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school authorities said it all began when an 8th grade student was caught trespassing at the high school...was told to leave...and refused. 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
this third video taken by luis zepeda...he says this is a school administrator talking- telling him to delete the evidence "erase it right now" 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 pedestrians -- including a
three of the suspects were hurt as well and all six people went to the hospital. they're all expected to be okay. as for the boy who called the police...he's proud of himself for quickly taking action but this isn't an incident he'll soon forget. 19:09:23 omar torres "if i 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....
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. there was blood everywhere, 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
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 this, has always been the 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. green...means go... a path through the storm.. 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 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.
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 operational needs and areas for improvement." a lawsuit is being filed against n-v energy over solar 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...
if you have a problem you'd like us to look into... send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org om and be sure to include your phone number. good morning everyone! coming up... the search continues for 12 marines missing off the coast of hawaii... this after two military helicopters collide... we'll tell you why mother nature is making it difficult for searchers to find the missing marines. and incredible video of a massive explosion in mexico...we'll have that video next.
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rescue crews can do their job (shayne enright, city emergency services): "there's large surf acoss the whole shoreline so we are just asking the public to stay away from the north shore at least for a few days. field, an empty raft.... and possible pieces of the aircraft. 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 federal judge overseeing the 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 tsarnaev defense team's motion 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...
claiming the government is using cameras to spy on them... they say they removed two cameras that were installed on a power pole. they say there are at least two other locations where cameras have been put up. their message to the government is "stop doing that!" turning to some unbelievable 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 houses...
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 reported...but a huge mess to clean up this weekend... ((ad-lib at open set with live
some traffic issues..... 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... at m-l-k. they'll be drilling tomorrow night.... starting at about 9 p.m. 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. car enthusiasts are gearing for mesquite's motor mania... the event is full of all
opportunity to win a variety of awards such as ladies' choice.... 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 morning.
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each of these glow sticks represent..... a book that was read by the students... at the school.... this semester. the glowsticks were paid for.... 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.... in a sign of an improving economy.... here in the valley... a groundbreaking ceremony was held for a new.... resort-style apartment complex.... in the southwest part of the 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
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 we feel very confident about the market." 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. good morning las vegas.. still ahead this morning... problems continue to pile up at a valley apartment complex... leaving alot of residents unhappy... you reached out to us and when you ask, we investigate. right now on good morning las
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strip... 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 exact amount.... you'll have to pay... but... if you're parking
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. 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... in april.... 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... 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. caesars is paying tribute to angelil on their marquee.... dion has canceled her shows... at caesars palace....
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 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 he took off in a car.. but ditched it near torrey pines and vegas drive and started running. the suspect was eventually caught..
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 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 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 refused to comment. we then reached out to to the management company.. but after trying seven extensions no one answered. according to nevada law.. hot water is an essential
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
the c-d-c says its been rising for the last 15-years. the average age of women having their first child has risen to 26. back in 2000, it was just under 25-years- old... by 20-14... it had risen to 26. researchers say this is partly because there are fewer mothers under the age of 20. in fact, the teen birth rate has hit an all-time low. economic factors also play a role... with an increased number of women putting off motherhood for higher education or a career. this also has ramifications for the u-s population. having children later in life means fewer child-bearing years, and therefore, fewer children. one area of concern, doctors say older women having children increases a mothers risk of complications... like gestational diabetes, and passing on genetic defects.
can do a little celebrating... this weekend. the board of trustees unanimously approved.... a new -2- year contract for the teachers.... the -1- hundred -35- million dollar contract includes.... pay raises for the more than.... -18- thousand teachers. that includes.... -4- salary increases.... over the next nine months.... that will be based on education and experience... capping off... 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... 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
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 o'malley who barely made the cut to get into the debate. 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...it's the tallest building west of the mississippi... we're talking, of course, about the stratosphere...but do you
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raise money for the american lung association in nevada. next weekend is your chance to try the tower before the big climb next month. here to tell us more is lysa buonanno, a lung cancer survivor and climber. and pete sabal a climber for team anthem, and also a lung association board member. lysa buonanno, lung cancer survivor & climber pete sabal, alan board member & climber 1. pete, the big climb scale the strat is at the end of february, why hold a practice climb next weekend? 2. lysa, you are personally effected by american lung association's mission. tell us your story and why you climb? 3. pete, who can participate? 4.do you have to be signed up for
practice climb? 5. lysa, what would you tell people about doing the main climb "scale the strat" on sunday feb 28? that's 108 floors of stairs! 6. pete, any advise for climbers? 7. where can they learn more or sign up for either the #trythetower practice climb or the big climb in february? the try the tower practice climb is next saturday, january
good m good morning, america. campaign countdown just weeks before the first voting and the gloves are officially off. ted cruz's sorry not sorry apology over that new york values comment. >> i apologize to the millions down by liberal politicians in that state. >> will this dust-up help or hurt him at the polls? meanwhile, donald trump's pizza stop and getting some surprising support from hillary clinton. we break it all down for you this morning. stocks sink again. a nearly 400-point dow dive. the worst start to a new year ever, so what's bed now? air scare. >> i was crying. that's how crazy it was. >> this flight attendant flat on