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central valley .. a look at your alternates .. and what caused police to shut down tropicana and maryland parkway. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... cool, fall weather on the way .. when you'll need to break out the turtlenecks. ((brian loftus)) >> and... a local band returning to our studio! brumby joins us to talk about their newest project. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, e right now./// ((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. there is some major traffic trouble in the central part of the valley. ((brian loftus)) >> the intersection at tropicana and maryland parkway is closed due to an injury crash .. lets send things right over to demetria.
............. we've been so spoiled with our extra mild november weather... but reality will show up in just about 48 hours... as gusty winds usher in a strong cold front and open the door to much colder fall temperatures. ............. right now we're in the 50s and some upper 40s around the valley... with light winds, but winds will pick up tomorrow and that will be the rude awakening to cooler changes. ........ upper 70s near 80 again today. back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce)) metro police say their were involved in a shooting with
officers were involved in a shooting with a ((brian loftus)) >> this began just after 11-o'clock last night when officers spotted 18-year-old daniel prichard driving an unregistered car near bonanza and nellis. police tell us... officers tried pulling him over, but he took off. officers then spotted the car again a short time later, near stewart and sandhill. police say they tried talking with prichard ... but that's when he drove his car towards the officer who then opened fire. the suspect was not shot .. and no officers were injured. prichard was arrested and is now being held at the clark county
this man .. accused of driving drunk and killing two brothers ... is expected to make his first court appearance this morning. 25-year-old willie wortham faces several charges including dui involving death ... and reckless driving involving death. the crash happened saturday night .. near smoke ranch and rainbow. friends and family created a memorial last night ... to remember jermaine asher and robert sean roberts./// ((kirsten joyce)) this morning .. we've learned the north las vegas fire captain who died after a massive fire .... passed away from natural causes. the coroner says miller had heart and vascular diseases .. and died due to a lack of oxygen. the north las vegas fire department says miller became ill in september after a massive fire at a shopping center... and marked his passing as a line of duty death. captain miller was a 22 year veteran of the department . and was credited with rescuing a toddler from a fire./// ((kirsten joyce)) according to the southern nevada homeless survey, there are more than 62-hundred people without homes on any given night.
17-hundred of those are children and youth. but this morning, local organizations are coming together to help connect the homeless with resources that could help them. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now reporter nia wong is at the cashman center where it's all happening. nia? ((nia wong)) >> good morning brian and kirsten. what's interesting about that census you mentioned is that the number of homeless people counted actually went down from the previous year....but not by a lot. thousands are still in need of assistance in southern nevada. hours....volunte ers from 150 agencies will meet those that are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless here at the cashman center. last year nearly 3500 people made it out here. this year the day-long event will once again have services to help with housing, medical, job preparation and even help for
nia wong 8 news now./// ((kirsten joyce)) controversy over president- elect donald trump's staff picks... ((brian loftus)) >> what president obama has to say .. about the appointments. ((kirsten joyce)) and... cones on convention center are driving people crazy... the project is behind scheduled, and demetria found out why... coming up./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
this is 8 news now good day)) ((sherry swensk)) returns to the valley tonight.. the folks at ethel m chocolates will flip the switch for their annual cactus lighting tonight at 5 o'clock. there will even be a live perfomance by strip headliner terry fator. you can get four pack of tickets free by bringing in a new toy of
((sherry swensk)) there's that beautiful full moon - get a look before it sets in about 15 mins or so... .............. another supermoon in december. ................. significant cool down that will more than make up for the extra warm october and november we've enjoyed so far. there's that leftover supermoon. ............. the first sign will be widespread southwesterly winds across southern nevada tomorrow... and then a cold front midday that will turn the winds to the cooler north and that will open the door for the much colder temps that will finish the week. .............. temps will be up near record
appoint right-wing media mogul, steve bannon, to the job of chief strategist...sayi ng he's embraced diversity throughout his career. when asked about it, president obama was more diplomatic: (((president obama) "i think it's important for us to let him make his decisions and i think the american people will judge over the course of the next couple of years whether they like what they see." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> meanwhile ... today .. for his last final trip in office./// ((kirsten joyce)) after a quiet couple of years .. a local band is rocking out, again! ((brian loftus)) >> we're joined by the guys from brumby .. to talk about the release of their new single ... and what's to come. ((kirsten joyce)) and it's time for today's facebook contest. register to win on our facebook page. good luck!/// you're watching 8 news now good day.
brumby's new single "leave a light on" .. the local band just dropped the hit this month. they've been a little quiet the past couple of years so we're glad to hear they're back! brumby's lead singer .. oliver tingey and guitarist tyler tingey joining us this morning! hey guys, congrats on the new song! --what makes your single "leave
now lets send things over to demetria for what's driving you crazy./// demetria, what's driving people crazy? demetria obilor a lot of you have asked me, "what's up with convention center drive?" last fall, the crews set up shop on convention center drive as part of a $6.1 million county p this project was scheduled to wrap up this past july, but that didn't happen. then it was supposed to wrap up some time in september or october, but that didn't happen either, so i reached out to the county to find out what's going on. the county's public works department says crews are almost done. they're working on manholes in the area. work should wrap up soon. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com.
a crash causing major issues in the central valley.. we're live on scena parkway. ((brian loftus)) >> plus... a woman in pahrump waiting extradition to texas.. the exotic animals police say she kept in her home, with a child. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... these warm temps won't last much longer .. when the thermometer will drop down into the 40's for your lows. ((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 on
news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. we're following breaking news in the central part of the valley... ((kirsten joyce)) >> metro police are investigating a crash at tropicana and maryland parkway .. and have shut down the intersection. 8 news now reporter michael stevens just arrived on scene .. michael, what do we know so far? (( )) >> ((kirsten joyce)) demetria, how are the roads?
metro police say 35-year-old ati poni was the coach of the victim .. as well as a neighbor and family friend. documents state the girl's father said she was acting differently for several weeks .. and that's when she told him about the incident and he alerted police. poni now faces charges for sexual assault .. kidnapping .. and sexual conduct between a school employee and student./// ((kirsten joyce)) a pahrump woman is behind bars on bail ... awaiting extradition to houston .. where she faces charges for child endangerment. ((ia after investigators say she 34 year old trisha meyer let exotic animals roam her home, with a juvenile. animal control officers in pahrump were tipped off by a neighbor last week. they found 3 tigers in the backyard .. contained in a 4- foot field fence.. and 8 monkeys inside her home. the tigers have been taken into potective custody. ((kirsten joyce)) >> meyer will be extradicted to houston to face charges .. police there say they found an adult tiger and 3 cubs, as well as a skunk and fox roaming
was extremely dangerous to have the exotic animals in the same space as the juvenile./// brian loftus >> every year....30-thousa nd people are estimated to be homeless in southern nevada. the most recent census shows around 17-hundred of those are children and youth. kirsten joyce >> but this morning local organizations are coming together to help connect the homeless with resources that could help. >> 8 news now reporter nia wong is at the cashman center where it's all happening. nia? ((nia wong)) >> good morning brian a what's interesting about that census you mentioned is that the number of homeless people counted actually went down from the previous year....but not by a lot. thousands are still in need of assistance in southern nevada. >> in just a few
those that are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless here at the cashman center. last year nearly 3500 people made it out here. this year the day-long event will once again have services to help with housing, medical, job preparation and even help for those with pets. a free lunch, haircuts and legal resources will also be available if it's needed. check-in starts at 9 and goes on until 3 today. it's happening here at exhibit halls a and b ((nia wong)) center.
((brian loftus)) a new development .. in the murder case made famous development .. in the murder case made famous by "making a murderer" ((kirsten joyce)) >> how soon brendan dassey could be home .. after his conviction s ((brian loftus)) we'll be right back on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
part of the valley .. ((kirsten joyce)) >> a person was killed in a crash at tropicana and maryland parkway ... and police have shut down the busy intersection to investigate. ((brian loftus)) >> it's causing quite a mess on the roads so lets send things over to demetria for the very latest. demetria, how are the roads? the tropicana/ maryland parkway because of a serious crash. use alternates like russell, flamingo and eastern. there is a multi-vehicle crash on southbound i-15 near the washington exit. expect some slow downs in the area. sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
that will keep the winds coming... and then turn them to the cooler north and that will open the door for the much colder temps that will finish the week. .............. gusts to 40 mph or higher will pick up dust and trash on the roads and in the air. .................. temps will be up near record highs today and then dropping to much cooler 60s and overnight lows in the 40s and chilly 30s. back to you!/// ((brian loftus))
case that gained national attention in the netflix murderer' ... ((kirsten joyce)) >> wisconsin prosecutors are now scrambling to appeal the order to free 27-year-old brendan dassey... they're also still deciding whether they will prosecute dassey again. hena daniels has the latest. 27 year old brendan dassey could soon be walking out of a federal prison after spending almost a decade behind bars... dassey was sentenced to life in prison for the 2005 murder of teresa halbach -- a case made famous by the 10 part netflix series making a murderer...
small town of manitowoc wisconsin. but that case there is just something wrong with it i carry that with me all the time because i wouldn't want that to happen to me." yesterday a federal judge ordered dassey be freed under supervision... while prosecutors appeal his overturned conviction. dassey was 16-years-old when he confessed to helping his uncle - steven avery - rape, murder, and mutilate halbach - a 25 year old freelance ph (investigator:) "it's okay. what he make you do?" (brendan dassey:) "cut her." (investigator:) "cut her where?" (brendan dassey:) "on her throat in august, a judge ruled police unfairly questioned and coerced dassey to confess... citing factors including "age," "intellectual deficits," and "the absence of a supportive adult," rendering the confession involuntary." steven drizin/dassey's
had a young man who believed that the only way he was going to get out of that room // was to tell these police officers what they wanted to hear." dassey's attorney believes he will be home by thanksgiving. hena daniels, cbs news ((kirsten joyce)) >> dassey has until noon today to tell the court where he will live when he is released./// ((kirsten joyce)) a local woman billed for a gym membership .. more than a decade f ((brian loftus)) >> coming up next on 8 news now good day.. how michell resolved this problem after the woman was charged thousands. plus... (( i'm gayle king. coming up, pushy moms using their kids' experiences to help less- privileged students apply to college. our new series "a more perfect union." coming up on cbs this morning.)) /// you're watching 8 news now good day.
demetria. demetria, how are the roads? the tropicana/ maryland parkway intersection is blocked fof because of a serious crash. use alternates like russell, flamingo and eastern. there is a multi-vehicle crash on southbound i-15 near the washington exit. expect some slow downs in the area. back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce)) tell michelle really "worked out" for a local woman .. who paid for a gym membership she didn't even know she had .. get this ... for 11 years! ((brian loftus)) >> consumer advocate michelle mortensen pulled her weight around .. and shows us how she solved the problem. ((michelle mortensen))
about it. that's what gyms hope you do... so you wrack up fees for a lifetime. but in this story ... nancy wyatt actually cancelled her membership back in 2005. except they kept charging her for it for 11 years. she didn't even notice the charges until one night a few weeks ago. so she asked me to get on her side and get her money back.
because i knew it would be taken care of )) i got right to work on her case. but i knew it was a long shot. legally ... she was only due 52 bucks because any fraud that's more than 60 days old on a bank account you're liable for. still i reached out to e-o-s on nancy's behalf ... within three days of calling them ... they cut her a check for more than 3 grand... paying her back for charge ove the best tv program station overall//////everytime i see you on there getting something done for someone else //// i know i can turn to you because you are fantatstic )) ((michelle mortensen)) the gym billing network went above and beyond to make nancy whole which was amazing. because as i mentioned ... they didn't have to. the take away for you is always keep an eye on your statements
suspicious charges right away. nancy's story does serve as a bit of a milestone for 8 on your side, as well. we keep track of every dollar we are able to refund folks when they turn to us for help. and as of today .. we have helped refund folks more than 1 million dollars. so remember -- i'm always watching out for you and here to help. i'm michelle mortensen.//// sherry, how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) it's sunny and cool... but it will fall... by thursday and friday. the weekend will then finally adjust to normal. the mornings it will be downright chilly.... so
while. ............. we've been so spoiled with our extra mild november weather... but reality will show up in just about 48 hours... as gusty winds usher in a strong cold front and open the door to much colder fall temperatures. ............. right now we're in the 50s and some upper 40s around the valley... with light winds, but winds will pick up tomorrow a t awakening to cooler changes. ........ another day in the upper 70s, near 80 again today.... then highs drop 20 degrees by thursday behind that cold front... and that's when the nighttime temps will cool off, too. make sure you're watering during the day - except when it's windy. .................. back to you!/// ((brian loftus)) a week from today, the
a week from today, the team name and logo of las vegas' professional hockey team will be the man behind the push for the team-- bill foley will make the long- awaited announcement here in town... along with nhl comissioner gary bettman. foley has said the colors will be some gray, red rock red, gold, black, white. as far as names... foley filed trademark protection on night hawks, desert hawks, and red hawks. /// ((brian loftus))
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morning. here's a live look at the big board-- right now, the dow is down 48 points. it jumped 21 points yesterday ... but the nasdaq fell 18 points./// ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now is teaming up with businesses around the valley to help local military families and those who can't afford the holiday dinner. our goal this year is to help 25- hundred local families ... and nellis-creech air force base operation warm heart. we're collecting turkeys .. as well as canned goods and non- perishable food items. you can also donate cash and gift cards .... so extra turkeys can be purchased./// ((brian loftus)) ride sharing app, uber, is launching a new feature in las vegas today called the pool option. it give riders the chance to hop in with others heading in the same direction.. making the trip cheaper and cutting down on congestion throughout the city.
feature in las vegas last week called line./// ((brian loftus)) speaking of lyft, they're getting rid of the iconic pink mustache on their cars. the company is replacing them with with light-up beacons they dubbed as "amps." they'll be located on the dashboard in vehicles here in las vegas starting january first. they can hook up to a rider's phone via bluetooth... your phone and the amp will light up a specific color once your ride is near. lyft says this is the first in-car communications device of its kind and will make it easier and safer for drivers and riders to fin thanks for joining us. "c-b-s this morning" starts right now.///
good morning to our viewers in the west. it's tuesday, november 15th, 2016. welcome to cbs this morning. president-elect trump eyes rudy state. he's also looking at ways to give his older children top secret security clearance raising concerns about security clearance. >> fires burn across the southeast. plus a group of moms helping under privileged students help find a path to top colleges. it begins our new series, a more perfect union. highlighting americans from different backgrounds working together for a common good. >> but we begin this morning