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the video is short.. but very graphic at the end.. so we want to warn you about that. the kingman police were on scene at the home of jeffrey cave. they had a search warrant for cave's home.. which invovled a stolen gun. the officers were heavily armed and approached the door. once inside.. police say cave pointed and fired a gun at officers -- and that's when police did not hesitate and returned fire. detective dennis gilbert was hit. and as we said at the top of the show. he's in the hospital in serious condition.. another officer had a bullet pass through his clothing.. but somehow.. was not injured. ((denise valdez)) the shooting remains under investigation.. an outside agency is now handling the shooting.. which is procedure. we're keeping a close eye on the case and will have more updates throughout the evening. i'm denise valdez./// ((sharie johnson)) several new businesses to
their doors... bringing dozens of jobs to the valley.. the newest retailer... curacao is a california-based department store that specifically caters to the latino community. 8 news now reporter karen castro is live at the meadows mall... with a closer look at the economic impact. karen? ((karen castro)) >> last minute preparations are underway ahead of tomorrow's grand opening. the store is part of a business trend we're seeing in the valley. as we found out... big retailers, like curacao, are expanding market. but in some areas, more than others. ((karen pruneda - curacao employee: when i came here, i felt happy.)) ((karen castro)) karen pruneda is among 150 employees hired at curacao... the latest department store opening for business in southern nevada. ((karen pruneda - curacao employee: i could not get a job at all for like a year.)) ((karen castro)) curacao is among a growing list of retailers expanding to the valley... but its the only newcomer in the central valley...
robert lang with brookings mountain west says the retail industry is making a big come back following the economic crisis in 2008. but the business boom is more visible in the west and southern parts of the valley. ((robert lang - dir., brookings mountain west: you see this in a lot of regions that high end retailers seek out high end neighborhoods.)) ((karen castro)) restoration hardware is under construction as part of the expansion of tivoli village... near alta and rampart . living spaces is opening soon down the street at boca park... taking over a commercial space that has been vacant since the recession. ((robert lang - dir., brookings mountain west: late i happened no one could imagine ever needing more mall space or anything for a while. we're at the 'a while' right now.)) ((karen castro)) another reminder of the economic downturn that is now erased... is downtown summerlin. the outdoor shopping mall has more than 100 stores including high-end retailers. meanwhile, curacao is targeting a different demographic. more than 90-percent of it's employees are bilingual. ((karen pruneda - curacao employee: i met everyone, everyone was so nice.)) ((karen castro)) >> again, as we show you
curacao opens for business tomorrow at nine in the morning... reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. /// ((sharie johnson)) two more vacancies on the nevada legislature were appointed today... ahead of state leaders discussing a plan to build an nfl stadium in town. the clark county commission met this morning to choose replacements for two open seats.. now that those lawmakers have resigned. 10 people submitted their names for consideration... but it was democrat sth stephens chosen for the job. governor brian sandoval says he plans on calling for a special session in the coming weeks. the most debated part of the plan... is to use 750-million in tax dollars to fund the project... in the form of an increased room tax on the strip./// ((tedd florendo)) ((( dust advisory in effect for sunday through monday as
gusts up to 40 or more possible on those days along with cooler conditions by sunday and monday as well. we're warm and above average again today with winds light for now. still some clouds around which is why we never took it out of the forecast. ................................ ... .................... tonight expect temps to stay warm to mild with some clouds around. the 80's to 70's to eventually by morning. expect winds to pick up more tomorrow afternoon as the morning stay mild and tranquil
((paul joncich)) now... the deadly train crash in new jersey is reigniting concerns about the automatic braking system called positive train control. in august, federal regulators said the system was in place in just five railroads. kris van cleave explains why installing the technology has been such a struggle. investigators will try to determine if positive train control could have prevented the speeding new jersey transit train from smashing into the hoboken station. this train did not have ptc. (bella dinh-zarr/ntsb vice chairwoman) area that we always look into." the technology relies on gps satellites... radio towers... and ground sensors to monitor a train's speed and location. if it detects a train is going too fast or being operated unsafely... onboard computers kick in to slow or stop it. "it's taking control of the train away from me." in january, amtrak showed us how it works using this simulator. and when you overspeed and it's beeping like that // it will take over at some point.// if you don't take action in six seconds, and put enough brake to satisfy, yes it
nationwide, ptc is available on just 29% of passenger locomotives and 22% of passenger track miles. as of last may commuter railroads have spent nearly a billion dollars installing the pricey technology. back in 2011, also in hoboken 30 people were injured in an accident involving a path train. two years later, a metro-north train derailed in the bronx, killing 4 people. and in may 2015, 8 died and more than 200 were hurt when this amtrak train dr philadelphia. investigators say ptc (hoboken yesterday) would have likely prevented them all. (kris van cleave/cbs news/hoboken, nj) no new jersey trains have the technology. this system doesn't expect it to have it running until at least 2018. kris van cleave, cbs news, hoboken, new jersey ((sharie johnson)) >> the american public transportation association says commuter railroads are 100 percent committed to ptc... but estimates the final cost will be around three point five
congress has set aside to install ptc./// ((paul joncich)) coming up on the valley's news leader... fighting back from the recession. . the announcement the governor made at a business conference earlier today./// ((sharie johnson)) >> but first... a look at how hundreds here in the valley are giving back today for united ways "day of caring."///
florendo. this is 8 news now at four. ((sharie johnson)) hundreds fromo help those in need today. ((paul joncich)) >> it's for united ways first annual "day of of caring" event. 8 news now reporter michael stevens has more from lowman elementary school where people were donating their time today. ((michael stevens)) >> the united way calls this the largest, one day volunteer event here in las vegas. there's over 90 volunteer projects going on today around the valley... and over 1,000 volunteers. lowman elementary is one of the volunteer sites. the people here are re-painting
vibrant place for the kids to play on: ((socorro carrasco // volunteer: you feel like you've done something for them. you feel that you have impacted them. that when they come out here, until you see your faces. that you've done something good for them. )) ((michael stevens)) >> volunteers are doing all sorts of things like cleaning up schools... planting gardens... creating murals... and assembling dental kits. the united way says the ultimate goal is to transform nonprofit organizations and schools, imv create a better community. reporting from lowman elementary, michael stevens... 8 news now. ((sharie johnson)) as project neon construction picks up-- there will be more cone zones popping up across the valley. ((paul joncich)) >> the ones you need to know about as we head into the
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difficult to put out a stubborn fire burning in santa clara county california. at last check the loma fire has grown to more than 43 hundred acres. ((sharie johnson)) >> firefighters say the fire is now 34 percent contained--- with nearly two thousand fire personnel battling the blaze. the cause-- remains under investigation./// ((paul joncich)) speaking of high winds... this weekend is expected to turn into a quite a gusty one--- ((sharie johnson)) >> but they're suppose to stay calm enough for those wanting to check out the 11th annual pure alohf florendo who's out as the setup continues before the event begins at five. ((tedd florendo)) ((( skies have cleared and air is drier. we have a dust advisory that goes into affect sunday through monday. expecting wind to develop again across the region and is the reason for the dust advisory. ................................
tuesday but most of the area seeing light winds and temps close to normal today. dewpoints and humidity are up with slight chances this evening with maybe a few spits of rain in the forecast for this evening. temps well. ................................ ... ............ temps have been close to 90 for the east side of the valley where it's lower in elevation. the
just near our normal 90 degree temps for this time in september. far west side of the valley stayed cooler with temps in the high 80's and far northwest part of coolest today. ................. .................. ............. temps across the u.s. looking cool up in the pacific northwest with warmer temps in the desert southwest. northern tier states cooling off with temps only in the mid 50's for the twin cities and mild for the southern plain states. gorgeous with low humidity for the mid-atlantic staes and warm and muggy in orlando this afternoon. ..................... .............. ................ radar images show showers moving in from the south probably brining some spits of showers this evening to some isolated areas. the bulk of rain coming in from the upper level low will reach us wednesday bringing more scattered showers and t'storm chances. looking at temps staying in the
cooler depending on cloud cover. ................................ ... ............ tonight expect a low of 70 degrees with plenty of clouds and light winds. could see a slight chance of a stray shower tonight as we stay cool overnight and clouds in the a.m. tomorrow expect a high of 87 with partly sunny with chances r shors and t'storms andre scat ................. tended recast shows temps stay near average with another chance of showers/storms again thursday. drier by friday with wind increasing for the weekend. we'll warm up to the low 90's by for showers returning again next week.
spaghetti bowl. ((sharie johnson)) >> demetria obilor explains where you can expect delays and how you can stay on top of the latest traffic restrictions, in "what's driving you crazy?" (( )) demetria obilor: as project neon continues, drivers should expect a variety of lane closures, especially overnight. looking ahead to next month, this coming monday... desert lane will shut down permanently between charleston and hastings. toward the end of the week, you'll start seeing more lane restrictions on westbound bonneville between i-15 and mlk.
down. that's scheduled for next friday. traffic will be detoured to rancho drive off us 95 north. you can stay on top of all of these closures by visiting ndot project neon dot com. it will be a very helpful tool when it comes to traffic alerts and progress updates. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question now dot com. ((paul joncich)) some local students are proving they have the chops... to take on broadway. ((sharie johnson)) >> all... while some are mastering yoga... in their high school gym..... it's all coming up in the what's cool at school recap./// announcer: you're
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((paul joncich)) a new high school yoga class, two schools teaming up for a talent show, and training future leaders of the classroom..... highlite today's "what's cool at school" recap! ((brian loftus)) high school can overwhelm ne is addressing those student stressors with a new yoga program.... students and staff can now take advantage of free classes taught by professional yoga instructors.... 17:35.40 - 17:35.45 joyce sportsman founder, try (trauma recovery yoga) "everybody that came together to make this happen, it's a beautiful project, and everyone's heart is really in it, and you can feel that." ((brian loftus)) the great need for this healthful, holistic practice is evident in the popularity among students..... 17:08.46 - 17:08.51 sharelle moore senior "i'm going to be here every day - i need to work on
"i'm excited for this program, i just, i just can't believe that it's here." school #2 ((brian loftus)) two local elementary schools - robert lake and ruby thomas - teamed up for a talent show featuring the skills of their students. it's a chance for some kids to find a love of performing.....st udents showed courage and pride when taking the stage.... 10:25.51 - 10:26.03 zakiyah green 5th grade "on stage, since i have support....my friends support me, it's fun, and my teacher, she supports me, and she makes it fun." ((brian loftus)) staff wanted these students to feel the freedom and fun of trying something new, and maybe discover a ve 10:42.52 - 10:42.59 joseph buck pta president - robert e. lake elem. "it's just about letting them experience the arts in a way that they're going to enjoy." school #3 ((brian loftus)) the future leaders of our kids classrooms, are still kids themselves! but at east career and technical academy - they are already training for a career in education 00:22.25 - 00:22.34 jamie stevens junior "i've always loved kids, i like kids a lot, and i feel like it's giving back to the community to teach kids." 00:21.10 - 00:21.15 carlos lainez
your mind.....you get to be very creative." ((brian loftus)) a program called tiny titans brings in real experience. it's a pre-school lab where twenty pre-k kids give these high-schoolers the opportunity to hone their skills... 00:28.44 - 00:28.51 linda bouch early childhood education teacher "and when they come back to visit me and tell me that they got their credential, and they're teaching 2nd grade - that's awesome!" ((brian loftus)) and that's what's cool at school ((paul joncich)) to vote for one of these programs.. head to las vegas now dot com.. it'll bed under sections. the winner gets 250 dollars for their program. to send us an idea.... go to cool at school at las vegas now dot com./// ((sharie johnson)) a family is mourning the death of two of two sisters after they were found dead... on an island off east africa. the latest on this developing story straight ahead on the valley's news leader./// announcer: now, live...this is 8 news now at
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tragic ending to the sister's vacation. unopened mail is piling up outside the door of apartment 102. the tenant ann korkki, who friends know as "annie" won't be coming home. the 37-year-old denver woman was found dead in a hotel bed, alongside the body of her 42-year-old sister and best friend robin. the two had spent a week vacationing at this luxury, two thousand dollar a night resort in seychelles ("say-shell")-- an island a o africa. as authorities there await the results of autopsies, for now, how they died is a mystery. kyle grogan / neighbor of annie korkki 12:52:52 it's kind of shocking. next door neighbor kyle grogan knew annie only in passing. kyle grogan / neighbor of annie korkki 12:53:36 pretty nice, i mean, really relaxed. 12:53:03 we moved in last month, so i didn't really get to know them well, but that's just unbelievable to hear. (-08) according to the seychelles nation, prior to their deaths the sisters had been drinking throughout the day, police found them unresponsive, and say a preliminary examination of their
authorities confiscated medications and the investigation is ongoing. answers that can't come soon enough for a devastated family. their brother chris told me robin and annie were kind, generous, and lived life to the fullest. an online fundraiser to help with final expenses, has raised tens of thousands of dollars in just two days. ((sharie johnson)) >> family members have traveled to seychelles to gather details...and bring the womens' bodies home./// au train that crashed yesterday morning was traveling at a high rate of speed, according to investigators. the national transporation safety board will spend the next 7-10 days combing through the scene to determine exactly what happened. investigators are searching for answers into why new jersey transit train #1614 never slowed down before crashing into the hoboken terminal at 8:45am thursday morning. the crash killed one woman waiting on the platorm... and injured more than 100 others. the ntsb beleives some clues could be found in the train's two event recorders -- one of which
but it will take some time to recover the second one. (bella dinh-zarr, vice chairman, ntsb) right now its a very unsafe situation - there's a canopy that is resting on top of the train. once that's removed we'll be able to look more closely at this train. the ntsb is looking into all possible factors that could have led to the crash. (bella dinh-zarr, vice chairman, ntsb) we are looking into every aspect of it. we like to say we look at the man, the machine, and the environment commutors who survived and witnessed the crash at the end of every track there's a bumper, a steel bumper, it went right through the bumper and right onto the platform there was just this impact, and it sounded like an explosion. and we were stunned. the engineer of the train has been identified as 48-year-old thomas gallagher -- an employee of new jersey transit for 29 years. gallagher was treated for his injuries and released from a local hospital. the mayor of hoboken, dawn zimmer, prasied the police, first responders, and fire fighters -- and her citizens. (mayor dawn
obviously while this was a tragedy, a major concern for our community, we also are proud, i'm very proud of how our community came together to help one another once again through another tragedy. in hoboken, new jersey, i'm karin caifa. ((paul joncich)) new jersey transit service remains suspended indefinitely in and out of the terminal. the ntsb says contractors have to remove debris from the top of the train before investigators can enter certain passenger cars./// ((sharie johnson)) the south carolina teen who opened fire in an eme charged with murder. reports show... 14-year-old jesse osborne is accused of shooting two students and a teacher at townville elementary on wednesday. he is also accused in the death of his father - who was found shot to death at his home. the suspect is charged with murder and three counts of attempted murder. a judge determined osborne will remain in a juvenile holding facility for now- it is yet to be determined if he will be charged as a juvenile or adult.///
the tulsa police officer-- accused of killing an unarmed man-- went before a judge today. officer betty shelby pleaded not guilty to a charge of first-degree manslaughter in the killing of terence crutcher, an unarmed black man on september 16th. shelby confronted the 40-year-old after she came across his suv abandoned in the middle of the road. she claimed crutcher was reaching inside of his vehicle when she shot him. shelby pleaded not guilty to first-degree mana november 29th./// ((paul joncich)) a beauty pageant winner continues to command much of the attention in the presidential campaign. donald trump is continuing to push back against claims he 'fat shamed' a former miss universe by suggesting his rival, hillary clinton, is using her as a political tool. craig boswell has the latest from the white house. donald trump stood inside a replica of the oval office at the gerald ford museum in grand rapids, michigan. his visit to the late president's home state came just hours after the republican nominee launched into a third
in a series of pre-dawn tweets, trump called venezuela native alicia machado "disgusting" and urged followers to look for 'a sex tape.' machado has said trump called her "miss piggy" after she gained weight. hillary clinton responded hours later: "what kind of man stays up all night to smear a woman with lies and conspiracy theories?" trump's previous controverisal comments about latinos resurfaced today in a video of him testifying under oath. the deposition was related to lawsuits against two chefs who backed out of restaurant deals for trump's d.c. hotel after he called mexican immigrants criminals and "rapists." such comments also moved usa today's editorial board to urge americans not to vote for trump. clinton is spending the day in florida, where a new poll taken after the debate has her ahead of trump by four points. at an afternoon rally, she said trump's tweets say exactly who he is. (clinton)
to be president of the united states and commander in chief." clinton also called for greater participation in national and community service. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. ((paul joncich)) >> new state polls out today show clinton up seven points over trump in new hampshire--- and 6 points ahead in nevada. next week senator tim kaine will campaigning for his runningmate./// ((paul joncich)) and we're your local election headquarters keeping you up to date on all things politics on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((paul joncich)) back here in the valley... governor brian sandoval bringing some good news at the governor's business conference earlier today. this is the fifth year the conference. in one of the sessions governor sandoval told those in attendance that as of august... the silverstate gained back all 186 thousand jobs
showed up for today's event./// ((sharie johnson)) if you're downtown this weekend... you might want to check out a new way to get around. today marked the official launch of the r-t-c's bike sharing program. there are a total of 21 stations scattered throughout downtown. the idea is to reduce congestion on our streets. it costs four dollars for 30 minutes... eight dollars for a day... and 20 bucks for a month. the bikes home... you can only rent them for 30 minutes at a time... after that you need to go to the nearest station to re-check the bike./// ((tedd florendo)) ((( dust advisory in effect for sunday through monday as
gusts up to 40 or more possible on those days along with cooler conditions by sunday and we're warm and above average again today with winds light for now. still some clouds around which is why we never took it out of the forecast. .................. ................. .................... tonight expect temps to stay warm to mild with some clouds around. winds again staying light and in the 80's to 70's to eventually by morning.
tedd florendo. this is 8 news now at four. ((paul joncich)) new zika advice from the centers for disease control. men that travel to a zika-active area should wait six months to have unprotected sex after they return home. cases have shown that the virus can hang out in a man's system for up to six months-- even without symptoms. the world health organization went even further earlier this
should wait six months. this is the fifth time the cdc has updated its zika guidance-- a testament to how quickly information can change./// ((sharie johnson)) marshmellow peeps will be on the shelves this easter! a strike at the peeps kitchen is now over. about 400 people have agreed to return work... because there's been progress in contract negotiations. // ((sharie johnson)) pepsi co's top-selling starbucks frappuccino is facing some competition. dunkin' donuts annound beverages in a partnership with coca-cola. this agreement will make dunkin' donuts iced coffee available for purchase in grocery stores and convenience stores...nation-w ide. the highly anticipated beverages will still include dunkin' donuts' signature use of arabica coffee blend and real milk...in a variety of flavors. this ready-to-drink coffee is set to hit stores in 20-17. ((paul joncich)) coming up on the
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...if you can take it of course: ((james zhang/visitor)i feel a little scared. but uh you know i'm strong enough (makes strong fists) now, i'm superman! (laughter) )) ((paul joncich)) >> it's $20 bucks if you're ever in china. the glass bridge is one-thousand feet above a gorge. and... stretches more than 14-hundred feet.// toss to weather ((tedd florendo)) is drier.
seeing light winds and temps close to normal today. dewpoints and humidity are up with slight chances this evening with maybe a few spits of rain in the forecast for this evening. temps stay mild through the evening as well. ................................ ... ............ temps have been close to 90 for the east side of the valley where it's lower in elevation. the eastside had the warmest temps just near our normal 90 degree temps for this time in september. far west side of the valley stayed cooler with temps in the high 80's and far northwest part of town along with kyle canyon stayed coolest today. .......... ......................... ............. temps across the u.s. looking cool up in the pacific northwest with warmer temps in the desert southwest. northern tier states cooling off with temps only in the mid 50's
gorgeous with low humidity for the mid-atlantic staes and warm and muggy in orlando this afternoon. ..................... .............. ................ radar images show showers moving in from the south probably brining some spits of showers this evening to some isolated areas. the bulk of rain coming in from the upper level low will reach us wedsyringing more scattered showers and t'storm ances.looking at tempsting in t cooledeing on oud cover. ................................ . ............ night expect a low of 70 grees with plenty of clouds and light winds. could see a slight chancoaray s cool overnigha ouds in the m.morrow eect a high of 87th pas r showers and t'storms andre sc ............ ............................... extended forecast shows ts ance of showers/storms again thursday. drier by friday with wind increasing for the weekend. we'll warm up to t w0's by e weekend with slithces r showe) coming up on the0's by
((sharie johnson)) a football kicker at at an arkansas junior high school is gaining a lot of attention after making history in more ways than way. as krystle sherrell explains... the kicker sets daily goals to fight the odds. a young arkansas kicker has never missed in a game, and scored the first 7th grade extra point in school history. but you might be surprised who is under that gold helmet. at 12 years old, brianna lopez...or bre as her teammates know her.... is the starting kicker for the chaffin brianna lopez chaffin / jr.high kicker in elementary school, around when i was in fourth or fifth grade, i would play outside with the guys..football, and i would just play, and they would tell me play for junior high, just go for it.. ] and her coach says shes got what it takes. doug pogue /chaffin jr. high head football coach shes got a specialty, she played soccer all her life, and so she has that knack, i guess just pure athleticism...she has really good power with her legs, and she kicks it pretty good....been proud of her.
play....but now, they say they couldnt be more proud. i said brianna, you havent done this before, and she said, mom, i love football, and i told you i was going to be in it...so, very proud.> and each day at practice...she sets a new goal for herself. i just make a challenge for me in my head. i make five in a row, and i scoot back...five in a row, and i scoot back, and i just keep going and going. /reporting standup: now, the future of bres football career is for her to decide. ive played basketball since i was like eight, and i wanted to be a cheerleader ever since i was small, and ive been tumbling for awhile. but for now, shes catching the attention of everyone around her. i knew that before long...that word would get out, and people would start noticing her and stuff...and i think its a good thing.
tonight's fan choice game of the week has been chosen. viewers overwhelming voted for arbor view versus shadow ridge. 8 news now sports reporter jon tritsch will be live at six previewing the game--- and again at 11 with all of the pretty pictures from one of the biggest rivalry games in the valley. and for those of you at any of the games tonight we'd like to see your pics. you can send them to a at las-vegas-now dot com./// paul joncich that's all for us at 4. christianne klein >> 8 news now at five starts after this. don't forget.. we're always on at las vegas now dot com, on facebook and twitter.