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authorities have arrested a man.. in connection to the new york and new jersey blasts. how they were able to catch him.. after issuing an alert. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- two people shot at mccarran airport. the incident closed down one of the parking garages. ((brian loftus)) >> and, much needed rain is on the way! sherry explains which areas in the valley will be impacted... in her weather now forecast. ((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 us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. the man arrested in the bombings that rocked a new york city neighborhood and a new jersey shore town is now facing attempted murder charges brian loftus >> ahmad khan rahami was hurt in a gun battle with new jersey police that began when he was found sleeping in a bar doorway. kirsten joyce >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens is in studio... with the latest on the investigation and this morning we hear from the bar owner who
((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... you've probably seen the videos already... police arrested rahami yesterday afternoon... after a tip. now a massive investigation extends from new york to three cities in new jersey. ((michael stevens)) with the suspect in the bomb attacks in new york city and seaside park, new jersey, now in custody ... new questions emerge. authorities say they want to know ahmad khan rahami's motive ... and whether he was working alone. the 28-year-old wa n-y-p-d and f-b-i asked the public for help in finding him. rahami was detained just a few hours later, when a bar owner in linden new jersey spotted him and alerted authorities. ((harinder bains // bar owner: "i saw his face, when he moved his hoodie. it, like, kind of shocked me because i was watching cnn on my laptop and you guys have his picture on site, like, on a site. i said this guy looked similar, like, very familiar, to the same guy.")) ((michael stevens))
the confrontation with authorities. rahami walks towards police pointing a weapon and then ... gunfire. the bar owner who first spotted rahami ... a witness to the dramatic scene. ((harinder bains // bar owner: "after that the whole thing took maybe 30 seconds, once went towards door whole thing happened so fast, because right away he went to his gun.// i was shaking a little, when cop pulled out his gun, at that point in time i realized, ok this is the guy.")) ((michael stevens)) naturalized u-s citizen from afghanistan -- is "directly linked" to the bombings. he's believed to be seen on surveillance cameras near the chelsea bombing site saturday night. saturday's explosion left 29 people injured. all have been released from the hospital. ((michael stevens)) >> so far, he's been charged with five counts of attempted murder of a police officer. he is being held on $5.2 million bail and remains at a hospital.
((brian loftus)) >> michael, how are the officers doing that caught rahami? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, authorities say two linden officers were wounded trying to arrest rahami. their injuries were not considered life-threatening. brian? ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk))
south of i-15 today but we can't rule out showers later today and this afternoon and evening. ...... highs holding in the 80s today. ((sherry swensk)) demetria, how are the roads doing? ((demetria obilor)) there's a crash on westbound 215 and valle verde in henderson. the left lanes are blocked. expect delays in the area. there's also a crash in the south valley on lv blvd. at neal avenue.
elkhorn. back to you./// brian loftus >> two people are in the both of them survivors of last night's shooting at mccarran international airport. kirsten joyce >> 8 news now was first on scene and witnessed one of them rushed to sunrise. reporter nia wong brings us the latest. nia? ((nia wong)) >> the good news this morning is that those two victims are in stable condition and a suspect was caught late last night. >> police say a man and a woman were returning to vegas from a recent trip.
the two...then shot them. this happened near the sixth floor parking garage. a very active scene here last night as first responders helped the victims. flights weren't affected but the parking garage ...closed for several hours during the investigation. the airport connector also shut down briefly. ((>> vincent cannito, airport bureau commander: "most importanlty, we want to stress that there has been no significant threat to this airport and fortunately this is an isolated incident, domestic violence in nature." )) ((nia wong)) >> investigators say the shooter woman. metro caught him at the v-a medical center. this is an ongoing investigation so for now both the suspect and victims have not been identified. ((nia wong)) >> police are looking at surveillance footage and talking with witnesses. reporting live from mccarran international airport. nia wong 8 news now./// ((kirsten joyce)) >> nia... since police caught up with the suspected shooter at the va medical center... do they believe he was a veteran? ((nia wong)) >> that has not been confirmed. but we're working on new
kirsten. ((kirsten joyce)) a portion of the riviera's lot is up for sale... how much the piece of land is going for.. as the l-v-c-v-a soon begins its construction. ((brian loftus)) >> and, broken street lights in your neighborhood are driving you crazy. why the city says its hands
are tied... coming up, in "what's driving you crazy?" /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
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((kirsten joyce)) looks like mariah carey is ((close the door lose the key leave my heart on the mat for me. )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> caesars palace announced the singer will perform her final shows at the colosseum next year... starting april 26-th through may 13-th. it will wrap up her two- year residency in las vegas. tickets for the final run of "mariah number 1 to infinity" go on sale later this month. /// sherry how's the weather today?
until u-n-l-v plays host to hillary clinton and donald trump... for their final debate of the election season. u-n-lv has been in contact with the other two schools... who are also hosting the presidential debates... so they know what did and didn't work for them. u-n-l-v will host the debate on october 19-th at the thomas and mack. network producers have been scop campus.. to build temporary t-v sets. on the day of the debate.. classes will be canceled in the buildings closest to the thomas and mack. the first presidential debate is next monday, september 26th. /// ((brian loftus)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters for the upcoming election... both on air and online... at las vegas now dot com. /// ((kirsten joyce)) it's been over a month that the riviera was imploded... and now... there's a sign saying a portion of the land is up for sale. here's a map of where it is... about five- and- a- half acres is up for sale..
the riviera once stood. 8 news now exclusively spoke with the owners of that land. triple- five purchased it back in 2008... for 33- million dollars an acre. they bought it four months before the economic crisis. the group now hopes someone will buy the land... and say its a realistic price: (( james grindstaff/vice president- triple five development: "we envision that we will one day have a high rise hotel.. at one point there was a deal here for a conrad hotel anything's potential. we'd like to have a nice national brand name hotel along with potentially a casino and some convention space to compliment our next door neighbor the convention center." )) >> if developed properly.... triple- five believes the front door to a potential hotel could be just 100- feet away... from the front of the new convention center expansion. /// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) another lane has reopened onw estbound 215 near valle verde following a crash.
the dow fell 4 points yesterday. the nasdaq dropped 9.// the obama administration is rolling out new guidelines for self driving cars-- trying to stay ahead of the new technology. officials want automaerks to lay out how the self driving cars will comply with existing traffic laws... and what would happen if the systems failed.// drivers are usually certified by the states. but federal officials say washington should make the rules -- if the driver is a computer.// kellogg is recalling about 10 nutri-grain whole wheat waffles in 25 states. the company says routine tests revealed they may be contaminated with listeria. so far no one has become sick.// brian and kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) >> and jill ---an unexpected shoe made its way to the runway... and we're not talking stilletos? a: anna wintour might be rolling her eyes... crocs...
street light off oso blanca road aren't working. we really need to have this fixed asap!" i reached out to the city of las vegas on your behalf, susan. city staff were dispatched to inspect the street lights at gilcrease and oso blanca. on the south side of the street, the street lights are working. it's the north side of gilcrease, west of oso blanca where the problem lies. those are not maintained by the city of las vegas. the city says those lights are privately owned by the developers who are working on the property next to them.
and voted members of congress, like himself, taxpayer-funded healthcare for life. heck even voted to allow congressmen to take their pay during a government shutdown. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. and new jersey.. is prompting metro to step up. the safety measures they're taking in the valley.. to keep you safe. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- two people are recovering, after a shooting at mccarran. how the victims are doing.. and what police say led up to the incident. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, we'll be on the
sherry has the details on the cooldown we'll also feel. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> thanks for joining us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. this morning, authorities are trying to figure out the motive behind a series of weekend blasts... that rocked new york and new jersey. ((kirsten joyce)) >> police arrested ahmad khan rahami... after a shootout with police and is now being held on 5-million dollars bail. 'metro police are now stepping up their presence... especially on the las vegas strip. ((brian loftus)) >> michael stevens joins us in studio... with more on the local efforts, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... metro police say they're ready for any kind of emergency situation... and while there's no credible threat to las vegas they're beefing up security. ((officer danny cordero // metro police: "we are adjusting resources, shifting officers as need be and are having surges on the strip where we have officers going around locations at random times of the day because we believe we need
monitor big national stories... most recently of course, that's the new york and new jersey bomb attacks. one tactic that was helpful in during the situation was a phone alert. police were able to send out the suspect's picture to help find the man allegedly responsible. metro says they've never used anything like that... but say they're constantly on social media trying to let people know o ((officer danny cordero // metro police: "we have our twitter accounts and our facebook accounts, that's how we're getting out there and getting our message across.")) ((michael stevens)) >> as far as resources go... metro police say they have a very strong partnership with the casino... and also operate a fusion center with anti-terrorism resources. and of course, after any of these types of situations... we always hear metro talk about their see something... say something campaign.
sound right -- call police. brian, kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> hi sherry, how's the weather looking today? ((sherry swensk)) partly cloudy skies and some southerly breeze this morning... and it's warm. ........... the clouds holding in the warmth overnight. right now temps still in the low 80s and humidity above 20 percent. ............ the rain is falling in the
hospital after being shot at mccarran international airport last night. kirsten joyce >> it happened near the sixth floor parking garage and shut down the area for several hours. 8 news now reporter nia wong has the latest with that investigation. nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. this morning. and hours after the shooting..police arrested a suspect. the airport bureau commander says this was an isolated incident...describ ing it as a case of domestic violence. >> police say a man and a woman were returning to vegas from a recent trip. when just before 6 o'clock...another man approached the two...then shot them at the parking garage. a very active scene here last night as first responders helped the victims. flights weren't affected but the parking garage ...closed for several hours during the investigation. the airport connector also shut
had a past relationship with the woman. metro caught him at the v-a medical center. ((nia wong)) >> this is an ongoing investigation so for now both the suspect and victims have not been identified. reporting live from mccarran international airport. nia wong 8 news now./// ((kirsten joyce)) >> how are the victims doing? ((nia wong)) >> still no word on the extent of those victims injuries...for now we know they're both in stable condition. ((brian loftus)) one food place in the valley... leukemia and lymphona. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we speak with the founder of rachel's kitchen.. and how you can help them make a difference. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria
cooler temps this week. .... friday will feel like fall for sure with sunshine and low 80s. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((brian loftus)) tomorrow, replacements will be available for the samsung galaxy note- seven. the smartphone was recalled last week.. after people reported it caught fire while charging. the fires were later traced to a battery problem. note- 7 users can pick up their free replacement fr or the store where you bought it from. /// ((demetria obilor)) trending now... a small act of kindness is going viral.. in the wake of the bombings in new york and new jersey. starbucks employee, germaine picked up some coffee and pastries for the first responders.. to show them thanks for the hard work they were putting in. the starbucks store he works at was evacuated.. after the explosions blew out the windows. germaine says its been overwhelming from all the attention.. the video has more than 12-
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attacks... in the summerlin and sun city areas. the sun city animal hospital sent out a notice to their clients.. of the uptick they've seen in the past nine months. vets say the coyote will attack if the pet is alone and vulnerable. to keep your pet safe... keep them indoors in night... and check for coyotes before letting them outside. if you see a coyote, make loud noises, spray them with a hose... or throw items in their direction. coyote ((kirsten joyce)) n-f-l commissioner roger goodell is saying "not so fast"... when it comes to moving the raiders potentially to las vegas. ((brian loftus)) >> goodell says there's a lot that still needs to happen. this is video of the commissioner from the owners meeting back in may. local leaders agreed last week to a preliminary stadium deal... with an oversight committee recommending spending 750- million in hotel tax money on
approval. /// ((kirsten joyce)) and we want you to be part of our 8 news now good day! go to our 8 news now facebook page... click on the contest tab... and upload a picture of you sporting your favorite football team. 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced every friday during the 6am newscast./// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) there's a bit of a haze across the valley this morning... a litte dust kicked up by southerly
........... temps are very warm - holding in the 80s for many neighborhoods. .............. fall officially arrives thursday morniing and it will feel like fall this weekend. ................. a chance for scattered showers in southern nevada today... but it should be light ................ another chance for rain tomorrow and thursday... with a cooler system comiing from up north and that will keep cooler temps this week. .... friday will feel like fall for sure with sunshine and low 80s. ((sherry swensk)) ((demetria obilor))
>> we'll be chatting live with the actor .. about what to expect during tonight's big premiere. ((kirsten joyce)) plus... you can own a piece of harry potter history ... how much it'll cost ... to buy the iconic home with the cupboard under the stairs. those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader.///
police... alerted authorities to the whereabouts of the alleged new york city and new jersey bombmaker. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... things have returned to normal after a shooting at mccarran ... the reason investigators say passengers have nothing to worry about. ((brian loftus)) >> and... no rain expected for your morning commute .. but you might want to bring that umbrella with you on your lunch break ... sherry is tracking the radar in her weather now forecast. ((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)) thanks for waking up with
valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. new developments in the new york city and new jersey bombings .. ((brian loftus)) >> the suspect-- ahmad khan rahami was arrested after a shootout with police .. he now faces attempted murder charges. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the owner of a bar alerted police to his whereabouts ... after he found the suspect sleeping in the doorway. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now reporter michael stevens joins us with the latest on the investigation ... and michael, we've also heard from that bar owner, right? >> brian, kirsten... you've probably seen the videos already... police arrested rahami yesterday already... police arrested rahami yesterday afternoon... after a tip. now a massive investigation extends from new york to three cities in new jersey. ((michael stevens)) with the suspect in the bomb attacks in new york city and seaside park, new jersey, now in custody ... new questions emerge. authorities say they want to know ahmad khan rahami's motive ... and whether he was working alone.