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to break the rules of the road. 12 news at noon starts right now. now. good afternoon to you. thanks so much for watching 12 news at noon today. >> right now deputy secretary of veteran's affairs sloan gibson is set to be if he phoenix va medical center along with meeting with staff and some of the veterans receiving care at the hospital, he will honor debra amdur. >> she has been the medical director there for the past nine months retiring toer -- retiring for her own medical reasons. the hospital has had a bumpy ride. no word on who will take over leadership. well new developments on that explosion at the spacex launch site in florida today. nasa says spacex was conducting a test firing of an unmared rocket when an explosion
about 20 minutes later. the test considered routine was in advance of a planned saturday launch. luckily no one was hurt in that huge accident. a satellite built by israel aerospace industries was also destroyed. mark zuckerberg says facebook was planning to use some of the satellite's capacity to expand its internet.org initiative in africa. now to decision 2016. donald trump is once again on the campaign trail today. this after a quick trip immigration plan here in the valley taking a hard line approach on millions of immigrants in the u.s. illegally. his message, send them home. team 12's tracey potts is in washington with reaction. >> reporter: donald trump in arizona last night. >> mexico will pay for the wall. [ applause ]. >> 100%. >> reporter: and trump hours earlier in mexico with the country's president. >> we didn't discuss who pays
>> reporter: he laters explains. >> they don't know it yet. >> reporter: the clinton campaign's already out with a new web video this morning claiming the great negotiating choked. the mexican government tweets says they did discuss who pays for the wall. that mexico won't do it and that's not negotiable. tim kaine this morning called it diplomat i can amateur hour. >> it shows he sort of fold under pressure and didn't have the backbone to say what he's >> reporter: in the arizona speech trump lays out his immigration plan immediately deporting 2 million criminal immigrants verifying workers are legal, cracking down on those who oversay vee is as. the focus trump says should be on americans not immigrant families. >> no one will be immune or exempt from enforcement. >> reporter: and after hearing that, some of trump's latino
morning saying they feel betray, disappointed misled after what he said last night. tracey potts, nbc news, washington. >> tracey, thank you. that shouting on the stage carried into the streets before, during, and after trump's speech. arizona requestians passionate about whether or not donald trump should be the next president of the united states, trump's speech in phoenix coming hours after his trip to mexico to meet with the president. things got heated on the streets of downtown phoenix between people who support >> i really don't quarter about what trump is pursuing with the president. it's not going to change my mind. >> we have to make sure we make noise and we're out on the streets to let elected officials or those that aren't elected that there's people paying attention. >> as a hispanic voter it's great. i think it's great he took the initiative. >> we came over here legally i think it's important that even though there are people that do cross over the border illegally,
opportunity to too. >> definitely a lot of passion, political opinions surrounding the visit. he campaigns in ohio today. and hillary clinton's campaign plans to begin airing television ads tomorrow in arizona. the clinton campaign believes arizona can be a bing state this -- swing state this year. the campaign comes on the heels of donald trump's immigration here. meanwhile, there are still more than 80,000 ballots to be counted from tuesday's election from the primary. up in the air. make sure you stay with 12news.com for all of your election updates. well some parts of the valley planning to see some rain today as we take a look outside. we see some clouds in the sky. meteorologist krystle henderson has been tracking the radar. what are some chances for showers? >> they got an upgrade. we have storms erupting right now dotting the state from the northwest all the way down to the southeast with hundreds of
to be rather feisty. we have strong gusty winds with this heavy rain and look at this, hail, chino valley watch out. this storm is headed for you next. right now it's hitting press scott. right now the radar is relatively empty. but don't it -- let it fool you. we need that to cook up and bubble up some storms later on today because the atmosphere is sopping up so look at this, an 8 for the white mountains. the main storm threats flash flooding risk and a ton of lightning. as you can see already in progress, also the risk for blowing dust and damaging winds. the monsoon meter is going to ease up a bit in the days ahead just in time for the holiday weekend. we'll have more on that weekend forecast coming up. >> all right. i'm digging that little car with the surfboard on top. >> thanks. five doll if ins have
of several protests. the phoenix business journal reports the dolphins arrived from california, a swim with the dolphins exhibit is set to open either this month or next. well two people are displaced this afternoon after a house fire. that fire started about 9:00 last night. the home suffered a lot of damage. investigators will be working today to figure out what caused it. a woman who ran over her boyfriend after finding out that he had hiv was mike penced today to more than -- sentenced today to moran years behind bar. she pled guilty to the assault charge and other charge -- another charge for leaving the scene of the crime. after the impact of the car, the man was left with a fractured vertebrae and staples in his head. a court hearing this morning for the woman accused of killing her three sons. the judge sent a tentative trial date. that being for february 16th. earlier this summer, the bodies of rogers' three sons were found in a closet.
herself as well. she has pled not guilty to the charges. her family says they still love and support her and they do not want the death penalty. still ahead here on 12 news at noon, tesla drivers are in trouble. see what they're doing that is causing the company to crack down. >> plus other carmakers are getting a lot of praise for making something easier for patients. what that is up next.
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the auto steer will disengage and tones will sound off until the vehicle is parked. two astronauts are walking in space today. they're on bored the space station. you can find more about that walk and watch a video. this will be the 100 95th space walk from the iss. it's for maintenance and assembly. severe weather alert happening in florida as people there in some low lying communities are being asked to evacuate asro hermine approaches the gulf coast. the national hurricane center expects hermine to become a hurricane before it makes landfall in the big bend area tonight or early tomorrow temperature the tallahassee newspaper there says officials in franklin county have issued a mandatory evacuation notice for people living 0 -- living on various places. people in other areas are being asked to evacuate. pretty scary there. >> no doubt about that.
pampa. they're getting rain and localized flooding. meanwhile back here in the valley it's a very different story. here's a live look from the roof cam looking over at camelback mountain. krystle that means chance for rain. >> it sure does. but i want to begin by wishing all of you a very happy first day of fall. am i getting some weird looks. i thought i might. >> yeah. >> it depends on who you talk it's the first day of meteorological fall. today the first official day of astronomical fall will actually be september 22nd. so we have time for that. and basically the difference between the two is for meteorologists we like to break it up by calendar months so it's easier for forecasting when you're comparing how the season actually turned out where astronomical fall has to do with the tilt of the earth and orbit.
august. it actually turns out that there were more at or below average days than there were above average temperatures despite the streak, the trifecta there of above average temperatures we just underwent. let's get you ready for the cardinals game tonight. always keep your eye to the sky this afternoon. there is that chance for a stray shower and storm. so a mixture of 101. by game time 97. still that chance. keep your ears perked for storms out there. also blowing dust possible. then this evening, is stray storms still in the cards for us. 90 degrees by the time the game wraps up. so here's a thing about the temperatures today. it's so steamy out there that it's going to make it feel worse. so at any given time today you'll need to add 3 to 4 degrees to what the thermometer actually says for that feelings-like temperatures. so again, can't take those numbers at face value today.
the days ahead. still steamy tomorrow, not too bad, we ease up on the humidity saturday and then sunday and monday it will be so pleasant. and we're running out of days for monsoon 2016. it wraps up in 29 days. jumping this ahead now to that seven day forecast, a 30% chance for showers and storms today. 20% chance on friday. we dry out full sunshine as we head into labor day, 101 and we will renew chances it looks like >> okay. thank you. a little update now on hermine. the storm on the florida gulf coast it is now a hurricane with winds at 75 miles per hour. krystle will continue tracking that. meanwhile this afternoon, there's still a long way to go but some automakers are getting praise from experts for trying to make it easier to use child safety restraints. >> our story from chris. >> reporter: for many parents
to safely secure a restraint seat. >> nemo. >> lower anchors can be too deep in the seat and be difficult to maneuver around. text messager anchors can be located in awkward places. >> the insurance institute for highway safety even found parents using adult seat belts because they couldn't locate latches or anchors. so a year ago, the institute set new standards to make finding them easier and a several automakers have already made changes. >> part of the improvement is that the tether anchors have been moved higher up and are you now in the middle of the seat back. and they're clearly labeled. >> reporter: the institute just concluded tests on 170 vehicle models, most of which earned a good or acceptable rating with the owe q seven, the lexus and prius getting the highest mark of good plus. >> we hope and expect that automakers will continue to make
. in your health check this tobacco products should not be sold in pharmacies. two thirds of adults support tobacco-free pharmacies. about half of smokers believe pharmacies should ban sales. 2014 cvs became the first national pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products. well another survey reveals more american adults are using marijuana as fewer people consider that drug to be harmful
percent in 2002 to 13.3% in 2014 and the prevalence of daley use nearly doubles. during the same time period, the percentage of people who believed pot was harmful dropped. and new research suggests internet programs and mobile apps can help promote a healthy lifestyle. data shows internet interventions helped people improve, loose weight and cut their use of tobacco and and weight loss with programs that include goal setting, self-monitoring and include interaction with a doctor are proven to the to be most eventive. select bags of nuts are being recalled nationwide because of possible salmonella contamination. insiders lance is recalling four ounce bags and 2.2005 ounce bags
and pieces. it can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children. the elderly and others with weakened immune systems. paint says it's bringing paint back -- sears says it's bringing paint back. the options are to include paint from craftsman and easy living. customers will be able to choose from more than 2400 different colors. sears will also carry painting accessories. the paint back in 2012. and the holidays, oh, boy, right around the corner. guess what, wal-mart is ready to give its customers a head start. the nation's largest retailer says it's launching its holiday layaway program today. customers can put items as low as $10 on layaway with a $50 minimum basket and will have until december 12th to pay off their account. do you want to win 3,330 bucks? the food challenge that could
. finally, folks, are you hungry? if you like burgers a whole lot and you want to win $3,330, well all you need to do is just down that massive birlinger faster than anyone else. way back burgers annual triple, triple challenge will return on september 18th. so way back is a burger chain 25 other states. i don't know if it's here in arizona, though. hmm. >> we'll have to check. >> well, anyways, it's a nine-pat at this, 780 callie burger with nine slices of cheese. i'm -- orne a cess acme seed bun. >> if you are interested, register online or in california, walk into a
more than 800 people have already signed up. >> you know what shocked me more than anything? >> what? >> that that's under 2,000 calories. >> those are some thin patties right there. >> that's a good point. >> i still would have thought it was double that. >> it can be stacked that high without topple. >> i'm trying to find if one is near us. >> then let's talk weather while he does that. getting you ready for the asu game on saturday. temperatures during the game will be in the 90s. mostly clear skies. you don' any storm chances. it looks like dry air will be taking over at that time. in the meantime, we've got 500 lightning strikes all over the state right now. a ton of storms in progress. and there is a chance here in the valley later on this afternoon and evening so keep your eye to the sky and some stray storms also possible on friday. did you find it? >> california, colorado are the closest. >> road trip. >> 12 news is always on, 12news.com and your favorite app. >> we'll see you back here
. hello and welcome to arizona midday. everyone. today on the show, celebrate the cardinals' preseason game with deals and plus get free tickets for the wildlife movie and win passes to the new film solely and hear from a survivor of that true story. plus jan is here. >> we'll tell you how to get a great deal on a pie. guess what? it's cheese pizza day. >> that's right. that's coming up, jan. i can't wait to hear more about that. but first football is back. and if you can't make it to your