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investigation into hillary clinton's use of a private email server when she was secretary of state. the documents include technical details about how the server in the basement of her home was set up. after a year-long investigation, the fbi recommended no charges be filed and the justice department closed that case. fbi director james comey says there was no evidence that clinton intentionally mishandled classified information. so a lot of pages here talking about how that computer in question was set up. >> kyndell: good afternoon. thank you for joining us. i'm kyndell nunley in for krystal allan this afternoon. >> michelle: don't be surprised if you see more nhp troopers and police officers on patrol today. they are there in full force for the labor day travel rush. >> kyndell: that's right. news 3's craig fiegener saw the crackdown in full force this morning. he reports near i-15 and sahara them the message here... follow the speed limit. >> craig: this has been an incredible crackdown. we saw a start this morning in
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between primm and las vegas. and that is of course on the 15 freeway. it was northbound when we saw this morning at about 30 minutes time. a little after sunrise. about 30 people very quickly getting speeding tickets being issued by the nevada highway patrol. this is a joint operation among a number of different law enforcement agencies including the california highway patrol. it is a zero tolerance crackdown and all of it because of the labor day travel weekend which is underway right now. it's the patrols for this holiday weekend. the california patrol has joined nhp troopers in keeping a closer watch on the 15 in both directions between las vegas and primm. of course there's added efforts on the northbound lanes of the i-15. that corridor is the busiest, among the busiest in the nation for holiday travel. each day it's estimated that 45,000 vehicles cross from california through primm and into southern nevada.
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cops today from agencies the nhp and the california patrol highway are using fixed wing aircraft to keep a watch on traffic below then they will alert their counterparts by radio traffic below on to which vehicles they believe have broken the law and to which drivers should be pulled over. again, this maximum enforcement continues for all roads in southern nevada and across nevada today, right now, until all the way through the night time on monday. all of this because the labor which again is upon us. i'm craig fiegener reporting live, news 3. >> kyndell: the moderators for the presidential debates have been chosen. the first presidential debate later this month, nbc's nightly news anchor lester holt will moderate that debate. the first debate in new york city will have six sections of 15 minutes each. as far as the last debate, that is right here in las vegas, it will be moderated by fox news sunday anchor chris wallace.
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the other presidential debates. >> michelle: also new at noon, north las vegas firefighters working to determine if a fire was intentionally set at a church near north fifth street and lake mead. something here they say is suspicious. it started shortly after midnight at the holy trinity ame church. the fire only caused minimal damage. no arrests have been made however, again, they're considering this suspicious and they're looking at possible witnesses who may have been seen witnesses. another fire near the stratosphere destroyed a vacant apartment building overnight. firefighters called out to the building on cincinnati near sahara and las vegas boulevard. this happening shortly after midnight. officials say they saw somebody run from the building in this fire as well. they thought as they were fighting it around 2:00 a.m. somebody called 911 and said somebody was suffering from burns in the area and investigators are working to
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burned is the sale -- same person running away. it may be a tropical storm but hermine still packing quite a punch. >> kyndell: flooding and tornado warnings in affect from georgia through north carolina and even places as far as new york city may feel the impact. nbc's jay gray is in savannah, georgia with the latest. >> reporter: hurricane hermine 14r578ed into the florida panhandle overnight bringing powerful winds, hour, gusts even stronger. >> we're going to lose a power line here. >> reporter: the first storm to make landfall in florida in 11 years definitely leaving a mark. just because it's clear outside does not mean it's safe. >> snapping trees, crushing cars and homes and knocking power out to tens of thousands. water pounding the coastline and surging inland leaving behind devastation. crews in cedar key are assessing the damage this morning.
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couldn't withstand the thrashing. hermine has dropped to tropical storm status and is heading up the east coast. parts of georgia and the carolinas under a state of emergency. >> we expect tropical-storm-force winds between 30 and 40 miles an hour sustained. >> reporter: preparations underway in hopes of preventing excessive damage there. our goal is to be over prepared and under whelmed when it comes to the storm. we want everyone to please be safe. >> officials are warning beach goers that dangerous rip the holiday weekend. surfers along the coast taking advantage of the changing conditions ahead of the storm. the situation certainly nothing to play around with. the conditions right now are bit deceiving. we're in between bands of the storm but we could see ten to 12 inches of rain and wind gusts of 40 to 45 miles an hour here. in savannah, georgia, i'm jay gray, now back to you. >> michelle: all right. let's take a check of our
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clouds behind you are absolutely gorgeous. does this mean we might get more precipitation? >> kelly: we actually are seeing rain showers in arizona. not outside of the state line here. as we are seeing these showers here popping up in parts of mojave county and working north and east. some of those showers are rite along interstate 40. so if maybe you're thinking about going camping this weekend in the grand canyon you might want to hold off on the drive. you don't want to have to drive through these storms as they're interstate. they are dumping pretty heavy rain. everything here at home is looking a little quieter. here is the time-lapse look this morning from lake mead marina. beautiful sunshine this morning. the winds have picked up. we are starting to see the clouds increase especially as you look east. temperatures warming up as well. bartlett elementary school 98 degrees. winds southeast two miles per hour. but we've had gusts up to 18 miles an hour at that reporting station. southern highlands prep school is 95.
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an hour. it will be breezy. gusts up to 25 miles an hour for the most part. we are going to hit the low triple digits today but cooler temperatures on the way. we're going to talk about who you are expecting for the labor day weekend. that's coming up. >> michelle: san francisco 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick kept his promise choosing not to stand for the national anthem. but he did it a little bit differently this time. he took a knee instead of sitsing during last night's military night in san diego against kaepernick a unr grad said he will continue to sit during the national anthem until he is satisfied with changes made toward ending racial oppression in the united states. if you listen closely, you can hear people booing him. br th brings us to our question of the day. we want to know what you think? do you think kaepernick is disrespecting the country by sitting during the national anthem? let us know. head over to and click on question of the day.
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parent. kids getting off the bus -- it's really hard to watch this video. i have to tell you as you are watching, they're all okay. but they were hit by these cars while getting off the bus and this is a good reminder for why our officers are being so strict out there on the road right now. >> kyndell: especially right here in clark county. plus, going too far. an assault by a police officer all caught on camera. why the officer was not charged in this case. >> michelle: then easen hood's latest production of the wiz. a few cast members young and talented. i've already heard them they are going to be here and give us a special performance. before their show at the smith center this weekend. that's a treat coming up at 12:30. "news 3 live at noon" will be
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. four years a ago i was diagnosd with breast cancer but early treatment saved my life. so i'm really outraged that joe heck
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depend on for cancer screenings. congressman heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood.
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>> michelle: brock turner walked out of the santa clara jail in california this morning
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six month sentence for raping and unconscious woman. but the former stanford university swimmer left jail shortly after 6:00 this morning early because of good behavior. he was released under california's law that gives inmates credit for time served. the case drew national attention after judge aaron persky sentenced him to only six months for three counts of felony sexual assault. >> kyndell: caught on camera, two kids in texas are h car just as they're getting off the school bus. before we get to this video we want to let you know might be disturbing. it happened to a 12-year-old boy as he was crossing in a crosswalk. a truck turns the corner and appears to not even see the kid. the second time this happened was the next day over in austin, texas. this time the vehicle failed to stop when the bus had its stop sign signals out. in both cases, thankfully the kids hit are doing okay.
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crying. this driver was not some evil person. shes who doing what we all do. we all have days when we're in a hurry. >> kyndell: this video definitely hard to watch. one of the drivers told police at the scene she was confused by the law to stop when a school bus has those stop signs out. she says she will be more attentive from now on. >> michelle: the u.s. unemployment rate remains a low 4.9 percent in the month of august andlo 151,000 jobs last month. that's low compared to 257,000 added in july. wage growth slowed a bit after showing signs of momentum in previous months. so far. so far this year the u.s. economy has added more than a million jobs. parents of a utah teenager who has been missing now for 12 years have renewed hope for finding nim we're talking about this young man here.
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going missing in china. chinese officials say they believe he died while hike. but his parents never believed that. a japanese newspaper is claiming that he has been seen in north korea. they say he is married with two children and he's working as an english teacher there. resolutions are in the house and senate right now calling on the u.s. government to investigate whether sneddon really is in north korea and if so they want to try to has the world's tallest building, biggest shopping mall and now it says it has the world's largest theme park. they opened img world of adventure this week. it is a $1.5 million square foot indoor theme park. that's as big as 28 football fields. the centerpiece roller-coaster is so big it doesn't even fit inside of the building. officials are hoping the park
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visitors by 2020 and one day compete with orlando when we're talking about tourism. >> michelle: i just saw a roller-coaster where the seats were spinning around as you are going around on the track. all right! i like a little bit of adventure but i think when you take things up to that level, i'll take a pass. [ laughter ] >> michelle: i love role coasters. >> kelly: i can't even handle the one at new york, new york. i was screaming the whole way. m i would go. i've jumped out of planes. but i would not go in a hot-air balloon. >> kyndell: i've done that. >> michelle: let's talk about weather now. it's going to be -- i'm so excited for this weekend. because those temperatures are just glorious. >> kelly: they are. and the long weekend for lot of people. a lot of people looking forward to going camping and getting to enjoy the outdoors.
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than out east. they are still dealing with tropical storm holding it together. tropical storm hermine that is continuing to track its way north and east the center of rotation crossing from georgia into south carolina. charleston getting hit bad. they're anticipating quite a bit of flooding in parts of north and south carolina. that's something that we'll be keeping an eye on today and through the weekend. the damage from this system. the first hur years. here at home we have showers and storms starting to fire up parts of arizona and utah. let's zoom in closer. you can see most of these thunderstorm cells popping up around peach springs or heading northeast towards the grand canyon. down along interstate 40 we're seeing activity there. also if you are traveling the 15 north into utah we have showers and storms firing up. could see a little bit of
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mainly dry. dew points have been higher in henderson. so maybe an isolated thunderstorm there. but i think the northwest side of the valley most likely to stay dry. speaking of utah, let's look at the time-lapse from zion canyon theater this morning. if you are wondering what temperatures are like, it's low 80s today. they do have a chance for thunderstorms this afternoon and sunday and monday they're looking at highs in the 70s at going to have to still too warm, maybe you want to head out to zion and enjoy 70 degree temperatures. here is where the temperatures are at right now. summerlin 95. downtown 99. green valley looking at 99. it is going to be pretty warm today. we will see low triple digits around the las vegas valley and the winds are picking up as well. gusts today to about 25 miles per hour. high today? 101 in las vegas.
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isolated shower. that's going to be basically all we'll see. most is going to stay off to the east. tonight things will quiet down a bit. 77 for the overnight low. here that is 7-day forecast. tomorrow 98. still breezy in the afternoon. breezy sunday afternoon too but look at these temperatures. 91 on sunday. that is going to be about ten degrees cooler than today. and then the high on labor day? 90 degrees even. tons of sunshine. looking at overnightow i feel like i need to open up the windows get a little bit of fresh air especially in the morning when the temperatures are in the 70s. that's lower than i keep my air conditioning. >> michelle: it's perfect. i'm so excited. the words "guaranteed profit" pretty powerful if you are looking to invest your hard earned money. >> kyndell: but in today's rip-off alert marie mortera found there are no sure things in investing. >> marie: no guarantees and no matter how well you think you
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say do your own research. >> he says well it is a great opportunity for investment. the money's right. we've got five wells up and running producing. i can send you all the information. >> marie: this former kentucky oil man thought he had nothing to lose by reading the information. >> the guy was pretty persistent. he sent me a sheet telling me you can buy the ten percent, 15, 20 percent of these five wells that's producing. here is what you are going to get every mon guaranteed. >> marie: guaranteed is a powerful word and rayburn had heard of people make lot of money in the oil and gas fields. he decide invest. after the first 30 days he expected a residual check. >> first month went by i got nothing. >> marie: he called. no one was answering the phone. local inspectors traced the oil and gas fraud to john g. wesing. and his team of hired telemarketers.
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they somehow seem to be able to befriend people. talk their way into people's lives. they're good at getting things for nothing or for cheap. >> reporter: he was already on probation when he was arrested in in this case. >> he served more than 20 years in prison for running in essence the same type of scheme. he went to prison in '91. so within months he was back at it upon release from prison. i don't think he knows any better. >> marie: many victims were >> marie: when it comes to investing postal inspectors recommend you check the company online and with the better business bureau to see if there are any formal complaints. with this rip-off alert, i'm marie mortera. >> michelle: moving --. >> kyndell: moving forward almost everyone has a phone but a study says some are using them for interesting conversations. >> michelle: researchers say
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looking for -- to spice things up. we said it. we'll have more on that coming up. tovm. >> tom: it's time to take a moment for tom's trivia challenge where each friday you will have a chance to win a prize. this week you are playing to win four tickets to the utah shakespeare festival. las vegas began as a railroad town. the question is in what year did regularly scheduled passenger train service here end? to win, go to the news 3 website and click on the station then contests or go to our twitter page to your your selection. to find out if you are the winner go to twitter where the answer will be posted at end of the show. one person will be randomly
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there's a race going on right now. the world's clean energy super power's either going to be germany, china, or us. and i'm going to make sure it's us. from 500 million solar panels installed by the end of my first term, to precision manufacturing. we'll beat the competition and create new high wage jobs. we can do this, millions of jobs right here in america. that's my plan. >> michelle: okay. sometimes you just have to make the best of the bad situation. although we highly recommend you do not do this. this guy having some fun after
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he is enjoying -- is that behind a car? that looks like it's someone on the roadway. listen we're showing you this video because it's trending but i do not want any of you to get ideas because we do have flooding in our streets. very dangerous especially because he's not wearing a helmet. i sound like my mother. but it's so true. [ laughter ] i guess he just figured well what are you going to do. >> kyndell: safety first. so we get to file this next story under the interesting researchers have learned that sending racy text messages otherwise known as sexting can be a healthy sign of relationship. >> michelle: yes. apparently according to researchers while you probably think of sexting as the process in developing a relationship researchers found couples in committed relationships are more likely to do than single people. the study says people who sext tend to be more comfortable with the idea of close intimacy but
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partner thinks. no surprise here. men are more likely to send women a text propositioning -- while i'm on the mother thing. just remember whatever you put out there. >> kyndell: lives forever. forever. >> michelle: just keep that in mind. >> kyndell: probably not the best idea. >> michelle: if you just want to set the right example for young kids. we just had to put that out there. we are just the messengers. >> kyndell: coming up next on "news 3 live at 12:30," not >> michelle: we've seen some weird things on planes thanks to jeanne moos stories but could this be the weirdest? a little bit of yoga on the plane. why not? do a hand stand. she tried to do it. yikes. see. more on that. and a mother's message on facebook going viral. her powerful story about what
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for seniors like barbara, social security makes a difference every mononth. 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. and the wall street types supporting joe heck make billions. whose side are you on? senate majority pac is responsible
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we sent him here to fix it. but congressman joe heck became part of the problem. in congressman heck's campaigns, and heck supports their agenda -- privatizing social security, handing wall street billions in fees, but risking our retirement in the stock market, cutting benefits, putting wall street ahead of us. congressman heck -- what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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e. that's why i've been endorsed by law enforcement across nevada. i'm proud of my record cracking down on meth, protecting seniors from scams, and holding banks accountable for defrauding homeowners. i'm catherine cortez masto. i approve this message because i've spent my career solving problems. isn't that what we need more of in washington? don't call her. don't call her. >> michelle: right now on "news 3 live at 12:30," more 911 calls from the pulse night club shooting in orlando have been released. we're going to hear some of those as family and friends try to reach people inside of that
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building. >> kyndell: plus nasty note. a mother gets a message from a stranger about her autistic son. what was said that left her near tears. >> michelle: broadway in the hood presents the wiz. we have a few cast members joining us this afternoon with a little sneak peek of the upcoming show happening this weekend at the smith center. they are phenomenal! we're going to have them coming up >> announcer: news 3 starts right now. >> michelle: welcome in everybody. kyndell nunley filling in for this story hard -- this information really hard to hear. we heard a lot of the 911 calls right after the pulse night club shooting and now they have released more as family and friends try to reach people inside. >> kyndell: and that attack left 49 people dead as well as the gunman. >> i told him just to be quiet and hide in the corner. >> reporter: heart breaking 911


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