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new york and new jersey are on high alert this morning. the man f-b-i agents are looking for... after a weekend explosion in new york. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- a portion of i-15 is expanding... where crews will install more travel lanes to help ease traffic. ((brian loftus)) >> and, it's going to be a scorcher today... but sherry says we'll see a nice break in the heat... with a chance for some much- needed rain. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news nowo brian loftus >> this morning...the f-b-i is questioning several 'persons of interest' in connection to an explosion this weekend in new york city. kirsten joyce >> meanwhile...anot her team of f-b-i agents is on scene in new jersey investigating a backpack filled with suspicious devices....shutti ng down train services. 8 news now nia wong joins us live in studio with the latest updates. nia? ((nia wong)) >> good morning brian and
jersey would make this the 4th incident authorities have had to inspect in the past 36 hours. the city's mayor says two men called police about seeing wires and pipe coming out of the package around 9:30 last night. ((-nats- )) authorities in new jersey stopped train services overnight....after a backpack with five suspicious devices inside...was found at the train station in elizabeth. ((-nats- boom! explosion )) the city's mayor says one of the devices inside went off unintention ally....as a bomb squad an 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. this surveillance video obtained by nbc shows people running for cover after the pressure cooker bomb was set off. ((-nat/sot- 'i'm wanting to help. come with me. i'm holding you, ok? )) 29 people were injured. a second pressure cooker device was found four blocks away, was dismantled. so far - city officials are not calling the incident an act of terrorism. ((new york mayor bill de blasio: "we have a lot more work to do to be able to say
motivation, a personal motivation." )) some intelligence experts are pointing connections between the attack here in chelsea and the boston marathon bombing: a pressure cooker device was used in the 2013 marathon attack. but unlike that one - officials say the devices found in new york had cell phones attached: ((ed davis/ former boston police commissioner: "that's a step up in sophistication from what we saw here in boston. that gives them the ability to detonate the thing from anywhere. )) investigators are trying to figure out whether the chelsea bombin explosion saturday in new jersey....which may also have used a cell phone as a trigger. ((nia wong)) >> all the victims in saturday's explosion have since been released from the hospital. brian and kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) >> what security measures are being taken in new york city? ((nia wong)) >> kirsten, the united nations is having their general assembly... two blocks away from the blast in chelsea. new york city mayor bill deblasio says a thousand state police officers and national guard troops will be at bus
back to you. ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) a beautiful but warm weekend another hot day today before the heat breaker of clouds and possible rain. .......... temps right now in the 70s and will cool a little more through the
ceremony is taking place to mark the start of a major construction project. ((brian loftus)) >> n-dot will be widening i-15 north between craig road and speedway boulevard. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live this morning with what's expected. good ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... it's a 34-million dollar project... and construction will take place on a very heavily traveled stretch of roads. as you mentioned n-dot says they'll be widening i-15 between craig and speedway boulevard in north las vegas. the project will transition the 5-miles stretch of highway from
listen to these numbers... n-dot says about 41-thousand cars travel this path everyday... and traffic is expected to grow 71-percent by 20-33. n-dot says the project will improve safety and cut-down travel times and congestion... but some drivers say it's not really needed: ((meir mendel // truck driver: it's always nice when they expand the road but i don't think it's that busy over here anyway, the i-15, if you go north, it's not a busy road.)) ((meir mendel // truck it's necessary, i think they could find different places that need the money, better places.)) ((michael stevens)) >> n-dot says the project will help with traffic... going to and from the speedway during major events like nascar and e-d-c. in addition to roadwork... new lighting will be installed as well as some new signs and landscaping. today's groundbreaking is set for 10-this morning. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) >> michael,
((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// an arizona mom called in some reinforcements to help her out. why she called the cops on her kids.. while out driving with them. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- the charleston curve has slowed you down for years. but change is on the way...how you can shape the future of this busy interchange, in "what's driving you crazy?" /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader...
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to teach her toddler a little lesson about seat belt safety... so, who better else than to call the cops? michelle fortin says her three-year-old unbuckled her seat belt during a ride home. she pulled over and explained to her why seat belts are important... but later decided that the lesson needed to be re-inforced. so, she called the police... who was more than happy to back her up: (( michelle fortin, mother: "i guess i call police, but i knew she was gonna remember it and i knew by hearing from a police officer, who is a person of authority that my kids respect, i knew tat was gonna drive the point home.")) ((kirsten joyce)) >> the strategy may have worked... michelle's daughter promised the officers.. she would always keep her seat belt on. /// sherry how's the
hot day today before the heat breaker of clouds and possible rain. .......... tropical moisture working its way up from the south from hurricane paine - barely a minimal hurricane with 75 mph winds - and clouds with .............. then another chance comes thursday with a cooler system up north that one will bring even cooler tmeps this week. ((sherry swensk)) back to you.///
victim suffering from a gunshot wound, near lake mead and belmont street... and was immediately transported to u-m-c, where he lated died. police do not have a clear suspect description... but believe a small, blue pick- up truck was involved in the shooting. they also believe this was not a random act of violence. this is the 19th homicide in north las vegas's jurisdiction. if you have any information, call crimestoppers. /// ((brian loftus)) and police also need your help locating 19-year-old christopher campbell. w leaving his home, near lake mead and hollywood... wearing a gray t-shirt, blue jeans, and black slipper- type shoes. campbell is diagnosed with asperger's syndrome, is schizophrenic.. and suffers from seizures... and needs to take his medication. if you see him, call police immediately. /// ((kirsten joyce)) one in five americans has a criminal record... according to the white house... but the obama administration doesn't want that to disqualify someone from seeking higher education. the white house says over 80 colleges and universities.. have signed on to its fair
those schools will commit to adopting admissions practices that don't immediately disqualify applicants.. because of their criminal records. they also commit to making internships and job training available. /// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) expect delays at the charleston/mlk intersection. avoid the area. flamingo is under rtc's flamingo improvement project. avoid the area.
((demetria obilor)) back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) after the break on 8 news now good day... after the break on 8 news now good day... camera enthusiasts are getting excited for go- pro's newest toy. what the action camera maker is set to release for the holidays. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- the iphone- 7 is already dealing with some issues. the weird noises some users are hearing from their device. /// ((brian loftus))
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the country could soon feel another interest rate hike... ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, some iphone- 7 users their phone. jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. good morning brian and kirsten! markets reopen after a volatile few trading days--- on friday, the dow fell 88 points. the nasdaq lost five... but overall... markets finished higher for the week.// investors are waiting for the fed's policy meeting--- it starts tomorrow. on wednesday--fed chair janet yellen will hold a press conference, when we'll learn if the fed thinks the economy is strong enough for another
wait until after the november election.// apple stock had its best week in nearly five years--- getting a big boost from strong i phone 7 sales. but some early users... are getting an earful. some have taken to social media to complain the phone is creating a hissing sound... especially when they're subjected to a heavy processor workload. ((brian loftus)) >> and jill -- go pro shares have really taken a hit recently... now they'er out with a new drone that they think will boost sales? a: go pro is going to the company has been teasing the new release with videos like this one... the quadcopter drone goes on sale later this year. ivnstors hope it's a hit--- go pro shares are down 20 percent this year... ///
the charleston curve has been a pain in your commute for years. the interchange isn't big enough and traffic can get really backed up in the area, and the state wants to propose its solution to you.... thursday evening, the state will hold an open house regarding improvements for the 95/charleston the public is welcome to attend and input/comments are encouraged. the state wants to add auxiliary lanes on us 95 between eastern and charleston, reconstruction the charleston interchange and widen charleston, just east of the interchange. ndot says its all to increase safety and improve operation for current and future traffic needs. it will be held at the east las vegas community center ballroom from 4pm to 7pm on thursday. if you can't attend, your
week.. after a weekend blast in new york. the wanted man f-b-i is currently looking for... in connection to the explosion. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- more lanes are being added to the i-15. where drivers will see a big difference to their commute. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, we're going to feel a big shift in the weather this week. sherry has the details on the chance of rain..
((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)) >> thanks for joining us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. right now several people are in custody in connection to this weekend's explosion in new york city. ((kirsten joyce)) >> no charges have been filed....but the f-b-i is questioning them after pulling them over on a highway in brooklyn. 8 news now reporter niw nia? ((nia wong)) >> as that's happening in new york...another f-b-i team is investigating a backpack filled with suspicious devices at a train station in elizabeth, new jersey. all trains have been suspended between there and liberty newark airport. the city's mayor says two men reportedly saw wires and pipe coming out of the package. >> he also tells us the bomb squad's robotic device indicates the package was left under a train trestle and could be a live bomb. it's still too early to say
new york city officials say the blast in the chelsea neighborhood does not appear to be an act of international terrorism....but they're not completely ruling it out. after the explosion....a second pressure cooker with wires and a cellphone trigger were found blocks away. with the united nations having their general assembly 2 miles from the first blast, new york city is on alert. (( new york mayor bill de blasio: "we have a lot more work to do to be able to say what kind of motivation was behind this - was it a political motivation, a personal motivation." )) >> governor cuomo says residents in new york can expect heightened security in response to these attacks. ((nia wong)) >> 1,000 more police officers and national guard troops will be patrolling bus terminals...airpo rts and subway stations. nia wong 8 news now. ((brian loftus)) >> what condition are the victims in from saturday's attack in new york city? ((nia wong)) >> we're told their injuries weren't life-threatening. they've all been treated and released from the hospital. brian. ((kirsten joyce))
some major changes. kirsten joyce >> today... a groundbreaking ceremony is set to take place for n-dot's latest project. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live along craig road this morning... with what's on tap. good morning, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... n-dot says they plan to widen i-15 between craig road and the project costs about 34-million dollars and won't wrap up till ealry 20-18. n-dot says they'll expand the 5-mile stretch of highway from 4 to 6 lanes in both directions. believe it or not... this stretch sees about 41-thousand cars everyday... and that's expected to increase 71-percent by 20-33.
to improve safety and reduce travel times... especially during big events at the las vegas motor speedway like nascar and e-d-c. in addition widening the interstate... new lighting will be installed... some new signs and landscaping. today's groundbreaking ceremony is expected to take place around 10-this morning. brian, kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) >> michael, how bad will this impact drivers? ((michael stevens)) >> kirsten, ((michael stevens)) >> kirsten, construction will take place during daytime and nighttime hours, with at least two lanes of traffic remaining open at all times in each direction during peak use hours. let's take a look on the roads with demetria.
twitter's live stream of its first n-f-l thursday night football game... was a big hit! the jets and bills game was widely praised on the social media website by viewers... but everyone was still watching the game on their t-v. over 15- million people were watching on c-b-s and the n-f-l network. about 243- thousand checked in on twitter. /// and speaking of football... we want you to be part of our 8 news now good day.. just head to our 8 news now facebook page... click on the contest tab... and upload a picture of you sporting your favorite football team. 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./// ((demetria obilor)) trending now... tomorrow is a big day for one of disney's most classic movies.
anniversary. disney marked the celebration of a special screening of the movie.. at alice tully hall in new york city last night. the voice actors were able to make it out to the screening... and say it seems like yesterday they just made the film! "beauty and the beast" will be re- released on blu- ray and dvd tomorrow. /// (( "the emmy goes to... hmmm... hmmm.. hmm... louie anderson "baskets". "..ah...mom, we did it!" )) ((demetria obilor)) louie anderson won an emmy last night... for the f-x comedy show "baskets"... for "outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series". his character in the show.. is based on both his mother and and five sisters... who were a big part of his life. /// sherry how's the weather today?
way up from the south and clouds with possible showers come tuesday. ....... then another chance for rain and thundertorms wiht a cooler system from the northwest on thursday. ............. all day. ....... temps drop to the 80s several days this week. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((brian loftus)) this week, president
to remember the victims of opioid overdoses... with opioid and heroin awareness week. obama is calling on everyone to hold events.. raising awareness about the drug dangers. he also says the number of deadly overdoses.. has almost quadrupled in the past 17- years. the president has declared opioid and heroin awareness week till september 24- th. /// ((kirsten joyce)) metro police traded in their badges for sneakers... for a pick- up game of basketball. it was partf weekend.. at the cox pavilion. officers teamed up with members of the community for a 3- on- 3- tournament. it was a chance for children in the valley.. to take part in friendly competition... and encourage positive interaction with law enforcement. this is the 4-th year the tournament has been held. /// ((kirsten joyce)) if you've ever had a question you wanted to ask someone in law enforcement... let us know! we're asking sheriff joe lombardo questions from the viewers every wednesday... during our segment, morning cup of joe. to submit a question... just go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss"
every wednesday between 6:30 and 7 a-m./// let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) traffic on the south beltway looks pretty good. expect lane closures in the area for the county's airport connector expect delays in the spaghetti bowl along southbound i-15 at us 95.
one man mimicked the legendary evil knievel... in a daring jump across the snake river canyon in idaho. ((brian loftus)) >> it was attempted by the dare- devil himself 42- years ago. check this out... eddit braun launched off a 10- story ramp... flying two- thousand feet into the air.. at 400- miles per hour. braun has spent the last several years perfecting this... spending one- point- six million of his own money just to get it right. he says he did it to fulfill his lifelong dream. /// ((kirsten joyce))
out... that tiny black dot you see on the road... is a kitten! it got stuck on the highway in russia... with cars barely crossing over it... too scared to even move... but one driver realized what it was... slowed down... and picked it up safely. the kitten only suffered from minor bruises. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. wa ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) some people are more than ready for fall. the official change
morning. ............ the autumnal equinox is when the sun cross the equator and heads south for the fall and winter.... and eventually will cool the temps and cooler weather arrives. ........... but not today - and fall allergies are alive and well. ............ hot today near 100 then clouds tomorrow and a slight chance of showers.
grabbing a woman's hair from behind... and pulling her to the ground. police confirm cage was there, but was not accused of the crime. neil was not taken to jail for the incident. /// ((brian loftus)) metro police need your help finding a serial robber. police say the suspect has hit three local businesses... by handing the employer a demand note and asking for cash before running off. the robber has targeted businesses along sunset, spring mountain.. and rainbow. if you have any information, call crimestoppers. /// let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// looks like theings have cleared up at the charleston/mlk intersection. construction is underway at 215 an ann in the northwest. expect some slow downs in the area.
who came to the rescue .. after his son lost his hot dog. ((kirsten joyce)) plus... we're getting your questions answered.. we sit down with henderson mayor andy hafen in today's monday mornings with the mayors. those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// ((brian loftus))
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