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after undergoing emergency /// a supreme court justice unexpectedly passes away. brewing... about who'll replace him. /// "now, nevada's first choice for news. this is 8 news now weekend edition." ((sharie johnson)) > thank you johnson. a violent home invasion leaves one person in the hospital and the suspects still are on the loose. police say it happened this morning in henderson. neighbors say it's disturbing to know it happened right next door. 8 news now's mauricio marin joins us with more on the investigation. ((mauricio marin)) henderson police say the home invasion doesn't appear to be random. a man inside the house was shot by two people who made their way into the home early this morning. even though it appears targeted...some neighbors we talked with say it's scary. (( jana powers/neighbor: there was cops here all day it wasn't good. it wasn't good. it's too close to home." ))
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just after 7-this morning....a man and a woman in their late 20's or in their 30's forced their way into a house in this neighborhood near downtown henderson. detectives say during the home invasion---a 32- year old man inside the house at the time was shot. he's in the hospital tonight in critical condition. what's so disturbing about this case for some neighbors is that there were three kids inside the house during the violent home invasion. ((jana powers/neighbor: "it's very alarming and my grandkids go to school with those. we actaully know those kids. i wasn't feeling real safe in the last little bit and this just really brings it home that you're not safe anywhere anymore and it's scary.")) ((mauricio marin)) right now police are working to track down the suspects. detectives say the male suspect has short or shaved blond hair. authorities believe the female suspect is white or hispanic with black hair. and say she was wearing all black clothing at the time of the crime. ((mauricio marin)) police are
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if you think you know who may be responsible for this home invasion....autho rities ask you to call henderson police. or crime stoppers. sharie...back to you./// ((sharie johnson)) > new information tonight in the case of the brave k9 officer that was attacked during an hours- long standoff yesterday. 8 news now has learned the dog wasn't just stabbed... the suspect attacked it with a machete. luckily... the dog is doing well after surgery... but the picture might be hard for some to look at. this is little nicky after his successful surgery... as you can see he suffered multiple cuts to the head... this happened during a tense 12- hour stand off that ended yesterday. the good news... nicky is now back at home resting... and is expected to be just fine. that suspect was taken into custody... no word on his name or the charges he might face... though it is a felony to injure a police dog.///
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toss to weather ((tony smith)) < tony smith, 8 news now: "for saturday it was warm and dry. these above average temps continue through the middle of next week. for tonight - mostly clear, with a low around 48. northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. sundaysunny, with a high near 73. calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. -------------------------------- ---------------------------- but tracking a pacific storm system that will move through the region late wednesday and thursday, bringing increased chances of precipitation to portions of the area. but here's your a look at your hour-by- hour forecastbreaki ng that and your weather now most accurate forecast down in about ten minutes." > ((sharie johnson)) > supreme court justice antonin scalia was found dead this morning this morning while on a hunting trip in a remote area of west texas. reporter anna wiernicki is near the cibollo creek ranch where he
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justice scalia was staying at a private residence, just 40 miles south of marfa, texas...we're told he went to bed firday night and was found dead in his room saturday morning. the u.s marshal's service in washington said someone went to check on scalia when he id not appear for breakfast. we're told that's when the 79-year-old was found unresponsive. a priest administered last rites to scalia this afternoon. texas governor greg abbott released a statement today about "his fierce loyalty to the constitution set an unmatched example, not just for judges and lawyers, but for all americans." now this ranch is in a very remote part of texas- it's a very luxurious resort that attracts hunters from all across the country. no one from the ranch has talked or issued a statement yet. right now, the u-s marchal's service is at the ranch conducting an investigation. we're told foul play was not suspected and that at this point caused.
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((sharie johnson)) > justice scalia made his mark during his court. ronald reagan chose scalia for the high court in 1986, and he was its longest serving member of the current court. he asked more questions and made more comments than any other justice - and was known for his outsize personality and brilliant legal mind. one of the staunchest conservative members of the court... he was a strong advocate for gun rights, privacy and he consistently voted to let states outlaw abortion. (( president obama, "we honor his extraordinary service to our nation, and remember him as one of the towering legal figures of our time." )) ((sharie johnson)) scalia's death enables president obama to nominate a third justice to the high court, but he may not be able to get past the republican congress... before the next presidential election. scalia is survived by his wife, maureen, nine children and 28 grandchildren.
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((sharie johnson)) > it's like the night before christmas for many lovers. lots of people are crowding shopping malls and stores looking for the perfect gift. the national retail federation estimates consumers will spend around $19 billion on valentine's day. and we stopped by some shops in downtown summerlin and found that crowds did not disappoint: (( monique clements, marketing director for downtown summerlin: it's always a busy shopping time, people buying last minute gifts, people on dates, and i think the weather is especially making this center crowded and everyone is just here enjoying this beautiful day )) ((sharie johnson)) downtown summerlin also gave everyone a rose for valentine's day./// ((sharie johnson)) > thousands turn out to catch a glimpse of pope francis... during his visit to mexico. the big issues the pontiff is focusing on... while touring the country. /// and the republicans take off the gloves... during their south carolina debate. we'll have all the highlights of
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edition." ((sharie johnson)) > pope francis celebrated mass at the basilica of our lady of guadalupe, one of the most holy sites in latin america. as c-b-s reporter adriana diaz shows us... his message focused on hope and encouragement.
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francis blessed the entrance of the basilica of our lady of guadalupe. 5-thousand people attended the service...thousa nds more watched outside including this young boy. the holy father's homily touched on themes of his visit: poverty, drugs and immigration. afterwards he spent nearly 20 minutes alone to pray before mexico's patron saint representing the virgin mary. pope francis said he and was coming to mexico as both a missionary and a pilgrim as his visit to the basilica displayed ad: what does that show to mexicans? that he is with them the pope's day began with an official welcome ceremony at the national palace where he delivered a tough love message to mexican politicians. he urged them to resist privilege and serve those in need. thousands waited to catch a glimpse of his popemobile. (lila aldana, guatemala resident) it was very exciting
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it was a blessing. the pope will celebrate sunday mass outside mexico city at a field that holds nearly half a million people. adriana diaz, cbs news, mexico city. ((sharie johnson)) so far, pope francis has clocked about 23 miles in his pope mobile... he has another 93 to go before his trip ends next wednesday. /// ((sharie johnson)) > bernie sanders and hillary clinton... are focusing in on nevada... a week away from the caucus. just how close the race is,,, in our state... for the two democratic candidates. /// it's a campaign to legalize recreational marijuana in california. what one man is giving away... as an incentive to vote in his favor.
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nevada democratic caucus... and tomorrow... democratic presidential candidate bernies sanders will visit the valley. the senator from vermont will host a rally tomorrow morning at bonanza high school. doors open at 10:30 in the morning... and the event is free and open to the public. you're encouraged to r-s-v-p online... we'll put a link to do that on our website... las vegas now dot com... just click on "links we mentioned." /// ((sharie johnson)) > this comes as sanders' democratic rival hillary clinton did some campaigning in the valley today. while clinton was the front runner for the democratic party in nevada...
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clinton and bernie sanders tied at 45- percent in nevada. this morning, she spoke at a campaign rally in henderson. ((hillary clinton - (d) presidential candidate: i want you to not only tell people what we're against, what we'e fighting against, what we're gonna stop, i want you to tell them what we're for. i want you to explain that we're gonna have new jobs and infustructure and manufacturing, and clean reweable energy we're gonna put people to work across american again and we're going to see incomes going up.)) ((sharie johnson)) clinton will be in nevada through monday hosting a number of events /// ((sharie johnson)) > on the other side of the asile... sparks flew at the ninth republican debate. the cbs news event took place in south carolina just a week before the primary that could help decide who becomes the republican nominee for president. highlights. the republican candidates took
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questions turned to the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia. president obama announced he will nominate a replacement for the conservative justice.. but the candidates argued it should be up to the next president. (gov. kasich/(r- oh) presidential canddiate) "i would like the president for once to put the country first." but that consensus quickly turned to disagreements. (trump) "let me just tell you this - jeb is so wrong" things got heated between donald trump and former governor jeb bush over the war in iraq. (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate) "obviously the war in iraq was a big fat mistake." "george bush made a mistake, we make mistakes, but this was a beauty." (jeb bush/(r) presidential candidate) "while donald trump was building a reality show my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe." (craig boswell/cbs news/greenvill e, sc) this debate could be crucial for the candidates. the south carolina primary is just a week away and may decide who continues in this race. senators marco rubio and ted cruz clased on immigration. (sen. ted cruz/(r-tx) presidential
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consistently supported amnesty." (sen. marco rubio/(r-fl) presidential candidate) "for a number of weeks now ted cruz has just been telling lies, heelied about ben carson in iowa, he lied about planned parenthood." later cruz took on donald trump. (cruz) "right now as a candidate he supports funding for planned parenthood" (trump) "you know you are the single biggest liar up here." voters go to the polls on february 20th. craig boswell, cbs news, greenville, south carolina. ((sharie johnson)) > and we're your local election headquarters... you can stay up to date on everything politics during this election year on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// toss to tony for weather ((tony smith))
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your weather now forecast - expect the warm and dry weather to continue through the middle of next week. breezy north winds will occur across most of the area tomorrow and monday, especially in the lower colorado river valley. -------------------------------- ------------ in the long term, a pacific storm system will move through the region late wednesday and thursday, bringing thursday, bringing increased chances of precipitation to portions of the area. only slightly cooler temperatures are expected after the system moves through. we will break that down in a minute. -------------------------------- ------------- a system will approach the california coast wednesday, providing increased southwest flow across the region. given the deeper mixing through the afternoon, believe wednesday will likely be the warmest day for most locations. southwest winds will be gusty and could be fairly strong across the sierra nevada from late wednesday afternoon through thursday morning.
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an eye on the forecast strength and the potential for some downsloping into valley. there is still some model disagreement with the system as it moves inland. -------------------------------- ------------------- one model remains weaker with the trough than the european model, which has implications on the timing as well as coverage of precipitation. another system shows a little slower and a little more generous with the precip than previous one, yet both models agree the precip should be quickly ending if not already dry by thursday night. -------------------------------- ------------------- even with the timing and precip differences, the overall picture still indicates that the greatest precip chances should be confined to areas north and west of las vegas wednesday night through thursday. with the trough moving through rather fast and not being too deep, expect temperatures to drop only a few degrees thursday and perhaps friday, yet remaining above normal. -------------------------------- -------------- here's your weather now - most accurate 7-day forecast: tonight: mostly clear, with a low around 48. calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the evening.
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calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. sunday night- partly cloudy, with a low around 52. north northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. washington's birthday - sunny, with a high near 76. north northeast wind 8 to 13 mph. monday night - mostly clear, recreational marijuana in his state... and he wants to give away thousands of pounds of weed... as an incentive. dave hodges is promising people a free gram of pot to anyone willing to sign up for the initiatives he supports. and for those who donate money to the cause... they can get even more marijuana. some voters say they're not too keen on the giveaway. (( "it's kind of like a bribe.. to get people to get his vote." "i would make my own opinion regardless of whether i was going to be rewarded one way or another." "if he's doing something like that, sounds like he's breaking the law." )) ((sharie johnson)) hodges maintains that he will only give away free weed .. if the vote passes... making it legal. he says he plans to giveaway more than 10- thousand pounds of
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((sharie johnson)) >jon tritsch with us now..sports fans could take their pick tonight ((jon tritsch)) that's right..beautiful night at a soccer game.. or pumped up rebels game the second annual mls exhibition showcase didn't disappoint.. plus the rebels look for a little ram redemption..we'l l have all the high flying highlights /// "now, nevada's first
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flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why i decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold, and to fight for everyday people. and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders
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((jon tritsch)) >when unlv hit rock bottom this year..they were inventing ways to lose close games..includin g a glaring one point loss at colorado state.. but the great thing about playing in the mountain west..you play every one twice.. rebels on a run of redemption a good look at rebels legend stacey augmon.. who publicly is lobbying for the head coach job..for now he is an assistant.. and he had a good seat to watch patrick mccaw light it up from the outside..3 point basket.. teammates confirming..tha t shot worth 3 points.. unlv up 3 at the half.. antwan scott keeping the rams interested in the game.. 13 points.. held to 5 of 17 shooting.. mccaw..a man..on a mission.. sat out just one minute..
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check out this pass by derrick jones.. finding jalen poyser for 3.. 19 points.. a career high.. people in unlv christmas sweaters..so excited..can't stay in their seats.. unlv up 11..and not satisfied..jerom e sea-gears splashing down three.. how about you send this game out in style.. ike nwau..firework finish.. 87- 80..rebels win 15th game of the year.. second in a row.. poyser 19 points 6 assists in an impressive unlv win ((todd simon/unlv coach: "you know we stayed on attack. a huge deal for us was going from good to great in everything we were doing especially in terms of shot selection, instead of taking the first good shot we wanted a great one. defensively, it was about getting a good stop and maybe getting lucky and getting a great stop." ) (jalen poyser/rebels guard: "unlv program is so strong and i don't believe in losing. so it kind of hurt us when we lost our first game so we had to
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time we played them) ((jon tritsch)) > 7500 flag waving..corner kick cheering..passio n chanting soccer fans made for an awesome atmosphere at las vegas' second annual mls exhibition tonight cashman field where baseball can wait..but fan support for the la galaxy and san jose earthquakes can not.. oscar goodman toasting the event..making it officially vegas..youth soccer players standing on the field with some of the best players in teh world.. this is the california classic.. the opening of pre- season play for both the earthquakes and galaxy.. winner gets the monster trophy.. emanuel boateng.. from ghana..nearly puts the shot on goal... robbie keane.. left foot cross.. gyassi zardes scorches the back of the net with the goal.. the u.s. national team member puts the only point on the board.. galaxy win the friendly 1-0..but vegas does soccer right sot ((ranbir shergill) "the event was announced two months overwhelming. it's great to see families out here and great to see the
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soccer here in las vegas.") ((sharie johnson)) > thanks jon. /// ((sharie johnson)) > physical restrictions... haven't prevented this next athlete from living his dreams. how he's changing the lives of others... in similar situations. /// "now, nevada's first
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some motivation taking your workout routine to the next level... take a look at this guy. zack ruhl was born with a leg deformity and had both legs amputated at age 2. but that didn't stop him from being an athlete. in high school... he played football...
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he's started his own crossfit gym in houston texas. get this... he offers free training to people with disabilities. (( zack ruhl, owner, crossfit uncontested, "if you have a disability and you feel like you can't reach your goal, that's not the case at all." mohshai carter, adaptive athlete, "he knows my limitations and then he goes, but no you can do better than that. it's pretty cool." )) ((sharie johnson)) zack can bench press 445 pounds and even climb a rope with his wheelchair strapped on. while he also just made the us paralympics team for power lifting... what makes him most proud... is helping people turn their lives around. /// ((sharie johnson)) > thanks for watching 8 news now at 11. for news anytime, just go to las vegas now dot com.
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today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough."
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- you are being watched. the government has a secret system, a machine that spies on you every hour of every day.
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but it sees everything, violent crimes involving ordinary people. the government considers these people irrelevant. we don't. hunted by the authorities, we work in secret. you will never find us. but victim or perpetrator, if your number's up, we'll find you. - this is the best day of my life. [sighs] [chuckles] listen, candi, i just want to say... i think you're really special. hey! what-- don't you knock? - you stole our money. we want it back. - are you the nigerian scammers? i can't believe you're actually nigerian.

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