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this morning. hello and thanks for joining us this morning. i'm beth fisher and i'm dayna roselli. we're going to get straight to that breaking news... over 30-people left shivering in the cold this morning... after an apartment goes up in flames parker collins is live near maryland parkway and vegas valley with more 07-20 "i don't know what to
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thanks parker...now the question on everyone's minds what is the weather going to be like to ring in 20-16? greg, what can we expect? (ad-lib weather) the low pressure system has
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news is these winds should enter the valley between 1pm and last through 9pm tonight. 10-20 mph winds will be common during this time with an occasional 25 mph gust. by 9:30pm wins should be dying down to just under 10 mph which would allow for the fireworks to go off at midnight! temperatures however, will be cold today! highs are expected in the upper 40s and low 50s again with a wind chill making it feel like the low 40s. tonight, 10pm to 1am, temperatures will range between 38 and 34 degrees. with a 5-10 mph wind, the temperatures outside will feel like 26-29 degrees! please dress for the winter cold if you plan on celebrating the new year outdoors tonight. overhead by monday. chances for showers are looking strong monday through wednesday lower 40s so snow or flurries are not expected for las vegas.
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and fireworks it's already 20-16 in new zealand and australia on the other side of the world! but we are still soaking up the last few hours of 2015. thousands and thousands of people are making their way to
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las vegas is hosting one of the biggest news years celebrations in the country.... ....and safety is on everyones minds. hassan is live on strip with a look at some of the preparations already underway. first responders say they are doing everything possible to make sure everything does off without a hitch - and everyone stays safe.. firefighters and paramedics are also adding extra staff today. they are expecting these next 24 hours to be much busier than any other day of the year. we are talking about 300-thousand people on the strip. that means everywhere is going to be packed... ....but they are prepared. deputy chief jeff buchanan clark county fire department 13.13.40.0 0 "there are going to be 10 extra rescues, which people recognize as ambulance again there will be extra
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in and around the strip. to make roomomfor all the first responders, metro, the national guard, and of course - hundreds of thousands of people, barriers are going up later today. you will no be able to access the strip starting at russell - all the way up to sahara. barriers will be up just before 6 tonight... ....and then the strip itself will be closed to vehicles starting at 6- thirty. live from the strip, yasmeen hassan channel 13 action news, while metro and all the hotels ramp- up security for the celebrations, a facebook post is getting people a little riled up. the poster says it's a screenshot of a text message from a friend who's a police officer.. warning her there is a credible threat to the las vegas area and it's being investigated by the fbi and homeland security. so we asked metro if there's any truth to it. we received a statement saying.. quote: "it is unfortunate that someone chose to post highly flammable information sent via a text message. we have received no credible information about threats to our city." join us right here on channel
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festivities! we get started at five tonight with ryan seacrest and new year's rockin eve! that's live from the big apple so you can watch the ball drop in times square at 9 p-m our then we'll begin our live coverage of america's party starting at 9:30. we'll be live all over the strip and downtown with chopper 13 in the sky bringing you the an overhead view of the whole party. breaking overnight...officers are looking for the driver of a car involved in a crash near doolittle and j-street. police tell us the driver was headed southbound on j-street and hit a dip in the road going too fast. he lost control...crashed into a pole breaking that into three pieces. the driver fled...leaving the passenger still in the car. police tell us the passenger was not injured. new toxicology results may not change the murder charges against lakeisha holloway. she's accused of running down more than 30 people on the strip. according to the toxicology report...holloway tested positive for marijuana at the time of the crash and was over
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physician at u-m-c who says it still doesn't prove that her driving was affected. "if you drink an ounce of alcohol, youre under the influence of alcohol, if you drink 10 ounces of alcohol, youre drunk. but youre still under the influence of alcohol. so at what level, it has to be determined scientifically, at what level youre clearly impaired. and nobody can decide exactly what that is." district attorney steve wolfson says the results don't change the murder charges against her. one woman was killed in the crash earlier this month and dozens were injured. holloway is due back in court january 20th. . time now is x:xx --- mixed facebook reviews about this guy putting bacon on a mosque. but there is nothing mixed abou the fbi's response. we'll tell you why they're taking it so seroiusly. and if youre one of the thousands of parenst waiting to get money for your child's education...the check's almost in the mail.
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changes to the plan. and it's a new year in australia! this is a live look
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here in the valely. you'll remember this surveillance video...of a man hanging strips of bacon on the door handles of mosque.... well the f-b-i is now getting involved. they're offering a 5-thousand dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of this man. you see him here caught on camera vandalizing the mosque near jones and twain. in islam.. eating or touching pork is prohibited. that's why both the f-b-i and metro are investigating this as a possible a hate crime. a lot of you are holding out hope the state's education savings plan is really going to happen. and all signs point to yes. matter of fact, the checks should be in the mail this
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families and kindergartners. those two groups will not have to meet the 1-hundred day rule. that's the rule that requires students to be in public schools for 100 days before they can qualify for the money. under the plan, families will get roughly 5-thousand dollars per child--making private schooling more affordable for thousands of nevada families. time now is x:xx --- the midwest is bracing for more flooding this morning. as if it couldn't get worse than it already is...we're learning that might be possible. rivers are at levels we haven't seen in decades...we'll show you some incredible video of what those flood waters swept away, next. greg adlibs pollen count :17-:25 pause for house
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the low pressure system has moved on but high pressure is taking its place; centered north of winnemucca, nv. this will still give us some breezy conditions but the good news is these winds should enter the valley between 1pm and last through 9pm tonight. 10-20 mph winds will be common during this time with an occasional 25 mph gust. by 9:30pm wins should be dying down to just under 10 mph which would allow for the fireworks to go off at midnight! temperatures however, will be cold today! highs are expected in the upper 40s and low 50s again with a wind chill making it feel like the low 40s. temperatures outside will feel like 26-29 degrees! please dress for the winter cold if you plan on celebrating the new year outdoors tonight. low 50s and partly cloudy skies take over the first weekend of 2016 with our first disturbance of next week with highs ranging between 51 and 55 degrees. overnight lows during this time for the valley will be in the
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many people are waking up in
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severe turbulence diverted a plane over alaska. over 21 were injured on the air canada flight children. the plane encountered severe turbulence over alaska and was diverted to calgary. the flight was on its way to toronto from shanhai c-t-v says several people had to be taken off the plane on stretchers.
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based allegiant airlines. the f-a-a is now looking into exactly what happened. the flight was on its way to maine from orlando and had to stop in rode island istead. still no word on the reason why the flight was diverted...but halfway through the flight passengers do say they could smell smoke. the plane was overheating. everyone did land safely and passengers are just now are their way to maine this morning. time now is x:xx --- remember the listeria outbreak that caused blue bell ice cream to shut down? well now there's more problems for the company who caused the deadly outbreak. if you haven't seen this yet... here's mike tyson on one of the most popular toys of the holiday season taking a tumble! even tyson can't stay on the thing....we'll be right back.
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at a home near pecos and alexander. it's on a small street named
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star we have intial reports of a possible stabbing -- but we're still working on getting confirmation on exactly what's happening there. it seems to be a small residential area there.... but you do want to avoid the area if you live nearby. i'll let you know as soon as we get any new details. the low pressure system has moved on but high pressure is taking its place; centered north of winnemucca, nv. this will still give us some breezy conditions but the good news is these winds should enter the valley between 1pm and last through 9pm tonight. 10-20 mph winds will be common during this time with an occasional 25 mph gust. by 9:30pm wins should be dying cold today! highs are expected temperatures will range between 38 and 34 degrees. with a 5-10 mph wind, the year outdoors tonight. low 50s and partly cloudy skies take over the first weekend of 2016 with our first disturbance of next week with highs ranging
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the government is now taking a serious look at how a deadly listeria outbreak was dealt with. abc's kendis gibson and lauren lyster have that and more in this morning's business headlines, from new york. < good morning. topping "america's money"... a criminal investigation has been launched into the blue bell creamery's handling of a listeria outbreak. investigators are looking into what the company knew about the outbreak, and how executives responded to it. at least three deaths were linked to contaminated ice cream. a-t and t plans to stop offering two- year contracts. starting next friday, customers buying phones have to pay full
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installments. a-t and t was the only major carrier still offering two- year contracts, to help defray costs. the new policy does not apply to business customers. and finally, no jackpot winner in last night's powerball drawing. that means the jackpot grows to at least 334 million dollars in saturday night's drawing. five tickets, sold in california and pennsylvania, had five correct numbers. that's worth a million dollars each. and that's america's money. have a great day. > time now is x:xx --- we're learning more this morning about the son accused of killing his own father. there may have been a tense situation at home...we spoke with his friends who explained the whole thing to us. 20-16 is just hours away...and if you're headed to the strip
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of road closures but there are ways around it! we're live on
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there's a memorial ridethis nsuday in honor of hudson...that info is on our website k-t-n-v dot com. eric mat, he ing friend 00:00:13-00:00:27 "i had two choice isn thatplit moment: take down the person that did it or save a life, and i tried to save his. i guess i didn't do it." some powerful words from a man who watched his friend die right in his
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the man who police think is responsible is behind bars this morning. we brought you this story as it was breaking yesterday on good morning las vegas. police came out to a stabbing near swenson and twain and found a bloody knife in the street. police say the man responsible and the victim both had a relationship with the same woman at one point. they had been yelling at each other for some time before one man pulled a knife. security guard who ultimately caught the accused stabber. a u-n-l-v student described by friends as "quiet" is now behind bars this morning accused of killing his own father. 21-year-old eugene tshiyombo allegedly shot and killed his father on sunday in henderson near green valley and paseo verde. we're learning from his friends that his dad was former military and a stt so much so.. his son reportedly couldn't have a smart phone and had to stop taking part in after school events because they ran too late at night.
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.hath shier akaun esit we're le waw flu seaon is upon us...but we're not even at the peak of it yet! just recently two more people have died from the flu. the southern nevada health districsays n weas hid under the age of five.. the other was a woman over 50.
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ceves reliabn si lditedl trmp h umpte exnsions i apt oquot"aidoo trup's oxic ndcaidac." evdeloperrob specetrysa he crateed it to take th spotlight off trump and let people focus on other candidates and issues. the app has three settings: "mild.. aggressive and vindictive." today is the last day to file a claim for a refund from verizon wireless or sprint mobile. the two wireless providers were hit with fines over unauthorized charges they place on customers bills - a practice known as cramming. websites have been set up for customers to file a claim
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form to submit by mail. both companies said the amount of the payouts may depend on how many people file claims. manny pacquiao is getting back into the ring! he'll return to the m-g-m for his first fight since losing to floyd mayweather junior back in may. pacquiao will fight timothy bradley for a third time on april 9th. pacquiao took a break after reinjuring his shoulder against mayweather. vo a big milestone is on the horizon for same sex marriage in las vegas. the clark county clerk's marriage license bureau is close to issuing its 5-thousandth license to a same sex couple. as of yesterday afternoon they had just 24 to go. we're told the five thousandth couple will recieve some congratulatory gifts. time now is x:xx --- and the countdown is on to 20-16! for parents...your kids might want to stay up late tonight... but if you're trying to get them to bed before midnight netflix has the answer! here's a live look at times square in the big apple! you can see they're starting to set
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pause for ball dropping and cheering join us right here on channel 13 for all the new year's festivities! we get started at five tonight with ryan seacrest and new year's rockin eve! that's live from the big apple so you can watch the ball drop in times square at 9 p-m our time. then we'll begin our live coverage of america's party starting at 9:30. we'll be live all over the strip and downtown with chopper 13 in the sky bringing you the an overhead view of the whole party. preparations are underway on
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been called off. this is in brussels, belgium where there will not be new year's celebration because fo terror concerns. the decision follows the arrest of two people on suspicion of being involved in a plot to attack sites in brussels tonight. the suspects are members of a muslim biker gang called the "kamikaze riders." a belgian counterterrorism official says the plot appears to be inspired by.. but not ordered by isis. the low pressure system has moved on but high pressure is taking its place; centered north of winnemucca, nv. this will still give us some breezy conditions but the good news is these winds should enter the valley between 1pm and last through 9pm tonight. 10-20 mph winds will be common during this time with an occasional 25 mph gust. by 9:30pm wins should be dying cold today! highs are expected in the upper 40s and low 50s again with a wind chill making it feel like the low 40s. tonight, 10pm to 1am, temperatures will range between 38 and 34 degrees. with a 5-10 mph wind, the
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e rr cilns just got to the scene near pecos and alexander. parker what do we know right now? parker adlibs scene a lot of breaking news this morning. more than 30 people now without a place to call home right now.... after their apartments went up in flames. take a look at the apartments near vegas valley and maryland parkway..
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