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now, the latest on a shooting and bomb scare that had a dozen people out of their homes. police say that suspicious device found was deemed safe. but right now, officers are still looking for two gunmen...who shot and injured another man. now, this all started with a shooting near las vegas boulevard and serene. when officers arrived on scene, witnesses told them the man was threatening to blow up the apartment complex. the man was shot, but is expected to survive. a man suspected in a string of car break- ins is behind bars. they say he was targeting cars near durango and gowan. officers shut down nearby roads to catch the man. he'll likely face several charges. we'll update you when we get the official list. temperatures are back in the sixties here in the valley. but in 17-other states, people are dealing with a deep freeze and bone-chilling temperatures. abc's elizabeth hur has a look at the effects of this bitter blast. < it was bound to happen and now it has?the snow drought is
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the first and largest snowfall of the season. near buffalo.. where they're used to snow.. this latest round even caught some residents off guard.. ((sot)) "there was actually nothing could see green grass on my lawn started afternoon around four o'clock...i woke up around to all of this, this morning....." the bitter cold and snow.. creating a mess on the highways elsewhere.. leaving some drivers stuck in a ditch.. ((nat)) "bump.. car moves.." ?others needing a little push to get back on the ad in northwest . ((nat)) marciano/stephanopolous from gma this morning meanwhile, freezing temperatures and icy roads in yonkers, just outside new york city.. being blamed for this 14- car pile-up overnight.. out in minnesota.. it is so cold.. a local meterologist shows you can freeze a t-shirt in minutes. ((nat)) it was even colder in
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with the wind chill.. feeling like minus 50 degrees!! elizabeth tag: and here in new york.. i'm actually wearingscarves, two sweaters.. under this coat and it is still freezing out right now.. but forecasters say.. fortunately.. relief is on the way.. by midweek. eh, abc news, ny. > here at home-- it's been a pretty cloudy day. usually, clouds mean rain, so do we have to worry about rain this week? let's go to chief meteorologist bryan scofield and 'weather first.' periods of cloudy conditions and slightly above average temps will be the there for most of this week. in the short term, the first of two early-week systems moves out tonight and another follows closely behind tomorrow. tomorrow's system will bring chances for rain and snow to our higher elevations, but the valley is set to remain dry.
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tomorrow, with high in the upper 50s new information... on the man police say shot and killed this ohio officer you see next to me. that suspect is herschel jones, and court records show jones has a lengthy criminal record. jones' wrap sheet includes convictions for breaking and entering, burglary and carrying a concealed weapon. police say jones shot and killed officer thomas cottrell last night. and today, the citizens cottrell helped protect are grieving. (betty durbin, longtime resident) "this is a close community and everybody knew everybody and helped look out. and he was trying to keep us safe." now an investigation is underway to see if officer cottrell might have been
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we're learning more about a man who police say shot and killed one officer and injured another during a shootout in utah. officers were chasing cory lee henderson and a woman.. who took off after a car crash yesterday. that's when henderson reportedly opened fire. court records show he has a lengthy criminal history including pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. a murder mystery in paraside -- an abc producer in chicago found dead on vacation in belize. right now, the hunt is on for her killer. anne swaney was a 16-year-old veteran at the station... traveling alone at a farm resort. police say she was last seen thursday... practicing yoga. sot crying friend ashley wright there. we felt safe letting her go alone and then the next day, police found her body...with an strangled. investigators arrested a guatemalan fisherman, but he has not yet been charged him with any crime. right now he's only considered
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an action news update on the recovery of lamar odom. his estranged wife khloe kardashian says the former basketball player is now walking and talking! it's been 3-months since odom was found unconscious at the love ranch...a brothel near pahrump. the democratic presidential candidates are back on the campaign trail after another debate last night in south carolina. now.. our team of experts at politifact are putting some of their statements on the 'truth o meter'.. to hold them accountable. hillary clinton said health care costs are the lowest they've been in 50 years. politifact rates that statement as "false." although the rate of growth has been at historic lows.. the actual 'per- person' cost of health care has steadily increased over the last 50- years. now to vermont senator bernie sanders.. who wants to add to the affordable health care act. 1:31-1:41 "we're not going to tear up the affordable care act. i helped write it, but we are going to move on top of that to a medicare for all system." politifact says that's "mostly
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deserve credit for one provision.. he was hardly one of the aca's inside-crafters. the saint louis rams are moving to los angeles, and coming up, if you want to watch them play, we'ln secure your spot in line to buy season tickets. plus, if you're easily cold, chances are you bundle up... wearing everything from scarves to gloves. but, besides keeping you warm, your gloves could be making you sick! details on how to keep them germ- free! several members of a fresno family owe their lives to some
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3(zsi*p= on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo. it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for
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their own rules.firefighters who pulled them their lives to some fast-thinking firefighters who pulled them from their burning apartment. the firefighters rushed up a
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one by one.. through a window. some were treated for smoke inhalation but overall everyone should be okay. the australian open is underway, but developing today, new allegations are marring the big competion. a report is out on widespread match- fixing... following a secret investigation commissioned by professional tennis. the reports point to gambling syndicates in russia and sicily that whistleblowers say repeatedly sought to fix matches at grand slam events... including wimbledon. more than a dozen players who have ranked in the top 50 in recent years were named in the report. sot - mark phillips whistleblower - there was a core of about 6 to 10 players who were the core group of the evidence that we had dug up. pro tennis official say they take the issue seriously, and the sport's tennis integrity unit always follows up. sport's tennis integrity unit always follows up. an action news update now
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louis to los angeles this year. you can now place a deposit on season tickets to watch them at the los angeles coliseum. the $100 deposit will allow fans to buy up to 8 season tickets. but be advised- the deposit does not guarantee seat availability. we've posted a link on our website.. now let's take a look at today's 'now trending'-- a wedding picture is going viral.. but it doesn't include the groom. valerie parrott suffers from panic disorders and migraines, so her service dog, bella, helps her by alerting minutes before something happens...which is exactly what happened the day of valerie's wedding. a young boy bullied at school for being a seattle seahawks fan.. got the last laugh today. 7-year-old ade lewis is a third generation seahawks fan, but the problem is he lives in carolina panthers' charleston, south carolina. "they were kind of saying the same thing, like 'boo
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sad." his mom then posted a photo of him wearing seahawks gear on facebook..with the story. and the seahawks helped give him the experience to make any football fan jealous. nats from ade walking around at the game he went to the game saturday.. got a bunch of fan gear for free.. and even had free tickets. for more stories trending right now.. go to and to sound off on any trending news.. join us on twitter. our handle is @ktnv.. use #nowtrending. anchors adlib and toss to bryan periods of cloudy conditions and slightly above average temps will be the there for most of this week. in the short term, the first of
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early-week systems moves out tonight and another follows closely behind tomorrow. tomorrow's system will bring chances for rain and snow to our higher elevations, but the valley is set to remain dry. expect mostly cloudy skies tomorrow, with high in the upper 50s. by wednesday, high pressure will nudge in from the southwest, which will mean warmer temperatures. expect a clearing to partly cloudy for wednesday and thursday, with highs in the low to mid 60s around the valley. by friday afternoon highs will remain in the low to mid 60s, but the ridge of high pressure will move east, as a pacific system starts to approach the area. breezy winds and increased cloud cover are expected next weekend as the system passes through the area, along with highs in the low 60s. in the system's wake, we'll see a slight cool down to the upper 50s on monday with mostly clear
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one disease is becoming more prevalent than doctors thought.. and you can catch it by spending time outdoors. coming up in today's health report.. details on a new study about the growing number of ticks carrying lyme disease. and remember, you can watch action news anytime.. anywhere. we're streaming our newscasts at so you can stay informed on any computer .. smartphone.. or tablet. we'll be right back.
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ns of people are spending their day off today outdoors. but before you head out to a park the next time, we have a big warning for you! a new timothy johnson with more on ticks and lyme disease. < they are tiny, black, and difficult to spot? and though ticks may go undetected in your backyard, a new report reveals those that carry lyme disease may be much more widespread finding that the major tick species carrying lyme disease on the east and west coasts have now been identified in nearly half of the counties in the united states. this marks a nearly 45 percent increase in the number of counties that have recorded the presence of these ticks since the previous mapping in 1998.
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coast? the number of counties containing the species common to the eastern u.s. has more than doubled since the national distribution was mapped two decades ago. just because these ticks are now being identified, it doesn't mean they weren't there all along. but either way, remember to wear protective clothes and bug spray in the wilderness ? and see a doctor if you have a bullseye rash or flu-like symptoms that could indicate lyme disease. with proper caution, all americans can stay out of the woods when it comes to lyme disease. with this medical minute, i'm dr. timothy johnson. > a new study out today says more women are waiting longer to have children. the centers for disease control the average age of mothers has been rising for the last 15-years. it found the average age has risen to 26. researchers say more women are putting off motherhood for higher education or a career.
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negative effects... including an increased risk of pregnancy complications... like gestational diabetes and passing on genetic defects. doctors are reminding everyone of a few ways to stay healthy as we move through january and february.. which are the most common times to get the flu. first.. remember to simply wash your hands when possible. and for children.. doctors suggest ibuprofen or acetamiophen to help relieve the aches and pains. and something else. because it's been so cold lately.. you may be using the same pair of winter gloves which can be crawling with germs. a-b-c swabbed the gloves of random people and found 26 of 27 tested positive for bacteria. most were harmless.. but 9 pairs tested positive for staph and mrsa.. which can be harmful if it comes in contact with an open wound. sot dr. susan whittier/ director of clinical microbiology service, new york presbyterian, columbia university medical center
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glove comes into contact, you're taking away some of the viruses don't live long in gloves. in some cases.. only a matter of hours or minutes. so.. to stay healthy.. let your gloves air dry.. wash them often.. and never touch your face. still ahead... a final look at your forecast! and before we head to break...a look at tonight's abc primetime lineup on channel 13. 8 -- the bachelor 11-- action news. we'll be right back. before judge judy.. a look at some of the top
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on i-15 near jean. nevada highway patrol says they're looking into what the man was doing there, but witnesses told troopers they saw him moving in and out of the travel lane just prior to being struck. the interstate is back open. a search is underway in north las vegas for a man on the run. it's going on right now near lake mead and civic center drive. police say it all started with a domestic call. when officers arrived, the man reportedly ran! swat is also on scene. stay with action news for the latest on this developing story. and another musician gone too soon- "eagles" guitarist glenn frey has died. he died from complications of rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia. he was 67-years-old. coming up on action news.. live at 5... a valley man is outraged after he says he was fired from his job for testing positive for marijuana -- despite having a medical marijuana prescription! so was his termination legal? when you ask... we investigate. that story and more on action news.. live at 5. we are working on new stuff for you at six as well.
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25 years in business. now a neighorhood bar.. is in trouble with the law.. over karaoke. why the liquor control say they need a "live entertainment" license.. by friday afternoon highs will remain in the low to mid 60s, but the ridge of high pressure will move east, as a pacific system starts to approach the area. breezy winds and increased cloud cover are expected next weekend as the system passes through the area, along with highs in the low 60s. in the system's wake, we'll see a slight cool down to the upper 50s on monday with mostly clear skies and calmer winds. and that does it for action news live at 3:30 but stay with us - judge judy is up next. we'll be back in 60 minutes for action news live at 5. until then.. thanks for watching and have a great evening. right now on action news live
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>> i could tell by the damage that it was skateboarders. >> judge judy: they clearly say that they were there. >> announcer: they roll past the warning signs... >> i notice one jumping off the side, onto the ramp, off to the other table, ontthe other table. but by the time i could get down there, ding and dong ran away. >> announcer: ...then, they roll the camera... >> they were smart enough to put it on youtube. >> judge judy: oh... [ laughter ] >> announcer: capture their crime. >> judge judy: you recognize yourselves? >> announcer: "judge judy." you are about to enter the courtroom of judge judith sheindlin. the people are real. the cases are real. the rulings are final. captions paid for by cbs television distribution gerald bongiorno is suing 18-year-old frank cavone and 22-year-old christopher brauser
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