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of the november election. how u-n-l-v is preparing for the national spotlight... as it gets ready to play host to donald trump and hillary clinton. ((paul joncich)) nhl hockey is proving to be popular in las vegas. the goal already surpassed for our local n-h-l team... a full year before the puck actually drops. ((christianne klein)) and it's premiere week on cbs. his new show premiering tonight... and the other shows you won't want to miss this week./// metro police confirmed just moments ago... that someone was shot in the parking garage at mccarran. this happened just before six... and police believe this was a
>> we have a crew on the scene working to get the latest information... right now the condition of the victim is not known. we'll update you as soon as we learn more./// ((paul joncich)) security is the topic of the day on the campaign trail... after the weekend bombings in new york and new jersey. ((christianne klein)) >> hillary clinton says the attacks show a need for steady leadership... while trump says they're further proof our immigration system is broken. ((paul joncich)) >> differences in the two candidates' reactions to terror threats will be made even more cleah appear side by side in their first debate next monday evening. and terrorism and immigration are likely to come up when each of the candidates meets tonight with the president of egypt at the u.n. with less than 50 days to go until election day, polls show the race between clinton and trump tightening in swing states./// ((christianne klein)) a month from tonight... it will be u-n-l-v's turn to host what will be perhaps the most high-profile political event of the election cycle. patrick walker explains how the university is gearing up to
the bustling u-n-l-v campus will get the addition of some controlled chaos... as the final presidential debate decends on the thomas and mack center. security and setup will push classes out of the closest buildings to the thomas and mack in the two days leading up to the debate. parking restrictions could start as soon as 5 days before the event... and shuttles will run to off-campus parking facilities. also... network television producers have been scouting the campus for places to set up temporary television sets... which will be active inh u-n-l-v senior vice provost carl reiber says those distractions are a necessary part of bringing a world-class event to the university... and the staff has been asked to take that into consideration with regards to classes happening during that time.: ((carl reiber/unlv sr. vice provost: "the faculty have alternate assignments, online assignments, library assignments, reading assignments, writing assignments, so that the students are engaged in their educational activities.")) ((patrick walker)) some debate-themed classes are
process... and call the activity leading up to the debates "a minor distraction." the unlv debate will be televised right here on channel 8... october 19th. i'm patrick walker... 8 news now./// ((christianne klein)) 8 news now is working to host our own debate... with senate candidates joe heck and catherine cortez masto. last week... the two agreed to meet in a debate which will air right here on channel 8... but we're still working out a date and a venue./// ((paul joncich)) donna brazile took over as interim chairwoman of the the fallout of a wikileaks scandal exposed deep rifts within the party. ((christianne klein)) >> emails showed that former d-n-c officials showed favoritism toward hillary clinton over rival bernie sanders during their contentious primary. ((paul joncich)) >> review-journal columnist and politics now co-host steve sebelius sat down with brazile today. he's here with more. steve? ((steve sebelius)) >>donna brazile is an unlikely savior for the democratic party. she's a longtime associate of the clinton family, and advised president bill clinton's 1992
in her party find her too conservative. but brazile says the party is coming together. (( steve: so do you think the rift has been healed? donna brazile: you know, i think it takes time to heal a wound, and it takes time to ensure that both teams are coming together. but when i look across the country, and i get a readout every night in terms of volunteers, voter registration and of course fundraising, there are a lot of sanders people contributing. ((steve sebelius)) >>brazile noted that not only did former d-n-c chairwoman debbie wasserman shultz step down, but the organization's ceo, cfo, communications director and finance director resigned, too. but emails and internal staff issues are only part of the problem. clinton is fighting to win the support of even constituencies that you'd think she'd already have locked up. i asked brazile about a recent article in the new york times that suggested black millennial
she said she'd recently had a meeting with just such a group of young people. (( you know what they told me, almost to a fault? that there's no reason to vote. i said, "oh, really?" so i took out a blank piece of paper and i said, imagine: treyvon martin. tamir rice. eric gardner. sandra bland. i said, there's no reason to vote? they're dead. they have died. but their memory, the cause of justice, remains on the ballot. )) speaking of the ballot, brazile was in town this week to meet with party officials and volunteers as they go about preparing for the november election. she said nevada is a key swing state for democrats, which is why she voted as a d-n-c member to give us an early spot on the primary calendar. ((paul joncich)) >> did she say anything else about the cyberattack against d-n-c computers? ((steve sebelius)) >> she did say the malware that allowed hackers to gain
came from a thumb drive brought in from outside that was inserted into a d-n-c machine. and she even said she called her counterparts at the r-n-c to warn them to be on the lookout for a similar intrusion./// ((christianne klein)) and we're your local election headquarters keeping you updated a and races that matter to you on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((paul joncich)) ((tedd florendo)) now: clouds assocaited with hurricane paine have no enveloped the region. rain chances are not in the forecast for tonight, but we could start seeing some drops move in for southern zones overnight. temps stay warm today but we'll
will see them pickup through the week. tonight: clouds from paine will stick around through tonight and all of tomorrow. temps overnight due to cloud cover could keep us in the high 70's and close to 80 by morning. rain chances stay south of i-15 and maybe up to i-40 in az by early tomorrow. we'll have an more detailed update on your weather coming up at 4. ((christianne klein)) metro police just updated us you at the top of this newscast. we're now told there are two victims in a shooting at the mccarran parking garage. ((paul joncich)) >> this is a live look from a skycam overlooking mccarran. we do have a crew on the scene working to get the latest information there...
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((paul joncich)) a massive manhunt is over. the suspect wanted in connection with bombings in new york city and new jersey has been taken into custody... after a gun battle in new jersey. kenneth craig has more on the search for a motive in the attack. bombing suspect ahmad khan rahami was wheeled into an police in linden, new jersey. rahami had been on the run since saturday's bombing in new york city and the jersey shore. (sot bill sweeney, fbi) we have directly linked rahmi to devices from new york and from saturday in new jersey. police say rahami, a naturalized citizen from afghanistan was caught on surviellance video near the explosion in chelsea that left 29 people injured. ((sot mayor bill de blasio, new york city) we have every reason to believe this was an act of terror. bridge: authorities say rahami was sleeping in the doorway of a
he shot one officer and took off running. (sot capt. james sarnicki) we did return fire to the suspect, striking him several times and taking him down. (nats) early monday, the fbi raided the suspect's apartment in elizabeth, new jersey and collected evidence. investigators also recovered a backpack filled with bombs at a nearby train station including one that a robot detonated. (nats) so far, authorities say there is no indication rahami is part of a cell. president a everyone to remain vigilant. (sot president obama) i think its important to remember what terrorists and extremist are trying to do. they want to hurt innocent people and inspire fear in all of us. (:10) police questioned and released at least five others in connection with the bombings. kenneth craig, cbs news, linden, new jersey. ((paul joncich)) >> officials say the unidentified officer was shot in the stomach and is expected to survive./// ((paul joncich)) in minnesota...
at a mall saturday night.. injuring 9 people. the 20-year-old who carried out the attack is reportedly a "soldier of the islamic state". an off duty police officer is being credited for saving lives.. after he shot and killed the suspect at he ran towards the officer./// ((christianne klein)) up next on the valley's news leader... a major goal is reached. why things are looking up... ahead of the n-h-l making their official debut in las vegas. plus... a new restaurant is in the works... from the guys behind "tanked." the issue one animal rights group has with tp watching 8 news now at
fans can't wait for nhl hockey to drop the puck in vegas. ((paul joncich)) >> if you didn't sign up for season tickets, you're too late. chris maathuis joins us with more on that. ((chris maathuis)) that's right, when bill foley first approached the nhl... the league wanted to see if he could actually gena actually generate some interest in a team. he did generate a bunch of interest by people putting down deposits on seats in the first days of the sale.... putting down deposits on a team that didn't even exist. before ya knew it, he had 12 thousand deposits, that number grew to 13, then 14 and 15 thousand. people putting money down and waiting to see if foley would be awarded a franchise...
and today the team released a number that's maybe not all that shocking... but season tickets are sold out. by league rules, foley had to cap the season ticket number at 16 thousand.... they've reached that number... so if you were too late, the thing to do now if put your name on a waiting list. but season tickets are capped at 16 thousand. ((chris maathuis)) might also mention that foley hopes to release the teams' name and logo next month. thinking the middle of the month... something with the word gh or what ever. ((weather toss))
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 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 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 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
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. .......................... ......... ................ 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 mrow. .......................... ... .................... extended temps show hotter temps as we head through the week. expecting those temps to peak a workweek. aying d as no monsoon has been seen.nd could be breezy at ek and late weekend when we dott the guys behind animalzy at planet's "tanked" reality show... are getting an ear-full from 'peta.' ((christianne klein)) >> it's all because of their new business venture. according to "eater las vegas"... reality stars brett raymer and wayde king plan to open a new restaurant in las vegas
here in las vegas... and their reality show features them creating elaborate aquariums for people. ((paul joncich)) >> well peta took issue with their plans for an aquarium themed restaurant... because they would be serving fish. in a statement... "peta" says... in part... "serving fish at an aquarium would be like serving poodle burgers at a dog show. instead, we propose that their restaurant celebrate sea life with solely vegan entrees including tasty crabless cakes and decadent "shrimp" scampi./// ((christiae off at six" about this topic... and plenty of you had something to say. jo jokes "why would someone want to eat a poddle?? there's no meat on those bones!" ((paul joncich)) >> charity says "every decent chinese restaurant i've ever been in has a fish tank in the lobby. the restaurant overlooking the tank at golden nugget serves sushi. peta, shush. we know where food comes from." and kristi agrees saying "shush peta..just shush!" ((christianne klein)) >> erik posted this picture of "peeta mellark" from the hunger games saying... "the only peta i
everyday... by going to our 8 news now facebook page. we'll be right back./// ((christianne klein)) ((christianne klein)) here's anot woman: here in nevada, those were the worst days of our lives,
and congressman heck called it "a blip." narrator: in 2008, joe heck called nevada's housing crisis "a blip on the radar." that's just how out of touch joe heck is. narrator: after heck sponsored a bill giving tax breaks to big banks, k over $500,000 from wall street-- including banks who caused the housing crisis. it's clear what joe heck's priorities are, and families like mine get left behind. narrator: afscme people is responsible
what kind of person would misuse the topic of rape in a political campaign? joe heck, that's who. the truth is, as attorney general, catherine cortez masto led the fight against crimes like sexual assault and worked with republicans and democrats to make sure rape kits for victims. but in washington, congressman joe heck voted against funding for rape kits. joe heck. lying about rape. part of the problem in washington. i'm catherine cortez masto
airport tonight... where police confirm two people were shot in the parking garage there. ((paul joncich)) >> this happened just about an hour ago... and we're told it was a domestic- violence related shooting. right now it's not clear just how bad the injuries are... two victims are. ((christianne klein)) >> 8 news now reporter shakala alvaranga is on the scene and she'll have a full report tonight at eleven... we'll also keep you udpated online at las vegas now dot com./// ((paul joncich)) finally tonight... it's premiere week here on cbs... and tonight kevin james returns to primetime... with a new show called "kevin can wait." ((christianne klein)) >> we talked with him earlier about the on set antics: (( "erin did a hot foot on me this one time which was so rediculous at the time where you lit the candle i don't know we really just have so much
up like that are you?" "no we did replace our couches and i don't think you even saw we put them all infront of your borthers dressing room so he couldn't get out or in")) ((christianne klein)) >> "kevin can wait" premieres tonight at 8:30 right here on channel 8./// ((christianne klein)) thanks for watching 8 news now at 6:30. we're always on at las vegas now dot com and our app ... ((paul joncich)) >> be sure to
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