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live from las vegas it's time for fox5 news at 11. closed captioning will resume shortly voters are not waiting for election day to cast their ballots... and they're breaking records in clark couy! why voters say the earlier... the better. a local haunted house attraction is one of the best in the country... but requires you to sign a waiver. why some guests say it's gone too far. this is fox5 news at 11. local las vegas. it was a rainy start to the work week! there was thunder and lightning all around the valley today. here's a look at the rain pouring down in henderson. the storms didn't
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much quieter. let's check in with fox five's meteorlogist sam argier with a first look at weather. now fox5 weather 24/7 with meterologist sam argier showers and isolated thunderstorms remain in the forecast through the early evening around las vegas. rain tapers off after 10 p.m. overnight temperatures in the 60s. plenty of sun is on the way for tuesday with temperatures back in the low 80s and upper 70s. wednesday and thursday stay dry under partly cloudy skies. our next chance of rain will be on friday with the chance of a few showers lingering
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it's been called one of the top 4 haunted houses in the world... but its r rating and mandatory waiver have also proved too much for some guests. miguel martinez valle to the local freaklinng brothers trilogy of terror haunted houses. he joins us now with an inside look at all the spooks . john cindy as the name suggests the trilogy of terror a consist of three different haunted houses there's the coven there's the vampire one and the infamous gates of hell that is the one that requires you to sign a waiver because it's hands on they're
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you push you shock you and it's caused quite a bit of controversy. if it's horror your after... there's a place in las vegas that's scared off some of the thoughest thrill seekers jt moller, vp of freakling brothers "we opened up the gates of hell and we went immediately from being a locals favorite to being a worldwide favorite" the extreme haunt is part of the freakling brothers trilogy of terror... but unlike the other houses it's rated r... you basically sign away your soul to even get in ... jt moller, vp of freakling brothers "the minute they signed it there turned over to us have our way with that" the waivers meant as a warning but it hasn't stopped angry guests from taking to the internet jt moller, vp of freakling brothers "you have to sign a waiver that explains there may be physical contact you may hear profane language you'll see extremely violent situations" i talked to our fox5 legal expert about these kinds of waivers... he says as with many haunted house warnings... the extent of the injury is what's gonna determine if it holds up in court. the touching and the waiver it's upsets some and
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... jacques berry "but as far as this one goes they touch you and i don't know it's too much for me" but it wasn't gone scare me off... i checked out the controversial haunt myself let's just say... even with the warning... you never really know what to expect just like there are those who swear theyll never come back, there are others who do it year after year... ashlie orgueta " i personally do like it. he didn't want to go in but i like it" and even some who can't wait to lily hamm, 10 year old thrill seeker "when i'm 16 i'm going to go there i'm going to get shocked i'm gonna have fun i'm going to scream" the gates of hell haunt isn't for everyone... the freaklinng brothers know that. and they're proud of it. "it was built to be controversial we wanted to be controversial so we like that some people are angry about the experience when they come out we tell them next time you come going to castle vampire coven 13 don't going to gates of hell" closed captioning
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the other large haunted house in the valley is at the adventuredome at circus circus.. it's called fright dome... and none of its characters are allowed to touch you. after being stabbed in the neck while showing a house... and spending two weeks in a coma....a local realtor speaks out about the attack. ryan vegas has been home for a week now. he says last month -- he had just sold a house... and was about to head home... when the
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back in -- because he had more questions. the suspect daniel mora took a butcher knife to ryan's neck twice... but the mother and father stopped mora from stabbing him again. "he stuck me twice, right between my vocal cord and my main vein, if i would have tried fighting or going sideways, i wouldn't be here right now." "i was saying my prayers, i was ready to meet god, i was ready to see jesus." vega tells fox five he believes mora planned the whole thing... but that it was not personal. vega says he has forgiven mora for the attack. and... a u-n-l-v professor brutally attacked while jogging... has been upgraded to fair condition. leslie griffin is a professor at the william s boyd school of law. police say she was in critical condition... after being attacked on october 7-th in henderson... by 23-year-old michael mattingly. he's also accused of trying to carjack a woman who stopped to
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in clark county, early voters are heading to the polls in record numbers. faith tanner is live at an early voting location near charleston and nellis. after talking to people about why they chose not to wait until election day. latest numbers for voter turnout for today 32,500 today as of 6 p.m. "i wanted to get my vote cast as soon as possible" thousands of people lining up to cast their ballots for early voting. : "people work different hours especially here in vegas that they can't get to a poll very easily on one day, this gives more people the opportunity to voice their opinion" clark county is seeing record numbers of people voting early.
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two days of early voting-- more than 70- thousand people showed up to the polls. and the turnout has stayed steady. : this line was probably 5 times longer than it was last year but it still moved very quickly" : i took time off of work today so since it was raining i figured it was a good time to come out and vote" with dozens of early voting sites around the valley--- those who've already made up their minds-- say-- why wait? "unless you're i think you should cast your vote as early as you can in case somthing happens and you don't get a chance to cast your vote" "i used to support one candidate that i'm not supporting now so i had to come and make sure my vote got counted as soon as possible" it's a historic turnout.... for a historic election... for the first time--- a woman is on the ballot for president. and whether they support her or not--- some say it's a moment to recognize how far our country has
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early voting lasts until november 4-th. for all the information on early voting sites near you just head to our website fox 5
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and the wife of democratic vice presidential nominee -- tim kaine -- will push early voting in las vegas. anne holton will hold a roundtable discussion on education... and campaign on behalf of hillary clinton. it's set for 2-30 p-m tomorrow at the nevada state college. the las vegas review journal has become the first major newspaper to endorse donald trump. the r-j says it believes the republican nominee is america's answer to the "frustration and disillusionment today with the political institutions that govern the nation." trump later tweeted a "thank you" to the newspaper... which has around 200- thousand readers. in december of last year -- the r-j was sold to republican casino mogul sheldon adelson. and... the latest poll shows hillary clinton leads donald trump by five points... in the final two weeks of the presidential race. that's according to a new c-n-n/o- r-c poll. right now -- it has the democratic nominee just shy of the 50-percent mark. trump is at 44- percent... while
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unlv athletic director -- tina kunzer murphy -- will take on a new position with the university. she plans to transition to a fundraising role with the unlv foundation. "i want to make it clear i love what i do here at unlv. i have great passion for athletics. i feel everyday is gift to be director here. and its a job that if i could i would do it forever but those things dont always happen that way..." kunzer-murphy's contract expires in december... but she will stay on until june 2017. she has led the university's athletic department since 2013... where she started in an interim role. she also oversaw the hiring of football coach tony sanchez and basketball coach marvin menzies. facilities were also upgraded... and athletes improved academically under her lead. it was an interesting scene outside a local magician's house.
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home! why it was there in the first place... your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is
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putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. planned parenthood should absolutely be defunded. ressman hardy said he supported trump 100%. like trump, hardy opposed legislation to ensure equal pay. and hardy fought to defund planned parenthood, just like trump. ruben kihuen respects women. kihuen fought for equal pay for equal work. and ruben kihuen will protect our right to make our own health decisions.
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wolfson: i'm a prosecutor. locking up criminals is my job.
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and flat out wrong. nick: swapping guns with your buddies when hunting or at the shooting range? question 1 won't change that one bit. steiber: here's the only change. current law requires background checks at gun stores. question 1 applies the same rules to all gun sales - including at gun shows and online. that's all. and that fix makes it harder for criminals. safer for us. vo: background checks save lives. yes on question 1. recommendations to prevent sudden infant deaths. the new report by the "american academy of pediatrics" says it reduces the risk by 50-percent. doctors say babies should not have crib bumpers, blankets, or toys in their cribs. but there is one change... doctors say babies should stay in the same room as their parents at least six months... preferably up to a year. "when we say in the same room, we certainly don't
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promoting bed sharing, they are promoting keeping the child in your room in a safe sleeping environment next to your bed. when we teach classes to new parents, we often tell them to use a bassinet or a pack n play, something they can put right next to their bed." doctors aren't sure why room- sharing is so effective... but they do say it does help prevent sids-related deaths. destruction today at a well- known home in the southwest valley. "if we're not going to live is. we're driving a tank through the damn thing." that, of course, is local magician penn jillette... and the house he's talking about is this one.. called "the slammer". today -- he had a tank drive through it! seriously... a real tank. he's shooting a movie... and using his old house in the final scene. "the idea is that the slammer, my house, is an area that keeps everybody in their prime, no matter how sick, how old or even how young they are they go
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right about 20. and this is a cult that is led by me and someone who comes in there decides to destroy the cult and ives a tank through the house and that lets out all the powerful ju-ju and everybody goes back to their original states." this was the last day of filming for the movie titled "the grounds". if you're wondering where he got a tank -- it's from the off-strip shooting range called "battlefield vegas". they allow you to rent the tank to crush cars. while the rain was soaking the valley throughout the day... a blanket of snow fell on lee canyon. take a look at the spring mountains today. you can see the first snow of the season! it's right on the ridgeline above the lee canyon ski area. the folks at lee canyon sent us these pictures... and say the snow fell just above ten-thousand feet below that -- it was raining. lee canyon says they use the rain water for snow- making later in the season. now fox5 weather
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meterologist sam argier showers and isolated thunderstorms remain in the forecast through the early evening around las vegas. rain tapers off after 10 p.m. tonight with overnight temperatures in the 60s. plenty of sun is on the way for tuesday with temperatures back in the low 80s and upper 70s. wednesday and thursday stay dry under partly cloudy skies. our next chance of rain will be on friday with the chance of a few
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through the upcoming weekend. showers and isolated thunderstorms remain in the forecast through the early evening around las vegas. rain tapers off after 10 p.m. tonight with overnight temperatures in the 60s. plenty of sun is on the way for tuesday with temperatures back
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wednesday and thursday stay dry under partly cloudy skies. our next chance of rain will be on friday with the chance of a few showers lingering through the upcoming weekend.
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and for the latest weather updates... download our free fox five app. now there are two places in the valley to snag a good ole country style meal. cracker barrel officially opened it's second restaurant in north las vegas -- near craig and losee. the chain is famous for its dishes that taste home-cooked and its retail store that sells old- school candy... toys... and games. the restaurant is open seven days a week. this new location adds 275 jobs to the valley. and speaking of jobs... if you're looking for work this holiday season... the gold coast will host a career fair tomorrow and wednesday. companies like nike... u-p-s... and boyd gaming will need to fill positions in different areas. resorts like caesars... the cosmopolitan... tuscany... planet hollywood and bally's will also be there. it starts at eleven a-m and goes on until two. make sure you come dressed up with multiple copies of your resume. las vegas goes over the top for every occasion... especially on the scariest night of the year! how the city
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destinations... and how much americans will shell out on costumes and parties for the holiday. and... it's a brutal season premiere to "walking dead". how the zombie drama is breaking records online...
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robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq, and i've been a republican all my life. but i'm the father of three girls. i can't stand hearing donald trump call women pigs, dogs, and bimbos...and i sure
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and respected. donald trump's america is not the country i fought for. so, i'm voting for hillary clinton. hillary clinton:
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from the scariest day of the year -- halloween! many are rushing to buy their costumes and candy... and americans aren't afraid to spend some cash this holiday. that's according to wallet-hub! our city is number 10 in the top 20 cities for halloween. santa ana, california took the top spot. the finance website looked at factors like number of candy stores per capita, halloween forecast, and cost of a halloween party
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this year, americans will spend about eight point four billion dollars on the holiday... which is a billion dollars more than last year. and... many americans will be munching on reese's this halloween. that's according to "offers dot com". the site put together each state's favorite candy on the holiday. overall -- more than 40-percent of the country will be eating reese's... followed by kit kat... then m&m's. the "walking dead" is back! fans across the world freaked out over the season seven debut last night... that it broke a new twitter record. the a-m-c show was the most- tweeted t-v episode of this year -- not including sports or special events. that's according to twitter. globally -- there were more than four-million tweets. the zombie drama has been considered one of the most buzz- worthy t-v series. last season -- it was the number one most tweeted series in the u-s. they're back by popular demand! the backstreet boys will kickoff their residency next year... but it's not enough for las
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"larger than life" residency... even larger! you spend a lot of time opening doors for these little guys. but congressman heck opens them for these guys -- special interests and the billionaire koch brothers. they spent millions supporting heck, and heck supports their agenda -- special tax breaks even for corporations shipping jobs overseas. worse, heck pays for them by cutting education and raising taxes on us. dscc is responsible
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return of the backstreet boys in las vegas. now -- the group's new residency is "larger than life" -- literally! "all you people cant you see cant you see love effcting reality. you can make it right. makes you larger than life." because of overwhelming demand... more dates have been added to the backstreet boys residency at planet hollywood. there will be eight shows in april of next year. tickets for those go on sale this friday. and before the "boys" take over planet hollywood... the winner of "america's got talent" will take the stage with her own show! grace vanderwaal will kick off her residency at the axis theater on thursday. the 12-year-old was known for performing original songs on

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