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fire can travel over a mile. you can't control where it will land. only what happens before it does. visit fireadapted.org to learn how to protect your community from wildfires. now good morning reno." the snow is coming down this morning. and it's already causing trouble for drivers heading over the pass. we've got a live report ahead. and a deadly shooting at a reno trailer park forces people out of their homes for hours. what we know so far about the incident. and countdown to the caucuses.
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hillary clinton and bernie sanders-- in a dead heat. so who will come out on top? thanks for joining us on good morning reno. i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. the snow moved in fast some problems for people heading over the mountains. kolo 8 news now's rebecca kitchen is live at gold ranch with more on the traffic nightmare. officials with caltrans say interstate 80 at stateline is closed due to severe weather. all vehicles are being turned around at the gold ranch casino exit on i-80. they say semi trucks and four wheel drive vehicles are getting stuck in the snow, causing multiple clusters of cars to block sections of the interstate. it's not clear when i-80 will be back open. stay with kolo 8 news now
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intense storm system will bring wind, rain, and snow to the area through thursday. wind will be gusty, especially east of the sierra crest through the evening hours. rain will develop in the sierra and change over to snow below 7000' after sunset, and around the tahoe basin levels will drop to valley floors before sunrise, bringing the possibility of a few slushy inches for the morning commute. snow levels will rise on thursday and showers will diminish by evening. dry, mild weather will return friday through early next week. officials with caltrans say interstate 80 at stateline is closed due to severe weather. all vehicles are being turned around at the gold ranch casino exit on i-80. let's go to dick
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accumulating snow is now likely on the valley floor with the intense precip along and just behind the front. due to the intensity, it will initially stick to the roads then become slush with better accumulation above 5000 feet. roads will be slick. up to 2 inches are now expected on the valley floors with carson/minden being closer to 2 inches while reno/sparks more likely accumulates to around an inch. above 5000 feet, 2-4 inches precip band will move through by 4 am with showers after. at this point, with it just periodic showers and warm ground temps, a reno trailer park is shooting last night.
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o'clock at the ponderosa trailer park on kietzke near snowbird lane. policeeay people heard several gunshots. a man was later found in the parking lot. first responders tried to revive him but he died on scene. members of the gang unit responded...but it's too early to tell if this is gang related. police are not naming any possible suspects at this time. sad news from south lake tahoe. a wisconsin woman died while skiing at heavenly resort. according to the nevada appeal... 77 year old kathryn strangman hit a tree on tuesday. emergency crews weren't able to save her. her death is under investigation and an autopsy has been scheduled. we're getting a look at new images of a woman who's body was found in a shallow grave on lone mountain and roop street in carson city last march. the carson city sheriff's office still doesn't know the woman's name. they developed these renderings to show what she may have looked like. they believe she had reddish or blond hair, and was between 4-
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she's believed to be between the ages of 42 and 71. detectives believe she may have been buried anywhere between one month and a year. if you recognize this woman ... you're urged to call the carson city sheriff's office. some new developments in a murder case in south lake tahoe. police have arrested two men in connection with a deadly shooting at the beverly lodge last month. 18-year-old tristan batten and 20-year-old harvest davidson are charged with one count of murder in the death of dennis wright. police say more arrests are expected and that the remaining suspects are considered armed and dangerous. ### a new tral is underway for the nevada man accused of killing his girlfriend's 2-year old son nearly 6 years ago. cody wallace appeared in a lyon county courtroom yesterday. it was november 23rd, 2010-- when wallace called 9-1-1 saying thomas o'connell the fourth had stopped breathing. the boy later died of blunt force trauma. but according to court documents-- wallace
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hurting the child. several mistakes made in the courtroom--- including the late disclosure of material to the jury-- led to several delays. in new testimony from a witness...she describes her conversation with wallace about the child's injuries. "he said basically, he wasn't breathing. i said, 'what happened?' he said, 'either the paramedics are here or they are on their way i don't recall' i remember dropping the phone." the trial is expected to take several weeks. ### with just two days until the nevada caucuses-- democrats are making a final push in the silver state. new polls indicate a very tight race with hillary clinton and bernie sanders in a dead heat. reid binion shows us how the candidates are getting some last minute support. in a state known for making the odds, the
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democratic caucuses are too close to call... bernie sanders is hoping to build momentum following his win in last week's new hampshire presidential candidate tells me we have the momentum here in this state." but hillary clinton says her for a silver state win. presidential candidate "we're going to go out and convince people to caucus on saturday, then we are going on to south carolina." a new cnn/orc suggests that sanders and clinton are in a dead heat. ....with 48% of likely caucus-goers saying they support clinton, and 47% backing sanders. clinton has an edge on a range of top issues, but the poll results suggest that divided opinions on the economy are responsible for the tight race. another factor - race itself: ... as the nominating
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states like iowa and new hampshire... to states with more diverse electorates. sanders is getting support from the daughter of eric garner, who was killed in a confrontation with new york police in 20-14. "i think we need to believe in a leader like bernie sanders." presidential candidate "the african american community knows that on any given day some innocent person like sandra bland can get into a car and then three days later she can end up dead and in jail." while sanders invoked sandra bland... clinton got the backing of bland's own mother: "i have been blessed to be able to introduce this fantastic lady right here to my right." i'm reid binion, reporting hillary clinton is getting support from some big names today. former nevada attorney general and democratic candidate for the u.s. senate --catherine cortez masto-- will visit with volunteers at the hillary for nevada carson city office. she then heads to reno where she'll join actress jamie lee curtis at a volunteer canvass kick off event. u.s. senator harry reid is urging nevadans to participate in the upcoming caucuses. 9 years ago... he convinced the democratic party to change nevada's caucus to third in line. its lasting success will be one of the senator's legacies to the silver state. reid says he plans on
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participating in the caucuses and is encouraging nevadans to get involved. "you don't have to give speeches, you just go there, and they say, who are you for, who are you for, and you go over there, you go there, you don't have to say a word. you can do whatever you want to do there. people should do it. it is easy." the senator hasn't endorsed either clinton or sanders and says he won't until after the caucuses are over in the silver state. endorsed either clinton or sanders and says he won't until after the caucuses are over in the silver state. if you are participating in either the democratic or repubilican caucuses, your site may not be the same as where you vote. for more information, go to kolo tv dot com and click on hot topics. the battle for voters in nevada is intensifying. and of course every vote counts. latino voter registration drives are expected to fill the polls with record numbers. 62-point-6-percent of latinos are projected to be registered voters in nevada this year. that's according to a study by c-n-n and the city university of new york. latinos are expected to make-up nearly 20-
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"nevada is a key state here in the u.s. because it's a swing state. it's not red, and it's not blue. it's purple. if you can get the latino vote here in nevada, you can get the latino vote in the entire united states." both the democrats and the g-o-p are trying to influence this growing and important group of voters. but latino voters in nevada say what will really matter to them on election day is who will offer the best policy on immigration. with the snow and cold temps this morning you may be slipping on the snow boots.... but beware... those snow boots may be causing problems for your feet. plus... "this is where you bring your garbage? c'mon!" a major dumping dilemma
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and people living there aren't happy about it. coming up, lindsey matherly will have your complete forecast. that's next on kolo 8 news now. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast"
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accumulating snow is now likely on the valley floor with the intense precip along and just behind
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intensity, it will initially stick to the roads then become slush with better accumulation above 5000 feet. roads will be slick. up to 2 inches are now expected on the valley floors with carson/minden being closer to 2 inches while reno/sparks more likely accumulates to around an inch. above 5000 feet, 2-4 inches are likely. the main
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through by 4 am with showers after. at this periodic showers and warm ground temps, expect much of the snow on roads to melt after the snow ends. therefore decided to hold off on issuing an advisory for the sierra front as the warm road temps will likely result in more wet pavement than slushy
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localized issues above 5000 feet however, especially around people living in one north valleys neighborhood are dealing with a major trash roblem and they're getting fed up. as kolo 8 news now's ed pearce explains... it's a plaguing the area for several years. 00-:07 :07-:12 :12-1:07 after 25 years of cleaning up after others, neal cobb has seen all sorts of trash left in the hills above his golden valley cobb: "pipe organs, pinball machines, all kinds of cars, every appliance you could think of." all. what's left of a large--perhaps 20 foot--camper body, smashed, it's appliances scattered about, targets now for
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shotguns. its insulation and other pieces have now been blown over several acres. elsewhere out here you'll find mattresses, furniture, all sorts of trash, illegally dumped. neal cobb and some of his neighbors have, over the years, reported many examples, even on one occasion made a citizens arrest. still, it continues. cobb: "i've really hit a point of burnout and i shouldn't even be talking about it now i find my self getting more irritated by the second. "this is such a beautiful state and what a wonderful back yard for all of us to have. this is where you bring your garbage? c'mon!" in the hills above golden valley, ed pearce kolo 8 news now interest rates appear to be holding still for a while... and even less legroom...maybe coming soon to an airplane near you...
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good morning. topping "america's money" -- the outlook on interest rates. >> it's good news for anyone with a credit card or auto loan. the federal reserve appears unlikely to raise rates at its meeting next month. >> the fed seems concerned about the wild swings in the stock market and china's troubles could mean for the u.s. economy. take a look at this. a diagram of airbus' new idea of underseat storage. >> it looks like it could severely cut down on leg room on the passenger behind you. and pay for baby-sitters is going up. >> the national average for watching one child is now $15.71 an hour, that's up 5% from last year. for two, it's $18 an hour. and nearly 20% of sitters get tips on top of their regular pay. >> they deserve it. it's not easy work. >> no. and that's "america's money."
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so much more to memory support than the stigmas you hearabout. that these residents still have lives and their lives still matter and that they are still living their lives. that they're not locked away and that they still have a lot to live for, you know, that they have people that care about them and they have people that love them and i love them, so their lives still matter. that is what i do this for.
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going on this weekend. but if you're looking for something else to do...we have some ideas. kolo 8 news now's rebecca kitchen has your 8 things to do. local muralist joe c rock brings street art to the gallery... best known for creating several large scale murals around town.. you can check out his exhibition ...the street iz watching... and meet him tonight at the sierra art foundation. ladies... a couple events are tailored just for you... the annual diva's day out is back... check out beauty.. health.. home decor and more at the grand sierra resort saturday. brides to be can check out the best of the carson valley area during the fall in love festival bridal show... that's sunday at the genoa lakes golf club. check out the best of the riverwalk district during the wine walk saturday afternoon. this month's walk is raising money for the truckee meadows park foundation... a kolo care piller partner. or if beer is more your style... under the rose brewing company is inviting you to freeze your pints off. the outdoor winter beer
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at the brewery. gentleman... take some time for yourselves at the biggest littel smoke. the cigar and scotch event is going on saturday at the grand sierra sports bar eagles and agriculture is your chanceto watch birds of prey like bald and golden eagles... falcons.. owls and more.. that runs today through sunday throughout the carson valley area. and finally... comedian jim jefferies will be at the silver legacy saturday night
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accumulating snow is now likely on the valley floor with the intense precip along and just behind the front. due to the intensity, it will initially stick to the roads then become slush with better accumulation above 5000 feet. roads will be slick. up to 2 inches are now expected on the valley floors with carson/minden being closer to 2 inches while reno/sparks more likely accumulates to around an inch. above 5000 feet, 2-4 inches are likely. the main precip band will move through by 4 am with showers after. at this point, with it just periodic showers and warm ground temps,
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when the temperatures drop, many of us reach for our warm fuzzy winter boots. and while they may be comfortable... they could be a breeding ground for bacteria. dr. joy rowland/cleveland clinic "when patients come in with seasonal boots on that especially are fur-lined and/or fake fur-lined, often times we see a lot of athlete's foot infections surprisingly, because patient's feet tend to sweat in those boots." doctor joy rowland with the cleveland clinic says it's surprising because we often don't think of having athlete's foot in the middle of winter. fungus likes to grow in dark, wet environments, which makes the inside of your boots a prime bacteria-breeding ground. doctor rowland says the key to staying foot-fungus-free is to keep your feet cool and
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frequently. she also advises not to wear the same boots every single day. the g-o-p presidential hopefuls took major jabs at each other at town halls in south carolina. and donald trump steps up his fight with ted cruz. the latest on the race for the white house. the winter storm has the roads slick. we'll have more on what you can expect for your morning commute. for news while you're on the move, listen to our news partner news-talk 780 koh "you're watching kolo 8 news
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