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fox5 news at 10 starts now new years revelers are out... electronics show is in.. we show you the madness with a very busy travel day... two people arrested after a man is found shot to death outside a gym. who they are and what charges they face besides murder. dollars.. the powerball jackpot keeps growing... how much time you have to buy your ticket before the next drawing... this is fox5 news at 10. local. las vegas. it's one of the busier travel days of the year here in las vegas. i'm elizabeth watts. thanks for joining us. new year's weekend is wrapping up and as hundreds of thousands leave the city... many more are coming in. fox 5's miguel martinez-valle is live at mccarran airport as people are still arriving. mccaren airport has been busy all day.... many people picked today to
after celebrating new years weekend still others are just getting to town, theyre here for the first convention of the year, the consumers electronic show, and as you can see the city was ready to greet them... badges and all. the new year celebrations are over and thousands of visitors took to the sky and the roads to go home after spending some time in vegas... the i-15 was packed with people making their way to california... it seems a few drivers couldnt handle the traffic so they decided to make their own route... but those attempted shortcuts came at a price when law enforcement got involved... just as people left the valley, thousands more flocked to the city for the first big convention of the year." " we get between 150, 175 thousand people from the tech profession here during the course of ces and more than a quarter of those are international professionals from all over the world." while the international consumer electronics show doesnt officially start until wednesday, early arrivals have already landed in mccarran airport from all over the
" my name is hugo fernandez im from san diego," " my name is april, im visiting from seattle" " (name) i come from china, i came here to visit ces" c-e-s is expecting its biggest show yet, and with tech junkies pouring in from all over to learn about the latest gadgets orginizers say theres no place like vegas when it comes to hosting such a big event. " las vegas has always been such a great host to us, and its clear that this is a city that can not only handle that many people but welcome that many people and show them a very good time while theyre here." most of the c-e-s attendies are expected to fly in or drive in tomrorrow, the airports making it easy for travelers attending the convention, they have a badge pick up right in the baggage claim area... live at mccaren, miguel martinez- valle, fox5 news local. las vegas. the consumer electronics show
until saturday. about 20- thousand technology products are being debuted during the show. two suspects behind bars in connection to a homicide outside a 24-hour fitness last week. 27-year-old kyle staats and 19- year-old megan hippie were arrested saturday. police say a man was sitting in his car outside the gym parking lot near rainbow and alta... when another vehicle pulled up. employees and gym members heard at least one gunshot. officers found the victim's vehicle rolled into a parking median and the driver's side window shattered. he died at the scene. both suspects face charges of first degree murder and attempted robbery with a deadly weapon. staats has also been charged for possession of a stolen vehicle. it does not appear the victim went inside 24-hour fitness. no word yet on a motive. an elderly man was killed riding a segway over the weekend. the accident happened around seven saturday night in a neighborhood near rancho and craig. police say the man was riding the eletric two- wheeler when he fell. he died from his injuries where it happened. the coroner says
year-old james harrington. police have not released any other details. a teen found dead on the east side of identified. the coroner says the victim is 12- year-old tristin she was discovered around 11-30 near charleston and nellis. police say the death does not appear to be suspicious... but metro's abuse and neglect is investigating because of the girl's young age. release her cause of death. a former las vegas pastor sexually girls in his could face life in prison if convicted. delay -- the trial afternoon for 59-year-old otis holland. he was once an international fugitive on "america's most wanted". holland has been in jail since his arrest in 2012. police say he assault girls as young as seven during holland has guilty" to 17 including child he could face life in prison if convicted. a group of armed
prosecution of two ranchers -- and occupy federal land in oregon. one of the protesters -- the son of cliven bundy from nevada. they have vowed to stay there indefinitely. jeremy roth shows us why they're supporting the ranchers who face extended prison time. nat pop a group of armed protesters have taken over a building in a federal wildlife refuge in oregon. (voice of: ammon bundy / spokesman for protesters) "we have no intention on using force or being aggressive or going on the offense. but just as all people have the right to defend themselves, that's exactly what that means." a spokesman for the group, ammon bundy -- the son of nevada rancher, cliven bundy who is well- known for anti- government action ---told c-n-n they are protesting the governments control over the land. (ammon bundy / spokesman for protesters) "it is the people's facility, owned by the people, and it has been provided for us to be able to come together and united and making a hard stand against this -- this overreach. this taking of the
resources." taking of the people's land and resources." nat pop reportedly started after protesters and militia members converged on the burns, oregon saturday -- to show support for dwight and steven hammond -- father and son ranchers jailed on an arson conviction back in 2001. prosecutors said the hammonds set a nearly 130 acres to cover up poaching. the father served three months... the son, one year. but a judge ruled their terms were too short under federal law and ordered them back to prison. (dwight hammond / convicted of arson) "i'm going to prison for five years for 127? seems like a bit of an overkill to me." the hammonds are scheduled to begin their 5 year prison sentence monday. i'm jeremy roth reporting. the attorney for the hammond family sent a statement to the harney county sheriff.
bundy nor anyone within his group or organization speak for the hammond family" end quote. nevada energy regulators meet this week to decide if they should hold off on new solar power rates. the "public utilities commission" set a hearing thursday to consider pausing the new rates for customers. they were supposed to take effect january first. the changes would raise the base service charge for customers in southern nevada from around thirteen dollars to nearly eighteen dollars per month. they will also reduce the amount of utility pays to buy power back from rooftop solar panels. the service charge would rise and the reimbursement will drop every year until 20-20. it's been a warmer start to the new year... but there may be some rain in store for the valley this week. les is here with his first look at weather. a series of storms are bearing down on us as we head into the first week of 2016. the first system monday isn't expected to bring us
some light drizzle to our south. the second system coming in tuesday has lots of moisture and could showers and snow mountains. that system leaves by thursday and then we have a few fast moving waves that could trigger the odd shower through the rest of the week. daytime temperatures will be in the 50's all week long. feeling lucky?
feeling lucky? it might be time to take a quick trip to arizona or primm to buy a lotto ticket. the powerball jackpot jumps to 400-million dollars after not hitting last night. there hasn't been a winner since early november. many stuck in traffic on the way to california decided to try their luck... and buy tickets for the next drawing. "what are we doing here, it's all about money. when you can have money and the security of just being able to do whatever you want whenever you want, that's the attraction." the next drawing is this wednesday. coming up -- president obama
laws... find out how the republican presidential candidates say they'll respond to his executive orders... call it a miracle... or an act of courage. how a pastor stopped a gunman who went in a full church... and saved them all. plus -- what happens in vegas stays in vegas? what this naked man was doing in the middle of a busy street near mccarran airport. you're watching fox5 news at 10.
new year. sources say it would expand background checks. chris frates reports on how the republican presidential candidates are reacting to the plans. "a few months ago, i directed my team at the white house to look into any new actions i can take to help reduce gun violence. and on monday, i'll meet with our attorney general, loretta lynch, to discuss our options. because i get too many letters from parents, and teachers, and d ds, to sit around and do nothing." sources say president obama is expected to announce new executive action soon expanding background checks on gun sales...aimed called gun show loophole ... which sellers to avoid conducting a background check. gun control advocates have also pushed the white house to tighten regulations on the reporting of lost and want the president to prevent more alleged domestic passengers on the no fly list from buying guns. president has even announced the details of his
running to replace him were seemingly competing on who would undo them faster. donald trump/(r) presidential candidate "so, he's going to sign another executive order having to do with the second amendment. having to do with guns. i will veto that. i will un-sign that so fa. so fast." sen. marco rubio/(r) presidential candidate "all these executive orders he's gonna come out with tomorrow that are going to undermine our second amendment rights, on my first day in office, they're gone." and jeb bush argued that the there was no need to expand background checks because jeb bush/(r) presidential candidate "the so-called gun show loophole, which i think he is referring to, doesn't exist. people that want to sell occasionally sell guns ought to have the right to do so without being impaired by the federal government." democrats have applauded obama's efforts. on sunday, bernie sanders -- whose democratic rivals have called him weak on gun control -- endorsed increased background checks. sen. bernie sanders/(d) presidential candidate "i think most gun owners in this country understand that people who should not own guns should not be able to buy them. we do need to expand the instant background check. i
an onerous burden on anybody." a recent c-n-n poll shows a majority do not support stricter gun control laws or the president's handling of guns. but another survey says a majority support requiring background checks for all gun buyers. a north carolina pastor confronts a gunman during his sermon... and the pastor may have saved the lives of his entire congregation. pastor larry wright was talking about gun violence in his community... when police say a man walked into the church carrying a rifle and magazine of ammunition. the pastor walked up to the gunman and asked "can i help you". the man asked the pastor to pray for him. wright took the rifle out of his hand... hugged the gunman then prayed with him. the pastor says the man committed his life to jesus... then apologized to those inside the church. he said he wanted to hurt someone... but felt he should seek help within the church. police arrived during the incident... and arrested the man. he was voluntarily committed to a mental health facility.
krifaton a series of storms are bearing down on us as we head into the first week of 2016. the first system monday isn't expected to bring us much except for some light drizzle to our south. the second system coming in tuesday has lots of moisture and could produce valley wide showers and snow for our local mountains. that system leaves by thursday and then we have a few fast moving waves that could trigger the
every day... where a naked man could be seen walking in the middle of the road. and why these self-proclaimed nuns.. have made it their business to sell pot. this is something there it is... this is where i met your grandpa. right under this tree. (man) some things are worth holding onto. they're hugging the tree.
the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle,
now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over a million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. ly see in las vegas. a naked man was running in the middle of the road near mccarran international airport. here's a video a viewer sent in to us. n-h-p says there was a crash involving three vehicles on the 2- 15 near the
one person was taken to sunrise hospital. their condition has not been released. witnesses say the naked man was one of the drivers. you can see him start yelling at the other cars. it also looked like he throws something. eventually -- he did put his clothes back on. two self proclaimed nuns are fighting to keep their marijuana business in california. sister kate and her apprentice darcey call themselves "sisters of the valley". the women create products to help with seizures or cancer patients. they also have a salve to cure migraines... hangovers... and ear aches. the women say they do not belong to a religious order... but see their work as a spiritual endeavor. "it's frustrating to me because there are all of these people with negative attitudes about something that is truly god's gift." "it's part of my life design to help people and i have to feel important and this really does." "all of our prayer
work." the "nuns" believe their business is threatened by a proposed marijuana ban being considered by the city council. they will ask the city to continue their mission of growing marijuana. up next -- new concerns for those living along the mississippi river valley. which states have a possibility of rising waters... and how residents are preparing. i'm miguel martinez valle coming up with a live report. hundreds of innovators competing this weekend ahead of what they had to create this year... and how much money is on the line. 24/7 forecast is coming up next this is fox5 news at
news. a person has been killed in an auto- pedestrian crash. it happened around 9-30 tonight near durango and durango is closed between edna and we will bring you more details as develops. hundreds of thousands of people leaving las vegas after the new year celebrations... convention of the year is bringing a
fox five's miguel live at the mccarran international airport where people have been coming and going all day. thats right elizabeth... lots of people leaving las vegas after a big party weekend celebrating the new year, but here at mccarran people have started coming in for the consumer electronics show starting later this week... the new year over and thousands of the sky and the roads to go home after spending some time in vegas... the i-15 was packed with people making their way to california... it seems a few drivers couldnt handle the traffic so they decided to make their own route... but those attempted shortcuts came at a price when law enforcement got involved... just as people left the valley, thousands more flocked to the city for the first big convention of the year." " we get between 150, 175 thousand people from the tech profession here during the
more than a quarter of those are international professionals from all over the world." while the international consumer electronics show doesnt officially start until wednesday, early arrivals have already landed in mccarran airport from all over the world. " my name is hugo fernandez im from san diego," " my name is april, im visiting from seattle" " (name) i come from china, i came here to visit ces" c-e-s is expecting its biggest show yet, and with tech junkies pouring in from all over to learn about the latest gadgets orginizers say theres no place like vegas when it comes to hosting such a big event. " las vegas has always been such a great host to us, and its clear that this is a city that can not only handle that many people but welcome that many people and show them a very good time while theyre here." c-e-s has a welcoming team at mccaren for those coming to the show, theres even a badge pick up at the baggage claim to make the stay in vegas
live from mccarran, miguel martinez-valle, fox5 news local las vegas. c-e-s takes place wednesday to saturday. mccarran airport expects another busy travel weekend next so if you have recommend airport early. hundreds competed today at a-t-and-t's largest annual hackathon. this weekend's event focused on creating the best overall app. developers... designers.... and interested in using the newest together for the competition. last year -- an app people from falling asleep took first prize. this year the winners will share 100- thousand dollars in cash and prizes. "it's truly an amazing and crazy time because they think of the craziest stuff, i mean who would think a facial recognition app that can wake you up when your driving could exist." the top three apps will be selected to take part in a live pitch session during the a-t-and-t
and electric car company "faraday future" announces it's unveiling a concept. it happens at eight tomorrow night ahead of the "consumer electronics" show in las vegas this week. the concept was inspired by their design and engineering vision. last month -- nevada lawmakers approved a 335- million dollar deal to bring "faraday future" to north las vegas. the factory is expected to bring 45-hundred jobs to the state... and nine- thousand in- direct jobs. a henderson family who lost everything in a fire celebrates a late christmas thanks to a house fire family's belongings just three days after christmas. the henderson fire department heat teamed up to help them shop for basic needs... but the gifts were an extra surprise! today -- firefighters showed up with all the presents for the family of five. this is the seventh family "operation fire heat" has helped this holiday season. families continue to cleanup in missouri and illinois as historic flood waters start to recede. fox's matt finn
those living along the river in states to the south. just three days (mehr'-uh-mehk) river crested at record levels, the water receding to below flood stage levels in two hard hit towns in missouri - pacific and eureka... and remaining only 4 feet above flood for those in some of the communities ravaged by flooding... residents starting massive clean up and recovery efforts. polizzi says: "now the big part now we have to drain the tub now were seeing alot of mud and sand left behind so our next step is to clean up." a saint louis area water plant -- servicing about 20- thousand residents -- back in working order sunday morning... and amtrak resuming service between st. louis and kansas city, missouri, today. closed for four days after water flooded out some of the tracks. growing fears in areas south of the historic flooding which killed at least 31 people across several states and forced large-scale evacuations. the possibility of rising waters in arkansas, louisiana and the entire southern mississippi river valley becoming a real concerns for
"we just got a said if we need to evacuate just be prepared and that's what we're going to do." in vicksburg, mississippi residents and precautionary measures ahead of possible flooding. just homes that are affected...it's businesses and government entities in this case." finn says: "officials are advising people to stay off roads, bridges and levees...saying they have taken a beating from the historic floods. also advising people that although the surface of the water may appear calm, it does have a dangerous olive branch, matt finn, fox news." temperatures are finally dropping low enough for ice castles to be built in minnesota. in "eden prairie" -- icicle farmers are working twelve hour days... handcrafting beautifully made ice masterpieces -- a winter tradition. it's a little late in the season to still be making the ice castles. they had hoped to be open by tomorrow... but with the unseasonably warm weather this year -- temperatures finally got cold enough around
"it all depends where the wind is coming from.. and how everything is growing. we just depend 100% on the weather and we can't control much of it." eventually they will add l-e-d lights just like they had last year... but they say this year should be even more impressive. now fox5 weather krifaton for up to date traffic alerts and conditions check fox5vegas.com under news. for up to date traffic alerts and conditions check fox5vegas.com under news. a series of storms are bearing down on us as we head into the first week of 2016. the first system monday isn't expected to bring us
some light drizzle to our south. the second system coming in tuesday has lots of moisture and could produce valley wide showers and snow for our local mountains. that system leaves by thursday and then we have a few fast moving waves that could trigger the odd shower through the rest of the week. daytime temperatures will be in the 50's all
third weekend in a row is "star wars: the force awakens" nats from movie the latest installment of the popular franchise brought in more installment of the popular franchise brought in more than 88-million dollars this weekend. "daddy's home" came in second this week with 29- million dollars. nats from movie and in third place eight". it made more than 16-million dollars. watermelon is and refreshing treat... but one little boy has become famous for how
on eating a whole watermelon. "starts chewing. thats ive never seen that before in my life. is he eating the whole. boy shakes the fruit in air. laughs." caught on the big screen at a cricket game in australia -- devouring the entire watermelon like an apple -- skin and all. fans became obssessed... and the hashtag watermelon boy started trending on twitter. mitchell has now officially been