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>> dana: a metro officer accused of distributing child pornography due in a local courtroom hours from now. >> related to child pornography. he has been with the metro division up in the north area northwest area command since july 2015. he is now behind bars awaiting his preliminary hearing this morning. he'll be in court and we'll have updates starting at noon. >> kim: thank you for that. we're looking ahead for other
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busy schedule. talked about how in a surprise tweet we found out this morning he's headed to mexico to meet with the country's president. then he'll be in neighboring arizona where he will talk about his immigration plan overall. >> we are also going to secure our border and stop the drugs from pouring in. day. hillary clinton is speaking to the american legion today after raising $21 million in the last three years as she's been campaigning in the state of new york. to wrap it up for us voters, we'll have tracy potts live on the program in our 6:00 hour. we go local with this one. the accused fraud who claims to be a british duke is now giving us his side of the story.
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the regional justice center yesterday. that 53-year-old charged with three different crimes including burglary and filing a fake police report. he insist he is british no billty telling us the royals in london would not approve of his recent >> i'm disgusted at myself i'm in this situation. i didn't do it. >> quinn: his attorney telling us he does expect his client to expect a plea deal although he insists he didn't do anything wrong. >> dana: the man that killed a local teenager over an ipad had an out burst in court yesterday
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the wife of richard brian. brian sandoval released a statement say that boney bryant
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incredible strength living with a passion for nevada only matched by her love of her family. she was 77 years old. >> dana: las vegas crooks getting more clever, more dangerous stealing a garage door opener from a car in the middle of the night trying to get inside that home. suspects broke into a car in the driveway and got into the garage in just six seconds. >> complete violation of our privacy. puts my glad it didn't go further than it did. i'm glad thn't go into the house. >> dana: the guy was smart because he had the door to inside the house locked so they couldn't get further than the garage. they got away with alcohol but that's it. he considers himself lucky. >> kim: still to come this morning we focus on live pictures on your screen now as we are on possible hurricane
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of the florida coast. i'm going to enlist the help of my meteorologist husband next to me to talk about the storms brewing off the florida coast. >> dana: this is a tropical depression number nine. it's expected to track toward tampa florida and then through the southeastern united states. up to 10 inches of rain is possible. flooding is the big here. >> kim: on "the today show" they are focusing on evacuations out of hawaii because a big storm expected to hit there and a lot of rain associated with that one. still to come several cars catching on fire after a driver backs into a gas pump. the video is nuts. you are seeing some of it on your screen and seeing people jump to action to help. the whole story headed your way. >> dana: and the video vault is coming up in moments.
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years ago. if you were around that the time, you may remember this guy. tom cracking open the video vault in moments. >> kim: went to cover a story and the photographer and reporter become part of this story on your screen. they jumped to action being called heroes this morning.
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>> tom: weather has been a staple of local newscast for about as long as they've been around. when i was of the most popular people giving the forecast was barry the weather man. >> barry talks about moving to las vegas. >> most of the time but not all the time the weather was just about the same. >> which presented a challenge
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entire united states on my local forecast because half the people or more were from somewhere else. >> the visuals were low tech. >> the mercury is rising, humidity at 79%. wind at either miles an hour. >> he would start way glass wall featuring a map of the u.s. >> i would write all over with it a marking pen. it seemed to personalize it more. i've been told that over the the graphics which anybody can decipher. it's more fun to see somebody like in a classroom just messing the whole map up. >> tom: las vegas offered something that more weather intensive cities couldn't. >> nowhere find such an array of headliners. >> i found myself deep in the celebrity culture.
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the hometown feel was so different. no, it's it's a giant city. >> tom: he now lives in >> kim: love that. and to this day in 2016 a lot of celebrities still watch the morning news where they are living like lillie anderson who we say hello to. we have an isis headline this morning. we haven't talked about isis in a while but they are announcing one of its senior leaders has been taken out. according to the isis news agency the man was killed while
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profile killing to date. the u.s. military has not yet confirmed the death of this isis operative and he's a top level person. a hit was out and they did conduct a raid but they have not confirmed that he's actually been killed. >> dana: we showed you this disturbing video yesterday of the aftermath of a 10 car pileup that happened in the state of w these strangers coming to the rescue of somebody inside this burning car and now they are talking about it. >> it was unique because the four of us had never met each other before. this was the first time we had seen each other but we were able to come together and just work together as a team and pull it all together which i thought was pretty remarkable that we were able to do something like that
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that interview on "the today show." nobody killed in all of this. the woman only suffered minor cuts and bruises. >> kim: when we first had this footage yesterday morning, i said we have had horrific accidents play out like this locally but usually doesn't have the happy ending this one has this morning. >> tom: we've seen rough stuff and good to see when it has a ha we've been dealing with this closure for a month now and south bound on 95 exit closed with a forced detour. this is about to change. they were shooting for mid september. i think they are going to get done early because now we're looking at a new closure in a few days. next tuesday and last until november 15. that is the closure of the
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onramp so motorist will have to get on at rancho. changes are coming in that area. the bowl travel times are up to speed. everything looks good at this early time of the morning. no major delays on the freeway. >> kelly: yesterday we started off with clouds in the as well. temperatures as you head out the door, looking pretty good. 79 in summer lin. north las vegas 77. going to see a few more clouds in the afternoon today. isolated showers are a possibility in the higher terrain. las vegas today execked to stay dry but as moisture continues to
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see action as we get into tomorrow, especially during the afternoon hours. today dry, hot, 105. that's our expected high today. winds out of the south 5-15 miles per hour. tonight mainly clear skies. our seven-day forecast, tomorrow there is a chance for shower and thunderstorm activity. we are keeping that chance in tomorrow through sunday. mid 90's for the long holiday weekend. >> kim: we take you live to the floor of the nasdaq where jane king is standing by. my producer tells me you got the mean girls memo that on wednesday we wear pink. you are one of the nicest girls i know. i'm thrilled you are with us because we are starting off with
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boy did we bottom out during the recession but looks like the prices are on the rise. >> they keep climbing. in las vegas they climb 6% year over year. that was the 10th biggest price gain in the nation. local home prices did gain but nationwide we're seeing home price rises showing signs of slowing down. they are increasing but not by huge amounts we were sg years ago. >> kim: jeff is part of our team traffic unit and he often talks about the waze program here locally, a way to report local accidents waze is in the news for a unique reason. >> they are. new york taxi drivers love waze. google bought waze a few years ago and now it is moving to
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service. it will use waze to do this. they are doing anytime san francisco to begin with. the idea here is waze will connect riders with drivers who are already headed in the same direction so pick them up on your way to work or whenever you are going. >> kim: tina fey would approve this morning. have a good one. >> dana: this is a big oops situation as a driver backs over a gas pump. this happened in the state of connecticut and you can see after it tips over a bunch of fires including a car nearby that had a couple of children inside it. they were able to get the kids out before the car burst into flames. nobody was injured seriously in this. the driver that backed into the gas pump is a senior citizen.
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husband with impressive video arrived and took the woman to the hospital. apparently she seemed confused but not injured. just minor injuries here associated with this accident. and when they interviewed the news crew who turned into good samaritans they said we're human first, we tell the story second. isn't it nice to see the media portrayed in a good light,
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this morning. >> dana: we have a live look at the trump tower on the las vegas strip. it was announced overnight donald trump will make a surprise visit to mexico to meet with the mexican president. trump has been trying to clarify his stand on illegal immigration and we will get further details that in a major speech from trump later today in the phoenix area. a city of henderson to a man. we'll through the i know who he is coming up. >> kim: a woman comes face to face with that black bear and we
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>> tom: we have paving that is going to be with us until november.
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another hot one so make sure have you summer clothes, sunscreen and water. pahrump at 74. boulder city at 84. we expect humidity to rise in the >> kim: she said she could feel its breath on her face it was so close. she sends a message to her son inside the home that said help me. her son weighs 325 pounds. authorities think this black
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the bear is scared off. she's ok. authorities think that somebody has been feeding that bear for it to get soup close and personal with the people inside someone's garage. >> dana: what do you do if you love donald trump but you don't want to put a sign in your yard. you do this. >> kim: also chris brown in the news again this morning for all the wrong reasons. we're talking about standoff at his place in l.a.
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>> kim: the local couple performing on america has got talent. they shock the audience and we have the must see moments headed your way.
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live pictures of the center. >> kim: down at symphony park. let's go back to the locals. when we take in a local production at the smith center it's fantastic but not on the edgeover your seat like when you are watching this channel seeing those dear devils doing stuff that seems insane. >> dana: seems the acts are can impress the judges. >> kim: we're going to start off with tom. people may think you are a dear devil because you go up in sky 3 every morning. but actually it's perfectly safe. it's more dangerous to walk down the street here in town. >> tom: people think that is strange. i get the willies when i go to the top of the stratosphere.
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of it because i feel secure in the helicopter. we're looking good. at the rainbow summerlin interchange looking good. down to the bowl where travel sensors show 65 so right on the speed limit. we like to see that. travel times in the area, we saw that picture there. let's move travel times and all looking great. >> kelly: temperatures now in the upper 70's, low 80's across much of the valley.
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skies. residents freaked out when the ground start shake and they look out and there is a small plane that crashed and burst into flames. this was the scene yesterday afternoon. thank goodness it was in an empty part of this park so no trailers or cars were impacted by this. the crash immediately. firer officials say that the plane appeared to be making a landing at the tahoe international airport when it crashed for an unknown reason. one said it sounded as if the engine stalled. airport officials working with multiple agencies to investigate this crash. still working to find out where the plane came from and who was
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welcome from his hometown. henderson celebrating connor fields. the first american to win gold in bmx. he was fitted with the keys to henderson yesterday. >> it's something you dream about for 10 or 12 years. every day i think about that moment. i work hard and in the middle of training i'm thinking about that moment. so it finally becomes reald it's almost unbelievable. >> dana: congrats to him. in about a half an hour we're going to have another medalist in the studio. cody miller is going to be here to talk about winning a gold medal. michael phelps in a relay race. >> that's not the only hardware. he scored bronze in an individual race.
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the studio. every person who has served our great nation falls into that category. some of our veterans need our help to get back into the work force when they come back home. to help out we check in live with kendall who has details on a very special career fair that is taking place today. >> good morning. you can see going on today from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. veterans and military spouses or family members of all branches of our armed forces are invited to come
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making sure that everyone in the las vegas area getting back to the work force. if you are looking for a new job they have you covered. we'll get the information on our website news3lv.com. >> dana: great news. thank you for that. we had good views out of the coast of florida expected to get very wet there over the coming days because of a tropical depression in the gulf of mexico. tropical depression nine if it strengthens it will be ginn a name. expected to move through florida and the southeastern united states up to 10 inches of rain
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many people remember the acting career of gene wilder. >> kim: also this morning on the program we have a trump supporter getting creative because he couldn't fit the sign at his home he really wanted so you see what he's for seniors like barbara, social security makes a difference every month. but for the wall street types who've given congressman joe heck's campaigns over $500,000, social security could mean billions of dollars in fees. that's what privatizing social security means and why joe heck and wall street support it. under heck's privatization plan, retirement security gets risked on the stock market.
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>> kim: he asked around for a trump sign and couldn't find one to his liking so he decided to mow it letter by letter. took him two hours. biggest donald trump sign around those pt to donald trump's campaign and a spokesperson responded by saying it is the literal definition of grassroots enthusiastic. >> dana: we've got a lot of work taking place on summerlin parkway. i'm sure you've dealt with it as you have continuing barrier cable going if the there.
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to the 215. it's getting to the final phases. they try to get the barricades up in the overnight hours. the wagners come in before 6:00 a.m. so kim has to deal with it. most of you don't make the commute until after 6:00. you should have two lanes open until 7:00 the next evening. there is a look that doesn't show us a people -- we'll bring it into the bowl. it's thickening up as we get into the morning rush hour. >> kelly: as we are getting ready for the sun to come up, we have mainly clear skies outside and temperatures a little above
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low. 81. the winds will be on the increase especially as we get into tomorrow. wright elementary 78. light winds and going to be hot today. make sure have you water if the backpack. sun grasses too. mostly sunny skies. 87 as you are getting to school. on the way home 105. >> dana: history being made in here in about an hour from fort lauderdale headed to cuba. the first commercial flight headed to that island nation in more than 50 years. let's listen in on the news conference. for all these years charter flights it were main bridge that
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>> kimberly: a gold medalist, a las vegas native, cody miller joining us on the program this morning. we're going to continue to follow the breaking news element of jet blue. that's what the video is right as dana mentioned that historic flight is expected to take off in about an hour from now. live team coverage headed your
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. as a doctor, i see how decisions in washington impact my patients here in nevada. so even though i'm a republican, i won't be voting for joe heck. joe heck's voted ten times to defund planned parenthood, which thousands of women depend on for cancer screenings. and heck opposes a woman's right to choose even when her health is at risk. for me and my patients,
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>> krystal: we're getting lost their lives as a result of that typhoon slamming into northern japan. 200 troops and helicopters continue rescuing people stranded on rooftops. 12 people losing their lives. as many as 300 people were stranded after going to a community sent they're later flooded. >> dana: to a developing story singer chris brown just got out
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he was arrested yesterday at his home accused of threatening a woman inside his home with a gun. bailey is the woman's name. he was looking at jewelry at hiss home when the altercation happened. >> aye been telling you over and over again and he pulled out a gun and said get the f out of here and threatened me with it and that's when i left. chris brown posting several videos on against local law enforcement. he was convicted in 2009 of assault of his then girlfriend rihanna. we've known that he's had incidents here in the valley, one at the palms and one at drake nightclub. >> kim: it's about time for your daily dose of inspiration and this couple is getting it done. they have a 17-year-old grandson who tweeted out this picture of
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they've been married for 52 years and they started matching when they went square dancing several years ago and have been doing it ever since. his grandparents text him good morning every day and share a picture of their matching outfits. after their grandson's tweet became an internet sensation, they texted him quote good morning from your famous idea to match outfits, not his. >> tom: possibly so. kim and dana aren't always matching but they have color coordination going on. this morning is no exception. i was checking out the bowl interchange and this looks like much for this time offer morning with speeds 35 or 27. i had to do two double takes to
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it is slow but there is nothing blocking travel lanes just people getting up wanting to make this wednesday happen. i feel like sometimes i'm the only one who has never been to hawaii and right now is not the time to make a reservation. >> dana: not the time to go. hawaii bracing for two hurricanes. >> kelly: the big island under a expected within the next day in anticipation of the category two storm. that is first. crews started to stack sandbags on highways prone for flooding. crews have cleaned out entrances to canals to minimize flooding. they did erosion control and moved heavy equipment to key areas so they can respond in a
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now and lester is on the way. it's a category three. that is expected to weaken before it hits the big island. here is a look at what we saw yesterday. that is gorgeous. clouds clearing out. a lot of blue sky. temperatures as you are heading out the door taking the dog for southeast you are coming in at 79. temperatures a little bit above average. average is 77 normal. 77 for this time of year. afternoon highs will be above normal. here is a look at the radar picture. we have monsoonal moisture building in.
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clouds there as well. for us i expect dry conditions today. we could see a few isolated showers and storms in the higher terrain of lincoln county today. southern utah as well. today's high, it's a hot one. mesquite 106. boulder city 103. trump you are going down to 72 for the low. our seven-day forecast, 105 today in las vegas. mostly sunny skies. tomor p showers in the forecast however i think it's going to stay mainly east of the valley and thunderstorms in the high terrain as well. mostly to partly sunny skies. breezy conditions sticking with us through the weekend. for the long weekend we'ring looing at highs in the mid 90's. >> kim: selena gomez taking a
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we'll share it ahead. >> why are they laughing at me. >> that is mel. he directed gene wilder in a number of movies. you'll love the story about the first time they met. we'll have that coming up. >> beginning a new phase of your
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>> kim: hold on to your heart because last night deadly games actionwas in action.
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the knife throwing continuing time for the water cooler on this wednesday, mel brooks talking abo met gene wilder. he met when wilder performed with brooks wife. >> gene was the chaplain and he came backstage and i got to know him a little bit and he kept saying why are they laughing. it's sad and funny, it's touching and amusing. he said why are they always laughing at me. why are they laughing at me.
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>> he recognized the comedic genius of gene wilder. gabby douglas on the road to recovery posting this photograph saying i'm ok. i had a complication from a prior injury that caused assist to grow on a bone in my mouth. she missed the vma's because of that. health concerns causing she is loop pus. the disease prompting panic attacks, anxiety and depression. >> kim: look who just wandered into our studio, our local gold medalist. thank you for being here. >> thanks for having me. >> dana: i want to touch the medal. >> you can hold it. >> dana: that is pretty heavy.
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>> dana: this man claims he's a british royal and speaking out from behind bars in las vegas. what he has to say about the allegations against him. >> kim: an olympic visit. he's not in rio anymore. he's live in our studio with us this morning. cody miller hanging out with us here in las diet i wonder if you would get tired of all the attention. we are thrilled cody is in studio with us. we'll have that interview in a moment. no olympic gold medal here.

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