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make sure to bundle up before you head out the door.. because it's a cold one this morning! we'll take a look at the temperatures.. along with the gusty winds still being felt around the valley. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- a man is accused of luring children into his home. why police are worried there could be more victims ((brian loftus)) >> and, hillary clinton returns to the spotlight. what she was honored for.. a week after she made her ((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 joining us, i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> i'm kirsten joyce. ((sherry swensk)) >> and i'm sherry swensk. > ((sherry swensk)) rough winds last night...
downright scary yesterday... there were some power lines brought down... and chilly winds through today. .. gusts to 50 mph around southern nevada... but now the wind advisory has expired.... and the winds have turned to out of the north so it feels extra chilly. ....... sunny and cool today with highs
traffic along i-15 and tropicana is flowing smoothly. no delays to the airport along 215. things will change tomorrow night though. 215 will close down in both directions near the airport connector. we will talk more about it up next. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) new this morning... metro police are looking for two suspects.. after a man was shot in the leg in the peppermill parking lot.. near las vegas boulevard and convention center drive. police say the victim was shot during a jewelry robbery. he was later transported to the hospital.. and is expected to recover. the suspects took off in a newer model red vehicle...
/// ((brian loftus)) >> a man accused of using candy to lure kids into his home, then sexually assaulting them is now in jail. ((kirsten joyce)) >> jose azecuna faces a number of charges including kidnapping and sexual assault against a child. >> 8 news now reporter nia wong joins us live in studio with more. nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. metro says kids knew jose azucena as "david." they say allegations involving several young children have been reported t happened through the year... and believe there are more victims out there. >> over the weekend a henderson police officer spotted azucena in the 12-hundred block of south boulder highway and handed him over to metro. investigators say azucena would promise kids candy in order to get them into his apartment near nellis and charleston, and commit sexual acts against them. the 63 year-old is believed to have lived in the apartment complex for several years. we spoke with neighbors -- who asked us not to reveal their identities. they say they are disgusted to
(( j.r./neighbor: "i can't imagine somebody here doing that. i mean if i saw him he really would have been in trouble. because we don't handle and stand for stuff like that. we try to make our kids straighten out and well behaved." )) ((nia wong)) >> azucena is in the clark county detention center where he faces charges of kidnapping, sexual assault against a child and several lewdness with a minor charges. his case is expected to be seen again in court on monday. since these acts happened for such a long period.... ((nia wong)) who thinks their kids or who knows of others that may have been one of azucena's victims...to contact them. you can remain anonymous by calling crimestoppers. coming up in the next half hour we're going to hear from a family counselor on what to do in scenarios like this one. brian and kirsten. back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) >> ((nia wong)) >> ((brian loftus)) the valley is getting ready for the holiday season! ((kirsten joyce)) >> we're live from downtown summerlin with a preview of their holiday parade. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- pedestrians are making bad choices, and it's driving metro crazy. what officers want everyone to
((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now wants to help you get a head start on your holiday shopping with our "great days of giving" contest. we're giving away 500 dollar gift cards in the 5pm newscast and 600 dollar gift cards in the 6pm newscast.. in order to win, you have to tc today ... and be the 8-th caller when we give you the cue to call. you must be 18-years-old to win, and show that you're a valid nevada resident./// ((kirsten joyce)) >> today... marks one week away from thanksgiving... and as we all know that's when the holiday season really starts ramping up. ((brian loftus)) >> the folks at downtown summerlin... are getting ready for all the action... 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live this morning... with some of the fun things they're planning. hey mike? ((michael stevens)) >> downtown summerlin's second annual holiday parade takes place in the common area
((brian loftus)) hillary clinton stepped back into the spotlight.. her concession speech. she was honored for a lifetime of service to children and families at the children's defense fund. the non-profit organization is also where she started her career. clinton says it was tough for her to come out to the event.. but urged americans they shouldn't lose hope.. and stay engaged at every level: (( hillary clinton/(d) former presidential candidate: "i know this isn't easy. i know a lot of people have asked ourselves whether america is the country they thought it was. but please listen to me: america is worth it. our children are worth it. believe in our country. fight for our
)) ((brian loftus)) >> the children's defense fund says... 31- million kids still live at or near poverty in america. /// ((brian loftus)) several more names have surfaced onto the list of trump's transition team. today, south carolina governor nikki haley will meet with the president elect. according to a trump transition source, she's being considered for secar other politicians expected to meet with trump later today.. are former secretary of state henry kissinger and florida governor rick scott. /// ((kirsten joyce)) the minnesota police officer.. who shot and killed philando castile.. has been charged with manslaughter. officer jero-nimo yanez will make his first court appearance tomorrow. he's charged with second degree manslaughter... and two felony counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm. yanez shot and killed castile after pulling him over for a broken tail light. castile's fiance livestreamed
change his stance on climate change. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, child booster seats are being designed better. jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. good morning brian and kirsten! the dow snapped its seven day post-election rally... falling 54 points. the nasdaq was up though...
u-s companies-- including general mills, ebay and intel... are calling on president-elect trump to reverse a campaign promise and support the paris agreement on climate change. they say the deal would "bring clean energy and prosperity to all." trump has promised to "cancel" u-s involvement in the deal. and some welcome news for parents... car booster seats for children are getting safer. the insurance institute for highway safety tested 53 new booster seats... 48 of them got the highest rating.// >> jill -- .if you're wondering how much to spend on your friends, family and coworkers this holiday season... one company wants to help? a: that's right... jet dot com... the online retailer--- owned by walmart--- teamed up with facebook to create a so called... care calculator. it analyzes your relationship... and social interactions...on line.
crossing outside of a marked crosswalk, and you're not going to win against a vehicle. you know, a 4,000 pound vehicle traveling down the road, you're going to lose that battle every time. we have the holidays coming up. we have people out at the shopping centers. more people are out wondering about, things like that. people are trying to get places and are driving faster, not paying attention on the road. and if you step out onto that roadway, and that vehicle,that driver, is not expecting you, you're going to lose. so, we ask people to take that extra time, for the traffic signal and cross where you're suppopsed to, and be around for this holiday season." ((demetria obilor)) >> if possible, wear brighter clothes when walking at night. there are many unmarked/implied crosswalks in our valley. even though, as a pedestrian, you have right of way, you should use extra caution while walking in
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the weekend.. coming up in your weather now forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- police say more victims could be out there.. after a man is accused of luring children into his home. the tips parents are being given.. to talk to their own kids about the danger. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, it's going to be party up in here with dixie longate! we'll be talking to her in studio about her upcoming shows in las vegas. ((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)) us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. ((sherry swensk)) >> and i'm sherry swensk. > ((sherry swensk))
been waiting for ... others sad to see the warmer temps disappear... it's a mixed review. ............ temps are cool, but not as cool as they will be tonight so get the extra blanket for the beds ready. highs just near 60 degrees today. demetria, how are the roads doing? ((kirsten joyce)) >> a valley man accused of
candy to lure kids into his home, then sexually assaulting them is now in jail. ((brian loftus)) >> police say jose azucena committed sexual acts with a number of children in the last year. a number of allegations have been made involving multiple victims. >> 8 news now reporter nia wong joins us live in studio with more. nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. the latest allegations involve at least sevel last month and detectives believe there could be more victims who haven't come forward yet. >> investigators say kids knew azucena as david. they say azucena would promise kids candy in order to get them into his apartment near nellis and charleston, and commit sexual acts against them. the 63 year-old is believed to have lived in the apartment complex for several years. over the weekend a henderson police officer spotted azucena in the 12-hundred block of south boulder highway and handed him over to metro.
their kid--or know of someone -- who may have been one of azucena's victims. we reached out to a family counselor on what to do in situations like this...and they suggest parents to tread gently on the topic: ((ronald lawrence/community counseling center of so. nv: "parents can ask their kids if they've recently been talking with anyone they don't know real well or have you ever had contact with adults around where we live. so asking those important questions is paramount in finding out where your kids are.")) ((nia wong)) >> that is ronald lawrence center of southern nevada we just heard from. he says parents should do their best to know where their kids are...and to talk about boundaries with strangers. ((nia wong)) >> azucena's case is expected to be heard in court on monday. brian and kirsten, back to you. ((brian loftus)) >> ((nia wong)) >> let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// ((demetria obilor)) we're taking a live look at the spaghetti bowl along i-15 at us
movie will have a special cameo... ((kirsten joyce)) >> which one of danny ocean's original crew members is coming back for the spin-off. ((brian loftus)) >> and 8 news now is teaming up with businesses around the valley to help local military families and those who can't afford it. our goal is to help 25- hundred local families.. through help of southern nevada and nellisr heart. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we're collecting turkeys.. as well as canned goods and non- perishable food items. you can also donate cash and gift cards./// ((demetria obilor))
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matt damon will return as his original character that he plays in the ocean's trilogy. he says he hasn't read the script yet.. but is excited about the cast. the movie, "ocean's 8" stars sandra bullock, mindy kaling, rihanna, anne hathaway, and helena bonham carter. it's expected to be released in 2018. /// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
known for her wit and style... but she's a pro when it comes to throwing the best tupperware parties. ((kirsten joyce)) >> here with us this morning is dixie longate.. who's getting ready to put on a few shows at suncoast casino. good morning to you! for more information, we have it up on our website, las vegas now dot com.
let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) traffic is pretty quiet along 215 around the sahara exit. i still haven't heard anything about when howard hughes will start fixing the bottleneck situation at 215 and charleston. traffic is flowing smoot crews should be finished installing the cable barrier rails by the end of this year. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus,
livin' la vida loca, livin' la vida loca." )) ((kirsten joyce)) the park theater's new headliner is going to be livin' la vida loca here in las vegas! ricky martin is excited to have his own residency... he held a press conference yesterday.. talking about his his team is already hard at work getting the show ready.. and what songs they'll be playing. his first show will be on april 5th. /// ((kirsten joyce))
tonight when the winds stop and highs only make it to near 60 degrees... we'll see our first freezing temps of the season in areas like pahrump, indian springs and other rural areas. ............ temps will slowly make their way back to normal... which is upper 60s and with sunshine the weekend will feel warmer with highs back to near 70. a slight chance of showers on monday. ((sherry swensk)) ((demetria obilor)) no delays to the airport right now. don't forget that 215 will shut down tomorrow nit connector. it will reopen 5am monday. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce))
dinner like a professional chef.. ((brian loftus)) >> we're joined by one of the pro's from the aria .. with tips on how to whip up a tastey meal. ((kirsten joyce)) plus... a local getting hit with parking fines ... for a vehicle in l-a .. the reason he was responsible ... and to those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news
a valley man ... arrested for sexual assault.. what police say he used to lure children into his home. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... break out the jacket and gloves .. maybe even a scarf! sherry's monitoring just how cold it's going to get today. ((brian loftus)) >> and... thanksgiving a week from today.. one of the chef's from the aria joins us to show how to whip up dinner like a pro. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the