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involved fled the scene in a red four door jeep cherokee. if you have any information, call crimestoppers. this is the 157th homicide in metro's jurisdiction so far this year. that ties a record for the most murders in a single year... a record set back in 2006./// ((denise valdez)) the creaters of jersey boys are going to have to pay millions after being held liable for copyright infringement. a federal jury in nevada determined the director and substantial potions of another work without permission when creating the script for jersey boys. they also concluded that ten persent of the show's success is attributable to their unlawful infringement of an unpublished autobiography, tommy devito then and now. the long running show recently ended after being on the strip for years./// ((paul joncich)) severe weather slammed the carolinas overnight. it's the latest in a series of violent storms that have made things difficult on for people in the south.
and closed roads in south carolina. in just over a day, more than a dozen confirmed tornadoes hit louisiana, mississippi, tennessee and alabama. at least five people are dead. dozens more are hurt. ((paul joncich))
>> mark strassmann is in rosalie (rose-uh-lee), alabama, where residents woke up to see the destruction. (connor hughes) "there is so much that needs to be done that i don't know where to start" connor hughes - like many here in jackson county- has returned to what's left of his home. he's struggling to scrape up the essentials of life. (connor trying to locate some bowls so i can get something to drink hundreds of structures were leveled and thousands of people are without power. jim smith lost his business when the twister hit. (jim smith/storm victim) my business is gone, it's no big deal. i'll uh i'll get it all together and re-start." "it's coming right at us! look at this" (fort walton video) (mark strassmann, cbs news, rosalie, alabama) (:37-:45) you can see the path of destruction and the severe
northeast alabama blew into tennessee and georgia and then headed for the carolinas. (south carolina) 100 miles north in tennessee, the town of athens is recovering from extensive property damage. (sheriff joe guy/mcminn county) "we are extremely fortunate that we
have not had a fatality at this point. i think that's something that we are very blessed to be able to say, considering the massive amount of damage." the county's mayor became emotional sharing the story of a family who escaped the worst. (sot: john gentry, mcminn county mayor (1:11 mostly covred with video) in one of our hardest hit areas // a new child came into this world. // that family's house had been destroyed, and they made it to the hospital and gave birth this morning. we had twenty injured and one brand new life. (strassmann standup close) a tornado watch remains in effect across much of the southeast today, communities that feel sorry for rosalie but want no part of the same misery. mark strassmann, cbs news, rosalie, al. ((paul joncich)) the storms tore through just as crews in eastern tennessee were containing a deadly wildfire that destroyed hundreds of structures in two resort towns. we'll have more on that
insult to injury for many.... ((tedd florendo)) ((tedd florendo)) ((( chilly morning temps down near freezing through many valley neighborhoods as the freeze warning was lifted this morning. and below average in the daytime. overnight lows expected to get cold again but not down to a hard freeze warning. winds stay light thankfully. ................................ ... ............... he'res your hour by hour. chilly conditions through the evening under clear skies. we go from the 50's to the 40's and expect very little wind and little cloud cover. cold by morning again but not enough for
tedd florendo. this is 8 news now at four. ((denise valdez)) a robbery suspect surrendered after holding 11 people hostage inside a jacksonvl today. police say the suspect held those hostages inside while requesting family members come to the scene. he released a couple of the hostages during negotiations but continued to threaten the rest. swat team members forced their way inside the bank after two hostages distracted the gunman. ((la'tarsha shuman mother of hostage i'm safe. relieved. i feel relieved. we are very relieved. i was (praying) the whole time. he's safe and i'm happy. i just want to see him. not much going through my mind, i'm just thanking god that he's ok.
>> jacksonville sheriff's office originally released a name of the hostage suspect but said it was incorrect. so they're working to confirm the suspect's name./// ((paul joncich)) hundreds of troops moved deeper into eastern aleppo today in their battle to retake the rebel-held city. tens of thousands of crossfire as the syrian army continues to advance. civilians pouring out of the besieged rebel held eastern aleppo face an impossible choice. staying means being pounded by constant air strikes. but running could prove equally deadly. the un has called an end to the bloodshed and safe passage for civilians trying to get out of rebel held areas. but the russians have rejected this, vowing to push on with the offensive to take back eastern aleppo./// ((denise valdez)) after the devastating
devastating tennessee wildfires. the death toll rose to seven yesterday, after the discovery of three more bodies in the ruins. ((paul joncich)) >> the number of homes and businesses burned jumped dramatically. officials say the fire was likely "human- caused." demarco morgan has the details. (wildfires presser gatlinburg tn wtvf ) (mayor waters) "we know families are frustrated because they can't get back in an visit their properties the sevier (seh-veer) county mayor says crews are desperately working to make sure the gatling back into their neighborhoods. (rain) recent rains helped tame the flamesbut brought concerns of possible mudslides. search and rescue efforts are ongoing but as of wednesday afternoon, the gatlinburg police chief said only a fraction of the homes in the city had been checked. (wildfires presser gatlinburg tn ) (cheif brackins) "i'd say we've been to 30 percent or less so far." eighty five year old reverend ed taylor is among the missing. his neighbor says she found his dog abandoned when she went to check on him -
tell his family. i feel so helpless because i can't tell them anything positive so i just tell them to keep the faith, keep the hope and things will turn out alright local officials say they are working with the state to quickly process unemployment and insurance claims for those who lost their homes, businesses...or jobs because of the fire. gatlinburg mayor mike werner says he's already received more than $100-thousand dollars in donations from local businesses to help the relief effort. (dolly pr (dolly parton) "now i've always believed that charity begins at home..."(4 sec) sevier county native dolly parton -- whose local theme park "dollywood" was threatened but not damaged by the fire -- announced the launch of the "my people fund" to help out her hometown. (dolly parton's 'my people fund') (dolly parton) "we want to make sure that the dollywood foundation provides a thousand dollars a month to all those families that have lost their homes in the fires until they get back up on their feet." (10 sec) parton has pledged a thousand dollars a month to families affected by the fire until they get back on their feet. fema funds should start rolling in soon too.
earlier this week to help bilize roces.///ss to weather t morning as temps dropped to near freezing through many neighborhoods. we''ll have some not enough to prompt any freeze warnings. ............................... highs today stayed in the 50's and chilly. lows dropped to 37 in the morning with areas like nellis, downtorw, henderson, southern highlands, boulder city all dropping to at or just a below freezing this
check out the record on this date. 79 degrees way back in 1980. we're below average for this time of year and will be near average by the weekend. ................................ .... neighborhood by neighborhood temps in the 50's and milder for the east part of the valley where we're lower in elevation. while areas to the far west colder and just below freezing this morning and only low 50's this afternoon. ................................ ... .... regional temps also stayed colder for the southern great basin and of course searchlight. still unseasonably cold in the 50's also for mesquite down the colorado river valley to laughlin and death valley whert year. ................................ ... ......... satellite and radar show some high clouds pushing through but still staying mostly clear. snow in the north part of the stay near ely and elko again along with the bitterroots and the wasatch. next trough digs deep in utah and brings another shot of colder air and breezes heading into your weekend. then colder next week from the next system that barrels through as well. ....................... ............ ............. tonight expect temps in the mid
we'll have mostly clear skies and light winds. tomorrow expect a high in the mid 50's under mostly sunny skies. winds remain light for tomorrow as well. ....................... ............ .................... extended forecast shows a slight warm up for the weekend to near average. breezy though by tomorrow night and friday with a little cooler air. moisture starved system prevent us from getting any rain, but we get colder next week only in the high 40's in some spots with lows dropping to the 30's and even 20's.
>>the creator of the big mac did not die from a big mac attack.... nats: "it's not really that unhealthy." the big mac's maker... nats: "mr. jim delligatti..." lived to the age of 98. it was nearly 50 years ago that he first served a big mac at his mcdonald's franchise near pittsburgh. it was an instant success, went national, immortalized by the jingle... nats: "two all beef patties special sauce blended cheese" "pickles onions on a sesame seed bun special sauce" where is the special there's the special sauce the original big mac sold for... nats: "49 cents at the time." now it's as much as 5 bucks. and sold worldwide, though in paris... nats: "what do they call a big mac? a big mac's a big mac but they call it le big mac." you know they say only 1 out of 5 millenials has ever ever tasted a big mac mcdonald's didn't lower its flag to half staff but it did tweet "jim, we thank and will forever remember you." fans posted big mac
honor his legacy why not return the big mac to its former size? it's become so small it's pathetic." not true, says mcdonald's, it's been the same size since inception. another fan suggested "if they cremate him, they should put him in a big mac box. i love big macs." but even the guy who invented it in 1967 jumbled the jingle. "two all beef patties special sauce lettuce cheese onion pickles on a sesame seed bun ... i always though could be but i say on toasted sesame seed bun. jim delligatti's family still operates 21 mcdonald's in pennsylvania. for jim's business the big mac itself was... nats: our own secret sauce jeanne moos cnn nats: onions, pickles on a sesame seed bun. pickles onions on a sesame seed bun. new york.// ((paul joncich))
combo for its "special sauce." today, mcdonald's sells 900-million big macs all around the world./// ((denise valdez)) chocolate with less sugar but the same taste? nestle claims they've cracked the code. the global chocolate maker says by hollowing out sugar particles, it can reduce the chocolate's sugar content by as much as 40-percent. nestle is applying for a patent... and plans to start rolling out products containing the new sugar in 2018. the swiss company coul' calories, costs, and regulatory approvals while it's in the process of patenting the product. it also wouldn't say exactly which products would contain the new sugar, saying only it was looking at a breathrough! /// ((paul joncich)) investigators are left with more questions than answeres after examining the wreage of plane that crashed in columbia. ((denise valdez)) >> new audio found from the cockpit suggesting a scenario that caused the deadly crash that killed 71 people./// announcer: now, live...this is 8 news now at
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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. it's what you do. i can't get the taste out of my mouth! if you want to save fifteen percent or more you switch to geico. it's what you do. shhh! dog, dog, dog. troubling questions about the crash of a jet that was carrying a brazilian soccer team. ((denise valdez)) >> 71 people were killed when the chartered plane went down in
including three members of the team. josh elliot has the lastest from new york. (emergency workers - colombia) cockpit recordings said to be from onboard the chapecoense's (sha-pe-kwen-say) soccer team's charter plane reveal the frightening final moments. (cockpit audio recording) pilot: "flight #2933 is in total failure. "flight 29-33 is in total failure, total electrical failure and out of fuel the pilot pleads" -- where is the runway? (cockpit audio recording) later, the air traffic controller says the aircraft is over 8 miles from the runway. (cockpit aud pilot: "jesus." the pilot responds with one word: jesus as investigators comb through the plane's wreckage on the outskirts of medellin -- colombian officials are presenting a possible cause of the crash. (freddy bonilla - colombian secretary for civil aviation security) "after not finding fuel at the impact zone, in the plains nor in the supply lines, is that there was a black out in the motors due to the lack of fuel." after not finding fuel at the impact zone or in the supply lines, our hypothesis is there was a blackout in the
(brazilian foreign minister arriving) but the brazilian foreign minister -- who arrived in colombia on wednesday -- says they do not want to speculate. (jose serra - brazilian foreign minister) "we are not going to put any one hypothesis forward. we are going to wait for concrete investigations" we are not going to put any one hypothesis forward jose serra said. six people -- including three members of the soccer team -- were pulled alive from the plane's wreckage. (vigil - columbia) in medellin, colombian supporters held an emotional ceremonychanting and singing songs at the field where the chapeconse team was scheduled to play. (vigil - brazil) and back in the southern brazilian city of chapeco, the faces of those inside the team's stadium reveal and its pain./// ((denise valdez)) that was josh elliott reporting. of the six survivors -- one of them -- a bolivian flight attendant, reportedly told a colombian radio station that he survived by putting his bag between his legs and going into the fetal position./// toss to weather ((tedd florendo))
down near freezing through many valley neighborhoods as the freeze warning was lifted this morning. temps outside currently in the 50's and below average in the daytime. cold again but not down to a hard freeze warning. winds stay light thankfully. ................................ ... ............... he'res your hour by hour. chilly conditions through the evening under clear skies. we go from the 50's to the 40's and expect very little wind and little cloud cover. cold by morning again but not enough for a freeze warning. we'll have more on your forecast for this weekend and next week coming up
california... the last of several inmates who escaped from the santa clara county jail is now back in police custody. swat team members located and arrested rogelio chavez without incident wednesday evening. during an interview at the jailhouse the santa clara county sheriff explained how the arrest was made.. ((sheriff laurie smith, santa clara county: "detectives requested the assistance of our swat team to respond to the scene after they discovered signs that someone was concealing themselves in the attic of the ((paul joncich)) chavez was taken to a local hospital to get checked out. arresting officers suspect he was under the influence of drugs. police say chavez had crack cocaine and marijuana in his possession at the time of his arrest. fellow escapee laron desean campbell was taken into custody without incident in antioch tuesday./// ((denise valdez)) some residents in santa monica are dealing with a big
for killing several pets. one resident recently acquired a permit that allows her to kill the animal. but neighbors and animal rights activists say that's not an option. opinions about the issue clashed during a community meeting. ((judie mancuso-- animal welfare activist: "killing is not the solution. it's not ok and people have to take responsibility for their pets." reid breitman--property owner's lawyer: "she has taken a lot of steps to avoid this over the last year. she's lost 20 of her alpacas." )) >> the national parks says the mountain lion in question, is one of only three adult males living in the santa monica range. scientists suspect the animal is at least five years old and weighs about 150 pounds./// ((paul joncich)) former astronaut buzz aldrin has arrived in new zealand -- after being evacuated from the south pole for medical reasons. the national science foundation said aldrin's health "deteriorated" while visiting the area as part of a tourist
white desert -- said the 86-year-old has fluid in his lungs but is responding well to antibiotics. it said he will be kept overnight for observation. aldrin's condition is stable and his manager described him as being in good spirits. aldrin was part of the apollo 11 mission in 1969-- when he became the second person to ever walk on the moon./// ((denise valdez)) starbucks' c-e-o is stepping down. howard schultz's surprise decision to step aside next year sent the company's stock down trading today. schultz isn't going away though. in april he will focus on opening more innovative and high-end starbucks shops. schultz has stepped down as starbucks' c-e-o before. he left the company in two thousand and became the owner of the seattle supersonics. he famously returned eight years later to help guide the coffee giant through the recession and restore growth./// ((paul joncich)) the national rodeo finals has cowboys and cowgirls flocking to las vegas . ((denise valdez))
this is 8 news now at four. ((paul joncich)) >> the rodeo is back. over the next 10-days... about 170-thousand people are expected to ride into town for the nation taking place inside the thomas and mack. ((denise valdez)) but before the main event -- the doors will be open for cowboy christmas at the las vegas convention center... michael stevens was there to check out all the action. earlier, we checked out the stables... and animals at the thomas and mack... but now we've moved over to the south hall of the convention center... where cowboy christmas just opened to the public. for those not familiar...
vendors from across the country and canada to las vegas. think about it... this entire floor 4-hundred and 40-thousand square feet... packed with western wear... we're talking boots... spurs... furniture... art... and of course hats... hundreds of people will pack this floor for the next 10-days... then head over to the rodeo just down the street at the thomas and mack: ((annie aznarez // cowboy christmas: our goal is to shop all day and rodeo all night. so this is what we want our nfr fans in town or live here to spend their day their afternoon here at co make their way to the rodeo at 6:45 for the next 10 days.)) ((michael stevens)) >> in addition to all the shopping... there's a number of other things for the fans... like the coors rodeo saloon... the wrangler rodeo and the n-f-r social arenas. now let's get you some information... cowboy christmas runs today thru the 10th... at the las vegas convention center from 9 to 5pm. it's open to the public and free for everyone.
national finals rodeo runs now until december 10th at the tomas and mack./// ((paul joncich)) how much do you trust the person who fixes your car? ((denise valdez)) >> a new survey suggests more people have their doubts when hiring a mechanic.... how you can make sure you're routine check-up doesn't results in you trying to catch the bus./// ((paul joncich)) a new survey from triple
(nick lam-wagoner/ car enthusiast) "it's usually by referral and even then when i meet them i gotta see if i like their vibe, we chat a little bit, kind of feel them out and make sure there's not, y'know, something shady going on." for many drivers, finding a trusted mechanic is tricky. a new survey by triple a found two out of three drivers don't trust auto repair shops in general. among those surveyed... 76 percent believe repair shops recommend unnecessary services and 73 mechanics overcharge for work. many drivers also worry the work won't be done correctly. (jeffrey spring/ aaa spokesperson) "but on the other hand, the survey also found that a majority of the drivers had found a trusted mechanic so even though in general they don't trust repair services or shops, they did find a trusted mechanic." ( chris martinez/cbs news/los angeles) triple a's survey found age is a factor in whether drivers trust repair shops. older drivers are more trusting than younger drivers. (jeffrey spring/ aaa spokesperson)
had more experiences with repairs and they've been taking vehicles to repair shops for a much longer time than younger drivers have." triple a suggests doing some research and asking for recommendations from family and friends before committing to a repair shop. (nick lam-wagoner/ car enthusiast) "i do have a lot of friends calling and saying 'is this a good price, or is this necessary..." a quick call like that could save you time and money. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles./// ((paul joncich)) most people surveyed also said was another reason they don't trust repair shops./// ((paul joncich)) on our facebook page we asked our viewers how much they trust their mechanics. -carol coleman keeps her car troubles in the family saying: "no i do not. i always send my son when it concerns work on my car." -raymond pierce writes: "i don't trust anyone that can do a job for you at $250 and tell you, with a straight face, that they suggest you spend $900 on something else." -richard main had an interesting perspective writing: "i'd trust a mechanic more than a
toss to weather ((tedd florendo)) ((( chilly weather this morning as temps dropped to near freezing through many neighborhoods. we''ll have some not enough to prompt any freeze warnings. ............................... highs today stayed in the 50's and chilly. lows dropped to 37 in the morning with areas like nellis, downtorw, henderson, southern highlands, boulder city all dropping to at or just a below freezing this morning before sunrise. check out the record on this
we're below average for this time of year and will be near average by the weekend. ................................ .... neighborhood by neighborhood temps in the 50's and milder for the east part of the valley where we're lower in elevation. while areas to the far west colder and just below freezing this morning and only low 50's this afternoon. ................................ ... .... regional temps also stayed colder for the southern great basin and of course searchlight. still unseasonably cold in the 50's also for mesquite down the laughlin and death valley where they were milder, but still chilly for this time of year. ................................ ... ......... satellite and radar show some high clouds pushing through but still staying mostly clear. snow in the north part of the stay near ely and elko again along with the bitterroots and the wasatch. next trough digs deep in utah and brings another shot of colder air and breezes heading into your weekend. then colder next week from the next system that barrels through as well. ................................ ... .............
to high 30's by morning. no freeze warning issued. we'll have mostly clear skies and light winds. tomorrow expect a high in the mid 50's under mostly sunny skies. winds remain light for tomorrow as well. .............. ..................... .................... extended forecast shows a slight warm up for the weekend to near average. breezy though by tomorrow night and friday with a little cooler air. moisture starved system prevent us from getting any rain, but we get colder next week only in the high 40's in some 30's and even 20's.
moving over. it's a big problem in our valley that prevents first responders from getting help to those who need it most... (( )) demetria obilor: when you see an emergency vehicle with its lights on and sirens blaring, what do you do? move over, right? well, a lot of people aren't doing that and it's driving traffic officer kelly cannon crazy... kelly cannon: 23:12:22;09 "what drives me crazy is often times when emergency vehicles are traveling down the road with lights and sirens that e so, anytime a driver sees an emergency vehicle, be it a fire truck, ambulance or a police officer, and they're driving down the road and they have lights and sirens on, immediately pull to the right and stop. don't stop in the travel lane that you're in. don't keep driving in the travel lane that you're in, don't pull to the left. immediately pull to the right, pull to the curb, stop your vehicle, let the emergency traffic drive by, and then you can continue on with your drive." 23:12:53;06 23:14:11;17 "it's very important that people pull over to the right, let
police officers are all on their way to an emergency. so, if we can have a free travel lane, allow that emergency traffic to pass by, we can get to those emergencies much quicker, much safer and be able to handle that emergency much better." 23:14:29;14 demetria obilor: sometimes when you have your volume all the way up in the car, it's hard to hear those sirens, so make sure you're visually aware of what's going on all around you. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. ((paul joncich)) fill some fiats with toy donations. 8 news now is partnering with tobin fiat at sahara and jones to collect toys and gift cards for the casa foundation. the toys will go to children in need. the dealership wants to fill up as many of the fiats as they can. but time is running out! you can stop by and make a donation until december 4th./// ((denise valdez)) as we commemoirate the 75th anniversary of the pearl harbor bombings.. one of the oldest survivors is
((paul joncich)) the oldest known survivor of the attack on pearl harbor will return to hawaii this weekend to commemorate its 75th anniversary, thanks to a fundraising effort by his community. at 104 years old, this may be his last trip back. cbs news correspondent danielle nottingham reports from san diego, ca. as the first bombs fell on the uss arizona in pearl harbor, then seaman first class ray chavez had just finished a shift sweeping for n rushed over to help. (ray chavez, pearl harbor survivor) "all the harbor was on fire, all the ships were smoking black smoke because the japanese had torpedoed and bombed" more than 2400 americans died that day. at 104 years old, chavez is known as the oldest living survivor of the attack. the veteran didn't talk about what he witnessed until 50 years later. (ray chavez, pearl harbor survivor)) "i saw all the men that were lost and all the ships that were sunk
here to take out pause) it didn't take me right away it was the next day that it really hit me and i realized what had happened" (danielle nottingham, cbs news, san diego) "today, chavez has not lost his fighting spirit. three years ago, at 101 years old, he decided to come to this gym" chavez weighed just 93 pounds and after six months of working out with his trainer sean thompson, he gained 20 pounds of muscle. (ray chavez, pearl harbor survivor) "he stretches me and pulls me and turns me around and oh my gosh it's great" chavez's determination inspired the gym and local rotary club to raise 13-thousand dollars thompson to hawaii to attend the pearl harbor 75th anniversary cermonies on wednesday. (sean thompson, chavez's trainer) "he's a dying breed of really selfless bravery and patriotism that you don't see anymore" (ray chavez, pearl harbor survivor) "i'm very proud to serve and help and quite a few people tell me that i inspire them because of my age and being able to do these exercises and other things" chavez knows this may be his last trip back and he only has one request. to go to a luau. danielle nottingham,
now at 5... las vegas metro is tapping into home and business surveillance systems... in an effort to crack down on crime. how and why you might register your own device. >> plus, the wrangler national finals rodeo kicks off today. we're live in the middle of the action at thomas & mack... to give you a first look at the sold out event. >> and a las vegas woman -- united with her family for the very first time since her adoption 71 years ago... shares her story with us