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they have just lifted it minutes ago. >> dana: this is way up in the northwest section of town. not that from lone mountain. 215 and the hualapai area. kelsey thomas is live with the latest. kelsey? >> reporter: dana, just in the past two to three minutes we learned that that lockdown has been lifted. as you said we're at centennial high school just off the 215 and hualapai. what we are working to confirm is if it was related to an incident that metro is working in the area. a domestic someone involving a knife. but we do know that kids, especially the seniors, they are now getting out of school. the bell just rang and the other students they still have one more period but centennial was on lockdown for about an hour ago but just in the past few minutes that lockdown was lifted. kelsey thomas, news 3. back to you in the studio. >> michelle: thank you for that. all right one man dead, another behind bars after a shooting inside of a local starbucks. this has the whole town shaken
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that were inside that starbucks yesterday. craig fiegener joins us live from the scene. rainbow near warm springs. i understand metro is going to release the mugshot of the alleged shooter in this incident. have you seen that yet? >> craig: we have not seen that mugshot yet. it's going be an important clue. at least an important clue to peep who have been following this and touched by the crime. we do have age and name. we know what happened inside this starbucks. the morning was interrupted by the sound of gunfire. police say pedro jose garcia was angered after his payment card was declined at starbucks. he had been in the drive-thru at rainbow and warm springs. police say he was armed. he walked inside the store and started shooting. it was 11:30 a.m. workers ran to the back of the store where they made frantic calls to police and family.
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on the floor and just keep himself barricaded in. >> did he work here. >> he worked there. >> reporter: shots were fired toward the ceiling and at one customer, a man in his 40s, a person described as a regular. he was shot in the chest and died at spring valley hospital. as police surrounded the starbucks, employees inside feared the worst. >> we barricaded ourselves. and we decided that we would go and stand behind them and should the shooter come ready to just have everyone just launch their bodies against the frinlz and take -- frijz and take him down. >> craig: it toor more an hour tore police arrested the suspect. employees told news 3 the shooter didn't appear to be aiming for any one person. and it's still unknown for certain if the shooter knew anyone inside the store. a worker or a customer. back here live outside the starbucks where all that happened.
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closed for the day. it doesn't say exactly when it will reopen. we also understand this afternoon that the person who has been arrested is being held on suspicious of murder and robbery and other crimes associated with committing those crimes with the use of a weapon and like we reported we are expecting to see this suspect's picture. we'll have that either in this newscast if it becomes available on our website, and then we'll have coverage tomorrow with the suspect hiss first court appearance. >> michelle: nine people were hurt, one critically which a gunman opened fire in houston. we brought you this story as breaking news. police shot and killed the shooter. a man -- the interim chief has identified as a lawyer. she has not shared his name bite know six people were taken to area hospitals. three others treated at the scene. police say when the suspect was fronted by officers he turned the gun on them and started
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actively at the officers. at which time the officers engaged the individual. suspect was pronounced dead soon after. >> michelle: a robot inspected the gunman's car which the chief says is stuffed with weapons. police say their next step is to inspect the suspect's apartment and the fbi is helping with the investigation. we're learning more about the man who police say -- i'm sorry let's go this one. knight county judge and ordered a woman suspected in a deadly dui crash to go back to jail today. the crash happened over the weekend in pahrump. this is 22-year-old ashley winn alledgedly accused of rung a stop sign while under the influence. her bail was set at $200,000. she turned herself in to the nye county sheriff's office at 9:00 a.m. one woman died at the scene. another man who was airlifted to
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los angeles to newark diverted to mccarran international airport this morning after smoke was detected in the cockpit of the plane. the boeing 777 with 269 passengers on board landed safely just after ten this morning. that number includes passengers and crew members. the clark county fire department issued an all clear and the aircraft took off short time later. >> dana: the moving wall vietnam appearance in pahrump. it is a replica of the vietnam memorial wall in washington, d.c. this has been touring our country since 1984. when you look at it you can just see how impressive it is. it's an exact half scale replica of the original. it allows communities all over the country to catch a glimpse of this. we met a woman who was able to rub her brother's name on to a sheet of paper and says it was a
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able to done anything like this. and the casualty, my daughter was nine hours old when they notified us that my uncle was killed in the vietnam war. >> dana: next stop for the moving wall is eugene, oregon. and it's moving in more than one way. it moves around the country but it's also moving for the people who are able to identify relatives and their names on the wall. >> michelle: amazing to see how big it is and how it just keeps there. let's switch gears and talk weather. we have chloe in for kelly. gosh this weekend was fantastic and today following suit. >> chloe: absolutely. it's going to be better than yesterday. it's going be a great day. we're have to a great start. that's happening right now. while you are inside watching. keep watching because it's going to get better. you see blue skies across the area. it's going be a wonderful afternoon. you can see we're already warming up quite a bit along the west coast.
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los angeles. 86 degrees in las vegas. want you to take a closer look at some of those neighborhood temperatures. you can see 86 for summerlin. still hanging on to the upper 70s for blue diamond. 87 north las vegas. and 86 for southeast. calm conditions across the board. maybe a little bit of a breeze on the edges of town. but overall looking at phenomenal weather conditions. we're going to warm up even more over the course of the next few hours reaching 92 degrees this afternoon for our high temperature. slightly warmer compared to yesterday. the dry conditions will continue over southern nevada temporarily. big changes in the forecast though. as we make our way towards the middle of the workweek. this area of low pressure moving northward will allow us to see a chance of showers developing across the area. i'll let you know how many dhaz could last and the odds we'll see rain in the valley coming up in the full weather segment. >> michelle: thank you. we're hours away from the highly anticipated debate between hillary clinton and donald trump. >> dana: it could go a long way
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so tracie potts is in hemp stad, new york and files this report. >> reporter: the biggest tv audience ever, as many as 100 million are expected to watch tonight's debate. will they stick to the issues or veer off into personal attacks? >> when the lights are bright like they are now, she brings the a plus game to the table. >> reporter: team clinton is pushing for realtime fact checking worried trump may prefer style over substance. >> what we don't want to have is some sort of double standard where donald trump can get the clinton is getting judged on the fine points of policy. >> reporter: it's trump's first one-on-one debate. his challenge? to go in depth on key issues on immigration, jobs and foreign policy. his campaign promiseshe won't come out swinging but will defend himself and may reveal his strategy to defeat isis. >> you will get his view of how best to defeat the enemy without telling specifically what it is
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broken into six sessions for follow-up and back and forths between the candidates. a coin toss determined clinton gets the first question tonight. >> a thousand people in the audience here tonight. many of them hofstra students. tracie potts, nbc news, hemp stead, new york. >> dana: donald trump is almost a foot taller than hillary clinton his podium is going to be taller then hers. complete analysis and reaction from a panel of top political experts tomorrow. one of the most explosive history. seeing how america reacts to both candidates from senior political reporter scott thuman and lisa fletcher online on at 4:00. and this brings us to our question of the day. if you are going to watch the presidential debate tonight, are you watching for a policy discussion or just entertainment value? let us know what you think. head over to and click on the question of the day icon. you can also chime in on our facebook and twitter pages.
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and for the decision you will make in election day? very important. not very important if. i've amid my decision -- made my decision. search for news 3 las vegas on facebook or at >> michelle: they expect 100 million people to be watching. >> dana: super bowl-esque numbers. i think interest is very high and they're competing against monday night football. >> michelle: donald trump was worried about that but maybe espn s >> dana: maybe it is the reverse. lester holt from nbc news will moderate tonight. >> michelle: security video catches somebody lighting this famous university tree on fire. and you can see here in this video it was enormous. why the tree is so important and why it was covered in toilet paper prior to the fire. >> dana: plus working from home can be appealing to many people. but it also can be a scam. we'll tell you what signs you need to look for in today's
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>> michelle: kick off your shoes and get ready to, i don't know. >> dana: stomp. >> michelle: stomp like lucille ball. the grape stomp competition. a look into this fun event happening in pahrump next week. you can make your own wine in a matter of minutes. we're going try it. we are? we're going try it for ourselves apparently.
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[ cellphone ringing ] it's just another scandal from danny tarkanian. tarkanian was the corporate lawyer for those with an elaborate scam that tricked hundreds of seniors
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he refused to pay back $17 million, sticking taxpayers with the bill. why would we ever send danny tarkanian to congress?
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>> michelle: a man is behind bars today accused of setting a famous oak tree on fire. it happened saturday night when state. as a long-time tradition on that campus, students roll the tree up in toilet paper. and that's what happened. after that happened police say the 29-year-old suspect who is not a student walked by the tree and set it on fire. no word on a motive yet. and nobody was injured. protests continued in charlotte in response to the police involved shooting death
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demonstrators peacefully marched through the streets of charlotte last night as city officials lifted the curfew. there were about 100 protesters who stood outside of the bank of america stadium chanting their message as fans walked into the carolina panthers game. also star quarterback cam newton war a martin luther king justice t-shirt. there you see it. and safety marcus bell raised his hand and demonstrators took a knee during the national anthem. officers also arrested a man loaded magazine in his bag. >> dana: maybe it got to the panthers because they lost the game. and minnesota went in and beat them in their home stadium which was not predicted at all. arnold palmer changed the game of golf. he passed away at the age of 87 yesterday. seven time major championship winner died in a hospital in pittsburgh, pennsylvania from complications of heart problems.
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age of 28. he went on to win six more major championships. the british open, u.s. open. the only one he never won was the pga championship. it was his flare. it was his every man attitude and persona that drew so many people to the game of golf. he increased the interest in the game exponentially. arnold palmer died at 87 yesterday evening. this one not expected at all. fans mourning marlins pitcher jose fernandez. he was killed in a boating accident over the weekend. it crashed on some rocks there and authorities believe that speed was a factor. right now they're not sure if alcohol or drugs were involved. but they don't think so. they canceled the game yesterday. and a lot of people were seen wearing his number 16 jersey. his girlfriend was pregnant with their first child as well. a wildfire in sonoma county in northern california.
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of smoke as you can see. about 1500 acres in all. it's called the sawmill fire. they don't know when they're going have it out or controlled. >> michelle: all right. temperatures in the 90s today. the question is, will they be going down? i am kind of looking forward to fallish weather. >> dana: we know as it gets later in the season that's going to happen. it seem as little warmer than usual right now. but these temperatures are close to where we should just barely above normal for today in the low 90s. so it is where we should be. but we're going decrease in temperatures over the next few days. so it's going start feeling more like fall around here. you are going to get in the mood. why not go out and have an arnold palmer today? one of those drinks -- i believe it's tea and lemonade. >> dana: that's right. you know you are famous if you have a drink named after you. >> chloe: absolutely. today is a perfect day to get an
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almosts looks like we could make a photo out of this. gorgeous conditions in las vegas. we started off with a dynamite sunrise. look at that as we woke up this morning. beautiful time-lapse near red rock earlier this afternoon. checking in with a few neighborhoods. we're at 86 near o'callaghan middle school. looking at the inspirada overlook. low 80s at the moment. and 86 degrees for spring valley. a little bit of variation with temperatures all across town. 86 degrees for summerlin. and, you know, slightly warmer on the east side of town. winds most part all pretty light. a little bit of a breeze on the edges of town. overall looking pretty good. even outside the valley we're at 86 for sandy valley. 87 pahrump. low 60s mount charleston. 88 for lake mead and 92 for overton. we're going keep warming up from there. temperatures will soar this afternoon before decreasing as we get later into the evening. which is what always really
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area. take advantage of this. we're going to see unsettled conditions later on in the week. dry for now. but, again, it's not going to last very long. we have an area of low pressure moving in from the south. that's going to help bring us a chance of showers you can see as early as wednesday morning. keeping track of that moisture expecting that to continue through the rest of the workweek. we'll show you the odds in just a second. highs today a few degrees warmer compared to yesterday. depending on where you live, three mid-90s for overton. 94 lake mead. 92 pahrump. upper 60s for mount charleston. and 88 for indian springs. looking at mostly sunny skies throughout the afternoon in las vegas. more clouds start to come in later this evening. temperatures will still be pretty pleasant. we're looking at overall great conditions for your monday night. temperatures dropping down into the upper 80s right around 7:00. seeing partly cloudy skies.
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days, slightly cooler weather continues as we make our way into the middle of the workweek. there is a slight chance we'll see showers across the area lingering through friday. looks like we'll dry out in time for the weekend with temperatures that will be below the seasonal normal as we get into the next weekend. but drier. so a little bit of don't wash your car. you'll be fine for the weekend. >> michelle: i love that weather. thank you. a warning from scam experts. ads for work at home but they can also be a rip off. >> dana: marie mortera has one victim's story. >> marie: people tricked by these kd ads can lose thousands of dollars not to mention time and energy. one person says the toll wasn't just financial or physical but emotional too. >> i do the survey. bad thing to do. it says do you want to work from home. well that was -- should never have said yes.
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was offered $500 a month to be a payroll clerk from her home. she was thrilled and gave the company her personal information to get started. >> i thought i was doing something really halfway decent. i really did in the beginning. i went out and bought the best paper and the tape. >> marie: two months later thomas began to question who was receiving the checks. she felt something wasn't right. postal inspectors got sglovd they had a bundle of envelopes that i had mailed out. what had h known an address there wasn't anybody there. i mailed an envelope there and it was returned of course. >> marie: inspectors told her the checks were counterfeit and she was committing mail fraud. >> you can't trust people that you meet on the internet. you don't really have a way to verify who they are. any employer who uses text and instant message and email alone to instruct employees how to do
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flag there. >> marie: inspectors say being a victim of these crimes is not only financially crippling but emotionally as well. >> oftentimes with victims as in linda's case their trust is broken and it's hard to move on and trust other people. >> marie: with this rip-off alert, i'm marie mortera. >> michelle: there's a farmer who has died all of -- dyed all of his sheets -- sheeps bright orange. >> dana: you see them on your screen. there's a good reason. we i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. he's a race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot. donald trump is a phony, a fraud. he's not a serious adult. i can't vote for donald trump given the things that he said. trump should not be supported.
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. >> dana: weird sight for sure. a farmer in northwest england has painted all of his she >> michelle: i think they look so cute. this is pitt's farm. he has 800 sheep in total. they've been turning heads already because they're all bright orange. here is the reason. it's actually kind of serious. farmer pip says there's a big problem with sheep being stolen in that area. he says more than 300 have been taken in the last few years and he's hoping thieves will think
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the spray paint lasts about 12 months and it's animal friendly. so, you know, it doesn't hurt them. >> dana: it's working. i can see why. hundreds of people took their dogs for a run over the weekend in peru. a way to promote fun and fitness. the road took places on the streets of the capital. organizers call it spanish for dog-a-thon. you have to roll your r's if you have two together. winners received a of free dog food. >> michelle: how cute! that was pretty good r rolling. rrrr! . >> dana: that's -- you don't roll that one. there's only one r. >> michelle: but that one is easier to do. next on "news 3 live at 12:30," the presidential debate is tonight. and it is reportedly expected to be one of the most watched television moments since the super bowl.
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our background check laws have stopped over 5,000 dangerous criminals from buying guns here in nevada. but a loophole makes it easy for those same dangerous people to buy guns. they get them at gun shows and online from perfect strangers with no background checks, no questions asked. it's a dangerous loophole. closing it will save lives. let's make it harder for criminals, safer for us.
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in washington. heck voted to protect perks for politicians like himself, allowing congressmen to travel on private jets at taxpayer expense and voted members of congress, like himself, taxpayer-funded healthcare for life. heck even voted to allow congressmen to take their pay during a government shutdown. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> michelle: right now on "news 3 live at 12:30," settlement reached. metro has unanimously approved a settlement for a man who was unarmed and shot by an officer. how much money that man is getting coming up in a live report. >> dana: and "pawn stars" poker
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epilepsy foundation and find out how you can take part in this upcoming fundraiser. >> michelle: and grape stomp competition! how about making a glass of your own wine with your own two feet? that's exactly what you can do at the pahrump valley winery next week. we're going to show what you it's all about >> announcer: news 3 starts right now. >> michelle: all right. good afternoon everybody. we're happy to have you with us. dana wagner filling in to is off today. it's my pleasure to be along with you. >> michelle: happy to have you. metro has unanimously approved a settlement for a man who was unarmed. he was sitting in the passenger seat of a car when he was shot by an officer and hit in the leg. >> dana: news 3's sergio avila joins us from metro headquarters. i remember when this story made the newscast sergio. at the time we thought he might have been involved some way in some malfeasance but turns out he wasn't and now he stands to get a huge payday.


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