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i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. the death toll continues to rise in italy.. after a 6-point-2 earthquake rattled central italy.. killing 247. ((brian loftus)) >> italy's prime minister is expected to tour the damage area today. rescue workers are trying to find survivors. scott mclean is live from italy in central italy, a desperate race against time. in the search for survivors, emergency crews - and even bystanders - are contending with rough terrain, limited access and debris everywhere. aftershocks - some nearly as large as the initial six-point-two
area. c-n-ns barbie nadeau, had a close call reporting from survivors, emergency crews - and even bystanders - are contending with rough terrain, limited access and debris everywhere. aftershocks - some nearly as large as the initial six-point-two magnitude quake, continue to rock the area. c-n-ns barbie nadeau, the hard-hit village of saletta. (barbie nadeau/cnn correspondent) "well, the civil protection... whoa!!! whoa!! geez!!" (nats house collapses) most of the houses have collapsed, and the ones that haven't, look precariously close. since the earthquake struck, those who got out are sleeping outside, or in cars, unwilling and unable to go back inside. (maria sebastiani/lost home in earthquake) "i slept in the car tonight." others don't share the same fear. this man went back into his
his only protection was a bike helmet. in the devastated town of amatrice - the clock tower stands frozen-- it's hands stopped at 3:36 a-m, the moment the quake struck. rescuers there - overjoyed wednesday at the rescue of a little girl found alive in the rubble. first they saw a tiny foot... ...then a leg... in the video, a man seems to be talking to the girl, begging her to live (no font provided) "vie, julia. vi then - rescuers hoist the little girl out of the rubble. one bystander - crying out "beautiful girl!" in italian. (no font provided) "bella ragazza!" ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your
>> per clark county fire department: - the fire started just after midnight inside of a warehouse near polaris and harmon. - the address matches up to the people's autism foundation. - upon arrival firefighters the warehouse portion of the building. - they quickly called in more crews to help out. - in fear of the fire spreading to a local pet hotel they broke into the neighboring building to get all of the animals out safely. - crews were able to put out the fire. - right now, they're working inside to put out any hotspots. - we are told there was a lot of clothing burned in the warehouse. but don't know if they were materials collected during a recent back to school drive the people's autism foundation held.
started. - no word on the estimated damages. per clark county fire department: - the fire started just after midnight inside of a warehouse near polaris and harmon. - the address matches up to the people's autism foundation. - upon arrival firefighters noticed large flames coming from the warehouse portion of the building. ((kirsten joyce)) the list of potential n-f-l stadium sites in las vegas.. is expected to be narrowed down later this morning. representatives from majestic realty and the las ve casino company.. are meeting with an oversight committee.. to discuss two sites for a potential n-f-l team. they want to get their plan by january before n-f-l owners decide whether to let the oakland raiders move right here to las vegas. stadium proponents want to use the 750- million in hotel tax revenue to pay for the stadium. they estimate it will cost from one- point-7 billion to 2- point- 1 billion depending on land costs. /// ((brian loftus)) talk about having a green thumb... why several dogs are showing up
we want you to be part of our 8 news now good day.. just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. and post a picture of you and your dog with your morning cup of coffee. 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced every friday during the 6am newscast./// ((kirsten joyce)) speaking of pets.. some dogs in texas look like
take a look.. the dogs have green paws! but the reason is due to the park being treated with a special mix.. to make it look shiny and green for an upcoming festival. the mix is e-p-a approved, and it washes off for both pets and people. the blue- green powder shouldn't be an issue any longer. once it rains or the mix is watered down... it'll go right into the soil. /// sherry how's the weather today?
.. a system moving in from the coast tomorrow will have some cold air aloft... and that will provide instability for storms tomorrow and saturday. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((brian loftus)) police say a 63-year-old human trafficking.. and police believe there could be more victims. david coil is accused of luring underage teens to become prostitutes through posts on craigslist.
could go as far back as last fall. 8 news now spoke with a few of coil's neighbors... and say they've had several run- in's about maintaining his property. coil is scheduled to make his first court appearance sometime this week. if you know of any additional victims in this case, call crime stoppers. /// ((brian loftus)) the son of a las vegas city councilman... accused in a string of robberies... made his first appearance in court yesterday. shane ross faces a number of charges in connection to ten robberies. his bail was set at 60- thousand- dollars... and a preliminary hearing has las vegas councilman steve ross released a statement through a family spokesperson... saying shane has battled addiction problems in the past./// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) the off-ramp to south rancho from southbound 95 remains closed so crews can work on project neon. there are cones out along lv blvd.
hillary clinton is calling for epi-pen sales to lower its price. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, waking up dark and early has its benefits. jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning brian and kirsten! the biotech sector is dragging down the markets this week. the dow fell 65 pionts. the nasdaq dropped 42.// shares of epi pen drug maker mylan fell another five percent yesterday... there's more outrage over steep price increases for the life saving allergy medicine. a bi partisan group of senators sent a letter to the f-d-a...
alternatives to the epi pen-- which is on many parent's back to school list.// ford is recalling more than 88-thousand cars and s-u-vs because of a fuel pump issue that can cause the engine to stall without warning. the recall includes certain taurus, flex- wagon, and lincolns.. model years 2013 thru 2015.// ((brian loftus)) >> and jill --- for everyone getting up before dawn.. we've got some good company? a: apple ceo tim cook says he starts his day at 4-am... reports... some call it the most productive hour. early birds can get a head start on their day... without the distraction of technology and social media-- and people fighting for your attention.// /// demetria obilor
school zones go back into effect... and, if past years are any indication, it would seem that some people don't know the rules of these zones, and that's what's driving metro crazy. "what's really driving metro crazy is we have an important day coming up. it's august 29; that's the first day of school. and a lot of folks don't realize that in a school zone you can't make u-turns, you can't jaywalk, you can't speed. kids are our future. if nobody takes care of our kids, except for us, we're gonna have big problems. so, everybody, needs to pull it together. when it's not posted, you can not make a u-turn any time when children are present. period. if you do, it's four points on your record. if you're caught speeding in a school zone, it's four points on your record and any minor violation is four points on your record and parents, don't take your children, dragging them across the street by their hands in the middle of the roadways. it's extremely dangerous. school's have crosswalks designated with crossing guards to get your children to and from school safely.
their children. a lot parents will pull up, they'll double park, they'll triple park, so let's please not do that this year. so , take your kid to a designated drop off, and if schools don't have one, make it as safe as you can for your children. use the posted crosswalks, walk your children in and out of school, and everyone will be much safer." ((demetria obilor)) >> to reiterate what officer pilette said, you will get four points for any minor violation in a school zone. all it takes is 12 your license is gone. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you.///
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 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 to eliminate funding for planned parenthood.
an overnight fire breaks out an autism center. the hot spots they're putting out this morning.. as they investigate. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- keeping our k-9 officers safe. the organization that's helping the dogs be safe in the line of duty. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, breezy winds for our thursday! plus, sherry says there's another chance for rain heading into theee valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> thanks for waking up with us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. firefighters have been out all night long .. battling a pretty big fire at the peoples autism foundation. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live on scene near polaris and harmon with the very
>> per clark county fire department: - the fire started just after midnight inside of a warehouse near polaris and harmon. - the address matches up to the people's autism foundation. - upon arrival firefighters noticed large flames com building. - they quickly called in more crews to help out. - in fear of the fire spreading to a local pet hotel they broke into the neighboring building to get all of the animals out safely. - crews were able to put out the fire. - right now, they're working inside to put out any hotspots. - we are told there was a lot of clothing burned in the warehouse.
a recent back to school drive the people's autism foundation held. - investigators are on the scene, looking into how the fire started. - no word on the estimated damages. ((brian loftus)) >> ((michael stevens)) >> ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) weather looking today? ((sherry swensk)) nice clear skies this morning... this morning... you can see the moon and the
filling teacher vacancies around the valley. right now, the district is starting the new school year with 325 teacher vacancies... most of those.... at-risk schools, elementary schools. for now, those classrooms will be taught by substitute teachers. the school district is trying to ensure parents and students.. that there will be a licensed teacher in the classroom: (( meg nigro, executive director, recruitment & development "it puts our kids who are already at a disadvantage because they may not have some foundation skills then to start the year wit not what we want." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> this year, the state department is allowing incoming educators provisional licenses... and that a five- thousand dollar incentive from nevada's legislature for select schools... will not be spread out over the entire year. /// ((kirsten joyce)) meanwhile, our state a-c-t scores are the worst in the nation. the average composite score of nevada students was a 17-point-7 out of 36. that's the lowest of 18 states
((brian loftus)) the father of the teen killed over an ipad.. was the first to take the stand in the murder trial of michael solid. ivan arenas told the jury he bought his son an ipad for getting good grades in school. 15-year-old marcos arenas was buying food with his best friend moments before the deadly robbery. police say michael solid was behind the wheel of an s-u-v.. when he ran over arenas. the other man accused in this case, jason dismont, plead guilty earlier this month. prosecutos evidence including surveillance video and witness statements. /// ((brian loftus)) metro police opened up a brand new location to keep locals safe. 8 news now got a tour of the "spring valley area command", near durango and sahara. we're told the location was picked to better serve the community: the spring valley area command will serve a wide area... from downtown summerlin to china town... and summerlin south to 'the lakes.'/// ((brian loftus)) coming up on 8 news now
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strip headliner britney spears will soon be getting her own bio-pic that explains her rise to fame. the lifetime network announced her bio-pic will be called "britney". it will showcase her upbringing in louisiana... to stardom.. to her not-so-hot times in the late 2000's. actress natasha bassett will play the pop princess in the two- hour film. a britney spears rep told entertainment weekly.. the singer will not be contributing to the project.
thunderstorms tomorrow and saturday. ........ more today... gusts to 20 or 25 mph for most areas. .. a system moving in from the coast tomorrow will have some cold air aloft... and that will provide instability for storms tomorrow and saturday. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((brian loftus)) there's no other way to celebrate the dog days of summer... than with a "paw-ty!" here with us this morning is cathy brooks, owner of the hydrant
las vegas metro police department's k9 officers! ((brian loftus)) let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// ((demetria obilor)) the right shoulder is blocked on southbound i-15 at us 95 in the spaghetti bowl. expect some slow downs. pretty quiet, but you're dealing with construction at 215 and lone mountain. crews are working to build out the beltway up here.
prince recorded, as well as his editing suites, rehearsal rooms .. and the massive sound stage and concert hall where prince rehearsed and held private events. tours will begin on october third. prince died without a will in april.. from an accidental overdose./// ((kirsten joyce)) ladies, forget about those dainty pearls in your jewelry box... because this is the pearl you really want. it was discovered inside a giant clam in the philippines. according to puerto city tourism... the pearl weighs feet long and one foot wide. but gemologists still need to verify its weight and value. right now, the pearl of lao tzu is the largest... weighing at 14 pounds. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your
((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) pretty early light, but seeing some of that smoke in the air. we still have an air quality advisory for those sensitive to .............. temps in the 80s around the valley and some 70s. ........ breezy winds today up to 20 or 25 mph through the day...
95 in the spaghetti bowl. expect some slow downs. back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) start your week on 8 news now good day.. with "monday week we'll hear from one of our southern nevada local mayors. you can submit your questions 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)) apple lovers are on edge... ((kirsten joyce)) >> the new devices the tech giant could be coming out with .. in today's 8 on your side. ((brian loftus)) plus... this seal managed to outsmart its predator.. it's great escape... while hitching a ride with some onlookers. those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader.///
good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. the death toll continues to rise in italy.. after a 6-point-2 earthquake rocked the country... ((brian loftus)) >> more than 200 people dead .. and rescues are battling time ... trying to find survivors buried in the rubble. ((kirsten joyce)) scott mclean is near one of the hardest hit areas in central italy, a desperate race against time. in the search for survivors, emergency crews - and even bystanders - are contending with rough terrain, limited access and debris everywhere. aftershocks - some nearly as large as the initial six-point-two magnitude quake, continue to rock the area. c-n-ns barbie nadeau, had a close call reporting from the hard-hit village of saletta.