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one of their officers. our whole team is following this for you-- yasmeen hassan is tracking all the roads being blocked off by police officers... and we've got marti glaser and parker collins at two sepa investigation. we'll start with parker collins who's near the wynn. parker adlibs scene 22:47-23:02 "he stuck his head
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little bit. he shot i believe two rounds and one of them struck my car. but you're not injured correct... negative-- no injuries on me" this is a very big scene... and our whole team is all over for you.. marti glaser is live near sands and koval where the suspect crashed while trying to get away from police. marti? :13 "i just heard the tires screeching...
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toss to yasmeen
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in our monsoon flow is afternoon and should be completely out by this evening. our best chances for rain will be this morning from 5am to 11am; ranging between 25% and 30%. by noon, rain chances drop to a range between 15% and 20% and dry trend. high temperatures today will range between 97 and 102 degrees. this weekend skies are back to to pick up to a 10 to 20 mph wind mainly out of the south/southwest with gusts ranging between 25 and 35 mph. as winds come in, so do the warmer temperatures. expect the mercury to rise between 102 to 107 degrees valley wide clear into next tuesday. right now-- an exterminator is fighting for his life-- after being attacked by a massive swarm of bees. firefighters say the man was not wearing a bee suit when he was stung hundreds of times
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yesterday. neighbors were told to avoid the area, because the bees were so aggressive. 06.53.44.00 "he was trying to cover his face, but they were all over him." (butted with) 06.55.52.00 "i was completely terrified. i just barely came outside until recently." another pest control company came in to handle the swarm-- they believe they were africanized... or killer bees. if you have a swarm at your home, experts say you should immediatley call a licensed company to come take care of it. four people are waking up behi after police say the started firing shots outside a smith's in henderson. employees at the smiths near green valley parkway and sunset say the group was shoplifting at the store. then at some point, they went outside into the parking lot and fired off shots into the air. after getting multiple calls about gunfire-- police k-9's found the four of them inside barley's. no one was hit by the shots. vm to our community-- matthew christensen is the lee's liquor store clerk who was shot and
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he's the hero who saved her and her un-born baby. now we're catching up with her-- and meeting the little boy named in christensen's honor. it's been alomst four months since matthew christensen was killed, but jamie henderson says she still thinks about him everyday. she named her son benson james- matthew, because she says she never wants to forget about him. "if matt hadn't stepped up and did what he did that night, then there would have been two less people sitting in this chair today" (butted with) "one the three suspects charged with killing matthew christensen are scheduled to go to trial next august. prosecutors plan to seek the death penatly against two of them. taking a live look right now in rio de jainiero where the opening ceremony for the olympics is just hours away! the country is hoping for a safe start to the olympics. military police have alraedy taken over and officials have held numerous safety drills to
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athletes from 206 nations will be at the maracana stadium tonight... including team usa. the olympics have been overshadowed by controversy this year...with a russian doping scandal..the zika virus and contaminated water. george zimmerman is back in the headlines this morning-- :20 gz- this man just punched me in the face. zimmerman claims he was attacked in a bar-- but wait until you hear why witnesses say this happened. greg adlibs weather forecast tease near sierra vista and swenson-- this is where we believe the suspect shot at that officer's vehicle. our whole team is tracking this for you. chopper 13 bringing you breaking news fast and first.. new overnight-- a valley man who was reported missing is
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overnight robbery. this is at sierra vista and swenson where suspect shot at a police car. no one was hit... but police chased the suspect
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he took off on foot and was arrested at the wynn. we've got crews at all of these scenes. stay with us for updates all morning long new overnight-- a valley man who was reported missing is safe. police sent an alert out about ronald fortunato yesterday afternoon. metro was worried because he hadn't been seen for several hours. he apparently has known medical issues but again, metro let us know a few hours ago that he has been found. this morning again investigating george zimmerman-- after he says he was attacked at a bar. according to the police report- zimmerman claimed he was 'explaining to people sitting at a table that he shot trayvon martin in self defense... when a large man approached and asked quote- you're bragging about that? before punching him in the face. 5:47 dispatcher- what started the argument? gz- he recognized me. 4:35 he told me he was going to kill me he told me he'd (expletive) shoot me and he punched me in the face but one witness told police
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zimmerman... you know that guy who killed trayvon martin?" and then showed people his i-d to prove it. in the blink of an eye... a high tech car heist... police say more than 100 cars were taken by the tech savvy bandits. all of them were made by the same car company-- and it's not a coincidence. 00:01:26-00:01:29 "it was so loud like it was just even now i can just still hear it." a woman is sound asleep when lightning strikes her home-- now she's speaking out-- in an interview you'll only see on 13 action news.
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jim: i'm one of them. fermin: yo tambien. barbara: i'm one of over 300,000 nevadans who rely on social security. fermin: social security helps us pay the bills. jim: and enjoy the retirement that we've earned. barbara: that's what makes joe heck so dangerous. fermin: his plan to privatize social security means billions in profits for wall street. barbara: risking retirement security on the stock market. fermin: what if it crashes again? jim: wall street has given joe heck over a half a million bucks. barbara: i wonder who he's working for. jim: because it's not us. afscme people is responsible
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in our monsoon flow is continuing its track towards the east today.
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into the afternoon and should be completely out by this evening. our best chances for rain will be this morning from 5am to 11am; ranging between 25% and 30%. by noon, rain chances drop to a and 20% and hold there until 4pm this afternoon. by 5pm, rain chances drop to 10% or less and then we begin a dry trend.
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will range between 97 and 102 degrees. this weekend skies are back to good-ol- sunshine! winds look to pick up to a 10 to 20 mph wind mainly out of the south/southwest with gusts ranging between 25 and 35 mph. as winds come in, so do the warmer temperatures. expect the mercury to rise between 102 to 107 degrees valley wide clear into
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by wednesday, sunshine is still in the forecast but cooler air brings temperatures down to nearly the upper 90s. a new system is being monitored that will come out of the gulf of california. if it decides to alter its
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breaking news for you this morning... this is a live picture of the crime scene near sands and koval where police say a person crashed... after fleeing from police. this all started as a robbery, and then we know the suspect fired shots at an officer. after crashing this car... police say the person took off on foot... they were eventually taken into custody at the wynn. a consumer alert for you this morning-- ford is recalling nearly 800 thousand cars because of an issue with a spring in the door
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the problem is worse in areas with high temperatures like here in las vegas. here's a look at the models under the recall. so far.. ford says it only knows about one crash and one injury ecause of the problem. it's being called "grand theft auto--by laptop" two men in houston are under arrest-- because police believe they stole more than 100 vehicles.. using a high tech hack. take a look at this surveillance footage.. you see a man with a laptop go he gets in... and 4 minutes later he drives away. texas police believe he's part of a duo that stole more than 100 fiat chrysler vehicles in the houston area-- and took them over the border to mexico. officers are now asking fiat chrysler owners to make sure their cars are in a secure location. hpd sot: "if somebody has the ability and knowledge to steal your car they're going to be able to take it there's not probably a whole lot you can do about it" fiat chrysler tells abc news
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access to a master database of key codes. it's been a good 24 hours for hillary clinton-- polls indicating she has a sizeable lead. the democratic presidential candidate brought her campaign to las vegas-- where she tried to show the dark side to donald trump's life as a businessman. and here's a live look at caesars palace-- it's the hotel's 50th birthday today... and tonight you'll be able to join in on the big
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nevada is one of the worst places in america for the sex trafficking of teenage girls. thankfully, catherine cortez masto went to work to help law enforcement fight back. as attorney general, she made sex trafficking a felony crime and increased sentences. she gave victims the right to sue their captors. and expanded the sex offender registry to protect kids. catherine's a problem-solver. that's what she's all about. isn't that something we need more of in washington?
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(vo) we went to hollywood to ask if america's favorites - burgers, tacos and chili could taste just as great made with turkey. thousands stepped into the jennie-o tasting booth to find out.
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this means rain chances will afternoon and should be completely out by this evening. our best chances for rain will be this morning from 5am to 11am; ranging between 25% and afternoon. by 5pm, rain chances drop to 10% or less and then we begin a this weekend skies are back to ranging between 25 and 35 mph. as winds come in, so do the
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just in.... job numbers are out. 255-thousand jobs... the unemployment rate stayed 4.9 perjcent... but wages did pick up. that just in this morning. in today's gma first look-- a murder mystery in new york city. a young woman out for a jog... then she's found dead just blocks from her home. abc's linsey davis has the story. < in this morning's gma first look - the hunt for a killer?police continue scouring the familiar jogging path where karina vetrano was sexually assaulted and murdered tuesday.
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location until we're satisfied we've got all the evidence. detectives describe what may have been a case of "stranger rape" and they are desperate to find any clues that may lead them to the person who attacked the 30-year-old in broad daylight as she ran a trail just blocks from home. sot as a parent my heart goes out to the father. i can only imagine what he's found by her father? 15 feet off the trail? face down in the shoulder-high grass? strangled to death. sot my concern is that. if it's someone that lives in the area that he might do it agan evidence found at the scene may be their best answer -- sot we hope to get a dna profile in the next couple days. // we hope to get a match. they're also examining digital evidence and believe vetrano's cellphone could provide important details. and then...narrow it down to investigation coming up at 7am coming up at 6-30.... team coverage of breaking news-- shots fired at a metro officer just hours ago. our whole team is working
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just breaking this morning-- a person fires at a metro police officer... after a robbery causing some chaos on the strip. there are three different crime scenes with this investigation and we've got crews at all of them. parker collins is live near the wynn where this all ended. parker adlibs scene 22:47-23:02 "he stuck his head and hs almost lost it a little bit.
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but you're not injured correct... negative-- no injuries on me" and we have crews all over... trying to get even more information about this situation. this is a live picture from sierra vista and swenson, where police say the suspected robber no one was hurt... and here's the third scene... near koval and sands, where that suspect crashed his vehicle... and then took off. as parker told us... the suspect then went into the wynn... then was eventually arrested in the valet of the encore. thanks dayna-- now let's continue our team coverage with
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there are some roads still blocked off because of the
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in our monsoon flow is continuing its track towards completely out by this evening. our best chances for rain will be this morning from 5am to 11am; ranging between 25% and afternoon. by 5pm, rain chances drop to this weekend skies are back to good-ol- sunshine! winds look to pick up to a 10 to 20 mph warmer temperatures. expect the mercury to rise between 102 to 107 degrees valley wide clear into next tuesday. the nearly 600 roosters collected during that cockfighting raid
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at the animal foundation... and the director says the birds aren't safe to rehouse. investigators say the bust at the home near nellis and owens wednesday was the largest in our state's hitsory. the two men arrested during the raid are facing felony charges that could put them behind bars for up to four years. a henderson home goes up in flames-- after its hit by lightning during the storms. now.. only on 13 action news, we're hearing from the terrified woman who was inside when the bolt hit. victoria schultz, inside home scared." (butted with) 00:01:06-00:01:10 "i just didn't know what to do it was just that initial okay this has happened but like what do i do?" at first firefighters couldn't even find the flames, and they had to use a thermal imaging camera. but they knew the home had been hit... because the whole neighborhood heard it. rick palenik, neighbor img3206 00:00:00-00:00:07 "it sounded almost like a machine gun cause when it hit the roof it forked in a certain sense to get to ground it hit the bathroom." the home had to be locked since crews aren't sure if it's safe to go back inside.
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responsiblity for an attack on tourists on afghaistan. a group of 11 tourists were in two vans when rockets hit them ealier this morning. there were americans in those vans as well as people from ireland...the u-k and germany. six people were injured...no word if any of the americans among those injured. town/trump(split-screen)-vm hillary clinton now has the highest lead ever over her republican challenger donald trump . a new mcclatchy marist poll shows clinton with 48-percent to trumps 33. yesterday-- focusing her attacks on the flipside of trump's life as a businessman. "i've met people who were distroyed by donald trump so take a look at what he's done, not what he says." (butted with) i think the evidence is pretty clear. everything he's made, he's made somewhere else. he's not put americans to work. clinton toured a local electrical business before hosting a rally with union workers. but not everyone there was supporting her. :10-:15 chants and shouting, people show their animal flag
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can see secret service agents quickly had the situation under control. and.. in a sign of unity-- donald trump is now showing some support for house speaker paul ryan-- after his running mate went against him.. and endorsed the wisconsin congressman. paul ryan's a good guy actually. paul ryan, nope, he's a good guy ryan is standing by his own endorsement of trump.. he does still have concerns. ryan sot: (phoner) he's had a pretty strange run since the convention. you would think that you'd want to be focusing on hillary clinton and all of her deficiencies. the republican v-p nominee is doing some more damage control too-- issuing a blanket endorsement for all republicans in congress who are seeking re-election... which would include ryan and arizona senator john mccain. the california department of
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zika related birth defects. this comes as florida continues their fight to keep the virus from spreading. state authorities have started a massive air war in miami.. trying to take out the mosquitoes spreading the virus. officials say they will be spraying once a week for the next four weeks. meanwhile the national institutes of health just announced human trials for a zika vaccine. 14-hundred athletes are preparing to compete while the water in rio is still very much a new a-b-c news investigation found the water in rio would force many beaches in the u-s to close. the investigation found the water teeming with fecal bacteria...viruses and trash. many athletes are shrugging off the threat. a number of events are scheduled to take place in and around the dirty water including beach volleyball and swimming. caesars is getting ready to celebrate it's 50th anniversary...
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tonight the hotel will be lighting off a huge fireworks show. it starts at 10-20. caesars has a whole weekend of celebration events planned including room specials and celebrity entertainment. seven people inside a home.. when suddenly it explodes. leaving behind this mess-- now emergency responders are piecing together what happened. greg adlibs weather forecast tease we are staying on top of breaking news for you this morning. here's a live look at police near sierra vista and swenson-- this is where we believe a person shot at a police officer. our whole team is tracking this for you. and i'm tracking your roads... coming up on gma, donald trump? waking up to a raft of new polls? one showing him down by 15 points. president obama is now piling on? after trump made claims of potential election rigging. our powerhouse political team
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low pressure that helped bring in our monsoon flow is afternoon and should be completely out by this evening. our best chances for rain will be this morning from 5am to 11am; between 25% and 30%. by noon, rain chances drop to a range between 15% and 20% and hold there until 4pm this afternoon. by 5pm, rain chances drop to
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high temperatures today will range between 97 and 102 degrees. this weekend skies are back to good-ol- sunshine! winds look to pick up to a 10 to 20 mph wind mainly south/southwest with gusts ranging between 25 and 35 mph. as winds come in, so do the warmer temperatures. expect the mercury to rise between 102 to 107
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by wednesday, sunshine is still in the forecast but cooler air brings temperatures down to if it decides to alter its thunder so it will be watched louisiana are waking up to this... a huge mess of desvastation l touched down in new orleans. the twister was so strong... it caused at least three buildings to collape. here you can see one of the two story businesses... and half of it is a pile of debris. witnesses say it hit so fast-- they barely made it to safety. i saw airborne tree debris circling overhead and i knew it was a tornado, yelled everybody to get inside the building and just as i said that it ate that building in
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two people were injured during the storms, but they are expected to be okay. the national weather service says it was an e-f-zero tornado. the hard to reach wildfires burning near wine country continue to grow-- and it's not the only fire burning out of control in california. the thick smoke is filling the air near napa valley. the cold fire doubled in size earlier this week-- and crews are warning campers to start heading out. when i saw the smoke, i was like no. i don't want to stay let's go. (butted with) "i didn't think it was going to sp and then when it did i was shocked." hundreds of firefighters on the ground are trying to attack hard to reach flames-- airplanes are also dumping water and retardant from above. but the california fire department says they're resources are stretched because there are so many fires. including this one near big sur. it's burned through 57 homes, and is only 27-percent contained. right now... we're getting in some incredible images from brazil.... you can barely tell but that's
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olympics...this is in northern brazil. this morning... utility workers in connecticut are trying to figure out if a gas leak is the reason a home suddenly exploded with 7 people inside-- all of them now in the hospital. this drone footage shows emergency crews rushing to rescue the people believed to be trapped in the debris. no reports of fire, // the neighbors are reporting they believe occupants were on the second floor here you see one victim being crews say at least one of the people inside the home was a child. here at home-- we're getting a sneak preview of part of the new hotel being built on the strip. this is the night market inside the lucky dragon hotel. it's modeled after the street food vendors that are common in lucky dragon is asking the public for suggestions. the winner gets a weekend stay- cation package. we've got details on how to
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name the restaurant.. on ktnv.com. a disabled veteran turns to 13 action news for help-- because he says the r-t-c isn't letting him use the paratransit system. keith starkey served in the navy during desert storm. doctors at the v-a rated him 80- percent disabled. but aftering taking the r-t-c test to qualify for paratransit, they turned him down. 15.55.27 every time i took a step out there for the testing sight, it hurt 31 going down the ramp, it hurt 33 (butted this country and then they just throw us off to the side 58.06 r-t-c would not talk to us on camera, but they sent a statement saying they had someone evaluate mr. starkey -- and they didn't find him eligible for paratransit but they did add... he has the right to make an appeal. the team u-s-a uniforms for the olympics are already causing a buzz online because people say they look like the russian
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it's topping today's stories now trending... :14-:30 these are the uniforms they're going to be wearing on performing on the 4th of july.they look like villains on a cw show about vampire prep school students. the uniforms were designed by ralph lauren, and they'll be seen in public for the first time today as team u-s-a enters the olympic stadium in rio de janeiro. yesterday was president obama's 55th birthday-- and although people from all over the country and the world wished him a happy birthday... there was one message that seemed to get more love than others. vice president joe biden tweeted out a picture of what looks like friendship bracelets. and it says, "happy 55th, barack! a brother to me, a best friend forever." a designer has come up with a high- tech desk for those who might love that mid-day nap. if you look at the desk... it looks totally normal,
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work. but it also transforms into a bed! you see the little matress and pillow down there. unfortunately, at this point, it's only a prototype. you can check out all of the stories trending today... on our ktnv chopper 13 bringing you parker collins is live on the strip? chopper 13 bringing you
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nevada is one of the worst places in america for the sex trafficking of teenage girls. thankfully, catherine cortez masto went to work to help law enforcement fight back. as attorney general, she made sex trafficking a felony crime and increased sentences.
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catherine's a problem-solver. that's what she's all about. isn't that something we need more of in washington?
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causing chaos on the strip. there was a robbery, chase, and shots fired-- and we've got crews at every crime scene. let's start with parker collins live near the wynn where all of this ended. parker? parker adlibs scene this is a very big scene...
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marti glaser is live near sands and koval where the suspect crashed w away from police. marti? :13 "i just heard the tires screeching... i didnt see no one in there"
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in our monsoon flow is continuing its track towards the east today. taking a live look right now in
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ceremony for the olympics is just hours away! athletes from 206 nations will be at the for the first time a refugee team will join those athletes as billions of people watch. the country is hoping for a safe start to the olympics. military police have alraedy taken over and officials have held numerous safety drills to make sure emergency teams are ready to go. thanks for watching good morning las vegas.. do something positive today..
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we'll see you back here for
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(vo) we went to hollywood to ask if america's favorites - burgers, tacos and chili could taste just as great made with turkey. thousands stepped into the jennie-o tasting booth to find out.
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good morning, america. dangerous twisters hit the south. a tornado tearing through new orleans flattening buildings, residents rushing to the rescue. livestreaming the moment they pull someone from the rubble. and flooding on famous bourbon street. now more threats this morning. new trouble for donald trump. the startling poll numbers showing the nominee in a free fall as the president lashes out on trump's latest allegations. >> of course the elections will not be rigged. what does that mean? >> now hillary clinton taking on donald trump's sons and these pictures. plus, this morning, a search for a serial killer. a shooter on the loose in phoenix now linked to nine attacks. this time a man and his 4-year-old child targeted. the urgent manhunt right now. and let the games begin. team usa racing toward the starting line in rio.

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