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Dec 2, 2015 5:00pm EST
. >> reporter: apparently so, george. what we have been seeing over the past probably half an hour or so for the first time in the hour and a half that we've been here is officers, ambulance, fire trucks, starting to pull away from the scene. clearly they don't think that this area is of much danger. and what the chief said is that they do believe those gunmen are on the loose now. that's one reason that we've got reports that across this city, city officials are on lockdown. the courthouses. any government officials are still on lockdown. we know that the courts are being surrounded by a swarm of officers with guns at the ready. this city is very much on tenter hooks right now with those alleged possibly three assailants out somewhere. now they're starting to let people come back in here. but whatever happened in there, even though they still may be clearing that building, i think the bottom line from the sheriff's office and police officers here on the ground that situation is over. of course what else is going on we don't know. >> former fbi agent brad garrett with us this afternoon. the
ABC
Oct 28, 2016 5:00pm PDT
, junior... who lost his life... in north las vegas! 13 action news reporter tom george has more from donna and azure.. where that tragic accident well friends and family say donald dixon was the kind of kid who could light up a room and draw a crowd thats exactly whats happening today at his zillion thoughts that i can live the rest of my life just remembering his smile its hard not to smile thinking about donald dixon.. sot he was something else.. sot he was just a ball of joy ...and in just two days... his family was planning to him with a 19th birthday celebration nats instead... they were the ones surprised, to hear the unthinkable... sot they were just coming from everywhere, when they found out, i mean they were crying like babies because what they left. dixon had graudted from mojave high school... and was set to join the military.... he also had recently started a hobby for bikes... sot he got a street bike and ever since then he's been wanting more... he was riding a friends bike yesterday afternoon down this street... when police say he accidentally ran a stop sign collidin
ABC
Oct 18, 2016 5:00pm PDT
... forcing him.... to return to school. as 13 action news reporter..... tom george explains... its not the first time..... valley bus drivers have been attacked! now drivers tell me for the most part once they leave the bus yard, it's usually pretty save getting from point a to of students and sometimes parents getting out of control. it seemed to start with frustrated parents.... upset over bus times... smashing this window.... now, another driver has come forward saying students on his bus assaulted him... ralph murphy says friday, students on his middle school bus became unruly - and one even grabbed him while he was behind the wheel. murphy says he's reported the incident... but wants to school system to be aware of the situation drivers are in... classroom ... different... teacher gets to stand still, look at the students. something happens, the teacher can ea to the principal if necessary because the classroom is not moving through the neighborhood on a city street. now coming up tonight at 6, hear how ccsd is handling this case, and what disciplinary action they may be takin
ABC
Oct 11, 2016 5:00pm PDT
of a busy roadway. 13 action news reporter tom george joins us live near flamingo and eastern where the fight broke out. tom -- you can see just how busy this area is here. this video is less than a minute long but that short amount of time was at look for that fight to go from start to you can see a man get out of his car armed with a crowbar before scuffling with a crowbar. but then she flips the script grabbing the crowbar and swinging it at him. he flips her over but she comes back swinging. and ends up smashing his window... meanwhile, in the background two guys watch it all go down. me personally i probably would have broke it up, they should've broke it but a lot of people mind their own business in that type of situation but it was definitely crazy. after its all over the man gets now you can't see it in the video but metro says the woman also had a knife. coming up tonight at 6, how they're handling the case and what kinds of charges could be coming. reporting live at flamingo and eastern tol george 13 action news it was a long, slow chase as troopers tried to pull over a t
ABC
Jun 10, 2016 5:00pm EDT
them. ali had just defeated george foreman and began the heavy -- regained the heavy weight title. sport magazine made him the man of the year and dick was going to host this televised dinner honoring muhammad ali. dick called my agent looking for a comedian who did some sports material. as fate would have it, that comedian was not available and she wisely said -- [laughter] >>> it's destiny, man. and she wisely said listen i got this young kid and he does this great imitation of ali and cosell it would be perfect. i don't know why but dick said okay. i'll try him. if he stinks i can cut him out of the show. i couldn't believe it. my first time on television and it would be with ali. i ran to the plaza hotel. i met mr. shapp who would later become a part my family. he said how should i introduce you? nobody knows who you are. and i said just say one of ali's closest and dearest friends. [laughter] >>> my thought was i'll get right to the microphone go into my howard cosell and i'll be fine. and then i nervously moved into the jammed ballroom and that's when i saw him for the first
ABC
Nov 24, 2016 5:00pm PST
anything - you still get your get everybody something and not go broke! tom george tosses to mahsa here are a few stores open right now -- kmart -- kohl's -- macy's -- and michael's. sounds like a line from the sound of music. this -- is just a taste -- of where you'll find holiday deals ti ktnv.com. more and more international tourists are making their way to las vegas-- to jump on the black friday bandwagon. people we talked with said there are brands here they can't get at home and prices are cheaper since items aren't imported. but mainly.. they tell us they're fascinated by the whole experience. they plan to stay up all night get in line and make the rush for doorbusters. take sot 22:16:46:04 it's a very interestin g event butt 22:16:54:10 i want to buy than other days officials with the las vegas north premium outlets say a large part of their customer base-- are international tourists. pie while you sit back -- enjoying your food-coma.. think about this. today-- the average american -- consumed 45-hundred calories. that's according to the calorie- control council. and a lot of those
ABC
Oct 19, 2016 5:00pm PDT
morning.... ending with a suspect.... shot by police... 13 action news reporter.... tom george joins us in studio.... he has more from a witness.... who saw it all go down... the car came close to hitting her... and it was on rims before a chase ended on foot and troopers closed in.. sot like if it was a few seconds before, he would have hit me.. a morning trip to drop off her kids at school in henderson.... turned terrifying for susann salazar... a reckless driver just missing her.... driving on rims.... hopping curbs... sot as soon as he hit that curb... i knew he was trying to run from something, cause nobody in jump a curb.state she was right... but what she didnt know... just how long that chase had it all started downtown at this am pm gas station... a woman getting a car wash... says she came out to find a suspect stealing her car... a man tried to help... but the suspect peeled out... sot he gets in the car, throws it in reserve and injures the woman and the witness. troopers spotted the car a short time later and said the driver was out of control. sot we are following a black toy
ABC
May 11, 2015 5:00pm EDT
to get the important security codes on the back of them coming up. >> and george zimmerman escapes serious injury after an incident with gunfire in florida. we'll have the very latest. those stories and more, also cecily back with the full accuweather forecast for the week ahead coming up next. >> we could find out the fate of the boston marathon bomber sometime this week. today the defense and prosecution wrapped up their case in the penalty phase of the trial. dzhokhar tsarnaev's lawyers are trying to save him from the death penalty. during the hearing today death penalty opponents sister helen prajean testified that tsarnaev expressed genuine sorrow for the victims. closing arguments are expected to start wednesday. >>> today hundreds of people came out to remember two mississippi police officers murdered on saturday. officers la corey tate and benjamin dean were shot and killed during a traffic stop. today four suspects arrested in the shooting went before a judge and the mother of two of the suspects apologized for their actions and said drugs are to blame. >> turning to healt
ABC
Nov 25, 2016 5:00pm PST
and put a chunk of the valley in the dark on thanksgiving. 13 action news reporter tom george is live where the fire started. well it was definitely a thanksgiving to remember for a lot of people - when the lights went out, they had no idea it was actually this power substation just a few blocks on fire ... the power was shut off to put water - it left customers out of power for at least 3 hours, as they celebrated thanksgiving the dark.. take pkg it was an all-american thanksgiving.. sot we had a standard dinner the girls and i cooked dinner but just as the tryptophan-induced coma was setting in... sot we're sitting back watching a little tv and then boom! everything goes out sot this all of a sudden the electricity went out a thanksgiving surprise that left neighbors wondering what happened... sot we thought it was something much bigger like a zombie apocalypse or something the helicopters - the kids were like is it the purge dad? it wasn't the purge... but it turns out it was a pretty large fire at a substation nearby... video from a viewer shows the flames gushing out. turns
ABC
Mar 9, 2015 5:00pm EDT
. this also happened in front of a nearby school, the clymer george school on west rush street. so again a shooting under investigation by philadelphia police right now. we're still trying to determine the condition of the victim and the search for a gunman. we'll continue to update this breaking news story as more information becomes available to us from north philadelphia. >>> well, after a long winter crews in new jersey are turning their focus from clearing the roads to fixing them. the action cam was in hamilton township mercer county today for an up close look at how crews filled potholes all across the garden state. the state rents special machines that fix potholes without having to put any crews on the street. officials say they expect to spend at least $4 million fixing 300,000 potholes in the next month. >> speaking of which, time for a check of our "action news" traffic report for you monday night. >> matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center with the latest on the commute home tonight that hopefully won't encounter many potholes but a lot of traffic i guess. >> i
ABC
Feb 15, 2016 5:00pm EST
george w. bush will appear on stage for the first time since jeb launched his campaign. >>> both george h.w. bush and george w. bush won primary elections in south carolina. voters there head to the polls on saturday. >>> meantime both hillary clinton and senator bernie sanders are on the campaign trail tonight. the two appeared at the same church in las vegas over the weekend. democrats in nevada will caucus on saturday as well. >> well, pope francis visited one of the poorest areas of mexico today during a visit. the pope celebrated mexico's indians. he's attempting to recruit more catholics in a state where protestants are the majority. he presided over a mass in three native languages. during his homily the pope called for more appreciation for the indigenous cultures. it icultures. >>> the president hopes to visit cuba before he reaches office. so far the white house has not changed in it plans. >> turning to health check tonight it has been a very quiet flu season but there may be changing. the government says flu activity around the u.s. is rising and expected to go up mor
ABC
Jul 16, 2015 5:00pm EDT
half hour. >> coming up next at 5:00 we have an update on the condition of former president george h.w. bush after a fall. >> and we look at falls like that and what is being done nationally to keep elderly from getting hurt in their homes. >> a break from the heat and humidity and it comes back with a vengeance. i'm sigourney weaver and new york is my home. there's no place like it in the world... like our state parks. the adirondacks are my favorite. for hiking, fishing, camping, you name it. niagara falls is the oldest state park, but visiting it never gets old. the readers of a national newspaper voted letchworth the #1 state park in america. watkins glen, #3. new york state parks are a gift. plan your vacation at iloveny.com/summer there's something for everyone. >>> doctors now say former president, george h.w. bush suffers no neuro logical damage when he fell and injures his neck. he fell in his home in kennebunkport, maine yesterday they didn't say how he fell but is in good spirits today. bush at 91 is the oldest living former president. and turning to health check now the
ABC
Feb 24, 2016 5:00pm EST
george zimmerman george zimmerman who was not a white police officer. >>> watches continue for our area. especially southern areas of delaware we see the bright area of red and that is where we have a brand new severe thunderstorm warning for eastern parts of kent county as well as far southern sussex county all points dover and harrington and winds with these storms near 70 miles per hour and in fact the storms themselves on double scan live radar, are racing to the north and east at speeds of 65 miles per hour, so it's the momentum of the storm in addition to the winds bringing it down creates such powerful winds and hide away acres also 10 minutes before the 6:00 hour, and six lightning strikes and heavy rain in southern new jersey, as we look to the north and west, we have torrential rain along the pennsylvania turnpike, these are also racing to the north at over 50 miles per hour and the rain is brief and heavy and continues to move along. so not seeing flooding issues and downpours south and west of pottstown and higher terrain of chester county and no severe weather with it. and
ABC
Jan 7, 2016 5:00pm EST
1700s and george washington even visited there once. >>> it's finally cold enough to open the slopes in the ski resorts in our area. >> as soon as the temperatures dropped. the snow machines were put into high gear, here is our hd camera, spring mountain opened last night with one trail and two lifts, a big victory for them. and business is back at blue mountain and gray hall is there with more on the happy skiers. >> reporter: hi rick and monica, it's like christmas for many of these skiers, they say they are waiting on this colder weather and as soon as they got the green light they hit the slopes. >> the seasons are getting later and later every year, i don't know if that is climate change or what. >> after an unusually warm start to the season, the skiers are excited that the cold weather arrived it means they can hit the slope. >> overall it's not bad, a good opening day considering the lousy weather we have for skiing. >> blue mountain opened for skiers despite blowing snow earlier in the season the ground was not cold enough. >> we had an unexpected slow start to the se
ABC
Jan 3, 2017 5:00pm EST
that includes former president george w. bush and his wife laura as well as bill and hillary clinton. megan hughes, channel 6 "action news." >> as we mentioned bill and hillary clinton surprising to folks plan to attend the inauguration that came after george w. bush would attend along with first lady, laura bush and hillary clinton has largely avoid the the public eye since the come from behind victory over her in november. >>> a man in texas that became angry for waiting for treatment in a hospital er in houston ended up being shot by police, he started to fire bullets into the ceiling of the hospital and walked out. deputies stopped the man and ordered him to drop his weapon and allegedly refused to do so and was shot several time, the man is listed in critical condition but is expected to survive. >>> world news tonight on david muir will have more on today's top stories including the first day of the 115th congress. watch it at 6:30 following "action news" at 6:00. >>> in the lehigh valley,ing third degree murder charges were dropped against former wrestling champ, jimmy super f
ABC
Feb 10, 2017 5:00pm EST
george washington glitch 2013 as a way top punish a democratic mayor who did not endorse him. >> one philadelphia police graphics artist who normally uses his talents to help catch criminals is that now helping give some families closure. johnny castro does portraits of officers killed in the line of duty. those portraits are donated to the family or colleagues. we have the story tonight. >> you got it. my name is johnny castro and i'm a philadelphia police graphics artist. these are just some of the composites i've done. the same process, the forensic aspect we do the drawing of the suspects. they'll have a victim or a witness that has seen a suspect, they'll bring them down here and then i have a method that i'll go over with them where they pick out facial features with the way the eyes looked the nose looked shape of the head much it's kind of like a speed drawing almost. i always start with the eyes. i think it's the easiest they knothingto do. kind of came natural to me. i've always been drawing portraits. >> what else do you do. >> i do portraits of officers that are k
ABC
Jan 20, 2017 5:00pm EST
. >> absolutely. but george, we also have to think about the protesters. that's american, too. that's apart of being american, as well. that's the civil rights movement. that's the anti-war movement. in the vietnam war era. that's part of who we are as a country. we're seeing the full of america play out today. >> martha raddatz, when we were listening to president obama in his final press conference, he was saying of any kind of squashing of that is one of the things that could drive him back into the political arena, not to run for anything, but to speak out. >> he talked about those as the core values, the things -- that there's normal policy discuss n discussions, there's normal divisions, but there were certain things he would want to speak out about. and think back to his chicago speech, too, i mean, he really was telling people that it was up to them to change. >> i think, i mean, byron said that it's a joyous moment. it's a joyous moment for a segment in the population, that say, we've arrived. we've finally gotten there. i think for a large other part of the population, this
ABC
Nov 10, 2016 5:00pm PST
news reporter.... tom george.... joins us here in studio... with more... tom? tricia... eventually a long list of targeted schools will be down to just a handful of clark county schools that as soon as next school year could become charter schools through a new achievement district... today, more a hundred parents and teachers went to the state board to make sure their school isn't on that list... many parents came to the board meeting today from tom williams elementary and monaco middle schools... just two of the dozens of schools targeted for low achievement... par are making progress and are happy with their teachers... while some say charters are a better way... sot guadalupe gonzalez / parent my son is progressing in writing, math, and reading. and i wouldn't change a thing about it, so i'm satisfied. i know all these parents are worried about change. change is a good thing. especially when what we're doing right now isn't working. the superintendent from the proposed achievement district that would handle the change... says those schools could keep some of their same teachers
ABC
Nov 25, 2014 5:00pm EST
has an interview with george steph nop that is directly after "action news" at 6:00, over to rick and monica. >> thank you. time now for a check of a very busy "action news" traffic report. lets go live to matt pellman in the traffic center. >> oh my. me oh my. i have an unpleasant ride home. in plymouth meeting we saw flames from a fire, and now police are pulling away from the vehicle fire and now they extinguished the fire and the suv is towed away and the lanes are reopen, and serious backlog, on the blue route 76 a stand still up to the scene just north of the mid county toll plaza, where you get on the eastbound side of the turnpike. it's spilling back on to the schuylkill, from 202 to 476, with the whole way to the montgomery with speeds of 10 miles per hour. think alternates to the schuylkill this afternoon it's continued protests in north philadelphia, north broad street blocked by temple and in tabernacle, burlington county, a crash along flyit road. more than i could spit out. >> have you another chance. much more to come on "action news" this evening, the government is
ABC
Jan 20, 2016 5:00pm PST
rhetoric.... for possibly sparking... the f-b-i investigation. george clooney is joining the list of -a-listers speaking against the lack of diversity.... at "the oscars".. telling "variety".. he thinks... african americans.... have a fair point. for the second year in a row.. all -20- oscar nominees in the acting categories are white. the actor joins whoopi goldberg.. british actor (eye-dris) idris elba.. and... of course... the two that started it all.. director spike lee and jada pinket smith. right now.. millions of people from kansas to washigton, d.c. are bracing..... for a whole lot of snow!!! coming up.. who's getting hit first. plus.. an implosion rocks.... north carolina. pause for big expolsion why they're getting rid of the that.... -1- hundred -75- foot tall mass of concrete. and when you ask.. we investigate. a new homeowner comes to action news with issues over net metering rates.. 'after' she buys a home with solar panels. find out what experts say you need to know before you do the same thing. demolition crews brought down two grain silos..... here's a closer look. t
ABC
Nov 16, 2016 5:00pm PST
, someone said this would make bernie madoff proud. tom george, 13 action news. the henderson police department is hoping to be more transparent..... about crime and department activities!!! the department says.... it's the first law enforcement agency in the state..... to use a federal data portal program. the site provides.... the most commonly requested crime stats collected.... by the f-b-i... plus... information on police force and shootings. a pahrump middle school student was taken into custody.... for bringing a gun to school. a staff member was told about the gun... and.... confiscated the bag.... it was in. police say.... no ammo was in the gun... and... there were no reports of it being used.... in a threatening way. marijuana possession is no longer a crime the clark county d-a's office says it will pursue. the decision comes only a month and a half before recreational 13 action news reporter david schuman explains why criminal lawyers are applauding the decision. 13:33:36 mace yampolsky, criminal defense lawyer "what i've always said is don't they have bigger things to p
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Dec 1, 2016 5:00pm PST
george buch said there would be quote "no safe spaces in my classes" and threatened to report undocumented students to immigration authorities. right now -- there is a petition at u-n-l-v to protect illegal immigrants it asks the university not to give out the information of undocumented students and teachers if the deferred action for childhood arrivals-- daca-- is repeae a new study out this afternoon -- shows more people die from breast cancer in southern nevada than the rest of the country. the study from u-n-l-v found our survival rate is nearly 5-percent below the national average -- and much lower than in north western nevada. it's even lower for black and filipina women in southern nevada -- researchers say they tend to be diagnosed at later stages. researchers hope the new u-n-l-v school of medicine can winds gusting between 30 and 35 mph with sustained winds around 20 mph from the north. we keep to sunny skies and highs just below 55 degrees for most locations. a wind advisory is in effect for areas around las vegas through the day on friday. then near 60 on sunday.
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Oct 25, 2016 5:00pm PDT
from here by the end of the month. reporting near university and spencer, tom george, 13 action news. that woman's.... not alone. a similar story unfolded.... near washington and -j- street! several homes.... including one with sleeping children inside... were riddled with bullets. police say... as many as..... -3- homes were hit with gunfire... last night. officers say... they found.... at least.... -10- shell casings... our cameras saw way more.... than that... thankfully... no one got hurt. a witness told poc someone in a car.... just shooting... randomly. only on -13- action news... we're hearing from a man..... living inside one of the homes.... that was shot. pedro hernandez, home shot 3:45:01-3:45:09 "i was sleeping in the living room when i heard like two shots very louder and my son comes from the room screaming get down on the ground get down on the ground." right now.. police are looking... for the shooter. breaking news right now -- .metro police have identified two suspects in a fatal shooting at a northwest valley gas station. these are pics from previous 19-year-old jo
ABC
Feb 7, 2016 5:00pm PST
ceasar!" starring george and "the revenant" - riding a wave of 12 oscar nominations - picked up 7-point-1 million dollars in its seventh weekend... so far - the leonardo dicaprio film has earned 149-million. now for a look at who's hiring around the valley. a career fair will be held on wednesday february 10th at the suncoast hotel and casino from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. a variety of full and part-time jobs will be available. organizers say you should bring plenty of resumes and dress your best. stay with us - we will have another look at your work week forecast. but right now, here's a live look outside in the valley. you're watching thirteen action news, where you ask. at 9 -- beyond the tank at 10 -- shark tank at 11 -- action news thank you for joining us... we'll be back for action news praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist. a practical and successful legislator, bernie sanders passed more roll-call amendments in a republican congress than any other member, primary care access for millions of americans, protected social security, cracked the gridlo
ABC
Nov 3, 2016 5:00pm PDT
action news reporter... tom george is live... ...... with more on his visit. tom.... nats cheering forget the democratiic convention... or republican convention... at the kids vention... enteraining. sot hillary clinton is a little less out there but she also has a very strong voice sot what do you think about donald trump? i think he's good and i think he but as the adults bicker back and forth.... they might learn and things or two from these kids... sot it's definitely more fun to debate pennies and sports trophies and getting kids excited for the future as opposed to the unideal election we have going on this year. coming up at 6 -- hear from donald trump junior... breaking political news... on the day donald trump jr. is campaigning in las vegas, the federal government says his father's las vegas hotel is breaking the law. in a stinging order, the national labor relations board said trump las vegas' refusal to sit down with the culinary union -- "constitutes an unlawful failure and refusal union." the n-l-r-b ordered the hotel, co-owned by trump and treasure island owner phil ruffin,
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Oct 10, 2016 5:00pm PDT
reporter tomorrow -- tom george joins us in our studio to explain. >> it had to be postponed. some of the contestants flew here to find out only they arrived. bianca sylva was one of the contestants to find out. they it wouldn't have made sense to have a pageant with eight out of 25 people. >> it wouldn't have looked good on stage. it wouldn't have been fair. i'm sure that any pageant girl that has worked hard all year doesn't want an easy win, she wants to win because they are the best. >> they are upset because their family spent money to come to the competition. pay for tickets for those to come back again. >> this is an absolute gaming opportunity. >> appealing to lawmakers telling them the proposed nfl stadium and convention center expansion are opportunities they cannot pass up if they want las vegas to remain the top destination city. >> we begin with bryan callahan and more on the casino leaders attempt to sway la have already taken over carson city here. those banners on the restaurants across the street decked out in silver and black. steve wynn in full support. they spent a lit
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Feb 14, 2016 5:00pm PST
. this hould be a decision for the people, george. sot - gov. john kasich / (r) presidential candidate "i would send somebody. // but the divisions are real. so let's just wait for an sot - sen. bernie sanders / (d) presidential candidate "it is the job of the president of the united states to appoint, nominate members to the supreme court and the senate confirms." sot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidate "barack obama is the president of the united states until january 20, 2017 // that's a fact my he died in his sleep saturday at a texas ranch during a quail hunting trip. so what happens now? president obama has already pledged action? sot - president obama "i plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor." but senate republicans quickly potential candidates? (gfx) the short list likely includes circuit court judge sri srinivasan - largely considered the frontrunner - and someone republicans like. in the meantime, the court will continue to deliberate and rule - with just eight justices? which could lead to some tie decisions. sot - dan abrams /
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Oct 27, 2016 5:00pm PDT
,tom george, 13 action news. rideshare drivers are also car-nado. one lyft driver says.. because of the construction.. she needs to add about 15 minutes to every ride.. and it's time she could be earning money on with another passenger. stacey: just getting to the strip or maybe to the airport, it takes a little longer, as far as construction is going on. n-dot suggests all drivers download a traffic navigation app for their phones to help here's another live look.... from chopper -13-. traffic is moving slow this evening. and... of course... you're going to want to avoid this area... if you can. yasmeen hassan joins us now.... with more.... on this traffic mess. stay with us.... ro action news... bringing you the very latest..... on the impact of "the car-nado." and... we're always on on our website.... k-t-n-v dot com. this just in .. two women arrested and charged with murder in the death of a child...one of them... the child's own mother. this is the child's mother kendra hatch. aunt...mylynda hatch...gave the child multiple prescription pain medications for an injury. police say th
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Oct 26, 2016 5:00pm PDT
pebble tom george 13 action news your voice.. your vote in the 2016 election.. and house speaker paul ryan is heading to the valley. ryan is set to appear with nevada congressman cresent hardy on saturday at the pearson community center in north las vegas. the event is scheduled for 11:30am. casino executive steve wynn vice president.... joe biden will also be in town.... on saturday... campainging for hillary clinton and catherine cortez masto. he's holding a rally.... at "the southwest regional council of carpenters"..... at 11 a-m. that's near... sunset and arville. doors open.... at 9 a-m. you can.... r-s-v-p online. there's a link to do that.... on k- t-n-v dot com. carnado warnings are in effect right now for tens of thousands of motorists who travel through the spaghetti live drive unit going through the area ahead of ramp closures and detours. we'll continue our team coverage on the major impact this will have on travel.. next. the f-b-i is on high-alert in our state tonight.... after reports.... that a murder suspect.... could be headed.... to the las vegas valley. we'll
ABC
May 13, 2016 5:00pm EDT
crash meantime is under investigation. >>> george sim plan is still trying to sell the gun he reportedly used to kill trayvon martin. but this morning the online auction was taken over by fake accounts and bids surpassed $65 million. the web site for united gun group began hosting the auction yesterday after another web site took down the auction. critics called the auction an insensitive move to profit from the killing. zimmerman said he used the gun to kill martin back in 2012. he claims self-defense and was found not guilty. >> a new exhibit in atlantic city pays tribute to prince. the african-american heritage museum's life and times of a prince exhibit will be up all month. it has a vast collection of historic memorabilia and magazines featuring the late rock star. >>> the philadelphia museum of art has a new african inspired exhibit called creative africa. it celebrates a broad spectrum of arts across the african continent. exhibition features works of art as well as contemporary fashion photography and arc the he can cherry. >> crunching the numbers part of the challeng
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Oct 21, 2016 5:00pm EDT
closures on the george washington bridge a month before they happened. anthony johnson from our sister station wabc was in court today and he has more on today's developments from newark, new jersey. >> reporter: bridget kelly testified that she he told governor chris christie about the planned traffic study at the george washington bridge on august 12th, 2013. kelly says she was told by the government's key witness david wildstein to make sure she informed the governor so she did exactly that and relayed the message to the governor that as a result of the study there would be traffic problems in fort he lee. bridget kelly sales the governor was "okay with the study and asked about fort lee mayor mark sokolich." soon after she informed david wildstein the governor was informed about the study by sending infamous e-mail time for traffic problems in for the lee. kelly says she was echoing the same words that wildstein told her that traffic would result in fort lee from the study. kelly said showing emotion in court i'm sure if i hadn't used those words, we wouldn't know each other referr
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May 12, 2016 5:00pm EDT
presumptive presidential nominee meets with established gop leaders in washington. george zimmerman is now trying to sell the weapon he used to the highest bidder. and two men posing as roofers prey on an elderly woman and her bank account and police need your help tracking them down tonight. >> the two most powerful republicans in the united states met face-to-face after criticism of each other, now there is a change in tone with donald trump and paul ryan. the two met with other republican leaders in washington showing that the gop while fractured is not broken. speaker ryan called it an honest discuss ending with a commitment to work together and donald trump wrote a great day in d.c., everything worked out well. karen travers joins us now. >> reporter: there were plenty of statements about unity and cooperation. but donald trump to not leave with a big endorsement and paul ryan says it's unity process will take some time. >> donald trump took washington by storm. his first trip to start discussions. but no endorse many from the most powerful republican here in washington. >> i was
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May 5, 2016 5:00pm EDT
president, george bush and george h.w. bush will sit out and not endorse trump. and mitt romney will skip the convenience this summer. hillary clinton shoring up her support and slamming trump. >> trump says i don't care if other countries get nuclear weapons. >> clinton leads trump in head to head polls, the states in blue are those that democrats won in the past six presidential elections, if clinton can hold on to those, clinton only has to win florida. >> the problem for donald trump is that before he gets to geography, he has to deal with -- his problem with latino voters and his problem with women voters. >> on cnn he gave his take. >> i will win michigan, they sucked the jobs outs of michigan too. i think i'll win pennsylvania -- >> meanwhile, bernie sanders is keeping up his push for the nomination saying will he stay in the race until the last day. and there are hints from hillary clinton that it's time to bow out. karen traverers, channel 6 "action news." >> new at 5:00 tonight. philadelphia police are looking for the man behind a violence robbery in port richmond, the suspect w
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Jan 11, 2017 5:00pm EST
building will house star wars creator george lucas's art collect including star wars memorabilia, it was awarded to chicago in 2014 but a federal lawsuit blocked construction there. >>> still ahead on "action news" at 5:00 we'll check out the forecast. looking live outside sky 6 hd showing you a pretty picture from penn's landing. cecily tynan has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast a taste of spring tomorrow when we come right back. for millions of baby boomers there's a serious virus out there that's been almost forgotten. it's hepatitis c. one in 30 boomers has hep c, yet most don't even know it. because it can hide in your body for years without symptoms, and it's not tested for in routine blood work. the cdc recommends all baby boomers get tested. if you have hep c, it can be cured. for us it's time to get tested. ask your healthcare provider for the simple blood test. it's the only way to know for sure. i just got back from best buy and learned that about 50% of people overpay on their cellphone bill. but then a blue shirt reviewed my cellphone plan and saved me $40 do
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May 26, 2015 5:00pm EDT
i strongly urge the senate to work through this recess. president george w. bush signed the bill into law within weeks of 9/11 terror aattacks. >> in california, the broken pipeline behind last night's oil spill may be fixed by the end of today. the opener of the ruptured pipeline that caused the devastating spill is in the process of being removed. they believe up to 100,000 gallons of oil spilled during the break and at least one sea lion has been killed and countless amount of fish. >>> jaime apody is live in the sports center. >> ruben amaro is already the most disliked man in sports his latest commons will not win him anymore admirers. forget that they had the worst start in history and the topic is why haven't the team called up their top prospects and ruben's sponis taking a shot at the fans, they don't understand the game, they don't understand the process, there is a process and then they [ bleep ] and complain because we don't have a plan. no surprise this has not gone over well, and a short time later later later ruben amaro apologized. >> i want to apologize because i
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Dec 31, 2015 5:00pm EST
institute. nora muchanic has the story from princeton. >> reporter: in 1777 general george washington and his rag tag troop scored a major victory over the british at the battle of princeton, after that another battle is raging over maxwell field the very land where the fight took place. >> this is unarguably some of the most sacred ground in american history, it's where literally the fate of the republic was decided. >> but a theat receiptcal research center began preparing a seven acre track of land to make way for faculty housing. >> this ground is as important as omaha beach is at d-day. and what they call hallowed ground would be lost, and groups are fighting this in correlates for years and recently they convinced -- after hearing testimony that the institute concealed information they are building on wetlands. >> this is indisputable evidence of fraud, and the dep closing its eyes. >> that is needed beforeirrep outable arm is done. they had plans to move ahead and have received all necessary approvals and permissions from the agency zbrz it feels like another battle but we beli
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May 4, 2015 5:00pm EDT
to the throne. big brother george who will turn two in july. princess charlotte will be farm mally kristened in the next couple weeks. it's also likely when we'll find out who the god parents will be. so a lot to learn. >> monica and i are in the running. >> i doubt it. [laughter] >> all right, well, nice to wish. thanks sharrie. >>> much more tonight. new public service announcements aimed at getting more men thinking about protecting their skin. ali gorman has details from health check. >> lots of sunscreen, lots of sun. i'm tracking more summer like weather in may on the way as well as some storms. i'll have all the details in the accuweather forecast. monica. >> all right. that and much more on "action news" at 5:00 when we come right back. >> heavy smoke poured out of a home here that the 800 block of south clinton avenue in trenton this afternoon. the two story home caught fire as flames spread to several cars park in the back of the home. a neighboring house was also damaged. no injuries reported. the cause remains under investigation. >> a new york city police officer has d
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May 13, 2015 5:00pm EDT
cash. >>> former espn president george boydenheimer released his book. he spoke at the free library of philadelphia and talks about the rise of espn over the last 30 years the proceeds go to the v foundation for cancer research. >>> next at 6:00, new information from the ntsb on the deadly train derailment and live coverage of the investigation and the victims and coordinated efforts by hospitals to treat the injured. now for the entire "action news" team i'm rick williams have a nice evening. good night. >>> "action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, meteorologist cecily tynan, and jim gardner. >>> it is the day after and the light of the day has exposed the degree of devastation at frankford junction. this is video from the national transportation safety board investigators have a difficult job today amid the deadly tangled of derailed cars and they have uncovered crucial information, it's wednesday night and the big story on "action news" tonight is the latest on the deadly amtrak derailment in the port richmond section of philadelphia, and this will ha
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Jul 4, 2017 5:00pm EDT
walked these very streets, ben franklin, george washington, thomas jefferson lived nearby on market street. what it must have been like to be if that neighborhood. >> next came the parade. scores of groups, some of those groups with scores of participants taking to the streets, dancing and swimming and playing, miss america was there fire wagons and the marching bands. >> it was a joyful jumble of founding fathers and dancing in the street. ♪ ♪ some of it home grown -- ♪ ♪ some of of of it from elsewhere. >> taken together new and old from far and near. it entertained. >> it's amazing so fantastic. so colorful and so many different people involved. >> love it. i like it a lot. this is the first time and i'm going come back. >> live picture of the crowds building here on the parkway. back to the parade for a moment. 4,000 people participated in the parade and they expected 80,000 people to line the streets and watch it expecting much bigger numbers here for the concert that kicks off at 7:00 and the fireworks that should start at 9:30. live on the parkway, john rawlins, chann
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Mar 24, 2016 5:00pm EDT
are citing biden's own action from 1992 when he argued that the president then, george h.w. bush shouldn't fill a vacancy in an election year. >>> in a race for the white house the spotlight is turn frgt candidates to their wives. today senator ted cruz called rival donald trump a sniveling coward. this after trump retweeted a post comparing images of the pair's wives. hillary clinton visited the university of southern california for a discussion on counter terrorism. days after the brussels terror attacks. >>> and in brussels we head now where leaders are calling on the european parliament that would adopt an agreement for airports to share security data. officials warn that another attack is likely and possible. we'll have more on today's developments overseas coming up at 5:30. >>> education secretary pedro rivera made a stop in philadelphia today as part of his so-called schools that teach program. yesterday governor tom wolf said he would allowed the republican state budget to become law without his signature but a new budget needs to be in place by july. >>> and turning to
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Aug 10, 2016 5:00pm EDT
fair for jops in maryland. a gambling resort in prince george's county outside of washington, d.c., then are looking to fill positions for cocktail severers and bartenders and more. >>> students from local high schools worked with residents here at the seashore gardening center for their annual talent show and an art display but sing alongs. it looked like fun. >> still to come on "action news" at 5:00, another check of the steamy and stormy forecast. >> taking a look live, puffy clouds above. are they ominous? melissa magee has the accuweather story next. and spent eleven months in a pow vcamp.m what donald trump said about our members of the military being captured is a disgrace. he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured. when you fly over enemy territory, the odds might be against you being able to come home. donald trump doesn't understand the weight of sending americans into harm's way. he's unfit to be president. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. but how did we end up here? his mom thought he had the
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Jun 15, 2016 5:00pm EDT
out first and said oh my god it's a bad accident. >> george was doing work nearby and came to look. >> the lady in the other car was driving the car with her mother and started screaming at the cops. somebody had to calm her down because she had kids. >> everybody was taken to einstein medical center for observation. none of the injuries are considered life-threatening, this woman is a member of the church and she too rushed to the scene. >> i want to see if my car is already. >> it's okay. >> you are all right. zbll the two adult women in the black is a den were treated for back and neck pain, one officer suffers leg injuries and the children were taken to einstein as well they were not hurt just taken for observation. we should note that driver of the black sedan was driving with a suspended license and could be cited. >> i'm sara bloomquist, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you from our delaware newsroom, the search is on for a gunman that fired shots that hit three teenagers and a 12-year-old in wilmington. a police officer heard the shots and found victims at elm and south va
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Feb 24, 2015 5:00pm EST
christina river. >>> the department of justice says that george zimmerman will not face federal charges, zimmerman a neighborhood watch man shot and killed trayvon martin nearly three years ago and zimmerman was found not guilty of murder citing a lack of evidence but federal officials conducted their own investigation into the shooting and though concluted there is not enough evidence to prove that zimmerman violated martin's civil rights. rob are the mcdonald apologized after he falsely proclaimed he served in the military's special forces while mcdonald was speaking to a homeless veteran and said was one of the military's elite. >> what unit? >> special forces. >> what years? >> overnight mcdonald admitted the error and apologized to anyone offended by the mistake and has great respect for those that served in the special forces and several lawmakers have come to mcdonald's defense. >>> and president obama vetoed a bill approving the construction of the keystone oil pipeline, leaders say it would create jobs and make the u.s. energy independent and his administration he says are stil
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Aug 27, 2015 5:00pm EDT
belonged to one of delaware's best known musicians is on the market. this is george thoroughgood's home. he bought the house back in 1981 the year he went on tour with the rolling stones, the home is a three bedroom two bath ranker with a asking price of $309,000, the home's bar is stocked with one bourbon, one scott and one beer. oh my gosh, it's the guy from last night. what?! can i jump on your wi-fi? yeah, you can try it. hey! i had a really good time last night. yeah, me too. the only thing is that... the only thing is what? what's the only thing? oh my gosh he's married. he's a kleptomaniac. he's a pyromaniac. he's a total maniac. hey! hey! go back to your wife you sociopath! leave slow internet behind. the 100% fiber optics network is here. get out of the past. get fios. tea? now $79.99 a month. go online or call now. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v the road to hell is paved with good intentions. mr. president, we know you tried to make a good deal with iran. whose leaders stone women, hang homosexuals, sponsor mass terrorism, scream
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Dec 30, 2016 5:00pm EST
undetermined. >> police in london now say an initial autopsy of george michael has come backnclusive. officials say they have ruled out foul play but more tests are needed to determine exactly what caused his death. police say the final answer could take several weeks. the 53-year-old died at his countryside home in england on christmas day. >>> todd fisher tells abc news his family is planning a joint funeral for his mother debbie reynolds and his sister carrie fisher. fisher of course best known to moviegoers as princess leia died on tuesday after going into cardiac arrest on a plane days earlier. her mother hollywood legend debbie reynolds died one day later after suffering an apparent stroke. tonight abc news will take a look back at the duo's loving but complex relationship. debbie and carrie a hollywood love story airs tonight at 10 o'clock on 6abc. "action news" follows at 11:00. we are also looking back at reynolds and fisher and the other hollywood icons we've lost in 2016 online at 6abc.com. we'll be right back. >> final day of trading for 2016 ended on a down note on wall
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Jan 31, 2017 5:00pm EST
. like scalia. they were both appointed by george w. bush and trump personally interviewed both men before his inauguration. >> i think that the person that i pick will be a big, big, i think people will love it. evangelical christians will love my pick. >> expect that person to be grilled by democrats and republicans during confirmation hearings from everything from executive hours to trump's late ever immigration order. stephanie ramos, abc news. >> trump will announced nomination during a live address to the nation from the white house as we head it's expected to happen at 8:00 tonight and you can watch it live right here on 6 abc. >>> meanwhile, president trump's immigration orders prompted a protest at st. joe's university. "action news" was on the winfield campus while students stood in saladity with people that stood with the seven muslim nations affected by the order. >> it's against international law and against our declaration of human rights and it's just immoral what going on right now. >> this shocked me and i'm happy it was this type of turnout. >> house speaker paul r
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Apr 22, 2015 5:00pm EDT
94-year-old george scott, he is training for the 100 meter dash this saturday at the relays we caught up with the phenom his relay is for men 79 years of age and up. he has won gold medals in several competitions. >> i play basketball twice a week and that keeps me in fairly good shape and do i a lot of dancing. >> and just to show how serious this 94-year-old is about his sport, this video was posted on youtube. ♪♪ ♪♪ yes, that is scotty running through the hallways at his retirement center drinking raw eggs lifting weights and dominating young boys on the basketball court and he is absolutely ready to go. as can you see he is quite the athlete. >> what an inspiration. >> i would go to that movie thank you sharrie. >>> time now for a check of the "action news" traffic report. >> lets go to matt pellman in the traffic accepter and see what's up. >> i'll take the baton we are not running smoothly on 422, since last week spoke on the turnpike overpass a car burst into flames and what is left is the shell of the vehicle, that they are getting ready to load on the flat bed tow tru
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Feb 18, 2016 5:00pm EST
at a special naturalization ceremony. they were worn in at washington park, george washington was on hand for the special event and president, barack obama congratulated the citizens in a video message. they come from 30 different countries. >>> hundreds of students at st. joseph's university attended an event set to kick off their careers. it was a jobs fair, many companies were there to talk to the students and accepting resumes as they begin the next step in their lives. >>> coming up a check of the forecast for you. sky 6 hd showing you the ben franklin bridge and a beautiful sunset beginning. adam joseph has the exclusive accuweather forecast when we come back. >>> time for accuweather at the "action news" big board. adam joseph is in for cecily tynan and we had sunshine today but it did not really worm things up. >> no especially with the wind out of the north-northwest and windchills in the 20s this afternoon. this is a live snapshot from north creek resort. this is their type of weather waiting to go up the chair-lift and take a rundown or two this afternoon. the winds contin
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Jul 22, 2015 5:00pm EDT
an undercover office, he travelled to meet up with the teen and was arrested. george smith is from barberton ohio he made the victim believe he was a college student and had every intention of meeting up with her. >> he admits to us he is solicit this 13-year-old knowing she is a 13-year-old, and she disclosed to him she is a 13-year-old and goes on to encourage her. >> authorities when on to say that smith and fisher got potential information from their victims, and that parents need to be more vigilant who their children are talking to. >> and this woman ashley brittle posed as a prostitute to steal money from potential clientses, they required payment in advance in bordentown township and she gave the wrong address to get away from the money and investigators believe she gave out real addresses of innocent people. >> is it took more than 17 hours and firefighters are getting a handle on a warehouse fire burning in northern new jersey and it is burning at a warehouse in middlesex county more than 100 pieces of firefighting equipment row remains on the scene. >> reporter: with joi
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Feb 4, 2015 5:00pm EST
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