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severe weather. we'll take a look at the forecast with sherry coming up. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...and we'll be taking a look at the monsoons that flooded this clark county fire station. ((michelle mortensen)) >> and...dozens are dead after an earthquake leaves central italy in rubble. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((michelle mortensen)) thanks for waking up with us in for brian. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. this morning rescue efforts are underway in central italy after a 6.2 earthquake overnight destroyed dozens of buildings and sent people running from their homes ((michelle mortensen)) >> the quake took the lives of 37 people .... but rescue crews fear that number could rise ... as the comb debris looking for survivors. tina kraus has the latest from
victims from the rubble as daybreak began to show the devastation in amatrice. (am-uh-tree-chay). frantic residents and emergency workers used buckets (wed034 :49) bulldozers, and (wed044 1:52) even their hands to dig through the debris. (italian andrea gentili, italy's department of civil protection:) this rescue worker says " "we need chainsaws, shears to cut iron bars, and jacks to remove beams we need everything." the us geological survey says the magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck at 3:30 in the morning while most italians weresl ( maria gianni, quake survivor) this woman says, "the whole ceiling fell on my head, i just managed to put a pillow on my head so i wasn't hit." the hardest hit towns and villages are in the mountains of central italy, about one hundred miles northeast of rome. the mayor of one hard-hit town said a family of four was trapped under a collapsed building with no signs of life. while the mayor of amatrice said quote "the town isn't here anymore." he made a plea for more help to
minister tweeted out: heavy equipment is on the way. this family dog was pulled from a small space carved in one collapsed home. rescuers are still digging --- hoping to find survivors. tina kraus, cbs news, london. ((michelle mortensen)) >> the state department is asking u.s. citizens in italy to contact family or check in on social media. one place to do that: facebook. the social media service has activated its safety check in the region./// ((kirsten joyce)) th sweeping through the area. during monday's monsoon... the clark county fire department performed a dozen water rescues. but they had to deal with a problem of their own. floodwater pushed its way inside fire station 23...damaging multiple quarters. it wasn't any easier after flood waters receded tuesday morning. ((greg cassell/clark county fire chief: they cut the first wave of dry wall out, to try and get it dry and they got some fans going,)) ((pretty much all the spots....back here are all
station is still operating despite these damages. as they calculate how much these repairs will cost.... his team will be dealing with the inconveniences for the next month./// ((michelle mortensen)) before you head out the door this morning ... you may want to check around your yard for standing water. puddles may be lingering after those storms we had ... and the health district warns that brings mosquitos. mosquitos carry west nile. and we've just had our first reported case of west nile here in clark couty. the health district says a woman was infected with the vi released. it's the first case this year./// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) still damp from last night's heavy rain...
((michelle mortensen)) a warning from n-h-p this morning....be careful on the roads... this after another deadly motorcycle crash...in our area. the latest incident happened on the off ramp from 1-15 to d street where police say a chevy suburban and a motorcycle crashed as it was exiting. sadly the man on the motorcycle died on the scene. ((jason buratczuk nv patrol "we've had alot of motorcycle crashes lately so i just want to remind the motorcyclist to ride responsibly ride within the law aslo to remind the other motorist that are on the road that they also duty to drive responsibly and we a share the roadway")) >> this is the 47 fatal crash in n-h-p's jurisdiction this year./// ((demetria obilor)) watch out for a crash up in the northwest at the us 95/215 interchange. the south beltway has had some trouble this morning. a crash has been reported on eastbound 215 at the mccarran exit. expect some delays on spring mountain at wynn road in
time at the state department. brian webb has the latest from new york. hillary clinton greeted supporters after a full day of fundraising in california...as her past involvement with her family's charitable foundation comes under more scrutiny. an associated press report out tuesday claims...more than half of the people outside government who met with clinton during her time as secretary of state...all donated in some way to the clinton foundation. while the ap says e challenges to a clinton presidency... the clinton campaign pushed back...saying the report relied on "flawed data" and provides a "distorted portrayal" of clinton's schedule. -nats- at a fox news town hall event yesterday... clinton's rival donald trump called the development -- evidence of the democratic nominee's so-called "pay to play" politics. (sot trump) they didn't get the access to say 'hello,' sean, they got the access because they
going to find out that they got plenty." -nats- you're going to build a wall? yes 100 percent the republican candidate also signaled a new approach to his signature policy...calling for millions of undocumented immigrants to be deported: (sot trump) "there certainly can be a softening, because we're not looking to hurt people.// but we're going to follow the laws of this country clinton is expected to take aim at trump's so-called divisive view of america...when she returns to the public eye brian webb for cbs news. ((kirsten joyce)) >> hillary clinton remains off the campaign trail today... but will be hitting fundraisers in california and nevada later this week. /// ((michelle mortensen)) and accusations of voter fraud are circulating here at home... after a youtube video posted sunday shows someone trying to register people to vote while displaying opposition to donald trump. take a look at a clip of the video.: (( this is supposed to be non-partisan." "no. we didn't know." "let me see here, donald trump crossed out
vote." "for republican and democratic parties." "but you're not, though." )) >> now nevada secretary of state barbara cegavske says there isn't enough evidenceto investigate the person shown ....an employee of the state democratic party.... of voter fraud. state law prohibits a person working for a voter registration agency from displaying their political preference -- if they are an employee of a registration agency such as the d-m-v, appointed field registrars, and local election officials. ((michelle mr election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((kirsten joyce)) wildfires continues to pop up throughout the westcoast, . ((michelle mortensen)) >> but those same wildfire's are raising some important health concerns. we'll be taking a look at the effects of climate change. coming up on good day./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
u-s. that's according ton ((michelle mortensen)) >> researchers found that by mid-century, more than 80 million people will experience consecutive days with high air pollution caused by wildfires. researchers say the findings point to the need for changes in wildfire management and evacuation programs in those high-risk regions./// sherry how's the weather today? let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor))
after the show, it's the tennessee titans playing the raiders in a preseason game./// ((michelle mortensen)) former eldorado high grad and 12-year nfl veteran steven jackson is giving back in a big way. jackson is donating one million dollars to local homeless veterans so the group can acquire land to build a second campus to house the homeless veterans. the master plan is to build affordable housing for the vets... but they need more and jackson is doing what he can to mak of./// ((kirsten joyce)) retirement is treating kobe bryant pretty well. on monday he launched a $100-million investment fund. ,the l.a. city council announced that today is "kobe bryant day." the date commemorates the two jersey numbers he wore as a laker during his 20 year career....eight and twenty four. bryant will also be honored for his philanthropy work with his wife, vanessa, with the kobe and vanessa bryant family foundation./// ((michelle mortensen)) one minnesota town loves their dog a little too much. >> coming up on good day
here's a look at the 6.2 earthquake that rocked centeral italy. right now we're told that at least 37 people are dead that number is expected to rise throughout the day. the state department is asking u.s. citizens it family or check in on social media.. one place to do that is by checking facebook. the social media service has activated its safety check in the region./// ((kirsten joyce)) we want you to be part of our 8 news now good day.. just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. and upload a pic of you and you're pet! up to 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! ///
monkey which was abandoned by its mother in a russian zoo. the three week-old squirrel monkey's mother refused to carry him... so zoo officials introduced him to the 16 year-old cat, who has never had babies of her out. surprisingly, it was a fit. the monkey will go back to the zoo when he's strong enough to survive on his own./// ((kirsten joyce)) elections can be a real zoo, minnesota proved it last weekend. .... a 9 year old great pyrenees dog named "duke" has been re-elected for his third term as mayor of cormorant, minnesota. the hairy honcho has one of the highest approval ratings in the country. some of the barker's backers say if he keeps it up, the white house may need a doggy door./// we'll be right back......../// ((michelle mortensen))
been selected for the trial that involved the death of a teenager over an ipad. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...the son of a local politician will be in court for the first time this morning.. accused of robbing several restaurants. ((michelle mortensen)) >> and... wicked storms pound the valley early week. is more on the way? we have your forecast straight ahead with sherry. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((michelle mortensen)) >> and i'm michelle mortensen in for brian loftus this morning. sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) still damp from last night's