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snow is already falling on the
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it's the first major storm of the season they're still cleaning up from yesterday's storm...... it even caused a huge back up on a major interstate there... the road was closed for hours there after this 20 car pile up... fortunately no one was injured.... and here in southern nevada we are u greg bennet is watching it for us now-- greg what can we expect today? sunny skies are back but this morning is near freezing for las vegas and below freezing in area just outside of the city! freeze warnings are up until 7am this morning for pahrump, will range between 25 and 32 degrees! within las vegas, morning lows will range between 37 and 43 degrees! luckily for all of southern nevada, winds are much lighter this morning and will remain as such through the weekend. mainly sunny skies will be common today and tomorrow with highs increasing starting
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thanksgiving holiday. expected sunday night through monday and with highs in the above should see snow during least :05 deputies in pahrump raid a home filled with more than a dozen exotic animals-- and now one of the owners is being cited for animal cruelty. parker collins is live at the house this morning-- parker? on thursday, the sheriff's office received several reports of exotic animals that were not being properl home back here.. the home has a special conditions animal permit.. but not for all the animals found and police found several cats were living in unacceptable conditions, locked in bedrooms... urinating and defecating on the walls and carpet. animals seized from the property include 2 african lionesses, 1 african lion, 1 bengal tiger, 8 canadian
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1 cervel caracal hybrid cat. coming up later... i'll tell you were the animals at this home are going. reporting live parker collins thirteen action news. this is the 2nd pahrump home recently where exotic cats have been seized. deputies arrested trisha meyer last week, after finding tiger cubs and monkeys in her home. this morning, parents and teachers continue to fight back.... as the state figures out which failing schools across the valley will switch from public to charter. marissa kynaston is at jerome mack middle school to tell us how some are trying to stop the convers parents-- teachers-- and students will be right here later this morning-- protesting about those possible changes. jerome mack is one of the nine schools now being considered to switch to a charter school. the state chose these nine-- based on their under performance. up to six of those nine schools will be chosen to be run by a private charter school company. county school district.
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metro officers shoot at an 18 year old after the cops say he tried to run them over with his car-- now only 13 action news is father... defending his son. we showed daniel prichard's dad the body cam video from monday night. you hear police firing off shots--- as the teen speeds by them. "zoom .. bang! bang! bang! bang! bang! bang!shots fired! shots fired!" (white flash) "the vehicle tried to run over my partner." was prichard trying to get away from the traffic stop-- or was he intentionally driving towards the cops? the teen's father and metro have very
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hitting officer hinkley. (butted with) "that's cops shooting at him, just for what? for what! because he's driving by?!" (butted with) "no way. that is totally uncalled for." none of the shots hit prichard-- and no officers were hurt. the 18 year old is now facing multiple charges including assault with a deadly weapon. trump has also offered retired army lieutenant general michael flynn the role of national security adivsor... the retired lieutenant served as director of the defense president obama... flynn still has not said if he will accept the offer.. and this weekend trump is said to be meeting with former rival mitt romney. the once republican presidential candidate is rumored to be a top contender for secretary at state. some parents can expect to get an apology from the school district today-- leaders are saying sorry after a teacher sends students home with a controversial letter... without their approval. the teacher from keller middle
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how it may affect him and his students. ccsd says the teacher has been dealt with, and they will be sending out an apology letter today. nats of confrontation a fiery response from the auto shop accused of loaning out a customer's car... to a complete stranger. now the owner is apologizing for the way he acted...but he insists the business did not let anyone drive the woman's volkswagen. :53-:57 "people watch the news.. and we look and we're not. we're here to help people." (butted with) :40-:49 "we're a professional body shop here. we're not a chop shop. we're not fly by nights. we been here for a while and we plan on being here for a long long more." the woman says she took her volkswagen to m-and-m auto body for repairs-- when a stranger reached out to her on facebook... telling her the shop gave her the woman's car to drive.
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a valley apartment riddled with bullet holes this morning... 20:11:01-20:11:06 "that's the first thing i thought of what if my kids would've been in that pantry??" but police don't even think this family was the intended target... it's a story you'll only see on 13 action news. plus-- we've heard from megyn kelly and gretchen carlson... now abc news is sitting down with another former fox news employee who says she had a secret relationship with the chopper 13 fast and first over a power plant near boulder highway and tropicana.. a power outage is affecting thousands in the area right now-- more than a dozen women are now accusing former fox news c-e-o
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roger ailes of making unwanted sexual advances towards them. but not all of the women had high profile jobs like megyn kelly and gretchen carlson. laurie luhn 12:43:13;17 he-- would have me get down on my knees and tell me, " //you're gonna do whatever i tell you to do at any time. do you understand that?" laurie luhn says this happened for more than 20 years-- but she never said anything until other women started coming forward.
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an apartment riddled with bullets-- but it's the family living next door that's now afraid to walk around in their own home. this is the apartment behind the one that was shot up early yesterday morning near owens and sandhill. three adults and three children were inside. 20:10:31-20:10:37 "i'm scared. the only thing i think about is my kids. any one of my kids could've been in that pantry." (butted with) 20:30:53-20:31:00 "i thank god that they're all safe. they're all okay, but i realize that's what really worries me." no one was hit by any of the bullets, and police are still searching for the shooter. a police officer could lose his job this morning-- all because of this video showing him punching a woman in the face-- but now we're seeing footage from the officer's body camera... and it's got a shocking twist. chopper 13 fast and first-- tracking a power outage in the southeast. thousands of customers near
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of the city! freeze warnings are up until 7am this morning for pahrump, sandy valley, searchlight, laughlin and northwest arizona. temperatures within these areas will range between 25 and 32 degrees! within las vegas, morning lows will range between 37 and 43 degrees! luckily for all of southern nevada, winds are much lighter this morning and will remain as such through the
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and tomorrow with highs increasing starting today. highs will range between 60 and 65 degrees valley wide with the upper 60s and lower 70s through the weekend and into the next work week including the thanksgiving holiday. sunday night into monday though will yield another front that will push in a great deal of expected sunday night through monday and with highs in the low 70s and upper 60s, it will feel like we live in seattle rather than las vegas. higher elevations 6500 ft and above should see snow during this time with mt. charleston expecting a trace to 0.5 inches of snow! by tuesday we are back to mainly sunny skies and hold there through
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vegas. higher elevations 6500 ft and above should see snow during this time with mt. charleston expecting a trace to 0.5 inches of snow! by tuesday we are back to mainly sunny skies and hold there through the holiday. new this morning-- police in
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video from this cop caught on camera punching a woman in the face... but for some reason his body cam was turned off during the confrontation. you see the flagstaff officer get out of his patrol car, checking on a house where an eviction noti served. then it goes black. but cell phone video captures the cop fighting with a woman. :03-:07 wnpunchedbycopthunats "you cannot arrest me!" the officers camera turns back on as he drags the woman away.. you see her struggling and screaming at him. i was punched in the face two times, i was choked, it was just a brutal attack." (butted with) "it's not what they were
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flagstaff police say the officer claims the woman kneed him in the groin before he punched her. he's now on administrative leave. students at u-n-l-v are on high alert this morning-- keeping an eye out for the person who attacked a girl on campus. university police tell us on tuesday, someone grabbed her from behind while she was walking to a parking lot. thankfully she got away. but officers want students to be extra cautious. they sent out tips on how to stay safe. we posted them for you on this morning-- we're getting a better idea how nfl commissioner roger goodell really feels about the raiders possibly moving to our city. during the groundbreaking ceremony for the new rams' stadium in los angeles, goodell told reporters the "ideal scenario" would be for the chargers and raiders staying put. he said he'd "love to get something done in oakland, but if they do file a relocation" they will evaluate it. our state lawmakers already
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raiders. nfl owners aren't expected to vote on the move until next year. . 34-38 "i'm 24 years old and i'm the luckiest guy on the planet." more good news for las vegas native kris bryant... the chicago cubs player is the newest national league m-v- p! the bonanza high school grad recently helped his team break their curse and finally win the world series! so who did he want to thank? his dad! dad.. i wouldn't be sitting here. i wouldn't be the player that i am.. the person that i am." bryant is the second player from las vegas to win the national league m-v- p in two years. bryce harper took the title last year. a little boy falls into a gorilla enclosure-- you might remember the terrifying video.
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gorilla. but now we're learning who's fault this really was... and a late night crash claims one woman's life-- but wait until you hear what metro says the driver behind the wheel did after losing control of his car... chopper 13 bringing you breaking news fast and first.. sunny skies are back but this
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agine a world where instead of rushing to buy we gave thanks for what we already have. we're closed on thanksgiving because family time comes first.
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pahrump, sandy valley, indian springs, searchlight, laughlin and northwest arizona. temperatures within these areas will range between 25 and 32 degrees! within las vegas, morning lows will range between 37 and 43 degrees! luckily for mainly sunny skies will be common today and tomorrow with highs increasing starting today. highs will range between 60 and
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the weekend and into the next will push in a great deal of moisture! shower activity is expected sunday night through higher elevations 6500 ft and we are back to mainly sunny for a missing family in washington state. they were found on the side of a desolate road after getting lost in the woods. abc's neal karlinsky has the story. < in this morning's gma first look... jason and melissa mcalister - along with their two year old and eight month old daughters vanished on tuesday. this morning - jason says the family van got stuck in mud while trying to drive around a
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drive-stranding them. sot jason mcalister it got dark on us so we spent the night on the side of the road after i made a shelter. thursday morning they heard on the radio that people were out searching for them. they ran into a local hunter, who called 911. caller to someone: yeah search and rescue has been looking for you guys for a few days." // but they look pretty good really. this morning, this family of four is waking up at home-healthy and thankful. sot jason mcalister everybody's good, god's great. happy and we'll have more on their harrowing ordeal coming up at 7am - with your gma first look, i'm neal karlinksy, abc news, seattle. > coming up in our next half hour-- more than a dozen exotic animals found inside a pahrump home. the owners had permits for the giant cats... so why did police have to take all the animals away? marissa adlibs tease
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...do your part. new tide purclean. the first bio-based detergent with the cleaning power of tide. if it's got to be clean, it's got to be tide. we don't have a lot of grocery stores here in our neighborhood at affordable prices. the only thing easy in our community is fast food. ?? well hello! wow! we're here to offer some help. welcome! retirement, huh? (laughs) i mean, look at the size of this thing! who doesn't need a sweet potato that size? they took the time to care what our project was about. here you go.
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protest in front of one of our middle schools-- they're fighting against some huge changes that could be coming their way. we'll have a live report in minutes. and before you step outside-- you are going to want to make sure you grab that jacket. greg bennet is watching a freeze warning for the valley toda sunny skies are back but this morning is near freezing for las vegas and below freezing in area just outside of the city! freeze warnings are up until 7am this morning for pahrump, will range between 25 and 32 degrees! within las vegas, morning lows will range between the weekend. mainly sunny skies will be common today and tomorrow with highs increasing starting the weekend and into the next work week including the thanksgiving holiday. sunday night into monday though will yield another front that will push in a great deal of
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rather than las vegas. higher elevations 6500 ft and we are back to mainly sunny skies and hold there through the holiday. breaking right now at 6-am... 15-thousand people don't have power in the south east part of town...near boulder highway and tropicana. chopper 13 is fast and first over sams town you can see none of the lights are on. n-v energy says it's because of an issue with th in just minutes parents..teachers..an d students will join forces--- after learning their public
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mack middle school to tell us how some are trying to stop the conversion. parents-- teachers-- and students will be right here later this morning-- protesting about those possible changes. jerome mack is one of the nine schools now being considered to switch to a charter school. the state chose these nine-- based on their under performance. up to six of those nine schools
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theyll join whats called the one teacher here at jerome mack newscast. mk-- 13an. new overnight-- metro is releasing details on sent two people to the hospital. investigators say a man lost control of his car near flamingo and torrey pines last night-- and crossed over the median. he was t-boned by a truck, and then hit by another car. metro tells us the man then took off on foot-- leaving a female passenger in the car.
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02:51:03-03:01:25 i just heard a big boom so i slowly looked and the next thing you know, a couple of guys are runninng out of the truck,...sad thing." the female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. the two other drivers had to be taken to the hospital. police have not said if the man will face any charges. a unlv student's world turned upside down.. after his mother is hit and killed while crossing the street. now he's stru care of all the bills and might have to quit school and sell his home. vivian valentine was hit by a pickup truck while crossing las vegas boulevard at convention center monday afternoon. her son alex, a graduate student, is now taking care of his disabled grandmother... and dealing with the reality he might lose his home. it's heartbreaking-i don't know how i'm going to deal with this." (butted with) "i have to sell my house-she loved this
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members here in the u-s. they're all back in romania. friends have set up a go-fund-me for the family-- we put a link to the page on our website. disturbing new details about an accused sexual predator... police say lured children into his apartment with candy. we now have jose azucena's arrest report. in it... one of the victims describes to police how the 63 year old tied her up and taped her mouth shut before assaulting her. other victims said he made them watch porn harm them if they told anyone. azucena is behind bars on several charges including kidnapping and sex assault. a former strip illusionist is now pleading guilty in federal court-- to possessing child porn. jan rouven took a plea deal-- ending his trial. he will have to serve at least 5 years in federal prison, and have to register as a sex offender. rouven performed at the tropicana hotel before he was arrested earlier this year. he's scheduled to be sentenced
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sends and elementary school on lockdown-- and it's a group of teenagers that ended up in handcuffs. officers were chasing the stolen car... when the suspects suddenly took off on foot right by culley elementary school. police believed the driver had a gun, so the campus was immediately placed on lockdown. the suspects were eventually caught in a nearby neighborhood... right in one man's front yard. steven strombotne, suspects caught in front yard 15:32:39 i was surprised, hoping they the officer here with the 2 kids 15:32:51 all four suspects are under the age 18. a lot of new job opportunities are on the way to the valley thanks to some big name companies setting up shop. a new amazon-dot-com fulfillment center is in the works in north las vegas-- along with a warehouse and distribution center for 'the honest company". that's jessica alba's beauty business.
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has okayed it... it just needs a few more signatures. breaking news... on the trump administration... some big announcements this morning.. alabama senator jeff sessions has been offered the attorney general position... and kansas congressman mike pompeo has accepted the c-i-a director post... more announcements are on the way... a transition team official says three more announement will be made formally today on three men who have accepted trump's offer to join h right now-- the first blizzard of the winter season is hitting across the country! take a look at the heavy snow covering denver. the fresh powder is causing dangerous crashes and pileups on the roads. troopers there are now warning drivers its time to put those chains on your tires. it's pretty slippery, it's pretty dangerous out here. and take a look at all the snow falling in montana and north
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to hit those parts of the country-- so they can expect more snow all weekend. a little closer to home-- look at these gorgeous pictures out of utah. our neighbors have been hit with a big snowstorm that's left the ski resorts covered in powder. brian head--which is about 3-hours from here--got 15-inches! with more storms on the way in the next few forward to opening as soon as possible! a woman fearing for her life-- after she says someones road rage... gets dangerously out of control. dangerously out of control. a guy's hitting into the back of me trying to kill me on the road but what's even more surprising... is how this all started--
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tease chopper 13 bringing you breaking news fast and first.. live drive heading to that power outage in the southeast. thousands of customers near boulder highway and tropicana are without power right now. coming up on gma, president-elect donald trump hitting the gas on his transition - lieutenant general michael flynn is the leading contender for national security adviser. meanwhile trump is gearing up for a meeting this weekend with mitt romney, one of his strongest critics during the campaign, he may now be in the
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agine a world where we celebrate thanksgiving like we used to. where instead of rushing to buy we gave thanks for what we already have.
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m. at t.j.maxx, marshalls and homegoods we're closed on thanksgiving because family time comes first. let's put more value on what really matters. this season, bring back the holidays
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forilla dragging a little boy at a zoo is hard to forget. now federal investigators are saying the barriers at the cincinatti zoo were not up to safety standards. in may.. a 3-year old boy made his way underneath the barrier... and fell nearly 15 feet into the enclosure. moments later.. security officers were forc save the toddler's life. the cincinatti zoo has since re- designed the gorilla enclosure. an arizona woman calling 9-1-1 begging for help-- afraid one driver's road rage... might cost her-- her life! nats 911 call: a guy's hitting into the back of me trying to kill me on the road...he's flipping me off the woman says she was driving in scottsdale, when this man-- who she'd never seen before... aggressively hit her car and then started chasing her.
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the road for help as well. "he's right behind me, hitting me... "did he hit your car?" "yes. twice. oh my god" (butted with) tsouli: "it was 25 minutes of torment....i could have died/ i could have lost my life" the driver is now facing multiple charges including reckless driving, aggravated assault and dui. faraday future puts the breaks on their big facility in north las vegas-- so what does that preparing for those high-tech jobs here in the valley. more than 80 students from clark county are partnering with the college of southern nevada to earn college credit in manufacturing. they say despite the setback from faraday, theyre confident more tech companies will settle in the valley i mean we have good relationships with a lot of other local manufacturing business and industry partners and they have assured us tyhat theyll have continual job needs and job openings. the program has been so
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to more than 100 students next year. a west virginia teacher is getting attacked online this morning-- all because of a video showing her snatching away a microphone from an autistic first grader. children in costumes approached the mic during the thanksgiving play to thank the audience. when the six-year-old was about to say thank you, the teacher yanked the microphone away. the boy's father says his son is heartbroken. (kent squires, caleb's father) "for them to do what they did (doctor mark manchin, superintendent, harrison co. schools) "but there's no way to defend it okay? we saw it, i saw it, the 17 second snippet...there's no way to defend it" the superintendent--who you just heard from--says the teacher will not be disciplined...and feels horrible about what happened. the young boy has received a ton of support by people on social meda. v a record 22 million people are expected to fly today through thanksgiving... and the t-s-a says it's ready
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travelers... the agency says they have hired 14- hundred new officers...converted 2-thousand employees to full time. they have more k-9 teams and are keeping in close contact with airports and airlines across the country. even with the changes t-s-a says it will still add more officers over the next week and a half. lighting/parade-v tonight-- you can get into the holiday spirit in downtown summerlin. the annual holiday parade kicks off at 6 oclock. big tree lighting ceremony.. which will be hosted by olympic gold medalist connor fields. santa claus and other special guests will also be there for the festivities. the latin grammy's heat up the las vegas strip... and all anyone can talk about this morning-- is the show stealing performance from planet hollywood headliner jennifer lopez! :12-:18 pause for nats lopez performed with a
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anthony. late mexican singer juan gabriel won album of the year and best vocal pop traditional album... just in this morning... rapper kanye west told a crowd at a concert in san jose last night that he supports donald trump... and now that moment is going viral...listen to what he said... if i would've voted i would have voted for you heard the majority of the crowd booing...but some were clapping... even though kanye says he would have voted for trump....he says he did not vote in this past election. sunny skies are back but this morning is near freezing for las vegas and below freezing in area just outside of the city! freeze warnings are up until 7am this morning for pahrump, sandy valley, indian springs, searchlight, laughlin and
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will range between 25 and 32 degrees! within las vegas, morning lows will range between 37 and 43 degrees! luckily for all of southern nevada, winds are much lighter this morning and will remain as such through the weekend. mainly sunny skies will be common today and tomorrow with highs increasing starting today. highs will range between 60 and 65 degrees and lower 70s through the weekend and into the next work week including the thanksgiving holiday. sunday night into monday though will yield another front that will push in a great deal of moisture! shower activity is expected sunday night through monday and with highs in the low 70s and upper
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vegas. higher elevations 6500 ft and above should see snow during this time with mt. charleston expecting a trace to 0.5 inches of snow! by tuesday we are back to mainly sunny skies and hold there through the holiday. chopper 13 fast and first.. tracking a power outage near sam's town. this is near boulder highway and tropicana. thousands of people are affected. and happening now-- a rally against the state school board. marissa kynaston is live where the protests are happening this
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forces--- fighting against the possibility their school could become a charter school marissa kynaston is live at the rally at jerome mack middle school. marissa? parents-- teachers-- and students will be right here later this morning-- protesting about those possible changes. jerome mack is one of the nine schools now being considered to
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based on their under performance. up to six of those nine schools will be chosen to be run by a private charter school company. theyll join whats called the achievement school district. that means-- they will no longer be a part of clark county school district. one teacher here at jerome mack reached out to us to explain why theyre holding the protest. i'll have that later in the newscast. let's get right to an update on breaking news... firefighters ahve contained tis massive fire burning at a pallet yard south east of los angeles firefighters were
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that broke out just before 3 a-m this morning... the fire was finally contained at 6 a-m... fortunately no one was injured.... nats of roaring/grunting for at least :05 you hear that? lions tigers and several other exotic animals being seized from a home in pahrump... for the second time this month. outside the house this morning-- are you still hearing them this morning? on thursday, the sheriff's office received several reports of exotic animals that were not being properly cared for at a home back here.. the home has a special conditions animal permit.. but not for all the animals found and police found several cats were living in unacceptable conditions, locked
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animals seized from the property include 2 african lionesses, 1 african lion, 1 bengal tiger, 8 canadian siberian lynx hybrid cats, 1 black panther, 1 fennec fox and 1 cervel caracal hybrid cat. coming up later... i'll tell you were the animals at this home are going. reporting live parker collins thirteen action news. sunny skies are back but this morning is near freezing for las vegas and below freezing in area just outside of the city! freeze warnings are up until 7am this morning for pahrump, sandy valley, degrees! within las vegas, morning lows will range between
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are much lighter this morning highs increasing starting today. highs will range between 60 and thanksgiving holiday. sunday night into monday though monday and with highs in the low 70s and upper 60s, it will feel like we live in seattle charleston expecting a trace to thanks for watching good morning las vegas.. we are always online at
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good morning, america. breaking news. donald trump offers jeff sessions attorney general, and michael flynn, national securitied adviser. he is set to talk with mitt romney for secretary of state as we kick into blizzard warning. the first major snowstorm of the season. shutting down highways, sparking deadly pileups and delaying flights. eating a travel nightmare. less than a week before thanksgiving. now more cold and snow in the forecast. terrifying road rage. the chilling 911 call. the woman behind the wheel, she said she was attacked by a stranger. >> he's right behind me hitting me. >> did he hit your car? >> yes. >> her incredible escape from what she calls her 25 minutes of torment. and amazing rescue.

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