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the gun wasn't loaded, there was no ammunition with the gun and the student didn't take it out of its bag at the school. still some parents told us it's concerning... but one parent said her worry is that she found out about the incident hours after it happened and from her son -- not the school district. ""i should've heard it from the school, it's a big concern to me when something like that happens because of all the...everything that goes on with other schools" " the student was taken into custody by the nye co sheriffs department... the department said they did not know where the gun came from or why the student brought it to school we reached out to the school district, even went in to ask for
happened and were given a copy of the news release from the sheriffs department. soc recreational marijuana won't go into effect for another year we're already seeing the impacts of nevadans voting yes on question 2. the das office says they're holding off on prosecuting anyone charged with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. fox5's abby theodros talked with a man who was charged just six months ago- he says this is big news : i want to show you what an ounce looks like- 146 people were arrested for carrying less than this last
mcallister are excited about the news light it (nat) smoke it (nat) eat it (nat) - big changes ahead for marijuana users in clark county anton mcallister: i wish it happened earlier because if it was in effect back then i wouldn't have gotten charged the district attorney's office - holding off on prosecuting marijuana cases falling under the new law. mcallister tells me he was charged six months ago for carrying two grams of pot - and says this will make a big difference mcalister: itll help everyone in the long run, it happened to me before. everyone don't have to be ducking and hiding- dodging. looking over their shoulders the decision comes after question two passed - making it legal for anyone 21 or older to carry less than an ounce of marijuana joe brezny, coalition to regulate marijuana: it's great that our prosecutors are seeing that it makes sense just to go ahead and adopt that policy now and stop police resources when we can spend them better elsewhere that was joe brezny with the coalition to regulate marijuana. he helped get question two
marijuana use will go along way for recreational smokers jb: for too long people who have chosen marijuana over alcohol have had to worry about getting a citation that keeps them from going to law school or medical school or serving the military or becoming a police officer- it shouldn't prevent you from doing those things i talked to metro police and they tell me- regardless of the da's announcement - they're still enforcing the current law - criminalizing possession of any amount. 177 people were arrested this year for carrying less than an ounce of marijuana. but things are changing and people like it mcallister: itll make the world a better place the hold applies to people 21 or older charged w possessing less
the law goes into effect january 1, allowing anyone 21 or older to possess less than an ounce of marijuana toss to weather a wind advisory remains in effect for the entire fox5 viewing area through 1 a.m. thursday. wind gusts will be in the 40 to 50 mph range, with some of the strongest wind occurring after sunset tonight. a cold front moves across the area this evening, bringing in much colder air for thursday. high temperatures will only be in the low 60s and upper 50s despite the sunshine across southern nevada. the coldest
stretch will be friday morning. low temperatures bottom out in the low 40s and upper 30s; the coldest weather we have felt since february. temperatures will moderate this weekend with mainly sunny skies. there will only be a few clouds at times with temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. look for more clouds on monday with the slight chance of an isolated shower. most of the rain will stay over california and
isabella gonzalez disappeared one year ago today from our valley. and police are hoping someone will come forward with information. this is isabella.... this is who we're looking for. "the national center for missing and exploited children" says isabella may still be here in las vegas. she is five feet, four inches, and weighs 150 pounds. if you know where she is, call metro police at the number there on your screen. coming up at ten and 11... we will ha on this case... and what isabella's mother says about her missing daughter. swat officers became involved in a standoff situation... after a woman refused to leave her apartment. metro says the 38-year-old woman fired a gun several times at her apartment complex near maryland parkway and hacienda. this happened around six-30 last night. when police came to the apartment, she would not come out. police evacuated nearby units and negotiated with the woman. she eventually surrendered around two this morning.
everyone gets home safely for the holidays. so there will be more of them on the road, checking for seatbelts. this "click it or ticket" enforcement goes through december 10th. other area police officers will join the effort. saturation patrols will stop cars for traffic violations and check for seat belt use. remember, it is the law to wear a seatbelt here in nevada. wearing a belt reduces the risk of a fatal injury by up to 50 percent for people in the front seat, and 75 percent for people in the back seat. if you get a parking ticket now through november 30th in las vegas... you may be able to pay for it in toy donations! the las vegas city council approved a "toys for tickets" program. the city is teaming up with safe nest to collect toys for families who are spending this christmas at the shelter. any driver who gets a non-public safety parking ticket can bring an unwrapped toy or toys to the city of las vegas parking services office. the gifts must be of equal or greater value than the ticket fine.
hearts - and inspired our biggest surprise ever! " monica: we're not done! ohmigod!!! " how a local girl's kind act was rewarded "tenfold" by the fox5 surprise squad! singer ricky martin will be livin' la vida loca here in las vegas! details on his residency... and the surprise ellen fans are getting after the big announcement. our fox5 app is free to download. you'll get breaking news and weather alerts... watch this newscast on the
america first credit union... and albertsons and vons. it's a story you may recall ... a local high school student with special needs turned down for homecoming. a classmate stepped up and invited him, herself! the inspiring act was captured on video, posted to facebook and quickly spread. you saw the video - right here on fox5 news. but what no one saw - was the fox5 surprise squad secretly preparing to make that night - one the teens would never forget. cyndi: shadow ridge student heard a special needs student was looking for a date to home coming so she went out of her way to ask him to the dance. kylie: i don't think
think of them like being different, i think of them just like being normal person learning in a different way. tanya: someone too the time to take my son to homecoming. words cannot describe what am i feeling monica: after the fox5 surprise squad heard about this, you know we had to get involved. sergio: that's them. monica: hello. kylie: oh my god. monica: i am monica jackson with the fox5 surprise squad. are you kylie? kylie: yes ma'am. monica: hello kylie, hi d so handsome. your story touched so many people and everybody is so proud of you for asking daniel out. kylie: thank you. i hope i can make his night fun. monica: well i think you have. you are great i just want to take you home. and mom you're over here, you ok tonya: i am just touched, my heart is happy. monica: so this is going to be a pretty special night for you right? kylie: yes ma'am monica: yes. so we want you guys to arrive in style. kylie: oh my goodness. they really brought monica: you will be
kylie: i am going to cry. that is just amazing. monica: what do you think daniel? daniel: my mom so happy for me. tonya: you guys are awesome. you know it is not about that daniel has a disability, it's that kylie didn't see any disability that is like what your heart wants as a mom. monica: ok guys lets get in. kylie: oh my gosh. monica: how was the ride? daniel: awesome. monica: this is aliante casino and so we will take you guys inside. this is bistro 57. hi chef franco chef: hey. great to see you. daniel likes spaghetti with meatballs, like mama makes at home and this is ho, whatever you guys want, just order it. metro pizza tonya: they come this is home, so whatever you guys want, just order it. meatballs, like mama makes at home and this is home, so whatever you guys want, just order it. metro pizza tonya: they come here a lot and i walk by and i am like i can never afford to come in here and
take my kids here monica: what are your hopes for daniel after high school? tonya: he actually wants to go to college. he is like "i am going to be a chef" and you know what, i am going to try as much as i can to provide that for him. tonya: what's wrong are you crying? daniel: no.. i'm happy. kylie: is that for us? no way! you're joking! squeal dance music monica: we are the fox5 surprise squad cheering monica: that was a lot of surprises right? yea? we're fox5 surprise squad cheering monica: that was a lot of surprises right? yea? we're not done kylie: oh my god. monica: so we are sending you and your families to disneyland. crowd screaming with joy monica: and i'm gonna pass the mic
don: where's tonya? don: come here tanya. daniel, you're a great young man, we're very proud of you. after you get out of high school, we're gonna give you a $10,000 scholarship. that's for you. cheering don: that's from united nissan. so now we have to get to kylie. there's one more big gift. i'm gonna need everybody's help though, we're going to have to exit the left door here. k, and we're gonna have to walk outside. don: give me your hand. here we go. kylie: oh my god. don: this is for you. that's your car. kylie: i'm gonna cry. i can't even, like my mind is blown. oh my goodness. monica she, shes shaking. don: all you had to do was watch the news story, and you just saw a young lady with a huge heart, and uh, she was an inspiration. daniel: subtitles tonya: daniel's big thing its, i wanna go to college, and people put a lot of boundaries on daniel and he's capable of doing
everything that he wants, and this opportunity that he was blessed with is unbelievable. daniel: subtitles there were so many surprises there were so many surprises that night - we couldn't fit them all into the story! to see other moments from that night - go to fox5-s-squad on instagram . now fox5 weather 24/7
remains in effect for the entire fox5 viewing area through 1 a.m. thursday. wind gusts will be in the 40 to 50 mph range, with some of the strongest wind occurring after sunset tonight. a cold front moves across the area this evening, bringing in much colder air for thursday. high temperatures will only be in the low 60s and upper 50s despite the sunshine across southern nevada. the coldest weather of this stretch will be friday morning. low temperatures bottom out in the low 40s and upper 30s; the coldest weather we have felt since february. temperatures will moderate this weekend with mainly sunny skies. there will only be a few clouds at times with temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. look for more
live, everytime you are here, every time i see you perform, he is such a dynamic performer, and you have an announcement to make, which is... i'm gonna be in vegas, i have a residency in vegas!" applause martin will perform at "the park at monte carlo". ellen surprised her audience with tickets to the show and a two night stay at the monte carlo. residency dates have not been announced yet.
young man named c-j... c-j is a huge cubs fan... so he made a bet with his friends... here's where it gets weird... c-j won the bet... but lost a tooth. that's c-j on the left... his friend football on the right... and in just a sec... his tooth flying thru the air... here's the bet... if the cubs won the world series... which they did... c-j would let his friends yank out a tooth... you can see here that c-j is probably regretting this... as for why he made this ridiculous bet?? c-j said if the cubs had lost... he still would have been happy... because of... you know... not having his tooth ripped out. speaking of knocking out teeth... that's what connor mcgregor does for a living... but he just picked
wrong person. let me start by showing you an instagram picture of mcgregor... looking very dapper in his gucci mustard turtle neck... but the pic looks weird right?? clearly cropped. it was... everyone meet erin and her brother... on the left is the picture they took with mcgregor... on the right... what mcgregor posted. i love erin... look what she did next... erin cropped out mcgregor and posted this picture on instagram... fight is over... erin wins it with a 3rd round knockout. let's wrap this up with a basketball team... they're walking out to a plane... when they all stopped... here's why. their plane... was hillary clinton's old campaign plane... the dayton basketball team uses charter planes to fly to their games... since hillary isn't using it anymore... it's back in the charter rotation... obviously the guys got a good laugh about it... unlike hillary... dayton won their contest...
a week from today... 47 million americans will a week from today... 47 million americans ll head out for a thanksgiving trip. according to transportation experts "i-n-r-i-x"... the worst times to head out to mccarran airport will be between one and six p-m. you'll want to give yourself an extra 20 minutes just to accomodate traffic to the airport on the i- 15... then more time once you get there. mccarran officials say they plan to close some parking facilities due to heavy holiday traffic... so plan time to find a spot and take a shuttle. some major
nine clark county schools have been recommended for the controversial new achievement school district. it would pair underperforming schools with charter operators by next year... possibly changing curriculum and staff. fox5's kathleen jacob joins us live from cambeiro elementary school after talking to parents and the eduction association. kathleen? yeah guys this is one of the schools that could become a part of this program by next year. the nine schools were chosen based off of s bach scores. all of them scored in the bottom 5 percent. 5 middle and 4 5 middle and 4 5 middle and 4 elementary schools made the list. they're craig elementary, fitzgerald elementary, kelly elementary, the middle schools are brinley, jerome mack middle, orr middle,
there are still more steps in the process.... they still have to narrow it down from here...but still...just the idea that these schools could be taken over by charter schools has caused a lot of debate. we've seen push back and protests from parents, students, and teachers for the past few weeks saying they don't want the change to happen. but...some parents are optimistic. " "i think it's kind of a good thing honestly i would like to see the schools improve i do know that las vegas has a low rating as far as having good schools and stuff and i'd like to see some of the esl students benefit from the charter school as well as other students. i think it'd be a good thing for the community and for the school. (monique sanders. parent) the education association thinks it should be up to parents to decide and says they actually think the debate and controversy has been a good thing because it's showed us how involved parents in our area are. coming up at 5...hear from the director of the clark county education association and a counter plan they've proposed to the board instead of creating this achievement district. reporting live kathleen jacob fox 5 news local las vegas on to some national stories
the minnesota police officer who killed a man during a traffic stop in july, has now been charged with manslaughter. the news comes as a major relief to the victim's family... who have been demanding justice since this happened. "we have gotten to this point, and it is neccessary to understand that we want peace. we don't want any protests to get outragious, and i support any protests, it is a manner to have things done. " you may remember this graphic facebook live video from when the shooting happened. 32-year-old philando castille was pulled over for a broken tail light. his fiancee says officer jeronimo yanez shot castille as he reached for his wallet. the couple's young child was in the back seat of the car. castille had a license to carry a gun. yanez will make his first court appearance on friday.
featured in netflix's hit documentary "making a murderer" will be released from prison. brendan dassey was convicted as a teenager, of helping his uncle steven avery kill a woman. he has been in jail since 2007... and will now be a free man for the first time as an adult. madeline anderson has details on what will happen during this transition.
academy about his award... after not returning their calls for weeks. and it looks like he won't be at the award ceremony next month. dylan wrote the swedish academy a letter... saying he has pre-existing commitments. but the academy says dylan was honored to receive the nobel prize for literature. dylan will still get the prize and honor... the only requirement is that he presents a nobel lecture within 6 months. dylan is the first songwriter to win a nobel prize. some kids are just as tired as most adults of seeing people fight over the elec so they are doing something about it. "(addie morlan/ joyologist) "we're trying to like get the drama to go away, but like, it's kind of hard to get everybody to stop." " meet addie... founder of the "joyologist" club at her iowa middle school. the group is trying to spread joy to their classmates, and find ways to reach out to students who are uncomfortable. the joyologists say they wish adults would "grow up," act more like children, and
they are trying to do. a man is in distress because he recently learned the truth about his donut. the fruit filling... isn't actually fruit! hear how much money he is trying to get from krispy kreme... and the argument he thinks will win the case. and the adult trump kids are quickly learning about what happens when business is mixed with politics. how ivanka company is responding to a major gaffe. you're watching fox5 news at 4.
ivanka trump's jewelry business is under fire... after some claim it used her appearance on "60 minutes" to promote a high- end bracelet. after ivanka appeared on the show... several journalists received this email. the "style alert" discusses the nearly 11 thousand dollar bracelet ivanka wore... calling it her favorite bauble from her metropolis collection. the email raises questions about the relationship between president-elect
their business interests. the president of ivanka trump's brand says the email was the mistake of a quote, "well- intentioned employee" who is making adjustments after the election. a woman is suing clothing store zara because she says her dress came with the worst kind of accessory... a dead mouse! check out this picture and judge for yourself: 24-year-old "cailey fiesel" says she bought this dress from a connecticut store. two weeks later, she discovered a disgusting odor coming from the dress... and felt like there was a string rubbing against her. she eventually found an unusual bulge... and it was a dead mouse sewn into the dress! cailey's lawyer says she developed a rash
krispy kreme is hit with a five million dollar class action lawsuit. a customer is upset that some of its donuts don't contain real fruit! the plaintiff complains donuts like "raspberry filled" and "glazed blueberry cake" have globs of flavoring an food coloring rather than genuine raspberries and blueberries. he claims he truly believed his donuts would have real fruit, otherwise he wouldn't have bought the treats. and to top it off... he discusses the health benefits of raspberries... and says krispy kreme is robbing him of the opportunity to reap those benefits! more people are
will resume it is national adoption day! today las vegas mayor carolyn goodman explained why this day has special meaning for her family. "s it is national adoption day. we're very proud of it. having four adopted children myself, not through foster care, this is a very fabulous fabulous program. " mayor goodman recognized "the adoption exchange", an organization working to place children with families. she says there is a lot of work to be done still... but is proud of achievements like making the court system easier for adoptive families
a wind advisory remains in effect for the entire fox5 viewing area through 1 a.m. thursday. wind gusts will be in the 40 to 50 mph range, strongest wind occurring after sunset tonight. a cold front moves across the area this evening, bringing in much colder air for thursday. high temperatures will only be in the low 60s and upper 50s despite the sunshine across southern nevada. the coldest weather of this stretch will be friday morning. low
bottom out in the low 40s and upper 30s; the coldest weather we have felt since february. temperatures will moderate this weekend with mainly sunny skies. there will only be a few clouds at times with temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. look for more clouds on monday with the slight chance of an isolated shower. most of the rain will stay over california and arizona.
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closed captioning will resume shortly but first we start fox five news at five with breaking news. a man is arrested for sexual misconduct... to his apartment. this is 63-year-old jose azucena -- also known as "david" -- to people living in complex. police are looking for more possible victims. police say he would lure the kids with candy... then commit sexual acts. this all happened within the last year at a complex near charleston and nellis. azucena has been charged with sexual assault... kidnapping... and lewdness. anyone who believes their child is a victim should call metro police's sexual
if you know more information about azucena... you can also leave an anonymous tip at crimestoppers. 702-385-55-55. " recreational marijuana won't go into effect for another year but we're already seeing the impacts of nevadans voting yes on question 2. i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck. the das office says they're holding off on prosecuting anyone charged with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. fox5's abby theodros talked with a man who was charged just six months ago- he says this is big news : i want to show you what an ounce looks like- 146 people were arrested for carrying less than this last year. now people like anton mcallister are excited about the news light it (nat) smoke it (nat) eat it (nat) - big changes ahead for marijuana users in clark county anton mcallister: i wish it happened earlier because if it