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rain. now we're back to the triple digit heat. sherry will tell us about it. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...the first day of school is over. but the ccsd is still dealing with an overcrowding issue. ((brian loftus)) >> and... south highland residents are blaming interior damage to their homes because of nearby construction. we'll take a look at how bad the damage is. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leades ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) the first day of school jitters are gone. now students can worry about getting through the rest of the year. thanks for waking up with us i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) and i'm keristen joyce. as kids return to the classroom -- there is a chronic problem for one of the country's largest school districts... overcrowding. for ccsd -- overcrowded classrooms is a matter of
located near durango and blue diamond road. it should have 800 students. instead it has about 1,300. many of them inside 28 portable buildings -- that's more than any other school. ((ccsd supt. pat skorkowsky we know that a portable is not the ideal situation the goal is to get rid of every portable, we have new campuses at the elementary level that are springing up all over town, we have additions on some of our older schools where we don't have enough land to build a new school and rezone ((kirsten joyce)) >> this school and a handful of others will find relief in 2019. but there is no current plan to relieve the dozens of middle and high schools huddled into portables. ((brian loftus)) and yesterday was also the first day of class for local college students. u-n-l-v and the college of southern nevada both welcomed students. this was the largest freshman class ever for u-n-l-v... in fact... some students are having to temporarily live in hotel rooms because the dorms are over- capacity.///
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is called wesco.. many residents have said that they reached out to the construction company... but they haven't gotten a response (( quick nat pop 06:31:51 tina: the cracks in the ceiling are really bad :53 )) (( quick nat pop 51:46 liz: this way here and see it? its all the way to the end :52)) (( quick nat pop 56:44 nicholas: i looked up and i saw in the bedroom the wall starting the separate from the ceiling :47 )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> several neighbors have already filed lawsuits...becau se the construction company said they weren't responsible. we've tried to get in contact with the company who's behind out of salt lake city so far they haven't responded./// ((brian loftus)) a bullhead city man is accused of trying to kill his two week-old daughter. bullhead city police arrested 29-year-old jeremy cowan. on august 14-th, the little girl was transported to las vegas for a fractured skull and brain hemorrhage. after police learned that cowan threw the girl head first on a hardwood floor. the long term condition for the baby is unknown at this time.
department of child safety./// ((brian loftus)) and the 53-year-old man who claims he's british royalty is due will be in court this morning to face a burglary charge. alexander montagu- manchester is accused in a break-in at a home in july. he's also set to appear in court wednesday in a separate false police report case. then on thursday, he faces a judge for a 20-15 d-u-i. he tells police he's the 13-th duke of manchester. he's represented by court-appointed public defn a community mourns the loss of two nuns after they were brutally murdered. ((kirsten joyce)) >> coming up we'll take a look at the memorial that was held in their honor and at the upcoming trial for their alleged killer. ((brian loftus)) >> and the world of enetertainment loses one of their own. we'll take a look at the life of gene wilder./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
((kirsten joyce)) the man accused of killing two nuns in mississippi will stay behind bars. last night, a judge ordered rodney sanders to be held without bond. it comes hours after sisters paula merrill and margaret were honored during a memorial service. after they were murdered inside their mississippi home over the weekend.
merrill's nephew) "they dedicated their lives to doing the little things that so many people in this world just don't do for one another, just total strangers.")) ((kirsten joyce)) >> so far investigators have released little about 46 year old rodney sanders, the man they say confessed to the crime. sanders is facing capital murder, burglary and grand larceny charges./// ((brian loftus)) the impeachment trial of brazil's president continues to spark violence and outrage in brazil. yesterday protests protests erupted in rio and in the capital of brasilii rousseff. in sao paulo, protesters built barricades and riot police responded by firing tear gas and using a water cannon to extinguish the fire./// ((brian loftus)) >>< and black lives matters protesters are continuing to remember philando castile and others who lost their lives in police-involved shootings. about two dozen people lined in minnesota near castiles peace garden. in july, st. anthony police officer geronimo yanez shot castile during a traffic stop along that road.
people to forget about what happened to castile. another group is planning a rally to protest police killings this saturday in st. paul./// ((kirsten joyce)) football star colin kaepernick is getting blow-back from the world of sports and the political world for refusing to stand during the national anthem. after he says he's quote "not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color." criticism - is coming from his e "i acknowledge his right to do that, "but i don't respect the motivation or the action." ((trump) "maybe he should find a country that works better for him, let him try. it won't happen." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> kaepernick did get some high profile support from film director spike lee.
((brian loftus)) >> gene wilder, the who's mostly known for his unforgettable roles as willy wonka in "willy wonka and the chocolate fa 83. he died sunday night at his home in stamford, connecticut, from complications from alzheimer's disease. wilder was a master at playing panicked characters caught up in schemes that only a madman such as brooks could devise./// sherry how's the weather today?
and today looks even hotter, so lots of water in the backpacks for the kids today. ............ stay cool and grab the sunscreen, summer is not over yet. ............ temps right now around the valley still in the warm 80s this morning. ............. crazy weather in the rockies with hail coming down in sheets in colorado springs. ............. temps will spenda nother couple of days in the 100s then cooler
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heat for another week. but the heat might bearable during labor day weekend. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...senator harry reid is calling for an fbi investigation against russia. for a potential election hacking. ((brian loftus)) >> and... sheldon adelson... offering up hundreds of millions of dollars to build the raiders stadium.. why he would spend so much money .. on something in which he will have no ownep 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) this morning, nevada senator harry reid is requesting an fbi investigation into the threat of russia manipulating the u.s. presidential race thanks for waking up with us i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus this request is coming after reports that foreign hackers broke into the illinois voter registration