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after interviewing witnesses - which included construction workers and shoppers - homicide detectives learned the white chevrolet is the victim's car. the victim was seen waiting in the white chevy around 12:30 in the afternoon - when a car witnesses describe as a gray nissan altima drives up to it. up he got into the rear driver side of that vehicle." a reported altercation in the altima leads to gunshots. the altima drives a few feet in the parking lot and then the victim jumps out. "he's seen getting out and having his hands up this is pretty clear from witnesses that was walking by that had and then several more shots are heard and then the vehicle is seen speeding out and then getting on to west cliff and then north on rainbow." "and they were way too fast i tried to get the license plate but it was way do that." police say shootings like this are not unusual - it could be a craigslist robbery
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bad. this time - there are plenty of witnesses to help. "some saw bits and pieces some of them heard it so were going to get through this." police are also looking into surveillance camperas from gas stations and convenience stores around the area to find a license plate number - theyre hoping to have that for us by the end of today. reporting live. a car hit and scooter is killed. . the victim was at a bus stop. we're taking a live look right now - at where it happened - near rancho and lake mead. as you can see - all lanes are closed to traffic while in the investigation continues> let's go live to fox five's les krifaton... who is at the crash scene right now. at this point it's a very active scene
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investgation to learn just what happened. according to preliminary details provided by us by lt. david jacoby with metro, this vehicle traveling eastbound on rancho hit the median between the east and westbound lanes on rancho. the impact caused the tires on the driver's side to deflate. the car then jumped over the median, hitting the bus shelter. " upon going into the wall there was a gentleman in a wheelchair who was struck" according to witnesses the according to witnesses the vehicle had to be lifted off the man who died a short
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hospital. the driver of the car did not appear to be under the influence, according to lt. jacoby. she remained at the scene and is cooperating with police. also at the scene were witnesses police spent the better part of the afternoon interviewing. we'll hear from one of those witnesses at 5:30 rancho remains closed between lake mead and valley drive. metro police expects the road to be closed for at least the next two hours. another man died today after he was shot overnight. it happened around 2-30 this morning... at a
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buffalo. shot he was taken to u-m-c in extremely critical condition. investigators believe there was an altercation prior to the shooting - and that the suspect and victim knew each other. no word yet on any arrests. if you have either of these shootings.... call police or crimestoppers - at 702-385-55-55. unruly behavior kept the woman accused of plowing down people on the strip from entering a courtroom. "screaming in the background" you can hear screams in the courtroom when lakeisha holloway was expected in court. district attorney steve wolfson was there-- and so were her attorneys... but because she started yelling, she was never escorted into the courtroom. the judge scheduled another hearing for february 18th. the "marinello school of beauty" said it has ceased operations at two las vegas schools. one is near
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nellis... and the other near sunset and mountain vista. according to the department of education - the two locations had 209 active students. the department says it discovered violations - such as requesting federal aid for students based on invalid high school diplomas - students for excessive overtime. marinello said the withheld funds from students for two months - and would not let the to waht it called unfounded allegations. in a letter to students - the school said it did everything in its power to avoid the outcome. the school said it is working on partnerships with other schools to help students finish coursework. marinello also closed schools in california. about 800 employees are affected by the closures. some nevada army guard members are staying prepared. a major exercise out at nellis brought a simulated emergency to life, complete with victims and damaged buildings. a "cerf-p" team attends to all chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and
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it includes about 200 specially trained soldiers and airmen who work in hazardous situations. today they simulated the aftermath of an earthquake... showing their rescue skills in a pile of rubble. " we can go in and find victims and trapped civilians, extract them we have the equipment and tools if there is a contaminant we have a decontamination area," the team can remove fuel, airborn contaminates and triage patients as well. they're called most often to assist firefirefighters and paramedics. more shopping and convention space.... is coming to las vegas. county commissioners on wednesday - approved two new projects on the strip. the wynn is planning a two- story shopping center. no timetable or additional details about the expansion to the property have been announced. in addition... the s-l-s intends to open a three- story building with a pool on top as a convention space.
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the strip .. more construction is planned. this time near the las vegas motor speedway. this is where an investment company plans to build this 18- million dollar, 125-room hotel. it will be a starwood hotel. construction should begin in july .. and take about a year to complete. toss to weather plenty of sun over the next week and temperatures increase as a result. a warmer morning in store for us friday with 38 degrees, then mostly sunny with a high of 58. we'll see full sun and highs at average and above for the weekend. we'll see 61 on saturday, then 66 on sunday. a little warmer into next week as we'll see 68 monday, then around 70 degrees tuesday through
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faraday future, hyperloop, switch...big things are happening in southern nevada. but is this growth here to stay? fox 5's miguel martinez-valle spoke to experts to find out... from the governor to city officials it kinda seems like everyones talking about a new nevada, an improved nevada... some are even saying we're going through a boom... big projects are bringing in thousands of jobs, and developers are being encouraged to build houses for the incoming workers... but some are more
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the recession is really over. "as a state we were hammered pretty hard, and a lot of people say never again... so i can understand the reticence to jump back in to the next rally if you will." unlike the boom of the mid 2000's experts are saying this time around, nevada's boom is for the long run. i spoke to those experts about southern nevada's jobs and even travelled to reno to see what's going on up there, i'll have the full story for you tonight at ten. the so-called "most hated man in before congress. shkreli said - and about the price of drugs - that left lawmakers frustrated. the president "faith"... and "fear"... during his final national prayer breakfast in office. and - donald trump and ted cruz... trade insults on the campaign trail. you're watching fox5 news at 5. local. las vegas
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lawmakers not getting much from martin shkreli... and man nicknamed - quote "the most hated man in america". the former pharmaceutical c-e-o came under fire for dramatically hiking the price of a life-saving drug. as rich edison reports on today's testimony.... or lack of it... on capitol hill.
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most hated man in america.... and martin shkreli seemed to only reinforce that image at a congressional hearing on drug pricing. the former turing pharmaceuticals c- e-o smirking, rolling his eyes, and repeatedly refusing to answer questions. chaffetz says: "..what do you say to that sick, old, pregnant woman who might have aids, no income and she needs daraprim in order to survive. what do you say to her when she has to make that choice. what do you say to her? shkreli says: "..on the advice of council i invoke my fifth amendment privilege against self incrimination and respectfully decline to answer your question." the 32-year-old's company raised the price of a drug that treats hiv patients from 13 dollars and fifty cents to 7- hundred-50 dollars a pill. that's a more than 5-thousand percent increase. shkreli's lawyer advised his client refuse to answer questions, and later defended his client's actions. brafman says: "..he did not intend to show any disrespect, he was listening intently and some of what you saw was
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shkreli has spoken plenty outside the hearing room, speaking with the fox business network this week. shkreli says: ".. i think it's nothing more than an advertisement for some congressmen that want to get some votes and some cheap publicity off of my name." (on cam tag) shkreli -- was arrested for securities fraud in a separate case. he continues to blast lawmakers... tweeting it's, quote, "hard to accept that these imbeciles represent the people in our government." in washington, rich edson, fox news. martin shkreli's lawyer tried to interupt today's hearing... to speak on behalf of his client. (benjamin brafman/attorney for martin shkreli) "mr. chairman, may i be recognized for a moment?" (rep. jason chaffetz/(r) utah) "no. no, you will not -- no, you are not allowed, under the house rules, you have not been sworn in." (benjamin brafman/attorney for martin shkreli) "i understand but he [rep. trey gowdy] is making illegal arguments." (rep. jason chaffetz/(r) utah) "you are not recognized. you are not recognized and you will be seated." at another point in the hearing... martin shkreli was scolded by a congressman - when it appeared he wasn't paying attention. donald trump.... used some salty
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for the g-o-p presidential nomination. "these people, i'd like to use really foul language, i won't do it. i was going to say they're full of , but i won't say that. no it's true! it's true." trump is looking to bounce back from a second place finish in the iowa caucus... with a victory in the new hampshire primary. ted cruz... who came out on top in iowa... says donald trump is just frustrated. "donald trump is very rattled right now. he told the entire world he was going to win iowa and he didn't win. and his reaction is he got very angry. new hampshire holds its primaries on monday. as for the democrats... both hillary clinton and bernie sanders took part in a new hampshire town hall meeting for c-n-n. clinton was put on defense... for taking big money for delivering speeches. (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) look i
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lots of groups, i told them what i thought, i answered questions. (anderson cooper/host) but did you have to be paid $675,000 ? (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) well i don't know that's what they offered. you know every secretary of state that i know has done that. (anderson cooper/host) well that's when they are out of office and not running for office again. you must have known. (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) to be honest, i wasn't i wasn't committed to running, i didn't know whether i would or not. (anderson cooper/host) you didn't think you were going to run for president? (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) i didn't. a new poll gives sanders a solid lead in new hampshire. we'll have more the town hall... later in the newscast. after a short break ... we are about to see a lot more of the presidential campaigns in the valley.. and it starts with president bill clinton tomorrow. the former president is scheduled to campaign for his wife, hillary, tomorrow at the united brotherhood of carpenters international training center at 7:15 tomorrow night. then plans on going to pahrump saturday to campaign for hillary at manse elementary school at 9:45 in the morning.
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.. but you need to sign up in advance through the clinton campaign web site. president obama... discusses his faith at the national prayer breakfast in washington d-c this morning. "faith is the great cure for fear." it's the final time he will speak as president... at the annual nondenominationa l gathering. he says fear can lead to despair - and feed selfish impulses. the president says faith and jesus are good cures for fear. it is a primal emotion, fear. one that we all experience. and it can be contagious - spreading through societies and through nations. if we let it consume us, the consequences of that fear can be worse than any outward threat."
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breakfast is co- chaired by members of congress. it gives people across the political spectrum a chance to talk about how faith has shaped their lives. president obama also spoke about tolerance for different just yesterday... he visited a mosque.... for the first time in the united states- since taking office. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty plenty of sun over the next week and temperatures increase as a result. a warmer morning in store for us friday with 38 degrees, then mostly sunny with a high of 58. we'll see full sun and highs at average and above for the weekend. we'll see 61 on saturday, then 66 on sunday. a little warmer into next week as we'll see 68 monday, then around 70 degrees tuesday through thursday. plenty of sun over the next week and
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plenty of sun over the next week and temperatures increase as a result. a warmer morning in store for us friday with 38 degrees, then mostly sunny with a high of 58. we'll see at average and weekend. we'll see 61 on saturday, then 66 on sunday. a little warmer into next week as we'll see 68 monday, then around 70 degrees tuesday through thursday. plenty of sun over the next week and temperatures increase as a result. a warmer morning in store for us
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degrees, then mostly sunny with a high of 58. we'll see full sun and highs at average and above for the weekend. we'll see 61 on saturday, then 66 on sunday. a little warmer into next week as we'll see 68 monday, then around 70 degrees tuesday through thursday. closed captioning
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a prize of more than 60-million dollars... and no one can seem to find the winning ticket. how the mystery behind a missing lottery winner goes unsolved...
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plus... tesla feeling the heat.... for not creating here in nevada.
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more slowly than first projected. a report issued this week by the nevada governor's office of economic development said there 272 people working at factory - at the end of the year. that's lower than the 700 jobs projected in a 2014 report lawmakers used to approve a one-point-three billion tax incentive package for tesla. the company says it has invested 374-million in capital in nevada so far - below the early prediction of one-billion. the state says the discrepancy is due to tesla building in phases rather than all at once - and says the company still plans to employ 65-hundred people at peak production. the facility also includes an investment by panasonic. the deadline has passed.... for someone to claim a california lottery prize - worth 63 million dollars. the winning "super-lotto plus" ticket had to be delivered to a lottery office by 5 p-m today. otherwise - the money will be forfeited to the
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sold in august - at a 7-eleven store in los angeles. weeks - and then months - passed with no one claiming the prize. frequent shoppers at the store have been double-checking... and triple- checking... their tickets. "no, i can't find that ticket. for some reason, that ticket went bye bye." i got in the car, drove home, came back, they have the cameras on me i'm all excited...checking the tickets and all losers (laughs)." a lawsuit was filed wednesday by a man who says he turned in the winning ticket but it was rejected as too damaged. lottery officials say there's no evidence of such a claim. there's much
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the second half of fox5 news at 5. a car crashes into a bus stop... leaving a person dead. we'll hear about what happened - during the fatal
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