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the suv just done the right thing -- and not putting all these folks in danger. )) ((michael stevens)) as for the suspect... police say he was ejected from the s-u-v. he was transported to an area hospital and is suffering life threatning injuries... police say the s-u-v he was driving was stolen... they also believe he may have been under the influence at the time of the crash. ((michael stevens)) back out here live... police are almost finished cleaning everything up... and traffic has reopened again. michelle? ((michelle mortensen)) > the man accused of pointing a gun at people on the strip... appeared before a judge... and hummed loudly throughout the whole proceeding. (( voice of: judge conrad hafen:
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black you are lucky to be alive today and we are lucky there were not more victims in this case and mroe dead victims basdd on teh allegations set forth in the criminal complaint as well as the police report so i am going to set bail at 2 million dollars.)) ((michelle mortensen)) police say on friday, kahleal black was walking in and out of traffic in front of the bellagio, pointing a gun at people. when he was approached by police, he raised his gun at an officer... the officer then opened fire...missing black... but grazing a child. in court today we learned he has been held against his will for mental health reasons three times in just the last year. a marshal told us black was restrained because he bit a correctional guard and was combative. black's family told us ... he has struggled with issues since childhood. (( dymond black: he is not a bad guy, he had a mental breakdown man, you know like my brotehr said, the brain gets sick just like any other part of the body so he just he's sick in his brain right now you know so i
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at him as a criminal because he's not a bad guy )) ((michelle mortensen)) black's next court date is february 3rd... but he will also be scheduled for a compentency check./// ((michelle mortensen)) > volunteers are out right now... counting the number of the homeless teens living on las vegas streets. they'll be doing that until 2:30 this afternoon. crews spent the night counting homeless adults in the valley. last year, they counted more than 75- hundred on the streets of las vegas and estimated another 34- thousand are homeless throughout the year. this census allowed local programs that help the homeless to receive more than $12 million in grant money to combat the issue./// ((michelle mortensen)) > the protests at a federal wildlife refuge in oregon turned deadly.. after one of the militia members there was killed during a shooting incident that invovled police. carter evans is in burns oregon and brings us the latest. this video shows fbi agents and police intercepting militant leader ammon bundy and several
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oregon highway.not far from where they've occupied federal land since the start of the year. shots were fired, bundy was arrested, his brother ryan was shot but has non- life threatening injuries. "this is about your freedom to move about this country" lavoy finicum, a spokesman for the protesters was killed in the shootout according to ammon bundy's father cliven who spoke with cbs station koin "ryan bundy had been shot in the arm lavoy finnican had been murdered. cold bloodedly murdered." last night heavily armed officers stood guard outside a hospital believed to be holding one of the militia members. at least 8 people connected to the armed protest were arrested tuesday on a federal felony charge of conspiracy to impede officers. on january 2nd bundy and his armed followers took control of the malheur national wildlife refuge. they claim the federal government is forcing ranchers
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just days ago, oregon governor kate brown stepped up pressure on federal authorities to end the occupation. (gov. kate brown/d-oregon) "the situation is absolutely intolerable and it must be resolved immediately. carter evans, cbs news, burns oregon: we don't know how many people are still occupying buildings inside the refuge or if law enforcement has cleared everyone out. ((michelle mortensen)) bundy and his followers were heading to a town meeting when they were stopped by police. it's unclear who fired first./// ((michelle mortensen)) > disturbing details out of the southern california jailbreak... guards didn't notice the three violent criminals were missing... for 16 hours. the three are accused in crimes including murder, kidnapping and torture. we now know the inmates escaped just after a 5 am head-count...
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that were supposed to happen again at 11am, 4pm, and 8pm. the three men weren't reported missing until roughly 16 hours after they rappelled to freedom from the jailhouse roof. while the search for them continues, the investigation is now looking at design flaws at the jail and procedural problems as well./// ((michelle mortensen)) > a water crisis.... endangering families: (("when you have a disproportionate number of black brown and poor children // subjected to elevated lead that's a problem elevated lead that's a problem that grows up )) the new plan to tackle the problem in flint.. as parents and kids... line up to be tested for lead. and refusing to take part. what has donald trump backing out of a debate./// ((sherry swensk)) it was a cold start to our wednesday... so the sunshine has felt good so far today. we've seen some high clouds so far... and there are more on the way. so is is a nice warm-up as we head toward the weekend.
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weather forecast... coming up.///
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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... the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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will not be participating in tomorrow's g- o-p debate. you may recall.. trump has been at odds with fox news host megyn kelly since the first republican debate... saying she allegedly questioned now.. trump is refusing to take part in tomorrow's event because fox news won't replace kelly as the debate moderator. meanwhile.. on the democratic side.. bernie sanders just wrapped up a meeting with president obama a short time ago. a new iowa poll released today shows hillary clinton is trailing sanders. ((michelle mortensen)) > michigan's governor met with the mayor of flint to discuss a new approach to dealing with the water crisis. the national guard is reportedly cutting back door to door distributions .though officials are still urging people to use bottled water and filters. this comes as governor rick snyder requested additional federal aid... to make sure everyone under 21 has long term healthcare to deal with the potential effects of lead. ( rick synder, (r)mi: more is getting done. we're going to keep doing more. we are committed to the people of flint. mayor karen weaver, flint, mi: i have told gov.
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should not have to pay for water they are not using.)) yesterday, the n- double- a- c- p unveiled a 15-point plan to handle lead in the water and help affected citizens. part of it extends beyond repairing the city's water system. it suggests hiring flint's youth to distribute water bottles for minimum wage.instead of the national guard./// ((michelle mortensen)) > it's a sight you don't see everyday... cars on their sides... some on top of others... what officials think may be to blame for this damage. /// <
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this is 8newsnow at noon. ((michelle mortensen)) > a severe storm stirred up trouble.. in broward county florida... high winds flipped cars... even lifted some into the air
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weather experts are trying to pinpoint if a tornado may have formed and hit that area... as the damage left behind looks like a funnel cloud is to blame./// ((sherry swensk)) nice blue skies and some high clouds drifting through southern nevada today. temps right now at the airport - 56 degrees and just 21 percent humidity. winds are lighter today and that feels better. ...
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temps down near freezing in most neighborhoods. nellis even at 31 degrees and 33 in the south end of the valley. ................. right now mid 50s around town and again mostly light winds and humidity near 20 percent. .............. outside the valley low 60s in laughlin and mid 50s pahrump and prim, mesquite and chilly in ely where the low was below zero this morning. .................... some high clouds today but we're on a warming trend that will deliver much warmer temps into the weekend - at least for saturday. then a chance for sunday showers and much cooler weather to start of february next week! ............... rain for the east coast and
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to help melt away the piles of snow along the east coast. .. big storms in the southeast and warmer for the southwest.
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((weather toss))> ((michelle mortensen)) > making sure you don't fall victim to one of the oldest tricks in the books. we're sitting down with legal experts to lay out how to make sure con artists don't catch you unprepared on the phone.///
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> now nevada's first choic ((michelle mortensen)) > not a week goes by that i don't hear about a new scam targeting viewers here in our
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the 8 on your side hotline gets a calls about them every single day. and these con artists will go to great legnths to appear legitimate... but you can protect yourself. and judah zakalik (zuh- cholic) from peters and associates is here to help us learn about what we can do legally to protect ourselves from phone scams. -- what scams is your office hearing about? -- legally can people get their money back? -- when should you call a lawyer if
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scammed? -- my advice to consumers if you're unsure ... get their info ... what's your advice when people are unsure? -- do you feel reporting these scammers helps?
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up today on eight
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> coming up today on eight news now at four... coffee prices are at a near 2- year low... but that cup of joe likely won't get any cheaper. the reason you won't see any
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an elderly woman wake up to quite the surprise. the exotic animal that found its way into her home... and fell asleep on her chest. /// ((michelle mortensen)) > one california student has accomplished something only 12 other students world wide did last year... he earned a perfect a-p score on the calculus exam. ((anthony yom teacher: to get a perfect on the ap exam, takes a special skill set. cedric argueta student: there were some challenging questions but nothing that i couldn't do. )) a-p courses allow high school students to earn college credit... cedric argueta not only got a perfect calculus score, from last year, but is also taking 4 a-p courses this year. the lincoln heights student plans to become a rocket scientist. equally impressive is his teacher anthony yom.. in the 5 years he has taught a-p calculus, every student in his class has passed./// > that's all for 8 news now live at noon..
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always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and
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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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>> katie: go ahead. tell me i heard wrong. lie to me. it shouldn't be that difficult. you've done it before. >> brooke: we need to get you a doctor. >> katie: why? we both know my real disease is
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