tv FOX5 News This Morning FOX November 29, 2016 4:30am-5:00am PST
with fox5. north breezes continue today 15 to 25 mph with chilly daytime highs. we will top out at 56 degrees today with mostly clear skies. we are gearing up for our first freeze of the season with advisories going into effect from 2am to 8am wednesday morning for temperatures dropping between 28-32 degrees. high temperatures hold in the mid 50s. wednesday and thursday with our morning start in the mid 30s around las vegas. high temperatures will be in the 50s. another system drops in friday 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
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is your emergency?" caller: hi. i'm at ohio state right outside of watts hall and there was a guy who crashed his car into a bunch of people and ran out with a knife taking down people." operator: "franklin county 911." caller: "yeah. i'm on the ohio state campus. there's been a--i think there's some type of terror attack...because they guy ran across through a crowd of students. he did it purposely." the 18-year old man who attacked students at ohio state may have ties to a somali terror group. monday's incident left eleven people injured, at least one critically. the suspect was killed by a police officer less than a minute after the attack began. fox's kelly wright has the latest from washington.
artan drove into a crowd on campus... and then got out of his car and stabbed students until a police officer shot and killed him. eleven people were injured in the incident. king says: "i believe this has all the indicators of terrorism. i will be surprised if it is not. obviously we can't make a final conclusion but everything is there. somali refugee. the type of attack. hitting people with his vehicle." muslim leaders are now condemning the attack... and believe the alone. nimer says: "we would like to urge everyone not to jump to conclusions and let investigators do their jobs. responding to acts of violence with hate is never the solution." but some experts believe abdul may be connected to a terror network tied to the somali terror group al- shabaab. schaffer says: "this was an act of terror by everyone's definition. i think we have to accept at this point in time there are cells
functioning within these larger communities." witnesses are now describing their reaction to the moments when the violence broke out. mos says: "and then, people were like really running, and like really screaming. i'm like this is, somethings going on. then i heard the three gunshots and from about that same area, and i was like uhhh crap, what do i do." (on-cam tag) the motive of the attack is now under investigation. in washington, kelly wright, fox news.>> the ohio state university shooting college campuses across the country, ramping up security. u-n-l-v's police chief says the campus has never had to deal with an active shooter situation, but that doesn't mean they aren't prepared. u-n-l-v police go through at least a dozen seminars and two active shooters simulations every year. test alerts also go out to students and staff. "if you are able to lock yourself in place, you can if it's near by. if you can
to do that and as a last resort we ask you to basically fight for your life" police also ask everyone near campus to stay alert and if you see something... say something! a valley man who was victimized himself, decided to buy a security system. but he never expected it to catch what it did. his surveillance system filmed an armed robbery, that happened right in front of his home over the weekend. martinez valle has a look at the shocking video.
the robbery happened outside his house... and the suspects may be linked to a home burglary he was a victim of a few weeks ago... " they match the description of the suspects from the home burglary yea" metro's been investigating the prior home burglary... today palmer sent them these videos... showing them the confrontation outside his home. " having that video surveillance both inside and outside is very critical" " both of the suspects ran out of this storm drain (and made their towards the front door)" " (same surveillance) (from the storm drain ) and made their way towards the front door, that's where they attacked the victim, took something from him,( surveillance video) before running away again" < cover with still shots of suspects and victim> " its very important that we identify that victim too... we want to know who they are, exactly what they were doing there in that location, what they had in their hands, and what they did directly afterwards, the suspects that is" " i hope it spurrs the police to be a little more proactive" miguel martinez valle fox5 news local las vegas>> police are advising homeowners to install surveillance cameras because if you fall victim to a crime, that physical evidence will make
to solve the case. president obama has signed a bill into law that aims to end long wait times for the v-a crisis line. the goal is to get these vets in touch with a qualified person in a timely manner. the bill creates a quality assurance process. the embattled v-a system has been dealing with long wait times for several years now. the new legislation signed monday comes after federal investigators substantiated allegations that some calls went into a voicemail system and that some veterans didn't get immediate here at home, u-s vets in downtown las vegas is undergoing a major renovation. a team will kick off plans to expand the organization's kitchen today. u-s vets provides housing, counseling, career development and support to military veterans and their families. the project will add one-thousand square feet of new kitchen space, that will include a walk-in refrigerator and storage area, a commercial oven and cooktop. it will also be wheelchair accessible. the work should be completed in
"blue star mothers" is spreading holiday cheer by preparing stockings to send to troops overseas. today the group will be putting stocking together to thank them for their service and help brighten their holidays. members of the henderson community will be helping assemble the stocking today. the event starts at 9:30 this morning at the henderson convention center. the stockings will be sent to service men and women who are currently stationed overseas. now that black frid business saturday and cyber monday are over, its time for giving tuesday. giving tuesday is a popular time of year for people to make donations and raise awareness for local non-profit organizations. some of those organizations include big brothers, big sisters... safe nest... shade tree and opportunity village. today las vegas mayor carolyn goodman will sign a declaration designating november 29, 2016 as giving tuesday. peter dawson joins us live at 5 a-m to explain how you can get involved in the global movement las vegas, rio and
passing of fidel castro, many cuban americans are celebrating the passing of the former leader. last night, th chanting "libertad" meaning freedom at a celebration in miami, florida. miami police shut down major streets at one point - when the crowd grew to more than 35- hundred people. meantime in cuba, thousands are waiting in long lines to pay their final respects to the leader many there viewed as a revolutionary. in the wake of fidel castro's death, the first scheduled commercial flight from the u-s to havana in more than 50 years landed monday. passengers arrived during an official 9-day mourning period, as cubans packed
the revolution to pay homage to castro. several airlines began routes to other cuban cities earlier this year. late last ngiht, a jetblue flight arrived in havana from new york. the world's fastest growing airline just added las vegas as a destination city. qatar airways currently flies to more than 150 destinations across six continents. las vegas now joins 7 other new destinations, like australia, dublin- ireland and rio de janiero among others it looks forward to welcoming these new destinations starting next year. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. north breezes continue today 15 to 25 mph with chilly daytime highs. we will top out at 56 degrees today with mostly clear skies. we are gearing up for our first freeze of the season with advisories going into effect from 2am to 8am wednesday morning
28-32 degrees. high temperatures hold in the mid 50s. wednesday and thursday with our morning start in the mid 30s around las vegas. high temperatures will be in the 50s. another system drops in friday 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
up one thing for a day and use that money to help others. people are posting pictures of the things they've given with the hashtag "my sacrifice for the day." it can be anything, even if it's something simple like a cup of coffee or lunch. the student is a navy veteran herself so she says she understands the struggles vets face. "las vegas has approximately 2 thousand homeless veterans here and a lot of them are not visually seen and so the organization we're actually donating to, they have the access to contact these individuals and unfortunately it's not only adult men and women but there's families as well." the fundraising efforts are paying off so far. thomas has raised 875-dollars towards her 2- thousand dollar goal. you can find a link to the go-fund-me page under the links section on our homepage fox5 vegas dot com it's the end of an
getting a new name. the rebel yell will now be known as the scarlet and gray free press. several months ago the paper's staff started taking name suggestions and then slowly narrowed it down by polling other students on campus. right now the paper is in survival mode. a few weeks ago, students were told they need to raise 30-thousand dollars in the next couple of months to keep the newspaper afloat. kicking back with a cold one, could turn into a dream come true for one football anheuser busch is offering up super bowl tickets... for life! the beer maker has hidden 37- thousand gold cans in 18, 24 and 30-packs of bud light. if you find one, upload a photo with the "hashtag s-b-tix-4-life" and "hashtag sweeps." six people will be selected weekly to win a pair of season tickets. one lucky winner will take home the grand prize, a pair
51 years. the super bowl 51 promotion runs through january 13th. don't forget you can catch super bowl 51 right here on fox5 on sunday, february 5th. now that thanksgiving is over... our focus to the most festive holiday of the year... christmas! this means we'll be seeing a lot of celebrity holiday specials in the weeks ahead. more's sean mcallister has more on this long-standing tradition.
entertaining the troops! (( nats -- bing crosby special )) spanning more two decades, bing crosby has also brough his own brand of cheer... inviting friends like frank sinatra, carol burnett and fred astaire to make the season merry. then there's entertainment legend andy williams! (( nats -- andy williams special )) it was on william's holiday special where we saw a very young donny and marie! (( sot -- donny on andy williams )) and since those early years of entertaining for the holidays... the osmonds have continued the trend. (( sot -- donny on holiday performances )) this year is no different --- donny
again touring the country with their holiday show. (( nats -- donny and marie holiday ))>> this year fox will air its own celebrity special. "taraji's white hot holidays" airs next thursday, december 8th here on fox5. we are just a few days away from a santa-takeover! saturday morning, thousands of santas will hit the ground running in downtown las vegas for the "las vegas great santa run." all registered racers will receive a santa suit to run in. festivities kick off at nine saturday morning. the santa run benefits opportunity village. coming up in our 8 a-m hour, a representative from opportunity village will join us in studio to explain just how important funds
this life-sized gingerbread house is calling your name! it took a team from the "ritz- carlton dove mountain" in marana, arizona about a week to built the gingerbread house. they used five- thousand tiles of baked gingerbread... nearly 900-pounds of sugar and 350-pounds of flour to construct it. it's available during the holidays for dinner reservations. you and your guests can even cozy up by the toasty fireplace. a family in russia just adopted an unlikely pet... a deer! check this out. the family actually nursed the injured baby deer back to health, and decided to keep it after local nature reserves and zoos refused to care for it. the young deer, named mila, is very curious and loves
family's two little ones. mila has been drinking baby milk formula to help regain her full strength. russian law states wild animals must live in their natural habitat. but in this case, the authorities made an exception. plenty more straight ahead on fox5 news this morning... a plane crash in colombia has left over 70 dead.. and 6 people in the hospital.. including a soccer team that was heading for a semi-finals match. what we know about this developing story. plus-- we had black friday.. cyber monday.. and now its time to help your community.. this giving tuesday. peter dawson will join us live with how you can
first - cassandra jones joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. north breezes continue today 15 to 25 mph with chilly daytime highs. we will top out at 56 degrees today with mostly clear skies. we are gearing up for our fi season with advisories going into effect from 2am to 8am wednesday morning for temperatures dropping between 28-32 degrees. high temperatures hold in the mid 50s. wednesday and thursday with our morning start in the mid 30s around las vegas. high temperatures will be in the 50s. another system drops in friday 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