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butt to 9:50- there's a female down on the street according to metro-- a brawl broke out near the miracle mile shops at planet hollywood. some people tried to run...but were followed down harmon by bullets. one woan was shot dead on the street. while anman-- slowly dying-- tried to driver herself and a man away from the shooters ending up at the cosmo.. 13 action news spoke to a security guard who heard the entire thing. michael gonzales, heard gunshots 7:27:59-7:28:05 "i heard three like thumps: boo, boo, boo, boo you know like loud firing." butte "it's kin7:29:54-:29:58 also its kind of sad because people died...it's pointless.. metro has not released the names of the two women who died... tonight they are relaying witnesses-- including the one man still a live...to lead them to the shooters. coming up at 6 p-m-- just how safe is the strip? we look into the number of shootings this year alone. reporting live lesley marin 13
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an 13-action news update tonight on the death of a bullhead city police officer. he's now been identified as officer rodney polomski. the coroner has ruled the 52-year old died tuesday of a medical episode while driving on us-95 near searchlight. he was a 13 year veteran of the force. police have arrested two suspects..... accused of kidnapping a woman.... they are accussed of keeping her at a home.... near cheyenne and fort apache. police say... the victim escaped early this morning... and then... the suspects fled the home.... as well. both of those suspects were caught later at another home..... near rainbow and alexander. that's where.... 13 action news reporter.... michael burton spoke to police.... moments after they arrested.... the suspects. looklive intro: that's right guys, here in front of the home where the two suspects were first found - police have been trying to find out why they this morning. "someone rang the doorbell like 5 times really fast. by the time i got downstairs
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goldberg says when he got to the door she had already moved on to another home where she was held safe until authorities arrived. "a lady did come out of that house subsequently and went in a police car. she was not handcuffed or anything." swat arrived - hoping to find suspects inside the home. "they set off a smoke grenade." but soon after - they were called to a residential road near alexander and rainbow inside of a home. one of them surrendered, but the other ran off - hopping over fences - before breaking into another home to hide. "this suspect was showing how willing he was to escape and that was entering an innocent persons home, and so we're very grateful that our officers happened to be in the area and were at that location and were able to take that suspect into custody without any harm coming to anybody else." loooklive: the neighbor you just heard
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michael burton - channel 13 action news. we're learning more..... about -2- women arrested.... in severe child abuse cases. 13 action news reporter david schuman is live at the north las vegas detective bureau with how they're accused of mistreating small children. two women cynthia lavender and alejandra robles. both women told police they either threw or dropped baby boys. one child died and the other has irreversible brain damage. in lavenders case, she was babysitting a friends child when police were called for an unresponsive 5 month old. originally lavender said the baby fell off a bed but later changed her story and told police that she dropped him on a tile floor out of frustration. the boy died two days later of major head trauma and bone fractures. alejandra robles was another babysitter. she was working for an
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8 kids last november --when she threw a 7 month old boy into a crib. police say that child will never be the same because of the brain damage he suffered. the daycare she worked for has received several citations lavender is looking at murder and several child abuse charges robles -- child abuse with substantial bodily harm. reporting live..david schuman 13 action news. a live look outside right now as we head into the weekend. the winds have died down.. so now it's just a questoin of how warm will it be? let's check in with 13 weather first chief meteorologist bryan scoffield. bryan. 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
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about 20 or 25mph possible sunday and monday. with less than -24- hours to go until tomorrow's all important democratic caucus.... here in nevada... candidates are trying to rally support.... here in the valley. democratic presidential candidate.... hillary clinton hosted a roundtable event.... at "the college of southern nevada cheyenne campus". the nevada "woman and families" focused on the rising cost of childcare.... here in nevada. according to recent it costs parents.... nearly - 35- hundred dollars more for childcare..... than it does....
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hillary clinton 12:18:43-12:18:53 "we need to get incomes rising for families, so that the cost of children is not prohibitive, so they can actually afford it." stay with 13 action news... live at 6. -13- action news anchor.... todd quinones will have a one on one interview... with hillary clinton. vermont senator bernie sanders picked up a big endorsement today.. going into tomorrow's democratic caucuses. the clark county black caucus is throwing its support behind sanders. the organization says it's looking for a president who will work to end racial injustice. sanders is set to hold a about an hour from now.. at the henderson pavillion. and.. as a reminder.. for all the information you need to know about tomorrow's democratic caucuses.. just go to ktnv.com. that includes a link with all of tomorrow's caucus locations. a new carrer path for a former police officer. 18:59:43:21 sometimes the idea of to protect and serve is somewhat overused statement but
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continuing with that philosophy 18:59:54:27 what led him to put away his badge and get into the medical marijuana business. some frightening moments for guests.... at the westgate... overnight. fire alarms blaring.... before the power goes out. what caused... the chaotic scene.
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i've got some real estate here in my bag counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. westgate after a chaotic few hours this morning. nats of alarms
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fire alarms started going off.. gaming machines shut down and the lights went out. parts of the hotel were also evacuated. fire crews say smoke was reported near the dining area on the second floor.. but hotel officials say guests were never in danger. a miami police union is urging a nationwide boycott by law enforcement unions.... of beyonc0's.... upcoming world tour. the tour begins... in miami... on april -27-th.... at "marlins park". the beyonc0 backlash has to do with her "formation" music is a message that doesn't support.... law enforcement! (javier ortiz/ pres., miami fraternal order of police) we're not going to put up with her anti-police message. ==((butted to))== we're not going to voluntarily show up there for a woman, a woman that has portrayed a message that is anti-police. the head of the national association of police organizations says... they fully support the call for the boycott. beyonce has not commented... on the controversy
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justice antonin scalia is in repose inside the building where he built his legacy as a legal icon. president obama and first lady michelle obama were among those paying their respects. scalia's clerks will take turns standing vigil through the day as members of the public and dignitaries pay tribute. scalia died last weekend. his funeral is tomorrow at the basilica of the national shrine of the immaculate conception. his son.. the reverand paul scalia.. will deliver mass. after spending his career trying to get drug dealers.... off the streets. a former police officer is opening his own.... medical marijuana dispensary.... here in the valley. the painful disease.... that led him into "the marijuana business". plus.. a bizarre courtroom appearance.. caught on camera. a man so incensed.. he decides to build a bonfire in front of the judge's bench. plus... here's what we're working on right now... for action news.... live at six: a valley woman is enraged..... after she paid thousands of dollars for invisalign
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only for both of her dentis when "you ask... we investigate". a florida man is facing charges after he's caught on camera 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
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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, and i approved 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. 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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fire inside a courtroom. surveillance pictures show leonard wright using paper.. some case files and three chairs to build the fire in front of the judge's bench. wright then took before another man rushed in.. spotted the flames and returns with a fire extinguisher. fortunately.. no one was injured. wright was later arrested and charged with arson.
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are popping up.... all over our valley tonight 13 action news reporter... marissa kynaston with... how an unlikely co-owner... is using his experience on the streets.... to help treat.... chronic diseases. ot dave kallas, co-owned apothecarium i spent 10 1/2 years in patrol retired police officer-- dave kallas-- spent years chasing down drug offenders-- sot kallas mainly marijuana, rock cocaine, powdered cocaine, heroine making thousands of arrests. sot kallas a lot of people selling illegal substances on the street so if you had told him then-- that he'd own a legal medical marijuana dispensary-- nat haha he wouldnt have believed you. sot kallas i said that's never going to happen but a serious medical diagnosis several years ago-- changed his mind. sot kallas i had contracted an infectious disease that had no cure the disease has been painful-- preventing kallas from normal daily activities-- like walking upstairs-- even playing golf. so when medical marijuana was legalized in the state of
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in kallas turned to his experience on the streets-- sot kallas that gut feeling to help find a partner-- and a facility. sot kallas just the feeling that these guys had character and integrity so apothecarium will open its doors-- with kallas planning on being one of its most loyal customers. and as co owner-- he says-- he still plans to continue-- to protect and to serve. sot kallas i am continuing with that philosophy because we're protecting people from going places that they probably shouldn't be going, and we are serving our community because we're providing an outlet for those patients to get the best quality care that they can with this type of medication marissa tag the apothecarium will open its doors to customers starting tomorrow-- at 11. reporting on west sahara near buffalo-- mk-- 13an. metro's newest graduating class of officers will hit the streets tomorrow. and.. in a first for the department.. all will be issued body-cameras.
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the department. the 62 graduating officers were all trained on the cameras. metro hopes to graduate over 300 new officers this year.. and all will be equipped with body cameras. salt lake city has been blasted through the day by high winds.. including some powerful gusts that ripped scaffolding from buildings.. and uprooted trees. the winds also toppled a semi on i- 80. conditons weren't much better in the mountains where heavy snow made driving conditions dangerous. a jack-knifed semi forced lane closures and delayed traffic for hours. some 12-thousand residents were also without electricity because of downed powerlines. 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
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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. the colorado river valley could 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
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above normal. the lake mead national recreation area is now the 5th-most visited 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. the colorado river valley could see some stronger winds, but models have shifted the strongest winds slightly east
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national park. just over 7-million visitors came out to enjoy the lake last year. and.. thanks to that 5% increase.. lake mead moved-up a spot from 2014. the most-visited national park is the great smokey mountains.. with just over 10-million visitors last year. from contact -13-... some long distant carriers... are in trouble! the f-c-c plans to fine... -4- long distance carriers... nearly -30- million dollars! they're accused... of switching customers'... long distance carriers... without authorization...
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issuing unauthorized charges. the f-c-c says... the companies also created... fake audio recordings... as "proof"... that customers authorized.... the changes. more and more of us... are getting "robocalls". according to the... "you mail national robocall index"... it's estimated that more than.... - 2- billion robocalls... were made in the u.s... in the month of january.... alone. that comes out to... more than... -51- thousand calls... every minute. and... don't forget... contact 13's "call for action" is ready to help you.... with a consumer problem. just call one of our volunteers.... any weekday.... between -11-a-m and -1-p-m... at 702-368-2255. if you're trying to hurry through henderson.. if could cost you. henderson police will be cracking down on speeders over the next two weeks. officers will be targeting areas with a reputation for speeding. if you're caught going too fast.. you can expect to get a ticket. we'll be right back.... with a final check on your forecast....
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a look at what we're working on.. new at 6: a deal being the winds have died off and high pressure with tons of sunshine is 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
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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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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,
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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. a live look at the thomas and mack.. where the runnin' rebels will face the nevada wolfpack tomorrow night. fans are being encouraged show-up with new stuffed toys to donate to the "tark toy drive." the toy drive is aimed at raising stroke awareness and will benefit kids at u-m-c.
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from 6 until 7-30 at the main entrance. tip off is at 7. before we go... here's a look at what's coming up later on abc... in primetime... at -8-... it's "last man standing".... followed by dr. ken at -9-... it's "shark tank"... at -10-... it's "20/20" and then.... we will see you tonight... for action news.... live at -11-. that's our news for now.. but... stay with us.... for abc's "world news tonight"... up next. we'll see you back here in 30-minutes for 13 action news... live at 6. until then.. thanks for watching and have a
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system 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,
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tonight, the showdown in the south just hours away now. donald trump, after taking aim at the pope, tonight taking on another giant, apple. telling people to boycott apple until they help the government break into the terrorist's iphone. apple firing back. the showdown in nevada. hillary clinton and bernie sanders. the all-out battle for turnout. and this evening, the early gift for clinton. inside the desperate rescue tonight. strangers diving into the water to save the tourists on this chopper. one passenger trapped. the extreme weather coming this weekend. the dramatic fire whorls and whipping winds in chicago. your money tonight, are you passing up free money? the simple step, without even getting rid of your card. and america remembering harper lee and her work, read by

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