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guilty of robbery and murder in the death of marcos arenas all over his ipad. news 3's alexis hernandez live. what's the reaction from the young man's family? >> reed and marie, it was a very emotional courtroom as the jury read the verdict finding michael solid guilty. the family of marcos arenas, the victim in this case, began crying when the jury found michael solid of arenas was killed in 2015 after solid and jacob dismont tried to steal his ipad. arenas was dragged underneath a getaway car. he later died at the hospital. >> count one conspiracy to commit robbery. guilty of conspiracy to commit rob fi. count two, robbery. guilty of robbery. count three, murder with use of a deadly weapon.
>> reporter: right now family and friends of marcos arenas are in the courtroom talking to the jury about marcos arenas's life and how they've been affected. this is of course before the jury will decide solid's sentence. we will have reaction from the family tonight at 6:00. reporting live, alexis hernandez, news 3. >> marie: alexis thank you. >> reed: an argument between a boss and former employee ended in a shooting on the west side of the valley today. police. the boss claims he felt threatened, fired at the employee then missed. the shooting occurred in the area of metro's newly opened spring valley area command. >> marie: we know the name of the nevada highway patrol trooper whose life was saved by his badge. trooper sean peckman has been with nhp for three years. friday peckman was involved in a shootout after a traffic stop near boulder highway and u.s. 95. look, his badge took that
he ran from the car and was fatally shot. the two others in the car were detained. nhp will be holding a news conference tomorrow to release more information about what happened. >> reed: homeowners angry over cracks in their properties after a round of blasts from explosives that a home construction site near southern highlands has them talking once again. >> marie: those explosions are taking an emotional toll on some neighbors. news 3's kelsey thomas joins us live near cactus and jones the damage happened. >> reporter: this construction is happening right behind me on this huge empty lot of land. those homes with cracks we're talking about right there behind that cement wall. for one veteran that lives on that street, he says these explosions from the construction are a time machine back to war. we talked to vietnam vet nicholas who suffers from ptsd. he was showing us the cracks in his tiles, ceiling and patio. he says the explosions are also damaging his home.
psychological. for him the explosions are terrifying. he says they bring it all back. >> i was coming out of the shower and it went off. i had to grab the shower and i hit the floor. vegas was with me, my service dog. she was in the bathroom. i grabbed her and hit the floor. it sounded like a 175 shell went off in my backyard. the whole house shook. >> reporter: the name of the company responsible for the wesco. they say the blasts are being monitored and they're within reasonable levels for the county. but the homeowners are not buying it and say they are considering a class-action lawsuit this afternoon. reporting live, kelsey thomas, news 3. >> marie: thank you so much for that. >> reed: it was something we didn't think we could see. republican nominee donald trump sharing a podium were the mexican president talking about the issue of immigration. >> marie: in just a couple of hours trump will be just to our
could clarify some of his positions on this controversy. steve handelsman starts our coverage. >> reporter: mexican president enrique pena nieto has compared donald trump to adolf hitler. but he invited the republican and said today their talks were open but that illegal immigration of the u.s. is less of a problem than it once was. (speaking spanish) >> trump who looked on demanded entering the u.s. illegally. >> this is a humanitarian disaster. the dangerous treks, the abuse by gangs and cartels, and the extreme physical dangers. and it must be solved. it must be solved quickly. >> reporter: donald trump had called mexico an enemy. and some mexicans in the u.s. a menace. but going there today, said a top trump aide, is presidential.
he wants to establish a conversation with a neighboring country, a leader. >> reporter: from ohio hillary clinton slammed trump going. >> trying to make up for a year of insults and insinuations by by dropping in on our neighbors for a few hours then flying home again. that is not how it works. >> reporter: clinton got an invitation but aides say has no plans to foe. trump faces mexican rage. >> i hate planned. after he leaves mexico tonight from phoenix trump lays out his immigration plan. build the wall? yes. deport 11 million immigrants? that's the unanswered question. in his much anticipated speech tonight, trump is sure to claim that he saw big problems with mexico and moved to fix them himself like no ordinary politician would dare. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, washington. >> reed: hillary clinton as you
as a photo op. the democratic nominee told the american legion convention her work as secretary of state shows foreign affairs are daily, hard work. clinton took a swipe at trump for referring to the american military as a disaster. she called his comments insulting. >> i will never, ever disrespect gold star families who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our >> reed: today's speech was clinton's only planned public appearance of the week. if you are keeping track, a new poll finds hillary clinton's favorability rating dropping. her unfavorability now equals donald trump's. according to the "washington post" poll, 59 percent of registered voters say their opinion of clinton is unfavorable. trump is viewed unfavorably by 60 percent of registered voters. the negative numbers reflect the
>> marie: thousands crowded into an outdoor arena in lake tahoe where president obama gave the keynote address to the twentieth annual summit addressing the lake's enveermentsal challenges. senator harry reid invited the president to speak. scientists worry about a wide variety of factors including housing construction, storm water run-off and even traffic. the newest threat is climate change. the lakes temperature has risen years than any time on record. >> reed: we've been following this one. actor/singer chris brown has been arrested. >> marie: next, the charges against the singer and the impact it's having on the deals he has with a las vegas night club. >> reed: the first u.s. flights to cuba are underway. how much it's going cost to get from las vegas to cuba coming up. >> chloe: we're tracking severe weather across the country. whether it is a tropical storm
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>> reed: more fallout for chris brown. the local night club on he las vegas strip has announced they've cut ties with chris brown in he wake of his most recent legal troubles. the singer has a court date after he was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. you are looking at video of chris brown headed toward the lapd office. the entertainer was released from custody after posting $250,000 bail a couple of hours after he pulled in. pointed a gun at her during a gathering at his home after he was arrest -- he was arrested after hours long standoff following her report. brown says he is not guilty. >> marie: it was just a 72 minute flight but is the latest step in improving 55 years of bad feelings between the u.s. and cuba. the first commercial flight between the two flew from fort lauderdale to cuba. aboard the flight were mostly airline executives, u.s. government officials and
cuban-american families and u.s. travelers. the arrival opens a new era of suchlt s.-cuba trial as relationships improve between the two countries. our traffic guru tom hawley did some checking and found a roundtrip from las vegas to cuba for $550. >> reed: pretty affordable? millions are getting told to get ready for a big weather phenomenon. >> marie: tropical weather targeting a number of states as we speak. next on "news 3 live at three,"
florida and along the eastern seaboard now bracing for what could be a rough holiday weekend. >> reed: preparations underway for tropical storm hermine. it's currently headed toward the florida gulf coast with max sustained winds at 45 miles per hour. it could become a hurricane if sustained winds reach up to story miles an hour. tropical storm warnings are in affect for that area along with
issued ahead of landfall expected late thursday into friday. we'll told mandatory evacuations have been ordered in some parts. more than 8,000 national guard trops are on standby already at the ready to deploy across florida. >> we're going to have a storm surge. we're going have rain. we have the risk of tornado. this is going to go across the state. >> reed: the system could dump as much as 15 inches of rain in some areas as it pushes across ga g >> marie: hawaii ends up preparing for hurricane madeleine. a warning is in affect. hazardous marine conditions are expected through thursday as madeleine masses near or -- passes near or over the southeast part of the big island. in anticipation of the storm, crews have started to board up buildings and stacked sandbags on highways prone for flooding. these are live images from hawaii now. state officials have also activated the emergency response center.
in this live shot. but keep in mind we're standing from a pretty far away. or this camera is posed pretty far away. it would be one thing to be on the actual shoreline experiencing some winds in person. >> reed: it's time like this that our weather authority here in the station does double duty. not only watch our own weather but the weather in florida and hawaii, elsewhere. >> chloe: hawaii certainly bracing. they have a tropical storm warning in affect for the island itself but the waters have the hurricane warning. so conditions. certainly just off the shore there. we're monitoring that and are going to show you the movement of both those storms on the satellite. we're tracking multiple severe weather events across the country. brace yourself and be thankful that our weather looks like this. a live look outside. you can see partly cloudy skies in las vegas. really gorgeous weather conditions. makes you feel thankful that we live here in southern nevada. if you are just visiting, well, well com to our kind of paradise. really nice weather conditions.
across the skyline today. really just making for more beautiful pictures across the area. 102 degrees russell, mountain vista. checking in with a few neighborhoods. 103 at the lake mead marina. under partly cloudy skies this afternoon. 100 on the dot at the wetlands park. the rest of us are still seeing temperatures mostly in the triple-digits with the exception of 97 in summerlin. 99 centennial. and 98 for blue diamond. winds are expected to pick up a little bit more this afternoon. up to on for the day. temperatures outside the valley like we talked about 103 for lake mead. 101 boulder city. 102 pahrump. 112 at the moment in death valley. the rest of the evening in las vegas. take a look at the temperatures. we're going hang on to the triple digits next few hours. only dipping into the mid-90s by about 9:00 tonight. we're talking about the severe weather. here is a look at the tropical storm. you can already see it bringing heavy flooding along the florida coast.
at seven miles an hour. the sustained winds are around 45. much more severe as we take a look at conditions from hurricane madeleine at the coast. moving southeast point of the big island expected to move over or around it. as we take a look at the movement you can see it right there. bringing winds over -- sustained winds over story miles an hour. hurricane strength. we're talking very severe weather across the country and really when it comes to what we're seeing develop it's just an expecting changes. monsoonal moisture moving in up from the south. you can see it. as it develops over the next few days. more thunderstorms are possible over the southwest. you can see across the four corners as well as even some lingering into southern nevada. the best chances of us seeing thunderstorms develop will actually be by tomorrow afternoon. overnight we're looking at comfortable lows. very similar compared to last night with temperatures dropping into the low 80s.
81 degrees for overton. low 70s for pahrump. 56 degrees mount charleston. tomorrow it's going to be a warm day but not as hot as this afternoon. a little bit of relief there. 103 overton. we've got 101 for you pahrump. 98 for indian springs. las vegas, again, not quite as hot as today. temperatures will still be above normal for this time of year. we are going to see again more clouds in the sky. just making for a more beautiful skyline really. few days. temperatures will drop slightly as we make our way into the labor day weekend. dropping down to -- hey, look at that. 93 degrees on the map. that's going to feel a little bit like heaven compared to our 102 with a chance of thunderstorms by tomorrow. lots of sunshine in the week ahead. looking forward to it. >> reed: thanks chloe. you know while it doesn't really feel like it outside fall is just around the corner we promise. tomorrow september 1st the fall watering schedule goes into
only allowed on three days a week. those days are assigned by southern nevada water authority depending on what area you live in. your assigned area is loepthed on your water bill. it's also available through our website. we'll get you right where you need to go. news3lv.com is that address. >> marie: dare to be a pair! next on the buzz a couple has made a habit out of being like one another for many years. >> dana: good afternoon.
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night. a couple from las vegas wowing and scaring the judges at the same time. ? [music] ? they call themselves deadly games. you can see why. and we'll find out if they make it through to tonight right here on channel 3. now we take you to connecticut where driver backed into a gas pump setting off this chain of events which resulted in a huge fire ball. couple of children in that car. everybody was able to get out in time. police say the elderly driver that backed into the bump probably hit the -- pump probably hit the accelerator instead of the brake. in florida a woman coming
she sent a photo to a son with a mess ago help me but don't make a lot of noise. the bear took off. check out these adorable grandparents. anthony's grandparents fred and ann have been married 52 years. started matching outfits when they went square dancing several years ago and have been doing it ever since. so their 17-year-old grandson tweeted out some of the pictures of the viral. adore bes! that's what's buzzing today las vegas. back to you. >> dana: he is a parent to a pre-teen. >> marie: it's been one week since an earthquake devastated central italy. rescue crews continue to dig through the rubble. this is why. a cat rescued there. >> marie: the cat was pulled from the rubble in amatrice. the animal's owner begged
saying that her pet was all she had left. so rescue workers combed through the city with bulldozers and when they spotted the tabby and pulled her from the rubble you can imagine their relief and same goes of course for the pet's owner. other than being dehydrated the cat seem to be in pretty good shape. just probably ready for tlc and time with her owner. >> jeff: cashing in one of the nine lives for sure. >> reed: next we're goingo costs of epi pens. >> marie: what needs to be done to protect surges of medical >> marie: what needs to be done to protect surges of medical prices in the for seniors like barbara, social security makes a difference every month.
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why the cost of the drug is only the beginning of the problem. >> reed: tragedy up north. aviation officials confirm the worse after a small plane crashes near reno >> announcer: news 3 starts right now. >> reed: we begin with mol ticks. the -- politics. the fbi is set to release material it gave to congress regarding its investigation into hillary clinton's use of her private email server. >> marie: jeff barnd talks to the president of judicial the group fighting to get the e-mails made public. >> reporter: at least 30 emails reported by related to the benghazi attack that killed four americans including ambassador chris stevens were not included in the 60,000 pages turned by mrs. clinton from her private server while she was secretary of state. >> it's frustrating because you see government corruption, in your face government corruption. >> reporter: attorneys for the state department are asking until the end of september to