tv 8 News Now at 6 AM CBS January 28, 2016 6:00am-7:00am PST
brian loftus > good morning and thanks for waking up with us. i'm brian loftus. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) and i'm patranya bhoolsuwan, filling in for kirsten. a man is dead...and another fighting for his life... after a shooting overnight. ((brian loftus)) michael stevens is live on the scene at eastern and tropicana with the latest. michael? ((michael stevens)) > 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 two groups of people. something occurred between them -- they were arguing then some
this is what the victim told us then after the shooting the younger males went off on foot in the southwest direction from here. )) ((michael stevens)) 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. ((michael stevens)) police say they'll be here for the next several hours processing the scene./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan))a 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 the suspects may have stopped into one of them before the shooting happened./// ((brian loftus)) > metro
busy all night long.. they're also looking into another deadly shooting at an apartment complex near lake mead and pecos just before 7:30 last night. the victim died on scene. officers believe he may be in his late teens, early 20's. investigators say the suspect took off. if you have any information.. call crimestoppers./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > north las vegas mayor john lee is giving his state of the city address today. we got the chance to sit down with him yesterday.. and he says 2015 was a big year... but 2016 will be even bigger. 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: (( we we've got on the books some projects right now we're working on such as the va the hundred and fifty acres across the street from the va hospital where were working very hard on that to make that a medical research area for the whole region umm we'll be turning ground on the park highlands project. the villages at tuley springs
infrastructure major roads off the 2-15 we're bringing sewer lines in )) another big project coming to north las vegas.. is the new electric car company, faraday future. they're expected to break ground at their factory at the apec industrial park soon.. it will bring thousands of jobs to the area./// sherry how's the weather today? sherry swensk
the city from our red rock camera. mostly clear skies... you can see some high clouds around. temps are cooling off 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 back to you!
front of the bellagio... is behind bars on 2- million dollars bail. kahleal black appeared before a judge yesterday in a restraint chair and wearing a spit mask because corrections officers said he was combative. we spoke to dymond black... who says his brother needs help: (( dymond black / suspect's brother: "i have seen the video, i would just hope that they don't charge him as a criminal like he did it on purpose charge him as a mentally ill person.)) he continued... saying his brother is not violent. black was not injured when an officer fired at him twice... but a bullet ricocheted and hit a small child in the leg who is expected to be okay. the officer who opened fire is under routine paid administrative leave, pending the investigation./// demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor accident on westbound flamingo near i-15. accident on the east side at boulder highway by the 95 south on- ramp. no major delays, however. strip closures between harmon and flamingo because crews are
bourne movie. < > back to you! ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > first responders need your help... in order to comfort kids on the scene of emergency situations. the "comfort critters" program provides teddy bears and other stuffed animals to first responders to share with children in those tough times. they're asking for donations today... you can drop off a stuffed animal starting today at 11 am... at dillard's at downtown summerlin./// ((brian loftus)) > the beauty of niagara falls.. could soon dry up.. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the reason new york leaders want to stop the water from flowing
getting your first passport or it's time to renew your expiring passport... the sooner the better! state department leaders says they're expecting a big increase in renewals and applications ... which could create a potential backlog. that's because in 2006 and 2007 .. americans were required to have passports if returning by air from mexico, canada, and the caribbean.... which means their passports are expiring right about now. officials are expecting to issue more than 17-million new passports and renewals this year. if you wait and need a fast turnaround... it will cost you an extra 60 bucks./// ((sherry swensk)) > the iconic, flowing water of niagara falls could soon turn into just a trickle. new york leaders are considering temporarily diverting water from the falls to make some major repairs to the popular tourist destination. don champion reports. to some, the thought of niagara falls going from this... ... to this is unimaginable, but new
necessary. (mark thomas/nys parks district director ) "so much talk over the last forty-eight hours has been about the dewatering. that's not the end that's a means" state parks officials are considering diverting water from the falls, temporarily, for a bridge replacement project. plans involve replacing two crumbling 115- year-old pedestrian bridges near the brink of the falls. (stacey adams/frequent falls visitor ) "i'm glad that they're doing something because what they've had there temporary since 2004 looks horrible" the project could mean water will be diverted for up to nine months. the spectacle happened once before, in 1969 when the army corps of engineers did a study on erosion at the falls. (kalie pries/visitor ) "it's kind of sad because people won't be able to see how pretty it is" (sharon chamberlin/visitor ) "this is such a beautiful area, it's one of the wonders of the world, and finally they're putting our money back into this place" the replacement project could cost 24 million dollars. so far funding hasn't been
don champion, cbs news. ((sherry swensk)) new york leaders 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./// ((demetria obilor)) > it's an adorable friendship... that's sure to bring a smile to your face. check out this unlikely duo.. everyone is "awwing" about this dog and duck! they've been living at an animal shelter in garland, texas.. and had been friends since before they arrived. shelter leaders hoped to avoid breaking up the two buddies.. and it looks like the duck and dog will be together for a very long time. the two will be starting a new life at a new home today./// sherry how's the weather today?
some clouds and chilly this morning... morning lows will finish right about normal - near 40 degrees for most neighborhoods. we were around 60 degrees for wednesday's high. ....................... outside the valley it's cool, but highs today will warm to the 60s. ...................... temps keep climbing as we finish our last week of january... but the start of february will be a rude reality that winter is not over. ................ it's definitely not over for the
where new yorkers are still trying to dig out from the weekend snow storm. in fact, the city is threatening fines for people who don't have their driveways cleared... and it could add up to a million dollars. ................ here on the west coast... another pacific storm sending rain and mountain snow into the northwest. ........... the desert stays dry and warmer each day to finish the week and start the weekend. warm temps we haven't had since early december and back in november. ................... it will be a warm and windy start to the weekend, but a chilly start to february and that will last most of next week again. highs will drop from near 70 saturday back to well below normal - around 50 degrees. overnight lows back to freezing at night. back to you! ((brian loftus)) > city leaders
sewer work is going to be slowing you down on wigwam between bermuda and las vegas boulevard through april. the northwest part of 215 between craig and hualapai will eventually be a fully- functioning freeway. work started last year. with this project, the lights at ann and lone mountain will be replaced with interchanges. < > back to you! ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > helping seniors and
inducted into the southern nevada sports hall of fame this year. the inductees will be announced for the first time tonight. and this year will be even more special.. because it's the 20-th anniversary. whoever makes the list... will be inducted on june 24th at the orleans arena./// ((brian loftus)) > the runnin' rebs added another "w" to their resume.. they beat boise state last night ... 87- to- 77 during their "red out" game at the thomas and mack. even las vegas local and washington nationals baseball player bryce harper was there to cheer the boys on. the runnin' rebs hit the court again this saturday. they take on san diego state at
demetria, what's driving people crazy? demetria obilor > earlier this month, the rtc opened its new, free mobility training center. it's a $6.7 million facility designed to teach seniors and those with disabilities how to bus. last week, i stopped by to check 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
used for those who have trouble reading signs and rely on objects or buildings for a sense of direction. the 2014 census show over 260,000 persons with 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,
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 hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. back to you. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > today marks the 30th anniversary of the challenger tragedy. nasa will pay tribute to the crews of apollo 1 and space shuttles challenger and columbia, as well as other nasa colleagues, during the agency's day of remembrance. on this day in 19- 86... the challenger exploded over the atlantic ocean.. less than 2 minutes after takeoff. all seven crewmembers on board died.///
there are only a few days left to sign up for health insurance. the deadline is january 31-st. if you miss it... that means you could be penalized nearly 700 dollars or more. nearly 9- million people have enrolled for coverage through health care dot gov... including 79- thousand right here in nevada./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > ladies... you aren't the only ones trying to look your best this morning! ((brian loftus)) the surprising increase in men getting procedures... so they can put their best face forward.////
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just 4 years. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > and... plans for a hyperloop are going into high gear.. just how soon companies will be testing out the high speed travel inside a capsule./// < 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 waking up with us. i'm brian loftus. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) and i'm patranya bhoolsuwan, filling in for kirsten. metro homicide detectives had a busy night.. at least three people were killed in three separate incidents. ((brian loftus)) most recent... a man was shot and killed... and another is fighting for his life. michael stevens is live on the scene at eastern and tropicana with the latest. michael? ((michael stevens)) brian, kirsten... metro police say one person is dead... and another person has been taken to the hospital after an
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 rounds were fired. 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 (( 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. right now police have eastern blocked off between tropicana and reno. they expect to be out here for
((brian loftus)) > metro police are also searching for a suspect involved in a deadly stabbing. they received calls about the incident inside a home near las vegas boulebard and saint louis last night just before 8:30. witnesses said the victim and the suspect were fighting prior to the incident. the man was taken to umc trauma where he later died. police believe the two knew each other. if you have any information about this case, call crimestoppers./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the animal foundation finally released their plan.. on how they will become a no-kill shelter in the next 4 years. the program is dubbed "mission possible 2020." the shelter is jump-starting a 'surrender intervention program' ... to keep more pets with their owners. the animal foundation also plans to expand their cat: trap, spay and neuter return program. it's already saved the lives of more than 740 felines in just the past 6 months. the animal foundation is also going to be implementing more specials: (( last year we did more than 10 thoussand adoptions we want to continue to grow that number,
discounts for public spay/neuter, vaccine clinic and a host of other programs )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the foundation is also working to increase their live release rate. right now---it's at about 65- percent. just a few years ago in 20- 12....only about 40% of the animals left the shelter alive./// sherry
how's the weather today? sherry swensk nice shot looking across the city from our molasky family camera.
skies... around. temps are cooling off 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 the week. highs today into the mid 60s and mostly sunny skies back to you! ((brian loftus)) > the race to
hyperloop is moving into high gear. this week... elon musk said construction will begin on a 1- mile track at space-x headquarters near los angeles. it will be up and running by the end of summer. two other start up companies want to build tracks.. one near las vegas.. another near california's central valley. a hyperloop sounds like travel from the far away future... it's a network of tubes to transport people over long distances inside capsules at speeds more than 700 miles per hour./// demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor
near i-15. delays down southbound i-15 at us 95 in the spaghetti bowl. traffic on us 95 is starting to slow down for those trying to get downtown. < > < > back to you! ((brian loftus)) > after chaos breaks out.... protesters are told to stand down... ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the several new arrests.. of militia members who occupied a federal building in oregon. ((brian loftus)) > plus... the donald is still dumping the debate... what the republican candidate plans to do.. while his opponents take the stage.///
i was walking home. just picked us up two breakfast croissants for four bucks, when this bear attacked. with one swipe, it devoured one of the croissants. then jack showed up and took care of the beast, so i could escape. and that's what happened to your breakfast croissant. and yours? it survived. share it with yourself. freshlycracked egg with ham and bacon,or sausage,
refuses to attend tonight's seventh gop debate in iowa... this due to an ongoing feud with fox news host, megyn kelly, who will be moderating. instead.. the republican presidential frontrunner continues to promote his fundraiser for veterans -- which will take place at drake university at the exact same time. trump's chief rival ted cruz has proposed the two take part in a one- on-one debate this saturday in sioux city./// ((brian loftus)) > this morning.. we could learn more about the new t-mobile arena on the strip. it was just officially named earlier this month. the tmobile arena will be the talk of the asian chamber of commerce's monthly luncheon today. the arena opens april 6th... with las vegas locals, the killers headlining, along with wayne newton.. and just days later the original guns n roses will rock the stage./// sherry how's the weather today?
some clouds and chilly this morning... some clouds and chilly this morning... morning lows will finish right about normal - near 40 degrees for most neighborhoods. we were around 60 degrees for wednesday's high. ....................... outside the valley it's cool, but highs today will warm to the 60s. ...................... temps keep climbing as we finish our last week of january... but the start of february will be a rude reality that winter is not over. it will be a warm and windy start to the weekend, but a chilly start to february and that will last most of next week again. highs will drop from near 70 saturday back to well below
overnight lows back to freezing at night. ................ it's definitely not over for the east coast... where new yorkers are still trying to dig out from the weekend snow storm. no help from the light rain showers yesterday. the city is threatening fines for people who don't have their driveways cleared... and it could add up to a million dollars. ................ and there were tornadoes in southern florida that did some damage tossing cars around. ..................... here on the west coast... another pacific storm sending rain and mountain snow into the northwest. ........... the desert stays dry and warmer each day to finish the week and start the weekend. warm temps we haven't had since early december and back in november. today neighborhoods in the mid 60s. ................... back to you! ((brian loftus)) > new this morning... world health organization leaders say the zika virus is quote spreading "explosively" around the americas.... and says the level of alarm over the disease is "extremely high." this is a live look from switzerland at a press conference discussing the mosquito born virus. the health leaders just said 3 to 4 million cases are possible
the zika virus can cause babies to be born with abnormally small heads... which leads to developmental issues and sometimes death. there is no vaccine or medication for the virus./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the f-b-i and police say three more people are behind bars...in connection to the occupation of an oregon wildlife refuge. on tuesday... ammon bundy, along with seven of his followers were arrested.. one was killed. yesterday, bundy's attorney read a statement on his behalf, urging the occupiers to leave. protestors have occupied the federal building in burns, oregon since january 2nd to oppose federal land policies. 8 news now 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.
constitutional rights, teach about state rights." )) ammon claims that finicum had his hands up to surrender when officers shot him. the people arrested on tuesday faced a judge yesterday and are staying in custody until a hearing tomorrow. demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor someone is having car trouble in the middle of the freeway along southbound 95 and jones. traffic is having to move around this car... nhp just pulled up to the scene. the stephanie street bridge closed down last week. it will stay closed for about three months for construction work. < > < > back to you! ((brian loftus)) > men..
hands of time... ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the increase in different procedures that guys are using.. to try and look younger. plus... (( charlie ahead on cbs this morning, we'll talk with one of the country's top infectious disease specialists about preventing an outbreak of the zika virus here in the u-s. and we go inside the national zoo to find out how they kept the pandas and other animals safe during the blizzard. the news is back in the morning. see you at seven.)) ///
something about it. (ashkan hamzelou/botox user) "i was starting to get the lines and botox works phenomenally - so i thought - i start now, why not." dr ramtin kassir - a ny cosmetic surgeon - says he is now seeing more men in their 20's and 30's who want to enhance their looks. (dr. ramtin kassir/cosmetic surgeon) "there's less of a stigma.. it's not as bad or horrible to go in and get something done (and look a little better)." (karina mitchell/cbs news/new york) male cosmetic procedures like botox injections have soared 273 percent in the last two decades. and that's not the only way men are improving their appearance. men are also buying more grooming products - from shower gel to facial cream. from 2010 to 2015 sales for the male personal care market in the u.s. jumped almost 15 percent - hitting an estimated 4.2 billion dollars. mintel analyst margie nanninga says millennials are leading the surge.
"over the last few decades we've seen the definition of masculinity shift..it's made men much more accepting of using grooming products." doctor kassir says most men don't want anything too drastic. (dr. ramtin kassir) "men just want to look a little bit better, they do not want to look different." (ashkan hamzelou/botox user) "obviously you can't reverse ageism we all age, but if we could look as good as we possibly can - why not." km for cbs news ny. ((brian loftus)) some analysts predict the fastest growing segment we'll see in men's grooming products over the next few years will be in haircare.///
beautiful sunrise from our red rock camera... just a few high clouds out there. ........... chilly low 40s and upper 30s... turning into mid 60s around the valley this afternoon. ............... temps rise each day heading into the weekend... it will be a warm and windy start to the weekend, but a chilly start to february and that will last most of next week again. highs will drop from near 70 saturday back to well below normal - around 50 degrees.
they tell us he exposed himself and committed lewd acts in front of her. we spoke to a counselor who explained the trauma this would cause to the victim: (( ron lawrence/communi ty counseling center of southern nevada: "it's basically a form of sexual assault that occurs in an environment because it's something that's totally unexpected shocking and may serve as a trigger of fears that individual may have." )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the suspect is described as possibly a hispanic or african- american man... about 45 years old and six feet tall. police believe he used someone else's membership card to gain access. if you have any information.. call crimestoppers./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > metro police are searching for a man who they say robbed a jewelry store. they say it happened near las vegas boulevard and spring mountain yesterday. police say this man posed as a customer, then threatened the clerk and demanded he put jewelry in his bag then took off. if you have any information, you're asked to call crimestoppers./// demetria, how are the roads this morning?
lots of activity on the southbound 95 off-ramp to jones.... nhp has confirmed this was a crash and with this different angle, you can see that a few different cars are actually involved. crews are wrapping up filming today on the strip. delays in the spaghetti bowl. < > < > back to you! ((brian loftus)) > a young basketball player proves he can hold his own against the pros... ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the little boy whose moves are
but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. 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.
> the markets just opened and right now, the dow is up 135 points. yesterday.. the fed said the u-s economy slowed down at the end of last year. that sparked a selloff on wall street yesterday. the dow fell 222 points and the nasdaq dropped 99./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > and don't forget... channel 8 is your home for the big game. the panthers will take on the broncos in the super bowl on february 7th. and channel 8 is giving away 25 hundreds dollars after the game.. to enter, just head to las vegas now dot com and click the banner at the top of the page./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > speaking of the super bowl... a denver broncos fan in colorado has learned not to mess with pittsburgh steelers fans. his phone started ringing off the hook... after this ad was posted..it says: "getting divorced...leavi ng her with nothing...will sell
super bowl." the homeowner said he made some bets with his friend who's a steelers fan... who then decided to get back at him with this prank.. after the pittsburgh team lost to the broncos./// ((brian loftus)) > an 11-year- old virginia boy is showing off that he's just as good... as the basketball pros. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) noah cutler is going viral for his instagram videos... for copying the trickiest and most challenging moves... just like the pros! the videos became so popular... that the golden state warriors invited him to meet his role model-- stephen curry. ((brian loftus)) noah's dad says there's no stopping the boy because he loves basketball so much: ((joshua cutler/noah's dad: "next thing we know he's watching videos on youtube and he's dribbling out in the front yard and if it's raining we have to pull him in out of the rain." "there was no transition just boom boom and you look back and you're like wow are we here." )) ((brian loftus))
with his friends makes him the happiest. he says his biggest dream is to play in the n-b-a. /// > thanks for joining us. good morning. it is thursday, january 28th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." donld trump invokes the bible in his feud with fox news. he calls his decision to boycott tonight's debate an eye for an eye. u.s. scientists warn the zika virus outbreak could become an explosive pandemic.