tv 8 News Now Good Day CBS November 28, 2016 4:30am-5:01am PST
attention holiday shoppers you have a second chance to get more gifts if you missed out on black friday... because today is cyber monday. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...a chilly change of seasons has arrived... here in the valley. sherry has today's extra cool forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> and... cuba begins their nine days of mourning after the death of former leader d 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) cubans are observing 9 days of mourning following the death of former dictator fidel castro. in miami where many exiles fled when castro came to powermany are celebrating and looking forward to better times in cuba. ((kirsten joyce)) >> massive crowds are
to fidel castro. mourners will be allowed to sign a book of condolences, and on tuesday a public ceremony is planned in the square. his burial is scheduled on sunday, december fourth. cbs this morning's charlie rose will be reporting from havana on cuba's future following fidel castro's death. right here on channel 8 at 7 a-m./// ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's
jane falls. up at lee canyon the slopes aren't open yet but they are targeting early december - hoping to open then. back to you!/// ((brian loftus)) metro police are needs your help identifying a man who sexually assaulted a young girl on thanksgiving afternoon. behind me is the sketch of the suspect from police and he's described as an older male, of
((kirsten joyce)) >> parents who live nearby say the community needs to pay attention, come together and help figure out who this is. reporter brittany edney has the story "horrified, absolutely horrified." ((brittany edney)) it's hard for many people to fathom--- something as unspeakable as a child being sexually assaulted in your community. ((lena ocasio, concerned parent "we live pretty close by to this neighborhood, it's disturbing to know that there are disgusting grown men preying on our little ones and i have two young ones myself that i have to ke ((brittany edney)) investigators say the man approached an 8 year old girl and her younger brother while they were playing outside in a complex. then he asked the little boy to go inside--- and that's when, police say he took the girl around the corner of a building and sexually assaulted her. a crime, one nearby parent, says deserves more than prosecution. ((lena ocasio, concerned parent " castration, absolute
need to protect themselves and i cary myself)) ((brittany edney)) adding she's not afraid of defending her family if ever put in the situation. ((lena ocasio, concerned parent "that even tries to threaten me or my daughters, they will be shot.")) ((kirsten joyce)) >> the suspect was last seen wearing black jeans and a blue t-shirt. again... if you believe you recognize this man this please contact metro's sexual assault section at the number on your screen.. you can also call crimestoppers, anonymously. the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor)) back to you!///
it to be very busy today and tomorrow. they say the monday and tuesday after thanksgiving are usually the busiest days of the year. and the sahara dmv location is expected to closed this saturday for two weeks. the new sahara office will re-open next door to the old one... on monday, december 19th. the d-m-v director says to avoid the long wait times... you can handle most of your business online or book an appointment./// ((kirsten joyce)) if you're looking for travel deals, you may want to
sales should result in big airfare and hotel deals. some may even last through the first week of december. trips to the caribbean and europe are expected to come quite cheap./// ((kirsten joyce)) amazon will roll out more than 75-thousand sales today.. the deals will continue throughout the week on a variety of products, including toys, electronics, video games and books. electronics tend to be big sellers on cyber monday... but amazon says so far this holid "most-watched deal" has been the mermaid tail blanket./// ((kirsten joyce)) with the vegas golden knights set to kickoff their n-h-l season next year... las vegas is starting to look like a big time sports town.
there's already a sense that las vegas will become a top destination for hockey. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now's mauricio marin checked out some of the action already happening on the ice here in town. ((mauricio marin/reporter: "the chill is in the air and it's all about hockey here at the las vegas ice center. folks here have been fans of the sport for quite a while now but with southern nevada soon to be home to the las vegas golden knights they're seeing alot more people getting interested in trying out the sport on ice." )) ((mauricio marin)) center hosted the international silver stick tournament. with 16 teams in town working to make their way to the national tournament in the new year----las vegas served as the back drop for the competition on the ice. it's just one of more tournaments folks at the ice center are working to bring back year after year and even expand to host more---and with the las vegas golden knights coming to town---that seems to be helping their efforts. ((bob della rocca/general manager, las vegas ice center: "i would imagine so looking at the models created in anaheim and la and san jose and phoenix and dallas and it'll
knights band wagon and wanting to play hockey.")) ((mauricio marin)) della rocca says hockey's been in las vegas for a while now. but with the professional team on it's way to town---the interest is growing. he's also gotten alot more calls from parents interested in putting their kids into hockey training camps and inquiring about teams. ((mauricio marin/reporter: "well we want to hear from you. with hockey being such a big buzz in las vegas now what do you like about the sport? well let us know on twitter and facebook. reporting fromh mauricio marin. 8 news now." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> folks who manage the las vegas ice center tells us about a thousand people make it to each tournament they host. ((brian loftus)) >> they expect that number to grow as they keep getting more interest for tournaments to be played here in town./// ((kirsten joyce)) the force is strong in
kicked off the holiday movie season... and to no one's surprise, disney disney animated film took the number one spot --- bringing in more than 55-million dollars. "fantastic beasts and where to find them" came in second with just over 45-million- dollars. and "doctor strange" rounds out the top three.//// ((demetria obilor)) trending now.....the star wars craze is officially back. because advanced tickets for rogue one: a star wars story."
account made the announcement over the weekend. advanced tickets went on sale last night at movie theatres across the country and online./// ((demetria obilor)) look at that line for the latest star wars movie. "star wars" fans braved the cold, the long lines, and the traffic for the hollywood christmas parade to snag a ticket. "rogue one" is a spinoff of the "star wars" films. it revolves around a group of rebels seeking to steal the plans for the death star. the new film stars felicity jones... mads mikkelsen... it debuts in theaters on december 16th. the first one thousand guests at the famed movie house will get a exclusive "rogue one" poster. "rogue one: a star wars story" will premiere at the el capitan on december 16th. sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) snow and rain moving into southern nevada this morniing snow and rain moving into southern nevada this morniing
much-needed snow outside of los angeles in wrightwood california.... at the mountain high ski resort families rushed to the resort so kids could play in the snow. people were dribving from west covina and el monte....it was some peo;'es first time seeing snow... let's take a look at the roads with demetria
w-h-l held their annual teddy bear toss this weekend. after scoring hitmens first goal against the lethbridge hurricanes, nearly 24-thousand teddy bears were thrown on ice. 60 calgary agencies will give the teddies to local child non profit organizations this holiday season./// ((kirsten joyce)) it's been an historic season for the dallas cowboys. a family of die-hard fans are taking their love for america's team to a whole newev home with an entire cowboys theme. and on gameday the olivias celebrate every touchdown by blowing their family horn. and get this, they won't even let you in the door without a team jersey and if you root for the other team, you get banished to the porch./// ((brian loftus)) some unexpected laughs at a press conference after ohio state beat michigan.... the coach recieved a call from his wife with a unique request. ((i'll get right back to you i'm at the press conference.
cubans will start one week of mourning to remember fidel castro. the thousands making their way today to attend a variety of ceremonies. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- it's cyber monday! we're live from zappos headquarters.. with some of the best deals out there. ((brian loftus)) >> and, some parts of the valley are finally seeing the white stuff! the extra cool temperatures that are finally stai now forecast. ((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 >> and i'm kirsten joyce. cuba is observing 9 days of national mourning following the death of former cuban dictator fidel castro. ((brian loftus)) >> he died on friday at the age of 90 .. castro had been in poor health