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metro police are investigating an overnight officer-involved shooting, near the 215 and hualapai. demetria has a look at the alternates you can take... as well as a live report from the scene. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- hillary clinton rallied her supporters together. what she had to say.. as we're just weeks away from election day. ((brian loftus)) >> and, sherry says the winds will be back in the valley for your weekend.. along with cooler temperatures. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 s brian loftus >> thanks for joining us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. this morning, metro police are investigating an officer- involved shooting on the west side of town... where they say a suspect was shot and killed in an overnight police chase. ((brian loftus)) >> police say they are confident the man that was killed.. was involved in a string of henderson robberies and in the downtown area. 8 news now reporter nia wong is live near 215 and hualapai with
>> metro tells us the person killed tonight is a white male in his 40s....and they're "confident" he's connected to at least 14 robberies in henderson and downtown. officers spotted this man driving a vehicle....matchi ng a description tied to these robberies. they tried to pull him over near las vegas boulevard and sahara but instead of ro says he led them on a chase through "many many miles" in the valley. the pursuit ended when metro used stop sticks on this vehicle between hualapai and fort apache. they say this man displayed a gun..which led officers to shoot him. he is now dead. metro says they found a gun in the suspect's car. they tell us all officers inovlved in this pursuit are not hurt. ((nia wong)) >> for now they can't say what led officers to shoot this man but it is still very early into this investigation. they still can't say what led officers to shoot this man. reporting live. nia wong 8 news now.
((kirsten joyce)) hillary clinton was in las vegas last night.. rallying her supporters one week before the final presidential debate. she spoke outside the smith center.. talking about strengtening the economy... and also went after donald trump: ((hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate: "las vegas, you know something about this, i don't know how you can lose a billion dollars running a
women, he's an equal-opportunity insulter, he's insulted everybody." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> currently, clinton has a narrow lead over trump in nevada. /// ((kirsten joyce)) today, vice president joe biden will be in las vegas... campaigning for hillary clinton and u-s senate candidate catherine cortez masto. he's hosting an event at the culinary union at 12:45-pm. doors open at 10:45. /// ((brian loftus)) push back against a wave of new claims... of past inappropriate behavior against women. the presidential candidate is demanding a retraction by the new york times... and threatening legal action.. after a report claims he groped and kissed two women decades ago. in the article, a 22-year-old receptionist for a company located in trump tower.. claims trump kissed her on the cheeks and mouth. another women claims he touched her under her skirt.. as she sat next to him on a flight 30-years ago.
including people magazine... of the accusations. /// ((brian loftus)) and we want to remind you to join us here on friday... for a senate debate between congressman heck and former nevada attorney general catherine cortez masto. the debate starts at 7:00 friday night... right here on channel 8./// ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now is your local election headquarters.. on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((kirsten joyce)) this morning, state lawmakers wile earlier this week, the stadium bill passed the senate... and now it has to pass the assembly.. before it heads to the governor's desk. public funders are asking the state to pitch in 750-million dollars... to help pay for the cost with a one- percent hotel tax increase. developers say about 13-million dollars would be generated for public education every year. /// ((kirsten joyce)) officials say a student pilot's actions...
plane crashed on the road. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- preventing deadly crashes on our roadways. tips from officers on how to keep our streets safe this season, coming up... in "what's driving metro crazy?" /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor. this is 8 news now good day)) when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with
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"i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he is talking about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms." i
don't want a president who makes fun of me. i want a president who inspires me, and that's not donald trump. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. two billionaires, spending millions to buy a senate seat for joe heck.
"highly misleading," and "false." as attorney general, it's cortez masto who held banks accountable and helped nevada homeowners. and governor sandoval praised cortez masto's
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vegas ring. she'll be back for u-f-c 207 on december 30th.. at the t-mobile arena. this is the most important fight of her career.. as she goes head-to-head with amanda nunes for the bantam-weight title belt. her last fight she had to be helped off the mat.. after suffering her first career loss against holly holm. /// ((kirsten joyce)) >> and conor mcgregor told the u-f-c president... he will never fight in las vegas again. this after he was fined 150- thousan dollars from the nev for his press conference with nate diaz over the summer. he got so frustrated he threw water bottles at the other fighter. mcgregor also tweeted several days ago.. "i get fined more than these bums get paid". /// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
fire weather watches. ............... and slightly cooler by monday - temps drop to low 80s. a large area of low pressure will move into the west coast tomorrow and through the weekend and the winds will kick up tomorrow for the desert... and stay breezy through the weekend. ............. hurricane nicole is barreling over ............... it's a very strong category four storm... and the little island of bermuda is right in the crosshairs of destructive winds...heavy rainfall... and damaging storm surge flooding. ............ here at home...gusty winds pick up tomorrow... and afterwards the air will cool
to normal low 80s. mornings in the low 60s. ............. the weekend will stay breezy right into monday./// ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((brian loftus)) investigators say a fiery plane crash in)) connecticut was intentional. the plane crashed after hitting a utility pole and landed on the road. authorities say the flight instructor and student pilot got into a fight in the cockpit... and the instructor could not regain control of the plane. that's when the plane went
but has severe burns: (( gov. dannel malloy: "when events like this occur, we recognize that people almost always wonder if someone meant to do us harm, but we must exercise caution without jumping to conclusions." )) ((brian loftus)) >> officials say freitekh came to the u-s in 2012.. as a student to learn to fly. his instructor described him as disgruntled about becoming a pilot. the f-b-i has now taken over the investigation. /// ((kirsten joyce)) samg customers return kits.. to safely bring back their galaxy note seven smartphones. the kits come with a static shielding bag for the phone.. which goes into a small box. that box is then put into two additional boxes, so it's safely returned. the kit also comes with safety gloves and assembly instructions. samsung has stopped production of the galaxy note seven.. after there were reports that the replacement phones were also catching fire. /// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to
its gas- electric hybrid prius... ((brian loftus)) >> and, amazon just launched its new music streaming service. hena daniels joins us live from wall street. good morning hena. good morning brian and kirsten! stocks on wall street were mixed. big dividend payers like real estate and utilities were the big gainers.
the dow jones industrials closed 15 points higher. but the nasdaq composite lost 7. /// toyota is recalling nearly 100 thousand hybrid prius in north america and tens of thousands more across the world. the problem... toyota says if the car isn't in park.. the brake cable can disengage and the vehicle could roll. if you have the sedan models fro 2016 and 2017 toyota dealers will attach a clip to fix the problem. /// amazon's new music streaming service is launchi expected to compete with other popular streaming services like spotify and apple music. users can pick from a catalog of tens of millions of songs. prime members will have the option to pay 8 dollars a month or 80 dollars a year - while non-prime members will pay $10 a month. owners of amazon's echo smart speaker, meanwhile, will be able to get the unlimited music service on one device for $4 per month. ((brian loftus))
attractions won't be available on one online travel website. tell us abuot that? a 0 tripadvisor won't be selling tickets to hundreds of animal attractions like swimming with dolphins or being able to pet endangered species. the company says it did it in the spirit of animal welfare and is including educational resources on its site about endangered animals. /// demetria obilor
can cost you money, your driving privileges and someone their life. today, we hear from metro detective rich tusko, who investigates fatal collisions. he explains what officers will be looking out for this season and how you can help prevent deadly crashes. "our big concern this year, of course, is the exiting of summer and the entrance of our fall season, winter season. biggest thing we see with that is the cooling of the temperatures and, of course, with that we'll see more on the roadway, lot more motorcyclists, just generally lot more people on the roadway enjoying the cooler weather. also, the time change will make it a little darker sooner, so we're concerned with drivers paying attention to the pedestrians, maybe crossing where they're not supposed to or in a crosswalk, maybe scanning ahead to pay attention for those people. children, in the roadway, will be out playing more now that the temperatures are cooler. also looking at paying attention to motorcycles, speed limits, maybe pedestrians
attention of the drivers. we do see, unfortunately, the numbers go up in fatalities and the serious injury collisions when the temperatures go down. "we'll get a lot more of the holiday parties, the drinking. we urge people, of course, to call friends, call family. don't drink and drive. the worse thing you want to have is lose a family member in the holiday season. ((demetria obilor)) >> detective tusko says that preventing deadly crashes. it's so important to be aware of various situations that are happening and developing on the roadways. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) ((kirsten joyce)) now on good day... now on good day...
remember." but congressman hardy supports trump 100% and said he'll do whatever trump wants him to do. hardy even said people with disabilities are a drain on society and that seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government. donald trump and congressman hardy -- divisive and dangerous. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. i'm catherine
ng drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists. narrator: and joe heck says "i have high hopes we'll see donald trump become president." i don't know what i said, aah... narrator: heck says he "completely supports" trump. i would bomb the
[bleep] out of them. narrator: and heck? reporter: you trust him having his finger on the nuclear button? heck: i do. reporter: why do you say that? heck: why wouldn't i? narrator: donald trump and joe heck. wrong for nevada. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen,
and i learned there's always a smart solution. as president of my synagogue, we found a smart solution to rising energy costs... creating one of the largest solar projects in the state. in congress, i'll work with democrats and republicans to make all of nevada a leader in solar, to improve our schools, and create good jobs. i approved this message because i know we can find smart solutions... even in washington. as a marine combat veteran, i understand the sacrifices our military makes. our benefits are earned, and we rely on them. politicians like joe heck should understand that. narrator: joe heck voted to shut down the federal government, risking critical services for nevada veterans. and during that shutdown, heck continued cashing his congressional paycheck. his military record deserves respect. but back in dc, joe heck is putting politics before nevada. and that doesn't work for me. narrator: vote vets is responsible for the content
now on good day... an officer- involved shooting leaves one person dead. the highway chase police were led on.. before stopping the suspect. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- young football players are still suffering from head injuries. the new law one state is creating.. to prevent more of them. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, we could see the winds return in the valley... sherry explains the cooler temperatures that are coming along with it. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) >> thanks for joining us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. an overnight police chase across the valley.. turned into an officer- involved shooting.. where police say the suspect was shot and killed. ((kirsten joyce)) >> police say they are confident the man that was killed.. was involved in a string of henderson robberies.. and in the downtown area. 8 news now reporter nia wong is live near the 215 and hualapai with the very latest.
above the 215... behind me you can see the deadly end to a pursuit which police say started around 11 last night. metro tells us the person killed tonight is a white male in his 40s....and they're "confident" he's connected to at least 14 robberies in henderson and downtown. officers spotted this man driving a vehicle....matchi ng a description tied to these robberies. they tried to pull him over near las vegas boulevard and sahara but instead of complying....met ro says he led them on a chase through "many many miles" in the valley. the pursuit ended when metro used stop sticks on this vel apache. they say this man displayed a gun..which led officers to shoot him. he is now dead. metro says they found a gun in the suspect's car. they tell us all officers inovlved in this pursuit are not hurt. ((nia wong)) >> for now they can't say what led officers to shoot this man but it is still very early into this investigation. they still can't say what led officers to shoot this man. reporting live. nia wong 8 news now.
investigating the death of child.. that happened on tropicana, near the 215... from earlier this month. police say they found a five- month- old unresponsive around 2-30 in the morning on october 8-th. metro abuse and neglect is investigating the case. once we receive more information, we will update you on air and online. /// ((kirsten joyce)) unlv is teaming up with nasa to help us get into deep space. the partnership is with lockheed martin... which supports nasa's "o-rion" program. the goal of that program is to mars. over the next five- years... lockheed martin will provide unlv's engineering college up to five- million dollars for research. the school has worked with nasa in the past... as part of the "mentor-protege program". /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus))
downtown las vegas is hosting the las vegas culture fest this weekend... ((brian loftus)) >> we'll talk with the people behind the festival.. and what you can do with the family... after the break on the valley's news leader. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sher the desert is where bad guys go when they want to make evidence disappear.
he's divisive and dangerous. "uh, i don't know what i said. uh... i don't remember." hardy supports trump 100% and said he'll do whatever trump wants him to do. hardy even said people with disabilities are a drain on society and that seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government. donald trump and congressman hardy -- divisive and dangerous.
start your week on 8 news now good day.. with "monday mornings with the mayors." each week we'll hear from one of our southern nevada mayors. you can submit your questions on las vegas now dot com... and then tune in on monday during the 6am newscast.. to see if your question was answered.// ((demetria obilor)) trending now... bruno mars isn't the only music artist doing a show for new year's on the
a large area of low pressure will move into the west coast tomorrow and through the weekend and the winds will kick up tomorrow for the desert... and stay breezy through the weekend. ............. hurricane nicole is barreling over bermuda with 140 mph winds. ............... storm... and the little island of bermuda is right in the crosshairs of destructive winds...heavy rainfall... and damaging storm surge flooding. ............ here at home...gusty winds pick up tomorrow... but today it will be hot across
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blast mozart across his vineyards in tuscany. giancarlo cig-nozzi believes the vines closest to the music grow bigger... and scientists think he might be on to something: ((prof manscuso: it's very difficult to say plants "like" classical music - what they are able actually do is to perceive sounds. )) ((sherry swensk)) >> the professor thinks the vines because frequencies resemble those of runnning water. they figure the music confuses harmful bugs, making them unable to breed. the music also scares away birds and other creatures that eat the grapes. and get this... speaker maker "bose" heard this... and donated 72 speakers and financed more research in the field. ///
fire weather watches. ............... and slightly cooler by monday - temps drop to low 80s. a large area of low pressure will move into the west coast tomorrow and through the weekend and the winds will kick up tomorrow for the desert... and stay breezy through the weekend. ............. here at home...gusty winds pick up tomorrow... d our temps a little - about five degrees - and bring highs back to normal low 80s. mornings in the low 60s. ............. the weekend will stay breezy right into monday./// ((kirsten joyce)) despite improvements in
players are still getting potentially dangerous head injuries. andy rose reports. with so much focus on preventing concussion in the big leagues now, you might think we're making progress in stopping traumatic brain injuries in youth sports. but a new report from blue cross blue shield says the company's insurance claims for concussions increased by 43 percent over a six-year period ending in 2015. and there was a 71 percent spike in reported concussions and 19. most of those head injuries were reported during the fall, just as football season kicks off... many high-school football leagues are taking a tougher stand against concussions, with the state of washington passing a so-called "shake it off law." it requires injured kids to get medical clearance before returning to a game, or even practice. helmet manufacturers are even offering their own sensors to give coaches real-time information on the potential effects of hard hits.
concussions may be attributed to more accurate testing and the new awareness. with today's health minute, i'm andy rose. let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// ((demetria obilor)) here's what traffic looks like at us 95 and mlk. the roads are getting busier, esepcially on the southbound side of traffic. out in the southwest, here's what things look like at the blue diamond/el capitain intersection. the county will be working to construct new signals in mountain's edge along buffalo.
back to you./// ((brian loftus)) saving money .... so you can enjoy your retirement... ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 on your side's michelle mortensen explains how to have more in your 401 k .. when you decide to kick back and relax. ((kirsten joyce) ice cream usually melts in the sun .. but not anymore? the new invention created by a local .. to keep your treat cold in the heat. those stories coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader.///