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valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. new developments in the new york city and new jersey bombings .. ((brian loftus)) >> the suspect-- ahmad khan rahami was arrested after a shootout with police .. he now faces attempted murder charges. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the owner of a bar alerted police to his whereabouts ... after he found the suspect sleeping in the doorway. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now reporter michael stevens joins us with the latest on the investigation ... and michael, we've also heard from that bar owner, right? >> brian, kirsten... you've probably seen the videos already... police arrested rahami yesterday already... police arrested rahami yesterday afternoon... after a tip. now a massive investigation extends from new york to three cities in new jersey. ((michael stevens)) with the suspect in the bomb attacks in new york city and seaside park, new jersey, now in custody ... new questions emerge. authorities say they want to know ahmad khan rahami's motive ... and whether he was working alone.
custody monday, after the n-y-p-d and f-b-i asked the public for help in finding him. rahami was detained just a few hours later, when a bar owner in linden new jersey spotted him and alerted authorities. ((harinder bains // bar owner: "i saw his face, when he moved his hoodie. it, like, kind of shocked me because i was watching cnn on my laptop and you guys have his picture on site, like, on a site. i said this guy looked similar, like, very familiar, to the same guy.")) ((michael stevens)) anothere captured the moments just before the confrontation with authorities. rahami walks towards police pointing a weapon and then ... gunfire. the bar owner who first spotted rahami ... a witness to the dramatic scene. ((harinder bains // bar owner: "after that the whole thing took maybe 30 seconds, once went towards door whole thing happened so fast, because right away he went to his gun.// i was shaking a little, when cop pulled out his gun, at that point in time i realized, ok this is the guy."))
naturalized u-s citizen from afghanistan -- is "directly linked" to the bombings. he's believed to be seen on surveillance cameras near the chelsea bombing site saturday night. saturday's explosion left 29 people injured. all have been released from the hospital. ((michael stevens)) >> so far, he's been charged with five counts of attempted murder of a police officer. he is being held on $5.2 million bail and remains at a hospital. bri k ((brian loftus)) >> michael, how are the officers doing that caught rahami? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, authorities say two linden officers were wounded trying to arrest rahami. their injuries were not considered life-threatening. brian? ((brian loftus)) and breaking overnight ... paris investigators say there have been 8 new arrests in the bastille day terror attack. isis has claimed responsibility for the attack back in july that killed 86 people. a man driving a 19- ton truck ..
that are similar to the fourth of july here in the states./// brian loftus meanwhile .. the big story here at home this morning .. we now know a suspect is in custody ... after police say he shot two people at a mccarran parking lot. kirsten joyce >> 8 news now was first on scene .. investigators says they believe this was an isolated incident of domestic violence. reporter nia wong is live at the airport with the latest. nia? ((nia wong)) >> the good news this morning is that those two victims are in stable condition and a suspect >> police say a man and a woman were returning to las vegas from a recent trip. when just before 6 o'clock...another man approached the two...then shot them. this happened near the sixth floor parking garage. a very active scene here last night as first responders helped the victims. flights weren't affected but the parking garage ...closed for several hours during the investigation. the airport connector also shut down briefly. ((>> vincent cannito, airport bureau commander: "most importanlty, we want to stress that there has been no significant threat to this airport and fortunately this is an isolated incident, domestic
>> investigators say the shooter had a past relationship with the woman. metro caught him at the v-a medical center. this is an ongoing investigation so for now both the suspect and victims have not been identified. ((nia wong)) >> police are looking at surveillance footage and talking with witnesses. reporting live from mccarran international airport. nia wong 8 news now. ((kirsten joyce)) >> nia.. since he was caughtt do authorities believe he is a veteran? ((nia wong)) >> that has not been confirmed. but we're working on new details we should have for you throughout the day. kirsten. sherry, how's the weather?
............ the rain is falling in the desert and staying south of nevada so far. ............. this is the remains of hurricane paine moving north into the mojave desert. .............. the chance for rain is best south of i-15 today but we can't rule out h afternoon and evening. ...... highs holding in the 80s today. demetria, how are the roads?
morning... he's expected to discuss how clinton plans to create a stronger america. this is video from the last time kaine was in town .. which was about a month ago. nevada is a key battleground state where hillary clinton and donald trump are in a tight race./// ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters. you can find all things politics both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((brian loftus)) still to come on 8 news now good day... you're left in the dark .. because of broken street lights in your neighborhood .. ((kirsten joyce)) >> why the city says its hands are tied, coming up, in ((brian loftus)) >> plus ... a false alarm overnight ... at an airport in the philippines ... the distress crews accidentally sent .. right before landing. ((kirsten joyce)) and.. wilmer valderrama is joining the cast of ncis.. we're chatting with the actor ahead of tonight's big season premiere./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor.
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((kirsten joyce)) welcome back on 8 news now good day.. every wednesday, we ask the sheriff questions from the viewers in our morning cup of joe segment in the 6am hour. to submit a question... just go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss" section./// ((demetria obilor)) harry potter is trending this morning .. because the muggle home he grew up in is for sale. fans will know the exact address ... 4 privet drive. the h suburbs of london .. in the same county where the uk prime minister lives, and the windsor castle is located. before you buy it, you'll need to make a stop at gringots.. it's listed for about 620- thousand u-s dollars.. it even comes with the cupboard under the stairs./// sherry, how's the weather? thanks, sherry.
the rain is falling in the desert and staying south of nevada so far. ............. this is the remains of hurricane paine moving north into the mojave desert. .............. the chance for rain is best south of i-15 today but we can't rule out afternoon and evening. ...... highs holding in the 80s today. thanks, sherry.
a saudi arabian airlines jet mistakenly sent a distress call before landing .. airport leaders say the captain told the control tower ... that a button indicating a hijacking in progress was accidentally pushed. it was isolated and security forces surrounded it for safety precautions./// ((kirsten joyce)) wilmer valderrama turning up the drama in his new role on ncis: (( wilmer hits guy spia wilmer- relax. we're on the same side. are we? )) ((brian loftus)) >> after the break on 8 news now good day... the actor talks to us about tonight's big premiere .. and what it was like to join the cast. ((kirsten joyce)) and it's time for today's facebook contest. register to win on our facebook page. good luck! you're watching 8 news now good day.
wilmer- not until he gets what he wants. which is what? wilmer- me and my family dead. let me face him. that's not how we do things. wilmer- i know this man. i know how he operates. you cannot sideline me. )) ((kirsten joyce)) wilmer valderrama is turning up the drama ... and joining the cast of the hit cbs show, ncis as special agent nick torres... ((brian loftus)) >> his character spent most of his career undercover .. so hi investigative style is a little more "roe. >> he joins us live from l-a this morning .. to talk about his intense, new role and tonight's big premiere! good morning, wilmer! you're known for being the quirky "fez" from that 70's show ... the character you're playing now.. special agent nick torres .... what is that like for you... how do you channel the diffferent personality traits of the character?
channel 8 at 8 pm./// demetria, what's demetria, what's driving people crazy? demetria obilor susan says, "ever since a drunk drive c and gilcrease avenue, the lights aren't working. we really need to have this fixed asap!" reached out to the city of las vegas on your behalf, susan. city staff were dispatched to inspect the street lights at gilcrease and oso blanca. on the south side of the street, the street lights are working. it's the north side of gilcrease, west of oso blanca where the problem lies.
vegas. the city says those lights are privately owned by the developers who are working on the property next to them. so, the city says it has limited ability to make the necessary repairs. the city says they will notify the private developers of the damage and are hopeful they will expedite the needed repairs. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot remember, you can write me at. remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot
the department of transportation will release new regulations today ... for self- driving vehicles. they're expected to detail how the vehicles should perform and include a model for state policies. the guidelines include a 15- point safety assessment for things like crashworthiness, privacy and vehicle cybersecurity. federal transportation officials say they want the ability to approve new driverless technologies - and regulate post-sale software upgrades./// ((kirsten joyce)) armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in oregon continues ... ((brian loftus)) >> the employee to testify ... and what she says she found when she returned to her office.. next on 8 news now good day./// ((kirsten joyce)) the chef-inspired panini collection from subway is grilled right before your eyes, in our new panini press. but...let's start at the beginning
two people recovering .. after a shooting at a parking garage at mccarran... the reason why police believe this was a case of domestic violence. ((brian loftus)) >> plus... the roads need some repair ... but the money has to come from somewhere ... where you can have a say on paying more for gas .. to have a smooth ride. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and...
when you can look for the chance to see some showers across the valley. ((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 on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. two people are in the hospital this morning after being shot at one of mccarran's parking garages. kirsten joyce >> it happened near the sixth floor parking garage and shut down the area for sever the latest with that investigation. nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. both those victims are alive this morning. and hours after the shooting..police arrested a suspect. the airport bureau commander says this was an isolated incident...describ ing it as a case of domestic violence. >> police say a man and a woman were returning to vegas from a recent trip. when just before 6 o'clock...another man approached the two...then shot them at the parking garage. a very active scene here last night as first responders helped
parking garage ...closed for several hours during the investigation. the airport connector also shut down briefly. investigators say the shooter had a past relationship with the woman. metro caught him at the v-a medical center. ((nia wong)) >> this is an ongoing investigation so for now both the suspect and victims have not been identified. reporting live from mccarran international airport. nia wong 8 news now./// ((kirsten joyce)) >> how are the victims doing? ((nia wong)) >> still no word on the extent of those victims injuries...for now condition. ((kirsten joyce)) clark county commissioners will hold a public hearing this morning on the gas tax. it starts at 9 am at the clark county building .... commissioners will then vote on capping the proposed gas tax. there are an estimated 364 road projects planned with a price tag of 6.2 billion dollars. the only way to pay for them is if voters approve question 5 in november. it would increase a gas tax in clark county between 2 and 4 cents annually for the next ten years.
two and a half billion dollars. by 2026, the gas tax may increase up to 40-cents.//// sherry, how's the weather? ((sherry swensk)) partly cloudy skies and some southerly breeze this morning... and it's still warm. ........... the clouds holding temps from cooling off overnight. southerly breeze this morning... and it's still warm. ........... the clouds holding temps from cooling off overnight. right now temps still in the low
............ the rain is falling in the desert and staying south of nevada so far. ............. this is the remains of hurricane paine moving north into the mojave desert. .............. the chance for rain is best south of i-15 today but we can't rule out showers later today and this ...... highs holding in the 80s today. demetria, how are the
back to you!/// ((brian loftus)) this morning, authorities are trying to figure out the motive behind a series of weekend blasts... that rocked new york and new jersey. ((kirsten joyce)) >> ahmad khan rahami was arrested after a shootout with police and is now being held on 5-million dollars bail. ((brian loftus))
up their presence... especially on the las vegas strip. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens joins us with more on the local efforts, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... metro police say they're ready for any kind of emergency situation... and while there's no credible threat to las vegas they're beefing up security. ((officer danny cordero // metro police: "we are adjusting resources, shifting officers as need be and are having surges on the strip where we have officers going around locations at random times of the day because we believe we need to be out there.")) ((michael stevens)) constantly monitor big national stories... most recently of course, that's the new york and new jersey bomb attacks. one tactic that was helpful in during the situation was a phone alert. police were able to send out the suspect's picture to help find the man allegedly responsible. metro says they've never used anything like that... but say they're constantly on social media trying to let people know about real-time situations: ((officer danny cordero // metro police: "we have our twitter accounts and our facebook accounts, that's
((michael stevens)) >> as far as resources go... metro police say they have a very strong partnership with the casino... and also operate a fusion center with anti-terrorism resources. and of course, after any of these types of situations... we always hear metro talk about their see something... say something campaign. it's their way of telling people if something doesn't look or sound right -- call police. brian, kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) ((brian loftus)) the federatr wildlife building in oregon continues. it's now in its second week.. a fish biologist testified that occupiers left her office quote "completely trashed." the biologist did however, admit that it's possible fbi agents could've caused the mess. standoff leaders ammon and ryan bundy, along with 5 co- defendants are charged with conspiring to impede federal employees ... after the armed standoff. the bundy's are the children of bunkerville rancher cliven bundy .... who also had a standoff with the blm over grazing and land rights.///
now stepping in ... ((brian loftus)) >> the investigation into the death of a black man shot and killed by police. ((kirsten joyce)) plus.. coyote attacks on the rise in the west side of the valley.... tips to make sure your pet stays safe... coming up on 8 news now good day./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
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.............. fall officially arrives thursday morniing and it will feel like fall this weekend. ................. a chance for scattered showers in southern nevada today... but it should be light with no flash flood threats. ................ another chance for rain tomorrow and thursday... with a north and that will keep cooler temps this week. .... friday will feel like fall for sure with sunshine and low 80s. demetria, how are the
back to you!/// ((brian loftus)) the justice department has launched an investigation into the death of an unarmed black man shot by an officer. newly released dash cam video shows terence crutcher had his hands in the air ... before he was shot by a white police officer ... this happened last friday in tul crutcher was told to show his hands but didn't follow commands./// ((kirsten joyce)) a local animal hospital warning pet owners ... ((brian loftus)) >> the increase in coyote attacks .. and what you should do if you spot one .. next on 8 news now good day. plus... ((ahead on cbs this morning-- the n-y-p-d's new police commissioner is in studio 57 with the latest on the investigation into the new york and new jersey bombings. and a closer look at the cell phone alerts that
((kirsten joyce)) we have a warning for pet owners in the sun city- summerlin area. the sun city animal hospital sent a notice to clients ... saying they've seen an increase in coyote attacks over the past 9 months. they're encouraging pet owners to keep animals indoors overnight ... and check for the animals before letting your pet outside. they say if you do see a coyote ... make loud noises, spray them with the hose, or throw items in their direction -- though not at them. coyotes are most active at dawn ((sherry swensk)) here's something that'll make you say "awww" ... this orphaned baby koala is stealing hearts ... after it found comfort in this stuffed animal. 9- month- old shayne is being cared for at the australia zoo.. his mom died after being hit by a car. zookeepers say they found the little guy being chased by crows. he wasn't hurt .. but now, he's dealing with the
winds and some moisture in the air. ..................... fall officially arrives thursday morniing and it will feel like fall this weekend. ................. a chance for scattered showers in southern nevada today... but it should be light with no flash flood threats. ................ another chance for rain r with a cooler system comiing from up north and that will keep cooler temps this week. .... friday will feel like fall for sure with sunshine and low 80s. and a nice weekend through sunday.
((brian loftus)) the ceo of wells fargo will testify before the senate the ceo of wells fargo will testify before the senate banking committee today. john stumpf is expected to apologize and accept responsibility for thousands of wells fargo employees opening fake bank accounts with customer information ... they did it in order to meet sales goals. more than 5- thousand employees were fired and the dollars. during his testimony, stumpf is expected to deny any orchestrated fraud by bank management./// ((kirsten joyce)) the curtains have closed on the hit show, 'jersey boys' ... ((brian loftus)) >> the special surprise the audience was treated to ... during the final performance.... that's next on 8 news now good day./// ((kirsten joyce)) the markets just opened
fed thinks the economy is strong enough for an interest rate hike./// ((kirsten joyce)) and new this morning ... seaworld says it will stop paying its shareholders a quarterly dividend. it will pay the last one on october 7th .. and the amount will be nearly cut in half to just 10 cents for each share owned. seaworld says the money saved on dividends will be used to buy its own shares. seaworld has been dealing with falling attendance and revenue. earlier this year, it said they will no longer breed killer whales in captivity and will stop using them is ((close the door lose the key leave my heart on the mat for me. )) ((brian loftus)) mariah carey just announced her final shows for her las vegas residency, "mariah number one to infinity." she'll play her final 9 shows at the colosseum inside caesars palace starting april 26th .. the very last on may 13th. palace starting april 26th .. the very last on may 13th. tickets go on sale later this month .. prices start at 55 bucks.///
strip .. the curtains closed on jersey boys. the cast belted out the four seasons hit songs for the last time sunday night ... and at the end of the show .. a special surprise. two of the original members of the four seasons were in the audience ... tommy devito ... and frankie valli himself. (( i'd like to thank everybody. especially all of you who've been coming back over and over again.. who have supported. )) ((brian loftus)) running broadway production in las vegas. by the way-- frankie valli and the four seasons will be performing at the pearl inside the palms in february. tickets go on sale friday.. prices start at 45 bucks./// thanks for joining us. "c-b-s this morning" starts right now.///
? ? good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, september 20th, 2016. welcome to cbs this morning. new details about the suspected bomber captured in new jersey. surveillance video moments before the explosion in new york. the city's new police commissioner is with us in studio 57. and americans are wasting billions on gas they don't need. the new study that reveals whether you need to pay for premium at the pump. plus, charlie's got a rare interview with rock legend bono. find out what he thinks about the u.s. presidential election. we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener.