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happening downtown... negotiators are still trying to talk a man down... who's threatening to jump off the parking garage at "the d." this has been going on since about 10:30 this morning. we're reporting on this story... because metro police are asking people to avoid the area.
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shut down through casino center. /// ((denise valdez)) > metro police say a father was shot and killed for nothing more than his cell marin)) denise, the call went out just before 3:00... call went out just before 3:00... point, but metro police were able to confirm the report of a viking. at some point, a resident ended up in a struggle with the suspect that reportedly broke into the home. the suspect was then shot by the person inside the home... we don't know the extent of injuries at this point.
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say a father was shot and killed for nothing more than his cell phone as he walked home from work... and his killers are still out there. 60 year-old heriberto diaz had just gotten off the bus after his shift on saturday when he was shot once and left to die. what's more, police think this incident may be connected to other robberies in the area of lake mead and marion drive. they're asking for the public's help in bringing this crime spree to an end and these killers to justice: (( lt. dan mcgrath/metro homicide: "if we have to hunt you down and find you you may be charged with murder. it is to your benefit if you
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was a robbery and somebody else shot and killed this person in cold blood over a cellphone we would like to speak to you." )) ((denise valdez)) detectives are looking for a group of four to five teens between 14 and 18 years old. if you have any information you can remain anonymous when you call crime stoppers. diaz leaves behind a wife and two children./// ((denise valdez)) at least 50 tornadoes were reported yesterday and overnight in the carolinas and virginia. still early in the season. /// toss to weather
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are ready to spar once again. ((denise valdez)) the high stakes behind tonight's debate... and who has the most to lose. ((denise valdez))
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choice for news. this is 8 news now at 4. ((paul joncich)) > governor brian sandoval says he's not interested in becoming a supreme court justice. this comes one day after news broke that sandoval was being considered to replace late supreme court justice antonin scalia.. in a statment...sand oval said "earlier today, i notified the white house that i do not wish to be considered at this time for possible nomination to the supreme court of the united states. i have also spoken to senators reid, heller and mcconnell and expressed the same desire to them." he added that the notion of being considered for the position is humbling. yesterday...
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sandoval as a potential nominee. a source confirmed to cnn that the white house was vetting sandoval. /// ((paul joncich)) > the new york times is reporting apple engineers are working on new security measure that will make it impossible for the government to break into a locked iphone. a federal judge ruled last week apple had to help the fbi unlock the iphone of syed farook. he's one of two terror suspects who killed 14 people during a shooting spree in san bernardino, california in december. in his first interview since the judge's ruling, apple ceo tim cook told abc news wednesday the farook case isn't about a phone, but the future. (((tim cook/ceo, apple/courtesy) "what is at stake here is can the government compel apple to write software that we believe would make hundreds of millions of customers vulnerable around the world, including the us" )) ((paul joncich)) > in its appeal, sources tell cbs news apple plans to argue, in part, the american people through
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issue. apple has until tomorrow to appeal the judge's ruling. even though apple is protesting the judge's decision last week, the company has cooperated with the fbi in the farook case by providing data from the dead suspect's icloud account./// ((denise valdez)) > two different public health dangers... one common theme. ((paul joncich)) the i-team's george knapp uncovers the similarities between the government's response to asbestos in southern nevada...
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announcer: now nevada'schoice for news. this is 8 news now at 4. ((paul joncich)) > federal investigators from several agencies are trying to determine if criminal charges should be filed in flint michigan related to the contamination of that city's water supply. ((denise valdez)) tens of thousands of residents were exposed to dangerous levels of lead in their drinking water. it appears that state officials knew about the dangers but failed to act. to some nevadans, the circumstances in flint sound all too familiar. ((paul joncich)) for more than a year, the i-team has been following the story of how nevada officials have handled a
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concern--asbest os. as george knapp explains... while in michigan... water... here in nevada, the concern is asbestos in the air. in his younger years, former nevada congressman jim bilbray was an avid hiker in the hills around boulder city. after he developed breathing problems, it took years of misdiagnosis for doctors to finally figure out his condition was likely caused by asbestos in the desert dust he inhaled long ago. jim bilbray/former congressman: 3235 i have to go to rehab a couple of times a week, breathing exercises, which i have to for the rest of my life. you cannot get better. you can only hope to not get worse. how does bilbray's health problem relate to lead in the water supply of flint michigan? when the story about flint first broke, it struck a chord with
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brenda buck. rod metcalf: it's dj vu , i mean, is what i thought. brenda buck there is no amount of lead that is safe, which is exactly what we are dealing with here, with asbestos. it's been more than five years since the two medical geologists first found evidence of widespread natural asbestos deposits in southern nevada. their team also detected a suspicious spike in asbestos related disease. state health officials here reacted to the asbestos news in much the same way officials in michigan reacted to lead in the water supply---they ignored it, stifled the evidence, then attacked the credibility of the scientists who found it. internal emails obtained by the i-team reveal that, contrary to their public statements, nevada health officials tried to stop the publication of the asbestos data because they disagreed with the findings. they also plotted to attack the credibility of the scientists and launched a p.r. campaign to sway public opinion. dr. rod metcalf: 2805 ish it's easy to get upset at a personal
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integrity or competence but what really upset me is they didn't question their own knowledge. brenda buck: 2925ish that's what's so heartbreaking to me. the emails suggest they are so focused on attacking us, instead of getting to the bottom of the sick. how much asbestos are people being exposed to? one reason state health officials have been able to dodge the central issue is that it takes years, even decades, for asbestos disease to develop. the true costs are not immediately obvious. it's the same story for lead. the full extent of the damage from drinking flint's water won't be known for many years. it is much easier to measure lead in the water, or in a person's body, than it is to measure asbestos exposure from the air. buck and metcalf say that's the central unanswered question. brenda: 2422 what we need
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repeating over and over is we need to find out how much asbestos is in the air and how much people are getting exposed to when they do activities out in the desert for example, the horse park in boulder city is surrounded by asbestos. so is this elementary schooland the nevada state college in hendersonho w much exposure do people get from routine activities at each location? rod metcalf: we should look, and that's not happening. in michigan, once the story exploded and the state could no longer ignore the problem, federal agencies entered the picture. in nevada, when state health officials were confronted at a public meeting in boulder city back in september, they vowed to invite the epa into the state. azzam..nat popi don't object to it. so, did it happen? no. state epidemiologist dr. azzam did write to the epa and ask for help, but the carefully
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intervention by epa scientists, only information that could be the public. in emails to the i-team federal epa officials confirmed that the cavalry is not riding to nevada's rescue after all. still, buck and metcalf took one more stab at it. they went over the heads of the state health officials who had tried to shut them down by writing directly to governor sandoval. the response from the governor's chief of staff was a let down---it praised the work of the two top health officials for quote " working tirelessly to protect, educate, and serve the people." rod 2920 ish i don't think they've changed their stance from october 2012, they've learned nothing." ((paul joncich)) tracey green, the director of the sprawling health and human services department for the state, is stepping down to take a job at u-n-l-v. her agency, however, still clings to the idea that asbestos poses no risk. now, other agencies are side-stepping the health
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the city of henderson and state division of environmental protection are leading the way toward a comprehensive field study of asbestos risks. we will have more on that in the days ahead. in the meantime, we've compiled our previous asbestos reports in one place on our website. /// ((denise valdez)) your most accurate weather now < tedd florendo >weather headlines call for a warm weekend with temps near 80. breezy winds return but not until next week. we'll give you a timeframe of when that will happen. we'll also have an update on your pollen forecast coming up in a just a few minutes. ............................... ............. afternoon temps in the mid 70's today through many valley neighborhoods. high 50's this afternoon and cool up in kyle canyon and temps are expected to drop to cold
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cooler in apex this afternoon. temps stayed comfy and above average again. ............................... .................... high 70's late today through many of the regional neighborhoods as well. 60's for the central part of the state and warmest late today in laughlin and death valley. ............................... ...................... weekend forecast shows temps in the high 70's again most likely widespread 80 degree plus temps by saturday and some of sunday. more clouds on sunday but still partly sunny to mostly sunny skies expected at times ............................... ..................... now. thing have quieted down with storm weather gone. the warmer weather they had brought the storms, now it's cold enough to snow in the mid-atlantic states. ............................... ................... bouncing over to the west clear northwest. that's something they don't see usually up there is a little
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high pressuren expected to anchor in more this weekend and bring dry conditions and those warmer 80's as it settles overhead. ............................... .................. the warmer weather is going to be killer on the sinuses for all you allergy sufferers. allergy reports shows high readings now of ash, elm and juniper. mulberry still moderate. ................... 52 and clear with cool and calm conditions. winds less than 10 mean we stay light and calm for winds. milder overnight though. high. average. ............................... ..................... neighborhood by neighborhood temps near 80 for the east part of the valley with mid 70's for the foothills and westside of town. cool 50's for kyle canyon. ............................... ............................ near 80 on saturday with more clouds on sunday. north breezes earlier in the weekend but breezier and warmer late week. long term forecast shows shower chances next weekend and
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((denise valdez)) > up, up, and away... to the top of the stratosphere! ((paul joncich)) at least the top of the stratosphere tower. why hundreds of people are skipping the elevators to climb their way up more than a thousand stairs... for this year's "scale the strat."/// announcer: now nevada's first
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of the milky way... like never seen before. the european southern observatory has released spectacular new images showing the entire milky way galaxy! data was gathered by the apex telescope in chile. it's the sharpest map of the milky way made to date. you can explore the entire map online, at e-s-o dot o-r-g. /// ((paul joncich)) > hundreds of people will be lacing up their sneakers to scale the strat this weekend. for the eighth year in a row, the stratosphere, which is the tallest building west of the mississippi, is opening itself up to climbers raising money for the american lung association.. climbers will run up 108 floors....that's more than 14- hundred steps to the top the lung association helps people who struggle to breath. people like christion johnson, who suffers from chronic asthma. his mother heidi is scaling the strat in his name: (( 11:16:12 "she's constantly
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little time to run a certain amount anywhere from 3 miles to 6 miles a day....")) ((paul joncich)) if you would like to scale the strat, the event is sunday morning. late registration is 75 dollars. it opens at 7 a.m. in front of the stratosphere hotel and casino. the first climbers head up around eight. i'll once again be emcee of the event. i did the climb last year.....made it to the top in a little over 18 minutes. which i thought was pretty good. until i learned a pro climber from new york made it all the way to the top in 7:43. /// ((denise valdez)) > breaking the rules of the road. ((paul joncich)) the surprising number of drivers who admit to skirting the law while behind the wheel... that could be putting all
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"now, nevada's first choice for news. this is 8 news now at 4" ((paul joncich)) > when it comes to bad behavior behind the wheel, nevada drivers are apparently res0ponsible for some the worst in the country. ((denise valdez)) in a new triple-a report...nearly 90 percent of drivers in this state have been found guilty of
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behavior just in the past month. these unsafe behaviors include driving while distracted, impaired, drowsy, speeding, running red lights or not wearing a seat belt. in the new annual "traffic safety culture index"...triple-a surveyed nearly 25- hundred drivers over the age of 16. it found... more than 2 in 3 drivers report talking on a cell phone while driving within the past 30 days. and about 42 percent admit to reading a text message or email. as for speeding... nearly half of all drivers report going 15 mile per hour over the speed limit on a freeway in the past month nearly 1 in 5 drivers report driving without a seatbelt... and 7 percent said they do it regularly. this is bad news considering previous research by n- h-t-s-a which estimates that nearly half of all those who died in a crash in 2013 did not have their seatbelts on. and finally a statistic no one on the road wants to hear. more than 1 in 8 motorists report driving when their
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near or over the legal limit within the past 12 months. and about nine percent of drivers report doing this more than once. so we wanted to know what you think of these startling numbers. we posted the story to our facebook page... and got some great comments. charity says... "self driving cars cannot get here fast enough. take the driver out of the equation and everyone will be safer on the roads." lila added, "a scary statistic. i'm always on edge driving because all i see around me are bad drivers, and i have to think for myself and them while i'm driving!" kathy says, "no, i see it everyday. people are in such a hurry they are willing to risk life for a little extra time on the road." ((denise valdez)) and these disturbing results come as nearly 33- thousand americans died in car crashes in 2014, and preliminary estimates project a 9- percent increase in deaths for 2015. /// ((paul joncich)) > police are searching for the driver who hit and killed a woman in henderson last night.
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boulder highway and warm springs. police say the woman was hit. she wasn't in a crosswalk at the time and was pronounced dead on scene. the driver took off... police say he was in a stolen vehicle...that's since been tracked down. if you have any information... you're asked to call crimestoppers./// ((denise valdez)) > a ride sharing company is suing the city of las vegas. lyft says the city is trying to levy what it calls a quote "outrageously high tax" that they don't have the authority to do. lyft points out the legislature passed a bill prohibiting fees on ridesharing that quote "restrict competition and limit consumer choice." the city of las vegas says they have yet to see the lawsuit... and their object to the ordinance will be heard on march 16 at the city councle meeting. /// toss to weather a lot quieter for the east coast and the southeast today as those storms have moved on. but not before leaving a trail of destruction.
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hours showed tornados reported as you mentioned in virginia and the carolinas. and they pretty much ended there. after that severe storms brought lighting, downpours and damaging wind even golf ball sized hail to those part of the region. ............................... ............................... ........ this evening here things look great. looking at temps in the 60's down to the 50's and mild even by 8 newsnow at 11. and no wind. we'll have more coming up. ((denise valdez)) > cars... bikes... trucks... you name it. they're all up for grabs this saturday... at clark county's first government surplus auction of the year. ((paul joncich)) 8 news now rerporter michael stevens gives us a sneak peak of what's going on the auction block. < ((michael stevens)) the first of three government surplus auctions are taking place. there's over 200 hundred cars up for grabs... and nearly 400 other miscellaneous items that you can get your hands on: ((david johnson automotive services clark co.: it all comes from the different government agencies that being clark county, city of north las vegas, city of henderson, las vegas valley water district -- this is where they dispose of
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((michael stevens)) as you can see there's everything from cars, trucks, officer equipment, and other lost and found items that haven't been claimed: ((david johnson automotive services clark co.: we have lost and found property from mccarran could be digital cameras, computers, jewelry -- just about everything you leave behind at mccarran if you don't claim it and they can't find the rightful owner -- then it is sold and disposed of through the auction process and you have the right to buy that. )) ((michael stevens)) the county is working with an auction company to manage all the sales. pre- registration for the auction is happening today and tomorrow. the doors open at 9 and close at 5. i'm told you should register beforehand so there's not any delays on saturday: ((david johnson automotive services clark co.: it's almost an event. we'll have approximately 700 to 800 people saturday as well as online bidders because you can bid online for the vehicles. there's a huge crowd that also shows up -- the community has been great supporting us down here. and everyone comes out and has a great time. )) ((michael stevens)) last year...
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million for the county. if you're interested in checking out some of the items that are out here... we put a link to the auctioneers website on ours that's las vegas now dot com. reporting near stephanie and flamingo -- michael stevens 8 news now. > ((paul joncich)) the auction is this saturday off stephanie street and flamingo near dog fancier's park starting at 8-am. /// ((denise valdez)) > republican presidential hopefuls will gather tonight for the final time before super tuesday. after three straight wins... donald trump walks into tonight's debate as the gop's presidential frontrunner. but it's the battle between senators ted cruz and marco rubio...that could turn ugly. the pressure is on cruz to win his home state of texas if he wants to stay in the race. s-m-u political science professor cal jillson says it's risky to go after trump during the debate. (( (pipe 1 omar debate 22:02:24) as politicians, you're used to counter- punchers. something.
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((denise valdez)) there's concern ahead for florida senator marco rubio. a quinnipiac poll released today shows trump ahead 44 percent to rubio's 28 percent among likely gop voters in florida./// ((denise valdez)) > and we are your local election headquarters. we have you covered this election year on air and online... at las vegas now dot com./// ((denise valdez)) > hollywood will be out in full force this weekend for the oscars. ((paul joncich)) and while everyone can't win an academy award... many more will go home winners. ((denise valdez)) we take a glimpse inside the swag bags to see the record- breaking gifts... and the controversy brewing because of them.///
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> only a handful of hollywood's brightest stars will take home an oscar this sunday, but almost everyone who takes the stage will leave with something nice. ((denise valdez)) as c-b-s news reporter chris martinez explains... this year, many of them are getting the most expensive gift bag ever and all that pricey swag is causing controversy. < win or lose - these are the lavish gifts many oscar nominees
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from a lifetime supply of skin cream - to cleanser of a more personal nature. ((lash bag show/tell)) this is a skin care system for your bottom... and this whole system with the dispenser and everything, it's close to a thousand dollars. this unofficial oscar gift bag includes 50 opulent items - services and trips - including a 10 day vacation to isreal. the combined value - tops 200 thousand dollars. lash fary has assembled the presents for 14 years... and says it's all about product placement. ((lash fary/ distinctive assets)) to have these celebrities wearing your jewelry or wearing your tee shirt or showing up at your resort... it's worth far more than any price of product that they're giving away. but this year - the academy filed a lawsuit over the big bundle of goodies. claiming fary's company used the oscar name to promote the bag, even though it is not affiliated. in a statement, the academy says "all reports of an "official oscar gift bag" are untrue." we asked fary about the lawsuit. ((lash fary/ distinctive assets)) i'm happy to say that we've been having very positive, proactive conversations... i'm told we're very close to reaching an amicable agreement.
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out it's not entirely free. the bags are considered a business gift so recipients extravagant goodies. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles > ((denise valdez)) not every nominee gets one of those expensive gift bags. the bags are only given to nominees in the main acting and directing categories along with /// ((denise valdez)) > the vice president will be at the award show... with a serious message. according to the white house joe biden and his wife will attend sunday's awards ceremony to introduce singer lady gaga. the singer will be making a call for sexual assault awareness. biden has been an outspoken proponent for fighting campus violence. /// ((paul joncich)) > penny slots are more popular than ever before. ((denise valdez)) how they're now beating out high stake games... and the huge amount on money they're bringing in.
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nevada's first choice for news. this is 8 news now at 4. ((paul joncich)) > penny slot machines are more popular than ever. ((denise valdez)) my family searches those machines out whenever they come to town! jeremy aguero from applied analysis joins us to explain why they're more popular than ever. ((jeremy aguero)) there was a time not that long ago when it was just about impossible to find a penny slot machine. casinos didn't have very many, and those they did have were usually tucked into the furthest corners of the casino floor. that's not the case anymore. the number of penny slot machines in nevada has grown 20-fold since 2001, even as the total number of slot machines on casino floors has declined by 42,000.
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penny slots have increased from one in ten slot machines on casino floors to about four in ten. the reason for this growth is simple - penny slots are popular. last year, gamblers dropped $28.3 billion into penny slot machines, which was nearly as much as the bets made at all table games combined. that's 2.8 trillion pennies. of course, today's slot machines allow for bets far greater than a single penny, often several dollars or more per spin. so gamblers playing penny slots can be betting just as much, if not more, than players at machines with much higher minimums. it wasn't that long ago that growth in gaming revenue was largely attributable to baccarat, a high-stakes table game favore by asian high rollers. baccarat tables produced $1.3 billion in casino win last year; penny slot machines reported
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$2.9 billion. in fact, today, penny slot machines account for a quarter of all nevada gross gaming revenue. if there is one thing that las vegas is great at, it is adapting. with more than 42 million visitors, we cannot be one thing. las vegas has figured out how to attract value players and high rollers, tourists and conventioneers, foodies, shopaholics, showgoers, nightclubers and a few groups we don't even have names for yet. ((jeremy aguero)) the rise of penny slot machines is yet another example of las vegas' genius in its ability to constantly reposition itself to the ever-changing tastes of local, national and international travelers. ((paul joncich)) what significant shifts in gaming behavior are on the horizon? ((jeremy aguero))
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weather open < tedd florendo weather headlines call for a warm weekend with temps near 80. breezy winds return but not until next week. we'll give you a timeframe of when that will happen. we'll also have an update on your pollen forecast coming up in a just a few minutes. ............. afternoon temps in the mid 70's today through many valley neighborhoods. high 50's this afternoon and cool up in kyle canyon and temps are expected to drop to cold conditions by morning. cooler in apex this afternoon. temps stayed comfy and above average again. ............................... .................... high 70's late today through many of the regional neighborhoods as well. 60's for the central part of the
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laughlin and death valley. ............................... ...................... weekend forecast shows temps in the high 70's again most likely widespread 80 degree plus temps by saturday and some of sunday. more clouds on sunday but still partly sunny to mostly sunny skies expected at times ............................... ..................... looking at the the east coast now. thing have quieted down with storm weather gone. the warmer weather they had brought the storms, now it's cold enough to snow in the mid-atlantic states. ............................... ................... bouncing over to the west clear and dry all the way up ot the northwest. that's something they don't see usually up there is a little vitamin d. high pressuren expected to anchor in more this weekend and bring dry conditions and those warmer 80's as it settles overhead. ............................... .................. the warmer weather is going to be killer on the sinuses for all you allergy sufferers. allergy reports shows high readings now of ash, elm and juniper. weeds remain low luckily with mulberry still moderate. ............................... ................... 52 and clear with cool and calm
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winds less than 10 mean we stay light and calm for winds. milder overnight though. high. average. ............................... ..................... neighborhood by neighborhood temps near 80 for the east part of the valley with mid 70's for the foothills and westside of town. cool 50's for kyle canyon. ............................... ............................ near 80 on saturday with more clouds on sunday. north breezes earlier in the weekend but breezier and warmer late week. long term forecast shows shower chances next weekend and possibly a week from monday. one traffic
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road is causing a whole lot of delays. demetria obilor made some calls and now the problem is solved. where you can expect a better drive, in "what's driving you crazy?"/// (( )) < demetria obilor: > kody, "every night around 7:00 p.m., the left-turn signal from valley view blvd. to eastbound spring mtn. rd. lasts for maybe three seconds. only two cars get through. what gives?!" as many of you know, the spring mountain/valley view intersection gets a lot of traffic. it's right on the edge of chinatown, with the i-15 interchange right down the way. i reached out to fast, the division of the rtc that maintains and operates the valley's traffic signals. fast technicians monitored the intersection. they addressed the problem by increasing the amount of time for the south to east left- turn. fast says this should fix the problem.
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send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. > ((paul joncich)) > colorado is seeing an influx of visitors going to the emergency room. ((denise valdez)) the reason the legalization of marijuana may be behind the increase. /// ((paul joncich)) the demand for an education. with a local school on the verge of closing it's doors for good, why parents are worried that might leave their child's
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choice for news. this is 8 news now at 4. ((paul joncich)) > marijuana- related e-r visits are on the rise in colorado following the legaization of recreational marijuana. ((denise valdez)) this is aaccording to research published in the new england journal of medicine. the study reviewed e-r visits at more than 100 hospitals from 2012 to 2014, the years voters approved retail pot and sales began. out-of-state visitor trips to the e-r for marijuana- related symptoms rose 109 percent during that time. for colorado residents, such
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experts say the results show more education is needed for consumers at pot retailers. /// ((paul joncich)) > a former n- f-l player who stole money from a non- profit to pay back the debt he racked up here in las vegas has plead guilty to federal charges. ex-cleveland browns wide reciever reggie rucker signed a plea agreement this week... which calls for a prison sentence of about two years. ((denise valdez)) rucker was charged last week after an fbi investigation found he had withdrawn hundreds of thousands of dollars from the non-profit groups he once ran... to pay gambling debts and personal expenses. the total theft from the groups is estimated at around 100- thousand dollars. ((paul joncich)) rucker played for 12 nfl seasons. /// ((denise valdez)) > a 97-year-old woman in california now faces eviction from a home she has lived in for 66 years. when she first moved in... her landlady and friend made her a promise that said she could stay as long as she's alive. it was a verbal promise -- nothing in writing -- and that's why marie hatch now finds herself on the verge of getting kicked out.
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the grandson-in-law of the original landlady... informed her she has 60 days to move out. (( marie hatch / resident, "he's greedy. why does he have to do it this way? who told him he has to do it this way?" )) ((denise valdez)) the landlord told reporters that he feels bad about this but insists he has to evict hatch and her 85-year-old roomate. he says it's because his late wife left a trust for their sons, which is about to expire, so he is, quote, "duty-bound to sell the property on behalf of his sons." the ladies are now represented by attorneys from the community, who are pursuing legal action. /// paul joncich > that's all for us at 4.
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t choice for news. this is 8 news now at 5.")) > ((dave courvoisier)) > a man is dead as police investigate a possible home invasion. thanks for joining us i'm dave courvoisier. ((paula francis)) and i'm paula francis. mauricio marin has been on the scene since this story first broke. he joins us now live near twain
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((mauricio marin)) paula...dave...go od afternoon. police have this street taped off as they investigate. we've learned an alleged burglary suspect was shot and killed by someone inside the home at the time. details are limited at this point, but metro police were able to confirm the report of a burglary at a home here on viking. homicide detectives and c-s-i is now on scene looking for evidence. metro police say at some point, a people inside the house...possibly a realtor or property manager ended up in a struggle with the suspect that reportedly broke into the home. the suspect was then shot by the person inside the residence... medical treatment was given at the scene before the suspect was rushed to the hospital... and ultimately passed away.

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