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good morning las vegas! i'm elizabeth gadley thanks for making us part of your day...
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... let's get started with a weather first check with carlo falco! good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) an update to breaking news we've been following all
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been following all morning.... 215 at warm spring is back open after a crash forced closures on the eastbound 215 lanes...causing alot of delays early this morning. here's a live look at that area right now...things are looking clear we have reached out to nhp to get details on that crash...we will update you when
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and breaking overnight... over 2 thousand residents were without power for a short time after a car crashed into a transformer near sahara and fort apache. the power went out around 1 this morning... however the lights were restored just over an hour later and are back on this morning. no word on injuries in that crash. our top story this morning... a valley family is repairing their home after a burglar broke in and stole priceless items. the family had a security camera inside their doorbell and in broad daylight... the suspect stared right into it. we've blurred out the man's face because metro hasn't officially declared him a suspect yet...but the family says police are saying he looks very familiar. this happened friday morning... you can see him ring the doorbell and knock on the door -- and the video ends with him disabling the camera after that the burglar kicked down the door and within ten minutes... he made out with watches, credit cards, bottles of liquor and college football bowl game rings that belonged to the man who lives here. yesterday...a repairman reattached the door while the
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disbelief. 15:47:24 elaine dixon, burglary victim "you work hard for a living then you get crap like this. it's just sad, very sad and emotional because you're invaded. your privacy has been invaded." the home is in the mountain's edge community near durango and blue diamond. the family says this is the third burglary on their block in the last month and a half. new information this morning on the u.s. prisoner swap with iran. it is being called a victory for u.s. diplomacy. the united states announced a deal that frees five americans who have been held by the government of iran. abc's richard cantu has the latest on the deal. (full-screen gfx) five americans homeward bound .... after a controversial agreement to exchange prisoners wth iran. and within hours of the deal -- international inspectors certified that iran had kept its part of a nuclear deal brokered by the united states -- ending years of western
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sot john kerry secretary of state: "in return for the steps that iran has taken, the united states and the eu will immediately lift nuclear-related sanctions .... ' secretary of state john kerry insisted this was not a quid pro quo --- sot john kerry secretary of state: " ... the two tracks of negotiations were not directly related .... " -- but claimed the nuclear diplomacy eased the way for the prisoner swap. the freed americans include washington post bureau chief jason run-zion -- convicted of espionage by a secret iranian court. pastor saeed abedini, imprisoned since july for organizing home churches in iran. all spent time at iran's notorious evin prison.. where they were allegedly subjected to beatings, solitray confinemnet, and psychological abuse. two other americans were also released, including a student named matthew trevithnick, who was arrested a few months ago. in exchange for the release of the americans, the u-s dropped charges against seven iranians along with international arrest warrants issued by the u.s.
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but the agreement does not include former fbi agent robert levinson who disappeared during a 2007 visit to iran. his fate is unknown. richard cantu, abc news, new york. coming up on good morning las vegas... search crews are desprate for any signs of twelve marines missing after two helicopters crashed midair... we've got the latest on their efforts plus... a woman narrowly escapes getting hit by a car.... she was inside a gas station at the time... and it was all caught on
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but volunteered to stay behind when the group was short one horse. when the tour returned, they noticed that swaney was missing..... and that things seemed suspicious. they found her body.....with bruises and cuts.....the next day. no word on what happened yet. an investigation is under way. welcome back... in hawaii... the search continues for 12 missing marines after what authorities believe was a helicopter crash. servicemembers have been combing the beaches on the island of oahu... searching for any evidence that will help them piece together what happened. alex cerball reports. (nats) 12 marines still missing...and the search to find any signs of the aviators is ongoing. several aircraft searching from the sky... and navy warships in the water. "we are intent on finding our marines. i think that is the feeling here." (nats) on day two of the we saw them in haleiwa scanning the area and again at the surf spot, leftovers using metal detectors in the water and on the beach.
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conditions and how they are different. are they helping you guys in the search today compared to what it was like yesterday?" capt. alex lim, u.s. marine corps "i think the waves were kind of on the higher side earlier in the morning, as you can lsee its calmed down a lot." (nats) i asked marine corps captain alex and he couldn't tell me much about where is was being sent to. reporter: "how many pieces of debris have you picked up so far?" capt. alex lim, u.s. marine corps "i'm not tracking the exact volume of the phone calls. i know a lot of civilians any of these organizations are helping out." haleiwa alii beach park is still closed- serving as the command post for the several agencies working together to find these men. (nats) captain lim tells me they are maxing out all their efforts to find their missing ohana. capt. alex lim, u.s. marine corps "we are going to do whatever we can to find them.
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as that desperate search members gathered at haleiwa beach last night for a candlelight vigil intense video coming out of australia... a car smashes into a gas station nearly hitting a woman inside and it's all caught on
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station nearly hitting a woman inside and it's all caught on camera. the accident was caught on surveillance cameras. the woman disappears from sight as the car flies into the convenience store. it appears she is hit... but the car just misses her. the crash triggered a gas leak. authorities blocked off the area until it was contained. store workers dragged the two people inside the car out to safety. they were taken to the hospital for treatment. police are investigating to determine what caused the accident-- and whether alcohol was a factor. when good morning las vegas season is upon us... brides to be..stick around...we're talking about the "bridal spectacular show" coming up next. you're watching channel 13 action news. we'll be right back on this
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for attendees in celebration of your 25th anniversary show? 4. tell us about the susan g. komen race for the cure and how couples can get involved. 5. where can our viewers get their tickets and are there any discouts? 6. how can wedding professionals get
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bridal spectacular bridal show cashman center january 22nd and 23rd friday 6p-10p and saturday 11a-5p turning to some go pro video out fresno, california... captured by firefighters during
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monday on valley view live - you know him from spike lee films crack up with comedian steve white... plus unplugged with elvis monroe the special performance....
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three..the baby first, then the mother and finally the father. it was a chaotic scene and a couple of residents inhaled too much smoke but the overall outcome was positive. turning to our nation's capitol where "panda-monium" is breaking out... fans lined up to catch their first glimpse of "bay-bay" an adorable five month old panda cub. he's barely 22 pounds and is going viral on social media. since his birth, "bay bay" has enjoyed babyhood in private.. but now...thousands.. from all over the world.. are lining up.. to see him for the first time up! bei bei's name means 'precious treasure' in chinese. the endangered bear is only the third cub to thrive at the zoo... less than 2-thousand are surviving in the wild. bei bei is a hit on social media with 5 million views and counting on the national zoo's giant panda cam since he was
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still ahead on good morning las vegas. anger and frustration over a months long natural gas leak is boiling over... leading to protests. some say the gas is making people sick.... so is anything being done about it? you're watching good morning las vegas on channel 13. we'll be right back on this
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telll you why... a north las vegas walmart shutting its doors for good today...we'll have the details next. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is ... let's get started with a weather first check with carlo falco! good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) things got intense at a meeting between metro and the naacp. it was a public event to help build the relationship between
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law enforcement. the naacp called for the meeting - in response to all the officer-involved shootings that have been happening nationwide. action news reporter michael burton was there. "we have to come to a resolution and control this before it gets out of hand. before more lives are lost." lives lost was the reason for this meeting - organized by the las vegas chapter of the naacp.
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metro officers - in an effort to bridge the gap between the two. local naacp leaders are afraid las vegas maybe the next place we see major protests against police brutality - referencing the death of keith childress - who was shot and killed on new year's eve by metro officers who thought the cellphone he was holding was a gun. members of the group say tension between the police and minorities is a result of fear and misunderstanding. so they held this public event - to begin a series of meaningful dialouge. officers promoted several community engagement programs - aimed at strengthening thier relationship with civilians. officer dwain thacker pleaded with the public to take advantage of them. "we need you. we need the community to step up and be vital part of this whole organization so we can make a change with out young people." taped tag: officers talked about community programs like the police athletic league - the home visit program - and
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for more details on all of those - head to metro's webiste. i'm michael burton - channel 13 action news. if you've taken a drive to mt charleston this've probably noticed some heavy traffic delays. nhp is increasing their patrols in that area to keep cars from parking along the highway---which creates a problem for emergency vehicles trying to get through the area. the patrols are expected to continue today, so be prepared and coming up this hour ..we'll have a live interview on how to best handle the traffic and stay safe when you head up to the mountain. yesterday... after battling cancer. he was just 59 years old. angelil died... on thursday. dion has canceled her shows... at caesars palace.... for the weekend turning to southern california.. scores of san fernando valley residents turned out for a public meeting to vent their outrage at regulators and southern california gas company officials over a natural gas
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displaced thousands of residents of porter ranch. kirk hawkins reports. "so cal gas has got to go!" outside an air quality management district meeting in ranch. (laura regan/actress, minority report) "it's outrageous what's going on here. it needs to be shutdown." inside that meeting...some attendees wore face masks and even gas masks... (kristina zitkovich/chatsworth resident) "something is going on. everyone keeps saying oh it's fine. but we're feeling it here." (no super available) "my dog died. and she was perfectly fine before the gas leak started." for the second time...air quality officials delayed a decision on an abatement order that would require so-cal gas to stop the leak and capture the gas that's leaking. (mike mizrahi/so cal gas spokesman) "i believe that it's generally understood that this facility is critical to providing the natural gas needs of southern california." south coast a-q-m-d also put a plan on hold to capture and burn off natural gas. (mohsen nazemi/south coast air quality management district) "we are asking the gas company to get clearance from those
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their designing is safe." the public utilities commission says the plan to capture and burn off natural gas could cause a massive blowout...and explosion...releasing even more chemicals into the air. (matt pakucko/save porter ranch) "one wrong move with the incinerator and there may not be more porter ranch, chatsworth, granada hills." the next air quality management meeting is now scheduled for wednesday.... so-cal-gas says they won't be able to stop the leak until late the earliest. a developing story out of michigan.... growing outrage in flint, michigan where the city's water is contaminated with lead. the president even declared a state of emergency yesterday... this comes as flint's most famous and outspoken resident, filmmaker michael moore, is leading protests and calling for the resignation of michigan's governor rick snyder in the wake of the city's toxic water scandal. residents are outraged.
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larry wells "snyder did this ...he is sticking other people up in the beginning to say that they are responsible ..he is responsible." many are claiming the state knew the water contained toxic levels of lead and did nothing about it. the michigan attorney general and department of justice are investigating governor snyder and other state officials to see if any laws were broken. the national guard is now doubling its efforts to get clean drinking water to the people of flint. ahead today... a north las vegas walmart is getting ready to close its doors... it's all part of the company's closure of hundreds of stores worldwide. walmart says the mass-closing involves 2-hundred-69 stores. 154 are in the united states. the nellis and east craig location will close at 7 tonight. if you do shop at that store and are looking for other options, there's a store about 5 miles away at losee and east tropical parkway. coming up on good morning las vegas... government vehicles go missing
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anti-government protest at an oregon wildlife refuge. we'll tell you who was arrested for the crime and if he's connected to the standoff. plus.. the we're learning more on the deadly terror attack in west africa.... including the name of an american killed in the attack.
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male...?
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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 to make sure every woman i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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the 215 near warm springs that caused some road closures this morning nhp telling us three vehicles were involved in the crash... a man driving a lexus was reportedly going the wrong way on eastbound 215 and slammed into a jeep and a toyota suv. the man in thaken to umc with serious carrying 3 women and they only suffered minor injuries. eastbound 215 was closed from the airport connector to warm springs until 6 am this morning..but as you can see is back open right now. new information on that deadly we now know the name of the american killed in the attack. he has been identified as michael james riddering. s of people
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at least 23 people were killed overnment vehicles were stolen from the malheur national wildlife refuge in oregon-- that's the same federal park occupied by a group protesting federal land policies. 62-year-old kenneth medenbach was arrested in connection with the criimnvolved in the armed standoff being led by ammon bundy. both vehicles reportedly b strong tornado tears through manatee county, florida overnight. the national weather service says wind speeds reached 127 miles per hour...making this an e-f-2 tornado. siesta key and sarasota were eather service forecasts strong and gusty winds and very hazardous
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in preperation for the upcoming caucuses here in nevada next
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special training session was held at spring valley high school. the mock caucus was done to help educate las vegas residents about the first in the west presidential caucus taking place on february 20th nevada will be the first western state and the third
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its voice heard in the democratic presidential primary. democrats are gearing up for their big debate tonight in south carolina... last night the three presidential hopefuls campaigned in the state ahead of their fourth debate. the trio attended an annual fish fry hosted by congressman jim clyburn. before that, all three candidates spoke at the first in the south dinner-- hosted by the democratic party. the candidates each took shots at the republican party... the democratic party is the party of the future. we can have differences...i have differences with my esteemed opponents. butt with we are not going to let donald trump and the others divide us up. tonight's debate gets underway at 6 p-m our time.. sharp words coming from republicans on the campaign trail over the iran nuclear deal... and the love fest between donald trump and ted cruz appears to be officially over... abc's mary bruce has more... the frontrunner slugfest escalating. donald trump and ted cruz hurling jabs across the key states. the day started with a flurry of tweets from trump blasting his former friend? gloating
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cruz's eligibility to be president. trump tweeting "ted cruz was born in canada and was a canadian citizen until 15 months ago. lawsuits have just been filed with more to follow. i told you so. cruz wasted no time firing back... cruz: it seems donald has a lot of nervous energy - it seems donald doesn't react well when he's going down in the polls. and when he got stuck in the elevator? sot cruz: who put donald trump in charge of the elevator? in new hampshire, trump unloaded on the texas senator questioning two undisclosed loans cruz reportedly made during his 2012 senate run trump: he finally went off the wagon a little bit and went a little crazy. he's being a great hypocrite." and as cruz took the stage at a tea party convention in south carolina? more tweets, trump slamming cruz for his comments on "new york values" posting this photos asking: is this the
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talking about & demeaning? trump following cruz at the same event?and not letting up trump sot: i know new york values still ahead... an incredible finish to packers and cardinals game last night...could the packers get the job done? you're watching channel 13 action news. there's plenty more news and
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for a touchdown to earn the victory.. they are heading to the n-f-c championship game. in the early game...the new england patriots were able to take down the kansas city chiefs, 27 to 20... kansas city tried staging a late game comeback, but couldn't get it done. the patriots now advance to their fifth straight a-f-c championship game... new england will face the winner of today's game between the denver broncos and pittsburgh steelers. you may have heard the old saying "pink is for girls and blue is for boys." you can forget about that in denver... the mayor declared "orange friday" to support the broncos ahead of their playoff game with the steelers today... newborns at parker adventist hospital were all decked out in broncos gear for the day.
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sure every little one had an orange hat to wear. the hospital said staff members are ready to watch the broncos beat the steelers. thanks for joining us this
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