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a suspect on the run for days... has finally been caught. what one witness saw just as police arrested alonso perez. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- students eating healthy at school. the options children are picking from.. for their school lunches. ((brian loftus)) >> and, we're climbing back to the triple digits.. how long will they last? sherry explains the shift in temperatures we'll see again. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, t right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) brian loftus >> a murder suspect manhunt... comes to an end. thanks for waking up with us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. this morning... 25-year-old alonso perez is waking up behind bars. he's the man who escaped from the north las vegas police department on friday. brian loftus >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens is in studio this morning... with how he was caught.
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>> brian, kirsten... the f-b-i took down perez around 8 o'clock last night. he was found inside a home near charleston and pecos. take a look... people in the area caught photos moments after the arrest. neighbors in the area... didn't want to show their face on camera but describe the moments as tense... as police and the f-b-i surrounded the home where perez was found: (( they came out with assault rifles. they blocked off the street. they were screaming for perez to come out of the house. we have you surrounded. they arrested two people but let them go.)) (( when they said perez, i thought, i put two and two together. so, it was very scary.)) ((michael stevens)) >> perez had been on the loose since he broke free from handcuffs on friday... and escaped from the north las vegas police department. perez is the primary suspect in the august 27th shooting
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robin witnesses say the deadly argument started with nasty words about robinson not holding a door open for a woman. perez was booked... and is being held inside the clark county detention center. brian, kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) >> michael, did tips lead police to this home? ((michael stevens)) >> kirsten, it's still not clear at this point... we don't know what led the f-b-i to this home... and we're not exactly sure if there was anyone helping him hide. kirsten? are investigating a shooting.. that left two men dead near torrey pines and smoke ranch. police say they were found shot near a vehicle.. near avery park apartments. they were transported to u-m-c, where they later died. investigators do not know yet if this was gang related. police are looking for multiple male suspects... if you have any information, call crimestoppers. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your
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>> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) skies are clear and temps are cooling off around the the 60s.
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clear for now... and should stay that way through the day, but tropical moisture overtaking the desert today with heavy rain moving into arizona and new mexico and pushing into texas. .............. the high pressure over nevada will keep that tropical moisture east of our area, but clouds over far southern clark county. ..........
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low 100s by the weekend, but not for long. ((sherry swensk)) demetria, how are the roads doing? ((demetria obilor)) the left shoulder is blocked on southbound i-15 at us 95 in the the mlk on-ramp to northbound 95 is closed off righ tnow. lane closures in effect for continuing work on the state's
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back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) more than 40- thousand college students are in limbo... after i-t-t technical institute ut locations... including two here in southern nevada. the announcement comes days after the u-s department of educationed banned it.. from enrolling new students who use federal financial aid: ((grant cooley - itt tech student: "it's kind of sad that they would weasel out, like give us a heads up, let us know what was going on." "my va's run out, my fafsa, i'm at the end of that from these itt prices.")) ((kirsten joyce)) >> federal officials say students currently enrolled or who withdrew from the school within the last 120 days... can apply to have their debt
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out if credits will transfer to community colleges. /// ((kirsten joyce)) bringing comfort to veterans... not medication, but meditation... we'll introduce you to the special women bringing this to our area veterans, in acts of kindness. ((brian loftus)) >> and, the end is near for a major construction project that's been driving you crazy. demetria shows you where crews will be working this week, and how to get around the cones. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. 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
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in 1803, a man bought the territory of louisiana for 42 cents an acre. that was the greatest deal ever. until i made this one. now you can get my jumbo breakfast platter for just $2.99. take that history. scrambled eggs, eight mini pancakes, a hash brown, and your choice of bacon or sausage. it's the greatest deal since the louisiana purchase. sort of. value, done my way. ((kirsten joyce)) an ancient type of meditation is helping veterans
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this week.. brings this comfort to veterans across the valley. go at your own rthythm.... every week, you'll find life coach marie nguyen gathered in a circle with a group of veterans, taking part in "hu meditation.' marie nguyen/acts of kindess recipient this is a very ancient method... to help heal the broken heart, broken spirit , which.. trauma, or ptsd is all about. marie says hu mediation reduces stress.. and alleviates and according to the vets who attend her free sessions here at the va southern nevada healthcare system ..... southeast primary care clinic.... it does that, and more. i have panic attacks, i wake up at night but after a few of these sessions.... when i'm able to utililze the hu, it lessens it.. i'm able to get out of it better.. i take my blood pressure.. it's up there, when i do the hu and all that.. it mellows everything
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she enjoys it, when you can include your spouse that helps you out in your relationships.. because they understand what's going on with you marie says it's a great alternative to taking medication, a way she says... to use meditation as a healing for mind, body, and soul. like any kind of wound, unless it's been ades will get worse over time, marie is fantastic, i appreciate the fact that she does this on her own she's here every week.. without fail, she goes and recruits others people i love to help people, i love to see people being happy, and i just feel great inside everytime i give money presentation : on behalf of everybody here, and what you do for them, you've been nominated and you receive our acts of kindness award.. thank you so
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kirsten joyce >> marie offers this for free at four different clinics and hospitals. she's also at several recovery centers. if you would like to nominate someone.. go to las vegas now dot com. acts of kindness will be under the "community" tab. or send us an email... acts of kindness at las vegas now dot com./// sherry how's the weather today?
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you may need to meditate to keep cool heading into the weekend with ............. these longer nights are good for keeping the water in your lawns now with just three days a
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.................. highs in the upper 90s are rising above normal... and that means warmer mornings. pollen is blooming with ragweed and sage right now. ............. rain moving into the desert from now tropical storm newton. up to 6 inches in arizona and new mexico.
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((brian loftus)) senate democrats blocked a one-point-one zika virus. they say is too political. this as more cases of the potentially devastating virus have been reported in south florida. bringing the number of locally transmitted cases to 67, according to florida senator
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crews in the sky and on the ground in florida. trying to fight zika. in washington -- a different kind of battle over how to pay for the fight. (jim inhofe/(r) oklahoma): "we have the opportunity to provide the funding to help combat the mosquito borne zika virus." on the table -- a one-point-one billion dollar bill passed by the house. (jim inhofe/(r) oklahoma):"we know that we can sa in the air, debatable." but democrats cry foul. pointing to provisions blocking planned parenthood funding and stripping a ban on confederate flags in military cemeteries. (bill nelson/(d) florida): "the display of the confederate flag. there's some people that want the display in some areas. what does that have to do with zika?" while campaigning in the sunshine state hillary clinton also accused republicans of playing
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people before politics and finally vote in favor for a clean funding bill to fight zika right here in florida." the bill needed 60 votes to pass. but senate democrats blocked the measure. "on this vote, the yays are 52, the nays are 46." several congressional republicans have suggested they might lump zika funding in with other government spending measures -- resolving the issue before the end of the month. (john cornyn/ (r) texas): "no one should doubt the gravity of the threat or the long term health coe to get our work done." i'm mary moloney reporting. ((kirsten joyce)) today, donald trump and hillary clinton will go head- to- head at a forum in new york city... focusing on veterans and national security. trump says clinton's use of a private email server disqualifies her to be president... while clinton told reporters trump is "dead wrong".. if he thinks voters don't care about his returns. after the forum, clinton will be off the campaign trail. trump will then head to philadelphia..
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in the latest national poll, the republican nominee has a two- point lead over clinton. /// ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((brian loftus)) the last patient hospitalized after the deadly mass shooting at a florida nightclub... is now back at home. the orlando regional medical center treated 35 patients from the shooting... and completed 76 operations. last month, orlando health and florida hospital both announced.. they will not bill the medical expenses. back in june, a gunman opened fire at the pulse nightclub... killing 49 people and wounding dozens. /// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) there are somec ones on the right side of 215 around warm springs on the westbound side of traffic due to an ongoing construction project. spencer is under construction between warm springs and eldorado for the
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interceptor pipeline. use eastern instead.
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apple junkies are getting excited to see the new iphone. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, paypal is helping users make easier payments online. jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. good morning brian and kirsten! investors started this shortened trading week in a buying mood. the dow rose 46 points. the nasdaq jumped 26--- apple is expected to announce its latest i-phone today at an event in san fransisco. one big change: apple has likely done away with the analog head-phone jack. instead, the phones will come with wireless headphones that connect to the phone digitally. also ... look for a better camera and more storage... and possibly some new colors... like a midnight blue. paypal and mastercard are teaming up to make it easier for users of the online payment system to pay with a mastercard. starting next year, customers
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instantly. paypal struck a similar deal with visa last july.// brian and kirsten? ((brian loftus)) >> and jill, brunch at starbucks? /// demetria obilor construction on flamingo between nellis and jimmy durante was starting to drive
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between nellis and jimmy durante was starting to drive you crazy. parts of the sidewalk were torn up and a big hole sat next to the crosswalk that some students would take to get to school. crews were able to get everything in order before school started last monday, but construction work continues here as part of
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you're dealing with lane closures between jimmy durante and mcleod for bus shelter work. crews are working between eastern oand boulder highway on median islands and traffic detectors underground, which also requires lane closures. you can use desert inn as an alternate. everything is on track to be finished by the end of october. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com.
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. four years ago i was diagnosed with breast cancer but early treatment saved my life. so i'm really outraged that joe heck voted ten times to defund planned parenthood which thousands of nevada women depend on for cancer screenings. congressman heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood.
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over. where police were able to locate alonso perez.. after escaping from handcuffs. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- eating healthy at school. the food options being offered to students for the new year. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, the valley will soon say goodbye to the triple digit heat. sherry has the details when temperatures will start changing. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> a mur behind bars. thanks for joining us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. 25-year-old alfonso perez was picked up by the f-b-i last night. he's the one escaped from the north las vegas police station on friday. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens is in studio this morning with where police found the fugitive. good morning, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... he was inside a home near charleston and pecos. and it was about 10 members from the f-b-i who took him down.
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photos moments after the arrest. neighbors in the area... didn't want to show their face on camera but describe the moments as tense... as police and the f-b-i surrounded the home where perez was found: (( when they said perez, i put two and two together. so it was very scary.)) ((michael stevens)) >> perez had been on the loose since he broke free from handcuffs on friday... and escaped from the north las vegas police department. the august 27th shooting death of 31-year-old mohammed robinson outside of a mcdonald's restaurant. witnesses say the deadly argument started with nasty words about robinson not holding a door open for a woman. perez was booked... and is being held inside the clark county detention center. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) >> michael, is there any idea what kind of charges perez faces? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, right now, it looks like he's being held on assault charges
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more charges could be added in the coming days. ((kirsten joyce)) we're learning more details about an apparent murder- suicide in henderson. police say a 38-year-old man shot his wife dead.. before turning the gun on himself. the woman was in the process of moving out... police say she had a 14-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.. and the couple had a nine-year-old daughter together. the girls were not at home at the time of the shooting.. and are now in the care of family. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> hi sherry, how's the weather looking today? ((sherry swensk)) temps are cooling off around the valley to 70 and trying to find
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............ clear for now... and should stay that way through the day, but tropical moisture overtaking the desert today with heavy rain moving
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pushing into texas. .............. the high pressure over nevada will keep that tropical moisture east of our area, but clouds over far southern clark county. .......... temps will keep rising to the low 100s by the weekend, but not for long. demetria, how are the roads doing? ((demetria obilor))
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the southwest valley at el capitan and pebble. fort alternates here. slow downs are in effect at i-15 and us 95 in the spaghetti bowl.
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>> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) >> school is back in session for the clark county school district which has more than 300-thousand students. ((kirsten joyce)) >> those are a lot of mouths to feed. 8 news now reporter nia wong joins us from their central kitchen to talk about healthy food options for the school year. nia? ((nia wong)) >> ((nia wong))
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>>how many meals come out of the central kitchen every day? ((nia wong)) >> 240,000....which is aroun 1.2
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((kirsten joyce)) marijuana is becoming a common product here in the valley... ((brian loftus)) >> what lawmakers are doing to make sure your children don't get a hold of it. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
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space station crew members are back on earth... after a six month long space mission. commander jeff willians and two russian cosmonauts landed safely in kazakhstan. williams broke the record for spending the most cumulative time in space... a total of 534 days. he's also been tweeting the stunning views from space... and thanked his crewmates and three other crew members will be brought up to the i-s-s later this month. /// sherry how's the weather today?
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cleak steady heat up through the rest of the week. ........................ temps are cooling off around the valley to 70 and trying to find the 60s.... with afternoons reaching the low 100s by saturday. then breezy winds will bring
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week. ............ the air is dry and our skies are clear for now... and should stay that way through the day, but tropical moisture overtaking the desert today with heavy rain moving into arizona and new mexico and .............. the high pressure over nevada will keep that tropical moisture east of our area, but clouds over far southern clark county. .......... temps will keep rising to the low 100s by the weekend, but not for long.
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((kirsten joyce)) today, jury selection is expected to get underway... against the armed ranchers who took part in a standoff over an oregon sanctuary. ammon and ryan bundy... along with six others... helped seize the national bird sanctuary back in january. they're being charged with conspiring to prevent federal employees from doing their jobs. several others already pleaded guilty tth the defendants claim they used their first amendment rights.. to engage in a peaceful protest... and that those with guns were exercising their second amendment rights./// ((brian loftus)) safety is on the minds of nevada lawmakers.. as they work to regulate the medical marijuana industry here in nevada. lawmakers hope to keep edible marijuana products out of childrens hands.. before it becomes a problem. colorful packaging has attracted children to the products... like brownies and candies. the proposed measure would require edibles to be square-
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child-proof cases. (( ed bernstein/father of medical marijuana patient: "nevada is the gold standard of regulation, we have the toughest, strictest regulatory scheme of any state in the country." " we're becoming a proto-type for other states to follow, so it's really important that we were the leader in gaming, we're going to be the leader in marijuana and medical marijuana safety." )) ((brian loftus)) >> some dispensaries are already following the proposed packaging requirements. /// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) the city is working to repave town center from charleston to summerlin parkway. that's why you're seeing cones in the area. work starts around nine am this morning and will go on through the afternoon. 215 at ann is under construction
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cutting benefits, putting wall street ahead of us. congressman heck -- what's wrong with washington.
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he's a year and a half old. he's some type of terrier. his adoption fee is 200- dollars. animal foundation 384-3333 we'll be right back./// ((demetria obilor))
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southwest airlines employee gave his flight a very looney welcome to the city of chicago: (( "ey, what's up, doc? this is bugs bunny here, and on behalf of this flight crew here at southwest airlines, welcome to chicago." "oh, you screwy rabbit!" "please remain clear of the front and back doors!" "if you're connected here to another fine southwest flight.." "t-t-that's all folks!" )) ((demetria obilor)) best impersonations of the looney tunes.. like bugs bunny, elmer fudd, and foghorn leghorn. the video is close to 3- million views on youtube. /// ((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))
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............ the air is dry and our skies are clear for now... and should stay that way through the day, but tropical moisture overtaking the desert today with heavy rain moving pushing into texas. .............. the high pressure over nevada will keep that tropical moisture east of our area, but clouds over far southern clark county. .......... temps will keep rising to the low 100s by the weekend, but not for long.... as breezes early next week will bring in cooler 90s back. ((sherry swensk)) ((demetria obilor))
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our 8 news now good day.. facebook page.. click on the contest tab... and upload a picture of you and the kids getting ready for school. 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced every friday during the 6am newscast./// ((kirsten joyce)) getting your questions answered ... from the valley's top officers.. ((brian loftus)) >> the assistant sheriff joins us in studio ... to talk about the uptick in
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((kirsten joyce)) plus... sunday marks 15 years since 9/11.. we hear from the grandfather of the i-team's vanessa murphy .. who helped treat victims of the terror attack. those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// ((brian loftus))
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a murder suspect who escaped from a police station .. is back in custody.. the details of his capture after days on the run. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... where they can learn what to do about tuition.. after the school announced it's closing. ((sherry swensk)) >> and... there's plenty of summer heat heading for the valley this week.. the return of triple digits in your weather now forecast. 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.
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a man wanted in connection to a murder .. is back behind bars, after escaping police custody. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens joins us this morning .. with the details on the capture. michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... the f-b-i took down perez around 8 o'clock last night. he was found inside a home near charleston and pecos. take a look... people in the area caught photos moments after the arrest. neighbors in the area... didn't want to show their face on camera but describe the moments as e as police and the f-b-i surrounded the home where perez was found: (( they came out with assault rifles. they blocked off the street. they were screaming for perez to come out of the house. we have you surrounded. they arrested two people but let them go.)) (( when they said perez, i thought, i put two and two together. so, it was very scary.)) ((michael stevens)) >> perez had been on the loose

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