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and there is a history of wrecks in the area in additon to the ones that took the lights out. in 2013, a 14-year-old girl was hit and killed after dark near blue diamond and cimmaron. ((((((nat from old file))))) we called the master developer..... they sent us a statement saying their first priority was to fix downed lights along buffaloe they thought to get money from the people responsible for the accidents that took the poles out and their insurance companies, and took longer to get the new replacements. """"""""""""""and those aren't the only issues. the developer says there's already work on apartments in the area that have some lanes of traffic on buffalo closed they can't close more of the road to install the lights. they're working with the county for a plan on that,, and once they get that, they'll need county approval for on the sewer infrastructure under the ground before they move forward.""""""""""""" """""""""""""""" new information tonight on the woman accused of causing thorrific scene on the las vegas strip last month.
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this morning.. but the entire hearing took less than 5-minutes. holloway is now facing a total of 71 charges. they essentially include two charges for each of the surviving 34 victims including attempted murder. 32-year old jessica valenzuela was also killed in the crash. 3 people are still in the hospital. now.. holloway's defense attorneys are going over the evidence.. and say their client is feeling better. joseph abood, defense 2:09:28-2:09:35 "she's doing somewhat better. she's still in a difficult state of mind. i'm not sure there's much more we can add to that." 2:11:47-2:11:52 "there are a lot of charges, but none of them are things that we didn't anticipate." holloway should be back in court in about two weeks. seven months after an 11 year old is killed... his mother now indicted for is killed... his mother now indicted for murder.. the shooting happening in the spring of 2014. action news reporter mahsa saeidi has been working to get more information on the case... and the delay... and joins us now live from near
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latest. mahsa? police are looking for a man right now who they say is armed
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358-406 "we've got what looks like a darth maul mask which could be mistaken for a clown mask. also, we got a bunch of guns over here." 20:19- they're saying a male just ran through their backyard. i'm trying to get a little more info. the manhunt started around 4 this morning...when police tried to pull over a man and woman...both ran. they got the woman who was armed...but the man is still on the run right now. lt. david gordon, lvmpd img0433 00:00:11-00:00:19 "something can go instantly from a routine traffic stop or citizen contact to a very violent encounter." police say they found their car with guns and drugs inside. police think they know who the man is. new at 6.. a brother and sister in las vegas have been convicted of fraud. prosecutors say fredrick vernon williams and jacqueline louisa
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almost 300-thousand dollars in unemployment funds and other federal benefits. both could now face decades in prison. action news is tracking the latest weather developments. a live look outside right now..... where we've been enjoying some great weather lately. but... will these temperatures stick around? let's check in.... with chief meteorologist bryan scofield.... in the weather center. bryan.. another storm system is pushing onto the west coast right now thursday and friday, keeping temperatures mild but not bringing the chance for any rain just yet. temperatures will hang in the upper 50s to about 60 for the las vegas valley for thursday and friday. saturday another system will push into the area which will have a little more moisture and energy associated with it
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u-n-l-v has purchased.... -50- million dollars worth of land. the -42- acres of vacant land is located..... on tropicana.... just east of koval lane. plans for the property include.... future u-n-l-v campus expansion. the land would also provide an opportunity.... for u-n-l-v to build a football stadium on the site... and... allow them to play their homegames.... on campus. former president bill clinton is coming to las vegas this week to campaign for his wife. he's scheduled to appear at a rally for hillary clinton tomorrow evening at advanced technologies academy. doors open at 6:30.. with the event starting at 7:15. we've set-up a link at where you can rsvp. and... republican presidential candidate donald trump will be in town.... tomorrow... as well. trump will be holding a campaign rally... at the south point hotel casino. the event starts.... at one. still ahead.. we'll tell you what showed-up in a state audit on how much you've been paying for a cab ride. a valley woman upset..... after purchasing a home before
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what you need to know.... before you buy a home with solar panels! . a new report shows taxis around southern nevada have been
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since 1961, pearle vision has provided the neighborhood with expert eye care. that was dr. stanley pearle's vision and we still proudly carry on his legacy. today, doctors like lisa hamilton perform eye exams that can help detect diabetes. because we care for you... and your eyes. this is genuine eye care, in your neighborhood.
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the tune of an extra 47-million dollars last year. the findings come after state auditors looked into the nevada taxicab authority. they found cabs were charging 3- dollars for riders to use a credit card.. when it shouldn't be more than 90-cents. and.. rates were increased even though gas prices were going down. the city council has decided to
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for ride-sharing companies. councilmemebers today approved a new bill..... that requires.... a -50- dollar semi-annual fee.... per active driver...for companies like "uber" and "lfyt". more backlash tied to the public utilities commission's decision on solar panels.. that essentially makes them less cost- effective for customers. now.. a woman who recently bought a home with solar panels is wondering how it can be fair. when you ask.. we investigate. action news reporter michael burton is live to let us know what he found out. when solar panels were first introduced - they were surrounded with excitement - for their potential to reduce monthly electricity fees for homeowners - willing to give them a try. but in the last month and half - all of that changed. many homeowners are shocked - some even feel cheated. "i was excited to go from a $300 a month electric payment down to a locked in rate of $75 a month." but on december 22nd
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a policy that increases fixed electricity fees and reduces the rate nv energy pays solar homeowners for putting excess power back on the grid. "lo and behold this morning i get the email from sunrun telling me that the anti-solar policy has passed." but rachael mckinnon closed on her home december 15th - signing a 20-year lease for the solar panels that came with the home. she feels blindsided and believes the selling agent for the home should have warned her what was to come. "i kind of relied on the real property disclosure in the purchase agreement which says there were no issues with the solar panels." we reached out to the selling agent. they say they were unaware of the coming changes. after all, commissioners didn't approve the new rile until 7 days after rachael closed on the home. they say rachael was given the standard 10-day due diligence period to do her own research before signing the solar lease. "i mean if i knew that this was
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into a 20 year lease, i would have never purchased the home. rachael says if there's anyone who knew what was coming - it was the solar provider sunrun - because in the letter they sent today - they say they've been fighting this for months. "if this has been going on for months, you know, they could have provided documentation as to what was going on then let me make the decision instead of signing a 20 year lease." sunrun promises customers who signed a lease before january first will maintain their original energy rates. but rachael wants to sell her home in the near future - and is worried that no one will want a home with solar panels. in this case - the enemy is time. when rachel closed on the home - there simply wasn't enough concrete information for her to make the best decision. live in henderson - michael burton - channel 13 action news. we learned about this issue from a viewer..
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like us to check out.. send an e-mail to and please be sure to include.... your phone number. a contact 13 warning tonight.... from the i-r-s. how scammers are trying to take advantage of you.... during tax season. plus.. a snowboarder sees his life flash before his eyes.. when he realizes he's caught in an avalanche. find out why a premonition may have saved his life.
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lake tahoe.
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cam as he was swallowed-up by an avalanche during his run. he says he was worried about something like this all day.. so he was mentally prepared when it happened. luckily.. he was only buried up to his chest.. so he was able to fight his way out of a bad situation. jennifer lopez is getting set to make her grand entrance..... ahead of her upcoming residency.... at "planet hollywood". action news anchor.... jacqui heinrich is live from the red carpet.... at planet hollywood.... for tonight's star-studded event. jacqui? a monster snow storm is taking aim at millions of amercans
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forecasters say the storm is expected to pound the southern states before taking aim at new england. people in kentucky.. tennessee and arkansas could start to see the effects of the storm as early as tomorrow. one supermarket in virgina says they've already been cleaned-out by people 'stocking-up' in case they're 'snowed-in.' and.... because of that massive storm... some airlines are preparing for flight disruptions american... southwest..... and delta airlines are already issuing.... travel waivers to passengers..... because of that power snowstorm.. expected to hit this weekend. but..
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thursday and sunday.... to be eligible. airline.. so... carrier. another storm system is pushing onto the west coast right now bringing rain and wind to northern california and oregon. it'll basically work to throw high clouds over las vegas for thursday and friday, keeping temperatures mild but not bringing the chance for any rain just yet. temperatures will hang in the upper 50s to about 60 for the las vegas valley for thursday and friday. saturday another system will push into the area which will have a little more moisture and energy associated with it. that means there's a slight chance for rain showers with this
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saturday night as the tail end of the cold front drags through the area. ahead of the front winds will be pretty gusty with peak gusts to out of the southwest to 35mph or so with northwest winds gusting to 30mph as the front passes saturday night into sunday morning. sunday dry air will filter in behind the departing system allowing for clearer skies and cooler temperatures, with highs peaking in the mid and upper 50s sunday and monday.
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time now... for the latest consumer news... from contact 13. nevada is known for having tax benefits... according to an annual ranking... -8- point -1- percent of all income in nevada... went toward state and local taxes. the nonpartisan group... "tax foundation" says.... nevada ranks -43-rd...
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the amount of taxes paid to nevada..... per capita... was just over -2- thousand dollars. tax filing season began tuesday... with another warning.... from the i-r-s. contact 13... has warned you abolut this one before! scammers are placing fake calls... claiming to be.... with the i-r- s... and.... trying to scare you... into making a payment by phone. the feds say... all together... more than -45- hundred victims have paid... more than.... -23- million dollars... to these scammers. and... don't forget... contact 13's call for action is ready to help you.... with a consumer problem. just contact one of our volunteers.... any weekday.... between -11- am and -1- p-m. our hotline number is 702-368- 2255. action news is following the latest developments on wall street. the markets saw another selloff today.. driven by another drop in oil prices. the dow lost 249 points. the sp500 and nasdaq were also down. stock prices have een tumbling
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levels not seen since 2003. that translates into cheaper gasoline for your family.. but it also means big losses for energy companies and anyone with a 401-k retirement account. rebecca jarvis chief business & economics correspondent "and if prices continue to drop, the biggest fear in the markets right now is that energy companies will start to default on their debt. it could be similar to our financial crisis in the great recession." another big concern is a volatilty in china. china's economic growth over the past year is at its lowest point in 25 years. nevada's unemployment rate took another slight dip.... in december.... falling to -6- point-4- percent. that's a new -7- year low.... construction..... leisure and the hospitality industry..... all showed the greatest growth.... in the state. the film industry continues to expand in las vegas. we'll look at the latest major hollywood production that had the strip shut down this morning. and... speaking of the strip... two las vegas hotels have been
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of the top 10 luxury hotels in channel 13.... actionnnews.... where "you ask, and we investigate". here's t do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male...? this is one of the jobs 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 in every job gets paid the same...
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i'm hillary clinton
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the next "bourne movie". part of the strip..... near "the aria" was shut down.... for the big car chase scene. production crews say.... they'll be out on the strip.... for the next few days shooting more scenes.... for the movie. that movie is scheduled.... to be released.... in july. here's a live look at citycenter.. where two of the hotels have some big bragging rights tonight. aria made the top-3 on the trip- advisor list of the top luxury hotels in the u-s. the new 2016 trip-advisor list came out today. and.. also making the top-10.. the mandarin oriental next.... on action news.. live at 6:30.. local business owners arming themselves.... to protect against a possible attack... how local officials are now pitching in to help businesses protect themselves against an active shooter situation. plus..
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michigan.. where authorities now believe they can pinpoint who's behind a scandal involving contaminated tap water. and for breaking news and weather updates anytime.. just download the free ktnv mobile app for your smartphone or tablet. we'll be right back.
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there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks 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,
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will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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