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light up the script tonight initially we were told at this place would be back up and running with electricity in about an hour and that was at 12 o'clock today and we're still waiting obviously it's been five hours now there was supposed to be a back up generator but it didn't work and this all started because of the construction accident somebody cut that main power line in the back of generator was not able to fire up then 3000 people had to be evacuated which of course brings 3000 problems with
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like they can get the information in fact some people said they couldn't even get their medication out from inside another problem was the fact that people were stuck in the. elevators 11 people taking out of five elevators luckily everyone's ok but that's still got to be very nerve- racking greg cassell clark county fire department well you can be trapped in an elevator for a long time. we've had some rescue operations go as long as 4 5 6 hours. be patient. try not to get overwhelmed. trudie hewitt claustrophobic i am claustrophobic and i would probably have a panic attack and be very uncomfortable thank god it's not me! haha they said it's not unsafe to be stuck in an elevator for a long time but it certainly uncomfortable we've been out here all day we're gonna continue to be out here throughout the night to let you know when this place is back up and running in the meantime though
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at least find a bed to sleep in a place to stay right next-door at the other caesars entertainment casinos that's bally's right next-door as well as planet hollywood but obviously that is going to solve everybody's problem reporting live on the strip adam herbets fox five news a viewer sent us these imag dark. they show the jumbotron under the paris balloon gone dark... and the seating area of an outdoor cafe completely empty. those pictures were taken just before noon when that area would normally be bustling with activity. calm but confusing seemed to be the response from most of the hotel guests. fox5's abby theodros talked with guests at the hotel who described the scene that unfolded...she is live with their stories confusion is really the best way to describe it. guests at the
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opened their doors and the hallways were pitch black. the elevators were also out and so was the entire casino - if you were able to make it down there. this is cell phone video from a guest that was inside the hotel when the power first went out. he described and unusual from what we usually see on the strip. another guest who was staying on the eighth floor described it as a chaotic mess...take a listen matthew solano, paris hotel guest: "you could hear people on the elevator they were screaming and crying and the doors were not's unnerving only because the hotel should have had some way to formally at least let he staff know
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but also some sort of protocol to know what happens in some sort of emergency situation like this thankfully no one was hurt in all of this - but a lot of people were kept waiting on elevators in the hotel. a lot of guests were also kept out of the hotel for a large portion of the day. you'll here
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a mother and aunt accused of giving a 9-year-old girl prescription painkillers blamed for her death appeared in court this morning. "both defendants admit to law enforcement that the child was so symptomatic the child was unable to get out of bed, this defendant feared she had overdosed and was hoping that the child would just sleep it off." kendra hatch stood before a judge while the prosecuting attorney talked about her daughter, ryleigh. a police report shows both kendra and her sister mylynda gave the little girl hydrocode and oxycodone to relieve her pain for a broken arm. today a judge set kendra hatch's bail at 100- thousand dollars.
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remains behind bars without bail. bill clinton is back in las vegas this evening- right now he's preparing to appear at a performance and rally with dj steve aoki at unlv earlier today-- he made a few unannounced stops including one at a local barber shop called hair unlimited. donald trump jr. also in las vegas today. he spoke at ahern manufacturing on bonanza near mlk. (donald trump jr./donald trump's son) "make sure to vote. you can send dc a message that enough is enough. we're fed up with the lies. we're fed up of the deceit. we're fed up of the false promises. we're going to shake up the cartel in dc. we're going to show them that we mean business and it's time to drain the swamp." you can find all of today's political visits on our website. to make it easy, download our fox5 mobile app. toss to weather with plenty of sunshine across the las vegas valley,
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into the low 80s. skies will stay clear tonight with overnight lows dropping into the 60s. a slight northerly breeze will continue, blowing 5 to 15 mph around the valley. showers will continue over arizona on friday, but they will be too far east to bring us any rain. we'll see a few clouds during the afternoon over the eastern half of our viewing area, otherwise, it will be another mostly sunny and warm fall day. highs will hold in the low 80s. temperatures will hover around 80 through the weekend and well into next week. a few more clouds drift across the area sunday, but we will remain dry
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a new cannabis green ribbon and opened its doors today. the shango medical marijuana dispensary hopes to be a leader in the industry. they offer a full range of products like flowers... concentrate and cannabis infused treats. this new las vegas location is a flagship. its opening comes just a few days before election day-- when nevadans will learn the results of question 2... regarding whether recreational pot will become legal in the state. should recreational marijuana be legalized here in nevada? that's the second question on the
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so how would legaligation play out here in nevada? and what are the pros and cons? fox 5's faith tanner tells us what's coming up in her special report tonight. our state could be close to legalizing recreational marijuana. the decision is now in the hands of you-- the voters. proposal 2--- on the ballot this election day-- would allow adults-- 21 and older-- to legally possess up to one ounce of marijuana on private property. tonight on fox 5 news at 10-- we are digging into some of the arguments for and against legalizing recreational marjiuana here in nevada. "instead of chasing our tails on this failed prohibition, it's just time for a new approach, it's time for us to take this out of the black market and
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responsible small business people, local people that we know sell this in a highly regulated manor" "i think the message to nevada voters is- what's the rush? frankly this just started in colorado and washington, california may go this way. let's see what happens to see if this makes sense for nevada" we'll also explore what some of the next steps would be-- if pot is legalized here in the silver state. and give you the information you need to know before you cast your vote. we hope you join us for our special report - tonight on fox 5 news at 10. even more money is being spent as election day draws near. the latest multi million dollar investment to put one candidate in the white house. and why americans are holding a grudge against some you're watching fox5 news at 5. local. las vegas
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as you make up your mind, remember -- congressman heck voted 10 times to defund planned parenthood. he even threatened to shut down the government over it. heck took all that money from wall street and predatory payday lenders and voted their way. he even wanted to privatize social security, congressman heck just doesn't care about people like us. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. as a doctor, i see how decisions in washington impact my patients here in nevada. so even though i'm a republican, i won't be voting for joe heck. joe heck's voted ten times to defund planned parenthood,
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depend on for cancer screenings. and heck opposes a woman's right to choose even when her health is at risk. for me and my patients,
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as a marine combat veteran, i understand the sacrifices our military makes. our benefits are earned, and we rely on them. politicians like joe heck should understand that. narrator: joe heck voted to shut down politicians like joe heck the federal government, risking critical services for nevada veterans. and during that shutdown, heck continued cashing his congressional paycheck. his military record deserves respect. but back in dc, joe heck is putting politics before nevada. and that doesn't work for me. narrator: vote vets is responsible for the content
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breaking news at five.. a local mother is arrested after her two year old daughter was found dead on october 18th. 23-year-old diana eldrige was taken into custody yesterday after investigators determined her little girl had suffered from environmental and medical neglect for an extended period of time. the mother is now facing a murder charge and two counts of child neglect in regards to the victim's two siblings. tomorrow is the last day to vote early in nevada ahead of election day. today congresswoman dina titus cast her ballot. she joined a newly naturalized citizen who has spent the last nearly twenty yeras in housekeeping at new york new york. aura hernandez said it made her very happy to be
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her children for the very first time. the last thursday before election day... the national polls show a race that is coming and the the wire candidates are pulling out the stops with big names and big money in the final days of the campaign. dianne gallagher breaks down the latest on the race for the white house in this report from washington. big names. big money. little time left. president barack obama: five more days. five more days. it's coming down to the wire and hillary clinton is maintaining her election edge over a late-surging donald trump. the cnn poll of polls, which averages the five most recent national polls, shows her leading 46-42. surrogates for both candidates are out in full force, criss-crossing the country. melania trump, who until today hadn't delivered a campaign speech since the republican national convention, made a rare solo appearance, speaking to voters in pennsylvania. melania trump / donald trump's wife: this man i know so well, donald trump, with your help and god's
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catch up or pull away at the last minute, is an expensive one. cue the multi-million dollar closing arguments. clinton's camp ramped up its spending to roughly $32 million in the final week alone, inundating battleground states, and beyond with ads like this one. campaign ad: because all it takes it one wrong move. "i would bomb the out of them". just one. but trump is getting in on the big spend too dropping around $20 million week. campaign ad: don't let her fail us again. i'm donald trump and i approve this message. and while clinton may be the cubs fan, both candidates had skin in game seven. world series watchers got a side of politics with their baseball wednesday night, with each campaign running three ads during the primetime broadcast. in washington, i'm dianne gallagher. actress susan sarandon had harsh words for both major party's presidential nominees today -- calling both hillary clinton
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"un-trustable." the actress's comments came after she delivered a critique of the controversial dakota access pipeline project... and what she considered to be the presidential candidates' collective failure to intervene. (susan sarandon/actress, activist) "whether they're unlikeable or not they're untrustable. and i think we've been voting the lesser of two evils for too long, and that's why it's really important. the good news, if you want some good news, is that everybody's so frustrated that at least we're awake." sarandon had supported presidential candidate bernie sanders. sarandon said she will be voting for green party candidate jill stein on november 8th. now fox5 weather 24/7 with meterologist sam argier with plenty of sunshine across the las vegas valley, temperatures this afternoon climbed into the low 80s. skies will stay clear tonight with overnight lows dropping into the 60s. a slight
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will continue, blowing 5 to 15 mph around the valley. showers will continue over arizona on friday, but they will be too far east to bring us any rain. we'll see a few clouds during the afternoon over the eastern half of our viewing area, otherwise, it will be another mostly sunny and warm fall day. highs will hold in the low 80s. hover around 80 through the weekend and well into next week. a few more clouds drift across the area sunday, but we will remain dry
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closed captioning will resume shortly dunlap: over two thousand police officers from all across nevada support question 1. i'm one of them. i support question 1 because it will help save lives. haley: question 1 protects gun rights and does something urgently needed: it closes the background check loophole and keeps guns out of dangerous hands. states that have closed the loophole have seen
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gun violence, but it will save lives. that's a fact. protect our families and police. yes on 1. ask yourself: if joe heck was on your side, why did he threaten to shut down the government on his crusade to defund planned parenthood? side with the wall street banks when he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip"? and why did joe heck put payday lenders and their shameful interest rates first when he took their money? vada, it's time to put people before the corporate special interests. it's time to vote no on joe heck. senate majority pac is responsible
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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 ial security. and jacky rosen will always be responsible with your tax dollars. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen and i approved this message. hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady leadership. donald trump: "knock the crap out of them, would you? seriously..."vo: clear thinking... donald trump: "i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me." vo: and calm judgment. donald trump: "and you can tell them to
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donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of them." vo: just one. with all of the shenanigans danny tarkanian's pulled in nevada -- helping set up fake charities used to scam nevada seniors, failing to pay thousands in property taxes, losing $17 million in a failed development scheme, then sticking taxpayers with the bill -- imagine the shenanigans tarkanian would pull it's why we can't afford tarkanian in congress, ever. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. a new study show consumers turning their backs on banks who reject their credit card application. nerdwallet says seven in ten americans would hold a grudge against a bank that turned down their request for a credit card.
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misconceptions about why applications are rejected... and that rejection can elicit emotions ranging from sadness to anger, confusion to offense. responses also indicated a strong desire to put in the work to get approved eventually. nutella's serving size is about to go from two tablespoons down to one. the company requested the change since many people are using the spread for breakfast instead of dessert. that would put nutella on par with honey, jam and jelly. there's much more coming up in the second half of fox5 news at 5. we'll here more from people inside paris-- when the place
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putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. when i come home and dinner's not ready i go through the roof. grab 'em by the p****". when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. more accusers coming forward to say they were sexually assaulted by donald trump. i'll go backstage before a show... yes.. and everyone's getting dressed. donald trump walked into the dressing room
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you see these incredible looking women. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. do you treat women with respect? uh... i can't say that either. alright, good. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. 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 meteoroligist sam argier. this is fox5 news at 5:30. local las vegas. thanks for joining us for your only local news at 5:30.
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business for paris las vegas. thousands of guests and employees remain evacuated from the property because of a power outage. the entire hotel casino lost power at about 9:45 a.m. when a contractor working in the basement cut into the main power line. no injuries were reported, but county officials say fire crews had to rescue 11 people who were trapped in five different elevators. some evacuations began immediately after the outage was reported. about 3,000 people who remained in the building were told to leave this afternoon because the battery power was running low on the building's fire alarm system. most of the guests were being sent to neighboring hotels, including bally's and planet hollywood. "we are going to work very closely with our customers to make sure they are not harmed financially coming out of this event." many of the hotel guests remained calm during the evacuation... but still it had its bumps. fox5's abby theodros is live in front of the hotel after talking to some of the evacuees about their experience.


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