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weather starts right now... right now on good morning las vegas... we're learning more about the victim in a brutal murder. what loved ones are saying what might've led up to the shooting. mother nature has a lot in store for las vegas today. we're tracking a big storm heading to our area. we'll let you know what to expect. good morning las vegas! i'm lesley marin... the time now is ...on this sunday--january 31st. we want to get straight to carlo falco this morning with what's in store for today. good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) thanks, carlo. if you're heading to the mountains today to check out the snow, you're urged to pay
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alot of snow is expected to fall on mount charleston. officials are asking drivers headed to the mountain.. to please drive carefully. the mount charleston winter alliance will post up-to-date driving conditions, chain requirements and road closures online. you can find a link to their website at action news is your weather authority. we'll have continued coverage of the storm throught the morning. and don't forget, you can follow ktnv on facebook and twitter for immediate updates all day long. a developing story this morning, after a woman is shot and killed at her front door.
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yesterday morning for you. this morning, family and friends tell action news that the victim is denise gray - metro's 11-th homicide victim of the year. "i was scared. my first reaction was i thought she fell or something." that was the woman who heard the screams for help. she called 911....but when police arrived - they found gray on the floor with a gunshot wound. police say she was shot and killed around 2:30 in the morning - right there in her doorway. family and friends were on the scene all morning - in disbelief. but - her loved ones tell us something happened earlier that day that may have triggered the shooting. "she was kind of shaken up earlier from my understanding from a lot of the neighbors, and had gotten into an altercation with someone." family and friends think it's possible the shooter came back to settle the score. right now...metro continues their search for a missing man. 90-year-old george kimura has
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police are concerned about his condition, they say he suffers from dimentia. anyone with information is asked to call metro right away. an action news update this morning... on the fatal shooting of a teenager in north las vegas this week. the coroner has identified the victim as 18-year-old kishawn washington. he was killed after a fight broke out on civic center near cheyenne on thursday. right now police are still looking for the shooter. they are asking anyone with any information to please come forward. dozens of people came out to remember a woman killed in a tragic car accident. they gathered at the scene of this horrific accident near rainbow and spring mountain. the woman died instantly on wednesday.. she was hit by a suspected drunk driver, who was reportedly going around 120 miles an hour. the driver has been identied as 33 year old victor sandoval. at last check, he was in life-
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right now a man is in critical condition at umc.. and his home is in pieces after a fire. that's according to firefighters. the fire broke out yesterday morning, near carey and belmont . firefighter say the home is a complete loss. damage is estimated at 100- thousand dollars. the cause is still under investigation. turning to a developing story out of colorado. 0:00 nats: "national western stock show... several shooting victims inside..." 0:06 chaos in downtown denver. multiple victims and at least one dead this morning after violence breaks out at a bike show. 0:10 mos says: "i just saw a bunch of people scattering after we heard two gunshots." butt with 0:23 os says: "it all happened on the stairwells and then there was a bunch of mongrels, motorcycle guys beating up each other on the gun fire broke out yesterday during the colorado motorcycle expo. the show attracts a large number of bikers. eyewitnesses described a gruesome scene-- people getting
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appears this morning, the conflict involved biker gangs. at one point--things were so tense-- that the hospital where victims were being traeted had to be put on lockdown. police will continue their investigation. this morning-- all three inmates who escapped from a maximum-security jail in california are back behind bars. the three pulled off an elaborate escape from the facility in santa ana nine days ago. one of them was re-arrested in the same city friday the other two were caught in san francisco yesterday morning. "he's running eastbound up towards stanyan now. still running?" butt with "code 4, code 4 we got him down." butt with "that van right to van." the inmates were all considered extremely dangerous. they are facing charges ranging from murder to attempted murder
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kidnapping. officials say a prison english teacher has been arrested in connection to the escape. good morning everyone! coming up... we'll tell you why the local culinary union is choosing not to endorse a candidate during the primaries.. it's been one week since that big storm hit the east coast, dumping alot of snow. well, this morning, that snowfall is still causing problems for residents. we'll explain. first, let's check in with carlo.
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((ad-lib at open set with live pic in mon)) the new york times has announced its editorial board
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where else to put it. ((ad-lib at open set with live pic in mon)) the new york times has announced its editorial board
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presidential nomination. ohio governor john ka-sich received the endorsement for the republican side. the times said it picked clinton because of to her experience and policy ideas. kasich apparently got the nod because he is the only plausible choice for republicans who are tired of -- quote -- "the extremism and inexperience on display in this race" we're only 24 hours away from the iowa caucuses. . donald trump leads ted cruz by five points -- while hillary clinton and bernie sanders are cked in a statistical tie. with the race so close --the candidates are all over iowa, in search of every last undecided vote. abc's lana zak is in des moines with the latest. . sanders nats "this land is my land, this land is your land..." could the insurgent candidates actually walk away with a win in iowa? sanders sot pundits don't think young people vote. how would you like to make the pundits look dumb on election night?" [8:47:11 pm] an energetic bernie sanders played
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as the last major poll before the iowa caucuses has sanders within 3 points of hillary clinton-- ((gfx: iowa dmr/bloomberg poll: clinton 45, sanders 42)) but hillary clinton appeared confident, joined by the whole family on the trail-- clinton sot "i'm just thrilled chelsea and bill can be here with me," also joining clinton, former congresswoman gabby giffords. sot giffords "speaking is hard for me. but january, come january, i want to say these two words: madame president.")) and on the republican side, the last poll has donald trump at 28, ted cruz at 23--as trump hits cruz's canadian birth hard-- trump sot "he really cant run" cruz laughing it off in public. sot-cruz "i will admit, when donald insults you, it's amusing." but cruz is taking
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too-- sot - rubio: "he's decided to run a very deceitful campaign at the end on some things he's saying. caucus-goers say their minds are not yet made up. lz abcn dm the local culinary union isn't backing any candidate ahead of nevada's caucuses next month. the powerful union representing thousands of casino workers here in the valley is focusing on the general election instead. the group backed barack obama back in 2008. union leaders say--they want to help get thousands of people to vote, but they also want to concentrate on growing their ranks. straight ahead... "i just think we should all set an i agree, i agree.." the tables turned... this officer finds himself on the other side of a traffic stop. we'll have the story, next! you're watching good morning las vegas on channel 13. we'll be right back on this
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by a corrupt political system where wall street banksand billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded
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people who know you can't level the playing field
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i saw since miller drive and you were pushing 90 miles an hour. you're hearing that right. vdeo showi the moment a ciivian puled over a police officer in miami, florida. the motorist said she saw the officer speeding, but the officer didn't agree. "i don't know how fast i was going but i can tell you this, i'm on the way to work right now.... "i don't believe i was speeding." well that driver, goes on to tell the cop how police should be setting an example. the officer initially thought they both continued on their way. an after school coach in new
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morning. a video is going around showing two 12-year-old boys fighting... .....and it looks like the coach just stood by and did nothing. alice gainer is showing us the video that got the coach fired. nats" this isn't a boxing gym. and that's not a referee. two 12 year old boys wailing on each other... "watch it coach watch it." as their after-school coach just stands by seemingly doing nothing to break it up. "nats" towards the end of the video the coach ushers one of the middle school boys off camera. (kevin jones/ parent) "it's very unacceptable - you're a grown man you're supposed to be a role model for these kids..." kevin jones the father of one of the boys involved in the fight says he learned of the incident back on january 14th when his son came home from the after- school program at m.s 53 brian piccolo in far rockaway queens, complaining of pain. (kevin jones/ parent) "i had to take him to st. john's hospital located in far rockaway, as well and the doctor says he has a little muscle problem in his head."
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video posted to facebook that night by another boy... and was furious. that coach, marcus cruz, has been fired. the department of education says "cruz was not a doe employee, and he was swiftly removed from his position at an after-school program at the school. there is zero tolerance for employees, vendors, or volunteers who do not prioritize the safety of our students, and the incident has been referred to sci for investigation." once s-c-i or the special commissiotigation looks into it, jones and his lawyer will determine if a lawsuit is necessary. (sanford rubenstein/lawyer) "was this coach vetted? what other circumstances occurred prior to this with regard to this particular coach all those things have to be investigated." frightening moments for a group of people snowmobiling...and it was all caught on camera. witnesses say they were caught in an avalanche - nearly 800 yards wide. five people were killed when it swept them away in british
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two emergency workers just happened to be in the area. thankfully - they managed to rescue several people. six people were injured, but they are all out of the hospital. we turn now to san francisco. a dream home sold just a few months ago, torn down. the house is mysteriously sliding down the hill -- threatening the neighborhood. here's abc's aditi roy... on the mystery in san francisco. a dream destroyed ? sot ronald martell/homeowner (upgrade this to fresh sound dea/aditi getting now) "it was a devastating piece of news..." ronald martell hadn't even moved inhis san francisco home when he discovered the entire house sliding downhill - threatening the neighborhood below. his only choice - tear it down. aditi standup (walking down hill): it's not just this home that was in danger. five others are also on this slippery slope...and now, those homeowners are worried they could be next. sot stephen ader neighbor demolition is almost done -
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triggered the slide. but already - martell is hopefull he'll be able to rebuild. sot ronald martell/homeowner (upgrade this to fresh sound dea/aditi getting now) "we're californians, we rebuild and move on." reporter tag: no other homes are being torn down just yet, but homeowners nearby are required to have an engineering firm prove their homes are not at risk?or face good morning las vegas.. still ahead this morning... we find out if a local woman was able to break a world record right here in the valley. details, next! plus, today's the last day to enroll for health insurance. what you need to know in order to avoid a hefty fee! right now on good morning las
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and we're tracking a big storm headed to the las vegas valley. how this will affect the rest of your weekend. good morning las vegas! i'm lesley marin... the time now is ...on sunday--officially the last day of the month. let's get started with a weather first check with carlo falco! good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) a winter storm warning is in effect for the local mountains and all of lincoln county. wind advisories for western and southern clark county and eastern california, high wind warnings are in effect for central nye county and the high deserts of central california. this next story is the perfect example of the power social
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a family had their truck stolen - right out of their driveway. but thanks to facebook....they got it back - three hours later! action news reporter gina lazara talked to the family. (((slim ritchie))) "where's my
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street, so we looked in the street, and it was not there and i was like great. somebody stole my truck." pretty frequently --- but what you don't hear --- is how quickly someone gets their stolen property back! (((jamielynn))) "just before 2 - i had a picture that was messaged to me that said hey is this your truck and i looked at the picture and i was like oh my goodness this is it! this is our truck! where are you at!?" all thanks to this facebook post..... (((nats))) "every comment and every like....even if they don't share" something the couple didn't really agree on! (((slim ritchie))) "i didn't even think about facebook." (((jamielynn))) "he actually kind of made fun of me. he's like hunny come on there's no chance we're getting it and when she arrived -- she couldn't belive her eyes (pic of truck in garage) there it was. the same truck she saw on facebook seconds earlier --- was parked right in front of her. nats four kids hopped in the truck and tried to get away --
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the truck was back to the ritchie's. (((slim ritchie))) "i like to think it's karma you know.i do right by people and expect people to do right by me." (((jamielynn))) "it's nice to have it back. it's just kind of like one of those hey the good guys win in the end." the ritchie's said they will probably be a little more careful before leaving their keys in an unlocked vehicle ever again. but they sure are thankful for the way their situation turned out. southern nevada's newest medical marijuana dispensary is open for business! "the source" held a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday afternoon. operators say they offer different products grouped by the source is open near sahara and rainbow. an update to a story we first
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this one....has a happy ending! a valley man's tortoise that was stolen out of his backyard ---was brought back to the owner. damian falcone returned home yesterday to find "june bug" crawling around his backyard! how he actually got back is still a mystery--but falcone is extremely thankful and impressed by the power of social media. "what motivates people to do the right thing? pressure helps. i think maybe somebody hears enough opinions from other people and they say you know what that is right. or maybe somebody around them says thats the right thing to do." "june bug" was missing for ten days. a world record broken right here in las vegas. take a look..this is helene neville crossing the finish line with supporters cheering her on. this footage coming from her facebook page. the las vegas native spent the weekend running the permiter of the strip--non-stop--for 1
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she did it all carrying an american flag. neville started at 7 in the morning and friday and wrapped up last night. neville has survived three bouts of brain cancer and just had brain surgery about a month ago. congratulations to her! if you have yet to sign up for health coverage, today is the last day you can do it. if you miss today's deadline, you'll have to wait another year to sign up and you'll have to pay a 6 hundred 95 dollar penalty for not being insured. there's alot of affordable healthcare dot gov. nearly 7 in 10 people who use the healthcare marketplace have signed up for coverage paying less than 75 dollars a month after tax credits. good morning las vegas... coming up... devestating disease taking a toll on more americans.
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weighing in on the zika virus.. how many more people could get infected? feeling the need for speed? where you can go today to live out your nascar dreams. now we turn to the desperate
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here in the u.s, there's reports of 36 people having the disease in a dozen states, 4 of them pregnant women. but there's an urgent fight to stop the epidemic at its source. abc's chief health and medical editor, doctor richard besser joins us with the latest. door to door here in ?recife brazil, they're desperate to blunt the explosive growth of mosquitos carry it. so soldiers are scouring neighborhoods? bridge: there's a government requirement that every house in this area is visited at least once a month by the soldiers to look for any
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mosquitos could breed. they are meticulous, since any standing water is their home. there's no pooling water there. that's all it would take for mosquitos to breed. in these sprawling shanty towns residents store fresh water in large, often neglected tanks ?with mosquito larva like this. soliders sanitize each tank to kill the eggs. and at this clinic we see first hand why the stakes are so high. sot dr. microcephaly -- abnormally small heads and brains. there are hundreds of cases here in recife?.more than 4,000 in brazil ... scientists suspect they are for more...while mothers here struggle to plan an uncertain future for their babies besser tag: "until zika virus is under control in brazil and the other countries in which its spreading the cdc says its far too dangerous for pregnant women to travel to those areas. they should stay home, " embattled michigan governor rick snyder is facing harsh criticism for the latest
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water crisis. emails exposed by liberal advocacy group, progress michigan, reveal the state shipped bottled water to its workers in flint-- over 8 months before residents were officially told the drinking water was unsafe. the governor said he had no knowledge of that taking place. the state defends their decision, saying they only provided bottled water temporarily until that particular chemical threat was over. dangerous levels of lead were later found in flint water and about 200 kids have tested positive-- so far. sot melissa mays/flint resident and knowing that someone did this to my kid, as a mother, i can't sleep at night. and even more trouble for residents there...officials are warning that the filters they handed out, may not be effective enough to keep their water safe. a winter storm warning is in effect for the local mountains and all of lincoln county.
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southern clark county and eastern california, high wind warnings are in effect for central nye county and the high deserts of central california. this is all ahead of a very strong storm pushing towards the las vegas valley. rain showers will start in the las vegas valley around noon with the heaviest rain pushing through the valley around 3-6pm. a few embedded thunderstorms are possible as this system has a lot of energy and tons of moisture to cause these
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overnight the storm will pass to the east and will draw in a huge amount of very cold air from the north dropping snow levels down to near 2000 feet which would mean snow showers are possible for the las vegas valley. snow showers are most likely up in summerlin and centennial hills and but as cold air shoves in from the west flakes could quickly fly in downtown
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the strip before ending monday morning. all told precipitation should total around 0.3" of rain for the las vegas valley and upwards of 2 feet of snow for the local mountains. monday winds will dramatically increase from the north and northwest and gusts will peak around 45mph in the late morning. temperatures will be very cold
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won't break out of the 40s - around 15 below normal. winds will die slowly on tuesday but temperatures take a couple more days to recover, some information for your commute. expect delays today and tomorrow along the 95 near the spaghetti bowl. crews are closing lanes from nine tonight through five tomorrow morning to dig trenches along the road. they'll be used when they widen the 15 this summer. so be aware if you're heading in that direction. ahead today.. an awesome deal! get ready to
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there's a station in town offering gas for a dollar -99. u.s. gas and showtime car wash is having the sale today from 1 to 4 p.m. but it's only today! gas for under 2 dollars is pretty much unheard of las vegas right now. so, here's what you need to know. it's u.s. gas and showtime car wash offering this deal. 1 to 4 p.m. today and that's located near jones and tropicana on the southwest side of the valley. laps for charity is back! it's happening today at the motor speedway. the event is open to all licensed drivers, 18 and older. participants can drive their cars, trucks and motorcycles on the track and go up to 75 miles an hour. the entry fee is 35 per vehicle for three laps during the day or 45 at night. all proceeds support the las vegas chapter of speedway children's charities. everything gets underway at 11
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sticking to the roads for this next story. ride sharing company, lyft is expanding their services to northern nevada. the company has locked in a deal to operate at the reno-tahoe international airport. reports say lyft obtained the agreement on friday to expand their operations. uber is already doing pickups at the airport. reno-tahoe airport ceo marily mora says this expands options for people riding downtown, to casinos or even heading to the ski resorts. it's one of the best times of the year--girl scout cookie season! hundreds of local girl scouts kicked off cookie sales with a bang yesterday. there are 39-hundred girl scouts in southern nevada. this year they are expected to sell 847-thousand boxes of cookies. i hope to sell 550 and my favorite cookie is the samoa's or carmel delights. those are really good all proceeds from the cookie
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when good morning las vegas returns... radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the united states. could it be making its way to your home? we have steps on how to protect your family, next. ((transcribe)) it's odorless, coloress and now the second leading cause of
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life? if you would like to receive a free radon test kit today-- jamie will be hosting three presentations between today and tomorrow
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one at west charleston libray that begins at 10-30 a-m . and another one beginning at 1:30 a- m at sunrise library. and the last being held on monday at 6 p-m at the rainbow
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for a list full list of who's hiring in the valley head to our website.. beer park at the paris is celebrating its grand opening this weekend with the world famous budweiser clydesdales. yesterday morning the city shut down part of las vegas boulevard, so the horses could make their way down the strip. beer park is the first rooftop bar on the las vegas strip, with a 10-thousand square foot deck overlooking the strip. thanks for joining us this morning. good morning america is up next. and join us back here at 8 a-m
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