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laughlin is left in the dark... after a fire at the old power plant knocks out power. i'm john huck. i'm christine maddela. we're told this happened around seven this evening.... and the power could be out for several more hours. fox5's miguel martinez-valle is in fox5's miguel martinez-valle is in laughlin... in front of the tropicana laughlin on casino row.... and miguel... the casinos are operating off of generators? closed captioning will resume shortly closed captioning
driving home from dinner on bruce woodbury drive... when he noticed the fire. "i noticed the explosion out of the corner of my eye something you don't see everyday and then within five seconds i noticed in the rear view mirror the lights went out downtown and the entire casinos went dark. "it was almost like a scene from a movie." the american red cross, clark county office of emergency management, lauglhin officials community working together fire and outage. fire crews are also working a fire here-- near the south point take a live look. the fire broke out just before nine at silverado ranch and las vegas boulevard.
abandoned home... they say someone started the fire to keep warm... the area does not have fire hydrant coverage... so they are letting it burn... while they shuttle water in. a fire fighter was injured while battling the blaze... the severity of the injuries are not known at this time. a 12 year old boy shot and killed himself... now his father is facing charges. police say the child shot himself on february 13. on the 17th... his father, olin manuel was arrested. metro's child abuse and negelct detail found the gun found at the house belonged to manuel. another local father who's daughter was killed when a gun accidentally went off inside a friend's home... back in 2013... says
responsiblility to make sure guns are locked away. "there's gun safes where you can still have very quick access to a fire arm without sacrificing the safety of a child and if you in my eyes then your responsible for the child with what happens with that firearm." we reached out to the manuel family earlier today... they are on their way to the child's funeral in arizona and they say the gun did not belong to manuel, police are still investigating. north las vegas police send a serious message to parents and caretakers... after an infant is killed and another left with permanent brain damage in two separate child abuse cases. "if you are watching over a child you find yourself frustrated angry mad for whatever reason take a timeout go somewhere else go in another room count to 10 call someone avenues you can take so situation doesn't escalate." police say cynthia lavender was
two weeks ago. she told detectives she threw the infant at a wall... and dropped him on the tile floor because she was frustrated with him. that child died at u-m-c. in the other case -- police say an unlicensed caretaker named alejandra robles threw a seventh- month-old boy in the crib out of frustration. that infant was left with brain damage. both suspects were arrested this week. lavender faces murder and child abuse charges. robles is charged with child abuse. a fight in a strip parking garage ends in gun fire... now two people are dead and third person is hospitalized... now police are searching for the person responsible. it started with an argument in the planet hollywood parking garage... then shots were fired from a car-- into another near alderbaran and harmon. and then it ended in the valet at the cosmopolitan. a man-- who asked to not be identiifed- says he heard shots around 1:30 this morning...
saw police hovering over a body of a woman on the road-- just off the strip-- who was then put in an ambulance and taken to umc. " i watched them evaluate the crime scene basically. it looked to me like they were searching for bullet casings. they had the area marked where the body was on the road. they cleaned up the crime scene quickly. i'd say within a half an hour " one of the cars involved in the shooting... then pulled into the valet at the a man and woman been shot... police are asking for help in black male in his mid 20's driving a 2015 toyota camry is connected to this incident. if you have any information to help police solve this case you can call crime stoppers at 702 385-55-55 two suspects are arrested after an
to a swat standoff. officers responded to the call around six this morning on martin hall drive -- near cheyenne and fort apache. police say a woman escaped after being held against her will... and asked a neighbor for help. officers learned the suspects may have been at another home a few miles away near rainbow. that's where one of them was caught. police say the other suspect was jumping fences and running through yards. "this suspect showed how willing he was to escape and that was entering an innocent persons home. and so we're very grateful that our officers were in the area and were at that location and were able to take that suspect into custody without any harm coming to anyone." police have not said if the victim and suspects knew each other... or how the suspects were tied to the second location police say the woman was not hurt.
will be the third state in the country... and the first in the west to hold a democratic presidential caucus. hillary clinton and senator bernie sanders are neck and neck heading into tomorrows contest... fox 5s cyndi lundeberg had the chance to speak to the former secretary of state... she joins us now live from del sol high school... we wanted to know from hillary what she could do and would do for nevada voters if elected our next commander in chief... the former secretary of state told us tomorrow is a huge day for her campaign... let me say i am the best prepared and tested to take on whoever the republicans nominate former secretary of state hillary clinton isn't just prepared for senator bernie sanders... she says she's ready to take on whoever becomes the republican nominee. she says the trials and tribulations of this year from her email scandal
hearings... has only strengthed her resolve to push forward. i have been under attack as you know for a long time im still standing in nevada both the sanders and clinton campaigns have been working to earn the latino vote which makes up nearly one third of the population. but the former secretary of state tells fox 5 her main campaign strategy is to better every americans life... nevada and beyond. i want every part of nevada from african american latino american to pacific islander to white to know they have a friend a partner and fighter in me when im in the white house clinton also touched on the solar battle raging in the silver state... she calls what's happening to the industry 'absurd' and blames the public utilities commission... as for education she says clark county needs to attract teachers who can better public
worries about anything whether its your income or healthcare you cant afford prescription drugs social security you want comprehensive immigration reform whatever your issue is if you dont show up tomororw you leave that to somebody else so please come caucus be apart of the process while clinton says she's confident in her campaign... and the platform she acknowledges tomorow is a huge test. weve had two contests i won one he won one we have 48 to go weve worked really hard here in nevada becuase i wanna break down all the barriers that stand in the way of people getting ahead hillary clinton also took time today to differentiate herself from senator sanders... one comment she made which got a lot of response was when she was talking about free college education... she said unlike sanders she disagrees because it would raise every americans
family does not need to be paying for the college education of someone like donald trumps kids. coming up tonight at 11... clinton says she has a message for the public utilities commission... should she become president... we'll have those details in the next hour.... reporting live cyndi lundeberg fox 5 news local las vegas in 2008 hillary clinton won the popular vote in nevada over then senator barack obama. also making several stops sanders ended the day... with a in henderson.. public.... push the importance of voters getting their voices and talked about important topics and solar energy in the silver state. commission here in nevada has made decision to make it to install solar
easier not harder." "i very much hope the state government here will reconsider that disasterous decision nevada has opportunity to lead country in solar power (cheers)" the democratic caucus is tomorrow.. starting 11 a-m. the republican caucus is on tuesday february 23-rd. we will bring you a special edition of fox five news at five -- saturday night. we'll have live coverage of the results, the candidates local caucus headquarters and our political analyst will weigh in.
a single mom who desperately needs a raise can't wait. a student with
a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress right now for people and families who need it. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. valley--- went dark... after an early morning power outage. as fox5's ophelia young shows us... clark county firefighters investigated, while guests walked around in the dark. nat of video people walkinig around this is a video sent to fox 5 from a westgate hotel and casino guest - it shows dozens of people wandering through the dark casino floor around midnight. thats when guests say the power went out - "it was crowded its a casino peopel was ganbling people was on the slot machine the fuse just blew like it just went
in fact smoke from those wires prompted clark county firefighters to rush into the hotel. on the casino floor guests were left literally in the dark. "everyone was shocked they couldnt believe it." "didnt tell us anything." visitors say lights were out on the whole floor except the sports book. "like 140 i was on the slot machine i had 140 i hope i can get it back hopefully." this is a picture of make's slot machine - the monitor completely dark. staff members scrambled to gather his and everyone's information. "no organization." the chaos only got worse. while power was being restored - an alarm was tripped - another twitter user captured and posted the moment. "nat sound." "vrr vrr like real loud so everyone started coming down the stairs people that were asleep they came downstairs they wanted to knwo what was going on." says the stairwells flooded
"---" the next morning - fox 5 walked through the casino floor - as sections of slot machines were turned on. staff members surrounded each machine and printed cash vouchers to return to players. a gaming expert says electronic slot computers - information even after a hard boot. make says the casino apologized to him with a 50 dollar restaurant but it doesnt make stuck in a machine. "i need my money like wheres my money." we reached out to the westgate-- but they declined interviews regarding the power outage. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty clear skies, a light breeze and highs in the mid-70s for the
the same through next week. we'll see 74 saturday, 75 on sunday with highs increasing to 77 degrees by wednesday and thursday next week. north breezes through the colorado river areas will arrive late saturday and hang around through monday to 30 mph. average high for the weekend is 64, then 65 through next week. clear skies, a light
weekend. in fact, we'll see more of the same through next week. we'll see 74 saturday, 75 on sunday with highs increasing to 77 degrees by wednesday and thursday next week. north breezes through the colorado river areas will arrive late saturday and hang around through monday to 30 mph. average high for the weekend is 64, then 65 through next week.
has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a
system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why i decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold, and to fight for everyday people. and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders
competition brings more then one hundred sign flippers together for an epic battle to see who has the best moves. this is fourth time the contest has been held in las vegas. the winner will receive one thousand dollars in cash and the chance to be the face of the brand it's an inner-state rivalry... the runnin rebels meet the wolfpack. it's all part of the governor's series... unlv taking on u- n-r tomorrow night at the thomas and mack. tip off is at 7 p-m. the runnin rebels fell to reno last month... 65 to 63. the family of legendary runnin' rebel coach jerry tarkanian will be holding a toy drive tomorrow... to raise awareness for pediatric strokes. the family is encouraging fans to bring stuffed animals to tomorrow's game.... the tark toy drive will benefit kids at two different hospitals... the cause hits close to home... last year coach tarkanian's 5- year-old grandson-- jerry-- suffered a stroke. we will be right
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areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. all of us have a responsibility, to ourselves, to our children, to each other. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. our children's future is shaped both by the values of their parents and the policies of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation. fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope.
our breaking news coverage we brought you at the top of the newscast. an old power plant continues to burn three hours after it caught fire in laughlin. and... right now 5-thousand people are without power there. take a look--- this is video from a fox5 viewer- run laughlin on twitter. the old power plant is located off of bruce woodbury drive... the casinos are all operating off of generators... more than five thousand people are without power. clark county fire says no one is injured. the general manager from the tropicana laughlin told our crews out there... that the generators are working inside. its powering one elevator and some slot machines are working. we talked to a man who was on casino row... and describes what he saw. i was just walking out of the aquarious casino just had dinner. walking back to car... casino parking structrure...
while" we will have more-- live from laughlin at 11 fire crews are also working a fire here-- near the south point casino. take a live look. the fire broke out just before nine near silverado ranch and las vegas boulevard. crews say the fire is in an abandoned home... they say someone started the fire to keep warm... the area does not have fire hydrant coverage... so they are letting it burn... while they shuttle water in. a fire fighter was injured while battling the blaze... the severity of the injuries are not known at this time. a father is behind bars... facing charges after his 12-year- old son shot and killed himself.
father. police were called to a the valley home over the weekend-- saying a child had been shot. that boy later died at the hospital. police says the injuries were self-inflicted, and the gun belonged to the boy's father, olin manuel. we spoke to the parents of a girl who was killed while playing with a gun... who are actively working to prevent more gun tragedies from happening. "are their any unsecured firearms children can potentionally access? that is the one question jake and i did not ask. that is how we lost brooklyn. " we reached out to the manuel family earlier today... they are on their way to the child's funeral in arizona and they say the gun did not belong to manuel, police are still investigating. two women are dead - and a man hospitalized after an argument ends in gunfire near the las vegas strip. les krifaton has more on how the whole situation unfolded. i heard gunshots, five shots, slight pause and two more shots. this fox5 viewer
shots and then sirens grabbed his camera went to his window and and started taking pictures of metro officers hovering over something in the middle of the road. i had no idea that was a body. not until he looked at the pictures and decicded to switch to shooting video. he managed to capture officers combing the area looking for evidence as to what went down. the woman according to metro was one of two women killed after fight broke out in the parking garage at the miracle mile shops at planet hollywood. security arrived quickly and broke up the fight those involved then got in their cars left the garage and harmon heading toward alderbaran were fired and the was found on the street. 1:33 in the morning they were called to the cosmopolitan after receiving reports of a man and woman found shot inside a vehicle in the valet area. both were rushed to hospital where the woman was pronounced dead the man at the time was reported to be critical. the woman who was found on the road at alderbaran was pronounced dead at the hospital
viewer suspects she may have died at the scene. i don't witness these things very often but i would say they were very calm, very professional, seemed almost routine to them police say footage from the parking lot at miracle mile shops connects the two people found at the cosmopolitan to the woman who was found on the street at alderbaran. police say they are looking for a black male adult in his 20's who was driving a dark gray 2015 toyota camry. if you have any information on this shooting you are asked to call police right away. you can remain anonymous by calling crimestoppers at 702 385-55-55 tomorrow hillary clinton and senator bernie sanders will go head to head in the first western caucus... clinton won iowa... sanders took new hampshire... and right now theyre about neck and neck in nevada. fox 5s cyndi lundeberg spoke with the former secretary of
she plans to win tomorrow... she joins us now live.... clinton spoke here at del sol high school... she answered questions from students... topics ranging from police brutality... to equal pay for women. she also touched a lot on issues that affect nevada.... after her question and answer session at the highschool we got to talk to her... she told us whats happening with the solar industry in nevada is absurd and told me she hopes political pressue will be put on the public utilities comission to do the right thing... she also talked about the school district in clark county and said the key to bettering public schools is to get better teachers.. she tells fox 5 whatever youre passionate about... make your voice heard by getting out tomorrow... i want every part of nevada from african american latino american to pacific
to know they have a friend a partner and fighter in me when im in the white house as for bernie sanders... clinton says she is the democratic candidate who can stand up and beat the g-o-p in the general elections... senator sanders also held an event tonight... he was at the henderson pavillion. i was able to attend a portion of the sanders event... and there were hundreds of people cheering and chanting... hillary clinton and senator sanders are neck and neck in most polls... clinton tells me tomorrow is a huge test for her campaign. reporting live cyndi lundeberg fox 5 news local las vegas. we will bring you a special edition of fox five news at five -- saturday night. we'll have live
results, the candidates local caucus headquarters and our political analyst will weigh in. tomorrow marks primary day for south carolina republicans... tonight the presidential candidates are making one final stump for votes. fox's caroline shively is in columbia, south carolina... with the candidates' efforts. while in south carolina -- this from g-o-p frontrunner donald trump on friday: trump says: "what i think you ought to do is boycott apple." trump calling for the boycott until apple unlocks the san bernardino shooter's iphone for the fbi. meantime, lawsuits challenging ted cruz's ballot eligibility have now been filed in several states. cruz - born in canada - insists he's eligible because his mother was a u.s. citizen when he was born. the texas senator ...staying on message. cruz says: "marco rubio and others say, 'yeah sounds like a great idea to draft women into combat.' i remember standing there - thinking are you
attack - some voters say enough. white says: "lots of flyers, lots of robocalls, everybody saying everybody else is lying. it's just a lot of controversy, more than we've seen in the last few years." (on cam tag) the latest polls show trump ahead here in south carolina... with cruz in second. but, marco rubio not far behind. in columbia, south carolina, i'm caroline shively, fox news. again-- the democratic caucus is tomorrow. the republican caucus is on tuesday february 23-rd. hundreds take to the streets... protesting the way officials have handled the lead water crisis in flint michigan. people say officials are taking too long-- to bring clean water to the city. demonstrators marched to the flint water plant-- after a rally by reverend jesse jackson and other community leaders at the metropolitan baptist tabernacle. flint switched its source of water from detroit's water department to the flint river in 20-14. the move caused an erosion in the
of pipes which then leached lead into the water supply. the world health organization is working to control the spread of the zika virus... it shows you the evolution of zika virus transmission globally over the last decades since it's discovery back in 1947 up to 2016. most evident from this is of course the explosive spread that we've seen over the last 24 months." " the virus has torn through latin america and is now in more than twenty five countries. it is mostly spread by mosquitoes, and the main fear is that it may cause birth defects if pregnant women contract it. the world health organization is now issuing new guidelines to help prevent the spread... including calling for the use of contraception in countries dealing with the outbreak.. the teen dubbed the affluenza teen... will be moved to an adult court. ethan couch could now face
drunk driving wreck that killed four people. during his trial his attorneys used an "affluenza" defense...saying his wealthy parents coddled him too much. couch was sentenced to 10- years probation. authorities believe he violated that probation after a video surfaced of him at a party where alcohol was being served. couch and his mother then fled to mexico in early december. "(dee anderson / tarrant county sheriff) "i don't think we can use the word happy in conjunction with this case ever. i think that what happened today needed to happen and we're certainly pleased that it went the direction that it did. " the judge's ruling today means couch's probation will now extend past his 19th birthday. his probation was previously set to expire under the state's juvenile justice statutes. the business partner of the florida teenager... accused of pretending to be a doctor... says he had no idea the teen wasn't a legitimate health professional. "in order to take medicaid and all of these insurance's, you have to show proof and the proof
and the doc number had to be valid. how did he get a doc number? how did he get this stuff?" " 18-year-old malachi love- robinson claimed to be a naturopathic doctor with a phd and and board certification to prove it... he was arrested after an undercover female deputy came in posing as a patient... and says love robinson took her blood pressure, put a stethoscope under her shirt, and told her to take allergy medicine. thousands gathered in the supreme court building to pay their respects to the late supreme court justice antonin scalia "obama says: "he will no doubt be remembered as one of the most consequential judges and thinkers to serve on the supreme court." " the body of scalia laid in repose inside the great hall. the 79-year-old supreme court justice died last weekend while on a hunting trip in west texas. he appointed in 1986 by president ronald reagan, scalia became known as a conservative icon. scalia's clerks took turns standing vigil at his casket - four
funeral services will be held tomorrow morning. the famous author behind to kill a mocking bird.... has died. harper lee--- was a pulitzer prize winner.. and was awarded with the medal of freedom. "(pres. bush/ no font needed) "all of us are filled with admiration for a great american and a lovely lady named harper lee." (clapping) " nelle harper lee-- novel became a classic... lee's father was a lawyer and served as inspiration for her book's civil rights hero. she studied law at the university of alabama and became editor of the school's humorous and literary magazine. last year a second manuscript-- titled "go set a watchman" was lee was 89. celine dion is heading back to las vegas... when her residency returns to the colosseum. your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next
record number of people... are space. nasa says it received more than 18 thousand applications for its astronaut training program. in all-- 18 thousand 300 applications... that's nearly three times the number the agency got in 2012 -- the most recent class. of the thousands who apply, only between eight and 14 people will be chosen. since 19-59, there have only been 338 astronauts. virgin galactic unveils its new spaceship two. the commercial spaceship replaces the one destroyed in a devastating accident in 20-14.... the hope-- is to one day take tourists to space. it's designed to be flown by two pilots and carry up to six passengers... the mothership carries the spaceship 50-
then it separates and blasts off at more than three times the speed of sound... reaching between 50 and 62 miles above earth. more than 700 customers have already paid 250- thousand dollars for a seat when virgin galactic eventually starts commercial operation. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty clear skies, a light breeze and highs in the mid-70s for the weekend. in fact, we'll see more of the same through next week. we'll see 74 saturday, 75 on sunday with highs increasing to 77 degrees by wednesday and thursday next week. north breezes through the colorado river areas will arrive late saturday and hang around
64, then 65 through next week. clear skies, a light breeze and highs in the mid-70s for the weekend. in fact, we'll see more of the same through next week. we'll see 74 saturday, 75 on sunday with highs increasing to 77 degrees by wednesday and thursday next week. north breezes through the colorado river areas will arrive late saturday and
violence on the strip.. it started as a fight at the mriacle mile shops parking garage about 11 minutes later police received reports of a shooting not too far away.. they found a woman lying on the street.. she died at umc about five minutes after that.. police were called to the cosmopolitan where a man an dwoman were wounded.. that woman also died. police haven't made any arrests but this caller says it's time for casinos to turn away the criminal
here's a look at what's coming up.. on fox five news at eleven. the lights are back on in laughlin. i'm miguel martinez valle.... we have a live report. singer celine dion is back in las vegas.... returning to her residency at caesars palace. celine singing the singer's residency kicks back off on tuesday... this just weeks after the death of her husband rene angelil and her brother. celine's longtime producer humberto gatica posted this picture of them in the studio at the palms. the caption reads - "yes, she is back - we are making beautiful music together. music is the soul to the universe. bravo, my friend - love your courage." the rich and famous are just
adele proves that with a trip to jamba juice... but her requests are a little bit wacky... who is behind her odd behavior. flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why
i decided to endorse bernie sanders.
to be bold, and to fight for everyday people. and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. when you get one gig internet from centurylink and
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oh, wow. oh, mom, that was really good. thank you. wow. [ sighs ] feel like a hollywood insider... okay, i'll work on it. ...with prism tv plus gig internet speed from centurylink. for her "experience, leadership, tenacity," the las vegas sun endorses hillary clinton. just like planned parenthood action fund
endorses clinton for her fortitude keeping government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. and the league of conservation voters action fund... for her bold plan to attack climate change. or the human rights campaign... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton,
superstar adele-- is known for interacting with her fans... when ellen degeneres-- sends her on a mission to prank jamba juice... she totally nails it. am i seeing wheatgrass? yeah over there. i'm going to chop some off. thank you " ellen gets in the singer's ear and has her make some ridiculous requests of the employees... like ordering a large drink in a small cup. then after asking for suggestions.. she reminds them money is no object. adele is clearly a
one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children.
we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for
their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
live from las vegas it's time for fox5
news at 11. a major power outage in laughlin left thousands in the dark for hours. we're live in laughlin with an update... as lights start to turn back on. a boy ends his life with a gun... and now is father is behind bars. the charges he's facing... and what a gun safety group says about the case. bernie sanders and hillary clinton speak to local voters the night before the democratic caucus. how they focused on issues that affect our state. this is fox5 news at 11. local las vegas. we're starting off with breaking news at 11. after a long night in the dark... the lights are slowly coming back on in laughlin. i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck. the outage happened around seven tonight... leaving about five thousand people without power. fox5's miguel martinez valle is in laughlin now, and miguel, we're hearing power is starting to come back?