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((ad-lib)) breaking news just into our newsroom... police are telling us two people are dead after an
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crash near charleston and decatur. this happened just after 11 o clock last night. police tell us the vehicle was heading west bound on charleston when it lost control and hit a pole. there were two people in that and they both died. metro says speed appears to be a factor but the crash is still under investigation. right now.... police are searching for two suspects they say shot a man near the stratosphere. police believe it started as a robbery in the allyway. they say the two suspects held up the victim... shooting him twice, once in the head, once in the ankle. despite his wounds, the victim
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7-11 where he asked the clerk to call police. that's not all he was able to do, police say he managed to take the gun from the suspects. metro now has that weapon as evidence. police tell us the shot to head was more of a graze and the victim was up and talking when he was taken to the hospital. at last check..police were waiting to speak to the victim in the hospital where they hope to get a description of those two suspects. an action news update to a shooting involving an off-duty police officer in north las vegas. police sources tell us mitchell and varonica green were home late friday night.. when a relative stopped by. the couple thought it was an intruder and opened fire. the husband and wife reportedly fired multiple shots with seperate weapons... hitting the family member in the leg. a metro source tells us it was one of their mothers.. who had a key to the house. she was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover. neighbors say the street was blocked off for about ten hours yesterday morning. police have ruled the shooting to be accidental and they will
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breaking news out of texas.... the death toll is now at 11 people after a deadly tornado swept through the dallas area. here's a picture of the twister that rolled through earlier yesterday. it's just massive. you can see here just how powerful the tornado was....it managed to toss around some cars and you can see the aftermath of that right here. and here's some video of the tornado as it was rolling through that area. needless to say it was very big and very destructive. this has been a holiday weekend of dangerous weather for much of the country. at least 25 deaths are blamed on tornadoes and other storms. cnn's sara sidner has the latest... a deadly night in north texas. "oh its very big, it's massive, its hitting stuff." fierce storms and tornadoes swept through the dallas area. big. there is stuff flying in the air." at least 5 deaths were reported in garland after a tornado hit interstate-30. "i actually looked at the twister ...
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roar, it was really scary. i dont scare that easy and i was scared" several homes were her car was in the garage . it's in the kitchen. yes right now. and my husband's car was in the drive way it's out and around and in the alley. but her car is in the kitchen and it was in the garage. " when the storm hit, lafayette griffin huddled with his family under a mattress and prayed "it was terrifying, terrified. we didn't know if we were going to make it" the storms are all part of a severe weather system that devasted the south this holiday weekend, with deaths in texas, arkansas, "it's by the grace of god it wasn't worse. i am really grateful you know. my wife works not that far from the front facade was ripped off of this house. called and said i think your house got a direct hit and we stuff up. its amazing how people in this commnity just take charge." tv is busted, but everyone is alive so you think how lucky you are." in missouri, heavy rains are
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kathleen jackson shared this video from republic missouri on
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you can the heavy showers flooded a ditch along the highway. the waters then spilled into a car dealership parking lot. several inches of rain have fallen in that area. the death toll from all the storms in the south now stands at 25... and that number could clime. severe weather... wreaked havoc... over the christmas holiday. flash floods took over parts of georgia and alabama. meanwhile a tornado smashed day. it was like pouring down, heavy rain...and then all of a sudden the glass and the windows just broke out and then it sounded like someone was clawing the tin off of the house - the roof 190 roads across the state are still closed right now due to flooding. the search is on for a murder suspect... still ahead on good morning las vegas.....police are eager to catch the guy, because of how gruesome his acts were. plus, the chicago police department is already facing
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their own fired shots, accidentally killing two people. the latest developments on this story, next. ((ad-lib)) a hard freeze warning is in effect for parts of clark
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but temperatures won't increase too much compared with yesterday. highs will be right around 50 today helped out by the clear sunny skies around the area and all told today won't be too bad, just a little cold. low temperatures will be very cold tonight, and freeze watches and warnings are possible in the las vegas valley. another storm system is rolling onto the washington coast right now and will dive towards las vegas by tomorrow bringing with it some more clouds and another bout of winds. this system doesn't look nearly as powerful as christmas eve's but will bring a reinforcing shot of cold air to southern nevada as highs will remain in the upper 40s. we'll see temperatures right around 50 for tuesday through new years with generally sunny skies. new years eve and day look seasonably chilly with some blustery winds for new years
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it'll be cold out there as low temperatures will be in the low 30s pretty much across the board. ((ad-lib at open set with live pic in mon)) time now for a look at your problem solver traffic.
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new this morning nine people, including two children, are recovering in a
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francisco hospital after a crash involving a tour bus. police say the driver of a black suv crashed into the double decker bus. people rushed out of restaurants to see what was going on. many of the victims were treated at the scene before being rushed to hospitals. we're told the the driver of the s- u-v will be cited for making an unsafe lane change. developing in southern california.... pomona police are searching for a murder suspect who they say burned a woman to death on christmas day. authorities say the suspect doused the 41-year old victim in gasoline and set her on fire, possibly with a cigarette. witnesses described seeing the victim running from the home fully engulfed in flames. she was rushed to the hospital
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severe burn injuries. police say the suspect, 51-year-old clarence duwell, is on the run and is considered dangerous. meanwhile, alabama police are searching for two gunmen... who they say ....shot four teenagers outside a movie theater in west mobile. police say... two 14 year olds.... one male and one female.... were both shot in the leg. two other ....18-year old... male victims.... are recovering from non- life threatening gunshot wounds. witnesses say the victims got into an argument with the two gunmen in the movie theater parking lot just before five shots were fired. the fight broke it was like a one on one or something but then like just people like groups and different groups of the fight started happening and then people started shooting. police say the two shooters ran away. they are believed to be juveniles. friends and family gathered to pay their final respects to a teenager who died trying to save three friends. it happened just a week before christmas in knoxville, tennessee ... the 15 year old shielded three girls from a spray of bullets.
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showed up for the funeral for the high school football player, including his math tutor of three years. that was the ultimate sacrifice to say i'ma think about some other people other than myself with no hesitation. a lot us can't say that would've been our instant thought is to think about the others that we were with and to protect them over our own self." friends describe... zaevon dobson... as smart, funny, and a play- maker on the football field, as well as a hero in the knoxville community. police say the 3 suspects responsible for the shooting... have gang ties and fired on a group of school kids celebrating the holidays. cell phone video is showing the damage left to a texas mosque after it erupted in flames. muslims in the houston neighborhood gathered friday night for prayers. the fire started christmas day and about 80 firefighters worked to put the flames out. arson investigators and the a-t-f are on the scene and looking into the possiblity this fire was started
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(achref bava/ attendee) "a burned mosque, a burned church or a burned synagogue, or a burned temple. it's not good to see it like that." officials haven't determined the cause yet, but they are investigating it as suspicious because it happened at a religious building. new developments on an unsolved beating in texas. the judge wounded last month outside her austin home is out of the hospital. julie ko-curek is the presiding... district court judge for travis county. she was attacked a few weeks before thanksgiving. no motive or suspect has been named in the case. however, a 28-year-old houston man in custody on a murder charge... is a person of interest in the shooting. in illinois.. police shot two people to death--they say were "accidentally struck and tragically killed." a 55-year old woman and 19-year-old man were both killed killed after police responded to a domestic disturbance call on the city's westside. the officer involved will be on administrative duty while and investigation takes place.
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a police officer is doing just fine after being attacked. next up, we'll tell you "who" is responsible for the act. you're watching good morning las vegas on channel 13. we'll be right back on this morning. a single mother of four's
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is. let's help some families restore what they lost. church members surprised moore during a recent service by handing her the keys, a police officer in louisiana crashes his patrol car on christmas eve after being attacked... but it's not what you think. the perp had wings and talons... and the officer now has quite the story to tell. (nats - traffic) it was supposed to be a routine overnight patrol for covington police officer lance benjamin... until he came across a perp like no other. (officer lance benjamin, covington, la police dept.) "one i couldn't put exactly put handcuffs on." you may be wondering who? (officer lance benjamin, covington, la police dept.) "aw man he clawed up my shirt." who would do such a thing in a police cruiser on christmas eve?!? (officer lance benjamin, covington, la police dept.) "started pecking the back of my head." this guy, that's who! (officer lance benjamin, covington, la police
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subdivision, going about 10 miles an hour, suddenly i felt something hit the left side of my face. so i'm thinking okay maybe it was a football or something. and then i felt some scratching on the back of my head and some (officer lance benjamin, covington, la police dept.) "slapped me a few times with his wings, kept on going with his talons." the scene captured on officer benjamin's body camera. (officer lance benjamin, covington, la police dept.) "there's an owl in the unit there." but only after benjamin's defensive driving training was put to good use. (officer lance benjamin, covington, la police dept.) "i tried to keep control of my there he was just chilling out in the car." thankfully, no one was hurt and there was only minor damage to benjamin's cruiser. as for this perp... he's in the wind. (officer lance benjamin, covington, la police dept.) "we rolled down the passenger side window. um and after about 45 minutes he finally flew out." now, thanks to his fellow officers, benjamin has a permanent partner in crime for those late night ride-alongs. (officer lance benjamin, covington, la police dept.) "that's my good luck charm from now on. hopefully i don't have to have any more owl encounters.
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that." officer benjamin got a tetanus shot and some antibiotics -- just in case. after all that, he returned to work the rest of his shift. we have consumer alert from contact 13. sprint and verizon customers may have unclaimed money waiting for them.. but there's a deadline to claim it.. this thursday.. both wireless carries are paying customers back for unauthoriezed third- party messages.. like horoscopes or sports scores. they're refunding 158- million dollars. current and former subscribers who paid for unauthorized texts beginning july 1st, 20!10 can file a request. verizon and sprint both have online claim forms. good morning las vegas.. still ahead this morning... the fact is we paid a fare to get us there within a certain amount of time and they fell well outside of that range. very unhappy passengers this morning after their holiday was essentially ruined--and they're blaming it all on the airlines.
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in a big wildfire burning in southern california. stay with us. right now on good morning las vegas...
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searching for the best bargains. and the frigid conditions and heavy winds didn't seem to stop those shoppers. a live look outside..and it is still very cold out there right now. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is ... it's been a windy and cold 24 hours for residents in las vegas and southern nevada. yesterday, it just seemed like it would never let up. not to mention it is freezing outside. there is a hard freeze warning in effect for portions of southern nevada right now so, let's get started with a weather first check with carlo falco! good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) the day after christmas is turning out to be one of the busiest shopping days of the year..
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days of the year.. especially here in the valley. shopping malls across the valley were packed with shoppers returning gifts and searching for sales. everyone had a little extra money in their pocket and stores we're ready to take it. "we're here to spend some money." "i got purses." "i bought a bunch of stuff unfortunately." "i'm getting them more presents right now." "i got a dress that was $170 for like...40 bucks." the day after christmas is right up there with black friday and christmas eve. it's one of the biggest shopping days of the year. believe or not, a recent study by american express predicts the day after christmas could out-sell black friday and cyber monday this year. it's also the day when shoppers return gifts - and use the store credit or money they get more out of special bargains. the cold weather didn't keep very many people from going out. "how much of your christmas money are you spending today? all of it....hahahahahahaaha!" that same american express
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shopper will spent 186 dollars the day after christmas this year. an update to a story first brought as breaking news a dramatic wildfire is forcing evacuations in the west. we now know a downed power line sparked that fire which has now charred more over a thousand acres... but it is 60 percent contained this morning. abc's kayna whitworth is in ventura county, california with the latest. natsot - "oh my god, oh my god. we are driving through fire." a fast-moving flames at first creeping toward the 1-0-1 freeway? natsot - "this is scary - like it's gonna jump the freeway. i'm really scared." then - it did? forcing many people to either turn back - or drive into the thick smoke. natsot - "?(engine guns) ?. ah-haha!!! crazyman! phew!"
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flames right at the roadway's edge. fire officials say powerful santa ana winds gusting to 45 miles an hour - carried embers over the highway, pushing it across what should have been a natuil barrer. nats - "?winds?" the state highway patrol shutdown parts of the 1-0-1? and the nearby pacific coast highway. county officials immediately put the solimar beach community under mandatory evacuation - and surrounding areas on voluntary status. sot - capt. steve kaufmann / ventura county fire dept. "make sure everything is buttoned up tight? if you leave any window or garage door open, that's just an entrance for one of these embers that our firefighters down the way are fighting." by daylight - the fire had grown - huge plumes of smoke filling the sky. on the ground, firecrews trying to contain the flames - but after four years of drought - there is plenty of fuel - the grass and bushes extremely dry. sot - norman plott / division chief, ventura county fire department very dynamic fire - and it's going to resist our control - since we're at end of this drought. six hundred firefighters are on chief, ventura county fire department "we're not out of the woods yet." kayna
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county, california. back here in the valley all that heavy wind made it difficult for rescuers to get to a fallen hiker at red rock canyon. that hiker died after falling almost 100 feet. so far authorities have not released that person's name.... we will keep you updated on this story as we work to learn more. a short scare for passengers aboard a flight headed from new york to florida. passengers on spirit airlines flight 1-9-7 were evacuated yesterday morning because of smoke. the plane was at the gate, preparing for takeoff, when passengers started seeing smoke coming from the left side of the plane. noone was hurt but passengers say there was a panic onboard when they were told to leave. fire crews, weren't actually able to find any smoke. the airline says there were reports of sparks seen from the electrical unit when that plane landed. spirit airlines worked to rebook those passengers to get them on their way to florida. a cross country christmas flight turned into a nightmare for nearly 200 people it took the frustrated flyers almost a full day to go from
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passengers say it started with a thud felt around the plane. then the smell of smoke... and engine trouble according to american airlines. the airbus 321's.... emergency landing in lubbock texas is just the beginning. after spending 14 hours stuck only half way to their destination.... flight 295's passengers were told their new plane would have to make a stop in dallas for fuel.... before finally reaching l-a 20 hours after leaving miami. the fact is we paid a fare to get us there within a certain amount of time and they fell well outside of that range. passengers say flight attendants threatend to kick them off the flight if they pulled out ther phones to record the madness. american airlines did not respond to those specific allegations. good morning las vegas... coming up... european cities are being warned of a possible attack between now and new years. we'll tell if you authorities think any cities in particular will be hit. plus, we'll tell you why gop frontrunner donald trump is taking credit for a plan put forth by the obama
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welcome back.. while much of the country
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yesterday. highs will be right around 50 today helped out by the clear sunny skies around the area and all told today won't be too bad, just a little cold. low temperatures will be very cold tonight, and freeze watches and warnings are possible in the las vegas valley. another storm system is rolling onto the washington coast right now and will dive towards las vegas by tomorrow bringing with it some more clouds and another bout of winds. this system doesn't look nearly as powerful as christmas eve's but will bring a reinforcing shot of cold air to southern nevada as highs will remain in the upper 40s. we'll see temperatures right around 50 for tuesday through new years with generally sunny new years eve and day look seasonably chilly with some blustery winds for new years eve. it'll be cold out there as low temperatures will be in the low 30s pretty much across the board. ((ad-lib at desk)) in this morning's red white and
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republican presidential candidate donald trump's taking credit for the obama administration's plan... to step up deportations starting next month. trump says the move.. only came ...after his regular
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deport the estimated 11-million undocumented immigrants in the u-s. the nationwide raids will reportedly focus on the hundreds of families that have entered the united states since 2014. the plan was quickly condemned by democratic presidential candidates. one of the remaining democratics racing for the white house is headed for nevada. senator bernie sanders is planning stops in reno today.. and las vegas on tomorrow. his las vegas rally is at canyon springs high school on alexander and fifth. it starts at 6:30 p-m. returns... if you're looking to get rid of the christmas tree, the city of henderson is offering an do it. a henderson city councilmember joins us, in studio, next. ((transcribe)) now that christmas is over, it's time to start thinking about getting rid of that christmas tree. and there are plenty of places
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5. how many trees do you expect
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accommodate? 7. can all trees be recycled? what
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4. how do people participate? 5. how many trees do you expect and how many can you accommodate? 7. can all trees be recycled? what if they've been flocked? 8. how are the trees recycled? 8. what is done with the mulch? 9.
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people can drop off their live tree during regular park hours at eight henderson locations.
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4-year-old's christmas wish come true. --reporter pkg-as follows-- it's a chore even on christmas which in cities like folsom is four year old jobiah wells putting away the garbage cans. t's an obsession that began two years ago. (rachael wells, jobiah's mom) "it started at waving at the trucks each week and then they started waving back." now he not only pulls up his family's trash cans. he takes in his neighbors. (jobiah wells, 4-year-old) "i pull up their cans to make them happy." not just one or two but 17 neighbors. (jobiah wells, 4-year-old) "some people are outside so they say thank you and i "he loves it so much, and i'm just amazed at how he goes up and down this neighborhood and puts everybody's back and it just has to be perfect too." (rachael wells, jobiah's mom) "so you want me to write your christmas list? (jobiah wells, 4-year-old) "two blues." so when it came time to make a list for santa. (jobiah wells, 4-year-old) "one gray" "one new green" you guessed it jobiah asked for shiny new garbage cans.
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the trash cans. yes." (honk honk) it became clear jobiah was on santa's nice list. when after all the garbage was picked up (rachael wells, jobiah's mom) "who do you think it might be." the folsom garbage trucks came back through to drop something off just for jobiah. (carter wells, jobiah's dad) "are they the right ones? look it's clean! the lids work!" at first he was a little the drivers on his route cliff and aaron (aaron wilson, truck driver) "thanks buddy. do i get a hug today? thanks buddy!" are like rock stars to the pre-schooler. (aaron wilson, truck driver) "he loves me. he loves garbage. he loves all things garbage. he loves the drivers. he can't get enough of the drivers." (cliff kallis, truck driver) "it warms my heart, it really does. it's just amazing." santa did drop off a remote control garbage truck and other toys love them, so i'm going to keep them, since i love them. (carter wells, jobiah's dad) "it's a good plan." thanks for joining us this morning. good morning america is up next.
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thanks for joining us this morning. good morning america is up next. and join us back here at 8 a-m for another full hour of the
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good morning, america. breaking overnight, killer tornadoes. a reported half dozen twisters carving a path of devastation right through dallas. >> that's it. that's the tornado! nearly a dozen people killed. >> all you heard was just debris hitting the house. >> danger is far from over as severe weather for much of america is on the way on this huge travel day. "gma" on the ground. new shooting outrage. police taking aim at a teenager in chicago. >> why do police have to keep killing our youth? something needs to be done about this. >> tension rising. the new questions this morning for a police department already
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