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a power outrage causes confusion and chaos at the
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a power outrage causes confusion and chaos at the
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people who were on the casino floor were calling us overnight - upset that the shot machines all of sudden shut off while they were playing. 13 action news reporter yasmeen hassan is live in front of the westgate with the very latest. we just walked inside the casino - and the slot machines were still down - but people told us all this started hours ago - after midnight. i just spoke to one man who says he was sitting a slot machine when all of a sudden everything went dark. the machines shut down - the casino lights flipped off - and the emergency lights came on. that means everyone's money is that means everyone's money is now stuck in those machines. then - the fire alarm went off .
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knew what was happening... ...but the man i spoke to says employees are trying to make things right. they were out here - taking down everyone's information - and hopefully there will be some kind of solution... ...but as of right now - there is still a lot of confusion - and people without their money. right now, two people are dead after seperate crashes on valley roads. this morning, police are saying these wrecks could have been prevented. the first happened near washington and jones. a car pulling out from a stop sign pulled out in front of a motorcycle. the bike slammed on its brakes and hit the car. the 18-year-old rider was pronounced dead at u-m-c. moments later, a pedestrian was hit and killed by a car near eastern and tropicana.
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not using a cross walk 20:33:25:03 "i don't know what to say. i've said it 100 times, if i've crosswalk. the chances of you getting struck in a crosswalk are less." the pedestrian was taken to sunrise hospital where they hospital where they were pronounced dead. new this morning.. court documents revealing rancher cliven bundy will be extradited back here to nevada. bundy was arrested last week in oregon and he faces charges of conspiracy related to an armed standoff near his neavda ranch two years ago. he was arrested when he flew to support his sons in a seperate standoff at an oregon wildlife refuge. that standoff is now over and as well. ahead today.. las vegas continues to be center stage in the race for the democratic nomination. bernie sanders, reaching out to supporters in the valley. he's holding a rally at the . the event is free and open to the public. doors open at 4 this afternoon, but the event runs from 6 p.m.
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his rival, hillary clinton, will be joined by former president bill clintion and daughter chelsea for a "get out the caucus" event. it's happening tonight at 7 thirty at the clark county government center. doors open at 5 thirty and the event is open to the public. it's been a busy week for clinton and sanders. both making their last minute pitches ahead of tomorrow's caucus. sanders and clinton taking part in the msnbc-telemundo town hall meetings yesterday. they then headed their seperate ways to other campaign events. both have been hitting key issues, answering questions about the supreme court and issues important to nevadans. 16.46.11.00 "why are we not making iut easier for people to have solar power, not harder? 01.33.50.00 "if i'm fortunate enough to get the democratic nomination, i will immediately begin working on the priority legislation that i want the congress deal with right away, and immigration reform will be among those issues." clinton and sanders also focusing on getting the latino
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in nevada. the race for the silver state is expected to be close. time now is xxx what would you give up to keep our country safe? apple says americans shouldn't give up their privacy. but the fbi is forcing the issue this morning. and we're following breaking news this morning... a shooting on the las vegas strip has left 1 dead.
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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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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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the f-b-i is trying to unlock san bernardino attacker syed farook's iphone. yesterday, federal agents searched the home of farook's brother, but still couldn't get clues. apple is refusing to help hack the gunman's i-phone. they say it could put the privacy of millions at risk. the justice department is expected to take additional steps in court to force apple to open that phone immediately. ahead today.. the "affluenza" teen, is set to appear in court. 18-year-old ethan couch will be in a fort worth, texas courtroom this morning. it could be decided whether or not his case will be transferred to adult court. prosecutors are investigating whether couch violated his probation in the 20-13 wreck that left four people dead. time now is x:xx --- donald trump picks another fight--this time with the leader of the catholic church.
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pope. he may respect the pope but he's also criticizing him this morning. greg? sunny skies return but does the spring- like warmth? i am tracking that in your 13
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay
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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, and i ask for you to caucus for me. thank you. 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...
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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, and i approve this message. g news on that shooting on the strip. we've just learned a second
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this now brings the total to two women dead. we do have a reporter at the scene, gathering the latest. scene, gathering the latest. with the cold front passing last night, dry air has taken
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high pressure is beginning to develop. this means mainly sunny skies and a stable atmosphere will take over the southern nevada area today through the weekend and into next week. it will also allow us to gradually increase temperatures back to the mid and upper 70s through the weekend; keeping high temperatures 8- 12 degrees above normal. today, highs will range from 69 to 74 degrees. winds will stay mainly mild with the occasional 15-20 mph gust through the afternoon. by sunday, high temperatures break back into the mid and upper 70s and look to hold there clear into next thursday along with mainly sunny skies and mild winds due to high pressure gathering strength through this time.
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townhall, trying to promote themselves to south carolina voters. john kasich, jeb bush and donald trump all took questions from voters in columbia last night. the three went at it over obamacare, isis and the iraq war this was the second townhall in recent days. ben carson, ted cruz and marco rubio weren't at this one, but they did address voters ahead of tomorrow's south carolina primary. in the spotlight at the townhall: donald trump's exchange of words with the pope. hours before, francis suggested trump's plan to build a wall along the mexican border isn't in line with christianity. trump fired back. but at the townhall, he softened his approach, saying he respects francis. i have a lot of respect for the pope. i think he's got a lot of personality, he's very different.
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described the pontiff as a pawn of the mexican government. he also said the comments won't deter him from building a wall, if he becomes president. time now is x:xx --- tax season is a good time of year for some and others, it can be a nightmare. scams are part of the reason for the troubles and they're increasing at alarming rate. details on how to protect yourself and your family, next. 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.
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sanders: i'm bernie sanders,
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right now...preparations are
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justice antonin scalia's funeral. here's a live look at the funeral home in fairfax virginia. that's where justice scalia's casket will leave soon for the drive to washington d-c. scalia's funeral is tomorrow. an alarming increase in the number of irs scams.. abc's reena ninan and kendis gibson have the details. plus - the most complained about airlines. < irs scams up - electronic tax scams rise 400% airline complaints - there's been a 30% increase in passenger
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beating analog - thanks to apple, the swiss watch is now being outsold by smart watches. > time now is x:xx --- still to come, a woman who was brutally duck taped inside a burning house dies from her injuries. now frightened family members say goodbye. also ahead, the fbi on the move
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three different locations. we'll show you what they were looking for. anchor copy toss to reporter we're following breaking news right now and the whole team is
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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 ]
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all come to look for america all come to look for america
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now and the whole team is covering it. parker collins is live at the scene talking to police and jessica janner is watching the roadways and how to get around this situation. let's start with 13 action news reporter parker collins is live near harmon and las vegas and three people total have been shot. police also tell us this may have started with a fight. we'll continue following this all morning long and will have update.
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tragedy strikes a family again. a second victim has died from her injuries from a notorious arson in november. just hours after the woman's death wednesday.... the house goes up in flames a second time. "we are all trying to just get together and um and just see what happens next." it's been how many months that she's been in pain so she's in a better place now we brought you this story as it was breaking yesterday on good morning las vegas. police say the house near lamb and stewart was first set on fire in november to cover up a homicide. mario jiminez was killed that day... three others including mario's 27 year-old daughter were critically injured. family tells us....angelica
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support wednesday. investigators are still looking into the cause of this second fire. loved ones fear the killer could be behind this fire too. there are no arrests .... three candidates out of the republican field took part in a townhall, trying to promote themselves to south carolina voters. john kasich, jeb bush and donald trump all took questions from voters in columbia last night. the three went at it over obamacare, isis and the iraq war this was the second townhall in recent days. ben carson, ted cruz and marco rubio weren't at this one, but they did address voters ahead of tomorrow's south carolina primary. now to a developing story. we're learning more about multiple f-b-i raid carried out across the valley. yesterday, f-b-i agents swarmed a home, an accounting business and a government building. the reasons are still unclear, they're calling it a "public corruption probe." this is video from the raid at the accounting firm.
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with agents, but we were asked to leave. federal agents were also at a henderson home. they brought out several boxes of evidence. records show the home belongs to the regional financial director of "the bureau of reclamation. the third raid was carried out at "the bureau of reclamation" in boulder city. the f-b-i says it can't release any more information because it's an on- going investigation. a former employee is suing "the bellagio" saying her supervisor called her names including "old woman" and "monkey." vilma miel was a cage cashier for over 20-years. in the suit, she says she also developed carpal tunnel syndrome on the job, and after taking time off to treat it, she was fired. miel is claiming wrongful termination mgm hasn't responded to our requests for a comment. ahead today... the man accused of waiving a gun at tourists on the strip,
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set to be in court for a competency hearing. two by-standers were grazed by police bullets after officers spotted kahleal black in front of the bellagio last month. a judge will now consider whether he's fit to stand trial. his attorney requested the mental health evaluation after his court appearance earlier this month. an update to a story we've been following for months. an arrest has been made after a dozen-or-so swans and ducks were killed last fall. it happened over several nights. desert shores community member woke up to find swans with their necks snapped, floating in the water. some ducks had their heads smashed, and their eggs smashed. now, 13 action news is learning at least one juvenile has been arrested for the crime yolanda shaner "i dont care how old they are. they should pay for it. killing innocent animals. being young does not make you not know right and wrong. and you should pay for it and
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the suspect is expected in court next week. an update to a story we continue to follow. -13- action news getting results for a woman stuck in a solar nightmare. dorothy pansek got solar panels installed on her home months ago, but they were never hooked up and didn't work. the company that installed them didn't finish the job. it left pansek owing several thousand dollars. yesterday, "american patriot solar" volunteered to hook the panels up for free. anthony vigil, project manager american patriot solar 10:11:53-10:11:58 "it ain't fair to this customer. their investment is just sitting there." this isn't the only case they've seen. they've already had to help about half a dozen customers left in a bind by summerlin energy. time now is x:xx --- a chopper falls out of the sky as cameras are rolling. the scene was like something out of a movie and remarkably, everybody on board survived. we'll have the chilling video, next. sunny skies return but does the spring- like warmth? i am tracking that in your 13 weather first forecast.
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breaking news fast and first. heading to trop and jones. police swarming that our area. our chopper is overhead, with a bird's eye view. we also have a reporter headed to the scene. i've watched as the house across the street has sat empty for over six years.
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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, and i approved this message. one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children.
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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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re is beginning to develop. this means mainly sunny skies and a stable atmosphere will
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with the cold front passing last night, dry air has taken over and an area of high pressure is beginning to develop.
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and a stable atmosphere will take over the southern nevada and into next week. it will also allow us to gradually increase temperatures back to the mid and upper 70s through the weekend; keeping high temperatures 8- 12 degrees above normal. today, highs will range from 69 to 74 degrees. winds will stay mainly mild with the occasional 15-20 mph gust through the afternoon. by sunday, high temperatures break back into the mid and upper 70s and look to hold there clear into next thursday along with mainly sunny skies and mild winds due
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strength through this time. right now, metro needs your help tracking down some bank robbers. the holdup happened in december at a bank near blue diamond and
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employees and customers to the back, then forced an employee to open the vault and give them money. investigators say it's possible a fourth person helped them get away. if you have any information, call police. a warning to tell you about after a spike in stolen cars across the valley. we all know it's easy to make yourself a target by leaving expensive stuff inside your car. but, the kind of car you drive can also make you a target. metro says crooks are looking for late 19-90's honda accords and ripping them off. police say don't leave your car running. a lot of vehicle thefts are crimes of opportunity. 0:04 - 0:15 nats sot - shayne mcguffie/eyewitness that was scary. we were thinking we were going to see a dead body come up. the chopper, belonging to a tourist company, came down in pearl harbor near the u-s-s arizona
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investigating the cause. a mystery is unfolding in an oregon community. a sound keeping an entire town up at night, and nobody knows what it is or where it's coming from nats :10-:13 that's the high pitched sound so many are complaining about. it's been wreaking havoc on forest grove, oregon for weeks. it happens mainly at night is keeping people up. sot - resident it sounds like brakes to me. the cyclical u know nature of, you need to change your brakes. a water valve, gas leak and wildlife have been ruled out.
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used. the fire department has no idea what it is. the investigation continues, for now residents will try to find a way to get some sleep! a new government study is painting a frightening picture of bridges in need of repair. more than 58-thousand across the country, need help! nats - a catastrophic event would not be an understatement. you'll remember in 2007, 13 people died when a minneapolis bridge collapsed during rush hour. there's fears heavily traveled bridges could have the same fate. among them... the brooklyn bridge... memorial bridge in washington, d.c. and bridges in l.a. and philadelphia. it could take 21 years and tens of millions of dollarsto repair or replace all of americas deficient bridges. -13- action news is getting a look inside nevada's first ikea location, set to open next summer. the manager says the work is now focused on installing dry
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as they finish construction, they're also working to reduce ikea's carbon footprint by installing thousands of solar panels on the roof. the new store is set to open this summer along the 215 at south durango. lets get right to breaking news. 13 action news reporter yasmeen hassan is near tropicana and jones right now....reports ofa possible shooting...yasmeen? police are out here right now. chopper 13 over the scene at tropicana and jones. looks like some lanes are closed there... 13 action news reporter yasmeen hassan is on her way to the scene to
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new(generic)-gfx time for the latest consumer news from contact -13-. those with cables boxes might be wondering why you have to rent them! the f-c-c is asking the same question and now they're toying with the idea of opening up the market to competition. this would allow customers to buy a box, potentially saving consumers big money. right now, cable customers, pay an average of 2-hundred and -31- dollars every year to rent their box. more than one million walmart workers are getting a raise tomorrow. the company is boosting its minimum wage to ten dollars an hour, up from nine. the change applies to virtually all of walmart's hourly workers, including some supervisors. the payraises will cost the company an additional one- point-five billion dollars this year.
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west's financial saga continues this morning.. how the philadelphia police department is stepping in, trying to help mr. west live debt-free! and chopper 13, bringing you breaking news fast and first. hello las vegas! this eek's thirteen things to do in las vegas will please all the music lovers in the valley. the scintas are back with a brand-new show at the plaza. the scintas, who have been performing in vegas showrooms for 16 years, sing songs by everyone from dean martin to michael jackson to bruno mars. the scintas perform select fridays and saturdays through may. the williamsburg salsa orchestra isn't like any other salsa group you have heard before.
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latin flair to covers of indie songs like keep the car running by arcade fire, wolf like me by tv on the radio, and i turn my camera on by spoon. they will take the stage at the brooklyn bowl on saturday night. the very popular local alternative rock band rusty maples is wrapping up a mini-residency at the bunkhouse saloon in downtown las vegas. every thursday night, he band performs along with other local bands. the lineup for next thursday includes same sex mary, dark black, hidden levels and ryan pardey. the music starts at 9 p- m and it is only five dollars to get in. it isn't all about music though in this week's thirteen weeks. we also have information about black history month festival, a free exhibition by the sin city roller girls, and a bicycle ride down las vegas boulevard. if you want to see the full list, just head to k-t-n-v dot com. i'm megan telles.
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when dancing with the stars returns next month, a familiar
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be missing. it's topping our stories, now trending. julianne hough tells people magazine she won't be on the panel next season. she quote "has a lot of exciting stuff coming." she adds it won't be goodbye forever. she promises you'll see her in the ballroom again. philly police are trying to help kanye west out of debt, by offering him a job. they posted this tweet yesterday saying they're hiring and he could be debt free by the year 31-22. kanye tweeted last week that he' has "$53 million in personal debt" this view is a special treat for visitors at yosemite national park. it's called "firewall"... and it happens only around this time of the year. the optical illusion looks like fire flowing off a cliff. but park rangers say it's
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through a waterfall. the angle of the sun has to be just right, which happens only for a couple of weeks in february. you can check out all of the stories that are trending today.. just head to the "now trending" section of our web site, ktnv.com. time now is x:xx --- here's a look at what's coming up at 6. hillary clinton and bernie sanders spending alot of time in the valley ahead of tomorrow's caucus. both were duking it out yesterday. so, what did clinton say that got her booed? and chopper 13, bringing you
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two women are dead, and the person responsible is still on the run right now. let's get to parker collins at the scene near the boulevard and harmon. parker? parker adlibs scene also breaking right now..
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tropicana and jones. where a person may have been hit by a car. yasmeen hassan just got to the scene.

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