tv Action News 11pm ABC January 21, 2016 11:00pm-11:35pm PST
members of the nra and other supporters of second amendment rights....saying now, more than ever, americans want to feel protected and that taking away our guns and limiting our freedoms is not how to make america great again. "nat pop: make america great again" trump was appearing at the outdoor channel and sportsman channel's 16th annual awards ceremony as a guest...he took a moment to meet with reporters where he boasted about a recent surge in some polls...and mentioned that hes been gaining support within the party. he wouldnt name the people who backed him, but said they are important and there are many. this comes after trump held a
the government can only do so much. we've got to put people back to work." clinton began his day in denver today at a similar event and will continue his efforts on the west coast tomorrow with a planned stop in reno tomorrow night. reporting live, bryan callahan, channel 13 action news. the search is on tonight for the vandals who stole a piece of artwork from the container park downtown.. "the love locket" -- this well-known heart-shaped piece of artwork where visitors could attach their own lock to show that they were there -- was taken this morning. we're told the crooks apparently hooked up a truck to the front of the sculpture, tearing off the front of it.. a scattered mess was left behind, and the iconic art piece was destroyed. "sad to see a piece of it gone." right now... the downtown project says they just want to recover the missing pieces of the sculpture
snow-pocolypse.. it's bearing down on 60 million americans tonight. winter storm alerts are posted as a monster storm moves east. and that's now all. along with bilzzard warnings.. tornado watches and states of emergencies are in effect up and down the east coast. abc's david kerley has the very latest. tonight with a major storm bearing down... an early test failed. nats: spinning all the spinning, sliding, smashing turning the nation's capital into a nigthmare. pedestrians too.. watch this woman... highways... became parking lots sitting in his car, will lee is powerless as another vehicle comes sliding..and slamming into him... nats: crash. not once.... but twice.... nats: honk but now up to two feet of snow.. and blinding winds... are hours away. that first snow was no surprise... it was forecast...but local governments didn't treat many roads... our local station got stuck....
is a sheen of ice down here and that's the problem. so vehicles didn't realize that and there's crashes all over the place slick roads.. and not enough snow crews working... leading to an embarrassed mayor today... sot mayor muriel bowser/washington dc: we are very sorry for an inadequate response. not reassuring... with this even bigger blast... a blizzard.... quickly approaching the mid-atlantic.. expected to paralyze the region. nats: beep beep truck which is why salt trucks were being loaded... a full day before the big storm. and it's not just snow.. the chief meteorologist at our station wpvi in philadelphia... cecily tynan... this could be the biggest storm since sandy. sot: cecily tynan / wpvi for the delaware and jersey beaches this will be the greatest test since hurricane sandy. 65 mile an hour winds, 20 foot flooding. and inland, the fierce winds, blizzard, near white-out conditions so in belmar, new jersey... heavy equipment moving sand... creating a barrier to the coastal surge.
need shovels" the rush is on...at hardware stores... lines for shovels ...and snow melt... sot: gary koff dk: you set now? gk: that's 8.. two more coming... that will make 10." lines too for water... and food at stores... the warning is out... this storm could be a monster. abc's david kerley reporting. a live look at mccarran airport now where american airlines has already started taking flights off the board. flights to and from washington.. baltimore and new york are already canceled for tomorrow and saturday. if you're planning to head back east.. you can track your flight status at ktnv.com. homeowners are still outraged about their new solar energy plans. and tonight.... a meeting was held by solar n- gina lazara was there with the frustrated crowd and has more on their concerns. this meeting room usually has about half as many people for solar n-v's monthly informational meeting.
effect -- lots of angry people showed up. sot paul scott, solar user "im definitely upset about it. i've been on twitter and fb and ive called all of our legislators. and complained loudly and longly about it. and clearly we're not being listened to by the puc and they're not acting in our best interest." while all the information is still not clear... basically - what the change in rate means is.. if you have solar panels -- expect to pay anywhere from 100 to 300 bucks extra a year. sot guy snow, solar nv president "now we see that everybody is upset. now maybe we should go ahead and do a full study and see what we can do to get a factual buddy are -- they are trying to be proactive and optimistic about the lifestyle changes they will have to make. sot paul scott, solar user "one of the things i was looking at is a technology that would take efficiently and keep the pool warm during the summer" the president of solar n-v says that's going to be key. energy you're saving with your solar panels. don't wait and send it back to
that -- he says -- you'll be ok. sot guy snow, solar nv president "solar is not dead in the state of nevada we're still doing solar and solar is still alive." gina lazara channel 13 action news a video is going viral.. purportedly showing how easy it is to buy a gun in nevada. (around :36-:38) "did you ever buy a gun before? no. never." comedian steve hofstetter took the video along with a friend at a gun show in henderson. in it.. hoffstetter.. who is not a nevada resident.. makes it obvious to the saleswoman that his friend is buying the gun for him. he says it didn't slow the process down.. and within five minutes.. they walk out with a gun. "did he pass?" "i passed. i'm all good." "surprised the heck out of me. that's not long at all." hofstetter then shows how it's more difficult to rent a car or get a fishing license. he says he made the video to show why gun laws need to be tightened. you can watch the full video at ktnv.com. residents in one summerlin
when it comes to their safety! tonight... officials held a meeting to address concerns over crime..... after a string of break-ins and burglaries. one of the communities just hit.... is filled with seniors..... leaving some worried.. that they could have been targeted. the biggest tip from neighbors we spoke with today... stay alert... and... know what's going on.... in your neighborhood. metro has arrested this woman.... after a man was found shot to -37- year old.... michelle horn now faces charges of murder and robbery.... with a deadly weapon.. neighbors say... the home was being lived in.... by squatters. be prepared for more road closures tonight on the las vegas strip. this is a live look at las vegas boulevard at flamingo where road restrictions are in place for more film production. they'll be in place flamingo and tropicana until 5am. we've been telling you about this for nearly two weeks now. it's all for a new 'bourne' movie being filmed in las vegas. flames shoot into the air after a taxi catches on fire with several people inside.
moment it explodes.. as a witnesses captures the whole thing on his cell phone. plus... a disturbing secret..... involving a cop who is supposed to protect our kids.... has darcy spears digging deeper!!! this was a case our research tells us involved you personally. contact 13 investigates... what you need to know.. high clouds of increasing thickness will continue to push over southern nevada through the day ahead of our next weather system. tomorrow will suffer and remain
blowing out. it was one of six explosions recorded by a witness as he stood on his balcony. luckily.. everyone got out safely.. including an 80 year old passenger. a clark county school custodian is headed to prison..... after masturbating into a teacher's belongings.... dozens of times! but tonight.... an explosive.... contact 13 investigation reveals.. the case.... the school district doesn't you want you to hear!!! chief investigator.... darcy spears uncovers.... the school cop.... caught masturbating on campus.... in this action news exclusive. when custodian michael timothy skelton was caught on camera when custodian michael timothy skelton was caught on camera masturbating in a dondero elementary classroom in december, it was sergeant mitch maciszak's team making the arrest. 2:53 sgt. m: this was probably a first in the district that we've had this type of investigation. police say skelton admitted to about three dozen acts,
and not involving any children. 5:34 darcy on gopro: the ultimate goal in cases like this is what? 5:36 sgt. m.: well, we always like--like to see some type of outcome to where some type of sentence is imposed. either jail time--always jail time. skelton cut a plea deal, putting him behind bars for two years. then, he'll have to register as a sex offender. 7:31 gopro d: safe to say that ccsd police takes this type of incident--masturbatin g on school property--very seriously? 7:37 sgt. m: absolutely. we take all incidents seriously. any type of incident that could impact our children, our staff, our visitors of the school district, we want to make sure--like i said--they're safe when they come to our property. though maciszak says the skelton case is unique... 8:35 gopro darcy: our research suggests that this might not be an isolated incident. we asked maciszak to flash back to when he was a detective stationed at garside middle school. 8:43 darcy: this was a case that our research tells us
internal affairs investigation and masturbation at garside and pornography. 9:08 sgt. m: you're speaking of a personnel issue and i'm not comfortable speaking with that. it's something the ccsd police department has kept secret... until now. listen to this audio recording contact 13 obtained from a 2012 school police internal affairs investigation. 10:01 ia investigator courtney purcell/bureau of professional standards: a couple of years before that, while det. maciszak was working adult education at garside, art sturdivant, who used to be one of our officers but now works for henderson police, walked into the police office at garside and caught maciszak masturbating while watching pornography on his work computer. mike thomas: that's what art sturdivant told me, yes. darcy stand-up: i spoke to officer sturdivant, who told me about that day. he said he tried to use his key to get into the police office here at garside, but the chain lock on the inside blocked him from opening the door all the way. he saw maciszak jump back, bend over to cover himself and run into the back office. maciszak's belt was lying on the desk and there was asian pornography on the computer screen. 13:57 ia audio: the tech over at garside had constantly--it
knowledge--had constantly--that computer was always crashed. it had so much pornography on it that they had to constantly go in there and fix the problem. when we asked the district about the incident, they sent a written statement, which says, "concerns were brought forward, which were investigated administratively. appropriate action was taken." but in two cases, which both involved masturbating on school property, custodian michael skelton was arrested, charged and sent to prison. because no one blew the whistle on mitch maciszak, his case wasn't even investigated for years. that investigation started on the very day maciszak was promoted to sergeant. the outcome, our sources say? a letter of reprimand in a personnel file. 9:55 gopro darcy: as far as i know, this was a reprimand in the file and no criminal charges... 9:56 cam turns to captain ken
said, we talked about that, this is a personnel issue, so at this point we would have to conclude the interview. maciszak takes off his microphone, and leaves the maciszak. tomorrow on action news at 6, we expose a pattern of what sources call police protecting their own despite many instances of sexually inappropriate behavior on the job. darcy spears, channel 13 action news. we have posted..... darcy's entire interview.... with sergeant mitch maciszak.... on our website... at k-t-n-v dot com. we want to get you back to the breaking news we first brought you at the top of the hour.. metro is investigating a homicide right now near cheyenne and lamb. lets get out to action news reporter gina lazara.. gina--- high clouds of increasing
high clouds of increasing thickness will continue to push over southern nevada through the day ahead of our next weather system. temperatures overnight will benefit and will remain similar to last night - right around 40 but our afternoon highs tomorrow will suffer and remain cooler. highs will peak in the upper 50s under mostly cloudy, but dry, skies on friday. winds will increase out of the southwest on saturday as a dying cold front heads our
give the temperatures the kick they need to get back above 60 but the front will also bring a chance for showers later in the day. rain chances are spotty as of right now, and look to be better to the north and east, but they'll come during prime weekend celebration time - between 7pm saturday night and about 4am sunday morning. skies clear out sunday with
dry things out with another potentially stronger wind producer following on monday and tuesday. wednesday the skies finally still ahead on action news live at 11.. the number of pregnant women affected by a mosquito virus is on the rise. what you need to know. plus... video shows... a toddler running down a busy freeway.... in the pitch black.. coming up... how police say.... he got there in the first
their own rules.that's a toddler running down a busy highway. the officer says the 2-year old was in the middle of the
street when he pulled up. investigators later learned the child's parents were cleaning up at a nearby community center when the child ran out an open door. the toddler was returned safe to the parents.
there are now at least... a dozen reported cases of the zika virus.... in the united states.. the virus.... a mosquito born pathogen has been linked to a rise in birth defects... in brazil.. now... it's spreading across the u-s too.... prompting the c-d-c to release new guildlines... for pregnant women. under those guildles... women who recently traveled to areas..... where the virus is active and have at least two symptoms.... should be tested. the virus can cause under- developed heads and brains. coming up... mandalay bay has wrapped up.... a major project.. and.. a new tribute to our nation's veterans was unveiled today. we'll tell you when you'll be able to see it on permenant and as always.. for the latest overnight news along with traffic and weather updates.. be sure to tune-in to good morning las vegas.. we'll be right back.
hutveda lieutenant governor mark hutchinson unveiled a new tribute to our veterans today. the statue was unveiled at the shot show. hutchinson says it's a fitting honor to the men and women who've protected our freedom in the armed forces. 20:39:18 16 "they say a picture speaks a thousand words but a monument like this a statue
our liberties and our opportunities as americans." the monument will officially make its debut on memorial day at the corner of las vegas boulevard and north washington. m-g-m resorts says... the expansion of the mandalay bay convention center is complete. the -70- million dollar project will add.... more than.... 2 million square feet. the project was part of a multi-year project..... to upgrade the center and the mandalay bay resort. m-g-m says... it's $100 million dollar re- design of the resort's guest rooms is slated to be completed... next month. we'll be right back.... with a final look at your wake-up weather forecast. first.. here's jimmy kimmel with a preview of tonight's show.. right after action news.
temperatures overnight will benefit and will remain similar to last night - right around 40 but our afternoon highs tomorrow will suffer and remain cooler. highs will peak in the upper 50s under mostly cloudy, but news... live at 11.. but... stay with us.... for "jimmy kimmel live"... coming up next. our next reports begin at 4:30-am on good morning las vegas. thank you for watching.. and from all of us at channel 13.. good night.