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it's been the rainiest day in las vegas since june 30th.. and it may not be finished. let's go to 13 first alert chief meteorologist bryan scofield in the weather center with the latest. shower activity will become more scattered and gradually diminish through the rest of today, as the system pushes east of the area. high pressure will then build into the area and bring warmer temps to the area. (bryan tosses to stephanie) (stephanie tosses back to bryan)
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have played a role in a crash the rain-slickened roads may have played a role in a crash that made for a rough commute chopper 13.. fast and first over a jack-knifed big rig. several lanes of traffic were closed until the scene could be cleared.. which caused backups for miles in both directions. this just in...rainy weather affecting beaches in southern californina. take a look at these clouds captured from a helicopter in orange county today. you can see the rain bands up
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overnight and into this morning. that lightning shutting down the pier and beach in huntington beach this evening. and more rain is on the way. new at six.. a company in charge of a lot of school lunches in clark county may be toast. according to some workers.. the owner bailed last week leaving them with with empty pockets.. and students with potentially empty stomachs. 13 action news reporter tom george explains. (take pkg) well this here is one of several schools in the valley that signed contracts employees today say they've tried to call and hasn't been paid there's a lot of people.. lot of people involved in this and he just disappeared new to vegas, james ojeda found his first new job in town after he charter schools. my job was to coordinate everything and try schools are contacting me so i was the main contact and i would shop for -- including how much to pay his 7 person crew. oh it was just real quick we
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forced to create a menu from scratch... you're gonna have bbq or hot dogs or pasta but there's no recipe book no calorie count or nothing for the kids. and after weeks of hard work... employees said they weren't paid after that everything was shady and i tried to hang in there see if it would get better by it got worse.. ojeda says he tried everything... when he tried his bosses secretary... she said i no longer work with of james eventually ojeda and many of the others quit... he got an email from his boss james davis calling him gutless for quitting but still no money... turns out davis is a hard man to track down... we called the number on his lunch menu... and website... and even his cell -- no answer leaving employees and schools on the hook... they don't know what they're gonna do tomorrow... now the good news is most of the schools were able to make other arrangements to get kids the food that they ordered but
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company - some say they had to get other jobs to make ends meet in north las vegas tom george 13 action news and here's the real kicker. employees say.. when they tried to find the owner after last friday's no- show.. they learned he'd reportedly done the same thing in other states. new at -6-... a -13- action news viewer.... sounding the alarm!! "just walks off with the package like it's nobody's business" it's a type of crime... that punch..... to unsuspecting homeowners... especially.... as we get closer.... to the holidays. 13 action news reporter..... gina lazara has videos sent in..... from two viewers.... of "porch pirates".... being caught in the act. in this new 'caught on camera' video....sent in by a 13 action news viewer who lives near pecos and owens... you can see a ups delivery truck pull up....and drop off a package in front of this home "shortly after he delivers it, you see this lady in the white t-shirt hop out of the
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"just walks off with the package like it's nobody's business" the homeowner is certain the alleged thief and her accomplice were following the ups truck before committing the crime. "ups driver put the package behind the security door where no one could see it so i know they are following the ups truck" this isn't the only video we've seen like this recently either. just the other day we showed where the alleged criminal was following a fed ex truck and got off with this giant package. "it feels like someone comes into your castle, you feel secure and then someone walks in and takes what they want." david says he is nervous to order packages for this exact reason. he has some words for the thieves. "pretty gutsy and you're gonna get yours. what goes around comes around" i reached out to ups and this is what they told me. ship your packages to work if you can.
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package like in the back yard or in a shed....they should listen. reporting near pecos and owens gina lazara 13 action news. sent from my iphone a modest lead for hillary clinton in our new exclusive 13 action news- rasmussen poll. our latest survey.. taken after the debate.. shows clinton with a 4- point lead over donald trump in nevada. that's just outside the margin of 3.5% margin of error. libertarian gary johnson coming in with 5-percent of the vote from those polled. it also means.. going into the final two weeks of the campaign.. one of the most important swing between dr. joe heck and catherine cortez masto.. which is one of the most important races in the u-s. for more information on our exclusive ktnv-rasmussen polls.. just go to a band director.... at a valley middle school is without a job...
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why he's being accused of stealing more than.... a thousand dollars..... from the pockets of students!!! plus.. a man says there are some unwanted pests in his apartment but his landlords aren't doing anything about it.. so he turned to us. but wait 'til you hear the twist when we talked to management. it's hard to make the past dissappear, but danny tarkanian is trying. he'd rather you forget about all of his failed runs for congress, senate, and secretary of state. the property taxes tarkanian skipped out on for years... the telemarketing scammers he represented... all those fake charities he helped set up. he can try all he wants, but danny tarkanian just can't bury his past.
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he's been battling mice..... crawling all over his apartment.... for the last -3- months... and now... his daughter's future..... may be hanging in the balance..... if this problem isn't solved. when "you ask... we investigate". contact 13 investigative reporter stephanie zepelin spoke to the man at his home near charleston and bruce. 19.23.00 the viewer who called us says he has 14 days to fix the problem that he says management has been trying to fix for three months 07 after
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everything trying to get the mice to go, but they're not going 04.14 ag and to make matters worse, he says the state is telling him he has 14 days to get rid of protective services about the mice. 19.05.14 they explained to me 15 at this point, if they cannot fix it within the next forteen days, that's my only choice 19 is to just get up and leave and move 22 aarons says the management has tried to get rid of the it's not working. 19.04.17 i think that even if we kill one, there's still going to be two more that make ten 04.21...23 and we just can't do nothing about it, it's out of our hands 25 and now it's threatening the life of my daughter 04.28 management at hidden village refused to talked with us on camera. 19.22.02 hi my name's stephanie im from channel 13, do you have a manager in? 05 i am the manager, i was told to say no comment involving this story 10 but when we called again later, they told us they are evicting aaron because his neighbors
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now he is trying to see if he can get out of there without paying november rent so he can get a new place. soc. and... we'd like to thank aaron.... for contacting us.... about the problem... if you have a story..... you'd like us to investigate... just send us an e-mail.... to and... be sure to include.... your phone number. an all-out manhunt is underway in oklahoma for a man who killed two people and wounded two police officers.. and documented his getaway on social media. and... an urgent warning.... how a new study is revealing..... your phone battery.... could kill you! putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. planned parenthood should absolutely be defunded. and congressman hardy said he supported trump 100%.
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and hardy fought to defund planned parenthood, just like trump. ruben kihuen respects women. kihuen fought for equal pay for equal work. and ruben kihuen will protect our right to make our own health decisions.
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theft. according to police.. justin klarer was responsible for taking more than 12-hundred dollars for a school trip. investigators say he admitted he has a gambling problem and used the money to gamble and pay bills. last may.. ccsd officials reassigned klarer from arbor view high school.. sparking a protest from parents and students. ccsd says klarer has now resigned. a massive manhunt underway in oklahoma tonight for a man accused of killing two people and shooting t then documenting his escape on facebook. (facebook) sot - michael vance / suspect "i'm about to steal another car like, right now!" the officers were responding to the double murder when they say michael vance started shooting at them.. wounded one officer in the foot.. the other in the leg. they returned fire and hit vance twice.. but he was still able to escape in a stolen police car. police say vance was recently being released from jail on charges of sexual assault on a
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dangerous.. and could be deliberately trying to spread a communicable disease. the valley mother..... accused of leaving her gun out...... leading to a toddler being shot..... appeared in court today.... for the first time. the judge set bail for shaletres townsend.... at 1-hundred-thousand dollars. according to police... townsend left her gun on a chair..... where children were playing.... when the gun fired.... hitting a -4- year-old girl. head... but... is expected to survive. townsend faces one count of child neglect.... with substantial bodily harm. a 13 action news update.... to a deadly crash.... over the weekend. n-h-p now saying... an unsafe lane change..... led to a driver's death.... on the eye-15.... at sunset. troopers say.... a toyota camry was sideswiped by a van... causing it to crash.... into the median. this is.... the aftermath of the crash. the -46- year-old driver of the camry..... was pronounced dead at hte scene.. and... a passenger was taken to u-m-c....
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fled the scene. turning now to our weather.. and this is a good sign that winter is right around the corner. the spring mountains got dusted with snow this morning in the higher elevations. around the las vegas valley though.. it's just been rain and lightning. shower activity will become more scattered and gradually diminish through the rest of today, as the system pushes east of the area. hi will then build into the area and bring warmer temps to the area. expect highs in the low 80s tomorrow, then mid 80s on wednesday and thursday with partly cloudy skies each afternoon. a series of systems will start
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the first system will bring push of cloud cover on friday, with slight chances for rain and breezy winds by the afternoon/evening. high temps will drop to the low 80s for friday and the weekend. saturday we will be between systems, but still have a shot at showers with the residual moisture. skies will also stay mostly cloudy over the weekend. by sunday, drop and the wind will increase ahead of the next system, which will roll through sunday night through monday morning. at this point it looks like gusts to about 35- 40mph on sunday. this system will bring a bigger cool-down with high temps dropping to the mid 70s on monday and the winds
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residual moisture. skies will also stay mostly cloudy over the weekend. by sunday, chances for rain drop and the wind will increase gusts to about 35- 40mph on sunday. this system will bring a bigger (bryan back to desk) a new shocking study tonight... about the lithium-ion how researchers say... it could be damaging.... your health. plus.. a teacher in need of a new kidney gets some unexpected help. find out what her students are doing to save her life. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen and i approved this message.
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woman: and danny tarkanian wants to join them. man: he is proud to call himself a "tea party radical." man: he wants to privatize social security... woman: ...just like them. woman: risking social security benefits on wall street. man: danny tarkanian would raise the retirement age... woman: just like the tea party republicans in congress. man: they would take away what we've paid for out of every paycheck.
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smartphone... is giving off toxic gases!!! researchers say... they identified..... more than -1- hundred toxic gases... including carbon monoxide. dangers include...... strong skin irritations... inflamed eyes... and nasal passages... even possible death. and researchers say... batteries emit..... more toxic gases during and
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an alaska and virgin america merger... is being challenged... in a class action lawsuit. a group of fliers... and travel agents... have come together claiming... the deal... would lessen.... airline competition... causing fares and fees to take off. a u-s district court judge says... he'll hear the case... after the justice department makes its a decision... on the propsed deal. and... don't forget... if you have a consumer issue... contact 13's call for action is with a consumer problem. our hotline number is.... 702- 368-22-55. this year's world series will be one for the history books.. and so will the ticket prices. game one between the chicago cubs and the cleveland indians is tomorrow night.. and a ticket for that game in cleveland is averaging 31-hundred dollars right now. ticket prices for the games at wrigley field are more than double the previous world series record.. going for about 72-hundred
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teachers are the ones who take care of their students. but in denver.. it's the other way around. kumasi aaron shows us what some students have done to help a teacher get a new kidney.. and how its part of a larger effort to save lives. take nat: 12:17:21-27 can i have hugs? i've missed you guys so much! just don't hurt me i'm fragile. these are more than hugs... take nat: "molly with students" these are a teachers treasured moments. molly wright kidneys failed after complications during childbirth. she'd been on dialysis, but after weeks with no improvement, doctors suggested knew in the back of my head that i wanted to see him grow up and i don't think i ever take nat: 00:02:25-30 ((video from school)) "molly teaching students" not knowing the students she taught p.e. every day would take the idea and run. courtney habermehl / student 12:46:26-34 it was kind of something like we weren't sure what to do at first but with a little motivation then we were
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they held a rally, made posters and handed out flyers to get the word out. they even created this video. take nat: 00:12:15-18 "help find molly a kidney" in just months, a woman molly didn't even know stepped forward, donating her kidney. logan rozelle / student 12:54:31-38 we had a feeling like 33 we accomplished it and we help somebody and it just take nat: 10:43:22-24 it's gotten better and better. dr. tom heffron performed molly's surgery, and says more people are becoming living donors. dr. tom heffron / surgical director of presbyterian st lukes transplantation 10:43:25-36 one of the things that's changed is that it's great when people die and that it's great when people take nat: "molly with kids" now with her students help molly is living a life renewed. molly wright 12:32:54-33:06 you just hear so much bad about people that when the good comes out it's never told enough. 33:01 how wonderful kids are how wonderful adults are and people are.
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squish my kidney. 40 don't squish my kidney. for the now, i'm kumasi aaron. early voting is underway in nevada and we're getting calls about votes being flipped. next on 13 action news live at 6:30.. we'll check it out and tell you what local elections officials are doing to make sure your vote counts. plus.. living without a budget.... can get you into financial when least expect it. we can help you..... get back in control. the first step to building..... an easy budget.
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more ads from joe heck's billionaires. they're complete garbage. crime dropped over 20% while catherine cortez masto was attorney general. that's why it's cortez masto who's been endorsed by law enforcement, not joe heck. and her crackdown on domestic violence and human trafficking earned the praise of governor sandoval. don't believe joe heck's trash. catherine cortez masto's kept nevada safe. i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. i've seen what can happen as the result of hate. my son matt was murdered in laramie, wyoming, in 1998. he was befriended by two men in a bar who pretended to be gay.
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they robbed him and beat him. they drove matt out to the prairie and tied him to a split-rail fence, then beat him some more and left him for dead. in the aftermath of matt's death, my family saw the best of america in the love and support we were shown. so when i see the hate that donald trump has brought to his campaign for president, it terrifies me. i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. ahh, i don't know what i said, uhh, i don't remember. he's a mexican. i could stand in the middle of fifth avenue 't... words have an influence. violence causes pain. hate can rip us apart. i know what can happen as the result of hate, and donald trump should never be our president. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. 6:30!!!! quick thunder strong, fierce weather today... across our valley. as mother nature unleashes..... plenty of rain and thunder.... .
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me close eye on this storm as it moves through southern nevada. we'll get the latest from bryan scofield in just a moment. first.. we're 3-days in to early voting in nevada.. and we're starting to hear from people.. reaching out to us with concerns about 'vote flipping.' some tell us.... when they went to cast their vote..... for one candidate... the electronic system.... automatically clicked.... a different one. but.... election officials argue.... this sounds like.... user error. they say... there are systems in place..... casting the vote... they want. they went to the end of their ballot, reviewed their ballot that's what they're trained to do, to respond to those types of situations and help the voter make the corrections. there are nearly..... -1- hundred different locations.... across the valley.... where you can vote early. you can find.... a full list.... on k-t-n-v dot com let's take a quick look at these numbes.


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