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I-Team: Murdered Teacher's Children Fight to Get her SUV Back

LAS VEGAS -- The children of murdered school teacher Mary Beth Franta are speaking out for the first time. Their mother is dead, their father is accused of her murder and now they have been hit with a huge bill.

Their mother's vehicle, which police suspect transported her body, has been sitting in a local tow yard since mid-November. The towing company wants several thousand dollars to release it to Franta's children.

Late last year, Brandon and Ashley Franta effectively lost both of their parents. Police found their mom's body in a desert lot and arrested their dad for her murder. In the months that have followed, 24-year-old Brandon has assumed responsibility for his parent's affairs.

Brandon Franta last saw his mom's car in late October during his dad's birthday weekend. Now, it sits in a fenced off part of The Ewing Brother's tow yard.

BREAKING NEWS: Motorcycle Accident Closes Road

LAS VEGAS -- A serious accident involving a car and a motorcycle has resulted in police closing northbound traffic on Lindell Rd. at Pioneer Ave.

The crash happened about 2:45 p.m. Police say the motorcyclist was trapped under the car after the crash. The motorcyclist and driver of the car were both transported to University Medical Center with serious injuries.

Teen in a Coma After Accident, Cited for Jaywalking

LAS VEGAS -- A 13-year-old girl is recovering after being hit by a car. The accident happened Tuesday afternoon and the girl's mother says she is in a medically induced coma. But while at the hospital, her mother was given a ticket because her daughter was jaywalking.

The accident happened at Durango and Rochelle. Takara Davis was walking home from school when she was hit. Police won't speak about the case, saying it's an ongoing investigation, but witnesses say the teen was lagging behind friends when she was crossing the street.

"Every time they come in, they say that the bleeding hasn't stopped on the brain. She's got no feeling or movement on her left side at all," said the Davis' mother Kellie Obong.

Juvenile Hit by Vehicle

LAS VEGAS -- Metro police are investigating an accident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle on Durango Dr. near Rochelle Ave.

Police say a juvenile was taken to University Medical Center in serious condition. Northbound and southbound Durango was blocked to traffic as police investigated.

Las Vegas Braces for Freezing Holiday Weekend

LAS VEGAS -- Winter weather is bringing a chill to the valley. The cold weather is arriving just as Las Vegas gets ready to welcome thousands for New Year's Eve. But it also has valley residents cranking up the heat in their homes and that could be dangerous.

Freezing temperatures are expected to hit the valley on Thursday night and return Friday and Saturday evenings.

This kind of cold weather puts medical and fire personnel on high alert. It is also the time of year when carbon monoxide poisoning and hypothermia cases goes up. According to Dr. Dale Carrison with University Medical Center, their emergency room gets at least one carbon monoxide poisoning case a week. A lot of that stems from the way residents try to heat their homes.

Free Rides Offered to Tipsy Drivers on New Year's Holiday

LAS VEGAS -- New Year's Eve revelers who have too much to drink will have some options when it comes to getting a safe ride home.

AAA Nevada is offering its Tipsy Tow service to drinking drivers from 6 p.m. on New Year's Eve until 6 a.m. on New Year's Day.

The free service will provide one-way transportation for the driver and vehicle to the driver's home.

"We want everyone to ring in the New Year by having fun and enjoying the evening with friends and family," said AAA spokesperson Michael Geeser. "But we want everyone to do it safely and responsibly."

Drivers, party hosts, bartenders and restaurant managers can call (800)222-4357 (AAA-HELP) for a free tow of up to 10 miles.

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada is also offering free transit rides on all routes from New Year's Eve at 6 p.m. until 9 a.m. on New Year's Day.

Goodwill Extends Hours for Last Minute Donations

LAS VEGAS -- Goodwill of Southern Nevada is extending its hours of operation on New Year's Eve to help out people who want to make last minute donations.

More than 30 Goodwill locations will stay open until 10 p.m. on Friday. Every donor will get a receipt for tax purposes.

Goodwill is expecting more than 10,000 people to make donations during the final week of the year.