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and it's not the first time--- fire crews have responded to this building. three possible terror attacks-- rattle the country over the weekend. what locals have to say about safety and security around our city. and one man is dead after an overnight shooting in the valley. what police want you to keep and eye out for--- as they search we start fox five news at 10 with breaking news. i'm faith tanner. a person is shot near the area of hacienda and the 95. this is a live look at the scene off palm street. at this time-- we're working to learn more about the condition of the victim. and what lead up to the shooting. we will bring you the latest details--- as the story develops on fox five vegas dot com... and fox five news this morning. .
and local businesses owners are not happy about it. fox5's abby theodros joins us live near third street and las vegas boulevard. abby-- you've learned this isn't the first fire for the property, is it? the people i talked with today tell me this area is overrun with squatters. this particular property's had at least three fires in the last 2 years. ben medena, star motel co-owner: its frustrating ben medina is the co-owner of the star motel on third street - and he's talking about the vacant property next door ben medina: there have been multiple occasions of fires, vandalism, and vagrance this fire was this afternoon. the time before that was in december and the one before that - july 2014. all on the same property. abby: have you
bm: traumatically. no one wants to come to the property if the property next door is closed. they dont have a fence up. ocassionally there will be homeless people coming in and out of the property las vegas fire and rescue told fox five the property has a squatter problem gf: if the owner doesnt care enough to put a fence around the property to make sure people dont get in if the building is abandoned, then it just hurts the other businesses in the art district. "hey this is abby with fox5." we called the owner of the property to see if they had anything also told me the family has had some challenges that have kept them from keepign up wit hthe with the property owners son - he also told me the family has had some challenges that have kept them from keepign up wit hthe
thankfully, no injuries were something's done in my conversation with the property owners son - he also told me the family has had some challenges that have kept them from keepign up wit hthe property. he didnt go into detail. thankfully, no injuries were reported in the fire. a man is dead after a crash on the i-15 freeway. police say this
gray toyota car--- struck a tree and a roadway sign. the vehicle then rolled over. the driver was the only person in the car. he was taken to u-m-c... where he died a few hours later. police say that crash happened on the right shoulder. as you can see... no lanes were closed... and traffic wasn't affected. police are looking into what caused the rollover. police need your help finding the person... who shot and killed a 19-year- old last night. at this point, detectives believe there is a possiblity that there is a small blue pick up truck, may be involved in this shooting." north las vegas police say they got a call just before one a-m. officers found a 19-year-old with gunshot wounds... near lake mead and belmont street. they say the man was taken to u-m- c... where he later died. police say they don't think the shooting was random. right now they're on the lookout--- for a small blue pickup truck... that could be involved.
with information on this shooting or that vehicle... to call north las vegas police. or leave an anonymous tip for crimestoppers. that number is 702-385-55-55. we just barely missed... the hundred degree mark today... but could we be completely done with those triple digits? sam is here with his first look at weather. we have another on monday before more fall-like changes arrive for southern nevada. temperatures continue to soar on monday with highs in the upper 90s and low 100s. the forecast high in las vegas is at 99 degrees with increasing clouds later in the afternoon and evening. those clouds are part of
moisture from tropical storm paine that is currently spinning south of cabo san lucas. we'll have the chance of a shower or thunderstorm on tuesday here in southern nevada. the best rain ch south and east of us. we'll stay unsettled wednesday and thursday with the slight chance of a shower or storm. gusty winds will be picking up on thursday. temperatures fall back into the 80s and low 90s midweek. more sun is forecast into next weekend. an explosion rocked a manhattan neighborhood late saturday. it injured 29 people. authorities are not linking the blast to any international group--- but the governor of new york-- calls it an act of terrorism. reid binion reports. (gov. andrew cuomo
placed these bombs we will find and they will be brought to justice. butt sot number 2, we will not allow these types of people and these types of threats to destroy our lives in new york." governor andrew cuomo speaking to the people of new york sunday .. vowing that authorities will catch whoever is responsible for setting off an explosion in manhattan.. that left nearly 30 people injured. (david martinez / victim) "i was driving a car and next thing you know i felt an explosion and the car just tilted over half way and came back down. and what happened was i just blacked out - next thing you know i'm in an ambulance." this is surveillance video obtained by msnbc from inside a fitness studio.. you can see glass shattering at the moment of the explosion.... and people along the sidewalk start to run. (aiden leslie / eyewitness to explosion) "i heard the explosion and moments later i heard debris falling onto the ground, like glass shattering and metal." authorities believe the blast was caused by an explosive device in or near a dumpster. a few blocks away, investigators also
cell phone duct taped to it. authorities have not found evidence of a connection to international terrorism but say this was a deliberate act. (mayor bill de blasio / (d) new york) "it was not an accident it was intentional." i'm reid binion reporting. less than 24 hours before the new york explosion--- a bomb went off in a trash can... along the seaside park boardwalk in new jersey. authorities say there's no specific evidence linking the two blasts. evidence from both explosions were sent to quantico.... to be examined. in light of events happening around the country... we asked locals-- if they feel safe here in las vegas. one woman says she thinks security should be ramped up-- in busier areas... like the strip. ever since the terror attacks in paris, sometimes i feel like it's kind of dangerous to be on the strip, so ever since then i havent really been on the strip because of that. i'm not suprised because i heard like the major cities are being targeted, so i'm really scared
shock because it's still happening and i hope in the futre something will resolve this. we reached out to local police-- to see they made any changes. north las vegas police tell us--- no changes have been made so far... because there are no specific threats to the area. the f-b-i is also investigating a third possible act of terrorism in just 24 hours. nine people were stabbed in a minnesota mall saturday. the f-b-i and police are working to determine a motive behind the attack. police say it all began when a man dressed as a security guard--- started stabbing people inside the crossroads mall. an off-duty police officer shot and killed the attacker. police have identified that cop as jason falconer. he's a part-time police officer in avon... and was a former police chief in albany. anderson says: "we train to respond to these kinds of incidents swiftly
what happened yesterday but for that swift response particularly the actions of falconer. i agree with the mayor this could have been much much worst." police are gathering surveillance video from several stores inside the mall... in order to establish a timeline of events. authorities have not released the suspect's identity. islamic extremist group -- isis -- has claimed responsibility for the atta. say they cannot confirm if there is any connection at this time. police and fire fighters--- lace up their kicks at the guns and hoses soccer game. we'll tell you which team... scored the most goals for a good cause. animal lovers hold a meet and greet with political candidates. which issues are imporant to them this election season. a small plane crashes into a home. how the
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officials say only the pilot was treated for burns. authorities are still investigating what caused the crash. now fox5 weather 24/7 we have another day of summer heat on monday before more fall-like changes arrive for southern nevada. temperatures continue to soar on monday with highs in the upper 90s and low 100s. the forecast high in las vegas is at 99 degrees with increasing clouds later in the afternoon and evening. those clouds are part of the remnant moisture from tropical storm paine that is currently spinning south of cabo san lucas. we'll have the chance of a shower or thunderstorm on
department won two to zero against las vegas fire and rescue. proceeds from the event--- benefit the injured police officers fund... and the burn foundation. animal lovers held a meet and greet with animal friendly candidates today. nevada political action for animals-- hosted an open dicussion forum... and meet and greet with local candidates. it was held at the rainbow library. the public had the opportunity to directly address important animal issues in the state. "some of the things we have done in the past actually animal cruelty is a felony cock fighting is a felony. we've worked on what we call the beagle bill for animals that are for cats and dogs that are tested on get a chance to be rehomed after they are sadly used." local officials are currently working on a registry bill... to prevent animals from getting hurt by hunting traps. women are revving up some big bikes.
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they're trying to get young women in on the fun... by proving that biking is for everyone. this weekend they held a motorcycle safety class just for millenial women. the women ride through different courses full of twists and turns. instructors teach safety... rules of the road... and how to be confident on a bike. i think it's nice that i did it with my friends, that i'm not worried about what i look like or if i'm messing up and we're all kind of cheering each other on and i think if more women do it that way then it wo scary, it wouldn't matter. i think it's a really empowering feeling to be on the bike and have control. i've ridden on the back of bikes many times, but it feels really good to be in charge. classes are sceduled at least twice a month. you can sign up at the harley davidson on las vegas boulevard... or the one in henderson. if you take the class-- you can waive some of the steps to get a motorcycle license. it also lowers your insurance rate. self-driving cars will soon be the
sharing service lyft. you're looking at video of uber's self driving cars. the company has already launched the service in pittsburgh. and now lyft is also investing... in the future of its driver-less cars. lyft co-founder john zimmer says within five years--- most of the company's rides--- will be in self- driving cars. right now...the vehicles are being tested in san francisco and phoenix. turns out state lawmakers are getting a lot of campaign money--- from donors tied to the prescription painkiller business. we'll tell you just how much money drug- makers are spending on political contributions. closed captioning will resume shortly and could this be a more effective version of a rape whistle? effective version of a rape whistle? why one college is passing out this
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taken to sunrise hospital. they say another man was involved... but no one is in custody right now. they say that call came in just before 9 this evening. we will bring you the latest details--- as the story develops on fox five vegas dot com... and fox five news this morning. another fire at the same downtown property--- has area business owners fed up fox5's abby theodros joins us live near third street and after talking with investigators and the family that owns the property. i called them today and told them about some of the complaints i heard about the property. i heard its poorly kept and there's a squatter problem. they agreed there's a problem. they also told me the building has been vacant for the last seven years -- and theyve tried to sell it with no success.
owners who say the lack of up keep is hurting the surrounding businesses. " ben medena, star motel: traumatically. no one wants to come to the property if the property next door is closed. they dont have a fence up. ocassionally there will be homeless people coming in and out of the property " still trying to determine a cause but they tell me squatters lived in the building. they also tell me there was a squatter fire at the same property in december 2015 and july 2014. in my conversation with the property owners son - he also told me the family has had some challenges that have kept them from keepign up wit hthe property. he didnt
no injuries were reported in the fire. state lawmakers are getting a huge chunk of their campaign cash--- from donors tied to the perscription painkiller business. painkillers like oxycontin... are a big part of medicine in nevada... turns out-- doctors prescribed them at a rate of nearly one-per- person last year. d state isn't alone. a public integrity investigation--- found that drug makers that produce painkillers... spent more than 8-hundred 80- million dollars-- on campaign contributions over the last decade. terror... and national security-- rank high on the list of issues americans care most about. that's one reason why both trump and clinton--- reacted quickly to the recent explosions in new york. fox news correspondent
in washington... with their different reactions. it was the tale of two reactions. on one hand you saw the authoritative, tough reaction from donald trump who wasted no time last night. he got off his plane at a colorado campaign rally and told supporters -- it's time to get double down. his running mate mike pence is also speaking out today. pence says: "whether it was terrorist attacks, whether it was inspired by terrorists abroad as you experience here in florida not long ago or whether it was homegrown violence-we urge vigilance. 11:07:34 on the other side of the aisle, we saw hillary clinton, respond quite differently she was reserved... critics say unexpressive while supporters say poised when she addressed reporters on the airplane saturday night saying more information is needed before responding. her reaction was praised by democratic running mate tim kaine who emphasized a more cautious tone : clinton says: "i think it's always wiser to wait until you have information before making conclusions because we are just
stages of trying to determine what happened." kaine says: :i know everyone is looking to see what the cause was, could it potentially be connected to terrorism. no evidence yet but i know that's going to be looked at very, very closely." donald trump will head to the sunshine state, monday... while clinton heads to philadelphia... we can expect both candidates to expand on their stances during those campaign stops. in washington, elizabeth prann, fox news. presidenti candidate gary johnson held a rally saturday in downtown seattle... the libertarian... is tackling the topic of drug incarceration... and is urging citizens to stop the war on drugs... johnson says: "there are millions of americans that are convicted felons, that but for our drug laws would otherwise be tax-paying, law- abiding citizens. let's bring and end to the war on
johnson also discussed foreign policy and the death penalty. he says he's now reversed his stance... and is opting against it. a college in california is arming its students with personal alarms. it's an effort to stop campus sexual assaults and robberies. the electronic devices are called sound grenades. they're being used as a way to fight off attackers-- when students walk through campus... especially at night. when they're set off... the alarms go off for 30- minutes... or until two pieces of the device are reconnected. saari says: "when it's dark and you're alone, you just have those thoughts of different news articles going through your head, thinking 'is that going to be me?" enriquez says: "i think i'll definitely feel a lot better knowing that i have this extra something in case something were to happen during these night classes." cal state east bay has purchased more than 18- hundred sound grenades for students. the college says they're more effective than
now fox5 weather 24/7 we have another day of summer heat on monday before more fall-like changes arrive for southern nevada. temperatures continue to soar on monday with highs in the upper 90s and low 100s. the forecast high in las vegas is at 99 degrees with increasing clouds later in the afternoon and evening. those clouds are part of the remnant moisture from tropical storm paine that is cu south of cabo san lucas. we'll have the chance of a shower or thunderstorm on tuesday here in
this weekend in the theaters. -- so who came out on top? david daniel has estimates for the box office top five. (nat) "don't breathe" spent its fourth straight weekend in the top five, earning five-point- six million dollars for fifth place. "snowden," about classified intelligence leaker edward snowden, began its run in fourth place with eight-million dollars. "bridget jones's baby" debuted in third place, with ticket sales of eight- point-two million -- the weakest opening of the franchise. "do you believe in the stories about the blair witch?" "blair witch" was the weekend's top new movie, grossing nine-point-seven million -- good enough for second place, but well below expectations. "our job is to investigate how a plane ended up in the hudson river." "on the hudson river." "sully" cruised to a second straight weekend win, making 22-million dollars for a 10-day domestic total of more than 70-
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