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outside the family's home this morning.and said he'd called the fbi two years ago. i tell them you got a connection with this guy investigators are now piecing together clues about his 28-year old son and what might have driven him to bombings in new york and new jersey over the weekend. sources tell cbs news they've recovered a handwritten note and a notebook. the writings reveal he may have been radicalized. (james o'neill/nypd commissioner) "as far as acting alone, that's part of the investigation// they're going to look at his friends andf his phones the suspect was on the run for just 50 hours before police arrested him in a shootout in new jersey. investigators say he'd left a trail of clues, including both fingerprints and dna. his face was captured by surveillance cameras near the bombing in manhattan, which injured 29 people. rahami is a u-s citizen, born in afghanistan. cbs news has learned he traveled recently to afghanistan at least three times and at least once to pakistan. (brook silva-braga) here in new jersey, rahami lived in this
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chicken restaurant. the rahamis have clashed with the community over noise complaints, and accused the city of anti-muslim sentiment in a lawsuit that was later terminated. rahami underwent surgery for his injuries from the shootout. he's being held on more than five million dollars bail and so far is not cooperating with law enforcement. bsb, cbs news, elizabeth new jersey ((kirsten joyce)) metro is stepping up security on the strip in light of that bombing: ((officer danny cordero, pio, metro police: "we are adjusting resources, shifting officers as need be and are having surges on the stri w locations at random times of the day because we believe we need to be out there." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> a woman reported the second bomb in chelsea. she initially thought it was a child's science project of some sorts.. but realized it could be something more and alerted police. that's a perfect example of what metro is wanting from the community.... if you see anything suspicious or out of place at all.... give them a call./// ((kirsten joyce)) the family of an unarmed
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charges. video from a tulsa police chopper shows 40-year-old terence crutcher walking toward his suv.. with his hands in the air.. as officers surround him. they were responding to a 911 call about an abandoned vehicle. it's difficult to see exactly what happened as crutcher approached the driver's side window of his suv but police say he was not cooperating. he was hit with a taser.. then shot seconds later: (( chief chuck jordan/tulsa, ok police dept) "i'm going to tell you right here and now, there was no gun on the suspect or in the suspect's vehicle.")) ((kirsten joyce)) some protests - and police are promising a thorough investigation. the department of justice has also opened an investigation./// ((kirsten joyce)) the lake mohave reservoir will drop seven feet for fish conservation efforts. federal land managers... plan to harvest razorback sucker fish from shoreline ponds. it is part of an annual effort to restore the endangered fish to it's native habitat in the colorado river. the reservoir will stay lowered for a few weeks.///
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there today. sherry swensk is in the weather center to tell us if that means rain today?.. sherry... ((sherry swensk)) they're definitely associated with rain moving up into the desert... but it hasn't made its way into our area... yet. .......... but there's still a chance for that as the afternoon goes on. all tropical moisture associated with paine still well south of the mojave. ........... ((kirsten joyce))
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than 200 million drivers did next on 8 news now, the valley's news leader. ((you're watching the valley's news leader with
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woman: here in nevada, those were the worst days of our lives, and congressman heck called it "a blip." narrator: in 2008, joe heck called nevada's housing crisis "a blip on the radar." that's just how out of touch joe heck is. narrator: after heck sponsored a bill
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ook over $500,000 from wall street-- including banks who caused the housing crisis. it's clear what joe heck's priorities are, and families like mine get left behind. narrator: afscme people is responsible
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swensk. this is 8 news now at noon.)) kirsten joyce two people are recovering in the hospital after surviving last night's shooting at mccarran international airport. the suspect was arrested hours later and we now know who he is. shortly before 6 last night... police say 68 year old jeffery k. brown shot a man and a woman on
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a couple....returni ng from a trip from indianapolis and that brown had a past relationship with the female victim. hours after the shooting...brown was caught at the v-a hospital in north las vegas. as of this morning he is in the clark county detention center and faces five charges: among them....attempted murder....discha rging a firearm in a prohibited area and assault with a deadly weapon. the airport bureau commander says this was an isolated incn was a case of domestic violence. flights weren't affected but the parking garage was closed for several hours during the investigation. both victims were taken to sunrise hospital where they're now in stable condition. no bail has been set for brown's attempted murder charges. >> he's scheduled to appear in court tomorrow morning at 7-30./// ((kirsten joyce)) the obama administration issued new rules for self driving cars and trucks this morning. the rules give companies a wide latitude to develop new technology. the new policy includes a 15-point safety assessment.
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also developed a five-level scale to assess just how automated the vehicles are. minimum federal safety standards still need to be established./// ((kirsten joyce)) in 2011 nevada became the first state to legalize self driving vehicles... starting with the google car. in order to get a permit from the dmv to test here... cars have to have already driven 10-thousand miles.. and follow safety rules. at least four companies have licenses to test here... ((kirsten joyce)) for those driving their cars themselv. wasting billions of dollars at the pump every year... on higher grade gas. the report says drivers un-necessarily upgraded from regular to premium 272 million times in the past year. john nielsen says it is easy to believe that something labeled premium sounds like a treat... but that is not actually the case: (( john nielsen/aaa) "but the truth is if your car is designed to run on regular gasoline, using the premium fuel or the 93 octane isn't going to make it run better, have better fuel economy, or have lower
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>> only about 16% of vehicles on the road require premium gas - they are typically high performance or luxury cars. another 10% run best on mid-grade, while 7 in 10 cars on the road only need regular. /// ((kirsten joyce)) pummeled by a storm. the chaos being created in japan by a typhoon turned tropical storm... ((kirsten joyce)) >> and could we be getting wet weather of our own... sherry swensk fills us in
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torrential rain is causing landslides and flooding as a storm it makes it's way toward eastern japan. typhoon malakas has been downgraded to a tropical storm. about 700-thousand people were advised or ordered to evacuate their homes. one person is reported missing.. and 3 dozen others have been injured. officials expect more mudslides... floods.. and tornadoes as the storm makes it's way towards tokyo.///
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breezes at noon and not a huge difference in temps today from the morning hours. ........... the clouds holding in the warmth overnight. right noem humidity above 30 percent. ............ clouds made for a great sunset last night. the rain is falling in the
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............. this is the remains of hurricane paine moving north into .............. the chance for rain is best south of i-15 today but we can't rule
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afternoon and evening. ...... highs holding in the 80s today.
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improve southern nevada schools... next in our now you know segment...
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education foundation is a non-profit think tank that works to improve public education here. this weekend they are honoring n-v energy at a yearly gala. here to tell us about it in today's now you know segment... are judi steele.. the president and ceo of clark county public education foundation.. and tony sanchez.. a vice president at nv energy... judi: the public education
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little about your mission tony : why does the nv energy support the public education tony: tell me about your partnership with the pef to
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scholarship. judi: this weekend you are honoring nv energy at your
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selected for the champion of children award? ((you're watching 8 news now at noon.))
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news now at four... some iphone seven users are experiencing buyers remorse. the strange sound some users are complaining about hearing from their new sar device is one of these phones throwing a "hissy" fit./// ((kirsten joyce)) "brangelina" is no more. that's right... after 12 years... brad pitt and angelina jolie have filed for divorce.. citing irreconcilable differences. they married in august 2014... and have been together since 2004. according to tmz... jolie is asking for physical custody of the couples six children and wants the judge to give 52-year old pitt visitation.
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((kirsten joyce)) >> folks are weighing in on social media about the news... brandi says.. "not surprised. these hollywood couples change partners like we change clothes. seems nowadays people don't believe or uphold the vows they take, or take necessary steps to save their marriage." but pamela is a little more compassionate... "that's sad. but if they will be happier apart, then i wish them both happiness." and kurt doesn't hold back his feelings... "neither of them pay my bills or couldn't care less."/// that's all for 8 news now live at noon.. the valley's news leader. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and
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congressman heck's become part of the problem in washington. heck voted to protect perks for politicians like himself, allowing congressmen to travel on private jets
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taxpayer-funded healthcare for life. heck even voted to allow congressmen to take their pay during a government shutdown. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible
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? >> bill: all right, listen -- i-i understand that you're torn. but r.j.'s a teenager. teenagers have issues with their parents. they always have, and they always will. >> brooke: and you, of course, are an expert on teenagers. >> bill: i'm an expert on everything. you should know that by now. >> brooke: r.j.'s not your normal teenager. >> bill: ah, spoken like a true mother. >> brooke: he's older than his years. he always has been. >> bill: okay. then give him a gold star and stick it on his forehead. but don't let him run your life. we're supposed to leave today -- start our adventure, get married.

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