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> the spring valley area command is welcoming news for the residents we spoke to. not only will more services be available for the public... also more officers will patrol the streets. but sheriff joe lombardo says it wasn't easy getting it done. ((mike medenica - spring valley homeowner: i had my house broken into twice, had the locks changed twice.)) ((karen castro)) weeks after buying his spring
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both times, he filed police reports with the enterprise area command, which was the nearest police station to his home. but nothing was resolved. ((mike medenica - spring valley homeowner: from what i heard from them they get 4,000 complaints a day from people in vegas so they're busy all the time.)) ((karen castro)) medenica now has the spring valley area command less than a mile away near sahara and durango. 101 officers have been assigned to the new location... and will patrol 31 square miles in the west valley... previously covered by the enterprise and bolden area commands. ((sheriff joe lombardo - metro pd: cops a we need cops to prevent crime versus respond to crime.)) ((karen castro)) the officers have been pulled from other area commands. we asked the sheriff about shifting resources when there's a need to hire more cops. ((sheriff joe lombardo - metro pd: what we did is in our specialized units, we haven't been replacing people as they leave, they exit out, they retire or they transfer and things like that.)) ((karen castro)) he promises to backfill those positions. in the meantime, sheriff lombardo says the new area command will help reduce response times. ((jehmill westerfield -
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that's going to be a wonderful step up from the police because their response time is, was kinda slow here.)) ((karen castro)) spring valley resident, jehmill westerfield, called police recently for vandalism on his street. he says officers showed up 45 minutes later. but westerfield is optimistic about the future of his community. ((jehmill westerfield - spring valley resident: i think, hands down, if they're there and they're diligent in their work, it will definitely make the community safe and it's definitely gonna cut that response time.)) ((karen castro)) >> metro's traffic division wa they've been moved to another location near russell and valley view. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((denise valdez)) jury deliberations are underway in the murder trial involving a teen accused of killing another over an i-pad. 15-year old marco arenas was killed while chasing after a car where two people stole his ipad. prosecutors say michael solid was driving. he's facing murder and robbery charges. solid's attorneys say he did not intentionally run over arenas,
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jacob dismont.. already pleaded guilty and will be sentenced in october. solid's trial continues tomorrow morning./// ((denise valdez)) police are still not saying why they surrounded chris brown's home for 10 plus hours this morning. officers say a woman called for help from his l-a home at about 3 a-m. while officers waited outside for a search warrant... brown posted a handful of videos online saying he was innocent. tmz is reporting police have taken weaponnd home so far./// ((dave courvoisier)) law enforcement sources say the fbi could publicly release its report on the hillary clinton email investigation as early as tomorrow. the agency will also release notes of their interview with clinton. there are still additional notes that won't be released yet... involving clinton and her aides... as well as other investigative materials the democratic candidate has maintained she did nothing illegal... and has called on the f-b-i to make the notes public.///
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donald trump's campaign is preparing for what it calls a major policy speech on immigration tomorrow. but staff are still dealing with a new controversy.... a tweet from a trump supporter showing a cartoon of hillary clinton in black face and accusing her of pandering to voters. it could hurt trump among minority voters... a group he's struggled to win over. by the way... one of the latest national tracking polls shows clinton's lead over trump narrowing slightly from eight points last week to a six point lead this week./// ((dave courvoisier)) nevada senator harry re possible election hacking. he wants the agency to investigate the threat of russia manipulating our country's presidential race. reid says there is a direct connection between the russian government and donald trump's presidential campaign... there are reports that foreign hackers broke into the illinois voter registration website .. they allegedly stole addresses and partial social security numbers of about 200- thousand people. an arizona election site was also hacked.
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state says all machines have to meet specific government standards: (( denise merrill: the idea of a national hack of some sort is almost ridiculous because there is no national system.)) ((dave courvoisier)) >> the fbi is now warning states to check its voter databases. there are currently more than 8-thousand voting districts across the country - all with different ways of running their elections right down to the type of machine they use./// ((dave courvoisier)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters. you can find all things politics vegas now dot com./// ((denise valdez)) scientists have discovered that three existing drugs could be useful in counteracting the effects of the zika virus. so far... experiments have only been conducted in petri dishes... but the results have shown to reverse some of the damage. the drugs are currently used to treat cancer.. hepatitis-c.. and parasitic infections. it's still not clear if the drugs can treat the brain of a woman's unborn baby. next... testing will begin on animals...then eventually
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commercial drone use is now legal in the u-s... thanks to a new set of rules issued this week by the federal aviation administration. ((dave courvoisier)) >> the rules focus on safety... while allowing commercial operators more freedom than before to use drones. patrick walker is live in the newsroom with what you could expect to see in the near future... patrick? ((patrick walker)) by next year... the f-a-a estimates there will be 600-thousand commercial drones in operation in the u-s... that's almost doul nationwide... that means there's a good chance you'll see more of these flying around... busy performing a virtually unlimited number of tasks.
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drone plus vice president douglas spotted eagle says the new policy is a game-changer for businesses. they can now fly for commercial purposes -- like inspecting utilities... surveying land... commercial videography... or about anything you can imagine. ((douglas spotted eagle/vp, sales and marketing, dronesplus: "these can cover ground so much faster and it's like a hoover vacuum, it sucks up data just as fast as it goes, and then we can analyze that data.")) ((patrick walker)) commercial flights used to require a special exemption from the f-a-a... 24-hours' notice... and a licensed pilot to operate the u-a-v. that's no longer the case. now... required... and commercial drones can fly in unrestricted class-g airspace below 400 feet. and closer to airports... in semi-restricted airspace... commercial drones can also operate... but only with permission from air traffic controllers. there's also a speed limit -- 100 miles per hour -- and flights must be be during daylight hours. if it sounds like a lot to remember... it is. but manufacturers are increasingly adding features to help pilots stay in compliance. ((douglas spotted eagle/vp, sales and marketing, dronesplus: "some of the devices out there, for example this one we see in front of us, actually
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legal to fly here,' and it won't let you fly.")) ((patrick walker)) >> most of the rules we've come to know are still in effect... like flying below 400 feet within the line of sight of the operator... and not over people unless they're part of the operation... like we're doing now. denise... ((denise valdez)) >> what about rules for hobbyists who just want to go out and fly or take pictures? ((patrick walker)) >> they don't fall under the new rules. but the f-a-a has been requiring hobbyists to follow basic safety
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and in a safe manner./// ((dave courvoisier)) tedd said it would warm up this week... and that's exactly what we're seeing... today is likely to end up being hotter than yesterday.
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the week coming up.
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wins the gold. first us gold medal winner in bmx racing. ((chris maathuis)) ((dave courvoisier)) coming up... a charity scam is targeting
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so michelle mortensen got on the case... to find out what you should look for to protect yourself. plus... hackers can get control of your computer... and you could be the one letting them do it. but there's a simple trick to keeping your information safe. that's next here on the valley's news leader./// valley's news leader.. ads for joe heck are attacking my time as attorney general. the thing they left out is the truth.
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i'm proud of my record cracking down on meth, protecting seniors from scams, and holding banks accountable for defrauding homeowners. i'm catherine cortez masto. i approve this message because i've spent my career solving problems.
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this is 8 news now at five.")) ((denise valdez)) a warning tonight for business owners. there's a charity scam circulating across the valley ... claiming to be tied to susan g komen. ((dave courvoisier)) >> consumer advocate michelle
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((michelle mortensen)) here's the deal. several local businesses have been contacted by women claiming to be with susan g komen ... asking to place donation boxes in their stores to raise funds for breast cancer research. sounds great ... right? wrong. according to our local komen chapter ... this is a scam. they told me in a statement quote... it is not the practice of susan g. komen nevada to place donation boxes in businesses unless there is an event with a komen representative present. a call? ask for a name and contact number of the caller and then alert the komen office at 702.822.2324 they really want to stay on top of this .. and put an end to is asap. ((michelle mortensen)) >> komen nevada of course does do a lot of fundraising in nevada ... most notable the race for the cure every may. 75% of money raised by komen nevada stays right here in our state. 25% goes to national research
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a worthy cause ... and of course we don't want to see anyone giving to someone pretending to be them just to scam you./// ((dave courvoisier)) another scam is making a comeback... this one will break into your computer. it starts as a virus... directs you to call a number to get it fixed. users report a person on the other end claiming to be from microsoft who needed to access the computer. the problem.. it wasn't microsoft. the company says it's seen close to 200-thousand complaints about the tech support scams... some asking for money: (( hemu nigam/cyber security expert - "at that point they got your credit card, they got your expiration date, they got your home address." )) ((dave courvoisier)) >> some con artists also pose as tech support for apple some tips from cyber security experts...
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pop up. never give a stranger access to your computer. and make sure your anti-virus programs are always up to date./// ((denise valdez)) ((weather toss))
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valley with temps hottest over to the east side of town where we're lower in elevation. especially for the east and southeast neigbhorhoods. not-as-hot for the locales on the west side of town especially the foothills and certainly the mountains where it appears to be coolest. .... regional temps also stayed hot with hottest temps in laughlin and death valley. although we definitely got hotter for the colorado river valley from mesquite all the way down to the searchlight. more tolerable temps in the 90's for the central great basin where they also had some wind develop too. ................................ ... ..... u.s. temps show get stay hot only in the desert southwest but the southern plains with feels like
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and the mid-atlantic states with muggy conditions there down to the deep south. ................ ................... .......... doppler radar looking clear again across the region with most of the precip up in the pacific northwest. looking at the high mexico/texas to continue to progress northward and bring hotter weather this week; specifically late week. looking at the next system to roll through the north part of the state to increase wind this weekend and ec ................................ ... ................ here's the forecast. 80's by morning with clear skies and winds finally calming down overnight. should be comfortable and clear by morning wit wake-up temps in the 80's again. tomorrow expect a high of 106 again and hotter. we could see some light breezes returning again tomorrow. ................................ ... .................... extended temps show hotter temps
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expecting those temps to peak near 110 by the end of the workweek. staying dry as no monsoon has been seen. wind could be breezy at times through the week, but it's next week and late weekend when we do anticipate stronger winds. monsoon could return late next week or the week after according to long range models but that could change as well.
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i pledge allegiance, to the flag [continues in background] they're bringing drugs, they're brigning crime, they're rapists... you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes... blood coming out of her...wherever [pledge continues in background] you gotta see this guy; "oh, i don't know what i said. ah, i don't remember." i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters... get out!
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((denise valdez)) most everyone has been seated on a plane next to or around a passenger we wish would
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>> now american airlines is calling out those unruly folks. the latest ad campaign focuses on what it means to be a "great flyer". the series of video and print ads points out that great flyers are first and foremost... those that choose american air. ((denise valdez)) >> but other traits include asking for permission to raise or lower the window shade... and not hogging the arm rest./// ((dave courvoisier)) thanks for watching 8 news now at five. the valley's news don't forget we're always streaming on the "news on" app... and you can find us on facebook and twitter. ((denise valdez)) the cbs evening news is next. we'll see you at six. /// ((paul joncich)) csn henderson rolled out the welcome mat today. ((10:47: 33 dr.
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december last year. 14 americans are killed in a mass shooting inspired by isis. in the aftermath, congressman joe heck had the chance to ban suspected terrorists from buying guns. heck voted "no." 23 times. individuals on the fbi terror watch list have purchased firearms over 2,000 times. it's not just that joe heck does nothing to stop them. it's that he's voted to let them keep doing it.... 23 times. ority pac
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? ? ? captioning sponsored by cbs >> o'donnell: terror in the >> they've got people everywhere. they're shooting. >> o'donnell: just released 911n recordings capture desperate cries for help during the orlando massacre. also tonight, a 911 call brings police to the home of singero chris brown. >> held his gun, pointed it at me, said get the "eff" out. >> o'donnell: a new rule will require speed-limiting devices in big trucks and busses. critics say, not good enough. r >> this inadequate rule only applying to future trucks? it's preposterous. >> o'donnell: and a judge gets life. but it's not a sentence. it's a gift. >> so good to be back.


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