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closed captioning will resume shortly this is fox5 news at 10. local. las vegas. the democratic presidential candidates have faced off in nevada... now its time for the republican candidates to battle it out. i'm elizabeth watts. thanks for joining us. tuesday marks the first in the west g-o-p caucus... fox 5's abby theodros joins us live from texas station where a senator marco rubio rally just wrapped up not too long ago. closed captioning
rubio closed captioning will resume shortly senator rubio is coming into closed captioning will resume shortly senator rubio is coming into nevada's caucus with some momentum. he came in a close second in south carolina's primary earlier this week - beating out by a fraction of a percent. rubio could become a stand out in the coming election ted cruz closed captioning will resume shortly across town marco rubio was speaking to a
and silverado ranch tomorrow. doors open at the event starts at seven. it's free to attend... but you're encouraged to r- s-v-p online. you can find the fox five vegas dot com. just click under "links". democratic nevada state smith has passed away. state officials say the sparks lawmaker died today in reno. this comes a year after she was treated for a malignant brain tumor. smith was elected into the state assembly in 2000... and won a seat in the senate at 2012. she has won several awards for lawmaker of the year. smith was sixty years old. a date for the public memorial service will be announced in a few days. governor brian sandoval releasing a statement on the senator's death. "today we remember her legacy as a true nevadan with a fierce devotion to her constituents and state... particularly to education and the children of nevada. i will personally miss her greatly and nevada will miss her leadership." the governor has ordered all flags
to half-staff until the the day of her funeral. the general manager and co- owner of findlay toyota has passed away. a memorial service took place for rich abajian at the south poi arena. family says he died on february ninth at his home in henderson from natural causes. two-year starter on the football team for u-n-r... then became an assistant coach football. he joined findlay automotive in 19-83. it's been one of dealerships in the nation. he also helped start the southern nevada sports hall of fame. "we had to have service in arena just for him speaks volume about impact on southern nevada and automotive. its really a sad farewell but were glad so many showed up to honor rich." "he gave to unlv youth sports and to employees such a motivator mentor remembered in lots of ways but its all just positive influence that he had on people in southern nevada."
a young man unconscious in a coma after an early morning crash friday. his mom says he was on his way home from work when a driver hit him... then took off. trent turnbo was on his way home from his job at hakkasan nightclub... when his mom says he was hit by a car. it happened sometime after four in the morning friday... after he got off the bus near trop and jones... his family found out hours later after he had been rushed to u-m-c... where he's been unconscious all weekend... karen turnbo/mother he had a brain injury he has bleeding in the brain, they say it's minimal but he still hasn't woke up. his mom and sister say they're starting to see signs of improvement.. he's started to move a little bit and looks like he tries to open his eyes. metro police say the driver took off after impact.... and about five a-m they got calls of the man lying in the street... karen turnbo says her 21 year old son... is a good man and didn't deserve this.. karen turnbo/mother he's the kid that everybody likes... he
get you to smile, he always wants to get you to smile and have a good time. she says it was his second week at his new job... and is just trying to start his life... and this set back was unneccesary.. she thanks everyone who's kept them in their prayers.. karen turnbo/mother i would really like to thank the witnesses that called the police and ambulance to come get him i'd ilke to thank the hospital staff for taking good care of him. i want to thank all those people that have supported us through prayer and monetary donation she also hopes if anyone has any clue who hit her son.. they call police right away. trent has insurance through his mom... but when he recovers he'll have medical bills he won't be able to pay with a part time job. there's a go fund me page set up for him... if you'd like to help you can find it on fox five vegas dot com. a suspected drunk driver injures a pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash. it happened around two this morning near charleston and maryland parkway. police say the 64- year-old
struck by a hyundai after stepping off the median. the driver did not stop. police say a witness followed the car until an officer could do a traffic stop. the driver identified as 48- year-old robert russell failed sobrie ttyests. he was arrested for felony hit- and-run and suspicion of d-u-i. the victim is in serious condition at u-m-c. d-u-i is suspected in a deadly crash near the m resort. here's a look at the traffic cam around 1-30 a-m near the i-15 and saint rose parkway. nevada highway patrol says the man riding the bike died at the scene. the driver of the off-road vehicle was taken to u-m-c with non-life threatnening injuries. troopers say he's being investigated for driving under the influence. to the weather now... we're starting to get used to the seventies... but how long will they last? les is here with his first look at weather. one more day of great weather then a quick cool down
conditions. the winds start to pick up monday night into tuesday as a system rides down the front of high pressure ridge that is retrograding west. the front associated with the system will push east by thursday. daytime high's will be about 8 cooler on tuesday, 5 on wednesday. we will still remain a few degrees above normal. starting thursday the ridge will start to build and push back east warming us back up
weekend. up next -- a local nascar driver revs up the community to help others in need. where the 12- year-old and his family spent the weekend feeding the homeless... and who came out to lend a hand. love is in the air. why a couple wanted to get hitch on a flight full of passengers. plus -- it's the worst feeling when you lose your wallet. where a new yorker lost his earlier this month... and who "kind of" returned it with a
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news at ten. local las vegas. an up-and-coming nascar driver and his family are showing the las vegas community some love by giving out meals. the-twelve-year old driver dezel west spent this afternoon feeding the homeless near washington and main street. he was joined by his group of racing friends. dezel teamed up with a non-profit group called "team us" for the project. they say the feeling of making someone's day was the reason they wanted to help out those in need. "you get to go home at night and you get to be proud of what you did today and that's another amazing thing and you also get to know that these people now, they're getting more and more and it's awesome to know that you're helping out." you can catch dezel at the "kobalt 400" at the las vegas motor speedway. it's from march fourth through the sixth. a washington couple take their wedding to new heights. the duo tied the knot 30-thousand feet in the air during a flight! fox's jamie tompkins shows us
wedding venue... and why the moment was extra special for the family. kristy and jim larsen are still on cloud 9 after saying i do on friday... jim says: "its wonderful weve been together the better part of 5 years now." but how they said i do.. is really making sparks fly on social media.. kristy says: "tagging me on facebook strangers the youtube videos before we even landed all the youtube videos they were up. the two love birds were wed 35,000 feet in the air on a alaska airlines flight coming from la to seatac friday night.. kristy is a flight attendant for the airline.. she and her new hubby planned the big shabang.. to grant three wishes to her mom, billie jo.. whos fighting stage 4 cancer.. kristy says: "my mother is the world to me...anything to make my mom happy." billie jo has always wanted to see where kristy works... shes always wanted to see where kristy lives.. and shes always
loves.. kristy says: "she wanted to come out were at cuz she out here in seattle and wanted to come see seattle and see our house here and what our life was like up here and that really it really touched me." a plane full of passengers looked her way down a aisle.. accessories she designed herself.. its a flight of fancy not to be forgotten any time soon.. kristy says: "its been really overwhelming but really exciting and im glad that we were able to share love and joy with people and really touch people and make their flight a really fun experience." now fox5 weather 24/7 with les krifaton one more day of great weather then a quick cool down with breezy conditions. the winds start to pick up monday night into tuesday as a
pressure ridge that is retrograding west. the front associated with the system will push east by thursday. daytime high's will be about 8 cooler on tuesday, 5 on wednesday. we will still remain a few degrees above normal. starting thursday the ridge will start to build and push back east warming us back up into the 70's through next
one more day of great weather then a quick cool down with breezy conditions. the winds start to pick up monday night into tuesday as a system rides down the front of high pressure ridge that is retrograding west. the front associated with the system will push east by thursday. daytime high's will be about 8 cooler on tuesday, 5 on wednesday. we will still remain a few degrees above normal. starting thursday the ridge
his wallet has one new yorker's one new yorker's story of losing his wallet has gone viral on social media. what an anonymous sender returned from the man's wallet... and why it "sort of" restores some faith in humanity. plus -- how much a beatles collector spent on a lock of john lennon's hair -- that might make you pull your
with a brutally honest letter. jeanne moos shows us what's "most new york note imaginable". (nat sound) he went to a wilco concert in brooklyn, and when reilly flaherty got home he realized, uh oh, lost my wallet. (reilly flaherty/lost wallet) "i have that classic but the really happened later. (reilly wallet) "two weeks later this crazy envelope just shows up. dear reilly flaherty. i found your wallet and your drivers license. had your address. so here's your credit cards and other important stuff." that's the good news, even though reilly had already replaced his license and credit cards. the bad news... (kelly ripa/host, "live with kelly and michael") "i kept the cash because i needed weed (laughter)." (reilly
wallet) "the metrocard because, well, the fare's two-75 now and the wallet cause it's kinda cool." at least the wallet-napper has good taste, it's a handmade leather wallet. reilly posted the letter on social media, writing "thanks...i think." (jeanne moos/cnn correspondent) "next thing you know the letter is on the front page of the paper and it's being read aloud on national tv." (kelly ripa/host, "live with kelly and michael") "enjoy the rest of your day. toodles. anonymous (laughter, clap)." toodles? what kind of half good samaritan, half thief talks like a "toodles." (reilly flaherty/lost wallet) "the ironic thing is that we could have been good friends. we both like wilco, indie music, same taste in wallets." it's such a new york thing. a little (kelly ripa/host, michael") honesty is actually (reilly "you know we've got
thief... he can't help but appreciate the humor. thief... he can't help but appreciate the humor. coming up -- an uber driver goes on a deadly shooting spree in michigan. how many have been killed including children... and how the suspect's neighbors describe him. marco rubio and ted cruz are in town today just days before the republcan caucuses. we've got your elections coverage after the break. plus -- kentucky looks like they're preparing for the great flood. why they're building a life-size replica of "noah's ark"... and how many visitors it will bring to the state. your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next this is fox5 news at 10. local. las vegas. the republican caucus is days away and some of the party's presidential contenders are making their rounds through the party's presidential contenders are making their rounds through out nevada. fox5's abby theodros joins us live from texas station where a
february is huge for us. all our handcrafted classic footlongs are just $6 each. the media is going a little crazy. "sub-mageddon" with an incredible amount of accumulation inside... that now seems... enjoy all our classic footlongs for just $6 each. the republican caucus is days away and some of the party's presidential contenders are making their rounds through out nevada. fox5's abby theodros joins us live from texas station where a marco rubio spoke to voters tonight.
u-s senator dean heller says he's endorsing marco rubio now that jeb bush has dropped out of race. the republican caucus happens tuesday night. it starts at five p-m. we will have full coverage of the tuesday night. it starts at five p-m. we will have full coverage of the caucus right here on fox five. to other national headlines... six people are dead two others injured after police say an uber driver started shooting at people. fox's mike tobin has the latest on the investigation. hadley says: our heart really goes out to the families of these individuals who were just out enjoying their life and it was interrupted fatally by this individual."
michigan-- stunned, after a shooting spree saturday night. police say 45-year- old jason dalton drove around the area of kalamazoo, shooting innocent people in three different locations. hadley says: "as far as i know, it was completely random, that mr. dalton had encountered those folks in the parking lot and just began shooting at them inside the vehicle. a father and his eight-year-old son are among the people killed. dalton was taken into custody, but police say there's no clear reason why he started the rampage. hadley says: "he didn't struggle, there wasn't a fight, he seemed unaffected by what was going on and they found that obviously pretty surprising based on what they believed he had done at the time." dalton's neighbors-- saying they would never expect he could be capable of something like this. landon says: "he mainly stuck to himself. played music all night long. living here for the last three years i never seen anything distress going on or any problems." members of the community say it's hard to fathom what happened without a clear motive. hopewell says: this was so random. if this was gang violence, there's ways and interventions;
when a random individual decides to be evil i don't know how you stop that . the uber company confirms dalton was one of their drivers... but the company is not confirming information on social media claiming he was working the night of the attacks. some victims of the san bernardino terror attacks will file a motion to oppose apple on i-phone encryption. they hope it will force apple to unlock the encrypted phone belonging to a shooter of the massacre. a lawyer representing a victim says they want to know why they were targeted by the shooters. this comes after apple said they would not grant access of the shooter's phone to the justice department. apple says it infringes on the privacy rights of their customers to let government access phones. now fox5 weather
winds start to pick up monday night system rides down the front of high pressure ridge that is retrograding west. the front associated with the system will push east by thursday. daytime high's will be about 8 cooler on tuesday, 5 on wednesday. we will still remain a few degrees above normal. starting thursday the ridge will start to build and push back east warming us back up into the 70's through next
one more day of great weather then a quick cool down with breezy conditions. the winds start to pick up monday night into tuesday as a system rides down the front of high pressure ridge that is retrograding west. the front associated with the system will push east by thursday. daytime high's will be about 8 cooler on tuesday, 5 on wednesday. we will still remain a few degrees above normal. starting thursday the ridge will start to build and push back east warming us back up
through next weekend. closed captioning will resume shortly a cup of coffee after a heavy night of drinking may be a good thing for your health. drinking a dark roast coffee could actually cut your chances of chronic liver damage. that's according to a new study. it shows having two cups a day could help reduce alcohol-related "cirrhosis" by 44- percent... but don't go coffee crazy just yet! some doctors say more research is still needed to confirm the
a popular bible story comes to life in kentucky. it's a life-size replica of noah's ark. it's more than 500 feet long and 51 feet tall. three floors are held together with timber structures. design teams are working on creating animals for the cages. project organizers hope it answers skeptical questions about the story of "noah's ark" in the bible. "what we want to show people is this is feasible because we believe it actually happened. if people go away saying hmm maybe i'll go read that account of the bible, maybe i'll look at the bible, maybe i'll consider that then that's great." all money raised for the 100-million dollar project was from donors. "noah's ark" will be finished around july. organizers say it should attract nearly two million people a year. how much would you pay for a lock of one of your favorite bandmember's hair? one devoted beatles fan paid 35-thousand dollars! four inches of john lennon's hair was up for grabs at an auction in dallas over the weekend.
"how i won the war" clipped the beatles' hair in 19- 67. he saved the lock of lennon's hair. it's being called the "largest lock of john lennon's hair ever offered at an auction". the person who bought it is from the u-k... and collects beatles memorabilia. coming up -- two wrestlers get engaged inside the ring. how a pro- wrestler popped the question to his girlfriend during a match... and what happened when
her down 1, 2, 3 crowd cheers" joey ryan proposed to laura james in the middle of their pro- wrestling intergender match. he puts the ring on her finger... gives her a kiss... then pins her down tap out! joey says he needed the win to help pay off the ring. tonight -- on fox five sports plus! it was a wild one in daytona -- the closest we've evr seen! who would edge out who, in the photo finish? plus... a former rebel golfer battles to the end. we've got highlights from the northern trust open. and... the runnin' rebels save their best performance for their biggest
we've got more from last night's overtime victory over u-n-r. all that and more on fox five sports plus -- right now! fox5 sports plus, presented by these southern nevada nissan dealers welcome to fox five sports plus! i'm your host -- as always -- nick lagrange. a lot goin on in the world of sports today. and we start with daytona. 40 drivers driving 500 miles... ...and it was the closest daytona finish in the race's 57-year history! rookie -- chase elliott -- the youngest pole- sitter in the history of the daytona 500 -- eager to compete in this one. but on lap 19 -- elliott's fortunes took a turn for the worse. elliott gets loose coming off turn four and goes sliding across the pavement. elliott avoids the inside wall -- but when he gets to the infield grass -- the splitter digs into the turf and tears up the front end of the car. elliott would finish 37th. now -- 31 laps to go -- dale earnhardt junior -- a 2-time daytona 500 winner -- loses