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killer is on the run. and squatters at it again -- burning down one more house in the valley...for the second time this year! but first-- one person is fighting for their life after a motorcycle crashes into a car overnight. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is ... thank you for waking up with us! let's get your morning started with a check of yo bronis. good morning dan! ((ad-lib)) a pacific storm system will pass to our south and as it does it will drag in cloud 100 through tuesday. some days could even drop to the upper 90s. the system will be out of the another system will start to push in and bring breezy winds to the area thursday and friday. the system will bring some milder air in with it, dropping high temps back to around 100
person is in serious condition after this crash. it happened just before 1-30 this silverado ranch and ( ) gillespie. police say a motorcyclist was speeding and ran through a red light -- t-boning a sedan. right now local police and firefighters have a lot on their hands.. two house fires. one -- set by squatters. and police are investigating two homicides. the first one -- near tropicana
dead -- after getting into some type of altercation -- just after 2 yesterday afternoon the victim -- was rushed to desert springs hospital -- where they later died . no word on any suspects. just hours earlier -- a woman finds a body laying outside her apartment complex -- near cheyenne and pecos. police say about six people heard multiple gunshots a little after noon yesterday. less than an hour later...a woman discovered a mans body. 152441 sgt matthew s metro "in this area gunshots are kind of common so it wasn't immediately reported. when somebody went out to check something in the rear of the building, their storage unit, they discovered the body then." officers said no one reported hearing any altercation or struggle. neighbors we spoke to say... that gunshots have become the new normal around there... and they aren't happy about it. 153928 joanne rasmussen, neighbor "they need to clean it up a little bit better because it's very dirty around here. the city needs to get in and
bit better" police are interviewing people in the area for information on a possible suspect. this is the hundred and ninth homicide this year in las vegas. take a look at this -- a small brush fire erupts near lake las vegas near hotel viera. henderson fire says they got the call around 9:15 at night. bystanders put out the flames before firefighters got there. no one was hurt. recovering -- 3 of them -- children -- after a massive fire -- rips through a valley apartment complex. we broke this story on good morning las vegas 24 hours ago. the flames -- breaking out at regency-place apartments -- on decatur at sahara. las vegas fire and rescue -- releasing this video -- from inside one of the units. take a look -- everything is charred. officials believe -- the fire began in the living room -- or the kitchen.
setting a vacant house on fire yesterday afternoon near rancho and gowan. luckily -- nobody was hurt. neighbors say -- this is the second time -- the home has burned this year -- because of the squatters. an arizona community -- mourns the loss -- of a beloved police dog. amigo the dog -- died yesterday morning-- of complications -- from heat exhaustion. kingman police -- taking amigo to a local vet clinic wednesday. the k-9 -- becoming ill -- while searching for white cliffs. amigo -- had been with kingman police for only a year. now to a huge scare for one florida family. what was supposed to be a routine boat ride home ...turned into terror. the vessel capsizing underneath... a 23-month old girl. here's abc's mark remillard with the traumatic 911 calls... and the moments it all came to an end. nats - 911 what's your emergency i'm in the river my boat crashed and i have a baby still in the water at 10:30
call from a mother in distress. nats - you said the boat is completely capsized? it's upside down? yes we're totally upside down and i think my toddler is under the boat. please send somebody the family was returning from dinner with relatives when their vessel struck powerlines. everyone was thrown overboard. tammy bossard i had charlotte in my hands and my boat had flipped and i climbed on top of the boat and bryan and sharon pulled me up and we heard quickly entered the water and pulled nearly everyone to safety---exc dorothy dixon, good samaritan the rescue came very fast, but the mom and dad did everything they could, they were looking under the boat and dad was sitting on the bottom of the boat holding the baby but luck was on their side. the 23 month-old was in an air pocket and had a life jacket on. after nearly an hour of searching responders found her and pulled her from the water. tammy bossard god was with us. god was with us. the group was checked by paramedics and is doing fine
mark remillard abc news new york right now -- new developments about the blue cut fire. how close firefighters are to winning the battle... and some relief for local residents. then -- as the new school year approaches -- scammers have new targets -- college students and their parents. what you need to know -- so you don't end up as the next
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. i felt such a sense of outrage. "she was standing there, she had nothing to say..." if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them.
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more than a-hundred homes destroyed... since the wildfire broke out on tuesday. it has burned more than 37 thousand acres in total. mandatory evacuations -- now being lifted in the wrightwood area. people -- now able to check on their homes and check outthe damage. a massive fire -- tears through a storage facility in columbus, ohio -- forcing nearly 200 people living in the area -- to run for their lives. firefighters began attacking the blaze -- but were forced to back off -- when they realized the cooling system- ammonia. crews were also afraid -- the building might collapse. hazmat teams were called -- while the fire burned itself out. no one was injured. it's being called the worst natural disaster since hurricane sandy. it's been 24 hours since people in kansas saw... heavy rains causing widespread flooding. cars -- submerged on water- logged streets water -- even reaching the doorsteps of homes these kansas floods -- coming
in baton rouge. about 110-thousand homes-- valued at more than 20-billion dollars -- in the area hit the hardest. . sot-jim crying- my house was as nice as its ever been, im losing it, and im sorry i just can't take this, i can't nearly four-thousand people -- are still living in homeless shelters. a pacific storm system will pass to our south and as it does it will drag in cloud cover and moisture. expect chances for ra high temps will hover around 100 through tuesday. some days could even drop to the upper 90s. the system will be out of the area by tuesday morning and
store for wednesday and thursday. another system will start to push in and bring breezy winds to the area thursday and friday. the system will bring some milder air in with it, dropping high temps back to around 100 for friday and next saturday. a pacific storm system will pass to our south and as it does it
expect chances for rain with this system through monday. high temps will hover around 100 through tuesday. some days could even drop to the upper the system will be out of the area by tuesday morning and slightly warmer temps in the low 100s are in store for wednesday and thursday. another system will start to
domestic-violence suspect. they were told -- he locked himself in a laundry room. but they couldn't find him. officers were about to leave -- when they took one last look -- inside the dryer. and -- you guessed it. that-- is where they found 30-year- old ivan lopez. he got out -- and surrendered peacefully. local firefighters and n- h-l stars -- battle on the ice for a good cause. fiesta rancho ice arena -- is all for fun. in the past -- all the money raised -- went to the las vegas firefighters youth-hockey foundation but this year -- is extra special. half of the proceeds -- are going to support wesley payton and his family. wesley is a local boy -- battling leukemia boxing legend floyd mayweather junior -- is giving back in a big way -- holding a back to school giveaway for under-privileged children.
much-needed school supplies and books. this is the fourth straight year for the event. organizers say -- it'll help kids start the school-year off right. the event -- also featuring free sports physicals -- and dental exams. students who brought their local library card -- getting the chance to win a brand-new laptop and printer. the new school year is just around the corner. teachers who need to stock up do some shopping -- without breaking the bank. the 6th annual -- "sharing is caring consignment sale" -- is happening today. the event kicked off yesterday. teachers from across the valley -- putting hundreds of books -- and classroom supplies up for sale -- at bargain prices. heather tomkowski/director of operations greater las vegas academy 19:06:01 "here in clark county when a teacher takes over their classroom they only own pocket to pay for these items. this now gives them an
a very low rate." organizers say -- the event has saved teachers -- more than 15- thousand dollars -- since it began. from contact 13 this morning -- a consumer alert -- for college students and their parents -- already strapped with tuition bills... the i-r-s warning -- of scammers demanding immediate payment -- for a fake 'federal tax.' and as abc's rebecca jarvis reports -- they sound very convinci an urgent warning from the i-r-s to american families heading back to school? beware of calls like this: nats - this is an automated messaged for you by the internal revenue service its the new scam targeting parents and college students like mike foster? sot - he had my full name, my first, middle, and last name, and my suffix. he knew where i went to school, he knew the area that i lived in, and he knew the name of the county police as well as the city police. the thieves - i-r-s impersonators -- demanding
student tax" sot - t i needed families conned out of nearly $45 million by i-r-s telephone scams. california, new york and texas among the hardest hit states. (source: tigta) the real i-r-s reminding taxpayers tonight it will never: call to demand immediate payment over the phone ask for your credit or debit card numbers over the phone? or threaten to bring you to local police that was rebecca jarvis reporting.... it claims.... to be the best asian food in but this morning --- a las vegas restaurant is getting the wrong kind of attention!!! darcy: spoiled food. do you understand spoiled food? angela: uh, we're going dirty dining today! and... our list even includes one of the most luxurious hotels in las vegas you're watching good morning las vegas.. we'll be right back on this
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it's the crazy eight! valley restaurants have kept health inspectors... busy. and that means... darcy spears has a lot... to talk about. it's a new record this week.... with -8- restaurants... on "dirty dining". < the restaurant claiming it's been voted best asian food in the usa--is the worst in southern nevada in terms of demerits this week. dirty dining repeat offender wo fat on desert inn tops the not-so-elite eight list with a 38- demerit c grade. 1:15 darcy: why so many demerits? why so much trouble in the kitchen with the health district? angela dong: uh, you know, it's in the back door have like a sewer. inspectors did find sewage flowing from the grease interceptor out back. there was also sewage backing up inside the kitchen from dirty floor sinks, and water pooling in front of the toilet
7:44 darcy stand-up in alley: this right here is what the health district calls improper disposal of liquid waste. clearly that's an imminent health hazard and still a violation that's actively occurring back here behind the restaurant. you can see all the water on the ground. that is not good. we're in an alleyway that's actually lined with rat traps, so clearly there are a lot of issues that are still not being addressed. in the kitchen, inspectors also found moldy smoked fish, spoiled lettuce and bean curd that was two weeks expired. mana can't answer questions due to a language barrier. 2:17 darcy: spoiled food. do you understand spoiled food? angela: uh, i'm not sure. sorry. prepared chicken and shrimp were held past their seven-day shelf life. and the cutting board was really dirty and stained with old food and debris. cooked beef and chicken had to be thrown out after inspectors found both sitting at room temperature.
sanitizer were being used to clean food contact surfaces. 2:52 darcy: is there anything you'd like to say about your c grade to the people who are watching? anything you'd like to say? you keep turning away from the camera. she came back to deliver this message. 4:46 angela: we just keep everything more cleaning, more safe, just like that. /nat transition/ we've got seven imminent health hazard closures to tell you abo. kong garden seafood bbq cafe on jones between spring mountain and desert inn. they were shut down when inspectors discovered absolutely no working refrigeration. there were also live cockroaches in the kitchen. this report from the restaurant's own pest service warns them about too much food debris and grease buildup. these filthy fridge racks and trays are a case in point. the pest control company wrote,
until sanitation gets better." inspectors also found them reusing tea pots between guests without washing them. /nat/ mr. eatz on lake mead and torrey pines was also shut down for inadequate refrigeration. lots of food was in the temperature danger zone. prep tables were dirty and there was excessive food debris on this spatula and tongs. /nat/ the refrigeration problem theme continued at baja fresh. that's what shut down their location on eastern and serene. a red-tagged cooler. /nat/ and one more--again with inadequate refrigeration--the bbq grill at the hard rock hotel's east pool where inspectors found lots of food at dangerously unsafe temperatures. /nat/ the other imminent health hazard closures were all at hotel casinos and all due to problems with liquid waste. the third floor dishroom serving the ballrooms at caesars palace was shut down due to sewage backing up out of floor sinks and drains.
after backup from floor drains spread raw sewage to over half the cookline. employees were walking through it to access equipment and prepare food. and at the jw marriot on north rampart, the look of surprise on this chef's face says it all. inspectors shut down the pool cafe and bar after finding a large ceiling leak directly over food and the liquor tree. there was also something yucky darcy tag : wo fat was reinspected and got its a back. all the other places have reopened with a grades. darcy spears, 13 action news.> when it comes to getting millenials involved in this year's election... one campaign is definitely winning it. we'll introduce you to donald trump's youngest field coordinator. plus -- he's an inspiration for boys and girls across the valley. the hometown hero -- bringing
controversy after what he said to black voters. plus -- the brain behind some of the biggest boy band sensations has died in federal prison. but first -- a local man making a name for himself in rio -- bringing home gold. we're sitting down exclusively with his family.! ... the time now is ... let's get started with a check of your first alert forecast with dan bronis. good morning dan! ((ad-lib)) a pacific storm system will pass to our south and as it high temps will hover around 100 through tuesday. some days could even drop to the upper 90s. the system will be out of the area by tuesday morning and slightly warmer temps in the low 100s are in store for
another system will start to push in and bring breezy winds to the area thursday and friday. the system will bring some milder air in with it, dropping high temps back to around 100 for friday and next saturday. 13 action news sits down exclusively--- with the family of one of connor fields won a gold medal in b-m-x racing friday.. but he almost didn't even make it to rio. connor grew up racing here in whitney mesa park. 13 action news reporter -- david schuman sat down with the family. pkg spectator nats at least a dozen times now connor fields mother and girlfriend have watched his gold medal winning race.
ago..connors spot on the olympic team was in question when he broke his wrist. 182041 laura gruninger, girlfriend "he would be really down and he would kind of wonder is this it for me, am i going to retire." then mom decided to step in. 182305 "lisa is great at motivating him and knowing just what to say at the right time" lisa fields has been on this journey with her son since he started riding at the age of 7, olympics, and when he finished a disappointing 7th at the 2012 games in london. so at this crucial juncture in his quest for gold, lisa wrote her son an email. 182207 lisa fields, mother "i basically was trying to remind him of how capable he was, how hard he worked and how he couldn't give up prematurely because i know him well enough that he never would've forgiven himself." she also made sure to include the lyrics to the song that's pumped him up for years
this trophy room now has a new shiny object to add. connors family -- they have the dvr recording of the most exhilarating 34 seconds of their lives. 184207 "it will never get old. oh god." after the race lisa got a voicemail from connor saying "mom? it's your olympic champion son." definitely -- no better feeling than that. this is chris koch -- born without arms or legs--on a training run. he's preparing for an upcoming 5-k race on a skateboard. and this isn't some stunt. chris even did a full marathon this way.... in 4-hours 23-minutes. he says his drive and motivation to persevere comes from his parents.... who wouldn't allow him to be coddled.
approach to how they raised me. but joking aside, mom and dad said it was difficult at times to stand back and watch me struggle, but they knew early on that you know i needed to confident -- and proud of who you are. now to the zika crisis here in the u-s.. with two hot zones in one of ....people living there are taking extreme measures to protect themselves. meanwhile the cdc is warning pregnant women to stay away from the entire miami-dade county. health officials say they are investigating 8 new cases just outside of those newly-created hot zones. there are currently an estimated 20-thousand pregnant women living in miami. lauren allen is six months pregnant.... and she's putting herself on house arrest. sot -- lauren allan: i am not leaving home with the exception
there was an emergency. some pregnant women say they're ready to move if zika appears in their neighborhood. some sad news to pass along -- the man behind some of the biggest boy bands like nsync and backstreet boys has died. the federal bureau of prisons' website says music mogul... lou pearlman passed away friday. pearlman created the music label trans-continental records. it signed boy bands such as the o-town, l-f- o and "take five". but he was later sentenced to 25- years in prison for running a 300- million-dollar ponzi scheme. v notre dame university says its five football players who were arrested friday can be dismissed. indiana state police say the players were pulled over for speeding. they include cornerback ashton white, senior safety max redfield, wide receiver kevin stepherson, running back dexter
officials say a trooper smelled marijuana in their car. sgt. tony slocum, indiana state police): "a trooper initiated a traffic stop and walking up to the vehicle to speak with the driver he smelled odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. all five players are now facing marijuana possession charges. another shadow cast over the scandal-ridden -- baylor university football program. this time -- a disturbing video of a player beating his dog a student -- reporting the incident to animal control and baylor police. the football player's punishment -- a 500-dollar ticket. according to police documents -- the athlete sent the dog to live with relatives in houston. explosion - v now to turkey -- where at least 50 people were killed and 94 others hurt in a blast at a wedding. the wedding took place on a street-- which is a common
as of now...no group has claimed responsibility. but overnight turkey's president blamed isis for the attack. campaign office - v donald trump's campaign has some young blood among his leadership staff in colorado. when we say "young", we're talking 12-years-old... meet weston imer -- a field coordinator for trump's campaign. his mom is an official field coordinator, but she hopes giving her son so much responsibility teaches other parents --- democrat or republican. (weston co-chair, jefferson county): "get involved! that's what i'm gonna say. get involved, kids needs to be educated." butt to (laurel imer, weston imer's mother): "you have the responsibility to your parents to teach them." weston is hoping to continue his role until school starts in september. the republican presidential nominee makes another attempt to remedy his less than favorable poll numbers among black voters... and does so by pointing the blame at the democratic party.
nominee) "i'm asking for the vote of every single african-american citizen in this country who wants to see a better future." donald trump's latest plea to black voters came during a campaign rally in dimondale, michigan friday - to a predominantly white audience. trump accused democrats of taking black voters for granted.. the business mogul even declared that no other group of americans have been harmed by hillary clinton's policies more than the black community. (donald trup nominee) "look how much african- american communities are suffering under democratic control. to those i say the following. what do you have to lose?" clinton's campaign released a statement in response to trump's question stating.. african-americans have everything to lose.. voting for a man who questioned president obama's citizenship and courts white supremacists. and according to a recent poll of 'black voters' choice for president'..
of trump..91 percent to just 1 percent. trump, however, predicts he can dramatically change those figures after his first term in office. (donald trump/ (r) presidential nominee) "and at the end of four years, i guarantee you that i will get over 95 percent of the african-american vote. i promise you." i'm steve nannes reporting. on the democratic side -- hillary clinton -- is heading to a fundraiser today in pop-icon cher is scheduled to headline the event. she spent the day yesterday at another fundraiser in nantucket, massachusets. the private event -- reportedly cost as much as 27-thousand dollars to attend. "hey hey, ho, ho, donald trump has got to go." demonstrators protest outside a private fund-raiser for donald trump friday night in minneapolis.
since throwing his hat in the race. some who attended the fundraiser claimed they were pushed... even spat on.... as they tried to leave. a jailer -- is attacked by an inmate. the violence -- caught on camera. as the punches fly -- an unlikely person comes to the jailer's aid. plus -- this morning we are getting a tour of the most famous house in cuba and meeting a man who has been taking care of it. you're watching 13 action news, where you get breaking news
officer... then charges ...picking him up... and slamming him to the ground. the jailer calls for back up... but the fight continues. but then a second inmate steps into the picture. together -- they get the attacker to the ground just as backup arrives. so many americans are planning a trip to cuba... one famous face just got
the beaches... instead to save a piece of american history... right in havana. abc's ron claiborne takes us there. nats walking around the most famous house in cuba - ernest hemingway's house - is a journey into the past for the past 10 years, bob vila has been helping to save this old house outside of havana? vila: "all of the windows needed to be replaced. where hemingway lived from 1940 to 1960?.even wrote some of his most famous work?like "for whom the bell tolls." vila: "his papers -- 9,000 -- his photo albums, his correspondence, everything was in this house" rc standup: ernest hemingway left cuba in 1960 fully intending to return and resume living here with his wife mary? ?. but he died before he could come back vila: "six years ago, it was just cracks and failing plaster and stuff. very bad condition." nats--- from show "hi, i'm bob vila?" vila is known to millions from his television show on which he dispensed advice to viewers
natsot/workers working at hemingway property the team of american experts and cuban workers has been refurbishing the main hemingway house ? and building a repository for some of the treasures found inside -- including volumes of personal letters that were discovered moldering in a basement. natsot/leading tour "this is the plaza vieja, the oldest square in havana." for vila, this project is personal?he's cuban-american, born in miami to cuban parents. his father and mother left after fidel castro took power? vila: "it was i think a big refurbish its look and save priceless american literary treasures? to make it feel once again like the home where he lived and created great american literature on cuban soil. ron claiborne, abc news havana. time now is xxxx. even the best of us can get star struck when meeting our celebrity crush -- that's what
store for wednesday and thursday. another system will start to push in and bring breezy winds to the area thursday and friday. the system will bring some milder air in with it, dropping high temps back to around 100 for friday and next saturday. a pacific storm system will pass to our south and as it does it will drag in cloud cover and
push in and bring breezy winds to the area thursday and friday. the system will bring some milder air in with it, dropping kiss olympic gymnast simone biles flipped over meeting the man of her dreams, her lifelong crush, actor zac efron. come true. olympic gymnast simone biles flipped over meeting the man of her dreams, her lifelong crush, actor zac efron. jeanne moos reports on a dream come true. --reporter pkg-as follows-- just because she crushes the gorgeous? that why you like him? yes (laughter)." 19-year efron... (nat sound) a kiss that inspired this floor performance. simone had famously tweeted about her crush.
problems." ellen teased her months ago... ("ellen") "so i got you something to wear at the olympics." a leotard with zac's face all over it. (jeanne moos/cnn national correspondent) "actually simone has been kissing zac on a regular basis since christmas of 2014." that's when she received this lifesize cutout of efron that she keeps in her bedroom. (simone and reporter) "sometimes i used to kiss i you'd come in and give him a little kiss? yes. you realize that's a little strange? yes." instead of her cutout, simone got the real zac when nbc flew him down to rio, hid him as he watched simone's performance... (nat sound) then had him surprise the gymnastics team... (nat sound) and zac seemed honored to meet them. (zac efron/actor) "their story just blew my mind." he kissed simone multiple times... (zac and simone) "tell me when it's going. it's going.
pronouncing herself on cloud 9. she may not have needed a lift but she got one. "just call me mrs. efron already" tweeted simone. replied a fan, "no honey, we'll call him mr. biles!!!" simone's gymnast boyfriend jokingly instagrammed at zac "i saw her first." simone biles won four gold medals... (nat sound) and there was only one zac efron. which would she rather kiss? both.
the colorful cake took two weeks to create and weighs about 150 pounds. and here is a live look at the smithsonian's panda cam...where you can see the pandas playing around there. clinton fundraiser - v leonardo dicaprio is dropping out of hosting an upcoming fundraiser for hillary clinton. but according to a source with knowledge of the event, he asked justin timberlake and his wife jessica biel to take over.
at their home in the hollywood hills on tuesday. dicaprio had to cancel because of scheduling conflict. superheroes of all shapes and sizes -- fly in-to springs preserve this weekend! everyone gets in free today! there'll be superhero-themed movies -- wonder-woman story time -- and even a captain-america magic show. kids can make even their own masks -- and enjoy some free ice-cream. you can check out all of the today.. just download our free 13 action news mobile app. where you'll get the latest weather updates, breaking news alerts and more. time now is xxx right now.. we are working on all- right including -- firefighters closing in on the blue cut fire that at one point threatened thousands in california... and even shut down the 15! how much progress fire officials have made. this and all of today's headlines -- straight ahead at six.
apartment complex...and now the killer is on the run. and squatters at it again -- burning down one more house in the valley...for the second time this year! but first-- one person is fighting for their life after a overnight. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is ... thank you for waking up with us! let's get your morning started with a check of your first alert forecast with dan bronis. good morning dan! ((ad-lib)) a pacific storm system will pass to our south and as it does it will drag in cloud cover and moisture. expect chances for rain with this system through monday. high temps will hover around 100 through tuesday. some days could even drop to the upper 90s.