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Southwest consumers deal with more problems on airline company site

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017|9:12 a.m.

DALLAS– For a second straight day customers of Southwest Airlines are facing issues when aiming to handle appointments on the airline company’s site.

Southwest published an apology Tuesday to clients who were having difficulty on the website or the provider’s mobile app.

Some customers say on Twitter that they’re unable to check in online for flights.

Southwest agents are not commenting immediately, however on Monday a spokeswoman blamed problems in making or altering bookings on a problem with the airline company’s new appointment system, which uses infotech from Madrid-based Amadeus IT Group.

Amadeus representatives did not right away react to an ask for remark. Earlier this year Southwest ended up being the first of the four most significant U.S. airlines to use Amadeus’s reservations-system platform, called Altea.

Schedule a round-trip flight for $100 throughout Southwest Airlines 72-hour sale

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border=” 0″ width=” 180″/ > (Larry MacDougal/Associated Press). Southwest Airlines twice-a-year sale is back for simply 72 hours. During the sale, round-trip flights for brief routes are only $100. Longer flights are likewise marked down, but the further the flight, the more it will cost. The price seems to peak at about $150 each method for even the longest domestic flights.

The three-day sale will last from Tuesday, Oct. 10 till Midnight on Thursday, Oct. 12, however the sale does not cover flights for the entire year. Specifically, this sale covers flights from Oct. 31 through Dec. 19 and Jan. 3 through Feb. 14.

The sale has actually ended up being a popular occasion for Southwest. They have actually had a comparable sale in October and another in June for the last 3 years, and the 2015 sale was so popular it actually crashed the airline company’s site.

USA Today reports the following routes are all readily available for under $100 round-trip. This is not a complete list.

Albany, N.Y.-Baltimore; Albuquerque-Los Angeles; Atlanta-Cleveland; Austin-Harlingen, Texas; Baltimore-Buffalo; Charlotte-Baltimore; Boise-Spokane; Burbank, Calif.-Salt Lake City; Chicago Midway-Detroit; Chicago Midway-Minneapolis/St. Paul; Cincinnati-Baltimore; Cleveland-Milwaukee; Columbus, Ohio-St. Louis; Dallas Love-Little Rock; Dallas Love-New Orleans; Denver-Oklahoma City; Des Moines-St. Louis; El Paso-Phoenix; Fort Lauderdale-Orlando; Grand Rapids, Mich.-Chicago Midway; Houston Hobby-Dallas Love; Indianapolis-Washington Reagan National; Jacksonville. Fla.-Atlanta; Kansas City-Nashville; Las Vegas-Reno; Long Beach, Calif.-Sacramento; Los Angeles-Las Vegas; Louisville-Baltimore; Memphis-Houston Hobby; Minneapolis/St. Paul-Kansas City; New Orleans-Atlanta; Oakland-Las Vegas; Oklahoma City-Houston Pastime; Omaha-St. Louis; Orange County, Calif.-San Francisco; Phoenix-Los Angeles; Phoenix-San Diego; Pittsburgh-Chicago Midway; Portland, Ore.-San Francisco; Richmond, Va.-Atlanta; Sacramento-Burbank, Calif.; San Antonio-Dallas Love; Washington Reagan National-Columbus, Ohio.

Infant found dead in southwest Las Vegas home

Police are investigating the death of an infant on Sept. 7, 2017. (Armando Navarro/FOX5) Authorities are examining the death of a baby on Sept. 7, 2017. (Armando Navarro/FOX5) Cops are investigating the death of a baby on Sept. 7, 2017.

( Armando Navarro/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Las Vegas Metro police said they are examining the death of an infant Thursday morning. Officers responded to the 400 block of Warminster Avenue, near Fort Apache Roadway and Blue Diamond Road.

Police stated the mom of the 10-month-old kid got up and discovered that the kid was not breathing.

The baby was noticable departed, police said.

An investigation into the event is continuous.

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After Gorman, football'' s Sunset Southwest up for grabs

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Christopher DeVargas Members of the Sierra Vista High School football team, from left, Kevin McCray, Jaxson Zibert and Brendan Bentley present for a portrait at the Las Vegas Sun’s high school football media day August 2, 2017, at the South Point.

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Every team will be in contention for a playoff spot– and second place finish– in the Sundown Southwest League.

Take Bishop Gorman, the three-time protecting national champions, from the formula and the Southwest is probably the state’s most balanced department. Gorman, which is ranked No. 4 in the preseason by USA Today, beat each league opponent by the grace guideline of the running clock last season and returns a lineup of leading college hires again this fall.

Not only are the Gaels the runaway preferred to win the Southwest, they are the unquestioned favorites to win a ninth straight state champion. Gorman hasn’t lost a league video game considering that 2006 when it was up to Spring Valley and Sierra Vista.

That doesn’t suggest, however, that opposing Southwest groups aren’t playing to win.

“Every time you get to play Gorman you know there will be a great deal of recruiters there and the accumulation will huge,” Durango quarterback Kaden Renshaw said. “We have to focus like it is other video game.”

Behind Gorman there’s plenty of parity– just like last year when one play at completion of multiple video games changed the playoff seeding.

Spring Valley, for example, beat Durango in overtime in the last week to slip into the postseason. A week earlier, Spring Valley blocked a basket on the game’s last play to beat Desert Sanctuary.

Durango stopped a 2-point conversion against Bonanza in late-September on the game’s last play as part of a 6-0 start to the season. But Durango dropped its last 3 games to miss out on the playoffs, and Treasure trove fumed late to salvage its season and surprisingly make the postseason.

“There are a great deal of teams that are fairly similar, so it will be fairly competitive,” Sierra Vista coach John Foss said.

Even Clark, which didn’t win a league video game last season, thinks it can compete for the playoffs.

“The thing I preach to the kids is to contend,” said Ricky Pickens, Clark’s first-year coach. “If you complete, ball game will work itself out.”

Sierra Vista, ranked No. 10 in the preseason, returns numerous essential players on its offending line and should have a distinct size benefit. Last season, it took 2nd and put up a fight in a Sunset Regional quarterfinal playoff game against Tradition.

While Sierra Vista’s skilled-position gamers aren’t as shown, don’t be shocked if the Mountain Lions once again find ways to win video games. It won 8 straight games to open last season, consisting of holding three league opponents to less than 10 points.

“We seem like we have actually developed a quite strong program,” Foss stated. “We wish to push forward much more this year than in 2015.”

But even if a team begins the season with wins, does not indicate they are assured a place in the postseason. Durango went from being undefeated in the middle of October in 2016 to missing the playoffs. That offers its young nucleus– numerous juniors who played last season– motivation progressing

“At the end (of the season), we simply fell apart,” said T.K Fotu, Durango’s junior linebacker. I have no idea what took place. We didn’t have the exact same strength from the start of the season.”

Spring Valley may be the most significant surprise. Senior quarterback Sylo Stanton didn’t play last season after transferring from Canyon Springs, and is perhaps the very best non-Gorman playing in the Southwest.

“We have the gamers we feel that we can win with weekly and we prepare those people to play that way,” Spring Valley coach Marcus Teal said. “If you prepare to win every week, you go into each game with the mindset that you have a chance. That’s all we are asking for, a chance.”

Standings

Last year’s surface: Bishop Gorman, Sierra Vista, Gold mine, Spring Valley, Durango, Desert Oasis, Clark

Forecasted 2017 finish: Bishop Gorman, Sierra Vista, Durango, Spring Valley, Bonanza, Desert Sanctuary, Clark

Huge 3

Bishop Gorman: Quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson (UCLA), tight end Brevin Jordan (Miami) and linebacker Palaie Gaoteote (USC devote and three-year starter)

Gold mine: Defensive back Joey Fox (Nevada’s No. 29 prospect for 2018 by Rivals.com), junior quarterback Kyle Allison and wide receiver Joshua Wilson.

Clark: Running back Aquantay Morris (four-year varsity player), pass receiver Daimanuel Mayfield and Justin Aguilar, a quarterback and security

Desert Oasis: Quarterback Mitch Moniz (6-foot-2, 215-pounds), lineman Aydan Smith (6-foot-2, 310-pounds) and running back Anthony Garcia

For Durango: Quarterback Kaden Renshaw (begun in 2015 as sophomore), junior linebacker T.K. Fotu (60 takes on in 2016) and wide receiver Kevin O’Neil (3 TDs in 2016).

For Sierra Vista: Linemen Tim Asuncion (three-year starter; preseason all-city) and Brendan Bentley (Flying force verbal dedicate) and running back Jaxson Zibert.

For Spring Valley: Quarterback Sylo Stanton (missed out on 2016 after transferring), linebacker Clark Genneken (51 tackles in 2017) and wide receiver Kash Jenkins (264 receiving yards; 2 TDs in 2017)

All-league predictions

Offensive MVP: Gorman’s Thompson-Robinson

Protective MVP: Gorman’s Gaoteote

Increasing Star (finest freshman or sophomore): Christian Vaughn, Desert Oasis, running back

Coach of the Year: Durango’s Scott Murdock

Video game of the Year: Spring Valley 23, Bonanza 21 in “Banner Video game”

Beginner of the Year: Spring Valley’s Staton

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4-year-old killed in unexpected shooting in southwest Las Vegas determined

Police are investigating after a child was killed in an 'accidental shooting' on Aug. 1, 2017. (Roger Bryner/FOX5) Cops are examining after a child was eliminated in an 'accidental shooting' on Aug. 1, 2017. (Roger Bryner/FOX5) Cops are examining after a kid was killed in an ‘unintentional

shooting’ on Aug. 1, 2017.( Roger Bryner/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5 )-. Las Vegas City police said a 4-year-old child was fatally shot in the southwest portion of the Valley Tuesday afternoon. The occurrence happened prior to 2 p.m. in the 9500 block of Chandler Springs Avenue, near Fort Apache Road and Warm Springs Roadway. Adults and other kids were reportedly in your home at the time of the incident.

After being treated on scene by first responders, the kid, who was recognized by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Bradley Whitis, was carried to a regional healthcare facility where he died, cops stated.

Initial info indicates the shooting was unexpected, inning accordance with officials.

Police said they were looking into how the child got the gun and the way in which he was shot.

Metro’s Abuse and Overlook section, as well as murder investigators, are examining the incident.

Stay with FOX5 and FOX5Vegas.com for advancements.

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3-year-old passes away in unintentional shooting in southwest Las Vegas

LVMPD police vehicle in Las Vegas. (File/FOX5)LVMPD squad car in Las Vegas. (File/FOX5) LVMPD police vehicle in Las Vegas.( File/FOX5 ). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. Las Vegas Metro cops said a 3-year-old child was fatally shot in the southwest part of the Valley Tuesday afternoon.

The occurrence took place right before 2 p.m. in the 9500 block of Chandler Springs Opportunity, near Fort Apache Road and Warm Springs Road. Adults and other kids were apparently in your home at the time of the incident.

After being treated on scene by very first responders, the kid was transported to a regional hospital where he passed away, cops said.

Initial details shows the shooting was unexpected, inning accordance with authorities.

Stay with FOX5 and FOX5Vegas.com for developments.

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4-year-old eliminated in murder-suicide in southwest Las Vegas

Police tape blocks the road during a murder-suicide investigation (Austin Turner/FOX5). Cops tape obstructs the roadway throughout a murder-suicide investigation (Austin Turner/FOX5).

Cops tape blocks the roadway throughout a murder-suicide examination( Austin Turner/FOX5). LAS VEGAS (FOX5)- Las Vegas City cops said a four-year-old boy died, his mother suffered important stab wounds, and the suspect

, his daddy, died after a murder-suicide in southwest Las Vegas Wednesday. Officers responded to the event at 7:06 p.m. in the 8700 block of Norton Peak Opportunity, near Blue Diamond Road and Durango Drive.

The suspect was the mother’s estranged partner and the father of the kid. Inning accordance with Lt. Dan McGrath, the dad required his method into the house and proceeded to bind the mother and kid’s hands with plastic zip ties.

He stabbed both victims several times before turning the weapon on himself. Police said the grandmother of the boy was also in the home.

She called 9-1-1 and with a neighbor’s support was able to board the victims into an automobile, police stated. The granny owned to Southern Hills hospital where the child was later on pronounced deceased.

The mother was later taken University Medical Center in important condition, cops stated.

Responding authorities units thought the suspect was still alive and in the house triggering a short barricade circumstance, said McGrath.

K-9 units got in the home where the body of the separated father was discovered inside a restroom with apparent self-inflicted stab wounds.

An investigation is continuous.

The Trauma Intervention Program said in a tweet that a volunteer is going to the scene to supply support.

An IDEA volunteer has actually been requested and is enroute to offer psychological and practical assistance on the murder-suicide in the SW part of town.

— POINTER of Southern NV (@TIPofLasVegas) July 27, 2017 The Clark County Coroner’s Office will later on release the identities of the victims.

Stay with FOX5 and FOX5Vegas.com for developments.

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Baby, parents, pet discovered dead in apparent murder-suicide in southwest Valley

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

An infant, male, lady, and canine are dead after an obvious murder-suicide in southwest Las Vegas on Monday, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Authorities.

Officers reacted to the incident at 8:04 p.m. in the 10000 block of Numaga Roadway, near Cactus Opportunity and Rainbow Boulevard.

2 parents and their child appeared to have suffered gunshot wounds in a possible domestic-violence scenario, City said. The man is the suspected shooter.

“He plainly shot the mom of his kid, the infant, and then himself. There was likewise a dead canine inside,” Lt. Dan McGrath said.

The pet was also shot.

The guy remained in his 40s, the female in her 30s and the child was about to turn one-year-old, police said.

Cops said the woman had another kid from a previous relationship who is ok.

Next-door neighbors said they knew the family well, specifically the daddy.

“They were exceptionally great. John invited my papa into his home due to the fact that he was a certified therapist, and he provided my dad massages on his shoulder,” neighbor Philip Punzalan stated. “I didn’t truly think he ‘d be a guy efficient in pulling something like that off.”

Punzalan stated he never ever heard the gunshots on Monday night, however he understood the daddy kept “a lot of weapons” in the house. He stated he’s especially puzzled due to the fact that the family appeared so pleased, just days prior to the shooting.

“We saw them out here lighting fireworks and the partner was recording him and they were all smiles!” Punzalan stated. “It’s kind of odd, less than a week after Fourth of July all this happened … absolutely prayers out to the family.”

FOX5 has selected not to determine or post pictures of the victims– from regard for the family — up until the details is released openly by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with information is advised to contact Metro’s Murder Area at 702-828-3521. To stay confidential, call Criminal offense Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Stay with FOX5 for the latest details.

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Canceled flights, burning door deals with: Heat singes Southwest

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Ross D. Franklin/ AP A Redemption Army hydration station sign gets hit by the midday sun as temperature levels climb to near-record highs, Monday, June 19, 2017, in Phoenix.

Monday, June 19, 2017|11 p.m.

PHOENIX– Airlines canceled flights in Phoenix and medical professionals advised individuals to be careful around concrete, play ground devices and automobile interiors Monday as a punishing heat wave threatens to bring temperatures approaching 120 degrees to parts of the Southwestern U.S.

Arizona is seeing the most stifling temperatures, but the rage of the heat wave is being felt across Nevada and California too. Las Vegas was anticipated to hit 117 on Tuesday on the very first day of summer season, and excessive heat warnings cover practically all of California.

Regardless of the threats, the weather condition may not be as bad as initially expected. The National Weather condition Service had actually been forecasting Tuesday highs at 120 or greater in Phoenix for the past several days, a number not seen in the desert city in more than Twenty Years, however it now predicts 119.

“That’s deadly heat no matter how you slice it,” weather service meteorologist Chris Breckenridge said.

Here are a few things to know about the heat wave:

When the temperature level skyrockets, it’s more difficult for planes to remove.

American Airlines canceled almost 40 flights on Tuesday in Phoenix operated by local jets due to the fact that of the heat. The airline also stated it will allow Phoenix guests flying during the peak heat Monday through Wednesday to alter flights without a cost.

American Airlines representative Ross Feinstein said the smaller regional jets zipped its partners cannot operate as soon as the temperature level hits 118. That optimum is set by Bombardier, the manufacturer.

Bigger airliners made by Boeing and Jet have greater optimum operating temperatures, but airlines still need to closely keep an eye on the weight of the jets during the heat.

Feinstein said the carrier started restricting sales on some flights to avoid the aircrafts from surpassing optimum weight for safe launch in the hot conditions. Airline companies can use other methods for restricting weight throughout heat, such as not fueling totally, then making a refueling stop.

Phoenix and Las Vegas are used to 110-degree heat, but temperature levels above 115 are uncommon.

Phoenix hit 118 degrees Monday, tying the record for the date set last year.

The last time the city reached 120 remained in 1995. A notorious heat wave in 1990 brought successive days at 120 degrees, consisting of the record of 122.

The heat is spread throughout California. The Central Valley has actually been baking in abnormally bad heat, and the Northern California city of Redding struck a June 18 record of 110 degrees on Sunday– 19 degrees above typical.

It could be even worse: Death Valley could see 124 degrees Tuesday.

Visitors need to know an obscure reality about the temperature levels in the betting mecca: The Strip is frequently hotter than the remainder of the city.

Weather condition service meteorologist Ashley Allen says the Strip’s high, close structures and long stretches of concrete cause the location to heat rapidly and cool gradually.

She states it’s hard to anticipate exactly how hot the Strip will get due to the fact that the weather condition service does not get official readings there, but temperature levels could reach somewhere in between 115 and 120 degrees in spite of the city’s airport projection to hit 114 Monday.

It gets so hot in Phoenix that stores put coverings over door handles so individuals don’t burn their hands. Guiding wheels and automobile shifters can be too hot to touch when getting into a vehicle. And the pavement can burn the paws of pets.

The director of the Arizona Burn Center stated second- and third-degree burns from touching hot items are common in the severe heat. Dr. Kevin Foster alerted individuals to be additional mindful around concrete, car interiors and play ground devices, specifically young kids who have sensitive skin.

Pavement and concrete can be harmful for animals, Foster said.

The heat is a major public health danger in locations such as Phoenix and Las Vegas.

The county that is home to Phoenix had 130 heat-related deaths in 2016, the greatest number in more than a decade. The Arizona Department of Health Services states nearly 2,000 individuals visit Arizona emergency clinic every year because of heat-related illnesses.

Homeless individuals made up one-third of heat-related deaths in 2016, according to county records. Most of the others included people with non-functioning air conditioners.

Kurt Dickson, an emergency room doctor at Banner Health in Phoenix, said people have a range of heat illnesses during the summertime, consisting of tiredness, heatstroke and severe sun burns.

Guard contends serial bank robber in southwest valley

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METRO POLICE Cops state this male is thought of robbing Las Vegas-area banks.

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A guy suspected in a string of bank burglaries was contended Tuesday early morning by a security officer at a southwest valley branch when he tried to rob it, according to Metro Cops.

It is unknown whether any of the two rounds fired by the security personnel struck the suspect, cops said.

Officers were dispatched about 11 a.m. to the America First Cooperative credit union, 6090 S. Durango Drive, near Patrick Lane, cops said.

An initial investigation identified that the suspect approached the entryway using a hooded sweatshirt, a mask and sunglasses, police stated. He encountered a locked door, which he aimed to require himself through by breaking it.

That’s when the guard stepped in and challenged him, police stated. When the suspect did not retreat, the guard fired off 2 rounds, cops said.

The suspect gotten away in a gray Jaguar sedan, according to pictures supplied by Metro.

Private investigators believe the same man is linked to a minimum of 2 robberies from last week.

On May 2, the male entered into a U.S. Bank, 2885 E. Desert Inn Roadway, near McLeod Drive, displayed a weapon, handed a note to a teller and walked away with a concealed quantity of money, police stated.

The next day, he entered into a bank in the 2700 block of West Sahara Opportunity, near Rancho Drive, robbed it in a comparable way and fled in a taken gold, four-door Toyota Camry, the exact same automobile used in Tuesday’s break-in, authorities stated. Other than this time, he crashed the automobile into a wall and left on foot.

Anybody with info is asked to call City at 702-828-3591. To stay confidential, contact Criminal offense Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or crimestoppersofnv.com.