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police officer pepper spraying a crowd of students at el dorado high school. the officer was trying to arrest an -8-th grader..... for tresspassing on high school property... and... his sister got involved. action news anchor... jacqui heinrich breaks down the video for us... this video shows the moment a clark county school district police officer took out his pepper spray and hit the crowd, dispersing the students surrounding his squad car. school authorities said it all began when an 8th grade student was caught trespassing at the high school...was told to
when the kid's sister got involved, thats when the crowd gathered, heckling the officer...kids recording everything on their phones (nats screaming) "what made you want to pull out your cell phone? that he was hitting him" at about :14 seconds in...you can see what appears to be a rock hits the officers head...right before he pulls out the pepper spray. however another video shot from a different angle...does not show that rock....although its not clear if the second video was taken at the same time as the first...if not....that could indicate the officer sprayed the students before he was hit....or contined to do it afterwards. school police made no mention of a rock in a statement released to action news describing what happened. some students are still upset..having been suffering with burning eyes and throats for hours. "i have ashtma and when he sprayed it i started coughing and lost my voice. i only got it back 20 or 30 minutes ago" finally, listen to this third video taken by luis zepeda...he says this is a school administrator talking-
evidence "erase it right now" that was action news anchor jacqui heinrich... we did show this video on our earlier newscasts ... and had a lot of calls and emails coming in defending the officer. "i saw like four guys in the car with the trunk open and i see them carrying this big flat-screen tv." a teenage boy who was in the right place at the right time helped catch four burglars in northwest las vegas. the middle school student was out of school early yesterday when he saw four strangers carrying televisions out his neighbor's house. he called police and they soon spotted the suspect's car. while the suspects were driving to get away from the officers...they crashed at cheyenne and rancho -- not too far from the burglarized home. they hit and injured three child. three of the suspects were hurt as well and all six people went to the hospital. they're all expected to be
as for the boy who called the never called, who knows what could've happened?" butted with 19:08:34 "it's scary to know that people are doing this around here in our neighborhood." the burglars took four televisions... video game consoles and several other electronics. the owners telling action news, it was all destroyed in the crash. an update to breaking news this morning.... explosion nats :03 at least 23 people are dead in the west african nation of burkina after al qaeda militants storm a popular tourist hotel.... government officials there saying they have retaken control of the hotel... over 1 hundred hostages are now free and a total of 4 jihadists are dead. explosions and gunfire tore through the night air.... in the capital city. eyewitnesses say.... two car bombs exploded.... outside the hotel..... while multiple gunmen reportedly attacked the building... taking hostages. (yannick sawadogo, survivor of the attack) "it's horrible because everyone was panicked and was laying down on the floor.
they were shooting at people at point blank." right now, secruity forces are searching nearby hotels making sure no other extremists are hiding there... this marks the third terror attack in 4 days targetting western nationals. back here in the u.s.... some frightening moments on board an american airlines flight from new york to miami. several passengers and crew members were injured when the jet flew into some severe turbulence. abc's david kerley talked with some passengers.. who describedthe moment it happened. that flight attendant..with the bloodied nose... on a stretcher... the american airlines jet heading to miami... into this weather...hit severe turbulence... passengers were screaming... children crying... sot: rosemarie aveloo/passenger "it felt like a roller coaster, it was just very uncomfortable, and everybody was afraid." nats - american 1410, we have one flight attendant with a broken nose and we have several minor injuries to passengers other planes were hit too.. severe turbulence... can toss people... their belongings... even heavy drink carts around the cabin. david kerley stand-up predicting turbulence like
problem, but some new software is giving pilots a view inside the storm we were on this test flight... around miami recently ... where these pilots aim for trouble.. nats: dk: well we're headed right for this turbulence? rr: yes, we are. dk: on purpose. rockwell... has developed radar software... which american airlines is intsalling on its jets... green...means go... a path through the storm.. sot: capt.brian will/aa and when we have actually flown through those areas, it has been smooth as glass, there hasn't even been a ripple. technology... which may help prevent these turbulent rides. dk abcn washington the chief operating officer of las vegas-based allegiant airlines stepped down. 52-year old steven harfst was only in that position for a little more than a year. his resignation follows several questions about the airline's safety record and several high-profile incidents involving emergency landings. in a statement to action news.. allegiant says quote: "the company will use this leadership change as an opportunity to refocus on
a lawsuit is being filed power. two homeowners are involved in a class action lawsuit.. accusing n-v energy of consumer fraud and negligence. they're also demanding the power company provide relief for customers effected by 'net metering' rate changes. action news also spoke with a former sun-run energy employee who's fighting to find work. jose pena, former sunrun employee. 12:39:15- 12:39:21 i mean i always have my options it's just difficult not knowing what's going to happen in the next couple months> n-v energy says it does not comment on pending litigation. managers in a commercial center say... a recent remodel has opened the door for dozens of homeless people.... to move into a vacant store. they've tried reaching out to: the police.. the county... and... even the property owner.... with luck. it's a story.... you asked us... to investigate. action news reporter... bryan callahan spoke with the people who say...
safety problem, they will board up the office. they would then reach out to the property owner to correct problems. if they weren't addressed, the property owner could then be fined. we looked into this story after a viewer emailed... if you have a problem you'd like us to look into... send us an email to email@example.com om and be sure to include your phone number. coming up on good morning las vegas... the search continues for 12
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the u-s marines are still looking into what caused the collision. new this morning... the surviving boston marathon bomber must pay his victims more than 101 million dollars. that ruling coming from a case of dzhokhar (joke-har) tsarnaev (sar- nai-yev). restitution payments to the 49 victims and their families must begin immediately. the judge also denied the for a new trial. tsarnaev was sentenced to death for the april 20-13 attack that killed three people and wounded more than 40 others. now to oregon.. where an armed standoff at a federal wildlife refuge continues... the armed occupiers are now claiming the government is using cameras to spy on them... they say they removed two cameras that were installed on a power pole. they also say there are at least two other locations where cameras have been put up. their message to the government is "stop doing that!"
video out of mexico... an explosion looking more like a scene out of a hollywood blockbuster. the powerful blast happened at a restaurant in mexico city.. and hurled large pieces of debris onto a busy street. nearly a dozen people were injured. investigators believe it was caused by a gas build-up inside the restaurant that somehow ignited. "i couldn't see a thing" "i've never been through a tornado so i was very scared" people living in fort meyers...cleaning up this morning after a tornado touches down in their community.... many people described the e-f-1 twister as sounding like a train.... you can see some of the damage here.... roofs being torn off of alot of homes were destroyed... trees were uprooted from the ground.... we got a good part of the tornado..if we didn't get the full brunt of it..it was very ver bad..winds were very strong. the twister touched down just before 5 yesterday evening.... luckily there were no injuries
clean up this weekend... powerful pacific storms will continue to pound the west coast but won't have much penetrating power to make it very far inland. the storms will affect our weather but will only do so in the form of thicker high clouds for today and monday. temperatures will suffer today as a result with highs reaching into the low to mid 50s for the valley and the shot for a few flurries on mt. charleston. otherwise it'll be a pretty nice weekend with more sunshine and highs in the low 60s sunday
pushing through the region. clouds return monday as a powerful storm again misses las vegas to the north with a trailing cold front which will continue to push farther north into central nevada. that front's energy will push through southern nevada tuesday night will bring the shot for some showers to the valley before the clouds part
you should know about... n-dot is doing some drilling.... related to "project neon". it's happening along both sides of i-15.... between sahara and the 95... so...look for lane closures... in the area. if your travels are taking you to mt. charleston this weekend, get ready for major traffic delays, lasting two hours or more. nhp is expecting a lot more traffic as state trooper increase their patrols to keep cars from parking along the highway--which leaves no room for emergency vehicles. so get ready for the delays and remember---anyone parked on the side of the road will get a ticket.
mesquite's motor mania... the event is full of all years... makes and models of classic cars.... throughout the weekend, car kids favorite... hottest flames and many more. the event is free and open to the public at the casablanca resort and casino. 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.... like overnight camping and group day use. straight ahead...a world record set right here in the valley? we'll tell you if a group of local elementary students were able to get the job done. you're watching good morning las vegas on channel 13. we'll be right back on this
one of the three winning ticket holders came forward.... john and lisa robinson arrived at the tennessee lottery office yesterday to claim their share of the jackpot.. with the winning ticket they purchased in munford. in california.. a nurse employed at this nursing home thought she was one of the jackpot winners. now.. she's learning it was a prank.. apparently instigated by her own son. the owner of the nursing home bought 18-thousand tickets for his staff and residents.. including the one they thought was a winner. that nurse is apparently now in need of some r and r. shlomo rechnitz sot: what i was thinking was sending her on a vacation to a destination of her choice. another jackpot winner is reportedly wholed-up in his home in melbourne beach, florida.. just south of cocoa beach. the winner lives a mile from the publix supermarket where the lucky ticket was sold.
positively las vegas.... -20- thousand glow sticks lit up the basketball courts..... at "brookman elementary school"... last night each of these glow sticks represent..... a book that was read by the by comedy magician... adam london. his wife actually created.... "the reading makes us bright program"... at the school. it was unbelieveable...we have read over 21 thousand books they exceeded our expectations again by putting this glowstick chain together in an hour and a half. the students connected all of those glow sticks..... in about an hour and a half.... the group plans to submit video of the event.... to guinness..... in hopes of breaking the current world record... which is about -98- hundred glow sticks. and.... a sign of the improving economy.... here in the valley... a groundbreaking ceremony was held for a new.... resort-style apartment complex....
valley. it's called... "the mercer". the original plan was to start years ago... but then... the recession hit... setting back their project. developers say... construction marks a big turnaround in the economy.... here in las vegas. wayne laska // developer storybook homes 10:59:58 - 11:00:14 "just like las vegas was in the dullrooms? back in 08 and 09, and everybody thought las vegas was never going to come back, we're being it'll have -1- hundred -75- units of one and two-bedroom apartments... with some townhouses and penthouses. renting is set to start... next year. still ahead on good morning las vegas... problems continue to pile up at a valley apartment complex... unhappy... you reached out to us and when you ask, we investigate. right now on good morning las
inconvenience." (from 6pm pkg) big changes for the strip... we'll have your reaction and details on the new fees if you're planning on parking at some major hotels. plus... celine dion mourning the loss of her husband... now, we're learning even more bad news about the fate of another member of her family.. good morning las vegas! i'm elizabeth gadley... the time now is ... let's get started with a weather first check with carlo falco! good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) powerful pacific storms will continue to pound the west coast but won't have much penetrating power to make it very far inland. the storms will affect our weather but will only do so in the form of thicker high clouds for today and monday. it's a major change on the las vegas strip that has a lot of
talking... mgm resorts is about to start charging you.... for parking. take a look... at this map. these are all the m-g-m-owned properties..... that will soon start making you pay.... to park. many locals and visitors say... this is a slap in the face.... to las vegas history and culture. and... some believe... it's going to turn so many people away.... it will hurt mgm's profits. "that is really messed up."(from 6pm pkg) "it's going to be a huge inconvenience." (from 6pm pkg) "if people don't come, then they're going to raise prices because they have to make their money somehow."
m-g-m has not announced the they say... you won't pay any more than.... 10 dollars... and...that overnight pass will give you access to parking.... at all mgm properties. all of these fees will support... a -90-million dollar project..... to renovate mgm's existing parking lots.... and... build a brand new one..... that will give people very easy access.... to the new "t-mobile arena". "i think in the long run, when they see the improvements that we make, they might find it to be a worry investment." (from 5pm pkg) the new fees take effect... but locals... will have a grace period of free parking... for a short time. turning now to more heartbreaking news for celine dion... we've now learned.... the canadian singer's older brother is dying. fighting brain... tongue... and throat cancer. the family says...they don't think.... week. the news comes.... at a tough time for the family... after dion's husband rene angelil died... just thursday.
angelil on their marquee.... dion has canceled her shows... at caesars palace.... for the weekend. a woman is undergoing a mental evaluation after threatening to jump from an overpass along us-95 near lone mountain. chopper-13 was first over the scene yesterday morning to show you the traffic.. backed-up for miles.. as crisis negotiators tried to talk her down. 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.)) they eventually succeeded after about an hour later.. and the freeway was allowed to reopen. metro has a man in custody after a burglary attempt .. followed by an intense manhunt. take nat 3 seconds 6:57:42 helicopter flying a police helicopter was over the search for more than an hour after someone broke-in to a mcdonald's around 4am yesterday morning... he took off in a car.. but ditched it near torrey pines and vegas drive and
the suspect was eventually caught.. and loaded into an ambulance while chopper-13 was overhead. it's still unclear how he was injured. investigators are now looking for a possible connection to a series of 'night owl' break-ins we've told you about at restaurants around the valley. dozens of people living at a valley apartment complex say they spent more than a week without hot water. when you ask.. we investigate. the residents at canyon pointe say the hot water stopped flowing in a handful of buildings on january 5th and wasn't back on until the 13th. southwest gas tells action news a construction crew hit a line and they couldn't turn the gas back on until it was fixed. but residents say they had no communication from management.. and they've only been offered 10-dollars for the week without hot water. john hamilton lives in canyon pointe 17.07.08 the most upsetting fact is that they really didnt keep us informed 12 they didn't keep us informed 13 a manager from canyon pointe called us but refused to comment. we then reached out to to the management company..
extensions no one answered. according to nevada law.. hot water is an essential service. that means if it goes out.. the landlord has 48 hours to fix it or "use best efforts" to do so. if they don't.. the tenant can withhold rent or sue the landlord for the time without hot water. good morning las vegas... coming up... donald trump showing his softer side? what the presidential candidate did for one of his biggest fans and-- bill clinton is showing support for his wife, hillary. who he's taking a stab at as democrats prepare for another
at - 90- thousand dollars a year. as part of the deal... the base salary for new teachers goes up from.... -35- thousand to -40- thousand dollars. the school district will need to make cuts... to school maintenance... human resources... and payroll... in order to pay for this contract... but... no lay-offs are expected. turning to the race for the white house... campaigning is in full swing in iowa as the time is running out before the iowa caucauses.... democrats are gearing up for their debate in south carolina tomorrow... and ahead of that debate, former president bill clinton is showing support for his wife, democratic frontrunner hillary clinton. the former president made several stops in iowa towns yesterday trying to rally support for the former first lady... but instead of attacking bernie sanders, who's gaining traction on hillary's lead, bill clinton decided to take a stab at the republicans at a rally in marshalltown, iowa.... (president bill clinton) i'm proud to be a member of my party when i look at the republican debates because they seem to talk about a universe i don't live in. the democratic debate is tomorrow...sanders and clinton will be joined by martin
cut to get into the debate. 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 tomorrow.. then head for reno to hold a town hall meeting. republican presidential candidate donald trump showed a bit of his softer side... in iowa. trump got to meet one of his biggest fans, 28-year-old shawn norman, during a stop in urbandale. norman has noonan syndrome, a genetic disease. he told his parents that his biggest wish before dying would be seeing trump get elected. a campaign worker says trump heard about norman's story and wanted to meet him. when good morning las vegas returns... if you still have some of those holiday gift cards left over... listen up! we have a list of the best and worst things to buy this month-- and where you should go to save money.
early in the year. this nasa satellite photo was taken around the time alex first reached hurricane strength. the national hurricane center says it will continue to track north as it weakens. this was only the fourth hurricane to form in january.. since they started keeping records in 1851. powerful pacific storms will continue to pound the west coast but won't have much penetrating power to make it very far inland. the storms will affect our weather but will only do so in the form of thicker high clouds
monday. temperatures will suffer today as a result with highs reaching into the low to mid 50s for the valley and the shot for a few flurries on mt. charleston. otherwise it'll be a pretty nice weekend with more sunshine and highs in the low 60s sunday with a nose of high pressure pushing through the region. clouds return monday as a
vegas to the north with a trailing cold front which will continue to push farther north into central nevada. that front's energy will push through southern nevada tuesday night will bring the shot for some showers to the valley before the clouds part once again with temperatures warming significantly next week. highs wednesday and thursday
into the low 60s with even warmer weather possible by thursday. ((ad-lib at desk)) contact 13 looks at some of the best and worst things to buy.... in january. maybe you need a new t-v.. for the new year...or even some winter clothing...perhaps some luggage? action news anchor trisha kean gives alook
can finally get a parking spot at the mall. and smart shoppers know that some of the best sales of the year are available right now. (sot) "i had the time before work, and i knew there would be good sales!" the website... spring. january and february are also great months for markdowns on electronics. look for sales on name brand tv's... as the super bowl approaches. fitness equipment is also going on sale now. that's because stores stocked up at christmas and want it gone by spring. but there are some things you want to avoid buying in january. surprisingly, they include grills and patio equipment. stores cleared out last years stuff back in the fall. so this is the time of year when they're stocking up with deal news also says... dont buy suitcases right now. this is peak selling season for travel gear. the big luggage markdowns start in march.> that was action news anchor
a good time to start looking at furniture and appliances. you can find what you're looking for... but... don't buy it just yet. deal news says... the biggest sales of the year will come over presidents day weekend... in mid-february. america's largest retailer is closing hundreds of stores.. including one.... in the valley. walmart says... the mass-closing involves... -2- hundred -69- stores worldwide. -1- hundred-54- are in the u-s. we're told... one is a location at nellis and east craig.. which will close its doors... this sunday. we're gonna have to find a place to shop, it's getting harder and harder to find a place to shop...closed our food for less and now this one. if you shop at that walmart.. the closest store is about -5- miles... away at losee and east tropical parkway. governor brian sandoval is relaunching a policy committee on gaming... the 12 member board will include nevada gaming regulators.. casino executives and state lawmakers. issues will include daily fantasy sports and online poker.
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((sot)) ralph valdez/rams fan time:13:56:32 in:you know what i'm ecstatic. i get goose bumps right now. just talking to you. it's like getting married, having your first child but it's just football basically that's all... ((sot)) joe ramirez/rams fan time:13:59:36 in:we've been waiting for this to happen. tuesday, the 20 year wrong was righted.. current rams head coach jeff fisher played at taft high school in los angeles and at usc?he tells me he's looking forward to returning to the coliseum and leading his team through the famous tunnel to hit the field? ((sot)) jeff fisher/rams head coach time: 14:21:13 in:i'll probably walk now , i used to run when i was i have t.j. mcdonnell from usc..one of our safety's ,, he came into my office just before i came out here. he says i can't wait to run out at the coliseum and we have to former l.a. rams quarterback jim everett is ecstatic the rams are back?. (sot) jim everett/former rams player time:14:23:33 in:i know
young team coming back. i'm excited. i'm very excited about this move and i can continue signing my name.. l.a. rams?. nfl playoff action continues today...with two games... first up is the kansas city chiefs visiting the defending superbowl champion new england patriots....the game kicks off at....1 thirty five our time following that game, the green bay packers will square off against the arizona cardinanas in is....5 fifteen. culinary students in pittsburgh are crazy for crickets! that's topping today's stories... now trending... the students at the art institute of pittsburgh showed off a four-course meal with crickets as the common ingredient. among the dishes served -- cricket pesto, cricket crusted beef with horseradish and toasted crickets. the school's culinary director says more than two billion people in the world eat insects -- and crickets are rich in protein. the crickets were provided by an ohio cricket farm and shipped frozen. check your computer.... if you're still using windows
it's time to upgrade. microsoft has ended support for the original release of its poorly-received operating system. the company says all users should upgrade to windows eight-point-one, or windows ten. the end of support means the 50 million or so worldwide windows eight users will no longer get updates to block viruses and hackers. last year's release of windows ten was met with widespread praise, and all windows eight users can upgrade for free. finally a very cool scene all caught on camera in florida....two women just taking pictures on the dock capture a dolphin jumping over two paddle boarders...take a look... "okay...oh my gosh...a dolphin...it just jumped right over her." :16 - 27 pretty cool stuff right there! this was captured in tampa bay...chloe renee love posted the video on
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that video has a lot of people talking. plus, a teenage boy in the right place at the right time...helps catch four school. and we have the latest developments on an attack a africa. good morning las vegas! i'm elizabeth gadley... thanks for waking up early and making us part of your morning... the time now is ... let's get started with a weather first check with carlo falco! good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) it's a video generating a lot talk around the valley...- a ccsd police officer pepper spraying a crowd of students at