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tv   Action News 5pm  ABC  August 28, 2016 5:00pm-5:31pm PDT

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we begin tonight -- with a series of frightening events -- at lake mead. a 63-year-old woman is dead -- after snorkeling in the overton arm of lake mead. emergency crews -- tried to revive her -- with no luck. she was not wearing a life vest. we're also learning -- a 48- year-old man from florida -- dies while scuba-diving. officials tell us -- they received reports -- the man surfaced from the dive -- unconscious -- around 1-30 yesterday. and two people -- injured this afternoon -- in a personal-watercraft accident at it happened just before one. investigators are working to figure out what happened. and at lake mohave -- two people are injured in a tubing accident-- near katherine landing. police tell us a rope snapped. this is viewer video-- of a helicopter taking off to rescue them. the man and woman were taken to university medical center -- with serious injuries. they are expected to live. a man is is dead -- after a car plows into him -- as he runs across a busy freeway.
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happened. 13 action news reporter -- david schuman -- has the latest. police say that man was killed while attempting to cross the i-15 near the las vegas strip. you can see from our freeway cameras just how far traffic was backed up after the crash. it happened just before 8 this morning at flamingo...and the southbound i-15 was shut down more than three hours. police say he was running across the freeway from east to west. the man was pronounced dead at the scene. the woman driving the car that hit him was taken to the david schuman...13 action news. a 13 action news update. we now know the name of a young man -- gunned down in north las vegas. this evening -- the coroners office -- identifying the victim -- as 19- year-old kenneth boykin junior. police say -- whoever pulled the trigger -- is still on the loose right now. boykin was shot and killed -- yesterday -- near commerce and carey. investigators don't believe this was a random shooting.
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this time -- near pecos and north las vegas boulevard. it happened just before midnight last night. police -- finding a 31-year- old man -- suffering from gunshot wounds. he died at the hospital. if you have any information -- call police right away. we're also learning the name of a man -- a state trooper killed -- during a wild shootout. chopper 13 -- fast and first over that scene. 41-year-old matthew gibbon -- was shot and killed by the trooper. nevada highway patrol says -- it began as a tr near boulder station. but -- they say -- gibbon jumped out of his car -- and took off. the trooper -- chasing after him -- the two men firing at each other. as luck would have it -- the trooper's badge -- dfelected one of the bullets -- possibly saving his life. fire forces five people onto the street -- and takes the life of a family pet. the flames -- breaking out around 8 this morning -- at a home near alta and valley view. firefighters got the people out to safety. unfortunately -- a small dog didn't make it.
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but will this nice weather last? let's send it over to 13-first- alert meteorologist -- karla huelga. high pressure will be in control of the forecast for the first part of the week which will mean drier conditions and above average temps. expect a high of 103 tomorrow and 105 on tuesday with mainly sunny skies both days. wednesday will still be hot with a high of 104, but we'll start to see more cloud cover and rising humidity far ahead of a pacific system that will bring changes to the weather pattern.
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and mesquite. police say -- the driver was thrown from the s-u-v. he was pronounced dead at the scene. the cause of the crash -- is unknown. fire guts an an apartment -- leaving a family of four without a home. it happened early this morning -- near pecos and cheyenne. the red cross is helping out. the cause of the fire -- is under investigation. a man is recovering tonight -- after he's shot -- right in and now -- thetrigger-man -- is on the run. the gunfire -- breaking out just after 1-30 this morning. police -- swarming the strip. they tell us -- two men began arguing -- in front of the miracle mile shops. one of the men -- pulled out a gun -- and shot the other. that victim is in the hospital. he's expected to be ok. major developments -- in the murder of n-b-a star -- dwyane wade's cousin. police --arresting these two men. the superintendent -- taking
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the city -- and how he hopes this tragedy -- will bring much-needed change. abc's -- eva pilgrim -- is in chicago with more. no holding back - sot - eddie t. johnson / chicago police superintendent "we need to put them in jail and keep them there!" the chicago police superintendent expressing frustration - even as he announces success? the arrests of two men in the murder of nykea aldridge? the cousin of n-b-a superstar dwyane wade. sot - eddie t. johnson / chicago police superintendent "she wasn't aware that her short life would stand as an example of what is justice system here in chicago." the 32-year-old mother of four - was pushing her newborn baby in a stroller - just returning from her death shining a spotlight on a growing problem in chicago? where murders are up a staggering 48- percent? nearly all caused by handguns. sot - eddie t. johnson / chicago police superintendent "chicago has recovered an illegal handgun every hour of the year 2016 -
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and ny combined. it's not cause we're better than them? it's because of the proliferation of guns on the streets of chicago." the men now charged in adlridge's murder - brothers?. 26-year-old darwin and 22-year-old derren sorrells. both have lengthy criminal backgrounds? both documented gang members? and both recently released from time behind bars. police say the brothers targeted a man working as a driver in the area - when they opened fire on him - the bullets hit aldridge. sot - eddie t. member - it's noteworthy because these two offenders are the prime example of the problem we face here in chicago don't care who they shoot? don't care whose life they take." nats - the wade families holding a prayer vigil on the hoping aldridge's death - and these new arrests will turn a no weapon have not recoverd a murder weapon. but -- they say -- there is video of the incident -- and the intended target -- is cooperating. a terrifying carjacking --
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police are looking for the people who robbed a gas station. take a look at this surveillance video. a man points a high-powered rifle at the victim. police documents say -- when the victim opened his driver's door -- a man with dreadlocks -- got out of the car parked next to him. the victim laid on the ground. the robber took his money -- phone and keys to the car -- then drove away with his accomplice. your voice -- your vote -- in the race to the white house... critics are blasting donald trump's -- ever-c this -- after the business mogul -- hints at softening his policies. but during a fundraiser this weekend -- trump's stance -- anything but soft. kim hutcherson reports. (donald trump / (r) presidential nominee) "the first thing i'm going to do, the first piece of paper that i'm going to sign is we're going to get rid of these people day one." donald trump returned to a common theme in his campaign saturday .... as he headlined an annual fundraiser in des moines, iowa. this time it came with a twist.
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presidential nominee) "on day one i'm going to begin swiftly removing criminal illegal immigrants from this country (cheering). the republican presidential nominee also promised to introduce a monitoring system to ensure no one overstays their visas.. and would immediately deport any illegal immigrants with criminal records in the u.s. (donald trump / (r) presidential nominee) "including removing the hundreds of thousands of that have been released butt sot under the incompetent obama/clinton administration (cheering). trump's speech comes a week after he said there could be a "softening" of his immigration policies. his runningmate, however, says that was never the case. (mike pence / (r) vice-presidential nominee) "let's be very clear - nothing has changed about donald trump's position on dealing with illegal immigration.. butt sot.. we're gonna secure the border, we're gonna build a wall, have a physical barrier, we're gonna enforce the laws of this country." i'm kim hutcherson
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southern nevada. it's near m-l-k and alexander -- in north las vegas. this is the clinton campaign's twelfth office here in nevada. this comes --just days after hillary clinton gives a speech in reno. she highlighted donald trump -- and his advisors' embrace -- of a so- called hate movement. subs for a cause. jersey mike's subs may be the place to go -- if your stomach is growling. they're giving away one free sub -- for every two-dollar donation --to the children's heart foundation. you hav head over to the shop -- near rainbow and lake mead -- or the one near fort apache and flamingo. an elderly woman -- pepper-sprayed -- in the face -- by a person sworn -- to protect and serve. and that's not all. what provoked the police -- to go into the home -- to attack the woman... and everybody may be working for the weekend. but for some workers --that weekend may come a bit sooner. we'll tell you -- about a plan to make the work-week -- a little bit shorter.
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report of a man -- involved in some sort of a confrontation
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got off the train -- jumped onto the tracks -- and began running. ortiz chased after him. but then the man did something strange. he laid on the tracks -- refusing to budge. the officer grabbed him -- wrestling with him -- before pulling him off tracks. seconds later -- train rumbles over the area -- where that man had been lying. henderson police are investigating a deadly crash -- near warm springs and eastgate. 13 action news -- fast and first to the scene. police say -- a car and a moped crashed around nine last nigh warm springs at boulder highway-- and warm springs at eastgate -- were closed -- but are back open now. an investigaton continues tonight -- after police in oklahoma -- pepper spray an 84-year-old woman. this -- happening as they arrested her son -- at a home in muskogee last week. as eddie randle reports -- police -- are releasing a body cam video -- of the incident. natsot: "turn around and face that way now or i'll spray you!" an 84-year-old woman
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people around town talking. police say this all started while they searched for the woman's son. police say he ran a stop sign then refused to stop - then darted into this home. police say after asking him to come out, but the man refused. so they went in. natsot: kicks in door you can hear police yell for the man to come towards them - before they tase him. natsot: "come here! i'm gonna tase you. do it now." then taser shot. then out comes his 84-year-old mother, geneva smith (name confirmed), who police command to turn around. we counted and about 40 seconds after the command, they pepper-spray her and then she goes down. we talked to her last week and on friday we reviewed the video with assistant city attorney and sat down with the chief of police rex eskridge, who says the department is working to resolve the situation. (chief rex eskridge, muskogee police): "this is a very important issue, there is a lot of misinformation out there, there is a lot of prejudgment going on, there is a lot of concern." for that reason he
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video - to be transparent by building on the positive (chief rex eskridge, muskogee police): "videos can't give you the full sense of what happened, but at the same time they do either validate or expose any warts that you might have." fan outrage continues -- after one nfl player refuses to stand during the national anthem we've bleeped out strong language in this video. this is the jersey -- of san francisco forty-niners quarterback -- colin kaepernick. he sat out the national anthem -- in protest at a pre-season game this weekend. he says he couldn't honor a country -- that "oppresses black people -- and people of color." fans across the nation -- reacting -- in both support -- and anger. and breaking news from colin kaepernick... it seems the fan backlash -- doesn't bother him.
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during the national anthem -- until african american people -- are no longer oppressed. we all have a "t-g-i-f" moment on our last day of the work-week. well -- one company is making that weekend longer. the washington post reports -- amazon will test out a 30-hour work week. it's a pilot program. a small team will work a shorter week. instead of the nine-to-five -- monday through friday -- a few dozen people -- will work monday thru thursday -- and only from 10 a-m to 2 p- m. makeup the rest of the hours. in flood-ravaged louisiana -- people are trying to figure out -- what to salvage from their homes. the flood water -- damaging more than 90-percent of the homes in denham springs. many -- have no flood insurance. people who live there -- year or more -- before fema can help them -- rebuild homes in the area. high pressure will be in control of the forecast for
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conditions and above average temps. expect a high of 103 tomorrow and 105 on tuesday with mainly sunny skies both days. wednesday will still be hot bring changes to the weather pattern. we could start to see a chance for showers as early as wednesday afternoon. the slight chances will continue on thursday and high temps will drop a bit to 101 with partly cloudy skies. as the system passes near the another system will follow closely behind, which will keep us breezy for the weekend and continue to shave a few degrees off high temps with a high of 99 saturday and 98 and 105 on tuesday with mainly sunny skies both days. wednesday will still be hot with a high of 104, but we'll start to see more cloud cover and rising humidity far ahead of a pacific system that will bring changes to the weather pattern. we could start to see a chance for showers as early as wednesday afternoon. the slight chances will continue on thursday and high temps will drop a bit to 101 with partly cloudy skies. as the system passes near the area, the winds will pick up on friday and the temps will
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100. another system will follow closely behind, which will keep us breezy for the weekend and continue to shave a few degrees off high temps with a high of 99 saturday and 98 sunday. expect a high of 103 tomorrow and 105 on tuesday with mainly sunny skies both days. wednesday will still be hot with a high of 104, but we'll start to see more cloud cover and rising humidity far ahead of a pacific system that will pattern. we could start to see a chance for showers as early as wednesday afternoon. the slight chances will continue on thursday and high temps will drop a bit to 101 with partly cloudy skies. as the system passes near the area, the winds will pick up on friday and the temps will once again drop slightly to 100. another system will follow closely behind, which will keep us breezy for the weekend and continue to shave a few degrees off high temps with a high of 99 saturday and 98
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expect a high of 103 tomorrow and 105 on tuesday with mainly sunny skies both days. wednesday will still be hot with a high of 104, but we'll start to see more cloud cover and rising humidity far ahead of a pacific system that will bring changes to the weather pattern. we could start to see a chance for showers as early as wednesday afternoon. goodbye to your weekend-- and before you send the kids back to school. we'll show you -- the top films you may want to see.
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twitter -- he'll make a major speech on illegal immigration next week. he says that speech will happen on wednesday in arizona. trump also says -- he is expecting big crowds for that looking for a bigger venue to give that speech. have you seen this guy? metro is still looking for him. police say -- he robbed a business on tropicana -- earlier this month. investigators tell us -- he stormed in -- demanded money and ran away. take a close look -- you can see he's wearing a distinctive unlv hat. if you know who he is -- call metro. it's the last night -- before the first day -- of the school year. and -- the first public school in las vegas -- gets a
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will now serve as an office and meeting space. senator harry reid -- attending the unveiling yesterday. now-- here's some history for you. westside first opened in 1923 -- with only four classrooms -- as a branch of the las vegas grammar school . it closed in the 60's. the city and other agencies -- are paying the upgrade. parents and students -- hustling to get ready for the fisrt day of class -- at a back-to-school event in downtown summerlin yesterday parents looking to get everything -- from info on bus routes -- to vaccines for their kids. and this year -- clark county schools -- are getting creative with their food service 213507 kids complain about food all the time because it has to be so healthy with federal guidlelines.213510 parents and students took a survey. the school district -- hoping to find that perfect balance. don't forget -- 13 action news -- is your back-to-school station! we're amping up our coverage monday -- with more crews out on the streets. we'll have all the back-to-school traffic
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your kids to class on time. that's tomorrow -- on "good morning las vegas" -- starting at 4:30 a- m. and to help you get ready for the big day.... check out our back-to-school section on our website -- at ktnv dot com. "don't breathe" -- leaves moviegoers breathless this weekend -- dethroning "suicide squad" for the number-one spot at the box-office. the horror flick -- expected to pull off a surprise win -- raking in more than 26-million dollars. "suicide squad" -- slipping to number two, making about12-million since it sat at number one -- since its release earlier this month. the animated tale -- "kubo and the two strings" -- is expected to come in third -- pulling in close to eight- million dollars. and here's a look at what's coming up -- in tonight's
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at 7 -- it's "we day." at 8 -- its celebrity family feud. at 9 -- catch the 100-thousand dollar pyramid. at 10 -- its the match game. and at 11 -- join us back here -- for 13 action news. that's our news for now. stay with us -- for abc's world news -- up next. thanks for joining us. and remember -- we are always on -- at ktnv.com -- and our ktnv mobi we'll be back -- for action news -- live at 6. < > good evening.
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welcome to "world news tonight." outrage in chicago. two brothers charged with gunning down the cousin of an nba superstar. one just released from jail, still wearing an ankle monitoring bracelet. tonight, the emotional plea from the city's top cop. >> when will enough be enough? a pair of united airline pilots arrested just moments before takeoff. fly. plus, investigators on the scene of that emergency landing for a southwest flight. a piece of the engine ripped right off. the charter bus crash that left a fire chief dead. the mangled wreckage. and now, the shocking discovery about who was behind the wheel of that bus. the desperate call to 911. and the frustrated dispatcher on the other end. >> what did he look like?

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