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for super bowl weekend! ((brian loftus)) we're looking live the bay bridge in san francisco.. where people will be making the journey across to head to levi stadium in santa clara where the broncos and the panthers will play on sunday./// kirsten joyce > thanks for joining us. i'm kirsten joyce. brian loftus and i'm brian loftus. that's not the only place football fans are flocking to.. some 300- thousand people are expected to come to the valley for all that football madness and betting! kirsten joyce 8 news now's michael stevens is live at south point hotel and casino with how sportsbooks are preparing for all the football madness. hey michael? the gaming control board released figures showing that $116.0 million was wagered in nevada's 191 sports books on
((if sports enthusiasts can't go to the game, las vegas is the next best place to be for the biggest sports weekend of the year. the destination expects to see more than 296,000 visitors over the weekend. las vegas experiences include game day- themed dinners, group drink specials, world- class entertainment and unrivaled nightlife.))
sportsbooks say know your bets before you get here... it's going to be very busy... and you don't want to hold up the line./// ((kirsten joyce)) > everyone is talking football... but the halftime show is also one of the draws of the big game. ((brian loftus)) coldplay will be rocking on sunday.. they held a press conference yesterday.. the british band said beyonce will perform but wouldn't confirm any other surprise guests... it's rumored that bruno mars will also join them on stage. and lady gaga will sing the national anthem before the game begins./// sherry how's the weather today? sherry swensk
morning, but not too bad. 30s around town and dry air will stay in place... but each day we get milder. ......... today we slide into the upper 50s with sunshine. ...... a big warm-up coming after the big game this weekend. 60s by saturday and sunday...even warmer next week. back to you! ((kirsten joyce)) > a funeral will be held today for the spokesman for the armed protesters who took over a federal wildlife refuge building in oregon.
fatally shot by fbi agents on january 26-th. ammon bundy, along with 15 other militia members were also arrested during that incident. a federal indictment was just released... citing charges against them including conspiracy to impede officers of the united states. by the way, 8 news now will have a crew at finicum's funeral... and we will have live coverage in our later newscasts./// ((brian loftus)) > a former metro officer accused of domestic violence is slated to appear before a judge this morning. a preliminary hearing for james burt is scheduled for 10 am. he was arrested last month.. after investigators say he attacked his girlfriend, who lived with him. burt is currently on unpaid leave./// demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor nhp reporting a crash on summerlin parkway ramp to 215 south. no major tie-ups in the area right now. crews have been out filming the new jason bourne movie in front of the riviera this morning. barriers are up at convention center drive.
back to you! ((brian loftus)) > the bmx biking world in shock after losing a pioneer at such a young age... ((kirsten joyce)) the investigation into the death of dave mirra. ((brian loftus)) > plus... johnny football found himself in some hot water again.. the new allegations of assault against manziel. ((kirsten joyce)) > and... not only are people speeding down this stretch, there are potholes everywhere! it's all driving you crazy..where demetria is working to make your
they met president obama.. to celebrate their nba champion title. the president congratulated the team.. and their interim coach...who started the season while coach kerr had back surgery. luke walton led the team to a 39-and 4 record.. and apaprently the n-b-a won't let him count those wins as his own. ((president obama: you defied the cynics, you accomplished big things, you racked up a great record, and you don't get enough credit. (laughter and applause.) i can't imagine how that feels. (laughter.) )) ((brian loftus)) the team also offered president obama a spot in their line-up.. when he becomes a free agent in january. they even gave him a team jersey with the number 44./// ((demetria obilor)) > an intern has gone viral.. after he was caught sleeping at work on his first day! workers at the tech start- up
snoozin' while they were all cheesin' around him. it was posted to reddit and people online quickly made these meme's ... one making it look like he's elton john performing... another a character on the simpsons. by the way, he got pretty lucky because he wasn't kicked out of his internship after his little cat nap./// sherry how's the weather today? sherry swensk
the mornings will be chilly, but not downright cold like they have been most of the week. ........... dry air and high pressure will increase over the west to keep the warm- up coming over the next seven days. ............ meanwhile showers working their way off the east coast and cold air will take a plunge into the eastern half of the country for the weekend. cld snow across the northeast right now and through the day.
biking world is mourning the loss of a legend this morning. veteran x games biker dave mirra has died at the age of 41. north carolina police his body was discovered yesterday.. suicide. mirra was one of the most decorated athletes in x games history- with 24 career medals./// ((kirsten joyce)) > more trouble for cleveland browns quarterback johnny manziel. texas police released a report yesterday... accusing manziel of assaulting his ex- girlfriend, colleen crowley, over the weekend. crowley claims he hit her several times at a dallas hotel .. as well as on the drive back to her apartment. her neighbor was the one to call police. manziel denies the accusations. no charges will be filed. this isn't the first domestic incident between the two.. ohio police were involved a few months ago after manziel and crowley got into an argument in his car./// demetria, how are the roads this morning?
north end of strip back open. 215 at lone mountain is under construction for the county's beltway buildout project. south beltway is wide open. lane restrictions starting monday along 215 by the airport. < > < > < > back to you! > we're going live right now to new york city.. where a crane collapsed in lower manhattan about 40 minutes ago. it appears to have landed on
it could be seen wedged up against a building.. there are reports of people possibly trapped inside cars.. at least 2 are injured. the fdny said 138 firefighters from more than 33 units are on the scene. we will continue to keep you updated on this developing story./// ((kirsten joyce)) > there are so many fantastic school programs around the valley.. it can be hard to choose just one great one... ((brian loftus)) but you must! how you can help these cool programs win 250 bucks to keep up the great work! ((kirsten joyce)) > and it's time for today's facebook contest.
a robotics competition, opening adventure in new books, and gaining tools for the bright career of dentistry....in today's "what's cool at school" recap. ((brian loftus)) kids at twitchell elementary are getting ready for a robotics competition, making sure their bots are prepped to perform on the big day. their teamwork has impressed teachers stacy carpenter co-chair of
walk in and say....that's my bot, it may break down today, but boy we had an amazing time trying to get here." demi lira 5th grade "we get to work with different people and we get to cooperate and the robots are really fun to work with." another example of kids so engaged with the material, so excited about a project...that school becomes fun! collin moxley 5th grade "where else in school do you get to play with legos!" ((brian loftus)) spread the word nevada strives to improve childhood literacy. we caught up with this effort at mccaw steam academy, where students proudly walked away with a bag full of books....just for them! the kids were all smiles as they accepted the gift of adventure...in pages yet to be turned.... lisa havighorst executive director, spread the word nevada "we always let our kids choose their books because we really want them to read, and not just be handed a book, so that's a big difference to a child, and to have that be their own, it's tremendous." ((brian loftus)) many students simply don't have books at home to read. today was a day to start filling up their bookshelf noah sanchez 2nd grade "i get to read new books and i don't have
can get more and more books." lloyd strother 4th grade "it was so cool because i don't have a lot of books at home, and the books i have i've already read. i'm so excited to get new books!" ((brian loftus)) aspiring dentists at southwest career and technical academy are gaining a competitive career edge, inside their classrooms. this program, walks students step-by-step, station to station, through the process of learning dental specialities.... tami navarro senior "where we actually got to go into the lab, and work on each other, and our clasmates....we're developings skills that i can actually use in the office." ((brian loftus)) polishing away plaque, making dental impressions, reading x- rays....even placing fillings their leader is a teacher and a dentist - a true pro - with a wealth of experience simon guan senior "we actually have someone of experience with years of practice." ((brian loftus)) one refreshing remark i heard is how students look
they're enjoying this path.... tami navarro senior "getting into medical, into dental, specifically and having this hands on training and actually going into internship it's sort of like, wow, medicine isn' that bad - it's actually really fun!" ((brian loftus)) and that's what's cool at school brian loftus > to vote for this program or if you know something that's cool at school just head to las vegas now dot com.. and click on the segment under the "sections" tab. or send us an email... cool at school at las vegas now dot com. the winner will receive 250 bucks for their program./// demetria, what's driving people crazy? demetria obilor lawrence says, "two things are driving me crazy about hacienda avenue! first, cars speed with no regard for anyone's safety. second, there are potholes forming all over the street, especially between misty morning drive and rainbow boulevard." first things first, i contacted metro about speeders on hacienda avenue.
and enforce speeds the speed limit in the area. on to the potholes.i asked clark county to check out the bumpy stretch of hacienda between misty morning drive and rainbow. its public works department has created a work order for the location and will dispatch a team to take care of them. the county just started a project on hacienda between durango and rainbow this week. crews will fill in sidewalk gaps; add bike lanes and lights; and widen/repave parts of the road. everything should be done by may. the repaving of hacienda between rainbow and jones is being planned now. it will cost roughly $750,000 to get the ball rolling. the county expects to have the funds together some time next year. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. back to you. ((kirsten joyce)) > "earth wind and fire's" maurice white has passed away. the 74- year- old died wednesday night in his sleep. the band is known for their hits like "september", "shining star" and "sing a song." white's
band... he moved to chicago during his teenage years and was a drummer at chess records....playi ng on songs for people like etta james./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the man who was the voice behind the looney tunes' bugs bunny and daffy duck has died. joe alaskey was 63. he succumbed to a long battle with cancer. alaskey was also the voice of tweety bird, sylvester the cat... and was the voice of president richard nixon in "forrest gump."/// ((brian loftus)) > the two democrats left standing... debated one- on- one for the first time.. ((kirsten joyce)) the big topics bernie sanders and hillary clinton argued about on stage.///
< bowl & bets > ((sherry swensk)) > plus... say goodbye to this week's cold temperatures... the sunny and warmer weather headed our way... that's sure to score big points with fans! brian loftus > and.. where you're going ... you don't need roads because it's first friday! tonight's return of the popular festival./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > brian loftus > good morning and thanks for waking up with us. i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce i'm kirsten joyce. the n-f-l's biggest game is just two days away... and while the 50th super bowl is
las vegas is expected to welcome huge crowds of betters and football fans. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live from the south point casino and hotel... michael, how are the people their getting ready? ((michael stevens)) ((if sports enthusiasts can't go to the game, las vegas is the next best place to be for the biggest sports weekend of the year. the destination expects to see more than 296,000 visitors over the more than 296,000 visitors over the weekend. las vegas experiences include game day- themed dinners, group drink specials, world- class entertainment and unrivaled nightlife.))
for the superbowl! nice to have some warmer weather coming for big game weekend! check out our super sunday weather now forecast calling for a high temp in the mid 60s... santa clara where they are playing the game in the mid 70s! ............ it's chilly here at home this morning, but not too bad. 30s around town and dry air will stay in place... but each day we get milder. ......... today we slide into the upper 50s with sunshine. ...... a big warm-up coming after the big game this weekend. 60s by saturday and sunday...even warmer next week. back to you!
to follow a developing story in new york city right now. this is a live look from lower manhattan.. where a crane collapsed about an hour ago. we now know at least one person was killed.. two others seriously injured. the crane landed across several parked cars when it landed in an intersection. the spans nearly 1 full block. the fdny said 138 firefighters from more than 33 units are on the scene. we will continue to keep you updated on this breaking news./// music ((brian loftus)) > president bill clinton will be campaigning for his wife in southern nevada this weekend. ((kirsten joyce)) he's hosting an event tonight... at the united brotherhood of carpenters international training center. and tomorrow.. he'll head to pahrump to campaign for hillary clinton at manse elementary school./// ((brian loftus)) > and democratic candidates, bernie sanders and hillary
one- on- one debate last night. it was held in new hampshire.. just ahead of the state's primary on tuesday. sanders and clinton sparred over several topics.. including progressive values and campaign finance reform: (( (hillary clinton) "if we're going to get into labels, i don't think it was particularly progressive to vote against the brady bill five times. i don't think it was progressive to give gun-makers immunity." (bernie sanders) "in my view it is undermining american democracy and it is allowing congress to represent wealthy campaign contributors.")) ((brian loftus)) clinton is trailing sanders in the new hampshire polls. as for the republicans.. 7 of the 9 contenders will face off in a debate tomorrow night./// ((brian loftus)) > we are your local election headquarters through the campaign. you can stay up to date on air and on las vegas now dot com... and watch politics now this saturday at 7:30./// demetria, how are the roads this
there's a crash up by the nellis air force base entrance on northbound las vegas boulevard at craig. expect some delays in the area. traffic is slowing down in the spaghetti bowl right now. < > < > back to you! ((kirsten joyce)) > it's a love lockdown.. in downtown las vegas.. ((brian loftus)) how artists are mending a broken heart.. after the popular statue was
< brian loftus: i'm here with george knapp and we are talking about urban parks where people might like to go and do a little fishing, but not leaving it as is" george knapp: so most fisherman are pretty considerate about this thing. but i am going to tell you, the video we are going to show you right now ab out this thing is pretty disturbing. so you got kids you might want to think about it. most fishermen as i said are pretty considerate, but a lot of them at sunset park leave lines and hooks all over the place. and it is deadly for water fowl. people who walk through that park see this trail of horror pretty much on a daily basis. birds whose wings are wrapped up, whose feet are amputated. their appendages are blackened and drop off because of the fishing line. hooks that get into dogs and other animals that walk into the park. it is just a trail of tears for the folks that go through there, and here is one of them we talked to:
appreciate the wild life and they and their children are subjected to an ongoing parade of birds in various stages of distress, whether it be a hook embedded in their eye or their bill or fishing line entangling their wing or their leg. it upsets people, obviously )) brian: with all those strings and hooks and stuff left behind, what kind of intervention can take place to remedy this? george knapp/i-team reporter: well these folks, they have tried to talk to fishermen who get really irate. and sometimes. over the top, almost violent. so they have stopped those confrontation s. what they need is education. people who are fishing out there without licenses. don't seem to understand the traditions of pick up your own mess. and government agencies with conflicting jurisdiction, all of them say it's not our problem. brian: it seems like some kind of golden rule.. george: yeah, pick up your own mess. brian: george when can we see this? george: tonight at 11 o'clock. brian: alright make sure you don't miss it, at 11 o'clock. > /// ((sherry swensk)) > thanks, brian.
vegas is on its way to a full heart again. ((kirsten joyce)) the statue as stolen last month. it was created for the first life is beautiful festival in 2013...and since then, people have filled the heart with messages. on thursday - there was a fundraiser for the american heart association...te n bucks for a metal heart to help replace it. we talked with the artist who created the love locket: ((nova may/artist: i was really sad at first, but then i decided that i couldn't take it personal and they're gonna fix it and move forward and replace it and it was a fluid peice to begin with and it's still fluid and still growing now.)) ((kirsten joyce)) she's asking whoever took the piece to return it./// ((sherry swensk)) > great scott!! first friday returns tonight! ((kirsten joyce)) and this month's theme... back to our future. it runs from 5 to 11 pm downtown. about 20- thousand people
sherry how's the weather today? sherry swensk get ready for a great weekend... the mornings will be chilly, but not downright cold like they have been most of the week. ........... dry air and high pressure will increase over the west to keep the warm- up coming over the next seven days. ............ meanwhile showers working their way off the east coast and cold air will take a plunge into the eastern half of the country for the weekend. cold snow across the northeast right now and through the day. ..... our ski report on las vegas now dot com can help you plan a great ski weekend or ski vacation - especially with president's day coming up! ........................
desert today and closer to normal 60 degrees. light northwest winds... the weekend .... we'll check that out in your weather now extended forecast coming up in about 10 minutes!/// demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor no delays along the south beltway. expect closures downtown for sunday's big game 10k race. < >
((kirsten joyce)) > it is football friday here on channel 8 and everyone is excited! ((brian loftus)) even james corden's parents got in on the action "reporting" on the super bowl for the late late show: (( dad: greg! we can see that you've got certain nordic features. and your name is also. were you a viking in a previous life? player: i think i was. dad: your beard visibly grew while that espn guy was talking to you. )) ((brian loftus)) they also poked fun at peyton manning.. for him getting up there in age: (( dad: peyton! i'm from the late late show with james corden. 38 i'm from britain. i've never experienced anything like this before. what is it with you? i mean there's all the others out there. peyton: i'm with you, i'd like to know. if you could fill me in. dad: you know you and i are similar ages. peyton: i agree, little more hair then you have. dad: you're still at it, that's
fighting the good fight )) ((brian loftus)) corden's dad also made some of the players demonstrate their touchdown celebrations.. but not to be stood up... dad did one too! he dropped to the floor and looked like he attempted to do something similar to the worm. the late late show with james corden airs weeknights at 12:37 am right here on channel 8./// sherry how's the weather today? sherry swensk get ready for a super superbowl weekend... the mornings will be getting milder as the afternoons warm up. ...........
increase over the west to keep the warm- up coming over the next seven days. lighter winds for the mountains and the lake. temps in the 40s up in the higher elevations and the lake should hit 60 or even above. mid 60s for laughlin along the river today. ..... plenty of sunshine back here in the desert today and closer to normal 60 degrees. light northwest winds... then a steady warm-up through the weekend to 60s. but check out the warmer 70s arriving monday and sticking around next week! demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor < > we'll be right back with
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kirsten joyce > we are > we are pumped up on this friday... because the super bowl is in just two days! brian loftus we've had a lot of fun so lets check out our brighter moments. ((demetria obilor)) we just cant stop talking about carolina panthers fashion statement. the quarterback went viral after wearing these zebra print versace pants on his way to the bay area. but cbs this morning's charlie rose is now going viral for stunning in those pants what do you think? cam.
look good! ((demetria obilor)) we need to see you in those pants brian ((kirsten joyce)) no we don't demetria ((brian loftus)) bad visual. ((kirsten joyce)) we are getting a look this morning at an upcoming superbowl ad song- no i cant forget this evening ,or your face as it was leaving, i guess that's just the way the story goes ((kirsten joyce)) oh my gosh that's funny! as you can see a group of daschunds running in a field towards a family of heinz condiments ((patrick walker)) who thinks of this stuff its so ridiculous. ((kirsten joyce)) no animals were hurt in the making of this commercial. ((brian loftus)) tickets for the super bowl are extremely expensive ((kirsten joyce)) but in the future, watching the game on the 50 yard line will be a reality a virtual reality. the technology puts you in the center of the action with screens, the 3d view is either
swensk)) that would be weird, go long! go long, tackle! really! that's gotta be interactive! that guy was just sitting there calm and quiet. you're watching football! ((brian loftus)) you know what you do, you risk knocking over the chips and dip (laughter) ((sherry swensk)) if you have p-e outdoors or recess before lunch it's still going to be chilly so stay in the sun as much as you can ((kirsten joyce)) remember recess? ((brian loftus)) recess and pe were two of my favorite subjects ((kirsten joyce)) i used to always chase the boys ((brian loftus)) somehow that makes sense ((kirsten joyce)) they used to be scared of me ((brian loftus)) i have so many questions! (end with laughter) > and don't forget... the broncos and the panthers
sunday at levi stadium in santa clara, california.. you can catch all the super bowl action right here on channel 8 on sunday. kick off is at 3:30./// good morning to you sewers in the west. it is friday, february 5th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." >> a new poll shows hillary clinton and bernie sanders are tied after a contentious debate. a deadly crane collapse in manhattan manhattan. cars are crushed. it started with a marching band. we'll take you inside the evolution of the super bowl halftime show. but we begin this morning