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((karen castro)) there are some changes coming to the district in laying more zoom schools and magnet programs. we'll talk more about that coming up at 4. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((brian loftus)) > the minor accused of killing swans and other birds at desert shores.. admitted to a felony charge today in court.. and will serve probation and go to counseling.
court this morning.. while protesters rallied outside the courthouse. activists from the nevada political action for animals group...call the swans' deaths brutal.. and wanted justice for the birds. ((stacia newman/president nv political action for animals: i can't even imagine how horrible the swans felt because they were loved and cared for by the community and then to have someone come in and brutal murder these swans it's (gets choked up) it's is. it's horrible )) ((brian loftus)) six other charges of maiming.. poisoning.. or killing an animal were dismissed as part of the plea deal. the teen will also be on probation until his 21-st birthday./// ((brian loftus)) > the man police say hit and killed a pedestrian last week.. is now behind bars. 24-year-old eric leppard turned himself into henderson police over the weekend. investigators say he struck a woman crossing boulder highway near warm springs wednesday night.. then took off. the woman was not in a crosswalk. police say leppard was driving a stolen car. he's charged with felony hit and run, reckless driving, and failure to render aid./// ((brian loftus)) > the
on the national scene tomorrow when republicans and democrats go to the polls on super tuesday. there are nearly a dozen states voting and hundreds of delegates up for grabs. but as craig boswell reports, the front runner on the republican side is facing criticism from his opponents because of one of his newest supporters. craig boswell: donald trump finds himself at the center of controversy after former ku klux klan leader david duke publicly stated his support for the businessman. on sunday, trump didn't immediately condemn the white supremacist. (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate/courtesy: cnn "state of the union") "i know nothing about david duke. i know nothing about white supremacists. craig boswell: monday trump said he had a bad earpiece - telling nbc's "today" show he doesn't want duke's support. ( donald trump/(r) presidential candidate/courtesy: nbc "today") i don't mind disavowing anybody. and i disavowed david duke and i disavowed him the day before at a major news conference, " craig boswell: still - trump's opponents are on the attack. (sen. marco rubio/(r- fl) presidential candidate) "it makes him unelectable. how are we going to grow our party with a nominee that
klan? don't tell me he doesn't know who the ku klux klan is. this is serious." (sen. ted cruz/(r-tx) presidential candidate) "that should be common ground among republicans, among democrats among everyone. that bigotry, that anti-semitism, that racism has no role in politics." craig boswell: democrats do agree...bernie sanders tweeted "america's first black president cannot and will not be succeeded by a hatemonger who refuses to condemn the kkk." hillary clinton retweeted it. clinton is looking forward to super tuesday after a resounding victory in south carolina this past weekend. (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "tomorrow this campaign goes national! (cheers) craig boswell: democrats will vote in eleven states on super tuesday - and cbs news polls show clinton with huge leads in the three delegates up for grabs. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. ((brian loftus)) on the republican side, the cbs news battleground tracker poll shows donald trump leading in virginia and georgia, but ted cruz is winning his home state of
((brian loftus)) > be sure to stay with 8 news now.. coverage. we'll have a special edition of politics now.. tomorrow at 7-30 p-m./// ((brian loftus)) > and remember... 8 news now is your local election headquarters... for everything and anything in this election year... both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((brian loftus)) > a massive irs data break is much bigger than first thought. originally.. the agency thought cyber criminals hacked into 114 thousand taxpayer accounts. now.. they think as many 724 thousand people were affected. the irs said hackers used personal information gathered from other online sources - like bank accounts - to answer
the i-r-s says it suspended the "get transcript" feathem free siddaccess to quality healthcare. we take you inside this new mobile medical center. ((sherry swensk)) > we have no access to winter weather - it's been cut off and spring is in go mode! even though we have three more weeks of winter on the calendar... it sure doesn't feel like it. .......... great sunshine and dry air over the west... .............. and already at the noon hour we are already reaching the 70s... and many neighborhoods will finish off february in the extra warm 80s today. there is a chance of showers in our first week of march... we'll take a look in your right up!///
guindon saturday on her first day with the prince william county police department. guindon was with 2 other officers responding to hamilton's home saturday night for a domestic- disturbance call. that's when police say the pentagon worker opened fire, fatally wounding his wife and striking all three officers.. the other 2 survived. hamilton is being held without bond. he's charged with capital murder, first degree murder and malicious wounding./// ((brian loftus)) > back here in the valley.. metro police are trying to determine if a deadly shooting was the result of road rage. it happened early sunday morning near decatur and alta. one witness told 8 news now.. he saw a black car pull up to another car... and unload about 20 gunshots. one woman died and a man was taken to u-m-c where he is now recovering. ((raymond heflan witness: i have never seen a shooting that close to me. i mean i'm only 10 feet away from them when it happened 10 feet. and it was kind of scary )) ((brian loftus)) police have no release a suspect description.. but they say he or she was driving a black four-door nissan sedan with california plates.
please call crimestoppers./// ((brian loftus)) > investigators are trying to figure out.. what caused the second fire in two months at an apartment complex. crews rushed to the scene near vegas valley and maryland parkway. no one was hurt, and it took about 25 minutes to get the flames knocked out. the same property caught fire on new year's eve... displacing 17 adults and 19 children./// ((brian loftus)) > homestyle cooking.. coming to the valley. when you can chow down.. on cracker barrel..
members of our community.. will have access to medical care.. on the go. this morning.. we got a chance to go inside southwest medical's new mobile medical clinic. it provides every service... available in their brick and mortar clinics.. including health check-ups and radiological exams. we spoke with the c-e-o's of
(( dr robert/mcbeath/ ceo for southwest medical: this was our attempt to engage these people in the area they were at. they had various challenges, some were homeless, some were challenged with kids at home, some couldn't leave work, some have two jobs, we needed to do something to better engage them, and this was our solution. )) ((brian loftus)) the mobile medical clinic should be up and running within the next 2 months./// ((brian loftus)) > a beautiful monday on tap.. after a gorgeous weekend.. but sherry.. you say some rainy weather may be on the way. ((sherry swensk)) what a wonderful last weekend of february we had...and so warm.
and even low 80s on saturday. and we're going to leap right ....... yesterday... and we see a lot of those have cleared out and giving way to sunshine today....but they will be back eventually. .......... it looks like a lot of sunshine for our leap day - which only comes around every 4 years - and we'll keep some of the high clouds coming. .......... right now we are cooling off to the 50s around the valley... and it won't take long to warm right back up to 70s again ................ march will start off as warm as february finishes... with temps right back up to low 80s midweek. then we will look toward the weekend for our first chance of rain in a few weeks. also this breezy system could
next week and temps will get back to near normal - in the upper 60s. ................ high pressure over the west keeps us warm, dry and springlike instead of dealing with cold, rain and snow storms - which would be more normal for the end of february and the last three weeks of winter. ............... it's likely that we'll hit that new record above 76 degrees this afternoon with light east northeast winds... and mostly clear skies tonight with light westerly winds - i won't even call breezes. ................
shot of winter cold with a canadian clipper coming their way. it will bring snow and cold temps again. .................. here at home in the desert we will keep reaching well above normal with highs up around 80 degrees and mild nights in the 50s. .................. then a slight chance of showers come later this weekend we have to stay really hydrated with the extra warm temps and the really dry air. and our yards, trees and flowerbeds are thirsty, too ................. as we roll into march your lawns will likely thank you for a couple more watering days. tomorrow begins the spring watering schedule. each group gets three assigned days to water again... check the schedule for your group and days. sunday is still not an option for watering until we hit the summer schedule may first./// < ((weather toss))> ((brian loftus)) > the valley is getting 2 cracker barrel locations this summer. the restaurant announced it's
drive in las vegas.. and on east craig road in north las vegas. the restaurant provides home- style southern comfort food. the north las vegas location's groundbreaking is set for wednesday at 9- am./// ((brian loftus)) > fighting fat... without surgery. (( doctor: "that's really the area we're going for, that inside square." )) ((brian loftus)) the new treatment.. coming up in medical breakthroughs.
we age, the shape of our face changes. for some, the cheeks may become thinner, and pockets of fat may develop near the neck just under the chin. paula francis shows us a newly-approved procedure that may be a huge help to some who are fighting facial fat. (( )) < ("see? good jawline.") ((paula francis)) forty-one- year-old lyn holman-mccauley has never been completely happy with her face, she's especially sensitive about the area under her chin.
of had this all my life, even a. vander kolk, md "we can hide it in other places, but the neck is e of those places where it shows up a lot." ((paula francis)) for the first time, doctor vander kolk is able to offer patients a non- surgical way to fix this area. ("just bring your chin down a little. yea.") ((paula francis)) patients have the precise trouble spot marked off and medical staff fix a template to the area. craig a. vander kolk, md "it's like a temporary tattoo that you put on the neck, and then that shows you where to inject." ((paula francis)) then, injections are prepared, each containing a small amount of a newly-approved drug. craig a. vander kolk, md "basically, it's an acid that is structured in such a way to break down fatty tissue." ("it's a little sting.") ((paula francis)) patients receive injections in the trouble area; the procedure takes about five to 10 minutes, and patients can go right back to work the next day. lyn holman- mccauley "i've had botox before, which i can't stand. i thought it might be a little bit like that, it was nothing, it was almost pain free." ((paula francis)) this is lyn's second treatment. she says she can see the improvement, but soon, others
difference.// ((paula francis)) patients often experience swelling for about 24 hours after the procedure. doctor vander kolk says it may take up to a month for the impact of the injections to be noticeable. the procedure is not covered by insurance, and the cost varies, averaging 12- hundred dollars per treatment. for more information, email me, or call 702-792-8888. tell me you want the report, "- facial fat -" and be sure to give your full name and address. paula francis, 8 news now.// >
((brian loftus)) > coming upfour...sending women to space! why nasa says the number of women interested in other space travel is on the rise and what they're doing to keep those numbers growing... //// ((brian loftus)) > it only comes every four years.. today is leap day.. and it's one man's 21st official birthday.. even though.. he's 84-years-old. ((sot paul knebels my son and both had our 8th birthday in the same year. can you imagine that? )) ((brian loftus)) paul knebels was born on february 29th 1932. his family in pennsylvania threw him a surprise party to celebrate./// ((brian loftus)) > that's all for 8 news now live at noon.. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and twitter.
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