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some hit vehicles and shattered windows. take sot miriam mendoza, home shot 4:28:51-4:29:03"i was scared to call 911 and since i told you it was more than seven gunshots so when they knocked we thought it was someone else but it was the police" the shooter is still out there. near craig and lamb parker collins 13 action news. a high speed chase shuts down the 215 southbound near the i-15. we learned the car involved was stolen late last night... a trooper noticed the driver going over a 100 miles an hour. he tried to pull the driver over - but he just kept on going.... the driver then lost control - that person had to be rushed to the hospital... and we've just learned an accident wednesday on del ray avenue has turned fatal. metro tells us 57 year old flora largusa died after being hit in a crosswalk while walking her dog with her
he was struck as well. he has non life threatning injuries. the driver of the pickup truck involved stayed on the scene and was not impaired. a breaking news update.... four people are dead and 18 wounded after a workplace shooting in kansas. overnight... the gunman stormed a lawn care company in a small kansas town killing three people and wounding 15 ... he was then shot by police. 150 people were inside the building at the time... ((dylan/witness) "we heard a pop pop, doors opened people started screaming. (witness) "he was just unloading on everybody. and i told the girls that were working on my line, 'let's go, let's run.)) were working on my line, 'let's go, let's run.)) authorities say the victims were randomly targeted... police arrived on the scene minutes after the gunman opened fire... the first officer on scene shooter. the shooter's co-workers described him as a nice guy- no motive yet. new information this midday... other parts of the country are cleaning up after severe
this is the scene in north carolina... four tornadoes touched down there... take a look at the damage. they tore roofs off of homes and knocked down trees. soft-ball-sized hail also fell in some of the same areas. residents had to duck and cover while the tornado warning was in effect. nationwide this week, strong storms have decimated parts of louisiana, mississippi, florida and virginia. at least six deaths have been contributed to the storms. now to greg- high pressure and dry air are the dominant features across the southwest today and through the weekend. sunny skies and mild winds will be common along with high temperatures between 75 and 80 degrees. our average temperature for the end of february is 65 degrees and it looks like we will stay between 10 and 15 degrees above normal through the seven day forecast. mainly sunny skies will continue through the weekend and clear into next thursday.
will be a bit breezy with a weak disturbance that will pass tuesday morning. tuesday afternoon will see a slight drop in temperatures to the low 70s but the mid and upper 70s return by wednesday. since the season has been well med/high levels of juniper, ash and elm will coat the city through sunday right now... police are trying to figure out a strange mystery outside the paris hotel. people report finding a pool of blood overnight... but officers didn't find anyone who was injured in the area and there's no apparent explanation where the blood came from. metro police are investigating a shooting near jones and washington. the victim says he was walking down the street, when a guy in a car pulled up, shot at him, then drove off! police say they're not sure if this was a random attack or if he was targeted. right now there are no leads on a suspect description. witnesses say this is typically a quiet neighborhood
pop pop pop pop. it's like you never know there could be stray bullets flying around"))) one of the three rounds fired ended up hitting the victim. he's recovering in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. an action news update to a story we broke on this newscast yesterday... the man who was threatening to jump off the parking garage at the d... was safely talked down. the man spent nearly -9- hours on top of the structure. you can see him with feet dangling off the garage. crisis negotiators talked with him for hours... and convinced him to move away from the ledge. moving on to surveillance video. it shows two people breaking into several cars along a street near blue diamond and fort apache you can see someone dart to a s-u-v. they can't get it in, and quickly run off. multiple cameras were recording as the the thieves can be seen
they tried break into several cars... this didn't happen during the overnight hours. "little disturbing for how early it was in the evening, you know? 9:30? i just got home at 9 o'clock and you have somebody 20 or 30 minutes behind you and then doing what we see them doing." the community is planning to meet next week and discuss ways to increase security in their neighborhood. if you drive on boulder highway- here's something you need to know... speed limits are being reduced. the entire stretch of highway is now a 45 mile an hour zone. it was previously 55. metro and n-h-p are stepping up their patrols today and want to remind drivers to slow down! 20-percent of pedestrian fatalities last year happened on boulder highway. some people dread their trip to the d-m-v... but it's about to get easier! today, "d-m-v in a box" makes it's debut at the "triple-a" las vegas location. you can renew your registration, driver's license, get a history printout or register your vehicle at the kiosk.
available starting at 11-am. "triple-a" is located at charleston near valley view. with super tuesday coming up ...the final gop showdown was a texas sized brawl... presidential candidates marco rubio and ted cruz coming out swinging... hoping to catch trump. also.... many will be watching the biggest night in hollywood... we'll chat with a movie critic so you can be ready for any watch party! in texas last night...civility took a back seat as the
this guy's a choke artist and this guy's a liar donald trump took incoming fire for much of the thursday night debate. marco rubio had been avoiding strong attacks against the republican front runner for months. but on the stage in houston...that all changed. if he hadn't inherited 200 million dollars you know where donald trump would be right now selling watches in manhattan... this was the final debate before almost 600 delegates go up for grabs on super tuesday. trump's other main rival ted cruz also went on the offensive against the billionaire....turnin g a five man debate into a 3 man argument.... everytime anyone points at donald's actual record what he said on national television donald yells liar - let me tell you someone falsely accusing someone of lying is itself a lie and its something donald does daily. trump meanwhile offering an explanation as to why he hasn't yet released his tax returns - which became a hot issue after mitt romney suggested wednesday the documents could contain a quote "bombshell." i will absolutely give me returns but
or three years so i can't do it until the audit is finished. cruz shot back by saying if trump claims he's being audited -- that should add urgency to release the documents. both he and rubio said they would release new returns within the next few days. "i'm not going to pay for that fking wall. he should pay for it. he's got the money." vicente fox, former president of mexico in an interview yesterday, former president of mexico, vicente fox, with some bold words about donald trump's plan to build a wall, along the u-s, mexico border. more on the race for the white house. hillary clinton doing her best to connect with young voters in south carolina. this generation is one of the most generous, tolerant, connected generations in human history. clinton spent time in north charleston yesterday ahead of tomorrow's south carolina primary. polls show her with a
sanders in the state. former president bill clinton is campaign mode as well, attending a "get out the vote" rally yesterday in winnsboro. hillary will be in georgia and south carolina today. this just in... new poll numbers in for democratic hopefuls. the latest quinnipiac poll gives hillary clinton a big lead. hillary clinton has 26-point lead over bernie sanders for florida primary voters. the primary there is on march 15th... new republican poll numbers coming in right now...from w-b-u-r in boston. trump is leading the g-o-p field in massachusets. he has 40-percent of the vote with just four days to go until super tuesday. hollywood's biggest night is quickly approaching---the oscars! a lot of build-up and excitement, but also a lot of controversy leading up to the show.
host chris rock and how he handles questions surrounding diversity in the show. i spoke with our abc correspondent in los angeles about the controversy surrounding the show. here's some of that interview. " there isn't a better person at this time who could be hosting the oscars. chris rock is so so great at this sort of social commentary who happens to be black hosting the oscars and the year of the #oscarssowhite, actually it's the second year in a row. hollywoods has it coming, they know they have it coming, the academy knows they have it back. and get this... an oscars producer says chris an oscars producer says chris rock threw out his original monologue and has completely re-written it. stay with 13 action news. we have all of your oscar coverage leading up to sunday. and coming up in our next half hour a hollywood insider gives us his take on possible
high pressure and dry air are the dominant features across the southwest today and through the weekend. sunny skies and mild winds will be common along with high temperatures between 75 and 80 degrees. our average temperature for the end of february is 65 degrees and it looks like we will stay between 10 and 15 degrees above normal through the seven day forecast. mainly sunny skies will continue through the weekend and clear into next thursday. monday into tuesday however, will be a bit breezy with a weak disturbance that will pass overhead monday night into tuesday morning. tuesday afternoon will see a slight drop in temperatures to the low 70s but the mid and upper 70s return by wednesday. since the season has been well above normal high temperatures and sunny skies have been abundant, pollen has kicked up dramatically. med/high levels of juniper, ash
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investigating three separate shootings that happened justhours apart. the latest one, a man was walking down the street, when a man in a car pulls up and opens fire.. and then just drives off! this happened around 8, near jones and washington. metro is now looking into if the man was targeted, or if this was a random shooting. ((("it was just four pops like pop pop pop pop. i looked through the shades and i was like oh s my friend they don't have a suspect description, but the victim said the suspect's car was light colored. the victim is recovering in the hospital, and is expected to recover. the first of the three shootings happened yesterday. a squatter or burglar was killed. investigators are trying to determine if the shooting was justified. metro says around 3, a property manager and his wife went to check on a home near twain and
they were told someone might be inside. you see them pull up in this surveillance video. police say the manager went into the backyard where he was attacked and punched by another man. that's when the shooting happened. police say the property manager was legally carrying the weapon and had injuries consistent with a fight. more shots fired near cambridge and twain around 6 last night. metro says this happened just outside a boys and girls club. we know one person was shot and rushed to the hospital, but police did not say tell us their condition. metro is stil looking into what led to the gunfire. several members of the u-n-l-v men's basketball team returned home from their road trip to boise state to find their apartment burglarized. the mother of stephen zimmerman tweeted this photo saying, the door of their apartment had been kicked and the place had been looted. among the stolen items was zimmerman's mc-donalds high school all-american ring. metro confirms they're investigating the burglary. no word on whether any changes will be made to protect the
up next on the second half of action news at midday... more on the deadly shooting spree in kansas.... more than a dozen people were shot. and an arizona boy is kicked off a plane due to an allergic reaction... the family's not mad at the airline... but find out who did upset them. have you downloaded the all new channel 13 action news app yet? it features live streaming and radar. get the app free in the app store and in google play. right now on action news live at midday: a deadly shooting
we'll have the latest details. and while our weather is beautiful... most of the country is dealing with scenes like this... the latest. and the oscars are just a couple of days away here on channel 13. our movie critic will fill you in so you'll be ready for any watch party. hello. i'm todd quinones. and i'm dayna roselli. welcome to 13 action news midday. and more on the breaking news from the top of our newscast....
candidate chris christie is now backing donald trump for president! the new jersey governor saying this midday that trump "will do what needs to be done to protect the american people." at one point people thought christie himself would end up as the likely candidate... but his campaign never caught fire. he dropped out due to weak numbers. again- chris christie endorsing donald trump. welcome back to the second half of action news at midday. now more on that that deadly shooting in hesston, kansas. police say a gunman killed three people and injured 15 before he was shot dead. abc's clayton sandell has the latest. horrifying moments as gunfire erupts in a small kansas community. "the gun was strapped on and he was ready to go." just before 5pm thursday officals say 38-year old cedric ford started his shooting rampage. first firing shots at random drivers -- wounding two in separate locations. minutes later ford heads to excel industries in hesston - where he worked -- armed with a rifle and handgun. he shoots one person in the parking lot before going inside the industrial plant and opening fire on his co-
run- run and i head pop-pop" witnesses say ford kept shooting until the first "even though he took fire he went right inside of that place and saved multiple multiple lives a hero as far as i'm concerned." in the end? choppers? 15 ambulances? joining swat teams? surrounding the plant as the nearly 150 employees finally fled the building. friends and family outside shooter has an extensive criminal record? including arrests for burglary, battery, and concealed firearms... posting this picture and this video on facebook posted in what may have motivated him but they've ruled out terrorism. the city of chicago is living up to it's moniker as the windy
people there are dealing with high winds and huge waves as wintry weather moves through. this was the scene near the city's popular lakeshore drive. you can see the waves crashing near the road. the storm has forced more than a thousand flights to be canceled at chicago's two main airports. ad lib toss greg high pressure and dry air are the dominant features across the southwest today and through the weekend. sunny skies and mild winds will be common along with high temperatures between 75 and 80 degrees. our average temperature for the end of february is 65 degrees
stay between 10 and 15 degrees above normal through the seven day forecast. mainly sunny skies will continue through the weekend and clear into next thursday. monday into tuesday however, will be a bit breezy with a slight drop in temperatures to the low 70s but the mid and upper 70s return by wednesday. donald trump was once again the center of last night's republican debate . it was the last big debate before super tuesday. afterwards-- trump talked to cnn's chris cuomo about his performance. (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate) "they are politicians, they want to get elected. but, they are doing badly. should have been, i don't know. i was very happy.
thought it was good. hillary clinton is claiming new momentum on the eve of a south carolina democratic primary that she's expected to win handily. clinton told msnbc's "morning joe" in an interview friday that she thinks it takes her "a little bit longer to get into the rhythm of campaigning" but that her campaign hit its stride in nevada. a property managr shoots and kills a man after a violent confrontation. now police are trying to determine if the shooting was justified.. the manager and wife were told someone may be inside a home they managed near twain and boulder highway. you can see them pull up in the surveillance video. the property manager told police he went into the backyard he was attacked by another man who may have been a squatter or burglar. the manager then shot and killed the man. neighbors said they noticed some people going in and out of the house in recent days. 22.13.09.00 i didn't report them because i didn't think they were violent people. but i did see the bruises on
he had a fight with the man." police say the property manager was legally carrying the weapon and had injuries consistent with a fight. right now, the search continues for two homicide suspects. this goes on as loved ones gather to remember the valley man shot and killed just days ago in broad daylight. we've been following this story all week. 23-year-old christopher downie was found dead in a car tuesday near desert inn and polaris. people who knew him say he was a great person who didn't deserve to die. 16:16:34:25 he was a good guy. he was calm. every time i needed help he helped me. butt to chris was a good guy. we just want justice. those suspects.. and a possible motive. a valley woman narrowly escapes a raging fire. but tragically, in all the chaotic moments, one of her pets is killed this happened yesterday at the family's home near windmill and maryland. cell phone video shows the house engulfed. you can see, fire filling the walls and shooting out the windows, as black smoke billows into the air.
screeching halt seconds before takeoff. the airline is based in las vegas. this happened yesterday in clearwater, florida. the flight was heading to kansas city. passengers on the flight say a loud boom was heard just before take off. that's when the plane stopped and returned to the gate. passengers were given the option to change their flight at no charge. no word on what might've caused the noise. on another allegiant airlines flight.... an arizona family says they were forced off because their son had an allergic reaction to a service dog... but they're not upset with the airline. it was actually their fault because one of them had a dog and said, "no way, i'm not getting off this plane with my dogs.' the flight got delayed because at first they moved the family to the back of the plane, but the reaction was still bad so they had to get off the plane. that's when the passengers started cheering. "that made me sad when my dad's dying of cancer and really not nice to clap at only a 7 year old." the family says they had just
state, and it was one of their final trips with their dad. they say they're only disappointed in the rude passengers, and hope by sharing their story people will think before they act. an action news update to a story we told you about yesterday... the civil war re-enactment will go on as planned for fifth graders in boulder city. the clark county school district was looking at getting rid of the -30- year tradition. a district spokesperson said it could be eliminated because of a changing state curriculum...and because it may take too much planning. the community bristled at the idea and pushed back.... and the school district decided to go ahead with this year's re-enactment. still to come on action news at midday... a fake high school student is busted in pennsylvania. wait until you hear the chilling details behind this one! and the oscars are just around the corner... coming up... we'll tell you what to expect from sunday's ceremony right here on channel 13.
vegas... metro tells us that a man was shot near 14th and fremont street just about 20 minutes ago.... he was taken to u-m-c - his condition is unknown at this time. witnesses report that a black suv was seen leaving the scene. and in other news... 15 south near moapa is closed due to a crash. expect delays. now to the pennsylvania high school hoax- police arresting a 23-year man old who allegedly posed as a student- even making the honor roll. story. 2
arrow that when a state rep tweeted a picture with the young rotc cadet, she hash-tagged it #goingplaces! going to jail, it turns out. asher potts is actually a 23 year old ukrainian named artur samarin doing high school all over again. nats (movie clip) not like 21 jump street? where young cops go uchool kids. police say samarin was at john harris high school to stay in the country illegally. [gfx#1] having overstayed his visa, police say, he came up with a phony alter ego asher potts, complete with a social security card and a pennsylvania driver's license. he enrolled as a freshman 4 years ago. and was just a few months shy of graduating. police arresting him tuesday and instead of in class, this morning he's in jail sot khaiyon rice/rotc classmate "he's an adult so, it's scary?." [gfx#2] asher potts had a 4-point-1 grade point average. inducted into the national honor society. active in student government,
at the local school board. he even volunteered at the food bank. sot rice "i was surprised, i thought he was like 17 or 18. i knew him since last year when he was in rotc. he was nice" parents are horrified. sot ellen wintreub/parent i mean, you have beautiful girls in his class that are minors high pressure and dry air are the dominant features across the southwest today and through the weekend. sunny skies and mild winds will be common along with high temperatures between 75 and 80 degrees. our average temperature for the end of february is 65 degrees and it looks like we will stay between 10 and 15 degrees above normal through the seven day forecast. mainly sunny skies will continue through the weekend and clear into next thursday. monday into tuesday however, will be a bit breezy with a weak disturbance that will pass overhead monday night into tuesday morning. tuesday afternoon will see a slight drop in temperatures to the low 70s but the mid and
at least this one did in san diego yesterday. the baby sea lion was stranded by heavy surf. he was too weak to battle the high waves. he was saved... along with a swimmer who found himself in a similar situation. in fresno, california... a cute kitten has a new lease on life. the kitten was left was found abandoned in a box... and her face drew attention... because she looks like she has a mustache. now a lot of people want to adopt her! sunday is hollywood's biggest night! but it would not be the academy awards without the famous trophies. a chicago company has made the statuettes for more than three decades. the process starts in november for the february show and is done entirely by hand...to make the 24 karat gold finish! for more stories trending right now... go to ktnv.com. and we want to hear your thoughts. just sound off on any trending
some of the top stories we're following- gun shots ring out overnight, awaking an entire neighborhood near owens and lamb. a woman we spoke with says she was nearly hit by the bullets. she was at home with her two children, and as you can imagine, it left them very frightened. nobody was hurt-- buta few cars and that woman's home were hit. no arrests have been made. a man goes on a shooting spree inside a lawn care company overnight. it happened in a small town in kansas... 150 were on the job at the time. four people, including the shooter were killed... 15 others were hurt. no motive yet. sparks flew last night in the last g- o-p debate before super tuesday. of course, donald trump angered some, including the president of mexico- who says if anyone is going to build a wall between our countries... trump should pay for it because he has money. and the red carpet is being prepared for the 88th oscar awards this sunday. you can catch the show and all the red carpet action right here on channel 13... beginning at 4 our time. here's a look at what we're
at 3... breaking news-- a man shot downtown, and the shooter is on the run! the latest in the investigation coming up at 3. plus, the hidden dangers in your cup of tea. and the tips you need to keep yourself safe! tonight's primetime lineup begins with last man standing at 8, dr. ken at 8:30, shark tank at 9,... 20-20 at ten and action news at 11. now to the latest spy scandal- this one involving the popular theme park- seaworld. a stunning confession by the park's c-e-o- admitting to sending workers undercover- posing as animal workers undercover- posing as animal rights activists- so they could spy on critics. overnight, sea world admitting to spying. its ceo saying the company sent its own employees, posing as activists, to spy on peta - an animal rights group which has been highly critical of the photos showing sea world employee paul mccomb attending several southern california boycotts using the alias "tom jones" kayna: did paul mccomb
protestors to act out violently during the protest? ellen: there was one protest that he came to where he wanted to crach through the gates and go into seaworld. mccomb was placed on administrative leave, but seaworld says he now remains an employee? grfx2 joel manby / seaworld ceo mr. mccomb?has returned to work at seaworld in a different joel manby / seaworld ceo mr. mccomb?has returned to work at seaworld in a different department. while the company did not say how many employees were involved, grfx3 seaworld says its employees were posing "?as animal rights activists?" hoping to "?maintain the safety and security of employees, customers and animals in the face of credible threats." the park struggling to revamp its image after losing profits following the 2013 release of the documentary "blackfish" as for this latest headline?the park's ceo saying thursday they will end the undercover practice high pressure and dry air are the dominant features across the southwest today and through the weekend.
be common along with high temperatures between 75 and 80 degrees. our average temperature for the end of february is 65 degrees mainly sunny skies will continue through the weekend and clear into next thursday. monday into tuesday however, will be a bit breezy with a slight drop in temperatures to the low 70s but the mid and upper 70s return by wednesday. since the season has been well med/high levels of juniper, ash and elm will coat the city through sunday that's it for us here... the chew is up next... and be sure to watch action news live at 3 p-m with rikki
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