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cars and people on the roads... with the roughly 3-hundred and 20-thousand kids as well as 40-thousand teachers going back to class: (( last year at this time, in the beginning of the school year, the first full week. our traffic officers responded to 25 collisions in school zones. 14 of them involving a pedestrian, and 11 involving bicyclists. )) ((michael stevens)) >> the most recent complete data shows in the 2014-2015 scho june 15th, there were three pedestrian deaths and two bicyclists... involving kids between the ages know people could face a fine... learning more about the son of a las vegas city councilman... charged in a string of armed
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arrested friday morning after police say he robbed two fast food restaurants and a walgreens in just 15 minutes. a few hundred dollars was taken during those heists. metro says he is responsible for at least 7 other robberies as well. a police report says ross told police he needed the money to pay his hoa fees and he was behind on his bills. he also asked to call his father... councilman steve ross.. for advice. the ross family released a statement saying shane has been battling addictio cooperate with police./// ((michelle mortensen)) lightning lit up the valley skies last night.. putting on quite show. but on the roads ... the rain caused quite a mess. drivers plowed through flooded intersections like this one at lake mead and civic center. it was a similar scene at durango and ann. both flooded in just minutes after the rain started to fall. ((michelle mortensen)) and while we all know the motto ... turn around don't drown ... many drivers took their chances
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rescues... in the area./// ((michelle mortensen)) and more rain may be on the way ... so we aren't out of the woods yet ... are we sherry? ((sherry swensk)) maybe not... but we'll have to wait for it michelle. ................. we've had a lot of sunshine this morning... and it's very quiet out thee. the atmosphere got really worked over last night. ........... but the humidity is still high.... at around 40 percent.... and temps are very slow to warm up.... still just noon hour. ............... those ferocious storms dropped between one and two inches of rain in the northeast valley... with lesser amounts elsewhere. ............... weak ciruclation will drift toward the four corners and take most of the energy with it as the day
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but isolated storms over the mountains are still possible later in the day. .............. and temps will just make it into the upper 90s for the valley. it is possible that by the evening and tonight we could see some outflow winds triffering thunderstorms over the valley. your 7 day forecast is coming up in your weather now forecast./// the first of many plea deals is expected today in regards to the standoff at the bundy ranch. a new hampshire man is expected to plead guilty today ... and an arizona man is expected to take a similar deal thursday. you may recall the standoff happened back in april of 2014.... after b-l-m agents seized cattle cliven bundy had been grazing on the land illegally for decades. militia members from around the
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bundy and four of his sons are among 19 charged in this case. his sons also face charges for a similar standoff at an oregon wildlife refuge./// ((michelle mortensen)) we now know the name of the man killed in a construction accident at tivoli village yesterday. 30 year olf ricardo bautista of north las vegas ... fell to his death when a scaffolding collapsed on the site. osha is investigating. tivoli village stopped all construction on the site, and says it will only resume once it's been dm ((michelle mortensen)) fantasy football season is kicking into high gear..... even though you still can't play daily fantasy sports in nevada. today a state committee is debating rule changes that would allow fan duel and draft kings back in nevada. they were ordered to stop business last year because they did not have gambling licenses. this latest proposal would require a 10-thousand dollar licensing fee and background checks for major owners.///
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confiscating a record number of guns from airports across the country. last week 81 guns were found on people trying to board planes. 70 of them were loaded.. and 31 had a round in the chamber. officials say they also confiscated swords... throwing knives.... and even a machete during searches. just 2 weeks ago in reno a 3-d gun was confiscated loaded with live ammunition. /// ((michelle mortensen)) a late night t-v host is at the today. what jimmy kimmel asked hillary clinton.. that has people talking about at the water cooler. that's coming up on 8 news now, the valley's news leader. ((michelle mortensen)) ((michelle mortensen)) hillary clinton hillary clinton 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.
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reet 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
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about her emails.. and donald trump loosens his position on deporting undocumented immigrants. weija jiang is at the white house with the latest on the 2016 presidential race. ( sec. hillary clinton/(d) presidential nominee/courtesy: abc/jimmy kimmel live) "we've already released, i don't know, 30,000 plus so what's a few more." ( weijia jiang/cbs news/the white house) hillary clinton tried to laugh off the latest development in her email controversy. a federal judge has ordered the
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15-thousand additional emails the fbi discovered during its investigation of clinton's private server and release them to the public. ( jimmy kimmel/host: "jimmy kimmel live"/courtesy: abc/jimmy kimmel live) "have you considered using facetime instead of email?" "actually i think that's really good advice." ( weijia jiang/cbs news/the white house) the judge's ruling keeps clinton's emails in the news. (mark leibovich/new york times magazine) "through october, probably right up until election day, and that's not something any campaign would want." ( weijia jiang/cbs news/the white house) donald trump called the email episode t he's focusing on immigration this week. "we're gonna build a wall folks, we're going to build a wall." ( weijia jiang/cbs news/the white house) but trump is no longer saying he'll deport all 11-million undocumented immigrants estimated to be living in the u-s. (: donald trump/(r) presidential nominee/courtesy: fnc/the o'reilly factor) "the first thing we're gonna do, if and when i win, is we're gonna get rid of all of the bad ones." "as far as everybody else, we're going to go through the process." ( weijia jiang/cbs news/the white house) trump also told hispanics and african- americans to vote for him because he says the democrats have failed them.
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weijia jiang, cbs news, the white house. ((michelle mortensen)) meanwhile, donald trump will not be in southern nevada later this week. he canceled a rally at the south point scheduled for friday. no reason as to why it was cancelled. nevada g-o-p chair michael mcdonald confirmed the trump fundraiser in lake tahoe on friday however is still on./// ((michelle mortensen)) and remember ... 8 news now is your local election headquarters.. this campaign season.... on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((michelle mortensen)) a clos president obama is touring today... and what the people who live there are hoping to hear from him... and there could more rain be on the way here in the valley? sherry has details for us coming up next ... on 8 news now. stay with us. ((you're watching 8 news now at noon.))
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i'm catherine cortez 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
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ven threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood.
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rouge getting a first hand look at the devastation left by recent flooding: at least 13 people died in the flooding.. and 60-thousand had damaged or destroyed homes. there has been a call for outside volunteers to help with the massive clean up effort. 80 percent of people in louisiana do not have flood insurance.. so many are hoping for federal assistance./// ((sherry swensk)) a lot of sunshine right now and just a few clouds over the mountains... but the humidity is high and it won't take much to
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higher elevations later today. .............. temps will stay below normal - in the mid 90s at best for most neighborhoods. ............ we could still see some isolated valley storms tonight - not as clustered as last night - but still some lightning and possibly heavy rain. .............. temps are in the 80s mainly around valley. ............ the photos have been great and always appreciated sent in and posted by viewers like these of the rain... and of the vivid lightning. ........... the rain totals have been so impressive - swamping the east side with one to two inches last night. ............... temps will warm up as we dry out a little tomorrow. then 90s for the weekend.
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((michelle mortensen)) expanding self driving cars: (( it's going to show up quickly and change things dramatically )) >> the new companies getting on board.... that may help push the
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valley's news leader. ((you're watching 8
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the number of companies making self driving vehicles is growing. and daimler just tested out it's self driving truck on the hoover dam. >> at least four companies have licenses here to test so called "slef driving " vehicles in our state. and they iniclude hyundai.. kia... and delhi automotive. two people must still be t tested.. ((michelle mortensen)) and while they are not licensed in nevada yet... uber is putting self driving vehicles on the fast track too. the on-demand car service bought a company called otto that designed self driving big rigs. ohn blackstone tells us... they will be turning their sights on passenger cars soon, as well. (vo) at 55 miles an hour, with no one behind the wheel, otto has
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for test runs like the one we took on a busy freeway (matt) (driver) now we are engaged. (john) with that, the truck is driving itself. (matt) currently driving itself. a safety driver sits behind the wheel just in case, lior ron is cofounder of otto. ( lior ron/"otto" co-founder) (jb) your goal here is to build equipment that can be put onto any truck, // to make any truck a self-driving truck? (lr) correct. the announcement otto for an estimated $680 million dollars gives the ride sharing giant access to otto's advanced technology. ( lior ron/"otto" co-founder) "that will allow us to really get to that future sooner than later." that future is arriving in pittsburg where uber is introducing a fleet of new cars equipped to drive themselves. for now those uber cars will have a safety driver. but millions of uber drivers around the world may be
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no longer needed. (karl brauer/senior analyst, kelley blue book) "i think self-driving technology will be similar to cell phone technology of the last ten years. meaning, it's going to show up quickly and change things dramatically (: john blackstone/cbs news/san francisco) truck drivers may have more job security. otto's self-driving trucks are designed to operate only on highways. truckers will still be needed for everything off the highway. john blackstone, cbs news, san francisco. ((michelle mortensen)) uber's main competitor.. lyft.. is working with general motors on self-drn ((michelle mortensen)) one of the strip's newest residents is celebrating it's two year anniversary. what sls has had to overcome since it opened... next on 8 news now, the valley's news leader./// ((you're watching 8 news now at noon.))
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((michelle mortensen)) coming up today on eight news now at four... the lengths some will go to impress a woman how one man found himself stuck between two buildings trying to show off for one girl and how authorities were able to get him out./// ((michelle mortensen)) the s-l-s hotel and casino is celebrating it's 2nd anniversary. the modern hotel ns the north end of the strip. the s-l-s- did run into trouble though after opening. the president left after two months... the buffet closed and fred segal closed its stores inside. it also cut ties with the hilton hotels' loyalty program and lost tens of millions last year. the s-l-s' 289 room lux tower is now being transformed into the "w" hotel ... like a hotel within a hotel. the other two towers will be operated by the sls.///
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jennifer lawrence is the highest paid actress in the world. "the hunger games" star made 46-million dollars before taxes over the year. she can thank the movie series for her big bank. forbes said lawrence got an impressive piece of the massive box office of the third and final installments of "the hunger games". this is lawrence's second year in a row at the top of the list. second on the list...actress melissa mccarthy, pocketed 33-million. mccarthy starred in the boosted her earnings by 10 million dollars. /// that's all for 8 news now live at noon.. the valley's news leader. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and twitter.
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? >> wyatt: this is not the solution, steffy. >> steffy: there is no solution. that's why i have to go. >> wyatt: i know my mother is a huge problem. but she doesn't have to be the end of us. i won't accept that. she won't destroy our marriage. we'll figure it out. just don't leave! i can't do it anymore. >> wyatt: so we'll figure something else out! >> steffy: okay, tell me. tell me one thing we haven't tried. any way to get your mom out of our lives. tell me. >> wyatt: i know this is hard for you. my mother and your grandfather. trust me, i get it. i get why you're fed up and you're totally freaked out right now, but steffy, come on. i can't, i won't -- i won't let you walk out that door.

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