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officer getting hauled off in the gurney, so it was just a real crazy, crazy moment. philip davis still can't believe a metro officer was shot just outside his room at the emerald suites. 00:21:36:00 i was just in my room, i had just gotten back when he realized what was happening he started rolling 00:21:49:00 i seen the officer, he was slumped over over there by the wall, somebody else was helping him and everybody was calling for police davis says it was eerily calm and empty in the moments right after the shooting, then there was an explosion of activity. 00:22:54:00 it was just him and the other guy helping him and then i seen another officer, and maybe after another five minutes there was an ambulance and other police officer units came and all that and it was just crazy. as the officer is being wheeled away on the strecher you ccan see he's moving and obviously awake. the good news is doctors expect him to make a full recovery. as for the suspect, teag fox,
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serious charges, including attmepted murder on a police officer. police haven't confirmed this but people at emerald suites say he lived in one of the room. but i didn't really see him like that, but other than that nobody knows anything. take reporter live coming up tonight on action news at six, hear from a woman who says two of the shots just missed going through her window... and how she could have easily been hit. our team coverage continues now with contact 13 investigative reporter stephanie zepelin..metro headquarters.. stephanie.. we understand metro isn't saying that much tonight about its investigation. after a chaotic day for metro, things here are quiet again....literally and figuratively....as the office remains tight-lipped about
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investigation. today they confirmed the suspect is 38- year-old teag fox, a fact action news brought you yesterday through our sources. metro would not tell us about his past or any record with police. fox was booked into the clark county detention center for attempted murder, battery, and battery resulting in substantial bodily harm -- all with a deadly weapon on a police officer. he was also arrested for discharging a firearm into an occupied structure. metro says he was taken into custody without incident, and they found the gun he used. we have a lot of questions for metro that they wont answer for us. we still dont know his motive for shooting the officer or how he got from their tight perimeter on las vegas boulevard all the way to southern highlands, several miles away. live at metro headquarters, stephanie zepelin, channel 13 action news. we want to get straight to the scene of breaking news -- one person killed in a
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and a vehicle. it happened around 3-30 .. and action news anchor jacqui heinrich raced straight to the scene. jacqui.. what are you seeing? we're following the latest weather developments as we head into the final weekend before christmas. live look outside right now at a beautiful..
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but will it stay that way? let's send it over to chief meteorologist bryan scofield, and weather first. just in to our newsroom -- a pair of tiger cubs at siegfried and roy's secret garden.. passed away today. we're told both "liberty" and "justice".. died from kidney infections.
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representatives from the secret garden habitat said they will forever be inspired by the two cubs. police say they have made an arrest in this bizzare front door package theft near charleston and nellis. we say 'bizzare'.. because the homeowner had just moved into the neighborhood and decided to conduct an experment to see if any package thieves lived nearby. so.. he put dog poop in the from the homeowner.. on whether he wants to press charges. more breaking news: unlv's head baseball coach.. tim chambers.. is stepping down.. citing health reasons. it comes two months after he was arrested for d-u-i.. and six months after he took an indefinite leave of absence to deal with medical problems. in a statement.. chambers said stepping down was the best thing for himself and the players. we're now 48 hours into a special session.. but with a billion dollar deal on the line.. state lawmakers still haven't voted on a bill.
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callahan is live in carson city where he has been tracking all of the negotiations. the assembly is close to voting on the workforce development bill. the committee approved amendments about an hour ago, they are now waiting for the bill to be reprinted before voting. if the bill passes it would then head over to the senate for discussion. but lawmakers there are having trouble with their commerce bill to fund the incentive this after the legal team spent the night and most of the day making amendments to both bills and writing a third. sen. always very cognizant to make :05 seconds from security video coming up, the humorous way the
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trying to catch two thieves. and.. we're still following a wild police chase in southern california. we'll show you how it finally ended a few minutes ago.. and why police were after the guy in the first place. bryan. more now on some breaking news
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acleading police on a wild chase across orange county. we were fixated on the monitors watching this one after we went off the air.. it started on i-5 in irvine.. and wound its way through santa ana.. we watched as the driver went the wrong way down several highways.. and crossed multiple medians in an attempt to avoid police -- before ultimately bailing out of his vehicle and surrendering to police. in the wake of several recent mishaps.. allegiant airlines is increasing training for pilots and dispatchers. in july.. a plane leaving from las vegas made an emergency landing in north dakota after the pilots told flight controllers they
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reach another airport. the f-a-a just finished its investigation and issued a "letter of correction." that's one step below taking legal action. allegiant declined our request for comment. a wild police chase starts in the southeast.. and ends with a standoff on the opposite side of the valley! chopper 13 was there when the suspect was taken away in handcuffs. we'll explain why he ran away in the first place.. plus: this video is going viral -- it's already been seen thousands of times.. and it was taken right here in the valley. you'll hear from the owners of this taco shop when we return.
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look at this dramatic security video of robbers breaking into a local taco shop. they smash through the glass.. then run through the place.. apparently hungry for something but today.. the manager fights back in an unexpected.. humorous way you'll want to see. action news anchor jacqui heinrich explains. greg carlson 10:02:11 we keep the light on in storage room in the office area so they ran tacos. after calling police he looked at the security video greg carlson 9:58:55 our immediate thought is they're coming in to get our food right. because who doesn't want some tacos at 3 in the morning. and that led him to antoher thought---get the publics help to find out who tried to steal tacos in the middle of the night. greg carlson 57::59 i thought if we're going to do that we
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but also we wanted just have a little fun with it, we're a fun company and we like to take lemons and turn it into lemonaide, make something fun out of it. nats cutting onion using a sharp sense of wit...greg put together a version of the security video with his clever observations. greg cover 2nd part with security video to match. 10:10:13 and then the next thing i thought was the reason why he wants to go in there is he wants a taco. so i typed up "poor guy just wants a taco." and he posted situation and kind of put a funny spin on it. brett 10:12:51 it just kind of got me thinking about the place and i was like hey we viral....many more are sure to get the hungries for tacos...and greg hopes some tips to solve the crime will come in too greg carlson 9:58:24 the response has been enormous. i think we got over 1200 shares right now. between facebook and youtube.. more than 35-thousand people
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new year's eve is two weeks away -- security is a top priority, but city leaders say it's important for everyone who goes out for the big celebration to stay alert! (1:11) "we know from the type of the crimes that are going on and the terrorism that's out there, we're really relying each individual to be part of helping us and being aware. (1:23) this year, the city is calling their celebration "america's party." more than 300-thousand people are expected to fill the whole strip and downtown las vegas. the fireworks will launch from the roofs of 7 different hotel-casinos...for 8 minutes...to coordinated music and lights! downtown there will be concerts all night long featuring 13 of the world's greatest tribute bands. if you're leaving town..
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"triple-a" says more than 100- million people will travel at least 50- miles to their destination over the holidays. that's up about 1-percent from last year. now let's send it to meteorologist bryan scofield and "weather first".. we're now 48 hours into a special session..
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session.. but with a billion dollar deal on the line.. state lawmakers still haven't voted on a bill. action news reporter bryan callahan is live in carson city where he has been tracking all of the negotiations. the assembly is close to voting on the workforce development bill. the committee approved
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they are now waiting for the bill to be reprinted before voting. if the bill passes it would then head over to the senate for discussion. but lawmakers there are having trouble with their commerce bill to fund the incentive package. this afternoon the they sent the bill back for a second round of amendments. this after the legal team spent the night and most of the day making amendments to both bills and writing a third. that third bill involves the water right at apex that was a reporting live, bryan callahan, channel 13 action news. club vo time now... for the latest consumer news... from contact 13. and a pair of razor companies will do battle in court -- "gillette" is suing "dollar shave club"! gillette says their patented razor coating was stolen by "dollar shave club".. as a result, gillette will ask
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"dollar shave club" razors.. effective immediately. "dollar shave club" has not commented on gillette's lawsuit. contact 13 is ready to help you with a consumer problem. just call one of our volunteers final check on your forecast from bryan. you're watching channel 13 action news.. where you ask and we investigate. stay with us. coming up tonight on action
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formal charges have been filed against the former animal control supervisor in boulder city accused of euthanizing more than 100 animals. why investigators are now investigating the drugs used at that shelter. shocking video out of florida, shows a suspect punching an officer in the face before getting into a shootout. what prompted the violence. before we go.. let's take a look at tonight's
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it starts at 8 with last man standing, yes, virginia at 8-30, shark tank at 9, then 20-20 at 10. and make sure to join us for action news live at 11. 30-minutes for action news... live at 6. until then.. thanks for watching and have a
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tonight, breaking news from right here in new hampshire. eve of the big debate. bernie sanders' campaign under fire. a staffer accused of spying on part of hillary clinton's private voter files. the party coming down hard, but sanders fighting back, suing the
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