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details on breaking news that we brought you at the top of the newscast. north las vegas police - are trying to find a homicide suspect - who escaped custody. managed to get out of handcuffs at a police station interview room.. before stealing a truck. he's believed to have shot and killed a person at a mcdonald's on las vegas boulevard and pecos saturday night. north las vegas police say they'll figure out more about how he escaped... but for right now... the focus is finding him and getting him back into custody. "our detectives have a couple of locations that they're looking into right now... we have a lot of people working feverishly multiple agencies... we're hoping it's
see him first... so people know if they do see him. after his escape, police say he stole this white 2016 ford f-250 that you see on your screen. it has nevada license plate 2-6- c-8-1-9. police believe perez is armed and dangerous-- so if you have seen him, call north las vegas police immediately at 702-633-9111. the rebels are celebrating nine touchdowns - and a victory over jackson state. head coach tony sanchez had his men ready to play last night.. and jackson state really didn't have a chance. new quarterback johnny stanton looked sharp.. he hit devonte boyd for 3 touchdowns in the first half.. rebels scored 42 in the first half.. and went on to for the easy 63-13 win.. here are some of the sights and
closed captioning to resume shortly unl's next home september 24-th. game will be september 24-th. make sure to catch all our local sports coverage this weekend.. u-n-lv football head coach tony sanchez will join kevin bolinger on the rebzone.. sunday night at 11. u-n-r.... is sticking with colin kaepernick... at least for now. the 49ers quarterback has been refusing to stand for the national anthem - to protest the treatment of minorities by police. the president of u-n-r says memorabilia from
record-setting career with the wolf pack will continue to be displayed at reno-tahoe international airport - despite complaints from travelers. "(boos) " less forgiving... the crowd at san diego's qualcomm stadium who showered the star with boos last night as he took to the field. military members unfurled an oversize flag as a naval officer sang the star-spangled banner. this time - kaepernick and teamate eric reid - opted to take a knee. how can we get the message back on track and not take away from the military; not take away from pride in country, but keep the focus on what the issues really are and as we talked about it we came up with taking a knee because there are issues that still need to be addressed and it was also a way to
respect to men and women that fight for this country." kaepernick is also promising to donate one-million dollars to groups that help people affected by the issues he is trying to spotlight another controversy this week involving the american flag and football that doesn't involve colin kaepernick. students in oklahoma say they got thrown out of a high school football game last friday for displaying the american flag. reporter katie wisely explains why. friday night lights: part of american tradition for as long as most of us can remember. ( brandon conrad / owasso high school senior ) "it's a really big deal, it means a lot." ...but the american flag...not welcome for students to wave inside this stadium last friday night. in video shared on twitter, a police officer is asking brandon conrad to leave. ( brandon conrad / senior at owasso high school ) "our principal told us it was ok, our actual individual grade principal teacher told us it was ok,
tells us says it's not ok, which is our athletic director." ( connor jones / senior at owasso high school ) "every time we asked why, every time we tried to justify our case, they just simply came back with take it up with duffield and we haven't heard from him." a school spokesperson it's not about what flag represents. she says flags, signs, and banners can make it hard for others to see the game. ( katie wisely / reporter ) "i'm asking about an american flag. i mean, if they bring a big american flag to the next game or to the patriotic game in a few weeks, will they be able to have that?" ( dr. amy fichtner / spokeswoman, owasso schools ) "the students, in fact... our students run on the field with an american flag, and so our students... the only thing we will review is what items in the student section would give the best game day experience for our students and the people behind them." ...but some, like senior connor jones, say what happened to brandon conrad just isn't right. ( connor jones / senior, owasso high school ) "the flag being a symbol of our country and everything being taken away from us... kind of a double-standard almost." the students have a "u-s-a night" on the schedule in a few weeks.
absolutely lying. and what if i told you... that i'm jack. whaaaat?!! no way! no! didn't see that coming, did you? porter ale cheese sauce, grilled onions, and bacon on a artisan potato bun. jack's new brewhouse bacon burger, new from jack in the box. hey, where did jack go? he was just here. gene wilder can catch two of the actor's most beloved films in theaters this weekend. "willy wonka and the chocolate factory" and "blazing saddles" will play at 55 a- m-c theater locations saturday and sunday - including the one at town square. tickets will go for five-bucks per film. regal entertainment group plans to hold two saturday screenings of willy wonka at 100
including red rock resort - and village square. wilder died monday at 83... due to complications from alzheimer's disease. we'll be right back. i've been thinking... this might be the one thing in the world you pull apart to come together. new papa john's cinnamon pull-aparts covered with cinnamon crumble and sweet cream cheese icing. try our new cinnamon pull-aparts for just 6 bucks.
what caused a space-x rocket to explode - while on a launch site (capt. mark kelly / retired
nasa astronaut) "you know when you're dealing with liquid oxygen and kerosene, as the propellant and the oxidizer, it's a very hazardous operation, there's a lot of stuff that can go wrong." the f-a-a is suspending space x's flights during the investigation.... and the company is now scrambling to finish a second launch site. the accident happened during a routine test - before a planned satellite launch this weekend. the satellite was funded by facebook - and was part of a project to bring
jared fogle remains behind bars on charges of sexual abuse and child pornography. now - the former subway pitchman says the parents of one his victims should share the blame for what happened. in a court filing - fogle argues the parents may be responsible for what he calls the victim's "destructive behaviors". the victim was a girl - who was a subject of pornography found in his posession. fogel is defending himself from a lawsuit filed by the parents. the former stanford university swimmer convicted of sexual assault is out of jail. brock turner was given a sentence of just six months - and only served half of it - given credit for previous time served. he walked out of the santa clara county jail just after six this morninig. turner was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. he will now have to register as a sex offender - and is expected to return to his home state of ohio. "he should have
been in prison. but, this is the end of it for us, yes, he's been released from custody." a santa clara judge gave turner what many considered a light sentence - compared to the six years requested by prosecutors. the judge was recently re- assigned to the court's civil division - at his own request. the catholic church bestowing one of its highest honors on mother teresa. the vatican is preparing to canonize the late nun as a saint on sunday... as kitty logan reports - it's a declaration nearly two decades in the making. another honor for mother teresa, nineteen years after her death. pope francis is set to formerly declare her a saint on sunday. more than 100- thousand are expected to come to vatican city for the canonization. kolodiejchuk says: "..the holy father will say definitively that mother teresa is in heaven and from there she intercedes for us and that her life is a good example for us - what it means to be an excellent christian."
missionaries of charity in calcutta, india back in 19-50. the order continues to help the poor and sick... and has more than 130 houses around the world. her efforts earning her the 19-79 nobel peace prize. pierick says: "..mother teresa had the gift of inviting everybody to take part in the work and, also, to make everybody aware of their own responsibility." a person is required to have performed at least two miracles in order to become a saint. the first accepted thirteen years ago, after an indian woman said she was cured of a tumor. pope francis officially acknowledging her second miracle last year. her intercession is believed to have helped a brazilian man survive several brain tumors in 2008. andrino says: "..today it was me, maybe tomorrow it could be anyone else. i do not feel i am somebody special. god is merciful and looks after everybody." (voice of translator)
following her death in 1997. it was pope john paul the second who then waived the usual five- year-waiting period. a vitual time capsule is found - after flood waters drop in baton rouge. janet knox was gutting her home of water-logged pieces of wood and drywall.... when she came across some treasures tucked away behind the walls. they include children's toys and utensils... and a newspaper from 1942... the headlines reflect a world at war... nazi- controlled germany...photos of president f-d- r... and advertisements for war bonds. (janet knox/ found relics cleaning home) "once i knocked the wall down and got the sheet rock out, i kicked the piece of paper and i was like, 'what is this?' and i started moving everything out of the way and that's when i found the newspaper." knox has owned the home for nearly two decades. unlv is kicking off the holiday weekend - with a new season of men's soccer. the team is taking on cal state fullerton.
meteorologist ted pretty... at the peter johann soccer field... where a tailgate party is underway. closed captioning will resume shortly we'll drop below the 100 degree mark to s day weekend with 98 expected on saturday. the big drop in our highs will be sunday and labor day itself with highs around 90 degrees. we'll also see gusty southwest wind to 30 mph saturday through monday. as you head back to work, we'll stay in the mid 90s with a few more clouds moving through on
here's a look at some of the 'all new' stories we are working for fox5 news at six. a homicide suspect escapes handcuffs inside an interview room... then steals a pickup truck. we'll show you the building he escaped from...
plus... football season is back! and that means many will be tailgating ahead of the games. how much fans are expected to spend on the festivities... and speaking of football... a local represents las vegas during the n-f-l preseason. we hear his performance of the national anthem from last night's cardinals versus broncos game. the world's largest indoor theme park - is
it's called the i- m-g worlds of adventure. the privately- owned park cost more than a billion dollars - and 3 years to build. it's as big as 28 football fields. it includes life- like mechanical dinosaurs - and a massive roller coaster that travels under multiple roofs. the park also features characters by marvel and the cartoon network. "dubai - it' has a lot to offer, it has malls, sun and sand. but beyond that - you need to offer something that keeps the tourists busy for longer. and leisure and entertainment - in particular theme parks - is one of those." the new theme parks are part of dubai's plan to boost tourism to the united arab emirates amid plunging oil prices in the gulf. thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 6 o'clock is straight
we sent him here to fix it. but congressman joe heck became part of the problem. wall street invested over a half-million dollars and heck supports their agenda -- privatizing social security, handing wall
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breaking news tonight at six.. a man in custody for homicide .. escapes from north las vegas police. i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck. the man was being held for a deadly shooting that happened this past weekend. fox5's vince sapienza is live on cheyenne near simmons at the detective bureau where escaped .. vince. that's right john christine i'm standing in the back of the north las vegas detective burea building....where i'm told 25 year old alonzo perez escaped police custody after breaking off his handcuffs while being detained in a holding room here is what he looks like... 25 year old alonzo perez 6'03" tall, 200 lbs., with black hair, brown eyes, and a goatee... he also