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tv   Action News Special Edition  ABC  September 24, 2016 9:00pm-9:31pm PDT

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between 87 and 92 degrees. temperatures don't change much moving into the next work week. upper 80s and lower 90s will be common but clouds look to build in by tuesday and by tuesday night into wednesday, rain chances increase to between 20% and 30%. 13 smoothie cafe have once again common along with sunny skies for tomorrow and monday but it comes at a bit of a price. winds will be a bit of a nuisance for the valley. tonight, overnight lows will drop to the mid and upper 60s
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by tomorrow, sunny skies take over but the breeze will linger. high temperatures look to range between 87 and 92 degrees. temperatures don't change much moving into the next work week. upper 80s and lower 90s will be common but clouds look to build in by tuesday and by tuesday night into wednesday, rain chances increase to between 20% and 30%. 13 action news and tropical smoothie cafe have once again
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coats for kids drive. we're asking all of you who can afford it, to please donate gently used or new children's coats at any tropical smoothie location. for a list of locations visit ktnv dot com or tropical smooth kids this winter. with your help, we will all make it happen. special thanks to the salvation army who'll distribute the coats and to our friends at tropical smoothie, a proud sponsor 13 action news and this community project. we now know the identity -- of the man -- suspected of opening fire -- inside a washington-state mall -- last night. police say this man -- 20-year-old arcan cetin of -- oak harbor -- is the man they took into custody -- just about an hour ago.
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paid for. you won't believe -- how much money -- she says -- she finds -- inside a box of bread-sticks. or -- what happen when -- she tries to give back the cash. a lot of people these days -- like the convenience of texting -- instead of calling. but -- could you give up texting -- for an entire weekend? a california woman -- gets a
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instead -- gets stacks of cash. wait for it -- nearly 5-thousand dollars --that was supposed to go to the bank. selena avalos -- tries to get in touch with the manager -- to return the cash. but she can't get a response. eventually -- she gets a hold of the corporate office. they're rewarding her -- with free pizza for an entire year. it's the sad truth. for many of us -- texting is replacing -- talking. butthis weekend -- a challenge
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allowing us -- to focus on reconnecting -- and talking with our loved one's. abc's -- rachel smith -- has more. dings... nat: text sfx ?. and rings ... nat: text sfx have become our modern-day melody?just ask aileen smith... mom of two boys and ceo of a tech company. h0001-8611 aileen gemma smith sot 13;44;33;51: so i am constantly working 7 days a week 12 hour days //13;44;39;24 i know what it means to be hyper-connected ryan emerling (son) sot 13;51;21;43 : throughout the day i probably grab my phone to text every 10 to 15 minutes? but one group is least for a few days ? by launching "no text weekend" crackle: what is no text weekend: this must be credited: chris farber :07 no text weekend begins with a personal challenge to just try to talk instead of text// :46 "we encourage you to call your friends. call your family. nats: h0001-8611 15;02;35;53 mom and son: "okay no texting for the weekend? and it's not just a problem for the teens and tweens...even mom and dad find the challenge daunting nats: h0001-8611 but no
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we are doing it too often ? and using it for conversations we should be having in person. dr janet taylor/psychiatrist 1;02;20;47 you can text emotional information,but you don't know how it's landing with the other person // 1;01;15;02 90% of communication is nonverbal. so this weekend is all about reclaiming conversations and connecting with one another this is something we have to do because it's important to me as both mom and ceo to stop, ready for this ? are you? are you? you think it's going to be harder for me than for you to reporting. coming up in our next half hour... tensions rise between police -- and communities across the country. and now -- metro is working to calm down the mood -- so things don't erupt -- here in the valley. but -- will it work?
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more -- 9-1-1 calls released -- from inside the florida nightclub -- as omar mateen -- went on a shooting rampage --last summer. and for the first time -- the chilling conversation -- between police and the gunman. right now -- on 13-action ne [jess]quality top tier gas helps protect engines from harmful deposits. hmm,wonder what that's like... spin move! scorpion! kaaa!
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police -- during the chaos. and -- outrage spr the country -- after the latest police shootings. tonight -- community relations -- more important than ever -- for police departments tonight -- after intense pressure -- charlotte, north carolina police -- release two videos -- they took -- during the deadly shooting of an african-american man. the incident -- sparking widespread outrage -- and protests -- that at times -- turned violent. police say -- keith scott-- had a gun -- and refused orders to drop it. the man's family claims -- he was unarmed. we must warn you -- these
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abc's -- eva pilgrim -- is in charlotte. (nats up) in this dashcam video -- the frantic final moments of the fatal standoff -- as recorded by police. keith lamont scott is seen exiting his vehicle and walking backwards, his hands down, then: nats gunfire as video freezes nats up: "we got shots fired, one suspect down ...." this bodycam video -- partially silent -- has another perspective. an officer wields a baton in an apparent effort to get scott scott is seen briefly standing in the parking lot. then the 43-year-old is seen lying mortally wounded -- as police advance with guns drawn. nats up: "handcuffs! handcuffs!" officers appear to administer first aid. nats up police: "we need to hold the wound." police have confirmed to abc news this gun pictured at the scene.... is the gun they say they recovered from scott sot
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based on totality of what we see, he absolutely was in possession of a handgun." [police stills] police also released this photo of what testing on the gun police say they found at the scene -- allegedly matches scott's fingerprints, d-n-a, and blood. lawyers for scott's family continue to cast doubt on the police account. sot justin bamberg scott family lawyer "he doesn't lunge at the officers. it appears he has his hands by his side. again, there is no definitive evidence in this video as to whether or not there an object in his hands." (nats "all lives matter when black lives matter!") the streets of charlotte swelled with protesters for a fifth night. the demonstrations saturday remaining mostly peaceful. eva pilgrim, abc news, charlotte, north carolina. ferguson -- charlotte -- dallas. the list goes on. police -- and the people they're sworn to protect -- at times -- clashing. today -- our own officers --
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tension here. 13-action news reporter -- parker collins -- explains. 00:00:03 no justice no peace! (ga police protest) this sounds a lot different than this... 12:38:44 nat music they want to keep it that way. the officers out here today are assigned to this neighborhood. they're hugging... singing... and playing with the people they're policing... robert plummer, captain lvmpd 12:34:34-12:34:41 "there's no doubt in my mind that the conversation between the police officers and the citizens and the community and the somewhere down the block. two men were gunned down in the parking lot. police say those guys didn't even live here... and were probably just meeting here to buy and sell drugs... putting so many parents and this point it's kind of growing and making it a war zone. it's kind of gone from a peaceful community to a complete war zone." butt to 12:35:00-12:35:05 "we can prevent these things from happening. and not saying that we're perfect, but we are going in the right direction." standup
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complex today there are officers the people i'm talking to want to see more of that officers come out here and talk to the community and explain exactly what's going on." 13:12:57 nat bump it they hope something as simple as learning someone's name will stop the bloodshed. near torrey pines and lake mead parker collins thirteen action news. this weekend marks five years -- since a deadly shootout -- between two rival motorcycle gangs -- at a sparks casino. gang leader -- ernesto gonzalez -- is set to stand trial -- a the state surpreme court -- throwing out his earlier conviction last year -- citing faulty jury instructions. adlibs let's go to 13 first alert meteorologist greg bennett. high pressure and dry air are taking over the southwest tonight through tuesday afternoon. clear skies will be common along with sunny skies for tomorrow and monday but it comes at a bit of a price. winds will be a bit of a nuisance for the valley. tonight, overnight lows will drop to the mid and upper 60s
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between 25 and 35 mph, a wind-chill factor of the upper 50s will be common. chilling new audio. for the first time -- we hear from orlando-nightclub shooter -- omar mateen -- why he carried out his attack. police -- yesterday releasing -- a more comprehensive transcript -- of his conversations -- with hostage negotiators. earlier f-b-i transcripts -- deleted references to isis -- to avoid giving the group -- a propaganda platform. as miguel marquez reports -- mateen said his attack -- was retaliation -- for a u-s airstrike in syria.
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sheriff's officer can you tell me where you are " caller: "we're at the nightclub, pulse nightclub." 911 operator: "ok what's going on there?" caller: "get behind. there's a shot out. there's a big ass shoot out." 2:16 am one of dozens of 911 calls from desperate clubgoers. it's just around closing time. the calls coming from in and around downtown orlando's gay nightclub, pulse 911 operator: "did you see anybody hurt?" caller: "no, no i ran as fast as i can. there's glass everywhere. i think there was like blood." in the midst of the unfolding horror and fleeing - others shot being carried from the bar. in the end hundreds of calls to 911 operators 911 call: "oh yeah, we have gun shots a pulse." perhaps the most disturbing of all - one call came from the shooter himself, omar mateen. even just the transcript is chilling. "this is mateen. i want to let you know i'm in orlando and i did the
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"what's your name?" says the operator "my name is i pledge of allegiance to the islamic state." the operator continues to try and engage mateen, but almost as soon as the call starts he hangs up. as the massacre unfolded mateen called 911 several times and operators desperately tried to call him back. it's not clear there was ever any more discussion between mateen and 911 operators. mateen - who'd visited pulse v the attack over weeks or months. just around last call, mateen entered the club through the front door and with a military assault style rifle and a glock 9mm handgun. he began indiscriminately to murder club goers, many of them young people from orlando's latino community. caller: "he's going to kill us.
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"who is inside?" caller: "the shooter." for three excruciating hours mateen held up in the building, at firstmoving throughout the club looking for victims. for the first time we're seeing the actual attempted negotiations between police and mateen. "you have to tell america to stop bombing syria and iraq, mateen tells negotiators. they are killing a lot of innocent people. what am i to do here when my people are getting killed v you get what i'm saying? the gunman telling police his attack on the nightclub was in retaliation for an air strike that killed isis leader abu wahib, an iraqi who fought the us during the insurgency in the iraq war and later joined isis as a military commander. "that's what triggered it, okay?", mateen tells negotiators. it's unclear why mateen attached such importance to abu wahid's death.
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mateen mentioned other terrorist attacks, like the 2013 boston marathon bombing that killed 3 and injured hundreds "my homeboy tamerlan tsarnaev - says mateen - did his thing on the boston marathon, my homeboy did his thing, okay, so now it's my turn, okay?" he told negotiators he was wearing a vest teasing them at times about whether or not it was explosive and whether bombs were in his car. no explosives were ever found. people are going to get it and i'm going to ignite it if they try to do anything stupid." mateen was finally killed when police stormed the building shortly after 5am - more than three hours after the shooting began - the deadliest mass shooting in us history - 49 people dead. miguel marquez, cnn, new york your voice -- your vote -- in the race to the white house.
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from seeing the candidates -- go head-to-head. they'll debate -- at hofstra university -- on new york's moderated -- by n-b-c news anchor -- lester holt. if you're planning on watching -- you're not alone. in a recent a-b-c news poll -- 47 percent say -- they're likely to watch. many analysts think -- it could change the course of the race. viewership -- estimated to be the poll shows -- however -- more than 40-percent think -- it's only going to have a minor impact on their vote. nearly as many say -- it won't have any impact. dallas-mavericks owner -- and shark- tank investor -- mark cuban -- will be in the front row -- of the debate on monday. donald trump -- tweeting a threat -- to bring gennifer flowers to the debate -- and have her sit - right next to cuban. bill clinton admitted -- to having a sexual relationship -- with flowers -- decades ago.
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tweet -- saying -- "hi donald. you know i'm in your corner -- and will definitely be at the debate!" and hillary clinton -- picking up a key endorsement -- from the new york times' editorial board. the editorial will appear in print tomorrow -- saying clinton's experience as secretary of state makes her better qualified -- to shape u-s foreign policy -- than donald trump. the times -- also backed clinton -- against bernie sanders. the annual -- life-is-beautiful festival -- going on -- right now -- in downtown las vegas. tens o expected to show up -- for the world- class food -- and art -- along with some of the biggest names in music. this year's line-up includes -- mumford and sons -- jane's addiction -- and g-eazy. the festival wraps up tomorrow night. but -- if you're not going to the festival -- you may not want to go downtown. there are lots of road closures -- because of the festival. you can see the map -- on our website a moment in american history -- more than a century in the making.
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and when -- you can see -- more than 3-thousand artifacts inside. and -- if you've ever dropped your phone in some water -- you know what a pain it can be -- to dry it out. brings you breaking news -- fast and first.
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politics should never come before basic health care, but that's the choice joe heck keeps making. women like me rely on planned parenthood for checkups and cancer screenings, but congressman joe heck voted ten times to take away their funding. heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. shutting down the government... taking away access to lifesaving care... just to score political points. joe heck should be ashamed. women vote is responsible
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brand- new cell-phone -- in the water. and you know what a pain it can be to fix it. now -- some guys in l have come up with a device -- to save your phone from water damage. it's called tek-dry. their machine -- can save a phone -- in just about an hour. and -- you can find it --in dozens of staples stores -- across the country. they even went -- to the sharks themselves. "it was an incredible rush of emotion. it was confusing at times, it was exciting all of the time. " "i feel like there's nothing i've done in my life so far, where i've learned so much as i hundred bucks --to revive your smartphone.. no word -- on when we could see
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a historical -- and star studded- event in washington today. the dedication ceremony -- and official opening -- of the national museum -- of african-american history and culture. president obama -- and former president -- george w bush -- delivering remarks. abc's -- karen travers -- is there -- with a look -- at the poignant -- and powerful new addition -- to the national mall. nats it's an historic moment...more than a century in the making. nats the national museum of africa a culture - opens at a time when the nation is grappling with big questions about racial equality. sot obama it is a complicated story here- messy...needs to be told now more than ever//this museum offers context for the debates of our times and illuminates them. the goal of the museum is to look back - and learn lessons to take forward. sot lonnie bunch iii, founding director, national museum of african americanhistory and culture while america should
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find the joy, the hope, the resiliency, the spirituality that was endemic in this community. visitors begin in the basement and make their way through exhibits that tell a story that takes place over 400 years - sot: clifton kinnie /student as i was walking through i saw shackles, i saw auction blocks and af ew tears came down my face. more than three-thousand artifacts are on display. sot obama ...hold a little hand...tell them the stories we'll learn about ourselves as americans. we'll walk away that much more in love with this country. the only place on earth where this story could have unfolded. o/c close: the museum is now officially opened but if you are hoping to come to dc and see it, you're going to have to wait. in order to prevent long lines because of the heavy interest, the museum is distributing tickets online for specific
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for the first week in december. kt abc news washington start dusting off -- those skis and snowboards. quite a bit of snow -- falling up in loveland pass -- with temperatures dropping -- to a chilly 30 degrees. adlibs let's go to 13 first alerm bennett. high pressure and dry air are taking over the southwest tonight through tuesday afternoon. clear skies will be common along with sunny skies for tomorrow and monday but it comes at a bit of a price. winds will be a bit of a nuisance for the valley. tonight, overnight lows will drop to the mid and upper 60s but with winds between 15 and 20 mph with an occasional gust between 25 and 35 mph, a


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