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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) as you saw on live at 4pm we did get an update from metro on this case. they have confirmed 1 man is dead and 2 suspects are involved. in the last hour, we got quite a bit closer to the scene, and police say the shooting happened right in the front yard of this house behind me where investigators are still gathering evidence as we speak. this all started around 1:30 this afternoon. witnesses say a white man in his 40's was shot right in front of his house on kinnewick avenue. police say the 2 suspects....one man and one woman were inside a silver pick up truck and shots were fired from inside that vehicle. other: ((lt. dan mcgrath/metro homicide: "we have couple of witnesses who heard the screaming and arguing between the 2 males and one who heard the shot and turned around saw the vehicle leaving so we are trying to piece it all together it seems they know each other what dispute over yet ))
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this shooting could have been over drugs because of what neighbors have told us about seeing suspicious activity at this house before. lieutenant mcgrath says the initial investigation says it could be over money but they are point. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) police say about 4 or 5 people live in the house where the shooting happened. police have not released the suspects. so far no arrests have been made. reporting live near mcleod and desert inn, patranya bhoolsuwan 8 news now.// ((dave courvoisier)) > also breaking this afternoon... a bank robbery led to a crash on 215. karen castro joins us live to explain how it all unfolded... karen? ((karen castro)) the bank robbery happened in broad daylight at this u-s bank. the bank is closed for the day.
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here but this incident may still be causing some traffic back ups. and this is why. police got a call about a bank robbery shortly after 1:30 this afternoon.... at the u-s bank on west russell road, near the i-15. metro was able to get a description of the getaway vehicle and was following it with a police chopper. the suspect was seen speeding down the highway... before crashing on the 215 eastbound... between buffalo and durango. that's 20-plus miles away from here. as we show you a fast cam of the area... some traffic lanes on the 215 were closed for some period of time but has now been reopened. however, traffic is moving slow. the suspect has been taken into custody... but was first transported to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. ((karen castro)) we have reached out to a spokesperson with u-s bank for comment... but havent heard back. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((denise valdez)) > a northwest
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package thieves on camera... and now needs your help in identifying them. it happened at 11-30 this morning in the monument of lone mountain community. 8 news now reporter brittany edney joins us now from outside the neighborhood... brittany, how are residents responding? ((brittany edney)) the family is incredibly shaken up after strangers stole two packages right off their doorstep... in fact, they actually asked me to keep their identity private because they are affraid the thieves might return. a man jumps out of a burgandy sedan as a young woman brings him packages which they quickly load up. and a few seconds later, the vehicle takes off. it's footage, one family says is so shocking because not only was someone at home but it was broad daylight. (("i was angry and then the more i thought about it, i started to cry because i feel like we've been violated")) the family says the boxes contained parts for the husband's repair business. and fed ex dropped the packages off at the front door... (("it's normally nice and quiet and it's in a gated community
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)) she's reached out to social media asking for help... and locals are responding. this video has been shared dozens of times and she's sharing even more video clips with 8 news now... all in an effort to identify this group. (("she had obviously brought that box down to the driveway so her accomplice could circle the house, come back and pick up.")) and they say this isn't about the value of the items... but making sure justice is delivered. (("i don't understand why people think it's ok to do this kind of stuff because some day karma is going to get you.")) but she's hoping the police will get them first. ((brittany edney)) the family says they are filing a report with metro and also hope that this exposure will help catch the thieves. ((denise valdez)) brittany, is the family going to make any changes after this experience? ((brittany edney)) the family told me that not only are they going to change the way that they receive packages, but they
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security for their home... this experience has really scared them and they're not going to take any chances in the future. denise. ((dave courvoisier)) > united blood services is feeling the impact from the zika virus outbreak in various parts of the world. officials say they expect a 2% decrease in blood donations... because the southern nevada health district is advising anyone who has traveled to the affected countries not to donate for 28 days after returning. however local donors are encouraged to give blood. the health district has tested two people who have recently traveled to the affected countries. one result has come back negative. the second one is still pending./// ((denise valdez)) > chinese new year officially begins today... ((dave courvoisier)) and las vegas is helping locals get into the holiday spirit. let's check in with tedd florendo... who's at one of the parties at the linq tonight... tedd?
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presidential candidates have been waiting for. ((dave courvoisier)) after the break... we're taking you to new hampshire for the latest primary results in the race for the
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streets of new orleans tonight... bringing mardi gras to a close. this is a live look at the celebrations in the french quarter... up against cold winds. earlier today... costumes and floats dotted the parade route for fat tuesday. today is the last day of parades before lent begins tomorrow... marked ash wednesday./// ((dave courvoisier)) > thousands of people are filling the streets of new orleans tonight... bringing mardi gras to a close. close... chinese new year is just starting! ((denise valdez)) plenty of celebrations are kicking off here in the valley... including one at the linq. tedd florendo is there now... tedd... hows the party out there?
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gorgeous day today with temps well above average again. winds are light in the valley but still gusty at times down tedd florendo >what a gorgeous
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today with temps well above average again. winds are light in the valley but still gusty at times down the colorado river. we do not have any wind alerts
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expecting temps to stay mild then cool overnight and steering clear of any freezing temps this time around. ............................... ......... clear in the western half of the country while the eastern half is getting all the inclement weather in the form of snow. big area of low pressure moving through the great lakes mixing in with the cold canadian air and that's providing snow all the way down to georgia, that's how cold it is out there. more snow for areas like boston, the cape and maine again. lake effect snow expect for areas on the eastern shortes of erie and michigan. ............................... ............... back west big ridge still amplified over up to canada. we have some clouds making their way into norther california but no rain.dge will begin to move alite for next few days however...........................................ekend forecast looks good with iday looking nice and moreouds over the ekend. still stay above avereuightly cooler by late weekend
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y............................................ night expect a low 45 unrear ies and cool conditions. ght winds overnight with tempsst a little abe average.morrow we could reherdghs............................... .........extended forecast shows near record temps on some days and also above average highs for quite some times. changes by late weekend and cooler temps next week. also slight shower chances return with more unsettled weather and clouds. >
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are officially closed in new hampshire -- and votes are being tallied in the nation's first presidential primary. allison warren joins us from manchester... with what the atmosphere is like there right now... and how the number of voters that came out today.... allison? ((allison warren)) as voters filed into polling locations throughout nh today, many noticed a larger than normal turnout one volunteer in manchester told me she thinks they saw more voters in the first few hours of today than they did last november for their local general elections.
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tell me they noticed more first time voters than ever before. in new hampshire, voters can register the day of the election and many were excited to take advantage of that option ((eva castillo//voluntee r at polling location - "it is really exciting, not only as a volunteer but an immigrant myself to see 1st time voters, not only immigrants, but all regular americans that don't usually get engaged. one of my frustrations and my pet peeves is that people take it for granted." thomas stone//first time voter - "i just want to make sure that when a president goes into office it's someone who can actually do some good and is actually working for the american people rather thanrking for themselves." )) allison warren)) we aretching very closely to see who ll manage to build on the mentum going from newmpshire and taking that toture states like south rolina and nevada. one ings for sure, the sheer mr of candidates with
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((denise valdez)) > we are your local election headquarters throughout the election season. you can stay up to date on air and on las vegas now dot com... and watch politics now every sunday./// ((denise valdez)) > valentine's day is coming up this weekend -- and those of you looking for a sweet alternative to the
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are in luck. demetria obilor is here now with "what's trending" today. ((demetria obilor)) > trending this morning... starbucks wants to make your valentine's day a little sweeter. they released their special valentine's day drinks this week. there's the molten chocolate latte... which has chocolate chips melted into espresso...along with mocha sauce. then, there's the molten chocolate frappuccino...the same thing, but blended with ice and milk. then the molten hot chocolate... the coffee free version of the treat. the drinks will only be available through valentines day.... stay on top of what's trending by following me on twitter, at demetria obilor.... ((denise valdez)) > and while we don't encourage our viewers to wait until the last minute to shop for that special someone... amazon is rolling out some help for those who do.
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the website's "prime now" flower delivery service will begin here in las vegas. from 10 a-m to midnight every day through valentines day... you can get flowers delivered almost immediately. two-hour delivery is free... but one- hour will cost you about 8- bucks. all prime members can get all the details on the "prime now" app... and will be notified when the service is available in their zip code./// ((dave courvoisier)) > showcasing nevada's rich history. ((denise valdez)) up next... part two in our week long series... highlighting the men and women who made a lasting difference for the lives of so many living in las vegas./// <
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the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job.
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...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. i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message. with paula francis and dave courvoisier. the news of southern nevada is now.")) > ((dave courvoisier)) > it's not everyday that we get a chance to acknowledge african- american "firsts". las vegas has many people who have made a tremendous impact in our community. ((denise valdez)) and all this week... we're highlighting them. today... sharie johnson shares the story
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break nevada's justice system. ((sharie johnson)) daring describes her perfectly. yesterday... we showcased the first black mcdonald's franchise owner... who opened the doors of entrepreneuris m for minorities. tonight... a woman who is the empitome of the law. ((sharie johnson)) this las vegas native developed a desire to serve before she was old enough to understand what all it entailed. ((karen bennett, las vegas justice of the peace, dept. 7 in my household, there we're continuous meetings of the naacp )) ((sharie johnson)) judge karen bennett says her living room was always filled with the most prominent african- americans. ((karen bennett, las vegas justice of the peace, dept. 7 of course my father, rev. marion bennet, dr. james mcmillan, jim anderson, donald clark, charles keller, dell guy )) ((sharie johnson)) and even on occassion... the likes of dr. martin luther king junior. ((karen bennett, las vegas justice of the peace, dept. 7 one of the reoccuring themes seemed to be that people just didn't have a voice )) ((sharie johnson)) but she
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own... becoming the first black female ever appointed to nevada's justice system at any level. ((karen bennett, las vegas justice of the peace, dept. 7 i learned that the law was a liquid instrument and if researched and if analyzed it could be used for good )) ((sharie johnson)) now bennett is a reflection of what she upholds. ((karen bennett, las vegas justice of the peace, dept. 7 i wanna serve and i wanna be accessible to my community, whether that looks like me being a judge or whether that looks like me k, at the community center or going to talk to kids )) and today... bennett always spends time with las vegas youth. she wants them to know... the law doesn't have to be some confusing maze. ...but instead... something that lifts you up and celebrates all that is equal. back to you./// ((denise valdez)) > the stories highlighing local african americans we're bringing you this week.. all leads up to the special... america's untold journey... airing saturday at 9... right here on channel 8./// ((denise valdez)) > the most
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history... stepping into the vegas spotlight. ((dave courvoisier)) when hall and oates will take the stage at the mgm grand... and who they are bringing with them. ((denise valdez)) > having a little too much fun on the high roller. coming up at six... how one couple was caught allegedly "doing it" on the tallest observation wheel on earth... and the very serious charges they're facing./// ((coming up... new hampshire voters choose their candidates. we'll have the latest results live and show you why this primary election is so important. plus, a blood test to detect cancer? cbs news investigates. coming up on the cbs evening news with scott pelley. )) < ((voice over: "now, nevada's
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at 5.")) > ((dave courvoisier)) > nevada dmv is considering investing more money into the system it blamed for long wait times last summer. the state board of examiners is looking into adding 500-
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with the company behind the "dash pass" system. it allows customers to check into a virtual line and show up when their number is close to being called. last summer the dmv blamed the system for long wait times... saying people who checked in from home never showed up... making lines worse. the dmv scaled back the service but rolled out what it called an improved version a few months later./// ((denise valdez)) > hall and oates fans... the mgm grand is making your dreams come true! the rock and roll hall of famers are coming to town this fall. they'll take the stage at the mgm grand garden arena september 23- rd... with special guests "sharon jones and the dap-kings"... and "trombone shorty and orleans avenue". tickets will go on sale friday at 10 a-m... and start at just 35 bucks. daryl hall and john oates are the number one selling duo in music history./// ((denise valdez)) > so... what's your favorite song to jam out to? a lot of the votes on facebook were for sara smile...
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you can join the conversation too... on the 8 news now facebook page./// ((dave courvoisier)) > thanks for watching 8 news now at five. ((denise valdez)) > the cbs evening news is next. /// news music ((dave courvoisier)) > the fate of the taxicab authority... >> pelley: breaking news, big wins in new hampshire for donald trump and bernie sanders. also tonight, cbs news investigates. can a blood test detect cancer before there are symptoms?
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