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weather...greg is tracking our forecast in the weather center... greg? we have a brief pause in between fronts within southern nevada. partly cloudy skies will still be common today with high temperatures in the upper 50s and lower 60s. winds will be mild but rain chances will be lacking.
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reporting on for years... several people have died at this northeast intersection. action news reporter parker collins is live at sloan and lake mead with what's finally being done. parker? we've done several stories about this right here... i did a little research this morning... and i found several people who had been hit or even killed right here. it's incredibly busy over here... i mean there's a fire station and a park within walking distance. today they're putting a stop light here...
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turns down at lake mead and mount hood. this has been years in the making. a petition was going around back in 2012 for change in this who each own one of the roads. they're paying for this with fuel revenue indexing... that's money you're already shelling out at the pump for gas. reporting live parker collins channel thirteen action news. new this morning... a motorcycle rider recovering in the hospital this morning after a wreck. that motorcyclist was taken to the hospital after a crash near centennial center and tropical parkway. police say the rider had non-life threatening injuries...so good news there... vacant businesses along sahara and maryland parkway are boarded up this morning...neighbors are relieved saying the area was turning into a "homeless conno."
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after action news contacted the county about the property. the building was full of squatters when we checked it out last friday. people at neighboring businesses say they moved in after a remodel about a month ago. county commissioner chris giunchigliani was there as the repairs were being made and says the county needs to be more aggressive in dealing with squatters in vacant buildings. chris giunchigliani clark county commissioner 18.14.02.0 "we have to look at our timelines for letting people get away with this garbage, because that what it is. it trashes it for everybody." troy heard onyx theater 18.22.52.0 "i hope they find owner will be billed for the work that was done to secure the building. right now...police are searching for a robber on the run. police say the suspect entered a business near rainbow and charleston with a weapon and stole several items before taking off. if you recognize this man please contact police. a woman is facing murder charges in the 2014 death of her 11- year-old son... investigators say shavon aguilar shot her son.. israel..
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according to police.. she was laying next to the fifth grader and whispered "i love you" before pulling the trigger. action news contacted the d-a's office to find out why there was a delay in the indictment.. but we were told the case cound't be discussed because the victim was a child. a developing story on the east coast this morning... folks there keeping their eyes to the sky...gearing up for what could be a storm of historic proportions. millions of americans are in that storm's pathway...snowfall is already making for a traffic nightmare...and the brunt of it isn't even being felt yet. overnight...motorists were seen slamming and crashing into one another.... less than two inches of snow was enough to even delay the president....his return to the whitehouse was put on hold because of the weather. in maryland....cars were stuck on the roadways for hours...and in west virginia, utility companies are gearing up for a "lights out" scenario. sot phil moye / spokesperson appalachian power: "the thing that has us worried abotu this
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and potential for wet snow...." there's a lot of winter storm watches stretching from boston to north carolina this morning.... in d.c, crews are tripling the amount of plows available...state officials are urging people there to take precautions. new details this morning... about an urgent search to find a toddler who went missing in the brutal cold in tennessee. little noah chamberlain hasn't been seen since last thursday. but overnight...authoriti es said they found evidence in the woods...that leads them to believe that he is nearby. this is all unfolding as that dangerous winter storm moves in...threatening to dump inches of snow. the temperatures are so cold.. that volunteershave only been allowed to search for one hour at a time. time now is x:xx ---residents of flint michigan demanding answers and action into solving a devastating water crisis in flint michigan demanding answers and action into solving a devastating water crisis in their town....
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moves to help.....we'll tell you what they're doing. plus the oscars backlash continues... this morning, an exclusive interview with will smith on good morning america....we hear part of what he's saying , next. turning to the latest
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is leaving residents in the
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and demanding action.. just last night..michigan lawmakers approved emergency funding to deal with the ongoing crisis. the state house has okayed -28- million dollars to help address lead contamination in the city's tap water. but the flint mayor says that's just a drop in the bucket. it's going to take at least a billion dollars to the fix the infrastructure and deal with public health problems. an uproar over the lack of diversity at "the oscars" is picking up steam this morning.... members of the academy are speaking out.... defending the controversial... oscar votes. all of us are racists is extremely offensive." director spike lee and actress jada pinkett-smith are boycotting hollywood's big night... and this morning....actor will smith weighing in during an exclusive interview on good morning america the nominations reflect the academy, the academy reflects the industry, reflects
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industry reflects america. it reflects a series of challenges that we are having in our country at the moment. you can catch the interview in its entirety coming up later this morning on "good morning america" starting at 7 a-m right after good morning las vegas. just into our newsroom overnight... an update on celine dion... the superstar singler is scheduled to return to her las vegas show on february 23rd at ceasars palace. dion is morning the loss of her husband, rene angelil died of cancer last wee at age 73..and only a couple days later, her brother died of cancer as well.
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time for celine..todd and beth... time now is x:xx ---former president bill clinton will be in our city today trying to help his wife, hillary clinton, become president...... sot - clinton you've been good to me. you've been good to our family. i trust you. this morning..hillary is facing an uphill battle in a key state..we'll tell you how the clinton camp is reacting. latest rain chances are in and have moved throughout the seven day forecast.
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the umbrellas ready coming up
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partly cloudy skies will still be common today with high temperatures in the upper 50s and lower 60s. winds will be mild but rain chances will be lacking. we will hold this patter through friday but by saturday night, a new front begins to pass overhead. heavy clouds are expected all day saturday and sunday morning
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night into sunday morning. slight drop in temperatures to the mid and upper 50s on sunday is expected along with breezy conditions sunday late afternoon into monday morning. high pressure looks to build in for a few days next week; holing off any new forming fronts from the pacific. this allows for a drying period and mainly sunny skies return to the valley along with low
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thanks jess....sticking to the roadways this morning...and a new report from state auditors...saying cab riders were overcharged last year by a whopping 47-million dollars! auditors discovered cabs were
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to use a credit card when it shouldn't be more than 90-cents. and rates were increased even as gas prices were coming down. . shifting to the race for the white house...former president bill clinton... expected to be in the valley today...as he continues to help his wife, hillary clinton, on the campaign trail... the former president is scheduled to appear at a rally this evening at advanced technologies academy. doors will open at 6 thirty and the event begins at 7 fifteen. if you want to go, you still have some time to rsvp...just to me. you've been good to our family. i trust you. bill clinton just coming off spending time in new hampshire where bernie sanders is widening his lead over hillary. it seems the vermont sanders is getting a little "homefield advantage" in the granite state. a new poll shows sanders with his biggest lead yet.. a new hillary clinton ad highlights her experience..but sanders is saying experience is everything. he said quote "dick cheney had
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of this ahead of the new hampshire primary... now less than a month away... republican presidential candidate donald trump is expected to touch down in las vegas as well today... the frontrunner is holding a rally at 1 p-m at the south point. he's also scheduled to make an appearance at the "outdoor sportsman awards show" at the that's happening at 7 this evening... the donald is enjoying his biggest lead yet in new hampshire...leading by 20 points...and he's also enjoying the company of his new partner, sarah palin... the politician turned reality star is joining in...helping the reality star turned politician... sot-palin (last night): so no, we're not going to chill. in fact, it's time to drill, baby, drill down and hold these folks accountable but not everything is going as planned...the trump campaign announced palin would be at a morning rally in iowa yesterday...but she never
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that's not stopping at some hinting that maybe palin will be tapped as trump's pick for v.p.... sot-trump (today) [phoner with today] i don't think she'd want to do it. i don't think she'd want to do it. you know, i don't even think of vp right now and i just want to win. meanwhile, trump's rival, senator ted cruz is gaining support from conservative tv host glenn beck and reality star phil robertson this just in... new york post cover "this weekend will be whiter than the oscars" time now is x:xx ---what's in
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the only thing that hollywood overseas....what's causing this
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hitting levels not seen since 2014. abc's kendis gibson and marci gonzalez have this morning's business headlines, from new york < america's money wall street- markets plunged, rallied and then fell again to continue the worst start to a year in history, but experts say the turmoil on wall street may be nearing an end - for now. (will show closing numbers in graphic) hoverbard warning- the us consumer product safety commission released a statement on their investigation into hoverboards. episode viii," the next
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saga and sequel to mega blockbuster "star wars: the force awakens," has been moved from its scheduled release date of may 26, 2017 to december 15, studded night at planet hollywood.. night at planet hollywood.. jennifer lopez is starting her las vegas residency at the hotel...and she's kicking it off in style! news)gfx we're following breaking news
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a manhunt underway for a shooter.... action news reporter yasmeen hassan is live near lake mead and hollywood with the latest on the investigation.
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the woman accused of intentionally plowing through a crowd of people with her car along the strip was in court for a short time... lakeisha holloway appeared at a hearing for less than five minutes. holloway is facing 71 charges in the deadly crash. she faces two charges for each
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including attempted murder. she is also being charged with murder for the death of 32-year-old jessica valenzuela plus child abuse and neglect charges. her attorney answered questions about holloway's mental state. joseph abood, defense 2:09:28-2:09:35 "she's doing she's still in a difficult state of mind. i'm not sure there's much more we can add to that." three of those victims remain in this hospital...holloway will be back in court in two weeks. now to a story you asked us to investigate... several viewers are asking for streetlights in their neighborhood to be fixed, but are being left in the dark,, with no action or answers. car crashes early last year knocked down street lights at buffalo and gomer and buffalo and blue diamond and they still haven't been fixed. 13.34.31 i know for sure that they hoa would never allow a resident to have something in disrepair 37 in their front yard that's visible to the community 39 so why should the master developer be allowed to have this sit there for so long
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the master developer says their first priority was to fix downed lights along buffalo south of mountain's edge parkway this summer. they also say they're facing road blocks from insurance companies that would give them the money they need and other construction projects are slowing them down but the light poles will eventually be fixed. jennifer lopez..taking her talents to planet hollywood! the singer and actress kicked off her new show in style..with a celebrity filled red carpet event. our crews were there for all the lights, cameras and action. we caught up with las vegas staple, holly madison, who came out to show her support. holly madison . "im really excited, ive heard this show is the best show in vegas so im really excited to see it" it appears everything went smoothly for the show's kickoff. j.lo's residency runs now through february 9th and then picks up again in may and june! homeowners are not happy this
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energy plans! when solar panels were first introduced - many people were excited for their potential to reduce monthly electricity fees. but...in the last month, all of that has changed. one woman reached out to action news after she says she closed on her home - signing a 20-year lease for the solar panels that
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just seven days later nevada commissioners adopted the policy to increase fixed electricity fees for solar users and reduce the rate nv energy pays solar homeowners for putting excess power back on the grid. "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." (from 6pm pkg) rachael mckinnon angry homeowner we spoke to sunrun... they promise customers who signed a lease before january first will maintain their original energy rates. ahead today... talks about the clark county school district breaking up into smaller precincts are ongoing... tonight you have your chance to make your voice heard. henderson is hosting a feedback meeting tonight from 4:30 to 6:30 at the convention center. people will be able to share their thoughts, as well as learn more about how splitting the district would work. if you can't make it, there's an online survey where you can share your thoughts. we'll put the link on our website.
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trouble for the hoverboards this morning... this house fire you see....a hoverboard is to blame... we'll tell you what happened... latest rain chances are in and have moved throughout the seven day forecast. ill show you what day to have the umbrellas ready coming up
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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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we have a brief pause in between fronts within southern nevada. partly cloudy skies will still be common today with high temperatures in the upper 50s through friday but by saturday night, a new front begins to pass overhead. heavy clouds are expected all day saturday and sunday morning
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night into sunday morning. slight drop in temperatures to the mid and upper 50s on sunday is expected along with breezy conditions sunday late afternoon into monday morning. high pressure looks to build in for a few days next week; holing off any new forming fronts from the pacific. this allows for a drying period and mainly sunny skies return to the valley along with low 60s by tuesday. thanks greg...
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up...taking a ride around the city on a bike might sound fun! taking a bike ride is about to
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convenient....the city's first bike sharing system is set to arrive in downtown las vegas... the program will arrive this summer and have 1 hundred 80 bikes stationed all over the downtown area. all you have to do is pick one are choices and especially when you're in an area like downtown and you have so many attractions that are relatively close to one another, you want to enable free movement between those attractions and that's what a bike share system does," david swallow, the senior director of engineering and technology rtc details aren't final.. but it's expected to cost about 80-dollars a year to take part in the program. that will give you unlimited rides for up to 30 minutes. the idea is to help reduce pollution.. connect people to the the rtc plans to have the first 10 stations in place by the end of august.. then hopefully expand from there. a consumer alert this morning.... concerns about hoverboards are at an all time high right now...after these popular toys are causing serious problems.
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california.. flames pouring out of it. fire officials say the blaze started in a little girl's room where she was charging her hoverboard, and they believe it caught fire. a neighbor caught the whole thing on his cell phone. the family's two dogs were killed in the fire, and this morning, the homeowner has a message for all parents out there david carpenter, fire victim you never know what's gonna happen....i didn't see it coming of course...just always be careful for the parents out there...it could've happened in the middle of the night...i could've lost my daughter. in the wake of these terrifying incidents, amazon is offering refunds for anyone who bought hoverboards from them. and a recall you need to know about... microsoft is recalling a large number of surface pro power cords. they're prone to overheating...when they're wound too tightly, or twisted. details on how to exchange the cords for new ones will be released soon. tax time is here and there's a new warning...thieves are on the prowl..trying to steal your refund! here's some things you need to know to protect yourself and
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choose a tax preparer wisely...keep an eye out for an irs preparer tax identification number. next, never sign a blank tax return. tax time is also prime season for identity theft. don't your personal information over the phone or online unless you started the conversation and confirmed the identity of your who's doing your taxes. another seems like a good thing -- but it's not. irs records pointing to more wages than actually earned. it could mean someone is using your information -- to steal your money. good news for walmart employees....the company says many of its u-s workers are in for a raise! walmart and sam's clubs employees hired before the start of the year will soon earn at least 10 dollars an hour. more than a million u-s workers will get the pay raise starting february 20th. walmart says the latest round of hikes means the average hourly wage of a full-time employee is just over 13
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but critics say the pay raises are nothing more than a publicity stunt. unions and workers' groups are lobbying for a so-called "living wage" of 15 dollars an hour. workers right here in the silver state might soon see more money in their state might soon see more money in their pockets. a carson city judge says a proposed ballot measure to gradually raise nevada's minimum wage to $13 dollars can move forward. but not everybody is happy...the las vegas chamber of commerce isn't supporting the measure... right now, nevada's minimum wage is at 8 25 an hour... supporters must now gather more than 55 thousand signatures to get the proposal on novmeber's ballot. local businesses are stepping up...taking precautions after an increase of active shooter situations across the country... a training session was held right here in the valley.... by "the chamber of commerce" and law enforcement coaching businesses.... in - 3- tactics... run...
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the training comes..... just over a month after a man walked into a san bernardino holiday party.... killing - 14- people. officials say... they wanted to hold the training in case.... something like san bernardino were to ever happen.... here in las vegas. 17:51:09:01 it's a very sad reality that we face that businesses are confronted with potential active shooter situations officials say... they wanted to focus on small businesses...... since they make up.... such a large portion of the downtown community. but also because.... they can be the most vulnerable.... to an attack. new this morning... a volunteer for presidential candidate ben carson is speaking out about a terrifying crash that took the life of a young man...and injured two others...while they were campaigning for carson in iowa... aaron ohnemus "i just kept thinking, 'this cant be how it goes, this is out of a movie, this has got to be pretend right?'" that's aaron ohnemus (on-uh- miss)...recounting the moments
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was struck by a truck. 25-year-old braden joplin was killed in that crash... ben carson tweeted this picture he took with joplin...at an even in nebraska, carson spoke about memories of the young man...calling him energetic ben carson presidential candidate you know, life is so fleeting, and we have to make the most of every bit of it that we can." carson cancelled some of his campaign events this week because of the crash... he flew joplin's family out from texas, as well and spent some time with his family in nebraska. time now is x:xx ---it's the season for avalanches.... across the west, experts are warning skiers and snowboarders to be aware...and the dangers don't end when winter does...we'll explain, next.
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for avalanches. nats - friend (yells) / christian! :02 - 0:07 that's video of snowboarder christian michael mares..narrowly escaping a big avalanche. two people have been killed just this week in the western u.s. because of avalanches. avalanche experts say the danger increases with each new snowstorm. but that danger does not pass with the storm... avalanches can be triggered all the way into late spring. so if you head to the mountains, be safe out there! right greg? we have a brief pause in between fronts within southern nevada. partly cloudy skies will still be common today with high temperatures in the upper 50s and lower 60s. winds will be mild but rain
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a landmark for women in professional sports -- and a first for the a landmark for women in professional sports -- and a
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national football league. the buffalo bills have hired kathryn smith as a full-time special teams coach. she is the first full-time female assistant coach in the history of the n-f-l. in an announcement posted on the team's website, head coach rex ryan said smith has worked with the team on a part-time basis for seven years. ryan lauded smith's knowledge and commitment in earning the promotion. sticking with the nfl...four teams gearing up for a big weekend in playoff action. the denver broncos and new england patriots are back on the field, getting ready for the a-f-c championship. there's been alot of back and forth between broncos and patriots players this week..but yesterday, legendary quarterbacks peyton manning and tom brady spoke to the media and had nothing but respect ahead of the pairs 17th matchup. i think playing someone 17 times is pretty cool especially someone as great as him..
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he plays the position the way it's supposed to be played peyton manning broncos quarterback right now, the patriots are three point favorites at westgate sportsbook. the game kicks off sunday at 12 oh five. on the nfc side of things...the panthers and cardinals are getting ready for their big game... it's been awhile since either of these times have been in the super bowl... the cardinals were last in the big game in 2009 when they lost to the steelers...as for the panthers, it's been over 10 years! their last appearance was 2004 against the patriots. both teams are eyeing the lombardi trophy..neither team has ever won a super bowl. android lovers...listen up...details are emerging this morning about the new samsung galaxy s-seven. it's topping our stories now trending. online reports claim the smartphone will feature a 5 point 1 inch screen...barely smaller than the new iphone... all the details are coming soon... the phone is expected to be unveiled next month... cookie lovers...get your sweet
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there's a new flavor of oreo cookie. nabisco's cinnamon-bun flavored cookies has officially hit the market. buzz about the flavor's release has been circulating for three months. fans rejoiced on social media when the cookies were spotted in stores. the company also says it will be re- releasing red velvet oreos in time for valentine's day you can check out all of the stories that are trending today.. just head to the "now trending" section of our web site, ktnv.com. time now is x:xx --- coming up at 6... we're tracking all your top stories here in the valley.... and dayna is tracking all your breaking news... that's right... new sound from trump...blasting
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new numers came out last night.. ahead of a two-day campaign
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loose.
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the very latest from police. we'll tell you what happened while you were asleep. and celebrities.. waking up in vegas this morning, after going to jennifer lopez big deput on the strip! we'll take you right onto the red carpet! yeah and i'm following all the big reaction to her show.. but first.. let's start with our forecast-- greg? we have a brief pause in between fronts within southern nevada. partly cloudy skies will still be common today with high temperatures in the upper 50s and lower 60s. winds will be mild but rain chances will be lacking. we will hold this patter through friday but by saturday night, a new front begins to pass overhead. heavy clouds are expected all day saturday and sunday morning with possible rain saturday night into sunday morning. slight drop in temperatures to the mid and upper 50s on sunday
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