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tv   Action News 3PM  KTNV  February 17, 2016 3:00pm-3:30pm PST

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bicentennial parkway. henderson police say at one point, the robbers even held her at gunpoint...demanding her valuables. the 72-year-old woman has minor injuries. it's not clear how many suspects there were, but they did get away with an unknown amount of cash and jewelry. 13 action news reporter david schuman is on scene gathering more information. coming up on later editions of 13 action news, hear what neighbors are telling him. also overnight, a man shot during a parking lot robbery! it happened near cimarron and blue diamond. now the search is on for the shooter! and this latest crime has people in the area living in calm community. < maybe the scaries part about all of this is this was an innocent man minding his own business when he was attacked. it all started around 1-30 this morning. officers say he was walking up to his car when another man approached and demanded he hand over all of his stuff and then at some point the suspect pulled out a gun and shot this man in the shoulder.
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he is said to be in stable condition but that gunman is still on the loose right now and it has people in this area fed up. some are actually just leaving all together. 5:48:17 11 "we ended up moving out of this area just because it's been extremely scary. like every other day there's a break-in or a robbery or a shooting outside my work. it's supposed to be a community over here and it's like you don't even want to walk outside." we've been following a lot of chat about crimes like this in this specific area and we have some great news. help is on the way. i'll have all the information you need tonight at 6. reporting yasmeen hassan 13 action news., > developing now... parents at kenny guinn middle school are demanding answers... after a 7th grader suddenly passes away! clark county school district says they did not to send a note home about 12-year-old maxine zepeda's death because they didn't have enough information. the health district is not investigating because there were no reports of an outbreak of a contagious disease at the school.
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to 8 weeks before we know what killed zepeda. time now is x:xx -- and today could be the hottest day of 2016 so far! the 80's are in the forecast! but we also have to talk about tomorrow, because there will be some major winds! let's go to 13 weather first chief meteorologist bryan scofield. a high wind warning is in effect for the spring mountains including red rock canyon through 4pm thursday and a wind advisory is in effect for the northern half of clark county excluding lake mead and the colorado river valley. expect gusts to 50mph through the las vegas valley with gusts in excess of 70mph possible in the spring mountains and red rock canyon area. breaik rigt now-- now lets
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breaking right now-- now lets get to 13 action news marissa kynaston on that update on metro's k- 9 patrol dog nicky. she got an update from his partner-- i was able to see nicky for myself today-- he looks happy and energetic-- police say he's recovering really well. we do know k9 officer nicky was attacked with a machete-- so the majority of his injuries were to his head and face-- but you can see he is recovering. nicky was injured during a 12 hour barricade incident last week-- while police were trying to arrest a suspect who may have been involved in a shooting. nicky went inside the apartment to find the suspect-- and thats
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nicky was able to bite the suspect and bring him to an arrest. sergeant kerns says nicky is eager to get back to work-- and he hopes that will be in about 3 weeks. live at metros southwest area command-- mk-- now to that extreme weather all over the country! we're having record heat here in las vegas, and forecasters say that heat is moving east! that'll be some good news, because they've been dealing with this! wicked winds, relentless rain and terrifying tornadoes! 3-tornadoes touched down in south florida...with winds reaching up to 100 miles-per-hour. surveillance cameras capturing trees being tossed as the storm moves through. and it's all clear now at mccarran! but this morning, there was a security scare! airport officials say it happened when an airline employee didn't follow a proper security procuedure.
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was. but just yesteday there was a change in security procedures. investigators are now talking to that employee and their supervisor. and training is still going on for all 16-thousand people who work at mccarran on these changes. in just a few hours, the first of three premier medical marijuana dispensaries opens its doors! essence las vegas west is holding its grand opening tonight from 6 to 8. they're located on tropicana near lindell. the business says it'll provide the purest and widest selection of cannabis to its patients. their two other locations, one of the strip and another in henderson, will open in the next two months. it's the ultimate showdown over national security and the privacy of your smart phone, and it all goes back to that deadly san bernardino shooting. the f-b-i is going after apple...to make a function that would unlock all i-phones! why apple says this idea would greatly harm you! bad news for families depending on a local food bank. its doors are closed.
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hope left for them? and a look at today's closing numbers.. the dow ended up 257-points, closing at 16,453. two girls found shot to death
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a high school campus. police say it was a murder- suicide. suicide. and for the first time, we're hearing from the family of one of those teens. those girls were dorothy dutiel and may kieu...sophomores and girlfriends at a school in glendale, arizona. police say dutiel took her own life, after shooting kieu. we're told dutiel left a suicide note that releases the family of blame. but it's little comfort to the teen's grieving loved ones. voice of julie moore: "she's got double heartache. she's hurting very, very badly for the loss of her own child but also somebody elses child" moore says the family was close and supportive of the teens' relationship. developing now-- apple is taking on the federal government, which is ordering the tech giant to unlock one of the i-phones of the san bernardino shooters. but apple is vowing to appeal! it's been 2-months since that deadly shooting that left 14-people dead. investigators want access to
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the phone has information on other possible terrorist attacks. sot dan abrams: to offer the assistance that the government needs, they have to literally create a whole new system to back-door these phones. and apple's basically saying...look, once we create this, it's going to get out, and as a result everything we've built in terms of protecting security and privacy is going to be out the door. the company's ceo tim cook says while the government's intentions are good, the dangers of that master key could have major problems on your private information. speaking of the fight against terror, our city is getting nearly 3- million dollars to protect us from terrorist attacks from the department of homeland security. it'll be used for new equipment and training. social media is a great way to keep your friends and family up to date on what you're up to. but all those pictures you post, could be putting you in danger! why geo-tagging instantly opens up a private moment to the
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and the next time you hit the slopes up on lee canyon, you'll want to avoid one thing! the hidden dangers of tree wells next.
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i've watched as the house across the street has sat empty for over six years. i've watched good friends have their homes foreclosed on. people are still really suffering, and they're looking for somebody that is going to create bold change. wall street gave bad advice and bad loans over and over again, and nothing happened. people are so excited about bernie sanders because they know that he's not beholden to wall street. we need someone like bernie sanders that's going to fight for the middle class. we have to fix things now. sanders: i'm bernie sanders,
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consider going skiing or snowboarding. a father had to rescue his son...who got trapped in a tree well! nats - ethan?! [kid screams] (butted with) nats - here we go! [screams] here we go! [screams] -pulls kid out and you hear him breathing hard. // i just need to breath. you saw right there, the son disappears amidst the trees. and the father digs him out just in time, before he could have died of suffocation. that video has now been viewed more than a million times. sot - ethan goss - you never expect something like that to happen to you, but once it does it's kind of shocking. tree wells are the soft snow around the base of a tree, and they are the cause of about 20- percent of all ski deaths. if you do fall in a tree well, experts say try to keep a hand in front of your face to clear a place to breath.
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leverage to push yourself out. and finally, always ski with a buddy. adlib let's go to chief meteorologist bryan scofield and 'weather first.' a high wind warning is in effect for the spring mountains including red rock canyon through 4pm thursday and a wind advisory is in effect for the northern half of clark county excluding lake mead and the colorado river valley. expect gusts to 50mph through the las vegas valley with gusts in excess of 70mph possible in rg mountains and red rock canyon area. there is a slight chance for some rain showers but it's very slight and the vast majority of the rain will stay in the mountains surrounding the valley. at best some areas of summerlin and centennial hills could see some sprinkles but most of the valley will stay completely dry.
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held warm by the gusty winds and will stay in the mid and upper 50s for the valley which will allow for a nice recovery coming on thursday. highs will be cooler than wednesday's but we'll still reach into the low 70s before warming again into the mid 70s by the weekend as the winds die down. the weekend will be dominated by dry weather with some high level clouds decorating the blue skies.
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on those red flag exercises going on at nellis air force base! some good news -- they are now over! people living all across the valley had been complaining of noise for a couple weeks. the training was to get airmen prepared for real life combat. time now for a consumer alert from contact 13-- it's something millions of people do everyday-- upload pictures to social media sites for your friends and family to see but what you may not realize is you're exposing yourself to millions of strangers too! and it's all
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location! when you're uploading a picture, you have the option to add a location. if you add that location, your photo is then immediately added to a collection of pictures anyone can see! that's something technology experts warn you against! --steve nelson/tech expert/----3:50:08-- "google image search does something similar where everything that is attached to the file ,if the location is there, or if you have allowed for the location, it will show that in just a general google search so again be careful what you're telling everybody." nelson adds the only way to keep your picture private is to leave out the location. after a string of break-ins, a food pantry that fed hundreds of students in need is now closed. bailey's community nest is located on the middle school campus. ccsd says they had to shut down for the safety of the students. the school district says there are other options for the students, like a monthly grocery pickup. the pastor says free food once
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hope they can re-open the food pantry after easter. this weekend's democratic cauda is looking close r presidental hopefuls hillary clinton and bernie sanders. a new c-n-n-o-r-c poll has the caucus split almost evenly! clinto has 48-percent of supporters, while sanders has 47- percent. the caucus is saturday. a major development in the race for the white house. and it comes at a crucial times for the republican hopefuls! south carolina governor nikki haley announced she's endorsing florida senator marco rubio, ahead of this saturday's primary! haley's endorsement is a big deal, because she has an 81-percent approval rating. that's something rubio recognizes too. rubio "the road we're on is not the direction to greatness. it's the direction to decline. if we lose this election, the next president will be bernie sanders or hillary clinton." meanwhile, g-o-p frontrunner donald trump has been going after ted cruz... even threatening legal action over one ad.
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him a liar...saying cruz only won iowa after his campaign incorrectly told voters ben carson was dropping out. we all remember that big upset, when underdog u-f-c fighter holly holm knocked out ronda rousey. today, we're learning that defeat weighed heavier on rousey more than any of us knew. she considered taking her own life! the full story when action news live at 3 continues. stay with us. hot off his big tribute at the 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, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence
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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. it's always worth remembering... that icing the cinnamon rolls is a privilege not a right. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. here in vineland, home of progresso, we love all kinds of chicken soups... but just one kind of chicken. white breast meat chicken every time. so if you're not going to make your own chicken soup tonight,
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ready for his new residency here in las vegas. tickets to the show-- "lionel riche: all the hits" -- are on sale now! he'll be performing at the axis theater inside planet hollywood starting on april 27th. we've got a link to buy tickets on our website. now to that big headline about ultimate fighter ronda rousey -- the superstar athlete admitted she contemplated suicide, after losing her championship fight to holly holm. abc's linsey davis has her
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< she's a power house athlete? nats - ronda fighting and a stunning cover model for sports illlustrated? mixed martial arts superstar ronda rousey - seemingly able to do it all? nats - ronda winning but now - she's speaking out for the first time on camera since her shocking defeat to holly holm in november? announcer nats "holly holm is the new bantamweight champion! oh my god. wow!" (10:40) http://www.ufc.co m/media/ufc196-free- fight-holm-vs-rousey tearfully revealing to ellen degeneres tuesday - that she had suicidial thoughts following her devastating loss? sot: ronda rousey "i was literally sitting there, thinking about killing myself. in the exact second, i was like, 'i'm nothing, what am i going to do anymore?" nats of holm/rousey fight rousey who's father commited suicide when she was 8 years old --- credits her boyfriend and saw my man, travis, was standing there. "i'm looking up at him and was just like, 'i need to have his babies. i need to stay alive.'" sot -- ramona shelburne - "ronda told me that travis
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because he is a protector." e-s-p-n's ramona shelburne - who spoke with rousey 10 days after the hard hit - says the athlete was at one of the lowest points in her life. sot -- ramona shelburne "in that moment, in the first seconds she was trying to process it, it really did feel like the life that she had been leading was over and i think that's what she was trying to while she might be out of the running for now?.she says she still has big plans for the future. sot -- " i really do believe i'm still undefeated because being undefeated is a choice. everybody has losses in their life, but i choose to always be undefeated." tag: what's next for ronda? holly holm is fighting miesha tate on march 5th. if holm beats her?it's safe to say we can expect a historic rematch ne fall. > a lot more news coming up on action news live at 3-30... including an update on the arsech for a dead teen's prized pssesion. the bittersweet news on the football helmet next.
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francis' tour in mexico. his powerful message of unity in the murder capital of the country. have you downloaded the all new 13 action news app yet? it features live streaming, video on demand with photos and blazing fast radar. get the app free in the app store andn i google play. right now on action news live at 3:30..
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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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0b__ol@`one man to his stolen car. find out how social media and 13 action news were able to help him recover his prized possession. plus bags of multiple dead animals dumped on the side of a road. and metro is trying to figure out who did it and why! but first action news live at 3:30 begins with breaking news --- the recovery is going well for metro's k-9 nicky. you'll remember he was stabbed on duty. i'm rikki cheese. and i'm steve wolford. even better news- during today's news conference.. we learned nicky should be back on patrol in about 3-weeks. nicky appeared at the news conference with his handler. the k-9 needed to have emergency surgery after he was slashed across the head with a machete. officers say most of the injuries were thankfully just superficial to his face and head. ithappened when officers released nicky on a suspect
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friday. happening right now.. investigators are working to find out who's responsible for dumping bags containing animal remails along the side of a road. officers found the bags near lake mead and lamb yesterday. metro says two bags appeared to have dead cats inside. a third bag contained a larger animal. metro is looking into how the animals died. investigators hope that information will lead them to whoever did it. right now, police are trying to track down these two men..they say may be connected to an armed robbery at a tavern. last month, investigators say a man in a mask walked into the business near eastern and flamino, and held them up at gunpoint. the two people in these pictures were in the bar before the robbery, and held the door open for the suspect. if you recognize them call crime stoppers. a man has been sentenced to 13- years in prison for taking part in a drug trafficking scheme. billy cooks pleaded guilty to plotting with his girlfriend.. e'lala frank.. to possess and distribute

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