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95 with all you need to know come next wednesday, sergio. >> reporter: yeah, next wednesday. that's when car-nado is expected to hit. that's what n-dot is calling it. they are expecting heavy delays and are hoping that you plan ahead for the coming days when it should be at its worst. >> today we're going to introduce to you car-nado. >> reporter: drivers are gonna wish car-nado was a hollywood creation but unfortunately, this is -- keller says this will impact hundreds of thousands of drivers around the valley. >> we have 300,000 cars every day going through. >> reporter: this is about to close for about three months. the first closure, i-15 northbound and u.s. 95 northbound. this graphic details that traffic will be diverted onto
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ramp. >> there will be lengthy delays in the beginning. we anticipate that will peter off as residents and commuters find the best way to get to their final destination. >> reporter: another interchange affected, i-15 south to u.s. 95 north. it will also be shut down. n-dot is asking drivers to exit on lake mead and take mlk back to the 95. these short-term traffic headaches will help alleviate traffic f w done in 2019. >> we are improving safety and mobility in the busiest stretch of i-15, the busiest stretch in the las vegas valley. >> reporter: mlk itself is already seeing major work done and that will continue. the northbound offramp to mlk from the u.s. 95 and the 15 will also be closed, leaving drivers with surface street options that will likely add time to most of
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i know that was a lot to take in. so of course, we have all of the information on our website, you can follow me on twitter. i have posted some of the tee tours and route -- detours and routes on there. this will go through february of 2017 and starts next week. back to you. >> thank you for the heads up. new at 6:00 -- henderson police need your help fin bank robbery suspect. police say the female suspect walked up to the u.s. bank branch at a smith's grocery store, set down a note demanding cash and ran off. if you recognize the women in the photos, you can leave a tip with crimestoppers at 702-385-5555. another cup date on yesterday's carjacking. the suspect died from his injuries today. the chase started at a car wash
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suspect stole a car and sped south on u.s. 95. the suspect hit curbs and other cars eventually stopping at a cadillac dealership. the suspect pulled an elderly couple out of their car and get away. troopers were forced to shoot them. attorneys force vince neil entered a plea for him today. tmz posted video of cage trying to calm neil down. his attorney explains what happens next. >> we he has to do an impulse control class on the net or in person. he has to pay a $1,000 fine and has to remain trouble-free for
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>> he faces 120 days in jail. >> neil davis is the frontman for motley crue. a las vegas man man who who rented out out his home to air-bnb is accused of setting up cameras inside his home. >> reporter: the man who went rented the house noticed a man detectors. it turns out there was spy cameras linked to a high-tech recording system. this 18-page metro police report details a rental home full of hidden cameras. the report says this man, christopher rogers, was behind the camera setup. one of eight victims went through the online service site named air-bnb. one victim rented a place to stay during the consumer
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there. the detailed report says one of the victims noticed a small camera lens inside a smoke detector. police found six smoke detectors with spy cameras linked to a dvr. the cameras were supposed in -- were positioned in private areas. the report says after finding the camera, the one guest notified police. an investigation was conducted, search warrants were served and detectives linked christopher rogers with the equipment. inveat the disguised cameras recorded the victims without their clothes. after a thorough investigation, rogers was charged and he was indicted on eight counts of capturing an image of a private area of another person. christopher rogers is facing a gross misdemeanor charge. if convicted, he could spend up to six months in jail. antonio castelan, news 3. >> thank you for that report. nevada matters in decision
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trump and hillary clinton are in the silver state making their case to voters. republican vice presidential hopeful mike pence welcomed reno with his wife. he complimented trump on his performance. coming home to southern nevada, bill clinton made a surprise visit to a north las vegas campaign office to rally support for hillary clinton. the for campaign volunteers asking them to respond with respect when met with hostility from potential voters. clinton also commented on trump's refusal to accept the outcome of the election. let's look ahead to the weekend. president obama himself will be in our valley to rally support for hillary clinton. the president will be here sunday afternoon at 1:45. he will be speaking to supporters at cheyenne high school in north las vegas.
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campaign office. for more information, head to well, if an earthquake were to hit you right now, would you know exactly what to do? you know, many clark county students now have that education, thanks to a great nevada shakeout program. new at 6:00, our faith jessie visited a school practicing earthquake preparedness weeks after a big scare happened in california. >> reporter: it was a really cool learning experience. one of the best safety precautions you can do if an earthquake is to happen, drop, cover and hold on. that's what the students did so they would know what to do in case the ground started to shake. >> this is an earthquake drill. >> reporter: drop, cover and hold on. these fifth graders at donderra taking part in shakeout drills to learn what to do when an earthquake hits. >> what does it feel like? >> reporter: it's a feeling
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nevada. >> in 2008, we had a 6 earthquake. >> reporter: residents lived through the largest earthquake the state has ever seen. it caused $10 million in damage. in 2014, a 4 earthquake shut the las vegas area. and in california, the usgs monitored activity near the san andreas fault. >> our primary is not to be >> reporter: this man, an engineer, spoke to students about how faultlines cause quakes and laid out safety tips they should use to protect themselves. >> what if you have one and don't know what to do? >> reporter: and the simulation doesn't just stop in the classroom. >> we want to make sure the people have the kits, water, food, medication. >> reporter: a lesson they hope students will take home to their families so everyone can be
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here. according to the website, nearly 55 million people around the world were stegger -- registered to participate. should blue diamond hill be covered with houses? >> coming up, how the clark county commission answered that very controversial question and what it means to those who love red rock canyon. and crews contain a pair of wildfires. what that means for those who want to hike the mary jane falls pacific that is going to steer weather for southern nevada. full forecast -- just around the corner. and a question from the courts. could tattoos taint a jury's opinion? a local judge's answer.
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you spend a lot of time opening doors for these little guys. but congressman heck opens them for these guys -- special interests and the billionaire koch brothers. they spent millions supporting heck, and heck supports their agenda -- special tax breaks even for corporations shipping jobs overseas.
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congressman heck is what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq, and i've been a republican all my life. but i'm the father of three girls. i can't stand hearing donald trump call women pigs, dogs, and bimbos...and i sure don't want my daughters hearing it. i want my girls to grow up proud and strong, in a nation where they're valued fought for. so, i'm voting for hillary clinton. hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. jim childs: one of the ways criminals avoid background checks is by going online and connecting with strangers to buy guns. as someone in law enforcement, i think that's dangerous. millions of guns are sold through websites like this, most with no background checks, no questions asked. the law requires background checks in gun stores;
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now a bad guy is armed - and potentially dangerous. and that's a threat to all of us.
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homes overlooking red rock canyon is back in the news. >> the county commission voted against it. but this battle has been going on for years. >> at least it's not over. denise rosch has more. >> reporter: heather fisher understands there is a time and a place for new development in southern nevada. >> we have the big city.
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canyon, she says, is not that place. as president of the nonprofit save red rock, she's gathered nearly 21,000 petition signatures of people who agree. >> there would be a -- the property goes for 2,000 acres along the top of the mountain. >> reporter: at issue, a proposal to build over 5,000 homes on the site of an old mine right above the community of blue diamond and red rock canyon. tuesday night, a planning consultant for developer jim rodes laut >> the plan includes public facilities, parks, schools, civic uses and also a neighborhood center. >> reporter: but while the planning commission unanimously denied the project, the story isn't over. five years ago, county commissioners approved it, citing legal issues and property owner rights. so what happened? county commissioner susan brager. >> our hope was he was going to
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so it didn't go anywhere. >> reporter: now the idea of homes in red rock is back. opponents fear at least some of the development will be visible from recreation areas, including this blm campsite. >> i think it would be unfortunate. >> reporter: garrett is vits from -- is visiting from canada. >> i don't know if i would stop coming back but it might prevent me from camping here. >> the problem is scope. the problem is he wants >> reporter: meaning, she says, more traffic, more people, less solitude in red rock. the next step moves from the hills of red rock to right here at the county government building. this is where county commissioners will have the final day during the meeting in december and expectations are a packed house. denise rosch, news 3. >> thank you. well, good news for firefighters across the state. up in mount charleston, so-called october fire is
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falls burned 27 acres. the u.s. forest says the fire was started by a campfire built by careless hikers. officials want to remind everybody the conditions in the area are perfect for a major wildfire. they also say that the mary jane falls trail will remain closed for up to a week. let's go north to the washoe valley where fire crews have contained the little valley fire. that fire burned nearly 2300 acres, destroyed almost two dozen homes buildings since it sparked last friday. several people living in the area blame a controlled burn by unr for starting this fire. investigators are still trying to figure out the cause. well, back here on the valley floor, it's just downright beautiful. but we still wonder about the wind coming up. >> well, because we like to call today friday eve. so no pressure, kevin. but a lot of people are hoping we get a break from the winds.
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[laughter] >> we'll try to deliver. we have 140 neighborhood stations. we have dozens of cameras. we're watching you like a hawk and sometimes you are watching us back. now, i'm no bird expert, but there's a good chance i've been told by chris out there at aliente this is a baby hawk parked on our camera and looking right back at us. maybe in the reflection possibly sees mom? i don't know. love it. there's a little landing there. the rest of the day from our camera was pretty much feather-free. just a couple of thin clouds. that's it. an unblemished sky. in laughlin, watch a little bit of shake to the camera. that's where the winds have gone. a nice sunset there. i think we'll see less wind tomorrow. we'll begin in the southwest. russell only blowing at 4. temperature, 72. east side of town near
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in at 79. not very windy there. spring valley near flamingo and rainbow, 12% for the relative humidity. love las vegas in october. we're seeing the low 70s around the south edges. and mid-70s in town and 80 on the east side of town. mountain already in the mid-40s. lake at 77 and the temperature today, 81 degrees. so a couple above normal. 15 of our october days have been above normal. the last 13 in a row. it's a green scene with the air quality report. we've had good news there for the last week or so. we're excited to say. no significant winds should keep that going. earlier in the week, we were showing you all of those record high temperatures in a good portion of the country. things have moderated to the midwest to the east. they are still comfortable in the 70s but they are no longer seeing the 80s.
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from 7:00 to 9:00, we'll get to 80 at lunchtime. it should stay below 10 and 5 miles an hour. the area of high pressure that kicked up the breezes expanding. that will allow us to warm. we're sort of in a holding pattern. we're going to steer a system in from the south that might pull in tropical move. we think we might have for rain in the desert sunday night and monday. 36 in pahrump. 30s in lincoln county. high temperatures for friday, 85 in boulder city. laughlin at 93. pahrump maxes out at 9 -- 87. 60 in town under a clear sky. the rebound for friday, not bad. i think the complaint phone won't be ringing. 70 and 87 for the high. a good portion of the valley
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hit 90 and above. start to see the clouds on sunday. there's that chance for rain late sunday night into monday. we could get a few drops. another system could come in late next week, too. we'll be monitoring that as the pattern shifts. quick hello to my friends at ruth elementary. we were up able to get pictures. we had a wonderful time. part of our literacy efforts. >> read, read, read, kids. >> i just tweeted out the photo of i tagged everybody in it. >> i tweeted it an hour ago. have you been following your twitter account, reed? that's already old news. >> fellows, settle down. we have a social media professional in the building. do not have john get involved. >> been there, done that. >> one person on one side. >> facebook, it's been tweeted. it's done.
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[laughter] >> marijuana is a catch crop in colorado. >> but here in some groups are spending a lot of money to block recreational marijuana. the money trail is next. the european union makes an offer a restaurant can't refuse over its mafia-themed name. putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. planned parenthood should absolutely be defunded. and congressman hardy said he supported trump 100%. like trump, hardy opposed legislation to ensure equal pay. and hardy fought to defund planned parenthood, just like trump.
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and ruben kihuen will protect our right to make our own health decisions. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. you've heard plenty about joe heck and the tax breaks he's voted for. have spent to elect him. bad enough. but heck voted time and time again to limit nevada solar. risking jobs and higher rates. for nevada families, it's personal. catherine cortez masto will expand clean energy solar jobs. catherine cortez masto will fight for nevada families. edf action and lcv victory fund are responsible for the
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it's hard to make the past dissappear, but danny tarkanian is tryryin. ...and the shady record that killed his chances every time. the property taxes tarkanian skipped out on for years... the telemarketing scammers he represented... all those fake charities he helped set up. he can try all he wants, but danny tarkanian just can't bury his past.
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fight for your vote is up for legalizing marijuana in nevada. millions of dollars are being pumped into campaigns. now new revelations that sheldon adelson is putting up $2 million to fight againstal recreational marijuana. over the past four months, $1.8 million was piled on to convince voters to vote yes. both camps conceding it will be closed on election day. a defense attorney is pushing for a coverup. we're not talking about a crime.
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you spend a lot of time opening doors for these little guys. but congressman heck opens them for these guys -- special interests and the billionaire koch brothers. they spent millions supporting heck, and heck supports their agenda -- special tax breaks even for corporations shipping jobs overseas. worse, heck pays for them by cutting education and raising taxes on us. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible i spent many years as a nuclear missile launch officer. if the president gave the order we had to launch the missiles, that would be it. i prayed that call would never come. [ radio chatter ] self control may be all that keeps these missiles from firing. [ sirens blearing ] i would bomb the [ beep] out of them. i want to be unpredictable. i love war. the thought of donald trump with nuclear weapons scares me to death. it should scare everyone.
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a murder suspect asking for the right to cover his facial tattoos with makeup. he says it's to prevent jury bias against him. he question and now we want to know if the judge agreed. here's the unusual decision a judge had to make about the tattoos before the trial. >> reporter: the defendant has tattoos on his face and head. he's 21 and accused of murder in the shooting death of a 75-year-old woman during a home-invasion robbery may 2013. could his look bias jurors? would some jurors think morgan has been in prison before? for his upcoming trial, his attorney wanted to cover
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>> reaction to his tattoos to jurors, frightened jurors. >> reporter: the judge heard brief arguments for and against the defendant using makeup. the prosecution said because morgan had voluntary agreed to tattoos when he was over 18 that he didn't have the right to have them consealed. >> we're not going to have tattoos are and what they mean. >> reporter: the motion to cover tattoos with makeup, denied. if convicted as charged, morgan could get the death penalty t appears likely the case will go to a jury trial early next year. it's a decision that will be made next month. back to you. we have an update to that gas-fueled explosion in portland. investigators say processing


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