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afternoon from last friday's officer-involved shooting in front of the bellagio. thanks for joining us... i'm paul joncich. denise valdez. police arrested 20-year-old kahleal black after they say he pointed a gun at civilians and then at officers. patrick walker is live on las vegas boulevard with the latest on the investigation. patrick? ((patrick walker)) a metro officer shot twice at black... but both rounds missed him. one of the bullets ricocheted off a pillar... leaving a welt on a child's leg. undersheriff kevin mcmahill released more details from the intial investigation into shooting. we learned that black's pistol was not loaded... but there were at least two times where police say he pointed the gun at people and pulled the trigger. surveillance video appears to
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instances. we also learned... the officer was about 10 yards away from black when he fired twice at black and missed. the undersheriff says officers are accountable for every bullet fired... and there are standard criminal and administrative reviews still underway. ((kevin mcmahill/metro undersheriff: "i'd like to take a moment and express my sorrow and apology, provide an apology to the innocent victims that were struck by our officer's during this event.")) ((patrick walker)) the officer involved is 45- year-old george smith... a 10-year metro veteran. he's on paid administrative leave while the investigation continues... which is standard procedure anytime an officer fires his weapon. we're told this is the first time officer smith has been involved in a shooting. ((patrick walker)) along with the surveillance footage you just saw... police released 9-1-1 calls. with all of that... we've been able to put together a detailed timeline of how this unfolded. we'll have that for you... coming up at 5. denise...
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any word on the charges black is facing? ((patrick walker)) he's facing four counts of assault with a deadly weapon... along with resisting an officer and possession of a stolen gun. /// ((paul joncich)) > 13-thousand text messages. that's what metro police are sorting through after arresting a teacher at valley high for commiting a sex act with a student. according to police, 25 year old special education teacher jillian lafave admitted to kissing and inappropriately touching a 17 year old learning disabled student.
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the two became intimate inside lafave's classroom at valley high school on the afternoon of january 4th. lafave was arrested at the school january 15th. she is free on bail, still being paid by the district until the investigation is wrapped up./// ((denise valdez)) > reports of a shooting at a naval medical center earlier today can't be confirmed. naval medical center san diego went on lockdown... along with nearby shools... after a person reported hearing three gunshots in one of the building's basements. local law enforcement flooded the area with police dogs... and searched every floor. swat teams were also called in to help cleear buildings... but no evidence of a shooting was found: ((captain curt jones/commanding officer, naval base san diego - i would characterize it as someone who thought they heard something and made reports, at which point in time we took the appropriate steps that we take when we have a report along those lines.)) ((denise valdez)) the medical center.. about two miles north of downtown san diego.. includes a 272- bed hospital and a staff of more than 65- hundred
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((paul joncich)) > federal offices in washington remain today. this, after a winter storm dumped more than 22 inches of snow across the nation's capital over the weekend. and the city continues to dig out of the leftover snow. the blizzard will go down as one of the top five snowstorms on record for washington dulles airport./// ((paul joncich)) > ((tedd florendo)) >beautiful day with clear skies as forecasted and some breezes from the north. temps stayed cool today with chillier temps expected by tomorrow morning so bundle up. ............................... .............
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clear skies early then some clouds developing late night. winds stay slightly breezy for those north neighborhoods and down the colorado river. chilly to cold by our 11 o'clock newscast with temps near 44. last weeked were near 50 for our 11 o'clock temps,. ............................... .................. here's what to expect this week. a warming trend for our highs are on the way with neighborhoods possibly reaching near 70 by saturday. many locales will be in the high 60's however. showers also on the way for the late weekend and we're expecting more wind. a lot to talk about weatherwise coming in your full weather))) ((denise valdez)) > we have new information about a deadly stabbing in north las vegas. the coroner says 43- year- old lupe brown died from multiple stab wounds.lice say 39- year- old marland cokilled her yesterday ar carea civic center drive. jackson faces one count of murder with a deadly weapon./// ((denise valdez)) > friends and family are mourning the loss of 21- year- old lizbett dominguez. she was a passenger in an s-u-v... when it crashed near craig and nellis last night. the driver of that car... 24- year- old martin castellanos... was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.
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not hurt./// ((denise valdez)) > the coroner's office also identified the victim of a deadly shooting. we're told 23- year- old arthur coldwell was the bicyclist who was killed in a parking lot saturday morning near owens and nellis boulevard. police are still searching for the gunman... who was last seen driving in a black pick- up truck. if you know anything... call crimestoppers./// ((paul joncich)) > counting down to the caucus. ((denise valdez)) how presidential hopefuls are tying up loose ends on the campaign trail -- six days ahead of the big event in iowa. <
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male...? this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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now at 4 with denise valdez and paul joncich. the news of southern nevada is now. ((paul joncich)) > presidential candidates on both sides of the ballot are barnstorming iowa as we are just days away from the start of the beginning of presidential nominating process. ((denise valdez)) as marlie hall explains, now is the time they're focusing their pitch to get out the vote. >with just six days to go before the iowa caucuses - the two leading candidates are focusing on one group in particular - evangelical christians. jerry falwell jr. - an evangelical preacher and
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announced he's endorsing donald trump. falwell hinted at the pledge last week when trump visited the school. ( jerry falwell jr./president, liberty university/january 18, 2015) "in my opinion, donald trump lives a life of loving and helping others as jesus taught in the great commandment." not to be outdone - ted cruz met with preachers in iowa monday telling them he's the only one who can stop trump. ( sen. ted cruz/(r- tx) presidential candidate) "our values, the judeo-christian values that build america, are under assault. and we need a president who will defend the constitution and defend our values." cruz has a 12-point lead among white, evangelical christians in iowa - and he's in a virtual tie with trump for the overall lead. "bernie! bernie! bernie!" on the democratic side - senator bernie sanders's populist message has helped him gain momentum in (sen. bernie sanders/(i-vt) democratic presidential candidate) "we will win here in iowa - if the voter turnout is high." hillary clinton says she has the experience to win - and she's already survived republican
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( hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate/courtes y: cnn) "they throw all of this stuff at me and i'm still standing." clinton holds a narrow lead over sanders in iowa. marlie hall, cbs news, new york./// ((denise valdez)) > clinton is sending out her husband, president bill clinton, to campaign for her in iowa beginning thursday./// ((paul joncich)) > some ocean front homes in califonia are in some serious jeopardy! ((denise valdez)) the unusual weather system that could have some properties facing the treat offalling in to the ocean.... why authorities say el nino is
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((denise valdez)) > a new warning from police... as the manhunt for three escapees from a california jail continues. the three men broke out of the central men's jail friday morning. law enforcemen says the tmen cut their way through a steel screen and crawled through the plumbing tunnels before rapelling 5 floors off the roof. police have repeatedly asked the public for help... and are now sending a message to the vietnamese community... as one of the men is linked to a
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((officer phuong nguien/orange county sheriff dept - it is extremely important for them to reach out to us and let us know because they are extremely armed and dangerous)) ((denise valdez)) investigators are trying to find out how they got their tools, and if they had help getting out. so far no one at the sheriff's department has been put on leave or suspended in relation to the escape. the new felony charges could put the men in federal prison for up to a combined 15 years. ((paul joncich)) > some residents in a cliffside community in california are on the verge of losing their homes.. and city officials say el nino is to blame coastal erosion has several apartment buildings in danger of falling into the ocean below. the cliffs they sit on are being eaten away by waves sparked by el nio. tenants at a cliffside apartment given the order to move out. but the toll of having to move out, had one tenant pleading with the city council for help. ((michael mchenry, tenant: how am i supposed to keep my job and eat in the process of this? that's a little bit unfair. )) ((paul joncich)) el nino storms that are bringing so much rain
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continue into march./// ((denise valdez)) toss to weather < tedd florendo >sunny conditions earlier and now clear weather. expecting some clouds late tonight, we had some breezes as well. temps in the high 50's by afternoon and expecting chilly conditions tonight and overnight. ............................... ................... many neighborhoods hit the high 50's today and not quite 60. cooler in kyle canyone and milder for the east valley neighborhoods where' we're lower in elevation and henderson as well. ............................... ......... high 50's this afternoon also from mesquite all the way down to laughlin and milder. very mild for death valley this afternoon and cool in the
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cold in ely. ............................... ............ storm prediction center says the severe weather could be in texas through louisian and florida again. storm already can be seen on radar through texas and stormy weather in louisiana. florida stays quiet right now with more storm chances tonight that could produce some severe t'storms. ............................... ............. back west we're clear and dry. high pressure migrating from west to east and really bringing some milder weather by late week. expecting some of these clouds to come in and give us some high cloud cover mixed with sun. storms stay to the north ............................... ............ here's what to expect this weekend. saturday 68 and milder. breezy winds kick in again. sunday windy with showers. we could see between a trace and .02" or more. wind gusts up to 35 to 45 in some locales on sunday. especially the mountains. ............................... ........... tonight expect a low of 38 and
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and some breezes. tomorrow look for a high of 62 and milder. look for both sun and clouds and light nw winds. ............................... ............ neighborhood by neighborhood highs tomorrow in the low to mid 60's in many neighborhoods. milder over to the east and southeast sections of town. ............................... ............... extended forecast shows milder weather starting tomorrow into saturday. more clouds for the weekend with wind and showers on sunday. early week more winds as well and colder too. tonight.. two las vegas teens will get to > tonight..
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fortune! it's all part of "teen best friend week ." taylor berkabile and emma shepherd from legacy high school in north las vegas will be competing. they say they're still in shock that they made it on the show.. but it was an unbelievable experience: (( taylor: "it was completely, unexpected when they called us and said we had made it." emma: "i thought it was kind of scam at first, is this real? but i automatically thought of taylor. since, we are always talking about game shows." )) ((paul joncich)) > now the girls game show... but you can find that out tonight at seven... right here on channel 8./// ((denise valdez)) > fixing up flamingo. another set of construction cones out on the roads means more delays for you. demetria obilor shows you what's going on and the spots to avoid (( )) demetria obilor: > another week, another cone zone, right? well,
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the rtc is working to improve 14 miles of flamingo between grand canyon road to just east of boulder highway at jimmy durante boulevard. west of i-15, crews are working between jones and valley view. expect median lane closures between jones and decatur for the next three weeks for improvements. bus stop construction is underway from decatur to valley view. east of i-15, things are pretty much the same. crews are working on bus stops between koval and paradise. the rtc will be closing off sidewalks between paradise and eastern as ramps are upgraded to meet the americans with disabilities act recommendations. electrical work will continue between eastern and sandhill through february. the rtc has set up detours and temporary stops for several bus routes throughout these cone zones. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now
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((paul joncich)) > how about some r & r in an igloo? ((denise valdez)) that's was the pitch on air b and b. how their getting attention for their makeshift igloo... and the surprising response it
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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((paul joncich)) > some new york residents built an igloo during this weekend's blizzard and advertised it as a "boutique winter igloo for two" on air bnb. ((denise valdez)) but it wasn't listed for long! katie lusso has more. >"is there a specific way to go in, just go for it" it may take a little maneuvering. but inside this igloo lies everything you need to get through a cold brooklyn night. "got some nice animal print
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very romantic. exactly" it's all thanks to some intense handiwork of three greenpoint residents. "were you just sitting around for you like let's go build an igloo? how does that happen? well once we knew... yea pretty much" so they began researching...on youtube "which didn't help because they're all in foreign languages. you were taking this pretty seriously? we did our research we did our due diligence with this" and 6-8 hours later their igloo was complete... the next obvious step.. list it on airbnb. "this is new york people have done crazier things with their money so we didn't think $200 to stay in a giant ice cave was not an out of the question thing" the offers started coming in, but then airbnb stepped in. "airbnb broke our hearts, they took it down" so instead they use the igloo to attract the ladies "they're definitely fans, they get pretty giddy as soon as they get inside and see how luxurious and romancing it is inside. i think the candles are a nice touch" so as you can see we are inside the igloo, it's pretty nice in here. it's cozy. it is cozy.
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but i think there's room for a few more. so if you're maybe interested in renting out this igloo there's still time. you've probably got about a week right? probably got a few days before it melts. alright so you heard it. in greenpoint, katie lusso, news 12 brooklyn"/// ((denise valdez)) > giving you the power to choose your education. ((paul joncich)) with national school choice week underway.. we take you to the local rally that's helping parents realize the options they have at their fingertips to make sure their child gets the best education available.///
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((denise valdez)) > traditional. public. charter. private. there are a lot of education options for parents to choose from. ((paul joncich)) this is national "school choice week" where tens of thousands of events are happening all over...including 139 events this week in nevada. sharie johnson takes us to a rally today at the cashman center to open parents eyes... to the freedom of choice.
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"school choice week" (( music )) ((sharie johnson)) at first glance, it looks like a huge (( opportunities )) ((sharie johnson)) nearly 2,000 parents, students and teachers filled the cashman choice". ...like tara sims and her 7-year- old daughter marley. (( tara sims, mother of 7yo marley sims it allows her the freedom to excel in areas where should would be above grade level )) ((sharie johnson)) tara made the decision to pull marley out of public school early on. marley sims in the middle of her kinder year, we had to switch her, per the suggestion of her teacher, he said this is just too easy for her )) (()) ((8nn reporter sharie johnson this is the largest celebration of education options in us history and the hope; to raise awareness for the many choices parents have to educate their children )) ((sharie johnson)) magnet schools, online academies, homeschoolers. .. and more rallied as one. but more than parents, students like danica stewart at lake mead christian academy have a right to choose too. ((danica stewart, teacher, lake mead christian academy i was able to see just the love when i walked in for the interview to just that sense of family and comny the school d ((shijnson)) this was so a faith moveodica.
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i just loved being ableo beat educator to promo godfirst )) ((sharie johnson)) one of many options that has nevada quickly becoming a leader in "school choice". sharie johnson, 8newsnow. ((denise valdez)) tonight at six... sharie's looking into the growing option of homeschooling and why some parents say it's the best education a child can have./// ((denise valdez)) > valley residents will soon have more options when it comes to healthcare. today dignity health st. rose dominican hospital announced that four neighborhood hospitals will be built in the las vegas area within the next two years. the hospitals are being designed specifically to increase access to high-quality emergency care in an undeserved metropolitan area. coming up at six we'll look more into the doctor shortage in the valley and what the new hospitals could do about that./// ((denise valdez)) > and today thousands of valley kids now have a new health care option. the foundation for positively kids' is opening its doors to its newest school- based health care center today near hollywood boulevard and carey at bob bailey middle school. it will offer sick visits... well-checks.. immunizations.
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district students who are 18 or younger -- and their siblings.. the center will offer medicaid application assistance and referrals too./// ((paul joncich)) > mgm resorts will debut the first park on the las vegas strip this spring. "the park" as it's being dubbed... will sit along the west side of the strip... connecting new york-new york... monte carlo... and the new t- mobile arena. the space will open april 4-th... and feature a variety of restaurants... drinking spots with outdoor patios... a 100- foot-long water wall... and 50- foot-tall shade structures. some of the dining options available to the area include shake shack... beer garden... and california pizza kitchen./// ((paul joncich)) > and on our 8 news now facebook page viewers announcement. adriana perez wrote -"i think that would be awesome! i just hope not only locals, but tourists treat it with respect and take care of it." but anita
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tourists to gamble anymore?..seems all we have here is amusement rides, and shopping, and if they want us locals to visit it, they better make our parking free." and glenn says -"don't know if it would be a good addition to the strip but, if it means more jobs for the locals here, than i'm all for it." join the conversation anytime on our 8 news now facebook page. ((paul joncich)) > taxi drivers in france are shutting down roads and busy highways across the country. in marseille some striking taxi drivers set tires on fire as riot police quickly moved in. the drivers are demonstrating against working conditions and in particular competition from non- traditional services such as uber. uber has faced a string of legal challenges in france. some taxi drivers in france say their revenues have fallen in the past few months by thirty to fifty percent./// ((denise valdez)) > protesters blocked streets in downtown los angeles today to demand a change in federal immigration policy. police say the protest was generally peaceful, but eight people were arrested for refusing to leave one intersection. authorities say, at one point,
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federal building in los angeles to protest. some of the protesters say they were demonstrating against the deportation of central american immigrants. no injuries were reported, although traffic was briefly stalled around the protest. /// ((paul joncich)) > a 5-month- old baby dies in a fire at a trailer park near bakersfield california... this, after neighbors complained just months before of electricity problems.. fire crews say the parents fell asleep watching a movie in the living room when they woke up to flames and smoke late sunday night... and could not reach the infant in the bedroom. the fire spread to two other homes and all three were destroyed. the cause of the fire is under investigation./// ((denise valdez)) > in california, an armed robbery at a dollar store may have been inspired by isis according to witnesses. police say an armed suspect with a black and silver semi automatic handgun walked into the store demanding money. witnesses told local news the man claimed he was robbing in the name of isis but police would not comment.
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undisclosed amount of money. the lowe's warehouse store nearby was evacuated since the suspect ran away in that direction. (((sgt. dennis eddy/ bakersfield, ca police dept.) "being that lowe's is a very large store and it'd be easy for a suspect to conceal themselves inside, we made contact with the manager of the business, asked him to evacuate everyone from inside so we could clear the premises to make sure that our suspect wasn't inside." )) ((denise valdez)) > the male suspect is still on the run this evening. he is described as a black or dark skin hispanic male. police and witnesses say he was black./// ((paul joncich)) > yet another water crisis in the midwest.. ((denise valdez)) what residents in ohio are dealing with that's similar the problem in flint and what authorities say needs to be done to make things right.///
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announcer: you're watching 8 news now at 4 with denise valdez and paul joncich. the news of southern nevada is now. ((paul joncich)) > the head of
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criminal investigation into the ((denise valdez)) this after the operator of a water treatment plant in northeast ohio failed to notify the public that they may be drinking dangerous water. and this problem is echoing the michigan. brian webb has the story. >bottled water and lead testing kits poured into sebring, ohio after residents were notified that their water may not be safe to drink. (lyn davis / sebring resident) "i don't understand why they wouldn't' tell us, so they could keep us from having to go through illnesses." officials say dangerous levels of lead and copper were found in seven of 20 older homes during tests dating back to last summer. but it wasn't until last week that city officials issued a public notice warning children and pregnant women not to drink the water. state representative john boccieri quick!!!!) obviously there's a notification issue. sebring's plant and distribution system are considered safe.
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caused some pipes to leak the metals into the water supply. the head of ohio's epa has suspended the town's water plant manager from working at the treatment plant... saying he submitted "misleading, inaccurate or false reports." (heidi griesmer / ohio epa) "we also recognize our office was probably too patient with the village as they were working with them to get the proper notification out." schools in sebring are cancelled today for the third day in a row. brian webb for cbs news./// ((denise valdez)) > ohio's water treatment plant serves about 81-hundred homes./// ((paul joncich)) > meanwhile donations continue to flow into flint michigan as they deal with their water crisis. more than six million bottles of water are being sent to students hit by the flint water crisis. the bottles donated by walmart, coke, pepsi and nestle will provide flint's 10- thousand throughout 2016. flint gained national attention
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to be contaminated with toxic levels of lead. state and federal officials have struggled to provide clean water for residents./// ((denise valdez)) > an app that lets you know when officers kill. ((paul joncich)) the backlash this new app is getting from law enforcement -- and why some are arguing it's
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there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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choice for news. this is 8 news now at 4. ((paul joncich)) > a new app sends information right to your phone. ...but the developers in texas have caused a bit of controversy sending. reporter mary coleman explains. >it's called archives and absences.
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downloaders whenever law enforcement kills someone in the u-s, and many officers are not taking it lightly, especially considering the app only gives the name of the victim and the location. ( cpl. jerry neufeld / amarillo police department ) "it's going to allow for more social rumors, more social widespread anger and discontent with law enforcement. we're going to put out that an officer was involved in a shooting in wherever and so you're going to have people making comments and re- tweeting and posting and all this stuff before they even know what happened." civil rights lawyer jeff blackburn argues, however the app is a step toward more transparency. although he agrees there should be more background information included. ( jeff blackburn / civil rights lawyer ) "i'd like to see one that provides real details so that people can get an idea on their own what patterns exist and what really occurs. that's probably a ways off, but i don't think it's that far off. i mean, everything that anybody ever wanted to know about anything is somewhere on the internet now." neufeld says he is happy with the way the department currently handles officer-involved situations and does not see needed change.
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jerry neufeld / amarillo police department ) "we have a process that we have to go through and that is to go to the grand jury. we're not going to open up everything right away, but we're going to send it through the proper and legal channels. once that's done, we'll answer questions. we'll give people the information that they're asking for. it's not something that we've ever tried to hide or anything. i'm not sure exactly what this is going to accomplish in amarillo." ( jeff blackburn / civil rights lawyer ) "the more we know, the more we learn, the better off as citizens we become. that's what america's all about." ./// ((denise valdez)) > more than three months after making breakfast an all day affair -- it's starting to pay off for mcdonald's. the fast food giant says that u-s same-store sales jumped nearly six percent in the fourth quarter of 2015. and 2015 was also a rocky year with criticism for the restaurant's "super-sized" menu and allegations over using unhealthy and unethically raised ingredients. since ceo steve easterbrook took over mcdonald's in march, the company has become more transparent about ingredients --
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up how customers can use it. (((mellody hobson/ cbs news financial contributor) "this is an organization that is closing in on servicing something like 70 million people a day. // it is a battleship and turning a battle ship is very very hard so you have to give them credit for at least some of the speed at which they have dealt with these issues.")) ((denise valdez)) while overall customer satisfaction is improving, the number of people who actually visit mcdonalds is down. so its testing out a few new food items at select locations, like mac-and-cheese in select stores in ohio and sweet potato fries in select stores in texas./// toss to weather < tedd florendo sunny conditions earlier and now clear weather. expecting some clouds late tonight, we had some breezes as well.
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afternoon and expecting chilly conditions tonight and overnight. ............................... ................... many neighborhoods hit the high 50's today and not quite 60. cooler in kyle canyone and milder for the east valley neighborhoods where' we're lower in elevation and henderson as well. ............................... ......... high 50's this afternoon also from mesquite all the way down to laughlin and milder. very mild for death valley this afternoon and cool in the central part of the stay and cold in ely. ............................... ............ storm prediction center says the severe weather could be in texas through louisian and florida again. storm already can be seen on radar through texas and stormy weather in louisiana. florida stays quiet right now with more storm chances tonight
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............................... ............. back west we're clear and dry. high pressure migrating from west to east and really bringing some milder weather by late week. expecting some of these clouds to come in and give us some high cloud cover mixed with sun. storms stay to the north ............................... ............ here's what to expect this weekend. saturday 68 and milder. breezy winds kick in again. sunday windy with showers. we could see between a trace and .02" or more. wind gusts up to 35 to 45 in some locales on sunday. especially the mountains. ............................... ........... tonight expect a low of 38 and chilly with clouds later evening and some breezes. tomorrow look for a high of 62 and milder. look for both sun and clouds and light nw winds. ...............................
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neighborhood by neighborhood highs tomorrow in the low to mid 60's in many neighborhoods. milder over to the east and southeast sections of town. ............................... ............... extended forecast shows milder weather starting tomorrow into saturday. more clouds for the weekend with wind and showers on sunday. early week more winds as well and colder too. we are
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and as part of the excitement we're giving away 25 hundred dollars in cash on super bowl sunday. we'll announce the winner on our special newscast after the game. to enter just head to our and click on the super bowl contest banner..you can also enter on our facebook page./// ((paul joncich)) > a special meeting inside the vatican. ((denise valdez)) what iran's president hopes to gain... francis.
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frustrated by squatters. coming up at 5... why law enforcment says there isn't much they can do about the
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transgender students are paying close attention to a bill in the
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if the bill becomes law... many of those students will be banned from the restrooms they normally use. under the new proposal transgender students would use restrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sex assigned at birth.. (( ( tracy mccaffrey / lgbtq advocate ) "this bill would establish a separate but equal kind of policy. i thought we reached a point in this this country where separate is known to not be equal.")) > transgender community advocates say this bill goes against federal laws. people within the transgender community say if the bill is passed it will be a regression back to a very difficult time./// ((paul joncich)) > transgender athletes could be set to compete in this summer's olympic games -- without having gender reassignment surgery. the proposed rule change by international olympic committee medical chiefs would be a milestone in olympic history transgender athletes have been allowed in the olympics since 20-04, but only after surgery and two years of hormone therapy. the rule change establishes hormone-based criteria.
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must prove their testosterone levels have been below a certain benchmark for a year to compete in female divisions. they must also declare their female gender. i-o-c medical chiefs also proposed a rule change that allows female- to-male transgender athletes to compete in the male category without restriction./// ((paul joncich)) > iran's president visited pope francis at the vatican today. the iranian leader is trying to make his country more visible after a recent nuclear deal . cbs' jonathan vigliotti reports from london. the meeting between pope francis and iranian president hassan rouhani began with a handshake... (walking to office - exchanging gifts) ...and then moved to the pope's study in the vatican where rouhani gave the catholic leader a persian rug. (video - sitting down) the 40-minute discussion kicked off a european tour rouhani hopes will position iran as a key player in middle east peace efforts. the vatican says tehran should play a major role in fighting terrorism. nats up....rouhani (business
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says his country is now the safest and most stable in the region. he wants to end decades of diplomatic distance with the west over its controversial nuclear program. iran recently agreed to limit the program in exchange for sanction relief. (video - iran) this is the first time in nearly two decades that a pope has met with an iranian president. pope francis told rouhani he "hopes for peace," and the iranian asked the pope to pray for him. jonathan vigliotti, cbs news. ((paul joncich)) > to make sure the leader of the islamic republic would not be offended, the italians covered nude roman statues in museums rouhani visited./// paul joncich > that's all for us at 4. 8 news now at five starts after this. don't forget.. we're always on at las vegas now dot com, on facebook and twitter.
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get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. problem in buildings along the north end of the strip... squatters starting fires. (( it's a constant problem, they keep coming in on our property and breaking in )) ((denise valdez)) why first responders say the issue is out of their hands. ((dave courvoisier)) plus.. metro police release chilling details from a shooting on the strip. (( black approached them, pointed the revolver at their heads, and pulled the trigger.)) ((
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