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house... have been cooperating with them. " i talked to her every day, she was teaching me spanish, we would always joke around" police are looking for jaime santana... the 25- year-old they suspect killed wendy rodriguez... rodriguez had been missing since last night... " she went to the bank on cheyenne and rainbow, to get some money and that was the last time anyone had heard from her" bank on cheyenne and rainbow, to get some money and that was the last time anyone had heard from her" friends and family are now mourning someone they call wondefrul... police are looking for santana, who they say drove off with rodriguez's car.... a blue scion " they can't find him, can't get ahold of him, he's the only one with access to the house besides the other two" police say the homeowner called them when he found her body after midnight they found her half
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covered, lying in a pool of blood in a guest room... " there appears to be quite a struggle that went on in that room and she was struck with something" the homeowner didn't know who she was.. but there is still no information on the relationship, if any, between rodriguez and santana... " if this is domestic violence, or if theres some kind of other situation, he just picked her up, that is all un answered questions right now" some neighbors, who decided not to be on camera, say santana has caused p before... one neighbor says he even broke into his home and threatened him with a knife. mmv, ffn, ll take a look at the suspect vehicle one more time... its described as a blue two-door scion... with nevada license plate... 3-7-a-5-6-3. the director of a southern highlands youth facility is under
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he faces charges in a sexual assault case. fox five's eric hilt - is outside the boys and girls club on southern highlands parkway... after talkinig with parents about what happened. closed captioning will resume shortly closed captioning
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andrea young / parent "of course panic because you don't know exactly what happened with a child at the boys and girls club or outside of the club it's fear you never really know who you're leaving your kids with." closed captioning
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we have some breaking news.... metro is on the scene of a standoff... with a person believed to be armed with knives. the call came in around 1-30 this afternoon... at a complex near tropicana and lindell - just west of decatur. we are taking a live look at the scene now. officer are in communication with the person. no word on if anyone has been hurt. people are encouraged to avoid the area for now. an investigation is underway - by child protective services....after a naked 2 year old was found unattended at an apartment complex. it happened near twain and cambridge. fox5s abby theodros is there now - and joins us live with more. a 2yr old child seen running around an apartment complex naked. fox5s abby theodros is at the complex near
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happened.. she has more on what happened i want to toss to some video here of the child and a cps agent at the complex. you can see he was eventually clothed. police tell me a security guard found him a little before 10 this morning. we talked to a witness who saw the ordeal- he didnt want to go on camera but says the family moved in less than a month ago- and its not the first time hes seen young kids from unattended. it seems like 4 to 5 kids there. i see them outside sometimes. i heard her yelling a lot. me and other people who have witnessed the mom locking the children out before and yelling at them to stay outside. 14 metro says no immediate arrests were made because nothing criminal happened. cps is now handling the case-
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the department but they declined to comment. abby - were any arrests made? a british mother is requesting to see her son behind bars as he remains jailed on charges he tried to shoot donald trump here in las vegas. michael sandford's attorneys say the 20-year-old suffers from serious psychological problems and has been on suicide watch in federal custody since the june incident. his trial was postponed until october, but a hearing is now set for august 23rd, so a federal judge can hear lynn sandford's michael sandford pleaded not guilty to disrupting an official function and weapon charges. if convicted, he could face up to 30 years in prison. former president bill clinton - taking part at a presidential forum - inside the colosseum at caesars palace this afternoon. "some of you may be newer americans but you represent the fabric tradition and values of the this country better than some people who have been here a lot longer."
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organized by the asian american journalists association and the asian and pacific islander american vote groups. clinton spoke on behalf of his wife - democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton. former republican governor of new mexico gary johnson is the libertarian nominee for president. he talked about where the money for education should go. "you're actually losing 6 cents for every dollar. leave it in the state of nevada to begin with. nevada will have 6 percent more money to spend on the problem and they're going to have a better idea on how to solve the dropout rate or educational standards than washington d-c. " green party candidate jill stein disgrees with johnson on education - but agrees with him on limiting america's military involvement overseas. "both democrats and republicans continue to spend half of our discretionary budget nearly half of your income taxes on these wars which are not making us safer,
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also attending today's event... utah attorney general sean reyes - as a surrogate for republican presidential nominee donald trump. two big stories in weather today: the perseid meteor showers - and the return of the heat. first, the shooting stars. while the peak of this year's meteor showerr was last night, there should still be plenty overnight tonight. the best way to see the shooting stars is to get out of town - away from city lights. someplace like near lake mead, or mt charleston, or redrock canyon - and just look up. every year around
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planet rthrough dust and debris of the "swift-tuttle" comet and as that debris bounces off our atmosphere, it looks like shooting stars. now to the heat. high pressure returning to the desert southwest will send afternoon highs into near record territory through the weekend and the first few days of next week. it'll be around 110 sunday areas overseas. who could be responsible - for thailand's worst wave of violence - in four years. plus - airline turbulence so
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hospital - after an emergency landing. you're watching fox5 news at 5. local. las vegas
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e ties made?" they have to work, too. these are beautiful ties. they are great ties. the ties are made in where? china? off-camera voice: ?china.? letterman: ?the ties are made in china." [ audience laughter ] firebombs and homemade explosives strike in thailand - killing at least four people - and leaving dozens wounded. tourist areas - including popular beach towns - were targeted. greg palkot has the late violence. (nats - ambulance siren) a country on edge... thailand rocked by a series of explosions... including blasts in three of the nation's most popular tourist destinations... along with beach towns in the southern part of the country. naide says: "there was a bomb right down the street, and we are staying at a hotel just up the road. so it's pretty scary because we don't know if we're going to be able to continue having fun for the rest of the week." in all at least four
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others injured - including foreigners. hilling says: "this morning as i was laying by the pool. we heard two further explosions, quite loud, sounded very close to here." investigators - still trying to determine who is responsible - say the attackers used firebombs and homemade explosives. buttimore says: "i was going to meet my wife in bangkok tomorrow. but i'm actually leaving now because it not a nice atmosphere here right now, you know." americans traveling to or living in thailand are being warned to enroll with the u.s. for security updates. the state department is also warning that u.s. travelers should avoid affected areas...maintain a high level of vigilance...and take appropriate steps to enhance their personal security. naide says: "thailand is paradise, it's a wonderful place, everybody is happy, everybody is safe, but when something like this happens, it makes us realize, you know, we have to worry a little bit." the wave of blasts coming at a time of political instability... just days ago thai voters accepted a military-backed
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the referendum vote has been sparking attacks ever since. (on cam) however, friday's attacks mark the first directed at foreigners. in london, greg palkot , fox news. investigators say the terrorism is based in the country... and not internationally plotted. it's the worst violence to hit the country since a military coup two years ago one person is dead in a fiery explosion in texas today. police say a car crashed into a gas tank sending flames high in the air. about 50 people who live in the area were evacuated. it happened early this morning in killeen...that's about 70 miles north of austin. authorities say the tanker exploded....and the flames spread to a convenience store. a fire truck was also destroyed by the fire. police have not released the name of the person who was killed. violent turbulence sends dozens of passengers to the hospital. it happened on a lfight to sacramento....whe n a plane flew through a line of
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had to divert the flight to south dakota thursday night. the passengers were tranfered over to another plane to sacramento.... landing eight hours behind schedule. one passenger says she felt like she was on the tower of terror....feeling the drop without warning. a few people were injured. i'm an emergency room nurse so i helped one of the doctors, and kind of minor injuries but big, big deal for everybody else. it was quite frightening." 22 passenger two crew members were taken to rapid city regional hospital. they have all been released. a pedestrian bridge collapsed in raleigh, north carolina this morning. the bridge was already blocked off to foot traffic when it happened. emergency crews were checking the area to see if anyone was under the bridge at the time. authorities say no one has been reported hurt. no word yet on what caused the bridge to collapse. flash flood
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in baton rouge today. showers and thunderstorms are bringing in heavy rainfall in the area. baton rouge could be seeing several more inches as well. thunderstorms are expected to continue into the weekend.... the rain should let up by sunday...which is expected to be sunny. now fox5 weather 24/7 two big stories in weather today: the perseid meteor showers - and the first, the shooting stars. while the peak of this year's meteor showerr was last night, there should still be plenty overnight tonight. the best way to see the
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get out of town - away from city lights. someplace like near lake mead, or mt charleston, or redrock canyon - and just look up. every year around this time, earth's orbit moves our planet rthrough dust and debris of the comet and as that debris bounces off our atmosphere, it looks like shooting stars. now to the heat. high pressure
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desert southwest will send afternoon highs into near record territory through the weekend and the first few days of next week. it'll be around 110 sunday and monday. the record high for both days is 111. potential stormclouds moving into our area wednesday and thursday which will bring high temps down a few degrees and lead to slight chances for showers thursday and friday of next
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breaking news... for fans of "making a murderer". a conviction overturned... for one of the featured subjects... of the netflix series. and - a woman sues a match- making company...
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. how do we make the economy work for everyone? hillary clinton's plan starts here... by making big corporations and those at the top finally pay their fair share in taxes.
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then she'd use that money to make the largest investment in creating good paying jobs since world war ii. millions of jobs. you can read the plan here. a federal judge overturned the conviction of brendan dassey. he's a wisconsin man who appeared in the netflix documentary "making a murderer." dassey was convicted in 2007 in the murder of photographer teresa halbach. at age 17... he got a 41-year jail sentence. with the conviction overturned... he'll be released if prosecutors don't bring him to trial again within 90 days. his uncle - steven
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subject of "making a murderer" - is also serving time for halbach's murder. critics say dassey - who has a low i- q... was questioned without his mother present and appeared to be eager to tell sheriff's officers what they wanted to hear. an oklahoma woman went to a dating service looking for love - but left with a lawsuit. patrina adger explains why the service was found guilty - and is now ordered to pay up. jane woods is a waiting. not just for love... but money. (jane woods/sued matchmaking service) "the contract states they would match with 1-2 dates per month." jane says ambiance matchmaking has not paid her the nearly 5-thousand dollars she was awarded by a small claims court. she sued the service after paying 4- thousand dollars and getting few matches. (jane woods/sued matchmaking service) "i was not looking for a marriage partner but someone i would be compatible with." (leslie wardman/ambiance matchmaking founder) "we've
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she's asking above and beyond what she paid us." we spoke to ambiance matchmaking's founder by phone... (leslie wardman/ambiance matchmaking founder) "we designed a program for her and she decided midway not to go on as she agreed so we shouldn't be held accountable for that." she says she wasn't aware of the court-ordered judgment against her and hopes the two can come to an agreement. (leslie wardman/ambiance matchmaking founder) "it's not our intent to make someone unhappy." (jane woods/sued matchmaking service) "leslie refuses to pay it." this isn't the only complaint against ambiance matchmaking. another client alleges the same claims - and also filed suit. there's much more coming up in the second half of fox5 news at 5. an off-road race... is hoping to get back on track. a route from vegas to reno faces a problem...since it now runs through
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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. thanks for joining us for your only
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let's get you up to date with the latest local headlines. a 37-year-old woman died after she was hit by a car. metro police say the woman was in the crosswalk on eastern near st. louis, but witnesses say the signals for the crosswalk were not activated. this happened at about nine last night. the driver claimed not to have seen her. that driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with police. neither speed nor impairment were suspected causes. early yesterday morning... a 50 year pedestrian was killed in the same and eastern. and just hours earlier - a 60 year old woman was hit and killed - while crossing boulder highway. boulder highway is considered one of the most dangerous roads in southern nevada for pedestrians. fox five's cyndi lundeberg takes a closer look - at a high-risk stretch of road. its the deadliest stretch of roadway in the valley... nats last year on boulder highway... 12 pedestrians... 2 bicylists and 4 people in cars died. wednesday night... a similiar story.


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