Skip to main content

tv   8 News Now at Noon  CBS  November 3, 2016 12:00pm-12:31pm PDT

12:00 pm
some of the elementary schools include... treem and thorpe... staton... smalley... taylor and alamo. if your kid goes to any of the schools up for re-zoning... members of the commission say a notice will be sent out to parents during winter break. public comment would take place in january and february... giving parents the opportunity to let the commission know if they agree or not with their decision. ((michael stevens)) later next year... these recommendations will go to the board for a possible vote. kirsten? k parents at agassi prep are outraged over possible changes to the school. dozens of moms and dads, along with students..... protested in front of the campus today. this comes after the governing board voted yesterday to move forward with a partnership with an out of state institution, despite extending a vote to finalize the changes. school leaders are citing financial issues.
12:01 pm
stepping in is democracy prep. some parents disagree with the non-profit's model. ((chatavia allen - parent - i feel like they're trying to incorporate like a prison system, ten hour days, 6 days a week, silent lunches. we don't understand why they're making that sudden change.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> tonight, the school is hosting a parent town hall at the school's cafeteria starting at 6 in the evening. the governing board will vote again december 13. ((kirsten joyce)) we may be in for wind tonight. sherry swensk has the areas yo ((sherry swensk)) beautiful blue skies today after those north winds cleaned the air out across southern nevada yesterday. ........... while the north winds have calmed down for the valley they are still bumpy along the river and out toward the lake today. high pressure set up will still keep the winds blowing in those areas
12:02 pm
in place until 5 p.m. today. ............... our skies will stay nice and sunny and temps will steadily rise from low 70s now at noon... to the mid 70s early afternoon... and finally reaching up to near 80 degrees around many valley neighborhoods later this afternoon. ............. we've got a nice warm-up that will stay with us through the seven-day forecast and i'll show you that coming up in your full weather now forecast in just a few minute/ bill clinton is in town campaigning for his wife's presidential run. he is joining celebrity d-j steve aoki... for a concert at unlv tonight. democrats hope to convince more young voters to head to the polls and turn nevada blue on election day. the concert is at 6:00 at the cox pavilion. doors open at 5./// ((kirsten joyce)) donald trump junior is in town this afternoon... as is former house speaker newt gingrich... to rally republicans. gingrich is hosting a private event.
12:03 pm
the vote at 3:15... over at ahern manufacturing on bonanza and m-l-k./// ((kirsten joyce)) and a new poll commissioned by 8 newsnow shows the presidential race in a dead heat. both hillary clinton and donald trump are tied at 45 percent. the poll used 600 likely voters... and was conducted october 28-th.. through november first.. by jmc analytics. you can find polls on the senate race.. and ballot questions on las vegas now dot com./// and we are your local election headquarters throughout the campaign. tune in for full coverage on election night right here on channel 8.//// ((kirsten joyce)) >> the man charged with raping and killing a northwest valley teenager five years ago made an appearance in court this morning. in february...javier righetti pleaded guilty to 10 counts connected to the death of alyssa otremba in 2011. police say 15 year-old otremba was on her way home from school when righetti raped, tortured and killed her.
12:04 pm
specifically admit the killing was premeditated, willful and deliberate. this morning...there were issues bringing in experts for the state and defense on the same day...so the setting of righetti's trial date was pushed to next week. otremba's family was also in court this morning and say they plan to return when a date is expected to be set next tuesday. ((jennifer otremba/victim's mother: "anything can happen in the blink of an eye, somebody else made a decision that day that we didn't even know. we've never seen this gele remember her life and that's why i continue to be here." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> otremba says she hopes to put together a celebration of what would have been alyssa's 21st birthday next may./// ((kirsten joyce)) we are learning more about the past of the man accused of gunning down two iowa police officers in their cars. scott michael greene recorded
12:05 pm
from a high school football game. witnesses say he had waved a confederate flag at a group of black spectators during the national anthem. he also had a previous domestic violence incident. police say they are also finding evidence tying him to the police ambush: ((sgt. paul parizek/des moines p.d. we did find a gun we do believe was probably the firearm used in the attacks )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> the two officers killed were urbandale officer justin martin and des moines sergeant anthony beminio flags and ballooons paying tribute to the two men have been piling up outside the police stations./// ((kirsten joyce)) a washoe county transportation agency says it lost more than a million dollars in an email fraud scheme. the northern regional transportation commission says they became aware of the scam on october 27-th. they say they received an email from what appeared to be a vendor asking for an electronic payment of one point four million dollars... and they transferred the money.
tv-commercial
12:06 pm
scammers claimed to be. but it was found out when that company never actually received any money./// ((kirsten joyce)) chicago cubs fans are celebrating today! what las vegas' own kris bryant had to say about their historic win... next on 8 news now, the valley's news leader. ((you're watching the valley's news leader with brian valley's news leader with brian with all of the shenanigans danny tarkanian's pulled in nevada -- helping set up fake charities used to scam nevada seniors, failing to pay thousands in property taxes, losing $17 million in a failed development scheme, then sticking taxpayers with the bill -- imagine the shenanigans tarkanian would pull in washington. it's why we can't afford tarkanian in congress, ever.
tv-commercial
12:08 pm
fake charities that preyed on vulnerable seniors... fronts for telemarketing schemes. seniors lost millions from the scams danny tarkanian helped set up. jacky rosen has always led with integrity. in congress, jacky rosen will protect seniors and strengthen social security. and jacky rosen will always be responsible with your tax dollars. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen
12:09 pm
swensk. this is 8 news now at noon.)) ((kirsten joyce)) after more than 100 years... chicago cubs fans are finally revelling in a wd dean reynolds has the latest on the celebrations in chicago... after that big win. across chicago... it was a once in a lifetime celebration some games you watch ... a few you remember ... but only one can be emblazoned on your soul. for cub fans -- this was such a game. even when they tied it, i said
12:10 pm
does not quit.//it's never easy, its not east being a cubs fan. but this makes it all worth it. a little bouncer slowy towards bryant, he'll grab it and throw to chicago cubs win the world series!" "i just hope everyone in chicago is having a great time because ultimately for me its all about the fans.."//013633over a century of lean years we hung through thick and thin and a hell of a lot of thin and now we got a championship." life long faithfuls cheered from their living rooms... favorite bars... or nearest street corners ... the reality of the cubs' victory is still sinking in around here. the city plans a big parade for the team in a few days and president obama -- a white sox fan -- has extended a white house invitation to baseball's w champs. dean reynolds, cbs news, chicago
12:11 pm
a bryant is also celebrating... he ended up throwing to first for the final out in the game... and he couldn't be happier: ((kris bryant: i mean, i feel like in the moment you just want to push yourself to be the best version of yourself you can be and that's who i want to be. hopefully i have a long career and i can sit back and reflect on this when i'm done playing but right now this moment is unbelieveable. we just won the world series. it feels pretty special. )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> the team celebrated, of course, with a a ((kirsten joyce)) plenty of people are celebrating online as well... yoli writes "the curse has been lifted!" trudy says "this world series was a roller coaster ride i will never forget. so happy i lived long enough to see this day. congrats cubs!" and la-gina says "best game ever! on the edge of my seat the whole night!" you can add your comments by going to our 8 news now facebook page./// ((kirsten joyce)) facebook just keeps growing! how much of the world's population uses the social
tv-commercial
12:12 pm
to a major milestone. and it's a crystal clear day in the valley! sherry has your weather now forecast straight ahead on the valley's news leader./// ((you're watching 8 news now at noon.)) news now at noon.)) ask yourself: if joe heck was on your side, on his crusade to defund planned parenthood? side with the wall street banks when he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip"? and why did joe heck put payday lenders and their shameful interest rates first when he took their money? nevada, it's time to put people before the corporate special interests. it's time to vote no on joe heck. senate majority pac is responsible
tv-commercial tv-commercial
12:13 pm
i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. as a doctor, i see how decisions in washington impact my patients here in nevada. so even though i'm a republican, i won't be voting for joe heck. joe heck's voted ten times to defund planned parenthood, which thousands of women depend on for cancer screenings. and heck opposes a woman's right to choose
12:14 pm
for me and my patients, joe heck makes no sense. the power of social media just keeps growing... and that's clear when you hear how many people use facebook! the social networking giant says it's nearing a major miilestone... two billion users! to put that in perspective... it's half of the three- point- two- billion people who have internet access worldwide. and... it's more than a quarter of the world's current population./// days are feeling shorter... but the really cold weather has not kicked in yet. sherry swensk is here to give you a look at the rest of the week: wow, what a gorgeous southern nevada blue sky day. while the northerly breezes have calmed down... the air is staying clean and clear for now. ............
12:15 pm
today and reach near 80 degrees and pretty much stay there each afternoon through the next 7 days. .............. that's nearly 10 degrees above normal. the mornings will stay in the cooler 50s because the days are short and the nights are longer ....... speaking of short days, they will definitely feel short when we fall back to standard time this weekend. ........ sunrise now after seven a.m. and the sun is gone behind the mountains by 5:30... but those times will both be an mr r ....... while the north br lighter for the valley... the gusty winds will stay in place for the river and the lake. sustained winds in laughlin have been 20 to 25 mph since this morning. ............. and our highs near 80 degrees will be perfect for getting out
12:16 pm
............... high pressure over the west and heavier rains now invading the southern plains. that rain will help break down the heat in areas where they've had record highs all week. .............. some rain heading west into arizona... but we should stay sunny in southern nevada with the high over us... and the cold front drawing up the moisture into the plains is triggering thunderstorms and bringing cooler temps all through texas today and also help produce showers in cleveland last night. ................ that rain came in the extra innings and delayed game 7 just as the ballgame was tied. .......... still some spotty showers around today for the area. ............. highs will feel very nice today... not too cool and not hot... but a nice fall day in the upper 70s and then hitting 80 degrees tomorrow. at hangs on through the ekend ando reason not to get tnd vote nextuesday - ection da
tv-commercial
12:17 pm
((kirsten joyce)) > helpg teens we will talk to an organization that wants to make sure everyone has a happy holiday.. and you can pitch in... ahead on 8 news now, the valley's news leader. ((kirsten joyce)) project 150 is a c "she ate like a pig." "i'd look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers..." donald trump calls women "bimbos", "dogs", and "fat pigs." but congressman crescent hardy said he'd support donald trump 100%. nevada, there's a better choice: ruben kihuen. kihuen pushed to crack down on employers who pay women less than men. and kihuen will always protect a woman's right to choose. ruben kihuen for nevada.
tv-commercial tv-commercial
12:18 pm
e up your mind, congressman heck voted 10 times to defund planned parenthood. he even threatened to shut down the government over it. heck took all that money from wall street and predatory payday lenders and voted their way. he even wanted to privatize social security, risking it on the stock market. congressman heck just doesn't care about people like us.
12:20 pm
displaced and disadvantaged youth with basic necessities. here to tell us what they are working on right now... is meli pulido... the executive director of project 150.. and doctor robert mcbeath with southwest medical medical..who is on the board of directors. meli: -- so what are you working on
12:21 pm
-- how can people get involved? involvment been. -- earlier this year you helped out with the prom closet right?
12:22 pm
you tell us a little about that? ((you're watching 8
12:24 pm
narrator: the target... seniors.
12:25 pm
seniors... fronts for telemarketing schemes. seniors lost millions from the scams danny tarkanian helped set up. jacky rosen has always led with integrity. in congress, jacky rosen will protect seniors and strengthen social security. and jacky rosen will always be responsible with your tax dollars. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen and i approved this message. news now at four... sinking investments for those living in a luxury high rise. now developers are being hit with a lawsuit and one attorney says buyer beware will not cut it. >> plus... lawmakers here in the silver state looking to put a cap on the number of payday loan offices and interest rate.
12:26 pm
laws./// ((kirsten joyce)) fresh off his nobel prize in literature win... people across the pond are getting an up close look at bob dylan's art. it's not his music though... a gallery in london is showing off his drawings, water- colors, acrylics, and iron- works. the gallery says they hope the 75- year- old singer will stop by the exhibition at some point. he's already said he'll accept his nobel prize in sweden if he's able to fit it into his busy tour schedule./// that's all for the valley's news leader. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and
12:29 pm
12:30 pm
? >> maya: how about an omelet? >> nicole: am i even supposed to eat? >> maya: dr. march said a light breakfast two hours before the procedure. >> nicole: butterflies. >> maya: just toast, then? [ camera shutter clicks ] >> nicole: do you have to take a picture of it? >> maya: sorry. i'm going a little overboard this week, huh? >> nicole: [ chuckles ] i'm just kidding. post me in all of your selfies, and my toast, too, because i am proud of what we're doing. >> maya: honey, are you sure? >> nicole: okay, yes, i wish zende were here and not in hawaii with... but whatever.

131 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on