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this morning. they say flights are being delayed. again-- this isnt just at mccarran-- but across the globe-- some passengers are saying theyve had to wait hours for their flight. delta hasnt given any word on when they expect the issues to be fixed. if you are leaving town aft who is-- make sure you check the status of your flight before heading to the airport. thanks marissa we are going to check back in with you later this morning... now, let's get to 13 first alert meteorologist greg bennett... a dry pattern sets up shop here in the southwest for the next 48hrs. mainly sunny to sunny skies will be common along with highs temperatures a few degrees
winds look to be breezy today but pick up strength tomorrow as we continue to watch and temperatures fall to the upper 90s for highs. javier looks to force moisture into the southwest but most models indicate the rain forming just to the east of las vegas. the potential is so close to the city, i will be putting in a shot for showers as a precaution. new this morning..hours after an elderly woman was killed...
fight with another man. police say the two were drinking near horizon ridge and green valley overnight. detectives say both men started fighting and one of them grabbed a gun and shot at the other. the victim was hit and took off. he showed up a desert springs hospital with a gunshot wound to his upper back. the shooter did stay on the scene and police say he is no charges have been filed yet. meanwhile, metro is looking for the suspect behind a seperate shooting near sahara and las vegas boulevard. this one happened overnight as well. overnight, people living near owens and j street were woken up because of a gas leak. neighbors were forced to leave their apartments around midnight. firefighters think a meter might've been hit by a car, but police say shots were fired in the area... and now they are looking into whether a bullet hit the meter. nobody was injured and we're
metro is investigating a suspicious death this morning. we're told a body was found near eastern and hacienda around 5 yesterday afternoon. police are stopping short of calling this a homicide and haven't released details on the victim. we'll keep you updated on this as information comes down. "this a tragic event...all the way around.. three people are dead this morning.. two others are in critical condition after a bad rollover on the 15 near the valley of fire. troopers say this likely could've been avoided i of the people were wearing seatbelts. we're told the driver veered off the road and hit a pole before overcorrecting and rolling. viewer video shows fire coming from the car immediately after the wreck. four people were ejected from the car..three of them died instantly including the driver. troopers don't think anyone was wearing seatbelts. "it just takes 2 seconds to put that seatbelt on and maybe this whole situation could've been avoided." the crash slowed traffic on the
afternoon. one driver reported it taking him 2 hours to go just 12 miles! breaking overnight.... at least 53 people are dead after a suicide bombing at a hospital in pakistan. dozens more are injured. you can see in this video people running from the blast that happened just hours ago. people who survived desribed the horrifying scene saying there were "bodies everywhere." no one has claimed responsiblity for the attack. right now..firefighters are battling a huge wildfire in california.. this is bu away from las vegas and is forcing people from their homes. we'll have a look at what crews will be facing today. we're also staying on top of the latest on the race for president. donald trump with a big speech on the economy today..as a new poll shows him lagging farther behind hillary clinton. passengers around the world are stranded this morning because of a massive outages. you can see in this picture people sitting on the floor...while flights worldwide are grounded. delta says its because the
above silverwood lake.. it quickly grew to more than 15- hundred acres by the evening. hundreds of firefighters are on the ground. dozens of homes are under mandatory evacuation orders. the american red cross is providing shelter for people forced out of their homes. former president bill clinton is preparing to visit las vegas this week. he's scheduled to address thousands of pacific islander and asian american voters on friday at the colosseum over at caesars. libertarian presidential candidate gary johnson will be organizers say they're trying to get donald trump to commit too. this morning, donald trump continues to lag behind in the polls. a new abc news, washington post poll shows hillary clinton leading trump by 8 points. trump appears to be taking a more refind approach after a rough couple of weeks. he's preparing to deliver a policy speech at the detroit economic club today. the gop nominee is also endorsing house speaker paul ryan and john mccain for
meanwhile, trustworthiness remains a problem for both nominees. but hillary clinton's running mate says her administration would be more transparent. "the bottom line is this she made a mistake and she said over and over again i made a mistake, i've learned from it, i'm gonna fix it and i apologize for it" hillary clinton will also be giving a speech on the economy this thursday in detroit. passengers around the world are stranded this morning because of a delta airlines computer issue. now delta is offering a waiver are cancelled or significantly delayed... if this applies to you and you're traveling today you can get a waiver through august 12th... time now is x:xx --- the united states..mostly off to a great start at the summer games.. we'll tell you how some athletes are already making history in the swimming pool. plus-- a shocker on the tennis court.
and veracruz. the heavy rains are apart of hurricane earl which slammed eastern mexico last week. the storm has since been downgraded to a tropical depression. forecasters say the remnants will continue to bring more heavy rainfall over portions of mexico today. a dry pattern sets up shop here 48hrs. mainly sunny to sunny skies will be common along with highs temperatures a few degrees above normal; hovering between 105 to 110 degrees. winds look to be breezy today but pick up strength tomorrow as we
spins within the gulf of california. by wednesday, clouds will build and temperatures fall to the upper 90s for highs. javier looks to force moisture into the southwest but most indicate the rain forming just to the east of las vegas. the potential is so close to the city, i will be putting in a shot for showers
as we move into thursday, all the moisture continues to move east and another dry trend sets up for the valley. mainly sunny skies will take over clear into the weekend along with high temperatures rebounding. will range between 97 and 102 degrees. friday, 102 to 107 degrees and by the weekend, high temperatures are back between 105 and 110
you can see in this video people running from the blast that happened just hours ago. people who survived desribed the horrifying scene saying there were "bodies everywhere." no one has claimed responsiblity for the attack. we have an update on that deadly hot air ballon crash in texas. investigators are now saying the pilot didn't see the power lines ahead of him. investigators believe the pilot was trying to descend through a break in the clouds. late last month. the b the power lines before catching on fire and crashing. all 16 people on board were killed. this morning, we've learned the identity of a teen killed in a skydiving accident over the weekend. the f-a-a is looking into why tyler turner and his instructor's parachute never opened. this happened in lodi california.... south of sacremento. turner's mom says he had recently graduated from high school. he was looking forward to his first day of college. the accident happened on turner's very first skydiving adventure.
then he turned around and he gave me a hug. tightest hug i've ever had and he said i love you mom. i said i love you son... squeezed him and he got on the plane. tyler was with a veteran instructor who hasn't been identified.... we do know he was in his twenties. michael phelps is already making history in rio. the u-s swimmer led the team to victory last night, collecting his 19th gold medal. rising swimming star katie gold. in the 100-meter women's butterfly, u-s defending champion dana vollmer took the bronze. the u-s women's gymnastics team had an impressive showing last night, finishing nearly 10 points in front of second place china. 19-year-old superstar and 3-time world champion simone biles led the way. and in a shocker, serena and venus williams lost their first round doubles match to an
the sisters entered the match with a 15 and 0 career record in the olympics. the united states is leading the medal count with 12! time now is x:xx --- influence of pokeman go is spreading... we'll tell you which business is getting a major boost from people who play the game. and later...a new report claims governor brian sandoval was close to becoming donald trump's running mate. we'll explain why the governor
i'm one of them. yo tambien. i'm one of over 300,000 nevadans who rely on social security. social security helps us pay the bills... ...and enjoy the retirement that we've earned. that's what makes joe heck so dangerous. his plan to privatize social security means billions in profits for wall street... ...risking retirement security on the stock market. what if it crashes again? wall street has given joe heck i wonder who he's working for? because it's not us. afscme people is responsible
an australian were driving when they were stopped by gunman this morning. afghan security officials say one gunman broke the passenger side window with his gun and took the two men. their driver and bodyguard were left unharmed. this incident comes just after six tourists were injured in afghanistan last week when a rocket struck their vans. the taliban claimed responsiblity for that attack. having a major impact on another business- external batteries. abc's kendis gibson and diane macedo have today's tech bytes. < ((kendis/2shot)) in today's tech bytes... pokemon go's assault on your battery. ((vo)) chasing down all those pocket monsters takes a toll on your smart- phone's battery. ((diane reads)) the result has been a "surge" in battery back-ups and portable chargers. sales doubled in the two weeks after the game debuted.
expected to announce a major acquisition today... it's reportedly purchasing online retailer jet-dot-com for three billion dollars. ((diane)) walmart is hoping to become more competitive with amazon which racked up about 100-billion dollars in sales last year. ((diane/2shot)) and athletes aren't the only ones competing for medals in rio. ((kendis/vo)) google is holding the 2016 doodle fruit games for the next couple of weeks... players control different fruits? (diane reads) you can be a sprinting strawberry... a cycling coconut... or a pineapple tennis player? you can join the fun with your google app. ((kendis/2h) your tech bytes. ((diane2sh)) have a great day. > a dry pattern sets up shop here in the southwest for the next 48hrs. mainly sunny to sunny skies will be common along with highs temperatures a few degrees above normal; hovering between 105 to 110 degrees. winds look to be breezy today but pick up strength tomorrow as we continue to watch tropical storm javier as it spins within the gulf of california. by wednesday, clouds will build and temperatures fall to the upper 90s for highs. javier looks to force moisture into the southwest but most
the airline is experiencing issues with their computer system. 13 action news reporter marissa kynaston joins us now from mccarran airport-- with how this is affecting travelers. they are seeing these problems with the computer systems everywhere-- adlib delays for its flights. computer outages have caused headaches for travelers recently- southwest was forced to cancel more than two thousand flights across the country last month. and just like with what we saw with southwest-- the effects from this computer glitch can
playing catch up a couple days afyer the tech issues were fixed. if you are leaving town after the weekend-- or know somebody who is-- make sure you check the status of your flight before heading to the airport. thanks marissa we'll check morning. now, let's get to 13 first alert meteorologist greg bennett... a dry pattern sets up shop here in the southwest for the next 48hrs. mainly sunny to sunny skies will be common along with highs temperatures a few degrees above normal; hovering between 105 to 110 degrees. winds look to be breezy today but pick up strength tomorrow as we continue to watch tropical storm javier as it
by wednesday, clouds will build and temperatures fall to the upper 90s for highs. javier looks to force moisture into the southwest but most models indicate the rain forming just to the east of las vegas. the potential is so close to the city, i will be putting in a shot for showers as a precaution.
door to their home wasn't worse.... this is cell phone video from yesterday morning, showing just how intense this fire was. all that's left behind is a charred mess. firefighters tell 13 action news the home was vacant, but the family says squatters have been living there for 2 years! 150701 maria magana, house fire "most of the time they're talking and drinking. i don't know. most of the time i just get in the house and i don't come out at all." run 7 some of the family's windows melted from the heat. there was smoke damage to other parts of the home. the investigation continues this morning. right now the search continues for a suspected armed robber. metro releasing these surveillance images of the man. they say he robbed a business at gunpoint near rainbow and robindale last thursday. if you recognize him, call
investigators in kansas are looking into what caused a young boy to die while riding the world's tallest water slide over the weekend. caleb thomas schwab was just 10- years-old and the son of a state lawmaker. he was killed yesterday on the slide which sits at 17 stories..and reaches speeds of 50 miles an hour. caleb's mom and dad released a statement last night, expressing their heartbreak. meanwhile..park officials are saying they aren't sure what caused the tragedy. (winter prosapio / schlitte director of communications) "we honestly don't know what's happened. that's why an investigation, a full investigation is necessary." state authorities have taken over the investigation. in the meantime, the park remains closed. pokemon go players on alert this morning after a man was shot and killed in northern california. the man was playing the game at aquatic park in san franciso when someone killed him late saturday night. a family friend is calling this a random act. he says there was no
shot him in the back. a friend told police they noticed someone suspicious watching them from atop a hill. cg: john kirby - family friend) police are hoping people in the park who witnessed anything will come forward. this morning, the mother of a jogger murdered in new york has a message for her daughter's killer. cathy vetrano/mother the whole entire world knows what a filth that you are. . karina vetrano was attacked while running in broad daylight..just down the street from her home. vetrano's father ended up finding her body. police say her murderer was likely attacking at random. they're hoping dna evidence will lead them to who did this.
being offered for information leading to an arrest. taking a live look right now in atlanta where you can see long lines of delta passengers. flights across the world are grounded. their computer system is still out... delta says it's because of an overnight power outage in atlanta. time now is x:xx --- a flight is forced to make an emergency landing... flight attendent. what the attack is being blamed on..and how it's highlighting a bigger problem for airlines. greg adlibs nats - pilot: sit down, sit down, enough! you don't put
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hands on my flight attendant. a midair takedown onboard a cross-country flight. an unruly passenger is accused of attacking a flight attendant. the pilot was forced to divert the plane to phoenix where the suspect was taken away in handcuffs. audio bite for john apikian: 22;57;57;28 i jumped on the guy. i restrained him. basically got his hands behind his back. police say 64-year-old jose de dios ucros was likely drunk when he attacked the flight
the spirit airlines flight was going from florida to l-a.. the associationg of flight attendants says they're seeing more incidents involving unruly passengers..and they're blaming alcohol. turning to the middle east...where iran has executed a nuclear scientist convicted of spying for the united states. shahram amiri had defected to the u-s...as the west was program. in 2010...amiri returned to iran...and was welcomed back with open arms... but then ... he mysteriously disappeared. for the first time yesterday, iran acknowledged they had secretly detained and tried him for treason. amiri had once claimed the c-i-a had abducted him. u.s. officials have said in the past... he provided "useful information" ots-vm this morning, we've learned
mates for donald trump. the new york times reports that sandoval was knocked off for endorsing then presidential candidate john kasich. sandoval met with trump here in las vegas back in december. the report claims trump thought sandoval had "everything" including "latino-heritage and swing- state appeal." delta ground stop has been lifted & limited departures resuming following power outage in atlanta that impacted delta time now is x:xx --- you may want to double check your time now is x:xx --- you
to the east of las vegas. the potential is so close to the city, i will be putting in a shot for showers as a precaution. as we move intothe moisture cone east and another dry trend sets up for the valley. mainly sunny skies will take over clear into the weekend rebounding. thursday will range between 97 and 102 degrees. friday, 102 to 107 degrees and by the weekend, high temperatures are back between 105 and 110 degrees with mild winds. indycar series driver bryan
crash over the weekend. clauson was injured during a violent crash saturday night when his car hit the guard rail and flipped several times. his car then spun back another driver. it took about 30 minutes to get clauson out of the car...he was airlifted to the hospital. clauson has three starts in the indy 500. his funeral will be held at the indianapolis motor speedway. a consumer alert regarding your cell phone. it appears identity thieves are hijacking cell phones lindsey and mark heard discovered criminals had created a fake i-d, fooled store clerks and took over their account buying 3 brand new i- phones..all on the heard's dime.
they got a hold of my online account because they said they had gone in and checked a couple different times if i had upgrades available this kind of cell phone hijacking is on the rise.. over 26-hundred cases in january of this year alone -- more than double than three years ago. to protect yourself, experts say call your carrier and set up a special pass code or pin number - that serves as an extra layer of security for your account. bride dw jen stepien, bride "it was the best day of my life..." despite the fact that her father could not walk her down the aisle, jeni stepien says her father was very much there. he was murderd 10 years ago but the man who recieved her father's heart in a transplant walked her down instead. (emotional moment: meeting and tears) jeni crying into her hands: jen: "thank you so much for coming?" arthur: "...are you kidding?" jeni happened to meet arthur for the first time the day
back here at home.. a man made a stop at the las vegas sign over the weekend. he's running across the country to show his support for police! billy richards says...he was tired of seeing officers portrayed in a negative light! so he left his home in new york ...running west. so far... he's hit up 27 cities... sometimes...he's running alone... but often... officers run alongside him.... richards says...he hopes to boost the morale of departments across the country. sot 145613 billy richard i've been doing. i've also gotten a lot of positive feedback from the community as well. i'll run by, i've got nothing but horn blasts, thumbs up, waves" run 12 he says... he plans to stop by at least four more major cities on his way back to new york. while delta flights were grounded world-wide...for the past few hours... passengers are thinking up some creative ways to pass the time.
they were stuck on the tarmac and had pizza delivered! even though the ground stop has been lifted passengers can still expect delays and cancellations today... "suicide squad" is coming off a huge showing at the box office this weekend. that's topping our stories "now trending." 0:10 - 0:15 blah, blah, blah...all of that chit chat is gonna get your hurt despite bad reviews, "suicide squad" demolished the record 135-point- one million dollars..beating out "guardians of the galaxy" by more than 40-million. cancelled-vo football fans are still waiting for the nfl to return. that's because last night's hall of fame game between the packers and colts had to be cancelled. the paint used for the midfield
the emergency room in ohio... all of them had eaten a laced-candy that the man passed out. officials say...it tested positive for extremely high levels of t-h-c.. a substance found in marijuana. all of the people affected are expected to be okay. a pair of tandem parachute skydivers died in california over the weekend... when their parachutes didn't open. this happened in lodi... it's justso california. one of the men was an instructor for "the parachute center" near sacramento. the family of the other man killed say he just graduated from high school... and this was his very first jump. francine turner "i gave him a hug. he said i love you mom. i said i love you son. squeezed him and then he got on the plane." (butted with) "i'm gonna miss every day without him. i don't know why this had to happen. i can't change it.. but i can live in his honor." the f-a-a is now investigating
parachute. right now... the death toll is rising in pakistan after a suicide bombing at a hospital there. at least 63 people are dead and dozens more are injured. you can see the carnage in this video... people who survived desribed the horrifying scene saying there were "bodies everywhere." no one has claimed responsiblity for the attack. isis is now claiming responsibility for a machee two police officers. the attacker was eventualy shot and killed... by another officer. he's been identified as a 33 year old algerian man who had been living in belgium illegally since 2012. isis called him one of their soldiers. people in chicago are demanding their police department makes some changes... following the release of videos showing the moments before and after a deadly shooting with a police officer.
for the third day in a row...the demonstrators took to the streets... calling for justice for paul oneal. chicago police shot and killed the 18 year old last month as he was speeding away-- and here you see them handcuffing him... after he's been shot. natalie braye, black lives matter chi youth 2:24 "we are not going to sit back and let this happen. everytime something like this happens, we are goin to show our frustrations and our the police superintendent stripped the three cops involved of their police powers, but he hasn't said what specific actions were taken against them. the department has promised to re- evaluate their training. breaking right now-- chaos for delta passengers at airports nationwide. all because of a computer system problem. the airline had to ground their flights worldwide.. leading to these long lines. the ground stop has just been
atlanta. officials believe a power outage here is what started the problems. we've got marissa kynaston at mccarran this morning-- watching our boards and seeing how this is affecting flights in and out of las vegas... marissa what are you seeing? we are just now learning-- this is all because of a power outage in atlanta-- that affected their computer system-- but they do expect some delays a to continue. take pan take a look at the arrivals board-- anything in yellow has been delayed-- some of those flights-- delta-- as a result of those grounded flights. take vo but again-- that has been lifted. take a look at this cell phone video from the lines at mccarran this morning-- this is going to be your biggest