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a murder- suicide leaves two people dead in henderson. this isn't the first time police were called to the home. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- a woman hit and killed while crossing the street. the message police continue to urge pedestrians to follow. ((brian loftus)) >> and, the valley is climbing back up to the triple digits. sherry explains when we'll feel the heat return.. in your weather now forecast. ((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) we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) a nice labor day holiday...
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hot enough to enjoy the pool and mae topped out at 94. ........... now some cooler 60s showing up around the valley.
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.............. sunny skies and mid 90s again. ((sherry swensk)) roads doing? ((demetria obilor)) ((demetria obilor))
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it should clear soon. there's a crsh at 28th and charleston and another at mlk/alta right by metro headquarters.
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trying to cross the road, near lake mead and civic center. north las vegas police say a motorcyclist struck a pedestrian. the victim was transported to u-m-c, where she later died. the motorcyclist only suffered minor injuries... police are urging everyone to use the crosswalk... not neglect it: (( aaron patty/nlvpd: "this is a good reminder for everyone in the valley, if you see that painted crosswalk at the corner of the street, it's a good idea to walk to it because it could save your life." )) ((kirsten joyce)) not factors in the crash. this is the 12th deadly crash in north las vegas' jurisdiction. /// ((kirsten joyce)) >> the manhunt for a north las vegas murder suspect reaches day four. ((brian loftus)) >> 25-year-old alonso perez... escaped from police on friday and hasn't been found since. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live outside north las vegas police headquarters with the latest. good morning michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... the story has made national headlines.
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in handcuffs... breaks free... takes off and is nowhere to be found? as of this morning 25-year-old alonso perez remains on the loose. north las vegas police say the 25-year-old was in an interview room shortly after his arrest on friday. they say he turned the handcuffs until he broke free while a detective was out of the room. he then allegedly stole a truck and took-off. stolen pick-up... but not perez. perez is suspected in the deadly shooting of 31-year-old mohammad robinson. the young father was shot and killed august 27th near a mcdonalds at north las vegas boulevard and pecos. police say he has an air jordan logo tattoo on the side of his neck. police say he is considered armed and dangerous.
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or if you have any information on his whereabouts call crimestoppers. brian, kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) >> michael, this isn't the first time in recent months someone's escaped police in the valley? ((michael stevens)) >> kirsten, if you remember back in april... there was a similar case... where a man broke away from handcuffs. we'll hear from a security expert who weighs in on how this could happen? ((kirsten joyce)) skiiers are getting x lake tahoe. why forecasters say la nina could help bring more snow. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- a new roundabout near a school zone is driving you crazy. demetria shows you what you can do about it.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
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this is 8 news now good day)) ((sherry swensk)) last winter was quite the let down for skiiers in lake tahoe. a state of the lake report released by u-c davis says... lake tahoe received its lowest snowfall amount ever in 2015. but there could be some hope this winter.. predict the area could get above average snowfall -- roughly 400 inches. part of this forecast is based on past la nina winters.. which have brought good snowfall totals to the lake tahoe area. /// ((sherry swensk)) meanwhile, hurricane newton is soaking mexico's western pacific coast with heavy rain. the mexican civil protection department says.. authorities have made 37-
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residents are taking extra precaution and boarding up windows.. and reeling in their boats. parts of the southwestern u-s could see remnants of hurricane newton later this week. /// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) let's get to hurricane newton right now...
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flash floods and mudslides with 90 mph winds. ....................... flood watches posted for arizona and new mexico with heavy raex here at home... temps are in the 70s and cooler 60s this morning... with cooler air eventually fading and more heat later this week. ..............
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............. hermine still battering the east coast .............. our week is manageable, but steadily warming up. highs in the mid 90s will keep climbing to upper friday and saturday again. .............. but they don't last long... as mid 90s return as soon as monday./// ((sherry swensk)) back to you.///
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pool last week. according to a department of family services report... the child was pulled from the pool unresponsive. she was taken to a hospital, where she later died. also noted in the report... neglect allegations at the family's home dating back to 2006 -- three of those happened just this year./// ((brian loftus)) the first female clark county commissioner, thalia dondero... has passed away. the clark county coroner's office confirmed dondero died of heart failure on sunday. she was the first woman to serve as a commissioner when she was elected in 1974... where she served for 20- years. she also oversaw mccarran's expansion and flood control projects. dondero was 96-years-old. ///
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weekend.. has residents on edge. more than half of the break-ins happened on friday.. just blocks from one another. one homeowner who was burglarized lives on serene moon way. he told 8 news now the thieves took some cash, jewelry, and urns containing the ashes of his dogs... all within an hour. lock your doors.. and do not leave windows open. /// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria ((demetria obilor)) the mlk on-ramp to northbound 95 is closed right now for construction. use rancho as an alternate.
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rancho will close down intermittently from nine pm to 6am through september 15.
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-nats- the democratic nominee traveled aboard her new plane to illinois and ohio on labor day yesterday... this time with reporters eager to ask her about the fbi investigation into her email scandal: (clinton aptn) the fact that i couldn't remember certain meetings//doesn't in any way affect the commitment that i had and still have to the treatment of classified material. clinton sought to keep the focus on donald trump...and his alleged ties to russia: (clinton) he urged the russians to hack more, in particular, -nat/sot- she didn't have the energy to go to louisiana and she didn't have the energy to go to mexico trump also invited reporters onboard his private plane while in ohio...where he refused to rule out amnesty for millions of undocumented immigrants... (trump) "we're going to make that decision into the future. ok?" ...and denied his foundation made a political contribution to florida attorney general pam bondi in 2013...when she was considering joining a fraud investigation into trump
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for her. never spoke to her about that at all the republican nominee now says he'll participate in all three presidential debates against clinton...the first of which takes place at the end of the month. hena daniels cbs news. ((kirsten joyce)) >> donald trump campaigns in virginia and north carolina today.. while hillary clinton holds a rally in florida./// ((brian loftus)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// british airways passengers are dealing with delays at airports. the world- wide computer glitch system.. causing a travel nightmare. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- pumpkin spice lattes are back at starbucks... along with a new drink for the fall season. that's coming up on the valley's news leader. /// ((brian loftus))
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as a doctor, i see how decisions in washington impact my patients here in nevada. so even though i'm a republican, i won't be voting for joe heck. joe heck's voted ten times to defund planned parenthood, which thousands of women depend on for cancer screenings. and heck opposes a woman's right to choose even when her health is at risk. for me and my patients,
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british airways is dealing with long lines and major delays. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, the f-d-a is banning chemicals in soaps and body washes. jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. good morning brian and kirsten! markets re-open today after the long holiday weekend. on friday dow gained 72 points. the nasdaq added 22.// british airways is trying to fix a its check-in system around the world. passengers are dealing with long lines and delays. it's unclear how many flights have been affected.// and the f-d-a is banning 19 chemicals in many antibacterial soaps and body washes, saying there is no proof they actually work-- and could do more harm than good by creating super bugs. the f-d-a is still looking into anti bacterial wipes and hand sanitizers.
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remove the chemicals or stop selling the soaps.// brian and kirsten? q: jill, something new today at starbucks but are we ready? ((kirsten joyce)) >> q: jill, something new today at starbucks but are we ready? jill: it's beginning to taste like fall-- starting today... starbucks is selling pumpkin spice lattes. also... new for fall... a chile mocha drink. it's made with espresso, steamed milk, whip cream and a chile mocha topping-- that has ancho and cayenne chile pepper. brian and kirsten? demetria obilor a number of you have
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roundaboutt school. there have been accidents and some damage done to the decorative rock too. the county says thy are going to repair the damage and relocate a sign that is obstructed in the area. the county says they have been monitoring traffic flow through this roundabout and have request increased enforcement from metro. right now, the county is collecting feedback, and advises that you send an email or contact county commissioner chris giunchigliani. this intersection has been plagued by speeding and car races. based on input from the
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solution. metro feels it will help with the illegal drag racing and speeding. according to the american association of state highway and transportation officials, roundabouts reduce the types of crashes were people are seriously hurt or killed by 78-82 percent when compared to stop-controlled or signalized intersections. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. com. back to you./// ((kirsten joyce))
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dead in a home. what police believe is behind the murder- suicide investigation. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- a north las vegas suspect remains on the run. why this isn't the first time police are dealing with an escaped suspect. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, we'll soon be saying goodbye to those cooler temperatures. sherry has the details just how hot it's expected to get again. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. henderson police continue to investigate an apparent murder suicide centered around a henderson home it happened las night on blythswood square, that's in anthem that's where we find 8 news now reporter nia wong with the latest. nia? ((nia wong)) >> good morning brian and kirsten. it's here at this home behind me where police discoveored two
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has paid at least one visit here in the last year. for now they're still trying to figure out what exactly happened. we're told that both the victim and the suspect appear to be in their late thirties or early forties and investigators do believe that this is domestic related. and investigators say police have been out to the home once in the past year for a domestic related service call. ((michelle french // henderson police dept."this is a tragic thing that happened in a home. henderson is one of the safest cities in the united states, and this is truly just a tragic ((nia wong)) >> police add that they don't have any reason to believe anyone else was at home at the time of the shooting. ((nia wong)) >> the investigation is ongoing...we'll have more updates as they're available through the morning and online at las vegas now dot com. reporting live in anthem. nia wong 8 news now/// ((brian loftus)) today marks five- years since four people were killed inside a carson city i-hop restaurant.
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northern nevada and in kuwait... are marking the anniversary of the mass shooting. soldiers and airmen will take part in a memorial walk today.. and run from the i-hop restaurant to the guard complex to honor the lives lost. three guard members were killed in that shooting... along with a south lake tahoe resident. seven others were hurt. the 33- year- old gunman killed himself... he had been previously diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia./// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> hi sherry, how's the weather looking today? ((sherry swensk)) i
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pool and maybe the bbq.... temps topped out at 94. ... ........... around the valley. the air is still very dry. ..............
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demetria, how are the roads doing? a crash has been reported on northbound 215 and town center. a crash has also been reported
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tropicana near decatur. russell and flamingo are alternates. traffic is already slowing down in the spaghetti bowl right now. back to you./// brian loftus >> murder suspect manhunt! today... marks day four in the search for a man who escaped from police custody. kirsten joyce >> 25-year-old alonso perez, was last seen in an interview room inside the north las vegas police department on friday. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live outside with
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((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... a lot of people have been wondering... how does a murder suspect get away from police while being questioned wearing handcuffs? north las vegas police say the 25-year-old was in an interview room shortly after his arrest on friday. they say he turned the handcuffs until he broke free while a detective was out of the room. he then allegedly stol on saturday, police found the stolen pick-up... but not perez. the 25-year-old is suspected in shooting 31-year-old mohammed robinson late last month. as bizarre as this story might sound... it's not the first time something like this has happened in recent months. back in april, a 39-year-old man escaped from metro's custody after police say an officer interrogating him left the room and locked it... but apparently the lock was broken, allowing him to slip out: ((tommy burns/security
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and in books, but rarely does it ever happen in real life.")) ((tommy burns/security & law enforcement consultant: "essentially, i don't think you look so much at somebody's able to slip the cuffs, more so you'll be looking at why nobody was watching a person in custody.")) ((michael stevens)) >> the 39-year-old was arrested a short time later.. after a standoff in the northwest part of the valley. as for alfonso perez police still need your help finding him. he's considered armed and dangerous. 9-1-1 or crimestoppers. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) >> michael, what are police doing to find this man? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, we do know... they've alerted other police agencies... such as metro police... telling them to be on the look out for
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((kirsten joyce)) thousands of hungry
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eating contest. ((brian loftus)) >> competitive eater joey chestnut defended his title... winning the competition. he says his "awesome" technique and the fun of the contest is what he lives for. and get this.... he ate 188 wings in just 12 minutes. ((kirsten joyce)) >> brian and i tried taking on las vegas local miki sudo last year in a wing- eating contest. sudo was practicing for the hooter's wing eating contest.. miki won by eating 7 wings... brian and i -- not so much. /// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
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with cooler air eventually fading and more heat
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emjoy the mornings for now... as they will warm up a little with hotter afternoons. and it won't take long to get the hotter 100s back - they return by friday. ............. pollen is out there and stirred up by recent winds. new on the list is sage blooming again. it can really bother people. also ragweed and cheno still around. ............. hurricane newton is battering southern baja this morning with 90mph winds... and heavy rain. life-threatening mudslides and flash flooding is possible over mexico and baja with this tropical system. ............... then rain moving up into the desert areas of arizona and new mexico.
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steadily warming up. highs in the mid 90s will keep climbing to upper 90s by thursday and even 100s by friday and saturday again. .............. but they don't last long... as mid 90s return as soon as monday./// ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((brian loftus)) you beter stay ready! that's the campaign the city of henderson's emergency management is kicking off... for national preparedness month. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and it's important for you and your family to be safe... when disaster strikes. joining us this morning to talk about how to be prepared is yuri
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demetria demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) traffic along us 95 and cheyenne has gotten busier. there's some police activity on the
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town center is under construction through november from summerlin parkway to charleston. expect lane restrictions through november. back to you.///
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many people traveled over the labor day holiday...
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along the chicago skyline. you can see it looks like it's jumping from building to building. it didn't make all the way across.. but it decided it wanted to chill by the lakefront. /// ((demetria obilor)) trending now... a texas mom is going viral after helping out her son at school. yevette vasquez pretended to dress up like a man for the by wearing a plaid shirt and a mustache. she's a single mom who decided at the last minute to dress up.. so her son wouldn't miss out on all the fun. she says she received tons of support from the other dads and people online. her two younger sons want her to do the same for them when they're old enough. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your
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((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) goergeous early light this morning.... morning... with cooler air eventually fading and more heat later this week.
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will fade with more heat. ............. our week is manageable, but steadily warming up. highs in the mid 90s will keep climbing to upper friday and saturday again. .............. but they don't last long... as mid 90s return as soon as monday./// ((sherry swensk)) ((demetria obilor)) traffic in the spaghetti bowl is
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mtn. traffic in the spaghetti bowl is packed as the official workweek begins. expect slow downs along southbound i-15. traffic on the south beltway is
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just go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss" section. you can find out if your question was chosen.. every wednesday between 6:30 and 7 a-m./// ((kirsten joyce)) this sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. ((brian loftus)) >> and new york city announced some of their plans for the day of remembrance. a memorial ceremony will take place at the world trade center from 8-30 a-m to 12-30 p-m eastern time. the event is not open to the public but it will be televised. the ceremony will recognize six moments of silence to represent the four plane twin tower. the event is open only to families who lost loved ones in the terror attacks. be sure to watch our 9/11 hour long special here on 8 news now.. sunday at 5-30am../// ((brian loftus)) the stars of downtown's newest show joining us in studio this morning... ((kirsten joyce)) >> we're live with the cast of "one epic night" .. as they give us a magical taste of what you can expect. ((brian loftus)) plus... serena williams solidifying her status as a tennis champ .. her history making win at the u-s open .. and the competition isn't even over yet!
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day, the valley's news leader./// ((brian loftus)) president obama - meeting we sent him here to fix it. but congressman joe heck became part of the problem.
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and heck supports their agenda -- privatizing social security, handing wall street billions in fees, but risking our retirement in the stock market, cutting benefits, putting wall street ahead of us. congressman heck -- what's wrong with washington.
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.. making national headlines.. the search for the murder suspect .. who escaped from custody. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... temps are cool across the valley now.. but it's going to feel like summer again. when the 100- degree heat will return. ((brian loftus)) >> and... the guys from "one epic night" are making sure we have "one epic morning!" we're chatting with the stars of the newest 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. a murder suspect remains on the loose ... 5 days after escaping from custody inside the north las vegas police department. ((brian loftus)) >> the story is now starting to make national headlines ...

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