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out how! but first -- let's get straight to our top story at this hour -- right now the valley is under a heavy layer of haze! it's coming from a massive "pilot" wildfire in california that's destroyed more than 15-hundred acres forced hundreds of evacuations. an air quality advisory is now in effect. we have team coverage on the nasty conditions. we'll get to 13-first alert chief meteorologist bryan scofield with the forecast in a moment but we'll begin with meteorologist karla huelga.. live at sunset park. karla. a pacific system is a the area and will bring breezy to windy conditions through
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along with a bit of a cool-down. expect a high of 104 tomorrow, with mainly sunny skies and breezy to low end windy conditions. gusts will peak between 30 and 35 mph tomorrow. the cooler air moves in on wednesday and drops us to the upper 90s that day as well as thursday. wednesday will still be breezy and there a very slight chance for a stray storm. the rain is likely to stay in the mountains. by friday, high pressure will again take over the forecast which means the return of high
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108 saturday and 109 sunday. the winds will remain light thursday through the weekend. right now -- authorities are searching for answers after a right now -- authorities are
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young boy. the 10 year old was riding what's known as the world's tallest water slide in kansas city when something went terribly wrong. the park remains closed while cause of the tragedy. abc's elizabeth hur has more. a popular water park in kansas city.. evacuated and shut down.. after a 10- year-old boy dies.. while riding the world's tallest water slide. the boy's father.. kansas state representative scott schwab.. telling abc news in a statement.. (gfx) "since the day [caleb] was born, he brought abundant joy to our family.. we are comforted knowing he believed in our savior jesus, and they are forever together now. we will see him another day."
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front of the car on the slide was not working all day long." for now.. park officials are not answering any questions about what could have gone wrong.. but explained all rides at the park are inspected daily. sot - winter prosapio / schilartterbahn waterparks "and all our rides are inspected by an outside party before the season starts." the ride is and tubers drop about 17 stories in just seconds.. nats - "...water rushing... ride.. but two years ago.. the ride's opening was delayed at least three times.. after video of these early safety checks showed sandbag dummies flying off.. prompting changes.. including adding seatbelts and safety netting.. when the ride eventually opened.. sliders also had to be at least 14- years-old.. that has since changed. the president and ceo of national safety council on gma this morning. sot - deborah hersman / president & ceo, national
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really is.. is the ride safe.. // if there are changes that need to be made, i'm sure this because safety is priority.. the ride will remain closed indefinitely.. pending a full investigation. eh, abc news, ny. a shooting victim remains hospitalized after an overnight shooting near horizon ridge and green valley parkway in henderson. detectives say two men were drinking when they got into a fight. the victim showed up later at desert springs hospital with a gunshot wound to his shoulder. police say the shooter remained on scene ands so far.. no one has been charged. this afternoon metro is looking for a shooting suspect after a man was shot near las vegas boulevard and sahara. officers tell us he was shot in the stomach, but is not cooperating. people living in one valley neighborhood tell us they are fed up with squatters -- after another vacant home goes up in flames. the family sent us this video of the home near decatur and vegas drive on fire yesterday morning. they say their windows melted from the heat, and there was
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home. firefighters say the house was empty, but the neighbors say homeless people have been living there for two years. there was smoke damage to other parts of the home... the investigation into the cause continues tonight. three people are dead after a crash on the 15 around 3am yesterday near 'valley of fire' over the weekend. nhp says the driver of a van swerved off the road and hit a pole.. then overcorrected and rolled into a ravine. a viewer sent us this video of the fire and smoke coming from the vehicle after the crash. including the driver. 2 other passengers were airlifted to the hospital. the exact cause remains under investigation. still no word from kabul on who's responsible for kidnapping two professors at the american university in afghanistan. the american and australian were pulled from their car this morning at gunpoint.. but the driver and a bodyguard were left unharmed. this follows anoher incident last week when 6 tourists were injured when a rocket hit their van. the taliban claimed
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now to the the latest on a murder mystery in new york. we are now hearing from the family of the 30-year-old jogger killed while running last week. karina vetrano's mother had strong words for the killer... who's still on the loose. cathy vetrano/mother the whole entire world knows what a pathetic, puny, weak, piece of filth that you are. . vetrano was found dead last week. her body discovered just 15 feet away from a trail that she ran nearly every day. on friday, detectives discovered a sneaker and headphones near the crime scene and sent them in for testing... in hopes of finding finger prints or d-n-a evidence. in neighboring new jersey.. police trying to figure out who killed a google account manager while she was jogging. vanessa marcotte was in princeton visiting her mother when she went jogging alone yesterday afternoon on a wooded road. a state police k-9 found her body last night about a half
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a few hours after her family reported her missing. now to your voice, your vote in the race for the white house -- donald trump is turning his focus to the economy today. he gave a speech outlining his plan to boost jobs and cut taxes. abc's karen travers has the latest from the campaign trail. is this a reset for donald trump? in detroit today the republican nominee unveiling an economic plan that his campaign says includes the biggest tax reforms since ronald reagan. sot - donald trump / (r) presid jump start america and it won't a week of constant controversy?it's no surprise hillary clinton extending her lead by 8-points?and her support among women is at its highest level yet. two-thirds of americans say trump has the wrong temperment to be president?almost as many say he's unqualified and untrustworthy. over the weekend trump using clinton's own words to attack her truthfulness about her
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sot - donald trump / (r) presidential nominee "she's a totally unhinged person. she's unbalanced." and remember that never trump movement? it's back. evan mcmullin - a 40 year old former cia agent and congressional staffer?.announcing today he's running as an independent 3rd conservative choice. karen travers oncam close: mcmullin told abc than trump or clinton and he offers a conservative choice. but it will be tough for him to get on every state some place, like texas, mcmullin and his political backers will probably have to sue to get his name added. kt abc news washington.
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will be in las vegas this week campaigning for his wife. he's scheduled to address a group of pacific islander and asian-american voters on friday. libertarian candidate gary johnson will also speak at the event at caesars palace. organizers say they're also close to confirming donald trump to attend the same event. ots-vm we now know that governor brian sandoval was on a list of possible running mates for donald trump. the new york times reports that sandoval was knocked off for endorsing then presidential candidate sandoval met with trump here in las vegas back in december. the report claims trump thought sandoval had "everything" including "latino-heritage and swing- state appeal." a fast food giant is adding something new to its menu. find out what burger king is doing.. and why it's raising some eyebrows. plus -- thousand of britney spears' fans aren't happy with her new music video....we'll explain what they are trying to accomplish with a petition! ((bryan)) and.. don't forget to download the
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streaming.. video on demand and incredible weather radar. it's free in the app store and in google play. some fans are angry over the
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along with a bit of a cool-down. expect a high of 104 tomorrow, with mainly sunny skies and conditions. gusts will peak between 30 and 35 mph tomorrow. the cooler air moves in on and there a very slight chance for a stray storm. the rain is likely to stay in the mountains. by friday, high pressure will again take over the forecast which means the return of high heat. some fans are angry over the latest music video from las vegas strip headliner britney spears. it's one of three trending headlines we are following on this monday.
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in her "make me" music video, but that's not enough for many of her fans. we're hearing rumors that this is the second version of the video, after a sexier clip was rejected. there's now an online petition to release brit-brit's first, sexier, version. so far, more than 13-thousand people have signed it. several dolphins were rescued off the coast of cape cod after becoming stranded in shallow water. a total of ten were beached at one point. two dolphins returned and got stuck again. they had to be taken away by rescue crews to some deeper water.. where they were released a second time. one week from today -- burger king deubts the new whopperito... the item is basically a whopper chopped up inside a tortilla. it's stuffed with beef, tex-mex seasoning, tomatoes, onion, lettuce, pickles and creamy queso sauce. according to a statement from burger king, a local franchise
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demand from guests" on social media. it's available monday august 15th. you can check out all of the stories trending today... on our ktnv mobile app stories trending today... on our ktnv mobile app there are new concerns about the zika virus. up next in today's healthy living.. find out if you should be about these latest developments. plus -- a new study suggests women who have their tonsils or appendix removed have higher chances of getting pregnant! in today's health report... florida officals are keeping a close eye on the zika virus... the number of confirmed cases
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i'm one of them. yo tambien. i'm one of over 300,000 nevadans who rely on social security. social security helps us pay the bills... ...and enjoy the retirement that we've earned. that's what makes joe heck so dangerous. his plan to privatize social security means billions in profits for wall street...
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what if it crashes again? wall street has given joe heck over a half a million bucks. i wonder who he's working for? because it's not us. afscme people is responsible
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blamed on mosquito bites now
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cases are still confined to a small area north of downtown miami. now.. other states with similar climates including louisiana.. alabama.. mississippi.. georgia and texas are coming up with plans to fight the virus. concerns over zika have prompted a nationwide alert.. even in places like las vegas.. which have a much lower threat of the disease spreading. (gov. rick scott/ (r) florida):"congress and the president have not been able to come together and pass a bill to provide more funding.// we're continuing to ask th mosquito control, help reimburse at the state level. the white house and congress have been engaged in a fierce debate over a proposed 1.9 billion dollar spending bill to pay for research and other ways to curb the spread of the zika virus. women - v even though zika poses a serious risk to pregnant women giving birth to babies with microcephely.. florida senator marco rubio says he opposes abortions for all women. rubio told politico on saturday
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law. rubio.. who dropped out of the presidential race several months ago.. is seeking re-election to the u-s senate in november. for years medical experts have given bad news to women who have had their tonsils or appendix removed - saying their chances of pregnancy were lower. but as melisa raney reports.. a new british study shows that may not be the case after all. a fifteen-year study by the university of dundee in great britain looked at the medical records of more british women. and they discovered the pregnancy rate for women who had their appendix taken out was 54 percent. that figure was 53 percent for those who had tonsillectomies. women who had both removed had a 59 percent pregnancy rate! women who hadn't had either removed had a lower pregnancy rate of almost 44 percent researchers aren't exactly sure why there might be a link - but are looking at a couple scenarios. first, it might be that an inflamed appendix or tonsils
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another theory being explored is that increased promiscuity among some women could put them at greater risk of tonsillitis or abdominal infection. this would lead to a greater chance of being admitted to a hospital -- and a greater chance of having tonsils or an appendix removed. researchers stress both options need further investigation. we'll be right back with a look at today's top stories and bryan will ha a look at your forecast! and.. before we head to break.. a look at tonight's abc primetime lineup. (ad-lib) a quick look at some of the top stories we're following right
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an elderly woman is found dead inside her home near washinton and sloan...and now investigators are looking for her estranged husband. the victim was in her seventies... and died where she lived. her family says she was very religious...
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help tracking down this sexual assault suspect. officers say he assaulted the victim at a hotel on boulder highway over the weekend. they say this man broke into the victim's room and committed the crime. coming up on 13 action news.. live at 5... a woman is killed.. and her family tells 13 action news who they think is responsible. there are big changes coming to hulu as the streaming site becomes more like netflix. why there won't be as many commercials when you sit down to watch your shows. those stories an m action news.. live at 5. then later.. all new on 13 action news live at 6.. a man busted with a gun inside his luggage at the airport in reno.... but it's where they say the gun came from that's triggering lots of alarms and could change the security screening process everywhere. that does it for 13 action news live at 3:30.. but stay with us for judge judy
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next. we'll be back in 60 minutes for 13 action news live at 5. until then.. thanks for watching and have a
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>> announcer: a heart-stopping ambush... >> the dog lunged at me. and i put my arm up to protect my face, and that's when the dog bit my arm. >> announcer: ...and a pet owner... >> judge judy: what was your dog doing out? >> announcer: ...with some bite. >> what is she doing minding somebody else's dog's business? >> judge judy: how many times has your dog bitten people? >> once -- hers. >> judge judy: no. that's not true. >> well, actually two. >> announcer: "judge judy."
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the courtroom of judge judith sheindlin. the people are real. the cases are real. the cases are real. the rulings are final. captions paid for by cbs television distribution maureen schwarzman is suing nubia canizalez for the cost of plastic surgery after nubia's german shepherd bit her. >> byrd: order! all rise! this is case number 524 on the calendar in the matter of schwarzman vs. canizalez. >> judge judy: thank you. >> byrd: you're welcome. parties have been sworn in. you may be seated. >> judge judy: this is an incident that happened almost two years ago, and this is what i understand, miss schwarzman. you were driving your car, and you saw a stray dog, a german shepherd. >> yes. >> judge judy: you were concerned about the dog, so you followed it for awhile, and then you stopped your car and got out of the car. tell me why you stopped the car and got out of the car. >> well, i lost my own dog a


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