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road cross like that because cars just drive extremely fast not a lot of light so it's hard to see a pedestrian a hit and run on spring mountain, leaves one person dead and our cameras captured the arrest of the person responsible. gina greisen, nevada voters for animals is it ok for a puppy to look like that? and this picture of a puppy at a henderson pet store has people outraged on social media. the pet store says the puppy is healthy, but many people disagree. good morning las vegas! i'm the time now is ... let's get started with 13 weather first meteoroligist carlo falco! good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) breaking overnight... one person is dead after a homicide on
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one person is dead after a homicide on the valley's northwest side. metro telling us they received reports of shots fired around 11 thirty last night. they arrived at the scene near lake mead and rancho to find one person dead from a gunshot wound. homicide is currently investigating. we'll bring you more information as we get it. we have an update to breaking news.. north las vegas police have made an arrest in the hit and run crash that took the life of a 2-year-old girl.
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shot of 51- year-old daniel garcia-martinez. police say he was driving the white van that hit evelyn green-- last sunday-- near lake mead and pecos-- then took off. 13 action news spoke with evelyn's father just moments after the news came down. he says he's relieved an arrest has been made. i'm more focused with what i need to do. butt to that right there was really hurting. i didn't know what to do. garcia-martinez is now facing a long list of charges. there's a growing mystery surrounding the death of a 12-year old girl. this morning-- her family is making a desperate plea...hoping to prevent other families from having to feel their pain. just days ago, -12-year-old maxine star-marie zepeda-lopez came home sick from school. now, she's dead. 13 action news reporter bryan callahan spoke with the family---who are worried because doctors can't seem to tell them...what killed their little girl. "it was just so
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(cut this) they were like why they were like we just seen her. it just doesn't make sense." one week ago... maxine starmarie zepeda-lopez came home from guinn middle school with a fever. "she said her stomach was hurting and her neck." her mother and a family friend getting her dad to umc just minutes before she died tuesday. "they just said stop cpr and it was over." the family says her death came just hours after being taken to the hospital by ambulance. this after they were sent home no one can determine what killed the popular seventh grader. "everybody loved her. the teachers." dozens of friends now stopping by the house... leaving messages and flowers for maxine. her mother leaving each of those students with a message of her own.. "if you feel sick in any way, go to the doctor's. tell your mother, go. even if it is nothing." the family now holding on to memories of the 12-year-old they say loved to sing... quick bite.. "curling her hair,
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you could hear her singing." that voice living on in her grandparent's treasured picture frame "i love you grandma and grandpa." the coroner says they are running numerous tests, but have not determined a cause of death. the health district says it is not investigating any cases tied to the school. since neither of those agencies have notified the district of concerns-- ccsd has not sent any letters home to parents. the family is now asking for help paying for funeral costs. they have started a "gofundme account". if you would like to help, we've posted a link on our website at k-t-n-v dot com an update to a breaking story we first brought you on ktnv-dot-com a pedestrian is dead after a hit and run! 13 action news cameras were the only ones there-- when the driver returned to the scene and was arrested! it happened yesterday evening on spring mountain near
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pedestrian was crossing outside of a marked crosswalk when he was hit by a jeep! the driver intially fled before returning an hour later. police say they believe the man was driving drunk. they also call spring mountain a hot spot for traffic trouble. witnesses described how firefighters tried to save the pedestrian. well i've never seen something like that happened so it was like surprising i was numb so i couldn't i don't remember how i felt but it was pretty terrible. spring mountain is a terrible road cross like that because cars just drive extremely fast not a lot of light so it's hard to see a pedestrian if convicted ... the driver faces at least two years in prison for leaving the scene of an accident. new information this morning on a bad crash that happened last night near vegas a cimarron. metro telling us overnight, a 19 year old woman is in critical condition and a 26-year-old man is in serious condition after their
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side of an suv. both were thrown from the bike. the driver and passenger inside the s-u-v were not hurt. it happened right around 7 p-m a were shut down for an hour as police investigated. a metro k-9 is recovering from surgery after being stabbed several times during a police standoff. this happened yesterday metro posted this picture of the dog-- 'nicky' and asked for prayers. officers say nicky is now in stable condition. metro says k-9's are important to the deparetment's success and an injury like this could be career ending. they're still unsure when or if nicky will return to work. that standoff near desert inn and maryland parkway lasted 12 hours. swat and metro thought the guy had a gun and he wouldn't come out. metro officers finally got him into custody with the help of the police dogs. the health of a puppy at a
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of people on social media outraged this morning. this picture was circulating on facebook showing the 3-month old rhodesian ridgeback at petland on marks and sunset. 13 action news went to the store to see for ourselves and we took this cell phone video. you can see puppy's ribs through his skin. but animal control was sent to the store and says while the puppy is thin, it's healthy. gina greisen, nevada voters for animals is it ok for a puppy to look like that? i don't think any reasonable citizen is going to believe that this puppy looks healthy we also contacted a local vet and showed him the video. he said, without examining the animal, he believes the dog is severely underweight and should not be on display. ahead today... the silver state becomes the focus of the race for the democratic presidential nomination. hillary clinton is expected to hold a rally in henderson this morning.
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campaign in the silver state. clinton is aiming to gain support ahead of next weekend's nevada caucus. the rally kicks off at 11 this morning at "painter's hall." that's located off of mountain vista and whitney mesa in henderson. and clinton's main rival, vermont senator bernie sanders is also in nevada this weekend. he's up north today, spending some time gathering support in reno. sanders will then make his way to las vegas for a rally tomorrow morning at bonanza high school. both are coming off a pretty heated debate this week in wisconsin. saturday. good morning everyone! coming up... the race for the white house is heating up! what you need to know as we head into the nevada caucus next week. below 40 degree tempretures-- that's what most of the country is seeing this weeking. when we return-- a look at how people are preparing for this major winter storm.
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sister in a suspected murder- suicide-- at the same high school she works at. the school in glendale was placed on lockdown after shots were fired yesterday morning. police later said two 15-year-old police later said two 15-year-old girls died in the shooting. the teacher was in her classroom during the lockdown and she had no idea one of the victims was her own sister. until... one of her students heard something.. "my students were on the phone and one of the students said it was may and her friend and that's when i called up to put me on hold for ten minutes and that's when i knew something was wrong." police haven't said who the
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juveniles. investigators say the victims may have been in a relationship. we're getting a closer look at "the federal wildlife refuge" in oregon that militia members took over... for weeks.. it comes just one day after the last occupiers surrenderedto the f- b-i.. agents are going through the refuge seeing what was left behind.. this video shows a blockade made by the occupiers along with a group of tents. karl: "we will process all of the vehicles and after we're completed with our processing they will be turned back to the refuge. they can assess the damage or if they can be put back into service." the f-b-i says it hasn't found any rigged explosives or booby traps during the searches. developing this morning... extreme weather stretching from the midwest to the northeast this weekend.
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freezing temperatures. the national weather service warning conditions could result in frostbite and lead to hypothermia or even death if people don't take precaution. in some places it could feel like 40 below zero this weekend. the cold already causing damage - a burst pipe in scranton pennsylvania - turning homes - into ice castles. ((ad-lib at open set with live
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turning to the race for the white house, where the the battle for south carolina is heating up. for donald trump -- it's a chance to expand on his lopsided victory in new hampshire. and that's just what his g-o-p rivals will try to stop -- in what promises to be a very tough debate tonight. hillary clinton -- who lost big in the granite state -- needs a solid win over bernie sanders to reassure supporters. here's abc's chuck sivertsen ["see- vert-sen"]. (nats up democrats' dinner tonight: "thank you!") democratic rivals hillary clinton and bernie sanders had their party manners on display at a political dinner.
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thursday-- nats up sanders: "madam secretary, that is a nats up: "we need to believe in a leader like bernie sanders." hillary clinton's invoking the charleston church shootings. nats up: "she said there's a shooting around the church and i just dropped the phone." (nats up trump rally tonight) donald trump is marching into south carolina with a big lead in the polls. sot trump: "we won every single category in new hampshire." trump confident enough to pull negative campaign ads -- but still drawing a new bead on rival ted cruz, tweeting: "if @tedcruz doesn't clean up his act, stop cheating, & doing negative ads, i have standing to sue him for not being a natural born citizen." sot cruz " ... there is more than a little irony in donald accusing anyone of being nasty ...." (debate file) it's a likely preview of saturday night's debate -- when trump will be the man to beat -- in a state heavy with evangelical voters." sot jeb
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worried about the front-running candidate shouting out obscenities in front of children?" this is what they mean: "i would bomb the out of them." "i was going to say they're full of , but i won't say that." trump is already swearing off swearing: sot trump: " ... i won't use foul language. i'm just not going to do it." just in time for the south carolina gop primary february 20th. chuck sivertsen, abc news, new york. straight's tax season and you want to make sure you get all the breaks you can! this morning, we have information on a big payout you
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the next generation is on its way. a-t-and-t says it will be
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on its five-g network before the end of 2016. verizon made a similar announcement last year. five-g stands for "fifth generation." it's not clear exactly how much of a power boost it will give your current upload or download speeds. a tech support operation is settling charges they mis-led customers. according to the f-t-c the group of defendants participated in a scam that allegedly cheated thousands of people out of millions of dollars. the f-t-c says they used high- pressure sales tactics to convince people their computers required tech support products. congress is permanently banning taxes on internet access. iit's called "the permanent internet tax freedom act". according to the cable industry, keeping internet access free from state and local taxes will help keep the cost to connect down for customers. as you get everything in order to do your taxes, take note:
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grandchildren, your family could be missing out on big money. justin wilfon found out how new kids can mean new tax breaks. with three kids.. 27:49- "loud, chaotic, busy." erin and justin legris need all the breaks they can get. 28:38- "we did notice i nice little tax break when our first one came that was suprising." justin by keeping track of almost every dollar they spend ... they get uncle sam. 29:48- "every family i think has a nerd and a free spirit, so i'm the nerd that has the excel spread sheet." justin inside of all those numbers are four big things every parent needs to know. overland park cpa josh mauer says the first one is the child tax credit. 4:17- "for most people out there, they don't make that much money, so they're going to be able to get that 1,000 dollar tax credit." graphic child tax credit $1,000 per child graphic one thousand dollars per child ... but it does start phasing out at a certain income level. out of pocket medical expenses 2nd ... out of pocket medical expenses. spent a thousand dollars on
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insurance wouldn't cover? uncle sam could help you out. breast feeding equipment third ... breast feeding equipment. the money you spent on a pump charity finally ... giving. all those clothes your kids are growing out of ... give them to charity ... then claim it on your taxes. 11:11- "make out a list of what is in the bags before you take stuff. and they continue growing and you have to get rid of those things." a few little things that can make a big difference, when you're crunching the numbers. 29:37- "we've been very blessed with that." justin wilfon reporting. justin adds, for the child tax credit, it doesn't matter whether your child was born on january first or december -31-st of last year. you will get "the child tax credit". get ready to pack your bags! u-s airlines will soon bid to win routes to cuba! starting tuesday, u.s. carriers will have 15 days to submit applications to the
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for cuba routes. this means travelers are one step closer to scheduled flights between the two countries for the first time in over 50 years!! the agreement could lead to more than 100 daily round-trip flights in and out of cuba including 20 daily flights to havana. good morning las vegas.. still ahead this morning... petitioning against parking! thousands taking a stance against m-g- m's plans to charge to park. what m-g-m is now saying about the situation? reliving those tragic moments-- only here on 13 action news-- listen to the intial calls into 9-1-1 after a women plows into people on the the strip. right now on good morning las
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53 a thousand people have already lost their jobs 56 emotions running high in the fight over solar energy. we'll tell you#the developments from the latest p.u.c meeting hl 18:01:41 "in my whole life, i have never been so royally
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the rapid shift to solar energy is turning into a nightmare for some people. a woman pays thousands to covert her home with nothing to show for it. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is ... let's get started with 13 weather first meteorologist carlo falco good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) we have latest developments on
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emotions ran high yesterday as the public utilities commission decided against two measures affecting thousands of nevadans. the p-u-c rejected a proposal to restore old rates for existing solar customers. also decided yesterday-- a net metering cap will stay in place-- keeping new customers from going solar. 16.00.45 trying not to cry 47 i promised myself i wouldn't do this 48 it's people's lives 49 people have 53 a thousand people have already lost their jobs 56 all solar users will be phased into higher rates.... over a -12- year period. the rapid shift in nevada's solar industry has turned into
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who invested early. in a story you'll only see on -13- action news, reporter david schuman talks to a woman who paid thousands to convert her house to solar and has nothing to show for it. we placed a call with summerlin energy but they haven't been returned.
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summary suspension with the state contractors board. that makes it illegal for them to operate in the state, even though their business licenses with the county are active. frustration is growing over
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parking at its 14 properties on the las vegas strip. a new on-line petition being signed by both locals and tourists is asking the company to rethink the changes. so far, more than a thousand people have signed the change -dot- org petition.. m-g-m responded to the petition with a statement that reads... "we appreciate the feedback we are receiving regarding our announcement to invest -90- million dollars to improve the parking experience in las vegas. we are not taking this change lightly. we recognize this.... is a significant departure from a long-established paradigm in the las vegas market." now to a story you'll see only on action news!!! for the first time, we're hearing the 9- 1-1 calls from the night a woman's car slammed into a group of people on the las vegas strip. "there's people on the ground. there's people not moving." we're now getting a clearer picture of the chaos and confusion that night. 13 action news anchor beth fisher talks to the rescuers on
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struck the strip. [p-11pfr strip rescuebcedit1201602 12190701.mxf] beth standup (bfisher perm files 6:30-6:46) "by now you know lakeisha holloway is accused of measurable distance north on the strip. but what you don't know is a small group of heroes was on their own for the critical first minutes." (9-11 audio 00:06-:12 please cover with transcript) "witness: right in front of paris casino on the strip, a car just went over a call came in, it took station 32 less than 1 minute to respond. (9-11 audio 1:33 please cover with transcript) "dispatcher: do you know if people actually got run over? witness: yes ma'am. i'm telling you the car hit them straight. it was as big crowd of people and people just flipped everywhere. at least 20 people got hit. " (video from december 20 wreck) but just as the 6 clark county firefighters were pulling up in front of cabo wabo--another disturbing call comes in. (9-1-1 audio 6:02 please cover with transcript) "dispatcher: i just need to know how many people are down. paris security: i've got 3 people down that i can see on
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i'm also getting calls of shots fired. dispatcher: also calls there were shots fired?" (b-roll of firefighter 5:50 getting into engine) those calls were a game changer. firefighters aren't armed. so their normal safety protocol is to wait for police. but this night was anything but normal. (31:51 joe geeb/station 32 captain ) "we can't leave because there are people waving at us, screaming at us, they want us to help them." (26:53 b roll of beth with geeb) captain joe geeb says his "super six" didn't hesitate. despite fear of an active shooter, they got to work triaging patients. (52:00samantha chamberlain/firefight er) " if there is a bystander, have them hold pressure. spend the least amoumt of time as possible and move on." (beth standup 8:28-8:40) "firefighters immediately realized there were victims stretching a quarter mile north on lv blvd. so they took off running. looking for the most seriously hurt. keep in mind there are still only 6 first responders for more than 30 patients. (6:25 9-1-1 audio: please cover with transcriptl) "paris
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i'm getting multiple reports of shots fired. multiple reports of shots fired." (eric poleski/batallion chief 44:40) " if it's a shooting, where is the shooter? what are they doing? so we have a situation that involves security and metro before we can make the scene safe so other crews can come in." (show police from december 20th chopper video) metro police worked quickly and determined no one had a gun. all of the bodies. all of the carnage was caused by one car. so more rescuers got the green light to get in there and help. good morning las vegas... coming up... medicine going back to an old
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doctors are now ready to come to your home to treat you! your home to treat you! we'll tell you why some patients preferring this method. and it's the mob museum's fourth anniversary. we'll tell you how they're
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the pope touched down in mexico city last night. he's planning to visit some of mexico's poorest and most violent places. citizens there say the pope is going to visit the places that most need him. francis is coming off a historic visit with the russian orthodox church patriarch in cuba yesterday. civil rights leader jesse jackson and some flint, michigan church leaders are planning a massive march, in protest of the water contamination crisis. jackson and the leaders say
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restore clean water to the city. the leader of the rainbow coalition didn't hold back his feelings about the way the people of flint have been treated. jackson says flint is the defining moment in urban rebuilding america and putting america back to work. the march is being planned for next friday. one part of medicine is going back to the future. instead of going to their office, many doctors are now ready to come to your home and it could be cheaper than a trip to urgent care. 13 action news reporter gina lazara explains why more doctors are making the switch and making house calls. nats of doctor with patient alice prado just got out of the hospital.... and now it's time for her follow up appointment more nats of doc with patient but pretty much bound to her wheelchair.... getting to the doctors office you wait there....but here....when they come...they see you right away." more and
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this category of homebound - bound. bringing dr. maria corazon's patient total [dr. maria corazon] "going to the doctors office and waiting there is not feasible anymore. they're having a hard time." corazon and her nurse practitioner see about 18 patients a day. traveling from home to home until 9 oclock at night. [dr. maria corazon] "we tell them exactly like 30 minutes before we come that we will be on our way." plenty more work.... so why's it worth it? [dr. maria corazon] help them. i have that compassion with patients." proof of that compassion..... her patient of 10 years is so appreciatice of the brings her to tears. [alice prado] "(crying) she comes to you all the time (crying)" on top of catering to homebound patients. and cutting back on wait time. it's cost effective too.
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per visit -- that's cheaper than a trip to urgent care. "i think there's a bandwagon of practitioners into this now. now only here in nevada. but all over" most doctors doing these house calls except medicare - medicaid - and cash!! no private insurance is accepted. if you're interested -- we will have a link to help you on ktnv dot com. reporting in the newsroom gina lazara 13 action news. when good morning las vegas returns... you'll want to get out and enjoy our beautiful weather this weekend! red rock has a great offer you won't want to pass up!
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get ready for more calm and
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temperatures will hover within a degree of where they've been all week, for both high temperatures and lows. the only real difference for saturday will be the sky conditions, which will contain a few more slightly thicker clouds than we've seen. so we'll go with mostly sunny instead of completely sunny like the last several days. tomorrow an upper level low will widely miss the valley to the north which will kick out our
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only to replace it with another high from the west. that will work to kick the winds up considerably sunday with wind gusts to 20 or so mph in the las vegas valley and to near 40mph in the colorado river valley and lake mead. wind advisories are possible there. temperatures to dip a little bit, but we'll only lose 2- 4 across the board
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rapidly recover so by tuesday we'll be even warmer than we've seen all this past week. the warmest day looks to be wednesday where stronger southwest winds could kick vegas to our first 80 reading of 2016 before cooler weather threatens to end our glorious 70 streak by thursday and friday. ((ad-lib at desk)) if you're looking to get outside and enjoy the great
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head for red rock canyon. today through the president's day holiday.. admission will be free. other fees like overnight camping and group day use still apply. the "buddy bowl" is back this weekend. it's the only event in the country that raises money for military personnel and their families. the community-based flag football tournmanet includes both physically challenged and able-bodied participants. the buddy bowl provides male and female members of the u.s. armed forces and locals an opportunity to interact and compete for a worthy cause. it's happening today from 8 thirty to 4 at the henderson international school. if you're looking for a way to celebrate valentine's weekend, the mob museum has a cool way to celebrate. it's the museum's fourth
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celebrating with a special preview of original crime scene evidence from the st. valentines massacre. the mob museum is located downtown on stewart avenue. they preview is happening today and tomorrow at 12, two and 4 p.m. still ahead on good morning las vegas.. a single man might not be spending this valentine's day alone...all because of a creative trick on the part of his co-workers! we'll explain,
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help in the love department this valentine's weekend. matt hill works for a lawn and garden company. his co-workers recently surprised him by putting his face and contact information on a billboard. the six-foot-tall 25-year-old says he was pretty surprised by the gesture, but he's making the most of it. so what should ladies know about matt? matt? "like going out, hangout out, two tracking, working on my truck. my favorite color is lime
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i don't really have a favorite food. lately it's been peanut butter and jelly. i like a lot of chick flicks, perfect date is pretty much a bonfire out in the middle of the woods, at somebody's house, small party, something like that." hill says he's taken dozens of calls, texts and emails from potential suitors. he says he's not looking for just a fling...he's really hoping to find someone to settle down with. nba superstars and celebrities are in toronto this weekend getting ready for "all star weekend! it's topping today's stories... now trending... the all-star festivities are underway featuring the nba's top players. tonight, they'll compete in the 3 point shootout and slam dunk contest ahead of tomorrow's "east versus west" matchup. there's a lot of eyes on lakers star, kobe bryant. this will be his final all-star game before he retires. fans of donald trump show their support for him in various ways-- signs, hats, buttons and
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but some people get more creative than others. take a look at this man...he's dressed as "the trump wall." earlier this week, a "mini-trump"- looking toddler got his hand autographed in louisiana. you can check out all of the stories that are trending today.. just head to our website, and click on "now trending" you're watching channel 13 action news. there's plenty more news and
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mystery surrounding a 12-year-old girl after she comes home sick from school and suddenly dies. her family is left puzzled, because doctors can't figure out what killed her. spring mountain is a terrible road cross like that because cars just drive extremely fast not a lot of light so it's hard to see a pedestrian a hit and run on spring mountain, leaves one person dead and our cameras captured the arrest of the person
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gina greisen, nevada voters for animals is it ok for a puppy to look like that? and this picture of a puppy at a henderson pet store has people outraged on social media. the pet store says the puppy is healthy, but many people disagree. good morning las vegas! i'm lesley marin... the time now is ... let's get started with 13 weather first meteoroligist carlo falco! good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) breaking overnight... one person is dead after a


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