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bringing along a little holiday cheer! w'ere taking you inside "cowboy christmas" good morning i'm alyssa deitsch in for dave hall. 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 big story today will be gusty winds across southern nevada for friday. wind
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las vegas valley will be in the 30 to 40 mph range. even stronger wind is expected along the colorado river valley. a wind advisory will be in effect for mesquite, laughlin, and lake havasu city throughout the day on friday with wind gusts in the 50 mph range. high temperatures friday will be in the mid to low 50s. it stays breezy saturday before winds calm down sunday. skies will be mostly sunny this weekend with temperatures back up around 60 sunday. we'll see another surge of cold air for the middle of next week with more wind and below average temperatures. good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use
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construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk in more local news. a woman is dead.. and another person is in the hospital... after a house became filled with poisonous gas. it happened near rainbow and gowan. police said they had to wait to remove the body.
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police originally said this may be drug related.. even saying at one point that this could be a meth lab. that has not been confirmed.. but the possibility has some neighbors concerned "who wants to live next to one of those? i mean i don't want that. there's a lot of kids in this neighborhood. a couple neighbors and i told the police it's not over yet. i mean, what are you guys going to wait for, for something drastic to happen? and then this happens. " again, police are not confirming much at this time.. since they are still investigating. if you know anything that can help police, call crime stoppers at 702-385-55-55. it has been a deadly year in the valley.. so far.. metro has investigated 157 homicides... which is a 20-year high. police say the most disturbing part of the trend.. is the number of young suspects. " everybody should be concerned about this number and the level of violence" "we've arrested teenagers, like, i counted this morning, there were 11 people between the ages of 15-19 that we've arrested
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with a month left in 2016... police fear we could break the 1996 record of 167 homicides.. which is the most las vegas has ever seen. but... even with the high numbers.. metro still catch about 75-percent of the suspects. a local dog training company is headed to court.. after a customer claimed the dog she bought was untrained.. and unhealthy. " he was not trained in personal protection at all..." esther graciolett says she needed a protective dog. alone.. and has been stalked before. she found custom k-9 services after a google search.. but says after paying 65-hundred dollars for the dog.. she had to spend and additional 4- thousand dollars on medical treatments "custom k-9's attorney says the dogs is what graciolett paid for.. the contract for this dog was for a sports dog, not a protection dog." thats attorney... dean kajioka.. and
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to see any proof. graciolett was offered a refund if she wanted to return the dog. but she refused. saying she was already attached. now both sides are playing the waiting game.. preparing for their day in court. a unlv professor is threatening to report undocumented students to ice.. even though the university president has called campus a safe space. js: he added a smiley face at the end of his comment ju essentially describing how happy he would be to send out this undocumented students to ice and it scares me that he feel so comfortable with the stance that he could say this in public george buch is a part time math professor. he went on facebook... and called undocumented students illegal aliens.. and said while he doesn't mind diversity.. he minds criminals. sigh i don't think i've ever heard it directly from a professor like this maybe the
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election it seemed a little bit more harsh unlv's student government released a statement today... denouncing the instructor's comments. we reached out to bush.. he called his posts a joke.. and said he is working with the school's office of compliance to resolve the situation. the facebook post was fueled by unlv president len jessup signing a letter.. saying he supports daca. a local dentist is providing services to people who have no insurance by charging them a different way. they pay for it... by paying it forward. it's called project b- d-g. fox 5's mike doria joins us live at affordable dental to explain how the program works. project bdg stands for broadening dental generosity and it offers hope and smile for people without insurance, including medicaid.
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families or people can use this service to get treatment to people. in order to qualify, the person who gets the treatment must have a household income of $30,000 or less. once the treatment is performed, the patient must explain how they will "pay it forward" and perform the task. the task can be anything great or small so long as it makes a difference in someone's life. are you a little bit
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bit christmas? 170-thousand people who are riding into town this weekend are! the wrangler national finals rodeo is happening at the thomas and mack... but unique,
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christmas gifts are filling the convention center. more than 350 venders came to town.. and brought the deals with them.. visitors lasso-ed savings on boots.. spurs... jewlery.. and art. therses everythign theres leather silver smiths everything we cant get at home we can gt here but tto just amazing first time here we hope to make it a yearly thing cowboy christmas has been bucking into town since 1986.... and it looks like it's here to stay. you cach the convention center from 9 to 5 now through december 10-th. n-f-r will also be in town until the 10-th at the thomas and mack. we have information about both events on our website.. fox 5 vegas dot com. . the salvation army bell ringers are getting ready for the holidays.. but before the red kettles can start helping people in need.. they need volunteers to spread christmas cheer! today smith's employees across the valley will be stepping up.. to help the red cross.. but they need
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volunteer you can sign up on their website... salvation army southern nevada dot org. in the midst of disaster in tenessee... one family is bringing hope to the community. we'll introduce you to this little miracle baby. and tell you how the little baby boy and his mom survived a hurricane. plus... the kluc toy drive continues today! we'll take you over to nv energy... to check on how many toys
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new details.. about the deadly elko air ambulance crash that killed four people last month. according to federal investigators. the plane lost power just before take off. it was headed to the university of utah medical center.. but only made it a few hundred feet before crashing into the pilot...two paramedics and a patient were killed. search and rescue efforts are still underway... after a raging fire destroyed parts of eastern tennessee. the death toll has risen to at least ten.. now the efforts are focused on finding survivors. lyle wood alice hagler's son: "and then we got news yesterday that three people were pulled off the mountain alive and thought man maybe she'll be one of those folks, and unfortunately she wasn't."
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buildings have been completely burned down. crews have been working around the clock.. even sleeping on the sidewalk.. to try and squeeze in a nap.. before heading back to work. in the midst of all the destruction.. a little baby has a whole hospital smiling. amber newman was stuck in a storm in tennessee.. when she went into labor. she was trapped under part of her fallen home.. but with help from her family. she and her baby are safe. am mother: "the scary part was after it happened, she wasn't moving or anything so that really had me scared." butt to amber newman, mother: "i had to get stitches and i'm bruised up, my leg is bruised up pretty bad." butt to amber newman, mother: "it definitely is a blessing that everybody is fine and came out all right." once at the hospital.. doctors performed an emergency c- section.. and her precious baby boy was delivered and both mom and baby are doing fine.
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cassandra jones with fox5. the big story today will be gusty winds across southern nevada for friday. wind gusts around the las vegas valley will be in the 30 to 40 mph range. even stronger wind is expected along the colorado river valley. a wind advisory will be in effect for mesquite, laughlin, and lake havasu city throughout the day on friday with wind gusts in the 50 mph range. high temperatures friday will be in the mid to low 50s. it stays breezy saturday before winds calm down sunday. skies will be mostly sunny this weekend with temperatures back up around 60 sunday. we'll see another surge of cold air for the middle of next week
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temperatures. good morning. here's a look at
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solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk across the
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ditching cars.. and heading out on bikes instead. for the first time ever.. bicyclists outnumber the amount of drivers in copenhagen. it's estimated that transportation happens on bikes.. the country has spent over a 100 million dollars on making roads biker friendly.. traveling can be a pain.. especially during the holidays... but one airport employee is trying to lift spirits... welcoming all guests with a song. welcome back.. welcome back;' butt to griffin says: "some people was coming off the plane oh i am so glad to be
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started singing welcome back welcome back welcome back." j says hes happy he has a job he loves.. so he wants to make sure everyone else can enjoy the airport too. he changes up the tunes for the holidays.. and says he loves to imitate what's on the radio. apparently. portland is too cool to have a normal jolly ol' saint nick. we'll introduce you to hipster santa! the obama's are celebrating their final christmas in the white house.. with the annual tree lighting.. and a sing-a-long! ((music))
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our own john huck normally sports a suit and tie.. but yesterday he traded it all in for this ugly sweater.. for success. "denise: i think yours actually fits a little bit better than mine, john. john: i think i might actually take this with me. you know what i mean? the huck family christmas? this will actually be one of the more mellower outfits." that was the ho ho horrible holiday sweater party at the s-l-s. the proceeds from the auctions went to dress for success. which helps women dress professionally.. so they can find
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independent. the first family celebrated their last national christmas tree lighting last night in president's park... 45-55 "jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way, oh what fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh, hey!" president obama and his family were joined by singer kelly clarkson and actress eva longoria... michelle read 'the night before christmas' to the audience with olympian simone manuel... and the president sang along-side santa.... getting everyone into the holiday spirit if they weren't already. you can join thousands of santas in downtown tomorrow and it's all for a great cause! it's the las vegas great santa run... benefitting opportunity village. and there is still time to get in on the action. festivities kick off at nine a-m and the five k
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leave it to portland to make santa weird... and by weird, we mean they've gone and turned him into a hipster! this "hipster" santa is making his second appearance this year at pioneer place mall in instead of the jolly red suit... hipster santa wears black glasses...blue jeans...and a sweater... he's also got tattoos...piercings and a man bun to pull the whole hipster look together! as we just saw...santa can come in all shapes...sizes and styles... and visitors at the mall of america have the option to take pictures with a
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color. larry jerfferson sa" 'it gets the kids an opportunity to see a santa that looks like them, you know, it gives them something to identify with, but santa is still just santa" by doing this they're hoping to help kids understand that santa can look like them too. the holidays are a perfect time to snuggle up with your loved ones to take those classic 'by the tree' pictures... here we see one couple's take at that kind of photo... but wait... if you zoom out a little... you see 22-year- old john olmstead spreading the 'forever alone' love on social media... olmstead said he saw a girl post a photo similar to this and he wanted to poke fun at it... in true 'forever alone' style... olmstead had to
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and prop his camera up on the laundry basket to capture the picture. coming up... a terrifying catch! you are not going to believe the size of a catfish this man says he caught! we'll be right back. as the holiday season kicks into
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police are expecting more drunk drivers on the road. the program
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dangers of dricing under the influence day two of the annual 98.5 kluc toy drive is uderway! and day one reminding us vegas has a giving community! how much has donated so far... we're checking in live with 98.5 kluc's chet buchannan in just a bit. ((closed captioning will resume)) good morning i'm alyssa deitsch in for dave hall. and i'm maria silva. welcome to fox5 news this morning. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. the big story today will be
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southern nevada for friday. wind gusts around the las vegas valley will be in the 30 to 40 mph range. even stronger wind is expected along the colorado river valley. a wind advisory will be in effect for mesquite, laughlin, and lake havasu city throughout the day on friday with wind gusts in the 50 mph range. high temperatures friday will be in the mid to low 50s. it stays breezy saturday before winds calm down sunday. skies will be mostly sunny this weekend with temperatures back up around 60 sunday. we'll see another surge of cold air for the middle of next week with more wind and below average temperatures. good morning.
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your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk three people are
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fire overnight. a neighbor near the home at civic center and evans... rushed to the burning house to save the family. " i coming out of the bedroom window, seen a little girl, and she went back down, the windows were dark mustve been from the smoke and i picked up a rock a brick that i found in the front yard and i threw it at the window and as soon as i did that i mean it just smoke billowed out everywhere." investigators are still trying to determine what caused the fire. a motorcyclist is dead.. and two people are in the hospital..
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hit by another car.. and caused a chain reaction crash. it happened last night on ann near simmons. police say the motorcyclist was thrown from his bike. he was taken the hospital where he later died. police are still investigating if speed or alcohol played a role in crash. with the holidays coming up.. police are expecting a lot of parties.. and that means drunk drivers hitting the road. now... first responders are reaching out to students.. to try to prevent any danger... before they reach for their keys. do whatever you do, just don't do it and then get behind the wheel. you have no idea how many people you're affecting by doing that. you're ruining lives. the lives still here are being destroyed. it never ever goes away. it's forever. that was harriet parker's advice to the teens who visited sunrise hospital. her step daughter died in a d-u-i crash..
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other mothers feel her pain. i know you want to go out and have fun, but do it responsibly police will keep an extra eye out for drunk drivers this holiday season. they will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint next friday. it's not clear where it will be set up.. but it will run from 7 p-m.. to 3 a-m. police say this year, they've caught 60 impaired drivers at checkpoints. earlier this year... thousands of california national guard soldiers were told they had to pay back 20-million dollars worth of bonuses.. that were wrongfully given out . but there is good news.. the pentagon has reached a deal that allows the debts to be forgiven. only soldiers who knew they were ineligible will have to repay-- and, the burden of tracking down those soldiers falls to the government. while talking to voters.. president-elect trump announced another member of his cabinet. "we are going to appoint "mad dog" mattis (crowd erupts) as our secretary of
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mattis is a retired marine general. trump said he is the closest thing to general george patton.. who was a no nonsense general during world war two. mattis has been in the military since 1969... and has served in three wars. the election season is over.. but president- elect donald trump is heading back on the road.. going city to city.. on a "thank you tour". his first stop was in ohio... a state that helped him secure his victory. first time in front of a large crowd since giving his acceptance speech. trump's team says they want to not only thank the nation.. but let them know what he's planned for the next four years. voice of jason miller / trump transition team communications director: we'd also look toward the president-elect and the vice president- elect to talk a bit more about more about what's ahead in the days in front of us and the positive change that we're going to be bringing to the country. it's not clear where else trump
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believe he will visit key states... including wisconsin, michigan, and pennsylvania.. where recounts have either been requested.. or are already underway. no word if he'll visit nevada... whose electoral votes went to hillary clinton. a major milestone for the frank l. stile foundation. tonight at their holiday winter giving carnival, the foundation will present its biggest check ever to feeding america. fox5's peter dawson is live at the carnival with the generous donation. the frank l. stile foundation (fls) hosts a holiday giving winter carnival on dec. 2 from 6p.m-9 p.m. at 8954 spanish ridge ave, suite 1. the event is open to the public and features rides, carnival acts,games, toy drive, food, and drinks. the highlight of the evening is the fls foundation giving event, with major donations to three square, the shade tree, and st. jude's ranch for children. the fls foundation will present a check for 500,000 meals to
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non-profit organization dedicated to feeding the hungry throughout the u.s. in celebration of 5 years of successful giving, the fls foundation holiday giving winter carnival will commemorate 1 million-plus meals served. frank l. stile angry beavers
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and this one has declared war on fake christmas
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c'mon guys, he needs real ones to build a dam! more on his rage on the artifical trees... coming up.
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the average age of a homeless person is 9 years old. my dream is to help kids living on the streets with education. charles what's up man? -whoa! how can we help? -ah man! wait, is that a basketball player? yes! -wow! my heart's about to jump out my chest man. charles you ought to be proud man. i'm just extremely grateful they were here giving them some encouragement- that's something that these kids
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see his big old feet? look. whoa.
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sponsored by nv energy, subaru of las vegas and henderson hospital." it's day 2 of the annual 98.5 kluc toy drive.. the valley is coming together for the next 9 days.. to bring toys to our valley's children. it's over at nv energy and local radio host chet buchanan is literally living out there.. how's it going so far, chet? each day, 24 hours a day, we will be collecting donations on behalf of help of southern nevada to benefit local families and hundreds of non- profit agencies.
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bicycles and gift cards to help those in need in southern nevada this holiday season. please stop by during these 12 days, donate what you can, and #feelthetingle! cc will continue shortly cc will continue shortly cc will continue shortly
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cassandra jones with fox5. the big story today will be
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for friday. wind gusts around the las vegas valley will be in the 30 to 40 mph range. even stronger wind is expected along the colorado river valley. a wind advisory will be in effect for mesquite, laughlin, and lake havasu city th on friday with wind gusts in the 50 mph range. high temperatures friday will be in the mid to low 50s. it stays breezy saturday before winds calm down sunday. skies will be mostly sunny this weekend with temperatures back up around 60 sunday. we'll see
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cold air for the middle of next week with more wind and below average temperatures. good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with
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here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk you can call it the catch of a lifetime! a north carolina man reeled in what some say could be a sea creature!.
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just a really big fish that looks like a sea monster. rihan (ryan) brewington says he was having an average day out on the lake... when he felt a tug on his reel and the battle began... and then he caught a very big fish! rihan brewington: "i didn't realize how big he was until i actually got my hands underneath him." the 112 pound catfish was only 5 pounds away from the state record. brewington said he made the catch on the cape fear river.. and he release after snapping a few pictures with it... so there's a chance someone else could catch it next. i get pretty irritated when i see christmas decorations on the shleves before halloween! but in december.. i love it! but apparently.. this little guy is a grinch! a little beaver broke into a store.. and was not happy with the decorations. he tossed around some fake christmas trees.. and threw the gift wrapping onto the floor. maybe he was looking to
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nearby. a maryland police department tweeted these photos yesterday.. the beaver was rescued by animal control. no sweet home alabama this weekend... skynard had to cancel.. but there is just plain... alabama! i believe there are angels among us, sent down to us from somewhere up above see where the legendary
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what that means! the on tour report there are a lot of bands coming to town this weekend.. including.... kings of chaos - intertstate love song members of seven different bands playing each other's hits? yes
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slipnot, guns and roses, zz top, the cult and billy idol all on stage together! catch the "kings of chaos" tonight and tomorrow night at the house of blues. tickets are available at the house of blues box office. of play me some mountain msic like grandma and grandpa used to play. and ill float on down the river to a cajun hideaway classic country band "alabama" just one of the many country acts in town for n-f-r. alabama is at the cosmopolitan saturday night. tickets start at 65 bucks. ave maria it took 10 seconds to sing ave maria... but what else do
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andrea bocelli! hear him tomorrow night at m-g-m grand garden arena.. tickets start at 151 dollars showtime is 8 p-m. i cross my heart and promise to, give all i got to give to make all your dreams come true it's no coincidence george strait is playing the t- mobile arena during n-f-r. 2 shows this weekend, tonight and tomorrow night. tickets are on las vegas tickets.com starting at 25 bucks. two cuddle buddies are content just playing and stealing each other's toys. but things weren't always a fairytale for this pair. coming up, we'll explain why this lovable duo's friendship is going
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thanks to a generous family who put them first. everybody needs
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companion... a
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and one dog has finally found is furr-ever friend. this is buddy and his labradoodle friend, reagan. buddy's foster mom says she took buddy and reagan in when they were just 10-months old... and their friendship has been budding ever since. let's take a look at what's ahead on fox five news this morning. live from las vegas fox5 news this morning starts right now las vegas is edging closer to a record we don't want to see. the number of homicides this year... and mhow
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that record. cc will continue shortly plus... the national finals rodeo's back in town and they're bringing along a little holiday cheer! w'ere taking you inside "cowboy christmas" good morning i'm alyssa deitsch in for dave hall. 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 big story today will be gusty winds across southern nevada for friday. wind gusts around the
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will be in the 30 to 40 mph range. even stronger wind is expected along the colorado river valley. a wind advisory will be in effect for mesquite, laughlin, and lake havasu city throughout the day on friday with wind gusts in the 50 mph range. high temperatures friday will be in the mid to low 50s. it stays breezy saturday before winds calm down sunday. skies will be mostly sunny this weekend with temperatures back up around 60 sunday. we'll see another surg cold air for the middle of next week with more wind and below average temperatures. good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic
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your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk in more local news. a woman is dead.. and another person is in the hospital... after a house became filled with poisonous gas. it happened near rainbow and gowan. police said they had to wait to
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police originally said this may be drug related.. even saying at one point that this could be a meth lab. that has not been confirmed.. but the possibility has some neighbors concerned "who wants to live next to one of those? i mean i don't want that. there's a lot of kids in this neighborhood. a couple neighbors and i told the police it's not over yet. i mean, what are you guys going to wait for, for something drastic to happen? and then this happens. " again, police are not confirming much at this time.. still investigating. if you know anything that can help police, call crime stoppers at 702-385-55-55. a unlv professor is threatening to report undocumented students to ice.. even though the university president has called campus a safe space. js: he added a smiley face at the end of his comment just essentially describing how happy he would be to send out this undocumented students to ice george buch is a part time math
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he went on facebook... and called undocumented students illegal aliens.. and said while he doesn't mind diversity.. he minds criminals. sigh i don't think i've ever heard it directly from a professor like this maybe the heightened sensitivity post election it seemed a little bit more harsh unlv's student government released a statement today... denouncing the instructor's comments. we reached out to bush.. he called his posts a joke.. and said he is working with the school's office of compliance to resolve the situation. the facebook post was fueled by unlv president len jessup signing a letter.. saying he supports daca. people who otherwise can't afford dental work and cleanings can pay for it by paying it forward. it's part of a project offered by a local dentist who works with
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fox 5's mike doria joins us live at affordable dental to explain how the program works. project bdg stands for broadening dental generosity and it offers hope and smile for people without insurance, including medicaid. organizations who help low income families or people can use this service to get treatment to people. in order to qualify, the person who must have a household income of $30,000 or less. once the treatment is performed, the patient must explain how they will "pay it forward" and perform the task. the task can be anything great or small so long as it makes a difference
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are you a little bit
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bit christmas? well listen up! because unique, cowboy and western christmas gifts are filling the convention center. wrangler national finals rodeo is happening at the thomas and mack... more than 350 venders came to town.. and brought the deals with them.. the 170-thousand visitors who rode into town this weekend for n-f-r are lasso-ing savings on boots.. spurs... jewlery.. and art. therses everythign theres leather silver smiths everything we cant get at home we can gt here but tto just amazing first time here we hope to make it a yearly thing cowboy christmas
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1986.... and it looks like it's here to stay. you can check out the convention center from 9 to 5 now through december 10-th. n-f-r will also be in town until the 10-th at the thomas and mack. we have information about both events on our website.. fox 5 vegas dot com. the salvation army's red kettle bell ringers are getting ready for the holidays.. but before they can start collecting money to help people in need.. they need volunteers to spread christmas cheer! today smith's employees across the valley will be stepping u to help the red cross.. but they need your help. if you'd like to volunteer you can sign up on their website... salvation army southern nevada dot org. in the midst of disaster in tenessee... one family is bringing hope to the community. we'll introduce you to this little miracle baby. and tell you how the little baby boy and his mom survived a tornado
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with our $3.50 sub of the day, there's never been a better time to try something deliciously different.
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or just $3.50. all with no artificial flavors. the $3.50 sub of the day we took an already great lineup and made it better. are still underway... after a raging fire destroyed parts of eastern tennessee. the death toll has risen to at least ten.. now the efforts are focused on finding survivors. lyle wood alice
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then we got news yesterday that three people were pulled off the mountain alive and thought man maybe she'll be one of those folks, and unfortunately she wasn't." more than 700 buildings have been completely burned down. fire crews have been working around the clock.. even sleeping on the sidewalk.. to try and squeeze in a nap.. before heading back to work. southwest of the fires... another disaster... as an ef-2 tornado hit the town of athens, tennesee. but a little baby there has a whole hospital smiling. amber newman was stuck in the tornado.. as she went into labor... trapped under part of her fallen home. but with help from her family. she and her baby are safe. amber newman, mother: "the scary part was after it happened, she wasn't moving or anything so that really had me scared." butt to amber newman, mother: "i had to get stitches and i'm bruised up, my leg is bruised up pretty bad." butt to amber newman, mother: "it definitely is a blessing that everybody is fine and came out all right." once at the
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doctors performed an emergency c- section.. and her precious baby was delivered and both mom and baby are doing fine. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. the big story today will be gusty winds across southern nevada for friday. wind gusts around the las vegas valley will be in the 30 to 40 mph range. even stronger wind is expected along the colorado river valley. a wind effect for mesquite, laughlin, and lake havasu city throughout the day on friday with wind gusts in the 50 mph range. high temperatures friday will be in the mid to low 50s. it stays breezy saturday before winds calm down sunday. skies will be mostly sunny this weekend with temperatures back up around 60 sunday. we'll see another surge of cold air for the middle of next week with more wind and
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good morning.
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solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the
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listed on our maps back to the news desk traveling can be a pain. especially during the holidays... but one airport
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welcoming all guests with a song. welcome back.. welcome back;' butt to griffin says: "some people was coming off the plane oh i am so glad to be back home so i just started singing welcome back welcome back welcome back." j says hes happy he has a job he loves.. so he wants to make sure everyone else can enjoy the airport too. he changes up the tunes for the holidays.. and says he loves to imitate what's on the radio. the first family celebrated their last national christmas tree lighting last night in president's park... 45-55 "jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way, oh what fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh, hey!" president obama
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were joined by singer kelly clarkson and actress eva longoria... michelle read 'the night before christmas' to the audience with olympian simone manuel... and the president sang along-side santa.... getting everyone into the holiday spirit if they weren't already. you can join thousands of santas in downtown tomorrow and it's all for a great cause! it's the las vegas great santa run... benefitting opportunity village. and there is still time to get in on the action. festivities kick off at nine a-m and the five k starts at ten a-m leave it to portland to make santa weird...
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and turned him into a hipster! this "hipster" santa is making his second appearance this year at pioneer place mall in portland... instead of the jolly red suit... hipster santa wears black glasses...blue jeans...and a sweater... he's also got tattoos...piercings and a man bun to pull the whole hipster look together! donu strip and careless delivery men, some of our callers say both are useless. plus, the pay-to-park now some calling for an all-out boycott. the morning rant is next. the rant with john huck... sponsored by
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the average age of a homeless my dream is to help kids living on the streets with education. charles what's up man? -whoa! how can we help? -ah man! wait, is that a basketball player? yes! -wow! my heart's about to jump out my chest man. charles you ought to be proud man. i'm just extremely grateful they were here giving them some encouragement- that's something that these kids are going to remember for a lifetime. did you see his big old feet? look.
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mesquite nevada be noisy. be silent. be near. be far. be joyful. be together. celebrate joy with dunkin's holiday-flavored coffees, espressos, and donuts. america runs on dunkin'. the word boycott is being thrown about among some of you. this after caesars joined mgm in charging for parking. okay las vegas
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the new year's resolution and boycott mgm and boycott caesars palace. that's my new year's resolution. don't patronize their property 'cause they're charging locals for parking. 14 joyce says the casinos charging people to park, should rethink what they're doing. as a local, i always brought my visitors to the strip and park at the linq. this will no longer happen. i'll take my visitors to other casinos where they'll spend all their money elsewhere. the last group of callers have somethign to s about u-p-s, the nascar victory parade, and minimum wage and you might be surprised who is far south of a liveable wage. keep talking about keeping your packages safe and having them delivered to either a neighbor that's home or make sure that you're home when it's delivered. but ups doesn't even knock, they just drop the package at the door. i was home all day long, i got up to go to the store and almost tripped over a package, i didn't
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came. okay so we shut down the las vegas strip on spring mountain and las vegas boulevard so these nascars can come out here and do donuts on the roads that us taxpayers pay for. and there's no benefit for us. what sense does that make? i think the minimum wage should be between $10-$15 an hour. i'm a pharmacy technician and i went to school and walgreens starts you at $9 an hour with a degree, with a certificate. this is ridiculous. people that you can't live off $7 an hour. but starting off for a technician or anybody coming out of a tech school, it's ridiculously low. and even for people working at fast food or 7/11 jobs, which are dangerous for them. please give people a break everybody needs to live in society. send us your rants to the rant at fox5vegas.com or call at 702-436- 8285 as the holiday season kicks into
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i really did save hundreds on my car insurance with geico. i should take a closer look at geico... geico has a long history of great savings and great service. over seventy-five years. wait. seventy-five years? that is great. speaking of great, check out these hot riffs. you like smash mouth? uh, yeah i have an early day tomorrow so... wait. almost there. goodnight, bruce. gotta tune the "a." (humming) take a closer look at geico. great savings.
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expecting more drunk drivers on the road. the program teens are going through.. to teach them the dangers of driving
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influence. day two of the annual 98.5 kluc toy drive is uderway! and day one reminding us vegas has a giving community! how much has donated so far... we're checking in live with 98.5 kluc's chet buchannan in just a bit. ((closed captioning will resume)) good morning i'm alyssa deitsch in for dave hall. and i'm maria silva. welcome to fox5 news this morning. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. the big
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southern nevada for friday. wind gusts around the las vegas valley will be in the 30 to 40 mph range. even stronger wind is expected along the colorado river valley. a wind advisory will be in effect for mesquite, laughlin, and lake havasu city throughout the day on friday with wind gusts in the 50 mph range. high temperatures friday will be in the mid to low 50s. it stays breezy saturday before winds calm down sunday. skies will be mostly sunny this weekend with temperatures back up around 60 sunday. we'll see another surge of cold air for the middle of next week with more wind and
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temperatures. good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the acci out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk three people are
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and a neighbor near the home at civic center and evans... rushed to the house to save the family. " i heard screaming coming out of the bedroom window, seen a little girl, and she went back down, the windows were dark mustve been from the smoke and i picked up a rock a brick that i found in the front yard and i threw it at the window and as soon as i did that i mean it just smoke billowed out everywhere." investigators are still trying to determine what caused the fire. a motorcyclist is dead.. and two people are in the hospital.. after the motorcyclist was hit by another car.. and caused a chain reaction crash. it happened last night on ann near
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motorcyclist was thrown from his bike. he was taken the hospital where he later died. police are still investigating if speed or alcohol played a role in crash. with the holidays coming up.. police are expecting a lot of parties.. and that means drunk drivers hitting the road. now... first responders are reaching out to students.. to try and prevent any danger... before they reach for their keys. do whatever you do, just don't do it and then get behind the wheel. you have no idea how many people you're affecting by doing that. you're ruining lives. the lives still here are being destroyed. it never ever goes away. it's forever. that was harriet parker's advice to the teens that visited sunrise hospital. her step daughter died in a d-u-i crash.. and she wants to make sure no other mothers feel her pain. i know you want to go out and have fun, but do it responsibly
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an extra eye out for drunk drivers this holiday season. they will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint next friday. it's not clear where it will be set up.. but it will run from 7 p-m.. to 3 a-m. police say this year, they've caught 60 impaired drivers at checkpoints. earlier this year... thousands of california national guard soldiers were told they had to pay back 20-million dollars worth of bonuses.. that were wrongfully given out . but there is good news.. the pentagon has reached a deal that allows th debts to be forgiven. only soldiers who knew they were ineligible will have to repay-- and, the burden of tracking down those soldiers falls to the government. while talking to voters.. president-elect trump announced another member of his cabinet. "we are going to appoint "mad dog" mattis (crowd erupts) as our secretary of defense." mattis is a retired marine general. trump said he is the closest thing
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george patton.. who was a no nonsense general during world war two. mattis has been in the military since 1969... and has served in three wars. the election season is over.. but president- elect donald trump is heading back on the road.. going city to city.. on a "thank you tour". his first stop was in ohio... a state that helped him secure his victory. the tour is his first time in front of a large crowd since giving his acceptance speech. trump's team says they want to not only thank the nation but let them know what he's planned for the next four years. voice of jason miller / trump transition team communications director: we'd also look toward the president-elect and the vice president- elect to talk a bit more about more about what's ahead in the days in front of us and the positive change that we're going to be bringing to the country. it's not clear where else trump will stop... but analysts believe he will visit key states... including wisconsin, michigan, and pennsylvania.. where recounts have either been requested.. or are already underway. no word if he'll visit nevada...
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hillary clinton. the numbers are in.. and las vegas raked in nearly 114-million dollars in publicity after the final presidential debate.. which is more than double what city officials thought it would bring in. it was the third most watched debate in history.. attracting more than 71-million viewers. the l-v-c-v-a says hosting the debate confirmed las vegas' reputation as more than just a leisure destination-- but also as a serious place to do business. a for the frank l. stile foundation. tonight at their holiday winter giving carnival, the foundation will present its biggest check ever to feeding america. fox5's peter dawson is live at the carnival with the generous donation. the frank l. stile foundation (fls) hosts a holiday giving winter carnival on dec. 2 from 6p.m-9 p.m. at 8954 spanish ridge
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event is open to the public and features rides, carnival acts,games, toy drive, food, and drinks. the highlight of the evening is the fls foundation giving event, with major donations to three square, the shade tree, and st. jude's ranch for children. the fls foundation will present a check for 500,000 meals to feeding america, a non-profit organization dedicated to feeding the hungry throughout the u.s. in celebration of 5 years of successful giving, the fls foundation holiday giving winter carnival will commemorate 1 million-plus meals served. angry beavers
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and this one has declared war on fake christmas trees. c'mon guys, he needs real ones to build a dam! more on his rage on the artifical
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the average age of a homeless person is 9 years old. my dream is to help kids living on the streets with education. charles what's up man? -whoa! how can we help? -ah man! wait, is that a basketball player?
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ut to jump out my chest man. charles you ought to be proud man. i'm just extremely grateful they were here giving them some encouragement- that's something that these kids are going to remember for a lifetime. did you see his big old feet? look.
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snuggle up with your significant other to take those classic 'by the tree' pictures... here we see one couple's take at that kind of photo... but wait... if you zoom out a little... you see 22-year- old john olmstead spreading the
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love on social media... olmstead said he saw a girl post a photo similar to this and he wanted to poke fun at it... in true 'forever alone' style... olmstead had to set a self timer and prop his camera up on the laundry basket to capture the picture. plus... a christmas tree for the bachelors! one australian man and his friends... have been drinking a lot of beer... all in the christmas spirit... to build a 14-foot high christmas tree made out of over two- thousand cans! the impressive tree lights up at night and in addition to the love of beer... the men are helping raise money for alzheimer's australia for the rest of the month. "take 5 to care is sponsored by nv energy, subaru of las vegas and henderson hospital." it's day 2 of the annual 98.5 kluc toy drive..
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days.. to bring toys to our valley's children. it's over at nv energy and local radio host chet buchanan is literally living out there.. how's it going so far, chet? each day, 24 hours a day, we will be collecting donations on behalf of help of southern nevada to benefit local families and hundreds of non- profit agencies. we are seeking new, unwrapped toys, bicycles and gift cards to help those in need in southern nevada this holiday season. please stop by during these 12 days, donate what
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good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. the big story today will be gusty winds across southern nevada for friday. wind gusts around the las vegas valley will be in the 30 to 40 mph range. even stronger wind is expected along the colorado river valley. a wind advisory will be in effect for mesquite, laughlin, and lake havasu city throughout the day on friday with wind gusts in the 50 mph range. high temperatures friday will be in the mid to low 50s. it stays breezy saturday before winds calm down sunday. skies will be mostly sunny this weekend with temperatures back up around 60 sunday. we'll see
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cold air for the middle of next week with more wind and below average temperatures. good morning.
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your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk you can call it the catch of a i get pretty irritated when i
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decorations on the shleves before halloween! in december i love it! but apparently.. this little guy is a grinch! a little beaver broke into a store.. and was not happy with the decorations. he tossed around some fake christmas trees.. and threw the gift wrapping onto the floor. maybe he was looking to decorate his dam nearby. a maryland police department tweeted these photos yesterday.. the beaver was rescued by animal control.
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one fish narrowly escapes death, just to be flushed down the toilet. why this gesture of goodwill, went horribly wrong.
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sweetie, you know what we're craving right now? crispy chicken and fried egg with bacon-like brunch. brunch? but it's 8pm-and it's tuesday- huh, i wonder if my mother would like to stay with us... here's what i'm thinking-brunch. all day, every day. should we get started? who wants coffee? introducing my new brunchfast menu. with 10 delicious items like my bacon and egg chicken sandwich,
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of us send them off to fishy heaven. in other words, we flush them down the toilet. well,
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this young lady was changing "dane's" tank and when she threw him back in, he swam around for a few seconds, then went belly up. thinking dane had gone to meet his maker, she knew what she had to do next... flush the poor guy. well, unfortunately for her, the moment dane hit the water, he started swimming around, but it was too late, little dane had the best escape plan there's much more ahead on fox5 news this a lot of people love december..
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students.. this time of year means finals. how a few colleges are helping kids cope as the semester comes to an end.. and why some people think it's nonsense. and way back when... vegas used to be a simple little town.. see the city grow in a newly released time- lapse. all that plus breaking news, weather and traffic in just two minutes on fox five news this morning.
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level of violence" las vegas is on track to have a record-breaking year.. but it's not the best record. what law enforcement is saying about violence in the valley. cc will resume shortly happy first friday! how you can get into the giving spirit during tonight's festivities! good morning..

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