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your only choice for live local news right now. with emmy award winner john huck. christine maddela. and weather 24/7 chief meteoroligist ted pretty. this is fox5 news at 5:30. local las vegas. thanks for joining us for your only local news at 5:30. let's get you up to date with the latest local headlines. a bicyclist was killed - after being hit by a truck last night. the driver was taken into custody after police say he took off on foot. 43-year-old luis aguilar-lujan was found at his home - which matched
vehicle. metro says he was suspected of being under the influence of alcohol. the collision happened shortly before 9 p-m... near torrey pines and charleston. metro says the truck... a ford f- 150... drove off the road - over- corrected... hitting both the bicyclist and a wall. a family heard - and felt - the crash near their home. "he did try to flee, he tried to turn on the truck and step back and forth.. the gas was coming out from the bottom." "i saw the guy, he was getting out through here and we saw him walking down there. he seemed drunk, he did seem drunk and he actually did fall in front of the house." the bicyclist was taken to u-m-c and declared dead. the coroner confirmed the victim's identity as 42-year-old jeremy chad clark. the suspect in a fatal shooting at a las vegas apartment complex has been found in arizona. asa brown was taken into custody sunday in
he was identified as a suspect in a shooting last friday. police found a person with a gunshot wound on a second floor landing - on sierra vista - near desert inn and maryland parkway. the victim was rushed to the hospital - and declared dead. according to investigators - the victim had gotten into an argument with brown just before the shooting. a murder suspect who broke out of police custody appears in two courtrooms this morning. this time...alonso perez was in handcuffs, over fingerless gloves attached to his pants. perez was scheduled for two arraignments this morning, the first for murder... he then appeared in court alongside his accomplice...diana herrera. . you recieved that sir? and you understand what you're being charged with? so we'll appoint a public defender to represent you on this matter as well mr. perez. thank you sir. perez is accused of fatally shooting 31-year- old mohammad robinson. he broke out of a police interrogation room while being questioned about that murder...and was caught four
two plane crashes - just 12 days apart - near the international airport in reno. how people on the ground escaped injury - as debris hit cars in the parking lot. this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live local news right over 20,000 nevadans rely on planned parenthood for access to basic health services and critical cancer screenings. but congressman heck voted to defund planned parenthood and was willing to shut down the government over it. heck opposed roe v. wade and voted to criminalize abortion.
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plane crash in sparks. "not only here at tahoe international but in my 25 year career in airport public relations have never seen two fatal crashes outside of the air races that were this close in time of fatalities so incredibly unusual, unheard of hear at reno tahoe international." investigators are still looking into what exacty caused the crash. the f-a-a says the pilot ran into some kind of technical difficulty. a u-s attorney confirms michael sandford will plead guilty tomorrow in u-s district court. he is the british man accused of trying to kill presidential nominee donald trump during a june campaign rally here in las vegas. metro police say sandford tried to steal a gun from an officer at the treasure island casino - when he was captured and arrested. the suspect later told police he had practiced at a las vegas gun range - to prepare for an assination attempt against trump. no word yet on the conditions of a guilty plea. students stay home - yet another day - as the e-p-a
discovery of mercury at a valley school. but could there also be legal consequences? "inside the law" is coming up - in just a moment. your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next the e-p-a says it's found a i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i know more about isis then the generals do. john mccain, a war hero. he's not a war hero,
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eal mvp! we did it,man!ha-hah! [ricky whispers]you inspire me. [announcer]arco.quality top tier gas for less. significant amount of mercury at walter johnson junior high school. the investigation began last week - when a few dribbles of the neurotoxin were first discovered - and forced more than a thousand students into a quarantine that lasted overnight. the e-p-a said today that more than a quarter cup of mercury has been cleaned up so far on campus. mercury was first found at the school just before noon on
prompting a screening for 12- hundred students that lasted for 17 hours. the clark county school district says it's believed a student brought in the mercury but that there was no malicious intent behind it. last week - a parent told fox five about how her child described the substance "he saw whatever it was, the liquid on the floor, in the hallway in the sport area. he told the teacher and she said don't worry about it. after a few minutes he dropped his pen.and he was about to the chair and saw whatever it was he said it was a lot of them. " "he thought it was a stone or somethinig and then he said he couldn't touch it because it was kind of running away. this you-tube video shows what mercury could look like.... and how children could be attracted to playing with it. but - doctors warn not to do this.... saying mercury is extremely toxic and dangerous. symptoms include headaches - nausea - vommiting
extreme exposure could affect the liver and kidneys. "when woman are pregnant, we tell them to avoid a lot of fish products as an example of why mercury poisoning, mercury toxicity can affect the neurological and cognitive development of a fetus so we know that there is potentially fatal outcomes in that regard as well so it's another distinct population group that you have to be worried about when it comes to exposure risks like this too. and - could there be legal consequences as well. fox five legal analyst bob massi joins us now - for inside the law.
as always you can send questions and comments about inside the law to bob dot massi at fox five vegas dot com. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted gusts to 40 mph expected on tuesday afternoon with a cooler high of 89 degrees. gust decrease late tuesday and leave behind light breezes and a high of 87 on wednesday with plenty of sun. we'll warm back up to the low 90s thursday and friday. the
feature highs right at average for this time of the year with 95 saturday, 96 sunday. gusts to 40 mph expected on tuesday afternoon with a cooler high of 89 degrees. gust decrease late tuesday and leave behind light breezes and a high of 87 on wednesday with plenty of sun. we'll warm back up to the low 90s thursday and friday. the weekend will feature highs right at average for this time of the year with 95 saturday, 96
gusts to 40 mph expected on tuesday afternoon with a cooler high of 89 degrees. gust decrease late tuesday and leave behind light breezes and a high of 87 on wednesday with plenty of sun. we'll warm back up to the low 90s thursday and friday. the weekend will feature highs right at average for this time of the year with 95 saturday, 96 sunday.
the u-s department of transportation has approved an application by hainan airlines - to launch the first ever non-stop flights between las vegas and beijing. december bookings are now open. for outbound travel... select dates between december and april are just 650 dollars round- trip. the prices are quite a bit higher around the holidays. the flight departs mccarran international at 12-30 p-m... and arrive at beijing's capital airport at 5-30 p-m the
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starts now. closed captioning will resume shortly a woman says she wa restaurant inside the silver nugget casino... when she was bit by a bug on her leg. now -- the restaurant is closed. we hear the statement from silver nugget casino about what they're doing to keep guests and employees safe. after coming down with pneumonia -- hillary clinton makes changes to her schedule in las vegas. who will be stepping in for the presidential nominee. this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas walter johnson junior high students are going back to school..