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((mauricio marin)) paula...dave...go od afternoon. police have this street taped off as they investigate. we've learned an alleged burglary suspect was shot and killed by someone inside the home at the time. details are limited at this point, but metro police were able to confirm the report of a burglary at a home here on viking. homicide detectives and c-s-i is now on scene looking for evidence. metro police say at some point, a people inside the house...possibly a realtor or property manager ended up in a struggle with the suspect that reportedly broke into the home. the suspect was then shot by the person inside the residence... medical treatment was given at the scene before the suspect was rushed to the hospital... and ultimately passed away.
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to be on scene for the next several hours. keeping this residential street closed off in the meantime. reporting live...mauricio marin. 8 news now./// ((dave courvoisier)) > mauricio...reacti on from neighbors? what are they saying out there? ((mauricio marin)) we've talked to some neighbors coming home from work stunned to see police tape up. they tell us it makes them a little uneasy to hear about a burglary right on their street. back to you./// ((dave courvoisier)) > we are following a crash involving two pedestrians in the area of lamb and charleston. ((paula francis)) police say a young child and an adult were both injured when a car hit them patranya bhoolsuwan joins us live from the scene. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the vehicle involved in this crash still here, the damage visible on both the front of the car and the cracked windshield. investigators are still gathering evidence as we speak, but the good news is the 2
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survive. according to metro police this happened just a little after 2pm. investigators say a man and his 18 month old daughter were hit while trying to cross the street right in front of snyder elementary school...they were not in a crosswalk both were taken to u-m-c .. the driver apparently was speeding at the time of crash through a school zone. he was as also impaired and failed a field sobriety test. a father who stopped by to see what's happening with his 2 young daughters say this a reminder how people have to be so careful on the roads..especiall y kids. ((nico duran/father: "i told my girl dont' cross the street, cross where you are supposed toc ross...make sure they have lines crosswalk. yean.")) this father says he sees way too many cars speeding through
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one witness also told police the man who was hit today was told right before he was crossing to not do it because it's dangerous ...but he did not listen. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > again the good news both dad and daughter hit today expected to survive. even police say they are surprised given damage to the vehicle. teh driver not hurt, now in police custody expecting to face a number of charges including felony dui. reporting live near charleston and lamb patranya bhoolsuwan 8 news now.// ((dave courvoisier)) > negotiators are trying to talk a man down... who's threatening to jump off the parking garage downtown at "the d." this has been going on since around 10 this morning. metro police are asking people to avoid the area. 4th street and carson are both shut down through casino center. /// ((dave courvoisier)) > one homicide about every 48 hours. so far this year there there have been 25 homicides within metro's jurisdicition alone. one of the latest killings has police alarmed about the trend they are seeing in the valley.
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marin has more on the hunt for suspects in a deadly shooting over the weekend. he filed this report before heading to breaking news. ((mauricio marin)) a life ten too soon.. metro police say heriberto diaz was shot and killed over the weekend. and the only thing stolen.. his cell phone. ((juan flores/family friend: "he was actually a family guy always going to work coming home to be with his family but i never thought it was going to be him.' )) ((mauricio marin)) as family and neighbors deal with the senseless killing...police are searching for those responsible. ((lt. dan mcgrath/metro homicide: "the decision to resort to gun violence is a life changing decision.")) ((mauricio marin)) metro homicide lieutenant dan mcgrath says several of his recent cases have involved teens trigger. ((lt. dan mcgrath/metro homicide: "there's an alarming trend where we just arrested a juvenile for a homicide and looking right now for a 21 year old who is involved in a homicide.' )) ((mauricio marin)) police say many young criminals are looking for crimes of opportunity. in this case---detectiive s believe the suspects in the murder were also involved in other crimes...
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police: "we believe they are connected to that series of robberies happening in that area unfortunately this time the violence progressed into a homicide." )) ((mauricio marin)) police say they won't tolerate the senseless violence. (( lt. dan mcgrath/metro homicide: "i don't think these young people are really thinking through what they are doing." )) ((mauricio marin)) metro police say they're going to hunt down the killers. .. and seeing them behind bars is something flores wants to see happen soon. ((juan flores/family friend: "hopefully they do catch the guys responsible for this because he didn't deserve all of this." )) ((paula francis)) police say one of their biggest challenges is they don't have a good description of the suspects.. just a group of teens.. if you saw anything in this area saturday morning around one... call metro or crimestoppers./// ((dave courvoisier)) we're now just a day away
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roberson location of quest academy. ((paula francis)) officials say the charter school campus will likely close. since we aired this story on monday... parents have been calling us... especially those whose children have special needs. ((dave courvoisier)) 8 news now reporter brittany edney spoke to one family who is afraid they will be left in limbo. brittany. ((brittany edney)) dave, im here at the roberson campus location on azure and sky pointe drive in the northwest part of the valley.. it most likely, will shut its doors once this semester wraps up. quest academy has been managed by a receiver since this past fall after the school was investigated for multiple issues including the mis-use of money. i'm actually holding the report that the receiver put together.. recommending the campus to close. ..and families i'm hearing from say... this school has a large population of special needs
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and they're worried about what will happen to those kids. ((brittany edney)) 17-year-old john killman was diagnoised with asperger's syndrome in 2007-- which he says impacts how he interacts in social situations. but once he started going to quest academy 2 years ago... it clearly changed the way he communicates. quest academy student ((john really comfortable experience. made quite a few friends, i liked the teachers. i really didn't open up that much last year, but this year i'm opening up a lot more." )) ((brittany edney)) john even started up a video game club--- which he says was a huge accomplisment. but the closing of roberson, could take him away from not only his friends but also an succeed in the classroom. (( john killman, quest academy student )) "when i'm stressed out, they'll let me take a break, they'll let me listen to music while i'm doing my work. they'll let me take some time to draw which is something i like to do." ((brittany edney)) the clark county school district says as long as students are within the correct boundaries-- they can always attend a district school and will receive accomodation.
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have individualized education plans (ieps). if a student transfers to a ccsd school and has an iep from a charter school, ccsd will honor that iep and continue to provide that student an appropriate education." but john says he doesn't want to switch schools.. ((john killman, quest academy student)) "honestly, there's a lot of kids that are special at this school that really could thrive at quest in the future and to hear it go down, it's really, depressing, really sad and depressing." ((brittany edney)) we just heard from john who did a great job speaking with our 8 news now crew--- his mom actually told me afterwards, that two years ago, he would have never been able to do an on-camera interview. and it's because of quest and the educators there that john has been to really grow as an individual and become more comfortable in social settings. as for a final decision on the roberson campus--- we will be at that meeting which is happening tomorrow morning at 9-a- m, at the grant sweyer building. reporting live, im brittany
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dave...back to you./// "this is breaking news from 8 news now" ((dave courvoisier)) as many as 4 to 7 people are dead and up to 20 hurt at a shooting at a business near wichita kansas. the shooting happened about an hour ago in the town of hesston.. at excel industries.. it makes lawn mower products. authorities say the shooter has been killed./// ((dave courvoisier)) > tedd it was feeling more like springtime this afternoon.... ((tedd florendo)) a lot quieter for the
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on. but not before leaving a trail of destruction. storm reports within the last 24 hours showed tornados reported as you mentioned in virginia and the carolinas. there. after that severe storms brought lighting, downpours and damaging wind even golf ball sized hail to those part of the region. ............................... ........ this evening here things look great. looking at temps in the 60's down to the 50's and mild even newsnowt1d no wind.'ll have more coming up. paula francis)) > for niors..or anyone.. o is homebound -- the unconditional love of a pet canbe their only daily ctact.((dave courvoisier))h's whylocal charity expanded its services to help feed their clients -- and theibestfriends. denise valdez has the story. ((denise valdez)) > one in six seniors in southern nevada struggles with hunger. but there is help. meals on wheels brings food to seniors -- so they can eat healthier, live independently, and in some cases -- make sure their best friend is fed too. < (( nats door on truck )) for judy williams this food delivery is a life saver. not just for her .. but also for jojo. (( our next delivery will be next month ok? bark that's great )) catholic charities realized there was a need for four legged
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(( leslie carmine: they would see the trays on the floor and they started asking why the tray on the floor .. well i need to feed my pet i dont have enough food )) (( judy williams: i'd break up in peices and put it in a bowl for her cuz i couldn't afford that right then. )) (( greg carrying dog food or door opening on refrigerator )) through a grant the charity now delivers healthy food for nearly a hundred in home clients and their pets. (( judy williams: i love her to death and she makes me laugh a lot )) beyond food it can help get pets to the vet or even help with a security deposit. ((judy williams: meals on wheels paid for it .. if not i would have been evicted. cuz i would have not left her .. )) ((leslie carmine: when they have the love of a pet .. and some other affection in their life really makes a difference to them. )) (( 17:57 hi jojo .. )) > ((denise valdez)) > catholic charities is the only agency with a program that delivers meals directly to homebound seniors in las vegas and north las vegas. and its free! the meals on wheels program delivers to more than 2,000 clients every day -- and about 600 of them have a dog
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catholic charities does accept donations -- specifically for its pet food program. ((dave courvoisier)) > the court battle between apple and the f-b-i has implications for all americans. ((paula francis)) that's what apple argues, as it refuses to help unlock a phone -used by one of the san bernardino terrorists.. why the company's ceo says this debate puts everyone's privacy
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> according to the new york times apple engineers are working on new security measure that will make it impossible for the government to break into a locked iphone. security and privacy are at the center of apple's battle with the fbi over unlocking a phone used by one of the san bernardino shooters. a federal judge ruled last week apple had to help the fbi unlock the iphone of syed farook. he's one of two terror suspects who killed 14 people during a shooting spree in san bernardino, california in december. in his first interview since the judge's ruling, apple ceo tim cook told abc news wednesday the farook case isn't about a phone, but the future. (((tim cook/ceo, apple/courtesy: abc news :45) "what is at stake
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compel apple to write software that we believe would make hundreds of millions of customers vulnerable around the world, including the us" )) ((dave courvoisier)) > in its appeal, sources tell cbs news apple plans to argue, in part, the american people through congress should decide on the issue. apple has until tomorrow to appeal the judge's ruling. even though apple is protesting the judge's decision last week, the company has cooperated with the fbi in the farook case by providing data from the dead suspect's icloud account./// ((weather toss)) ((weather toss)) < tedd florendo >weather headlines call for a warm weekend with temps near 80. breezy winds return but not until next week. we'll give you a timeframe of when that will happen. we'll also have an update on
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in a just a few minutes. ............................... ............. afternoon temps in the mid 70's today through many valley neighborhoods. high 50's this afternoon and cool up in kyle canyon and temps are expected to drop to cold conditions by morning. cooler in apex this afternoon. temps stayed comfy and above average again. ............................... .................... high 70's late today through many of the regional neighborhoods as well. 60's for the central part of the state and warmest late today in laughlin and death valley. ............................... ...................... weekend forecast shows temps in the high 70's again most likely widespread 80 degree plus temps by saturday and some of sunday. more clouds on sunday but still partly sunny to mostly sunny skies expected at times ............................... ..................... looking at the the east coast now. thing have quieted down with storm weather gone. the warmer weather they had brought the storms, now it's cold enough to snow in the mid-atlantic states. ...............................
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bouncing over to the west clear and dry all the way up ot the northwest. that's something they don't see usually up there is a little vitamin d. high pressuren expected to anchor in more this weekend and bring dry conditions and those warmer 80's as it settles overhead. ............................... .................. the warmer weather is going to be killer on the sinuses for all you allergy sufferers. allergy reports shows high readings now of ash, elm and juniper. weeds remain low luckily with mulberry still moderate. ............................... ................... 52 and clear with cool and calm conditions. winds less than 10 mean we stay light and calm for winds. milder overnight though. warmer tomorrow with 77 for the high. more than 10 degrees above average. ............................... ..................... neighborhood by neighborhood temps near 80 for the east part of the valley with mid 70's for the foothills and westside of town.
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............................... ............................ near 80 on saturday with more clouds on sunday. north breezes earlier in the weekend but breezier and warmer late week. long term forecast shows shower chances next weekend and possibly a week from monday. ((dave courvoisier)) > are you brave enough to take on more than 14 hundred stairs? ((paula francis)) hundreds of people in the valley will be doing just that this weekend and it's all for a good cae.... how this event is hoping to be a breath of fresh air for those struggle to breath everyday.///
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courvoisier)) > hundreds of people will "scale the strat" this weekend. ((paula francis)) they'll be climbing all 108 floors of the stratosphere to raise money for the fight against lung disease. ((dave courvoisier)) 8 news now anchor paul joncich will be there for the second year to emcee the event. top? ((paul joncich)) i did last year, this year, i'm going to cheer the climbers on. it's the american lung of the year. and among the climbers... a mother who's doing it for her asthmatic son, and thousands of others who fight for every breath.
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the saxophone isn't easy....especiall y for someone with limited lung capacity. but 17 year old christion johnson has been surprising people his whole life. wheezing from the moment he came into this world, doctors diagnosed him with chronic asthma when he was just 12 weeks old. christion now participates in all kinds of activities, and every time he plays the sax...he gets a little stronger. ((11:17:21 my instrument has been the biggest exercise for my asthma. 11:17:42 because it makes me constantly change the way i'm breathing, it makes me think about how i'm breathing, , makes me think about taking air, exhaling air.../ more than anything it's my excercise for my lungs.")) christion's mom heidi has been exercising too. ((11:16:12 she's constantly running, every she puts aside a little time to run a certain amount anywhere from 3 miles to 6 miles a day....")) she's getting ready to scale the strat for her son...raising money for the american lung association, which works to improve lung health and fight lung disease. ((11:16:20 it's nice to know
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me. making it all the way to the top won't be easy, it's 108 floors... but many of the climbers are inspired by friends and loved ones who fight a daily battle to breath.. ((11:22:02 we do this because...people can't...".///)) ((paul joncich)) 26 million americans suffer from asthma including an estimated 9 percent of clark county school children. you can help those who fight a daily fight to breath by scaling the strat sunday morning. late resitration is 75 dollars. you can sign up starting at 7 am. it's the tallest building west of the mississippi... last year i climbed it in 18 minutes and 17 seconds. i was proud of that until i learned a pro climber did it in just over 7 minutes.../// ((paula francis)) > bad news for loyal kohls fans fans plus the key to a happy marriage. ((dave courvoisier))
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shutting more than a dozen stores.... ((paula francis)) and one survey seeks to unveil the key to a happy marriage... demetria obilor shows you what's trending this evening... < ((demetria obilor)) >kohl's shoppers, i've got some bad news for you. the company is closing 18 of its brick-and- mortar stores this year. the specific locations will be announced at the end of next month. kohl's says its employees affected by the closures will be offered a position at another package. and it turns out wedded bliss.. for almost a half century together.... comes at quite the price: 381- thousand dollars to be exact. quidco just discovered that in a new survey. more than half said they believe a dream wedding would set them up for a happy marriage. grand. after the wedding.. the survey found happy couples spent 2 grand a year on date nights..
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and 922 on weekend getaways yearly. they also found couples spend about 680 bucks a year on jewelry and 435 each year on gifts and surprises. those are just some of the yearly expenses.... which end up totaling 381- thousand over the course of a 45 year marriage./// > ((dave courvoisier)) > thanks for watching 8 news now at five. ((paula francis)) > the cbs evening news is next. we'll see you at six. >> pelley: tonight's republican debate takes on new urgency. c it could be the last chance to catch trump before next week's super tuesday. also tonight, elizabeth palmerus takes us inside syria at a turning point in the civil war. >> reporter: there is certainly no cease-fire here at the
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be any time soon. >> pelley: daylight reveals the destruction done by a night of violent storms. and will this idea take off? plans for a wide body aircraftr for wide bodies. >> at the end of the day, it's all about making money.king captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: this is our western edition. tonight, the five republican presidential candidates are holding their final debate before super tuesday, the 12 primaries and caucuses that could be the turning point. for some it is a fight for survival, but for dominant donald trump, he is expected to draw most of the fire tonight, and now his tax returns have become an issue. major garrett is in the debate city of houston. >> reporter: scott, republicansgree here all agree-- tonight could be one of the last chances to slow donald trump's momentum before key contests in his


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