Skip to main content

tv   Good Morning Las Vegas 5AM  ABC  November 27, 2016 5:00am-6:00am PST

5:00 am
orleans in chaos. 10 people are shot and one killed on bourbon street. the very latest from police. a plum of smoke takes over the las vegas strip. the incredible video sent to our newroom...the moment a semi-truck hits a power line. millions of americans put on a new overtime law that being delayed by the high court...will it ever go into effect? good morning las vegas! i'm ... and i'm 13 first alert meteorologist dan bronis ((ad-lib)) breaking overnight..
5:01 am
man is killed and 10 others the french quater in chaos...after police say one
5:02 am
new orleans police say the shooting happened ont he famous bourbon street around 1-30 this morning. detectives say two men were arrested for illegally carrying firearms. however, police say, they aren't sure if they were involved in the shooting. three people are recovering this morning-- after a car crashes through the wall -- of a burlington this was near eastern and tropicana. police say -- a woman went to park in a handicap spot... but then accidently hit the gas... plowing into the store. an employee was pinned between the van and the cash register. she went to the hospital but is expected to be okay. two other people invovlved in the crash have minor scrapes and bruises. police say the driver is cooperating with officers. a suspected shooter on the run. and right now -- metro police and nye county sheriff's
5:03 am
take a good look at this man. his name is jack freeland allen. deputies say -- he shot a man at a bar in pahrump. then he took off in a red chevy pick- up truck with two dogs inside. the victim is alive and doing okay. if you recongize him or know where he is...do not approach him and call police a man is recovering in the hospital this morning after he's shot in the torso. police say someone opened fire into the man's home near eastern and bonanza. if you have any informa right away. nats of sirens "oh my gosh" just take a look at this incredible video. smoke billowing from a semi-truck on the las vegas strip. metro says the tuck hit a wall and a power line near the signature m-g-m grand. here's another look from right behind the truck. the monorail was shut down for
5:04 am
police say nobody was hurt. a huge thank you -- to john ortiz that gave us some video. if you ever have video -- you want to share with us post it to our facebook page or email it to 13investigates@ktnv.c om. this morning -- four people are looking for a new place to live after a fire destroys their home. las vegas fire and rescue just sending us these images of the aftermath. the fire broke out at a two-story condo on wesla mead boulevard near jones last night. firefighters say the flames broke out in the kitchen and that a grease fire is to blame. no one was hurt. the damage is estimated -- at 50- thousand dollars. now to an update on a house first that we brought to you fast and first right here on 13 action news a family was able to escape this devastating two-story house fire, that ended up engulfing most of their home. investigators are now saying it was most likely an electrical
5:05 am
eastern. heavy flames shot out of the garage setting the cars in the driveway on fire, the holidays are here. and the timing of a new court ruling couldn't be at a worse time for some people. a new law would have given overtime to some 4-million people starting next week. but now --it's on-hold. kumasi aaron -- is looking into why -- and what's next. --pkg full=-- --kumasi aaron / @kumasinews-- the new rule overtime to salaried administrative or professional workers who make around 47-thousand dollars or less a year. it was supposed to take effect next thursday, december 1-st. --take vo:-- but twenty-one states challenged the overtime expansion, and a u-s district court in texas granted a nationwide preliminary injunction, saying the department of labor rule exceeds its authority. businesses across the country have been making changes these last few months anticipating the new rule. we asked an employment attorney what this means now: --benjamin hase (hasa) / mountain states employers
5:06 am
businesses have already bumped people up to the new salary levels and so far as those some of our businesses are going to want to review the documentation they generated the communications they sent to their employees about any possible change to the vet out whether or not they may be obligated to make those changes and some businesses simply haven't taken any action on that yet for the moment those businesses are in the clear th litigation and see exactly where this rule goes from here." --kumasi aaron / @kumasi news:-- the injuction is only a temporary measure. however many believe the judge's language indicates he is likely to strike down the regulation. for the now, i'm kumasi aaron. v an arrest has been made regarding a colorado state trooper who died after being hit by a truck on the side of the freeway. police say the driver of the truck is 41-year-old noe gamez-ruiz. accoriding to detectives, ruiz was driving a u-s foods truck
5:07 am
trooper... cody donahue. this is a tragic situation for both families. our prayers go with their family because i can't even put myself in their situation." ruiz was charged with wreckless driving resulting in a death. cuba continues to open its doors to more and more tourists these days... drawn by its history as well as it's controversial politics. with the death of fidel castro looming over the island nation,... many are asking if expand under his younger brother raul, or will it diminish? a-b-c's ron clairborne has more. it began with last year's restoration of diplomatic relations between cuba and the united states. nats - obama and raul castro meeting the u-s embassy in havana opened shortly afterward? american tourism in cuba forever transformed. sot obama - the progress that we marked today is yet another demonstration that we don't
5:08 am
american cruise to arrive in cuba in decades? in august? the first direct commercial flight traveled between the two countries since 1962?. americans now flooding the island? and filling up hotels with record bookings. on my trip to cuba this past may - i ran into several american tourists? sot - tony pandola / international travel guide now it's here, the americans are here, the tourism is here. an influx of visitors bringing much needed income to the cuba's tou difference from my first visit 20 years ago. nats - ron's standup i first came to cuba 19 years ago, and at that time, this area, old havana, was pretty much in disrepair. i came back a second time, 2 years later, and this area was being restored. now, 19 years after my first visit to havana, old havana has pretty much been restored to its century's old splendor. when president obama visited earlier this year - the first sitting president cuba has seen since 19-28.
5:09 am
league baseball holding a preseason game there last march - the first time since 19-99. nats - baseball game in cuba and that same month - rock legends the rolling stones strutting in front of a crowd once - many of whom had to listen to their favorite bands behind closed doors. soundbite: kasha, polish tourist -- "it's brilliant, it's a very historical thing," that's a lot of change in just over a year? for a country once frozen in time for more than half a century - and mostly forgotten by american travelers? until now. the battle for the freemont find out who came out on top...unlv or unr! and two unlikley allies join forces to help save the community they live in. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) to start the weekend we will be sunny with highs
5:10 am
5:11 am
5:12 am
5:13 am
higher elevations. winds will pick up some in the afternoon and remain breezy through sunday. we are still on schedule for a cold front to interact with southern nevada by saturday night into sunday. rain chances are holding around 30% for las vegas with snow looking to fall at 7000 feet and above; ranging between a trace and three inches. the rain and snow chances bleed into monday but looking to last only until the early morning. after t will leave us sunny and cool. highs all of next week look to stay below 60 with overnight lows in the upper 30s a few mornings! winter weather has moved into southern nevada, enjoy! ((ad-lib at desk)) with slight snow chances in the higher elevations. winds will pick up some in the afternoon and remain breezy through sunday.
5:14 am
southern nevada by saturday night into sunday. rain chances are holding around 30% for las vegas with snow looking to fall at 7000 feet and above; ranging between a trace and three inches. the rain and snow chances bleed into monday but looking to last only until the early morning. after the system departs it will leave us sunny and cool. highs all of next week look to stay below 60 with overnight lows in the upper 30s a few mornings! winter weather has moved into southern nevad, ((ad-lib at desk)) the battle for the fremont with slight snow chances in the higher elevations. winds will pick up some in the afternoon and remain breezy through sunday. we are still on schedule for a cold front to interact with southern nevada by saturday night into sunday.
5:15 am
30% for las vegas with snow looking to fall at 7000 feet and above; ranging between a trace and three inches. the rain and snow chances bleed into monday but looking to last only until the early morning. after the system departs it will leave us sunny and cool. highs all of next week look to stay below 60 with overnight lows in the upper 30s a few mornings! winter weather has moved into southern nevada, enjoy! ((ad-lib at desk)) cannon...is over. and it's going to get a new paint job after u-n-r demolished u-n-l-v -- 45 to 10. the rebels and the wolf pack -- went head to head at sam boyd stadium yesterday. but unlv -- just couldn't keep up. and now the fremont cannon is going up north to reno where the rebel red will be painted
5:16 am
entertainment world.. actor ron glass has passed away. glass is best known for his role as detective ron harrison on the police sitcom barney miller. his agent describes him as a private ...gentle ...and caring man who was an absolute delight to watch on screen. the actor passed friday night of heart failure. ron glass was 71. get a look at this blast from the past. this is florence henderson performing at the sands hotel and casino back in 1973. thursday night in los angeles. in the wake of police and community tension that continues to sweep the country it is tough to imagine... representatives from each side... could find common ground. but protester and self proclaimed gang member frank gottie and police union president mike williams not only see eye to eye, they refer to one another as friends.
5:17 am
outside...doesn't always mean things are well on the inside. what's nice on the
5:18 am
5:19 am
"you don't have any activities lot because he's a police they are standing. come to the table and get agreed-upon" both men hope joint support will affect city hall, which happens to be where anchor tag officer and i'm a citizen of agreed-upon" both men hope what's nice on the outside...doesn't always mean
5:20 am
darcy spears talks about looks being decing you're watching good morning las vegas.. we'll be right back on this morning. just because something looks
5:21 am
5:22 am
5:23 am
all the time in her dirty dining reports.. and it's what you're about to see right now. leticia's cocina near farm and tule springs looks lovely. but the popular, upscale mexican restaurant known for its freshly made food got stung by a 32-demerit c grade... including food that was not so fresh.
5:24 am
seven-day shelf life, so technically expired tamales, birria, beef, cauliflower. expired food always makes people cringe. 10:31 leticia: and we revisited that and we went through training and all our staff now knows whether it's seven days or not, it goes. inspectors also found a fly swatter on a food storage shelf and clean equipment stored in dirty containers. 13:46 leticia: the staff is just kind of getting a little too complacent and it's my job. the biggest problem at leticia's was food at unsafe sour cream, ceviche, tamales, guacamole, vegetables, shrimp and corn. 9:24 leticia: we closed. we took everything out. she says the walk-in cooler went down. you can see it empty in this picture, save for some food debris on walls and shelves. when inspectors arrived, it was filled with uncovered food subject to contamination. 12:08 leticia: obviously the lids weren't there and pico de gallo they had just made it and
5:25 am
part. they also missed a kitchen fundamental. 10:59 d: they noted improper handwashing. that's one of the basic things that can spread foodborne illness and the basic things everybody should know. leticia: oh absolutely! and i tell you what--when they walk in, it is nerve- wracking, and i even get so discombobbled. leticia said the c grade hurt the whole staff. 12:50 leticia: it's devastating! everybody works very hard and believe me, this is the bread and butter of many. and we ta heart. so much so that it seems they tried to hide it. inspectors left the c grade clearly visible on the wall, but a few days later, a customer posted this picture on yelp showing the grade card had been taken down and partially obscured from view. leticia says they've changed procedures and retrained the entire team. as for her customers... 13:22 leticia: my message is that i am so sorry and this
5:26 am
closures were both at the jw marriott on north rampart. the lodge bar and pantry were shut down for having no hot water. at the pantry, inspectors also found tong handles touching crackers--which contaminates the food. and at the bar, the hand sink was clogged. darcy tag: the marriott lodge bar and pantry and leticia's cocina are all back to zero- demerit a grades. darcy spears, 13 action news. the death of a world leader brings out many emotions among but what do people in south america and cuba think of the death of fidel castro... and... why will the secret service be spending millions more to protect president elect donald trump. right now on good morning las
5:27 am
5:28 am
5:29 am
legacy stands. what does it mean for
5:30 am
or worse? plus, we went out and looked for cubans living here in the valley to find out what they had to say about the death of the communist leader. and hillary clinton's campaign finally breaks its silence concerning jill stein's proposal for a recount. why clinton is backing the proposal. good morning las vegas! i'm ... let's get started with 13 first alert meteorologist dan bronis ((ad-lib) sunny with highs into the 60s. clouds will start to move in later in the day with slight snow chances in the higher elevations. winds will pick up some in the afternoon and remain breezy through sunday. we are still on schedule for a cold front to interact with southern nevada by saturday night into sunday. rain chances are holding around 30% for las vegas with snow looking to fall at 7000 feet and above; ranging between a
5:31 am
into monday but looking to last only until the early morning. after the system departs it will leave us sunny and cool. highs all of next week look to stay below 60 with overnight lows in the upper 30s a few mornings! winter weather has moved into southern nevada, enjoy! a large, strong pacific system is tracking toward the las vegas valley and will keep the wind, slight chances for rain and a big, long lasting cool-down to the area. what is going on in cuba and in florida following the death of communist leader fidel castro. he led the island nation for almost 50 years, but now with him gone, many are asking, what will the relationship be like between the u-s and cuba? rafael romo is in havanna with the story. cuban state television announced -- the country will
5:32 am
during this time all public government in the western improving. --reporter pkg-as follows-- fidel castro knew his days were after a near-fatal illness in began taking tentative steps toward reform, the u-s began to "trust u.s. conflicts or threats of war." in september last year, fidel what he called cuba's
5:33 am
shown in occasional photos with foreign leaders. fidel castro came to power as a revolutionary inspired by marx. but as he died, fidel castro was watching his revolution ch cuban state television announced -- the country will hold 9 days of mourning. during this time all public activities will cease. and flags will fly at military buildings. president obama released a statment following the death of fidel castro. in it he says quote... "we extend a hand of friendship -- to the cuban people. we know -- that this moment fills cubans -- with powerful emotions. history will record -- and judge the enormous impact -- of this singular figure -- on the people -- and world around him." president- also released a statement -- saying-- "it is my hope -- that today marks a move away -- from the horrors endured -- for too
5:34 am
-- people -- can finally live in the freedom -- they so richly deserve." here at home many cuban american's say they've been waiting for this day for a long time. 051645 i am extremely happy , it was the happiest day of , my entire life. 051649 maria caminero is president of the cuban heritage foundation. she left cuba when she was a baby -- and hasn't been back. caminero says this may not be the end of communism inside cuba. but she says it's definitely a an era. then there are those -- who are mourning castro's death. venezuelan president -- nicolas madura -- is honoring the former cuban leader -- declaring three days of mourning -- in venezuela. the cost of securing the president, and his family, may sky- rocket with the next administration. that's because the white house may not be the only place the secret service will have to
5:35 am
rachel crane explains. (donald trump/president- elect) "they are fantastic people, so i want to thank the secret service." 725 5th avenue, also known as trump tower, might be getting a new tenet. the secret service. a law enforcement official tells cnn that the secret service is considering renting a whole floor of the famed tower in order to establish a 24/7 command post -- ensuring the safety of the future first family who won't all be moving to the white house in melania and their 10-year-old son barron will continue to live in trump tower when asked about the timing of their move trump said this: (donald trump/president- elect) " very soon, right after he is finished with school." regardless of when they relocate, the command post at trump tower won't be cheap. the going price for the space? around 1.5 million dollars per year. the price tag is striking but it's not just the cost that's
5:36 am
trump tower, so tax payers would be paying the president elect for his own security. officials tell cnn security plans are still evolving since many things are still up in the air, like when the future first family will move to the white house, and how often the president elect plans to visit them in the meantime. that was rachel crane reporting. a separate law enforcement official says the number of n-y-p-d cops protecting trump tower could grow cost of about one million dollars a day. the official says a separate command may be needed just to focus on security for the future president. green-party candidate jill stein rasied millions of dollars to have votes counted again in wisconsin, michigan and pennsylvania. despite trump being skeptical of the reports of hacking, stein says it is still necessary to ensure he is the correct winner. "he may be creating his own facts here, as he's been known to do sometimes in the past.
5:37 am
himself said that it was a rigged election, unless he won it." and -- stein says -- she's also calling on gary johnson's team for support. hillary clinton's campaign says -- it will take part in efforts to push for recounts in several key states. the campaign says they've not found any evidence of hacking on voting systems. despite that the campaign has been quietly investigating accusations for a while. the've received hundreds of upon hearing about the recoun, the president-elect -- firing back. he says in statement -- quote: "the people have spoken and the election is over." he goes on to say -- "this is a scam by the green party. and the results of this election -- should be respected instead of being challenged and abused." anti-trump protests continue across the county...and today a protest is planned here in las vegas. it'll start at the parking lot-- behind the linq.
5:38 am
trump international hotel just off the strip. this would be the third -- major anti-trump protest in las vegas. organizers say their goal is to encourage an official recount for swing states. after trump wins the electoral vote, but clinton winning the popular vote. police in san jose, california are investigating a hate letter sent to a mosque. the letter is filled with threatening remarks saying -- quote: "you muslims -- are vile anonymous letter goes on to credit president-elect -donald trump as the new sheriff in town who will quote "cleanse" america starting with muslims claiming it will be similar to what hitler did to jewish people. police still looking for whoever wrote the letter. one person is dead. and another is hurt after a shooting at a florida mall. police say it happened yesterday morning at the coral-square mall. police evacuated the shopping
5:39 am
was put on lockdown for about an hour. investigators say an owner of a jewelery store shot his employee, then shot and killed himself. police have not released a motive yet, but the employee is expected to survive now to a 13 action news update on the tragic school bus crash in tennessee. one of the children killed, in monday's school-bus crash in tennessee -- was laid to rest yesterday. 9-year-old cor'dayja jones -- was among the 6 children who died. she was a member -- of her and yesterday the choir took the stage without her and sang her favorite song in her honor. her children's pastor says -- it was a beautiful service for -- a beautiful little girl. she was the most genuine child you could ever meet. you know when people say, that oh man - they leave everyone smiling? and they just say it? for cor'dayja they really meant that. she also says cor'dayja always offered help to other kids and adults. more funerals are expected this
5:40 am
overnight heavy rain slammed the northwest. just look at this! on thursday alone -- the portland airport -- measured nerly two- inches of rain . that's about five percent -- of the rain portland usually gets in a year. and -- it's still coming down! mother nature is not expected to let up for a few more days. and unknown google maps user changed the name of trump tower to "dump tower" on the website. the post was up for a couple hours before other us of the error. google responded saying it allows any google user to add to its map's program. although this may be helpful, it does admit it leads to inaccuracies such as this. google has since changed it back, and is trying to prevent it from happening again. good morning everyone! it's the holiday season, which means it's 13 days of givng here at action news... when we come back we'll introduce you to one family
5:41 am
las vegas a better place to live. our 13-days of giving is now underway! we're asking you to
5:42 am
5:43 am
5:44 am
the gifts will be distributed by the las vegas rescue mission. you will be helping family's -- like the rivens. for the last year -- the mission -- has been helping this family of four -- after mom lost her job. they were evicted -- and needed shelter and support. it was kinda tough, because we situation before, it hit us pretty hard at first the first for about the first 3 or 4 days we was in and out of it, it was sort of like a daze but thanks to the mission -- they're slowly getting back on their feet! the rivens -- got their own apartment -- your donation -- will help provide presents for the kids. donation bins -- are already out around the valley. for a complete list -- go to our website -- k-t-n-v dot com.
5:45 am
mart -- and zippy shell -- are proud sponsors of 13-action news -- and the 13-days of giving. an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what about a drink a day? well, one study says drinking may not be as bad for as we once might have thought. and black friday is done, so is small business saturday, up next cyber monday!! but, how many of you will be shopping at work? we have the numbers. ((ad-lib)) a couple nightcaps -- at the end of the day could cut your ri percent. but -- people who drink more
5:46 am
5:47 am
5:48 am
of stroke. that's according -- to a review of studies -- published in b-m-c medicine. but -- what about those tee- totalers? the lead author of the review says -- the best practice -- don't drink any
5:49 am
black friday -- it's in the books. a lot of americans -- will be shopping on cyber monday. and many of us -- will be doing at work. a new survey -- from robert half technology -- suggests nearly half of workers -- will shop at their desks monday. 65-percent -- admit to minimizing their screens -- when they're shopping -- when a manager walks up. more than half of managers say -- they'll actually let employees shop -- as long as it isn't excessive. most people say -- they shop on their lunch breaks. but a few -- confess to doing
5:50 am
conference calls -- or during meetings. ((((chat))) ((ad-lib)) a large, strong pacific system is tracking toward the las vegas valley and will keep the wind, slight chances for rain and a big, long lasting cool-down to the area. a wind advisory is in effect through noon today. also, a chance for mountain rain and snow showers will exist this afternoon. here in the valley we have a slight chance for isolated showers after 9am and before 5pm.
5:51 am
mph this afternoon, which is about 10 mph lower than the overnight. we really notice the cold air overnight with lows dropping into the low 40s to upper 30s in the valley. highs stay in the 50s most of the week with calmer winds by monday. we also pick up another slight chance of seeing snow showers in the mountains early monday morning. afternoon. by thursday, another system will start to move into the area which will again prevent temperatures from budging from the mid 50s through at least saturday. expect breezy winds on friday and saturday.
5:52 am
5:53 am
shannon ogden -- finds a caring couple -- who's now touching -- hundreds of lives. 2:59 you like this one better? - nats--- max watson has a very important job 1:43 -hits buttons - farting sounds- laughing he is the official toy tester for "santa's little hackers" the non-profit his parents deana and steve created as a way to provide adaptable toys to kids with special needs around the world. 13:43 this is one of the most complex adaptations because we've take the electronics out of the toy.
5:54 am
-drill press turns on-- where they keep the drill press and soldering (soddering) iron 10:10 we're just intersecting the existing circuit so we can allow a switch to be plugged into this port. 10:17 just part of the process of turning off-the shelf toys into toys that can be triggered by buttons and switches used by kids with special needs 31:22 hanna, can you help us carry the boxes upstairs? yes, of course. 31:26 the toys are all donated by people responding to wish lists on the "santa's little hackers" web site. 31:41 so this is our toy room toys. oh wow 31:46 hanna helped sort a recent toy shipment. and asked about the inspiration behind "santa's little helpers." 48:30 so we were walking through a target and we saw the same toy that we had seen online and i asked my husband if he could adapt that toy for max and he said i don't see why not. 48:40 answering the challenge saved the watsons half the cost of an already adapted toy 19:40 you buy a toy for 80 dollars and you don't know if it's going to work for them 19:45 1:23:25 we've had parents
5:55 am
christmases the child would open the toy and it's not a toy they could play with. they couldn't squeeze the button on the hand or on the toy. 1:23:37 1:23:49 by making this adaptation - edit/butt - 1:23:57 they can push the button and watch it sing, watch the light come on 1:24:00 but these are more than just toys when they're adapted they're learning devices. 1:26:10 these are used as a tool to teach. if i press this same button it will activate my communication device the same way it year "santa's little hackers" modified and shipped 500 toys to 45 states and 8 countries. this year their goal is higher but maybe not as high as their request list. 1:22:39 right now where we are sitting we can purchase and ship about 600 toys. we have 2,000 requests 1:22:48 the watsons expect to spend some long hours adapting as many toys as they can. 1:36:46 once he goes to bed we
5:56 am
toys and go until we're too tired 1:37:58 toys max will put to his quality test 9:35 nats of farting sounds "oh toodles" i'm shannon ogden. time now is xxx right now we are working on all-new stories for our six o'clock hour. including 9 shot and 1 killed in a shooting on bourbon street in new orleans. we have the latest. you're watching good morning we'll be right back on this morning. time now is xxx right now we are working on all-new stories for our six o'clock
5:57 am
5:58 am
5:59 am
6:00 am
10 people are shot and one killed on bourbon street. the very latest from police. a plum of smoke takes over the las vegas strip. the incredible video sent to our newroom...the moment a semi-truck hits a power line. millions of americans put on hold this holiday season. a new overtime law that being delayed by the high court...will it ever go into effect? good morning las vegas! i'm ... and i'm 13 first alert meteorologist dan bronis ((ad-lib)) breaking overnight.. chances in the higher elevations. winds will pick up some in the afternoon and remain breezy through sunday.

19 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on