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this house - and if the people who live here were involved with the kidnapping. police have yet to speak on but, coming up at 5 - i spoke to a man who says the victim reporting live - michael burton - channel 13 action news. and now an update on a story we first brought you as breaking on ktnv.com-- a father is now behind bars, after his 12-year-old son accidentally shot himself to death. here's the mugshot we just got in of olin manuel- that son was sincere manuel. police say that gun was bought by olin. he's now facing charges of child abuse resulting in death and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. you may remember sincere died last saturday at a home near buffalo and vegas drive. shots fired near the las vegas strip. two women are dead, and a man fighting for his life.
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for the shooters! police say the gunfire all started as an argument between two groups at planet hollywood. but then that fight moved. and the deadly gunfire rang out near the cosmopolitan, at harmon and polaris again, no one has been arrested. coming up at 3-30, you'll hear the chaos unfold, all on police radio traffic. 13 action news reporter parker collins has that sound and more. things are back to normal at the westgate, but for hours this morning, it was pure chaos. nats of alarms you heard right there part of it. fire alarms went off, all the lights went out, and gaming machines shut down. this all started at around 1-30 this morning. then, parts of the hotel were evacuated. 16:46:55:22 "the fire alarm, the noise was very intense and people woke up. pajamas. some people even came down with their suitcase"
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crews say smoke was reported near the dining area on the second floor. they believe it was caused by and now, they're working to make things right with their guests. time now is x:xx -- and no chaos in the weather forecast. we've been spoiled all week. but we all want to know, what's this weekend going to be like! let's turn now to 13 weather first chief meteorologist bryan scofield. the winds have died off and high pressure with tons of around and will continue to rise into the mid and upper 70s for sunday through the remainder of this week. a big day for all the presidential candidates-- voters in two states will make their picks for who should run
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country. they'll be in south carolina and right here in nevada. today democratic contenders hillary clinton and bernie sanders pulled out all the stops to make their final push to potential voters. right now, polls show a dead heat between them. bernie sanders "show the world that democracy is alive and well here in nevada." and for the republicans, polls in south carolina show donald trump's lead shriking. he's closely followed by texas senator ted cruz and then florida senator marco rubio.
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sanders will be holding a rally at the henderson pavillion. it runs from 6 to 9, but seating is first come, first served. doors open at 4. thn to the public. meanwhile, hillary clinton has her whole family in town campaigning for her today. former president bill clinton and her daughter chelsea will be joining a rally tonight at the clark county government center ampitheater. the event starts at 7-30. but doors open at 5-30. breaking news-- a live look at washington, dc.... where the casket of late antonin scalia is sitting in the great hall of the supreme court. scalia was the longest-serving justice, he died last weekend. he was 79. his funeral is tomorrow. a near death experience for some high school students. the were on the bus headed home... when they saw their lives flash before their eyes. and now their bus driver is out of a job! and a look at today's closing numbers.. the dow fell 21 points, closing
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(butted with) nats kids on bus "we all could have died" students in texas hit record on their phones, just as they almost lost their life. the school says the bus driver initially told them the students were too loud for the bus to be driven safely. student sound: she stopped in the middle of the railroad track as the train was coming and she pulled ahead a little bit more but days later, after an investigation, the driver was fired. here at home-- you'll want to make sure to follow the speed limit when you're driving in henderson. henderson police department will be cracking down on anyone speeding for the next two weeks. officers will be targeting areas where people commonly drive above the speed limit. if you're caught going too fast.. you can expect to get a ticket. now let's take a look at who's hiring... one of our valley's newest medical marijuana dispensaries is looking for new employees! the grove is holding job fairs
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lounge on jones near warm springs. you have to be over 21, and have nevere been convicted of any felonies. and don't forget to bring your resume! a day of sight-seeing turns into disaster, when the group's helicopter crashes straight into the water! nats of crash! for the first time, we're hearing from the witnesses who dove into the water to save the tourists! and we're just weeks away from the next season of dancing with the stars. but before then, one judge already has a big announcement! you're watching 13 action news, where you ask, and we investigate. stay with us. welcome back-- a fire
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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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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. a fire tornado ripped through a 15- hundred acre grass fire!
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missouri...near kansas city. thankfully, no reports of investigators think the fire. the national weather service there is prompting people to avoid burning and make sure to properly disposing cigarette butts. adlib let's go to chief meteorologist bryan scofield and 'weather first.' the winds have died off and high pressure with tons of sunshine is firmly in control. temperatures will rise into the low to mid 70s tomorrow with just a few high level clouds around and will continue to rise into the mid and upper 70s for sunday through the remainder of this week. as high pressure builds in from the west we'll see some stronger winds through the las vegas valley with gusts to about 20 or 25mph possible sunday and monday.
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see some stronger winds, but models have shifted the strongest winds slightly east which diminishes the chance for wind advisories for lake mead and southward. the winds settle down by tuesday evening and will generally make for a simply amazing week. light winds are expected from wednesday onwards and highs are expected to stay about 8-12 above normal. breaking news-- we just learned a bullhead city we just learned a bullhead city officer has with just a few high level clouds around and will continue
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officer has died. that officer is rodney polomski. the coroner ruled the 52-year-old died tuesday of a medical episode while driving on u-s 95 near searchlight. he was a 13 year veteran of the force. an update now on a story we brought you as it was breaking-- a terrifying helicopter crash recorded! the chopper was on a site-seeing tour in hawaii, when it plunged into pearl harbor! moments after it goes down, you can see people rush to the water..trying to rescue everyone on board. sot -- arielle garbarino / witness "we just turned and
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didn't have much time before it hit." (butted with) sot -- shawn winrich / witness "ran over there as most of us did to start jumping in and helping." what also made the rescue easier was that the chopper had runs the helicopter has not commented. and the chopper has still not been retrieved. the n-t-s-b is now investigating. new troubles for chipotle -- the fast food chain is now facing a sex assault investigation. a former employee in texas is suing...claiming her manager sexually assaulted at the restaurant! and that employee was a minor at the time. the victim's attorney says his client's general manager was aware of the assault, but didn't do anything to stop it. and now, he's even left the country! (adrian villacorta/attorney for plaintiffs) "we feel an employer has an obligation to provide a safe working environment especially when the employer knows the employee is a minor." the victim is asking for at least a million dollars in damages.
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next month. just in to 13 action news-- a federal judge will review sandra bland's death. you may remember bland died last july in her texas jail cell 3-days after being arrested. the coroner ruled her death a suicide, but that's not something her family believes. a police officer pulled her during a traffic stop. bland's family attorney also wants to review the dash camera video from that traffic stop. meantime, a civil case against the officer involved is set to start next month. the literary world is mourning the loss of an american icon. the literary world is mourning the loss of an american icon. harper lee, the author of "to kill a mockingbird," has died. her family says she passed away in her sleep in monroeville, alabama. her debut novel became a classic of american literature that touched on justice and race in a small southern town. she was 89. a big warning to all hoverboard makers! they may soon get hit with recalls, if they don't get their act together.
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thomas and mack-- tomorrow night, you can help out a good cause all while cheering on our running rebels! unlv's basketball team is facing off against their rival reno. at the game, fans are being encouraged to donate new stuffed toys to the "tark toy drive." they'll be collecting items from 6 until 7-30 at the main entrance. tip off is at 7. time now for a consumer alert from contact 13-- hmm hmm hmm-hmm-hmm-hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm let us be lovers, we'll marry our fortunes together
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speed may not be available in your area. only from centurylink. call and switch today. the government is cracking down on hoverboards. regulators say they're going to seize or recall all hoverboards that fail to meet federal safety standards. the consumer product safety commission says 52-fires have been reported in 24-states. and they led to 2- million dollars in property damage, and destroyed 2 homes and a vehicle. the lithium ion batteries in the hoverboards are the major concern. pause for animation we can hardly wait -- but "dancing with the stars" is coming back next month! but
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there! the dance champ turned judge says she won't be on the panel for season 22... saying she has "a lot of exciting stuff coming that i look forward to sharing." but don't worry. hough says she'll be back! from backgammon to chess, even jeopardy... game-playing computers have always found a way to beat their best human opponents. but the now's andy choi introduces us to the onecomputers couldn't master... until now. < 4.36.55 [nats of traffic light] stop and think about this: the average adult makes 35,000 decisions a day. from what to wear, what to drink, who to call... when to pump the brakes. and when... to go. 3.50.12 [nats of stone landing on board] and for those looking to make even more decisions 4.01.47 "i've scored a victory here." ...there's the ancient chinese board game 'known' as 'go.' 3.36.02 "very simple, but it's also very complicated." well, the 'rules' are simple 3.53.51 [nats of hand grabbing stones] surround a larger area of the board with 'your stones than your opponent. 3.42.54 "that's about all there is to it." and that's where the simplicity ends. 4.05.32 "i was playing games
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just exhausted." because go makes chess look like checkers. google video 0:37 - 0:51 "in chess, the number of possible moves is about 20 for the average position. in go, it's about 200. another way of viewing the complexity of go is that the number of possible configurations of the board is more than the number of atoms in the universe." so when developers at google's artificial intelligence lab "deepmind" started designing a computer that played go, they knew it needed more than sheer number-crunching strength. it had to mimic human decision- making. google video 0:59 - 1:02 "the one way you can think of it is that go is a much more intuitive game." and when google's go-playing bot "alphago" finally beat one of the game's european champions, it once again posed that ever-so humbling scenario. 3.40.06 "we're going to find out if we're finally being taken over by computers." 4.16.30 "i'm not a robot but" 4.04.38 "i think it's verging. i think it's verging..." come on, guys, have a little faith in yourselves! i mean... could a robot play a 'board game 'while' answering questions 'about' that game? 4.13.11 "um, they actually have
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just move?" 3.45.55 "i feel like i'm talking instead of thinking." 4.24.47 "you know it's really hard to, uh, talk and play this game at the same time." okay maybe we're screwed. maybe we're destined to fall into algorithmic anarchy. or maybe. just maybe 4.17.58 "by working together, humans and machines can come to greater heights." 4.28.38 "i would say absolutely, yeah." 4.08.33 "some big moves to be had. i think this is one of them." and that sounds like a 'decisive' win for everyone. i'm andy choi, for the now > google hopes its "alpha-go" program may someday help make decisions in medical diagnostics. for now, the computer will play against go's world champion in early march with a million dollar prize going to the winner. a lot more news coming up on action news live at 3-30... including the latest on that fake teen doctor. he fooled dozens of patients, the media and his coworkers for years. and now, "doctor love's" former business partner is speaking out! and a live look at where a
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start in north las vegas. police are set to reveal new information about two child abuse cases. action news live at 3-30 begins
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2 people have been arre 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. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. 2 people have been arrested in two child abuse cases. i'm steve wolford. and i'm rikki cheese. north las vegas police just started a news conference.
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metro is looking for suspects in another shooting near the las vegas strip.. this one ended near the cosmopolitan. two people are dead..
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