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victims and suspect knew each other and were fighting beforehand. that suspect is also not in custody. if you have any information about any of these cases... you are asked to call crimestoppers./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > north las vegas mayor john lee is giving his state of the city address this afternoon. it just got underway at noon. we got the chance to sit down with him yesterday.. and he says 2015 was a big year... highlights include the apex industrial park...building an amphitheater at craig ranch regional park, and brining in a new police chief. but...he's looking forward to 2016... and beyond: (( what we have is we we been able to because of the assets that we had to not only bring jobs to the north las vegas but intelligence to north las vegas mind numbing kind of companies hyperlope verde the va hospital this has been the most exciting time for the perfect opportunities to all come together at the same time )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the hyperloop will be joined by
future at the apex industrial complex. we will have a full report on the address in the 4 and 5 p-m shows./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the hyperloop going into the apex facility is the brainchild of tesla owner elon musk. he gave the idea away.. but is still encouraging others to get involved. (( elon musk: we are building a little test track and funding an annual student competition which is really to encourage students to think in new modes of transportation. it seems to have gotten a fair bit of at the college level.. the only thing i'm excited about is getting kids thinking about transport technology. )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) that test track will be going in near l- a. two other start up companies want to build tracks.. one near las vegas.. another near california's central valley.// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > our sunny days are part of the package that make las vegas appealing to these new companies coming into town. sherry is here with a check of
((sherry swensk)) yes, a nice ridge of high pressure is building over the desert southwest and that is really helping to nudge temps above normal for a few days. .................. it's a well- deserved warm-up for us, as we've had some pretty chilly days this winter. overnight patchy high clouds have thinned out and we've got plenty of sunshine at the noon hour. .................... temps right now moving into the 50s... and on the way to 60s by mid afternoon. they will keep increasing a few degrees into friday and even saturday approaching some of warmest temps we've had since november. but it won't last long... as a chilly winter storm heads our way to start off february. we'll take a look at the abrupt changes coming our way in your full forecast./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > time
candidates to make thier appeal to iowa voters. and tonight most republican hopefuls will make their pitch during the last debate before the caucuses. wiajia jiang is in des moines... where donald trump still insists he will sit out: (pkg) republicans will hold their last debate four days before the iowa caucuses...witho ut front runner donald trump. trump says fox news host megyn kelly was unfair to him when she moderated the last fox news debate. (sot: donald trump/(r) presidential candidate) "i got a very unfair question from somebody but we don't need to talk about that. we don't talk about that. i refuse to - i refuse to (laugh) i refuse to talk about that." (gfx) nearly 40 percent of iowans say they could change their mind before monday and trump's opponents will be reaching out to those voters at the debate. (sot: sen. ted cruz/(r-tx) presidential candidate) "what does it say when donald tells the men and women of iowa my time is more important than your time." (standup: weijia jiang/cbs news/des moines, ia) instead of debating - donald trump will be here at drake university - where he will hold his own event.
fundraiser for veterans groups. (nats) "i give you, bernie sanders." with susan sarandon looking on - bernie sanders called out hillary clinton's ties to wall street. (sot: sen. bernie sanders/(i-vt) democratic presidential candidate) "my opponent is not in iowa tonight, she is raising money in from a philadelphia investment firm." but hillary had her own star campaigning for her...former president bill clinton. (sot: president clinton) "she's a walking, breathing, change agent. the only person qualified by knowledge on economic and social issues and political issues." the clinton campaign is banking on get-out-the vote efforts to hold on to her lead. weijia jiang, cbs news, des moines. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > gabby giffords.. the former arizona congresswoman who was shot and injured in 2011... will campaig for clinton in iowa this weekend. clinton often claims she has a better voting record for gun control policies than bernie sanders./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > we are your election headquarters throughout the election. you can stay up to on las vegas
and watch politicsnow on sundays at 5:30 for a debate breakdown./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > las vegas is once again leading the country in the number of homes that are underwater... in other words...they owe 25 percent more than they are worth. end of the year numbers from realty trac reported that 27 point 7 percent of valley homes had serious negative equity. that is more than double the national rate for metro areas. nevada was number one as a state as well... with about 24 percent of homes underwater. the firm also reported that number is dropping slower than it had in the last few years./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the runnin' rebels added another win to their resume last night. the team beat boise state 87- to- 77 during their "red out" game at the thomas and mack. and las vegas born washington nationals baseball player bryce harper was there to cheer the boys on. the runnin' rebs hit the court again this saturday taking on san diego state at the thomas and mack.
((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > eleven members of the bundy led militia in oregon now face felony charges of impeding u-s officials through force.. intimidation or threats. today three more people who had been holed up at the oregon refuge are in custody.. but several others are still there. carter evans is in burns oregon with the latest on the standoff: < (11 10 06) this is a free-for-all armageddon. that's the message from one man still inside the malheur national wildlife refuge. and he's calling for reinforcements. ore oregon militia web videos) they stop you from getting here, kill them! he and others are refusing to end the armed occupation. which began as a protest over federal land ownership. this -- even as their jailed leader ammon bundy urges them to go home. ( mike arnold / bundy's attorney) mr. bundy wants everybody to remember that somebody died and this is not just about him right now. bundy and several others were
enforcement stopped them at a road block about 20 miles from the compound. bundy's brother ryan was injured and the group's spokesman robert 'lavoy" finicum was killed. finicum had recently told reporters, he'd 'rather die than be caged.' ( finicum) "i'm going to not spend my days in a cell" supporters are calling finicum a martyr. bundy patriach cliven bundy: (cliven) "she said they cold bloodedly shot him, they shot him at least six times. three or four of the times were after he was on the ground dead." but officials put the blame squarely on the protesters. ( greg bretzing / fbi special agent in charge of oregon) let me be clear. it is the actions and choices of the armed occupiers of the refuge that has led us to where we are today. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > that was carter evans reporting. the men still in the compound posted a youtube video saying there are just five of them left.. and they are ready to leave. but one of them has an fbi arrest warrant.. and they are willing to stay until the government drops the
((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the famous roaring of the niagara falls could temporarily become a trickle. new york state may shut down most of the falls on the u-s side... to replace two historic bridges. the bridges are more than a century old and have been closed to the public since 2004. the water will be diverted to the canadian side... so their falls would become even more intense.
falls every year. but local officials think it will help.. not hurt tourism.. as people head to see the once in a lifetime opportunity./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > ((sherry swensk)) hard to imagine niagara falls... without the falls. it will be nice to imagine our last few days of january without the winter cold. and that is what we'll get for a nice change to finish out the month. .............. sunny skies right now at noon... and some neighborhoods already heading into upper 50s right now which is normal high territory. lighter winds today, too and the air staying dry. ...........
longer than just tomorrow and saturday, so get out there while you can. much chillier changes come crashing in by sunday and definitely monday as we head into february! ............. it was cold this morning again... so it will be nice to thaw out these mornings for at least a couple of days... but wow the extra cold nights and mornings will return next week! so make sure those heaters are working. ................ outside the valley we are hitting some low 60s already - and then warmer over the next couple of days. ......... our normal high will bump up to of the month. we'll beat the normal for the last three days of the month. sunset earlier now and sunset later just about each day. .................. that high pressure build in quickly as another storm heads into the pacific northwest with rain and snow for oregon and washingto today. clouds are sliding into
but a lot of those fall apart when they get close to the desert. ................. more snow sweeping across the great lakes... and heading towards new england and the northeast... with cold air. it could turn out to be somewhat of blizzard conditions but not the snow totals of last weekend. .................. and more rain and thunderstorms with volatile winds in florida where they had an f-1 twister yesterday. enjoy the warm-up for us over the next few days then gusty winds saturday and chilly rains arrive sunday. .......... a big drop in temps come monday and tuesday... with highs well below normal and nights back to freezing!/// < ((weather toss))> ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > taking his already heroic job...
you should be able to get ead and stay ahead. 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.
you need to do at that time.)) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) chief corey murrison was the first to respond to the fire... anf found the car engulfed in flames. as you see... murrison ran to the car and pulled the driver away from the fire. firefighters say ammunition inside the car was exploding as paramedics tended to the man. investigators suspect the driver was attempting to commit suicide when he caused the fire./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the world health organization is sending out a warning about the explosive spread of the zika virus. the mosquito borne virus is linked to birth defects in central and south america and experts say there could be up to 3 to 4 million cases so far. health officials say four people here have tested positive for the virus in new york state after returning from travel abroad. at this point u-s officials say they taking precautions.. but don't believe there will be a major outbreak here./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > nasa is honoring the lives lost in the space shuttle challenger explosion... that happened 30 years ago
all seven astronauts were killed... including teacher christa mcauliffe. her son scott is expected to make a rare appearance at today's ceremony. her husband steven is a federal judge in new hampshire... and still declines interviews about his late wife./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) >
if you're watching this newscast with satellite or cable... you likely have a set-top box. if you do... you're likely paying a monthly fee for that box. that could soon change though. the chairman of the f-c-c wants to make it to where consumers can buy their own boxes... instead of shelling out money every month. right now... cable companies make nearly 20- billion dollars on those rental fees every year. right now the only mainstream competition cable companies have is from tivo./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > fetching a hefty price. why the picture of this potato is worth million ...and the famous artist responsile for creating it.//
up today on eighby a celebrity photographer reportedly sold for more than a million dollars. this is the photo taken by kevin abosch. he is known for portraits of famous people like yoko ono. he typically charges up to half a million dollars for his work. but he revealed "potato number 345" sold for one million euros at auction to a european businessman last year. it will be the 15-th most expensive photo ever sold./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > that's all for 8 news now live at noon.. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and twitter.