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an inmate opens fire in a california jail...wounding two correctional officers who are now fighting for their lives. what authorities say led to the shooting. plus plenty of visitors are still flocking into the valley for labor day weekend. how much money they're expected to bring to the valley. and katie boer gives us a look at the forecast before you head out the doors. 8 news now, the valley's news leader starts right now./// "now, live...this is 8 news now weekend edition." ((nia wong) thanks for waking up this sunday morning, i'm nia wong. labor day weekend has officially kicked off. and travellers from across the world are in the valley. las vegas has been ranked the number one destination on several different travel sites. local tourism leaders say they're expecting 307- thousand people to spend the holiday here in town ... that's nearly 1- percent more than last year. they're expected to bring in 206- and a half million dollars ..
here during july./// ((nia wong)) but despite the pain on the roadways... there will be little pain at the pumps. gasbuddy shows gas is at an all time low for the first labor day weekend in 12 years. they estimate nationwide motorists will save 18-point-nine billion dollars this summer compared to the year prior./// ((nia wong)) the triple digits are finally gone this weekend. so let's take a look at the forecast with katie boer. a nice, dry and sunny extended labor day weekend one thing to expect... much cooler temperatures across southern neveda. here's a look at your sunday planner with temps. in the 80s early on... climbing into the low 90s later this afternoon. should be nice and calmer with
our sunday. ((nia wong)) two correctional officers are fighting for their lives after a man opened fire in the lobby of a central california county jail. we're told the officers were shot in the head and neck. police say the man tried cutting the visitors' line at the fresno officers during a struggle. the male officer remains in critical condition--- while the female officer is in stable condition. the suspect has since been taken into custody and now faces several felony charges./// ((nia wong)) and we now know the identity of the 19 year-old believed to be involved in an accidental shooting. that happened thursday night near lake mead and m-l-k. metro police found javante stockyard... near the basketball
gunshot wound. he was taken to the hospital where he died. police tell us after talking with witnesses they believe the shooting was an accident. charges have not been made yet./// ((nia wong)) residents in a southwest valley neighborhood are urging county officials to look into a possibly dangerous construction site. they say loud construction blasts are coming from crews as they level off the mountain to expand 'highland hills near toscana vineyards. commissioner susan brager says the blasting here is on hold and plans to meet with all those involved on tuesday. but a discovery by one resident has some neighbors worried about immediate safety. ((howard mccarley, concerned neighbor "i found a string of about 50 or 60 feet of yellow and green wire with clear plastic connectors on it tied into some red plastic tubing that then seems to go underground.")) ((nia wong)) >> neighbors say wesco drilling and blasting --the company behind the construction-- said they plan to continue with another 4-6 weeks of blasting which should pick up sometime after this weekend.
happens next./// ((nia wong)) a north las vegas church is picking up the pieces--- after an arsonist set fire to their building. it happened at holy trinity a-m-e church near lake mead and fifth street early friday morning. we're told the damage from the fire is estimated to cost the congregation ten-thousand dollars. the pastor of holy trinity says they don't believe this incident was a hate crime. ((rev. cynthia pitts, holy trinity a.m.e. church "we just feel this is a random act of violence, that's all and we will pray for them and hope they will come back, sit down and see what we can do for them.")) >> this church is also home to another congregation as well./// ((nia wong)) coming up on the valley's news leader. we hit the campaign trail. the group, donald trump is trying to win over and why clinton and trump supporters clashed right outside the white house. plus mother theresa is now saint theresa. we'll take a look at the canonization at the vatican.// "you're watching the valley's news leader...with nia wong, katie boer & jon tritsch.
danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme. tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us.
((nia wong)) welcome back to the valley's news leader. donald trump continues to look for support from african american voters. yesterday he travelled to a detroit church .... promising to fix problems facing the black community in america. most polls show trumps support among black voters is under 10-percent barricades as exchanges got heated between trump and hillary clinton supporters. this..after the the fbi released 58-pages from its investigation of clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. woman: hillary clinton is a liar, she should be in jail. man: guess what. donald trump should be in jail too. ((nia wong)) >> the documents show clinton's memory was spotty when agents showed her classified emails from her personal account. clinton's campaign says the materials only prove why the
move forward./// ((nia wong)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((nia wong)) world leaders are in china this weekend for the annual g20 summit the economic summit is the final g20 summit for us president barack obama and the first for british prime minister theresa may. chinese president xi said the global economy was recovering but faces multiple challenges in finance and trade. the global steel crisis, the uk's brexit talks and tax of multinational companies like apple./// ((nia wong)) mother teresa joined the ranks of other catholic saints this morning known as the "saint of the gutters" -- the roman catholic nun devoted her life to helping the poor, the sick, and the marginalized. (pope francis) "she was your model of sanctity. i think that perhaps we should have a bit of difficulty in calling her saint teresa.
the nobel peace prize for her work in 1979. she died in 1997, at the age of 87./// ((nia wong)) coming up on the valley's news leader... tropical storm hermine is leaving damage everywhere it touches. we'll take a look at the damage. and where its headed next.. ((i'm tracking the latest on cooler temperatures for your labor day weekend. i'll break down the details coming
up next. )) "now, live...this is 8
december last year. 14 americans are killed in a mass shooting inspired by isis. in the aftermath, congressman joe heck had the chance to ban suspected terrorists from buying guns. "no." 23 times. individuals on the fbi terror watch list have purchased firearms over 2,000 times. it's not just that joe heck does nothing to
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women depend on for cancer screenings. congressman heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. i hope the women of nevada remember that when it's time to vote. moves up the east coast from florida. the storm toppled trees into homes in south carolina and left several hundred ts the storm is predicted to hit the jersey shore tonight. it's already creating high waves and dangerous conditions. this is the same town where sandy knocked a roller coaster into the ocean in 2012. hermine is not predicted to be anywhere near sandy's severity... but the storm might regain its strength sometime today./// ((nia wong)) now it's time for a check of the weather. katie boer has your labor day forecast. (( )) a nice, cooler day for your sunday as we're mid way into the holiday
your weather headlines... we're looking at temps dropping below seasonal average, with our dry conditions continuing....for now. labor day monday look for highs in the low 90s with possibly some changes or rain chances by late week. .................. to low 90s... later tonight we'll see overnight lows drop into the low 70s--maybe, maybe even a few upper 60s possible for our cooler neighborhoods. ................. water vapor imagery shows why there's some uncertainty in the extended forecast...
has some models looking at possible forecast direction... depending on it's movement... we could some scattered rain or increased clouds. ................ for now...i'm leaving your extended forecast nice and dry... we'll see low 90s through monday. climb to the mid 90s return to the upper 90s once more by next friday and
refused to change in the middle of a third quarter 4 hours ago..don't worry you're not alone..this is a great time of year it was great for usc fans..until the trojans game with alabama started.. marlon humphrey..interc eption and the house call..17-3.. jalen hurts to a wide open ardarius stewart..trojans not interested in defense..71 yard touchdown.. crimson tide quarterback has the last name hurts... usc..not disagreeing.. 52-6 the i dominance byu and arizona anu completion anu interception.. byu kicker.. freshman jake oldroyd.. good..
green bay.. late 4th quarter.. the badgers seizing momentum..rafael gaglione from 47 yards out.. good..16-14..badg ers lsu's last chance.. and interception.. unranked wisconsin wins 16-14 and then do the lambeau leap to celebrate unlv's next opponent ucla on the road at texas a&m but here come the bruins.. josh rosen...to a contorting kenneth walker..and ucla forces the game into overtime.. ot...4th down.. aggies trevor knight.. keeps it.. touchdown.. bruins need to answer.. but they can't..
oklahoma and houston..with a sooner field goal attempt that will keep the entire state sleepless this week.. the 53 yard boot is short.. the cougars can return it.. brandon wilson with his heels on the back line of the endzone.. ignites.. 109 yard return.. h-town..upsets the #3 team in the land..33-23 thanks to the kick six if only ed mcmahon was lv fans..here's johnny..after a 6 month quarterback battle johnny stanton was named the main man this week..and in his first division 1 start..he did not disappoint stanton's first 2 throws in a rebel uniform went for touchdowns against jackson state.. both connections were with devontae boyd..stanton was both efficient and at times electrifying finishing 10 for 12 with 217 yards and 3 touchdowns..aft er transferring from nebraska and junior college..thursd ay's game was a glorious night for the 22 year
"you know it was pretty cool. obviously, devonte did most of the work on the second one. before the game, what i was telling people, my family, a couple of coaches, it's been way too long of a journey for me to not go out there and have fun. so no matter what it was, i was going to go out there and have fun. obviously, it was a good first game to build on.") we pause for a little baseball.. and sierra vista grad chris carter...easy power.. grown man strength...31st brewers.. ((nia wong)) one man is taking a positive spin on the florida flooding. coming up on good day we'll take a look at the water skier who''s taking the internet by storm. stay with us. we'll be back after this break./// ((nia wong)) one man is taking advantage of the flooding in florida. advantage of the flooding in florida. the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes.
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it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok. now be sure to tag your mother we sent him here to fix it. but congressman joe heck became part of the problem. wall street invested over a half-million dollars in congressman heck's campaigns, and heck supports their agenda -- privatizing social security, handing wall street billions in fees, but risking our retirement in the stock market, putting wall street ahead of us. congressman heck -- what's wrong with washington.
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captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations .>> pauley: good morning and happy labor day weekend. charles osgood is off today i'm jane pauley and this is "sunday morning." we americans will be spending this holiday weekend in any number of ways and in any number of places. some of us may even be spending the weekend quite literally up in the air. ly cowan has been watching some airborne adventurers and will