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live from las vegas. your only choice for live local news right now. with emmy award winner john huck. christine maddela. and weather 24/7 with 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 big construction project and a big music festival will create big headaches for downtown drivers this weekend. several streets will be shut down for life is beautiful and a major step in the i-15 expansion will block off more roads. here's a look at what streets are shut down this weekend... you can see streets from bridger to mesquite and from las vegas boulevard to 11th... but these aren't the only streets shut down this weekend... a major step in project neon will close symphony park avanue as crews tear a bridge going over the road. that street will
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under the 15 from friday to sunday. "hydrolic equipment that ches through concrete and we'll take it down piece meal like that over the next 36 hour period." there will be a lot of road closures downtown this weekend. fox5vegas dot com will have details on which streets are closed and when. police believe a person found wounded at an apartment complex near base - attempted to rob someone before being shot. metro says officers responded to multiple calls of a shooting - around 3-30 this morning - near craig and las vegas boulevard. security personnel at extended stay complex nellis suites informed police about hearing gunshots. police say the robbery victim said he was in the area to meet a woman who he met online. when the robbery victim arrived at nellis suites - the meeting place - the woman and another man met with the person and tried to rob him.
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fire on the male robber. the wounded person was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. both the wounded robber and the woman involved in the holdup were booked on conspiracy to commit robbery counts. the robber, who was booked in absentia, was additionally booked on a count of robbery with a deadly weapon. police said the armed robbery victim is not expected to face charges. a north las vegas doctor is out of jail... on six thousand dollars bail. 50-year-old jorge burgos was arrested yesterday - near lake mead bruce - and charged with multiple counts of open and gross lewdness. according to an arrest report - the victim described feeling uncomfortable around the doctor to investigators. the victim says things got worse - and progressed to touching and attempted kissing. a former unlv runnin' rebel says his cars were broken into - and believes the crook used a wireless hacking device to access the locked vehicles. surveillance video shows a man
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he looks in the driver's side of a car before turning around and looking into the passenger side of another vehicle. he then walks around the back of the second car and opens the door. wink adams said the car doors were locked. "you are entitled to have that privacy, and having someone walk up on your property, getting inside your car, it's very uncomfortable," adams thinks the criminal was using some kind of device - used to intercept and replay wireless codes for cars and garage doors. he said his wife's car was broken into wednesday morning as well. he filed a police report - but no word on any suspects. you can stay up- to-date... with fox five using your mobile device. just head to fox five vegas dot com... and download our app. it's the best resource... for breaking news... weather... and traffic. the great wall of china... is looking a bit different these days. why some are calling it the worst renovation project ever. plus - what makes these piglets so different from the rest.
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i know more about isis then the generals john mccain, a war hero. he's not a war hero, he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured ok. donald trump compared his sacrifices to the sacrifices of two parents who lost their son in war. how would you answer that father? what sacrifice have you made for your country?
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i've had tremendous success, i think... those are sacrifices? some are calling it the world's worst restoration. china has covered portions of the cement. a county cultural relics bureau reportedly ordered a 700- year-old stretch to be covered with a smooth white cement trail. they were hoping to restore decaying parts. the repair work took place in 2014. but photos of the job were recently posted and have drawn some outrage. great wall of china society's deputy director says the restoration damaged the original look of the great wall... and - quote - "took away the history from the people." the san diego zoo welcomes the
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take a look at these newborn babirusa piglets! they have slim, deer-like limbs and a stocky pig body and snout. and it's the first time these animals have been born at the zoo. their mother gave birth to them on september sixth... but, the sex of the piglets have yet to be determined. "they are starting to come out of the barn more with their mom. and we're seeing a lot of fun interactions with them running through her legs and when we see her sleeping sometimes they're laying on top of her and just getting inhe to eat and they're really having fun interactions together." the zoo says sulawesi babirusas are native to indonesia. they inhabit tropical rain forests, and prefer to live on banks of rivers and swamps. look out below... a dam can't keep this boat from toppling over. some amazing video - caught by
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"the race for the white house continues to tighten, as candidates react to the unrest in north carolina. i'm lauren blanchard in washington, with more coming up." your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live
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congressman heck's become part of the problem in washington. heck voted to protect perks for politicians like himself, allowing congressmen to travel on private jets at taxpayer expense and voted members of congress, like himself, ck even voted to allow congressmen to take their pay during a government shutdown. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible
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donald trump is promising to implement a national anti- crime agenda in the wake of violent rioting in north carolina. this comes as his rival - hillary clinton - spends the day prepping
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against trump in the first presidential debate this coming monday ... lauren blanchard is in washington with the latest from the campaign trail ... trump says: "i want to address turmoil occurring in our country." donald trump -- talking about overnight violence in charlotte, north carolina ... the riots -- sparked by a officer involved shooting that left a 43-year- old black man dead. trump says: "we have some real problems, and we do have a wounded country ... / trump's rival -- hillary clinton -- spending the day off the trail ... behind closed doors, prepping to face off against trump in the first presidential debate on monday ... clinton's campaign acknowledging the debate will be an important night for the candidates ... and is putting pressure on the moderator to ask equally as tough questions. palmieri says: "a lot of times it's just a higher level of
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on policy than he gets, because he hasn't put up as much." while the campaigns are gearing up for what could be their biggest night yet... some analysts say the debates are not necessarily make or break this far into the election cycle ... sabato says: "sometimes they move the needle ... but often they move it only for a few days, or a week, or ten days -- and then it goes back ... the campaign goes back to where it was, at least in the poll or polling averages." blanchard ((on-cam tag)) says: "with just four days go before the first debate, the latest real clear politics average of polls shows clinton's lead narrowing to only two points nationally. in washington, lauren blanchard, fox news." recent polls show clinton and trump... neck and neck - here in nevada. military dogs protect and serve... and now they need you to give them a temporary home before they go off to work. lackland air force base in san antonio is looking for families to help to raise military dogs. the base is home to the only
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defense breeding program... and also the largest military dog training facility in the world where pups are being trained to help find explosives - especially with i- e-ds being the main threat to service members over seas. but before the dogs get deployed, they have to go to a foster family until they reach 7 months old. "i heard from a marine. i went on many missions we were always ok. the first time we left the wire without a dog is when i got blown up." while many of the trained dogs go into the military - others work in law enforcement and t-s-a. the smithsonian institution in washington is opening its 19th museum this weekend. the much- anticipated national museum of african american history and culture celebrates the art, life, and history of some of the most influencial black leaders. dianne gallagher got a sneak peek. situated on america's front yard...
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monument... now sits the final piece of the national mall... the national museum of african american history and culture an imposing, majestic project more than a century in the making... (lonnie bunch, director, national museum of african american history and culture) this is a place that looks back, that revels in the past, but points us to the future the smithsonian's 19th museum showcases the good, the bad and the ugly parts of the african american experience... 400 years come to life in more than 30-thousand artifacts. (lonnie bunch, director, national museum of african american history and culture) you get to remember all these people who have been left out of history, therefore their lives matter. their stories matter. the other thing you do, is this is framed in a way that says, this is everybody's story. it's not black people's story, it's the story of america. ...featuring the highest of the highs...barack obama's presidential inaguration and the lowest of the lows... like these tiny shackles used on children or this 1835 bill of sale for a 16-year-old girl called polly the museum is still putting on the
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but for a project that began with zero artifacts- the debut collection is astounding- from slave and freemans cabins a stearman biplane flown by the tuskeegee airmen a greensboro lunch counter and slave revolt leader, nat turner's, bible. to chuck berry's candy red cadillac and george clinton's p-funk mothership (lonnie bunch, director, national museum of african american history and culture) the goal was to find that tension between moments of tears and moments of great joy architects worked for years on it's unique design... the shape reminscent of an african headdress the intricate facade inspired by the iron work of slaves in charleston and new orleans... (phil freelon, lead architect, national museum of african american history and culture) we felt it was important for the building to be distinctive in some way, not just another marble box on the mall the museum opens to the public september 24th. in washington, dianne gallagher. the museum also addresses the recent - and ongoing - "black lives matter" movement - and related police shootings. news cameras were rolling
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a dam on lake arbutus (arb-you- tis) in hatfield, wisconsin. "well, you feel sorry for the boat owner obviously. it wasn't anything they were expecting." heavy rain caused water levels to quickly rise two to three feet... the boat is one of many that became unattached and the current swept them away. people stood nearby watching the scene unfold. the owners of boats that went over the dam were encouraged to just count the destroyed vessels a loss... the hatfield fire captain says the boats will most likely stay at the bottom of the river. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty we'll start at 59 degrees on friday morning with light, north breezes through the day
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great with mid-80s and plenty of sun and light north breezes. we'll warm up next week with 88 on monday..then 90s for tuesday through thursday. we'll start at 59 degrees on friday morning with light, north breezes through the day and a high of 81. the weekend is looking great with mid-80s and plenty of sun and light north breezes. we'll warm up next week with 88 on monday..then
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through thursday. closed captioning
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one teenager was stuck walking to work... without a ride. we'll tell you about a friend - who came to his aid. this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live local news right
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jim dunlap: too many nevada police officers
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the truth is, we make it too easy for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill to buy guns. they get them at gun shows or online from strangers, no questions asked. so here's something we can do to honor the fallen: close the background check loophole. that will help prevent future cop killings. it works. in states that have closed the loophole, nearly half as many police officers have been shot and killed in the line of duty. background checks save lives.
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here's a look at some of the 'all new' stories we are working for fox5 news at six. we only know half the name of the las vegas hockey franchise... but now we have a practice facility! where it will start being built later this month. fans of "back to the future" were obsessed with the self-tying sneakers... along with one shoe company. we'll have a sneak power-lacing shoes created by nike. plus... happy first day of fall! where you can celebrate the autumn season -- here in the valley. a truly moving story... a teen has been walking two hours to work each way - every day. now an unexpected act of kindness cut his hefty commute in half. police officer-- "kirk keffer"-- spotted "jourdan duncan" walking and decided to give him a ride. that's when the two started talking and became friends.
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department was so impressed with the teen's drive and hard work-- that they decided to surprise him with a brand new mountain bike. "there's not a lot of 18 year olds out there that have this dedication and this work ethic. we just wanted to make sure that he knew how much i appreciated what he's doing." "this bike is my best friend. my best friend, right here. i love this bike." jourdan says he hopes to become a police officer one day. the department is working on ride-a-long. thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 6
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horner: i was proud to stand for our country. i will not stand for congressman hardy and donald trump insulting seniors and veterans. hardy wants to raise the retirement age and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society.
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dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. live from las vegas fox5 news at 6 starts now. closed captioning will resume shortly tens of thousands will head to "life is beautiful" starting tomorrow... and it's going to cause delays for drivers in the area. which roads you should avoid this weekend... we've seen some strong winds and dust in the air. how long it's expected to last... and how much the temperatures will drop tomorrow morning. this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas the first day of fall started out windy and dusty... causing wildfire warnings and air quality advisories in southern nevada.

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