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a man opens fire on several cars on i-15...leaving one dead.. the bizarre chain of events that lead to the suspects arrest. plus the little valley fire continues to burn throughout northern nevada. the path of destruction the blaze left and how much is under control. and we take a look outside as katie boer tells us about the strong winds that's blosing throughout the valley. 8 news now, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// "now, live...this is 8 ((nia wong)) thank you for waking up with us this morning i'm nia wong. a valley woman is dead and her husband in mourning....after a deadly shooting on i-15. metro tells us kenneth mcdonald opened fire on several cars near 1-15 and sahara saturday morning. a valley couple was in one of the cars. the husband is recovering in the hospital but in the passenger seat was his wife died who
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tells mcdonalds ended up at a c-v-s near windmill and las vegas boulevard. they say he tried to sexually assault a woman inside. she was able to push him off her and employees later called the police....leading to a 40 minute standoff. in this video from a viewer-- you can see the encounter between metro and mcdonald before he was arrested. ((chris brisco, heard gunshots >> "stop the killing. it's always this big deal about police officers shooting citizens, what about us killing each other. another family has to mourn now because their life gone now." ) >> metro says they don't know mcdonald's motive for the shooting. for now he's booked in the clark county dentioin center ffor murder...attempt ed murder with a deadly weapon and a number of counts of shooting in an occupied vehicle. no bail has been set and because of the multilple crime scenes and the number of people involved...detect ives say they plan to file more charges later this week. ((nia wong))
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due to a wildfire. hundreds of fire crews continue to battle the blaze that broke friday morning. they say strong winds have been blowing through washoe valley county saturday afternoon. the fire is 20-percent contained. firefighters say the fire has burned atleast three-thousand acres-- and destroyed multiple structures. no injuries have been reported. the cause of the fire is under investigation./// ((nia wong)) strong winds are blowing throught the valley this weekend which is causing cool temperatures. you're work is going to get. good morning -- while our red flag warning has been allowed to expire, we're still looking at a wind advisory continuing until 11am monday morning. ........... looking ahead at the morning -- we'll see those winds start increasing again through sunday. by 10am morning temps. in the mid
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keep on increasing through the day, by 3pm 84, with low 80s by 7 likely feeling cooler with very gusty winds up to 41mph for some around las vegas. ((nia wg) -also known as the stadium bill -heads to governor brian sandoval's desk. his signature could help fund an nfl-ready stadium for vegas.. this comes after a week- long special legislative session... which approved raising the room tax to pay for the city's 750- million- dollar portion of the stadium. the vote passed ... and now it's up to the governor to sign it into law. the las vegas convention center
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it will get more than 400- million- dollars from the hotel tax increase... expanding the convention space out to where the riviera once stood./// ((nia wong)) all eyes are on las vegas this week as presidential all eyes are on las vegas all eyes are on las vegas this week as presidential candidates hillary clinton and donald face off for the final presidential debate at unlv yesterday..hillar y clinton took a break from the campaign trail in order to prepare for next week's showdown. meanwhile donald trump held rallies in both new the republican presidential nominee responded to a growing number of reports he improperly touched women... trumps says they're not only untrue... but intentionally dishonest the final presidential debate airs is this wendsday at unlv at 7:30 p.m./// ((nia wong)) locally....cather ine cortez-masto and joe heck are making a final push to fill senator harry reid's senate seat during november's election. this after the two joined a debate hosted by 8 news now and univision
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different topics... from immigration and healthcare... to government shutdowns and gun background checks. if you didn't get a chance to see the debate live... we've posted the entire thing on our website just go to las vegas now dot com to check it all out./// ((nia wong)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((nia wong)) this morning an east coast woman is counting her blessings and thanking her rescuers after nearly drni coming up on the valley's news leader we take a look at the dramatic rescue that was caught on camera./// "you're watching the valley's news leader...with nia wong, katie boer & jon tritsch.
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jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen and i approved this message. man: the tea party republicans in congress want to cut social security. woman: and danny tarkanian wants to join them. man: he is proud to call himself a "tea party radical." man: he wants to privatize social security... woman: ...just like them. woman: risking social security benefits on wall street. man: danny tarkanian would raise the retirement age... woman: just like the tea party republicans in congress. man: they would take away what we've paid for out of every paycheck.
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the desert is where bad guys go when they want to make evidence disappear. but hiding the evidence won't help danny tarkanian. sure, he can bury all those property taxes he skipped out on for years... ...or all those fake charities he helped set up... or the $17 million judgment he never paid. he can try, but he can't make his record disappear. danny tarkanian: just a con man who can't bury the truth.
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valley's news leader. the l-a-p-d is looking for two suspects connected to a deadly shooting in south l-a.... ....which left three men dead, and 12 others, both men and women, with gun related injuries. police say the shooting happend at a birthday party overnight. one person is in custody however, once again they're looking for at least two more suspects./// ((nia wong)) four people were killed after a pickup truck plunged off a highway bridge in san diego the truck took a 60-foot fall from the bridge linking the city with coronado island. emergency officials say the vehicle landed in a packed city park where a biker festival was going on. seven people were injured, including two with serious injuries. one of them is the driver, who's been placed under arrest for suspected d-u-i./// ((nia wong)) in massa chuessettes, a woman accidentally drives into a pond but is alive thanks to the quick-thinking of a good samaritan in the area. "she just floored and she it pretty hard." quick!!!
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hit the gas and jumped the curve when she panicked.' ((nia wong)) >> the man who rescued her was going for a walk with his familywhen he saw her car head straight into the water. inside was a .. 68-year-old woman fighting to get out he quickly jumped into the water with his clothes on... grabbed her by one hand and pulled her away from the vehicle... she is recovering in the hospital says she wants to thank her rescuers personally./// ((nia wong)) just ahead on 8 news now. we're talking good food and good wine.....all for a good cause. join us as we sit down with the nathan adelson hospice for their annual benefit. ((we're tracking gusty winds continuing through the day. when you can expect winds to die down coming up in my extended forecast. )) "now, live...this is 8
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((nia wong)) welcome back to the valley's news leader. temps are slowly dropping as we get closer to the end of the year.. katie boer has your weather now forecast. (( )) good morning our gusty winds continue across the valley with dry but otherwise windy weather for southern nevada. our wind advisory is in place
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county until 11am monday. ................... looking at windcast you'll notice winds will really be picking up as we head into later this afternoon. ................... here's the culprit for our gusty conditions... a pair of strong northwest -- and while we won't see rain -- winds will continue to impact us locally. ................... looking at highs today -- we'll climb above average to about 84 degrees with sunny, but gusty conditions. tonight...lows
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................. your extended forecast shows low 80s monday through most of the work week. up one or two degrees to 83 by friday and saturday.
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valley's news leader... the 17th annual wine and food extravaganza is back!. we're live in studio with the details. stay with us...we'll be right back after this break. news now weekend edi he's divisive and dangerous. "uh, i don't know what i said. uh... i don't 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.
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jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen and i approved this message. man: the tea party republicans in congress want to cut social security. woman: and danny tarkanian wants to join them. man: he is proud to call himself a "tea party radical." man: he wants to privatize social security... woman: ...just like them. woman: risking social security benefits on wall street. man: danny tarkanian would raise the retirement age... woman: just like the tea party republicans in congress. man: they would take away what we've paid for out of every paycheck.
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((nia wong)) welcome back to the valley's news leader. now in it's 17th year. n hosting its annual wine and food tasting extravaganza this week.
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6800 redwood st., in las vegas from
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st., in las vegas from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on gaudin porsche, 6800 redwood st., in las vegas from 5:30 guests 21 and older are invited to sample a variety of delectable wines and cuisine from some of the area's finest restaurants, while enjoying music and a silent auction. vip tickets are $150 per person, which includes the vip reserve experience pre-reception from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at gaudin porsche. the vip reception will feature wines from johnson brothers of nevada and a variety of cheeses from murray's cheese. general admission tickets are $75 per person. tickets can be purchased by calling stephaniert tp://nahwine2016.auction-bid. o.
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program is designed to meet the special needs of children with life-threatening conditions, as well as their families. the program provides symptom management and emotional support. ((nia wong)) >> that's all the time we have for now. we'll be right back after this break.// "now, live...this is 8 "now, live...this is 8 n i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. narrator: 2013: joe heck votes to shut down the government, risking vital services for thousands of nevada seniors and veterans. but as federal employees like air traffic controllers worked 16 days without pay, joe heck continues to cash his paycheck...
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joe heck says he deserves it.
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getting their hair cut get a discount. one barber says the program is not only giving the young men confidence, it's making reading cool. (ryan griffin/barber) >> "the kid couldn't read, so the kid just counted cupcakes for me, but what the kid did was put a book in his hands. that's the important part.
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the kid picked the book up is because there were other kids here reading." ((nia wong)) >> the barbershop supplies a variety of books for kids to choose from. many of the books center around black characters or black history./// ((nia wong)) it was a dream come true for seven-year-old boy diagnosed with a life-threatening condition in florida brady fulfilled his wish of becoming a jedi knight at city place sat foundation. family and friends attended the event to show their support and cheer him on. he saved the city from evil by defeating darth vader in a battle. west palm beach leaders honored him with a key to the city. (brady, jedi knight ) "it doesn't open any doors." how does it feel? brady: " it feels great. " ((nia wong)) >> brady says he was very happy with the award. ((nia wong)) >> that's all the time we have for
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the desert is where bad guys go when they want to make evidence disappear. but hiding the evidence won't help danny tarkanian. out on for years... ...or all those fake charities he helped set up... ...or the scams against seniors he formed... or the $17 million judgment he never paid. he can try, but he can't make his record disappear. danny tarkanian: just a con man who can't bury the truth.
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he's divisive and dangerous. "uh, i don't know what i said. uh... i don't remember." 00% 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. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen, and as a computer programmer, i created apps...
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rt 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
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> dickerson: today on "face the nation," we'll talk to both vice president, candidates as the tone of campaign 2016 hits rock bottom. with just over three weeks to go until election day, at least nine women have accused donald trump of making unwanted advances, some charging outright assault. and the fallout has sent trump enter a flurry of counter-punches. >> all stories, all made up, lies. no witnesses, no nothing, all big lies. it's a rigged system. >> dickerson: hillary clinton faces an avalanche of e-mails hacked from her campaign chairman that shows the behind-the-scenes maneuvering of a presidential campaign. both mike pence and tim kaine will join us. then we'll go in-depth on both stories. the conservatives will talk about the state of their

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