tv FOX5 News This Morning FOX February 8, 2016 4:30am-5:00am PST
good morning. we can expect plenty of sun over the next week and temperatures rising each day as a result. a warmer morning is in store for us friday with 38 degrees, then mostly sunny with a high of 58. we'll see full sun and highs at average and above average for on saturday & 66 on sunday. a little warmer into next week with highs around 70 degrees tuesday through here's your fox5 traffic solutions here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news
a mother is grieving the death of her two-year- old daughter killed in a hit-and- run crash last night. it happened just after 5-30 near lake mead and pecos. the girl's mother says the little girl was outside playing with her brother on a scooter when the driver of a white van hit the girl and took off. witnesses say family took child to the north vista hospital where she later died. "i'm devastated, that was my baby.... my only girl.... he took my baby from me.... " witnesses describe the suspect as a hispanic male in 40's with facial hair. he was driving a white panel van with no windows. north las vegas police are working with witnesses to
information. anyone with information about the hit-and-run suspect should call police or crimestoppers at 702-385-55-55. metro needs your help in finding two suspects they say shot a man outside a local bar. it happened around 10-30 saturday night outside "putters bar and grill" near eastern and tropicana. police say the suspects were trying to rob the victim but he was moving to slow so they shot him. the victim was taken to a hospital in stable condition. police say two suspects are still on the run. anyone with information about this incident should call police. the presidential candidates are hitting the campaign trail hard, with just one day until the new hampshire primary. presidential candidates are making a last ditch effort to sway voters ... fox news correspondent, kelly wright, has more from new york. it's down to the wire in the granite state... as candidates have one more day to convince new hampshire voters before the primary. but hillary clinton was missing from the campaign trail sunday...
where residents continue to deal with a water crisis. clinton says: "occasionally you go off the campaign trail. i know senator sanders went to new york to be on snl. and i'm going to flint to see if we can help with the kids. clinton's visit comes after her win caucuses... which turns out narrow margin than originally reported. now she's trailing senator bernie sanders by double digits in new hampshire. sanders says: "this will not be an easy fight but i believe if we stand together. if we do not allow the donald trumps of the world to divide us up. we can defeat them" meantime ... on the republican side ... donald trump hasn't backed down from controversial comments he's made throughout the campaign... and is now leading in the polls in the granite state... after a loss in iowa. trump says: "some people come up to me and say you're very divisive, you're very divisive, what's divisive. they want me to be politically correct two republicans are tied for a
senator marco rubio and governor john kasich... kasich says: "wouldn't it be great if politics than getting up for and letting people decide instead of all the negative campaigning that experts say tomorrow's primary could narrow down republican field... more primaries ahead... including one in south carolina on february 20th. in new york, kelly wright, fox news and the nevada caucuses are only a few weeks away! the democratic caucus is up first on saturday february 20-th. the republican caucus follows on tuesday february 23-rd. we will have full coverage of both right here on fox five. super bowl 50 is in the books... the denver broncos won! "this game is much like this season as been. really tested our toughness resilences, unselfishness, its fitting it turned out that way. great bunch of teammates
very very grateful." the denver broncos beat the carolina panthers... 24 to 10. this is peyton manning's second super bowl win. he's the oldest starting quarterback in super bowl history. manning has not said if this would be his last game. watch parties were in full swing all day. fox5's abby theodros shows us inside the downtown las vegas events center -- where they threw the first-ever "big game bash" party. if you passed through down town las vegas today you likely heard loud music and the sound of screams....nats but not to worry - it was all apart of the downtown las vegas events centers "big game bash party." diane lopez, chargers fan: i love everything. i love everybody. i love the party. i love togetherness. i just love sports. thousands from all over attended the big watch party. nats some were more into the super bowl spirit than others. andrew wood: "its denver. i love my team i love my state"
head to head with panthers in the championship game - and its no surprise - so did their fans brenda filger, panthers fan: i do not play in the nfl im just a fan here so i would appreciate it if the broncos fans would just little bit and stop cussing me out rivalry - new friendships were made and loyalties were formed... ship from the packers so we represent north carolina right!? nats and the traditions were alive and well. fireman mike mccormick and his firemen buddies dress up and make the trip up to vegas for the big game every year. mike mccormick: putting on a heck of a show i'll tell you. here what we got - dumb and dumber, blues brothers, don king...(inaudible)...s o these are all southern california fire fighters weve been doing this 20 years in a row. so this is our 20 year reunion coming out to super bowl sunday and having it here in vegas. while mc cormick and his crew have watched the game in las vegas for some time - this is the first big game bash party hosted by the events center. the party is free - but if you want the cushy seats and unlimited drinks - it'll cost you.
the d: our event is free we just make sure that every body has beverages and some food that they can buy and all that but it is a free event for everybody. stevens says his company worked on the watch party months before the game. and the response was worth it. derek stevens: everybody has been really excited about it this is really one of the biggest weekends of the year for the whole city and its awesome to see how everything is growing "the d las vegas" owns the events center -- which is covered by a massive 20- thousand square foot tent. sportsbooks across the valley saw a record amount of money bet on the big game.. it's estimated statewide about 125 millon was bet on last night's super-bowl there was a lot of cash on the denver broncos to win the game... which may have some mixed results for several sports books around the valley. jay kornegay from westgate superbook says he would call this game an "upset win"... even though there were smaller wagers on the broncos. "it wasnt probably what a lot of people
love high scoring game. so when its low scoring some categorize as ugly game. but still it was a great event." jay kornegay says for the most part the propositions were good for the house. hundreds are expected to rally a public utilities commission commission meeting today. the p-u-c is expected hear arguments on whether to "grandfather" in existing solar customers into old, lower rates. customers are frustrated with the p-u-c's decision to apply new and higher rates, especially those who bought their systems awhile ago. nv energy is proposing to keep them at the current rates for 20-years. the meeting starts at 9 a-m at the public utilities commission office on diablo and near tarkanian way. listen up job seekers! expedia is looking to fill some positions. their hosting a job fair tomorrow at the suncoast hotel and casino. the fair runs from 11 a-m to 8 p-m. bring extra copies of your resume... and be prepared to be interviewed
the job fair is open to all, veterans are encouraged to apply. metro police are testing nationally for hundreds of new recruits this year. the department says it's in need of 360 police officers. you must be 21 years old... have a high school or g- e-d diploma... and apply your test score with metro police. applications will be accepted now through wednesday march ninth. you can find where to send your score on fox five vegas dot com. click on the "links" section. locals are winning at the pump. for the first time in years gas is less than two dollars at the pump! where you can go to catch a deal. and who wants to see three hundred pound sweaty guys throw a ball while theres puppies out on the field. a look at this years puppy bowl and how supports got into the spirit.
jones good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. the sunshine & warmth will continue with us over the next week due to high pressure dominating the forecast through with daytime temperatures in the low 70's through the weekend. this is a nice change from last week when we struggled through the upper 40's and 50's. we could encounter some breezy conditions, as we already have a lake wind advisory in effect through
recreational area & down through the colorado river valley for gusts to 40 mph possible through 10pm tonight. but for now expect sunny skies & warmer temps. here's your fox5 traffic solutions here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and
here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. gas continue to drop here in the valley. several gas here's your fox5 traffic solutions here is a look at here's your fox5 traffic solutions here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. gas continue to drop here in the valley. several gas stations have prices under two dollars per gallon. "las vegas gas buddy" shows the lowest is a dollar
centennial parkway and goldfield street. most gas stations are still over the two dollar mark. we stopped by this arco where it was a dollar 99 for gas. "i think its awesome, way too long and much overdue. makes traveling a little bit easier." "ive been waiting long long time for this to happen. and its awesome were about to go to mount charleston." in pahrump -- gas is around one dollar and 77 cents a gallon. thousands hit the pavement before super bowl sunday to squeeze in some exercise. the "big game ten k" running festival happening in downtown las vegas. race participants sported the color of their favorite team in the super bowl. runners came from five countries and fourteen states! fox five's john huck and christine maddela were there... along with chief meteorologist ted
of the five-k and ten-k was j-j- santana. for the women -- erica shramm won the five-k... and laura chappel won the ten-k. runners say they wanted to start the day on a good note. "i do like getting up on super bowl morning and running then enjoying the day feeling good..." "... i want to be able to eat later." the take five to care event benefits the charity "goodie two shoes" -- founded by a former san diego chargers player. it gives disadvantaged kids new shoes and socks... and other basic needs. not everyone was watching the biggest game of the year. some were cheering on three puppies from las vegas in their own version of the super bowl. "something not quite right about this football. it looks a bit deflated. whistles. who responsible for this? who is been tampering with this." "lounge in field isn't stepping it up. buddy we talked about this no more lounging."
planet. ginger... toby... and magic took to the turf in new york for their big game last night. it brings together hundreds of adoptable dogs from animal the country. nevada s-p-c-a hosted a t-v viewing party to support the puppies. last year's participant "keno" also stopped by. "its good clean fun. its so much fun, because last year 8 million tuned in its national no kill shelter in las vegas" "im going for team fluff thats who keno last year puppy was on thats who my dog biscuits are all three pups are availabe for adoption. dozens of doggies and their owners enjoyed a tail- gating party in downtown las vegas. "the hydrant
container park. some pups rocked their cheerleading outfits to support their favorite team. there were also several dog adoption centers and rescue agencies to show off some adoptable pets. "they need to be socialized and meet people and other dogs different kind of situations so they can get adopted (barks)." guests also enjoyed live performances... b-b-q and drink specials... and get free doggie treats and toys for their pet. and if you weren't watching the super bowl for the football or commercials you must've been waiting for half time. " music" coldplay, beyonce
hit the stage before the sellout crowd at levi's stadium for the halftime show. "paparazzi catch my fresh and my cocky fresh " she performed at half time, released a surprise single, a new music video, and soared to the top of the billboard charts all in one weekend... then announced a new world tour. thats right queen bey is hitting the road. a commercial right after beyonce performed during the half-time show announced her formation tour. the 40-date tour will kick-off april 27th... now she doesn't come here to the valley but she will be make several stops in california. tickets will go on sale next week.
a teenager@` posted a picture, that's puzzling the internet. she titled it "mom, twin, and me". check out this picture of the three. it is really hard to tell them apart! the girl who posted it later put up a video of her mom and sister, saying her mom thought they were taking a picture instead of a video. now it's even more puzzling, because all three crack up at the same time! it turns out mom is on the far left,
fox5 news this morning... better tasting lunches. cafeteria workers in las vegas are trying something new to make sure the kids enjoy their lunches. you may be surprised what it is! just when you thought this rebel basketball season couldn't get any worse... saturday night happened. they lost the game... and their big man... we'll have the
"mom, she's not breathing and i was just in shock, cause i just seen her on the ground." a two year old girl is killed in a hit and run accident... this morning police are asking for your help to find the driver. the solar power saga continues. hundreds expected to rally as the public utilities commission inches closer to a decision on rates for exisiting customers. super bore 5oks... the game was dull... halftime was dull... and don't get me started on the commercials... for those of you who fell asleep... we'll show you what you missed.