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and another sexually assaulted after a suspect incites chaos on the i-15 and a valley pharmacy. the latest developments on this bizarre incident with team coverage. ((katie boer)) >> valley winds kicking up.... ((sharie johnson)) >> the reality of an n-f-l team within the city's reach. the next obstacle standing in the way of making it a reality. "now, live...this is 8 news now weekend edition." ((sharie johnson)) a man is in custody after a deadly shooting near the strip. thanks for joining us i'm sharie johnson. metro says just after nine this morning the suspect opened fire on three vehicles near i-15 and sahara. a woman in her late 40's was
tracked down to a c-v-s near the south end of the strip. we are tracking this deadly shooting which led to a bizarre standoff with team coverage. brittany edney is near sahara and i-15 where the shooting reportedly took place. first.... lets go to nia wong who's near windmill and las vegas blvd. where the suspect was eventually apprehended. ((nia wong)) >> sharie, our camera was here just as this suspect was taken intu standoff he had with metro. >> police say around nine-fourty three.. c-v-s employees alerted them to the man you see in this video. they say he entered with two handguns into the store. police tell us this man pulled his pants down and tried to sexually assault a woman inside. at that point...employees began to shelter in place in the back of the store. a standoff did happen between metro and this man. a viewer sent us this video of
cvs...where it appears words are exchanged between him and police. a few minutes later...he puts his hands up and is on the ground....when police send a k-9 unit on him. ((lt. dan mcgrath/las vegas metro: 00:38:03 once he stepped outside, we got those people out back out as quickly as possible. we didn't want to start a confrontation with our officers going on but we did evacuate those last employees at the back." 00:38:17)) >> the suspect was sent to u-m-c for dog bites. right now police believe he has a gang affiliation. at the time he was in custody...they say he was incoherent. they don't know if he was under the influence. ((nia wong)) >> detectives spent the rest of the afternoon interviewing employees and other witnesses. including the woman who was assaulted....they say she managed to push him away but is shaken. now police say this standoff stemmed from a deadly shooting near the north area of the strip -- resulting a streatch of i-15 to be shut down. that's where we find brittany edney who has more on what led up to this confrontation. edney who has more on what led up to this confrontation.
shooting happened here near 1-15 and sahara. so far, they know at least 3 vehicles were hit-- that includes the car carrying the female passenger, in her late 40's--she died a few hours later at u-m-c. and the male driver, in his 50's, is in stable condition. police say they believe the pair was hit in thi where the car crashed into a barrier. 2 bullets hit a semi truck... that driver pulled off the road a bit later and called authorities-- he's ok. another vehicle was hit with three bullets-- no injuries there either. i can tell you traffic was shut down for about an hour from sahara to spring mountain as officers walked that area--searching for evidence. metro says they did find a few pieces of possible evidence--they're still working to confirm that it's connected
was down the street when it happened... and he heard multiple shots go off. ((chris brisco, heard gunshots "stop the killing. it's always this big deal about police officers shooting citizens, what about us killing each other. another family has to mourn now because their life gone now." )) >> police believe the pair may be a married las vegas couple.. also, their vehicle was towed to a lab for procesng police say other cars may have been hit... so they're asking drivers who were in this area around 9-am this morning to check their vehicles, and if you find any bullet holes, then of course, contact metro. reporting live, brittany edney, 8 news now./// ((sharie johnson)) we saw the winds kicking up yesterday katie.. is this going to cause a major impact for the rest of our weekend? ((katie boer)) >> ((katie boer))
the pacific northwest will keep gusty west to southwest winds blowing over the desert southwest through monday, and chances for rain and snow near the sierra crest. ......................... high pressure will build in tuesday and wednesday, bringing very strong north winds down the colorado river valley. dry and warm weather is expected for most of next week. ...................... .short term...through monday. as expected, winds have bee advisory area, and humidities have been marginal in the red flag warning area. neither is far enough from criteria to justify cancelling, so will let them ride. water vapor loop suggests the next blast of wind for the sierra crest is getting close as of this afternoon, so will let the high wind warning ride as well. next wind problem may be the spring mountains and western las vegas valley sunday evening/early monday morning. ((sharie johnson)) former nevada attorney
masto did not hold back last night in their only debate. the candidates to replace retiring senator harry reid... did their best to impress voters in what is shaping up to be a very close election. potential government shut down. (( catherine cortez masto: "well, congressman heck's already done it. he voted to shut down the government and continued with the sequestration, so i don't know why he's raising his hand." joe heck: "well, there was never a vote to shut down the government." )) the two also sparred over immigration, supreme court nominees, rising costs of healthcare... refugees and gun background checks. immediately after the debate we talked to the candidates backstage to see how they felt
(( "i will be standing up to the interest of the people of the state of nevada and he is going to be standing up for special interests." "born and raised in the state, getting around and talking to the voters, i want them to know that i know what it's like to work hard and i know the struggles that they're dealing with. it's our voices that we are going to take to washington.")) ((sharie johnson)) >> congressman joe heck's campaign said heck had several big moments of the night, calling him the clear winner. cortez masto's campaign said heck used quote "washington herself to be a problem solver of the night. and... if you missed last night's debate we are making all of these clips available to you on our website so you can watch them in their entirety./// ((sharie johnson)) the dream of an n-f-l stadium coming to las vegas is looking to be more of a reality the hurdles left to clear if governor sandoval gives the proposal his signature./// ((sharie johnson))
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two billionaires, spending millions to buy a senate seat for joe heck. smearing catherine cortez masto with ads called "bogus," "highly misleading," and "false." as attorney general, it's cortez masto who held banks accountable and helped nevada homeowners. and governor sandoval praised cortez masto's dedication to fighting sex trafficking. don't let joe heck's billionaires fool you. catherine cortez masto has always stood up for us.
vegas raiders is close to becoming reality. governor sandoval has final say on the plan for a nearly two-billion dollar stadium on monday... after a week-long special legislative session gave it the go-ahead. mauricio marin and sports director chris maathuis were there for the session in carson city. mauricio: some are calling it one of the biggest plays ever made in nevada history. ul voted to approve the bill. but the decision didn't come without controversy. vo: assemblymembers heard from both sides of the argument before casting their vote. ultimately it came down to 28 yes votes and 13 no's....barely getting the two-thirds vote required. a lot of issues held up the vote including a controversial n-dot roads report that suggested possibly giving preference to construction projects near the stadium over other work around the valley. those who voted for the stadium plan say it will help generate thousands of jobs. another winner in all of this is the las vegas
campaign trail in advance of the final psi week. and donald trump is holding three events in the northeast today he's also responding to the latest round of allegations by going on the offensive. brook silva-braga has more from new york. at a rally in new hampshire, donald trump not only denied a growing list of accusations he's improperly touched women... but said the accusers' stories were evidence of corruption. (donald trump 12:42:35) "remember this: it's a rigged election because you've got phony people coming up with phony allegations with no
responded to the "rigged election" comments with a statement: "the american electoral system is free, fair and open" and "votingshould be encouraged, not dismissed or undermined because a candidate is afraid he's going to lose." four days before the final presidential debate, trump also suggested his opponent had used performance enhancing drugs before their last meeting. (donald trump 12:46:20) "we should take a drug test prior to the debate" yesterday, clinton joked about trump questioning her endurance. (h "it's a grueling, strenuous challenge that requires a lot of stamina" the latest round of wikileaks leaked emails include what appear to be transcripts of paid speeches clinton gave investment bank goldman sachs in one she said the people who know the most about regulating wall street are wall street bankers themselves. brook silva-braga, for cbs news, new york./// ((sharie johnson)) the clinton campaign has
authenticity of any specific files in the leak but blames russia for the breach. don't forget the third and final debate will take place this wednesday right here in las vegas at the thomas and mack center. and we have wall to wall coverage right here on 8 news now, your local election headquarters./// ((sharie johnson)) ((katie boer)) pacific northwest will keep gusty west to southwest winds blowing over the desert southwest through monday, and chances for rain and snow near the sierra
tuesday and wednesday, bringing very strong north winds down the colorado river valley. dry and warm weather is expected for most of next week. ...................... .short term...through monday. as expected, winds have been marginal in the wind advisory area, and humidities have been marginal in the neither is far enough from criteria to justify cancelling, so will let them ride. water vapor loop suggests the next blast of wind for the sierra crest is getting close as of this afternoon, so will let the high wind warning ride as well. next wind problem may be the spring mountains and western las vegas valley sunday evening/early
turns 90 this year. and to celebrate, the publisher is releasing four new stories along with the new character. the author says "penguin" was inspired by an old photograph of pooh's original creator and his son playing with a toy penguin. the illustrator said it was a challenge to combine the look of a toy, while also making the character look alive. the book is a sequel titled, "the best bear in all the world" and is set for release at the ((sharie johnson)) that's it for us. join us again at 6:00.///
captioning sponsored by cbs >> ninan: severe weather slams the pacific northwest. remnants of a typhoon batters the coast following a rare tornado outbreak. also tonight, ferocious wildfires in the west. the death toll from southeast floods still rising. hillary clinton-- drug tests before their next debate. >> she's getting pumped up for wednesday night. i don't know what's going on with her. >> ninan: and the nixon presidential library reopens, hoping to reach post-watergate. >> i was not alive when richard nixon resigned. this is the "cbs weekend news." >> ninan: good evening. i'm reena ninan with the western edition of the broadcast.