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how installing a smart door bell can help you fight back against crime. /// now, nevada's first choice for news, this is 8 newsnow, weekend edition ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > it's was a wet and rainy day today in the valley. the storm even resulted in some major damage to at least one home. clark county fire officials say lightning struck a tree... which caught fire and spread to a house. it happened around 3:00 this afternoon... in the las vegas country club estates. that's near desert inn and paradise. there were no people inside the home at the time... but firefighters did save two cats. damages to the home are estimated at about 200- thousand dollars. thanks for joining us tonight... i'm patranya bhoolsuwan. the chances of rain and lightning aren't over quite yet. mauricio marin is live from mccarran... where this storm system is causing travel delays... all over the southwest. but first let's check in with
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along with some possible showers tonight and tomorrow... we should expect a major cool down as well, right? ((tony smith))
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have been delayed arriving and taking off. it's not just because of wet weather here but because of rain in california and arizona as well. looking at the flight status board...some flights coming in from san francisco and san diego were delayed from about an hour or but in some cases up to two hours. rain, low clouds and even wind were a factor for some delayed flights. right now the federal aviation administration's website shows delays are down to about 15 minutes or less. but we've gotten reports of flights in reno getting delayed and even cancelled because of the heavy snow fall up there. one passenger we talked with tonight says he's glad to finally be here. (( gage miller/flight delayed: "i guess the wind was so bad that like we got delayed an extra hour and a half to here las vegas and yeah when i looked at my phone there was thunderstorms here but now it's partly cloudy so it's pretty cool but definitely had to wait a little extra time in the terminal." ))
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valley...the rain kept falling which kept roads sleek and slippery. driving around town...we saw a number of car crashes with nevada highway patrol troopers responding this evening. even a crash slowing down traffic near the spaghetti bowl that has since cleared. ((mauricio marin)) in the higher elevation...moun t charleston got some fresh snow tonight. but that means snow chains or four wheel drive may be needed if you're heading up tomorrow until roads can be cleaned up. reporting live...mauricio marin. 8 news now./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) mentioned flight cancellations in northern nevada. are we seeing an cancelleations out of mccarran or just delays? ((mauricio marin)) far...we've only seen one flight cancelled here at mccarran tonight. that plane was headed to oakland. but it might still be a good idea to check the status of your flight before heading to the airport. back to you./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan))
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shots sent in to us today. amy posted this video of heavy hail failing at her house in parhump. looks like its really coming down. up in the mountains... the snow came down pretty good... with more expected overnight. lee canyon shared this awesome photo with us. there should be a fresh layer of powder up there in the morning. you can see just how strong the winds were... from this video posted on instagram by anita. if you have some pictures or video from today's storm... we'd love to see them. post them to our facebook page... or email them to p-i-x @ lasvegasnow- dot-com. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > we are less than 24 hours from the official kick off of the 2016 presidential election... the iowa caucuses. the first votes will offer more than delegates...they will determine which campaigns can turn support...into turn out. c-b-s news reporter weijia jiang is in iowa tonight.
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criss-crossing iowa to seal the deal... begging their backers to caucus on monday night. (bernie sanders) "monday could be an historic night for this country." democrats bernie sanders and hillary clinton are seperated by just three points in the latest poll. martin o'malley is in a distant third. if his supporters jump ship they could be the deciding factor on the gop side donlad trump has a slight lead over ted cruz. (cruz) "commit tomorrow night to come out and caucus for us." on the campaign trail, his tour bus got suck in the mud and needed a tow. trump campaigned with the reverand jerry falwell jr - trying to win over evangalicals. they are one of the most reliable groups to caucus. (trump) "if we can come out of iowa, with a nice victory. its so important." volunteers are also giving a final push too, canvassing across the state... hi its aliya from the bernie
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tens of thousands of phone calls... (weijia jiang/cbs news/waukee iowa) political experts say this late in the game... volunteers should not be trying to change people's minds...but making sure already committed voters actually show up on caucus night. (hillary clinton supporter) "you have to be in line by 7. if you're not, your vote won't be counted." bad weather threatens much of the state but the candidates are hoping it holds off until after the caucuses. weijia jiang, cbs news, waukee, iowa ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > according to the recently released the bloomberg politics - des moines register poll... donald trump leads ted cruz in the state... by 5- points. the democratic race is a statistical dead heat, with clinton three- points ahead of bernie sanders. that's within the poll's margin of error. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > despite the wet weather today... peaceful protesters took to the streets today to stop recent violence we've been seeing in the valley. dozens of people held up signs as they walked down m- l-k boulevard near washington.
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matter. several outreach groups along with community citizens say the senseless violence and killings we've seen need to stop. they're working to reach out to at-risk youth. the event ended with a candle light vigil./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > a man is dead... after getting off an r-t-c bus. the mistake witnesses say he made... that likely cost him his life. /// a young teen girl is murdered... and her body... found on the side of a highway. the suspects arrested... in connection to her death. ///
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i was walking home. just picked us up two breakfast croissants for four bucks, when this bear attacked. with one swipe, it devoured one of the croissants. then jack showed up and took care of the beast, so i could escape. and that's what happened to your breakfast croissant. and yours? it survived. share it with yourself. freshlycracked egg with ham and bacon,or sausage,
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bus died while attempting to cross the road. it happened around 6:00 this morning... near camino al norte and lone mountain. according to north las vegas police... a 44- year old man got off bus and crossed in- front of it. investigators spoke with witnesses who said he was in a hurry to catch another bus... when he was then blind-sided by a car. the driver stayed on scene and
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so far, 20- people have died in a traffic related crash in clark county. that's 5 more than where we were this time last year./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the man critically injured in a mobile home fire yesterday... has succumb to his injuries. it happened in north las vegas... near carey and pecos. once they arrived... fire fighters found the man inside the burning tailer. he was taken to the hosptail... where he later died. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > 2 college students have been arrested in connection with the death of a 13 year old girl in virginia. authorities discovered the body of nicole lovell this weekend off a north carolina highway. virginia tech freshman david eisenhauer has been arrested for her abduction and murder. sophomore natalie keepers for helping to dispose of her body. nicole's father went on social media after the teens disappearance last week begging for her to come home. ((david lovell/nicole's father: "nicole honey if you see this if you're out there you can come to me. i'm not mad at you. i'm worried about you. your family is worried about you.
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) lovell's family believes that nicole climbed out of her bedroom window the night she disappeared. police say the teen belonged to a dating website, but they are not sure how she and eisenhauer met. no word yet on the motive. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > elon musk has his sights set on the red planet. the reason he wants to put humans on mars. /// and a new piece of technology can better protect your homes from thieves. the smart doorbell...
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massive battery factory under construction in northern nevada... has set his sights on much bigger ambitions . in addition to being the c-e-o of tesla... he's also the head of space-x. and his ultimate goal... getting humans to mars... to better the chances of survival for mankind. (( elon musk/ceo, spacex, " if something were to happen to earth, is life as we know it, does it end, or if it's on another planet then it probably doesn't end. a mulitplanet civilizations is likely to last a lot longer than a single planet civilization." )) musk says the other reason for going to that it would be a great adventure. space-x is currently working with nasa... to bring supplies up to the international space station. and late next year... the company will send astronauts up to the i-s-s. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > it's a constant problem in the valley...thieves walking up to homes and stealing mail packages right from the front door.
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catch the criminals in the act. it's called ring video doorbell. valley resident nikolaus rotzinger caught someone taking a mail package from his doorstep three days after installing the technology. he's still amazed at how daring the suspect was to committ the crime in broad daylight. ((nikolaus rotzinger/caught thief on ring's video doorbell camera: "i was really shocked that it was around 3 o clock and she was bold enough just to come up to the door and not even ring the door bell see if anyone is home she just grabbed it and ran for it. in the audio you can hear that one of their doors is broken so she had to walk around the car and put it in the other side." )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) ring's video doorbell is activated by a motion detector. it sends alerts right to your phone when someone's at your door. and even allows users the ability to talk to the person at the door using your phone--even if you aren't home. rotzinger hopes the video helps police track down the thief caught on camera. /// toss to tony for weather ((tony smith)) < a potent
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area strong winds and widespread rain and snow to the area today and monday. ---------------------------- here are your weather headlines: showers & storm - how long will they last? breaking it down. and the winds will be the even bigger story - giving you a timeline. then from a warm weekend to a cooler work-week. -------------------------- turning much colder behind the cold front with gusty northwest winds developing this evening in central nevada then pushing southeast through the rest of the area monday.
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need to be included in the wind advisory for monday during the afternoon package. -------------------------- showrs & thunderstorms moving ene toward the #vegas vlly. heavyy rain & reduced visbility expected. -------------------------------- -- for tonight showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers likely. low around 44. breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 23 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. winds could gust as high as 34 mph. chance of precipitation is 80%. -------------------------------- -------- monday - a 30 percent chance of snow showers before 10am. mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 40. windy, with a north wind 28 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. little or no snow accumulation expected. monday nightpartly cloudy, with a low around 27. blustery, with a north northeast wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. --------------------------------
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sunny, with a high near 41. light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. tuesday night - mostly clear, with a low around 25. -------------------------------- ------------------- wednesday - sunny, with a high near 45. wednesday nightpartly cloudy, with a low around 29. thursday- mostly sunny, with a high near 50. thursday night - mostly clear, with a low around 34. friday - sunny, with a high near 54. -------------------------------- ----- friday nightmostly clear, with a low around 35. saturdaysunny, with a high near 55. saturday nightmostly clear, with a low around 36. sundaysunny, with a high near 57.> ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > crews are gearing up for more work in our valley. they are laying the groundwork for project neon and a big flood control project in the southwest. demetria obilor has more on your
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>ndot crews will be hitting it hard tonight around the spaghetti bowl for preliminary work with project neon. project neon is the 1.5 billion project aimed to solve all of the issues in the spaghetti bowl. work will require closures, so expect to see the mlk ramp to southbound 95 shut down for several hours overnight between nine pm and five am. monday night, crews will close the northbound i- 15 ramp to mlk to dig utility trenches. i will remind you about this monday. monday is the start of february, which means the county will be starting up a major flood control/widening project on rainbow. those in the southwest valley should get ready for delays in between sunset and russell as crews carry out work. expect lane restrictions along this busy stretch. there are a few schools in this area and plenty of local businesses. i will remind you guys about
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updates once work begins. tomorrow, we will talk about this in "what's driving you crazy?" because it's that big... /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > ron is here with sports --- a lot going on this week ---- ((ron futrell)) yes that super bowl thing happening we'll go to denver and carolina and show you some fired up fans at they sent their teams off and the rebels hope for some good news on one of their big men, we'll have the latest on ben carters condition next in
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male...? this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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even the next best thing ---- it's probably the worst thing when it comes to football --- but still ---- since it's the nfl we feel an obligation to put it out there. the pro bowl from hawaii --- im surprised they still play this game and now they have this goofy format of doing a draft between michael irvin and jerry rice --- so the players are all mixed up on the teams. payton mannings brother --- ely with the first td of the game --- it goes to the chiefs travice kelcie --- out of
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two td's here's something sort of interesting ---- la rams running back todd gurley --- in his first superbowl scores on the short pass from russell wilson ---- he made the pro bowl as a member of the st louis rams --- and they're gonna like this guy in southern california --- the michael irving team beats the jerry rice team by a bunch-- a thrilling game --- hey, an idea for next year, let shaq and charles barkley coach the teams next year and have frank caliendo officiate --- that would make it fun to watch our coverage of super bowl 50 jumps up a giant step tomorrow night --- chris maathuis is in san francisco and will be doing nightly reports from the city tonight ----we were wondering whether to show you planes landing or fans cheering --- our sports staff decided we'd do fans ---- we showed planes landing earlier.
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celebration at civic center park ---- pretty big crowd --- they got to hear from the mayor and watch big screen video of the broncos getting on their team plane for the trip to san francisco (the fans there look a mile high, wouldn't you say?) meanwhile in charlotte north caroli --- nascar season can wait another week --- they are fired up about their panthers--- this morning in charlotte north carolina --- panthers fans they sent their team off to san francisco. their plane arrived safely as well. the rebels take to the road for two games this week --- at new mexico on tuesday and at fresno on saturday --- they might be without one of their big men, ben carter carter went down in last nights game against san diego state --- he was in a lot of pain and it showed --- the crowd went silent
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the game --- rebels struggled inside after the injury. early word is that carter sprained his knee --- he will have an mri tomorrow to see if its anything worse than that. this will be a tough injury for the rebels --- not sure how long carter will be out ---- the results of the mri will give us some idea. the crazy weather out west here caused some problems on the golf course today --- thats acually an understatement --- they needed scuba gear today at torey pines in san diego --- playing the north course today --- at least, i think it looks sort of like the north course --- final round of the farmers insurance open. but the wind, the rains the stormy sea did not stop michael kim who hits in from the sand --- he's from san diego -- jimmy
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through 9 holes --- then the weather got worse, they suspended play --- they plan to finish the final round tomorrow. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > next a different kind of sports.... the tough training these tough mutts go through... to take part in the beargrease sled dog race. ///
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > a grueling 32-year-old annual tradition is underway in north minnesota. the beargrease sled dog race kicked off today. it's a 383 mile race through rugged terrain - in the dead winter. training usually starts in september... and by january some team of dogs run 100 miles each week... while eating 4- thousand calories of meat each day. this year... about 30 mushers participated in the race. /// ((sharie johnson)) > thanks for watching 8 news now at 11. 8 news now this morning starts at 4-am. and, for news anytime, just go to las vegas now dot com.
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congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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