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live from las vegas, fox5 news this morning starts now get ready to dig in your pocket the next time you head down to the strip. we'll explain the one way you can avoid paying the new pay-to-park fee at caesars' properties. it's time to roll up your sleeve nevada's largest blood drive causing a li friendly competition between our local first responders how you can help make this a win-win for everyone! as nascar fans get ready for a wild week, cowboys and cowgirls are rustlin' in to town for their own competition. find out where you can catch up with country's finest. good morning
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and i'm maria silva. welcome to fox5 news this morning. 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. the coldest weather las vegas has felt in nearly 10 months is on the way this morning. a freeze warning is in effect for the las vegas valley until 8 am wednesday. neighborhoods will be dropping into the low 30s and upper 20s overnight. skies will be mostly clear on wednesday with high temperatures only in the mid 50s; below average for this time of year. skies stay mostly sunny thursday with mid 50s before
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nevada stays dry, but we see more cloud cover with gusty winds to 35 mph. high temperatures hold in the mid to low 50s. temperatures moderate this weekend with highs back up around 60 degrees on sunday before another big temperature drop arrives tuesday with highs only in the 40's. a young man is dead and metro police say his father admitted to shooting him. just after 8 last night, officers were on a routine call at an apartment complex at rainbow near windmill, when they heard three gunshots. that's when a man walked out of his apartment and told officers he had shot his son. officers found the man, in his early 20's with a gunshot wound to the chest. he died on the scene. police say the man's father is cooperating with their investigation. "we don't know what actually happened inside the apartment and what actually happened. there were no calls to police, only one other person we could find that heard anything, so we have some work to do to figure out what happened here
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hopefully he can shed some light on that." the man's father was arrested on murder charges. police are now interviewing him as they look into the father and son's past history. they are also asking neighbors to come forward if they think they heard anything. the man who broke out of his handcuffs and escaped custody in north las vegas has been linked to more crimes. police are now connecting alonso perez to five other crimes that happened over the summer. fox5's miguel martinez valle spoke with the d-a about the alleged crime spree.
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mohommad robinson outside a local mcdonalds three months ago. now, test results from cartridge casings found at the crime scene have connected perez to a series of other shootings... " if these accusations turn out to be true he's a dangerous guy, and he has according to the accusations caused a lot of harm to a lot of people" i went through police reports. in them, i found perez's crime spree started on july 25th... he shot at a local motel. the report calls it assault with a deadly weapon... < in corner of timeline video of motel crime> on august 15th another shooting, this time battery with a deadly weapon five days later, a deadly shooting, police are investigating perez for murder with a deadly weapon then, august 27th: robinson's murder. < video of robinson on boxx in corner> just a few hours later, on august 28th... perez is accused of shooting and killing a man on a motorcycle... " had it not been for what happened with mohommad, he probably would still be running a muck, killing people, and getting away
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shootings, police arrested perez and had him in a holding cell. perez broke out of handcuffs and escaped north las vegas police custody. officers recaptured him 4 days later. the district attorney is now considering the death penalty. " if he's elligable for the death penalty we are gonna take a hard look at it, because the accusations are that he's killed at least two people and caused a lot of harm" miguel martinez valle fox5 news local las vegas>> perez is due back on court next week for one of the battery cases. court dates for the other five cases against him will take place in the next few months. nevada's largest blood drive is sparking competition between our local first responders. the heroes challenge blood drive kicks off at 7 a-m at u-m-c. a local mother and guest speaker at the event tells fox5 that blood donations are essential to keeping her son alive. she says he receives blood transfusions every few weeks. local police, firefighters and hospital staff will
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the most pints at today's blood drive. all donors will get free tickets to local shows. the blood drive goes from 7 a-m to 7 tonight. it looks like m-g-m started a trend! caesars entertainment will begin charging guests for parking next month. all of caesars' properties, except for the rio, will be a part of the paid valet and self- parking initiative. the company says the move will improve the parking experience for locals with valid i-d who are total rewards members platinum status or higher... will still be able to self-park for free. chances are you'll see a lot of nascar jackets in the valley this week. here's why... nascar burnout nascar champion's
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the burnout on the strip is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon at 2:30. there will be burnouts in the intersection of spring mountain and las vegas boulevard and at the harmon interchange. friday night the wynn will host nascar's sprint cup series awards. las vegas mayor carolyn goodman is welcoming nascar fans and drivers to the our city. "welcome you to champion's week here in las vegas, november 28th to december 2nd. 20th anniversary of the las vegas motor speedway. we welcome you all and look forward to seeing you." the winner of the sprint n-m-p-a most popular driver award will be revealed at the awards show friday night. dale earnhardt junior has won the award for the past 13 seasons. the cowboys are also wrangling fans to the valley this week. thousands of cowboys and
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town for the 32-nd annual wrangler national finals rodeo. the 10-day event takes place at the thomas and mack center. rodeo contestants will compete in bareback riding... tie down roping.... barrel racing and bull riding. 18-thousand fans are expected to attend the rodeo each day. last-ditch effort. "hat's something you would maybe see maybe in mississippi or alabama but not nevada." u-n-l-v journalism students are trying to save their beloved paper, as it tries to move forward with a new identity. folks are bundled up in the sweaters, hats and gloves and it gets colder and colder outside. but those the chilly temps aren't
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over at downtown summerlin. we'll show you
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overnight temps
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30's, but that isn't stopping familes from getting out and celebrating the holidays. fox5's cyndi lundeberg shows us how they're getting into the festive spirit over at downtown summerlin.
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annoying toy after making their christmas wish... nats it was picture time... (nats so cute) d oh my god he did so good he was sniffing everything cd- grover enjoyed santa more than libby cd- she cried but he gave her a cool nose despite the chilly weather... gd we were all bundled up wearing sweaters these fali what makes the season bright... gd the three of us and one of him cyndi lundeberg fox5 news local las vegas>> as it gets colder and colder outside, many people are looking for ways to warm up indoors, but remember, you need to be careful in the cold. never use an extension cord with space heaters and keep them away from other items. also remember to unplug it when you're done using it.
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gas appliances to heat your home... you run a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning! and beware of candles, they can easily spark fires if left unattended. here are a few lighting and safety tips from n-v energy. they recommend switching to energy-efficient lights whenever possible. don't overload your electrical circuits. check fuses or breaker panels to see how much added energy your home can handle. don't run extension cords under rugs, around furniture legs or across doorways. and make sure there's a bulb in each socket of light strings even if it's burned out. if you have a real christmas tree, water it often to prevent it from drying out and sparking a fire. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. the coldest weather las vegas has felt in nearly 10 months is on the way this morning. a freeze warning is in effect for the las vegas valley until 8 am wednesday. neighborhoods will be dropping into
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skies will be mostly clear on wednesday with high temperatures only in the mid 50s; below average for this time of year. skies stay mostly sunny thursday with mid 50s before a system moves in friday. southern nevada stays dry, but we see more cloud cover with gusty winds to 35 mph. high temperatures hold in the mid to low 50s. temperatures moderate this weekend with highs back up around 60 degrees on sunday before another big temperature drop arrives tuesday with highs only in the 40's. the student run paper at unlv is
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the student run paper at unlv is getting a new name, but it might not even matter. as fox5's adam herbets explains, the paper is in survival mode right now, as students work to raise money to keep it afloat.
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i won't give a rendition of it here but it's supposedly a pretty frightening screech sot whack a mole (nats) so now the paper is trying to move forward with a new identity. the scarlet and gray free press... i think any name is probably better than the rebel yell. it's kind of a mouthful but in the end i think people will get used to it. ... well, like it or not people wont be getting used to any name... if they paper doesnt get more money. it's really not about the name of the paper in their case it's about what they're covering and how well they're doing it that's something you would maybe see maybe in mississippi or alabama but not nevada keith moyer is the editor in chief of the review journal... i taught journalism at the university of minnesota he admits... you dont see newspapers across the country giving away a whole lot of money these days... but theyd be willing to do it to save the future of journalism. the one stipulation i would have is they can't touch our editorial content the rj says that's no problem... too many good students come from unlv's journalism
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great and all but you wouldn't be ready for a job without doing actual journalism adam herbets fox5 news local las vegas>> tis' the season of giving... and one local community is doing its part to put a smile on some kids' faces. "skye canyon" just donated 100 bikes and helmets to the "boys and girls club of southern nevada." it was all part of "giving tuesday," a national day where people are encouraged to volunteer or favorite charities. "since bike riding and trails and parks are such a fundamental component of our community, we thought it was great to donate bikes to the boys and girls club and to kids to hopefully start them off on a lifelong learned adventure with bikes." the c-e-o of the boys and girls club says some of those bikes will also go to underprivileged students from c- c-s-d. millions of lights are shining bright at the las vegas motor speedway. glittering lights
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that benefits speedway children's charities. the light show opens daily at 5:30 p-m. it costs 20- dollars per car to drive through. 30-dollars on friday and saturday nights. glittering lights runs through january 7th. this weekend thousands of santas will be racing through the streets of downtown. saturday is the las vegas great santa run and you can join in the fun. festivities kick off at nine a-m. the 5-k starts at 10. the santa run benefits opportunity village. a group of runners from around the world are braving the cold in the antartic ice marathon! it brings runners to the south pole to battle snow... ice... and freezing temperatures. participants have to run around the glacier exploration camp... twice! runners say the elements really test their endurance. kicking back for
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great. "the big factor is that when you go into a cinema, you're going to get full service." see how this new luxury theater is changing the way we go to the movies. country's finest trio is sticking around the las vegas strip. the major milestone just reached by caesars' coolest headliners. ((music))
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to keep its country flare for a bit longer. "my maria don't you know i've come a long, long way i been longin' to see her when she's around she takes my blues away sweet maria." reba mcentire and
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their residency at caesars colosseum. they've added 12 additional performances going into 20-17, making it the longest-running country music residency since the colosseum opened in 20-03. tickets for the new dates go on sale this friday! a-t-and-t is giving people a new option to watch t-v, without being tied down to a cable or satellite contract. today the company is launching its live t-v streaming service called "direc-tv now." those signed up for the service will be able to watch t-v programming on their smartphones... tablets and internet- connected t-v's. prices start at 35-bucks a month for more than 60- channels. starting today, movie fans can kick back at a new luxury theater in downtown las vegas, and let the staff do all the work! "eclipse theaters" is taking your movie-watching experience to the next level. the luxury theater features eight movie screens... a full bar... an ultra lounge... and an
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there are also dining options for before, during or after your movie. "we're looking to offer a really premium and more or less, more so than anything, a unique experience that doesn't exist in las vegas" "but the big factor is that when you go into a cinema, you're going to get full service. there's no concession. you wouldn't take anything in your self. you're going to sit down. reclining chair, very comfortable luxurious seat and a servers going to greet you." eclipse theaters opens to the public tonight. its located downtown on third street near charleston.
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this is the greatest country in the world." burn the flag, go to jail. president-elect donald trump's latest tweets causing more controversy local reacti next. "everything gone, everything is gone out of the car." a local mother is sick of being preyed on by thiefs. find out the unlikely place she turned to for help this time. n-h-l's new hockey team is back in the headlines, as the army review's the franchise's new name. how the team's owner is reacting to the news. good morning i'm
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now it's time to get a first look at your fox5 weather 24-7 forcast... cassandra jones joins us now. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. the coldest weather las vegas has felt in nearly 10 months is on the way this morning. a freeze

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