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cameron collins, helped dying man img0475 00:00:24-00:00:32 "was checking for the guy's pulse and grabbing his arm to see if he was responsive and stuff like that and his arm was just lifeless... like dead." it was a bad wreck. police say a 20-year-old man took a right hand turn way too fast. he hit a pole. the car's engine was in the middle of the intersection when i got here! sgt. richard strader, lvmpd 3:32:22-3:32:30 "our paint marks are still on the roadway from the last one. i mean i remember it as i drove up and it was in the same area." it wasn't even a year ago that police were out here for another serious crash.
channel thirteen action news. now to a developing story... about a very famous nevada inmate... o-j simpson. a startling new theory that the juice suffers from a brain disease from all the hard hits on the football field. this midday, 21 years after the so- called "trial of the century," an intriguing new claim about the man at the center of it all. ((sot dr. bennet omalu / neuropathologist: 14:43:00 "oj simpson, is more likely than not suffering from cte/sot dr. bennet omalu / disorders/sot dr. bennet omalu / neuropathologist: 15:01:13 "he was exposed to thousands of blunt force trauma of his brain)) dr. bennet omalu ... the doctor responsible for discovering chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or cte, in nfl players from repeated blows to the head... believes simpson is a victim of the disease. the doctor was portrayed by will smith in the film
it's an assertion simpson himself once reportedly made, using concussions as part of a legal strategy after his 20-08 conviction for armed robbery and kidnapping at the palace station here. that's why he's behind bars upstate, in lovelock. right now... the so-called affluenza teen is back on u-s ground ... and today a judge ruled he can stay in a juvenile detention facility... at least, for now... they may later move him to an adult facility. also new this midday... we're hearing from a texas sheriff who says..he's breathing a sigh of relief now that the teen back in the lone star state. ((18:03:48:08 sheriff dee: i don't think anyone would be happy to be in the circumstance he's in)) nearly two months after fleeing to mexico... ethan couch was finally brought back to texas after dopping his battle against deportation to the u-s... he was then whisked away in this truck..with the tarrant county sheriff waiting to greet him. ((18:02:53:29 mg: what was he like? 18:03:09:41 sheriff dee:
raise his voice. )) in 20-13 the 16 year old pleaded guilty to killing four people in a drunk driving wreck. he wasn't sentenced to time behind bars because a doctor claimed he was too spoiled for prison. and an amazing rescue in eastern china... all four remaining miners who were trapped in a gymsum mine for 36 days were pulled from that mine this morning! they had been trapped since christmas... but now they're all out... and alive. check out this massive sinkhole in oregon that has closed part of a highway according to that state's department of transportation... the ground opened up south of harbor... at highway 101... the coastal sinkhole keeps growing! a detour will be in effect until 9 o'clock tonight. ad lib toss to greg high pressure has moved on and we are only 48 hrs away from
today, partly cloudy skies will be common with high temperatures in the upper 60s and potentially lower 70s. winds will be light throughout the day and pick up only to a 5-10 mph speed out of the west tonight. saturday brings in the spring-like warmth! highs in the lower 70s will be common but clouds thicken through the 35 mph. the red rock and spring mountain range areas should reach gusts between 45 and 55 mph. by saturday night, our rain chances begin! wide spread showers, some heavy downpours, are likely through sunday and into monday morning with snow wide spread flooding are possible sunday through monday. temperatures will fall sunday back to the upper 50s and even afternoon, wind chill factors clothing through the week since high temperatures look to only a developing story this midday.. and also shows, why they say their agents had to open fire. the video was taken by an fbi plane overhead. inside the white truck is
after crashing into a snow bank, he gets out of the car, and puts his hands up. but it's what happens next... that agents say led to the gun fire. 1:10-1:26 greg bretzing fbi special agent in charge "on at least two occasions finicum reaches his right hand to the pocket, on the left inside portion of his jacket. he did have a loaded semi- release the video to clear any confusion or misconceptions about what happened. only on action news...we go inside the home at the center of a swat standoff... "they destroyed my house.." that woman talking about the swat team breaking down her door..ransacking her home. chopper 13 first over the scene of a robbery that turned into a tense standoff near vegas and tonopah. parts of the central valley shut down for hours... schools put on lockdown. today, we're getting a look
suspects were held up. thelma jackson's nephews came to her house yesterday after police say they robbed a nearby pawn store. the five men were allegedly armed and... escaped with jewelry.....seeking refuge in a familiar place! jackson - who has breast cancer - says she's shocked at the mess left behind: they had got them already why did you have to destroy my house like this the suspects have all been arrested. their names along with their charges are posted on our website at k- t-n-v dot com. only on action news ... a look inside the home... robbery suspects were holed up in... for hours thursday. we know a lot of las vegas sports fans would like a pro team... now rumors that we might be getting the raiders... but how valid are they? the story's coming up. plus... allegiant airlines reacts to its i-t error that left customers drowning in emails from the company. the latest when we come back.
could the oakland raiders be relocating to las vegas? it's the question on a lot of minds here in the valley and nationwide. a big meeting is scheduled for today between executives from las vegas sands and the owner of the raiders. they're discussing the possiblity of bringing the team and a billion dollar stadium to our city. the conversation centers around a 42- acre piece of land near tropicana and paradise that u-n-l-v bought. though many of us hope this is true...there's some naysayers...including sports anchor larry beil from our scripps affiliate in san francisco but because of the gambling association i dont think the nfl is ever going to allow the raiders or anybody else to move to las vegas the raiders are looking to move from oakland because they're in
san antonio, los angeles, san diego and now las vegas are all in the mix. we'll, of course, keep you updated on any developments with this story. an action news update now... we're getting a statement from allegiant regarding their email problems. we apologize for the excessive emails customers have received from our company. we have identified the root cause and were able to resolve this email occurence. ... they went on to say it only affected promotional emails and didn't have an impact on customer itineraries. allegiant says the email issue has been fixed... but depending on the email provider, customers may continue to receive spam emails for a short period of time. adlib at desk front after front continue to develop within the pacific northwest and track east/southeast. partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies will be common for
small chance for rain and snow to the mountains and potentially red rock today. temperatures do fall slightly as compared to yesterday's high temperatures; we will hover in the upper 50s this afternoon but by tomorrow, temperatures rebound
back to the low and potentially mid 60s. there is a discrepancy in our models for tomorrow afternoon in regards to another front passing overhead. most information points to energy build to the north of clark county; allowing for rain and snow, a couple models however, are pushing in a small rain chance through las vegas. there is not a lot of support to go with these two monitoring the front none-the-less. as it stands now, i have only partly cloudy skies for
not much changes as we move through into the weekend, with a third front passing, winds pick up saturday but dwindle down for by saturday night. partly cloudy skies hold with highs in the 60s clear into next week. high pressure has moved on and we are only 48 hrs away from tonight. saturday brings in the spring-like warmth! highs in the lower 70s will be common reach gusts between 45 and 55 mph. by saturday night, our rain expected 6000ft and above through the weekend into monday temperatures will fall sunday back to the upper 50s and even afternoon, wind chill factors show be in the low and mid 30s. sweaters, jackets and umbrellas look to be warranted through up next in today's health
meanwhile, the number of zika virus cases has jumped in the united states. the c-d-c says there are now 32 cases across a dozen states and the district of columbia. the virus itself is not overly dangerous... except to pregnant women where it can cause major birth defecates. brazil is ground zero for the illness. the cleanup operation in brazil began today... just minutes ago..... a brand new v-a clinic broke ground in pahrump. senator dean heller is on hand for the big celebration and will speak at the ceremony . he's fought hard to get it built and it's been a long time coming. if you haven't signed up for health insurance yet.. you might want to add that to your weekend plans. to 6pm at the clark county government center. anyone who attends will get help from a licensed enrollment professional to walk you through the entire process. the enrollment period ends january 31st. up next- today's consumer report... and you might have something
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you may want to check your fridge... the c-d-c says... three more people have gotten sick from a listeria outbreak.... linked to packaged salads..... made at a dole processing facility... in ohio. one person has died...and at least 15 people in 8 states were hospitalized in the outbreak since june. the dole facility stopped production last week and voluntarily recalled all salad mixes. some good news for the valley's economy. the latest numbers show the local jobless rate continues to trend downward. state officials say the unemployment rate in las vegas fell slightly last month to 6 point 2 percent. the state's jobless rate also fell to 6 point 4 percent. and some more consumer news... 20-15 was a good one for ford.
record profits last year. ford earned a net income of seven- point-four billion dollars for the year. its fourth quarter earnings alone nearly doubled from a year ago. the company's bet on an aluminum f-150 pickup paid off....the f-series was again the best selling vehicle in the u-s market. more now on the barbie makeovers we first told you about yesterday... moms -- who played with the perfect doll version as kids-- are now reacting. a-b-c's abby boudreau has their stories. (nat-barbie commercial) she's the blonde bombshell that has graced store shelves for more than five decades? (nat-barbie commerical) now barbie -- is getting a make-over? mattell announcing thursday they're adding three new body types...'petite, tall and curvy.' so we sat down with the real experts and their moms ?. nat: ab: there's a lot of girl power at this table!! ...to talk about the iconic doll and her latest transformation? sot: (girl 1 (braids & glasses): mackenna: seeing these changes, it really makes you think.
(sooo cute!) sot: ab: when you compare this curvy barbie with the original barbie which one would you choose? (girl 2 (grey sweatshirt): this one bc it's different. //ab: would you rather play with a doll that looks a little bit like more you?(girl 2 (grey sweatshirt): yes!! dr stacy kaiser says this makes sense... sot kaiser: tbd: these dolls will allow girls to embrace their outer beauty?.this is a good thing. sot: mom: collette (short hair): a barbie doll? i don't know anyone that looks like that. i think it will help girls a lot to feel better about themselves. sot: mom: shari (curly hair - grey shirt): it's okay that we all don't look the same, we are all different and we are all beautiful. it doesn't matter the shape or size, we are all beautiful. (graphic) and mattel agrees?telling abc news? that? barbie is the number one fashion doll in the world." (graphic cont.) but not everyone is on board one barbie fan tweeting: i'm all 4 diversity & positive body image. but that's not #barbie, then. it's a different doll. sot: casey---barbie is more than a brand, it's a character also.
way you're messing with mickey mouse a little bit. still -- all the moms say they're happy with the changes?and would buy the new choice, pick one of these or pick the thin one. char's daughter: it's better for everyone to know that you don't have to be the same to be beautiful. for good morning america, ab, abc news, la. on a different news this midday... the famous popemobile is about to be auctioned off! it's one that was used his trip to philadelphia last september. pope francis rode around the city of brotherly love in two fiat 500-l's. one of those cars will be auctioned off today at the philadelphia auto show black tie tailgate. proceeds from the auction will benefit select ministries and missions of the archdiocese of philadelphia. up next on action news at midday...
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hello, welcome to the second half of midday.... i'm jessica janner. and i'm dayna rosselli. (anchors ad lib greg) ((ad-lib)) high pressure has moved on and we are only 48 hrs away from our next front! today, partly cloudy skies will be common with high temperatures in the upper 60s and potentially lower 70s. saturday brings in the spring-like warmth! highs in the lower 70s will be common but clouds thicken through the 35 mph. the red rock and spring mountain range areas should reach gusts between 45 and 55 mph. by saturday night, our rain chances begin! wide spread showers, some heavy downpours, afternoon. pooling, minor flooding and wide spread flooding are possible sunday through monday. temperatures will fall sunday back to the upper 50s and even further to the low 50s and show be in the low and mid 30s. sweaters, jackets and umbrellas look to be warranted through now to a new twist in the manhunt for three missing california inmates. a woman who teaches at the jail
connection with their escape. officials believe she provided them with information they needed to make their break. abc's kayna whitworth has the details. this morning, the woman police say helped these 3 violent crimals escape from this california jail - sitting her own cell? sot - investigators have made a significant arrest in connection to the investigation 44-year-old nooshafarin ravaghi? arrested thursday in connection to the january 22 escape of hossein nayeri, jonathan tieu and bac tien duong. ravaghi - taught english as a second language at the central men's jail. the alleged mastermind behind the jailbreak - hossein nayeri - - reportedly taking one of her classes at the time. officials now saying ravaghi allegedly provided the men with google maps and other information essential to their escape? former fbi special agent in charge steve gomez says the maps may have helped the three get to a specific address or provided a better understanding of surrounding buildings and the jail roof (stand up ) - "inmates are allowed 3 hours of outdoor
here at the orange country central men's jail that's done right here on the roof behind me " authorites say, ravaghi - one of 10 people arrested in connection to the escape - denies providing anything beyond the maps. according to police, the angeles... for good morning america, kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. a fight erupts ending in gunfire, leaving a teenage boy dead this midday. right now, police are looking for his killer and they need your help. cops were called out to a home near civic center drive in north las vegas around 4 thirty yesterday afternoon..with reports of shots fired. they arrived to find the 18-year-old boy dead. police don't have a description to work with but they say somebody had to have witnessed it. sot: ann cavaricci, north las vegas police we're in a residential neighborhood, there were a lot of people around here. so we're hoping if they saw something or heard something
police say it's crucial they get tips before too much time passes. if you have any information, call police. ohio's environmental protective agency is warning parents and students at one elementary school not to drink the water. they say there's a possible the district shut down the drinking fountains and sinks at gurney elementary school as a safety precaution. school officials say they've received contradicting messages from the e-p-a. the school is providing bottled water to their students and staff in the meantime. ohio's e-p-a is also investigating reports of lead in water in a suburb of cleveland. a first grade teacher in texas was fired - after parents say she put duct tape over the mouths of her students - saying it was a quote - game. extra counseling is being made available to students who may need it... and after parents filed police reports, juvenile detectives
are investigating to determine what, if any, criminal charges may be warranted. get this-- a 16-year-old wisconsin student was fined 200-dollars for taking a second lunch at school! a written brief alleges the head cook pressed charges against the students for theft. but the district superintendent says that's false. he adds the school provides free and reduced meals to students. meanwhile, a fundraising page set up to help the teen pay his fine received more than one-thousand dollars in donations. getting rid of bullying in schools is one of clark county school district's top priorities. and today... the district wants to make sure our teachers are mission. from 9 a-m until 3 this afternoon... "operation respect" will be holding a bullying prevention workshop for teachers. the goal is to help them know how to handle bullying incidents. it was the final republican debate before the first votes
still, donald trumps influence was felt. texas senator ted cruz... mocking trump through portions of the debate. cruz sot everyone on this stage is stupid, fat and ugly //?now that we have the donald trump portion out of the way [laughter] trump wasn't the only talking point. the candidates took on issues from abortion to immigration. with only days before the iowa caucuses, many of the candidates were just trying to secure a second place finish behind the frontrunner, trump. meanwhile, democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders is in some hot water with the culinary union here in las vegas. they say some of his staffers tried to get into casino employee dining rooms, so they could talk to union members. we reached out to sanders local campaign office, but they have not responded. the culinary union represents nearly 60-thousand people and is considered a major force in nevada politics. north las vegas mayor john lee laying out a plan.. saying things are looking good
yesterday at his state of the city address, the mayor said the city has made some enormous electric car company. "faraday future.." and, according to the mayor, the city's deficit is now under 23-million dollars. that's a 51 million dollar improvement over last year. nobody was sure about the state of new jersey last night... people who lived there felt a bunch of sonic booms... a lot of them thought it was an coming. then all of a sudden everything was rattling. the windows i thought my trailer was going to come off the foundation.)) turns out, the sonic booms were caused by fighter jets. still ahead on action news at
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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speed may not be available in your area. only from centurylink. call and switch today. check out this out of this image of pluto's atmosphere. nasa's new horizons spacecraft took the image using infrared wavelengths. the blue ring around pluto is caused by sunlight scattering from haze particles common in pluto's atmosphere. scientists believe the haze is
and there is more ice on the surface of pluto than scientists first thought. these new nasa scans prove it... a new map of the dwarf planet was made with nasa's new data. it shows exposed water ice is abundant on pluto's surface. water ice is, in fact, the bedrock of pluto's crust. high pressure has moved on and we are only 48 hrs away from our next front! today, partly cloudy skies will be common with high temperatures in the upper 60s and potentially lower 70s. winds will be light throughout the day and pick up only to a 5-10 mph speed out of the west tonight. saturday brings in the spring-like warmth! highs in the lower 70s will be common but clouds thicken through the day and winds pick up to gusty conditions. 15-25 mph winds look to be common with valley gusts around mph. by saturday night, our rain chances begin! wide spread showers, some heavy downpours, are likely through sunday and
expected 6000ft and above through the weekend into monday afternoon. pooling, minor flooding and wide spread flooding are possible sunday through monday. temperatures will fall sunday back to the upper 50s and even afternoon, wind chill factors show be in the low and mid 30s. sweaters, jackets and umbrellas look to be warranted through monday but hold on to the warm clothing through the week since high temperatures look to only we're kind of on a warm up
yet we still know of valley drivers... especially those of us who get up early, who let our cars run to warm up. but a-b-c's clayton sandell shows us why that's such a bad idea! watch these car thieves roll up on an idling car in denver? and seeing it's empty? steal it moments later. this guy scouts a car, parks, approaches and then darts to open the door ? but it's locked and the homeowner sees what's going on and scares the thief away and here in this parking lot you see a thief casually walk, then speed up to get in a car. the driver comes out in time to mornings. cops call them "puffers". bad guys call them a golden opportunity. and police departments across the country - warning drivers not to leave their running cars
than 60 seconds." that's all it took to steal gregory kehrl's car. bad enough-- but the bad guys also got away with keys to his second car. later that night they came back to steal that one, too. sot - gregory kehrl / "give me back my car." (gfx) some people may not realize that in many states, it is illegal to leave a car idling with the keys inside? and depending on your state and county ?.that could even mean - in your own driveway. (source: american transportation research institute) but more people seem to be doing it. nearly 45,000 cars stolen in 20-14 had keys inside. (source: national insurance crime bureau) nats - dave hoover / lakewood pd / we got people leaving their cars running everywhere. (gfx- time stamp "6:30 am") in lakewood colorado? we hit the streets with sgt. dave hoover. within minutes? his officers spot dozens of puffers idling in the 18-degree weather? in front of homes? and stores. sot - sgt. unattended. while you're inside the store?can't do that. this driver hit with a fifty-seven-dollar ticket. not far away? (gfx time stamp "7:15 am") rick boyer's car - has just been stolen. sot - rick boyer / victim of
windows are frosty so i warm the car up. go back inside. come outside and car's gone. lakewood police department // we've seen them used in drive by shooting, burglary cases. (cover with puffer video) we've even had instances of bank robberies where the suspects little shivering? is better than a lot of stealing. sot - 11;33;18;19 hoover: sit clayton sandell, abc news, lakewood, colorado. now let's take a look at today's top stories now trending... and the oscars are revealing the first list of presenters at this year's academy awards ceremony. .
the names include whoopi goldberg, benicio del toro, tina fey and kevin hart. artists who will be performing during the show include lady gaga and sam smith. the 88th academy awards will be hosted by chris rock. they air right here on channel
the nation's oldest undergraduate drama troupe has picked actress kerry washington as its "woman of the year." harvard university's hasty pudding theatricals honored the "scandal" star after a parade
through harvard square. the honor included the traditional roast and the presentation of a gold pudding pot. the group said it picked washington because she is talented, socially engaged, and continues to break barriers in hollywood. sneaker fans are lining up in chicago hoping to be one of the first to buy the new "air jordans". this is video from outside the michael jordan store in chicago. of course, camping chairs and tents aren't enough to keep warm this time of year... ...so everybody had plenty of blankets. fans started lining up on wednesday -- the new shoes don't go on sale until tomorrow. by the way..the retail price? 650- dollars per pair. if you see someone running here... down las vegas boulevard today
make sure to cheer her on! helene neville is attempting to break a world record by running the perimeter of the strip for 135 miles. starting at 7 this morning the las vegas native will run non-stop between the welcome to las vegas sign.. and the fabulous downtown sign on fremont street. neville is a grandmother, nurse and cancer survivor. for more stories trending right now... go to ktnv.com. and we want to hear your just sound off on any trending news by joining us on twitter. true-life coast guard drama the
a fatal accident near pecos and owen overnight tied up traffic and leaves one family in heartbreak this midday... the crash was so severe the engine actually popped out of a car... and a store clerk tried to save the dying 20 year old. startling new revelations about nevada's most infamous inmate. the respected doctor played by will smith in the movie "concussion" says simpson has a brain disease... he is behind bars in lovelock, nevada for a heist at the palace station. and the so-called affluenza teen is behind bars in texas... facing a judge again today. he was deported from mexico yesterday-- after being on the run with his mom for two months. he killed 4 and injured many others in a drunk driving accident. the sheriff overseeing his incarceration says couch is
in lockup. and check out this massive sinkhole along the oregon coast! it's growing along highway 101- so part of the roadway had to be closed- likely until tonight. obviously... crews need to make repairs. high pressure has moved on and we are only 48 hrs away from our next front! today, partly cloudy skies will be common with high temperatures in the upper 60s and potentially lower 70s. winds will be light throughout the day and pick up only to a 5-10 mph speed out of the west common with valley gusts around mph. by saturday night, our rain chances begin! wide spread through the weekend into monday temperatures will fall sunday back to the upper 50s and even monday but hold on to the warm tonight's primetime lineup begins with last man standing at 8.... dr. ken at 8:30...shark tank at 9, 20/20 at ten and action news at 11.
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