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January 11, 2017

At least two resorts on the Vegas strip, the MGM Grand and New York New York were without power early this morning. Over 7,000 rooms were in the dark and now the power is slowly coming back on. Tune into 8 News Now for more.

A husband tried to land his drone on his wifes back but instead it got stuck in her hair. CBS 5 Arizona has the story in their noon newscast. Watch in the NewsON app.

In case you missed it, here were the top stories from yesterday…

January 11, 2017

A tortoise is being blamed for starting a fire that caused $150,000 in damage and destroying a home. KSAT 12 has the latest.

There was a hostage standoff near the University of Alabama. The suspect was taken into custody and all 8 hostages were unharmed. WVTM has the latest.

The massive manhunt for Markeith Loyd enters day 2. He is accused of killing an Orlando police officer and is considered armed and dangerous. See more coverage from WESH, WFTV, and WKMG.

Photos released of a riot that took place in a maximum security prison in Shirley, Massachusetts. See the damages from WCVB-TV.

Clemson football players, College National Champions, madetheir way back to campus. See reactions from WYFF.

A jury has sentenced Charleston church murderer Dylann Roof to death. Heres the latest from Charleston’s Live 5 News.

 

Today’s Local News Top Stories

January 9, 2017

Orlando police officer Master Sgt. Debra Clayton died after being shot outside a Walmart. An Orange County deputy has also died while trying to set up a perimeter. A manhunt for suspect Markeith Loyd is underway. WFTV, WESH, & WKMG have continuing coverage.

A Fort Worth police officer gets a 10-day suspension without pay after what has become a viral arrest video. See the video from WFAA.

Today in local news and weather updates-

January 6, 2017

Southern states including Alabama, Georgia, and the Carolinas are in state of emergencies due to Winter Storm Helena. Check our app for local coverage from stations across the South including WSFA, WVTM, WBRC, WBMA, WIAT, WSB, WTVC, WATE, WLOS, WJHL, WYFF, WSPA, WBTV, WSOC, WXII, WRAL, WNCN, WTVD, WSLS, WSET & more.

Tilikum, the orca featured in Blackfish and responsible for the death of a Sea World trainer, died today. See coverage from WFTVWESH & WKMG.

Five people were killed and 8 were injured today in a shooting at baggage claim at the Ft. Lauderdale Hollywood Airport. WPLG, WPBF, and WPEC covered the shooting. New details are being released about the shooter.

See what we’re watching today in local news!

January 5, 2017

A rabid bobcat attacked a wildlife officer after running into the backyard patio of a FL womans home. Click here to see the video from WFTV.

A man was rescued after falling and getting stuck on a ledge 1000 feet in the air in South Carolina. He was stuck for over 12 hours. See his rescue from WIS.

Naked woman steals sheriffs cruiser, drives wrong way at speeds of 100mph and crashes vehicle near Phoenix. See more from KPHO and KTVK.