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trial for a new drug leaves one man dead and several others hospitalized. we'll tell you what that medication was going to be used for. high drama on a valley freeway.... after a woman ttens to jump ed raffit o this omrning. the -95- was shut down.... in both directions.... near lone mountain. action news reporter yasmeen hassan was there as it was happening.. and has the dramatic video. a complete shutdown was the only option for n-h-p. a woman was threatening to jump off the .s troopers blocked off the entire area surrounding the 95 and lone mountain....creating a huge mess on the roads. we had chopper 13 first over the miles of back-up this created.... this caused big issues on the surrounding areas. ....but troopers were doing everything they could to help re- direct some of that taffi jaobatczuk nhpu pbl
through to the woman. once she was safe....it took less than 5 minutes for everyone to clear out - and get this turned into a huge headache for drivers, but officers say saving a life is always going to be thier priority. michael rodriguez metro pio ((at the end of the day the most important thing is public safety and we realize that some - many people - will be inconvienced we need to possibly save someone's life and that's what we were working to do in this circumstance.)) yasmeen hassan lone mountain & 95 that woman was taken into reporting near 95 and lone 13 action news an action news update on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in oregon. ago.. when armed militia members took over a federal building at the refuge. they're doing it to protest what they call government overreach on federal lands.. and say it's up to the feds to
laonicuthe fbi to go home. "we can get along with our business and get out of here quicker if you go home. take your guns away from the schools, take down your barricades. this isn't russia, this isn't the berlin wall." the group is being led by ammon bundy.. son of controversial nevada rancher cliven bundy. it began as a protest over the sentencing of two ranchers for starting fires on federal lands. the republican candidates for president are back on the campaign trail... today. with just -17- days to go.... until the iowa caucuses.... frontrunner donald trump is feeling even more confident.... about his chances to win the g-o-p nomination. abc's bazi kanani is in washington.... with the latest. a new type of campaigning for donald trump. (nats/sot) the billionaire... making his second attempt in a week at retail politics -- mingling with voters at an iowa pizza shop-- after celebrating
earlier rally. (sot trump) the polls all say i won. trump is still hammering ted cruz for being born in canada... claming cruz might not qualify to be president as a "natural born citizen" (sot trump) look he's got a problem. you can't run if there's a doubt. there's a big big doubt and some of the greatest lawyers in the country say there's a doubt. cruz hit back in the debate. (sot cruz) "back in september, my friend donald said he had his lawyers look at this from every which way and there was have." but the issue isn't going away: a houston trial lawyer is now filing a lawsuit asking the courts to decide the matter. after trump's fierce attack on jeb bush last night: (sot trump in debate) we don't need a weak person being president of the united states, okay, because that's what we'd get if it were jeb. bush is getting revenge with the highly-sought endorsement of south carolina senator lindsey graham. (sot bush) do you support
or follow a "strongman" who speaks with a big voice? ==bazi on cam tag= trump is getting some unexpected support after cruz attacked him for having "new york values." democrats hillary clinton and new york mayor bill de blasio agree with trump that those values are admirable. republican presidential candidate carly fiorina will be campaigning in nevada this weekend. the former hewlett-packard c-e- o will make an appearance at the siena community association in las vegas at 11am sunday.. then head for reno to hold a town hall meeting. martin o'malley will get to participate in n-b-c's democratic presidential debate.... sunday in charleston, south carolina. this... despite averaging.... just - 4- point -6- percent.... in iowa. nbc had said.... in order to participate.... candidates would have to average at least.... -5- percent nationally... or... in one of the states.... with an upcoming contest.
sanders had called on nbc news.... to include o'malley in the debate. new information tonight on the search for survivors following the collision of two military helicopters off the coast of oahu. searchers say the debris field about 7 miles long.. and 12 people are missing. the collision happened last night. crews are using boats and aircraft to conduct the search. they did find a life raft.. a developing story.... out of france... tonight. health officials there say... one man has died and 3 others damage.... after a botched clinical drug trial. in all... -5- men were hospitalized. the men all volunterred to take part in the experimental drug trial..... a by portuguese drug maker. the drug is aimed at treating mood and anxiety issues..... as well as.... other disorders.... linked to neurological issues. the head of u-s central command says the u.s.-led coalition is hitting isis where it hurts- in
isis cash depot in mosul, iraq. according to the coalition.. the highlighted area shows cash fluttering in the wind. several other cash storage sites have been targeted in recent months. officials say isis needs that cash to pay its fighters.. recruit new ones and conduct other terror activities. in tonight's casino report.. governor brian sandoval is relaunching a policy committee on gaming. the 12 member board will include nevada gaming regulators.. lawmakers. issues will include daily fantasy sports and online the last time the panel convened was in 2012 to recommend how nevada should regulate online poker. and... if you have monday off... you may want to consider.... heading to red rock canyon! admission is free because of the martin luther king jr holiday! but... you'll still have to pay the other fees....
al focus.. for its role in the toxic mortgage scandal. find out how a big settlement will help homeowners. and... we'll introduce you to one lucky family... one of the winners of the massive powerball jackpot. but has anyone else.. stepped forward... we'll tell you... coming up in tonight's financial focus.. uncertainty over the economy in
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in tonight's financial focus.. uncertainty over the economy in china and falling gas prices sparked another big selloff today on wall street. dow down 391 nasdaq down 127 sp500 down 41 even with the selloff.. most of the big local gaming stocks managed to finish ahead including wynn.. even with the selloff.. most of the big local gaming stocks managed to finish ahead including wynn.. up more than 13%. goldman sachs has reached a 5-billion dollar settlement stemming from the toxic mortgage scandal. goldman sachs was accused of cobbling together home mortgage securities it knew would implode.. then selling them to unsuspecting investors between 2005 and 2007. as part of the settlement.. the banking giant will provide
relief. that will include loan forgiveness for underwater homeowners and distressed borrowers.. along with support for affordable housing. finally.. amazon is offering a big discount for its prime membership this weekend. between 9 tonight and noon sunday.. the subscription fee drops from 99 to 73 dollars. the only catch is.. the deal is only available to new customers. that's tonight's 'financial focus.' let's go to bryan that's tonight's 'financial focus.' let's go to bryan scofield and 'weather first.' . a series of storm systems will continue to pound the west coast which means that clouds will thicken over las vegas tonight keeping temperatures mild. expect lows in the upper 30s and low 40s overnight with the clouds hanging around through saturday as well with highs in the mid 50s. temperatures sunday will warm further as sunshine breaks out after saturday's clouds and
low 60s for the first time since before christmas. rain isn't likely as these lows despite decent low level moisture in california since they aren't very strong and will track through northern nevada into central utah. the high sierra in california will squeeze the vast majority of the moisture out of the clouds before they make it into nevada leaving relatively dry air in place at low levels with thick cloud cover at mid and higher levels. a slightly stronger system will push in for tuesday which could see a light sprinkle or two fall in the valley but those chances are spotty at best with board. the bigger story will be a moderate warm up coming next week with highs expected to push into the low and mid 60s by thursday and friday with a good mixture of sun and clouds. the winners of one of the -3-
reports... the search for the winners has led to..... plenty of drama. (nats clapping and holding the $528 million check for opening shot) today, this tennessee family claiming their share of the near $1.6 billion powerball jackpot lisa robinson: "i'm a little overwhelmed, and excited." john robinson: "we just wanted a little piece of the pie - now i'm real grate- ful we got we munford. described as hard working and dependable... sot john robinson: "we are common people, we're just like y'all are." ...today, they can be described as multimillionaires. the couple, saying they plan to continue working, and pay off their daughter's student loans first. nats - woman at healthcare facility: somebody won the lotto! in southern california, one powerball player not as lucky today. nats cheering at this nursing home, employees believing a colleague hit the jackpot...a nurse there and mother of seven. apparently -- it was a prank, her family says, instigated by her son. her daughter telling the l-a
misunderstanding. the owner of the nursing home had doled out 18,000 powerball tickets to staff, saying now, if this is a hoax, she deserves a break. sot -- shlomo rechnitz owner, brius healthcare services -- what i was thinking was sending her on a vacation to a destination of her choice. the third winning jackpot ticket in melbourne beach florida -- still a mystery. wspowerballwinnerfl doris & thomas goodis, virginia " they are looking for a lawyer right now." lauren lyster on camera: the mystery winners have a year to claim their prize in lauren lyster, abc news, los angeles. coming up later.. in tonight's abc primetime lineup on channel 13: at 8 -- last man standing at 8:30 -- dr. ken at 9 -- shark tank at 10 -- 20/20 then on action news.. live at 11.. while six people recover in the hospital from a police pursuit that led to a crash near cheyenne and rancho... action news is talking to the teen who witnessed the burglary that started the whole thing.
most people look for great shopping deals during the holidays... but it's actually january that's the best time to find a bargain... from contact 13 tonight... we'll show you some of the best deals you can find right now. that's tonight live at 11. coming up in tonight's health report. chipolte is closing it's stores... for some special training... and.. find out what a new study is saying about the impact that internet music videos might be having on your teenagers. h us.
for their music fix. but... could online music videos be loaded.... with dangerous messages for kids? with more on that... here's abc news.... senior medical contributor.... dr. timothy johnson. smartphones? and tablets. kids spend way more time on these devices than they do watching television. and now a new british study warns that all those music videos on youtube may be more than a source of entertainment-they might also be a public health concern. researchers at the university of nottingham, england put ke$ha and pitbull's "timber" at the top of their own list of music videos - videos they say exposed the greatest number of british kids to depictions of alcohol in late 2013. tobacco imagery, another
for "trumpets" took the top spot in this category. thirteen- to fifteen-year-old girls in particular seeing more depictions of alcohol and tobacco on youtube per person than any other age group. we know that smoking and drinking in the media can influence young people's decisions later in life. but youtube videos aren't regulated in the same way as tv and movies. a warning for parents? to pay more attention to what their kids are seeing on all screens - both big and small. with this medical minute, i'm dr. timothy johnson . chipotle will close all of its restaurants next month to hold staff meetings about food safety. that will happen february 8th. the fast food chain has been under intense scrutiny over the past year after being tied to a series of outbreaks including ecoli.. salmonella.. and norovirus. the centers for disease control is considering new travel guidelines.... for women heading to brazil! that's because.....
"zika virus" there. the virus was found..... the disorder can cause babies to be born with severe developmental issues and has resulted... in deaths. there is no vaccine or medicine to treat it. bryan scofield is back after the break with an update on the weekend forecast. you're watching.... channel 13 action news. a series of storm systems will continue to pound the west
and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
at clouds will thicken over las vegas tonight keeping temperatures mild. expect lows in the upper 30s and low 40s overnight with the clouds hanging around through saturday as well with highs in the mid 50s. temperatures sunday will warm further as sunshine breaks out rain isn't likely as these lows nevada into central utah. a slightly stronger system will week with highs expected to center. enter each day at ktnv.com.. then watch live at 11 to see if you win. shen yun at the smith center is a proud sponsor of action news and is providing the prizes for this promotion. that's action news for now.. but... we hope to see you again later
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