Brian Loftus, 8 News NOW

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Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Past articles by Brian:

NWCTA Senior Capstones, in "What's Cool at School"

Just weeks from wrapping up high school at Northwest Career and Technical Academy, students present their Senior capstones, an opportunity to demonstrate extensive knowledge in their chosen area of study. → Read More

James Holzhauer: One-on-one with the professional sports gambler turned 'Jeopardy!' phenom

'Jeopardy!' champ and Las Vegan James Holzhauer was honored Thursday with a key to the Las Vegas Strip, along with the declaration of May 2 as "James Holzhauer Day." Ever since his first day on the show, Holzhauer has been a 'Jeopardy!' phenomenon, winning 21 straight games and $1.6 million. → Read More

Peter Pan Jr. in "What's Cool at School"

Cornerstone Performing Arts Academy is putting on a production of Peter Pan Jr., a play that truly reaches new heights. → Read More

Local Mariachi Stars, in "What's Cool at School"

So many enjoy the familiar, sentimental strains of Mariachi music; made unique with melodies, rhythms, and instruments indigenous to Mexico. → Read More

LVMPD Assistant Sheriff Charles Hank on 1 October, one year later

In an in-depth interview about 1 October, one year later -- Brian Loftus sat down with Assistant Sheriff Charles Hank of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to discuss how the community has healed. → Read More

The Music of Mozart, in "What's Cool at School"

Third-graders at Legacy Traditional School - Cadence (Henderson) are hitting the right keys in a class inspired by the music of Mozart. → Read More

Trailblazers of Tomorrow in "What's Cool at School"

This summer 20 Clark County School District high school students participated in the second year of the Young Executive Scholars Hospitality and Tourism Program (YES). → Read More

CCSD Fine Arts Program Leads the Nation

In our back to school week "What's Cool at School" we focus on something Clark County School District is doing very well - their Fine Arts program - which is considered one of the best in the nation. → Read More

Pastrana to recreate three jumps at Caesars Palace

LAS VEGAS - Evel Knievel tried it, it didn't work. Back in 1967, Knievel launched himself over the Caesars Palace fountains, which ended in an ugly crash. On July 8, that infamous stunt is being recreated by X-Games star Travis Pastrana. 8 News NOW anchor Brian Loftus sat down with Las Vegas Weekly's Ric Anderson surrounding the jump. → Read More

Conducting Cadwallader's Band, in "What's Cool at School"

Proudly presenting the 15th Annual Cadwallader Middle School Band Concert! Three sets were performed by Beginning, Concert, and Symphonic bands before a packed house in the Cadwallader Gymnasium. → Read More

Golden Knights prepare for game 4 in Washington

After the loss against the Capitals on Saturday, the Vegas Golden Knights hope to tie the Stanley Cup Final series on Monday. → Read More

Snyder Elementary Choir, in "What's Cool at School"

For the 19th consecutive year, the Clark County School District's Music Education program has been honored by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) as one of the best communities for music education. → Read More

Vital Vegas: 4/23/18 Edition

It's that time of the week to get the daily dose of the latest happenings around town. → Read More

All-New Digital Classroom in 'What's Cool at School'

In Alexandra Matthews classroom at Greenspun Junior High....the future is here! → Read More

Red Cross Everyday Hero: Jeff Davis

One man's compassionate effort to make an impact on a valley wide goal of a hunger-free community is why Jeff Davis is a Red Cross Everyday Hero. → Read More

Basic Academy's INspire Choir

At Basic Academy of International Studies, Mr. Ryan Duff teaches six choirs with more than 300 students participating, directs school musicals, chairs the CCSD Honor Choir, and maybe most notably.....leads a very special, talented group called INspire Choir. → Read More

The Next Generation of Space Explorers in "What's Cool at School"

On November 10th on Wallops Island, Virginia, a local high school senior and a team made up of his former Gilbert, Arizona classmates, had their science experiment launched onto the International Space Station. → Read More

Animal Foundation to put on its annual "Best in Show" event

Some of the best animals will be showing off what they got at the Animal Foundation's "Best in Show" event. → Read More

Cool at School: Art and science collide at Sahara West Library

Students are bridging the gap between innovative art and scientific studies in this week's What's Cool at School. → Read More

Cool at School: UNLV rodeo team rides to glory

The UNLV rodeo team is roping and wrangling its way to success in this week's What's Cool at School. → Read More