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nevada voters still have to decide whether to legalize recreational pot... but lawmakers are already discussing ways to regulate it if it's approved. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...hermine leaves the east coast battered. we'll be taking a look at the damage it left. including the new hurricane that landed in mexico. ((brian loftus)) >> and... today marks the 20 year anniversary since the death of tupac shakur. we'll see how first responders who tried to save the rapper ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) hurricane newton is taking aim at mexico's baja pennisula, and some of the many famous resorts there. the beaches in mazatlan are seeing strong waves and heavy winds ahead of the category one storm./// ((brian loftus)) thanks for waking up with us i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce))
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hurricane newton slammed into the twin resorts of los cabos and the southwestern u-s will is next. newton made landfall as a category one storm with winds up to 90 miles per hour... pelting cabo san lucas with heavy rain -- tossing debris around and blowing down several trees. the storm is being blamed for three deaths. it then moved inland... dumping rain over the mainland./// ((brian loftus)) as tropical storm hermine pounds the new england coast... officials are still hard at work keeping folks out of the water. (( capt. gregory wood//lifeguard - "neck back in by the waves, they can get pulled out by rip currents. its very dangerous for the public.")) >> the storm is expected to stall in the area.. making for a long period of damaging weather from new york's long island to cape cod like dangerous rip currents and strong winds by today.. forecasters predict it will once again head out toward the sea./// sherry how's the weather today?
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but a lot of rain to the east in arizona from newton. ......... newton is now just below hurricane strength... downgraded just a short while ago. ..................... temps here at home near 70 in most neighborhoods. ........ let's check the radar for all the rain heading into the desert
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southern nevada. ....... sunny skies and warmer mid to upper 90s today. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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((demetria obilor)) watch out for a wreck under the ann overpass along southbound 95 in the northwest part of town. seeing some police activity along the freeway
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upcoming legislative session... as they work to regulate the budding medical marijuana industry in the state. ((brian loftus)) >> lawmakers will also address the possibility of voters approving recreational marijuana in nevada. mind. as they are hoping to keep edible marijuana products out of kids' hands... before it becomes a problem. ((dr. andrew monte/university of colorado hospital: "if a child eats an entire edible brownie with 100 mg of thc, then that can actually be quite dangerous." )) ((state sen. patricia farley/(r) las vegas: "i'm a mom, i have a 10- and a 6-year-old, and to my 6-year-old, a brownie's a brownie, and she's not going to know the difference." )) ((brian loftus)) >> republican state senator patricia farley... along with colleague democratic state senator tick segerblom...
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session. the edible marijuana bill is one of about a half-dozen currently being drafted. the final bills will be filed with legislative staff sometime before lawmakers return to carson city next february./// ((kirsten joyce)) tonight hillary clinton and donald trump will square off at a forum focusing on veterans and national security... it's the first time they'll be at the same event at the same time. yesterday trump said imply that clinton's use of a private email server disqualifies her to be president. on foew returns: clinton told reporters on board her campaign plane that trump is "dead wrong" if he thinks voters don't care about his tax returns: hillary clinton: he clearly has something to hide. // he owes it to the american people to come clean and release those tax returns. ((kirsten joyce)) >> in the latest national poll, and for the first time since the democratic convention -- trump has a narrow two-point lead over clinton. she's off the campaign trail today ahead of tonight's
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trump will give a speech on military preparedness in philadelphia and then head to new york city for the forum on board the uss intrepid. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((brian loftus)) this morning fans remember the life of tupac shakur. ((kirsten joyce)) >> its been 20 years since the rapper was gunned down just off the las vegas strip./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor.
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((brian loftus)) it was a moment that changed the landscape of music forever... and has been at the center of conspiracy theories ever since. anniversary since the deadly shooting of rap legend tupac shakur in las vegas. ((kirsten joyce)) >> two men who were on the front lines of the chaotic scene that hight are speaking for the first time to the i-team's vanessa murphy who brings you this exclusive story.
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gets into a scuffle in the mgm grand lobby which is caught on camera. moments after he leaves, he is shot in a drive-by. ((shane: cop cars kept flying by us so we knew something was going on.)) ((shane: we just started following 'em.)) ((vanessa murphy)) two young paramedics... ((jim: i was driving.)) ((vanessa murphy)) ...were working nearby. ((shane: i had been a medic for roughly five years. jim: i was umm 22 years old at the time.)) ((vanessa murphy)) jim and shane - now henderson firefighters - have asked us not to use their last names because safety. they're speaking publicly for the first time. ((shane: jim and i did everything that we could and gave him every ample...but the general public doesn't know that.)) ((vanessa murphy/reporter: the shooting death of tupac shakur remains unsolved. but 20 years later - jim and shane describe an effort to save the 25 year old man's life at the scene they stumbled onto.)) ((shane: the chaos, there was a lot of chaos, a lot of cop cars.)) ((jim: just as we started looking at each other to decide what we were doing, metro
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waving us to come in.)) ((vanessa murphy)) and then exiting their ambulance.... ((jim: somebody met me at the back and said go help my buddy. and my buddy's shot in the car. so i went.... shane: which ended up being suge knight.)) ((shane: the whole car it had, was riddled with bullet holes.)) ((vanessa murphy)) death row records co-founder suge knight was the driver of the b-m-w shakur was gunned down in. ((shane: we brought the gurney up, just pulled him out.... jim: pulled him out....and that's when everybody was yelling tupac tupac and i leaned over to the cop and i go this guy has the same know looked at me and leaned over and was like this is him.)) ((vanessa murphy)) then a second patient.... ((shane: we got word from pd that there was another guy that was shot in the head. they walked him over to the ambulance. he got in and it ended up being suge knight who was grazed on
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make sure that we took care of tupac before him.)) ((vanessa murphy)) and then with three metro police officers inside their ambulance and a police escort, not typical protocol, a ride to university medical center followed by jim telling shane who their patient was... ((shane: i listen to country music. i never heardf me.)) ((vanessa murphy)) but soon after... ((nat of news report or tv effect )) ((vanessa murphy)) news reports, vigils and more help put it all into perspective. ((jim: you were rooting for him to make it.)) ((vanessa murphy)) six days later - shakur died. ((jim: it's sad and you know he had a lot going for him and i'm sure he would still be making music today.))
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14 minutes from start to finish - they say lasted 14 minutes from start to finish - for them - is unforgettable just like tupac shakur is to so many. ((jim: we remember it like it was yesterday...we've run thousands and thousands of calls since that call and we remember every detail of it like it was yesterday. shane: absole much of an influence he really did have and how big of a deal it was...i guess i realize it more now than i did 20 years ago. shane: exactly.)) ((vanessa murphy)) vanessa murphy, 8 news now.// ((brian loftus)) >> metro police tell us the murder case is at a standstill. we've learned some people who may have been witnesses or somehow connected to the murder are deceased.///
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history being for the second year in the row at the miss world japan pageant. ((brian loftus)) >> we'll take a look at the ((demetria obilor))
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again after they crowned a new miss japan world. and it's trending all over the social media feeds. 22 year old elephant trainer priyanka yoshikawa won the pageant last night. she was born to an indian father and a japanese mother in tokyo the newly crowned queen yoshikawa says that she is going
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the first mixed-race person to win the miss universe pageant. yoshikawa credited her victory to last years winner and said that she inspired her to win miss japan 2016./// sherry how's the weather today? sherry how's the weather today?
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((sherry swensk)) weather today? ((sherry swensk)) temps are cooling off around the valley to 70 and trying to find ............ the air is dry and our skies are clear for now... and should stay that way through the day, but tropical moisture overtaking the desert today with heavy rain moving into arizona and new mexico and pushing into texas. .............. the high pressure over nevada will keep that tropical moisture east of our area, but clouds over far southern clark county. .......... temps will keep rising to the low 100s by the weekend, but not for long.
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apple junkies are getting anxious to see the next generation iphone... ((brian loftus)) >> what the tech giant ditched and added instead to the iphone- 7.. that story and more coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// ((brian loftus))
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someone in law enforcement... let us know! e lombardo questions from the viewers every wednesday... during our segment, morning cup of joe. this morning assistant sheriff todd fasulo will be in studio at 6./// ((kirsten joyce)) the celebrations continue for olympic gold medalisy connor fields. ... he was given a key to the las vegas strip during the county commission meeting. in rio... fields became the first american to win gold in bmx racing. he grew up in town.. graduated from green valley high school and is currently a student at unlv. last week... the city of henderson also honored him with a special ceremony.///
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i pledge allegiance, to the flag [continues in background]
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blood coming out of her...wherever [pledge continues in background] you gotta see this guy; "oh, i don't know what i said. ah, i don't remember." i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters... get him the hell out of here... get him out of here! get out!
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a suspect on the run for days... has finally been caught. what one witness saw just as police arrested alonso perez. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- students eating healthy at school. the options children are picking from.. for their school lunches. ((brian loftus)) >> and, we're climbing back to the triple digits.. how long will they last? sherry explains the shift in temperatures we'll see again. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, t right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) brian loftus >> a murder suspect manhunt... comes to an end. thanks for waking up with us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. this morning... 25-year-old alonso perez is waking up behind bars. he's the man who escaped from the north las vegas police department on friday. brian loftus >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens is in studio this morning... with how he was caught.


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