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crews are working to bring the power back on to the paris hotel and casino. what officials say happened that caused a blackout. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- re-zoning the clark county school district. the notice some parents will receive.. if their child's school is affected. ((brian loftus)) >> and, take advantage of the weather this weekend.. because sherry says the valley is expecting a warm up! ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) br >> thanks for waking up with us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> i'm kirsten joyce. it's been nearly 20-hours since the paris hotel and casino blacked out. ((brian loftus)) >> a contractor working in the hotel's basement accidentally cut into the main power line... shutting off the power... and leaving guests without a place to stay: (("this could be one of the most bizarre things i've ever seen in my life."))
and placed at different strip properties to spend the night. this morning, crews are doing their best to get the hotel back up and running. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live outside of the paris hotel... with the very latest, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... in about an hour we're expected to get our next update... the clark county fire department... as well as members from caesars will brief the media power to this massive hotel. the county says workers tried restoring temporary power yesterday afternoon... but didn't have any luck. that's when the clark county fire department ordered the evacuation of about 3-thousand people. hotel staff... metro police... and the clark county fire department carried out the order. people staying at paris say this turned out to be a huge inconvenience: ((jason creffield // hotel guest: i did not think i was going to have to deal with
one of our first days here... so i want to enjoy it.)) ((rich broome // caesars entertainment: "it's frustrating for us but it's much more frustrating for our customers who have spent good money to spend the night in paris and are not able to do it.)) ((michael stevens)) >> last night... the hotel released a statement via twitter saying they were working to find displaced guests other rooms... we do know some were sent to neighboring hotels like bally's and plant hollywood. the hotel went on to say in case of an emergency guests would be allowed to return to their rooms with an escort to gea are outside the hotel to help any guests. brian, kirsten... again, the lights remain out inside this hotel... we are expected to learn more about the progress in the press briefing set for 6-am... and we'll be taking that live as soon as it begins. back to you? ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your
project neon. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) police arrested a 23-year-old mother... in connection to the death of her daughter. was taken into custody on murder charges... as well as neglect of the child's siblings. police say the two-year-old died last month at a home, near maryland and hacienda. they say she died as a result of quote "environmental and medical neglect for an extended period of time". according to the clark county department of family services... welfare agents had been to the home six times in the last two- years... but say nothing was found during any of the visits to warrant action. /// ((brian loftus))
group performed on the big stage... at t-mobile arena. the rock legends they had the opportunity to sing with... in this week's what's cool at school. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- traffic tie-ups on the way to shadow ridge high school are driving you crazy.. so demetria looked into the issue and got you some answers... coming up on 8 news now good day. /// brian loftus mick, keith, and.....a local high school choir - on stage together, in today's "what's narrator: the target... seniors. 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 and i approved this message.
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want but the green valley high school madrigal singers may argue that notion, as they recently took the stage at -t-mobile arena, performing with the rolling stones! flanked by mick and keith, singing for 20,000 stones faithful, truly an epic experience next to legends bailey stephens sophomore "initially, i was like this is going to be a big place, and you get on stage, and and ((brian loftus)) typically on tour, the stones will use a college or professional choir. but, the singers at green valley high school are so highly regarded, they got the call..... talia ruiz senior "we were all like.....what.....i knew it was going to be something big, but we didn't know it'd be that big!" ((brian loftus)) and the reactions of relatives......bail ey's grandfather grew up with the stones bailey stephens sophomore "well, when he
he was really excited and he started sending me all the music that was his favorites, he was super happy, and told all his friends about it." ((brian loftus)) the choir prepared to an exhaustive level, to ensure they could hold their own.... ((brian loftus)) then, showtime! talia ruiz senior "i was in these giant heels and a dress and i was, like, trying so hard not to fall and i was shaking and i was like so nervous, but as soon as we got on stage and sang the first note, it was just like it all went away and it was natural." kim barclay ritzer director or choral activities "as soon as we got out there i looked across and my colleague and then mick jagger middle, and i was like okay....this is real." heather drusedum sophomore "it was crazy - i was so excited, and i wanted to back on and do it again!" ((brian loftus)) the rolling stones released their first album 52 years ago. being around the band, hearing them live, did they make new fans? bailey stephens sophomore me: "what about keith richards?" bailey: "he was funny." talia ruiz senior "i went home after, and listened to some of their songs and i actually kind of dig it." heather drusedum sophomore "i really like
wide, basking, however briefly, in a bigger than life rock n' roll dream.... kim barclay ritzer director or choral activities "my favorite part was as soon as we get off the stage seeing the kids so excited and so enegized, and knowing that the time they put in to learn the music really paid off." ((brian loftus)) and that's what's cool at school brian loftus to vote for this program or if you know something that's cool at school... just head to las vegas now dot com. school will be under the "community" tab. or send us an email... cool at school at las vegas now dot com. the winner will receive 250 bucks for their program./// sherry how's the weather today?
day. ............ plenty of sunshine again today... and that will last into the weekend. ............. high pressure set up over the west while rain moves across the southern plains and parts of the east coast behind a cold front. ............. plains. .. our temps stay mild and above normal near 80 degrees. ((sherry swensk)) back to you.///
the regional transportation commission in washoe county... fell for a costly e-mail scam. according to the r-t-c... the agency received an e-mail from one of its vendors, asking for an electronic payment. the r-t-c did in fact owe "granite construction" one- point- four- million dollars... so they sent the payment through. the only problem now is granite did not request the money.. because it was a fake e-mail. the commission says none of its systems have been affected or compromised by the scam.
district is looking into re-zoning a number of schools. they say it's necessary for some schools.. in order to make room for new ones getting ready to open. some of those schools include... treem and thorpe, staton, smalley, taylor and alamo. if your child goes to any of the schools up for re-zoning... a notice will be sent to parents during winter break. later next year, any further recommendations will go to the board for a possible vote. /// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) expect closures along paradise in front of the convention center because of the sema show. expect lane closures through
our 8 news now good day.. just head to our 8 news now facebook page... click on the contest tab... and upload a picture of you with your favorite cup of coffee. 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced every friday during the 6am ((kirsten joyce)) sherry has been telling us all week... we turn the clocks back one hour this weekend. ((brian loftus)) >> and besides getting the extra hour of sleep... we're also saving money. why some researchers say we spend less during this time. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- the big mac is getting an upgrade at mcdonald's. the new versions the fast food chain is releasing. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor.
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stocks are in their longest losing streak since 2-thousand-8.. down for the 8th consecutive day. the dow dropped nearly 29 points. and the nasdaq lost 47 points.// a dietary debate over nutella... the italian company that makes the chocolate hazelnut goop wants the f-d-a to reclassify it as a spread... like honey or jam... instead of a dessert topping. that would cut the serving size... and calories and fat listed on the label... in half. the clocks this weekend... and that could be bad news for retailers. a new study from jp morgan chase found that people spend less money when there are fewer hours of sunlight-- especially monday through friday. according to the study, grocery stores and retail stores see the biggest drops. ((kirsten joyce))
decatur is a main route to shadow ridge high backed up in the mornings. it seems like there should be traffic lights instead of four-way stops at the grand teton drive and horse drive intersections." carol, i contacted the city of north las vegas about this problem. its city traffic engineer says that the undeveloped land bordered by grand teton on the north, decatur on the west, elkhorn on the south and aliante on the east is part of the park highlands west development. the project's developers will be responsible for the construction
any future traffic signals. problem is, the park highlands west development is currently in the planning/design phase, so there is no estimate for improvements along this stretch. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) with all of the shenanigans
days before the election. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus-- daylight savings time is this weekend... sherry says we're still going to see lots of sunshine and warmer temperatures... despite moving our clocks back. ((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, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. the lights are starting to slowly co hotel and casino... after a nearly 20- hour black out. ((kirsten joyce)) >> a contractor working in the hotel's basement accidentally cut into the main power line... shutting off the power... and leaving guests without a place to stay: (("this could be one of the most bizarre things i've ever seen in my life.")) ((kirsten joyce)) >> thousands were evacuated, and placed at different strip properties for the night. officials will soon be giving us an update on what's next for the hotel... ((brian loftus)) >> and that's where we find 8 news now reporter michael
((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... by the looks of it... some of the power has been restored since last night... the casino floor is lit... and the ambient music has started up again. so far, there's been no official word on where tt restoring the power completely... however, we are expected to get an update in the next half hour. as you can imagine... this has been a frustrating ordeal for thousands of guests after the power went out around 9-am yesterday. people inside the hotel during the outage describe the scene as shocking: ((jonathan beltran // employee: just cut off... check the hallway... all the lights is off." first time this happen after so many years that i've been working
((michael stevens)) >> close to 3-thousand people were evacuated from the hotel when attempts to restore power were unsuccessful. last night... the hotel released a statement via twitter saying they were working to find displaced guests other rooms... we do know some were sent to neighboring hotels like bally's and planet hollywood. the hotel went on to say in case of an emergency guests would be allowed to return to their rooms important items. they wrapped by saying employees are outside the hotel to help any guests. brian, kirsten... again, the lights remain out inside this hotel... we are expected to learn more about the progress in the press briefing set for 6-am... and we'll be taking that live as soon as it begins. back to you? ((kirsten joyce)) there was also a similar
there was also a similar outage that happened at the a truck slammed into a transformer... knocking out power to the entire resort for hours... and the back- up generators didn't even kick in. this happened on easter sunday.. so people were hoping for a holiday brunch or dinner... and had to make other plans instead. cirque's "o" show was canceled... and the bellagio fountains also went dark that night. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> hi sherry, how's the weather looking today? ((sherry swensk)) clear skies and a milder morning... temps right now in the 50s and
there are no crashes no the freeway right now. here's what things look like around us 95 and there are a lot of road ramps that closed down because of project neon. go to our website for a complete list. next week, monday through thursday, the eastbound 215 ramp to the airport connector will shut down overnight.
>> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) cast your ballot... because voting. nevada has seen a record turn- out... with more than 340- thousand people coming out to vote early... and that was just in the first 10- days. across the country, more than 26- million voters have already cast their ballots... which is nearly double the amount of early voting back in the 2012 election. /// ((brian loftus)) and we're now just four days away from election day... with both of the presidential candidates doing everything they can to sway voters. in a cbs news- new york times poll... hillary clinton is leading donald trump nationally by just three- points.
ohio, where races are tight. /// (( bill clinton/(d) former president "i want you to claim your future, i want you to finish this election strong, i want you to go see every friend you've got and don't let anybody sit on the sidelines.")) ((brian loftus)) former president bill clinton was at unlv last night campaigning for hillary. he was also joined by dj steve aoki.. who performed his "get out the vote" performance. the point of the rally was to convince millenials to vote on election day. /// (( donald trump jr.n sure to vote. you can send dc a message that enough is enough. we're going to show them that we mean business and it's time to drain the swamp.")) ((kirsten joyce)) one of donald trump's sons was here yesterday campaigning for his father at ahern manufacturing. in a cnn-orc poll, donald trump currently leads here in nevada at 49- percent... with clinton trailing behind him at 43- percent. the g-o-p presidential candidate will also be making a stop in reno this weekend. /// ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now is your local election headquarters..
still on a high after their world series win. ((brian loftus)) >> and today, the team along with hundreds of thousands of fans will be celebrating. the city is hosting a parade and rally for the champs... crews are putting up nearly 20- thousand feet of fence along the parade route. this could be chicago's largest parade and rally ever! /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) that. ((sherry swensk)) clear skies and a milder morning... temps right now in the 60s around the valley. we hit the low 80s
plenty of sunshine again today... and that will last into the weekend. ............. high pressure set up over the west while rain moves across the east coast behind a cold front. ............. that will cool highs across the plains. ..... and the weather will be cool for victory parade in chicago... temps in the 50s and plenty of sunshine today. ................ our temps stay mild and above normal near 80 degrees.... with upper 80s across the
back to you./// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) there's construction on main street as part of the city's main/commerce improvement project. tonight, we'll have closures in the arts district for first friday. tomorrow, expect walk ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// (kirsten ) as you can see, it's
we turn back our clocks an hour to end daylight saving time this weekend... and the days will feel short for sure. ......... our temps stay mild and above normal near 80 degrees. ((sherry swensk)) ((demetria obilor)) the spaghetti bowl is slowing down along southbound i-15 right now. here's what things look like up at 215 and ann. there's a lot of construction happening here for a county beltway project.
next couple years as crews work to turn this part of 215 into a full freeway. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) and we're awaiting a press vegas blackout ... ((brian loftus)) >> it begins in just minutes at 6 am .... we're live on scene ... as officials
update us with the latest information. that story and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news
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