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a shooting near downtown las vegas leaves one person dead. the getaway vehicle police are now looking for. ((demetria obilor)) >> plus -- severe weather strikes the southeast. the clean- up efforts underway this morning.. after tornadoes ripped through several states. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, sherry says we're in for more winds before the weekend gets here... and another big cool down next week... ((demetria obilor)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((demetr us, i'm demetria obilor in for brian. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. metro police are investigating a homicide.. where one person was shot and killed in their doorway. ((demetria obilor)) >> police received reports of gunshots on 10-th street, near bonanza. when police got to the scene.. they found a man in his late 40's with a gunshot wound to the chest. he was transported to umc where he later died.
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in a '95 or '99 jeep cherokee. police believe the shooting was targeted.. this is the 157th homicide in metro's jurisdiction. /// ((sherry swensk)) parts of the southeast are assessing the damage... after more than a dozen tornadoes touched down in alabama, louisiana, mississippi, and tennessee. the outbreak caused at least five deaths... roxana saberi has the latest on the severe weather. search and rescue teams fanned out across parts of the southeast into the night... (sot neil feist/ al firefit and doing home searches, making sure everyone is okay ...as residents in alabama took stock of the devastation around them. in the small town of rosalie yesterday...a tornado ripped apart homes and businesses and killed three peoplewaiting out the storm inside their mobile home. jim smith knew one of them... (sot jim smith/ al businessowner) it was a friend of mine's daughter.//that's why my business is gone, no big deal. i'll get it all together and restart 100 miles north...mark faulk junior, a georgia firefighter, and his wife saundra were killed...when
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(sot earnest grizzard/ bloomingdale city council) he loved the fire department, he loved what it represented at least five other counties in the state were also hit. the mayor of one of them was moved to tears...sharing the story of a family who escaped the worst: (sot mayor johnn gentry/ mcminn county ) a baby was born at a local hospital/ that family's house had been destroyed//so we had 20 injured and one brand new life the twisters were part of an onslaught of severe weather that louisiana, and mississippi...where powerful winds flipped cars and even 18-wheelers: (sot wed0050 brandon clement) we're really lucky that nobody was hurt //it could be the other way the storm system also moved through the carolinasbringing down trees, snapping power lines, and closing roads. roxana saberi cbs news. ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your
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>> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) mostly clear and cold for us this morning... today will be the calm between
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around tonight and then last through tomorrow and into saturday. ............... as each system moves into the west coast and across the great basin - we get the wind and reinforces the cold air. .............. winds tomorrow should get up to 25 or 30 mph and lasting into saturday. ................... desert and the west... and one cool system after another continues to roll in and across the country. ....................... that was responsible for the line of storms that produced deadly tornadoes across the southeast. .............. ((sherry swensk)) demetria, how are the roads doing? let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor))
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((kirsten joyce)) the wynn and encore are
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after they announced they will also start to charge for parking. you'll have to be pay for valet parking starting next month.. but self-parking for now will remain free. most resorts say with the cost of parking.. new parking enhancements will take place..
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increasing revenue. dave schwartz with unlv's center for gaming research says... it'll be intersting to see if other areas of revenue could take a hit from paid parking: ((dave schwartz/unlv gaming research: it's very hard to say how much it will, you know it will definitely show a dollar increase in the bottom line, you know would that money have gone somewhere else? and would might people be discouraged because of the charge?. it's hard to say. )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> at the end of the month, locals will start to pay for parking at mgm properties. you'll also have to pay if you don't have a certain m- life rewards card status. hotel leaders with the palazzo and venetian say.. they dot parking... and neither will station casinos. boyd gaming says they have free parking.. but their downtown properties will keep charging five- dollars or less. /// ((demetria obilor)) start your week on 8 news now good day.. with "monday mornings with the mayors." each week we'll hear from one of our southern nevada local mayors. you can submit your questions on las vegas now dot com... and then tune in on monday during the 6am newscast.. to see if your question was answered.// ((kirsten joyce)) saddel up because the
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town... we're live from inside the thomas and mack.. where the competition is taking place this year. ((demetria obilor)) >> and, emergency crews get tied up in traffic because drivers aren't moving over. it's a problem that's driving metro crazy. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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((kirsten joyce)) >> the national finals rodeo is back in town. today... thomas and mack for day one. ((sherry swensk)) >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live with a preview. good morning michael? ((michael stevens)) >> since 1985, the national finals rodeo has provided a huge boost to las vegas in december. this year, the wrangler nfr will kick off on dec.
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the top 15 contestants in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding qualify to compete at the wrangler nfr. in 2015, the event had a total attendance of 170,966 over the 10 days of competition. the wrangler nfr has sold out 300 consecutive performances. under the new contract with rodeo cowboys association that runs through 2024, the purse in 2016 remains at $10 million. sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) chilly weather for the cowboys and cowgirls in town.
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once the winds pick up tonight and tomorrow. .............. winds should start bumping around tonight and then last
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............... as each system moves into the west coast and across the great basin - we get the wind and reinforces the cold air. .............. winds tomorrow should get up to 25 or 30 mph and lasting into saturday. ................... and the west... and one cool system after another continues to roll in and across the country. ....................... that was responsible for the line of storms that produced deadly tornadoes across the southeast. .............. our temps go up and down as we
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next week even colder. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((demetria obilor)) nevada is receiving nearly funding. it's part of the "preschool development grant program".. that's handing out 247- million around the country. 18 states also get that chunk of money.. as for nevada, the state has not yet met or exceeded certain target points in the program.
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expand from half to full-day programs... and reduce class sizes. /// ((kirsten joyce)) the animal foundation is partering with the best friends animal society.. for its "bright joy to the world" adoption special. for this entire month.. adoption fees for dogs six months and older are 25- dollars... fees for cats and pit bills six months and older will be waived. currently, the animal foundation has 26- dogs and 10- cats available for adoption. /// ((demetria obilor)) we're now going to take a look on e ((demetria obilor)) back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) a million of google
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what the software is stealing from older android phones. ((demetria obilor)) >> plus -- netflix and chill... without a connection. how you can now download your favorite netflix shows... coming up after the break on good day. /// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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look at this... a silicon valley server farm. the vault to man's greatest wonders... selfies, cat videos and winking emojis. speaking of tech wonders, with the geico app you can get roadside assistance, digital id cards... or even file a claim. do that.. yeah, yeah that should work. it's not happening... just try again.
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hmm... the award-winning geico app.
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leader. the largest google account breach is affecting over a million android phones. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, you can now download your netflix to watch later... jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. good morning demetria and investors are keeping an eye on oil prices... and tomorrow's big jobs report. yesterday... the dow rose about 1 point. the nasdaq was down 56.// more than a million google accounts have been hit by malware. it's called gooligan... and infiltrated older android phones... according to a cyber-security firm. the malware was traced back to dozens of legitimate looking apps. it steals email addresses and can access users data from gmail, google photos and google docs.// nestle says it discovered a way to cut the amount of sugar in its chocolate
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it alters the sugar... so that it tastes sweeter in smaller amounts. nestle says it will gradually implement the change in its chocolate... like kit kats and butterfingers.// demetria and kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) >> netflix has a new update... and it's good news for people who do a lot of traveling? a: netflix users can an update to netflix's app lets users download shows in advance at no additional cost... and watch without an internet connection at a later time, like on a flight. not all programs are available offline, though. demetria and kirsten? /// demetria obilor when you see an emergency
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over, right? well, a lot of people aren't doing that and it's driving traffic officer
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is often times when emergency vehicles are traveling down the road with lights and sirens that drivers often don't know what to do. so, anytime a driver sees an emergency vehicle, be it a fire truck, ambulance or a police officer, and they're driving down the road and they have lights and sirens on, immediately pull to the right and stop. don't stop in the travel lane that you're in. don't keep driving in the travel lane that you're in, don't pull to the left. immediately pull to the right, pull to the curb, stop your vehicle, let the emergency traffic drive by, and then you can continue on with your drive." that people pull over to the right, let emergency traffic pass by. fire trucks, ambulances and police officers are all on their way to an emergency. so, if we can have a free travel lane, allow that emergency traffic to pass by, we can get to those emergencies much quicker, much safer and be able to handle that emergency much better." ((demetria obilor)) >> sometimes when you have your volume all the way up in the car, it's hard to hear those sirens, so make sure you're visually aware of what's going on
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remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you./// ((demetria obilor)) it's been over a week since we learned our hockey team name.. and it's still causing some controversy.. ((kirsten joyce)) >> what agency is trying to determine whether the team violated any laws with the new name...//// ((demetria obilor))
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crimes quicker. the new surveillance system they're launching for folks in the valley. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- break out your cowboy boots.. for the national finals rodeo! we're live inside the thomas and mack.. with a full preview of the competition. ((demetria obilor)) >> and, the cold is settling in.. but now sherry says we're getting more wind as we head into the weekend. ((kirsten joyce))
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right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((demetria obilor)) >> and i'm demetria obilor in for brian. today, metro police are launching a new home surveillance registration program.. that's aimed for officers to work more with the community.. and solve crimes faster. ((kirsten joyce)) >> it's called "vegas safe cam"... so, here's how it works.. after you register u area.. metro police can come to your home, and ask to look through your recordings to see if something was seen from your point of view. metro also points out that this is voluntary.. and the department will not be tapping into your system. if you're interested in signing up.. we have more information under "links we mentioned" on las vegas now dot com. /// ((kirsten joyce)) with more people shopping online.. especially around this time of year.. we're seeing more package thefts across the valley. viewers have sent us clips
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((demetria obilor)) >> here are some tips to make sure.. it doesn't happen to you. you can sign-up for text alerts anytime you get a delivery... have your packages mailed to your workplace... ask for signature delivery, that way the carrier can't leave an item on your porch. get a post office box just for the holidays.. and finally, the number one remedy according to police.. is know your neighbors! it can be extremely helpful to have someone you can call.. to pick up packages or at least keep an eye out for strae ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> hi sherry, how's the weather looking today? ((sherry swensk)) mostly clear skies this morning...
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............... and it's pretty chilly again with valley temps flirting with freezing. .............. today will be the calm between wind storms so if the wind really bothers you with either allergies or just irritates you...
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and get out and enjoy the day. .............. winds should start bumping around tonight and then last through tomorrow and into saturday. ............... ((sherry swensk)) grab your cowboy hats and
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town. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the national finals rodeo kicks off today... ((demetria obilor)) >> and michael stevens is live... with a preview. hey michael. ((michael stevens)) >> since 1985, the national finals rodeo has provided a huge boost to las vegas in december. this year, the wrangler nfr will kick off on dec. 1 and run for ten consecutive days. the top 15 contestants in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel
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riding qualify to compete at the wrangler nfr. in 2015, the event had a total attendance of 170,966 over the 10 days of competition. the wrangler nfr has sold out 300 consecutive performances. under the new contract with the professional rodeo cowboys association that runs through 2024, the purse in 2016 remains at $10 million. ((demetria obilor))
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((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce))
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newborns... ((brian loftus)) >> how the white house is stepping in.. to help low- income families make sure they're getting all the baby essentials. /// ((you're watchit with brian loftus, kirsten
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(( "5...4...3...2...1 go! crowd cheering and singing ))
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in new york city! thousands came out to rockfeller center to see the 94- foot tall christmas tree light up. mayor bill de blasio also got some help from saturday night live stars.. alec baldwin and kate mckinnon. the tree has roughly 50- thousand colored lights. /// and you still have some time to fill some fiats with toy donations! 8 news now is partnering with tobin fiat at sahara and jones to collect toys and gift cards for the casa foundation. the toys will go to children in need this holiday season. the dealership wants to fill up as many of the fiats as they can.
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4th./// ((demetria obilor)) the holidays bring out the best in us... but apparently, not here in las vegas. that's according to a nationwide survey by gifts-dot-com. it revealed that people in the western u-s, including las vegans.. are among the biggest "grinches" in the country. apparently, we also don't like christas and getting gifts. now on the other side of the spectrum... southerners showed the most christmas spirit. /// sherry how's the weather today?
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wind storms so if the wind really bothers you with either allergies or just irritates you... today will be the day to grab your jacket highs in the mid 50s and light winds. .............. winds should start bumping around tonight and then last through tomorrow and into saturday. ............... as each system moves into the west coast and across the great basin - we get the wind and reinforces the cold air. wind advisories issued for friday for
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utah... down into california. .............. winds tomorrow should get up to 25 or 30 mph and lasting into saturday. ................... mostly sunny skies in the desert and the west... and one cool system after another continues to roll in and across the country. ....................... that was responsible for the line of storms that produced deadly tornadoes across the southeast. .............. head into december. next week even colder. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) president elect donald trump is traveling to indiana today..
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air conditiong plant. he'll then go on to start his "thank you tour" with a rally in ohio... roxana saberi has the latest on trump's plans.. and his transition to the white house. president-elect donald trump will meet with carrier air conditioning employees today...after making a deal to keep their jobs from leaving the country. it's a promise he often made on the campaign trail: "companies, like carrier, simply fire their workers and move their operations to mexico, // guess what? not gonna be so easy to do anymore." in a statement, carrier credits "an improved, more competitive u. under the new administration as well as "incentives offered by the state." the details of the deal are not yet clear but mister trump and carrier workers like robin maynard, a 24-year-employee, are calling it a win. joy-excited-looking to the future. // were here to save our jobs so we're excited about that. critics point to other indiana factories like utec...
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and it's set to export 700 jobs to mexico. (mike harmon / utec employee) his whole campaign was focused on indy. i never heard one thing about the huntington, indiana plant. so yeah we do feel forgotten. mister trump's pick for commerce secretary wilbur ross says the new administration has what it takes to help working people even though the president elect and ross are both billionaires. (wilbur ross / commerce secretary nominee) the fact that you're successful doesn't mean that you can't relate to working people. on wednesday, donald trump continued to interview candidates senator dan coats, who is under serious consideration for director of national intelligence. roxana saberi, for cbs news, new york. ((kirsten joyce)) >> trump has yet to announce his picks for secretary of state and dfense. later this month, he's expected to outline details about taking himself out of his business operations. /// ((demetria obilor)) we're now going to take a look on the roads... ((demetria obilor))
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christy lane/stewart over on the east side of town. here's a look at traffic in the spaghetti bowl along southbound i-15 at us 95. expect delays in the area. ((demetria obilor))
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the ice.. but some can't get on board with the name. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the army's parachute team, also called "the golden knights".. wants to know if the team violated any laws or regulations. as for hockey team owner bill foley.. he doesn't plan to change the na the largest gold producing state in the country... and because of the gold tones on the strip. the next step would be a preliminary injunction to stop the team from using the mark. the army would have to prove they're in the right. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) if you have a minute to turn
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this looks like a painting from our red rock camera. .......... clouds and color and the valley gh beyond... it is beautiful out there and we're nearly an hour before sunrise. ............. temps are in the cool mid 30s and a couple of neighborhoods close to freezing. it's a good idea to keep those pools runniing at night and sprinklers set to water during daytime hours now through february. .............. temps across the desert today will be in the 50s and 60s...
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likely lasting into saturday. ............ highs will dip slightly tomorrow - then warm to near 60 on sunday. but a bigber cool down next week with highs under 50 degrees! ((sherry swensk)) ((demetria obilor)) the obama administration says low income families spend twice as much.. as higher income families on buying diapers. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the white house is stepping in and connecting private companies and non- profits.. to help provide millions of diapers to families in need. danielle nottingham explains the so- called "diaper gap".
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diapers stretches her budget to the limit. (clara gayton/low income worker) "i make pretty good money. my husband makes pretty good money and it still disappears and rent is really high, then you have to buy the kids food and clothing" the white house estimates low income families spend 14 percent of their salary on diapers. there's no federal aid for buying them and families often have limited internet access to find deals online or live far from big box stores to buy in bulk. (dana perez-kim/clear charity) "it's hard to go to your local groc diapers , that's not realistic" so gayton turned to clear charity in orange county for help. she buys diapers here for half the wholesale price. the white house launched the community diaper program this past spring because nearly one in three american familes struggle to afford them. the cuties brand is making diapers with a simpler design and online discounter jet.com is selling them at no profit with free shipping to community organizations. the program expects to help provide 10 million diapers this
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problem that needs more attention (clara gayton) "many people don't know because many people don't want to talk about it" because diapers are a necessity for babies and their parents. danielle nottingham cbs news, orange , california. ((demetria obilor)) we're now going to take a look on the roads... ((demetria obilor)) ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you.///
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morning! ((demetria obilor)) >> and we get not 1-- but two performances! a taste of what to expect at their hit show! ((kirsten joyce)) plus... taking a look "behind the ice" ... our first viewing of the trailer of the new series about the vegas golden knights. those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good
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the average age of a homeless person is 9 years old. my dream is to help kids living on the streets with education. charles what's up man? -whoa! how can we help? -ah man! basketball player? yes! -wow! my heart's about to jump out my chest man. charles you ought to be proud man. i'm just extremely grateful they were here giving them some encouragement- that's something that these kids are going to remember for a lifetime. did you see his big old feet? look.
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in tennessee .. the search for loved ones ... as crews battle the massive wildfires. ((demetria obilor)) >> plus... another drop in temps on the way ... the winter- like weather you can expect in sherry's weather now forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... one of the most popular shows on the strip . joining us in studio.. ((demetria obilor)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on

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