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candidates are here in the silver state getting ready for the big day. 13 action news reporter david schuman joins us with more on how a ted cruz rally in pahrump got a little out of hand-- today. david? lesley...authorities had to remove a man from the rally for yelling and interrupting the texas senator. take a listen to what he was saying. "i need a cop here, i want to file charges." he kept screaming that he wanted to talk to a police officer and file charges. not a minute later...the man was being escorted out as the crowd chanted cruz's name. cruz responded to the incident with a bit of humor saying "i didn't know they allowed bernie sanders supporters in nevada." it was a small blip during an otherwise standard rally. cruz touted his conservative credentials and expressed optimism about his primary finishes so far. he won in iowa..beating donald trump...finished third in new hampshire...and in a virtual tie with marco rubio for second
14:45:10 ted cruz, (r) texas "we are consistently earning the votes of young people who are looking for a better future and recognize that the obama stagnation isn't working for them and also young people want our rights protected." cruz showed a knack for making his supporters laugh. there was the bernie sanders comment i mentioned and another joke that was self-deprecating and went over very well. i'll be back at six with how cruz jabbed at washington politicians. lesley? ahead today.. florida senator marco rubio is set to hold a rally ahead of tuesday. it starts tonight at 7:30 at texas station. from there- rubio will take his campaign to elko, reno and minden for events tomorrow. now that florida governor jeb bush has dropped out of the race-- nevada senator dean heller says he's endorsing marco rubio. heller said he's become convinced that rubio can unite conservatives and beat the democrats in the general heller will be joining rubio as he campaigns ahead of tuesday's
republican frontrunner donald trump will also be in town ahead of the republican caucus. he will be holding a rally at the south point arena tomorrow night at 7 p-m but not everyone is pleased with his campaign message. military veterans will be out in protest-- flying banners that read - "vets to trump: stop hate speech against muslims." this is video from from friday in south carolina during one of his speeches. those veterans were removed from the rally. some sad news to pass along tonight. state senator debbie smith-- has died... a year after doctors started treating her for a malignant brain tumor. the sparks lawmaker died today in reno. she was just 60 years old. smith was first elected to the state assembly in 2000 and won a seat in the senate in 2012. she missed some of the 2015 legislative session after undergoing surgery to have a brain tumor removed. smith leaves behind a husband
new controversy on the campaign trail tonight. this just hours after voters in nevada and south carolina made their picks for president. abc's mary bruce has the latest developments. nats - "usa! usa!" from victory rally? natsot - "when you win, it's beautiful!" to campaign rally. donald trump back on the trail today - and flying high after his big win in south carolina. (abc this week) natsot - donald trump / (r) presidential campaign stephanopoulos: "do you think you have this nomination in hand?" trump: "no, no, not at all." but he's also getting some heat - for a message he retweeted -- suggesting that ted cruz and now marco rubio are both ineligible to be president. (abc this week) sot - donald retweet things and we start dialogue." rubio, who finished second in south carolina, responded on abc's this week? sot - sen. marco rubio / (r) presidential candidate "this is a pattern. this is a game he plays." the florida senator then went after the g-o-p frontrunner on
marco rubio / (r) presidential candidate "to surround yourself with smart people, that's not ted cruz / (r) presidential candidate "donald devotes all of his time and energy, all of his money, to attacking me." the south carolina race claimed one campaign - jeb bush calling it quits. but john kasich and ben carson both vowing to stay in. ================== natsot - "thank you nevada!" for the democrats - hillary clinton - hoping to gain ground after her win in nevada - gave her victory speech - then flew to texas. natsot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidate "?what a great night! ?." sanders went straight to south carolina - after coming in a strong second place? today, he told cbs face the nation - he's now looking to super tuesday. (cbs face the nation) sot - sen. bernie sanders / (d) presidential candidate "we're in this race to win. and i think, on super tuesday, for example, you are going to see some major, major victories." sanders also touted portion of the electorate in south carolina - where she holds a commanding lead heading into next weekend's primary. mary bruce, abc news, las vegas.
a bicyclist involved in an early morning crash-- has died. the 59-year-old was struck by an off road vehicle --- on saint rose parkway near the i-15 north ramp. the driver had overcorrected his polaris after hitting the cyclist and rolled the vehicle. he was taken to u-m-c- but is expeced to be okay he's now being investigated for driving under the influence. one person is in serious condition--tonight -- after a hit and run accident. metro telling us this happened around 2 this morning on charleston near maryland parkway. the 64-year-old victim wasn't using the crosswalk at the time he was hit. the driver took off but was followed by a witness. metro caught up to the suspect... that person was arrested for felony hit and run....and suspiscion of d-u-i. now for the latest developments on a deadly shooting here in the valley police have arrested this man omary talley. he's accused of killing two women friday morning during a fight near the miracle mile shops.
identified as 27-year-old melissa yvette mendoza and 27-year old jennifer margarita chicas. one of the women died at the scene. the other tried to drive herself and a man away from the scene. they ended up at the cosmopolitan. that's where the she died from her injuries. las vegas fire crews were called out to a blaze at the "la fiesta apartments" this morning. that's near owens and lamb. officials say the fire started in a unit on the second floor. thankfully - crews were able to get everything under control before the fire spread. no injuries have been reported. but-- 2 adults and 2 children are displaced. we're told there's 20 thousand dollars in damage. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. another fire broke out overnight, destroying a family's home. it happened around 12-thirty this morning near arville and flamingo. clark county firefighters say a stove caught fire - and then spread throughout the apartment. firefighters were able to knock it out quickly.
that fire. a live look outside right now across the valley. we've been enjoying some beautiful weather this weekend. so will this great weather continue? let's check in with 13 weather first meteorologist karla huelga. karla. dry and warm conditions are expected through monday. a cold front moving through the area will bring gusty north winds late monday through tuesday along with considerable cooling for tuesday. high pressure will lead to dry conditions with a warming trend wednesday through friday. the r-t-c is announcing some
'the max' is ending its service on north las vegas boulevard. which means- r-t-c is now planning to expand service and pick up their riders starting today. r-t-c buses-- on route 113-- will stop every 15 minutes. new information tonight after a violent shooting spree in michigan. the city in fear after innocent people become victims when a gunman opens fire at random. what we're now learning about the gunman. new security concerns tonight after police call for a boycott of pop star beyonce's upcoming world tour. so just how safe will her shows
abc's elizabeth hur --with what we're learning about the alleged gunman and the lives left behind. tonight as families of the victims.. including mary jo nye.. a 60-year-old retired teacher.. seek answers.. police finding a silver lining in this terrible tragedy. sot - jeff hadley, kalamazoo police chief very relieved that we have someone in custody nats - 911 gfx shots fired we have one confirmed victim right now overnight a city was gripped with fear after a man opened fire at three different locations across a 13 mile span in kalamazoo michigan. the first - a parking lot where a woman walking to her car was shot several times. the second - a few hours later at a car dealership, a father and son killed. the third - outside a cracker barrel restaurant, the suspect taking the lives of nye and 3 others in 2 vehicles. leaving a 14-year-old girl in critical condition.
kalamazoo county prosecutor you don't ever expect anything like this to ever happen anywhere yet along in kalamazoo, this is just the most awful thing ever. the suspect, jason dalton, an uber driver taken into custody hours after the final shooting. in a statement the company says "our hearts and prayers are with the families of the victims of this devastating crime".. it's a crime not just heartbreaking but baffling for police and dalton's neighbors. sot - chad landon, shooter's neighbor: he was a quiet guy never had any problems, the cops had never been out to his house before. elizabeth hur tag baffling because uber says the 45- year-old passed a background check and police confirm he has no criminal history. we're told he could be in court as early as tomorrow. elizabeth hur abc news, new york new information tonight-- in the battle between the f-b-i and apple. the county government agency- that owned the i-phone at the heart of legal battle between
department-- paid for but never installed a feature that would have allowed the f-b-i to easily and immediately unlock the phone. the phone is a central part of the terrorism investigation into the shootings that killed 14 people in san bernardino, california. if the technology had been installed-- officials would have been able to remotely unlock the phone for the fbi. the service only costs $4 per month ---per phone. coast guard crews were called out to rescue 3 people off the coast of washington. crews received a distress call about 2 surfers in distress near grays harbor-- washington. a third person-- who was attempting to help the surfers-- also needed to be rescued from the rough waters. all 3 were safely hoisted aboard a rescue helicopter and are said to be in good condition. fiji residents are left picking up the pieces after yesterday's record- breaking cyclone struck the island nation. with wind speeds reaching 184 miles per hour...the region was rocked with heavy flooding,
outages. now-a state of emergency has been declared. the country is no longer under curfew as it was lifted just hours ago. 10 deaths have been blamed on the storm. all schools in fiji will remain closed this week. wx chat dry and warm conditions are expected through monday. a cold front moving through the area will bring gusty north winds late monday through tuesday along with considerable cooling for tuesday. high pressure will lead to dry conditions with a warming trend
law enforcement is talking about boycotting her upcoming tour. now--it's raising alot of questions about security abc's eva pilgram has the story. queen bey facing a police boycott of her upcoming tour? creating security questions. most venues depend on officers to volunteer for at least some of the security shifts? and now some union leaders are calling for cops not to be on hand when her "formation" comes to their cities. formation video nats the fraternal order of police in miami, where beyonc?'s tour kicks off, citing controversy over the star's super bowl halftime show- nats - super bowl and taking a vote to suggest all law enforcement officers "boycott" the april 26 concert, claiming that the superstar promotes an "anti-police message" in her latest music video nats video despite the
calls, the miami police department reassuring fans it "?will have a sufficient number of police officers staffing this and every event that happens in our city." but the idea of a beyonc? strike may be catching on? the president of the nashville's police union calling for a similar protest by cops it represents. sot - 21;01;34;17 sgt hale/nashville: ultimately we are asking the officers not to volunteer. in addition to miami and nashville, police unions in tampa also calling for some form of boycott when beyonc? rolls in to town?with houston, boston and new york considering swearing off showing up when she comes to slay... nats - cause i slay, cause i slay but not every police union is ready to get in formation-- in a statement to abc news, the president of the dallas police association writing
reducing the recent?surge in violent crime in dallas." (((tag))) we've reached out to beyonc? for comment on the boycott? we have not heard back. rapper "50 cent" will have to explain his instagram pictures to a bankruptcy judge. he filed last year, but later posted pictures of himself with a pile of cash. one photo shows him with stacks of 100- dollar bills that could easily add up to 50-thousand dollars. a judge told his attorneys he has to come to court and explain. the rapper, whose real name is curtis jackson, says he's been driven into bankruptcy by lawsuits. claims against the rapper add up to 29- million dollars. now for a story you'll only see on 13 action news. of shows at the colosseum at caesars palace last night. after the show, one-oak at the mirage hosted a party for her valley view live co-host megan telles caught up with her on the red carpet where she raved about her residency here in las vegas. mariah carey 18:14:05-18:14:23 "it's been so much fun, amazing
fans from china, from all over, taiwan, europe. now i'm going to europe, people are like we got ticktes before we knew you were going to europe." mariah will continue her residency in junes. and you can see more of this exclusive one-on-one interview on channel 13 marvel's r-rated anti-hero smash "deadpool" continued to dominate the box office the weekend. the film earning an estimated 55-million dollars-- brining it's north american haul to million. and coming in third was the faith based drama "rsen" starernticket sales. still to come-- karla with have another look at your forecast. news, where you ask.
the heated battle for second place. cooling the bern. hillary clinton taking the momentum back from bernie sanders. >> is this a great night or what? >> sanders vowing to go on. >> one of the great political upsets in the history of the united states. shooting spree. the deadly rampage, terrorizing a city. an uber driver under arrest. tonight, the hunt for a motive. and, mountain emergencies. skiers plunging to the ground. when the lift cable snaps. dozens of others trapped for hours. the little boy that slipped off the chair. the hidden danger before you even hit the slopes. good evening. thanks for joining us on this sunday. i'm tom llamas. we begin with the campaign for the presidency. the race looking different for both parties tonight.