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a lot of people want to know the answer to. that suspect has been rae recaptured back in the hands of north las vegas police department. kyndell nunley live from the headquarters with what we can expect to learn today. i know they're going to hold a press conference and we may get those first details. >> kyndell: that is correct. at 3:00 this afternoon the first chief with the north las vegas police department is expected to answer our questions and let us know exactly what happened here a few days ago when a suspect accused of murder was able to room. i can tell you the latest information that we do have is new information after nearly five days on the run. 25-year-old alonzo perez was found at an akwantsance's -- acquaintance's apartment near charleston and pecos. he was taken into custody last night by an fbi task force without a struggle. perez is accused of murdering 31-year-old mohammad robinson on august 27th. this after investigators say robinson didn't hold open a door
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but broke out of handcuffs when he was alone in an interrogation room. the family of the victim says they're relieved but still half many questions. here is his sister mag joy just moments after she got the news. >> torture. just pain. just hurts so bad knowing that the person that murdered my brother might get away with it. having that feeling is something that i hope no one has to experience. i know it caught is -- i haven't smieltd since i heard my brother passed. this is like the first good smile that's come out of michele. >> kyndell: and we have a full list of unanswered questions. but mainly how this man was able to escape out of police custody when he is being questioned about this murder. i can tell you we're going be asking many others live here on news 3 starting at 3:00 p.m. this afternoon.
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las vegas, kyndell nunley, news 3. >> michelle: jury selection begins today in oregon for seven standoff suspects including two of cliven bundy's sons. both ryan and ammon bundy face federal conspiracy charges after prosecutors say they threatened employees at that wildlife refuge. the bundys claim they used their first amendment rights in peaceful protest and exercised their second amendment rights to have guns. prosecutors dropped charges wednesday for an eighth susct standoff was a journalist. police are still looking for suspects in a double homicide. it happened in the northwest part of the valley yesterday in the parking lot of the avery park apartments. that's on torrey pines and smoke ranch. officers say they found two men there with gunshot wounds. both later died at umc. officers are looking for multiple suspects in this case. if you know anything about what happened, they are urging you to come forward. call crime stoppers to remain
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broke out at an apartment complex in a south part of town. that fire left one injured and 16 people without a home. it broke out about ten tuesday night at the apartments near las vegas boulevard and serene. the owner of the apartment says a cooking accident may have caused the fire. today crews are warning those to in the area to stay away from the building after asbestos was found. crews are using proper procedures to blast a local construction site or blast highlands there. people have been complaining because they say it is so loud. the commissioner says she met with the home builders behind that project and she is convinced they are using safe procedures to detonate there. people who live there near that site south of cactus are upset telling us they started noticing cracks in their home not long after the blasting began. brager says she will continue to listen to concerns from
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near the las vegas strip will open just in time for new year's eve we've learned. builders tell us the resort will open saturday december 3rd. they're planning a traditional celebration. they're going to have fireworks a lion and dragon dance and the world's largest tea service. the lucky dragon will start taking reservations october 1st on its website. >> krystal: if you have ever seen the lion or dragon dances in person it's so it's really cool to see. looking forward to that. there's new information that we learned today about the obama administration's deal with iran that freed four american prisoners in january. >> michelle: it is a deal that involved hundreds of millions of dollars. and critics insist this was the president paying ransom. nbc's ron allen has more from laos. >> reporter: the obama administration has said all that money -- $1.7 billion -- was owed to iran. settling a decades old dispute
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an agreement they say that coincided with the prisoner release and the implementation of the iran nuclear deal. the president insisted the deals were not connected and not ransom. >> we do not pay ransom for hostages. >> reporter: but critics of the deal say the administration as refused to reveal details about when and how the cash was sent. and say hundreds of million in cash could end up in the hands of terrorists and endanger americans. the white housens when asked whether an additional $1.3 billion had been sent to iran like the $400 million payment. >> haven't been as specific about the mechanism of the payment for the $1.3 billion other than to say that we had a similar arrangement with a central bank. >> reporter: the administration insist some of the details must be kept secret and it had to use cash because of the international sanctions against iran. still republicans on the hill
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billions from the regime to compensate victims of terror. back to you. >> krystal: time to talk weather. let's kick it over to kelly curran. i'm seeing double-digits. >> kelly: yubl digits in the forecast. this is this morning's sunrise. this is red rock resort. you see those clouds in the distance there? that's the cloud shield for former hurricane newton. we set this in motion. no impact for us regarding that those clouds you see in the distance. the closest the showers will get? well there's a slight chance around kingman. here at home it's going to be quiet. george harris elementary school coming in at 94 degrees. winds northeast five miles per hour. wright elementary coming in at 90. as far as the rest of the afternoon? looking dry. not expecting any increase in winds. 93 at 3:00, that's our high today.
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look at who is getting hit by rain showers. we'll look at the radar. >> michelle: let's talk hurricane newton. it could be bringing heavy rain into parts of arizona this week and they're bracing for it. >> krystal: coming up how residents are prepare for the worst. >> michelle: hillary clinton gets a big endorsement today. the business mogul who is throwing their weight behind clinton. . kick up your heels. third annual round-up fundraiser. how you can take part in this western chirpty event. that coming up. "news 3 live at noon" will be
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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
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we can do this, millions of jobs right here in america. that's my plan. >> michelle: we're talking about a police chase. this happens frequently in los angeles. but wow. it got ugly fast. this ended in a fiery crash. you see it start -- the driver
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signs. that's when it really goes up in flames. so this chase ended when the car drove straight into that light pole and then dragged it for several feet before stopping. the front portion of the car as you saw was starting to smoke. he jumps out of the car falling on to the pavement. the man taken into custody. police have not said what charges he could ultimately face. what a scene playing out in l.a. the fire department members who died from 9/11 related illnesses during a solemn ceremony inside fdny headquarters in brooklyn 17 new york firefighters died from illnesses related to september 11th attacks were honored by having their names added to a world trade center memorial wall. loved ones placing flowers on plaques with each of the victim's names. the fallen include nine firefighters, two battalion
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department mechanicist and one ems lieutenant. >> it is so hard to believe we are approaching the 15th year anniversary. two people in custody after a car parked near a notre dame cathedral in paris was found with seven gas canisters and no license plates. the french interior minister says it's still not clear why the car was abandoned. an employee of a near by bar nobody was inside. the officials said the car's owner and another person were taken into custody. >> krystal: an american tourist in thailand recovering after breaking her spine trying to run from a man who she says was molesting her. the 23-year-old tumbled down a 150 foot cliff after biting the man's ear when he tried to remove her clothes. the woman was found by rescuers the next morning. the alleged attacker has been arrested but he claims
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prison. the woman expected to return to the u.s. in a few days. >> michelle: we are 62 days away from election day. tonight donald trump and hillary clinton will be discussing their stances on national security. hillary clinton and trump both will be taking answers from current and former members of the u.s. military during the commander-in-chief forum in new york. both candidates will be emphasizing the importance of national security. early voting ballots by active duty military began in military states this month. so this is important. you can catch the forum right here on news 3 and msnbc starting at 8:00 p.m. tonight. >> krystal: hillary clinton gaining a big supporter. the ceo of starbucks endorsed her for president. that's howard schultz. one of the country's most politically outspoken chief executives. but until now he had nod taken any side in the political race.
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should say. in an interview the democrat finally endorsed hillary clinton. who left the door open for a run for the white house himself when asked if he wo run for president one day he said trump and clinton are in the running now but that he is still a young man and let's see what the future holds. that griz to us our question of the day. we are asking you which presidential candidate do you think would make a more effective commander-in-chief? hillary clinton of course on the democratic side. donald trump. and the w candidates as well from the green and libertarian parties. just head over to our website and weigh on the question of the day. >> michelle: our friends in arizona preparing for the arrival of the remnants of a hurricane. we're talking about hurricane newton. it's expected to threaten parts of the southwest. really focusing right now on tucson. they're loading up on sandbags in preparation. it made landfall in southern baja california yesterday as a category 1 hurricane doing not
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still damage. i have friends in cabo san lucas who was posting pictures kind of riding the storm. residents in tucson and arizona say they're not sure what newton is going to bring but just want to make sure they're ready for anything. take a look at this view from space. nasa released the satellite photos before it's first landfall in baja california. it's taking aim at mexico's baja peninsula and some of the man >> krystal: that is crazy. that view from outer space. you really see the eye or that swirl. the hurricane pattern. that is something. we're still in the midst of hurricane season. won't wrap up kelly as we bring new the conversation until about october right? >> kelly: a little later in the fall is when we see that wrap up. newton actually making the cross over from mexico into arizona. we've been seeing rainfall already this morning.
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let's take a look at the radar as we get you started on this noon hour. there you see the rain showers in arizona. they've been dealing with that throughout much of the morning. we're taking a longer view and seeing the center of rotation crossing over into arizona right now. again tucson is the target as far as who is going to see the most amount of rain. by most amount of rain we're looking at three inches. zooming in closer there's tucson. again, flash-flood watch. also southern new mexico under this as well. phoenix seeing a little bit of shower activity from this. now let's zoom in closer to home where we're seeing the closest showers. those are around flag staff, prescott, then also around kingman we could see some showers. notice this too. this is the cloud shield from the former hurricane. we're starting to see clouds making their way in to
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we could see a little bit sneaking its way into the las vegas area. but really that is the only impact we are going to see out of this storm. as we take a live look outside on the southeast career and technical academy camera looking west. clear blue skies for us. during this noon hour. temperatures, they're climbing. north las vegas at 92. spring valley also at 92. and henderson coming in at 93. highs today expected to top out in the upper 90s. a degree abe time of year. 98, that's the forecast high. mainly sunny skies. again winds staying pretty light today. overnight tonight mostly clear. 77 that's our low. our deven say forecast. dry conditions for the entire seven day period. good news for bite of las vegas which is saturday. temperatures will warm up. 101 is our expected high on saturday. another system coming in next week. right now looks to be dry. gusty winds will help knock
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>> michelle: ive got my eye on that 92. >> krystal: i like the way it looks. >> michelle: i'm waiting for you 92. >> krystal: come on fast. please. time for today's rip-off alert. so you know you see the girl scouts and boy scouts outside of the local stores sometimes selling things. >> michelle: i always have to buy from them. >> krystal: how can you not? even though i don't need it i still want to support the cause or eat the cookies. >> michelle: we need those cookies. >> krystal: deputies are investigating after a boy scout was ripped off outside of a wal mart. marie mortera tels >> marie: this really is a sad situation. a fake $100 bill. the victim was at a florida wal mart trying to sell snacks for his boy scout troops. a man came up wanting to buy one of the snacks and handed over what looked like real money. >> he seemed really slick. >> marie: that's how riley describes the man who ripped him off friday. it happened outside this wal mart where the 12 year was
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buy trail mix but only had a $100 bill on him. riley ended up selling him the trail mix and giving him $80 in change. >> money they earn for do their summer camps, buy the uniforms, their activities. and it irritates me a lot. >> marie: riley's dad says he went into the florida wal mart to report what happened and turns out the same man had tried to use that same fake wouldn't take it. >> there was a ring of a certain group of individuals trying to pass $100 bills, fage ones, around the area. >> marie: he says he feels bad for riley because now he is out about $100 and lost his innocence too. >> i asked him what did he learn about this experience? he said not to trust people. that's not right. we're supposed to trust other people. >> i am not necessarily
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children. >> marie: there are specific things to look for in a $100 bill to make sure you have the real deal. go to the rip-off alert section of with this rip-off alert i'm marie mortera. >> krystal: breaking news. the local pastor convicted of sexually assaulting children in his congregation just sentenced moments ago. this just coming in to the newsroom. we're bringing it to you. otis holland was sentenced to life in prison with eligibility of parole after following just what was emotional testimony from victims and. he said he wasn't allowed to prove evidence in this case. >> michelle: the prosecutor showed the jury that holland targeted multiple victims with a similar story. they painted holland as a pastor who would gain a victim's trust and then take advantage of the situation. he was supposed to be sentenced last month but that got pushed back after his attorney pulled himself off the case.
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happen. we have crews up there. they've just sent us the information within the last five minutes. we have learned that he will be getting life in prison with parole and 25 years. >> krystal: all right. let's transition to this now. a trump supporter's response to thieves stealing his sign is quite shocking. literally. >> michelle: shocking. what police are saying about this man's decision to electrify his sign. >> krystal: oh boy. twenty five thousand jobs. that's how many jobs nevada's created in clean energy. that's how many nevada jobs joe heck puts at risk... when he votes big oil's way. joe heck's taken hundreds of thousands in big oil money... and voted their way...
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twenty five thousand nevada jobs at risk. because joe heck's in big oil's pocket. lcv victory fund is responsible for the content... of this advertising. i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. four years ago i was diagnosed with breast cancer but early treatment saved my life. so i'm really outraged that joe heck voted ten times to defund planned parenthood
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to eliminate funding for planned parenthood.
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>> krystal: starbucks says it will start serving its first based stevia sweetener. it is a naturally extract is low cal oop sugar substitute. they're also rolling out bagel balls stuffed with cream cheese created by a husband and wife team who appeared on abc's shark tank last year. they will come in three varieties -- plain with whipped
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cheese and egg bagels stuffed with maple butter cream cheese. >> michelle: stop it! it sounds so good. [ laughter ] >> krystal: why didn't i think of that? why did i not think of that. put the cream cheese in the bagel ball? >> michelle: there are so many things that i see i'm like why didn't i invent that. >> krystal: now you have to pay for it. whatever. >> michelle: a donald trump supporter in washington is so fed up with political signs he is fighting back. ray rigged up his sign to deliver what he calls a, quote, surprise to anyone who tries to touch them. this homeowner was shocked when thieves started stealing his donald trump sign and said he decided to shock them back. he wired an electric fence unit enough to deliver a zap to anyone who tries stealing the sign but not enough to hurt
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injuring anybody he has a right to protect his property. that's a new one. that's one way to do it. >> michelle: next on "news 3 live at 12:30," grab your cowboys boots, the white horse youth ranch hosting its annual country western fundraiser. how you and your family can take part to raise funds in children for need. >> krystal: a big day for apple fans. a look at the new gadgets unveiled today in our trending session. . don't miss it. >> michelle: we heard the practicing. they're show stoppers. they aren't stopping any time soon. but a few cast members will be in studio to stop our show with a special performance. they're going to show how to bring down the house. they were rehearsing before we got started and they literally stopped people in their tracks in the newsroom who had to come and see what was going on. that's great. we can't wait for that. "news 3 live at 12:30" is coming up f. stay with us. danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage.
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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.
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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.
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>> michelle: right now on "news 3 live at 12:30," coming soon? there's a question there. faa heavy weights in nevada today talking about the future of commercial drone use. what they're saying about the possibility of drones buzzing overhead across the country.
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round-up fundraiser. we're going tell you how you can take part in helping to do something great to help children in need. >> michelle: and show stoppers! the talented cast of this hit production joining us this afternoon with a special performance. you won't be able to look away we promise. we heard them rehearsing. they're really good. we'll have that coming up. >> announcer: news 3 starts right >> michelle: all right we have breaking news to start out with. we just got this in to the newsroom. clark county school district police have confirmed they're responding to a haz-mat situation at walter johnson junior high school. that is very near buffalo and alta. >> krystal: so this coming from an unknown liquid substance. no evacuations ordered but they are on a soft lockdown. we have kyndell nunley rushing to the scene right now to figure out what's going on here. as soon as we know more, we'll definitely send it to you.


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