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commute the northbound i-15 near the spaghetti bowl. this is video courtesy of sky 3. we were all over it had morning along with jeff maher keeping track of the traffic situation. the wet weather may have played a role in this. waiting to get official word. now as you saw earlier all the lanes are open. >> jeff: that crash, one of many here if the valley. no injuries to report. but drivers of course were urged to take alternate routes. ripple effect with that accident as well. it was just one of many that we saw here in southern nevada that could be attributed to the wet weather that we saw. >> krystal: that's right. there was also an accident on the 15 southbound and ultimately there was a fatality involved. but as you saw behind us, the rain, the wet roads definitely causing problems this morning. with that, we're going to send it over to kelly curran keeping track of everything we need to know. we see radar behind you.
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the afternoon. this is a picture of what we're seeing right now in the las vegas valley. and mainly areas west of 15 are seeing the light showers. we do have a couple of showers around the help area. moving off to the north and east. now we also have some showers coming down between pahrump and sandy valley. this is some of the heaviest showers that we're seeing right now. again, moving to the north and east, moving into the spring mountains, they actually had a li isn't that crazy this morning? here is a look at the bigger pit you are seeing the showers tracking northeastward. this was the band that was left of the band that we were dealing with this morning. that's continuing to produce some thunderstorm activity near lake mead national recreational area. we're watching this second band moving its way through. take a look at this time-lapse. this is from the morning. the south east career and technical academy camera. you can see waves of showers moving their way through. now more rain moving into the las vegas valley as we speak.
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minutes. >> krystal: we appreciate it kelly. as we reference just a few moments ago about the deadly crash on the southbound 15 that caused problems near the spaghetti bowl, it involved an 80-year-old man who passed away after his pick up truck collided with a vacant shoulder on the southbound interstate 15. again, just part the spaghetti bowl. the victim died in the ambulance. investigators say that person may have suffered a medical episode before that crash. >> jeff: yet another crash to this morning involving a school bus. there were fortunately no children aboard the bus at the time. however two people were injured in that three-vehicle crash. it happened near torrey pines and tropicana. one person was taken to umc trauma. another sent to spring valley hospital. the weather may be to blame for a large power outage this morning. nearly 1100 nv energy customers in north las vegas were without power morning. most of that has since been
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fifth street. >> krystal: we had a lot of issues on the roadways this morning. busy morning for sure. okay. another place that's been very busy -- polls, or, i should say, voting booths, around the southern nevada area seeing record voter turnout over the weekend and quite possibly today as keeping go in to cast their ballots. >> jeff: it's certainly evidence people care a lot about this election. news 3's craig fiegener is live with what you need to know before heading to the polls. already started voting in the early voting, these are people who have made up their minds. they know very clearly and passionately who they are supporting in this election. namely the top of the ticket. but seal the other races down below. if you go to vote you need to bring your i.d. with you. that's all you need to bring to go vote in early voting. and we'll talk about how long that's going to be continuing in just a moment. first has been a record setting weekend for people in early voting.
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their ballots on the first day, that was saturday. and that bested the previous record by more than 7,000. one voter spoke with news 3 over the weekend. he is here from new york, newly transferred here. he says nevada's early voting is new to him. he said that early voting is for people who are absolutely certain that they have made up their mind. >> you really can't take your vote back. what happens if you change your mind in the last two weeks? what happen if something dramatically changes and all of a sudden you say boy i wish i had that vote back. >> craig: back here live. we're outside the registrar of voters office here in clark county. the headquarters for the registrar. there are more than 90 different locations for early voting. go to our website,, and you can learn exactly where the early voting is happening. all the different locations. find which one is nearest you. bring your i.d., a picture i.d. with you. state issued or government issued i.d.
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started this weekend and continues through november 4th. i'm craig fiegener reporting, live news 3. >> krystal: that is a good sign that people are interested in casting their vote and making their voice heard. as clark county voters head to the polls in record numbers a local grandmother remembers the time when women were still fighting for the right to vote. she was born in november 1917. and that was before the 19th amendment was ratified giving women the right to vote. the henderson grandmother grew up in waiting decades for a chance to vote for a woman as president. so she is putting her vote in for hillary clinton to take her place in history. casting her vote on sunday for hillary clinton. clara is a dedicated democrat who never misses a chance to make sure her voice is heard. >> voted in every election since i was old enough to vote except one. and that was because of a large
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clara just wants to see more people get involved in the election process whether you are republican, democrat or not even affiliated with a party. she says it's a right she doesn't like to see people take for granted. >> jeff: very impressive. no excuse not to get out there right? president obama made a stop in the valley over the weekend. he not only campaigned for hillary clinton on sunday he campaigned for former state attorney general katherine cortez-masto. she is in tough race with joe heck. as for democrat the seat vacated by harry reid who is retiring. this brings us to our question of the day. are you voting for the presidential candidate you like or against the candidate you dislike? let us know. just head over to and click on the question of the day icon. keep it right here on news 3 for complete coverage of decision 2016. all the way up to election day. you can also follow our coverage
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updates on our news 3 facebook page. >> krystal: the national center for missing and exploited children asking for your help to find a 17-year-old girl who may be in our area. we're talking about hailey vogel. she is from the phoenix area and may have been missing for about a year give or take and may be in the company of an adult male. hailey is 5'8", weighs 145 pounds. she has a tattoo of a name on the back of her neck. and a piercing above her lip. distinctive characteristics there. anyone with information about hailey is asked to contact the national center for missing and exploited children at 1-800-the-lost. >> jeff: officials say speed appears to be a factor in a deadly tour bus crash that was happened in palm springs, california. some people are saying that this is one of the worst crashes they've ever seen. >> krystal: just devastating. the bus was returning from a casino when it slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer.
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latest. >> reporter: federal investigators are on the scene today trying to figure out exactly what caused this horrific accident that killed 13 people and left dozens more waking up in area hospitals this morning. a weekend trip to the casino turned deadly. passengers shaken. witnesses say around 4:00 a.m. their tour bus left a salten sea beach casino headed for los angeles. an hour later it slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer in palm sprgs unconscious. >> impact, you know, hit me from behind. and i just blacked out for a minute. how blessed to be alive. >> the speed of the bus was so significant when it hit the back of the big rig, the trailer, the trailer itself entered about 15 feet into the bus. >> reporter: the california highway patrol telling nbc news fatigue may have been a factor.
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accident. some remain in critical condition. are the victims expected to recover. >> we're not going to make any predictions but everybody in the intensive care unit is stable at this time. >> authorities still trying to identify the deceased, searching for clues and answers. authorities say they've received the names of all the passengers on the bus. although they're still trying to verify their identities. meanwhile the coroner's office has confirmed that ten women and three men died. i'm morgan palm springs, california. >> krystal: jurors deliberating the fate of ammon and ryan bundy and five others for the standoff at the oregon wildlife refuge. they are charged with conspiracy to prevent federal workers through intimidation, threats or force. they're charged with firearms charges. each faces up to six years if ton convicted of -- convicted. the bundys saw the takeover as
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civil disobedience for the sentence given to two ranchers in an arson case. >> jeff: southern nevada is now home to two cracker barrel restaurants. the second location on craig near the 15 opened their doors this morning for that grand opening. nevada's first cracker barrel was opened a few months ago over by the silverton hotel and casino. now you've got a couple of options. 12:10 yourself time. a ref -- be is dismantled. >> krystal: coming up what will become of the hundreds currently living there. >> jeff: plus a civilian on a ride along with a police officer caught in the cross hairs of a shootout with a suspect. how the civilian and officer are doing after this scary moment was caught on camera. >> krystal: this is domestic violence awareness month. you see a lot of people wearing purple. safe nest is stopping by to discuss how we can do our part
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[ gunfire. ] >> shots fired! >> jeff: a police pursuit turns into a shootout sunday morning in california. all while a civilian rides in a squad car. dash cam video shows the police officer trying to pull over a white mazda suv but the vehicle failed to stop and led the officer on a pursuit. the officer was not hurt and the
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the front passenger seat received minor scratches from the broken glass. they were very lucky. the suspects remain at large. >> krystal: that was very, very scary situation. officials say a small plane crashed after take off from malta international airport and that is the aftermath. just a fire ball. all five people on board killed. it crashed shortly after takeoff as you can see. bursting into flames. passenger on a nearby plane captured these images showing the fire just raging from the temporarily closed until the debris and that situation there involving that aircraft was cleaned up. >> jeff: iraqi forces shelling isis positions outside of mosul today as fighting continued as they tried to retake that extremist held city in its second week. over the past week iraqi and kurdish forces have been battling isis militants in an area that consisted mostly of uninhabited towns and villages
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five-and-a-half miles of the city. this is expected to take weeks if not months to drive isis out of iraq's second largest city which is home to more than a million people. migrants started to leave a makeshift camp in france this morning with hundreds of buses departing for reception centers around the country. they left the camp ahead of its dismantling in the coming days. french authorities have become a complex operation unprecedented in europe to shut down that makeshift authorities say the camp holds nearly 6500 my grants trying to make it britain. >> krystal: at&t and time warner announcing one of the largest mergers the media industry has seen. saying saturday they had agreed to a deal worth $85 billion. at&t's business business traditionally based on wireless and internet service. the merger would allow them to expand into programming and gain access to time warner channels like cnn, tnt and hbo.
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approved by government regulate chorz could take more than a year to complete. talking weather. lee canyon saw its first snowfall. it had snow down to around 10,000 feet. the lower evaluations saw rain as well which is always welcomed because it helps recharge the canyons snow making reservoir. rain was definitely plentiful to say the least last night into this morning. >> jeff: and considering that we saw the uy this system with all those accidentsnd the rain slicked roadways it's wonderful to see this. >> kelly: the pretty side of what's been going on definitely. and, in fact, speaking of precipitation up on mount charleston they had about an inch, little more than an inch-and-a-half of rain. so far storm total and they're about to get more. i want to start things out. you can see these raindrops behind me. it's coming down in the las vegas valley too. here is a look at the bigger picture.
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i mean, this is a big, big storm system that is moving its way in. we are dealing with some of those showers associated with this system. here is -- we're zooming in closer. there's two bands. this is the first band. this one went through earlier this morning. they're feeling that around mesquite then down toward lake mead national recreation area. this is the second band. let's zoom in closer. first on the las vegas valley. we've got a band here on the 515 and rainfall. slow down. take it easy on those roads. lots of distance you and the vehicle in front of you. it's going to take a little bit longer to stop. we're seeing steady light showers across the summerlin area. let's zoom out a little bit. mount chalston looks like they're getting more snow at or above 10,000 feet. pahrump saw some of this activity as well. indian springs that showers moving north.
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spring mountains. these are cells we've been watching around the lake mead national recreational area. these are producing brief heavy downpours. also lightning as well as they're going to continue to track their way off to the north and east. the good news is the showers are going to become more and more scattered as the rest of the afternoon wears on. in fact, here's a look at the o'callaghan middle school camera. this is so far this morning. we actually had the clouds break up. we saw a little bit of blue sky this can't see anything in the latest picture because we've got the rain coming down right now. how much rain? downtown a little over a tenth of an inch. summerlin almost three quarters of an inch for you there. and paradise about a twentieth of an inch. not a whole lot in the las vegas valley. toward red rock had about a quarter of an inch. on mount charleston over an inch of rain. current temperatures? north las vegas at 68 degrees. summerlin 66. and green valley 68 degrees.
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it's grilled cheese and tomato soup weather right? mostly cloudy skies. temperatures at or below normal. i think it's going to be a struggle to make it to 78. winds gusting to 25. tonight the low is going to go down to 62. showers coming to an end. then dry at least for the middle of the week. another chance for showers on friday. . >> jeff: thank you. it was supposed to save him time and make him money. instead a bogus real estate company took his money and now he's left with more than expected. >> krystal: not a good deal. marie mortera takes a look at this time share scam and what you need to know in today's rip-off alert. >> marie: albert richmond was thrilled to hear he may be able to sell his property. he listed his time share with all seasons time shares at a reasonable rate and felt there was no downside. >> $400 to just list the time
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sell your property within six months to a year depending on what type of contract they signed fax us back a copy of the signed contract and we'll give you 100 percent money back guarantee. during the course of the investigation no one had the time share sold and no one ever got a refund. >> marie: investigators say all seasons time shares was owned by george fetter. after an investigation new york inspectors learned this was a pattern. >> he was running four different companies that we know of when one company would change the name and start up a new company doing the same exact thing. >> disappointment of course i spent $400. now i find out that the guy ran multiple scams and i was probably, um, in another one of his which i actually lost more money. >> marie: in this case they there over 400 victims with losses of more than $200,000. >> mr. fetter's case he was just putting the money in and spending it.
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lesson and know need to look beyond a reasonable fee. >> don't trust anybody that says we're legitimate. do your homework. check the better business bureau. ask for their contacts so you can call them. >> marie: fedder pleaded guilty to mail fraud and was sentenced to 18 months. he was also ordered $200,000 in restitution. i'm marie mortera. >> jeff: better business bureau a great resource and always utilize. 91-year-old cubs fan has finally gotten his wish with his team heading to the world series. >> krystal: this is great! so he sits outside like that every single day. what he is saying about the upcoming series and why it means so much to him. >> jeff: news 3 is your weather authority. and, boy are we busy today. as the system pushes through southern nevada it has already resulted in a number of accidents on the roadways. how long is it going to stick around?
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putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. planned parenthood should absolutely be defunded. and congressman hardy said he supported trump 100%. like trump, hardy opposed legislation to ensure equal pay. and hardy fought to defund planned parenthood, just like trump. ruben kihuen respects women. and ruben kihuen will protect our right to make our own health decisions.
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we're still dealing with wet weather. kelly curran tracking all that. this is something people have been waiting on for a long time. if you are a cubs fan anyway, including this man, it's been 108 years since the cubs won a world series. this illinois man has been waiting a long time but he says, hey, it's worth the wait! waiting a long time but he says, hey, it's worth the wait! especially if they take home the robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq, and i've been a republican all my life. but i'm the father of three girls. i can't stand hearing don't want my daughters hearing it. i want my girls to grow up proud and strong, in a nation where they're valued and respected. donald trump's america is not the country i fought for. so, i'm voting for hillary clinton. hillary clinton:
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jim childs: one of the ways criminals avoid background checks is by going online and connecting with strangers to buy guns. most with no background checks, no questions asked. the law requires background checks in gun stores; why don't we require them online? a few clicks of the mouse, now a bad guy is armed - and potentially dangerous. and that's a threat to all of us.
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>> jeff: women's empowerment tour. donald trump's daughter in law joining us with what it's about and the impact on donald trump's efforts to sway that powerful demographic. >> krystal: early voting. we've had record turnouts here in southern nevada as voters
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we have the latest coming into our newsroom today. our craig fiegener is all over this story. >> jeff: recognizing domestic violence awareness month. how we can all get involved with safe nest and help those in need throughout the month of october and all year long >> announcer: news 3 starts right now. >> krystal: thank you so much for being with us. we're just a little more than two weeks away from election -- it's already here. early voting already underway here. donald trump's daughter lara trump is kicking off her women's empowerment tour today. >> jeff: she joins us live from new york city with what it's all about. lara thank you for joining us. and, wow, the countdown is on until election day. our new poll just came out showing donald trump is down about 12 points from hillary clinton. do you think there's enough time on your behalf and anyone else with his campaign to key in on that crucial demographic before election day?


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