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8 news now's vanessa murphy is there right now with the latest from police... vanessa? ((vanessa murphy)) just in time for rush hour...drivers will want to avoid warm springs near durango here. metro police tell us at least two people were taken to the hospital with critical injuries. and one was ejected from a car here. metro fatal detail - the team which investigates deadly and critical injury crashes is at the scene. earlier, there was a man here who says his wife was driving this pickup truck here. he said she does not have life threatening injuries - she will survive - but she was taken to umc. reporting live, vanessa murphy, 8 news now.// ((dave courvoisier)) > moving on to another developing story... police are investigating a deadly shooting in henderson. ((denise valdez)) officers responded to a family disturbance at a home near russell and whitney ranch at around 11-30 this morning. ((dave courvoisier)) 8 news now reporter karen castro is live at the scene with more on the investigation. karen? ((karen castro))
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been arrested in the deadly shooting. police say he is the son of the victim. as we show you the active investigation underway... we are learning more information about what happened here earlier this morning. the suspect is 22-year-old daron clanton. neighbors tell us a mom, dad, and son live at this house. they say the family kept to themselves. in fact, investigators say officers have never been called out to the home in the past. but today, police say the 9-1-1 call came in shortly after 11-30 this morning from someone within the home. three people were inside the house at the time of the shooting. the victim is only being described as a 54-year-old man. he died on scene. residents say this is a quiet neighborhood and cannot believe someone was shot dead inside a home. ((maggie carrillo - neighbor: it is shocking that it happened right on my street because it's not the type of neighborhood where you see people coming in and out of, especially if they don't live here.))
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the coroner has not released the name of the victim. but records show the home is owned by kevin lewis clanton and maria "f" clanton since 19-93. the 22-year-old suspect is at the henderson detention center and is facing an open murder charge. ((karen castro)) the deadly shooting marks the first homicide of 20-16 in henderson's jurisdiction. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. the first homicide of 20-16 in henderson's jurisdiction. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((dave courvoisier)) > it was a deadly weekend on our roads... in all... seven people were killed in crashes. the most recent one happened near losee and carey sunday afternoon. north las vegas police say the driver was speeding before he lost control and fell 27-feet off an overpass. 52 year old rocky dean of las vegas and his passenger, 58 year old belinda west of north las vegas died.
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to determine if alcohol was a factor in the crash./// ((dave courvoisier)) > in a separate crash saturday morning... a woman was killed when a r-t-c bus crashed into a bus stop. the coroner has identified the woman as 39-year-old jooyoung do. 8 news now reporter patrick walker joins us live from where the crash happened.. tropicana near polaris.. ((patrick walker)) the woman's death has been ruled an accident by the clark county coroner. but with that... the question tonight remains... why did the bus driver swerve onto the sidewalk? (( traffic driving by)) ((patrick walker)) passengers hustle to catch the bus... on the eastbound 201 line just southwest of the las vegas strip. just up the road... remnants of what led up to 39-year-old jooyoung do being hit and killed by an r- t-c bus. ((patrick walker: "these orange cones now stand where the mangled bus shelter once stood, the only other reminder of what happened saturday: these pink lines that show where the bus left the road.")) ((rod floyd/bus passenger: "it's
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going to happen.")) ((patrick walker)) rod floyd rides the bus daily... and tells us he's seen too many including buses... the sidewalk. ((rod floyd/bus passenger: "just coming close to the curb, that's all, that's the main thing, just real close, that's the main thing." )) ((patrick walker)) metro police still can't confirm why the bus went onto the curb. the driver... 22-year-old jamal nichols... america... one of two companies that supplies drivers to the r-t-c... that's according to bill marion... a keolis spokesman. marion told me over the phone he can't comment further... other than to say the company is cooperating with investigators. crashes like these are alarming to traffic safety advocates. ((erin breen/vulnerable road users project: :sadly, it's very much like 2014, we saw a very deadly end to 2014, and a deadly beginning to 2015.")) ((patrick walker)) according to the latest statistics available from the nevada zero fatalities campaign... 8 percent of pedestrian deaths in the state happen on sidewalks. it's a statistic that this bus rider is well aware of. ((rod floyd/bus passenger: "you've gotta be aware, especially here.")) ((patrick walker)) this is the
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county in just 11 days. last year... there were 60 total... about 1 every 6 days. dave... ((dave courvoisier)) you mentioned that the bus shelter is no longer there where you're standing. are buses still stopping there? ((patrick walker)) the bus stop has been moved... at least for the short term... about 100 feet west of us. riders can now catch the bus in front of a wendy's restaurant right back behind me. /// ((denise valdez)) > we're starting the week with cold mornings -- and it could stay that way for a little while. tedd florendo has a first look at our forecast. < tedd florendo >daytime highs not so bad. it's the morning temps that will
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............................... ................. we have clears skies and mainly light winds. these will work in tandem with each other to bring some cold temps by morning especially where may areas will be near freezing or below again. expecting clouds to thicken a little more overnight, but not much. ............................... ................. so here's your evening planner.mid 40's early on, then around 40 by 11 o'clock. winds light, but breezy for the colorado river. more clouds like we said. i'll show you just how cold it will get in your neighoborhood by morning. that's coming up. after nearly five years as head coach
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the runnin' rebels... unlv men's basketball head coach dave rice resigned. ((denise valdez)) the decision came sunday afternoon. less than 24 hours after the rebels third straight loss in conference play. sports director chris maathius joins us now. ((chris maathuis)) the decision to force dave rice out came after his runnin' rebels started 0-3 in conference play.... first the loss at home to fresno, then at colorado state and the loss at wyoming sealed his fate. you heard from dave rice here on channel 8 last night... today's new head coach todd simon and players reacting to the surprising decision. simon held his first practice as acting head coach. some say dave rice was too nice and the team took on his persona. so what kind of person is simon and what kind of personaility will the team have when he's on the sideline. (( )) todd simon; "i would like to think i'm a mentally tough person... i'd like to think they're going to come in with a lot of confidence and handle situations and not get rattled on the court
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ike nwamu/rebel; "we're going to take everything they say, we still have three assistants from the staff we're going to follow their leadership and we'll go from there." ben carter/unlv; 'come out and support us this is a team that although we've dropped some games it's a team fans can still support, it's a team full of great guys, gret coaching staff, and we're going to play out hearts out for the by mutually agreeing to step down... rice will leave with over 900- thousand dollars owed to him by the state taxpayers and boosters. ((chris maathuis)) we'll see which direction this goes. ahead... remember this is the same team rams... had a 17 point lead at wyoming the stretch. (( )) todd simon; "we're not the team the team that's going to stuggling with success and adversity, getting back to we're a special group and we're that team.. and not the team that isn't handling these situations perfectly."
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the first time a coach has been let go during the season... back in the late 90's... bill bayno was let go and max good took over. again, the lobos in vegas, with the tip at 7 pm tomorrow night. ((q&a)) ((denise valdez)) chris, any other players talk about the rice? ((chris maathuis)) no unfortunately, they've got the program so locked down... only made the two players available. i did speak with stephen zimmerman's parents and asked them what stephen thought of the forced resignation, and they both said, it's all part of the coaching business. in other words... it's all about wins and losses. every coach understands that going into a job. ((dave courvoisier)) > fans have been weighing in on the announcment on social media. rick mclaughlin says... "finally! should have been dismissed after his first or second season.ecan't win on the road andruggle to win at home. ne rl coach with nocuses for failure!" cris an sees it a different y...ying "can't always ame acoach on a team. you can recruit good lt butod talent don't always play well together." and j-c rickland says the decision came as a suprise... inot see that comingst wishes in your future endeavours coach." you can join the conversation too... just go to our 8 news now
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((denise valdez)) > a mexican drug lord... coming clean about his cartel. ((dave courvoisier)) the new details "el chapo" revealed in a controversial interview. ((denise valdez)) > plus... how can it be -- that no one has won the largest jackpot in history? so now the prize is even bigger! what a nearby lotto store is doing to help those itching for a shot at becomming a billionaire./// < ((voice over: "now, nevada's
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j@j@ on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo. it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for those at the top and letting corporations write their own rules. hillary clinton will work to close the wage gap. equal pay for women to raise incomes for families, a higher minimum wage, lower taxes for the middle class. she'll get the job done for us.
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((denise valdez)) > the extradition process to bring drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman to the u-s is underway. he faces drug trafficking and money laundering charges in six states. mexican military caught el chapo after a deadly shootout friday. when the druglord arranged meetings with actor sean penn stone magazine. in the article... penn describes el chapo as "entirely unapolagetic" and quotes the drug lord as saying.. "i supply more heroin, methamphetamin e, cocaine and marijuana than anybody else in the world. i have a fleet of submarines,
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(((denis mcdonough//white house chief of staff - "how much heroin he sends around the world including to the united states is maddening.")) ((denise valdez)) according to penn... he was able to meet with guzman because the drug lord wanted to make a movie about himself. perhaps that ego -- lead to his arrest/// ((dave courvoisier)) > the world is mourning the death of a legend... david bowie. the british artist died sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer. today... fans left candles and flowers on his star on the hollywood walk of fame... and in the london neighborhood he was born in. bowie says he first decided to chase the dream of music in his teen years... a decision has has influenced generations of performers: ((joe levy/rolling stone - "there would be no madonna, no lady gaga with david bowie. he showed them how to make art, how to make celebrity out of everything around them.")) ((dave courvoisier)) bowie turned 69 on friday... the same day he released a new album called "blackstar". the music legend will be honored downtown tonight... with a special tribute on the fremont street canopy.
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from 6 p-m to midnight./// ((dave courvoisier)) > and the music world is also saying goodbye to another one of the greats today.. as natalie cole is laid to rest in l-a. the service was held at "west christ".. where cole was once a member. the grammy award winning singer died on new year's eve at the age of 65. she suffered from a type of high blood pressure which affects the arteries in the lungs and heart... and led to heart failure. cole was the daughter of legendary singer, nat king cole./// ((weather toss)) < tedd florendo >clear skies today and temps warmed up to the mid 50's again. winds calm with temps cooler than yesterday. expecting clouds to coming in a little more overnight, but still staying partly clear. ............................... ..... afternoon temps in the low to mid 50's with some locales in
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cold in mount charleston and the higher terrain. milder over to the east sections in the east side of town where we're lower in elevation. ............................... ....... regional temps cold in the central sections of the state. milder from mesquite down to laughlin and near average. mild for death valley and pahrump cool by afternoon, but cold by morning. ............................... ........... chilly actually through much of the u.s. believe it or not. after a mild weekend for the mid-atlantic a lot of areas ore on the cooler side. cold in the upper tier state and midwest. temps down all the way to dallas and atlanat to 40 at this hour and colder than us. they had subzero temps in the upper plains over the weekend. ............................... ............ cold enough to produce out there. from chicagon over to to the michigan. even some lake effect snow bands near buffalo and upstate new york. ............................... ............ next storm bringing more rain for portland and seattle and a
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the idaho panhandle. ............................... ................ clouds coming in from the west but expected to stay dry for now. that could change as this crawls down and bring some winds, but shower chances seem to be limited to the mountains or slim. ............................... .................. we're going to have some cold mornings again though near freezing. some below freezing overnight. especially again on the edges of town and single digits for kyle canyon. ............................... .................. regional temps even colder for pahrump and primm. teens for tonopah and pioche. cold even for death valley by morning. laughlin in the 40's and cold in reno. ............................... .................. tonight expect a low of 34 and very chilly. partly cloudy overnight with mainly light winds, but breezes for the colorado river. tomorrow look for a high of 55 with plenty of sun. not quite average, but close. light winds less than 10 mph. ............................... ........................ extended forecast shows, this week not as active as last week. slight mountain shower chances on wed and thursday. possibly some drop son saturday, but that's a slight chance. temps stay near average and chilly early week.
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preparing for his final address. ((denise valdez)) the hot topics his expected to discuss in the last state of the union address of his presidency.
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obama doesn't have any events on his schedule as he prepares for tomorrow night's state of the union address. ((denise valdez)) weijia jiang is on capitol hill with what you can expect to hear in the president's final address. > the white house says this year's state of the union address is going to be unlike any other we've seen before. president obama is not expected to present a wish-list of policies to congress. (sot: josh earnest/white house press secretary) "the president's delivering a speech that's not about him, it's about the american people and the future of our country." with republicans firmly in control of congress - the president has
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controversial issues such as minimum wage, immigration and gun control. tuesday's speech could preview the next issue he will take on without congress - election reform. (sot: denis mcdonough/white house chief of staff/courtesy: cnn "state of the union") "you'll hear the president talk about making sure that every american has a chance to influence this democracy. not the select few, not the millionaires and the billionaires," (standup: weijia jiang/cbs news/capitol hill) gun control is likely to be a big topic president obama addresses tuesday night. and the white house is highlighting the issue by leaving one seat in the first lady's box empty - to represent the victims of gun violence. (nats) "i hope you can come." monday morning - the white house released a video of jill biden and white house staffers calling people to invite them to sit in the first lady's box at the speech. (sot: cedric rowland/state of the union attendee) "i was like, the white house? are you sure you have the right number?" south carolina governor nikki haley will offer this year's republican response. weijia jiang, cbs news, capitol hill./// ((denise valdez)) > a woman from las vegas will also join the
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cynthia dias served our country during the vietnam war... and was once homeless. the obama administration is highlighting a challenge that the first lady has issued to local leaders to do more to reduce veteran homelessness./// ((denise valdez)) > donald trump has wrapped up another trip to nevada... after rallying supporters in reno this weekend. ((dave courvoisier)) trump continues to lead in the republican polls... but house speaker paul ryan says it doesn't matter who gets the gop nomination... he's prepared to work with anyone: (( rep. paul ryan/house speaker - i would be able to work with whoever our republican nominee is on immigration reform, something that clearly needs to be happening. people who know my record know i'm for border enforcement, border control, not for amnesty. i will work with whoever our nominee is to make sure that that person wins.)) ((dave courvoisier)) according to the latest monmouth university poll 32-percent of voters in new hampshire currently back donald trump. ted cruz and john kasich trailed with 14- percent of supports... and marco rubio... 12-percent. however... only 1-in-3 voters have completely locked in their vote
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((dave courvoisier)) > clark county commissioners are making a push to go green this election year. county leaders are urging voters to opt out of getting sample ballots in the mail... and get them by email instead. ((denise valdez)) if every voter makes the switch... commissioners say it could save local taxpayers one- point-five million dollars this year. not to mention more than one- thousand trees as well./// ((denise valdez)) > in-flight entertainment... goes high tech. ((dave courvoisier)) which airline is upgrading in both economy and first class seats. ((denise valdez)) keeping your mail safe from thieves. coming up tonight at six... who you should call if your mailbox is vandalized... and what thieves are looking for./// ((coming up... coming up on the cbs evening news with scott pelley. )) < ((voice over: "now, nevada's
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at 5.")) > ((denise valdez)) > the nation could be just days away from having its first billionaire lottery winner. the powerball jackpot has swelled to one- point-three billion dollars... after no one picked saturday's magic combination. lottery officials say the jackpot could get even bigger before wednesday night's drawing. if you plan on making the trip one hour south.... the arizona last stop will be extending hours... staying open until midnight tonight and tomorrow... and until the drawing./// ((denise valdez)) > and you'll also have a chance to win some cash... thanks to 8 news now. 25- hundred dollars is up for grabs during our special newscast after the super bowl. just head to our website las vegas now dot com to enter .... click the banner at the top of the page. while you're there check out our newly launched super bowl page.... just click the sports tab. you'll find great information on nfl stats, past games, as well as game day recipes./// ((dave courvoisier)) > your in- flight entertainment is about to
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thanks to panasonic. they're building an ultra-thin, 13- inch, high- definition touchscreen display for economy passengers... which will take up much of the seat-back. you'll also be able to connect your smartphone and charge it. the new seat- back screens are already available on emirates airlines. panasonic has also built a larger version for business class... which features a 24-inch, 4-k screen with full-spectrum l-e-d lighting and a connected remote control tablet. /// ((dave courvoisier)) > thanks for watching 8 news now at five. ((paula francis)) > the cbs evening news is next. we'll see you at six. /// q & a ((anchor)) what does the there's a starman waiting in the sky >> pelley: the master of reinvention. there is a worldwide outpouring
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