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temperatures drop into the mid 70s. wednesday will stay dry with more sunshine around the area. high temperatures climb back into the low 100s. look for winds to pick up thursday, with temperatures falling back into the 90s again on friday. the worker who was attacked by a swarm of bees earlier this month died last thursday. he was identified as 28-year old jose pacheco fox-5's vince sapienza spoke with local experts who say if pacheco had a little more bee education and taken the proper safety precautions.. he
that's right john..cyndi.... earlier today i spoke with a local bee keeper.. who says ten bee stings per pound is all it takes for the body to be overwhelmed.... meaning if a 180- pound man were to be stung 18- hundred to 2- thousand times the body would start to shutdown.... now that seems like a lot.. but i'm told a couple thousnd bees is just ten-percent of an average africanized bee hive.... which is the type of bee hive pacheco was attempting to remove. i'm also told close to 100- percent of bees in the valley are africanized...but only 25-percent are aggressive.... las vegas fire and rescue say the amount of calls they receive have gone down more and more over the years... the bees you have to look out for are the ones coming out of walls... sprinkler heads... and cracks in buildings... "people think oh, we'll just let them go, well you're really wishing death on your neighborhood because as soon as they take flight, the first thing that has musk perfume or different perfumes, loud noise, bees are going to attack it."
swarms happen every three to four weeks for africanized bees..and every time they swarm they split.. multiplying and spreading... now if you think you have a bee issue...las vegas fire and rescue say.. do not call 9-1-1... call a local.. licensed bee keeper to remove them immediately.... l-v fire and rescue say they will only respond if someone is stung and dealing with life or death situations... l-v fire and rescue say they do offer a hotline where you can leave a two-minute recording....that number is 702-229- 2000.. a motorcyclist was killed earlier today... after a crash with a chevrolet suburban. this happened just before 12, at the i-15 northbound off- ramp and d-street. metro says the motorcyclist had just exited the freeway when the crash happened. the rider died at the scene. police say the rider was 43 years old, and the
release that person's name. crews were back to work today at tivoli village - after a scaffold collapsed yesterday afternoon -- killing one worker. that worker was 30 year old ricardo bautista. fox5's eric hilt talked with bautista's family members -- eric what did they have to say. ricardo's family members say this is a very difficult time for them. they did not want to go on camera today, but told me he was a a hardworking man who loved his family -- including his three sons -- more than anything else. he was working at this contruction zone yesterday when the scaffold he was working on collapsed. three men were on the scaffold working at this project at trivoli village, when it fell. two of the men were able to jump off, but bautista was killed. the names of the other two workers have not been released. signs around the construction site say the permit belongs to level cm... that company was
contractor for tivoli village. we looked up level cm in osha records -- they have no previous violations. osha is currently investigating yesterday's deadly scaffold collapse. i reached out to level cm this afternoon... the first time i called, an employee told me they were not involved with this project, and then hung up. when i called back again a few hours later that same worker told me the company was not going to comment. reporting live, eric hilt fox5 news locala the first case of
year in southern nevada. the person infected is a woman over age 50. she was hospitalized with what the southern nevada health district says is a more serious neuro- invasive form of the illness.. and has since been released. there was one other case of west nile last year. the vector surveillance program identified west-nile positive mosquitoes in three zip codes this year-- they are 89021, 89032 and 89117. a horse in the 89021 zip code also
it's getting closer and closer to the first day of school for a lot of kids in clark county -- and today, doctors and nurses were getting them ready to make sure they don't get sent home. fox5's adam herbets found out what types of vaccines kids need to get before school starts. john/ cyndi they made it pretty clear at the event today -- if your kid isn't vaccinated -- they're not going to put everyone else at risk by keepin the classroom. all of the parents we talked to said they were happy about that rule -- but of course, the school knows, there will be parents who resist. when a bunch of families are sitting down... waiting for their shots... we're not sure who looked more worried. the kids... or the parents. pamela/ oh yes. i think he will cry. he usually cries for his shots. adelina/ i got three. it wasn't -- it really wasn't as bad as i thought. adelina hicks said it had been a while
she couldn't even remember how it felt... so of course, she expected the worst. someone's like has their hand and it's like squeezing it for 5 seconds and ahhh i thought it would hurt really bad. it was just like slight bubble in my skin maybe and then it popped and then it was okay. and then it felt like my brother or sister was pinching me. it's just a pinch... but the people in charge say it's an important one... that unfortunately some parents try to get their kids out of. this mom says -- she's not one of those parents. well that's their opinion. that's their opinion. but they only see the value of it when their child gets sick or ill. betsy/ well we encourage all parents to make an informed decision about what they're doing for their child's health her definition of "an informed decision" means -- just get the vaccines. yes, there are exceptions... but it's not easy to get out of. if you don't like shots, that's not
they're unhealthy... that's not good enough either. in nevada -- you need a religious exemption, or a medical reason. i am encouraging the rest of parents that do not think it is wise for them to take the vaccine for them to do it. if you don't like shots, that's not good enough... and if you think they're unhealthy... that's not good enough they're unhealthy... that's not good enough either. in nevada -- you need a religious exemption, or a police are
the laws are, when it comes to school zones. "you're not gonna get a break folks. if you're going over the speed limit in a school zone you're gonna get a ticket and it's gonna be a hefty fine. so please slow down. please take your time. please slow your roll." along with going the speed limit... some new laws include no u-turns and no passing other vehicles in school zones. you also cannot pass a school bus from either direction of the street when it has it's flashing stop signs out. last... metro wants to remind everyone to leave earlier than normal because back to school means more morning traffic. m-m-a fighter nate diaz may be in trouble with the u-f-c. and it has to do with something reporters noticed at a post-fight news conference. "what exactly are you, for the record, smoking " what the fighter said he was vaping... and why an investgation may be on the way. and a family pleads for help... after their storage unit was mistakenly auctioned off. what they hope the person who bought it, will
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potential doping violation... for vaping cannabis at the u-f-c post- fight press conference here in las vegas. diaz actually addressed the vaping during that conference, and explained what he was doing. "what exactly are you, for the record, smoking? this is tru, the tru company, cbd. it helps with the healing oc inflamation and stuff. you want to get this before or after the fight. it will make your life a better place. cpd...cpd oil if you don't know what that is! " c-p-d is banned in competition by the world anti-doping
six hours before, or six hours after a fight. this post fight press conference was in that time frame. diaz has never failed a drug test in his m-m-a career. after that epic fight and victory this past weekend at the u-f-c 202... conor mcgregor lands on medical suspension. he came out of the fight with issues with his foot... shin and ankle-- which may be fractured. the suspension could last up to six months-- but he can have it waived if he's cleared by an orthopedic doctor. the earliest he will able to start training will be october 5-th. nate diaz was issued a 30 day medical suspension. now fox5 weather 24/7, with sam argier it has been a mild and humid tuesday around the las vegas valley. with that moisture in place, we still have the chance of a few isolated storms popping up around southern nevada tonight. the best chance will be between 8 p.m. and midnight, favoring the northern half
overnight low temperatures drop into the mid 70s. wednesday will stay dry with more sunshine around the area. high temperatures climb back into the low 100s. look for winds to pick up thursday, with temperatures falling back into the 90s again on friday. it has been a mild and humid tuesday around the las that moisture in place, we still have the chance of a few isolated storms popping up around southern nevada tonight. the best chance will be between 8 p.m. and midnight, favoring the northern half of the valley. overnight low temperatures drop into the mid 70s. wednesday will stay dry with more
less than 200 dollars... but the belongings inside were priceless. "the voice in my head was like no no no, your heart drops, its devastating, you think about all the personal things that were lost, but the most hard hitting were the photographs and personal items that would have been passed down to my kids. " danica winberg says something happened with her mother's auto-pay, and she didn't know because she was recovering at center. she says the unit contained many items with the name "stafford on them." coming up at 6... we will have more details on the items missing. breakfast for dinner is definitely a good idea. especially when you can get it for pocket change! we'll tell you about the deal going on right now at i-hop... before you start working on dinner.
that's amazing... a kentucky fried chicken commercial from a kentucky fried chicken commercial from 1976... here we are 40 years later... and kfc is rolling out something equally amazing. sunscreen... that chicken... it's the brand new kfc colonel sanders extra crispy sunscreen... it comes in spf 30... here's the best part... slather this stuff on... and you'll smell like chicken... kfc has a few warnings... don't eat it... and random people may try to eat you... the kfc sunscreen debuted yesterday... and is already sold out. if you think that's weirdly awesome... you'll love this too...
"shrink wrap love." you guys notice how newlyweds are always trying to get creative with their wedding pictures?? good luck topping this... these lovebirds are stuffed in bags... put in poses... and then vacuum sealed inside... once all of the oxygen is sucked out... the photographer has 4 seconds to get the photos... before people... start... you know... dying... the result is what you're looking at... the pictures are haunting... but these couples say they loved the closeness they felt... trapped inside a bag. sp trapped... i've never seen video of ken or les when they were kids... but i'm guessing they were troublemakers... and i'm guessing something like this happened. it's a little boy... who got his head stuck in a couch... this is at a store in china... no one is quite sure how he got his head stuck... or what he was trying to do... but he's stuck... they had to call in the fire department to rescue the little dude... he was fine... and hopefully learned a lesson... don't stick your head in couches. it's never too late
it's never too late for breakfast. it's never too late for breakfast. especially when i-hop is serving up short stacks for only a buck. you can stop by any one of their restaurants today to get a short stack of pancakes for only one dollar. all the proceeds from the sales will benefit "no kids hungry." the chain has a goal to raise one-million dollar to help feed kids all over the world. the promotion ends tonight at seven. president obama spent today reaching out to those recovering from flooding in louisiana. "i want the people of louisana to know you're not alone in
how the president is responding to critics who say he should have come sooner... and the help that is on the way to get victims back on their feet. "3:11- when it comes to puppy dogs, the community will always care. " and we'll check out one little girl's efforts, to help metro's k-9's stay safe on the job.
their homes in the floods. the trip comes after republicans criticized the president for not visiting the state sooner. karin caifa shows us how he plans to help these devastated communities. (pres. barac obama): "this is not a one-off, this is not a photo op" president barack obama has now seen the devastation in baton rouge with his own eyes... and has promised to provide whatever federal resources are needed to rebuild the flood- torn region. (pres. barack obama) "as of today federal support has reached that's for help like temporary rental assistance, essential home repairs, and flood inurance payments" 13 lives lost....more than 60,000 homes damaged. the red cross calling the floods here the country's worst disaster since superstorm sandy four years ago. (pres. barack obama) "i want the people of louisana to know you're not alone in this even after the tv cameras leave" but some republicans say this trip should have come sooner. the white house announced the visit on friday afternoon, while the president was on vacation in martha's vineyard. it's also when
presidential nominee donald trump and his running mate mike pence were here themselves (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate) "never seen anything like it. honestly obama ought to get off the golf course and get there." the president of livingston parish, one of the hardest-hit areas, says he would rather see politics set aside for the sake of his residents. (layton ricks/president of livingston parish) "my concern is getting our parish back up and running. we are a resilient people. we've been knocked out, we got up, we fought back / / / in livingston parish, louisiana, i'm karin caifa. caifa. as for hillary clinton, she says she will visit louisiana when, quote, "the presence of a political campaign will not disrupt the response" . this was seen by many as a clear shot at trump's visit last week. a lot of travelers are packing heat when they board a plane, especially in the last several days. the t-s-a confiscated a record-breaking number of guns
country. in just one week, agents found 81 guns in passengers' bags. 70 of the guns were loaded, and 31 had a round in the chamber! officials say they also confiscated swords, throwing knives, and a machete during their searches. a federal judge ruled schools who do not allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice, will not be punished financially. now, advocates for transgender students say that ruling will be damaging. "(claire bow/transgender attorney) "there's nothing like getting the morning, from a parent of a trans child telling you that they attempted suicide the night before and those parents will protect their children any way that they can." " officials in thirteen states argued the new bathroom and locker room policies threatened students' safety and privacy. under the new ruling, schools can make their own decisions on bathrooms, without fear of losing federal funding. we talked to clark county school district officials about transgender bathroom rules. the district does not have an official policy. instead, staff members work
students and families to come up with the best solutions. in more local news... a little girl opened up her lemonade stand again today... this time to help metro k-9 officers get protective vests. "we wanted to do it for a vest because we didn't want to lose another k9 like nicky. this way we can help them out and they can get vests. " "theresa ann babcock" offered lemonade to people visiting "kangamoo play". stand raised more than 13 hundred dollars for family members of fallen officers. it's theresa's fourth birthday today, and her family says she wanted to spend it helping others. mcdonalds offered a fitness tracker to kids... as a healthy addition to their happy meals. but those trackers may be causing more harm than help! why the restaurant now has to recall nearly 30 million of the devices.
and amazed but not surprised " a neighbor thinks he spots some squatters in an empty home... but police finds someone more surprising. why a realtor is in trouble for more than just trespassing. you're watching fox5 news at 4. local. las vegas . mcdonald for seniors like barbara, social security makes a difference every month. but for the wall street types who've given congressman joe heck's campaigns over $500,000, social security could
mean billions of dollars in fees. that's what privatizing social security means and why joe heck and wall street support it.
happy meals for about a week. but now... kids will just find regular toys with their chicken nuggets. that's because the trackers are causing rashes and burns! mcdonalds is offically recalling 29 million "step it" fitness trackers. according to the consumer product safety commission... are at least 70 reports of skin irritation. at least seven children developed blisters after wearing the tracker. mcdonalds asks parents to bring the trackers back to its restaurants, and exchange it for a free replacement toy. the restaurant stopped offering the toy about a week ago... but now it wants to make sure they are out of the hands of children who already took one home. the world changed drastically for anyone with a computer back in 1991. on august 23rd, anyone could access the world
the world wide web celebrates its 25th birthday today. don't get it mixed up with the internet... they are two different things. the internet is a network of computers that are connected. and the world wide web refers to the web pages on these computer networks. with the summer winding down and kids going back to school... it's a great time to book a flight! it's "cheap flight day"! airlines are slashing prices, since demand day. tuesdays are a good time to look for a flight, since airlines will offer lower fairs to beat competitors. if you can't buy tickets today, don't worry. there will be cheaper tickets throughout the next few weeks. you will find better deals if you are headed to major cities. tickets are discounted to europe... and now that the olympics are over, airfare to brazil is much less expensive. two texas realtors decided to have some fun in a home before its new owners
and thanks to an observant neighbor... both landed behind bars! 22-year-old "kayla seloff" recently sold a home in "friendwood." she invited 27- year-old realtor "joshua leal" over for a romantic evening. a neighbor saw flashlights through the window. he was worried about squatters, so he called police. when officers arrived, they found the two in what they called quote, "a passionate rendezvous". "well i guess they're having fun i don't know. (laughs). at first the realtors told police they were a married couple who had just bought the home. but when police checked their id's, they found the two also had drugs on them. the home's real owners are now filing crimimal tresspassing charges, saying they don't approve of this homecoming. sorry seems to be the easiest word... after ryan lochte's fake robbery story.
i'm hall of famer jerry west and my life is basketball. but that doesn't stop my afib from leaving me at a higher risk
of stroke. that'd be devastating. i took warfarin for over 15 years until i learned more about once-daily xarelto... a latest generation blood thinner. then i made the switch. xarelto? significantly lowers the risk of stroke in people with afib not caused by a heart valve problem. it has similar effectiveness to warfarin. warfarin interferes with vitamin k and at least six blood clotting factors. of your body's natural clotting function. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. while taking you may bruise more easily, and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines.
unusual bruising or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures. before starting xarelto tell your doctor about any conditions, such as kidney, liver or bleeding problems. to help protect yourself from a stroke, ask your doctor about xarelto. there's more to know. xarelto. up at 5 o'clock. christine maddela joins us from the newsroom with what to look out for. a new school year starts in less than a week. police are reminding drivers to slow down. we'll introduce you to the recently passed "school zone" traffic laws... you may not know about. and - it's been a good year for low gas prices... but there's a
roads aren't as safe as they used to be. plus.... is barbie jealous? why a ken doll in a dress... is stirring up a fierce debate on facebook. ryan lochte continues to lose fans and sponsorships after his bogus robbery story in rio. as jeanne moos shows us... there's plenty of people besides lochte who are sorry about the story. the sorry refrain... (natsot / bieber song): "sorry" sung by everyone from justin bieber to brenda lee. (natsot / brenda lee song): "i'm sorry." and look who's sorry now. not just swimmer ryan lochte. (al roker on nbc): "he lied. he lied to you. he lied to matt lauer." but when travelers departing the olympics were asked to leave a special message to rio at the airport, "sorry
popular ones scrawled on the board. apparently embarrassed americans felt the need to apologize. (jeanne moos, new york / standup bridge): "but you know who seemed to say sorry even more times than the message board?" lochte himself... (lochte on nbc/tv globo): "i'm just really sorry. i'm embarrassed. (butted to) and i'm really sorry. (butted to) how sorry i am (butted to) i'm just really sorry (butted to) how truly sorry i am." he's paying a stiff price for saying he and his teammates were robbed and he had a cocked gun "do you lie a little or a lochte?" was one meme. on john oliver's "last week tonight" they said farewell to him... (natsot / "last week tonight" show): "ryan lochte america's idiot sea cow. what defines ryan lochte? ryan lochte (crowd laughs)" and now he's being stripped of his endorsement deals. (lochte ad): "i am speedo fit." (jeanne moos, new york): "not any more. on monday speedo dropped lochte." tweeted one columnist "ironic to lose a speedo endorsement over
a mattress company dumped him, even his gentle laser hair removal sponsor cut off lochte. ralph lauren refused to renew his contract. (natsot/ralph lauren ad): "i can be having the worst day of my life but as soon as i step into the water everything disappears." better dive, ryan. natsot: splash and make that one worst day of admitted intoxication disappear. (natsot/ brenda lee): "and i was too blind.." drunk (natsot / brenda lee): "to see. so sorry." (lochte on nbc): "i over exaggerated.." cnn (lochte on nbc): "i over exaggerated that story" new york
dry with more sunshine around the area. high temperatures climb back into the low 100s. look for winds to pick up thursday, with temperatures falling back into the 90s again on friday. it has been a mild and humid tuesday around the las vegas valley. with that moisture in place, we still have the chance of a few isolated storms popping up around southern nevada tonight. the best chance will be between 8 p.m. and midnight, favoring the northern half of the valley. overnight low temperatures drop
i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. letterman:"has a line of clothing, now where were these made?" trump: "these were made, i don't know where they're made. but they were made someplace. but they're great. erything sold at macy's and they're doing great.? letterman: ?where are the shirts made?? off-camera voice: ?bangladesh.? letterman: ?bangladesh.? trump: ?well, it's good. we employ people in bangladesh." letterman: ?ties? where are the ties made?" they have to work, too. these are beautiful ties. they are great ties. the ties are made in where? china? letterman: ?the ties are made in china." off-camera voice: ?china.?
this one is much more pleasant to listen to, and you might find yourself snapping along! 00-15 "whose billy goat is this? " r-and-b artist anthony hamilton and background singers "the hamiltones" met this goat at the indiana state fair. the group found it by itself... and decided to serenade it as they fed it carrots. the video has
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live from las vegas, its time for fox5 news at 5. a man is dead... after a scaffolding collapse at tivoli village. now - we're learning more about the construction worker - who lost his life. a man is dead - after a bee attack. what a sting does at a chemical level... and how the effects of an attack will differ
are your children up-to-date on their shots? what parents in clark county need to know - before the first day of class. this is fox5 news at 5. local. las vegas family members are remembering a construction worker killed - in a scaffolding collapse. i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck. 30-year-old ricardo baustista died - when he fell at tivoli village yesterday afternoon. fox5's eric hilt talked with his family members today - an at the construction site, eric? family members told me they're still trying to process the construction zone collapse that killed ricardo bautista. crews are back to work in this construction site at tivoli village a day after a deadly
were on the scaffold when it fell -- two were able to jump to safety, but one person was killed. today the clark county coroner said the victim was 30-year-old ricardo bautista... family members told fox5 they're still trying to process what happened... they did not want to go on camera, but say they'll remember bautista as a great person, a hard worker and a loving father. signs around the construction zone say the building permit is to a company called levels cm... that company was also the general contracter other tivoli village projects. we looked that company up in osha's records -- and didn't find any previous violations. osha is investigating this deadly scaffold collapse. i reached out to level cm this afternoon... the first time i called, an employee told me they were not involved with this project, and then hung up. when i called back again a few hours later that same worker told me the company was not going to comment. reporting live, eric hilt fox5 news local las vegas. a motorcyclist