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this is fox5 news at 11. local las vegas. wet roads tonight .. from storms making their way around the city. here's what it looked like around 7-30 tonight at u-s 95 and craig road. thunderstorms have been slamming parts of the valley for hours now. viewers are sending in video from their neighborhoods. and check out us by "feliciano photography"... you can see the lighning streak across the sky above the valley. you're looking at hail in centennial hills from leann villanueva. and justin barnett sent us this video of lightning from the 17th floor of main street station in downtown las vegas. over seven thousand nv energy customers are without power because of the storms that moved over the valley. i'm john huck. i'm christine maddela. n-v energy says power should be
we've got team coverage on the storms but first... let's head right over to meteorologist sam argier who's in for ted pretty this week. showers and thunderstorms are expected to increase across southern nevada this evening. the prime time to see storms around the las vegas valley will be between 7 p.m. and 2 a.m. tuesday morning. any storms that form will bring gusty winds and the potential for localized flash flooding. our showers ease up for tuesday with only a few pop up storms possible; mainly over the mountains and north of the valley. high temperatures will hold in the upper 90s and low 100s on tuesday. more sun and warmer weather is on the
showers and thunderstorms are expected to increase across our team coverage of the storms. fox5's miguel martinez valle has been chasing the rain all over the north east part of the valley. he joins us now live at lincoln and lake mead.. and miguel .. what are you seeing? (captioning will resume shortly) (captioning will
you can see more veiwer videos on the fox 5 las vegas facebook page. that's also where you can send us pictures or video of the storms .. and the flooding left behind. and be sure to tune in tomorrow morning for updates on any closed roads and your morning weather. the man who was stung hundreds of times by bees a couple weeks ago .. has died. it happened at a
west oquendo road. the man is 49- year-ol jose moreno pacheco of las vegas. he actually died last thursday at a local hospital.. but the coroner is just now confirming his death. he was working for a local bee company removing a hive from the attic when the bees began stinging him.. he was not wearing any protective gear. the investigation into his death could still take up to 2 months to complete. police need your help finding a suspect involved in a robbery in north las vegas. police say a pharmacy ann and simmons street was robbed at gunpoint last week. the men were last seen wearing teal and grey hooded sweatshirts. police say they got away in a dark colored four door sedan...you can see the car up at the top of your screen there. they're asking anyone with information about these men to come forward. you can remain anonymous by calling crimestoppers. that number is 702-385-55-55. a construction worker died when the scaffold he was working on collapsed. it happened at
paused construction at the site. fox5's miguel martinez valle was at the scene earler tonight. a construction project at tivoli village turned to tragedy when the scaffolding holding three employees suddenly collapsed... " when the dust settled we found there was only one person seriously injured, we found they were actually deceased." the las vegas fire department had a crew stationed in the area, they responded to the scene almost immediately... " actually when they got in there they said the dust was still out in the air from falling" but according to tim szymanski, it was already too late... while two of the workers on the scaffolding managed to jump to safety... one of the men was not able to get off in time. " this person was not able to escape, and the scaffolding fell with him" bridge " the incident happened around two and everyone was sent home shortly after,
and it will only pick back up once they deem it safe to do so." tivoli village has since sent a statement saying safety and security are their top priorities for all of those who work, shop and visit tivoli village. they're now cooperating with police fire and osha during the investigation mmv f5n llv the occupational safety and health administration will be handeling the investigation. political experts say this presidential election... is going to come down to the swing states... and nevada is one of them. despite this... donald trump has cancelled appearances in three swing states.... including an eve friday in las vegas. fox 5s cyndi lundeberg joins us now live in the newsroom... with more on that cancelled event... and the possible reasons for the cancelaltions.. nevada is now the third state the republican nominee has pulled out of appearances. political experts say this means major revamping within the campaign. i love you thank you donald trump might love his crowds... but this
nominee has canelled events in three swing states.... one of them being nevada. friday trump was scheduled to appear at southpoint hotel and casino. mark peplowski professor of political science csn- its important to know this is a swing state its very important to whoever is going to win this election mark peplowski a pressor of political science at college of southern nevada believes the cancellations are because trump advisors are doing a major overhaul... and trying to rebrand mark peplowski professor of political science csn- is the only choice hell have t owin hell have to rebrand ago more center monday vice presidential candidate time kaine made a stop in las vegas... and said something very similiar. kaine agrees the trump camp is trying to rebrand their candidate. (sen. tim kaine/(d) vice presidential nominee) "donald trump is trying hard to reboot his campaign right now. the third or fourth time he's brought in a new campaign team. he's trying to present himself now as somebody different than the man we've seen and heard from for over a year." nats cheering trump also canceleld events in colorado... denver... and oregon. this week trump was set to focus on immigration.
border believe me the trump campaign didnt say why fridays event at southpoint was canceled... but peplowski says trump needs to make his move on the silver state... and fast. the latest polls say trump trails hillary clinton in nevada by 2 percent. mark peplowski professor of political science csn- in almost all of the close elections nevada has been a key component of the winner trumps going to have a tough time winning this state peplowski says in the next 86 days before election refined trump.. with more solutions less blaming. peplowski also says dont expect any adlibbing from the candidate in his speeches from here until election day. peplowski also says this race is going to come down to who actualy gets out and votes.
party wins the white house... will likely control congress too. democratic vice presidential nominee tim kaine is campaigning in the valley today. he's focusing on hillary clinton's economic plan. "i believe in her. i trust her. i trust her values. i support her canidacy, and hillary clinton is the most qualified person to run for president of this country in a very long time. kaine spoke at the international iron convention at the mirage. he was joined by his father - al kaine - who owned a union-organized ironwork and welding shop in missouri. congresswoman dina titus and senate canidate cathrine cortez- masto were at the convention showing their support. kaine also held a rally for union workers. the clark county district attorney ruled the police shooting of an unarmed man last year was justified. police shot and killed 23-year-old keith childress in december. that ruling was reviewed at a
killed new years eve last year. this is body cam footage of that day....it shows him ignoring the officer's demands. the d-a's office ruled the shooting was justified...and today's review was supposed to address public concerns. "why? that just my only question. why. it never had to go down like this. why did this happen. there was no reason for it, absolutely no reason for it." us marshals tracked childress down that night and called metro he ran away. marshals told metro that childress was wanted for attempted murder -- instead...he was facing charges for a home invasion in arizona. childress' death sparked a large public reaction including a protest on the strip. clark county students are now less than a week away from the first day of school. law enforcement is teaming up to make sure your child is getting to and from school as safe as possible. plus...a handful of middle schools around the valley are letting
with school just a week away... we're spending time talking about your child's safety when going to... and from school. many students these days are walking to and from school with valuable ipads and tablets... the district wants to make sure your child is not a victim. this year the district say 12 middle schools are taking part in the e-3 program that lets
out and take ipads home. they say parents and students are given an online safety course before the school year. "this is the perfect opportunity to really speak to your kids the way they walk to school, today's society you watch people walking down the street not paying attention to one single thing" clark county school district says if parents have any questions on safety guidelines to contact their school. c-c-s-d's "zero fatalities for children in 20-17" today. they're hosting events all week long to remind parents and kids about safety on their way to school. the clark county police department led today's workshop on bike safety. some lucky kids got free helmets and backpacks filled with school supplies. bike safety tips included finding the safest route before school starts... wearing a helmet-- and if possible ride in a group. "we really want our parents to be talking to the kids about their
responsibilities by ensuring that they cross at crosswalks. if they're on a bike that they get off of the bike, walk it across the cross walk and make sure that they're crossing at a marked crosswalk or at an intersection where drivers expect to see them, number one." tomorrow's event will focus on bus safety. the fires burning in california have obvious worries- torched forests, lost homes, and essential safety. for some administrators though, there's a different worry on their minds. the first day of school. last year...the valley, jerusalem, and rocky fires postponed that new school year. and this year... the clayton fire pushed back the first bell for burns valley elementary by a week- students just getting back into their desks today. (chris schoeneman / principal) "i don't want to start school years anymore like this, uhm the last two years we've had to postpone start because of fire uh, and uh, it's just really hard. it's not, it's not what we want. it's scary, it interrupts people's lives, it's obvioulsy, you know, a travesty and horrible for
lost things." classes were scheduled to resume last monday, but the fires closed all of the district's schools for all of last week. now fox5 weather 24..7. with chief meteorologist ted pretty showers and thunderstorms are expected to increase across southern nevada this evening. the prime time to see storms aroun las vegas valley will be between 7 p.m. and 2 a.m. tuesday morning. any storms that form will bring gusty winds and the potential for localized flash flooding. our showers ease up for
few pop up storms possible; mainly over the mountains and north of the valley. high temperatures will hold in the upper 90s and low 100s on tuesday. more sun and warmer weather is on the way for the middle of the week. showers and thunderstorms are expected to increase across southern nevada this evening. the prime time to see
las vegas valley will be between 7 p.m. and 2 a.m. tuesday morning. any storms that form will bring gusty winds and the potential for localized flash flooding. our showers ease up for tuesday with only a few pop up storms possible; mainly over the mountains and north of the valley. high temperatures will hold in the upper 90s and low 100s on tuesday. more sun and warmer weather is on the
closed captioning will resume shortly a new dog- friendly restaurant is opening up in town square. and they're looking to hire some fun personalities. friendly, outgoing, energetic, positive people that want to have a good time and love food are passionate about craft food and craf the lazy dog is looking for 200 people to fill positions like barteners, servers, cooks and bussers. the hiring center opened up today and will stay open monday through saturday from 9 a-m to 6 p-m at town square. it's the second of the family-owned restaurant chain to open up in the valley...the first is at downtown summerlin. the town square location is set to open this fall. a teen on a roller coaster is hit in the face by a flying object.
has received a medical suspension of up to six months following his five-round victory over nate diaz at ufc 202. the medical suspensions aren't uncommon. mcgregor can have his waived if he is cleared by an orthopedic doctor. otherwise, he's unable to train with contact until oct. 5 and is suspended from fighting until oct. 20, when
the fight with his face bloodied and swollen but was only issued a 30- day suspension. mcgregor and diaz both called for a third match between the pair, though ufc has insisted that mcgregor first drop down to defend his featherweight title. a new jersey teen suffered serious injuries after a rollercoaster ride at the six flags park in maryland over the weekend. now she wants to make sure this doesn't happen again. reporter van tieu has the details.