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stood downtown is now gone. vandals spray painted the of the pieces and knocked it over overnight. the statue's creator says its indicative of a bigger problem here in las vegas. fox5's eric hilt spoke with the artist and is live at where the statue was standing. this is all that's left of the trump statue (describe it)
over and tagged it here" little by little, joshua monroe goes over the damage vandals did to his statue.... "there was a plaque right here that somebody stole for their own collection" this statue -- of donald trump in the nude. "we didn't anticipate it being vandalized this quickly" just 48 hours af went up and started attracting crowds... it was spray painted, knocked over, ransacked and carted off. "coming up and seeing it in this condition, it kind of made my heart drop a little bit" "it's a matter of respect..." jerry schefcik is the director of the donna beam fine art gallery on unvl's campus... and while people can debate whether the statue of the bussinessman turned politician bearing it all especially "fine" "(laughs) im sure that definition can be applied to it" jerry says it's still art.
and broken, it really is, it's discouraging" and it's a frustration he's felt before... in may crooks stole a golden lion and several pink crocodile statues that were on a traffic island at decatur and flamingo nats -- power washing and the very next month crews had to wash off spray paint after vandals tagged seven magic mountains. "it's really disheartening to see the way that people here in vegas treat art, the way pieces in the city have been vandalized or destroyed this is why we cant have nice things" jerry says he doesn't know if this problem is unique to las vegas, but other cities have large public art scenes and projects. ginger says he is going to keep making the naked trump statues and jerry says he hopes the vandals don't deter artists from
toss to weather we generally stay around 90 degrees for highs the next week, but it will feel cooler some days. saturday looks great with full sun and 87 degrees. north gusts on sunday to 25 mph will pop up by the late morning and the afternoon with plenty of sunshine. we'll be at 90 on monday, then see a few clouds
this morning about large flames coming from the buildings in twin lakes plaza. this is near near rancho and washington. firefighters arrived and saw more flames visible on the roof near the back of the building. it took 76 firefighters about 90 minutes to get under control. "i got a phone call from one of my customers, i think and he says, hey your place is burning and i came and see it was bad, bad news." "call the insurance is the next step, see what happens. see how long its going to take to fix it or i don't know yet." no injuries were reported and a cause is still under investigation. no word on how much all the damage will cost. the man accused of killing a man and a woman earlier this week...appears in court this morning. frank interlicchia is charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of robin and kelly naples. police recieved a call tuesday of a man outside of an apartment
in blood... and the bodies of the man and woman inside. no bail has been set for interlicchia. his hearing is set to continue tuesday september 27-th. we have a follow up to a story we have been covering this week. a doctor arrested for lewdness still has his medical license. doctor jorge burgos was arrested wednesday, after a patient told police he touched her inappropriately. he posted bail, and today the board of medical examiners says there has to be, quote, a "judgement of conviction" before a license is revoked. the board of medical examiners conducts their own investigation, and they will see if there is any threat to health safety. doctor burgos' office has not confirmed if he is continuing to practice during the investigation. a reno teen was reported missing after school thursday. officials are looking for 17- year-old rhonda towe. police say towe was in class thursday...where she appeared upset... but was not seen on the bus home to sparks. towe is five foot four and weighs two hundred
and a mental issue that puts her at risk. police say she was wearing a green hug high school t-shirt with her name on it and pink pants. the "department of justice" will award nevada a 500 million dollar grant that will making tracking sexual predators easier. "we are challenged in many of our communities, including in our rural communities to get those sexual assault examinations for victims. i have fought for victims of right. rights of victims for sexual assault to ensure that they have everything that they need and treatm can get. i will take that on with anyone." dina titus made the announcement. the grant for the new tracking system will help identify... and test all sexual assault kits that have been stored throughout nevada. states will also be able to partner up with nevada forensic labs to share data and other information. posting something questionable online, may come back to haunt you. this is a lesson a congressman's son is learning the hard way. hear the messages joe heck's son wrote on public forums...
congressman joe heck's son -- joey heck -- has apologized, for messages he's posted online. ...but this isn't the first time he's embarrassed his family. fox5's adam herbets took a look at how this could impact his father's campaign john/ christine this story might sound a little bit familiar for people who remember hearing joey heck's name in the news back in 2013... when he was accused of posting racist messages on twitter... back when he was 15. at the time... he was posting messages like this. he said president obama is only good at "spear chucking and rock skipping... the sports they do in his home country"
"so obama how did it feel when romney raped you" this time... we're seeing a lot of things that we can't put on television... like posts that he was involved with using the n-word... and posts making fun of disabled people. on reddit he said quote "i wish hillary would violate me as much as she did federal law" now keep in mind, three years ago... a lot of people said, look, this is just a teenage kid... being stupid. just because a 15-year-old posts something, that doesn't mean his dad is a racist or anything like that... well... back then it alsoas election year. this time, critics are saying, joey heck should have known better. he's 19 years old. now we're seeing a pattern. and now all of a sudden this becomes a part of the campaign conversation. our analyst says focusing on joey heck instead of joe heck... is probably a mistake. they're all nodding their heads saying, i'm sorry joe. sorry you got to go through this. and then they're going to pick up and look -- "has joe ever said
by focusing on somebody who's not the candidate, you're wasting the public's time. i'll be honest, like i haven't seen it, but again a child is a product of their environment i think people need to know the truth about joe heck and i am truly one of those that believes there are two sides to joe heck. as a part of his statement -- joey says he is now going to go to counseling... and deleted all of his social media accounts. joe heck put out a statement as well -- saying he still loves his son... but is very disappointed in him. we'll put that full statement on our website -- and coming up at 5:00 -- we'll show you what catherine cortez-masto had to say about all of this at a press conference this morning.
24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty we generally stay around 90 degrees for highs the next week, but it will feel cooler some days. saturday looks great with full sun and 87 degrees. north gusts on sunday to 25 mph will pop up by the late morning and the afternoon with plenty of sunshine. we'll be at 90 on monday, then see a few clouds tuesday through thursday with highs in the upper 80s. we generally stay around 90 degrees
week, but it will feel cooler some days. saturday looks great with full sun and 87 degrees. north gusts on sunday to 25 mph will pop up by the late morning and the afternoon with plenty of sunshine. we'll be at 90 on monday, then see a few clouds tuesday through thursday with highs in the upper 80s.
outdoor enthusiast's playground... and it is just a few hours away from las vegas! that is where we are headed... for field trip friday! we'll show you what you can find at this gorgeous park... and see how fox5's dave hall does on an a-t-v! we are one nation under
god. that black and white, we are one nation indivisible.
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narrator: and joe heck says "i have high hopes we'll see donald trump become president."
"completely supports" trump. i would bomb the [bleep] out of them. narrator: and heck? reporter: you trust him having his finger on the nuclear button? heck: i do.
reporter: why do you say that? heck: why wouldn't i? narrator: donald trump and joe heck. wrong for nevada. it's field trip friday! and we're headed to a beautiful destination just a few hours away. fox5's dave hall shows us what you can find at duck creek, utah! welcome to duck creek utah
so amazing. one of the things people love to do out here is hit the dirt roads on their motorcycles their four wheelers and their razors and lo and behold not only did i find a guy from las vegas i found a guy i work with this is rob from fox 5 it's like it was meant to be we're even wearing matching tshirts rob my man this is awesome. tell people why you love coming out here to duck creek. it just gives you a chance to escape the summer when it's hot in vegas it's 30 degrees cooler here and its peaceful it really is. and gives you a chance to reset and we love it up here. tell what this bad boy is and what it can do. it's a yamaha viking and four wheel drive and and it can go just about anywhere you point it. well point it somewhere and let's go. that way? let's do it. man i get it's beautiful up here. how often do you come up? it's gotta be great 5 days a
bustle of las vegas and then to just come up here it's just different see wilderness and beauty and it's so peaceful and beautiful do you just come up here and have a good cry.well i haven't but it all depends on how often i have to work with you. ok rob it's been grea can take her for a spin? i think you can do that. absolutely. her'e sthe key go crazy. awesome he may regret that. woo alright. a special thanks to southern
dealers for another great field trip! and if you have a great idea on where to send dave hall next, comment on our fox5 facebook page. it is a special reunion... between a veteran and his little boy. " "to see the look on his face and for him to know that his dad is at home now, words can't describe how happy i am." " see how this dad surprised his son... after going months without seeing him. shocking video shows the se up to a police officer shooting a man in charlotte. see what the man's wife recorded... and how police are preparing for another night of
nights of protests. there is a lot of anger over the police shooting death of keith scott. stacey cohen shows us some of the video scott's wife recorded. and we want to warn you it may be disturbing. (voice of rakeyia scott, keith scott's wife) keith, don't let them break the windows. come on out the car. (voice of police officer) drop the gun. (voice of rakeyia scott, keith scott's wife) keith! don't do it. that's the voice of keith scott's wife on video she recorded, (voice of rakeyia scott, keith scott's wife) he doesn't have a gun. he has a t.b.i. he's not going to do anything to you guys. as a charlotte killed her husband. lawyers for the scott family released the video friday, hours after protesters called for the release of two other videos, those recorded by police. we want the tapes! police have one video from another officer's body camera and another from a dashboard camera. (chief kerr putney, charlotte- mecklenberg police) i wish just based on video evidence it could give us probable cause but it didn't work that way. charlotte's police chief says the case is now with the state bureau of investigation, which he expects to
releasing the video. charlotte's mayor says the police videos are inconclusive about what scott was holding. scott's family watched the videos as well, their lawyer wants the images released to the public now. (justin bamberg, attorney for keith scott's family) you can see what appears to be some type of object in his hand but he never raises it at any point. in tulsa, oklahoma... the family of a man shot and killed by a police officer has mixed feelings about the charges against officer betty shelby. ""( tiffany crutcher / sister of terence crutcher ) "we're gonna break the chains of injustice. we're gonna break the chains of police brutality. the chains break here in tulsa, oklahoma." " " officer shelby faces a first degree felony manslaughter charge. investigators say she shot terence crutcher, fearing he was reaching for a weapon. but crutcher was not armed. terence crutcher's family is calling the arrest a "small victory..." but says there is a lot of work to be done. ( tiffany crutcher / sister of terence crutcher ) "we know the history of these cases. we know this
know she's been charged, but then we get no convictions." if officer shelby is conviced, she could face between four years to life in prison. the f-b-i is now investigating an incident involving brad pitt and one of his children. actress angelina jolie filed for divorce from pitt monday... pointing to their two different parenting styles. according to people magazine-- an incident with one of the couple's children took place on their private plane a day before the two separated. sources say pitt with los angeles authorities about the incident. the f-b-i released a statement late thursday regarding their potential investigation. the bureau is involved, because the incident happened in the sky. a desert storm veteran has spent the past several months in the hospital... and has only seen his little boy a few times. so once he was released... he went straight to his son's football practice to surprise him! (nat sound) "daddy!" "(kenneth smith/father) "it hurt me real bad
couldn't get to him. so i'm hoping this will make up for it." (bradie smith/surprised by father) "my dad came and it made me so happy." " this has been a tough time for the smith family... as dad kenneth ended up having to get his leg amputated. the football team has helped get his son bradie through this experience. bradie says he can't wait to watch t-v at home with his dad, who he calls his best friend! for some parents... minature shopping carts for kids was an adorable idea. others called them "carts of terror"! see why target is quickly ending a hands-on shopping experiment for kids. and as samsung customers return their phones with potential exploding batteries... a flight crew comes face to face with an in-air emergency involving the devices! you're watching fox5 news at 4. local. las vegas . nearly half of
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americans. you know what they used to do to guys like that? they'd be carried out in a stretcher, folks. i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters. priorities usa action is responsible
district attorney steve wolfson: as district attorney, i've prosecuted a lot of violent people. our background check laws have stopped over 5,000 dangerous criminals from buying guns here
in nevada. but a loophole makes it easy for those same dangerous people to buy guns. from perfect strangers with no background checks, no questions asked. it's a dangerous loophole. closing it will save lives. let's make it harder for criminals, safer for us.
recalled galaxy phones in the u-s have been returned. those returns started picking up, once samsung released its new and improved version of the phone here in the u-s on wednesday. three weeks ago, samsung announced the batteries in some "galaxy note seven" phones could catch fire while charging. samsung released an updated version of that model... and says 90 percent of american users opted to get the new version of the phone. but it looks like there is some catching up to do in other countries. a galaxy phone started to smoke during a flight from singapore to india earlier today. the crew quickly solved the problem by putting the phone in a glass of water for the rest of the flight. target was
kids could push tiny carts alongside their parents. the program was very popular with kids... but this video shows why parents couldn't get on board with it. "girl crashes into mom several times and apologizes, eventually laughs at her. " target ran the kiddie cart test program at 72 targets in minnesota and new york. shoppers complained about bruised ankles and how hard it was to keep kids with carts under control. the program was so unpopular, that the hashtag "m-a-s-t-c" was created... "moms against stupid tiny carts!" here's another test involving kids... that might have better results! mcdonalds may soon add a happy meal version to its all-day breakfast menu! the fast-food chain plans to test-market the iconic kiddie boxes,
mcgriddles cakes or an egg-and- cheese mcmuffin. the happy meal breakfast will roll out on monday at 73 restaurants in the tulsa, oklahoma, area. if it catches on, mcdonald's could offer kiddy breakfast happy meals nationwide next year. some people are upping their workout routines... to prepare for all of the holiday gluttony that is on the way. and for an intense experience... some are turning to crossfit! fox5's mike doria tests out some moves for himself... and explains why you don't have to be an expert to nail them. with the weather cooling down, it's definitely a good weekend to spend outdoors and cheer on the rebels! we'll take a look at the games and festivals going on around town. your fox5 weather
woman: here in nevada, those were the worst days of our lives, narrator: in 2008, joe heck
called nevada's housing crisis "a blip on the radar." that's just how out of touch joe heck is. giving tax breaks to big banks, he took over $500,000 from wall street-- using crisis. and families like mine get left behind. narrator: afscme people is responsible
nst funding for rape kits. joe heck. lying about rape. part of the problem in washington. i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. there's much more ahead on fox5 news coming up at 5 o'clock. christine maddela joins us from the newsroom with what to look out for. one year ago... an innocent bystander was caught in the while working on a car. now - police are taking new measures - to track down a murder suspect. plus... a half billion accounts - affected by a security breach with yahoo. how you can protect yourself - from hackers. and - we'll take a further look at the excitment - and inconvenience - caused by the life is beautiful festival. you don't have to be a trained athlete, to accomplish scaling a wall or swinging across
fox5's mike doria shows us how beginners can become experts in no time at an obstacle bootcamp. camp rhino's mantra says it all -- never be bored working out again. it's part obstacle course, bootcamp and crossfit. it's great for the person or the entire office that needs some team building. closed captioning will resume for the person or the entire office that needs some team building.
we generally stay around 90 degrees for highs the next week, but it will feel cooler some days. saturday looks great with degrees. north gusts on sunday to 25 mph will pop up by the late morning and the afternoon with plenty of sunshine. we'll be at 90 on monday, then see a few clouds tuesday through
80s. we generally stay around 90 degrees for highs the next week, but it will feel cooler some days. saturday looks great with full sun and 87 degrees. north gusts on sunday to 25 mph will pop up by the late morning and the afternoon with plenty of sunshine. we'll be at 90 on monday, then see a few clouds tuesday through thursday with highs in the upper
it is definitely a good time to check out a festival or game! the pahrump fall festival is underway! you'll find rides, midway games, a classic car show, a parade, and a rodeo if you make the drive out there. this year, the "moving wall" will also be on display. this is a half-sized replica of washington d-c's vietnam war memorial that tours the country. the fall festival goes through sunday. the springs preserve is welcoming everyone to its asian heritage celebration tomorrow. the festival starts at ten and goes until four. there will be live entertainment, tea parties, plenty of food, and craft sessions for the kids. and the unlv rebels are taking on the idaho vandals tomorrow night! kick-off is at six p-m at sam boyd stadium. unlv's football
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las vegas, its time for fox5 news at 5. the life is beautiful festival is underway. the big weekend event is expected to draw tens of thousands... but some downtowners say the restrictions from the event - are causing problems - and even turning dangerous. congressman joe heck is in a tough election fight... but has a family issue to worry
online behavior affect the republican's chances of becoming u-s senator? they had to tear it down. its damaged the whole thing." a fire damaged a valley shopping plaza. now - six business owners - are forced to pick up the pieces. this is fox5 news at 5. local. las vegas more than 100- thousand people... expected to walk through the gates of "life is the 3-day weekend. i'm john huck. i'm christine maddela. fox five has team coverge of the event - and a few problems it's causing. vince sapienza will tell us about some angry neighbors in a moment... but first - let's begin with fox5's miguel martinez- valle - who met some excited fans today. closed captioning will resume shortly