tv 8 News Now at 430 AM CBS February 24, 2016 4:30am-5:00am PST
this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > (("we will be celebrating for a long time tonight, have a good time. have a good time. you know, we weren't expected a few months ago to win this one, you know that right?)) ((kirsten joyce)) > donald trump clinched his third win after last night's republican caucus... with a 46% win in the state of nevada. good morning, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) and i'm brian loftus. 8 news now is your local election headquarters. trump received well over 34-
marco rubio came in second while ted cruz in third... followed by ben carson and john kasich. now nevada has been considered the wild west of politics. ((kirsten joyce)) and it wasn't just our state in the spotlight.... south carolina was held a democratic town hall with hillary clinton and bernie sanders. reid binion has the latest from the campaign trail. (trump) "now we're winning winning winning the country." donald trump rode to victory in the nevada caucuses tuesday.... (sot trump) "we won with young, we won with old, we one with highly educated, we won with poorly educated. i love the poorly educated." but with trump highly favored even before the results started coming in... ...the real fight was between ted cruz and marco rubio for second place. cruz, spinning his showing in nevada as progress... (ted cruz) "we are one step closer to turning the the pages on the failures on the obama-clinton disaster." rubio, touting his establishment- candidate identity as critical for a general election win. (rubio) "i am a conservative
nevada returns come in, democrats hit them on the issue of race at c- n-n's south carolina town hall. (sanders) "this birther issue which we heard from donald trump and others - a racist effort to try to delegitimize the president of the united states." ...bernie sanders, courting the minority vote ahead of the state's saturday primary. ...and hitting rival hillary clinton over her paid speeches to wall street, demanding she release the transcripts clinton -- saying she would... on one condition (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "sure, if everybody does it, and that includes the republicans. why is there one standard for me, and not for everybody else." i'm reid binion reporting. ((kirsten joyce)) > it was a busy night of counting ballots across the valley. around 41- thousand people pre- registered to caucus. there were long lines and a shortage of ballots at several sites... and there were plenty of headaches from voters. some felt like there was no point to caucus: (( "i see no point in even staying because the've made a decision. and i'll be leaving and i don't know about the rest of the parties." "they're saying we can
vote so if there's a tie or something it'll make a difference but it shouldn't even have to go this far. i mean, we should be able to vote period. it should be counted right now." )) ((kirsten joyce)) entrance polls showed a majority of caucus-goers... favoring a candidate with more political experience... that backed marco rubio over ted cruz. /// ((brian loftus)) > donald trump and his supporters were all at treasure island... but there was also a lot of action in front of his trump hotel. (( carmen llarull/trump worker: the message today for mr. trump is to sign a contract. we deserve better. we are just regular workers that deserve better. so we can have respect, security, job security, and dignity at work. )) ((brian loftus)) dozens of culinary union workers and trump employees rallied in front of the trump hotel. they are calling on donald trump to negotiate a contract. recently, trump hotel employees won a union election... and want to start contract negotiations. the culinary workers union says... the company has refused to bargain with workers.
protections that trump employees have in canada. /// ((brian loftus)) > a picture taken outside the cimarron memorial caucus site had people talking on social media. ryan hendricks shared this picture with us... of two people dressed like members of the ku klux klan.. outside the caucus site. they were holding signs supporting trump. we have not confirmed whether this was a real protest... or something out spite. /// ((brian loftus)) remember, 8 news now is your local election headquarters. stay with us throughout the campaign season... both on air and online... at las vegas now dot com. let's get to sherry with a look at today's weather. sherry swensk ((sherry swensk))
spotlight on safety at daycare facilities. patranya bhoolsuwan explains what parents need to know. < ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) shantelle lorraine has 4 boys under 10...and finding them the right daycare has not always been easy especially, given recent local cases of child abuse. ((shantelle lorraine/mother of four: "is my child going to be safe? do you trust the people running it.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the latest incident involving baby jonathan who now suffers brain damage after daycare worker alejandra robles admits to dropping him ... because he was crying. robles worked at an unlicensed daycare facility. ((latisha brown/childcare licensing manager: "if a parent chooses to utilize someone who is unlicensed they should probably ensure they have some type of training.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) state childcare licensing manger latisha brown recommends parents use daycares that are regulated....and even then ask lots of questions from whether the employees underwent background checks to the kind of training they received to prevent cases of abuse. ((latisha brown/childcare licensing manager: "frustrations can happen, it's how you deal with it, how you approach it."))
daycare: 'not everybody is equipped to take care of babies...it really does take aspecial person to take a job on.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) debra abendroth runs licensed "d-j's christian daycare" in henderson, where they get 4 unannouced visits by state inspectors every year. parents can also stop in without notice at any time...something this mother of 4 says is critical. ((shantelle lorraine/mother of four: "i just pop in and see that everyone is doing what they are supposed to be and when i told my husband this gives me a peace of mind as well.")) > ((brian loftus)) officials also urge parents to check the state's child care licensing bureau website... to make sure a facility has good safety record. you can find a link on our website at las vegas now dot com. /// pup is doing. the vet who's taking care of
asking how the pup is doing. the vet who's taking care of brody says... he's never seen anything like this before: (( dr. jay hreiz, ebenezer animal hospital) "i've never seen anybody deliberately and maliciously shoot at a dog... and not just any dog... one that's six weeks old. i mean this is about as defenseless as an animal can get." )) ((kirsten joyce)) brody isn't ready to be adopted just yet... but when he is, so many people have signed up for the chance to take him home... to the point where the animal hospital had to shut down the list! /// ((kirsten joyce)) > that purple glow behind the monte carlo... isn't a hotel decoration. ((brian loftus)) what's being tested out at the t-mobile arena... that will be a big staple item at the front entrance. /// anchors ad/lib
((sherry swensk)) > nearly 20 million people are in the path of more severe storms today. at least three people are dead and several are missing... after tornadoes ripped through the gulf states. some neighborhoods, are barely recognizable. the storms also spawned these three waterspouts in louisiana. governors in both louisiana and mississippi have declared states of emergency. /// ((demetria obilor)) > it's sometimes hard to keep yourself in shape when you're busy... let alone have time to relax. but a northern california woman is going viral.. for coming up with a new workout. evan schreiber reports. (nats) as a mother to a toddler, 24-year- old april storey knows her time is limited. and like many mothers know... healthy living can be a struggle. (nats) home with her daughter
the busy life was on display. but what resulted... has now been seen by roughly 25-million people worldwide. the 15-second video posted in january (nats) now dubbed "the wine workout." (april storey/created "wine workout") "i was getting ready to do a workout, and i saw the wine there and i'm like, 'you know, that would be kind of funny to incorporate wine into this workout video.'" storey tells me this is her life. simple... every-day home exercises. not necessarily always the wine that was just one of the dozens of non-alcohol included workout videos she's posted. (april storey/created "wine workout") "so that's what facebook is for, right? just sharing all the things that we're doing every day." that sharing spread worldwide. one post from former star trek actor "george takei" saying "quit wine-ing and work out" to his nine million followers. (nats) posting the video with a slightly different music variation. (nats) (evan schreiber/redding, ca) "most of the comments have been positive.
herself - falling on the wine. but most of the people have been doing like what i'm doing, and sending back their own videos and pictures." (april storey/created "wine workout") quick "they were making their own videos. they were doing different things with it." no matter the number of re- creations... or comments -- both positive and negative -- storey is hoping they all get the message. (april storey/created "wine workout") "what i want to show people with my videos is that fitness is something you can do every day, you can do it anywhere, and you can use anything." in this case... just don't forget the corkscrew. let's get to sherry with a look at today's weather.
battled a fire ten stories up... at an australia construction site. but what they saw come down... had them scared. cameras caught this massive crane collapse to the ground. thankfully no one was hurt... the incident was a result of an electrical fire... that started in the crane's motor. /// ((brian loftus)) > if you love labs, you'll love this! the american kennel club has declared the labrador retriever as america's most popular dog breed. this is the 25th year in a row
a-k-c uses statistics from registration records... to determine which breeds are most beloved by dog owners. breeders say labs are popular because they are intelligent, and family- friendly. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > today, the high roller is serving a different purpose... to help new york city and orlando firefighters train for heavy rescue situations. las vegas fire and rescue... as well as the henderson fire department... will assist in the training. it'll take place from 7:30 to 10- am. /// ((brian loftus)) > hundreds of in-and-out... to get the t-mobile arena ready for opening day. the 375-million dollar structure has recently been testing out their new l-e-d wall... which is currently casting a large purple light against the monte carlo... if you drive down i-15. take shape... and the giant scoreboard will be ready in a week. the arena will open to the ///
((brian loftus)) > new details... about the woman who was found dead in a laundry chute at the d hotel. why police say they're ending their criminal investigation. > plus... don't skip the sweets...chocol ate, that is. why researchers say the candy is great for your mind./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > ((trump: we love nevada. we love nevada! thank you! thank you! ohhh this is a great place, thank you crowd: trump, trump trump, cheering)) ((brian loftus)) > donald trump is the winner in nevada... with the second closest candidate trailing by over 20 percent. good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) and i'm kirsten joyce. the republican caucus was held last night... and we have the latest results this morning...as your local election headquarters.