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tv   Action News 3PM  ABC  September 12, 2016 3:00pm-3:31pm PDT

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the e-p-a is set to give us an update on that mercury spill at walter johnson junior high school.... 13 action news reporter marti glaser is live at the school right now and speaking to the student....marti? while nothing has been officially confirmed by ccsd just yet .. here is what i know . sources i spoke with the school district say there is a good chance that school will be closed tomorrow and there is no word if the clean up will be air-conditioning filters are currently being replaced picking up ... items left behind for testing ... some parents upset because they say unable to take their belongings because of too much mercury .. among students we spoke with nicholas durkin -who was able to pick up his backpack ... he tells us he first saw the mercury on friday - 6 days before the soft lockdown ...... he says he reported it to his
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i'm sure he never imagined mercury would have made it into the school. as far as rumors circulating about a science teacher bringing the mercury in for a class that friday ... i was told that mercury is not then my friend was like whats 114520 so we started playing with it and like touching it we district... bring us the latest... and just now breaking -- the
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vegas. instead -- bill clinton will appear at the event wednesday. the location has yet to be determined we do want to turn now to 13 first alert meteorologist karla huelga the national weather service is just now issuing a wind advisory! karla? a strong storm system is approaching the area and we will remain in the windy category through tomorrow. expect peak gusts to about 35 mph tonight and to about 40 mph tomorrow. in effect for lake mead through 9 pm tonight. as the system pushes in, it will drag cooler air into the wednesday and we will drop to the breezy category. in the system's wake, we will be left with a weak area of low pressure that will keep high temps a little below average through saturday. expect a high of 91 thursday, 92 friday and 93 saturday. average temps are on tap for sunday and the start to next week with a high of 95 both days. expect clear to mostly clear skies for the next seven days. a red flag warning is in effect
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pm tuesday night for strong winds and low humidity. for strong winds and low humidity. we are on top of a developing story. a british airways flight from las vegas to london experiences an emergency over scotland. officials tel passenger got sick during the flight. the flight landed safely but there's no word on the passenger's condition. today -- federal investigators are arriving to the site of that deadly plane crash in reno. all the cars in the parking lot had to stay untouched until they got there. three people died when a plane crashed into a parking of an airport. the plane was heading to san carlos, california-- and it started having problems shortly afer take off. no one in the parking lot was hurt. the airport says it will help
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federal investigators are now looking into what exactly went wrong. a 13 action news update now -- this man you see here -- a murder suspect is now off the streets., asa brown is behind bars in the phoenix area of arizona. police there took him into custody yesterday. the 22 year old was identified as the suspect in a deadly shooting from friday morning. investigators believe brown and the victim got into an arguement at some apartments near maryland parkway and d-i.... leading to the gunfire. be on high alert for this wannabe armed robber. metro tells us he went into a business near tropicana and nellis last month-- and immediately pulled a gun on the employees. he demanded money from the registers-- but the workers ran away as soon as they saw the gun. the man left empty handed. if you see him in a business-- call police immediately. right now -- officials in florida are working to determine whether an overnight
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hate crime. one thing investigators are saying -- they believe the fire was set deliberately. kim hutcherson has the late breaking details. fire broke out early monday morning at a mosque in florida's st. lucie county ... and investigators believe it was arson. no one was inside when the blaze erupted at the islamic (maj. david thompson/st. lucie sheriff's office) "the video shows a lone individual, either white or hispanic ancestry// walking up to the mosque, where shortly after there's a bright flash, indicating that a fire i public's help finding the man in the video. (maj. david thompson/st. lucie sheriff's office) "he had a very distinguishable pair of pants on. they appear to be blue jeans but on the backs of the pockets there is distinct embroidery on the rear pockets of the pants. also, the shirt he has on appears to be like a button-up smoker-style shirt, for lack of better terms, and he had like a boonie hat on. the mosque .... attended periodically by omar
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49 people at the pulse nightclub in orlando. in addition to searching for a suspect, they're trying to determine a motive for the crime. (maj. david thompson/st. lucie sheriff's office) "right now, we're not sure exactly whether this is a hate crime or just an arson.//because this is a place of worship and of course, because this incident occurred on the anniversary of 9/11, we are going to explore that. i'm kim hutcherson reporting. the southern nevada water big water leak that's been ongoing for several days now. this is a new video we got this morning of crews working to fix it. this is near d-i and nellis. a 13 action news employee spotted the leak on thursday. the water authority told us the leak would be fixed by the end of the day. in philadelphia -- fish are falling from the sky...literally! and -- one iconic las vegas
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next -- who is adding more show dates and when you can score your ticket! plus -- green cars are becoming more and more popular...but are they here to stay and do they save you money? that's next. and a look at today's closing numbers.. the dow up 239.62 points, closing at 18, 325
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a whole lot of love. and a whole lot of food. my dad's family was from mexico. 60 years ago they met here in nevada and we grew as a family really grew as a family. dad got his start parking cars at the dunes hotel. but he went on to be the head of tourism for las vegas and helped build the city we know today. dad lived his life following three principles, work hard, be honest and respect everyone, that's what i tried to do as catherine took on the big banks when they preyed on homeowners. and forced them to pay one point nine billion dollars to nevadans. she became a national leader in protecting children from sex traffickers. and passed laws to keep seniors safe from crooked scams. i'm catherine cortez masto, i approve this message because i've spent my career solving problems, isn't that something
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stay! britney spears just dates of her planet hollywood residency "piece of me". the show is now extending into 20- far only march through may. we have a list of all dates on k-t- n-v dot com. tickets are going on sale this friday. spears kicked off the residency in december of 20-13...three years ago. a philadelphia woman has quite the story to tell. she was walking through the park... when she says a catfish fell
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and hit her on the head! :27-:36 "apparently a bird had a fish in his beak or his feet... and dropped it right on lisa's head. i immediately freaked out and dropped to the ground." the catfish was 18 inches long and weighed about 5 pounds... which is about as much as a gallon of milk. justin timberlake fans -- rejoice! you can soon bing-watch his latest concert on netflix....and it has a
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abc's lauren lyster is in los angeles with a preview at what we can expect - and who could take home that coveted mirror ball trophy! nats - (season 22 winners)
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nats - another season of dancing with the stars kicking off... the pros and new celebrity cast members...on good morning us a preview of what to expect... nats - coming to the ballroom in season 23... fresh from the olympics -- swimmer ryan lochte... nats - and gymnast laurie hernandez nats - a reality tv star -- breaking down barriers... sot - terra jol? / reality tv star "i am honored to be the campaigning to win. natsot - rapper vanilla ice -bringing his 90s moves to the competition... sot - vanilla ice - aka robert van winkle / rapper clean the rust off of them and see what we got." sot - vanilla ice - aka robert van winkle / rapper & television host "i might just clean the rust off of them and see what we got."
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nfl star...a model, two singers and three tv stars. ahead of the big show..the stars pulling back the curtain on practice... sot - amber rose / television host "everyone makes it look easy and it is not easy." sot - calvin johnson, jr. / former nfl player "i thought of my sister saying i can't dance that well... so a little added motivation." what's to come... sot - ryan lochte / olympic gold medalist swimmer "i know our first dance is the fox trot." sot - jake t. austin / actor "the first dance we are doing is the jive." lauren lyster oncam close: and each couple will perform either gets eliminated. lauren lyster abc news, los angeles let's go to 13 first alert meteorologist karla huelga a strong storm system is
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in the windy category through tomorrow. expect peak gusts to about 35 mph tonight and to about 40 mph tomorrow. there is a lake wind advisory in effect for lake mead through 9 pm tonight. as the system pushes in, it will drag cooler air into the area and drop high temps to the upper 80s tomorrow and in the system's wake, we will a weak area of low pressure that will keep high temps a little below average through saturday. expect a high of 91 thursday, 92 friday and 93 saturday. average temps are on tap for sunday and the start to next week with a high of 95 both
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days. a red flag warning is in effect for the entire area through 11 pm tuesday night for strong winds and low humidity. the start to next week with a high of 95 both days. expect clear to mostly clear skies for the next seven days. a red flag warning is in effect for the entire area through 11 pm tuesday night for strong
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live look at a hearing on hillary clinton's emails. this is house oversight and government reform full committee hearing. at stake is classification and redaction in fbi's investigative file of clinton. a consumer alert for drivers this afternoon-- general motors is recalling more than 4 million vehicles... because the airbags are fe the specific vehicles affected are on your screen right now. they're all model years 20-14 to 20-17. g-m says a software problem could prevent the airbag from deploying during a crash... and it can also affect seat belts. the defect is now linked to at least one death and three injuries. we'll put a link to the full list on an engineer from volkswagen is pleading guilty in connection to that emissions cheating scandal-- and now he will have
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workers. the man pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the government through wire fraud. he is the first person to enter a plea in the case and his cooperation is a major breakthrough in the justice department's investigation. a 6 year old boy in brooklyn is recovering... after a recalled samsung galaxy note explodes in his hands! the boy's grandmother says he was watching videos when the battery exploded saturday night. he was rushed to the hospital with bur he's now at home recovering, but his family says he's scared to be near mobile devices. this is just the latest of at least 35 incidents for samsung. the phone company is asking customers to turn in the "note 7" in exchange for a different phone. but right now-- airlines aren't taking any chances. gfx/natsot delta on-board announcement: samsung galaxy note7 phones are not to be charged or powered on during this flight. the f-a-a is asking travelers
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while they're flying... and to make sure not to put them in your checked luggage. justin timberlake's "20-20 experience world tour" may be over, but it's coming to a screen near you! netflix has picked up "justin timberlake and the tennessee kids." it was filmed right here in las vegas... which was the final stop of his two-year tour. you can watch the show starting october 12th. this is "national drive ahead on action news -- we are digging into driving electric cars and whether it is the future...and if it actually saves money on gas!
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a as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme. tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us.
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the more we pay at the pump... the more interested we are in finding something that's cheaper to use and fuel- efficient. this is "national drive electric week." and kumasi aaron is asking if green cars are still getting a green light. kumasi aaron/the now "the drop in gas prices is making some
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electric vehicle look at buying traditional gas-guzzlers. but that's not stopping some automakers from designing more electric cars, and people from buying them." take nat: 08:56:32-37 this is my nissan leaf i just purchased it about three months ago. a few months in, and ashlie reynoso is still happy she and her family decided to purchase an electric vehicle. ashlie reynoso/ev owner 09:02:43-50 i was able to get some great money back for purchasing an electric vehicle i don't have a gas bill in this car i get to charge it right at my workplace so it was really a take nat: 09:13:45-50 "so i have a nifty little key fob that will open up basically my gas cap if you will. ashlie's office parking lot... take nat: 09:13:54-57 "you take your little" ...doubles as her charging station. take nat: 09:14:00-01 "pretty easy." ashlie reynoso/electric vehicle owner 08:59:02-10 i'm able to come plug in i really only have to plug-in about twice a week just because my commute is only 10- 12 miles to work. ashlie reynoso/ev owner 09:06:30-48 ka: we're gas
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a bonus when we purchased the sales of the hybrid toyota prius went down about 26 vehicles. wes maurer/colorado energy 13:44:39-59 i think overall it is a trend that when gas prices fall consumers will purchase larger vehicles or be more inclined to purchase a gas electric vehicles that will always be there. that's why maurer says the number of e-v models continues to grow, and carmakers are staying competitive. daimler, the parent company of mercedes benz, is planning to roll out 6 new electric vehicle models, maybe even 9 as a part of its pledge to zero- emission but ashlie says she's glad she's on it. 09:07:32-35 go get in one try it they are fun , i'm kumasi aaron ashlie reynoso/ev owner 09:07:32-35 go get in one try it they are fun , i'm kumasi aaron right now we are working on all-new stories for 13 action news live at 3-30...
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all over the world.... what donald trump is saying about hillary clinton's health! and -- a crash kills two people in california after a car goes over a cliff...but there is something unusual about the car...
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the e-p-a is expected to provide an update on that mercury scare at walter johnson junior high. chopper 13 fast and first over the school where classes are canceled again today. today.. parents and students have been picking up belongings that have been checked and cleared. officials say they've also cleared all the classrooms.. and have moved to the gym and locker rooms. they're also visiting homes where the students' clothing tested positive for mercury including one house that was evacuated. i'm kind of scared to go to school tomorrow cause i don't know what's going on lately cause we haven't gotten any calls or anything." officials are planning a 4pm news conference to provide an update on the situation. you can see it live on-air.. and at now let's send things over to 13 first alert meteorologist karla huelga. she's in the weather center right now keeping tabs on the strong winds today.


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