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tennessee..... affecting thousands of people.... killing -3- and forcing...... evacuations for residents and even tourists..... at popular tourist spots.... like dolly parton's.... "dollywood." at least a dozen people have been injured.. as authorities are now going door to door to assess the damage and make sure everyone is okay. abc's lauren lyster explains why the next 24 hours are critical for firefighters. [[script]] nats: "you can see the damage that has been done in this area right here" today -- a first look at destruction left in the unforgiving fire's wake and the grisly discovery that it claimed three lives more than 100 structures lost or damaged in this tennessee town..including the mayor's home... new sot "my house is gone - my business of 31 years is gone//it's a devastating time for us" 13:13:25 ((audio transition)) ((social video in gma)) overnight... nats gma :55 "oh my god it's so hot" these raging flames devouring the terrain ...motorists fleeing as residents were ordered to evacuate in the town of
go" wildfires spreading from the state's great smoky mountains to populated areas ..... turning one of the area's biggest tourist atractions....dollywo od....into an orange armageddon.....smoke and ash filling the streets.... cut: ripley's aquarium of the smokeys -- along with the more than 10,000 animals -- threatened but in tact. the fires were fanned by- strong wind speeds of up to 60 miles per hour -- and the southeast's worst drought in a decade. 13:09:00//13:2 little numbing to see the extent of the damage" could cut if we need to and this morning saying they believe the worst is over... and it looks like the weather will cooperate. rain is forecast beginning late tonight...with one to two inches expected and that alone authorities say should nearly put out most of the fires. lauren lyster abc news los angeles. if you thought it was chilly today... you're in for a shock tonight. 13 first alert meteorologist has more on a freeze warning in effect tonight.
breezy winds will taper down through the rest of the morning. a freeze warning will be in effect tomorrow morning from 2am-8am for central and northeast portions of clark county. the warning does include the las vegas valley with overnight lows between 31 and 37 expected. when the casinos win.. everyone in southern nevada wins. southern nevada wins. that's what local economic experts are saying about the latest gaming numbers. 13 action news reporter david schuman explains what it means to you.
great thing about vegas is vegas continues to evolve." a plethora of entertainment options await anyone making a visit downtown or to the strip. 15:03:27 "the nightlife, the gambling and being able to have a little freedom." 15:29:10 jeremy aguero, economic analyst "when you're going to attract 43 million people to las vegas, you better have a lot of things for them to do." even with all there is to offer here...gaming remains an economic driver in southern nevada. just look at numbers comparing this october to last october. year. you come down here to fremont street, that numb percent." month-by-month snapshots can be flukey...but casino owner derek stevens sees a larger trend with the data. 15:21:12 stevens "it impacts a lot of things. it impacts future investment, it impacts jobs so to see a good month of october, it's great to see that, really for the whole state." experts see the strong numbers partly as a bounceback from the recession... 15:25:48 aguero "we're actually seeing positive increases where we didn't see any for some
continue to go up. bottom line -- 15:10:49 "i do quite a bit of the slot in downtown las vegas..david schuman..13 action news. now... here's a look at the other top local stories.... we're following. i'm lesley marin where were following a scam that is targeting elderly woman. we told the scammers target them while by their cars..telling them something is wrong with their tires...but nothing is wrong and the scammers leave with hundreds of dollars. crime and safety ex sutton says this sounds like the work of gypsies...that move around the county collecting money.. even hard for police to find... and they've been doing this for years parker 19:11:26-19:11:51 i'm parker collins at unlv this petition that was written by some of the faculty here on campus has been going around for a while take vo at 19:11:34 the goal is to make unlv a safe space a sanctuary for illegal immigrants this isn't just a symbolic gesture it could have real legal ramifications if the
arrivals is repealed they're hoping the university won't turn over information for students and faculty. marti 011626 im marti glaser here at the inlv campus where i have been talking to students about what they think of the change of their newspaper - the rebel yellwhile they are changing it to the scarlet and grey press and what they have to say,, and while many say it's a great change i nthe right direction. 011641 the f-b-i is learning much more tonight about why a somali immigra attack at the ohio state university. 18-year old abdul artan was recently profiled in the campus newspaper.. blaming the media for muslims feeling scared on campus. now.. investigators believe he may have also been radicalized. artan injured 11 people.. one critically.. when he drove his car into a crowd of people before attacking others with a butcher knife. o-s-u police say it would have been worse.. had it not been for a campus police officer in the right
state univ. police - our officer was on-scene in less than a minute and he ended the situation in less than a minute. he engaged the suspect and he eliminated the threat. ohio state students resumed classes earlier today. an early morning tweet.... from the president-elect..... about what should happen..... if people burn.... the american flag... has sparked some backlash!!! he wrote... "nobody should be allowed to burn the american flag... if they do.... there must be consequences..... perhaps loss of citizenship..... or a year in jail." today.... said.... they agree with the act..... but defend the court's decisiect those protest..... by burning the flag. it's worth noting that in the past... hillary clinton co-sponsored a bill.... to criminalize.... the burning of the american flag. retailers raked in big bucks over the holiday weekend.. setting new 'black friday' and cyber monday' records. but one company isn't keeping a dime of their profits. we'll explain what they're doing with all that money. plus.. darcy spears is taking us...
and at one point reached its all-time high before falling back at the end of the session. sp500 up 3 the big local gaming stocks were mixed. boyd gaming and mgm were up slightly. caesars was down 2-and a half percent. wynn resorts down 2-percent today. south kore samsung is considering splitting the company. executives say they'll take the next six months to look into breaking- off into a holding company and a separate operating business. the move could be a windfall for investors. some experts say the stock could soar.. and drive-up dividends by as much as 30-percent this year. samsung's announcement comes as the company deals with several major issues including its fiasco over the "galaxy note-7" smartphones catching on fire.
hit a record-breaking 10- million dollars.. and they're donating all of it. that's 5-times more than the outdoor clothing and gear company was expecting to earn. even so.. patagonia is keeping its promise to give away the sales from one of the biggest shopping days of the year. the 10-million dollars will go to nearly 800 environmental groups around the world. "the welcome to north las vegas sign a major make-over! mayor john lee and students..... from williams elementary..... to unveiled the new sign earlier today..... on the corner of pecos and owens. earlier this year.... students asked the mayor...... if they could adopt the sign.... which was plagued.... with grafitti. williams elementary has also agreed to help maintain the area.... around the sign. investigators are on the scene of a deadly plane crash in south america. tonight.. they're sharing what could have
their jet went down in a mountainous region of colombia. all but 6 were killed. abc's elizabeth hur has the latest. new and heartbreaking images? from columbia.. as crews begin removing bodies from the crash site.. where you can barely make out this was a plane.. and incredibly.. there are survivors. ((sot pop in spani "overnight, 6 survivors emerged.." according to authorities.. there are 6 survivors rushed to the hospital overnight.. 75 others onboard.. many of them.. members of a brazilian soccer team on its way to a tournament.. were killed. ((sot pop in portuguese)) brazilian president michel temer presser "sadly, all we can do..." the brazilian president.. today.. offered his condolences to the victims' families.. calling the incident.. extremely sad. the circumstances.. are still under investigation.. but so far.. we're told.. the british aero space rj-85.. owned by a charter company..
columbia.. and this is a look at the flight radar.. showing the final moments.. the plane circling several times.. the crew.. reportedly saying there was an electrical problem.. before crashing. the soccer team from chapecoense.. posted this on facebook.. before they got on that plane.. one of the players, alan ruschel.. a 27-year-old defender seen here with his teammates.. is said to be one of the survivors. elizabeth tag: authorities say.. in all, 3 soccer players, two survived.. and for the 75 victims, the brazilian president just declared three days of mourning. eh, abc news, ny. porch pirates are out in droves this time of the year. now.. one california police department is going after them with technology. the campbell police department is placing gps trackers inside packages and leaving them outside front doors as bait boxes for thieves. once those boxes start moving..
capt. joe cefalu/campbell police don't come to campbell. don't steal packages because you don't know if it's a real one or if it's ours. the bait boxes work by sending alerts to officers' phones. the program is already getting a lot of support around town and several other police departments are now looking into similar programs. with all the thanksgiving weekend eating behind us.... it's time to go... "dirty dining". tonight... -13- action news..... chief investigator darcy spears gets an earful.... from restaurant owners who say..... in.... for them. fish and chips, chinese food, korean bbq. you'll find it all under one roof at this little restaurant on las vegas boulevard and cheyenne. but you'll also find a c grade and 36 demerits. 8:02 darcy: did you know we were gonna come when that c grade went up? kwi and yong cho both talking at the same time: channel 13! husband and wife yong and kwi cho have been running vegas restaurants for
darcy: they don't know what they're doing, you think? kwi: yeah! yong: yeah. the inspector wrote them up for not using hair restraints, storing wood hot plates in the only hand sink, keeping sanitizer buckets on prep tables and not properly washing their hands. 6:46 y: busy time i go over there? k: busy time all the time washing hands, one thing, washing hands--that's crazy! i say you go home same thing--you do same thing? when the inspector found raw meat thawing at room temperature on the condiment cart, kwi told regulations takes too long. and when she got written up for leaving food out at unsafe temperatures during the inspection... 3:11 kwi: anything outside... cooking! what we gonna do? we can't put everything put it inside outside. as for the pepto bismol kept handy in the kitchen... 4:54 kwi: i eat that one for sick and pain. yong: not for the customer! darcy: right. they just didn't want to see it mixed in with the food. the health report says kwi admitted dumping dirty mop
regulations require that chemically contaminated wastewater be disposed of into a sanitary sewer or septic system. 5:49 kwi: mop water i put in the toilet. i put in the toilet. she asked me, i don't know how to do that. maybe outside? inside? i'm thinking it's maybe outside and she said no! speaking of the toilet... 10:34 darcy stand-up: health inspectors also had a problem with where the restroom is located. you have to actually walk through the kitchen and the storage area to get to this door labeled offic is actually the only restroom in the restaurant for customers. kwi and yong say it's been like that for 10 years and they don't understand why it's a problem now. 11:25 kwi: people no problem. we got to keep clean, you know, i do! myself! why she complain too much? i don't know why. they've told the health district to keep that inspector away from their restaurant and next time send a supervisor instead. /nat/ the imminent health hazard closure came at soul food express cafe. it was shut down at the food
inspectors found sewage spilling from the truck onto the ground and into the surrounding area. darcy tag: uss fish and chips still has a c grade. soul food express is back on the road with a zero-demerit a. darcy spears, 13 action news. our current storm system is slowly exiting east and the breezy winds will taper down through the rest of the afternoon. however, it will be a cold night with our first freeze of the season expected tomorrow morning. effect tomorrow morning from 2am-8am for central and northeast portions of clark county. the warning does include the las vegas valley with overnight lows between 31 and 37 expected. tomorrow will be a mainly sunny day with highs in the mid 50s as we will be between systems. thursday, high temps will warm
system will be making its way into the area. this means another cool down to the low/mid 50s on friday with low end windy conditions and extra clouds. the system exits by saturday morning and we will gain a few degrees and see more sunshine, however the winds will still be breezy. we make our way to around 60 on sunday and monday, but by back to breezy as yet another system starts to make its way into the area. by tuesday we'll be upper end breezy and highs will drop by about 10 degrees to the low 50s, with mostly cloudy skies. up next.. contact 13 with a warning tonight about a popular product
a warning..... if you have one of these de-humidifiers.... a recall is being re-issued ... because they can overheat and catch on fire! the recall was first issued..... back in -2-thousand -13-.... these are linked.... to -4- hundred -50- fires.... and... -19- million dollars..... in property damage. they're made by "gree".... but sold.... under more than.... a dozen brand names... including "g-e" and "kenmore". 13 action news.. the nevada highway patrol and findlay toyota are asking you to donate a new unwrapped toy valued between 10 and 20 dollars during the 13 days of
to families in need. and this saturday.. to celebrate the 13 days of giving.. the nevada highway patrol and clark county school district police will be at the nhp southern command collecting toys and inspecting your child car seats. they also have a limited number of car seats and booster seats to give away... plus... they'll install them.... for you too. that's all this saturday.... starting at -8-a-m.... at the n-h-p southern command.... on sunset near decatur. coming up later.. in tonight's abc primetime lineup.. american housewife 9:00 - fresh off the boat 9:30 - the real o'neals 10:00 - marvel's agents of shield then on 13 action news.. live at 11.. a mother is attacked when she walks in on the men burglarizing her home. but what she did next may have saved her life and a warning about some high-tech christmas gifts. you may be surprised about which ones can be hacked.. and we're not talking about a laptop or phone. it's something in your
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