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a motorcycle rider is fighting for his life.. after being involved in a crash. we're live from sahara and nellis with the latest. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- a man is is expected in court today.. after he's accused of sexually assaulting children in his home. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, overnight thunderstorms are moving away, but sherry says more rain is on the way today. grab your umbrella for your weather now forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now,v brian loftus >> thanks for waking up with us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> i'm kirsten joyce. this morning, much of sahara remains blocked off.. as metro police continue to investigate a serious crash....leaving one driver fighting for his life. ((brian loftus)) >> it happened around 12-30... right off of nellis. that's where we find 8 news now reporter nia wong with the latest, nia? ((nia wong))
blocked off from arden to marion. based on their investigation so far, they believe a motorcyclist and a white corvette were racing before another vehicle pulled out in front of them from the shooters bar behind me. >> you can still see debris from this crash in the road. police say both vehicles were headed eastbound on sahara. they believe the white corvette was in the left lane, while the 2005 kawasaki motorcycle was in the right. when the yaris pulled out from a stop sign, investigators say it was the motorcyclist who ended up crashing into t we're told the motorcyclist is fighting for his life this morning. as for the driver of the yaris....police suspect he had been drinking and he is now in jail where they are checking his blood alcohol level. there was one more passenger in the yaris who claims to be hurt in his upper body. ((sgt. robert stauffer/lvmpd fatal detail: "yeah, on it's face this is a right of way violation at the stop sign on the part of the toyota yauris." )) ((nia wong)) >> police say they're also trying to figure out the speed of
investigation. as police were helping the people hurt here off sahara and carillo...the other vehicle beieved to have been racing the motorcyclist left the scene. once again, police describe it as a white corvette with no license plate. ((nia wong)) >> police say they're going to have this portion of sahara blocked off for at least the next hour. reporting live from east las vegas. nia wong 8 news now./// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// ((demetria obilor)) ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) charleston. ((demetria obilor)) ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your
lamb.. where police say a man was shot and killed. details are still limited.. but as soon as we get information, we'll update you on air and online. /// brian loftus >> today... kids... and performing sex acts with them is set to appear before a judge. kirsten joyce >> 63-year-old... jose azucena was arrested earlier this month... and faces several felony charges. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live outside the regional justice center... with the latest on this case. good morning, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... azuzena... is being held in jail without bail... and his next court appearance is set for 8-o'clock this morning.
arrested on november 12th. police say over the past year, he used candy to lure children into his apartment near nellis and charleston. court documents claim... azucena would expose himself and sexually assault the children... then said he would hurt or kill their parents if they said what happened. when questioned -- he denied the allegations. police say they know of at least 4 victims -- but there could be more. azucena is being held on several felony counts including... kidnapping... sexual assaultg and lewdness with a minor. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) >> michael, do police suspect there could be other victims? ((michael stevens)) >> right now they're not sure... however, they're asking anyone who thinks their child may have been involved to call police. brian? ((brian loftus)) a brand new hotel has
we'll show you what the lucky dragon has to offer. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- getting on the freeway faster. the changes you can expect at the south rancho,u-s 95 interchange this morning, in "what's driving you crazy?" /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
((brian loftus)) we want you to be part of our just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. click on the contest tab.. and upload a picture of what you're thankful this thanksgiving. 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 newscast./// ((kirsten joyce)) the lucky dragon is the newest hotel on the las vegas strip to open for business. doors opened to the public on saturday... it's located on sahara, just
thousand square foot casino floor. hotel officials say they want to be the most authentic asian cultural and gaming experience you can find on the strip. the casino game mix is heavily focused on popular asian card games including baccarat and pai gow. according to the hotel's website... a single king room will set you back 499- dollars./// ((brian loftus)) and we'd like to give a big congrats the wonderful ladies of this morning show -- kirsten, sherry, and demetria -- for news team" at the silver state awards over the weekend. sherry how's the weather today?
we've seen vivid lightning. ........ rain sliding in from california this morning, but it's weakening along i-15 we should get through the morning commute before the rain makes it into the valley. ........ highs in the 60s today and grab the umbrella. then sunny for thanksgiving. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((brian loftus)) president elect donald elect donald trump has been very
trump also met with new jersey governor chris christie... as far as moving into the white house.. trump says his wife, melanie, and his son, barron.. will not be moving into the white house right away. they are waiting until barron finishes the school year. /// ((brian loftus)) the vice president elect made his appearance on cbs' face the nation. mike pence spoke about the change in washington d-c.. transitions efforts.. and did some damage control on one of donald trump's tweet. pence was called out by an actor after the a and trump found that to be rude: ((:33 "i wasn't offended by what was said. i'll leave that to others on whether it was the appropriate venue to say it. but i want to reassure the people that were disappointed with the election results, people are feeling anxious about this time and the life of our nation that the president elect donald trump meant what he said... he's gonna be the president of all the people of the united states of america. :56)) ((brian loftus)) >> at the end of the show... the cast spoke to pence from the
would inspire him to uphold american values and work on behalf of all americans. after 8 news now good day, the actor who made that comment.. will be on cbs this morning to talk about the situation. /// ((kirsten joyce)) we're learning more information about a deadly plane crash in elko... . the plane crashed friday night in the parking lot of the airport after takeoff. everyone on board died... we've learned the pilot saved lives on the ground by crashing into the parking lot.. and avoided nearby homes and businesses the f-a-a is now investigating the cause of the let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) 215 is back open around the airport connector after a full-on weekend closure there are cones on the strip by convention center drive. crews are working to wrap up the county's convention center drive project. ((demetria obilor))
and show you're a valid nevada resident. /// ((kirsten joyce)) toy's- r- us is pulling a toy from its stores.. what a washington state couple claims happened.. after they bought a tonka toy truck. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- we're about a week away from cyber monday deals! which stores aren't waiting till next week to give you the best bang for your buck. ///
light on wall street this week because of the thanksgiving holiday. dow fell 35 points. nasdaq dropped 12 points.// toys-r-us has temporarily stopped sell the "tonka 12 volt ride-on dump truck" after one of the trucks burst into flames. a family in washington state was taking the truck home when they say it caught fire.. all but destroying their pick up. toys-r-us said it appears to be an isolated incident.. and has taken the toy truck off its apple says it will replace batteries in some of its 6-s models... because the phones unexpectedly shut down. apple says the defect only affects a small number of phones manufactured between september and october 2015. it comes after samsung's massive smartphone recall because of exploding batteries.. apple wants to reassure customers the i phone batteries don't pose a safety risk.// brian and kirsten? ((brian loftus)) >> and jill, holiday deals are starting earlier and earlier. what can you tell us?
drive on-ramp to northbound 95. traffic should now flow a lot better this past weekend, crews were out changing the ramp meter signs. so, now, two cars will be permitted per green light, instead of just one. ndot expects this change to improve ramp metering efficiency, thereby increasing traffic flows and reducing vehicle back-ups. the meters will turn on during peak travel times. remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you.///
one person remains in critical condition after being in a serious crash. what police say led up to a motorcycle crashing into a vehicle. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- four police officers in the country.. shot in 24- hours. how they're doing this morning.. as police continue to look for the suspects. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, sherry is keeping an eye on some early morning rain & thundershowers. for your monday... ((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)) >> i'm brian loftus. police believe two vehicles were racing before ending up in a serious crash off sahara and nellis. ((kirsten joyce)) >> that's where we find 8 news now reporter nia wong who is live with what happened. nia?
this morning police tell me one driver is fighting for his life...another in jail, suspected of drinking and a third driver has fled the scene. it happened here behind me just after midnight. >> police say a white corvette and a 2005 kawasaki motorcycle were racing eastbound on sahara. they believe the white corvette was in the left lane, while the 2005 kawasaki motorcycle was in the right. when the yaris pulled out from a stop sign, investigators say it was the motorcyclist who ended up crashing into the vehicle. we're told the motorcyct morning. as for the driver of the yaris....police suspect he had been drinking and he is now in jail where they are checking his blood alcohol level. there was one more passenger in the yaris who claims to be hurt in his upper body. based on their investigation so far....they say this looks like a right of way violation on the yaris... ((sgt. robert stauffer/lvmpd fatal detail: "when you have two vehicles side bys ide it becomes more evident something is coming down the roadway as opposed from a single headlight from a motorcycle, so it should have tended to make him more visible coming down the roadway, it just
the people hurt here off sahara...the white corvette left the scene. you can still see debris from this crash in the road. ((nia wong)) >> this portion of sahara from arden to marion is still closed off as they continue their investigation. expect this to be closed off for the next hour. reporting live from east las vegas. nia wong 8 news now./// ((demetria obilor)) sahara is closed between marion and arden after a serious crash. alternates. 215 is back openi n both directions near the airport connector after a weekend closure. there's more traffic along southbound i-15 and charleston. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce))
((kirsten joyce)) >> a 63 year-old man accused of performing sex acts with children is expected in court today. ((brian loftus)) >> jose azucena... has been in jail since his arrest earlier this month. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live this morning outside the regional justice center... with more. good morning, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... azuzena's court appearance is set the 63-year-old was arrested on november 12th. police say over the past year, he used candy to lure children into his apartment near nellis and charleston. court documents claim... azucena would expose himself and sexually assault the children... then said he would hurt or kill their parents if they said what happened.
4 victims -- but there could be more. azucena is being held on several felony counts including... kidnapping... sexual assault against a child... and lewdness with a minor. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) in 24 hours, four police officers were shot in the line of the duty. ((kirsten joyce)) >> how many of the suspects have been arrested...next on 8 news now good day. ((demetria obilor))
am i actually pushing these guys who ran out of gas six miles on a lonely highway? or is this a metaphor for how i'm constantly pushing myself to make a tastier sandwich? like my new pepper jack ranch spicy chicken sandwich with spicy pepper jack cheese, spicy ranch, and spicy all-white-meat chicken. but judging from the third-degree sunburn, and the fact that i can't feel my legs, i'd say i'm actually pushing this car. the pepper jack ranch spicy chicken sandwich. taste it before it's gone.
traffic stops by suspects.. who pulled up to the scene in their cars. hena daniels has the latest. the search continues in san antonio this morning for the man police say shot and killed detective benjamin marconi, a 20 year veteran of the force. investigators released this picture of a person of interest. most families will be celebrating the holidays, sapd will be burying one of its own because of an ultimate act of cowardice. witnesses say marconi was writing a ticket during a traffic stop outside of police headquarters on sunday - when the suspect pulled behind marconi in a black sedan, walked up to drivers side window of the squad car and opened fire the suspect reached the driver side door he fired a gunshot toward detective marconi striking him in the head. the suspect then reached in through the open window and fired a second shot. this was not the only case of an officer being shot in the line of duty in the last 12 hours... a st. louis, missouri police sergeant is in critical but stable condition in what investigators are calling an ambush. the officer was sitting in traffic when another car
the officer says he saw the muzzle flash and felt the window breaking as the shots came through and hit him in the head. another missouri officer was shot during a traffic stop last night. this one in gladstone, a suburb of kansas city. the officer is expected to survive. and in sanibel florida, outside fort myers, officer jarred ciccone was shot in the shoulder while sitting in his car a traffic stop... ciccone was treated at the hospital and released. hena daniels cbs news ((brian loftus)) >> authorities say the suspects wanted in gladstone and st. louis attacks... were both shot and killed by police. in sanibel, florida.. police say the suspect barricaded himself in his home.. and was later taken into custody. /// ((kirsten joyce)) if you've ever had a question you wanted to ask someone in law enforcement... let us know! we're asking sheriff joe lombardo questions from the viewers every wednesday. to submit a question.. go to las vegas now dot com.
every wednesday between 6:30 and 7 a-m./// let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) there are reports of a crash on westbound 215 and windmill. over on the west side, watch out for a wreck at the lake mead/rainbow intersection. troopers are on the scene. it's on ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((brian loftus))
hummus and spreads.. due to a possible listeria contamination. the fda says the affected products were manufactured before november 8th.. at a plant where listeria was found. you're urged to throw away any produce with a "best before" date through january 23, 2017. /// ((brian loftus)) talk about a foam party! this was the scene over in santa clara, california.. where a mysterious white foam spilled into the streets. an environmental group was called out to clean it up. fire officials later found that it ws that malfuctioned at mineta san jose international airport. the foam was about close to four feet tall... and filled the size of a city block. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk))
on the roads with demetria. /// ((demetria obilor)) really starting to slow down leading up to the spaghetti bowl. there's a lot of construction in this area, as well. it's all for the state's project neon. right here, you can see that the northbound 95 exit to mlk is closed off. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you.///
leaders .. answered ... ((kirsten joyce)) >> the mayor of boulder city sits down with us .... in monday mornings with the mayors. ((brian loftus)) plus... the holidays just around the corner .. some gift ideas to help you cross names off your shopping list. those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news