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i will put here to give you a perspective. we understand that this man was crossing the west side of the street. that's on the right side of your screen to the east side of the street. meanwhile, someone was pulling out of that motor home park there on the left side, the shadow mountain park, and turning south on lamb boulevard. did not see the pedestrian. struck the pedestrian who is critically injured and has been taken to sunrise hospital. it's a full investigation. lamb boulevard is shut down. you will boulevard instead for north/south travel. christy wilcox is gathering information. right now, lamb boulevard completely closed with a auto/pedestrian accident. the driver stayed on the scene and is talking with police. tom hawley reporting. >> thank you. now to a halloween scare aimed a local school that caused some panic. >> the clark county school
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threat was another hoax. faith jessie is live at the school where some parents were so afraid they choose to keep their children at home. >> reporter: that's right. there was a heavy police presence in response to a clown threat driven by social media over the weekend. it's a threat that's been seen by clark county a lot over the past few weeks. police are not taking the threat likely. a heavy police presence outside t instagram account under the name shooter the clown. >> i saw an instagram. a few of my friends said there were threats, shooter the clown requested to follow a friend of mine. >> reporter: this junior missing out on halloween activities and classes. >> my mom didn't want me to go to school. >> reporter: the principal sent this to parents and said police will have a heightened presence
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not. at first it's hard to believe and then it's scary. >> reporter: clown threats, all too familiar in clark county schools in the last few weeks. earlier, there was a threatening text. >> there's no credibility. there have been no incidents of any clowns that have chased kids, have battered kids, have been seen with guns. we have notad clark county. >> reporter: metro experiencing the escalating threats but staying they've all been false alarms. still, many remain on edge. >> i will take her there. wait for a while after she gets out and i will come back and pick her up. >> it's annoying. i've seen it on twitter, facebook and instagram. it's gotten really annoying. i was, like, really scared. i feel like i shouldn't have to
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>> reporter: according to metro, whoever is behind this could face misdemeanor harassment charges and some jail time. faith jessie reporting, news 3. >> all right. thank you for that. tonight, police are telling us about a very real threat that they were able to prevent. a 15-year-old high school freshman is in jail tonight accused of planning a mass shooting at his school. he was desert oasis at jones and cooks tis. -- last night at desert oasis. sergio avila has more. >> reporter: we just spoke to a parent who took her daughter out of a theater class that's ongoing because she just heard about this arrest. yes, that's right. police credit an alert parent saying that parent kicked off the investigation that led to
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the shootings. >> reporter: bridget toole heard the news of the threat here at desert oasis from her son. >> i have two students and to hear about something like this, you -- deep down you hope it's not true. and if it is, you hope that kid is in custody or they find out what's going on before something terrible happens. >> reporter: the threat was true, according to police. an alert parent in arizona called law enforcement after overhearing her child talking about rumors of a pnn shooting. >> this is in parent thanks to a parent paying attention, thanks to a parent that did not sit on the information and brought the information forward. thanks to those students that brought the information forward. >> reporter: detectives investigated the threat and found enough evidence to charge a 15-year-old student with making terrorist threats. >> i heard there was police around the school. everyone was wondering what was going on. >> reporter: ryley toole said
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threatening to shoot up the school. >> everyone was kind of watching their surroundings. we saw police and so we kind of figured it was true. >> reporter: school police remain tight-lipped about the ongoing investigation. they would not tell us if any weapons were found or if the student researched a terrorist organization. what they would say is school police believe the schos safe. no threat anymore. they believe that student was acting alone and did not have any vendetta against any other students. sergio avila, news 3. jim, back to you. >> okay. thank you for that. a school bus driver was hurt today when the bus was hit by a car. it happen happened near charleston and buffalo. there were students on board. none of them were hurt. a 7-year-old murdered. we have her first look at the man arrested.
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cuffed and arrested on sunday at the budget suites on boulder highway. according to metro, paramedics were called for a medical event of some sort and then they called police after it was abundantly clear the child suffered from physical abuse. the child lived there with his mother and several other children. those children are in protective custody. an arrest in the murder of a woman found lying in the street last week. we told you it when that happened. metro detectives now tell us javon hudson and the victim had been dating. she's not been identified. her body was found last wednesday near alta and jones. an operation is underway to make sure your children stay safe this halloween. kelsey thomas is live near downtown las vegas to tell you more. kelsey? >> reporter: well, nevada probation and parole, changing it up. instead of doing door knocks, they are doing surveillance. they are watching those sex
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parole officers heading out on patrol making sure sex offenders stay away from your children tonight. it's called operation scarecrow. sex offenders must obey a list of rules on halloween. no decorations, porch lights off, and most importantly, no handing out candy. they can't even answer the door. >> we know certain offenders are a little bit more high risk. we try to focus on those to keep the can community safe. make sure they are looking out in a position that will place them in a triggering, to go out and reoffend. >> reporter: officers are at malls also making sure sex offenders are not hanging out where they shouldn't. >> don't let your kids go off without you. we've seen a big group of kids can going in and out. it only takes a second for something to happen a child. >> reporter: and if sex offenders are caught breaking
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to an arrest. kelsey thomas, news 3. >> thank you. the shooing at a crowded halloween house party over the weekend left one man dead. metro police are asking anyone who was there to come forward. it happened early sunday morning at a house on west auburn. that's near smoke ranch and jones. detectives say several people got into a fight. someone pulled out a gun and shot the victim. if you saw anything or know anin the killer, call crimestoppers at 702-385-5555. an out date on the 95-year-old veteran facing homelessness. >> a lot of people in the valley coming forward to help. we'll tell you who is coming forward to try to sort this out. >> reporter: the ribbon was barely cut when the first patient began to arrive. it's day one for henderson hospital. we'll take you inside -- coming up.
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costumes. it's a very special trick-or-treat event. they are creative. we're having fun. we will fill you in with them and our forecast -- coming up when we return. and did james comey break the law? he's facing harsh new criticism from democrats. >> that's coming up in our
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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. in states that have closed the loophole, nearly half as many police officers have been shot and killed in the line of duty.
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we've got a choice to make. jacky rosen wants to build an economy that works for all of us, creating good jobs, expanding solar energy, and improving our schools. but with danny tarkanian, you can't escape the sleaze. tarkanian lost $17 million in a failed development scheme and stuck taxpayers with the bill. he even helped set up fake charities used to scam nevada seniors. danny tarkanian's out for himself. dccc is responsible as a marine combat veteran, i understand the sacrifices our military makes. our benefits are earned, and we rely on them. politicians like joe heck should understand that. narrator: joe heck voted to shut down the federal government, risking critical services for nevada veterans. and during that shutdown, heck continued cashing his congressional paycheck. his military record deserves respect. but back in dc, joe heck is putting politics before nevada. and that doesn't work for me. narrator: vote vets is
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well, more options, less waiting. improving healthcare in our valley is a major issue. >> the brand-new henderson hospitalne and the 95. as denise rosch shows us, the goal is better access for all patients. >> reporter: from a new medical school at unlv to a new hospital here in henderson, major steps are being taken to improve healthcare in southern nevada. patients say with that kind of competition, everybody wins. >> it's nice. it's really, really nice. >> reporter: anna garcia was not sure she would make it, preparing for the birth of her
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today touring the brand-new hospital finished just in time for her delivery. >> it's new, it's clean. it's just -- it's close to home. i don't have to be in pain longer. >> reporter: today, the wrappings are off at henderson hospital and the first surgical patient already recovering. this woman spending the night after shoulder surgery. >> it's all about access. >> reporter: ceo sam kaufman says this is the sixth hospital in southern nevada operated pie >> it's a bright, new, shiny penny. it's beautiful. it's state -- it's state-of-the-art. >> reporter: he says there's room to expand. henderson hospital opening with 130 beds. but the plan is to grow right along with the neighborhood. as for anna -- >> i like it. >> reporter: -- there's peace of
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is ready whenever she is. denise rosch, news 3. >> thank you. changes now to let you know about when you can water your lawn. starting tomorrow, the winter watering schedule takes effect. through the end of february, the schedule allows watering for one day a week. to find out which day of the week is yours here in the valley, to go news3lv.com. we have a link to the website to help you out. well, news 3 is your weather authority. as you head out with the kids to trick-or-treat, what's the weather gonna be kevin janison joins us live, surrounded by ghosts and goblins and cute costumes down at the district and the green valley ranch. >> reporter: we have this monster t-rex taking a lot of pictures with folks. captain hook has made it. captain hook doesn't speak a lot but he does shave. you do shave in and he smiles. i love these guys. they are awesome.
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who does the laundry in your house? >> my mom. >> reporter: i think she's trying to give you a message. even the dogs are dressed up. you can believe this? the other dogs are laughing at them. you have underwear and t-shirts all over your head. how come you got to be the basket and your brother got to be the machine? >> because this is little and this is bigger. >> reporter: there's always a reason. very important weather. everybody will be heading out. we managed to get to the mid-70s. another above-normal october day. if you are going out, expect temperatures to drop in the upper 60s. even cooler around the edges, especially summerlin on the far west side. satellite picture, look how clear it was over the last couple of hours. one patch of clouds moving out. but that batch moving in from
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we'll get some wind out of it. that could start as early as later on this evening. with the front that came through yesterday, it's chilly. cooler than it's been. 30s in lincoln county. 38 in pahrump and then high temperatures tomorrow afternoon, mostly 60s and 70s but the mountain won't do any better than 48. for the las vegas valley tonight, we're going down to 55 degrees. a few breezes late. they will die down tomorrow morning. come b 72. and then your seven-day forecast, those breezes will blow into wednesday. they will back off. now we're talking about the first weekend of november. and we have high temperatures starting to get up around 80 degrees. as we look ahead towards saturday/sunday with another round of breezes on sunday. we're back live at the district. we've got -- who are you? >> pumpkin reaper. >> reporter: pumpkin reaper.
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star -- starbucks? >> vanilla. >> reporter: me too and we have the great white. are you done growling. we've got all of these fine guys here and my friend, come on out. you have a special presentation, you are going to do the zombie dance. let's see. coming alive out here at the district. these guys look great from the dinosaurs to the appliances to starbucks. the pumpkin reaper and the great white shark eating people. now, guys, before we -- that's good. you are doing the seven-minute disco version of thriller. before we send it back to you, it's halloween. we have to scare them. on the count of three, nice and
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1, 2, 3, boo! >> boo! >> boo! >> that was pretty frequenty. >> and the dance goes on. he's good. >> dance recruiters are gonna get that one. coming up -- the week-long manhunt for a double murder suspect who vowed to kill again, it's over. >> they got him. ahead, how the man accused of killing two family members and injuring fate. and some facing eviction
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i spent 22 years in the air force, and i was a republican for every one of them. i was rationalizing donald trump's behaviors until... i heard that tape, that was the last straw. t's okay to be... treated that way, and my grandson growing up thinking... that's how you should treat women. that scares me, that scares me a lot. so hillary's got my vote. we don't see eye to eye on everything, but she's strong, and i respect her. and she's someone that my grandkids can respect too.
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we've learned a lot about how joe heck works. follow the money. he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip"
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and then there's money he's taken from payday lenders who charge 521% interest. heck co-sponsored legislation protecting their predatory practices. add it all up, and joe heck is working for corporate special interests. and that doesn't work for nevada. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. welcome back. a 95-year-old world war ii veteran is figuring out how she will pay pack $26,000. the agency claims they overpaid her. irene miller admits making a mistake but experts say it happens a whole lot. miller says for the past 12
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about $20 extra per month from her deceased husband' federal benefits. once they figured it out, the va said since they overpaid her she will no longer get her pension check. >> you can't double-dip. she's getting social security bus she's getting his survivor benefits. >> curtis a good idea to bring up discrepancies before the matter gets worse. he advises his elderly clients to get a lawyer to help them figure out their benefits. many of you reached out to us to help her. if you want to help, you can find more details at news3lv.com. a man with a machete goes on the attack at a busy airport. >> this attack happened last year. what the man did just before he pulled out the machete. that's coming up. and a massive explosion rocks houses.
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evacuations. "she's a slob." "she ate like a pig." "i'd look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers..."
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nevada, there's a better choice: ruben kihuen. kihuen pushed to crack down on employers who pay women less than men. and kihuen will always protect a woman's right to choose. ruben kihuen for nevada. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. our children, they look up to us. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. what we value, how we treat others. and now they're looking to see what kind of leaders we choose. will it be the one respected around the world, or the one who frightens our allies and emboldens our enemies? the one with the deep understanding of the challenges we face, or the one who is unprepared for them? a steady hand? or a loose cannon? common sense and unity, or drama and division?
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our children are looking to us. what example will we set? what kind of country will we be? hillary clinton, because we're stronger together.
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an update on the breaking news we brought you at the start of this broadcast. police are on the scene of an accident involving a pedestrian and has a major road shut down. >> that person taken to the hospital in critical condition. christy wilcox joins us live from the scene of the accident tonight. >> reporter: we just talked to metro a few minutes ago. let me show you what's going on here. they say this man who was taken
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critical condition right now. they tell us the elderly man was hit while he was trying to cross lamb west to east near vegas valley. they say the man who was hit was standing out in the center lane here when a person who was exiting the community over here by shadow mountain community, actually, was turning left when they hit the man. police are talking to the driver but they say this man was jaywalking at the time. he was not using the crosswalk. metro warning folks out especially tonight during halloween to be very careful. we've already scene kids and family out here taking their night to trick or treat and both pedestrians and drivers need to be on the lookout as they are out and about. so far this year, metro says 29 people have been killed during auto/pedestrian crashes so far this year. i'm christy wilcox.
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clinton's e-mail scandal is back in the headlines. now that we're in the home stretch to the election. >> yes. james comey told congress on friday the bureau has discovered another batch of e-mails that may pertain to the investigation of clinton's private server and now some democrats are saying that disclosure may have broken the law. >> scott mclean has this report from washington. >> reporter: as hillary clinton's use of a private e-mail server is back in the spotlight, so is >> he's a policeman. he's not supposed to comment on the conduct of anybody. >> the fbi director today is keeps a commitment he made back several months ago that he would inform the congress if he continued the investigation. >> reporter: on friday, comey told congress bureau investigators are looking at a new batch of e-mails that may pertain to the clinton private server investigation. those e-mails were found on a computer belonging to anthony

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