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the precip, there wasn't much left to accumulate. ............................... ............................ now we have a freeze warning that goes into effect at 10 pm for areas in northwestern clark county and souther nye along with nw arizona in mohave county where temps could drop to the teens. ............................... ............................. here's a look at your evening. with winds blowing still, even though they'll just be more breezy rather than windy. we're looking at feels like temps in the 30's this evening, with feels like temps in the 20's by morning. your forecast straight ahead. ............................... ..... the best snow in years -- that's how some skiers and snowboarders describe our snowfall. at least 18 inches for lee canyon. that's where were find 8 news now reporter tony smith. tony.. what does it feel like up there?
windy but once the sun came out so did the folks looking to fly through the fresh new powder. lee canyon was a hot spot for hundreds of snowboarders and skiers. sunday's storm brought at least 18 inches of snow to this area - which is up from last year. they are up 96 inches, compared that to last year where the area only got 72 inches. now earlier this morning.. there was a travel restriction - but it was lifted around noon.
draw for people young and old. ( zach manning, sking "and the snow is amesome. it is all flurry." "how luckly you are, to have this so close to town. it is a jewel." "this is like utah snow but it is only 45 minutes away. this is some of the best snow we have seen season. you got to get up here and enjoy this.")) so enjoy it while it last. folks and officials want everyone to check road conditions before heading out.. n-dot's 511 has up to date road conditions for nevada. ((tony smith)) it is just a tad windy now but the wind is not stopping folks from heading up to enjoy the snow. ((denise valdez)) > and all day our viewers have been sharing
snow -- from mccarran airport to north las vegas you can see the impact it's having. and if you have some cool snap shots of this weather we want to see it! you can share your photos and videos at pix@lasvegasno w.com. you can also share them on our facebook and twitter pages./// ((dave courvoisier)) > put em in a coffin. it's a new mischievous trend popping up on social media that got a henderson teen behind bars. henderson police say friday the teen was arrested... accused of vandalizing a pickup truck near whitney ranch and galleria drive back in january the act of vandalism has been dubbed "put em in a coffin". it's where a person hurls oneself onto the hood of a car or crowded table with their arms crossed. the juvenile was charged with a gross misdemeanor, damaging a motor vehicle./// ((denise valdez)) > we're getting a clear picture on an officer involved shooting that happened last week. metro police say it started on tuesday when they received a call about a stolen car. investigators found the car speeding at washington and marion. the suspect.... identified as 34 year old
at bonanza and pecos...then ran into a neighborhood with a gun. metro says gutierrez then tried to steal a car from an off duty officer. officer sam solono then opened fire on gutierrez. he was taken to u-m-c for minor injuries and released then booked on felony charges./// ((dave courvoisier)) > the first votes in the 2016 presidential race will be cast tonight in the iowa caucuses. ((denise valdez)) candidates and their supporters are spending the day trying to get out the vote. cbs's craig boswell joins us from des moines iowa with latest on the last-minute campaigning. ((craig boswell)) > they're heard from the candidates now it's time for the iowmans to vote.... >democrat hillary clinton brought breakfast to thank her campaign workers in des moines....
energized...becaus e of all of you." worker: "we're gonna win!! applause clinton is in a dead heat with senator bernie sanders in the latest polls. sanders says coming out on top depends on one thing. "if people show up we win, if people don't we lose" the polls show if first time voters caucus - sanders and republican donald trump benefit. it's crunch time. in waterloo, trump thanked his supporters. ( - donald trump/r- presidential candidate) "hopefully tonight we're going to have the beginning of what is going to be - in a certain way - a very positive revolution." (gfx) trump is leading the g-o-p pack - polling seven points ahead of senator ted cruz, who held his own rally in jefferson. ( - sen. ted cruz/r- presidential candidate) "if we stand together, we can do it again - and we can restore that last, best hope for mankind." (standup bridge:) as the caucuses wrap up, the nearly 17-hundred precincts will use an app to report the results. the parties are trying to avoid human error.
( - jeff link/democratic consultant) "having direct access through the app is going to be a big improvement." four years ago, amber weispfenning caucused for barack obama. three weeks ago, she became a republican, citing what she called a "shift in issues." "i just have been feeling the need to make a change." but like many in iowa, weispfenning has yet to decide on a candidate./// ((craig boswell)) > ((denise valdez)) and craig what could the top 3 or 5 finish do for a candidate that we
((craig boswell)) ((dave courvoisier)) > we start ((dave courvoisier)) > back, now. live to where henderson police are investigating a deadly shooting. ((denise valdez)) it happened near green valley parkway and warm springs. vanessa murphy just arrived one the scene... she joins us now live. ((vanessa murphy)) ((dave courvoisier)) > tragedy
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arraigned earlier today. >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 of lovell's body. (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." 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." 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
maryland as a student athlete of the week. (david eisenhauer) (from abc station) "i will personally not stop until i reach my peak performance." 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. i'm broken. (pipe 2 8:44:21 oc close: 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./// ((denise valdez)) > police have received 300 tips in connection with the case./// ((dave courvoisier)) > keeping our community healthy and safe. ((denise valdez)) > the new ambulance fleet rolling out in southern nevada that's helping to insure no one gets left behind in their time of need.///
service spoke to us about the roles these ambulances play in the community. (( brian rogers co-owner community ambulance ( "this is a good thing because lets say somebody comes to a quick care and they're having a heart attack right now if all the ambuilances are on 911 calls that person may have to wait and it gets to beserious it;s gets upgraded to a 911 call but now there's more ambulances on the street that handle all that ype of response anytime you add moreambulances it;s better for the residents period" ) )) ((dave courvoisier)) > community ambulance will respond to non-emergency calls starting on april 1st.//// ((denise valdez)) > this year's super bowl festivities are starting earlier than usual for both players and fans. and along with the shift in schedules... also comes a change in fanbase. super bowl 50 festivities.. including the popular "n-f-l experience".. kicked off this weekend in the bay area. one noticable difference to year's past... more women. new data shows women account for as much as 45-percent of football viewership . the sport's fastest-growing
((kathy hughes//49'er female booster clubmember - female fans are just as passionate about football as men are. it's a different era and a different time.)) ((denise valdez)) women are becoming such a force in football... that many n-f-l teams have launched booster clubs exclusively for women./// ((dave courvoisier)) > and don't forget we're giving away 25 hundred dollars to one lucky viewer on super bowl sunday. the winner will be selected during our special newscast after the game. to sign up just head to our website at las vegas now dot com or our facebook page. you can catch super 50 right here on 8 news now this sunday./// toss to weather < tedd florendo >cold day today with temps only the 40's by afternoon even though the skies cleared more. winds still windy in some locales with gusts up to 41 late today. wind chill feels like the 30's
............................... ......... still wind in some locations with numbers up to the 20's through many of our neighborhoods right now. expected to decrease a little tonight to more breezy winds. but that will make it feel cold. ............................... .............. also breezy at times from mesquite all the way down to laughlin in the teens at this hour. we hade hurricane force winds this weekend up in reno ............................... ............. afternoon temps in the 40's through many locales int he valley. not too much warmer for the eastside of town where we're lower in elevation and cold up in kyle canyon by afternoon with more temps up there in single digits expected. ............................... ...............
in the 40's for mesquite all the way to laughlin. chilly for pahrump this afternoon after some big wind gusts earlier. cold already up in the the central part of the state. ............................... .............. ok so let's go to the radar and satellite. this spin in th four corners in the system that brought rain. now snow in denver. the backside of this is bringing north winds we're seeing right now and they're cold winds. the rain now moving east and it looks like we're drying out. ............................... ................. however this system will cause all sorts of problems for the midwest from nebraska to iowa where it could bring up to 18 inches of snow for those locations as it gaines steam and moisture from the south. ............................... .................. so here's what to expect for us. cold breezy winds tonight with feels like temps in the 20's by morning. tomorrow drier, but staying cold and breezy.extended forecast shows we're staying dry, but warming late week and finally near average to near 60. ...............................
morrow expect a high of 46with more sunny and stayingilly. ''ll be ier with winds eezy at times................................................. neighborhood by neighborhood in the 40's again only. with coldest areas up in the foothills and centennial hills. ............................... .................... weather for a few days. more clouds on thursday but temps slowly warm. up to the high 50's by friday and 60's by sunday and near average.))) ((dave courvoisier)) > finding the sweeter side of politics. ((denise valdez)) how one cupcake shop is getting crafty with some delitious treats. all to help you keep track of
shop at the mall of america has its own way of keeping a tally on the presidential race heating up in iowa. they've got a cupcake for each of the candidates... there's the revolutionary coconut-topped bernie sanders.. and plain cream cheese jeb bush. hillary clinton is a betty crocker red, white and blue with pink on top. and of course the donald trump has a distinguished comb over: ((kevin van deraa//cupcake owner "there may be a little bit burn out on all of the debates that are talking about serious issues and bombing isis. so this puts a little more fun, a tastier spin on the election.")) ((paul joncich)) right now clinton is the cupcake leader at the mall of america... with sanders in second. on the republican side, rubio is upsetting the field with bush just behind. the shop will be keeping a tally through the iowa caucuses./// ((denise valdez)) > reptiles otook over the city of tulsa oklahoma over the weekend. it was the annual reptile expo.. featuring snakes and lizards of
reptile lovers were like a kid in a candy store with a vast selection to choose from. (( daniel bulger/reptile lover "i have two corn snakes, a ball python, central american sunglow boa constrictor, a rainbow boa, and a dwarf reticulated python.")) ((denise valdez)) > vendors were also set up for customers to get any reptile supplies they may need for their new pet. ((dave courvoisier)) > vegas is known for hosting rock legends... so it's no surprise hall of fame band "heart" is planning a return to the strip. ann and nancy wilson will hit the stage at the house of blues inside mandalay bay beginning in june. this is the second las vegas run for the band... who first performed back in december. tickets will go on sale friday at 10-am... and start at 55- dollars. for more information head to the links we mentioned section on our website at las vegas now dot com./// ((dave courvoisier)) > parts of california... still feeling the effects of a deadly storm. ((denise valdez)) a look at the
even killing one driver on sunday when a tree was blown over and toppled onto her car. (("i've been here fifteen years and never seen the wind blow this hard." )) ((dave courvoisier)) high winds uprooted an eight-foot wide oak tree in san diego... killing a woman driving this honda. three other cars were also damaged. trees fell all across southern california because the ground is soaked by recent storms and winds were howling at up to 70-miles per hour. ((denise valdez)) the winds also downed power lines leading to wide-spread outages. late sunday 41-thousand people still had no power. this scaffolding was reduced to a pile of twisted metal. a worker was trying to reduce the wind resistance when it collapsed. thankfully he wasn't hurt. ((" he was just walking back like this, and all of a sudden, everything fell down around him.")) ((dave courvoisier)) despite the damage, california desperately needs the rain after four years of punishing drought. el nio fueled storms are expected to last through spring./// ((denise valdez)) > and here in the valley we're dealing with
((dave courvoisier)) heavy gusts has been pounding the soutnern nevada... and it's looks like it's not going anywhere soon... ted florendo is in the weather center with your most- accurate weather now. ((tedd florendo)) we told you and warned you on friday that we would have snow monday morning. and we did. let's go to the radar and back this up c-s-i style to see what happened. 10 pm we had another round of rain come through and at that time is was in the 40's and getting colder. so with the precip still around we had knew it was going to get cold enough to change over to snow and it did. since this was the tail end of the precip, there wasn't much left to accumulate. ............................... ............................ now we have a freeze warning that goes into effect at 10 pm for areas in northwestern clark county and souther nye along with nw arizona in mohave county where temps could drop to the
............................... ............................. here's a look at your evening. with winds blowing still, even though they'll just be more breezy rather than windy. we're looking at feels like temps in the 30's this evening, with feels like temps in the 20's by morning. your forecast straight ahead. ((dave courvoisier)) > 32 years. that's how long a young man convicted of a deadly dui crash will spend in prison. luis lopez pled guilty to two counts of felony dui. police say he killed 26-year- old kahlil ali tiner when he ran a red light.. and crashed into his car. this happened back in october at the intersection of lake mead and mount hood street.
comparing 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 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 other people )) ((dave courvoisier)) a judge sentenced lopez to 72 to 240 months for the first count.. and 32 to 144 months for the second count. ((denise valdez)) > a man was killed in a mobile home fire in north las vegas. the fire started saturday morning near belmont and carey avenue. fire fighters were able to put it out pretty quickly. the victim was rushed to the hospital in critical conditon...wher e he later died. so far no word yet on what sparked the fire.// ((dave courvoisier)) > keeping your ticker in check. ((denise valdez)) with national heart health month kicking off we sit down with one local
choice for news. this is 8 news now at 4. ((dave courvoisier)) > gun owners and anyone trying to sell one -- fire back after facebook changes it's policies giving users the power to ban posts intended to sell guns... ((denise valdez)) thousands of facebook users in arkansas belong to facebook gun groups. now some of those members fear the buying and selling of their guns will be compromised -- all because of an update on one of
media sites. ken buffa has more. >(judy ally / facebook user) "don't block my post," judy ally makes it clear. (judy ally / facebook user) "because that's my post that i posted on there to sell something," the proud gun owner does not like the new facebook feature -- allowing anyone on facebook to ban a post showing the buying and selling of guns. (judy ally / facebook user) "and they come along and come block it,? no." friday -- the billion user social media site introduced the disarming power. nat billboards months after facebook took away a business' ability to buy ads promoting gun sales. gun show promoters like kerry murphy are forced to post more cash on physical ads. (kerry murphy / gun show promoter) "before you get a click of the button and you get 60-70-thousand people," reports say the decision attempts to minimize would- be customers from buying guns without the proper documentation. (betty morgan / facebook user) "i think the screening is very important," betty morgan likes the idea but says it's not a complete solution. (betty morgan / facebook user) "but people want to get guns when they really want to get one," according to the new york times facebook has become the
in arkansas gun groups have tens of thousands of members all looking to begin or improve collections. (judy ally / facebook user) "you trade too, sometimes you can trade a ring for a gun.." ally likes to relive her facebook gun deal days. but fears the online community will be disconnected. (judy ally / facebook user) "i think if you have a gun you want to sell you ought to be able to sell it,"/// ((denise valdez)) > under the new features licensed businesses can still post. since facebook now owns instagram -- these rights will affect that social media platform too./// ((dave courvoisier)) > professional surfer tom dosland fell about 40-feet while trying to ride a giant wave in maui. dosland says it felt like "being in a car crash." he said he was actually blinded for a few seconds because of the strong sea spray before falling. this video was recorded by bruno lemos....and posted on his instagram account. the aloha state has been hit by enormous waves thanks to this
most seasoned surfers tumbling as they attempt to navigate down the near vertical slopes./// toss to weather < tedd florendo cold day today with temps only the 40's by afternoon even though the skies cleared more. winds still windy in some locales with gusts up to 41 late today. wind chill feels like the 30's and 20's by late tonight. ............................... ......... still wind in some locations with numbers up to the 20's through many of our neighborhoods right now. expected to decrease a little tonight to more breezy winds. but that will make it feel cold. ............................... ..............
mesquite all the way down to laughlin in the teens at this hour. we hade hurricane force winds this weekend up in reno ............................... ............. afternoon temps in the 40's through many locales int he valley. not too much warmer for the eastside of town where we're lower in elevation and cold up in kyle canyon by afternoon with more temps up there in single digits expected. ............................... ............... current temps outside right now in the 40's for mesquite all the way to laughlin. chilly for pahrump this afternoon after some big wind gusts earlier. cold already up in the the central part of the state. ............................... .............. ok so let's go to the radar and satellite. this spin in th four corners in the system that brought rain. now snow in denver. the backside of this is bringing north winds we're seeing right now and they're cold winds. the rain now moving east and it looks like we're drying out. ............................... ................. however this system will cause all sorts of problems for the midwest from nebraska to iowa
inches of snow for those locations as it gaines steam and moisture from the south. ............................... .................. so here's what to expect for us. cold breezy winds tonight with feels like temps in the 20's by morning. tomorrow drier, but staying cold and breezy.extended forecast shows we're staying dry, but warming late week and finally near average to near 60. ............................... .................... 33 our morning low with breezy winds. feels like 25 by 6 am and of course below average. tomorrow expect a high of 46 with more sunny and staying chilly. it''ll be drier with winds breezy at times. ............................... ....................... neighborhood by neighborhood in the 40's again only. with coldest areas up in the foothills and centennial hills. ............................... .................... extended forecast shows chilly weather for a few days. more clouds on thursday but
up to the high 50's by friday and 60's by sunday and near average.))) ((denise valdez)) > a massive road project to make roads safer is now underway demetria oblilor shows you what to look out for in today's what's drving you crazy? (( )) demetria obilor: > this month, the county expects to start a big flood control/widening project on rainbow boulevard. if you live in the southwest part of town, listen up. this is a 420-day project that will begin with the widening of rainbow boulevard to three lanes (each direction) between sunset and russell road.
crews will cut down the center of rainbow and install flood control facilities. there are three schools in the area and a bunch of local businesses, so this stretch can get pretty busy, so the county is taking special precautions. for example, all school walk routes will be left alone 30 minutes before and after school. crews are also required to keep two, 10-foot wide travel lanes open, in both directions, on rainbow, sunset and russell between 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. when work begins, you may want to start using buffalo or jones as alternates to 215. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. /// ((denise valdez)) > the world famous budweiser clydesdales
they helped welcome the new beer garden at paris las vegas. the trot down the strip lead from the entryway of the new beer park right to the ceremony of the first keg being tapped. (( marilyn bethel local "we came out to see the clydesdales because we absolutly love them we live here and we leave them so we couldn't miss it")) ((denise valdez)) budweiser keeps their clydesdales in three locations around the u-s. this group came from fort collins colorado. maybe we'll see them in this sunday's super bowl commericals too! /// ((dave courvoisier)) > a recently- retired police 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
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 )) ((dave courvoisier)) hickey's been able to keep ajax until the auction. he says after officially winning the k-9.. he plans to donate whatever money is left to other k-9 units./// ((dave courvoisier)) > an emergency meeting with the world health organization. ((denise valdez)) which areas the zika virus is spreading the most.///
years since the space shuttle challenger disaster. today marks 13 years since the destruction of the space shuttle columbia. seven astronauts died as columbia broke apart during re-entry on february 1, 2003. columbia was the first of nasa's orbiter fleet. on its final mission, exterior tiles were damaged during lift-off. the investigation found those damaged tiles led to columbia breaking up over east texas, as
kennedy space center./// ((denise valdez)) > with fears over the zika virus growing, the world health organization held an emergency meeting today. ((dave courvoisier)) the mosquito-borne virus is suspected of causing severe birth defects in thousands of babies. cbs news medical correspondent dr. jon lapook is in brazil with the latest. >the world health organization is declaring the zika outbreak a global health emergency. the mosquioto borne virus is spreading rapidly through latin america and the caribbean.. and is linked to a serious birth defect called microcephaly. (( doctor margaret chan/director- general world health organization)) the clusters of microcephaly and other neurological complications constitute an extraordinary event and a public health threat to other parts of the world. microcephaly causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads. so far in brazil, more than 41-hundred suspected cases are reported. doctor margaret chan says while the link is still not scientifically proven, there seems to be a strong relationship.
general world health organization)) all agree on the urgent need to coordinate international efforts to understand this relationship better. (dr. jon lapook, recife, brazil) brazil is getting very aggressive to try to stop the spread of zika. health officials now have access to any home or building to destroy mosquito breeding grounds. troops are spraying insectide to kill the aedes aegypti mosquito that is transmitting zika. pregnant woman here are taking extra precautions. (- maria fernanda laudisio de lucca) i'm using dt every day even above clothes // i hope to finish my pregnancy well and i hope for a healthy baby 4:17:45 world health officials estimate as many as 4 million cases of zika in the americas over the next year. dr. jon lapook, cbs news, recife, brazil . /// paul joncich > that's all for us at 4. denise valdez 8 news now at five starts after this. don't forget..
with 40 megs of internet speed from centurylink, a family of four can all be online at the same time, streaming, gaming, or downloading movies. yeah, the internet's great, but i think hair and makeup went a little too far. yeah, that's not working. i much prefer the two-day beard, horn-rimmed glasses, just-slept-in-his-car kinda thing. yeah, i miss the rumpled crazy uncle look. okay. be "paul giamatti." that's the essence of this role. feel like a hollywood insider