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tv   8 News Now Good Day  CBS  November 30, 2016 4:30am-5:00am PST

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we thank you for waking up with us i'm brian loftus ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce... we start this half hour off with some breaking news coming out of the valley's southside metro is investigating a homicide near sahara and durango. ((brian loftus)) >> that's where we'll find 8 news now reporter nia wong witht he latest on the crime metro says this started off as a domestic dispute but when a third person stepped in.... that's when it became deadly. >> investigators say it happened around 10:30 last night at the back of the durango canyon apartment homes a man and a woman who used to be in a relationship were fighting over custody of a child they share. the argument then spilled into the parking lot of the complex. as that was happening....anot her man got involved and used a
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the ex-boyfriend involved in the argument at least once. he was sent to the hospital where he died around 11:15. the suspect drove away from the scene....detectiv es describe him as a black male with a goatee, 30's around 5'10 and a 180 pounds. drove away in dark sports car dodge challenger. the child the man and woman were aruging over...was in a car at the time of the shooting. detectives say the child was not harmed. right now they can't say how or if this shooter even knew the two people arguing . this a random act. metro says people nearby did hear the gunshots and they're interviewing witnesses at this hour. this is the second homicide of last night and the 156th of the year. they ask anyone with more information to call crimestoppers. reporting live near summerlin. nia wong 8 news now./// ((brian loftus)) thank you nia.... by now... many of you he ala ippedthe swi- rninothat heater. because the valley is under a freeze warning ((kirsten joyce)) >> that's right so we have
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warm. by using the 4 p's. first.. pets. in general.. if it's too cold for you to be outside... it's probably too cold for your pets.. especially if they're used to being indoors. next.. pipes. all exposed pipes and faucets outside should be wrapped. you can but covers at home improvement stores for 5 to ten bucks... or you can go the duct tape and towel route... just make sure there's a tight seal. with your plants ... if they're in pots .. bring them in the house. if not.. wrap them with burlap, sheets or towels. your pool is the easiest item to protect ... and if not taken care of could get costly. be sure to run the filtration and jets throughout the night and make sure your pool is filled with enough water./// ((brian loftus)) we've been talking about the freeze warning that's now in affect... so to mark this season's first... i spent the evening on the ice at the cosmopolitan. they lay it on-top of the boulevard pool every year... through new year's. the cosmo has been doing the
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they've also got specialty drinks and food that you can enjoy by the fire... and to top it off... it snows every 30 minutes./// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) hopefully you've followed the ((sherry swensk))
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.................. a very chilly star if you have your car parked outside this morning you'll need some time to let it warm up. ........... temps have fallen into the mid 30s, but some are approaching freezing.... ............ less wind and sunny skies with temps in the mid 50s. back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce))
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night's devastating wildfires. the city of gatlinburg has put a curfew in place and authorities say several fires are still burning in the county. ((brian loftus)) >> the city's mayor says the massive wildfire swept through half of the city destroying at least 150 homes and businesses... in this video posted to twitter, an officer with the tennessee department of transportation surveys one area of the damage. more than 14-thousand visitors and residents were forced to flee late monday night... found safety in shelters.... one man says he barely got out with his two chihuahuas. ((gregory pelc, gatlinburg resident >> "yeah, it was like a picture of h-e-l-l. and there was 15, 20 feet high flames on each side of us as we were walking out in the middle of gatlinburg." )) ((brian loftus)) >> the fire struck hard on monday, fueled by a drought, coupled with high winds that downed power lines. authorities conduct search and rescue missions to check on residents... fire crews continue to fight what they call the perfect storm.///
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((demetria obilor)) watch out for a crash on blue diamond and buffalo in the southwest valley. back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce))
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answer. ((brian loftus)) >> coming up on good day... see why protesters will not leave their campground despite the strong winter making it's way. ((kirsten joyce)) and if you have a question for someone in law enforcement... let us know! today we're asking sheriff joe lombardo questions from the viewers live in studio during morning cup of joe. between 6:30 and 7 . valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor.
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((brian loftus)) the clock is ticking for protesters fighting against the dakota access pipeline. has issued a december fifth deadline for them to leave the protest site. ((kirsten joyce)) >> its one of several recent calls from officials. but protesters are remaining defiant. they say the pipeline will destroy sacred cultural sites and contaminate water. yasmin amer has more. after nearly five months of protest, officials are turning up the pressure...telling demonstrators to leave now or face the consequences. but neither the official warnings nor the howling winter
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department warned protesters tuesday that they'll start blocking supplies and people from entering the campsite. a spokeswoman for the department later clarified that they'd only stick to punishing trespassers. members of the standing rock sioux tribe...who originally filed the lawsuit against the pipeline...say they're not budging. (chase iron eyes, member, standing rock sioux tribe) "water is sacred. but, it's also good business to protect your water resource." north dakota governor jack dalrymple warned protesters about the winter weather - which wilo will no longer be responsible for rendering aid to those who stay 17 native americans, who've served under the obama administration, signed a letter asking the president to step in - and allow protesters to stay. the c-e-o of the company building the pipeline is also weighing in - trying to convince protesters the pipeline will be safe. (energy transfer partners ceo kecle warren) "this pipeline is being built where to existing pipelines exist today, that were built through your state in 1982. we've not disturbed any
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((brian loftus)) >> about two-thousand veterans are planning to go to standing rock this sunday a day before the december 5th deadline to protect the protesters. ((kirsten joyce)) >> they're expecting over two thousand participants to attend the rally. that's according to their facebook group "veterans for standing rock." ((demetria obilor)) just when you think
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taylor swift's got it all... she lands another deal. this one is with at&t... and will get her.. her very own channel! the company is calling it "taylor swift now".. and says it will showcase nothing but t-swift... from music videos... and concert performances.. to behind the scenes footage. platforms on direct-tv... direct-tv now... and u-verse will be able to watch./// sherry how's the weather today? let's take a look at
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clear and cold with tempsnear freezing. freeze warning in effect ... sunny and mid 50s today. .......... back up to 60 by sunday. then cooler 40s next week. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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the scene is clear at buffalo and blue diamond. there are no delays in the spaghetti bowl right now. several ramps have shut downin this area due to project neon. go to our website for a complete list of closures. back to you!///
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it's beginning to look a lot like christmas around the valley... ((kirsten joyce)) >> and there's so much to do now that the holiday season is here. coming up at 5-am.. we'll be live from the cosmopolitan's ice rink.. with a preview... next on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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we want to remind you that we're still taking donations for our toy and gift card drive with towbin fiat. the dealership wants to fill up m can. you have until december 4th to stop by the location at sahara and jones. all of the donations will go to the casa foundation./// ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now's michelle mortensen has been showing us all kinds of gifts and decor over the past couple of weeks... one is those nifty 'star shower' products that project festive lights on your whole house. well according to people who use nextdoor- dot- comthese popular devices are being swiped from people's yards! so what can you do to keep your investment safe? according to the "lasers and
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into the ground... and securely attach the lights to the post. that will at least make it harder for a thief to get to it. they also suggest installing the lights in a tree... or somewhere out of reach./// ((kirsten joyce)) it's the season of giving... and one woman is using her artistic talent to give back to the community. in tyler texas a woman is using her paint brush to bring life to her storefront windows.. (( dace lucia kidd: >> cindy lou hoo and max. they were all drinking coffee. >> the positivity, the festive feelings, and they realize oh no that's painted, that's not just something you can buy in a store, it's a one-of-a-kind and unique.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> she's been doing this for the past three years... her paintings can be spotted around town including throughout bergfeld center. using washable paints she can
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((brian loftus)) in wichita falls, texas a man attempts a world record right on time for christmas season. klinton newman attempted the most behind the neck pull ups in one minute. the previous record was 23.... and he decided he could do just a little better than that.... but it all started one day when he didn't feel like going to the gym, opting to scroll through facebook instead.... that's when he saw a video of another world record holder. (( (klint newton, attempting world record) (23;49;51) "i saw this kid did a record for the most pullups n like 600 or something. and i thought, forget that! i wonder what it is in one minute. i looked at that and i was looking through all the records and saw this one, and thought hey, maybe i can do that." (50;05) )) ((brian loftus)) >> and he did it! the previous record was 23.... and, he did 32. now newton says if he had to hold back during christmas dinner the way he had to for thanksgiving this past week, it wouldn't have been a very merry christmas. so, congratulations to klint and happy eating!
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((sherry swensk))
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whoa, this is awful, try it. oh no, that looks gross what is that? you gotta try it, it's terrible. i don't wanna try it if it's terrible. it's like mango chutney and burnt hair. no thank you, i have a very sensitive palate. just try it! guys, i think we should hurry up. if you taste something bad, you want someone else to try it.
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of my mouth! if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. it's what you do. shhh!
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it feels a lot like winter this morning.. with a freeze warning in effect for the valley. we'll check those cold numbers before you head out.. in your weather now forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- a busy night for metro police.. as they investigate two separate murders. what police say happened in each incident.. that killed two people. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, it's time to pay up! when caesars properties will start the process.. ((brian loftus)) >> 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. metro police are investigating two separate homicides... where two people were killed. ((brian loftus)) >> both murders happened just hours apart from each other. the first at rainbow and sandhill.. and the second at sahara and durango.

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