tv FOX5 News This Morning FOX August 25, 2016 4:30am-5:01am PDT
fox5 viewer. how this family was reunited with their precious photo albums. breaking overnight.. more than 30 firefighters worked through the night.. putting out a large fire that ripped through a local warehouse. fox 5's alyssa dietsch joins us now.. with an update from the scene. cc will continue shortly cc will continue
and be the first to know about breaking news-- by downloading our mobile app. now it's time to get a first look at your fox5 forcast... meteorologist les krifaton joins us now. upper level winds will push some clouds into the las vegas area along with breezy to windy conditions. daytime temperatures will be normal with the high forecast to be around 101. we will experience unhealthy air quality today as smoke from the california wildfires drifts back into the valley. ozone levels are the main reason
again making it another hazy day. heading into friday and the weekend we have a 20% chance of active weather as an upper level low takes shape. by sunday and into monday that system will exit our area. the uv index for thursday is 9 or 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 routes you can use
construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk police have made an arrest in connection with a deadly stabbing that happened over the weekend. this is juan rubio. he is now facing a murder charge in the death of michael omalia. police say on sunday-- the two were arguing... and then omalia was stabbed... he was taken to u-m-c where he later died. a toddler is recovering after a near drowning.
around at a home near rainbow and twain. neighbors say they heard yelling coming from the house.. later police told them. the little boy's aunt tells us he is almost two years old and he is doing better. he should come home today. experts say this should serve as reminder to never take your eye off of kids.... that a drowning can happen in just a matter of minutes. "in a near drowning the child's can have deficits for the rest of their life so sometimes those near drownings can be just as devastating as an actual fat hospital staff says they have seen a rise in the number of drownings and near drownings compared to last year. two full days after our first round of storms hit the valley .. people living in an extended stay hotel near nellis air force base were still dealing with flooding. you can see the parking lot of the nellis suites were still covered last night. people have been having trouble getting to their cars and to and from their rooms.
in from the street. i had to come in from the other apartment complex because the flooding was so high nobody could drive in or out of this place." "they weren't letting people in or out, so it was like being trapped in the apartment complex, it was crazy." no word if the flooding has gone down more.. or if the owners of the property are going to do anything to allow the water to drain the next time it rains that much. in national news.. three young children kidnapped after their mother was killed... have been found in new mexico... but the suspects are still on the run. police say 27- year-old joshua aaron robertson and 22-year-old brittany humphrey-- dumped the kids with a good samaritan who called police. humphrey is the is the half sister of the kids' dead mother-- kimberley harvill. her body was found in a remote area in los angeles county-- more than a week ago. investigators say harvill and her three children were last seen traveling with the couple. 12 people are dead
injured ---after an attack on the american university in afghanistan. gun shots and explosions could be heard at the campus... where several american professors and dozens of students took cover in classrooms and safe rooms while police and special forces surrounded it.. initial reports say-- there attack was carried out by several gunmen the attack comes just weeks after two of its professors were kidnapped at gunpoint on august seventh. men in military uniforms abducted them while traveled between campus and their home in kabul...the professors' whereabouts are unclear. a recently diagnosed cancer patient has been reunited with her stolen truck, that was taken from right in front of her valley home tuesday. fox5's eric hilt explains how a viewer helped make sure the truck was returned. in just 24 hours, grief... "now everything is just shattered" ...turned into gratefulness... "there is hope, im happy, im happy"
cancer had her stolen truck returned. "thanks for all your prayers, and thanks for coming together as a community, you just made my life a little better" doctors recently diagnosed carolyn with stage 4 breast cancer...she used the truck to get to and from chemotherapy. "it wasnt just a truck it was more than a truck" this morning a gas station at nellis and twain called a tow company to take an abandoned car to impound, but the tow truck's driver our story -- and called police. "i was looking at facebook this morning and somebody had said the truck was found overnight...i wasn't sure how to react but it was true!" metro police says this truck is one of more than 62- hundred cars stolen in the valley so far this year, and many of those cars have been found. "if you're car is stolen there is a liklihood that it will be recovered after a little while, but what condition is unknown." the condition of carolyn's truck --
center console which was a safe, but that can be replaced, and they ruined the ignition" but despite the damage, she says she's thankful her truck is back. "just minor things the main thing is we got the truck back, 24 hours later thats just amazing, i'm very happy" eh f5n llv john and carolyn say they think whoever stole the truck got scared by all the attention it was getting from our story and dumped it. if you have an information you're asked to call crimestoppers. the power of social media... helps reunite one valley family with decades of memories. 70 years of photos were lost when an issue with an automatic payment... lead to a storage unit being auctioned off. danica winberg took to social media and reached out to us-- asking for help. a family member of the couple who purchased the unit saw the story on fox5-- and called. now the photos-- are back where
""this is stuff that would of been lost forever. and i didn't have any hope "i want to tell you guys how grateful i am. thank you so so much. this is more than i ever could have hoped for." " winberg says she is not going to let the photos--- out of her sight. they will now be stored in her home. speaking of photos. a 17 year-old michigan student is starting her senior year of high school. and she decided to get creative while posing for her her student i-d. now she will have the ultimate throw back-- every day of the week. tyra hunt dug up her kindergarten picture... and recreated it. she bought a matching sweatshirt.. and styled her hair the same. hunt says she was scared on kindergarten picture day.... and the photo shows i... for years it sat in her parents living
they thought it was so funny. so why not bring it back.... moved by the louisana floods.. one 8-year-old is raising money for victims. the business she created.. to help those in need. a world war two veteran is nearly brought to tears.. after a navy crew marches to his house. the special show the sailors put on..
911. i tried to push the door, the wind was blowing so fast. i was disturbed because i've never seen anything like this in my life. " republican vice presidential nominee - governor mike pence - taking a break from the campaign trail... to return to his home state to check on the damage. while there are no reports of injuries... there is a lot of damage. the storm--- flattening buildings and tearing down trees. "i've seen our first responders in action. i'm very confident that the work that's going on at this very hour, we can all be proud of. and when we arrive on the ground, we're gonna make sure that the state of indiana is providing all appropriate support to our local first responders and the families affected by this storm." " power has been knocked out to more than 60 thousand people. as recovery begins from the historic floods in louisiana.. across the nation.. people are
the area... including an 8- year-old girl. taylor henry's school began collectiong donations for the area... which inspired taylor to take on her own project. so, with her foot on the pedal.. and her hands steady on the machine.. taylor is sewing tissue holders.. and selling them to help raise money. (taylor henry/8- year-old helping flood victims) "i'm really sorry for them." butt to "i'm charging five dollars. i know that's a lot. but it comes with kleenexes." with her grandma's help.. taylor has 100 holders.. she hopes to raise one-thousand dollars by sunday. now fox weather 24/7 upper level winds will push some clouds into the las vegas area along with breezy to windy conditions. daytime temperatures will be normal with the high forecast to be around 101. we will experience unhealthy air quality today as smoke from the
drifts back into the valley. ozone levels are the main reason but we also have moderate levels of smoke to deal with again making it another hazy day. heading into friday and the weekend we have a 20% chance of active weather as an upper level low takes shape. by sunday and into monday that system will exit our area. the uv index for thursday is 9 or very high.
veteran.. by delivering a special performance right to his door. plus-- mike pence could be the next vice president.. but apparently that doesn't help his image.. jeremy roth has more.. on the awkward interaction... this one will give you all the feels.... dozens of navy officer marched to the home of a wwii veteran in gardena, california and honored him with the famous navy song- "anchors aweigh" (nats-singing) the 98-year old pearl harbor survivor stood in salute of his visitors and watched the performance from his porch. video of the surprise serenade was shared by the vet's grandson on facebook and has been viewed more than 4.5 million times! donald trump's running mate mike pence stopped by a pennsylvania barber shop for a haircut- slash- photo op tuesday, and the cameras were there to
because.... you know...this is news. but despite the fanfare surrounding pence-- when the barber was finished, he revealed he had no idea who the vp-hopeful was. nats- awwkward. pence thanked the barber and gave him a generous tip. hey, here's a tip mike... maybe a name tag next time? for talat, i'm jeremy roth. next -- hometown hero bryce harper shows his manors.. what he did before the
las vegas's own bryce harper.. the all-star right-fielder for the washington nationals was upstaged a little by olympian katie ledecky. she was at the game in d-c to throw out the first pitch ... but needed harper to hold her five gold medals she just and being a true gentleman .. harper held all her medals. fresh out of a scandal in rio.... could swimmer ryan lochte be trading in his goggles for a pair of dancing shoes? according to people magazine the gold medalist
in the air... after a warehouse near the las vegas strip... catches fire. good morning... i'm dave hall. i'm maria silva. the worst part... the warehouse was packed with school supplies for a local autism foundation. we go right to fox5's alyssa deitsch live from the scene of the massive fire... on polaris and harmon... and alyssa these supplies were supposed to be donated this week? yeah, families were supposed to come here to the people's autism foundation within the next couple of days to pick up the school supplies. here's a look at that fire overnight, which you could see burning from our strat cam. one woman who works for the people's autism foundation told me they've been collecting backpacks and school supplies for children with specials needs and their siblings for