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and run driver who killed a 2 year old girl. daniel garcia-martinez was arrested saturday in the death of evelyn green. the tragic crash happened one week ago and a memorial for green is still going strong. garcia-martinez is charged with a felony for not stopping at the scene of a fatal accident and his bail is set to one million dollars. green was playing in the street when garcia martinez reportedly hit and killed her in a white windowless van. greens mother vicki told 13 action news he pulled over smelling of alcohol and left before police got there. garcia martinez's neighbors say he's a good guy who was caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. they never knew him to be a drinker. many of the greens are in california right now, including both of evelyn's parents. they're preparing for their toddlers funeral which is set to be in los angeles on saturday. right now, the search is on for two suspects after a home invasion on west atlantic street in henderson yesterday.
inside the home was shot. he was taken to sunrise hospital and is in critical condition. 3 kids were also home at the time. thankfully they were not hurt. authorities say it does not look like this was a random home invasion. they are trying to find a man and a woman right now. a developing story this morning. one person is dead after a homicide on the valley's northwest side. metro says reports of a shooting came in around 11 thirty friday night near lake mead and rancho. when officers got there, they found a man shot to death inside of a car. no word yet on a motive or a suspect. las vegas fire and rescue crews had a busy night-- responding to two separate fires inside vacant building. the flames broke out friday night. the first fire happened at a home near rainbow and alexander. the second one was inside a vacant apartment building downtown - near mesquite and stewart. people were seen --taking off right after the fires started.
squatters were living there. no one was injured in either fire. a 13 action news update now on a metro k-9 officer. "nicky" is now back home recovering from surgery after being stabbed several times during a police standoff. this happened friday morning. metro says k-9's are important to the department's success and an injury like this could be career ending. they're still unsure when or if nicky will return to work. america continues to mourn the loss of one of the most controversial and iconic justices to ever serve on the nation's highest court---justice antonin scalia. this morning, we are learning an autopsy will be conducted. now, we hear more about his judicial legacy --- and the fight for who will be his replacement. abc's ray raimundi...with the latest developments. script: overnight --- america honoring justice antonin scalia -- by far the most conservative jurist on the highest court sot - president obama " antonin nino scalia was a larger than life presence on
"he influenced a generation, the judges, the lawyers and students, and profoundly shaped the legal landscape." nats - "place your left hand on the known to many as the anchor of the conservative wing of the supreme court....he will forever be remembered for his strict interpretation and staunch defense of the constitution. republican presidential candidates -- reacting during saturday night's debate sot: donald trump "this is a tremendous blow to conservatism. it's a tremendous blow, frankly, to our entire country." sot - sen. marco rubio "he will go down as one of the great justices in the history of this republic" the longest serving justice on the current united states supreme court... reportedly died in his sleep of natural causes this morning --- flags are flown at half-staff outside of the supreme court to honor scalia. this -- as a political battle brews over who will replace him. the president says he will fulfill his "constitutional responsibility" to nominate. senate republicans threatening not to confirm an obama nominee. reaction --- on both sides of the aisle sot - governor john kasich "i believe the president
think we ought to let the next president of the united states decide." sot: hillary clinton the president has a responsibility to nominate a new justice and the senate has a responsibility to vote. ray tag: as the controversy over his nomination continues, justice scalia is mourned by his wife maureen and nine children. he was 79 years old and died just three weeks shy of his 80th birthday. ray raimundi, abc news, new york. condolonces have been pouring in since justice scalia's passing. senator harry reid issued a statement that reads in part. "there is no doubt justice antonin scalia was a brilliant man. we had our differences and i disagreed with many of his opinions, but he was a dedicated jurist and public servant. i offer my condolences to his family." we have learned that governor brian sandoval has ordered flags in nevada to be lowered to half-staff in honor of scalia and his service. flags will remain at half-staff
(sen. bernie sanders, (d) presidential candidate) "we surprised them in iowa. we surprised them in new hampshire. we're gonna surprise them here in nevada. (cheers) thank you all!" several hundred bernie sanders enthusiasts gathered in the reno convention center yesterday for a canvass launch. that's when a candidate's supporters knock on the doors of undecided voters. more than 500 people showed up to yesterday's event. he thanked them for their hard work, and made a bold prediction...to win next weekend's caucus. and ahead today... senator sanders will be right here in the las vegas valley. he's hosting a a rally at bonanza high school. doors open at 10:30 this morning. the event is free and open to the public, but it is strongly encouraged that you r-s-v-p. sanders is expected to talk about a wide range of topics including immigration reform and college tuition. with less than a week to go
caucus, presidential candidate hillary clinton is making a final push to win supporters. the former first lady was in henderson yesterday for a rally. "i will take on wall street. i've done it before and i'll do it again. no bank should be too big to fail, no executive too powerful to jail." the crowd cheered as clinton talked about harsher regulations for the financial sector - universal healthcare - and immigration reform. clinton promised to create more jobs - and says she wants to rebuild the middle class. "we can't. we can't rebuild the middle class if we don't get back to having a strong american labor movement. so, i'm going to enforce labor laws. i'm going to stand up and use the bully pulpit." the audience was filled with labor union members, who say hillary is the leader they need. "she's been doing things for so long, she knows things that are happening. she knows how to fix them. even though sometimes things
away from it." "it's awesome to know that we have hillary watching our backs for labor." "we need to deal with getting rid of guantanamo bay and winding up these wars, and she's the person who can do that." clinton barely beat vermont senator bernie sanders in the iowa caucuses, and lost to him by 22-points in new hampshire. that means next saturday's race here in nevada, is anyone's game. good morning everyone! coming up...meeting mr. prince charming. how one high schooler is making this valentine's day one to remember...for not one...but hundreds of women. a cold snap is rolling through the east coast-- how the big apple is preparing for some of it's coldest tempretures on
r their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for,
a sudden snow squall in central pennsylvania.. causing dozens of cars to pile up on a major interstate. more than 50 vehicles on i-78 were caught in the crash dozens of people were injured, 40 of them hospitalized, and sadly, three people lost their lives. witnesses say one moment the roads were clear, then suddenly - it was a white-out - and it caught drivers completely off guard. james steffy / witness - "it sounded like two bombs went off people laying out and trucks and cars all smashed, cars underneath tractor trailers, just total destruction." dozens of ambulances took drivers to a local firehouse to keep them out of the cold. that cold weather front is also bringing arctic cold from the midwest to north carolina and maine.
are baring the bone chilling temperatures. cities across the northeast are declaring a code blue. police are racing to get homeless off the street. new york city could feel the coldest air in years with wind chills dipping to 40 below. doctors are urging people to take this weather seriously sot doctor "if you're out with exposed skin in as little as 10-15 minutes you can start feeling symptoms of burning, stinging, pain another concern is water pipes freezing over. a lot of people are taking precautions to protect their homes. conditions are expected to improve by early next week. ((ad-lib at open set with live
of course, today is valentine's day and for about eight hundred girls in northern utah... this valentine's is one they probably won't soon forget. and it's all thanks to a very generous a classmate. daniel woodruff has the story. (nats) (kayedin craw/rflower) "it meant a lot." kayedin craw is still a little bit giddy (kayedin craw/received flower) "i felt very special actually." after what happened at school (kayedin craw/received flower) "i brought it home and my mom's like, who gave you that? senior whose good deed has quickly become the talk of the town (hayden godfrey/bought flowers for classmates) "we got around 800 flowers out there." one for every girl at sky view high school (hayden godfrey/bought flowers for classmates) "i don't think a girl should be left out during valentine's day." hayden ordered the flowers himself...
thursday for the long weekend -- passed them out. (kayedin craw/received flower) "everybody was holding a flower, i just thought that was so cool." impressive right? well, especially when you consider it cost this student nearly $500 dollars to pull off and you can bet he wouldn't be able to do that with just one paycheck. (steve hoggan/lee's marketplace) "there's no way (laughs) there's no way." steve hoggan knows he's hayden's boss (steve hoggan/lee's marketplace) "to spend your money like that, it takes someone with real heart." now, you might think hayden is the luckiest guy in school right now 800 girls with flowers... 800 potential dates for this big man on campus... except... (hayden godfrey/bought flowers for classmates) "i already have a girlfriend, so..." that's right: (hayden's girlfriend) "it's really sweet of him to do this." he's taken (hayden's girlfriend) "to watch every single one of those girls walk out of school with a big straight ahead...
shakes christ church in new zealand and the whole thing is caught on camera. you can see the shaking on this driveway camera. this happened early this morning. the u-s geological survey reports the quake was centered 10 miles east of the city. so far there have been no reports of serious damage or injuries. seismologists
are warning people there to expect aftershocks. next week is the five-year anniversary of a more powerful earthquake that killed more than 180 people in christchurch. the university of california is
network to track earthquakes - through smartphones. "my-shake" is a free app for android phones. the app uses sensors inside the phone to map earthquakes near you. it provides information about recent earthquakes and significant historical earthquakes. the ultimate goal is to build a worldwide seismic network and use the data to reduce the effects of earthquakes. now to a contact 13 consumer alert. this one is for car owners. a really good bargain on motor oil could cost you - big!!! "dollar general" is accused of selling out of date bottles to unsuspecting consumers. abc's gio benitez has more. nats: they're almost sold out of it. abc news going undercover at dollar general. 16 lawsuits claim the chain is misleading consumers by selling "obsolete" out-of-date oil for cars without giving "adequate warning." undercover nats - tom: this is obsolete motor oil. our expert tom glenn of the petroleum quality institute of america- spots this well-known oil, 10w-30... it's cheaper than the others..
a warning.. "not suitable" for "engines built after 1988." that's? 28 years ago! and here's another dg oil10w-40.. there's that same warning on the back. joe wood says he never thought to read the back of the bottle and that his engine died after he starting using the oil. joe wood: i didn't think anything was different from any of the brands. glenn says it's not just dollar general selling obsolete oils. we go undercover to other stores.. out of eight other retailers, half were selling oils that glenn considers obsolete. standup bridge experts say.. if you want the most current oil, look for this seal, this starburst on the bottle.. older formulations are not going to have it. as for dollar general - it told us: "their products meet not only our standards for quality and value, but contain obvious with that term obsolete - saying these oils can be used in the millions of cars on the
gio benitez, abc news, ny good morning las vegas.. still ahead this morning... hundreds running through the streets in their undies...and it's all for a great cause. we'll hear from some of the runners in yesterday's "undie run." plus, there's ways to celebrate valentines day all over the valley! we'll tell you about a few, coming up!
they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. r their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem.
but things take a dramatic turn at the debate, with the announcing of justice (ska-lia's) scalia's death. plus, valentine's day here in the valley means big business for the wedding industry! and if you're looking to get outside for valentines day, you won't be disappointed. we're in for some beautiful weather. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is ...
supreme court justice antonin scalia. on top of that news, the debate comes exactly one week before south carolina voters head to the polls. it is the first southern primary of the 2016 election season. melisa rany reports. a change in tone saturday night as the remaining republican presidential candidates took the debate stage in greenville, south carolina. following a moment of silence for the late justice scalia... the candidates were asked how they would go about selecting his replacement. (gov. john kasich, (r) presidential candidate) so i believe the president should not move forward and i think we ought to
united state decide who is going to run that supreme court with a vote by the people of people on the bench that understand that the constitution is not a living and breathing document, it is to be interpreted as originally meant. (donald trump, (r) presidential candidate) i think it's up to mitch mcconnell and everybody else to stop it.. it's called delay, delay, delay. (applause) the debate then turned to foreign policy... and the bush administration's handling of the war in iraq... been in iraq. we have destabilized the middle east. (jeb bush) while donald trump was building a reality tv show.. my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe. and i'm proud of what he did... (trump) how did he keep us safe? the world trade center... excuse me (cheers) i lost hundreds of friends.. the world trade center came down during the reign of george bush. he kept us safe? that's not safe. (rubio) the world trade center came down because president clinton didn't kill osama bin laden when he had the chance to kill him. ohio governor john kasich perhaps summed up the debate
john kasich, (r) presidential candidate) i gotta tell ya... this is just crazy. this is just nuts... i'm melisa raney reporting. the u-s state department has released over 5 hundred of hillary clinton's work-related emails from her time as secretary of state. the documents were released yesterday. parts them were upgraded in classification level -- but none to top secret. most of the e-mails were upgraded to "confidential" -- the lowest classification level. the state department said none of the e- mails were marked "confidential" at the time they were sent. earlier this week a federal judge ordered clinton's remaining e-mails released by the end of the month. that's right before "super tuesday" -- when 11 states will hold a democratic primary or caucus. local conservative sharron angle says she's considering running for senator harry reid's u-s senate seat. right now, she says she's trying to figure out if she can
run. the tea-party darling won the republican nomination back in 2010, only to lose to reid in the general election. republican u-s representative joe heck and former democratic attorney general catherine cortez masto are also in the running to replace reid. shifting gears now. we want to wish you and yours a very happy valentine's day. it's the day to show your special someone how much you care and apparently love doesn't come cheap! the national retail federation crunched the numbers for you. americans are dropping nearly 20- billion dollars to celebrate valentine's day. if that's not a shocker, than neither is this... men will shell out nearly twice as much as women. the average expense for men is expected to be a little over 196-dollars... compared with women's nearly one hundred dollars. the most popular items to buy? for men: candy or flowers. for women: candy or a greeting
if you're looking to get out and about with your loved one today, there's a few things going on here in the valley to you help you celebrate. shake shack is offering up a delicious deal. if you visit a location today, and buy a shake, your date gets one free! there's alot of tasty flavors to choose from! there are two shake shack locations in the valley. one is at the "new york, new york," and the other is in downtown summerlin! the offer is good for today only. if you want to do something a little different, the mob museum has a cool offer. today, locals can get in for free. out of towners get buy one, get one free admission. the museum is also celebrating it's fourth anniversary of being open. this weekend, they're offering visitors a special preview of the orginal crime scene evidence from the st. valentine's day massacre. and perhaps some of your are going to tie the knot this weekend.
the clark county clerk is expecting a busy wedding weekend thanks to valentines and the presidents' day holiday. the county clerk's office will be giving flowers to every 100th couple who receives a marriage license the next few days. valentine's day and the days just before and after, have traditionally been the busiest days of the year at the marriage license bureau. they issue around 80 thousand licenses a year! if your weekend travels are taking you to the mountains, be prepared! alot of people are expected to visit the spring mountains today and tomorrow, so get ready for a scene like this. the mt. charleston winter alliance is reminding visitors---you will see alot of traffic delays. the area can see upwards of 25 thny holiday weekend. now for some stories that are positively las vegas. hundreds of people turned out for yesterday's cupid's undie run the one mile fun run featured runners in their undies and
it's all to raise awareness an fund research of neuro-fibro-matosis through the children's tumor foundation. jeff leibow daughter has neurofibromatosis 03:57:01:10-03:57:13:08 "it's a really silly event, but it's great to see people coming out and supporting something like neurofibromatosis that has no the cupid's undie run is the world's largest undie run. it takes place in 36 cities across the united states. last year cupid's raised over $3.5 million dollars. this year's saint baldrick's lepre-con, was such a huge hit, it set a world record for the largest gathering of leprechauns. more than 14-hundred people got togethor to raise money for childhood cancer research. the previous record was set in ireland in 2012. to kick-off the event, 9 year-old hallie driscoll shaved her head. her sister is currently fighting brain cancer.
proceeds help support childhood cancer research. the "buddy bowl" made its return to the henderson international school yesterday. the flag football tournmanet includes both physically challenged and able- bodied participants. proceeds go to help military personnel and their families. the buddy bowl provides members of the u.s. armed forces and the local civilian community an opportunity to interact and compete for a worthy cause good morning las vegas... coming up... will the zika virus force the cancellation of the summer olympics? we'll tell you what the president of brazil is saying about his country's ability to host the games. " i pulled him through the driver side window and got him out that way. plus a man being recognized as a hero for his incredible rescue.
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. i'm bernie sanders.
51-year-old meredith conyers, sr. risked his life to save the trapped man, but he says he doesn't think he's a hero at all. meredith says he was on his way to work around 4 a-m on the freeway and noticed a car with smoke plummeting from it.. he says his first instinct was to get out and see if anyone was in the car. to his surprise a young man was inside screaming for help. meredith conyers, sr.0pulled man from burning car " i feet from the car. by that time the car was engulfed in flames. we sat there and he was just moaning and groaning because he was in pain." the driver's family is asking for privacy. a family spokesperson did say the young man has a long
but will be okay. an 13 action news update... on a cruise ship battered by severe weather in the middle of the atlantic ocean. the coast guard has now cleared that ship to set sail again. you can see in this timelapse video just how bad conditions got. the massive ocean liner was forced to turn away from the bahamas after running into severe weather off the carolina coast. inspectors have examined the ship and say it's okay to set sail again, and it doesn't seem passengers are too worried. i think it's gonna be the most secured ship after what happened last week." "i don't think that they would send us out if there was any trouble." the ship returned to new jeresy on wednesday with 6 thousand passengers and crew members. turning overseas...where brazil's president says the zika virus outbreak will not compromise the upcoming olympics in rio. the president says the country will have considerable success
yesterday was a national mobilization day in brazil to fight zika. brazil's military and hundreds of thousands of health workers have been mobilized in the fight. experts say the virus is sweeping through parts of latin america. zika is mostly harmless for adults, but it's been linked to a serious birth defect among newborns. the olympics in rio de janeiro get under way in august. . when good morning las vegas returns... valentines day is the perfect time to talk about the heart! and next, we discuss ways to keep your heart healthy. ((transcribe)) while many of us our devouriig heart shaped chocolate, today--
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.
shaped chocolate, today-- one thing you'll need to start worrying about...may be your own heart. it's known heart disease kills 1 in 3 women each year...which is approximately one woman every minute! but it doesn't affect all women alike, and the warning signs for women aren't the same in men. what's more: these facts only begin to scratch the surface. here to discuss more on what women need to know is dr. shadi daoud, cardiologist with dr. shadi daoud/ cardiologist, healthcare partners
nevada as we know good health starts with prevention. what are some real ways people help can avoid the er and risk
symptoms of having a heart attack, and they certainly can befor men. but they can be much different for womenwhat should we be looking for? women aren't the only specific group largely affected, the african american population also continues to see high numbers when it comes to heart related deaths, can you explain why? what exactly is happening during a
>> he influenced a generation of and profoundly shaped the legal landscape. >> flags across america lowered to half-staff in his honor. this morning, the focus on his legacy. supreme court is a culmination of a dream, of course. >> scalia served three decades on the court. a fiery, pivotal figure, admired by colleagues, widely respected. with friends on both sides of the ideological divide. >> we agree on a whole lot of stuff, we do. ruth is really bad only on the knee-jerk stuff. [ laughter ] >> this morning, the battle already brewing over the chance to tilt the balance of the nation's highest court. president obama ready to nominate a replacement, the senate's majority leader saying -- not so fast. and the republican candidates also weighing in overnight at a raucous debate. >> i think we ought to let the next president of the united states decide.