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11... after a days-long manhunt... a murder suspect, considered to be armed and dangerous, has been caught. thank you for joining us live at 11... i'm denise valdez. ((paul joncich)) >> and i'm paul joncich in for dave. alonso perez's escape from a north las vegas police department gained national attention and had law enforcement officers across the valley searching for him. tonight, he's at the clark county detention center. shakala alvaranga joins us live with details of his capture. shakala? ( describing a tense scene tonight... police drawing assault rifles, demanding perez to surrender. witnesses say police and the f-b-i surrounded the home for about three hours, before taking perez into custody. the 25-year-old was last seen on friday in an interview room inside the north las vegas police department. while perez was alone in the interview room, police say he broke his handcuffs.
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was later found in a neighborhood east of downtown las vegas. a neighbor that 8 news now talked to saw the capture unfold: (("they came out with assault rifles. they blocked off the street. they were screaming for perez to come out of the house. we have you surrounded. they arrested two people but let them go." )) (("when they said perez, i thought, i put two and two together. so, it was very scary.")) ((shakala alvaranga)) >> perez is suspected in a outside this mcdonalds restaurant on pecos and las vegas boulevard august 27-th. witnesses say perez and 31-year-old mohammed robinson got into an argument, after robinson didn't hold the door open for a woman. ((shakala alvaranga)) >> after four days on the loose. ... perez is back in police custody. he is being held without bail at the clark county detention center tonight. reporting live shakala alvaranga 8 news now. ((denise valdez)) >> shakala, what charges is
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>> denise, perez is facing several charges including assault and battery and discharging a gun. but he could face additional charges related to robinson's murder. back to you. ((denise valdez)) we're following more breaking news tonight... two people are dead after a shooting outside a las vegas apartment complex. ((paul joncich)) >> metro police responded to the avery park apartments near torrey pines and smoke ranch after reports of the shooting. brittany edney was first on the scene. details. brittany? ((brittany edney)) >> 2 men were killed in a single shooting at around 6-p-m here in the parking lot... and those responsible are still on the loose tonight. metro tells us that they found two men shot by a car when they arrived on-scene. both victims were transported to umc trauma where they were declared dead. investigators say there's no word yet on whether this was gang-related. i can tell you that multiple residents here have said they've seen a lot of violence in the area lately and they're
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9-and 6-year-old grandkids were outside playing when they heard what they thought was fireworks and ran indoors: ((joe, resident "the next thing you know, they come in and they say, no it's shots. turns out it's somebody that moved here about a week ago. somebody ran up to the side of the car where they parked and it looks like they took out two people. one in the front seat, one in the back seat." )) ((brittany edney)) >> joe adds that he's glad none of the kids playing outside got hurt today: 19:36:10 (( joe, neighbor "we've got the volleyball courts a window so the kids play there a lot and that's not the best thing so i think we're probably gone.")) ((brittany edney)) >> and he's not alone... many residents tonight came up to us saying they're ready to leave and want to get out of their leases. ((brittany edney)) >> metro say they are looking for multiple male suspects but don't have any descriptions yet as the investigation is on-going. anyone with any information at all on this case is asked to call crimestoppers. reporting live, brittany edney,
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brittany, thank you... and we are learning more tonight about an apparent murder-suicide in the anthem neighborhood of henderson. a 38 year-old man appears to have shot his wife dead before turning the gun on himself. their names have not been released. police say the woman had a 14 year-old daughter from a previous relationship... and the couple had a 9 year-old daughter together. but the girls were not home at the time of the shooting and are in the care of relatives tonight. we returned to the neighborhood this evening and neighbors told s ((jennifer hutt, neighbor "devastated to hear what happened, that it was a murder-suicide and it's always been very safe and quiet and had great schools and it was really scary. makes you think twice about what's going on." )) ((paul joncich)) >> the woman who was shot dead was in the process of moving out and came to the house on blythswood square yesterday to retrieve some items. henderson police had been called to the house once in the past
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release their identities once their families have been notified./// ((denise valdez)) hurricane newton slammed into the twin resorts of los cabos on the southern tip of mexico's baja california peninsula -- and the southwestern u-s will is next. newton made landfall as a category one storm with winds up to 90 miles per hour... pelting cabo san lucas with heavy rain -- tossing debris around and blowing down several trees. the storm is being blamed for three deaths. it then moved inland... dumping rain over thm of your weather. what's next for newton? ((tedd florendo)) ((( winds have actually helped. we have seen less smoke today than over the weekend. still a slight haze in the air, but the winds also not as strong as yesterday. temps this morning dropped as low as 69 at mccarran. we haven't seen that temps since may, so the unofficial end to summer felt like it this morning. plenty of sunshiine and cooler
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.......... let's take you through the the eveing with your planner. temps stay warm tonight but not hot. we have light breezes but not windy. looking at clear skies again with only a slight haze in the air for this evening. we have a detailed look at what to expect the rest of the week, coming up in your weathernow forecast.
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meeting with residents and the company to discuss those concerns. on friday, brager asked the company to pause their work while the matter was investigated. residents showed us cracks in their homes and other damage they say is a result of the nearby blasts. they've hired a lawyer and tell us they're seeking a class-action suit. brager said it would be inappropriate in her position to comment on the pending legal action./// ((denise valdez)) donald trump and hillary clinton we're now just nine weeks from the election and one national poll gives trump a slight edge... but cbs news projections show clinton winning the battle for electoral votes. the poll that has trump ahead gives him a two point bump over clinton. trump rallied a crowd in north carolina saying, if elected, he'd give a simple command to his top generals: (( donald trump (r) presidential candidate: "they will have 30 days to submit to the oval office a plan for soundly and quickly defeating isis." )) ((denise valdez)) >> trump's camp also unveiled a
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generals backing him for president. clinton had a comeback from her campaign plane... saying she thinks she's up to 89, but who's counting? both candidates again called each other unqualified for the white house. clinton argued in florida that she is the best candidate to protect the country - and american troops: (( hillary clinton (d) presidential candidate: "his whole campaign has been one long insult to all those who wore the uniform." )) ((denise valdez)) election were held today, clinton would be in position to get more than the 270 electoral votes that she'd need. both candidates are set to appear at a forum on national security in new york tomorrow night./// ((denise valdez)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters for all the november races... on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((paul joncich)) there's something about tony sanchez that he'd like to change. and he'd like to start this saturday. chris maathuis will tell us why
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plus: (( shane: "people laying on the ground. cops with their guns drawn. umm, chaos." )) ((denise valdez)) >> the murder of tupac shakur... as you've never heard it told before. 20 years after that fateful night... the first responders who tried to save the singer speak out for the first time. it's an i-team exclusive... next.///
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catherine cortez masto and i come from a big family. a whole lot of people. a whole lot of love. and a whole lot of food. my dad's family was from mexico. my mom's was from italy. 60 years ago they met here in nevada and we grew as a family really grew as a family. dad got his start parking cars at the dunes hotel. but he went on to be the head of tourism for las vegas and helped build the city we know today.
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catherine took on the big banks when they preyed on homeowners. and forced them to pay one point nine billion dollars to nevadans. she became a national leader in protecting children from sex traffickers. and passed laws to keep seniors safe from crooked scams. i'm catherine cortez masto, i approve this message because i've spent my career solving problems, isn't that something
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it was a moment that changed the landscape of music forever... and has been at the center of conspiracy theories ever si the deadly shooting of rap legend tupac shakur in las vegas. ((paul joncich)) >> tonight - we are hearing from two men who were on the front lines of the chaotic scene that night... they're speaking for the first time to the i-team's vanessa murphy who brings you this exclusive story.
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gets into a scuffle in the mgm grand lobby which is caught on camera. moments after he leaves, he is shot in a drive-by. ((shane: cop cars kept flying by us so we knew something was going on.)) ((shane: we just started following 'em.)) ((vanessa murphy)) two young paramedics... ((jim: i was driving.)) ((vanessa murphy)) ...were working nearby. ((shane: i had been a medic for roughly five years. jim: i was umm 22 years old at the time.)) ((vanessa murphy)) jim and shane - now henderson firefighters - have asked us not to use i they are concerned about their safety. they're speaking publicly for the first time. ((shane: jim and i did everything that we could and gave him every ample...but the general public doesn't know that.)) ((vanessa murphy/reporter: the shooting death of tupac shakur remains unsolved. but 20 years later - jim and shane describe an effort to save the 25 year old man's life at the scene they stumbled onto.)) ((shane: the chaos, there was a lot of chaos, a lot of cop cars.)) ((jim: just as we started looking at each other to
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waving us to come in.)) ((vanessa murphy)) and then exiting their ambulance.... ((jim: somebody met me at the back and said go help my buddy. and my buddy's shot in the car. so i went.... shane: which ended up being suge knight.)) ((shane: the whole car it had, was riddled with bullet holes.)) ((vanessa murphy)) death row records co-founder suge knight was the driver of the b-m-w shakur was gunned down in. ((shane: we brought the gurney up, just pulled him out.... jim: pulled him out....and that's when everybody was yelling tupac tupac and i leaned over to the cop and i go this guy has t as that rapper, and the cop you know looked at me and leaned over and was like this is him.)) ((vanessa murphy)) then a second patient.... ((shane: we got word from pd that there was another guy that was shot in the head. they walked him over to the ambulance. he got in and it ended up being suge knight who was grazed on the head.))
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tupac before him.)) ((vanessa murphy)) and then with three metro police officers inside their ambulance and a police escort, not typical protocol, a ride to university medical center followed by jim telling shane who their patient was... ((shane: i listen to country music. ...so...it didn't register to me.)) ((vanessa murphy)) but soon after... ((nat of news report or tv effect )) ((vanessa murphy)) news reports, vigils and more help put it all into perspective. ((jim: you were rooting for him to make it.)) ((vanessa murphy)) six days later - shakur died. ((jim: it's sad and you know he had a lot going for him and i'm sure he would still be making music today.))
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14 minutes from start to finish - for them - is unforgettable just like tupac shakur is to so many. ((jim: we remember it like it was yesterday...we've run thousands and thousands of calls since that call and we remember every detail of it like it was yesterday. shane: absolutely.)) much of an influence he really did have and how big of a deal it was...i guess i realize it more now than i did 20 years ago. shane: exactly.)) ((vanessa murphy)) vanessa murphy, 8 news now.// ((paul joncich)) >> metro police tell us the murder case is at a standstill. we've learned some people who may have been witnesses or somehow connected to the murder
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((( the heat returns this week and it's hotter today than yesterday with triple-digits around the region. winds increased as forecasted as well but still remain below windy criteria. we still are dry with single digit humidity readings. and we're a few degrees warmer than yesterday. ................................ .. afternoon highs hot around the valley with temps hottest over to the east side of town where we're lower in elevation. especially for the 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
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temps in the 100's. still hot also for the northern plains 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 especially next week. .......................... ...... . 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.
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bowl this weekend. ((denise valdez)) >> he'll also be looking to slow down a player he's faced twice before. ((chris maathuis)) >> tony sanchez has got to be thinking enough already. he's facing ucla sophomore quarterback jose rosen for the talented quarterback.. they first met on the high school field. plus... las vegas is preparing for another world championship fight. and this one is special. more coming up here on channel 8. ((chris maathuis)) unlv is 1-0 on the young season,
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since 1999, they have to beat ucla on the road this saturday. the bruins have won five
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conference road games. so the rebels could really turn some heads this weekend if they beat the bruins in the rose bowl. to even have a chance they've got to slow down quarterback josh rosen, this will be the third straight year tony sanchez has faced the talented quarterback. last year here at sam boyd stadium... but the first time was three years ago at gorman. tony sanchez/unlv head coach: "it's amazing the amount of pressure on these qb when they're young they're expected to go in and be on all the time...he's a heck of a players... his arm strength is scary, he can make any throw... you've got to put pressure on him make him thrw check down in a different reads and i think if we do that it gives us the best chance." ((chris maathuis)) boxing's next big show is taking place in las vegas when two unbeaten champions face off in the ring. t-mobile arena is hosting the sergey kovalev and andre ward showdown. they were in new york city promoting the event today. you don't get this very often... two unbeaten fighters ranked in
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kovalev is ranked 2nd in the world and ward is 4th. it's a pick-em fight. get ready for november 19th. andre ward/2-time world champ: "doesn't matter what the other side says, how they feel or what they say, he's got to get it done, i've got to get it done. it's going to be determined when those lights come one who executes." sergey kovalev/champion: "it will be a fight for history and we should be ready both of us to give boxing fans a great fight." ward: "i don't have to throw chairs, cuss act crazy to sell this fight this fight is selling itself." ((chris maathuis)) runnin' rebel coach marvin menzies is fighting to sell his program and some are taking a look. the top recruits were gobbled up long ago, but he may have found a diamond in the rough. 4 star recruit troy baxter junior from florida is listed as a top 100 forward and he's committed last year for oldsmar christian
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the 6-8 forward also won the high school slam dunk competition last april. diamond hoops who followed baxter told me tonight he's quote an "otherworldly athlete who has a nice shooting touch, but needs to improve his ball handling skills. ((chris maathuis)) las vegas is proud to be home to the pcl's batting champion -- again. t.j. rivera becomes the fifth player in las vegas franchise history to win the pcl batting title. since the league expanded to 16 teams in 1998, las vegas has more batting champs then any other team. farmhand to win a title in new york's brief seven-year affiliation with the pacific coast league. the other batting champs that rolled through las vegas are john kruk, james loney, terry tiffee and david cooper. loney's batting average was highest of the group at 380. ((chris maathuis)) you've got two more days to vote for our 'fans choice game of the week." you get to decide which game we will feature as our game of the week here on channel 8. so far the numbers favor foothill at arbor view. but there is sunrise mountain at
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go to our channel 8 facebook page and vote. jon tritsch will do a live shot at 6, from our game of the week. ((denise valdez)) our strange stories for
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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 him the hell out of here... get him out of here! get out!
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((chris maathuis)) a cleveland man has received 18 months of probation and has been ordered to pay a one-thousand dollar fine, plus court costs... for egging a home more than one hundred times. and yes, it was occupied. in fact, the victim said he came outside to investigate the serial eggings one night and was hit in the chest with an egg -- not hard boiled.
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beef with the homeowner./// ((denise valdez)) a toddler received a ticket for littering in washington d-c... after a waste control team found an envelope with her name on it. the two-year-old's parents then got a letter in the mail... ordering the girl to pay up 75-bucks. they thought 'this is ridiculous' and appealed. after some back and forth, the fine was forgiven -- but the city maintains they were doing their job./// ((tedd florendo)) as so many gres down a deputy... asking him to charge his cell phone -- and that led to his arrest. the deputy stopped and at that point brendan duffy laid out a bunch of credit cards -- that raised suspicion -- and the deputy noticed multiple names on the cards and put the man in cuffs. one victim reached out to thank the deputy for saving her cash./// ((paul joncich)) that's all for us live at eleven. ((denise valdez)) >> the late show with stephen colbert is next with
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night./// news music i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. four years ago i was diagnosed with breast cancer so i'm really outraged that joe heck voted ten times to defund planned parenthood which thousands of nevada women depend on for cancer screenings. congressman heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood.
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>> hey, you're on in about 10 minute. hey, did you see that new study about dog s. >> stephen: oh, yeah. >> they can actually understand human language. >> stephen: i don't buy it. i've got a dog and i like my dog but my dog does not understand anything other than the sound of fool hitting the bowl and wha other people's butts smell like. >> it's "the late show with stephen colbert." tonight, stephen welcomes harry connick jr. ava duvernay and musical guest grouplove. featuring jon batiste and stay human. and now, from the ed sullivan

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