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and 19-year-old "megan hippie"... are being held on several charges including first-degree murder. police say 42-year-old...." neil gandler"... was found shot in his vehicle just after 1 a.m. on december 29th outside the 24 hour fitness on rainbow boulevard near alta drive. police haven't said what the motive was. tense moments this afternoon for residents in one valley neighborhood near maryland parkway and tropicana. metro was called out for a domestic violence call. when officers arrived a woman came running out of the house. a man said that he was not going to come out and threatened to kill himself. he eventually did comply... and was arrested for on suspicion of domestic violence. looking ahead this week, the trial is expected to begin tomorrow for a former church pastor accused of sexually assualting young girls in his las vegas-area congregation. 56- year old... otis holland... faces life in prison. he has been in jail since his arrest in january 2012 in tijuana holland is known as "reverend otis" to many at the united faith church. he was also featured on the tv
before his arrest. now to a new storm developing around the valley. here's a live look at las vegas now. a few of you may have spotted some sprinkles today. meteorologist karla huelga's in the weather center tracking a our way. karla. ad-lib we've aleady seen a few . the ceter of the first system and will bring scattered hench hour. we have person is reported dead
a large earthquake near east india. experts say this was a magnitued 6.7 earthquake. local media says as many as 50 people are injured. we'll keep updated as we learn more. new at six.. the newly-elected mayor of a town near mexico city... has been gunned down.. just one day after taking office...."gisela mota o-campo" ...was shot and killed in the doorway of her home. it happened yesterday. so far police have killed two three others. mota o-campo was sworn in friday- mayor to tackle drug crimes.
a nevada deputy is recovering from a gunshot wound....after he responed to domestic violience last night in storey county. when he got there...authorities opened fire.. hitting the deputy and one other person. the officer shot back and stutts gave up. stutts is injured ...but is okay....he's been booked in charges. the deputy and by stander also doing fine. now to a deadly overnight fire in connecticut. fire crews were called to a bridgeport condo complex around three-thirty this morning. there they found smoke coming from the windows. six people were inside... all made it out except for an 18-nt d lad entry, knocked the fire down and proceeded with a primary search. a ladder company crew ventilated the window on the front side here and made entry over a portable ladder. a ung female occupant unconscious on the second floor.
under her crib. she did not survive. two other children and three adults were hospitalized for smoke inhalation. the cause of the fire is under investigation... but officials say the smoke alarms were disconnected. the fire was contained to one unit. action news is following the latest development out of oregon. a group of armed protesters has taken over a building... in a federal wildlife refuge... in oregon. it's being led by a member of the bundy family. so far the protestors have vowed to stay indefinitely. ammon bundy told cnn... they're protesting the governments control over the land. "we have no intention on using force or being aggressive or going on the offense. but just as all people have the right to defend themselves, that's exactly what that means." the standoff reportedly started after protesters and militia members converged on the small town of
show support for dwight and steven hammond -- a pair of father and son ranchers jailed on an arson conviction from back in 2001. the father served three months.. the son, one year. a judge recently ruled their conviction too short.. sentencing them both to another five years starting monday. ammon budy is the son of nevada rancher cliven bundy. about a year and a half ago.. cliven led a showdwon with b-l-m after they came after his cattle when he refused to pay grazing fees. but it became much more tense...after what supporters called...a constitutional stand against federal authority. a militia group came out and refused to allow the takeover of the cattle. in the end... the b-l-m retreated citing safety concerns and authorities fridayo oregon protestors. turning now to your red, white and blue 2016 political coverage. president obama's taking another shot at gun control. sources say expanding
keystone of the president's actions... though not much more is being shared. this thursday the president will join.... c-n-n's ....anderson cooper.... for a live town hall. he's expected to give more details at that event. the candidates vying for obama's spot aren't wasting any time weighing in on the decision. they're sharing their opinions on the president's plan now. today hillary clinton announced her support for the law.. and her concerns.. should a republican candidate take office. and i'm especially concerned because i know what a republican president would mean. i know that republican president would delight in the very first day reversing executive orders that president obama has made. including one that we expect him to make in the next weeks to try and do more to have more background checks for more gun buyers on the other side of the aisle.. republican candidates carly fiorina and donald trump are sharing their opposition to the plan. president obama has been
executive order.///butted/// well i don't like it. i don't like anything having to do with changing the second ammendment. and earlier today some people at a gun show in chantilly, virginia gave their opinions on the matter. "i think it's reasonable to have background checks. and i think in -- i don't think that we should do away with all background checks, but i don't think trying to enforce background checks on every gun sale in the country, i think we will end up making the list --butted to-- (mos no name given) "like a driver's license, they should have a gun license. there's no reason why that shouldn't be an option, or you know, on the table." back at home...it's not going to be an easy week to find a hotel room in las vegas. the consumer electronics show is set to take over the city from wednesday to saturday.
schuman has details on the show's economic impact. a room here at the d this week will run you somewhere in the low to mid 100 dollar a night range. if you come next week -- that number drops to between 50 and 70 dollars a night. that's what happens when thousands of people descend on our city for a huge event like this. 13:06:19 mike palm, the d vp of operations "traditionally right after new year's into that gap to the super bowl is one of the slower times during the year." enter the consumer electronics show -- a bonanza of technology and new ideas that takes place right here in las vegas. with 170,000 people attending last year...c-e-s is an annual shot of life to the tourism industry at a time of need. 13:07:37 "helps us with our occupancy which of course also drives our gaming revenue and the revenues at our bars and restaurants and entertainment." and restaurants and entertaiient." but let's start with the first thing every visitor needs -- a place to stay. the best rate we found on the strip during c-e-s was 312 dollars a night at the flamingo.
about the same. at the bellagio...599 dollars was the lowest we saw. and then there are several hotels simply sold out -- including circus circus and treasure island. 13:08:05 "from 2014 through this year, we've more than doubled our ces occupants of our rooms." managers at the d say downtown in particular has become a hot spot during c-e-s because of revitalization efforts and daily shuttle service. another little extra boost this year is a change in the show's schedule. it's usually held from tuesday to friday but this year it's wednesday to saturday...and having that friday night in there makes a difference. reporting live..david schuman..channel 13 action news. coming up.. a new storm's plaguing the northwest. what they're expecting over the next few hours. plus.. we're getting a first look at el faro. divers take you to the bottom of the ocean to get a look at the cargo ship lost to hurricane joaquin.
lost at sea off the coast of florida... during hurricane joaquin. we got this video... just over an hour ago. the ship disappeared in early october.. making it's weekly trip to san juan, puerto rico. 28 americans were on board as well as five polish nationals. new from contact 13. apparently today is busiest day of the year for online dating. they call it "dating sunday." singles -- start the new year by looking for soulmates. abc's mara schiavocampo has advice on how to perfect that profile script: nats/ "no, no, no. ew super no."looking for love in all the wrong places? nats - "wait he's cute - you're going so fast // he's 32 and wearing a high school letterman jacket - your glory days are over, steve. give it up. well today - might be your day - to find a soulmate - according to match.com the sunday after new year's is prime time to find love -they call it - "dating sunday"...
online dating site says there's typically 60 percent spike in new users joining the site between chrsitmas and valentines day. so what makes today the best day to log on for love? well according to match - sundays are always their busiest day of the week. and with emotions runing high during the holidays - there are plenty of break-ups - which means more fish in the sea? so if finding love was one of your resolutions - start revamping those online profiles - because you may be in luck? sot paul carrick brunson (professional matchmaker) dating - and if you don't do it - you normally lose. tip #1 choose a clever usernaae - maybe one that begins with an earlier letter in the alphabet- that way you're at the top of the search earlier letter in the alphabet- that way you're at the top of the search heap. tip #2 make your profile photo stand out nats - you can tell everything you need to tell from the first picture ?and adding flash - not such a bright idea - photos with flash can add six years to your
and finally - tip number 3: keep your bio short and sweet! right now a winter weather advisory's in effect for the portland, oregon area. freezing rain is expected overnight with winds reaching ten miles an hour. ad-lib we've already seen a few sprinkles around the area today, ahead of the first of several systems that will bring the las vegas valley showers this week. the center of the first system will pass to our south tomorrow and will bring scattered showers to the area starting tomorrow afternoon. highs will reach the low to mid 50s tomorrow, all the way through next weekend. our second system moves in tuesday afternoon and is expected to bring widespread rain to the area starting around the lunch hour. this second system will also bring snow to our higher elevations, and a winter storm
spring mountain and sheep range from tuesday morning until wednesday morning. this system makes an exit wednesday morning and another follows quickly behind on wednesday afternoon. this will kick our winds up to breezy wednesday through thursday afternoon and continues scattered showers across the area wednesday evening through thursday. a fourth system will pass to our south on friday, keeping chances for scattered showers in the forecast. another system will push in directly from our west on saturday. this system looks to be a dryer one, but the chance for a stray storm will remain in the
((adlib wx close)) illinois governor... bruce rau-ner... is touring flood-ravaged communities. among the areas he visited.....petersbur g... riverton.... kincaid.... spalding.... and villa grove. rauner says the thousands of volunteers who have sandbagged.... helped protect many homes and businesses. but, with 10 confirmed flood- related deaths in illinois so far....
something that needs to be taken seriously. gov. bruce rauner/(r) illinois "if you get a request to evacuate...we can't force people to evacuate. understandably. they want to fight to protect their home. but the reality is, standing water around your home when it's 30 degrees is very different than when it's 80 degrees and hypothermia is a big risk." rauner says the illinois national guard is on standby to assist with any potential rescues or to help with evacuations more now from contact 13. honda is blaming "takata air bags".... for the death of a driver near pittsburgh. a 13-year old boy crashed a family car last summer.. a recalled honda accord. the government found a ruptured piece of the airbag killed the boy.. not the crash. takata says they are working with the government and honda on the case. the force is still with the star wars franchise. u.s. box office again this weekend.
than 88-million dollars. "the force awakens" has already earned a little more than 740-million dollars since its release. that's about 20-million less than avatar.......which currently is the largest domestic film in history. "daddy's home" came in the runner- up slot this weekend, with 29- million. "the hateful eight" is sitting in third place. coming up.. pain at the pump is slipping out the door. a new fight for fantasy sports. some big losers may have big bucks headed their way. action news wants to help you stay informed 24/7..so sign up member's page...which you can get to by clicking on the
won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over a million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in.
today marks the final games of the regular season. but, there's a new twist off the field in the fight against the top fantasy sports sites. could losing players find themselves big winners? abc's marci gonzalez is here to explain. script: - the biggest names in daily fantasy sports- facing a new, potentially crippling challenge- new york's attorney general eric schneiderman - going after draft-kings and fan-duel - to give all the money they've made in new york state back to their customers... nat commercial--- could use this from wn - or any other one you find: "$35 on fanduel and won over $2,000,000." this lawsuit - alleges ads- showing people easily making big bucks - are misleading... (gfx) claiming- nearly 90 percent of draft-king players in 2013 and 2014 actually lost money... darren sot 01;11;42;45 they originally deposited money with these dfc based on doubling their money, which is what the ads promised and he says that was a false promise schneiderman filing suit against fan- duel and draft-kings in november-trying to stop them from operating in
"illegal gambling operations." something both have repeatedly denied: file sot nigel eccles ceo and cofounder fanduel "it's a game of skill" if a judge sides with new york's top prosecutor- the pay out could be huge- those sites reportedly took in more than $200-million dollars in entry fees from at least 600-thousand customers in new york in 2015. the lawsuit - aims to have the companies reimburse each of them for losses - plus pay a 5-thousand dollar penalty for each violation. (gfx) fan-duel vowing to "fight this meritless, amended suit." coming up on action news live at 6:30 we'll have an update on a group of armed militiamen occupying a federal building and protesting
a wildlife refuge run by the federal government. good evening... and thanks for joining us. i'm jacqui heinrich. action news is continuing to follow the latest developments in oregon. a group of armed militiamen have occupied an oregon indefinitely. jermey roth reports. nat pop a group of armed protesters have taken over a building in a federal wildlife refuge in oregon. (voice of: ammon bundy / spokesman for protesters) "we have no intention on using force or being aggressive or going on the offense. but just as all people have the right to defend themselves, that's exactly what that means." a spokesman for the group, ammon bundy -- the son of nevada rancher, cliven bundy who is well-known for anti- government action ---told vernemnts control over the land.
protesters) "it is the people's facility, owned by the people, and it has been provided for us to be able to come together and united and making a hard stand against this -- this overreach. this taking of the people's land and resources." nat pop the standoff reportedly started after protesters and militia members converged on the small town of burns, oregon saturday -- to show support for dwight and steven hammond -- father and son ranchers jailed on an arson conviction back in 2001. prosecutors said the hammonds set a fire that burned nearly 130 acres to cover up poaching. the father served three months... the son, one year. but a judge ruled their terms were too short under federal law and ordered them back to prison. (dwight hammond / convicted of arson) "i'm going to prison for five years for 127? seems like a bit of an overkill to me." the hammonds are scheduled to begin their 5 year prison sentence monday.
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about 5 dollars. they would also reduce the amount the utility pays to buy panels. the public utilities commission will hold a hearing on thursday for the rates. action news is tracking the latest weather developments. a live look outside right now where we've been seeing some warmer temperatures the last couple of days. but will those temperatures stick around? let's check in with meteorologist karla huelga karla? we've already seen a few sprinkles around the area today, ahead of the first of several systems that will bring the las vegas valley showers this week. the center of the first system showers to the area starting tomorrow afternoon. highs will reach the low to mid 50s tomorrow, all the way through next weekend. our second system moves in tuesday afternoon and is expected to bring widespread rain to the area starting around the lunch
a developing story out of the middle east tonight protests continue today in the wake of saudi arabia's execution of a prominent shiite cleric. he was one of 47 people executed yesterday. all were accused of terror acts. protesters in iran threw fire bombs at the saudi embassy in tehran. the executed cleric was an outspoken critic of the saudi monarchy. there are fears his execution could fuel tensions in the
saudi arabia has announced that the country is now severing ties all diplomatic ties with iran. in tonight's red, white and blue 2016 political coverage. the president is kicking off the new year with an aggressive push for tighter gun control. sources say expanding background checks will be a keystone of the president's actions. and that has some republican presidential hopefuls on the attack.... chris frates reports "a few months ago, i directed my team at the white house to look into any new actions i can take to help reduce gun violence. and on monday, i'll meet with our attorney general, loretta lynch, to discuss our options. because i get too many letters from parents, and teachers, and kids, to sit around and do nothing." sources say president obama is expected to announce new executive action soon expanding background checks on gun sales...aimed at closing the so- called gun show loophole ... which allows some gun sellers to avoid conducting a background check.
pushed the white house to tighten regulations on the reporting of lost and stolen guns ... and want the president to prevent more alleged domestic abusers and passengers on the no fly list from buying guns. but before the president has even announced the details of his actions, republicans running to replace him were seemingly competing on who would undo them faster. donald trump/(r) presidential candidate "so, he's going to sign another executive order having to do with the second amendment. havin to do with guns. i will vetthat. i will u-sign thats o fast. so fast." sen. marco rubio/(r) presidential candidate "all these executive orders he's gonna come out with tomorrow that argoing to undermineur second aendment rights, on first day in ofice, they're gone." and jeb bush argued tht the there was no need to expand background eckseause jeb bush/(r) presidential cdidate he so-called gun show loophole which i think he i referring to, doesn'texist. opeltha want to sell ocicaa lleuns have the right to do so without being impaired by the federal government." democrats have applauded obama's efforts. on sunday, bernie sanders --
called him weak on gun control -- endorsed increased sen. bernie sanders/(d) presidential candidate "i think most gun owners in this country understand that people who should not own guns should not be able to buy them. we do need to expand the instant background check. i don't think that's an onerous burden on anybody." a contact 13 consumer alert tonight. the database of 191 million voters was left exposed on the internet. was discovered by security researcher chris vickery, who reported his findings to "data breaches-dot-net." so far no one has nailed down exactly who's responsible. fortunately the database did not contain social security or driver license numbers, but other personal information was exposed. time to dust off those resumes...let's take a look at "who's hiring" in the valley. pt's brewing company is hosting a job fair next week on tuesday and wednesday. they're seeking full-time and
more. this is for their brand new las vegas brewery set to open this year. interested candidates should "dress to impress" and bring a current resume. interviews will be held right on the spot. the fair is happening at the center at jones near the southern beltway. now for a story that's positively las vegas. make-a-wish of southern nevada had quite the surprise today for a local teen. 18-year-old efrain juardo has been diagnosed with a germ cell tumor. he is a recent graduate of mojave high school where he played goalie for the school's soccer team. juardo thought he was going to play a fifa video game soccer tournament with his friends down at game works. instead he was greeted by volunteers with make-a-wish, who had a special announcemnt. his wish to travel to spain to see his favorite soccer team play had become a reality. efrain juardo 10:02:33-10:02:38 "it was, they left me speechless. i didn't know what to say." efrain and his family will head to madrid spain in less than
and spend a week in spain coming up in tonight's financial focus. a new report out on the most and least satifying cars and, google is launching a program hre in nada to hep you better understand the cost and benifits having solar panels on your house. the new year is a great time to start thinking about making some financial changes. coming up, we have five tips on
takes a look at whether owners actually like their cars. it asked 230,000 owners what they thought of their cars from the last three model years. the tesla model s, the chevrolet corvette and the porsche cayman topped the list of most satisfying cars according to their owners. topping the list of least satisfying, the kia rio, an entry-level subcompact car. google is expanding the reach of an online service called "project sunroof", that aims to make it easier to judge the costs and benefits of
household rooftops. 15 states, inlcuding nevada will be part of the new the service combines the eye-in-the-sky images behind google earth with calculations on how much shade covers a rooftop, data on local weather patterns, industry pricing and available subsidies to arrive at its bottom line. that's tonight's financial focus. let's go to karla huelga and weather first. we've already seen a few sprinkles around the area today, ahead of the first of several systems that will bring the las vegas valley showers this week. the center of the first system will pass to our south tomorrow and will bring scattered showers to the area starting tomorrow afternoon. highs will reach the low to mid 50s tomorrow, all the way through next weekend. our second system moves in tuesday afternoon and is expected to bring widespread rain to the area starting around the lunch
this second system will also bring snow to our higher elevations, and a winter storm watch is in effect for the spring mountain and sheep range from tuesday morning until wednesday morning. this system makes an exit wednesday morning and another follows quickly behind on wednesday afternoon. this will kick our winds up to breezy wednesday through thursday afternoon and continues scattered showers across the area wednesday evening through thursday. a fourth system will pass to our south on friday, keeping chances for scattered showers in the forecast. another system will push in directly from our west on saturday. this system looks to be a dryer
with steps you need to take. < just in time for your new year's resolutions (keyables) five smart money moves to get you started on the path to financial fitness. (gfx) step 1: cut the clutter. from your banking to your bills, set up auto- pay and accounts online to save yourself time and late fees in the year ahead. (keyable) unsubcsribe from emails, and services you're no longer using. (gfx) step 2: order your free credit report at entitled to one a year. (keyables) now's the time to check it over and know where you stand. so nothing's standing in the way of you getting a mortgage, credit card or car loan this year. amend any errors, and pay down any overdue debts. (gfx) step 3. turn your phone into a financial advisor. (keyable) no need to pay a broker big bucks nats -- betterment app apps like betterment and wealthfront help you set your goals, recommend, and automatically invest your money in low- fee funds. (gfx) step 4: max out that
(keyable) you've probably heard it a million times, but if your employer offers a 401k match and you're not taking full advantage, you're leaving money on the table. start the year off right by setting up automatic contributions. (gfx) and finally, step 5: protect your hard earned money from fraud. with free apps like billguard. (keyables) you can track your spending, manage your credit and debit cards, and protect the accounts from fraud and unauthorized transactions. for good morning america, rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. > here's a look at what's coming up tonight in primetime on channel 13. at 7 -- america's funniest home video's at 8 -- galavant at 9 -- quantico at 11 -- action news coming up in tonight's health report many of us make new year's resolutions only to fail in achieving those goals. we'll tell you how making a new kind of resolution can help
keeping our new year's resolutions may mean adding a little balance to our lives. if you focus on being happy and healthy, meeting your goals may become a nice side benefit. if you want to lose weight, instead of subtracting certain foods, add something. eat a serving of vegetables at every meal or add glasses of water to your daily routine. over time these additions will leave no room for unhealthy habits. also step away from the screen whether that's the tv, computer or other devices. being sedentary is not good for the waia get some fresh air. it's good for the mind and body. and stop multitasking, especially when it comes to eating. when you pay attention to what you put in your mouth this cuts down on mindless eating and may help you make better food choices. also, try choosing a theme as your new year's resolution - a word or phrase that describes how you want to feel instead of what you think you should do.
of several systems that will bring the las vegas valley showers this week. the center of the first system will pass to our south tomorrow and will bring scattered showers to the area starting tomorrow afternoon. highs will reach the low to mid 50s tomorrow, all the way our second system moves in tuesday afternoon and is expected to bring widespread rain to the area starting around the lunch hour. the american red cross needs to re stock their blood bank after the holidays, so action news is making it easy for you to help. this tuesday, simply drop by crimson in the red rock resort between 1 and 7pm to make your donation. to give you a little more incentive to donate, we're giving away three fabulous freddy cards worth $100 each. everyone who donates will be entered to win.
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