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a child is shot after a gun is left out in the open. we'll have the full story coming up..... ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...wildfires are burning through out the valley as we speak. we'll see how much land the blaze has torched. ((brian loftus)) >> and...we take a look outside with sherry and see some of the strong winds blowing through the valley. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) recovering this morning after she was shot in her own home.... thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> i'm kirsten joyce the shooting happend near craig and lamb yesterday afternoon... metro says the child's mother 30 year-old shaletres townsend left her handgun in a bedroom where children were playing. they went on to say that the gun accidentally went off... leading to the toddler getting
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grant rogers/las vegas metro: >> "unfortunately, the initial report was that it was accidental or self-inflicted but our detectives are out here and they're interviewing everybody 36 so it's very early on in the investigation so i can't say 100 percent." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> the 4 year old is in stable condition in umc. police also want to remind gun owners to invest in a gun safe or proper locks to keep firearms out of the hands of children./// ((kirsten joyce)) police have arrested a man accused of shooting and 27-year-old ivan cotton faces the charge of murder with a deadly weapon. the shooting happened saturday near jones and shinecock hills. the victim was found inside a car... she was taken to u-m-c where she later died./// ((brian loftus)) this weekend the quest to find the top dog is underway in the valley. metro police and a local non-profit are hosting the police k-9 trials at the orleans hotel. more than 40 police k-9 teams from across the country are competing. the first leg of the tournament
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were put to the test. sunday's event was open to the public and showcased some of the most crucial skills that come with the job of a k-9 officer... like when and when not to apprehend a suspect. (( sgt. joshua bitsko metro police >> "this is one of the biggest community events that lvmpd puts on why i say that is you look up and see thousands of people is positive everybody likes dogs so i get out i walk around with my dog it's and ice breaker so people come up and talk to me and maybe then i can also help get the message out for our police department and what we're looking to do")) this is the 26th year of the k-9 trials. the event also raises money for retired k-9 officers for things like medical bills./// ((brian loftus)) if have a question you wanted to ask metro... let us know! every wendsday we ask sheriff joe lombardo questions from the viewers every wednesday... during morning cup of joe. to submit a question... go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss" section. you can find out if your question was chosen.. every wednesday between 6:30 and 7 a-m./// sherry how's the
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now a 60-plus mph wind gust in the south valley and close to that out at red rock. gust in ... temps in the 60s around the valley so cooler air filtering in with a cold front. ......... even cooler air mid week with sunny skies. ..... rain and snow up north. .
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80 by the afternoon. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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((demetria obilor)) the eastbound 215 ramp to mccarran weekend closure. i just learned that they had to reopen things early due to the wind. there are still no crashes out there. back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce)) residents of the bay area
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bay area bridge. ((brian loftus)) >> coming up on good day we'll see how long it'll take for the bridge to be completely
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((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. so you can imagine what i thought when i saw donald trump say... "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he is talking about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms."
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there it goes))
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bridge in san francisco is slowly being taken down the first round of implosions started over the weekend ... but it's not like the kind of implosions you might be use to. it was actually and underwater implosion. crews used more than 8- thousand pounds of explosives to take out a massive support pier of the old bay bridge. there a13 ((brian loftus)) yet another unexpected twist in the takedown of the broadway bridge in little rock, arkansas ... ((kirsten joyce)) >> one arch remains... standing. charmaine nero reports. "i was scared." lola hendrix and her family got up early just to come down to see the remnants of the broadway
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implode)) "i just wanted to see and walk the bridge, but we didn't know it was going to..." boom" " a few sirens.... and then the main event.... ((sot pop)) - explosion the second round of explosions expected to bring down the remainder of the three arches....left one still standing. ((danny, ahtd)) "they put it down too far into the concrete arches to be effective, so what we had was total implosion of the two arches." many saying this bridge proving again it just doesn't go. (( carolyn rasner, spectator)) "i think if something is built to stand we should carry it into the future as much as we can." arkansas highway and transportation department officials say crews will continue working to remove debris from the water - as well as the remainining arch. ((danny straessle, ahtd)) "they can't leave debris that is larger than the size of a bowling ball and they have to pull the rebar or the steel reinforcement
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bittersweet...wh en the bridge she remembers - is completely changed. ((lola hendrix, watched bridge implode)) "it's going to be sad, because i've been over that bridge a lot." ((kirsten joyce)) >> another implosion is expected next week... but this one will be under water. ((brian loftus)) ben affleck is the king of this weekend's box office after his new movie "the accountant" finished in first. ((kirsten joyce)) >> coming up on good day we'll see how much the movie earned. and how other movies did during last weekend's openings./// you're watc now good day. ((brian loftus))
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he's divisive and dangerous. "uh, i don't know what i said. uh... i don't remember." but congressman hardy supports trump 100% and said he'll do whatever trump wants him to do. are a drain on society and that seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government. donald trump and congressman hardy -- divisive and dangerous. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen and i approved this message. man: the tea party republicans in congress want to cut social security. woman: and danny tarkanian wants to join them. man: he is proud to call himself
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al security... woman: ...just like them. woman: risking social security benefits on wall street. man: danny tarkanian would raise the retirement age... woman: just like the tea party republicans in congress. man: they would take away what we've paid for out of every paycheck.
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than later. his departure is rumored to be announced by today. this comes afe conversation with donald trump earlier this month. bush has been off-air since . his attorney says negotiations are moving along but denies media reports that bush reached a 10-million dollars' settlement with n-b-c. bush started hosting the nine a-m hour of nbc's "today" show about two months before the tape leaked out./// ((demetria obilor)) trending now.... it didn't take an "accountant"
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weekend box office. david daniel tallies the top five. "deepwater horizon" dropped two spots to fifth place, earning six-point-four million dollars. eight-point-nine million put "miss peregrine's home for peculiar children" in fourth place. "i really wanted a baby." emily blunt and "the girl on the train" lost the top spot, landing in third place with 11-point-nine- seven million. "dad!" (laughter) "wifi's down." the concert film "kevin hart: what second-place debut, grossing 11-point-nine- eight million. "how did you, um, get into financial consulting?" "department of labor statistics indicates it's one of the fastest-growing professions." "the accountant" had the numbers! the twist-filled thriller starring ben affleck opened on top with a strong 24-point-seven million dollars. in hollywood, i'm david daniel.
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((sherry swensk)) some really strong winds some really strong winds
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.............. let's check some of those gusts as a cold front is swinging through and that will usher in some cooler temps for a couple of days. ..
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in the south end of the valley and out at red rock just in the last half hour. ............. we should see some mostly sunny skies... but rain is moving through northern nevada and california. .......... temps will be cooler today. let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor)) the eastbound 215 ramp to
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weekend closure. i just learned that they had to reopen things early due to the wind. there are still no crashes out there.
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((brian loftus)) coming up at 5-am... corner! ((kirsten joyce)) >> what you should keep in mind when picking through insurance plans... that story and more coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// you're watching 8 news
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with "monday mornings with the mayors." each week we'll hear from one of our southern nevada local mayors. today henderson's mayor andy haffen will be on theshow during our 6am newscast./// ((brian loftus))
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important part of the day. instead kathryn and brad ziemer (zee-mur) used rescue puppies for their professional photos-- in place of the flowers. they couple was married at a club in minneapolis, minnesota. kathryn and brad areboth a part of an organization that rescues dogs from high kill shelters.//// ((kirsten joyce)) north carolina continues to recover from the dangerous flooding from hurrica m including one raleigh couple who decided to get married despite thieves and hurricane matthew hitting their home./// [ "you may kiss the bride."] it was the exact ending tyler ahrendsen and sharifa mattis wanted. [ sharifa - "it happened. we made it." tyler - "we did it. despite all, despite all the trouble and tribulations, we made it." it's been a whirlwind week -- started with winds literally whirling through their new home. the now newlyweds fled when trees toppled -- and then thieves took a turn tearing
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very traumatic thing happening, but we really... we love each other and we want to lean on each other, and we did."] first friends and then strangers started spreading the word about all the wedding items taken from the home -- even shoes sharifa planned to wear on the big day. rocky top hospitality donated dozens of cases of beverages, napkins, cups, and more for the reception. about a dozen other shops sent things as well. [ "vendors, old friends, people we know, people we don't know, strangers justav opened themselves up and really just given from the heart, and really helped us."] sharifa says stress about the house helped her avoid bridezilla moments by reminding her little wedding details don't matter. [ sharifa mattis - "everything that happened just put things in perspective and just kind of reprioritized why we're doing all this and that's because we're in love and we just want to get married and start our family."] she says the past week brought their families closer together, and strengthened their relationship. [ "i feel closer to you everyday.
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anything."] they say they'll take it easy this week, and then rebuild. [ "get back in there." "get back in there, finish it up." "finish the renovations, fill it with some great new memories, and just move on."] in raleigh, robert richardson, cbs north carolina. we'll be right back./// ((sherry swensk)) the desert is where bad guys go when they want to make evidence disappear.
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now on good day... the winds are whipping this morning... with watches and warnings issued across southern nevada. i'll take a look when they'll start to die down.. in your weather now forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- make way for the new nfl stadium! the bill the governor will sign today to make it official. ((brian loftus)) >> and, a deadly shooting on the i-15.. leaves one person dead. what police told the victim's step-daughter.. after her step-mother was killed in a random act of violence. >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks for waking up with us, i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> i'm kirsten joyce. ((sherry swensk)) >> and i'm sherry swensk. > ((sherry swensk))

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