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yes... organizers brought out the big guns... including one of the most recognizable oakland raider alums... current fox nfl analyst and hall of famer howie long. ((howie long/former raiders de: "this to me is a win-win, it's a no-brainer.")) ((patrick walker)) >> raiders and rebels cheerleaders joined the former raider defensive end on stage. the rebels football team would also call the new stadium home. long's pitch... that lawmakers have a chance approving the new stadium -- something oakland has failed to do... causing owner mark davis to look elsewhere for a new home. the 1-point-9 billion dollar stadium would be publicly owned... but at a cost to taxpayers: 750 million in new hotel room taxes... with the rest coming from sheldon adelson's las vegas sands corp... the nfl and the raiders organization. any day now... governor brian sandoval is expected to call lawmakers to carson city to approve the financing bill. sources say that date will be a
visitors authority c-e-o rossi ralenkotter says this is an opportunity for las vegas that must not be missed. ((rossi ralenkotter/ceo, lvcva: "it's all about jobs, if you combine both our project with the stadium project, over 14,000 jobs, thousands of construction jobs, so it's very important." )) >> the local labor unions have been very supportive of the stadium project... tailgating at all 16 meetings of the oversight board that recommended the stadium project to the governor. e ((patrick walker)) >> there's something very important to remember... however... the upcoming special session isn't just about the stadium. lawmakers will tackle other issues as well. more on that... at 5. paul... ((paul joncich)) >> will funding for the education savings account program also be on the agenda... what have you heard about that? ((patrick walker))
the treasurer tells me he wants it on the agenda... the governor's office initially said that wouldn't happen... although the governor told me friday he hasn't made up his mind. sources tell me there is mounting pressure... however... for esa funding to be added to the agenda. we'll learn more in the coming days.../// ((sharie johnson)) the big cool down is >> morning temps in the 50's. ted, we haven't felt this in a while. ((tedd florendo)) winds have been breezy to wind all day with the strongest winds expected tonight with gusts up to 45 possible and locally higher in the mountains. temps staying warm but cooler than yesterday and will get cooler by tomorrow and the morning. a.m. temps also the next few days will be cooler as well as we see temps we haven't seen since
scene where the man barricaded himself inside a home for several hours. we're told, right now they're in the middle of clearing the house... and collecting evidence. the barricade started shortly after 4-30 this morning... that's when police were called to a house near rainbow and desert inn. police say a man... locked himself inside a home after stabbing a friend and beating his girlfriend: ((officer larry hadfield // metro police: "all injuries that were sustained in this -- were minor in nature and we are investigating.")) ((michael stevens)) >> police had to evacuate a fearing the suspect had a high-powered rifle on him. it was just before 10-this morning... the stand-off ended with the suspect surrendering to police. right now, metro won't give us any idea the charges the man faces... or who he is at this point. police say more information should be released later in the day. reporting from desert inn and rainbow, michael stevens... 8 news now. ((sharie johnson)) meanwhile... detectives continue to investigate a shooting that left one man dead. if you remember police say a woman found one of her roommates
we're told the suspect in the shooting is still on the run and may have stolen two shot guns from the home. --- and police tell us investigators are searching the car that was stolen from the scene... in hopes of finding clues. they ask anyone with information on this incident to call crime stoppers at the number on your screen./// ((paul joncich)) today's campaign headline: donald trump's taxes and charity. unlike presidential candidates of the past 40 years, the release his tax returns. but over the weekend, copies of some of them leaked... and this afternoon, a state attorney general said trump's foundation was violating the law. mark albert reports from the white house. new york's democratic attorney general ordered the trump foundation to stop fundraising in the state... after finding the charity is not following state certification laws. trump's campaign responded saying: "while we remain very concerned about the political motives behind ag schneiderman's investigation, the trump foundation nevertheless intends to cooperate fully with the investigation." trump
her private email server. ( donald trump/(r) presidential nominee) "hillary clinton's only experience in cyber security involves her criminal scheme to violate federal law, engineering a massive cover-up, and putting the entire nation in harm's way." trump did not address the new york times article showing part of his 1995 tax returns. trump declared more than nine-hundred million dollars in losses... potentially allowing him to avoid paying $50 million each year in taxable income for 18 years. (mark albert/cbs news/the white hou) not disputed the report... and his surrogates call him a "genius" for his tax strategy. but the clinton campaign labeled the revelation "a bombshell." (sec. hillary clinton/(d) presidential nominee) "what kind of genius loses a billion dollars in a single year?" during an economic speech in ohio, democratic candidate hillary clinton slammed the billionaire. (sec. hillary clinton/(d) presidential nominee) "he abuses his power, games the system, and puts his own interests ahead of the country's. it's always trump first, and everyone else last." the clinton
ad highlighting trump's taxes. mark albert for cbs news, the white house. ((paul joncich)) >> tomorrow night, the two vice presidential candidates tim kaine and mike pence, will face off in their one and only debate. it will air right here on cbs, moderated by cbsn's elaine quijano./// ((paul joncich)) this week, nevada lives up to its reputation as a battlegrd in the valley. donald trump has announced he will make a stop in henderson on wednesday. he's expected to be at the henderson pavillion at 11:30 in the morning. and then on thursday... senator tim kaine will drum up votes for hillary clinton. the vice presidential hopeful will talk about the economy... as well as the importance of registering to vote ahead of the october 8-th deadline. we've put a link for both events on las vegas now dot com if you'd like to attend the rally./// ((paul joncich)) meanwhile... a recent poll shows hillary clinton has opened a five-point lead on donald trump 47 to 42
for clinton versus trump in support from men - a 22-point deficit now trimmed to five. and, she's flipped the score with independents - previously more for trump but now favoring clinton 44-percent to 37-percent./// ((sharie johnson)) speaking of polls... here in nevada the latest poll on the senate race... shows joe heck and catherine cortez masto are in a tight race. the two are hoping to fill harry reid's senate seat.... that he's held for nearly 30- years. according to the latest poll commissioned by the las vegas supported republican representative joe heck... with 45 percent supporting cortez- masto. that's within the 3- and- a- half- point margin of error. 800 likely voters were polled last week. already... tens of millions of dollars have been spent on that race alone./// and... 8 news now is teaming up with univision... to help you decide who you want to vote for in that race.
vegas... and you can submit a question for the candidates by going to las vegas now dot com... or our 8 news now facebook page. the debate will air live... right here on channel 8 on october 14-th... at seven p-m./// ((sharie johnson)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters for all the races that matter to you... on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((paul joncich)) coming up on the valley's news leader... water woes may be a thing of the past... we take a look at a company that's making sure those in the the lack of water./// ((sharie johnson)) >> also... the fafsa app is now available for students three months early. the changes made to ensure federal grant money doesn't go unclaimed.///
provide services to 500 people. it has since grown to serving more than two million people with more than 100 millions gallons of water being treated today. they company says their main goal is to protect public health while addressing the water issue in southern nevada. marty flynn ((one is the fact that it protects the public health and environment by taking sewage away from homes and businesses but also that our water resources picture depends on putting reclaimed water back into the environment.)) ((sharie johnson)) >> we're told more than 12 thon monthly to ensure the water meets the state's guidelines./// ((sharie johnson)) do you have unanswered questions about your health care enrollment? 8 news now has got you covered. wednesday 8 on your side's michelle mortensen is answering all your questions. you can call our phone bank from noon to 8-pm... to get answers from industry professionals./// ((paul joncich)) evacuation orders issued for some residents in northern california. ((sharie johnson)) >> the progress made on the
in the santa cruz mountains in northern california. firefighters are still trying to put out the flames. they've made a lot of progress ... it's now 81- percent contained. but not before the nearly 45- hundred acre fire destroyed 12 homes and 16 other smaller buildings./// toss to weather ((tedd florendo)) winds have been blowing today with some of the strongest winds expected to materialize tonight. warm today but expecting cooler temps tomorrow as we beging the big cool down with the passage of the cold front. ................................ ... .................... temps around the region were in the upper 80's today with the warmest temps over to the east side of the valley close to 90 with the southwest gusts around the region.
with strongest winds with the coldest temps in the mountains. ................................ ... ...... still warmer around the region as the cold front approaches. warm down the colorado river valley all the way down to laughlin with death valley and bullhead city the warmest this afternoon. still warm in mesquite and more comfortable temps but windy in the southern great basin.' ..... .............................. .............. watching the satellite and radar and showing the low still up to the northwest as it churns around the region and cold front still northwest. as it's axix approaches is when we'll see our strongest winds between 7 and 10 pm along with the weather alerts. ... ................. tonight expect a low in the 50's tonight and windy through the night along with blowing dust. tomorrow expect a high of 75 only and breezy and cool tomorrow. dust shouldn't be an issue tomorrow. ................................ ... ............... extended forecast shows cooler highs and lows that stay chilly for a few days. we'll gradually warm up late week and near seasonal as rain still stays away from the region.
spots to avoid... in "what's driving you crazy?"... demetria obilor several months ago, ndot broke ground on a $30 million upgrade project for the pedestrian bridges on the south end of the strip at tropicana. right now, the pedestrian bridge that connects the excalibur and tropicana is closed down. traffic has been diverted around it to the remaining bridges or for surface crossing, just south of the bridge at reno ave. this will be the case through december. this past week, crews were doing some electrical work that required a power shut down for all of the bridges at tropicana and lv bl done, the bridges will be safer and sleeker. they'll have lighted hand rails, glass wind screens... new escalators will be installed with state-of-the-art equipment. the elevators will be air-conditioned too. it should wrap up by mid-2018. the state says this project will improve the efficiency of pedestrian traffic flows at one of the most active pedestrian corners in the state. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. ((sharie johnson))
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"the boss" even helped him out with his absence note. "foul tip you're still alive." "phew! still alive!" this is a typical day at the bernstein household. playing a little ball....talking sports nats: "phillies are my first, nationals are my second." but now the conversation has kind of shifted. (luke bernstein/father) "ben said, 'daddy, that's bruce springsteen!'" (sara small/reporter) "what was it like to meet him?" (ben bernstein/5-years-old) "i gave him a hug and said happy birthday boss and he said let's take a picture." ben's dad luke is a bernstein/father) "i've seen him in concert 27 times. not as many as some." so when they have a chance to meet him at a book signing last week-- (sara small/reporter) "tell me how fun it was." (ben bernstein/5-years-old) "so fun!" it's something you just don't pass up. but..what about picture day at school? (luke bernstein/father) "i thought maybe if we could get him to sign the note, it would be really cool. and something he can have and we can have." (ben bernstein/5-years-old) "he said but i don't have a pen and daddy gave him a pen and he signed it and he said 'anything for you, ben'" while describing the experience of meeting the boss...ben is a boy of few
why was that your favorite part?" (ben bernstein/5-years-old) "i don't know." (sara small/reporter) "just because it was cool?" (ben bernstein/5-years-old) "yeah." (sara small/reporter) "yeah it was pretty cool." but his dad knows this is a day-off well spent. (luke bernstein/father) "to be so kind to our son i would just like to say thank you. it was wonderful." thank you boss!! ((sharie johnson)) a hurricane packing 140 mile per hour winds is threatening haiti ((paul joncich)) >> just how many american families have been evacuated. -- and how soon we might feel the impact of the storm./// announcer: now,
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to work together in order to get things done. but in washington, too often joe heck has been part of the problem, putting his party and special interests before nevada. i'm proud of my work with the bush and obama administrations on homeland security. and every bill i sponsored as attorney general was passed by democrats and republicans.
residents of the caribbean are facing an intense encounter with hurricane matthew. the category 4 storm could bring catastrophic damage there before threatening the u-s. ((sharie johnson)) the dangerous storm is already flooding streets in jamaica.. with some areas expecting more than three feet of rain. mark strassman has the latest from kingston. relentless downpours triggered floods (nat) ....as hurricane matthew hit jamaica on sunday. in kingston rushing water covered streets and stranded cars.
off the western coast of the island, near the city of negril (neh-grill), a water spout was spotted over the ocean ahead of the storm. officials issued an evacuation order throughout the island. (andrew holness /prime minister of jamaica) "all the models show that jamaica will be within the 90 percent effect band of this storm. (00:36) in haiti, the slow-moving storm is expected to dump the government has opened roughly 13-hundred emergency shelters that can hold up 340-thousand people. matthew will make its way towards cuba with hurricane conditions early tomorrow. the u.s. has already evacuated about 700 family members from the u.s. naval base in guantanamo bay. (strassman) the state department has told non-essential personnel here in jamaica as well as in haiti and the bahamas to evacuate if they can but if not, to hunker down. still too early to forecast matthew's impact in the u-s..
east coast could feel it by the end of the week. mark strassman, cbs news, kingston, jamaica. ((sharie johnson)) >> that storm stretching from south america through the caribbean.. is the strongest hurricane to hit that region since 2007./// ((paul joncich)) it is finally feeling like fall. ((sharie johnson)) >> and the morning lowse tomorrow. tedd florendo has the latest. ((tedd florendo)) winds have been breezy to wind all day with the strongest winds expected tonight with gusts up to 45 possible and locally higher in the mountains. temps staying warm but cooler than yesterday and will get cooler by tomorrow and the morning. a.m. temps also the next few days will be cooler as well as we see temps we haven't seen since april and early may. ........... ........................ .............. temps through the evening expected to be in the 80's to
((paul joncich)) earlier today local leaders gathered at u-n-lv to rally support for the n-f-l stadium. and as we lived stream the event, many of you shared your opinions. robert writes... i've been in vegas 41 years and we need something to bring our city together and let the tourists pay for it. all they're going to do is put that extra dollar in a slot machine. michelle says... i absolutely hate the raiders...but the stadium has more positives than negatives! not everyone is for the stadium plan. eddie posted... traffic is horrible. and from kevin: money for education not a below 500 team. you can always chime in on the 8 news now facebook page./// ((sharie johnson)) the u-s state department has announced it will suspend bilateral talks with russia. this comes on the heels of a short-lived cease-fire in syria. white house press secretary josh earnest... said russia had lost credibility after making a series of commitments that they knew they wouldn't follow. he adds russia had not carried
isis... in more than seven months. --- and claimed they had been "reduced to claiming credit for successful us operations."/// ((paul joncich)) the supreme court started its new term monday with a ruling on immigration. justices rejected a request from the white house to re-hear a case concerning the obama administration's executive actions on immigration. the move deals another blow to the president's attempt to allow more than four million undocumented immigrants to app associated benefits. last june, the eight member court announced it was evenly divided in the case since the court remains down by one justice after antonin scalia's death in february. if donald trump wins-- conservative control of the court would likely persist. if hillary clinton wins-- the court could lean liberal for the first time since the vietnam era./// ((sharie johnson)) college students and their families take note: the critical financial aid form... "fafsa" is now available. it's the acronym for free application for federal student
months early. the application is used to determine how much money students and their families will get for college-- including grants, scholarships and low interest loans. the release date was moved up to make sure that recent tax information was readily available. --- and it's coming with a couple key changes happening to the form this year. (("they often times had to wait to file their taxes or their parents to before submitting their fafsa form. using two years prior we're hoping all that tax information ((sharie johnson)) >> unfortunately, a recent analysis... found as much as two-point-seven billion dollars in free federal grant money went unclaimed last year. that's mainly because of incomplete or un-submitted fafsa forms. /// ((sharie johnson)) chipotle wants you back. ((paul joncich)) >> the new menu item they hope will win back customers..
leader with paul joncich, christianne klein and tedd florendo. this is 8 news now at four. ((sharie johnson)) it's just in time for tomorrow's taco day.... chorizo is the newest menu item at chipotle restaurants across the u-s. test-market runs of the spicy sausage were a hit in a handful of markets this summer. ((paul joncich)) >> the chain says its chorizo will be made of "responsibly raised" chicken and pork. it'll add flavors of paprika, toasted cumin and chipotle peppers. the menu addition is chipo' back customers. the company had to deal with outbreaks of e-coli, salmonella and norovirus late last year. sales and revenue nose-dived as a result./// ((paul joncich)) two rivals in the outdoor retail industry are getting together. bass pro shops will acquire cabela's for five-and-a-half billion dollars. the deal would combine two or more well-known retailers for hunting and fishing equipment. ((sharie johnson)) >> the cabela's chain has 85 stores with 19-thousand employees - bass pro shops' has 20-thousand workers in 99-stores.
locations. cabela's had been falling behind smaller competitors and online retailers... forcing a decision late last year to sell or reorganize./// ((sharie johnson)) and facebook is for more than just socializing it's also for shopping! ((paul joncich)) >> the company is re-launching 'marketplace'... the first version of the service could only be used on a desktop. facebook says its now easier and faster to snap pictures, upload them, and sell items.// ((paul joncich)) coming up on the news leader... rumors put to rest... ((sharie johnson)) >> we learn the dirty truth behind the five second rule./// announcer: you're
a 102 year old woman in handcuffs, riding in the back of a saint louis missouri police car. ((sharie johnson)) but as patrick clark explains the arrest was just apart of her backseat bucket list. as the police cruiser pulled up to the five star senior center in south st. louis, it wasnt public enemy number one inside...but number one oh two. (edie simms/102 years young) did you enjoy your ride this morning? oh yes, handcuffs and all. (sgt. john mclaughlin/st. louis police dept).: "these types of events and ms. simms help us do that and were more than happy to do these type we love it and we get more out of it than the seniors do?." thats right, the little old lady from south county fulfilled a backseat bucket list wish. in her 102 years on this earth, she had never set foot in the back of a police car until today. friday morning she was dispensing pearls of wisdom and free pairs of socks and scarves. edie simms/102 years young: "keep going, dont ever stop whatever it is youre doing and spend some time doing community service because sometimes the person you reach out and touch is the only person that they will
all about. last year simms sewed and stitched some 413 handmade items for the folks at five star senior center. (edie simms/102 years young) "i made my first dress that was wearable. im not saying it was good but i wore it to school when i was ten years old." (michael howard/exec. dir. five star senior center) "but here weve got a senior helping seniors and i just think thats the neatest thing". recently, simms made a trip to american baptist university to talk about 100 years of remembering. and she also celebrated a plans of slowing down. (edie simms/102 years young) "the 25th of september. you can tell what my folks were doing on christmas before. they were making babies. ha ha". by midday, it was back to bingo where everyone got a handmade item to take home courtesy of 102 year young edie simms and some free advice. (edie simms/102 years young) "its a great world if you just open your eyes and look at it". ((tedd florendo)) winds have been blowing today
tonight. warm today but expecting cooler temps tomorrow as we beging the big cool down with the passage of the cold front. ......................... .......... .................... temps around the region were in the upper 80's today with the warmest temps over to the east side of the valley close to 90 with the southwest gusts around the region. the cooler temps over the west side and foothills with strongest winds with the coldest temps in the mountains. ........ ........................... ...... still warmero warm down the colorado river valley all the way down to laughlin with death valley and bullhead city the warmest this afternoon. still warm in mesquite and more comfortable temps but windy in the southern great basin.' ..... .............................. .............. watching the satellite and radar and showing the low still up to the northwest as it churns around the region and cold front still northwest. as it's axix approaches is when we'll see our strongest winds between 7 and 10 pm along with the weather alerts. ................................
tonight and windy through the night along with blowing dust. tomorrow expect a high of 75 only and breezy and cool tomorrow. dust shouldn't be an issue tomorrow. ................................ ... ............... extended forecast shows cooler highs and lows that stay chilly for a few days. we'll gradually warm up late week and near seasonal as rain still stays away from the region.
right? is it safe to eat food that has fallen on the floor within five seconds? well, once again, scientist have taken a closer look at whether it's fact or fiction. they dropped watermelon, bread,bread with butter, and gummy candy on stainless steel, ceramic tile, wood and carpet. then they examined bacteria
contamination was instant! so....some food for thought for floor eaters.... while the odds are in your favor that you won't get sick.....the food you are putting in your mouth is contaminated./// ((sharie johnson)) getting rid of all kinds of eyesores in your neighborhood. ((paul joncich)) >> we talk with mayor carolyn goodman about the different options you have... when your neighbors aren't doing ((sharie johnson)) >> and tonight on 8 news now at 5.. standoffs are a common sight in the valley.. but wait until you see the price tag for one of these barricades./// announcer: you're
and hopefully we just get time as we have all the social media and media out there coming in from around the world i'm sure... kirsten: remember at the prior things at the wynn all the debates mayor goodman: i got to go to one of them and wolf blitzer and i went to four or five of them which were kind enough to move around at the different hotels so we got that exposure to kirsten: yeah i was nonstop coverage mayor goodman:i loved kirsten: yes go las vegas that's right now we have a couple things from viewers our first viewer wants to know is it legal to advertise a car for sale on empty lots mayor goodman: you know i believe that is illegal. you're allowed to do it from your home i think you're allowed to but it is illegal to be on the lots and especially saying for sale what people could do then is go ahead if they have them take those signs down move them back to your own property and
venture out onto social media yourself that you have a great car kirsten: or even pay the monthly fee to go at one of the lots mayor goodman: i don't know if it would happen but it could be towed and you were on somebody else's property as well kirsten: make that change folks if you were one of those another question... who do you call to report commercial vehicles and tractor trailers parked in neighborhoods mayor goodman: well inside the 135 square miles of the city of las vegas you would call our code enforcement and they are very very responsive there even responsive we have a couple of homes in our neighborhood that really don't look very good and so as i passed by i check to see if the weeds or if they have too many vehicles outside i do call code enforcement i think 702-229-6615 i think it is 6615 but they are very responsive and if for some reason you can't
because we have the best code enforcement kirsten: this other viewers says what about trash in yards and overgrown vegetation how long will it take for codes to come out mayor goodman: exactly that not only do they go out and immediately first of all notify the people whoever owned the property that you have reports on your property you have so much time tol then they're back again so they do a multitude of things absolutely call city hall and again code enforcement kirsten: thank you for coming in mayor goodman mayor goodman: thanks for having me again kirsten: if you would like to submit a question for the lovely marriage is at the lasvegasnow.com click on the banner that says monday mornings
clark county commissioners are turning the welcome to fabulous las vegas sign purple today to raise awareness of domestic violence. ((paul joncich)) >> the sign is a popular stop for tourists... on the boulevard near russell road. usually the light bulbs are yellow. but since october is national domestic violence awareness month... the lights have been switched out to glow puprle./// paul joncich that's all for us at 4. ((sharie johnson)) >> 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. ((denise valdez)) now at 5...
"we can smell that odor coming and we breathe it everyday, especially in the early mornings."
an expansion plan for a gravel pit has the community all fired up. ------------ ((dave courvoisier)) >> plus.. another big step forward in the plan to bring the raiders to las vegas. we have team coverage on what's happening now... ----------------- ((denise valdez)) >> and standoffs are a common