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closed captioning will resume this is fox5 news at 11. local las vegas. we're starting off with breaking news stories tonight at 11. i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck. north las vegas police say they've found the van involved in a hit and run crash, year-old girl sunday night. citizens for matching the description of the one from the crash. aren't saying found. that crash killed two-year-old evelyn green, in a neighborhood near pecos and lake mead. her family says the driver did stop, but then took off. the driver is still on the run, and anyone who knows where he is is urged to call police. a caucus controversy-- with less than two weeks to go until the first in the west caucuses begin in the silver state. some locals say they wont be able to take part because of the date and their faith. fox five's elizabeth watts is boulevard near russell with more the democrats
sites at six strip casinos to accomodate voters who work on caucus day.. but some local faith populations says they're being left out as the caucus is being held on a saturday. if youre really sabbath observant you can't drive even if you could walk not in the spirit rabbi shia harlig says he's surprised and disappointed the state democratic party is hosting its caucuses on a saturday morning... and not making special accomodations for certain faiths... jews observe the sabbath on saturday until an hour after sundown.. rabbi shia harlig (like chia with s) / chabad (habad) southern nevada i had a couple congregants who said they were called to come and caucus and told them they cant its because the sabbath and didn't get much of a response rabbi says the campaign of bernie sanders.. who is jewish democrat... has reached out to him and said they're trying to see what they can do... back in 2012 the g-o-p held a
caucus to accomodate the oberservers as it had been scheduled on a saturday.... hundreds showed up including rachel for the democrats who rachel republican and it's not just the that observes the adventist. and have their chance the nevada state democratic party gave us a statement saying saturday at eleven a-m is the best time to increase access as much as possible for democrats across participate in our first in the west caucuses. keeping this date is critical to preserving our early-state status in the presidential nominating calendar. the rabbi says he doesn't think they're intentionally trying to leave anyone out- but doesn't understand why they didn't just change the day altogether after what happened last time around. today is new hampshire is also on a tuesday i dont know why they can't do it on a tuesday on a weekday like the general elections. we spoke with the state democratic party again tonight... who wanted to add... "unfortunately it is not logistically
caucus. we have worked to make the caucus process as inclusive as possible by adding strip locations for shift workers, and hosting a tele-caucus for military members and registered nevada voters living overseas." reporting live ew ffn llv. a man was shot and killed right outside his home. and now police are trying to figure out the motive. this happened around one-30 this afternoon, at a neighborhood near mojave and vegas valley. police say the victim got into an argument with a man and a woman. one of them fired at the victim, and he later died at sunrise hospital. one neighbor who didn't want her face shown, says this isn't the first time police have been to the home. "i've called police several times to report suspicious activity. there's actually survellance cameras all over that house. " police aren't sure which person
say the victim knows the suspects. they are still looking for those suspects tonight. if you know anything about this shooting, call crime stoppers at 703-385-55-55. a woman is suing metro police and the officer accused of beating her, for 225 thousand dollars. the woman says in her lawsuit that officer richard scavone caused permanent damage to her face, back and neck. she was arrested in january 2015 on littering and loitering for prostitution charges, and police say that's when she was beaten. the incident was captured on officer scavone's body camera. scavone was fired in september, and is pleading not guilty. a former music school teacher is accused of lewdness with two students, and is now facing charges. north las vegas police arrested william crawford, who used to teach at somerset academy's centennial parkway campus. investigators say allegations against crawford first started in october 2012... but weren't reported to police until june 2014.
claimed crawford physical contact with two 12-year- crawford was arrested yesterday. somerset academy released this statement about the arrest: "during his very brief employment with somerset academy of las vegas and at the time his employment ended, the school was claims against mr. crawford or any police investigation. at this time our thoughts are with those who have these unfortunate circumstances." the couple accused in a young father's death appeared in court today. a lawyer argued the woman charged in the case shouldn't be in jail, because she has a four week old baby. but the judge worried krystal guice might run away. " the behaviors that she did, as far as what she did with the car, the information she gave to police and everything, i felt like she was a flight risk. " police say guice and her boyfriend deonte coleman met with the victim "johnny dee haney" last monday. haney and guice
their four-year- old daughter. coleman is accused of shooting haney several times, and the couple took off with the little girl. the judge asked for a written motion for guice, and set her bail at 35 thousand dollars. there was no bail set for coleman. both are expected back in court later this month. a suspected bank robber led police on a wild chase... eventually crashing on the freeway. police say this started at a u-s bank near russell and 2-15 the speeding get- a-way car crashed on the 215 between durango and buffalo... causing a lot of traffic. the driver was arrested and taken to u-m-c. police haven't said if a weapon was used in the bank robbery, or if the robber got away with anything. a crime of passion, a pair of vegas tourists arrested for sex acts performed 550 feet above the strip... fox5's miguel martinez-valle is live near the high roller observation wheel with the details what this couple now faces.
club, and employees say its been happening more and more lately... a couple decided to hook up in one of the high roller glass cabins, but waiting for them at the end of the ride, the police... when philip panzica and chloe scordianos started their risque ride on the highroller, they probably didnt expect to face potential jail time, but thats exactly what happened after an employee caught them in the act, and called the police... " this is a felony, so that means per statute, they face a minimum of one year in prison if found guilty, plus a fine if deemed by the court." the police report shows the pair were smoking and undressing in one of the glass cabins... the linq employee told them over the intercom to put out the cigarettes and put on some clothes... but they kept going.. thats where things get graphic, the report says security footage shows them both naked, the pair engaged in oral sex, and ignored
" of course everyone wants to come and have a good time here in las vegas, and we welcome that, we want people to enjoy themselves here, but there are certain things that no matter where you are are unacceptable. " we took to strip to see what other vegas tourists thought of the ordeal... " yes thats inapprorpiate, but dont get caught." and we got some mixed reactions " part of me feels like what happens in vegas should stay in vegas, but theres children around so thats inaproriate" " i feel like what happens in vegas should stay in vegas, and children, if youre under 18 you should be home in bed by 11 o clock." until they found out it happened in the middle of the day, at three o clock " oh no no no" " like this time of the night, maybe, but not during the day." the police report says people in surrounding cabins saw the whole thing, and even got some video, but refused to write a statement. as for the pair, they said they were just having a good time, and didn't think anyone would notice... theyre now facing felony charges for sex acts in public among other arges... apart from the sex acts in public charges, panzica also had an outstanding warrant from
as well.. according to the district attorney neither of them will have to register as sex offenders live, miguel martinez-valle, fox5 news local. las vegas, police booked both people involved into clark county detention center. the couple each posted 3-thousand dollars bail and are set to be back in town for court next month. hampshire decide who they want for president. we're going live to manchester for a look at the first primary of 2016... and what they mean going forward. and candidates to nevada. who will be here soon for a town our state holds its caucuses. 24/7 forecast is
voters in new hampshire pick their parties' candidates in the first primary of the 2016 election season. democrats went for bernie sanders, and republicans chose donald trump. cnn's ryan nobles joins us live from new hampshire, with analysis on how tonight's primary impacts the race for president. the results were
confirmation of the strength of outsider candidates in this year's race. but, on the republican side -- the battle for second place gave at least one candidate -- a lifeline. billionaire businessman donald trump relished his first-place finish in the nation's first primary. ( / donald trump / (r) presidential candidate ) - "we want to thank the people of new hampshire, right? we love the people of new hampshire." but it was the republican runner up who might be the the granite state -- kasich. his prediction came true -- he's moving carolina -- with ( / john kasich / (r) candidate ) - "at a change is in the air, are turning the page on a dark part of american politics because tonight the light overcame the darkness of negative campaigning." on the democratic side -- bernie sanders delivered a tough blow to hillary clinton's campaign, following
tough fight in south carolina. ( / bernie sanders / (d) presidential candidate ) - "it is just too late for the same old same old establishment politics and establishment economics, the people want real change." the candidates criss-crossed the state over the last few days -- squeezing in every appearance they could schedule. ( / trump) - "so far good, i think!" taking part in the time-honored new hampshire tradition of retail politics. and, everywhere they went -- reporters were just a step behind. ( / sanders) - "usually i like to talk nice quiet walks, apparently not today. but i thank you all for the company." those non-stop appearances here in the granite state may have tipped the scales. exit polls show, nearly half of republican voters and about a quarter of democrats decided recently which candidate to support. now, it's on to south carolina
there's less than 2 weeks until nevada's caucus. the democratic caucus is on saturday february 20th. and the republican caucus follows on tuesday february 23rd. you'll get information in the mail on where you need to go. only registered republicans and democrats can caucus. republicans must register by this saturday if they want to take part. democrats have until the day of their caucus to
on site. hillary clinton and bernie sanders will be in las vegas a few days early before the democratic caucus... to speak to local voters at a town hall event. the town hall is set for february 18th. a time and location hasn't been announced yet. democratic party officials say questions will focus on issues affecting nevada and the latino community. now fox5 weather 24..7. with chief meteorologist ted pretty we'll have mid-70s through the workweek with a slight drop in highs for the weekend. we expect a high of 74 on wednesday and that would match a high temperature record set in 2014.
then 70 on sunday. highs stay around 70 degrees with a few more clouds as workweek on monday and tuesday. average high for the 7-day forecast is 62 degrees. we'll have mid-70s through the workweek with a slight drop in highs for the weekend. we expect a high of 74 on wednesday and that would match a high temperature record set in 2014.
its day 39 of the armed occupation at oregon's malheur national wildlife refuge. and now a high profile nevada visitor is going there to show her support. nevada assemblywomen michele fiore says she will visit the four remaining occupiers at the refuge. she's going to portland as part of a meeting with other state lawmakers who are upset over b- l-m actions. fiore told us she was upset after seeing the video of rancher lavoy
to see body camera footage of the standoff. " my question is, what were all of these law officers doing shooting at a folks in it, for 12 minutes? and i would like to see like to see lavoy finicum's truck. " in oregon thursday night. ammon bundy told protestors to go home... while cliven bundy is encouraging them to continue their holdout. the refuge is surrounded by and those remaining protestors will face charges once they come out. so far, there's no reported cases of the zika virus here in the valley. but the united blood services of las vegas is still taking precautions. "we always want to make sure that the blood that we supply to the hospitals is safe so we have a lot of extra procedures and precautions that we use to ensure that we maintain the integrity of the blood"
donors to wait 28 days before donating blood... if they've been to one of the zika- infected areas. they are also urging everyone to postpone donating if they are feeling sick. the d-m-v is giving its virtual line system another shot... after blaming it for long wait times last summer. the nevada department of motor vehicles is planning on expanding their contract with "q- less" this is the system that allows customers to check into a virtual dmv line. the state board of examiners voted tuesday to put about 800 thousand dollars into the program. there were complaints last year, after customers would check-in while at home but then wouldn't show up. the dmv says their new version is a major improvement. valentine's day is this sunday. are you spending a lot on that special someone? how much american's spend on this day... as well as what you
the t-mobile a opens in just a few months... and today, the city of henderson learned more about what the arena will have to offer. "it's about that time where we start talking about what's really going on inside the building, obviously people want to know about traffic and parking. what's in it for them? " the t-mobile arena was discussed today at the