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the murder of a 86 year old grandmother has left one summerlin neighborhood shaken. we'll see what police has discovered during their investigation. ((sharie johnson)) >> plus...president obama is urging east coast residents in the path of hurricane matthew to take the storm serious. when and wher it's expected to make landfall is next ((brian loftus)) >> we're off to a breezy start this morning sherry will tell us if it's suppose to warm up this weekend. ha 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) "this is the las vegas metro police department..." butt too "we know you're inside the house and we're not leaving." ((brian loftus)) >> thanks for joining us on good day i'm brian loftus ((sharie johnson)) and i'm sharie johnson in for kirsten joyce friends and family members are in shock this morning after finding out the name of the woman who was shot to death in summerlin.
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is accused of killing his 86- year- old grandmother in front of a home near lake mead and rampart... police say francis beat his grandmother in the street... before shooting her. neighbors have identified that woman -- as marilyn. they were shocked and heartbroken at what happened last night because they've never seen anything out of the ordinary at the home bobbie unick / family friend: >> "i'm pretty sure everybody on this street knew who she was just because she's been here for so long and she was a grandmother example." "we just really feel for their family and ca' they're going through." ((sharie johnson)) >> thet deadly shooting sparked a three hour standoff between francis and police. he's now behind bars facing a murder charge./// ((sharie johnson)) >> henderson is known for being one of america's safest cities... but a rise in burglaries have both residents and police on alert. henderson police met with those living in anthem's solera and sun city communities to hear the latest updates on
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communities. their has been 18 burglary cases in henderson this year and police say they happen in the middle of the day when no one is home. though these break ins have been non violent... many say they don't want to risk a dangerous encounter. marilyn lange/solera resident: >> you always worry about the one that wants to hurt you because things can be replaced but your life can't be. ((sharie johnson)) >> henderson police say they aren't sure if one person or multiple suspectsr but they're working non stop during the ongoing investigation./// ((sherry swensk)) millions of residents in florida, georgia and the carolinas are bracing for hurricane matthew. the category 3 storm is pounding the bahamas now... and is expected to regain strength at it moves toward the eastern seaboard. forecasters say the first major hurricane to hit florida in 11 years could bring heavy rain, powerful winds and dangerous storm surge.
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hours. officials say people along the florida coast should begin feeling its effects by tonight mayor marty kiar/broward county commissioner: >> we'll start feeling tropical storm force winds and we potentially could feel hurricane force winds too for an extended period of time ((sherry swensk)) >> the storm has already behind left a path of destruction in haiti and cuba -- flattening homes, flooding streets and knocking out power. up to 16 hundred flightshave already cancelled flights. cancellation here at mccaran. so, far hurricane matthew is being blamed for at least 25 deaths in the caribbean./// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
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((sherry swensk)) residents are preparing sandbags ahead of hurricane matthew. let's take a look at
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((demetria obilor)) charleston/fort apache and lamb/sahara
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((sharie johnson)) governor brian sandoval ((sharie johnson)) governor brian sandoval and lawmakers will head to carson city next week... to start a special session. the governor confirmed the special session will start monday. lawmakers will decide whether they will be using money generated from an increased room tax on the strip... to fund a nearly 2 billion dollar stadium that could one day be home to the raiders. sandoval says there wont be enough time during the special session to find a funding
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accounts program. ((brian loftus)) construction workers are finally builiding a new practice facility for the valley's new hockey team. yesterday hockey gm bill foley and city offici broke ground on the new practice facility in downtown summerlin. youth and adult hockey leagues will also be able to play games at the new facility. hockey fans who attended the groundbreaking are ecstatic about the new facility. (arlene golib/summerlin resident: "i live out here. it's a nice place to be. right near the new shopping center.") (joy cohenoc "amazing training facility is incredible. i think it's going to be great for families and have kids skating. it's hard to believe that it's even here."))) ((brian loftus)) the facility is expected to be ((brian loftus)) the facility is expected to be complete by august of 2017./// ((sharie johnson)) playoff baseball is here and it's starting to get good. 1-1 and a fly ball well hit right a bruce heads back turns and it's gone! ((brian loftus))
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nailbiting wildcard game between the san francisco giants and the new york mets that went down to the wire./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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as a marine combat veteran, i understand the sacrifices our military makes. our benefits are earned, and we rely on them. politicians like joe heck should understand that. narrator: joe heck voted to shut down the federal government, risking critical services for nevada veterans. and during that shutdown, heck continued cashing his congressional paycheck. his military record deserves respect. but back in dc, joe heck is putting politics before nevada. and that doesn't work for me. narrator: vote vets is of this advertising. >> may a six year old boy
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community shows the rest of the world what hope is all about. what hope is all about. ((brian loftus)) a superhero inspired funeral for a six-year-old school shooting victim... mourners wore superhero costumes to jacob hall's funeralyester day in townville, south carolina. jacob died saturday -- three days after he was shot while playing on the playground at his elementary school. acrd loved superheroes. the public was invited to attend the service -- wearing their favorite superhero costumes. a 14-year-old boy is charged with murder in the shooting. it's not yet clear if he'll be charged as an adult./// ((sharie johnson)) a contractor for the national security agency is under arrest, accused of stealing government secrets. federal prosecutors say harold thomas martin the third admitted to stealing highly classified computer codes - he knew were top secret. experts say the posts included
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martin a 51-year-old employee with booz allen hamilton. federal agents raided his house on august 27th ((neighbor/witness)) "they come running here across the yard, about two dozen... i thought the third world war had started!" ((sharie johnson)) >> martin is charged with theft of government property and unauthorized removal of classified material. he could face more than ten years in prison if convicted./// ((brian loftus)) hurricane mah east coast by today. ((sharie johnson)) >> we'll see the path of destruction it's leaving in the carribean before heading to the u.s ./// ((demetria obilor)) on the heels of the
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social media is buzzing about the trailer for ther newest superhero tv series iron fist! the story focuses on danny rand a.k.a "the iron fist" who is being played by finn jones who fights crime in new york city with powerful fists that can punch through walls. the season 1 of the iron fist is 13-episodes and it will come out on .march 17, 2017./// sherry how's the weather today?
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((sherry swensk)) temps are cool and northerly the valley. .............. that will keep our weather extra mild for another day or so... .......... our temps will warm up through the weekend and get closert to 90 degrees again. ((sherry swensk)) millions of americans
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americans could be in the path of hurricane matthew. americans could be in the path of hurricane matthew. the bahamas are being hammered right now... and matthew will likely strengthen as it moves toward the southern u-s. the storm has already caused wide-spread destruction in haiti -- flooding hundreds of homes and forcing more than 300-thousand people into shelters. the main bridge connecting the
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((sherry swensk)) residents are preparing sandbags ahead of hurricane matthew. in hallandale beach, florida./// let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor)) there's a wreck on the northbound i-15 ramp to 95 south in the spaghetti bowl.
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following an overnight closure. watch out for a crash at charleston/fort apache, deer springs and fort apache, and charleston and grand central.
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you'll no longer be able to use bed bath and beyond's 20- percent coupons... ((sharie johnson)) >> what they will be rolling out instead... to give you better savings.. that story and more coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// you're watching 8 news now good day. right center field and the giants win it
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and the ninth inning homer off the bat of connor gillespie ((sharie johnson)) there you have it the final eight teams have been decided for ((brian loftus)) >> the san francisco giant will be taking on the chicago cubs for the divisional round of the playoffs. this coming after the giants marched into queens new york to take on the new york mets. the game was tied 0-0 till the ninth inning. till outfielder connor gillespie hit a 3 run homerun off mets pitcher off jeurys familia . to win the game with a fnal score of 3-0. the giants will be taking on the cubs at friendly confines a.k.a wrigley field.///
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looking for their freshman quarterback dalton sneed to lead them to a second win in a row. he stole the spotlight last week after beating fresno state with a score of 45-20. his 91 yard touchdown run during that game is the longest in unlv history. dalton sneed was the only committed recruit when head coach tony sanchez took over... and sanchez admitted himself that sneed is special. (tony sanchez/unlv head coach: "he'll get better and better the more reps he gets, the more consistent he gets. he's got to ben really good job of studying this week and getting his progressions down." ((brian loftus)) >> the rebels are 2 and 3 this seaon and they'll be on the road to play san diego state saturday night at 7:30.///
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america runs on dunkin'. i'm brian loftus. ((sharie johnson)) >> and i'm sharie johnson in for kirsten. millions of people in florida, georgia, and the carolinas are bracing for hurricane matthew... which could make landfall tomorrow. ((brian loftus)) >> forecasters say... this is the first major hurricane to hit florida in over a decade. holly firfer is live from daytona beach with (mos) i'll err on the side of caution as opposed to you know, watch it blow away. more than two million people -- from florida to the carolinas have been urged to evacuate ahead of hurricane matthew. (gov nikki haley, (r) south carolina) anyone that's trying to wait this out, we ask you to take caution and try and heed what everybody else is doing. and the number of people under mandatory evacuation orders -- the highest since hurricane sandy in 2012. (gov. rick scott, (r)


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