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why residents who live in the area say the massive music festival is cramping their style. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... tulsa police officer betty shelby is out on bail this morning. the charges she faces after shooting and killing an unarmed suspect. ((brian loftus)) >> and... fall making it's presence felt this wekeend the cooler temperatures set to hit southern nevada on this first weekend of the season. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) we'll get to those stories in a moment but first las vegas firefighters are on the scene of a fire that broke out at the twin lakes plaza. that's near washington and rancho. these are pictures from the las vegas fire and rescue twitter page. firefighters say no one has been hurt in the 2 alarm blaze. we have a crew headed to the scene and will bring you more details in a live report throught the newscast.///
parties in the valley is set to kick off this weekend. thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day i'm brian loftus ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. we're talking about life is beautiful. and before the first act even hit's the stage the downtown las vegas location of the three day festival is already experiencing issues. residents tell us the festival is making it nearly impossible to get in and out of their homes. for the next three days---more than 30-thousand people are expected to take over downtown to enjoy the arts and music festival. but for some who live in the area year round---they say it's ((monique charles/downtown resident: "basically life is beautiful is coming which is awesome but it's not beautiful because the people who live here are inconvenienced basically they have us caged in like we're animals cause i don't have a car, i don't have that luxury and work at mcdonald's and can't even go to the basic market.")) ((kirsten joyce)) >> we've received numerous calls from concerned residents who feel there hasn't been enough help dealing with the troubles they're having with these barriers. lights from surrounding art exhibits are also beaming
living outside the festival perimeter. festival organizers tell us they've worked to help address concerns. they're running a shuttle running every 30 minutes for residents to get around the perimieter of the festival. ((brian loftus)) another big issue looming over the festival is traffic. some major downtown streets are now closed off and won't re-open until the festival wraps. >> so those who commute in the area will have to likely find other ways to get around. fremont will close from las vegas boulevard to 11th street as many artists take multiple stages from 2 in the afternoon sunday. despite the traffic headaches festival attendees we talked with say they can't wait for their favorite artist to take the stage: (( beya ikeda/local ready for life is beautiful "i'm looking forward to aeing, leon bridges, seven lions, the on four, who else, jay cole." laura flaherty/visitor: "catfish in the bottle neck. if they see this definitely get us back stage. jane's addiction been a big fan of them for 20 years so love to see them." )) ((brian loftus))
walking towards his car with his hands raised before he was shot. there was no weapon found in his vehicle. in oklahoma, the penalty for first-degree manslaughter is four years to life in prison./// ((brian loftus)) congressman joe heck is dealing with an unwelcome distraction in the heat of his senate race campaign... his 19-year-old son's online behavior. representative heck's campaign has responded... after b light to racist, misogynistic, and anti-semitic online language on reddit. those posts from joseph heck the third, who goes by joey, have since been deleted. in a statement to 8 news now, joey heck writes that he is truly sorry and asks for forgiveness. he says he has chosen to go to counseling to work through his issues. in a separate statement, the heck family expressed disappointment in the young man's behavior and said they support his decision to seek counseling.
reid. he's opposed by former nevada secretary of state, democrat catherine cortez masto. the candidates will debate right here on 8 news now... on october 14-th./// ((brian loftus)) a local doctor is accused of inappropriately touching a patient. ((kirsten joyce)) coming up next on the valley news leader why police believe there may be more victims and why he still has his job./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
this is 8 news now good day)) ((kirsten joyce)) a newly-released arrest report details allegations against a north las vegas doctor that he inappropriately touched a patient. ((brian loftus)) >> and police believe there could be more victims. shakala alvaranga took a closer more on this story. disturbing new details emerge about what allegedly took place inside a local doctor's exam room. in the report, the alleged victim struggled through tears to tell police her side of the story. incidents reportedly dating back to early august, the victim tells investigators that during a doctor visit, burgos hugged her and kissed her on the neck. she also says burgos, who is her family doctor,
room during a pap smear -- knowing what was happening behind the closed door. cesi garcia, watched the arrest unfold wednesday. (( de repente, com a la hora, mire que sacaron a un doctor esposado.)) she says: "all of a sudden, police had a doctor in handcuffs." (( se sorprende uno.)) "it's shocking." ... she adds. the victim says she told her mother about burgos' flirtatious acts. but her mother told her: that he was a doctor and that she she decided to tell her story ... in case there may be other victims. investigators have received multiple calls from people defending burgos. he has no prior arrest record. ((brian loftus)) >> burgos posted bail yesterday morning. he can legally return to work even though he has a criminal case pending against him. the nevada state board of medical examiners say his license to practice is still active./// ((kirsten joyce)) opening the door to a new crop of educatiors.
students, in today's "what's cool at school." ((brian loftus)) the future leaders of our kids classrooms, are still kids themselves! but at east career and technical academy - they are already training for a career in education 00:22.25 - 00:22.34 jamie stevens junior "i've always loved kids, i like kids a lot, and i feel like it's giving back to the community to teach kids." ((brian loftus)) more than 200 students are in this teacher training program. we caught up with a class lesson-plan 00:21.50 - 00:22.00 carlos lainez junior "the lesson plans, it's like a chart for you to follow and that helps you be prepared in life, to be mentally ready, to be physically ready." ((brian loftus)) students teach to the five domains: language, social/emotional, physical health, cognitive, and creative expression.... their future students will be 3-to-5 years old. so everything at their disposal is used to mold young minds....from play-doh....to games....to a plastic fishing
00:24.42 - 00:24.50 jamie stevens junior "it's super fun because we come up with activities that we would like to do and we just put it at the level of a pre-schooler." 00:21.10 - 00:21.15 carlos lainez junior "it's pretty fun beause you get to use what comes out of your mind.....you get to be very creative." ((brian loftus)) a program called tiny titans brings in real experience. it's a pre-school lab where three times a week, twenty pre-k kids, give these high-schoolers the opportunity to hone their skills 00:23.10 - 00:23.16 jae "you need to be super patient, because sometimes they don't know how to get across how they're feeling." 00:26.20 - 00:26.30 linda bouch early childhood education teacher "we hope that our pre-schoolers will get a good start and become lifelong learners, and i hope that my students will be lifelong teachers." ((brian loftus)) a former e-c-t-a student, now at unlv, came back to encourage these juniors on their positive path..... 00:16.25 - 00:16.33 brittany berrelleza 2015 graduate of program "the kids i work with now.....they are rewarding, just seeing them smile, and continue and push every day in life is really amazing."
address the needs of young children, promoting their growth and development 00:28.44 - 00:28.51 linda bouch early childhood education teacher "and when they come back to visit me and tell me that they got their credential, and they're teaching 2nd grade - that's awesome!" ((brian loftus)) and that's what's cool at school brian loftus to vote for this program or if you know something that's cool at school just head to las vegas now dot com.. click on "sections" in the upper left corner .. and cool at school will be under the "community" tab. or send us an email... cool at school at las vegas now dot com. the winner will receive 250 bucks for their program./// katie how's the weather to ((katie boer))
the san francisco forty-niners quarterback was "disliked a lot" by 29-percent of those polled. that's more than any other n-f-l player asked about in the survey. kaepernick has been kneeling during the national anthem before n-f-l games, to draw attention to police treatment of african- americans. his protest landed him on the cover of the upcoming issue of the time magazine./// ((kirsten joyce)) almost a-half of samsung's recalled galaxy phones in the u-s have already been returned. samsung says the returns appear to be picking up phone hit the u-s market on wednesday. the company said three weeks ago that the batteries in some "galaxy note seven" phones could overheat or catch fire while charging. samsung then recalled those phones and released an updated version of "note seven". officials say 90-percent of american users have opted to receive the new version of the phone./// ((brian loftus)) choosing the leader of our country from the depths of outer space. ((kirsten joyce)) >> that's how one astronaut stuck in space ....may be
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the polls to cast their vote for president -- but one may have to cast their vote from outer space. nasa astronaut kate rubins doesn't know yet whether she'll return to earth in late october as planned due to technical issues on an upcoming russian launch. she has an absentee ballot, just in case. it lists her address as ((brian loftus)) >> a california company is giving consumers a cheaper alternative for people interested in owning a drone. flybrix launched a do-it-yourself drone made from legos. the kit comes in two versions: the basic package which sells for one hundred and eighty nine dollars. it works with an app. the deluxe version sells for two hundred and forty nine dollars. it comes with a hand-held controller. both can be purchased online./// ((kirsten joyce)) we want you to be part of
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the massive protest that's demanding video to be released of a deadly police shooting. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... is your t-v lying to you when it comes to claims of being energy efficient? why a new report suggests some top manufacturers may be misleading you. ((brian loftus)) >> and... it's the first weekend of fall! katie breaks down what kind of a cool down the valley may be facing. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley'sw right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) protesters in charlotte are keeping up calls for justice...and demanding to see video of the fatal police shooting of keith scott. ((kirsten joyce)) >> demonstrators clashed with police for a third evening last night...shortly before a mandatory midnight curfew took effect. don champion has the latest from charlotte, north carolina. (cbs riot police in line / police moving protestors off the interstate-moving forward) police in riot gear moved in on demonstrators along