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voting in favor of the stadium in las vegas. why some of these locals shouldn't have to pay a dime. meat cleaver attack, find out more on what police are saying one man was doing right before he attacked an officer with that >> you know what else i noticed last night, it is starting to get darker earlier. >> it is. >> people celebrating autumn moon festival, they would have appreciated that. >> remember that big inflatable moon story? >> it went rogue. >> it is friday. >> it is. >> if you're having a hard time waking up this morning, just remember, it is friday. >> yes, it feels great out there.
a really nice weekend. we've got you covered, traffic and weather every ten minutes. let's start with kelly curran. let's start this friday off right, kelly. >> absolutely. gorgeous conditions outside. clear skies, a nice shot of the full moon out there. temperatures right now in the 60s, so grab a light jacket, a sweater. 87 by noon a temperatures are expected to rise this weekend. just how warm will it get, i'll let you know in ten minutes. >> thank you. >> let's get a look at traffic. tonight is the beginning of that big closure. this is 95 southbound the ramp that connects to 15 southbound. the closure starts at 10:00 p.m. tonight, it goes until sunday at 10:00 a.m., this is all part of project neon, where they are
can head down rancho and valley view if you need to get to the strip. talk about your current travel times or traffic. one accident to talk about. still waiting for more details. all freeways clear, another update in ten minutes. >> appreciate it. >> 5:02, sentencing continues for a man found guilty of killing his fiance seven years ago. live outside of the regional justice center. kimball, you've been on the story that we have b it is really just an emotional a time for the family. >> yeah, as you can only imagine, they have waited seven years. this jury found her former fiance guilty of murder back in 2009. at this point they will listen to testimony from both sides of the trial. family members are taking the stand to give their piece of information about what they have
was. her family also taking the stand. the father and niece talked about the memories they had prior to her death. they talked about the moments of fear of jenkins relationship with him. the couple did have a history of domestic violence. officers testified about being called to the home jenkins demeanor. the jury will have to decide whether he will spend the rest of his life in prison with or without parole. jenkins was frostic's fiance when he stabbed her to death.
night. >> in just about an hour the jury will be back in the courtroom as we begin deliberations for that sentencing once again. we'll bring the latest right here on news 3 starting at noon. reporting live in downtown las vegas, back to you. >> a clark county grand jury officially has charged the brother and center accused of disfiguring a w grease. investigators say tanisha armstrong and michael williams threw the victim on to the ground, this happened in december, and then poured hot grease down her throat. police say it happened after the victim insulted armstrong and threw a rock at her window. the victim died in the hospital. williams is being held without bail. >> the new york city police saying this man, he had a meat
off-duty officer outside of penn station before being shot by police. police say officers initially confronted the 32-year-old when they caught him trying to pull a boot from his car. he pulled an 11 inch meat cleaver from his waistband. officers tackled him. >> they shot at himtr several times. the officer is in serious condition. >> las vegas now one step closer to takeoff. officials voting unanimously to approve a $750 million tax deal that will bring the raiders to down. the money would come from an increase in a room tax. the plan has plenty of support. it is now going to the governor's desk for approval. county commissioner has some
davis any public money. >> if they want a stadium, fine. do the private financing. it does not pencil out for public benefit. >> at least one economic mind agrees. we talked to jeffrey dorfman economics professor. his argument is that locals who go to games, they don't get hotel rooms or pay for flights, theirpe so you have to rely on tourists coming to the games. according to dorfman this means if you really want to get your tax money back, you have to sell no season tickets to people who live in las vegas. that's what he said. >> the two would be car thieves stopped by a group of small neighborhood guards. the pint size heroes being praised for their big action why
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>> we are following breaking news on this friday morning. this is an accident that is at tropicana and durango, it is a serious injury officer-involved accident. looking at our cam of that area. it looks like theyu they were focused on the intersection where you can see a couple of lanes blocked off. they just moved that camera on me. we do have our crew headed that way to get more information. we're not sure if the officer is the one who was injured in this serious accident, or if it is another vehicle. it is too hard to tell on the camera. waiting for more details, i'll stay on top of it. another update in a bit. >> hillary clinton back on the
feels great. it was her first public event since nearly passing out during that 9/11 remembrance ceremony. clinton was at a rally in greensboro north carolina where she summarized her bought with pneumonia, she said the downtime gave her more time to reconnect are her goals of her campaign. the democratic nominee says she'll never give up fighting for the welfare of children and families. >> scuffles b police. protesters you see it right here in the philippines, as those demonstrating calling for all american troops to be removed from an island there in the philippines. really looking and getting into it there. gathered outside of the american embassy. calling for an end to what they see as u.s. intervention in their country. they said they were supporting the philippine president's
for the removal from american soldiers from philippine soil earlier this week. on thursday, said they would not accept lectures on human rights as conditions for receiving america's help. >> let's talk about something hot happening today. that's the release of the new iphone 7. we take live pictures to new york city. this is what it looksi yes, it looks like they are employees of the apple store. celebrating what i would only imagine is one of the first people to buy an iphone 7 here in the u.s. it is launching today, but it has already happened in other parts of the world. the phone was released in japan this morning. that's the apple employees, they
in line forever and you're finally getting your hand on one of those phones. this is what it looked like in japan, some people were surprised. people were there overnight. and not only did they sell the first iphone 7, but also the new watch, the new apple watch. >> okay. so here is the deal, if you want to get your hands on one of these. just to let you know, the initial plus the new jet black color, which comes out with the smaller iphone 7, they are sold out. >> oh. >> you're out of luck. if you were hoping to get your hands on one of those new jet black ones, you'll have to wait. >> the first day, the phone isn't going anywhere, be patient. >> let's talk traffic and for that, we are going to go -- you know what, we actually have had breaking news when it comes to
>> yeah. what's going on is an officer-involved injury and accident. this is at tropicana and durango, still waiting for some images of that and some details. we're waiting to find out if the officer is injured in this accident or if it is another vehicle that's involved. we'll see in just a moment. as for the freeway commute. 15 southbound, 95 heading into town. your travel times is clear and sos update in ten minutes. a check of your forecast. >> we saw a lot of sunshine across the area. yesterday a beautiful day, we're expecting more of that today. we checked out the time lapse and red rock visitor center. a lot of people outside and taking advantage of the nice whether we had to get in some hiking. usually around 5 to 10 degrees cooler. nice conditions out there for hiking as well. supreme screen and lots of
right now. north las vegas 64 degrees. henderson 69. summerlin 67 right now. temperatures nice and cool. crisp this morning. as we take a look at the wind speeds, three miles per hour for the most part. quiet conditions all across the west. westward, it is aum quiet today. 92 degrees our expected high today. a little bit below normal. also sunshine around. tonight clear skies and cool temperatures. 68 degrees. the 7-day forecast, 95 saturday. monday the humidity is going to be increasing, we're seeing moisture start building in, a chance of showers and
the temperatures get bumped right back down, 88 for the high on tuesday. >> thank you, kelly, we appreciate it. it is 5:15 on this friday and vegas headliner britney spears is adding more shows to her calendar. a company is looking for thousands of nevadans for health testing. >> happy friday to you. it is always a good thing w jane, tell us about this, a genetics company looking for volunteers in our state of nevada. >> they have. they have picked nevada. the company is called 23 and me. it is working with the governor's office. they want to do research. they said they chose nevada, because there's a lot of diversity, racial, economically, just all kinds of things, it will allow them to get a nice
2,000 nevadans to give samples. the genetic testing kit for free and they will get a glimpse into their own genetic profile. >> pretty interesting. they want us to test it out. something else we can get in on, more opportunities to see britney spears in las vegas. >> she's adding 18 more shows. the additional shows will happen between march and may, guess what, tickets are on sale. they go on sale today. 59 to $229. >> i'm telling you, to vegas and taking it by storm. >> okay. >> let's talk about tesla. tesla has been in the news quite a bit, had some issues and yet now they are suffering from another problem. the supplier says it left the car company because tesla was pushing the boundaries of
accidents with self-driving cars. it has never described itself-driving car as autonomous. >> have a great weekend. >> thanks. you, too. >> things did not end on the right note for some carnival riders, after it snaps injures a teenager. this is the ride called the scrambler. it was spinning around at an indiana festival when one of the metal bars full of lights snapped. well, there was a 17-year-old boy who was hit in the face, his injuries believed to be minor. authorities say the ride passed its annual inspection this spring. firefighters say everything was
crews scramble to stop a leak of contaminated water into the groundwater in florida. in late august, crews discovered a big massive sinkhole in one of the containment pods at the new wales mosaic plant. since then, 215 gallons of contaminated water has drained into that hole. the water is used to fertilizer. completing the process could take months. >> crews in crystal river, florida, work to rescue these manatees. they are huge. they were trapped inland on this golf course. high water from hurricane hermine allowed the animals to
prevented them from getting out. they had been feeding on a nutrient rich aquatic plant. a happy ending to a story that could have ended up very differently. >> i bet she was wondering where her babies are. >> i know. >> coming up why the student says she's been sitting out on the anthem long before it events. >> caught on camera, how a group of small heroes managed to scare away two would be car thieves. they were trying to break into a
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>> the spaghetti bowl is the busiest interchange in the state of nevada. from u.s. 95 south that's the busiest ramp in the spaghetti bowl. it will be closed completely. the department of transportation does have a couple of alternative routes. you can start by using valley view and use rancho or martin luther king. those will bring you down to charleston, or you can keep going on i-15 north instead. that will take you down here to d street, where they have
traffic will go under the freeway and then come back. unfortunately, that closes off southbound traffic on d street. what do you do if that's the way you normally get on? there's another alternate route. from there up 95 to 15. it is going to be a mess and it lasts for 36 hours. get used to it and make your plans accordingly. well ahead of time. the spaghetti bowl is always busy. this weekend it will b >> we continue your team traffic with that breaking news that we have been talking about. >> an officer involved accident op -- on this friday morning. this traffic camera is showing a block away at durango and russell. quiet here. they had that camera flipped around not too long ago. we could see closures were in effect. what we know so far is it is a metro officer on a motorcycle
he has nonlife-threatening injuries. he was transported to the hospital. we'll have more details once our crew arrives on screen. no delays, another update in ten minutes. a check of the friday forecast with kelly. >> we're looking at clear skies outside. the full moon is pretty bright out there. looking at light winds as well. temperatures as you're heading out the door, it is a little on the cool side. grab a jacket or a boulder city 67 and 64 at mendoza. you're not going to need the jacket all day. 88 by 1:00 and highs in the low 90s. >> three pipe wielding kids being called heroes after they were caught on camera. these are the kids here. >> uh-huh. >> in the video here in a moment, you'll see these thieves.
top of this convertible trying to break in. the minister heard a commotion outside and was shocked when she heard what was happening. the thieves literally ripping off that top, but those would be robbers were not expecting this. three neighbor kids ran up and ran them off. the minister's car has been broken into three times now, but she was glad to have her guardian angels there right on time. >> that's awful. >> those kids were not having it. >> no, they weren't, good for them. >> one of the hardest crimes to solve. we're talking about child abduction. >> it is hard to even think about it happening to you. coming up in a live report. how the fbi is teaming up with local police to help solve these
they have done to my people. >> unfair grade drop. why a school says it is defending a student whose grade was lowered because she sat during the national anthem. the vaccine several doctors are working on to help fight zika. it is ready for human trials. we have it for you coming up, the story that is. >> announcer: live from las vegas, this is news3 today. >> anchor: oh, my gosh, is that sometimes they look full and are noten tirely full. >> anchor: i don't know. it looks beautiful. i think kelly is going to go check on that to see if it is a full moon. you know what i noticed yesterday. >> anchor: what's that. >> anchor: starting to get darker earlier. fall is coming real, real soon right around the corner. we are officially out of summer. >> kelly: more or less. it sure feels like it. we will take it.
weekend. the wagners are still off. krystal and michelle filling in. >> anchor: we are happy to be here. let's look at the traffic. something is going on behind through. >> jeff: breaking news. an officer-involved accident. this officer was on a motorcycle when he was struck taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. a look from our fast cam that this intersection is blocked off as they conduct that investigation. we have a crew on scene images home tarly. freeway commute 15 southbound is clear and 95 southbound. another update in ten minutes. now for look at that forecast, here is kelly. >> kelly: yes, indeed, a full moon you have behind me. >> anchor: gorgeous shot of this. are you getting pictures of them? send us pictures on twitter. michelle was saying the sun is
fall officially begins on thursday. the last weekend of summer. today's high 92 degrees. looking at a lot of sunshine in the area. temperatures will be warming up this weekend. we will take a look at that forecast in ten minutes. >> anchor: thank you. 5:32. one the most troubling calls that police say they have to deal with. they are talking about the abduction of a child. news3's craig figner live in boulder city this morning. craig, you were invited by the fbi which wants people t firsthand how the fbi is improving the way that these child abduction crimes are investigated. >> reporter: is exactly the case. that is why we are here. oftentimes when there is a child abduction case the fbi plays a large role, even a lead role, to help work on a child abduction crime. today they will be work to fine tune the way they work with local law enforcement
types of cases. we have seen this happen before. frankly all too often. file video where a 22-month-old child anastacia bartletta was taken from her home on allen way, the couple -- the suspects, the couple allegedly met the child's mom at a local bar, offered her a ride home. a bizarre kidnapping from the child's home. it ended when an amber alert was dispatched to cellular telephones. that included the suspects' cell phone and they panicked and returned the child physically unharmed. a good sending to that. a total of 17 policing agencies from all over nevada. and include metro, cops from reno and sparks. they will be here for a drill. they will be working with the fbi and the fbi in las vegas has a new special agent in charge. we will get to meet that
behind-the-scenes look at these types of operation so we will provide a greater understanding into how they have been handled and how they could be handle and improved in their handling going forward. i am craig figner reporting live this friday morning from boulder city. back to you in our las vegas studio. >> anchor: craig, glad they invited you. really interesting to see that. a parent's worst nightmare. thank you for bringing us that information. looking for a man that held up seven stores in the west side of the valley. security cameras capturing the suspect scoping out a store before robbing them earlier this month. metro detectives said he handed employees a threatening note and gets away with cash and merchandise. officers say the note implies he has a gun, but he haven't pulled out a weapon of the seven robberies. look at him right there. you get a pretty good look at his face as you zoom in closer. he is described as a hispanic man in his mid-40s with a scruffy beard.
anything about the crimes he committed. 702-385-5555. at 5:34. a clark county teacher's assistant charged with child lewdness is expected to take a plea deal. attorneys for falso bakazar says he will waive his preliminary hearing and plead guilty to avoid jailtime. he was arrested in june when a school worker said he was seen in a rest room with an autistic school. his attorney said even with that guilty plea coming, he maintains his innocence. 5:35 as you get ready on this friday, doctor at philadelphia-based lab is testing a zika-based vaccine approved for human trial. the vaccine is being tested on 40 people. doctors at the institute say what makes the vaccine so different that it is entirely synthetic. they say they are seeing a good indication that the
generation of t cells that would target the zika virus. the fda will determine when and if the zika vaccine can be used by the general public. at 5:36, remember that controversial mattress store that was heavily criticized on social media over this 9/11 ad that you see here behind me? it is planning to reopen soon. so miracle mattress closed indefinitely one week ago after outrage over this ad promoti that showed these two stacks of mattresses falling over when owner said we will never forget. the owner said the widow of a 9/11 victim reached out to them offering forgiveness. the store says it takes full responsibility for that mishap. a piece of history coming alive again in las vegas. a special ceremony celebrating the restoration of this hot bridge theatre.
charleston and maryland parkway. that is really, really cool. it is there for quite some time and it is awesome to see it coming back to life. this is history, people. part of a $5.2 million makeover with restaurants and shops near the iconic and a pretty good turnout. the developer of the property hopes to buy and reopen the theatre at some point again. if you were not for sure where that is, it is charleston and maryland. >> anchor: i yesterday. painted it. it gave it kind of a facelift a couple of years ago and it has been sitting there all this time. a piece of history here in las vegas. glad to see that happening. many in salem, massachusetts are upset that one organization wants to move into town. we will tell you what this organization is and why the city known for witchcraft history does not want it there. and why a california student says she has been sitting down for the national
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the teacher counts this as participation. the superintendent said the teacher violated the student's first amendment right. the last remaining descendants of the pomo people a group of people native to northern california. she says for her standing just doesn't feel right. she said she started sitting way before colin kaepernick's national anthem protest and while the students recites the pledge, she remains silent and stand. let's bring into the conversation, traffic. and jeff maher, a busy morning for you. >> jeff: we had a major accident that caused this closure at tropicana. and our kendall nunnally was on the scene. we knew this was an officer-involved accident but a portion of trop can is closed between durango and buffalo and she says this was a metro officer who was on a motorcycle, rear-ended by a
okay and was transported to a hospital with nonlife-threatening. the person in the sedan also okay. we should be hearing from her shortly with more details on that situation. as for the freeway commute to 215 southbound cleared. parkway clear as well. the freeways, not seeing any accidents. that is a good start so far. a check of the forecast with kelly. >> kelly: clear skies and a full moon. the sun doesn't 25 after 6:00. still dark. 70 degrees your current temperature. winds 2 miles per hour nice and light. so here is what we are expecting for a school bus forecast. for the morning bell, 78 degrees. so the kids might want a light sweater as they are heading out the door. they are not going to need it for the afternoon bell though. 92 degrees this afternoon. and going to get warmer this weekend. we will talk about it ten minutes.
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the back of your phone and enter it at samsung.com. some residents in the massachusetts town known for its history with witchcraft are upset about a satanic temple that will soon be opening up. a former funeral home in say level, massachusetts will soon be the new headquarters for the satanic temple. according to the group of web sites, it is a nationally recognized religious and political group. in addition, the satanic open its doors at an art gallery and museum focusing on the satanic panic. they will also display a one-and-a-half-ton statue of a satanic image. the organization spokesperson says the group will not be going door to door and it will not effect new neighbors who will soon be its neighbors. but a lot people are very
thanks to his age. meet ernie smith. he is 98. named by the guinness book of records as being the oldest active pilot in the world. getting that title required a little bit of work. witnesses taped him fly a plane solo as a to document that. he has a great smile too, look at him. he says he plans to keep flying a rented cessna 150 a couple timings a week, weather permitng if you love to play with bubble wrap, then you will be thrilled to know it is in the running to be inducted into the national toy hall of fame. >> anchor: awesome. >> anchor: the organization announced this year's finalist and bubble wrap was engineered in 1957 trying to make wallpaper but found out it was great for packing and a little fun to play with. pop all oz bubbles. lay it on the floor and run
game gunning guns and dragons, rock em, sock em robots. and -- and for details on how to vote for your favorite, go to toyhalloffame.org and winners will be announced december 10. >> anchor: you are sit next to an uno champ. >> anchor: i am pretty good myself. >> anchor: uno going down. now on jeff maher, a lot of lights behind you. >> jeff: an injury involved accident at the durango and tropicana intersection. crews put up the live symbols. this is an officer who was on his motorcycle approaching that intersection when he was struck from behind. and in these live picture here from our crew on scene, you can see that that motorcycle is on its side. the good news that we can tell
officer was conscious at the scene. taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. the person in that sedan that hit him was okay. we will be hearing from him momentarily. a reminder now we hit friday and we are starting this significant closure of 95 southbound as you approach 15 southbound. that rep closed as part of progeny i don't know starting tonight, friday, 10 p.m., and going until sunday, 10 a.m. look for alternate routes. jr. up to charleston if you want to hit that freeway. now a look at the forecast with kelly. >> kelly: thanks, jeff. a lot of sunshine. the high school cam in mesquite. gorgeous blue skies all day long. that's what we are expecting more of today. now the current temperature in mesquite, 66 degrees. winds east 4 miles per hour. so nice and light for us. quiet conditions. if you were taking the dog out for a walk right now in las vegas, you might want to grab
temperature. sunrise at 65. green valley coming in at 71 degrees this morning. winds light. not going to be an issue for us. not a whole lot going on across the west. quiet conditions for all of us today looking at sunny skies. nice light winds, but a disturbance is on the way for the rest of the week. look at those high temperatures. a little below normal. overton, 95, and overnight lows tonight, another cool one one. and charleston, 44 degrees. 54 for the i don't every night low in pahrump and 55 degrees for the low in boulder city. the seven-day forecast expecting more sunshine through the weekend. 98 degrees. the high on sunday. and getting a little warmer and monday 97 with increasing humidity. a chance of showers and thunderstorms have monday night through tuesday night. >> anchor: okay, thank you, kelly, staying on top of that for us on this friday. donald trump stopping by
jimmy fallon asked donald trump if he could do to him on the show. it has to do with his hair. wait for it -- oh. there it is. all right. kind of funny. we will show you the must-see moment coming up. the new beatles documentary following the fab four's journey to stardom. that opens in theatre. more coming up. i hate to break it to you but i have done an impression to ync -- you had a very high voice. your voice was very high, china, very high. and -- and then you have gotten to a stage where you are -- you were yelling into the microphone and -- at people and yelling and -- and
>> yes! donald trump, everybody! >> anchor: i don't know if donald liked it so much. look at his face. giving his show so much material. said so many shocking things. hillary clinton will appear on fallon's show next week. i doubt she will be letting him run his hands through her the body double thing. paul mccarthy, ringo starr turned out for the world premiere in london for a new ron howard documentary on "the beatles,"chases them on the roads as with legions of fans across the world. secret footage of mccarthy and ringo starr from their native
but one commissioner has concerns. the vote for a new nfl stadium, not seeing that it could work out that way. we have the web site next. changing his mind, donald trump's campaign says he does believe the president was born in the u.s. what he said before the state was released that have some people raising eyebrows this morning. live from las vegas, this is new >> anchor: and good friday morning to you. we are cruising on into the weekend. thank you for waking up with us. so glad to have you with us. you know we have been telling you all week, you definitely need to check your travel plans because we have a major road closure coming up. >> anchor: starting tonight and according to tom, the busiest ramp in southern nevada. we will have more on that and we want to make sure you are aware driving from the north