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its not clear what caused the marine veteran to snap... reportedly robbing more a dozens stores with gun police now say was fake.. sot it's actually a spray nozzle wrapped with black tape designed to look like a gun. but they say in the moment... the threat was very real... sot they all perceived the same threat at the same time and that why you hear simulataneous gunfire... luckily, no officers were hurt... but in the course of laying down those spike strips... one driver did have their tires slashed... sot listen when youre at 16 believe at the time were being committed with a firearm, we're gonna do whatever we can to get that individual. coming up at 6.. we'll have more of the video... and what police found in the suspects car that got their attention. tom george, 13 action news. a wild saturday morning..... on a major interstate..... that goes right through the heart of las vegas.... leaves one woman dead..... her husband in the hospital...
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kenneth mc-donald opened car... striking a car.... and a semi-truck. the passenger in that car..... tracey donahue..... was hit with a bullet.... and did not survive. mc-donald has been charged with on action news.... live at -6-. a volunteer football coach has been arrested after being accused of an inappropriate relationship with a female student under 16-years-old. jordan turner is being charged with kidnapping.. a sex act with a student.. and lewdness with a minor. d-m-v investigators arrested this car salesman..... who allegedly sold a trade-in vehicle whose owner wanted it donated..... to "safe nest". allen smith junior told the women..... he would facilitate the donation.... on her behalf. but.... he allegedly put an ad for the car.... on "craigslist" and sold it. smith could face up to -20- years.... in prison. wicked winds brought down this heavy awning in henderson. fortunately.. nobody was hurt and no cars were pinned under it. later in the newscast..
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talked with 13- action news about what happened. for now.. let's go to 13 first alert meteorologist karla huelga to let us know when the winds will east. we have one more system to deal with in the short term, but this one will only bring breezy winds tomorrow and wednesday as systems. expect gusts to 25mph on tuesday night and wednesday. highs will top out in the low 80s both days with lots of sunshine. an update now....on the mount charleston.
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-27- acres... at last check.. it's about -35- percent contained... people living on the mountain tell us.... they're concerned about their homes... but... the forest serivce says.... flames are moving away from residential areas. we're told the flames were sparked.... by an illegal campfire. up north... some much needed rain..... is helping fire crews battling..... the so-called "little valley fire". it's now.... -55- percent contained. and... has destroyed -23- homes. governor brian sandoval had declared...... a so crews could have the necessary resources.... needed. las vegas is the perfect place for a football team called the las vegas raiders. with that.. governor brian sandoval holds-up nevada's end of the deal to build an nfl stadium in las vegas.. and the new home of raider nation. 13-action news reporter tom george has more on the signing.. and what raiders' owner mark davis is saying about the
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for the state of nevada, you can still see here a lot of fans, a lot of construction workers, and the governor excited about the economic the raiders... now one step closer to moving to vegas. today.. governor sandoval signing the plan to put up 750 million dollars in public funding towards the project... sandoval says he thinks the project won't just bring money to the city... but also jobs as construction begins... he says having a nfl stadium is a huge step forward... been important milestones and i think this is one of them where we're gonna have a first class convention center and the nicest stadium on the planet. but the project isnt a done was there today for the signing... a sign the team is on board... but davis does say the team will stay in oakland for at least the next two season until the project is complete. it gives the families and players and everybody else a chance to get acclimated, find
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now again so far everything is done on the states end, now the next step in the process of course will be what the nfl decide. theyre supposed to meeting soon on this, and could have a decision within a few months. at unlv, tom george, 13 action news. i've been reading several reports tonight that say we may not get a decision from the nfl owners for between 6 to 9 months.. which is enough time to see what else is in the bill. let's bring in 13-action news political analyst jon ralston. ----biggest item in bill remains the most cot the $750 million public subsidy for the stadium. this will come in the form of an almost 1 percent increase in the room tax. not one stadium financing expert was called to testify. maybe that's because most of them think public subsidies for stadiums don't work for....the public. ----the most forgotten part of
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is huge: $400 million in room taxes for the convention center expansion. this is something everyone on the strip believes is necessary. except, of course, for sheldon adelson, who has said just the opposite but supported it being in there to get the bill passed. ----the other numbers to remember: 44. that's the number of legislators who voted for the bill. that's nearly 70 er so more than two- thirds who voted for one of the largest tax increase in history were....republicans. this just in in the race to the white house. we've just learned president barrack obama is coming to las vegas this coming sunday.
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rounding up support for hillary clinton and nevada democrats. red... white..... and blue backdrops have replaced college basketball banners..... as the stage gets set..... for the third and final presidential debate.... at u-n-l- v. 13 action news reporter..... marissa kynaston tells us.... why campus diveristy.... helped bring the debate.... to the valley. it really showcases the importance of nevada in this election, we are a swing state today is te preparations at unlvs thomas and mack center-- it takes hundreds and hundreds of people tomorrow-- rehearsals-- test all of our backup systems all gearing up for the third and final presidential debate on wednesday. it takes a lot of work, and unlv was willing to put in that work the lvcva and unlv applied about two years ago-- it's really sort of a marathon and were chosen based on their facilities-- their demographic-- and financial resources-- it's a 21st century university,
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country and that diversity-- will likely play a role wednesday night. the topics for the debate were just announced-- one of them-- immigration-- an important topic here on campus-- where five percent of students are not legal citizens-- and a large number-- undocumented. that diversity-- played a key role in bringing the final debate-- to the city. this is what's important to them, they're going to be the generation that will inherit a lot of the issues discussed on that, focused on that, and they want to help make decisions on wednesday-- these seats will be filled with students-- sponsors-- donors-- and campaign teams. that debate will start at six. mk-- 13an. hillary clinton is once again..... off the campaign trail and in debate prep... but she has a number of democrats out there.. stumping for votes. and... she's making a play for reliable red state... arizona.
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two rallies there.... tomorrow. later in the week.... chelsea clinton,.... and... first lady.... michelle obama will headline rallies... in arizona. arizona has not voted for..... a democratic presidential nominee..... since bill clinton.... in 19-96. some more serious questions are being raised tonight about hillary clinton's private email server. new documents from the fbi show there appears to have been an attempt by a state department official to get the fbi to declassify one email related to the benghazi attack.. in exchange for offering age more overseas assignments. the fbi and state department deny any quid pro quo. donald trump's campaign was all over those allegations today.. including running-mate mike pence who held a rally today in columbus, ohio. but for all their years of political favoritism, politics, we must resolve that hillary clinton will never be elected president pence also said he has no doubt
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pence also said he has no doubt the mainstream media is clearly biased against trump.. and is rigging the election in clinton's favor. a new c-n-n/o-r-c poll of nevadans shows.... a tight race..... with hillary clinton only ints.... which is with-in.... the margin of error. however... an average of the -4- most recent national polls gives clinton..... an -8- point lead over donald trump.... - 47- percent to -39- percent. the election is now....just -22- days away... and year... you have until tomorrow.... to register on-line.... or... in person. we have more information on how to do that..... on our website.... k-t- n-v -dot- com. this just in.. nbc just fired billy bush. his time at the "today" was short lived.. only about two months before he was caught on tape from 2005 in a vulgar conversation about women with donald trump. it was rumored nbc may need to pay the anchor millions to end his contract. if you spent any time outside
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coming up.. we'll take a look at some of the wind damage.. and find out if we'll have to batton down the hatches again this week. plus.. a consumer alert tonight... scammers are counting on you..... to be passionate.... about who wins the u-s presidency. how they're using the election..... to try and rip you off. and... advanced technology is giving doctors.... a new challenge. how a hyper realistic robot is teaching them..... how to care for patients.
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was shot by officers during a confrontation at a starbucks. the two officers were inside on a break when they say they were ambushed. they say he tried to open fire on them but his weapon malfunctioned. the suspect is now in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. from contact -13-... a warning for voters.... this election season. the better business bureau beware of callers claiming.... to represent a candidate... and asking for a donation. the caller may also say... a survey is being conducted... on behalf of a political party. another one to watch for... calls saying if you didn't vote..... in the last election... then you have to re-register. verizon has a new mobile data plan. it's called.... pop-data. it allows users... to buy unlimited data.... for half-an-hour... or an hour. -30- minutes of unlimited data... will cost you... -2- dollars. and....
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but... pop-data... is only available... while users are in.... an l-t-e network. it won't work.... in a -3-g- network. "you can't just put your hands me on like that!" this video.. posted on youtube.. is the reason the minnesota naacp is demanding an apology from the edina police department. police say the man had been walking in the middle of the road. at one point.. the woman recording the video also seems to question the officer's response. woman off cam: "maybe you can juste right place to walk is." the police report says the man was obstructing traffic and "creating a risk to his safety." the video does not show what led to the initial stop.. but police say he was verbally warned at first.. and was not arrested. we have breaking news. police are investigating a reported bomb threat against the gop headquaters in phoenix. the threat came in around 3:20. at this hour.. police are still lookng for anything unusual in the building. this comes just two days after
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was firebombed. powerful winds... brought down a big covering.... in henderson... now... people are scared..... to walk outside... worried..... more could collapse. 13 action news reporter.... parker collins has the story... you'll only see here. 14:40:51-14:41:21 the winds have been incredibly strong this awning was knocked over by them and you can see how large and heavy it is if you take a look at its base it looks kind of rusted along these poles here take vo at 14:41:04 a lot really helped this come down this happened yesterday afternoon it's worrying a lot of people thankfully this time it didn't hurt anybody it didn't damage any cars but a lot of people think more awnings could go if more strong winds happen over here take sot katrina cope, witness 16:09:23-16:09:29 "anybody could have been under there they could have been opening their truck and getting in their trunk and they totally would have been smashed" 14:43:15-14:43:30 you can see the base that would be underground is all rusted out and another concern these wires here they were torn when this collapsed these don't have
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and that could be a real hazard parker collins in henderson 13 action news. adlib let's go to chief meteorologist bryan scofield and '13 first alert weather.' east. we have one more system to deal this one will only bring breezy winds tomorrow and wednesday as it is a fairly weak system. however, it will help reinforce the cooler air that was dragged into the area by previous systems. expect gusts to 25mph on tuesday night and wednesday. highs will top out in the low 80s both days with lots of sunshine. high pressure will then take over the forecast through the weekend, which means warmer temps and light winds. expect highs in the mid 80s by
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we'll get a little breeze on saturday as system passes well to our north. by sunday afternoon we'll start to see some cloud cover well ahead of a system of a pacific system off the west coast. the cloud cover will thicken on monday and that will drop highs temps to the mid 80s for the start to the workweek. here at 13 action news we want all kids in las vegas to be
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for kids drive is underway. and once again th partner is tropical smoothie. please donate gently used or new children's coats at any tropical smoothie cafe. to find a location near you go to ktnv dot com or tropical smoothie dot com. thanks to the salvation army. as the temperatures start to get colder, they'll distribute the coats to families in need. and a big thanks to tropical smoothie cafe, a proud sponsor of action news and this community project. some new technology is giving doctors a chance to learn how
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realistic robot is able to give them a challenge. local doctors are learning how to treat victims following an i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. narrator: 2013: joe heck votes to shut down the government, risking vital services
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but as federal employees like air traffic controllers worked 16 days without pay, joe heck continues to cash his paycheck... even as 244 members of congress refused their pay. joe heck says he deserves it.
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active shooter situation.. and they're getting some help from an amazing robot. the robot.... named "hal"..... is so realistic... it can talk....
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hal operates continuously from a scene..... to the ambulance and emergency room. and... its condition can change minute by minute..... like a real person. the winds have subsided as the associated system has pushed east. we have one more system to deal with in the short term, but this one will only bring breezy winds tomorrow and wednesday as it is a fairly weak system. however, it will help reinforce the cooler air that was dragged six - an ad from a las vegas gun store is going viral. see how they're capitalizing on the presidential election to try and increase sales, tonight at six. and... here's a look.... at what's coming up in tonight's primetime line-up... right here on abc... at -8-... it's "dancing with the stars"... 10... it's "conviction" and... we will see you tonight for action news... live at -11-...
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stay with us.... for abc's world news.... up next. remember.. we're always on at ktnv.com and on our free ktnv mobile app. we'll see you back here in 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.
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tonight, breaking news. melania trump, breaking her silence, on the audio of donald trump, what he said about women. and what she's now saying about her husband. also, the fbi, the state department and one of hillary clinton's e-mails. was there an offer of quid pro quo? also tonight, the firebomb attack on a campaign headquarters. some calling it political terrorism. police now searching for a suspect. police officers targeted at a starbucks. >> man with a rifle just tried to ambush us at starbucks. >> a suspect in body armor and the takedown, right here tonight. american troops helping the iraqis at this hour. the new and major assault on isis. u.s. air strikes, and isis tonight, putting suicide bombers in cars and sending them in. and an american great. his songs, and his triumph at

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