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delays right now for numerous flights across the country. many airlines, though, have already issued waivers. good afternoon. i'm rikki cheese. washington d.c., just recovering from a smaller storm, now trying to get ahead of what could be a crippling blizzard as extreme weather begins to wreak havoc on the south. here's abc's lana zak in washington the snow is already falling... nats blanketing north carolina-- where the panthers are practicing for their nfc championship game still scheduled for sunday. and in lousiville, kentucky...a rare treat... "five sledding hills in our parks are up and running, if you want to get out and burn off some energy." but for all the wintery fun--concern too. with 70 million americans in the path of extreme weather. the storm making its way north--up 95-- at least two more deaths from road accidents in north carolina. and the nation's capitol in a lock- down. bowser: we have a forecast that i don't think we've had in 90 years. washington today, beginning to lock- down. drivers asked to stay off the roads, the dc metro
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closed-- 5928 //you need to be where you need to be by 3:00 up to 30 inches of snow predicted here--50 mile-an-hour winds....and store shelves in the new york area, almost 18- hundred snow plows are at the ready. (de blasio sot) tk extreme conditions facing coastal tynan / wpvi for the delaware and jersey beaches this will be the greatest test since hurricane sandy. // this nasa satellite shows the monster snowstorm growing by the hour. a live look outside right now where thankfully we're not dealing with what they're gearing up for on the east coast. let's go to chief meteorologist bryan scofield and 'weather
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a dying cold front is continuing to push through california but will get hung up in the sierra dropping the majority of its moisture in the throughout the overnight hours tonight and throughout the day saturday meaning mostly cloudy skies to start the weekend. temperatures will be warmer than the last couple days as some pre-frontal winds kick highs into the low 60s but winds won't be a big issue. a gust to 20 or so is possible but that's about it. the bigger story will be the shot for rain showers saturday night into early sunday morning as the trailing edge of the cold front drags through southern nevada. a mountain's edge home torn apart...
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action news reporter parker collins has the emotional interview you'll see only on action news. i want to take you through the timeline... he and his daughter walked in from the garage here. they knew something was wrong... they came this way flipped on the lights and saw the pantry door open when it shouldn't be... they moved that.. and found this... shattered glass everywhere. take vo someone had broken in. he says he heard them still in the house... so he took his daughter and bolted. he says he called police four times and waited hours for any response. take sot michael prescott, home burglarized 2:21:56-2:22:09 "the third time they then say 'we didn't know anybody's in
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i explain to them yes there's someone in the house. it's being burglarized. i'm here with my 4 year old daughter freezing on the street." he's missing thousands of dollars of stuff. he says he might have to move. in mountain's edge parker collins channel thirteen action news. breaking news right now. officials in canada say at least two people have been shot dead in a school in an aboriginal community in the canadian province of saskatchewan. the grade 7 through 12 school is in lockdown right now. authorities say there are other victims but did not say how many or what their conditions are. the school will remain on lockdown until police give an all clear. happening right now. police are searching for two masked men who attacked a woman. the whole thing happened in front of her own home in summerlin. town center. metro says the suspects approached the woman...threw
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point, a shot was fired, possibly grazing the victim. she wasn't seriously injured and didn't need to go to the hospital. also happening right now. metro is searching for a shooter on the run. this after someone is shot to death at apartment complex near cheyenne and lamb. investigators don't yet know if this was a random attack. an action news update now the pilot on that f-16 fighter jet that crashed in northwest arizona has been presumed dead. the jet was from luke air force base near phoenix. base officials say the pilot was from the taiwanese air force, and was flying alone during training. investigators are still trying to figure out what went wrong. a developing story this afternoon yet another solar company here in the valley is shutting down. premier solar solutions has announced it has closed its henderson office and lay off 66 employees. the move comes after the public utilities commission decided to increase nv energy bills for rooftop solar customers. solarcity and sunrun both cited that decision when they halted sales in nevada, laying off more than 650 employees. unlv has finalized a
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expand its campus 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 future u-n-l-v campus expansion. the land would also provide an allow them to play their homegames.... on campus. an action news update the film academy has announced reforms to adress its problems with diversity. the film academy is pledging to double the number of female and minority members by 2020, and will immediately diversify its leadership by adding three new seats to its board of governors. academy president cheryl boone isaacs announced the changes following a weeklong storm of criticism and calls for an oscar boycott after academy members nominated an all-white slate of actors for the second year in a row. las vegas strip headliner celine dion said her finaly goodbye to her husband rene angelil.
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montreal's notre dame basilica. thousands of fans, family and close friends showed up to support celine and her young children the flag at the quebec national assembly will fly at half staff today. angelil died last week of throat cancer at his home in henderson. he was 74-years-old. coming up, talk about road rage. a wokman absolutely loses it... ...after being denied a ride from an uber driver. video shows the doctor attacking and screaming at the driver. what she's saying about the attack. and a shocking sight in oregon. police rescue a 2 year old running down the highway. how the toddler ended up on the road in the first place. and a look at today's closing numbers.. the dow is up 211 points closing at 16,094
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down the middle of a highway. a sheriff's deputy came across the toddler along highway 101. it turns out the child slipped away from his parents. they were cleaning up after a
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center when the child slipped out through an open door. the child has been returned to his parents, who were frantically searching for him. no charges were filed. an uber driver in florida was attacked by an unruly passenger in florida. the rider was a medical resident in miami and the whole thing was caught on camera. abc's lauren lyster has more on this violent outburst. "get the in the car" an uber meltdown nats a florida woman, throwing papers... ...and punches (throws weak punch) ...in a confrontation with an uber driver on sunday. today, the woman seen in this video is identified as anjali ramkissoon-- a fourth-year neneology resident in miami. nats video - driver: can you call 911 please she's getting violent anjali: yea call 911 when ramkissoon jumped into an uber that wasn't hers, the customer who did order the car-started recording nats video - "get some help - seriously call 911" a clash
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driver going on for minutes she climbs into his car at one point, hurling insults (nats screaming) and personal items out the window person filming: "you have lost your mind" anjali: "i have lost my mind!" the driver igor belic-- speaking to local station wtvj igor belic sot - "she was erratic. she was screaming, cursing, calling me names." this isn't the first time an uber driver has been attacked - in october - this video surfaced of a former taco bell executive attacking his driver from the backseat as for ramkisoon...in and miami police telling abc news there was no incident report or arrest. but her employer jackson health system, releasing a statment overnight saying she "has been placed on administrative leave." adding they have "launched an internal investigation." to "determine if any disciplinary action will be taken, up to and including termination." tag: also, uber has suspended her account. ramkissoon, meanwhile, did not respond to abc's request for comment. lauren lyster abc news los why one woman is now facing
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charges over botox treatments. police in new zealand get some unexpected help during an hour long police chase. how a flock of sheep helped save the day. this is the last thing you'd
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you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
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take a look at the aftermath... of this crash into an indoor pool in massachusetts. the valet driver told police a rug when under a pedal, and he lost control... hit about 100 miles an hour, and went through a wall, and into the pool. luckily he landed in the shallow end, and was able to et out on his own. no charges have been filed, because police believe it was an accident. sheep save the day during a
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zealand. police say the chase started when a car carrying four people failed to stop. the chase went on for an hour and half until the car came across a huge mob of sheep in the road. officials say the driver did not try to run through the sheep. in all four people were arrested... including a 14-year-old boy and girl. they were charged in the police chase and with theft for getting gas and not paying for it. a massive winter storm hitting the east coast is wreaking havoc at airports across the country a united airlines flight slid off a runway at o'hare airport in chicago this morning. there were 179 passengers and six crew members on board. fortunately no injuries were reported. adlib let's go to chief meteorologist bryan scofield and 'weather first.' a dying cold front is continuing to push through california but will get hung up in the sierra dropping the majority of its moisture in the mountains.
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vegas tonight and tomorrow which will slowly thicken throughout the overnight hours tonight and throughout the day saturday meaning mostly cloudy skies to start the weekend. temperatures will be warmer than the last couple days as some pre-frontal winds kick highs into the low 60s but winds won't be a big issue. a gust to 20 or so is possible but that's about it. the bigger story will be the shot for rain showers saturday night into early sunday morning as the trailing edge of the cold front drags through southern nevada. rain showers will be very light and won't drop more than a couple hundredths of an inch in the valley and will do so in the overnight hours so impacts will be negligible, but it could affect some late night plans. skies clear out for sunday with colder air aloft keeping temperatures cooler, expect
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and monday with another weak, dry, system moving through the area monday bringing some more high clouds. dynamics with that system are weak so it'll mostly be a wind producer especially late monday into tuesday when winds will be the strongest. right now winds don't look too crazy, just a few gusts to about 20 or 25mph in the valley but the colorado river valley could see gusts in excess of 40mph on tuesday. later in the week high pressure takes over with clear skies and temperatures quickly increasing into the mid 60s by thursday and friday. some people will do just about
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nicole brown, a woman in st. petersburg florida is accused of walking out of different cosmetic surgery offices and walking out without paying. authorites say she racked up thousands of dollars worth of procedures. "fifteen, twenty minutes went by, and we're like, 'she left'" she carried herself well while she was here; she really did fool us." "when she went to pay she said, 'oh, i left my credit card in the car,'" detectives quickly realized some similarities to a crime that happened at a doctor's office just five miles away a few months earlier.
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figure out who she was through paper work she filled out brown is charged with two felonies including grand theft. a former alaskan airlines pilot accused of, get this, being drunk on the job. after putting countless lives in danger, he's speaking out, saying he never had a drink before flying. you're watching channel 13 action news, where you ask, and we investigate. stay with us a former airline pilot is
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you see a lot of interesting things on the job. but i'll never forget the day we tried rescuing a man... ...who was rescuing a kite. we tried everything. then jack came to the rescue. with a chipotle chicken club combo for $4.99. that combo was the real hero that day. a craveable combo to the rescue. spicy, all-white meat chicken with chipotle sauce on toasted sourdough.
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flying drunk! that pilot is 60-year-old david hans arnston. prosecutors say he flew two alaskan airlines flights from san diego to portlad back in 2014, while intoxicated. his blood alcohol content was .134 and .142 for those flghts. the f-a-a has a rule you can't drink 8- hours before flying. sot john nance: alcohol and
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an airline pilot simply cannot have alcohol in their blood period. sot john nance: the faa says .004 but most airlines say none at all court documents show arntson told officials at alaskan airlines he "didn't know how it was possible because he had not had anything to drink." but in a statement to abc news, alaskan airlines says "arntson resigned after the incident before he could be fired." an action news update on the bill cosby sexual assault scandal- the legendary comedian is no longer facing a defamation lawsuit in pennsylvania. the judge threw out the suit filed by a woman back in october. she said by dismissing her claims cosby sexually assaulted her... he defamed her to the media. hill is one of more than 50 women who have accused cosby of sexual assault. a contact 13 consumer alert this afernoon the c-d-c says one person has died and about a dozen others were sickened from a listeria outbreak linked to dole salads. the salads were made at a dole processing plant in springfield, ohio. the salads are sold under several brands, including dole,
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marketside, the little salad bar and president's choice. the manufacturing code on the package starts with the letter "a." the cdc says customers should not eat the salad from those bags. a lot more news coming up on including the latest on that monster winter storm hitting the east coast. states of emergency have now been declared in 5 states. and we'll have the latest from the campaing trail with democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton is facing some stiff competition from bernie sanders. right now on action news live at 3:30..
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the state supreme court help parents out of limbo.. and address the legal fight involving education savings accounts. plus... a day after campaigning here in the valley, donald trump is surging in the polls. this as hillary clinton continues to feel the heat from millions of people in 22 states are bracing for a long.. cold weekend as a powerful winter storm bears down on the east coast.. and this one could live up to the dire predictions. that storm is already paralyzing many areas in the northeast with high winds.. low wind-chill factors.. and a lot of snow.
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