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(rings) and she's hoping her ring dot com doorbell can help leach: i didnt think that this was going to have 40 k views. and over 1500 shares. it was able to catch them and it was able to give them the 15 minutes of fame they wanted so badly. leach bought a "ring video doorbell" gadet in october. it streams live audio and video of a home's front doorstep directly to your smartphone leach: i talked to you through it. it comes to your phone as 'theres someone at your door.' leach tells me this wont ruin her christmas but she hopes these guys are caught before they strike again. leach tells me shes received dozens of emails from people with leads. she does have a strong lead she's hoping police will pursue. leach told fox 5 she filed a police report this afternoon. the body of a teenage girl was discovered back in september on the side of the road in mohave county. now detectives are releasing drawings of what
recognizes her. this girl was found by highway 93, north of dolan springs on september 28th. a couple came across her body while hiking in a ravine. today, detectives announced they are investigating this case as a possible homicide. but they are still unsure how she died. the national center for missing and exploited children released these images... but warn because the body was decomposed, they may only be a partial resemblance. the coroner described the girl as african american, between 13 and 17 years old, about five feet, five inches tall. if you have information that can help police identify the girl, call crimestoppers at 702-385-55-55. an overnight fire left a person homeless... and killed the family dog. it happened near flamingo and sandhill. officials say the fire caused heavy structural and smoke damage. crews are still working to determine the cause. thankfully, no people were injured. today ... hockey fans across the valley have been trying to get their
gear... fox5's eric hilt caught up with some of those fans and he's live at the new golden knights team store at t mobile arena - eric what's it been like there? crowds have died down a little bit right now but workers say is been busy all day in fact when the shop opened at noon there was a line of about 50 people just waiting buy some gear customers have really been a mix of locals who have been waiting for this store to and hockey fan tourists who planned a well timed trip i talked with some customers who told me this is a big deal and whether they're from las vegas or not it's special to be able to get some golden knight merchandise as soon as it came out "i'm just trying to get my hands on it,
vegas hockey" "everybody wants to be on the ground floor right? so it's all good" one thing they can't buy yet -- jersey. find out when those are planned to hit shelves and if you're interested in knowing how this will look ... say hello to one of our producers, brandi weeks... closed captioning will resume shortly while we're closed captioning will resume shortly
the lott group-- led by former raider ronnie lott-- is putting private money into a new stadium in the bay area.. despite nevada lawmakers already approving the funding plan for a new 1-point-9 billion dollar n-f-l stadium in las vegas. city officials here in the valley say there's no need to worry.. and this morning .. a lot more re- assurance from dallas cowboy's team owner jerry jones.. we asked him about the possible move during an interview about the salvation army.. "some of the greatest, most impressive people outside the nfl are supporting las vegas as an nfl city. sheldon adelson, steve wynn, the management at mgm, all of those of course that have thousands and thousands of great people in las vegas are a part of the support of this. that's strong, that means a lot to the nfl. , , " so that should make you feel good ... jones's opinion carries a
it's good to hear his speak this way if you're looking forward to seeing an nfl team in las vegas. a few high clouds will continue to drift across the area tonight with overnight temperatures dropping into the mid to low 40s. it wi b this evening around the las vegas valley with 10 to 20 mph winds. thanksgiving will be mostly sunny with a high temperature of 63 degrees in las vegas. winds will be light around the valley but will remain gusty down the colorado river around laughlin, bullhead city, and lake havasu. a wind advisory will be in
with gusts up to 45 mph. friday remains mostly sunny with high temperatures holding in the low 60s. a pacific storm moving into the west coast will impact our area on saturday and sunday. look for increasing winds saturday evening with some more clouds moving in. the chance of scattered showers is in the sunday forecast with snow possible in the spring mountains. if you're heading up to mt. charleston or lee canyon sunday, this may impact your travel. closed captioning will resume shortly closed captioning will resume shortly
it has been a few weeks since the latest portion of tivoli village opened up to shoppers near summerli.. it's also been three months since a construction worker was killed on the site. now that construction company is still being investigated by osha. fox5's adam herbets is here with an update on how that case is going. after this scaffold fell apart... we have met a lot of people who had a lot to say about this construction company... and we have met a lot of people who had a lot to say about this osha system in general. and really -- what we've found out is -- they don't believe either of them are doing nearly enough to protect workers.
bautista... he was a husband and father of three boys. the company is performance builders incorporated. we always knew they had a long history with osha investigations before this case... but now we're finding out... they were also investigated for cases that took place after tivoli village. one of their cases... was just three days after the tivoli village accident... and even though the files are supposed to be public... osha charges us to see the pape almost as much as they charge the companies when they get fined. throughout these past few months... we've talked to people who said they knew something bad was going to happen on this site, just by looking at the scaffolding... and we've met a man who says this company has a reputation for being crooked. i think the only justice out there is that the owner of this company should go to jail. fines don't mean anything. i think they should lock him up i hope the construction
this road so later down the line say the man had a son, hopefully he doesn't get hurt on the job. so tonight at 10:00 -- you will see the report we've been putting together these past few months. we'll show you -- if this company gets fined -- how small it might be... and why that leads some people to say... the osha system needs a lot of work before they can trust it to keep workers safe. as we look ahead to the holiday weekend.. think about this ... which state has the worst drivers? see if you're answer matches the stats. have you seen this video--- an amazing - colorful - and downright frightening look at some of the country's worst traffic. plus - a live look at our local traffic as we head to break.. where you can go without any problems .. and where you'll need
throughout the evening. taking a live look now toward mccarran international airport.. so far... most flights are arriving and departing on time... and some of those flights are even coming in a bit early! but you know the drill - arrive early - just in case. the parking lots are expected to stay full over the weekend.. and then come sunday when everyone is either leaving or flying back... be ready for delays. between now and sunday.. more than 737 thousa expected to pass through mccarran. and just in time for the holiday drive.. best beware of others.. especially ones from certain states. a recent study reveals the worst drivers in the nation.. and of course we made the list. the millions of people who will be out on the road for thanksgiving...sho uld keep a sharp eye out for texas and louisiana license plates.. they topped the list of bad drivers. and even if you're staying close
nevada drivers made the top 10.. coming in at number 7. it's going to be a crowded few days for travelers around the nation. trains, planes and automobiles will be packed ... triple-a is predicting the busiest holiday for travel in nine years. adam shapiro has more from newark-liberty international airport. don't be surprised if you're stuck in traffic this holiday weekend. triple-a expects 48-point-7 million americans to travel for thanksgiving. that's a million more travelers than last year, and the busiest turkey day johnson says: "..we're really attributing this to the improvements in the economy that we've seen at the tail end of the year and also low gas prices. drivers have saved more than 28 billion dollars on gas so far this year." driving is expected to be the most popular mode of transportation with 89-percent of thanksgiving travels hitting the roads. air travel is up too... triple-a says just this weekend some 3-pont-7 million of us are going to to fly.
industry trade group says 27- million will take to the airways. tornatore says: "..travelers need to make sure they arrive at least two hours early for domestic flights and look, even if you have t-s-a precheck, that really doesn't exempt you from getting there early. those lines are going to be extra long this weekend as well." so where is everyone going? out west, apparently. triple-a lists las vegas... san francisco... and san diego as their top- three destinations this weekend. but if you're heading east, say to new york, prepare to have a lot of the experts say that our area is the fifth most popular destination... and two of the airports here, newark liberty and j-f-k are among the nation's top ten busiest. at newark-liberty international airport, adam shapiro, fox business. while the holidays are wonderful! not the case when it comes to traffic.. drivers in los angeles learned this the hard way when the 405 became snarled with holiday travelers in both directions, resulting in an enormous backup
miles. it looks awful, but also...kinda festive! like a giant holiday ribbon or a candy cane...if you squint hard. and that festive spirit makes the inconvenience totally worth it. ....said no one ever. now fox5 weather 24/7 a few high clouds will continue to drift across the area tonight with overnight temperatures dropping into the mid to low 40s. it will be a bit breezy this evening around the las vegas valley with 10 to 20 mph winds. thanksgiving will be mostly sunny with a high temperature of 63 degrees in las vegas. winds will be light around the valley but will remain gusty down the colorado river around laughlin, bullhead city, and lake havasu. a wind advisory will be in effect for those
with gusts up to 45 mph. friday remains mostly sunny with high temperatures holding in the low 60s. a pacific storm moving into the west coast will impact our area on saturday and sunday. look for increasing winds saturday evening with some more clouds moving in. the chance of scattered showers is in the sunday forecast with snow possible in the spring mountains. if you're heading up to mt. charleston or lee canyon sunday, this may impact your travel. closed captioning
when it comes to the incoming president ... you can honestly say 'it's all in the family;.. but when it comes to his daughter, ivanka, some have raised concerns about mixing politics and fashion.. hear what she has to say about it. also not a good mix -- politics and thanksgiving dinner. some easy things you can do before getting into a heated debate with loved ones
president-elect donald trump has picked betsy devos (duh-voss) to head the department of education. the trump transition team announced the pick this afternoon. devos is a top republican donor and school choice activist. trump met with her this weekend at his golf club in new jersey. devos chairs the american federation for children -- a group that promotes charter school education -- she also served on the board of the foundation for excellence in education.
presidential candidate ben carson is shedding some light on his role in president- elect donald trump's administration. carson tweeted today an announcement is forthcoming about his role in, quote, "helping to make america great again". in a longer facebook post, carson writes he can make a contribution to the country, particularly to the inner cities. trump has previously suggested carson would be a candidate to lead the department of housing and urban development. ivanka trump is trying to put a little space between her company and her father. in a blog post published today, ivanka trump promised to keep her fashion and lifestyle brand out of politics. ivanka trump is on her father's white house transition team and helped craft his policy on child care and maternity leave. she also sat in on the president- elect's recent meeting with japanese prime minister shinzo abe (ah-bay). during her father's campaign-- her company -- named "ivanka trump" -- faced a backlash from customers due to allegations the campaign alienated many women. as we all gather
it's bound to happen... the topic of politics will come up. /willie ward spending thanksgiving with family: it's not like we're not going to talk about it.. it's like how long we're going to talk about it. its okay to talk about.. since it is a big deal.. but one psychologist suggests if you're family is divided.. make sure there's a moderator at the table. fathali moghaddam/ professor of psychology, georgetown university: somebody who is accepted by everyone and who's moderate who would listen to both sides. fathali moghaddam/ professor of psychology, georgetown university: lots families are going to be getting together where they differ sharply. he says the goal should be to focus on what brings you together.. rather than what tears you apart.... or else.. you could find yourself in the middle of a political food fight. there's much more coming up in the second half of fox5 news at 5. fire sound
fire sound we just can't show this enough ... it's what happens when you put a frozen turkey into a fryer... just one of the many dangers surrounding this holiday weekend. this time tomorrow .. many of us will be gathering with family and friends for thanksgiving.. but - the popularity of turkey fryers could cause things to get a little over-heated. fox news correspondent rob schmitt has more on keeping your traditional gatherings cool, as well as a look at how some amic celebrating the holiday a little differently this year. it's that time of year again, when americans gather to give thanks and fill their plates with turkey. but - be careful to not let your thanksgiving bird go up in smoke! federal officials estimate there are some 14-hundred cooking fires on the holiday each year.. ...and pay special attention if you plan on frying your meal! kaye says: "..since 2004, the consumer product safety commission is aware of 100 fires and incidents involving turkey fryers that have caused dozens of serious injuries