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the two men accused of killing a teenager over an ipad will be in court this morning. we'll take you back to what lead to the fatefull night. ((michelle mortensen)) >> plus...we'll head out to louisiana ... as the severe flooding there ravages even more homes acorss the state. ((brian loftus)) >> and... there is a chance for thunderstorms this today. sherry will join us to give us today's full forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((michelle mortensen)) the two men accused of murdering a 15 year old boy over an ipad ... will stand trial this morning good morning i'm michelle mortensen. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus marcos arenas was run over in 20-13 after the men attempted to rob him. 8 news now reporter shakala alvaranga gives us a look at the high profile case.
at the time ... and 21 year old michael solid will stand trial monday morning. prosecuters say both men are responsible for the death of 15 year old marcos arenas. and this is how it allegedly went down... surveillance video captures the two men at a convenience store, supposedly plotting their next move. witnesses say dismont jumped out of an suv on charleston boulevard ... ran up to the 15 year old ... punched him and then stole present from his family. police say marcos arenas then ran after the suspects... and when dismont got back into his car, arenas held on to the suv ... prosecuters say dismont and solid ran arenas over, killing him. within 24 hours, police found the white ford explorer used in the robbery ... with brand new tires. investigators scoured through jacob dismont's text messages. in it, several messages between
had just been released from prison ... urging him to disguise the suv to hide it from police. the victim's medical records give a glimpse of the pain he went through, just moments before he died ... suffering massive brain swelling and severe internal injuries. ((brian loftus)) >> both men are facing robbery, murder and conspiracy charges. the trial starts this morning at 9:30./// ((michelle mortensen)) metro police made a grusome dsocvery yesterday aften investigating reports of a loud noise on covey lane. neighbors said it sounded like fireworks. police say the victim, a hispanic male in his 30s, died from an apparent gunshot wound. ((michelle )) >> police also tell us ... a fight turned deadly between two men at the parkway villas on greene lane. a 44 year old man died of a head injury. two others invovled in the brawl were detained./// ((brian loftus)) the recovery process continues for those affected in the historic louisiana flooding
reported damaged. that's a 50-percent more than what governor john bel edwards said last week. but officials say some areas are still under water, so even the latest number may not be final. the red cross says the flooding is the nation's worst disaster since superstorm sandy in 20-12. president obama will visit the state on tuesday. sherry how's the weather today? let's take a look at the roads with demetria
pop-up consignment store. educators we're able to get everything from books to activity kits for their classes. most of it was free ... or close to it. ((brian loftus)) teachers not the only ones getting the opportunity to get some free school supplies. yesterday project 150 hosted a free teen shopping day for displaced and disadvantaged youth. pat spargur pres. project 150 (1:17:03-1:17:14) "we've invited the high school students to come here and shop for school clothes and it's all free and then as they check out they're going to get a bacc start the school year" ((brian loftus)) >> there are more than 25-hundred valley homeless high school students. and project 150 is always looking for more volunteers to help cut down those numbers. if you're interested we've posted a link to their website on our links page at las vegas now dot com./// ((michelle mortensen)) several turkish investigators are trying to figure which terror group was behind the deadly attack at a wedding ((brian loftus))
that day and we'll see how much damage was left behind. ((michelle mortensen)) >> also the presidential campaign trail will be stopping in las vegas this weekend. which candidates will be stopping by in the valley? we'll have that answer on the other side of the break... next on the valley's news leader./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk an david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. there is not a day that i don't think about david. her gold star mother, i felt such a sense of outrage. "she was standing there, she had nothing to say..." if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them.
suicide bomber kills at least 50 people at a wedding party in turkey. the blast was so powerful it shattered glass and took out chunks of concrete from buildings in a town near the turkish-syrian border. investigators said that suicide bobmer was between just 12 and 14 years old. experts beleve the attack was in retaliation for syrian kurdish advances on isis forces in syria. responsibility for the terror attack. ((michelle mortensen)) >> this morning, a new cbs news battleground tracker poll shows hillary clinton now six points ahead of donald trump in ohio--a crucial state for his campaign... as trump's campaign promised it's back on track. brian webb shows us how the republican nominee may be softening his stance on previous calls for the mass deportation of illegal immigrants.
possible shift in his stance on deporting millions of illegal immigrants sunday: (cnn kellyanne conway) what he supports is to make sure we enforce the law//that we are fair and humane to those who live among us in this country."// question: "deportation force?"//conway: "to be determined." the mixed signals on trump's 'deportation force' plan come as the republican nominee continued reaching out to minorities voters over the weekend. hillary clinton is on a fundraising blitz - 14 states in two weeks - as she tries to put behind her. her campaign manager addressed a more recent issue: denying foreign donors to the clinton foundation received any special treatment. (robby mook / clinton's campaign manager) "we have republicans in congress and right-wing groups do everything they can to make something out of nothing here." clinton will continue fund raising today in los angeles.
((brian loftus)) this week las vegas is in today... hillary clinton's v-p pick tim kane will be in las vegas. he will speak at the local 5-25 plumbers and pipefitters training center on legion way. he's expected to talk about the plan for jobs and the economy. if you would like to attend either of these events we've posted the information on our links section on las vegasnow dot com./// ((brian loftus)) and donald trump is scheduled to speak at south point arena in las vegas this friday for a town hall meeting.
((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)) ufc 202 packed a dragon punch and a round house kick this weekend ((brian loftus)) >> it sure did.... coming up ong good day we'll take a look at the rematch of the year between connor mcgregor and nate diaz. ((demetria obilor)) if the us presidential
you... the newest video of the youtube series "bad lip reading" show us some hilarious moments from the democratic national convention. with fake speeches from hillary clinton, barack obama, and his wife michelle obama. michelle obama: we ladies know how a player is but when they go helloo we go heyyy barack obama: i want to list a few words that sounds like real words, but aren't real. hondish...coddlesip....r especiment....complec togram....toelingus.....
but some days in the 90s are coming this week... startino neighborhoods in the 70s.... and possible showers and isolated thunderstorms today. ...... our high today of 98 is just a little below normal. we'll be right around 100 for the week. . two areas of circulation today will keep the chances of rain and possible thunderstorms today ,.... then we start to dry out and heat up a little this week./// let's take a look at the roads with demetria
now good day.. with "monday mornings with the mayors." each week we'll hear from one of our southern nevada local mayors. you can submit your questions on lasa boulder city's mayor rod woodbury will be here live in studio// ((brian loftus)) another successfull fight week is in the books. after nate diaz and conor mcgregor threw everything at each other for ufc 202. the fight took place at the t-mobile arena where mcgregor came out victorious in a majority decision. it was the second meeting between the two fighters. the last time they fought, diaz defeated mcgregor by submission./// ((brian loftus)) don't forget about our 8
can donate any non-perishable food items to benefit the las vegas rescue mission. you can drop off the goods at findlay acura in the valley auto mall. or at sudden impact on boulder highway./// ((michelle mortensen)) i scream....you scream....we all scream for ice cream. especially for one young pittsburgh pirates fan as soon as he was ready to do work on the ice cream.. he gets to aggressive when and he immediately gets a brain freeze. but he took it like a champ and continued to eat his ice cream.
you might want to take the umbrella with you.. because rain is expected throughout the day. sherry has the details in your weather now forecast. ((michelle mortensen)) >> plus -- a teen killed over an i-pad. the murder trial that will start today for the two men accused of the crime. ((brian loftus)) >> and, the 2016 summer olympics are in the books! the memories some people took away from the games. ((michelle mortensen)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((n, ((michelle mortensen)) thanks for waking up with us, i'm michelle mortensen in for kirsten. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. ((sherry swensk)) >> and i'm sherry swensk.