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expect them to get after it and represent the brand. we'll demand that and hold them accountable to it. the first exhibition game is tuesday november first. menzies says that even with the depleted roster and late recruiting start becuase the of the well documented coach search - he was surprised at how much talent was still available and he feels unlv has some solid players on its roster. only time will tell - john?
tune into the rebzone for everything unlv basketball and football. it airs sunday nights at 11. and tonight at ten - kevin will have a preview of the unlv football game tomorrow against fresno state. one of the most exciting days at the las vegas motor speedway is here! fest" is a free day of activities for families that's all about racing and cool cars. there's a kids zone and a petting zoo-- featuring exotic animals. there's also a beer garden-- plus tons of food trucks and raffles. to top it all off-- nascar truck drivers come out to take on "the d-c solar 350"... which is an exhilarating race around the speedway track. "if you're out here with you kids in las vegas, you've got nothing to do. come on out and see the cars. it's going to be an absolutely wonderful event. i'm super excited to be a part of it.
to help so many people in our valley. every dime that we raise here tomorrow. super happy to be here! it's going to be great." speeedway children's charities raises money for kids in educational... financial... social or medical need. metro needs your help finding a suspect who tried to rob a valley woman this week. take a look at these photos here. police say they were called to an attempted robbery near nellis and bonanza tuesday. they say the victim tried to open her car door when a man approached her. police say the man held her at gunpoint and demanded her purse. the man then ran away after a witness yelled out to him without taking any property. police are describing the man as thin with short black hair and about six feet tall. if you know where this man is...call police. as always you can stay annonymous by calling crime stoppers. that number is 702-385-55-55. two new lawmakers were appointed by the clark county commisssion today. they could decide the fate of a las vegas stadium. commissioners appointed democratic former assemblywoman stephanie smith... and republican
the move comes after the washoe county commission filled three vacant seats. that means the nevada legislature has now filled all sixty three seats. governor brian sandoval says he plans to meet with lawmakers in early october to talk about raising hotel taxes for stadium funding. the tax increase would need support from at least two thirds of the lawmakers. the man accused of shooting a starbucks customer sunday was in court this morning. pedro garcia's defense attorney says garcia will plead not guilty. his preliminary hearing is now set third. garcia is accused of killing a 41- year-old man sunday. witnesses say garcia went into the starbucks off rainbow and warm springs after his credit card was declined. police say garcia exchanged words with his vicim before shooting the man. he remains behind bars without bail. you can stay up- to-date... with fox five using your mobile device. just head to fox five vegas dot com... and download our app. it's the best resource... for breaking news... weather... and traffic.
a few senators are heading to the valley to campaign for hillary clinton. when you can catch the democratic vice presidential candidate. and donald trump latches on to a new catch phrase. why he's telling voters to "follow the money" this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live local news right now 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
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democratic vice presidential candidate tim kaine is coming back to nevada next
week... just before the voting registration deadline. the virginia senator is set to visit the valley next thursday... two days after the vice presidential debate. it's also two days before the deadline to register by mail
election. you can still register in person or online until october 18-th. massachusetts senator elizabeth warren is also set to campaign in vegas on behalf of clinton next week. with just thirty- eight days to go until election day ... a brand new war of words is erupting on the campaign trail. fox news correspondent, garrett tenney, is in washington with the latest on the twenty-sixteen race for the white house... "follow the money" .... donald trump's latest line of attack against his rival hillary clinton ....comes after his controversial debate performance monday night. but, as he hit the campaign trail this week ... he's been testing out some new catch phrases ... trump says: "follow the money ... the large corporations who support terrible trade deals, offshore jobs -- they take these jobs, they offshore the jobs. they're donating to hillary clinton, it's called 'follow the money'." hillary clinton is said by most of the "mainstream media" to have won the first debate .... and while she did see a bit of a bump in post-debate polls
debates actually matter. sabato says: "i expect clinton to move up a point or two, or three, in those swing states. it's not going to be enough to get her iowa. it may not get they are ohio. but it probably will restore some of her lead in colorado." some strategists say trump's "reserved" demeanor monday night was part of his overall strategy ... and that he plans to go after her husband -- bill clinton -- and his past infidelities at the next debate in st. louis ... misses clinton says she's not worried about the speculation ... clinton says: "i'm going to keep talking about the stakes in the election and i'm going to keep talking about my agenda that i will believe will increase growth, make it lasting for real problems families are facing." tenney ((on-cam tag)) says: "and, for the first time in its history ... a major u-s newspaper.. "usa today" came pretty close to endorsing a candidate this morning . the paper's editorial board laid into donald trump with a series of blistering criticisms ... saying
president. in washington, i'm garrett tenney, fox news." the president of the phillippines is comparing himself to adolf hitler. why he says his battle of the war on drugs... is so similar to the holocaust. plus.. a spacecraft touches down on a comet! the journey it took on it's twelve year mission in space. 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
hitler during a speech in davao city today. the comment was made in reference to duterte's own war on drugs -- and he said he wanted to kill drug addicts, just as hitler killed jews during the holocaust. (rodrigo duterte, president of the philippines) "hitler massacred three million jews. now there is three million, there's a three million drug addict. there are./ i'd be happy to slaughter them. at least if germany had hitler, the philippines would have you know, my victims---/i would like to be, all criminals to finish the problem of my country and save the next generation from perdition duterte later went on to defend himself against criticism from the u-s and the e-u -- both of which
drugs and allegations of extra judicial killings. california governor jerry brown has signed two sex crimes bill stemming from the brock turner case. turner...a former stanford univeristy swimmer was sentenced to six months in jail and three years of probation for raping a 23-year- old unconscious woman in 2015 behind a trash bin. turner's case burst into the spotlight because of the lenient sentence. a bill signed today puts into effect mandatory prison sentences for offe the other bill....permits sexual assault victims to say in court that they were raped... even if the attack doesn't meet the technical definition under california law. turner served just three months and was released in early september. we're used to getting amber alerts on our cell phones...so why not earthquake warnings? california already has hundreds of earthquake sensors-- they provided nine seconds of warning to bay area transit trains when the napa quake hit two years ago. emergency officials are now rolling out new
reports. (nats: earthquake, earthquake. moderate shaking expected in 51 seconds.) you're listening to california's earthquake early warning notification system.... these are going to be for earthquakes of significance that are going to result in shaking... california already has some 570 earthquake sensors.. but when the napa quake struck two years ago...seismologists were unable to get the warning out to the public. the two sensors closest to the epicenter of the earthquake were not fast enough to contribute to the earthquake early warning system. but today...the office of emergency services announced 10 million dollars in new state funding thanks to a bill signed today by governor brown. it will nearly double the number of sensors statewide to 11- hundred...providing fire departments with extra time to react. minutes or even seconds of early notification could help us take some critical immediate actions like getting the doors to the
pulling rigs out. and early warnings can also help mass transit systems like bart..in dealing with 64 trains during the peak commute. about 40 of those 64 trains are going to be traveling about 70 miles per hour. if i have 20 seconds of warning, i can reduce that down to 10 miles per hour. but state officials warned today it will take at least two years to roll out the new system...which will take a massive overhaul of technology. most people assume that they'll get the earthquake early warning on their cell phone. and that's certainly a goal. but the system is currently not capable of delivering fast notifications to millions of people. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty weekend heat for us at 92 on saturday with 88 on sunday. we'll also see the wind increase on saturday with southwest gusts to 25 mph, then to 35
strongest wind is expected on monday with gusts to 40 mph. highs drop to 74 degrees on monday afternoon, then 79 tuesday as the wind decreases. highs stay around 80 on wednesday, then 83 on thursday. closed captioning will resume shortly a space mission to a comet crash- landed today- which -ironically - means it marks the successful end
this is the end of the 12 year mission which traversed nearly 8 billion kilometers. green says:"rosetta as soon as it touched down on the surface of the comet actually turned off. it ended, we saw the last signal come in, beam back the last picture and the mission is over. but what a spectacular end it was ." the distance from the sun is too great to charge the solar panels that gave rosetta its power. the mission took it to mars - two asteroids- and three earth flybys. they say two heads are better than one .... that's probably not the case when it comes to snakes though. where you can find...or avoid this double headed
here's a look at some of the 'all new' stories we are working for fox5 news at six. first responders selflessly save lives and treat patients in need each day... and now hospital staff and the community want to give back. how they were honored for their work. plus... some senior citizens start their weekend off with some fun. they put on a strip show for a retirement community. why they planned the surprise performance. rocker bruce springsteen is known as boss"... and he's looking out for his fans. what he did for a fifth grader so he wouldn't get in trouble. the latest attraction at at texas zoo....a two-headed snake. the zoo putting out this photo in advance of the new exhibit's opening... showcasing a rare two headed rat snake. it was found in someone's yard and turned over to authorities. the snake is eating and in good
cameron park zoo says two-headed snakes are rare in part because it's difficult for the two brains to act as one. their example....if one head smells prey on the other head...it will try to swallow the second head. deciding which direction to move in to avoid attacks can also be problematic. thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 6 o'clock is straight
live from las vegas fox5 news at 6 starts now. body cam footage shows the shootout that left a suspect dead... and an officer injured. we'll show you more of what happened... and what police were looking for at the home. a semi-truck driver that hit and killed a man running away from police -- was not at fault -- according to troopers. why the crash could still hurt his career. football fans are eagerly waiting about a proposed n-f-l stadium in las vegas. now -- two vacant assembly seats have been filled. why governor brian sandoval says the stadium is a great opportunity. this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas body cam footage shows the moments leading up to an officer- involved shooting in kingman, arizona. i'm john huck. i'm cyndi lundeberg. the shootout left a suspect dead... and an officer