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when she got closer... she real,ized it was because a body was in the road. police say the man was hit and killed by a vehicle. the best evidence they have... is some red paint chips and chrome bits. they think this could have broken off in the collision. no arrests yet another sad part here... police aren't sure how long this guy was in the road. he might have been hit more than once. reporting live parker collins thirteen action news. thanks parker. morning. the time now is ... let's get started with 13 first alert meteorologist greg bennett... cold front to the north of clark county continues to central lincoln county. what southern nevada will see today is an extension of the warning is in place for the same time for red rock and the elevations so do be careful on
with strong winds like these, weekend. by friday, high temperatures raiders owner mark davis will be in nevada to witness history... signing the bill --- that will allow for an nfl stadium to be built here in las vegas. marissa kynaston is live near i-15 and rusell to explain why it's still not a done deal. this is one of those possible locations for the new stadium-- but another one is....
to sign the bill today-- governor sandoval is expected to sign the bill today-- approving the financing for that stadium. after hashing out details at last weeks special session-- we know the cost of the stadium will be split three ways-- the adelson family-- the raiders organization-- and by increasing clark countys hotel room tax. that tax increase will start in numbers-- if you stay in a hotel-- and pay one hundred dollars-- youre only paying an additional one dollar and 38 cents with the tax increase. after the governor signs-- the next step is approval by nfl team owners. meeting about that could start as early as this week.
breaking news from washington d.c... d.c... the white house says high school graduation rates have reached a "record new high." according to figures just released, the 20-14, 20-15 rates show progress across all demographics of students. they also show each state has made progress in the last 6 years. here in clark county - our graduation rate increased by 2-
74%. all eyes are on las vegas this week ahead of the final presidential debate between hillary clinton and donald trump. we're a little more than 48-hours away from the big showdown. the candidates are the only ones preparing. alot of work is being done right now to get the unlv campus ready security will be tight and traffic will be a challenge. the debate will result in road closures that will happen between 4 and 10pm on wednesday in the areas you see on this map. the restrictions will also the debate kicks off at 6 p-m you can expect wall-to-wall coverage here on 13 action news..as we'll be live from the thomas and mack. and when you're away, be sure to check-in with our mobile app and ktnv dot com. hillary clinton and donald trump are taking very different approaches ahead of wednesday's debate. clinton is staying put at a suburban hotel in new york as
wikileaks hack. more emails were released over the weekend...believed to be stolen from the campaign. the fbi suspects russian hackers are to blame. meanwhile, trump will be on the trail in wisconsin today. and he's sticking with his idea that the election is rigged against him by media bias and other factors. trump : the election is being rigged, false stories all made up,lies,lies,lies two seperate polls show clinton maintains a lead over trump..with the and president obama will be visiting las vegas -- to campaign for hillary clinton and u-s senate candidate catherine cortez masto. 13 action news political analyst jon ralston reports that the president will be here sunday for a get out the vote rally. a location has not been set yet. clark county reaches a milestone this election. one million people living here are now registered to vote.
you can do it online or in person by going to the county election office in north las vegas or the government center downtown. both offices are open from 8 a-m to 9 p-m today and tomorrow. time now is x:xx --- up next...an interview you'll only see on 13 action news.. "somebody pulls up along the side of them and just starts shooting at them for no reason!!" family of the couple who were shot on i-15 break their silence... why the suspect may have sought them out. and later..hear what the fbi chief is saying about the
shot and killed on i-15. the victim's husband was also hurt and remains in the hospital. the suspect, kenneth mcdonald will make his first court appearance this morning. only on 13 action news.. the victim's family tell us this shooting may not have been so random after all. "so the guy has admitted that he thought he was shooting at officers in the car" according to the family, the donahues were traveling in a
a police car. the family is certain mcdonald mistook the couple for police. mcdonald is facing several charges including murder and attempted murder. this woman is behind bars this morning after a 4-year-old girl was accidentally shot and critically injured. police say shaletres townsend left her gun on a chair..where children were playing in a home near craig and lamb. someone accidently shot that gun, hitting the child. it's still unclear if it was an adult or kid who fired the neighbors were spoke to were shocked. "that's one of my neighbors and i can't help but feel for her...you know because that could've been one of my grandkids." the young girl is in critical but stable condition right now. metro is reminding parents to properly secure guns if you have them. breaking news out of germany... several people are injured
officials say this happened during work on a pipeline... the company says many people are missing right now... the company says many people are missing right now... time now is x:xx --- up next.. a republican headquarters becomes the target of an attack. this morning, political leaders are condemning what police are calling a hate crime. greg adlibs pollen count protesters are gathering outside of trump tower right now to protest trump's treatment of women this is a
cold front to the north of clark county continues to glide through today. the will keeps ski he's divisive and dangerous. "uh, i don't know what i said. uh... i don't remember." but congressman hardy supports trump 100% and said he'll do whatever trump wants him to do. hardy even said people with disabilities are a drain on society and that seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government. donald trump and congressman hardy -- divisive and dangerous.
valley and 55 in the higher elevations so do be careful on the roads or if you are riding your bike or walking today. dust, sand, pollen and small pieces of debris will be whirled up into the air and with strong winds like these, we may see power outages. high temperatures today will hold to the upper 70s and lower 80s and hover here winds die down by tuesday afternoon and mainly sunny skies stretch into the next weekend. by friday, high temperatures will increase to the mid and
yesterday. they arrived....to find heavy smoke and flames pouring out of the garage. crews were able to quickly put out the fire..... before it could spread. the home was saved...but several cars inside the garage were destroyed. this morning, political leaders are condemning a violent attack on the gop headquarters office in hillborough, north carolina. investigators say vandals firebombed the building and left behind nazi graffiti over the weekend. republican leaders are calling the attack a "hate crime" and sot-dallas woodhouse/ncgop 161242 we will not be intimidated. we will not be cowed and we will not be scared. we are not going anywhere! hillary clinton condemned the attack while donald trump blamed the crime on quote "animals representing clinton" the office is used around the clock, but thankfully nobody was inside at the time. fbi director james comey is rejecting the idea that police violence is a national epidemic. he says people who claim otherwise "have no idea" what
data currently out to prove anything. he denies the notion that police are violent and racist. comey believes americans will be sorry if people decide against serving in law enforcement. moving forward, the fbi and justice department have planned to create a database detailing police shootings. colin kaepernick's protest over race relations is under renewed scrutiny this morning after he played his first game this season as a starting quarterback. kaepernick arrived to the stadium yesterday in a muhammed ali t- shirt. some see it as a message that unwavering. and the quarterback once again kneeled during the national anthem. after the game, kaepernick reiterated what his protest is about. to me, i see it as very patriotic and american to uphold the united states to the standards that is says it lives by. that's something that needs to be addressed. the former u-n-r quarterback threw his first touchdown since 20-15 in the 45 to 16 loss
says they will be reducing the amount of sugar in its soft drinks. the company says that by 20-25 at least two thirds of its drinks will have 100-calories-or less, from added sugar. that's reducing the amount of sugar in drinks by 40-percent. time now is x:xx --- if you're getting ready to pour a bowl of cereal..you may want to wait.. a new study has revealed some health risks associated with the popular choice for br and later in this newscast.. plane engines roaring over the motor speedway for the red bull air races. how this year's competition was unlike previous years. vo if you're getting ready to pour if you're getting ready to pour when i
was one year old, i was 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
a new study has found cereal and potatoes increase the risk of heart
disease. it also found high fat dairy products--such as cheese--cut the risk. the work was published in the journal of food and nutrition doctors recommend eating things live fruit, walnuts, fish and dairy to lower the risk. some iphone-seven users are complaining about problems with their home buttons. abc's kendis gibson and diane macedo have the details on a quick fix in today's tech bytes. < ((kendis/oc)) in today's tech bytes... the i-phone 7 may be having some issues with its new non-mechanical 'home' button. ((diane/vo)) but fear not,
if the home button fails, a warning notification pops up, offering an on-screen home button to immediately work around the problem. ((kendis vo)) verizon is now offering users unlimited data, for 30 minutes at a time. they call the plan "pop data". ((diane)) unlimited data for that half hour, just two dollars. it's three dollars for an hour. ((kendis/wipevo)) and this high-tech super-yacht built for a russian billionaire is now under-going its first tests. those masts are 330 feet tall... the ship is 468 feet long. ((diane)) among the technology on board is a touch- sensitive sheet of glass... that allows the captain to rais anchor with a swipe of a finger. by the way... price tag: more than four hundred million dollars. ((kendis/2sh)) those are your tech bytes. ((diane/2sh)) have a great day. > cold front to the north of clark county continues to glide through today. the will keeps skies mainly sunny with most cloud cover and possible rain into south and central lincoln county.
this morning and a high wind warning is in place for the same time for red rock and the elevations so do be careful on the roads or if you are riding with strong winds like these, through thursday. winds die down by tuesday afternoon and mainly sunny skies stretch into the next coming up.. firefighters are very busy this morning.. we'll show you the progress being made on two wildfires burning in the northern and southern parts of our state. plus international leaders discussing what to do about the crisis in syria. could the u.s. be planning a military intervention? parker adlibs
advisory is in effect for the valley. greg bennett joins us from the weather center. how long are these winds going to stick around? cold front to the north of clark county continues to glide through today. the will keeps skies mainly sunny with most cloud cover and wind from this past weekend. a wind advisory is in place for spring mountains. gusts durig reach up to 45 mph in the dust, sand, pollen and small pieces of debris will be whirled up into the air and with strong winds like these, we may see power outages. high temperatures today will hold to the upper 70s and lower 80s and hover here through thursday. winds die down by tuesday
run.. parker collins is live near bruce and owens... withthe latest from police. parker? you now... police say last night a woman called 911 she said the car ahead of her swerved out of the lane... when she got closer... she real,ized it was because a body was in the road. police say the man was hit and killed by a vehicle. the best evidence they have... is some red paint chips and chrome bits. they think this could have broken off in the collision. no arrests yet another sad part here...
community for a vigil last night. the crash happened saturday. the driver of a truck lost control and plunged off a bridge onto a vendor's booth. there was a motorcycle rally happening at the time. police say the 24-year-old driver was under the influences. he's facing four counts of vehicular homicide and dui. police have arrested this man, 27-year-old ivan cotton for allegedly shooting and killing his girlfriend. of saturday night near jones and cactus, they found cotton standing outside a car. the victim was in the driver's seat, suffering from gunshot wounds. she was taken to the hospital where she passed away. crash this morning, we're getting a look at the ten-year-old boy who was killed in crash in north las vegas. on the left you see a picture of louie lopez. his family posted the picture to a go-fund-me-page over the weekend. the young boy was hit by a car near owens and civic center
side door of a van while it was fund-me on our website, ktnv dot com. this morning, we know the names of the officers who were involved in that deadly shooting of an armed robbery suspect on the 215.. officers john squeo, christopher gowens, travis swartz, and erik lindberg are all on paid administrative leave pending a review of what happened. it started last thursday when police spotted a stolen car quickly turned into a high speed chase. the suspect, 50-year-old rex van wilson, was shot and killed after a confrontation with police. metro says he had a gun and was wanted for a number of armed robberies in the valley. right now, metro is on the search for a pair of suspected robbers. here's a good look at some pictures of the guys. police say they robbed a business near fremont and sahara last friday.
if you have information on their whereabouts, contact police. breaking news out of germany... several people are injured and many are missing after an explosion at a chemical company there. chemical company there. take a look at this incredible video that we just found on twitter... you can see just how big that explosion was in germany... officials say this happened while people were working on a pipeline... the company says several people are injured and many are missing time now is x:xx --- up three men from wisconsin are charged with trying to join a terror group. we'll tell you what police say these guys had up their sleeves.
crisis of the year. . american and british leaders are trying to figure out a strategy to find peace in syria. u-s secretary of state john kerry met with international leaders in london to discuss options. they talked about a way to get syrian president bashar assad and russia to stop a deadly offensive in aleppo. kerry says all options are on the table, including military intervention. the talks come amid a 5-year conflict in the country, which has killed as many as a half-million people. bars right now accused of planning to join i- s-i-s. the pair reportedly drove to texas with plans to cross the border into mexico and eventually travel to iraq or syria. muslim community members are now king out condemning the men's alleged plans. (rizwan ahmad, ahmadiyya muslim community spokesman): "what we've identified as the biggest reason people are radicalized is lack of education." butt with (rizwan ahmad, ahmadiyya muslim community spokesman): "nowhere in the teachings of islam is terrorism, extremism, anything like condones or even
looking into the two suspects after one of the men made contact with an undercover agent. this morning the hoboken terminal is back to full service after a deadly train crash there last month.. the n-t-s-b is still investigating exactly what caused the crash. it killed one person and injured 100 more... just a couple hours ago the first train pulled into the station, since that crash time now is x:xx --- up 0:00 - 0:02 nats of screaming we'll show you how a group of strangers were able to ban together to save a man from a burning suv. and a major cleanup is underway in the pacific northwest after a monster storm...but their not
a pilot from germany took the championship. the strong winds were a problem,
however. they forced a long delay. when pilots were able to fly again, they had to land once again because conditions were too dangerous. this is the 13th year the championship was held here in vegas. toss to greg cold front to the north of clark county continues to glide through today. the will keeps skies mainly sunny with most cloud cover and
south and central lincoln county. what southern nevada will s warning is in place for the same time for red rock and the elevations so do be careful on the roads or if you are riding with strong winds like these, we may see power outages. winds die down by tuesday afternoon and mainly sunny skies stretch into the next weekend. by friday, high temperatures will increase to the mid and upper 80s but hold. here at 13 action news we want all kids in las vegas to be
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burning s-u-v. 0:00 - 0:04 nats of screaming butt with 0:21 - 0:26 nats of cheering this is out of palm bay, florida. the group formed a human chain to reach the suv which crashed into an embankment. police arrived and joined the after he rescued, officers say the man became combative for some reason. he had to be restrained. the victim was taken to the hospital and his condition is unclear right now. there's a huge cleanup underway right now in the pacific northwest. a storm has drenched the area with rain and strong winds. the wind were so strong this man was forced to lean into gusts..nearing 60 miles per hour. the powerful storm even threw a tree on top of a house! "we all stood up like 'what's that noise?' and then is just crashed. crashed right through the
flooding swamped car. one man was forced to climb out his window to escape. more rain is expected this week. back here at home..firefighters are back on mount charleston this morning, battling a wildfire near mary jane falls. the so-called "october fire" is now 35-percent contained, but the heavy winds are making the battle hard. investigators now say this was all sparked by an illegal campfire. up north..fire crews are making progress on wildfire between reno and carson city. the so-called "little valley" fire has burned more than 3-thousand acres. about 5-hundred firefighters are battling this one. it's burned several homes and buildings. firefighres are doing whatever it takes to make sure the fire doesn't spread. we have a lot of trees down that are still red hot. ..believe it or not in this rain. so our goal is to get this fire when the incident emergency team is done and there is zero
will rekindle." the fire is 55-percent contained right now. governor brian sandoval has declared a state of emergency for the area. a video of sheriff's deputy showing off his moves at a high school pep rally is spreading across the web this morning. 0:18 - :23 nats of music and cheering that is deputy diggs with stafford county sheriff's office in virginia dancing to beyonce's "formation." you as he performed..at one point..he even did the splits. diggs says he's just doing what he can to improve relations between his local community and police. emma stone is speaking out about the gender pay gap in hollywood. the actress--who stars in the upcoming musical film "la la
excuse for not paying women fairly. stone follows in the footsteps of jennifer lawrence and patricia arqutte --who took on the pay gap issue --last year. 1:22 broken bat..should end it..it does...dodgers win 1 to nothing and they've split these first two games of the nlcs in chicago 1:33 cubbie fans may be a little nervous this morning after the dodgers win chicago last night. the series heads to los angeles tied at one game apiece. game three is tomorrow. cold front to the north of clark county continues to glide through today. the will keeps skies mainly sunny with most cloud cover and possible rain into south and central lincoln county. what southern nevada will see today is an extension of the wind from this past weekend. a wind advisory is in place for the valley until at least 11am
"record new high." according to figures just released, the 20-14, 20-15 rates show progress across all demographics of students. they also show each state has made progress in the last 6 years. here in clark county - our graduation rate increased by 2- percentage points this year, to 74%. breaking overnight... troops in iraq are making progress on taking mosul...a this is where the iraqi military says it has inflicted heavy losses on isis. in a televised statement this morning the country's prime minister said quote "the victory bell has rung." iraqi, kurdish and american forces are all working together on this. troops have been preparing for this massive mission all year - to take-back the hisotirc city and free more than 1-million resident from mosul. take a look at this new video showing...a deadly bridge collapse kills at least eight
crowded suspension bridge collpsed early this morning. authorities say three of the victims were children between the ages of 3 and 9. right now-- a manhunt is underway in alaska... for the man who shot a police officer, and then took off. the officer was responding to a shooting call just after midnight on sunday. in the dashcam video you see a man walk up with what appears to be a gun in his hands. police say he shot the officer multiple times and then took his patrol car. he later abandoned it a few blocks the officer sustained serious injuries, and is still recovering in the hospital. overnight a candlelight vigil was held for the victims of a tragic crash in san diego. four people were killed after a pick up truck flew off a bridge over the weekend...landing on a crowd of people. this morning the driver of that truck...a member of the u-s navy...is charged with four counts of vehicluar homicide and d-u-i. police say 24-year-old richard anthony sepolio was under the influence when he lost control
of a crowded motorcycle festival. when first responders got to the scene saturday they found his truck on its side...and the four peple who died--- underneath the vehicle. sot - witness: it almost sounded like a gunfire, and then you see the vehicle come down. butted with sot - witness: there's no other thought but what you see, somebody's got to be dead. police are saying the crash could have been even worse. the truck came to rest jus playing. :46-:50 pause for nats china has officially launched its longest ever mission to space with a crew this morning... it lifted off from the gobi desert, in china - with 2 astronauts onboard. the rocket will dock with an experimental space lab -
the astronauts will be in space for 33 days, conducting experiments related to medicine, physics and biology. just in this morning...pepsi says they will be reducing the amount of sugar in its soft drinks. the company says that by 20-25, at least two thirds of its drinks will have 100-calories-or less, from added sugar. that's reducing the amount of sugar in drinks by 40-percent. happening right now at 6-am... we are under a wind advisory.. so get ready for some seriously greg chopper 13 is on standby this morning-- because it's so windy. how long is this going to last? cold front to the north of clark county continues to glide through today. the will keeps skies mainly sunny with most cloud cover and possible rain into south and central lincoln county. what southern nevada will see today is an extension of the wind from this past weekend.
the roads or if you are riding your bike or walking today. dust, sand, pollen and small pieces of debris will be hold to the upper 70s and lower 80s and hover here through thursday. winds die down by tuesday afternoon and mainly sunny skies stretch into the next greg tosses to marissa live near the i-15 and russell. marissa? blowing. right now... the search is on for a driver who hit and killed someone..