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" what's that feeling you're feeling right now? like i'm ready to do it " dream big! the life lesson one teacher is learing from his own students. good morning i'm maria silva. dave hall is on the road this morning for field trip friday. now it's time to get a first look at your fox5 weather 24-7 forcast... meteorologist cassandra jones joins us now. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. the warming continues for us with 78 degrees today with full sun and a very light breeze. for the weekend we'll have a light breeze 10-15 mph in the afternoons with a highs approaching 80 degrees saturday, then 78 on sunday. monday and tuesday will feature the some stronger winds 15- 25 mph with highs in the mid to upper 70s. we stay in the upper 70's for wednesday & thursday. average high for this time
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degrees. here's your fox5 traffic solutions here is a look at 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 here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. a man is dead after property managers got investigate a call about an intruder as fox5's miguel martinez-valle explains neighbors say this area is known for squatters. " i was out working in the garage, i just walked in the house for a second and i heard a loud bang," tony morgan stayed home from work to take care of his sick son. " i wouldve lost my mind, especially if he was here" but instead of a
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his day off trying to figure out what happened just a few houses from his. "sirens, ambulance, fire trucks, cop cars." police tell us a man in his mid 20's was shot in the backyard of a vacant home... by the property managers. " the locksmith told them he thought there was somebody in the residence." the property managers, a man and his wife, went in the backyard of that home. they took their dog and their gun, looking for any unwanted tenants. they found one, and a deadly confrontation followed. " the fist fight goes to the ground, at some point, i dont know if he regains his footing. but hes able to retrieve his fire arm." police say the intruder punched the property manager several times in the face. the dog was also punched. eventually he was able to get his gun and shoot the intruder. " the male was transported to sunrise trauma, and he was pronounced deceased, unfortunately" police say the intruder's backpack held a screw driver and other tools commonly used to break into homes. they're investigating wether the man shot could have
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neighbors believe. " sometimes when i pass by, or see the houses through, i see people inside the houses. and nobody lives there " many of those living in the area say they've started noticing problems in their neighborhood, some like tony morgan say theyre ready to leave. " this neighborhood's really gone downhill, my lease is up next month and i am moving." miguel martinez- valle, fox5 news local. las vegas. police say they'll do whatever it takes, to find the people responsible for killing a local father. this as a memorial is grows, at the spot where he was shot and killed over the weekend. if we have to hunt charged with murder. it's to your benefit if you were involved in this and it was a robbery and someone shot and killed this person in cold blood over a cell phone, we would like to speak to you and you can help yourself." " heriberto marcel diaz got off the bus on saturday morning, and started walking home near
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nellis. police say a group of young people stole his phone, then shot him. they say this group may be involved in other robberies in this area, and they worry people are becoming accustomed to these violent crimes. if you have information that could help police, please call crime stoppers at 702-385-55-55. thick smoke could be seen around flames. us he and others quickly ran over, to try and help the people who lived there. " we tried to get the garage open, couldn't get it open, it was stuck, and the flames got bigger and before you knew it, the windows were blowing out. everyone was frantically trying to get everyone out of the house, make sure the dogs were alright. " this happened near wigwam and pollock just before five last night. clark county fire crews used aggressive tactics to fight the blaze. the three people inside the home escaped, as well as three dogs. the red cross is helping the people
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so far, no word on how it started. and a space heater is to blame in a house fire early thursday morning. this started just before six, near washington and decatur. las vegas fire and rescue says a man was sleeping on a back patio near a space heater... which was placed too close to a sofa. the sofa caught fire, and it quickly spread to the house. the man was not hurt, and his mother who lived there was not home. firefighters say the patio was gutted, and damage is estimated at 15 thousand dollars. a man is behind bars this morning after police say he was imparied when he hit a father and his young daughter. this happened around two p-m yesterday, in a school zone near charleston and lamb. metro says cars slowed down to let the father push a stroller across the street. but the suspect sped up, weaved in and out of traffic... slamming into the family. the father and 18-month-old were
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trauma. police say they're relieved the two will make a full recovery. " i'm surprised. you look at the car, you look at the blood in the roadway, but i'm just really glad to say they're okay" metro says the father was not in a crosswalk during the accident. the driver failed field sobriety tests, and was taken to jail. he faces felony d-u-i because of how serious the injuries were in this crash. marco rubio came out swinging in the 10th g-o-p debate. he was on fire last night as he took on donald trump in the last g-o-p debate before super tuesday . as mary moloney explains other candidates attempted to claim the spotlight as well. ted cruz -- opened the gop debate at ease in his home state. (ted cruz/ (r) presidential candidate): "welcome to texas." initially the candidates played nice. (ben carson/ (r) presidential candidate): "marco,
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any of these destroy each (john kasich/ (r) candidate): "america is an amazing country where a kid like me can grow up to run for president of the united states." cruz -- john kasich -- ben carson -- and marco rubio have one goal - stop donald trump. (marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate): "you are the only person on this stage that's ever been fined for hiring people to work on your projects illegally. you hired some..." (donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate): "i'm the only one on this stage that's hired people, you haven't hired anybody." (cheers) at one point -- rubio turned the tables on trump and clearly started to have fun (donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate): "you'll have many different plans. you'll have competition. you'll have so many different plans." (marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate): "now he's repeating himself." (cheers) (donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate): "i don't repeat myself." (marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate): "you repeat yourself evay." (cheers) (donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate): "i watched him repeat himself 5 times four weeks ago." (marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate): "i saw
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seconds ago." (cheers) cruz took his own punch at trump. (ted cruz/ (r) presidential candidate): "this is another issue that donald and i have sharp disagreements." but trump -- isn't taking the shots lightly. (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate): "if you're talking about the polls, i'm beating him awfully badly..." (sen. ted cruz/(r) presidential candidate): "but you're not beating hillary." (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate): "hey, if i can't beat her, you're really going to get killed." i'm mary moloney reporting. nevada governor brian sandoval says no thanks to the supreme court. the nevada governor took himself out of consideration for the vacant seat. he said in a statement that he is beyond humbled and grateful to have been mentioned. some democrats say sandoval would have been the only republican nominee president obama would have considered. the white house says it won't comment on governor sandoval's decision or the other candidates president obama is considering. someone broke into an apartment shared by four high profile unlv runnin' rebels. and now they're asking you to be on the lookout for their stolen stuff, maybe at pawn shops or even online. fox5's christine
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story. nats- jones steal ball tuesday night the runnin rebels were in idaho battling it out with boise state on the hardwood. we came back after the game, got home late when they got back they noticed their front door had been kicked in three players and a team manager got home to find someone had broken into their apartment. the players who live there: stephen zimmerman, ben carter, and derrick jones. nats- helping jones up, walking to sideline a lot of it's replaceable, a lot of the personalized items hard to replace stephen zimmerman is a mcdonald's all american- a title reserved for the best and most highly recruited high school players. the thieves made off with his coveted ring. it was huge to stephen and our family, just the honor of being chosen one of the top 24 all americans, he had waned that since he started playing bball, what it signified, his hard
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heartbreaking zimmerman's mom took to social to keep an eye out websites, in case the ring turns up. we just want it back the thieves also stole video games, hoverboards, jewelry, money, and shoes. shoes out there is there any indication they were targeted bc bball players? its's just so odd that it happened when they were all gone, i can say i have suspicions they were targeted, but i don't have any proof of that they're high profile guys, these things are unfortunate anytime you run into something like this christine maddela fox5 news local las vegas. the players reported the theft to police and have strengthened security at their apartment. if you know anything about
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please call metro police. a health warning for parents this morning. the dangers that could be inside your childs sippy cup. plus... what one company is doing about it. " singing" the top ten has been decided. who made it to the final leading class of becoming the next american
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a baby-product manufacturer is responding... after parents complain their children's sippy cups are mold traps. take a look at these pictures. parents are sharing images of what the inside of their "tommee tippee cups" look like. some say their kids are getting sick, and they're blaming the moldy cups. they say the security valve doesn't drain well, trapping mildew inside. tommee tippee says they've tested the valves with a panel of 140 parents with mostly positive results. but thick formula milk, pulpy juice, and warm liquids can get trapped in
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the company now telling parents to stop leaving cups out for long periods of time. they will also replace the moldy cups. eat fresh has a whole new meaning. subway says it is adding antibiotic-free chicken to its menu. the sandwich resturant claims it beat out its fast-food rivals to become the first major chain to make the change in all stores. the antibiotic- free rotisserie- style chicken sandwich will be available on march first. now fox weather 24/7 with cassandra jones good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. the warming continues for us with 78 degrees today with full sun and a very light breeze. for the weekend we'll have a light breeze 10-15 mph in the afternoons with a highs approaching 80 degrees saturday, then 78 on
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tuesday will feature the some stronger winds 15- 25 mph with highs in the mid to upper 70s. we stay in the upper 70's for wednesday & thursday. average high for this time of the year is 65 degrees. here's your fox5 traffic solutions here is a look at 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 here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. a local substitute teacher is showing his third
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dream big! andrew carrillo came up with a pretty good game plan to motivate his students. he's going for his dream job, as head coach to the runnin' rebels. andrew teamed up with u-n-l-v to prove to his students that nothing is impossible. the aspiring coach sent in a letter when the coaching job became available. a challenge from a student led to the idea. carrillo: "he said 'you should go apply here is a look at 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 here are your photos for the day back to the news
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teacher is showing his third graders how to dream big! andrew carrillo came up with a pretty good game plan to motivate his students. he's going for his dream job, head coach of the runnin' rebels. andrew teamed up with u-n-l-v to prove to his students that nothing is impossible. the aspiring coach sent in a letter when the coaching job became available. a challenge from a student led to the idea. carrillo: "he said 'you should go apply for it' and i told him 'well not any regular joe could go apply for a unlv basketball coach" "and he was like 'it doesn't hurt to try!' so when he said that i decided to come up with a running project that we're going to be doing for the rest of the school year" that project is called 'dream big or go home!' andrew says he's already seen a change in his students. they're more motivated academically now more than ever before. as a reward unlv invited the class
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people going to burning man are pretty big on average last year's festival- goers spent about dollars per according to the most of the money goes to getting high powered people into the area. burning man is celebrated in the black rock desert which is one hundred twenty miles north of reno. about eighty thousand people went to the weeklong celebration in 20- 15. michael jackson and liberace had a friendship that lasted decades... and influenced generations of music. now the two are a special part of a downtown home, right here in las vegas. this basement has a very unique history. michael jackson used to lease the property, and this is where he stored his art
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estimated 900 million dollars! the art was removed after jackson's death... and the space is now filled with liberace artifacts. jackson and liberace became friends in the late 70's... and they gave each other a lot of inspiration. " jonathan says: it's very apparent when you look at the costume designs and the dates they came out. the guy who designed the glove for michael jackson talked about the fact that the only one who had that kind of rhinestoning... the really elaborate stuff that wouldn't fall apart.. was liberace " stay tuned to fox5 today, later on "more access" -- see how the golden globe winning movie "behind the candelabra" re- ignited interest in liberace's life. and we'll look at some costumes worn in the movie... and the outfits they are based on. downtown casinos and attractions are hoping to fill some job openings this weekend. the fremont street experience and slot zilla is holding a job fair today and
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they are looking to fill several positions including ticket takers, ride operators and downtown security. you can show up between noon and 3... and the interviews are on the 4th floor of the parking garage on carson and 4th street. candidates are asked to come prepared for on- site interviews... and bring a resume. the votes are in. we now know who will be competiting in the final season of american idol. " singing" four guys and six women make it to the top 10. now it's up to the viewers to keep their favorites around. the first american idol kelly clarkson took the
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getting emotional... as she sang-- where she got her start. now contestants face their first back-to-back elimination rounds. the competition is getting good-- you can catch more american idol-- next wednesday-- right here on fox5. most kids dream of owning their own pony... but not this little girl. she really wants a zebra and is going to great lengths to make sure it happens. see who falls victim to her
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girl absolutely loves zebras... turn her baby sister into one. "that's really silly i love all zebras! sister doesn't need but i love baby zebras! " the mom captioned this video "i knew they seemed too quiet."
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colored baby pippen in permanent marker. it looks like little pippen doesn't mind being a zebra. the mom is a face painter... so the creativity runs in the family. plenty more straight ahead on fox5 news this morning... including this... it's been almost three years since "breaking bad" ended... so for all you fans still going through withdrawls... we've got some good news! how you can get your "breaking bad" fix here in vegas! drivers start your engines!! racing's finest are rolling into town for nascar weekend. a preview of next week's events
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"you're the only person on this stage that's ever been fined for hiring people to work on your projects illegally, you hired some workers from poland..." "no, i'm the only one on this stage that's hired people...you haven't hired anybody. (cheers)" they do things big in texas and this debate was no exception. it was "go big or go home" time for all of the candiates! "i was out working in the garage, i just walked in the house for a second and i heard a loud bang." neighbors in one east valley
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ready to get out after seeing a spike in dangerous crime. tourists continue to show vegas some love. january was a very good month for mccarran airport! how vegas is on track for another record setting year! good morning i'm jason feinberg... in for dave hall. and i'm maria silva. we'll catch up with dave in a few minutes... as he heads out for his next adventure for field trip friday. welcome to fox5 news this morning. first - cassandra jones joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast.

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