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7-year-old's death... will make his first court appearance. the charges kenneth robinson is facing. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- today kicks off the world finals for pbr! we're live inside the t-mobile arena with all the fun! ((brian loftus)) >> and, we're starting to feel the chill in the mornings... but sherry says we'll soon feel another warm up by the weekend. ((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 accused in the death of a 7 year old boy ... is expected to make his first court appearance this morning. ((brian loftus)) >> kenneth robinson is now facing open murder charges ... 8 news now reporter nia wong joins us live outside the regional justice center with the details. nia? ((nia wong)) >> 31 year-old kenneth robinson now faces one count of open murder.... police say they believe the 7
>> investigators say the boy was with his mother...robinson and four other children at the seigel suites on boulder highway near flamingo... when he was hurt. the child's name and official cause of death has yet to be released by the coroners office. but police say the boy had ligature marks and signs that point to child abuse. robinson is not a family member of the child and was booked into the clark county detention center. police activity is a common sight around the suites. ((denise martin: t"he scuttlebutt here is that everyone around this apartment knew that there was abuse or violence or something going on there." : )) ((nia wong)) >> the other children who were with this victim...are now in the care of child protective services during this investigation. ((nia wong)) >> according to court records....no bail amount has been set for robinson. we are also still awaiting the arrest report .. but we should have more information after this court appearance this morning. reporting from downtown. nia wong 8 news now.///
involved or facing any charges? ((nia wong)) >> not at the moment. but this is still an open investigation. so that could change. brian. ((kirsten joyce)) a new national poll shows donald trump in the lead by one point over hillary clinton. she hopes to rally more supporters with a stop here in las vegas today. she's going to campaign with nevada democrats at a canvass kick- off.. hosted by the nevada democratic party.. at the plumbea doors open at 1:15. the event is open to the public. and her husband, former president bill clinton is stumping for hillary tomorrow... with musician steve aoki at his "get out the vote" performance at unlv. the event starts at 6-pm at the cox pavilion. doors open at five. to rsvp, just go to our website. /// ((brian loftus)) early voting ends this friday... and nevada has seen a record turn-out. more than 340- thousand have already voted in our state: ((
obviously an important state, you can tell by the attention that we've been getting from the democrat and the republican candidates in las vegas which is also a reason why i think we've had such good turnout." )) ((brian loftus)) >> about 151- thousand democrats have cast their ballots. that's about 30- thousand more than republicans. /// ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now is your local election headquarters, on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((kirsten joyce)) today, agassi prep academy will find out.. if democracy prep will take over the school. is expected to vote on the major school changes. according to their website, the democracy prep model is built on a practice called "no excuses". it includes 10 hour school days, 6 days a week... no religious holidays off.. and silent hallways during passing periods and lunch. parents sent a petition around to block the proposed changes... collecting more than 600 signatures. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk))
in the spaghetti bowl. head to our website, las vegas now dot com for a full list oh the eastbound 215 ramp to mccarran is open and staying open thursday. there may be closures next week. i'll be waiting for the county to announce those. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) a local woman is doing everything she can.. to help teachers in the classroom. how she's become an inspiration to students.. through her acts of kindness. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- construction on east tropicana avenue was driving you crazy for months. the improvements you'll see now that everything's done. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
ask yourself: if joe heck
was on your side, why did he threaten to shut down the government on his crusade to defund planned parenthood? side with the wall street banks when he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip"? and why did joe heck put payday lenders and their shameful interest rates first when he took their money? nevada, it's time to put people before the corporate special interests.
this is 8 news now good day)) >> break out the cowboy boots... because the best of bull riders are in town. kirsten joyce >> they're here for p-b-r's world finals... and for the first time... it's taking place inside the t-mobile arena. and that's where we find michael stevens live with a preview. hey michael? ((michael stevens)) >> this is the very first year that world finals will be
third world title. mauney has already become the richest athlete in pbr history, earning over 6 million dollars in his 11 years as a professional. ((kirsten joyce)) >> michael, are tickets still available? ((michael stevens)) >> yes. the best thing to do is head over to p-b-r-world- finals-dot com. that's where you'll find a link to a bunch of different sites... where you can pick up single day or multiple day passes. kirsten? sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) winds are in our forecast
along the river with a wind advisory through thursday afternoon. .......... game seven of the world series will have cloudy skies and mild temps near 70 degrees by game time. ............. there is a chance for rain near midnight so if that comes early it could interfere with the game. ......... our highs stay in the upper 70s and near 80 degrees this week. ((sherry swensk)) back to you.///
every school has that special someone who goes above and beyond.. to help the staff and students. this week's acts of kindness recipient... goes to one of those individuals at roger bryan elementary school. ((kirsten joyce)) calaway is always multi-tasking, and she finds there are never enough hours in the day.... . we're always battling time, and balancing different priorities for kids. ((kirsten joyce)) she couldn't get it all done without the help of megan swartz... " wash them out with hot water... "if you could double side copy one of these." ((kirsten joyce)) she's always on the move.. running errands, doing what many consider.. the monotonous work of copying, and... stapling,. but it's important work... i can't even count the hours that she's saved me this
back under video ) it frees us up to do things like spend one on one, small groups, working with kids that need extra help... she's really blessed my life this year, for sure . ((kirsten joyce)) the majority of volunteers in classrooms have a child in the class. miss megan does not. yet she's here every day, five days a week, all day long. and kids have taken notice. malena shandor/third grader miss megan is the kindest person i ever knew. alyssa dein/third grader she inspires me a lot, evet dime or pennies or any money, she inspires me.. because she still helps people.. even because she doesn't make any money. ((kirsten joyce)) her volunteerism is wide spread... miss megan helps every teacher who asks her, she's there before i am this morning.. what can i do for you, what do you need . money presentation : you get our acts of kindness award... and you will also be getting an 800 dollar check. ((kirsten joyce)) miss megan says she loves the
this is their way, of saying thank you to her. kirsten joyce if you would like to nominate someone.. go to las vegas now dot com... click on "sections", and acts of kindness will be under the "community" tab. or send us an email... acts of kindness at las vegas now dot com./// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria ((demetria obilor)) traffic is really slowing down along northbound i-15 approaching charleston after a nasty spinout crash. the eastbound 215 ramp to the airport connector is open and will stay open thursday
closures next week. expect to see cones and construction along i-15 between the speedway and craig exits for a state improvement project. ((demetria obilor)) back to you./// ((brian loftus)) t were shot and killed in des moines, iowa.. in an ambush attack. investigators say police responded to reports of gunshots.. and found the officer shot in his vehicle. minutes later, during the investigation, officers found another officer shot and killed in an intersection two miles away. police are currently working on a suspect description. investigators say police officers in the area are in
patrols for their safety. /// ((brian loftus)) you'll soon be able to watch more of your favorite shows on hulu... more of your favorite shows on hulu... the t-v networks the streaming service just teamed
up with. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, tonight the cubs or the indians will be this year's world series champs. the outrageous ticket prices progressive field is charging... next on good day. /// ((kirsten joyce))
think about what happened after the housing crisis... one of the first attorneys general in america to stand up for families facing foreclosure. catherine's been a national leader in the fight against sex trafficking of teenage girls. on issue after issue, nevada, you've got a clear choice. it's catherine cortez masto. i'm catherine cortez masto
presidential race is tightening. the dow fell 105 points. the nasdaq dropped 35.// futures... hulu is teaming up with disney and 21st century fox to add more than 35 networks, including fox, abc and espn, to its live streaming and on-demand service. earlier this year, hulu locked up time warner's programming, including tnt, tbs, and cnn.// you can no longer wear glasses fo the new rule applies to renewals and applications for new passports. last year more than 200-thousand applications had photos of poor quality.. and those applications ended up on hold. glasses were the biggest problem.// ((brian loftus)) >> jill -- tonight's world series finale is historic... and that means it will cost a pretty penny to see it in person. a: stub hub can get you into cleveland's progressive field for game seven... the cheapest tickets... about a thousand bucks each. but you have to stand.
want: they're asking 50-grand. /// demetria obilor ndot recently completed its $7.7 million upgrade of east tropicana avenue between eastern and boulder highway. the four-mile stretch was smoothed out. crews also raised medians in the area, widened sidewalks and installed new crosswalks. you may still see contractors in the area finalizing things, but the state says there are no ndot-related closures in that area. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at.
out more about a 7-year-old's death. the charges one man.. in connection to the case.. is facing today in court. ((brian loftus)) >> the monorail could be getting a few more added sto. extending to. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, fall is in the air with these chilly mornings... but sherry explains we're not letting go of the warmer temperatures just yet. ((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. the man connected to the death of a seven year old boy over the
morning. ((kirsten joyce)) >> police arrested kenneth robinson.. who is now facing murder charges. 8 news now reporter nia wong.... ((nia wong)) >> brian. it was the day before halloween when police discovered this child at a siegel suites off boulder highway. they say he was there with his mother, four other kids and 31 year-old kenneth robinson. >> the child was taken to a hospital...where he was pronounced dead. we still don't know his name or his official cause of death c released by the coroners office. but police say the boy had ligature marks and signs that point to child abuse. robinson is not a family member of the child and was booked into the clark county detention center. neighbors we spoke with say police activity is a common sight around the suites. ((thomas james: "...it's a defenseless child it warrants the ultimate punishment." )) ((nia wong)) >> according to court records....no bail amount has been set for robinson. ((nia wong)) >> we are also still awaiting
information after this court appearance this morning. reporting from downtown. nia wong 8 news now./// ((kirsten joyce)) >> was the victim's mother involved? and how are the other children? ((nia wong)) >> from what we know...his mother is not facing any charges. police tell us the other kids were not harmed. they're now with child protective services during this investigation. kirsten. ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> hi sherry, how's the ((sherry swensk)) breezy north winds this morning.... and feeling cool. .............. temps in the 50s and 60s around
through the convention corridor for the sema show. more than 100,000 people are attending. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) thea expanding... and could possibly link the strip to the proposed nfl stadium. the operators of the monorail pitched their vision to clark county commissioners... and approved the expansion. here's a look at the plan... right now, the monorail ends at the mgm grand.. but if more money is funded, it would extend to mandalay bay.. where a pedestrian bridge would connect people from the monorail.. to the new stadium.
no word yet if there will be a possible extension to the airport. /// ((kirsten joyce)) it's out with the old, and in the with new for nevada license plates. this will be the new standard license plate.. once the "sunset" plates run out of stock. the redesigned plate will be available immediately for drivers who request it. the d-m-v says the new plate is supposed to reflect both the dry desert landscape of red rock canyon... as well as the rich, green forest of lake tahoe. /// ((brian loftus)) break out your cowboy boots... becaus ((kirsten joyce)) >> we'll take you live inside the event's new home this year wiith a preview. /// ((demetria obilor)) welcome back...
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years ago i was diagnosed with breast cancer but early treatment saved my life. so i'm really outraged that joe heck voted ten times to defund planned parenthood which thousands of nevada women depend on for cancer screenings. congressman heck even threatened to shut down the federal government i hope the women of nevada remember that when it's time to vote. narrator: the target... seniors. danny tarkanian set up thirteen fake charities that preyed on vulnerable seniors... fronts for telemarketing schemes. seniors lost millions from the scams danny tarkanian helped set up. jacky rosen has always led with integrity. in congress, jacky rosen will
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approved this message. ask yourself: if joe heck was on your side, why did he threaten to shut down the government on his crusade to defund planned parenthood? side with the wall street banks when he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip"? and why did joe heck put payday lenders and their shameful interest rates first when he took their money? nevada, it's time to put people before the corporate special interests. it's time to vote no on joe heck. senate majority pac is responsible
as they get ready for the holidaysit but there's some controversy brewing.. supposedly these are the new holiday cups. the cups are green, and have a mosaic of more than 100 people drawn from a single stroke. the starbucks ceo released a statement.. syaing they wanted to create a symbol of unity as a remider of our shared values. but this cup may be the "preview" of the real holiday cup. someone leaked this photo on reddit... showing a red cup with a classic holiday design. some people have also spotted at starbucks.. boxes with labels saying "no
the north winds will make it feel chillier. ........... sunny skies and high pressure will keep the winds cranking through today and tomorrow along the river with a wind advisory through thursday afternoon. .......... united states and deep south - cities like austin, texas busted into the low 90s yesterday. .................... game seven of the world series will have cloudy skies and mild temps near 70 degrees by game time. ............. there is a chance for rain near midnight so if that comes early it could interfere with the
and near 80 degrees this week. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) >> saddle up! professional bull riders from all over the country... for the world finals. ((brian loftus)) >> for the first time ever... they've moved into their new home inside the t-mobile arena... and that's where we find our resident cowboy... michael stevens with a preview. hey mike! ((michael stevens)) >> this is the very first year that world finals will be held at tmobile! the richest bull riding event in the history of western
champion after five rounds of competition ending a 26-event season that saw the pbr hit such arenas like madison square garden and cowboys stadium in arlington. the pbr's biggest event of the year matches the world's best bull riders against their equally amazing counterparts, the toughest bulls in the world. the bull rider left standing at the end of the five days will be
pbr world champion. reigning two-time world champion, j.b. mauney is in the hunt for his third world title. mauney has already become the richest athlete in pbr history, in his 11 years as a professional. ((brian loftus)) >> michael, this is the first year of the world finals inside the t-mobile arena... what's it like in there? ((michael stevens)) >> let's take a look on the roads with demetria. ///
for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) things are picking up along northbound i-15 and charleston the crash scene has been cleared for the most part. traffic along 215 and charleston is all clear right now. should be an easy drive along the west side of the beltway. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader...
picks, joined here by holly from the animal foundation, and our wonderful dog today is named forever. holly, tell me a little bit about forever. first of all its a girl, how old? holly/animal foundation >> she's 3-years-old and she's a terrier mix. ((brian loftus)) >> a terrier mix... and how does she do with kids and families? holly/animal foundation >> she came in as a stray, so we don't know exactly how she does with kids and families, but she is so sweet and temperament. she's friendly and really calm, so i would have to imag ((brian loftus)) >> you described her perfectly. she's charming the studio here as we were petting her, and very quiet, very kind-hearted. and also going to be assisting us today. she's a football expert, correct? holly/animal foundation >> absolutely. ((brian loftus)) >> so we're going to see what the pick is from forever as the game choices are between the green bay packers and indianapolis colts. and we'll let forever make her choice whenever she's ready to roll..... and she moves up, that was a direct shot. she's going right to the midwest.
/// ((brian loftus)) >> if you'd like to adopt "forever"... just call the animal foundation... 702-384-3333. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) ((sherry swensk)) (( "2-0. high fly ball to left center, at the wall, grand
(( "2-0. high fly ball to left center, at the wall, grand slam! 7 nothing, chicago!" )) ((brian loftus)) >> the bats were alive last night for the chicago cubs.. as they forced a game seven against the cleveland indians. in the top of the third inning, addison russel hit a grand slam.. bumping the score 7-0 early on in the game. another two runs were scored in the 9th n rizzo. cubs took the win 9-3... the final game will be played tonight... good luck to both teams. /// ((kirsten joyce)) and today, you can get a free doritos locos taco from taco bell.. thanks to the world series. it's their "steal a base, steal a taco" promotion. the cleveland indians short-stop francisco lindor stole a base in the first game. you can get your free taco from
let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// ((demetria obilor)) things are pretty quiet up in the northwest at us 95 and 215 right now. there's been a lot of work the state's centennial bowl interchange project. no delays on us 95 and tropicana right now. should be an easy drive heading up from henderson
>> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) we're getting your questions answered for the sheriff this morning ... ((kirsten joyce)) >> find out if yours was one of the ones picked in this week's morning cup of joe. ((brian loftus)) plus... new details released this morning ....
what investigators say happened just moments before the malaysian airliner crashed into the ocean. those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader.///
in connection to the death of a young boy ... we're live as he gets ready to make his very first court appearance. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... a change in the polls for the first time in months .. the clinton's visits to the valley ... as donald trump inches ahead in the polls. ((brian loftus)) >> and... winds bumping around outside a bit this morning .. sherry is monitoring the gusts ... as they whip around the valley. ((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