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after this car crashes through a brick wall. what she was doing riding on the what she was doing riding on the roof. plus... more controversy for president-elect donald trump's cabinet picks. why his pick for defense chief is coming under fire. but first...... a manhunt intensifying today - after a devastating and dange four officers were shot while working - in separate incidents in three different states. in san antonio -- the officer died -- and now police are looking for the killer. abc's elizabeth hur has the latest. sot - "it's disgusting!" sot - "it's not justified." dismayed and disheartened.. sot - "just sort of punched me in my stomach." community members in san antonio are dropping off flowers and leaving thank you notes for detective benjamin marconi..
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police say.. for just doing his job. sot - chief william mcmanus / san antonio police "absolutely feel targeted. i feel we were targeted // i think the uniform was the target. anyone who happened -- first person who happened along was the person he targeted." san antonio police chief.. this is their suspect.. caught on surveillance video at the police station sunday morning.. sot - chief william mcmanus / san antonio police "he asked a question, the clerk said they would help him with that and he hitting marconi, sitting in his patrol car.. twice in the head.. before driving away. through the headquarters parking lot." marconi is one of four officers ambushed this weekend.. in st louis.. another officer, while sitting in his squad car was shot twice in the face.. in florida and in missouri.. two more officers were shot and wounded during a traffic stop. mourn.. to let detective marconi's family know.. they are not alone. sot - "everybody's life matters, so that's why i
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oncam close: in a statement, the marconi family said they are mourning the loss of a wonderful father and a peace officer.. and thanked the community and the country for the outpouring of support. eh, abc news, ny. we have some breaking news. these are live pictures out of san antonio where police have arrested the antonio where police have arrested the suspect wanted in the death of detective benjamin marconi maro down yesterday afternoon -- just outside police headquarters -- while writing a traffic ticket. a busy start to the holiday week for president-elect donald trump -- as he continues to meet with potential cabinet picks. at trump tower today -- one-time presidential rival and
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a possible contender for energy secretary. but it was the meetings with mitt romney and retired general james mattis that grabbed most of the attention. quote "very impressive" -- that's how trump described the man nicknamed "mad dog mattis" -- who is in the running for defense chief. martha raddatz / chief global affairs correspondent/ "good morning america" "mattis has been critical of defense cuts, of announcing draw-downs in afghanistan in advance, and our approach to fighting radical may have issues with where he stands on women in combat." oklahoma governor mary fallin and newt gingrich are also the schedule today and more tomorrow -- before mister trump departs for his home in florida for thanksgiving. we have some breaking news. a tsuanmi warning has been issued off the coast of japan. evacuations have been ordered for several cities. this after a magnitued
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this is the same area where a nuclear power plant was destroyed by a huge tsunami following an earthquake in 2011. right now -- a live look outside across the valley. a slight chill in the air today. we have team coverage with 13 first alert meteorologist karla huelga up on mount charleston. but first let's check in with chief meteorologist bryan scoffield. bryan. today, showers, heavy clouds and snow are expected to the thanks to support from our upper level low that hovers over cal-nev-ari, the cold front coming from the pacific northwest is yielding a 50% chance for showers within the valley this morning and snow chances at 90% starting 7000 ft and above. rain and snow chances are at their highest from 4am to 10am with these chances then dropping to 25% 11am through 4pm. after that, the front will have passed and we will begin a clear of clouds through the
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showers are not expected to be severe but a range of drizzle
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is expected. minor pooling may be an issue but for the most part, slick wet roads will be the main concern. snowfall since yesterday to the high elevations could reach an accumulation of 1-3 inches by the end of today so lee canyon and the rest of the mountain peaks should appear white; blanketed with snow. temperatures remain in the low an and into the weekend but mainly incredible! right now -- flooding causing overton. chopper 13 fast and first over the scene earlier today. an action news viewer sending us these pictures after it started flooding from some early morning rains. 13 action news investigative reporter stephanie zepelin is there now -- getting a closer look at the damage. we'll bring you an update on later editions of 13 action news. a street race involving a
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the rider in that crash rear ended a toyota -- and is now in critical condition. police say the driver was arrested for dui -- a female passenger was also injured. a man crashes a car into a wall -- with a woman hanging off the roof only on thirteen action news... a witness tells parker collins what he heard right before the impact. 23:11:04-23:11:29 the car came up over the sidewalk and went trhough this wall yo some of the debris it left behind and you can see straight through that wall the car was going pretty fast. take vo at 23:11:14 police say the man behind the wheel and the woman who was clinging onto that car were in some sort of fight witnesses say that woman was just screaming but this didn't last just a few seconds this woman was on the hood of that car for several blocks take sot russel allen, witness 21:36:55-21:37:02 "like i said she was hanging on the hood of the vehicle that hit that wall amazingly police say that woman will survive near joe brown and
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a couple gets the shock of their lives when they suddenly see flames shooting from the back of their truck. (roxsane harden, toys "r" us customer): "sparks and smoke coming from inside of the box, like fire, it was hot." their warning to parents -- before you do that holiday shopping. plus... more problems for samsung after more reports of exploding phones. so are other samsung products safe? what the company says now. you breaking news fast and first. and a look at today's closing numbers.. the dow was up 89 points -- closing at 18,957
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caught on fire -- and burned down their actual truck the couple was on their way home from toys r us -- when the "12-volt tonka mighty wheels dump truck" suddenly exploded -- and was on fire in the bed of their truck. (roxsane harden, toys "r" us customer): "i said we gotta pull over, we gotta get out of this truck. so we pulled over, flames start shooting." (butted with) (delmond harden, toys "r" us customer): "the officer, when he looked on, he said, the flames looked, appeared to be
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yeah, it was pretty shocking. thankfully, no one was hurt -- but the truck is destroyed. toys r us says it will not be selling the tonka truck until they finish their investigation. samsung is doing damage control on its galaxy smartphones. new reports have surfaced that other galaxy s-7 devices have also burst into flames -- similar to what happened with the note-7's. last month -- samsung stopped selling the galaxy note-7 phone after failing to correct a problem that caused the devices now -- samsung is trying to reassure customers other devices in the same family are safe, despite customer complaints. a contact 13 warning before you do that holiday shopping. some fake shopping apps are making the rounds -- designed to rip you off and steal your personal information. the one thing you can do right now to protect yourself. plus... a frantic rescue at sea. a fishing boat begins sinking -- forcing the coast guard into action. their harsh words for the
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where you get breaking news fast and first. stay with us. right now -- 4 people are
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sinking fishing boat off the coast of cape cod. due to poor weather conditions and choppy waves -- the boat began to take on water. once the captain of the boat
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down -- the coast guard stepped in to rescue the fishermen on board. :13"they hit rock the ledge and must have put a hole in the boat, obviously, and they were starting to take on water..." butt with (clint allen,towboat us) "they shouldn't have been in the area ...navigational error." all crew members are safe -- but the coast guard says the capitain of the ship seemed very disoriented and sick. roads are now back open in youngtown ohio -- after a massive 40 car pileup. police say it took them hours road before allowing traffic through. icy roads and windy conditions are being blamed for the pileup. it all began with just one car losing control -- and rear ending the driver in front -- causing a chain reaction. 0:43 full speed all these cars were just coming..swinging crashing...this is the wildest thing i've ever seen 0:51 more snow is on the way --and officials in that area are urging people to stay home this week if they do not need to be
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the first major snowstorm of the year is slamming folks back east. it couldn't come at worse time the thanksgiving travel rush is underway. white-out conditions stretching from michigan to pennsylvania. in some spots -- temperatures plunged more than 30-degrees in less than 24- hours. upstate new york could see 20-inches of snow by tomorrow morning. meanwhile -- parts of minnesota are still digging out from over a foot of fresh powder let's go to 13 first alert scofield. bryan. today, showers, heavy clouds and snow are expected to the valley and surrounding areas! thanks to support from our upper level low that hovers over cal-nev-ari, the cold front coming from the pacific northwest is yielding a 50% chance for showers within the valley this morning and snow chances at 90% starting 7000 ft and above. rain and snow chances are at their highest from 4am to 10am with these chances then
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4pm. after that, the front will have passed and we will begin a clear of clouds through the night. showers are not expected to be severe but a range of drizzle activity to short bursts of heavy rain is expected. minor pooling may be an issue but for the most part, slick wet roads will be the main concern. snowfall since yesterday to the high elevations could reach an accumulation of 1-3 inches by the end of today so lee canyon and the rest of the mountain peaks should app blanketed with snow. high temperatures will range between 60 and 65 degrees with a breeze 5-15 mph and gusts around 20 so do bundle up! temperatures remain in the low and mid 60s through the holiday and into the weekend but mainly sunny skies will return by tuesday and hold through this saturday so your thanksgiving day and black friday will be incredible! 60s through the holiday and into the weekend but mainly sunny skies will return by tuesday and hold through this saturday so your thanksgiving day and black friday will be
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a potential holiday travel nightmare may have been 60 and 65 degrees with a breeze 5-15 mph and gusts around 20 so do bundle up! temperatures remain in the low and mid 60s through the holiday and into black friday will be incredible! a potential holiday travel a o nightmare may have been
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nightmare may have been averted. the hundreds of workers at chicago's o'hare airport are changing their plans for a strike. they are still going on strike -- but not until november 29th - after thanksgiving. a rep for the workers said they want to respect all the families who want to be together over the holiday -- so they don't want to ruin their plans. the workers are asking for a raise -- to 15 dollars an hour -- plus union rights. o'hare is one of the busiest ai it's still not clear how this strike could affect travelers. a contact 13 consumer alert this afternoon. before you do your holiday shopping -- beware of some counterfeit apps. according to nevada's attorney general -- apple's app store and google play -- have seen a recent surge in fake apps. these apps impersonating well- known stores like zappos, dillard's, dollar tree and more. these fake apps -- can steal your credit card or banking information. one easy safety measure you can take -- check your favorite
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finding the right balance between work and home life can be difficult for mothers. enter the momtreprenuers. they're taking the work-from-home idea to a whole new level. but there's a new twist they're throwing into the mix. you're watching 13 action news, where you get breaking news fast and first.
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but for thousands of women -- it's become an option for those who want to work but still have flexibility. abc's kare look at a growing trend. nats: "do you want a sandwich? elizabeth wadsworth is a momtrepreneur. sot - elizabeth wadsworth, momtrepreneur: "i work for plexus worldwide a plant based supplement company the word momtrepreneur may be unfamiliar?but you've probably seen their work in action on facebook or instagram. . sot - elizabeth wadsworth, momtrepreneur: "i'll send out a message and say hi i've been doing this a long time and the products really great and i would love to share more with you if your interested it's like tupperware or mary
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like beautycounter...lularoe...and stella and dot. skin care company rodan and fields says it has around 150,000 independent consultants and reported a revenue of 626.9 million in 2015. a momtrepreneur is likely to be in their 30s or 40s, a woman who wants to work...but have flexibility. sot - marleme morris towns, georgetown university: "it allows people to do a lot of when their kids are sleeping or after they finish their 9- 5 jobs. sot - elizabeth wadsworth, momtrepreneur: "this just fits in when there's time it's hard work, a lot of hustling - and not always lucrative. rodan and fields reports that the average annualized income for one of their sales distributors was around 31-hundred dollars. tri cameron sold lia sophia jewelry.
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sot - tri cameron, momtrepreneur: "sometimes it got tiresome just because you're constantly on social media and i am not a social media type of person. i'd rather like to interact one on one. o/c bridge: when you're scrolling through facebook or instagram it can feel at times like you just cant escape a family! sot - mos: "i've bought of work she can do forever, 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 giving. you'll find donation bins around the valley. the complete list is at ktnv dot com. the las vegas rescue mission will give away all the gifts.. findlay toyota, nevada coin mart and zippy shell are proud sponsors of 13 action news and the 13 days of giving.
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news live at 3-30... including as president-elect donald trump gets ready to take office -- new questions over his potential conflicts of interests with his businesses. is he violating the constitution? plus... the election may be over -- but campaign signs contiue to litter the valley. what's being done to cleanup these eyesores from your neighborhood.
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new concerns over donald trump the businessman. could he be impeached if he doesn't separate the two plus... a new twist in an already bizarre case. what we're now learning about the woman accused of stealing a newborn baby -- and killing her mother. but first... police across the country are reeling -- after multiple, unrelated ambush-style attacks on officers. they include a deadly shooting in san antonio texas -- where

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