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convection and therefore storms have been non-existent. we had a few passing sprinkles earlier and it could take some time for the storms to develop. ............. ...................... ........... still warm and muggy though with dewpoints remaining high. there's plenty of moisture in the atmosphere but no sunshine to fire it up. expect temps to stay warm and sticky tonight. in the 90's through the evening and warm late night. since the skies are opening up a little we could see slight stray shower/storm chances later, but they should be isolated for now. we'll keep our eyes on the next week and late weekend where showers chances they return. that's coming up
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the bluecut fire, .. you can see it from outer space! so far... 37- thousand acres have burned... along with nearly 100 homes destroyed. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. 'blue cut' is one of 21 fires burning in california right now./// ((paul joncich)) president obama is facing criticism... for not visiting louisiana as the state continues to deal with historic flooding. a baton rouge newspaper published an editorial calling for the president to cut his vacation short... and reminded readers of the president george w. bush faced in 2005 when he flew over the aftermath of hurricane katrine... but didn't visit new orleans. he ended up touring the region two days later. in the coming weeks... fema will send teams into shelters and communities to identify the needs of the flood victims so a long- term plan can be implemented./// ((christianne klein)) an overnight heist at an gun store has police working to track down numerous stolen guns.. and the suspect is still on the loose.
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near centennial parkway and north 5th street in north las vegas with how the thief managed to get into the store that has heavy security in place. ((mauricio marin)) >> it appears the burglar broke through this window. there's shattered glass outside this empty retail space right next door to the gun store. and the suspect somehow made his way through the wall bypassing motion detectors and security gates. >> the owner of the new robbery happened at around four this morning. he says they saw one suspect on surveillance camera. that video has been turned over to north las vegas police. detectives have been on scene looking for clues to track down the suspect. at this time though...no description has been released. nearby small business owners say it's unsettling that someone would be so daring to steal so many guns that could end potentially end up in the wrong hands in the valley. ((giselle gonzalez/business owner: "it is a little scary to know, well i think we would feel safe next to a gun store, since it's just me
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is a scary feeling." )) ((mauricio marin)) >> we've learned numerous guns were taken during the burglary.. but exactly how many is unknown at this time. north las vegas police say they're taking this case very seriously. and could be teaming up with a-t-f agents with this investigation. again---at this time police have not released a suspect description. but are working leads at the moment. ((mauricio marin)) >> detectives are asking anyone with information about this case to call north las vegas police or crimestoppers. reporting live...mauricio marin. 8 news now./// ((christianne klein)) a pittsburgh man is accused of fondling a woman on a flight from las vegas. 58- year- old wei-ming shi , is charged with one count of unlawful sexual contact on an aircraft during flight. according to the f-b-i... the woman says she woke up during the southwest airlines flight on
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had his hands under her dress. she told a flight attendant... and police were at the gate when the plane landed in pittsburgh./// ((christianne klein)) 9 days until the start of the new school year for clark county school district students. ((paul joncich)) >> and tens of thousands of those students have yet to register. sharie johnson tells us how many and how it's hurting schools. ((sharie johnson)) >> we're talking about 90,000 kids still not enrolled. but this does not come as a surrise. 100,000 kids had not registered-- this time last year. past, returning students did not have to re-register. but now-- this is the second year online registration, through ccsd's infinite campus, is required. that means everyone must register every year. we stopped by clark high school. 1,000 students have yet to register. and the principal says not having enrollment numbers really hurts planning: ((ccsd clark hs principal jill pendleton in terms of registration for our students, it assists us in building our
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everything really revolves around the number of students that are in our building and the age of the students, the courses that they need it's just information that's critical for all of the planning that goes into a high school )) >> right now 230-thousand students are enrolled. but ccsd expects to have another record breaking year-- over than 320-thousand students. so if you haven't enrolled just go to the distict's website, and look for infinite campus. if you don't have internet or a pc, stop by any school or library. ((sharie johnson)) >> by the way... middle and high with enrollment numbers. tonight at five... how much money ccsd could stand to lose by not having accurate numbers the first day of school./// ((paul joncich)) up next on the valley's news leader... two pedestrians killed within hours of each other. ((christianne klein)) >> what north las vegas police are doing in hopes of curbing the deadly trend. ((paul joncich)) >> and here's your chance to help out people in need. we're teaming up with the las vegas rescue mission for our food drive. you can drop off non- perishable items at findlay acura...
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police say they they finally caught up with the man responsible for a recent robbery spree... and police tell us he's the son of las vegas mayor pro tem steve ross. police arrested shane ross just before 8 this morning inside the jackpot joanie's near flamingo and rainbow. we're told there have been at have been responsible for. a full list of charges are expected in the coming days./// ((paul joncich)) officials up at nellis air force base... are investigating two crashes that happened in the same day. last night a helicopter went down during a local training mission. four crew members were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. and yesterday morning... a pilot ejected safely... before his plane crashed on public land just off base. the pilot was okay... investigations are underway to find out what led to both crashes.///
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dead after being hit by cars overnight... in two separate crashes. one of those happened just before midnight... when a man was hit and killed near flamingo and eastern. witnesses say the man was crossing against a 'do not walk' light. police don't believe the driver was impaired./// ((christianne klein)) just a few hours earlier... a 69-year-old woman was hit near horizon ridge and eastern. she was taken to the hospital where she passed away. police say she was not in a crosswalk when she was hit. the driver stayed on scene and cooperated with police./// ((christianne klein)) today... officers were out in full force trying to get the message across about the importance of obeying all laws around crosswalks: ((sgt. sean walker, north las vegas police: safety around the roadway is the responsibility of everyone whether you're a driver or a pedestrian everyone needs to be aware of what the people around them are doing and take the precautions necessary to avoid a collision. )) ((christianne klein)) >> today... a north las vegas officer with a chicken hat on walked through crosswalks... and people were cited if they didn't stop for him.
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officers will be out over the next week leading up to the start of the school year to hopefully remind drivers to go slow when students are around./// ((paul joncich)) ryan lochte... finally apologizes. ((christianne klein)) >> but is it too little too late? the reason he gave for waiting so long to address the concerns over his robbery story./// announcer: you're
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ryan lochte officially apologized today... for telling media he was robbed at gunpoint in rio de janeiro. this embarassing incident has been quite the black eye for the u-s olympic swim team. ((paul joncich)) >> on the investigation... and lochte's apology. olympic gold medalist ryan lochte says he's learned some valuable lessons from the incident at a rio gas station. in a statement on instragram he says: (gfx)"i want to apologize for my behavior last weekend for not being more careful and candid in how i described the events of that early morning. he goes on to say... it's traumatic to be out late with your friends, in a foreign country with a language barrier
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at you and demand money. several security cameras captured what happened early sunday morning. lochte and his teammates disappeared down this walkway leading to the bathrooms. they're seen lingering behind a wall... and pulling down a poster. when they attempted to leave, security guards blocked their taxi. (natpop police) police say the swimmers were drunk and belligerent... vandalized this bathroom... and left $50 to pay for the damage. (sot nancy armour / usa today sports columnist) (no font, to usa today sports columnist nancy armour said lochte's subsequent actions only made things worse. (sot nancy armour / usa today sports columnist) (:59-1:05) you pay the damages, you apologize for being an ugly american, you let the usoc know what you did, everybody moves on. lochte originally claimed they were returning from a night of partying when they were robbed at gunpoint. (sot lochte) (no font, text on tape) he cocked it, put it to my forehead and said get down, and i was like, i put my hands up. i was like, whatever. police said the gas station's security guards were armed... but called their actions appropriate. (nats olympics swimming) lochte,
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returned to north carolina before rio police could re-question him. on thursday, after speaking with police for a second day, gunner bentz and jack conger flew back to the us. (standup close: ben tracy, cbs news, rio de janeiro) (1:37-1:50) as for jimmy feigen, he isthe only swimmer still here in rio. his lawyer says he will pay a ten-thousand- dollar fine and leave brazil today. ben tracy, cbs news, rio de janeiro ((paul joncich)) >> lochte says he waited to until the legal matter was handled and he was sure his teammates would get home safely./// toss to weather ((tedd florendo)) looking outside it looks like seattle with the cloud shield.
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wind also stay light and the smoke plume from the blue cut fire has drifted way more west and away from the area. dewpoint remain high enough for the risk of more t'storms maybe this evening, but should be isolated in nature. ................................ ... .................. temps around the valley in the the warmest temps typically over to the east side of the valley and southeast sections. not as warm for the foothills and the northwest part of the region. we're below normal for temps but
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helped keep a lid on any daytime warming from the sun. ................................ ... ................... regional temps also stayed warm but still hot over in death valley where they had more sunshine. warm down the colorado river valley from mesquite all the way down to laughlin. more great basin with those areas inthe 80's to low 90's. ........ ........................... ................ radar shows very little convective t'storm occurring. a shield of clouds helped keep a tight lid on any storm development this morning and afternoon. now with clearing and us getting to the hottest part of the day, there is still slight chances for t'storms mainly east of i-15 and better chances for southern clark county.
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............................ .................. futurecast shows we get a better break from those storms chances tomorrow but it's sunday we see the return of showers and storms chances due to an area of low pressure that will drift in some rain from the south. shower and storm chances also return for monday through tuesday as well before we see a drying trend by wednesday and more sunshine. ................................ ... ................. so the forecast is calling for temps in the 80's by morning with clouds and some clearing. expect muggy condtions this evening with slight hit and miss shower chances as well. tomorrow expecting temps near 100 and partly to mostly sunny through the day. very slim chances for showers but the possibility is out there more points east of the valley. ... ..................... extended forecast calls for temps to drop even more by late weekend and early week with high in the 90's still. showers chances return by sunday and through early week with sunday and monday being our best shot for some rain. drier mid to late week next week as temps climb back to near average
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((christianne klein)) what you'll need to do if you want to apply to work at 'fright dome' come this fall./// announcer: you're
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implied crosswalks, you have to stop at both..but many drrs pedestrians crazy..demetria obilor is here to walk you through the problem.. (( )) demetria obilor: when at a stop light, and you see the pedestrian signal come on, you know that pedestrians have the right of way. but pedestrian right-of-way isn't always so obvious, especially when you consider "unmarked crosswalks." according to nevada law, a crosswalk exists at every intersection the crosswalk can be marked or unmarked. if there's no traffic control device present, drivers yield to
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intersection, sunset road and arville street. there are four crosswalks at this intersection, but only two are marked. the state says pedestrians and drivers have a shared responsibility on the roads. metro agrees. pedestrians swivel, and drivers need to be constantly scanning the roads anticipating anything.
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to traffic eight at las vegas now ((paul joncich)) the people behind 'fright dome' are already looking forward to scaring the heck out of folks. they need to fill more than 400 positions before they open in the fall. jobs like guides... actors... and stage performers. this is the 14-th year for the attraction inside the circus circus adventuredome... and it's creators want this to be the most terrifying cast ever. if you want to apply... here is a schedule of all the hiring events. organizers ask that you not
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but bring photos and a resume to showcase past work./// ((paul joncich)) up next on the valley's news leader... a local boy killed in a pit bull attack. ((christianne klein)) >> is the breed t or the owner? we look at the common misconceptions people have when it comes to pit bulls./// announcer: now, live...this is 8 news now at
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earlier this week... a 9- year- old boy was killed when he was attacked by a dog. p been put down... and the attack is raising questions about the breed. plenty of people commented online... angry that the dog's breed is getting a bad rap... they even started a hashtag "don't bully our breed." ((christianne klein)) >> 8 news now reporter shakala alvaranga clears the air on the myths, lies, and misconceptions about pit bulls. 9 year old derion stevenson was attacked and killed by a dog wednesday afternoon. the tragedy putting a dark cloud
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pit bulls. "i've heard horrendous stories as you can imagine in rescue as to what people have done to animals ... far more stories about humans hurting animals than animals every hurting humans." there's no question what happened this week was awful. "even if he saw you 20 times in the same day, he would tell you he loved you. 20 times a day he didn't get tired of it." but benson wants people to keep something in mind. "yes, it should raise concern about that particular dog, not all that breeds dogs. according to the aspca, some 1.2 million dogs are euthanized year. 40% of those ... are pit bulls. "they're amazing, amazing dogs so it's hearbtreaking to me that they get this stigma because here's what ends up happening: homeowners association don't allow them, insurance companies discriminate against them, landlords will say that you can't have them." we ran into stella on her way home tonight. she's 7 months old. "we had her since she
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"everybody thinks pit bulls are just so terrible, they're all so mean, and they're not." benson's team has rescued almost 200 pit bulls in the valley. she hopes others will do their research on the dog. "she's just like every other dog, she's no different, just because she's a pit bull." ((christianne klein)) >> according to dog bite dot org, 34 people died from dog attacks last year. 82 percent of those were by i pit bulls only make up 6-percent of the dog population. by the way, it's still unclear if the owner of the dog in the local attack will face criminal charges./// ((paul joncich)) >> tedd it's looking pretty cloudy outside this afternoon... ((tedd florendo)) skies clouded up yesterday and they've been that way since.
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convection and therefore storms have been non-existent. we had a few passing sprinkles earlier and it could take some time for the storms to develop. ............. ...................... ........... dewpoints remaining high. there's plenty of moisture in the atmosphere but no sunshine to fire it up. expect temps to stay warm and sticky tonight. we'll be in the 90's through the evening and warm late night. since the skies are opening up a little we could see slight stray shower/storm chances later, but they should be isolated for now. we'll keep our eyes on the next week and late weekend where showers chances they return. that's coming up
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day in louisiana... building up some good will... and helping take attention off the major staff change in his campaign. weijia jiang has the latest on the campaign trail. donald trump showed his sympathetic side visiting flood victims in louisiana... but his combative nature came with it. (nats) "we're glad you're not playing golf in martha's vineyard. that's all we can say." "somebody is. somebody is that shouldn't be." trump highlighted the fact that he--not president obama--made the trip. but louisiana's democratic governor asked president obama not to come so that they don't have to divert resources from recovery efforts during his trip. visit next tuesday. (standup: weijia jiang/cbs news/the white house) before arriving in louisiana - trump accepted the resignation of his campaign chairman - paul manafort. manafort resigned as investigators in ukraine are trying to determine if he accepted illegal cash payments and whether he secretly routed millions of dollars to us lobbyists. (sot: eric trump/donald trump's son/courtesy: fox news) "i think my father didn't want to be you know, distracted by, you know whatever things that paul was dealing with." hillary clinton is also trying to distance herself from the perception of foreign influence.
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no longer accept donations from corporations or foreign countries - if she is elected president. weijia jiang, cbs news, the white house. ((paul joncich)) >> clinton is taking a break from campaigning to celebrate president bill clinton's 70th birthday. her running mate, tim kaine, will be in las vegas next week.... he'll talk about the economy at a plumbers union hall monday morning./// ((paul joncich)) democratic senator harry reid.. and democratic congresswoman dina titus are applying the pressure this week. both want presideno national monument before he leaves office. reid says he has talked with the president about it multiple times. the land has been a flashpoint in the debate over who should control public lands. this week on politics now.. dina titus tells steve sebelius about thier efforts: (( dina titus: you not only have to designate it, you have to put some resources behind it so you would have some fences, so surveillance, be able to really protect it. )) ((paul joncich)) you can watch that interview.. and a break down of republican
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this sunday at 5:30 on politics now... right here on channel 8./// and we're your local election headquarters... stay up to date on all things politics on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((christianne klein)) a local artist is gaining national attention... after installing donald trump statues in multiple cities. check it out... in every statue... he's naked! so far they've shown up in l-a, seattle, even new york. las vegas artist "ginger" created the 80- pound statues. it's drawn the attention of o been spotted in: (("perfect and disturbing." "i think it's hilarious. i think it's obnoxious." "it was pretty cool, this is pretty heavy though. i think, we check on the hashtags online and i guess they are doing this all over the country and it's pretty awesome. i like it." )) ((christianne klein)) more than a hundred people became u-s citizens today... right here in las vegas. u-s citizenship and immigration services held a naturalization
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college. people from 37 different countries took part... we talked with one of those new citizens about why it was important to go through this process:: (( adwoa mensah-new u.s. citizen "well i look forward to enjoying the american dream and enjoying the goodness of america. and pursuing different dreams that i hope to achieve one day. )) ((christianne klein)) >> there has been an uptick in people applying for citizenship. during tf the year... there was a 78- percent increase in applications compared to the same time last year. many are hoping to become naturalized so they can vote in november./// ((paul joncich)) it's one of the most lucrative gigs on the las vegas strip... but it's not what it used to be! ((christianne klein)) >> we run through the highest paid d-j's... and why they're still not hurting for money despite a drop in income.///
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this is 8 news now at four.
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a federal judge wants uber to pay more to drivers who filed a class action lawsuit. the judge rejected a proposed 100- million dollar settlement... saying it does not compensate drivers in california and massachusetts enough. the april settlement was three years in the making. its rejection could force uber to dig deeper into its pockets to reach a deal./// ((paul joncich)) gawker- dot- com is heading into its final weekend in business. the flagship site of 'gawker week after 14 years. this comes days after univision agreed to buy the parent company for 135- million- dollars. earlier this year... hulk hogan was awarded 140- million- dollars by a florida jury... after the site published video of the wrestler having sex with his friend's wife. other gawker media sites like 'jezebel,' 'gizmodo,' and 'deadspin' will remain online./// ((christianne klein)) kanye west fans across the globe are throwing down some serious cash at pop up shops... including right here in las
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the rapper and designer announced the shops would open today... and will remain open through tomorrow. the las vegas location is inside fashion show mall. earlier this year... he pulled a similar stunt in new york which brought in a million dollars over three days. that shop featured customized thrift store jackets that went for 400- dollars a pop./// ((paul joncich)) a new area in florida... experiencing a zika outbreak. ((christianne klein)) >> coming up on the valley's news leader... how many people have been infected so far./// watching 8 news now at four.
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spot area of zika hot spot in the state of florida. don champion has the latest on the one square mile "zika zone"
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local mosquitoes are now transmitting the zika virus in miami beach. (sot: gov. rick scott / r-fl) there are five confirmed as cases of local zika transmission connected to the miami beach area. this brings the total number of local transmissionsto 36 scott says three men and two women contracted the virus in a one and a half square mile of miami beach. the area includes the popular tourist area of south beach. two of the infected are residents, the other three cdc director tom frieden says sea breezes and high rises will make attacking zika in miami beach challenging. (sot: dr. tom frieden / cdc director) you also have high levels of wind which will blow some of the products' application and of course you have large numbers of people and getting people to wear long sleeve shirts and long pants that would be somewhat challenging. the wynwood neighborhood north of downtown miami was the first area where the virus was locally transmitted. the c-d-c is now advising
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the zika virus can cause a devastating birth defect that leaves babies with small heads. (sot dr. celeste philip/florida surgeon general) "this is a difficult time for pregnant women, please use repellant outdoors, that's important for all pregnant women in our state." florida's governor says he does not plan to advise people to stay away from beaches and nightclubs in miami. so far almost 4-thousand people have been tested in the state. don champion cbs news. ((christianne klein)) >> florida is asking the 5-thousand new test kits and personnel to analyze the results./// ((tedd florendo)) looking outside it looks like seattle with the cloud shield. temps remain warm but muggy do to the humidity. wind also stay light and the smoke plume from the blue cut fire has drifted way more west and away from the area.
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t'storms maybe this evening, but should be isolated in nature. ................................ ... .................. temps around the valley in the 90s through many neighborhoods with the warmest temps typically over to the east side of the valley not as warm for the foothills and the northwest part of the region. we're below normal for temps but not much. the clouds also helped keep a lid on any daytime warming from the sun. ....................... ............ ................... regional temps also stayed warm but still hot over in death valley where they had more sunshine. warm down the colorado river valley from mesquite all the way down to laughlin. more tolerable temps in the central great basin with those areas inthe 80's to low 90's. ................................ ... ................ radar shows very little convective t'storm occurring.
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tight lid on any storm development this morning and afternoon. now with clearing and us getting to the hottest part of the day, there is still slight chances for t'storms mainly east of i-15 and better chances for southern clark county. mostly in mohave county. ....... ............................ ...... break from those storms chances tomorrow but it's sunday we see the return of showers and storms chances due to an area of low pressure that will drift in some rain from the south. shower and storm chances also return for monday through tuesday as well before we see a drying trend by wednesday and more sunshine. ................................ ... ................. so the forecast is calling for temps in the 80's by morning with clouds and some clearing. expect muggy condtions this evening with slight hit and miss shower chances as well.
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through the day. very slim chances for showers but the possibility is out there more points east of the valley. ................................ ... ..................... extended forecast calls for temps to drop even more by late weekend and early week with high in the 90's still. showers chances return by sunday and through early week with sunday and monday being our best shot for some rain. drier mid to late week next week as temps climb back to near era ploncich)) d-j's aren't makih money as they use to... ear era but don't feel too sorry for them... they're still making a lot! ((christianne klein)) >> according to forbes... the top ten earners pulled in 270- million dollars in the past year... that's dowo last year. ((paul joncich)) >> so who are the top three? french d-j david guetta pulled in 28- million dollars... he tours the world but also has gigs here in town at wynn. ((christianne klein)) >> number two... dutch- born tiesto. he raked in 38- million dollars... he's performing at hakkasan this weekend. ((paul joncich)) >> and coming in with the top spot... calvin harris. he made a whopping 63- million dollars. he's actually going to be at hakkassan tonight... and whenever he plays a las vegas gig... he gets paid 400- thousand dollars!/// ((christianne klein))
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news leader... from tragedy to a new chance at life.... ((paul joncich)) >> we'll introduce you to the vietnam veteran who nearly lost it all.. and the metro officers who saved him.. and saved another life in the process... ((christianne klein)) >> plus... americans out millions of dollars. coming up at 5... how to keep yourself from falling victim to a back to school scam that's making its rounds./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at four. i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. four years ago i was diagnosed with breast cancer but early treatment saved my life. so i'm really outraged that joe heck
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congressman heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood.
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((paul joncich)) metro's northwest area command says "drop down and give me twenty... two" they posted this video to facebook of officers taking the "22 pushup challenge". if you haven't heard of it yet, it's similar to the a-l-s ice bucket challenge. the cause of the pushup challenge is to raise awareness r through education and empowerment. the hash tag is being used across social media -- 22 push- up challenge. /// ((paul joncich)) documents show an air force commander was concerned about electric car company faraday future moving to north las vegas. in emails to republican representative cresent hardy.. the official questioned whether it posed a national security risk. the document raised the question of whether a business with chinese entrepreneur backing, was linked to the chinese government.
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communications at nellis. hardy has come under fire for raising the prospect of chinese spying from faraday. nevada economic development officials say the department of defense reviewed the project, and cleared it./// ((christianne klein)) after losing everything, and attempting suicide, a vietnam war veteran is starting to heal... but what's really remarkable is how ron cole's personal journey touched his community and the metro officers who came to help.. ((911 tape my responder is on the phone with a veteran who just took 70 pills in the last 15 minute )) ((christianne klein)) >> it was that phone call in early june that changed numerous lives... (( kristie hentzell/dispatcher he was upset, his wife passed away he's a cancer patient )) (( susan schulter/dispatcher and then his dog had been killed by a pit bull the week before and he basically had nothing left to live for : )) ((christianne klein)) >> that final tragedy pushed vietnam veteran ron cole to the edge.. metro officers raced to an address.. only to find a dead end.. more digging led officers to ron's apartment... at exactly the right time..
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i pulled in the parking lot just as ron was coming out in his wheelchair.. )) ((susan schulter/dispatcher he was going out his door to find another method to commit suicide because the first one didn't work )) ((ron cole/vietnam veteran it just hit me all at once- when i lost my dog that's the last straw. lost my wife, lost my dog : (( : so it was kind of like i've had a pretty good life.. now it's time to go home and see the wife )) (( officer kyle hershey/metro pd something about ron really struck a cord with me he and i hit it off we were talking.. )) (( susan schulter/dispatcher i could te affected the officer.. officer hershey.. and so then it started to affect me.. and then officer hershey came up with this idea to go get him a dog from the pound : ")) ((christianne klein)) >> ron was taken to the hospital for treatment.. and eventually released.. officer kyle hershey was one of his first visitors.. (( ron cole/vietnam veteran the day after i came home he was knocking on the door and coming in and asking me how i'm doing and what's going on and i have a puppy, all you have to do is when you're ready we're going to the pound and it's already taken care of... :
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as i patroled the neighborhood for the next several months i stopped by regularly to visit with him and just see how he was doing : )) ((christianne klein)) >> what officer kyle didn't know- ron's neighbors were on their own puppy mission.. (( "c'mon, that's a good boy.. yeah")) ((christianne klein)) >> bringing this little guy into ron's life.. an abandoned puppy he named bernie.. ((ron cole/vietnam veteran having bernie has just opened up my life and got me moving again and got me out of the apartment again and around people again )) (( officer kyle hershey/metro pd i've seen night and day changes from the first time i h wonderful to have a new friend and be a part of that )) ((christianne klein)) >> on thursday- ron and bernie met the rest of the team of dispatchers and officers who rescued him... and they had yet another surprise.. 500 dollars in gift cards and a full puppy kit to help bernie in his new home... (( we're happy that was the least we could do thank you thank you for your service clapping for him )) ((ron cole/vietnam
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grateful.. never... )) ((christianne klein)) >> a dark beginning that ultimately saved two lives... (( officer kyle hershey/metro pd someone was looking out for him that day- and i was placed in his path and it's an opportunity for me.. it's blessed me more than it's blessed him or anyone else.. because it's reminded me why i put this badge on everyday )) ((ron cole/vietnam veteran it's a blessing for me- it's a blessing for bernie yes it is )) ((christianne klein)) >> ron says bernie has completely che and he still talks with officer kyle several times a week... paul joncich that's all for us at 4. christianne klein
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new at 5... we've learned the man arrested this morning in connection to at least nine robberies across the valley... is the son of las vegas mayor pro tem steve ross. three robberies happened just this morning... shortly after... shane ross took off on foot to
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and rainbow. ((christianne klein)) police tracked him down... and surrounded the business him into custody. officers say he was not committing a crime there... just gambling at the bar. in a statement... steve ross said he is devestated to hear the news... and that shane has battled addiction problems for some time./// ((christianne klein)) good evening and thanks for joining us... i'm christianne klein. ((paul joncich)) >> i'm paul joncich. dave and denise have the night off. let's talk about the weather now. looking outside you mg start coming down. but if you ask tedd... he'll tell you not to expect anything significant.

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