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shooting... that lead to a fiery car crash back in 20-13 was formally sentenced to death today. in november....amm ar harris was sentenced to death for the crash that killed aspiring rapper
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michael boldon and his passenger sandra sutton-wasmund . today harris appeared in in a clark county courtroom and heard his full sentence. besides the death sentence, he was also sentenced on 8 other charges, including attempted murder, and discharging of a firearm in a vehicle, and out of a vehicle. after the hearing michael boldon's brother weighed in on the trial. (tehran boldon - victim's brother) (( "the jury did their job, the judge did their job, everybody did their job. now it's time for the state to do their job it's time for the state to get rid of these people" )) ((paul joncich)) > harris' defense team now has 30 days to appeal the death sentence, which they plan to do. /// ((paul joncich)) > jury selection is happening right now in the trial for a former pastor accused of abusing young girls... . 59-year-old otis holland has been in jail since authorities arrested him in tijuana, mexico in 2012... and returned him to las vegas. known as "reverend otis" to his congregation... he is accused of sexually assaulting girls as young as seven.
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child sexual assault, lewdness, bribing a witness, and evidence tampering. he could face life in prison if convicted./// ((paula francis)) > we are learning more about the officer involved shooting that left a man dead on new year's eve. metro police addressed the shooting moments ago... and showed us the body camera footage from one officer who responded. ((12:42 drop your gun. pause, do not walk towards us, do not walk towards us. )) seconds after that keith childress was shot and killed by police. police say this all started with u-s marshals responding to a relative's house where childress was staying. he is wanted out of phoenix area where he was convicted in a case from 2013.
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when metro officers arrived... about what childress is accused of. ((6:10 the united states marshalls immediately requested assistance from metro and notified uas that a foot pursuit was occuring - supervisors went to the scene to assist. it was reported from marshals to metro that a weapon was in the car and that childress was wanted for attempted murder, this information about the attempted murder charge later turned out to be false. )) but police did tell us childress was wanted for a conviction in a infamous in april of 20-14 during a standoff with the b-l-m. the agency says bundy let his livestock illegally graze on public lands for about 20 years. the b-l-m eventually backed all local ranchers reclaim land some tremendous abuses. they used the courts to to ammon bundy, it's bigger than them: (( ammon bundy/protest group leader - there have been some tremendous abuses. they used the courts to prosecute and to basically take the land and resources away from
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((paula francis)) but the hammonds attorney says his clients are not associated with bundy's group. protestors say they plan to stay put until all local ranchers reclaim land they allege was stolen by the u.s. government./// ((paula francis)) > the bundy family became infamous in april of 20-14 during a standoff with the b-l-m. the agency says bundy let his livestock illegally graze on public lands for about 20 years. the b-l-m eventually backed down, to avoid violence, after a prolonged confrontation with armed protesters./// ((paul joncich)) > president obama says he will move forward on new gun control measures... without congress. mark albert has more on the backlash the president has already recieved. > with the attorney general by his side in the oval office, president obama said monday he would defy the republican- controlled congress and
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measures by executive action. (sot: president obama)(14:58:43:07) "this is not going to solve every violent crime in this country. it's not going to prevent every mass shooting. it's not going to keep every gun out of the hands of criminals. it will potentially save lives." the president reportedly wants to require small gun dealers to perform background checks on buyers and make it more difficult for convicted domestic abusers to purchase firearms. the white house said mr. obama will take unilateral action sometime this week. (sot: josh earnest/white house press secretary) "we have to do something in this country to address the consequences of congress's failure to act." (standup: mark albert/cbs news/the white house) the gop blasted the president - and those who hope to succeed him say his executive orders won't (sot: sen. ted cruz/(r-tx) presidential candidate) "he has a phone and he has a pen but if you live by the pen you die by the pen - and my pen has an eraser!" chris christie says he thinks the courts will strike down the president's plan. (sot: gov.
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presidential candidate) "it's not constitutional and i'm confident the courts will reject his attempts to do that." the white house says president obama will discuss his plans with congressional members before he unveils them to the public. mark albert, cbs news, the white house./// ((paul joncich)) house speaker paul ryan issued a statement calling the president's plan a dangerous executive overreach and says the country will not stand for it./// ((paula francis)) > metro police are investigating the first traffic death in their jurisdiction this year. investigators say a 56- year- old woman was jay walking last night.. when she was hit on durango... south of sahara. officers say the woman was struck by a jeep wrangler and was pronounced dead on scene. the driver cooperated with police: (( sgt. richard strader/metro fatal detail: "here we are again, it's january 3rd, last year we didn't have our first fatal metro detail until january 5th.. so we are starting out sooner than we did last year, and we are starting out with an autopedestrian collision.")) ((paula francis)) investigators do not believe speed was a factor in this crash.///
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are behind bars... in connection with a deadly shooting outside a 24- hour fitness. 27-year-old kyle staats and 19-year-old megan hippie face several charges.. including first degree murder and attempted robbery with a deadly weapon. the two are accused of killing 42-year- old neil gandler. police say he was found shot to death in his vehicle last week.. in the gym parking lot on rainbow near alta. according to an arrest report... staats and hippie drove up to gandler's car to rob him while he was sleeping inside... before shooting him. the two also admitting to several other burglaries and stealing a car after the shooting./// ((paula francis)) > bill clinton hits the campaign trail... on behalf of his wife.. the former first lady. ((paul joncich)) where he made his first stop... and how donald trump is already taking verbal jabs at him. ((paula francis)) > a special unveiling at the consumer electronics show. the hints faraday future is giving... about what they have in store
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now. ((paula francis)) metro police are shedding light on a deadly officer- involved shooting that happened on new year's eve. ((paul joncich)) vanessa murphy
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that just wrapped up, vanessa. police showed us the body cam video of the moments before shots were fired. seconds after that keith childress was shot and killed by police. police say this all started with u-s marshals responding to a relative's house where childress was staying. he is wanted out of phoenix area where he was convicted in a case from 2013. but there was confusion on scene when metro officers arrived... about what childress is accused of. but police did tell us childress was wanted for a conviction in a march 20-13 case in which he called himself a bounty hunter to break into a home while to break into a home while homeowners were there and rob
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made his first solo campaign ((paula francis)) > bill clinton made his first solo campaign stop on his wife's behalf. ((paul joncich)) the former president rallied in new hampshire where the primary is just about a month away. weijia jiang reports from nashua. < > call it the bill clinton factor... (patrick meyer nashua resident) "i think it's just his personality." the former president charmed the crowd at nashua community college where he gave his wife an emotional endorsement. (clinton) "we fell in love. i thought she was the most
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first solo event during hillary clinton's 2016 campaign for the presidency. (bill clinton at rally) "i do not believe in my lifetime anybody has run for this job at a moment of great importance who was better qualified, by knowledge, experience and temperament to do what needs to be done now to restore prosperity." (weijia jiang/cbs news/nashua, nh) joining bill clinton on the campaign trail...is his baggage. republican frontrunner donald trump has already used it to attack the former president (donald trump on face the nation) "i'm the only one that is willing to talk about his problems. i mean, what he did and what he has gone through, i think, is, frankly, terrible, especially if she wants to play the woman card." but bill clinton has overcome scandal before... in 1992, he placed 2nd in the new hampshire primary despite headlines of an affair with genifer flowers. (clinton, 1992) new hampshire tonight has made bill clinton the comeback kid" (patrick meyer
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today for her will be another comeback for the clinton family in politics." hilary clinton is still trump's main target... he just launched t-v ads in new hampshire and iowa ... where hillary clinton is campaigning ahead of the caucuses at the end of this month. wj, cbs news, nashua nh./// > ((paul joncich)) the democratic presidential candidates will be coming to town wednesday... for a caucus countdown dinner with senator harry reid./// ((paul joncich)) > a t-v set... you can roll up like a newspaper. ((paula francis)) the goal one company has when putting it on
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it took joel silverman years to become a master dog trainer. but only a few commands to master depositing checks at chase atms. technology designed for you.
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((paula francis)) > the consumer electronics show doesn't start until wednesday... but big things are already happening. startup electric car company.. faraday future.. will reveal their concept tonight... not much is known about the unveiling.. but the company says it's engineering vision. the state just held a special session... offering faraday 215- million dollars in tax credits and publicly finance 120- million dollars in infrastructure. faraday is building a 1- billion dollar factory in north las vegas.///
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unveiled at c-e- s... an h-d tv you can roll up like a newspaper. the 18-inch display is just one of the concept designs l-g will be unveiling... as it attempts to predict the future of television screens. none of these t-v's will be sold this year -- and it's possible they may never hit stores. l-g says the tv's are meant to show off what's possible./// ((paul joncich)) > the threat of flooding is not over in parts of the midwest. water from swollen rivers is blamed for at least 25 deaths in missouri and illinois... and hundreds have been forced from their homes and into shelters. flood warnings are still in place for more than half a dozen states along the mississippi... and president obama has signed a federal emergency declaration in missouri./// toss to weather < ashley conroy here's a live
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can see how cloudy it is right now -- we even have some rain drops on our camera here. currently, it's 52 degrees -- mostly cloudy skies -- and some of you might be getting some light rain drops at this hour. .............................. our weather headlines for the week -- we're looking at a rainy start to 2016, which is always a good thing here in the desert. our temperatures are near normal for early january. we're also under a winter weather watch that will likely turn into a warning for portions of southern california and eastern california.
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higher elevations. ............................... ... our satellite - radar map shows two systems in the pacific that we're anticipating hitting our area later this week. ........................ we have this general cloud coverage happening through the western portion of the u-s and arizona which is pushing up through southern nevada -- that's where we saw our rain from today. ................................ let's look at that warning map -- we do have winter storm watches for multiple counties all throughout southern nevada -- but i want to highlight where the warnings are -- inyo county in eastern california -- and portions of southern lincoln county. ............................... ...... tonight cloudy skies and we're anticipating a 40-percent chance of showers overnight -- 43 degrees -- so we're a little warmer than average for our overnight temps. ............................. tomorrow we have a 50- percent chance of showers -- 54 for our high, so just 3 degrees below normal -- our winds will be ........................ around the valley -- 50's for our highs -- summerlin you're at 49 -- and kyle canyon 42 degrees
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to be snow up there for the next few days. .............................. here's your 7- day forecast -- we have rain all week long -- temperatures in the 50's to mid 50's so we're not going to be seeing those cold temps -- our lows in the 40's until we hit friday, then we start to get colder lows in the 30's -- > ((paula francis)) > china's stocks take a plunge overnight... but should you be worried. ((paul joncich)) > coming up... we'll sit down with a financial advisor to find out what you need to know about the rough day
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good beginning to the new year on wall street. stocks took a deep nose dive this morning after china's stock market plunged overnight. at one point, the dow was down more than 450 points... it recovered somewhat, ending down 276 points. should people be worried about their retirement savings and 401k's? here to give us some advice is chris jones. he is a certified financial advisor and founder ofsparrow wealth managment. chris, china's stock market was dropping so fast, they actually halted trading. it had some people nervous....were you? some very wealthy people....expect a big market correction soon....might
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with retirement savings.... several local companies like lvs and wynn have big exposure in china, should investors in those companies be worried...
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wealth management..
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announcer: "now, nevada's first choice for news. this is 8 news now at 4" ((paula francis)) > most of us woke up to a change in weather this morning... with rain falling across the valley. ((paul joncich)) how long will it last? ashley conroy is in for tedd today with a look at the forecast. < ashley conroy it's the first week of 20-16 and it looks like the rain is going to keep coming all week long. here's a live look outside over the valley. you see these lower lying clouds just hovering over our area. we're not always used to this weather here, but certainly it's welcome whenever we can increase
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............................... ...... here's our current temps -- generally 50's all around the valley -- 54 on the strip -- centennial hills you're in the 40's at 47 -- so is apex at 47 degrees. ............................... ..... regionally, we're also looking at mostly 50's around pahrump, death valley, laughlin -- but searchlight and jean -- you're right around 48, 49 degrees at this hour. ......................... let's look at the radar map -- you can see mostly cloud coverage and general precipitation, lighter in some areas, all around the western u-s. we have these showers happening in arizona, which is pushing up into southern nevada -- and that's where our rain today has been coming from. ................... we're going to continue to see this rain for the rest of week -- we also have some winter storm watches, and warnings happening soon -- i'll telel you more about this in the full forecast coming up. paul back to you. > ((paul joncich)) > later this week senator harry reid will
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candidates for the "battle born / battleground" first in the west caucus dinner. wednesday's event will bring hillary clinton, martin o'malley and bernie sanders to the mgm grand as the presidential candidates ramp up their efforts to win nevada's democratic caucuses. earlier today reid held a press conference to discuss details on the dinner and the upcoming caucuses in our state. (( "we are going to work hard, we have a thousand different precint captains and volunteers we are going to have 200 different caucuses here in nevada and it should be a good time for everybody.")) ((paul joncich)) > nevada will be the first western state and the third state in the country to make its voice heard in the democratic presidential primary. nevada's democratic caucuses will take place on saturday, february 20./// ((paula francis)) > the u-s and its allies are calling on saudi arabia and iran to avoid escalating tensions that could further destabilize the middle east. thousands of protesters in iraq burned photos of saudi arabia's king...
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shiite muslim cleric spreads across the region. saudi officials killed a well- known shi-ite muslim cleric on saturday... along with 46 al-qaeda suspects. it was the largest mass execution in the sunni- dominated kingdom in three decades. saudi arabia and its allies are scaling down their diplomatic ties with iran./// ((paul joncich)) > at least six people have been killed and more than 40 injured in an earthquake in northeast india. the 6-point-7 magnitude quake struck close to the border with myanmar... and was followed by a 3-point-6 magnitude tremor about five hours later. several homes and government buildings were damaged. emergency crews from several different agencies have responded to provide relief and rescue./// ((paula francis)) > the national transportation safety board has given us the first look at the wreckage of the el faro... the commercial vessel sank near the bahamas in october.. after steering into the path of hurricane joaquin. as kris van cleave explains...
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still missing.. as is the ship's data recorder. < > this video was taken nearly three miles underwater--revea ling the twisted.crushed. and scattered remains of the el faro. the bridge, the ship's command center, was where investigators hoped to find el faro's data recorder but lead n-t-s-b investigator, tom roth-roffy told scott pelley on sunday's 60 minutes, that they were shocked when it wasnt there. (tom roth- roffy/lead ntsb investigator) we got up to that level, and to see just open-- openness was-- is extremely moving and difficult to- to-- it was a very big surprise to us to see that. moving in what way? just to-- to see the violence of the sea and the winds that-- that would have had to occur to cause that kind of-- i'm sorry-- to cause that kind of an event. they later found the bridge a half mile away from the wreckage, but with no data
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happened. on the morning of october first, el faro's captain sent a distress call from near the eye of hurricane joaquin. the ship had lost propulsion.and was listing at a 15 degree angle, as it faced waves forecasted at 30 feet high. animation out to find the missing ship, the n-t-s-b used sonar and a piece of equipment called the curv. but finding the wreck hasnt answered the biggest question--why did the ship's captain end up on a collision course with a monster storm. (tom roth- roffy/lead ntsb investigator) // we're looking at the//oversight and the direction and the advice provided by the operating company , to see what him. frank pusatere's (puzz-uh-terry) son, richard, was the ship's chief engineer. (frank pusatere/father) "i guarantee you they were injured, they were knocked out and then it was over. they were all together.
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it." (kris van cleave/cbs news, washington) tote maritime -- the company that operated the ship - did not respond to our request for comment. kris van cleave, cbs news, washington./// > ((paula francis)) twenty-eight u.s. crewmembers and five polish workers were on board. no further search missions are planned./// ((paul joncich)) > a new york city chick-fil-a will remain closed... after the restaurant was cited for 59 health department violations. the franchise was supposed to reopen today... but the company says it will stay closed until quote "we feel confident we are beyond our standards in all areas." the city's first freestanding chick-fil-a got its "c" grade on christmas eve... and voluntarily closed on december 30th for a deep cleaning. the violations included flies and potential food contamination./// ((paul joncich)) > raising awareness for h-i-v prevention. ((paula francis)) up next... a closer look at a new pill that could help drop the number of cases in america.
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announcer: you're watching 8 news now at 4 with denise valdez and paul joncich.
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now. ((paul joncich)) > health care officials are making a push to increase awareness about a pill that can prevent h-i-v infection. ((paula francis)) doctors at the centers for disease control and prevention say too few healthcare providers know about it. and as kenneth craig shows us, one age group in particular has not been getting the message, until now. < > uriel loman was 23 years old when his doctor gave him a life changing diagnosis. (uriel loman - hiv positive) we hate to tell you that, you are hiv positive. loman is gay and admits he was involved in risky behaviors. he would have been a strong candidate for the hiv prevention drug 'prep'. (uriel loman - hiv positive) before you were diagnosed, you had never heard of prep? i did not. prep, or pre- exposure prophylaxis, is a daily pill that can be more than 90 percent effective at keeping an hiv negative person from becoming infected. the fda approved the drug, sold under the brand name truvada, in 2012 but the cdc says many providers still haven't heard of
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(dr. david rosenthal, northwell health, medical director, center for young adult, adolescent and pediatric hiv) 1 out of every 3 primary care providers and nurses are not aware about prep. doctor david rosenthal has been working to get the word out he's especially concerned about 13-24 year olds, like loman, who's in an age bracket that's seen a spike in infections, even as overall hiv rates have dropped. (dr. david rosenthal, northwell health, medical director, center for young adult, adolescent and pediatric hiv) i think we can bring the new cases of hiv down so dramatically, if everyone that needs to be on prep gets on prep (uriel loman - hiv positive) for somebody like you - it could have changed a lot of things. it could have. loman is now a counselor at an lgbt services center. (uriel loman - hiv positive) i want to see the change, the change in my generation. he's hoping his story will motivate other young people to stay safe and healthy.. kenneth craig, cbs news, bellmore new york./// > ((paula francis)) prep is a drug that both men and women can use. the cdc says there are about 40-thousand hiv infections diagnosed in the united states
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((paula francis)) > powerball fever... is back. ((paul joncich)) how high the jackpot has climbed... after the grand prize went unclaimed this weekend. announcer: now nevada's first
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at 4. ((paula francis)) > if you're one of those people looking to get healthy in the new year... you're not alone. a recent survey from c-b-s news finds 41-percent of americans are making new year's resolutions to live a healthier lifestyle. meanwhile, another 40- percent say their goal is to lose weight. here's the problem... research shows 36-percent of people will break their new year's resolutions by the end of january... and that number jumps to
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so, what's the key to sticking to any new year's fitness resolutions? the trainers at lifetime fitness say.. start with a small goal in mind: ((richard johnson // training manager, life time athletic: it seems that these people have these grandios goals -- they want to lose 100 pounds, they want to lose 50 pounds or whatever it is we try to break it down so it's more obtainable for them. )) ((paula francis)) trainers say the best thing to do is start by going to the gym or working out at home 3 to 4 times a week... and make it part of your routine so it's easier to follow./// ((paul joncich)) > powerball fever is back... with the jackpot currently at 400-million dollars! over the weekend... several prizes were won... including one- and two-million dollar tickets... but no one has won the grand prize. the next chance to win is wednesday... but don't get your hopes up. the odds of winning are about one in 300-million.///
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< ashley conroy here's a live look from our strat cam -- you can see how cloudy it is right now -- we even have some rain drops on our camera here. currently, it's 52 degrees -- mostly cloudy skies -- and some of you might be getting some light rain drops at this hour. .............................. our southwest regionally temps -- los angeles you're at 65 degrees san francisco 57 -- 58 in phoenix and reno 27 degrees. ............................... ....... when we look at our satellite - radar map of the country -- we have most of the nations weather happening in the western portion of the u-s -- but remember just last week we were talking about all that rain in the midwest and south and wintry mix in the eastern portion of the u-s. ............................. here's what we're anticipating for the week ahead -- you can
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pacific that will likely reach our area later this week -- you can see we have showers happening in portions of california -- welcome over there too with the drought they've been in. you can also see where we've had our showers here in southern nevada. ........................ let's look at our future radar map -- by tomorrow afternoon -- we're anticipating showers throughout southern nevada -- it clears up a little bit through wednesday, with the potential for light showers -- then by thursday morning -- more rain coming back. ...... tonight cloudy skies and we're anticipating a 40-percent chance of showers overnight -- 43 degrees -- so we're a little warmer than average for our overnight temps. ............................. tomorrow we have a 50- percent chance of showers -- 54 for our high, so just 3 degrees below normal -- our winds will be
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around the valley -- 50's for our highs -- summerlin you're at 49 -- and kyle canyon 42 degrees -- and remember, there's going to be snow up there for the next few days. .............................. here's your 7- day forecast -- we have rain all week long -- temperatures in the 50's to mid 50's so we're not going to be seeing those cold temps -- our lows in the 40's until we hit friday, then we start to get colder lows in the 30's -- > ((paul joncich)) > the so- called affluenza teen... staying in mexico for now. ((paula francis)) what's preventing him from being brought back to the u-s. ((paul joncich)) plus... nevada ranchers take over a
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tonight on 8 news now at five... we talk to cliven bundy about his son's battle over lands
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((paul joncich)) > investigators are looking into what caused a
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((paula francis)) seven railcars went off the tracks... landing on several passenger vehicles nearby. police responded to the scene late saturday night. witnesses said they heard what sounded like the brakes engage before the raiars detached and fell onto a highway. crews spent most of sunday cleaning up the scene. thankfully no one was hurt in the crash./// ((paula francis)) > it could be a couple of months before te "affluenza" teen ethan couch is back in the u-s. ((paul joncich)) that's according to a lawyer for the 18-year-old. the attorney believes the mexican government was trying to deport his client in order to avoid the lengthy process of extradition. couch was about to be sent back to the u-s before a mexican judge granted the teen a temporary stay. ethan couch was on probation for killing four people in a drunk driving accident in 2013. but prosecutors say couch and his mom disappeared to mexico after video surfaced showing him at a party with alcohol.. which violates his probation./// ((paul joncich)) > most of the i-r-c complex in san bernardino reopened for the first time
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since the shooting massacre last month. ((paula francis)) about 600- employees are returning to work. kara finnstrom shows us what changes they're seeing on the first day. > "it's nice to be back and reconnect with everyone again," "it's nice to see their faces, to shake their hands and give them a hug." don meza was one of the first workers to return to the inland regional center after last month's horrific terror attack. he and coworkers crouched under desks and feared for their own lives as two shooters killed 14 people and wounded 22 others. "we were being surrounded by law enforcement who were here to protect us and we were escorted out of the facility." today meza said it was heartening to hear familiar voices in the hall. the centers executive director says they continue to serve their clients including children with autism and adults with intellectual disabilities, through home visits and online but she says they need to come together now, to heal. "that closeness and that support is what we need to move forward." windows were fixed and some repairs done on their offices, which reopened today.
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the killings took place, will remain closed indefinitely. "the people that's in there, they beautiful people." melvin anderson drives disabled clients here, and he says he cried for days. he's seen the staff give people back their lives. "they do a lot for us." ron says he's been getting help here for 5 years. today he came with signs to let the 600 men and women who work here know, he's here know to support them. "as a client, we do miss the workers cause they are here to help us, make us better people."/// ((paula francis)) security was tightened throughout the complex today... to help make the staff feel safer. officials say in order to get into the buildings... everyone is required to show an i-d badge./// paul joncich > that's all for us at 4. denise valdez 8 news now at five starts after this. don't forget.. we're always on at las vegas now dot com, on facebook and
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