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the raging blue cut fire is now 22 percent contained... we'll take you to the ground in california.. where more than 15-hundred firefighters are working around the clock to put it out. here's something you don't see every day... naked trump statues... and their ties to
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" i felt really bad for her, so i said i'm going to make a wig for her " plus... inspired by a friend's younger sister... our fox five shining star-- proves you are never too young to make a big difference... good morning i'm maria silva. i'm alyssa deitsch. now it's time to get a first look at your fox5 weather 24-7 forcast... meteorologist cassandra jones joins us now. more potential for showers or thunderstorms for the las vegas valley friday although most of the active weather if it develops will be east of the i-15 and in our local mountains. officially las vegas picked up .08" of rain thursday although some
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more. the moisture sitting over mohave county in arizona is expected to remain in place through part of the weekend. the difference in our forecast friday for potential rainfall is that there is no real triggering mechanism for rain so anything that does fall will be more terrain driven meaning closer to our local mountains. the uv which is very high. good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate
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good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk
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ground on the blue cut fire burning in southern california.. the fire has now burned through more than 35- thousand acres of land. and is now-- 22 percent contained. the historic summit inn stood right off the 15 since 1952-- in what was once route 66... now all that's left is broken glass... ashes... and some dishes. the inn served as a restaurant and a convenience store. in its hey-day... famous celebrities including elvis presley, pierce
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the summit inn. "i saw the pictures my manager kept sending all the pictures to me my employees and i just wanted to get down here i was urge to come here and as soon as the 15 was open i drove over here and i just needed to see it by myself i was very impacted i was a disbelief i still can't believe this happened " the manager tells fox5 the new owners are planning on rebuilding the inn but will take quite some time since it is a complete loss. a go fund me page has been set up-- you can find it in the links section of fox5 vegas dot com two people have been arrested in connection to a triple shooting back in june. police say "gerald fuller" and "adrian johnson" were arrested tuesday in dallas by the f- b-i violent crimes task force. last month police released this video of the suspects at a convenience store. police say there was fight between the suspects and three victims...
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car and fired a gun. all three victims were taken to u- m-c. one person died. fuller and johnson are awaiting extradition to las vegas. the man arrested for robbery at a centennial hills tj-maxx on tuesday-- is facing numerous charges. "jason mote" is facing robbery with a deadly weapon and burglary while in possession of a gun. as you can see - his face was left bloodied... following his arrest. police say the 34- year-old followed a woman around the store on durango near elkhorn after approaching her twice-- asking questions. he approached her again with a gun pointed in the air. police say that's when he pointed the gun at the woman's head and started yelling at her. mote grabbed the victim's purse and continued to yell. other customers ran from the building and called police. mote was taken into custody in the parking lot by an n-h-p trooper. the incident led to a police standoff. libertarian
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johnson makes a stop on the las vegas strip... the former new mexico governor and his vice presidential running mate "william weld" held a rally at s-l-s thursday night. the duo touting themselves as the third choice in the presidential election. johnson was just in town last friday... where he-- former president bill clinton, and green party presidential candidate jill stein-- spoke at an event at caesars palace. here in the silver state..... hillary clinton is leading donald trump by two percentage points. according to t suffolk university poll.... 44-percent of likely nevada voters say they support clinton. 42-percent say they support trump. a valley middle schooler wants to do his part to reward police officers doing good work. steven lee's latest project is an award for police officers who go above and beyond. it's called good "cop-ma"... a play on the word karma. lee created a website where anyone can nominate an
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"at my old school i was bullied by a police officer's family, so i wanted to turn a negative into a positive one." "on my website i have a form, if you see any good cops you just write name, badge number, and we'll award one cop every month " you can find a link to the site on fox five vegas dot com. and a three year old is once again working to show her appreciation for police. "theresa babcock" set up a lemonade stand last month ... she raised almost 14-hundred dollars-- which she donated to the henderson police-- which they then gave to the baton rouge police department. now she will hold another lemonade fundraiser... on her birthday-- august 23rd... this time money raised will help
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for all of us who say "i should get involved" or "i should donate to a non-profit"... an elementary schooler is putting us to shame. our fox5 shining star shows us how to help at any age. i'm 9 years old and going to the 4th grade but lauren collins isn't your average nine year old. her hobbies include... donating to families in need... i just made it to the women's homeless shelter. i'm so excited and making wigs for cancer patients. little girls might really miss their hair, this is something to make them feel better about themselves the wig making started in january, when lauren found out her best friend's little
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i felt really bad for her bc she was really young and going through this so she turned to youtube, and learned from instructional videos. hi, my name is lauren and i'm going o make a crochet wig now she teaches other people how to make them. make sure it's really tight and secure like this she gives them to individual patients, like this woman at university medical center... it made me feel good when i found out h0ow happy they were, when i see me really happy and to the nevada childhood cancer foundation. i really like this one because it's really long, i think girls would like long hair she's all about helping people lauren's parents support their daughter's love of service. it's touching, i've cried so many times. i wonder where does she get such a good heart, where does she even come up with wanting to care to take her time after school, on the weekends, to donate. honestly when i was her age i didn't even think like that. i just
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fairway gave lauren her shining star award, certificate, and five hundred dollars. (nats) thank you! she just wants to give stuff away. she's like santa claus in the middle of summer. she is giong to take that money to buy school supplies for other kids. that's great she's doing stuff for other people. that's why she's our fox5 shining star. and she's wise there's only a small amount of people in the world helping, so i think i should be a part of that small amount. i think with a little help i might be able to make it bigger lauren says she wants to be a pediatrician when she grows up... so she can help more kids.
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going up around the valley.... in support of recreational marijuana. the money advocates say legalization of the drug... could raise for las vegas schools. some naked trump statues are popping up all over the country. the connection they have to las vegas...
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we have breaking
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coming in from new jersey. take a look at this scene from downtown newark. two new jersey transit buses collided. one bus smashed into the other, with so much force it bent up like an acordian. we are getting reports that one person has been killed. nine others are being treated for minor injuries. its not known now what caused the crash. we are following this story closely and will keep you updated as we know more. billboards across the valley will be going up-- in support of recreational marijuana. the measure to legalize recreational marijuana will be on the ballot in november.. the coalition to regulate marijuana like alcohol unveiled a billboard thursday - with the message "support schools - not cartels". campaign officials say legalizing it could generate 20 million dollars a year for nevada schools. now fox weather 24/7 with cassandra
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showers or thunderstorms for the las vegas valley friday although most of the active weather if it develops will be east of the i-15 and in our local mountains. officially las vegas picked up .08" of rain thursday although some areas picked up more. the moisture sitting over mohave county in arizona is expected to remain in place through part of the weekend. the difference in our forecast friday for potential rainfall is that there is no real triggering mechanism for rain so anything that does fall will be more terrain driven meaning closer to our local mountains. the uv index for friday is 9 which is very high.
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traffic solutions here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate
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here's your fox5 traffic solutions here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk.
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created life-sized naked donald trump statues that were placed around the country. here's a look at one of them in los angeles. the statues were created by a las vegas artist named "ginger". he usually creates and designs monsters for horror films and haunted houses. the statues are made of nearly 300 pounds of clay and silicone... and weigh about 80- pounds each. it took the artist about four months to complete the project. passer-by's had mixed reaction about seeing the nude republican presidential nominee. "perfect and disturbing." "i think it's
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"it was pretty cool, this is pretty heavy though. i think, we check on the hashtags online and i guess they are doing this all over the country and it's pretty awesome. i like it." the statues were also on display in new york... san francisco... and seattle. trump's campaign has not commented on the statues. a news interview goes viral... for all the wrong reasons.. jeanne moos has more on the hilarious and mesmerizing exchange. --reporter pkg-as follows-- it was a little like the old abbott and costello routine about the guy with the last name "who" playing first base... (abbott and costello) "who's on first. i mean the guy's name. who? the guy playing first? who is on first. why asking me, i don't know!" now imagine that in slow motion. an exchange between cnn's brianna keilar and trump attorney michael cohen has become an instant campaign classic.
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correspondent) "you guys are down and it... (michael cohen, donald trump attorney) "says who?" (brianna keilar, senior political correspondent) "polls. most of them. all of them?" that led to an awkward 5 seconds of silence. (michael cohen, donald trump attorney) "says who?" (brianna keilar, senior political correspondent) "polls i just told you. i answered your question." (michael cohen, donald trump attorney) "ok, which polls?" (brianna keilar, senior political correspondent) "all of them." "i watched it 5 times. it's hypnotic" posted one person. "her single raised eyebrow at the end deserves an emmy on its own." (michael cohen, donald trump attorney) "which polls?" (brianna keilar, correspondent) "all of them." that ended up on a mock make america great again hat. but the big takeaway seemed to be... (michael cohen, donald trump attorney) "says who?" #sayswho became a thing. the aftermath of the interview "you're fired" "says who." who else says who? either trump's attorney was in denial about the polls... (alisyn camerota, anchor, "new day") "or doing his best impression of an owl." (jeanne moos, reporting) "the
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inspired, we kid you not, knock knock jokes." knock knock. who's there? says. say's who? the polls. all of them. #allof them also picked up steam, in this case with an olympic theme. so you're losing this race...says who? the clocks. which clocks? all of them. there was even a poll pitting "says who" against "all of them." "all of them" won by a landslide. in the wake of brianna's interview, trump's attorney told yahoo news "i think i unraveled her." hmmm. let's take a poll on that. (michael cohen, donald trump attorney) "which polls?" why you asking me for i don't know. jeanne moos (michael cohen, donald trump attorney) "says who?" cnn (michael cohen, donald trump attorney) "which poll?" new york (brianna keilar, senior political correspondent) "all of them." ahh the college dorm room... who can forget that? well some college students certainly won't... we'll show you how this resourceful duo turned a plain old dorm room... into a glamorous
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miss roomates go all out to decorate their dorm room. lindy goodson and abby bozeman didn't know each other before school... but when they got their assignment- they started talking about decor on social
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transformed the room from drab to designer... the girls say they saved money by picking up items at tj maxx, marshalls, pottery barn., and local antique stores. plenty more straight ahead on fox5 news this morning... the last time ufc fighters conor mcgregor and nate diaz were in the same room they were throwing water bottles at each other. so today's weigh in will be interesting. where it's happening coming up. new devices included in happ making kids so happy... the problem with mcdonald's new children's fitness
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a nine year old child attacked and killed by a pitbull. this morning we hear from neighbors who say this wasn't the first time t d some evacuations have been lifted.. but with only 22 percent containment.. and nearly 36 thousand acres destroyed.. the blue cut fire burns on. we'll take you to the scene. i'm mike doria. after days of pedestrian deaths on valley roadways.. north las vegas police are enforcing strict safety rules. we'll take you there. get ready for a slurpee brain freeze... when you can enjoy 7-11's "bring your own
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good morning i'm alyssa deitsch... in for dave hall. and i'm maria silva. welcome to fox5 news this morning. first - les krifaton joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. more potential for showers or thunderstorms for the las vegas valley friday although most of the active weather if it develops will be east of the i-15 and in our local mountains. officially las vegas picked up .08" of rain thursday although some

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