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we're getting a clearer picture of what led a suspect to throw a puppy out of a third story window. danny bb facing two animal cruelty charges in the death of the dog named cannon. a report shows webb told police the dog made a mess inside the apartment while webb was on an upsetting phone call. that prompted the 25-year-old to put the dog on the patio and slap it hard enough to cause it to fly from the balcony. a neighbor says she tried to help the dog, but webb told her if she tried to bring him back up... the dog would be thrown down again. the chihuahua mix was rushed to a veterinarian, but his injuries were too severe and he was euthanized.
rooster fighting operation... discovered in their home. "silvester gayton" and "javier salgado" are each facing two counts of owning... training... and promoting animal fighting. officers found more than 500 roosters on their property.... and say the birds were being trained and bred for fights. metro's animal cruelty unit says this is the largest cock fighting ring they've ever shut down in the state... and they believe it has been going on for some time. "initially we just charged for having roosters related to animal fighting which is a felony in process all the evidence we anticipate that additional charges will be filed by our district attorney." all the birds have been sent to the animal foundation for treatment. hillary clinton laid out her economic plans in las vegas today... discussing jobs and policies to help americans not looking to go to college. fox5's miguel martinez valle has more about her rally. he joins us live near lamb and
hillary clinton started her morning doing a job store of a local company and ended right here at the electrical workers union where she address the full room about her plans for the countries and nevada's job future she took the stage with senator harry reid but not before being introduced by dina titus and catherine cortez masto who called her the next president but had less than kind things to say about her opponent donald trump . clinton quickly laid out her support for more infrastructure out her support for more infrastructure projects which will hopefully lead to more jobs "for every billion dollars we get 47,500 jobs and they are mostly good paying union jobs with a good middle-class income"
company she visited earlier in the day for their business practices and pro union stance "it has a lot of apprentices it has benefits that are going to keep families together and keep them growing that's what we need more of an america" clinton was cheered and applauded most of the rally but it didn't go off without a few protesters... the interruption came from animal rights group called direct action everywhere ... and while secret service surrounded clinton she quickly continued with her speech and mentioned some of trumps history with animal activists that was not the only time she mentioned trump in the rally... "donald trump is not qualified to be president and he is temperamentally unfit to be commander in chief" i did speak to some of the protestors after the rally they say they wrote an open letter to clinton about her support
the interruption lasted maybe 10 seconds at most. mmv ffn ll the republican national committee also had something to say about clint's visit today. in a statement, the party says quote: despite her repeated lies to the american people, nevada senator harry reid and his hand- picked senate candidate catherine cortez masto will stand with hillary clinton at her rally today in las vegas in a weak attempt to show a united front for the party. 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 pushed back.
august of next year. the three are accused of robbing lee's liquor and then shooting and killing clerk matthew christensen. a promising sign in the fight against zika. the result of an experiment involving monkeys... and - an american among the victims... during a deadly stabbing rampage in london. you're watching fox5 news at 5.
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people killed... during a stabbing rampage in london. she was a 60- year-old woman.... attacked in russell square. "..those injured were australian, american, israeli and british. we have of course spoken to the relevant embassies and will do what's necessary to support them." police used a stun gun to take down the 19-year-old suspect - a
investigators so far - have found no link to terrorism... saying the stabbing spree may have been triggered by mental health issues. "..we believe that this was a spontaneous attack and that the victims were selected at random." more london police officers have been put on the street since the attack. great britain has strict gun- control laws. but knife attacks are not uncommon. most british police do not carry guns. questions remain over a cash transaction to iran. it took place at the same time american prison released by tehran. as james rosen reports... the obama administration continues to insist... it wasn't a ransom payment. secretary of state john kerry added his voice to the chorus of obama administration officials denying the u-s paid iran in exchange for american prisoners. kerry says: ".. the united states of america does not pay ransom and does negotiate ransoms with other countries and we're not doing that now. it's not our policy." the white house arranged for an
million in hard foreign currency to be delivered to iran on or about the same day that the regime released five americans as part of a prisoner swap. the administration maintains the payment was part of a one-point seven billion dollar settlement over longstanding iranian claims to regime assets used for an arms deal back in the 19-70s. kerry says: "..it was a purchase, and when the revolution took place in iran that money was frozen. they had paid us in a bank account. it's iranian money." still - not everyone is buying the administration's story that the timing of the payment and the prisoner release was just a coincidence. critics call the payment ransom, plain and simple. boykin says: "..you know, this was an attempt to deceive and hide this activity and it came off as a medellin cartel operation. you cannot believe a word they're saying on this issue." cotton says: "..i find it highly suspect that that a 36- year-old claim was miraculously solved on the same day
held for many years." (on cam tag) members of congress are seeking answers on this - under oath. house oversight committee chairman jason chaffetz wrote to secretary kerry demanding all documents related to the transaction... and that the secretary appear before the panel for questioning. in washington, james rosen , fox news. president obama said the u-s had to give iran cash... because the two countries do not have a baking relationship with each other. three experimental vaccines protected monkeys against infection from the zika vir encouraging sign as research moves into studies in people. the experiment involved a traditional vaccine and two more cutting-edge versions. the traditional vaccine used a dead virus - while the other two used a single gene of the zika virus to prime the monkeys' immune systems to fight off the germ. the traditional vaccine is expected to enter preliminary human studies this year. at least two other experimental zika vaccines are in human studies already. today - president obama called for more funding by congress - to
virus. not only did the republican-led congress not pass our request, they worked to cut it. and then they left for summer recess without passing any new funds for the fight against zika. the president also offered an update regarding the war on terror. we'll have his words about isis... later in the newscast. it was quite a bright, booming wake up call for some parts of the valley where lightning and thunder made for quite a show fox5s abby theodros is live near grand hills and eastern with more about the areas affected by the weather. we're up in the anthem area where there were plenty of lightning strikes. at one point a valley womans home was hit and caused her attic to catch fire but whats interesting here is that you cant see any of the damage externally- its all inside the attic
that fire fighters say its no longer safe for people to live in the home. there was one woman inside the home when it happened - we talked with her next door neighbor who tells me shes ok - he also says the whole ordeal comes as a shock scott armstrong, neighbor: "it wasnt until hfr showed up this morning that we saw something wrong. there was one particularly good bout of woke everyone up in the house...but certainly not something catastrophic like fire damage would have occurred." other parts of the valley got light rain today. we were in henderson, the south west part of the valley and the east end - which looks to be the hardest hit. one consistent theme we saw in these neighborhoods were heavy clouds. but locals tell me theyll take an overcast las vegas over the
temperatures for a change you can find out which parts of the valley may be getting rain next by using our fox5 weather app on any mobile device. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist 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
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 saturday and sunday with plenty of sun. the dry air hangs around for next week with highs around 105 and sunshine
wildfires are raging in california - and forcing people from their homes. as jonathan hunt reports - the weather is making the situation a tough task for firefighters. mos says and animals i've got to get out of here. as california is reaching the peak of an already grueling fire season -- cox says: the weather is still hot and we are also getting some additional winds a wildfire burning in the northern part of the state is forcing more families from their homes-- with some having only minutes to decide what to take with them as the fire came roaring their way... mos says: they recommending we leave, so we are listening to the firemen.
ironically-named "cold fire" is burning across yolo county near sacramento. the extreme hot weather and winds are not making things easy for fire crews-- attacking from above, and with hose lines on the ground. cox says: everything from jets to small air tankers, as well as helicopters and rotary-wing resources. but, the cold fire isn't the only one causing problems in the state. further south, the fire burning near the central coast isn't even halfway contained, with some evacuations still in place but, people in these areas say, it's just something to always be ready for. parrish says: we do pack up and were ready to go by june every year tag: wildfire season in northern california typically lasts from may to september, peaking in august. but with the extreme summer heat and prolonged drought, experts are warning, things could get worse
better. in los angeles, jonathan hunt, fox news. some voters are looking for an alternative... to hillary clinton and donald trump. what if you elect a couple of former republican governors, two- term, re-elected, running as libertarians. how the libertarian party ticket.... is hoping to attract voters... in the presidential election. and... a discount airline is coming to mccarran... offering direct flights between las vegas and beijing. it will soon be i got shot down over vietnam
is a disgrace. he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured. when you fly over enemy territory, the odds might be against you being able to come home. donald trump doesn't understand the weight of sending americans into harm's way. he's unfit to be president.
december. the l-v-c-v-a says the pending deal is a major boost to the local tourism market. international tourism has seen a slight decline in the past year - due to the strength of the u-s dollar as well as economic woes overseas. but the number of chinese tourists may be under- reported... since they often tack on a visit to las vegas - after entering the u-s. through other cities like los angeles. you can stay up- to-date... with fox five using your mobile device. just head to fox five vegas dot com... and download our app. it's the best resource... for breaking news... weather... and traffic. and... it's.... free! there's much more coming up in the second half of fox5 news at 5. before you vote for president... you can support your favorite candidate.... with a
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today. secret service agents - taking action as clinton addresses union supporters this morning. they rushed in as protesters made their voices heard inside the union hall. they were an animal rights group called "direct action everywhere". the interuption caused clinton take detour away from her speech about jobs and the economy "we'll keep taking. apparently these people are here to protest trump, because trump and his kids have killed a lot of ani thank you for making that point. " clinton was making a reference to members of the trump family - who have taken part in hunting expeditions overseas. hillary clinton also paid a visit to a las vegas business today. she outlinined her plans for economic growth and job creation at a electric contracting company, "mojave electric." she praised the company for keeping jobs in the u-s... something she says, gop nominee donald trump is not interested in. it's been a tough week for hillary clinton's
the billionaire nominee is seeing a big drop in poll numbers. as joel waldman reports - some republicans are questioning whether his campaign can get back on track. from being criticized for attacking a muslim- american war hero .... to talk of an all out campaign "intervention" ... the tossing of a baby out of a rally ... and his refusal to endorse house speaker paul ryan or senator john mccain ... just about every political analyst agrees its been donald trump's worst week yet on the campaign trail ....but, you'd never be able to tell watching h maine. trump says: "you are going to be proud of your country." (applause) trump is now trailing hillary clinton by 10-points nationally according to the latest fox news poll ... the new york city businessman is also behind the democratic nominee in new hampshire, pennsylvania and michigan ... the negative numbers putting trump's v-p running mate mike pence in a precarious position ...eliciting a pretty pointed question from a young supporter. kid says: "i've been watching the news