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(( we've had times where we had no warning )) ((dave courvoisier)) >> 8 news now learns of new problems in southern highlands... as another round of blasts are set to start. ((denise valdez)) >> an unexpected development in the presidential race... is donald trump on his way... to mexico? the big rumor tonight and why he could be headed south of the border. ((tedd florendo)) >> two major hurricanes swirling in the pacific... we're tracking both as they bear down on the hawaiin islands. don't miss your weather now forecast on the valley's news leader voice over: "now, live...this is 8 news now at eleven." ((dave courvoisier)) neighbors in the southern highlands remain on edge tonight... as another round of construction blasting is set to resume tomorrow. thanks for joining us live at 11... i'm dave courvoisier. ((denise valdez)) >> and i'm denise valdez. construction for a new housing development has homeowners worried that blasting will have damaging consequences to the structure and resale value of their homes... ((dave courvoisier)) >> but that's far from the
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the nearby explosions are also taking an emotional toll on some families. katie boer joins us live with their stories. katie? ((katie boer)) >>dave and denise... yesterday i spoke with a vietnam veteran and purple heart recipient with p-t-s-d living in this neighborhood... the blasts triggered tramautic episodes for him.. but he's not the only resident here that this is taking a unique toll on. ((nats of her showing structural damage )) diana batista first started families home back in july... ((quicker nats of her showing different structural damage )) she began recognizing the structural problems after constrution crews began clearing the way for the highland hills development project..taking place just beyond her house. meaning... this normally quiet street where her three boys love to play has been experiencing some startling recent interuptings (( 02:08:25 landen: well theres been some blasting :28 ))
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diana's even more concerned about the emotional toll. (( 01:53:53 diana: i have 3 children with autism, one of them is pretty sever as far as the extent of his anxiety. 54:01 so we've had times where we had no warning and he ran out of the house as soon as the blasting happened wondering was that a tornado? was that an earthquake? 54:10 is the house going to fall down :12 )) (( 02:05:28 bransen: it sounds really loud :30 it like shakes the house :33 ... it's likereally weird :36 )) she says all three of her autistic children started experiencing triggering outbursts. her youngest, four year old graysen started smearing feces on the walls -- something he's never done before. ((55:00 diana: that started after the blasting :01 -- :04 it was right after the first blast :06 )) and while their new therapy puppy has provided some comfort to the kids... it didn't stop this concerned mom from reaching out to the construction company wesco. ((52:01 diana: i kind of got the impression that my
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um...person :09 )) ((katie boer)) >>back live diana told us she did recieve a notice about the blasting like these ones stuffed into mailboxes with no postage... but not all blasts have taken place during the scheduled time. also i want to note.. i spoke with commissioner susan brager today. she she says she plans to come visit with some neighboors and check out the extent of the damage and what can be done this friday. ((den the next blast was set for tomorrow. is that still on? ((katie boer)) >> according to this notice some residents recieved yes,
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and noon. we did finally hear from the construction company they said "no comment". ((dave courvoisier)) a sad night for the state of nevada. we remember the life of bonnie fairchild bryan... bryan passed earlier today due to complications from leukemia. she served as first lady to nevada governor richard bryan in the 1980's. the bryans were married for 54 years.. she is survived by the former governor and their three children. we spoke with former governor bob miller and former first lady sandy miller about the legacy she leaves behind: (( fmr. governor bob miller: "bonnie was such a hard worker, so much into people, always caring, always listening, always helping. and she was a great role model for us to follow." fmr. nevada first lady
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who was kind and accepting and remembered your name. she was a remarkable woman." )) ((dave courvoisier)) >> funeral services have not yet been announced. reaction has been pouring in from dignitaries tonight... governor sandoval writes that "bonnie bryan served as nv's first lady with elegance, grace and an incredible strength of character." he extends his condolences to the bryan family. a statement... saying "a light went out in the las vegas firmament with the loss of bonnie bryan. her effervescent nature, charming wit, and generous heart will long be remembered. she set the gold standard." and mayor carolyn goodman writes "she has always been the quintessential lady, friend and first lady in all she did and all whom she touched. this is an enormous loss for the community, and she will be missed beyond words can express."/// ((denise valdez)) the murder trial of
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jury. jurors heard closing arguments in the ipad murder case today -- as well as a courtroom outburst. nia wong joins us live with today's developments... and those closing statements jurors must now consider. nia? ((nia wong)) >> solid's attorneys have been trying to frame marcos arenas' death as an accident... saying solid didn't mean to run over the bonanza high school student. the state argued otherwise--saying accident or not....solid should be convicted of 1st degree murder. the state says jacob dismont and mich 15 year old marco arenas of his i-pad 3 years ago. when the duo tried to escape with the device in a ford explorer....solid was behind the wheel as he ran over the teenager, ulitimately killing him. (( "that's enough, that's enough the jury will disregard the outburst" )) michael solid and his family voiced their objections as prosecutors gave their closing statement. ((prosecutor: the law says it does not matter if the killing, was intentional, unintentional or accidental.. ))
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from arenas...the state argued solid should be convicted of 1st degree murder. ((defense: "we didn't dispute a lot of the evidence...(stitch) what we dispute is the interpretation of that evidence )) solid's defense urged the jury not to convict him for conspiracy and 1st degree. ((defense: -"michael solid did not conspire with dismont to rob that ipad...solid did not agree to help dismont rob that ipad.")) the state's rebuttal cited surveillance footage and ceon bolster their conspiracy claim. ((prosecutor: the felony murder rule applies to everyone who is engaged in a conspiracy or who aid or abetted him in a crime like robbery he committed. )) ((nia wong)) >> the jury went into deliberations late this afternoon but did not come out with a verdict. they'll be back tomorrow at 9 a-m. dismont pleaded guilty earlier this month and is scheduled to be sentenced in october. reporting live. nia wong 8 news now./// ((dave courvoisier)) a hurricane warning is
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as category three hurricane madeline approaches. hawaii's governor has already signed an emergency proclamation for the state... as madeline grows closer... with another storm, lester, right behind it. the state is just over 30-some hours away from feeling the effects. tedd's got his eye on the pacific tonight... ((tedd florendo)) ( hotter today than yesteray with clear skies. breezes have picked up a little as well around the region up to 20 mainly. not anticipating any alert for wind today and the rest of the week. warm up through the week however with temps peaking on thursday and friday. humidity remains very dry as well. .......................... ......... .................. evening planner calling for warm temperatures through the night with light breezes again. plenty of 90's this evening with 11pm temps nice and comfortable. commute temps should be in the 80's again and hotter tomorrow. but your morning should be nice with light winds increasing by afternoon. we''ll have more on the rest of the week coming up.
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a campaign official says donald trump could make a last-minute trip to mexico tomorrow... hours before he delivers a highly- anticipated speech on immigration. trump has made illegal immigration and his call for a wall along the u-s - mexico border a centerpiece of his campaign. but recently he's suggested he could soften his hardline positions on deportation. mexican president enrique pena nieto invited both trump and hillary clinton to visit south
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accept./// ((dave courvoisier)) the state department says it has found approximately 30 emails from hillary clinton's account that could be related to the 2012 attacks in benghazi, libya. the emails were reportedly found in the 15-thousand emails that were recovered by the f-b-i from clinton's private email server... as they investigated whether she or her aides were careless with classified information. that probe resulted in no charges against clinton earlier this year. the messages are expected to be made public in the coming congressman cresent hardy is already back to work... after suffering a heart attack. hardy attended an event in northern nevada just as planned today... despite having a medical procedure after what his staff called a minor heart attack yesterday. the 59- year- old is also expected to be in las vegas tomorrow for another event... before returning to washington next week. hardy is up for re-election in november in a tightly contested race against the democratic nominee, state senator ruben kihuen./// ((dave courvoisier))
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arizona's and illinois' election websites... and hackers breached voter data. in illinois, 90-thousand voters' private information was stolen. investigators believe the russian government is involved -- but officials insist the november election won't be affected. senator harry reid told fbi director james comey he's concerned with russian tampering that could falsify official election results./// ((dave courvoisier)) 8 news now is your local e the political news that matters to you... on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((dave courvoisier)) henderson's connor fields missed a medal in london -- but found one in rio... chris maathuis caught up with the gold medalist who avoided tears on the podium -- coming up in sports. ((denise valdez)) >> singer chris brown just can't stay out of trouble. the new charges he faces tonight... and the bizarre instagram rant you have to see... before police entered his l-a mansion. next on the valley's news leader.///
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this one before... singer chris brown was arrested today. the talented, but troubled, r&b artist has had his share of run-ins with the law -- including here in las vegas -- and now finds himself facing a charge of assault with a deadly weapon. the arrest comes after a standoff at his l-a home... including a bizarre instagram rant. danielle nottingham is there with the latest. chris brown in back in trouble with the law. (sot: lt. chris ramirez/los angeles police department) 20:02:45 "he will be booked for assault with a deadly weapon." the brown's homethe r&b singer refusing to come out. he taunted police on social media. (sot: chris brown/r&b singer) "have you seen my house? barricade myself in a palace? i'm not coming out, for what? "when you get the warrant, you will walk up in here and you ain't going to see nothing! you idiots!" (standup bridge: danielle nottingham/cbs news/los angeles) "police came here to brown's home initially to follow up on a call for help from a woman around 3am tuesday." former
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been partying at brown's house and called 911 when he got aggressive. (sot: graphic with sound) "he pulled out his gun, pointed at me, said get the f out. // they tried getting me to sign a waiver afterward, an nda or whatever. i did not." police served a search warrant. investigators emptied brown's house of about a half dozen people, patted them down and interviewed them all separately including brown. brown has had numerous run-ins with the law. he spent six years on probation then-girlfriend rihanna in 2009. danielle nottingham, cbs news, los angeles. ((denise valdez)) >> bail for brown has not yet been set. he was investigated by metro police in january, but not charged, after a woman said she was battered at the palms for trying to take a photo of him. in may of last year, brown was accused of punching a man after a basketball game./// ((dave courvoisier)) lake tahoe will get the presidential treatment tomorrow... as president obama attends the
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first place. tahoe's water clarity is getting worse. officials will discuss what, if anything, can be done about it. despite decades work and millions of dollars of improvements...k eeping tahoe blue could soon be out of human hands: (( brant allan/ uc davis researcher "if you look at the over all 15 years..climate change is having a greater and greater impact on the lake compared to human impact. they are starting to become equal." )) ((dave courvoisier)) been studying the lake for twenty years. despite a normal winter... lake temperatures are rising at an unprecedented rate and the surface temperature is a record high. the water isn't mixing as deeply and it lost almost five feet of clarity this year. the lake hasn't been this murky since before efforts to fix it began in the 90s./// ((tedd florendo))
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and it's hotter today than yesterday with triple-digits around the region. winds increased as forecasted as well but still remain below windy criteria. we still are dry with single digit humidity readings. and we're a few degrees warmer than yesterday. ................................ .. to the east side of town where we're lower in elevation. especially for the east and southeast neigbhorhoods. not-as-hot for the locales on the west side of town especially the foothills and certainly the mountains where it appears to be coolest. ................................ .... regional temps also stayed hot with hottest temps in laughlin and death valley. although we definitely got hotter for the colorado river valley from mesquite all the way down to the searchlight. more tolerable temps in the 90's
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wind develop too. ................................ ... ..... u.s. temps show get stay hot only in the desert southwest but the southern plains with feels like temps in the 100's. still hot also for the northern plains and the mid-atlantic states with muggy conditions there down to the deep south. .. ............................. .... .......... doppler radar looking clear again across the region with most of the precip up in the pacific northwest. looking at the high mexico/texas to continue to progress northward and bring hotter weather this wees looking at the next system to roll through the north part of the state to increase wind this weekend and especially next week. .......................... ......... ................ here's the forecast. 80's by morning with clear skies and winds finally calming down overnight. should be comfortable and clear by morning wit wake-up temps in the 80's again. tomorrow expect a high of 106 again and hotter. we could see some light breezes returning again tomorrow. ................................ ... .................... extended temps show hotter temps as we head through the week. expecting those temps to peak near 110 by the end of the workweek. staying dry as no monsoon has been seen. wind could be breezy at times through the week, but it's next
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anticipate stronger winds. monsoon could return late next week or the week after according to long range models but that could change as well.> fields was given a key to the city and more. henderson also proclaimed this day 'connor fields day' more with the gold medal winner coming up. also... the rebels are looking at a season that appears to be a little more manageable. but should we keep it secret? more coming up next here on channel 8.
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medal. didn't happen. so for four years fields was forced to think about the disappointment. but he also had four years to prepare for a run in rio. this time he struck the mother lode... bringing home gold and making history along the way. the green valley high school grad is the first american to medal in bmx racing. he might be the first to admit he almost cried on the medal stand. connor fields/gold medal winner: "i was listening to the national anthem hand over the heart wanted to cry, i tried not to because i didn't want all the pictures from up there with tears running down my face that was a cool moment, it's incredible to say you're an medalist every time they say it it's crazy to me... so to be the first american olympic champion it's really cool and i think we brought the medal back to where it belongs." ((chris maathuis)) field met with a bunch of fans, he
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he says he's looking forward to defending his gold in tokyo in 2020. ya know what else he said, he's also looking forward to going to nhl hockey and hopefully nfl football games here in vegas. we've been mentioning that 3 of the 4 southern nevada olympians won gold. we're still waiting to celebrate with former bishop gorman grad inbee park who won gold in women's golf. clark county is trying to contact her people to see when she'll be available. ((chris maathuis)) unlv's season opener is two days away... they open against j ucla, michigan and reno all in a month's time. the schedule appears to be a little more manageable... jackson state, central michigan and idaho are three of their first four opponents. they do meet ucla next week... but this year's schedule isn't as brutal as last. tony sanchez/unlv head coach: "is it more manageable maybe so, but if we go in with that attitude we're going to get knocked on our tail., i really think the thing i like about these guys and their approach it's not about the opponent but about this blue collar attitude, show up everyday, punch in your time card, go
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game day comes you go our and apply your trade." surprisingly this isn't the first time the schools have played football. they last met in 1975, here in las vegas. unlv won that game 39-2. this isn't that game, but this is what the team looked like back then. interesting fact, one of their quarterbacks this season-- jarin more-a-cow-ee is fighting for a starting nod, was once a walk-on at unlv. powerful bat, quick legs but otherwise shaky skills in a workout today for dozens of major league scouts. the former university of florida and nfl quarterback hit several long home runs and completed the 60-yard dash in about 6.7 seconds. however, the 29-year-old tebow appeared hesitant in the outfield and was repeatedly fooled by off-speed pitches we're already into our second week of our "fan's choice game of the week." this is for 'you' the fans... so go to our 8 news now facebook page. here's a look at the three
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cocoa high school of florida at bishop gorman chaparral at basic rancho at desert pines you have until wednesday to cast your vote. on friday jon tritsch will be live at the game of the week at 6 p.m. and will have a complete wrap up at 11. ((dave courvoisier)) our strange stories for
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((denise valdez)) new zealand police are trying to figure out how someone stole 500 cows from an island farm. each cow is worth more than one-thousand bucks...
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they're not even sure when they were taken. detectives suspect the cows weren't taken all at once... but over several trips./// ((chris maathuis)) a saint louis man's price for allegedly trying to steal a bag of cheetos is this great mug shot. police say he was caught red-handed... or would that be orange-handed if he was snatching cheetos? when a gas station employee tried to stop him the man reportedly punched the clerk then tried to start a fire. the suspect is charged with felony atmp ((dave courvoisier)) vladimir putin was arrested at a florida grocery store. no, not the russian president. this man -- a native of west palm beach. police responded to reports that the man was yelling at workers inside the store. he apparently refused to leave or give his name... now we know why. putin now faces charges of trespassing and resisting an officer - not impersonating a russian leader./// ((dave courvoisier)) that's all for us live at eleven.
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