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morning. good morning i'm maria silva. i'm alyssa deitsch. now it's time to get a first look at your fox5 weather 24-7 forcast... cassandra jones joins us now. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another cold morning th into the 30's before sunrise. we'll see a few clouds drift across the area, keeping temperatures up just a degree or two compared to last night. skies will be mostly sunny on thursday with a forecast high of 55 degrees in las vegas and afternoon breezes 10-20 mph. another system dives into the area friday, bringing another shot of cool air along with gusty winds out of the north. high temperatures will be in the mid to low 50s with wind gusts around 30 mph. the
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will be east of las vegas along the colorado river. a wind advisory takes effect at 7 am friday for mesquite, moapa, laughlin, and lake havasu city. it stays breezy on saturday with upper 50s before highs rebound back to 60 degrees on sunday. take advantage of the milder day on sunday because even colder air arrives early next week. ((anchor chat)) good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk later this
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police will announce a new program ... asking for your help to solve crimes. it's called vegas safe cam... and it'll use your home or business surveillance to catch criminals. fox5's cyndi lundeberg tells us how this program will work.
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her car was returned. im thankful i had the surveillnace video and im hoping metro will use it to catch these people and prosecute them that is exactly what metro wants to do with their new program called... vegas safe cam. jodi vecchio - im hoping this program can decrease crime in the valley here's how vegas safe cam works... businesses and homeowners wold install surveillnace sytems then register them with metro police. if theres a crime in your area police would contact you to look at your video... or if you notice somethign in your videos.... you could contact investigators yourself. jodi vecchio - i hope it works metro wants everyone to know unless there is a crime they would not be monitoring your system... and your video would only be used for official police investigations. jodi vecchio - i hope this program will go well and theyll use the fotoage jodi vecchio is still spooked a criminal came into her garage and so close to her family... but hopes her story encourages more people to get surveillance for their homes.. and hopes police will monitor the video coming in to solve crime. jodi vecchio - you put it on your house and its going to protect you nad your family and hopefully it will deter the criminals
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rover was returned... a man said he bought it for 15-hundred dollars, there was a little damage and all her christmas presents were stolen... but the man who stole her car... has not been identified or arrested. thats where you come in... this is the man jodi says is repsonisble.... take a good look and call police if you recognize him. cyndi lundeberg fox5 news local las vegas>> people across the valley are receiving racist letters. the offensive notes are being sent on letterhead from a local h-o-a and a law firm. the letters, containing racial slurs seem to be mailed at random and have been circulating for about a year. john leach says
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nor the spring valley neighborhood homeowners association has anything to do with these letters. "they've gone to reno, theyve gone to mesquite, they've gone all over the place....to categorize people in the way that theyve done, to me its a hate crime." leach says he's talked with metro, the fbi, even the u.s. department of justice all to try and stop these hateful letters from being sent out. the days of free parking on the strip are coming to an end. m-g-m, caesars, and wynn resorts have all announced new parking fees for their properties. caesars entertainment will start charging 8 to 18 dollars for valet parking, depending on the location. vistors will also have to pay to self-park. those prices have not been announced yet. but there's good news for locals.... we'll be able to self park for free. at least for now. less then a day after the announcement from caesars, wynn resorts
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drivers will be charged 13 to 18- dollars for valet parking. but self parking at wynn and encore will still be free for now. locals and tourists we spoke with say paying to park is a sign that times are changing. "20 bucks that you could use for a meal or something now you have to spend on parking that kinda sucks" "we came here 43 years ago where we could stay at a hotel for 19 dollars, so things have changed!" m-g-m started the pay-to-park trend back in june. free at all m-g-m properties through the end of the year with valid i-d. the changes for caesars and wynn resorts will take place in the next few weeks. it's time to deck the halls. but beware, those beautiful decorations can become holiday hazards if they aren't used properly. the consumer product safety commission warns that two holiday staples, candles and trees, can be fire risks. make sure you don't put candles too close to drapes or other fabrics. and never leave
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you water your tree regularly, especially if its decorated with lights. and parents, place those smaller ornaments out of reach of your little ones. and keep an eye on fragile or glass decorations, if they break your child could get cut. safety should always be a top priority during the holidays. it's time to fill the fire truck. the annual holiday toy drive starts today, at all clark county fire stations. the fire department is partnering with the southern nevada burn foundation for the 15th annual toy drive. now through december 18th, you can donate new, unwrapped toys or gift cards at any clark county fire station. your donations will benefit local kids who would otherwise go without presents this year. the annual 98- point-five kluc toy drive kicks off today. last year, the toy drive collected almost six-thousand bikes and more than 430-thousand dollars in gift cards and cash donations. that's in addition to over 30 semi-
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the 18th annual toy drive takes place in the n-v energy parking lot. they need bikes... toys... cash and gift cards. 98-point-5's chet buchanan will be there for the next 12 days collecting your donations. our second annual take 5 to care holiday food drive continues at vons and albertsons. fox5 and our take5 to care sponsors are collecting food end of the year. you can drop off your non- perishable items in store or donate cash right at the register. a new york man didn't have to go to the end of the rainbow to get a pot of gold... nope, he just took one right out of an armored truck. now... police are on the hunt for him. students say: "yes!" students say: "we're gonna do this!" students say: "we are going to break a world record!" find out what all
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about next.
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closer look at the wreckage from monday's deadly plane crash in colombia. investigators say the pilot radioed- in saying the plane was in a total electric failure and was without fuel before it went down, killing 71 people. the charter flight from bolivia included members of the brazilian chapecoense soccer squad. three players, two crew members and one journalist survived. as people in cuba continue to mourn the death of fidel castro... the late leader's ashes are now on a four-day journey across the island nation. "it's so painful because he's an admirable man, we all love him, he's respected, there are no words." "we feel really proud for everything he has left us, it's been a great thing, fidel passed before us right now but he will remain with all of us." the flag-covered casket containing castro's ashes
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are headed to santiago where castro began the revolution in 19-53. fidel castro's funeral is scheduled for sunday. president obama will not be attending but will send a top white house aide in his place. "i've called the other shelters here, they said she isn't there...just hoping for a miracle." "that's the hard part. you just don't know if it's still going to be there or not. we may go back to absolutely nothing. but we have each other, and that's all that matters. we made it out with our lives." this morning president obama is offering support to families devastated by the wildfires in tennessee. seven people have lost their lives so far... many others are still missing. fox's jonathan serrie has explains how rain is helping firefighters beat back the flames.
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tennessee cooled hot spots still smoldering from wildfires that had expanded into residential areas. but the large quantity of rain came as a mixed blessing to firefighters. miller says: "a new challenge that the weather is creating for us, after the fact, is we are experiencing some small mudslides and rockslides because there's no longer that foliage that's holding everything together." the storms also produced heavy trees and power lines - limiting access to hard-hit areas. survivors are sharing stories of narrow escapes. michael luciano posted this video after he and his brother fled a fire engulfing their neighborhood. their exit route blocked, the pair had to turn around and head back toward the flames before reaching safety. serrie says: "two days after flames raged across this hillside community just outside gatlinburg, some structures are still smoldering. this private home was completely destroyed. the one next door was left untouched. but the owner had a close
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animals and that's the reason i came back to get them. a parrot and a cat and i wasn't about to let them get burned up." larry fenner got out safely with his pets. but heat from the approaching flames was so intense it actually melted the plastic molding on the side of his suv. fenner says: "i honestly thought we were not gonna make it back out." others were less fortunate. sevier county authorities say they've recovered three more bodies, bringing the death toll to seven. and that figure could rise as recovery crews move into new areas where the fires are receding. in gatlinburg, tennessee jonathan serrie fox news.>> good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will
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morning with lows into the 30's before sunrise. we'll see a few clouds drift across the area, keeping temperatures up just a degree or two compared to last night. skies will be mostly sunny on thursday with a forecast high of 55 degrees in las vegas and afternoon breezes 10-20 mph. another system dives into the area friday, bringing another shot of cool air along with gusty winds out of the north. high temperatures will be in the mid to low 50s with wind gusts around 30 mph. the strongest winds will be east of las vegas along the colorado river. a wind advisory takes effect at 7 am friday for mesquite, moapa, laughlin, and
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saturday with upper 50s before highs rebound back to 60 degrees on sunday. take advantage of the milder day on sunday because even colder air arrives early next week. good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk police in new york
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hunt for a gold thief. it's not a leprechaun... but a man caught on tape-- swiping an 86- pound bucket of gold flakes from an armored truck. it happened the guard briefly went to the truck's cab to get his cell phone. police say the thief lugged the the gold flakes up the street... but because the bucket was so heavy, the ten minute walk, turned into an hour march up the street, before he fled in a white van. police think the suspect may be hiding out... possibly in florida. dogs are more than just man's best friend....
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than just man's best friend.... they are very smart creatures. one man says his pup was clearly watching his every move. and now it's getting the dog-- a lot of attention. this is pablo... he was adopted about three months ago. and while he is a good puppy-- his owner says pablo has had a few accidents. when pablo spent the night with his owner's friend.... he just couldn't hold it.. but he was polite-- and attempted to clean up after himself. just like his owner-- he grabbed toilet paper and started to clean up the mess up. the owner's friend says--- he couldn't even be mad because pablo was trying so hard to clean up the mess.
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arizona is trying to high-five their way right into the record books. fox's liz kotalik was on hand for their guinness world record attempt.
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seconds when making that connection on the high five. we want it to be fast.. we want it to be an actual high five." kotalik says: "good high five." mos 2 says: "good high five is above your head or at your head. bad high five is down below." kotalik says: "nailed it." kotalik says: "yes, they did it., they did it. high fives, everyone. high fives. high fives. we did it. we did it. so now what? well, they're gonna be going back to class here soon. but they're gonna get a certificate to prove they beat this record. will they making it into the big book? that's still kind of up in tells me that they record 45,000 records. only about 4,000 make it to the book. so we're just gonna have to wait and see. an avondale, liz kotalik, fox 10 news.">> the frozen tundra... it's a place where you don't have to try very hard to freeze. we'll show you how these brave souls are attempting to freeze-frame for the mannquin challenge... in way below zero
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yesterday we
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yesterday we showed you some thrill-seekers who braved the cold in the frozen tundra for a marathon. now we're getting a look at how they spent their downtime before the race.... they did the mannequin challenge! and they were literally frozen in place! athletes were chilled to the began the challenge in the minus-20 degree weather. after freezing in place, the runners still had to jet off to finish the race, which sent them running two laps around the exploration camp. this is definitely the coolest challenge we've seen so far! plenty more
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fox5 news this morning... get ready to spread some holiday cheer! mike doria will join us live from the k-l-u-c toy drive.. with all the information you need.. to help kids across the valley. plus-- all aboard! peter dawson is taking us on a journey to the north pole at the nevada railroad museum. live from las vegas
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right now first mgm then caesars now wynn... and the list could keep growing. what locals and tourist have to say about the new pay-to-park trend taking over the strip! las vegas will be shining red today... not for christmas... but to recognize the millions around the world living with hiv and aids. cc will continue shortly good morning i'm alyssa deitsch
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and i'm maria silva. welcome to fox5 news this morning. first - cassandra jones joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another cold morning with lows into the 30's before sunrise. we'll see a few clouds drift across the area, keeping temperatures up just a degree or two compared to last night. skies will be mostly sunny on thursday

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