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after a massive fire ripped though a valley apartment complex. 13 action news fast and first to the scene. the fire broke out at regency place apartments on decatur at sahara just before five. the family was taken to the hospital for minor smoke inhalation, las vegas fire and rescue just releasing this video from inside one of the apartments showing it completely charred. no word on what may have caused stay with action news on air and online as we learn more information. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is ... let's get started with a check of your first alert forecast with dan bronis. good morning dan! ((ad-lib)) blue cut fire continues to burn within southern california. current acres burned is 37,020 acres with 40% containment as of early saturday. the smoke from this fire should
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 10% with mainly sunny skies being common for the valley. highs will range around normal values which is close to 100. as we are going to see temperatures below 100 degrees. however, monsoon moisture by wednesday, mainly sunny skies return and high temperatures climb but only back to our normal 100 to 105 degree range. this morning the search is on a north las vegas store. police are searching for the guns and the suspect... who apparently got into the store... through a vacant office next door. in these pictures-- which were taken while repair crews were patching up the vacant office--- you can see the burglar busted through the
were shocked by the crime. sot transcription giselle gonzalez salon owner :11 "that's why they kind of scoped out the place and they realized nobody was working there, so there is no alarms. it used to be at church but now they're gone." customers say the store will likely have surveillance video of the burglary.... because there are at least a dozen cameras inside. we're learning new details this morning ...about the son of las vegas mayor pro-tem... steve ross. shane ross--i accused of a string of back-to-back robberies and burglaries.... all in the same area. the most recent one -- yesterday morning. at a burger king.on rainbow near spring mountain. police..are also connecting shane ross..to three other robberies... the method--the same in each hit. the criminal walks in..pulls out a gun.. and demands money. metro says..this surveillance still..shows the crook..getting away on a motorcycle each time..the gunman..stealing up
the arrest of the young man.... accused of murdering a woman in his home!!! after a week long search... jaime santana was found and arrested yesterday near charleston and palm street... police documents say-- he was friends with the victim. the two went to high school together and had recently reconnected. santana's father told police... jaime had plans to go to the strip with wendy rodriguez.. last week. but... no one saw her alive again.... it wasn't until the next day... that santana's father discovered her body.... in a bedroom. authorities say... she died after being hit over the head.... we're learning more about the pitbull that attacked and killed a child.... near desert inn and hollywood. the county released a statement saying... a month ago.. that pit bull attacked another dog.... but... it apparently was not serious enough. to declare the dog.... as dangerous. the -9- year-old victim was attacked..... while he was playing....
right now... investigators are trying to figure out..... what caused a helicopter to crash..... at the nevada training range. take a look-- this is the type of helicopter.... involved in the crash. officials with the air force base tell us.... the crash happened.... around -10- thursday night....and -4- crew members had to be taken to the hospital.... with minor injuries. this is the second aircraft connected.... to nellis air force base.... that has crashed.... this week. store after store is shutting down at the pawn plaza.... owned by the pawn star rick harrison, just this week... -4- businesses.... closed their doors. we spoke to one business owner one of las vegas' most recognized faces!!! 131449 131455 just the whole rick idea...the whole show.. and it was internationally recognized 132005 132013 30 to 40 customers a day if we're lucky and that's busy day some days we're struggling to break 200 dollars it's sad so... what's going wrong? the
none of the shops get advertisment just the pawn shop. he also said... his rent has decreased twice because of problems with the building... and... added harrison isn't fixing things. "pawn plaza".... sent us a statement saying... while they're disappointed to see tenants leave.... it's the nature of the business. new information about the arrest of a gunman inside a "t-j maxx". it all started.... when police say... jason mote began harassing a and... began waving.... a gun around. as people began running out of the store... a trooper's wife.... who happened to be shopping... called her husband and told him...what was happening. that trooper raced to the store and arrested mote. it turns out.... his weapon ... was actually a b-b gun. incredible new images of "the blue cut fire" burning near the cajon pass. just into our newsroom -- the fire is now the fire is now 68
only 40! however... homes are still not in the clear. tens of thousands of residents ordered to leave their homes their dogs.... and little else. sot - poppy crandall lyster: what is that like to leave, knowing that you're going to lose everything? crandall: i don't know (cries)... at least -96- family homes destroyed by the fire. and -37- thousand acres have this morning two nebraska kids have some explaining to do... what they left in a car ...that made their dad lose his mind ! and a new social media craze that even celebrities are getting in on. how the 22-pushup challenge is helping raise awareness for military members, next.
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. congressman heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood.
grocery store...ate dinner..and went for a desert. but turns out those brownies...we're just brownies. he says his kids drove his car earlier that day and left the once the man realized something was wrong his wife called 911. (wife) "hi, i need an ambulance. my husband -- i think he's overdose. he accidentally ate some pot brownies." (911 dispatcher) "when you say accidentally, you mean like he didn't know they were?" (wife) "yeah, he ate these brownies and didn't there was thc in them." (wife) "he's starting to panic." while high the man's wife says he even called their beloved cat some mean names. after sleeping it off the man
blue cut fire continues to burn within southern california. current acres burned is 37,020 acres with 40% containment as of early saturday. the smoke from this fire should stay away from las vegas this weekend so the air quality should stay in the good to moderate levels. with only ozone being our main concern. our uppr cal-nev-ari is holding onto some monsoonal moisture and whipping it up into southern nevada
to be between 1pm to 5pm this afternoon. the rain chances are small just like yesterday; ranging around 10% with mainly sunny skies being common for the valley. highs will range around normal as we move into the end of the weekend, partly cloudy skies take over. highs will drop a little though as we
even celebrities are getting in on it. and the videos are going viral. the purpose? raise awareness -- about the 22 veteran suicides that happen every day in the u-s -- and to let vets know -- there are resources to help. 13 action news anchor dayna roselli finds out -- why it's working. (top/ nat from youtube vid) celebrities are doing it... and so are average folks like challenge.. and those who specialize in hospital say.. it's exactly they type of viral video they like to see! 11:24- "we follow it on twitter... it's really great.. we're always really excited, that's what makes a difference.. 33 dr. nazanin bahraini is the education director at the mentall illness research education and clinical center in denver. she says educating all of us.. helps the va reach veterans who need help.. faster. 12:06- we know community awareness will help vets engage
care their rates of suicide go down 12 (pre pro) just this month.. the va released a report on the nation's largest analysis of veteran suicide.. reviewing 55-million records.. over a 35 year period.. from every state.. it found.. 18% of suicides in u.s. were veterans 65% were 50 years or older.. the risk of suicide among veterans.. is 21% greater for veterans.. but.. they are 30% more likely to take their own life.. if they're not using va how can we improve better health and treatment engagement in general" 50 doctor's say help is available around the clock.. (quick nat/youtube challenge vo) and anything that spreads the word.. could ultimately be saving a life. dayna cam tag= some encouraging news out of the study... the number of suicides is down slightly... to 20 per day... but that's still too many.
the social media campaign is hashtag 22 push-up challenge. ...this morning -- boxing meets back to school right here in las vegas! when good morning las vegas returns -- our guest will join us live to tell you about the annual floyd mayweather junior foundation back to school give away! then -- one arizona woman is giving "dog lover" a whole new meaning...her creative way to get her favorite dog a new
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the lengths one phoenix shelter worker went -- t her. barking dogs at kennel nats this phoenix woman is giving "dog lover" a whole new meaning? nats -- playing with dog whitney steele at the arizona animal welfare league? crafting a clever plot to get lana a new home. whitney steele: "this is lana and she is our longest shelter resident." lana's lengthy stay without any prospects puzzling to the kennel employees and prompting one giant plan?a sit-in...garnering thousands of views on social media. sot from facebook live video about sit in: "our director of
in the kennel." whitney steele: "so i started the sit-in on noon on thursday and i actually wasn't done with my meetings for the day so i conducted my meetings in the kennel with lana." their time together?complete with pizza...naps?and of course?snapchat? whitney only getting out of the kennel when lana does? whitney steele: "?she gets taken out for a potty break is when i can actually get out of the kennel to stretch my legs." and after solidarity? steele's incredible act of devotion finally pays off whitney: hi! barb: hi. whitney: wanna come in? who's this lana? new owner after learning about the sit-in from a friend...barb kerstetter (kerr- steht-ur) went straight to the shelter barb kerstetter: "the minute i saw lana i knew i was taking her. there was no doubt. i wanted her to be a part of my family." that was sara haines reporting.
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after a massive fire ripped though a valley apartment complex. 13 action news fast and first to the scene. the fire broke out at regency place apartments on decatur at sahara just before five. the family was taken to the hospital for minor smoke las vegas fire and rescue just releasing this video from inside one of the apartments showing it completely charred. no word on what may have caused the fire. stay with action news on air and online as we learn more information. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is ... let's get started with a check of your first alert forecast with dan bronis. good morning dan! ((ad-lib)) blue cut fire continues to burn within southern california.
acres with 40% containment as of early saturday. the smoke from this fire should stay away from las vegas this weekend so the air quality should stay in the good to moderate levels. with only ozone being our main concern. our upper level low of cal-nev-ari is holding onto m moisture and whipping it up into southern nevada today. timing changes every hour but so far the common window looks 10% with mainly sunny skies being common for the valley. take over. highs will drop a little though crash!!! tracy rodgers was one week away from competing in ms. united states when she broke
near moapa. now her pageant platform is "your tomorrow starts today"... 13 action news reporter david schuman sat down with the miz america hopeful to talk redemption... how her life has changed... and... how it hasn't. "we are eternally grateful that she's alive." those words from 2011 carry what everyone in tracy rodgers' family was feeling after tracy survived this car crash. 02:47:58 "that was such a cute car and it just got all mangled. laughs" she can laugh was long and grueling. 02:36:03 "life as i knew it came to a screeching halt literally." 29 surgeries later...tracy once again has her sights set on a goal she thought was out of reach forever -- a national beauty pageant title. 02:53:07 tracy rodgers, ms. nevada state 2016 "for a while i thought that dream is gone and now i know that no, it's united states. she had to relearn how to walk. and what hurt most -- missing
the mother she wanted to be. 02:38:57 "that's the thing that i think i'm the very best at." the boys remain her greatest motivation. 02:46:44 "they are the reason why i get up every morning and brush yourself off and you do the day all over again, regardless of how hard of a day it is." there have certainly been hard days and there will be more ahead. tracy rodgers is more ready for all of it than she's ever been. c america pageant in california on september third. thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes.... because of "the blue cut fire"... but now... homeowners have something else to worry about... looters! this week... -3- people were arrested.... police say... they found... the trio trying to get away... with a flat bed truck..
they didn't have his permission. this morning an arkansas police officer is hurt..... after his patrol car crashed and flipped.... sending a suspect.... flying out the back window. just moments before... the suspect tries to free himself.... from handcuffs... he then pulls out a lighter trying to set the car... on fire. suddenly... the car crashes and flips... ejecting the suspect through the bck he survives the crash.... and takes off running... but.... police quickly... caught up to him. the officer had to be cut out of the car -- and was flown to the hospital . he is expected to survive. a new urgent concern about the zika virus -- the cdc is expanding its travel advisory to the popular miami beach. yesterday -- florida governor confirmed five new cases of zika in the area. two are people who live there, and three were visitors.
babysits at miami beach hotels says she and her husband plan to stay clear of the beach. sot - "unless they can guarantee i can stay indoors, no, the vacation spot is the lifeblood of south florida tourism -- last year tourists generated more than 24 billion dollars in the miami area alone. but now a 1.5 square mile zona is a no- go. sot - "we want to do all we can to ensure florida reminds safe four our visitors and our some of the hottest destinations like dozens of restaurants, the ritz, the delano hotel, all sit in the newly created hot zone. the c-d-c's travel advisory for pregnant women now includes all of these. 19 firefighters and two people are recovering after this six alarm fire in new york! the firefighters from heat exhaustion the fire started in one house and quickly spread to neighboring
total of seven homes. about 250 firefighters responded. more than 40 people -- half adults, half children -- were left homeless. there's no word yet on what caused the fire baby - v this morning a mother in detroit is heartbroken after she says she accidentally ran over 10-month-old daughter killing her. symone stewart accidentally ran jada over in her boyfriend's driveway. she has the strength to talk about because she wants people her baby. symone stewart / jada's mother) "i decided i was going to wash the car i made sure all of my kids were out of the way. i hopped in the car and started it, and as soon as i pulled up, i saw my cousin coming from the my baby laying on the concrete." stewart says she wants to give her daughter a funeral that
it's your voice your vote in the race for president --so much happening as the general election gets closer but the biggest surprise was the shakeup in the trump campaign. abc's lana zak joins us with what you may have missed in politics this week. not long ago, paul manafort had been trying to quell rumors that there was turmoil, nats denial but change was coming--and it was manafort manafort resigning-friday morning after trump's sinking poll numbers and--this week--some new questions about alleged financial payments he recieved from pro-russian government groups in ukraine. manafort called the allegations, "silly." now kellyanne conway has stepped in as trump's campaign manager. sot - conway also
executive chairman of brietbart. with these changes we're told trump will be unedited but more focused...campaign insiders sharing sometimes contradictory messages. and for hillary clinton... nats more headlines about that private email server. the fbi turning over their notes from her testimony to some members of congress. clinton -- trying to put those emails in her rearview mirror--hitting trump's tax plan instead created a new tax loophole that we call the trump loophole. because it's really good for trump. it would let millionaires and billionaires cut their tax rate in half on a lot of their income." next week--watch to see if those trump changes equal better poll numbers...and expect that more details of clinton emails will emerge. lana zak abc news, washington home sweet home has become a living nightmare....
where homes are slowly falling apart. 45.55 rita hickey: i'm afraid one day i'm going to drive up and find part of my driveway, my wall, everything on oquendo road. why neighbors say a sewer line expansion for clark county has left them high and dry.... and.... why they might end
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take over. highs will drop a little though as we are going to see temperatures below 100 degrees. however, monsoon moisture surges at this po by wednesday, mainly sunny skies return and high temperatures climb but only right now -- construction crews are accused of damaging... some local homes. they're working on a sewer
portion of the valley. and... after finishing one section... homeowners say.... something stinks. < rita hickey: they shook me out of bed at 7:30 in the morning. so i ran out and they were drilling out there. rita lives here on east oquendo road, near south lamb boulevard. and the drilling she's talking about, was happening here, right in front of her house. she took these pictures, that show "las vegas paving" working on what's called the it's the county's largest sewer line expansion project in history, and covers 13 miles, with 3 different contractors working on it. rita watched workers digging, and pumping water out of this hole, over several months. rita hickey: if you pump that much water out of the ground, the dirt has got to settle. she says this crack appeared in her wall, after construction in her neighborhood ended back in january.
day i'm going to drive up and find part of my driveway, my wall, everything on oquendo road. and she's not alone. fay bradford: we developed a bunch of new cracks. rita's neighbor, fay bradford, showed us cracks in her walls. the most noticeable in her study. fay bradford: the vent has been forced out of the hole. i'm assuming because of the vibrations. she and rita admit they're homes already had some cracks before this construction but both of these homeowners say the cracks are worse now. so they filed claims with las vegas paving's insurance. fay bradford: and they denied it. and i don't understand how all 4 people in this cul- dde-sac could all of a sudden be developing worse or new cracks all at the same time. we reached out to las vegas paving. they tell contact 13, quote: "it is the policy of our company to not comment on any
so we went to clark county commissioner mary beth scow. mary beth scow: it's a county project. but it's being carried out by the contractor. and our total expectation is that these will be taken care of. scow represents district g, where fay and rita live. and now that las vegas paving has denied their claims, scow says a lawsuit is an option. mary beth scow: we don't want anybody to sustain any damage. and i'm very concerned when i hear that this is happening. really the since it's a legal contract. fay and rita aren't sure what their next move will be. but rita says she's scared about future damage. rita hickey: i'm afraid this is not over with. the ground is settling.> besides the cracks on her property... rita's water bill jumped to nearly -9- hundred dollars... in march. she blames... the construction project... for a major leak, she had to pay for.
at k-t-n-v dot com. plus...' a statement we got.... from the clark county water reclamation district.... that oversees.... this project. we continue to stay on top of breaking news -- a local family displaced after an overnight apartment fire we'll be back with today's top stories and a final check of your first alert forecast. you're watching 13 action news, where you get breaking news fast and first. stay with us. all morning long we've been
is homeless and recovering at umc after a massive fire though a valley apartment complex. the fire broke out at regency place apartments on decatur at sahara just before five. the family was taken to the hospital
for minor smoke inhalation, las vegas fire and rescue just releasing this video from inside one of the apartments showing it completely charred. no word on what may have caused the fire. but officials say they want to talk to the tenants to see if they can provide any information, the damage is estimated at 75 thousand
stole 27 guns from a north las vegas store. police are searching for the guns and the suspect... who apparently got into the store... through a vacant office next door. the store will likely have surveillance video of the burglary.... because there are at least a dozen cameras inside. the son of las vegas mayor pro- tem... steve ross shane ross-- is behind bars.... accused of a string of back-to-back robberies and all in the same area. police..say the method--the same in each hit. the criminal walks in..pulls out a gun.. and demands money. ((ad-lib)) thanks for joining us this
so what tools put together that equation? well, here's a gentleman that's going to explain it for you. gia graduate gemologist neil sackmary with nevada coin mart. great having you back, neil. >> thanks, man, it's saturday, and i was good at math. you know what i mean? and it does, it's a great question and a great answer. >> here we go. i was not very good at math, so help me. show me how stuff and junk can equal cash. >> let's say this. a lot of people don't want to say it but here's where the situation is. a lot of my clients come into my store and the daughters, they hate the husbands. the sons, they hate the wives, the grand kids, they're hooked on stuff that they don't want to mess around with and they're gonna sell their stuff for 25 cents. don't let this happen. downsizing or decluttering? come and see me, i'm neil sackmary. that's the first thing. you know, family, i had a lady the other day, she came in literally and sold me her gold because she didn't want her family fighting over it. >> that happens a lot. >> this happens a lot and it's sort of in a way it's not morbid
>> of course, you can't split a ring four ways. >> so, if you have stuff and everybody has it, come in and see me. now, the important thing is this, as i look directly into the camera i am looking at you, so when you come in and see me, you're gonna deal directly with me and i'm gonna see you. so when you come in, i'm open 365 days a year from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., every single day. i'm open tomorrow, sunday, i'm open today on the important thing is this. you can call right now or you can come by. i am a diamond expert. i am a rolex expert. i buy any type of jewelry -- gold, silver and costume jewelry. >> absolutely. so let's talk about some of the stuff that we have in front of us here. i mean, really, it runs the gamut from flatware to jewelry to coins and bullion. >> absolutely. here's a bunch of costume jewelry, here's a bunch of gold jewelry that's mixed in. >> and that's the thing. a lot of people they might think
and i do that every day. like most people don't, you know what i mean? like i'm the largest gold buyer in las vegas, but i buy costume jewelry because i know what to do with it. most people look at it and they say, you know, they go to the gold buyer and they go, oh, we want to sell our stuff and the gold buyer doesn't know. listen. the gold buyer, he knows about gold. he might be in business for 30 or 35 or 40 years, or whatever he wants to claim, but he's a gold buyer. an expert is a person that can stand up in a court of law. i am a graduate gemologist. i can stand up in a court of law as an expert. that means that when you come in and see me and you want to sell a diamond, you sell a diamond to an expert, not somebody that thinks that they're in the business or whatever. that's not an expert. when it comes to coins, you know, here's some proof sets, mint sets, 100-ounce silver bars, silver eagles, silver dollars, junk silver, 90% silver, currency, collectibles. when you want to sell it neil sackmary and nevada coin mart,
this is, i mean, you almost broke our table with it. >> absolutely. i like to throw it across the room. you know what i mean? it'd be like fun, to just play like volleyball or something. >> it'd be a very deadly game that we'd be playing. >> it would be. >> and you're open seven days a week, 9:00 to 6:00 everyday. 9:00 to 6:00, when you come in you're gonna see me. that's the important thing. >> it's not like some of those commercials where you see the person but you never see them inside the store. >> if the company you're going to has a paid actor then there is something fishy going on. if a business owner does not want to stand up for their business t go there. you want to go to the man, the myth and the legend, and that's neil sackmary. you come in and see me. i'm open 365 days a year. >> we gotta get a bronze statue of you. >> i agree with you 100% on that, right in the front of my store, just like i have at glaziers and just like i have in my store it's a full-sized cardboard cutout. if i can have one of those in the front of my store, it'd be fantastic. >> really quickly, the special. sell $200 worth of stuff, you
glazier's. fantastic. >> greatest gifts, greatest supermarket ever, i can't say enough, and again, hypnotically tranced i'm speaking to you as you're sitting there. get up off the sofa, get up out of bed, stop what you're doing. come and see me. it's saturday. it's the greatest day to sell things. the only other day to sell things are the other six, and you can come in and see me on those days too. >> neil, it's great having you, buddy. thank you so much. wave. >> a major wave, bye, bye! >> you did stuff and junk equals cash. and nevada coin mart, that's the place to do it on jones at flamingo. for more information about them just head to the website or call the number listed. you are in a trance. you will go there today.
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