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the clark county school district is one step closer to finalizing their reorganization plan. the action taken ...that's moving the plan forward. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... new footage released of the shooting that injured an nhp trooper. ((patrick walker)) >> and... hurricane hermine slams into florida's gulf coast. we'll take a look at the damage. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> hurricane hermine is bearing down on florida's big bend area ...after making landfall overnight. thanks for waking up with us i'm kirsten joyce ((patrick walker)) >> and i'm patrick walker in for brian. the category 1 storm already took aim at the state's gulf coast.. pounding areas with heavy rain. forecasters fear the system could even trigger tornadoes. don champion has the latest from the florida panhandle.
of florida's panhandle with heavy rain -nats- and forceful winds shortly before making landfall overnight. in coastal community of pasco county late last night- people tried enjoying the scenebefore the boardwalk was inundated with water. (sot felipe reyna/ fl resident) i hope everyone is safe and alright but other than that i'm here to play // (sot gov rick scott/ r-fl) this is life threatening earlier in the day the state's governor warned people to take the storm seriously...as hermine beaches along the gulf coast. in the hard-hit town of apalachicola- some stocked up on food.. (sot mos fl resident) it's pretty nerve wracking. you see the trees bending and the waves blowing up over the rocks others- boarded up their businesses and got out: (sot mos fl businessowner) just for the safety of our employees and for the safety of the business as well we're going to close up in low-lying areas along the coast- hundreds of residents were told to evacuate ahead of the storm. (sot dave hughes/ fl resident)
valuables out and some stuff from her mother that's irreplaceable some still choose to ride out the storm: (sot) my property will likely not flood but my neighbors all around me will florida had not been hit by a hurricane in over a decade. don champion cbs news carrabelle, florida. ((patrick walker)) 51 counties in the state are under a state of emergency. six thousand members of the national guard are standing by to help with recovery efforts.///
tornadoes always a reality with tropical systems when they cross over land. lity with but the water and wind is the main concern for now. ............ southern georgia and heading into the carolinas. .......... thunderstorms hit the southeast side the valley yesterday and did some damage here at home.
will be serving life in prison. yesterday a jury sentenced michael solid to life in prison with the possibility of parole. solid killed marcos arenas in 2013 while trying to steal the his ipad. solid made an emotional plea to the jury for leniency. (((michael solid - convicted of murder: im begging you guys to look pass, look pass what i've been portrayed as to really consider giving me a second chance in life. i'm begging you. it's not easy. )) >> it took jurors nearly an hour to come to an agreement on a punishment. after court was dismissed, solid shook his attorney's hands and was escorted out of the courtroom. the life sentence is only for the first degree murder charge... a judge will issue additional sentences for the other charges in the case at a later date./// ((patrick walker)) we're now getting a first look at the dashcam video from
highway patrol trooper. in the video you can see trooper shawn peckham pulling over a cadillac. when he went back to the car after looking up the vehicle's information --- one of the passengers jumped out of the car... running with a bag and a gun. what happened next is off camera but you can hear the gun fire exchange. the officer was not injured during the encounter--- although a bullet struck his badge. the suspect was shot and killed./// let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor)) activity on southbound i-15 by the sahara exit. stay right to get around it.
back to you!/// ((st district is one step closer to being split apart. yesterday the state board of education voted unanimously to reorganize the clark county school system. it's the second of three major hurdles of this plan becoming law. this vote means that each ccsd school will be it's own precinct. some trustees fear it will divide the valley in to have
be dolled out through a formula -- which ends up giving more to those who need it most: ((linda young: "you tie in the monies to achievement you'll find that minority communities don't always get the money that they need to help educate students appropriately ((kirsten joyce)) >> principals will decide on the budget, instruction and staffing with the help of teachers and parents, a final vote is set for next week... and if that's approved... the proposal is expected to become law for the 2018- 2019 school year./// ((patrick walker)) our 8 news now good day.. just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. and upload a pic of you and your kids on before they head off to school! 8 winners will be announced this morning at 6./// ((kirsten joyce)) the stanford university student convicted of sexual assault... will be released this morning... ((patrick walker)) >> how short of a sentence he
released this morning . ((kirsten joyce)) >> brock turner served only half of what many people believe was a lenient sentence. as alecia reid reports... a crowd of people are expected to be outside the jail, when turner is released. former stanford swimmer brock turner served only three of his six-month sentence for raping an unconscious woman outside a fraternity house last january. judge aaron persky's leniency has caused outrage. ( sheriff laurie smith / santa clara sheriff department ) "i'm a mother, and i believe that anybody who has been convicted of not get county jail time. in fact, that's why i'm supporting the legislation that will make it mandatory prison sentence for someone that rapes someone that's unconscious and intoxicated." bill 2-8-8-8 was passed in the assembly and is now on governor jerry brown's desk. there's also a campaign to recall judge persky that is gaining momentum. they'll need 80,000 signatures to get on the november ballot of next year, and if 50-percent plus one additional santa clara
be recalled, but if the campaign isn't successful, persky will continue sitting on the bench for another seven years. ( michelle dauber / committee to recall judge persky ) "2023 is just simply unacceptable. he's biased. he doesn't understand sex crimes or violence against women. he doesn't take these felonies seriously; he treats them like misdemeanors, and we don't believe he should be on the bench." the fear is that turner will walk away with the wrong message from his sentencing, but the 21-year-old will have a difficult probation. ( steven clark / lawyer ) "everyone knows about this case. people have formulated some very negative opinions about him. it's gonna to be hard to really get a fresh start. he's gonna be starting behind what many people do when they leave jail." ((kirsten joyce)) as a part of brock turner's probation, he must undergo sex, drug, and alcohol counseling. he'll also have to register as a sex offender./// ((patrick walker))
temps outside the valley are cooling down a bit, but will get much cooler over the weekend. ............... thudnerstorms pounded east sude neighborhoods with heavy rain and strong winds. ........... southerly breezes today and saturday... then much cooler. ((patrick walker)) labor day weekend is one
it can also be deadly. the national safety council estimates that across the country -- more than 400 peop roads. ((kirsten joyce)) >> mary maloney reports what you can do... to make it safer for your family while traveling. whether flying the friendly skies -- or taking that great all american roadtrip -- people are looking to get away during this labor day weekend. according to orbitz-dot-com -- many want one last summer beach vacay -- or a big city escape. among the top 10 destinations from the travel site's insider index -- las vegas. new york. and chicago.
abroad over the holiday weekend. if you plan to hit the road -- you won't be alone. according to the oil price information service -- 400 million gallons of gas will be bought every day over the long weekend. but you may save some cash on gas. triple a says drivers paid 27 cents more last year -- than they will spend this year. and we're on track to see the lowest labor day gas prices since 2004. before packing your bags for the big trip -- t ground rules for your ride. wear a seat belt. it may save your life -- if you get into a crash. enforce a distraction-free zone for drivers. let someone else use the g-p-s or phone. and of course -- don't drink and drive. simple tips for you and your family to arrive alive when traveling this labor day weekend. for consumer watch -- i'm mary moloney. ((demetria obilor)) welcome back. on the late late show, james corden and danny mcbride corden and danny mcbride channeled their inner michael bolton and kenny g when they performed a rendition of a
tell me how am i supposed to live without you now that i've been lovin' you so long how am i supposed to live without you how am i supposed to carry on ((demetria obilor)) >> the two jammed singing the classic song. you can catch the "late late" show with james corden monday through friday at 12:37./// ((demetria obilor))
the surge of tourism the valley is set to see... as summer hits its unofficial end. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- a crash near sam boyd stadium.. an elderly woman dies.. and you will hear from the people who tried to save her life. ((patrick walker)) >> and,parts of the valley saw severe weather yesterday. but good news as we look toward the weekend. sherry has your forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is ((patrick walker)) >> you just have to make it through today... but labor day weekend has pretty much arrived. thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day. i'm patrick walker... in for brian. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. it's going to be a busy weekend in the valley with the college football season also kicking off . the las vegas convention and visitors authority estimates more than 300 thousand visitors this weekend. michael stevens is live at the southpoint casino what a preview