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stick around. ((brian loftus)) >> and... it's about time to kick the holiday shopping into high gear! the top gifts for the hard to shop for .... and party hosts. ((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 us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. a person is fighting for their life thimo ((brian loftus)) metro police are investigating what caused the wreck .. near sahara and nellis. that's where we find 8 news now reporter nia wong with the latest, nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. right now police have sahara blocked off from arden to marion. based on their investigation so far, they believe a motorcyclist and a white corvette were racing before another vehicle pulled out in front of them from the shooters bar
police say both vehicles were headed eastbound on sahara. they believe the white corvette was in the left lane, while the 2005 kawasaki motorcycle was in the right. when the yaris pulled out from a stop sign, investigators say it was the motorcyclist who ended up crashing into the vehicle. we're told the motorcyclist is fighting for his life this morning. as for the driver of the yaris....police suspect he had been drinking and he is now in jail where they are checking his blood alcohol level. there was one more passenger in the yaris who claims to be hurt in his upper body. ((sgt. robert stauffer/lvmpd fatal detail: "yeah, on it's face this is stop sign on the part of the toyota yauris." )) ((nia wong)) >> police say they're also trying to figure out the speed of the motorcyclist...w hich would play a factor into this investigation. as police were helping the people hurt here off sahara and carillo...the other vehicle beieved to have been racing the motorcyclist left the scene. once again, police describe it as a white corvette with no license plate. ((nia wong)) >> police say they're going to have this portion of sahara blocked off for at least the next hour. reporting live from east las vegas.
this weekend. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the lucky dragon welcomed its first customers saturday .. it's located on sahara just west of the strip. hotel reps say they want the lucky dragon to be the most authentic asian cultural and gaming experience on the strip. most of the games are popular asian ones .. including baccarat and pai gow./// ((kirsten joyce)) and the park a tree- lighting ceremony this afternoon. ((brian loftus)) >> the lights will be turned on the tree at 5 o'clock.. one of the harlem globetrotters will be on hand for the occassion, as well as members of the army national guard who just returned home... and of course, santa. ((brian loftus)) >> the area is transformed into a winter wonderland .. there's even an ice rink just outside the t-mobile arena .. complete with hot cocoa./// sherry, how's the weather?
investigating a homicide, near lake mead anda where police say a man was shot and killed. details are still limited.. but as soon as we get information, we'll update you on air and online. /// brian loftus >> today... the man accused of luring kids... and performing sex acts with them is set to appear before a judge. kirsten joyce >> 63-year-old... jose azucena was arrested earlier this month... and faces several felony charges. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live outside the regional justice center... with the latest on this case. good morning, michael? ((michael stevens))
bail... and his next court appearance is set for 8-o'clock this morning. 63-year-old jose azucena was arrested on november 12th. police say over the past year, he used candy to lure children into his apartment near nellis and charleston. court documents claim... azucena would expose himself and sexually assault the children... then said he would hurt or kill their parents if they said what happened. allegations. police say they know of at least 4 victims -- but there could be more. azucena is being held on several felony counts including... kidnapping... sexual assault against a child... and lewdness with a minor. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) >> michael, do police suspect there could be other victims? ((michael stevens)) >> right now they're not sure... however, they're asking anyone
brian? ((kirsten joyce)) after the break... jimmie johnson races into the history books.. ((brian loftus)) >> his record win .. that puts him on the same level as the likes of richard petty and number 3. ((kirsten joyce)) and... getting on the freeway faster... the changes you can expect at the south rancho/us 95 interchange this morning, in "what's driving you crazy?"/// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
home phone plan and autopay. speed may not be available in your area. call today. ?? ((kirsten joyce)) jimmie johnson just became one of nascar's elite drivers ... ((brian loftus)) >> he earned his record 7th championship sunday at homestead international speedway in florida. johnson beat out four drivers with a shot to win the title-- including las vegas local kyle
supporting him during the finals laps... the entire way around the track.: (( i kept looking up and seeing hands in the air thinking they're shooting me the bird again. it was actually seven. all they way around the racetrack everyone was holding up seven, and it just gave me goosebumps )) >> fans were holding up the number 7 ... because this is johnson's 7th championship in the series. he's only the third driver to do that .. tying the records of richard petty and dale earnhardt couple weeks, during the nascar awards.. held here in las vegas at the wynn./// sherry, how's the weather?
it can feel like your shopping list never ends! ((brian loftus)) >> there's the person who's hard to shop for ... the hosts of the holiday parties ... or if you're the one hosting .. you need stuff to entertain the guests.. the list goes on! ((kirsten joyce)) >> consumer advocate c down the must haves in her holiday gift guide series.
engraved bottles nestled in shredded cash. vo and they can show of their new scent in style with these gorseous perfume bottles from z gallerie. each one unique and resurrecting the glamour of pampering. vo these tic tac toe board games are a perfect gift for the man or woman who has everything. luxiourusly made in wood and acrylic. it's a perfect cofee table addition. on cam why carry an ordinary umbrella when you can don this it's traditional and whimsical all at once. vo these sapphire agate book ends are impressively distinct.. and perfect for someone with distinct taste. each geode is one of a kind. vo and while not genuine gemstone ... these jaguar bookends will please the voracious reader with a stylish home.. vo speaking of stylish ... this globe icebucket ... or skull decater... will jazz up any home bar. a perfect choice for the bar enthusiast ... who is also hard to shop for.
quips ... like call me old fashioned are sure to delight. on cam family members like grandparents .. aunts and uncles can sometimes be the most difficult to shop for .. and we have them covered too. they can cover up in a delightful throw ... that's cuddly and warm as it is chic. vo or give grandma and grandpa one of these awesome silhoettes from vonjet. each one is individually designed, crafted and treated as a unique piece of art. each one can be hand crafted from just a picture of your child .. taken from a ph. and these picture book from chatbooks are amazing and simple to make. just download their app ... and pick 30 to 366 phontos from your phone, instagram, facebook, or computer. then they'll create one of these scrapbooks they will treasure for life. host and hostess gifts can be a challenege too .. but we've t you covered.twig te perfect, unique gift at any holiday party. vo these beautiful planters and arrangements can be created by you .. or grab one of their fantastic ready to go desings that bring the outdoors in with fun and whimsy. vo snow globes are classic gifts ... but i bet no one has one like these. this skull and perfume bottle take the winter classic
creative side with this cute art sketching set ... or these delightful pens with monkeys and elephants on top. vo and forget candles ... try a lux candle holder .. like this impressive crystal one from z gallerie that lights up a room. on cam now for your home... i've got gifts just for you. vo love these cofee and tea makers from mr. coffee.... brew a single cup ... or custom flavor infused tea. vo the avelina dispenser will make your holiday part a swanky soiree. melding lux gold and glass together. vo bar with this stemware and shaker set vo or dress up your dinner table with these bejewled salt and peper shakers. on cam finally if you know anyone who hates critters in their home ... my critter catcher is a must. designed to remove pesky visitors safely and humanely. want to know more about any of these gifts? check out my online gift guide on our station website ... our pinterest page or my facebook ... for these gifts and so much more. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and michelle has all the techies in your life covered ..
for the holidays tonight at 5./// demetria, what's driving people crazy? today, you can expect to see changes at the south rancho drive on-ramp to northbound 95. changes at the south rancho drive on-ramp to northbound 95. this past weekend, crews were out changing the ramp meter signs. so, now, two cars will be permitted per green light, instead of just one.
metering efficiency, thereby increasing traffic flows and reducing vehicle back-ups. the meters will turn on during peak travel times. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you./// ((brian loftus)) still to come on 8 news now good day... the mayor of boulder city is taking your questions .. ((kirsten joyce)) >> he joins us for this week's monday mornings with
a person fighting for their life .. after an overnight street race... we're live on scene as police investigate. ((brian loftus)) >> plus... investigators say the deadly elko plane crash.. could've been worse.. what the pilot did .. that saved lives. ((sherry swensk)) >> and... mother nature lighting up the sky overnight with thunderstorms... where are they now? i'm tracking the radar... as the chance for rain heads towar the valley today. 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce))
news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. we're following breaking news this morning .. as one person is fighting for their life after a crash. ((kirsten joyce)) >> police believe two vehicles were racing before they collided near sahara and nellis. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now reporter nia wong joins us live on scene with the very latest. nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. this morning police tell me one driv life...another in jail, suspected of drinking and a third driver has fled the scene. it happened here behind me just after midnight. >> this portion of sahara from arden to marion is still closed off as they continue their investigation. police say a white corvette and a 2005 kawasaki motorcycle were racing eastbound on sahara. they believe the white corvette was in the left lane, while the
the right. when the yaris pulled out from a stop sign, investigators say it was the motorcyclist who ended up crashing into the vehicle. we're told the motorcyclist is fighting for his life this morning. as for the driver of the yaris....police suspect he had been drinking and he is now in jail where they are checking his blood alcohol level. there was one more passenger in the yaris who claims to be hurt in his upper body. sed on their investaoso far....e motorcyclist could play a factor as well.t while police were hel e people hurt here offhara...th> ((nia wong)) you can still see debris from this crash in the road. expect this to be closed off for the next hour. reporting live from east las vegas. ni demetria, how are the roads? ((nia wong)) you can still see debris from this crash in the road. expect this to be closed off for the next hour. reporting live from east las vegas. nia wong 8 news now./// demetria, how are the roads?
((sherry swensk)) partly cloudy skies this morning...wensk)) and we're quiet so far... but that's after some very loud thunderstorms with heavy rain and vivid lightning fired off over eastern clark county overnight. ............ temps are in the cool low 50s... and possible showers today. back to you!///
((kirsten joyce)) >> a 63 year-old man accused of performing sex acts with children is expected in court today. ((brian loftus)) >> jose azucena... has been in jail since his arrest earlier this month. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live this morning outside the regional justice center... with more. good morning, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten...
the 63-year-old was arrested on november 12th. police say over the past year, he used candy to lure children into his apartment near nellis and charleston. court documents claim... azucena would expose himself and sexually assault the children... then said he would hurt or kill their parents if they said what happened. when questioned -- he denied the allegations. police say they know of at least more. azucena is being held on several felony counts including... kidnapping... sexual assault against a child... and lewdness with a minor. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) investigators say although all 4 people on board died .. they believe the pilot prevented more deaths ... in the elko plane crash. ((kirsten joyce)) >> this happened friday night ... it caught fire just moments after
crashed the american medflight plane into a parking lot.. and avoided nearby homes and businesses. the pilot, two medical crew members and a patient were killed ... while on their way to a hospital in salt lake city. the f-a-a is now investigating./// ((kirsten joyce)) after the break on 8 news now good day.... several police officers across the country ... shot in the past few hours.. ((brian loftus)) >> the search for the suspects .. and what the officers were doing when they were ambushed./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
for their accomplishments ... with an emphasis on diversity. there were more than 400 people there .. many of them channel 8 fans .. and i just wanted to say it was great meeting everyone!/// ((demetria obilor)) fantastic beasts roared at the box office this weekend: (( first trip to e anything edible in there? no. any livestock. no. welcome to new york. ) ((demetria obilor)) >> fantastic beasts and where to find them landed the number one spot in its opening weekend .. with about 75 million
the crash on southbound i-15 near the charleston exit is gone. ash on southbound i-15 there's a lot of work happening in this area as part of the state's prorject neon. let's take a look at us 95 and mlk. here, you can see that the northbound 95 exit to mlk is closed. back to you!/// ((brian loftus)) four police officers across the country have been shot in the last 24 hours. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the search continues in san antonio this morning for the man police say shot and killed
year veteran of the force. witnesses say marconi was writing a ticket for someone he pulled over .. when the suspect pulled up behind him, walked up to the drivers window of the police car and shot him./// ((brian loftus)) >> and in saint louis, missouri .. a police sergeant is in critical, but stable condition after being shot an in ambush. investigators say he was sitting in traffic, when another vehicle pulled up and shot in twice in the head. the suspect was later killed after shooting at officers./// ((brian loftus)) missouri .. another officer was shot ... and is expected to survive. that suspect was also shot and killed. ((kirsten joyce)) >> finally .. a suspect is in custody .. after investigators say he shot an officer in the shoulder.. who was sitting in his car at a traffic stop. that officer was treated and released from the hospital./// ((kirsten joyce)) we're sitting down with the mayor of boulder city .. ((brian loftus)) >> coming up next on 8 news now good day... we get your questions answered during monday mornings with the mayors. plus...
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((kirsten joyce)) >> we sat down with the leader of boulder city in this previously recorded segment. ((brian loftus)) joined again by mayor woodbury, lets get right into our first question about the volleyball court at veterans memorial park volleyboall court with help of the eagle scout project. apparently the group shoveled and raked over 55t this is a great way to create a new and improved attraction. mayor rod woodbury: right, it's at our veterans memorial park in boulder city. it was really a community project. we had over 800 volunteers, 200+ man hours of work and moving that stuff around. it's kind of modeled after the volleyball court at sunset park. it used to be this rough sand in there where you'd have basically a kitty litter box and kids digging in there between little league games. it's going to be a great asset to our community
((brian loftus)) team effort! ((kirsten joyce)) with everybody helping, that's nice! mayor, recently there've been some development proposals and discussion about residential growth in slo-growth boulder city. what's the latest? mayor rod woodbury: as you know, we have slow-growth ordinances out in boulder city and because of i-11 and the unknowns about what's going to happen, the business community is a little alarmed about what do we do? do we grow? do we stay where we're at? then we had a developer propose a 640 acre master planned community recently, with what we're used to. so the discussion is alive out there. it's kind've the growth pains, maybe a little bit of an identity crisis, to just determine what we really want out in boulder city and where we're going to the future. ((brian loftus)) boulder city has a new finance director. tell us a little more about him and why the city brought him on. mayor rod woodbury: his name is hyun kim. he comes to us from wyoming, where he was basically the city manager, but he's a local.
looking forward to it. our prior finance director went to take a job in south carolina as a city manager there. mr kim comes to us with great accolades from wyoming. people person, great manager. we're looking forward to seeing where the future goes with him. ((brian loftus)) ((kirsten joyce)) and of course, it's about that time. we're talking holiday celebrations in boulder city. what do you have on tap? mayor rod woodbury: dec 1-3 is kind of our lineup there.. we start with the retelling of the journey of joseph and mary down to bethlehem and the nativity scene. on the 2nd, we have the christmas tree lighting and the 3rd we have our santa's electric night parade and pics with santa preceding that as well.
those always fill up, line the street, fill up the rec center so you gotta get there early. but we always have great festivities out there. we enjoy it. ((brian loftus)) i know there's people who don't miss a day either. they don't go to 1, but all 3. that gets you into the holiday spirit. ((kirsten joyce)) it certainly does. thank you so much for coming in mayor. to submit a question... just head to l and click on the banner that says monday mornings with the mayor./// ((brian loftus)) and we'd like to give a big congrats to the ladies of our morning show because they are simply the best! kirsten, sherry and demetria won "best female morning news team" at the silver state awards over the weekend. sherry, how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
so grab a warm jacket and throw the umbrella in the car. ........... there is a chance of some showers today... a chance of some but the chance is lessening through the morning - after big thunderstorms overnight. .... southern california soaked up most of the rain... and we'll see whaw nevada today. ... highs in the 60s this week and nice sunshine for thanksgiving. demetria, how are the roads?
awards.... where the winners are decided by the fans. ((brian loftus)) >> the pop star took home the trophy for artist of the year. (( "i hope that with whatever it is that i create in my life, that i hope you feel a little bit of light, and i hope that i can bring joy to you, and make you unified and happy. and i love you." )) ((sherry swensk)) >> but the winner who left everyone talking was selena gomez, who accepted favorite female artist, pop/rock -- her first appearance since taking a career hiatus. "i had to stop. because i had everything. and i was absolutely broken inside... i have to say thank you so much to my fans, because you guys are so damn loyal, and i don't know what i did to deserve you. but if you are broken, you do not have to stay broken." )) ((brian loftus)) >> meanwhile, some of music's greats were honored .. sting received the award of
hits including "message in a bottle" and "every breathe you take." and prince's sister accepted the favorite soundtrack award for "purple rain." (( tyka nelson/prince's sister: prince defied the odds, a black teen from minneapolis with a goal to electrify the world. he had the courage to be different. with his vision and god-given talent, he is still one of the world's most respected and loved artists cheers )) ((demetria obilor)) awards show without the celebs and the audience jumping in on the latest internet craze .... check this out ... one of the rows jumped up and did the mannequin challenge./// thanks for joining us. "c-b-s this morning" starts right now.///
good morning to our viewers in the west, it is monday, november 21st, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." more than a foot of snow buried parts of the country. and more is on the way. we're tracking your thanksgiving antonio for a man who ambushed and killed a police detective. it's one of four police shootings in 24 hours around the country. president-elect trump appears close to making several major appointments to his cabinet and he demands an apology for a "hamilton" cast member's sharp message to the vice president-elect. actor brandon victor dixon is here today. >> we begin with a look at today's "eye opener," your world