tv Action News 11pm ABC January 25, 2016 11:00pm-11:35pm PST
at this moment.. gina... the victim car was headed north on lamb when that red car you see in the middle of the intersection tried to make a left hand turn and side swiped that car you see flipped over. the passenger of the rolled over car died instantly. the driver of that car is in critical condition with a skull fracture. metro said the driver at fault has been cooperative but is extremely shooken up. lots of people hanging around the scene tonight are concerned and even fired up about this intersection because of the number of accidents here. they say the permissive green light is not clear to drivers that youre supposed to yield when turning left. leonard sanchez "oh it's his fault cause he didn't read the sign?! you try reading the sign at night. all you can see is that green light. and if he didn't speak english or he can't read english - then he's in trouble." the driver who metro says caused the crash could be charged with vehicular homicide. but thats up to the prosecutor. reporting live gina lazara
an update now to a story we first reported as breaking news. a valley high school teacher is on leave tonight after being arrested on allegations of sexual misconduct with a student earlier this month. details are limited on jillian lafave.. but we do have calls out to the clark county school district for more information. new tonight at 11: the frantic 9-1-1 calls... after a home break-in..... in mountain's edge! "is somebody coming or not? i mean what do i got to do (expletive) (okay) (expletive!) our action news camera's were the only one's there... when detectives arrived at the man's house.... two and a half hours later. action news reporter.... mahsa saeidi... has listened to the 9-1- 1 calls... and talked to the victim and police. she's live outside metro headquarters.... to explain the delay... mahsa? tricia...so many break-ins in the valley! scary videos like this... are not uncommon! many victims
to get to their house. tonight .. we got clarity from police. "they could take the (expletive) house by now." "dispatch: i'll let them know you're upset about about the delay." "upset? i want to kill people." michael prescott's desperation clear! more than an hour after his first call for help! he came home friday to find his home ransacked! shattered glass..that shattered his sense of security! "i could clearly see the house has been entered, i don't even know if someone is still in the house, i ran outside." that was the first 9-1-1 call. 18 minutes later. no cops. standing outside...freezing with his 4 year-old. he told dispatch this: "let them know i'm entering my house with a firearm, i am armed and i'm going in. goodbye." turns out. that was just his frustration talking. "did i enter the house? absolutely not. was i holding a gun? absolutely not." "the key was to make this a priority to get an officer out
but that could have taken police away from a more pressing situation. why? "the lvmd receives approximately 1.2 million 9-1-1 calls a year." how are cops dispatched? first to crimes in progress! or when a person's life is in danger! next: when both parties are still present...a domestic situation. finally...crimes that have already occurred... which appeared to be the case here: "unfortunately, there are times when individuals must wait due to resources on the ground and we just have to say be patient." "there's a problem, the system is broken and it needs to be fixed, the question is are we going to fix it?" there will be more cops on the for it. live at metro, mahsa saeidi, channel 13, action news. in all.... metro gave us..... nearly -7- minutes worth of 9-1-1 calls. to hear them in full... we've posted them... at k-t-n-v dot com new information tonight on a murder in north las vegas.
the man police arrested this morning after finding a woman dead inside a house near civic center and cheyenne. marland jackson was taken into custody after police say he stabbed his girlfriend several times with a sharpening tool. officers say jackson then called police and explained what happened. according to police.. they had been called to the house before for other disturbances. neighbors say they were shocked to hear what happened. michelle orzoff lives near home where this happened 12.25.28 everybody keeps to themselves and as far as i'm concerned it a safe neighborhood jackson has been booked into the las vegas city jail on one count of murder with a deadly weapon. the name of the victim has not been released. a north las vegas family's home is ransacked and the whole thing is caught on camera. the surveillance video shows several men going through the house near tropical and commerce. the homeowners say they were inside for about 45 minutes.. taking property and trashing the place. the homeowners more than 30 thousand dollars worth things were taken including three guns. now...
the nasty blizzard.... t that left... -80- million americans digging out..... after record breaking snow.... in philadelphia... baltimore and new york. the storm killed.... at least... -31- people.. the national guard is still in - 12- states.... trying to help people dig out.... as a new storm is on the way. tonight... streets in queens are still buried... two days later. in newark, new jersey.... a record breaking -28- point -1- inches fell.. sot - it's not right.... they are not cleaning the streets... theyre not doing anything. we're also learning more.... about those who lost their lives.... in the storm. in new jersey... a young mother and her -1- year old son died and... in new york city... -5- people died.... while shoveling snow. the storm is still causing a travel headache.... for millions. you're taking a live look.... at mc- carran airport.... where there were still a few cancellations.... because of the blizzard.... including flights from newark... new york city.... and washington d-c. over the weekend... more than... -13- thousand flights were canceled... nationwide.
across southern nevada tonight. meteorologist karla huelga is in the weather center now with what we can expect this week. karla. the breezy winds we've seen today will taper off a bit tonight, before picking back up tomorrow afternoon. expect sustained wind speeds between 10-15 miles per hour tomorrow, with highs in the upper 50s and sunny skies. high pressure will be in control of the forecast through most of saturday, which means warmer temperatures are on the way. highs will rise to the low 60s on wednesday, mid 60s on thursday and upper 60s for friday and saturday. partly cloudy skies are expected each afternoon. the winds will pick up to the along with cooler air. highs will drop to the low 60s on sunday and along with the chance for scattered showers, afternoon. an action news update.... on some trouble.... singer chris brown found himself in here.... in las vegas. metro police say... those charges have been dropped....
the singer punched her.... earlier this month...when she was taking pictures of brown... inside a suite.... at "the palms hotel and casino". brown was never arrested... in this case. metro is having a press conference tomorrow morning..... to answer questions.... about friday's officer-involved shooting.... on the strip. khaleal black is in custody for waving a gun... on the crowded sidewalk.... in front of the bellagio.... friday. officer george smith shot at black.... when black..... wouldn't obey commands.... to put down his weapon. smith's shots missed... and... grazed two pedestrians.... including a child. both of them are okay. smith is on paid routine leave.... while the incident is investigated. black first appears in court... wednesday morning. a possible ray of sunshine for solar customers in nevada. n-v energy now says it's on board with an idea to let people who spent thousands of dollars on rooftop panels.. sell their energy back at the old rate. the issue came-up again at today's meeting of the public utilities commission. customers who've already shelled out thousands of
steve benton, rooftop solar customer 10:05:04-10:05:14 "i want my $20,000 back, at least $20,000 because you effectively have what i'm getting out of this system and i think that's wrong." the next hearing is february 8th. some of the state's rooftop solar companies are fighting back.. and now want voters to have a say. the petition would seek a ballot referendum that could overturn part of the p-u-c's decision to hike solar rates. however.. the ceo of solar city says a referendum could take months.. and he'd like action much sooner. lyndon rive ceo solar city let's call a special session, and then come up with a short term solution so that the market doesn't get decimated, allow the public to then determine if they want solar in the future, but fix the problem right now solar energy supporters hope a short term solution could prevent hundreds of laid-off employees from leaving the state.. so those companies won't need if a long term solution is reached.
to the race for the white house.. with just -7- days until iowa... candidates are making their final pitches.... to voters. republican candidate donald trump is making a hard sell.... in these final days.. he's so confident in his supporters... he says... he could shoot someone in the street... and... they would stick by him. trump is also taking aim.... at texas senator ted cruz. sot-trump cnn every other senator thinks he's a whack- and ted cannot get along with anybody. he's a nasty person for cruz... the clock is ticking..... as he sees his lead in iowa slip.... after trump's.... relentless attacks. this terrifying dash cam video captures the moment a police officer is hit by a semi. we'll explain what led to the crash that nearly cost him his life. imagine going to the a-t-m... swiping your card... and.... not getting any money from the machine.. contact 13 looks at what you need to know...
of ohio shows a se 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, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
the scene of an accident when a semi drives over some train tracks and stops. but when the officer waves him on.. the crossing arm comes down and traps the truck with the train coming. that's when the train plows into the semi.. launching it into the officer. incredibly.. the officer is expected to be okay. an
all out manhunt tonight for three inmates who broke out of a maximum security jail in california. investigators think they got out friday just after the inmate count. they cut through a metal grate in a holding cell to reach some plumbing tunnels.. then made their way to the roof
down 4 stories. all
three face serious charges.. one charged with murder.. one with kidnapping and torture.. and one with attempted murder. sot -- lt. dave sawyer / orange county sheriff's dept. "each of these inmates are extremely dangerous and should be presumed to be armed." (butted to) sot -- brad garrett and probably inside help." detectives say they don't believe anyone with the orange involved.. but they are trying to determine if the inmates had inside help. have you ever wondered.... what happens if an a-t-m is out of money? it's supposed to say.... "closed" or "out of order." but... that's not always the case. tonight... contact 13 looks at..... what you need to know.... if your a-t-m doesn't deliver.
deducted 480 dollars from her account. noreen: "it said i had 10 dollars in the account, where i had almost 500." fortunately... atm failures are rare. but if it happens to you... there are some things you can do to protect yourself. bank rate dot com says... it's best to always use your own banks atm... if possible. also... try to limit cash withdrawals to 200 dollars... just in case there is some problem. but if you end up like noreen. noreen: "i thought i had been robbed." contact 13 recommends you take a cell phone photo of the atm, and of any receipt you get. do not try to use the atm again. it may malfunction a second time. then call your bank immediately... and file a claim. as for noreen... her bank says they're working to speed up their investigation... and hopefully have this resolved in days... rather than weeks. noreen: "that's a long time to live without money."> a bank spokesman says... it turns out.... there was a technical error.
let this be a caution.. avoid using out of network a-t- m's... and try not to withdrawal.... large sums. a new perspective on the problem with squatters around the valley. this home doesn't look like it's occupied by someone who doesn't own it.. but one woman says bad luck made her a squatter in her own home. patricia wingfield's father took out a reverse mortgage on the house nine years go.. and when he died in 2012 she was left with the debt. paperwork shows the bank has tired to collect on the debt for at least 4- years. constables kicked the family out.. but they got back in through an open window. "we have nothing else, my father wouldn't want me on the street. the home is bank owned.. so what the family is doing is illegal and could be considered trespassing. we're getting a behind the scenes look.... at "the bachelorette".. tonight's episode was filmed..... right here in las vegas. ben higgens brought -12- ladies to our valley.... to have a little fun.. one of their challenges.... opening for ventriloquist.... terry fator for his show....
here you can see them rehearsing their acts. two of the contestants are twin sisters... from las vegas. its been very difficult dating here in las vegas. a lot of the guys like to drink and party and go out all the time and my sister and i don't drink alcohol the sisters say.... if one of them wins.... they will be happy for the other... they just want ben.... in the family. new information out of the northeast tonight where parts of new york city are still working to clean up after this weekend's blizzard. in fact.. some neighborhoods in queens are still under almost 2-feet of snow.. and waiting for the snow plows to show up. as a result.. many people remain stranded in their own homes. mayor bill de blasio said today that most primary and secondary roads are clear.. but he admitted that smaller streets are what he called a "mixed bag". it seems a lot of people turned to technology over the weekend while they were riding out the storm. the dating app "happn" reported a jump in use on saturday. they say their messaging in new york city spiked by 139-percent compared to the previous
66-percent. and in philadelphia.. the app reported a surge in messaging by 342- percent.. with likes up 95-percent. the breezy winds we've seen today will taper off a bit tonight, before picking back up tomorrow afternoon. expect sustained wind speeds between 10-15 miles per hour tomorrow, with highs in the upper 50s and sunny skies. high pressure will be in control of the forecast through most of saturday, which means warmer temperatures are on the way. highs will rise to the low 60s on wednesday, mid 60s on thursday and upper 60s for friday and saturday. partly cloudy skies are expected each afternoon. the winds will pick up to the breezy category on saturday, ahead of our next system which will bring more cloud cover and chances for rain on sunday, along with
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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.
armed militia.... in oregon where a sheriff has two of the demands by the group. the law enforcement officer says.... releasing two ranchers from prison... and... sending the f-b-i out of the region.... would be a start.... to ending the occupation. the small group took over the buildings..... at a wildlife refuge..... more than three weeks ago.... in a fight over federal land. some frightening moments for passengers on an american airlines flight from miami to milan. 7 passengers and crew were injured when
the jet encountered severe turbulence. passengers said it was complete chaos.. and at one point.. the jet felt like it rolled on its side. the flight was diverted to canada where the injured were treated. up next.. find out where you can line up a job this week. plus... if you want to see mariah