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their solution could mean limiting access, something a lot of us don't want to hear. it's our top story. news 3's denise rosch is at unlv where an open house is addressing the issues. denise, why unlv? we're understanding that las vegas is a major feeder for zion tourism. >> reporter: yeah, reed. it's an easy drive and certainly worth your time. but are we loving zion to death? now, this is the first meeting in a series put on by the national park service. they want your input on this. should we limit all campgrounds? the answers won't be easy but the problem is getting worse. >> very lucky to see a lot of great places all over the world. this time it's in our own backyard. >> reporter: she calls it the perfect get away. trouble is quiet time is hard to come by. visitation is exploding. lions for shutting buses.
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park spokesperson aly baltress. >> we're breaking records every month and a lot of times it's every week. >> reporter: news 3 first told you about the overcrowding issues in august. last year, 3.6 million people visited zion and this year it's already up another 10%. >> hey, how are you doing today? >> reporter: so employees are working on a two and a half-year visitor use , to figure out how many people can fit in the canyon without damaging resources. >> are we overusing it? that's definitely a concern here. we're seeing more trash, more graffiti. we are seeing impact on vegetation. >> reporter: and now it's your time to turn -- turn to sound off. they are holding a series of meetings at unlv.
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and protecting land. >> i don't know whether we might permit some areas that might right now you can go easily. >> reporter: and she says there's also a safety issue. as it is, visitors need to wait their turn on narrow paths with steep dropoffs and while it's easy to understand why die unis so popular, the big question now what do we do with all of the people? and this open house runs until we're on the second floor of the student union. if you can't make it down there, you can give input online. we have a link at reporting live, denise rosch, news 3. >> all right. thank you. news 3 is your weather authority. today is a good day to talk about the weather. >> steady showers have been falling since some time yesterday and making the roads real slick. it's tapering off right now. >> i think we're done with the rain in sown.
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valley. live picture of the east side of the valley. you can tell when the clouds are breaking up. the sky is on fire next to the spring mountains. that's absolutely gorgeous. i knew that would happen once we got that one sliver of sunshine. been an active day with these waves of rain going through. what's happened, the individual showers have been moving to the northeast while the entire line has been drifting east. so we're pretty much done in the valley. but south of through california and i think they could clip and sneak no boulder city, down towards searchlight, laughlin. maybe sandy valley. we'll update your seven-day forecast because there's another round of rain. we want to see how this rain is impacting your afternoon drive. this morning was pretty messy outside. tom hawley is live in sky 3 with more.
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we're starting to see breakup in the clouds. we still have slickness left over. that may have something to do with this rear-ender. this is southbound on decatur. a tow truck just arriving on the scene. sometimes those rear enders happen when people's brakes lock up on the wet surface. we spotted this accident, a pickup truck spun out of control and up onto the sidewalk. that's at town center and village. right now, we have some light spend fender-benders. things seem to be on the mend. hp needs your help to find the driver who caused a deadly hit-and-run crash. it happened saturday evening. tonight the victim's family is pleading with the drive driver to come forward. sergio avila is live. you have learned the two victims involved in the crash were husband and wife. >> reporter: jim, they were married nearly 20 years with two children. now that family has been torn
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trying to recover from her physical injuries while dealing with such emotional pain. >> that was her only true love. that was just bobby. >> reporter: octavia is talking about her sister jennifer's true love, 46-year-old bobby pierce. the couple was in a hit-and-run crash saturday around 6:30 in the evening. >> they would have been married 20 years next march. >> reporter: bobby wouldn't live to see his 20th anniversary. he died during that crash. his wife now in the hospital recovering from multiple broken people but when things like this happen it's hard. >> reporter: she said the family is trying to cling to hope that the driver responsible is caught or surrenders. >> i don't know or understand how anyone could hit a vehicle like that going that fast and see that happened a just drive away. >> reporter: this nhp trooper said they are looking for a tan or brown van with possible
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troopers hope someone spotted something on i-15 near sunset. >> we know there has to be dozens if not hundreds of vehicles commuting through that busy section. >> reporter: a family destroyed, a driver on the run. she has this message for the person who caused this. >> i understand you are scaried. worried. but just do the right thing and turn yourself in and go to the police station and go tal them because you have taken a husband. you have taken a father, a brother-in-law, a son and uncle from this family. my niece and nephew don't know why because they don't know who. so just please do the right thing. >> reporter: and again, nhp troopers looking out for a light-colored van, either brown or tan. if you have any information you are urged to call police. reporting live, sergio avila, news 3.
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an 80-year-old man may have suffered a medical episode before crashing his car on i-15 near charleston today. this crash snarled traffic for hours right near the spaghetti bowl this morning. the highway patrol said the man's pickup hit a disabled vehicle in the northbound lanes. in a separate crash this tractor-trailer jackknifed while it was raining out there spilling diesel fuel along i-15 in the same area. that added to the morning for a 28-year-old man. saturday morning a man murdered his former love's boyfriend. news 3's antonio castelan joins us live outside of the clark county detention center. antonio, tonight the victim's mother said her son left chicago to get away from violence here only to find it in our valley? >> reporter: reed, he wanted a new life without the threat of getting killed. the murder victim's mother says she never imagined her son
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early saturday morning on a las vegas street. he left chicago's mean streets to avoid the violence. >> it's hard because i was so scared for him because, you know, you hear on the news, you hear something, some black guy got shot. >> reporter: you are hearing the voice of carolyn cramer, rayvon's mother. she spoke about her loss. >> he was a person, he would and he was a hard worker. >> reporter: metro police say rayvon solomon was involved in a love triangle. on saturday morning, steven lewis confronted rayvon solomon and a woman he was dining with inside a restaurant. a fight erupted between solomon and lewis. that's when police say lewis shot solomon several times. >> i feel sorry for both of them
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his kids will never see him again or his family. >> reporter: solomon leaves behind two children. cramer says through her pain, she feels bad for the murder suspect. >> i feel sorry for him because he's gonna be in jail for the rest of his life. and -- and the only thing, his kids will get a chance to see him. >> reporter: steven lewis is here at the clark county detention center, tomorrow morning. jim? >> thank you for that. metro police are looking for more victims of a strange home rental spying operation here in las vegas. we told you about the arrest of chris rogers last thursday. detectives say he set up hidden cameras in his air bnb rental homes in las vegas. they were found in the bathrooms and the bedrooms. if you think maybe you were a
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crimestoppers. almost 100,000 people have already cast their ballots here in clark county. >> if you are one of the many who will head to the polls, there are rules, do's and dont's that you need to know. and your weather authority is keeping an eye on the radar and the chances for more rain around the southern nevada tonight. kevin is back in a few minutes with his full forecast. and what we're learning about this deadly bus crash in southern california. 1 people died including the driver. how d >> that's comm it's hard to make the past dissappear, but danny tarkanian is trying. he'd rather you forget about all of his failed runs for congress, senate, and secretary of state. ...and the shady record that killed his chances every time.
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all those fake charities he helped set up. he can try all he wants, but danny tarkanian just can't bury his past. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. it's not uncommon for autistic kids to flap their hands. and so when i saw that, that was completely disqualifying. i'm a republican, but this election is so much bigger than party. my son max can't live in trump world.
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and she's smart. she can work with people to solve problems. i want to be able to tell my kids that i did the right thing when it really mattered.
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as the third day of early voting nears a close, the polls are open until 7:00, more than 93,000 people in clark county have cast their ballots. a little more than 39,000 turned out just on saturday. that set a new record. >> well, let's talk about decision 2016. people all over the valley are engaged like never before. and the numbers are really big. >> yeah. so far democrats think they have the edge in early voting and new at 6:00 tonight, news 3's kelsey thomas is live inside the galleria mall in henderson with some pointers on voting etiquette. some things maybe you don't know about. so how is the crowd out there right now? >> reporter: well, there's still
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lightning, thunder. all of it. it did not keep people away. there's been a steady stream of people all afternoon. nearly 100,000 people have come out to vote since the polls opened early saturday morning and today we're talking about the dos and don't continues of voting. a big turnout means big lines, people dancing, eating, checking facebook to pass time because they know your vote is it's a right that comes with rules. >> my grandchildren tell me what a selfie is. >> reporter: inform this self-ly-obsessed world we live in, joes know better than to do that. >> i don't know why anyone would want to do that. >> reporter: at 91 years old, phyllis knows a thing or two about maintaining the secrecy of the ballot. >> there is a time and a place for that. this is not the place. >> leave your political gear at
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show your support for parties or candidates, a no-no. >> it wouldn't bother me but it's sort of like putting bumper stickers on your car and asking to be keyed. >> reporter: this man missed the memo. >> i didn't wear my hillary for prison. so i guess that's okay. >> reporter: poll workers were not okay with it. they asked him to take it off. >> that doesn't bother me as much as you don't have to show a picture i.d. >> reporter: it's true, a pictur i it's helpful. remember, rules are rules and no matter how long you wait in line, your vote matters. >> if up don't vote, you have no business grumbling later. [laughter] >> reporter: which is a good point. early voting is easy. you have no excuse. there's 97 early voting polls stations. you can go to any of them if you want to early vote. that's different than election day.
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designated polling station. kelsey thomas, news 3. >> all good things to think about. democrats are making a concerted effort to keep their early voting waves going. it's the forward together bus which is touring the valley. you may have seen it out there. we caught up with it at a stop in north las vegas, where democrats had a particular message for latinos. vote early and vote democrat. ruben is running for congress in the fourth district. >> we'll see a record number of i believe we'll have a greater turnout in the latino community than ever before. >> there is a lot at stake and i think that dive vicive rhetoric is bringing people out to fight for the first time and use their voice and votes to make a difference. >> so. democrats in clark county held about a 20,000-voter edge over republicans. and republicans say they are reaching out to latinos who make
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can agree on. news 3 is your weather authority. we have seen steady rain since yesterday. >> it's nice. you can probably turn off your sprinklers for the week in most neighborhoods. check out the doppler radar. we're pretty much done after the waves of rain have gone through the valley, at least here in the valley. south of town, there are showers in to laughlin. i expect more showers over the next few hours. did we have vistas today. the double rainbows were out of town. we had one at the lake, one up in mesquite. one in boulder city. trust me, we had good shots here. like the sunrise before the clouding poured in yesterday. that made for an explosive start to your sunday. i hope you had a chance to catch that and snow on the mountain at the 10,000-foot level.
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feet. just the ridgetop is getting snow. speaking of the mountain, now the emergency, pretty much a washout. at red rock, not openly did they have the rain but incredible cloud formations. by the end of the day, it almost looks volcanic. in town, you probably experienced these slick roads. gonna take a while for them to dry out. we had scattered rain, scattered bugs and the just lit up. checking in with a couple of areas. bermuda, warm springs, 90%. they've had 2/10 of rain and the green valley parkway and 215, 96% humidity and .25 of rain. the rainfall totals were very scattered depending upon your location. but a good portion of the valley had at or above .25. outside of the valley, we showed
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there. pahrump had 6/10 over an inch. mccarran, about .25. puts our 2016 total at 3.72. we're about .5 where we should be for this time of year. temperature-wise, 71 and 63. with the thick cloud cover, you are not gonna move a whole lot. the air quality report, go out and breathe it's green. it smells good. tuesday, start in the won't be much in the way of wind. in town, not much in the way of clouds, either. for the remainder of this evening, our real focus was the rain has pushed out of the las vegas valley. to the south, nothing too heavy. a couple light to moderate showers. they could possibly scrape boulder city. the rest of the system lifts off to the north and that will allow
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tuesday. 40 on the mountain. 48 in pahrump. high temperatures tomorrow afternoon, boulder city, 81. 59 up on the mountain. 88 in laughlin. for the las vegas valley tonight, we're going down to 60. more chances for rain south of town through midevening. we'll clear off late. sunny and 82 for your tuesday. but if you are gonna be working out, you will be sweating. we'll have humidity. it will be tough to get this out of here. hang on. here comes another system and the potential of remnants from hurricane seymore, which is west of mexico, that may come at the end of the week or possibly to start the weekend. that will be the focus. >> yeah. >> feels like spring weather only in fall. >> well -- yeah but we -- any time we get widespread rain its a treat. >> yes. coming up -- a protest over
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women who ware them. >> the background story behind all of these people parading through a neighborhood wearing yoga pant, even the guys. we're happy to have positive yoga pant, even the guys. we're happy to have positive news to share about the unlv law you spend a lot of time opening doors th 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
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jim childs: one of the ways criminaloi guns. as someone in law enforcemenen, 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; why don't we require them online? a few clicks of the mouse, now a bad guy is armed - and potentially dangerous. and that's a threat to all of us.
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it's hard to make the past dissappear, but danny tarkanian is trying. he'd rather you forget about all of his failed runs for congress, senate, and secretary of state. ...and the shady record that killed his chances every time. the property taxes tarkanian skipped out on for years... he can try all he wants, but danny tarkanian just can't bury his past.
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welcome back. we know a lot of you have been hoping and praying and following the recovery of unlv law professor leslie griffin. she was brutally attacked while out for a walk in henderson. she's been upgraded to fair condition. she started in critical. great shoes. she was attacked at a popular trail. the man who police say targeted her at random, michael mattingly, has been charged with she's scheduled for another court appearance next week. the subway chain is being sued. >> we'll tell you about the lawsuit from the ex-wife of jared fogle. and what investigators are learning about the tour bus crash that killed 13 coming back from a casino. and your weather authority still on track of this rainy weather moving through the valley. kevin will tell us what to
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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
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identified all but one of the passengers aboard this tour bus crash during a horrific time in california. >> yeah. it happened near palm springs early sunday morning as the bus was on its way back to los angeles. it was speeding when it slammed right into the back of a tractor-trailer. here's more. >> reporter: federal investigators are now examining what's left of a tour bus and the 18-wheeler it slammed


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