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the most anticipated fights in the sports history.. lived up to the billing... who went down.. and how local businessses reaped the reward... metro police are investigating a homicide in the north east part of the valley. we'll hear from a neighbor who says we need to step up as a community. and another man is dead after police say he got into a fight with another person. why they say they're not yet charging that person with murder. this is fox5 news at 10. local. las vegas. after weeks of smack talk.... water bottles flying... the nate diaz.. conor mcgregor fight part two... lived up to the billing..... i'm vince sapienza.... the event is over.. spoiler alert for those who didn't pay to see.... conor mcgregor gets his revenge by a majority decision.... now we'll have more on the fight coming up... but right now.. fox-5's eric hilt joins us.. here to tell us that... mcgregor wasn't
some local businesses told me that they usually get a boost in customers when there's a ufc fight, but with all the hype surrounding ufc 202, they prepared for one of the busiest nights of the year a huge fight card meant huge crowds of excited fans packing into t mobile arena for ufc 202... "it's fight night you got to be here, ufc 202!" "it made us come all the way out here!" and it also means huge business for local bars like scooters pub... "a ufc night compared to a normal saturday night? its comparing oranges and apples" four hours before the main card started...the bar's phone was ringing off the hook nats: phone rings "scooters bar this is lee" as ufc fans were already starting to stream in "you think diaz can do it?" lee ditterline says everytime there's a ufc fight the bar gets a boost in business...
preparing for be one of the busiest nights of the year -- with nearly 300 people and hundreds of dollars of added revenue -- packed into the bar... because he says the bigger the names, the bigger the crowds -- and this card has some massive names. "it doens't copmare, you got to have a big name...when you have mcgregor on top, they dont care who's in front of him, they're going to come out and they're going to show up early. oh, and all this weeks drama leading up to the fight? nats water bottle swipe to fight at weigh in that just makes's lee's expectations even bigger. "the drama is awesome...by 5:30 we'll be busy. any other fight we wouldn't be busy until 7 and the drama helps with that" lee said that crowd of about 300 people is about what he saw for ufc 200-- just to show you how big that is, he said that for that card he had to stop letting peopel in because so many people wanted to stop by and watch the fights. we'll have much more to talk
in fox five sports coming up. but first... before we talk about the sweat in t-mobile.. how bout the sweating going on for folks in the valley... nate is in for les tonight with our first look at weather. nate are we still looking at rain in the forecast? mother nature is once again serving up a little bit of everything from the weather buffet. there will be plenty of sunshine over southern nevada before stormclouds bubble up, dropping scattered hit-&-miss pop-up showers in viewing area. some storms may be strong enough to produce wind gusts up to 40mph along with lightning and possibly hail. there may also be brief periods of heavy rain. other parts of the viewing won't get even a drop. this will be the case off and on throughout the weekend, with the best chances for
coming up on monday. the forecast computers suggest las vegas could end up with around a quarter of an inch total accumulation from are expected to drop under the home in an apartment fire this morning. it happened at the regency place apartments near sahara and decatur boulevard. fire crews say they recieved several calls just before 5 a-m about smoke coming from an upstairs unit. las vegas fire and rescue says the fire caused about 75 thousand dollars in damage. three adults and three children were taken to u- m-c for smoke. the american red cross is assisting that family. around one hundred homes have been destroyed by the blue cut fire. many fire evacuees in west cajon valley have been spared...but the fire danger isn't over just yet. fox's victoria spilabotte is there.
will resume shortly homicide detectives are looking into a body that was found in a north las vegas nehb it happened near cheyenne and north las vegas boulevard around one in the afternoon. metro tells us a man's body was found behind a building with gunshot wounds. they say it's unclear if the man lived in the neighborhood or what he was doing there. police say multiple neighbors heard gun shots but that's fairly common in that area. "someone lost their life today. and regardless of what type of person they were, how good bad or indifferent... that's somebody's child. and what we need to worry about as a community... is, is this going to
police say the man appears to be in his thirties but can't confirm anything just yet. this is the 109-th homicide in metro's jurisdiction. police are asking anyone with information to come forward. you can stay anonymous by calling crime stoppers. that number is 385-55-55. metro police are looking into another possible battery incident that happened just after 2 p-m today. police were called to the parkway villa apartments near tropicana and maryland parkway. they say a man in his 40's may hav fight....then called 9-1-1 when he started having breathing problems. police say the man was found with a head wound and was taken to desert springs hospital where he later died. "the decedant stumbled back inside his apartment where he complained about not being able to breathe. and thats where medical was called and he was transported so. he doesnt have any other significant injuries so i'm not sure what all is going to come out. police say the
fight was taken in for questioning. it's no secret teachers reach into their own pockets for school supplies. we'll tell you where first and second year teachers can get their hands on free supplies! and teachers aren't the only ones getting free supplies. what boxing legend floyd mayweather is doing to help out students. some lucky teens got to spend the day shopping away. the organization that's helping them dress for success heading back to school. you're watching fox5 news at 10. local. las vegas. as louisiana
historic levels of flooding, droves of people are stepping up to help with recovery efforts.. fox news correspondent byran llenas has more details. after devastating rainfall in louisiana, the hard work of rebuilding is just ramping up. the storm system dumped more than 20 inches of rain over four days,
creeks severely bloated. officials say about 4-thousand people remain in shelters and more than 40- thousand homes have been damaged or destroyed first responders are still efforting rescues... rand says: "we are going door-to-door if anyone is unaccounted for -- this is a tight knit community but you know if anyone is missing or what not, we're just going through making sure everyone is accounted for and taken care of." volunteers from across the country have been arriving to help... anheuser-busch delivering more than 250-thousand cans of drinking water ... and the tide loads of hope fleet is providing free laundry service to affected residents.. smith says: "it's amazing. it's god- sent. i'm not as bad as everyone else but still it's awesome how people come out. it's was ..it's amazing." president obama has come under heavy criticism for not interrupting his new england
louisiana. meanwhile - republican presidential candidate donald trump and his running mate mike pence visited flood victims on friday... nats "we're glad you're not playing gold in martha's vineyard....that's all we're saying." (on cam tag) the white house says president obama is receiving regular updates on the situation down south ... and plans to visit baton rouge on tuesday to get a first-hand look at the damage. bryan llenas, fox news. now fox5 weather 24/7 ((weather)) mother nature is once again serving up a little bit of everything from the weather buffet. there will be plenty of sunshine over southern nevada before stormclouds bubble up, dropping scattered hit-&-miss pop-up showers in various parts of the viewing area. some storms may be strong enough to produce wind gusts up to 40mph along with lightning and possibly hail. there
periods of heavy rain. other parts of the viewing won't get even a drop. this will be the case off and on throughout the weekend, with the best chances for meaurable rain coming up on monday. the forecast computers suggest las vegas could end up with around a quarter of an inch total accumulation from sunday to tuesday whatever rain chances we have through monday should begin to
out of their own wallet on classroom supplies. the "sharing is caring" teacher consignment takes donated school supplies and sells them way cheaper than the retail price. you can find everything you need-- from paper to textbooks. they've saved teachers nearly 15 thousand dollars over the six years they've been in business. and it's not just for teachers... it's free for anyone to attend. "it's stressful for teachers if they go to a school that isn't supplied." "local teachers, private school teachers, home school parents or just parents to have an opportunity to come buy teacher materials and supplies at a fraction of the retail price." tomorrow.... first and second year teachers can stop by the consignment for exclusive free items to supply their classrooms with. floyd "money" mayweather is doing his part to help some kids prepare for school. more than 500 students in need were invited to the "mayweather boxing club" to pick up a free backpack and school supplies. the mayweather
a mini end-of- summer party. the kids and their families got to enjoy entertainment... games... and a live d-j. there were also free physicals and dental examinations. "there's always gonna be a situation where families need assistance and ultimatly we want to, like i said, give the confidence so that children don't feel that they're not good enough and that they don't have that feeling of wanting to drop out of school. so us doing this, i feel like is a great opportunity to give them that feeling that they need to continue to move forward and just have a support system." this was the fourth year for the mayweather "back to school" giveaway. some lucky students got to pick out back to school outfits with a free teen shopping day. any student with a high school i-d was allowed to pick from gently used clothes... shoes... and accessories. it was hosted by project 150-- a non-profit who helps more 3000 homeless high school students in the valley. some of the teens go without basic needs like socks... underwear and shoes on an everyday bases.
we've found that there's a great need in order for our adolescents to be able to blend in in school. they want the trendy clothing. they want the backpack full of high school appropriate supplies and that's what project 150 does." project 150 works with more than 47 high schools in clark county. they're always in need of volunteers. if youre looking for a job around the valley you might want to listen up. some hiring fairs are going on this weekend with some pretty unique open positions. and also ahead u-n-l-v football is less than two weeks from their season opener... we take a look at last nights scrimmage.. who won the turnover battle.. and hear what head coach tony sanchez has to say about the quarterback situation... if you missed a story or want to re watch one... just download the fox5 app... we've got all our videos and you can even watch the newscast live.... the fox5 app is free in the app
for seniors like barbara, social security makes a difference every month. but for the wall street types who've given congressman joe heck's campaigns
over $500,000, social security could mean billions of dollars in fees. that's what privatizing social security means and why joe heck and wall street support it. under heck's privatization plan, retireme security gets risked on the stock market. d the wall street types supporting joe heck make billions. whose side are you on? senate majority pac is responsible
it's was being called the biggest non-title fight in u-f-c history.... nate diaz.. and conor mcgregor part two at u-f-c 202...... after weeks of smack talking... and security guards having to separate the two fighters in recent days.....the two finally meet up again in the octagon.... and based on the reaction of social media.. this one was worth every penny.... but in the end.. it was the one they call notorious.. getting his revenge on nate diaz five months later.. getting the majority decision... and like any u-f-c main event card.... all the attention spotlights on the quarterback position in football..... u-n-l-v football coach tony sanchez told me at the beginning of fall camp he hoped to have a starter named two weeks before
opener against jackson state.... that has not happened....yester day afternoon he said we will see both johnny stanton and kurt palandech in the 1st half of the opener... why did he say.. well because at yesterday's second and final scrimmage of fall camp.. neither q-b was able to separate themselves from one another... it was all about the big play on friday.. and most of them went the way of the defense.... none were bigger.. or worse right here....depending on which side of the ball you were cheering for.. darius mouton picks off palandech in the endzone. it 101 yards for six..... coach sanchez says he loves the competition.. but scrimmages are tough days for a head coach... "your defense gets a pick, is that exciting yeah, but if youre on the offsensive side no, one side does good the other side struggles, then you see the opposite, the offense has a long drive and a touchdown, so you wanyt some give and take because you don't want on side of the ball dominating more than the other, that's why scrimmages are such a funny thing for coaches, especially head coaches, you want to see th defense have succes and the offense have success." the rebels are off tomorrow..
monday... for another set of two-a- days...season starts a week from this coming thursday.. september 1st... and over in rio... the u-s-a women collected their sixth straight gold medal..by dominating the spanish 101- 72...todays win was their 49th consecituve national team win.. with only one of those games decided by single digits.... the u-s-a men will face serbia in the gold medal game tomorrow morning.... also coming home with gold is green valley high grad... and current u-n- l-v junioron fields.... the henderson native became the first american to win a gold medal in mens bmx racing yesterday... now here is a look at the medal count as it stands after day 15 in rio... and just like the u-s womens basketball games.. not even close.... old glory...with 43 golds.. 37 silver.. 36 bronze.. for a whopping..116 medals.. if you're looking for a new job
some job fairs around the valley are looking to get you hired for some pretty unique positions. some wanted men made it rain down a texas freeway this morning. why they just threw thousands in cash right out the window. you're watching
fox5 news at 10. local. las vegas. this is fox5 news at 10. local. las vegas. ufc 202 wrapped
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. but they're great. it's ties, shirts, 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?
made in china." [ audience laughter ] ago... connor mcgregor beat nate diaz in the main event and we'll have more on that coming up in sports... but fox5's eric hilt is here -- and eric the fans say the fight lived up to the hype, what do local businesses say about it? businesses like sports bars that i talked to said they always get a spike in customers when there's a fight on, but when a big name like
is fighting like he was tonight, that spike becomes a huge increase. workers at scooters pub says on a normal saturday night about a few dozen people at the bar... they were expecting about 300 customers and hundreds of dollars of extra revenue tonight. managers say this could be their busiest night of the year. "ufc on saturday is a huge huge boost to us and compared to other fights? it just doesnt compare, beucase its such a big name." there was also a lot of drama leading up to this fight... this week alone we have mcgregor and diaz throwing water bottles at eachother at the news conference and then they had to seperated at the weigh in, lee said all of that drama gets more people interested and more people out to the sports bars like his. we'll have more to talk about with ufc 202 in fox five sports coming up in just a few
victory...in 80 days. trump said virginia is extremely important to his campaign...and he largely brought an old-style populist message of hope for jobs... low crime...low taxes...and law and order. needing the support in a state home to lots of veterans and african- americans... trump promised a revamped military.... with 'veteran's choice' in his plans to pay for veteran care anytime....anywher e. trump also slammed president obama for 'lying' about the iran deal that gave $400 million as 4 hostages were returned to the u-s, and said hillary clinton can never stop isis as a threat. and to african americans...trump made a special appeal for support... trump says: "the gop is the party of abraham lincoln, and i want our party to be the home of the african-american voter once again." trump says: "we reject the bigotry of hillary clinton, who sees people of color only as votes, not as human beings
trump said at a rally in dimondale, michigan friday that by 2020, which rally in dimondale, michigan friday that by 2020, which assumes he wins in 2016, he can get 95 percent of the support of african americans, because he will produce for the inner cities of america. democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton is attending fundraisers in the vacation hotspots of nantucket and martha's vineyard. according to the latest online reuters opinion poll... clinton leads republican presidential nominee donald trump by 8 percentage points among likely voters. the poll showing clinton was supported by 42 percent of americans who are expected to vote, compared with 34 percent for trump. the organization "friend's of parkinson's" held a medical symposium to help the community better understand what it's like living with disease. the event is in it's second year running. parkinson's is a neurological
you move. it's progressive-- meaning it's gets worse over time. they talked about public policy... the politics of health care and what's new in technology. there were also expert speakers and breakout sessions. austin, texas, is being praised for the efforts city officials have made to find homes for military veterans who have nowhere to live. it's the latest move by the city to get everyone off the streets, and into a place of their own. fox's elizabeth saab has more. so many of these men and women are used to going into combat on foreign soil. moran says: "i was away for 4 years doing active duty with the us army as an infantry soldier." but- they're fighting their own war on the streets of austin. moran says: "me and my kids were homeless for about a year. we had housing before but we wound up losing our housing and we got it back again thanks to all of these angels that we have out here working with the housing programs." manny moran is like countless other veterans with the same problem--a problem the feds
castro says: "austin has effectively ended veteran homelessness, means that they are using the resources well. federal, state, local and private resources well. they are executing on the right policies like housing first and the use of rapid re-housing dollars." adler says: "the formulas we've been able to develop with the veterans program are sustainable formulas." formulas that austin mayor steve adler hopes to use to find housing for everyone in the city who is without a place to call home. adler says: "any homeless vet that we find on the streets, in 90 days, we can get them permanent housing. we ought to be able to say that about folks that are chronically homeless. folks that are the street for a long time." it's a goal he's committed to achieving by 2017. adler says: "because as a community we can't stop. we're going to move forward one group at a time until we have addressed the 25 hundred homeless people in our
would you like to scare the pants off people... and get paid?? get out your resumes! the fright dome is hiring for the upcoming halloween season. its the fourteenth year fright dome is taking over the adventuredome at circus circus. they're looking for four hundred people to act as guides...entertaine rs...and stage performers. if your resume isn't quite as frightening...ther e's also positions open in management...prom otional staff...retail and make-up artisits... if you missed today's hiri event...you've got another chance next weekend. as if a high speed chase wasn't exciting enough... imagine following one with thousands of dollars in cash just flying out the window! plus... a graveyard of civil war ships is coming back to life thanks to some new technology. we'll tell you all about it coming up next... your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next
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celebrating 10 thousand shows on the las vegas strip this week. and they're using the party to give back. friday's show benefits the local nonprofit "help" of southern nevada. and with 10 dollar tickets selling out in just hours...they raised more than 78 thousand dollars! proceeds will provide musical instruments to a center. several drum kits will also be donated to the nonprofit. another milestone around the valley. 7-eleven is celebrating its 50-th birthday. bring your own cup day wrapped up at about 7 oclock this evening. as long as the cup fits....slurpee lovers could fill up on your favorite flavor at any seven eleven. it's just a buck fifty. tonight is the 21- st annual "nevada broadcaster's association" hall of fame gala... and one of fox5's own-- kevin bolinger--
"he's officially the sports director at fox5 in las vegas but he does it all! he's an anchor, he's a reporter, he's a producer and my buddy, kevin bolinger!" cheers along with kevin-- 38 other broadcasters were inducted tonight. those include governor brian sandoval and first lady kathleen sandoval who received the prestigious president's award. each inductee has served a minimum of 20 years in broadcasting-- with at least five of those years being in nevada. all the money raised at the gala's silent and live auctions will go directly to scholarships for students in nevada who are interested in a career in broadcasting. now fox5 weather 24/7 with les krifaton ((weather)) mother nature is once again serving up a little bit of everything from the
there will be plenty of sunshine over southern nevada before stormclouds bubble up, dropping scattered hit-&-miss pop-up showers in various parts of the viewing area. some storms may be strong enough to produce wind gusts up to 40mph along with lightning and possibly hail. there may also be brief periods of heavy rain. other parts of the viewing won't
this will be the case off and on throughout the weekend, with the best chances for meaurable rain coming up on monday. the forecast cputers suggest las vegas could end up with around a quarter of an inch total accumulation from sunday to tuesday whatever rain chances we have through monday should begin to move on tuesday.
reports... some protesters came from hundreds of miles away to take a stand. protester faith gemmill booked a flight from anchorage, alaska to fight dakota access. she says nothing stands in the way of defending the land. (faith gemmill, protester from alaska): "rain or shine. in alaska we have snow, 60 below weather, and we still stand." some say they were determined from day one of the protest to show their support, two we talked to today from canada. (ernie cobiness, protester from canada): "we're here to support and take direction, whatever direction we need to take from the
support in anyway we can." cobiness says he plans on staying for as long as it takes to stop construction of the pipeline. at one camp near the construction site, protesters say they feel like family. (bernadette demientieff, protester): "i just feel very welcome. i feel like i'm a part of the culture. it just, it just feels like home." some protesters say they arrived just this morning at the site, but an eight hour journey didn't stand in their way of joining the others. (jeff andreason, protester): "it's sacrificing for the on hold this week because of protests by native american tribes. they claim the pipeline could contaminate drinking water and their sacred lands. a company spokesman says a court hearing on that is set for wednesday. ghost ships brought to life -- thanks to modern technology. mallow's bay in maryland -- is a graveyard to nearly 200 ships ranging from the revolutionary war to the civil war. the ships can been seen during low tide -- offering visitors an upclose and personal view of history. now the chesapeake conservancy is offering a new way to look at the largest shipwreck site in the western hemisphere. " "dunn says: :"it's created this wonderful
and it's created a wonderful tourist attraction." dunn says: "the other element of this whole thing is we're trying to establish a national marine sanctuary at mallow's bay." the conservancy is hoping the new technology will pave the way for federal legislation to protect the bay from development. it was raining money down a texas highway today. police say a high speed chase went through several different counties around 5 a-m. five suspects were trying to get away in an s- u-v when their tires were flattened by spike strips. that's when the men throwing thousands of dollars in cash out the windows. police say they picked up over 48- thousand dollars off the side of the highway. all five of the men arrested were from tenessee and all had extensive criminal records. they're charged with tampering with evidence and evading arrest. no word on where exactly the money came from. still ahead.. we'll bring you the latest from u-f-c 202 at t-mobile arena... and find out why this guy is at cashman field....dumping dice.. glitter... and
for seniors like barbara, social security makes a difference every month. but for the wall street types who've given congressman joe heck's campaigns over $500,000,
social security could mean billions of dollars in fees. that's what privatizing social security means and why joe heck and wall street support it. under heck's privatization plan, retireme security gets risked on the stock market. and the wall street types supporting joe heck make billions. whose side are you on? senate majority pac is responsible
earlier today that conor mcgregor is set to earn a record-breaking three-million dollars for tonights fight.....while his competitor.. nate diaz... who tapped out mcgregor back in march... will make two million.... so it's the irishman who takes the win in e but how bout the octagon... u-f-c 202.... according to the reliable twitterverse... this fight was an instant classic.. and worth every penny.... the fight went the full five rounds.. and in the end it was the one they call notorious.. the irishman conor mcgregor.. geting his revenge by a majority decision... setting up now.. what many hope is a third and final rubber match... and speaking of winners.. check out this guy... yes a couple years ago....i too once fell in the social
challenge... but it's all for a good cause.. and for those who thought that fad was over... you are wrong.... over at cashman field this evening... larry kaplan is doing a 50 states in 30 days ice bucket challenge... where instead of ice... he chooses items that are unique to each state... for example today he poured gaming chips.. playing cards... dice.. glittler.. and feathers....over his head.... earlier in the day he was in california where he dumped hollywood spaghetti and meatballs and a gin martini... the goal with all of this is to raise awareness and donations for a- l-s... "it's just an important cause for me, after the 30 days of me being this uncomfortable and doing all this crazy stuff, i get to go back to my normal life, if you have als, when you are diagnosed you don't get to go back to your normal life, so as ridiculous as this is, after 30 days i go back to being myself." today wrapped day 18 of 30 for larry kaplan... and so far he has helped raise over 18-thousand dollars... and the reason cashman field was
were on the road in tacoma....facing the pacific coast leagues number one ranked rainiers.... coming into tonight.. las vegas had lost ten... but beat the rainiers 4-3 tonight. from cheney stadium.. to a-t-&-t park..... the mets looking to snap a three game skid and avoid the sweep in san francisco.... start in the six.. roadies up 3-2 and adding to it.. justin ruggiano.. the recently called up 51.. lines a single into left new york up 4-2.... but the story tonight was the bat of yoenis cespedes... who in the 7th drops his 24th home run of the season.. second of the night... former 51 wilmer flores also drove in a run.. and the mets belittle the giants 9-5... go to the mile high city... coors field... the rockies snapped kris bryant and the cubs four game winning streak last night... looking to bounce back tonight... top of the fourth no score... the bonanza high product takes care of that..singles to right scores dexter fowler.. 1-
later.. ben zobrist goes shopping at the gap in right field... the r-b-i double scores bryant.. 2-0... jump to the 5th.... the former bengal back at it again.......this time launches one to deep center field.. his n-l leading 31st home run of the year... offical distance on that ball.. 471 feet..the second longest by a cub since 2009... chicago rip off 15 hits and roll the rox.. 9-2... a scene straight out of scooby doo.... authorities arrest a fugitive disguised as an elderly man! what he's charged
mike: previously on home free... we began the competition to build ten homes in ten weeks. nick: this is crazy! mike: eleven contestants set out to win a dream home for their personal heroes, and $100,000 for themselves. we're building an entire neighborhood. mike: every week, the houses get bigger and better. eautiful cape cod home. last week was all about pushing past limits. aah! come on, val. we're almost there. come on. no, no, no. pick it up. -got it! mike: orange team conquered the drill down challenge, and patrick was given control of the gold tag. way to go, team. mike: in their work orders, some contestants failed to deliver. red tag. red tag. red tag. that left ben, carre, and valerie up for elimination at the end of the week.