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it would be like any other day here on thomas avenue today but it's not. the road is marked with colored spray paint paint police used while gathering evidence. sunday night just hours after the incident evelyn green's distraught mother spoke to fox5. i'm devastated. that was my baby my only girl. vicki davis says didn't wait for paramedics to arrive rushing evelyn to north vista hospital when we was in the car i was trying to give her cpr she was breathing and looking at meshe was like this. her eyes rolled to the back of her head. evelyn died shortly after arriving. north las vegas police are looking for a hispanic male in his 40's who was descriobed as
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he was driving a full size white panel van with no windows. we asked if it was true that the driver stopped after the accident and a person near the scene told him to leave nlv sound because he left the scene the driver when caught will face a severe sentence if convicted because of the new law on hit and run accidents automaticcaly treats this case as a dui this is a serious incident where a two-year-old child has been ripped from their family. we need to find justice for that family. the family has set up a go fund me page to help pay for the funeral. it's "we love you evelyn" police are asking that if you have
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stoppers at 702 385-55-55. a murder suspect was mistakenly released from a southern california jail last month. that suspect was captured in boulder city. the los angeles county sheriff's department says detectives learned today - that steven wright might be hiding in a boulder city hotel and requested assistance from the fbi and local police departments. wright was taken into custody without incident. he was awaiting trial in a gang killing when he was released from jail due to clerical errors. no additional charges will be filed against wright - who will be held in nevada pending an extradition hearing. a car crashed into the lobby of a medical building -- sending three to the hospital. it happened around 10-30 this morning near jones and spring mountain. police tell us three or four people were in the lobby when the car crashed through the wall. crews rushed threepeople to spring valley hospital. their injuries do not appear to be
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police say the driver stayed at the scene... investigators tell us the car had an issue with the accelerator. hundreds of laid-off solar company workers protest outside the "public utilities commission" building. "we're not gonna quit. we're not gonna quit. we're not gonna quit." nevada regulators heard arguments on if existing rooftop solar customers should be "grandfathered" into lower rates. this comes after the p-u-c approved higher ones before the new year. demonstrators brought several wheelbarrows with more than 30-thousand signatures to overturn the rules. one laid-off employee from "solar city" asks the p-u-c to do the right thing for nevada. "last year we were installing ton of solar panels hiring like crazy expanding team and families in nevada had jobs money coming in and when puc made decision in december affected me and thousand of
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now it's up to the p-u-c to decide. a vote is not expected until later this week. chipotle closed its doors for four hours during lunchtime for a food safety meeting. every location shut down from eleven a-m to three p-m to train employees in food safety. this comes after 500 people were sick from an e-coli outbreak at a number of restaurants last year. workers went over updated changes to how it prepares and stores some foods -- to prevent the chances of food- borne illnesses. chiptole offered "rainchecks" to customers for a free burrito. toss to weather we'll stay in the mid-70s for the workweek with a decrease down to
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for the weekend. the high on wednesday at 74 degrees would tie a high temperature record set back in 2014, friday's high will be two degrees shy of a record. we'll pick up a few clouds for sunday into monday with a slight chance of showers expected on monday afternoon. average high this time of year is 61.
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homeless man was found brutally murdered.... an 18 year old was convicted of the crime... even though there weren't any witnesses - or physical evidence to link her to the scene. cyndi lundberg has a preview - of her fox five special investigation... "guilty until proven innocent". kirstin blaise lobato was convicted of the crime...and for nearly 15 years... she's maintained her innocence. we do want to warn our viewers... some of the details of this story are very graphic... duran bailey was found mutilated... and had his penis cut off... lobato became tied into the crime after telling friends about a sexual assault in which she said she tried to stab a mans groin... bailey was found murdered in july... lobatos attack happened miles away in may.... investigators however maintained it was the same event. dozens of people placed her more than 170 miles away during the murder... there was pubic hair...semen... cigarette butts gum... and bloody footprints that all exclude lobato as
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supporters is a former fbi agent with 25 years experience who says police got the wrong person... at the crime scene the body was covered by boxes and guess what was on those boxes footrpitns in the victims blood... male footprints... there were also cigrette buts on top of the body which means it wasnt him he was alrady dead... theres going to be saliva on those theres going to be dna and we begged them to test the dna and they wouldnt lobatos defense has pushed clark county to test vital pieces of dna from this case...and have been denied. lobato has sat at the florence mclure female prison in las vegas since 2002 for a crime she says she didnt commit... 'its something i tr not to think about or address at all because its too overwhelming nearly 15 years later prosecutors have never been able to place lobato at the crime scene... and there's significant evidnece a man was there... fox 5 used a private investigator to follow leads and looked at other suspects who could have committed this crime that police ignored. cyndi lundebeg fox 5 news local las vegas... we'll have part one of our full investigation "guilty until
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all eyes are on new hampshire....just hours away from the the state's presidential primary. "it's going to be something special very big day. and it should be a very big day for the nation." has the most to gain - and most to lose - as candidates scamble to shore up last minute support. plus - a cruise ship turns around... after a rough storm proves to be too much... and leaves passengers injured. you're watching fox5 news at 5.
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you're taking a look at beautiful new hampshire... where in just a few hours - the first primary votes will be cast in the 2016 presidential election season. both democrats and republicans - are out campaigning hard... to drum up last minute support. polls show two clear frontrunners in the state - donald trump for the republicans... and bernie sanders for the democrats. however - as joel waldman reports from manchester - the other candidates are refusing to go down without a fight. (on cam) republicans attacking marco rubio...and the two democrats ...attacking each other... as voters here in new hampshire prepare to hit the polls. (take pkg) donald trump stepping up his campaign schedule
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hoping to solidify his lead among republicans... but the focus is turning to who will come in second... jeb bush, john kasich, and chris christie - all governors or former governors - now stepping up their attacks on marco rubio... hoping to stop his momentum as the "establishment" candidate: christie says: "i'm the person most ready to take on hillary clinton, i'm the person most ready to be president of the united states. senator rubio proved - he's not ready." rubio - staying off the attack for the most part... trying to keep his message positive in the home stretch. rubio says: "we're blessed to have a very talented field, it's just made for a messy and competitive process in the short term, but in the long term i think will serve our country very well." meanwhile on the democratic side... bernie sanders still holds a strong lead in most polls... but hillary clinton isn't backing down... attacking sanders' credibility as he tries to solidify his populist image. sanders says: "our job is not to accept what the establishment told us is the way it is supposed to be!" clinton says: "i was kind of amused just the other day...senator sanders took about 200-thousand dollars from wall street firms." (on cam tag) most polls open tomorrow morning
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towns - including dixville notch - will hold their votes at midnight. hillary clinton says bernie sanders took campaign donations from wall street donors indirectly... from a third party democratic party group that supports national candidates. as north korea celebrates the successful launch of a satellite into space - the united nations is responding - with a new round of sanctions. fire works lit up the sky over pyongyang - after it was announced the launch of a long range rocket was a success. north korea maintains the launch was for scientific and peaceful purposes - but the united nations security council isn't buying it. "so-called space launch vehicles are the same technology as ballistic missiles which are expressly prohibited by multiple security council resolutions." the united states is in talks with south korea to deploy a high altitude area defense system - which can target short, medium, and intermediate
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at least thirty eight people are dead and more than one hundred are still missing... after a six-point- four magnitude earthquake hits taiwan over the weekend. take a look... as an girl is pulled alive from the rubble of an apartment building. rescue workers believe she was trapped for more after the earthquake building to a woman believed pulled out afterwards - along with other survivors. in the beginning was that i wanted to be hoping to be rescued. later i noticed that my family members were nearby. when they were rescued i broke down and cried.' ' taiwan's president and president- elect visited the injured in the hospital today - and discussed measures to improve older buildings - that are prone to collapse. a royal caribbean cruise ship that passed through a rough storm... is returning to its home port in new jersey... instead of journey to florida. all passengers on board the "anthem of the seas" are being offered a full refund - plus a "half off" credit for a future fare.
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ship describe heavy rocking from large waves.... water flowing down staircases - and furniture damaged from being tossed around. four passengers were injured - according to the company - but none seriously. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty we'll stay in the mid-70s for the workweek with a decrease down to around 70 degrees for the weekend. the high on wednesday at 74 degrees would tie a high temperature record set back in 2014, friday's high will be two degrees shy of a record. we'll pick up a few clouds for sunday into monday with a
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showers expected on monday afternoon. average high this time of year is 61. we'll stay in the mid-70s for the workweek with a decrease down to around 70 degrees for the weekend. the high on wednesday at 74 degrees would tie a high temperature record set back in 2014, friday's high will be two degrees
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clouds for sunday into monday with a slight chance of showers expected on monday afternoon. average high this time of year is 61. closed captioning
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the las vegas strip... is celebrating chinese new year. how one resort is getting into the
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plus... how scammers are taking advantage of people in nevada... by making them think they've
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call them up - saying they are from the sheriff's office. they claim the person failed to show up for jury duty on a specific date and owes a fine of up to 25- hundred dollars. clark county court officials say the scammers claim that multiple letters have been sent to the person and an arrest is imminent. the court does not call people over the phone to fine them for missing jury service. home prices continue to rise in southern nevada. the median home price was 219- thousand in january. the greater las vegas association of realtors says that's up nine- and-a-half percent from the same time a year ago. the group expects the housing market to be stable in 2016 like it was last year - but southern nevada still struggles with a low supply of houses and too many underwater homeowners. the total number of homes sold in january was more than 23-hundred... up from about 22- hundred a year ago. the mandarin oriental las vegas celebrates the year of the monkey to mark the start of chinese new year.
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former las vegas mayor oscar goodman and the founder of the lou ruvo center for brain health were some of the special guests. the resort wanted to ring in prosperity and good fortune to las vegas. they were inspired by the traditional "yusheng toss". it's a dish made up of raw fish and veggies... and the ingredients represent a happy life. guests had to "toss" it -- and the higher the more prosperous the year will be. "we celebrate chinese new year at all mandarin hotels in world. tied in with our brand roots from hong kong and thailand. our original hotel in bangkok chinese new year important to all hotels around world. it also sets us apart from other brands in las vegas." the general manager of mandarin oriental says the year of the monkey symbolizes significant change... and to take action. they're ringing in the lunar new year in china. it's a day of
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explains why this year holds some special promise for those who want to become parents. every 12 yearsthe monkeys take center stage in china. february 8th begins the year of the monkey, just one of twelve chinese imalswhich makes these guys the most popular here at the beijing gathered despite being an otherwise random, cold tuesday in january. it is a good year to be a monkey... but beyond being one of the cuter animals in the chinese zodiac, the monkey also holds a lot of cultural significance. look no further than one of the most famous chinese characters in tv history. this is the monkey king immortalized in a 1980's tv show seen here in the monkey king 2 a movie version just released in thters. the monkey king is smart and brave traits commonly associated with people born in a year of the monkey. "it's my wife and i's dream to have a child in the year of
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man says. it's his biggest goal this year. some chinese agree with himespecially because last year was the year of the sheepa timid grazing animal thought to produce weaker childrennot ideal. also, for the first time in 30 years, china's government is allowing all citizens to have two children instead of just one. the result of all that? a potential baby boom at maternity wards everywhere. (wang hong, amcare woman and children's hospital) "this year, already lots of pregnant women are coming in to register with us and sta t process early. far more than last year." and beyond kids, it's just a fun year on the zodiac calendar this woman says it's full of energy and makes people feean retailers are set to capitalize on the good vibes. monkey sweaters, glittery monkey backpacks, cute stuffed monkeys it's all for sale and there's money to be made. this shopper says it
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connect with chinese culture and consumers. back at the zoo, the monkeys enjoyed a sunny day and some adoring crowds. they seemed happy and why not?? it's their year, after all. and with crowds like these, maybe they'll finally give the pandas a run for their money. matt rivers, cnn, beijing. there's much more coming up in the second half of fox5 news at 5. the search continues.... for a driver.... after a two-year-old dies in a hit-and-run crash. what the driver did - before taking
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the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world
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live from las vegas. your only choice for live local news right now. with emmy award winner john huck. christine maddela. and weather 24/7 with chief meteoroligist ted pretty. this is fox5 news at 5:30. local las vegas. thanks for joining us for your only local news at 5:30. let's get you up to date with the latest local headlines. north las vegas police believe its just a matter of time before they will find the driver of a white van that struck and killed a 2 year old girl over the weekend the driver took off from the scene. she's been identified a evelyn
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