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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. in less than two hours... donald trump will address supporters at the south point casino. fox five's elizabeth watts is there right now. she joins us live... with a look ahead to the campaign event tonight. hey started letting people in after five that's when we got to come inside they did a secret service sweep made sure everything was good togo in the southpoint arena let's show you around they have a giant tump make america great again in the center they've been doing mix checks and run the us of a video they'll be showing americas toughest sheriff joe arpaio will be here speaking tonight as
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we've seen elvis in see donald trump impersonator donald trump coming off a huge carolina he also won new hampshire senator ted cruz won iowa it's a three person race right now really with marco rubio who could have a big turnout at tomorrow's nevada caucuses he has the local ties but it's very exciting and with all the people showing up to this event tonight it's clear he has support here in las vegas valley we'll be here throughout the night and bring you what he says tonight at ten and 11 reporting live ew ffn llv closed captioning will resume shortly we will have more
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including a war of words between ted cruz and marco rubio... later in the newscast. a man arrested.... after a shooting near the strip leaves two women dead friday. fox5's les krifaton is in our newsroom with more on the murder suspect. this afternoon metro released the arrest report talley. talley is a local who attended palo verde high school and according to his facebook page studied at college of southern nevada. talley's latest mugshot. according to the arrest report talley started fighting with another man on the thrid floor of the parking garage at the
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morning. that fight was broken up by security. talley left in a toyota camry, the other man jerraud jackson left with the two women in a hyundai. the two vehciles arrived near the garage exit at the same time. that's when talley got out of his car and pointed a gun at the woman driver of the other vehicle. she took off talley followed. a few minutes laters shots were fired nearby at harmon and alderbaran. when police arrived they found the body of a woman on the road. nearby at the cosmopolitan's valet the hyundai pulled up with the two occupants inside suffering gunshot wounds. the two women died form their wounds jackson who is form the bay areasurvived. the women have been identified at 27 year old melissa yvette mendoza and 27 year old jennifer margarita chicas both from california. talley first told police that he was drunk and stoned and didn't drive to the strip. when he was shown the vidoe survillance of him pointing a gun at the woman driver of the hyundai he said that was a bb gun.
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police having served time for pandering and abuse along with neglect or endangerment of a child. talley will be in court on wednesday morning. tonight we have an update on the power outage that left hundreds of westgate casino and hotel guests in the dark. fox 5's ophelia young is at the clark county department of building and fire prevention - and ophelia last week we heard it was an electrical fire. and today i've found out it some moisture leaked into a transformer and caused some corrosion. thats what happened according to fire inspectors here. at eleven forty last thursday clark county fire fighters rushed to the westgate for reports of smoke from a transformer. the assistant director here tells me they have a resort inspection program in which crews routinely go to every hotel to make sure things are up to regulations.
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examined this transformer before but had not found problems. last thursday night however, fire responders found water in that area of the hotel. "this one had a little bit of corrosion to it a little bit of wetness in there from a leakage in and round the area - leakage of water - fluids." after putting out the smoke - palmer says fire personel found corrosion to the wires and mechanical parts. it took technicians 12 hours to replace the transformer. power was restored to the first part of the casino at 1:30 - alarm and waking up sleeping guests. by mid day friday - each section of returned to normal. spoke with guests on a slot machine when dark and here is an update money back: of the 4 ive kept in touch with 2 have gotten reimbursed - another two were told they would not get their cash and by the way when it happened - guests tell me westgate told them they werent guaranteed a
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reporting live...ophelia young. apollo ten astronauts reported hearing something strange on the 19-69 mission to orbit the moon. "(space music)" coming up... the mystery behind so-called "space music". plus.... new evidence that the industrial revolution is responsible for
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earth are rising several times faster than they have in the past 28-hundred years. scientists say the rapid acceletation is due to man-made global warming. an international team of researchers dug into two dozen locations across the globe to chart gently rising and falling seas over
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millennia. they were able to determine that until the late 18- hundreds... and the world's industrialization... the fastest sea levels rose was about one to one- and-a-half inces a century. but in the 20-th century the world's seas rose five and a half inches. by 2100... the world's oceans could rise between 11 and 52 inches... depending on how much heat-trapping gas earth's industries and vehicles expel. new audiotapes ten mission reveal an eerie experience on a journey to the moon back in 1969. nearly fifty years later - you can hear a strange sound - reported by astronauts to be - quote - "space music." (nats of space music) (nats) "the music sounds outer spacey doesn't it?" (nats) "you hear that? that whistling sound? the sound has been explained.
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technician believes the noise came from interference between radios in two separate parts of the spacecraft. donald trump is looking to keep his momentum going... after a primary victory in south carolina over the weekend. "i don't care. we're going to keep winning. we're going to make america great again! (cheers)" who will come out on top in tomorrow's caucus - as the republicans turn their attention towards nevada. plus - marco rubio shares his thoughts on prostitution here in nevada. your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next
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presidential candidates look ahead to tomorrow's caucus here in nevada... ted cruz has asked his national spokeman to resign. rick tyler had posted an online video - containing a subtitle claiming marco rubio said there are "not many answers" in the bible.... when in fact the florida senator said it had - quote - "all the answers." peter doocy has more from washington. the g-o-p candidates are gearing up for their next campaign showdown ...
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making their final pitches before tomorrow's state cacaus there ... and it comes on the heals of another big win for the frontrunner -- donald trump ... who is now suggesting he is unstoppable after taking first place in the south carolina primary ... trump says: "i'll win michigan which nobody can even think about winning. i'll win new york. if i win that, he election is over because there's so many delegates. so, i do things nobody else is going to do." and with jeb bush officially out of the republican race ... the fight between senators ted cruz and marco rubio is intensifying ... the two lawmakers ... coming in second and third place saturday ... are now aiming to prove themselves as the stronger anti- trump alternative ... rubio says: "now it's every single day ... something comes out of the cruz campaign ... that's deceptive and untrue .. and in this case, goes after my faith .... meantime, the democrats are turning their focus to south carolina, which holds its primary this weekend ... bernie sanders -- looking to regain ground after a five-point loss to
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the nevada caucuses ... sanders says: "every one of our ideas is not only the right idea, it's what our country needs, it's what the american people want." doocy says (on-cam tag): clinton and sanders will go head-to-head one last time before this weekend's primary ... when they attend a prime-time town hall event tomorrow night ... in washington, peter doocy, fox news. the republican candidates are criss-crossing nevada... hoping to drum up support before tomorrow's presidential caucus. today in elko... marco rubio was asked what he thinks about nevada laws that allow prostitution. "i think prostitution victimizes the people who are participating in it: in essence, the prostitute themselves. that's my opinion, but i'm to be a federal offense. we need to the federal government, not expand it." the florida senator made a point to say you can be against something... without wanting the federal government to be involved in restricting it. the democrats had their nevada
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saturday... with hillary clinton edging out bernie victory. however - the process wasn't without its problems. "we actually got inside of the 12:35 so it was soon as we got inside they were all over the place. and it was so loud no one could understand. " caucus goers say locations were plagued with long waits - confusion - and technical difficulties. more than a thousand volunteers were spread out throughout nevada... to help about 80-thousand people who came out to make their voices heard. people who attended the caucus are sharing their thoughts online. you can speak out too... and leave a comment on our fox five facebook page. governor brian sandoval is ordering all flags on state buildings to be flown at half-staff... in honor of democratic nevada state senator debbie smith. the sparks lawmaker died on sunday in reno at 60 years old. she spent the past year -
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tumor. smith was first elected into the state assembly in 2000... and won a seat in the senate in 2012. sandoval said he would personally miss her greatly. congresswoman dina titus... also sharing her thoughts on the passing of debbie smith. "i was so saddened. weve been following her career her life her struggle." "she was very quiet and unassuming. she put others first." titus was at the ruby thomas elementary school today... she is part of an effort to bring books to nepalese children in their native language. she received the books while on a visit to nepal. "well when i visited nepal as part of democracy partnership committee goes to country with new democracies. i ask about education and libraries so they presented me with some books. now im willing to share them with nepalese children from district one." today is the united nations' "international mother language day" - which is celebrated every year to promote
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diversity. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty north breezes overnight to 15 mph before an increase in gusts on tuesday to 30 mph. we'll see a high of just 64 degrees..that will be one degree below average. we'll drop the gusts and see 68 wednesday, then 74 thursday. we'll shoot up to 77 on friday, then see mid to upper 70s for the weekend with a light breeze. north breezes
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before an increase in gusts on tuesday to 30 mph. we'll see a high of just 64 degrees..that will be one degree below average. we'll drop the gusts and see 68 wednesday, then 74 thursday. we'll shoot up to 77 on friday, then see mid to upper 70s for the weekend with a light breeze. closed captioning
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will resume shortly one woman proves you're never too old... to harness the power of social media. in fact... it got her to the white house. "woo woo.... " how a meeting with the president and first lady... turned into an impromtu dance
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woman visits the white house... and can barely contain her excitement. "hi! how are you? i'm fine. it's so nice to see you. it's an honor, it's an honor. do you want to say hi to michelle? yes! slow down now" virginia mclaurin not only got to meet president obama and the first lady... she got to dance with them. in 2014... mclaurin began a social media campaign to meet the first family.
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videos online that she was so happy to see a black person in the nation's top job... and she showed her excitement by dancing. mclaurin was invited to the white house to celebrate black history month. thanks for joining us..
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ahead. live in las vegas fox5 news at 6 starts now. police are investigating the discovery of a woman found inside a popular downtown casino-hotel's laundry chute. learning more about the man accused of killing two women near the strip last week.. how police believe the shooting happened .. and
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this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas found dead inside a downtown casino laundry chute.. it's the suspicious death metro police are trying to figure out tonight. i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck. it was early sunday morning when someone found the woman's body in the chute at the d las vegas. police say when they were called shortly after 2:30 yesterday morning, they were told the woman fell down the chute.. but after homicide detectives looked at the scene .. police now say it's suspicious .. but have yet to say they think someone killed her. late tis afternoon, the coroner identified her as 26-year old kalli medina- brown of citrus heaights, california .. this is a suburb of sacramento. at this time there is no cause for her death .. and metro is continuing it's investigation.

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