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tonight about a developing situation at mccarran international airport... where multiple people were shot in the parking area this evening. thank you for joining us live at 11... i'm dave courvoisier. ((denise valdez)) >> and i'm denise valdez... initial calls to police went out just before 6:00... shakala alvaranga joins us live from mccarran with all the details. shakala? ((shakala alvaranga)) >> dave and denise, without a doubt, the response tonight from police was swift. and a source has confirmed with 8 news now that the maneh captured within the hour. metro, however is not yet confirming those details. 8 news now was first on scene as emergency responders lifted a woman on a gurney and rushed her to the hospital. police say her and another man were shot just before 6 this evening. as the family was leaving the airport, the shooter, who police say had a former relationship with the woman, shot the two near the sixth floor parking garage.
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trip. both of the victims were taken to sunrise hospital in stable condition. the airport scare, causing quite the commotion tonight: ((vincent cannito, airport bureau commander: "most importanlty, we want to stress that there has been no significant threat to this airport and fortunately this is an isolated incident, domestic violence in nature." )) airport officials say no flights were impacted tonight. however, the parking garage was unil completed. the airport connecter was also shut down for a short period of time. ((shakala alvaranga)) >> police are now looking at surveillance footage and talking to witnesses. we expect to learn more about the suspect and motives in the days ahead. reporting live shakala alvaranga 8 news now. /// ((denise valdez)) >> shakala, do we know how involved airport security was in this shooting? was there any response in the
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terrorist threat? ((shakala alvaranga)) denise, we know that airport security and local police work together in instances like this. there is a detailed security plan in place. fortunately, tonight police were able to piece together what happened. ((dave courvoisier)) the large police presence at the airport had some concerned initially that there could be a terror threat at mccarran -- we know this was not terror-related. anxiety across the country is up after bombings in the new york, new jersey area. in those bombings and now faces attempted murder charges. additional charges are expected. the man was wounded and will survive... after a shootout with police in new jersey./// ((denise valdez)) 8 news now has learned that the events in the new york - new jersey area have affected how metro is policing the strip here in las vegas. ((dave courvoisier)) >> if you've been down there, you may have noticed the increased presence. but there's more to their response than just numbers. brittany edney joins us live in the news room with more on the local efforts. brittany? ((brittany edney)) >> that's right, metro is
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strip in light of the new york bombing that injured 29 people. and officials say they want the valley to know--- they're ready for any type of emergency situation. ((officer danny cordero, pio, metro police "it's definitely a concern for us. at this time, there is no credible threat against las vegas, or against the tourists or community." ((brittany edney)) but they're prepared for similar situations... metro police say they're taking extra precautions and have beefed up security, specifically at the strip ((officer danny cordero, pio, metro police "we are adjustin need be and are having surges on the strip where we have officers going around locations at random times of the day because we believe we need to be out there.")) ((brittany edney)) law enforcement in new york sent out the bombing suspect's picture as a phone alert ... and the widespread virtual manhunt worked... a bar owner in new jersey spotted him and called police. metro hasn't used that method but it could be a possibility in the future. ((officer danny cordero, pio, metro police " nothing is off the table, we will do everything we can do to
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right now, the department says they've been extremely successful with social media outreach. ((officer danny cordero, pio, metro police "we have our twitter accounts and our facebook accounts, that's how we're getting out there and getting our message across." )) and as they continue to monitor national events will keep pumping extra resources into the area as needed. ((officer danny cordero, pio, metro police "the citizens need to see the black and white police cars and also those that are in plain clothes. to see them and say, ok, i feel safe here." ((brittany edney)) >> and in regards to the recent events in new york-- a woman reported the second bomb in chelsea... while she at firstt some sorts, she realized it could be something more and alerted police. that's a perfect example of what metro is wanting from the community.... if you see anything suspicious or out of place at all.... say something... give them a call. guys. ((dave courvoisier)) >> brittany, in new york, they have a large counterterror ism operation... do local police feel they have the resources needed if something like the chelsea explosion happened here? ((brittany edney)) >> metro tells me they have a
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security partnerships with casinos plus anti-terrorism resources like the fusion center. so they say, they're well equipped to deal with a similar situation. we'll send it back to you./// ((denise valdez)) you may have noticed all the clouds hanging over the valley today -- as we take a live look outisde -- we have a slight chance of rain this week and it's going to be cooler too. tedd is here with the first look at the forecast. ((tedd florendo)) now: clouds assocaited with hurricane paine have no enveloped the region. rain chances are not in the forecast for tonight, move in for southern zones overnight. temps stay warm today but we'll have a warm evening with the clouds around. winds stay light for now but 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. ((dave courvoisier))
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pets in sun city and summerlin. the sun city animal hospital sent out a notice to their clients that they've seen the increase in the past nine months. you're encouraged to take a proactive approach to deter coyote attacks. keep your pets indoors overnight... letting pets out: (( cade lavengco/ hospital director, town center animal hospital: "these coyotes aren't out on the hunt to try to claim territory or anything like that. they're trying to eat. they think that the little small breed dog is a rabbit just like they find on these golf courses." )) ((dave courvoisier)) >> if you see a coyote... make loud noises, spray them with the hose, or throw items in their direction -- though not at them. coyotes are not aggressive... they are most active at dawn and dusk.///
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philadelphia eagles joined the growing protest by nfl players across the country... to start a conversation about the treatment of minorities in america... and perceived injustices at the hands of police. malcolm jenkins, steven means, and ron brooks stood with a raised fist during the national anthem... in a show of solidarity with the message started by the san francisco 49ers' and former u-n-r star colin kaepernick./// ((denise valdez)) and while that national conversation continues... tonight, video from another deadly police shooting is investigating a white officer in tulsa, oklahoma... in the shooting of unarmed black man, terence crutcher. newly-released video shows crutcher had his hands in the air before he was killed on friday. officers responded to his stalled vehicle and just seconds later, one used a taser on him. police said crutcher was told to show his hands but didn't follow demands. the man's family says police chopper video shows they pre-judged him: (( chopper audio" "that looks like a bad dude, too")
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want to know who that big bad dude was? that big bad dude was my twin brother, that big bad dude was a father." )) ((denise valdez)) >> crutcher was not armed and there was no gun in his vehicle. tulsa's police chief has promised transparency in the investigation. officer betty shelby, who opened fire, has been put on paid leave./// ((dave courvoisier)) on the campaign trail today, the focus was on nati response to the bombing and neutralized threats in new york and new jersey. hillary clinton told college students in philadelphia and reporters in new york that dangerous times call for steady leadership and experience. she says she has both: (( clinton: "i am the only candidate in this race who has been part of the hard decisions to take terrorists off the battlefield." )) ((dave courvoisier)) >> donald trump said under the leadership of clinton and president obama, americans have experienced more attacks at home than victories abroad.
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fact. today in florida, trump said this wouldn't happen with a better immigration policy: (( donald trump/(r) presidential nominee: "these attacks and many others were made possible because our extremely open immigration system, which fails to properly vet and screen the individuals or families coming into our country." )) ((dave courvoisier)) >> trump reiterated his belief that the country should suspend immigration from certain regions of the world./// ((dave courvoisier)) election headquarters for the presidential race all the political news that matters to you... on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((denise valdez)) treatment and prevention are effective tools in battling sexually transmitted diseases and infections... but they still remain a taboo subject that sufferers won't seek treatment for. now, a new company hopes at-home testing will help change this. startup company "mednicity" is launching "get tested" -- an at-home s-t-d screening service
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packaging. their kits test for the seven most common std's including chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. there were nearly 800 cases of chlamydia in southern nevada in june, the most recent statistics available... and nearly 300 cases of gonorrhea. the "get tested" kits cost 200-dollars and are available online./// ((dave courvoisier)) a joint investigation by the associated press and the center for public integrity found that drug makers that produce opioid painkille more than 880-million dollars on campaign contributions and lobbying nationwide over the past decade. among all states, nevada has the highest portion of total political contributions that come from pain care forum members. that's a loosely affiliated group that touts prescription opioids, such as hydrocodone and oxycontin, as having a vital role in improving the quality of life for americans.
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2014. the cdc indicates that prescription opioids and heroin account for the majority of drug deaths./// ((dave courvoisier)) opioid abuse continues to be a battle for southern nevada and the rest of the country. in neighboring utah, they're trying a new approach -- helping drug addicts -- with a different drug: (( salt lake county sheriff jim winder: "some people would say 'well doggone it you're giving them one drug for another.' no, what i'm trying to do is keep them out of jail by managing a health disorder," "it's like saying 'why don't those diabetics get off that insulin?' well i'd love to have the cure for diabetes. we don't have the cure for we've got to use our heads here." )) ((dave courvoisier)) >> that drug is naloxone -- which can save people from a heroin or opioid overdose. one group is asking utah to put the drug in every police car and to train their officers to administer it./// ((denise valdez)) an update to a story we first brought you as breaking news on september ninth... a 25 year-old woman involved in a nasty accident at charleston and maryland has died.
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was pronounced dead on september fourteenth... from injuries suffered in that crash. sanchez was a passenger in 19 year-old raul espinoza's car. espinoza, sanchez, and two others were injured. police say he was impaired and ran a red light at high speed. he's in jail on a felony charge of d-u-i resulting in substantial bodily injury./// ((dave courvoisier)) nevada lawmakers will soon be debating whether or not to approve a recommendation to tax tourists to build an n recommendation include to safeguard the local public? chris maathuis will share some details. ((denise valdez)) >> and news you can use... a scam you need to know about... holiday hiring... and more. next on the valley's news leader.///
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i'm 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.
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s and helped build the city we know today. dad lived his life following three principles, work hard, be honest and respect everyone, that's what i tried to do as attorney general. 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 we need more of in washington? tonight... news you can use... and first up... a possible scam involving student loans. some students are turning to companies that promised to lower
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but authorities say some companies don't deliver. the federal government says warning signs a student loan debt relief company might be trying to scam you: pressure to pay up-front fees, promises of loan forgiveness, demands of signing a "power of attorney" or requests for personal info like your student aid pin number./// ((denise valdez)) >> wanna make some extra cash.. how about a job for the holidays. target says -- for the fourth year in a row -- it wants to add 70 thousand people to work in its stores. toys r us is also pushing to h workers. and it could translate into something more permanent for some hires. it's not just stores that need the help. u-p-s plans to add about 95 thousand workers. that's about 2 thousand more people than last year. the company says over the last three years -- nearly 40 percent of seasonal workers have been hired permanently./// ((denise valdez)) >>and dave has our last piece of news you can use.. ((dave courvoisier)) >> the first lawsuit has been filed against wells fargo by customers affected by bank employees collecting fees from millions of unauthorized accounts. the class action suit accuses
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fraud... negligence.... and the plaintiffs are asking for compensation to cover damages related to identity theft.. anxiety.. and legal fees. this comes as the u-s house financial services committee launches an investigation into the bank after it was caught opening fake bank and credit card accounts for customers over the past 5 years./// ((dave courvoisier)) >> the wells fargo scandal has people talking on our facebook page. andrew writes.. looks like wells fargo will be charging more for overdraft fees.....use of atm fee...calli can name the wells fargo fee. ---------------- thomas writes... close the bank and put them all in jail! ------------------ and danielle writes... how does one find out if they've been victimized by this? well go to our website.. las vegas now dot com to find out..
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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 forc 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 east and southeast neigbhorhoods. not-as-hot for the locales on the west side of town especially the foothills and certainly the
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................................ .... 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 temps in the 100's. still hot also for the northern plains and the mid-atlantic states with muggy conditions e ............................. .... .......... 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. .......................... ......... ................ 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.
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... .................... extended temps show hotter temps as we head through the week. 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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season tickets. ((denise valdez)) >> the latest proposal is now sitting in front of the governor. ((chris maathuis)) >> governor sandavol is expected to look over that recommendation that is sure to generate some discussion. we found out what may be the biggest misconception in the deal... we'll share that. plus... tickets for nhl hockey in vegas are a hot commodity. i'll explain next here on channel 8. ((chris maathuis)) even before a i'm really good at war. i love war in a certain way. including with nukes, yes including with nukes.
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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, he took over $500,000 from wall street-- the housing crisis. it's clear what joe heck's priorities are, and families like mine get left behind. narrator: afscme people is responsible
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stadium... there still needs to be a development agreement, lease agreement, legislative and nfl approval. lots of dots still need to be connected. one thing we know... history reveals that stadiums generally don't make a bunch of money for the public or its developers. but then history has never factored in las vegas as the host city for full blown nfl stadium. jeremy aguero/applied analysis: "there's all this analysis done all over the country talking about how the economic implications either from the nfl or major stadium projects have been at best
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las vegas, none has a 150 thousand hotel rooms, none of them has 8th busy airport in the us or the 2nd busiest origin and destination in the us we have assets that other communities just don't have." steve sisolak/chair cc commission: "people are misinterpreting this saying we aren't sharing in the profits, we are sharing in the profits, we're putting in 750 million of room tax money, money the tourists are going to pay as a result of making that investment in the overall pot of money.. we put in 750, adelson we will get all the tax revenue derived off that stadium, which conservatively is estimated to be by applied analysis mr. aguero 35 million dollars." ((chris maathuis)) the governor is now reviewing the recommendat tion... it's expected he'll call a special session of the legislature in about two weeks.
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tonight in monday night football. rookie quarterback carson wentz just became the 5th rookie to win his first two games since the afl-and-nfl merged in 1970. he tossed one touchdown -- this one giving philly a 22-7 lead. jay cutler hurt his hand and he was done... not that it would've made much of a difference... this one was decided long before cutler left.. philly winning tonight 29-14. the gorman gaels maintain that lock on the number on rankings. they're coming off a win over nationally ranked kahuku high out of hawaii. gorman has beaten three nationally ranked teams... they've got one more tough game against a team from florida... but if history is any indication, they'll roll through state play and win another state crown. ((chris maathuis)) when businessman bill foley first approached the nhl... the league wanted to see if he could actually generate some interest in an nhl team. he did by people putting down deposits on a team that didn't even exist.
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grew to 13, then 14 and 15 thousand. and today the team released a number saying season tickets are sold out. by league rules, foley had to cap the season ticket number at 16 thousand.... they've reached that number. you can be put on a waiting list if you still hope to get tickets. ((chris maathuis)) and don't forget to vote our fans choice game of the week. right now palo verde and legacy along with basic and canyon springs are close in the voting. pahrump valley at desert pines is also an option. go to our facebook page to vote our strange stories for monday right after this./// ((chris maathuis))
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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 were administered 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
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that unusual in anchorage, alaska... but the big furries do gather some attention when they try to get a room for the night! this black bear scoped out the situation at the aviator hotel... looking into the doors of two of the entrances. guests and employers were startled, but the bear saw himself out. no one was hurt./// ((dave courvoisier)) a maine high school wasn't able to fill an open foreign-language teaching position... which will now be taught by a computer. no one applied for the job, so french and spanish solely by rosetta stone software. a supervisor has been set in place to make sure students show up for class./// ((tedd florendo)) in rhode island, a man dropped his cell phone while he was at the beach... and ended up with his head stuck in some rocks for more than two hours! rescue crews had to free him with the help of olive oil after his head was wedged between two rocks on a jetty. the man is just fine... but he was treated for hypothermia./// ((dave courvoisier)) that's all for us live at eleven.
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stephen colbert is next with chris pratt. we'll see you back here tomorrow night.///
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