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across the country -- americans are making their choice for president. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...we see how lawyers are volunteering their time to make sure everyone's voting rights are protected. ((brian loftus)) >> and...sherry says today's forecast is sure to get your vote! she has this morning's weather now before you head out to the polls. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 donald trump: (r) presidential nominee so it's now officially tuesday, november 8th (cheers) did you ever think you'd be hearing a major speech like at around close to 1 o-clock in the morning are we crazy? hillary clinton: (d) presidential nominee: >> although my name and
about is on that ballot."/// )) ((brian loftus)) we could possibly know who will be our next president by the end of the day. and some of the first votes have actually already been tallied. ((kirsten joyce)) >> a handful of tiny towns in new hampshire went to the polls overnight, starting at midnight... and early word from that small sample, is donald trump is leading clinton 32 - 25 percent. ./// ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley'ew ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. americans are heading out to the polls right now this morning. the aclu of nevada says around 150 lawyers will be heading to polling sites on election day in both reno and southern nevada.... to ensure eligible voters are able to cast their vote. the aclu mobilized legal observers during the last two presidential election cycles. officials say the most frequent issue is when a resident has their registration status challenged. ((tod story, executive director, aclu of nevada )) "we have not had issues with the equipment per
where individuals thought they were registered or they forgot to change their registration, they moved across town." ((brian loftus)) >> as for voter safety...metro says there's no credible threat here in the valley... but remind the community... if you see something... say something. aclu legal observers will be at polling sites when they open at 7am tomorrow and will stay until closing at 7pm./// ((kirsten joyce)) voters casting their ballots today may notice increased security at polling sites across the country.. including new york city where both presidt election results... just a mile apart from each other. the nypd and secret service say they are prepared for the massive security operation. the department of homeland security is also bracing for the threat of possible cyber attacks... a cyber command center is being manned 24 hours a day... with several federal agencies under one roof. security experts say they don't believe a cyber attack could actually change the vote count... but they do say it could cause confusion./// ((brian loftus))
tuesday will be glorious. lines will be long and the weather will be perfect. the high roller all lit up in red, white and blue. temps in the 60s this morning - feeling mild - with light winds. ........... sunny skies and fewer high clouds today with highs in the warm low 80s. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
should reopen at 5am. expect nightly closures through thursday due to construction. traffic in the spaghetti bowl is really quiet. from 6am to 2pm, be a lane closure between 215 and the speedway exit on southbound i-15 for guardrail repairs. back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce)) this year's election is expected to have a lot of people
even james corden is excited. (( benedict cumberbatch: >> what would you like me to read to you peter rabbit? james corden: >> ummm benedict cumberbatch: >> goldilocks and the three bears? james corden: >> ummm benedict cumberbatch: >> story of the 2016 u.s presidential election james corden: >> yes that one that one)) ((brian loftus)) >> coming up on good day... we'll see how the great story ends according to the late late show./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor.
((brian loftus)) there are so
many teens sex trafficked in las vegas - there's d every week to review their cases and get those involved the help they need. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the i-team's vanessa murphy brings you the story of one victim - and takes a closer look at the problem. ((vanessa murphy)) the glitz, the glam and the greed.... ((teen: he just wanted money.)) ((vanessa murphy)) this teen's story all too common in las vegas. her identity is protected due to safety concerns because of the danger she escaped. ((teen: i just sort of lost all my respect for myself and like what i had going for
from her southern nevada home, fell into drugs, and met an older man when she felt she had nowhere to go.... ((teen: he started telling me like little sweet nothings.)) ((vanessa murphy)) he offered food, shelter, shopping trips - it's called grooming... ((teen: it just turned out that it wasn't free....like there was stuff you had to do.)) ((vanessa murphy)) she was expected to sell sex and hand him the money. ((teen: he was like here you're gonna wear this tonight and then basically told ((vanessa murphy)) she describes about two months with her pimp...and another victim under his control. ((teen: he just pushed me harder. harder, harder, harder...he was like okay you need to go here, twice a day, you need to go there, maybe visit once, you need to text and call these people and just see what you can do.)) ((vanessa murphy)) vanessa standup: that's until an undercover metro officer picked her up on the street earlier this year.... she says he honked the horn, stopped for her, and she agreed
that's what police needed to take her into custody. ((court video: judge william voy: want to keep one step forward, all right?)) ((vanessa murphy)) she ended up here... there are so many teens like her identified as victims of sex trafficking in clark county.... ((susan rosky/public defender: yesterday was her first day of high school.)) ((vanessa murphy)) every wednesday morning in this courtroom.... ((prosecutor: so we would ask that she remain detained at this time.)) ((vanessa murphy)) appear in front of judge william voy and a team of professionals ready to begin outreach. from a 14 year old caught with a pimp for a second time... s behavior...)) ((vanessa murphy)) to several who continually try to run... ((she cut off her gps...)) ((vanessa murphy)) the goal is to treat them as victims - not as criminals. in some cases - rather than a charge for selling sex - what goes on the record is "minor in a gaming establishment..." many of the teens the i-team saw in court were tracked down in casinos on the las vegas strip... a problem area for police...in addition to hot spots downtown and stretches on tropicana and
majority of them under the control of someone like a pimp or are many of them choosing to do this on their own? lt. patricia spencer/metro police: what we find is nearly all are trafficked.)) ((vanessa murphy)) lieutenant patricia spencer is in charge of metro's vice unit - the same team that picked up this teen and her pimp. ((spencer: the pimps are the creme de la creme, right? so we go after the pimps any chance we get. )) ((vanessa murphy)) spencer is also leading a push to bust the customers - also kn ((spencer: it literally is modern day slavery. we say it over and over again and it really is true.)) ((vanessa murphy)) she says so far this year, metro has rescued more than 120 teens from sex trafficking. ((teen: life these days is so much brighter because i just, i stopped looking in the shadows you know for that love that i thought i wanted.)) ((vanessa murphy)) treatment for this teen continues....
psychiatric help, and counseling provided at agencies like the salvation army. the road to recovery can be a long one....because of the brainwashing from the pimps, the violence the victims may have endured and the trauma from selling sex. vanessa murphy, 8 news now.// ((kirsten joyce)) >> according to spencer, it's estimated within the first 48 hours after a teen has run away - they will encounter a pimp. ((brian loftus)) >> and she says the pimps recruit victims in many ways - whether it's on the stre media like instagram, facebook, and other apps to meet up./// ((demetria obilor)) welcome back to the
this year's election has people anxious including "late late show's host james corden" his nerves were so bad that he needed to hear a bed time story benedict cumberbatch: >> once upon a time in a land called america where there were states of blue to the north and red to the south and a beautiful white house in between lived a lady who wanted to rule the kingdom very much very very much some would say too much.
but daddy did the woman make it to the big whitehouse please tell me she made it to the big white house we can't tell that yet son and neith can the polls benedict cumberbatch: >> now let's just hope that when you wake up in the morning that every man and woman in america has turned out to vote. because no matter what your political affiliations are you have a civic duty to vote. and as long as you do no one can tell you that this election was rigged james corden: >> where are you looking daddy? sherry how's the
with the gorgeous weather... it could be you're allergic to elm or sage... or cheno... which is a weed that grows in the desert. ................. today's record high is 83... and we'll be right close to that just a couple of degrees away. ............. plenty of sun while a large low pressure heads into the pacific northwest and fewer high clouds ......... some soggy voting places today will be new orleans... to st. louis. ................ highs here at home stay warm for us through veterans day and the weekend. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
coast. polls will be opening at 7 a-m here in las vegas./// ((brian loftus)) the race is on for the white house... and we have your complete team coverage all day. ((kirsten joyce)) >> rememberm 8 news now is your local election headquarters... coming up at 5-am... we'll break down what voters can expect at the polls... as well as some of the freebies yoa if you show off your sticker. ((brian loftus)) >> that story and more coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// you're watching 8 news now good day. (("dad! dad! wake up! 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.
lisa: we have a weekend lacrosse tournament. ((brian loftus)) america's favorite animated family continues to leave their mark in the history books. fox has renewed "the simpsons" for is 29th and 30th seasons. that has the show set to reach their 669th episode. the previous record was held by "gunsmoke" - which aired 635 episodes./// ((kirsten joyce)) a little bird, that some say looks like donald trump, is
your vote counts today.. as we find out who will be our next president. the last minute campaign push from the candidates.. to rally in voters. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- voting is already underway in some parts of the country. we take a look at what nevadans can expect.. when they head to the polls. ((brian loftus)) >> and, who doesn't like the word "free"? we check out some local businesses giving away "freebies" on this election day. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, the right now./// ((brian loftus)) thanks for joining us, i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. voters are already hitting the polls on the east coast... and just in a few hours right here in las vegas. 8 news now is your local election headquarters... reid binion has the latest on this election day. nats: "midnight." voters in dixville notch, new hampshire - casting