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for his life in the hospital after colliding into the back of the car. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...it's getting colder in the valley. and rain is making it's way to the valley sherry is here to tell us all about it. ((brian loftus)) >> and... hitting the roads for the holidays. how the valley is gearing up for thanksgiving weekend... and where major travel headaches are going to be. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thank for joining us on 8 news now good day the valley's news leader i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. a man is fighting for his life this morning after a motorcycle wreck near sahara and nellis. here's a live look of the scene... metro tells us that the motorcyle rider collided into the back of a car while going east on sahara. he was transported to
investigators say that the driver of the showed signs of impairment and was arrested for dui. sahara in both directions is closed between marion & arden for at least the next two hours/// ((brian loftus)) metro police are also investigating another homicide, near lake mead and lamb.. where police say a man was shot and killed. details are still limited.. but as soon as we get information, we'll update you on air and online. /// ((kirsten joyce)) a man is dead after he was stabbed to death in an overnight it happened near decatur and washington sunday morning. police arrested the victim's roommate... 20 year old jacob driscol. metro says two people saw him run from the home when they spotted another man in the hallway. this is the 151st homicide metro has investigated this year./// ((kirsten joyce)) if you have a question you want to ask law enforcement let us know! we're asking sheriff joe lombardo questions from the viewers every wednesday... during, morning cup of joe. to submit a question... go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss" section. you can find out if your
even deadly. this year there have been 105 traffic deaths in metro's jurisdiction. yesterday survivors of those killed -- gathered to encourage drivers not to become part of the problem. famil day of remembrance in downtown las vegas to honor their loved ones. this is the first year the palms mortuary participated in the international day of rememberence. organizers hope to continue the tradition every year on the sunday before thanksgiving./// ((kirsten joyce)) the first snow of the season is great news for skiiers and snowboarders -- but it can cause havoc on highways. in northern california -- blizzard like conditions had drivers slipping and sliding all over the road. and in chicago -- workers at one
early as today. aaa estimates more than 3 million mountain west residents are hitting the roadways during the thanksgiving holiday weekend. ((basil daniel, driver "a lot of people started their vacation last friday and started heading out of town and started heading into town. so i've seen a lot of people just leaving, there's no school this week so it's a time to travel and you seen unusal traffic.")) ((kirsten joyce)) >> with nearly 250-thousand to fly... that means more foot traffic in and out of vegas. aaa says around 230-thousand people around nevada are expected to use other transportation options like trains./// ((brian loftus)) winter lovers ski season is back in nevada. ((kirsten joyce)) >> coming up on good day.... we'll see which ski mountain is open in nevada. ((brian loftus)) and 8 news now wants to help you get a head start on your holiday shopping with our "great days of giving" contest. we're giving away 500 dollar
gift cards in the 6pm.. in order to win, you have to watch the 5pm and 6pm newscasts and be the 8-th caller when we give you the cue to call. you must be 18-years-old to win, and show that you're a valid nevada resident. again, this starts tonight in both our 5pm and 6pm newscasts./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
welcome back to the valley's news leader... more than a hundred people are dead after a train derailed in northern india. rescuers in uttar pradesh state are searching through the wreckage for survivors. up to seventy people were trapped in the rail cars. more than 150 passengers are reportedly hurt, with 40 of them suffering serious injurie/ ((brian loftus)) >> it was a deadly weekend for police officers across the country... ((kirsten joyce)) >> three officers were shot during traffic stops in three different cities.. by suspects who pulled up to the scene when the officers were sitting in their cars. another officer in st. louis was 'ambushed' according to the police chief while sitting in traffic. hena daniels has the latest from new york. the search continues in san antonio this morning for the man police say shot and killed detective benjamin marconi, a 20
picture of a person of interest. the suspect reached the driver side door he fired a gunshot toward detective marconi striking him in the head. the suspect then reached in through the open window and fired a second shot. this was not the only case of an officer being shot in the line of duty in the last 12 hours... a st. louis, missouri police sergeant is in critical but stable condition in what investigators are calling an ambush. the officer was sitting in traffic when another him and shot him twice in the face. the officer says he saw the muzzle flash and felt the window breaking as the shots came through and hit him in the head. another missouri officer was shot during a traffic stop last night. this one in gladstone, a suburb of kansas city. the officer is expected to survive. and in sanibel florida, outside fort myers, officer jarred ciccone was shot in the shoulder while sitting in his car a traffic stop... ciccone was treated at the hospital and released. ((brian loftus)) police say the suspects wanted in gladstone and st. louis attacks were both shot and killed by police. ((kirsten joyce)) >> in sanibel, florida,
barricaded himself in his home and was later taken into custody ((brian loftus)) skiers and snowboarders are ready to hit the slopes. ((kirsten joyce)) >> coming up on good day we'll be looking at the opening for one of northern nevada's popular ski mountains./// you're watching 8 news now good day. ((sherry swensk))
temps are dropping here in las vegas but up north skiers and boarders are dusting off the boots and jackets. that's right at mount rose near reno, ski season has officially begun. it's a later start than last year. the few runs are mostly man-made snow pumped out over the last and the folks who've been waiting for their winter season to start, say that's all they need.///
starting to look and feel like a change of seasons. ............. california getting hit first... but now rain and thunderstorms showing up in nevada and arizona overnight and we have a good chance of morning rain. ........... through the morning. ...... temps in the 60s and more sunshine for thanksgiving week. let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor))
and depression is a key factor in suicide deaths. ((brian loftus)) >> now, a new study finds that there has been a significant rise in major depression among young people in the u-s. and data indicates that trend may be strongest in teenage girls kim hutcherson has more in today's health minute the prevalence of major depression is rising for young people ... but especially for girls aged 12-to-17. a study published in the journal "pediatrics" examined government data from more than more than 178-thousand young adults aged 18-to-25. researchers found that cases of major depression among all adolescents rose from about nine-percent in 2005 to about 11-percent in 2014. among young adults, they rose from about 9-percent to about ten-percent. but the biggest increase was among the group that already had the highest rates of depression -- teenage girls. data showed the prevalence of major depression among that group
the same time period. the increase among boys was lower and moved from about four-percent to about six-percent. researchers noted that there was not a corresponding rise in the proportion of adolescents receiving treatment. they say more research is needed to understand why depression is increasing fastest among teenage girls... and that more needs to be done to improve access to depression care for all young people. for today's health minute, i'm kim hutcherson. ((brian loftus)) a mass recall is being ((kirsten joyce)) >> we'll see why the dipping company sabra is pulling the food off the shelves./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
newscast./// ((kirsten joyce)) sabra dipping company has issued a voluntarily recall of some of its hummus and spreads because of possible listeria contamination. the fda says the affected products were manufactured before november 8 at a plant where listeria monocytogenes have been found. consumers are urged to discard any product with a "best before" date through january 23, 2017 on the lid.//// ((brian loftus)) an out of this world event has the people of earth mystified. mysterious blue sphere moving in front of the sun. the daily mail reports facebook user pamela jonhson, who lives in mexico, shared the images from a link to nasa's website, claiming the sun reacted to the object. the images, taken from nasa's stereo satellites which orbit the sun, show the large spectacle in clear view - before it goes missing from other frames. the images left internet users
rain is on the way for our monday... with overnight thunderstorms already firing around the valley. sherry is here to tell us all about in our weather now forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...a man is fighting for his life after he colliding into the back of a car. ((brian loftus)) >> and... president elect donal trump back in nyc after spending the weekend meeting with possible members for his transition team. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// (( news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. a man is fighting for his life this morning after crashing his motorcycle to the back of a car. 8 news now reporter is at the scene of the inicdent with the latest on the story. ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten.