tv FOX5 News This Morning FOX November 22, 2016 4:30am-5:00am PST
your fox5 weather 24-7 forcast... cassandra jones joins us now. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. drier & warmer conditions are on tap today with light breezes. high temperatures will be in the mid 60s. the wind will pick up on wednesday with temperatures holding in the mid 60s. breezes 10 to 20 around the valley. thanksgiving is looking great with plenty of sunshine and highs in the low 60s on thursday although a few breezes will stick around to 15 mph. we'll stay dry through the weekend with temperatures in the low 60's before cooler weather arrives sunday with highs only in the upper 50's through monday. ((anchor chat))
donald trump says he's ready to get down to business. trump just laid out his plan for his first 100 days in office. "today i would like to provide the with an update on the white house transition and our policy plans for the first 100 days. our transition team is working very smoothly, efficiently and effectively. truly great and talented men and women, p[atriots indeed, are being brought in and many will soon be part of our government-- helping us to make america great again. " under trump's plan, he has asked his team to come up with a list of
and create jobs. but he wants to withdraw from the trans-pacific partnership. and he also plans to crack down on abuses of visa programs. he did not mention his plans to build a wall along the border. the man accused of luring children into his home before sexually assaulting them had a date with a judge. no bail has been set for "jose azucena" in court yesterday. police say the victims were all little girls who lived in his apartment complex. the mother of some of the girls told fox5 the family trusted azucena... and the girls saw him as a grandfather figure. police say he threatened to hurt family members if any of the girls came forward. azucena is due back in court on february
third. last year the henderson police department used force 242 times. fox5's cyndi lundeberg participated in a simulation to get a first hand look at how officers train. we must warn you, some viewers may find this video disturbing.
this is an active shooter simulation.... something police have had to respond to nearly 200 times in the last 3 years. active shooter in a school and they sent you henderson police invtied me to see firsthand situations when officers may have to use deadly force. i did the simulation three times.... drop your weapon so going in my final time.... i kind of knew what to expect... and was still nervous... nats- youre at 160 beats a minute human beings are not meant to operate at that heart rate keep in mind this wasnt a real life situation. i also had to wear this.... nats electricity its used to train officers. when they do something wrong... they get zapped. so this is going to be tough on you i got zapped .... ohhhhhh
- .....when i didnt check all my surroundings and let a suspect approach me from behind.... what we're trying to get out of you is the physiological response we want you to feel like what its like to be under stress
gave us this test its kind of what a police report would look like following an officer involved shooting. this test asked me about suspect what people were wearing... i took it about 15 seconds after i finished i can tell you i missed every single question henderson police say this is common. they say during stressful situations your brain fills with chemicals making it hard to remember. that's why they thoroughly investigate every use of force .... it is documneted... investigated through the chain of command... then handed over to a special task force dedicated to reviewing use of force cases. jb - this trainign isnt in place to mke officers paranoid its in place to make officers focus on the right thing at the right time the henderson police departments says they want to talk openly about use of force... multiple victims nats shot fire to shed light on how quickly officers have to react in life and death scenarios... and admit mistakes do happen. i hated it i hated it it was so hard! but hope doing more excercises with the community can help explain why and
bond between officers and those they protect... only way to bridg that gap is through education cyndi lundeberg fox5 news local las vegas>> henderson police train every 30-45 days on use of force and when and where to use it. henderson police were involved in one deadly officer involved shooting last year. none so far this ar police officers will have their hands full over the long thanksgiving weekend. according to officer-dot-com, this is one of the busiest times for police officers around the country. the chaos starts wednesday night as bars and pubs fill up with everyone in town for the holidays. on that night, police deal with a lot of d-u-i's and traffic problems. come thanksgiving day, police receive more domestic violence calls, when people who don't normally see each other get into arguments.
not only is the busiest shoplifting day of the year, but police also have to deal with the huge crowds looking for deals. the kids at "merryhill preschool" are learning a lesson about giving back. "just letting them know that especially during this time of year not everybody has the needs at hand just like they do and like we do and so we just wanted to teach them the importance of being able to see other benefit from their giving." they've spent the past two weeks collecting non- perishables for "nevada partnership for homeless youth" the student took a field trip to the pantry to personally deliver the donations. this is the second year merryhill has held the drive. for over a decade, commissioner lawrence weekly has been making sure hundreds of families have food for the holidays. this year more than 300 families walked away with turkeys and thanksgiving side dishes during the
the families were selected by the staff at the senior and community centers as well as by the social services department. commissioner weekly partnered with three square food bank for the event. "to be able to be a blessing to 300 families knowing that these families will be able to sit down at a table and enjoy dinner with one another. you know, that makes me feel real real good and this is what it's all about. when you have an opportunity to serve here in clark county." this was the 14-th year in a row for the giveaway. its not too late to help those around the valley who may not have enough to eat this holiday season. the fox5 holiday food drive is going on at all valley vons and albertsons locations. you will see a display featuring christine maddela, john huck and ted pretty in store. the hunger bags are filled with items that will help fill bellies... like peanut butter and beans. the fox5 holiday food drive.... runs now through december 31st.
of america" came together to set an epic record. they're in the books as the largest handbell choir ever. "nats of ringing" the event was dubbed "the big ring"... and was used to help kick off the "red red kettles are the famous red buckets salvation army volunteers use to collect donations. this year -- they hope to raise more than 11-million dollars for charity. empowering victims of abuse . "we are here to remove their fear, take away any fear they have of the world in which they live. we want them to be a kid again." meet the "angels on wheels" in our fox5 news special
granddaughter. i'm excited to see what's to come for her, what her future holds. there are a lot of people trying to make sure her future is nothing like her past. if this 2nd grader had a normal childhood, we'd be able to tell you her name and show you her beautiful face. but she didn't, so we can't. she was totally afraid of everyone and everything. teresa's daughter lives with her boyfriend in couple couldn't pay the bills. then they had a baby girl. this baby girl. we just thought they're just struggling, what teresa didn't know at the time... they were using drugs four years ago teresa's daughter called her mom to ask for money to pay for the hotel room where she, her boyfriend, and their then three year old daughter were living. something just told me something was wrong. i just started driving and i just went to pick her up. i found them moving from hotel to hotel they were
figured out she couldn't talk. she had massive ear infections in both ears. speech therapists helped. she learned to talk, but with that new gift came new revelations. i don't undrestand how a father could molest his daughter. and how a grandfather could do it. and my daughter sat and watched. how? i don't get it. i can't get it, i'll never get it, and i'm not... makes me really sad to have a little girl tell you "why did they do that to me, why can't i be a happy family? why can't my mom and dad be normal? it's really hard. it's really hard to hear that and i don't really have any answers except i'm sorry. so whatever i need to do i'm going to do to help these kids. midgy helps. so does ogre. and nobody. and echo, and shadow, and hope. do not ever want to see a child have to live in fear and not be able to be a
we're not counselors, we're not role models, we're bikers. we just happen to care about abused kids they're bikers against child abuse, or baca. children we deal with have been abused emotionally, physically, sexually any kinds of abuse we want to make sure they don't have to go through that anymore those names? road names. it's for our protection as well as the children we empower. they all have road names as well to protect them. so this... is ponygirl. "hello!" the bikers don't know her real name, her whole story. they don't need to. all they know is she needs their help. first visit, level it's a little overwhelming when you see 40 motorcycles roll up you can hear them before you can see them. they round the corner, and ponygirl waves knowing all this... is for her. the reason why we're able to remove that fear is bc we are bikers. that's the reason it does work. a small child sees a bunch of big ugly tatted up people in leather, and lot of times they'll look at that and say whoever hurt me or whatever hurt me is not any tougher than these guys. my family is a lot bigger and badder than anybody else out there that's what gives them that empowerment, that's what takes away that fear. they're all volunteers. baca members go through extensive background checks and training. they "adopt" abuse victims into their big, bad, unbreakable biker band of brothers... and sisters. they're a family. maybe they can't sleep, they're afraid somebody that's
they need but call and we'll be there. we pay them a visit, we go to court with them so that whne they are in court and testifying against their perpetrator, they're looking at their family and they feel safe bc a lot of them take the stance that my family is tougher than yours. "who are we? baca? what do we do? empower the right. (clapping)" baca has brought light and lvoe back in her life. they gave her a "cut" a bear. i think i want to name him baca. (bear) you want to name him baca? baca bear. the way they do everytyhing is so symbolic, how they
each put their love in that teddy bear. unending love, so if they're ever scared they've got something to be nervous about, they've always got that bear to hold onto. here you go. (girl hugs) i love him strength. empowerment. she says it all the time. i will not live in fear. we pray for our brothers and sisters. they've given her that empowerment. to not be afraid. and to speak up for herself. and to tell the truth. "im so happy" it just absolutely does my heart good. it really does. it gives me a reason to ride, ya know? something to ride for. just, i love it. gives me purpose. baca's made a huge difference. they've brought joy back to her life. and she now knows she carries that
love even when she walks alone. (nats- music, walking solo) if you know an abuse victim who needs help or to learn more about bikers against child abuse, visit our website fox5 vegas dot com. standing with children with cancer. 3 years ago, former president george h-w bush shaved his head to show support for a young cancer patient. 3 years later, they've reunited. we'll show you the pics. and you're looking live inside giant panda lun lun's pen right now. the new mommy of two has been grooming and playing with one of her cubs for awhile now. we're looking at this because zoo atlanta is inviting
senior shaved his head as a tribute to a young cancer survivor, and now the two are reuniting and rocking plenty of hair! check out this great picture! this is 5-year-old patrick. on monday, the two reunited for this awesome picture. back in 20-13, patrick was battling leukemia. so the former president, along with 20 secret service agents,
solidarity with patrick. this picture of their matching bald heads quickly went viral. flash forward to today, bush tweeted out this side-by-side picture of the duo, rocking their full heads of hair. bush says he's thankful his friend, patrick is feeling and doing much better these days. plenty more straight ahead on fox5 news this morning... we're just hours away from finally knowing the vegas n-h-l team name peter dawson will join us live.. with what we can
morning starts right now "i like the las vegas aces." "scorpions, las vegas scorpions." "pretty partial to the name outlaws." "i like the knights." butt to "maybe vegas gamblers." butt to bill foley: there is so much local support for this team and there's so much excitement butt to gary bettman: the board of governors approved the plan of expansion that will bring an nhl franchise to las vegas. butt to " we went in on season tickets months ago, so
looking forward to it" butt to twenty years in las vegas fighting blackhawks today i give it up still scond team today i'm vegas fan anyone who has children knows... naming your baby is hard... today our hockey baby will get its name... good morning i'm dave hall. and i'm maria silva. in just a few hours.. our "something" knights will finally have a name. vegas wanted hockey.. and we got it.. now its all coming together. peter dawson will join us in a moment.. with a preview of what we can expect today.. but first-- cass how is the weather looking today? good morning i'm cassandra jones