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everyone else in the community is out of luck. this comes as the golf course is under new ownership, once again. ((karen castro)) residents of the silverstone golf course community appealed their property taxes before the clark county board of equalization. home owners claim property value has dropped after the golf course closed last september. ((hobie hellerstein - resident: it's affecting all of us because of the golf course being closed.)) ((karen castro)) the board granted 25- percent off on property taxes for homeowners with a lot backing up to the golf course. the tax break is good for one year. other homeowners in the community left unsatisfied. ((amee cannon - resident: people purchase those lots whether they're on the golf course or off the golf course because it was a golf course community.)) ((karen castro)) amee cannon says the number of sales is plummeting and homeowners looking to sell are having to drop their prices. meanwhile, the city of las vegas is helping in the battle.. 8 news now was there as councilman steve ross paid a visit to the community. ((councilman steve ross - city of las vegas: taking a look at the drainage issues that once occurred, obviously the care of the golf course is being cared for it's being watered,
desert lifestyles purchased the property in september, shutting it down for business and refusing to maintain the landscape. a federal judge ordered the california- based company to water the vegetation and clear out the brush. however, months later the golf course was sold once again. ((melanie hill - resident: all we know it that it's a california llc that purchased the property, they assumed the note that was on the property and two days later they filed for bankruptcy.)) ((karen castro)) the future of the golf course remains uncertain pending the outcome in bankruptcy court. ((hobie hellerstein - resident: i just don't think that they're taking the big picture into consideration.)) ((karen castro)) residents who did not get a tax break plan to appeal the board's decision with the state. as for the bankruptcy case filed by the new owners, there is a hearing scheduled in march. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((denise valdez)) karen, you mentioned only some property owners are getting a tax break... any idea how much? ((karen
property. but the county says those home owners paid anywhere between 5-to-20 thousand dollars more for a golf course view. ((dave courvoisier)) > the search is on for the person responsible for a deadly crash that killed a 2- year-old girl. this happened last night just after six near lake mead and north las vegas. the family of evelyn green says she was outside with her brother when a white van ran over the curb and hit her. ((((vickie davis/mother: i grabbed her and i was like evelyn. i can feel her breathing and she was like looking at my her eyes were rolling in the back of her head and i was yelling someone help me there was a lot of people there and i remember the guy walking up to me. he was saying i'm sorry i'm sorry.")) ((dave courvoisier)) evelyn's mother said the man actually stopped and apologized to her, before taking off. she claims he smelled like he'd been drinking. police say the male driver was in a white windowless van. if you know anything, police
a vigil is scheduled for evelyn later tonight. and if you're looking to help the family. they've created a go-fund-me account.. to help pay for funeral expenses. we've got as link to that on las vegas now dot com./// ((denise valdez)) > meanwhile metro police are investigating another deadly crash. this happened off bradley road near north decatur and 2-15. investigators say 27 year old josh connell was speeding on a honda motorcycle was speeding an intersection and crashed into a car. connell was killed. the two people inside the car had only minor injuries. this crash is the 12-th deadly accident in metro's jurisdiction this year./// ((dave courvoisier)) > law enforcement officials busted what they are calling a multi-state drug trafficking and money laundering ring. six of the seven people arrested are from las vegas. according to the u.s. department of justice, a federal indictment alleges the organization generated at least 1.3 million in drug proceeds since 2009. the group is facing charges of conspiracy to distribute heroin, oxycodone, and methamphetamin e.
washington is at large./// ((denise valdez)) > public utilities commission meeting was scrapped today following an invasion of protesters. it's over the recent hike of solar prices. protesters showed up with bags filled with signed petitions to turn in but the p-u-c shut down the meeting. solar advocates filed into the meeting... and the utility commissioners decided to continue their discussions until friday./// ((dave courvoisier)) > it's crunch time for the white house hopefuls in new hampshire with the nation's first primary a day away. ((denise valdez)) the latest polls show a tight race for second place on the republican side while hillary clinton is closing in on bernie sanders. danielle nottingham reports from manchester, new hampshire. >donald trump was back to taking swipes at his favorite target, jeb bush, monday. trump is holding on to a double digit lead in the latest monmouth university poll with less than 24 hours to go until new hampshire voters cast their ballots. (trump - pipe) "he's like a child.. like a spoiled child.
campaign, and he's nowhere." bush slammed the billionaire on twitter monday, (gfx) calling trump a liar and a whiner. bush is in a tight race for second place with john kasich, marco rubio and ted cruz. today, rubio praised his fellow candidates. "from this republican field, i think there's presidents, a potential vice president, cabinet members, future presidents...." barbara gelnett was undecided, but says a kasich town hall changed her mind. "not republican- or democrat- centered, but people-centered. that's what i see him to be. that's the kind of president i want." (danielle nottingham, cbs news, nashua, nh) while, tuesday's primary could make or break some republican campaigns, the democrats could be in for another close race. (sanders) polls still show bernie sanders keeping a comfortable lead over hillary clinton. she's out today reminding voters of their differences. "i believe what i am putting forth in this campaign has a far
producing the results that will give people confidence that we can turn this around." both democrats have events scheduled into the evening. the first polls open at midnight. danielle nottingham, cbs news, manchester new hampshire./// ((denise valdez)) > and don't forget we are your local election headquarters through the campaign. you can stay up-to-date on air and on las vegas now dot com./// ((dave courvoisier)) > serving up safety. ((denise valdez)) why chipotle restaurants across the nation shut down this afternoon following several health issues. ((denise valdez)) and later... it seems like everyone has some advice to give women who are expecting... escpecially on what you can and can't eat .... we separate fact from fiction. tedd? ((tedd florendo)) full sunshine again. and very comfortable temps. could we be reaching record territory with these highs? don't miss the forecast after this brief timeout. <
((denise valdez)) > lunch was not served at chipotle today.. across the country - the chains' restaurants shut down for hours today. instead, employees met at hotels and convention centers to talk about food safety. the company's has been on damage control following several food- born outbreaks, and is now trying to get the public's trust back. that includes tightening its food safety procedures and doing new dna- based tests on ingredients. it's also stepping up worker training. (( "i've awways loved chipotle but i'm not going to get sick and get food poisioning . (edit) if they could get my trust get back (edit) then yeah i'd give them another shot")) ((denise valdez)) > while it was closed down the company offered a literal rain check. all you have to do is text rain check to 888-222 for a free burrito./// ((dave courvoisier)) > you can expect to see a familiar face tonight on cbs' hit show "scorpion". penn jillette... of "penn and teller" will make a
but we'll have to wait and see if he does any of his famous tricks since he's playing the role of a couple's counselor. you can watch "scorpion" right here on channel 8 at 9 pm./// ((denise valdez)) > a super bowl victory celebration in in denver. ((dave courvoisier)) how the denver broncos were able to clinch last night's big win and how the man himself... peyton manning is celebrating his second super bowl victory./// announcer: now nevada's first
congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
((dave courvoisier)) > today payton manning is celebrating his super bowl victory at where else... disnyland! ((denise valdez)) manning and the denver broncos defeated the carolina panthers to win their third super bowl last night at levis stadium. and super bowl 50 was truly a golden game for both players and fans. (( (manning from the field) i'm going to kiss my wife and kids and drink a lot of bud.)) ((denise valdez)) > hours after his win, the 39- year old quarterback appeared on cbs this morning and said he hasn't made any decisions yet about retirement. (((manning) i really haven't spoken with anybody about it yet.//i've been celebrating all night with family and friends and i'm very much at peace gail with how that decision will go down and whether it will go down.
((dave courvoisier)) the musical acts didn't disappoint either. lady gaga sang the national anthem. while beyonc and bruno mars assisted cold play at half- time....making it a big win on the field and for the millions watching at home./// ((denise valdez)) > and if the game isn't your favorite part of super bowl sunday.... you probably enjoy the commercials. and that means you've seen the beloved budweiser clydesdales. four of them... now retired... live on a farm in west monroe, louisiana. their new owner says caring for these guys is a
24-7 job and that each horse eats a bale of hay a day: ((mary beth harter / owns four retired clydedales - "it's an honor but i'm not going to pretend it's not a whole lot work caring for them the way they should be cared for, it's a lot of work and very specific taking care of these feet that are big and the white hair that they've got.")) ((denise valdez)) before you can own one of the iconic horses... you have to meet certain requirements to ensure they get the best possible retirement...
she wouldn't mind adding more clydesdales to the herd./// ((dave courvoisier)) > and now that super bowl 50 is in the books officials are already looking ahead to super bowl 51. san francisco officially "handed-off" the super bowl to houston, during a ceremony today. the mayor of houston attended the event -- as did members of the super bowl 51 committee. n-f-l commissioner roger goodell thanked san francisco. he said the league looks forward to next year in texas./// toss to weather < tedd florendo >clear skies again holding together all week. 70's back in the forecast and here to stay for a while. winds not too bad in valley, although some neighborhoods to the north feeling those north breezees. slightly warmer than yesterday at this time. ............................... ......... temps in the 70's through all neighborhoods in the valley.
staying cool in the kyle canyon. cooler for the west side of the valley and warmer to the eastside where we're lower in elevation. ............................... ........ regional temps stay warm in mesquite throught colorado river valley. warmer in laughlin in the mid 70's and check out death valley with their afternoon temps in the 80's. and it's about to get warmer out there. temps improve in the high 40's this afternoon in the southern and central great basin. ............................... ............ wind advisory still in effect for the lake and colorado river until 10 tonight. then it will expire. gusts up o 40 reported for laughlin and bullhead city today. could still see some leftover gusts, but expect them to relax more the coming days as the high settles it. ............................... .............. clear weather across the west coast. the high to the west slow dominating the region. it will bring warmer highs for us and especially down to the southern california where they'll be in the 80's. now when the jetstream goes high and amplifies, at the same time it forms a dip in jetstream. ............................... ............. what that means is the dip digs south and send the cold air from canada out here. snow stretching from the twin cities all the way to georgio
we also have that coastal low pulling away but still sending snow to boston, the cape and maine. ............................... ............... big high pressure isn't going away. in fact stays near stationary all week. bringing us warmer weather and keeping any storms away at bay. ............................... ............... so here's what to expect. near record high in the 70's. dry all weeek. staying sunny and clear. changing by sunday with more clouds and shower chances tuesday. ............................... ................. tonight expect a low of 45 and not as chilly. winds slight breeze from the north. tomorrow expect a high of 74 comfortable again with above average highs. record is 78 so not quite there yet. ............................... ............ mid 70's neighborhood by neighborhood with warmer temps
............................... ............ extended shows near record highs on wed and frdiday in the mid 70's. then cooler weekend with clouds sunday and especially on monday another day, ((denise valdez)) > another day, another cone zone...construc tion has just started on blue diamond road, and one local just wants to know what's going on.... demetria obilor has the answer, "in "what's driving you crazy?"/// (( )) demetria obilor: >sue says, "there are lots of cones and equipment at fort apache rd. and blue diamond rd. will they be placing a light
install signals on blue diamond at fort apache and el capitan this summer. the work you're seeing right now is related to a county sewer project. traffic on fort apache has been shifted to the west half of the street. work is expected to last through the end of the month. you'll see crews working monday through friday between 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. /// ((dave courvoisier)) > celebrating black history month. ((denise valdez)) as we take a look back at how the journey of african american heritage began.. we start all the way back to when the first new world was
the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you.
((dave courvoisier)) > as our nation celebrates black history month, many are asking, "where did it really begin?" ((denise valdez)) today 8 news now is trying to answer that question... by going back to a era that pre- dates slavery. it takes us to a town in florida where america's untold journey truly begins. >narr: - the year is 1565 and in the first new world is taking shape kathy deegan- the first people of african heritage who came to the americans both here in the us and in latin america were free james bullock - the new world was built by three groups, the europeans, the indigenous and the afrikaners. and that without any of those three. this would not have happened. chad light - the colonists had a tremendous stake in this particular venture called the enterprise of florida. dr. michael francis - the free blacks became shopkeepers and merchants and artisans and craftsmen. in other words, what makes the
there is a baptism of a free black child in st. augustine three years before jamestown is even founded. - most of the slaves that were brought to spanish florida were domestic slaves or royal slaves who had very specific, highly refined skills. 9.5 sec michael francis- (edit into bite) you also see african women in the late 16th century/early 17th century who serves really as the first nurse, the first recorded nurse in the hospital of santa barbara in st. augustine by the mid-to-late 1700s. the spanish mission of keeping la florida to themselves had failed (edit bite. ...) james bullock - - the english tried to colonize north america with, at first, indentured servants and a promise of 7 years of labor. what they will find is that being a slave for 7 years . it might as well be a lifetime . on cam narr (new) -now, the spanish did not shy away from large
for blacks, there were now two americas, one english, one spanish.. and the difference between them could not be more striking. /// ((denise valdez)) > coming up in our 5 o'clock newscast our sharie johnson continues our look back at the countless african americans in the valley who we're the first of their kind. she tells the story of woodrow wilson and his journey as an electrical engineer to becoming the first african american to own a mcdonalds franchise here in las vegas./// ((dave courvoisier)) > keeping our local streets safe. ((denise valdez)) the i-team's george knapp give us an inside look at a special police unit... to show you how they catch criminals before they strike./// announcer: "now, nevada's first
choice for news. this is 8 news now at 4" ((dave courvoisier)) > trick rolls... that turn into assaults... robberies.. it's happening every single night on
the las vegas strip. ((denise valdez)) metro is struggling to cope with a new wave of serious crime in the resort corridor. officers and detectives are stretched to the limit because of organized thievery and violence.
the i-team's george knapp was invited along as police tangle with the criminals who prey on tourists. (( )) calvin wandick/patrollin g the strip: it's kind of a circus up here man.... for calvin wandick and the other uniformed officers who patrol the strip every night...on the bridges...the sidewalks..and the streets....it's like a convention of thieves and low lifes. the tens of thousands of visitors in town at any given moment are an irresistable magnet for criminals of all stripes. the best metro can hope is to interact with and intercept as many as possible. calvin nat pops.... what's going on chief.... simple question. you got any more weed on you? calvin wandick: you got people walking over here, winnings in their pockets in the high thousands. the guy sees the opportunity, he''s gonna take it. this one stretch of sidewalk outside planet hollywood could keep the entire squad busy all night. it's thick with hustlers and drug peddlers....but the team
disrupt and scatter the trick roll experts who are now a regular fixture in and around the nightclubs. prostitution these days is more about robberies than sex. within 10 minutes, six suspects were corralled. sgt mike ford: prostitution is at a whole different level than any of us have ever seen up up here on the strip. it's really taken over. it's exploded. sgt mike ford runs one of two detective teams who do nothing but work serious crimes in and around the strip corridor. more than half of the felonies and acts of violence are linked to the robbery rings that use prostitutes as bait. gangs...teams of pickpockets..ma jor drug operations...aut o theft up and down the strip.... are nightly realities. mike ford: the tourists, the people that are at home, uh don''t come up to the strip, they don't see it and they don't pay attention to it..... over the course of a single shift, the detectives on the
entire season of reality cop shows. mike: you been running from the cops tonight? look at me and be straight up and don't lie to me. ((denise valdez)) and during those nights with the teams officers moved from one serious crime to the next and the only time they slowed down is when they needed someone to come and transport the suspects to jail. they do a great job but they need help. tonight at 6 and 11, we will take you along for a view of the strip that few ever see./// ((dave courvoisier)) > world war two veterans were honored today... for their service to our nation. several events were held across town... we were able to meet up with some of the veterans at the "south point cinemark theaters"... where a 35- minute documentary on the u-s-s- nevada premiered. we talked with one man who served on the ship bearing our state's name... he says he joined the navy when he was 17... right out of high school: (( cliff burks, uss nevada: i thought i just wanted to do that to go into the navy and do that and my mother had to sign for me to do that and god bless her
did. )) ((dave courvoisier)) the u-s-s nevada had a long history... serving at pearl harbor... during d-day at normandy... and gained legendary status when it refusing to sink after being targeted by two atomic test bombs at the bikini islands./// ((denise valdez)) > people in the valley looking to buy a home this year. today the greater las vegas association of realtors reported the median price for a home in january was 219- thousand dollars....a 9.5 percent jump compared to this time last year. the association president expects 2016 to reflect last years stable housing market.. but also expects the area to struggle with a low supply of houses and underwater homeowners./// ((dave courvoisier)) > a hot new beach club is heading to the las vegas strip. today the tropicana announced the sky beach club will open on april 8th. the south beach-inspired venue will embody vegas' summertime party vibe with bikini-clad bottle service, two luxury
and two bars. and if you're in the market for a new job... tropicana is now looking to fill a number of different pool positions. for more information head to our website at las vegas now dot com and click on the links we mentioned section./// ((denise valdez)) > shinning the spotlight on our tech savvy industries. ((dave courvoisier)) the local award that's honoring our hard working women for their technological achievements... and how you can nominate someone in your community who you think deserve the award <
now at 4 with denise valdez and paul joncich. the news of southern nevada is now. ((denise valdez)) > it's a tech savy world that we're living in -- and to celebrate -- two local groups are recognizing the achievements and advancements of women working in technology in las vegas. i'm joined by melissa skipworth and lori nguyen who created and partner for the las vegas women in technology awards.
((denise valdez)) > a pregnancy is a time of great discovery... but there are also lots of myths surrounding it especially when it comes to what you can and can't eat. here's a quick true or false rundown: pregnant mothers are eating for two? false - if you have a healthy diet before pregnancy doctors recommend increasing your calories by 300 calories a day. here's another one -- food cravings are caused by the growing baby. false- doctors say cravings have nothing to do with the baby because they don't actually know what he or she needs quite yet. many people say having an occasional glass of wine is ok. false- doctors say recent research discovered there really is no safe level of alcohol. however when it comes to caffeine one to two servings a day are ok./// ((dave courvoisier)) > getting out of credit card debt in 12 months or less may sound impossible...but it's not... if you have the right tools. 8 on your side consumer advocate
we can do it -- in a few simple steps. drowninn in debt. 8o% of americans are....and it's not for lack of trying. azalee maslow ... the youngest member of our debt destroyer family ... can relate. ((azalee: well, just one card i paid 130 in fees and 453 in interested and i would pay 55 a month )) but those minimum payments never made a dent on her balance. ((azalee: those cards never go down ... why am i paying on them every months .. and i am not using them )) by making only the minimum payments it would take azalee ... 132 months .. .or 10 years to pay off the 6 grand she owes. ((tammy: all my cards were basically paid down until towards the end of the year. )) tammy's debt story is a bit different. she pays her cards down...through out the year ... but they seem to creep up as the year progresses. she owes more than three grand. if she pays just the minimum it will take her 113 months to pay it off... 9 years. but thanks to something called
it will all be gone in 8 months. here's how. the ladies will pay a certain amount of money to debb each month. a huge chunk will go toward the lowest balance. the remaining with pay the minimums on each card. once a card is paid off. you snowball the next loweest balance. you keep going ... till they are all paid off. the financial guidance center throws in some huge incentives too. you cancel your cards ... and allow them to make the payments for you ... and they'll slash your interest rates. that's why it's their fastest and most effective debt reduction programs. ((dave courvoisier)) if you'd like more information on the financial guidance center's debt management programs, or on the snowball method ... go to our website ... las vegas now dot com .... and click on the 8 on your side section. and tonight at 6 ... we'll have an update on our debt family .. and check in on their progress. toss to weather
again holding together all week. 70's back in the forecast and here to stay for a while. winds not too bad in valley, although some neighborhoods to the north feeling those north breezees. slightly warmer than yesterday at this time. ............................... ......... temps in the 70's through all neighborhoods in the valley. this is above average but staying cool in the kyle canyon. cooler for the west side of the valley and warmer to the eastside where we're lower in elevation. ...............................
regional temps stay warm in mesquite throught colorado river valley. warmer in laughlin in the mid 70's and check out death valley with their afternoon temps in the 80's. and it's about to get warmer out there. temps improve in the high 40's this afternoon in the southern and central great basin. ............................... ............ wind advisory still in effect for the lake and colorado river until 10 tonight. then it will expire. gusts up o 40 reported for laughlin and bullhead city today. could still see some leftover gusts, but expect them to relax more the coming days as the high settles it. ............................... .............. clear weather across the west coast. the high to the west slow dominating the region. it will bring warmer highs for us and especially down to the southern california where they'll be in the 80's. now when the jetstream goes high and amplifies, at the same time it forms a dip in jetstream. ............................... ............. what that means is the dip digs south and send the cold air from canada out here. snow stretching from the twin cities all the way to georgio with a strong low and winds. we also have that coastal low pulling away but still sending snow to boston, the cape and maine. ............................... ............... big high pressure isn't going away.
all week. bringing us warmer weather and keeping any storms away at bay. ............................... ............... so here's what to expect. near record high in the 70's. dry all weeek. staying sunny and clear. changing by sunday with more clouds and shower chances tuesday. ............................... ................. tonight expect a low of 45 and not as chilly. winds slight breeze from the north. tomorrow expect a high of 74 comfortable again with above average highs. record is 78 so not quite there yet. ............................... ............ mid 70's neighborhood by neighborhood with warmer temps to the eastside of the valley ............................... ............ extended shows near record highs on wed and frdiday in the mid 70's. then cooler weekend with clouds sunday and especially on monday
controversy over the oscars loomed over at the nominations luncheon in beverly hills. sylvester stallone is nominated for best supporting actor for his work in the movie "creed." it's his first academy award nomination since 1977. when asked about the oscar diversity controversy, stallone says he believes his co-star michael b. jordan should have received more attention for his role.
" the universal law of existence is you either adapt or you cease to exist. michael jordan every time i looked at him in his eyes as an actor i said he is making me better. i think he should've been given more respect a lot more attention. i do believe things will change it was just a matter of time and eventually all talent will rise to the top.")) ((denise valdez)) the oscars will be held february 28th at hollywood's dolby theater -- and it will be hosted by chris rock./// ((dave courvoisier)) > a police shooting in chicago leaves two dead including one teen. why the officer who pulled the trigger is filing a lawsuit against the estate of the teen he killed ((denise valdez)) graffiti... becoming a problem for neighborhoods and schools. coming up at 5... how you can join the fight against vandalism where you live.///
who was mistakenly released ((denise valdez)) > rapper flavor flav faced a judge today for driving under the influence, speeding and having marijuana on him during a traffic stop last may. in court he pleaded no contest.. which means he acknowledges there is enough evidence against him. he was going 87 piles per hour in a 65 zone... when he was pulled over.
weeks involving similar charges... in both cases he was fined and ordered to attend a victim impact panel... and driving school./// ((dave courvoisier)) > an inmate who was mistakenly released in california was caught right here in nevada. we told you last week at four that 37- year-old steven lawrence wright had been in custody pending trial for a gang- related killing that happened in 2011. he was let go from the inmate reception center last month. the los angeles sheriff's department says write was recaptured in boulder city nevada./// ((denise valdez)) > investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a shooting following a mardi gras parade in the mississippi gulf. two people were killed and at least four others injured. the tragedy came at the end of what was one of the most successful parades by the st. paul carnival association. officers from several agencies who were at the parade came onto the scene. (( (tim hendricks, police chief) "it was very chaotic. because trying to sort out, finding out what happened, initially we had two people down on the ground, that's all we knew. we had officers yelling for help. there were reports of people fleeing the scene. and again, there were thousands
leaving.")) ((denise valdez)) > the suspects are still on the loose this evening. based on the number of shell casings found, pass christian police suspect that there is only one to two suspects. and the descriptions are limited and conflicting. witnesses described a black male running from the scene with a gun./// ((dave courvoisier)) > a chicago police officer who fatally shot a teen and accidentally killed a woman in the process has filed a lawsuit against the teen's estate. suzanne le mignot reports. >(joel brodsky/officer's attorney) "the facts in this case clearly show, officer rialmo didn't do anything wrong, that the instigator of this incident was quintonio legrier." attorney joel brodsky filed this counterclaim against the estate of quintonio legrier, on behalf of his client, chicago police officer robert rialmo. rialmo responded to a call of a man with a bat, at the legrier family home. the counterclaim says legrier:"took a full swing at officer rialmo's head, missing it by inches." (joel
told me that he felt the breeze of the bat passing in front of his face, it was that close. that entire time he was shouting orders for legrier to drop the bat." rialmo shot legrier six times. when the shots were fired, the counterclaim says, legrier's body blocked rialmo's view of bettie jones, the woman who had opened the door to the apartment building, when officer's arrived. report: "you're saying the reason you're filing this is because police officers can suffer damages just like 'yes.' " (joel brodsky/officer's attorney) "this is an emotional and psychologial trauma that officer rialmo is gonna have to carry with him for the rest of his life."/// ((dave courvoisier)) > the counterclaim seeks punitive and emotional damages for rialmo, ranging from $50,000 to $10 million./// ((dave courvoisier)) > that's all for us at 4. denise valdez 8 news now at five starts after this. don't forget.. we're always on at las vegas now dot com, on facebook and