tv FOX5 News This Morning FOX September 12, 2016 4:00am-4:30am PDT
taking it easy after a weekend health scare. coming up in a live report from washington d-c... why the democratic nominee is now cancelling a west coast campaign trip. good morning i'm dave hall. maria silva has the day off welcome to fox5 news this morning. first - les krifaton joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. cooler temperatures are setting up in the las vegas valley for the next few days. we have one low moving across nevada that will help create some windy conditions. a lake wind advisory is in effect for the lake mead area through tuesday evening with gusts in excess of 30 mph. las vegas can also expect wind gusts of 30 plus mph. for tuesday a trough sliding south from the northwest will push even cooler temperatures into las vegas. daytime temperatures will
the democratic presidential nominee was caught stumbling as she got into her van after a 9- eleven ceremony sunday morning. a doctor has since diagnosed clinton with pneumonia. so the democratic candidate is cancelling today's travel plans to the west coast. cnn's dianne gallagher joins us live from washington d-c... with the latest on clinton's health scare. good morning dianne... ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib))
three other congressional leaders at a white house meeting today... to discuss the deadline to fund the government or shut it down. president obama will meet with senator reid, senate majority leader mitch mcconnell, house speaker paul ryan and house minority leader nancy pelosi at the meeting. the group is also expected to discuss a deal to
virus. the president returns to washington today from his nine-day trip to asia. in more local news... classes are cancelled again for students at walter johnson junior high. the e-p-a spent the weekend decontaminating the school and some student's homes. one family was forced to temporarily evacuate over fears that the toxic substance contaminated their home. fox5's abby theodros explains what the e-p-a found in that home.
evacuate. nattis: its unclear where it was actually found because it was so high. so we cant pin point that so we're going to do another investigation. randy nattis with the epa couldnt tell us more about the family..but we talked to this mom who says her home was inspected too. kristina langendorf: it was scary because i didnt know what to expect or what they were going to find. her home was in the clear but she still has questions like when will school re-open and where did the mercury come from? mike barton, chief student achievement officer ccsd: we do believe it was brought in potentially by student. we dont know yet but its under investigation by our school police. ccsd and the epa answered a few of our questions . including how much mercury theyve recovered so far. randy nattis, epa: upwards of a quarter of a cup to give you some context - the epa's website says youd find about point 61 grams of mercury in a baby thermometer randy nattis, epa: a quarter of a cup of mercury is a significant amount of mercury. the epa says theyre working diligently to get the school
abby theodros fox5 news local las vegas>> the e-p-a will be back on campus this morning...continui ng its decontamination work. school officials hope to have to school reopen by tuesday. the students will have to make up the school work they missed last friday and today. the 16-th annual "lucky duck festival" was a big success. the event was held at town square over the weekend. if you didn't make it... you missed out on a chance to win 250-thousand dollars in cash and other prizes. all proceeds benefit "the positively kids foundation". the organization helps medically fragile and special needs kids... all over southern nevada. "we run clinics all over town with the school district. we have a clinic over at child's havens so that helps supports the services that we provide to these
"we don't know the dollar amount yet until probably the end of next week but traditionally it raises about 50 thousand dollars for us, which is a good event." the family- friendly event was complete wtih a dance-a-thon... and free entertainment and games. the winner of the 487-million dollar powerball jackpot plans to come forward today. the winning ticket for the july 30th drawing was sold at a supermarket in new hampshire. around 10- thousand people live in the small town. the winner reportedly has "philanthropic" plans for the money. that's according to their attorney. this marks the eighth largest lottery jackpot in u-s history. there's one lady who already feels like she won the jackpot. "and the new miss america is... miss arkansas. (cheers) savvy shields." miss america 20-17 was crowned sunday night in atlantic city.
tropical storm orlene is picking up speed and strength in the pacific ocean. the storm is a few hundred miles southwest of mexico this morning. orlene emerged as a tropical depressi e sunday. the storm is expected to become a hurricane later today. as of early sunday morning... forecasters said the storm poses no threat to land. cooler temperatures are setting up in the las vegas valley for the next few days. we have one low moving across nevada that will help create some windy conditions. a lake wind advisory is in effect for the lake mead area through tuesday evening with gusts in excess of 30 mph.
of 30 plus mph. for tuesday a trough sliding south from the northwest will push even cooler temperatures into las vegas. daytime temperatures will drop to the upper 80's for wednesday. highs will begin to rebound by thursday but will only climb up to around 95 degrees. the uv index for monday is 8 or very high you're looking at
the victims of 9- eleven. overnight... two giant beams of light illuminated the new york skyline. the national september 11 memorial and museum's "tribute in light" art installation was switched on just after sundown on sunday. the beams from the 88 searchlights represent the twin towers. 15 years ago our country changed forever. coordinated terror attacks claimed the lives of almost 3- thousand americans on september 11th 20-01. on sunday, families gathered at the twin towers memorial site to read the names of the people who died in the attacks on the world trade center. here's karin caifa with more.
there were moments of silence at the exact times al qaeda hijackers flew planes into the world trade center towers... and at the moments the towers fell. family members read out the names of the victims... (nats names) and remembered those who were lost. (granvilette kestenbaum/wife of 9/11 victim howard kestenbaum) "we know the shock and grief and anger that follows, the heartache that won't heal." a moment of silence was held at the pentagon, too where president obama placed a wreath and addressed the crowd. (pres. barack obama) no font necessary "may god bless the memory of the loved ones here and across the country. they remain in our hearts." and shanksville, pennsylvania - where flight 93 crashed into a field - was not forgotten. in new york the freedom tower now stands where the twin towers once did -- a monument to resilience ...
the lives lost. in new york, i'm karin caifa.>> here at home... firefighters met downtown for an annual 9-eleven tribute. they marched to honor fallen heroes of that tragic day. nearly 4-hundred guests who took part in the march... received an american flag donated by downtown businesses. bag-pipers kicked off the night... before a moment of silence... and supporters marched under a fifty foot american flag. "its very important to us that we do this every year so that people do not forget always remeber what a tragic day that was...how important the job of a fire fighter has and how you never know what dangers you're gonna get into." along with the 343-firemen who lost their lives 15 years ago... 60 police officers also died. the "las vegas firefighters benefit association" started the event back in 20-03. now to an untold story about what our local first responders went through that day. fox5's faith tanner spoke with las vegas fire and rescue's tim szymanski about the impact of
might be under attack. (nat bell ring) they ask us never to forget and we never will. because we do it everyday on a job. everytime we go on a call, we just don't know what we're coming up against, we don't know what's there.>> throughout this story... you could hear the ringing of the bells. it's a method firefighters use to communicate with each other during emergencies. the tradition held strong sunday to honor the firefighters who lost their lives. a group of first responders in georgia geto work to honor their comrades killed on 9-eleven. the group of sixteen firefighters and two police officers climbed to the summit of stone mountain, near atlanta. the one-mile climb was the equivalent of 160- flights of stairs. the goal was to honor the 343 firefighters and paramedics who lost their lives on 9-11. we'll be right
both engines. returning immediately." the film stars tom hanks... and is directed by clint eastwood. it's based on the story of captain chelsey sullenberger. it tells the remarkable story of how he landed a plane on the hudson river in 20-09. "anna, we'd like you to stay here with us. if you ever come near anna again, i'll bust your head open" the psychological thriller "when the bough breaks" opened in second place... beginning its run with 15-million dollars. "we're trapped in here. there has to be a way out of here (screams)" and after two weekends on top, "don't breathe" fell to third place. it raked in eight- point-two million. new in theaters this week... a biopic on n-s-a
she's an adoptive mother of two. she talked about it at the toronto film festival: according to the hollywood reporter, kidman told a press conference "when you have good love like that, you flourish. however it comes your way, it comes. so it's obviously emotional for me." in hollywood, i'm david daniel.>> supporting those who support us. coming up... a fun weekend event honors the active duty military members who serve our community. plus... a show of support for children battling cancer how superheroes big and small are
crashes the party. how the search for the suspect ended. our country will never be the same after 9-eleven. local travelers explain how they feel about added security measures at the airport following the attack. the n-h-l is coming to las vegas... but our team still needs a name. owner bill foley is giving us some insight into naming our team ahead of frozen fury weekend. good morning i'm dave hall. maria has the day off. now it's time to get a first look at your fox5 weather 24-7 forcast...
cooler temperatures are setting up in the las vegas valley for the next few days. we have one low moving across nevada that will help create some windy conditions. a lake wind advisory is in effect for the lake mead area through tuesday evening with gusts in excess of 30 mph. las vegas can also expect wind gusts of 30 plus mph. for sliding south from the northwest will push even cooler temperatures into las vegas. daytime temperatures will drop to the upper 80's for wednesday. highs will begin to rebound by thursday but will only climb up to around 95 degrees. the uv index for monday is 8 or very