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morning after a heated shootout. we'll take a look at how the shooting started. ((michelle mortensen)) >> plus...the latest on the pitbull attack that claimed the life of a 9 year old child. ((brian loftus)) >> and... roads are starting to open up......but the blue cut wildfire is still torching the westcoast ((michelle mortensen )) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus ) us i'm brian loftus ((michelle mortensen)) >> and i'm michelle mortensen in for kirsten. we begin this morning with more on the pitbull attack that took the life of a 9 year old child. it happened yesterday afternoon in the far east part of the valley. we've been told the child was visting a friend at a home near east desert inn and hollywood boulevard... and that the pitbill ran out of the house and attacked the
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sunrise children's hospital with severe injuries but sadly did not make it. (( "i just went out to get my mail, which is right over here across the street, that's when i noticed all the cops and emergency vehicles on the block." "it sucks what happened ... sad. sad it happened to a little kid like that.")) ((michelle mortensen)) we've been told animal control took custody of the dog.... however, they are not releasing any more information to us other than that. police have yet to release any other details at this cover this story throughout the day ... on air .. and online. ((brian loftus)) new this morning-- one man is recovering in the hospital after an overnight fight turns into a shootout. metro tells us that the incident happend near bonanza and lamb when two men got into a fight they both took out their guns and started firing at eachother. one of the men was hit and was transported to umc and is facing non life threatening injuries. police are currently searching for the second shooter./// ((sherry swensk)) the massive "blue cut" wildfire burning east of los
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in its path as it continues to expand. more than 80,000 people have been evacuated and more than 33,000 homes and businesses are in danger. so far the fire, which exploded into an inferno the size of san francisco, is only four percent contained. tom wait is near the blaze with the story the inferno raged on for a second night in san bernardino county... fire crews are paying particular attention to the ski town of inching closer and closer to homes. (sot joshn owens/ resident) hopefully these guys will take care of it and keep us safe because we got nowhere to go -nats- the blue cut fire has already managed to scorch thousands of acres and destroy countless homes ...many in the town of phelan. homeowner ron ramirez returned home yesterday...to find his dogs safe...and his property still standing: (sot ron ramirez) all these houses across the streets are burned to the ground. all these homes are burnt to
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we were fortunate (standup: tom wait/ cbs news/ wrightwood, california) despite a mandatory evacuation order in wrightwood -- some homeowners have mixed feelings about leaving their properties: (sot jay coller/ homeowner) it's my home. would you leave your home? // (sot sherri tibbetts) everyone is ready to go if we have to go cathey mattingly of cal fire has warned against staying behind: (sot cathey mattingly / information officer, cal fire) last summer we did lose some people// fire behavior changed and they refused to leave and their were lives lost so far -more than 82-thousand people have been forced to evacuate. tom wait for cbs news wrightwood,ca
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weather today? ((sherry swensk)) more smoke for us in the area today. ..... more gusty winds and heat for southern california. .................. a little more humid and a slight chance of thunderstorms with a slight southeasterly flow. ... highs in the low 100s. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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((demetria obilor)) last night chp and crews were
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hours ago, i-15 sb was reportedly still closed down.
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month. after, a committee unanimously approved a plan to move forward last night. ((michelle mortensen)) >> under the proposed reorganization plan... parents... teachers and support staff will manage each school or prencint. senate majority leader michael roberson says 85 percent of all unrestricted education dollars will go to the schools.... not central administration. the first year it will be 80%, then it bumps up every year ((ccsd superintendent pat skorkowsky it is giving more control and responsibility at the school level so these teachers coming into our district are now gonna have a say in how their school is run and what their school focuses on )) ((brian loftus)) >> state educators will look at the plan september first.... then send it to the legislative commission. if that final hurdle is cleared, it will become law in one month. ((brian loftus))
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((michelle mortensen)) >> and we see what hillary clinton has to say about donald trump's newest additions to his campaign team. when donald trump is president of the unted states we won't be paying ransom to terrorist sponsored states ((brian loftus)) >> and trump's running mate was in the valley yesterday. we see what choice words the indiana governor had to say about president obama ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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((brian loftus)) on the campaign trail... donald trump attended his first classified intelligence briefing at the fbi offices in new york ... and he revealed his new campaign staff but hillary clinton mocked the shuffle saying trump is going to be trump no matter who he has running the campaign. sec. hillary clinton/(d) presidential nominee) man who insults gold star families, demeans women, mocks people with disabilities and thinks he knows more about isis than our generals. there is no new donald trump. this is it." ((brian loftus)) >> clinton spent the day in ohio talking about investments and taxes republicans on capitol hill though are looking deeper into the f-b-i investigation of her e-mails./// ((michelle mortensen)) donald trump's running
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speaking at packed house at the henderson convention center. at the town hall style rally ... pense promoted trumps tax plan ...promised more jobs in america ... and said a trump presidency would also do more than the current adminstration has done in the fight against terror. ((mike pence/r) vice presidential candidate:"let me make you a promise when donald trump is president of the unted states we won't be paying ransom to terrorist sponsored states, or terrorists they'll be paying a price if they threaten the people of the citizens or our allies." )) ((michelle mortensen)) >> not everyone at the rally was in support of the trump ticket. pro-choice activisits rallied outside claiming trump and pence in the white house will hurt women's rights./// ((brian loftus)) and libertarian presidential candidate gary johnson will be in town this morning. johnson is holding a rally at the s-l-s hotel-casino tomorrow night at 6 o'clock. he will take questions at the rally. his running mate william weld
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johnson needs to reach a 15% average in polls to join hillary clinton and donald trump on the presidential debate stage./// ((brian loftus)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((michelle mortensen)) the buildup for u-f-c 202 continues to get bigger. ((brian loftus)) >> coming up on good day we see what started this water bottle throwing drama that had to cancell yesterday's pr now good day.
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202 is quickly building after the heated press conference between nate diaz and connor mcgregor. conor mcgregor was an hour late for yesterday's press conference. however, his opponent, nate diaz, was fed up with mcgregor when he showed up late. after mcgregor answered a question, diaz and his team begin to file out... and then throwing bottles at conor's posse forcing dana white to end the press conference. white: "sorry guys see ya saturday." conor mcgregor/fighter: "they walk out talkin' what was it... we're ready to fight, ready for war to lets bring it im not here to talk and do these stupid press conferences >> that fight is taking place at t-mobile arena...saturday night sherry how's the
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let's take a look at
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((sherry swensk)) getting ready for that moon to set and it's full... really pretty. ........... we'll have more humidity today with a slight chance of thunderstorms. ............ temps are warm again this morning in the 80s....
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.......... today more 100s, but not quite as hot. and a little more humidity coming up from the southeast today could bring us a chance of some isolated storms. let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor))
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and symphony park. not seeing any major slow downs, but keep an eye out for it you're going to be traveling near the interchange. the off-ramp to south rancho is closed from southbound 95. use mlk as a detour to get off the freeway.
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bentz are at an undisclosed location in brazil.. after being pulled off a plane late last night in rio. the two, along with swimmer jimmy feigen, are now stuck in the country and will be questioned by local police about their teammate ryan lochte's account of being robbed at gunpoint. a brazilian judge had ordered the swimmers' passports seized because of discrepancies in their stories. ryan lochte is already back in the u.s. his version of the robbery changed again last night...
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gun was just pointed in his direction. he also said their taxi was not pulled over, but was at a gas station. the three remaining swimmers will be questioned by police today and are not allowed to leave brazil until providing testimony to investigators. ((michelle mortensen)) when in rio... you might as well eat like the locals! in this morning's "destination rio" report... jasmine brooks checks out the authentic cuisine being served up at the famous copacabana beach. copacabana beach pair perfectly with an authentic brazilian meal. kiosks, like this one, offer an affordable lunch with a relaxing atmosphere. (( sound of coconut)) the perfect refreshment on a hot day.... coconut water, served straight from the coconut. 14;58 monica olivera, mexico city "it's very fresh here in rio you generally have a lot of sun and
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it's printed in portuguese...so pictures can help you place an order. ((aaron shrugs shoulders)) 07;02 chrissie baumann, west chester, pennsylvania "the food has been incredible." 06;18 anupam dutta, new york city "i have heard the fried shrimp on all these beach bars are to die for." shrimp it is! the food is prepared in an underground kitchen. ((food served)) 13;07 jasmine brooks "this is living the life. thank you so much. coconut water and a delicious
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animal cruelty case involving wild mustangs. ((mmm)) >> plus...dangerous ..., nuclear material...stolen from a northwest home. the frantic search to find the hanzardous material. . ((brian loftus)) >> and... the blue cut fire isn't slowing down. how much of the fire is contained? we'll have that answer coming up on good day. ((mmm)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 ((michelle mortensen)) from fire to floods ... we're seeing wild weather coast-to-coast this morning. thanks for joining us .... i'm michelle mortensen in for kirsten. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. in louisiana ... the rain and flooding has now claimed 13 lives .and at least 70,000 people are asking for federal disaster assistance today the head of homeland security will tour damage from

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