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but they say a third vehicle, with a suspected drunk driver behind the wheel, ultimately caused the crash. metro police say officers on patrol saw a white corvette and a kawasaki motorcycle take off racing from the intersection of sahara and lamb. but not too far down sahara, a toyota yaris pulling out from a driveway... cut in front of the motorcycle. police believe the motorcycle was spen attempt to stop... before rear ending the yaris. metro says they believe the driver of the yaris was drunk and he was taken into custody. the rider remains hospitalized in critical condition. the crash happened in front of an apartment complex. residents tell us speeding and car wrecks are common along this stretch of road. (( bernice pierce - concerned resident: we've had several. it looks like they're increasing as the years and the months go by we have more heavy traffic and more speeding, it's like a speedway, sometimes.)) ((karen castro)) >> there was a passenger
hurt. meanwhile, the white corvette took off. police are still looking for the driver of that car. ((karen castro)) >> metro is asking for the public's help. if you have any information you're urged to call crime stoppers to remain anonymous. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((christianne klein)) a woman is in the hospital... after being thrown from the top of a car. police say the woman may have been riding on top of the car around 8:30 this morning. this happened near desert inn and joe- w- brown- drive. the driver was also taken to the hospital. right now it isn't clear why the woman was on the roof./// ((paul joncich)) it's now been 36- years since a massive fire raced through the casino at the old m-g-m grand. the fire was sparked by an electrical short in a restaurant kitchen. the flames quickly spread through the casino. back then... hotel stairwells locked from the inside... so people trying to escape were
85 people ended up losing their lives... 700 others were injured. after that... major changes were made nationally in safety and building codes, including sprinkler system requirements. the hotel and casino where the fire occured is now bally's. /// ((christianne klein)) some rain yesterday.. but will we see any more this week? let's get a look at your forecast with tedd florendo. ((tedd florendo)) ((( we had big storms that pushed through east claro dissipated. flooding was big in golden valley, arizona but now we're seeing much tranquil conditions. mostly clouds right now high humidity and dewpoints due to the rain that passed through this morning. winds breezy at times but cool 60's today and not 70's that's for sure. ...................... ............. ............. let's take you through the evening and show you what to expect. temps cooling off bigtime as skies beging to clear tonight. temps in the mid 50's and sunny and chilly by tomorrow a.m. for your morning commute. we'll have your thanksgiving forecast coming up in a few minutes
earthquake hit japan today. the magnitude 7- point- 3 quake struck off the coast of fukushima. the tsunami warning is for it was a pretty shallow earthquake... only six miles deep... which means it was likely felt by a lot of people. this is also the area that's home to the nuclear power plant that was destroyed by a huge tsunami following an earthquake in 2011./// ((christianne klein)) four police officers across the country have been shot in the last 24 hours. the st. louis police chief says one of his officers was 'ambushed' while sitting in his patrol car in traffic.
who pulled up to the scene while they were sitting in their cars. hena daniels has the latest from new york. (sot chief mcmanus/:40/sun 0164) most families will be celebrating the holidays, sapd will be burying one of its own because of an ultimate act of cowardice. (track) witnesses say marconi was writing a ticket during a traffic stop outside of police headquarters on sunday - when the suspect pulled up behind marconi in a black sedan, walked up to drivers side window of the squad car and opened fire (sot chief mcmanus./sun0164) the suspect reached the driver side door he fired a gunshot toward detective head. (nats/0:01/mon0028) scene nats (track/mon0028) 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 car pulled up next to him and shot him twice in the face. (sot/mon0030/0:01) the officer says he saw the muzzle flash and felt the window breaking as the shots came
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. (track/wink) 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. hena daniels cbs news ((christianne klein)) >> authorities say the suspects wanted in the gladstone and st. louis attacks were both sh in sanibel, florida, police say the suspect barricaded himself in his home and was later taken into custody. and just within the last hour... a suspect was arrested in the san antonio shooting./// ((paul joncich)) a local woman has been arrested... accused of murdering her boyfriend. metro police say 35-year-old cheryl rheamount shot her boyfriend and left him in a vehicle... in the desert area near the intersection of east judson avenue and dolly lane last night. officers were dispatched to her
where police say rheamount confessed to the shooting. this is the 152nd homicide investigated by metro this year./// ((christianne klein)) thousands of positions to fill... in the next 60 days. ((paul joncich)) >> the latest recognizable faces seen going in and out of trump tower... people being considered for a post in donald trump's administration.///
this is 8 news now at four. ((christianne klein)) president-elect new york city today. he met with several contenders to fill positions in his cabinet... including 2012 republican nominee mitt romney this weekend. today... former massachusetts senator and army national guard member scott brown met with trump about a possible post as secretary of veterans affairs: (( scott brown: "he's gonna take my application, my interest under consideration. i'm glad that he called. and he's obviously going to meet other folks and we should know i
((christianne klein)) >> tomorrow, the president- elect will head to his florida estate for the thankskgiving holiday. the transition team has about four thousand federal jobs to fill before inauguration day./// ((paul joncich)) meanwhile donald trump is taking to twitter to share some words with the cast of the hit musical 'hamilton.' this comes after the cast made a statement to vice president elect mike pence... something trump called harrassment. roxana saberi has the latest on the controversy. burr who delivered the message to mike pence as the vice president-elect was leaving friday's performance of hamilton. sat0095 "we are the diverse america who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us president-elect donald trump took to twitter, calling the show "overrated" and accusing the cast of "harassment." on cbs this morning, brandon victor dixon rejected trump's call for an apology. (dixon) conversation is not
apologize for :30-:39 (roxana saberi/new york) "hamilton" is considered a breakthrough in part because of its diverse cast. the show's producer has called the election "painful and crushing" for the actors. dixon says cast and crew agreed they needed to send a message. :46-:57 (brandon victor dixon/"hamilton" actor) the resonant nature of the show//demands that we make statements when there are important issues facing us as a community. we wanted to stand up and spread a message of love and of unity considering all the emotional outpour since the election pence responded to the controversy on fa (pence) i wasn't offended by what was said. i'll leave it to others whether it was the appropriate venue to say it dixon invited both the president and vice-president elect backstage to meet with the cast. he said art is meant to bring people together. rs for cbs news, new york ((paul joncich)) >> dixon says hamilton creator lin manuel miranda helped craft the message to the vice president elect./// ((paul joncich)) hundreds of you commented on our facebook page about this story. pepper says "silencing dissent isn't supposed to be an american thing... even if you don't like what
speech! people went to be entertained not lectured." and norel says "yes boycott... so we can get tickets sooner!" you can join the conversation by going to our 8 news now facebook page./// ((paul joncich)) if you haven't started making your list and checking it twice... it's almost time to get started! ((christianne klein)) >> michelle mortensen joins us next on the valley's news leader... with a gift guide for that "hard to buy for" person on your list./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at four. i wanted the same plan that my mother had. senior dimensions. i've had senior dimensions for over 20 years. and i love it!
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every holiday season there is someone on your list who is impossible to shop for. ((paul joncich)) >> plus there are host and hostess giftso consumer advocate michelle mortensen is running down all the must haves in her holiday gift guide . ((christianne klein)) in this report -- it's all about homes .. hosts and the hard to shop for.
great gift ... but this isn't cold hard cash. it's cologne for her or him. the make it rain collection comes in elegantly engraved bottles nestled in shredded cash. vo and they can show of their new scent in style with these gorseous perfume bottles from z gallerie. each one unique and resurrecting the glamour of pampering. vo these tic tac toe board games are a perfect gift for the luxiourusly made in wood and acrylic. it's a perfect cofee table addition. on cam why carry an ordinary umbrella when you can don this giraffe one. it's traditional and whimsical all at once. vo these sapphire agate book ends are impressively distinct.. and perfect for someone with distinct taste. each geode is one of a kind. vo and while not genuine gemstone ... these jaguar bookends will please the voracious reader with a stylish home.. vo speaking of stylish ... this globe icebucket ...
who is also hard to shop for. vo and these cocktail confession coasters with witty quips ... like call me old fashioned are sure to delight. on cam family members like grandparents .. aunts and uncles can sometimes be the most difficult to shop for .. and we have them covered too. they can cover up in a delightful throw ... that's cuddly and warm as it is chic. vo or give grandma and grandpa one of these awesome silhoettes from vonjet. each one is indid and treated as a unique piece of art. each one can be hand crafted from just a picture of your child .. taken from a phone. on cam and these picture book from chatbooks are amazing and simple to make. just download their app ... and pick 30 to 366 phontos from your phone, instagram, facebook, or computer. then they'll create one of these scrapbooks they will treasure for life. host and hostess gifts can be a challenege too .. but we've got you covered. twig terrarium is the perfect, unique gift at any holiday party. vo these beautiful planters and arrangements can be created by you .. or grab one of their fantastic ready to go desings
vo snow globes are classic gifts ... but i bet no one has one like these. this skull and perfume bottle take the winter classic up a notch. vo or inspire your hosts creative side with this cute art sketching set ... or these delightful pens with monkeys and elephants on top. vo and forget candles ... try a lux candle holder .. like this impressive crystal one from z gallerie that lights up a room. on cam now for your home... i've got gifts just for you. vo love these cofee and tea makers from mr. coffee.... brew a singlep vo the avelina dispenser will make your holiday part a swanky soiree. melding lux gold and glass together. vo dress up your home bar with this stemware and shaker set vo or dress up your dinner table with these bejewled salt and peper shakers. on cam finally if you know anyone who hates critters in their home ... my critter catcher is a must. designed to remove pesky visitors safely and humanely. want to know more about any of these gifts? check out my online gift guide on our station website ... our pinterest page or my
more. ((christianne klein)) >> and michelle has all the techies in your life covered .. she's unveiling the top tech gifts for the holidays tonight at 5./// ((paul joncich)) this time last year 'the park' outside t-mobile arena was just a big construction park' outside t-mobile arena was just a big construction zone. ((christianne klein)) >> tonight though... it's turning into a festive area to hang out... tedd florendo is live there as they get ready to light up the tree! ((tedd florendo)) ((( cold air has arrived behind a cold front that passed
these are temps we haven't seen since february as we finally dropped below normal. temps today near 60 and unseasonably cooler than the mid 60's we're supposed to be at. winds still remain breezy at times as well but will decrease even more tomorrow and into our weekend. we have plenty of sunshine as well but become milder by the weekend. ................................
temps in the mid 60's and milder on the east side of town where we're lower in elevation and obviously cooler for the westside near the mountain where wind barreling through. regional temps also stayed chilly this morning and not too much of a warm up as well today as most of the state stayed below average. ................................ ... .................. satellite and radar composite shows clear skies after the clouds we had yesterday. we have cooler weather in the wake of that cold front so temps willk we're anticipating our first freeze of the season for some areas in souther nevada. freeze alerts have been issued but las vegas not under that freeze warming. we stay cold and but not under a freeze warning as we get temps we haven't seen since february 7th. ................................ ... ................. tonight expect a low near 40 and chilly as you'll need the jacket tomorrow a.m. winds become more light breezes tonight and less windy as earlier today. tomorrow expect a high in the mid 60's and milder and finally near average for a change. sunny skies contie as we wrap up the workweek................r
even though triple-a reports thanksgiving holiday... more people are expected to fly compared to last year. ((paul joncich)) >> 8 news now reporter nia wong spoke to travellers about their experiences so far this season. ((nia wong)) it's not real busy right now at the airport.. however as tradition stands... wednesday is expected to be the busy travel day in at out of mccarran and all over the country.. >> triple a predicts more than 3-point 5 million residents in the mountain west region are going to be spending their thanksgiving holiday more than
thanksgiving weekend by 21 percent...but that's not stopping at least a quarter of a million people from flying.. flights booked on triple a-dot com show most travellers are headed to the west...with the number one destination this thanksgiving being.. right here in las vegas. the lvcva estimates 299-thousand people will visit the valley between this wednesday and sunday. (( bobbi washington/traveling from chicago: "it's because my family is here. everybody is and if they weren't, it's still a nice place to come because it's warmer. it's cold back in chicago.")) ((nia wong)) mccarran airport this week...officials advise you come at least two hours early. they expect their terminal 1 and terminal 3 long term parking lots to be filled to capacity. >> they do have some other options and tips when it comes to travelling out of here. we've got them posted online at las vegas now dot com. nia wong, 8 news now. ((paul joncich)) and we want to thank everyone for chipping in and
8 news now teamed up with 91- one- the- point... along with our community pride partners... to collect turkeys and other donations at smith's stores. in all... we collected 888 turkeys that will be donated to "help of southern nevada" to feed those in need on thanksgiving./// ((christianne klein)) and here's a reminder to be extra careful when cooking those turkeys and other fixings come thursday. clark county fire rushed to an apartment today... after the kitchen caught fire. we're told the person inside was cooking at the time... smoke inhalation. firefighters remind you to always stay in the kitchen when you're cooking with oil... in case a fire breaks out./// ((paul joncich)) it's been downright chilly overnight in the valley lately... but it's much colder up on mt. charleston. ((christianne klein)) >> check out this video lee canyon shared with us this morning... showing some snow flurries up at the ski resort. it wasn't much... but it's still pretty cool to see. temperatures have already been cold enough up there for them
by the way... today's high on the mountain was 42- degrees./// ((tedd florendo)) ((( we had big storms that pushed through east clark county this morning but have not since dissipated. flooding was big in golden valley, arizona but now we're seeing much tranquil conditions. mostly clouds right now high humidity and dewpoints due to the rain that passed through this morning. winds breezy at times but cool 60's today and not 70's that's for sure. ...................... ............. ............. let's take you through the expect. temps cooling off bigtime as skies beging to clear tonight. temps in the mid 50's and sunny and chilly by tomorrow a.m. for your morning commute. we'll have your thanksgiving forecast coming up in a few minutes
is now open. the lucky dragon opened near the corner of sahara and las vegas boulevard on saturday. guests were able to check into rooms... and play games on the 27- thousand- square- foot casino floor. lucky dragon officials say they want to be the most authentic asian cultural and gaming experience you can find on the strip. a grand opening ceremony is scheduled for december third./// ((paul joncich)) there's a new beauty queen in town... there are actually two new ones.
and on the right is miss nevada teen usa alexis smith. both live right here in the valley. the contestants were judged in three areas of competition... interview, swimsuit, and evening gown./// ((christianne klein)) the weekend box office was dominated by magic, whimsy, and sorcery. at the top of the heap... the newest film from the harry potter universe: "fantastic beasts and where to find them." it brought in 75- million- dollars over the weekend. not as big as its 'harry potter' counterparts... franchise. marvel's "doctor strange" got bumped to number two... with close to 18- million- dollars. and the animated musical "trolls" was a close third... bringing in 17- and- a- half- million./// ((paul joncich)) a group of children... almost hit by an out of control police cruiser. the surveillance footage showing the near miss... that will take your breath away!///
priests can continue to forgive abortions. in a letter penned today... the pope continued a special exemption granted last year during the 'year of mercy'... which ended on sunday. the catholic church has long held that an abortion is a "moral evil." pope francis wrote..."i wish to restate as firmly as i can that abortion is a grave sin, since it puts an end to an innocent life. however, i can and must state that there is no sin that god's mercy cann away."/// ((christianne klein)) u.s. authorities are taking a tougher stance on scandal-ridden wells fargo. a key bank regulator has quietly placed new restrictions on wells fargo. the new rules allow the government to reject hiring senior executives, ban the payments of "golden parachutes" to managers who leave, and also closely review branch openings and closures. in a statement, wells fargo said it will "comply" with the new rules. ((christianne klein)) and apple is finally
great. it will now offer replacement batteries to some i-phone six- s users... whose phones abruptly shut down for no apparent reason. apple says a 'very small number' of devices made between september and october 20-15 are affected. apple says it is not a safety issue./// ((paul joncich)) it takes a lot to go up against a 330 pound defensive tackle in the n-f-l... but most players know when they are about to get hit. >> this guy sure wasn't. coming up on the valley's news leader... how the man getting the sideline aud i running out of the locker room before sunday's game./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at four.
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group of kids... who got caught up in a police chase in pennsylvania. check out this surveillance video showing the kids standing outside... when a police car narrowly misses them... before slamming into a vehicle. the officers were chasing a stolen car when a van hit the cruiser... spinning it out of control. the officer was taken to the hospital with minor injuries... all of the kids are okay. the driver of the stolen vehicle escaped./// ((christianne klein)) the first major snow storm of the season has dumped more than northeast. tony dokoupil reports from new york. (track 1 rochester, ny) high winds and heavy snow whipped across western new york sunday night. (trak 2 -watertown) watertown, new york was blanketed during the day with more than half-a-foot of snow. (track 3) it was a chilly contrast from the day before when the town was basking in a record high 72 degrees (track 4 -syracuse) the massive shift in weather was caused by the first significant
the region (nat) (track 5) (sat0160) the storm slammed michigan as it moved east across the mid-section of the u.s (track 7) by early monday morning, binghamton new york had received about fifteen inches of snow (nat: snow plow) (track 8) (sun0200) and batavia - east of buffalo - was covered. (sun0200) (mos sot) "too early, not ready for it at all and i heard we're gonna get more." (oncam tony dokoupil/cbs news, watertown, ny) pre-holiday travelers should expect delays. the busiest travel period of the year starts today. 40 million americans are expected to take the road, much of them in weather like this. tony dokouil, cbs w ((christianne klein)) >> parts of massachusetts and connecticut also got about a foot of snow./// ((paul joncich)) let's check back in with tedd... where they'll be lighting up the tree at the park outside t-mobile arena. tedd? ((tedd flo rendo)) ((( cold air has arrived
last night. these are temps we haven't seen since february as we finally dropped below normal. temps today near 60 and unseasonably cooler than the mid 60's we're supposed to be at. winds still remain breezy at times as well but will decrease even more tomorrow and into our weekend. we have plenty of sunshine as el weekend. ....................... ............ ................................ .. neighborhood by neighborhood temps in the mid 60's and milder on the east side of town where we're lower in elevation and obviously cooler for the westside near the mountain where wind barreling through. regional temps also stayed chilly this morning and not too much of a warm up as well today as most of the state stayed below average. ................................ ... .................. satellite and radar composite shows clear skies after the clouds we had yesterday.
front so temps will take a while to recover. we're anticipating our first freeze of the season for some areas in souther nevada. freeze alerts have been issued but las vegas not under that freeze warming. we stay cold and but not under a freeze warning as we get temps we haven't seen since february 7th. ................................ ... ................. tonight expect a low near 40 and chilly as you'll need the jacket tomorrow a.m. more light breezes tonight and less windy as earlier today. tomorrow expect a high in the mid 60's and milder and finally near average for a change. sunny skies continue as we wrap up the workweek. ................................ ... .................. extended forecast shows milder temps into the weekend with more clouds by sunday. slight chance for showers on monday and we clear up again.
after a couple of strange on stage rants. during his thursday night show in san jose... west told the audience he didn't vote in the election... but if he had he would have voted for donald trump. then on saturday night in sacramento... west performed four songs before going on a political rant against beyonce, jay z, mark zuckerberg, and hillary clinton. he left the stage just 30 minutes into his set...
sacramento show... as well as the canceled tour stops... have already been issued refunds./// ((christianne klein)) this next story is going viral... after an audio technician was in the exact wrong place at the exact wrong time this weekend. ((paul joncich)) >> check it out as he's trying to run to get into position... at the same time the vikings players are running onto the field. he basically gets plowed down by linval joseph... who by the way is six- foot- four and 330- pounds. the audio minor cuts... be he'll be fine./// ((paul joncich)) should they stay or should they grow? ((christianne klein)) >> we sit down with the mayor of boulder city with the hesitation in the business community... as the new interstate under construction creates some uncertainty. ((paul joncich)) >> plus... keeping your gifts out of the wrong hands.
hummus and spreads.. due to a possible listeria contamination. the fda says the affected products were manufactured before november 8th.. at a plant where listeria was found. you're urged to throw away any produce with a "best before" date through january 23, 2017. /// ((christianne klein)) every week we invite a local mayor on to 8 news now good day... so they can answer your questions. ((paul joncich)) >> this week... the morning team sat down with boulder city's mayor woodbury. ((brian loftus)) joined again m lets get right into our first question about the volleyball court at veterans memorial park volleyboall court with help of the eagle scout project. apparently the group shoveled and raked over 550 tons of sand. this is a great way to create a new and improved attraction. mayor rod woodbury: right, it's at our veterans memorial park in boulder city. it was really a community project. we had over 800 volunteers, 200+ man hours of work and moving that stuff around. it's kind of modeled after the volleyball court at sunset park. it used to be this rough sand in there where you'd have basically a kitty litter box and kids
it's going to be a great asset to our community and kids are already starting to use it. ((brian loftus)) team effort! ((kirsten joyce)) with everybody helping, that's nice! mayor, recently there've been some development proposals and discussion about residential growth in slo-growth boulder city. what's the latest? mayor rod woodbury: as you know, we have slow-growth ordinances out in boulder city and because of i-11 and the unknowns about what's going to happen, the busines about what do we do? do we grow? do we stay where we're at? then we had a developer propose a 640 acre master planned community recently, which is a little out of whack with what we're used to. so the discussion is alive out there. it's kind've the growth pains, maybe a little bit of an identity crisis, to just determine what we really want out in boulder city and where we're going to the future.
tell us a little more about him and why the city brought him on. mayor rod woodbury: his name is hyun kim. he comes to us from wyoming, where he was basically the city manager, but he's a local. he went to foothill high school, unlv grad, and we're looking forward to it. our prior finance director went to take a job in south carolina as a city manager there. mr kim comes to us with great accolades from wyoming. people person, great manager. we're looking forward to seeing ((brian loftus)) sounds like a nice addition. ((kirsten joyce)) and of course, it's about that time. we're talking holiday celebrations in boulder city. what do you have on tap? mayor rod woodbury: dec 1-3 is kind of our lineup there.. we start with the retelling of the journey of joseph and mary down to bethlehem and the nativity scene. on the 2nd, we have the christmas tree lighting and the 3rd we have our santa's electric
that as well. so we have big festivities. those always fill up, line the street, fill up the rec center so you gotta get there early. but we always have great festivities out there. we enjoy it. ((brian loftus)) i know there's people who don't they don't go to 1, but all 3. that gets you into the holiday spirit. ((kirsten joyce)) it certainly does. thank you so much for coming in mayor. to submit a question... just head to las vegas now dot com.. and click on the banner that says monday mornings with the mayor./// paul joncich that's all for us at 4. christianne klein >> 8 news now at five starts after this. don't forget.. we're always on at las vegas now dot com, on facebook and twitter. ((brian loftus)) talk about a foam party!
)) ((denise valdez)) now at 5... a serious crash on the east side of town comes as no surprise to area businesses. so now they're working to put an end to it for good. ((dave courvoisier)) >> plus... business is booming on the north end of town. but what is it about the city that's drawing in millions for the once struggling area. ((denise valdez)) >> the holidays are pretty much here...