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body was dragged outside.. where they found it in an alleyway. one woman is behind bars charged with accessory to murder. so far police have not arrested the shooter. they ask anyone with information about the case-- to come forward. a family lost their home this weekend... after a chimney fire was sparked by a wood burning stove. henderson fire crews say it happened near the 95 and college drive saturday night. they say two people were home when the fire started. they were able to get out safely. crews say the damage will cost around 245- thousand dollars. that includes cost of the and the family's belongings. fire crews have deemed the cause of the fire an accident. and be the first to know about breaking news-- by downloading our mobile app. you can also watch livestreams of our newscast... any time we're on the air. today marks the beginning of the nine days of mourning for former cuban leader fidel castro... who passed away this weekend at the age of 90. large memorial ceremonies are scheduled throughout the week... in havana, cuba...
upcoming sunday. reactions to fidel castro's death have been divisive... and in miami... a group of exiles are calling for democracy in cuba. mos: this cuban exile community lives! and renews today (speaking in spanish) its commitment in solidarity of the cuban people inside the island who struggle for freedom and democracy. members of the city's cuban- american community... are planning a rally this wednesday at the bay of pigs memorial. hope all who have been affected by this regime will attend. preparations are underway for a presidential vote recount... in wisconsin. fox's bret lemoine has more on how the green party... is making sure everything goes smoothly. his week, expect a big crowd at suburban bourbon in muskego - but not for a meal. volunteers will soon be digesting a long list of 'dos and don'ts' at a meeting here pertaining to wisconsins presidential
right now, we have more than 3,000 observers registered." state green party official george martin says volunteers across the state will not be allow to touch ballots -- martin says: "but we can stand there to observe." martin has been heavily involved in the proceeding since the campaign for former green party presidential candidate jill stein filed paperwork on friday, initiating a recount of the presidential vote. martin says: "the machines may not have been accurate. but also there is human error - and also politics." martin believes the discrepancy between exit polls and actual votes tabulated my machines should be cause for concern from all voters. martin says: "that gap is so wide, that this statistically would only occur in one in every 800 presidential elections." political expert mordecai lee says it's doubtful a recount will change the results. he's equally suspicious the results... were tampered with in the first place. lee says: "it would be really hard to hack and change the results in terms of what is accessible." even so - marin says
recount of the results - and martin says he's prepared to take the matter to court monday if a hand-recount is denied. leaders say their goal is simply to make sure the election was fair. martin says: "if it is not as we requested per our affidavit, we will be in court monday afternoon seeking that it be mandated." bret lemoine reporting. president-elect trump is now claiming... millions of people voted illegally in the presidential election. in a tweet sent out yesterday afternoon... trump said he - quote - won the popular vote... if you deduct millions of illegal votes - end quote. trump did not say where he got this information from... and so far there's no evidence to support it. he also tweeted it would have been easier for him to win the popular vote... than the electoral college... if he had campaigned in only three to four states instead of fifteen. president-elect donald trump-- will have another day full of meetings today... including discussions about prospective white house and cabinet
whitfield looks at who's who in the trump administration so far. president-elect donald trump will have another day full of meetings monday... including discussions about prospective white house and cabinet picks. fredricka whitfield looks at who's who in the trump administration so far. --reporter pkg-as follows-- this past week, president-elect trump has announced two cabinet-level posts... south carolina governor nikki haley to serve as u-n ambassador... activist betsy devos for education secretary they join his other picks: retired three-star general mike flynn, for national security advisor. flynn helped destroy extremist networks in afghanistan and iraq, and is known as a skilled intelligence officer, even though he was forced out as head of the defense intelligence agency, reportedly over his combative management style. kansas representative mike pompeo has been tapped to be the next cia director. elected to congress in 2010, pompeo was a tea party favorite, and one of the lead republicans investigating the 2012 benghazi attack. then there's steve bannon, trump's chief strategist. he spent seven years
an investment banker for goldman sachs, and a hollywood investor. most recently he's made it his mission to take down the republican party establishment. alabama senator jeff sessions is nominated for u-s attorney general, the former prosecutor has opposed immigration reform as well as bipartisan proposals to cut mandatory minimum prison sentences. sessions has been accused of calling civil rights groups "un-american" and criticizing the voting rights act. and finally the chairman of the republican national committee, reince priebus, who will be the president- elect's chief of staff. while he's a mainstream pick that many republicans find encouraging, some tea party leaders fear preibus is too much of a washington insider. a manhunt is underway in new orleans... following a shoot-out yesterday... that left one man dead and nine injured. the shooting took place yesterday morning... in the french quarter. one man, 25 year old demontris toliver, was killed.
victims injured are in the hospital but stable... while the other five have been released. police say the shoot-out occured between two men arguing... and police are searching through surveillance footage of these men. landrieu: "they were not from new orleans, but we will find them and we will go to the ends of the earth to make sure that we bring them to justice." police did arrest two men carrying illegal firearms after the shooting... however one of those individuals is a victim in the shooting... and the other is unrelated to the case. new orleans police made 11 arrests for illegal firearms this past weekend alone. several people were wounded in a shoot-out in kansas city yesterday. officers were called to the scene after reports of gun- fire. once at the scene... officers saw people in nearby vehicles shooting at each other... and at least one officer opened fire. seven people were injured... and authorities are looking for possible suspects. protests continue in massachusetts... over hampshire college's refusal to fly the american flag. springfield mayor domenic sarno joined veterans in protest yesterday over the decision.
involving the american flag since the presidential election... the college board voted to stop flying any flag on campus for the time being. mayor sarno argues it's a matter of respect. mayor domenic sarno: it's because of our veterans and many who have given the ultimate sacrifice and their families that we're able to lead the lives we lead, because of your efforts. the same goes for hampshire college. no matter what way you think or not think. it is because of our veterans." students can still fly their own flags on campus. hundreds of people sang on the steps of the lincoln memorial this weekend... calling for hope and unity. members of the inter-faith gathering... assembled yesterday to promote a message of peace... following weeks of protests throughout the country. more than 30 organizations were represented... during the event. aviva albert: "all these people were just coming together and that made it seem like we
aside." micha albert: "i just thought it was really cool." rachel albert:"i really wanted to expose my kids to finding their voice in a positive way." the organizers chose the lincoln memorial... based on its historical significance... as a place that stood against injustice and hate. it's not every day you see a couple get married in a supermarket... but that's what happened in georgia last week. when we return... how this couple's thanksgiving day was a blessed one. and u-n-l-v students are doing their part... to help out local veterans. what they're doing... and how you can
a powerball player in tennessee hit the jackpot this player in tennessee hit the jackpot this weekend. a single ticket sold in lafayette saturday night... matched all six powerball numbers. that ticket is worth nearly 421 million dollars. now, the winner has not come forward yet... but per lottery rules... he or she has 180
good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. waking up to a slight chance of some drizzle & high elevation snow with afternoon breezes continuing to 30 mph. daytime highs will continue to trend a few degrees below seasonal averages for the next few days with highs only in the mid to low 50's over the next six days. wind gusts to 45 mph can be expected this afternoon across esmeralda and central nye counties. the cooler air will remain in the forecast with some clouds before another slight chance of showers returns friday. slight warming back to up 60 degrees is
tour in afghanistan... and was at the supermarket looking for cranberries... when he saw mary there, too. they started dating after... and when it came time for marriage... there was only one place to host their special day. tinson: "on thanksgiving day, he said what he wanted to do is to give thanks to the lord for the old going out and the new coming in. "wicker:"on thanksgiving i mean we all have things to be thankful for and we appreciate them allowing us to be a part of this special moment." there were over 70 witnesses for the tinsons' wedding. the supermarket helped with the planning... including live music and a wedding cake...topped with cranberries. a cafe owner in new mexico doesn't have prices on his menu. the food isn't free... he just wants you to pay what you feel... and possibly pay it forward. soyoung kim has more. inspired by a restaurant while traveling in australia (david wade mccullough) "that
you feel model" david wade mccullough decided to adopt this philosophy serving food with no set prices on the menu. he started food karma in albuquerque three years ago. (david wade mccullough) "at the downtown growers market in robinson park" what started as a pop-up stand quickly grew. (david wade mccullough) "to buy a food trailer that helped us expand our business". three years later. food karma has found a place to call home. karma caf0 officially opened past week. (david wade mccullough) "we'll be open six days a week". (soyoung kim) "the owner says it's thanks to people who believed in this vision that allowed him to get to this point." (david wade mccullough) "we've been volunteering mostly for three years to get it up and off the ground." not just the employees... but the loyal customers who have been there since the beginning. (luke resnick) "my family has been getting breakfast from them at the grower's market since they started". who also believed in karma caf0's mission. (sidni lamb) "it's a
david says running karma cafe and food karma has really confirmed his belief that people want to do good. (david wade mccullough) "most people are fair and honest and want to contribute" and has found that generosity is relative. (david wade mccullough) "even if people are say homeless of struggling, they still want to contribute or pay what they can." he says some days are lean. but says the reason why he continues to do it -- is very simple. (david wade mccullough) "giving people a place, a safe place where they can come and have something to eat." a group of u-n-l-v students want you to challenge yourself... and give something up... in order to help out our local veterans. it's a fundraiser through a facebook challenge-- called "my sacrifice for the day." the idea started as a school project-- and the students decided to bring it to life. donors would sacrifice one thing for the day like a gourmet coffee or cocktail... and then donate that money to a veterans charity. if you want to
our website-- fox5 vegas dot com. mayor carolyn goodman is proclaiming tomorrow... november 29th as hashtag-giving- tuesday in las vegas... to recognize and celebrate nonprofit organizations... giving-tuesday is meant to be a day to raise funds and awareness for your favorite nonprofit... this month...the l-g-b-t-q center of southern nevada will join the movement... the public is encouraged to donate to the center... every dollar given will go towards the life- affirming program. we all love meeting santa... some more than others. but this next dog may claim to love santa... more than you. we'll show you how this pup reacted... when she met jolly old saint nick face to face.
kya actually has her own instagram page... so if you want to follow her for more cute faces... you can do so. plenty more straight ahead on fox5 news this morning... its cyber monday.. and zappos is offering more than just great deals.. they're also helping people take home puppies. mike doria joins us live.. with more on this
right now a valley girl is sexually assulted on thankgiving.. and the suspect is still on the loose. who police say they are looking for. cuba is beginning nine days of mourning following the death of fidel castro. but some people are celebrating.. rather than weeping. cc will continue shorlty good morning i'm dave hall. and i'm monica jackson welcome to fox5 news this morning.
jones joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. good morning i'm cassana with fox5. waking up to a slight chance of some drizzle & high elevation snow with afternoon breezes continuing to 30 mph. daytime highs will continue to trend a few degrees below seasonal averages for the next few days with highs only in the mid to low 50's over the next six days. wind