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burglarized twice .. in one day.. "don't really have hardly anything and so to have what little you have taken, kind of sucks." we have your first look at the key piece of evidence that could crack the case. ---------- ((denise valdez)) >> plus.. a special multi-part i-team investigation. cyber security.. "we've lost millions of dollars here in the valley alone. over the past several years, the fbi has estimated over 2.3 billion in losses...." daily hack massive cyber attacks are not a future threat---they're already here. ------------ ((tedd)) and the rain is gone, but just how chilly will our mornings bring? your forecast just minutes away on the valley's news leader.
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-- and more than a dozen others injured -- after the school bus crashed into a tree. this happened in chattanooga.. ((dave courvoisier)) >> that driver... johnthony walker is facing several charges.. including vehicular homicide and reckless driving. the children on the bus - all from an elementary school. the oldest -- in fifth grade. the youngest -- in kindergarten. pictures from the scene show the bus wrapped around a tree... crushing it./// (( "certainly speed is being investigated very very strongly as a factor in this crash." "this has been a great tragedy for us. we have suffered a great loss today. everyone in our community, this has been one of the wor d we've had in hamilton county.")) ((dave courvoisier)) >> once again... we want to report that the bus driver has been arrested tonight./// ((denise valdez)) and it appears the shootings of 4 different police officers nationwide... are not connected. it's been labeled as bloody sunday. one officer -- shot and killed in texas. two more -- shot and wounded in missouri -- and another officer -- hospitalized after a shooting in florida. so far -- suspects have been
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the killer is still on the loose./// ((dave courvoisier)) a north las vegas man says his home was broken into ... not once but twice over the weekend. ((denise valdez)) >> the robbery was reported on north rainbow blvd. near cheyenne. but, it's what happened after we wrapped this story up ... that had everyone involved shocked and confused. shakala alvaranga is live at metro headquarters to explain. ((shakala alvaranga)) >> dave and denise, this area has seen its fair share of robberies lately. e story tonight -- believes he caught the suspect on a hidden camera. "i noticed at 3:45, someone had entered my bedroom, young black female came into the bedroom with a flashlight, went into a closet where there were two laptops out on the floor in there." ((shakala alvaranga)) this is the person daniel bain believes broke into his home. we blurred the footage out ... because of her age.
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sunday morning. but, he didn't find anything out of the ordinary. the second time though ... both of his laptops were taken. "do you feel safe here? yeah i still feel safe here...got a couple baseball bats if anybody really wants to come in late..." ((shakala alvaranga)) he and his son moved to vegas two months ago. "first few months here everything's great and then all of a sudden this, hopefully it's just something isolated by a local and it'll stop." ((shakala alvaranga)) but in a bizzarre turn of events, we met the girl, seen in the right outside as we were leaving... she just turned eleven. her mother claims her daughter was invited into the home... and she refuses to believe she stole anything. "we came here to vegas to start fresh from northern california, don't really have hardly anything and so to have what little you have taken, kind of sucks."
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to talk to police about their side of the story tomorrow. reporting live shakala alvaranga 8 news now. /// ((dave courvoisier)) a motorcyclist is fighting for his life after being involved in a street racing crash. it happened near sahara and lamb just after 12-30 this morning. metro police say a kawasaki motorcycle was street racing a white corvette. a toyota yaris pulling out from a driveway cut in front of the into the back of the car. police arrested the driver of the yaris after failing a field sobriety test. meanwhile, investigators say speed is also a factor in the crash./// ((denise valdez)) new numbers from the state of nevada.. show wages are now at an all time high. 874 dollars a week -- that's up 20 bucks from last year. wages have taken a steady rise of the last few years. and experts say the job market growth is a big reason for the increase in pay./// ((denise valdez)) >> so we hit the streets tonight..
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they notice more money in their wallet... the first question.. what do you think about the latest report? ((andrew slinger, valley resident 26:03--:10 "i think it's awesome because we've got little kids out here that need christmas, we've got families out here that are struggling and stuff like that and every little bit helps." )) ((denise valdez)) >> another thing we wanted to know about... is las vegas unique because of the job industry which is so big in our town... and that of course means.. tips.. (("crystal vonbrauer, valley resident 23:14--:24 "ours are always based on tips so we get paid minimum wage, for ours it's $7.25 an hour and the rest of it is just tips so not so much differen." ((denise valdez)) >> and finally.. we wanted to talk about the hot topic of pay and gender... and we got an interesting response.. ((cadasen heath, valley resident 20:13 "i think a lot of things are staying the same except other than cocktail girls, they make a lot of money in vegas so i guess that would be playing to the gender.")) ((denise valdez)) >> an interesting side note.. the people we talked to tonight.. all worked in the service industry... ((dave courvoisier))
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this week? here's tedd with your holiday-week forecast... ((tedd florendo)) ((( we had big storms that pushed through east clark county this morning but have not since dissipated. flooding was big in golden valley, arizona but now we're seeing much tranquil conditions. mostly clouds right now high humidity and dewpoints due to the rain that passed through this morning. winds breezy at s not 70's that's for sure. ................................ ... ............. let's take you through the evening and show you what to expect. temps cooling off bigtime as skies beging to clear tonight. temps in the mid 50's and sunny and chilly by tomorrow a.m. for your morning commute. we'll have your thanksgiving forecast coming up in a few minutes
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so dependent on interconnected machines and gadgets that every aspect of our lives is a potential target for cyber hackers, whether they work for governments, terror groups, crime syndicates or are lone-wolf trouble makers. ((denise valdez)) >> what if a cyber attack took down the electric grid? would your famy earlier this year president obama created a special commission to come up with ideas for how to make us all safer. ((dave courvoisier)) >> one of the commission members is a las vegan who spoke exclusively to the i-team's george knapp. (( ))
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a i day, las vegas businesses are hacked, ransoms are paid, personal data and identities are stolen and exploited. and in the big picture.... adam pranter fbi cyber crime task force: it's on a massive scale, globally massive scale, business email compromises are very--we've lost millions of dollars here in the valley alone. over the past several years, the fbi has estimated over 2.3 billion in losses.... ((george knapp)) in las vegas, the fbi says, organized crime rips off personal identities, commits digital frau threats....someo ne tried to hack the presidential election. the dnc was pierced. suspicions focused on russia. us cyber forces were prepared to unleash a massive counter attack...the first cyber world war.... heather murren/commission on cyber security: it's not clear at this point what constitutes an act of war in cyber space. ((george knapp)) las vegas philanthropist and former wall street analyst heather murren has spent the last 7 months studying cyber security. in april; she was appointed by president obama to his cyber
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commissioners heard troubling testimony about how vulnerable we are...our personal privacy, businesses, essential services. murren: well, certainly in critical infrastructure. our water, communications systems, our power. those are the things we need to insure are protected..... they are being tested all the time. that is absolutely a fact. ((george knapp)) the commission's time line of recent cyber attacks is hacked a dam that supplies water for new york....north koreans agents went after sony pictures and spilled insider secrets....in october, hackers took down an internet link that disabled pay pal and twitter, among other companies. john podesta's ufo emails spilled out onto wikileaks. hackers even broke into the national security agency and stole government hacking technology. murren and the other
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electronic grid could be at risk. george knapp: we'd be in a lot of trouble. people are not ready for it. murren: no, and back to the fact that we depend on so much now, on the electronic transmission of information to run everything, whether its our water systems. our power systems, or just our households themselves... ((george knapp)) murren's work for the commission focused on personal cyber security, an issue that will become more tenuous as the so-called internet of things expands so that almost everything in our lives is linked to the internet, and thus hackable...from our tv's and toasters to pacemakers or cars that could be commandeered by remote control. the risk is that no part or our lives would be impenetrable. george knapp: it's everything. murren: it touches everything. george knapp 8 news now. ((denise valdez)) the commission's policy recommendations will be delivered to president obama on december 2nd and will be made public after a review period. in the meantime, heather murren
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improve our own cyber security. we've posted that material on our website. tomorrow night, vanessa murphy reports on ransom demands that have been made on las vegas businesses including casinos./// ((dave courvoisier)) >> is e-gaming the next big thing in betting.. ((denise valdez)) >> it appears.. not everybody is aboard the bandwagon. ((we'd like to see some of the format before we start taking wagers on some of these events )) ((denise valdez)) >> but one major sportsbook is taking a gamble on the phenomenon... and you are going to hear why... next on 8 news now.. the valley
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there is a place, like no other. where a walk down main street, can fill you with wonder. and the smile of a mouse can spark joy. where magic is spread with every touch, and always leaves you wanting even more. so make the time... to take your time because one day just isn't enough.
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((dave courvoisier)) las vegas just made sports betting history... bringing the virtual arena to real word wagering. ((denise valdez)) >> reporter brittany edney has more on the first-ever wagers on e-sports and whether this could be the future of betting expansion. ((brittany edney)) a las vegas sports book is the first in the us to take
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putting more spotlight on competitive gaming and also sports betting. ((brittany edney)) like competitive gamers-- sports books are also looking to advance to the next level. ((michael grodsky, william hill race & sports book )) "the knowledge to know that you can come to las vegas, attend a tournament, or watch a tournament and then put down a stake on your favorite team or get into the action yourself is just fantastic." ((brittany edney)) and over the weekend, the william hill sports book at the downtown grand did just that. allowing bto time to make wagers on what team would beast the virtual battlefield at iem oakland's league of legends tournament. (( michael grodsky, william hill race & sports book "the actual winner was a team called unicorns of love and they actually paid 10 to 1 to anyone that bet on them before the tournament started." )) ((brittany edney)) the nevada gaming control board approved william hill's request to accept bets on the competition.
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superbook says its not yet ready to launch on e-sports. ((jay kornegay, westgate las vegas superbook )) "we'd like to see more transparency, more of the rules out there. we'd like to see some of the format before we start taking gers on some othese events."bri) but itsn't something they'relin stgate las vegas seook )) thinl unknown ftor right now's an opte proach at this point ." ))t st michael grodsky, william hill race & sports book "we were very happy tthe results of this weekend d now we're immediately oking now to t hule to e what we can request to add on for future menu ragering es" bttany edney)) burnett of eaming policy mmitt r weekend went littany edney, 8) and more problems f msung.new rt other galaxy s-7 devices have burst into flames -- similar to what happened with the note-7's. samsung is trying to reassure customers other devices in the same family are safe, despite customer complaints. in a statement, samsung said: "there have been no confirmed cases of internal battery failures with these devices, among the more than 10-million devices being used by consumers in the united states."/// ((dave courvoisier)) tomorrow is the big announcement concerning our new hockey team in the valley. the team logo and name will be revealed. and we asked on our facebook page...
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be.. tammy writes.. being las vegas was once the neon spot in the world, i say the neon knights would be historic. chris writes.. the las vegas construction cones. seriously, it''s the most prevalent thing in vegas this point. nam-low writes.. the silver state squadron! but we all know it's going to be the desert knights. and david writes... how about the liberace nights. (three, two, one... light the tree!. )) (tedd at the park)
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((( cold air has arrived behind a cold front that passed through last night. these are temps we haven't seen since february as we finally dropped below normal. temps today near 60 and unseasonably cooler than thei winds still remain breezy at times as well but will decrease even more tomorrow and into our weekend. we have plenty of sunshine as well but become milder by the weekend. ................................ ... ................................ .. neighborhood by neighborhood temps in the mid 60's and milder on the east side of town where we're lower in elevation and obviously cooler for the westside near the mountain where wind barreling through. regional temps also stayed chilly this morning and not too much of a warm up as well today as most of the state stayed below average. ................................ ... .................. satellite and radar composite shows clear skies after the clouds we had yesterday. we have cooler weather in the
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we're anticipating our first freeze of the season for some areas in souther nevada. freeze alerts have been issued but las vegas not under that freeze warming. we stay cold and but not under a freeze warning as we get temps we haven't seen since february 7th. ................................ ... ................. tonight expect a low near 40 and chilly as you'll need the jacket tomorrow a.m. winds become more light breezes tonight and less windy as earlier today. tomorrow expect a high in the mid 60's and milder and finally near average for a change. sunny skies continue as we wrap up the workweek. ................................ ... .................. extended forecast shows milder temi slight chance for showers on monday and we clear up again. we turn mild by the weekend and stay cool and more seasonably next week. overnight lows stay chilly in the 40's for much of next week.
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there will be over 25
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through las vegas this week. ((denise valdez)) >> certainly something to feast on this holiday week. chris. ((chris maathuis)) >> las vegas is the perfect fit for these holiday tourney's... coaches and players love it. more on the holiday hoops feast. plus... for the first time the nfl played a monday night e the eyes. i'll explain plus ready for the battle... rebels and reno battle for a cannon this weekend. more next here on channel 8. ((chris maathuis))
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there's so many.... they stretch through every season. the ncaa march tournaments give
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next month there's more with christmas tourney's. there's no doubt las vegas is truly the mecca of basketball. ((chris maathuis)) fans come from all over as las vegas has turned into a mecca for basketball tourney's. we already summer is busy and so is march and now holiday hoops are taking over. jon albaugh/main events: "vegas has become the basketball capital when you look at everything that is here from the summer to the events to the post season." ((chris maathuis)) from now till sunday 26 teams from around the country are three 8 team tourney's and a neutral site game are being played at 3 locations all day long. jason butikofer/southern utah ad: "the opportunity to play on this stage is great for our kids, just a lot of goodness that comes out of it." james whitford/ball state head coach: "we want to play in one of these kind of tourney's each year and if it's around thanksgiving holiday it always helps, but we like to play in the tourney's and if we can do it in a tourist
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that always helps." ((chris maathuis)) there's a reason why the nba, team usa, pac-12, mountain west, west coast and wac all hold court here, it's las vegas. jon albaugh/main events: "we've got a field next year that i think a lot of people will like with some west coast teams, so hopefully we'll announce it here in the next weeks." james whitford/ball state: "it's a great experience for our guys to stay at the mgm and we're in the midwest in indiana so it's been a great trip really well run and we like playing here." semi's... byu was playing st. louis over at the grand garden arena. cougars are very familiar with las vegas and fans excited about what's unfolding in provo. they've got a good young team... cougars led 40-33 at the half. second half they begin to lock down and fire away on the bilikins. cougars big fellas combine for 42 points... eric mika with 20 and 10 boards, while kyle davis scored 22. byu meets valparasio wednesday at 9 after tonight's 92-62 win.
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times this week... starting tomorrow against northern arizona. they've got tcu at the mack on friday and then either western kentucky or washington on saturday. ((chris maathuis)) the nfl sent two teams into mexico for a monday night game... that's a first on monday. so many questions about why are they playing games that matter in mexico. brock osweiler has got to be asking the same questions... why are we here and who is pointing that green laser in my face. two lt football.. carr with three t-d's and the raiders score late beating the texans 27-20. even though neither school is going bowling, there is a big game this weekend. unlv is hosting reno saturday at 1 p.m. big game with many heated moments. who can forget the fight, or when coach robinson has stuff thrown at him. it's a heated battle.... but the biggest thing of course is keeping the cannon red... tony sanchez won the cannon back
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((denise valdez)) our strange story for monday right after this./// ((denise valdez))
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((dave courvoisier)) and we take you to america's heartland.. for a thanksgiving trat is breathing a little easier tonight. gobbles was told... you won't be for dinner! he was given a pardon by the state of iowa. turkeys all across the country are given pardons for the holiday... while the others... well i think we know what happens to them..../// ((dave courvoisier)) that's all for us live at eleven. ((denise valdez)) >> the late show with stephen colbert is next. we'll see you back here tomorrow
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