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it feels a lot like winter this morning.. with a freeze warning in effect for the valley. we'll check those cold numbers before you head out.. in your weather now forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- a busy night for metro police.. as they investigate two separate murders. what police say happened in each incident.. that killed two people. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, it's time to pay up! when caesars properties will start the process.. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) brian loftus >> thanks for joining us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. metro police are investigating two separate homicides... where two people were killed. ((brian loftus)) >> both murders happened just hours apart from each other. the first at rainbow and sandhill.. and the second at sahara and durango.
latest. good morning, nia. ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. metro says this started off as a domestic dispute but when a third person stepped in.... that's when it became deadly. >> investigators say it happened around 10:30 last night at the back of the durango canyon apartment homes a man and a woman who used to be in a relationship were fighting over custody of a child they share. the argument then spilled into the parking lot of the complex. as that was happening....anot he type of assault rifle...shooting the ex-boyfriend involved in the argument at least once. he was sent to the hospital where he died around 11:15. the suspect drove away from the scene....detectiv es describe him as a black male with a goatee, 30's around 5'10 and a 180 pounds. drove away in dark sports car dodge challenger. the child the man and woman were aruging over...was in a car at the time of the shooting. detectives say the child was not
two people arguing . for now metro is calling this a random act. (( lt. dan mcgrath/metro homicide "he came upon these people right in the middle of this parking lot arguing and put himself in the middle of it and then whatever was said ...he retreived a firearm and shothis man, who was not armed." )) nia wong)) ((nia wong)) >> metro says people nearby did hear the gunshots and they're interviewing witnesses at this hour. this is the second homicide of last night and the 156th of the year. they ask anyone with more information to call crimestoppers. reporting live near summerlin. nia wong 8 news now./// ((kirsten joce ((nia wong)) >> ((kirsten joyce)) the second homicide happened last night around 8:30 p-m... near rainbown and windmill. police say a man in his 50's came out of his apartment.. and told police he shot his son. officers went inside and found a man in his 20's shot in the chest. the father was taken into custody.. and cooperated with police. police are still trying to figure out the motive behind the shooting. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your
this is what 215 looks like right now along the south beltway. there are no slow downs. here's what the strip is looking like right now... no traffic. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) >> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) free parking on the strip just became more limited to visitors and locals.
similar to mgm's. it will be coming to eight of their nine properties... and will begin to phase- in the changes starting late december. that's when the valet services at the linq and harrah's properties will switch over. self- parking for those properties will stay free until self- parking equipment is installed. as for the rest of the caesars properties... the changes will happen throughout the beginning of next year.... and some folks don't like it: ((gabriel powter, resident: "people are going to be upset. for tourists, it's going to anger people. you're already spending a lot of money at the casinos, re so rack another bill on there, people are going to be upset." )) ((brian loftus)) >> the rio hotel and casino will not be included in this program. complimentary valet will also be available for all total rewards loyalty members rated platinum and above. /// ((kirsten joyce)) we posted this story to social media... and many of you are upset over caesars' decision. manuel says, "horrible decision. i don't go to mgm anymore. i stay close to my house, local bars and dining." la'verna commented, "there's still a few
wynn, palazzo... they're nicer and newer..." if you'd like to join in on the conversation.. go to our 8 news now facebook page. /// ((kirsten joyce)) a local mom has been throwing the biggest birthday parties for her son... why she invites the entire valley to celebrate the big day.. in this week's acts of kindness. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- cars aren't stopping for kids at this dangerous crossway, and the city said they'd do something about it. demetria found out what's taking so long, in "what's driving you crazy?" /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader...
brian loftus >> it's the holiday season... and while we may live in the desert it's starting to look and feel like a winter wonderland. and there are plenty of places around town you can catch a glimpse of the transformation for yourself. kirsten joyce >> here are just a few... the linq promenade has debuted its "winter parq"... where you can catch live entertainment every night... a light show... and even fake snow. on nightly at las vegas motor speedway. at the cosmo... you can skate high above the las vegas strip. that's where we find michael stevens this morning... with the annual attraction. hey mike? ((michael stevens)) >> overlooking the heart of las vegas boulevard, the ice rink at the cosmopolitan of las vegas welcomes visitors to skate on over 4,200 square feet of real ice.
as a parent.. you know how tough it can be when your child is left out of an invitation.. for a birthday gathering. one las vegas mother's acts of kindness makes sure every special needs child feels included. ((kirsten joyce)) hudson raasveld is a talkative energetic five- year -old b. but when he was younger his mom heather says he wasn't speaking as early as she would have liked... so she placed him in a school to address that need. heather raasveld/aok recipient "my little boy was in a preschool where half the children were typically developing and half the children had challenges.. and i witnessed a mother come in one day and give birthday invitations only to the children that had no challenges.. and it broke my heart." ((kirsten joyce))
inclusive birthday party for hudson. not only opening up the party to his entire class.. but to the entire valley. heather raasveld/aok recipient "we sent out fliers to all the different special- ed classrooms, therapy centers, and doctors offices anyplace we could find.. looking for any children that may be left out." ((kirsten joyce)) she called it his inclusion party... and it was a widespread success... a party where everybody gets invited.. "the parents they make me want to cry, they followed their children around, taking pictures. many of them , they were overjoyed saying they've never been invited to parties immediate family." ((kirsten joyce)) that was three years ago.. and since then... hudson's birthday party celebrations have grown bigger and better. this year, heather reached out to families with kids who have down syndrome, autism, and those fighting cancer. she advertised the inclusion party with flyers and through local children's online magazine 'macaroni kid". instead of gifts, the family asked for a charitable donation to the baby's bounty non profit. "my little boy has more blessings than you could
less fortunate so having them receive something through charitable contributions is the best gift i can think of." members of lvmpd and medicwest ambulance came to play with the kids and let them check out the ambulance and police cars/motorcycle. "after the big party, and all the children laughing and playing, hudson said to me.. this was the best "five" ever." "we love what you are doing. you get our aok award, really.. i wasn't expecting this.. i just.. wanted to get the word out to people..do you know how muw how many kids we can include with this... thank you. its very special what you are doing.. thank you... i have to hug you." its very special what you are doing.. thank you... i have to hug you." kirsten joyce >> heather plans to keep the acts of kindness birthday party
well. if you would like to nominate someone.. go to las vegas now dot com. click on "sections".. and acts of kindness will be under the "community" tab. or send us an email... acts of kindness at las vegas now dot com./// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) there are lane restri i-15 at 215 up in the northwest valley due to construction. crews are working on the state's i-15 north widening project. tonight, lane closures begin on us 95 between south rancho and i-15 in the spaghetti bowl for project neon.
((brian loftus)) we all have our fair share of car problems sometimes.. but the government wants you to be more vocal about it. the labels being put into cars.. so you can easily file a complaint. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- broadway show "hamilton" keeps breaking record they made in just one week... next on good day. /// ((kirsten joyce))
president elect donald trump has made his pick for treasury secretary... ((brian loftus)) >> and, the government wants to hear about your car complaints... jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. good morning brian and kirsten! oil is the big focus on wall oil is the big focus on wall street today. opec ministers are meeting in vienna as we speak... the dow rose 23 points yesterday.
president elect donald trumps pick for treasury secretary. he's financed some of hollywoods biggest films - and made a fortune as a goldman sachs executive. mister trump also intends to nominate billionaire investor wilbur ross for commerce secretary.// u-s auto regulators want to hear your car complaints. the u.s. government is proposing a rule requiring automakers put labels on sun visors of all new vehicles with instructions on how to file safety complaints. the agency uses consumer problems brian and kirsten? ((brian loftus)) >> and jill -- we hear the broadway show hamilton is making history? a: hamilton set a record for the most money ever made in a single week by a broadway show--- grossing 3 point 3 million dollars last week. back in 2013... wicked brought in 3-2 million... but... there were more shows.
by a broadway box office 998 dollars. of course many people pay a lot more than that... from brokers. /// demetria obilor chris asks, "what's the dorrell and brighton village street? there's still no pedestrian flasher at this intersection. kids cross all the time and traffic never stops for them." several months ago, i reached out to the city of las vegas and asked if the dorrell and brighton village street intersection could be made safer. nothing has happened so far, so i reached out again. all of it comes down to funding from my understanding... the city says that the funds for the pedestrian flasher were grouped into a citywide pedestrian flasher project funed by federal transportation alternative funds. the funds
come with numerous restrictions related to bidding and construction, which would delay construction of this flasher for another six months. because question 5 passed on this last ballot, the city says it can now use that additional gas tax revenue for pedestrian safety projects like this one. the city will use those local funds and its own staff to build the flasher over the next 60 days. if you feel unsafe crossing at dorrell and brighton village, the city recommends you walking down to the shaumber/dorrell or egan crest/dorrell what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you.///
have you prepared for the cold? more is on the way in your weather now forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- a fight over a child has left one person dead. what police say led the suspect to shoot . ((brian loftus)) >> and, parts of the valley are turning into a winter wonderland for the holidays. we're lacing up the skates over at the cosmopolitan's ice rink.. with a full preview. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, the right now./// 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)) >> and i'm brian loftus. loftus. it's been a busy night for metro police.. after they were called to two separate homicides... with two people dead. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the first was at rainbow and
his son. the second happened at sahara and durango just hours after.. that's where we find 8 news now reporter nia wong with the latest, nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. metro says this started off as a domestic dispute but when a third person stepped in.... that's when it became deadly. >> investigators say it happened around 10:30 last night at the back of the durango canyon apartment homes a man and a woman who used to be in a relationship were fighting over custody of a child they share. the argument then spilled into as that was happening....anot her man got involved and used a type of assault rifle...shooting the ex-boyfriend involved in the argument at least once. he was sent to the hospital where he died around 11:15. the suspect drove away from the scene....detectiv es describe him as a black male with a goatee, 30's around 5'10 and a 180 pounds. drove away in dark sports car dodge challenger.
the time of the shooting. detectives say the child was not harmed. right now they can't say how or if this shooter even knew the two people arguing . for now metro doesn't believe this is gang related. ((lt. dan mcgrath/metro homicide: "at this point we're calling it random. he was at this apartment complex late at night so he might even live in the complex. )) ((nia wong)) ((nia wong)) >> metro says people nearby did hear the gunshots and they're interviewing witnesses at this hour. this is the second homicide of last night and the 156th of the year. they ask anyone with more information to call crimestoppers. reporting live near summerlin. ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> hi sherry, how's the weather looking today?
vegas... and there are plenty of places around town you can catch a glimpse of the transformation for yourself. kirsten joyce >> here's just a few... the magical forest at opportunity village is las vegas' longest running holiday tradition. brian loftus >> of course we've got the las vegas great santa run coming up this saturday... where more than nine thousand santas are expected to take fremont street for a good cause. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and don't forget the cosmo ice rink is open too... that's where we find michael ev hey mike? ((michael stevens)) >> overlooking the heart of las vegas boulevard, the ice rink at the cosmopolitan of las vegas welcomes visitors to skate on over 4,200 square feet of real ice. visitors are encouraged to warm up or roast s'mores by the fire, delight in light snow showers, enjoy seasonal treats and beverages with breathtaking views. on mondays, skaters can
((brian loftus)) at least three people are dead.. and a dozen injured.. from the and a dozen injured.. and a dozen injured.. from the tennesse wildfires. the city of gatlinburg has put a curfew in place.. with hotspots still burning. this is video posted to twitter from an officer with the tennessee department of
freeze warning until 8 a.m. - our first of the season. .............. sunny skies today and below normal temps in the mid 50s today. .......... northern plains and rain sliding through the east helping with those wilfires in tenneesee. .. another round of wind late thursday night and friday. temps dip a bit again friday... a warmer weekend is on the way with temps getting back up to 60 by sunday. ..............
and our very special guest, mary. mary is here... mary is one-years-old... tell us a little bit about mary. holly/animal foundation dog... she's so, so sweet, and she can't wait to find her new best friend to cuddle with. ((brian loftus)) >> really a kind heart.. greeting all of us in studio. mary good with kids and families? holly/animal foundation >> i would think so. she came in as a stray, so we don't know too much about her, but her personality seems like she would be perfect for that environment. ((brian loftus)) >> i would think so. loves to snuggle... loves to be petted, and very popular as i mentioned in house. now we're talking about mary, and our puppy pigskin pet of the week. we gotta see which way mary
i don't know if mary is hungry, but it looks like there's some sweet bacon in the bowl. shall we take a stroll forward.. and see which way mary picks.. for our pippy pigskin picks of the week.... she's going, wait a second, i ate like 20 minutes ago, i'm good. ok, and she goes right for the green bay packers. puppy pigskin picks of the week have been made by mary... and if you'd like to make mary part of your home.. the animal foundation is the place to call. holly, remind us of the number... holly/animal foundation >> 702-384-3333 ((brian loftus)) thank you, mary... we hope we find you a home. and again, puppy pigskin pet of the week on 8 news now. ((brian loftus)) we hope one of our lucky viewers adopts mary... again, just call the animal foundation to start the process... 702-384-3333. /// ((sherry swensk)) clear and cold with temps near freezing.
we still have some time to keep cooling down until sunrise and then we'll use the sun to start warming us back up. ............ northerly winds calmed down through the evening and that allowed the cold to settle in .............. sunny skies today and below normal temps in the mid 50s today. .......... another round of wind late thursday night and friday. temps dip a bit again friday... a warmer weekend is on the way with temps getting back up to 60 by sunday. .............. and then even cooler 40s next week.... and lows below freezing. ((sherry swensk)) ((demetria obilor)) ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you.///
((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now is taking donations with towbin fiat. the dealership wants to fill up as many of the fiats as they can. you have until december 4th to stop by the location at sahara and jones. all of the donations will go to the casa foundation./// ((brian loftus)) the sheriff hearing from folks across the valley... ((kirsten joyce)) >> he takes your questions ... during today's morning cup of joe segment. ((brian loftus)) plus... the president elect makes a big
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deadly shootings.. what they believe may have sparked the most recent incident. ((sherry swensk)) >> plus... grab the gloves .. the steering wheel is going to be mighty cold this morning! a freeze warning in effect..how long the freeze warning will last. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... another company announced they'll begin charging for when caesars will start rolling out the new policy. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. metro police are investigating two deadly shootings this morning. ((brian loftus)) >> the most recent happened in the southwest valley on durango near tropicana. that's where we find 8 news now