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let's get started with a weather first check with carlo falco! good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) an update to an officer involved shooting on the
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a fun friday night turns into to panic-- as a man starts waving a gun at people in front of the bellagio. new video surfacing this morning of that suspect being arrested.... you can see cops gathering there in the distance surrounding the suspect on the ground...this is video sent to our newsroom overnight.... a peaceful and fun friday night at the bellagio turned chaotic-- when gun shots rang out... :05 nats from shooting you can hear the gun shots right there... the suspect is in police custody this morning, and faces on the boulevard... taking a live look...out at the
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open on the boulevard... traffic in both ways....is back open on the boulevard... taking a live look...out at the strip...
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as you can imagine though, the traffic situation was a nightmare last night. metro had to section off harmon all the way down to flamingo... chopper 13 first in the air last night..giving looks of traffic and the scene of the shooting. another big trouble spot last night for drivers...was the 15 as people were waiting to get off the flamingo exit but couldnt turn east. but, everything back to normal this morning, so that's the good news. as we said, alot of visitors were nearby when the shooting happened.... which makes it exceptionally difficult for an officer. action news spoke with retired metro lieutenant.. and action news crime and safety expert randy sutton. he says metro officers train extensively on how to stop a threat.. while being aware of what else is in the direction of their gunfire. (in- :33 "police officers are trained extensively on any collateral damage.. and they want to minimize or eliminate it if at all possible.. so if they're using their weapon in the heat of the moment.. it's of utmost importance.") lieutenant sutton --says most
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face a situation like last nights in their entire careers--but they still train for it on a regular basis. right now, a blizzard is barreling down on the east coast. more than 2 feet of snow is expected in our nation's capital..... .....there have been thousands of crashes and this massive storm has already turned deadly. abc's kenneth moton has the latest from the target of the storm...washington, dc. (kenneth standup) the snow has been steady here in dc....the bulls eye of this storm. it is piling up this morning and this blizzard is just getting started. (pkg) blizizard blast... nats blinding, white out conditions, heavy snow and bone chilling winds... this morning, there are blizzard watches and warnings from dc to new york. airports in the northeast closed...thousands of flights
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sot wendy harrisair traveler can't wait to get out of town in philadelphia, the streets are covered...a snow emergency is in effect. in dc, it's predicted to be the biggest blizzard since the 1920s...more than 2 feet of snow expected. sot: mayor bowser/washington dc this is a major storm with of snow in the south. stranded in the cold, emergency shelters are open. nats carolina snow plow in the carolinas, georgia and working overtime. there have been thousands of crashes...several people have died. sot scottie sheltonsnow plow ice underneath. i've slid several times this morning in my dump truck. emergency crews have also been working around to clock...to save even our 4 legged friends. nats come on milo in fairfax station, virginia, this large saint bernard named milo fell through the ice in this freezing lake. firefighters jumped into action, rescued the dog and got
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(kenneth standup close) this storm has already left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark..crews are working to restore power. here in dc, people have been told to stay off the streets because it's only going to get worse. kenneth moton, abc news washington. the storm's impact being felt here at home.... air travel becoming a real problem for those trying to go to the east coast...or fly into mccarran from the east coast. across the nation so far, more than 65 hundred flights have been cancelled... 32 are cancelled for today at mccarrann... and take a look at this map from flight aware dot com...showing where the biggest trouble spots are at this hour... the northeastairports at a near stand still.... for information on flights leaving las vegas...head to mccarran international's website... we'll also keep you updated on any flight cancellations through out the morning.
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coming up... it just gets worse for folks in flint, michigan.. next, we'll tell you what a hospital found traces of in their water supply. plus, several colonoscopy patients may have been exposed to a deadly disease...we'll explain...next. first, let's check in with carlo...
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we're tracking the latest weather develpoments on the east coast for you... right now a live look at ....the u.s. capitol.... you can barely see the capitol rotunda! more images coming in overnight of the storm... downtown philadelphia..deserte d...the roads ice packed and covered in snow... and in london city, kentucky..interstate 75...completely iced over and covered in snow...making it impossible for motorists to pass...
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legionnaires' disease is the latest health issue linked to
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water in flint, michigan. the city's mc-laren hospital says it found low levels of legionnaires bacteria in its water system. hospital administrators saw a spike in legionnaires cases after the city switched to a different water source...two years ago. the switch was also linked to an increase in lead levels in water, which created a citywide crisis. since then-- some patients have died. but a state health official says there's still no evidence the water source change-- caused the legionnaires' cases. the disease is a respiratory infection usually spread through mist. close to three-hundred colonoscopy patients in massachusetts may have been exposed to a potential deadly disease. the patients received the procedure at baystate noble hospital in westfield in 20-12 and 20-13. officials say there was a possibility to exposure to h-i-v, as well as hepatitis "b"
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that's because the colonoscopy instruments were not properly disinfected. but the hospital still says there's relatively little chance that patients were actually infected. (dr. stanley strzempko, baystate noble hospital): "i am extremely confident that patients were at low risk, but now our job is to be certain that there were no patients harmed. that's the testing phase. hope to have that wrapped up in days to weeks." the hospital has notified the patients that they need to be screened for those diseases. straight ahead... is hillary clinton feeling the pressure in new hampshire and iowa? we'll show you how she's reacting to bernie sanders' latest surge in the polls. you're watching good morning las vegas on channel 13. we'll be right back on this saturday
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it's all about the ground game abc's cecilia vega take us inside -- to see how both sides plan to get out the vote. in iowa, the final push. nats- inside a campaign. some polls showing bernie sanders now on top in the hawkeye state? and his campaign - trying to keep it that way sot rania batrice: we joke if you can stand or sit you can caucus. at his des moines headquarters? supporters working the phones in a race against the clock.. nats: are are just calling to confirm you are a sanders supporter two hours away in cedar rapids nats cv: hi.. whoa you guys are busy here inside clinton's camp... nats: so how many people are you calling today.. this phone bank has 170 people there aren't enough chairs for all the volunteers nats: they said they will caucus in iowa? it all comes down to getting supporters to caucus. sanders has 27 field offices.. clinton- 26 more than 100 paid sanders staffers.. clinton's camp won't reveal how many? but each side does says
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to get out the vote from this clinton office alone...they say thousands of calls a day.. even more door knocks sot diana: it's about neighbers talking to neighbors, friends talking to friends, building that relationship but just outside.. in one front yard after the republicans...donald trump shifiting his focus...and tone... hoping to unite americans...and make people "happy" again. the frontunner...opening up a big lead among g-o-p presidential hopefuls.. in a new ad, the donald sounding more like a mature statesman bringing his message of unity.... nats trump campaign video "i will bring our country together. we will be unified. we will be one. we will be happy again." but trump is causing a civil war within his own party... the conservative national review, issued a special edition called "against trump," including articles from 22 conservative leaders from the reagan days to the tea party
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calling it a publicity stunt. and now getting in on the barbara bush... nats -barbara ad when push comes to shove people are going to realize jeb has real solutions. rather than talking about how popular they are, how great they are. bush taking a little shot at trump's ego in hopes of gaining support for her son, jeb. time now... for the latest consumer news... from contact -13-. if you were one of the lucky netflix subscribers that got grandfathered in to the old cost.... when they hiked prices back in october... well...your luck is about to run out. the streaming service announced in their fourth-quarter letter to investors.... that the price will soon jump.... from 7-99 to 9-99... a month. no word yet.... on an exact date. chipotle is trying to make good with its customers following the recent -e- coli and salmonella outbreak...
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they're offering you a discount.... to have them cater your party..... for this year's super bowl. they'll take.... -50- dollars off... the discount is valid.... for one- time use only. now to a consumer alert... a recall is in effect for various brands of packaged salad -- that could be linked to a deadly listeria outbreak. the c-d-c says twelve people were hospitalized in six states, shown here. one patient died from the listeria infection. officials say all the patients ate packaged salads that came from a dole processing plant in springfield, ohio. dole has issued a voluntary recall for all its salads showing the manufacturing code you see here. the important identifier is the letter "a" at the beginning. if you see that, throw the salad away. the salads were sold under these brands: dole, fresh selections, simple truth, marketside, the little salad bar, and president's choice. that's a lot to remember, so
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f-d-a dot gov, c-d-c dot gov, or dole dot com. this is the last thing.... you'd want the valet to do to your car! take a look at the aftermath of this crash.... into an indoor pool in massachusetts. the valet driver told police.... a rug went under a pedal... and he lost control... he hit about a hundred miles an hour... and... went through a wall--into luckily.... he landed in the shallow end, and was able to get out on his own. no charges have been filed.... because police believe... it was an accident. and.... sheep save the day..... during a high speed police chase.... in new zealand. police say.... the chase started.... when a car carrying -4- people.... failed to stop. the chase went on for an hour and half..... until the car came across a
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officials say... the driver did not try to run through the sheep. in all... -4- 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. good morning las vegas.. still ahead this morning... we take a look at how the gun industry is cashing in on women.... community leaders gathering in summerlin...helping their residents better prepare for break-ins at their homes... the details on the meeting,
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conditions... we'll show you how las vegas is planning to help those in need. .. and turning to that storm... this is what things are looking like in.... baltimore, maryland...you can see the camera kind of bouncing around there... some areas on the east coast seeing over 80 mile an hour winds at this hour...
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this massive storm all morning. good morning las vegas! i'm lesley marin the time now is 5:30 a-m on this saturday january 23! let's get started with a weather first check with carlo falco! good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) turning to a story you'll only
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an infant is dead...and... a valley father is facing first degree murder charges. action news spoke with the mother of 4-month-old... de-vonte lewis. the infant died... back in december. according to the arrest report... devonte lewis senior was at
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and police believe.... he was under the influence of alcohol. he says... he fed the baby.... put him to sleep and later discovered he was limp. according to police... doctors found bruises all over the baby.... along with a skull fracture. the mother says she's not assuming anything, but doesn't know if she supports him. there's a "go-fund-me account set up.... to help the mother. if you want to donate... we've posted the information on our website... at k-t-n-v dot com. turning to another story you'll only see.... on action news.... a valley man and his daughter... their home.... near mountains edge and fort apache. the man says.... he came home with his -4- year old..... to find his back door busted.... he could hear sounds coming from upstairs... so he took his daughter and its what happened next.... that has him fuming. the father says.... he called police... four times for help... but... by....
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michael prescott, home burglarized 2:20:48-2:21:00 "my daughter said 'daddy, what happened to the door? somebody broke into our house,' and then we could hear somebody upstairs. at that point i grab my daughter and run back out the garage." thousands of dollars worth of jewelry was taken. we've reached out to metro... but have not received an official comment... on the crime. this year's hunting and outdoor trade show at the sands expo...wasn't all about guns... but.... about the girls too. i was at the show and show you how the gun industry is cashing in.... on women. it's what you would expect any gun trade show to look like-- filled with guns, men--- and this year women? this whole show is becoming female friendly and it's really exciting> the shot show-- is just one example of where the gun industry is now aiming. nats showing gun tami tripolli just bought her first gun this week. tami tripolli, bought first gun :21-:26
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tami-- a new report shows 26 percent of women are packing heat for self defense-- a smart idea according to nye county sheriff's sergeant alan schrimph :42-:47 "if i'm farther away i can only get there so fast..you you're self can't tell the bad guy to stop..and we're seeing that more and more with women" but a growing group of women are now shooting as a sport-- jana waller currently has two prime time hunting shows--she says gun companies are cashing in on women. 1:05-1:09
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it's an update to a story you asked us to investigate. late last year, neighbors told us about nightmare squatters--terrorizin g their neighborhood. one person even said they were running a meth lab. and this week, there was more crazy activity....but this was a welcoming change. multiple neighbors told us metro officers and the swat team came out to serve a warrant around 10 thursday night. 18.50.31 i was going to bed and there was a big loud boom 35 and then over the loud speaker they were telling everyone to stay in their residence 40 and those people, that address, to come out with their hands up 44 metro police tell us two people were arrested for "unlawful
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of real property," a gross misdemeanor. that carries a two thousand dollar fine, one year in jail, or both. ahead today in summerlin.... community leaders are gathering to better help residents deal with home break-ins... the group will gather at the veterans memorial leisure services center.... they'll have local vendors on hand to display security products and have solutions for those looking to better secure their properities.... if you're interested in going, the event starts at 1 p-m. also today... with the big storm pounding the east coast, las vegas is looking to help those in need. united blood services is asking resdients to donate blood...and answer the call for help in the parts of the u.s. that will be slammed this weekend. roughly a quarter of the u.s. population is in the storm's pathway. if you're interested...everythi ng gets underway this morning at 7... at the west charleston, northwest and green valley donation centers.
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outside this weekend.... head to mesquite for the hot air balloon festival. you'll see a whole slew of hot air balloons taking the sky... the festival is happening all weekend long at the casa blanca resort and casino. it gets under way this morning. good morning las vegas... coming up... an alaska airlines pilot accused of flying a plane while drunk... now, there's question arising on how often this happens. how often do pilots fail drug and alcohol tests? plus, we have video of a violent attack on an uber driver....the story behind this
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former alaska airlines pilot -- accused of flying under the influence - failing a drug and alcohol test how many other pilots have failed those tests too? abc's kayna whitworth explores.... authorities say this california airline pilot flew drunk twice on the same day.
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aviation just do not mix. investigators say 60-year-old david hans arnston flew from san diego to portland oregon and then back to california in 2014 ?when he was selected for a random drug and alcohol test. he failed the alcohol test twice in court documents, arntson told alaska airline officials he didn't have anything to drink. but after a long investigation he was finally charged. sot john nance the faa's stance is that there is an 8- hour rule from bottle to throttle the faa says last year, more than 11- thousand random alcohol tests were conducted on pilots.. and thirteen tested above the legal limit for flying, a violent attack on an uber driver in florida is caught on camera.. here you see the woman throwing papers and punches at the driver- sunday. the woman has been identified as a medical student in miami.
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started when she jumped into an uber car that wasn't hers. the customer who did order the car is the one filming this video. driver: can you call 911 please she's getting violent anjali: yea call 911 butt to nats video - "get some help - seriously call 911" the confrontation lasts for several minutes before the woman walks off. police say there was no incident report or arrest. but, her employer says she has been placed on administrative leave. uber has also suspended her account. some people will do just about anything to look a little younger these days, including this next woman----dubbed the botox bandit. the florida woman is accused of walking into a doctor's office for a botox procedure, and walking out without paying. the office manager says the woman carried herself well when she was in the office, and had everyone fooled.. "when she went to pay she said, 'oh, i left my credit card in the car,'" the woman never came back,
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dollar tab. police say a similar crime happened a few months earlier at a doctor's office just five miles away. officers were able to use paperwork she filled out during that crime to track her down. the woman has since been arrested. when good morning las vegas returns... the oscars answering calls for diversity after stars like jada- pinkett smith and spike lee say they're boycotting this years show. so, did the boy cott work? are the oscars ready to make some changes? first, lets
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certainly a widespread storm... turning now to meteorologist carlo falco.. carlo...we're lucky to not be dealing with those conditions this carlo...we're lucky to not be dealing with those conditions this weekend... (ad lib) a weak cold front is still hanging to the west of las vegas. it will continue pushing eastward which means we'll see thick clouds throughout the day. a few sunny breaks are possible today, but they won't be particularly prevalent so expect a gray, but mostly dry day for las vegas
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temperatures will be pretty mild with highs around 63 this afternoon courtesy of some pre-frontal warming with some gustier winds ahead of that approaching cold front. the front will cause some scattered showers as it passes later this evening into the overnight hours, but
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be light and at most some areas will see a hundredth or two of an inch of rain before it departs east. after the front winds will kick up out of the north which will make sunday feel brisk, but it'll be sunny, so it'll feel a little less cold out. those winds will stay breezy
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tuesday as a high pressure system builds in from the west keeping the clouds away and temperatures generally on a warming trend. expect highs from monday onwards to steadily increase by 2-3 each day before topping out around 65-66 by the end of the week. we turn now to a major announcement about the oscars.. the academy promising immediate action to change its
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and who gets to vote. the academy now vowing to take unprecedented action with the ambitious goal of doubling the number of women and diverse members by 2020. this after a unanymous vote academy president cheryl boone isaacs saying, "the academy is going to lead and not wait for the industry to catch up." there's mounting pressure from hollywoods biggest names, like will smith.. sot will smith it's a systematic bias that needs to be addressed across the industry. for the second year in a row - all nominees in the acting categories are white. many blamed the academy, where the membership of more than 6000 is 93 percent white and 77 percent male. in an effort to change the
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quickly --effective later this year, members are no longer guaranteed to have voting privileges for life. still ahead on good morning las vegas.. there's some big games in the nfl this weekend...one of them? right in the path of the massive storm hitting the east... will it affect the game?
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a big rallyin denver... here's some aerials of broncos fans flooding the streets to support their team. the game kickoffs off tomorrow at 12 oh 5. new england patriots team walking off of airplane and onto the tarmac ahead of their playoff game aerials of denver broncos playoff rally; people in the street, banners across the street it's time to take a look at today's stories...now trending... heading to la quinta, california.... .... on the golf course...for round 2 of the pga's carreer builder challenge amateur jay pumphrey knocks in the hole in one! then later on....pro nick taylor also gets a hole in one! hard to believe... 2 hole in ones-- in one day! it's national pie day. "the most traditional of american desserts," according to the american pie council. they created the day in 19-86. the first pies were made by the early romans. and they were mostly made of meat. sounds delicious! get out, and celebrate with your favorite slice today!
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stories that are trending today.. just head to our website, and click on "now trending" you're watching channel 13 action news. there's plenty more news and weather... straight ahead. welcome back...
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on the east coast...a dog rescue... these are pictures from fairfax virginia.... fire crews arrived to find a saint bernard dog in a lake....rescuers quickly got to work...the dog was rescued from teh freezing pond.. he was then dried off and warmed up. the dog apparently walked out on the lake and fell through the ice...rescuers say the water was 21 degrees at the time! the saint bernard is back home with his family this morning. another full hour of news and weather starts right now... right now on good morning las vegas... 0:00 - 0:03 nats of sirens
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