tv 8 News Now at 5 AM CBS January 28, 2016 5:00am-6:00am PST
joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > brian loftus > good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm brian loftus. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) and i'm patranya bhoolsuwan. it's 5-oclock. a man is dead...and another fighting for his life... after they were shot overnight. ((brian loftus)) michael stevens is live on the scene at eastern and tropicana with the latest. michael? brian, patranya... police have broken down the scene just a little bit... and the streets are open again along eastern after this early morning homicide. police say it happened around one this morning... that's when two hispanic men walked up to two other adults waiting at a nearby bus stop. police say they believe some sort of argument happened and that's when shots were fired towards the two waiting for the bus: (( this seems to be between these
something occurred between them -- they were arguing then some gang names were thrown out. this is what the victim told us then after the shooting the younger males went off on foot in the southwest direction from here. )) right now... police don't have a good description of the suspects... but they do believe they're somewhere still in the area. police say this could be gang related and investigators are looking it. police say they'll be here for the next several hours... processing the scene. ((brian loftus)) are police interviewing witnesses in the area? ((michael stevens)) police say there were only a couple witnesses at the time of the shooting. and they're looking to them for answers. they also say they've been going to nearby businesses to see if
gunman is on the loose this morning.. after shooting and killing a young man in an apartment complex. it happened last night near lake mead and pecos. metro police say the suspect took off after the shooting. the man was pronounced dead on scene. if you have any information, you're asked to call crimestoppers./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the man who police say was pointing a gun at people on the strip...promptin g an officer to open fire... is being held on 2 million dollars bail. kahleal black was in court yesterday... he hummed loudly throughout the whole appearance. 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. we spoke with black's brother...who says he's childhood: ((dymond black: black's brother: 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
to look at him as a criminal because he's not a bad guy, he's a really great guy, he just had a mental breakdown man. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) in court we learned black has been held against his will for mental health reasons three times in just the last year. his next hearing is set for february 3rd./// ((brian loftus)) > north las vegas mayor john lee is giving his state of the city address today. we sat down with him yesterday he tells us last year was a big year for the city. highlights include the apex industrial park...building an amphitheater at craig ranch regional park, and they brought in a new police chief. but...he's looking forward to 2016... and beyond: ((mayor john lee, north las vegas it was a better year for north las vegas and we're excited 2016 looks even more exciting for us )) the city of north las vegas with all the work that's going on here with all the jobs here being produced with all the economy for the region north las vegas is prepared right now to be the bread basket for this whole area :51 more people will work and live in north las vegas in the next ten years then any where else in this valley ))
more projects...inclu ding a medical research area and building more infrastructure. we'll learn more about his plan coming up in his speech later this morning./// brian loftus > now let's get a look at your forecast. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) sherry... how's the weather looking today? sherry swensk < nice shot looking across the city from our caesars camera. temps are cooling off fairly quickly and a little below normal. ..... mostly low 40s and some upper 30s across the valley and calm winds. ............... the next pacific storm will head north as high pressure protects us for the next few days and we get a nice warm up as we finish the week. highs today into the mid 60s and mostly sunny skies. .... >
connection to the occupation of an oregon wildlife refuge. on tuesday... ammon bundy, along with seven of his followers were arrested. f-b-i agents and police intercepted them on a highway. yesterday, bundy's attorney read a statement on his behalf, urging the occupiers to leave: (mike arnold, bundy attorney) to those remaining at the refuge, i love you. here. please stand down. please stand down. go home and hug your families. this fight is ours for now in the courts. please go home. ((kirsten joyce)) protestors have occupied the malheur national wildlife refuge in burns, oregon since january 2nd to oppose federal land policies. during tuesday's arrest...ryan bundy was shot and lavoy finicum was killed: (( greg bretzing/ fbi special agent in charge of oregon)) "these individuals have chosen to threaten and intimidate the america that they profess to
the people arrested on tuesday faced a judge yesterday and are staying in custody until a hearing tomorrow. last night... federal authorities set up checkpoints around the wildlife center and arrested three more people. fbi officials say they are working around the clock to empty the refuge of armed occupiers in the safest way possible./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > we spoke with nevada rancher cliven bundy about the arrests of his sons and other occupiers. he says the shooting death of finicum is horrible...and he was just out there doing what they believe in: cliven bundy"those people that was up there wasn't hurting one soul. they wasn't doing any damage. they was there only to teach. they was there to teach about constitutional rights, teach about state rights." )) he got word of last night's deadly shootout through his daughter-in- law... who took a call from ammon bundy while he was in the back of a police car. ammon claims that finicum had his hands up to surrender when
((brian loftus)) > the runnin rebs are back home...after winning six straight games on the road. the went up against boise state last night at the thomas and mack. u-n-l-v beat them by 10 points, 87 to 77. up next for the rebels are their biggest rivals... the san diego state aztecs. that game takes place on saturday at 6 p-m./// ((brian loftus)) > no more "falls" to niagara falls. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) why the tourist destiniation could temporarily run dry. ((brian loftus)) a data breach... at a popular fast food restaurant. which spot says hackers might have hacked into its private customer information. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) coming up... helping seniors and people with disabilities...get around the valley. the new facility the r- t-c is using...to instill confidence,
((sherry swensk)) > niagra falls may no longer come crashing down... new york officials are thinking about temporarily diverting water to make some major repairs. plans involve replacing two 115-year-old pedestrian bridges near the brink of the falls. the project could mean water will be diverted for up to nine months. new york officials say the project is still a few years away from beginning.. and will initially be a tourism draw as a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the falls without water.///
mostly low 40s across the valley and calm winds. .................. plenty of clouds out in the pacific and most of the storms out there will head north as high pressure protects us for the next few days and we get a nice warm up as we finish the week. .... temps warm to the 60s before crashing into the low 50s and breezy winds next week. chance of rain on sunday and chilly winds and temps for the first half of next week. >
30th anniversary of the challenger disaster.. all seven crewmembers onboard were killed back in 1996...when the space shuttle exploded over the atlantic ocean less than two minutes after takeoff. nasa is observing a day of rememberance today. /// brian loftus > let's get a check of your commute. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) demetria... how are things looking? < demetria obilor lane closures on the strip between harmon and flamingo as crews work to film the latest installment of the jason bourne saga. avoid the area. things should reopen around 7am. sewer work continues on wigwam between bermuda and las vegas boulevard. expect road closures through april. use windmill instead.
data breach at a popular fast food restaurant.. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) and the government could help bring down cable costs. jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. q: and jill -- we've all been late to work. there's a new survey about some of the most outrageous excuses? good morning brian and kirsten! the fed wrapped up its policy meeting on a sour note about the up its policy meeting on a sour up its policy meeting on a sour note about the u-s economy... saying it slowed down at the end of last year. that sparked a sell off on wall street. the dow fell 222 points. the nasdaq dropped 99.// wendy's is investigating a possible data breach at some of its restaurants. no word on which ones. the fast food chain says it learned of the fraudulent
activity on cards. customers are being asked to keep an eye out for any unauthorized charges.// the government will soon vote on whether to let consumers buy and use cable boxes from companies other than their cable provider. it could help bring down costs... the f-c-c says the average household pays 231 dollars to rent cable boxes. it would also help companies like apple and roku -- which make streaming tv- devices---deliver cable.// brian and kirsten? q: and jill -- we've all been late to work. there's a new survey about some of the most outrageous excuses? a: that's right... here are some of the more bizarre... according to a survey by career builder. i was detained by homeland security. a vaseline truck overturned on the highway, causing cars to slip. a bear was taking a nap on my car.
demetria obilor > earlier this month, the rtc opened its new mobility training center. it's a $6.7 million facility designed to teach seniors and those with disabilities how to bus. it out. ((demetria obilor)) the mobility training center houses two working buses, paved roads and sidewalks in a contained environment that simulates an intersection and bus stop. not only does it look real, it sounds real too."nat traffic sound" m.j. maynard - rtc deputy general manager "this is the only center of its kind in the west..... it's unique in that you'll find paratransit certification, transit mobility training and blindness skills training housed in one roof. ((demetria obilor)) trainers use various techniques and tools to teach locals how to cross the street and find their way to a bus stop.. "if you notice up here, we've got what we call our "landmarkers." landmarkers are used for those who have trouble reading signs and rely on objects or buildings for a sense the 2014 census show over
disabilities live in the county. thousands currently use paratransit, which is a specialized, door-to-door ride progam, but it's more expensive and the rtc believes, with the right training, nevadans could use bus service to their advantage. transit mobility supervisor jim shampoe says one of the biggest reasons some don't take the bus is fear of the unknown. shampoe's job is to cast out that fear.. jim shampoe - transit mobility supervisor "seeing a person go from not being able to think that they can do something and being so afraid that they don't want to leave their home to, at the end of training, going out into the community and being able to ride independently wherever they want to go just gives them a really big feeling of independence." ((demetria obilor)) last year, the mobility training program saved the rtc $120,000 because passengers chose standard bus service instead of special, door- to-door transport. if you or someone you know could benefit from mobility training. you should contact the rtc. we will post the number on our website, lasvegasnow.co m
remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you. /// ((brian loftus)) > a teacher facing charges...after she told police she kissed a special ed student in her classroom. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) one solution a group is proposing to put in schools to make sure students are safe.///
the next four years./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > brian loftus > good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm brian loftus. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) and i'm patranya bhoolsuwan. it's 5-30 metro police are on scene right now...investigat ing a deadly shooting. ((brian loftus)) michael stevens is live at eastern and tropicana with the latest. michael? brian, kirsten... metro police say one person is dead... and another person has been taken to the hospital after an early morning shooting. metro police say they were called to this area of tropicana and eastern just before one a-m. they say it was just before that time two men walked up to two other men standing at a nearby bus stop. police say there was some sort of argument and at least 6
one person was shot multiple times and died.. another person was taken to umc and is in surgery. police say right now they don't have a good description of the suspects and turning to the public for help (((lt. dan mcgrath: we only have two witnesses. it is a fairly busy area so if there are people that are witness or did hear it or have any information we'd like to talk to them. )) police believe the suspects may still be in the area. gang officers are also here trying to identify the potential suspects. police are wrapping up their investigation. /// ((brian loftus)) > metro shut down roads earlier for the crash...but things are all clear now. let's send it over to demetria for a look at your commute. demetria obilor < > back to you. ///
back to you. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > metro police are searching for a suspect...who they say stabbed a man to death. it happened last night near saint louis and las vegas boulevard. the victim was taken to the hospital where he died. police say they think the two men knew each other: (( lt dan mcgrath, lvmpd: preliminarily what i was told, was there was some type of altercation, a fist fight. then the suspect must have pulled out a knife and stabbed
times.)) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) if you have any information, you're asked to call crimestoppers./// ((brian loftus)) > the animal foundation is taking steps to save the lives of more pets. yesterday they announced a new plan to make sure they become a no-kill shelter by 2020. they have a five year road map, laying out exactly how they're going to make it happen... including a program to help feral cats, and another program to make sure families keep the pets they adopt. they also want to treat more animals instead of putting them down: ((christine robinson - executive director, the animal foundation:last year we did more than 10 thoussand adoptions we want to continue to grow that number, continue to offer promotions and discounts for public spay/neuter, vaccine clinic and a host of other programs that include both new programs and expansion of existing programs that will be not just important, but this goal. ((brian loftus)) to help reach its goal...the foundation has partnered with best friends animal society to deaths. you can keep track of the animal
we have a link to their website that tracks their efforts. just head on over to las- vegas-now-dot- com.//// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > now let's get a look at your forecast. brian loftus sherry... how's the weather looking today? < sherry swensk it's chilly outside... don't forget the jacket or light coat this morning. gloves will be good if you have to be outside a while. temps are cooling off fairly quickly and a little below normal. ..... mostly low 40s and upper 30s across the valley and calm winds. the moon is out with what looks like jupiter as they rose together last night. .................. high pressure will provide mostly sunny skies today and nice mid 60s for highs. > <
police say it happened at the 24 hour fitness at craig and clayton last month. they say he committed lewd acts in front of her in the sauna...then followed her and watched her shower. police believe he used someone else's membership card to access the gym -- that's why he's been difficult to identify. we spoke with one woman who says even though this didn't happen at her gym, she's still disturbed: ((kacy swiley/concerned about incident 18;18:14 "that shouldn't be something that should be concnered about when you go to the gym." 18:18 it's not something i've ever thought abuot and now it's going to be something that you will have to think about." 18;23)) if you recognize the suspect or have any information... you can remain anonymous when you call crime stoppers at the number on your screen./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > some people are proposing putting cameras in special education classrooms... this comes after a special ed teacher was arrested for inappropriate sexual acts with a student. police arrested 25-year-old jullian lafave january 15th. she confessed to kissing her 17-year-old special needs
in her classroom. special education attorney marianne lanuti says the solution to preventing this type of misconduct... is cameras... in special ed classrooms. (((marianne lanuti, attorney specializes in special ed law teachers need this to protect themselves to bus drivers need to protect themselves everyone the innocement will be rpotected there is no excuse )) she says legislation was recently passed in texas... and each camera costs about 150 dollars. parents we spoke with also say more needs to be done to prevent this type of thing from happening. lafave had only been teaching at valley high school since august. she was the teens special education and english teacher./// ((brian loftus)) > wholesale coffee prices at a 2 year low... ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) why that doesn't mean you're paying less at the coffee shop. ((brian loftus)) plus... more aid expected for flint michigan. how the latest influx of cash will help with the water
coffee is low...but don't expect to save any money. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) coffee bean prices are at their lowest point in two years... the type of beans starbucks buys has fallen about a third in the past year. but analysts say what you buy at the store probably won't drop...because of higher wages of employees at coffee shops./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > and speaking of cash... a photo of a potato sold for a million dollars! ((brian loftus)) it was taken by celebrity photographer kevin abosch... he typically charges up to a half a million dollars for his pictures of famous people. abosch revealed this month that he sold a simple portrait of an organic irish potato to a european businessman last year.
it will be the 15-th most expensive photo ever sold./// ((demetria obilor)) > trending this morning... budweiser and a baby! a new baby horse was just born into the budweiser clydesdale family. it's name is mac... it's a nod to the company's tagline: "proudly a macro beer." anheuser-busch announced the foal was born this week at the warm springs ranch in missouri. the ranch is home to more than 160 clydesdales.///
> more aid could be coming to help out with the water crisis in flint, michigan. the michigan state legislature is expected to vote today on an emergency spending bill that would allocate 28 million dollars to the crisis. the water supply in flint is contaminated with lead... the funding would help pay for more bottled water, filters, and monitoring of children who were exposed to the lead./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > and the u-s senate will address the water crisis as they take up an energy bill today. it's the first comprehensive energy legislation in nine years. it would update building codes to increase efficiency, strengthen electric grid standards, and promote various forms of energy./// kirsten joyce > now let's turn it over to demetia.
((brian loftus)) it's la week until the iowa caucses... and the republican presidential hopefuls will battle it out on the stage tonight... ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) except for donald trump. marlie hall has more from iowa. with the debate just hours away...donald trump is still refusing to attend... a point he made clear wednesday night... in an appearance on fox news. (sot fox news o'reilly) (o'reilly) will you just consider, i want you to consider, think about it //
tougher being with you, because frankly you're smarter. this is much tougher than doing a debate with megyn kelly believe me. (vo gilbert, sc event trump) -nat/sot- i got a very unfair question from somebody, but we don't need to talk about that at an event in south carolina earlier-- trump continued to take aim at the fox news host moderating the event. while in des moines -- chief rival ted cruz -- once again challenged him -- one-on-one: (sot ted cruz) i'm going to propose a venue, western iowa tech, saturday night in sioux city, we already have it reserved. (standup: marlie hall/ cbs news/ des moines, ia) while his republican counterparts are on the debate
stage, trump will be here on the campus of drake university. even students who don't support the outspoken candidate are excited about what they're calling the anti-debate event. (sot kevin maisto, student body president, drake university) you know, it's smart for him, but as an american citizen, it worries me if he's unable to stand up to one reporter it really how he's going to attempt to make america great again. trump's camp says he'll hold a
campus of drake university tonight. at least one veterans group -- the iraq and afghanistan veterans of
america -- announced they will decline donations from the event. marlie hall cbs news des moines, iowa. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the gop candidates who are participating in the debate have said they hope to use the opportunity to get some air time while the front runner donald trump sits this one out. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > on the democratic side, hillary clinton staffers are preparing for a final big push over the weekend. the polls show she's in a dead heat with bernie sanders. yesterday... sanders briefly left iowa to meet with president obama at the white house. iowans will cast their caucus votes on monday./// brian loftus > now let's send things over to sherry swensk kirsten joyce sherry what's the forecast look like today?/// sherry swensk < > dark skies for now... with chilly temps in the low 40s and upper 30s. ....................
lets send it over to demetria./// > demetria obilor < police activity on the southbound side of i-15 by spring mountain. west siders, watch out for construction at durango and cheyenne. this work was scheduled to wrap up some time this month. maybe it will, maybe it won't. february is only 4 days away. > < > < >
((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > it's going to be a new way to travel... and it sounds like something out of a sci-fy movie! ((brian loftus)) coming up at 6:00... just how soon test runs will be done.. on the hyperloops. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > plus... men are taking a page out of the ladies handbook.. the new ways they're trying to
((sherry swensk)) < antalking about a homicide investigation > brian loftus > plus... big plans .. for north las vegas.. we'll hear from the mayor about his goals for 2016... ahead of his state of the city address. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > and... tourists will soon be asking... where's the water? the reason new york leaders want the niagara falls to dry up./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria