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bundle up this morning.. gusty north winds are bringing an extra chill to the air. i'll show you which parts of southern nevada.. will be under a wind advisory today. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- police are investigating a deadly three car crash.. that killed one person. what police are reminding drivers.. as we're getting into the holiday season. ((demetria obilor)) >> and, it's been one year since the attacks in san bernardino. we take a look back what happened that day.. a shooting spree. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 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 waking up with us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((demetria obilor)) >> i'm demetria obilor.. brian has the day off. ((sherry swensk)) >> and i'm sherry swensk.
>> today... marks one year since the terror attack in san bernardino. ((kite >> 14-people were killed... and 22 others were wounded. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is in studio this morning... with how the victims will be remembered. good morning, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> kirsten, demetria... a moment of silence will take place at 10:58 this morning -- the exact time of the attack. at a san bernardino blood bank... a 14-mile bike ride will follow... representing one mile for each person killed one year ago today. recently, the 9-1-1 calls were released... and you can hear the tense moments play out inside:
caller: we have an active shooter here dispatcher: ok, mam, listen to me. take a deep breath. have you seen the person with the gun? caller: yeah they're there - they're dressed in black. and they have a gun. dispatcher: listen i know mam - we're on the way. ok, is he still shooting? ((gunshots can be heard)) caller: oh my god dispatcher: mam, listen to me. listen to me please - ok? the police are driving there)) ((michael stevens)) >> in this security video you can see the terror cu from the scene of their horrific crime. at one point they even pass police on the road who have yet to figure out who they are. you see the couple once more make a slow u-turn before leaving the scene. police ultimately tracked down the duo and killed them in a shootout. in an effort to remeber the victims... after the memorial bike ride... community members will also gather to remember those killed and wounded with speeches from
kirsten, demetria? ((kirsten joyce)) this morning, three people are recovering.. after they were hurt in a house fire in north las vegas. it happened on saint george street, near civic center and las vegas boulevard. no word yet on how the fire started.. or how serious the victims' injuries are. /// ((demetria obilor)) a motorcycle rider is dead.. after it was involved in a three car crash, near ann and coleman. police say a sedan was crossing the intersection.. when the motorcycle rider hit the vehicle. the car then swerved and hit another car... the motorcycled later died. the two people in the sedan are expected to recover... and the passengers in the third car did not suffer from any injuries. police say with the holidays here... drivers need to be more careful on the roads: (( aaron patty // pio, nlv police: "it's just a good reminder for us to slow down. our families are going to be mourning the loss of a loved one, which is unfortunate. but this is the reality we live in and sometimes it takes an incident like this to wake up a little bit, and realizing the importance of obeying the traffic laws."
more than 70- million people tuned in to watch the event at the thomas and mack. according to the university.. viewers brought in nearly 114- million dollars worth of free publicity. the school also says its seen a boost in student recruitment thanks to the nationwide exposure. /// ((kirsten joyce)) from learning to be a mighty miner... to singing along with the rolling stones... brian has your full recap of this month's what's cool at school. ((demetria obilor)) >> plus -- construction is ramping up along summerlin parkway. down this sunday and where you can expect delays. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
to the casa foundation. /// ((sherry swensk)) now it's no joke when it gets cold here in las vegas.. but locals know the winter season is a lot better here than in other parts of the country. according to trip advisor... las vegas ranks number 2 on the top list of winter destinations. orlando has the most bookings so far this year. cancun is number 3... fort lauderdale number 4... and at number 5... when it comes to traveling for the holidays... cheap tickets dot com says saving is as easy as choosing to stay.. at a two or three-star hotel.. rather than four or five. here in vegas... the website says the best hidden gem is the excalibur... because it offers something for the whole family. /// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
end of the valley. ......... it will be a windy friday so grab a warm coat and a scarf to keep warm. ............. temps in the milder 40s because of the wind... but it feels cooler than that. some clouds around this morning, but skies today.... and highs in the low 50s staying below normal. ........ a wind advisory across most of the mojave desert today.... but not including the las vegas valley. ................. highs warm up to near 60 sunday and then colder next week. ((sherry swensk))
argue that notion, as they recently took the stage at t-mobile arena, performing with the rolling stones! bailey stephens sophomore "initially, i was like this is going to be a big place, and you get on stage, and and it's a huge place!" ((brian loftus)) the choir prepared to an exhaustive level, to ensure they could hold their own.... kim barclay ritzer director or choral activities "as soon as we got out there i looked across and my colleague and then mick jagger was kind of like right in the middle, and i was like okay....this is real." heate "it was crazy - i was so excited, and i wanted to back on and do it again!" ((brian loftus)) kids need to learn about electrical safety. so why not roast hot dogs and marshmallows to teach that important point.... trey young-winfrey 2nd grade "they touched it and it like burnt, or got cooked, and i feel like eating it." ((brian loftus))
demonstrated what they do....in this case a sign and lighting service tech.....taking a crane sky-high josh villegas yesco service tech. "their faces just light up, i mean, they instantly just go....oh my god....i'd be so scared." ((brian loftus)) young students get a glimpse of bright futures.... savannah lunkwitz kindergarten savannah: "be a paleontologist." brian: "wow, a paleontologist....why do you want to be a paleontologist?" savannah: "cause i like dinosaurs, and i want to figure out what the dinosaur bones are, and how dirty they are." ((brian loftus)) and engineering of mining....from fourth-graders! they are mighty miners, and at mccaw elementary, these student leaders give tours of a simulated mine on campus riley born mighty miner "i love telling people about the modern day history, and the back-in-the-day history, and it's so much fun!" ((brian loftus)) mighty miners present to 50 schools every year, delivering a hands-on field trip experience
nevada produces 75 percent of the gold in the country, and seems students are hoping most of it is in this room....as they sift through polished rocks and fools gold, panning for the real thing.... ((brian loftus)) mighty miners develop leadership skills and confidence, that will serve them well throughout life hunter anderson mighty miner "it helps me because i'm actually really, really, shy - and it helps me so i can be able to talk to more people, and stuff like that." ((brian loftus)) ((kirsten joyce)) the polls are open to vote for these programs... and if you know something that's cool at school.. go to las vegas now dot com. click on "sections".. and cool at school will be under the "community" tab. or send us an email... cool at school at las vegas now dot com. the winner will receive 250 bucks for their program./// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) there's a crash at 215 and eastern. expect some lane restrictions
what they may use.. to track construction and road changes quicker. ((demetria obilor)) >> plus -- pop tarts is rolling out several new flavors... the coffee chain they got their inspiration from... next on the valley's news leader. /// you're watching 8 news now good day. ((sherry swensk)) i really did save hundreds of dollars on my car insurance with geico.
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good morning jill. good morning sherry and kirsten! investors are waiting for the jobs report this morning... oil and banking stocks are driving the dow the another record high... the dow jumped 68 points yesterday. the nasdaq fell 72.// economists expect the u-s economy added 174 thousand jobs in november... and the unemployment rate stayed at 4 point 9 percent. this is thea report before the fed meets this month. strong job growth makes it more likely the fed decide to raise interest rates.// and apple is getting some high tech help.. to improve its maps feature... and compete with google maps. bloomberg reports apple may use drones to make it's maps more accurate. they'll track construction work and other road changes quicker than on-the-ground cameras. sherry and kirsten? ((sherry swensk)) >> jill -- we hear there's a new breakfast hybrid...
demetria obilor starting sunday, crews will start doing more work on summerlin parkway. drivers can expect all sorts of closures. start on summerlin parkway between buffalo and rampart through july 2017. on monday at 9pm, the hov flyover bridge from northbound us 95 to westbound summerlin parkway will be closed through the end of january. during this time, the northbound buffalo to westbound summerlin parkway loop westbound summerlin parkway loop ramp will be closed, as well. traffic will be detoured to vegas drive and rampart boulevard.
crews can work on extending the new westbound hov lane. expect night time lane restrictions on the rampart on and off ramps, so crews can work on traffic signals and ada improvements. the city encourages you to watch message boards to stay in the loop. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you./// ((sherry swensk))
n? -whoa! how can we help? -ah man! wait, is that a basketball player? yes! -wow! my heart's about to jump out my chest man. charles you ought to be proud man. i'm just extremely grateful they were here giving them some encouragement- that's something that these kids are going to remember for a lifetime. did you see his big old feet? look. whoa. weekend. you'll need that jacket to stay warm in the wind. your weather now forecast is up next. ((demetria obilor)) >> plus -- san bernardino is remembering the anniversary.. of a deadly terror attack.. where over a dozen were killed. how the town is remembering the victims who lost their lives.
the fire truck! the help our local firefighters need to give back this holiday season. ((demetria obilor)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((demetria obilor)) thanks for joining us, i'm demetria obilor.. brian has the day off. ((kirsten joyce)) >> i'm kirsten joyce... ((sherry swensk)) >> and i'm sherry swensk.
far early this morning. ......... it will be a windy friday so grab a warm coat and a scarf to keep warm. ............. temps in the milder 40s because of the wind... but it feels cooler than that. some clouds should move out for sunny skies today. ........ a wind advisory across most of the mojave desert today.... but ironically not including the valley. ................. demetria, how are the
police have identified the man.. who was shot and killed in front of his ex-girlfriend, near durango and tropicana. police say 25-year-old ethan hogan died.. in what they're calling a random shooting. witnesses told police hogan and his ex were fighting over a child. the argument then spilled into a parking lot.. and ths involved. the suspect then pulled out a small assault rifle and shot at hogan. police are currently looking for the suspect's vehicle... it's described as a dark- colored two door dodge charger or challenger. /// ((kirsten joyce)) >> today... marks the one year anniversary of the san bernardino terror attack. 14 people were killed and nearly two-dozen others were injured. ((demetria obilor)) >> the city of about 2-hundred and 16-thousand east of los angeles is preparing to remember the victims. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now reporter
with what's planned. good morning, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> kirsten, demetria... police will hold a 14-mile memorial bike ride that will end near the site of the shooting. a brief memorial service also will be held there. as you mentioned... it was one year ago today... two people... husband-and-wife assailants stormed in on a holiday luncheon for county health employees and killed 14-people... and wounded 22-others. you can hear the moments play out in newly released 9-1-1 calls... as people inside the county to figure out what's taking place: ((caller: hi, there's people with machine guns with ar's - that are shooting up at my work. i work at inland regional center they opened the door and then just started shooting inside the room. dispatcher: ok, shooting inside which rooms? caller: shooting inside of the conference room in building 3. dispatcher: ok so they actually came inside building 3? caller: yes yes dispatcher: do you know if anyone has been shot? caller i don't know)) ((michael stevens))
driving their black s-u-v away from the scene of their horrific crime. police ultimately tracked down the duo and killed them in a shootout. according to cbs news the city of san bernardino has been grappling with a spike in homicides this year... and community members have worked hard to prevent a hate-filled backlash to the terror attack. clergy have formed an interfaith alliance... victims' families have encouraged tolerance and muslims resin to educate neighbors about islam. kirsten, demetria? ((demetria obilor)) visitors are getting to see a whole new side of niagara falls... ((kirsten joyce)) >> the millions of dollars that was spent... to illuminate the attraction. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor.
((kirsten joyce)) the dazzling niagara falls just got a high- tech upgrade... ((demetria obilor)) >> as michelle miller reports.. the attraction is now being lit up with water colors. by day, the view is majestic... water cascading nearly 200 feet between the u-s and canada. . but at night it's illuminating. da colors from the canadian side light up the american falls from nearly half-mile away. tonight, thanks to a 4-million dollar renovation they will be even brighter. (mark thomas) we are eliminating all the dark spots so you can see the whole curtain of the falls and are going to add a whole host of colors you couldnt add with the old technology. (miller) arent light just lights? (mark) yeah, except
the illumination of the falls started in 1860 -- to celebrate the prince of wales' visit to canada. by 1925 the light show became a nightly spectacle-- the lights themselves were even an attraction. today some 20-million people are drawn to them. ed gemesh helped with the new 1400 l.e.d lighting makeover -- boosting the colors up to 14 times brighter. are they also energy efficient? absolutely, up to 85% energy savings. when the lights came on visitors on tha full view.... m: how big a difference does it make? mos: oh i love it, i love the blue! it's hard to beat natural beauty, but nothing's wrong with adding a little color, michelle miller, cbs news, niagara falls. sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) cool and windy today....
doing burns outs.. and then wrapped up the victory lap at the park. fans and the nascar community are celebrating and honoring driver jimmie johnson. nascar has been staging this event for years... with all the drivers taking part./// ((demetria obilor)) trending now... the countdown to christmas is on.. yet there's a new advent calendar you can g that's a lot different from what you see at the stores. instead of chocolate.. it's filled with different types of cheese! the creator behind it is from london.. and writes a food blog called, "so wrong it's nom". she came up with the idea last year.. and also put instructions on the website.. so you can create your own personalized calendar. now.. they aren't available just yet.. but they will be for christmas 2017. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now..
because of the wind... but it feels cooler than that. some clouds around this morning, but those should move out for sunny skies today. ........ cool 40s next week after 60 degrees on sunday ................. ((kirsten joyce)) president-elect ((kirsten joyce)) president-elect donald trump holds more meetings at trump tower in new york today as he continues to fill out his administration. at his a rally in ohio last
to nominate retired marine general james mattis for defense secretary roxana saberi reports. -nats-lock her up, lock her up president-elect donald trump kicked off his 'thank you' in ohio last night...emphasizing his victory over hillary clinton (trump) we won in a landslide, that was a landslide in cincinnati...the crowd was mostly silent as mister trump addressed lingering divisions... (trump) we're going to come together, we have no choice. we have to and it's better." -nats- ...but became fired up when he unveiled yet another cabinet pick -- retired general going to appoint mad dog mattis as our secretary of defense. in the past...mattis has said that responding to 'political islam' is a major security issue facing the country. he's expected to face a tough challenge in getting senate confirmationsince he retired only three years ago...not seven...as the law requires. roxana saberi cbs
>> during the ohio rally, the president-elect also pledged, once again, to build a wall along the u-s border. earlier in the day...he traveled to indiana...to officially announce a deal he helped reach this week -- that will keep hundreds carrier air conditioning jobs from moving to the country./// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) ((demetria obilor))
hainan airlines is getting a big welcome today at mccarran airport. the first non-stop flight is coming in to las vegas from beijing... and will start to offer the non- stop service today. las vegas has established itself as a major draw for chinese visitors traveling to the u-s. /// ((demetria obilor)) the creators of jersey boys found themselves ((kirsten joyce)) >> the reason a las vegas jury said they were guilty of copyright infringement. ((demetria obilor)) plus... i'll be chatting with some victoria's secret angels .. about what it's like to walk in one of the most iconic fashion shows. those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// ((kirsten with our $3.50 sub of the day, there's never been a better time to try something deliciously different. every day of the week, get a featured six-inch subway sub for just $3.50. all with no artificial flavors.
the average age of a homeless person is 9 years old. my dream is to help kids living on the streets with education. charles what's up man? -whoa! how can we help? -ah man! wait, is that a basketball player? yes! -wow! my heart's about to jump out my chest man. charles you ought to be proud man. i'm just extremely grateful they were here giving them some encouragement- that's something that these kids
((sherry swensk)) >> plus... it's going to be really windy out there .. i'm tracking the latest on the advisory. ((demetria obilor)) >> and... i'm watching the roads ... as people make their way to work this friday morning. ((sherry swensk)) 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 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. brian has the day off. ((sherry ss ((demetria obilor)) >> and i'm demetria obilor. you'll wanna hold onto your hats and your steering wheels today! ((kirsten joyce)) >> not only is it going to be cold, but it's also going to be very windy ... right sherry?? sherry, how's the weather?