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plane carrying a soccer team crashes outside of colombia. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...minimum wage workers are expected to take the streets in a few hours to fight for a pay raise. ((brian loftus)) >> and...temps continue to drop heading into december... sherry has today's forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) serious plane crash in outside of brazil in the city of medellin. thanks 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. colombian police say that five people have survived the plane crash near and the rest of the passengers have been killed. 81 passengers were riding on the plane.... including members of brazil's chapecoense football team.
everything is being done, to save lives. (( federico gutierrez mayor of medellin >> "it's a regrettable situation and we can confirm the accident of the plane that was carrying the players. we are accompanying the teams necessary from medellin, the firefighters, ambulance crews, and the important thing here seeing that there might be survivors, it's saving lives. that's first and foremost.)) ((brian loftus)) >> the soccer team was set to play a colombian club team in the semi finals of the south american the team, which is ninth in their league, has been something of a cinderella story in the tournament this year espn fc billed their semifinal contest as a david versus goliath match./// ((kirsten joyce)) authorities in ohio are trying to figure what motivated a somali refugee...to carry out a bloody knife attack at the ohio state university monday. at least 11 people were injured in the attack. the suspect was shot and killed by a university police officer. hena daniels has the latest from new york.
prayer last night...many had memories of monday's campus rampage fresh on their minds. (clara young/ osu student) we were moved to a classroom in the basement that could lock// it was kind of scary because we didn't know much and couldn't get service -nats-ambulances people on campus barricaded themselves in classrooms..mom ents after police say - abdul-razak ali artan (abdul ra-zahk ali-ar-tahn ) intentionally rammed his car into a group of people outside: (angshuman kapil, graduate student, ohio state university) "i think i saw three oro students being hit." authorities say the somali-refugee then got out of the vehicle with a butcher knife and began stabbing onlookers. -nats/sot-(911) all patients are alert and oriented but severe bleeding out of some of them university officer alan horujko (whore-rootch-co) is credited with ending the chaos: (osu chief of police craig stone) our officer was on the scene in less than a minute, and he ended the scene in less than a minute -nats-(name being read at graduation) artan had recently transferred to ohio state....after obtaining
law enforcement officials are looking into a post he allegedly made on facebook shortly before the incidentsaying that he was sick of the way muslims were being treated. the school's president is urging people not to rush to judgment: (michael drake ohio state president dr. michael v. drake) "what we want to do is really unify together//and then allow the investigation to take place." so far...officials have searched artan's car and apartment complex... and are investigating the incident as a possible terror attack. hena daniels cbs news. ((kirsten joyce)) >> thosin attack include an ohio state faculty member.... four graduate students and three undergraduate students. all classes are back in session today./// ((brian loftus)) if you've ever had a question you wanted to ask someone in law enforcement... let us know! we're asking sheriff joe lombardo questions from the viewers every wednesday... during our new segment, morning cup of joe. to submit a question... just go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss" section. you can find out if your question was chosen.. every wednesday between 6:30 and 7 a-m.///
sanctioning off the work zone. this road should reopen at 5am. back to you!/// ((brian loftus)) morning after getting hit by a bus. it happened last night near m-l-k and craig. police say the bus driver stayed on scene and is cooperating with police. at last check.. the pedestrian was listed in critical condition./// ((kirsten joyce)) folks around the country...
morning to fight for better pay. workers from fast-food restaurants... as well as uber drivers will march 10 miles from the carl's junior at las vegas boulevard and pebble... to the mcdonald's at sahara and paradise. employees are demanding 15-dollars an hour... and union rights as part of the "fight for 15" movement. it started 4 years ago... and has since brought the minimum wage to 15-dollars in new york, california, and washington d-c. /// ((brian loftus)) cuba is in mourning... remembering the leader who forever. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we'll find out what fidel castro meant to cuba and it's defectors . ((brian loftus)) >> president elect donald trump is expected to make some big announcements related to his cabinet picks./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
this is 8 news now good day)) b their 9 days of mourning after the death of cuban leader fidel castro. ((kirsten joyce)) >> yesterday a 21-gun salute pays tribute to cuba's former president -- fidel castro. castro hasn't held power since 2008. but his death marks the end to an important chapter in cuban history
separated -- cheered castro's death. (( rep. mario diaz-balart (r) florida: >> this man this dictator this tyrant and this murderer has been a nightmare not only for the cuban people but also for the national security interest of united states priya bhat/ vacationing in havana: >> it's kind of a once in a lifetime experience to get to experience the culture in such a different way. castro was such a polorizing figure it'll be interesting to see how people are responding.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> in havana, no one is celebrating. at least not openly. revolutionary square to pay respects to their former leader. now that he's gone -- many cubans wonder -- if anything will change./// ((kirsten joyce)) back here at home... u-s airlines began direct flights to havana. but fidel castro's death is raising new questions about american and cuban relations. during the campaign, president-elect donald trump promised to roll back changes made by president obama... saying he'd cancel the quote "one-sided deal made by executive order"
house chief of staff signaled the whole deal is up in the air. (( rnc chairman reince priebus: >> "president-elect trump is going to be looking for some movement in the right direction in order to have any sort of deal with cuba.")) ((kirsten joyce)) >> the white house and the president-elect were on opposite ends of the spectrum in their comments on fidel castro's death: in his statement, president obama left it up to "history" to "judge the enormous impact of this singular figure..." trump was more blunt, calling castro "...a brutal dictator who oppressed his own people." still, nothing is set in stone on whether he wi position in reversing president obama's diplomatic deal with cuba./// ((brian loftus)) meanwhile donald trump and mike pence are working on filling his administration, interviewing more candidates at trump tower congressman tom price gerogia has been selected as secretary of health and human services. earlier monday, former cia director david petreaus met with trump as the latest contender for secretary of state. ((david petreaus/retired general >> "he basically walked us around the world. showed a great grasp of a variety of the challenges that are
well.")) ((kirsten joyce)) >> today president elect trump will meet for the second time with former rival mitt romney...over his possible nomination for secretary of state. on monday- michigan certified its results, making trump the official winner of the state./// ((kirsten joyce)) the first round of black friday and cyber monday is officially in the books. ((brian loftus)) >> coming up on good day we'll have some tips on how to make the packing and shipping process easier./// you're watching 8 news
small business saturday.. and cyber monday have all come and gone. now it's time to pack and ship. >> the us postal service will handle about 750 million packages this season... that's up more than 12 percent from last year. some ways to make the process easier. you can have flat-rate boxes delivered to your house for free. go online to print the postage from home... and skip the line at the post office. you can even have the carrier pick up your package for free when he or she delivers mail on any given day. december 15-th is the last day to send something via ground shipping to guarantee it will arrive by christmas. after that -- you'll have to pay extra for first class and
and to make sure those packages make it in time for your loved ones to open them on christmas... take a loook at these ship-by dates: for military families... you will need to send your packages by december 9th in order to get them there in time for christmas. as for ground shipping -- those packages must be sent by december 15th at the latest. and for priority mail express... you have until december 23rd to ship./// sherry how's the weather today? let's take a look at the roads with demetria today...
............. we'll have some nice sunshine today... and the air will be nice and clean, but it will feel crisp so scarves and hats may come in handy today. .............. those northerly winds will keep it feeling chilly all day. ............. this north wind will stop tonight and those cold temps will settle in with freezing temps between 28 and 32 degees lasting 3 to 6 hours in the valley overnight. ...... cover delicate plants and keep ....... more wind by the end of the week. we'll warm up to 60 degrees by the weekend. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
a japanese theme park is getting some backlash for it's holiday rink. the pob the fish.. crabs.. and other shellfish were still in the water! "space world" has since closed what it called "freezing port".. while crews work to free all of the creatures from the ice. once that's done... the park says it will hold a religious service for them... then reuse them as fertilizer./// ((kirsten joyce)) south korean technology giant samsung is considering splitting the
next six months to look into splitting itself into a holding company and a separate operating business. the move could be a windfall for investors. some experts say investors could see the stock soaring, while dividends could go up by as much as 30-percent this year./// ((brian loftus)) there's a bunch of horses and bulls over near the thomas and mack with the national finals rodeo taking over. hundreds of trailers full of livestock has already parked near the campus. the national finals is one of the city's biggest events of the year and this ye the event starts this thursday and ends on december 10th./// ((brian loftus)) legendary heavy metal band metallica is back on top of the billboard charts. the bay area rockers' new album, "hardwired to self-destruct" debuted at the top of billboard's top 200 album charts by selling 291,000 units in it's first week of release. this marks the band's sixth straight studio album to reach number one. we'll be right back........///
as tension rise between police and the public we ride alongside officers to find out how they're staying safe... while protecting the valley. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...hundreds are evacuating a small town in tennessee because of the surrounding wildfire. ((brian loftus)) >> and... gust winds are here to stay....but colder weather is on the way. sherry let's us know when we should expect a cold front. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this i ((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. we just received an update on the plane crash in colombia .... involving a brazilian soccer team. ((kirsten joyce)) >> a team spokesman just confirmed the death of a goalkeeper ... who initially survived the crash. that should bring the death total total to 77 people. it went down late last night in a mountainous area..