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deadly shootings.. what they believe may have sparked the most recent incident. ((sherry swensk)) >> plus... grab the gloves .. the steering wheel is going to be mighty cold this morning! a freeze warning in effect..how long the freeze warning will last. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... another company announced they'll begin charging for when caesars will start rolling out the new policy. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts 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. metro police are investigating two deadly shootings this morning. ((brian loftus)) >> the most recent happened in the southwest valley on durango near tropicana. that's where we find 8 news now
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very latest. nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. metro says this started off as a domestic dispute but when a third person stepped in.... that's when it became deadly. investigators say it happened around 10:30 last night at the back of the durango canyon apartment homes a man and a woman who used to be in a relationship were fighting over custody of a child they share. the argument then spilled into the parking lot of the comple her man got involved and used a type of assault rifle...shooting the ex-boyfriend involved in the argument at least once. he was sent to the hospital where he died around 11:15. the suspect drove away from the scene....detectiv es describe him as a black male with a goatee, 30's around 5'10 and a 180 pounds. drove away in dark sports car dodge challenger. the child the man and woman were
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detectives say the child was not harmed. right now they can't say how or if this shooter even knew the two people arguing . for now metro is calling this a random act. (( lt. dan mcgrath/metro homicide "he came upon these people right in the middle of this parking lot arguing and put himself in the middle of it and then whatever was said ...he retreived a firearm and shot this man, who was not armed." )) >> >> metro says people nearby did hear the gunshots and they're interviewing witnesses at this hour. this is the second homicide of last night and the 156th of the year. they ask anyone with more information to call crimestoppers. reporting live near summerlin. nia wong 8 news now./// and metro police also and metro police also arrested a man accused of shooting and killing his son. this happened last night at an apartment near rainbow and windmill. police were there for another call when they heard gunshots .. a man came out and told them he was responsible.
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up to this shooting./// sherry, how's the weather? ((sherry swensk)) clear and cold with temps near freezing. a freeze warning in effect until 8 a.m. we still have some
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sun to start warming us back up. ............ northerly winds calmed down through the evening and that allowed the cold to settle in through the night. .............. normal temps in the mid 50s today. .......... demetria, how are the
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watch out for a crash on southbound i-15 and spring mountain. for a crash on the right shoulder is closed. up in the northwest, there are no delays on southbound 95 near the craig exit after a wreck. there's a crash over at cheyenne and rainbow to watch out for, as well.
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new at 6-- just announced he is leaving his businesses to focus on being the nation's 45th commander- in- chief. he says legal documents are being drawn up to take him completely out of the operations. president elect- trump had been criticized for exposing himself to potential conflicts if he kept a role in his global businesses./// ((brian loftus)) caesars entertainment just announced a new paid self- parking and valey program at all of its properties-- except the rio. ((kirsten joyce)) >> good news-- locals with id
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at the linq and harrah's starting late december... self parking will remain free until tolls are installed. the rest of caesars' properties will switch over starting at the beginning of next year. they're doing this to upgrade their parking garages with the lights that let people know which spots are free and which are taken./// ((brian loftus)) caesars change in policy comes nearly a year after mgm resorts rolled out pay- to- park. prices vary depending on which of the 12 properties you're going to... it can be as low as 8-bucks... or as high as 18. locals can park for free through decee we have more information about parking prices on our website, las vegas now dot com./// ((kirsten joyce)) cars aren't stopping for kids at this dangerous crossway and the city said they'd do something about it... ((brian loftus)) >> demetria found out what's taking so long, in "what's driving you crazy?" ((michael stevens))
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((kirsten joyce)) welcome back-- the holiday season is in full swing .. but not everyone will have presents under the tree. ((brian loftus)) >> that's why 8 news now partnered with tobin fiat for our toy and gift card drive. as many fiats as they can. ((kirsten joyce)) >> you have until sunday to donate.. the toys will go to the casa foundation .. which helps abused and neglected children in the foster system here in clark county./// ((kirsten joyce)) we're getting into the holiday spirit ... and there are so many fun winter things you can do around town! ((brian loftus)) >> like las vegas motor speedway's glitterling lights .. which is the city's largest holiday drive- thru show. ((kirsten joyce)) >> or the magical forest at
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longest running holiday traditions. ((brian loftus)) >> you could also lace up your skates and head to t-mobile arena for the first- ever holiday at the park. locals get 20- percent off. ((kirsten joyce)) >> or you can always head to the boulevard pool at the cosmo .. which has been turned into a winter wonderland. ((brian loftus)) >> that's where we find 8 news now reporter michael stevens .. lacing up his skates. hey michael! ((michael stevens)) >> of las vegas boulevard, the ice rink at the cosmopolitan of las vegas welcomes visitors to skate on over 4,200 square feet of real ice. visitors are encouraged to warm up or roast s'mores by the fire, delight in light snow showers, enjoy seasonal treats and beverages with breathtaking views.
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on the resort's digital marquee.
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((sherry swensk)) i don't see snow out there - but clear skies and cold. clear and cold with temps near freezing. a freeze warning in effect until 8 a.m. we still have some time to keep cooling down until
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............ northerly winds calmed down through the evening and that allowed the cold to settle in through the night. .............. sunny skies today and below normal temps in the mid 50s today. .......... another round of wind late thursday night and friday. temps dip a bit again friday... a warmer getting back up to 60 by sunday. .............. and then even cooler 40s next week.... and lows below freezing for a couple of nights. thanks, sherry. now to demetria for a
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tonight, lane closures begin on us 95 between south rancho and i-15 in the spaghetti bowl because of project neon. saturday through monday. expect additional delays heading down southbound i-15 from north las vegas because of a crash at the spring mountain exit. back to you! ((brian loftus)) not all birthday parties
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>> how one mother is making sure no child feels left out.. coming up in today's acts of kindness. ((brian loftus)) and it's time for today's facebook contest. register to win on our facebook page. good luck! ((kirsten joyce)) as a parent - you know with our $3.50 sub of the day, there's never been a better time y different. every day of the week, get a featured six-inch subway sub for just $3.50. all with no artificial flavors. the $3.50 sub of the day
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is left out of an invitation... for a birthday gathering. one las vegas mother's acts of kindness makes sure every special -needs child feels included. ((kirsten joyce)) hudson raasveld is a talkative ((kirsten joyce)) but when he was younger his mom heather says he wasn't speaking as early as she would have liked... so she placed him in a school to address that need. heather raasveld/aok recipient my little boy was in a preschool where half the children were typically developing and half the children had challenges.. and i witnessed a mother come in one day and give birthday invitations only to the children that had no challenges.. and it broke my heart. :24 ((kirsten joyce)) so instead of being exclusive.. heather says she planned an inclusive birthday party for
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his entire class.. but to the entire valley. we sent out fliers to all the different special- ed classrooms, therapy centers, and doctors offices anyplace we could find.. looking for any children that may be left out:34 ((kirsten joyce)) she called it his inclusion party... and it was a widespread success... a party where everybody gets invited.. the parents they make me want to cry, they followed their children around, taking pictures. many of them , they were overjoyed saying they've never been invited to parties before, outside of their family... :27 ((kirsten joyce)) that was three years ago.. and since then... hudson's birthday party celebrations have grown bigger and better. this year, heather reached out to families with kids who have down syndrome, autism, and those fighting cancer. she advertised the inclusion party with flyers and through local children's online magazine 'macaroni kid". instead of gifts, the family asked for a charitable donation to the baby's bounty non profit. my little boy has more blessings than you could ever imagine, and there are children
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through charitable contributions is the best gift i can think of : 59 members of lvmpd and medicwest ambulance came to play with the kids and let them check out the ambulance and police cars/motorcycle. after the big party, and all the children laughing and playing, hudson said to me.. this was the best "five" ever we love what you are doing. you get our aok award, really.. i wasn't expecting this.. i just.. wanted to get the word out to people..do you know how much we can do for the next party, and how many kids we can include wi its very special what you are doing.. thank you... i have to hug you... ((kirsten joyce)) >> heather plans to keep the acts of kindness birthday party tradition going.. with hudson's younger sister as well.
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.. just head to las vegas now dot com... click on "sections" in the upper left corner .. and acts of kindness will be under the "community" tab. or send us an email... acts of kindness at las vegas now dot com./// demetria, what's driving people crazy? driving people crazy? demetria obilor chris asks, "wh dorrell and brighton village street? there's still no pedestrian flasher at this intersection. kids cross all the time and traffic never stops for them." several months ago, i reached out to the city of las vegas and asked if the dorrell and brighton village street intersection could be made safer. nothing has happened so far, so i reached out again.
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from my understanding... the city says that the funds for the pedestrian flasher were grouped into a citywide pedestrian flasher project funed by federal transportation alternative funds. the funds only became available october 1. thing is, federal funds come with numerous restrictions related to bidding and construction, which would delay construction of this flasher for another six months. because question 5 passed on this last ballot, the city says it can now use that additional gas tax ve the city will use those local funds and its own staff to build the flasher over the next 60 days. if you feel unsafe crossing at dorrell and brighton village, the city recommends you walking down to the shaumber/dorrell or egan crest/dorrell intersections. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. we'll be right back.///
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"random" shooting .. we're live on scene .. with the very latest. ((brian loftus))
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warning of the season is here .. we've got tips on how to winter- proof your home. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... the sheriff joining us in studio ... he answers your questions in morning cup of joe. ((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 on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. we're following developing news this morning-- metro police investigating a deadl >> it happened last night on durango near tropicana. 8 news now reporter nia wong joins us live on scene with the very latest. good morning, nia. ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. metro says this started off as a domestic dispute but when a third person stepped in.... that's when it became deadly. >> investigators say it happened around 10:30 last night
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of the durango canyon apartment homes a man and a woman who used to be in a relationship were fighting over custody of a child they share. the argument then spilled into the parking lot of the complex. as that was happening....anot her man got involved and used a type of assault rifle...shooting the ex-boyfriend involved in the argument at least once. he was sent where he died around 11:15. the suspect drove away from the scene....detectiv es describe him as a black male with a goatee, 30's around 5'10 and a 180 pounds. drove away in dark sports car dodge challenger. the child the man and woman were aruging over...was in a car at the time of the shooting. detectives say the child was not harmed. right now they can't say how or if this shooter even knew the two people arguing . for now metro doesn't believe this is gang related. (( ))
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our other top story this morning-- we're under our first freeze warning of the season. it's been a while .. so we want to remind you of the 4 p's. first.. pt if it's too cold for you to be outside... it's probably too cold for your pets.. especially if they're used to being indoors. next.. pipes. you should wrap exposed outdoor pipes and faucets.. covers cost about 5 to 10 bucks .. or you can always just use a towel and duct tape-- just
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or wrap them in burlap, sheets or towels. finally .. your pool. be sure to run the filtration and jets throughout the night and make sure it has enough water. if not taken care of, it could get expensive./// sherry, ho ((sherry swensk))
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a freeze warning in effect until 8 a.m. we still have some time to keep cooling down until sunrise and then we'll use the sun to start warming us back up. ............
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allowed the cold to settle in through the night. .............. sunny skies today and below normal temps in the mid 50s today. .......... back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce)) as sherry mentioned .. ((kirsten joyce)) as sherry mentioned .. it is cold outside! and it's putting us all in the
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winter activities you can do around town.. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live at one of them this morning ... over at the cosmo. hey michael! ((michael stevens)) >> overlooking the heart overlooking the heart of las vegas boulevard, the ice rink at the cosmopolitan of las vegas welcomes visitors to skate real ice. visitors are encouraged to warm up or roast s'mores by the fire, delight in light snow showers, enjoy seasonal treats and beverages with breathtaking views. on mondays, skaters can catch two classic holiday movies on the
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((kirsten joyce)) demetria, how are the
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michael stevens plays coy when
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michael stevens plays coy when he comes to his ice skating abilitie..this is a signed autographed picture of michael stevens in his figure skating prime. watch out for a in his figure skating prime. watch out for a crash on there's also a wreck on southbound i-15 and spring mountain. back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce))
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we're asking the sheriff your questions ... ((brian loftus)) >> he joins us in studio for this week's morning cup of joe segment .. right here on 8 news now good day./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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there is a place, like no other. where a walk down main street, can fill you with wonder. and the smile of a mouse can spark joy.
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so make the time... to take your time because one day just isn't enough.
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this is 8 news now good day)) ((brian loftus)) welcome back ... it's time now for our morning cup of joe segment. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we're joined by sheriff joe lombardo ... who is taking your questions.
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law enforcement officers memorial fund 61 officers were shot and killed in the line of duty so far this year ... that number is 61- percent higher than the year prior. what is law protect themselves? any new training, vests, etc? --we just
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weekend. were there any incidents reported by shoppers? --what are the top 3 things people need to watch out for (crime-wise) this holiday
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((brian loftus)) if you have a question for sheriff joe lombardo.. you can submit it on our website, las vegas now dot com.. just look for the link on the right side of the page. ((kirsten joyce)) >> you can find out if your question was answered every wednesday.. between sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) clear and cold with temps near freezing. a freeze warning in effect until 8 a.m. we still have some time to keep cooling down until sunrise and then we'll use the sun to start warming us back up. ............ northerly winds calmed down through the evening and that allowed the cold to settle in through the night.
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today. .......... another round of wind late thursday night and friday. temps dip a bit again friday... a warmer weekend is on the way with temps getting back up to 60 by sunday. .............. and then even cooler 40s next week.... and lows below freezing. demetria, how are the roads? we'll be right back./// (( i'm norah o'donnell. coming up, a first look inside guantanamo bay prison since the election. how it's ready to take more
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/// now good day. ((sherry swensk))
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them fight the deadly wildfires there.. the fires are responsible for at least 3 deaths so far... a dozen others injured. it's destroyed at least 150 homes and businesses. some 14- thousand people evacuated .. 2- thousand seeking refuge in shelters./// ((sherry swensk)) and take a look at your screen ... a man shot this video while evacuating the wildfires in gatlinburg...
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is to the fire ... some points it's even hard to see in front of him./// sherry, how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) eastern united states and that will help with the wildfires... ............ while cold snow falling across the northern plains and upper midwest. ............
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allowed the cold to settle in through the night. .............. sunny skies today and below normal temps in the mid 50s today. .......... another round of wind late thursday night and friday. temps dip a bit again friday... a warmer weekend is on the way with temps getting back up to 60 by sunday. .............. and then even cooler 40s next week.... demetria, how are the roads? demetria, how are the roads? traffic on southbound i-15 is backed up to lake mead following a crash at the spring mountain interchange. the crash is gone now, but you'll still want to leave
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((brian loftus)) back with our friends from the animal foundation, from the animal foundation, holly... and our very special guest, mary. mary is here... mary is one-years-old... tell us a little bit about mary. holly/animal foundation >> mary is definitely a lap dog... she's so, so sweet, and she can't wait to find her new best friend to cuddle with. ((brian loftus)) >> really a kind heart..
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families? holly/animal foundation >> i would think so. she came in as a stray, so we don't know too much about her, but her personality seems like she would be perfect for that environment. ((brian loftus)) >> i would think so. loves to snuggle... loves to be petted, and very popular as i mentioned in house. now we're talking about mary, and our puppy pigskin pet of the week. we gotta see which way mary goes... so we're making our picks here, i don't know if mary is hungry, but it looks like there's some sweetb shall we take a stroll forward.. and see which way mary picks.. for our pippy pigskin picks of the week.... she's going, wait a second, i ate like 20 minutes ago, i'm good. ok, and she goes right for the green bay packers. puppy pigskin picks of the week have been made by mary... and if you'd like to make mary part of your home.. the animal foundation is the place to call. holly, remind us of the number... holly/animal foundation >> 702-384-3333 ((brian loftus)) >> thanks so much, holly. thank you, mary... we hope we find you a home. and again, puppy pigskin pet of
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points. it rose 23 points yesterday and
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and check this out .. country superstar keith urban posted this photo on instagram yesterday.. spotify put up a billboard in nashville giving a keith fan a shoutout.. it says: "dear person who spent 22 hours listening to wasted time this year... sounds like time well spent."/// (("it's like tiffany's." "you mean the jewelry store?" "that's right. i'm crazy about tiffany's!" )) ((kirsten joyce)) audrey hepburn returns to the big screen today. fathom events and turner classic movies are re-releasing the oscar- winning film was released back in 1961. there are 7 movie theaters around town that will be screening the classic flick./// thanks for joining us. "c-b-s this morning" starts joining us. "c-b-s this morning" starts right now.///
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, november 30th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." possible tornadoes kill five people as powerful storms rock the south. and deadly wild through a tourist town, destroying homes and businesses near the great smoky mountains. president-elect trump hits the town with former rival mitt romney as speculation swirls about a secretary of state announcement. plus, we are in indianapolis, where air conditioning giant carrier says it reached a deal with mr. trump to keep 1,000 jobs from moving to mexico. and we continue our issues that matter series this morning former defense secretary robert

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