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run over by a car earlier this week talks to fox5... about how he almost lost his life. coming up -- what he says about how he feels now... and why his family says the driver got off easy. a show in front of the bellagio -- and we're not talking about the dancing fountains. what protestors are arguing for on the las vegas strip. and a lot of folks in the valley woke up to a hazy sky. how long our city will be under an advisory...and where all the smoke is coming from. this is fox5 news at 10. local. las vegas. good evening and thank you for joining us. i'm adam herbets. a sixteen year old boy is recovering tonight after a car ran him over just outside of his own home. fox5's abby theodros is live at university medical center after speaking with the teenager and his family. anthony was moved from the icu to the burn unit today so he's
still traumatized by what happened. he wasnt able to say much to us but his injuries speak volumes... :33 anthony orozco: i cant move my neck.. i cant move my body parts a fractured spine and a severed urethra are just a few of the injuries high school junior anthony orozco is suffering through :51 i dont feel too good. sometimes i wake up because its just too much pain and discomfort. i cant do too much. his parents told fox 5 he was hit by a car then dragged 20 feet down the street. it happened about 10 feet from his dad's home near deer springs and durango. jesus orozco, dad: he was walking to his car, he was about 3 feet away from it he was taking out his keys and he felt a bump on his back (butt to) he went underneath the tires and then next thing you know the first set ran over him - the
orozco says the driver stopped at the scene but he's still furious... jesus orozco, dad: she said she was looking down..she looked down for a second. she's off the hook. they havent done anything. said it was an accident. so thats what theyre saying it is. fox 5 reached out to police for the accident report but they werent available. the family plans to pursue legal action ... but right now they're focused on anthony im just trying to hold on so that way he keeps going. anthony had an emergency surgery earlier this week and has more to come. as you can imagine the family has a lot of medical expenses coming their way..if you'd like to donate to their go fund me...go to our website fox5 vegas dot com. coming up at 10:30 hear from anthony's friends and family. so far the family has raised more
dollars in one day. police are still looking for a murder suspect who walked out of their police station on friday. alonso perez was arrested in connection with the shooting death of 31 year old son muhamad robinson. officers say he broke off his handcuffs and took off from the north las vegas detective bureau. anyone who knows anything about where perez might be... please call police right away. and of course you can remain anonymous by crimestoppers. that number is 702-385-55-55. your lungs might feel a little bit heavier after breathing the air outside today... all because of a few smoky wildfires burning in california. now the valley is under an air quality advisory as crews work to put out those fires. this is a look around the valley this morning from our strat cam. you can see thick smoke filling the air from the "ken fire," which was burning along i-15 near the kenwood exit.
county say they were able to fully contain the fire at 4:00 this afternoon... and it burned about 20 acres. of course -- even if that fire is completely contained, that doesn't mean our air is going to completely clear up. fox5 meterologist sam argier is here to tell us more about this air quality advisory. and how long the haze will be sitting over our valley. sam? we'll round out the labor day weekend with more sunshine, calmer winds, and mi across southern nevada. monday's high temperatures will be running in the mid to low 90s with lighter winds compared to saturday and sunday. with elevated ozone levels and some smoke drifting in from california wildfires, an air quality advisory will remain in effect on monday. tuesday stays sunny with high temperatures holding in the mid 90s. some more clouds drift into the area on wednesday as the remnants of tropical storm newton move into the desert southwest. most of the rain and thunderstorm activity looks to stay over arizona, but we could see a
a professional poker player with millions of dollars in winnings -- is wanted for passing off bad checks. police say ted forrest had 215- thousand dollars worth of checks bounce -- at the wynn las vegas -- some time between october 20-12 and may 20-13. the wynn's attorney says the casino filed a civil dispute against forrest... but decided to turn it into a criminal one. the six-time world series of poker champion is estimated to have more than six million dollars in tournament earnings. protestors gathered in front of the bellagio fountains in support of stopping the construction of the dakota
"the las vegas tribe" teamed up with "the bee people" to get the word out. the group is afraid the pipeline will harm native american land... and the water supply in the missouri river. the bee people are a group of former bernie sanders supporters who's goal is to continue his revolution. protests have been going on for months. "we're worried that the pipeline would break and pollute the water and their land would be useless forever." "over a hundred different native american tribes together, united against this thing happening. so this is the first time in the history of the united states where we've had this many native american tribes coming together to support each other." "the las vegas tribe" and "the bee people" plan to hold another protest later this week. nevada voters will decide whether oxygen tanks, wheelchairs, and other medical equipment should be cleared of state sales tax. it's question four on the november ballot. those who support the measure say people should be compassionate, especially when we're talking
who need expensive medical devices to survive. critics say it takes away money for public services and that taxes will have to go up for everybody else to make up for the lost money. nevada already exempts medicine and prosthetics from sales tax. a minnesota community finishes their search for a missing boy. 27 years later... the ending isn't happy... but find out why the family is now saying their prayers were answered. suspects in chicago will be spending the bars. the major crackdown by police that led to a massive drug bust. and mother theresa is honored this weekend by the catholic church... nineteen years after her death. what the pope said today to honor her
11-year-old jacob wetterling disappeared on a dark road in central minnesota on october 22nd, 19-89. and yesterday... the coroners office confirmed his remains were found. as nina moini (nina mo-ee-nee) reports -- some say it wasn't the outcome they hoped for... but they're hoping it will bring a sense of closure. (nats - church bells) (darlene bechold/ mother) "we were all in that church service that night." (nats - singing) the same place they gathered in 1989 when jacob was taken. (nats - prayers)
(nats - prayers) herb and darlene bechtold hoped for a long time that jacob wetterling would be found safe. (darlene bechold/ mother) "of course from that moment on life changed because you were afraid to let your kids go for a bike ride alone, you were afraid to let your kids go out of your sight." as the years passed by in st. joseph, he was never far from peoples' hearts. (nats "for jacob") (lindsay vojtasek/ suppor "everybody in this community has been talking about him all day and my whole life." vojtasek doesn't know the family, but she cares, visiting the last place jacob was seen alive. (lindsay vojtasek/ supporter) "i just wanted to show support for patty and the wetterlings and give some kind of love." it wasn't the ending they hoped for. (herb bechtold/ father) "emotionally, the whole town." (nats - church
feel their prayers have been answered. jacob is found. (darlene bechtold/ mother) "we've been here for them, with them, for all this time hoping and praying. and thank god finally." since her son's kidnapping, patty wetterling has helped to create a sex offender registry for minnesota. a police crackdown in chicago took more than 65 thousand dollars of illegal drugs off the streets... and put 77 people behind bars. all of the raids took place on the city's west side during a 48 hour period that started thursday. chicago's police department says ofrs were also able to recover 11 guns as a part of the takedown. the crackdown was all part of an effort to keep the city safe over labor day weekend. escalante says: "57 of them are already convicted felons. 57 of these 77 have felony convictions. 17 have prior weapons related arrests. we think we targeted the right people with this operation and again, hopefully we'll have an impact on the violence." the police went on to say that 45
arrested were documented gang members... and 10 of them were on parole. there's still plenty of cleaning up and drying out to do in virginia... streets along the coast are still flooded... as tropical storm hermine (hur-meen) rolled through. the governor made an emergency declaration earlier this weekend... warning people about waves... eight feet high. cars are now forced to travel through washed out roads as homeowners say shocked... and now they're trying to make the best of it. firth says: "not this bad, i mean, we get a little tidal flood every now and then on the north east side, but this right here, nobody expected this." two people died in florida during the storm. later this hour we will tell you more about evacuations on the east coast. now fox5 weather
the labor day weekend with more sunshine, calmer winds, and mild temperatures across southern nevada. monday's high temperatures will be running in high temperatures will be running in the mid to low 90s with lighter winds compared to saturday and sunday. with elevated ozone levels and some smoke drifting in from california wildfires, an air will remain in effect on monday. tuesday stays sunny with high temperatures holding in the mid 90s. some more clouds drift into the area on wednesday as the remnants of tropical storm newton move into the desert southwest. most of the rain and thunderstorm
stay over arizona, but we could see a few storms move close to our area. we'll round out the labor day weekend with more sunshine, calmer winds, and mild temperatures across southern nevada. monday's high temperatures will be running in the mid to low 90s with lighter winds compared to saturday and sunday. with elevated ozone levels and some smoke drifting in from california wildfires, an air quality advisory will remain in effect on monday. tuesday stays sunny with high temperatures holding in the mid 90s. some more clouds drift into the area on wednesday as the remnants of
teresa joined the ranks of other catholic saints today. the process normally takes decades or even centuries... but not for mother teresa. kim hutcherson has more on the ceremony and the controversy leading up to it. (nats of singing at ceremony) tens of thousands of pilgrims gathered in st. peter's square to witness the canonization of mother teresa. (pope francis) "we declare and define blessed teresa of kolkata to be a saint and we enroll her among the saints" known as the "saint of the gutters" -- the roman catholic
poor. (nats of pizza party) in honor of the new saint's life long mission.... organizers bussed in 15 hundred homeless people. they were given seats of honor at the mass and served pizza after the ceremony. mother teresa died just 19 years ago. some say the church expedited her sainthood because of her fame and reputation. critics of the nobel peace prize winner say her charity isn't financially accountable and lacks medically trained personnel. others have questioned the two vatican-approved miracles needed to fulfill the church's requirements for canonization... incl alleged healing of an indian woman's tumor. (monica besra, cured by mother teresa): "i saw a spark of light emerge from mother's photo and reflect on my tumour." (dr chatterjee, mother teresa critic) "even in india hardly anyone believes the miracles to be genuine, the doctors made statements to the effect there was no miracle." still by declaring her a saint...the vatican has ensured mother teresa will be remembered for generations to come. i'm kim hutcherson reporting. this month marks 15 years since the historic 9/11 attacks.
because it's a critical location for supplies, money, and fighters coming in and out of battle. they say major towns are now controlled by the free syrian army next week marks the 15th anniversary of the nine-eleven terrorist attacks... and now a new documentary tells the story from a new perspective. "and then i just kind of thought out loud and i said....it's coming here...it's going to hit us. of course we have seen the towers fall again and again in a series of powerful documentaries and t-v shows... but, one story still remains largely untold - the attack on the pentagon. "nine-eleven inside the pentagon" shows us for the first time what happened behind the walls of one of america's most secretive building on a day that changed the world forever. "there wasn't a lot of footage taken that day because remember this was the days before the ubiquitous cell phone cameras, they didn't have them. they were dvd camcorders so most
see was taken with those and the few that were rolling rolled really incredible stuff" "9/11 inside the pentagon" airs on tuesday at 8 pm on p-b-s. a lot of stores are taking advantage of the holiday weekend. where to find the best deals around the valley... and the sales specifically for those of us who just want to sleep in. (captioning will resume shortly) no this is not burning man... how a labor day festival is helping people literally melt away their worries. you're watching fox5 news at 10.
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already had one emergency surgery with more on the way. after a bad crash. he was hit by a car 10 feet outside of his home near durango and dear springs. now he's dealing with a long list of injuries including a fractured spine and a severed urethra we talked with anthony orzocos friends and family they tell us this experience has been tough for them but he's recovering and in high spirits. "samantha jepson, friend: he was in pain, a lot of pain and it was very sad. and he was still himself. very positive. he was still joking around even though he was in a lot of pain." anthony's dad told us the driver stopped at the scene but he's still furious...because little action was taken against the driver. we reached out to police for the accident report but they werent available.
to pursue legal action ... but right now they're focused on anthony. if you'd like to donate to anthony's go fund me page. we have that link on our website...fox five vegas dot com. world leaders gathered in china for the second day of the g-20 summit. it was a busy day of high-level coastal city of hangzhou british prime minister theresa may and president barack obama said -- despite brexit -- ties between their countries will remain strong. meanwhile -- the turkish president and president obama say they will cooperate to make sure those behind the failed coup in turkey face justice. cnn's michelle kosinski has the latest. ic: "still lots of buzz surronding... oc: "illegal...to
also out of g-20.... a u-s spy agency is apologizing for a tweet that took a jab at china. the tweet from the "defense intelligence agency's" account said - quote - "classy as always china." it was referring to a confrontation involving the way the chinese treated reporters covering the event after president obama landed. the d-i-a says someone meant to send the tweet from a personal account, but accidentially used the agency's. the worst of hurricane hermine has left florida... but the sunshine state is still dealing with serious flooding... and mandatory evacuations. the government says crews need to keep working hard... until everybody is safe. scott says:
flooding. anybody that is close to where...if there is an evacuation, we got take this this seriously. this is life threatening." governor rick scott met with emergency crews today to discuss those ongoing evacuations. he spoke from an area where several neighborhoods are still dealing with rising water, thanks to run-off from rivers up north. hermine is responsible for at least two deaths in florida... power outages up through virginia... and storm warnings as far north as new england. now fox5 weather 24/7 we'll round out the labor day weekend with more sunshine, calmer winds, and mild temperatures across southern nevada. monday's high temperatures will be running in the mid to low 90s with lighter winds compared to saturday and sunday. with elevated ozone
smoke drifting in from california wildfires, an air quality advisory will remain in effect on monday. tuesday stays sunny with high temperatures holding in the mid 90s. some more clouds drift into wednesday as the remnants of tropical storm newton move into the desert southwest. most of the rain and thunderstorm activity looks to stay over arizona, but we could see a few storms move
we'll round out the labor day weekend with more sunshine, calmer winds, and mild temperatures across southern nevada. monday's high temperatures will be running in the mid to low 90s with lighter winds compared to saturday and sunday. with elevated ozone levels and some smoke drifting in from california wildfires, an air quality advisory will remain in effect on monday. tuesday stays sunny with high temperatures holding in the mid 90s. some more clouds drift into the area on remnants of tropical storm newton move into the desert southwest. most of the rain and thunderstorm
new mexico over the weekend burning their troubles away. the 92-nd annual "burning of zozobra" festival happens every weekend before labor day. people w down their worries on a piece of paper... then watch it go up in flames inside of a giant man made of paper mache named "old man gloom." last year... forty eight thousand people attended the festival. well if that's not your style... labor day is also a time to soak up the deals... and this year.. there are plenty of great shopping discounts. amazon is having daily online deals..
appliances. sears is offering 40 percent off everything kenmore. forever 21 has discounted clothing starting at 5-dollars. office depot is taking up to 200- dollars off laptops. and.. if you just want to sleep this holiday.. there's a deal for that too. sleep train is offering 400- dollars off of select mattresses. coming up after the break -- high school football is kicking off all over the nation... ...but a crooked mistake has one varsity spotlight for all the wrong reasons. now coaches are asking...are the
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