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killed, and two others hurt. authorities say it all happened during a firefight against the tablian. we'll keep tracking the latest on this story, and update you as soon as we get more information. also breaking right now -- executive action on gun control... president obama just announced his controversial plan to bypass congress to expand background checks. the move has g-o-p lawmakers from capitol hill to the campaign trail outraged.... calling the president's actions unconstitutional. abc's kenneth moton reports from washington. president obama is taking on one of the biggest and most divisive issues in his final year in office. as the president laid out his gun control plan at the white house, the survivors and the families of victims of every mass shooting since
< it's a major presidential push toward gun control reform. sot pres obama it will potentially save lives in this country and spare families the pain and the extraordinary loss that they've suffered as a consequence of a firearm being in the hands of wrong people. by executive action?gun sellers, online or at gun shows, must register as licensed gun dealers. and background cecks would be required for their buyers?closing the so called gun show loophole. president obama's plan also includes?. overhauling the fbi's background check system, hiring 200 new atf agents for investigations, increasing the use of mental health information for background checks, and requesting states include up to date information on criminal records. sot obama this is not going to solve every violent crime in this country. it's not going to prevent every
americans favored expanded background checks. but in an abc news washington post poll in october, the public was divided evenly between giving a higher priority to protecting gun ownership rights or enacting new control laws. house speaker paul ryan lashed out saying president obama should enforce the laws already on the books. presidential candidates reacted on the trail?. sot marco rubio the president has not even attempted to point everything i can to try and > president obama is also proposing a 500 million dollar investment in mental health treatment. all funding will require congressional approval but again the president's controversial plan for expanded background checks will be done with a stroke of his pen. kenneth moton, abc news, washington. thanks kenneth-- now let's get back closer to home -- a big story today, the rain is
that's right -- you'll definitely want to be safe on the roads. and there could be snow up on the mountains! let's send it over now to meteorologist greg bennett. strongest chances for rain enter the valley today with widespread showers expected through the day. wet roads with possible local pooling will be a concern this afternoon into the overnight so the city today. high temperatures will hover in the low and mid 50s with winds out of the southeast between 5-10 mph new details on why metro says their officers fatally shot a man. metro poilce released body
take a look -- you see officers catch up to suspect keith childress. metro says he refused commands to get down and show his hands. they thought he had a gun. ":05-:09" get on the ground! get on the ground now!" then, metro says childress ran towards officers. so they opened fire...killing him. yesterday, the undersheriff answered questions about the fatal shooting... including why officers had to use deadly force. these officers believed he was armed and number two,myopically not use taser believed to be confronting an armed suspect as well as the distance is far from rangemof a taser metro says childress was wanted in phoenix for multiple violent crimes, and that he was staying
las vegas. new information on the son accused of killing his own father. we just got the arrest report for eugene tshiyombo. police say last week, tshiyombo shot his father in the head, and then hid him under his bed. tshiyombo's mom reported her husband missing.... after finding his shoes, glasses, and a bloody pillow inside a car. cops found the dad's body and a handgun in eugene's room. detectives say the 21 year old told them his father didn't want him playing so many video games. tshiyombo is due in court tomorrow. report-vo an action news update now... on two people behind bars who shot and killed a man...asleep in his car, in a gym parking lot. the preliminary hearing for the suspects megan hippie and kyle staats has been postponed. it's now not until january 20th. according to the arrest report, hippie told detectives the duo were breaking into cars in the parking lot near rainbow and alta last week. the victim was neil gardner from california. now to that standoff in oregon
authorities and residents are urging the armed militia men...who seized federal land...to leave. but the men are not backing down. here's a live look at oregon now.. a press conference is set to start at any moment. we'll break in as soon as it does. let's get back to the fight -- the group calls themselves "citizens for constitutional freedom." they say the land doesn't belong to the government, but should be returned to america's ranchers. one man told a-b-c news he is prepared to die..to defend the constitution. ((sot)) jon ritzheimer: "there's always that chance. i'll tell you nobody here will fire that first shot. we will protect ourselves but that's not what we want." you'll remember this all started on saturday... with the group initially protesting prison time against two fellow ranchers convicted for setting fires on public land. those ranchers are now in a california prison. and the bundy brothers, from
are just some of the leaders of that armed standoff.. and now, we're hearing from their father-- rancher cliven bundy... who says he sent his sons there! 05:14:28 cliven bundy, rancher "we're tired of the abuse of the federal government and we're tired of the abuse of the federal government claiming ownership of this land." you may remember, cliven had his own tense standoff with the feds two years ago in bunkerville. cliven bundy says he's prepared to go to oregon, if necessary. the consumer electronics show starts tomorrow, but we're already getting a preview of some of the hottest gadgets. first up -- this drone that is the size of a tablet and can fit in your backpack... and work with some of the most popular cameras. here's one great for parents... a thermometer that reads temperatures by scanning your forehead. you just have to run it across. action news will have a crew there tomorrow for the grand opening!
odom was found unconscious in a brothel near pahrump. up next, the former basketball star's son posts a picture of his dad on instagram. it's the first time you'll see how he's doing! major rain chances holding for the valley and snow to the mountains! i am tracking the amount of rain and snow through
out of the southeast between 5-10 mph. higher elevations 6500ft and above are under a winter storm warning from 7am this morning until 4am wednesday morning. high winds and snow accumulations between 8 and 16 inches through the next 24 hrs are expected. it is likely that snow chains will be a must if traveling up mt. charleston today. overnight, winddwill drop into the valley with gusts expected between 20 and 30 mph along with the continuation of light to moderate rainfall. the rain chances continue through friday afternoon with
keeping in the low and mid 50s through the week and into the possible local pooling will be a concern this afternoon into the low and mid 50s with winds out of the southeast between until 4am wednesday morning. high winds and snow accumulations between 8 and 16 inches through the next 24 hrs charleston today. overnight, winds will drop into the valley with gusts expected between 20 and 30 mph along highs keeping in the low and mid 50s through the week and into the weekend. snow potential to the valley is weakening slightly but with snow expected around red rock wednesday into thursday, i do not want to rule out a possible short- lived flurry to our higher elevated communities within las vegas. remember to share your weather
and you just might see them on our air! you can email them to i-contribute at ktnv.com... or tag us on social media with the hashtag, i-c-13. breaking right now now in oregon - the militia behind that standoff is speaking right now.. you'll remember they took over a federal building over the weekend.. to fight for land they say rightfully belongs to america's ranchers. one man told a-b-c news he is prepared to die..to defend the constitution. let's listen in-- the future of the car industry
parker? higher ups from all around nevada and even the globe are here today. they want to put unmanned cars on our roads... we're one of the few state's where they've been road tested. today they're talking about how to do it safely. on one hand... think about how it could keep people from making mistakes and crashing.. and transport people who need extra help. on the other hand... what happens in a wreck...? who gets a ticket? to help answer these questions... the governor is hiring an expert who will have a special office dealing only in unmanned employing somebody, but it will be a first of its kind in the nation because we'll have an expert in autonomous systems working right here in nevada." people like you and me could be driving some kind of automated vehicle in as little as three years. reporting live parker collins
if you're looking to shed some pounds this year, we have details on the best, new diets of 2016...from a u-s news and world report. the best new diet? -- it's called the "mind diet." so it's full of foods to power your brain, and stave off things like dementia and alzheimers. you can't eat things like red meat, and have red wine in moderation.
quickly, try the h-m-r diet. you have to order this diet, to be delivered at your door. and the best overall diet? it's called dash. it was initially designed to reduce blood pressure. the h-p-v vaccine was first recommended for girls years ago... but now, doctors say your sons should also get the shot! the vaccine treats the human papilloma virus... which is actually the most common sexually transmitted infection in the u-s. the c-d-c recommends boys get the h-p-v vaccine around 11 or 12... through 26. the virus can lead to severe problems...like cervical, head and neck cancers. it's been months since lamar odom was found unconsious in a brothel near pahrump still ahead, we're getting the first look at the former basketball star...
lamar odom junior posted this picture to his instagram...of his dad and sister destiny. the caption says "christmas with my pops. here's to 20-16... blessed." this is the first public photo of odom since he was found unconcious at a brothel in october. boxing champion manny pacquiao is retiring!!! he hang up his boxing gloves after his next fight here in las vegas. the pac man is set to face off timothy bradley april 9th at the mgm grand. this is the third time the fighters have met in the ring. pacquiao has said he hopes to run for senator in the phillipinnes. he's currently a congressman. that was abc's lara spencer reporting. coming up at action news live at 11-30, new developments in the bill cosby scandal -- now his wife wants to delay her deposition. hear her reason why!
the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, 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 ]
here at home -- the rain! it's here all week, so don't forget to pack your umbrellas. hello and thanks for joining us on this second half of action news at midday, i'm dayna roselli. and i'm jessica janner. and we also have a possibility for snow! isn't that right greg? strongest chances for rain enter the valley today with widespread showers expected through the day. wet roads with possible local high temperatures will hover in the low and mid 50s with winds out of the southeast between 5-10 mph. higher elevations 6500ft and above are under a winter storm inches through the next 24 hrs are expected. now to a breaking news update... update... on the president's
here are the main parts. first, it plans to expand background checks on gun sales. it'll change the rules for qualifiying as a gun dealer. and the white house will give more funding for mental health treatment. president obama got emotional...while speaking about the recent rash of shootings... especially the massacre at sandy hook. in fact, the a father who lost his son in the sandy hook shooting introduced the president. (mark barden/father of sandy hook shooting victim) "in the three years since those 26 precious lives were lost at who are hearing these words are grieving the loss of a loved one to gun violence. as a nation we have to be better. we are better. we're better than this." the president says his
everyone's guns away. that was abc's brian ross reporting-- the mom of the so-called affluenza teen will be sent back to texas to face charges. tonya couch appeared in a los angeles corut this morning. she faces 2-10 years...if convicted of helping her son get away. meantime, we're also learning more about ethan's life on the run. staff at a puerto vallarta strip club told a-b-c news... ethan was drinking and racked up a thousand dollar bill with lap dancers. ethan remains in mexico city...fighting deportation back to texas. investigators say the two fled last month...
when a video went viral online showing him at a party. bill cosby's wife is fighting back today... camille cosby has filed a motion to delay her deposition, scheduled for tomorrow. she's supposed to testify in a defamation suit...filed by seven women accusing her husband of drugging and sexually assaulting them. in the motion, cosby says she's concerned she'll have to reveal quote "intimate details" of their marriage. here at home -- a small plane crash lands in henderson. and the two people on-board somehow walk away unhurt! take a look at the aftermath. the private plane was heading from california to nashville last night... when it diverted to henderson executive airport because of the bad weather. but it lost power while approaching the runway, and landed in the desert nearby. ahead today, friends and loved ones are coming together to remember the man killed riding his motorcycle. a vigil is being held at 8 tonight at the corner of jones and peak for 47- year-old sheldon cooper. police say he killed last
pulled out in front of him. pause for animation now to the latest on the race for the white house... donald trump's first t-v ad is coming under fire for talking about a wall with mexico... but instead showing video of morocco. well now, trump is saying he meant to do that. his campaign says they used morocco images to quote "demonstrate the severe impact of an open border and the very real threat americans face." but trump critics say the video highlights how he plays fast and loose with the facts. the battle between solar and utility companies is heating up. its been only days since the new rate structure took effect for rooftop solar companies. and just like industry officials feared-- companies are already closing their doors. action news reporter marissa kynaston joins us live from solar city with the latest. you can see crews are tearing down their training center.
hires were learning about installations. this only opened last month-- and now they say its being forced to shut down. that new rate structure cut the price of green energy they could sell back to the power companies-- essentially pushing solar companies like this one to move out of state. solar city is one of the largest rooftop solar companies in the nation. and it will no longer make sales or installations in the state of nevada. but they will continue to service its existing customers. obviously this is taking a big toll on jobs in the state. i'll be talking with company officials about their impact later today. reporting live at solar city--mk--ch13an. it's 2016, and we've all made our new year's resolutions. lots of those are "breaking up
youyou're looking at a daring escape caught on camera. a young woman was carjacked and kidnapped in her own car! it happened last week in pennsylvania. finally, at a gas station, she made the life-saving decision...to make a run for it. one woman's new year's resolutions is going viral... that's because she's giving up social media for an entire year. darla bunting is going on a "digital detox." that means no facebook, instagram, snapchat or twitter....for the next 365 days.
to the bus stop, i pull out my phone// i need a break--i pull out phone and i'm scrolling... (butted with) darla sot 16:54:55 those 5 minutes here or there?turn into hours of just scrolling the education entrepreneur says she was on social media for up to five hours a day... and only realized how obsessed she was after giving it all up for a month last year strongest chances for rain enter the valley today with widespread showers expected through the day. wet roads with possible local pooling will be a concern this afternoon into the overnight so take caution traveling across the city today. high temperatures will hover in the low and
southeast between 5-10 mph. higher elevations 6500ft and above are under a winter storm warning from 7am this morning until 4am wednesday morning. high winds and snow accumulations between 8 and 16 inches through the next 24 hrs are expected. it is likely that snow chains will be a must if traveling up mt.
today. overnight, winds will drop into the valley with gusts expected between 20 and 30 mph along with the continuation of light to moderate rainfall. the rain chances continue through friday afternoon with highs keeping in the low and mid 50s through the week and into the weekend. snow potential to the valley is weakening slightly but with snow expected around red rock wednesday into thursday, i do not want to rule out a possible short- lived flurry to our higher elevated communities within las vegas. remember to share your weather pictures and videos with us... and you just might see them on our air! you can email them to i-contribute at ktnv.com... or tag us on social media with
now to that epic miss universe mistake.. now to that epic miss universe mistake.. we heard from winner miss philippines yesterday, now, not only is miss colombia speaking out for the first time... but also host steve harvey! here's abc's lara spencer with the story. < sot - steve harvey: i have to apologize. it was the ultimate slip up - steve harvey announcing the wrong miss universe winner univision- miss colombia - speaking out for the first time on tv - sharing how difficult that moment really was spanish nat saying i went up to my parents' room and obviously, i was very sad, i was in bad shape, i was crying - i cried a ton that night spanish nat sharing her distaste for how the whole situation was handled spanish nat in four minutes they destroy your dreams, they throw it in a bag, and they throw it in the trash,? they could have done it another way? i feel like it
feelings of a girl who has worked her whole life for a dream. spanish nat steve harvey also speaking out ...on his morning radio show ...denying all rumors that he did this as some sort of publicty stunt harvey radio 5:09 "why the hell would i do that?... i'm already famous. do you really think i wanted to be famous like this?" describing the moment after his crowning mistake as chaotic - harvey radio 2:04 now i got a guy in my ear going "we gotta do something! we gotta do something!" that's all i'm hearing all the confusion everybody back stage. so i took it upon myself and i walked out there to do something" the miss universe organization telling abc news overnight that the teleprompter did not have the winner's name and just read "and the winner is?" then when harvey saw the card he was confused- harvey taking full responsibility for that mistake harvey radio 2:36 "did i make a mistake? yes i did. whole heartedly. at this point of the game i'm not in the finger pointing business and rolling other
kelley mcclellan, executive director of children's heart foundation each year, more than 40,000 children in the united states are born with a congenital heart defect and these defects are the leading cause of illness and death in the first year of life. aiming to raise both awareness and much need funding to fight what can be a deadly pediatric
children's heart foundation invites all las vegans to participate in the 13th annual walk with the heart of a child on saturday, feb. 27, 2016. this annual fun walk through fashion show (3200 s. las vegas blvd. las vegas) allows participants to walk in celebration or in remembrance of the young lives affected by
ing-- president obama unveiled executive measures todayto tighten gun control. those measures include expanding backgrou obama is defending his plan...calling the proposals common- sense safety measures.nd checks on firearms sales. one solider was killed and two others hurt in afghanistan. they were said to be special operations. authorities say it all happened during a firefight against the tablian. now to that standoff in oregon - the leaders of that armed militia say they'll stay there for as long as it takes. you may remeber they seized a federal building... arguing the land doesn't belong
be returned to america's ranchers. metro revealing new details on why metro says their officers fatally shot a man. take a look at this body camera video. metro says suspect keith childress refused commands... and they thought he had a gun. then, metro says childress ran towards officers. so they opened fire...killing him. overnight, winds will drop into the valley with gusts expected between 20 and 30 mph along with the continuation of light to moderate rainfall. the rain chances continue through friday afternoon with highs keeping in the low and mid 50s through the week and into the weekend. not want to rule out a possible and a reminder -- action news is teaming up with red rock resort and fabulous freddy's today to help save lives! the resort is hosting a blood drive for the american red cross. head down between 1 and 7. everyone who donates will be entered to win a 100 dollar fabulous freddy gift card... plus a voucher for the red rock buffet. a big thanks to our sponsors fabulous freddy's for providing the prizes and to red rock