the las vegas stadium authority board is holding its first meeting on monday over on the unlv campus. the city leaders in oakland are meeting on december 7th. ((dave courvoisier)) >>> thanks for watching 8 news the valley's news leader. don't forget you can always find us on facebook and twitter. ((denise valdez)) >>> the cbs evening news is next. we'll see you at six. /// news music ((dave courvoisier)) captioning sponsored by cbs >> mason: deadly disasters in the deep south. >> we took off running. the wind picked us up and threw us. >> mason: tornadoes and wildfires destroy hundreds of buildings and force thousands to flee. also tonight, a charlotte police officer is cleared in the fatal shooting of a black man that led to days of unrest. >> officer vincent saw mr. scott holding up a semiautomatic handgun. >> mason: safari in southern california-- the hunt for a killer mountain lion. and, a wake-up call about the high cost of sleep deprivation for productivity and longevity. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> mason: good evening. scott is off tonight.
we'll have more on your forecast for this weekend and next week coming up<<<))) ((denise valdez)) unlv is at the center of a social media firestorm tonight.. in a public facebook post... he wrote there would be quote "no safe spaces in my classes." undocumented students from deportation. 8 news now reporter mauricio marin filed this report earlier tonight. <<< ((mauricio marin)) upset students held up signs at a rally today---reading not on my campus. ((caitlyn caruso/student: "i saw this post yesterday. the comment that mr. buch made and i realized that is absolutely unacceptable and action had to be taken." )) ((mauricio marin)) a public comment on facebook by part-time unlv instructor george buch has these students upset ice...saying there's no safe space in his class. ((caitlyn caruso/student: "i know quite a few with these comments feel fearful for the ability for them to remain in the united states with their family, their ability to access their education and we need to ensure that these students can access their education just like every other student here at unlv." )) ((mauric
unlv hit big shots when they needed em... t-birds didn't. late in the game unlv led by tonight... menzies got 27 points from his bench. good to see the team share and shoot the ball with confidence... rebels improve to 5-2 on the season with tonight's 89-81 win. ((chris maathuis)) so a nice win by the rebels... even without jones, who's still nursing that injury. rebels are busing home and will then prepare for saturday's game at arizona state. each year nascar rolls into las vegas for its champions week... but that week is slowly being whittled down to just a few days. but some kids enjoyed a little fan fest with nascar's champion jimmie johnson. the 7 time nascar champ visited doral academy today and as you can imagine, the kids were wide-eyed and clinging to every word. they even made him feel welcome with their own cars... made from scratch. jimmie johnson/nascar champ: "it is a different feeling in way you feel responsible to comment perfectly i can only imagine some of these kids are huge race fans and to have us talking to them, they're taking us word for word... right spot
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