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hundred students at johnson jr. high. what new discoveries the e-p-a made is next. ((michael stevens)) >> plus... a man is dead after a deadly hit and run on the city's south side. we'll tell you what led up to the crash. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... after a hot weekend strong winds are returning to the valley. sherry gives us a look at this week's forecast ((michael stevens)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((michael steven with us i'm michael stevens in for brian. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce new this morning a man is dead is after an overnight hit and run. the incident happend last night around 8:45 near torrey pines and charleston. metro tells us that a man driving a ford truck struck a man while riding his bicycle into a wall. he was sent to umc where he later died. metro officers went on to say
sgt. robert stauffer / fatal detail: (( "it's something that you have to be careful of, especially the drinking and driving aspect of this. it's what's going to cause the individual to not maintain the travel lane and to end up in a situation like this." )) ((kirsten joyce)) the driver ran away after the crash but he was later caught he was arrested for being under the influence and hit and run. this is the 75th death in metro's jurisdiction./// ((kirsten joyce)) three people are dead this morning after a small tahoe international airport it happend last night just after 6 p-m . no one was injured on the ground, but officials confirm the three people on board that aircraft did die in the crash. the plane was experiencing technical difficulties and crashed into the airports parking lot, killing the three individuals on board. this crash comes only 12 days after a fatal plane crash that happened in sparks./// ((michael stevens)) class is canceled yet again at walter johnson jr. high. the district made the announcement last night... after the e-p-a possibly found
brittany edney spoke with the e-p-a about the discovery. ((brittany edney)) continued cleanup means no class for students at johnson junior high school on monday. there's still some areas of campus--- specifically the gym-- where crews are making sure all traces of potentially harmful mercury levels are removed. ((randy nattis, epa " further remediation needs to take place, and then they're going to start with reconstruction.")) ((brittany edney)) so far 60 homes have been screened for mercury-- and one ofe the latest numbers from c-c-s-d show around 800 bags of student belongings and clothing have been screened and cleared for pick-up. ((mike barton, ccsd "we care about our students, we care about their families and we want to ensure that when they do return that safety, security and cleaniness is a top priority." ((brittany edney)) but many felt the district made a mess when they initially responded to the emergency incident. ((debbie kooser, parent "it was a long night, it was mass confusion. a lot of angry parents, it was crazy.")) ((brittany edney)) officials say they aren't taking any chances with mercury contamination... all 7 buses that service the school have been tested and
"we know as a district and as a school, we'll debrief on how we can do better. how we can do better for the teachers and the students.")) ((michael stevens)) >> as for when students will head back to class... the district says they are taking it day by day. but remember, they'll have to make-up 2 of the 3 days missed now -- c-c-s-d says they are looking at election day and the week before thanksgiving as options./// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
crews are responding to a building fire off tropicana and eastern. up in the northwest, there's a closure in effect on the northbound 95 ramp to westbound 215. follow the detour. it should reopen around 5am. back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce)) americans stopped sunday responding to a building fire off tropicana and eastern. up in the northwest, there's a closure in effect on the northbound 95 ramp to westbound 215. follow the detour.
back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce)) americans stopped sunday to remember the terror attacks of september 11, 2001 and thousand people killed that day. in new york there were moments of silence at the exact times al qaeda hijackers flew planes into the world trade center towers... and at the moments the towers fell. family members read out the names of the victims... and a moment of silence was held at the pentagon, where president obama placed a wreath and addressed the crowd. (pres. barack obama) "may god bless the memory of the loved ones here and across the country. they remain in our hearts today." ((kirsten joyce))
where flight 93 crashed into a field - in new york the freedom tower now stands where the twin towers once did -- a monument to resilience ... and the memories of the lives lost./// ((michael stevens)) the nfl is officially underway and yesterday players as well as fans took time to honor the 15th anniversary of september 11th. president obama kicked-off the season with a special message to america saying: "it's up to all of us to carry forward the legacy of the lives lost during those attacks." while player politicians put on a display of red-white-and- blue... vice president joe biden helped unfurl a giant flag in philadelphia and former president george bush tossed the coin in dallas then addressed the fans: former president george bush: we remember the lessons of 9/11...that evil is real, and so is courage ((michael stevens)) >> in seattle, players linked arms to honor 9/11 victims. but 4 dolphins took a knee to call attention to injustice...
((kirsten joyce)) the effects of the september 11th attacks 15 years ago were felt here in the valley. hundreds gathered under fremont's viva vision canopy. there were no speeches.... it was just a simple yet poignant tribute the procession went from freemont and main to the 3rd street stage for a moment of silence./// ((michael stevens)) hillary clinton faces new scrutiny about health and transparency, after a big stumble on sunday. ((kirsten joyce)) >> coming up on good day we'll see what, donald trump's campaign a new development./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
((michael stevens)) welcome back to the valley's news leader. a new issue is likely to take of the 20-16 presidential campaign. hillary clinton has been diagnosed with a serious illness and has been advised to take it easy for a few days. hena daniels has the latest from new york. "i'm feeling great." hillary clinton says she is feeling fine but has cancelled a 2-day fundraising trip to california. her doctor says the 68-year-old was diagnosed with pneumonia on friday, although the illness was
leaving the 9/11 ceremony at ground zero. clinton went to her daughter's manhattan apartment for a few hours after the incident and then headed to her suburban home not far from new york city. her doctor issued a statement saying: while at this morning's event she became overheated and dehydrated. i have just examined her and she is now rehydrated and recovering nicely. donald trump has not commented about clinton's illness, but in the repeatedly questioned whether his opponent has the strength to be president and the stamina to take on terrorists. he returns to the campaign trail after taking a day off to pay tribute to victims of the september 11th terror attacks. the latest cbs news battleground tracker poll shows the race is tightening in florida. clinton holds just a two point lead there. in ohio, another key battleground state, clinton has a 7 point lead.
((michael stevens)) there's been no word on whether or not clinton will cancel wednesday's rally here in the valley. she is being treated with antibiotics. as for her opponent... donald trump is expected to give a speech in baltimore in front of the national guard association of the us, and then heads to asheville, north carolina for an evening rally./// ((kirsten joyce)) former new york mayor rudy giuliani is defending controversial remarks made by donald trump... in an n-b-c forum last week, trump said the u-s should have taken more iraqi oil. giuliani agrees... (rudy giuliani,u that the islamic state then would not have had it available." (george stephanopoulos, abc) "he said leave it for us back there and take it." (rudy giuliani, trump supporter) "leave it for us back there and take it and distributed in a proper way." (george stephanopoulos, abc) "that's not legal, is it?" (rudy giuliani, trump supporter) "of course it's legal. it's a war. until the war is over, anything's legal." ((kirsten joyce)) >> according to the geneva conventions, countries are prohibited from seizing others' property even in war. that was the justification the u-s used during its 19-90
kuwait's oil. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((michael stevens)) super heroes uniting to fight childhood cancer. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we'll see how much money was raised during the candlelighters 5k run. you're watching 8 news now good day.
and it definitely helped over the weekend people dressed up as super heroes for the candlelighters 5k marathon at mountains edge exploration park .. to support candlelighters childhood cancer foundation of nevada. something that really hits home for metro police captain james larochelle.. his 9 year old daughter, rosa was diagnosed with cancer... and he says the charity is a great support in these tough times: (( james larochelle, metro captain .. daughter has cancer: when a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, particularly a child, it's really devastating, overwhelming, very emotional. it's so good to hear from other folks who've been through this before and to hear the success stories )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> little rosa felt good
((demetria obilor)) the mlk on-ramp to northbound 95 will be closed through november for construction on project neon. expect to see a lot of work in the area overnight. the southbound 95 off-ramp to south rancho will close overnight throughout this week. the rainbow/russell intersection is under construction for a county improvement project. use tropicana to get around it.
just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. and upload a pic of you sipping a cup of joe! 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! every friday during the 6am newscast./// ((kirsten joyce)) pizza enthusiasts gathered in argentina's capitol to participate in a 3 mile walking and eating race through some of the city's best pizza restaurants. this was the fifth year of the muza 5k or pizza marathon. 600 pizza lovers, some of them wearing pizza shaped hats and wigs, took part in the taste extravaganza.///
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vegas is now in police custody... where authorities tracked him down. ((michael stevens)) >> plus...fall temperatures are coming to the valley this week. sherry is here with this week's forecast ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... syria is close to reaching a ceasefire agreement. but its citizens aren't so sure it might happen. ((michael stevens)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) tn news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((michael stevens)) >> and i'm michael stevens in for i'm brian loftus. sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))