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sherry tells us how the weather will be for getting out to vote this week. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...one person is dead after a deadly atv crash. but investigators are saying that the driver's death could've been avoided. ((brian loftus)) >> and...a judge could face some serious consequences after lashing out on a young child during a custody hearing. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live.h news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. ((sherry swensk)) >> and i'm sherry swensk
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what a beautiful weekend! gorgeous sunshine and highs in the low 80s. it was warm and dry. ........... a great first weekend of november and loved the extra hour of sleep, too. cooling into the 60s right now. ... we fell back to standard time yesterday at 2 a.m. another day of dry weather with some high clouds around. ... highs still up around 80 degrees. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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((demetria obilor)) wow take a look at the i-15/jean interchange. there are so many drivers that have been forced off the roadway because i-15 south is closed from mm 8 to mm 12 due to
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another injured after an a-t-v crash in the southwest valley. it happened just south of cactus and decatur. investigators say it looks like it rolled several times, ejecting and killing the male driver. the female passenger was hurt but is expected to be okay. both were not wearing a seatbelt or a helmet. ((lt. grant rogers, metro police >> this is one of those things that you have to take procautions especially ones that are already designed for those vehicles, rather it be a seatbelt or a 5 point harness. just something as simple as a helmet can definitely save life.")) ((kirsten joyce)) safety commission says helmets have been known to reduce the risk of death in atv accidents by around 42- percent. and also reduce the possibility of a head injury by 64 percent./// ((brian loftus)) the search is on for two people metro believes killed a man over drugs. they say the victim was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound. it happened yesterday at a home near twain and torrey pines. while patrol officers investigated inside....they found different types of drug paraphernalia. they say it doesn't look like
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according to metro....the victim's girlfriend and a roommate were at the home during the shooting./// ((brian loftus)) saturday's shooting is a part of a violent crime spike in the valley this year. since january... 148 homicides have happened under metro's jurisdiction. to fight against this...metro says they created the office of community engagement-- for a more proactive approach to violent crime. the department says they've also added more uniformed officers to the streets. if you have any information about the shooting call crimestoppers./// ((kirsten joyce)) if you've ever had a question you wanted to ask son let us know! every wendsday we ask sheriff joe lombardo questions from the viewers during our morning cup of joe segment. 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.. this wednesday during our 6 a-m broadcast./// ((kirsten joyce)) a judge loses her cool on a child during a heated child custody case. ((brian loftus)) >> coming up on good day... the i-team's vanessa murphy shows us why the child was in court and what consequences that judge could face./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
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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.
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this is 8 news now good day)) ((brian loftus)) a family court judge is being criticized for the way she treated a child in her court room after video of the exchange has surfaced. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the i-team's vanessa murphy takes a closer look at why the child was placed in that situation - a
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consequences for her behavior toward the child. ((crying from child )) ((vanessa murphy)) tears from a twelve year old girl in front of clark county family court judge rena hughes. the child's parents' - in a custody battle...and hughes makes the decision - the father would take the girl home. we've blurred the image of the child and removed any reference to her name to help protect her identity. ((girl cries: please! i don't want to go. judge: that's too bad, this is based on mother's failure to facilitate visitation// and you decided, and your mom decided that you weren't gonna go. girl: no, - she didn't decide.)) ((vanessa murphy)) the i-team obtained this footage - which does not reveal the full hearing.... when we tried to get the video in its entirety - a clark county district court spokeswoman told us the record was sealed on october 11th. this happened on june 5th. ((girl: please no....crying.....i want to be with my mama.
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decision. i've already told you that. girl: i beg of you. judge: you don't need to beg. i've made the decision for your best interest. girl: how do you know my best interest? you don't know me. judge: because i told you, i'm a grownup and you're a child. girl: please, please, please, please, please...)) ((vanessa murphy/reporter: when you looked at the video, what did you think? rebecca nathanson/unlv: i was qt ((vanessa murphy)) rebecca nathanson is an associate dean at u-n-l-v's boyd school of law. she runs a program to help prepare children who may need to appear in court. ((rebecca: it was shocking to me that a judge would be talking or yelling at a child in that manner and also just not basically letting the child give their statement and their testimony to take under consideration.)) ((vanessa murphy))
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hughes. we were told she could not comment on the case and were referred to the presiding judge - charles hoskin. he also said he could not comment on the case, he had not seen this video, and children don't typically come to court for these hearings. ((vanessa murphy/reporter: why did you bring your daughter with you? welthy silva/mother: because i was told by the court, in the court's letter that i needed to bring ----- to the court at 1:30.)) ((vanessa murphy)) welthy silva showed the i-team this document stating if she did not bring her daughter to court - jail for 25 days. authenticity - since again - the case is sealed, a court spokeswoman said she could not confirm or deny authenticity. we also asked judge hoskin why there was no child advocate for the girl...he said that is not the norm for these hearings. ((vanessa: for a divorce, custody hearing, should there be a child advocate there? rebecca: i think that a child advocate or somebody that
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((vanessa murphy)) early on - judge hughes had asked the parents to leave... and later - said the mother would be escorted off the property. ((welthy silva/mother: i didn't want to leave her there alone.)) ((welthy: i had no choice, ya know, whether i wanted to or not.)) ((vanessa murphy)) the child's father and his attorney declined on camera interviews. silva says she's aware of this video...but it's just too painful to watch. ((mother: i cannot watch it, ya know, i'm her may find that video appalling. i agree. and that, at the same time, very, very important to give kids a voice. just do it in the right manner.)) ((vanessa murphy)) judge hoskin says complaints can be made to judicial discipline, while judge rena hughes remains on the bench. vanessa murphy, 8 news now.// ((kirsten joyce)) >> both parents tell the i-team
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can have visits with the child./// ((brian loftus)) friends and family members raising funds to fight blood cancer. ((kirsten joyce)) >> coming up on good day... how many people rallied in downtown las vegas... for the annual "light the night" fundraiser./// ((demetria obilor)) back to you!///
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line. use alternates. eastbound 215 to the airport connector ramp will shut down overnight through thursday. back to you!///
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is the latest social media challenge to sweep the internet. for the last week, social media has been obsessed with organizing freeze-frame mannequin-esque scenes, and it's pretty hilarious. sports news anchors from sec network joined in on all the "fun" as well. ((>> oh okay i guess you guys are doing the mannequin challenge. thanks for leaving me here stuck on the bus i appreciate that..... the fans seem to be participating as well wow the mannequin challenge i gotta say are you guys gonna break out of this because i think it's time i think we've had
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>> rae sremmurd's "black beatles" became the nationwide theme song for the challenge./// sherry how's the weather today? mostly clear skies this morning,
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but high clouds will be sliding into southern nevada through the day. still, a nice first full week of novbemer. e day. ............ light winds and extra warm temps today and through the week. ............ temps around the valley right now have dropping into the 50s. 40s up on the mountain. ............ then 60s down in laughlin... and staying very dry through election day tuesday and into .............. while the main system will head north over the ridge of high pressure... some of the high level moisture will peel off and head into our area today. .............. then a sunny week. thunderstorms and rain along the gulf coast. houston has had rain and more showers heading into dallas-ft. worth right now. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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coming up at 5-am... tomorrow is election day... and we're breaking down the latest polls numbers... ((brian loftus)) you will be voting on... that story and more coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader.///
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i'm catherine cortez masto. i know some people are so disgusted with politics they think their vote doesn't matter. but we can't just sit on the sidelines when so much needs to be done. i know that, working together, we can make progress. as attorney general, i brought democrats and republicans together to fight sex trafficking and drug dealers. and i took on the big banks who took advantage of nevada homeowners. i approve this message because in washington, . for nevada. 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.
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s advertising. with "monday mornings with the mayors." each week we'll hear from one of our southern nevada mayor las vegas now dot com... and then tune this morning during the 6am newscast.. to see if your question was answered.// ((brian loftus)) members of the arkansas women's basketball team still in the spot light tonight after they chose to take a knee during the national anthem at thursday night's game. but--knwa's samantha jones spoke with a local pastor who's taking a stand for the lady's right to take a knee. edwin strickland is a pastor at fellowship of champions church,
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adveristy. a face the razorback women's basketball team has been looking into since thursday... "kind of disrespectful to people over seas and in the military.":03 when 6 members of the women's team chose to kneel during the national anthem. edwin strickland// pastor, fellowship of champions "being 18 or 19 years old how tough that may be to have people say those kinds of things." but despite the negative comments... "i think it's an embarassment of the university to do it at a sporting event.":07 more than 250 people have raised more than 6-thousand dollars on strickland's cd fellowship of champions "what a great platform for them to do it, they're university of arkansas athletes and they did exactly what they were supposed to, they took a stand and they got people talking." the movement was started by san francisco 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick to bring awareness to racial injustice in the united states. edwin strickland// pastor, fellowship of champions "every protest makes somebody angry, but that's the great thing about america is that we get the opportunity to protest peacefully." and while many have said they'll no longer attend women's basketball games... "i don't watch much women's
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fill the stands with people who support the ladies' stance--and says the meaning of taking a knee is all in perspective. edwin strickland// pastor, fellowship of champions "in sports when anybody gets hurt, everybody takes a knee, and it's a sign of respect." in fayetteville. im samantha jones. the plan for the funds is to buy tickets for next sunday's women's game. if you'd like information on how you can get your hands on a dontated ticket... in downtown las vegas to raise money and support friends and family who are fighting blood cancers . night " my daughter and i joined our friends lerae and jeff and his work colleagues at g4s. about six thousand people walked the mile and a half in downtown las vegas lighting up the night with our lanterns. red lanterns in honor of those fighting blood cancer or yellow for those who have lost their lives to it . the event was amazing! put on by the leukemia and lymphoma society . thanks to all who attended!///
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welcome in our new president. we take a look at where donald trump and hillary clinton stand in the polls. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- breaking down the ballot. the key issues voters will decide on.. that could be signed into law. ((brian loftus)) >> and, we're starting off the work week with warmer temperatures. sherry has your full weather now forecast coming 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.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks fow us, i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. we're now just a day away from finding out.. if hillary clinton will make history as our first female president. ((brian loftus)) >> or if donald trump will hold our nation's highest office... as our first businessman. we have team coverage of our election day preview... with 8 news now reporters nia wong and michael stevens. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we'll first toss things over to michael...

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