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this problem. "whoever did it did it but no it shouldn't be. that's a shame" the owner of this lot just called to tell me that he and his son will be moving this trash themselves and it will be gone by tomorrow afternoon. reporting live..david schuman 13 action news. new at six.. the man accused of slamming his car into a valley bus stop.. killing a young girl and her grandmother.. is due in court tomorrow for sentencing. the accident happened last april near sahara and maryland parkway. leonardo ruesga claims he was trying to avoid rear-ending another vehicle at the time of the crash. metro needs your help right now finding the man in this surveillance video. he entered a gas station near flamingo and the 215.. pointed a gun at employees.. then fired one round before running out. investigators would like you to take a good look at his face. if you recognize him.. call metro or crime stoppers
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new at -6-.. it's a thin blue line.. seperating police officers.... from civilians.. when someone fires a weapon... police act fast. they rush to interview witnesses... victims.... and suspects. but... if it's an officer pulling the trigger. the rules are sometimes different. like in dallas... police shoot a mentally ill man.. claiming he lunged at them.... with a knife. but... this surveillance video.... shot in november shows.... bobby bennet never moved. here's a closer look. bennet stads still.. arms by his side. the officer who pulls the trigger.... is criminally charged. his partner.... who gave a false statement.. suspended. bennet survived... his injuries. don tittle attorney for bobby bennet runs = 1:05 - 1:10 you would think the police response would be, let's make sure officers are trained properly or let's look again at the policy on dealing with the mentally ill. dallas' police chief came up with a new policy ..... officers involved in a shooting.... should be afforded -3- days.... before having to answer a single question. it gives them a chance to review video of the shooting.... before making their statements.
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largest police departments call for some kind of waiting period.... either for a criminal investigation or an internal probe... including las vegas! coming up.... at 6:30.. how some officers are defending the practice.. and why experts say.... nation.... who have the "right to remain silenen". police are investigating a violent overnight robbery at a house party. officers responded to the home near sahara and tenaya. they say about 30-people were there when a 19-year old was robbed by several men at gunpoint. no one was seriously hurt. police are questioning 5 people to figure out exactly what happened. a story you're seeing first on 13 action news. the husband of the woman killed in the terrifying strip crash is speaking for the first time. this as the family celebrates what would have been jessica valenzuela's 33rd birthday. 13 action news reporter bryan callahan has a look at what her husband remembers about that
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"i know she's in a much better place. she's in heaven and i know god is with us helping us." axel valenzuela spins his wife's wedding ring in his hands... along with his... as he remembers jessica. she was killed while the couple was celebrating their anniversary in las vegas. "went downstairs and we weren't even on the street for 5 minutes when it happened." nearly two months later... axel and the arizona couple's three children still struggling... on what would have been jessica's 33rd birthday. "it's just hard." valenzuela was the only person killed in the december 20th crash. dozens of others were injured when police say lakeisha holloway intentionally drove her car up on the sidewalk in front of planet hollywood. all this while investigators say holloway's three-year-old
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the valenzuela's... will be marking jessica's birthday with a cake the children baked.. 1.48 "she was the best mother to my girls." as for the driver, hollow is expected back in court on thursday for a hearing. she is facing 71 charges in connection with the crash. reporting in the newsroom, bryan callahan, 13 action news. new at -6-.. nevada rancher... cliven bundy is due to face an oregon judge.... this week... over charges stemming from.... a -2- thousand -14- armed stand-off with the feds.... here in nevada. a u-s attorney won't say... why it took so long..... to bring the charges. officials arrested bundy last wednesday..... as he stepped off the plane.... in portland.... on his way to visit.... his jailed sons. a former north las vegas teacher accused of inappropriate contact with two students is due in court tomorrow for arraignment. prosecutors say william crawford kissed two 12-year-old girls in 2012 at sommerset academy. never touched them inappropriately.. but say he often brought students into a closet and tickled them as punishment for misbehaving.
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hospital with stab wounds... after they got into a violent argument.... at an apartment complex... it happened.... on simmons.... near lake mead. chopper 13 is fast and first.... over the scene. 13 action news reporter marissa kynaston spoke with a witness who says it all starts with a live triangle. sot delenor griffin, witness i started seeing blood everywhere because i had to take my girlfriend to the bus stop, and i told her watch out! because every step we took, it was blood, puddle of blood here puddle of blood there pools of blood-- thats what delenor griffin says he saw in his griffin says he lives right across from where the stabbing happened-- and he woke up early this morning-- after hearing a woman scream. take sot griffin it was a scream of fear and griffin says-- the stabbing-- may have all been over-- that woman. take sot griffin i ran to my window and heard a man say this that he says he saw the woman run out screaming-- the man right behind her-- yelling at her. and then he noticed something in the mans hand.
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something wrapped up, i believe it was the weapon, a knife or something, because it was a stabbing so it was a knife. the two men were taken to the hospital-- its not yet known reporting on simmons near lake mead-- mk-- 13an. we're following the latest developments on some severe weather conditions from the midwest.. into the northeast. this is what people woke up to this morning southeast of chicago- fresh snow and a treacherous commute. by comparison.. this is las vegas right now.. where temperatures reached the upper 70's in some areas today. 13 weather first chief meteorologist bryan scofield is here to let us know how long it's going to be like this. bryan. far above average temperatures will continue to be the theme for the forecast this week. especially in the short term. high pressure will be the dominating feature to the forecast through the first half of wednesday. high temps tomorrow will reach the mid and upper 70s, then approach 80 degrees on wednesday. breezy winds make a comeback on wednesday, ahead of a pacific storm system that will push
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the winter storm is causing delays.... at mc-carran. here's a live look... at the airport... now. here's a live look... at the airport... now. make sure... you check your flight.... before you head out. 13 action news has a link for on our website.. just go to... k-t-n-v dot com. new at six.. a public symposium is underway in las vegas to look for ways
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heroin epidemic in u-s history. the goal is to raise awareness of the devastation caused by heroin addiction. it's being held at the salvation army chapel near rancho and charleston until 9:30pm. republican presidential candidate... ben carson.... is coming to town! he'll be here.... tomorrow at a luncheon... over at "the red rock country club". the information is on your screen. you do have to r-s-v-p.... before attending. we've put that link.... on our website... k-t-n-v dot com. valentine's day weekend meant big business for wedding chapels.... and... one celebrity helped make all those nuptials..... even more special! we're talking about.... none other than elvis! an impersonator from "legends in concert" officiated the ceremonies... for -12- couples.... for free! it happened.... down at "the linq promenade". he also sang the song... for their first dance.... and... the couples got a champagne toast... aboard the high roller. the family of a 12-year old girl is still struggling to understand why she suddenly
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find out what they're being told by doctors.. as neighbors leave flowers and candles at their home. she was funny she was just full of life it's a nightmare you know up next... more on the one question.... they want answered! coming up... in contact -13- tonight... concussions!!! they are a hot-button issue in sports... for all ages. now... an inventor says.... he has come up with a helmet... thatcan really protect your kids.. and... it's cost effective.. and... don't forget... contact 13's call for action is ready to help you with a consumer problem. just contact one of our volunteers... any weekday... between 11 a-m and 1 p-m. our hotline number is 702-368- 2255. take a look at the snow coming down in baltimore. a winter weather advistory is in effect through tomorrow morning. that weather is causing delays at the airport.
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close eye on the impact mother nature's having at mccarran. today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america,
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that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough." i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. 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.
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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. a garbage truck driver is injured.... after his truck tumbles....
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in miami look at that damage! it landed on a street below... interstate -95- this afternoon.... throwing debris everywhere the driver is in serious condition. there's still no word.... what caused the truck... to topple over. now only on action news.. a valley family shares their struggles with the loss of their ltitle girl. 13 action news anchor..... lesley marin is live from the family's home..... near jones and flamingo.... where a memorial continues to grow.... for this 12 year old. (describe memorial) but tonight these parents are left with so many questions--- and are turning to the law for help. sot: 00-:05 christina lopez, mother of maxine "there's no way that i'm not gonna not do
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they feel something went wrong here. 12 year old maxine came home with a stomach ache and neck pain and three days later was in a hospital dying. parents say they originally took her to spring valley hospital where she was only prescribed nausea pills. but hours later was taken to umc-- where family was told it may be a virus...but nothing more. 13 action news did reach out to the nevada health district who says they are not investigating the case.. but now parents who have kids closest to maxine are worried too... sot: 00-:12 "she's not with us today because something was overlooked that is the most scary could happen to anybody" the family is has posted a go fund me-- for help with legal fees and another one for help with funeral cost. you can find a link to both of those on our website-- ktnv dot com live from jones and flamingo lesley marin 13 action news. we're following some major weather developments from the midwest..
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this is some of the damage from a possible tornado in mississippi. a lot of the damage occured at a school in wesson.. where high winds brought down some trees in the front lawn.. and hurled debris into cars in the parking lot. students were in school when it happened.. but no one was hurt. far above average temperatures will continue to be the theme for the forecast this week. especially in the short term. high pressure will be the dominating feature to the forecast through the first half of wednesday. high temps tomorrow will reach the mid and upper 70s, then approach 80 degrees on wednesday. breezy winds make a comeback on wednesday, ahead of a pacific storm system that will push through the area. most of the showers associated with this system will pass to our north. however, the valley will still see a slight chance for rain
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thursday morning. thursday will be quite windy with gusts to about 45 mph, and a bit cooler, with high temps dropping to the low 70s. mostly cloudy skies are also expected thursday. the system makes an exit by thursday afternoon and by friday, high temps will remain in the low to mid 70s, winds will be down to breezy and skies will be partly cloudy. high temps will remain in the low to mid 70s through the start to next workweek, as high pressure once again takes control of the forecast. breezy winds will also be back sunday and next monday. a lot of people have been
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by visiting red rock canyon today. letia robertson, red rock letia robertson, red rock visitor 18:50:10-18:50:18 "this is a beautiful, beautiful displayof this area and i've never seen one like this."
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in celebration of president's day. everyone was enjoying the beautiful weather and sunshine.. especially some who are in southern nevada to escape the bitter cold back east. alissa klein & william oney-paige, red rock visitors 18:43:57-18:44:06 "just wanted to get off the strip for a little bit and come out and see the mountains basically" "we're very adventurous. we like to go see the parks." free admission ends today. overnight camping and group day fees were still in effect all weekend. new at six.. another electric car company is looking to build in las vegas. right now.. "20-50 motors" is only selling in china.. but plans are reportedly in motion to set up shop in southern nevada. no word on where or when.. but the company says it will create a number of high paying jobs. time now... for the latest consumer news... from contact -13-. "apple" is recalling... some macbook chargers!!! the tech company says...
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because of a design issue. the cables are stamped... with the words... "designed by apple... in california... assembled in china." apple will send a new cable... to affected macbook owners. gas prices... are falling.... in las vegas! the average price in the valley... has fallen -12- cents... in the past week. according to gas buddy's daily survey of more than... -6- hundred... las vegas gas stations. the average right now... is -2- oh -9- per gallon. the cheapest price... found in the valley... 1-75-. coming up.. we'll take a look at road construction around the valley.. and which streets to avoid for a slow commute. plus.. protecting your kids. an inventer finds... old technology used in a new way.... could prevent concussions! you're watching.... channel 13, action news.... where "you ask, and we investigate".
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for 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, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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two men were riding snowmobiles across lake geneva.. which is mostly frozen over right now. but the two men apparently hit some open water.
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the scene. the other was taken to the hospital to be treated for hypothermia. from contact -13-... tonight.. an inventor says... he's found a way to address the problem of concussions... in the n-f-l.. and other sports like soccer. it's called... "hitt p-g"... which stands for.... "high impact transfer technology protective gear". dan krevsky says... it's essentially... a shock absorber made of silly putty..... that can fit in any helmet.. and... absorb up to -80- percent of impact. "it will absorb and dissipate energy -- that's what this is and it's formed in for use in under inside a helmet." his device retails for... -99- dollars each. now.. a 13-action news update for commuters. road crews will be closing lanes on rainbow tonight between sunset and russell. that means traffic will be down to one lane in both directions. the work includes some road widening and a flood control tunnel. the project is expected to be
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year. breaking news out of florida.. just coming into our newsroom.. video of extensive tornado damage near the alabama.. florida state line. homes and businesses destroyed in century florida.. that's near pensacola. power lines are down.. power is out for much of the town. and people are taking shelter at a local high school. several viewers got video of the twister as it touched down. only minor injuries reported so far. that's the latest at the breaking news center. next on 13-action news... live at 6:30.. a story.... you're all talking about. a -3- month old puppy.. weighing just -13 pounds... you had more questions... so when you ask... we investigate plus.. investigating police shootings the thin blue line between officers and civilians is getting thicker. you're concerned about whether they're going to be truthful, or whether they're going to get their stories straight. a 13 action news looks into the leniency provided to officers you and i will never see..
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on the difference between how civilians and police officers are treated.. if they're involved in a shooting.. and who really has the 'right to remain silent.' plus.. snow and rain pummels... and... it's done yet. we're tracking the storm.... on 13 action news. but first.. a skinny puppy is causing a firestorm on social media.
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custody.. and follow the pup from the breeder to the pet store.. which says they've now receieved threats over all has the dog.. says people are so angry about this.. they've been getting threats. now... they're speaking out.... about the dog's health. it's a story.... "you asked us.... into what happened... to "little rudy". managers at henderson petland were too busy to talk with us again today. but their corporate office is finally speaking about this photo that has been shared hundreds of times. petland's corporate office sent us a statement today, saying in part: "the puppy was eating well and exhibited no health issues other than being on the low-end of the ideal weight range for his age and breed." the vet for petland who examined him here says he is underweight, but not emaciated. so we went to some breed experts at the rhodesian ridgeback club of the united states. one member said, she was "appalled at the emaciated condition" of the puppy. three different board members
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underweight.....that a three-month-old should weigh 20 to 30 pounds. one member says he's been breeding rhodesian ridgebacks for nearly four decades and said "the puppy in question is not a normal healthy puppy." """""petland's corporate office sent us a very lengthy statement on rudy...too long for us to include in full in in the studio, stephanie zepelin, 13 action news."""""" and... when you ask.... we investigate. if you have a story.... you want action news.... to investigate let us know... e-mail us.... at 13investigates@ktnv.c om.... with your phone number right now.. this is the different crazy weather all around the u-s. the top left here.. that's the flooding in jackson, mississippi. and the bottom left.. the snow blasting roanoke, virginia. but let's take a moment to look at las vegas.. right above me. not a cloud in the sky.


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