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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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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. police have released this mug shot of 51- year-old daniel garcia-martinez. police say he was driving the
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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 fast. (cut this) they were like why they were like we just seen
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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 father thought it was a typical flu... but one week later they are planning her funeral... 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 from a different hospital monday. three days after maxine's death... 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, straightening her hair.
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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 arville! police say the
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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. 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 motorcycle slammed into the side of an suv. both were thrown from the bike. the driver and passenger inside the s-u-v were not hurt.
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and roads in that area 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 morning. 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 henderson pet store has a lot 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.
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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. she's using the weekend to 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,
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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. the nevada caucus is next 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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above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. an americawhere after a lifetime of labor, there is timefor rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carriesso much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers.
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a teacher in arizona, who lost her younger 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 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 told her. "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 victims are because they're juveniles. investigators say the victims may have been in a relationship.
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"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. millions are bracing for some 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
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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
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at a political dinner. they clashed in debate thursday-- nats up sanders: t-v ads. 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
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evangelical voters." sot jeb bush: " anybody hereworried 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'll tell you why you could be missing out on a big payout! time now for the latest
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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get ready for bigger and better cell coverage. the next generation is on its way. a-t-and-t says it will be ready to conduct field
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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: if
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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 they get a little help from 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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breast feeding equipment. the money you spent on a pump and bottles could all be tax 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
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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 screwed." 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
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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 to 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 a nightmare for some people 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
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nothing to show for it. we placed a call with summerlin
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returned. records show the company is on 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 mgm's plans to charge money for 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.
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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." good morning las vegas... coming up... medicine going back to an old school routine? doctors are now ready to come to your home to treat you! we'll tell you why some patients preferthis method. and this weekend is the mob museum's fourth anniversary! we'll tell you how they're
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above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. an americawhere after a lifetime of labor, there is timefor rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values,
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i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers.
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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 is just a hassel. [alice prado] "very convenient for me instead of going to the office. you wait there....but here....when they come...they see you right away." more and more people are falling into this category of homebound - bedbound - and wheelchair bound. bringing dr. maria corazon's patient total to a whopping 800 people. [dr. maria corazon] "going to the doctors office and waiting there is not feasible anymore. they're having a hard time." dr. corazon and her nurse practitioner see about 18
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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] "because i can 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. as little as 200 bucks - cash - 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.
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lazara 13 action news.
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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 the local
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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 anniversary and they're 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. when good morning las vegas returns... get ready to jump around! representatives from the valley's newest trampoline park are live in studio, next!
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flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives.
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it's one of the reasons why i decided
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park. but as they open their doors for the first time today-- their also opening their hearts....with a huge donation back to the community. to talk more about that donation and how your family can enjoy this all-- is john emmons -- co owner of rockin
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john emmons, co-owner rocking jump las vegas (questions) 1. what is rockin' jump? 2. how is this park different from other jump park's in the valley? 3. what can people expect from the cupid carnival? 4. why pair up with the american heart association? 5. lets talk about safety? what people should know before heading to rockin jump? 4. for more information, please
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rocking jump las vegas opens today with their cupid carnival from 11 a-m to 1 p-m admission ranges from 10 to 22
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admission ranges from 10 to 22
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flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn'tworking for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why i decided
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one of the areasthat i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. all of us have a responsibility, to ourselves, to our children, to each other. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. our children's future is shaped both by the values of their parents and the policies of their nation.
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fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope, open up the doors so that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, families and our country, and i'm not stopping now. (crowd cheers) i'm hillary clinton,
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university of phoenix is holding a job fair to anyone looking for work. those who attend will also get the chance to meet with some local employers who are hiring. it goes from 8 this morning to 1 pm near twain and town center drive. 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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another full hour of the day's top stories and weather headlines.
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good morning, america. happening right now --
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100 million americans chilled to the bone. >> it's terrible out here. >> how many layers do you have >> like 4. >> the struggles to stay warm for man and beast in this dangerous weather. everything you need to know about the frigid forecast. republicans ready to rumble again in the next debate. and with donald trump threatening to sue ted cruz, get ready for fireworks. >> and as it gets closer, it's going to get nastier and nastier and nastier. >> cruz taking aim at hillary clinton in this spoof and bernie sanders trying to take her down. >> got it, abc? fears on the field. the feds focusing on the artificial turf. does the crumb rubber that millions of children play on contain dangerous carcinogens? the new push for answers this morning.


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