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who shot a 41 year old man here in this complex in north las vegas... they've been interviewing neighbors and family members trying to figure out what exactly happened and where the suspect went... police told us there was a fight, some kind of verbal argument, that was heard inside one of the condo's... witnesses then told them that the fight turned to gun fire, the suspect shot the 41 year old man and then ran off... the condo was apparently full of people at the time of the shooting, including children... "i believe there were a couple of children inside, i'm not sure how many of them or their ages at this time, but we do know there were multiple people inside, they weren't injured in this incident it appears it was just the one man." not only do police believe the suspect and victim involved knew each other, they also think the suspect lives in this residential complex... neighbors and family members were standing around the area where the shooting happened, some
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however no one agreed to speaking to us on camera... north las vegas police didnt give us a suspect description but they said they might have an update for us as more information becomes available... live from north las vegas, miguel martinez-valle, fox5 news local. las vegas. if you have information on what happened... call police or crimestoppers at 702-385-55-55. with the start of the new year - law enforcement official are hoping for new beginnings when it comes to responsible driving. fox5's abby theodros joins us live from the newsroom... with more on what law enforcement is doing to keep the streets safe. its a new year and local law enforcement officials say it's a new start for motorists. since may two thousand eleven - the state has
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fatalities campaign. and with another year in the books- officials with the nevada highway patrol say the campaign is more important than ever. deadly crashes were up 17 percent in 2015 from the year before. the campaign targets things we can all easily do to help to lower the potential for reducing traffic related deaths including wearing your seatbelt and driving sober. "tpr. loy hixon: when people understand that when they get behind the wheel that it's a huge responsibility - that it's a responsibility not only for themselves people in the vehicle but also people in the road way - when they realize that they follow the rules of the road they keep themselves safe" hixson also said it's not only about preventative measures like wearing your seatbelt - they're also at community events educating people about the risks of being irresponsible behind the wheel. according to the office of traffic safety 204 people died in 2015 in a car crash. sixty were pedestrians. trooper hixson says the highway administration agency will
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campaign until that number is down to zero. the "zero fatalities" campaign also has a program - to educate motorists through p-s-a's and online learning. we have a link to their website - at fox five vegas dot com. bill cosby.... offering his first public words - since being charged with sexual misconduct. what he had to say on social media - and why his wife is being forced to testify in a deposition against him. "(singing) " and - a sad day for a musical legacy that spans decades.... as the entertainment world mourns the loss of natalie
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singer natalie cole has died at the age of 65.
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crazy, miss you like crazy... " a publicist confirmed the death at a los angeles hospital - although few other details were given. cole had battled drug problems and hepatitis that forced her to undergo a kidney transplant in 2009. "unforgettable in every way..." cole's 1991 album - "unforgettable cole's 1991 album - "unforgettable with love" - sold 14 million copies and won six grammys. it featured reworked versions of songs made famous by her father - nat king cole - who passed away in 1965. on the title cut - "unforgettable" - she sang along with her father's recorded version to create a memorable duet. the wife of comedian bill cosby has been ordered to give a deposition in a defamation suit against her husband. a massachusetts
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motion by camille cosby to cancel the deposition order. she is scheduled to testify next week. the defamation case involves seven women who have accused bill cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting them. they say the 78- year-old comic portrayed them as liars after they went public with their allegations. bill cosby was also charged this week in pennsylvnia - facing felony sexual assault charges over an incident that happened in 2004. the comedian has denied any wrongdoing. bill cosby posted a brief message on twitter yesterday that said - quote - "friends and fans, thank you." cosby's attorney has said the charge is unjustified and predicted his client will be exonerated. cosby is free on a million dollars bail - pending trial. people around the world are making new year's resolutions - including the commander in chief. coming up - what lies ahead for president obama - during his last full year in office. a hotel - still smoldering - after
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flames - on new year's eve. your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next you see a lot of interesting things on the job. but i'll never forget the day we tried rescuing a man... ...who was rescuing a kite. we tried everything. then jack came to the rescue. with a chipotle chicken club combo for $4.99. that combo was the real hero that day. a craveable combo to the rescue. spicy, all-white meat chicken with chipotle sauce on toasted sourdough.
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we're taking a live look at the strip... from our camera on the stratosphere. as you can see - there's plenty of holiday traffic - here in town to celebrate the new year. president obama may be no exception to making new year's resolutions. doug luzader takes a look at the president's plans... and how they could affect the nation in 2017. beyond working on his golf game... which appears much-improved in recent years -- president obama has a lengthy list of resolutions for 2016... and he will finish this vacation... and 2015... with just over one year to advance his vision for america. obama says: "we are going to squeeze every last ounce of progress that we can make when i
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as long as i have the privilege of holding this office." and the other big goal for 2016? helping to defeat whatever republican ends up winning the g-o-p nomination next year... <trump nats - he played more golf last year than tiger woods!> especially if it's donald trump, who appears to really get under the president's skin. obama says: "i think i will have a democratic successor and i will campaign very hard to make that happy for a whole variety of reasons." for starters, it would be essential to keeping much of the current adminstration's work intact in coming years. but therin lies the president's delicate balancing act over the next year... pushing agenda items that can be divisive... like gun control... a new transpacific trade deal... closing the prison at guantanamo bay... while at the same time not turning off potential democratic and independent voters come november. sabato says: "if he's serious about electing the dem nominee, he's going to have to find ways to be less
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to appeal to a broader section of the public, can he do it? i don't know." and no one really knows at this point.. but it's clear that as his vacation winds to a close this weekend, the president will be looking ahead to a new year that could well determine what his legacy will really be. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. the president is pressing ahead - with a set of executive actions on gun control next week. one of them would expand background- check requirements for those who purchase weapons from high-volume gun dealers. a luxury hotel in dubai... continuing to smolder throughout the day - after a massive fire on new year's eve. flames engulfed the 63-story hotel even as crowds gathered for the annual new year's eve fireworks display around a nearby skyscraper - the tallest in the world. small fires were still seen burning through some windows at the "address hotel" - sending smoke into the air today. fourteen minor injuries were reported during
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the hotel. i saw some debris falling down from the building. i prayed, if this is my last chance, then so be it." authorities say they're still working to determine the cause of the fire. 2015 marked the hubble telescope's twenty-fifth year in space. as it continues to orbit around the earth... nasa is taking a look back at what they've learned from its trusted space telescope. as joel waldman reports - scientists credit hubble for giving the world a never before seen unobstructed view of the universe - and profoundly transforming their understanding of earth's place among the stars. nats (not on-cam) jeletic says: "it's truly the most productive scientific instrument that's ever been." since 19-90, the hubble telescope has been transmitting high quality images of deep space back to earth. carpenter says: "the idea for hubble actually originated
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professor wrote a paper on the advantages of what he called an extraterrestrial observatory - basically a telescope in orbit." every aspect of hubble's capabilities can be controlled from this state-of- the-art command post at nasa's goddard space flight center in greenbelt, maryland. dunham says: "each console is set up for a different subsystem.... each of them are responsible to make sure all of the data coming down in their area is within certain limits that we're not violating anything that's going to jeopardize the health or safety of hubble." the telescope was delivered into space by the now retired space shuttle discovery... with the original intention of beaming back images for only 15 years. but as the breakthroughs continued - so did nasa's interest in keeping the telescope going. that meant a major overhaul in 2009 to help fight the natural aging process. jeletic says: "with all the redundancy that we have, we're very hopeful that we can keep, get, and make hubble last until at least 2020 and beyond." waldman says (on- cam bridge): "but
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obama ended nasa's shuttle program in 2011, repairs would no longer be possible... meaning that it's now just a matter of time before hubble will go extinct." and even after 25 years in orbit - hubble's still making new discoveries... like this new star in the milky way galaxy that's been dubbed the light saber - after the jedi's weapon of choice in the movie franchise "star wars". carpenter says: "we have the star behind a dark cloud and we have two blades od very brilliant gas coming out of the two poles of the star and it looks like someone's got their hand on the hilt of a light saber." in washington, joel waldman, fox news. nasa has also released a photo from the hubble telescope - of a new galaxy forming. the space agency says this shows two galaxies merging into one - after colliding. scientists say the new galaxy will become stable. it's located about 230 million light
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now fox5 weather 24/7, with meterologist les krifaton welcome to 2016. for the next few days expect to see increasing cloudiness and slightly warmer temperatures. as a low approaches the coast on monday it will help deliver some unstable weather to our area staring tuesday. rain chances increase tuesday and wednesday to 60%. then on thursday we see rain potentially sticking around with the chance of rain at
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not as high. temperatures for the week will remain around or just slightly below normal. welcome to 2016. for the next few days expect to see increasing cloudiness and slightly warmer temperatures. as a low approaches the coast on monday it will help deliver some unstable weather to our area staring tuesday. rain chances increase
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wednesday to 60%. then on thursday we see rain potentially sticking around with the chance of rain at 50%. the threat remains friday but not as high. temperatures for the week will remain around or just slightly below normal. closed captioning
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normal. closed captioning will resume shortly so - where were you at midnight - to celebrate the new year? "three, two, one... (cheers)" we'll look at how some big-name celebrities rang in the new year... right here in las
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this is the best block of all. it's like candy cane lane. i know. oohhh. oh, holiday ferris wheel. i kind of love it. look at those reindeer. jeffrey, you're awfully quiet back there. i was just thinking... maybe it's time we finish this test drive and head back to the dealership? that is so jeffrey... soooo jeffrey... so jeffrey... oh. elves.. it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. zero due at signing, zero down, zero deposit, and zero first months payment
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as always - las vegas was packed with celebrities on new year's eve... including nicki minaj. "i love being here. it's an amazing vibe. i love the look of it, the feel of it. the people are amazing and
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the singer and rapper was the special guest at drai's nightclub... on the rooftop of the cromwell. she led the audience in a midnight countdown and champagne toast - before returning later for a full- length concert performance. "gave you my heart but you took my soul... chains...you got me in chains for your love... " a little farther north on the strip... nick jonas performed hits like "jealous" and "chains" inside the foxtail nightclub at the s-l-s. he also brought along brother joe as a surprise guest. "they've always been good to me at sls and it's one of my favorite places to come hang out. vegas as a whole is full of unforgettable nights. i'm sure tonight will be one of those." jonas told the crowd there is nowhere he would rather be on new year's eve - than right here in las vegas. thanks for joining
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fox5 news at 6
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live in las vegas fox5 news at 6 starts now. we're just hours into the new year and already .. local police are investigating a deadly shooting.. we're live with the latest. plus .. new information about yesterday's deadly police shooting on teh valley's west side.. what police say the man was holding instead of a gun. and new details about the two people killed in this fiery wreck new year's eve. this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas
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