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missing after the crash has been found! plus -- a local roberto's has been robbed overnight...for the third time in a row! and --- president obama is in louisiana right now. what he's saying to the people living in a flood-devastated area. but first -- late breaking -- a motorcyclist is dead after this crash on the 15 at the "d" street off ramp. this happened around noon. we're told an suv slammed into that motorcyclist killing him instantly. th suburban had minor injuries. right now it's not clear who was at fault. take a look at this! another reminder to not attempt driving during sevre weather... chopper 13 fast and first over sahara and lindell this morning where the roads were flooded. this car got stuck in the water, but the driver was able to get out. flooding was bad enough to shut down a business... only 13 action news reporter parker collins spoke with an employee who saw all the
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6:50:26 signs are everywhere saying this restaurant is closed no wonder you can see this is the front entrance a ton of mud even standing water hits after the rain the parking lot looking more like a lake and this is good after that rain we had a reporter out here live last night that water came up to his knees. take sot dan rathunde, flooded station clerk 4:14:30-4:14:39 "wet... the water was just incredible just every where you look it's just finally starting to go down but it was bad." 6:52:27- this point but it will take time and money to get this the system that brought us all the shower activity yesterday is now to our east, but we could still see isolated t-storms tonight on the back end of this system, primarily in the mountains. it looks like the best chances 100s. thursday, another system will drop in from the north which will bring a little cool-down back to the upper 90s on friday and saturday. the system will also drag in
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through at least saturday. chances for rain with this system will start in the mountains on thursday, then come into the valley for friday and saturday. chances will be slight. we'll be back at 100 that day then 102 on monday and 103 tuesday with the return of sunny skies. now to a 13 action news update...we're happy to tell you about. a golden retriver that had gone missing after her owner got in has been found. this is video of nala this morning.. it was posted on the bring nala home facebook page. you can see, she appears to be in good shape. nala had been missing since last wednesday... when her owner flipped his s-u-v going to visit his mom who is dying of bone cancer. right now police are searching for three men accused of robbing a robertos on the west side of town overnight... this is the third time this location has been held up....once in june and in july.
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into the restaurant near rainbow and charleston just before 1 this morning. they demanded money and got away with a cash box. police believe this may be connected to some other robertos robberies. also right now a person is recovering after being shot on the east side of town. it happened near wingwam and gilespie last night. we're told the victim was taken to u-m-c with serious injuries. police have not said if a suspect was taken into custody, but they are still investigating. obama is in baton rouge louisiana...touring the flooded areas. "i come here, first and we are heartbroken by the loss of life. there are also people who are still desperately trying to track down friends and family. we're gonna keep helping them every way that we can." many criticized the president for not going to baton rouge fast
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the recovery efforts. britney spears, stepping in to help louisiana... the las vegas strip headliner has teamed up with american red cross and crowd funding website 'crowdrise' to raffle off the outfit she'll wear at the upcoming mtv vma's. the money raised will go to those affected by flood victims. every 10-dollar donation is a chance to win the outfit or a trip to nyc to meet the star in person. happening right now-- police in north las vegas want you to three guys. they're accused of robbing a pharmacy near ann and simmons last tuesday. detectives believe at least one of them was armed. they fled the scene in a dark 4- door sedan. no one was injured during the hold up. an update on the british man accused of trying to kill donald trump here in las vegas. the mother of michael sandford is due in court to ask a federal judge to let her visit her son. sandford's mother says she's
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and believes he would benefit from seeing her. his trial begins in october. a new report from the tsa this afternoon shows. just how many people keep trying to bring guns on the planes! it's been a record-breaking week for the agents. plus -- a new jaw-dropping federal report claims your tax payer money was wasted on helmets that put lives of our soldiers in danger! remember chopper 13 is brining you breaking news fast and first. and a look at today's closing numbers.. the dow up 17.99 points, closing at 18-547
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the justice department's inspector general. taxpayers spent 19 million dollars on those helmets. they were made by prisoners at a texas prison -- contracted by the government. the report finds in 20-10 inspectors discovered major defects with the helmets including serious ballistic failures, deformities and
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manufacturers of pre-selecting helmest for inspection as well as instructing inmates to forge documents to make it appear that the helmest passed inspection. right now police in texas are looking for some very organized criminals who nearly cleaned out a car dealership. officers say early sunday morning the thieves jumped the rear fence on the car lot. then they cut the lights, and opened the gate so their truck could get in. after that.. they went car to car stealing their rims and tires and surveillance video shows them there for nearly 4 hours. police believe they might be part of a professional crime ring, targeting car dealerships around the state. this is a bizarre story --a man has been rescued after being stuck between two buildings. police say the man met a woman at a nearby establishment... took her onto a rooftop... and tried to impress her by jumping from one building to the other. he didn't make it... and ended up wedged between the two buildings. it took four hours to remove
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the las vegas strip! dancing with the stars and america's next top model champion...nyle dimarco.....the latest celebrity host of th popular las vegas male revue show. i sat down with the model, actor, deaf activist this morning to unveil why he's taken on this new role. nyle dimarco talks with megan telles watch nyle dimarco on stage at rio las vegas...september 22 thru october 16th. new at 3 -- more and more people apparently forget to leave their guns at home when heading to the airport. the t-s-a confiscated a record-breaking number of guns from airports around the nation. in just one week-- agents found 81-guns from people trying to board planes. 70 of them were loaded... 31 had a round in the chamber. officials say they also confiscated swords...
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searches. with missing spacecraft - v new today -- after two years of silence...nasa has re-established contact with its long lost spacecraft, stereo-b communications were lost in october 2014 during a test of one of its timers. now that contact has been restored....nasa says the 'stereo' team will continue monitoring the spacecraft to see what kind of state it's in.. the spacecraft's mission is to monitor the flow of energy and matter from the sun to earth. a man breaks into a ho gun out and ready. it was all caught on camera. but police say this wasn't the first house he hit. during the other break-in.. there was a woman home. plus -- what do you do to get a broken down chopper o ff the roof? call the craine....but what if that craine breaks down as well? this story coming up.
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fires in washington state. crews say the 35-mile per hour wind gusts are fueling the flames, and making it harder for them to get the upper hand. hundreds of homes are being evacuated, and officials say their resources are being stretched thin. sot - jeff sevigney / washington state police / "everybody shares. and you do the best you can with what you got." at least 10 homes are lost in one of the fires burning near spokane, and fire officials say they still have a long way to go before the flames are good news for firefighters battling the blue cut wildfire near the cajon pass. the fire is now 96-percent contained, and all of the evacuation orders have been lifted. more than 100 homes were destroyed by the flames... which charred through about 37 thousand acres. the local united way started a relief fund for fire victims... and they kickstarted the account with a 100- thousand dollar donation to help those families. some of the unsung heroes during this tragedy have been an elite group of firefighters
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reach remote locations.. then start building fire lines to keep the flames from spreading. they bring enough food.. water and tools to survive for days. it's an extremely dangerous job that pays 15-dollars an hour. let's go to 13 first alert chief meteorologist bryan scofield. the system that brought us all the shower activity yesterday is now to our east, but we could still on the back end of this system, primarily in the mountains. it looks like the best chances for storms tonight in the valley will be after 7pm. tomorrow and thursday we'll see temps warm back to the low 100s. thursday, another system will drop in from the north which will bring a little
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the system will also drag in additional moisture back into the area which will linger through at least saturday. chances for rain with this system will start in the mountains on thursday, then come into the valley for friday and saturday. chances will be slight. also, expect breezy winds with this system on thursday and friday. the system m we'll be back at 100 that day then 102 on monday and 103 tuesday with the return of sunny skies. end of this system, primarily in the mountains. it looks like the best chances for storms tonight in the valley will be after 7pm.
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100s. thursday, another system will drop in from the north which will bring a little here you see this man with an the atlanta home. the burglary was all captured on a nanny cam. the homeowners say the man rang the doorbell 8 times before going inside and ransacking the place. just about an hour earlier, police believe he broke into another house... but this time there was a woman home. he said lay down on your face in the pillow. and that's when i thought he's
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the woman says he got in through her kitchen door which wasn't locked. and he took thousands of dollars worth of stuff. take a look at this -- a helicopter broke down and got stuck on a children's hospital roof! this happened in aurora, colorado. officials say it's a medical chopper and it stopped working sunday night after dropping off a patient. crews only brought in a crane yesteday to lift the chopper off the roof...but that crane try again today to remove both the chopper and the crane. a shoe store owner in washington is cleaning up after a dangerously close call.. take a look at this surveillance video. you can see a car crashing into the store with workers and customers inside. the owner, althea schlumpf, says the woman behind the wheel is a customer. she was trying to park..but hit the gas instead of the break. 11:05 we've had a lot of interesting things but never this haha 07 so but nobody's
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the receptionist suffered a small cut to her leg, but thankfully, nobody was seriously hurt. she's known for dating two successful people...one in the music world and one in the world of sports... but...she's sitting down and telling all - including the time bruce jenner first told her he wanted to tranisition.... you're watching 13 action news, where you get breaking news fast and first. stay with us.
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all....even the time when they were together...and caitlyn first told her she wanted to live the life of a woman.... abc's chris connelly...has the story..... linda thompson / author, "a little thing called life": "ladies and gentlemen, elvis presley and bruce jenner have left the building." ah, but she's here -- linda thompson's vividly candid memoir a little thing called life -- chronicling with empathy & deep feeling her intimate times with little thing called life": "i
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but when i first met her she was in a bruce jenner body. he was-just an incredible person. still is. and i have since said to her "you know you gotta give yourself credit. you know, you kicked manhood's butt." wed in '81, by 85, they were raising sons brandon and brody here in malibu. linda thompson / author, "a little thing called life": "my happiness was complete until that day when bro months old and brandon was just about 3 ? and my remarkable husband came to me one day and said, "i need to tell you something about myself." linda feared it was an affair. it proved more consequential than that. linda thompson / author, "a little thing called life": "and he said, "i identify as a woman." those words-- excuse me? what does that even mean, you identify as a woman? he said, "i am a woman. // i would like to become
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inside." it was earth-shattering. it was devastating. people can't understand: "you must've had some kind of idea." no, nunca, nada, never, nothing." linda says therapy sessions along with jenner would bring her greater linda thompson / author, "a little thing called life": "my deeper compassion went to bruce. for her to have felt so trapped in the wrong body, it broke my heart to think that he that he new york." linda thompson / thing called life": "yes. i was trying to understand this thing called transgender and when bruce said, "come to new york and be with your husband," husband was the word i was looking for. so i went to new york, knocked unprepared for who she says she saw: caitlyn. linda thompson / author, "a little thing called life": "i just crumbled. i think i even fell down in the hall. i just went, "oh, oh, no, no." and i just started crying.
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important that you see who i authentically am." and not until that moment, i guess, did it sink into my psyche that that truly was who caitlyn felt that she was. and i had to respect that and honor that and move on with my chris connelly / abc news: "and you can't even remember the movie?" linda thompson / author, "a little thing called life": "no. would you be able to if elvis presley were sitting next to you? macking on you?" 24/7, linda was his lover, confidant, years linda thompson / author, "a little thing called life": "my son brody, when he was old enough, you know, to fully grasp the impact of my having lived with elvis presley. // he said, "mom! you know, he's the original pimp daddy!" right now we are working on all-new stories for 13 action news live at 3-30...
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obama's visit to louisiana....what he promised to the flood-torn region. plus -- here at home -- several agencies are now looking into the tragic deadly incident at tivoli village...trying to figure out what went wrong. we'll be right back. right now on 13 action news live at 3:30..
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police across the valley are after a dangerous purse-snatching gunman. plus -- in the race for the white house -- donald trump going after minority voters and clinton dealing with more email controversy. and.. president obama tours the devastation caused by historic flooding in baton rouge, louisiana. thank you for joining us -- i'm megan telles. and i'm steve wolford. we begin with the latest on the severe weather that moved across the valley last night.. and if we might see more of the same t let's go to 13-first alert chief meteorologist bryan scofield in the weather center. bryan. the system that brought us all the shower activity yesterday is now to our east, but we could still see isolated t-storms tonight on the back valley will be after 7pm. tomorrow and thursday we'll see temps warm back to the low 100s. thursday, another system will drop in from the north which will bring a little cool-down the area which will linger through at least saturday. chances for rain with this system will start in the also, expect breezy winds with this system on thursday and friday. the system moves on sunday and

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