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john huck. christine maddela. and weather 24/7 meteoroligist sam argier. this is fox5 news at 5:30. local las vegas. how long are you waiting in local hospital emergency rooms? the difference could be a matter of hours depending on the hospital. fox5's eric hilt has been investigating that question and is live in the newsroom with a preview of this special report. most times when people go to the emergency room care... but some patients at las vegas hospitals are waiting hours to see a doctor or nurse. and with the busiest season for emergency departments right around the corner, those waits could get longer. "if you feel bad and you think you have the flu, this fall you may be sitting in an emergency department for 3 or 4 hours" we took a look at government data -- seeing how wait times at las vegas hospitals stacked up against other hospitals across the country..
news at 10:00 we'll show you how long those waits are and how you can avoid getting stuck in the waiting room. one adult and a child are displaced from their home after an overnight fire in henderson. it happened shortly before midnight near lake mead and water street. fire crews say they say flames coming from the front door and windows of the townhome. the person who lived in the house discovered the fire and was able to get out safely. fire crews have not said what caused the fire. they say damages will cost around 40 thousand dollars. lawyers in reno are running into a number of complicated legal issues-- in the case of a man accused of driving his truck into a crown of protesters. we want to warn you, the video may be disturbing to some. "yelling car squeeling past screaming " two men in the group are accused of attacking the
it happened earlier this month at a columbus day rally... in support of native american rights. the case raises questions about self defense-- hate crimes -- and whether protesters had a first amendment right to block traffic on the busy street. some of them surrounded the truck as it nosed into the group-- striking the driver... before he sped up through the crowd. one protester was seriously injured with multiple fractures. the henderson hospital opened its doors to its first patients this morning. there was a ribbon cutting with the henderson mayor and other city officials. there was also a time capsule burial. the hospital now offers a number of services like emergency...mater nity...and surgery. henderson hospital will be the anhor facility of the union village medical complex. the hospital c-e-o says they will continue to grow over the next five years. we'll open up a floor today and as we gert busier and busier we'll keep opening up more floors and more wings and we have
keep adding beds here. the hospital has created more than four hundred jobs. the very first patient was seen this morning around 8 a-m. we'll be right back. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to
go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember."
we've learned a lot about how joe
heck works. follow the money. he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip" and took almost $700,000 from wall street, including some of the same banks who caused the crisis. and then there's money he's taken from payday lenders who charge 521% interest. heck co-sponsored legislation protecting their predatory practices. add it all up, and joe heck is working for corporate special interests.
for nevada. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
the week-long hunt for an oklahoma fugitive is now over. michael vance had been on the run since a shootout that left two officers hurt. he's also accused of killing two relatives. . and bragging about his alleged crimes on social media. " that i would get my guns, and i would come and you're so lucky it went down this way" police shot and killed vance sunday night after a shootout. sunday night at around 9-30. . dewey county sheriff clay
38 year old over in a car he was driving. gunfire was exchanged, the sheriff was hit, and vance escaped. authorities gave chase -- catching up with vance about 45 minutes later .. when vance was killed during a shootout. the 9-1-1 calls from the pulse nightclub gunman will be released. a florida judge made that ruling this morning in orlando. city officials are arguing that the calls should be exempt from public records law. omar mateen opened fire in the nightclub in the early morning hours of june 12th, killing dozens of people. two-thirds of emergency calls from that night have already been made public. the judge says she'll listen to the remaining 22- hours of calls to decide if any more can be made public. we're just over a week away from election day! and with four days left of early voting-- campaign surrogates are hitting the battleground state hard. the big names coming into town this week to rally for presidential candidiates. and the local trump campaign office is vandalized--
nominee rallies on the strip. a campaign offical says it's now the worst incident of it's kind. 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 jim dunlap: too many nevada police officers have been killed in the last few years. the truth is, we make it too easy for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill to buy guns. they get them at gun
shows or online from strangers, no questions asked. so here's something we can do to honor the fallen: close the background check loophole. that will help prevent future cop killings. it works. in states that have closed the loophole, nearly half as many police officers
allergies can still enjoy their candy through trick or treating. louisiana's teal pumpkin project launching an initiative... to display teal colored pumpkins on halloween. instead of traditional orange... the teal color notifies children with food allergies that the candy is safe to eat. the goal of the project is to prevent children affected by food allergies... a trip to the hospital because of a negative reaction. l. cotaya says: "it's
other kids have and it's also really hard in the chaos of halloween to be running after her and checking her bucket to see what's in there." l. cotaya says: "so the teal pumpkin project is really just an alternative to food. so it can be stickers, bubbles, sunglasses, light up bracelets." approximately one in thirteen children in the united states has a food allergy. now fox5 weather 24/7 with meterologist sam argier it will be a mild night for trick-or-
las vegas valley tonight. temperatures will be in the 70s and 60s under partly cloudy skies. look for a slight spooky breeze 5 to 15 mph. cooler air working into the area will bring our high temperatures down into the low 70s and upper 60s on tuesday with a few clouds passing across the area. look for plenty of sunshine wednesday with a northerly breeze blowing across the valley. highs will be in the mid 70s. some showers are
skies. look for a slight spooky breeze 5 to 15 mph. cooler air working into the area will bring our high temperatures down into the low 70s and upper 60s on tuesday with a few clouds passing across the area. look for plenty of sunshine wednesday with a northerly breeze blowing across the valley. highs will be in the mid 70s. some showers are expected over arizona thursday and friday, but all of that activity looks to stay off to our east. we'll see some clouds at times as temperatures climb into the weekend. we're back into the low 80s saturday and sunday. closed captioning will resume shortly campaign
making their way to our battleground state this week. an alabma senator is rallying in las vegas today for donald trump. meantime senator elizabeth warren is coming to reno and carson city wednesday. she's rallying for clinton and catherine cortez-masto. the clinton campaign is also trying to attract young voters-- they are holding a concert at u-n-l-v thursday with d-j steve aoki. friday is the last day of early voting. the local trump campaign vandalized over the weekend. it happened the night before the republican nominee held a rally at the venetian sunday. the campaign's director released a statement saying quote "it's sad there are people out there who take political discourse too far like this." the nevada state director says it's the first major incident of it's kind... other than missing signs. a police report was filed... the incident is under investigation. it's the final day of october... a month full of surprises for both campaigns...
congressman anthony weiner gave the f-b-i reason to take another look at hillary clinton's emails. the clinton campaign and fellow democrats say f-b-i director james comey bowed to partisan pressure...calling his letter vague and inappropriate. while former attorney general eric holder penned an op-ed... saying the f-b-i director's decision was incorrect-- adding that it violates justice department policies. clinton says comey needs release all the emails.... and is accusing trump of misleading voters. "clinton says: "time for him to stop fear mongering stop distracting what's really at stake." " analysts say the f-b-i investigation may not cost clinton many poll points... but in a tight race every vote matters. folks in one wisconsin town are breaking a world record this halloween! how many jack-o- lanterns were carved to get the
used to scam nevada seniors. danny tarkanian's out for himself. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. i alone can fix it! bomb the [bleep] out of 'em. i'd like to punch him in the face. weren't captured, okay? he's a mexican! she ate like a pig... i moved on her like a [bleep] i did not say that...
i love war. yes, including with nukes. blood coming out of her... they're rapists... wrong. there has to be some form of punishment. such a nasty woman. i wanna be unpredictable. ...on 5th avenue and shoot somebody... she's a slob... i don't remember! and you can tell them to go [bleep] themselves! priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
sure, he can bury all those property taxes he skipped out on for years... ...or all those fake charities he helped set up... ...or the scams against seniors he formed... or the $17 million judgment he never paid. he can try, but he can't make his record disappear. danny tarkanian: just a con man who can't bury the truth. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. we've learned a lot about how joe heck works. follow the money. he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip" and took almost $700,000 from wall street, including some of the same banks who caused the crisis. and then there's money he's taken from payday lenders who charge 521% interest. heck co-sponsored legislation
add it all up, and joe heck is working for corporate special interests. and that doesn't work for nevada. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. new' stories we are working for fox5 news at six. an elderly man is injured... after being hit by a s-u-v in a neighborhood. we hear from police about what happened... plus... baseball fans have game six on their mind... but there's another world series happening right here in the valley. how much cash is up for grabs in the "world series of poker". if you're craving more than just candy this halloween there's a lot of deals going on around the valley today. if breakfast for dinner is your style-- you can take the kids down to i-hop for free scary face pancakes. the little ones can decorate their own short stack with strawberry noses and candy. and if you're craving a little mexican-- chipotle is celebrating with "boo-ritos" customers in costume can
burritos....bowls.. and tacos. proceeds will go to the chipotle cultivate foundation. just in time for halloween -- a wisconsin town has set a world record with its pumpkins! folks in richland center came together to carve nearly four- thousand pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns... setting the world record for the "longest line of carved pumpkins." the local wal- mart donated three-thousand pumpkins for the cause... but all the work came from the themselves. the previous world record of two-thousand- fifteen pumpkins was set last halloween in japan. thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 6
i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i
wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember." narrator: the target... seniors. danny tarkanian set up thirteen fake charities that preyed on vulnerable seniors... fronts for telemarketing schemes. seniors lost millions from the scams danny tarkanian helped set up. jacky rosen has always led with integrity. in congress, jacky rosen will protect seniors and strengthen social security.
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