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say.... vandals are ruining.... a local park! action news michael burton spent the afternoon with neighbors who say... enough is enough. looklive intro: when it comes to playgrounds - chalking up the sidewalk isn't out of the ordinary. but when does it go too far? today, i was directed to a park where some say it has. vo: out in the open - at a park designed for young children - a racial slur for all to see. a few feet away - another inappropriate message written in chalk. the playground is located inside a gated community called "mesa" near mountain's edge parkway and buffalo. parents are extremely upset. they say this isn't the first time they've seen comments that are sexual in nature - hoping the community manager would eventually see it and take care of it. but after seeing the racial slur - they refuse to wait any longer . "that's not acceptable to me. they should not be exposed. parks are made for children to play with and have fun and enjoyment with their other
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not for them to be exposed to anything like that." jill crotsley concerned neighbor 10 secs vo: so who's responsible for cleaning this? jill and blake both say the kids and but, they agree that the association needs to increase their patrol of the park enough to wash the marks as soon as they happen. they also hope this story will motivate them to install cameras at the park. looklive tag: reporting near buffalo and mountain's edge parkway - michael burton - channel 13 action news disturning new information tonight... about the three inmates.... who escaped from a southern california jail. all were awaiting trail.... for separate violent felonies. and now... they've also been charged.... with friday's break-out. abc's brandi hitt explains... where authorties think... they may be. script: five days on the run... and no sign of the three escaped inmates in southern sot -- steve gomez, former fbi special agent in charge // "the longer their gone... that means they've gotten further away.. it becomes more difficult in capturing them." ((map
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experts say if they got their hands on a car... they could now be anywhere in the country -- even canada or mexico. ((animation)) all three are charged with violent crimes -- ranging from murder... to kidnapping and torture. hossein nayeri -- is accused of sexually mutilating a man he allegedly robbed? sot -- lt. dave sawyer, orange county sheriff's dept. // "putting fire to his body... and he also poured bleach all over him." ((gfx - michael makes)) in an interview with the orange county register... a deputy district attorney even called nayeri -- "hannibal lecter" -- the famous fictional character in "the silence of the lambs" -- played by anthony hopkins. sot -- (from: "silence of the lambs") the d-a's office - now condeming that statement. investigators believe the men broke out of this maximum security jail... just after friday's 5-am head count... ((animated photos)) cutting through a metal grate in their cell... and crawling through plumbing pipes to the roof... where they used bed sheets to rappel down. they weren't reported missing for 16 hours. still -- police believe two of the escapees with ties to a local vietnamese gang? may still be hiding out nearby. sot -- lt. dave sawyer, orange county sheriff's dept.
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resources we have to put pressure on the gang... to let them know we're coming and today... the reward being offered increased dramatically -- from 50-thousand to 200-thousand dollars. brandi hitt -- abc news -- los angeles." a lawyer for the so-called... affluenza teen says... his client has dropped his appeal.... against deportation. ethan couch is expected to return to texas.... before the end of the week. couch and his mother ran to mexico.... after video surfaced of couch playing drinking games... a violation of his probation. reports of an active shooter situation earlier today in san diego turned out to be a complete false alarm. the campus of the naval medical center was locked for nearly 6 hours after employees reported hearing gunshots in a building just after 8am. swat officers moved-in and cleared out the building. but after conducting a thurough sweep.. they found no evidence of a gunman.. or gunfire.. and allowed the building to re-open.
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orlando, fla 17-year old in a stolcer. nats from gun firing ( officer they tried stop the teenager for not wearing a seatbelt.. and even broke ot the driver' to stop. . theyeethat's when officers say they were forced to fire because they feared for their lives. a nearby witness says they weren't the only ones. ( jamie mincey / witness ) "never in my life have i experienced anything like that. i got four children that need me, and they could've took my life trying to kill somebody else, when all i was trying to do was go to the store." the teenager was wounded in the shoulder.. but still led police on a short chase before trying to escape on foot with two passengers. the driver was caught.. but the other two got away. new at 6:30. a new app is designed to inform you.... whenever law enforcement kills someone.... in the u-s! it's called... "archives and absences".
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lightly.... especially considering... only gives the name of the victim and the location. it's going to allow for more social rumors, more social widespread anger and discontent with law enforcement. we're going to put out that an officer was involved in a shooting in wherever and so you're going to have people making comments and re-tweeting and posting and all this stuff before they even know what happened." but civil rights lawyers argue... the app is a step toward... more transparency. although they agree... there should be more background information included. another app is now in development.... which alerts people.... when an officer is killed. taking a live look right now... at the white house...... in wasington, d.c. the u-s capitol's at a stand still with government offices closed again today..... following last weeekends blizzard. schools in d-c.... baltimore.... and philadelphia are also closed again.. and... hundreds of flights are still grounded. tonight.... abc's elizabeth hur shares with us...
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snow. pkg script: in baltimore overnight.. unplowed streets made it impossible for fire trucks to reach this house going up in flames.. forcing crews to drag equipment down the street.. ((nat)) "plow truck being towed" in new york.. this plow truck was no match for the near-record snowfall.. reaching its breaking point.. just two days after the blizzard blasted the east coast. ((nat)) the nation's capital.. still partially paralyzed.. with growing frustration in the surrounding suburbs.. homeowners upset their streets haven't been cleared since friday. ((sot)) mos: "plan a went down the drain and they did not have a plan b." ((nat)) crews in d-c are back at work today.. plowing 44-hundred miles of roadway.. the national park service.. clearing 300 more miles and 155 more bridges. metro lines are for the most part.. back on track.. thanks to this special rail yard plow.. but there is limited service for bus-riders with
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snowed in.. ((sot)) mos: "it's getting old real quick ." in new york.. the long island railroad used a jet engine to clear its tracks.. and while much of queens with some commuters even singing praises. ((sot)) jose ramos, taking his sons to school: "not delays at all. very nice ride." ((sot)) kay brathwait, commuter:"it was pretty good. the train was about five minutes delayed, but that was about it." elizabeth on cam tag: so while the digout continues.. officials are urging residents to use caution.. because of those storm-related deaths.. we are told at least a dozen people died from shoveling. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. an action news update now on the water crisis in flint, michigan. coke.. pepsi and nestle are now joining forces to send more than 6- million bottles of water.. specifically to students. people in flint have been without clean tap water since 2014.. after it was contaminated with high levels of lead. local and state are still
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resolve the crisis. the iowa caucuses are less than a week away.. but a new abc news- washington post poll shows many republicans believe the race for the gop nomination might be over. it shows donald trump's dominance of the gop field growing. 64% of republicans now expect him to win the presidential nomination.. up dramatically over the past two months. trump also continues to pick up big endorsements.. including one today from liberty university president jerry falwell. "donald trump has an opportunity to do something no gop candidate for president who isn't an incumbent has ever done, which is win iowa and new hampshire. no gop candidate has ever done that who wasn't an incumbent president. if he wins iowa, he's on a roll, and i think the dominoes start to fall." on the democratic side.. bernie sanders told supporters he believes he has "an excellent chance to win" in iowa next week.. if he gets a good turnout from first-time caucus goers. and..
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mention. former new york governor and gop presidential candidate george pataki announced his support today for florida senator marco rubio. taking a look.... at who's hiring.... in las vegas. station casinos has more than.... -1- hundred openings to fill between two pools.... at the green valley ranch resort and red rock resort. they're holding a job fair at red rock resort. they ask.... that you apply on- line.... first. you'll find a link the on our website.... k-t- n-v dot com. "the m resort" needs to fill -90- spots.... before summer. their three-day job fair started today.... inside "the ravello lounge" and "the m resort". the fair continues.... tomorrow and thursday. for a list of all local job fairs.. and... links to apply.. check out our website.. k-t-n-v dot com. up next in financial focus.. uber and lyft drivers are causing some changes in the nation's job report. plus.. two valley stores are your increasing home values. where you need to live.... to get the most bang for your
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breaking news out of bend,
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as if you were a man-male...? this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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include ride sharing companies and all other workers in what's known as the "gig economy". the labor department says independent contractors.. temporary workers and people with multiple jobs will be factored in. the "gig economy" has ballooned in recent years. according to one study last fall.. there are roughly 30 million full-time and part-time independent workers in the gig economy. and.. according to a new report from consumer experts.. nearly half of all u-s households now have an amazon prime membership. they estimate amazon prime memberships jumped 35-percent last year to 54- million. amazon has yet to report fourth quarter earnings.. but analysts forecast its revenue for the full year will reach 107-billion dollars. that's tonight's 'financial focus.' let's go to bryan scofield and 'weather first.' . high pressure is building over the area and will bring warmer temperatures through saturday. expect high clouds on
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low 60s. for thursday and friday, partly cloudy skies are expected, with highs in the mid 60s. saturday will be even warmer with highs in the upper 60s. however, changes begin saturday ahead of what looks to be a strong storm system headed our way. expect a push of cloud cover by saturday evening, along with breezy winds ahead of the system. cloudy skies are expected sunday as this very large system starts to push through the area. chances for rain will also move in with this system on sunday and linger into monday. models are also showing strong wind gusts with this system on monday and tuesday, along with colder air. high temps will drop to the low 60s on sunday, then to the mid 50s on monday. the back end of the system will linger over the are on tuesday and wl continue to drg in 50s.
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an exit early wednesday. coming up later.. in tonight's abc primetime
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8:00 - fresh off the boat 8:30 - the muppets 9:00 - marvel's agent carter 10:00 - what would you do? 11:00 - action news then on action news.. live at 11.. you can't believe everything you see online. contact 13 shows you how easy it is to fall victim to a scam. plus.. surveillance video captures a brazen robbery as the crooks use their truck to ram their way into a store. we'll tell you what they got away with.. live at 11. from contact 13. real estate website.... zillow says... your home's property value will go up faster... if you live near..... either a "trader joes" or a "whole foods" market. the website crunched the numbers....
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by the end of that year.... homes within one mile of either store were worth..... twice as much.... as the median price for that city. it's not clear.... if the stores are responsible for the jump... or.... if the stores just pick more affluent locations.... to begin with. here in valley... there are -5- trader joe's... and... -4- whole foods. up next.. the latest on some breaking medical news involving a virus that can be devistating to newborns. coming up.. why some mothers in certain parts of the world... are being told not to get pregnant... in the wake of the zika virus... details...just ahead.
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geographical areas, with little population immunity, is another cause for concern." ((sot)) dr besser "now, take a look at this map. that mosquito is found in every country in the western hemisphere except for canada and chile." ((nat)) from brazil gov youtube clip with more than a million people infected, brazil has been hit especially hard. in an effort to show how they're aggressively responding, the brazilian government posted this video on so far.. only a handful of cases have been identified in the u-s. ((sot)) dr besser "they say we're going to see small outbreaks due to people coming back from countries who are infected." the virus isn't known to spread from person to eyes... are mild and pass without incident. but the virus could cause life- threatening brain damage in unborn babies?so u-s officials are urging expecting moms to stay away from countries where
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((sot)) dr besser "if you're pregnant the cdc says don't go. for other people if you go, use repellant to reduce the chances you'll get bit." elizabeth tag: there is no vaccine or drugs to prevent or treat the infection.. so if you think you have any of the symptoms, for nowcan do is ask your doctor to be tested. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. up next.. we'll get an update on tonight's forecast. you're watching channel 13 action news.
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we hope to see you again later tonight... for action news.. live at 11. thank you for joining us.
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