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live from las vegas. your only choice for live local news right now. with emmy award winner john huck. christine maddela. and weather 24/7 with chief meteoroligist ted pretty. this is fox5 news at 5:30. local las vegas. the nearly month-long standoff between the government -- and armed occupiers of a oregon wildlife refuge - turned deadly last night. the protesters include members of the bundy ranching family - here in southern nevada. they were taken into custody - after a fellow militia member was shot and killed - during a confrontation with federal law enforcement. reid binion has more. (lavoy finicum/protester) "honestly, there are things more important than your life, and freedom is one of them." oregon protester lavoy finicum -- telling n-b-c news that he would rather die than be arrested... tuesday night, finicum was killed... authorities arrested protest leader ammon bundy and several members of the armed group occupying the malheur national
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officials say it started with a traffic stop, and that finicum and bundy's brother - ryan - refused to the bundy ranch claimed on facebook that finicum "had his hands up and was shot 3 times." officials.. haven't commented much beyond saying it's not clear who fired first. ryan bundy suffered minor injuries -- finicum died at the he had been one of the most outspoken members of the armed group... ...that took over the refuge earlier this month to protest federal land policies. "hello america, this is lavoy finicum. we anywhere. we're here to do a job." tuesday's incident ended with ammon and ryan bundy and three followers in federal custody on felony conspiracy charges. three other activists were arrested separately. i'm reid binion, reporting today - law enforcement agencies condemned the actions of the while offering few details on last night's deadly confrontation - citing the ongoing investigation. "it is the actions and choices of the armed occupiers of the refuge that has led us to where we are today. they had to leave the refuge peacefully. and as
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partners have clearly demonstrated, actions are not without consequences." more than eight people who are part of.... or connected to... the militia were taken into custody after the deadly confrontation. two of the protesters arrested.... were members of the bundy ranching family here in nevada. today - the head of the family... cliven bundy.... spoke to fox five's cyndi lundeberg. she joins us live - from the bundy ranch in bunkerville - with their reaction to
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will resume shortly closed captioning will resume shortly "get out of here, get out of here federal government, bring it back to we the people in the state and the county. get out of here federal government and quit killing our people. " cliven bundy tells me his visit with the finicum famiy was very hard today but says theyre doing the best they can in this situation. cliven says they plan to continue
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they will not let lavoy finnicum die in vain. and another one is in the hospital with life threateneing injuries - after a suspected case of drunk driving. fox 5's abby theodros joins us live from rainbow and spring mountain where a violent crash shut down a busy intersection for hours this morning.
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see the police markings showing where the at fault driver blasted through this intersection on a red light and ultimately killing another driver. collision is investigated separately shoot someone thhen you drive away at high speed and end somewhere else, its still investigated as shooting and high speed crash (separate) "devastating, devastating to see how close the vehicle was to the pumps, to find out there was a lady who passed away from the accident " the identity of the deceased woman hasn't been police have told 43 years old. police are still investigating and fatality this year
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intersection... for more than six hours... during the morning commute. a nevada lawmaker... off the hook for a d- u-i conviction. coming up - why a
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a carson city judge has overturned a conviction of "driving under the influence" - for a nevada assemblyman. the nevada appeal reports the judge found that a blood test wasn't admissible evidence against democratic lawmaker richard carrillo. the decision was based on a crime lab technician's testimony that she didn't control all stages of the blood test that found carrillo's blood alcohol content was above the legal limit. deputies say carrillo was found asleep in the driver's seat of his car last february with a loaded gun in his pocket - after leaving a bar near the capitol during the legislative session. the ruling cancels out penalties including 42 hours of community service and 800- dollars in fines. a recent at&t upgrade is causing some 911 calls from cell phones in mesquite... to be rerouted to las vegas. the spectrum of st. george reports that when at&t recently switched from 3g to 4g lte...
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mobile emergency cell phone calls to be sent to the las vegas dispatch center. mesquite officials say callers who reach las vegas should say they are in mesquite and stay on the line. calls will be transferred back to mesquite. rebels fans... are ready to "red out the mack". coming up... a live report from u-n- l-v.... on a display of pride - for the home team tonight. and - we'll tell you about a high school team... banned from competition - for being so good - no one else wants to play against them. your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live local news right
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i was walking home. just picked us up two breakfast croissants for four bucks, when this bear attacked. with one swipe, it devoured one of the croissants. then jack showed up and took care of the beast, so i could escape. and that's what happened to your breakfast croissant. and yours? it survived. share it with yourself. freshlycracked egg with ham and bacon,or sausage, get two breakfast croissants forfour bucks. do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much
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this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. the court tonight. rebels fans.... donning team colors.... to "red out" the thomas and mack. that's where we find fox five's kevin bolinger... with more on a big
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closed captioning will resume shortly a high school basketball team in minnesota has been banned from competition - for being "too good"! after building a 3-0 record... the rogers area youth basketball association girls team was barred
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three-on-three tournament this weekend. a letter to parents says the other teams didn't want to play... due to the skill level of "rogers". "three teams are threatening to either forefit the games against us or flat out quit the league. so, for some reason, they kicked us out." "do we take the patriots or the cardinals who are going to the championship game and kick them to the curb because they're too good?" the coach plans to appeal to the league's board - on monday. a strange mystery continues.... in upstate new york. for the past six months.... a recording of the "university of iowa" fight song.... has been heard from a vacant building in niagara falls. a wine bar across the street says it plays for six hours every day... from 3 to 11 p-m. the staff didn't recognize the song... but used the "shazaam" smartphone app to identify it. they have no idea who is playing the music over and over again.
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music on the street wouldn't be bad, but i don't know having the same iowa fight song repeated every 50 seconds that that's necessarily a positive thing." some neighbors have filed complaints - but police haven't been able to reach the owners of the building. the wine bar says the good news is... the music can only be heard outside the business - and isn't loud enough to be heard inside. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty the warm up for us from thursday through saturday is on track with mid to upper 60s expected. saturday afternoon we'll see southwest gusts to 25 mph with increasing clouds. area showers are expected on sunday with the best
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a high of just 58 degrees on sunday. sunday will also feature gusts to 25 mph at times. we keep the chance of showers for at least the first half of monday with stronger gusts to 40 mph possible from the northwest. we'll see highs around 50 with lows around 35 for much of next week. the warm up for us from thursday through saturday is
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expected. saturday afternoon we'll see southwest gusts to 25 mph with increasing clouds. area showers are expected on sunday with the best chance being in the afternoon. we'll see a high of just 58 degrees on sunday. sunday will also feature gusts to 25 mph at times. we keep the chance of showers for at least the first half of monday with stronger gusts to 40 mph possible from the northwest. we'll
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35 for much of next week. closed captioning will resume shortly it's a special day that we can all be proud of.... that we can all be proud of.... we're talking about national chocolate cake day!!! coming up... why production of the popular dessert came to a halt... during world war two. plus - the effort continues - to number of auto- crashes - especially where kids are present. tomorrow on fox5 news this morning metro traffic laws put in
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here's a look at some of the 'all new' stories we are working for fox5 news at six. this is one big cat you don't want to mess with! why this local
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worry for law enforcement. we we're along for a wild ride as a man suspected of trafficking pot.. steals a police car ... with the k-9 still in the back seat! you never need an excuse to eat cake - but here you go... today is national chocolate cake day! the first chocolate cake mix was introduced by the "duff" molasses company in the mid-thirties... but production was halted - due to the rationing of food supplies during world war two. pillsbury and duncan hines would eventually corner the market on do-it- yourself cake mixes in the late forties. and today... the most popular cake is "chocolate". it comes in all sorts of versions.... from "devil's food" to "ding dongs" - and "lava cake". there's also "german chocolate cake" - but it has nothing to do with the country. it was named after "sam german" - a baker in the mid-19th century. thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 6
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live in las vegas fox5 news at 6 starts now. the investigation continues tonight into a deadly crash at a busy west side intersection.. the chain of events that led to a car left mangled... taking the driver's life. the standoff in oregon is hitting home for a southern nevada family.. we talk to cliven bundy about the arrest of two of his sons. and this is one cat you do not want to tangle with. what local law enforcement had to do when this
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