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thank you.details from police, coming up. this morning's shooting follows a string of recent shootings in north las vegas, sparking fears in that community. and a live look is a big story this weekend. we have a major storm on the way to las vegas. good morning las vegas, i'm lesley marin. let's get to that news breaking overnight... metro telling us a woman is dead after being shot. this all happened around 2 thirty this morning near walnut and cheyenne. we're told police got a call of a woman yelling for help, when they got to the scene, they found she had been shot. she was rushed to umc trauma where she succumbed to her injuries. there is no suspect in custody at this time. we're following the latest on this story and will bring you the latest as it breaks. shifting gears, we're following the weather closely this weekend. here's a live look outside, things are calm for right now, but a storm is at our doorstep.
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for us from the weather desk. good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) thank you carlo, turning now to
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"i havent been on this side of town for about 15-20 years and its still the same, im terrified of this neighborhood and i'm 50 years old" many in a north las vegas community are waking up in fear after being traumatized by two shootings, both within less than 24 hours of each other. in total -4 -people were shot, one is dead and so far, police . yesterday afternoon bullets went flying, people shot. police havent released the victim's ages or id's but neighbors say the youngest was just 15 years old this follows a shooting on thursday in that same area that left an 18- year-old dead. police ar whether the two shootings are connected, but, people living in the area say yesterday's shooting was retaliation for thursday's killing. "i just know that thatw it rk.s there's always some type of
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of it out of this, you know if this does be aired, just a word of caution to the neighbors, be aware of your surroundings, be aware of everything. that's what i try to tell my son" the three hurt in yshooting all suffered non-life theatips from the public to prevent this from escalating even further. breaking right now.. metro is searching for a missing 90-year-old man, pictured here. george kimura has been missing since yesterday evening. police are worried, they say kimura has dementia and he may be in need of medical condition. anyoneis whereabouts is asked to call metro right away. a neighborhood fued escalates into an all out brawl and it's all caught on camera. now, one neighbor concerned. the other person involved hasn't been arrested. this is surveillance of the fight. the neighbor who threw the
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was protecting his family after these surveillance cameras were pointed towards his daughters. but the teenager who got punched says-- that wasnt their intention! sot jace biddle so i'm sure it upsets him that it catches his backyard and front door while getting ours too, the camera shows both, with how close our homes are it shows both action news reached out to police who say there was a citation issued for battery. despite-- only minor injuries..... no arrest was made. the two neighbors will be going to court over the battery incident..... nir in the fight of his life-- battling leukemia since november. his community, now joining in on the fight and supporting him. action news reporter mahsa saeidi has more on the story of eric jolley. "the first thing i thought of when i heard it was that i was going to die." you can't sugar coat cancer! but 17 year-old eric jolley is a fighter! fresh out of the
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his first time cheering since the diagnosis! "i love how it makes me feel, i feel like really strong." "aaaahhhh!!!!!" this squad...his passion.. in november ... the senior's plans to compete cut short. his focus suddenly became: chemo! the biggest battle just ahead -- a bone marrow transplant! "i feel like this would have definitely been a lot harder on my own." "dancing!" from the bleachers to his bedside... their goal.. to make sure jolley knows...he's never alone. "we decorated his iv stan, h wouldn't feel like he was in the hospital for new years." this spring valley grizzly...turned leukemia slayer! inspiring classmates to be strong...fight hard..and cherish every second. part of jol"i know that he love me and i thank him every night for preserving my life to this point." a lot of reason to be hopeful.eric says after his first cycle
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if you'd like to help eric in his fight we have a link ttektnv dot com. good morning everyone! coming up... reonly two days away from the iowa caucus. the presidential race is heating up. we'll show what candidates are doing to prepare. and the economy in las vegas is on the upswing. business leaders coming together to discuss what the future holds. we'll tell you what they say is the key to making sure our economy is strong.
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flood watches are posted right now for parts of california, as they too brace for a lot of rain. not to mention, the winds..also expected to be a big factor. and check this out, a road
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this angle shows the blacktop falling away leaving a huge sinkhole. it formed only a few feet from another big sinkhole that opened up last month. both are now more than 50 feet wide and growing. engineers say all of the water from recent heavy rains-- has overwhelmed a storm drain under the road. that stretch of nearby highway 101 is now closed.. probably until spring. just a messy situation, carlo. ((ad-lib at open set with live
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turning to the heated race for the white house. we're only two days out from the iowa caucuses. the votes will give us our first read of how the
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on the campaign trail. the races in both parties are tight. the two frontrunners looking over their shoulders this weekend as they make that final push. abc's brandi hitt has more from des moines. nats - clinton/bush in the final push for votes ahead of baby. ted cruz is an anchor baby in he likes. i like and respect him." cruz -- now pushing ahead -- after thursday's "trumpless" fox news debate and this des moines register headline - "rough night for cruz." nats bill clinton: "the next president of the united states -- hillary clinton!" on the democratic side... as hillary clinton pounds the pavement for votes... nats - "i need you to come caucus monday night..." the state department delivered a bombshell -- (gfx) declaring 22 emails she sent from her private server while secretary of state - "top secret." nats up cruz: "this is getting more unacceptable.
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clinton's campaign is pushing back... because the emails were not marked "classified" at the time. nats sanders: "thank you very much..." she's in a tight race with bernie sanders... who's urging volunteers to do everything necessary to increase voter turnout on caucus night. sot sanders: "beg, borrow, kidnap, do whatever you have to do. kidnapping illegal here in iowa? [laughter] brandi hitt on camera: and hillary is bringing out the big guns! bill clinton is here in iowa campaigning for his wife. their daughter chelsea joins mom on the campaign trail this weekend. brandi hitt, abc news, des moines, iowa the future of las vegas' economy a big topic of discussion as top city and business leaders came together. l-v-c-v-a president rossi ralen-kotter says mc-carran international airport is a key to hopefully attracting more international business. the city hopes to reach.... -45- million visitors over the next -5- years. one of the big companies
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vegas is "faraday future" as they work to build an electric car plant in north las vegas. when good morning las vegas returns... get your taste buds ready! we're talking girl scout cookies, next! you're watching channel 13 action news. we'll be right back on this
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year--yes, girl scout cookie season is upon us. and while the mad rush for sales will begin soon-- every dollar is actually helping fund troop activities and fueling the importance of financial literacy. joining us this morning to talk more about how your family can get involved with this year's cookie kick off-- is c-e-o of girl scouts of southern nevada-- liz ortenburger and 9-year-old brownie alexa gould. liz ortenburger, ceo of girl scouts of southern nevada alexa gould, 9 year old brownie questions: (liz ortenburger) what are the goals of the 2016 cookie kickoff? (liz ortenburger) how does the girl scout cookie program teach girls financial literacy? (liz ortenburger) how much of the proceeds of the girl scout cookie sale actually stays in southern
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important? (liz ortenburger) what are some things that troops do with the proceeds from the girl scout cookie sale? (alexa gould) what are your goals for selling girl scout cookies (i.e. trip to disneyland, etc)?
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favorite part about being a girl scout? (alexa gould) what are your favorite girl scout activities? (alexa gould) what is your favorite flavor of girl scout cookie? the 2016 cookie kickoff is today from 9 a-m until noon. at the girl scouts of souther nevada headquaters at 29-41
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rebels tonight... they're set to host the san diego aztecs over at the thomas and mack. the aztecs are undefeated in conference play and are in first place in the mountain west. the runnin' rebels are coming off a big win against the boise state broncos on wednesday. tip off is set for 5 this evening. so, head down there and cheer on the rebels! good morning las vegas.. still ahead this morning... the hunt for three escaped convicts from california continues-- we have dramatic video showing the moments one of those prisoners surrendered. celine dion speaking out on the death of her husband-- what the colliseum is now planning to remember rene angelil. right now on good morning las
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a brand new marijuana dispensary getting set to open its doors and they're promising to be "the source" for the valley's medicinal needs. plus, we've been talking about weather all morning long. a big storm rolling into las vegas this weekend. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is ... let's get started with a first look at weather with carlo falco! good morning carlo.
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vo ahead today... a grand opening for the valley's newest medical
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dispensary. "the source" will hold what they're calling a "green ribbon" ceremony today at noon. they're promising to be nevada's top dispensary. alot of dignitaries will be on hand for the opening including senator tick segerblom. "the source" is located near sahara and rainbow. now to the latest developments on the big sports story centered around las vegas.. las vegas sands chairman--sheldon adelson-- met with the owner of the raiders yesterday-- showing him a potential spot for a stadium here in the valley.. we staked out the -42- acre plot of land just purchased by u-n-l-v near tropicana and paradise.... but there was no sign of them. action news spoke with a former
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likelihood of a team actually coming to town. "when you have an owner, an nfl owner actually coming into town and having a conversation within an investor. that's different. the raiders' first choice is to move to a stadium.... in los angeles... but that venue has been offered to the rams and now the san diego chargers have announced they would like to share that stadium with the rams. we'll continue following this story. more progress is being made on the new t-mobile arena on the strip. the first of 17-thousand seats esterday. dan quinn// vp general manager, t mobile arena 11:20:40 - 11:20:50 "milestones like this.. .comes to life." construction is on schedule... with the arena set to open april -6-th with a concert..... by las vegas' own "the killers." no word yet--on whether the stadium will be the new home of an n-h-l team.
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next week at the colosseum to celebrate the life of celine dion's husband.. who passed away earlier this month. caesars palace says it will take place wednesday at 7-pm. rene angelil died january 14th after a long battle with throat cancer. celine dion released a statement yesterday saying in part: "we have felt your love for ren0.. and your prayers and compassion have helped us during this most difficult time.. more than you'll ever know. i thank you from the bottom of my heart." keeping you update on the growing zika virus.. the number of infections in the u- s, is growing. the c-d-c says there are now 32 cases across a dozen states and the district of columbia. but it's important to note.. the virus is not being spread so far in the u-s.. it's coming in through travelers. officials now fear the number of people affected in the americas could eventually reach 4-million. the virus is a major concern because of the danger it poses to cause birth defects.
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on the armed standoff happening in oregon.. it's not looking like the jailed militia members will be free anytime soon. a federal judge said-- yesterday-- she won't release three of the main figures in that standoff happening at a wildlife refuge. she says militia leader ammon bundy, his brother ryan, and ryan payne pose a danger to the community. she says she would release people only if the standoff ends. 4 holdouts still occupy the federal land. a traffic stop.. including one who was shot and killed. developing in southern california this morning.. that daring jailbreak. one of three inmates is back behind bars as we learn more about the woman arrested for allegedly helping them escape. she worked at the jail as an english teacher and may have provided information, helping them get away abc's matt gutman joins us from santa ana, california with the very latest on the search for the other two
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this morning that exclusive video - the moment fugitive bac doung surrenders?. then nodding to deputies as he's escorted to jail? and doing more - coughing up key jeff hallock 'he is cooperating, he is providing us information.' down from fresno? where abc news has learned the other two fugitives, hossein nayeri and jonathan tieu were seen at this motel as late as tuesday? police suspect they were their until late thursday. earlier friday at this mechanic shop doung turning himself in. in the surveillance video he calmly lets police cuff him. gutman intv with witness: gutman why did he choose this place? man: we're just friends, he know s us and he want to make sure he gets caught safely, with nobody getting hurt. then officers with ballistic vests move in? we wathced as police scoured for evidence? mg su: officer have been searching this entire area , right now they're focusing on those containers with k9 units but still those other two inmates remain missing. last week doung stole the white van the trio made off in. if doung was in charge of transportation - police say hossein nayeri might had the task of information?.
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english teacher to give him more than language tools? sot: lt. jeff hallock: " a google earth image on paper that showed an image of the entire central jail complex. // she played a significant role in the planning" the teacher 44 year old nooshafarin ravaghi who authored illustrated children's books had developed a relatioship nayeri - who's rapsheet includes torture and kidnapping. sot: lt. jeff hallock: "we don't have any information to determine that in fact it was romantic, but we do know that it was much closer and much more personal than it should have been." good morning las vegas... coming up... time is running out to get health insurance. if you still need to sign up, we have details on a local event you won't want to miss. plus, if you're looking for some fun in the snow with the little ones, we have the perfect event to tell you
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storm starts today with gusty winds and ironically near record high temperatures. southwest winds will increase throughout the day and drive temperatures up into the low 70s this afternoon near the
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just two years ago. the winds will stay gusty throughout the evening and will gradually diminish as the developing low moves more directly overhead of las vegas. temperatures on sunday will be about 20 cooler than today with abundant cloud cover and rain starting around noon. rain will continue throughout sunday afternoon with snow up above
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snow level will fall through the day as colder air filters in from the northwest. substantial cold forcing with a strong cold front will shove through the area sunday evening into the overnight hours bringing the chance for a thunderstorm through the las vegas valley and very heavy snow up in the mountains.
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northwest winds will blast the area dramatically dropping temperatures and bringing the chance for some isolated snow showers with wrap around moisture through the valley as the low's center departs. snow showers are possible very early monday morning but will clear out before 7am with clouds slowly diminishing throughout the day.
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though will be the temperatures which will be about 10-12 below normal with 15-25mph sustained north winds with gusts to 50 early in the morning. temperatures will stay very cool through wednesday before and if you're looking for a getaway to the mountains today, head to lee canyon. they're hosting the third annual "lil air competition" for young skiers and snowboarders. the kiddos will compete in beginner style jumps, with winners receving prizes. registration starts at 9 this morning and the competetion gets underway at 2. new developments in the education savings account program.... currently on hold. the state now wants the group who filed a lawsuit against it--to cover all the costs with
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the state wants "educate now".... to pay a -2- hundred -39- thousand dollar bond. then, if the court overturns the challenge against the voucher program, that bond would pay for an "i-t company" to store all the application information for a year. that way, families wouldn't have to re-apply. the e-s-a program lets parents claim thousands of dollars from the state every year, which they can use, for private school tuition. a promising development for nevada veterans. construction is now underway on a new v-a healthcare facility in pahrump. a groundbreaking ceremony was held yesterday morning. nevada senator dean heller was on hand.. and says it's been one of his top priorities for years. if you haven't signed up for health insurance, you might want to add that to your weekend plans. nevada health link will host its final health fair for uninsured nevadans today from 10 a-m to 6 p-m. it's happening at the clark county government center.
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help from a licensed enrollment professional to walk you through the entire process. the enrollment period ends tomorrow. well, just one week before the super bowl and the nfl says concussions soared to a four year high this season. and helmet- to- helmet hits are way up too. abcs ryan smith is on the story. hard hit nfl nats from 2015 season a hard hit for the n-f-l just days away from the biggest game of the year? super bowl 50. hard hit nfl nats [gfx] the league releasing this report friday - saying diagnosed concussions in the n-f-l increased 58% this regular season with a staggering 271 players sidelined since the preseason in 2015? compare that to the 206 concussions reported in 2014? the study discussed on espn's nfl insiders roundtable... espn nfl insiders nats 00:01:15:09 are we really seeing a change in the game heading in the wrong direction? [gfx] the most startling numbers - helmet to helmet collisions - with 92 reported
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only reported 58... [gfx] the nfl telling abc news the reasons for increases in concussions are unclear but it will look "any significant trends" over the next several weeks? ((keyables)) the numbers echoing what some claim is a growing problem at every level of play... last season alone seven high school players reportedly died as a direct result of football related injuries hard hit nats the nfl telling us safety is a priority last december... sot - jeff miller 09:56:34;17 the priority of the leagues is to protect the player health and safety but acknowledging concussions remain a risk ryan smith: 10:00:42;10 do you think that we can ever eliminate concussions from the sport? jeff miller: 10:00:46;25 oh i think that-- that as-- a very difficult problem to solve over time. that was ryan smith reporting. now to some tense dash cam video of a frightening school bus crash out of texas. take a look...this video is
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school district," which serves parts of houston. as you can see here, it shows the bus going off the road and its front hood popping open before coming to a stop. -6- students from two schools were on the bus at the time of the crash. incredibly, no one was hurt. to westminster, colorado, where firefighters had to rescue both a cat and his owner from a tree. the owner tried to get his cat - jupiter - out of the tree but his ladder fell. firefighters then put the ladder back up for the owner--he came down - but the cat was still stuck! finally - rescuers took a bucket up to jupiter in the firetruck's ladder and brought him down. both cat and ownder are finally reunited. still ahead on good morning las vegas..the biggest football game of the year is around the corner. and one fan is getting ready to represent her team. we'll introduce you to one of
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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it's topping today's stories... now trending... falling ridership this winter is leading uber to cut prices in new york. the ride-sharing company says fares for its popular uber-x service have dropped by 15 percent. that will make taking uber a little cheaper than a typical n-y-c taxi ride. the company hopes to encourage more riders -- and make more money for its drivers. basketball star lebron james is expanding his pizza business. the james-backed blaze pizza opened its doors this week at the university of connecticut. free pizzas were given to any customers who followed the business on social media. blaze pizza, which specializes in what it calls "build your scheduled to open later this year. the biggest football weekend is right around the corner - and one of the oldest living carolina panthers is getting ready to cheer her team on. mary ward can't get enough of her team! the 95-year old fell in love with the team and the famous "dabbing" pose made
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no doubt she'll being cheering loud for carolina next sunday! you can check out all of the today.. just head to our website, and click on "now trending" thanks for joining us this
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