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theodros, who joins us from grand hills and eastern to show us some damage. one of the crazier events from this weeks weather...part of a valley womans home caught on fire after her roof was struck by lightening. here's a round up of some of he valleys wild weather... dedee orchard, was loud parts of the valley saw rain and aggressive thunderstorms - that were impossible to ignore. 10-20 dedee orchard, madeira canyon: it was so loud it shook the whole house. the dog went running for my head and my six year old came running in. she told me the house was going to fall apart. then we couldnt go back to sleep because it kept going for another hour. dedee orchard lives in madeira canyon near the mountains...where homes are more vulnerable to lightening strikes. this home -was hit early this morning causing a fire to ignite in the attic. 31-44 scott
until hfr showed up this morning that we saw something wrong. there was one particularly good bout of lightening that woke everyone up in the house...but certainly not something catastrophic like fire damage would have occurred. down in the south east part of the valley - henderson got some showers over night and sprinkles this afternoon. lamisha augustine says she welcomes the rain but mix it with warm temperatures and its just confusing. 58-1:04 lamisha augustine, henderson: its hot but its still rainy. so we dont know what to wear..we dont know whether to throw on a sweater or sweats or shorts. the national weather service says spotty weather during this time of year isnt uncommon but that doesnt mean locals are used to it. lamisha augustine, henderson: its kind of bipolar all of the elements are in play today for thunderstorms to happen expect for that heating element. berc says its a lot cooler today than what we normally see. he also tells me...fun fact: if we dont pass 82 degrees today we'll beat he lowest high temperature for today...which was in 1970 be sure to get all of your weather
stories with our fox5 app. you can find it in mobile stores. hillary clinton making her first stop in las vegas today since becoming her party's official nominee. fox5's miguel martinez valle is live near lamb and charleston with what happened during her visit. just hours ago hillary clinton spoke to a packed house here at the electrical workers union delivering what some people are calling one of her best speeches the reason for this . her focus on jobs, specifically nevada jobs and her plan to add more. clinton started her day with a job tour around las vegas she visited mojave electric company a local business which she praised for job creation! she then showed up to the international brotherhood of electrical workers union to further discuss her jobs plan to oversee the largest
creation since world war ii. she spoke about infrastructure jobs in clark county, the need for paid apprenticeship programs , and affordable higher education. but not before discussing some of the issues faced right here in the valley during the housing crisis clinton "i remember because in 08 i walked some of those neighborhoods and i met with people who are on the brink of war or having been foreclosed and it was heartbreaking and we still have work to do " dina titus, catherine cortez masto, and harry reed all spoke before clinton. they touched on the importance of this election and naming her our next president and the dangers of donald trump. titus even called trump a clown. clinton says trump was unqualified and temperamentally
there was an interruption during the clinton rally and some protesters i'll tell you what they were protesting coming up on fox5 news at five... mmv ffn ll hillary clinton also visited a local business while she was in town. clinton toured "mojave electric comp of her effort to talk about job creation. she said if she becomes president, she will strive to create conditions that will enable people to start their own businesses. attorneys for the three suspects in the deadly lee's liquor store robbery argued the merits of some pieces of evidence in the case today. lee dominic sykes, ray brown and lee murray sykes appeared before judge eric johnson. he denied two motions today, one involving a subpoena, another involving certain evidence admissable in the case. both sides wanted the trial date
august of next year. the three are accused of robbing lee's liquor and then shooting and killing clerk matthew christensen. now to a fox5 follow up... metro's animal cruelty unit says two brothers are behind a massive rooster fighting operation. silvester gayton and javier salgado are each facing two counts related to the "owning /training /and promoting of animal fighting". 550 birds were found on the property near nellis and owens after a police officer noticed the setup... and a search wra led to the birds' discovery. in: 13;46;36;05 "fights were not in progress. this was more of a training and breeding facility for fighting. if someone is present for animal fighting be it cock-fighting or dog-fighting that is gross misdemeanor as a first offense and you will be arrested and you will be prosecuted." the roosters were taken to local animal shelters. metro police say from their understanding, this is the largest animal fighting ring that has been
the suspect who threw a puppy out of a window... told neighbors they would do it again according to her arrest report. police say "danny webb" threw the puppy named "cannon" from the third floor. the suspect then threw a bag of dog food, and that hit a neighbor who ran out to help the puppy. police say webb told them they were frustrated cannon had made a mess, so they put the puppy on the balcony. the suspect then claimed they hit cannon hard enough to make him fly off the balcony... but they didn't mean to kill it. the chihuahua mix was rushed to a veterinarian, but his injuries were too severe and he was euthanized. webb was arrested and is now facing two counts of animal cruelty. and there's still a lot of questions, after a dog died in a henderson animal control van. we told you about "mr. chops"... a dog that was picked up, then left in the van for 17 hours. henderson officals say they are now changing procedures on how they handle animals that come in their care. all vehicles must be inspected at the end of each shift, and officers must bring each animal to the shelter immedietely after a pick-up. many fox5 viewers
case is considered animal abuse. fox5 legal analyst bob massi says this will most likely be considered neglect. " usually when you talk about animal abuse, you're talking about they're actually abusing the animals. which is horrific, i can't believe it. but i think hopefully there will be people who will be reasonable on both sides, not put up the wall and try to get resolution. " we spoke to clark county animal control to see if they are making any changes after this incident. clark county officials say their procedures prevent an incident like this from happening, because officers sanitize carriers every time they drop off an animal at the shelter. a new travel option could change how chinese visitors come to las vegas... and vice versa. what's being offered... that will be a big boost to both our city and one in china. and we sit down with metro officers, to talk about one of the areas on the east side of town, that sees way too many accidents, in this
a direct flight to las vegas! hainan airlines announced today it filed for approval with the department of transportation, to have a las vegas to beijing flight. if this is approved, the airline will offer the route three days a week starting in december. having this option will be a big boost for our tourism market. the chinese- inspired "lucky dragon hotel and casino" is expected
of sun. the dry air hangs around for next week with highs around 105 and sunshine through the workweek. average high for the weekend and next week is 103. slight chances of showers remain for the overnight and for friday. we'll see a high of 102 in the afternoon on friday. the weekend look warm and dry with highs at 105 for tu sunday with plenty of sun. the dry air hangs around for next week with highs around 105 and sunshine through the workweek. average high for the weekend and next week is 103. closed captioning will resume shortly
public health warning... florida officials say it's still safe to travel to miami. see what's being done today, to stop the virus from spreading. closed captioning will resume i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. how do we make the economy work for everyone? hillary clinton's plan starts here... by making big corporations and those at the top finally pay their fair share in taxes.
arge them an exit tax. then she'd use that money to make the largest investment in creating good paying jobs since world war ii. millions of jobs. you can read the plan here. to prove how authentic my new brewhouse bacon burger is i'm going undercover, at an actual brewhouse. it's awesome. amazing! what if i told you, you are eating a jack's brewhouse bacon burger from jack in the box. not this one. absolutely lying.
show... someone is walking around the city... in the middle of the night... in a clown costume... holding black balloons... you can see why people are creeped out... the clown has a name too... gags... gags the clown... they have no clue who it is... or why he's doing this. speaking of gags... dogs may be man's best friend... but they won't be much longer if we keep doing stuff like this. someone dyed their dog to look like pikachoo... look at the little guy... he looks just like the pokemon character... the dog doesn't seem to mind... but a lot of people are saying this is animal cruelty... and even a large dog charity is urging people to not dye their pets like this... that said... the dog looks happy... and the owner says she used a dye that's not harmful to dogs. finally... i love showing you guys the latest and greatest in ballpark foods... most of the stuff looks pretty nasty... but not this one... this is perfection. ladies and gentleman... feast your eyes on this beauty... it's called the
cyndi lundeberg. and weather 24/7 with chief meteoroligist ted pretty. this is fox5 news at 4. local las vegas. president obama addressed the nation today, and spoke about the importance of fighting isis. he mentioned recent terror attacks, and says our country will continue airstrikes in syria, iraq, and libya. " it is still very difficult to detect actors or small cells of terrorists who are determined to kill the innocent and are willing to die. and that's why as we discussed today we are going to keep going after isil aggressively across every front of this campaign" president obama said intelligence continues to find thousands of documents and digital files that are helping investigators find foreign fighters. he also called on russia... saying the country needs to get serious about its promise to defeat isis. london
terrorism, in a violent knife attack that left an american woman dead. police say a man ran along a path and cut people randomly. five people were hurt, and a woman in her 60's was killed. witnesses say the american collapsed after she was stabbed in the back. at first police indicated this could be a terror attack. but now, they're working with another theory. ""early indications suggest that mental health is a significant factor in this case and that is one major line of inquiry. but of course at this stage we should keep an open mind and consequently terrorism as a motivation remains one line of inquiry for us to explore. " the suspect is a noweigian national. police say he has a troubled past, but they are not calling him an extremist. this part of london near russell square has seen violence before. in 2005, suicide bombers struck a bus and underground train here. fifteen people now have the zika
county. but miami's mayor is still encouraging people to vacation there. "it is safe to come to miami-dade. it is this one square mile. we have a handle on it. but, we'll continue our best efforts and, hopefully, you know, it will not have an effect. " florida health officials say people became sick after getting bit by infected mosquitos. planes sprayed chemicals around the area today. and workers placed mosquito traps on the ground. the c-d-c warned pregnant woman to stay away from the area affected on monday. and in hawaii, health officials are worried about an hepatitis-a outbreak... where at least 135 people now have the virus. hawaiian airlines says a flight attendant may have exposed passengers on 33 flights. passengers have been warned, and all were told to go to the doctor immedietely. the airline will pay for any out- of-pocket expenses. there's also concerns about the vaccine for hepatitis-a. the company who makes it says there isn't a
to get this vaccine is about two weeks. rather than sing a breathy "happy birthday mister president"... michelle obama tweeted out a sweet picture to mark the special day. it's president obama's 55th birthday. the first lady posted this picture of the two, saying his smile still gets her every day. a crowd at the "young african leaders initiative town hall" also serenaded the president. and check out vice president joe biden's birthday tweet to president obama! he posted this of two friendship bracelets with "joe" and "barack" written on them. the caption called president obama a brother and best friend forever. and in true friendship bracelet form... they are braided and have flower beads on them! we're definitely hoping to spot these soon on the two friends. these soon on the two friends. speaking of birthdays... we're celebrating a very special one here at fox5 today! morning show
cassandra jones and her husband andrew welcomed their brand new baby girl this morning! meet baby "addisyn marie!" she's seven pounds, 15 ounces, and is 20 inches long. both cassandra and addisyn are doing well. it's been a week of fox5 babies! congrats again to morning show executive producer kristin bernal and her husband bryan. they welcomed baby cameron mitchell yesterday. seaworld is having a rough summer with poor park attendance. what park officials are blaming for hundreds of thousands of people choosing to vacation somewhere else. and t-s-a agents are finding an unusual object in a lot of passengers' bags... that you usually see in as a movie
nevada is one of the worst places in america for the sex trafficking of teenage girls. thankfully, catherine cortez masto went to work
to help law enforcement fight back. as attorney general, she made sex trafficking a felony crime and increased sentences. and expanded the sex offender registry to protect kids. catherine's a problem-solver. that's what she's all about. isn't that something we need more of in washington?
more troubles for seaworld, after its stock dipped to an all- time low. shares dropped 11 percent at the start of trading today. seaworld says attendance at its parks dropped by nearly a half a million guests in the second quarter. the company is blaming a shift in the timing of the holidays... and tropical storm colin. seaworld did not mention the animal rights activism or lingering impact from the "blackfish" documentary. the park says its improving conditions to fight the idea that whales and other
apple had a goal of making sure every employee received equal pay. and now, the tech giant says its finally happening! apple has been working for a year to put in place equal pay for women and men. the goal focused on workers with similar roles and performance. a report shows women at apple now earn one dollar for every dollar a man earns. and people of all ethnicities are also earning money at the same rate. the t-s-a has a warning for batman fans... your "batarangs" need to stay in your checked bags! we're talking about the boomerang-type objects shaped like the batman logo. you can see a few in this t-s-a instagram picture. the agency says these are considered weapons, and agents have confiscated them in airports around the country! anytime there's a comic-con or other conference going on, they see more batarangs. t-s-a reminds comic fans that swords and other costume items also need to stay in checked bags.
offering up some real cooked dough! check out this pizza a-t-m! "xavier university" in cincinnati ohio created this machine, which is the first of its kind in the u-s. it will sell about 300 hot and fresh pizzas throughout the day. and the machine is located on the college campus, so its perfect for students on the go. one woman hoped she had found "mr right" on a dating website. instead... she was duped into going out with a thief! see how one suspect scammed her and others while on dates with them. and get your first look inside dave and busters, before it opens its first local location in just a few days! your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is
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will resume hopefully nothing like happens at our valley's newest nothing like happens at our valley's newest restaurant! fans have wait years for dave and busters... and now it's almost open! the restaurant is opening its first nevada location at downtown summerlin. today, fox5 got a look inside the restaurant. for those who have never been to a dave and busters... it's known for its arcade games and big screens. dave and busters opens on sunday. slight chances of
for friday. we'll see a high of 102 in the afternoon on friday. the weekend look warm d with highs at 105 for saturday and sunday with plenty of sun. the dry air hangs around for next week with highs around 105 and sunshine through the workweek. average high for the weekend and next week is 103. slight chances of showers remain for the overnight and
friendship between a girl and her new pup. "please tell me this is not a dream!! " we'll show you the video that will make you think there's plenty of room for another dog at your house! (v ywood to ask if america's favorites - burgers, tacos and chili could taste just as great made with turkey. thousands stepped into the jennie-o tasting booth to find out.
than ever. however - injuries at those places - are growing in number. coming up at 5... we'll break down the statistics. and... a warrant is served for one crime...and a bust is made in another one. how a narcotics team stumbled onto something suspicious. and a third party candidate is spreading his message. what he needs - to get into the presidential debates. a little girl gets a surprise puppy. and she reacts the way a true
out, it's a little shiba puppy! wait a second... she's yours! a dog, a dog! oh my god! i got a dog, i got a dog (bursts into sobs) " i got a dog, i got a dog (bursts into sobs) " it takes collette awhile to calm down... but eventually she stops crying long enough to name her new shiba-inu "wasabi". thanks for joining us.. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. letterman:"has a line of clothing, now where were these made?" trump: "these were made, i don't know where they're made. but they were made someplace.
s, cufflinks, everything sold at macy's and they're doing great.? letterman: ?where are the shirts made?? off-camera voice: ?bangladesh.? letterman: ?bangladesh.? trump: ?well, it's good. we employ people in bangladesh." letterman: ?ties? where are the ties made?" they have to work, too. these are beautiful ties. they are great ties. the ties are made in where? china? off-camera voice: ?china.? letterman: ?the ties are made in china."
news at 5. it could be another rainy night in las vegas. a look at the forecast... as a flood watch continues into tomorrow's work day. donald trump is not qualified to be president and he is temperamentally unfit to be commander in chief. hillary clinton returns to las vegas - for the first time as an
presidential nominee. how her speech - nearly got sidetracked. and - new details on what happened.... when a dog was thrown- floor balconey. this is fox5 news at 5. local. las vegas grey skies.... are looming overhead - here in southern nevada. i'm cyndi lundeberg - in for christine. i'm john huck. we saw some rain and flooding last night.... and a house was even struck by lightning. let's check in with chief meteorologist ted pretty. slight chances of showers remain for the overnight and for friday. we'll see a high of 102 in the afternoon on friday. the weekend look warm and dry with highs at 105 for saturday and sunday with plenty of sun. the dry air hangs around for next week with highs around 105 and sunshine through the workweek. average high for