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wildfires are popping up all over the west coast. including one here in nevada that claimed the life of a nevada firefighter. ((michelle mortensen)) >> plus...northern california is catching all of the heat from this weekend's past wildfire's. ((brian loftus)) >> and...a protest turns deadly in milwaukee after a man was shot by police during a foot chase. ((michelle mortensen)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) i our whole lives and now all of our neighbors look at what they have to come home to. its cruel absolutely horrible ((brian loftus)) > this morning california fire crews are fighting several wildfires... thanks for waking up with us i'm brian loftus ((michelle mortensen)) and i'm michelle mortensen in for kirsten. the clayton fire north of san francisco exploded sunday burning through the town's main street...
year killed four people and burned 1300 homes. hena daniels has the latest a fast moving wildfire has destroyed several homes and businesses in lower lake, california... and forced thousands of people to flee. that's our house right there some people are just starting to see the devastation around them. this is where we grew up. our whole lives and now aof to come home to. its cruel absolutely horrible emergency crews are trying to contain the blaze - that has already destroyed 3 thousand acres - from the ground and the air. we are seeing everything burn up right now. grass, vegetation, homes, cars, we are experiencing propane tanks explosions. we are throwing everything we have at it on sunday the clayton fire jumped the containment lines spreading in several directions
became ground zero after dozens of cars, the post office, winery and a habitat for humanity went up in flames. all of these fires are erupting so fast. people cant even think a second wildfire near lake nacimiento in central california has destroyed at least 20 homes and threatens 150 more... triple digit temperatures, shifting winds and dry brush are making it hard for firefighte a fire weather watch is in effect for parts of california through wednesday. hena daniels cbs news ((brian loftus)) nevada firefighters are mourning the loss of one of their own after the strawberry fire turned deadly. reports show justin beebe died after a tree fell on him. he was battling the blaze in baker yesterday. beebe is originally from vermont and was a member of the lolo hotshots. the forest service says his line-of-duty death is under investigation. as for the fire itself...
the weekend was hot! 108 saturday and 111 sunday. today not much cooler. .............. the winds are not helping with fire conditions and the dryness either. ...... right now 90s around the valley.... and some breezy winds. those will continue through today and tomorrow. .. highs at 110 this afternoon. and then temps slide through the week./// let's take a look at
people this morning after two days of unrest in milwaukee. the arrests follow protests over the saturday shooting death of a suspect who police say was armed. the unrest sunday night into monday morning saw at least one shooting, aa an officer hospitalized. all of it, coming after an emergency declaration by wisconsin's governor. mos: "i hereby declare this assembly to be unlawful. i hereby order you to disperse." ((brian loftus)) >> the fury that erupted saturday came just hours after the police shooting death of 23-year-old sylville smith. police say smith and another person took off on foot after being pulled over at a traffic stop. one officer opened fire when police say smith ignored orders
...a gun that police say was loaded. milwaukee mayor tom barrett says police body camera footage of the incident showed smith holding the gun. as for when the public will see the footage... that isn't yet clear. ((michelle mortensen)) a former youth director of a boys and girls club accused of lewdness with multiple children will be in court tomorrow. police arrested willis brown thursday for three counts of lewdness with a child under 16. brown worked at the boys and girls club on southern highlands parkway. investigation-- but police belive there are two additional victims. brown is expected in court this tuesday./// ((michelle mortensen)) meanwhile... a metro police officer is behind bars in connection to a child pornography case. officer ruben delgadillo was arrested friday following a joint investigation between the "internet crimes against children task force" and internal affairs bureau. faces one count of possession of child pornography and one count of distribution of child pornography.
wendsday morning./// ((brian loftus)) several european countries are still recovering from this year's terror attacks. ((michelle mortensen)) >> how has these attacks effected tourist from visiting europe. we'll have that answer next on good day./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
((michelle mortensen)) welcome back to the valley's news leader. it's been a year of terrorism in europe. as attacks become more frequent, uncertainty and fear take hold. this has had a profound affect on the travel industry -- cnn's isa soares has details on terrorism's impact on tourism. from paris...to nice...brussels... to ansbach g by acts of brutality this year. the message from european leaders has been one of unity (francois hollande, french president)(eng lish translation) "it is clear that we must do everything that we can to fight against the scourge of terrorism." and resolve (angela merkel, german chancellor)(eng lish translation) "i am convinced that despite the difficulties we will win this fight." despite these words... fear and hesitation is quietly growing in the continent....
take the view from britain... here, according to the association of british travel agents, uk sun seekers want their summer sun with the certainty of security. holidays to tunisia -- which suffered a terror attack on one of its beaches is down 90-percent compared to last year egypt is down 70 percent and turkey -- which recently saw a failed coup -- has fallen by 30-percent (sean tipton, association of british travel agent"t and the kind of holidays that people are taking. they've moved away from the eastern mediterranean places like turkey, egypt and tunisia and shifted to perennial favourites" instead, holidaymakers are looking to the sun, sea and sangria of spain as well as portugal. in spain, in the first six months of this year alone, nearly 33 million foreigners visited the country..that's an increase of almost 12 percent from last year. (craig lever, british tourist)
clever to go to these types of dangerous countries. a place like portugal is much safer, much quieter and it's better to play golf. " (isa soares) "and while some have gained from what has been a summer of shocks, be it a cascade of attacks in europe..or the fallout from brexit, others, in particular european airlines and their investors have been rattled by it. easyjet's stock price has fallen 43-percent since the beginning of the year. low cost operator ryanair saw it's price drop by agent thomas cook has seen 50% of its value wiped off during same period." for the time being the terror attacks do not seem to have put people completely off travelling ... but it is affecting their choice of destination... and for so many here in europe... safety and security are now paramount isa soares, cnn, london ((brian loftus))
but it was far from the big winner. rick damigella has the box offfice countdown. "bad moms" fell two places to finish in fifth with 11-point-five two spot drop, finishing fourth with 13-point-six million. (nat) "elliott! (nat dragon noise) disney's remake of "pete's dragon" didn't exactly soar in it's opening, bringing in 21-point-five million, a few million below industry projections. (nat) "stand up straight boys. hey look at this! we got one!" "sauage party" however opening to more than double what pundits had predicted, by cooking up a 33-point-six million dollar debut. made for a reported 19-million dollar
for a second place opener. (nat) "harley quinn, nice to meetcha! love your perfume. what is that, the stench of death?" "suicide squad" managed to hold on to the top of the box office in its sophmore weekend, with 43-point-eight million dollars. while it may have finished first, it dropped 67 percent over it's opening weekend, which is close to huge 69 percent drop that "batman versus superman: dawn of justice" saw earlier this year. in hollywood, i'm rick damigella. sherry how's the let's take a look at
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i'm brian loftus. ((michelle mortensen)) >> and i'm michelle mortensen in for kirsten. torrential rains over the weekend in louisiana.. left five people dead, and thousands rescued from their homes. ((brian loftus)) >> it's left neighborhoods underwater... unfortunately, there's no break as more rain is expected today. scott mclean is live from baton rouge with th whole communities around in southern louisiana submerged under flood waters from heavy rains that began late last week. roadways littered with cars abandoned after passengers had to evacuate. thousands of people rescued over the weekend due to the rising waters -- the neighbors started knocking & i started hearing all kinds of noise so i walked outside & i saw water coming up the street they were trapped in