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or imagine something similar here but the ugly truth is that is very possible... and police say that is always a large part of their duties.. to ensure student safety... fox5's vince sapienza spoke with campus police with what steps they're taking to make sure the school is protected.... adam..cyndi.... u-n-l-v police are making sure they are phyiscal and visual presence today... i'm told detectives who normally don't wear the blue police uniforms... wore them all day.. just to help ease the students minds and nerves... now obviously this has been a big story today... but police say this is something they talk about.. review.. go over.. all year long... they have a dozen seminars a pair of active shooter simulations each year.. just to make sure they are up on everything they need to be up on... police tell me there have been
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campus... and if there was students and faculty would receive an alert on their cell phones... from u-n-l-v.. i'm vince sapienza..
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coming up in about ten minutes we sit down with legal analyst bob massi to talk about a university's liability in situations like this. construction continues at the airport connector... on the 2-15. and that means more traffic headaches for drivers. the eastbound lanes will be closed overnight-- between the airport connector and warm springs road. travelers heading to the airport... will still be able to use the road. the closures start at 9 p-m tonight... and last until 5 a-m tuesday. the county says crews still need to finish installing parts for the new fly-over. it's the same work that closed the freeway last weekend. two nevada inmates were hospitalized after a massive brawl in a prison camp outside elko. officals say as many as seventy inmates were involved. the state department of corrections say police from surrounding areas helped stop the fight. it happened last night at the carlin conservation camp. no officers or guards were inured. elko county sheriff says the inmates were armed with weapons made of broom handles and towel racks. a family lost their home--
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by a wood burning stove last night. henderson fire crews say it happened near the 95 and college drive. 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 structure... and the family's belongings. fire crews have deemed the cause of the fire an accident. ruckriegel says: "if you've never had a fireplace before i would really suggest you get a chimney sweep... somebody to come out and talk to you about how you use it and how you maintain it, how you use it, how you operate it even." fire officals around the country are reminding folks to stay safe this winter. a fireplace can quickly become a hazard it you don't take proper precautions. the type of wood can make a difference... and making sure your chimney is properly cleaned. chimneys and fireplaces are blamed for more than 20-thousand fires nationwide every year. the election drama is still not over.
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he doesn't believe hillary clinton won the popular vote. he's also blasting the former democratic nominee for participating in a recount effort that he labels without evidence or nuance a scam. yasmin amer has more. like many of donald trump's controversiesthi s one started on twitter. the president elect tweeted sunday - quote "in addition to winning the electoral college in a landslide, i won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally." trump is the president- electdespite losing the popular vote by almost two-million votes. there has been no evidence of any kind of massive voter fraud over the weekend-in a move unprecedented by a president elect- trump unleashed a series of angry tweets about a vote recount effort...spearheade d by the green party's jill stein. the clinton campaign announcing saturday they would participate while making clear they are not
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trump's senior advisor kellyanne conway slammed the efforts. (kellyanne conway, senior trump advisor) "the idea that we're going to drag this out now where the president-elect has been incredibly magnanimous to the clintons' and the obamas' is pretty incredible." stein has raised more than five million dollars for fees and court costs associated with a recount in wisconsin. the move coming after data security experts raised concerns over discrepancies between areas that used paper ballots versus electronic. it's an effort incoming chief of staff reince priebus called a total waste of time during an interview on fox news. (reince priebus, incoming chief of staff) "it's ridi fundraising notoriety-driven fraud by a person who won 33,000 votes in wisconsin...to president-elect trump who won 1.4 million." i'm yasmin amer reporting. the recount in wisconsin is set to begin next week. the green party is also seeking recounts in michigan and pennsylvania. a theme park in japan tried to impress it's visitors with a new ice display. but instead got a lot of backlash. the response they got after freezing thousands of fish
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and what the park is doing to make it right. plus-- a pizza company is getting into the christmas spirit. the animals their training to deliver pies this holiday season! this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live local news right now
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park, 'space world', has apologized for freezing 5,000 fish in a skating rink. the park was forced to close the attraction on sunday after public backlash. the special winter attraction was called "freezing port" -- and included fish, crabs and other shellfish, embedded into the ice. space world manager toshimi takeda says the reaction has been "brutal." takeda says that the park will remove the fish from the skate rink, hold a religious service for them, and then reuse them as fertilizer. here's another winter story from japan -- domino's pizza chains will now offer deliveres there... by reindeer! the service is meant to help make sure customers get their pizza... even if there's a road blocked by snow. each reindeer has a g-p-s tracker so workers will be able to track their progress... and the pizza
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backs. the company is working with the researching center of hokkaido to make sure the animals are safe. some unlv students want you to take on a challange. the sacrifice they're asking folks to give up-- to donate to veterans around the country. we'll tell you how you can help make a difference. for the latest breaking news weather and traffic-- download the fox5 mobile app and take us with you on the go! we stream our newscasts anytime we're on air. the best part-- it's free! your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live
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it's common knowledge by now-- if you see something....say something. but with dangerous situations like the attack at o-s- u....are universities liable if a student is injured or killed
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bob massi is here with more. closed captioning
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closed captioning will resume shortly send questions and comments about inside the law to bob dot massi at fox five vegas dot com. now fox5 weather 24/7 the fall chill has arrived with temperatures staying below average for mo o the week ahead. the clouds moving through today are associated with a disturbance moving across our area tonight. showers will stay north and east of the las vegas valley, but it will turn breezy for your monday evening with 15 to
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overnight lows bottom out in the low 40s. skies clear out tuesday; we'll stay breezy with mostly sunny skies. high temperatures hold in the mid 50s. wednesday and thursday morning will start out with temperatures in the mid 30s around las vegas; our lowest temperatures so far this season. neighborhoods on the outskirts of the valley will be hovering around freezing for morning lows. high temperatures will be in the 50s. another system
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bringing more clouds with gusty winds across the area. we look to stay dry at this point with highs in the low 50s on friday. look for more sun this weekend with temperatures pushing closer to 60 degrees. closed captioning
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a group of u-n-l-v students want you to challenge yourself... and give
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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 donate-- we have all the links on our website-- fox5 vegas dot com. tickets for the electric daisy carnival are on sale now! e-d-c 2017 tickets became available today at noon. the early bird prices sold out in less than twenty minutes! e-d-c 2017 will be held next june at the las vegas motor speedway. more than 200 artists will perform on several stages... from dusk to dawn. e-d-c celebrates life... love... and music. this will be its 21- st anniversary. more than 400- thousand people attended the festival last year. tickets to the superbowl would be the ultimate gift for the sports fan in your life. now you've got a chance to score
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where to look for your chance
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here's a look at some of the 'all new' stories we are working for fox5 news at six. a small sacrifice to show
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sacrifice. we'll hear from a u-n-l-v student on what she's giving up... to raise money for our local veterans. plus... let it snow! you may have spotted it on top of the mountains today. how many inches of snow fell at lee canyon this past weekend... it's like willy wonka, except with football and beer! bud light is offering one lucky fan, super bowl tickets for life! here's what you do: find one of the 37-thousand golden "bud light" cans being distributed across the then, take a picture with the can and post it on social media with the hashtag #s-b- tix-4-life and hashtag-sweeps. leading up to the super bowl, six winners will will be chosen per week... to get a pair of season tickets to the their favorite team. then from that group, the big winner will be picked during the week of january sixteenth. super bowl 51 is set for february fifth. thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 6
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live from las vegas fox5 news at 6 starts now. a disturbing story out of pahrump. a dog tied and shot several times... and it appears the animal was used for target practice. now -- the suspect is still on the run. unlv is reacting to the attack on ohio's states campus. i'm vince sapienza, live at unlv comingp a man sexually assaults an 8-year- old girl and now police need your help catching him before he strikes again. this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas a dog is tied to a pole... then shot several times. i'm adam herbets. i'm cyndi lundeberg. it happened near pahrump... and the

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