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destructive. fire officials say lightning struck a tree next to the las vegas country club estates sunday. the first spread to a nearby building... but firefighters quickly put out the flames./// ((michael stevens)) > investigators in north las vegas are trying to figure out what sparked a deadly mobile home fire. it happened saturday morning near carey and pecos. firefighters rescued a man inside.
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trauma in extremely critical condition... but later died./// ((michael stevens)) > a young man... convicted of a deadly d-u-i crash... could spend the next 32 years in prison. luis lopez pled guilty to two counts of felony d-u-i. police say he killed 26-year- old kahlil ali tiner when he ran a red light.. and crashed into his car. it happened back in october at the intersection of lake mead and mount hood street. tiner's parents addressed the court.. and compared lopez... to a terrorist: ((randy tiner/father of the victim your honor there isnt much for me to say, but for me, he may look like a young man, but he looks like a terrorist to me terrorist to me beth bozarth/victim's mother: the murderous actions are totally beyond my comprehension. you chose to drink and drive at 19 years old, then you chose to run a red light. i will never forgive you for murdering my son and baldy injuring ted keith )) ((michael stevens)) a judge sentenced lopez to 72 to 240 months for the first count.. and 32 to 144 months for the
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((michael stevens)) > a new ambulance company will begin responding to calls today. in january, the clark county commission gave the green light to "community ambulance" ... they will operate in about 150- square miles in clark county. prior to this, "community ambulance" was licensed to work in henderson and boulder city as well as on federal lands. /// ((michael stevens)) > the time for campaigning in iowa is almost over. tonight, people in iowa will kick off the presidential nominating process with caucuses. marlie hall is in des moines with the latest. "one last day" . marlie hall, cbs news, it was an early wake-up call for volunteers on caucus day. (nats) "so this is it. it's crunch time right?" republican frontrunner donald trump rallied supporters in waterloo and slammed his opponents big operations. (sot: donald trump/(r) presidential candidate) "i hear they have these great ground games. they've got people pouring in busses and trucks." "i've spent less money than anybody else and i have the best results." marlie hall, cbs news, marco rubio stopped at a des moines cracker barrel with his kids this morning. he's polling in third place.. ( sen.
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candidate) "well we'll be stumping hard for you tonight." "thank you very much." . marlie hall, cbs news, ted cruz is counting on an army of supporters to pull off an upset. sen. ted cruz/(r-tx) presidential candidate) "the strength of this campaign is over 12,000 volunteers here in the state of iowa." : marlie hall/cbs news/des moines, iowa) republican party officials here say they expect a record turnout tonight...and that may bode well for donald trump. (john dickerson/cbs news political director) "if it's big on the republican side, that means these first time voters that like donald trump have come out and turned out to caucus." (nats) "bernie! bernie!" . marlie hall, cbs news, democrat bernie sanders is also counting on first time voters. sen. bernie sanders/(i-vt) democratic presidential candidate) "we need tens-of- millions of people to stand up and say loudly and clearly, enough is enough!" . marlie hall, cbs news, sanders and hillary clinton are in a virtual tie. ( hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate/courtes y: cbs "this morning") "i'm a little bit scarred up but i'm still standing and i think that kind of experience will really do me well in this campaign." . marlie hall, cbs news, and, the
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. moines. ((michael stevens)) the storm isn't expected to make a big impact until after the caucus results are in. but forecasts - like polls - can sometimes be wrong./// ((michael stevens)) > nevada's west.. but one powerful union will not be endorsing any candidate... for the primary. the culinary union says it will election. the union represents 57 thousand las vegas casino workers. in 2008, the group backed barack obama in his heated race with hilary clinton./// ((michael stevens)) > two engineering college students.. behind bars... accused of a brutal crime. the charges the teens face... for abducting... and killing... a 13-year-old girl. > plus.. helping give people with a rare form of cancer... a second chance at life. the new individualized treatment.. doctors say.. gives them hope./// ((michael stevens)) > two
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custody.. in connection with a 13-year- old's death. jan crawford is in christiansburg, virginia.. where the students are being held... and could be arraigned today. jan crawford: police discovered 13 year old nicole lovell's (luv-ulls) body on the side of a north carolina road. authorities believe virginia tech freshman david eisenhauer abducted and murdered the girl. another student..19-year- old natalie keepers has been charged with helping eisenhauer get rid
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(mike albert/blacksburg pd) "eisenhauer and nicole were acquainted prior to her disappearance. eisenhauer used this relationship to his advantage, to abduct and then kill her." jan crawford: lovell vanished last wednesday. her family believes she climbed out of her bedroom window after blocking the door with a dresser. a missing child poster noted that she required daily medication following a liver transplant. friday, her father issued a desperate plea for his daughter's return. ( david lovell) (from facebook) "if you're out there. you can come to me. i'm not mad at you. i'm worried about you." jan crawford: lovell's facebook page shows she was a member of at least one teen dating group. but it's unclear whether she met eisenhauer online. (gfx out) last march, a local news station recognized the track and field champion from maryland as a student athlete of the week. ( david eisenhauer) (from abc station) "i will personally not stop until i reach my peak performance." jan crawford: sunday, virginia state police searched a pond on virginia tech's campus though it's unclear for what. (gfx in) online, lovell's father shared his devastation...writi ng - i'm so in shock i know nothing more to say.
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now the results of an autopsy are pending and authorities are trying to reconstruct a timeline into nicole's disappearance and death. jan crawford, cbs news, christiansburg, virginia.) ((michael stevens)) police say they have received 300 tips in connection with the case./// ((michael stevens)) > the new mini-series about the o-j simpson trial is going viral.. and not everyone is happy about it. today... doctor phil is sitting down with nicole brown simpson and ron goldman's families. they're appearing together for the first time.. and have some pretty strong feelings about the show. ((doctor phil: the actor didn't call you, the producers didn't call you. tanya brown: no one. doctor phil: why do you think that is? tanya brown: not one. because we're kind of a boring simple family and maybe the movie probably wouldn't have been as hollywood and dramatic? i have no idea. here i'm watching television one night like last week or the week before with my mother. my mom goes change the channel because a mini-series commercial
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how's a mother supposed to react to that? have some respect! )) ((michael stevens)) you can watch their entire interviews today on doctor phil at 3-p-m... right before 8 news now at 4./// ((michael stevens)) > wild weather.. hits the west.. from powerful winds... to strong snow storms the impact.. felt right here in nevada.. and just how much snow. . lee canyon is digging out of./// <
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with your most accurate weather now forecast. and sherry... we're dealing with a wind advisory and winter storm warning in the mountains. ((sherry swensk)) those north winds are cold out there! temps
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factor in the 30 to 40 mph winds out of the north and it feels like upper 20 at times. .................. let's check temps and the dry north winds are really drying out the air since early this morning. humidity down to 30 percent now from near 100 percent this morning. ................ keep a coat around today. thanks for the great photos today of the snow and up at lee canyon and kyle canyon. ... the snow and rain are ending but the cold air will stay in place. mostly sunny skies will replace the rain and snow, but the cold will not be comfortabel. ....... let check rain totals and snow totals. ............. getting back to near 60 by the weekend. ((sherry swensk))
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in lee canyon --- received 18
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--- received 18 inches of snowfall < ((weather toss))> ((michael stevens)) > 8 news now's parent company nexstar has
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reached a contract agreement with cox cable. we've posted a list of options for cox subscribers to continue to see 8 news now on our website in the event that an agreement isn't struck soon. that means.. you may have to find another way
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we will also continue to provide upddes on the negotiations./// ((michael stevens)) > the denver broncos and the carolina panthers will duke it out on superbowl sunday. and 8 news now is giving away 25-hundred dollars during our special newscast after the super bowl. to enter.. just head to our website.. las vegas now dot com and click the banner at the top of the page./// ((michael stevens)) > giving some cancer patients... a second chance. the new personalized treatment... coming up... in medical breakthroughs. <
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and radiation to fight cancer.the most devastating news is that the cancer has come back. but now thanks to groundbreaking treatments tailored to a patient's genetic makeup, some may have new hope. paula francis reports in today's medical breakthroughs. (( )) < ((paula francis)) joseph and
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loved taking walks. but when joseph's salivary gland cancer came back a second time, everything changed. joseph italiano "i got to admit for the first day or so i was saying to myself i'm not going to do anything it's just a waste of time." ((paula francis)) then he saw two of his grandchildren playing...and changed his mind. joseph italiano "and i said i just can't not do something. so i called them back and said i will do the chemo and that's when we went a little bit further and found out about this." ("two more times.") ((paula francis)) for joseph, the key to successful treatment may lie in personalized diagnostics. marcia brose, md, phd "so for patients it's exciting because if they have finished the standard therapies and there are no other possibilities for them they can have their tumor tested." ((paula francis)) joseph did just that.and found out that his tumor had a mutation that made him a candidate for what's called a "targeted therapy." marcia brose, md, phd "so it really is the possibility of one, really personalizing it to the patient's tumor and two, giving them a therapy they wouldn't otherwise have and that's hope."
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possibility here. i'm not going to say that this is a guarantee that it's taken care of, but it's longevity the longer i can stick around the better i think all of us feel." ((paula francis)) and now the italianos are confident they will enjoy many more walks together. ''''''''''''''''' ((paula francis)) penn's center is one of just a handful of programs in the u-s focusing on d-n-a sequencing to individualize cancer treatment. for more information, email me, or call 702-792-8888. tell me you want the report, "-cancer treatment -" and be sure to give your full name and address. paula francis, 8 news now.// > ((michael stevens)) > perfect strangers... give back.. to help a retired officer save his k-9 partner. ((matt hickey: i don't know how i can ever repay the people )) the staggering amount of money.. he now has... to make sure... he can keep his 4 legged friend./// ((michael stevens)) > a
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officer.. says his faith in humanity has been restored. matt hickey was a k-9 officer with the marietta ohio police force. he retired last week.. after 34 years of service.. and thought he'd be able to adopt his k-9.. ajax. but when he hung up his uniform... the department told him the dog was property of the city.. and would be sold at auction. another member of the community heard his story, and launched a go-fund me page for him 4 days ago. at last check... it raised more than 60 thousand dollars. ((mike hickey/retired officer:seeing this, it's like, my goodness - i am so wrong - there is so much good out there - and so many kind people - and so many people who want to see a wrong righted )) ((michael stevens))
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until the auction. he says after officially winning the k-9.. he plans to donate whatever money is left to other k-9 units./// ((michael stevens)) > that's all for 8 news now live at noon.. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and twitter. ((sherry swensk)) have a great
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