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Vanessa Murphy

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Las Vegas, NV
Covers:  general assignment, politics, crime, investigative

2x Emmy nominated reporter at @8newsnow, the CBS affiliate in Las Vegas.

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Biography

Vanessa Murphy joined the 8 News Now Team in October 2013.

Prior to moving to Las Vegas, the native New Yorker worked as a producer for ABC News on the medical documentary series, NY Med. She also reported at News 12 in Connecticut.

IN 2011, Vanessa was named a Journalism Fellow for Criminal Just...

'Thunder From Down Under' suspect claims mental issues

'Thunder From Down Under' suspect claims mental issues

'Slap-ass Friday' alarming parents of middle-school students

'Slap-ass Friday' alarming parents of middle-school students

Fans of music group labeled gang members

Fans of music group labeled gang members

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@Vanessa_Murphy — 3,043 followers, 3,407 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

Pic of 12 y/o Nevaeh Maddox & her mom Tishia. @LVMPD: Marcus Maddox killed his daughter Nevaeh, beat his wife Tishia & nearly killed his 15 y/o son before trying to kill himself. Mom, son, & suspect in hospital. Family set up fund. Link here: https://t.co/BEDr0tIXKu @8newsnow https://t.co/8eXwfT8EBw

Nov 21, 2017

Update to 5pm story: 2 kids left suffering from assaults for at least 18 hrs after mom found beaten & father shot himself in head, according to police. What took so long to find them? @LVMPD says its looking at possible missteps on its end re: tracking down info for them from CPS

Nov 21, 2017

RT @Karen8newsnow: Closing arguments end. An all women jury will begin deliberations #8NN

Nov 17, 2017

RT @Karen8newsnow: We're learning more about distribution of donations from Las Vegas Victims Fund. We're live at 5pm from the healing…

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