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get out!! but not this guy. brent mcfarlane wanted to try and put out the fire by himself! his friend's daughter came up and told him something was burning in the kitchen.... apparently it was a pot on the stove. so brent looked for a fire extinguisher.... couldn't find one. ran outside --- grabbed a garden house -- came back in the house -- and started spraying!! when the fire department did arrive -- they commended brent for being so brave. but they also called him dumb!! they said he could have passed out from smoke inhalation. and that it's never a good idea to spray water on a fire started by oil. brent mcfarlane "i just kept spraying it an out butted to i was afraid that if the house caught on fire....cause these are duplexes...like two together. i was afraid that if it spead - it was gonna go to our neighbors house." the fire never ended up spreading to the neighbors home. the damage stayed in the kitchen. and no one was injured in the fire. reporting live gina lazara 13
it is what everyone is talking about tonight.... the east coast chill and the winter storm hitting the heart land. it's almost white out conditions in cincinnati. cars are moving slowly on the highway.. while the plows are doing all they can to keep up. 13 action news found east coasters escaping to las vegas at mccarran today. who can blame them!.... with temperatures in the 70's.. this is the place to be. me: "you dont need that coat now" ronald: "nah nah nah nah im gonna throw that in my suitcase as soon as i get it"///butted/// "ive lived all my life in new york and ive never seen it this cold. its been brutally cold. so bad that the mayor said its a blue alert. no one can be outside so its really bad when the mayor of ny says that" we also spoke to some people who told us new york is ....but it's "boiling" here.
las vegas. 13 action news meteorologist karla huelga is keeping an eye on the winter storm and our spring-like weather.. karla. ad-lib warm temps and dry conditions will continue to be the theme through the first part of wednesday. expect high temps in the mid 70s for presidents day and tuesday. you can also expect breezy winds on monday for the las vegas valley and windy conditions for lake mead and the colorado river valley. a lake wind advisory is in effect from early tomorrow through the evening hours. new tonight.. the man shot in a violent home
is upgraded to stable condition that's according to the family. the suspects are still out there. police say they are looking for a man and a woman. they allegedly broke into the home yesterday morning on west atlantic near water street authorities say this does not look like a random attack. one person's behind bars..accused of nearly killing a man. metro says there was a shooting around 12:30 this morning outside the "deja vu adult emporium." that's near tropicana and arville. the victim is in the hospital with non- life threatening injuries.
the shooting. developing now.. two men are in custody.. accused of shooting a police officer in the head. now police say they are looking for a third person who may have been involved. according to investigators the suspects robbed this convenience store late last night in clarksdale, mississippi. when the officer showed up, the men shot him, point-blank in the face.. and just left him there. corporal derrick couch is said to be in the hospital in "very critical" condition. new tonight.. police are looking for the person n ho planted a bomb near the airport in albuquerque, new mexico. investigators say a mechanic found it attached to a rental car. a police bomb squad had to disable the device. this didn't affect any flights and everything is now back to normal at the airport. officials say they are trying to track down the last person who rented the car. bernie sanders hit the campaign trail today in las vegas... as we get closer to the nevada caucuses next weekend.
crowd outside bonanza high school before today's rally. 13 action news reporter david schuman has a full wrap-up.. pkg "feel the bern! feel the bern!" bernie sanders, the one time underdog democratic candidate, was treated like a rock star inside the bonanza high school gym 041306 "bernie sanders is like luther vandross. he sings from his soul." david schuman "it's the passion he speaks with and the conviction of his ideas that inspires so many of bernie sanders supporters." "bernie! bernie! bernie" 041705 "i believe it's time to represent the people and not just the billionaires. when it got down to the issues, the crowd embraced sanders. raising the minimum wage. 045843 bernie sanders "when mom is out working and dad is out working and the kids are out working, wages in america are too damn low." the widening wealth distribution gap. 051057 "we are not beholden to wall street or the billionaire class. they can keep their money, we don't need it." sanders
remembering how hillary clinton was once the race's overwhelming favorite. 044653 "but then a funny thing happened....and the people became involved in the campaign." donald trump wasn't spared either. sanders said trump uses a strategy of divisiveness and 045330 "they want us to think that the solution to our problems is to hate mexicans, to tell muslims that they can't come into this country." he has to worry about hillary before he can move on to the republicans but on this day, sanders spoke like all the momentum was on his side. democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton hit the campaign trail for a second day in the valley with a full schedule. today she met with nevada dreamer families, and supporters at lee's sandwhich's on spring mountain. after that, she went to an event at the mountain shadow's community center in sun city summerlin. new developments following the death of justice antonin
a source close with the family says there will be no autopsy... even though there is so much at stake.. it looks like his supreme court position might be vacant for quite a while. republicans say the decision should be left to the next president... so at least a year from now... ....but not everyone agrees. it would be a sheer dereliction of duty for the senate not to have a hearing, not to have a vote. republican senate majority leader mitch mcconnell wants a nomination to be put on hold -- saying quote "the american people should have a voice in the selection." meanwhle - the supreme court justices are expected to take on several hot button issues...including the contraceptive mandate, abortion, and obama's actions on immigration. fire rips through almost 200 years of history in kentucky. it happened last night, at the the rabbit hash general store. this place has survived floods, landslides and the great
it was on the national register of historic places -- and a landmark in northern kentucky culture. officials haven't said what started the fire but arson has been ruled out. a massive fire breaks out at a railroad track outside of new orleans. the smoke could be seen for hours. the fire started yesterday morning on the wood cross ties. when it jumped over to a bridge.. crews brought in helicpoters and boats to put it out. "the trouble spot is over the lake getting the boats in there with the proper pumps the lakes are low now so the boats are getting hung up on stumps its quiet madness out there right now just trying to get to the fire." thousands of feet of railroad have been destroyed. officials say its' going to be quite some time before its back up and running again. the railroad is used for freight transportation. it links jackson mississippi to new orleans. the fire is putting a stop to amtrak travel from chicago to stranded in jackson
the company is lining up alternative routes home. now a 13 action news update for your commute. tomorrow night, crews will be closing lanes on rainbow between sunset and russell. it is going to be down to one lane in both directions. the city is widening the road, and adding a new flood control tunnel underneath it. the project is expected to finish late next spring. coming up.. trouble on the east coast. snow and ice shut down a busy highway. plus.. it's one of australia largest drug busts. what police found hiding in these breast implants! and a warning from contact 13.. a young woman killed in a fiery crash. and her family believes a popular app is to blame. "if that happened, it helped to kill my daughter," the dangerous feature on your
flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's
one of the reasons why i decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold, and to fight for everyday people. and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders
history. they seized around 700-thousand dollars' worth of the drug. it was brought in from hong kong.. smuggled in silicon bra inserts and art supplies. investigators busted part of the shipment in december. that led them to a storage facility where they found more meth and eventually arrested four suspects. a consumer alert tonight from contact 13.. disturbing questions about a feature on snap chat, and whether it led to this fatal crash. it allows users to record their speed.. some say it enourages speeding. as abc's eva pilgrim tells us, one family wants to know if it was partly to blame for at
script: gfx police scanner sound / broadcastify one car involved and people are still trapped in the vehicle)) three young women? their car.. slamming into a tractor trailer filled with herbocide.. bursting into flames.. the driver.. and two passengers? killed. philadelphia police.. blaming? speed..surveillance video showing the girls speeding by.. moments before the crash. abc affiliate w-p-v-i.. now reporting.. investigators are looking into whether the popular app snapchat.. also played a role.. gia abgarian was a passenger... her uncle believes it did. sot jimmy abgarian, victim's uncle one friend said she was snap chatting all night / in the car they were showing, their speed how fast they were going, he says his niece was using a special filter on snapchat.. which snaps.. or records their speed... a popular trend he believes encourages people to drive fast.. and share with friends online.. sot jimmy abgarian, victim's uncle the fact that part of the app is on there seems
happened, it helped to kill my daughter," gfx a snapchat spokesperson telling abc news..they .. "take distracted driving seriously, including a "do not snap and drive" warning message when this geofilter is first accessed." gia's family.. now warning others..... sot jimmy abgarian, victim's uncle i'm not blaming snapchat, but hope someone gets something from this and puts it down while they are in the car reporter tag: gia's family is planning to subpoena her final snaps? in hopes that it helps give them some closure. smartphones are changing how people find friends a study of 200 college students found that 73-percent of them ranked tinder as their favorite dating app. tinder says half of the its users are college age. but the students confessed they are not using the app to date. 58 percent they have never even gone on a date using the popular app. instead, they use it to find friends. sounds surprising... but one college student says it depends on your definition of friend. new information.. on a public health crisis.. flying under the radar in
the lead in the drinking water made headlines around the country..... but at the very same time....there was a spike in legionnaires' disease it's a respiratory infection sources. troy kidd lost his mom in august to the disease. you're trying to wrap your head around it, what is going on, why is she, you know, sick? it wasn't until that tuesday i think that they said legionnaires." reporter/question: "had you heard of that before?: (troy kidd, lost mother to legionnaire's disease): "never even heard of it." the outbreak ended up being one of the largest in us history officials have not been able to find an official cause of it.. ....but experts think the corrosive water was giving the bacteria a chance to grow. new tonight.. a man is pulled into a wood chipper.. and survives! oregon officials say the man's harness got caught in some tree branches on friday, as they were making their way to the chipper.
the mans' leg tripped the safety bar in the last moment and shut the chipper off. officials say the blades were just inches away from his head, the man has a broken leg and a head injury but should be okay. right now an arctic chill is hovering over the east coast. the storm is dropping temperatures below freezing. it is creatingthe coldest morning in boston in more than half a century. on my left.. everone in new york city.. bundled up against record setting lows and on my right.. the storm dropped snow across the heartland. it caused a pileup that shut- down a major highway. interstate 65 near indianapolis is back open after a pileup closed it for hours. state patrol says up to 60 vehicles may have been involved.. and about 30 people injured. to see all these cars all of a sudden just, semis turned sideways, pieces all over the road, we saw people walking up
go to the restroom. tonight pennsylvania's i-78 is back open after this massive pileup yesterday..... killing 3.....and sending dozens to the hospital. in new hampshire, 40 people had to be rescued from a mountain tram. the temperature there was zero officials say a service break issue stopped the tram today, near the vermont border. rescue workers repelled 48- passengers to the ground.....one-by- one. ad-lib warm temps and dry conditions will continue to be the theme through the first part of wednesday. expect high temps in the mid 70s for presidents day and tuesday. you can also expect breezy winds on monday for the las
conditions river valley. a lake wind advisory is in effect from early tomorrow through the evening hours. gusts up to about 40 miles per hour can be expected for lake mead and the colorado river valley. calmer wind is in store tuesday, but will pick back up to breezy on wednesday afternoon, ahead of a pacific storm system that will push through the area. expect gusts to about 30 mph on wednesday afternoon, then to about 45 mph on thursday. high temperatures will drop from about 80 degrees on wednesday afternoon, to the low 70s on thursday. the system will also bring a slight chance wednesday evening into thursday morning. expect mostly cloudy skies on
and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so 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. i approve this message,
wow that's the fastest lap yet. it's qualifying rounds for the daytona 500. nascar rookie chase elliot is now the youngest driver ever to qualify for the lead position at the big race. he is just 20 years old. the daytona 500 is next sunday. a high school swim team in indianapolis just set a new record.. winning 30 consecutive state championships. the carmel girls
swimming and diving team won nine of 12 events yesterday at indiana university in indianapolis. their coach talked about what keeps 'em on top. but you know the girls here -- this is only their fourth one. and while it's 30 for the loses. so there's a little bit of that positive pressure, too." carmel high school now has the longest winning streak in any sport in any state. they broke the tie held at a high school in hawaii, which had won 29 straight boys swimming and diving crowns. now to an incredible story of
stranded for a week in the desert, an oregon man says he survived on snow. 69-year-old philip besanson is now recovering at a hospital in california. police say he was driving his pick-up truck from arizona back home to eugene, oregon. his truck
broke down just north of reno. besanson stayed in his truck -- drinking melted snow and rationing what little food he had. it's a very remote area, but a highway patrol trooper thankfully stumbled across him, while checking road conditions. valentines day 2016 is wrapping up. coming up.. married 80 years and still going. a couple shares with us the secret to a lasting
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. it's time to protect the next generation, 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,
a couple married more than 80 years.. and a rookie.. a teenage with all the right moves. script: .ponder the weird prediction made about this day in ghostbusters ii 27 years ago. "according my source the end of the world will be february 14 in the year 2016." "valentine's day. bummer." she said her source was an alien. whatever. on with the stunts.
both over 100 year and married 83 years giving relationship advice on twitter. "we hang onto one another! just a few little hugs and we're fine." we have brian and florestina stewart ? a small businessman and a phd holder in organic chemistry ? making the waffle house their celebration getaway.
and we have a high school senior named hayden gdfrey. hayden godfrey "i want to make as many people happy as possible." who gave a flower this week to every single girl in his high school. 800 flowers cost him more than 500 bucks. a gesture appreciated by the recipients ? "i just thought it was so cool." and admired by hayden's girl friend too. so ?note to aliens. we're still here this valentine's day. so far, anyway. and maybe some of you tied the knot this weekend. well.. you weren't alone. this picture was tweeted out earlier today. it is the 1,000th marriage license issued in clark county
the days surrounding valentine's day are traditionally the busiest days of the year at the marriage license bureau. they issue around 80 thousand licenses a year. earlier today the cosmopolitan
celebrated the chinese new year and welcomed the year of the monkey with a traditional "dotting of the eyes" ceremony. performers "awakened" a dragon and lions by dotting their eyes with red paint. we will have another look at your work week forecast. but right now, here's a live look outside in the valley. you're watching channel thirteen action news, where you ask.
it took joel silverman years to become a master dog trainer. but only a few commands to master depositing checks at chase atms. technology designed for you. so you can easily master the way you bank. 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, and i have always approved this message.
newborns at a pennsylvania hospital were decked out in red hats and tucked in envelopes created just for them. volunteers from the american heart association knit the hats for all babies born in february--at participating hospitals. the program is called "little hats, big hearts." it raises awareness for heart disease, and celebrates valentine's day. that's action news.. live at 11. thanks for watching. from all of us at channel 13.. have a great week. good night. the death of justice scalia - a
flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why i decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold, and to fight for everyday people.