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tv   Good Morning Las Vegas 6AM  ABC  February 23, 2016 6:00am-7:00am PST

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las vegas will be seeing another breezy to windy day
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low pressure pushing up against each other within the southwest. with winds expected out of the north between 10 and 20 mph and gusts around 30 mph for the it is possible for this to change and if we do have an advisory, watch, or warning in regards to the wind, we will be the first to let you know! sunny skies are still expected but with the air coming in from the north, you can expect it to be much cooler within southern southwest will begin to stabilize and allow temperatures to climb quickly once again. by thursday, low to mid 70s will be common and moving into the weekend, sunny skies, mild winds and highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s will be common. breaking overnight... an elderly woman was robbed at her home
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metro says around 11.... three men broke into her house.. ordered her to the floor and started to ransack the place. when officers got there, the suspects took off. police shut down the whole neighborhood to look for them. eventually they were able to track them down and arrest them. the woman was not harmed. 06:24:10:26 "the victim seems to be holding up okay. naturally, startled, but she was uninjured which we're very, very thankful for." police were able to recover the items taken from the women. we're just about 12 hours away from finding out which republican presidential candidate will win nevada. this is a key state in the election - and everyone is
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happen here today. 13 action news reporter yasmeen hassan is live at the silverton casino, breaking down what we can expect. the first thing on today's schedule - marco rubio's rally. that is happening right here at 8 a-m. then later today - ben carson is holding a luncheon at red rock from 12- 30 until 1-30. they are the only two candidates scheduled to make any campaign appearances in town today... ...but they are both trying to catch up to donald trump. a recent c-n-n o-r-c poll shows he has the support of 45% of the people who are planning to caucus. marco rubio and ted cruz are pretty much neck and neck. cruz at 17. trailing behind is ben carson with 7%.followed by john kasich with 5%. even with those numbers, we still don't know how today will turn out. that same poll shows that nearly a quarter of people who will be caucusing still haven't made up their minds about who to support.
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news one of cruz's top spokesmen is out of a job this morning.. after he distributed a video blatantly misquotiing marco rubio. in it you see rubio walk past a man with a bible, and on the screen it says-- got a good book there. not many answers in it. but what rubio actually says is 'all the answers are in there." (marco rubio/(r) presidential candidate): "every single day something comes out of the cruz campaign that's deceptive and untrue." cruz asked for and accepted the staffer's resignation saying this was a "grave error of judgment" donald trump seized the opportunity, tweeting out-- just saw the phony ad by cruz "more dirty tricks." the family of a young woman found dead in a laundry chute at "the d" hotel talks to 13 action news, as they try to figure out what lead to her death. 26-year old kalli medina-brown's body was discovered by hotel staff early sunday morning.
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town from northern california with her husband celebrating her birthday. metro is calling her death suspicious, but what exactly happened is unknown. "everybody goes to vegas to have fun. there's no way it was suicide. there's no way in the world." (butted with) "weslee is not a violent person. im not saying life is perfect. im not trying to paint that them video inside "the d" shows the woman walking in the opposite direction of her husband. then she walks into the maid's closet, and that's when the video goes dark. fratis says no one has been able to get a hold of brown's husband, but they believe he's in las vegas cooperating with the investigaiton. a teenager is now facing murder charges, after police say he shot and killed a man earlier this month. 17 year old devin alvague is accused of murdering mike guinn outside his home near d-i and mcleod february 9th. friends of the victim tell us the argument may have been over rent.
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recovering this morning... after being injured during last night's dress rehearsal for "love" at the mirage. witnesses sent us these a hole. cirque tells us the performer is in stable condition and was taken to umc to be checked out. time now is x:xx --- a woman says she's being forced to live without her medication... 19.44.48 i don't need the stress i just want the medicine 51 i don't even want the money, i don't want the money, i want the medicine 56 she says a local hotel ruined it... and they won't pay her back! now she's turning to 13 action news for help! chopper 13 bringing you breaking news fast and first.. we're flying over a murder investigationg near nellis airforce base. we know a man is dead and the person responsible is on the
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apple stores across the country... to protest the f-b-i. demonstrators say the government agency should not force apple to hack into the san bernardino shooter's iphone. in washington d-c, people will be gathering at the fbi headquarters. the fbi is defending themselves, saying they believe there may be important photos, emails and texts between syed farook and his wife on the phone. a consumer alert for drivers this morning.. as many as 90 million more
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recalled. takata has been recalling airbags because of defective inflators that could rupture and seriously injure or kill someone. so far, 9 deaths are being linked to the faulty airbags. in november, takata was slapped with a 200 million dollar penalty for the faulty airbags. breaking right now... a home in phoenix set on fire. police believe there's a person inside firing at police. we'll are tracking it for you..
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here at home, a woman says a hotel made a mistake costing
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thousand dollars and putting her health at risk! now she's asking action news for help! valerie lewis was between apartments and decided to stay at the hampton inn on eastern and sunset to be closer to work. valerie says they offered to store her insulin in the staff fridge, because there wasn't one in her room. but htey accidentally put it in the freezer instead.
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realize you have ruined all of my insulin 42 what am i supposed to do here? 44 i have no medicine. i can't eat, i can't do nothing 51 we reached out to the hotel manager. she told us because the medicine is so expensive, they had to submit it to their insurance. they don't know how long it will take to get an answer, but they want to make things right. time now is x:xx --- still ahead-- unraveling a murder mystery. we're learning more about the two women killed in a shooting near the strip. we've got the emotional interview from the victim's family members. that's coming up in our next
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ph amazon is making its "prime membership" even more appealing.
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birthday wishes more personal. here's abc's reena ninan and kendis gibson with the details. < in today's tech-bytes... the cost of free shipping on amazon just went up! the minimum purchase to qualify is now 49 dollars -- a 14-dollar increase. it's seen as a move to promote amazon prime, a 99-dollar- a-year service that includes free shipping with no minimum, plus video and audio streaming. sony has unveiled some new innovations. its new x-series of smartphones includes an autofocus promising blur-free shots, and a battery that can go for two days on a single charge. and the x-peria wireless ear piece -- that can respond to a series of verbal commands and facebook wants to help you wish your friends a "happy birthday. "it has launched the new "birthday cam"...which allows users to record fifteen second messages. the new feature is available for i-o-s devices. those are your tech bytes. have a great day. > time now is x:xx --- coming up at 6-30...
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a man claims officers roughed him up during his arrest, and his attorney says he's got the proof to back it up! breaking right now metro is investigating an
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metro is investigating an early morning homicide. this happened just hours ago near nellis airforce base. parker collins is there now. parker what's the latest from police? parker adlibs scene police were already there when you were heading to work. they didn't want anybody leaving. that's what they told
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breaking: 12-year-old girl transported to hospital life threatening injuries. 3 confirmed dead. 20- year-old female also in
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las vegas will be seeing another breezy to windy day
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low pressure pushing up against each other within the southwest. with winds expected out of the north between 10 and 20 mph and credentials. it is possible for this to change and if we do have an but with the air coming in from the north, you can expect it to be much cooler within southern southwest will begin to stabilize and allow temperatures to climb quickly once again. by thursday, low to mid 70s will be common and moving into all eyes are on nevada today. the gop caucuses are just a few hours away... ...but in the meantime, the candidates have a lot going on. 13 action news reporter yasmeen hassan on casino which will be packed in about an hour.. marco rubio will be hosting a rally here in just a few hours. doors open at 7, rally starts at 8. then later today, ben carson will be hosting a luncheon at
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that starts at 12:30. they are the only two candidates who have scheduled events in town today, but the others are still very busy. ted cruz is in the market for a new communications director. rick tyler was asked to resign after he distributed a video of marco rubio. it misquotes him, saying the bible doesn't have many answers... ...but his spokesman says rubio actually said the bible has all the answers. (sen. ted cruz) "rick tyler's a good man, this was a grave error of judgement. it turned out the news story he sent around was false but i'll tell you, even if it was true, we are not a campaign that is going to question the faith of another candidate. donald trump is also getting involved in this. he is criticizing cruz's camapaign for posting the video. we will have to see wait and see if any of this has an affect on the caucuses tonight. just into our newsroom..
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the woman found dead at the d. both women say 26-year-old kalli medina-brown was one of their oldest and dearest friends. "i don't have a lot of friends? and she's one of my best friends. it's just really hard." "i just ask god that she didn't hurt. that she wasn't scared. or she didn't feel alone or helpless." friends and family are now just waiting for investigators to release more information. we do know the 26-year-old's body was found in a laundry chute at the d on sunday morning. new overnight... a bad crash shuts down the 215 for 3 hours. this happened around midnight near rainbow. we heard reports that it was maybe a wrong way driver. we took this video from our traffic cameras. we're still working to get more information from n-h-p. we're now learning the two
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strip... were best friends.. in town for a graduation party. melissa mendoza's mom says she was fiercly loyal. the other woman, jennifer chicas had two small children. the man they were with friday morning, is a relative. he's in critical condition. "i don't even know how to express the saddness that our family is going through right now." their suspected killer, omar talley told police he was drunk and high that night. he claims he saw a fight at the miracle mile parking garage, but he did not shoot anyone. he's behind bars on murder charges. we're getting one step closer, to finding out if the man who admitted to brutally killing a 15 year old girl... will get the death penalty. yesterday, the state and defense worked on finalizing the questionaire they'll be using to select the jury who will decide the fate of javier righetti. last week, righetti pleaded guilty to the rape and murder of 15 year old alyssa otremba.
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county district court tomorrow. bail is now set at 25 thousand dollars for the man arrested, after his 12 year old son fatally shot himself. police say the gun the 12 year old sincere manuel used belonged to his dad, olin manuel. olin is a convicted felon and shouldn't have had a gun in the first place. investigators in kalamazoo, michigan are revealing new details about the man suspected of going on a mass shooting spree, killing 6 people. police say they found a handgun and a heavy duty jacket for concealing a weapon, on suspect jason brian dalton. plus, a total of 11 rifles inside his home. he's now facing 16 charges tied to saturday's rampage. two of his victims are still fighting to survive, but their loved ones have a message for the shooter's family this morning. (gene kopf, abigail's father) "our thoughts are with the dalton family who are also suffering at this time, we want
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hold anything against the family." investigators are still trying to figure out the motive behind the shooting spree. meanwhile, dalton has been denied bail. developing now... families of the sandy hook shooting victims are suing the gun-maker responsible for the a-r-15. that's the rifle adam lanza used to kill 26 people at sandy hook elementary school back in 20-12. the families say the weapon should not have been sold to the public. he chose the ar-15 because he was aware of how many shots it could get out, how lethal it was, how it was designed, that it would serve his objective of killing as many people as possible in the shortest time possible." the lawsuit is the most recent test of a federal law designed to protect gun makers from liability when their waepons are used in crimes. the judge will review the arguments over the next 60 days before deciding if the case will continue. a southern california man is suing metro...
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force while he was arrested. the man... ian tuuamalemalo (too-ah-mah-lay-mah'-loh) says he was taken into custody at a concert at the hard rock in 20-14. during his arrest, he says cops punched, beat and choked him with a baton... and he says it's all on security footage. metro is not commenting on the lawsuit. should an elementary school in boulder city get rid of its annual 5th grade civil war re-enactment? today... the school district will be hearing input from the community. a ccsd spokesperson says it needs to go because of changes in state curriculum, and because it might take too much planning. the re-enactment is a 30 year old tradition, and supporters say they're not ready for it to retire. 13:44:31 val olsen, boulder city "i've had four grandchildren go through the program. it becomes something that everyone comes out for." if you'd like to make your voice heard, the meeting is at martha p. king elementary today at 3-30. time now is x:xx --- up next the va scandal continues when a vet can't get through to make an appointment.
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we'll show you the video. greg adlibs weather forecast tease here's a live picture from that breaking news near phoenix.
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you can save over 500 bucks when you switch to progressive. that's a fact. but this whole "blondes have more fun" thing...
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las vegas will be seeing another breezy to windy day
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pressure pushing up against each other within the southwest. with winds expected out of the north between 10 and 20 mph and gusts around 30 mph for the valley, las vegas and southern nevada as a whole will hover just under wind advisory credentials. it is possible for this to change and if we do have an advisory, watch, or warning in regards to the wind, we will be the first to let you know! sunny skies
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air coming in from the north, you can expect it to be much cooler within southern nevada. las vegas will hover in the mid 60s today but as winds die down through the next 12 hrs, the southwest will begin to stabilize and allow temperatures to climb quickly once again. by thursday, low to mid 70s will be common and moving into the
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winds and highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s will be common. a viewer reached out to us, after she said she was getting stuck with dental bills... and no treatment! now she's finally making some progress. letty franklin was almost a year into invisalign treatment when her dentist at desert point dental had a family emergency. then the doctor who took over the practice... left the country! franklin decided she wanted to finish her treatment somewhere else. desert point said they'd pay back her insurance for their portion, but wouldn't give her anything back for the treatment they didn't finish. after our phone calls, they agreed to pay her back 15 hundred dollars, in addtion to the 15 hundred being refunded to the insurance. a video showing a veteran trying to make an appointment with the v-a is going viral this morning. nats - please hold while you're being transferred. nats - please enter your social security number. (butted with) sot - dennis magnasco i spent two days in
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watched me try and call and schedule an appointment the va insists "the technical issue described in the video was corrected." but others reported the suicide hotline sent callers to voicemail and then didn't return some of the calls! one congressman says he's sick of problems, so he wrote a bill called the faster care for vets act. i believe veterans deserve the best health care in the world hands down. that's what we should get after putting our lives on the line for the country the bill now has 19 co-sponsors. it's scheduled for a hearing in a house oversight and government reform subcommittee soon. and here's a live look at caesar's palace... where singing super star celine dione will be making her big return tonight. dion has been taking time away from her residency inside the colloseum following the death of her husband and brother. the show will be livestreamed on her wesbite, we'll put think link on kim kardashian finally reveals the first picture of her son
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it's topping our look at today's stories now trending... kanye's wife posted this picture of their 3 month old son on her website yesterday saying, "today is my dad's birthday. i know there's nothing more in the world he would have wanted than to meet his grandchildren." the world just can't get enough of 106 year old virginia mclaurin who finally got her wish to go to the white house and meet the president. she's been sending them videos, and even writing letters asking to meet with the first family. when her dreams came true... she was so excited she couldn't help but dance! as you can see, the first lady was more than happy to join in with her. you can check out all of the stories trending today... just head to our website we're following a lot of breaking news for you this
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a home explosion in seattle, and a deadly fire in phoenix. i'll have the latest on both stories.. stay with us. chopper 13 bringing you
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figure out why. parker collins was first to the scene. parker what do we know? parker adlibs scene breaking right explosion completely destroys a home near seattle. here's a live look at the scene... no word yet if anyone was inside the house when it exploded just before 5 a-m this morning. the blast was so powerful it
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it even blew out windows at an elementary school 1-thousand feet away. the u-s geological survey recorded a 2.8 magnitude earthquake shortly before the explosion. it's unclear if those two incidents are connected. back to the situation in phoenix. four people are dead...and a 12- year-old is in the hospital after a shooting and fire. the suspected shooter is also dead. the house caught fire two times the whole country is looking at nevada today. we are just hours away from the
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13 action news reporter yasmeen hassan is live at silverton casino. marco rubio supporters are getting ready to rally there. it is caucus day and we are in the final stretch here.... ...but not all the candidates are in town. marco rubio and ben carson are the only two who are scheduled to be in las vegas rubio is holding a rally here at the silverton this morning. it starts at 8.... if you want to attend, you just have to rsvp online. doors open at 7. carson will also be busy today. he is holding a luncheon at red ticket get in there. as for the other candidates...
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both in town yesterday... ...but john kasich decided to skip campaigning focus on other states. thanks for watching good morning las vegas.. do something positive today..
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good morning, america. donald trump's vegas-size rally last night. his harshest words yet for ted cruz. >> this guy is sick. there's something wrong with this guy. >> and a protester. >> i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell you. >> as cruz is forced to fire a key staffer after new allegations of a dirty trick. that's all ahead of today's next big vote. severe weather alert. a large tornado outbreak expected to hit the gulf coast. damaging winds up to 70 miles an
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21 million people in the threat zone. flooding rain and storms from texas to maine. snow hole emergency. this 10-year-old girl falls ten feet below the surface. her father desperately tries to pull her free and we have the rescuers who got there just in time. and are you ready for this? "gma" on safari. an epic event never before attempted on live television. plunging you into africa's garden of eden. an expedition into one of the wonders of the world. millions of majestic animals on the move as part of the great migration. we're with them from the air to the ground. our drones and trackers following their steps, and you're part of it all with groundbreaking virtual technology at your fingertips. "gma" live on safari in africa


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