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even as it spins more than a hundred miles off shore, hermine hit parts of cape cod with gusts reaching 50 miles per hour. (rhode island house fire) strong winds fueled these flames in rhode island, where emergency crews struggled to put out a fire at this ocean front home. just south of providence, a neighborhood lost power when a toppled tree snapped a utility poll. ) "all of a sudden like lightning i ran out front and saw the tree on the ground. naturally it happened in seconds" along the northeast coast the rough surf and rip currents attracted thrill seekersdespite efforts from officials in new york to keep people out of the water. ( gregory wood/robert moses state park lifeguard capt. ) they can get neck back injuries, they can get flipped over by the waves, they can get pulled out by rip currents. its very dangerous for the public." (hermine hits + windy set up) still, the brunt of hermine has mostly spared the region.
(demarco q&a)(hermine morgan bulk hrem56) dm: any concern when it was moving up from florida? pretty much from the beginning they thought it was going to stay east of us which is fine with me. (laughs) (standup close) hermine is expected come to a near stop and remain stationary. that means the threat of dangerous rip currents and strong winds here in cape cod still hold. by tomorrow, forecasters predict it will once again head out toward the sea. demarco morgan, cbs news, cape cod, massachusetts./// meanwhile hurricane newton made landfall in baja california early this morning. it arrived as a category one hurricane with winds of up to 90 miles per hour. hurricane newton is expected to make a second landfall along the northwestern mexican coast early tomorrow. ((paul joncich)) back here at home we are beginning to feel the change of season.. ((christianne klein)) >> the nights are getting cooler. here's tedd with more. ((tedd florendo))
we have seen less smoke today than over the weekend. still a slight haze in the air, but the winds also not as strong as yesterday. temps this morning dropped as low as 69 at mccarran. we haven't seen that temps since may, so the unofficial end to summer felt like it this morning. today than yesterday. .......... ......................... .......... let's take you through the the eveing with your planner. temps stay warm tonight but not hot. we have light breezes but not windy. looking at clear skies again with only a slight haze in the air for this evening. we have a detailed look at what to expect the rest of the week, coming up in your weathernow forecast.
forties. officers have visited the home once in the past year for a domestic call. at this point.. they are still trying to piece together what happened. police say they don't think anyone else was in the home at the time of the shooting./// ((christianne klein)) a 47-year-old-woman was killed while crossing the street last night. she was hit by a motorcycle while jaywalking near lake mead and civic center. the motoryclce rider had some non-life threatening injuries. north las vegas police say speed and alochol were not factors in the crash. this is the 12-th deadly crash year./// ((paul joncich)) > today the other shoe dropped on students and employees of i-t-t tech. the company is closing all of its campuses across the country. the announcement comes just days after the u.s. department of education banned it from enrolling new students who use federal financial aid. reporter michael stevens has more from one of the valley's two campuses. in a statement the for-profit college chain said today with profound regret they're ending academic operations at all of its more than 130 campuses across 38
one in north las vegas... the other in henderson. both have officially closed their doors. i-t-t educational services made the announcement today and says the federal government's stripping of financial aid is forcing the school to close immediately. last month, the u.s. department of education said the school could not enroll new students who use federal financial aid. the school accuses the government of "unfairly" stripping it of eligibility for student aid. i- enrolling students altogether august 29th while looking for other options for students and staff. the indiana based company says the move will have an impact on hundreds of thousands of students and alumni as well as more than 8,000 employees./// ((christianne klein)) the minnesota man who led
admitted to kidnapping & murdering the boy decades ago in federal court today 11 year old jacob was abducted near his central minnesota home in 1989. the man who took him, 53-year-old danny heinrich, admitted to abducting jacob, sexually assaulting him and killing him. the mother, patty wetterling says she felt jacob was alive up until authorities found his remains last week. she says her son's legacy will live on. (( "what i really want to say today about jacob he's taught us all how to live how to kind he speaks to the world that he knew that we all believe in and it is a world worth fighting for his legacy will go on")) ((christianne klein)) prosecutors say they consulted with the wetterling family and got their approval for a plea deal that means their son's killer faces a recommended sentence of just 20 years in prison. prosecutors say after danny
count tuesday that the 53-year-old minnesota man isn't getting away with anything./// ((paul joncich)) olympic gold medalist connor fields was honored by clark county commissioners this morning. the green valley high school graduate was given a key to the strip.. and today was declared connor fields day. he won america's first gold medal in the b-m-x race.. and had to overcome a broken wrist just 4 months before rio: (( i broke my wrist 4 months 3 days before competition started in rio, so i had an emergency surgery and i had 8 weeks to prepare aft so mentally it was hard, and physically i had to make every day count. )) ((paul joncich)) >> connor says he plans on competing in at least one more olympics. he is also going to unlv. and he said he plans to go down to the strip friday night and see exactly what that key opens./// ((paul joncich)) an historic trip to laos gets a little colorful for the president. ((christianne klein))
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four. ((paul joncich)) the president was in laos today ... and he pledged 90- million dollars to clean up old u-s bombs there. america dropped more than 2- i vietnam war .. some 80- million unexploded bombs are still believed to be scattered there... they kill or maiming about 50 people every year. however, president obama did not apologize. he was supposed to meet with the philippine president .. but called it off after being publicly insulted. (((obama) "i have seen some of those colorful statements in the past, so clearly he's a colorful guy." )) ((paul joncich)) >> instead, mister obama is meeting his south korean
north's latest ballistic missile launch.///./// ((christianne klein)) donald trump and hillary clinton are focusing on the military today as they campaign in southern battleground states. craig boswell has the latest from the white house donald trump made his pitch to be commander-in-chief during a rally in virginia beach, virginia. (donald trump/(r) presidential nominee) "we are going to solve the isis problem but we have to also get back - and we have to solve it biggly and strongly and swiftly. but we have to get back to rebuilding our country." virginia ea more than a dozen military facilities. tuesday morning, the trump campaign rolled out a list of 88 retired generals and admirals who are endorsing the republican nominee. (clinton) "i think we're up to 89 but who's counting?" hillary clinton says more military and intelligence officers trust her to be president. her campaign unveiled a new ad showing wounded veterans listening to trump's actual comments on the campaign trail.
built great structures. i've had tremendous success." (craig boswell/cbs news/the white house) while trump campaigns in virginia and north carolina - hillary clinton went to florida for a rally in tampa. all three are battleground states being hotly contested. the latest cbs news battleground tracker shows hillary clinton is winning nearly every battleground state in play. only iowa is now classified as a tossup. but the race is far from settled. (anthony salvanto/cbs news election director) "you look at this big lead but it's frale this front runner who is unpopular." the president and first lady, michelle obama will campaign for clinton in battleground states next week. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house./// ((christianne klein)) trump will have a chance to make up ground in the polls during the debates. the first presidential debate is september 26th. ((christianne klein)) >> don't forget 8 news now is your local election headquarters where we have you covered for all the local races and issues that matter to you both on air and online at las vegas now dot
wildfires continue to ravage parts of california this afternoon. ((christianne klein)) >> up next on the valley's news leader. >> the damage one fire left behind has some residents without a home and hundreds of others without power./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at four. in football going for two can be risky. now get two medium two toppings pizzas for just $6.99 each. that's right just $6.99 each. better ingredients. better pizza.
a large, military-style helicopter crashed in brevard county, florida today, killing the three people on board. the privately owned chopper was operating out of orlando melbourne international airport. police said it was reportedly flying low. investigators say it was they don't believe it was operating in any military capacity. there's no word yet on what caused the crash./// ((paul joncich)) firefighters could only watch as two houses were destroyed by the saddle fire, burning south of paradise, california. paradise is near sacramento. the saddle fire is now up to 840 acres. five small fires merged to form this one. it's caused power outages for hundreds of people. officials have asked a number of residents in paradise to
evacuees at a church in nearby chico./// toss to weather ((tedd florendo)) ((( the heat returns this week ((tedd florendo)) ((( the heat returns this week and it's hotter today than yesterday with triple-digits around the region. winds increased as forecasted as well but still remain below windy criteria. digit humidity readings. and we're a few degrees warmer than yesterday. ................................ .. afternoon highs hot around the valley with temps hottest over to the east side of town where we're lower in elevation. especially for the east and southeast neigbhorhoods. not-as-hot for the locales on the west side of town especially the foothills and certainly the mountains where it appears to be coolest. ................................
and death valley. although we definitely got hotter for the colorado river valley from mesquite all the way down to the searchlight. more tolerable temps in the 90's for the central great basin where they also had some wind develop too. ................................ ... ..... u.s. temps show get stay hot only in the desert southwest but the southern plains with feels like temps in the 100's. still hot also for the northern plains and the mid-atlantic there down to the deep south. .. ............................. .... .......... doppler radar looking clear again across the region with most of the precip up in the pacific northwest. looking at the high mexico/texas to continue to progress northward and bring hotter weather this week; specifically late week. looking at the next system to roll through the north part of the state to increase wind this
...... ............................. ................ here's the forecast. 80's by morning with clear skies and winds finally calming down overnight. should be comfortable and clear by morning wit wake-up temps in the 80's again. tomorrow expect a high of 106 again and hotter. we could see some tomorrow. ((christianne klein))
that's during the time when the twin towers were hit 15 years ago. we'll take you to the many memorials across the country.. and hear from those who lives were impacted forever on that day. paul and i will anchor the hour long special. again that's sunday at 5-30 a-m right here on 8 news now ((paul joncich)) city leaders are looking to put a stop to dangerous street racing on a streatch of road on the east side of the valley. ((christianne klein)) >> demeta could give residents piece of mind.///
as demetria obilor explains the county may have found a solution to keep things safe in the area. (( )) demetria obilor: a number of you have reached out to me concerned with the new roundabout at sahara and hollywood near las vegas high 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. 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 community and town board, a roundabout was chosen as the 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
78-82 percent when compared to stop-controlled or signalized intersections. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. /// ((paul joncich)) at dubai's latest jaw-dropping mega-project -- a tropical rainforest inside a skyscraper hotel. the project will be part of the upcoming rosemont hotel and residences dubai -- under hilton's luxury independent brand curio. architects say the over 75-thousand square foot rainforest will include adventure trails, a sandless
streams and a rainforest cafe. there will also be a "prehistoric jurassic-inspired marsh." the complex will consist of two 53-story towers -- and will welcome its first guests in 2018./// ((paul joncich)) there is more controversy over the safest way to fight zika. ((christianne klein)) the new method being rolled out today to kill the infected mosquitoes. >> and why many critics say it's not enough to get the job done... valley's new leader./// announcer: now, live...this is 8 news now at four.
over the safest way to fight a trucks today for the first time to kill mosquitoes that carry the virus. ((christianne klein)) >> they are spraying what's being called an environmentally friendly and organic bacteria called b-t-i. but critics say it is not strong enough, and a more potent chemical should be used. cbs news correspondent david begnaud has more from miami beach. (spraying) early this morning buffalo turbine trucks drove through miami beach spraying b-t-ibacteria miami officials hope will kill off zika's carrierthe aedes aegypti mosquito. (laura mcgowan ) "it's very benign to humans." laura mcgowan is with clarke, the company hired by miami dade county to spray.
"bti attacks the actual larva of the mosquito getting into their gut and making it so they can't process food and can't develop." (aerial spraying) in august, miami dade county began aerial spraying in wynwood - a zika zone north of downtown miami, alternating between b-t-i and a powerful neurotoxin called naled. "naled or naled can essentially kill anything." tanjim hossain is a graduate research fellow at the univet "when a droplet of the insecticide touches a mosquito it kills the mosquito pretty much instantaneously. its considered a contact insecticide." though effective, naled is controversial. the insecticide was banned from the european union(nats pr) and protested in puerto rico, one of the hardest hit zika zones in the world. officials there say naled is dangerous for pregnant womenand could result in their babies developing behavioral issues. but the c-d-c and the e-p-a both insist its safe. florida governor rick scott says the c-d-c is
beach use helicopters to spray. (grieco ) "they don't want it here." miami beach commissioner, michael grieco, says the people in his community are opposed to aerial spraying. (michael grieco / county commissioner ) "the governor has a job to do but at the same time he's not boots on the ground here in miami beach. we are. we know what the people want." (david begnaud / cbs news/ miami beach) the commissioner is now calling on miami-dade county to stop using naled all together. the mayor of miami dade county says naled has proven to be effecitve. the cdc tells cbs news it's up to miami be if they don't want to use naled, no one is forcing them to. david begnaud, cbs news, miami beach, florida./// ((christianne klein)) officials announced this morning that aerial spraying for zika will begin in miami dade early thursday morning. crews will be spraying the insecticide "naled."/// ((christianne klein)) ((paul joncich)) ((tedd florendo))
((( winds have actually helped. we have seen less smoke today than over the weekend. still a slight haze in the air, but the winds al as yesterday. temps this morning dropped as low as 69 at mccarran. we haven't seen that temps since may, so the unofficial end to summer felt like it this morning. plenty of sunshiine and cooler today than yesterday. ................................ ... .......... let's take you through the the eveing with your planner. temps stay warm tonight but not hot. we have light breezes but not windy. looking at clear skies again with only a slight haze in the air for this evening. we have a detailed look at what to expect the rest of the week, coming up in your weathernow forecast.
home in 2004. cosby's attorneys are trying to block the release of a recorded phone call between cosby and the victim's mother. according to court documents cosby described the sexual encounter. no trial date has been set yet. cosby faces three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault. he maintains the encounter with constand was consensual. ((christianne klein)) guns seem to be selling at unprecedented levels-- background checks conducted by the fbi have hit an all-time high. now background checks don't -- but they do serve as an important indicator...since there are no industry figures for gun sales. mass shootings in the last several years have helped drive gun sales. gun buyers worry that every mass shooting will prompt a push for more restrictive gun control laws. gun control advocates have called for expanded background checks, restrictions on "military-style assault weapons" and preventing those on the terror watch list from purchasing a firearm./// ((paul joncich)) neighbors save more than
was at a rabbit show. paul leasure is known in his neighborhood as the guy who riases rabbits. when his house caught fire and he wasn;t home the nighborhood jumped into action. some came on riding lawmowers others on a-t-vs to help pull the rabbit cages out of the home. 30 rabbits and the family dog were rescued. pauls house was a complete loss but he's says he's still thankful for his neighbors. (( (don gavulvich) "he still has everything that means anything to him. he's got his health, he's got his girl, he's got his rabbits, which means everything to the ma the same for them. i'll tell you what. i'd do the same for them.")) ((paul joncich)) the cause of the fire has not yet been determined./// ((christianne klein)) one woman is pretty embarrassed after her suv ended up in corpus christi bay...all thanks to a mouse! she was visiting a park and was about to pull out when she felt something brush against her leg. that something turned out to be a mouse. she panicked, and jumped out of the car! and in the process accidentally throws the car into
as her wheels rolled into the bay. ((senior officer carl knapick / ccpd: cars end up in bay for different reasons, this is just another one. why they happen? you know usually someone is distracted or something happens in their car. next thing you know the car rolls off into the water since we're so close to the water at the edge of the park. )) ((christianne klein)) the woman wasn't hurt. police say she was just embarrassed by the entire incident. no word on if the stowaway rodent survived. ((paul joncich)) two valley organizations are stepping up to help valley need to succeed. ((christianne klein)) >> coming up on the valley's news leader. >> we sit down with the people the non profit group to talk about their plan to kick education in southern nevada into high gear.///
swing we are reminded of the many kids in need of good educational tools in our community...and one local company and a non profit are teaming up to help provide much needed programs.---jessi ca lovell and jay fraley are joining us this with more on this... jessica tell us about how yellow checker star is giving back to and how exactly does the
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that price includes a bed - tv - and storage area. what's missing - is privacy. every pod is wide open - to encourage interaction with other guests. (elvina beck/ podshare founder) "give up a little bit of privacy and gain a whole lot of social ability or collisions as we call it here." those 'collisions' often come in common areas...like the shared kitchen. milennials sammy burkhart and emma greenspan became friends while staying here. (sammy burkhart/ podshare gt everything, it's fun i feel like it brings us closer." (emma greenspan/ podshare guest) "there's a lot more value to the experiences than having ownership over something." right now - podshare is only in l-a but beck hopes to stretch the model far beyond california. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles./// ((paul joncich)) podshare opened their first location in los angeles in 2013./// toss to weather
and it's hotter today than yesterday with triple-digits around the region. winds increased as forecasted as well but still remain below windy criteria. single digit humidity readings. and we're a few degrees warmer than yesterday. ................................ .. afternoon highs hot around the valley with temps hottest over to the east side of town where we're lower in elevation. especially for the east and southeast neigbhorhoods.
the foothills and certainly the mountains where it appears to be coolest. ................................ .... regional temps also stayed hot with hottest temps in laughlin and death valley. although we definitely got hotter for the colorado river valley from mesquite all the way down to the searchlight. more tolerable temps in the 90's for the central great basin where they also had some wind develop too. ................................ ... ..... u.s. temps show get stay hot only in southern plains with feels like temps in the 100's. still hot also for the northern plains and the mid-atlantic states with muggy conditions there down to the deep south. .. ............................. .... .......... doppler radar looking clear again across the region with most of the precip up in the pacific northwest. looking at the high mexico/texas to continue to progress northward and bring hotter weather this week;
roll through the north part of the state to increase wind this weekend and especially next week. ................................ ... ................ here's the forecast. 80's by morning with clear skies and winds finally calming down overnight. should be comfortable and clear by morning wit wake-up temps in the 80's again. again and hotter. we could see some light breezes returning again tomorrow.
gunfire in tempe, arizona. here you see video of the evading police. police think the people in the vehicle may have been involved in a bank robbery before the police pursuit. several cars blocked the suv from turning onto an eastbound i-10 on ramp. then officers fired at the damaged vehicle when it came to a stop. phoenix police say they think they have detained all of the suspects involved. no word on injuries./// ((christianne klein)) a business in wisconsin goes up in flames...and a pet tortoise is to blame. matilda the tortoise was the
owner dean (pa-pee-toe) pipito says her cage was in the room where the fire started. pipito thinks matilda knocked over a heat lamp. on sunday night as he was pulling in to the business to take care of some paperwork he noticed the flames. (((dean pipito/store owner) 'my life was on fire. literally. i pulled up and i couldn't believe what i was seeing.' )) ((christianne klein)) >> sadly matilda did not survive the fire. pipito credits the brick wall separating the room matilda was in from the rest of the as the main reason the fire didnt spread throughout the building. the county sheriffs office says the cause of the fire was accidental. ((paul joncich)) new photos from nasa show a view of jupiter hardly visible from earth. the pictures show the planet's southern aurora. because of jupiter's unique orbit this is the first time experts have seen the southern point in such detail. nasa's juno spacecraft took the photos to study how the sun and other sources influence auroras.
emissions thought to be produced by jupiter's auroras. when the signals are converted into an audio frequency you can hear what it sounds like./// ((paul joncich)) a college football superstar is going the extra mile for one of his biggest fans ((christianne klein)) >> up next the touching story. >> of how a random encounter at lunch time changed the life of one 6th grade boy. ((paul joncich)) >> plus... families are selling their stuff... to fit in smaller homes. coming up at 5... why sos downsizing trend... and find out if it's making it's way to las vegas./// announcer: you're
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reer solving problems, isn't that something we need more of in washington? the college football player who befriended a boy with autism t fan during the fsu
/ ole miss game hena daniels has the story. cheering football game florida state wide receiver travis rudolph continues his winning streak on and off the field... and a touchdown! travis rudolph... with one of his biggest fans - 6th grader bo paske - cheering him on... travis rudolph is a great football player and an awesome superstar the star player made national headlines when this moment of kindness went viral. five florida state players were visiting bo's tallahassee
program - when rudolph saw bo sitting alone in the cafeteria. (rudolph) "once i just got those two slices of pizza i just saw him by himself was like hey, like a spotlight i guess, something clicked in my head just let me go ask him if i can sit with him." bo is autistic and most days no one sat next to him during lunch. his mother leah paske thanked rudolph for the heart warming gesture on facebook. (emotional) i don't know what made him pick bo but i'm so grateful he did, i'm so grateful he did and w now. i'm a superstar! everybody recognizes me. (track twitter fsu football handout) ...his super star streak isn't over yet... on monday bo was invited by rudolph to meet the entire team and watch the game. bo received big hugs and even got his own personalized jersey. hena daniels cbs news./// ((christianne klein)) and get this, florida state staged the biggest comeback in school history to beat
dozens of new officers are joining the ranks of the metropolitan police department. but while the class of 2016 will
make a difference... it won't fill the growing need for cops in the valley. ((paul joncich)) >> nevada voters still have to decide whether to legalize recreational pot... but lawmakers are already discussing ways to regulate it if it's approved. ((denise valdez)) >> on the heels of the 15th