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live at 3... it's a deadly day... on our roads! two pedestrians hit and killed! one driver ... behind bars! plus...background checks... for gun buyers. our 13 action news political analyst breaks down this divisive issue! but first...... high drama above a valley neighborhood. crews rush in... to rescue a man stuck in a palm tree! a dramatic rescue this afternoon... as a man dangles from a tree in a central valley neighborhood. the man...a tree trimmer...was working. when the fire chief says, the pieces of the tree... he was cutting came down on him! he was pinnined.... the situation so bad... the man was in and out of conciousness. crews rushing in to help him.. using a lift to get him out the tree. 17.44.20 it's difficult to breathe up there because it's really dusty 23 it's really, really dusty 24 luis rodriguez schilling horticulture rodriguez says he was not familiar with this other crew, but that this has never
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dangers for tree trimmers and what homeowners should know on action news live at 11. right now...metro needs your help tracking down this man! police say.... he threatened to shoot a worker....if he didn't hand over the cash! it happened last week near spring mountain and las vegas boulevard. the fled in a taxi. a 13 action news update this afternoon. a judge postpones the first court appearance of a suspect in a brutal double murder! malik watson was supposed to but that's not going to happen until his two co-defendants join him. those men... arein federal custody in phildelphia. watson was extradited earlier this week.... he's accused of killing mario and angelica jiminez. police say the victims were tied up and left to die in a burning home in november. watson is due back in court on tuesday. chopper 13... fast and first over the scene
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a driver kills a pedestrian... takes off. but then has a change of heart. 13 action news reporter parker collins was the first on scene. 20:35:14-20:35:35 take vo at 20:35:26 for hours police shut down a big chunk of this intersection if you can take a look at this truck police say the driver hit and killed a man way to work eastbound sahara was shut down for everyone for several hours. take sot sergeant richard 19:02:17-19:02:24 "we know an hour passed before he turned himself back in and is that reasonable? i don't think so." 20:40:31-20:40:42 police spent a lot of time out there on the road you can see what look like shoes out there on the street near sahara and eastern parker another person was killed... after being hit by a car on boulder near nellis! police say... the 60-year-old man was in a crosswalk.... but the driver had the green
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driver stayed on scene. police say...speed and alochol are not a factor in this crash. . now to your voice, your vote.... and a big issue you'll be deciding in november... should gun buyers... face more background checks? 13 action news political expert jon ralston is here with me now... and jon... you sat down with someone who feels really strongly about this. ----big blow to background checks movement this week when gov. the initiative. he had vetoed a bill in 2013, but supporters hoped they had addressed his concerns. they want to play this as a bipartisan issue but it's not. ----i asked jennifer crowe, the communications director for nevadans for background checks, how much the governor's
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elected officials in the fold. here's what she said: play bite ----crowe takes heart in poll numbers. but she acknowledged the campaign will be expensive. both sides have reserved millions in tv time, and i
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disappointing...." 11:48: "....looking at votes." right now, a live look outside across the valley. another gorgeous day out there. let's check in with bryan scofield now...to see just how hot it is. bryan? high pressure from the pacific makes its way into the west coast and with dry air to support it; we will fall back into a drying trend and a major dry air to support it; we will fall back and a major heat up is on the way! friday and the rest of the forecast, sunny skies take over and the heat returns to the valley. friday yields normal values for this time of years between 100 and 105 degrees but by saturday and clear into next week, high temperatures will range between 105 to 110 degrees. uv rays will either be very high or at extreme levels so taking breaks in the shade or a/c would be wise along with drinking plenty of water and wearing sunscreen. monsoon moisture will take a break from southern nevada for
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back by the middle of next week. outraged drivers... across the country... caught on camera! a driver so upset... he starts punching and kicking a car. we'll tell you who was behind the wheel. and look at this... a passenger pulling a gun! police now asking for the public's help to identify this you breaking news fast and first. and a look at today's closing numbers.. the dow was up 118 points, closing at 18 thousand 613
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lake mead and sloan... the clerk handed over the money...and the suspect took off running. police in florida ...release chilling video ... of a road rage incident! they're hoping someone ...
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watch as one woman pulls out a handgun.. points it at the victim off- the black- pickup cut off the victim. (ofc. ben tobias/ gainesville police department) "a beer bottle was thrown at the other vehicle, and then the victim in order to get away, pulled into the gas station and then surprisingly the suspect pulled in directly after them." police arresting the driver of that pickup .. 30-year-old jacob sylvester. but he refused to identify his friends. and take a look at this ... rage...caught on camera in missouri! you can see a man...kicking that red sedan! at one point... he even tried to open the door! (corey abercrombie/ witnessed road rage) "he was just yelling a whole bunch of cuss words. he was yelling, 'you should never cut someone off like.' he was trying to get him to let him in. he was yelling unlock the doors unlock the doors." witnesses say... the person in the red car was a man in his 70s or 80s... this attack went on for two minutes! the victim... visibly shaken up.
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after days of delays and outraged passengers! things are finally back to normal for delta! what the company is now saying about the massive computer crash! and could it happen again. plus...it's the great train robbery! they made off with so much money! we'll tell you how these thieves pulled it off! you're watching 13 action news....where you get breaking news fast and first. stay with us.
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. it's a simple question. in washington, has congressman joe heck been standing up for you? heck voted ten times to defund planned parenthood. he even tried to shut down the federal government in order to eliminate funding for planned parenthood.
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which would allow states to criminalize abortion. joe heck. part of the problem in washington. he's not for nevada. plant! first responders... are still checking to make sure all workers are accounted for! it's not clear what sparked the flames... but firefighters say... there was some lightning in the area in the minutes leading up to this. and another fire in lockport, new york! this one at a tire plant! giant plumes of
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much so... that people living nearby... had to evacuate! at one point... at least a hundred firefighters were battling this blaze. the cause is unknown... and no injuries have been reported. developing now... police in southern india are on the hunt for some train robbers! the thieves... accused of getting away... with nearly a million dollars! investigators say... they stole boxes filled with bank notes! they got away ... by cutting a hole...in the roof of the carriage! what's unknown is if.. .they were already hiding in the tra or they got on while it was moving! several wildfires are burning in southern europe right now! the hot and dry weather there.. making life miserable for crews! in france ... nearly 25-hundred fireman are battling two different blazes. while they were able to gain the uperhand on the fire... burning outside (mar-sai) marseille... hundreds of people remain evacuated tonight. in portugal... crews have their hands full ... 1-hundred-86....
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some arrests... after three people were killed in a fire on the island of (mah-dee-rah) madeira back in the states... a wildfire in central california has forced a dozen families from their homes! the so-called mineral fire... has charred more than five-thousand acres! more than a thousand firefighters are attacking the flames from the air at least one home has already been destroyed. residents are worried that it could spread! (pete martin/mineral springs resident) "they evacuated me morning and then they let me go back into the house and then at 2 o'clock in the afternoon the officials have stationed firefighters at several remote properties! their hope... is to make sure the homes don't go up in flames. last night in phoenix... a monsoon tore through the area! high-winds and heavey rain...
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lightning struck a tree... and started a fire. there were no reports of injuries. for our weather here at home... let's go to bryan scofield...standing by with your 13 first alert forecast. bryan. high pressure from the pacific makes its way into the west coast and with dry air to support it; we will fall back into a drying trend and a major heat up is on the way! friday and the rest of the forecast, sunny skies take over and the heat returns to the valley. friday yields normal this time of years between 100 and 105 degrees but by saturday and clear into next week, high temperatures will range between 105 to 110 degrees. uv rays will either be very high or at extreme levels so taking breaks in the shade or a/c would be wise along with drinking plenty of water and wearing sunscreen. monsoon moisture will take a break from southern nevada for the extended period with slight
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back by the middle of next week. heat up is on the way! friday sunny skies take over and the heat returns to the valley. friday yields normal values for this time of years between 100 and 105 degrees but by
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temperatures will range between 105 to 110 degrees. uv rays will either be very high or at extreme levels so taking breaks in the shade or a/c would be wise along with news from contact 13! the coutntries largest drug store chain... has a new mobile-payment app. leave their wallets behind! and pay ...using the app instead! right now... the service is only available in select markets... but you can expect it everywhere... nationwide by the end of the year. some more changes for macy's! the company says... they'll be closing another 1-hundred stores. they haven't announced exactly which stores are closing... but we know it'll happen early next year.... they say... they're just adapting to customer's shifting preferences
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operations have returned to normal! this, after a computer outage delayed and grounded... thousands of flights! now the c-e-o is addressing the problems head on. abc's lauren lyster has the latest. it was the computer meltdown felt by delta travelers around the world... customer service rep delta employee to passenger: everything is down right now passenger: everything is down? employee: yeah. ..and now, the carrier's ceo speaking out in a t-v interview.... ed bastn ceo: "we've never experienced this level of outage before in our history," //"i'm personally responsible for this happening and i'll personally make sure this doesn't happen again," that outage monday, grounding planes at one point there was not one delta flight in the air over the u-s.... long lines forming at airports worldwide... more than 1600 flights cancelled over two days
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countless frustrated customers passenger "kiosks wont print boarding basses. this is your only option for a boarding pass" passenger "i tried to call delta and they told me i would have a three hour hold. " the ceo agreeing with some customer complaints... ceo "on the communication front, they're right.//we had hours when we couldn't communicate with ourselves much a piece of delta power equipment failed... and its computers crashed... even though electr quickly restored.. the airline says... some of its computer systems asked our people, believe me, many times in the last two days. through today and that fliers should still check the status the d-e-a....doesn't see it that way. we'll tell you what happened today. and what it means for users across the country. you're watching 13 action news.... where you get breaking news fast and first. stay with us.
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even though... more and more states continue
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it's still a very dangerous drug..with no medician uses. todd walker is in colorado...with the impact. todd look live intro 4:35:58 after months of considering it.. the feds still say marijuana is a schedule one drug.. making it more dangerous in research.. doctors here in colorado say they are still very limited 4:36:13 -pkg- the biggest limitation being.. even though it is completely legal in colorado.. there is not enough so-called pharmaceutical grade marijuana because of that the feds today said marijuana will remain a schedule 1 drug.. which classifies it as having no known medical benefits.. and a high potential for abuse.. at colorado children's hospital.. just outside of denver.. studies of marijuana and marijuana products go on.. as much as they can.. 4:45:16 it's really important for the entire medical community establish if marijuana products are effective if so for whom they are effective :24 how they are best utilized at what dose :27
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manufacturer of marijuana for study in the country.. dr. brooks-kayal is the chief of pediatric neurology at children's colorado.. she says only having that one site in mississippi has created a major bottleneck for researchers to get approved plants to study.. she's had to rely on parents getting their own medicinal marijuana.. which she is not allowed to prescribe.. and those parents reporting the effects.. medical marijuana pkg :34 hospital visits are really non-existent :38 we introduced you to the madison family back in april.. effects of marijuana to control their daughter's seizures.. the feds did approve today.. expanding the number of federally approved facilities to grow marijuana for study.. something doctor brooks-kayal welcomes so she can continue her studies.. 4:43:24 having additional access to the research should accelerate that so we'll have the information we need that may allow the dea to make a determination about a change in scheduling :36 todd look live tag 4:37:57 25 states across the country allow medical marijuana in some for even though it is still federally banned. in colorado i'm todd walker for
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action news live at 3-30... including trump sot: i call president obama and hillary clinton the founders of isis donald trump....stepping up his attacks... as he tries to rally support! plus...the latest on a massive and deadly apartment fire! what neighbors are now saying...
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rtment complex. we'll have the latest on the search for the missing. plus... a disturbing trend, for the third time this week... a child is injured in a donald trump and hillary clinton both go on offense.. targeting each other's political weak spots. your voice.. white house.. and both presidential candidates were on fire today on the campaign trail. trump looking for votes in the key battleground state of florida while clinton addresses the economy in michigan. abc's karen travers has the latest. illary clinton says donald trump is all doom and gloom. clinton sot: when he visited detroit on monday, he talked only of failure, poverty, and crime. he's missing so much about what makes michigan great. (cheers) clinton speaking on the economy in michigan...just like trump on monday.

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