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along the florida panhandle, residents are awaiting the arrival of tropical storm hermine which is expected to make landfall as early as tonight. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. dianne gallagher is live off florida's gulf coast -- as people in the region hunker down and hope the storm passes quickly. good morning dianne. ((diane gallagher)) over the gulf of mexico and is expected to make landfall today. it's already brought a good amount of rain to florida. the national weather service says hermine is forecast to increase to hurricane strength before making landfall. (gov. rick scott, florida) we're going to have storm surge, we're going
go across the state. parts of florida are already feeling the effects of hermine. walked in my garage and there's a river in my garage. i've been watching the water, watching it rise, so if it gets to a certain point, then i will leave. the tropical storm could become a hurricane by the time it officially makes landfall along florida's gulf coast, sometime tonight (gov. rick scott, florida) we're going to have storm surge, we're going to have rain, we have the risk of tornado, and this is going to go across the state. it's going to start some ti most of the northern part of the state. we're going to see a lot of rain, especially on the east, the southeast side of this storm. and if tropical storm hermine strengthens into a hurricane, it will be the first to make landfall in florida in more than a decade. but there is some good news. (gov. rick scott, florida) it looks like this storm's going to go pretty fast once it hits land, it's going to go pretty fast through the state so i think we're going to have a really cwkend ((diangallagher)) >> tropical storm hermine expec become hurricane before making landfall along florida's gulf coast.
jurors found michael solid guilty on all charges in the death of 15 year-old marcos arenas in 2013. arenas was targeted while he was walking down a street with an ipad. solid was driving an s-u-v while his friend jumped out of the car to try and steal it. during the struggle, arenas fell under the car and was run over. his family spoke of a boy with big dreams and promise... which was ripped away: (( maribel arenas victim's aunt: i wanted to see him play football like he wanted to and he would always tell me, when they would move away, you place and they moved in, he would always tell me 'auntie, this will always be my house right?' and i said 'yes, marcos. this will always be your house.)) ((brian loftus)) >> solid's attorney argued that the incident was an accident -- not murder. the other defendant, jacob dismount, already pleaded to second degree murder and conspiracy to commit robbery. he'll be sentenced in october.
((kirsten joyce)) we now know the name of the nhp trooper who was shot last friday. it happened friday in the on boulder highway near the 95. n-h-p says trooper shawn peckham pulled over a cadillac with three people inside--- and as he was back at his vehicle accessing information, ... one man ran away. gun fire was later exchanged as peckham pursued the suspect. a bullet actually hit the trooper's badge. the suspect was shot and killed. the other two in the car... were later detained./// ((brian loftus)) the states after a busy day in both arizona and mexico. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we'll be taking a look at his plan on immigration reform. ((brian loftus)) >> and brazil's senate has voted to impeach their president. we'll be taking a look at how large the vote was. and who will be their new president. that's next on good day./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
demetria obilor. this is 8 news now good day)) ((kirsten joyce)) welcome back to the valley's news leader donald trump will be in cincinnati this morning to address the american legion national convention... just a day after rival hillary clinton did the same. ((brian loftus)) >> yesterday - the republican
close to many of the hardline proposals that earned him the gop nomination. hena daniels has the latest from new york a defiant donald trump is sticking to the centerpiece of his immigration plan: (trump) we will build a great wall along the southern border//and mexico will pay for the wall while stressing no amnesty for people living in the country illegally... (trump) "you can't just smuggle in, hunker w for undocumented immigrants who commit crimes to be deported: (trump) i am going to create a new special deportation task force focused on identifying and quickly removing the most dangerous criminal illegal immigrants in america, who have evaded justice, just like hillary clinton has evaded justice ok? -nats- trump unveiled his ten-point plan hours after flying to
-nat/sot- we did discuss the wall. we didn't discuss payment of the wall while the republican nominee insisted plans for the 'the wall' were discussed...mexic o's leader later tweeted he made it clear from the start - his nation would not fund the wall. -nats- speaking in cincinnatihil lary clinton panned the visit altogether: (clinton) dropping in on our neighbors for a few hours and then flying home again, that is not how it works a fox news poll out wednesday shows the race has narrowed... with clinto hena daniels cbs news. ((brian loftus)) >> trump's immigration address immediately drew praise from the former grand wizard of the ku klux klan david duke...whose support he has tried to disavow. hillary clinton will be taking a break from the campaign trail today... but vice president biden will be campaigning on her behalf in ohio. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com.
trials are over and they have voted in a new president. michel temer was voted in as the country's newest president.... after dilma rousseff was ousted. brazil's senate voted 61 to 20 wednesday to remove the country's first female president from office. the senate ruled rouseff guilty of breaking budgetary laws during yesterday's impeachment trial. rouseff served two terms as the president of brazil.//// ((kirsten joyce)) president barack obama is in hawaii today to celebrate the opening ceremony of the world conservation congress. yesterday the president spoke to conservationits between a healthy economy and a healthy planet. the main focus of his speech was the environment -- specifically, climate change and clean energy. "no nation -- not even one as powerful as the united states is immune from a changing climate." "our investments have tripled windpower, multiplied solar power thirty-fold, and in many places helped clean energy become cheaper than dirty energy. ((kirsten joyce))
increasing the size of a marine national monument off the coast of hawaii. he went on to joke that former president theodore roosevelt may have started the parks, but he has created the largest area of land. ((brian loftus)) one local non profit has decided to "shine gold." ((kirsten joyce)) >> coming up on good day. the efforts to recognize and help local children for child awareness cancer month you're watching 8 news now good day. ((brian loftus)) the rates of childhood
continue to rise in southern nevada. one organization is raising awareness for childhood cancer by going gold. candlelighters childhood cancer foundation of nevada has created a month-long community campaign called "shine gold" and popular signs will be lit in gold. starting at 11 a-m the "the welcome gold. starting at 11 a-m the "the welcome to las vegas" sign will light up at 7 p.m. - the lights on downtown summerlin's will go gold. at 8 the fremont will go all gold from now t lights will go gold./// sherry how's the weather today?
some more clouds today... as a chance of thunderstorms forms over the mountains. ... chance of thunderstorms and the winds will pick up today and tomorrow to help usher in a cooler weekend. ............. right now a lot of 80s around the valley... after hitting 104 yesterday. .............. thunderstorms increase aos .............. highs in the low 100s today and friday with gusty winds. ... then nicer 90s for the weekend through labor day. ((sherry swensk))
mandatory fall watering schedule is now in effect. from now unitl to october 31-st. irrigation is limited to three days a week... depending on your assigned watering group. you can read all about it at the southern nevada water authority's website./// let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor)) the us 95 south exit to ranchol til 9 pm seee6. this construction is part of project neon.
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gambling revenue was up 10 percent for the month... compared to a year ago. casinos statewide won just over one billion dollars last month. u-n-l-v center for gaming research director david schwartz says much of that bump comes from international visitors. ((dr. david schwartz/director, unlv center ((dr. david schwartz/director, unlv center for gaming research: "it's a good number, we've had a lot of volitility, a lot of ups and downs because of the high-end play from asia has been pretty inconsistent, this is a month where it looks like there was more of it, so we had a big increase.")) ((brian loftus)) >> revenue on the las vegas at 613 million dollars. for the month... the state collected 68-million dollars in taxes... a 20 percent increase over the previous july./// ((kirsten joyce)) the u-s department of health and human services will be giving 53-million dollars to most states to improve treatment for opioid addiction. the money will be divided into different amounts to go toward six treatment programs in 44 states. --- but unfortunately nevada will not receive any funds./// ((kirsten joyce)) dozens of healthcare
here in nevada. the 11th annual health care heroes awards was held yesterday... paul joncich was the emcee. honorees are nominated for everything from humanitarian efforts in other countries to life saving research. nevada business magazine spsonsored the event and proceeds benefit students pursuing careers in healthcare. /// we'll be right back........///
be getting cooler temps. sherry is here to tell us about it. with a sneak peak of this weekend's forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...he got the truck and the title... and a major surprise at the dmv: the craigslist scam that left a man out of thousands... ((brian loftus)) >> and...get your grills ready....because football is back. and the rebels are ready show to the valley what they're made of. as they kickoff they're season 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) one valley father is searching for answers this morning... after buying a truck that had its title... but wasn't what it seemed. thanks for waking up with us i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. it's a scam that started witha craigslist ad. the victim shared his story with nia wong...