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business. >> a serial robber is on the loose. the thief has sit seven stores in the past couple of weeks. i'm reed cowan. >> i'm marie mortera. the robberies have happen near rainbow and charleston. business owners say the criminal has terrorized them. the crime spree is our top story. news 3's antonio castelan joins us live outside of the latest store that was robbed. antonio? >> reporter: marie, surveillance caught the robber roaming outsided of this at&t store. he hit it during broad light. some of the business owners fear he could strike again. this surveillance video taken just this week inside an at&t store near rainbow and charleston appears to show a robber getting ready to make his move. then going in. metro police say in the past couple of weeks, this bearded thief has sit seven businesses. >> goes in there, threatens employees with a note and takes electronics an cash.
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this at&t recently. detectives say the robbery suspect comes into the targeted store looking professional in business attire. >> this individual has implied he has a firearm but doesn't actually sit there and point it at the employees. >> reporter: nearby businesses owners are aware of this robbery. this man manages a mattress store next to the at&t store that was robed. >> that's really scary. i think it's something to be concerned about. >> reporter: police describe the suspect as an hispanic man in his mid-40s, about 6 feet tall and weighs around 240 pounds. it's important to keep an open out for anything suspicious. >> be more cautious and be more aware of my surrounding. >> reporter: police hope they can get a break in this case soon. >> when you are going inside and threatening people for money and electronic devices, that poses a threat to the patrons as well as
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today, her family testified that for his crime, he needs to stay behind bars for the rest of his life. frostick took the stand to ask the jury for metro area -- for mercy and parole. he testified he's found religion and has changed his life.
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>> the jury will begin deliberations on frostick's sentence tomorrow morning. if we help pay for it, will they come? well, today a committee took a big step that could make the stadium happen. it recommended spending hundreds of unless of public dollars on the new home for the las vegas raiders. this would be partnership which is good news they say for you the tax payer. jeff gillan is live with a big plot of dirt behind him with what's next. hi, jeff. >> reporter: hey, reed. good to see you. this is the preferred site, the 60 some acres right off russell for the $1.9 million project. >> you guys want a plate? >> reporter: not every public meeting has tailgates. but when i told raider's fan and
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what just happened? >> i'm gonna buy me a few more houses. property values are going open. a lot of people will be working. we will be working for three years! >> reporter: what just happen is a panel of resort and government officials recommended spending $750 million in public money for a new stadium. the raiders, sheldon adelson and majestic realty would pitch in the the public. it will be paid for entirely by tourists and the private sector. >> reporter: the recommendation now goes to the governor who will call a special session of lawmakers about boosting the room tax to expand the convention center and help build the stadium. critics say the stadium money should be spent elsewhere. the culinary union is against is. and christian, a lone voice of
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>> it does not pencil out for the public benefit. >> reporter: the committee says the stadium would pump $620 million into the economy a year, would create almost 19,000 construction jobs and commissioner and committee member says tax payers will be protected. >> we'll have a debt service which will cover two years of payments. >> reporter: more dominoes need to fall. la of the league's most storied teams move. and back now live here right off russell road, the governor put out a statement a few hours ago, he said he will review the committee's recommendations carefully and will not call a special session until he's finished. jeff gillan, news 3. reed, back to you. >> thank you. the city of oakland, they are not ready to give up the
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coming to las vegas. she released a statement today. there's a long and complicated history between this team and the history. we've learned from mistakes in the past and won't repeat them. oakland is neither rolling over nor giving up. now is the time for everyone in our region to show the nfl and the raiders that their future is in oakland. fas toe's attorney s hearing and plead guilty in order to avoid jail time. he was arrested in june after a school worker told police he was seen in a restroom with an autistic girl and mac middle school. his attorney said even with the guilty plea coming, he maintains his innocent. >> if the district court judge is unwilling to give him probation, he will be able to withdraw his plea and proceed to
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the request is approved. nye county authorities say this man, james dewet, was found dead in a jail cell on tuesday. an autopsy has not opinion completed so we don't know how he died. but authorities say no foul play was suspected as he was in the cell by himself. he was behind bars facing drug charges. another solar project is coming to southern nevada. this one will generate electricity to power 25,000 homes. the solar project will be the third solar away built on the moapa river reservation. sally jewel along with leaders from the moapa trade made the announcement. this will create about 300 construction jobs on the reservation. the reno/tahoe airport is getting $20 million from the u.s. department of transportation for runway
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has secured more than $370 million in federal funds for the airport. you are seeing video from the end of a recent festival not far from reno. burners were going home. senator reid says this is one of nevada's most economic hubs. metro police investigating the an assault on one of their officers this afternoon. police say an officer was pushed and his motorcycle toppled during a traffic the officer was trying to stop a motorcyclist follow. following confrontation, the suspect ran and he was arrested. the officer is expected to be all right. no word on what sparked the assault. how do officers defuse heated situations like the one we just told you? >> we'll take you inside a training that's designed to teach men and women in uniform how to calm the situation down before it escalates.
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have reported catching fire. ahead, options for you if you have one of these phones. our temperatures are gonna keep increasing over the next several days. plus, i will show you how this storm right here is gonna bring us some rain next week. and a man waves a cleaver, attacks police officers, hitting one in the face. it all went down in the busy midtown manhattan area in the peak of rush h
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you know, law enforcement officers often make those split-second decisions that have life 0 or death consequences. >> news 3 gets an inside look at specialized training about how
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uniform how to cool down those situations before they turn violent. kelsey thomas has more. >> i'm just here to help you. >> inside las vegas city hall. >> i'm officer winkle from the deputy city marshal's office. >> reporter: justin winkleman is dealing with a drunk man refusing to leave a bar. >> he's asking to leave the bar. >> i got $150 in this bar. >> reporter: this is not relative life. these these are training exercises. >> i don't understand why i got a ticket. >> city marshals and corrections officers learning how to de-escalate high-tension encounters before they turn violent. >> it starts up, you walk up to someone. you are listening and they are listening. they see your face, how you approach them.
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emotional, reason goes out the window. >> you can't reason with a person who is upset. but you can persuade them. >> reporter: several high-profile cases involving police-related deaths this year have sparked protests across the nation. >> i think a lot of these situations that you see on the news that you can deal with differently and that's what we're learning today. >> reporter: deputy city marshal justin winkleman is convinced better training can give officers than reaching for their guns. >> i think that's a fair option. app not gonna be -- i'm not gonna be arrested. >> no, you are not. >> we want to learn how to speak to people to get them to cooperate with you without using any kind of force. >> reporter: kelsey thomas, news 3. we can't warn you enough about the ramp closure that takes place this friday night through sunday morning.
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n-d.o.t. is shutting down the 95 south to i-15. that begins friday at 10:00 p.m. plan accordingly. drivers will be rerouted throughdown town and back on the highway to i-15 south or you can exit early off u.s. 95. need to tell you, it's best to avoid that section of the highway all together and use valley view or sahara or north charleston. in case you missed the america's got talent, we have it for you. >> if you have recorded it and don't want to hear, turn down the volume. >> the winner of season 11 is 12-year-old grace vanderwall. you see the reaction there. she's coming to las vegas for her own show. she beat out the couple with psychic abilities. so the question, what will she
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dollars? >> okay. so of course, like, gonna give some to charity. but i want to get a really cool treehouse. >> i love that. i think for a million bucks, it will be dwight -- quite an amazing treehouse. she will start her show on october 27th in the planetarium. et they start at $55. >> after she took to the stage the first time, it was over. i know all of the contestants are so talented. >> captivated. >> simon cowell said she's the next taylor swift. >> having her own show. you know who has their own show is chloe beardsley? >> yes. you are filling in for kevin
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there for thursday night lights. >> it was a lot of fun. sweating. it will only get warmer. the warming trend will continue. we're gonna take you outside. wall-to-wall sunshine. if i had a dollar for every time i said that, but it's true. earlier here's how hot it got. most of the neighborhoods in the 90s. we're warming up quite a bit all across the comparison with 93 for sunrise and southeast and we'll see slightly warmer weather headed our way. checking in with a few of our weather stations, 84 at the insperada. and in spring valley, 88 degrees at the moment. the of -- the rest of us lingering until 80s.
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very calm conditions outside. it's almost perfect weather for a football game. of course, randy will have all of the highlights. but just in case you are heading out the door, getting ready to go to the game, mid-80s at the time of kickoff, 9:00, low 80s. winds will continue up to 10 miles an hour. calm conditions over southern nevada will continue over the next several days. we're expecting some big changes. we've been tracking hurricane orlean moving to the west quickly with sustained over 75 miles an hour. that's not going to impact us. but i will show you what will. we have an area of low pressure that will develop just off the coast of baja as we get closer to the weekend. that's gonna help filter in moisture from the south by next week allowing to us see the chance for a thunderstorm in the week ahead. so we're not done with the whacky weather. lows in the 60s tonight. another cool night for southern nevada. 39 degrees for mount charleston
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mid-40s for pahrump and high temperatures tomorrow, basically like adding a few digits to the numbers we got today. we're looking at 696 for overton. low 90s for boulder city. 88 for indian springs and 92 for pahrump in the afternoon. the warming trend for las vegas, well, it will be more impressive compared to today. our highs will be around 92 degrees in the afternoon. still slightly below normal but we're not gonna keep up with that trend, at least when we make w where we'll hit 97 on sunday. take advantage of this kind of weather because it's all going to change in the week ahead. more clouds are expected with the slight chance of seeing the thunderstorms not just once, not twice, but possibly three times, also bringing us a cooldown with highs dropping down in the low 90s by tuesday. it will feel good with the increased humidity but, yeah .
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>> yes. a smash and grab at an upscaled jewelry store. >> the store's loss, in the millions. more of this video -- ahead. and if you are into space exploration and history, you will really want to get to this -- a display of moon rocks. that's not all. what else is part of this traveling exhibit -- ahead at
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war in a certain way. including with nukes, yes including with nukes. i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me. nuclear, just the power the devastation, is very important to me. i want to be unpredictable, unpredictable, unpredictable, unpredictable.
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all right. samsung says the battery issue with the note 7 has been fixed and will go back on sale by next wednesday. >> the consumer products safety commission is recalling
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have been reported to overheat, causing fires. the cpsc is urging consumers to take immediate action to either get a replacement or a refund after you do this one thing. >> consumers should look at the back of the phone. there is a small number there. go to either or call the company and provide that number. that will let you know whether or not your phone is eligible for a refund or a replacement. >> the 100 reports of batteries overheated and burns and property damage, including fires. as homecoming season approaches, metro police officers are giving high school students a first-hand look at the dangers and driving. this is a fake accident. a re-enactment. it might be a little disturbing to see. police set this up on purpose. it's a dui crash simulated outside of palo verde high
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minutes' program to encourage new drivers to think about personal safety, not only for them but for others, especially when alcohol is involved. the program is based on the 1980s statistic that every 15 minutes someone's killed in an alcohol-related accident. >> it give us the opportunity to show the youth of our community the dangers of drinking and driving. it happens. it d it's not always someone else's problem. it happens in our community and it could very well could touch you. >> strong reminder there. metro says the parents of kids participating in this re-enactment wrote obituaries of their children that they would not read or hear until today's event. if science is your thing, you will love this. this month, the college of southern nevada will be hosting
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not only that. guests can actually see real moon rocks on lone from nasa. there will be two more planetarium lectures to give people the opportunity to come and listen. the next one is monday at 10:30 a.m. and then there's one wednesday, september 28th at 11:00. we have the information on the "find it" next at ohio police forced to shoot at a man gun. >> what was he really holding and what led up to the gunfire in the first place. unlv's president lays out his plan for the university.
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e cortez masto. catherine cortez masto. i trust her to keep us safe. i'm catherine cortez masto,
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump says he alone can fix the problems we face. well i don't believe that's how you get things done in our country. it takes democrats and republicans working together. that's how we got health care for 8 million kids. rebuilt new york city after 9/11. and got the treaty cutting russia's nuclear arms. that's how you solve problems and that's what
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there is a hot happening and we're not done yet. that's the president from len jessup as he delivers his annual address. >> with the growing possibility of a football stadium, it's only a small piece of the puzzle. news 3's denise rosch has the


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