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....then within hours - the house caught fire again. ....but so far, police say they have not made any arrests. live yasmeen hassan 13 action news. back to you. we're following more breaking news right now.. f-b-i agents just served a search warrant at the home of san bernardino shooter syed farook's brother. the search, which took place in corona, netted no arrests... but the fbi says farook's father was detained "for safety." get ready for a big shift in our valley weather! we have rain, falling temperatures and high winds! let's get right to greg in the weather center. front will continue to pass through this morning and into
snow will continue to fall on the mountains 6000ft and above through the day with 4-8 inches of fresh snow expected at 8000ft-10000ft. winds behind the front gusting between 30- 40 mph in the valley and 50-70 mph around red rock and the spring mountain range. high temperatures will hover in the upper 60s and lower 70s today but are expected to gradually climb back to the mid 70s by the end of the weekend. winds lighten up and sunny skies return just in time for the pope making headlines with two comments today. first...
controversial remark about donald trump. the pontiff says trump is not a christian... the holy father points to trump's desire to build a wall along the u-s mexico border. trump fired back saying.... for a religious figure to question someone's faith is disgraceful. also... pope francis suggested women who are threatened by the zika virus could use contraception to avoid birth defects from the virus. r)-vo a crash near buffalo and lake mead shut down that intersection all morning. police tell us multiple cars were involved... at least three people have been taken to the hospital. that intersection has since re-opened. tolavius timmons, the man accused in stabbing the metro k-9, had his initial appearance in las vegas justice court this morning. the judge set his bail at 75 thousand dollars. he's accused of stabbing nicky the dog in the head following a 9 hour standoff... fortunately- the k9 is ok now. the woman accused of ramming down dozens of people with her
for court today. now lakeisha holloway has been ordered to attend a competency hearing. weeks ago, she was so unruly, police put her in a holding cell yelling and screaming. holloway faces charges of murder, child endangerment, and felony hit and run for crashing into people on the las vegas strip. breaking news... various law enforcement agencies are conducting a raid near sunset and riley in las vegas... they are federal search warrants of a government facility, residence and a business... we havfe a crew on the way and will have more information soon. new information from a story that broke overnight... we know now more about a manhunt in an area near buffalo and vegas... police tell us they were looking for a suspect wanted for domestic battery. witnesses called us due to all the commotion and police presence this morning... they say police were searching their backyards..while a chopper circled overheard. 6:00:59-6:01:09 "as soon as he told me go in ,lock the door, the guys in our backyard.
the deadbolt went to my window shut it put the stick in the window." police did find the suspect and took him into custody. a breaking news update... a gas leak near tropicana and boulder highway has been contained. this happened just after midnight. the intersection was shut down there through the night.. but it is back open now. huge help is on the way for one part of the valley dealing with a recent spike in crime. a new command center is coming to help respond to the mountain's edge area, which gets more calls than any other center in metros jurisdiction. it's welcome news to the community members who say they've been living in fear. kristy jacobs "i love this area. i really do. i love this area. i've lived here for 4 and half years and i really like it and i want to stay here." metro hopes the new command center will be up and running sometime this year. right now... henderson police are on the lookout for the suspects who tied up a 72-year- old woman and ransacked her home. it happened early yesterday
drive and bicentennial parkway. police say the robbers even held her at gunpoint, demanding her aluables. she's recovering from minor injuries this morning. it's not clear how many suspects were involved, but they did get away with cash and jewelry. a clark county firefighter is recovering after being rushed to u-m- c after a house fire near rainbow and wigwam. as firefighters arrived last night, the garage and first floor of the home were on fire. nobody inside was hurt, but one firefighter may suffered heat exhaustion. the firefighter is in stable condition this morning. ahead today... hundreds of casino workers are setting up camp in front of sunrise hospital, rallying for better health insurance. the culinary and bartenders unions are organizing the protest, which should run from 5 until 7 tonight. the groups say their rally should have no effect on people being treated at the hospital. they're just fighting for more affordable health care. the democratic presidential candidates are ready to battle in primetime. the democratic caucus in our state is on saturday. new polls show hillary clinton
dead heat. tonight they will attend a town hall hosted by nevada democrats. it will be at the "keep memory alive event center" at 6. you can't get tickets, but telemundo and m-s-n-b-c will air the townhall. stay with 13 action news throughout the week for complete coverage of the townhall and saturday's caucus. clinton surprised workers at caesars palace... where she's staying. she showed up and met some of the people behind the scenes... saying she wanted to say "hello" before going to bed. she said she knows they have a hard job-- and she asked for a group photo. on the republican side, candidates are battling it out for south carolina. four of the six candidates participated in town hall forums. in a separate event... front- runner donald trump attacked his fellow counter parts and defended his fiery temperament. "in a year from now, people will respect what i did // you're so worried about being nice and being politically correct. so what would you rather have me do? be nice to everybody"
rubio and ben carson addressed questions from voters. cruz says he laughed out loud" when he got a cease and desist letter from donald trump. that state's primary is this saturday. still ahead on action news at midday... good news for people who live near nellis air force base. your nights are about to get much more peaceful! and if you're planning to leave the country and don't have a passport- you'd better get one quickly! why the rush? find out when we come back. things should be much quieter for folks living around nellis
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. raids taking place in the valley... new information... various law enforcement agencies are conducting raids near sunset and riley in las vegas... and in henderson and in boulder city.. they are using federal search
facilities, residences and businesses... we have a crew on the way and will have more information soon. things should be much quieter for folks living around nellis air force base. the latest round of red flag exercises are over. many people around nellis have been dealing with a lot of extra jet noise for the past few weeks. air crews from all over the world have been taking part in realistic combat training. gfx
in today's contact 13 consumer alert... getting a passport is about to take a lot longer! nearly -49- million passports are set to expire. that could mean massive wait times. the u.s. government is saying it could take at least six weeks just to get your passport renewed! federal law now requires u.s. citizens to carry a passport when traveling to canada, bermuda. that ha increased demand. the best tip is to act now and start the process as soon as possible. toyota is recalling nearly three million s-u-vs worldwide because of possible problems
the company says a flaw could cause some rear seat belts to fail. the affected vehicles are shown on your screen. the "toyota rav-4", "rav-4 e-v," and the "toyota vanguard" most were built between 2005 and 2014. those looking for a deal on merchandise, may want to check out the state's annual "unclaimed property auction." for the first time ever, bidding will be done online! bids will be taken until next wednesday at 1 p.m. you can bid on hundreds of items, from jewelry to money and collectibles. they're all items the state has been holding onto. the rightful owners haven't come forward to claim them. the owners of those items can still claim the cash value of front will continue to pass through this morning and into the afternoon.
showers are expected for the morning but we should dry out close to lunch time today. snow will continue to fall on the mountains 6000ft and above through the day with 4-8 inches of fresh snow expected at 8000ft-10000ft. high wind warning for the mountains and a wind advisory for las vegas will be in place until 4pm this afternoon with winds behind the front gusting between 30- 40 mph in the valley and 50-70 mph around red rock and the spring mountain range. high temperatures will hover in the upper 60s and lower 70s today but are expected to gradually climb back to the mid 70s by the end of the weekend. winds lighten up and sunny skies return just in time for the wekend and will continue into the next work week. up next in today's health report...
cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because
they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
thousands of active-duty troops suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. and a new study reveals the military is struggling to provide adequate care for them. the rand corp study reviewed 40- thousand cases. results released today indicate many of troops with p-t-s-d and depression are not getting the minimum number of therapy sessions. officials blame it on a lack of mental health professionals... and say the military will turn to civilian therapists available through pentagon contracts. if you think you're being healthier by skipping the soda machine and going to starbucks... you may want to think again. a new study found that some flavored coffee drinks can contained more sugar than soda. the group--- action on sugar-- analyzed 131 hot drinks from coffee shops in the u-k... including starbucks, costa and pret a manger. they found some of the drinks can contain up to 25 teaspoons of sugar. that's three times more sugar
another celebrity's in the news for all the wrong reasons... kanye west is caught going on a rant... find out what he did. and robbers caught off gaurd when the victims fight back at a pizza shop. you're watching channel 13 action news, where you ask, and we investigate. stay with us america's newest multi-millionaires have finally 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.
but, it didn't come without some hesitation. maureen smith and her husband david kaltschmidt didn't tell any of their friends in florida that they had the winning ticket. david even
kept his engineering job. now that they've finally come forward... they're already saying more money is bringing more problems. sot: dave: i lost over ten pounds. it's a lot of pacing at night let me tell you. they've put the money into a trust for their family. the couple won with numbers
rapper kanye west just can't stay out of the headlines! new audio of him having a meltdown before his performance on saturday night live is making its way around the internet this morning. in it... he can be heard yelling and swearing at the production staff after they reportedly took apart his stage. he even called taylor swift a "not so nice name." a pack of wild turkeys held up a mail carrier from doing his job. it seems wild turkeys rule here in this picturesque new jersey cul de sac. a resident was talking about the wild turkeys....when they surrounded a letter carrier's truck on tuesday. he was so upset, couldn't get out and called his boss for help. the postmaster dialed 9-1-1. a search is underway for two robbers who barged into a pizza shop and assaulted family
this happened in houston, texas last thursday. one robber, holding a gun, is seen yanking a woman by the hair. the second man hits her with a chair. the woman's brother then picks up a chair of his own and starts swinging. the owner's daughter says three young men in hoodies came in pretending to be customers. "my dad got hit in the face with a gun, my aunt was punched right and left by two guys. they pulled her hair right out of her head." the family believes the three men could be the same people who robbed them back in november. they're hoping the video and screengrabs of the suspects help get the crooks off the street. a lot more action news to come... an attempted robbery is stopped at a walgreens, because of who was behind the counter. plus... it sounds too terrible to be true. but a mother is in jail accused of torturing her son. wait until you hear what police say she did. have you downloaded the all new channel 13 action news app yet?
live streaming, video on demand re just a tap away from the home screen, plus fast radar. get the all new action news app free in the app store and in google play. for her "experience, leadership, tenacity," the las vegas sun endorses hillary clinton. just like planned parenthood action fund endorses clinton for her fortitude keeping government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. and the league
of conservation voters action fund... for her bold plan to attack climate change. or the human rights campaign... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton,
order... president obama is headed to cuba! we'll tell you what makes this visit so historic. and a mysterious sound is oregon... hello. i'm todd quinones. and i'm dayna rosselli. ad lib intro to wx front will continue to pass through this morning and into the afternoon. scattered showers are expected for the morning but we should dry out close to lunch time today. snow will continue to fall on the mounains 6000ft and above through the day with 4-8 inches of fresh snow expected at 8000ft-10000ft. high wind warning for the mountains and a wind advisory for las vegas will be in place
winds behind the front gusting between 30- 40 mph in the valley and 50-70 mph around red rock and the spring mountain range. high temperatures will hover in the upper 60s and lower 70s today but are expected to gradually climb back to the mid 70s by the end of the weekend. winds lighten up and sunny skies return just in time for the weekend and will continue into the next work week. now the latest on the battle between apple and the f-b-i. despite a judge's order... the company is refusing to unlock the cellphone of a san bernardino shooter... but customers are rallying in support of the company. abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas is has the latest reaction. the white house calling on apple to comply with a judge's order to hack into that iphone
san bernardino massacre. earnst bite wash 3 white house briefing: "they are not asking apple to redesign its product or to create a new backdoor to one of their products. they're simply asking for something that would have an impact on this one device." the obama administraiton drawing unlikely support from typically fierce foes. rubio rally sot: ultimately, i think being a good corporate citizen is important trump on fox & friends: "to think that apple won't allow us to get into her cellphone? who do they think they are? no, we have to open it," some of those who lost loved ones in the terror attacks .. furious with apple. vowing to appeal. ceo tim cook saying: "the implications of the government's demands are chilling." adding that the software is quote .."something we simply do not have, and something we consider too dangerous to create." fugitive whistleblower edward snowden, took apple's side, tweeting: "the technical changes the @fbi demands would make it possible to break into
half hour." but law enforcement officials say apple iphone encryption is crippling investigations?and not just terror cases sot james comey testifying: a woman was murdered in louisiana last found. couldn't open it, still can't open it. last night, we spent time with a cop on the beat? sot fairfax police: it could be critical. if // that's the only kind of evidence that we have to lead us to a victim or something, it certainly could be incredibly critical. this just in... president obama has announced this morning he will travel to cuba later in march. the visit will be part of a trip through latin america. it comes after he formally re- opened ties with cuba in 20-14, ending more than 50 years of tensions. the last sitting u-s president to visit cuba was calvin coolidge in 19-28. and pope francis leaves mexico
yesterday, the pontiff prayed at the border -- across the rio grand river americans, including some undocumented immigrants, cheered and prayed with francis. it was a symbolic celebration, with the ongoing immigration debate between the u.s. and mexico. 13 action news is hearing from the mother of an arbor view freshman who was kidnapped, raped and stabbed to death nearly 5-years-ago. in a stunning turn of events.. 23- year old javier righetti pleaded guilty to capital murder in the case, yesterday. 15-year old alyssa otremba was abducted -- attacked - and stabbed more than 80 times, when alyssa's mom heard the news that righetti was taking responsibility for his heinous crime -- she was shocked --- and relieved. "i have a hard time considering his life because he didn't consider my daughter's life or my family." even though there will be no trial, a jury will still be picked to hear evidence and decide if righetti should be executed. only on 13 action news... (nats of fight from pkg) 0:00 -
you may remember the dramatic the woman in the video is blaming two pitbulls for month. now, she could finally get justice. the pitbulls' owner didn't show up to a hearing at animal control yesterday. right now, animal control considers the dogs "dangerous," saying they could be put down. nicole garcia, owner of chihuahua 19:46:52-19:46:57 "since my dog died i've been hoping for justice and i actually got it today." the owner of the pit bulls tells 13 action news she'll do whatever it takes to keep her dogs . a robber picked the wrong place to hit up in florida! the suspect jumped over the counter at a walgreens - demanding pain medication... but what he didn't know... was that the pharmacy worker's boyfriend had just walked into the store... and he's a boxer. the boyfriend punched the would be robber... and then called police. this next story is disturbing and unbelievable. a texas woman charged with
40-year old christi howell is accused of water-boarding her child, who is mentally disabled and under the age of 14. police say she admitted to the abuse, but claimed it was her boyfriend's idea. the boy told police he was punished because howell believed he mistreated the family dog. a mysterious sound in oregon is driving neighbors crazy. shreiking :05 secs the fire department fire learned of the sound after someone posted it on the city's facebook page. the chief calls it a horrendous noise. but here's the weird part- no one can figure out what's making the sound... so the mystery continues. one person is dead in southern california ... after a violent traffic accident that brought down three transformers. emergency crews in arleta rescued two other people who were trapped in their cars. one vehicle crashed into a power pole, hich brought down the transformers one transformer landed crushed the cab of a pickup truck,
the accident also caused a massive power outage in the area, located just 20 miles north of los angeles. right now... metro is investigating two separate shootings. they happened around the same time, but in different areas of the valley. the latest one was around 8 last night, near revere and carey. we're told a woman in her 30's was found with a gunshot wound. she is in serious condition. we're working to get a suspect description and motive from police. the other shooting happened near maryland parkway and hacienda. metro says someone was shot at we're working to get information on both the victim and suspect in this one. here's something you don't see every day -- a slow-speed police chase... involving heavy machinery! a man in florida is facing multiple charges afterhis joy-ride in a back- hoe. police say it started when the boulders on to the road. then he drove up and down the bridge for an hour and a half, causing damage. police started to pursue him, and eventually they stopped him with spike strips.
hospital and taken to jail. a busy valley intersection is getting a new, and much needed traffic light. at 9 this morning, clark county commission chairman steve sisolak ) "flipped the switch" at tenaya and wigwam. many people hope the update will make intersection safer for both drivers and pedestrians. stay with us... missihg r parents put her on a plane... dropping manny pacquiao. find out why. and here's a live look at the new york stock exchange... ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) now more on the breaking news
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 sands, and i approved this message. henderson and boulder city. action news reporter lesley
channel 9 about her family's panicked emotions as she was expecting her daughter's american airlines flight from syracuse. maggie was spending time with family and was supposed to return to charlotte at 8:50 p.m. weather. then at 1:30 a.m., maggie called saying she was in columbia, her flight was canceled, and someone was taking her off the plane. "i'm getting frantic, because i have no idea who took her off contact with her for more than an hour. they started driving to columbia and called american airlines trying to get information. halfway to columbia, american airlines said the flight wasn't canceled and maggie's plane would land in charlotte. her parents drive back to charlotte, only to get a canceled. your daughter is in columbia,'" corrine chausse said. as they drove back to columbia a room for minors in the columbia airport. corrine chausse said five minutes later, her daughter on the plane. representative told channel 9 that the flight was canceled
on the plane discovered when it landed in columbia. airline never once called her to let her know the flight was diverted and then canceled. corrine chausse said american airlines required her to pay an additional $300 on top of required for any child her. that even happened. they're charging people $300 airlines should refund the $300 said she never wants to fly thankfully- all's well that ends well... but scary moments for that family... anchors ad lib front will continue to pass through this morning and into the afternoon. scattered showers are expeted for the morning but we should dry out close to lunch time today. snow will continue to fall on the mountains 6000ft and above through the day with 4-8 inches of fresh snow expected at 8000ft-10000ft. high wind warning for the mountains and a wind advisory for las vegas will be in place until 4pm this afternoon
gusting between 30- 40 mph in the valley and 50-70 mph around red rock and the spring mountain range. high temperatures will hover in the upper 60s and lower 70s today but are expected to gradually climb back to the mid 70s by the end of the weekend. winds lighten up and sunny skies return just in time for the weekend and will continue into the next work week. more fallout for 8-time world
nike has decided to cut ties with the boxing superstar. the move comes after pacquiao was quoted as saying gay people are "worse than animals." nike called pacquiao's comments "abhorrent" and said the company strongly opposes discrimination of any kind. pacquiao, who meets timothy bradley on april 9 at the mgm grand garden arena in what could be his last fight, has apologized for the remarks now let's take a look at today's top stories now trending... make sure you enjoy a glass of vino after work... because it's national drink wine day! in case you need some more persuading... wine does have some health benefits. moderate drinkers have lower risks for liver disease, type two diabetes, heart attack, stroke and some cancers. we have a list on our website of 13 best places to enjoy a glass here in the valley! america's national parks are becoming very popular vacation destinations.
visited national park sites in 2015 than ever before. parks across the country hosted a record breaking 3-hundred-7-million visits. we can't confirm if a road runner was involved... ... but we've got video of a coyote prowling across several runways at a milwaukee airport yesterday. one flight had to delay landing while ground crews tried to shoo him out of the way. for more stories trending right now... go to ktnv.com. and we want to hear your thoughts. just sound off on any trending news by joining us on twitter. our handle is @ktnv use #nowtrending. did you know that 43% of women who work in nevada are self-employed? this is according to the u-s chamber. dannie ackerman is a local entrepreneur. she leads up meet-ups for women business owners... and money strategist justin krane works with women across the country to help them understand the numbers side of business so they can make
they are here with us today... tell me why you two have come together? there are almost 10 million women owned business in the u.s. according to the u.s. chamber, 43% of women who work in nevada are self-employed only 50% of businesses last more than four years - not making a profit is number on reason tonight's primetime lineup begins with grey's anatomy at 8... tonight's primetime lineup begins with grey's anatomy at 8... scandal at 9, how to get away with murder at ten and we hope through this morning and into the afternoon. scattered showers are expected the mountains 6000ft and above
entrepreneur. she leads up meet-ups for women business owners... and money strategist justin krane works with women across the country to help them understand the numbers side of business so they can make money. they are here with us today... tell me why you two have come together? there are almost 10 million women owned business in the u.s. according to the u.s. chamber, 43% of women who work in nevada are self-employed only 50% of businesses last more than four years - not making a profit is number on
he cut a client's hair... but apparently she didn't like his work. that happens sometimes, right? but what
the customer did next is unbelievable! she came back and threatened manny with a gun! fortunately it was empty- because she fired 3 times! ((i was here working and it could have happened to anybody. i think he's a really good barber. i'm just glad he's ok. i'm not holding grudges against her, and you know, everybody in life gets what they deserve. )) the last man- the barber... choosing to forgive his client... who clearly takes the term bad hair day to a whole new level! tonight's primetime lineup begins with grey's anatomy at 8... scandal at 9, how to get away with murder at ten and we hope you'll stay with us for action news at 11. front will continue to pass through this morning and into the afternoon. scattered showers are expected for the morning but we should dry out close to lunch time of fresh snow expected at
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
hold onto your sombreros, because we're about to have a "chew" fan favorite
fiesta up in here. michael's whipping up a satisfying sandwich that'll make you say chorizo-m-g. then, mario's in the kitchen with the hilarious craig ferguson and they've got a mexican classic that will really give you something to taco bout. plus, i'm cooking up a crispy burrito with a guy who has got all the right moves on the dance floor and in the kitchen -- the amazing derek hough. it's about to get deliciously loco right now on "the chew." [ cheers and applause ] >> hola!
thank you! thank you, guys. good audience. all right, got some important questions for you, though. so let's take a poll. how many of you guys like tacos? >> me! [ cheers and applause ] >> what about burritos and guacamole? [ cheers and applause ] and who's down for some margaritas? [ cheers and applause ] all right, well, we love you guys, and you guys obviously love you some mexican food, so today, we're throwing a fan favorite fiesta. [ cheers and applause ] >> love mexican food. >> i don't think i've ever seen an audience so happy. >> no, me neither. what is it about mexican? >> we're making food all hour long. also, we have to say hello to guadalupe. she's from rosie's here in new york city. [ cheers and applause ] making us traditional tortillas all hour long. hey, guadalupe. all right, guys, what do you