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officer... to take down their suspect. >> and a wildfire burns out of control. the dozens of homes in harm's way... as mother nature helps fuel the flames in northern nevada./// ((katie boer)) /// "now, live...this is 8 news now weekend edition." ((sharie johnson)) suspect is accused of sexually assaulting a woman. thank you for joining us. i'm sharie johnson. it all started when police say this man... kenneth mcdonald... started shooting at random cars on i-15. 8 news now reporter brittany edney has been following the story all day. she joins us now live from outside the cvs near windmill and las vegas boulevard--where the suspect was arrested. ((brittany edney)) >> sharie--- police say, as of now, they know of at least 3
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including the vehicle where one person died, another hurt. and the shooting led to a standoff here at this cvs---which investigators say came to and end with the help of a k-9 team. ((brittany edney)) for unkown reasons, police say a man opened fire on multiple cars on 1-15 a little after 9 a-m, saturday. a female passenger in her times and died a few hours later at u-m-c... the driver, a man in his 50's, was injured. ((lt. dan mcgrath, metro police "their car had hit the barrier at i-15 and spring mountain." )) ((brittany edney)) then at around 9-45-- police received a call about a man entering this c-v-s with two handguns. ((jim cook, witness "people were running out of the store screaming...i mean the first 3 minutes were a little chaotic" )) ((brittany edney)) investigators say the suspect pulled his pants down and tried
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((lt. dan mcgrath, metro police "she was able to push him away and the employees sheltered in place and there were several 911 calls." )) ((brittany edney)) in this video from a viewer-- you can see police exchanging words with a suspect for several minutes ((lt. dan mcgrath, metro police "he would not listen to the officer's commands.")) ((brittany edney)) then, it looks like the man got on the ground with his hands up-- moments later, a k-9 unit was unleashed. ((lt. dan mcgrath, metro police "since he was not complying, they let the dog loose." ((brittany edney)) a decision, investigators say limited the liklihood of anyone else getting hurt. dan mcgrath, metro police "saved officers, and probably saved this person from being shot and killed if he reached into his pocket because we didn't know if he had a gun on him." ((brittany edney)) >> the suspect was taken to u-m-c for treatment for dog bites to his lower leg and thigh. investigators tell us he does have a criminal record and it's likely, he's affiliated with a gang. sharie. ((sharie johnson)) >> multiple cars where hit by bullets on 1-15... what do we know about those commuters? ((brittany edney))
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truck... and i'm told that driver pulled off the road and contacted authorities-- he's ok. another vehicle was hit with three bullets- and luckily, there were no injuries there either. we'll send it back to you./// ((sharie johnson)) this isn't the first time someone randomly opened fire at a driver on valley roads. in 2008... blanca gonzalez was shot and killed while waiting at a stoplight at nellis and charleston. blanca had her two children in her car ah calvin kirklin was arrested and sentenced in that shooting. he's eligible for parole in 20-19./// ((sharie johnson)) mother nature is adding fuel to a massive wildfire in northern nevada. the fire is only five- percent contained right now... and it's already destroyed 22 homes. firefighters are now trying to keep the 32- hundred acre blaze from jumping any major roads up in the washoe valley.
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high winds are helping spread the flames... it just broke out yesterday morning. rain in the area helped moderate it a bit... but the winds are still fueling it./// ((sharie johnson)) toss to weather ((katie boer))
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in the mid 70s. 80 degrees by noon. winds will keep on increasing through the day, by 3pm 84, with low 80s by 7 likely feeling cooler with very gusty winds up to 41mph for some around las vegas. ((sharie johnson)) governor brian sandoval could sign off helping fund a n-f-l stadium on monday. this comes after a week- long special legislative session... which approved raising the room tax to pay for the city's 750- million- dollar portion of the stadium. the vote passed by the narrowest margin possible... and now it's up to the governor
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center is also a winner from this legislative session... it will get more than 400- million- dollars from the hotel tax increase... expanding the convention space out to where the riviera once stood. ((sharie johnson)) an arrest is made... after a man runs over protesters under the famous reno arch. what he's charged with... and how the people he's accused of hitting are doing tonight. keeping locals safe... really takes a team! highlighted at a community expo held today./// "you're watching the valley's news leader...with sharie johnson, katie boer & jon
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when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. so you can imagine what i thought when i saw donald trump say... "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he is talking about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms." i don't want a president who makes fun of me.
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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. i'm catherine cortez masto
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plowing his truck into a crowd of protesters. this happened this past monday night... when police say a group rallying for native american rights... was ran over under the "reno" arch. 18- year- old nicholas mahaffey was booked yesterday on one misdemeanor charge of provoking assault. he was released on one- thousand- dollar bail. three protesters were hurt in the monday night incident, a broken pelvis and hip./// ((sharie johnson)) thousands of people showed up at the galleria mall... to see what really goes into making a safe community. the "community expo 2016" took place today... in partnership with 'national night out." while that's actually in august... henderson held theirs this month to avoid the summer heat. we talked with henderson police who say this is a way for officers to get close with the
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henderson police department: crime prevention and crime in general isn't just a police problem like it's sometimes perceived it's a community issue and we come out here to demonstrate that police, fire, and the community can work together for safety tips, crime prevention tactics and just partnership as a whole so we can work together to create a safe community and an environment for everyone to have. )) /// ((sharie johnson)) the mudslinging kicks into high gear on the campaign trail. up next on the valley's news leader... the scandals both presidential candidates a "now, live...this is 8
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((sharie johnson)) we want to thank everyone who watched the 8 news now- univision senate debate last night... right here on channel 8. the candidates sparred off on a number of different topics... from immigration and healthcare... to government shutdowns and gun background checks.
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gave instant feedback on the debate... by turning a dial whether they liked what they were hearing from the candidates... or if they disliked it. if you didn't get a chance to see the debate live... we've posted the entire thing on our website. we've also divided it up by questions... so you can hear the candidates talk about the topics that matter most to you. just go to las vegas now dot com to check it all out./// ((sharie johnson)) hillary clinton took a break from the campaign trail today... in order to prepare for next week's debat different events today though. at rallies in both new hampshire and main... the republican presidential nominee responded to a growing number of reports he improperly touched women... by saying they were not only untrue... but intentionally dishonest: (( donald trump: the election is being rigged by corrupt media pushing false allegations and outright lies in an effort to elect hillary clinton president.)) ((sharie johnson))
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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." meanwhile... the latest round of leaked emails from wikileaks 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 wall street bankers themselves. the clinton campaign has not verified or disputed the authenticity of any specific files in the leak but blames russia for the breach./// ((sharie johnson)) both candidates will be in las vegas this coming wednesday... for the third and final debate. it's being held at u-n-l-v... and it's something the university has been working on for more than a year. one- thousand student volunteers will be on hand to help make sure everything runs
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officers for the debate as they do for the strip on new year's eve. you can watch the debate this coming wednesday at six... right here on channel 8./// ((sharie johnson)) and we're your local election headquarters keeping you up todate on all things politics in this final stretch... on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((sharie johnson)) katie we had a beautiful moon shining bright in the sky... ((katie boer)) >> yeah our director jeff captured this for us... pictures on our facebook page and our 'pix- at- las- vegas- now- dot- com' account./// ((katie boer))
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cfonditions around red rock, mt. charleston, lake mead and down towards sloan and jean this evening -- generally winds will remain the biggest topic for the second half of the weekend tomorrow too. ............... our red flag warning has been allowed to expire -- but we still have a wind advisory that region--like western clark county and nye county until monday morning. ................ looking ahead at the morning tomorrow -- we'll see those winds start increasing again through sunday. by 10am morning temps. in the mid 70s. 80 degrees by noon. winds will keep on increasing through the day, by 3pm 84, with low 80s by 7 likely feeling cooler with very gusty winds up to 41mph for some around las vegas.
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((jon tritsch)) >> but the rebels have a lot of work to do points are flowing like lave between unlv and hawaii..we have highlights coming up plus kris bryant stays clutch in the postseason..can his team win game one against the dodgers..stick around for sports ///
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he's divisive and dangerous.
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but congressman hardy supports trump 100% and said he'll do whatever trump wants him to do. hardy even said people with disabilities are a drain on society and that seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government. donald trump and congressman hardy -- divisive and dangerous.
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fire.. with the captain david greene.. touchdown..21-21 at half and that is still the score in the third quarter wisconsin and ohio state in overtime.. buckeyes strike first.. jt barrett to noah brown..2 feet down.. wisconsin's turn..4th down and the ball game.. and the number 2 team in the nation escapes madison with a 30-23 victory the most popular franchise of the last 30 years takes on the most popular from the last 3 years for a nearly sold-out nba exhibition at t-mobile arena..the warriors are incredible..the lakers are interesting luke walton and steph... patrick mccaw..former rebel.. kevin durant for three..17 points in
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three... steph curry floater... steph curry transition..behind the back..three.. curry.. to zaza pachulia... mccaw steall..bucket..13 points..for the rebel.. warriors win the friendly matchup las vegan kris bryant proved he is an mvp caliber the regular season..the playoffs are a different animal..especially when it comes to chicago..a team that has embodied disappointment for 108 years.. game one of the nlcs between the dodgers and cubs
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school..goes hunting for the fence.. off the ivy.. bryant lands at second with an rbi double.. cubs up 3-1 in the 8th..adrian gonzalez rips an 102 mile per hour pitch back up the middle.. tie game.. but in the bottom of the 8th..miguel montero comes off the bench..and hits a pinch hit grand nascar xfinity series in kansas....basical ly a play ground for las vegan kyle busch.. the number 18 car drives circles around the competition again for his 9th xfinity win of the year ((jon tritsch)) thats all for sports. let's send it back over to sharie for more news. /// ((sharie johnson)) part of the old bay bridge in san francisco...
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((sharie johnson)) facebook ceo mark zuckerberg is looking for someone to be the voice of his new virtual assistant - ai jarvis. robert downey junior, who plays iron man in the marvel studios franchise, jumped at the opportunity. he says he'll do it -- but there he wants zuckerberg to pay the fees to paul bettany -- who plays jarvis, the voice of iron man's virtual assistant, in the movies. bettany would then have to donate the funds to a charity chosen by benedict cumberbatch. cumberbatch plays the leading role in "doctor strange" -- the newest marvel movie ./// ((sharie johnson)) part of the old bay bridge in san francisco was imploded today... but it's not like the kind of implosions you might be use to.
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implosion. crews used more than 8- thousand pounds of explosives to take out a massive support pier of the old bay bridge. they claim no fish were killed... because crews used a 'bubble curtain' of air blow around the pier... keeping the fish away from the blast. this isn't the last implosion... there are 13 more piers that will be removed by 2018./// ((sharie johnson)) thanks for watching 8 news now at 11.
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