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we are following.. a pedestrian has died.... after being hit by a car.... near eastern and tropicana.. police say... the victim was hit by a pick-up truck just hours ago... and died.... at sunrise trauma. northbound and southbound eastern at reno is shut down.... while police investigate. now to a story you'll see only on action news. for a second time.. the scene of a homicide goes up in flames. it happened only months after a family was attacked.. set on fire.. and left to die inside. and the timing is also eerie. the flames igniting..... just moments after a second victim terrorized.... in the november fire.... died from her injuries. tonight... new details....
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13 action news reporter.... mahsa saeidi rushed to the scene.... last night. she's live now... with what firefighters are saying. mahsa? they say people have been going in and out of this house since the first fire. they still don't know if the second fire last night was intentional or an accident. tonight relatives tell me this was the bedroom of the woman who died. right there in the corner ... her baby's crib. this ...her little girl's slipper ... the one year old who'll never know her mom. "it's been how many months that she's been in pain so she's in a better place now." angelica jiminez finally at peace! it was a sunny day in november! that the mom and three others were attacked inside their home! jiminez's dad mario was killed. but she survived. the hero who pulled her from the flames telling 13 action news --- her arms were bound! her face duck-taped! the 27 year-old ... had been set on fire!
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that way." after so many days and so many prayers -- jiminez's family made the difficult decision to let her go! but just hours later .. the mystery deepened! the house -- already destroyed! empty! with no utilities -- caught fire again! tonight -- with no arrests in the homicide. now, loved ones fear -- are the killers behind this too? "we are all trying to just get together and um and just see what happens next." but tonight they say is about remembering jiminez these are her childhood pictures salvaged from the fire. this loved one ... who didn't want her name released ... shares a comforting dream she just had. "it was just kind of odd to have that dream that you know that she was okay when i knew that she was in the hospital but i had this dream that she was telling me i'm fine i feel fine and she looked normal." no one was injured in the second fire. no evidence was destroyed. officials had already collected all of it months ago
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weather story we've been following all day. we probably don't have to tell you how windy it's been today. live look outside right now.. where things have died down considerably. but.. that wasn't the case this afternoon. this video shows how blustery things got in some parts of the valley a few hours ago. so.. what can we expect going into the weekend? 13-weather first chief meteorologist bryan scofield is in the weather center with the answer. bryan. wind advisories and warnings will continue into the afternoon today with the highest gusts expected along the eastern side of the valley. gusts have been peaking around 50mph throughout the morning with gusts near 60mph up on mt. charleston. winds will gradually subside through the day but will remain friday. sunshine sticks around through the weekend with just some decorative high level clouds overhead to make the skies beautiful.
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70s for sunday through the middle of next week. the biggest speed bump in the weather will be some gusty-ish winds on sunday and monday from the north, but those will winds for las vegas will be noticeable but shouldn't gust much higher than 25mph or so. calmer winds stick around for we've seen some wind damage around the valley. one of the hardest hit areas was summerlin.. where 13 action news saw reports of 50-mile-an-hour gusts. one blast was strong enough to bring down a big tree in a woman's backyard. carol sullivan says she ran out to do an errand as the winds were picking- up.. and at some point while she was away.. a huge tree was bown over. up on mount charleston.... the high winds were also mixed with snow... and... even some sleet. the manager of the lodge also says...
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hours. despite all of that... the white-out still translated.... snowboarding.... and skiing. the democratic presidential candidates are in las vegas tonight scrambling for last minute support.. only 36 hours ahead of saturday's caucuses. tonight.. hillary clinton and bernie sanders took part in a town hall forum.. hosted by msnbc and telemundo. 13 action news reporter bryan callahan is live with some highlights. bryan. clinton and sanders both making several campaign stops in town today.... even crossing paths at the same events. both hoping first in the west isn't just the nickname of saturday's caucus, but also where they finish. las vegas is no stranger to heavyweight fights. this weekend's bout is a little different. instead of trading punches.. the opponents exchanging verbal jabs. "i know that sen. sanders has also attacked president obama. he's called him weak. he's called him disappointing.
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against him in the 2012 election in the primary." 6:05 - "let me just be very clear, if anybody thinks that a member you know, all of the time, that is not my understanding of democracy." the town hall meetings held back to back serving as a weigh in event. hours a week that person should not live in poverty. all right? that's the radical idea. i believe we should raise the minimum wage to a living wage, and that is $15 an hour over the next several years. "i want to move more young people to what are called contingent repayment plans. that's a mouthful but it basically means you pay as a percentage of what you earn, not a fix interest rate." after televison... the candidates went their separate ways. democrats... "we need to impose a tax on wall street speculation." "it is time for them to help the middle class. while clinton headed to an event on the east side... sot: both candidates saying the most important thing is for
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"this is democracy in action." with just one full day of campaigning left... both candidates looking for all the help they can get. clinton coming in the form of her husband... former president bill clinton. actress susan sarandon is campaigning for sanders here in las vegas as well. reporting live, bryan callahan, 13 action news. on the republican side.. donald trump is in another war of words.. but this one doesn't involve a rival for the nomination. pope francis said today that trump's plan to build a wall along the mexican border isn't in line with christianity. trump wasted no time firing disgraceful. i am proud to be a christian and as president i will not allow christianity to be consistently attacked and weakened, unlike what is happening now."
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described the pontiff a pawn of the mexican government. he also says the pope's comments won't deter him from building a wall along the border.. if he becomes president. to the latest developments now.... on a story... we've been following.... all day. f-b-i agents carried out raids today.... on a home... an accounting business.... and a government building. but... we do know.... they're now calling it.... a public corruption probe. this is video of the raid.... at the accounting firm. -13- action news.... tried talking with agents.. but... we were immediately told to leave. one man was even seen.... in henderson... where they brought out.... records show... the home belongs to the regional financial director....
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and... neighbors say... he keeps to himself. 12:37:18-12:37:27 "he didn't say much it was a short conversation and i told him how nice his house was cause i saw it being built...but i don't reclamation".... in boulder city. tonight.... the f-b-i says... it can't release.... any more information.... because it's an on- going investigation. an update on a story 13-action news first told you about months ago- ducks and swans.. slaughtered in the northwest part of the valley.. leaving a community up in arms. tonight.. as 13-action news reporter gina lazara tells us.. someone is now being held responsible. desert shores community members went as far as calling these waterfowl killings-- a massacre!! "sorry to say - but they're demented. there's gotta be something wrong with you up here to kill innocent animals that aren't "how can you kill innocent ainmals? they're not harming you. and babied?! no!" it was originally suggested -- maybe a dog or a coyote did this... but waterfowl lovers quickly dismissed that theory.
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strangle swans and hit em over the head and crush their babies. no. a dog does not do that." and now -- 13 action news learning at least one person was arrested for the crime. "i'd say shame on you and you should pay for it for killing those innocent animals! i don't care cause you're young. cause you know better. you know between right and wrong." yolanda and neighbors hope the killers learn their lesson. "if you just said ok you're young - pat pat on the wrist - they'll do it again! and who knows who will be next! humans!" look live tag: the gets the maximum penalties. reporting near desert shores gina lazara 13 action news. a former employee is suing "the bellagio"... claiming her supervisor discriminated against her.... by calling her names.... including "old woman" and "monkey." vilma miel was a cage cashier of more than.... -20- years. in the suit...
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she also developed carpal tunnel syndrome on the job.. and... after taking time off to have it treated.. she was fired. the filipino woman is claiming wrongful termination...... based on age.. national origin.. and disability. we've reached out to m-g-m... for comment... but... haven't heard back. metro police needs your help tonight tracking down some bank robbers . the holdup happened in december at a bank near blue diamond and decatur. bank near blue diamond and then forced an employee open the vault and give them money. investigators say it's posible a fourth person helped them get away in a redish four door vehicle. new tonight... the tables are turned.... on a would-be thief.... who tried to rob a walgreee pharmacy.... in florida. the criminal was taken down... and... it's all caught on camera!!! watch as this trained fighter..... happened to be nearby.... to stop this crook. the man says... he stopped by the pharmacy on valentine's day to visit his girlfriend. as the two were talking.... the man ran over.... climbed on the counter and threatened the staff....
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fighter.... jumped in.... to stop him. the unlicensed practice of medicine occurs.... in the shadows.... all over las vegas. it's not only dangerous... but also.... against the law. tonight... contact 13..... chief investigator..... darcy spears exposes a woman..... claiming to help melt away your fat..... in an illegal... apartment medical clinic. all over her public facebook page, she's exposing, primping and posing. advertising weight loss treatments... 3:30 client: how i would lose 5 sizes... so you, too can look like her... for a price. 10:47 darcy: how much? tasha: 500. 3:40 client: it was $500 for 10 sessions. darcy: cash? client: cash. tasha jordan and this woman, who asked us to conceal her identity, say heidy alagna goes by heidy vegas on social media. she claims to be a licensed venezuelan medical esthetician.
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venezuela, and she holds no license of any kind here in nevada. heidy reportedly gets clients through word of mouth and her gym--preying on people desperate to lose weight. the women we spoke to paid heidy for a controversial medical treatment called mesotherapy. :28 dr. ben rodriguez: mesotherapy is not a valid treatment for weight loss. dr. benjamin rodriguez is a certified cosmetic and plastic surgeon. he's also past president of the nevada state board of medical examiners. dr. r.: it is a violation to apply a treatment which has no known or no proven therapeutic use. and it's just plain illegal to do it at all if you're not a licensed doctor. darcy stand-up in bathroom with syringe : the idea behind mesotherapy starts with a syringe and ends with a toilet. the claim is that after a series of injections in the stomach, your fat cells break down and you urinate them out. tasha says she had no idea what she was in for last summer when she first went to heidy's
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the lakes. 3:50 tasha: and then you go to the back room. or the first little room and then she has a bed in there, the machine, and it's pretty much only set up for this service. heidy had pictures of the room on facebook, as well as herself, posing with a machine in medical scrubs. tasha was taken by surprised when heidy brought out a syringe. 4:32 tasha: i was kind of like, whoa!!! and she was like, "it's ok. it's ok." 9:08 client: and the first injection i was like stop! what is that? because it's burning! dr. rodriguez says most physicians who practiced mesotherapy stopped years ago. back in 2005, the c-d-c issued a warning after 14 patients of an unlicensed mesotherapy reactions and lesions. for tasha, it was much worse. 2:25 tasha: literally 6 hours after i got the treatment, i started throwing up. she was in and out of the hospital for more than a week
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apartment. 3:02 tasha: when i was in the hosptial the first time, she kept texting me 'please don't give them my name. what are you telling them?' we wanted to know what heidy would tell us. we went to her apartment... /nats knocking on door/ only to find she'd recently moved. using a translator, /nat pop/ we spoke to her on the phone. she admitted doing the treatments, but said it was only for friends of friends who gave her donations. she said she recently stopped after learning she needed a medical license. and took a lot of stuff off her facebook page. she would not do an on- camera interview. darcy stand-up tag: heidy is now under investigation by the nevada state board of medical examiners. that agency may ultimately pass the case on to the nevada attorney general. darcy spears, 13 action news. order you may have heard the expression "hangry".. which is a combination of
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we might have an example of it in richmond, virginia.. where a woman is charged with attacking a wendy's employee because of a wrong order. (latanya nelson/wendy's manager) "cursing and said i'll come across the counter... i said ok. and she came back there and she tried to come for me but i defended myself." latanya nelson says the woman then bit her above her left knee and wouldn't let go. the woman is now facing a long list of charges.. all over two spicy chicken sandwiches. check out this amazing video from australia where a town is being inundated by tumbleweed. there are literally thousands of them.. filling the streets.. and in some places.. piling-up in 'tumble-drifts' as high as rooftops. it's summertime down under.. so the dry conditions have they're coming from nearby field that a farmer has failed to maintain. wind advisories and warnings will continue into the afternoon today with the
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the eastern side of the valley. gusts have been peaking around 50mph throughout the morning with gusts near 60mph up on mt. charleston. winds will gradually subside through the day but will remain gusty overnight with gusts to about 30 into the early morning hours tomorrow before completely dying off late on friday. sunshine sticks around through the weekend with just some decorative high level clouds overhead to make the skies beautiful. temperatures will stay in the
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for friday and saturday before high pressure nudging in from the west will kick temperatures back into the mid 70s for sunday through the middle of next week. the biggest speed bump in the weather will be some gusty-ish winds on sunday and monday from the north, but those will mostly be relegated to the colorado river valley and lake mead where wind advisories are possible. winds for las vegas will be noticeable but shouldn't gust much higher than 25mph or so. calmer winds stick around for the rest of the week and temperatures rise back to the 75-76 range or 8-12 above normal. for followers a courtroom request that will have you shaking your head in
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hear what three murder suspects started asking for when they saw tv cameras in the courtroom. lock your doors... and... take your goods inside.. pointers.... on how to make sure..... your car isn't broken into. but... the one factor... that makes you a target.... you may have never even thought
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i've watched as the house across the street has sat empty for over six years. i've watched good friends have their homes foreclosed on. people are still really suffering, and they're looking for somebody that is going to create bold change. wall street gave bad advice and bad loans over and over again, and nothing happened. people are so excited about bernie sanders because they know that he's not beholden to wall street. we need someone like bernie sanders that's going to fight for the middle class. we have to fix things now. sanders: i'm bernie sanders,
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south carolina. when they saw news cameras in the room.. they started asking people to follow them on twitter. at one point.. one guy even shouted out their twitter handles before the bailiff could get them to be quiet. the family of the 17 year old victim says he got mixed-up with the wrong crowd shortly before he was killed. a warning tonight..... after a spike in stolen cars.... across the valley. we all know....
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target.... by leaving expensive stuff.... inside your car. but... did you know.... the kind of car you drive.... also makes you a target? metro says... crooks are looking for late.... 19-90's honda accords.... and ripping them off. advice... don't leave your car.... running... a lot of vehicle thefts are crimes of opportunity. still ahead.... on action news... live at -11- a famous fast food restaurant is bringing some.... southern flare!!! and.. we'll take you inside the new ikea store.. set to open in few months. and the video will help you understand just how huge it's going to be. stay with us. and.. for the latest overnight news along with real-time weather and traffic.. be fore to tune-in to good morning las vegas..
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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, 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. i'm hillary clinton,
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hmm hmm hmm-hmm-hmm-hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm let us be lovers, we'll marry our fortunes together [ cheering ] i've got some real estate here in my bag counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america
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all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. "chicken and waffles". they're calling this sandwich.... "the chicken mcgriddle". it's a fried chicken patty..... surrounded by a pair of maple syrupy- sweet buns. right now... it's just being tested out.... in ohio... but... could go nationwide.... if it gets good feedback. 13 action news is getting a look inside nevada's first ikea location..
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the manager says the work is now focused on installing dry and painting. as they finish construction.. they're also working to reduce ikea's carbon footprint by the roof. the new store is set to open this summer along the 215 at south durango. bryan scofield will be back after a short break with a final look at your wake-up weather. but first.. here's jimmy kimmel.... show.. right after... 13 action news. ((verbatim)) wind advisories and warnings will continue into the afternoon today with
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for her "experience, leadership, tenacity," the las vegas sun endorses hillary clinton. just like planned parenthood action fund endorses clinton for her fortitude keeping government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. and the league of conservation voters action fund... for her bold plan to attack climate change. or the human rights campaign... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton,
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cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. mph throughout the morning with gusts near 60mph up on mt. charleston. winds will gradually subside through the day but will remain gusty overnight with gusts to about 30 into the early morning hours tomorrow before completely dying off late on friday. sunshine sticks around through an -85- year old pennsylvania
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with fun.... in the snow.. this is betty ritchie. she decided to ring in a new year with some snow angels. her kids say she has always had a playful personality and the video has made her into a local celebrity. she says she's glad it is making so many happy. happy birthday to you, betty! that's our news for tonight.. but please stay with us for jimmy kimmel live up next.. followed by nightline. our next reports begin..... at 4:30-am.... on "good morning las vegas". thank you for watching.. and... from all of us at channel 13.. good night. desert shores has been caught
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i've watched as the house across the street has sat empty for over six years. i've watched good friends have their homes foreclosed on. people are still really suffering, and they're looking for somebody that is going to create bold change. wall street gave bad advice and bad loans over and over again, and nothing happened. people are so excited about bernie sanders because they know that he's not beholden to wall street. we need someone like bernie sanders that's going to fight for the middle class. we have to fix things now. sanders: i'm bernie sanders,
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>> dicky: from hollywood - it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight, kerry washington, nikolaj coster-waldau, "this week in unnecessary censorship" and music from jason derulo with cleto and the cletones. and now, nobody move, here's
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>> jimmy: welcome to the show, i'm jimmy, i'm the host. thank you for watching. thank you for coming. very nice. that's very nice. somebody in the audience was doing a cheerleader move, which i appreciated. you never lose that, do you. oh, boy. i'm glad you're here. especially after what a mess it was last night. last night, those of you here know, last night the unthinkable happened. it rained. water came down. onto us. some of it got on my body. which was scary. when it rains in l.a. we don't know what too do with ourselves. it isn't a joke. i went to dinner after the show. first of all i forgot my phone. i left my phone at home require went to dinner from work. so i had no idea where i was going. even though the restaurant i was going to, i've been there probably five times. but i now rely so much on my phone to tell me where to go.

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