tv 8 News Now Good Day CBS August 22, 2016 5:00am-6:01am PDT
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.
pockets... along with donating materials to new teachers. /// ((michelle mortensen)) this week, the son of mayor pro tem steve ross, will make his first court appearance. shane ross was arrested on friday... after being accused of a series of motorcycle robberies and burglaries. his father released a statement saying --quote-- "our entire family is stunned and devastated at this development. shane has battled addiction problems for sometime and may still be struggling with those demons. we are encouri cooperate with police to help determine exactly what has taken place." shane will be in court wednesday. /// ((michelle mortensen)) >> today... one of the two men accused of killing a teen over his i-pad back in 20-13 will stand trial. ((brian loftus)) >> michael solid faces life in prison... if found guilty in the murder of 15-year-old marcos arenas. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live outside the regional justice center this morning with what's expected. good morning michael?
for the family of marcos arenas... its been a long wait for today. trial will officially begin against michael solid. prosecutors say him and another man jacob dismont are responsible for killing 15-year-old marcos arenas back in 20-13. witnesses say dismont jumped out of an s-u-v on charleston boulevard... ran up to the 15 year old... punched him... and stole his i-pad. li men... and was eventually run over... and killed by their s-u-v. family members remember the teenager as a good kid: ((ivan arenas // father: it's not going to bring my baby back. whether they get life or they get out tomorrow it's not going to change the fact that i'm not going to be able to hug my son anymore.)) ((cherann escalante // marcos's aunt: i will remember him by his smile. every time you saw him he had a smile that nobody else could have. i will remember him by his spirit and his respectful ways. he was a very good boy, a very
>> prosecutors say after running over arenas... police found the white ford explorer used in the robbery with brand new tires. investigators scoured through jacob dismont's text messages. in it, they found several messages between him and his half brother... urging him to disguise the s-u-v to hide it from police. medical records show the 15-year-old suffered massive brain swelling and severe internin dismont plead guilty for his part in the case. trial for michael solid is set for around 9-am. ((brian loftus)) the red cross calls louisiana's flooding the worst disaster since superstorm sandy... the number of homes that have been damaged.. as clean- up efforts are underway. ((michelle mortensen)) >> and -- you have the green signal, but no one's stopping.
((brian loftus)) u-s swimmer ryan lochte issued an apolgy up robbery scandal. lochte apologized on social media for his behavior... after saying he was robbed at gunpoint with three other u-s swimmers at a rio gas station. in a televised interview, he added he "over- exaggerated" the story. he wrote on an instagram post --quote-- "i should have been much more responsible in how i handled myself and for that am sorry." the u-s olympic committee says further action is being taken.
the 2016 summer olympic games are officially over.. after 21 days of fierce competition. ((michelle mortensen)) >> but our olympic correspondent jacque jovic is helping us releive the best moments of the games .... with this story she filed from rio. people from around the world converge on rio... to celebrate excellence... ((sean christmas/usa)) "the things i remember the most... usain bolt... this is the third time i've seen him run. he's been amazing each see the hometeam win... ((grace brailsford-cato/usa)) "probably the best event was last night at maracana and seeing brazil win the fans were crazy and you couldn't hear anything in the stadium and that was really exciting." also exciting for many... watching what it takes to pull off an international event of this magnitude. ((lucas green/usa)) "it was really neat being able to see how many countries come
today. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((brian loftus)) this morning, the blue cut fire is now 85- percent contained... after nearly sparking a week ago in southern california. 100 homes and 200 buildings. mandatory evacuations have been lifted... some who are heading home say it's a huge relief: (( eric johnston//returning home:"it's really nice to come home and know that eveything is standing and all of our friends homes and that they're safe and their homes are still standing: thank you firefighters absolutley")) ((brian loftus)) fire crews have urged those who are returning home to be cautious... as many firefighters are still patrolling hot spots in the area. still no word on what caused the fire./// ((brian loftus))
is expected to make a visit in louisiana... after the state suffered from catastrpic flooding. the state government reports nearly 60- thousand homes are damaged. that's a 50- percent increase compared to what the governor said last week. but officials say some areas are still underwater.. so the count could go up. the red cross says the flooding is the nation's worst disaster since superstorm sandy in 2012. forecasters say it will be awhile until the floodwaters recede. /// ((michelle mortensen)) 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 say 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. so far no one has claimed responsibility for the terror attack./// let's get a check of the roads with demetria.
dozens of big tech companies are forming a strike... what they're going up against to make sure you're not getting phony phonecalls. ((michelle mortensen)) >> plus -- still thinking about booking that next trip? when you can expect to see the cheapest flight deals.. coming up next on 8 news now good day..
for seniors like barbara, social security makes a difference every month. but for the wall street types who've given congressman joe heck's campaigns over $500,000, social security could
mean billions of dollars in fees. that's what privatizing social security means and why joe heck and wall street support it. under heck's privatization plan, retirement security gets risked on the stock market. and the wall street types supporting joe heck make billions. whose side are you on? senate majority pac is responsible
the nasdaq opens today after its eighth week in a row of gains... on friday-- the dow fell 45 points. the nasdaq fell one point-- but again... ros the federal reserve meets this week at jackson hole... investors will be watching for any clues about when the fed could raise interest rates. yesterday the bank's vice chairman stanley fisher said the u.s. economy is close to job and inflation targets--- which means a rate hike this year is still on the table.// and some promising news e those automated, pre-recorded telephone calls. more than 30 technology companies - including at&t, verizon and comcast- are joining forces with the government to form a 'robocall strike force.' the group plans to come up with new tools and techniques to block unwanted calls.// brian and michelle? ((brian loftus)) >> and jill -- we hear tomorrow could be a good day for cheap flights. explain! a: if you're looking to book your next trip--- tomorrow could be the day to do
there is a right-turn only green arrow, but opposite traffic comes barreling through cutting us off, nearly hitting pedestrians. vegas to see if there were any issues with the signal head. city staff went out and discovered no problems with the light or its programming. they determined the light was acting as it should, only allowing the northbound right-turn arrow to be displayed when all of the opposing traffic have a red indicator displayed. so, it would seem that people are just running the red light, which means this is an enforcement issue. the city says they will be more than happy to inform metro of the problem, but also
some much needed rain! sherry explains which areas could see thunderstorms... in your weather now forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- a teen killed three years ago over an i-pad. the man standing trial.. after being accused of the crime. ((michelle mortensen)) >> and, being charged with hidden monthly fees. the company that's helping you cancel the subscriptions you no longer want. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.))
las vegas. kaine will sk near lamb and bonanaza, at 11:30-am. doors open to the public at nine. he'll highlight clinton's plan on creating jobs and improving the economy. before that, kaine will meet with catherine cortez- masto.. at the iron workers international 43-rd convention.. at the mirage at 9:30. /// ((michelle mortensen)) meanwhile, on the republican side... donald trump will also be here this week. he's scheduled to speak at the south point casino arena in las vegas on friday. the town hall is free to the
these events is up on our website... las vegas now dot com. /// ((michelle mortensen)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((michelle mortensen)) >> one of the two men accused of killing a 15-year-old for his i-pad will stand trial. ((brian loftus)) >> marcos arenas died back in 20-13... now one of his two suspected killers will have their day in court. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live outside the regional justice center... michael, the family has been waiting for this d right? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, michelle... that's right. they had a small victory earlier this month when jacob dismont... one of the two suspected killers plead guilty for his part in the case. today... trial will officially begin against michael solid. prosecutors say him and dismont are responsible for killing 15-year-old marcos arenas back in 20-13. witnesses say dismont jumped out
boulevard... ran up to the 15 year old... punched him... and stole his i-pad. police say arenas ran after the men... and was eventually run over... and killed by their s-u-v. former classmates of the 15-year-old say they still can't believe something like this happened to their friend: ((ronnie beaner // friend at bonanza: he was like the kid that everyone wants to see, he's funny, he's fun to be around, he's athletic, he's the kind of kid you'll never see just sitting there. he's always doing something.)) ((michelle chuahap // always makes you laugh no matter what the situation was. he's always going to stick up for you no matter what the situation is.)) ((michael stevens)) >> prosecutors say after running over arenas... police found the ford explorer used in the robbery with brand new tires. investigators scoured through jacob dismont's text messages. in it, they found several
urging him to disguise the s-u-v to hide it from police. medical records show the 15-year-old suffered massive brain swelling and severe internal injuries. again, earlier this month... dismont plead guilty for his part in the case. trial for michael solid is set for around 9-am. ((brian loftus)) metro police are investigating two separate homicides... that happened just an hour apart on two separate homicides... that happened just an hour apart on saturday. the first call came in near found a body in a backyard. neighbors in the area say they heard a loud noise they thought were fireworks. police say the victim died from a gunshot wound. no one is in custody. /// ((brian loftus)) the second homicide happened near tropicana and maryland, at the parkway villas apartment complex. police were called to a fight between two men.. where one of the victims suffered from a head injury. it's still unclear on what led to the incident. this is the 110th homicide in metro's jurisidiction this year. /// ((brian loftus))
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masto and i approve this message. four years ago i was diagnosed with breast cancer but early treatment saved my life. so i'm really outraged that joe heck voted ten times to defund planned parenthood which thousands of nevada women depend on for cancer screenings. congressman heck even threatened to shut down the federal government
questions. you can submit them on las vegas now dot com... and then tune in on monday during the 6am newscast.. to see if your question was answered.// ((brian loftus)) this weekend, the people who have played a key part in our local news... came together for the nevada broadcasters hall of fame gala. ((michelle mortensen)) >> several members from our 8 news now team received the lifetime achievement award... most notably paula francis. during her acceptance speech, she thanked those who helped her along her career path... and also gave advice on thriving in the business: ((that privilege enables you to ng no voice and those who work hard everyday who come home to get the facts from you... you owe it to them to tell the truth.)) ((michelle mortensen)) >> each inductee has served at least 20 years in broadcasting... with five of those years being right here in nevada./// sherry how's the weather today?
................. some lightning and gusty winds expected.... with storms across the desert today. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((brian loftus)) musical artist frank ocean finally dropped some new music after four years. the singer released a visual album called "endless". the 12 songs run over a ack and but if that wasn't enough, oceay apple over the weekend. /// ((michelle mortensen)) online sites offer free shipping and discounts just to attract more customers... but sometimes those offers come with a cost you weren't even aware of! julie watts explains. for walt landers, it was diet pills... for marilyn maffley, free shippin to find -- what they "thought" was a one-time purchase - was actually a re-occurring "subscription" (walt) "it's like what the heck is this" (marilyn) the dollar total is about 260 dollars." both were surprised to find what they thought was a one time purchase was actually a reoccuring subscription. (yahya mokhtarzada/founder, truebill) "the average number of subscriptions has double over 18 months." yahya mokhtarzada is the founder of "true bill," a
about.... no longer need... or never knew they signed up for to begin with. from software to razor blades.... more and more companies are moving to a subscription model. and in some cases you may not realize you've even subscribed. ere's the eopage." ya points to mpanies that offer big scous to -calledips... de for - members d montlhy - whether you buy something or not... ahymokhtarzada/founder, truebil) "what you thought was a 25 dollar purchase actually becomes a 50 a month recurring charge." of course you can cancel any time... once you realize you've subscribed...but yaya says in some cases, it's not that easy. (yahya mokhtara ther are companies that are sneakiy about signing you up for the subsciprion and thern ther are those that make it hard to cancel. true bill's "free" service.... scours your accounts for recurring charges... and cancels the ones you dont want. yaya says news papers and gyms tend to be the hardest to cancel. his advice - pay attention before clicking purchase.. or you may pay... again and again julie watts, cbs news, san francisco. let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria over to demetria for a check of
((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) we want you to be part of our 8 news now good day.. just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. and upload a picture of you and your dog enjoying your moring coffee. our lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced every friday during t newscast./// ((michelle mortensen)) revenge is sweet... especially taking it in the ring! ((brian loftus)) >> who conquered the title for u-f-c 202 at the t-mobile arena.. /// ((brian loftus)) welcome back to the
a week of insults and trash talk all ended inside the ring... as conor mcgregor and nate diaz squared off for u-f-c 202. mcgregor came out victorious at the t-mobile arena in a majority decision. this was the second time the two fighters went head- to- head. the last time they found, diaz defeated mcgregor by submission. /// ((demetria obilor)) trending now... one woman is becoming the coolest grandma on the block. known as the "grandma uber". she helps young women and their friends get around time... and without the worry of getting home safely. she says we hear so many stories of women getting attacked.. when all they're trying to do is get home after a night out. ray-dings drives about 500 men and women every week... and feels proud she can keep them safe. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast.
and higher humidity than we're used to in the desert. ........... possible showers and today... so if you're looking to head up to take a hike and get away from the heat... you won't escape possible lightning and gusty winds - and maybe some heavy rain. .................. the lake could get choppy waters today...
outflow winds from storms in arizona will affect the lake, too, so watch for that. ............. valley storms will be possible as the day goes on with highs in the upper 90s. then we start drying out tuesday and low 100s return midweek. ............ high temps settle into the upper 90s and near 100 by the end of the week and through our last weekend of august ((demetria obilor)) construction is underway in the northwest on the state's centennial bowl proejct. this crash on northbound 215 and charleston is clearing up.
freeze! his parents were trying to feed him some ice cream... but every time he wanted some more... he couldn't stand how cold it was. he got it through it like a champ. /// ((brian loftus)) next monday.. kids will be dreading the alarm clock going off for school... ((michelle mortensen)) >> tips to get your child back ((brian loftus)) plus... boulder city's mayor is starting his day with us ... we get your questions answered .. in monday mornings with the mayor. those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// ((brian loftus))