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guess the kid got the gun tee white lives next door to the townsend family and still cant beleive what happened just a few days ago. tw: kinda distraught about the whole thing. police say his neighbor - shaltrese townsend - was home with her kids and left a loaded 9 milimeter beretta unattended. she told police the gun was on a chair in the masterbedroom where she was doing one of her kids' hair and left the room for a bathroom break. in that time span she heard the gun go off. nats car neighborhood in the report its unclear if the girl shot her self or another child inside the home pulled the trigger. when police found it - the safety was off. white says its particularly sad because the family was recently robbed and used the gun for protection. tee white, neighbor:if so meone robbed me or my wife, id expect her to get protection the same way and just a sad situation that the kid got a hold of it but the gun was there to protect the family
range says those details dont matter. jerry tummnia: it falls back on the parents. its tragic of course but this just goes to prove that people who own fire arms need to get the proper training. tumminia offers a ser ies of classes at his range but says the first line of defense - tummnia: we always say you should carry it on your side or if your a woman you and you leave it in your person that fire arm should never leave your person. i tried to get an interview with townsend inside the jail house but she didnt respond. the neighbor you saw in this story tells me child protective services took the other kids immeidately after the incident - but theyre back with their dad
suspect shot by troopers in henderson has died. the 28-year-old was taken to sunrise hospital yesterday. troopers say he led them on a chase after stealing a car from a woman downtown. he got all the way to henderson, where they say he forcibly carjacked an elderly couple. he was shot trying to get away in their car. his identity has yet to be released by the clark county coroner. mental illness may be a factor in the case against a man accused of shooting a couple on i-15, killing one of them. that's according mcdonald's court appointed lawyer. scott coffee said he's still reviewing police reports about the saturday gunfire on the highway. mcdonald was arrested minutes later at a pharmacy where he's accused of wielding two guns, pulling his pants down and demanding a sex act from a female employee. police say road rage didn't appear to the motive for the shooting that killed tracey donahue and wounded her husband in their vehicle on i-15 near sahara avenue. at least three cars were struck by bullets. mcdonald is due back in court on
there are new developments in a story you will only see on fox5... concerning a clark county school district police investigation... into an intense piece of video... showing a canyon springs high school student-- body slammed on the concrete by an administrator. "the girl was gone. her opponent was no longer there. what was this for? it was an angry administrator" coming up on your only local news at 5:30-- we learn more about the administrator and where he is now that the district is still investigating. plus, what the mom of the student in the video is saying about where the evidence in this case is headed. rockstar vince neil pleads guilty in a misdemeanor battery case that happened on the strip in april. the case involved an assault on a woman who was trying to get his autograph. a report shows he grabbed the woman by the hair and pulled her to the ground at the aria hotel. actor nicolas cage was seen in the video trying to restrain him. neil, who was not
have to take an impulse counseling class... and pay a one thousand dollar fine. his next status check is on january 19-th. his lawyers tell us he is ready to put this all behind him. a local gas station was robbed early this morning.. and they say the suspect took a crowbar to one of the slot machines. it happened at the mobil gas station near durango and farm road around 4 am. they say the man broke into the slot machines by smashing them - then quickly took off. the suspect may have left the scene in a silver mercedes with no visible plates. anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact crime stoppers at 7-0-2-3-8-5-5-5-5-5 we now know where and when president obama will be speaking in the valley this weekend. he'll be urging people to vote and rallying for hillary clinton and catherine cortez masto at cheyenne high school this sunday at 3:45. doors open at 1:45. the event is free but requires a ticket. in order to get a ticket you have to visit one of the organizing offies in town between
for a full list of those offices, head over to our website at fox5 vegas dot com and click on this story on the homepage. former president bill clinton stayed the night after last night's debate-- and made a surprise visit to a democratic campaign office in north las vegas this morning. "you've got a chance to elect someone of truly uncommon capacity to make things better and you saw it last night, didn't you." clinton told a crowd of about 60 people that hillary has always been the grown up in the room. he says we need a quote 'what are we going to do about it president'... and says it depends on nevada's registration and voter turnout numbers. voters "we fought for this country and we fought for inclusiveness not to be separated by anyone, not to be demeaned by anyone." "this will be my first time voting so i'm happy that we hopefully will have a woman president for one and that she shows the values that i have." clinton was introduced by
democratic house candidate ruben kihuen.... who voiced his support for.... along with democrat catherine cortez masto. today everybody is recovering from a big day in las vegas history... especially the las vegas convention and visitors authority, who helped organize and plan the presidential debate. fox5's eric hilt talked with the lvcva today, eric how do they think the big event went? the lvcva told me last night's debate was a huge success, because people around the world were focused on the thomas and mack last night... in fact there 70 million people watching here in the us -- and the lvcva says there may have been up to 100 million people watching or streaming across the world. right now the unlv campus it getting back to normal...but putting all this on was a huge undertaking, and it was something that has never happened in las
nevada. the lvcva says the city's history with hosting big events helped them prepare for the presidential debate... but they did say there were some things that they hadn't encountered with other major events -- like the massive amount of security. "it was a little bit higher magnitude becuase of the safety and secuirty involved, so it was a higher element of security that we need from the federal level down to the local level, to make sure that not only we pulled off a great event but a safe event" there was a lot of security yesterday, and metro told us this morning that there were no arrests around this debate. and the lvcva says they expect this debate to bring in more big events and more visitors to las vegas soc
vegas last night-- ken bone became famous after his memorable appearance during the second presidential debate. he knows his fifteen may be up soon... but he doesn't really mind. bone says he's grateful for the little time he got in the spotlight and he's happy he got to play a role in encouraging people to vote. during his fame trip... he's got a free trip to last night's debate-- thanks to jimmy kimmel. soon... he'll even be in a commercial promoting the izod red sweater that made him a
sunny skies and plenty of warmth for us friday and saturday with highs in the mid-upper 80s. we'll stay at 86 degrees on sunday with southwest breezes and a slight chance of showers on sunday afternoon. we'll keep that chance into monday with breezy conditions at times and a high of 80. we'll dry out and see highs in the low 80s tuesday through thursday. the kids at dondero
prepared to handle a few shake-ups. the north las vegas fire department helped them practice earthquake drills for "shake-out day." the kids learned how to drop... cover and hold on. and then they were evacuated from the building... just like a real drill. there's was also a safety p-s-a featuring h-g-t-v's "property brothers". "basically we want to talk to the students and improve awareness. we want people to not be scared about an earthquake. we want them to be "the great shake out" was presented by the nevada earthquake safety council. it's a national event... celebrated all over the country. only if it falls in his favor. that's what donald trump says about accepting the outcome of the election. how his campaign is clarifying those comments-- and what republican leader john mccain is saying about them. and was this picture... a fake? who claims the viral image of a syrian boy after an attack... isn't real. plus, why clowns
mexico-- to celebrate... and what they're saying about the clowns threatening people on the internet. you're watching fox5 news at 5. local. las vegas . it's hard to make the past dissappear, but danny tarkanian is trying. he'd rather you forget about all of his failed runs for congress, senate, and secretary of state. ...and the shady record that killed his chances every time.
all those fake charities he helped set up. he can try all he wants, but danny tarkanian just can't bury his past. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. i don't know what i said, ahh, i don't remember. narrator: and joe heck says i have "high hopes we'll see donald trump become president." trump: you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes,
narrator: heck says he "completely supports" trump. i love war in a certain way. narrator: and heck? reporter: do you trust him having his finger on
the nuclear button? heck: i do. reporter: why do you say that? heck: why wouldn't i? narrator: donald trump and joe heck. wrong for nevada. robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq, and i've been a republican all my life. but i'm the father of three girls. i can't stand hearing
proud and strong, in a nation where they're valued and respected. donald trump's america is not the country i fought
for. so, i'm voting for hillary clinton. hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. nearly 500 people have been killed and almost 2,000 wounded since the syrian government launched its offensive on the eastern, rebel- held part of the city of aleppo on
that's according to u.n. secretary- general ban ki- moon . ban says the city's besieged district has seen "the most sustained and intensive aerial bombardment" since the conflict began 5 1/2 years ago. he told the u.n. general assembly that the unilateral pause in bombing announced by russia that began on thursday is welcome.... and will hopefully lead to urgent medical evacuations. as the violence continues-- syria's leader is calling a viral image... a fake. it shows a five year old syrian boy named omran after he was pulled from the rubble after an airstrike in aleppo. when asked, syrian president bashar al-assad told swiss reporters the images were manipulated... and that particular picture... was not real. assad's claim is not matched by the accounts of rescue workers at the scene and the medical personnel who treated the boy that night. hundreds of
mexico city to defend their profession and condemn the so- called 'creepy' clown craze. "nats of band playing" the clowns gathered wednesday at the centric revolution monument and shouted "we are clowns, not killers." it's part of an annual gathering of clowns from across latin america, which includes costume competitions and shows in several city theaters . they said a series of violent incidents involving people in clown costumes image and income. the final presidential debate of the 2016 election season is in the books. and one major moment from last night's showdown between donald trump and hillary clinton continues to make waves today. steve nannes has more on what may happen after the race is called. donald trump is doubling down... promising to accept the results of the november 8th election... under one condition. donald trump, -r-
candidate: i will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election... if i win (applause) at wednesday's debate, it was this that left many observers stunned chris wallace, fox news : do you make the same commitment that you will absolutely accept the result of this election. donald trump-r presidential candidate: i will look at it at the time. i'm not looking at anything now. on thursday, trump's campaign manager kellyanne conway tried to clarify his coments. kellyanne conway, trump campaign manager: he has said that he will respect the results of the election, but everybody, including al gore in 2000, waits to see what those election results are. the move will put many down-ballot republicans in close races in a tight spot. arizona senator john mccain -- a former nominee himself -- released a statement saying in part: "in every previous election, the loser congratulates the winner and calls
republican way or the democratic way. trump says he wants to leave all options on the table. donald trump, -r- presidential candidate: of course i would accept a clear election result, but i would also reserve my right to contest or file a legal challenge in the case of a questionable result. a post debate analysis was held at the smith center this morning-- and experts there said they would have never predicted that the integrity of the election would be a topic from the debate... the morning after. "they might have beent alking about what's going on in the middle east or the ec this has gotten people to wonder you have to support the process, you might not like the outcome but you really should support the process no matter what the outcome is." that was former senator mark begich... of alaska. we'll hear more about how election integrity is playing into both campaigns... coming up in the next half hour. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty sunny skies and plenty of warmth for us friday and saturday with highs
degrees on sunday with southwest breezes and a slight chance of showers on sunday afternoon. we'll keep that chance into monday with breezy conditions at times and a high of 80. we'll dry out and see highs in the low 80s tuesday through thursday. sunny skies and for us friday and saturday with highs in the mid-upper 80s. we'll stay at 86 degrees on sunday with southwest breezes and a slight chance of showers on sunday afternoon. we'll keep that chance into monday with breezy conditions at times and a high of 80. we'll dry out and see highs in the low 80s tuesday
the weather will be perfect for a great event this weekend... we're just two days away from the southern highlands fall festival! this "take 5 to care" event is happening at goett family park this saturday. it is from 11 a-m to 3 p-m.. and it is free to get in. you will find games, raffle prizes, a costume contest, pumpkin patch and plenty of great food.
there too! about 12% of americans experience migraines. and it may not be just what they ate... but what's leftover hours after... that could be triggering the unbelievable pain. and the age group in the most danger of contracting an std... and which types of the diseases... have reached record levels. and be sure to download our free fox5 news app -- to get all the latest local headlines, breaking news, and traffic alerts on your mobile device. wolfson: i'm a prosecutor. locking up criminals is my job. the attacks on question 1? misleading and
flat out wrong. nick: swapping guns with your buddies when hunting or at the shooting range? question 1 won't change that one bit. steiber: here's the only change.
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thousands of nevadans go to work every day producing clean solar energy. but when congressman joe heck goes to work, he puts their jobs at risk. voting against nevada solar.
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disease control and prevention. between 2014 and 2015.. there were a million and a half cases of chlamydia, nearly four hundred thousand cases of gonorrhea and twenty-four thouand cases of primary and secondary syphilis. people at the greatest risk for s-t-d's were those in the fifteen to twenty-four age group, as well as gay and bisexual men. officials say the results point for a need to increase s-t-d prevention efforts.. which may be difficult at a time when many state and local programs have had their budgets a new study suggests microbes in your mouth are linked to migraines. the connection sheds light on why certain foods can trigger migraines the study shows people who get migraines have a higher abundance of mouth bacteria that reduces compounds called nitrates into nitrites, which can be converted into nitric oxide. having increased nitric oxide in your bloodstream has been associated with migraines in separate research. the study sheds light on how foods that contain nitrates,
and lunch meats, might trigger migraines. there's much more coming up in the second half of fox5 news at 5. new developments you'll see only on fox5... after a student at canyon springs high school... was thrown to the ground by an adminstrator. where the staff member is now... and what the girl's mother is saying about her injuries. putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. planned parenthood should absolutely be defunded. ressman hardy said he supported trump 100%. like trump, hardy opposed legislation to ensure equal pay. and hardy fought to defund planned parenthood, just like trump. ruben kihuen respects women. kihuen fought for equal pay for equal work. and ruben kihuen will protect our right to make our own health decisions.
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more about a school administrator who slammed a freshman student to the ground... trying to break up a fight. but in the process... the girl's mother says her daughter had to be taken to the emergency room with a serious head injury. fox5's adam herbets found out... now there's a possibility for criminal charges. john/ christine the mother says police told her this whole case... including this video could be getting sent over to prosecutors with the district attorney's office. we've been showing it to you -- only on fox5 -- for about a week... and still c-c-s-d is refusing to talk about it. (nats fight) this was almost a fight between a freshman girl... and a senior... it got broken up by an administrator... but in the end... mom says the man