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new york and new jersey are on high alert this morning after an explosion went off in manhattan over the weekend.... injuring dozens. thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. one thousand additional new york state police officers and national guard troops are patrolling bus terminals, airports and subway stations dianne gallagher is live in new york following the latestn ((diane gallagher)) >> authorities in new jersey suspended train service overnight...after a backpack with five suspicious devices inside was found at the train station in elizabeth. the city's mayor says one of the
squad began inspecting it. the development came as the fbi and nypd took several people into custody during a traffic stop in brooklyn sunday night... in connection to saturday's explosion in new york's chelsea neighborhood. police in new jersey detonate one of several suspicious devices found late saturday near a bar and a train bridge... the mayor of elizabeth had this to say: i don't think any mayor prepares for this or wants this to happen in their city. the incident, about forty minutes from where a blast in manhattan's chelsea neighborhood injured dozens. similarities to the exploded device was found blocks away . with residents again worried - new york mayor bill de blasio says officials are working hard to keep people safe: you will see a very substantial nypd prescence this week..bigger than ever earlier saturday in seaside park, new jersey one of three pipe-bomb type devices wired together detonated in a garbage can. no one was injured but authorities believe the blast was probably meant to distrupt a
police say there's similarities in that incident and the one in new york - but have stopped short of saying they're linked. and the two blasts came on the same day as a man stabbed nine people in a minnesota mall. an off-duty police officer - now hailed as a hero - shot the attacker dead: he clearly prevented additional injuries and potentially loss of life ((diane gallagher)) >> the pressure cooker that didn't explode saturday in new york city will be sent to the all of the victims in saturday's explosion have since been released from the hospital. from new york city cnn diane gallagher.
for your help with locating 19-year-old christopher campbell. he was last seen yesterday leaving his home near lake mead and hollywood. he was wearing a gray t-shirt, blue jeans, and black slipper- type shoes. campbell is diagnosed with asperger's syndrome and schizophrenia. he also suffers from seizures... and requires medication. if you see him, immediately call police . /// ((brian loftus)) one man is recovering this morning after a shooting at grapevine springs park. metro says a bullet grazed the man's ches for treatment. metro says the victim and the gunman knew each other. witnesses told police they heard loud gunshots. it's still unclear what led to the shooting. anyone with information is asked to call crimestoppers./// ((kirsten joyce)) north las vegas police are investigating the deadly shooting of a 19 year old. this happened early sunday morning near lake mead and belmont. officers responded to shots fired and found the victim lying in the street. he was taken to u-m-c where he later died. police do not have a clear
blue pickup truck that may have been involved. this is the 19th homicide in north las vegas jurisdiction this year./// ((kirsten joyce)) metro police are searching for a serial robber. they say a man robbed three local businesses. each time, he handed an employee a note... demanding cash. the robber targeted businesses along east sunset, spring mountain and south rainbow. anyone with information is asked to call metro police./// ((brian loftus)) for a person who hit a man on a scooter and took off in a dark blue honda odyssey. the man suffered life threatening injuries. it happened near rancho high school sunday morning. police tell us the the dark blue odyssey sustained left side damage and a broken left side passenger window. police ask those with information to call metro police or crimestoppers. /// ((brian loftus)) if you've ever had a question for law enforcement... let us know! we ask metro police sheriff joe lombardo questions from viewers
of joe. to submit a question... go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss" section. you can find out if your question was chosen.. this wednesday at six a-m./// ((kirsten joyce)) we're one week away from this year's first presidential debate. ((brian loftus)) >> see how the campaigns of hillary clinton and donald trump spent the weekend before their first face-to-face showdown. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor.
((brian loftus)) remembering the victims of opioid overdoses this week. that's what president obama wants the nation to do. the commander in chief has declared this week-- the prescription opioid and heroin epidemics awareness week. obama is asking everyone to promote awareness about the number of deadly overdoses from those drugs has almost quadrupled in the past 17-years./// ((brian loftus)) on the campaign trail, terrorism will likely take center stage in the presidential race after the attacks this weekend. both candidates plan to stump in battleground states in the days ahead. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the latest cbs news battleground tracker finds hillary clinton and donald trump in a virtual tie across key states. don champion reports.
reacted sunday to the weekend attacks in new jersey, new york and minnesota. donald trump's running mate spoke in florida. (sot gov. mike pence/(r) vice (gov. mike pence/(r) vice president candidate ) "prayer and vigilance is the order of the day" in a statement, hillary clinton said "i am confident americans " will once again choose reslove over fear." this week, clinton will meet with world leaders at the united nations general assembly. trump plans to stump in battleground states as his campaign is dogged by questions president obama's birthplace. donald trump/(r) presidential candidate ) "president barack obama was born in the united states period" on face the nation, his campaign manager tried moving past the controversy. kellyanne conway/trump campaign manager) "donald trump advocated something for five years that was a lie. why did he do that? kc: well, you're going to have to ask him. but, again, i think that this is a sideshow now that the media seem obsessed with"
black voters behind her saturday night during a fiery speech before the congressional black caucus foundation. "i will consider it a personal insult, an insult to my legacy if this community lets down its guard and fails to activate itself in this election" clinton will campaign in pennsylvania monday. don champion, cbs news. ((kirsten joyce)) both campaigns are currently preparing for the upcoming debates - their last o ((brian loftus)) >> clinton and trump face-off a week from today, their first of three debates. and their running mates mike pence and tim kaine will debate on october 4th./// 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((kirsten joyce)) after two decaders the l-a rams are back in californa. ((brian loftus)) >> we'llsee who came out on top during their first home game at the coliseum./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
the winners will be announced friday morning at six./// ((brian loftus)) the la rams are back home in the sunshine state. yesterday they held their first home game at the coliseum plenty of celebrities showed up on the sidelines and a lot of fun festivities. los angeles won their first nfl game since 1994 beating the seahawks with a final score of 9-3./// sherry how's the weather today? let's take a look at
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the movie "sully" starring tom hanks as pilot chesley sullenberger is number one at the box office for a second weekend the movie brought in an estimated 22 million dollars. rounding out the top five "blair witch" ... "bridget jones's baby" ... "snowden" and "don't breathe"./// ((kirsten joyce)) two twin pandas finally have a name of their own. after going a few months completely nameless they were given the names jian jian and kang kang this weekend. the twins were born back in late june. and they've grown quite a bit, too- growing from less than half a pound to now over eight. the names mean good health in chinese.///
force against litterbugs. check out this guy who dressed up as darth vader while cleaning a stretch of highway in virginia. his name is henry wakley and he takes care of the road through the adopt-a-highway program. he says it's a lot of fun... people honk, wave and sometimes stop to take pictures./// we'll be right
one day, three cities, and three attacks... we'll take a look at the separate terror investigations from the weekend. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...fall is right around the corner. but our temperatures won't necessarily reflect that... sherry will have our weather now neighborhood forecast coming up. ((brian loftus)) >> and...several winners came out on top during last night's emmy's. . ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day. thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) this morning, the fbi is questioning several 'persons of interest' in connection with a weekend explosion in new york city. here's a live look coming from new york. another team of fbi agents is on the scene in new jersey where a jersey where a backpack filled with suspicious devices has shut