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it's friday night--and on the west coast anti- trump protests are once again going strong! this is a look at protestors in portland ... taking over streets and neighborhoods for the third night in a row... and now in miami... also for the third night in a row... hundreds of protestors upset over the election of donald trump as president of the united states.. chanting to the world that they are not happy with the outcome of tuesday's election. good evening .. i'm john huck. i'm christine maddela. some people thought the protests would die down today ... but it's now evident these people are not going to go quietly into the night.. here's a better look at what took place right on the streets of . ... ... and while there are no protests happening on the streets of las vegas again tonight ... there is at least one being planned through a facebook group for tomorrow night near .. or on the strip. the group-- not my president: las vegas trump
says they want to channel their anger over the election results in a positive manner. we'll continue monitoring these protests and keep you updated you thorughout this newscast. in other news tonight... a motorcyclist is dead after a crash in the northwest valley. fox5's cyndi lundeberg is live at the scene near fort apache and cheyenne will details on what happened. john christine.. investigators say a motorcycle was going so fast when it hit the back of a mini man it slid more than a thousand feet. the 30 year old driver of that motorcycle died here at the scene were told he was wearing a helmet. officers here at
making a uturn and the motorcycle slammed into the back of it. " " the driver of that mini can stayed on scene and is cooperating with police this is metros 24th motorcycle death this year. reportibg live cl three days aftera woman was shot and killed in her own home... police have yet to make an arrest... police are still looking into the possibility that this was a murder... but they're also looking into the possibility that this could have been self- defense... or that the woman is the one who may have fired the gun. the police also told us -- they have never been called out to that address before for domestic violence. a 47-year-old woman lived in the home with her
neighbors say they were a nice couple. but the day after shooting-- they say the boyfriend moved out of the house and never came back. "me and our nextdoor neighbor right here, the filipino dude, had a few drinks -- just talked and laughed... just a nice neighbor. ...totally shocked i mean you really can't expect -- you really don't know what somebody can do until they do it. " police say two other people were inside the home... at the time of the shooting. as veterans day wraps up many across the country are taking the te woman who have served our freedom. right here in las vegas, veterans village held a celebration for our vets fox5's miguel martinez valle was there and brings us the story... there was food, there was music, and even speeches thanking our vets... but with this divisive week, where people in this nation are fearing for their rights, others are fearing for their
conversation around veterans soon turned to honoring them by coming together as a country... < i pledge allegiance, to the flag, of the united states of america> the united states of america, the land of the free... the home of the brave... " what better way to celeb veterans than to serve those who have served our country" today those protecting our republic, were celebrated, remembered, and honored... " this is the least we can do to honor them, and thats what we do we honor them every day" veterans village held the celebration,and along with mayor carolyn goodman they announced plans to continue helping veterans in need... " the main thing is whats being done here, that homeless and veterans should never be together in any sentence" many also took the time to thank those who fought for us... . " i love them and i am super proud of them and thank you for my freedom" " that we will never forget the sacrafices that
"family and friends have gone out there and fought for it and they're home safely, its a huge thing i am so happy to have them" and remember those who gave their lives... " freedom does not come free, a lot of people lost their lives to ensure out freedom" " you've sacraficed so much for us, and it is not just one day a year but year round that you should be celebrated" addressing the nation wide unrest... the mayor called for unity, saying the best way to honor our veterans, is for everyone to come together as a nation. " move forward, think of the sacrifices that have been made so you can voice your opinion, and pull together for heavens sakes." < end of pledge of allegiance> one nation under god indivisible with liberty and justice for all... one nation> the founder of veterans village also thanked the mayor for her help with their program, he talked about visiting the white house this year and advocating for help for veterans
announcements tonight included 1000 some new housing units for veterans, and a new crisis intervention center... a veteran injured decades ago-- got a very special gift this veterans day. ""in my head and my chest and my heart i feel like i'm in my 20s, at most 30s not 83" " mark klechner was injured while training troops geting ready to go toor vietnam when he was injured... that knee injury has caused him pain for years... making it difficult to stand for long periods of time... or even get around. but now he has a motorized wheelchair- thanks to the newly formed las vegas chapter of the korean war veterans. "when we heard that i was chosen, we became totally elated, it was a time to toast champagne, it was that kind of elation, it felt great" if you're looking for a way to salute our military's accomplishmentst
aviation nation at nellis air force base. there will be a free air show and open house. the demonstraitions start at 10-30 tomorrow morning. wounded veterans from around the country were welcomed to las vegas with a marching band... cheerleaders... and thousands of people cheering and waving signs. fox5's cyndi lundeberg shows us how some of our nations heroes and being honored this veterans day... nats band james bassett veteran army - deployed kuwait - i dont know what this is how 70 of our nations heroes were welcomed to las vegas... band a marching band... cheerleaders.... and of course a red carpet... was rolled out at the mirage. michael cain retired staff sergeant - we had cheerleaders and marching band waiting for us ive never seen that but that wasn't all. nats cheering thank you thank you these wounded warriors then walked through what organizers call.... nats cheering signs a human wall of cheering. usa usa usa then to have the
was a surreal moment it was awesome these men and women... tell me their proud of their service... but live with the reminder everyday. michael cain is one of those veterans. it def makes us feel very much appreciated but i telle verybody were everyday americans who had a bad day at work cain a retired army staff sereant was serving in iraq when a truck he was in drove over a pair of buried land mines... he lost both of his legs. and even though he's a tough guy.... friday's event struck a c him. i wont say i cried but it was definetly it hit me right in the heart gave me a lump i my throat the event was made possible by mgm resorts. we think its criticial to say thank ou and show our graittude the veterans were alowed to bring someone for a fun filled weekend on the strip. they hope everyone watching remembers veterans day... isn't just one day a year... its an event to be celebrated year round. james bassett veteran army - deployed kuwait be appreciative because you never know what tmomorrow holds robert harrah- veteran airforce- its heart warming to know they are out tere keeping america safe and
the veterans will spend the week in las vegas... theyll dinners... and shows. mgm resorts international says they put on this event because they have three thousands vets who work for them. there's going to be a whole bunch of elvis's running down the strip this weekend for the annual "rock n' roll marathon". it's been deemed the "world's largest nighttime running event" this year-- more than forty- thousand people from all over the world will be lacing up their running shoes. this year is extra special because it's the marathon's 50-th anniversary. organizers say it takes a full year and tons of people to put on
"we work with clark county, the las vegas metropolitan police department, the city of las vegas and all the properties and resorts on las vegas blvd." "we're collaboratvie with all those local agencies to plan and map out what is really a logistically complicated event." the rock n' roll marathon is the one of only two events that completly shuts down the strip. the other is new years eve. for a complete list of the rock n roll events... and all of the closures scheduled this weekend... be sure to downloadur to get all of that information on the go. celebrating our local veterans. those who served.... past present and future. "it was an honor to serve. and i'd do it again if i could. but to have people appreciate it. it's just amazing. " we take you to the largest veterans day parade west of the mississippi. your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next
: "on veterans day, we acknowledge humbly that we can never serve our the same way that they served us, but we can try " president obama marking his final veterans day as the commander in chief--- at arlington national cemetary. he laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier... the president called on all americans to appreciate and thank all the servicemen and women and their sacrifice. thousands of people packed the streets of downtown to honor our local vets... with the largest veterans parade this side of the mississippi. fox5
will resume we would like to take a moment to recognize some of our very special veterans here at fox5. this is our engineer marcus smith.... he was a civil engineer for the air force in the 70s. and you likely recognize this handsome face... this is weather extraordinare.... ted pretty. he was member of the illinois guard. we thank both of you and all of the men and women who have served our country. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty skies stay mostly clear for your friday night with
overnight low temperatures fall back into the 50s. a system moving into the pacific northwest will bring increasing cloud cover across southern nevada on saturday. we won't see any rain, and temperatures will remain on the mild side with high temperatures in the mid to low 70s. sunday will bring more sunshine with highs in the mid to upper 70s. monday and tuesday will stay warm and mostly sunny with upper 70s. a cold
in town square! santa singing "everyone dancing merrily in the new old fashioned way!" and he brought tons of holiday cheer with him. town square's annual holiday parade featured performance from the musical-- "baz"... "clint holmes" and the nevada ballet theater. the mall has many more events on the calendar this season-- including real snow shows... "claus and paws" pet phot and community concerts. "we just come out every year to see santa claus come." "yay! yaaay!" "it's fun. look at the kids, they're already having fun." "yeah! we are having fun!" this year-- the mall will be partnering with criss angel's foundation for pediatric cancer. guest will be asked if they would like to donate when booking their photos. a holiday tradition is roaring back into the valley. the lights are twinkling at the
and we hope you will take a drive through the holiday spectaular. glittering lights at the speedway is now officially open... it benefits the childrens speedway charity. glittering lights will run through january 7th... it opens daily at 5:30 p-m.... during the week it will cost 20 doollars per car.... and 30 dollars on fridays... and the weekends. those that donate to goodwill receive a discount. we are three days removed from the presidential election... and again-- protesters are out in full force across the
police say that shows how fast the motorcycle rider was going... investigators say a woman driving a mini van was making a uturn and that motorcycle slammed into the back of her. that woman is not impaired and is working with police. investigators say this should be a warning for all motorcycle riders to be ..cautious. "motocyrcles are dangerous obey laws " investigators say the motorcycle rider was 30 years old. police tell me they plan to be out here a few more hours as they clean up the scene and continue their investigation.
donald trump has emboldened the forces of hate and bigotry in america" -- and said the responsibility for unifying the country is in his hands. and he said "white nationalists, vladimir putin and isis are celebrating donald trump's victory, while innocent, law- abiding americans are wracked with fear." an aide to reid explained that veteran nevada democrat was firing away now because he was "appalled by the rush to normalize trump." less americans had their voices heard this election cycle. ac latest tallies.... this year was the lowest voter turnout-- in 20 years. election officials are still tabulating ballots -- the 126-million votes already counted means about 55-percent of voting age citizens cast ballots this year. that measure is the lowest in a presidential election since 1996 -- when 53-point- five percent of voters turned out. the figures do not include people who are ineligible to vote or have not registered. it could still take several more
the results to be certified. rest in peace facebook users.... some people logging into their social media-- to find a message saying they were dead. a banner was popping up memoralizing certain profiles.... and no one was safe-- facebook ceo mark zuckerberg was declared dead by his own social network. the banners were only up for a few moments before disappearing. it's unclear what's causing the mass obituaries, but it's likely a bug in facebook's system. facebook has yet to comment on the problem. are back at the mack... kicking off the new season... kev adlib your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next
meterologist ted pretty skies stay mostly clear for your friday night with temperatures in the 60s this evening. overnight low temperatures fall back into the 50s. a system moving into the pa nohwest will bring increasing cloud cover across southern nevada on saturday. we won't see any rain, and temperatures will remain on the mild side with high temperatures in the mid to low 70s. sunday will bring
rants to the rant at fox5vegas.com or call at 702-436- 8285 here's a look at what's coming up... on fox five news at eleven. a salute in the sky! we'll show you how the u-s air force is honoring our veterans this and take a peek at the country's newest military aircraft. you never know what to expect at a u-f-c staredown between two opponents. we'll show you what happened after ronda rousey and amanda nunes took the stage... before they get in the octagon in december -- right here in las vegas. an alabama mayor says words have meaning... now he has set up a go fund me account to help all of the celebrities who said they would leave the country if donald trump got elected... and he means
"i want to raise 10 million dollars to buy all the bus tickets we can find to send all the celebrities and athletes who don't love this country to tijuana, mexico, for a better life." " orange beach mayor tony kennon-- says he wants the people who vowed to leave... to keep their promise. his account is called " don't let the screen door hit you". so far, nearly 500-hundred- dollars has been donated towards the ten million dollar goal. on your next trip to the grocery store you may see some familiar ce the fox5 holiday food drive is back... and you can help those around the valley who may not have enough to eat. "the nice thing about the drive is it is super easy for customers to get behind. you can either make a donation at the register with change- spare change or you can purchase a hunger bag. everything collected will go to benefit 3 square food bank" when you go to a valley vons or albertsons-- you will see a display featuring myself, john and ted.
are filled with items that will help fill bellies... like peanut butter and beans. the fox5 holiday food drive.... runs now through december 31st. it is a major mental game... but one man is cool, calm and collected... and ready to crush a world record. this guy is planking for a cause... how long he was able to hold it-- and who will
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this is fox5 news at 11. local las vegas. it's another night of protests across the country -- from new york to california. this is a live look right now in ... the protests are in response to donald trump being elected president. demonstrators have overtaken highways... some have smashed windows... starting fires. in some cities -- police have responded in riot gear -- using flash bang grenades. some thought the protests would die down. i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck. there are no protests happening in las vegas again tonight... but some groups are planning to take to the streets tomorrow.