tv Good Morning Las Vegas 5AM ABC February 14, 2016 5:00am-6:00am PST
bernie sanders turn. the vermont senator making an appearance in the las vegas valley today. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is ... let's get started with a weather first check with carlo falco! good morning carlo. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) breaking overnight... one person is recovering at the hospital after a shooting. metro telling us it happened
"deja vu adult emporium." near tropicana and arville around 12 thirty this morning. we're told the person is facing non-life threatening injuries. we'll keep you updated as we get more information. turning to a developing story.. bail has been set for the hit and run driver who killed a 2 year old girl.
arrested saturday in the death of evelyn green. the tragic crash happened one week ago and a memorial for green is still going strong. garcia-martinez is charged with a felony for not stopping at the scene of a fatal accident and his bail is set to one million dollars. green was playing in the street 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 time. they never knew him to be a 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 saturday. right now, the search is on for two suspects after a home invasion on west atlantic street in henderson yesterday. according to police, one man inside the home was shot.
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. a developing story this morning. one person is dead after a homicide on the valley's northwest side. metro says reports of a shooting came in around 11 thirty saturday 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. las vegas fire and rescue crews had a busy night-- responding to two separate fires inside vacant building. the flames broke out saturday night. 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. officials say it looks like
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 friday 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. america continues to mourn the loss of one of the most controversial and iconic justices to ever serve on the nation's highest court---justice antonin scalia. this morning, we are learning an autopsy will be conducted. now, we hear more about his judicial legacy --- and the fight for who will be his replacement. abc's ray raimundi...with the latest developments. script: overnight --- america honoring justice antonin scalia -- by far the most conservative jurist on the highest court sot - president obama " antonin nino scalia was
the bench. "he influenced a generation, the judges, the lawyers and students, and profoundly shaped the legal landscape." nats - "place your left hand on the known to many as the anchor of the conservative wing of the supreme court....he will forever be remembered for his strict interpretation and staunch defense of the constitution. republican presidential candidates -- reacting during saturday night's debate sot: donald trump "this is a tremendous blow to conservatism. it's a tremendous blow, frankly, to our entire country." sot - sen. marco rubio "he will go down as one of the great justices in the history of this republic" the longest serving the current united states supreme court... supreme court to honor scalia. this -- as a political battle brews over who will replace him. the president says he will fulfill his "constitutional responsibility" to nominate. senate republicans threatening not to confirm an obama nominee. reaction --- on both sides of the aisle sot - governor john kasich "i believe the president should not move forward, and i think we ought to let the next
decide." sot: hillary clinton the president has a responsibility to nominate a new justice and the senate has a responsibility to vote. ray tag: as the controversy over his nomination continues, justice scalia is mourned by his wife maureen and nine ray raimundi, abc news, new york. 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 learned that governor brian sandoval has ordered flags in nevada to be lowered to half-staff in honor of scalia and his service.
until justice scalia's funeral. (sen. bernie sanders, (d) presidential candidate) "we surprised them in iowa. we surprised them in new hampshire. we're gonna surprise them here in nevada. (cheers) thank you all!" several hundred bernie sanders enthusiasts gathered in the reno convention center yesterday for a canvass launch. that's when a candidate's supporters knock on the doors of undecided voters. more than 500 people showed up to yesterday's event. he thanked them for their hard work, and made a bold prediction...to win next weekend's caucus. and ahead today... senator sanders will be right here in the las vegas valley. he's hosting a a rally at bonanza high school. doors open at 10:30 this morning. the event is free and open to the public, but it is strongly encouraged that you r-s-v-p. sanders is expected to talk about a wide range of topics including immigration reform and college tuition. with less than a week to go
caucus, presidential candidate hillary clinton is making a final push to win supporters. the former first lady was in henderson yesterday for a rally. "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. clinton 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 labor union members, who say hillary is the leader they need. "she's been doing things for so long, she knows things that are happening.
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 next saturday's race here in nevada, is anyone's game. good morning everyone! coming up...meeting mr. prince charming. how one high schooler is making this valentine's day one to remember...for not one...but hundreds of women. a cold snap is rolling through the east coast-- how the big apple is preparing for some of it's coldest tempretures on record.
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 were caught in the crash dozens 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 weather front is also bringing arctic cold from the midwest to north carolina and maine.
are baring the bone chilling temperatures. cities across the northeast are declaring a code blue. police are racing to get homeless off the street. new york city could feel the coldest air in years with temperatures dipping to 40 below. doctors are urging people to take this weather seriously sot doctor "if you're out with exposed skin in as little as 10-15 minutes you can start feeling symptoms of burning, stinging, pain another concern is water pipes freezing over. a lot of people are taking precautions to protect their homes. conditions are expected to improve by early next week. one high pressure system is departing to the east with another building in from the west. that will increase wind speeds from the north, especially down the colorado river valley where winds could gust to 40 mph and a wind advisory is in place. we'll see gusts to about 25mph
valley but nothing much higher than that. that means it'll be noticeable, but not particularly troublesome through this afternoon. highs will be very close to where we were yesterday as the cold air has been better trapped in the northern half of the state. expect highs right around 74 once again across southern nevada.
getting into next week with highs around 76 by tuesday before spiking around 80 on wednesday before "crashing" back to about 70 for thursday and friday. that "crash" is courtesy of an upper level system which will miss vegas to the north, but will drag a stronger looking front through the city. that could bring a few
the direction of flow isn't favorable to many showers, so sprinkles at worst looks to be the best forecast here. this could change as trends have deepened the low and brought more moisture along with it. we'll continue to monitor this as we get into next week, with around with another ridge likely building in behind that low for next weekend. ((ad-lib at open set with live pic in mon)) of course, today is valentine's
girls in northern utah... this valentine's is one they probably won't soon forget. and it's all thanks to a very generous a classmate. daniel woodruff has the story. (nats) (kayedin craw/received flower) "it meant a lot." kayedin craw is still a little bit giddy (kayedin craw/received flower) "i felt very special actually." after what happened at school (kayedin craw/received flower) "i brought it home and my mom's like, who gave you that? hayden." (hayden godfrey/bought flowers for classmates) "i want to make as many people happy as flowers for classmates) "we got around 800 flowers out there." one for every girl at sky view high school (hayden godfrey/bought flowers for classmates) "i don't think a girl should be left out during
ordered the flowers himself... recruited some friends... and just before school ended thursday for the long weekend -- passed them out. (kayedin craw/received flower) "everybody was holding a flower, i just thought that was so cool." impressive right? well, especially when you consider it cost this student nearly $500 dollars to pull off standup: hayden works here at lee's marketplace as a bagger. he's been saving all of his money to buy all those flowers. and you can bet he wouldn't be able to do that with just one paycheck. (steve hoggan/lee's marketplace) "there's no way (laughs) there's no way." steve hoggan knows he's hayden's boss (steve hoggan/lee's marketplace) "to spend your money like that, it takes someone with real heart." now, you might think hayden is the luckiest guy in school right now 800 girls with flowers... 800 potential dates for this big man on campus... except... (hayden godfrey/bought flowers for classmates) "i already have a girlfriend, so..." that's right: (hayden's girlfriend) "it's really sweet of him to do this." he's taken (hayden's girlfriend) "to watch every single one of those girls walk out of school with a big smile on their face makes me very happy and very proud of him." straight ahead...
no matter where they're born, no 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. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now.ary clinton, and i have always approved this message. shakes christ church-- new zealand and the whole thing is caught on camera. you can see the shaking on this driveway camera. this happened early this morning. the u-s geological survey reports the quake was centered 10 miles east of the city. so far there have beereports of serious damage or injuries. seismologists are warning people there- to expect aftershocks. next week is the five-year anniversary of a more powerful
than 180 people in christchurch. the university of california is working to build a seismic network to track earthquakes - through smartphones. "my-shake" is a free app for android phones. the app uses sensors inside the phone to map earthquakes near you. it provides information about recent earthquakes and earthquakes. worldwide seismic network and use the data to reduce the effects of earthquakes. now to a contact 13 consumer alert. this one is for car owners. a really good bargain on motor oil could cost you - big!!! "dollar general" is accused of selling out of date bottles to unsuspecting consumers. abc's gio benitez has more. 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 -
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 years ago! and here's another 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 only our standards for quality and value, but contain obvious and unambiguous language regarding the products' intended and appropriate use the company also takes issue
saying these oils can be used in the millions of cars on the road built before 1988. gio benitez, abc news, ny good morning las vegas.. still ahead this morning... hundreds turned out for this weekends "undie run." we'll get some reaction from the runners! plus, there's ways to celebrate valentines day all over the valley! we'll tell you about a
republican presidential hopefuls going at it once again. but things take a dramatic turn at the debate, with the annoucement
of justice (ska-lia's) scalia's death. plus, valentine's day here in the valley means big business for the wedding industry! and if you're looking to get outside for valentines day, you won't be disappointed. we're in for some beautiful
supreme court justice antonin scalia. 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 rany 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
let the next president of the united state decide who is going to run that supreme court with a vote by the people of people on the bench that understand that the constitution is not a living and breathing document, it is 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 handling of the war in iraq... 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
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. the u-s state department has released over 5 hundred of hillary clinton's work-related emails from her time as secretary of state. the documents were released yesterday. parts them were upgraded in classification level -- but none to top secret. most of the e-mails were upgraded to "confidential" -- the lowest classification level. the state department said none of the e- mails were marked "confidential" at the time they were sent. earlier this week a federal judge ordered clinton's remaining e-mails released by the end of the month. that's right before "super tuesday" -- when 11 states will hold a democratic primary or caucus. local conservative sharron angle says she's considering running for senator harry reid's u-s senate seat.
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. shifting gears now. we want to wish you and yours a very happy valentine's day. it's the day to show your special someone how much you care and apparently love doesn't come cheap! the national retail federation crunched the numbers for you. americans are dropping nearly 20- billion dollars to celebrate valentine's day. if that's not a shocker, than neither is this... men will shell out nearly twice as much as women. the average expense for men is expected to be a little over 196-dollars... compared with women's nearly one hundred dollars. the most popular items to buy? for men: candy or flowers.
card. if you're looking to get out and about with your loved one today, there's a few things going on here in the valley to help you celebrate. shake shack is offering up a delicious deal. if you visit a location today, and buy a shake, your date gets one..for free! there's alot of tasty flavors to choose from! there are two shake shack locations in the valley. one is at the "new york, new york," and the other is in downtown summerlin! the offer is good for today only. if you want to do something a little different, the mob museum has a cool offer. today, locals can get in for free. out of towners get buy one, get one free admission. the museum is also celebrating it's fourth anniversary of being open. this weekend, they're offering visitors a special preview of the orginal crime scene evidence from the st. valentine's day massacre. and perhaps some of your are going to tie the knot this weekend.
the clark county clerk is expecting a busy wedding weekend thanks to valentines and the presidents' day holiday. the county clerk's office will be giving flowers to every 100th couple who receives a marriage license the next few days. valentine's day and the days just before and after, have traditionally been the busiest days of the year at the marriage license bureau. they issue around 80 thousand licenses a year! if your weekend travels are taking you to the mountains, be prepared! alot of people are expected to visit the spring mountains today and tomorrow, so get ready for a scene like this. the mt. charleston winter alliance is reminding visitors---you will see alot of traffic delays. the area can see upwards of 25 thousand visitors during any holiday weekend. now for some stories that are positively las vegas. hundreds of people turned out for yesterday's cupid's undie run the one mile fun run featured runners in their undies and
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. the previous record was set in 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,
musical performances. proceeds help support childhood cancer research. good morning las vegas... coming up... will the zika virus force the cancellation of the summer olympics? we'll tell you what the president of brazil is saying about his country's ability to host the games. " i pulled him through the driver side window and got him out that way. plus a man being recognized as a hero for his incredible rescue.
murder-suicide shooting on friday at a phoenix-area high school. the shooting prompted a lockdown. social workers have been on hand at the school to help students get through the rough times. police haven't released the names of the victims, but a teacher at the school has come forward, saying her sister is one of the victims. it's believed the two victims were in a relationship.
many are calling a hero. a virginia man pulls a driver from a burning car---saving his life. 51-year-old meredith conyers, sr. risked his life to save the trapped man, but he says he doesn't think he's a hero at all. meredith says he was on his way to work around 4 a-m on the freeway and noticed a car with smoke plummeting from it.. he says his first instinct was to get out and see if anyone was in the car. to his surprise a young man was inside screaming for help. meredith conyers, sr.0pulled man from burning car " i pulled him through the driver side window and got him out engulfed in flames. we sat there and he was just moaning and groaning because he was in pain." the driver's family is asking for privacy. a family spokesperson did say the young man has a long recovery ahead but will be okay.
on a cruise ship battered by severe weather in the middle of the atlantic ocean. the coast guard has now cleared that ship to set sail again. you can see in this timelapse video just how bad conditions got. the massive ocean liner was forced to turn away from the bahamas after running into severe weather off the carolina coast. inspectors have examined the ship and say it's okay to set sail again, and it doesn't seem passengers are too worried. i think it's gonna be the most secured ship after what happened last week." "i don't think that they would send us out if there was any trouble." the ship returned to new jeresy on wednesday with 6 thousand passengers and crew members. turning overseas...where brazil's president says the zika virus outbreak will not compromise the upcoming olympics in rio. the president says the country will have considerable success fighting mosquitos carrying the virus. yesterday was a national
fight zika. brazil's military and hundreds of thousands of health workers have been mobilized in the fight. experts say the virus is sweeping through parts of latin america. zika is mostly harmless for adults, but it's been linked to a serious birth defect among newborns. the olympics in rio de janeiro get under way in august. . when good morning las vegas returns... a new form of therapy... helping veterans beat-by-beat. the music helping veterans facing some serious ailments. ((ad-lib)) one high pressure system is
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that means it'll be noticeable, but not particularly troublesome through this afternoon. highs will be very close to where we were yesterday as the cold air has been better trapped in the northern half of the state. expect highs right around 74 once again across southern nevada. temperatures actually warm getting into next week with
it started at fort knox...but now it's expanded to those no longer in the service too. reporter natalia martinez explains. :22 - :26 ted spencer veteran :39 - :43 kenneth frye veteran 1:28 - 1:33 nathan weston veteran --pkg-- you could say it's the music or the fancy 1:28 - 1:33 nathan weston veteran --pkg-- you could say it's the music or the fancy footwork that draws them in. "serenade." "swing your "when i first came out here, i'd been isolated for quite a while." ted spencer is working towards recovery one step at a time. "i had a couple traumatic events happen while i was in the service and never really dealt with them." ted isn't alone. "sometime i have nightmares, and then i have, some medications can trigger it too." army veteran kenneth fry is battling a long list of ailments...from ptsd to cancer. but looking at him here...you would never know. "i usually don't go square dance, but then i said, 'you know, this is fun.'" that's the point of the dancing well
veterans and their families can tune out their battles and tune into the beat. "i was here dancing three minutes and i had a great grin on my face and i looked around and the other vets were grinning, the volunteers were grinning." dancing well's organizer says the idea started to help improve soldiers memory. they quickly realized it also lowered pain, reduced anxiety and reconnected bonds. it's even inspired this veteran to sign up as a volunteer. "i know some of the things that help them and i hope i can incorporate it and help these people in that way too." after this go-around... organizers hope to turn things up again soon as long as the vets are willing to give it a chance. "if the vets would do that, they would fall in love with it, just like i did." the dancing is free for veterans and their families. the group hopes to start a new
it's topping today's stories... now trending.. . nothing says someone loves you like getting a potato in the mail out of nowhere. at least according to a business in washington state called "mystery potato." workers write your message on a potato, then send it to whomever you choose. at first -- the company only sent out a few spuds a day. but after going viral - business is booming. (jeff kelly, "mystery potato") "we actually have about 10 contractors here in the united states.
internationally who create potatoes for us and ship them all over the world." the owners of the company say they are happy to spread mystery and quirky love this valentine's day. many couples exchange gifts, flowers and chocolates... but the first couple chose to exchange love poems on national television at the ellen degeneres show... "somebody call the situation room because things are about to get hot." "roses are red violets are blue, you are the president and i am your boo." "i obamacare about you more than you even know." that video also getting a lot of love on social media this week! you can check out all of the stories that are trending today.. just head to our website, and click on "now trending" turning to some sports. the unlv runnin' rebels earned a big win last night over colorado state, beating the rams 87 to 80. with the victory, the rebels
season. they'll be in colorado to face "air force" on tuesday. next saturday they'll be back at home to play u-n-r. a big weekend in college hoops and among those big games--the cavaliers. duke upsetting the cavaliers on a buzzer beating shot! take a look! 0:50 gotta get a shot up.....can't believe it" 1:01 a big win for the defending champion, blue devils. it's been an up-and-down season for them. going in to yesterday's game, virginia was rank "number 7" in the country, so their ranking may take a hit in next week's polls. m-l-s soccer made it's way to the las vegas valley. the l-a galaxy and san jose earthquakes played each other in the "california clasico." these are pohotos from the match. it was played at cashman field.
the nba all star game! the east and west gearing up tonight's matchup in toronto. last night the stars shined in the 3 point shootout and the slam dunk contest. golden state's klay thompson earned the "3 point championship," beating his teammate, stephen (steff-in) curry. the slam dunk contest didn't disappoint! minnesota timberwolves, zach lavine defended his title, but orlando magic forward, aaron gordon has pretty good dunks himself! tonight's all star game tips off at 5 o clock. another full hour of news and weather starts right now... right now on good morning las vegas... one person hurt in an overnight shooting. the latest on theiei condition, straight ahead. plus, the nation remembering the legacy of supreme court justice antonin scalia. and now republcans and democrats are battling over who will take his place is beginning in washington.