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rain creeps into the valley. how long will this wet weather last? sherry has the forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...charlotte residents call for justice after police shoot and kill a black man while he exited his car. ((brian loftus)) >> and... protests continue in tulsa after the death of terence crutcher at the hands of police. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) tulsa protester: "there was a - he was taken alive. they said they wanted to question him. so because you wanted to question him, does his life mean more than our black men across the nation? it doesn't make any sense." /// ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. city officials in charlotte, north carolina are calling for peace this morning after the deadly police shooting of a black man sparked violent
say officers shot and killed him while he was reading a book inside his car tuesday... police maintain scott had a gun. the shooting occurred outside scott's apartment complex. officers were looking for a suspect with an outstanding warrant when they encountered scott coming out of his car. police later determined he was not the man they were looking for. (>> police chief kerr putney/ charlotte- mecklenburg: as they engage him, he is armed with a handgun that we found on the scene as well, make some imminent threat to them, and because of that, at least one of our officers fired. >> protests erupted hours after the shooting. twelve officers were injured during last night's protests. one officer was hit in face with a rock. authorities say they're interviewing witnesses as part of their investigation. /// ((brian loftus)) meanwhile protesters are calling for justice in tulsa, oklahoma after the death of terence crutcher. hundreds rallied in front of tulsa police headquarters last night. calling for the removal and arrest of officer betty shelby, who shot and killed terence crutcher. officer shelby is on paid
((kirsten joyce)) two armed robbery suspects are in jail this morning after an intense barricade situation on the southwest side of town. officers surrounded an apartment complex last night near russell and fort apache after an armed robbery two suspects were found hiding inside the apartment complex. metro police took one suspect into custody. swat negotiators and fbi agents later helped capture the second suspect. /// ((kirsten joyce)) if you have a question for law enforcement... let us know! every wednesday, we ask metro sheriff joe lombardo our morning cup of joe segment. to submit a question... go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss" section. find out if your question was chosen.. every wednesday between 6:30 and 7 a-m./// sherry how's the
((sherry swensk)) it's humid out there... and with some partly cloudy skies and rain that has concentrated on staying east. ............ and showers... enough to register a trace at the airport. .......... temps are cooler this morning with some clearing out there. so low 70s instead of those warmer 80s. ........... rain still falling over arizona and then a large area of low pressure off the west coast will move into the area starting later today. ............ that will bring winds back
states... suing the u-s department of labor over a new rule governing overtime pay. the new rule would extend mandatory overtime pay to millions of workers nationwide. nevada attorney general adam laxalt says it would burden private and public sectors and represents federal overreach. the new overtime rule is scheduled to take effect december 1st. /// ((brian loftus)) hockey fans have a a next month. the las vegas n-h-l franchise is hosting a fan fest in front of t-mobile arena at toshiba plaza on october 8th. owner bill foley and general manager george mcphee will host the event. we're expected to learn details about the team name and logo./// ((brian loftus)) we want you to show off your team spirit on 8 news now good day.. head to our 8 news now facebook page.. and upload a pic of you wearing your favorite football team's gear. we will choose eight lucky viewers each week to win an 8 news now mug!
friday morning at six. /// ((brian loftus)) democratic vice presidential nominee tim kaine is coming to the silver state. ((kirsten joyce)) >> when and where you can see hillary clinton's running mate speak... when good day returns. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
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security are the main topics on the campaign trail this week. ((brian loftus)) >> during a rally in north carolina gop nominee donald trump addressed the bombings in new york and new jersey and clinton held a conference call with national security advisors about the recent bombings and efforts to disrupt terrorist recruiting online. clinton plans to shift the topic back to the economy during a speech in orlando this morning./// ((kirsten joyce)) later this week. kaine will be back in nevada. he's scheduled to be at unr thursday morning... for an event with students and staff. kaine last visited las vegas about a month ago. nevada remains a key battleground state where both clinton and trump are neck in neck./// ((brian loftus)) channel 8 is partnering with univision... to host a debate with senate candidates catherine cortez masto and joe heck. both camps have now agreed on a date... which is set for friday october 14-th. the debate will be broadcast in northern nevada as well. millions of dollars have poured into this race...
senator harry reid./// ((brian loftus)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((kirsten joyce)) coming up on good day sherry's living green makes a comeback. ((brian loftus)) >> this morning she gives us some tips for planting in the desert./// ((kirsten joyce)) i'm really good at war. i love war in a certain way.
down, it's a great time to get out and do some gardening. ((brian loftus)) >> but a lot of people here are discouraged to grow plants or vegetables because of our soil or extreme heat. but sherry found a place where you can learn how to outgrow your fear of gardening. ((sherry swensk)) >> that's right, it's the university of nevada's cooperative extention gardens - a hidden gem in the south valley - where they're discovering anything grow/ ((sherry swensk)) this sprawling three acres of desert flora and fauna... ((sherry: what is this? angela o'callaghan: this is lantana. )) ((sherry swensk)) may look like an oversized backyard, ((angela o'callaghan: we have sunflowers of all sorts. )) ((sherry swensk)) but it is a carefully cultivated science project. (( dr. angela o'callahan /horticulture specialist for nevada it's really to teach the public what we can do here. //cut to// 17:38:27 we can grow virtually anything here!)) ((sherry swensk)) this is the cooperative extension demonstration and test gardens... home to more than a thousand
imagine vegetables of every variety... herbs of all kinds... of course cactus... and gorgeous desert blooms including roses. ((angela o'callaghan: we think of them as fuss pot babies, delicate flowers, but not in the least.)) ((sherry swensk)) dr. angela o'callaghan is a social horticulturist for the university of nevada. ((sherry: do you have the thorn-free? i like the thorn free kind.)) ((sherry swensk)) it's her job to know how plants affect people and the environment they live in. amazed at what we can grow here if you just know when to plant. (( sherry: corn in the desert? what is this angela. angela: this is corn that we do not plant when normal people plant corn.//cyt to//25:08 in september we're looking at the end of the summer growing season.//and that's when we can be growing melons and squashes and heaven help us - okra - and sweet potatoes and
here. more than 200 certified master gardeners voluntarily hand tend these plants yearround. anne marie lardeau is a mildweed exo-expert- a plant that attracts migrating western monarch butterflies each fall. ((anne marie lardeau/master gardner: some of them do breed and they will only breed and lay eggs on the milkweeds because that is the only thing the monarch catepillars will eat.)) ((sherry swensk)) a natural wash running thrgh for native desert dwellers, too. ((dr. o'callahan: "we also have the occasional jack rabbit who comes by, we get the occasional road runner. they all think this is just dandy - thank you very much they say." )) ((sherry swensk)) and dr. o'callaghan says we can all enjoy the bounty our desert can provide if we just know how to work with it. ((dr. o'callaghan: "i call it being a good horticultural citizen.")) ((sherry swensk)) the gardens were just recognized
expect a wet commute for you. at least not a morning commute - that might change by the you. afternoon. as one system exits... another will move in and this next one will bring some big gusty winds with it... especially in the mountains. .. red flag warnings and winds advisories tomorrow with gusts to 50 or higher in the
today's individual is right up there..a man... who helps homeless people off the streets, in one month's time. and next wednesday, you'll meet the very first couple, whose lives he helped transform. jesse frank/acts of kindness recipient: at first it started with just small. random acts of kindness, bottles
of water, the food.. things like that. . ((kirsten joyce))
frank... wanted his small acts of kindness to turn into a real game changer. jesse frank/acts of kindness recipient: see if take someone, and turn their life around in 30 days... i don't know if it's possible.. we'll see what we can do... : ((kirsten joyce)) this active duty airman at nellis with a wife and three daughters used to be... homeless. living on the streets of houston texas for a year, before entering the military.. all he needed was the right opportunity to get back on his feet.. and that's what he offers to those he meets... jesse frank/acts of kindness recipient: i just get their story, and i give them small little tests... like hey do you need a backpack, what do you need, o.k. cool.. meet me here tomorrow. .. right there, it shows me if they're real or not.. ((kirsten joyce)) when he met puerto rican native, orlando living on the streets of las vegas, he could sense a
very strong work ethic in him... but there were many hurdles to overcome at first... jesse frank/acts of kindness recipient: there was a language barrier between us, his birth certificate, took two weeks,
you need this.. you need medical documents.. the challenge paid off.. orlando got a job, a new look... reconnected with family back in chicago. i do whatever i can, i put it out on social media, simply to inspire. ((kirsten joyce)) next week, you'll meet elissa and kenny... a couple who desperately needed couple who desperately needed some help, and got it with jesse and the many wonderful businesses here in town who pitched in, to help ....along the way. series... just head to las vegas now dot com... click on "sections" in the upper left corner .. and acts of kindness will be under the "community" tab. or send us an email... acts of kindness at las vegas now dot com./// ((brian loftus)) it's over for brad pitt and angelina jolie. jolie filed the legal documents on monday citing irreconcilable differences. the two married in august 2014...and have been together since 2004 after starring side-by-side in mr. and mrs smith. according to the court
woman: here in nevada, those were the worst days of our lives, and congressman heck called
it "a blip." narrator: in 2008, joe heck called nevada's housing crisis "a blip on the radar." that's just how out of touch joe heck is. narrator: after heck sponsored a bill giving tax breaks to big banks, he took over $500,000 from wall street-- including banks who caused the housing crisis. and families like mine get left behind. narrator: afscme people is responsible
metro is searching for the suspect who beat a married couple to death with a baseball bat. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...after a cloudy day and some light showers sherry says the chance for rain is not over. ((brian loftus)) >> and...nellis air force base is 75 years old! we'll tell how officials are celebrating today's aniversary. ((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)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> i'm kirsten joyce a local couple is beaten to death... with a baseball bat. family members have named the suspect as frank interliccia but police have not confirmed his identity. neighbors say they spotted the suspect roaming the streets covered in blood. this happened inside an apartment near palo verde and bell. police believe the man was living with the couple. when officers arrived on scene, they found the suspect inside