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of the street... when police say....the grandma ran for her life... thats when francis allegedly beat her... before ....the first shot. (sot) 30 seconds later, i heard another gunshot. (track) the woman in her 80s was shot in the head... witnesses recount how heroic neighbors jumped into action sot one of them grab the shotgun and the other grabbed his hand gun (butted) sot they were definitely the right people to be there at the right sot)(cleaning street) water...swish. (track) the same loving neighbors who the next day cleaned the street trying to erase the terror ...just hours before. (sot) i just thought that they were a nice loving family all living under the same roof.> so who was living in the home? how could something like this have happened. coming up at six...we answer that question. plus a longtime frend of the victim speaks out exclusively, mahsa saeidi, 13 action news. this just in...metro police
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a one-year-old boy. this is 23-year-old amonte taylor. he's been booked into the clark county detention center, charged with one count of child abuse resulting in substantial bodily harm. investigators say officers were called to a home where taylor and the child were last week. the report says officers found the child with serious burns to his hand and wrist--so serious they required surgery. taylor told police he was babysitting the boy while the child's mother was out. investigators said they do not believe the burns wer accidental. a despicable crime of animal cruelty!!!! "hanging an animal to death is unspeakable. it's not to be tolerated in this community." and now.... animal activists are getting involved..... to help police..... catch the person.... who did it!!! 13 action news reporter.... david schuman tells us why.... police are worried.... that people..... could be next! metro needs your help. our help. in a neighborhood near alta and
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08:00:11 robert sigal, metro "this is obviously a heinous case because this cat was captured by an individual, taken into a yard, and viciously killed." butt with 08:00:21 "we believe this cat was alive when he was hung and suffered greatly during this put on the air. so without getting into too much detail, and i'm just using this fence as an example, the cat was vertically tied to a pole just like this one." the concern for police is if they never find the suspect...the crimes could escalate. 08:01:37 sigal "they're going to become the people that they're going to become the people that commit homicides." person. stop that." animal activists are offering a one- thousand dollar reward to anyone with information to help catch the suspect. 07:54:23 kristen corral, nevada political action for animals "animals is something that's near and dear to everyone's heart." 07:56:43 mark manendo "people have had it with this kind of behavior." near alta pictures.....
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o but please.... use discretion before viewing this. investigators want to know..... if anyone knows.... who the cat belonged to. if you know anything.... about who did this.... please call crimestoppers.... at 702-385-5555. gop presidential candidate donald trump is campaigning hard across nevada today. that included a rally today at the henderson pavillion that drew a crowd of about 7-thousand people. trump praised his running mate.. mike pence.. for a strong performance in last night's vice-presidential debate.. and touched on his own (donald trump/(r) presidential nominee) in our fabulous fabulous state that we all love. this is a special state. certainly spent a lot of money on this state if it's not. and we have right down the road a very successful hotel, trump international, and it's been great. tonight.. trump will be up north for a rally at the reno-sparks convention center. 13 action news political analyst jon ralston is here now with more trump's nevada blitz with election day less than 5-weeks away. ----the crowd of about 7,000
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performance. there were several chants of "build that wall" and "lock her up." trump was on the teleprompter but he frequently strayed. he is addicted to ad libs. ----trump came to a place he knew would be friendly: green valley, which is mostly white and quite republican. but in between his usual emails, clinton and her foreign policy, clinton and obamacare,trump urged people to register to vote. his rallies now actually have people registering voters, which he did not have in earlier days. ----trump's appearances in henderson and later in the day in reno signal how important nevada could be. the state is very close in all polls. trump also visited a christian school and a mexican restaurant to meet with hispanics. a teleprompter.
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they'll make a politician out of him yet. protesters turned out..... for today's trump appearance!!! donald donald you can't hide, we can see your sexist side women at the protest... dressed like... beauty queens... in support of a former miss universe... who was slammed by trump... as being overweight. maria teresa liebermann/deputy director, battle born progress: he really doesn't respect women, and that means he doesn't respect people at all, rally..... seemed unphased... going as far as.... to take selfies... with some of the protestors. before the big rally in henderson... trump held a smaller meeting...... at a church and school.... in las vegas. the presidential candidate stopped..... at "the international church of las vegas".... near summerlin. he talked about his support for school choice.... and.... met with the pastor... who says..... he was initially on the dr. ben carson.....
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pastor goulet: when he endorsed donald trump, i thought i dont know about this, i dont know about this... but to meet him today, but to you'll hear...... how the pastor managed to score the big visit.... from trump. and... meet some lucky elementary school.... who got to meet trump.... one on one. while hillary clinton is in washington d.c. preparing for the next presidential debate.. her family hit te trail today. chelsea clinton held a rally in iowa while former president bill clinton was in the buckeye state to talk about the economy. bill clinton: but it is not gonna happen if we vote to continue gridlock and divisive politics and putting each other down and all that kinda stuff. ohio's voter registration deadline is only 6-days away.. october 11th.. followed by the start of early voting on october 12th. governor brian sandoval announcing today.....
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session.... next week. among the topics to be discussed... public funding for an n-f-l stadium..... here in las vegas..... that could be.... home to "the raiders". the governor will also call for.... more hotel room tax increases..... to cover an expected shortfall..... in public education funding. legislators will not be discussing..... "the education savings account". the special session starts.... monday morning.... at 8 a-m. we're staying on top of breaking news with hurricane matthew---florida governor rick scott has activated another one thousand to respond to the storm. this is video of a major traffic jam in brevard county, florida-- roads are clogged with people trying to leave town before matthew hits. florida governor rick scott has already asked president obama for an emergency declaration. hurricane watches and warnings are up all along the entire florida east coast. and this just in--amtrak suspending service in the entire southeast region. hurricane matthew is heading.... toward florida.... tonight. people there are lining up.....
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up their cars. they're also packing into grocery stores.... for supplies. but.... government officials are worried.... many others aren't properly preparing..... since its been -11- years.... since they've had a major storm. gov. rick scott/(r) florida: "this thing is getting close to our time to get ready. you're not going to be able to go get your food and water, you're not going to be able to evacuate. you're going to put your life and your family's life at risk. in south carolina... road crews are closing lanes.... heading to the coast... creating evacuation routes. 13 first alert..... chief meteorologist.... bryan scofield joins us now..... with more on matthew's current position. bryan...
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hurricane of category 3 strength or greater> new details tonight..... condition.....
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a report details... how suspect..... de-shaun lewis claimed the boy..... slipped in the bathtub. 13 action news reporter..... bryan callahan has more.... on the crime... and... the man's relationship.... with the boy. tricia, according to this report -- lewis told police he was not the boy's father... but had custody for one month prior to his arrest through an injuries the boy came in with... police say lewis told them he hurt his leg playing socccer... and cut his chin after slipping in the bathtub. nurses also internal injuries as well. police say when questioned further... lewis said the boy got "whoopings" when he misbehaved. lewis reportedly said that included being hit with a belt. take reporter the boy's mother told 13 action news... lewis has been watching her son... because she had been really sick. we are told the boy is expected to survive. bryan callahan, 13 action news. north las vegas police have arrested a suspect in an arson fire last night. tony fernandez has been booked
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his arrest follows a suspicious house fire on east nelson near civic center that left two people with non-life threatening injuries. some big help for metro.... tonight. the state is getting some much needed assistance..... for dealing with its massive backlog of un-tested sexual assault kits. plus.. an update to a story you asked us to investigate. we'll tell you what we've learned about a pile of unopened mail that was discovered on a valley sidewalk. and.... from contact -13-... a new rule is set..... to protect anyone using.... bryan?
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. as a doctor, i see how decisions in washington impact my patients here in nevada. so even though i'm a republican, i won't be voting for joe heck. joe heck's voted ten times to defund planned parenthood, which thousands of women depend on for cancer screenings. and heck opposes a woman's right to choose even when her health is at risk. for me and my patients,
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as a marine combat veteran, i understand the sacrifices our military makes. our benefits are earned, and we rely on them. politicians like joe heck should understand that. narrator: joe heck voted to shut down the federal government, risking critical services for nevada veterans. and during that shutdown, heck continued cashing his congressional paycheck. his military record deserves respect. but back in dc, joe heck is putting politics before nevada. and that doesn't work for me. narrator: vote vets is
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of this advertising. at our backlog of un-tested rape kits. and now.... the issue is consuming.... the political arena..... with an attack ad against..... former attorney general... contact 13 investigative reporter.... stephanie zepelin breaks down.... the battle. """"""at one point, there were about eight thousand untested rape kits in nevada, that some say could solve other crimes. and a new ad blames catherine cortez-masto for leaving these untested."""" 08 while catherine cortez-masto was attorney general just 18 percent of rape kits were tested 12 in las vegas alone nearly three thousand kits never examined 16 her successor quickly found money to solve the problem 19 that
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eight years 21 ad this new anti-cortez-masto ad slams the former attorney general for what it claims is her part in the backlog of untested rape kits. her successor, republican attorney general adam laxalt, got $3.7 million in grants and redirected settlement funds to pay for funding the backlog about a year after taking office. and just today announced an additional one point nine million dollars to continue testing the kits. cortez-masto has made much of her record of pro-female actions during her time as attorney general,, and says the ad is just plain false. 25 ive worked my entire career on addressing not only sexual assault issues in the state, but fighting for funding, for heck and his allies are doing 37 ccm there isn't much evidence cortez- masto attacked the backlog issue while in office....although it only became widely publicized during the last two months of her term. but she did work on legislation to expanding access to rape kits for victims. but there is also nothing in state law that says the ag is
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backlog. """"""about 15 hundred rape kits have been sent out for testing....42 of which hit on entries already in the dna database."""""" an update tonioght on a situation you asked us to investigate. a pile of mail.. found by one of our viewers on a sidewalk.. is back with its rightful recipients. osiris caniff called 13-action news after she found this huge pile of mail.. which she returned to the post office. the post office tells us the mail.. whic information.. was untouched. we've also learned the post office believes a mail carrier could've dropped it. from contact 13... small business owners... are suing major credit card companies.... over those credit card chip readers... you see at some stores!!! small businesses... don't want to be forced... to use the chip readers. they say.... the machines are expensive... and.... don't fully protect them..... from fraud. they also accuse..... credit card companies...
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when using..... a pre-paid card. the consumer financial protection bureau... has issued a new rule... that goes into effect.... next year.. the new rule will require clear... up-front information.... about fees. the rule also tightly regulates..... overdraft fees... connected to pre-paid cards. adlib let's go to chief meteorologist bryan scofield and '13 first alert weather.' one system moved out and another, weaker one is on the way. associated with the weaker system will pass to our north, but it will push close enough to give us a reinforcement of cooler air. this means below average temps will be the theme for the forecast through friday. expect a highs in the low 80s through thursday, with lots of sunshine and dry conditions. by friday we warm a bit to the mid 80s as high pressure builds over the area. afternoon highs will rise to the upper 80s for friday and the weekend. overnight lows will settle near 60 each day. here at 13 action news we want
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for kids drive is underway.
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again this year, our partner is tropical smoothie. please donate gen new children's coats at any tropical smoothie cafe. to find a location near you go to ktnv dot com or tropical smoothie dot com. thanks to the salvation army. as the temperatures start to get colder, they'll distribute the coats to families in need. and a big thanks to tropical smoothie cafe, a proud sponsor on mt. charleston tonight. we'll have the latest on what they're doing about a new fire in the area of mary jane falls. and... at -6- some kids may soon be impact..... on the thousands of
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fire crews say.... nothing has changed...... since a new fire started on
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in "the mary jane falls area". early this morning.... firefighters worked to put out a fire.... about a half acre in size. they say.... this is not the same fire..... that started burning..... over the weekend.
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this one was actively burning.... in heavy trees and brush. three units are now working..... to make sure.... it doesn't spread. and.... here's a look at what's coming up..... in tonight's primetime line- right here on abc... at 8.... it's "the goldbergs"... followed by "speechless". at -9-... it's "modern family". at 9:30.... black-ish. at -10-.... make sure to watch.... "designated survivor". and... we will see you tonight... for action news... live at -11-.... that's our news for now.. but... stay with us..... for abc's world news tonight... up next. remember.. we're always on at and on our free ktnv mobile app. we'll see you back here in 30-minutes for action news.. live at 6. until then.. thanks for watching. nevada is getting financial
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when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. so you can imagine what i thought when i saw donald trump say... "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he is talking about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms." i don't want a president who makes fun of me.
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tonight, the breaking news here. millions of americans now bracing for hurricane matthew. what could be a direct hit. hundreds of thousands already racing to get out. the mandatory evacuations at this hour. the deadly storm steamrolling through the caribbean, the u.s. coastline next. the new track right here tonight. and is it possible this hurricane could circle around and hit twice? also tonight, the scare onboard a passenger jet. the owner who says his smartphone was burning, smoke in the cabin. this had been the fear all along. donald trump and his new attack late today, using bill clinton's own words, as hillary clinton now prepares for their second showdown. american secrets stolen? authorities say the government contractor and the top secret documents involving our national


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