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way at agassp the petition they've started to prevent a takeover. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... open enrollment in nevada kicks off today .. how to pick the best health insurance plan for you. ((brian loftus)) >> and... the cooler temps could have you reaching for a jacket before you head out the door! sherry is tracking the forecast to see how long the chill will last. ((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)) thanks for waking up with
valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. ..open enrollment for nevada's silver state health insurance exchange begins today. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live in our newsroom .. to show us how to sign up. michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... as we've seen in the past... as we've seen in the past... signing up on health care by yourself on sites like these can be a little confusing... health exchange is holding a kick-off event at cashman convention center to answer any questions. you have from now until january 1st to sign-up for health care using "nevada health link"... which is our statewide site you'll shop for plans. open enrollment is only 12-weeks out of the year... people with the exchange say there's over 3-hundred and 50-thousand people in the state
uninsured and insured. in the past... new enrollee's have said it's much easier... with someone guiding you through the process: (( i was explaining some previous problems i had doing it on my own, not coming to one of these things. and it here going through an actual broker to help you was so worth it. ))
>> workers for the exchange say last year's open enrollment campaign saw record breaking numbers... and they upped the number of people getting enrolled by 20-percent compared to the year before. nevada health link... the only state certified online health insurance marketplace offers... many different plans to account for varying family, financial or medical condition, including diabetes or cancer. again, if you need help signing-up on that site... a k- today... from 3-until 8-tonight... at the cashman convention center. brian, kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) >> michael, is this really only for the unisured? or can people with employer health plans shop too? ((michael stevens)) >> kirsten,
insurance, through your employer for example, you aren't required to enroll through nevada health link but you can check out new and possibly cheaper plans through the online marketplace. ((sherry swensk)) we're wishing the el cortez a very happy birthday! the hotel is celebrating 75 years today .. with what else, a champagne toast with las vegas mayor carolyn goodman. casino floor .. the el cortez is the longest, continuously running hotel and casino in las vegas. about 3 years after it opened, the el cortez was purchased by several known mobsters... one was bugsy siegel... and has been sold several times since./// sherry, how's the weather? ((sherry swensk))
welcome to november afr the weather was such a treat. ............ the morning is a little chilly with temps in the 50s. as the day goes on... high clouds will be increasing. ............... a cooler and messy system bringing snow and rain up north will have a slightly cooler influence on the desert today. ............. highs will just make it into the low 70s around the valley by this afternoon. demetria, how are the roads?
the victim was not in a crosswalk at the time. the woman was taken to the hospital, where she later died. metro says the 31 year old male driver is cooperating with police .. and speed and alcohol were not factors in this crash. this marks the 92nd person killed on valley roadways in metro's jurisdiction so far this year./// ((kirsten joyce)) we're getting our first look at the man metro police arrested .. accused in the death of a 7 year old boy. the child died sunday afternoon .. at the seigel suites on boulder highway near flamingo. was a victim of child abuse. officers have arrested this man .. 31 year old kenneth robinson on an open charge of murder. he is not a family member. police say the boy was found with his mother and 4 other children inside the home.. the mother is not facing any charges, but the children are now in the care of child protective services during this investigation./// brian loftus >> major changes could be on the way to andre agassi college preparatory academy. kirsten joyce >> a vote could happen tomorrow .. creating a potential takeover or
8 news now reporter nia wong joins us live outside the school .. where many students say they are not happy about this decision. nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. a teacher at this school tipped us off of a possible partnership with a group called democracy prep. they're asking for signatures on a petition .. saying democracy prep's policies would be unacceptable for the students. >> the teachers are trying to get as many signatures as they can before tomorrow's board meeting. they wan democracy prep ... which is described as a more rigorous and structured school model. according to their website, they're built on a practice called "no excuses". some of the differences agassi prep could see are: no religious holiday's off. silent hallways during passing periods. class on saturday's and longer school days.... something that's a big concern for parents we spoke with: ((janet hill / parent: "children need to be social. they have to be social. for 10 hours just doing math, and english, and science, i
social time, that gives a child a character and personality, you know, where is that?" )) ((nia wong)) >> since agassi prep is tight-lipped on the matter right now... we really don't know what aspects of democracy prep will be enforced at agassi. ((nia wong)) >> the governing board is expected to vote on the partnership wednesday at 5:30 in the school cafeteria. p ((brian loftus)) >> any word from andre agassi, himself? ((nia wong)) from andre agassi, himself? ((nia wong)) >> not yet. we are told agassi will be on campus this morning. teachers and nobody else from the school will talk to us about this until wednesday. kirsten. ((brian loftus)) a former unlv rebel .. behind bars in l-a ... ((kirsten joyce)) the charges he now faces
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and we'll see more high clouds today...and a high of low 70s today. the sunrise and sunset will be an hour earlier this weekend. .... rain and snow across the northwest and california. ........................ high clouds will stream into southern nevada today. .......... temps will be cooler in the low 70s... and then warmer through the week and heading toward the weekend with near 80 degrees as we fall back to standard time. now to demetria for a
police now say 6 people are dead after a school bus and commuter bus crashed ... officers say no children were on board the school bus at the time of the crash... and school officials confirmed no children died. no word yet on the cause of the crash./// ((brian loftus)) a former unlv football player is expected to appear before an l-a judge today on suspicion of murder charges. the l-a times reports 34- year- old dietrich canterberry is bail.. police say he beat a 29- year- old man to death outside a hollywood nightclub over the weekend. canterberry played defensive line for unlv from 2000 through 2003./// ((kirsten joyce)) las vegas finally seems to be back on its feet after the burst of the housing bubble ... ((brian loftus)) >> but could there be another one looming? the i- team's george knapp looks into the possible signs.. next on good day. ((kirsten joyce)) and it's time for today's facebook contest. register to win on our facebook page.
a long dark period. ((brian loftus)) >> home sales and values are up and the tens of thousands of jobs lost have been recouped, according to state officials. ((kirsten joyce)) >> but as the i-team's george knapp reports, there are warning signs that we might be headed for another housing bubble. remember scenes like this one..constables ordering people to get out of their homes? constable: right now, you just need to get a few okay. owner...and go where? thats; the problem. i don't know where to go. for a period, there were 300 foreclosure evictions per day in clark county....130,000 in a four year period. las vegas led the nation in ways no one could have imagined. barbara buckley.former nevada assemblywoman: 2011 "desert underwater" we are first in the nation in defaults, first in foreclosures, first in bankruptcies, first in unemployment. the human cost was staggering. beatrice cortinas and her
years into a tent in their backyard. they fought the bank, but now, five years later, they've finally conceded defeat. armando cortinas: real bad. i work all my life for this house, and then now it's gone. beatrice cortinas: then it's been very hard. it's been very hard. the numbers are staggering.... 70,000 construction jobs vanished, seemingly overnight. 186,000 jobs were lost across the board. rate was close t0 15% 65% of all nevada homeowners owed more than their homes were worth. the foreclosure rate in nevada was 5 times the national average. banks failed. huge projects were cancelled. personal bankruptcies soared. some just walked away from their homes. other trashed them to punish the banks. entire neighborhoods became foreclosure ghettos, squatters and criminals moved into vacant
it was tough on everyone. nobody escaped it nobody escaped it. attorney tisha black represented many developers and homebuilders. she knows of 26 suicides. tisha they'd worked their whole lives and not only lost their house, but people who lost their business. people were decimated. heather murren: it was 11 trillion dollars in household wealth that was wiped out during the course of the financial crisis. former wall street analyst h presidential commission which investigated the crisis. she thinks that reforms since then make it tougher for something of that magnitutde to happen again, but says smaller regional bubbles could grow, then burst, and las vegas is showing some signs. heather: 731 we're starting to see it now. certainly housing prices have risen. the demand for housing has escalated to levels that haven't been seen since 2005 or thereabouts. land prices are riging. home values shot up more than 7
steadily, even though, tisha black notes, we still have not seen the full brunt of the previous collapse. tisha: in the last 6 months, i'm getting some new cases on short sales and loan modifications. we're still top 5 consistently in foreclosures. a full quarter of our inventory have still not dealt with being underwater. gk so there's more coming? tisha. oh yeah, yeah >> there was plenty of blame to go around...federal regulators who failed to do their jobs..investors and homeowners looking to get rich quick... ((brian loftus)) >> but the fingerprints of wall street banks were all over the crisis. bankers paid tens of billions in fines, but despite engineering the largest theft in human history, none of them went to prison./// demetria, what's driving people crazy? demetria obilor
town, and i've noticed road work going on along cliff shadows parkway. can you tell me what's going on?" i reached out to the city of las vegas to find out what's going on. j.p., you're most likely seeing the construction of the access road to summerlin village 26 reverence. the city says the access road comes off cliff shadows parkway and hugs the beltway until it enters into the community. cox cable has also been in the are working with fiber cable on as well. just west of 215, as well. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. we'll be right back./// ((kirsten joyce))
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now faces for making terrorist threats ... and plotting a school shooting. ((brian loftus)) >> plus... major changes could be coming to agassi prep academy including silent hallways... how teachers are trying to stop a potential partnership. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... november ushering in some cold temperatures .. how long the chilly weather will last. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on
news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. a local story now making national headlines ... of a student arrested for making terrorist threats. ((kirsten joyce)) >> ccsd police say the teen was allegedly plotting a quote "catastrophic" school shooting. the family of the teen told the i- team their 15 year old son is a freshman at desert oasis high school. ccsd police say the the teen didn't appear to have a vendetta against anyone .. but made plans for a future mass this came to light ... after concerned students approached school administrators... and an arizona mother overheard a conversation about desert oasis high school and contacted police. metro's armor unit searched the suspect's home .. and found evidence but did not specify just what ... also unclear if the teen had access to weapons. our i-team spoke exclusively to david bach about his son: ((david bach - student's father: i seen my son. he's very sad, very scary.
father: my son is not a terrorist at all. he's just a kid.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> sources told 8 news now there was also a manifesto written by the teen, but ccsd police said they would not discuss evidence right now. officers say the teen could face more charges./// brian loftus teachers at andre agassi prep academy is asking parents .. students .. staff and community members to sign a petition before tomorrow's board meeting. kirsten joyce >> they're trying to prevent a potential takeover or partnership with democracy prep academy. 8 news now reporter nia near mlk and lake mead with the details. nia? ((nia wong)) >> a teacher tipped us off but school officials are being tight- lipped about this issue until after tomorrow's vote .. but we were able to get a copy of a letter sent to parents by teachers at the academy... saying the other school's policies woul be unacceptable for the students. >> what we do know about democracy prep is they're built
they're built on a practice called "no excuses". that's according to their website. they already operate 17 schools across the country...cateri ng to underprivileged children... and pride themselves on being a leader in urban charter turnaround. some of the changes agassi prep could see are: no religious holiday's off. silent hallways during passing periods. classes on saturday's. the biggest concern among parents we've spoken with? longer school days... (( jeff barlow, parent: "it's kind of surprising to me that they woulevenoidermething ) >> some parents are calling the at this point...we don't know which parts of democracy prep's model would be implemented here. ((nia wong)) >> the governing board is expected to vote on the partnership wednesday at 5:30 in the school cafeteria. reporting live nia wong. 8 news now./// sherry, how's the weather?
morning... with 50s around the valley.... and a high of low 70s today. the sunrise and sunset will be an hour earlier this weekend. .... high clouds will stream into southern nevada today. .......... temps will be cooler in the low 70s... and then warmer through the week and heading toward the weekend with near 80 degrees as we fall back to standard time. demetria, how are the roads?
interaction and information and just find out what carriers are available, what plans are available.)) ((michael stevens)) >> workers for the exchange and you have until january 31st to sign-up. remember... this is a very important deadline. it's because the affordable care act mandates everyone to have health insurance... and if you don't -- you could pay a fine that comes outf last year -- those fines were 6-hundred and 95 dollars per adult... and about 3-hundred and 47 bucks per kid. nevada health link... the only state certified online health insurance marketplace offers... many different plans to account for varying family, financial or medical conditions, including diabetes or cancer. and people with the exchange site say they'll help you shop for what's best for you: ((janel davis // silver state health insurance exchange: they can talk to a person, get face-to-face interaction and information and just find out
available.)) ((michael stevens)) >> workers for the exchange say last year's open enrollment campaign saw record breaking numbers... and they upped the number of people getting enrolled by 20-percent compared to the year before. people with the exchange say there's over 3-hundred and 50-thousand people in the state without healthcare and they want to close the gap between the uninsured and insured. ((brian loftus)) >> michael, what if people can't ma can they get help signing up past today? ((michael stevens)) >> yes. you'll want to go to nevada health clinton making one final stop in the valley ... ((kirsten joyce)) >> her final push for your vote... before election day. ((brian loftus)) we'll be right back on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader.///
demetria obilor. this is 8 news now good day)) ((kirsten joyce)) today marks one week until ((brian loftus)) >> hillary clinton is coming to the valley one last time before the nation goes out to cast their vote. she'll be in town tomorrow... just two days before early voting ends. no word on all of the details .. but we do know this will be a public event. we'll let you know once we learn more details./// ((brian loftus)) and the fbi does not believe they will finish the investigation into hillary clinton's emails prior to election day.
discovered emails belongton to clinton's top aide huma abedin. they were found on her estranged husband, anthony weiner's laptop. the fbi is looking for messages that came from clinton, or may contain classified information. clinton's campaign is now accusing the fbi director of a double standard-- for disclosing this probe.. but staying silent on its investigations into donald trump's alleged ties to russia./// ((brian loftus)) 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./// b the republican or democratic party .. there is another option-- the pizza party. ((kirsten joyce)) >> that's right .. marco's pizza is offering voters free pizza on election day. they're giving out a voucher for a medium 1- topping pizza when you get out and vote. good news-- if you'd like to choose the 'pizza party' .. there are three locations across the valley./// sherry how's the
it's cool this morning... with 50s around the valley.... and a batch of thicker high clouds moving into the valley before daybreak right now. ..................... defnitely a cooler start to november than the last weekend of october. we had mid 80s for the weekend... down to mid 70s for halloween and now a cooler high of low 70s today. the sunrise and sunset will b .... high clouds will stream into southern nevada today. .......... north breezes set in for tonight and tomorrow in the mountains and along the river... and then warmer through the week and heading toward the weekend with near 80 degrees as we fall back to standard time. demetria, how are the
starting to see more traffic along 215 and warm springs along the south beltway.re traffic the westbound lanes are slowing down. right lane closures are in effect due to the county's airport connector project. up in the northwest, crews are still working on the state's centennial bowl interchange project. expect to see some restrictions, especially overnight. we'll be right back./// rose.coming up, a closer look at the (( i'm charlie rose.coming up, a closer look at the fallout over the rising costs of obamacare. what small business owners say about the increases. that's coming up, on cbs this morning.)) ///
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the 9-1-1 calls to be released .. from omar t however, the judge held off on a ruling ... regarding the hundreds of other calls made by victims during the massacre. (("911. this call is being recorded." "this is mateen. i want to let you know i'm in orlando and i did the shooting." "i pledge my allegiance to al-baghdadi of the islamic state." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> he then made another phone
police negotiator... saying the shooting was revenge for a u-s airstrike that killed an isis leader. mateen then made his demands: (("om: you have to tell america to stop bombing syria and iraq. they are killing a lot of innocent people. what am i to do here when my people are getting killed over there." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >>throughout the three-hour-long standoff, the negotiator repeatedly tries to get mateen to share information on what's going on inside the club and to come out peacefully. eventually, police breached a wall in the club... and killed mateen in a shootout in u-s history ... 49 people died that night./// ((brian loftus)) investigators are trying to figure out exactly what caused this massive and deadly gas explosion in alabama. it went up in flames yesterday in the eastern part of the state .... sparking wildfires and evacuations. at least one person working at the scene was killed .. several others injured .. workers are now letting the fuel burn out./// sherry, how's the weather today? demetria, how are the
thinner at times today... and they will obscure the sun from time to time. .......... temps will be nearly 15 degrees cooler than the weekend today .................... winds should be light for the valley... but increasing from the north along the river and up in the mountains tonight and tomorrow. ............. then a wa pretty impressive warm up again for the weekend up to around 80 again. demetria, how are the roads?
now good day... in new york burger king gave their customers a scare dressing up as the ghost of mcdonalds. the entire restaurant was covered in a white sheet with cut out eye holes and had mcdonalds written in black spray paint. the sign read boooo!, just kidding we still flame broil our burgers./// ((brian loftus)) halloween is over .. but if you're like us, we're still sharing photos of our costumes! and wean photos under the contest section on our 8 news now facebook page and you could win an 8 news now mug. the lucky viewers are announced every friday./// ((kirsten joyce)) and you're not the only one enjoying halloween! several of us looked a little different here at 8 news now yesterday ... here's a look at some of our costumes. we even had a pumpkin bowling contest and a chili cook off! it
good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, november 1st, 2016. welcome to cbs this morning. the election is one week away and the fbi is rushing to assess all e-mails that may be tied to hillary clinton. top aide promises to cooperation. a deadly explosion, drivers could face higher gas prices. voters could decide next week whether recreational mayor could be legal. take a look at how it will affect the rest of america. >> your world in 90 seconds. >> the president doesn't believe