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tv   Action News 11am  ABC  August 19, 2016 11:00am-12:01pm PDT

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we've been telling you that parts of the i-15 were shut down due to the blue cut fire.. but we want to remind you, it's back open in both directions at cajon pass. here's a live look at 15 near primm. the blue cut fire is still burning, it's only 22 percent contained... but that's an improvement from yesterday. firefighters have gained some control over the wildfire burning in san bernardino county, californi tuesday. right now...the fire has burned 56 square miles..... some residents who were forced out only had minutes to pack what little they could.... nats - lisa gregory, little creek 20:01:25 there were a lot of things up there that we weren't able to pack that we absolutely no control - there is nothing you can do. the san bernardino county sheriff's department said that evacuation orders east of the freeway were lifted.
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((ab lib about an update on air quality and toss to wx)) had some showers roll in cal-nev-ari is holding onto some monsoonal moisture and whipping it up into southern nevada today. timing changes every hour but so far the common window looks to be between 11am to 4pm this afternoon. the rain chances are small just like yesterday; ranging between 1 skies being common for the valley. highs will range around normal values between 100 and 105 degrees. new developments in the ryan
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lochte- gate.... the olympic swimmer now apologizing....for claiming he and 3 other teammates were robbed at gunpoint.... this comes as a brazilian media outlet says those other swimmers....are not backing lochte...saying the olympic gold swimmer was lying... just hours ago....he posted to social media saying "i want to apologize for my behavior last weekend.....for not being more caef descirbed the events of that early morning." but police in rio.... claim this video from a gas station.....tells a much different story- you can see one of the swimmers pull a sign off a wall....and lochte....comes out of the bathroom.....where the gas station owner say the men broke down a door.... sot ryan lochte "the guy pulled out his gun. he cocked it, put it to my forehead. two of the swimmers - gunnar bentz and jack conger - landing
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swimmer still in rio- agreeing to pay 11-thousand dollars to a charity to get his passport back. brazilian officials still considering charges against all four swimmers. it's been a deadly 24 hours on our roads... two people have died while trying to cross the road, in separate incidents. megan telles is near flamingo and maryland parkway with the similarities in these two cases.
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new jersey leaves 1 person dead and officials believe speed could have play a factor.... one of the buses is seen on its side and at least five people have been treated for injuries.... this happen in newark. the bus driver is the one among the dead.... said that the driver who was killed was a long time employee. another aircraft crashes...less than 24 hours after a pilot ejects himself from a fighter jet near the nellis airforce base.... here's a look at the type of aircraft involved in the crash... this is an h-h-60. officials with the air force base tell us the crash happened around 10 last night. we're told four crew members were taken to a local medical facility and treated for minor injuries. it's still not clear what
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and...early thursday morning...a civilian fighter jet crashed near the nellis air force base... this plane just crashed, it's pretty crazy we're told the pilot was role playing with trainees from a military weapons school-- pretending to be an enemy pilot. on the way back to the base.. he realized something was wrong, and ejected from the plane. the crash could be seen and heard from miles away. the pilot walked away with only minor injuries. new this midday.. donald trump and his running ma, pence toured baton rouge today. the two met volunteers and were cheered by the crowd in front of "samaritan's purse mobile kitchen." president obama has been called on to cut his vacation short in martha's vineyard to visit louisiana. and....a rare admission from trump .. the presidential candiate acknowledging that there have been times when he didn't say the right thing. "sometimes, in the heat of debate and speaking on a multitude of issues, you don't choose the right words or you say the wrong thing.
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to his campaign. and....the clinton foundation says it will not accept foreign or corporate donations if hillary clinton is elected president in november. republicans have used to organization's activity to accuse hillary clinton of pay-to-play schemes... earlier this week, state department officials were questioned about a one-time potential land deal for a u-s embassy in lagos. the owner of the land donated more than one-million to the clinton foundation. according to the foundation's website the money was pledged to fight coastal erosion. and..let's go outside to the mgm grand... ufc fighters nate diaz and conor mcgregor will be having their weigh- in 3.....and it's open to the public. tomorrow...the two fighters will face off against each otherat the t- mobile arena. and they could already be in trouble for this incident...
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conference earlier this week. ufc president dana white says they could face big fines, community service, or even suspension. on top of that, white says there were people injured during the chaos, and they will more than likely sue the fighters. there's something toxic that's brewing in lake tapps in washington.... but it's the warning that residents are ignoring! also... is facing more and more cases of the zika virus... now...officials are warning the deadly disease could affect adults and new alerts are out! in today's health report... deadly disease could affect
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pregnant women to avoid area after zika transmissions confirmed. this comes as miami city officials are warning of more cases of zika popping up in the area. research indicating the virus can damage immature brain cells in adults - that suggests zika may not be as harmless for adults as doctors believe. the number of cases in miami has reached to 35.... there's zika would be a huge blow to the tourism industry there. and....the f-d-a is issuing a safety alert for a popular hair 21-thousand people have reportedly filed complaints about the "wen" deep cleansing conditioner. they say the product is causing their hair to fall out. the the product is now the subject of a class action lawsuit. still, "wen" maintains that the product is safe... and says it iswith the f-d-a. people looking to cool off this summer.... ..are in for a toxic surprise.... why the signs are going up but no one is watching... we'll explain..
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stir now that he's back in the u-s... but this isn't the 32 year old's first run in with the law... that's coming up..... in..louisiana residents are
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destructive flooding. many of the areas people can only get around by boat! the flooding has kil and damaged at least 40-thousand homes. adlib at desk nats of hail ad-lib about hail near black
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yesterday afternoon and we can possibly see the our upper level low of cal-nev-ari is holding onto some monsoonal moisture and whipping it up into southern nevada today. timing changes every hour but so far the common window looks to be between 11am to 4pm this afternoon. the rain chances are small just
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15% and 25% with mainly sunny skies being common for the valley. highs will range around normal values between 100 and 105 degrees. there's something brewing in
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lake....and it may be be making people there's something brewing in a lake....and it may be making
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health officials are telling people to stay out of lake tapps in washington.... toxic algea was discovered in the lake. but a lot of people didnt hear about the warning or see the warning signs in the area.... jeff levell, visiting lake 54;45 i guess they're giving but uh, i did'nt know anything about it. 54:51 [butted with] maria @1:01:32 we arrived here around 5 and didn't hear anything.1:39 (butte to) maria @2:17 now, i'm kind of worried. test results will be back this afternoon to determine exactly how serious the levels of toxic algae are in the water. since tuesday.... the health department there received 10 reports of people...including a toddler.....who have gotten sick after swimming at the lake. symptoms include vomiting....nausea... .
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it's the most outrageous party of the year, and this year it's at a new location. the afan black and white party is at aria this year, and it's tomorrow night. joining me today .... antioco carrillo, afan's executive director and norma llyaman, host of black & white party. it will still feature the over- the-top, eye-catching fashions guests have become accustomed to, but there will also be a ton of new surprises that have never before been seen! with a dress code of "wear as much, or as that have never before been
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little, black and white possible," only fun and excitement is in store for the nightall while helping an amazing cause! this year also marks the "right to wear red," which honors individuals for their dedication and commitment to afan's fight against the hiv virus.
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those being honored are two individuals who helped start the first black & white party. these individuals will have the distinct privilege to wear color in a sea of black and white.
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david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. there is not a day that i don't think about david. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt such a sense of outrage. "she was standing there, she had nothing to say..." ot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them.
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. four years ago i was diagnosed with breast cancer but early treatment saved my life. so i'm really outraged that joe heck voted ten times to defund planned parenthood which thousands of nevada women depend on for cancer screenings. to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. i hope the women of nevada remember that when it's time to vote. the nba pulled the game out of
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bathroom bill. all eyes on olympian ryan lochte this morning.....possibly facing charges for a false police report... he's one of america's most decorated olympians......but he's also known for his antics outside the pool. abc's linsey davis is here with a closer look. it's becoming what's known as an international "locht - some of swimming's biggest stars allegedly for telling a tall tale and trying to backstroke their way out if it twitter errupting thursday after these comments by the ioc - defending ryan lochte and 3 of his teammates following their now infamous gas station confrontation-- mario andrada these kids were trying to have fun// let's give these kids a break grfx https://twitter .com/erickfernandez/status/ 766288925556178944 the internet exploding "shout out to all
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tps:// 766337484 183728129 new york giants wide reciever odell beckham junior tweeting out"double standards." others comparing the claims to gymnast gabby douglas - who last week was called out for her form during the national anthem - putting her hand on her heart = travesty 32 yr old drunk white man trashing property and lying = "just a kid" sot brennan it's not the first time lochte has run ins with the law - grfx court records showing he was charged for public urination in florida in 2005 -- 5 years later, // charged with disorderly conduct after police say he engaged in a physical fight" - both caseses / dismissed after reaching prosecution deals. lochte, currently dating a playboy playmate, became a household name making a huge splash at the london games in 2012 ...taking home 5 medals...sporting these controversial american flag grills...and coining a new word. lochte from reality show it's spelled j-e-a-h. if you say it like how it's spelled it's 'jee- ah.' the celebrity status earning him / front row seats at fashion
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vegas pool...and a starring role in his own reality show on e! - "what would ryan lochte do?" lochte from reality show "i remember what megan looks like. blonde hair, great... upper... body." the show, only lasted one season but lochte told us last month he would do it again-- lochte gma intv ryan:i would do it again, but i think it would be more on my terms, not the networks terms. while he might be giving tv a second chance, when it comes to shouldn't be given one a local man is hoping for the best... his puppy runs away after he crashes on the way to see his dying mother... that difficult turn of events... and the search for the his dog.... that's ahead.... and a texas family is hoping
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after their child is entangesca. the message they're sending a shoe company.... have you downloaded the all new 13 action news app yet? it's simple to use and features live streaming, and video on demand get it free in the app store and in google play.
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a month after 9/11, i got a call from david and he told me he was going into the national guard. he was sent to iraq to be a gunner on a humvee. a car pulled up in the driveway and three soldiers got out,
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you have moments when you really don't want to live anymore, it's a fate that i would not wish on anybody, not anybody. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt such a sense of outrage. ...wife, she was standing there, she had nothing to say, she probably... i would like to tell donald trump what it feels like, the sense of emptiness, that only losing a child can bring. and i don't think that donald trump will ever understand that.
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right now on action news live at midday: flood waters in south louisiana forcing families to leave...but only to return to tossed furniture inside their homes.. hear from one man who says he's rebuild nearly a dozen also... a tragic story leaving one family with an ounce of hope.... how a bad crash leaves them searching for their family dog..... and.... a vacation nightmare in hawaii... this family's son no longer has a limb after falling... now they are suing.. how to prevent this from happening to you? coming up.... hello. and thanks for joining us on second half of 13 action news live at midday. i'm todd quinones. and i'm dayna roselli.
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yesterday afternoon and we can possibly see the same thing today. our upper level low of cal-nev-ari is holding onto some monsoonal moisture and whipping it up into southern nevada today. timing changes every hour but so far the common window looks to be between 11am to 4pm this afternoon. the rain chances are small just like yesterday; ranging between 15% and 25% with mainly sunny skies being common for the valley. highs will range around normal values between 100 and 105 degrees.
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it's ever been. i'm losing it. and i'm sorry i just can't take this, i can't. thats a baton rouge resident.... his home.....has flooded for 11th time.... jim jobes says he just finished renovations last week after his home flooded back in march.... right now...there isn't anything that is salvagable .... since the 80s....jobes has paid a tax to build a canal....that will prevent this type of flooding....but that canal doesn't exist.....
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i don't. i might leave the state because i can't live here in this. i cannot endure this any longer.> this past flood....the water line was half way up to his roof.... a local grieving family is asking for your help finding their missing golden retriever... joey beltran says he was heading to victorville wednesday to see his sick mother.. when he got into a bad crash on the i-15. and his dog nala ran out. then, yesterday he got the news that his mother had passed. she wasn't supposed to go this fast. i have a baby coming and all she wanted to do was meet her grandchild" joey says after losing his mother... he's now dedicated to finding nala, and won't give up until she's back safe with her family. next to the popular shoemaker.... crocs. the company being sued this morning by a texas couple whose
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elevator... it happened at a hawaii resort while the little boy was wearing a pair of crocs. abcs kendis gibson has the story. (show people tumbling down the escalator) from airports...... (show dc metro) to subways....... escalator fails lead to more than twelve thousand er visits every year........ flora kim found that out the hard way when her two year old son became entangled in one during a family trip to hawaii. sot/ flora kim 1:23:38 his left foot was pretty much tucked into the left side of the and by the time the escalator stopped, you could really only see his ankle // the rest was completely gone. the little boy was wearing crocs-the popular pliable shoe-when his foot got stuck trapping the boy for over an hour. now flora and david kang are suing crocs because they say the shoes are - quote - negligently and improperly designed the texas couple also suing hilton hawaiian village for failure "to operate and maintain" the hotel's escalator. crocs didn't respond to a request for comment, and the hotel saying they do not comment on pending litigation.
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for the past decade. chloe jonson was wearing crocs when she had an accident back in 2006. 07:32:58 kay hopkins, chloe's mother chloe said, 'oh, my toe, my toe." we took the croc off and seeing the blood and seeing her toe. it was, it was frightening. 07:33:15 neil johnson, chloe's father to have this happen with your child standing right next to you, ends up being pretty shocking. sot/ flora kim 1:25:50 i wish that somebody had told me that could've happened// one child is more than enough in a separate story.. another texas family is amazed they're still alive after their car was struck by lightning! it was all captured on their home surveillance footage. watch closely... you see the lightning hit as the family is unloading groceries and a man is knocked unconscious! his wife manages to climb out the back of the car. she gets their kids to safety and then as she's dragging her husband toward the house...another bolt of lightning hits! the family says there was no lightning or
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tim powell survived lightning strike: "i don't remember and i was, it's kind of one of those, you want to see what happened so you can understand it 'cause you wasn't here for it or you were there but just you wasn't conscious." the family's car was damaged...but thankfully they're all o-k. at least 7 chicago police officers could lose their job... because of the fatal shooting of 16 yera old laquan mcdonald. inspector general is recommending at least seven of the city's officers be terminated. nearly two years ago, former officer jason van dyke fired 16 shots at mcdonald, killing him. (---sot---) :06 william calloway/community activist 195505 it was a great move by the superintendent, and we in the community applaud what he did today by taking actions against these police officers. (8) dashcam video of the incident contradicted nearly everything
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murder, and is currently waiting for his trial. warning.... this next story is a tear-jerker... a maryland woman steps out of her home for a few minutes...leaving her baby and dog are there... it was then when a fire started. reporter kai reed tells us what happens next. "erika poremski" had just quickly stepped out to her car in the 68-hundred block of gough street sunday night when she turned back to find her house engulfed in flames. she could hear her eight-month-old daughter viviana inside. couldn't get to her and i tried in...kicking the windows out...and it was just...i couldn' one could." firefighters got into the house quickly... and came back out with "viviana"... and an incredible story. they said that they found erika's dog polo in the room with the baby...and he was covering her with his body. (erika poremski, mother) "and so that way, nothing got to her -- and he just stayed
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because of it and he stayed with her the whole time in the bedroom and wouldn't even come downstairs to get out the door." paramedics were able to (erika poremski, mother) "he was my first baby...and now i lost him. and i'm just praying i don't lose's all i have...and it just happened so fast, i just don't understand it...i just don't know why this stuff happens." erika says that she's incredibly grateful for the support she's received...from even strangers. a "go fund me" page raised nearly five- t in less than 9 hours. viviana's condition is day to that's it.. she's a really good girl...and i just.. i hope she's okay." a kitten trecks on a long journey for nearly an hour and
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next thats giving it a permantly warm place to stay.... also... dramatic video out of saint louis.... people hanging out of a car with guns a scene out of a movie.... now...police believe crystal clear video will help track down those bad guys..... and here's a live look at the new york stock exchange... ((ad-lib))
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louis area....can help catch them.... when investigators got to the scene they found one 20-year-old dead and an 18-year-old suffering from
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in front of the home and then a man comes out of the passenger window... and begins shooting. that second victim was taken to an area hospital he is expected to survive.... had some showers roll in yesterday afternoon and we can possibly see the same thing today. our upper level low of cal-nev-ari is holding onto some monsoonal moisture and whipping it up into southern nevada today. timing changes every hour but so far the common window looks to be between 11am to 4pm this afternoon. the rain chances are small just like yesterday; ranging between 15% and 25% with mainly sunny skies being common for the valley. highs will range around normal values between 100 and 105
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today's top stories now
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a six-week-old kitten has a new home.... after surviving an 80 mile journey under the hood of a car. kelly hawthorne drove from clinton, missouri back home to shawnee, kansas on sunday. she heard meowing.... popped the hood and discovered the kitten... who ran off. later on the family went out to eat and on the drive home... realized the cat was back under the hood! hawthorne said it appears the kitten really wanted to be a part of the family. (kelly hawthorne/ found kitten in car hood) "well i wasn't planning on g but the story surrounding this little kitten is too amazing for me to surrender it - i have to keep it." the family believes the kitten is a stray. following a vet visit....the kitten is in good health and now has a new home. donald trump has always been a larger-than-life figure. and now larger than life naked statues of the billionaire businessman are appearing in spots across the country. the statues....which weigh about 80-pounds each...were created by "ginger," a las
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passers- by....including these people in los angeles. other cities with these statues include cleveland, new york, san francisco and seattle. omaha nebraska's henry doorly zoo is inviting visitors to meet a frisky set of tiger triplets. isabella the tiger showed off her rare amur tiger cubs this week in their public debut. the two male and one female getting acclimated to the curious new faces peering into their home. the cubs were born july 7-th. hopefully the public can help name the three new cubs soon. you can check out all of the stories trending today... on our ktnv mobile app it's friday and as always there are some new movies out. josh bell, las some new movies
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film editor is here to review two of them. ben-hur (8/19) - remake of the classic charlton heston movie kubo and the two strings (8/19)
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