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in the governor's hands. we'll look at the legislative fight to bring the raiders to the valley. ((brian loftus)) >> but not everyone is happy. hear what members of raider nation say about the prospect of their team leaving oakland... again. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, high winds are wreaking havoc in the valley and spreading wildfires in northern nevada. sherry is here with your weather now forecast. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live..is ((brian loftus)) thank's for waking up with us i'm brian loftus an evacuation is underway in washoe county, nevada due to a wildfire. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm keristen joyce hundreds of fire crews continue to battle the massive fire that sparked friday. and the strong winds hitting our state are making it extra tough for crews. the fire burning in the little valley is now 20-percent
burned at least three-thousand acres-- and destroyed multiple structures. no injuries have been reported. officials are asking residents... to look out for fire equipment or avoid the area where the fire is burning. the cause of the fire is under investigation.//// and the october fire buring in the spring mountains... near and is now 10 percent contained. forest offcials say the fire sparked on friday from and illegal campfire. ((sherry swensk))
"no probably not. it's not oakland..." ((brian loftus)) today is a landmark day for las vegas..... governor brian sandoval is expected to sign the bill to fund an nfl stadium in the valley and bring the oakland raiders to las vegas. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the senate and assembly passed the measure last week. the bill will raise 750 million dollars in public money with a one-percent increase in the
and the raiders will pay the rest of the stadium costs. developers say about 13-million dollars would be generated for public education every year. governor sandoval is expected to sign the bill this morning at 11 inside unlv's richard tam alumni center./// ((kirsten joyce)) many oakland fans aren't happy about this possible move ((brian loftus)) >> the raiders have a loyal following in the bay area. jessica flores talks with members of raider nation about the potential move to las vegas. grey skies wet weather... raider nation still coming out in force and though the rain didn't dampen spirits... leaving oakland sure did... lori galiza/fan reporter: would you go to games in las vegas if they did move??? "no probably not. it's not oakland..." bill whalen/fan been season ticket holder since the 70s "i'll be honest i would go to vegas to watch a game." joe tydingco/fan "we got the raider nation...we come rain or snow we are here...so they need to stay in oakland" the nevada deal would provide 750 million tax
billion dollar stadium off the vegas strip. in oakland, city leaders have said they don't want pump taxpayer money into a stadium to keep the team in town.. are you willing to pay more taxes to keep the team here??? "i would but community has to step in also." still- raiders owner mark davis says the team will be staying in oakland for at least the next two years-- while the domed stadium gets built... enough time to keep fans hopeful that the team will reach a deal here--- tony reyes/fan "this is one of the oldest stadiums in nfl...they need something for the fans...but city of oakland has to step up...we have plenty of money in the bay area to make this happen." "look at the rain..rain and shine...we are having a good time...they got to stay in oakland," ((kirsten joyce)) at least 24 nfl owners still must approve the rairmove ve expssed support. ((brian lof) >> opponents such as former 49e eat ronnie lott pledge have houston this week. our own chris maathuis will be there to bring you reports from the lone star state. /// let's take a look at the roads with demetria
one person is dead after a deadly overnight crash. metro tells us a hit and run crash happened last night before ten on bruce near owens and searles. the names of the victims have not yet been released. police aren't sure if alcohol or drugs were factors in the wreck. this is the 87th traffic related death in metro's jurisdiction for 2016./// ((kirsten joyce)) the man accused of shooting and killing a woman on i-15 saturday is expected to be in court this week. accused of shooting at multiple vehicles heading south on i-15 near sahara. tracey donahue and her husband were shot in their vehicle. her husband survived the shooting but tracy later died. her stepdaughter amber garcia shared details about that tragic day. ((>> amber garcia/victim's stepdaughter: "he did everything that he could to save her. he ended up crashing his car trying to call 911. he said nobody on this packed freeway stopped to help him."
>> garcia says police told her mcdonald mistakingly thought he shot at police officers. this is still an open investigation. donahue's family has set up a go fund me account. we have a link to it on our website at las vegas now dot com./// ((brian loftus)) a nasty presidential race gets even uglier. ((kirsten joyce)) >> republican nominee donald trump blames hillary clinton supporters for a firebombing in north carolina and ramps up his claim the election is rig. when good day returns. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
((brian loftus)) this morning, the battle to re-take the iraqi city of underway... with the u.s. military providing air and ground support. defense secretary ashton carter says the mosul campaign is a "decisive moment" in the effort to defeat the islamic state. mosul has been under the control of islamic state militants since june of 2014. the united nations warns as many as 1 million people in mosul may be forced to flee the city./// ((brian loftus)) we're three days away from the final presidential debate that takes place here at unlv...
with rival hillary clinton to a new level... ((kirsten joyce)) >> the republican nominee is connecting her to a weekend attack on a gop office in north carolina. his campaign has been in a tailspin ever since nine women leveled accused him for sexual assault. the latest cbs news battleground tracker poll shows clinton leading trump by six points across several key states ((brian loftus)) >> hena daniels has the latest on the campaign from new york.) trump pinned saturday night's firebomb attack of the republican party headquarters in hillsborough to hillary clinton and her supporters... tweeting -quote- 'animals representing clinton and dems in north carolina just fire bombed the office...because we are winning.' -nat/sot- it burned here in the couch and chair. clinton also took to twitter calling the incident 'horrific and unacceptable.' -nats- the incident came as trump and his surrogates spent the weekend
53 (sot giuliani) "you want me to (say) that i think the election in philadelphia and chicago is going to be fair? i would have to be a moron to say that." trump's own running mate mike pence was more cautious: (sot pence/ meet the press) "we will absolutely accept the result of the election." the candidates are set to meet face to face in their third and final presidential debate this wednesday in las vegas. hena daniels cbs news. (tag: clinton is off the campaign trail today...while trump holds an event in wisconsin.) ((brian loftus)) >> tweeted an apology after her initial remarks at nancy reagan's funeral in march. ((kirsten joyce)) >> she'll be off the campaign trail today...while trump holds an event in wisconsin. the two contenders are set to meet face to face in their third and final presidential debate this wednesday in las vegas at the thomas and mack./// ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((brian loftus)) wildfires are back and burning brighter more than ever
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some really strong winds overnight that have approached high wind warning criteria. .............. let's check some of those gusts as a cold front is swinging through and that will usher in some cooler temps for a couple of days. .. then warmer at the end of the week. gusts have exceeded 50 mph out at red rock just in the last half hour. ............. we should see some mostly sunny skies... but rain is moving through northern nevada and california. .......... temps will be cooler today. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. and upload a pic of you with you're house decorated in fall colors! 8 viewers will be chosen this friday to win an 8 news now mug during our 6am newscast./// ((brian loftus)) nothing brings this small upstate new york town together like launching pumpkins in the st. lawrence river. over the weekend... thousands of people crowded the
festival. thirteen adult and youth teams built custom catapults to launch the pumkins into the sky. the speed and distance of each toss is recorded. pumpkins reach speeds... up 140 miles per hour. (( mike strouse, punkin chunkin' founder :12 - "i actually got the idea from my daughter. she went to a farm where they were throwing pumpkins. i thought well that looks like a lot of fun. five years later, this is what evolved to. people really like throwing pumpkins in the saint lawrence river.")) ((brian loftus)) the builders of the catapults say... it takes a lot of hard work weight is just right... but in the end... it's all about making a big spalsh in the water./// ((kirsten joyce)) a michigan barber shop is offering an incentive for young readers. kids who read out loud while getting their hair cut get a discount. one barber says the program is not only giving the young men confidence, it's making reading cool. (ryan griffin/barber) >> "the kid couldn't read, so the kid just counted cupcakes for me, but what the kid did was
put a book in his hands. and the reason that the kid picked the book up is because there were other kids here reading." ((kirsten joyce)) >> the barbershop supplies a variety of books for kids to choose from. many of the books center around black characters or black history./// ((kirsten joyce)) it was a dream come true for a seven-year-old boy diagnosed with a life-threatening condition in florida brady fulfilled his wish of place saturday--- thanks to make-a-wish foundation. family and friends attended the event to show their support and cheer him on. he saved the city from evil by defeating darth vader in a battle. west palm beach leaders honored him with a key to the city. (brady, jedi knight ) "it doesn't open any doors." how does it feel? brady: " it feels great. " ((kirsten joyce)) >> brady says he was very happy with the award./// we'll be right back........///
a child is shot after a gun is left out in the open. we'll have the full story coming up..... ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...wildfires are burning through out the valley as we speak. we'll see how much land the blaze has torched. ((brian loftus)) >> and...we take a look outside with sherry and see some of the strong winds blowing through the valley. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) recovering this morning after she was shot in her own home.... thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> i'm kirsten joyce the shooting happend near craig and lamb yesterday afternoon... metro says the child's mother 30 year-old shaletres townsend left her handgun in a bedroom where children were playing. they went on to say that the gun accidentally went off... leading to the toddler getting