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the issues passengers are dealing with now as they try to head home. ((brian loftus)) > and this toddler is going viral this morning.. what comfort food he tried for the first time that brought on this priceless reaction. /// ((brian loftus)) > thanks for waking up with us, i'm brian loftus, ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) and i'm patranya bhoolsuwan in for kirsten. right now, police arecurrently investigating a stabbing at the shelter island apartments. that's on swenson near twain. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now was the only crew out there waiting for more information. police say it was an argument between a woman, her new boyfriend and ex-boyfriend. they say the ex stabbed the new boyfriend.. and was taken to sunrise where he later died. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) a security guard was able to take the suspect into custody... and that's when he called police. that man was taken to sunrise where he was treated for some injuries.. but was later returned to police custody. /// ((brian loftus)) a motorcycle rider is dead.. following a crash in the northwest part of the valley. this happened last night near jones and smoke ranch.
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front of the motorcycle.. causing the bike to ricochet into the path of another car. the motorcycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene. police say speed and impairment were not factors. the driver of both cars did stay at the scene... police are reminding drivers about road safety: (( sgt. richard strader/lvmpd: "it's everybody's responsibility to take that extra minute to think about something before you push that accelerator, before you take an extra time to look left and right to make sure you're not pulling out in front of somebody.")) ((brian loftus)) we spoke with a few members from the group "mars" -- or motorcycle awareness and rider safety. they say they learned about the crash on facebook.. and they're trying to find out if they know the rider who was killed. police have not yet released his name: ((bryon olow/mars: when we see fatality, all of us hang our heads, we say a prayer. we pray for the families, the hurt ones, the loved ones, the friends, the riding family, i mean, it affects all of us, it
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who rides, everybody who is part of the riding community, it hurts all of us. )) ((brian loftus)) this is the 125-th traffic fatality who was killed this year in metro's jurisdiction. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > more than 18 million people in 13 states along the rising mississippi river..are bracing for historic and dangerous flooding. as don champion reports.. missouri so hard.. that parts of the state are now under water. gov. jay nixon/ d- missouri: "missouri is in the midst of a very historic and dangerous flooding event." missouri governor jay nixon called in the national guard -- as the state grapples with deadly flooding. volunteers throughout saint louis worked late tuesday night, laying out sandbags. the situation was dire at this water treatment plant in the town of high ridge. its reserves only contain enough water for up to four days. we're all going to get through it we just need to work together as a community the rare winter deluge has already left parts of
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union, under water. rising water along the mississippi and other major rivers have forced people out. (kathy wunderlich/ resident) we emptied our basement out of anything important and then we cleaned out of the house of clothes, things that can't be replaced tony phillip closed his furniture store ahead of an evacuation order: (tony phillip/ business owner) we're just preparing for the worst by getting everything up to higher ground water levels in some locations could exceed levels not seen since the great flood of 1993. but state officials maintain, they're prepared. (jim kramper/ national weather service) in terms of specifically forecasting the river levels, we're light years better than we were in 93. actually putting in forecast rainfall and that has given us a much more heads up. more than 12 people in missouri have been killed in the flooding. don champion cbs news. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) forecasters say the mississippi and other major rivers will
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let's get to ashley with a look at today's weather. sherry swensk cold morning out there at the freezing mark just 32 degrees -- we have clear skies, but about 52 percent humidity -- you can see our 24 hour change -- we're 8 degrees colder than this time yesterday. ............................... here's what we have looking ahead for our new year's eve forecast -- going to be a cold night -- those temperatures right around the freezing mark -- going to be a chilly start to 2016 -- we will see warming trend by this weekend -- in the 50's -- and we have a chance of
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............................... cold morning out there regionally -- los angelest just 43 degree s-- 44 in san francisco -- 38 in phoenix -- very chilly there at this hour -- denver only 7 degrees. .................... i'll have more on what we're expecting for today and new year's eve later in the newscast -- patrayna, brian back to you. < > /// > ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > if you got a drone for christmas..and want to capture las vegas' spectacular fireworks show tomorrow night.. metro police won't be too happy about it. authorities have sent out a reminder saying it's illegal to fly a drone within 5 miles of mccarran..with out the airport authority's permission. and the strip is within that 5 mile radius police will be on the lookout for violators.. and if you're caught, metro may impound the drone and operator could face criminal charges.
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > and there's no drone needed to enjoy our 8 news now new years eve coverage. starting at 10 o-clock tomorrow night...our crews will be on the air until after the fireworks finale... our team will be stationed everywhere from red rock resort to downtown las vegas.. and up and down the las vegas strip. if you have pictures you want to share with us while you're out celebrating.. just tweet us at "8 news now" with the hashtag "vegas n-y-e". again, coverage starts at 10-pm.// ((brian loftus)) > if you're trying to get around the strip tomorrow night.. it's going to be a little tricky. there will be several major road closures. the strip will be closed between sahara and mandalay bay road. and you won't be able to get on or off i-15 at the spring mountain, flamingo, and tropicana exits. we have a full list of road closures online... just go to las vegas now dot com. /// ((brian loftus)) > if you don't want to deal with > if you don't want to deal with the traffic.. there's a convenient and free alternative. the r-t-c is offering free rides from 6 p-m tomorrow until 9 a-m new year's day. there are also free park and
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((brian loftus)) 2016 is almost here..
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..along with major precautions. ((brian loftus)) the security new york city has set up in case
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tv, new york officials are determined to make times square the safest place on earth. mayor bill di blasio: (deblasio) we are the best prepared city in the country. we know how to do big events, we have shown it time and time again. 5000 uniformed and undercover officers will be in times square. snipers will be on rooftops, garbage cans removed, manhole covers sealed shut, radiation detectors deployed. this year the nypd established a 500 person special response unit that holds regular drills. at a new operations center in downtown manhattan, officers monitor thousands of camera feeds. on new years eve the room will be staffed with members of governmental and private agencies. last month, chief james o'neill gave us a tour. (oneill) d: do you think people should feel safe? o: you know what? i'm not going to tell people not to be concerned. but i am going to tell them to feel safe. // i don't think anyone does this work better than the nypd along with our federal partners.
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california terror attacks are fresh. d: the pattern this year has been terrorist attacks on relatively small, soft targets. with the focus on times square, what about the thousands of businesses outside this area? b: both through our capabilities on the threat analysis beforehand, prevention side of it and the ability to respond very quickly// we believe we are prepared as anybody can be. don dahler, cbs news, new york. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) just like here in las vegas.. revelers in places like times square will not be allowed to bring in large bags, backpacks or alcohol. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > new to chance.. so they're making sure to test everything before the clock strikes midnight. ((brian loftus)) this includes the confetti and plenty of it! organizers threw rock cafe marquee.. it was all to make sure it floats freely to the ground. one ton of confetti will be
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((brian loftus)) > move over protein shakes and workout boosters.. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the drink... researchers say you should have before you exercise.. to boost your endurance. ((brian loftus)) and an adorable toddler is going viral.. for his first time.. eating a food favorite. the baby's priceless reaction to bacon.
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what's trending now.. a california toddler has discovered the joys of bacon.
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record little easton's first time trying it: ((baby laughing bacon! bacon! bacon! bacon!! )) ((demetria obilor)) it's safe to say his response is how a lot of people feel.. when they eat a strip of bacon. /// let's get to sherry with a look
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sherry swensk here's a live look outside from our molasky cam -- you can see a nice shot of the strip and stratosphere at this hour -- very chilly morning... ..................... freezing on the strip -- also in spring valley. sunrise you're at 35 -- nellis and aliante still in the 20's at this hour. ...................... cold all around our region -- jean is just 20 degrees -- pahrump, 26 -- laughlin is freezing -- you don't always see that, since they're typically 7 to 10 degrees warmer than here in the valley -- rachel only 9 degrees. ...................... here's your day planner -- by 9 this morning will probably be around 42 degrees -- look for
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we'll see those high temps of 50 -- and then getting colder after the sun goes down. you can also look for a clear night out there this evening before new year's eve. ........................ today our high will hit right around 50 degrees -- about 6 degrees below what we normally are. look for sunny skies most of the day -- light winds -- tonight 32 degrees, clear skies -- winds coming from nw at 3 to 5 miles per hour. ......................... here's our 7-day cold tomorrow night -- only 48 for our high on new years day. > ./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > macy's bhoolsuwan)) > macy's is recalling more than 120- thousand martha stewart frying pans..because parts of the product can pop off.
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product safety commission. this after they found rivet covers on the 8 and 10-inch pans can pop off while in use and fly across the kitchen. the commission says at least three people have received minor injuries. if you have the frying are asked to stop using them and return them to macy's for credit. "military exchanges"..whi ch also sells the cookware.. will give you a full refund. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > and if you are a coffee lover, you may want to drink up before workin out! researchers at the university of georgia found a cup of joe can enhance your overall endurance. the group took a closer look at previous studies on caffeine, coffee and sports.. and found significant improvements in endurance performance in 5 of 9 studies -- 3 of 6 where coffee reduced perceived exertion. researchers say there's moderate evidence showing drinking coffee improves endurance..spec ifically in cycling and running. /// ((brian loftus)) ((patranya bhoolsuwan))
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with demetria!> demetria obilor sahara, russell, frank sinatra frank sinatra and koval will stay open on new years. no delays to the airport along the south beltway. this is 215 near the mccarran exit. < > > that's a look at the roads... back to you.///
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republican presidential field now stands at 12 candidates.. after former new york governor george pataki announced he's dropping out. pataki has been in the g-o-p undercard debates.. and has been barely registering in the national polls. he made the announcement in a video.. posting it on his twitter and facebook accounts. pataki is the 5th republican candidate to drop out of the race. /// ((brian loftus)) > passengers traveling through the second busiest airport in the country.. are considering it a nightmare. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the headaches passengers are going they try to head back home from the holiday weekend. ///
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the f-b-i is stepping in.. to help police in alaska investigate a plane crash in downtown anchorage. the crash happened monday morning.. killing the pilot. the plane hit two buildings.. one of which was the attorney general's office. the n-t-s-b's investigation into the crash was delayed.. because fire crews had to deal with heavy winds to put out the post- crash fire. officials don't believe the /// ((brian loftus)) > chicago's
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frustrated travelers.. who are trying to head back home after the holiday weekend. but it doesn't look like they'll be flying home anytime soon... as adriana diaz reports.. it's going to take days before o'hare is back to normal. crowded chaos tookover the terminals here. check-in lines six rows deep.. security checkpoints packed with passengers running out of patience "i've been outside for 2 hours inside for 3 hours, now what?" nearly 800 flights were cancelled or delayed on top of the nearly 14- hundred cancelled with an estimated 80,000 trying to get to their destination through ohare, emotions were high. our flight was at 530, now its 10 o'clock and its cancelled and now they wont let us speak to someone. this is such bull s, its such bull sh hundreds were stranded last night with no place to go.. 850 were able to get a cot. but scott millman and his girlfriend hope fiser (pfeizer), slept on the cold hard floor after their flight to portland oregon was canceled ad: hope was was that like? h: pretty miserable. really hard to sleep on the
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coat as a blanket or mattress laugh s yea this is my pillow right here. ohare is the county's second busiest airport. flighyaware's dan baker says its location is critical to air travel nationwide baker "there are 2400 daily flights out of chiago everyday, its is the major hub for american airlines and united airlines, so chicago is really a vital artery to the air traffic system in this county. dumping as much as a foot of snow from new york to maine, delays moved with it: (gfx) more than 800 flights at new york's three area airports were canceled or delayed , and another 400 or so at boston's logan airport back here at ohare. american airlines rebooked scott and hope on another flight. but it leaves next year, on new years day ad: is the airline paying for your hotel h: they're not paying for anything. (live tag from a hopefully crowed terminal... can talk nationwide numbers. more than 4000 delays and more than 1000 cancellations... it will will take days for
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bhoolsuwan)) > the consumer electronics show is ready to roll back into las vegas for the new year. how major construction nearby the convention center will affect traffic in the coming days. ((brian loftus)) > plus..
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