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evacuated...because of a hazmat situation. let's get straight to contact 13 investigative reporter stephanie zepelin, who joins us live from the scene. breaking news in the race for
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new jersey governor chris christie has just dropped out. he came in a disappointing sixth place in the new hampshire primary yesterday. his annoucement comes just hours after fellow g-o-p formally ended her bid. she initially gained some momentum last fall..following that first g-o-p debate. but then her support began to slip in the polls.
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saying "this campaign was always about citizenship-taking back our country from a political class that only serves the big, the powerful, the wealthy, and the well connected.... while i suspend my candidacy today, i will continue to travel this country and fight for those americans who refuse to settle for the way things are and a status quo that no longer works for them. as for the democratic side, hillary clinton and bernie sanders are coming back to the valley! they'll be here next thursday...taking part in a town hall. msnbc and telemundo are hosting the event. the candidates are expected to talk about all issues relating to nevada and the latino community. that's just two-days before the state party caucus. we'll have much more on the campaign trail, coming up at 3-30. also breaking right now-- the department of justice has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of ferguson, missouri. the suit claims a pattern of unconstitutional practice. just 24-hours earlier, ferguson's city council voted to improve its police and court practices, especially in how they treat minorities in the area.
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scrunity justice department since the shooting death of michael brown back in november 2014. a metro officer kicked in the head, trying to take down a suspect. he's now recovering in the hospital. one arrest sends a metro officer to the hospital. 13 action news reporter parker collins has video of the struggle you'll only see it here on 13 action news. < officers came to this complex overnight they found a naked teenager jumping on a car witnesses tell me this is that car... you can see some dents... take vo we have viewer video of the incident you can see officers piling on a suspect. police say the suspect kicked an officer so hard... the officer had to go to the hospital. take sot too short to super chantell lovett, witness 16:22:24-16:22:29 "i was just like oh my god, oh my god like is this actually... cause nothing like this happens around here." the suspect also had to go to the hospital. parkway parker collins 13 action news. >
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you as it was breaking-- a man says a fight over rent turned deadly... police are still trying to track down the killer. only on 13 action news, we're hearing what happened from a witness! the shooting happened yesterday near desert inn and mcleod. friends identify the victim as mike guinn. they say it started when a woman who used to live there, but stopped paying rent.. came back to get her stuff. at some point, a man with her opened fire. "me and my wife ran over there, tried to hold towels on his wound but he was shot right, right in the chest." homicide detectives tell us they know who the man and woman are. now they just have to track them down. time now is x:xx-- and frankly, i'm running out of ways to describe just how beautiful and amazing the weather has been. the 70's are here, and it's looking like they'll be here through the weekend. let's get all the details with 13 weather first chief meteorologist bryan scofield and 'weather first.' high pressure will continue to
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west coast with generally clear skies for southern nevada and temperatures a solid 10-15 above average. highs for the next several days will be in the 74-75 range with overnight lows around 47. taking a live look at the high roller-- taking a live look at the high roller-- two tourists are the latest to join the growing trend of "the high roller club." chloe scordianos and philip panzica are facing felony
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high roller security caught the pair "enjoying each other" in one of the pods friday. security says other passengers were even recording them. high roller employees say things like this are happening more often, and they're worried it's going to give the attraction a bad reputation. and coming up at 6, 13 action news anchor jessica janner tells us why the risky affair was great for business for one local website. a house goes up in flames in the central valley, and a good samaritan helps pull an elderly woman to safety! the fire happened near washington and valley view. a man driving by saw the house on fire, and saw an older woman sitting in the backyard. tim szymanksi, las vegas fire and rescue 16:10:58:20 so he turned around, stopped his car, smoke, it was very thick black smoke 16:11:10:23 the woman was rushed to u-m-c to be treated for smoke inhalation. crews say she was the only person inside at the time. the woman told firefighters she
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before, so investigators are trying to figure out if those sheets re-ignited. damage is estimated at 120- thousand dollars. and unfolding now, another day, and more cases of the zika virus are popping up. alabama reported its first confirmed case, as did china! and the case in china is important, because as of now, the virus has only been in southern asia and the pacific islands. here in the u-s, more than 60-people have been diagnosed so far. and just into 13 action news, we're learning a new study in brazil is linking the virus to another birth defect in infants-- eye abnormalities! we'll have much more on the virus and how it's affecting the upcoming summer olympics in brazil, at 3-30. a wild sight at one fast food chain! take a look! it's a gator at a drive-thru! find out why the animal was there, and why the person responsible isn't laughing anymore. and firefighters hundreds of feet in the air, scaling the world's largest observation tower. find out why they were there
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and a look at today's closing numbers.. the dow fell 100-points, closing at 15,915.
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but the animal didn't get there on its own... it was tossed straight through the drive-thru! the man responsible is joshua james, and he was just released from jail on bond. here's what he had to say to media once freed-- "we thought we would pull a prank on our buddy who worked at wendy's and just throw it through the drive-thru window" (butted with) "yeah, i mean i'm sorry for what i did. i mean, you know, just being stupid, not thinking and obviously i found out what the consequences were." james says it was just a prank. but the judge isn't taking it lightly. james has been ordered to stay out of all wendy's, avoid contact with any animals, undergo a mental health evaluation and he can't possess any weapons. he's back in court next month. here at home -- the search is on for a couple of package
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take a look -- you see a red car pull up. a man gets out and grabs a package off the driveway. then a woman grabs another box. it happened yesterday at a home near 215 and lone mountain. if you think you recognize the car or the people, call police. a million dollar home burned from the inside out. brian fox: i got there as i was kicking in the doors and i thought i'm gonna lose two of my four children today. and what's to blame-- none other than a popular christmas toy! now, the family has a warning for you! and the sears near you may be closing. the retailer is shutting down 50- stores nationwide! all the details ahead. high pressure will continue to
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. in the battle of the burgers, jack made a "declaration of delicious"... he took a stand for hand-leafed lettuce
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he formed a perfect union between 100% beef, cheese, and mouth... ...with buttery bakery buns for all and america ate it up. true story. we're making every burger better, like the new double jack.
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lear skies for southern nevada and temperatures a solid 10-15 above average. highs for the next several days will be in the 74-75 range with overnight lows around 47. very little change is expected
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weak low pressure area gains enough energy to gently nudge our high just east. that will pull temperatures down by a few degrees, but we should stay at or above 70 through the weekend just in time for another strong high to replace it from the west. winds will stay increase over sunday into monday as the replacement high builds in. wind advisories are possible for the colorado river valley and lake mead. in las vegas initial model forcing shows gusts to 20 or so possible, but not much more than that. winds die down into monday and tuesday as the high settles directly overhead which will allow highs to push back
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thanks bryan-- adlib... pause for animation chopper 13 fast and first flying over the high roller... as fire crews conducted drills and simulated rescues all morning long. you can see crews scaling the towering ride. but will be back at it tomorrow. we've told you those hoverboards are dangerous, and could catch on fire. a tennessee family is coming forward... saying their child's hoverboard burned down their million dollar home! and that's not
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their two teenagers. they were trapped upstairs, and was begging her please jump please jump baby please jump 1128 53 and she jumped out the window without hesitation and i can't tell you how brave that was 1128 58 the family says they wish they could take this christmas present back. here at home-- another family has a different house disaster. they say their home is sinking! it's now costing them thousands of dollars, and no one is helping them! so they've turned to 13 action news for help. when you ask. we investigate. you can see cracks in the walls and window frames all around the home. the owner traced it back to an issue with his sewer box. the h-o-a found a leak in the water main under the driveway. and the homeowner says his homeowner's insurance won't cover the damage costs because of land issues. now he wants the h-o-a to foot the bill. 15.41.32 because the hoa fixed the leak, they obviously know it's their pipe, it's their leak, it's their responsibility 38 our investigative team called the h-o-a several times, and even went to the management
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comment. we called their insurance company, who wouldn't comment either. but they are sending someone out to look at the damage again to see if they are liable. days later and finally the royal caribbean cruise ship damaged in a storm...is back at port in new jersey. today, we're hearing from the captain. he's trying to set the record straight about why the ship went to sea in the first place. after hurricane force winds and 30 foot waves sunday... the ship was forced to turn back. passengers were forced to stay in their rooms for 8-hours. in a video broadcast to all the ship's rooms, the captain says he didn't realize the magnitude of the storm. sot -- claus andersen, captain "anthem of the seas" "the whole thing was not bigger than this and it was up here and then it just exploded!" no one was seriously hurt, but cruise passengers still are blaming the captain. royal caribbean has apologized to the passengers...offering a full refund and then some. it's certainly a vacation everyone on board wants to forget! now to some contact 13 consumer alerts-- the takata airbag recall is expanding. mercedes-benz is recalling more than 700-thousand cars in the
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we've told you before the defective airbags can explode violently without warning. they have caused at nine deaths in the u-s. mercedes owners will be notified by the company if their vehicle is under recall. and also because of these faulty airbags, volkswagen is recalling 680- thousand vehicles. the recall includes several models made between 2006 and 2014. volkswagen plans to notify all owners of affected vehicles about the recall. the struggling retail giant sears says it plans to close at least 50 of its quote most "unprofitable" stores. the retailer originally planned to shut the stores over the next few months. but poor holiday sales have sears speeding up its timeline. the good news -- no stores here in the valley are affected!. a workout at the gym ends with one man missing his car, credit cards and more! the victim played detective, and found out who he thinks is the suspect. now he's turning to 13 action news to finish the investigation! plus this brutal attack caught
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teenage girls stomping on another! find out what all the fuss was about!
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attack caught on camera.who fell to the ground. this all happened in fresno, california, and now the video is going viral. the video may be hard for some people to watch. here's corin hoggard.. < brutality rose to new heights in the middle of the afternoon at the university inn. at least one camera was recording as a teenage girl stomped on another in the parking lot. a hotel employee told me she called the police, but by the time officers got there, everyone was gone. police say there's a call to that address, but no report. witnesses are hesitant to talk publicly about what they saw. but one of them tells me the girl who inflicted the most damage had a heavy hand, a
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shortly after a shooting in southeast fresno last july, police arrested her then 14-year-old brother on attempted murder charges. the case is about to go to trial and witnesses to the fight say she seemed to believe the other girl snitched on her brother. i shared the video with police, who tell me there is a clear assault, but without a victim to contact, they say it's tough to investigate. > the victim says she went down to the ground, when the other girl used the taser on her. shdoesn't believe the attack was related to the attempted murder case. a man is searching for a thief... after his car and wallet were stolen while he was at the gym. he's done his own digging...to the point of even finding out who's responsible. but he needs your help tracking the guy down. albert rodriguez says the theft happened saturday night. he got surveillance video from planet fitness, and he believes this man seen going inside in regular clothes is the culprit. "doesn't work out.
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doesn't have a bag." as rodriguez was cancelling his credit cards, he saw the thief had already purchased a knife, bolt cutters, and some other things from home depot. he thinks he's getting ready to steal again! henderson police found his credit cards and his i-d, but his car and the thief are still missing. a lot more news coming up on action news live at 3-30... including the latest on the investigation of that deadly hit and run that ended the life of a 2-year- old. the van has been found, but that driver is still on the run. 13 action news live at 3-30 begins with breaking news: 3
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the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security...
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...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you. i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message. breaking news: 3 floors of the luxor hotel evacuated because of a hazmat situation. i'm steve wolford. and i'm rikki cheese. let's get straight to contact 13 investigative reporter stephanie zepelin. stephanie-- breaking news on that deadly hit and run accident, that
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