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starts now do you know where your kids are? some students are still at school, in lockdown after a hazmat situation. we'll show you how a murder suspect-- escaped custody... leading police on a four day manhunt... we asked the police department what officers will do differently to keep this from happening again. a top tier asian themed hotel and casino is going up just off the strip. we're taking you inside the lucky dragon construction straight ahead. this is fox5 news at 10. local. las vegas. dozens of middle school students have been on lock down in their school for 12 hours.... and parents are not happy about it. i'm john huck. i'm christine maddela. hazmat teams took over walter johnson middle school this afternoon after a mercury spill in
killer escaped from police, and we asked officers what they're going to do to prevent it from happening again. fox5s miguel martinez valle is live at the north las vegas detective bureau to show us how alonso perez got out in the first place. perez escaped from this police station. he was in handcuffs, the door was locked, there were police officers throughout the building and surveillance cameras were rolling., but he still got out. now we know how. nlvpd: "he was placed in an interview room and handcuffed to a table" this is the survll inside the interrogation room. alonso perez twisted the handcuffs until they broke. "i asked my assistant chief. who's been around for 30 and he never had any recollection of any situations like this one" bridge: "perez was handcuffed to a table just like this one he used his bodyweight to twist the handcuffs until they gave out to cheer you can use the chair to get on top and climb through the roof" he took off, and stole a truck from a nearby business. nlvpd: "he wasn't seen by us but he made it to the vehicle which were talking about 100 feet
it took north las vegas police officers 40 minutes to realize perez was gone... alexander perez, nlvpd "understand that we are very aware that mistakes were made " it then took 4 days for an fbi task force to find him... derrinca diaz, " he was taken into custody right here with an suv and then right after that there was a couple under covers three undercover officers here and a police officer here" nlvpd "i wish it hadn't happened but it did and now we take steps to ensure it doesn't happen again" so we asked north las vegas police what they're going to do about it. "someone will be monitoring the interrogation room at all times. when someone's in custody or an interview we're working on a live feed to each desk as well but we have a viewing room" perez is accused of killing mohommad robinson. today i also spoke to his family. you'll hear from them at 10:30.
their own internal investigation into perez's escape to determine if anyone in the department is at fault. toss to weather we stay near 100 for the end of the week and the weekend with some changes into next week. highs look to be at 99 thursday, then a mix of 100 and 101 for friday through sunday. southwest gusts to 25-35 mph will be with us on sunday through wednesday. the best part will be the cool down once we get to monday with 95, then low 90s for tuesday and wednesday. police are
least two suspects in a deadly shooting in the northwest valley police were called to an apartment complex near torrey pines and smoke ranch around 6:15 tuesday night. when they arrived they found two men--- one inside a car... and another laying on the ground near the car. the men were shot multiple times-- they were taken to u-m-c where they died.... four businesses.... were robbed by three masked men early this morning. the men barged
side.... u- gas... arco ampm gas station... terrible herbst convenience store... and cicily's pizza. the suspects-- wearing halloween masks-- and armed with handguns-- they demanded money. police say they got away with some cash and a pack of cigarettes no one was injured. if you have any information on these robberies... or the shooting you are asked to call crimestoppers at 702-385-55-55. several units were destroyed by a late night apartment fire.... now 20people have no where to go.... it happened at the paradise spa apartments-- on las vegas boulevard and serene. one of the tenents says the fire started in her kitchen--- she and her boyfriend were cooking potatoes-- and forgot to turn the stove off... but neighbors aren't buying that story.... trisha nielson: they weren't paying rent, thy had been raided a few times, they lived there for free clearly they had issues fighting all the time we never could sleep butt to
it's all apparent i don't care what any one says. i have no reason to lie. why would i burn up a unit where live that is crazy. " the red cross is assisting some of the families affected by the fire. construction is in full swing on the lucky droago resort just west of the strip on sahara. when completed - the property will focus on everything asian - right down ot the last detail. fox 5 is the only local station given a site tour with the progress. kevin bolinger gives us an inside look. kevin: work is on the lucky dragon as they get ready for their december opening. right now we're in the casino area. you can see the pagoda in themiddle of the room. above that will be a 1 1/4 ton glass dragon. it was made overseas and is currently on a boat being shipped over here to the states. it will hang from the ceiling to the top of the pagoda. this is asian themed all the way. nats of saw the sounds represent another resort property - but the eventual sights inside lucky
vegas has seen. dave jacoby/lucky dragon chief operating officer: a lot of the resorts on the strip do a very good job of dedicating a small subsection of their property to asian play, but nobody has built anything yet from the ground up to really show face to these players and provde a building that was really built for them. every last detail is done in line with asian architecture and traditions in mind - going so far as bringing in a feng shui master and hisring a staff that will be fluent in several languages. and if you're looking for a hamburger or slice of pizza - forget about it...all of the dining options will cater to asian cuisine. dave jacoby/lucky dragon chief operating officer: we have five different restaurants on property ranging from grab and go, kind of street food to fine dining. dim sum, we'll have a team somallier, an indoor/outdoor tea garden. owners secured financing to get the project up and running earlier this year. when completed it will have 203 rooms....and a gaming design that puts a focus on bacharat and pai gow with limited western style games like black jack.
they'll start taking room reservation october 1st. the grand opening is set for december 3rd and they will have a big asian themed party to kick it all off. kevin bolinger, fox 5 news, local las vegas. applications are already being taken for jobs at the resort. we've set up a link on our website - fox 5 vegas - dot - com. dozens of middle school students have been on lock down in their school for 12 hours.... and parents are not happy about it. hazmat teams took over walter johnson middle school this afternoon after a mercury spill in the school's gym. school officials say this all started when they found a mercury spill in the gym. they say it was a small spill - about the amount in an old thermometer - but it prompted a big response the 8 students exposed to the chemical were put into quarantine and the rest of the school was put on lockdown -- kids couldn't leave the building or even their
were finally able to pick up their kids after waiting for hours say even though their kids are home they have lots of questions. "closed captioning will resume shortly " school leaders have not said how the mercury into the school in the first place, and when this spill happened - they did say it could have happened yesterday even though it wasn't discovered until today. ccsd has cancelled class at walter johnson middle school. students get a special lesson in 3-d technology. where they were able to step into the classroom of tomorrow.... a college degree isn't cheap... now some families could get a break when it comes to tuition. who is eligible to apply to win a
savings account. you're watching fox5 news at 10. local. las vegas. danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme. tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out,
you're watching fox5 news at 10, with emmy award winner john huck. christine maddela. and weather 24/7 with chief meteorologist ted pretty. this is fox5 news at 10. local. las vegas. we have more on the lockdown at walter johnson middle school.... students still there tonight... hours after they should have been sent home. hazmat teams were called this afternoon after a mercury spill in the school's gym. fox5's eric hilt has been there at the school talking to frustrated parents all afternoon and evening.
hours, they told me they're angry, frustrated and concerned and many are still wondering how long it will be until they can take their kids home take a look at this -- this is the crowd of people still waiting to pick up kids. keep in mind earlier this afternoon school officials say they hoped kids would be released at the normal time, 3:20 but there are still hundreds of kids now, 7 hours later. closed captioning
nevada is giving away hundreds of dollars to help parents pay for their children's college education. the state treasu college savings accounts with an initial deposit of 529-dollars. nevada residents with children aged 13 or younger can enter to win one of the accounts through september 30-th. the five winners will receive the money in a "529 plan" account. we have a link to where you can enter online... look for this story in our "links" section... at fox five vegas dot com. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted
we stay near 100 for the end of the week and the weekend with some changes into next week. highs look to be at 99 thursday, then a mix of 100 and 101 for friday through sunday. southwest gusts to 25-35 mph will be with us on sunday through wednesday. the best part will be the cool down once we get to monday with 95, then low 90s for tuesday and wednesday. we stay near 100 for the end of the week and the weekend with some changes into next week. highs look to be at 99 thursday, then a mix of 100 and 101 for friday through sunday. southwest gusts to 25-35 mph will be with us on sunday through wednesday. the best part will be the
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we continue to follow a developing news story at
johnson middle school... several hundred students remain on lockdown tonight this all started after someone found a mercury spill inside the gym ... we checked in with fox5's eric hilt about 10 minutes ago, when there was still a large crowd of frustrated parents waiting to take their students home. closed captioning
be sure to download our fox5 mobile app... to stay up to date on all developing stories.... a man escaped from police custody last friday while left alone in an in room. he was captured last night .. but tonight we have a look at how alonso perez escaped in the first place. fox5's miguel martinez valle is live at the detective's bureau on cheyenna near simmons with the details. friday perez was arrested as a suspect in the murder of muhamed robinson. hours after his arrest much to the shock of robinsons family, he escaped
climbing through the roof of this building and stealing a truck... katra nestor, victims mother "you're joking. how could he be in a room with police custody and get out?" when katra nestor heard the man suspected of killing her son had escaped... she couldn't believe it... alfonso perez escaped friday. police didn't call nestor until ??? to confirm what she heard. "he called and he they haven't called me because everything i heard was hearsay" north las vegas police admitted they made a mistake and the escape could have been prevented... nlvpd :". if we are diligently watching a person in an interview room it's a lot harder for them to affect an escape if were on top of it" alonso perez was left alone in an interrogation room, he used his bodyweight to twist the handcuffs he was wearing until they broke... and he climbed through the cieling to a
police tell us their mistake led to perez's escape... but good policing led to his recapture "it was good investigative work good police work with the detectives i had the case that's how we develop as a suspect and turned it over to the cat team that scooped him up the first time" katra nestor, victims mother "it's a relief it's a relief it makes it gives you peace of mind knowing that the person that did all these things to your son and so many other people has finally been captured" here are some of perezs charges since the escape: murder with use of deadly weapon, took a life with weapon, shooting into occupied structure ,escape, and larceny
conducting an internal investigation on the escape. they've also said they will make sure there are eyes on anyone in their custody at all times . the american flag--- from ground zero... missing for the past 15 years--- has been found in washington state. "st. clair says: "this flag was turned in with a story. reported to be the iconic flag raised at ground zero september 2001." " most everyone remembers the photo of the thre raising the american flag at ground zero following the terrrist attacks.. years ago it was misplaced... but in october of 20-14, officials say a man named "brian" showed up at an everett fire station with a flag in a plastic bag. he said it was given to him by someone else and it was the same flag from the picture. " : "if you look at the original photograph from 911 you see a certain black electric tape holding two lines together and they had the same
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three astronauts are back on earth.... after spending almost three months in space. the crew landed in kazakhstan this morning. the crew ... a u-s astronaut and two russian cosmonauts ... were on a 172 day mission on the international space station-- studying how the human body fares during longer stays in space. an asteroid-- taller than the empire state building is getting a visitor from nasa tomorrow. nasa is sending a space probe to the asteroid bennu-- it's the first visitor in billions of years. the robotic probe will fly to the ancient asteroid - and it will scout it out for two years before scooping up some gravel and dust to be brought back to earth. in all-- the mission will take seven years. heavy storms in southwest wisconsin cause flash flooding... and mudslides. the mudslide in
debris on to roadways... flooding forced the closure and evacuation of schools. crews were busy putting sandbags in place... as the region is bracing for more severe weather. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty we stay near 100 for the end of the week and the weekend with some changes into next week. highs look to be at 99 thursday, then a mix of 100 and 101 for friday through sunday. southwest gusts to 25-35 mph will be with us on sunday thr part will be the cool down once we get to monday with 95, then low 90s for tuesday and wednesday. we stay near 100 for the end of the week
with some changes into next week. highs look to be at 99 thursday, then a mix of 100 and 101 for friday through sunday. southwest gusts to 25-35 mph will be with us on sunday through wednesday. the best part will be the cool down once we get to monday with 95, then low 90s for tuesday and wednesday. closed captioning
i-t-t tech's closure will affect more than 35,000 students prepared to begin classes.. it blamed its recent closure on the u.s education department not finding them to be in compliance with accreditation criteria.. some of our callers are having a hard time accpeting the news. my rant is over at the closing of itt tech. i am a student.and a military veteran and you know it's not right. it's not right at all just to let us all you know suffer over a
quick comment! itt tech got to be ashamed of yourself, that is unbelievable what a joke! bill says.. itt closing does affect quite a few people. there are some of us that were about to begin their final quarter. yet calling other institutions i would be looking at extending my education for another year! frustrating jodi says.. i was a student at itt technical institute. give the students a heads up on what was going on? i was a va work study for them and now i am out of a job and school which means i am gong to have problems paying my bills. and now onto traffic concerns... from andrea.. to all the moron's heading west on russell toward whitney ranch. guess what?? there is a stop light at this intersection. i have almost been hit here three times. open your eyes and pay attention. the other day one you moron driving a truck put a car
way to go. from mary.. to the guy driving the black optima, on tropical and lamb, you must stop when a school bus is unloading children and the red flashing stop sign is activated! slowing down to 35 mph while passing is not good enough. for what? all the drivers that stopped for the school bus caught up with you at the next light. and finally mark says.. do you people not know that when a light and siren are on on an emergency vehicle. it means you should pull over! not run through the intersection so you can make the light. that might be your mom or dad waiting on them and every second counts. so stop for them so tired of watching people do this... send us your rants to the rant at fox5vegas.com or call at 702-436- 8285 here's a look at what's coming up... on fox five news at eleven. fans are buying jerseys of 49-ers quarterback colin kaepernick in big numbers... despite his protest during the national anthem. why kaepernick believes the jersey sales have spiked... and what he plans
money from them. plus... why "the most magical place on earth" is starting to scan fingerprints... before guests enter the park. for eight years.... the career of frankie valli and the four seasons has been told on the las vegas stage... now the curtain is getting ready to close on the musical jersey boys. walk like a man. fast as you can. walk like a man from yoooooouuuuu " now the popular musical is also saying goodbye to broadway in january-- after an 11 year run. here in vegas - the tony award winning musical will end its run sunday, september 18th at the paris. jersey boys is the longest-running broadway-themed show to perform in las vegas. 20th century fox and fathom events are teaming up to honor the late gene wilder. for one night only-- they will show "young frankenstein." the classic comedy will screen october fifth at more than 500 theaters... with a live intro by director mel brooks - who co- wrote the film with wilder. here in las vegas - you can catch the presentation at village square -
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breaking news tonight on the west side of the
valley where dozens of kids are still being held inside a middle school that's also a haz-mat scene! i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck. this is happening at walter johnson middle school at the corner of buffalo and alta. fox 5's eric hilt is live where hundreds of parents are still waiting for their kids to be released. closed captioning