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Aug 30, 2016 6:00pm PDT
speaks to the diversity in the community. ((capt. brian greenway - metro pd: we serve china town, downtown summerlin, summerlin south, patchouli, the lakes, we have 5 high schools with in our area command, four major hotel casino properties.)) ((karen castro)) 101 officers have been pulled they will be in charge of serving 31 square miles in the west valley... previously patrolled by the enterprise and bolden area commands. priority number one is to prevent and reduce crime. ((mr. lee - business owner: very important, especially my businesses.)) ((karen castro)) karen castro, 8 news now. ((dave courvoisier)) >> the area command is open to the public monday through friday... from 9 in the morning to 5 in the evening./// ((denise valdez)) >>> people in hawaii are bracing for some severe weather... as two hurricanes are swirling in the pacific ocean. check out these satellite imag hurricane madeline... which is on the left... is a category four storm... while hurricane lester -- to the right... is a category three. tedd florendo has been keeping an eye on both storms... which one is
CBS
Jan 21, 2016 6:00pm PST
of the earth" and build up the military. he ramped up his talking points on china... saying the country has rebuilt itself at the expense of the united states.: ((donald trump/(r) presidential candidate: "the greatest theft in the history of the world has been what china has done to us, they've taken our jobs, they've taken our money, they've taken everything, they have rebuilt china with our money, remember that." )) ((patrick walker)) this came just moments after a protestor briefly interrupted the rally. the woman yelled "stop the hate" before police and secret service moved in. trump used it as a moment to talk about loving local law enforcement... and then called two metro officers onstage to briefly shake their hands. ((patrick walker)) trump has another appearance scheduled tonight. he'll be at the shot show at the venitian in about an hour... at an awards banquet. dave... ((dave courvoisier)) patrick... any idea how many people were at the rally today? ((patrick walker)) it's tough to say. there were no seats... so it was standing room only and it was full. about 15- hun
CBS
Aug 4, 2016 6:00pm PDT
begin the first ever non-stop service between las vegas and mainland china. hainan airlines will begin service december second, with flights on mondays, wednesdays, and fridays. tourism officials are excited... because chinese tourists tend to stay longer and spend more money. at today's announcement... executives who helped make it happen: (( rossi ralenkotter, president/ceo of lvcva: so this was a huge victory for everyone in the destination, hard work by the airport, the lvcva staff. 24:20 and so this is a very big day for las vegas on an international scale having our place inthe international marketplace )) ((dave courvoisier)) >> the airline is the fourth largest in china. it's one of only 8 airlines considered 5 star by skytrax. the flight from beijing to las vegas will take 13 hours. with 34 business class lie-flat seats and 177 economy seats. ((weather toss)) <<< outside and it'll be like that through the remainder of the workweek as we have slight chances of t'storms until the weekend. still hot but not as hot as last week. temps have been around normal with more humidi
CBS
Dec 15, 2015 6:00pm PST
china is ranked number 1. the best american junior players leave after high school to compete on the international stage.. but things are changing. (( )) jimmy butler/olympian; "my story is i went over to europe and hung with the world champions in sweden back in the 90's... you hvae to leave? yes you have to leave if you want to play with the big boys." fei-ming tong/former olympian; "so what i'm trying to do in country is promote this sports... you've got smart kids, good students, and opportunity to be a very good high level player." fei-ming tong was an olympian for taiwan and china... she's now in the united states coaching... one of many asians who are in the u.s. helping build a solid american table tennis base. dave courvoisier > thanks for
CBS
Oct 18, 2016 6:00pm PDT
casino companies are closely following a developing story in china. the chinese government has detained 18 employees of crown resorts. among those detained is the head of crowns vip international team - resonsible for bringing high rollers to crowns analysts think this is part of china's crackdown on foreign casinos enticing gamblers to venture abroad. the two year crackdown has led to disappointing revenues in macau - where las vegas sands and wynn are heavily invested.. many hoped the government would soon begin easing restrictions, but now that's in doubt./// ((denise valdez)) >>> the miracle mile shops at planet hollywood has a new owner tonight. the shopping center has been sold to an investment group called "institutional mall the planet hollywood casino for more than a mile. there are several theaters in the building as well.. including axis.. which is home to britney spears and jennifer lopez's shows. a sale price wasn't announced./// ((dave courvoisier)) >>> a tower of near- record breaking proportions! up next on the valley's news leader... who was on hand as the new
CBS
Aug 16, 2016 6:00pm PDT
winner. then china one medal back with 49 and russia with 38 round out the top four. guys, jessie may not have an olympic medal... but he's got a gold belt.. back over to you. ((dave courvoisier)) >>> it's time to take you to rio... and can you believe it.. just a few more days until the closing ceremonies. ((christianne klein)) >> today, we're talking about souvenirs. you can't to another city...or in this case, untry...and not bring back something for your familynd iends. dave courvoisier)) andrew mardel ndor selling u drew grumari...considered one of the best viewpoints in all of rio de janeiro...even on a cloudy day...and so it makes perfect sense that domasio silva would choose this spot to make some extra money. domasio silva - translated "the boats are made in barra baja, by a friend of him." andrew boats...sailboats, to be specific. they're made of wood and yes, each one is made by hand. you'd think they'd be expensive...they're not... domasio silva - translated "20 real (hay-all), each one." (hay-all)...that's six dollars and 32 cents american...for an authentic brazilian pro
CBS
Aug 8, 2016 6:00pm PDT
always finished first china leads the way with the most golds..while usa has collected the most hardware overall...italy and australia.. fairly athletic.. they are on the board... ((christianne klein)) >>> over the next couple of weeks our team in rio is stepping outside the olympic village... to get a better understanding of the culture in rio de janeiro. ((dave courvoisier)) >> in tonight's "destination rio" report... jacque jovic checks out one of brazil's most recognizable landmarks... the "christ the redeemer" statue. <<<"it's amazing. it's breathtaking." most people who make it to the top of corcovado mountain to stand at the feet of jesus. the 98-foot tall, 700-ton concrete and soapstone statue known as christ the redeemer is one of the new seven wonders of the world. the outstretched arms... nearly as wide as the statue is tall... overlook rio. security guard jorge murta overlooks the statue and says he feels fortunate to work here. (jorje murta/security guard) "the landscape, the statue and the sea. i work andj (jacque) tour guide neyla bontempo says christ the redeemer
CBS
Jan 12, 2016 7:30pm PST
china's economy is causing ripple effects... not just in world stock markets. another reason is the u-s is producing more oil... creating excess supply./// ((dave courvoisier)) > plenty of people have been heading to neighboring states to buy powerball tickets. the jacspot is now one- and- a- half- billion dollars! so why isn't all that money staying in nevada? it's because of an ongoing debate of whether state lawmakers should allow a lottery in a state widely known for gambling. the closest attempt to bring in the lotto was back in 2009... when a bill passed out of the assembly but died in the senate. they tried to bring it up again in carson city last year. but the bill didn't even make it out of committee.// ((dave courvoisier)) > it's not just americans who have powerball fever. stores near the canadian border in niagara, new york... are being bombarded with foreign players. the canadians say they often cross the border for shopping and eating... so why not buy a powerball ticket while they're at it? you seven to buy a ticket... the drawing is at eight tomorrow night./// dave cou
CBS
Aug 15, 2016 6:00pm PDT
total with 26 gold. china is next with 46... then great britian is right behind at 41.. and rounding out the top 4 is russia with 11 gold and 35 total. ((chris maathuis)) there was a lot chatter prior to the olympic games about the zika virus. there's still a buzz... singer demi lovato had to issue an appolgy for an insentive message sent on social media about brazilans contracting the diease. over the health scare. after all there has been over 18-hundred cases reported in the u.s. alone. but they were committed to the experience despite the concerns. (( )) kyrie irving/team usa; "if i did i wouldn't have gone... at this point i signed up to play for team usa and represent my country and that's what i'm going to do. draymond green/team usa; "there's concern, but we're all going so it is what it is." kevin durant/team usa; "we play indoors so we dropped if we had dropped out we wouldve dropped out a couple of weeks ago." coach k; "we're there to win the gold medal, and its in brazil in order to do it,... we'd rather focus on the positives that will occur." ((chris maathuis)) u.s. hea
CBS
Sep 13, 2016 6:00pm PDT
percent... the first monthly expansion in more than two years. macau is the only place in china where casinos are legal./// ((dave courvoisier)) >>> it's a report card no one will be bragging about. up next on the valley's news leader... the areas where nevada is struggling ... when it comes to our children's education./// news music voice over: "you're watching the valley's news leader with dave courvoisier, this is 8 news now at six." >>> ((denise valdez)) >>> the children's advocacy alliance has come out with it's latest report card, and once again nevada recieved poor grades when it comes to children's health and education. ((dave courvoisier)) >> the report card shows how we rank compared to other states. paul joncich is with a break down. ((paul joncich)) parents. in health, we got a d even though there have been improvments in access to healthcare and immunizations. in child safety we got a d+ as trends in youth homelessness and child deaths and injuries stayed about the same. but in education, for the 9th year in a row nevada recieved an f. there was a drop in student achievem
CBS
Dec 14, 2015 6:00pm PST
property owners have expanded to other countries including china. jonathan galaviz with global market advisors says it has an indirect impact on the local economy. ((jonathan galaviz - partner & chief economist, global market advisors: it creates significant amount of high paying corporate jobs in las vegas that are very valuable to our economy because as the industry grows globally, particularly in asia, it comes back to benefit us, somewhat like a boomerang.)) ((karen castro)) galaviz believes policy makers and business leaders should keep a close eye on the asian market. while some las vegas-based companies are doing business overseas... two asian companies are dollar projects in southern nevada. resorts world is under construction and expected to be completed in 2018. the electric car maker, faraday future, is set break ground on an assembly plant next year. ((jonathan galaviz - partner & chief economist, global market advisors: ultimately that investment leads to better jobs, better house prices, a better local economy.)) ((karen castro)) as for gaming revenue, galaviz says las v
CBS
Aug 5, 2016 6:00pm PDT
first game agaisnt china tomorrow... the team practiced in preparation. a record 46 nba players are on the rosters of 12 teams in rio competing for gold. 23 nba teams have players on rosters from other countries... outside the u.s. spain has the most nba players with seven. so team usa comes into the it. (( )) paul george/team usa; "we can't mess around especially over here.. regardless of us being the favorites we still have to go out there and win games,... our name alone isn't going to beat teams, we still have to go out and beat teams, so we've got to respect this game." ((chris maathuis)) of the small handful of las vegans competing in the games... at gorman. vashti cunningham hopes to jump her way onto the podium in rio. ((chris maathuis)) she's the daughter of unlv's most famous football alum... randall cunningham is not only her dad, but coaches the young teenager. randall cunningham/vashti's dad: "she jumps on the 18th and then the finals on the 20th." ((chris maathuis)) she's one of the top five female high jumpers in the country... everything she does is calculated. prepa
CBS
Jan 7, 2016 6:00pm PST
on the role china is playing in the market turmoil... and what that means for businesses in southern nevada./// < news music voice over: "now, nevada's first choice for news. this is 8 news now at 6." > ((dave courvoisier)) > a murder for hire plot... from behind bars. thanks for joining us... i'm dave courvoisier. ((paula francis)) and i'm paula francis. 8 news now has learned the man accused of robbing a subway and shooting a woman there last summer - wanted to get rid of a witness. vanessa murphy is here to tell us how the plot was foiled. ((vanessa murphy)) this is erin ware.... police say he tried to hire a hitman for 5- thousand dollars to kill a witness. but that hitman he thought he was talking to was an undercover officer. erin ware is accused of robbing near pebble last june and shooting a woman who worked there. she survived - but according to police, ware said he knew about another witness because she identified him in court. here's what's revealed in the new records we've obtained: this latest investigation began when a confidential informant told police ware was plottin
CBS
Aug 9, 2016 6:00pm PDT
.. china not going away.. the united states has it's hands full..russia..and australia also ((christianne klein)) >>> for the past week now we've been showcasing everything rio has to offer... outside the olympic village. ((dave courvoisier)) >> in tonight's "destination rio" report... jacque jovic checks out an art installation that draws tourists from around the world. <<<"nats of singing" it's artistic beauty inspires others to create... and it's collaborative nature moves people to care. "we can work together." selaron's staircase brightens neighborhood, with more than 2-thousand colorful tiles lining the steps to the convent. (shannon mccarthy/tucson, az) "this is truly amazing, marvelous, marvelosa is what brazilians would say about how to capture the true passion in this area." (jacque) it started with an artist who wanted to make his surroundings a little more beautiful. so he decorated 220 steps with tiles from around the world. now people come from around the world to see them. "it's totally unique. nothing like this have i seen." it was the life work of chilean ar
CBS
Jan 6, 2016 6:00pm PST
bhoolsuwan)) tech including this new baby-sitting robot name shao you from china that you can talk to ... get him to play games or even read to your kids with the click of a button ..will translate into billions of dollars for our economy. but for this week...the goal of ces is to highlight what's possible when it comes to technology: < ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) from self driving cars .... to 4k televisions...the future of hi tech is all here in las vegas. ((allison fried/ces spokesperson: "anything you want in life is here.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) or what you didn't know you want until now ...including cool virtual reality headsets that analysts say could be coming to the market sooner than you think. ((allison fried/ces spokesperson: "let's say i want to be in vegas somewhere for the fireworks, i can't be there btu someone put on these goggles and it was very cool you feel it you sense it puts you in a different world.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) and speaking of transporting you to a different world ...take a look at what could be coming to your homes in way of 4-k televisions. thes
CBS
Aug 11, 2016 6:00pm PDT
is dominating the count. 13 gold, 12 silver and 10 bronze... overall 10 more then china. then japan with 19 and australia with 14. ((chris maathuis)) on the world stage, soccer is the most popular sport... and it's about to get a whole lot bigger in las vegas thanks to the sports' most recognizable names in the game, who are bringing their talents to town. jon tritsch has more jon tritsch: they are a family of champions..deco rated and dedicated to taekwondo (jean lopez/coach: "the opening ceremonies in beijing and i'm looking to my left and looking to my right and seeing my brother mark, my brother steven and my sister diana and thinking man we are a long way from home.") jon tritsch: it's time to strike a jon tritsch: vegas sport taekwondo is a factory for fighting champions.. they are partnering with olympic coach jean lopez and his 2 time gold medalist brother steve (jean lopez/coach: "there's a lot of talent. this is the fight capital of the world and it just makes a lot of sense to team up with kids who really have a bright future.") (jon tritsch: "taekwondo already has a firm
CBS
Aug 24, 2016 6:00pm PDT
serve a wide area... from downtown summerlin to china town... and summerlin south to 'the lakes.'/// ((denise valdez)) skies are pretty hazy. katie boer is in for tedd tonight... ((katie boer)) alerts: air quality advisory in place today and tomorrow for smoke and ozone from the fires in southern california. right now air quality listed as moderate. fires in ca that are causing the haze are the: soberanes, rey and cedar fires. .................. worth noting: there is a flood advisory for sw utah right now. ...................... looks like we'll see dry and stable weather returned to the region today after a few severe t'storms late last night. ahead this late week t'storm chances return to southern great basin & nw arizona thurs-saturday with weak low students at u-n-l-v. undergraduate admission alone is up over 5 percent... compared to last year. only a fraction of those students live on campus... but the dorms are over capacity. d explains... the university is scrambling to keep up with housing demand. <<< ((patrick walker)) move-in day has been a busy one for unlv student h
CBS
Sep 12, 2016 6:00pm PDT
to china out of mccarran. today... the u-s department of launch the first nonstop flights between las vegas and beijing. the service starts december second. the airline will fly on mondays, wednesdays, and fridays. the fares start at 650- dollars... and you book starting today./// ((denise valdez)) >>> a former governor's mansion in carson city is up for sale. check out these pictures from the "nevada appeal." the house was once owned by john e. jones... he was nevada's eighth governor. jones bought the place back in 1888. he served as nevada's governor for one year... the home was fully restored before being put on the market the going price... 479- thousand dollars./// ((dave courvoisier)) >>> it's considered one of the toughest game shows on television. jeopardy has been on the air for more than thirty years. ((denise valdez)) >> it attracts some of the smartest people on the planet! but it takes more than just brains to be on the program. we tagged along as a contestant team travels the country searching for the best and brightest to appear on the show. hopefuls come from all
CBS
Aug 10, 2016 6:00pm PDT
totals numbers. they've got 10 gold... 10 silver and 9 bronze. on the board as you can see... china is second followed by japan and then hungary. no russia in the top 4. ((chris maathuis)) las vegan lori harrigan is one of the most decorated softball players in the country. she's joining the coyotes pitching staff at csn. her resume speaks for itself... or shall we say shines by itself. there aren't too many olympic pitchers who can humbly show you three gold medals. ((chris maathuis)) the ioc removed softball from competition after lori won her last gold. but guess what, it's back, the internnational olympic committee has restored softball... it'll be back in the 2020 games, which will be held in japan. ((christianne klein)) >>> parties, festivals, shows, retaurants...take your committee has restored softball... ((chris maathuis)) harrigan's wish has come true... competition after lori won her last gold. but guess what, it's back, the internnational olympic committee has restored softball... it'll be back in the 2020 games, which will be held in japan. ((christianne klein)) >>> partie
CBS
Aug 18, 2016 6:00pm PDT
they've ever won bfore. 32 gold, 32 silver and 31 bronze. china is second with 57 total, then great britian with 55 and russia rounds out the top 4 with 42. ((chris maathuis)) there are a handful of las vegans who've competed in the olympic games and won medals. some very dedicated athletes who have made las vegas proud. jon tritsch has more on the las vegas is a city unafraid to take on the world..it's roster of olympians is limited but loaded with legends lori harrigan leads the way just as she did in three olympics for usa softball.. the unlv all american pitched in the 96..2000..and 04 games..and has a treasure chest of gold medals (lori harrigan/softball gold medalist: "it's such a proud feeling to have the honor of playing for your country. i think for the atlanta games, the thing that sticks out is it was the first time we had 10,000 plus people watching us and that was pretty amazing.") andre agassi won 8 grand slam titles..but the star power of the when he captured gold and captivated the country in 1996.. tasha schwikert is the most decorated gymnast in the history of the
CBS
Feb 15, 2016 6:00pm PST
all to avoid lengthy lawsuits../// narrator: for speaking truth to power in china... women's rights are human rights. narrator: and having the fortitude to keep government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. planned parenthood action fund endorses hillary clinton. just like the league of conservation voters for her bold plan to attack climate change. and the human rights campaign fund... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton, way ... thanks to two big name companies settling class action lawsuits. ((paula francis)) we're talking about money as little as 5 bucks to as much as $500 potentially ((dave courvoisier)) 8 on your side's consumer advocate michelle mortensen is here to tell us who's paying out and why ... plus has detaiils on how you can cash in. ((michelle mortensen)) settlements like these are pretty common.... and it allows the companies to admit no wrong doing. but for you it means ... cold hard cash ... particularily if you've shopped at a michael
CBS
Aug 12, 2016 6:00pm PDT
medals... 16 gold, 12 silver and 14 bronze. china has closed the gap from yesterdaay... they're 7 back of the united states. japan is third with 23 and a newcomer to the top 4... great britain now with 20. ((chris maathuis)) remember when it seemed like the world slowed down and everybody watched the summer games. but in today's quick paced society, and in a world of instant gratification, time doesn't stand still or even slow down. it's tough for football players to catch the spirit... they're practicing now and can't pay too much attention. are sneaking a peek or two. (( )) claude alexander/air force; " we always watched em back home i'ts been harder the last two years.. the last time they had it." nolan peralta/csu; 'it's always awesome to see the world's best athletes compete;" cole gautsche/new mexico; "every now and then but i haven't been keeping up with this one no." colin sandor/air force; "honestly the past summer olympics i just love watching michael phelps do his thing." kevin davis/csu; "summer olympics no, i watch the winter olympics;' austin stephens/usu; "i'm excited to
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