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we have more from the neighborhood. >> reporter: we've just received new information from henderson police 40 minutes ago. henderson police told us that a 38-year-old man shot his wife then took his own life. the wounds were so severe that a coroner has had a tough time identifying the couple. police do say that the couple was in the midst of a divorce people living at this henderson community near anthem highland and democracy drive are still in shock over the murder suicide that happened last night. >> you know, this is a pretty quiet neighborhood. we just would wave and say hi. >> reporter: this man who didn't want to be identified said he heard gunshots ring out yesterday morning. >> henderson police say after 6:00 last night they received a call from a family member to check the house. when police entered they found a man and woman dead. >> the enemy was inside.
in or someone assaulted them. >> reporter: police do say they responded to a recent call at the home about a month ago. no one knew much information about the couple found inside. the couple will have children. >> where will they be headed? no one knows. they end up at a home. >> reporter: the coroner still has not couple. henderson police do say the couple left a 14-year-old and nine-year-old lawyer. >> devastating details, thank you for that. we want to update you on another story we've been following closely thanks to one of you a news 3 viewer, a 17-year-old girl missing for nearly a week has been found. she is back home with her family tonight.
contacted her to tell her to call home. just yesterday we brought you the story of the frantic search to find her and when she was last seen her family says caitlyn told them she was leaving the house to find her sister. news 3 caught up with caitlyn and her mom. >> i didn't realize my mom was so worried to the police -- they told me that i was reported missing and my family was really worried with her mother and her family now. caitlyn was hanging out with friends at the strip. >> anchor: the las vegas community remembers the spirit and sacrifice of world war ii veteran guy benza laid to rest today at the age of 91. he was just 19 years old when he took part in the invasion of normandy, france. a pivotal battle that helped bring an end to the war in
him and other survivors from his unit the legion of honor. he kept active right until his last days teaching school children about his story and being healthy. >> five years ago a gunman walked into an ihop restaurant in carson city killing three people, four of them members of the neff neff national guard. more than 200 guard members took part in a memorial run to remember those killed. the governor also participated. the las stamen brigade held a similar memorial run in kuwait. dualing jabs at the certainty of december 2016 tonight. >> after all his talk thes only thing that is clear is he has no clue about what he is talking about. >> she is a disaster in so many different ways, folks. disaster. >> anchor: presidential candidate hillary clinton and donald trump taking their
isis to the voters. >> anchor: big comeback for trump leading clinton in a new poll. the sentence has him ahead by 2 points when the two independent candidates are included. but clinton still has a big lead over trump in the prediction of electoral votes. remember that is how we pick a president. that tally is 244 for clinton, 126 for trump of the ones they think they can figure out. that "washington post" survey shows 168 tossups right now. >> anchor: clinton feeling the heat from utah republican congressman jason shave etc. he says he will hold fresh hearings on clinton's use of e-mail before the november election he is also calling on the u.s. attorney in washington to look into possibility clinton and her aides destroyed evidence and obstructed justice in the e-mail controversy. the nation's lawmakers are back on the job from their
> fund the fight against zika. republican supporters failed to get 60 votes needed to move it forward. democrats voted in unison against it because of divisive language tacked on that targets planned parenthood. republicans seem more interested in attacking planned parenthood than protecting women and babies from the virus. >> anchor: in just one month u.s. lawmakers will take another break. they won't return to washington until after the november eio reasons think may not get much done until then. this congress is getting low marks from the americans who call this the do-nothing congress. >> anchor: looking into what congress needs to do. >> reporter: you mentioned funding for the zika virus is not the only big issue. they have to pass a bill to keep the government running. the money runs out october 1st. lawmakers have been out of washington since mid july all
shocked some visitors including chrystal from france. >> we have a little vacation for school but not for congressmen. >> seven weeks is more leave than i get. >> if they could get more done it wouldn't seem so long. >> reporter: just 18% of americans approve the job congress is doing a rating that remained under 20% for years. dr. laura bless something with georgetown affairs. >> i'm not su descriptive term for members of congress. fun raiders, communicator's, yes. >> reporter: congress should be focused on two things. >> we have to fund the government because we run out of money on october 1, and secondly we have to address the zika eyesis. >> reporter: will they deliver? >> if you've four weeks and you have two priorities, even congress should be able to handle that. >> reporter: all right so.
feel the impact. when this happened three years ago the gates at rid rock were locked. that closure had a ripple affect on local businesses who depend on visitors to pay their hills. we hope they can get us over the next bump. >> a live look at u.s. 9 northbound. you can't get off the freeway from there. >> anchor: it's shut down. it will be for a while. phase of the massive project neon improvement. tom hawley is here to help you get around it live from up in sky 7. >> reporter: we have two ramp issues within about a mile of one another. so let's start with this one. this is the martin luther king junior on-ramp, you see the orange barrels that is a no go and it'll remain that way mid-november.
get on the 95 north from there and that remains the case for little while. again through mid november. you have a chance in the other part of the equation down here at the rancho exit from 95 south that. had been cloyed since early august. now you can see one lane is open heading to the south. you've also got a couple of lanes to the north, however we'll get close a closure in the overnight. 9:00 pm until 6:00 overnight closure but in the day time you do have a lane available. two separate parts to the project causing problems for motorists. the entire first phase of the project neon a couple of years away from completion but we're feeling impacts at both the rancho and martin luther king boulevard. >> we'll stay focused on how nice it will be when it's done. >> growing pains. tell ourselves that. >> thanks, workers at boulder
>> more than 2/3 of eligible workers getted to get into the union. the union and casino owners and management have been at odds for years over the union issue. the company will begin collective bargaining with the union even though it's disappointed in the vote to unionize. >> the nevada arm of one of the most powerful union organizers in american. afl-cio chief dan every crime but he is convictioned question one will be an effective way to reduce gun violence in the state. if voters pass it in november, it would require criminal background checks for all gun sales even a gun shows and sales between private parties unless it's between relatives. >> a stunning new revelation about comedienne bill cosby fighting sexual assault charges. next at 5:00 what a judge says he needs when he goes to trial. >> also coming up southern
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>> anchor: welcome back, it was legalized to ease pain and suffering for specific patients. >> pu now from is a push to protect children from accidentally overdosing on medical marijuana. dennis is live with the relief dispensary and lawmakers are worried about edibles that look a lot like candy. >> reporte medical marijuana can take many forms, some of the shapes can be appealing to small children. two nevada lawmakers meeting here inside the las vegas dispensary are drafting a bill to prevent dangerous nation. >> it is being called common sense legislation, a bill draft request co-authored by state senators tick sed ray broom and furly to ban specific shapes of
characters, fruit or animal shapes that a small child might mistake as candy. >> to make sure we're at the forefront of this problem and not trailing behind it and we don't ever develop a track record of children who become sick. >> reporter: tuesday afternoon the nevada dispensary association came out in favor of the proposed legislation. responsible packaging and label another piece of the safety puzzle and third making sure marketing is nev >> let's take the shapes off the table. >> reporter: rihanna is executive director of n.d. >> when we started this conversation there were gummy bears in production and some of the larger producers said we're completely onboard and in supportive with this. some changed their molds and stopped producing them. >> reporter: even before laws are changed you can see the industry is taking a stand with this. falling in line is exactly
be addressed at the upcoming legislative session. back to you in the studio. >> anchor: thank you for that. i want to turn our attention to the weather. and we're in the zone. >> anchor: yes. quiet out. there kevin, and you said not even a cloud, not one, not one. >> not one hundreds of miles. humidity is low. it's a desert out there. go figure. it's a beautiful day across southern nevada. we're talking all of southern nevada so the beaut i love this time lapse from the camera. you can if you look closely see the red rock loop. plenty of people out there enjoying a four-day weekend take advantage of the nice weather. in town cloud-free, this view clear across the vale. a little more traffic on the 215, the north part of the beltway but plenty of warm numbers. look at this relative
time of year. once we get past that flush of tropical moisture and monsoonal moisture it dries back out similar to numbers of june. 89 in the far northwest. 92 degrees and 9 percent. so pretty much upper 80s to mid 90s depending on your neck of the contact thank you, high temperatures maxed out at 98. a good portion of the valley did hit 97. outside the , three areas with triple digits, death valley, top -- we got up to 96 in the last few minutes. a couple of degrees below normal and second straight morning we bottomed in the 60s might be the last one for a good week. we will start tomorrow in the 70s. mid to up ir90s for the high temperature and like the last couple of days since sunday and labor day weekend
hermine, she is a factor hanging. i mean literally hanging. no movement out there. it is wind we a few showers out in boston all across through connecticut, long island and eastern parts of new york then as we fly home we're clear. the closest clouds central arizona. that's where it's going to hold. we're watching north korea newton. -- newton. miles an hour. sustained winds are at 75 but very heavy rain. some parts of mainland mexico so experience up to 12 inches of rain. the storm itself is going to work right into the southwest and hang a right so it is southeastern arizona and a good portion of new mexico then off to the plain states that will get most of the rain. there are flash flood
mexico but nothing on us. there could be humidity increasing down around kingman, arizona but that is about as crows as it's going to get. 69 mess quite. boulder city bot tomorrowing out at 70. lake up to 101. 73 on the mound. indian springs is 94. death valley back to their obligatory 110, mr. all aces up there. for the las vegas valley temperature. then tomorrow we expect walled to wall sunshine again. although we're cranking up the degrees, 99 of them officially, some east size valley neighborhoods will probably cross the 100 threshold. here comes the seven-day forecast. oh, yes triple digits are back. we'll start the party on thursday. keep it going through the weekend. there is a disturb appears coming through late sunday that could kick up the winds.
mid 90s and that big bite you see on saturday, that is for the bite of las vegas, big found musical festival. that starts around 10:00 morning and it goes to wednesday. >> the -- >> the party once it starts, you just keep on eating and rocking. >> yeah. >>tha they should have good weather. >> 102 is not bad but i try to guess when we're done with the triple digits. you don't know until we're into the first week of october. i think october 4th is the latest it has ever been but usually about the third week of september we can look in the rear view mirror and say sayonara. >> too early to call it. >> two more weeks pretty good indication that party is over. >> thank you. >> anchor: what a way to start the clark county commissioner meeting.
southern nevadan conner field was relishing his latest honor given to him by the board. he has keat to the las vegas strip. conner of course won a gold medal in b.m.x.racing in rio overcoming a broken wrist to bring home the gold. >> another phenomenon of the olympic games simone biles is releasing a memoir in november called "courage to soar." release her book. it's called an inspiration for others. biles won four gold medals and one bronze at the rio games. >> i love to see our olympic stars continue to inspire people well after the games. get ready, time to get the flu shot. next at 5:00 why you need the shot for ultimate protection. >> anchor: the makers of those expensive live saving
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new at 6:00 why his case is just now moving forward to trial. now at 5:00 a trial date set for bill cosby accused of drugging and molesting a woman at his home. >> he will head to court next june but prosecutors say he will face more than a dozen women who claimed he drugged them and then raped them. that cop frontation expected at the trial. the judge in the case revealing the 79-year-old cosby is blind special accumulations. his lawyers are also expected to ask for his trial to be moved out of philadelphia county because his case is so well known there. >> the makers of the live saving epipen is facing new scrutiny. they're calling on the f.t.c.to see whether the company environmented anti-trust laws because of a program that provides the drug to schools. school officials were forced
mylan is facing a storm of criticism for hiking the price of two epipens up to $600. mylan is offering a generic form of the drug for half the price. >> anchor: pediatricians siding with federal health officials about using the flu mist to vaccinate kids against the illness. they say it doesn't protect kids from the flu. only way to get that protection is through the in fact some companies that usually distribute the flu mist aren't giving them out. studies have shown the nasal mist only reduces the risk of getting the flu by 3%. >> kids are giving out a collective oh, no. finally at 5:00 we have a rare ballistic glimpse of the bf nature courtesy of the white
>> this whale was spotted off the coast of western australia. his color is not usually seen in the gentle giants of the sea. >> anchor: scientists hope to learn more about how whales communicate with us, try to anyway. they also want to find out more about how they behave when they have a baby in tow like this. >> valuable learning lesson will come from the whales themself. they're tagged to record all their glorious movements in
breaking news tonight, one of america's most infamous cold case misteies solved. a little boy vanished without a trace. a disappearance that gripped the nation. a shocking confession finally answers for getting close, donald trump saying hillary clinton doesn't have a close presidential look. and a sexual harassment case that triggered the downfall of roger ailes. >> parents, listen up, this affects the way millions of kids get vaccinated. national outrage, a treasure that stood for a million years, destroyed in seconds.