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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 person is dead... after being hit by a car... that crashed into a bus stop. we're taking a live look at where it happened... near rancho and lake mead... where as you can see - lanes remain closed. fox five'sles krifaton is there live.... with what we known about the deadly crash. this investigation is far from over as metro's fatal detail gathers evidence to determine what happened here this
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according to police the driver of this vehcile a woman somehow hit the medium seperating the east and west bound lanes on rancho near lake mead. when she hit the medium the tires on' deflated causing her to lose enough control to jump over the medium and hit the bus shelter where the victim of this crash sitting in his sheelchair, 04:51:33 i didn't know anyone was hit but i called 911 because of the person in the car was hurt or something and when i got out of the car i saw a foot several people lifted the vehcile off the victim and a nurse tried to assist the him. the man was taken to hospital where he was
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a man is shot in killed in broad daylight... on a busy area in the west valley. now the search is on - to find the person who fired the weapon. fox five's ophelia young.... is live - from rainbow and westcliff - with what a witness saw and heard. a man was shot to death in broad daylight where a handful of witnesses saw bits and pieces. it started with this white chevrolet behind me. the victim - a man was seen waiting in that car when witnesses told detectives a gray nissan altima drove up to it. the victim hopped into the driver side back seat of the altima - police believe there was an altercation that lead to gunshots. witnesses saw the
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feet in the parking lot before the victim jumped out of the car - hands up. more gunfire - and the victim fell to his death. metro still trying to figure out more about that altercation - they say shootings like this are not unusual. "i know theres been some craigslist robberies and sometimes i hate to say it but criminal activity could be narcotics related its kind of speculation at this point its unfortunate that its another homicide." police now looking at surveillance video from gas stations and convenience stores in the area - theyre hoping to have a license plate number by tonight. and back here on scene - this parking lot also a part of a construction site - so there are vehicles and storage units that blocked the views of witnesses - but police currently putting all their stories together to find out how this all started. another man died
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overnight. it happened around 2-30 this morning... at a home on nookfield drive - near flamingo and buffalo. after the man was shot he was taken to u-m-c in extremely critical condition. investigators believe there was an altercation prior to the shooting - and that the suspect and victim knew each other. no word yet on any arrests. if you have information on either of these shootings.... call police or crimestoppers - at 702-385-55-55. unruly behavior keeps the woman accused of running over people on the strip from entering a courtroom. "screaming in the background" hollering was audible in the courtroom as lakeisha holloway was expected in court. district attorney steve wolfson was there-- and so were attorneys... but holloways yelling prevented her from entering the courtroom. the judge proceeded with scheduling another hearing for february 18th.
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celine dion. what the singer said last night at caesars palace... about her late husband and manager... rene angelil. and - a push continues... to make sure hispanic children - are covered by insurance. this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live local news right
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improving when it comes to health insurance coverage for hispanic children. the latest numbers show kids without insurance fell by 33-percent over a one-year period. the research by georgetown university and the national council of la raza was presented today at the east las vegas community center. the number of uninsured children in nevada is down 33-percent from 2013 to 2014.. the largest decline in the nation. andres ramirez / president, ramirez group "nevada had the largest reduction in uninsured hispanic children over the course of the past couple of years." steven lopez / manager, health policy project "the success of this state ond this country is linked to the success of the latino community, particularly its children. so when you're making
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wellbeing and health of this population it's really an investment in the social and economic fabric of this state and this nation." the report estimated the number of uninsured children in nevada declined from about 53-thousand 2013 to about 36- thousand in 2014. celine dion - paying tribute to her late husband... rene angelil... at caesars palace wednesday night. "he would be so happy to know that we are all here together telling stories and sharing memories." a memorial was held at the colosseum... where the singer regularly performs. dion said her husband and manager kept her grounded and protected her from the gritty business details of her superstar career. angelil died in january after a long battle with throat cancer in the suburban las vegas home that he shared with dion and their three children. an investigation continues... to determine what set off an explosion - on
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plane. what may have happened to one of the passengers... missing after the blast. plus... the top two democrats for president - battle it out during a town hall with voters. we'll hear from hillary clinton - and bernie sanders. your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live local news right now the head of the with 40 megs of internet speed from centurylink, a family of four can all be online at the same time, streaming, gaming, or downloading movies. yeah, the internet's great,
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praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist. a practical and successful legislator, bernie sanders passed
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than any other member, primary care access for millions of americans, protected social security, cracked the gridlock with john mccain to strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders -- a consistent, principled, and effective leader. building a future to believe in. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. damaged by an explosion shortly after takeoff in somalia... says investigators have found what appears to be residue from explosives on the plane. however - the c- e-o of "daallo airlines" says it is too soon to say a bomb is to blame. he said the airline temporarily suspended its operations in the somali capital following tuesday's incident but hopes to restart them soon. the airbus a-321 was carrying 74 passengers when an explosion blew a hole in the fuselage tuesday. one passenger
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though residents in a town north of mogadishu have found the body of a man who may have been sucked out of the aircraft. u-s intelligence shows the number of islamic state fighters has dropped in iraq and syria - but is rising in libya. reports suggest there are bewtween 19 and 12-thousand isis militants in iraq and syria... compared to an earlier range of 20-thousand to more than 30- thousand. libya has seen a rise from a couple thousand to about five-thousand. coalition airstrikes and military operations in iraq and syria have killed many militants - and made it more difficult for them to move into the region or to recruit others. a u.n. panel has ruled that julian assange should be allowed safe passage to ecuador. the wikileaks founder has been living in the ecuadoran embassy in london since june of 20- 12... when ecuador granted him asylum. assange is wanted for questioning about an alleged sexual assault in sweden. he says the charges are an attempt to extradite him to the u-s because his
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diplomatic communications online. "we are only waiting for the united kingdom to offer his safe passage so he may come to ecuador ." assange had promised to surrender to british police if the u-n ruled against him. police still plan to arrest him - if he leaves the embassy. as of today... there are twelve cases of the zika virus in florida. "we have to ensure that florida is safe. just like in a hurricane, you're going to prepare for the worst, hope for the best." florida is not alone. it's been confirmed in a number of states - including texas - where health officials say it was spread through sexual activity. the virus can cause birth defects if contracted by pregnant women. up to four million could be infected within the next year in south and central america. five million vehicles are being recalled.... due to a problem with airbags. continental automotive systems says in documents filed with the government that moisture can get inside its air bag control computers... causing the power supplies to corrode and fail.
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air bags may not inflate in a crash - or they could deploy without a crash. continental is notifiying automakers, who will recall cars dating to 2006. already honda, fiat chrysler and mercedes have issued recalls. automakers will replace the computers at no cost to owners. the beer company is trying to help fix the water crisis in flint, michigan. anheuser-busch's georgia brewery sent over 51 thousand cans of bottled water to flint. once the water arrived - it was dropped off by a local distributor at a food bank. volunteers say the water will be sent directly to homes - where it's needed the most. anheuser-busch is a partner of the red cross - and helps in emergencies when needed. "anheuser busch just did their part-- as they do across the nation over the last 100 years they've done over 74 million ns of water to disasters, whether it's tornadoes or situations like this." the city's water source was switched to the flint river to save
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contaminated with lead. only two democratic presidential contenders remain in the race for the white house. hillary clinton and bernie sanders made back-to-back appeals to new hampshire voters in wednesday's c- n-n town hall. reid binion reports on the high stakes in place... for both candidates. (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "i have an uphill climb and i'm going to climb as high and hard as i can because i want to make my case for the people of new hampshire." on the heels of a razor-thin victory in iowa, hillary clinton is casting herself as the underdog in new hampshire... ...but rival bernie sanders insists he's the one battling tough odds. (sen. bernie sanders/(d) presidential candidate) "of course we're an underdog. new hampshire may
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senator's backyard, but he say's it's clinton's stomping ground. (sen. bernie sanders/(d) presidential candidate) "secretary clinton, obviously, ran here in 2008, and she won. her husband ran here several times before that, so this is her fourth campaign in that family here in new hampshire." wednesday's new hampshire town hall was a clash of the titles... the political rivals fought for another important credential in the historically liberal state (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "i am a progressive who gets results." (sen. bernie sanders/(d) presidential candidate) "secretary clinton said well i'm paraphrasing, some people call me a moderate and i proudly say that i am a moderate. i love moderates but you can't be a moderate and a hampshire by c-n-n shows that 61 percent prefer bernie sanders... to 30-percent for hillary clinton. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty plenty of sun over the next week and temperatures increase as a result. a warmer morning in store for us
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degrees, then mostly sunny with a high of 58. we'll see full sun and highs at average and above for the weekend. we'll see 61 on saturday, then 66 on sunday. a little warmer into next week as we'll see 68 monday, then around 70 degrees tuesday through thursday. plenty of sun over the next week and temperatures increase as a result. a warmer morning in store for us friday with 38
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mostly sunny with a high of 58. we'll see full sun and highs at average and above for the weekend. we'll see 61 on saturday, then 66 on sunday. a little warmer into next week as we'll see 68 monday, then around 70 degrees tuesday through thursday. closed captioning will resume shortly
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a hole in one... that's hard to believe. coming up... why robots could soon be taking over from humans.... on the golf course. and weaving the bonds of friendship hear the story behind a 3rd grader making a difference in the lives of other girls. on fox five news - tomorrow
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the world of golf... has now officially seen it all... after a robot hits a hole in one". "how about this... yesterday,... a robot taking a swipe at this. what would yo expect... how's this. both eldricks have done this... (cheers) only here could that happen!" it happened during wednesday's pro am at the phoenix open. a robot named "eldrick" took a shot at the par 3 16th hole and knocked it in for the ace! "eldrick" is actually named after the real first name of tiger woods. thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 6
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the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you.
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live in las vegas fox5 news at 6 starts now. tragedy while waiting at the bus stop.. how a driver on the opposite side of lake mead ended up killing a man waiting for a bus. and what witnesses say about a deadly shooting that happened in a shopping center parking lot. plus -- students are left holding their scissors without a place to learn. new details on the closing of a popular beauty school. this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas it's happened again.. a person waiting for a bus is hit and killed by an out of control driver. i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck.
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