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it's been a windy weekend and monday is off to a rough start! sherry is tracking the gusts to see when things will calm down across the valley. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... it's a big day for professional sports in las vegas... we're live with the latest on the nfl stadium bill... ahead of the governor's signing ((brian loftus)) >> and... more students donning their caps and gowns .. the presidents announcement of the record rise in graduation rates. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 neno valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> i'm kirsten joyce. ((sherry swensk)) >> and i'm sherry swensk... = the wind howling all night ... it is pretty blustery out there!
((sherry swensk)) some really strong winds overnight that have approached high wind warning criteria. .............. let's check some of those gusts as and keeps the winds cranking through the morning hours. and also ushering in some cooler temps for a couple of days. ............. gusts have exceeded 50 mph in the south end of the valley and even 60 mph out at red rock overnight and early this morning. ............. we should see plenty of sunny skies...
kirsten joyce >> governor sandoval is expected to sign the stadium bill later this morning ... approving 750- million dollars in public money for the nfl arena. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live on u-n-l-v's campus... where the governor will give his john hancock. ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... the governor is expected to sign the bill around 11-o'clock this morning... right here at u-n-l-v. and some are calling this one of the biggest plays ever made in nevada history. for anyone that's been following the stadium saga... you'll know today marks a major milestone. the senate and assembly passed the stadium bill during a special session last week. assembly- members heard both sides of the argument before
yes votes to 13 no's... barely getting the two-thirds vote required. a lot of issues held up the vote including a controversial n-dot roads report that suggested possibly giving preference to construction projects near the stadium over other work around the valley. those who voted for the stadium say it will help generate thousands of jobs... and give u-n-l-v a new home to play football: ((len jessup // unlv president: this is huge, this is probably one of most difficult fundamental building blocks that we need to have put in place for a top-tier plan so i'm estatic.)) >> the rebels will play in the state of the art nearly two billion-dollar stadium. no other college team in the country can claim that. tax-payers will pay for nearly 40-percent of the stadium... but won't see any of the profits. some lawmakers feel the final decision to approve the stadium bill was rushed and will have ramifications at the polls next month when voters decide whether or not to re-elect many assembly- members back into office.
the bill later on this morning... putting las vegas one step closer to an n-f-l city. brian, kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) >> michael, once the governor signs the bill... getting a team here isn't a done deal, correct? ((michael stevens)) >> demetria, how are the roads? here's what things look like at i-15 and 215 (south beltway) should be a pretty typical
((brian loftus)) we have new information this morning about a deadly crash that happened on bruce near owens last night. metro police say a 37- year- old man was struck and killed while jaywalking .. investigators say the driver in the vehicle took off.. last seen driving northbound on bruce. this is the 87th person killed in metro's jurisdiction so far this year. if you have any information about this crash .. call crimestopppers./// ((brian loftus)) the man that police say shot randomly at cars along the i-15 this weekend, killing a woman ... is expected to make hfi metro police say the suspect, 29 year- old kenneth mcdonald, shot at least 3 vehicles saturday morning on the freeway near sahara. 48 year old tracey donahue was killed .. her husband was also shot but is in stable condition. shortly after the shooting, police say mcdonald was armed and tried to sexually assault a woman at a cvs near windmill and las vegas boulevard. the suspect then barricaded himself in the building .. after some time, he finally came out ..
exchanged between him and the officers. a few minutes later, mcdonald puts his hands up in the air and is taken down by police and their k9 unit. mcdonald is now charged with murder ... and is expected to face more charges./// ((kirsten joyce)) metro police have identified the officers involved in the deadly shooting of a robbery suspect that led them on a chase across the valley. officers john squeo .. christopher gowens .. travis swartz .. .and erik lindberg are now on paid administrative leave, pending the investigation. officer swartz has been with the department since 2008 .. metro says the officers tried to get the suspect to pull over wednesday night .. but the suspect took off and drove for several miles across town. the suspect finally stopped on 215 near hualapai .. and had a gun .. that's when metro police say the officers were forced to open fire. the suspect died on scene .. his name not yet released./// ((kirsten joyce)) every wednesday, we ask the sheriff questions from the viewers in our morning cup of joe segment in the 6am hour. to submit a question... just go to las vegas now dot
((brian loftus)) still to come on 8 news now good day.. taking back one of iraq's biggest cities ... ((kirsten joyce)) >> the operation that began earlier this morning .. to kick isis out. ((brian loftus)) plus... delays through the convention corridor are driving people crazy... demetria called up the county and got some answers. ((kirsten joyce)) and... a hit in the face .. sparks a budding romance on the football field .. the humorous proposal during one of sunday's games./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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((kirsten joyce)) new this morning .. the president says the high school graduation rate in our country has reached a new record high of 83- point- 2- percent. ((brian loftus)) >> here's a look at nevada's numberfr education: we've steadily rose from 62- percent in the 2010- 2011 school year ... up to 71- point- 3- percent in the 2014- 2015 school year ... which was just released today./// ((demetria obilor)) love is trending online this morning ... the new york giants odell beckham, junior got engaged during yesterday's football game: (( obj: she said yes!! )) ((demetria obilor)) >> he got down on one knee and proposed to the kickers net
o-b-j gave it a big smooch last week./// ((demetria obilor)) this is all in good fun .. after he got into a fight with the net last month. he was upset about losing to the washinton redskins in the final minutes .. he went over and kicked the net ... but the net got the last laugh because it came back and whacked o-b-j in the face./// sherry, how's the weather?
way. ............. down near 80 degrees today and calmer winds by the afternoon.... .............. then northerly breezes tomorrow and cooler air makes its way to the desert by midweek and highs only in the 70s by wednesday. ......... ................. rain and snow up north and gusty winds too. ............... then a big warm-up back to near
u-s track star has been shot and killed in kentucky. tyson gay's daughter..... 15-year-old trinity was shot in the neck when a group of men in two vehicles began shooting at each other. she was taken to the hospital, where she later died. police say they're now questioning two people of interest .. they're still searching for one of the vehicles involved. trinity was a rising track star .. taking after her father./// ((kirsten joyce)) and "rolling stone" magazine's defamation lawsuit is expected to start today. they're being sued by a former after the magazine's 2014 article about an alleged gang rape. in it .. an anonymous woman said she was raped and beat by several men at a fraternity party in 2012. it was later retracted.. nicole eramo ... who was associate dean of students at the time .. says she believes the article cast her as a villan .. and indicated that she was instrumental in persuading jackie not to report the rape./// ((brian loftus)) a military operation...... to recapture iraq's second largest city from isis control...is now
prime minister announced the start of the offensive in mosul earlier today... they say forces with the iraqi army and national police will make an effort to avoid civilian casualties. u-s defense secretary ash carter is praising the move...calling it a decisive moment./// ((brian loftus)) and starting today .. you can now bring home all the cuban cigars and rum you want. the obama administrations new rule goes into effect today... allowing travelers to buy as much as they want-- for personal consumption only. however, you can't order the goods online. normalize relations between the two countries .. who were once cold war enemies./// ((kirsten joyce)) not all money is created equal ... ((brian loftus)) >> the warning about using prepaid cards... and the lack of protection they offer .. coming up in today's 8 on your side. ((kirsten joyce)) and it's time for today's facebook contest. register to win on our facebook page. good luck!/// ((brian loftus))
banks. some people prefer to use things like walmart money cards for their financial needs. that's what cathy chooses to do. she wrote me recently when she bought a prepaid walmart card and put her entire paycheck on it. unfortunately ... fraud was detected on the card ... and her $600 paycheck got caught in the middle. for 2 months she claims she could not get her $600 back from walmart... and she wanted my help. we reached out to the folks who run the walmart bank cards ... and investigating the fraud claims. but soon after our inquiry ... they did cut her a check for $600 dollars .. and also gave her a $50 gift card for the trouble. the lesson here is simple... using those cards in lieu of traditional banking isn't any safer or secure than a traditional bank. in fact walmart money cards are run by a bank... and banking rules apply. that means fraud must be reported within 60 days ... and investigation are long. refunds can take weeks if not
cards look like credit cards .. doesn't make them credit cards. and they don't offer the same protection. they're basically the same as cash. thankfully this story has a happy ending for cathy ... but the biggest lesson -- is always keep an eye on your money -- --and if you need someone on your side .. remember i'm always watching out for you. i'm michelle mortensen./// ((kirsten joyce)) >> if you have a consumer problem you'd like michelle to look into.. call the 8 on your side hotline at( demetria, what's driving people crazy? demetria obilor dale wants to know, "the far right lane on eastbound convention center dr. at paradise rd. convention center dr. at paradise rd. is a right-turn and through lane. drivers who want to turn right get caught behind all of the traffic heading to the las vegas convention center once the light turns red. can't they change this to a
working to improve convention center between lv blvd. and paradise. while you can expect a good handful of pedestrian improvements once the project wraps ups, unfortunately, the lane markings will stay the same. the far right lane will remain a right-turn and through lane, which will allow traffic to continue on to the las vegas convention center or turn south onto paradise. once the project is over, the county says they could study the intersection to see if a modification is warranted. anyone cae this project is scheduled to finish up some time this month. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) dare- devil pilots zipping and racing around high above the las vegas motor speedway ... ((brian loftus)) >> a look from inside the cockpit .. at this weekend's red bull air races. ((kirsten joyce)) and show us how you're celebrating fall by uploading a photo under the contest section on our 8 news now facebook page. up to 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8
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week... gusts to 60 mph so far... and wind advisory in place until 11 a.m. ................ a rollercoaster of temps this week as a couple of systems pass by us to the north and keep the wind generator going and cooler air filtering our way. ............... calmer winds by the afternoon.... .............. then northerly breezes tomorrow and cooler air makes its way to the desert by midweek and highs only in the 70s by wednesday. ......... mornings in the chilly 50s. ................. rain and snow up north and gusty winds too.
near 90 by the weekend. ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valleys near 90 by the weekend. ((kirsten joyce)) las vegas is about to become an n-f-l city. ((brian loftus)) >> governor brian sandoval expected to sign the stadium bill into law this morning at unlv. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live on campus with a look at the deal. michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... the governor... along with a number of local leaders are expected here on campus around 11-o'clock this morning...
once the stadium bill is signed into law... it clears the way for a new stadium that could be home to both u-n-l-v football and the raiders. you'll remember... lawmakers met in a special session last week narrowly approving the bill that increases the hotel tax to raise the 7-hundred and 50-mil for the new n-f-l facility: ((tommy white // labors union business manager: i was sweating i was going this is coming down to the end it's like all the way down to the 1 yard line somebody's gonna throw us out someway ((michael stevens)) >> the bill passage is also a big win for the las vegas convention and visitors authority. it's giving them more than 400-million dollars to get going on construction to create about 600-thousand square feet of new exhibit space where the riviera once stood. it's also expected to create more than 20-thousand construction and permanent jobs combined.
to take place around 11-o'clock this morning... and of course, we'll be covering it on our news at noon. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) >> michael, remind the viewers... where this new stadium could be located? ((michael stevens)) >> right now, there's two potential locations... one is at the bali hai golf course at the south end of the strip. the second is just down the street near russell road. roads? there's a crash on westbound 215 and south decatur. the right shoulder is blocked off right now. expect to see lane restrictiosn
the toddler was shot and taken to the hospital in critical condition .. police say her condition has since been upgraded to stable. officers want to remind gun owners, to keep them locked up or in a gun safe .. to prevent tragic accidents like this one./// ((kirsten joyce)) still to come on 8 news now good day... the fbi getting involved .. after a firebombing over the weekend ... ((brian loftus)) >> the investigation into who is responsible for setting a gop headquarters on fire. ((kirsten joyce)) plus.. a heated senate debate ... right here on 8 news now .. a look at the highlig joe heck took to the stage./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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carolina couple together. hurricane matthew tore through their new home and after they evacuated, burglars stole many of their wedding items. word got around .. and soon, donations started pouring in from friends, family and stores in the area... until finally, they had everything they needed to tie theo the bride said 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. [ "i feel closer to you everyday. if we can get through that, then we can probably get through anything." )) ((sherry swensk)) >> she says the past week brought their families closer
week as a couple of systems pass by us to the north and keep the wind generator going and cooler air filtering our way. .. down near 80 degrees today and calmer windb .............. then northerly breezes tomorrow and cooler air makes its way to the desert by midweek and highs only in the 70s by wednesday. ......... mornings in the chilly 50s. ................. rain and snow up north and gusty winds too. ............... then a big warm-up back to near 90 by the weekend.
from election day ... ((brian loftus)) >> the latest cbs news poll shows democratic nominee hillary clinton leading republican nominee donald trump .. by 6 points across key states. trump's team spent the weekend casting doubt on the u-s election system. his adviser rudy giuliani votes in inner cities .. this .. after several women have accused trump of sexual assault. meanwhile- wikileaks published more emails linked to clinton's campaign. the most recent showing aides struggling to respond to the l-g-b-t community after the democratic nominee praised nancy reagan for stating a "national conversation" about aids in the '80's./// ((brian loftus)) and the fbi and atf have joined the investigation into this weekend's fire- bombing at a county gop headquarters in north
spraypainted on the side of the building ... reading "nazi republicans leave town or else" along with a swastika. fortunately, no one was injured. the north carolina republican party is calling the incident a hate crime and says they're increasing security.//// ((kirsten joyce)) clark county just reacted a major milestone-- some 1 million registered voters! ((brian loftus)) >> tomorrow is the deadline to register .. and it's also the day of the third and final presidential debate, taking place at the thomas and mack. netw around campus this weekend .. there are 5 thousand journalists attending, as well as 1- thousand student volunteers and hundreds of community leaders. it costs about 30- million dollars to put on. the university will reportedly receive 85 million dollars market value's worth of publicity. nevada has never hosted a general election debate of any kind!/// ((kirsten joyce)) and catherine cortez masto and joe heck did not hold back during their only debate right here on channel 8
race to replace retiring senator harry reid. one of the heated topics was a potential government shut down. (( catherine cortez masto: "well, congressman heck's already done it. he voted to shut down the government and continued with the sequestration, so i don't know why he's raising his hand." joe heck: "well, there was never a vote to shut down the government." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> the two also sparred over immigration, supreme court nominees, rising costs of healthcare... refugees and gun background checks. if you missed friday's debate ... you can watch it on our website, ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters. you can find all things politics both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((brian loftus)) got a question for one of the valley's mayors? you're in luck! ((kirsten joyce)) >> this morning we're joined by the leader of henderson. mayor andy hafen answers your questions next on 8 news now good day. plus. ((i'm norah o'donnell, kings of leon talks to anthony mason about the band's new sound, and what keeps the musical family together.
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monday mornings with the mayor./// ((sherry swensk)) a windy start to the work week... gusts to 60 mph so far... and wind the work week... gusts to 60 mph so far... and wind advisory in place until 11 a.m. some clouds around but we should see a fair amount of sunshine today. ................ thanks miriam albright for your photo of the sunrise this weekend. .................... a rollercoaster of temps this week as a couple of systems pass by us to the north and keep the wind generator going and cooler air filtering our way. .......... down near 80 degrees today and calmer winds by the afternoon.... .............. then northerly breezes tomorrow
only in the 70s by wednesday. ......... mornings in the chilly 50s.... with clear skies overnight will really feel chillier. ................. highs today at 80 degrees is definitely on target for normal. ............... the mountains have a high wind warning through the morning with gusts possibly up to 70 mph before noon. .... then a big warm-up back to near 90 by the weekend. demetria, how are the roads?
las vegas motor speedway this weekend .. for the red bull air show! ((kirsten joyce)) >> they had to end early ... because of 30- mile per hour- plus winds.. but not before pilots got to spend some time zipping across the sky. germany came in first place for the first time and australia took second. third place was reserved for an austrian pilor who died in a helicopter crash last month. the red bull air races were created back in 2003 and feature some of the best race pilots in the world. pilts miles per hour./// thanks for joining us. "c-b-s this morning" starts right now.///
toerm to our viewers in the west it is monday, october 17th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." overnight american ar planes and special operation commandos have launched one of the offensives against isis. we are on the front lines with iraq's army about to reclaim the country's second largest city. >> the fire bombing of a republican office in north carolina is being called political terrorism by local leaders. federal investigators are now joining the hunt for who is responsible. >> donald trump doubles down on his claims he's fighting against a rigged election, and hacked e-mails from wikileaks appear to show hillary clinton's campaign struggling with questions about her character. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye