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and also, it's not the first time metro's new system has fallen short of expectations since the december uprgrade. contact 13 has been investigating 9-1-1 problems for the past two months. our special report help on hold begins thursday on action news live at 11. hit-and-run lamb & washington breaking news on a fight to break nv energy's monopoly in breaking news on a fight to break nv energy's monopoly in nevada. right now the nevada secretary of state's office is processing a petition filed a short time ago..
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nevadans for affordable clean energy. it would amend the consitution to ban a monopoly on electric service.. and require lawmakers to open the market to other providers by 2023. this would have a huge impact on the solar debate. action news reporter lesley marin has a live update coming up. that's the latest from the breaking news center. new at -5- tonight... a competency hearing has been scheduled.... for the man accused of waiving a gun at tourists on the strip. two by-standers were grazed by police bullets..... after they responded and found kahleal black waiving the gun around.... in front of the bellagio resort. a judge will now consider.... whether black is fit.... to stand trial. black's attorney is seeking the mental health evaluation.... after his bizarre court appearance last week. right now.. some local families are trying to figure out what to do next after their apartments were destroyed by fire near lake mead and warm springs. two of those people allowed action news to look around inside at the damage.
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that building is no longer safe for anyone to be inside. action news reporter michael burton spent the afternoon with tenants who are still trying to make sense of it all. michael. "i..i still..i don't believe it man. i'm in here trying to just....i don't know man." devon franklin is scared - unsure of the future - looking around at what used to be his home. the father of 6 struggles to accept his new reality. "i mean the whole entertainment center was engulfed in flames and i started panicking and i ran to the living room and told everybody it's a fire, it's a fire." he immediately grabbed
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ordered a neighbor to call 911. this is his first time back in the apartment - since then. "all my tvs. all my kids christmas presents. all their tablets." he lost everything. "everything in here, i worked really hard to get and i appreciated it. it was all valuable." officials say the fire began in devon's unit on the second floor of the building. there are four units total - with the two on the second floor getting it the worst. one apartment downstairs went untouched. "i didn't lose nothing." but even still - none of the 16 people who were living in this building can stay here because it's no longer safe. "i just lost my home." -end pkg- police are still looking for developments in the city's
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information tonight... into the city's latest deadly shooting. chopper 13 was over the breaking news this morning..... as the whole thing was unfolding. a man shot to death on the sidewalk... tries to save himself. action news reporter..... parker collins spoke with a witness.... who had to watch the man die. a warning... some of the video in this story.... might be too graphic.... for some viewers. bullets everywhere... possibly even hitting nearby homes and cars... the victim brought to the ground... bleeding on the sidewalk. hearing the gunshots, one man ran toward it-- not away... and couldn't believe what he saw. 4:09:56-4:10:00 "i heard 911 operator on the cell phone and i heard moans." taking his last steps the victim mustered awe inspiring strength... as he was bleeding he called
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him. standup: one man heard the gunshots and came out to find the victim splayed out here... taking his last breath... the 911 dispatcher still on the phone. debbie hutt, heard gunshots 10-15 "when we heard the shots and then we hear a ping on our window, i dove to the floor." the crime tape and shell casings are gone-- the back streets reopened-- but the blood lingered for hours. ed williams, saw victim dying 4:11:35-4:11:42 "i walked up as the gentleman was taking his last breath and it's just too much. like i said something's got to be done." so many people heard the gunshots... everyone saying they heard more than a dozen... but no one else i spoke to risked it to see what had happened... their fear is understandable... it was just this past november... when two people were shot and killed... one left in a car at pepe's just feet away from this crime. near charleston and fremont parker collins channel thirteen action news. hit-and-run lamb & washington henderson mayor andy hafen
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speech today at green valley ranch resort. hafen touched on a number of topics including the continued economic development in henderson.. and efforts to bring-in world-class medical facilities. the colosseum at caesasrs palace will be holding a "celebration of life" tonight.... in honor of celine dion's late husband.... rene angelil. the event will take place.... from -7- to -9- p-m and... feature a number of guest speakers.... who will be sharing memories and stories.... about celine's long time manager and husband. if you would like to watch... the service will be live streamed. we'll put the link on our website.... k-t-n-v dot com ticket's for this year's "life is beautiful" festival go on sale tomorrow at 10 a.m. last year.. more than 100-thousand people turned out for the big music and arts event. this year's "life is beautiful"
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through the 25th in downtown las vegas. up next.. some wild dash-cam video during a high-speed police chase. a truck swerves off the road and rolls- over.. hurling the driver from the vehicle.. but it doesn't end there. you won't believe what happened next the fight over solar energy.... here in the valley is heating up! new developments on efforts to curb the spread of the zika
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virus. tonight.. florida governor rick scott has declared a health emergency in 4 counties because of the virus. at least 9 cases of the mosquito-borne virus have been confirmed in florida. now.. the c-d-c is also raising new concerns after evidence the virus was spread from person-to-person contact in texas. the zika virus is a huge concern because it can cause birth defects in unborn babies and paralysis in adults. at least 40-cases have been reported in 12-states. congress held its first hearing.... on the water crisis in flint, michigan today. they're demanding answers.... from both local and state authorities.... about what actually happened. some lawmakers are fuming... since governor rick snyder didn't testify... and.... the former flint emergency manager.... didn't show up. rep. elijah cummings, d-md: "pounding fist(?).. the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth!" "it's a shame we can't get the michigan gov to testify.." state and federal environmental officials are all
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each other. so far... at least... three class action lawsuits have been filed. and just yesterday... the f-b-i launched an investigation. a lot of valley homeowners are fired up over the latest solar energy proposals. up next.. hear why they say they're still being penalized.. and why some help could soon be on the way. plus... from contact 13 tonight. for toyota. why the car manufacturer is being forced to pay millions.... over loan practices. plus... here's what we're working on we're not ranked as the best place to get married anymore. who's jumped into.... the top spot. (ad-lib) you're watching channel 13 action news... where you ask and we investigate...
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state police were chasing a suspect down an interstate who had just crashed into police car and injured an officer during a traffic stop. the dash cam video then shows the driver swerving back across traffic before losing control
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which flips and the driver is then thrown from the cab. even more incredible.. the driver manages to jump to his feet and start running. police caught up with him and made the arrest moments later. the fight for solar continues to heat up.... this time homeowners upset over the "grandfather" options.... n-v energy is now proposing!!! action news anchor..... lesley marin is live from north las vegas.... where tonight.... one homeowner is feeling duped once again... over these rate hikes! take a look-- dale matz actually installed these 10 solar panels first...but when he wasn't saving enough money he decided to invest in 8 more-- but today-- he says he's not saving money and doesn't trust nv energy's new proposal. if you remember--last week-- nv energy proposed allowing all existing solar customers to
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for up to 20 years. but on monday when the electric company-- filed its official proposal-- it filed 7 different options for the puc to reviews. those options ranging from gradual rate increases in 4 years to delaying any rate change for 20 years-- in all leaving the puc a lot of room for negotiations with customers. but the biggest change-- these "grandfather options" will only be available to those costumes who signed up for net metering by september 10, 2015. these changes has homeowner dale matz-- frustrated. dale matz, homeowner 12 2831 to 1228 37 we're going to do 20 years "before oh now it's going to before and now it's only going to be the people that put it in before september 10 make up your mind at least make up your mind" matz luckily would fall under that september regulation-- but he still says the whole thing is unfair-- in a city made for solar. coming up at 6 pm-- solar is hitting the senate-- what local senator harry reid is hoping to
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hikes. people across the south.. especially in north carolina and tennessee.. are still dealing with severe flooding in the wake of yesterday's storms. some new video tonight out of collinsville, mississippi shows the moment a tornado struck yesterday. the twister damaged a number of homes.. and knocked over trees and powerlines. officials there are now requesting the town be declared a disaster zone. adlib let's go to chief meteorologist bryan scofield and 'weather first.' the calm and sunny weather las vegas is known for is coming back to the valley and eventually the warmth will follow. temperatures will take a while to recover as overnight lows in the low 30s will hold temperatures cool during the afternoon, but highs will break back into the low to mid 50s by thursday.
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temperatures warmer with mid 50s for friday and temperatures near 60 by saturday. slightly gusty winds will move in friday and will usher in a strong high pressure system from the southwest which will really allow temperatures to rise. highs will be in the mid 60s to start next week with highs cracking 70 by the middle of the week. winds will generally stay light and apart from a few passing high clouds the skies will stay clear and blue throughout the forecast period. time now...
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from contact 13. toyota will pay.....
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restitution... for discriminatory lending. the automaker... is accused of giving minorities... higher auto loan interest rates... than white borrowers. toyota has agreed.... to change its policies... making it harder for dealers... to mark up interest rates for dropping.... the brand. it will keep making.... scion cars... but now... they'll be branded as..... toyotas. the auto maker says... the cars were designed... to appeal to young buyers. since -2- thousand -2-... the brand has sold.... more than.... -1- million vehicles. toyota says... now that they've attracted younger buyers... they no longer need.... the scion brand. and don't forget... contact 13's call for action is any weekday.... between -11-a-m and -1-p-m... at 702-368-2255. to keep up with the growing student population.. a new charter school is set to open this fall. the doral academy red rock is a public charter school that will serve students k-thru-9th grade. it's located near the corner of
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it's free to attend.. but students will be accepted through a lottery system. the school will eventually expand to include 10th through 12th grades as enrollment grows. we'll be right back..... with a final check.... on your forecast from bryan. and.. coming up at the top of the hour on action news live at 6.. southern nevada's cannabis industry is booming. but tonight.. business owners are facing new hurdles. i won't tell you it hasnt given me a lot of grief, a lot of sleepless nights find out what they need to do to expand.. on action news live at 6. the calm and sunny weather las vegas is known for is coming back to the valley and eventually the warmth will follow. temperatures will take a while
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congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections.
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tonight, donald trump's new charge. arguing ted cruz stole iowa with dirty tricks. you will hear from trump right here. plus, ted cruz going off on trump. >> he's losing it. >> all just three days before the big republican debate. plus, hillary clinton tonight, arguing she's now on bernie sanders' home turf, hoping new hampshire surprises her again. also breaking, a major storm hitting from florida to maine at this hour. at least six confirmed tornadoes now. blizzard conditions and blinding rain.
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zika outbreak.
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