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sister were both taken to juvenile detention. we'll have much more about this story tonight on fox5 news at ten. mgm announces they're going to start charging for parking on the strip... a big change from the free parking many of us are so used too... our team coverage begins with fox5's miguel martinez-valle live near the excalibur, one of be charging for parking. mgm told me the big reason theyre charging for parking is to improve their garages and the parking experience... theyre building a new parking structure here near the excaliber because they say the new arena and event tourism in general around town makes it important for them to be able to efficiently park thousands of people at the same time. the parking fees will be charged at all mgm properties, these include mgm grand,new york new york and the bellagio... they'll be charged to tourists and locals alike but mgm says tourists will be given a grace period before they have
can earn free parking by becoming m life members mgm says they will charge 10 dollars or less for overnight parking, the parking price will be based on what time you park and how long youre there... theyre saying its kinda like the airport, you get a ticket when you get in the garage... and pay on your way out. " we dont have all the details worked out, we are looking at various forms of operation of these parking facilities, were going to select the method that is going to be best for our company, for our customers, and for our employees." valet parking will also cost you, a source close to the situation told us valet could charge around 17 dollars for overnight guests. mgm did say employee parking will still be free, they will have their own parking area. we could start seeing some of the improvements mentioned in the next few weeks... the fee parking isnt expected to start until april and locals will have a grace period after mgm
before they have to pay, they havent said how will be... live near the strip, miguel martinez- valle, fox5 news local las vegas. mgm also said theyre spending 90 million dollars on parking infrastructure and 54 million on facility near excalibur. some old timers up to a strip hotel... and parking next to the front doors... but it's safe to say those days are long gone. fox5's cyndi lundeberg is live with reaction to the change that is not going over well with locals. those who live here tell me they don't think it's fair they have to pay to visit parts of their own city... many also said if the mgm starts charging... why won't the other hotels? >> one man said he doesn't mind paying to park if it came with things like security guards... but mgm has said that's not what the money is going towards.
in an already too expensive city... >> 00:02:24 now they're going to see them not the next charging and that's not fair for us who want to come and go and have to pay for somewhere we live at the parking fees will cost around 10 dollars... and many people told expensive they'll instead... or a ride sharing option. according to ubers website... it costs just a little over a dollar per mile... that means you could take an uber up and down the strip for the cost of parking at the mgm... reporting live cyndi lundeberg fox 5 news local las vegas by the way, mgm says you cannot validate your parking. plans are underway to finish a luxury apartment project - that went bankrupt during the recession. here's a look at plans for "the mercer" near tropicana and
a local developer and his wife purchased the property in 2012. today -- they held a groundbreaking to mark the start of construction. the couple says it booming on the southwest part of the valley. been apartments built in last 7 8 years. started in 2014 2015 look around area there are several apartment projects going up." the four-story luxury development will have retail on the ground floor... along with a resort-style pool... clubhouse... and penthouses. the luxury apartments are set to open next year. a las vegas wal- mart store is among of 269 locations the retail giant plans to close. the "super center" location on craig and nellis will shut its doors by 7 p-m this sunday. the company says the store's 350 employees will be given opportunities to transfer to other stores. those who aren't immediately placed will get 60 days
finding new jobs. while walmart is closing stores... the job market continues to look up. we'll tell you about two very different job fairs... looking to fill positions right away. plus... chipotle plans to close all its stores.... but only briefly. we'll explain why. this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live local news right
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served our country had a chance to meet employers from across the valley. hundreds of companies participated in a "veteran career fair" at unlv. there were federal agencies... law enforcement... corporate businesses... and even mom and pop shops. organizers say it's the largest career fair in the state. the hiring event was co-sponsored by senator harry reid. it's a way for unlv to reach out to more than 16- hundred veterans who attend the school. the director
of veterans services meets with jobseekers about what companies might be a match for them. "theres all these different jobs in military but at end of day its teamwork ability to grasp changing technlogy no one has more diverse population than military trained to work
populations and get along and be part of a team and have a strong work ethic." workshops also offered tips on
how to sharpen resume and interviewing skills. a new nightclub is also working hard to fill some jobs. the lines were long... last night and this morning... as the wynn resort held interviews to fill positions at its new "intrigue" nightclub. jobs up for grabs include - cocktail servers - bartenders - and v-i-p hosts. the new nightclub will replace "tryst" and opens april 28-th. "it's a brand new venue. the only thing left is the 90 foot tall waterfall which is a beautiful backdrop for a great new nightclub. it's intimate, it's very unique, it's intriguing." interviews for seasonal model positions at encore beach club, surrender and xs nightclubs are also taking place. information for current job openings are available on the wynn's website. two military choppers collide... during a drill in hawaii.
survivors. what one witness saw - or heard - when the crash took place. something goes terribly wrong with an experimental drug... one man is brain dead... others are hospitalized. i'm abby huntsman in new york and i'll have that story coming up your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live
twelve people are unaccounted for... after two military aircraft collide in hawaii. so far - no survivors are accounted for. the coast guard says the aircraft... from the 1st wing... were collided just before midnight thursday off the a total of 12- people were on board - what were 53 choppers. is asking people to water off the beaches due to debris that could wash up. witnesses in the area say they heard a loud boom and saw a big flare in the sky. "if you weren't sitting here at the exact moment that it happened, you
off in the distance or a kid playing with his pellet gun but ifyou see the explosion and hear the boom, that's when you knew. " an empty life raft was found this morning but no one was on board. army investigators are blaming a one-star general and nearly a dozen other people for leadership failures that contributed to the accidental shipment of live anthrax to facilities around the globe. despite the mistake - the military says no staff or citizens were in danger. "we have tracked down all the primary recipients and notified the entire community of what's gone on here. so we have a very high degree of confidence that we have found all of these samples and they have been destroyed." the six-month army investigation named brigadier general william king for perpetuating a "complacent atmosphere" - when he commanded the lab at the dugway proving ground in utah. the facility mistakenly shipped live anthrax to one hundred and ninety four other labs, including in the u.s. and overseas... a mishap that came
last year. the french health ministry says one man is brain dead and three others are facing possible permanent brain damage after volunteering to take part in a botched drug test. abby huntsman has the latest on a drug trial - gone horribly wrong. . clinical trials are designed to make sure that medications are safe before they are released to the public. but in france where several large pharmaceutical companies are based.. something went very wrong while testing a new painkiller. six men are hospitalized.... one of them is brain dead. touraine says: "an accident of exceptional gravity happened during a clinical trial in phase 1 in rennes." the medication that was being tested was supposed to work on the system in the brain which deals with pain touraine says it acts on natural systems which fight pain, a system called the endocannabinoid system. but i must stress, there is no cannabis in this drug.'' ninety healthy male volunteers were given the drug in varying doses: coubris says: "it is
facing an unprecedented situation. such an event has never happened in france before. i remind you that we are in phase one of the drug trial. theoretically, there is no reason for any kind of accident to happen. " the experimental drug is produced by a portuguese pharmaceutical company. the company testing the drug -- biotrial laboratory -- is headquartered in france but also has offices in london and newark new jersey. the chief neurologist at the french hospital where the patients are being treated says there is no known antidote for the drug that was being tested. in new york... abby huntsman... fox news. 90 healthy volunteers were given the experimental drug in varying doses beginning on january 7-th. six men between 28 and 49 years old were the ones hospitalized. chipotle is closing all of its restaurants - but only for one day - and only for a few hours. it will happen next month - so employees can take part in a staff meeting about food safety. the chicago-based
restaurants... including 17 outside the u.s chipotle was tied to series of disease outbreaks, including e-coli, salmonella and norovirus in different parts of the county. the news led to chipotle being a surprise gainer on wall street - with its stock trading up more than four pecent today. it's been a rough day overall... for the stock market. the day ended with the dow falling about 391 points... leaving it down an incredible 14- hundred points in just the first two weeks of the year. the fall of oil prices and concerns over china's economic standing are fueling the stock market's decline. never before has wall street gotten off to a worse start to a year. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty we have a slight chance of a few drops around noon on saturday. other
nice weekend with cloudy skies and highs at 55 saturday, 60 sunday. we'll continue with the cloudy skies and a high of 63 on monday. the next chance of showers will be on tuesday evening, overnight and for the first half of wednesday. other than south breezes on tuesday, there's no significant wind ahead. highs tuesday will be around 58, then 60 on wednesday. we have a slight chance of a few drops around noon
nice weekend with cloudy skies and highs at 55 saturday, 60 sunday. we'll continue with the cloudy skies and a high of 63 on monday. the next will be on tuesday evening, overnight and for the first half of wednesday. other than south breezes on tuesday, there's no significant wind ahead. highs tuesday will be
two fast-food favorites... are coming out with and they're all about chicken. out its "nashville hot chicken". it pays homage to a popular tennessee specialty. the kentucky- based fast-food chain will offer the spicy dish at all of its more chain will offer the spicy dish at all of its more than 4-thousand u-s stores. it's the fourth chicken flavor k- f-c has added to the menu in the chain's 86-year history. not to be outdone... shake shack is offering a new chicken sandwich. until now... the chain has been known for its burgers... but is
new modern take on the chicken sandwich. it's called the "chicken shack". it's a cage-free, hormone-free chicken breast - cooked in buttermilk - drenched in seasoned flour - deep fried - and topped with pickles - lettuce and tangy mayo on a potato bun. "we thought about what's comforting, what's cravable across the country. chicken just kept coming up in all our conversations." the "chicken shack" was tested over the summer and is now part of the menu. shake shack recently expanded to las vegas... with locations at the new york new york resort... and the downtown summerlin shopping center. thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 6
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live in las vegas fox5 news at 6 starts now. a major change is coming to the las vegas strip.. and it means you will soon be paying to park and valet! how much it's going to cost you. caught on camera.. a clark county school district officer pepper sprays students. the reason behind that move... plus, one of the valley's walmart supercenters is closing... this weekend! which one .. and why just ahead. this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas it's one of those perks tourists and locals have come to expect.. free parking at casinos and hotels on the strip. but this is about to change. i'm john huck. i'm christine maddela. mgm resorts will be the first company to charge a fee for self-parking and valet parking.