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a utah police officer is killed in the line of duty. what led up to the deadly shooting... which put another officer in the hospital. /// now, nevada's first choice for news, this is 8 newsnow, weekend edition sharie johnson > thank you for joining us i'm sharie johnson. another person is dead tonight after getting struck by a car on a busy valley road. police are alarmed at the rate of deaths on roadways we've seen in just the first two weeks of the new year. 8 news nows mauricio marin live on sahara near valley view with details about this latest deadly crash. ((mauricio marin)) police have just wrapped up their investigation on scene. they tell us a woman darted in front of cars here on sahara. she wasn't in a crosswalk and was hit by a car. detectives say when the woman was hit she flew and landed in the middle of the road. she was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. police tell us she was about
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crosswalk. detectives spent the evening collecting evidence on scene after first getting the just call after six this evening. metro police say we've seen an alarming number of deaths on valley roads so early in the year. compared to only one fatality this time last year. ((sgt. richard strader/metro police: "this is our 7th traffic related fatality for the year and again now we're seeing pedestrians getting truck again. it's a nice night out so people are obviously going to be outside walking but pedestrians need to be crossing where the crosswalks are." )) ((mauricio marin)) police say the woman didn't have any identification on her. but say she is an adult female. the coroner will release her name once they are able to i-d her and notify family. ((mauricio marin)) police tell us the driver of the vehicle stayed and coopertated. they don't believe alcohol or speed played a factor in this deadly crash. remind everyone on the road to
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reporting live...mauricio marin. 8 news now./// ((sharie johnson)) > a valley walmart is now shut down... which has created a food desert for one community. the location on craig and las vegas boulevard closed its doors this evening at 7:00. this is just one of 154 stores walmart is closing in the u-s. the news came as a shock to many customers who rely on the discount superstore. one customer says he'll likely have to move because he doesn't have a car... and there's no where else to shop. (( scott welshhons/walmar t customer, "we're on limited finances and everything else, i mean, it's hard to us to get around and do anything that was the reason why we moved here. it's because we had everything here in this neighborhood." )) ((sharie johnson)) the shuttered walmart is located in what the u-s-d-a calls a "food desert." that's an urban neighborhood "without ready access to fresh, healthy, and affordable food."
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walmart hopes to keep some on board and move them to other locations. others will be given 60 days of pay. /// ((sharie johnson)) you might not have to wear so many layers this week. but we could see a little rain tomorrow. ashley conroy is standing by with your first weather. toss to weather ((ashely conroy)) >there is that chance of showers -- here's what we can expect for tomorrow on martin luther king -- if you're off work, you'll have great temperatures to get out and about -- a high of 62 degrees, those daytime temps anywhere from 45 to 57 from sunup - to sundown. but there could be a chance of showers -- about a 20-percent chance. .............................. .... let's look at our current temps around the valley -- 48 on the strip -- 47 north las vegas -- henderson 45 -- centennial hills the line of duty this morning. officer doug barney pursued two suspects...
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crash in the city of holladay... which is the salt lake city area. salt lake county sheriff jim winder became emotional this afternoon when talking to the media... about what happened next. (( sheriff jim winder, salt lake county, "it appears an individual fired what appears to be a single round at officer barney, striking him in the head. (pauses as he appears to struggle with emotion) other officers came to the same area. at 9:58 hours an officer came to our frequency and indicated that an officer was down, shots have been fired . )) ((sharie johnson)) investigators say another officer was shot and wounded by the same suspect, before police killed him. the second suspect, a woman, is still on the run. governor gary herbert said flags will be lowered in the entire state for his funeral. /// ((sharie johnson)) > with more dangers looming online targeting kids...
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parent track what their teen is doing over the internet. a new computer program called raadr allows parents to track kids' online behavior... on social media and other sites. by just inputting basic information... like your child's name and school... it sends parents alerts about potentially inappropriate behavior. and even works to combat cyber bullying... which one valley counselor says can lead to very serious issues. ((dr. karen lee/ exodus family services: when their emotions have been damaged which is typically does it damages their mental health. so they're not able to make these decisions that are safe for anyone which is when you get the school shootings and harming themselves and the suicides.")) ((sharie johnson)) raadr is also about to release an app for apple and andriod... which will also have facial recognition features to find pictures posted online of your child./// ((sharie johnson)) > the conversation heated up
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at the democratic debate. (( you received over $600,000 in speaking fees from goldman sachs in one years. )) ((sharie johnson)) we'll have all the highlights... as the candidates argued about who's the best person... to wrangle in wall street. and heading home from iran. the homecoming for the american prisoners... finally able to leave the country. ///
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and fever, there's no such thing as a little flu. and it needs a big solution: an antiviral. so when the flu hits, call your doctor right away and up the ante with antiviral tamiflu. prescription tamiflu is an antiviral that attacks the flu virus at its source and helps stop it from spreading in the body. tamiflu is fda approved to treat the flu in people two weeks of age and older whose flu symptoms started within the last two days. before taking tamiflu, tell your doctor if you're pregnant, nursing, have serious health conditions, or take other medicines. if you develop an allergic reaction, a severe rash, or signs of unusual behavior, stop taking tamiflu and call your doctor immediately. children and adolescents in particular may be at an increased risk of seizures, confusion, or abnormal behavior. the most common side effects are mild to moderate nausea and vomiting.
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americans who had been prisoners in iran... were allowed to leave the country today. as c-b-s reporter wendy gillette explains... they were released as part of a prisoner swap announced yesterday. a swiss air force plane carrying three americans who had been imprisoned in iran landed safely in geneva sunday. this picture posted on a us presidential envoy's twitter account is the first of washington post reporter jason rezaian as a free man. he and fellow former prisoners amir hekmati and saeed abedini
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hospital in germany where they're being evaluated. president obama held a news conference at the white house sunday morning. (president obama) "today, we're united in welcoming home sons and husbands and brothers who, in lonely prison cells, have endured an absolute nightmare." the americans along with one other man, nosratollah khosravi roodsari who apparently chose to stay in iran- were part of a swap for seven iranians held or charged in the us. two of them.both iranian americans..wer e released from a federal detention center in houston early sunday. family members of the freed americans are planning reunions of their own- including the sister and brother in law of hekmati- a former us marine. they're traveling with congressman dan kildee from flint, michigan to frankfurt where they'll see their relative for the first time since 2011. (sarah hekmati/sister of former prisoner) "everything is so surreal. amir called last night to tell us he's on his way." another american- student matthew trevithick- was also freed as
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is already on his way home. secret talks to free the five americans began 14 months ago over about a dozen meetings. wendy gillette, for cbs news. ((sharie johnson)) yesterday- the us and other world powers lifted crippling economic sanctions... against iran related to its nuclear program. but the us imposed new sanctions sunday connected to the country's ballistic missile program, though they are not nearly as restrictive. /// ((sharie johnson)) > carly fiorina makes a stop in las vegas. what the presidential candidate has to say... about the current state of america. and... star wars falls from the number one spot at the box office. what two movies... beat out the reigning champ this weekend.
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church... where a gunman killed 9 people in june, the democratic presidential candidates... clashed on gun control and other issues in the last debate before the iowa caucuses. c-b-s reporter weijia jiang has the highlights of the debate... from charleston south carolina. hillary clinton for changing his position on immunity for gun manufacturers, vermont senator bernie sanders shot back at his opponent. sen. bernie sanders/democr atic presidential candidate i think secretary clinton knows what she says is very disingenuous. sanders said he has a d minus report card from the nra but clinton says he has voted
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hillary clinton/democr atic presidential candidate he voted to let guns go on to amtrak. guns go into national parks. he voted against doing research to find out how we can save lives. former maryland governor martin o'malley accused both clinton and sanders of being inconsistent when it came to gun control. martin o'malley/ democratic presidential candidate i am the one candidate on this stage who worked to pass comprehensive gun legislation. the candidates fiercely debated who'd do the best job reigning in wall street. sanders you received over $600,000 in speaking fees from goldman sachs in one years. o'malley you don't go as far at reigning in wall street that i would. clinton i have a plan that most commentators have said is tougher, more effective and more comprehensive. (weijia jiang, cbs news, charleston, south carolina) sanders is leading in the new hampshire polls and he's tied with clinton in iowa, but a new poll gives clinton a big edge over the vermont senator nationwide. sanders when this campaign began we were down 50 points, we were just 3 percentage points.
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for a spark before the iowa caucuses on february 1st. weijia jiang, cbs news, charleston ((sharie johnson)) clinton, sanders & o'malley will all attend a martin luther king day event tomorrow morning... on the steps of the south carolina state house. /// ((sharie johnson)) > repuplican presidential candidate carly fiorina campaigned across nevada today. the former h-p c-e-o spoke at town hall meeting at the seina community association. she spoke on a number of topics from the economy and unemployment rate... to the current state of america. (( carly fiorina/(r) presidential candidate "we don't think of ourselves as a nation of limitless possibility anymore and if we don't believe that about ourselves anymore then we are losing the core of who we are because in fact because in fact this has been a place where more things have been more possible for more people in more places than any other place on earth we are not a perfect
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((sharie johnson)) tomorrow... she'll be back in las vegas for coffee with carly at the peppermill on the strip. that's happening from 8 to 9 a-m./// toss to ashley for weather ((ashely conroy))
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there's actually some watches and warnings happening there -- a coastal flood warning, north of san fran -- and a flash flood watch at the base of the sierras west of tahoe -- there's also a winter storm warning along the sierras -- and a winter weather advisory up here in northern nevada. ....................... as for southern nevada, we've had clouds moving through tonight... which will continue to push through tomorrow and bring that chance of showers. ............................... ... let's check out our future cast -- tomorrow, mid-afternoon around 2pm is when we could see that chance of showers looking clear for tuesday during the day -- but more clouds could be moving through in the evening with a slight chance then as
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.............................. up at mount charleston -- tomorrow a high of 44, with a low of 20 -- 40- percent chance of snow -- while a lot of you might want to head up there since it's a holiday, just weary of those winds -- anywhere from 18 to 25 miles per hour, with gusts that could be in the 30's. ............................... ski report -- m -- all the latest ski conditions in the west. .......................... tonight 45 degrees -- cloudy skies -- tomorrow -- 62, slight chance of showers. .................... 7-day -- 20- percent tomorrow -- 60's through the week -- and 40's for our overnight lows -- sharie back to you. > ((sharie johnson)) > "star wars" is knocked out of its top spot at the box office. "ride along two" became the new big winner. the comedy with ice cube and
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is expected to make more than 34-million dollars in its opening weekend. leonardo dicaprio's thriller "the revenant" remained in second place, raking in more than 29-million. "star wars: the force awakens" was pushed down to third place... bringing in an estimated 25-million dollars. the film has now made more than 851-million dollars in north america so far. /// ((sharie johnson)) > ron futrell is here with sports --- ((ron futrell)) of course--- we'll set up the matchups for championship weekend in the nfl --- and a great fight in the ufc tonight --- a real war for the bantamweight title --- sports is
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j@j@ on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo. it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for those at the top and letting corporations write their own rules. hillary clinton will work to close the wage gap. equal pay for women to raise incomes for families,
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lower taxes for the middle class. she'll get the job done for us.
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boston ufc fight night 81 --- dominick cruz --- former bantamweight champ --- hasn't fought in a year and a half because of injuries --- the title went to tj dillashaw --- so tonight they meet -- the best bantamweights in the world in their prime. both fighters--- very active throughout --- cruz --- in the white trunks here getting in some shots --- the fight goes the distance --- split decision win for (nats) --- dominick cruz
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belt back --- they are already talking rematch --- i hope they do. ((ron futrell)) home teams get the wins this weekend in the nfl ---- oh --- but they were not easy. pittsburgh playing at denver -- in the game you saw here on 8 news now --- broncos peyton manning facing the steelers defense. only td of the first half --- fitzgerald toussant with a great run here --- breaks a couple tackles and dives for the pylon --- is he in??? --- lets go to the pylon camera and see ---- almost --- next play --- toussant scores the only td of the first half --- his first nfl touchdown --- 10-9 pittsburgh at halftime. now--- 3 minutes left --- broncos cj anderson in traffic
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line for the game winner -- broncos come from behind to beat the steelers -- final score 23-16 denver by 7 --- they will be home against new england in the early game on 8 news now next sunday. the win was a big one for local broncos fans --- celebrating here at the roadrunner lounge --- buffalo and summerlin parkway --- a little bit warmer indoors watching the game instead of freezing at ---- sports authority field at mile high stadium ---this should be a busy place next sunday --- game time 12 noon here on 8 news now --- broncos play the patriots . tom brady and peyton manning meeting again. earlier today --- seahawks at carolina --- a tale of two halves. all first half for the panthers --- early in the game --- russell wilson throws this pick 6 --- linebacker luke keechley takes it home --- 14-0 panthers then --- cam newton --- looks
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that makes it 31-0 carolina in a route --- second half --- seahawks storm back --- make it 31-24 --- and trying the onsides kick with a minute left --- thomas davis of the panthers makes the recovery --- 31-24 carolina wins. the panthers will play home against arizona on sunday.carolina favored by 3 ((ron futrell)) congrats tonight to zach collins --- basketball player at bishop gorman --- he's has been named to the mcdonalds all american team --- they play march 30th in chicago --- he's headed to gonzaga also --- congrats to the rebel girls dance team --- they have been named national champions tonight --- they won it in the hip-hop division ---- fourth time the unlv rebel girls dance team has won this ---- so, we have some unlv national champs tonight. ((sharie johnson)) > honoring
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leader... doctor martin luther king jr. the parade taking place tomorrow in his honor...
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it's called a rigged economy, and this is how it works. most new wealth flows to the top 1%. it's a system held in place by corrupt politics where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is powered by over a million small contributions, people like you who want to fight back. the truth is you can't change a corrupt system by taking its money. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message.
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traffic reporter demetria obilor... has the heads up for what you need to be on the look out for. ((demetria obilor)) > northwest valley, construction on the centennial bowl interchange is underway and that's why you've been seeing cones and construction signs in the area. starting tonight at nine pm, the northbound 95 off-ramp to 215, giving you access to the north beltway (both directions), will shut down for several hours for construction. the ramp is scheduled to reopen five am tomorrow morning. the centennial bowl interchange will create new ramps, connecting us 95 to 215. now moving over to henderson, the stephanie street bridge will close for 90 days beginning monday. there's a been a lot of work
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$18.5 million improvement project that includes the widening of the stephanie street overpass. detours will be posted. galleria drive and russell road will be your alternates during this closure. i will be reminding you about this all next week. /// ((sharie johnson)) > tomorrow.. you're invited to celebrate martin luther king junior day in downtown las vegas... for the 34-th annual m- l-k day parade. it starts at 10 a-m. the parade will run along fourth street from gass to stewart. there are close to 100 floats honoring king's life and legacy. if you're going to be in the area, be aware of road closures. we have them posted on our
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and i'll be there along with tedd florendo to emcee the parade./// sharie johnson > thanks for
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8 news now thi ntary... you ruined my life. gun! woman: a blood clot got wedged in his right subclavian artery,
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he may never regain full use of the limb.
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