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tv   8 News Now at 6 PM  CBS  November 25, 2016 6:00pm-6:30pm PST

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downtown las vegas... near fremont street and eastern.. that is where shakala al-vu-rainga is... shakala... ((shakala alvaranga)) the shooting happened in the 2100 block of sunrise avenue... near fremont and eastern. police say a hispanic man in his thirties died from an apparent gunshot wound. a woman is currently being held by police. investigators believe she and the victim ve apartment. they aren't calling her a suspect at this time -- but she has been detained so police can hear her side of the story. as for a motive in this case ... police say this is a neighborhood that has a history with gangs. the victim involved in the shooting has gang ties in the community. so they are trying to figure out if that played any role in what happened. "we've made a lot of effort into this area with officers trying to reduce the crime but every once in a while there are some peopple aaround there that area still involved
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the man's heartbroken family was devastated at the news.. overwhelmed with emotions, they were visibly upset and hurt about what happened. ((shakala alvaranga)) police are now interviewing the woman inside of that apartment. they say she will be a key piece into figuring out what happened this afternoon. reporting live shakala alvaranga 8 news now. /// ((christianne klein)) one of the busiest shopng big crowds on the hunt for the best bargains. this was the line at walker furniture this morning.. sent to us by a publicist for the company. you can see just how far it stretched. ((mauricio marin)) >> reporter brittany edney has more on the shopping frenzy plus what it was like for those working behind the register. from early christmas shopping to just scoring stuff on sales.... shoppers dealt with all the black friday chaos in order to bring home the best buys. ((alexia stein, black friday shopper "this is the first time that i've gone black friday shopping and it's been like
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being the store" ((brittany edney)) one retail associate we spoke to says the shift can be a little bit crazy at times but you just have to stay caffeinated and let the crowd energy fuel the day. 01:41--:51 ((matthew wilcock, retail worker "if you make commission, black friday is your best day, black friday is the day your going to have the most pay, the most sales and the most fun. and also, you're going to be tired by the end of the day.")) ((brittany edney)) >> and if you didn't make it out to the stores today or just didn't feel like dealing with don't forget you still have cyber monday coming up... where you can do all your shopping online. brittany edney, 8 news now./// ((christianne klein)) across the country bargain hunters flooded shopping malls today for black friday. and it is shaping up to be one of the best seasons yet for retailers. marlie hall reports from jersey city.. new jersey:
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department store in jersey city . drawn in by door-buster deals. tracy armstead tried to break the black friday habit but the deep discounts were too good to pass up. (tracy armstead/jersey city, nj shopper) ta: i swore i would not come out on black friday but we decided to come. kohls sent me some great coupons so i said why not we'll just come out and take a look. // mh: so the coupons changed your mind? ta: it did. it absolutely did. finding a parking spot is a challenge.. but shoppers say it's worth it. ( brandon garcia/miami shopper) because the mall is giving out good deals." in columbus, ohio some men were there to give support while others did the shopping. "he didn't really want to go unless he could come with somebody, and i was the only one he could get to go with, so..." (marlie hall/cbs news/jersey city, nj) around 137 million people plan to do their shopping during the thanksgiving weekend, according to the national retail federation. that includes in store and online shopping which is expected surge as much as ten percent this year. (bria richard/dallas shopper)
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there, but my sister likes the cyber monday thing." a record 41 percent of all sales are predicted to come from mobile devices. (pat courtney/ manchester, ct shopper) "these days you get up on thanksgiving, order it online and you come out just out of habit really." online shopping was so intense friday that traffic briefly overwhelmed macy's web site. experts predict total holiday sales will surge 3-point-6 percent over last year to more than 655-billion dollars. marlie hall, cbs news, jersey city, new jersey. ((christiann told cbs news they were working quickly to alleviate the delay issue./// ((mauricio marin)) americans are not the only country making black friday a shopping tradition. brazilians don't celebrate thanksgiving... but black friday shopping became a tradition there a couple of years ago. now it happens every year the last friday of november. much like u-s stores.. they open earlier and offer big discounts on their merchandise./// ((mauricio marin)) a holiday tradition here in
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and turning the switch on for the first time tonight. it is at opportunity village.. at oakey and torrey pines.. and that is where tedd florendo is ... tedd... ((tedd florendo)) (( we had big storms that pushed through east clark county this morning but have not since dissipated. flooding was big in golden valley, arizona but now we're seeing much mostly clouds right now high humidity and dewpoints due to the rain that passed through this morning. winds breezy at times but cool 60's today and not 70's that's for sure. .......... ......................... .............
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expect. temps cooling off bigtime as skies beging to clear tonight. temps in the mid 50's and sunny and chilly by tomorrow a.m. for your morning commute. we'll have your thanksgiving forecast coming up in a few minutes
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there is someone on your list who is impossible to shop for. plus there are host and hostess gifts to grab .. and items to help you entertain. consumer advocate michelle mortensen is running down all the must haves in her holiday gift guide . and you can browse the whole gift guide on las vegas now dot com as well. in this report -- it's all about homes .. hosts and the hard to shop for.
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resurrecting the glamour of pampering. vo these tic tac toe board games are a perfect gift for the man or woman who has everything. luxiourusly made in wood and acrylic. it's a perfect cofee table addition. on cam why carry an ordinary umbrella when you can don this giraffe one. it's traditional and whimsical all at once. vo these sapphire agate book ends are impressively distinct.. and perfect for someone with distinct taste. each geode is one of a kind. vo gemstone ... these jaguar bookends will please the voracious reader with a stylish home.. vo speaking of stylish ... this globe icebucket ... or skull decater... will jazz up any home bar. a perfect choice for the bar enthusiast ... who is also hard to shop for. vo and these cocktail confession coasters with witty quips ... like call me old fashioned are sure to delight. on cam family members like grandparents .. aunts and uncles can sometimes be the most difficult to shop for ..
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they can cover up in a delightful throw ... that's cuddly and warm as it is chic. vo or give grandma and grandpa one of these awesome silhoettes from vonjet. each one is individually designed, crafted and treated as a unique piece of art. each one can be hand crafted from just a picture of your child .. taken from a phone. on cam and these picture book from chatbooks are amazing and simple to make. just download their app ... and pick 30 to 366 phontos from your phone, instagram, facebook, or computer. then they'll create one of these scrapbooks they will treasure for life. host and hostess gifts but we've got you covered. twig terrarium is the perfect, unique gift at any holiday party. vo these beautiful planters and arrangements can be created by you .. or grab one of their fantastic ready to go desings that bring the outdoors in with fun and whimsy. vo snow globes are classic gifts ... but i bet no one has one like these. this skull and perfume bottle take the winter classic up a notch. vo or inspire your hosts creative side with this cute art sketching set ... or these delightful pens with monkeys and elephants on top. vo and forget candles ...
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impressive crystal one from z gallerie that lights up a room. on cam now for your home... i've got gifts just for you. vo love these cofee and tea makers from mr. coffee.... brew a single cup ... or custom flavor infused tea. vo the avelina dispenser will make your holiday part a swanky soiree. melding lux gold and glass together. vo dress up your home bar with this stemware and shaker set vo or dress up your dinner table with these bejewled salt and peper shakers. on cam finally if you know anyone who hates critters in their home .. designed to remove pesky visitors safely and humanely. want to know more about any of these gifts? check out my online gift guide on our station website ... our pinterest page or my facebook ... for these gifts and so much more. ((mauricio marin)) black friday just marks the start of the holiday shopping season. tomorrow is small business saturday. it is a day where customers are encouraged to shop locally... and it shows no signs of slowing down.
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than 16 billion dollars in sales. that was up about 14 percent from the previous year. for many local small businesses.. it is one of the biggest shopping days of the year./// ((christianne klein)) a tree to remember. we will tell you about the official christmas tree of the white house.. and the tradition behind it... next on the valley's news leader... news music voice over: "you're watching the valley's news
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this is 8 news now at six." ((christianne klein)) a volcano is mexico started spewing ash three miles into the air today. the sight startled observers who were watching the volcano's crater. officials say there have been more than 300 low intensity eruptions in the area over the last 24 hours. health warnings have also been
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the volcano also had a large eruption in april.. spewing smoke.. ash and lava./// ((christianne klein)) if you're looking for a four-legged companion this holiday season.... the animal foundation is waiving all it's adoption fees through monday. that means you can take your pick from 128 dogs and 15 cats free of charge. zappos is helping to cover the cost. all adopted pets come spayed or neutered, microchipped, and up ((mauricio marin)) the white house is switching over to christmas the day after thanksgiving. first lady michelle obama started her final decking of the halls today as the official tree arrived. it has been an annual tradition since 19-66 that the first lady watches the tree be delivered to the blue room. a horse-drawn carriage brought the tree to the front white house drive, as a four-piece military band played "o christmas tree." it's a 19-foot douglas fir from pennsylvania.///
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tree is being lit tonight.. right here in the valley at the magical forest at opportunity village. ((christianne klein)) >> tedd florendo is out there at oakey and torrey pines.. tedd... ((tedd florendo)) ((christianne klein))
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weekend. disney has announced that tickets for "rogue one" a star wars story" will go on sale monday. the official star wars account tweeted that out today. "rogue one" is both a spinoff of "star wars" and a prequel. december 16-th./// ((mauricio marin)) the battle for fremont cannon is less then a day away. ((christianne klein)) >> unlv looking to keep it in vegas in back to back years for the first time in a long time. ((chris maathuis)) >> you'd have to go back 12 years.. and we're going to go back 12 years some of the plays and players who went through their college careers and never lost to reno. plus... guess who's not playing in the mountain west title game? more coming up here on cannel 8.
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they'll kick off with their reno rivals at 1 p.m. unlv is looking to do something they haven't done in over a decade and that's win back to back games against the pack. we thought we'd rewind the tapes and look at a few of the plays and players who were a big part of unlv's five game winning streak. (( )) what's your plan, to keep the cannon, what's your plan tokeep the cannon. this is the way we want it to be isn't it... yes.. you got your backs against the wall we are up against it.. now they're going to find out about us.... can't see nothing in front of me...
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that you'd expect us to play with. joe haro. rb everyone saying the rebs are slow off the ball.. this is us we can do it. rushcard dodd masters... coaches are telling us work on technique and it'll take us home so we worked hard on our technique.. this time a hard fought 21-17 win it marks 200th career win for john robinson. the battle lines were drawn the prize this red cannon... adam seward/lb; "we went out and played well and stopped a good unr football team and it wasn't even close it was a great win for us." 48-13 win.. we mentioned 35 unanswered.. we'll win with the rebels of unlv.. we're one and oh now.. if you don't like these gusy, you really won't like the next guys do we. unlv go fight win."
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faces.. john robinson lost his first game to reno and never lost again as head coach. tony sanchez has a chance to out do that... he won his first game against em last year and can make it two in a row for the first time in over a decade. again, kickoff 1 pm at sam boyd. here's a stunner in college football... the boise state broncos having trouble in colorado springs. air force blocks a punt for a touchdown... falcons led at the half. lets take ya to the 4th... late in the 4th... brett rypien goed the 5.. you're thinking surely the broncos have some creative play... but they rush jeremy mcnichols three straight into the line and were stuffed. then on 4th rypien tries and he's turned back... so wyoming plays san diego state in the mountain west title game. the winner coming to las vegas
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standings... who would've guessed that wyoming would be sitting on top of the mountain division and playing new mexico tomorrow and win or lose they're in the mountain west title game. they'll playing san diego state in the league championship game... but checking the west standings... hawaii is a suprrise... fresno winless... that's a little surprising... unlv can finish 4-4 with a win and reno would drop to 2-6 if the rebs beat em tomorrow. ((chris maathuis)) the tcu horned frogs are back in las vegas... last time unlv played this team they w mountain west. times have changed... two schools have met 20 times, but this will be the first time since 2012. one of the great games between the two schools happened in the mountain west tourney and wink adams single handedly saved unlv from losing in the opening round. tonight's tip is at 7:30, not 7. we will be right back./// ((christianne klein)) right now at 6:30...
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