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your life and how soon you will see them. and a man in royal trouble for welfare fraud. how much money investigators say he had while living off the government. breaking news right near the springs preserve. a motorcycle has crashed into a car. this happened just about an hour ago at valley view and meadows lane. >> metro says the motorcycle rider has been transporto serious. we're starting to see police officers arrive on the scene there. we're not sure of the exact condition of the motorcycle rider. we just are thinking about this person and their family. police are asking at the area of springs reserve, valley view and meadows, avoid the area tonight. >> you tried to tell a teacher and what happened? >> he said he was too distracted. >> that's a student at walter
heard about it. the epa still cleaning the school and students' clothes and backpacks are being returned to go through testing to make sure that element didn't spread in any homes. the mercury apparent has been there since last friday. thank you for joining us. i'm. i'm reed cowan. >> i'm marie mortera. >> the school district doesn't know where the mercury came from. this -- this is our top story. kelsey thom >> there was a lot. under the bleachers. >> reporter: this was the same chemical element bryan orellana found on friday. mercury in gym class. you tried to tell -- to tell a teacher and what happened? >> he was too distractioned. >> reporter: the school district still investigates where the mercury came from and when.
but you will have to remember, we're working with a lot of unknowns here. >> reporter: clark county's superintendent pat skorkowsky says the biggest unknown, how far it spread which is why kids like noah mason are dropping off backpacks and shoes and clothes. >> i wanted to make sure my stuff was okay. >> reporter: there are 1200 kids just like noah. their backpacks now in heated vaporizes. >> you take our analyzer and we just put it into the bag and just take a measurement off those vapors. >> reporter: the district's number one priority -- safety and getting the school cleaned and ready for kids and teachers monday. >> we're confident that on monday that we believe that everybody will be back in school. >> reporter: they are doing everything they can working around the clock to make sure those doors are open for school on monday. also happening monday, all of
department, and the epa will be meeting to discuss what works and what didn't work. kelsey thomas, news 3. >> thank you. a local man who spent ten years cleaning up mercury spills in colorado is also talking about the dangers of this element. >> it takes hours and hours to do a spill right. water will evaporate and be dry. mercury will evaporate and be there for days, wee, >> he says the safest place for it is within the household items. stay with us, your cw news for continuing coverage for the mercury stair at walter johnson junior. meet the womanka called the name of every single child cleared to leave the school as she waited for her own son to come out. go to news3lv.com for that story.
school district. in a nutshell, the plan will shift the balance of power from a centralized office giving more authority to roughly 300 schools within the district. principals and volunteer boards will be given control over 80% of the money flowing into school. many lawmakers say this shakeup sends a powerful message about nevada. >> we're 50th or 49th. how much worse can we get? we have to make dramatic change to improve because no one finds it acceptable that we are at the bottom when it comes to education in this state and especially in southern nevada. we will not tolerate it any longer and we're going to improve. >> the clark county school district can now get to work immediately on reorganization, training principals and staff for the transition. the changes go into effect
school year. the itt college closed all locations can after an investigation into recruiting and accounting practices. local itt officials say students who attended their campuses in henderson and north las vegas may be eligible for a refund. meanwhile, csn has assigned an individual to each of its three campuses to help students transfer and complete their degree latest murder in our! police say one person was shot near the boulevard mall this morning. the victim taken to umc where the victim died. police say they don't have a suspect in custody. the woman accused of running over her boyfriend and leaving the scene speaks out from behind bars saying she is innocent. police say lahtijera howard was behind the wheel of a deadly hit-and-run that killed darryl white. news 3's antonio castelan spoke
love my baby. she was referring to her and her boyfriend's boy. she slammed the phone and took off. murder victim's family said this isn't the first time that houred tried to kill their loved one. >> darryl was a very find person, outgoing, very helpful. >> reporter: it's the memories darryl white's coworkers will always hold onto. white worked at this chee-chee he always talked about his girlfriend to this woman. >> she was ungrateful and always demanding stuff from him. they just did not work as a couple. >> reporter: on wednesday, metro police found white's body outside of this apartment complex near bonanza and pecos. detectives determined he had been hit by a car. the next day, police arrested lahtijera howard. they believe howard was behind the wheel. >> im i'm not surprised but i'm
far. >> reporter: white's family members in los angeles say white had been with howard for three years. the two had this 2-year-old boy. the victim's family say white was about to break up with howard. >> how can somebody be so cruel? if you don't like somebody, just leave them. you don't have to kill anybody. all he wanted to do was make her happy. >> reporter: now the couple's 3-year-old is without parents. the owner of >> i talked to him on sunday. he talked about how he wants to raise his son. >> reporter: lahtijera has no bail. antonio castelan, news 3. the galaxy note 7 causing more problems across the country. the cell phone may be to blame for this car fire. the owner says he left the phone charging right there in his vehicle and the next thing he
investigators working to determine what set off the flames but they say the fire started in the center console where the man says his phone was charging. state-run television confirmed there was a nuclear test done by north korea. this was north korea's fifth and the announcement came hours after seismic monitors detected a blast near the test site. state tv capable of mounting nuclear warheads on ballistic missiles. president obama says any provocative actions by north korea would have serious consequences. sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. people remembering the deadly attacks and mon honoring the -- the members. this is in north carolina.
2,000-step run to remember the nearly 3,000 victims and first responders who helped that day. this was the third year for the memorial stair run. remembrances in las vegas for teacher barbara edwards who died in the attacks. as we head into the weekend of the anniversary, do you feel safer than you did 15 years ago, less safe or about the same? head over to news3lv.com to weigh in. disrupt a tranquility of a buddhist temple. >> we'll tell you how they are fighting back. and a $6 million investment brings much-needed tlc to a part of town. saturday should start out sunday. already upper 70s. won't stay there very long. we'll tell you when the temperatures are going to cool down and the winds pick up, too. your full forecast right around
minnesota home. the bus was driving through a residential neighborhood bringing middle school students home for the day when it collided with a pickup truck. the bus ended up crashing into the front of the house. the pickup truck knocked onto us side. its side. more than three dozen students were on the bus. an ohio man said to be the son of an iranian prince has been living he lives in an 8,000-square foot mansion with horses, a swimming pool and sports cars. he is said to be worth about $120 million. but a federal raid revealed he's been living off food stamps, medicaid and welfare for the last two years. he said he legally applied for aid and was living off phones from friends. >> if you have the ability to borrow $10 million, why are you on food stamps?
>> a number of people who feel that if they can scam something from the government, they are going to. >> well, he's not been charged yet. prosecutors say the investigation is still ongoing. a buddhist temple in washington shaken by an armed robbery. they are concerned the suspects might come back. >> reporter: you look around this peace, there's peace, tranquility and harmony, all of that was shattered with the thugs. daily prayers for the monks of the buddhist temple in tacoma. prayers for peace, forgiveness. they didn't want their faces shown because they are too afraid after this monk had a gun pointed at his head last thursday night. two men broke into the temple tuesday night and were making off with boxes when the burglary
>> put the gun to my head. >> reporter: that's one the one monk came upon the crime in progress. >> put the gun to the back of the head. >> the three monks and caretaker are all still shaking from what happened. >> i think they will going to kill me. >> reporter: instead, the armed robbers took off with the donation boxes which had more than $1,000 in cash. >> iee >> reporter: the temple president said its it's left them without them being able to pay their $1700 electric and has left them stun that someone would do this. >> it's sad. >> police believe the monks probably would have given the crooks whatever they wanted and
is now emptying donation boxes on a regular basis and even installing security cameras. big changes coming to an older part of town. a local developer has plans for the area around maryland parkway and charleston. already, several vary can't buildings have been purchased with new restaurants. the centerpiece is the huntridge center. there's a national chicken wing going in. >> it's just the beginning. there is a lot of amazing things being planned. the neighborhood has been completely supportive of everything we've been doing. >> the developer is also hoping to eventually buy the huntridge theater, an iconic landmark that's been vacant for years. an artist is using her skills to honor her mother
karen exhibit is on display at a museum in wisconsin. she drew once a day for a whole year to mark the days her mother no longer remembers. she said she will likely sell the artwork with proceeds going to dementia research. beautiful birds there in the picture and the birds are singing in the morning when up get up. a nice way to have coffee. >> especially because the temperatures have gotten nicer as we've started to get to fall. >> exactly. you will be able to play name that tune with the birds as the temperatures get cooler which we're expecting next week, although it will only be a brief respite. we expect one more surge of triple digits maybe in a couple of weeks. that should do it for 2016. well, a couple of small cumulus clouds formed over the spring mountains. there goes the sun. setting already? wow. it's 6:54 sunset time and when the sun goes below the horizon,
the lake, gorgeous. same story for the red rock visitors center. you can see some of the traffic around the loop with the blue sky and the red rocks today. beautiful day. we expect that tomorrow. by sunday afternoon, a little wind picks up. not blowing now. hollywood and washington, 97 degrees, 14%. next stop near rampart and hill point, 99 up there and green valley parkway and 215, i sense a theme without nep wind. calm conditions. green valley, 94. now, down from highs as warm as 104 on the east side. several 103s. green valley maxing out at 103. outside of the valley, mountain is at 62. while mesquite is checking in at 96. pioche a very comfortable 72. they topped out in the upper 80s while death valley led the way with a high of 111 degrees. mccarran's top temperature today, an even 100, 3 degrees above normal.
your saturday gets rolling in the upper 70s. i think we'll be in the 90s. tomorrow and sunday both looking at 102 for an official high and like the last five days, not much wind at all expected tomorrow. less than 10 miles an hour. sunday will be different. i expect sunday afternoon to get breezy. other than a few storms rumbling from the plains and now increasing in the southern plains, it's quiet in the southwest. that's a holding pat we'll be dealing with that at least into the middle portion of next week where clouds will be hard to find but we have an area of low pressure that will form off the baja, california coast, slide into california. that's going to be responsible for the winds and the dropping of our temperature. tonight, pahrump is going down to 64 degrees while overton bottoms out at 72. high temperatures tomorrow, boulder city 100. sandy valley, 98. over the hump, 101.
and 77. the bounceback, the rebound, 102 big ones on saturday. out at the lake, look for a high temperature of 104. the water is still at 83. very comfortable for mid-september and mount charleston's air, cooler than lem's water. that will top out at 76. seven-day forecast, another 102. this one will be breeze on sunday. and then low to mid-90s into tuesday. 80s on the 60s. but tomorrow's bite of las vegas. the food and -- and music festival. having trouble with that. it should be great and warm tomorrow. [laughter] >> thank you. >> thank you. apple officially unplugged the headphone jack from its
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