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feeling real good morning starts a man is behind say he stabbed his who tipped off murder. questions. close and democratic candidataes in a town hall. candidates had to office. police make a raid in a northwest neighborhood. can help crack illegal occupants. 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. we are gearing up for a couple cool days
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with highs around 60 for us on wednesday. average highs this time of the year are around 59. we'll be warmer on thursday through saturday with highs in the mid to upper 60s with a mix of sun and clouds. while we'll be up to 68 degrees on saturday, we'll also see an increase of clouds with southwest gusts to 20 mph. chances of showers get here through the day on sunday into monday with highs dropping to around 60 degrees with 57 degrees on monday. here's your fox5 traffic solutions here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate 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
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metro police investigating a crash that left one person dead and two others injured. police say two cars collided at lamb and craig last night... after one car turned left on a green light into another one. "there's some confusion about this light being a permissive green light. other lights in the neighborhood have flashing yellow lights, that's been the trend." one of the cars hit a light pole and landed on its roof. a passenger was killed, the others were taken to the hospital. police say so far, they don't suspect alcohol was involved. a man is behind bars this morning after police say he killed his girlfriend with a sharpening tool. the suspect is 39 year old marland jackson, he is being held at the
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police say he stabbed his girlfriend several times inside a home near civic center and evans, then called police to explain what happened. the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. detectives say there were several people inside the home when it happened including children. no one else was hurt. metro has identified the man they say pointed a gun at people on the strip friday. police say his name is khaleal black. they say on friday night, black walked in and out of traffic while waving a gun. metro says he refused to obey officer george smith's commands, and the officer shot at him. black wasn't hit, but two bystanders, including a child, were grazed by bullets. black is now facing several felony charges. he's known on the strip as someone who regularly sells shirts to tourists. smith has been with metro since 2005 and is assigned to the tourist safety division area command. a teacher at valley high school is accused of a sex
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student. the clark county justice court website, says jillian lafave was taken into custody on january 15th for having sex with a student. the school district and lafave's attorney say she has been suspended without pay. its a problem plauging the valley. empty homes being taken over by squatters and used as crime hubs, one valley community is uniting to stop the trespassers from taking over their neighborhood. fox5's miguel martinez-valle spoke with neighbors who say they don't even their children play outside. its a situation theyve been dealing with for months. people taking over empty houses in their using them for crime. neighbors say its where they dont feel safe having their children play outside... " part of the reason why i got so involved is because i walk him in the neighborhood, and take walks and do things with my grandchildren and my pets and not worry about walking past one of the squatter houses."
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northwest valley neighborhood has been dealing with for months.. " thats one of the reasons we own fire arms, for not feeling safe, to protect ourselves and especially from situations like this" squatters, taking over empty homes, and turning them into a hub for crime... " continuous traffic, in and out, its obvious they're peddling drugs." police say their hands were tied until the homeowner stepped forward as a victim. once they did, they were finally able to take action... "we found some illegal weapons in there, we found evidence of illegal drug use, and were investigating now what we believe was a fraud lab." two of the four suspects have been taken to into custody, they are charged with unlawful occupancy and possession of meth,. police say this wasn't their first run in with the law. " they had a significant criminal history where we had to have a tactical team serve the warrant to make it safe for us to get inside." neighbors say while they're happy this house was evicted, their squatter problem isn't over yet... "we believe there's a couple of other squatter houses in this neighborhood
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gone." police say the biggest obsticle they have with squatters is many times the original homeowner has walked away from their house, and the bank hasnt taken over yet... they say they cant act on a crime if there is no victim. miguel martinez- valle fox5 new local las vegas. metro's asking anyone who thinks they may have people illegally living next door to report any suspicious activity. president obama will be proposing new legislation that will help more americans save for retirement. administration officials think the plan will give 30 million additional americans access to retirement savings. the president's ideas will be outlined in the 20- 17 budget he'll submit to congress next month. democratic presidential candidates spoke to voters at drake university in des moines, iowa last night. voters had a chance to ask questions before the iowa caucus. kim hutcherson has more. at cnn's democratic town hall in des
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center stage - presenting their questions to the candidates seeking the democratic presidential nomination. hillary clinton -- who has a six-point lead in iowa, according to the latest poll -- faced voters last. clinton took a philosophical approach responding to attacks leveled against her (hillary clinton/democratic presidential candidate) "look, i've been around a long time . people have thrown all kinds of things with me. she also reminded voters she has been working on healthcare for a very long time. (hillary clinton/democratic presidential candidate) "when i worked on healthcare back in 93 and 94 - and i don't know if you were born then - but if you'd been around and had been able to pay attention, i was trying to get us to universal healthcare coverage working with my husband." (martin o'malley/democratic presidential
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o'malley was sandwiched in between clinton and sanders -- he had a message for his supporters "hold strong at your caucus because america is looking for a new leader. america is scanning the horizon. we can not be this fed up with our gridlocked, dysfunctional congress and think old ideologies are going to move us forward." bernie sanders kicked off the debate, and took many questions about his healthcare plans and viability as a candidate. (bernie sanders/democratic presidential candidate) "the ideas i am talking about are not radical ideas. on february first, iowa caucus goers will choose a candidate that best represents their interests. i'm kim hutcherson reporting. jeb bush is taking another trip to nevada. he's holding a rally today in elko. it willbe held at the northeastern nevada museum. he is the third
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candidate to visit elko this campaign season. faraday future is starting work on their new electric car factory. the company posted these pictures to twitter. faraday says it started clearing the area in apex over the weekend. faraday is investing one billion dollars into this plant... and will employ about 45 hundred workers there. it plans to launch an electric car in 2017. the wife of a retired metro sergent is making some progress, since suffering complications from a rare brain condition. john sheahan says his wife kristi, opened her eyes to watch a video of their baby. he says nurses also took her off a ventilator. kristi suffered a stroke just a day before her 42nd birthday, and doctors found a brain a-v-m. many community members have rallied around the family to show their support. fox5 viewers may remember sergeant sheahan from our "behind the badge" segments. more than 300 red
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canceled around the country because of bad winter weather. the red cross is now urging anyone who can donate, to do it soon. blood supplies are being depleted... and there's an emergency need for donations. the red cross says its down about 95 hundred units nationwide. it needs to collect around 14 thousand units every day. donors must be at least 17 years old and weigh 110 pounds. thousands of people are expected to gather today in support of school choice a rally is scheduled for 10 a-m at cashman center. it's to celebrate education options in the state, from traditional public and private schools to online academies. national school choice week is happening as nevada parents wait on a court decision on the education savings accounts... which would allow per pupil funding to go with students opting to switch from public to private school. the battle continues. the possible resolve for customers in the solar power
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the proposal now being made for current users. and the countdown is on. local betters anxiously awaiting super bowl 50. the excitement at the local sports books.
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24/7 with cassandra
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with fox5. we are gearing up for a couple cool days with highs in the upper 50s today, with highs around 60 for us on wednesday. average highs this time of the year are around 59. we'll be warmer on thursday through saturday with highs in the mid to upper 60s with a mix of sun and clouds. while we'll be up to 68 degrees on saturday, we'll also see an increase of clouds with southwest gusts to
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through the day on sunday into monday with highs dropping to around 60 degrees with 57 degrees on monday. here's your fox5
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here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate 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. there might be some positive news for solar customers who are angry after the p-u-c changed net metering rates. nv energy's proposing to allow customers to remain on old rates.
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lundeberg has the solar situation. dozens of people packed into the public utilities comission meeting 'this is about whats right and whats wrong' solar customers asking the p-u-c to reconsider their decision to hike solar fees... and slash net metering rates approved earlier this month. you will not look in the mirror and say i am responsible and i am taking apart of the a huge defrauding of the american people during that meeting at town square, solar city called a meeting to talk about the very same thing. but those discussions were put on hold after word came that nv energy would not be challenging the grandfather clause. promises made should be honored and i hope you take those into consideration at the hearing, customers pleaded with the p-u-c to stand up to nv energy.... some said they paid upwards of 60 thousand dollars for solar panels.. and now cant pay back their loans. and you're saying to us screw, you we
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anymore. we can do what we want and we can. the puc's decision has forced the three largest solar companies in nevada to leave... today they said they would put forth a proposal to grandfather in customers to their previous rates... we were lied to. cyndi lundeberg fox five news local las vegas. the p-u-c would have to approve nv energy's proposal... which they will discuss on february 8th. the bourne movie shoot has been exciting for both locals and tourists, who are following the action, trying to get a glimpse at the stars. hundreds are even getting in on the fun, becoming extras for the movie. the movie is also great for local movie companies... who provide anything from tech support to extra staff members. there are less tax incentives now that most of the money in nevada's film program was used for other projects like tesla. local companies say they'd still like to see major movies choose nevada as a backdrop, even if
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same incentives they used to. " it does more than just business. it helps our crew base and helps people get jobs. keep jobs and people tend to leave when no work we all know that look at construction industry." the latest bourne installment still doesn't have a name yet. its set to open july 29th. broncos will tak on the panthers in super bowl 50. oddsmakers say people have been placing bets since last year's super bowl, and they're getting ready to welcome large crowds. " watch a football game and you'll enjoy it. put $20 on the game, and all of a sudden, you're the general manager, coach and quarterback. there's a lot of fun. " over at the south point, odds makers are working out the details on hundreds of prop bets. they say the three staple ones are always: will there be overtime? will there be a successful two point conversion? and who's going to win the coin toss?
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app this year so locals and visitors don't have to stand in line to place those bets. the city of santa clara has less than two weeks to get ready for super bowl 50... and communters are over it already. the n-f-l is setting up a "super bowl city" for fans, featuring two concert stages and a football field. there's a lot of construction going on, meaning plenty of road closures and detours. super bowl city opens this saturday... and more than one million people are expected to visit it. before you sit down for the big game... come join us for a pre-super bowl workout! fox5 and our take 5 to care partners are teaming up with goodie two shoes for the big game 10k run festival. you can choose your distance... and run or walk with us sunday- february 7th in downtown las vegas. our own john huck and christine maddela will take part in the event. registration includes entrance to health expos, a tailgate and a big game viewing
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to register, visit fox5 vegas.com and click on take 5 to care. and talking about marathons ... try doing it by accident. we'll show you a runner who got in on a race-- by mistake.... and had a great finish!
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hosting a job fair... and you don't have to leave home to attend. the company is holding its first "virtual" fair for more than 700 seasonal poolside jobs, at all 13 of its strip resorts. you apply online, and then qualified candidates will be invited to participate in live online job interviews through a webcam or mobile device. jobs include
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lifeguards, and cocktail servers. training for some of the jobs starts in february, and the pool season goes through mid-october. we have more information on how to apply on the links page of our website, fox5 vegas dot com. a dog owner in alabama let her hound dog out to use the bathroom... but the pup clearly -- thought he needed to get some exercise. she saw people running by the home... and decided to join them. the 2 and half year old hound... named ludivine-- accidentially ended up running a half marathon.... ludivine's owner didn't know the pup was missing-- until friends who were race volunteers started texting her. and she didn't just run it-- she finished 7th... with a time of one hour and 32 minutes. ludivine even got a medal for her accomplishment. she crashed and took a long nap when she got home. plenty more
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morning... looking for a shoulder to cry on... don't turn to facebook to find one. what a new study suggests how many friends you'd actually have during a time of crisis. "this is the guy who can win in a general election. he's a smart guy, he's a good leader. and he honestly cares." rick harrison is great at selling stuff on pawn stars... now he's trying his hand at selling our next
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"there's some confusion about this light being a permissive green light. other lights in the neighborhood have flashing yellow lights." that confusion could be to blame for a deadly accident in the valley. " thats one of the reasons we own fire arms, for not feeling safe, to protect ourselves and especially from situations like this" people living in fear after squatters take over a vacant home. what neighbors did to get metro's
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