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tv   Good Morning Las Vegas 430AM  ABC  January 14, 2016 4:30am-5:00am PST

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and i'm dayna roselli the time now is ... let's get started with a weather first check with greg bennett... ((ad-lib)) high pressure takes a back seat in the forecast for southern nevada and a low pressure starts to take control. this creates partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies today with high temperatures in the mid and upper 50s. winds will be light today through the overnight but are expected to pick up for friday morning and afternoon. as the low pushes east, a cold also give us a very small chance for an isolated shower or two. high temperatures will actually begin to rise into the upper rain bleeds into saturday morning but fizzles out for the seven days but models do indicate a stronger rain chance and increase in winds starting updates! :21-:25 pause for nats that's the clerk who says he sold one of the winning one
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that's the clerk who says he sold one of the winning one point five billion dollar powerball tickets! it was sold in a suburb of los angeles called chino hills. people packed the store as soon as they heard the news....just excited that someone from their neighborhood they heard the news....just excited that someone from their neighborhood store won! that person will split the nearly 1.6 billion dollars with 2 other winners from tennessee and florida! but a little closer to home we're learning a million dollar ticket was bought in primm!
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all week...a lot of people from the valley so it could be a local who won 1-million dollars. if you didn't win, there's still hope. the plaza downtown will reimburse you the price you paid for your losing lottery ticket up to 25 bucks in free slot play! you have until sunday.... to trade in that losing ticket. since nevada is one of five states without a lottery system everyone heads to to the border to buy tickets. but this morning we're learning just how much that impacts other states...and what our state might be losing by not having a lottery! according to the new york times the primm valley lotto store sold 13 million dollars worth of lottery tickets back in 2009. this year they could have sold even more with the record jackpot! about a third of those sales go to california's education system. so theoretically that's 4 million dollars being pumped into california schools just from that one border store location. that's millions of dollars that could be used right here in nevada schools...if we had a lottery.
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from the people and giving to the rich. you are like the anti-robin hood." strong words from actor mark ruffalo for the public utilities commission...but that didn't affect their vote. they decided to keep increased solar rates that have been causing such a stir in the valley. hundreds of people rallied yesterday to put the rate increase on hold. solarcity... which shut down operation in the state has filed an appeal of the rate increase that went into effect january first. they increase service fees for solar users and reduce the amount they are compensated -- for excess power produced. one commissioner said the solar companies should have warned users about potential rate changes before installing the appeal is expected to be heard next month. a tense standoff between north las vegas police and the man involved posted it all on we do want to warn you, some of this video is hard to watch. "i didn't threaten anybody..i
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......tell them don't come in here." that's the video posted on martinez's facebook account yesterday. he's seen with a razor in his mouth. in another video.. he's holding a gun saying he's upset with his mother and writes he's going 'out with a bang.' we are also learning he poured several gallons of gasoline inside his home. this one could've ended in disaster...but police were eventually able to get him to surrender peacefully yesterday. a metro officer on the other side of the law is expected in court this morning. this morning we're learning more about the man accused of beating up his girlfriend. in the arrest report for james burt -- his girlfriend tells police the two got into a fight on monday. when she tried to leave the house... she claims when she tried to leave the house burt followed her to her car and dragged her
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once there -- she claims burt threw her on the couch and put his weight on top of her so she couldn't leave. the woman says burt eventually calmed down and let her go. burt tells police there was an argument but says it never turned physical. right now police need your help finding the man in this surveillance image. police say he robbed several convenience stores in the southeast part of the valley. he walks in... heads straight towards the clerk then pulls out a knife or a stun gun. he forces the clerk behind the counter and demands money. according to police the crook then has the clerk get down on the floor while he takes off. if you know anything...please call police. ahead today... the clark county school districtwill be talking about splitting up the district into smaller precincts. theyr'e just inthe planning phase...many parents want to know how this will impact their children. so tonight c-c-s-d is holding a town hall meeting for public input. that's happening at 5:30 at las vegas city hall. the whole process of splitting up the district could take up
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the state of nevada has worked out a deal with an oregon computer manufacturer to get laptops in the hands of middle schoolers across the state. schools can apply for competitive grants so students can receive a c-t-l chromebook with a google operating system next school year. the goal is to put computers in the hands of more students to better prepare them for all the computer skills they will need in the future. up next... :6-8 pause for explosion we're following the latest developments on attacks in indonesia...what the president there is saying as authorities search for the people responsible. plus...a scary scene for a group of high school students in the french alps...they got caught in an avalanche that they may have triggered. ((ad-lib)) breaking international news the
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the country of turkey attacking isis in both iraq and syria this morning. it's in retaliation for that bombing in istanbul tuesday.... the bombing at the heart of their tourist district. the turkish prime minister said moments ago that they were able to kill 200 isis fighters. i'll keep an eye out for
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breaking overnight...the manhunt is underway in indonesia's capital city for whoever is responsible for a series of attacks. :6-8 pause for explosion that attack killed at least two people in jakarta. the first attacker blew himself up at a starbucks...then two other attackers outside starbucks took two hostages and opened fire on the street. they then dragged the two hostages into a parking lot and shot them...killing one. the country's president is calling this an act of terror. we're learning that police have killed five of the attackers but are still looking for more. right now no one has claimed responsibility for the attack...but the country has been on high alert over threats for a terror group linked to isis. a deadly avalanche in the french alps leaves three people recovering this morning and three others dead. this all happened yesterday on
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two students...a 14-year-old and a 16-year-old died in the avalanche. a ukranian skier who wasn't with the school group was also found dead. the group was skiing on a closed slope there. authorities say it the avalanche was likely triggered by groups skiing through that area! time now is x:xx --- a bus driver attack was all caught on camera... :31-:36 pause for nats so what about the passengers on did will surprise you. (producer) "in the documentary we see you holding hands, we see you smiling, we see you defending steven." (jodi stachowski, avery's ex-fiancee) "it was all an act. i - he told me how to act. you know smile be happy, i didn't know what to do, i didn't want to get hurt." the popular nexflix series "making a murder" is based on
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story of steven avery...but now we're hearing from his ex-fiancee...who says what you're watching may not be the real story. high pressure takes a back seat
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this creates partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies today with high temperatures in the mid and upper 50s.
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through the overnight but are expected to pick up for friday morning and afternoon. as the low pushes east, a cold front will pass over the valley. this will keeps heavy clouds in the outlook for tomorrow but also give us a very small chance for an isolated shower or two. high temperatures will actually begin to rise into the upper 50s and low 60s and hold there through the weekend and into the next several work week days! very small chance for rain bleeds into saturday common through the forecasted seven days but models do indicate a stronger rain chance and increase in winds starting tuesday into wednesday of next week! this will be monitored closely so stay tuned to weather first for the latest updates! breaking news british actor alan rickman has died at the age of 69. his family just confirmed his
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british actor alan rickman has died at the age of 69. his family just confirmed his death this morning.... his family just confirmed his death this morning.... rickman was suffering from cancer. he was well known for his role
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potter films.... die hard.... and love actually. he won numerous awards including a golden globe and emmy. you can see on his twitter page ad lib an expired bus ticket sparked a fist-fight between a bus driver and a passenger. this all happened in cleveland ohio and it was all caught on camera...take a look. :31-:38 171325- "you ain't goin' nowhere! someone call police! call police! call the police!" both men continued to trade punches. the man demanded the driver to let him go...but he wouldn't. passengers were getting upset that the bus wasn't moving :17-24 - "i gotta job. i gotta to go to!" - "you wanna go to jail over some bs?!" no one ever stepped in to break up the fight...or call the
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people just walked off the bus and let the two continue fighting. the bus driver held the man down until the police eventually arrived...and took the passenger to jail. many people have started watching the "making a murderer" documentary. the subject of the film is steven avery...he claims he was framed for murder. now we're hearing from his ex- fiance...she says he's guilty. "i was in a bath and he threatened to throw a blow dryer in there and told me he'd be able to get away with it." he recently filed appeals to be released from prison for his 2007 murder conviction. the 10-part netflix series renewed interest in avery's legal troubles and now people are calling for his release. right now hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition to free him. the man in this horrifying video is expected to be senteced this morning. we first showed this to you a couple years ago. you can see the man...he's roy cozart dragging and swinging a
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incident. we want to warn you...your tweets may soon be used as advertisements. according to media company... "digiday"... twitter... will soon be collecting... user tweets about products to use in their advertising campaigns. twitter does promise to message you for permission before using a tweet in any ads. chipotle says the e-coli nightmare should be ending soon...and they're starting a new campaign to get customers to come back to the restaurant. the company's ceo says.... executives met with officials from the c-d-c.... last week. but the c-d-c still hasn't declared the outbreak is over. the restaurant chain is hopeful they'll do that soon. the outbreak began.... in october infecting dozens of people... in -9 states. chipotle says they're taking extra steps to make sure the food is safe. expect to see that new marketing campaign next month. good morning las vegas... time now is x:xx --- time now is x:xx --- :26-:30 it's amazing i've never seen anything like it...it's once in a lifetime you've gotta
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the latest tourist attraction in new york started out as an accident...we'll show you more, next. we're just hours away from the
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debate.debate. donald trump will be front and center...flanked by marco rubio
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also joining them...chris christie...john kasich...ben carson and jeb bush. the candidates who didn't make the cut will be in the undercard debate...that includes rand paul...carly fiorina...mike huckabee and rick santorum. you won't see rand paul there though...he says he'll only participate in what he calls first-tier debates. that debate will be in south carolina. high pressure takes a back seat in the forecast for southern nevada and a low pressure starts to take control. this creates partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies today with high temperatures in the mid morning and afternoon. as the low pushes east, a cold also give us a very small chance for an isolated shower or two. high temperatures will actually days! very small chance for clouds will continue to be common through the forecasted week! this will be monitored closely so stay tuned to weather first for the latest updates! while we wait to hear the oscar
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who's up for the the razzies. these awards recognize the worst movies of the year. "fifty shades of grey" leads the pack for most nominations - it's up for worst picture, worst actor and worst actress - among others. in just about an hour...we're expected to hear the nominations for the oscars...we'll bring that to you live. republican hopeful donald trump has made fun of people before. now he's taking on democrat bernie sanders.
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today's stories now trending... you'll remember the "ice car" one person's mistake of parking the car right on lake eerie has now become a tourist atraction. just as it became famous the owner got the car thawed out. this all happened when high winds whipped up the lake erie surf...then that water froze on the car leaving a massive layer of ice. it took 3-hundred and 50 pounds of calcium chloride to get the car free. in texas over 6-hundred people formed a powerball pool. the whole thing started on facebook and pretty soon hundreds of people joined. even though everyone is trying
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it really helped bring them together as a community...and maybe increased their odds. they didn't have the winning numbers but 20 combinations had the right powerball number so they'll be able to cash in on at least 1-hundred and 20 bucks. you can check out all of the stories that are trending today.. just head to our website, ktnv.com coming up at -5-... 1:15-1:18 she's a slum lord that what you call them when they don't try to help you or do anything landlord problems don't even begin to cover it for this family. they're in danger of living on the streets if they don't find a place to live soon. they reached out to action news...we tried to get them some answers. ((ad-lib)) italian media say police have made an arrest in the murder of
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we have a winner... multiple winners in fact... powerball mania sweeping our nation and one of those who won the mega jackpot got their ticket really close to our city! most of us didn't hit the big one... but don't throw away that ticket! you still have a chance to win something.. good morning las vegas! i'm beth fisher and i'm dayna roselli the
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let's get started with a weather first check with greg bennett... ((ad-lib)) high pressure takes a back seat in the forecast for southern nevada and a low pressure starts to take control. this creates partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies today with high temperatures in the mid and upper 50s. winds will be light today through the overnight but are expected to pick up for friday morning and afternoon.
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