tv FOX5 News This Morning FOX January 4, 2016 4:30am-5:00am PST
people are leaving las vegas after the holiday and thousands more are pouring in. the hustle and bustle at mccarran as the first convention of the year kicks off. rain expected to hit the valley. good morning i'm maria silva. i'm dave hall. now it's time to get a first look at your fox5 weather 24-7 forcast... meteorologist cassandra jones joins us now. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. a series of storms are bearing down on us as we head into the
today will bring light scattered showers to the area with a high of 54. the second system coming in tuesday has a lot more moisture associated with it and will produce wide spread showers and snow for our local mountains. the high tuesday will be 54 degrees with more rain expected into wednesday. a winter storm watch is in effect tuesday morning through wednesday for snow fall levels dropping down to 5000ft & 3-8 inches of snowfall expected. daytime temperatures will be in the 50's all week long with a chance of showers sticking with us through the week before becoming slight chances through the weekend. here's your fox5 traffic solutions here is a look at your drive here are the
routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. metro is urging metro is investigating its first pedestrian it happened just before 9-30 last night near durango and sahara. metro says the woman was crossing the street outside of a marked crosswalk when she was hit and killed by a jeep. the driver of the s-u-v did stay on the scene. and metro says they did not appear to be impaired. after years of delays... the trial for the former las vegas pastor accused of sexually assaulting young girls in his congregation starts today. 59-year-old otis holland faces life in prison if convicted. before his arrest, holland was featured on
he's been in jail since his arrest in 2012. police say he sexually assaulted girls as young as seven during "counseling" sessions. holland has pleaded "not guilty" to 17 felony charges including child sexual assault, lewdness and bribing a witness. the mother of a man shot and killed by police held a news conference on saturday and says, despite the claims by metro, her son was never wanted for attempted murder "im very angry. very angry. because how many other mother losing kids. its okay because you're a police officer to kill people. it's not." "he was not wanted for murder as they keep saying, i want that clarified. my son never murdered nor accused of murdering somebody. i want his name cleared of that." "i want justice for my son, and im going to get justice for my son." 23-year-old keith
was shot and afternoon near cimarron. were assisting u-s marshals in arresting childress, who's accused of multiple felonies in arizona. they say when they initially approached him, he was holding what they believed to be a gun. they told him to drop the firearm, but childress advanced towards them. that'she wn officers opened fire. turns out childress was holding a cellphone. he died at the scene. behind bars this morning, 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 this past weekend. police say a man was sitting in his car outside the gym parking lot near rainbow and alta, last tuesday, 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. the victim died at the scene. both suspects face charges of
murder and attempted robbery with a deadly weapon. staats has also been charged for possession of a stolen vehicle. no word yet on a motive. metro investigators still peicing together the motive for a deadly shooting at a casino near nellis airforce base. it happened around 3 a-m saturday near craig and nellis at the siegel slots and suites. police say an fight broke out -- resulting in shots fired. one person was killed, and another injured. officers do not have a suspect description at this time. no arrests have been made. investigating singer chris battery, after allegedly punching a woman in the face police say they got the call saturday morning. the victim says she was at a party the palms hotel with the singer take a picture of him. she claims he got upset, hit her.. then took her the woman was escorted out of the room by brown, who was performing at
is denying the whole thing is looking to get a check or start some . i don't know this old looking she's old like dusty. look at her in the jason derulo video, like. she came to vegas, she probably came to my room get in." brown has since deleted that video from his instagram account. metro says brown was not arrested. t-m-z posting photos of the woman's injuries. they identified model liziane gutierrez. they say she's had several run-ins with other celebrities including jason derulo. brown's camp says the entire thing is quote "complete fabrication" president obama is back in washington and ready to meet with his attorney general to talk about gun control. as fox's kelly wright reports... the president is planning to take executive action on gun control.
president obama is back in washington and ready to fight his first battle of 2016. he is scheduled to meet with attorney general loretta lynch today to discuss executive action on gun control. he previewed today's meeting during his weekly media address: president obama says: "i get too many letters from parents, and teachers, and kids, to sit around and do nothing. i get letters from responsible gun owners who grieve with us every time these tragedies happen; who share my belief that the second amendment guarantees a right to bear arms; and who share my belief we can protect that right while keeping an irresponsible, dangerous few from inflicting harm on a massive scale. the chief executive is expected to use an executive order to strengthen background checks required for gun purchases. it's an idea that's being shot full of holes at gun shows around the nation.. yager says: people get guns if they
don't go buy them .they steal them at some shows people are rushing in to buy guns and ammo before any proposed change: patrilla says: "you can't depend on law enforcement,, they try but they can't get there in time." in addition to today's meeting with the attorney general.. president obama is also schedule to participate in a town hall meeting on gun violence. the meeting will take place on thursday night at george mason university. in washington.. kelly wright.. fox news hundreds of armed militia members have taken over the headquarters of a wildlife refuge in oregon. among them, the sons of nevada rancher cliven bundy. a spokesman for the group says they're there in support of two ranchers set to return to prison, today to serve a second term on an arson conviction. the protestors say they were unfairly punished and targeted for refusing to sell their land. while prosecutors say the ranchers started those fires on purpose to cover up
"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 people's land and resources." organizers insist they're not there to cause harm or hurt anyone. they say they plan to use the area as a base place for patriots to gather from all over the world, and are planning to stay there for several years. hundreds of thousands of people leaving las vegas after the new year celebrations. but as they leave, a new crowd is entering the city for the consumers electronic show. fox five's miguel martinez-valle shows us the revolving door at mccarran international airport. 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
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 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
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." miguel martinez- valle, fox5 news local. las vegas. the consumer electronics show is set to go on until saturday. about 20- thousand technology products are being debuted during the show. "faraday future" is expected to unveil a new concept car today. the electric car company says it will happen tonight. last month -- nevada lawmakers approved a 335-million dollar deal to bring "faraday future" vegas. the factory is about 45-hundred jobs to the state. hundreds competed 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 technology came together for the competition. last year -- an app that prevents people from falling asleep behind the wheel took first prize.
share 100- thousand dollars in cash and prizes. the top three apps will be selected to take part in a live pitch session during the a-t-and-t developer summit on tuesday. if you're feeling lucky you might want to take a trip to state line!! the powerball jackpot continues to grow. how much is now up for grabs. a bold move. a north carolina pastor puts his life on the line to save others. how his actions changed a gunman's mind.
pres released his first campaign ad this morning. " he will cut the head off isis and take their oil. and hell stop illegal immigration by building a wall on our southern boarder that mexico will pay for. we will make america great again" the trump campaign released the ad at midnight. the real estate mogul has boasted in the past about saving millions of money on advertising. nevada energy regulators meeting this week to decide if they should hold off on new solar power rates. the "public utilities commission" set a
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. now fox weather 24/7 with cassandra jones good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. a series of storms are bearing down on us as we head into the first week of 2016. the first system today will bring light scattered showers to the area with a high of 54. the second system coming in tuesday has a lot more moisture associated with it and will produce wide spread showers and snow for our local mountains. the high tuesday will be 54 degrees with more rain expected into
storm watch is in effect tuesday morning through wednesday for snow fall levels dropping down to 5000ft & 3-8 inches of snowfall expected. daytime temperatures will be in the 50's all week long with a chance of showers sticking with us through the week before becoming slight chances through the weekend. here's your fox5
take a quick trip to arizona or primm to buy a lotto ticket. the powerball jackpot jumps to 400-million dollars after no one hit it over the weekend. there hasn't been a winner since early november. many drivers stuck in traffic on the way back 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. a north carolina pastor confronts a gunman during his sermon.
wright was talking about gun violence in his community... when police say a man walked into the church carrying a rifle... 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... hugged the gunman then prayed with him. the pastor says the man committed his life to jesus... then apologized to those inside the church. police arrested the man. he was voluntarily committed to a mental health facility. a henderson family who lost everything in a fire celebrates a late christmas thanks to firefighters. a house fire destroyed the family's belongings just three days after christmas. the henderson fire department and "operation fire heat" teamed up to help them shop for basic needs... but the gifts were an extra surprise! sunday -- 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. we found a little boy who really
today is your day. it's national spaghetti day! to celebrate brio tuscan grille and bravo, are offering all-you- can-eat specials. today you can get endless spaghetti for just 9-99. one little boy has become an internet sensation after eating a whole watermelon. "starts chewing. thats ive never seen that before in my life. is he eating the skin? hes eating the whole. boy shakes the fruit in air. laughs." mitchell was caught on the big screen at a
australia -- devouring the entiti watermelon like an apple -- skin and all. fans became obssessed... and the hashtag watermelon boy started trending on twitter. mitchell has now officially been dubbed "watermelon boy". plenty more straight ahead on fox5 news this morning... including a major shakeup in the n- f-l. see why today is the worst day of the year to be an nfl coach. the hottest tech gadgets are on display at c-e-s this week. we've got a sneak peek of a live streaming video camera and the world's first "smart bra" that measures biometrics. 2016 begins... the same way 2015