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strip.... right now.. bryan.... this section of flamingo is closed here from linq where we are dwn to las vegas blvd. east bound traffic should be closed all night. westbound traffic will be close on and off. metro says this is for a movie shoot right here on the street. they are not saying what the movie is. but you remember at the golden globes ring is excepted speech matt damon said he was going to be heading to vegas to shoot his latest bourne movie. we know from social media post there was some shooting going on at the aria earlier this week. and last month damon told variety that bourne movie would be shooting a car chase scene on the strip. so while we don't officially know what movie this is it's very likely matt damon's latest bourne movie being shot here tonight. the closures are expected to last until around 4 o'clock in the morning so if you do have to head this way you might want to try using di or tropicana to head east and west.
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channel 13 action news new tonight... action news sits down... with former clark county commissioner... tom collins. the -65- year-olds first extensive interview.... since being arrested... for d-u-i. (tom collins, former county commissioner) "i'm over the limit, i broke the law and i admitted it." we went to the cowboy commissioner's home .... just hours... after he appeared in court... plead no contest.... no questions... were off limits... and... action news reporter... mahsa saeidi asked them all.. she joins us live in studio.... with whether he now still plans.... to run for mayor of north las vegas.... next year. mahsa... tricia. the official announcement is coming in the next few months. but he says he definitely plans on running. we asked what's the biggest challege your facing. he said it's getting out his message that he's honest and cares about people. not this court case. "(if people say because of this
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be mayor, what do you say?) i say there's bigger crooks who run the city of north las vegas than i've ever been." tom collins! as defiant as ever! just hours after facing a judge! pleading no contest to drinking and driving! the former clark county commissioner says he still plans on running for north las vegas mayor in 20-17. "do you think it's going to hurt you? no." the crash happened last month. as collins was leaving the national finals rodeo! he says he had a couple of drinks... wasn't able to eat because he was sick... that... he another driver contributing to the wreck that left at least one injured! "the guy in front who jerked over into the middle lane is probalbly as much responsible as anybody" "there you go molly! today the cowboy commissioner's first extensive interview since his arrest. and while many politicians can't survive this .... collins says voters know he cares. "i am on this earth to make it
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have a better way of life." proof that he's resilient! a survivor! two incidents in 20-12. the first. police were called after he fired shots on his property. a month later...a bull escaped injuring a neighbor. despite that , collins says he was easily re-elected to a third term. the big question now: could there be something bigger on the horizon than mayor collins ? "if i ran for governor it was to beat ...idiots." we talked about a variety of other topics. the boulder city police chief resigning. oregon. what collins had to say about posted later tonight on our website at ktnv dot com. an update now to two stories we first brought you as breaking news.. a metro officer has been arrested on charges of domestic battery. james burt as been relieved of duty pending the investigation. he's been with metro for 11 years.
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a man is dead after a motorcycle crash near lk. mead and fiesta in henderson. witnesses say the motorcycle was heading east on lake mead when the suv heading east on lake mead when the suv made a u-turn and crashed into the bike. according to investigators.. the motorcycle rider was speeding and the driver of the suv failed to yield. no word yet on possible charges. the mayor of boulder city... speaking to action news about the scandal... happening in his city. starting with the former animal control supervisor... accused of illegally killing animals.... reportedly leading to the city's police chief resigning. action news reporter.... gina lazara was at the city council meeting tonight... where the topic wasn't even addressed.. gina?? a meeting with 15 agenda items -- and the police chief's resignation -- wasn't one of them. no one from the public had any questions about the who might lead their police department now. the city spokesman told could be months before a new chief is appointed.
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the city manager to pick an interim chief. after the city council meeting tonight -- i had a chance to ask mayor rod woodbury a few questions. i asked -- if in fact -- former police chief bill conger had knowledge of what was reportedly happening to these animals....does he think conger should be held criminally liable. 9 seconds mayor rod woodbury, boulder city "that's why we have an ongoing investigation with the d-a's office..if in fact there is some liability there...then that's gonna come out i assume in the investigation" i also asked the mayor if he had any words for the hundreds of families in bouler city who potentially lost their pets to unlawful euthanization allegedly at the hands of mary jo frazier mayor rod woodbury, boulder city "to the extent that these people have lost their pets obviously our hearts go out to them. there's not words that anybody can have that can bring back their pets or sympathize enough for their losses" the mayor told me he believes the new animal control leader is doing a great job and is taking the right steps for the
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reporting live from boulder city gina lazara channel 13 action news new tonight.. a live look at mccarran airport where an american airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing.. and a kardashian may have been on board. the flight was headed from l-a to new york when there were reports of smoke in the cockpit. earlier today.. khloe kardashian tweeted she was headed to new york when her plane made an emergency landing in las vegas. we're down to less than 21 hours before the next powerball drawing.. with a 1.5 billion dollar jackpot on the line. action news was back in primm today where hundreds of people stood in a 3-hour line for tickets. to put it in perspective.. last year alone.. americans spent more than 67 billion dollars on lottery tickets. that's about 210 dollars for every american. in fact.. americans spend more on lottery tickets than sports tickets.. books.. video games.. movies and music.. combined. the next drawing is tomorrow night. president obama taking on his
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final "state of the union tonight. he did not shy away from addressing the candidates.... seeking to succeed him... goals... and... more on long-term issues. bazi kanani is in washington... with the latest. "the president of the united states!" making his way up the house chamber aisle for his last state of the union address, president obama called for more civility in politics. sot - president obama "how can we make our politics reflect what's best in us, and not what's worst?" flanked by his vice president-- and for the first time by new house speaker paul ryan-- the president said historically america has always changed for the better-- sot - president obama "there have been those who told us to fear the future; who claimed we could slam the brakes on change, promising to restore past glory if we just got some group or idea that was threatening america under control. and each time, we overcame those fears." president obama...
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saying the country must figure out how to adjust to a changing economy... to tackle climate change... to fight terrorism and keep the world safe without being the world's policeman. sot - president obama "we sure don't need to push away vital allies in this fight by echoing the lie that isil is somehow representative of the world's largest religions. we just need to call them what they are, killers who need to be hunted out and destroyed." the president referenced the heated rhetoric in the campaign for his successor - and called for lawmakers to carry his vision forward. sot - president obama "that's why we need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion. // this isn't a matter of political correctness." bazi kanani oncam close:
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because there were some presidential candidates in the audience eager to get back to iowa. tomorrow, the president kicks off his traditional post state of the union tour with stops in nebraska and louisiana. on capitol hill, bk, abc news. the latest developments on a tense situation unfolding the u-s and iran tonight.. the iranians are holding two small u-s naval vessels and their crews of 5 sailors each. the u-s navy operations center in bahrain lost contact with the vessels.. after one experienced mechanical problems causing them to drift into iranian waters. now.. iranian authorities are reportedly trying to prove the sailors were snooping.. but say the sailors will be released in the morning. the battle over solar energy in nevada could some to a head tomorrow. the public utilities commission is supposed to make a decision on the future of net metering rates. last month.. the commissioners raised the base service charge for solar customers and cut the amount they'll be paid to sell energy back from rooftop panels.
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those rates could change again. the puc meeting starts tomorrow morning at 8:45. at 9:30.. solar energy supporters plan to hold a rally outside the meeting. an urgent warning to parents... tonight.. find out... how a popular toy left one woman's child fighting for his life... and... she wants to make sure... it doesn't happen to you. plus.. the runnin' rebels just wrapped up their first game without head coach dave rice. we'll see how the team did against new mexico.. as they transition to a new leader. bryan. high pressure remains in control of the forecast right now, but will start to break down tomorrow, as a weak storm system approaches and passes to our north. high temps will continue a tad below average wednesday and thursday in the mid 50s, with partly cloudy skies and light
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we're following right now. a section of las vegas boulevard is shut down right east bound flamingo between las vegas boulevard and linq lane will be closed until four a-m. no word on what movie is filming, but there is rumors it could be the latest bourne movie with matt damon. a new era is now underway for the unlv men's basketball program. the runnin' rebels faced new mexico in their first game without head coach dave rice.. who resigned sunday. action news reporter bryan calahan was at the thomas and mack tonight to let us know how it turned out for the team.. and the fans. todd simon made a great first impression winning his runnin rebel debut 86-74 over the lobos. some fans still had mixed feeling about the change. erik lee runnin' rebel fan "still super surprising. i am still shocked. good luck to the new guy, hopefully they don't put too much pressure on the new guy to win right away." joe carlo runnin' rebel fan "i think the
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chemistry right, stay focused and just fight." the team looked a little different on the court in the first game under simon. the former assistant coach took over the team after dave rice resigned after four and a half seasons. simon rook over a team that lost five of its last six games... todd simon won 1st game as unlv head coach "the game was calming. the practices are calming. the parts where it is just basketball are calming. it is something you dream of and love. it is fun." simon has 14 more games plus the mountain west tournament to turn things around in hopes of landing the permanent job. reporting at the thomas and mack, bryan callahan, channel 13 action news. now... to a consumer alert from contact 13... fitness tracking device... "fitbit".... is facing a lawsuit....
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aren't working... as promised. the class action lawsuit... filed in california claims.... the "charge h-r" and "surge" fitness watches.... do not accurately measure heart those filing the lawsuit say... the devices are dangerous... because the heartrates were by large margins. fitbit says... it stands behind its products. a detroit mother is warning others.... after her toddler got a hold of a dangerous toy and swallowed it. the woman says... the toy is mis-leading.... because it looks a lot like.... a popular candy.. on christmas... her -4- year old got a strange toy for christmas called.... spider balls. after hours of sitting in water... the little balls turn into spiders.... which look a lot like.... the candy nerds. the woman's -2- year old son got a hold of one of the balls... and... put it in his mouth. ((00:31:49)) "before i could get one out, he swallowed it. as i learned more about it, they said i need to bring him into the emergency room." the little boy is still in the hospital... and... doctors won't know for a few
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whether or not.... he'll be ok. right now... they're not sure what was in the toy... that is making the little one so sick. new information out of orgeon tonight where armed militia members occupying a compound on a national wildlife refuge plan to announce when they'll leave during a community meeting friday. the small group is under pressure from many locals to end their standoff which started january 2nd. leaders previously said they wouldn't leave until there's a plan to transfer control of federal land to the locals. major new developments tonight back east.. as old man winter takes a wicked swipe at millions of americans in several states. nearly 3-feet of new snow has already fallen around the great lakes. the forecast is now calling for more lake effect snow across the midwest.. with wind chills approaching 30-below zero. preps are also underway for the first snow of the new year in several big northeast cities like new york and boston. high pressure remains in
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now, but will start to break down tomorrow, as a weak storm system approaches and passes to our north. high temps will continue a tad below average wednesday and friday and breezy winds will move in that day, ahead of another weak system that will pass mainly to our north, but this time will bring a very slight shot at showers on saturday along with a slight cool down to the upper 50s on saturday and sunday. monday will be another quiet start to the workweek with highs in the upper 50s and mostly cloudy skies ahead of another system that looks to the a bit stronger. chances for rain will come into the forecast on tuesday with this system and will linger into wednesday. and... before you go tonight... bryan... it's time to give away two
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metro needs your help tracking down two people they say robbed two different stores on the west side. these surveillance images, just coming into our newsroom.. police say back on january 5th and 9th police say back on january 5th and 9th the man seen in these pictures pointed a gun at the employees and both people took cash and other goods from the victims.. the mother of the so called "affluenza" teen has been released from a texas jail.... after posting bond. tonya couch must wear.... an electronic ankle monitor... and stay at her older son's house except for doctor's hearings. couch is charged with hindering the capture of her -18- year old son...
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his probation.... in a 2013 wreck.... that killed -4- people.. coming up-- we'll check back in the movie being filmed on the las vegas strip right now.. and.. valley parents say they're now in a waiting game after a state judge puts their children's education in limbo. and.. as always.. for overnight news updates along with weather and traffic updates.. be sure to tune-in to good morning las vegas.. starting at 4:30am. we'll be right back.
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male...? this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can
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in every job gets paid the same... the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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the las vegas strip right now.. take a live look.. you can see a fake swat car along with the silver car that looks like it will be crashed at some point.. east bound flamingo between las vegas boulevard and linq lane will be closed... until four a-m. no word on what movie is filming, but there is rumors it could be the latest bourne movie with matt damon. a state judge has nevada's education savings account program on hold.. only weeks before it would have given parents access to money to enroll their children in private school. lara allen, parent 14:27:43:00 we're devastated, it's like the
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under us, the voucher program offers a little over 5-thousand dollars per child to use for educational expenses like private school tuition.. providing the child was enrolled in public school for at least 100 days. the superintendant of calvary chapel christian school says that's why about 20 students were pulled from the private school and enrolled in public school to qualify. rick martin, calvary chapel christian school superintendant 13:01:21:00 that's an impact, that's an impact on our school, that's an impact on the classes, it's an impact on tuition it's an impact on the kids. the judge ordered an injucntion pending further court deliberation. and.. an appeal to the state supreme court is expected. we'll be right back with a final look at your wake-up weather forecast. but first.. here's jimmy kimmel... with a preview of tonight's show... right after action news. ((verbatim)) high pressure remains in control of the forecast right
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it's called a rigged economy, and this is how it works. most new wealth flows to the top 1%. it's a system held in place by corrupt politics where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is powered by over a million small contributions, people like you who want to fight back. the truth is you can't change a corrupt system by taking its money. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message.
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approaches and passes to our north. high temps will continue a tad below average wednesday and thursday in the mid 50s, with partly cloudy skies and light winds both days. lets take one last look at the strip right now where a movie is being filmed. a section of las vegas boulevard is shut down for the production.. east bound flamingo between las vegas boulevard and linq lane will be closed until four a-m. no word on what movie is filming, but there is rumors it could be
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matt damon that does it... for this edition of action news live at 11.. but... stay with us.... for "jimmy kimmel live"... coming up next. our next reports begin at 4:30-am on good morning las vegas. thank you for watching..
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say hello! tune in for a special performance plus the playboy mansion is up for sale... but will anyone buy? that's all wednesday at 2 on valley view live.
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight, david duchovny and gillian anderson.
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