tv News 3 Live at Six NBC September 21, 2016 6:00pm-6:30pm PDT
of charlotte, north carolina, protests are turning violent at this minute. about 36 hours now after a deadly police shooting there. police are firing tear gas into rowdy crowds after they started breaking windows and throwing bottles. we're also hearing reports of possible shots fired. that's not been confirmed yet. officers are in full riot gear trying to calm the crowd down. the initial protests were peaceful. a lot of people gathered to hold a candlet -- time, officers shot and killed a man yesterday while trying to find a suspect. police say that man was armed with a gun but family say he did not have a gun. we'll continue to follow the protests as they are seen live by this ticket later in this newscast also at 7:00, 10:00 and 11:00. :00.
disrespectful to our runt? the debate rages after this local you'll football team refused to stand for the national anthem. they look the lead from nfl players. good evening. i'm reed cowan. >> i'm jim snyder. >> this is our top story. nathan o'neal joins us live near buffalo and charleston where hundreds of athletes play. >> reporter: we're all the the all-american park. this is where the national protest look loops after some players took a knee during the national anthem. underneath old glory -- te were right here. >> reporter: chris sings the national anthem to kick off the season for youth football. it's here at the all-american
knee in protest. >> it just bothered me as i got ready to sing the national anthem one of our youngest teams, we call them our starts, these are 5 and 6-year-old kids and they took a knee. >> reporter: one of several incidents where young athletes are following the knees of the pros to take a knee. colin kaepernick now facing death threats amid his controversial call for racial >> this issue is beyond the nfl. it's beyond any support. it's about people. it's about humanity. >> reporter: back in las vegas, this young team's coach insists it was the children's choice to make a stand by kneeling. ? >> reporter: and while chris says racial inequality is an issue that needs to be discussed in our country, he says youth sports is not the place. >> i understand the protest. if that's how they want to do
i would stand right next to them whether i agree with what they are doing or not. i just don't know see why we need to have it out here with 5 and 6-year-old kids as an entire team. >> reporter: and we should note that the team we're talking about is sponsored by floyd mayweather. although he's not commented on this issue, we also reached out to the coaches of this team to see if any would be nathan o'neal, news 3. a north las vegas doctor facing lewdness charges tonight. police are looking for more victims. this is dr. jorge burgos. he has he has an -- he has an office on lake mead. if you have had contact with this doctor and would like to talk to police, contact north las vegas police department. we're getting our first look tonight at the man accused killing two people who were trialing to help him get back on
interlicchia is in jail now facing two counts of murder. police say he was first confronted at a gas station parking lot. he was waving a bat around. officers decided to check out the apartmenter with was living with a man and woman near trop and swenson and found both dead inside. friended say the victims are kelly and robin naples. the video that we're about to show you, here it is, shows two violent robbers people as they were sitting down to eat lunch at a restaurant in downtown las vegas. this crime happened last week in the early-morning hours at tacos mexico off las vegas boulevard at st. louis. news 3's antonio castelan joins us live from there and antonio, do we know if these men have hit anywhere else? >> reporter: jim, police believe that the thieves have hit before. detectives tell us the suspect in the red shirt seems familiar from our robberies.
that they were not hurt. surveillance cameras off las vegas boulevard and east st. louis show two men working together. one suspect steals a cell phone from a woman and then the other suspect in the red shirt steals another woman's cell phone. a man with the woman decided to put up a fight with the thief but quickly realized the bad guy had a gun. tacos mexico customers say this is really scary. >> it's really sad that people are still going for cell crime. they are gonna get caught. >> reporter: police hope that's the case. detectives are concerned these men are committing these crimes at other downtown las vegas businesses. >> there are similar robberies occurring in the area. the suspects are changing. we're trying to identify if this is a crew of sorts. >> reporter: they are looking to steal cell phones, police say. >> it's very important we get them identified and make an
person, the suspect, resorted to violence. this could have been a multi-casualty shooting. >> reporter: ken wayne said the violent criminals will not stop him from getting his tacos. >> uncomfortable. it wouldn't stop me from going into the restaurant. >> reporter: police need help catching these robbers. if anyone has any information, you are asked to call crimestoppers at 702-385-5555. reed? >> all right. thank u more breaking news just into the newsroom. governor brian sandoval just released a statement a few minutes ago. he's calling for a special session and we all know why -- to discuss the raiders stadium plan. the governor wants the session to take place sometime between october 7th and october 13th so jim, not a lot of grass growing under their feet. he said he's comfortable with the plan presented to him by the committee, the committee that voted to push this to the governor's desk. he believes the stadium is the
nevada. he also says he released a formal agenda for the session and he will do that at a later time. >> lawmakers will be getting an earful from both sides. traffic on las vegas boulevard is back to normal right now following a shutdown from a scare at the stratosphere this afternoon. metro police say a suspicious backpack was left inside the hotel and it was beeping. after what we've seen earlier this week, you know they took that seriously as. . they shut down the boulevard in front of the hotel and cleared all customers and workers out. in light of what's been happening along the east coast, police say they can never be too careful. >> you can go back to 1993 and the first world trade center bombing. this is something that's happened in our country and thankfully, we have the resources in our community to respond to events like this. >> after a few hours, police determined the backpack was
and there was no threat. in the fight for every vote is hillary clinton putting potential voters at risk? a website that's not clinton friendly said the answer is yes. it has to do with an eastern, according to this group with clinton's own website. we put our jeff gillan on this to find out. >> good evening, everyone. the clinton team uses technology to reach as many people as possible. one report says that's a problem. it t regated. the phone site is not secure. it says the problem is on clinton's website when you create an account. you get access to a phone bank tool that lets you call people in selected states. i just went to the clinton website. i signed up. i put my name, information, my address and phone number. it thinks i'm a volunteer. so i'm ready to make some phone calls.
verification. you could pretend to be anything and julieian says that's a big problem. >> this ex -- exposes hillary clinton to the risk of having anybody say whatever they want and potentially harass people through information provided publicly by hillary clinton's website. >> we saw it ourself, names, phone numbers, ages. i did a clinton cold call to >> i'm not sure i like it was on there and you were able to find it. >> her candidate is -- >> hillary. we should be concerned about the person running our government, how they are going to deal with people of other heads of states. that's why i don't want to make a big deal about this website. i don't think it's an issue we should be making a website.
juan says victims of domestic violence who need privacy. politics are at risk. >> there numbers could be reexposed. >> all of this a wrinkle in the race for every vote that counts. i did reach out to the clinton team. the comment has not given me a comment by air time. we'll update the story when we get it. back to you. >> thank you. a popular event down at the gone. >> the reason bullhead officials canceled the river regatta up next. and we'll take you out to a huge cycling event that's happening tonight on the west side of town. we're in between patches of rain. there's strong winds coming our way as well. action-packed seven-day forecast -- coming up. still watching the situation live in charlotte, north carolina. we're taking live pictures here. sometimes we catch reporters in the foreground. but zooming in on the ground,
welcome back. >> after a ten-year run, the river regatta in bull head city has been shut down over concerns of crowds and trash. denise rosch explains the loss across the river in laughlin. >> reporter: the regatta started as a community event to the citizens of pullhead city and laughlin. after ten years, it was a major tourist attracttion. according to the mayor, it was killed by its own success. patricia calls it a relaxing form of entertainment, feeding the ducks along the colorado river in bullhead city, arizona. >> they've gotten to know our car.
converge. >> reporter: but this is a quiet day on the river. back up to mid-august, it looked like this, 30,000 people participating in the annual river regatta, that six-file float down the colorado, an event that caused major concern after piles of trash were left behind. >> if we continue it, will it become more dangerous or more crowded or more congested? it's a possibility. ep 4-3 vote his council decided to get rid of the regatta. this week's meeting packed with speakers on both sides. the most citizen participationcy participation city leaders have seen in years. >> when you listen to the will of the voters speaking up, that's our job as city leaders.
>> i think there are challenges. >> reporter: laughlin's chamber commerce president said this means millions of dollars to the economy. >> trash control can be done in several different ways. we can put out some limited barms or -- or barges or pontoon boats to collect trash along the way. >> reporter: could it or should it else? she says it's too soon to say but we are along the river, it's still the talk of two towns. >> i'm not blind. i've been here 30 years. i believe there's solutions for that wonderful of an event to just let go. >> we've hit the mid-week point and that means we start looking ahead to the weekend, yes? >> yes. and the temperatures are so nice
tum down from the triple digits. we have weather entertainment to deal with as well. we just lost our live rainbow pictures. we did get static pics. we'll show you those in 20 minutes. a couple of showers off to the eastern part of the valley. that's about it. it's been an interesting day in the sky. we had those patches of blue but a lot more clouds. that's what kept the temperature down and humidity through the roof for the clinging to the rocks out at red rock. occasional rays of sunshine but certainly more clouds than not. a couple sprinkles and we saw that east of town. in fact, most of the valley missed the rain. it was all around us like these pictures off to the east and south and north. had trouble getting them into the valley which is premy touch what we expected today. 80 degrees on the east side of town. 62% relative humidity. near di and town center,
and up on the mountain, 62% and 60 degrees. cool, big-time jacket weather as they get started with their days. most valley neighborhoods are in the 70s, although we have a couple of neighborhoods around the 80-degree mark in town. 84 in pahrump where there have been a few more rays of sunshine and drier air. boulder city, 73. mccarran maxed out at 84. clouds kept the temperature 8 degrees below normal. we had a 70-degree morning low. same neighbod might actually dip in the upper 60s on our way to 80 at lunchtime. we'll get into the low, possibly mid-80s but the story tomorrow will be the wind. it will be howling. in the afternoon, these are the sustained wind speeds. we'll get gusts over 40 miles per hour and some of the wind-prone neighborhoods could scrape around 50. we are into two bands of rain. one to the south and the other to the north that's gonna
we've seen pretty good thunderstorms. the story there will be the winds coming behind it. that's what we'll deal with tomorrow. it all slides through by friday afternoon. we set the table for a calm and pleasant weekend. talking about those jackets, 49 on the mountain. 67 in mesquite for lows. high temperatures, pahrump at 80. laughlin 91. still 89 at the lake and 78 in indian springs. for the las vegas valley, we're going down to 68. a couple of more sprinkles possible significant. the significant rain will stay north of the las vegas valley. plenty of sunshine tomorrow. that's not our headline. those winds, oh, man, in the afternoon, gusts expected over 40 miles per hour. lingering breezes into the first half of friday. we'll calm down friday afternoon and for the weekend and the music festival, mid- to upper 80s with lows in the 60s. a quick hello to my friends at elaine elementary.
we got to hang out with them, sent them on their way, ended up with a packed house with the fourth and fifth graders. first assembly for them this year. i was the guinea pig. did have one man come up to me and say you are the funniest person in the world. [laughter] >> told him he needs to get out more. not to be compared to guy who came up to me and said you are kind of old. you are like 35. [laughter] desert breeze has converted into a technical obstacle course for cyclist. >> it's the cross vegas for see cylo-cross as league. chloe is there live.
>> reporter: absolutely. from all over the globe. we'll show you them in just a second. but like you said, we're gonna figure out what this is. let me tell you the vibe here is just electrifying in our backyard here at desert breeze park. you can see behind me the course. it's pretty empty right now because most of the bikers have just gone up and are preparing for the races which are going to start very soon. i want to introduce you to my friend. this is the race director, brook watts. this is of events in the world happening here in vegas, cross-vegas. what is it? >> it's a crazy form of cycling. normally practiced in belgium in the snow and winter. the season kicks right here in las vegas. world-cup event one of eight events worldwide. there will be 30 million people watching this live on tv tomorrow in belgium.
10th year you've been doing this. you have people from all over the world. talk about how many countries are involved. >> there will be 20 different nations. we'll have the world champion here. a fellow from belgium, outstanding in the sport. they are all here as part of cross-vegas. >> reporter: if you don't have any plans this evening, it's a little breezy, but overall, a great night to enjoy some intense here admission is sewnly -- is only 15 bucks. we'll talk to more athletes coming up in a half an hour. back to you in the studio for now. >> all right. sounds good. a lot of fun. >> doing us proud. still ahead, the outrage over the skyrocketing cost of epi pens reaches capitol hill. >> why the company behind the
jim dunlap: too many nevada police officers have been killed in the last few years.
the truth is, we make it too easy for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill to buy guns. they get them at gun shows or online from strangers, no questions asked. so here's something we can do to honor the fallen: close the background check loophole. that will help prevent future cop killings. it works. any police officers have been shot and killed in the line of duty. background checks save lives.
what kind of person would misuse the topic of rape in a political campaign? joe heck, that's who. the truth is, as attorney general, catherine cortez masto led the fight against crimes like sexual assault and worked with republicans and democrats to make sure rape kits were administered for victims. but in washington, congressman joe heck voted against funding for rape kits. joe heck. lying about rape. part of the problem in washington. i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i'm catherine cortez masto donald trump says he alone can fix the problems we faface. well i don't
believe that's how you get things done in our country. it takes democrats and republicans working together. that's how we got health care for 8 million kids. rebuilt new york city after 9/11.
you may remember us telling you about a missing 80-year-old from california. he was visiting bullhead city last month when his family said he disappeared. sadly, police say jose caballero has been found dead. tuesday a man found jogging found a body and alerted police. his family was looking f and bullhead city police were helping. it does not appear any foul play. caballero's family told us he suffered from alzheimer's. coming up here tonight after months of violence and hundreds of lives lost in chicago, city leaders announce changes. >> they have a plan to combat violence. and who is criticizing their efforts. there's trouble brewing in charlotte, north carolina.
police cars were damaged and police were hurt by flying rocks. this is in the wake of another deadly police shooting there. up next the big question, did we are one nation under god. that black and white, wewe are e nation indivisible. that republican and democrat, we are all americans. i'd like to punch him in the face. you know what they used to do to guys like that?
somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. [ cellphone ringing ] it's just another scandal from danny tarkanian. tarkaniann was the corporate lawyer for those with an elaborate scam that tricked hundreds of seniors into donating to fraudulent charities, totaling millions. and when
a shady tarkanian deal went bust, he refused to pay back $17 million, why would we ever send danny tarkanian to congress?
woman: here in nevada, those were the worst days of our lives, and congressman heck called it "a blip."
narrator: in 2008, joe heck called nevada's housing crisis "a blip on the radar." that's just how out of touch joe heck is. narrator: after heck sponsored a bill giving tax breaks to big banks, he took over $500,000 from wall street-- including banks who caused the housing crisis. it's clear what joe heck's priorities are, and families like mine get left behind. narrator: afscme people is responsible