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minutes just to find the fiie. it started in one of the storage units after midnight. but these buildings are metal- clad... meaning poor air circulation. they also have individual roll up doors. they had to tear through nearly two dozen of them to get to the source. the scariest part is not knowing what's behind each door. eric henderson, clark county fire dept. 00:34:52-00:35:01 "with all the roll up doors we can't get in half an hour. reporting live parker collins channel thirteen action news. another low pressure system and cold front moves through the valley today. mainly cloudy skies and scattered showers will be
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chances actually increasing into the overnight. high temperatures will stay to the low and mid 50s but the winds will be picking up through the morning and afternoon. heavy downpours are not expected but light to moderate rain showers are. winds will be out of the southwest between 10 and 20 mph gusts up to 30 mph. rain. new models have come out weekend. they are small chances but today... you will be able to expect more
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thick fog and clouds rolling in all over the valley. and even though it's beautiful... combine that fog with the rain... and it can become very dangerous! there were dozens of accidents all over town yesterday. even late into the night, we were seeing crashes reported on law enforcement's websites. some were just fender benders, other's were more serious, but over all officers say when it rains people can be too careless. "i don't think they're very cautious. i don't think they take the time to realize or see in advance what the weather is going to be like and prepare themselves." it's a good reminder to be careful on the roads today since we are expecting to see
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and the rain was wreaking havoc at the airport... from delays to cancelled flights.. it was a long day for travelers! this is what it looked the lines looked like just before midnight. the average delay was about 4 hours for incoming flights because of all the rain and cloud cover. some flights had to be cancelled altogether... leaving people stranded for hours and hours! angela guerrero flight delayed 11.01.50.00 "i actually went and played some cards at one of the local casinos and got a massage. you know it is a 12-hour wait." mccarran says yesterday is actually one of the busiest days of the whole year because it's the day before c-e-s kicks off. meanwhile up north... mother nature turned mount charleston into a winter wonderland! and people wasted no time taking advantage of the fresh layer of powder. they were building snowmen, and sledding, and of course... just playing in the snow. "it's like a movie." "it's amazing." (butted with) "i get
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total of about 12 inches of snow from yesterday's storm. we continue tracking breaking news - new details on that chipotle restaurant broken into up in the northwest valley.... police think the suspects may have used a crow bar or some type of tool to get into the place. beltway... was broken into just about an hour and a half ago. right now police dont have anyone in custody but they think there might be several suspects... possibly three men. this is just the latest in a rash of overnight break-ins or robberies. i'll let you know as soon as we get updates. a homeowner comes face to face
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but it was the homeowner who fired the first shot.. now police are searching for the burglar. officers tell us monday night, the man jimmied the window open to get inside the home near deer springs and decatur. he had a mask on his face, and a hammer in his hand, but joey imerti says he heard him breaking in... and had his rifle ready for him. ((joey imerti, victim home invasion, 2128) "i told him freeze dont move and after he moved i started shooting." (butted) (joey imerti, victim home invasion, 1817) "you weren't shooting to killno i wasn't shooting to kill that's why i aimed down." imerti says he saw at least two men and a black challenger just before the break in. neighbors told him they saw the men hanging around the house all day. imerti says they even rang the doorbell for at least 10 minutes before going in. it is finally here... the biggest convention of the whole year.. c-e-s 2016.. action news reporter is taking us inside this morning... to check out all the cool gadgets and technology. yasmeen what have you got for
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time now is x:xx --- he's been making headlines ever since he got off with probation after driving drunk and killing people... then he fled to mexico.. now we're finding out just what he's been up to! and it sounds more like a wild night in
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greg adlibs weather forecast tease and chopper 13... first over the scene of that crash at tropicana and swenson... ahead today... the man charged with shooting a metro officer is set to face
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teag fox is facing several charges, including attempted murder of a police officer. metro says last month, an officer was responding to a domestic situation when fox--who was not connected to the situation-- shot him and took off. hours later police found him and took him into custody. he's being held on one million dollars bail. we're now learning how the 'affluenza" teen was spending his time in mexico... and his parole officer is not going to be too happy this morning! staff at a strip club in mexico say ethan couch came there with his mother, and ordered beer after beer. sources say couch was in a vip room for lap dances, and when he couldn't pay his tab he had to leave his rolex as collateral! meanwhile his
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extradited from california to texas. but her attorney says she will have to stay behind bars once she's there because she can't pay her million dollar bail. time now is x:xx --- the scariest night of his life that's how a car salesman describes his experience after getting kidnapped during a test drive.. next... you'll hear him talk about how he fought off the crooks and barely made it out alive! and here's a chopper 13 flying over that crash at tropicana and swenson.
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lands... happening in oregon. one of the leaders of the militia group, ammon bundy tweeting out this just a few minutes ago.
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this just a few minutes ago. saying quote: 'we have remained peaceful. if the authorities raid us unnecessarily we can't guarantee that continues. we are prepared to defend ourselves' - @ammonbundy as you may know, bundy has ties to nevada.... his father is controversial rancher cliven bundy... who has had his own standoff with federal authorities in bunkerville here in nevada. action news has been following htis story closely, that's the latest this morning. another low pressure system and cold front moves through the valley today. mainly cloudy skies and scattered showers will be common this afternoon with rain chances actually increasing into the overnight. high temperatures will stay to the low and mid 50s but the winds will be picking up through the morning and afternoon.
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expected but light to moderate rain showers are. winds will be out of the southwest between 10 and 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph within the city. by tonight, those winds increase to 15-20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. towards red rock and the spring mountain range, winds are expected to gust between 40 and rough today and tonight. valley winds will bleed into tomorrow as well with even greater chances for wide spread rain. new models have come out watching a few new systems out of the pacific and have calculated a new chance for rain that now envelops the weekend. they are small chances but keeping the umbrella close would not be a bad idea this saturday and sunday. snow potential has been common chatter throughout the weather first center. red rock still expects snow late tonight into thursday due to snow levels dropping to 4500ft. the potential for light flurry action on the edges of the city are not farfetched during this time due to morning lows in the mid and upper 30s within these
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are you planning on job searching today? well you won't be alone... today is the busiest job are you planning on job searching today? well you won't
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today? well you won't be alone... today is the busiest job searching day of the whole year! monster-dot-com says the first wednesday back at work after new year's is always the busiest day. the theory is that after just a few days back on the job... many people realize, how miserable they are! it's a terrifying story to think about.. a car salesman taking two men on a test drive, when they kidnap him, and almost kill
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now this morning, he's speaking out about how he fought for his life. after the men put him in the truck, the 22 year old from houston says he quickly turned on the "find my iphone app" and tried to figure out how he could escape. once the car stopped, he popped the trunk from the inside, and that's where he fought the men, and managed to get their gun. jose martinez yeah i shot him pretty good shot (white flash) it's crazy it's crazy as hell police used the man's phone to track down the stolen car. they say this story should be a wake up call for car salesman everywhere. time now is x:xx --- up next whatever happened to the ice man? whatever happened to the ice man? his video's been viewed hundreds of thousands of times...and we caught up to him to hear how he feels about going viral! chopper 13 first over the scene of a crash at craig and commerce photographer says there may be as many as 8 cars
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another low pressure system and cold front moves through the valley today. mainly cloudy skies and scattered showers will be common this afternoon with rain chances actually increasing into the overnight. high temperatures will stay to the low and mid 50s but the winds will be picking up through the morning and afternoon. heavy downpours are not expected but light to moderate rain showers are. winds will be out of the southwest between 10 and 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph within towards red rock and the spring valley winds will bleed into
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abc news showing us some more of the high tech gadget's being unveiled at c- e-s right now. here's kayna whitworth and kendis gibson with the details... < in today's tech bytes... the consumer electronics show, kicing off today. we're getting an early look at some of the gadgets. including nikon.. showing off its first-ever action camera.... which allows users to shoot 360 degree, high definition videos. and fit bit unveiled the new "blaze". it combines basic smartphone features... like calendar alerts and push notifications... with a variety of fitness tracking features. it comes in a choice of leather and stainless steel straps. the two hundred dollar device is expected to hit stores in march. and twitter is dropping more hints the 140-character limit may be going away soon. users have been getting around the present limit by tweeting photos of a page of text. and twitter's founder did just that... to say the company is aware of a desire for longer messages. those are your tech bytes. > time now is x:xx --- coming up
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tensions running high in oregon.. after that armed militia takeover... of a federal building hear how ammon bundy thinks this fight with the government is going to end... and it's not peaceful! good morning las vegas... the president lays out his new
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another low pressure system and cold front moves through the
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mainly cloudy skies and scattered showers will be common this afternoon with rain chances actually increasing into the overnight. high temperatures will stay to the low and mid 50s but the
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through the morning and afternoon. heavy downpours are not expected but light to moderate the city. by tonight, those winds increase to 15-20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. towards red rock and the spring mountain range, winds are expected to gust between 40 and 50 mph through today and rain. new models have come out watching a few new systems out they are small chances but keeping the umbrella close would not be a bad idea this we are staying on top of breaking news for you firefighters terrified for their lives as they try to find a fire that was burning inside some storage units... this happened just hours ago near sahara and lamb. parker collins is there, and parker you talked with the fire department, and this really was a scary experience for them. what happened? parker adlibs scene it really was... it took firefighters about 15 minutes just to find the fire. it started in one of the storage units after midnight. but these buildings are metal- clad... meaning poor air circulation. they also have individual roll up doors. they had to tear through nearly
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source. the scariest part is not knowing what's behind each door. each time they went into a new unit... they had no idea what to expect. amazingly... they managed to get things under control in just about half an hour. reporting live parker collins channel thirteen action news. inventors from all over the world are herein las vegas to show off their best stuff, and even though c-e- s isn't open to the public... we're taking you inside, so you can see all the latest gadgets. action news reporter yasmeen hassan is inside the convention center this morning.. yasmeen what do you have to show us? every time i think about those
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about the victims from all the recent mass shootings. he says they are the reason why he's taking executive action on gun control. his plan is to expand background checks, requiring all gun dealers to be licensed. he's also overhauling the fbi's background check system, and wants to increase the amount of mental health records used during checks. this is not a plot to take away everybody's guns. you pass a background check, you purchase a firearm despite calls from republican presidential candidates saying the president is abusing his power... the white house says it's confident the plan will survive any court challenge. and president obama's gun control plan is sparking debate here in the valley. supporters of the executive action say it will close loopholes that unqualified buyers slip through at gun shows and online. they say it's common sense and doesn't compromise anyone's rights. but others aren't convinced.
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stricter background checks won't prevent criminals from getting their hands on guns. 13:12:26 bob irwin, thcorrelation where the background checks prevent or reduce crime." the president's actions also set aside 50million oars toward mental health car, and 200 extra federal agents for conducting background checks. all three democratic presidential candidates will be in las vegas today to dine together! senator harry reid is hosting the "battle born-battle ground... first in the west caucus dinner." the candidates hoping to gain as much support here as they can before the caucuses next month. the dinner is being held at the mgm grand tonight at 6. our crews will be inside catching all the action. but if you do want to see the candidates, they are holding events with the public. hillary clinton is hosting a townhall in anthem at noon. you just have to rsvp
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and bernie sanders is holding a rally at the tropicana at 4-45. doors open at 4. the event is free, but north korea claims it has tested a hydrogen bomb and now world leaders are trying to figure out how to respond. today.. the u-n security council will be meeting to discuss what to do next. it could take days to confirm north korea's claims... but u-s officials say they are aware of seismic activity in the vicinity of a known nuclear test site. the u-s geological survey says the event measured five-point- one in magnitude. if confirmed, the hydrogen bomb test would be a big step forward for north korea's military ambitions. i'm tracking a national breaking news story. a standoff happening in georgia right now -- and we've just learned there is a 2 year old child being held hostage a swat team is and negotiators are out there but this is now going into its tenth hour. this thing started last night.
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news and no word yet on what the motive is... it's happening just outside of atlanta. we'll let you know when there's developments. some more medical marijuana dispensaries could be popping up in las vegas.. this morning, the city council is scheduled to vote on licenses for three different businesses. there are at least 4 dispensaries currently up and running in las vegas. the first one just opened back in august. the city council is also voting today on a new bill that would require pet shops to only sell cats and dogs that come from shelters, rescues and non- profits. the goal is to find homes for the animals already in our area, and keep dogs bred in "puppy mills" out of pet stores. but shop owners say this new bill would actually kill their businesses and they want a compromise. time now is x:xx --- up next... big changes to the solar industry... and workers are now telling us it could end their businesses here in the valley altogether. so what happens next? greg adlibs weather forecast
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and chopper 13... first over the scene of an accident just reported at eastern and bonanza.. and on the ground our live drive... headed to that 9 car crash at
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another low pressure system and cold front moves through the
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another low pressure system and cold front moves through the valley today. mainly cloudy skies and scattered showers will be common this afternoon with rain chances actually increasing into the overnight. high temperatures will stay to the low and mid 50s but the winds will be picking up through the morning and afternoon. heavy downpours are not expected but light to moderate the city. by tonight, those winds increase to 15-20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. tonight. valley winds will bleed into tomorrow as well with even greater chances for wide spread rain. new models have come out watching a few new systems out of the pacific and have calculated a new chance for rain that now envelops the weekend. they are small chances but keeping the umbrella close would not be a bad idea this saturday and sunday. late tonight into thursday due to snow levels dropping to 4500ft. the potential for light flurry action on the edges of the city
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worries about china's economy, oil's sharp decline; ad lib
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the friend of one of the san bernardino shooters is due in court. enrique marquez was a friend of sayed rizwan farook. he's accused of conspiring with farook to provide material support to terrorists authorities believe he bought rifles for farook and his wife to use during the deadly attack in san bernardino on december second. bill cosby's wife gets her wish granted... her deposition has been delayed. it was supposed to happen today. this is for the civil
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it's from 7 woman who say he sexually assaulted them decades ago. people losing their jobs... businesses closing down or moving out of state... that is what solar workers say is happening because of the new rate hikes. the first to move-- solar city. they're already tearing down their training facility that they just built last month. the solar companies say the rate changes cut the price of the green energy they can sell back to the power customers, essentially leaving customers with little incentive to switch to solar. it's a huge blow to those working in the industry. sot chandler sherman, public affairs manager solar city 22:05:05:14 because of governor sandovals public utility commissions decision, we can't do business here anymore, and that breaks my heart 22:05:12:26 solar city employees are being given the choice to transfer or relocate. the commission could vote to delay the rate changes later this month. are you feeling lucky? if so you might want to take a drive to california or arizona today!
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now trending this morning... the powerball prize for tonight's drawing is now about 450 million dollars! it was originally around 400, but lottery officials say the surge in ticket sales caused an increase. the jackpot's cash value is now 275-point-4 million dollars. this is the sixth largest jackpot of any u.s. lottery game on record. also trending this morning... remember this video? one of our viewers sent it to us. it shows him walking across his frozen pool. well it's now been seen more than 850 times! our crews caught up with him to ask him how he feels about his new found fame as "the ice man." 10:44:20:20 i was kinda surprised seeing that many people would be interested in a frozen pool. back east they always freeze. i guess out here they don't. sadly, he won't be walking across his pool anytime soon... he sent us this video yesterday of the ice breaking away and melting. time now is x:xx --- coming up... it's been a busy morning in our
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from the problems on the roads to the rain on the way. and of course.. the latest on all the big breaking news... jessica? and chopper 13... just breaking this morning... storage units go up in flames--
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just breaking this morning... storage units go up in flames-- but this was no ordinary fire.. the scene actually had firefighters afraid for their lives. it was a very scary morning for
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action news reporter parker collins spoke with them. we joins us now from the scene at sahara and lamb.. and parker this was truly terrifying for them. parker adlibs scene it really was... it took firefighters about 15 minutes just to find the fire. it started in one of the storage units after midnight. but these buildings are metal- clad... meaning poor air circulation. they also have individual roll up doors. they had to tear through nearly two dozen of them to get to the source. the scariest part is not knowing what's behind each door. each time they went into a new unit... they had no idea what to into doors isn't the hazardous part. tanks, and other hazards like that that we're unaware of." amazingly... they managed to get things under control in just about half an hour. reporting live parker collins channel thirteen action news. breaking news new details in that standoff over public lands... happening in oregon.
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militia group, ammon bundy tweeting out this just a few minutes ago. saying quote: 'we have remained peaceful. if the authorities raid us unnecessarily we can't guarantee that continues. we are prepared to defend ourselves' - @ammonbundy as you may know, bundy has ties to nevada.... his father is controversial rancher cliven bundy... who has had his own standoff with federal authorities in bunkerville here in nevada. today is the day thousands of people have been waiting for. it is the kick-off to c-e-s. it's a chance for companies from all over the world to show off the hottest new gadgets. it's not open to the public-- but we're going to take you inside!! action news reporter yasmeen hassan is live in the convention center yasmeen-- thanks for watching good
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do something positive today.. good morning america is next... we'll see you back here for action news live at midday.. breaking news new details in that standoff over public happening in oregon. one of the leaders of the
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good morning, america. breaking news, north korea claims it set off a hydrogen bomb overnight. the nuclear blast underground registers as a massive earthquake. one of the world's most dangerous dictators giving the
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