tv Action News 11pm ABC February 13, 2016 11:00pm-11:35pm PST
bail has been set for the hit and run driver who killed a 2 year old girl last weekend. daniel garcia-martinez was arrested yesterday in the death of evelyn green. 13 action news reporter david schuman is live at her growing memorial with what neighbors are saying about the arrest. the tragic crash happened almost a week ago and this memorial to evelyn green is still going strong. daniel garcia-martinez is charged with a felony for not stopping at the scene of a fatal accident and his bail is one million dollars. evelyn green was a 2 year old playing in the street last sunday when garcia martinez reportedly hit and killed her in a white windowless van. greens mother vicki told 13 action news he pulled over smelling of alcohol and left before police got there. garcia martinez's neighbors say he's a good guy who was caught in the wrong place at the wrong
drinker. many of the greens are in california right now, including both of evelyn's parents. they're preparing for their toddlers funeral which is set to be in los angeles on saturdaye..david schuman 13 action news. new information tonight on a bad crash that happened last night near vegas a cimarron. a 19 year old woman is in critical condition and a 26-year-old man is in serious condition after their motorcycle slammed into the side of an suv. both were thrown from the bike. the driver and passenger inside the s-u-v were not hurt. a developing story tonight one person is dead after a homicide on the valley's northwest side. metro says reports of a shooting came in around 11 thirty last night, near lake mead and rancho. when officers got there, they found a man shot to death inside of a car. no word yet on a motive or a suspect. right now, the search is on for two suspects after a home invasion on west atlantic street in henderson.
inside the home was shot. he was taken to sunrise hospital and is in critical condition. 3 kids were also home at the time. thankfully they were not hurt. authorities say it does not look like this was a random home invasion. they are trying to find a man and a woman right now. the man is described as having short blonde hair, possibly shaved. nevada department of corrections says an inmate has died. this is mark clewis. he was serving a life sentence at lovelock correctional center for grand larceny. the 65-year-old died at reno hospital last night. an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. las vegas fire and rescue crews responded to two separate fires last night. investigators say both happened inside vacant buildings. the first fire happened at a home near rainbow and alexander. the second one was inside a vacant apartment building downtown - near mesquite and stewart. people were seen taking off right after the fires started.
squatters were living there. no one was injured in either fire. a 13 action news update now on a metro k-9 officer. "nicky" is now back home recovering from surgery after being stabbed several times during a police standoff. this happened yesterday morning. metro says k-9's are important to the department's success and an injury like this could be career ending. they're still unsure when or if nicky will return to work. a live look outside across the valley right now. it was an absolutely beautiful day today, great for getting outdoors. but will these temperatures stick around for valentines day? let's check in with 13 weather first meteorologist karla huelga. karla. the valentine's day forecast continues on track with highs in the mid 70s, mainly sunny skies and breezy winds. the breezes will continue into president's day, along with
sunny skies. afternoon highs will reach the mid and even upper 70s on tuesday and wednesday. however, windy conditions are expected wednesday afternoon and evening, ahead of a storm system that will push through the area. most of the energy associated with this system will pass to our north, but we will still have a very slight chance for rain on wednesday evening into thursday morning. the winds will stay in the windy category on thursday and high temps will drop back down to the low and mid 70s for thursday through saturday. the winds will taper down to breezy by friday and then calm to start next weekend. one of the most influential -- and controversial -- justices on the supreme court has died. antonin scalia was widely considered the most conservative jurist on the court. his sudden death may set off a struggle between the president and congress.
justice antonin scalia was known as the anchor of the conservative wing of the supreme court... and his sudden death was marked alike. sot president obama "he influenced a generation of judges, lawyers, and students and profoundly shaped the legal landscape." sot sen. candidate: "he will go down as one of the great justices in the history of this republic." but there is already a political battle brewing. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell threatening that republicans will not confirm an obama nominee, the president saying he will fulfill -quote- "his constitutional responsiblity" sot obama sot. " ... there will be plenty of time for me to do so and for the senate to fulfill its responsibility to give that person a fair hearing .... " associate justice antonin scalia was the longest-serving justice on the current united states' supreme court. nominated by president ronald reagan in 1986 -- sot antonin scalia 1986 "getting nominated to the supreme court is the culmination of a dream, of course.
president would have such confidence in me." . (nats up: "place your left hand on the bible.") he was confirmed unanimously by the senate -- and became the first italian- american member of the court. justice antonin scalia reportedly died in his sleep of natural causes at a resort in west texas. he leaves behind a wife and nine children. he was 79 years old. . lana zak on camera: and though justice scalia was ever firm in his conservative beliefs, he had no problem reaching across the political aisle, counting among his very closest friends, liberal justice ruth bader ginsberg. lana zak, abc news, washington.: condolonces have been pouring in since justice scalia's passing. senator harry reid issued a statement that reads in part. "there is no doubt justice antonin scalia was a brilliant man. we had our differences and i disagreed with many of his opinions, but he was a dedicated jurist and public servant. i offer my condolences to his family." we have just learned that
ordered flags in nevada to be lowered to half- staff in honor of scalia and his service. flags will remain at half-staff until justice scalia's funeral. we are only one week away from nevada's democratic caucuses! in a final push to win supporters - presidential candidate hilary clinton held a rally in henderson today. "i will take on wall street. i've done it before and i'll do it again. no bank should be too big to fail, no executive too powerful to jail." the crowd cheered as clinton talked about harsher regulations for the financial sector - universal healthcare - and immigration reform. the former first lady promised to create more jobs - and says she wants to rebuild the middle class. "we can't. we can't rebuild the middle class if we don't get back to having a strong american labor movement. so, i'm going to enforce labor laws. i'm going to stand up and use the bully pulpit." the audience was filled with
hillary is the leader they need. "she's been doing things for so long, she knows things that are happening. she knows how to fix them. even though sometimes things don't work out, she doesn't run away from it." "it's awesome to know that we have hillary watching our backs for labor." "we need to deal with getting rid of guantanamo bay and winding up these wars, and she's the person who can do that." clinton barely beat vermont senator bernie sanders in the iowa caucuses... ....and lost to him by 22-points in new hampshire. that means saturday's race is anyone's game. and bernie sanders is campaigning here in the silver state as well. he held a rally in reno today, in front of an audience of the more than 500 people. tomorrow, he'll be in the valley. he will be hosting a rally at bonanza high school. doors open at 10:30 a.m. the event is free and open to the public, but it is strongly encouraged that you r-s-v-p.
about a wide range of topics including immigration reform and college tuition. coservative sharron angle says she's considering running for senator harry reid's u-s senate seat. right now, she says she's trying to figure out if she can raise enough money for another run. the tea-party darling won the republican nomination back in 2010, only to lose to reid in the general election. republican u-s representative joe heck and former democratic attorney general catherine cortez masto are also in the running to replace reid. we have latest developments on the fight over solar power. emotions ran high yesterday as the public utilities commission decided against two measures affecting thousands of nevadans. the p-u-c rejected a proposal to restore old rates to existing solar customers. also decided yesterday, a net metering cap will stay in place, keeping new customers from going solar. all solar users will be phased into higher rates....
republican presidential candidates square in south carolina tonight. (donald trump, (r) presidential candidate) we should've never been in iraq. we have destabilized the middle east. how jeb bush responded to donald trump's attacks, and more from tonight's debate. plus - a consumer alert tonight for all car owners looking to save money on motor oil. an undercover investigation reveals stores selling oil that
flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why
i decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold, and to fight for everyday people. and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders
on top of that news, the debate comes exactly one week before south carolina voters head to the polls. it is the first southern primary of the 2016 election season. melisa raney reports. a change in tone saturday night as the remaining republican presidential candidates took the debate stage in greenville, south carolina. following a moment of silence for the late justice scalia... the candidates were asked how they would go about selecting his replacement. (gov. john kasich, (r) presidential candidate) so i believe the president should not move forward and i think we ought to let the next president of the united state decide who is going to run that supreme court with a vote by the people of the united states of america. (sen. marco rubio, (r) presidential candidate) we need to put people on the bench that understand that the constitution is not a living and breathing document, it is to be interpreted as originally meant. (donald trump, (r) presidential candidate) i think it's up to mitch mcconnell and everybody else to stop it.. it's called delay, delay, delay. (applause) the debate then turned to foreign policy... and the bush administration's
and that's when things got personal. (donald trump, (r) presidential candidate) we should've never been in iraq. we have destabilized the middle my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe. and i'm proud of what he did... (trump) how did he keep us safe? the world trade center... excuse me (cheers) i lost hundreds of friends.. the world trade center came down during the reign of george bush. he kept us safe? that's not safe. (rubio) the world trade center came down because president clinton didn't kill osama bin laden when he had the chance to kill him. ohio governor john kasich perhaps summed up the debate best... (gov. john kasich, (r) presidential candidate) i gotta tell ya... this is just crazy. this is just nuts... i'm melisa raney reporting. now for the latest developments on the extreme weather slamming the east coast. a sudden snow squall in central pennsylvania.. causing dozens of cars to pile up on a major interstate. more than 50 vehicles on i-78
of people were injured, 40 of them hospitalized, and sadly, three people lost their lives. witnesses say one moment the roads were clear, then suddenly - it was a white-out - and it caught drivers completely off guard. james steffy / witness - "it sounded like two bombs went off people laying out and trucks and cars all smashed, cars underneath tractor trailers, just total destruction." dozens of ambulances took drivers to a local firehouse to keep them out of the cold. that cold front is also hitting the midwest to north carolina to maine. nearly 100 million people are bracing for dangerous, bone chilling temperatures. police in hartford, connecticut racing to get the homeless off the street tonight. new york city could see temperatures fall to their lowest level in nearly 100 years. wind gusts could get as high as 40 miles- per-hour. officials are warning people to
themselves to frostbite and hypothermia. the wind chill is expected to drop temperatures to negative 25 degrees. wx chat the valentine's day forecast continues on track with highs in the mid 70s, mainly sunny skies and breezy winds. the breezes will continue into president's day, along with highs in the mid 70s and mainly sunny skies. afternoon highs will reach the mid and even upper 70s on tuesday and wednesday. however, windy conditions are expected wednesday afternoon and evening, ahead of a storm system that will push through
most of the energy associated with this system will pass to our north, but we will still have a very slight chance for rain on wednesday evening into thursday morning. the winds will stay in the windy category on thursday and high temps will drop back down to the low and mid 70s for thursday through saturday. the winds will taper down to breezy by friday and then calm
- head for red rock canyon. tomorrow through the president's day holiday.. admission will be free. other fees, like overnight camping and group day use, will still apply. a contact 13 consumer alert tonight. this one is for car owners. that bargain on motor oil could cost you - big. dollar general is accused of selling out of date bottles to unsuspecting consumers nats: they're almost sold out of it. abc news going undercover at dollar general. 16 lawsuits claim the chain is misleading consumers by selling "obsolete" out-of-date oil for cars without giving "adequate warning." undercover nats - tom: this is obsolete motor oil. our expert tom glenn of the petroleum quality institute of america- spots this well-known oil, 10w-30... it's cheaper than the others.. but look on the back.. a warning.. "not suitable" for "engines built after 1988." that's? 28
dg oil10w-40.. there's that same warning on the back. joe wood says he never thought to read the back of the bottle and that his engine died after he starting using the oil. joe wood: i didn't think anything was different from any of the brands. glenn says it's not just dollar general selling obsolete oils. we go undercover to other stores.. out of eight other retailers, half were selling oils that glenn considers obsolete. standup bridge experts say.. if you want the most current oil, look for this seal, this starburst on the bottle.. older formulations are not going to have it. as for dollar general - it told us: "their products meet not intended and appropriate use the company also takes issue with that term obsolete - saying these oils can be used in the millions of cars on the road built before 1988. gio benitez, abc news, ny coming up, it was a great day
one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential.
hundreds of people turned out today for cupid's undie run the one mile fun run featured runners in their undies and other costumes. it's all to raise awareness an fund research of neuro-fibro-matosis through the children's tumor foundation. jeff leibow daughter has neurofibromatosis 03:57:01:10-03:57:13:08 "it's a really silly event, but it's great to see people coming out and supporting something like neurofibromatosis that has no cure, no treatment. so we're here and it means a lot to have all these people come out." the cupid's undie run is the world's largest undie run. it takes place in 36 cities across the united states. last year cupid's raised over $3.5 million dollars. this year's saint baldrick's lepre-con, was such a huge hit, it set a world record for the largest gathering of leprechauns. more than 14-hundred people got togethor to raise money for childhood cancer research.
ireland in 2012. to kick-off the event, 9 year-old hallie driscoll shaved her head. her sister is currently fighting brain cancer. there was also a 5-k run-walk, a kids' activity corner and musical performances. proceeds help support childhood cancer research. football season isn't quite over yet - at least not here the valley. the "buddy bowl" took place today at the henderson international school. the flag football tournmanet includes both physically challenged and able- bodied participants. proceeds go to help military personnel and their families. the buddy bowl provides members of the u.s. armed forces and the local civilian community an opportunity to interact and compete for a worthy cause coming up... we all want to eat healthy....but food labels can be confusing. we'll show you how to read them.....and what you need to look out, for next time you go
a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
advantage? ingredients are listed in order of their predominance in the product, so whatever there is most of, is listed first. so, what you really need to pay attention to are the first three ingredients to see what is mostly in that product. when reading the side of a box, what are some key words to look for? i look for sugar, i want to avoid a lot of added sugars.... // and then it's good to know words that mean sugar... dextrose, maltose, and then the corn syrups. // another red flag nutrient
flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why i
decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold, and to fight for everyday people. and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders