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investigating a homicide near eastern and tropicana. ((brian loftus)) police say two white males were at a bus stop... before multiple shots were fired. one person died at the scene... u-m-c. so far, police do not have anyone in custody. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) police believe the suspects are two young hispanic males. they also believe this shooting may be gang related. out there to the scene. we'll check in with him as soon as he gets more information. /// ((brian loftus)) another stabbing happened overnight near saint louis and las vegas boulevard. police say a hispanic man was taken to the hospital... where he later died. the incident started as a fist fight... that later led to the victim being stabbed. police believe the suspect and victim did know each other. right now, they're currently looking for the suspect. if you have any information about this case, call crime stoppers. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > another person is dead after a shooting last night in the northeast valley. police were called to the adoba villa apartments... near lake mead and pecos. a witness says a hispanic male
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appearing to be either in his late teens or early 20's. he was pronounced dead at the scene. the suspect took off before officers arrived. ((lt. dan mcgrath/metro homicide: something transpired between the two. you know, something, we can't really guess on what happened. once we find out who he is, maybe that might give us some indication if he lives here. )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) police say children were playing in the parking lot near the shooting... but none of them were hurt. anyone with information is urged to call crime stoppers. /// let's get to sherry with a look at today's weather. sherry swensk mostly clear and cool this morning. temps falling back into the 40s and 30s this morning,
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we had mostly clear skies yesterday. highs making it into the 60s in the afternoon. patchy high clouds around today like yesterday. highs will increase each day
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< > /// > ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > this morning, several vehicles have left the occupied federal refuge in oregon. federal authorities also set up checkpoints around the wildlife center... for anyone leaving the area. ((brian loftus)) authorities took eight people into custody... only releasing five as they left. as don champion reports... ammon bundy and other leaders appeared in court making a plea for a sttd down: three more occupiers of a federal wildlife refuge in oregon have been arrested. it's not known how many more remain inside. wednesday, a day after militia leader ammon bundy and seven of his followers were arrested- they faced a federal judge for
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after the hearing, bundy's attorney read a statement from his client urging remaining occupiers to leave. (mike arnold/ ammon bundy's attorney) "to those remaining at the refuge, i love you. let us take this fight from here, please stand down." the judge considers bundy and his followers a flight risk and ordered them to remain in custody until a 2nd hearing on friday. they were arrested tuesday night when fbi agents and police intercepted them on an oregon highway. bundy's brother ryan was shot...and the militia's spokesman 55- year-old lavoy finicum was killed. ((greg bretzing/ fbi special agent in charge of oregon)) "these individuals have chosen to threaten and intimidate the america that they profess to love." protestors have occupied the malheur national wildlife refuge in burns, oregon since january 2nd to oppose federal land policies. many in the area want bundy's group to leave. ((brandon baron/ burns, or)) "i've been ready for them to leave for, for several weeks"
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blocks and have the refuge surrounded. don champion, cbs news. ((brian loftus)) bundy and his followers are charged with a felony offense of "conspiracy to impede officers... from discharging their official duties through the use of force, intimidation, or threats." /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > finicum's death is hitting the man's family hard... according to rancher cliven bundy. finicum had a wife and children... and bundy called him a good father who was trying to protect the constitution. bundy spoke to reporters yesetrday at his bunkerville property. he got word of last night's deadly shootout through his daughter-in- law... who took a call from ammon bundy while he was in the back of a police car. ammon bundy claims finicum had his hands up to surrender when officers shot him. cliven sounded regretful that the resistance took a violent turn: ((cliven bundy / rancher: "those people that was up there wasn't hurting one soul. they wasn't doing any damage. they was there only to teach. they was there to teach about
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about state rights." )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) we asked bundy when he thinks this will end... he says probably never. we also asked if he thinks the members at the wildlife refuge should give up. cliven says this fight will be fought over and over if they leave./// ((brian loftus)) ((patranya bhoolsuwan))
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back to you./// ((brian loftus)) > the republican presidential candidates have their last shot on stage tonight... before the iowa caucuses next week. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the reason donald trump is sitting out... and what he's planning on doing instead.
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in last week's officer- involved shooting outside the bellagio... made his first court appearance. kahleal black was in restraint chair and wearing a spit mask...because corrections officers said he was combative. black's bail was set at 2- million dollars. he's accused of pointing a gun at tourists and at an officer... after leaving his job at harrah's. black's brother was at the hearing... saying the 20- year-old needs help: (( dymond black / suspect's brother: "i have seen the video, i would just hope that they don't charge him as a criminal like he did it on purpose charge him as a mentally ill person.)) ((brian loftus)) dymond black says his brother is not violent. kahleal was not hurt when an officer fired at him twice... but two other people were hurt. the incident remains under investigation. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > today, the republican presidential candidates will take the debate stage..before the iowa caucuses on monday. as marlie hall reports, criticisms are rollingin as front runner donald trump says he'll be sitting this one out. with the debate just hours
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refusing to attend... a point he made clear wednesday night... in an appearance on fox news. (o'reilly) will you just consider, i want you to consider, think about it // (trump) bill, this is much tougher being with you, because frankly you're smarter. this is much tougher than doing a debate with megyn kelly believe me. i got a very unfair question from somebody, but we don't need to talk about that at an event in south carolina earlier-- trump continued to take aim at the fox news host moderating the event. while in des moines -- chief rival ted cruz -- once again challenged him -- one-on-one: (ted cruz) i'm going to propose a venue, western iowa tech, saturday night in sioux city, we already have it reserved. (marlie hall/ cbs news/ des moines, ia) while his republican counterparts are on the debate stage, trump will be here on the campus of drake university. even students who don't support the outspoken candidate are excited about what they're calling the anti- debate event. (kevin maisto, student body
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know, it's smart for him, but as an american citizen, it worries me if he's unable to stand up to one reporter it really how he's going to attempt to make america great again. trump's camp says he'll hold a fundraiser for veterans on the campus of drake university tonight. at least one veterans group -- the iraq and afghanistan veterans of america -- announced they will decline donations from the event. marlie hall cbs news des moines, iowa. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the g-o-p candidates who are taking part in this debate say...they hope to use the opportunity to get more air time /// ((brian loftus)) > we could find out more details about the boston marathon bombing... after hundreds of documents were unsealed. a federal judge ordered the release of the documents... that were used in the conviction of bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev. the explosion killed three people... and hundreds more were hurt. tsarnaev was convicted and sentenced to death. his brother tamerlan was killed in the manhunt. no word yet on when the court clerk's office will begin
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((brian loftus)) > a photo of a group of drivers is going viral... for their herioc act. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) why the man who took the picture says... this was a moment that needed to be remembered.
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conditions along the pennsylvania turnpike... caused a truck driver to steer off the road. but a kind act enfolded as other
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pulled over and created a human chain to help him. joe holden reports on the man who took this viral photo. it was an incredible act of courage by a group of strangers on the pennsylvania turnpike. (arlyn satanek/truck driver) "we're trying to help this driver. diesel fuel everywhere. the truck's smoking. it's a dangerous scene." the storm was intensifying. the driver lost control of his rig near bedford. the truck dangling perilously off the highway. arlyn satanek, a driver with pleasant trucking, scaled down the hill, checking on the driver. (arlyn satanek/truck driver) "i didn't hear anyone from the top of the hill say anything. i didn't hear anyone come up with a plan. i just saw it happen." what happened next nearly brought him to tears. me it looked like this spontaneous instinctive thing that everyone just started hooking their arms together." the driver was hurt, but arlyn didn't interfere with the chain of helping hands. instead, he stepped back and snapped this picture. (arlyn satanek/truck driver) "i just knew i had to get a picture. i want to remember this because this is amazing. this is inspiring." this was the
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trouble on the turnpike. down the road, traffic would again come to a halt, where some drivers were stranded for 30 hours. for this father, his mind was on getting home in one piece. his heart warmed by what unfolded on a cold, snowy pennsylvania highway. (arlyn satanek/truck driver( "when it comes down to it, and someone is in a catastrophic, dangerous situation, for most people, i think their instinct is i gotta help." let's get to sherry with a look
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sherry swensk nice shot looking across the city from our red rock camera. temps are cooling off fairly quickly and a little below normal. ..... mostly low 40s across the valley and calm winds. ..................
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pacific and most of the storms out there will head north as high pressure protects us for the next few days and we get a nice warm up as we finish the week. .... temps warm to the 60s before crashing into the low 50s and breezy winds next week. chance of rain on sunday. ((sherry swensk))
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another day of closures on the strip between flamingo and harmon. crews are shooting another scene of the jason bourne movie. use alternates like koval and paradise. cone zone on wigwam between bermuda and las vegas boulevard. < > > that's a look at the roads...
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > fitness junkies want the best of the best... when it comes to tracking their work outs and health. but a popular fitness tracker is being second guessed. ((brian loftus)) why the fit- bit is being sued for several of their bracelets. ///
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((brian loftus)) > right now, fit-bit is arguably the hottest fitness tracker on the market. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) it helps track your steps and in some cases... your heart rate. but does it really work? mary moloney explains several lawsuits the company's been hit with.
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almost synonymous with the word fitbit. not only do you see these brightly colored bracelets at the gym or work -- but the catchy commercials run frequently. they promise to help get you in shape -- but do the wearable trackers work? this month -- fitbit was hit with a class action lawsuit -- alleging fraud. according to the suit -- two of the company's heart rate monitors -- the fitbit charge h-r and the fitbit surge -- don't accurately measure your heart rate. and that could be potentially dangerous. especially for people looking to push their heart rates past a certain mark. the suit surprised consumer reports -- who tested and recommended the fitbit charge h-r and the fitbit surge. so -- consumer reports retested the devices. and compared fitbit's products with another device that has proven accuracy -- the polar h-7 chest strap. the consumer reports testers again found both fitbit models were on point. and if there was a variance
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fitbit -- it was no more than three beats per minute. which isn't big. but consumer reports noticed one exception. the fitbit charge h-r would give more inaccurate readings at higher intensity workouts depending on where that strap was put on the arm. if you follow fitbit's directions and wear the device in the place it recommends -- the monitor is accurate. while consumer reports says it will keep an eye on the fitbit lawsuit -- it says it will continue to recommend the fitbit surge and the fitbit h-r trackers. for consumer watch -- i'm mary moloney. > we'll be right back........///
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after several people were shot at a bus stop ((brian loftus)) > plus... a special ed's teacher arrest is raising the issue... of cameras in the classroom. the research one attorney hopes to send to carson city... in order to help children who can't speak up for themselves. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > and this 11- year-old is going viral for copying the trickiest... and most impressive basketball moves after n- b-a players.
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > thanks
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