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-22- pounds. a little guy named "tough" was the winner. another full hour of news and weather starts right now... right now on good morning las vegas... a rash of shootings in north las vegas sparking fear in a community. what residents are saying this morning. "my goal is to just make sure eric knows that he's not alone." plus, a community coming together to help a local high school senior in the fight for his life. and a live look outside..some big changes for your weekend forecast. we're keeping our eye to the sky for you this morning. we do start with breaking news at this hour... just into our newsroom moments ago. metro telling us a woman is dead after being shot. this all happened around 2 and cheyenne. we're told police got a call of a woman yelling for help, when they got to the scene, they found she had been shot. she was rushed to umc trauma where she succumbed to her
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there is no suspect in custody at this time. we'll keep you posted on the latest developments as they break. let's get to our top story this morning.... "i havent been on this side of town for about 15-20 years and its still the same, im terrified of this neighborhood and i'm 50 years old" many in a north las vegas community are waking up in fear after being traumatized by two shootings, both within less than 24 hours of each other. good morning las vegas, i'm lesley marin.. in total -4 -people were shot. one is dead and so far, police dont have a suspect or a motive. yesterday afternoon bullets went flying, leaving three people shot. so far, police havent released ages or id's but neighbors say the youngest victim was just 15 years old this follows a shooting on thursday in that same area that left an 18- year-old dead. police aren't saying whether the two shootings are connected, but people living in the area say yesterday's
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thursday's killing. "i just know that that's how it works. there's always some type of retaliation, and i expect more of it out of this, you know if this does be aired, just a word of caution to the neighbors, be aware of your surroundings, be aware of everything. that's what i try to tell my son" the three hurt in yesterday's shooting all suffered non-life threatening injuries. in the meantime, north las vegas police are asking for tips from the public to prevent this from escalating even further. shifting gears, the weather is a big story we're following this weekend. here's a live look outside, things are calm for right now, but changes are on the way. carlo falco is tracking it all for us from the weather desk. carlo falco is tracking it all for us from the weather desk. good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) a spring valley high school senior in the fight of his life-- battling leukemia since
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the fight and supporting him. action news reporter mahsa saeidi has more on the story of eric jolley. "the first thing i thought of when i heard it was that i was going to die." you can't sugar coat cancer! but 17 year-old eric jolley is a fighter! fresh out of the hospital! tonight... his first time cheering since the diagnosis! "i love how it makes me feel, i feel like really strong." "aaaahhhh!!!!!" this squad...his passion.. in november ... the senior's plans to compete
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his focus suddenly became: chemo! the biggest battle just ahead -- a bone marrow transplant! "i feel like this would have definitely been a lot harder on my own." "dancing!" from the bleachers to his bedside... his friends always there. their goal.. to make sure jolley knows...he's never alone. "we decorated his iv stand, we did everything we could so he wouldn't feel like he was in the hospital for new years." this spring valley grizzly...turned leukemia slayer! inspiring classmates to be strong...fight hard..and cherish every second. part of jolly's power coming from his deep faith in god. a lot of reason to be hopeful. eric says after his first cycle of chemo, just ten days, his cancer went into remission. if you'd like to help eric in his fight we have a link to his go fund me account.
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dot com. a neighborhood fued escalates into an all out brawl and it's all caught on camera. now, one neighbor says he's concerned. the other person involved hasn't been arrested. this is surveillance of the fight. the neighbor who threw the punches, sean pier-rot, says he was protecting his family after these surveillance cameras were pointed towards his daughters. but the teenager who got punched says-- that wasnt their intention! sot jace biddle so i'm sure it upsets him that it catches his backyard and front door while getting ours too, the camera shows both, with how close our homes are it shows both action news reached out to police who say there was a citation issued for battery. despite-- only minor injuries..... no arrest was made. the two neighbors will be going to court over the battery incident..... a valley cashier jumps into help..... after a car crashes into a pole
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police say a -20- year old man was speeding yesterday morning when he slamed into the pole near owens and pecos. the impact was so hard the car's engine ended up in the middle of the intersection. an on-duty clerk nearby heard the crash... and jumped into action cutting the man out of his seatbelt. 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." the driver died on the way to the hospital. police say they came out to the same spot less than a year ago.... for another deadly crash. now to the latest developments on the big sports story centered around las vegas.. las vegas sands chairman--sheldon adelson-- met with the owner of the raiders yesterday-- showing him a potential spot for a stadium here in the valley.. we staked out the -42- acre plot of land just purchased by u-n-l-v near tropicana and paradise.... but there was no sign of them. action news spoke with a former
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likelihood of a team actually coming to town. "when you have an owner, an nfl owner actually coming into town and having a conversation within an investor. that's different. the raiders' first choice is to move to a stadium.... in los angeles... but that venue ha sbeen offered to the st. louis rams and the san diego chargers.... for both to use. if one of them says no... the raiders will have a very good chance.... of getting that spot more progress is being made on the new t-mobile arena on the strip. the first of 17-thousand seats were installed yesterday. dan quinn// vp general manager, t mobile arena 11:20:40 - 11:20:50 "milestones like this.. .comes to life." construction is on schedule... with the arena set to open april -6-th with a concert..... by las vegas' own "the killers." no word yet--on whether the stadium will be the new home of an n-h-l team. good morning everyone!
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we're only two days away from the iowa caucus. the presidential race is heating up. we'll show what candidates are doing to prepare. and the economy in las vegas is on the upswing. business leaders coming together to discuss what the future holds. we'll tell you what they say is the key to making sure our economy is strong.
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that standoff happening at a wildlife refuge. she says militia leader ammon bundy, his brother ryan, and ryan payne pose a danger to the community. she says she would release people only if the standoff ends. 4 holdouts still occupy the federal land. 7 were arrested tuesday during a traffic stop.. including one who was shot and killed. turning now-- to some dramatic police body-cam video. a colorado police officer forced to use a tree branch to save a teenager who had fallen through the ice on a frozen pond. it shows the officer racing to help after responding to the emergency call. he grabbed a tree branch and managed to pull one teenager to but couldn't reach them in time. mother nature a big story this weekend here in las vegas. but, we're not the only ones expecting to get hit. flood watches are posted right now for parts of california, as
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rain. not to mention, the winds..also expected to be a big factor. and check this out, a road falling apart in oregon. this angle shows the blacktop falling away leaving a huge sinkhole. it formed only a few feet from another big sinkhole that opened up last month. both are now more than 50 feet wide and growing. engineers say all of the water from recent heavy rains-- has overwhelmed a storm drain under the road. that stretch of nearby highway 101 is now closed.. probably until spring. just a messy situation, carlo. the build up for our weekend's powerful storm starts today with gusty winds and ironically near record high temperatures. southwest winds will increase throughout the day and drive
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70s this afternoon near the record of 73 set just two years ago. the winds will stay gusty throughout the evening and will gradually diminish as the developing low moves more directly overhead of las vegas. temperatures on sunday will be about 20 cooler than today with abundant cloud cover and rain starting around noon. rain will continue throughout
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with snow up above 6,000 feet, but that snow level will fall through the day as colder air filters in from the northwest. substantial cold forcing with a strong cold front will shove through the area sunday evening into the overnight hours bringing the chance for a thunderstorm through the las vegas valley and very heavy snow up in the
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behind the front very strong northwest winds will blast the area dramatically dropping temperatures and bringing the chance for some isolated snow showers with wrap around moisture through the valley as the low's center departs. snow showers are possible very early monday
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before 7am with clouds slowly diminishing throughout the day. the big story monday though will be the temperatures which will be about 10-12 below normal with 15-25mph sustained north winds with gusts to 50 early in the morning. temperatures will stay very cool through wednesday e finally climbing back to
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week. ((ad-lib at open set with live pic in mon)) turning to the heated race for the white house. we're only two days out from the iowa caucuses. the votes will give us our first read of how the candidates are really doing
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the races in both parties are tight. the two frontrunners looking over their shoulders this weekend as they make that final push. abc's brandi hitt has more from des moines. linton/bush in the final push for votes ahead of baby. ted cruz is an anchor baby in he likes. i like and respect him." cruz -- now pushing ahead -- after thursday's "trumpless" fox news debate and this des moines register headline - "rough night for cruz." nats bill clinton: "the next president of the united states -- hillary clinton!" on the democratic side... as hillary clinton pounds the pavement for votes... nats - "i need you to come caucus monday night..." the state department delivered a bombshell -- (gfx) declaring 22 emails she sent from her private server while secretary of state - "top secret." nats up cruz: "this is getting more
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runacceptable. this is a disqualifier!" but time. nats sanders: "thank you very with bernie sanders... who's urging volunteers to do everything necessary to increase voter turnout on caucus night. sot sanders: "beg, borrow, kidnap, do whatever you have to do. kidnapping illegal here in iowa? [laughter] brandi hitt on camera: and hillary is bringing out the big guns! bill clinton is here in iowa campaigning for his wife. theweend. brandi hitt, abc news, des moines, iowa the future of las vegas' economy a big topic of discussion as top city and business leaders came together. l-v-c-v-a president rossi ralen-kotter says mc-carran international airport is a key to hopefully attracting more international business. the city hopes to reach.... -45- million visitors over the next -5- years. one of the big companies
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vegas is "faraday future" as they work to build an electric car plant in north las vegas. straight ahead... scary moments on a school bus! six students aboard as the bus spirals off the roadway.
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owner--he came down - but the cat was still stuck! finally - rescuers took a bucket up to jupiter in the firetruck's ladder and brought him down. both cat and ownder are finally reunited. now to some tense dash cam video of a frightening school bus crash out of texas. take a look...this video is from "the aldine independent school district," which serves parts of houston. as you can see here, it shows the bus going off the road and its front hood popping open before coming to a stop. -6- students from two schools were on the bus at the time of the crash. incredibly, no one was hurt. a las vegas local took his chance inside the "shark tank" to pitch an "s-a-t prep course." this is clark high school alumni--shann patel. he came up with educational test- prep company "24-hundred expert test prep." it's a -6- week prep course for both
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patel started the company.... after he improved his own s-a-t score from average to perfect while at clark high school. turns out, patel reached a deal with mark cuban. a big game on the basketball court for the unlv runnin rebels tonight... they're set to host the san diego aztecs over at the thomas and mack. the aztecs are undefeated in conference play and are in first place in the mountain west. the runnin' rebels are coming off a big win against the boise state broncos on wednesday. tip off is set for 5 this evening. so, head down there and cheer on the rebels! good morning las vegas.. still ahead this morning... the hunt for three escaped convicts from california continues-- how police were able to catch one of the prisoners-- but are they getting closer to the
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cutting ceremony today. we'll take you inside for a firsthand look. and we're keeping our eye on the sky for you this morning..a
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southern nevada. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is ... let's get started with a first look at weather with carlo falco! good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) ahead today... "the source," aiming to be las vegas' top medical marijuana
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will open it's doors. the ribbon cutting will happen at noon.. and this morning, action news is getting a first look inside the valley's newest dispensary. .action news reporter mahsa saeidi gives a preview of what products "the source" plans to offer. once you present your medical maruiana card and it's verified.. you get access to all the products inside. and here at the source...they have the maruiana grouped in section... flavros... this is sour diesel... this is grape stomper... and over here we have lavendar... and if you take a look you can see there's a magnifying glass and it allows clients to closely examine the bud... i'm told this is the most dense part of the plant and if you
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lid...and you can smell it and again this one is lavendar... next we're going to move on to the balms and oils section and president and ceo andrew jolly is going to hand over the product to me.. thank you so much andrew... so the way the balm works.. let's say you have some achy joints you just rub a little bit of this on there and i'm told that's going to help relieve that pain... and the oil very similar.. just a few drops will help relieve different ailments you might have as well. next we're going to move over cookies.. and over here you have the classic chocolate chip and peanut butter and andrew is going to hand over to me the double chocolate chunk brownine bites and on the back it has the recommended serving size.. and here it's a full brownie... and again because the plant is cooked this will actu ally get you high as well... so there you have it your sneak preview of the source... reporting near rainbow... mahsa saeidi channel
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like we mentioned, "the source" wil open its doors today at noon. it's located near sahara and rainbow. metro needs your help finding a murder suspect this morning. investigators say this man shot and killed a 61-year old man during a robbery in november. according to police omar valencia garcia killed the man inside his home near charleston and maryland. if you have any information on where garcia might be.. contact metro right away. this morning we have an update on a wrongful death lawsuit agianst the b-l-m. the suit involving two federal agents who shot and killed 20- berghardt was killed near red rock canyon after resisting arrest and trying to climb into an n-h-p vehicle to remove a rifle. officers responded to the scene after calls that berghardt was
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a special event is being held next week at the colosseum to celebrate the life of celine dion's husband.. who passed away earlier this month. caesars palace says it will take place wednesday at 7-pm. rene angelil died january 14th after a long battle with throat cancer. celine dion released a statement yesterday saying in part: "we have felt your love for ren0.. and your prayers and compassion have helped us during this most difficult time.. more than you'll ever know. i thank you from the bottom of my heart." now to the very lastest on the manhut for those california escaped convicts. this morning one of three suspects is behind bars, and police think they are getting closer to the other two. officials now say they think the men are in san jose. abc's matt gutman has the very latest. that's one of the fugitives in the distance.. bac doung- who's capture was as simple as his escape was elaborate? 20 minutes earlier he materialized outside this mechanic shop . gutman intv with witness: he
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turn himself in, he asked us to call the police, and he come in and arrest him and that's all i know. duong faces charges including attempted murder. he allegedly stole this white van just after their escape. and we watched police still scouring the area for it this afternoon? mg su: officer have area , right now they're focusing on those containers with k9 units but still those other two inmates remain missing. one of them, nayeri allegedly enlisting the help of his jailhouse english teacher, who authorities say supplied. sot hallock: a google earth image on paper that showed an image of the entire central jail complex. she played a significant role in the planning 44 year old nooshafarin ravaghi had security clearance at the jail - and apparently a deepening relationship with nayeri.. both of whom share iranian roots. good morning las vegas... coming up... time is running out to get
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if you still need to sign up, we have details on a local event you won't want to miss. plus, if you're looking for some fun in the snow with the little ones, we have the perfect event to tell you
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in today's health report.... if you haven't signed up for health insurance, you might want to add that to your weekend plans. nevada health link will host its final health fair for uninsured nevadans today from 10 a-m to 6 p-m. it's happening 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
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ahead today.. get that sweet tooth ready, hundreds of local girl scouts are kicking off their cookie season! gotta say, i'm a fan of all of the cookies! there's a big event happening at the "girl scouts of southern nevada" today from 9 to noon. there will be a bounce house, bingo and rock climibing wall. and coming up in our 8 o clock our the girl scouts will join us to talk more about this years cookie season! and if you're looking for a getaway to the mountains today, head to lee canyon. they're hosting the third annual "lil air competition" for young skiers and snowboarders. the kiddos will compete in beginner style jumps, with winners receving prizes. registration starts at 9 this morning and the competetion gets underway at 2. when good morning las vegas returns... we tell you about a ride that's helping save heroes everyday...
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and with an alarming-- 22 veterans commiting suicide every day-- these next guests are join in on a ride that's helping save heroes every day. joining us this morning is paul capinas-- with project hero las vegas. questions: 1. paul : tell us about the upcoming ride to recover challenge at blue diamond. 2. charlie: is there a local group that veterans can ride with on a regular basis? 3. charlie how can the local las vegas community help support project hero las vegas? 4. charlie: it's known 1 million
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the iraq and afghanistan wars-- so many people that ride are injured-- how this this helped heal them...emotional, physically? what special tools do they use to make this ride easier? 4. paul 3. how broad a reach does ride 2
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ride 2 recovery mountain bike ride feb. 1 thru 3 from 9 a.m. to noon everyday. riders will start at red rock
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feb. 1 thru 3 from 9 a.m. to noon everyday. riders will start at red rock canyona and end their ride at the blue diamond bike outpost. for more information visit
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