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tv   FOX5 News at 1100pm  FOX  September 22, 2016 11:00pm-11:30pm PDT

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live from las vegas it's time for fox5 news at 11. a youth football team kneels during the national anthem... after being inspired by 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick. why the coach says the kids were eager to protest. and one eight- year-old has won several beauty pageants... but wants to use her crowns to make a difference. ho help the local homeless community. strong winds have been blowing dust into the air. how long the gusts will stick around... we'll have those stories in a moment... but first we continue to follow breaking news on fox five news at eleven. i'm christine news on fox five news at eleven. i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck. police shut down east lake mead near pecos for a couple hours after a driver hit and killed a man crossing the road.
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lundeberg is live where it happened with new developments. investigators tell me the man who was hit and killed was outside of a cross walk. when police got here he has severe injuries he was taken to umc where he was pronounced dead. the man was trying to cross the six lanes across lake meade when a white pick up truck hit him. police tell us the female driver of that truck is shaken up but cooperating with the investigation. when police got here he has severe injuries he was taken to umc where he was pronounced dead. the man was trying to cross the six lanes across lake meade when a white pick up truck hit him. police tell us the female driver of that truck is shaken up but cooperating with the investigation
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police tell us right now as they're still out here on scene they're working to figure out how fast the car was going. right now lake a doctor accused of inappropriately touching a patient is out of jail... and his office is still open for business. staff would not tell fox five if doctor jorge burgos was still practicing... despite being charged with three felonies. but -- we were kicked off the property. according to an arrest report -- one woman claims burgos kissed and molested her. she also claims there's more victims. other patients were shocked about the allegations. "i hope it's a made up story and not true
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don't have that type of experience. i'm with dr. burgos and i really really am sorry what happened for him and i hope everything goes fine with him." police say anyone else with additional information should call north las vegas police... or you can remain anonymous at crimestoppers. it's another night of protests in charlotte, north carolina... even though a curfew has taken effect. were still out on the street... despite a curfew put into effect from midnight until six in the morning. police say they do not want to forcibly remove people... as long as the situation stays peaceful. the protests started after police shot and killed keith scott. today -- the victim's family was shown dashboard and body camera footage of the shooting. they say scott was calmly walking backward... when he was shot and killed. but -- police say scott was armed... and a gun was found by his body. during last night's violent protests -- one man was shot by another citizen...
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injuries. police say nine people were injured and 44 arrested overnight. a tulsa police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man has been charged with felony first- degree manslaughter. police say officer betty shelby was responding to a domestic violence call when she came across terene crutcher's vehicle in the middle of the street. her attorney says shelby was afraid he was reaching for a weapon -- when she fired the shot. a police video shows his hands were in the air. if convicted -- the officer faces between four years and life in prison. last weekend the the money team's red lions, a youth football program decided to stand up for what they believe in, by kneeling down on the field. the team of 6- year-olds knelt for the national anthem in a form of peaceful protest for racial justice... the players drew inspiration from san francisco 49ers' colin kaepernick we sent fox5's miguel martinez valle to the team practice tonight. he joins us now in studio to introduce us to the first graders
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love him or hate him quarterback colin kaepernick started a conversation when he knelt for the national anthem... a conversation that landed him on the cover of time magazine this week.... and a conversation that spread to some valley football fields this weekend where some 6 year olds decided to kneel down for what they believe in. what does it mean to be an american... for some it means following long held traditions... but for this group, it means taking a stand, or rather a knee, to protest racial injustice... " a few kids had expressed interest in taking a knee during the national anthem" they're young, just fivee and six years old, but the t-m-t red lions keep up with the news... " they watch everything they hear everything. especially in this day and age." coach macc tells me the players were eager to join
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" do they understand why colin kaepernek is doing that, and he said yea they understand and we discussed it" " but there was a catch...the coach says while the kneeling did fuel a conversation, the kids were also on the recieving end of some pretty nasty comments." " saying these kids are thugs, theyre going to be in prison, or theyre gonna pick up a gun by the time theyre old enough" the coach tells me he understands why some don't think kids should be involved in heated political debates... but he's not one to silence eager minds that want to be heard... " it's about the way you make your voice heard... it don't have to be violent... you can make your voice heard in a real peaceful way, and speak loud and clear, and i think on saturday those kids did that..." more than a dozen kindergarten and first graders play for the red lions. every player took a knee during the anthem, and the players families support the gesture. mmv, ffn, ll it was a windy and dusty start to the first day of fall...
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and wildfire warnings in southern nevada. some gusts reached more than forty miles per hour. let's check in with fox five's chief meteorlogist ted pretty with a look at the forecast. 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 90s for tuesday
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a local eight year old has won beauty pageants all around the country... now she wants to help the homeless here in the valley. jayliana glothon says she has enough crowns... use them to help those less fortunte. we sent fox5's cyndi lundeberg to talk to the beauty queen about her mission to help... i am 8 years old this is jayliana glothon.... my favorite colros turqoise and she loves beauty pageants... all these crowns are so special because ive worked so hard for them she's been competing in pageants since she was just three months old... jayliana - this one i got when i was one years old it was the first pagaeant i won jaliana told me she doesn't need all these crowns
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these are gems and stones and all these beautiful things jayliana says she sees people in need in las vegas... jayliana glothon- i get sad sometimes so she's organizing a donation booth in henderson. jayliana glothon- i was thinking of a new way to share my crowns drop off a donation, get a crown. jayliana glothon- ill trade in the crowns for a pair of socks so theyre not cold during the winter she'll take blankets, jackets... anything to help. jayliana glothon- im doing this for the homeless because when it comes to winter there going to get really cold and i dont want that to happen deborah wetherby mom- she has a pssion to save the world and help everybody she comes in conact wtih jayliana says pageants make her happy...
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mom- i dont know... shes just a geniuine kid and she wants the crowns to do the same for others. jayliana glothon- i hope they make them feel special and feel happy this sunday jayliana is setting up a table at a henderson gym. she will be giving away 100 crowns. she's alrady got some local businesses planning to make some big donations as well... if you want to drop off a donation, all the information is on our website fox5 vegas dot com. coming up... las vegas' n-h-l team will have an official p facility in summerlin. when construction is expected to start... and what else the property will offer to hockey fans. downtown las vegas will be transformed into something beautiful -- starting tomorrow. but... with the music festival and construction projects -- it will be congested. which areas you should steer clear of... plus... it's the first day of fall... and some are looking ahead to halloween. how much americans plan to spend on the holiday... than they have in the past eleven
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the new salami caprese panini from subway. pressed and grilled to cinematic perfection to get a golden brown crust and meld the flavors in melted cheese. part of the new chef-inspired panini collection from subway. h-l hockey team will have a place to practice in downtown summerlin. "black knight sports and entertainment" and the howard huges corporation signed a 20-year lease to build a practice facility -- near pavilion center drive and griffith peak drive. n-h-l owner bill foley says the facility will help the team work toward bringing home the stanley cup. it will also be a
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hockey... men's tournament hockey... and an ice-skating center. ground-breaking is set for later this month it should be finished by august of next year. the team -- which we know will be called "something" knights -- will play in the 2017 and 2018 season. downtown las vegas is the place to be this weekend. dozens of performers will take the stage at life is beautiful. the music festival attracts tens of thousands of which means there will be road closures and traffic. fox five's eric hilt has more on what areas to avoid. nats -- street sweeper crews are getting ready for what ndot says is the first major step of the largest road construction project in state history. "there hasn't been anything too noticable, certainly not of this scale..." over the weekend, this bridge will be demolished -- making room for the billion dollar i-15 expansion. "we'll use this hydrolic equipment that ches through
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meal like that over the next 36 hours, just like that piece by piece." "and while this bridge is being taken apart, this road will be shut down and its just one of many closures across downtown this weekend..." nats -- walking "...several streets will also be closed for the life is beautiful festival some of them like stewart are already blocked off" "its bad, sucks" this map shows the closures the run from bridger to mesquite and las vegas boulevard to 11th -- creating drivers... nats -- car and for people who live downtown -- who say they'll have to take a roundabout way just to walk home. "the people who live around here have to go half a mile to get home...i'm disabled i gotta go all the around out of my way to get home even though my home is right here just three blocks away" eric hilt fox five vegas
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traffic... n-dot says drivers going to life is beautiful will have a way to get to the world market center for parking... even though it's near where the bridge is being demolished. and for the latest traffic conditions near the life is beautiful area... download our free fox five app... and click on the traffic map. now fox5 weather 24..7. with chief meteorologist ted pretty we'll start at 59 degrees on friday morning with l 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 90s for tuesday through thursday. we'll start at 59
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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 90s for tuesday through thursday. closed captioning will resume shortly
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we'll start at 59 degrees on friday morning with light, north breezes throug 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 90s for tuesday through thursday.
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and the fall season has bloomed on the las vegas strip. bellagio's conservatory and botatnical garden bloomed on the las vegas strip. bellagio's conservatory and botatnical garden unveiled its autumn display... for the first day of fall. more than 45- thousands flower are part of the scenery. there's a 28-foot talking tree... dozens of giant pumpkins... and a lively scarecrow. you can check out the display starting now through november 25-th. it's open all day and free. retailers are up for a surprise this halloween season. a new poll from the national retail federation says americans will spend more than eight billion dollars this holiday. three billon of that will only be on costumes. the other two and a half billion on candy. but for those
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percent surveyed say they'll use pinterest and facebook to get creative with halloween supplies. up next... a woman puts herself in danger trying to get her purse back from a thief. video shows her jumping on the suspect's car... then he runs her over! we hear from her about the scary encounter. "well um we erected a donald trump statue here outside life is beautiful festival..." a naked trump statue had made its way into las vegas. some say it's art... others aren't sure what to think. we hear from the local artist who created it.
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?? what kind of person would misuse the topic of rape in a political campaign? joe heck, that's who. the truth is, as attorney general, catherine cortez masto led the fight against crimes like sexual assault and worked with republicans and democrats to make sure rape kits were administered for victims. but in washington, congressman joe heck voted against funding for rape kits. joe heck. lying about rape. part of the problem in washington. i'm catherine cortez masto
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[ricky]quality top tier gas can help engine performance. hmm,wonder what that's like... [reporter]ricky,how does it feel to be a champion? [ricky]i can't take all the credit. this guy's performance on the road inspires me. he's the real mvp! we did it,man!ha-hah! [ricky whispers]you inspire me. puts herself in a dangerous situation... after
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station. she jumped on the thieve's car to get him to stop... while he drove off. todd tongen spoke to the woman about the scary encounter. (nat sound) "it was in the blink of an eye. what is this guy doing in my car? what is he doing?" the surveillance video shows he was stealing her purse, and once janelle della-libera realized she was being ripped off in broad daylight on a saturday afternoon while pumping gas ... she says her instincts took over. (janelle della- libera/robbed and run over) "i ran around to his side of the car and got on the car in the attempt hoping that he wouldn't drive off. i reached into the driver side. i had my hand on my hand bag and at that point he drove off. so i fell off of the vehicle. when i fell on the floor my legs were out and his driver side tire drove over my foot." janelle was left lying on the ground injured but alert. the dangerous ordeal left janelle with a severely sprained ankle and lots of cuts and bruises. doctors were amazed her leg wasn't shattered. on crutches, she will be out of work for a few weeks but she will heal. meanwhile, that
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footed thief in a silver cadillac is something she will never forget. (janelle della- libera/robbed and run over) "he just kept cursing and calling me names in an attempt to scare me and get me off but i think i literally scared him to death which is what caused him to drive off." after the fact, janelle realizes she should not have fought back. that it really wasn't worth it. (janelle della- libera/robbed and run over) "he could have killed me. what if he had a gun? what if he would have been more vicious? what in the car? i mean the scenario could have played out so much worse." in georgia... security footage shows a woman shooting three men during a home invasion. you can see the suspects walking around the home with guns drawn -- looking for cash... but that's when the homeowner comes out firing her fun. as they exchange gunfire -- one of the suspects run through a glass door. police say one of the suspects was killed. the two others
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coming up... a piece of art makes it way to downtown las vegas. the naked trump statue will stay up throughtout life is beautiful. "just like never knowing whats going to come out of trumps mouth youll never know where trump is going to pop up next. hes not going away anytime soon. and neither are these statues." we hear from the local artist about why this art piece it's important to the election season. you are watching fox5 news at 11.
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we are one nation under god. that black and white, we are one nation indivisible. that republican and democrat, we are all americans. i'd like to punch him in the face. you know what they used to do to guys like that? i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot priorities usa action is responsible
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downtown las vegas. it popped up on fremont and sixth street earlier this week -- which is the same area as life is beautiful. joshue monroe -- who goes by the name "ginger" -- says he usually makes creative pieces for haunted houses. monroe tells fox five that he's not a fan of trump or clinton... but says las vegas is a major player in this election. "its weird art has stepped up in this election. chosen to voice their opionins in art. its great opportunity to get my name out there in large way. but i didnt want it to be about me. wanted it to be about trump being regular guy who has a lot of talk but not a lot of other stuff." monroe expects the trump statue to stay in place throughout life is beautiful... which kicks off tomorrow through the weekend. life is beautiful headliner -- major lazer -- performs this sunday... but the crew already made plans to come back to las vegas again. plans to come


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