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tree falls on a home. all caught on camera. why this isn't the only damage in the community today. well, they are calling it just plain cruel. las vegas police investigating arson at a local church. thank you for joining us. i'm reed cowan. >> i'm marie mortera. the arsonist used a molotov cocktail. this is our top story. antonio castelan s t congregation recovering from the setback. >> reporter: church members can't believe someone tried to set their church on fire. crews are fixing the destruction left behind. everyone out there said it's very important that the arsonist who did this get caught soon. >> i wanted to cry. it's like how could they do? >> reporter: carol frost depends on the holy trinity african methodist episcopal church to
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out food for the homeless. she couldn't believe someone tried to catch this church on fire. >> they do help a lot of people. they help me with clothes and food. >> reporter: north las vegas firefighters responded to a call of a fire at the church after midnight. the church is located on fifth and lake mead. they say the arsonist threw a molotov cocktail. firefighters were able to cast this parishioner walked up to find this damage. >> it's very sad. it's terrible. it's terrible. >> reporter: north las vegas police have not said if this is a hate crime. >> anything of this nature, i would say, is hateful. i would say. when one burns someone's home, it's hateful. >> reporter: reverend sinthyia
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it. we hope and pray they get the help they need. >> reporter: there are no cameras. so police don't have a description of the arsonist. if anyone has any information on this arsonist, call crimestoppers at 702-385-5555. reporting from lake mead and fifth, antonio castelan, news 3. >> thank you. an update now to breaking news we brought you at 5:00. north las vegas police say this man alonso perez escaped public defender when he was brought in for detectives say he was hand handcuffed and when the detective stepped out, he got out of the cuffs and got out. he got away in a white f truck. nevada plate is 26 c 819. two shootings in a state leave one officer dead. in parker colorado, deputies
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school. the man opened fire hitting an officer. the man then led police on a high-speed chase in an rv. there was a crash. the suspect was shot and killed in a shootout. police say officer clint and an officer in training chased a suspect on foot in almagordo. during the chase, the suspect and officers the suspect, 38-year-old joseph moreno was pronounced dead on the scene. the officer was taken to the hospital where he later passed away. people left this memorial outside of the police department where the flag was lowered to half staff to honor the fallen officer. investigators say threats have been made to police in response to the fatal shooting. >> our officers will remain professional and diligent.
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this duty. >> investigators say moreno had a lengthy criminal record including three warrants for his arrest. officials say the officer who passed a way survived by his girlfriend and daughter. the blast plaguing homeowners in southern highlands holiday weekend. susan brager will meet with the construction company and other officials to discuss the blasts at a construction site south of cactus and jones. homeowners are considering a class-action lawsuit saying the blasts are destroying their homes and even causing emotional stress. winds are picking up across the valley. it looks like we're in for a little bit of a cooldown. >> here's chloe beardsley to break down the forecast. >> that's right.
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high temperatures in the triple digits. that trend is going to stop tomorrow. outside it's looking pretty nice. i just posted this on facebook calling it cotton candy clouds. i think it looks great. winds are picking up. temperatures now into the 90s for most valley neighborhoods. here is a look at the wind speeds. a little bit breezier on the edges of town. gusts up to 20, 30 miles an hour in many neighborhoods so far today and it will be windier by tomorrow afternoon. a look at what hapd to the east across northwest arizona. a little bit closer to home, it's been fairly dry in southern nevada. we'll continue that trend. looking ahead to the next few days, low pressure moving into the coast. it will bring us cooler weather and dig up the wind speeds. a quick look at your labor day forecast, it will be cooler than what we're used to. starting off in the 70s on labor day, marking out in the low 90s. we will let you know how long
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a federal court judge he keeps the green party's presidential candidate off of november's nevada ballot. news 3 was in federal court on monday when the green party argued the secretary of state should accept additional signatures to get dr. stein on the ballot. they collected 8500 signatures but a% were -- but 45% were the founder of latinos for trump is under fire tonight for how he's defending trump's immigration policies. >> my culture is a very dominant culture. it's causing problems. if you don't do something about it, you are gonna have taco trucks every corner. >> and the feedback has been swift. tonight, news 3's sergio avila spoke to a local entrepreneur who says the latino community is
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>> reporter: paola perez-aguiar and her husband noel just started a catering business called the flavor of life. they gave us a demonstration of their cooking while talking politics. our topic, immigration. mainly the comments made by marco gutierrez. >> my culture is a very dominate culture. it's causing problems. if you don't do something, you will have taco trucks every corner. >> reporter: some may kind it offensive. >> we are not just tacos. >> reporter: the comments come on the heels of donald trump's meeting with mexico's president. trump says his policy will focus on americans. >> we will treat everyone with dignity, respect and compassion. but our greatest compassion will be for the american citizens. >> every day you wake up thinking what are they gonna say next? >> reporter: jocelyn sida, president of mi familia vote,
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gutierrez were purposely inflammatory. >> they are not speaking out of knowledge. they are not speaking out of facts. they are not speaking coherently about any type of policy or realistic had policy. >> we need a solution. >> reporter: back in the kitchen, noel and his wife are looking forward to the future success of their growing business in the united states. >> right now, we're a small business but we are thinking big. we know in the future we're going this country. >> reporter: samsung, news 3. a police officer goes above and beyond to help a woman in a car crash. what motivated him to get the single mom back on the road after her car was totaled. if you are planning to spend the holiday weekend on the lake, you are not alone. the new rules you should know
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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. and the wall street types supporting joe heck make billions.
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esponsible for the content of this ad. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. 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.
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danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme. tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us. look at this large tree that came tumbling down on a home.
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this was in savannah, georgia. the house right behind the station of our nbc affiliate there. no word on if nep was -- anyone was inside the home. winds from tropical storm hermine brought down trees throughout savannah. crews are still working to clean up the fallen debris and trees on the road. a police officer in illinois turned one woman's bad day into a message of totaled in a accident, not far from the police station. she wasn't sure what she would do to get around until a generous officer stepped in with the help of a local car dealership, officer patrick moody bought that woman a new car. >> very respectful. i told her a little while ago, i said that goes so far with me for many years and i appreciated that, even as upset as she was.
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it's a blessing. i didn't feel too lucky yesterday. i feel really lucky today. >> i want to know her. [laughter] >> you see people on tv. >> i want to hug her. >> well, the woman said she referred to her old car as tony. she's thinking about naming her new car after officer moody. probably use his first name. you don't want a car named moody. >> probably not. >> he's one of the he's on a mission. he's a mainstay on the las vegas tripp. >> we're talking -- about criss angel. >> my mission in life and the reason i believe god put me in this situation is to be your voice, to share your stories and the sentiments of going through
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hear, what their child has to go through. >> criss angel's son was diagnosed with leukemia. now he's doing everything he can to help not only his son but all kids. you see dana and kim wagner giving them a hug. we're also very invested on make a wish. on monday, he will host a star-studded performance at the this is to raise dollar 1 million in the fight against pediatric cancer. we're talking about the candlelighters organization. all of these great organizations coming together in the valley. it's a time to focus on the kids who struggle with cancer. more information monday morning on news 3 today. and we have a link on how to help out at and click on "find it" under the station tab. the holiday crowds are flooding in for the labor day weekend. they are out at lake mead.
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>> reporter: if you are looking for peace and quiet this holiday weekend, lake mead is not far you. an estimated 100,000 people are expected out on the water right over here at the entry station. do not let this lull fool you. it's been busy all day. rangers are asking everyone to play safe. it's the traffic jam boaters have learned to expect. >> we're one of the first ones on the water. launch ramp at the harbor. >> i expect a lot more tomorrow. >> reporter: this is where we met anthony and susan edwards from los angeles. >> basically, this is our first time launching this by ourselves. >> reporter: a lesson in team work. >> anthony. >> anthony, a little to the left. >> reporter: as the labor day weekend begins. >> she wanted to come. i'm just the driver. i don't know exactly why. but i could have stayed in california this weekend, this holiday, and never had to do with.
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>> reporter: but rangers warn they will be watching, checking for impaired boaters, reminding all visitors life jacket save lives. >> people don't leave an operator on the boat. everybody gets in the water and swims, the boat drifts away in the winds and people exhaust themselves trying to catch up to the boat. >> reporter: james janson says while the water level is slowly rising after falling to an all-time low this summer, there are still lake. he also says all glass and styrofoam containers are banned at the park. a quick inspection of this boat turns up a problem. >> do have a current one? this is expired. >> reporter: an out of date registration meaning this boat cannot launch. anthony and susan are almost there. a lot of work for a few hours of play. the unintended definition of labor day. >> are you giving her a hard
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>> reporter: one minor concern at the lake has been the wind. a little choppy on the water for boaters, swimmers and hair. something to keep in mind if you are heading out. >> denise looks good in a hat. so does chloe. >> that's right. today is kind of a baseball cap day. so much sunshine. >> yes. you will want to put your hair in a ponytail. wind also kick up. le l you can see the winds picking up across the area. the trees is shaking, doing a little bit of a dance from las vegas day school. we'll talk about the wind gusts in a few minutes. some of the strongest winds were 36-mile-an-hour near west career near charleston and the 215. 32-mile-an-hour winds in henderson as well as near indian springs where temperatures are in the low 90s right now. here is where the rest of us
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side of town. upper 90s on the east side. breezes will continue over the next few hours. over 20, 30 miles an hour, it will be windy again by tomorrow afternoon. even outside of the valley as denise was talking about, gusty winds at lake mead. you can see 32-mile-an-hour winds reported there. temperatures are pretty toasty even right now. 9 degrees for your current temperature. we're in the mid-60s. low 90s for pahrump at the moment. as the movement of tropical storm hermine. you can see it, sustained winds still right around 50 miles an hour moving in the northeast direction at about 20 miles an hour. you can see it ripping through the carolinas as we speak. so certainly bringing additional heavy rainfall all across the area here. a little bit closer to home, we'll talk about our weather. we saw again the thunderstorms popping up to the east of us across northern arizona. for southern nevada, though, it's remained fairly calm today.
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develop is the clouds across our state. as we look ahead to the next few days, cooling is expected as low pressure enters the coast from the pacific. that's gonna bring our temperatures down and the wind speeds up through the weekend. overnight tonight we're looking at temperatures dropping down in the upper 70s. near normal for this time of year. winds will decrease slightly overnight into tomorrow morning before picking up again by tomorrow afternoon. highs won't be as warm as they were today and we'll continue that downward spiral when it comes to those temperas. tomorrow in las vegas. making it to the mid-90s by noon. wall-to-wall sunshine is expected. maybe a few clouds developing but other than that, we'll see very sunny skies. winds 15, 25 miles an hour throughout the afternoon and here is a look at the sustained conditions. you can see winds picking up significantly by tomorrow night. wind gusts reaching up to
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been issued. it will be busy. would bottoming out in the lower 90s into your labor day holiday. after that, drier and calmer temperatures. temperature in the low 90s for the weekend. >> what! >> i love that. that's great. >> i saw something on twitter. it was friday. let me hug you. that's a week worth hugging. >> thank you. tonight after news 3 live at football." randy, amber and the rest of our team will be all over southern nevada to can catch the brings and to bring them to you. join us. if you are going, send us pictures on burst. when it comes to killing germs, less may be more. >> that's what the fda said after banning anti-bacterial
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cream tries to blend in. cream tries to blend in. but the flavors we sent him here to fix it. but congressman joe heck became part of the problem. wall street invested over a half-million dollars in congressman heck's campaigns, ecurity, 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.
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if you are a frequent shipper, heads up. u.p.s. will be increasing rates. >> good news. the hike won't happen until after the holidays. they are not waiting long. right after the holidays, they
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average of 5%. the price takes effect december 26th. u.p.s. says this will support expansion as they try to maintain the high service levels expected by their customers. a recall alert to tell you about on samsung's newest smartphone. two weeks after it went on sale, they stopped sales and recalled the flagship phone, the galaxy note 7 due to the potential of the battery exploding. the company says 35 users have had theev explode. we can tell you luckily nobody got hurt. samsung says customers who have already purchased the phone will be able to swap it for a new one in the coming weeks. for more information on this and other open recalls go to and click find it. when it comes to washing your hands to kill germs, plain old soap and water is enough to do the job. that's what the fda said as it banned more than a dozen ingredients including in
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>> reporter: anti-bacterial soap is part of the hand-washing ritual for millions. but the fda banned 19 chemicals frequently used in many of those soaps forcing them off the market within a year. >> it's not a ban because they said that this was bad. it's just a -- it's more of like a ban because it's no good. >> reporter: infectious disease specialist dr. frank says basic soap and warm water is enough. extremely well. it's difficult to say why do you need anything else? >> reporter: the fda says soap companies produce no evidence that banned chemicals were effective. some research suggests overtime, they could spur drug-resistant bacteria or interfere with normal hormones.
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cleaning institute differs with the fda saying its data supports the effectiveness of the banned ingredients. 0 some companies have a clear to comply with the ban. marc barger, nbc news. >> today's ruling doesn't affect hand san -- sanitizers or the wipes used in healthcare get back to las vegas. >> come on. come on. i still love you. this newest flavor this is the camel and cream ice cream. it combines pistachio, almonds, milling -- milk chocolate. and then cream cheese. >> i would do it. >> the flavors are swirled
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pattern. >> blue bell wanted to have a little fun and add onto the camouflage trend. it's not here in las vegas. in fact, we understand the
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lights. camera. access. took his gun out, put it in my face. >> she said a gun was ted atpoin her head. i'm liz hernandez.s brown's attn chriey tears into her story. >> there was no gun or guns found in that house. >> gold medalist gabby douglas talks for the first time since
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>> all of a sudden it was, bam. i'm like, oh my gosh. >> rhinestone ryan lochte. does the controversial olympic haswimmer ve the moves it will take to bring home that mirror ball trophy? >> i hope i don't let her down. i'm ready for ople to stoppe taking ownership of my body. >>rs shame begone. ashley graham on the photo which caused so muc herh grief. i'm scott evans. plus in time for the holiday weekend, fun in the sun with emily rad yeah kski.ow >> lights. camera. access. chris brown on the offense. welcome to "access hollywood." chris has a high-powered attorney who came out firing today. >> the best of my knowledge in the entire time i was there, there was no gun or guns found in that house whatsoever. there were no drugs that i'm aware of that were found in that house whatsoever. >> brown's attorney mark geragos claims there was no gun, no drugs, and no standoff.


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