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metro police are investigating an overnight officer- involved shooting. we're live at the scene with the very latest. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- helping the homeless. the organizations coming together to give them the right resources. ((brian loftus)) >> and, mother nature is shaking things up! sherry explains the gusty winds and colder temperatures heading our way. ((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 us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. metro police continue to investigate an officer- involved shooting on the south side of the valley. ((brian loftus)) >> police say none of their officers or the suspect were injured... we're live near sandhill and stewart with 8 news now reporter michael stevens... where he has the latest, michael? ((michael stevens))
((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) accordint nevada homeless survey, there are more than 62-hundred people without homes on any given night. ((brian loftus)) >> they estimate around 17-hundred of those are children and youth. but this morning, local organizations are coming together to help connect the homeless with resources that could help them. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now reporter nia wong is at the cashman center where it's all happening. nia? ((nia wong)) >> good morning brian and kirsten. what's interesting about that census you mentioned is that the number of homeless people counted actually went down from the previous year....but not by a lot. thousands are still in need of
resources will also be available if it's needed. check-in starts at 9 and goes on until 3 today. it's happening here at exhibit halls a and b ((nia wong)) >> later this morning we'll hear more from one of the agencies that's going to be here. reporting live from the cashman center. nia wong 8 news now./// ((kirsten joyce)) donald trump's new administration is looking at a possible team favorite... who sources say could fill the secretary of state position. ((brian loftus)) >> and, cones on convention center are driving people crazy. demetria found out why the project is behind schedule. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
the average age of a homeless person is 9 years old. my dream is to help kids living on the streets with education. charles what's up man? -whoa! how can we help? -ah man! wait, is that a basketball player? yes! -wow! my heart's about to jump out my chest man. charles you ought to be proud man. i'm just extremely grateful they were here giving them some encouragement-
((sherry swensk)) who says it doesn't snow here in las vegas? next week on black friday.. the ice rink is coming back at the cosmopolitan. it's the fifth year the hotel has transformed the top of its boulevard pool into a winter wonderland. and it's not just for skating... can enjoy some drinks and food right by the fire. locals can skate all day for just 10- dollars. /// ((sherry swensk)) and the holiday season is kicking off in southern nevada! ethel m's annual holiday cactus
the trump transition into the white house continues to take shape. lan the secret service is now vetting residents and employees of trump tower... as they work to provide the soon-to-be commander-in- chief with the same level of security as president obama. hena daniels has the latest. a campaign source tells cbs news rudy giuliani is favored to serve as secretary of state in donald trump's new administration. speaking at a wall street journal forum in washington last night...the former new york city mayor refused to discuss his chances. instead -- he came to the defense of steve bannon...the right-wing media mogul tapped as the president-elect's chief strategist:
he may have a different view of america than you do but he loves america as much as you or i do while most conservatives support trump's decisiondemocrats on capitol hill blasted bannon's appointment: (rep. betty mccollum/ d-mn) his appointment of stephen bannon as chief white house strategist is proof of the ugly direction mister trump intends to take this country. speaking from the white house...president obama was more diplomatic: (president obama) "i think it's important for us to let him make american people will judge over the course of the next couple of years whether they like what they see." in a statement last night -- trump's spokesman praised bannon -- saying "he'll work hand in hand with chief of staff reince priebus...as he continues to help implement trump's vision of being a president for all americans.' president-elect trump has nearly 4-thousand jobs to fill in his
hena daniels cbs news. ((kirsten joyce)) >> john bolton, a former u-s ambassador to the united nations.. is also said to be in contention for the job as trump's secretary of state. /// ((brian loftus)) a judge has freed 27-year-old brendan dassey.. after he was sentenced to life in prison for a 2005 wisconsin murder. the case of teresa halbach was showcased in a netflix murderer". dassey was 16-years-old when he confessed to helping his uncle, steven avery.. who's also accused of killing the 25-year-old photographer. dassey's attorney believes he will be home by thanksgiving... after spending nearly 10-years in federal prison. wisconsin prosecutors are also deciding whether they will prosecute dassey again. /// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) watch otu for a crash on tropicana and maryland parkway.
wortham is expected in court. police say, he was driving under the influence.. near smoke ranch and rainbow.. when he crashed into another car... killing two people. police say he was arrested for dui resulting in death.. including other charges. a makeshift memorial was made last night by family and friends.. remembering brothers, roberts killed in the crash. police say drunk driving has become an epidemic on our roads.. and that people need to take advantage of the resources available. /// ((brian loftus)) hybrid and electric cars will soon be following new guidelines... ((kirsten joyce)) >> why safety regulators say the vehicles need to make noise when in drive... after the break on the valley's news leader. /// ((kirsten joyce))
after jumping 21 points yesterday. but the nasdaq fell 18... shares of tech companies like apple and miscrosoft are dropping... on concern trump's policies could hurt their sales global markets like china.// if you're driving to your thanksgiving destination this year you'll have plenty of company. triple a projects about 48 point 7 million americans will travel 50 miles are more.... that's a million more than last year. vegas is the number one destination.// there are some new rules for travelling at low speeds so pedestrians can hear them coming. those quiet cars are now required to make noise when moving forward and in reverse while driving up to 19 miles per hour. federal safety regulators say that noise could prevent about 24-hundred pedestrian injuries each year.// ((brian loftus)) >> jill --- the apple rumors
it's not about new iphone features... but smart glasses? a: apple is working on a new line of smart glasses... according to bloomberg news. it would connect to a user's iphone... displaying info and other information. the device may also include augmented reality. apple is not commenting. google tried something similar with google glass but it didn't take off.// /// demetria obilor a lot of you have asked me, "what's up with convention center drive?" last fall, the crews set up shop on convention center drive as part of a $6.1 million county improvement project.
wrap up this past july, but that didn't happen. then it was supposed to wrap up some time in september or october, but that didn't happen either, so i reached out to the county to find out what's going on. the county's public works department says crews are almost done. they're working on manholes in the area. work should wrap up soon. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you.///
overnight shooting with police officers. what metro says happened before shots were fired. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- uber is rolling out a new feature in las vegas. what riders can expect from uber "pool". ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, get ready for some gusty winds that we haven't felt for a while. sherry has the details of the chilly changes coming to the valley this week. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> thanks for joining us, i'm ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. police are on the scene of an officer- involved shooting... where they say none of their officers were hurt. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the shooting happened overnight on the south side, near sandhill and stewart... that's where we find 8 news now reporter michael stevens live with the latest. good morning, michael. ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... police have been out here for several hours investigating...
the name of the suspect in the center of this investigation... police say his name is 18-year-old daniel prichard. metro police this all started just after 11-o'clock last night... that's when officers say they spotted the teen driving an unregistered car near bonanza and nellis. police tell us... officers tried stopping the car -- but the driver took-off. a short time later police say they spotted t and sandhill. police say they tried talking with the 18-year-old... but that's when he drove his car towards the officer. the officer opened fire... never hitting the suspect. no one was hurt. police say prichard was arrested... and is being held at the clark county detention center.
............. right now we're in the 50s and some upper 40s around the valley... with light winds, but winds will pick up tomorrow and that will be the rude awakening to cooler changes. ........ upper 70s near 80 again today. roads doing? ((demetria obilor)) there's a crash at the maryland parkway/ tropciana intersection. this is an injury wreck. metro was out directing traffic in the area and there are lane closures. avoid this area using alternates like
((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// woman was arrested... after she had three tigers and eight monkeys found in her pahrump home. according to the nye county sheriff's office.. an arrest warrant was served earlier this month to trisha meyer.. when deputies found the animals. deputies also say meyers requested animal control.. so that she could get information on getting a permit to possess her tigers. the tigers were found in her
who was supervising them... and the monkeys were found inside the house. the tigers were taken into protective custody because of her arrest. /// ((brian loftus)) the father of a little girl who was shot inside her home... says the gun accidentally went off while he was putting it back together. that's according to the arrest report for zachary cory. he told police while his daughters were with him for their weekly visitation... he teased one of them about being able to handle his 22-caliber handgun. that'sh the safe... and removed the tumbler.. which had five rounds in it. after the little girl gave it back to him... cory says it exploded while putting it back together... and one round shot the girl in the chest. she was taken to umc... and is expected to survive. cory has been arrested for child neglect./// ((brian loftus)) southern nevada is helping the homeless this holiday season.... ((kirsten joyce)) >> the resources that will be available to them... coming up on 8 news now good day. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
demetria obilor. this is 8 news now good day)) ((brian loftus)) here's something to keep in mind for your holiday shopping... there's a new smartwatch on the market that is powered by your body heat. it's called "powerwatch".. and uses thermo-electrics, which converts tp into electricity. it also has the basics of fitness trackers.. and it can tell you how many watts of power you've genereated through the day. the watches are launching a line for men first... starting at 100-dollars. /// ((demetria obilor)) looks like oreo is getting into the candy bar business... they made two candy bars with european chocolate company, milka. there's the milka oreo chocolate bar.. which has bits of oreo cookies in a middle layer of
finish the week. .............. temps will be up near record highs today and then dropping to much cooler 60s and overnight lows in the 40s and chilly 30s. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) >> every year....30-thousa nd people are estimated to be homeless in southern nevada. the most recent census shows around 17-hundred of those are children and youth. ((brian loft) organizations are coming together to help connect the homeless with resources that could help. 8 news now reporter nia wong is at the cashman center where it's all happening. nia? ((nia wong)) >> good morning brian and kirsten. what's interesting about that census you mentioned is that the number of homeless people
help with housing, medical, job preparation and even help for those with pets. a free lunch, haircuts and legal resources will also be available if it's needed. check-in starts at 9 and goes on until 3 today. it's happening here at exhibit halls a and b ((nia wong)) >> later this morning we'll hear more from one of the agencies that's going to be here. reporting live from the cah nia wong 8 news now./// let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) this crash at tropicana and
valley to help local military families and those who can't afford the holiday dinner. our goal this year is to help 25- hundred local families ... through help of southern nevada and nellis-creech air fo we're collecting turkeys .. as well as canned goods and non- perishable food items. you can also donate cash and gift cards .... so extra turkeys can be purchased./// ((kirsten joyce)) the blue man group is celebrating 25-years here in las vegas. ((brian loftus)) >> and to kick off their week- long celebration.. they received a key to the strip. yesterday was also declared "blue man group day". ((kirsten joyce)) >> the blue man group have performed more than 10- thousand shows... you can see them nightly at the luxor. /// ((brian loftus)) and we're one week away until we find out the city's hockey team name and logo.
awaited announcement here in las vegas... along with comissioner gary bettman. foley has said the colors will be some gray, red rock red, gold, black, white. as far as names... foley filed trademark protection on night hawks, desert hawks, and red hawks. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) it's clear and cool... but in just a couple of mornings it will cool... but in just a couple of mornings
............. we've been so spoiled with our extra mild november weather... but reality will show up in just about 48 hours... as y cold front and open the door to much colder fall temperatures. ............. just a reminder we're watering just one day a week and turn them off on windy days. . right now we're in the 50s and some upper 40s around the valley... with light winds, but winds will pick up tomorrow and that will be the rude awakening to cooler changes. ........ sunny and warm highs in the upper 70s near 80 again today.... then much cooler highs near 60 by thursday... with overnight lows
morning. temps rebound slightly by the weekend, but sweaters still a good idea for the weekend./// ((sherry swensk)) ((brian loftus)) metro k-9 nicky is being country... after being killed in the line of duty. this is video of nicky after he survived a machette attack in february. he died the following month in a shoot out. a non- profit from massachusetts has created k-9 vests that say "in memory of k-9 nicky... las vegas metropolitan police." one of the dog's from the orangeburg south carolain department of public safety called "badger" is now wearing the vest to commerorate nicky. /// ((kirsten joyce))
called "pool". it gives riders the chance to hop in with others heading in the same direction.. making the trip cheaper and cutting down on congestion throughout the city. just last week... lyft debuted it's own carpool feature here in town... called "line". /// ((kirsten joyce)) and lyft is shaving off its pink mustache! they're replacing it with a new device called the "amp". it's an oval- shaped light box that lyft says will help riders find the right vehicle on dark or crowded streets. riders will be told to look for a lyft the dashboard. it's making its debut here in las vegas on new year's eve... along with san francisco, l-a and new york. /// let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// ((demetria obilor)) the tropicana/ maryland parkway intersection is shut down because of a serious crash. michael stevens is heading there
russell or flamingo to get around the closure. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) charged a gym membership .. years after canceling it... ((kirsten joyce)) >> michelle mortensen steps in and gets a refund .. in today's 8 on your side. ((brian loftus)) plus... brumby is joining us in studio .. the local band tells us about their slew of songs set to be released. those stories and more..
central valley .. a look at your alternates .. and what caused police to shut down tropicana and maryland parkway. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... cool, fall weather on the way .. when you'll need to break out the turtlenecks. ((brian loftus)) >> and... a local band returning to our studio! brumby joins us to talk about their newest project. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, e right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. there is some major traffic trouble in the central part of the valley. ((brian loftus)) >> the intersection at tropicana and maryland parkway is closed due to an injury crash .. lets send things right over to demetria.