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you can really feel the chill this morning as you head out the door. we'll see if these cooler temperatures will stick around for the weekend. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- charlotte protesters clash with police for a third night. the shooting video they're demanding to see. ((brian loftus)) >> and, a fire sparks overnight at a shopping center. how much firefighters have it contained so far.. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// news now good day.)) brian loftus >> thanks for waking up with us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. firefighters have been on the scene for several hours... of an early morning fire that sparked at a shopping center plaza. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now reporter michael steven is live near rancho and washinton with the latest, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> - call came in at 2:48am. - las vegas fire and
lakes plaza shopping center located at rancho and washington. - when fire crews showed up they say the fire was trapped between two roofs in the gangway of the complex. - lvf&r are calling this a 3 alarm fire. - a small portion of rancho is closed down. it should reopen by 5:30am. - no injuries. - cause is under - the fire is out. crews will begin to wrap up shortly. ((kirsten joyce)) >> ((michael stevens)) >>
gusts have calmed down some --we're still seeing some breezy and cooler conditions this morning across clark county. ................... right now we're looking at temps in the mid 60s--so nicnd we'll climb to temps in the mid 80s this afternoon with cooler conditions expected the next couple of days. .................... radar and satellite looking mostly quiet--still seeing remnants of paine which funneled mositure mainly to the south and east of us.... that trough that's over the desert sw is the main contributer of gusty winds across the area especially yesterday.
temps will climb.....into sunday and monday--near 90s.... by tuesday and wednesday temps right around 87. ((kirsten joyce)) protesters filled the streets again for a third night... in charlotte, north carolina. they called for justice.. and demanded to see the video.. of the deadly police shooting. family members of keith scott... who was shot and killed.. privately saw the video. they say they can't tell weapon.. like police claim: (( justin bamberg/scott family attorney: "what you see, anderson, is you see officers yelling commands, you see mr. scott step out of the vehicle. his hands are down by his side. he is acting calm. he's acting in a very nonaggressive manner. he looks to be confused, to be quite honest. you do see something in his hand, but it's impossible to make out from the video what it is. i do know that at the moment that he was shot, he actually appeared to be stepping backwards." )) ((kirsten joyce))
not release the video.. because the investigation is ongoing. /// ((kirsten joyce)) a tulsa, oklahoma police officer is out of jail... on 50- thousand dollars bond. she's facing manslaughter charges... in the shooting death of a black man. officer betty shelby is accused of killing terence crutcher.. after his car broke down... he was tased then fatally shot, even though police say video shows his hands were up. her attorney says she believed crutcher was acting strange.. and ignored her commands... she says she was afraid he was reaching for a weapon.. and that's when she shot him. the racial tension across the country has spilled into the las vegas district court. public defender erica ballou respected judge douglas herndon's instructions... for her not to wear her black lives matter pin in the courtroom. hernson called it a political viewpoint... two other public defenders continued to express what they say... is their "first amendment right" against an unfair justice system: ((sarah hawkins dep public defender: i believe that these buttons don't ask for different treatment of african american people, what it asks for is equal treatment african americans are disproportionately prosecuted ))
received complaints about other lapels... they would be asked to remove it. others say they intend to test the matter at future court dates. /// ((brian loftus)) let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) there's a crash at flamingo by the i-15 south on-ramp. slow it down as you approach the scene. both directions of freeway from here. at rancho and bonanza, there's a crash. remember to slow it down approaching this scene. watch out for a wreck at rainbow and winmill in the southwest.
back to you./// ((brian loftus)) training to teach the next generation... we take a look at students getting experience... teaching in the classroom... in this week's whats' cool at school. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and -- crews were supposed to be finished with this project bai of closures are on the way... the henderson ramp you'll want to avoid next week, in "what's driving you crazy?" /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
themselves! but at east career and technical academy - they are already training for a career in education 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 of juniors learning how to lesson-plan 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)) 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 pole to learn letters 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." carlos lainez junior
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 jamie stevens junior "you need to be super patient, because sometimes they don't know how to get across how they're feeling." 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." a former e-c-t-a student, now at unlv, came back to encourage these juniors on their positive path..... 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." ((brian loftus)) these students will one day address the needs of young children, promoting their growth and development 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
brian loftus to vote for this program or if you know something that's cool at school... go to las vegas now dot com.. click on "sections".. 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 today? ((katie boer)) good morning..
in the mid 60s--so nice and cooler. we'll climb to temps in the mid 80s this afternoon with cooler conditions expected the next couple of days. .................... radar and satellite looking mostly quiet--still seeing remnants of paine which funneled mositure mainly to the south and east of us.... over the desert sw is the main contributer of gusty winds across the area especially
temps will climb.....into sunday and monday--near 90s.... by tuesday and wednesday temps right around 87. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) northbound rancho is closed just north of washington . use decatur instead. the flamingo on-ramp to i-15 south is blocked off. use alternates like spring mountain and tropicana.
laguardia airport was evacuated.. after a car was left unattended. this is cellphone video of the car being towed at terminal- b. the incident caused some confusion throughout the airport... including hundreds of passengers waiting in long lines.. not knowing where to go. the vehicle is now being investigte /// ((kirsten joyce)) an arkansas teen is being accused of giving a toddler marijuana to smoke.... and he posted it on his facebook page. in the video... the teen hands over -- what he says -- is marijuana.. to his three- year- old nephew... encouraging him to smoke it. police investigating this case say.. it appears the toddler may have been exposed to the substance before.. just by the way the child is holding it. the toddler remains in the care of family. prosecutors plan to charge the 17-year-old as an adult. /// ((brian loftus)) it's being considered one
congressman heck's become part of the problem in washington. heck voted to protect perks for politicians like himself, allowing congressmen to travel on private jets ongress, 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
yahoo says personal info from a half billion accounts was stolen in a digital break-in. yahoo blames the breach on "state-sponsored" hackers. it's not just email the company says users of yahoo fantasy sports and yahoo finance are part of the breach. the hacked data includes users' names, email addresses, and birthdates... but not payment card data or bank account information. yahoo is recommending that users change their passwords.// tesla is updating its auto-pilot system... doesn't keep their hands on the wheel... forcing the driver to take full control of the car. the self-driving system has been under scrutiny after at least one deadly crash involving a tesla on autopilot.// brian and kirsten? ((brian loftus)) >> and jill -- we hear americans are getting into the halloween spirit this year? a: the national retail federal predicts they'll spend a record 8 point 4 billion dollars this year... on candy, pumpkins, costumers and treats. it comes out to nearly 83 dollars per person.
roadway project in henderson...or so we thought.... another round of closures go into effect next week as crews tiu from 9pm to 6am monday through thursday, there will be ramp closures and lane restrictions at the us 95/russell interchange because of this project. overnight, the russell ramp to sb 95 will close down. crews will also close down a southbound lane in the area. this is all happening so crews can install lighting on overhead signs. you may want to merge on at galleria drive as an alternate while the russell on-ramp is closed. what's driving you crazy?
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this morning.. and some gusty winds. katie boer has more detas ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- firefighters are investigating an early morning shopping center fire. we'll have a live report with the latest. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, the mercury spill at johnson junior high is adding up. the thousands of dollars the school district will have to dish out. ((brian loftus)) >> 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 us, i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce))
gusts have calmed down some --we're still seeing some breezy and cooler conditions this morning across clark county. ................... in the mid 60s--so nice and cooler. we'll climb to temps in the mid 80s this afternoon with cooler conditions expected the next couple of days. .................... radar and satellite looking mostly quiet--still seeing
east of us.... that trough that's over the desert sw is the main contributer of gusty winds across the area especially yesterday. ...................... your extended forecast shows temps will climb.....into sunday and monday--near 90s.... by tuesday and wednesday temps right around 87. brian loftus >> we are tracking the latest developments on a structure fire at the twin lakes plaza shopping center. kirsten joyce >> the three alarm fire has been knocked out but crews are still monitoring the scene. it's also prompted some road closures in the area near rancho and washington. that's where we find michael stevens who joins us live with what we're learning. ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... out here... by the looks of it... crews have a grasp on this fire that started just after 2-30 this morning. las vegas fire and rescue says they got to this shopping complex near rancho and washington to find heavy smoke coming from a gangway area. firefighter believe the fire was trapped between two roofs. about 30 trucks... and 75 firefighters showed up to battle this 3-alarm
we had to move units from other parts of the city to cover the downtown -- we got all the downtown units on this fire right now. for that rush hour, which is a lot of traffic accidents that we have. we want to start getting some of those units back in those areas so we can respond on a normal morning. )) ((michael stevens)) >> the fire is completely out... and luckily there were no injuries. fire crews say they're going to be out here to monitor hotspots. door... rancho is back open in both directions... fire crews say they're going to be out here for a little while longer to investigate the cause. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) >> ((michael stevens)) >> let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// ((demetria obilor)) northbound lanes are back
a building fire. the crash blocking the flamingo ramp to i-15 south is gone. things are back to normal at this interchange. crash at decatur and desert inn. crash on rainbow and windmill. back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) walter johnson junior high's clean- up of the mercury spill... is costing the school district thousands of dollars.
totaling 15-thousand 800-dollars for work done by two companies. "insurance restoration services" charged the school district just over 13-thousand dollars for decontamination and cleaning labor... and equipment rental. "risknomics" charged nearly 28-hundred dollars for project coordination.. and a field tech hygienist. there will be additional operational costs to the school... to make up days lost to the decontamination process./// ((brian loftus)) looks like our future hockey team will soon ba team owner bill foley and the howard hughes corporation announced yesterday... they signed a 20- year ground lease for a two- rink practice facility in summerlin. it's being built on a five- acres near red rock resort. /// ((brian loftus)) a vietnam war pilot... and his amazing survival story. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we'll speak with the author of "mid air" and his uncle's amazing story. ///
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trending now.. the most popular angels on t-v... and no, not victoria's secrets angels... but the original charlie's angels... are celebrating 40- years. the show launched back in 1974... starring farrah fawcett, kate jackson, and jaclyn smith... hired as "angels" by a mysterious millionaire... to work for his detecetive ag with her blonde locks... but quit the show after a year to pursue a film career. the show then became a film in 2000... starring cameron diaz, drew barrymore, and lucy liu. but word now is that a reboot is in the works. /// katie how's the weather today?
cooler conditions expected the next couple of days. .................... radar and satellite looking mostly quiet--still seeing remnants of paine which funneled mositure mainly to the south and east of us.... that trough that's over the desert sw is the main contributer of gusty winds across the area especially yesterday. ...................... your extended forecast shows and monday--near 90s.... by tuesday and wednesday temps right around 87. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((brian loftus))
has become one of the most remarkably told stories in aviation history. joining us this morning is author, craig collins... and his uncle, the surviving pilot and retired veteran, major don harten... to talk about the book "mid- air". the book is a retired usaf fighter pilot and 40-year las vegas resident who flew out of nellis afb for many years. midair is a gripping tale about one th survival stories in the history of aviation, as well as a deep commentary about the vietnam war, which continues to haunt our national psyche and
horner: i was proud to stand for our country. i will not stand for congressman hardy and donald trump insulting seniors and veterans. hardy wants to raise the retirement age and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society. and then there's donald trump.
demetria obilor. this is 8 news now good day)) ((brian loftus)) >> food, food... and nothing but food! hosting a new food festival... from some of the area restaurants. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the "decadence food festival " starts tomorrow in the cadence community. and to show us what types of goodies we'll be able to try out... is cheryl per-singer and gail mcfarlane with cadence and tucky's bbq. good morning ladies! decadence, the valley's newest food festival offering tasty offerings from henderson restaurants complemented by one-of-a-kind views of the las
forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> katie boer is here with that. ((katie boer)) good morning.. tracking winds acros the valley--while the --we're still seeing some breezy and cooler conditions this morning across clark county. ................... right now we're looking at temps in the mid 60s--so nice and
80s this afternoon with cooler conditions expected the next couple of days. .................... radar and satellite looking mostly quiet--still seeing remnants of paine which funneled mositure mainly to the south and east of us.... that trough that's over the desert sw is the main contributer of gusty winds yesterday. ...................... your extended forecast shows temps will climb.....into sunday and monday--near 90s.... by tuesday and wednesday temps right around 87. ((kirsten joyce)) tesla is looking to expand to michigan... but the state isn't buying it. the company filed a federal lawsuit yesterday.. challenging the state's rule on selling cars. elon musk says if tesla had to use independent dealers...
sales people... who also sell gas powered cars. several states have similar laws about cars being sold through independently- owned car dealerships. michigan, utah, texas and connecticut... have blocked tesla from opening stores. /// ((kirsten joyce)) tesla has also added a feature to its latest operating software... to help deal with temperature fluxuation inside its vehicles. the temperature- control function will automatically keep the inside temperature below 105 fahrenheit ....by automatically opening vents.. or turning on the air conditiones let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// ((demetria obilor)) traffic is slowing down in the spaghetti bowl along southbound i-15 and the us 95 feed ramps.
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putting out a fire... the investigation into what started the blaze. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... the strong winds were fueling those flames .. katie boer is monitoring the gusts to see if they'll stick around the rest of the day. ((brian loftus)) >> and... fbi investigating what could be the biggest security breach ... the hundreds of millions of yahoo accounts that were hacked .. and who may be behind it. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news l ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. for the past several hours... firefighters have been trying to put out the flames at a shopping plaza near lorenzi park. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live on scene near rancho and washington with the latest. michael? brian, kirsten...