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metro police are investigating two seperate shootings... that left two people dead this morning. the latest on what we know so far. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...tropical storm hermine is now a hurricane. and it is rampaging through the florida gulfcoast. sherry is here to give us a look at that including our local forecast. ((patrick walker)) >> and...the rebels are undefeated this year. we'll take a look at the last night's season opener at sam boyd. ((kirsten joyce)) valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((patrick walker)) two people are dead this morning from two seperate shootings in the valley. thank you for joining us... i'm patrick walker in for brian. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce both of the shootings happened within minutes of each other.. but we're told that they're not connected. one shooting happened on lake mead near mlk and another happened on north
parking lot on north circle near paradise and twain. metro says they found a man lying on the ground dead with a gunshot wound to the shot. he's described to be in his late teens, early twenties and was transported to umc where he was declared dead. police are still searching for the shooter. ((kirsten joyce)) >> four minutes later the west las vegas library of west lake mead and mlk. metro found one man lying on the and mlk. metro found one man lying on the ground with multiple gun shot wounds. he was later pronounced dead at sunrise hospital. catch the shooter. this is the 112th and 113th homicides in metro's jurisdiction this year. ((kirsten joyce)) this morning one person is dead after a horrific car crash on the east side. the crash happened at boulder highway and russell. concerned citizens sprang into action to try and help those injured after seeing the wreck unfold right in front of them. one woman says she found the driver of the red van---an elderly man---dazed. he told her his wife was in the passenger side of the car---her name was maxine. ((shaela napoli/helped
and i was praying that the ambulance or paramedics would make it there." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> metro police say the passenger in the van later died at the hospital. the crash also caused a brief black out in the area when the red van hit an electric box. as far as the victim---the coroner's office will officially release her name once their investigation wraps up./// ((kirsten joyce)) and millions are expected to be here in the valley for laboray for labor day weekend. the lvcva is project that 307 thousand visitors will be in las vegas this weekend. which is expected to bring in 206 point five million dollars of visitor spending. let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor)) crash on the flamingo ramp to i-15 south. crash on northbound 95 near lake mead.
wetlands park... but luckily it let up before it got dark outside ((patrick walker)) >> and it wasn't just rain... high winds also caused some damage... knocking down several trees. here on desert shadow. i spoke with the homeowner... who was thankful nobody was hurt. ((kirsten joyce)) >> one tree even fell into someone's house near 215 and valle verde. sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) those storms focused on the east side with sunny skies on the west. ............... heavy rain up to a half inch in
hunkering down for hermine. some evacuations have been ordered. floridians haven't seen a hurricane hit the sunshine state in more than a decade../// back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce)) 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick standing his ground.... after he sat down during the star bangled banner for a second straight game.
chargers... and moments after the team's annual salute to the military. this time he was joined in protest by his teammate, safety eric reid. after the game, kaepernick addressed the protest. ((we want to make sure the message we're trying to send isn't lost with the action that's coming along with it.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> kaepernick's actions first captured attention last week when he stayed seated during the national anthem at another preseason game protesting what he calls -oppression of minorities in america. continue his protest.../// ((patrick walker)) college football season is back here in the valley. and u-n-l-v begins its quest to accomplish its goal of shocking the world and playing for a national championship. last night the rebels welcomed jackson state comes to sam boyd stadium.. the rebels moved the ball and seemed to score at will unlv scored twice in the opening 2 minutes of the game and never let took their foot off the gas... winning 63-13... ((jackson state university marching band playing))
and we've been talking about this band for a few days... the sonic boom of the south. jackson state's band performed at halftime of last night's game.. they played a few songs, dancing around and then left after halftime to get back to the airport... they didn't even see the end of the game./// ((patrick walker)) coming up next on good day ((kirsten joyce)) >> and why members of donald trump's campaign team is planning to to leave. .// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor.
welcome back to the valley's news leader. donald trump is losing some members of his hispanic advisory council after his major immigration speech in phoenix earlier this week. (leslie sanchez/republican strategist) "there are several individuals immediately after donald trump's speech last night that were, to use their term, disgusted." "it was the tone. it was the dehumanizing. it was the unrealistic idea of self-deportation." ((patrick walker))
vice president biden stepped in for hillary clinton on the campaign trail thursday and said donald trump doesn't understand the working man. the clinton camp is spending six million dollars on a new ad airing nationwide./// ((patrick walker)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season... on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((kirsten joyce)) elon musk is dealing with another setback after a space-x rocket exploded yesterday. the unmanned rocket was carrying a communitcation satelite for the social media git cape canaveral.. facebook planned to use it to expand internet access into africa. however ceo mark zuckerberg says that his company is still committed to facebook's goal in connecting to everyone. no one was injured during the blast.///. ((kirsten joyce)) meanwhile... florida officials are getting an upperhand on the zika virus. yesterday they announced that they have detected the zika virus in trapped mosquitoes. reports show the virus was found in three mosquito samples taken in a 1.5-square-mile area of
teams have trapped a mosquito carrying the virus. so far there have been 47 confirmed zika cases in florida both locally and travel related./// ((patrick walker)) being a college freshman can be very nerve- wracking. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we'll show you how entertainers nick cannon and seth myers teamed up to help ease the transition into college. that's coming up./// you're watching 8 news
tv entertainer nick cannon is heading back to school. this fall he will be enrolling in howard university as an incoming freshman. and yesterday during a freshmen event nick cannon and late night talk show host seth meyers introduced a big surprise guest -- first lady michelle obama. the first lady reflected back to her time as a college student. "college did everything for me, it built my confidence number one; it taught me i could leave home and be successful away from home; it taught me how to open up, how to try new ((kirsten joyce)) >> the visit to the historically black college is part of michelle obama's "reach higher initiative," which urges high school students to go on to college and to finish college. this was michelle obama's final back-to-school season as first lady./// sherry how's the weather today?
((demetria obilor)) demetria ((demetria obilor)) a crash has been reported at harmon and paradise. i'm not seeing a bunch of activity, but thar into the airport, so it couldn't hurt to leave a bit early. there's a crash up in the northwest on eastbound 215 near hualapai. no delays on the south beltway.
answered.// ((patrick walker)) labor day weekend is the traditional end of summer -- and of the summer movie season. the thriller "don't breathe" figures to remain atop the box office but a couple of new movies -- and a returning favorite -- are here to mix things up. david daniel has a look. "when i first saw you, i felt like i knew you, and i couldn't stop seeing my life with you." moviegoers looking for romance this weekend can look for "the light between oceans." real-life couple michael fassbender and aliciai world war one on an island off australia. analysts expect "oceans" to debut as high as nine-million dollars over the four-day weekend. "within a month, walking and talking... within six months, it exceeded our wildest expectations." "morgan," about a "synthetic humanoid" who causes problems for its creators, will attempt to take some of the thriller audience away from "don't breathe." kate mara and anya taylor-joy star in the low-budget pic, which is
"somewhere out there is my family." families looking for a holiday weekend movie can revisit "finding dory." the animated sequel is already the year's highest-grossing movie, but disney saw an opportunity, so "dory" is expanding this weekend from a few hundred theaters to nearly three-thousand... bringing a whole new meaning to "just keep swimming." in hollywood, i'm david daniel. ((kirsten joyce)) the spirit of gene wilder continues to live on this labor day weekend. because you'll be catch some of his clic >> amc theatres will be playing "willy wonka and the chocolate factory" and "blazing saddles" at 55 theaters across the country. you'll be able to catch them at "amc town square." and tickets for this weekend's shows are five dollars../// we'll be right back........///
the clark county school district is one step closer to finalizing their reorganization plan. the action taken ...that's moving the plan forward. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... new footage released of the shooting that injured an nhp trooper. ((patrick walker)) >> and... hurricane hermine slams into florida's gulf coast. we'll take a look at the damage. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> hurricane hermine is bearing down on florida's big bend area ...after making landfall overnight. thanks for waking up with us i'm kirsten joyce ((patrick walker)) >> and i'm patrick walker in for brian. the category 1 storm already took aim at the state's gulf coast.. pounding areas with heavy rain. forecasters fear the system could even trigger tornadoes. don champion has the latest from the florida panhandle.