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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
((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((patrick walker)) >> hi sherry, how's the weather looking today? ((sherry swensk)) things should be much calmer for the holiday weekend and finally cooler, too if you're wilting in the heat. ................ yesterday just after lunch...
areas along the beltway in the southeast valley... ............ this umbrella blew three houses down the street near flamingo and pecos... then this 40 foot tree fell over the wall at 215 near green valley parkway. ............... thoseun of the valley... while the west stayed quiet. ............ we were hot - at 104 - and today will stay above normal in the low 100s for the last time for a while. ............ cooler numbers arrive for the holiday weekend. wait until you see
2 deadly shootings that happened just minutes apart from each other in different areas of town. circle... near paradise and twain.. the second shooting happened on lake mead boulevard near martin luther king.. in the north circle shooting police responded to shots fired and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. he was taken to the hospital where he later died. no word if an arrest has been made. ((patrick walker)) just four minutes earlier.... officers responded to shots fired in a parking lot next the west las vegas library. the teenage vicitm was found with a gunshot wound in the chest.
later died. the shooter was seen running from the scene but there is not a clear description. so far no one has been taken into custody./// ((kirsten joyce)) a car crash on the east side of the valley claimed the life of one person. this happened at boulder highway and russell just before three yesterday. witnesses told police the driver of a dodge van was making a turn when someone driving an s-u-v crashed into the passenger side of it . our crew spoke with witnesses who were first on the scene to help the victims. stopped everything everybody stopped. there were about 10 or 15 people in the area and they ran to the red van." )) ((kirsten joyce)) the passenger of the van was pronounced dead at the scene. the driver, nick white, told a witness the passenger was his wife maxine. nick was taken to sunrise hospital with serious injuries./// ((patrick walker)) colin kaepernick is standing firm for his decision not to stand. how the quarterback is defening his decision to ride
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san francisco 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick fueled more criticism last night as the quarterback once again refused to stand during the star spangled banner. the q-b took a knee alongside teammate eric reid during the national anthem the two declined to stand for the anthem before a preseason game
the crowd erupted in boos as kaepernick took the field to start the game... immediately leading the 49ers to their first touchdown. kaepernick's actions first captured attention last week when he stayed seated during the national anthem at another preseason game protesting what he calls -oppression of minorities in america. in a post game press conference kaepernick told reporters the whole controversy is a misunderstand ing. (( " i think it's a misunderstanding the media painted this as i'm anti american anti men and women of the military and that'so i realize that men and women of the military go out and sacrifice their lives and put theirselves in harm's way for my freedom of speech my freedoms in this country and my freedom to take a seat or take a knee. i have the utmost respect for them and i think what i did was taken out of context and
kaepernick has vowed to indefinitely continue his protest... but it's unclear if he get the chance. some nfl insiders speculate the 49ers may cut kaepernick from the team's roster... because of his performance on the field./// ((kirsten joyce)) the rebels kicked off their 49th year of college football against jackson state with a win last night. unlv scored twice in the first 2 minutes of the game and never let up winning 63-13. prior to t g end of the field... in honor of rich abaijan, who passed away. he was a huge unlv football supporter. next weekend the rebels will face off against the u-c-l-a bruins at the rose bowl in pasadena./// sherry how's the
((sherry swensk)) it was a hot night for football here at home... temps still near 100 degrees at gametime. that's ............. temps will finally take a cooler turn this weekend. ................ temps right now are in the 80s and a few 70s showing up. .......... radar shows the thunderstorms in the east valley... with heavy rain and high winds.
celebrate birthdays with some hershey kisses. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus you have a chance to own a piece of history from apple creator steve jobs. hena daniles us live from wall street. good morning jill. good morning patrick and kirsten! yesterday stocks on wall street faded early and then recovered. energy companies lost ground as oil prices slipped for the 4th day in a row. the dow jones industrials gained 18 points. 13. // and apple unveiled some changes in its new mobile operating system i-o-s ten.... siri apps. it's the ability to interact with your apps by voice. users can ask siri to book rise in apps like uber, pause a workout app, read text or search their photos.// // hershey is the latest candy maker... bringing you the flavor of birthday cake... check out... birthday cake flavored kisses. they're wrapped in polka dotted foil and available at walmart.
memorabilia is going on sale but it's not computers. what's the latest? a- one of steve jobs signature black turtlenecks is on the auction block. the shirt is being sold by an auction house that specializes in celebrity clothing and accessories. its valued at between one and three thousand dollars. a set of jobs keys, a watch and his portable c-d player are also being sold.// /// remember that i-15 project that was supposed to start last month up in north las vegas? well, things got a little bit behind schedule, but not to worry, the ball should get rolling here in a few weeks. demetria obilor remember that i-15 project that
things got a little bit behind schedule, but not to worry, the ball should get rolling here in a few weeks. ball should get rolling here in a few weeks. the state says its i-15 north widening project got pushed back a bit because the contractor needed to get an environmentalist. it's a $33.8 million project that will widen 5 miles of i-15 between craig road and speedway boulevard. the freeway willb form four to six lanes in each direction, plus install new lighting, signage and landscaping. ndot says this will help reduce travel times and congestion. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you./// ((patrick walker)) dallas' top cop is calling it quits. chief david brown has announced his plan to retire next month. brown has served on the dallas police force since 1983, when he says he joined the force to fight the crack cocaine epidemic impacting his oak cliff
headlines this summer, when five officers were gunned down on july 7th, by a lone gunman. brown challenged young people who expressed dissatisfaction with the police, to join the force in order to become part of the change. the chief is expected to hold a press conference next week, to mark his october 22nd departure from the department. brown didn't cite a specific reason for his decision./// ((kirsten joyce)) we want you to be part of our 8 news now good day.. and with the first week of classes underway, we want to see your back to school pictus facebook page to upload your picture. 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced on fridays./// ((kirsten joyce))
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labor day weekend is here! we are live near the strip with a look at how busy it's going to get here in the valley as we wrap up summer. ((patrick walker)) >> plus -- the clark county school district is one step closer to reorganizing... after a landmark decision -we break down what's next. ((sherry swensk)) >> and, i have good news for your labor day forecast in weather now coming up >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts gh ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((patrick walker)) >> thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day. i'm patrick walker. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. and it's going to be a jam-packed 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.
big winds and some heavy rains hit areas along the beltway in the southeast valley... ............ a 40 foot tree fell over the wall at 215 near green valley parkway. ............... those thunderstorms fired up just on the east side of the valley... while the west stayed quiet. ............ we were hot - at 104 - and today will stay above r 100s for the last time for a while. ............ cooler numbers arrive for the holiday weekend. wait until you see labor day monday. demetria, how are the roads doing?
back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) some big changes are on the way for the fifth largest nation.... the state board of education has unanimously voted to reorganize the clark county school system. it's the second of three major hurdles of this plan becoming law. it will take most of the control and decision making away from the a central district and hand it over to principals, teachers and parents. basically... each ccsd school will be it's own precinct. some trustees fear it will divide the valley in to have and have not's. but advocates claim money will be dolled out through a formula
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 michael roberson: "so students e.l.l .. students on free and reduced lunch students with special needs or disabilities they will receive more money per pupil than other schools. " )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> with the help of teachers and parents, principals will decide on the budget, instruction and staffing. curve -- which the administration promises to help with. 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)) you have a chance to join the fight to end child hunger. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we talk with tv personality and chef andrew zimmern on his new push to make sure every child has a hot plate it's all coming up.. as 8 news now good day.. the valley's news leader.. continues.///
late last night. but it will still bring plenty of heavy rain... high winds and even tornadoes as it swirls inland. ............. heavy rain will swamp the southeast united states and keep hugging the coast today into the weekend. ............ temps still above normal in the low upper 80s by monday. here's that awesome weekend forecast. the numbers fall fast into labor day. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// let's send it over to demetria for a check of
tv personality and chef andrew zimmern has joined the no kid hungry campaign to help end childhood hunger in america. he joins us now to tell us how we can all hein jennifer kaleba of no kid hungry. ((patrick walker)) -andrew tell us how this program works? -jennifer how serious is the problem of childhood hunger in
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rolling out to i-o-s instagram users right now. no word yet on when it might debut on android./// ((patrick walker)) hurricane hermine is bearing down on florida's big bend area ...after making landfall overnight. the category 1 storm already took aim at the state's gulf coast...pounding areas with heavy rain. forecasters fear the system could even trige coast- hundreds of residents have been told to evacuate ahead of the storm. (((dave hughes/ fl resident) "my wife wants to get some of her valuables out and some stuff from her mother that's irreplaceable" )) ((patrick walker)) florida had not been hit by a hurricane in over a decade. 51 counties in the state are under a state of emergency. six thousand members of the national guard are standing by.///
................ temps right now are in the 80s and a few 70s showing up. .......... radar shows the thunderstorms in the east valley... with heavy rain and high winds. ............ hermine is now a tropical storm - after reaching hurricane strength. ............. heavy rain will swamp the southeast united states and keep hugging the coast today into the weekend. ............ low 100s will fall to 90s and even upper 80s by monday. ((sherry swensk)) ((demetria obilor))
in an overnight fire .. the investigation into what caused the vacant building to go up in flames. ((sherry swensk)) >> plus... the promise of much cooler changes on the way for labor day weekend? we take a look at the falling temperatures in your weather now forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... the dog daysf the mama bear and her cubs ... who decided to cool off with a swim in a california neighborhood. ((patrick walker)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((patrick walker)) >> and i'm patrick walker, filling in for brian as labor day weekend gets underway. ((kirsten joyce)) >> las vegas has been ranked