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killed a woman while she was out on a jog. 27-year-old vanessa marcotte's body was discovered in a wooded area, not far from a road. police found her body, naked and burned, sunday night. authorities still don't know if marcotte was targeted or if this was a random killing. either way, people who live in the area are scared... butted with :41-:45 you right now..southwest gas is working to repair a gas line
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henderson. road construction crews hit the line near stephanie and wigwam. northbound lanes of stephanie authorities outside boston are killed by an alligator in june. 2 year old lane graves dragged authorities outside boston are
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outside a restaurant. police say it started as an argument between a group at the rebel gas station on the corner of tropicana and koval. 2 vehicles started following each other. that's when two men got out near coco's restaurant and vehicles, hitting a woman passenger. she was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. the suspects are still on the run. right now..southwest gas is working to repair a gas line that ruptured last night in henderson. road construction crews hit the line near stephanie and wigwam. northbound lanes of stephanie were closed following the incident. southwest gas hasn't said how long it will take to fix the line. a man is in the hospital this
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it happened around 9-30 last night near 21st and eastern in downtown las vegas. police tell us the victim doesn't know the suspect. this story is developing..we'll bring you the latest as we get it. the local mormon community is mourning the loss of a henderson family that died in a crash along i-15 near the valley of fire. joy brandt and her family were coming back from a week long vacation when their car rolled into a ravine and caught fire on sunday. joy survived the crash along with her son-in-law, kakeo. but joy's husband and two of friends say it's one of the biggest tragedies to hit their church. 212000 212003 it doesn't seem real when something like this happens 212304 212312 mike and joy have done so much and everybody knew them.. they are people that were very servicable. we're told that the brandt family held many positions at the green valley ward congregation... more than -40- thousand dollars has already been raised.... to help support the family. a child remains in critical condition this morning after a bad crash near green valley and
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yesterday, but their conditions aren't known. the collision shut down traffic for several hours. no word yet on what caused it. right now... investigators are trying to figure out what caused a fire at a vacant building overnight. firefighters were called to area near paradise and saraha around 2-45 this morning. when they arrived, they reported smoking coming from the roof. they say the fire started near the a-c unit. it was quickly contained. no injuries were reported. time now is x:xx --- more tragedy at a water park.. as i get closer, i put my hand on the slide the lifeguard said there's nothing you can do.:08 new information on the 10-year-old who died on a waterslide. and an eyewitness describes what might've led to the tragedy. and later we'll have a look at how the americans are stacking up against the world at the rio olympics. a live look right now in greenville tennessee where three girls fell from a ferris
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the latest on the investigation, next a horrifying crime at a hotel on boulder highway near desert 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
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er who he's working for? because it's not us. afscme people is responsible
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on boulder highway near desert inn. metro says this guy broke into a room and sexually assaulted an employee. they got the video from security cameras. if you recognize this man or have any information call
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developing in tennessee...authoriti es are trying to figure out how 3 children fell from a ferris wheel at a county fair. witnesses say the basket they were in appeared to get snagged on something... causing it to tip over. the kids fell about 45 feet to the ground. the kids were rushed to the hospital, but they are said to be doing "fine" this morning. the accident in tennessee comes as we're learning tragic details on what happened to the boy who died on a waterli police say 10-year-old caleb schwab died from a neck injury. he was riding with two other passengers on the world's tallest waterslide on sunday. the other two riders were hospitalized with minor injuries to their faces. an eyewitness is giving an account of the horrific accident. i heard loud booms like ,boom, boom i note the raft was coming down the drop//i looked at my cousin and said i think that's a body outside of the
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with his cousin on the same day... and one of their seatbelts came off. it's still not clear if a faulty seatbelt is what caused caleb's death. time now is x:xx --- the presidential nominess are talking taxes. we will make america grow again." donald trump reveals his plan..as a new poll shows hillary clinton widening her lead. greg adlibs pollen count the so-called "pilot fire"
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san bernardino national forest. and it's showing no signs of slowing down. firefighters are calling for more evacuations as they attack this blaze from the air and ground. nearly 65-hundred acres have burned and it's only 6 percent contained.
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come dangerously close to some houses. this fire is only about 4 hours from las vegas..and we've seen of that smoke here in the valley, right greg? tropical storm javier continues to move up the pacific coast of the baja peninsula. by tomorrow is should become a tropical depression if not then as early as today. it's track is still confident moving north/northwest up the coast and will help surge in some moisture into the southwest. though javier's moisture looks to be shallow once it arrives, it will have support from our caught up in the initial push into the southwest. as it stands, moistures seems to weaken coming into southern nevada. our eastern mountains, lake mead and the colorado river seem to get a few isolated thunderstorms and showers with las vegas barely scraping together some light showers on the model runs. this, however, can change with updates we receive every 15mins so it will be monitored closely through today and tomorrow. our rain window is still late tonight into tomorrow early evening and then a drying trend will take over through the
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president obama will be
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president will be in lake tahoe on august 31st to speak on enviromental issues and climate change. it's part of an annual meeting which first started during president clinton's administration. sento vegas band "the killers" will also be at the event. a brand new poll is out this morning from monmouth university. it shows hillary clinton leading donald trump by double digits. the latest numbers come as both candidates are talking taxes. trump gave a speech at the detroit economic club yesterday laying out his plans for america's economy. this is what i want to do for our country. i want to jumpstart america and
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trump plan would get rid of taxes on childcare expenses while simplifying the tax code by having three brackets. hillary clinton slammed his proposal during a stop in florida. (hillary clinton/ (d) presidential candidate) "economists left, right, in the middle, all say the same thing. that trump's policies would throw us into a recession" clinton is scheduled to deliver her plans for the economy in an address in detroi just in.... former nfl quarterback and current espn broadcaster tim tebow is actively pursuing a career in professional baseball. his agents say he plans to hold a workout for major league baseball teams later this month. for the past year, tebow has been training in arizona and los angeles to hone his play as a professional batter and outfielder.
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time basis since he was in high school in 2005. turning now to the latest on the summer games in rio. a tough night for some of the american swimmers. michael phelps..back in the water last night but off his game in the 200-meter butterfly. he came in second to tamas kender-esi.. both will face off in the finals tonight. katie ledecky finished second in the 200-meter freestyle to sweden's sarah in tennis, serena williams was back on the court venus lost their first doubles match. serena advanced to the 3rd round in singles plays bad news for u-s men's gymnastics. the team finished in fifth while japan won gold. the u-s men's basketball continues their dominance, beating venzuela 113-69. the u-s currently leads the medal count with 19..tied for the most golds with china. .
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yesterday's computer system failure. more delays and cancellations are expected today. we'll have a look at how many flights could be affected. and later...cody miller is making his hometown proud. an ex-teammate recalls when he first noticed something special about the olympic swimmer who grew up in vegas. trouble continues this morning
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cancellations and delays caused
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flights were grounded for at least 6 hours yesterday. the computer system is back up and running but the effects are being felt. the airline plans to cancel around 100 flights and delay 200 more today. we're happy to report all flights at mccarran are on time this morning. pokemon go is on a roll. the popular game is bringing in record profits. abc's kendis gibson and diane macedo have today's tech bytes. < ((kendis/2shot)) in today's tech bytes... a free gae ((diane reads)) that's far more than "candy crush" in its first 30 days. and, that number is expected to go even higer, when the game is released in asia's biggest markets. ((diane vo)) it looks like apple could be rolling out its next generation smart watch before the end of the year. (kendis reads) an online report waterproofing, a faster processor and a larger battery. ((dianevo)) and, new details about the next generaton iphone..
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(kendis reads) apple has reportedly added a new pressure-sensitive home button... dual cameras that take sharper photos for the larger version. and the screen sizes are expected to be the same as the iphone 6 and 6 plus. ((kendis/2sh)) those are your tech bytes. ((diane2sh)) have a great day. > tropical storm javier continues to move up the pacific coast of the baja peninsula. by tomorrow is should become a tropical depression if not then as early as today. it's track is still confident moving north/northwest u coast and will help surge in some moisture into the southwest. though javier's moisture looks to be shallow once it arrives, it will have support from our monsoon flow that will be caught up in the initial push into the southwest. as it stands, moistures seems to weaken coming into southern a small town in massachusetts
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this after a woman is murdered while jogging in broad daylight. and it's the second time it's happened in a less than a week in the northeast. "i didn't have my glasses on so i thought it was a spider" turns out.. it wasn't a spider. a mushroom problem in her apartment. why she's having a tough time getting help to remove it. parker live at scene
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the run. an overnight shooting leaves a man in critical condition this morning. police are looking for who pulled the trigger. plus--anxiety is high in the northeast this morning after another woman is killed while jogging in broad daylight.
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murders are connected. good morning las vegas! i'm todd quinones and i'm beth fisher. let's get started with 13 first alert meteorologist greg bennett... ((ad-lib)) tropical storm javier continues to move up the pacific coast of the baja peninsula. by tomorrow is should become a tropical depression if not then as early as today. it's track is still confident moving north/northwest up the coast and will help surge in some moisture into the southwest. though javier's moisture looks to be shallow once it arrives, it will have support from our monsoon flow that will be caught u into the southwest. as it stands, moistures seems to weaken coming into southern nevada. our eastern mountains, lake mead and the colorado river seem to get a few isolated thunderstorms and showers with las vegas barely scraping together some light showers on the model runs. this, however, can change with updates we receive every 15mins so it will be monitored closely through today and tomorrow. our rain window is still late tonight into tomorrow early evening and then a drying trend will take over through the
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for one of the men police say robbed a and stole his gun. 13 action news reporter parker collins is live near vegas valley and lamb... with more.. parker adlibs parker adlibs 2:10" "i hope they do catch him... do their work like that." 2:16
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for his life-- times. 13 action news reporter marissa kynaston joins us live from lake mead and hollywood with more on how it happened. adlib police say-- just before midnight-- a man was shot multiple times-- and now-- theyre looking for at least one suspect. but at this point in the investigation-- police dont know who the suspects are. the victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
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new clues this morning in the murder of a grandmother. woman as er-linda pena-flor..and now police are looking for the estranged husband. investigators believe there was some kind of fight between the two before she died. her body was found late sunday night in her home near sloan and washington. a man who's grandmother knows the victim, says the news was tough on her. 7:26:29-7:26:36 "my grandmother-- they were best friends the shock my
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stroke" 7:27:00-7:27:03 "it happened five minutes after she received the phone call." penaflor's family says she was known in the catholic community and cooked for priests and the homeless. jogging-vm for the second time in less than a week, police are investigating the death of a female jogger. the second case is unfolding in princeton, massachusetts. the body of 27-year-old vanessa marcotte was found after she disappeared sunday afternoon. marcotte lives in new york city but was vis her body was found a mile away from the house. people living in the small town say they're in shock. "this is uh..very family friendly community...quiet..houses spread apart..everybody uses the roads..walks by jog, whatever." marcotte is the 2nd new york resident to be killed in less than a week while jogging in broad daylight. last tuesday...katrina
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in queens, new york. no suspects have been caught. police do not think the murders are connected. "there has to be something serious for a whole mushroom to come through the wall" a valley woman is grossed out after finding a mushroom popping out of the tile in her shower. starece slaughter lives near stewart and nellis and shes feels the management at her complex isn't doing enough to get to the bottom of the slaughter says she hopped in the shower and saw the mushroom had broken through the wall. she requested a maintenance guy to come her house immediately. three hours later..someone showed up. "he doesn't plan on pulling the tile out to see what's going on back there. he just plans on putting the bleach over it and painting over it again" slaughter says there's never been a fungus issues in her apartment. 13 action news spoke to someone who lives in the main office. they told us they are working
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whether or not they would rip up the tile. time now is x:xx --- a mystery is unfolding in rio. with millions of americans watching..many are wondering..what are those bruises on the athletes? we finally have some answers. greg adlibs new data may indicate a major
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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.
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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 over a half a million bucks. i wonder who he's working for? because it's not us. afscme people is responsible
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marijuana... the number of adults who smoke weed has nearly doubled in three years, according to a new gallup poll. about a third of those who regularly use marijuana reported addiction symptoms. the gallup report also says the increase may be because more states are willing to legalize pot. nevadans will vote on legalization this november. a mystery is unfolding at the summer olympics. millions of americans are wondering about these bruises..seen on michael phelps pheps says it's part of his training..a treatment called "cupping." it's an ancient far east therapy practice of placing heated glass cups on the skin. it's supposed to help increase blood flow and reduce soreness. science hasn't provided actual evidence that it works, but athletes are convinced it's giving them an extra push. a las vegas man is making his
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the olympics. cody miller won a bronze medal and set an american record in the 100- meter breaststroke. growing up...miller swam at desert breeze aquatic center for the sandpipers of nevada swim club. he's an inspiration to the current crop of swimmers there. the team's coach was miller's teammate for ten years. 01:55:04 cutter haupt, cody miller's ex-teammate "you practice with him every day and you competed with him at meets and you just saw something on the blocks, even in practice." miller swims again saturday in a medley event. he's expected to team with michael phelps. new video just in to our newsroom from disney world shows a scare at one of its shows. take a look... you can see the seven dwarves you can see the seven dwarves and other characters dancing on a steam boat...when dopey slips and falls through the railing! he hits goofy and then the deck. this was at a performance sunday night for the musical
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medical team and are doing fine. time now is x:xx --- las vegas is one of the best cities to drive in. that's according to wallet-hub..but it's not drivers. we'll explain why las vegas made the list. plus--dave and busters is finally open in summerlin. we'll tell you why management is looking to attract more than arcade lovers! wallet hub has just named las
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but not necessarily because we have a lot of good drivers. the company looked at thin like the cost to maintain a car.. traffic conditions.. and road quality. las vegas ranked 9th.. just above tampa. las vegas also tied with miami in the top spot for most car washes per capita. tropical storm javier continues to move up the pacific coast
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by tomorrow is should become a tropical depression if not then as early as today. it's track is still confident moving north/northwest up the coast and will help surge in some moisture into the southwest. though javier's moisture looks to be shallow once it arrives, it will have support from our monsoon flow that will be caught up in the initial push our eastern mountains, lake mead and the colorado river seem to get a few isolated thunderstorms and showers with las vegas barely scraping together some light showers on the model runs.
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updates we receive every 15mins so it will be monitored closely through today and tomorrow. our rain window is still late tonight into tomorrow early evening and then a drying trend will take over through the weekend. right now...an oil rig is
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take a look at this video we're just getting in to our newsroom. police and coast guard have blocked access to the beach . they're working to secure the oil rig caryring 280 tons of diesel. no one as when it hit the beach. environmental groups are concerned about pollution...but the coastguard says the risk is believed to be low. a 3-month old kitten is missing after someone broke into a cage at a petsmart over the weekend. it happened after an adoption event at the store on eastern and russell. the missing kitten is a 3-month old named reese. carol fox, with homeward bound cat adoptions says she just wants the feline home safe. sot - homeward bound cat adoptions.... 165943 we care very much about
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we are able to possitivity,identify him as the cat that was taken. 165953 the organization is offering a reward of 5-hundred dollars for reese's safe return. the monte carlo is shutting down several venuesto make room for a huge transformation. the hotel plans to permanently close the pool, the pub, and a shopping area known as the "street of dreams" on october third. construction crews will then begin transforming the monte carlo into two seperate hotels that will be known as park the renovations are expected to be complete in two years. meanwhile, we have new information on the implosion set to bring down the rest of "the rivieria." clark county tweeted out this photo of the permit to implode what's left of the riviera. it's set to happen at 2am on august 16th. you can watch it live.. right here on 13 action news. you may remember, the first implosion happened back in
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in las vegas. dave and busters has officially opened. the first nevada location opened its doors yesterday morning in downtown summerlin. the entertainment venue has food, drinks and all kinds of games. but management says they want to be known for even more. "we want to be known as the place to be for all things sports. and we won't charge a cover. we'll do ufc and boxing as well as football, baseball, basketball, everything you can think of." 1:36:03 the location is also still burger king's iconic hamburger is under-going some changes and it's topping our stories now trending. get ready for the "whopperito".. it's a flour tortilla stuffed with the beef of a whopper, and added seasonings. there's queso sauce with chopped tomatoes, onions, lettuce, and pickles. burger king's ceo says he's been looking for a way to add "tex-mex" to his menu. the new item launches at all locations next monday!
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joined the ranks of an elite group... the rapper now tops michael jackson and frankie valli for the most top 40 hits by a male artist on billboard's hot 100 list. west is now 10th overall in the list of chart-toppers. elvis presley still tops the list with 80, top 40 hits...lil wayne is second in line with 69 songs. rapper snoop dogg and lifestyle icon martha stewart will join forces in the kitchen this fall. the two will co-host a cooking "martha and snoop's dinner party," will feature the two stars preparing a meal for their celebrity friends. this will not be the first collaboration between stewart and snoop... the duo first teamed up over the stove in 2008 on an episode of "martha stewart living." you can check out all of the stories that are trending today.. just download our free 13 action news mobile app.
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to move up the pacific coast of the baja peninsula. by tomorrow is should become a tropical depression if not then as early as today. it's track is still confident moving north/northwest up the coast and will help surge in some moisture into the southwest. though javier's moisture looks to be shallow once it arrives, it will have support from our monsoon flow that will be eastside...parker is following that... parker live at scene
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outside a restaurant near the strip. police say it started as an argument between a group at the rebel gas station on the corner of tropicana and koval. 2 vehicles started following each other. that's when two men got out near coco's restaurant and fired shots at one of the
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she was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. the suspects are still on the run. authorities outside boston are searching for the person who killed a woman while she was out on a jog. 27-year-old vanessa marcotte's body was discovered in a wooded area, not far from a road. police found her body, naked and burned, sunday night. authorities still don't know if marcotte was targeted or if this was a random killing. either way, people who live in the area are scared... i have two young daughters that come to town and jog regulrl butted with :41-:45 you gotta have someone with you and know where you are at all times and we're grown ups. marcotte was in massachusetts visiting her mother, when she was killed. she worked in new york city as an executive with google. walt disney world in orlando is now building a stone barrier between a beach and the lagoon where a toddler was killed by an alligator in june. 2 year old lane graves dragged
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shore next to the grand floridian resort. according to usa today.. the wall should be finished by october. chase-vo a police chase in san diego turns out to be nothing but a big misunderstanding... but it did lead to some tense moments. the driver was with his family visiting from china... but no one in the car knew they were supposed to pull over when a police car starts flashing its lights. officers kept following them, and when the car finally stopped-- police didn't know what to expect so they pulled out their guns family didn't understand what was happening. the officers let them go, and even gave their young son a sticker and a high five. candy-vm more than a dozen kids and party guests rushed to the hospital all because of some candy... what they didn't know.. is there were drugs in them! police say these innocent looking gummies tested positive for t-h-c, an ingredient in they were all at a family party for a teenager.
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9-1-1 when guests started sweating, throwing up, and having trouble breathing. (raul hernandez/security guard) "these are innocent kids... they see a candy they eat it." (butted with) "i had 21 year old who was gasping for air she could not speak..." police are now investigating how the marijuana candy's ended up in the party favor bags. the n-r-a is setting up shop here in las vegas... jon ralston explains what the organization w doesn't happen, come november. happening right now at 6 a-m...
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and metro is still looking for one of the robbers right now. we've got parker collins live at boulder station where police say the attack happened. parker what's the latest on the search for that last suspect? parker adlibs police are searching for one of three people they say attacked a security guard and stole his gun. two of the suspects were arrested, within the last half the security guard was taken to the hospital, but is expected to be ok. 2:10" "i hope they do catch him... do their work like that." 2:16 parker collins 13 action news

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