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patrick? ((patrick walker)) >> detectives describe this as an unspeakable crime. an 8 year old girl playing outside with her younger brother in this condo complex behind me. that innocent moment... turning horrific thursday afternoon after a man approached the kids. take a good look at this sketch... it's the best description we have of the suspect right now. investigators say he told the young boy to go inside... then took the little girl to a secluded area the girl told her mother what happened... and she called police. the lead investigator calls the case "gutwrenching"... and the brazen nature of the assault out in public at the condo complex has pushed officers to work around-the-clock to find the man responsible. ((lt. david valenta/metro sexual assault unit: "right now, this is absolutely a number one priority case, we have everybody working this, from patrol officers on the street to every detective and crime scene investigator.")) >> we're told the man is a total stranger... which police say makes
could offend again. ((patrick walker)) >> the suspect is described as a white man, thin build with light colored or salt-and-pepper hair, last seen in a blue t-shirt and black jeans. if you have any information... you're urged to call crimestoppers. paul... ((paul joncich)) >> are police looking to see if this suspect could be responsible for other sex crimes? ((patrick walker)) >> they are. the lieutenant t isolated... they're comparing the information in this case to other open cases to determine that./// ((christianne klein)) chaos and confusion broke out on the sprawling campus of ohio state university during a violent attack on students... and tonight... we're learning new details about
ended with him dead and 11 people injured. brook silva-braga reports from columbus. authorities identified the man behind the attack at ohio state university as a student -- abdul razak ali artan. police say the 18-year-old drove his car over a curb and into a crowd of pedestrians monday morning, then jumped out of the car and began stabbing victims with a butcher knife. (monica moll, osu director of public safety) "at 9:52 called on to their audio in dispatch center, a few seconds later the oficer l indicated officer in trouble, indicated there was a man with a knife." university police officer alan horujko (ha-rooch-ko) was nearby and immediately took action, shooting and killing artan just one minute after the attack began. (monica moll, osu director of public safety) "16:06:20 officer engaged suspcet and fired shots and used deadly force to stop the threat." one student was on his way to class and was nearby when the car hit the curb. "i heard it and then i just saw everyone running.
people get hurt, but when the gunshots ran out i ran for cover." (brook silva-braga/cbs news/columbus) "11 people were injured -- one of whom is in critical condition. the injured include a faculty member and students." artan is somali-born and was living in the united states as legal permanent resident. it's believed to be his first semester at o-s-u. investigators say they haven't learned what motivated the attack, but authorities are looking into whether it may have been an act of terrorism. brook silva-braga, cbs news, columbus. >> school officials are urging students to let loved ones know they are safe. classes are expected to resume tomorrow./// weather open ((katie boer)) alerts: a wind advisory is in place for central nye co until 7pm tonight. winds peak this afternoon. winds: nw 25-35 (gusts up to 45mph) ................... light snow has been falling
utah today ................... 4" of new snow up at mt. charleston overnight -- although it's completely quiet on the radar there now ..................... northerly breezes develop this afternoon. should remain gusty at times through tuesday afternoon. ..................... by tuesday night look for a sharp dip in overnight temps -- first freeze of the as for some portions of the mojave desert and the colder perimeter zones of the lv metro area. ..................... cool and dry for the rest of the mid week with temps. remaining 5-8 degrees below normal ((paul joncich)) >> if you didn't max out your credit cards on black friday... you had another chance today. it's cyber monday... and our own michael stevens ventured inside the online retailer zappos... to see what it's like on one of their busiest days of the year. you can hear the phones ringing, it's certainly a very busy day inside zappos... because it's cyber monday. a huge day for this online retailer. and to talk a little more is
happy cyber monday to you michael. so what is it like in here -- right now. what's the environment? what's the mood? it's crazy you can feel the energy, you can tell everyone is getting really excited. and very electric i would say. how big of a day is it for zappos -- getting into the holiday season? it's our biggest day of the year. all weekend has been fairly busy... but for us as a dot com retailer -- it's our largest day. what do you tell your monday? when taking this influx of calls? don't panic. what are some of the hottest items? uggs. nike. north face and columbia. kelly thank you so much. certainly a very busy day inside zappos. ((paul joncich)) with all so much
the u-s postal service is preparing for it's largest delivery season. they expect to handle nearly 750 million packages this holiday season. that's more than a 12 percent increase over last year. for those wanting a stress-free holiday without leaving your home... the u-s postal service has several differento purchasing and printing your shipping label online and a free package pickup service when your mail carrier drops off mail. ((paul joncich)) and to make sure your packages make it in time for christmas. here are the dates you need to keep in mind. for military families: packages need to be shipped by december 9th... within the u.s., ground shipping must be done by december 15th... and for priority mail express the deadline is december 23rd. ((christianne klein)) meanwhile...
deliveries means the increase of theft... "nextdoor"... a free and private social network for neighborhoods... recently did a survey and found more than 40 percent of residents across the country reported a stolen package. 61 percent said they didn't have one delivered because they were afraid it would be stolen. while 80 percent said they were likely to ask a neighbor to keep an eye out for the delivery./// ((paul joncich)) cubans continue their nine days of mourning... nine days of mourning... president fidel castro. ((christianne klein)) >> but in miami it's a different tone. up next we take you to little havana for the latest. ((paul joncich)) >> and straight ahead... a theme park skating rink's attempt at attracting customers.... causes a revolt. their idea of freezing sea creatures into the ice.... getting a cold reception.
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mourning is underway in havana at the revolution plaza. tens of thousands of cubans lined up to pay tribute to fidel castro. ((paul joncich)) >> the former president died on friday at the age of 90. although fidel castro has been widely vilified for isolating and oppressing the cuban nation, some in havana admire him as a revolutionary who stood up to the united states. in miami, it's community of cuban exiles is callinig on cuba to finally allow more freedom for its people, now that castro no longer casts his shadow. ((: medina/community organizer) it leaves a lot of hope and aspirations for a free and prosperous cuba with opportunities for everyone.)) ((paul joncich)) >> wednesday a procession will carry castro's ashes to santiago. the funeral is planned for sunday./// ((paul joncich)) of course here in the valley we have a large cuban population as well. ((christianne klein)) >> but questions remain about what fidel castro's death means. 8 news now reporter karen castro found out why the local cuban community may be divided on this matter. ((karen castro)) >> las vegas is home to more than 20-thousand cubans...
castro's death. for those living in exile, it marks the end of a dark era... while others believe... when it comes to politics, castro's death will not improve living conditions in the island. experts say the passing of the longtime dictator is symbolic and will not have an impact on political reform. his younger brother, raul castro, remains in power. unlv political science professor, john tuman, describes raul as more pragmatic. he says the cuban-american community is cautiously optimistic that their leader will continueo u-s. however, tuman believes the collapse of the communist government is unlikely after castro's death. ((john tuman - political science professor, unlv: i think that the cuban communist party does have a largest structure, it does have some roots in society. i think some people are eager for economic and political reform but i think it's difficult to say in which direction it will go in.)) ((karen castro))
agreement to begin mending relations. since then, it's easier for americans to travel to cuba and bring back goods... the u-s embassy in havana has also reopened. ((karen castro)) >> it's unclear what the cuban-american relations will look like under a donald trump administration. but the u-s congress has the power to end the trade embargo on the island nation. ((christianne klein)) sticking with cuba.... the first commercial flights from the u-s to havana in more than 50 years landed there today. but u.s. tourism to cuba iss twelve "authorized travel" categories to go-- those include travel for athletic competitions, educational research, and family visits./// ((paul joncich)) more cone zones along i-15 as crews work on another widening project. ((christianne klein)) >> where and how long you can expect those closures. that's straight ahead on the valley's news leader./// announcer: you're
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80-foot englemann spruce is scheduled for december 6th. we're told the tree stopped at 31 locations along the way./// ((christianne klein)) from trees to toys... we're partnering with towbin fiat alpha romeo for a toy giveaway. katie is out at the drive where we plan to stuff as many fiat cars with toys as possible. ((katie boer)) alerts: a wind advisory is in place for central nye co until
winds peak this afternoon. winds: nw 25-35 (gusts up to 45mph) ................... light snow has been falling lincoln co, mohave co and sw utah today ................... 4" of new snow up at mt. charleston overnight -- although it's completely quiet on the radar there now ..................... northerly breezes develop this afternoon. should remain
construction along the i-15 this week... traffic anchor demetria obilor explains when and where you could run into delays, in "what's driving you crazy?" (( )) demetria obilor: nightly lane restrictions are slated to begin tonight along i-15, in both directions, between craig and speedway. it's all for the state's i-15
5am sunday through thursday night today through december 9. the state says this project will widen a 5-mile strech of highway from four to six travel lanes. crews will also widen and four overpass structures at range road and the union pacific railroad tracks. construction should wrap up in early 2018. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas dot com. ((paul joncich)) somebody thought it was a cool idea to freeze dead fish into the ice of a skating rink. ((christianne klein)) >> but it did not get a good reaction. why many are calling the family attraction tasteless and a desecration of life./// announcer: you're
'space world', has apologized for freezing five thousand fish in a skating rink. ((paul joncich)) >> yesterday the park was forced to close the attraction after public backlash. the special winter attraction was called "freezing port." crabs and other shellfish, embedded into the ice. ((christianne klein)) >> space world manager says the social media reaction has been "brutal." he adds the park will remove the fish from the skate rink, hold an appropriate religious service for them, and then reuse them as fertilizer. ((christianne klein)) of course you guys have took to social media... and some share the same sentiment as those in japan. anita writes... those fish don't look like they are in the ice....tell me how do
religious" burial for fish? the excuses people make for their unethical behavior is unbelievable. ((paul joncich)) >> on the flip side jessicuhh says... that's hilarious. i bet it was quite a sight. so what if they took already dead, ready for consumption, fish and froze them in their ice rink. makes it seem more realistic like a frozen pond. people need to get off their soap boxes and find a sense of humor. tracy looks at it this way: but to cut and eat them while they are still alive on the plate is okay? these fish were already dead... i remember, you can always chime in on many of the stories you see on the 8 news now facebook page./// ((christianne klein)) coming up on the
((christianne klein)) it's cyber monday... the biggest day of year for online shopping. ((paul joncich)) >> up to 122-million people will be on their computers, looking for bargains! and a lot of those deals are on amazon. they're expecting to beat last year record of selling more than 54 million items. and for those looking for travel deals, you may want to hop online now. experts saysl sales should result in big airfare and hotel deals. experts add technology is helping drive the increase in online sales as smartphones are getting faster. ((i get it. i don't want to go to the stores and other people don't either.)) (("you are looking at amazon, of course is capturing the lions' share of cyber monday and then walmart is close after, and then macy's, lord & taylor, home depot -- these are three of the other major players.")) ((christianne klein)) >> retail experts are
history! overall online retail sales are set to top $8 billion for thanksgiving, black friday and cyber monday combined this year./// ((christianne klein)) speaking of black friday... more people were shopping in stores over the thanksgiving weekend... but they spent less money--- that's mostly because retailers offered deeper discounts than last year. shoppers spent about 289 dollars on average... ten dollars less than last year.// ((paul joncich)) and while online sales on this cyber monday are expected billion dollars... cyber security experts warn that smartphone shoppers could be at risk because of counterfeit apps. anna werner shows us some of the biggest threats to smartphone users. nicole barker likes shopping through her apps - but didn't realize they could put her identity at risk. (nicole barker/shops on smartphone) "it's really scary because you trust those brands when you see them and you just accept or trust that that's who you're dealing with." a company that creates many of those apps for
shopping apps, for names like dillard's, payless, even christian dior and jimmy choo.weren't real. (chris mason/branding brand ceo) "we found that there was hundreds of fake apps. hundreds." chris mason from branding brand. (chris mason/branding brand ceo) "it you take those apps down and you get rid of that provider, you'll find them show up in a different form with a new name, new credentials and it just keeps happening." gary miliefsky with cyber-security firm snoopwall says it's all about criminals getting hold of your private information. (gary miliefsky/ceo, snoopwall, inc.) counterfeit apps are so good, they give you a complete shopping cart experience. everything through the congratulations, here's your order number, it's on its way and then you'll never get the goods." but miliefsky's points to something even more disturbing - with super-popular emoji keyboard apps. these keyboards replace the one on your phone, giving you an endless supply of emoticons for every occasion.. but he says many can also gain access to your contacts, text messages, possibly even passwords. google play told us the it scans apps "for potentially malicious
accounts" and they have a separate tool for android devices to 'verify apps'. apple told us they "provide notice on all keyboard apps about the fact that these apps can have access to what you type" except for passwords, which apple says can only be typed in using the regular keyboard. (anna werner/cbs news/new york) if you desperately want those cute emoticons the expert's advice here is, don't install one that's free, pick one you pay for, hopefully from a developer based here in the united states. and if requests op keyboard wants to use the internet, access your contacts, or locate you through g-p-s, just say no. anna werner, cbs news, new york. ((christianne klein)) it's the season of giving... and we're partnering with tobin fiat alpha romeo to make it a very merry christmas for children across the valley! ((paul joncich)) >> meteorologist katie boer is live tonight... where people are stuffing fiats
afternoon. winds: nw 25-35 (gusts up to 45mph) ................... light snow has been falling across the higher elevations of lincoln co, mohave co and sw utah today ................... 4" of new snow up at mt. charleston overnight -- although it's completely quiet on the radar there now ..................... northerly breezes develop this afternoon. should remain gusty at times through tuesday afternoon. ..................... by tuesday night look for a sharp dip in overnight temps -- first fe the mojave desert and the colder perimeter zones of the lv metro area. ..................... cool and dry for the rest of the mid week with temps. remaining 5-8 degrees below normal ((paul joncich)) coming up on the valley's news leader... high profile meetings here at ump towecontinued today asthe po fill his cabinet. ((christianne klein)) >> the latest controversy behind yet another secretary of state contender.///
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today, interviewing more candidates at trump tower. ((paul joncich)) >> the president elect has also tweeted multiple times in the past couple days, criticizing the recount effort currently underway in several states. kenneth craig has more from new york. former cia director david petraeus is the latest high profile potential cabinet pick to meet with president elect donald trump monday. petraeus is a contender for secretary of state. (petraeus) "he basically walked us around the world. showed a great grasp of a variety of the challenges that are out there and some of the opportunities as well." the retired genl tower visitors including advisors and other cabinet hopefuls. petraeus resigned in 2012 after admitting to an extramarital affair with his biographer and mishandling classified information. on tuesday, mister trump will meet for the second time with former rival and fierce critic mitt romney...despite backlash from loyalists over his possible nomination for secretary of state. (conway/nbc) "i am just astonished at the breathtaking volume and intensity of blowback that i see just as one person close to
"the president elect has yet to announce nominations for most of the members of his cabinet, despite dozens of meetings most here at trump tower." but the incoming president has spoken out he has used twitter to attack hillary clinton's campaign for joining the recount effort led by green party candidate jill stein in wisconsin, pennsylvania and michigan. independent fact checkers have found no evidence of voter fraud despite the president elect's claims online - that fraud cost him the popular vote. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. >> mister trump is also scheduled to meet with tennessee senator bob corker, representatives mike mccaul and lou barletta tomorrow. ((christianne klein)) >> also today- michigan certified its results making trump the official winner of the state./// ((christianne klein)) coming up on the valley's news leader... bud light is taking after willy wonky for a lifetime of superbowl tickets. ((paul joncich)) >> details on the latest promotion next.///
it's like willy wonka, except with football and beer! bud light is offering one lucky fan, super bowl tickets for life! here's what you do: find one of the 37-thousand golden "bud li distributed across the country. then, take a picture with the can and post it on social media with the hashtag #s-b-tix-4-life and hashtag-sweeps. ((paul joncich)) >> leading up to the super bowl, six winners will will be chosen per week... to get a pair of season tickets to the their favorite team. then from that group, the big winner will be picked during the week of january sixteenth. the promotion starts today. by the way, super bowl 51 is set for february fifth.
4" of new snow up at mt. charleston overnight -- although it's completely quiet on the radar there now ..................... northerly breezes develop this afternoon. should remain gusty at times through tuesday afternoon. ..................... by tuesday night look for a sharp dip in overnight temps -- first freeze of the season is possible for some portions of the mojave desert and the colder perimeter zones of the lv metro area. .... mid week with temps. remaining 5-8 degrees below normal ((christianne klein))
nevada mayors each wee the mayors segment. ((christianne klein)) >> las vegas mayor carolyn goodman sat down with us in this previously recorded segment. ((brian loftus)) we start with a question from facebook ct asks... "when are you going to clean up fremont street from all the panhandlers and the dirty locals that hang out around the trash cans waiting for a cigarette butt or a half of beer in a cup? looks really bad for the city." mayor carolyn goodman: we're doing our
and those who are performing, we have a lot of first ammendment rights. we've tried it in years past. this is a problem all over the country. and especially in the west but we're doing our best. we have cleanup all the time but more importantly we have extra marshalls on, more of our metro staff are on as well. and so it's looking up but i can't tell you everything is going to be perfect but we're working on it all the time. ((brian loftus)) 2 of this question. ((kirsten joyce)) charity says she thinks the problem is getting in worse and wants to know what services are available to them. mayor carolyn goodman: we have our non profits that are working all the time, three square, salvation army. everyone is working so hard. we also have a stand down twice a year at cashman center, where we try to get our homeless placed and get them
them back into a positive life. as you know, we are the second city in the country to have functional zero for our veterans which meant every veteran that wanted a bed and place to be, we had it. of course, we had some that still don't want to come in but we have a huge volunteer staff that's out there all the time working so hard to help the homeless get a life. ((brian loftus)) questions. now anne dye asks:"why do we keep encouraging so much building? isn't anyone concerned about our lack of water?" mayor carolyn goodman: you are so right! i want you to know we just got rid of all of our sod and extra water absorbing property and went artifical turf and more drip system. but the reality is i think we're in pretty good shape, the head of the water district has said with our storage and our backup and the
colorado river with- that we are in good shape. the building is part of becoming a vibrant, world class city and we have to do it carefully and we have to make sure that the builders and developers are doing a good job. ((kirsten joyce)) the problem is rats ... the viewer wants to know what are we doing about rats? goodman: do you know, back when they built.. i'm going to go back 25 years when they built spanish trails, they brought in all those palm trees from other parts of the country, i would assume the southwest. that was the first problem we ever had with rats. rats, much like cats, multply easily. pest control, our health dept certainly a couple of areas i would call, if you don't have pest control, i would
we have traps on our property and we've lived in the same place 40 years now. they come in with the palm trees and the new growth. ((brian loftus)) new arrivals- they've only been here about 2.5 decades. before that, it was rat free! mayor carolyn goodman: we're going into the 3rd generation now. they're new to the city! hopefully they don't stay long, that's the key! we always enjoy spending time with you mayor. mayor carolyn goodman: i just love being with you both, you do such a great job keeping us informed, make us look good, look at these gorgeous socks, we have beautiful shoes! you are 2 of the best dressed i've ever seen. we really are so proud of what you do. ((brian loftus)) if we're short on coffee, just look at these, that'll wake you up! laughs you can submit your questions for the mayors on lasvegaoc just click ebanner on ge. thanks mayor.//ughsu can su brian loftus)) 're ort on coffee, jtok at these, that'll wake you up! laughs you can submit your questions for the mayors on lasvegasnow.com just click the
this is absolutely a number one priority case, we're live with the search for a suspect... and why police fear he could strike again. ((dave courvoisier)) it's the video that garnered national attention... of a murder suspect escaping police custody. the new charges this man could face... as police believe he may have killed several people. ((denise valdez)) the death of fidel castro...
i think there is is sort of cautious optimism the concerns the valley's cuban population has: even under a trump administration as a new era begins in cuba... as well as in international relations between the u-s and the tropical country./// it happened near one of the buildings in the condo complex behind me. police say a man approached an 8 year old girl and her younger brother... and told the young boy to go inside. let me show you a sketch of what that man looks like. that's when police say this man...