, neighbor 7:23:33-7:23:45 "it's been going on in this neighborhood for a while your know burglaries constantly. a lot of strange people that you never seen their faces going up and down the street staking it out and so our neighbors we kind of watch out for each other." we're gathering the latest details right now....i'll have more in just a bit. parker collins 13 actions