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working together to try and figure out why. the first fire happened just hours ago near charleston and eastern. that's where parker collins is this morning.. parker you've been talking to people in the area, and they're shocked. parker adlibs scene you can see how bad it was. this van was hit worse... but that over there got burned too. happened around one thirty. no one got hurt. we heard unconfirmed reports that a person was seen running away from the scene. we kind of got that same story on the other side of town. i was just there... where another car caught fire. that one happened a little
police on scene told me a witness saw a person running away from the burning car. i saw the gas tank was open and there weren't any plates. no. never had a fire like that. not here." definitely seems weird. not sure if there's a connection. reporting live parker collins channel thirteen action news. also overnight... a scandal at c-e-s! a chinese a scandal at c-e-s! a chinese hoverboard booth gets raided by u-s marshalls.. and we just got the video of it! take a look at the footage from bloomberg business. you see the marshalls boxing up hoverboards and grabbing signs and fliers promoting the product. bloomberg says this was all over a patent violation... and that a silicon valley start up turned in the chinese company for making a product that was too similar to their's. the marshall's told bloomberg they were there to serve a court order.
in henderson ends with a car crashing into the chamber of commerce building... and a man being dragged away in handcuffs. police say a man tried to steal a car at the sonic near boulder highway and lake mead. he was unsucessful. so he ran to a nearby walmart and took a car there. police tried to pull him over, but he crashed into two cars before bailing out of the car. it then crashed into the commerce building. the suspect was arrested and we're sure he's facing a list of charges. yegge)gfx a ccsd teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship... but now we're hearing from another woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by the teacher years ago. brittany freer says she was a friend of kristy yegge's, and back in 20-12... she says yegge took advantage of her. 11.07.52.00 "once i went over to her house she proceeded to give me prescription drugs, and because i was in a hyper emotional state i took." freer says she fell asleep and awoke to yegge undressing her, t becuase of the drugs... she says she didn't have the
freer tells us she didn't report what happened until 20-14. metro says they didn't pursue charges because there wasn't enough evidence. yegge's atorney sent us a statement saying ""the fact that metro closed its case without any charges against my client speaks volumes regarding the credibility of these allegations. my client is steadfastly maintaining her innocence regarding these allegations, and i intend to defend her accordingly." the district attorney's office says they're still reviewing yegge's case involving the student at veterans tribute career and technical academy until then, she is n home assignment. the president takes his gun control pitch on the road... and live on c-n-n, he lays out his reasons for the increased restrictions. po-125th (president obama) if we could combine gun safety with sensible background checks and some other checks, we're not going to eliminate gun violence but we will lessen it. the president says his executive actions have been overly politicized and mischaracterized, and that he
everybody's guns. a new cnn poll shows that 67- percent percent of the public supports the measures president obama outlined this week, but 57 percent said they didn't think it would be effective in reducing gun related deaths. making the las vegas more safe and more profitable... that's mayor carolyn goodman's plan for 20-16. during her annual state of the city address, the mayor focused on improving our homeless rates and transportation, plus... working to be a totally renewable energy city. but the most important problem she wants to tackle-- safety. "no one will live in a city that isnt safe or invest in a city that isnt safe, do business in a city that isnt safe, or move to a city that isnt safe" as part of the plan to do that, metro will now patrol parks and trails to cut down crime in remote areas. goodman also said that recently her focus has been on counter- terrorism, and that's something that will continue to be a priority.
the bundy dilemma. the infamous nevada family is armed and refusing to leave oregon, despite calls from the community asking them to go home... so what happens next? greg adlibs weather forecast tease and chopper 13...flying over a crash on flamingo and koval... from the ground to the air... our live drive giving us another view of that accident... a 24 year old waking up behind bars-- after police say he shot
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man, just two days before christmas. metro tellll us joshua simon and another man got into an argument outside an apartment complex near charleston and pecos. simon shot the man in the stomach and then took off. he's now charged with first degree murder. ahead today... the armed militia that's taken over a federal building in oregon is expected to unveil
moving forward.. this comes after their leader, ammon bundy rejected the local sheriff's request for him and his group to leave the wildlife refuge they took over on sunday. the community says they're scared that things could get violent and end in gunfire, but " we should never ever point guns at each other so let's make sure that is the understood thing. " again, the group says they will be holding another press conference today.. but they have not said what time it will be. time now is x:xx --- "keep spring valley white" that's the message on these hateful letters being sent around the community. to put that in print and circulate that. and then to give false light that it's coming from somebody else is horrible a lawfirm is being blamed fro the offensive letters, and now they're bringing in some big guns to help find whoever is responsible. chopper 13.. over that accident at flamingo
between 5 and 15 mph through the forecast but overnight lows are dropping dramatically. central las vegas will drop to mid 30s through t and into the next work with the outer edge communities potentially dropping into the upper 20s! make sure to bring in any outdoor pets or potted plants, wrap your pipes and make sure your elderly friends and relatives are ready for the overnight chill. by monday, mostly sunny to partly sunny skies return but looks to be short lived. another front looks to drop into the valley by next thursday, bringing in another
said. cause under investigation. tomorrow... a brand new medical marijuana dispensary will be celebrating it's grand opening.. and the owners say what makes their business special-- they are the first to be owned and operated by all females! sahara wellness will have their official ribbon cutting at 4-20 tomorrow afternoon. then they will be giving tours of their dispensary until 7. food and drinks will be included. sahara wellness will open for business for the first time on
sot anthony tully, lives in spring valley to see someone go about and try to hurt other people like that, it hurts me another round of racist letters are showing up in people's mailboxes, and now state and federal authorities are investigating... trying to figure out if this is the same person, or a copy cat. the letters ask homeowners not to sell or rent to some minorities, because they want to "keep spring valley white." do with these racist notes, and they're huring their business. sot john leach to put that in print and circulate that. and then to give false light that it's coming from somebody else is horrible the law firm is asking anyone who receives a letter like this to put it in a plastic bag and send it to police so it can help them track down the person responsible. time now is x:xx --- powerball mania is at an all-time high right now... it's because the jackpot is at
if you're planning to buy a ticket, there's one important reason you might want to drive to arizona instead of california... and chopper 13... flying over the las vegas convention center. this is just one of the many places in the valley... playing host to ces this year. the powerball prize is now at 700 million dollars--the highest ever! so if you win tomorrow... what's the best thing for you
the best thing for you to do? we've got some tips for you! sign the back of your ticket. imagine if someone got a hold of your winnig ticket, and then claimed it was yours? stay anonymous if you can, arizona allows anyone who wins more than 600 dollars to say anonymous for 90 days. assemble a money management team... and most importantly, don't spend your money too fast. we have another front expected
this weekend; bringing us small chance for isolated showers during saturday night into sunday morning. today and through the weekend, for the most part, partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies will be common along with high temperatures in the upper 40s and low 50s. winds do calm to normal speeds between 5 and 15 mph through the forecast but overnight lows are dropping dramatically. central las vegas will drop to mid 30s through the weekend and into the next work with the outer edge communities potentially dropping into the upper 20s! make sure to bring in any outdoor pets or potted plants, wrap your pipes and thursday, bringing in another shot for showers. bmw unveils a new car that has no mirrors! none! so how do you check your blind spots? abc's
gibson have the details. < in today's tech bytes.. it looks like just about everyone likes to chat on facebook! facebook says its "messenger" mobile app.. is now up to 800 million monthly users. touting it's new speed and features.. facebook says "messenger" is still in its early days.. promising new innovations ahead. it's not just tv and virtual reality creating buzz at the consumer electronics show..keurig unveiled it's new "keurig kold." it takes the drink maker's familiar pods.. and makes soda. price tag.: around 3 hundred bucks and a streaming service is bringing us a sequel to an abc favorite. "fuller house" on netflix brings back much of the cast from the original series you should recognize the set, too. that's because d-j and her children move back into the home where they grew up. the series premieres february 26th on netflix.
have a great day. > time now is x:xx --- the battle over the solar rate changes is not cooling down anytime soon. now... many people are turning to our state's highest official to weigh in... hear from governor sandoval himself... coming up at 6-30. i have no quarrel with you. i did not shoot your house
you've seen him in "white chicks" and the "scary movie" franchise... actor and comedian shawn wayans stops by our studio! that's today at nine 's exactly what this guy did--hoping to kill his neighbors over a dog. we have the exclusive jailhouse interview this morning. 13:09:39:02 "i thought the judge was right on when he talked about noel not having a soul." it's been more than 3 years since the brutal murder of shauna tiaffay.. but now, both of her killers
and her family says they finally have their justice. we'll have those top headlines and more... but first greg-- we have another front expected to pass through the valley this weekend; bringing us small chance for isolated showers during saturday night into sunday morning. today and through the weekend, for the most part, partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies will be common along with high temperatures in the upper 40s and low 50s. winds do calm to normal speeds between 5 and 15 mph through the forecast but overnight lows are dropping dramatically. central las vegas will drop to mid 30s through the weekend and into the next work with the outer edge communities potentially dropping into the upper 20s! make sure to bring in any outdoor pets or potted plants, wrap your pipes and make sure your elderly friends
breaking news out of los angeles ard at about 5:18 a.m. happening now a fire t a denny's restaurant in la habra friday morning, authorities said. cause under investigation. the man arrested for trying to ard at about 5:18 a.m. happening now a fire t a denny's restaurant in la habra friday morning, authorities said. cause under investigation. the man arrested for trying to
is speaking out from his jail cell. it's a story you'll only see on action news. nye county deputies say paul applegate confessed to them that he opened fire on his neighbor's house... with the intention of taking them out--because he believes they killed his mom's pomeranian. but in our exclusive jailhouse interview, applegate says he never confessed. and he was on drugs when he was talking to police. "i was high on crack and i was high on meth. i did not do the shooting at all. all i know is i'm an innocent man being in jail." during the interview applegate says time and time again... that he never opened fire on his neighbors, and he has no problem with them.
is overly protective of her... and that he did want to get revenge on the family for killing her pomeranian. he didn't tell me he tried to kill the guy he said i just wanted to scare him so he won't bother you anymore mom applegate's mom says he had just moved in with her to try and get a new start to his life. he's now facing attempted murder charges. justice for shauna tboth men involved in her brutal murder are now serving their time behind bars... and finally her family feels they can finally start to move on. noel stevens will be spending the next 42 years to life in prison, for accepting money from shauna's husband george tiaffay... in exchange for killing her. shauna was beat to death back in 20- 12... and it's been a long and painful process for her family. paula stokes shauna's sister 13:10:43:20 "we go through all of this and at the end of the day, we don't have her and it sentence." george tiaffay, a former las
serving his life sentence for his role in shauna's death. testimony is underway in the trial of a former church pastor accused of sexually assaulting girls in his congregation. otis holland's attorney told the jury the teenage girls accusing the former united faith church leader, might have made up the stories because they thought they loved him. the 59-year old has pleaded not guilty to all of his charges including child sexual assault. he is expected to testify. he faces up to life in prison if he's convicted. donald trump releases his newest campaign ad on instagram... and this time he's really going all out with his battle against democratic frontrunner hillary clinton... women's rights are human rights and human rights the video shows clinton with disgraced congressman anthony weiner... bill cosby... and this picture of her husband, bill
but the former president is refusing to address trump's attacks. :47-:52 "i don't have a response. if he wins the republican nomination. we'll have plenty of time to talk about it." one person who is responding to trump tho... texas senator ted cruz. trump recently said cruz should go to court to settle whether or not he's eligible to run for president since he was born in canada. his response-- i'm not going to be taking legal advice anytime soon from donald trump "mr. saunders i am talking... you interrupted him." 4 seconds nv-11pth puc solar hearing-nv a meeting about delaying those solar rate changes gets heated... as people try to persuade the public utilities commission not to raise the base service charge for solar customers... as well as cut the amount of money they'll be paid... when they sell back their excess energy. solar-city has already cut 500 jobs because of this, and is moving most of its operations out of our state. a final decision on whether the new rates will stay won't come
well now many are turning to the man who put three members of the p-u-c in charge... governor brian sandoval. our investigative team asked him what he thought about the claims that these rate changes will kill the solar industry in nevada. 10:10 gov: certainly they're my appointees, but it's very important to emphasize they're an independent board. they're a quasi-judicial board. it would be improper and perhaps illegal for me to interfere with their process (butted with) 14:03 gov: there's a very important balance here. you have 17,000 rooftop solar customers. you have 700,000 approximately nv energy customers who are essentially subsidizing that. according to n-v energy it's about one dollar and 8 cents a month that non-solar customers in southern nevada are paying to subsidize their solar neighbors. the governor says he is committed to helping the laid off solar workers find jobs, and says that any solar customers who are unhappy with the puc's decision can file an appeal.
the latest rankings from education week are out-- our state gets dead last! the majority of the states earned somewhere between a c minus and a c plus. not a single place got an a- overall. meanwhile, a district judge is delaying his decision on approving the new education savings account program. the voucher system would allow parents to use their allowance from the state on what they choose, including private school tuition. education savings accounts payments are schedule to being febraury first. the program is currently being challenged by two lawsuits. every year c-e-s shows us the next big thing in technology that's going to change our lives forever... but the public isn't invited to check everything out... well that's why we sent action news reporter yasmeen hassan... inside the convention center to find all the best products. yasmeen what've you got for us now? time now is x:xx --- up next... hanging meat in the backyard... and now neighbors say it's got
backyard... and now neighbors say it's got to stop. "i'm just afraid i'm going to see a coyote come down the side of my house one day and i don't know how they're going to react to me being there." now the h-o-a is stepping in... greg adlibs weather forecast tease and chopper 13... good morning, coming up on gma
mid 30s through the weekend and into the next work with the outer edge communities potentially dropping into the upper 20s! make sure to bring in any outdoor pets or potted plants, wrap your pipes and make sure your elderly friends and relatives are ready for the overnight chill. by monday, mostly sunny to partly sunny skies return but looks to be short lived. another front looks to drop into the valley by next thursday, bringing in another shot for showers. breaking news affecting the economy. it's two fold... a new jobs report was released this morning showing the u-s added nearly 3-hundred thousand jobs in december. a pretty good job report that's translated into a good start to trading on wall street. the dow doing much better this morning after an awful week investors hoping this will hold throughout the day.
u-s added nearly 3-hundred thousand jobs in december. a pretty good job report that's translated into a good start to trading on wall street. the dow doing much better this morning after an awful week investors hoping this will hold throughout the day. we'll keep you updated on later editions of action news. an update this morning.. on the battle over a homeowner who's been hanging meat in his backyard in mountain's edge. the homeowners association is ordering the man to take the meat down. last month, upset neighbors reached out to action news saying the meat was attracting rodents and coyotes... and was just altogether unpleasant. today would have been elvis presley's 81st birthday...
celebrate... with a special performance from the o-v elvi! this morning at 10, the o-v elvi from opportunity village will be joined with jesse garon, the official elvis of las vegas... and they'll be putting on a free performance inside the lobby of the westgate, in front of the elvis statue. the entire community is invited to attend. a day on the water turns into a near death experience for one fisherman... the video... is now trending. watch as a moment of victory for a deepwater fisherman turns very dangerous very quickly the video shows a marlin being reeled in, and then at the last moment... it flies onto the boat, almost hitting one of the men, which
since their noses are like swords. and if you think you might really hate snow... one little girl has you beat. she must not be a fan of the movie frozen... (nats of reveal)"look at all the snow- aaaggghh!" that's her reaction to the first snow of the year... and she is not happy about it.. in fact she even has a message for the fresh layer of powder... "go away snow! go away!" you can check out all of the stories trending today... just head to our website ktnv.com time now is x:xx --- coming up... a final check of your friday and weekend forecast, plus your morning commute. and our whole team will have the latest on the big stories their following.. inlcuding-- breaking news... jessica? plus our eyes still on this
ard at about 5:18 a.m. cause under investigation. breaking overnight... cars going up in flames all across the valley. now police and firefighters from two separate departments are trying to figure out why! action news reporter parker collins is out near the scene of the first fire at charleston and eastern.. parker what's going on here? parker adlibs scene you can see how bad it was. this van was hit worse... but that over there got burned
happened around one thirty. no one got hurt. we heard unconfirmed reports that a person was seen running away from the scene. we kind of got that same story on the other side of town. i was just there... where another car caught fire. that one happened a little later this morning . police on scene told me a witness saw a person running away from the burning car. i saw the gas tank was open and there weren't any plates. ba lu, works nearby 1:09:28-1:09:34 "so surprised, not here." definitely seems weird. not sure if there's a connection. reporting live parker collins channel thirteen action news. inventors from all over the world are here in 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
good morning, america. an emergency landing overnight. this woman cuffed and carried off a united flight. passengers jump into action after she attacked a flight attendant and fellow flier. the terrifying scene at more than 20,000 feet. donald trump holding a massive rally in bernie sanders' backyard. thousands lining up for hours to see the front-runner. protesters interrupted the fiery billionaire. >> get him out of here. don't give him his coat. keep his coat. >> as trump launches a new