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make the evidence public until now-- saying that would jeopardize the investigation. but the police chief says he changed his mind: (( (chief kerr putney /charlotte -mecklenburg police): "after having a conversation with the state bureau of investigations, the lead agency in investigation at this point, i have decided that we're at a stage where i can release additional information without adversely impacting their investigation. so now it is appropriate to police say their decision was not affected by yesterday's release of cell phone footage recorded by scott's widow. scott-- who was african-american, was shot by a police officer tuesday. it set off protests that have been going on-- five days now. ((sharie johnson)) a manhunt is underway in washington state for a man who gunned down five people in a mall last night.
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surveillance video shows the alleged shooter arriving at the mall unarmed... then entering macy's 10 minutes later with a hunting-styled rifle. the fbi has joined the search for the suspect--- but are unclear what led to the shooting. lt. chris cammock, mount vernon, pd i don't know what his motivation was to do this, i don't know what his motivation was to continue, i don't what his motivation was to stop.)) mayor steve sexton, burlington, washington this was a senseless act, it was the world knocking on our doorstep and it came to our little community here ((sharie johnson)) >> police say of the five people four were women and one was a man who later died. the victims range in age from a teenager to senior citizens./// ((sharie johnson)) back here in the valley... a mother is killed in her own home by a man she lived with. and even more heartbreaking---h er children were inside the house when the violent act took place. 8 news now's mauricio marin has more on the investigation from the neighborhood where it happened... this morning. ((mauricio marin/reporter: three small children are without their mom
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before five this morning in this mostly quiet neighborhood. the suspect gave up to police on scene.)) ((mauricio marin)) a tragic murder in this henderson neighborhood near sunset and boulder highway has residents wishing they could have done more to have stopped the violence. ((jewel price/neighbor: "he was like they fighting again they fighting again." )) ((mauricio marin)) jewel price's husband heard commotion this morning. she lives right next door to where henderson police say a 30-year old woman was stabbed and killed by a man she lived with. ((michelle french/henderson police: "at determine the relationship between the two." )) ((mauricio marin)) jail records show 48-year old michael kaplan was taken into custody for open murder saturday. neighbors say there was a history of domestic violence. ((jewel price/neighbor: "she had told us that he used to beat her and she left him but he came back and i guess she thought everything was going to be all right." 07;55 but he continued to beat her." )) ((mauricio marin)) police say a 7-year old, three year old and a three-month were inside the home at the time of the deadly stabbing.
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and the turmoil the children will now have to deal with growing up. ((jewel price/neighbor: "the kids were always in front of my house messing with my little things. they were some beautiful kids. she had a little girl and a little boy and it's just sad that a life had to be gone like that." )) ((mauricio marin/reporter: the children are in the care of child protective services. it's unclear at this time if they will be turned over to other family. as far as the police investigation--- detectives are still looking for possible witnesses. if you heard or saw something---give henderson police a 8 news now./// )) ((sharie johnson)) >> we asked police if they responded to any issues in the past at the same residence. officers told us they had not been called out before to the home for domestic violence issues.// it only took a century of planning. but the doors are now open at the national museum of african american history and culture. the ceremony began with the ringing of the 130 year old
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dedicated the museum before a crowd of thousands. dignitaries and celebrities like oprah winfrey and will smith helped celebrate the occasion with poetry, speeches and musical performances. black civil war veterans conceived this idea more than a century ago. museum visitors are encouraged to start with the slavery exhibit then move through displays on rights ... lastly the achievements of black icons. every story is told through an african american perspective./// ((sharie johnson)) taking a live look near downtown where the second day of life is beautiful is underway. this weekend more than 30 thousand people are expected to take over downtown for the music and arts festival. if you're heading out to the music festival, these road closures started back on the
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ends sunday night. tonight's headliners include janes addiction, die antwoord , and empire of the sun./// ((sharie johnson)) and it's a great time to enjoy some great entertainment. katie boer has a look at the cooler temperatures shaping up in the valley tonight. ((katie boer)) what a nice, warm sunny day across the valley--southern to kick off the weekend....and gorgeous as we take a look outside. ................. mostly clear skies and a warming trend can be expected through monday. temps likely reaching low 90s or near 90s by sunday and monday -- right now-- current temps are in the mid to upper 80s. ............. northerly winds will be gusty at times...especially down the colorado river valley on sunday. a strong upper ridge of high pressure will build into california and then northern nevada tonight through monday. ............... looking ahead..., a closed upper low will develop across northwest mexico and baja.an upper level low moving up from the south will provide a slight chance of showers across
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nevada on tuesday and wednesday. this pattern will lead to dry conditions along with locally breezy north to northeast winds. ................... the strongest winds are expected stopping the backstreet boys from hitting the stage. the 90's pop sensation has announced a las vegas residency. (( and that makes you larger than life )) ((sharie johnson)) >> that's the name of their just announc s than life." the popular 90's group will start performing at "the axis at planet hollywood" in march 2017. they'll share the space with britney spears, jennifer lopez, and lionel richie. tickets go on sale october first... and start out at 39- dollars./// ((sharie johnson)) a call on the community to find justice. how metro police are working to solve a cold case by uniting the
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katie boer & jon tritsch. this is 8 news now. ((sharie johnson)) metro and members of the clues to help solve a murder case from 2015. brittany edney has more on the efforts to bring the killer to justice. ((brittany edney)) sharie... family members and loved ones are still looking answers in the shooting death of killing 34-year-old javier ortiz. the one year anniversary of his death was on the 17th. today...nearly 40 volunteers joined metro officers to canvas the area of exeter and kepler drive. going door to door, handing out
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workign on a vehicle with his brother in a parking lot at 2245 exeter drive... two others were injured as well. investigators say the two other people were in a polaris slingshot at this intersection doing donuts when a male suspect fired multiple rounds at the two in the car---- which struck and killed ortiz. investigators say, any minor details could be extremely helpful with the case. ((sgt. jose hernandez, metro police "people v neighborhood, people have to shop in this enighborhood and so it's very hard for them to come forward with that information so today that is what we are doing, we bring people out in the community, from organizations that we worked with in the past, and we go back around." ((brittany edney)) >> investigators passed out flyers in both english and spanish anyone with any information about this case is asked to called crimestoppers. reporting live, brittany edney, 8 news now./// ((sharie johnson)) metro says no detail is too small...
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se ((sharie johnson)) the answer to our prayers has arrived when it comes to cell phone safety. up next-- we take a look at the new device that can give your phone a fighting chance to survive the next time you drop it in water./// "now, live...this is 8
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[ cellphone ringing ] it's just another scandal from danny tarkanian. tarkanian was the corporate lawyer for those with an elaborate scam that tricked hundreds of seniors into donating to fraudulent charities, totaling millions. and when a shady tarkanian deal went bust, he refused to pay back $17 million, sticking taxpayers with the bill. why would we ever send danny tarkanian to congress?
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((sharie johnson)) a popular restaurant in -- has all the dogs... tails wagging for all the right reasons. the revery in greenwood is now featuring a gourmet menu just for dogs. some of the menu items include chicken and sweet potatoes and tuna and salmon stew. the owner who's a dog lover himself got the idea after doing some researchd. he decided he needed to create a dog menu f same ingredients the restaurant puts in its normal dishes. in fact, some people have tasted the dog food themselves. (((eric kett/revery general manager) "ya they said it was very flavorful, i'm not so sure they'd have it for their entree, but they definitely have it to their dog and their dog enjoyed it as well." )) ((sharie johnson)) the entrees go for about four dollars each. because the dogs are only allowed on the patio, the menu is seasonal./// ((sharie johnson))
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phone... ((sharie johnson)) when it comes to your ((sharie johnson)) when it comes to your phone...
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well now... there is a new breakthrough device to save it. marc stewart talked with the businessmen who came up with the idea. (nats) from the toilet to the tap. millions of phones are damaged every year by water. (liz diloreto, phone saved) "i accidentally spilled water on it." liz diloreto's phone almost became a statistic. "what is happening to your phone now? (liz diloreto, phone saved) "it works now." her lifeline to the world saved by this machine. i these two men made here colorado. you've have relatives who've dropped their phones in toilets, you've said? (craig beinecke, inventor) "that was our early business, mostly friends and family." engineers & d-u biz school grads craig beinecke and adam cookson are the brains behind tekdry. their machine can save a phone in just about an hour. the inspiration: a classmate who dropped her phone in the loo. we're going to take this i-phone and drop it in the toilet. about 50 minutes later.
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and the power is good. right now their machines are being leased to dozens of staples stores across the country. in a bid to expand they went to the sharks. (adam cookson, inventor) "it was an incredible rush of emotion. it was confusing at times, it was exciting all of the time. " (craig beinecke, inventor) "i feel like there's nothing i've done in my life so far, where i've learned so much as i have the last two years. and shark tank was no different." two local entrepreneurs commode. "people are bombarded everyday with all kinds of information and social media. and really have to have something to punch through that." ((sharie johnson)) tonight u-n-l-v is facing off against idaho right here in the valley... let's send it over to jon tritsch... live at sam boyd stadium. ((jon tritsch)) coming up on 8 sports now i have an update as these two go
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((sharie johnson)) it's game day in las vegas.. the rebels are taking on the idaho vandals... and are in action right now.. we throw it over to jon tritsch who is live at sam boyd stadium with an update ((jon tritsch)) ((sharie johnson)) some of the countries most seasoned softball players
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weekend. more than 5 hundred teams are competing in what's being called the largest senior softball tournament in the history of the sport. the world masters championships hosts a record number of teams. ...ranging from 40 year old divisions all the way 85 year olds. the w-m-c typically sets attedance recodrs... only to smash them the following year. last year set the bar even higher... with 546 teams and they're looking to crash that number
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tournament director "you might think that getting older your not the great athlete that you used to be and all of a sudden you realize everybody out here is is the same way and you can compete and it is a marvelous thing to compete at this age")) ((sharie johnson)) >> the massive tournament is ((sharie johnson)) >> the massive tournament is so big it will span over three weekends. if your interested in checking it out... we've posted the information on com./// ((sharie johnson)) here's one last look near downtown as the second night of life is beautiful gets underway. as we said earlier more than 30 thousand people are expected to attend the three day music and arts festival. so if your heading there... give yourself extra time as traffic is expected to be a nightmare in the downtown area. tonight's headliners include janes addiction, die antwoord, and empire of the sun./// ((sharie johnson)) that's it for us. we'll see you again for 8 news
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coming up tonight on 8 news
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this is "jeopardy!" let's meet today's contestants -- a deejay and music journalist from orlando, florida... an assistant professor from amherst, ohio... and our returning champion -- a librarian from wilmington, north carolina... ...whose 1-day cash winnings total... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" --

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