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in from the east coast as we elect the next administration of the united states. ((dave courvoisier)) >> today candidates are making their final case to voters.. christianne klein has been following the candidates and joins us now with more. ((christianne klein)) >> it is a last minute dash to grab every single vote.. hillary clinton and donald trump are criss crossing a series of battleground states in the final push to election day. donald trump is scheduled to campaign in five states today-
pennsylvania.. while hillary clinton is in philadelphia right now with president obama, first lady michelle obama at a rally and concert headlined by bruce springsteen. clinton is also campaigning in north carolina, and michigan today. as for our senate candidates.. catherine cortez masto held an event earlier today at the culinary union... tonight she'll be appearing at cardenas market for a g joe heck is focusing on volunteers and voters canvassing to get out the vote.. our 3rd congressional district candidates, jacky rosen and danny tarkanian are also campaigning, tarkanian is focusing on individual voter outreach while rosen was part of a canvass kickoff event at the ironworkers union hall in henderson. ((christianne klein)) >> even in these last few hours there are still surprises.. it was announced today that jon bon jovi will be joining the rally and concert in philadelphia and then performing
north carolina. both clinton and trump will be in new york city for their election night parties tomorrow. ((denise valdez)) we caught up with the clark county registrar of voters today to get the rundown on what you need to know before heading to the polls tomorrow: ((joe gloria, registrar of voters, clark county: we open right at 7 we're open until 7pm as long as you're in line at 7 we will allow you into vote all staff should be putting someone in the end of line at 7 so we know who the last person is )) ((denise valdez)) >> also be sure to ch sample ballot to find out your polling place. every voter has a specific location... unlike early voting when you could pick any place convenient to you. if you still have questions just call 455- vote./// ((denise valdez)) and we're your local election headquarters these final two days of the election... on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((dave courvoisier))
the region as temps stay nearly 10 degrees above average not just today but through the extended. winds stay light and we stay dry again with low humiidityand dewpoint readings. plenty of sunshine will occur through the extended as well. ................................ ... ............... hour by hour through the night stays extra mild and cooler through the evening with clear s morning with more clear skies and unseasonably warm temps. ... ................................ ................... weather headlines say expect close to record highs and lows. temps stay nearly 10 degrees above average with no sign of rain in the extended. changes late week by veterans day and beyond. ((dave courvoisier)) disturbing new details in the death of a two year old girl.
body last month inside an apartment near maryland parkway and hacienda. the young victim's mother has been arrested for her murder. as karen castro found out, the toddler and her two siblings may been neglected. ((karen castro)) 23-year-old diana eldridge appeared before a judge for the first time... accused in the murder of her daughter. police believe neglect ultimately lead to the death of two year old jasmine sheffield. eldridge has two other young children who were living at the same apartment and als signs of neglect. according to a police report, first responders describe the apartment being in a "disheveled and filthy state." the same report says child protective services investigated the family six times since last july. in fact, cps had visited eldridge and the children five times this year alone. the allegations range from domestic violence, lack of supervision, and unsanitary living conditions. none of the investigations lead to the removal of the children.
little jasmine's death. one neighbor claims she often saw eldridge children wandering alone. ((jamajanee walker/neighbor: "she leaves her kids outside. they'll walk outside the house and then we'll just be walking around - i'm outside all the time and then we'll have her kids for like, hours and she won't even notice they're gone.")) ((karen castro)) >> the police report says little jasmine had a bad head lice infestation, an open foot wound, and a severe diaper rash. the toddler also appeared to be dehydrated and malnourished. karen castro, 8 news now. ((dave courvoisier)) >> elg with murder and two counts of child abuse. the 23-year-old mother is in custody without bail. meanwhile, the two surviving children were handed over to cps after the child's death./// ((denise valdez)) a man is behind bars... after a shooting on the las vegas strip. this happened on the pedestrian bridge between the cosmopolitan and planet hollywood early this morning police say it all started as an argument... then a suspect pulled out a gun and shot two victims with one bullet. both victims are expected to survive. the suspect was arrested after
near the miracle mile shops. that man's name has not been released./// ((dave courvoisier)) attention is growing after seven people were acquitted in the federal wildlife refuge takeover and the 41 day armed standoff that followed. that acquittal is raising questions about what prosecutors will do with seven more defendents in the same case who are expected to go to court in february. the verdict has emboldened and entrenched the remaining defendants, and many say they would never take a plea deal. questioned whether government prosecutors would be wise to proceed since the jury didn't buy the government's conspiracy case./// ((denise valdez)) an earthquake hits the central u-s. ((dave courvoisier)) >> up next on the valley's news leader... we take a look at the damage... and why people there are worried there could be more on the way./// news music voice over: "you're watching the valley's news
it's hard to make the past dissappear, but danny tarkanian is trying. he'd rather you forget about all of his failed runs for congress, senate, and secretary of state. the property taxes tarkanian skipped out on for years... the telemarketing scammers he represented... all those fake charities he helped set up. he can try all he wants, but danny tarkanian just can't bury his past.
as you make up your mind, remember -- congressman heck voted 10 times to defund planned parenthood. he even threatened to shut down the government over it. 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.
this is 8 news now at six." ((dave courvoisier)) there are so many sex trafficked teens in las vegas...they get their own
day in juvenile court every week. the i-team's vanessa murphy explains. vanessa murphy)) police try to rescue the sex trafficked teens... when they do, they take them into custody and that kicks off a long process to get them the help they need.
voy's court room...every wednesday morning, he hears case after case. usually, instead of charging the teens with a sex crime - here in nevada, by law, they'll end up with something like minor in a gaming establishment on their record... since we are in las vegas and many of these teens are found in casinos...and hot spots like the strip. one of the agencies involved in providing resources to trafficked teens is the salvation army. we talked with a counselor there....she asked us to protect her identity for the safety of the girls she works with. ((counsl somebody who is able to overcome all those barriers and you know be on the right track you know, it's just, i'm happy for them. i'm happy they can kind of get to that point.)) ((vanessa murphy)) tonight at eleven, we'll have a full report and an exclusive interview with a teen who was rescued from a pimp earlier this year. metro police tell us the majority of teens selling sex are controlled by pimps. reporting from the newsroom, vanessa murphy, 8 news now.//
dealing with some damage tonight... after an earthquake hit the state. walls and ceillings collapsed after the 5- point- zero- magnitude quake hit on sunday. there are no reports of injuries... but it is estimated that 40 or 50 buildings had quite a bit of damage. this was the third earthquake with a magnitude five or higher in oklahoma this year./// ((weather toss))
foothills cooler as normal. some locals in the high 70's today and coolest up in the kyle canyon again but comfortable. ................................ ... ............ regional temps also stayed extra mild today with temps from death valley to laughlin warmest. comfortable but above average for mesquite and over to moapa. coolest up in the central great basin and even cooler up in elko and the north part of the state. ................................ . temps shows nearly 170 million people experiencing unseasonably warm temps from the pacific northwest through the midwest and over to the eastern seaboard. record numbers will be reached in seattle and boise for the next few days and even down to northern california. ................................ ... ............ satellite and radar show clear skies and a strong ridge of high pressure will keep the conditions dry and unseasonably warm.
a while. wind are also expected to stay light in the long terms as well. ................................ ... .................... tonight expect a low in the high 50's tonight and cool at times under clear skies. winds again not an issue overnight or tomorrow either. highs back in the 80's with the record being 83 set back in 1950. tomorrow expect light winds also for tomorrow with sunny skies and some clouds at times as well. ................................ ... .............. temps tomorrow in the 80's again for the eastside of town where they will be warmest in the valley. we'll be in the high 70's again for the westside of the valley and coolest. ............ ....................... ................. extended forecast shows close to 80 for most of the week and nearly 10 degrees above normal for the first week of november. seeing some changes late week as we drop back to the 70's with a trough approaching the west
in front of 16 thousand fans manny pacquiao put on an impressive show over the weekend winning back the wbc welterweight belt. now he's attention shifts back to the philippines where he's a senator for his country. but before he left... he talked about the fight and the future. and part of that future is opening the door for a rematch with floyd mayweather. manny knows he disappointed a ton of fans in what was supposed to be the fight of the century. so he wants to make it right. manny pacquiao/champion; "i believe if there is a rematch i want to make sure the fans will love it... i will give all i can to get back the trust of the fans, if there's a rematch, i'm going to make sure the fans will not be disapppointed."
fight... manny won big on two of the three scorecards.. inexplicably one judge had it a one round fight... manny winning by one round. maybe they'll discuss that at the nevada athaletic commission meeting on thursday. now on the other side... manny beat las vegan jessie vargas in 12 rounds. most everybody, including myself scored the fight in favor of manny... even jessie knows manny won the fight. but for vargas, he'll take this as a huge learning opportunity and come back better then before. (( )) jessie vargas/ lost to manny ;" footwork is very o preparing me, but it's a learning experience and that's the only thing we can use it as...and it proves you can fight with the best? manny has more championship fights than i have fights overall... so it proves that i deserve to be here , and known as one of the best and i'm only going to be better come back stronger and capture another
champion jon jones will serve a doping ban until next july after an arbitration panel denied his appeal of a positive test. widely considered the world's best pound-for-pound fighter, jones was pulled from ufc 200 in july shortly after news about the positive drug test. the u.s. anti-doping agency , which handles ufc testing, declared jones ineligible. he took the case to arbitration and that panel delivered the maximum one-year suspension, saying jone verged on the reckless." jones is eligible to fight again next july. ((chris maathuis)) another successful shriners open wrapped up sunday with a veteran winning the big money. rod pampling, who hadn't won on the pga tour in 10 years and is racing father time, won in style. the 47 year old who lost his pga tour card and actully spent 2 years on the web.com tour is back in the winner circle. not only does he take home over a million, but also gets a two year exemption... so he'll gets an invite into the masters and the tournament of
rod pampling/ winner 2016 shriners open:'i think every golfer had doubts, but i never did not believe i could win out here, that's what kept me ging and the last few years was a grind, but coming down the stretch was rewarding and a huge confidence builder." ((chris maathuis)) soccer is still catching on in the united states, slowly but surely. over at unlv things are shaking on the pitch. for the first time in 10 years, unlv is part of h record for wins, goals and assists. the lady rebels soccer team watched closely today as the ncaa revealed the tourney teams... then the moment came. (( )) ((chris maathuis)) so the rebels meet the cougars this weekend in provo... and it'll be a rematch of a game the two played last spring... cougs won that game, but unlv feels they're every bit as talented as byu. (( )) chris shaw/coach; "this is my best team.. won regular season and tourney
goals, wins assists, .. it by far the best team that i've been around in my career. sophie cortes/offense; "we have a little moto inch my inch we applied that to game.. because every game we needed the inches to get to title game and we weren't going to give it away at all." chidera akubuilo/defense; "we played byu last spring and it was a greeat match, they beat us 2-0 but we played with them and i'm confident ((denise valdez)) alright can you believe it... in just a couple weeks we'll be glued to our tv's for the macy's thanksgiving day parade. check out this video showing off some of the balloons that will be a part of the new york city
weekend to test out the displays... and make sure they were able to keep them steady. this is the 90th annual thanksgiving day parade./// ((dave courvoisier)) 8 news now at 6:30 starts in about three minutes. ((denise valdez)) >> let's check in with paul to see what they're working on. ((paul joncich)) we're already breaking voting records here in nevada. we look into the latest numbers to see how early voting numbers are blowing past elections out of the water. plus... some people love.. we let you 'sound off at six'... to find out what you think about toys r us' decision to open up for black friday sales... on thanksgiving day. that and more on the news at 6:30./// news music ((christianne klein))
thing that cost volkswagen billions of dollars in fines../// ((tedd florendo)) and i'm christianne klein. hillary clinton and donald trump are making one final push for votes ahead of tomorrow's election. in fact hillary clinton is on stage in philadelphia right now... earlier bruce springsteen and jon bon jovi performed there. this comes after donald trump spent the day in florida... calling on voters to cast their ballot for him.
hampshire, and michigan... all battleground states. the latest cbs news poll shows clinton leading trump by 4 points nationally./// ((paul joncich)) the campaign is driving record numbers to the polls so far this cycle here in nevada. and looking strictly at who's been to the polls so far... democrats really turned out. ((christianne klein)) >> but can republicans overcome the deficit? politics now co-host patrick walker is here to go through the numbers. ((patrick walker)) >> the numbers are pretty stge at it. a record year as far as the number of people hitting the polls early. there are 1-point 46 million active registerred voters in nevada. 770-thousand people voted early in some capacity -- just over half. let's compare to 2012. there were 1 and a quarter million active voters in nevada. just over 700-thousand voted early -- 56 percent of active voters. and in 2008 -- there were just
than 2012. almost 650-thousand voted early... just shy of 53 percent. let's go check in with my politics now co-host... review - journal columnist steve sebelius. steve... let's start with this -- a record number of early voters... but it's the lowest percentage. how does that work? ((steve sebelius)) >> steve answers ((patrick walker)) >>-- what to watch for election night? turnout numbers! results in key states such as florida, north carolina, ohio and michigan.
you updated on all things politics on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((tedd florendo)) looks to be another warm day for the region as temps stay nearly 10 degrees above average not just today but through the extended. winds stay light and we humiidityand dewpoint readings. plenty of sunshine will occur through the extended as well. ................................ ... ............... hour by hour through the night stays extra mild and cooler through the evening with clear skies and light winds. expecting 60's late night and by morning with more clear skies and unseasonably warm temps. ... ................................ ................... weather headlines say expect close to record highs and lows. temps stay nearly 10 degrees ove average wi gn of in in the extended.changes late day and beyond. ((christianne klein))
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. this is 8 news now at six-thirty. ((paul joncich)) if you're one of those people who put a thousand down for the new 'tesla model 3'... don't expect to enjoy free 'super charging' like current owners have. tesla says it is phasing out free use of its super charger network. those are the charges that give you nearly 200 miles of travel in about 30 minutes of charging... compared with about 15 miles of travel on a standard charger. new customers will have to pay a small fee... but it's not clear how much that will cost. tesla says it will help roll out more charging stations across the country./// ((paul joncich))
streaming service called "directv now." according to 'variety'... the company could hand out free 'apple tv's" or "amazon fire tv's" to help power the service. the streaming service is expected to start out at 35- dollars a month... but it's not clear how many channels that will include./// ((paul joncich)) it looks like volkswagen may not be alone in its use of emissions rigging software. that scandal cost volkswagon 15- billion- dollars in settlements with the government. now, california regulators have reportedly discovered a new and rigging software on audi cars with diesel and gasoline engines... which let them cheat pollution tests. audi and u-s regultors are not commenting./// ((christianne klein)) toys r us is ready to burn the midnight oil. up next on the valley's news leader... how it's planning to buck the trend of closing on thanksgiving day... in a big way./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at
election races toward the finish line tuesday, many voters on both sides of the aisle are reporting strong feelings of anxiety and fear about the outcome. as roxana saberi reports... if politics is keeping you up at night you are not alone. annie montrose and jaymee martinez say their first presidential election has been extremely stressful.
what form does your stress take? (annie montrose) it's like a big headache that's just over and over again that just keeps coming on because you just hear the same things over and over again. (vo candidates or generic street shot?) they're not alone. (gfx 1: election stress - source: american psychological assn.) the american psychological association found more than half of voters surveyed say the presidential election is a significant source of concern. (vo asim shah) psychiatrist asim shah says that can lead to heart palpitations, nightmares, and trouble sleeping... t of medicine @2:54 - cut down as needed.) a person may have uncontrollable worry, uncontrollable anxiety, uncontrollable fear of what happens if a or b loses. (vo generic crowd shots) for many voters, the contentious hillary clinton-donald trump battle is causing more stress than past races. (rose tilson / brooklyn @115924 - 1 shot) literally a knot in my stomach. i feel an ulcer coming on. (sot curtis langdon / new jersey @120959) we are severely divided as a nation and that concerns me anymore than anything else. (vo / nat of candidates arguing) (gfx?) psychiatrists suggest you take frequent breaks from social media.. go for walks.. play with pets.. and avoid political debates with family and friends (sot dr asim shah @approx 5:45) we need
people not on our side. because that starts arguments. in some cases, medication may be recommended.. but doctors say cutting back on election headlinesmay just do the trick. roxana saberi, for cbs news, in new york. ((christianne klein)) >> dr. shah says studies show election stress is an equal opportunity worry... striking people in both major political parties.. men as well as women.. and spanning socioeconomic lines too./// ((paul joncich)) there's a new way to lose weight... and japanese scientists say it all has to do with virtual can hack a person's senses. that could help them at reduce their appetite... making low- fat foods taste better... even altering our perception of portion size. the inventor of the system says it can reduce the amount of food a person eats by 10 percent./// ((christianne klein)) we're a little more than two weeks away from black friday... and toys r us just announced its plans. the toy superstore will open its doors at 5 p-m thanksgiving
once they open up... the retailer says they'll stay open for 30 hours straight... until 11 p-m on black friday. this comes as other major retailers are bucking the trend of opening on thanksgiving day... mall of america being one of the largest shopping centers refusing to open on the actual holiday./// ((christianne klein)) plenty of people sounded off on this on our facebook page. christopher isn't a fan... calling for a boycott... or maybe triple the paycheck of the employees that day. and enjoying the family time instead. you can sound off at six every night... just go to our 8 news now facebook page./// ((weather toss))
and staying above average. expect close to record highs for a few days before changes late week. nearly 10 degrees above average and staying dry for a while. could see slightly cooler temps by veterans day and the weekend. ... ............. neighborhood by neighborhood temps in the 80's for many parts of the valley with the warmest temps over to the eastside of town in the mid 80's and westside foothills cooler as normal. some locals in the high 70's today and coolest up in the kyle canyon
... ............ regional temps also stayed extra mild today with temps from death valley to laughlin warmest. comfortable but above average for mesquite and over to moapa. coolest up in the central great basin and even cooler up in elko and the north ................................ ... ............ u.s. temps shows nearly 170 million people experiencing unseasonably warm temps from the pacific northwest through the midwest and over to the eastern seaboard. record numbers will be reached in seattle and boise for the next few days and even down to northern california. ................................ ... ............ satellite and radar show clear skies and a strong ridge of high
warm. we do expect some occasional clouds but otherwise no rain for a while. wind are also expected to stay light in the long terms as well. ................................ ... .................... tonight expect a low in the high 50's tonight and cool at times under clear skies. winds again not an issue overnight or tomorrow either. highs back in the 80's with the record being 83 set back in 1950. tomorrow expect light winds also for tomorrow with sunny skies and some clouds at times as well. ................................ ... ................... neighborhood by neighborhood temps tomorrow in the 80's again for the eastside of town where they will be warmest in the valley. we'll be in the high 70's again for the westside of the valley and coolest. ................... . extended forecast shows close to 80 for most of the week and nearly 10 degrees above normal for the first week of november. seeing some changes late week as we drop back to the 70's with a trough approaching the west coast. we will not get any rain with that trough unfortunately, but it will knock our warm weather pattern back to the 70's..
janet reno died early this morning at her home in miami. she had been fighting parkinson's disease for the past 20- years. reno served under president bill clinton from 1993 to 2001. during that time... she oversaw the convictions of domestic terrorist ted kaczynski and timothy mcveigh. there were also major controversies... like the 1993 waco standoff and the raid that led to the elian gonzalez... who ended up returning to cuba. janet reno was 78- years- old./// ((christianne klein)) jury selection was postponed today... in the charleston church shooting trial. 22- year- old dylann roof is accused of opening fire on a bible study class last year. nine people were killed and three others were hurt. today in court.. .a judge said a motion from roof and his defense team required immediate attention... which pushed back jury selection./// ((paul joncich))
blacklisted in hollywood... mel gibson is back. the movie he took the helm of... and how audiences reacted this weekend at the box office.... that's next on the valley's news leader./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at six-thirty. narrator: the target... seniors. danny tarkanian set up thirteen fake charities that preyed on vulnerable seniors...
fox just renewed the animated series for its 29-th and 30-th seasons. 30th season... it will have made 669 episodes. that will top "gunsmoke's" record for the most episodes of any scripted t-v show. the simpson's made their series debut back in 1989... but were featured on the 'tracey ullman show' two years earlier./// ((christianne klein)) marvel was able to make box office gold once again... as "doctor strange" took the top spot in theaters over the weekend. here in the states... the new marvel movie took in 85-
coming in second place was "trolls"... it took in about half of 'strange'... with 44- million dollars. and mel gibson's new movie "hacksaw ridge" rounded out the top three... taking in 14- million dollars. the movie is getting rave reviews... so it could end up bringing in even bigger numbers in the weeks to come./// ((paul joncich)) finally tonight... this is something you'll likely only see in the land down under! australian police found a baby koala bear inside a woman's purse. that's apparently a big no- no... the animal over the weekend... and had been caring for it until police made the discoery. she was arrested for outstanding warrants... and the 6- month old koala is in good condition at an animal hospital now. they've even given it a name.... alfred./// ((christianne klein))
as you make up your mind, remember -- congressman heck voted 10 times to defund planned parenthood. he even threatened to shut
down the government over it. 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.
and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! [ applause ] thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen. welcome, everyone, to the beginning of what we hope will be a very, very exciting week, because in two days from now, we will begin our annual teen tournament, but this year, coming to you from constitution hall in washington, d.c. an audience of about 2,000 or 3,000 people for every one of those shows. lots of excitement. kat and georjean, good to have you with us today. chuck, nice to see you again with your bow tie. let's go to work in the first round. here are the categories for the three of you, and for those who want to play along at home... next... followed by... hey... and finally...