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tv   Good Morning Reno 430am  ABC  February 19, 2016 4:30am-5:00am PST

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america."now good morning reno." good morning. it's friday, february 19th. i'm amanda sanchez nearly 6-thousand nv- energy customers were witout power in sparks are currently without power this morning. according to their website it's affecting the area of pyramid and disc drive. nv-energy says they're still working to figure out what's causing the outage. they're estimating power will be restored around 4:45 this morning. go to kolo tv dot com for any updates. lindsey matherly is off this morning. let's go to dick stoddard with a look at the forecast.
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upper level disturbance will bring an increased chance of north of interstate 80 this afternoon and evening. winds will also be breezy this higher passes could cause a few travel headaches early this evening. a ridge of high pressure will begin to develop over the weekend and become more pronounced early nevada governor brian
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the president's short list, as a u-s supreme court nominee. according to the washington post, since sandoval is a republican, he may be more acceptable to a republican run senate. he has federal court experience, and many politicians consider him a moderate. kolo 8 news now asked senator harry reid about the possible nomination. he only said would talk with the governor. when pressed for specifics, he wouldn't elaborate. " prof. fred lokken/tmcc political science: so obama would naturally talk to harry strong relationship, so certainly they would talk to harry reid. harry reid also has a strong relationship with governor sandoval, so this is a natural triangle of sorts, in the poitical the washington post says sandoval is one of candidates that quote -- "would make we contacted the are waitng for the governor to respond. would like the president to make a
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that was reid binion reporting. former president bill clinton will be in reno today to campaign for hillary. he'll be at the "hillary for nevada reno office" at 11:30 a-m to thank volunteers. he'll also talk about how each supporter is crucial in nevada. and bernie sanders will be at the nugget casino resort today. he'll be at the rose ballroom-- to talk about severl issues including immigration reform, and college affordability. doors open at 1 o'clock this afternoon. this rally is free and open to the public. admission is first come first served. senator ted cruz will make several stops in nevada leading up to the caucuses. he'll be at the boys and girls club of truckee meadows for a rally monday evening. doors open at seven o'clock. space is limited so r-s- v-p and arrive early. cruz will also have events in fernley, carson city, and minden. former florida governor jeb bush will hold d town hall event at huff-acre huffaker elementary school. doors open at 5 p-m. this event is also free but registration is encouraged.
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donald trump will be at the nugget casino resort next tuesday. he'll speak at the rose ballroom. doors open at 10 o'clock in the morning. this event is free but registration is encouraged. for more information about where these candidates will be, just go to kolo-tv-dot-com. former lobbyist and developer, harvey whittemore, is no longer behind bars. whittemore will now spend the rest of his sentence in a halfway house-- for making illegal campaign contributions. he was sentenced to two years in prison for making excessive campaign contributions to senator harry reid's 20-10 campaign. reno police arrested two men they say stole from several fitness centers in reno. 47-year-old james bzdziuch, and 25-year- see-l-streah arrested on several counts including another person's i-d. detectives say they received reports last month about items being stolen from lockers at different fitness
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victim testimonies and surveillance videos were used to help police identify the suspects. detectives are also looking for information about an unknown woman, who is possibly related to this case. anyone with information is asked to call the reno police department, or secret witness at 322-4900. in another incident, 31- year-old matthew williams and 28-year-old julie morris, were both arrested for burglary, use of another person's i-d, and several other charges. morris is no longer in custody. reno police say they were using personal information, which was taken during a vehicle burglary. police want to remind people to never leave their personal belongings unattended, or in plain view inside their vehicles. douglas county officials are asking for your help finding 69- year-old carolyn batchelor. she was last seen monday night, wearing a long black coat in zephyr cove -- in a honda
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plates h-p-2-2-9-5. she's 5-feet 7-inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds. if you know anything call the douglas county sheriff's office. february is heart health month -- thats why banner churchill community hospital in fallon hosted a "ladies night out" to get women thinking about their health. kolo 8 news nows chris buckley was there, and she has more on the hospital's new state of the art technology... that can help save lives. >
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community hospital was an opportunity to focus on heart health. "we have take away bags with tips on heart health and ways to get moving." and to highlight the hospitals new women's imaging suite... this is their new state of the art 3-d mammography machine. "it's the newest one in the state of nevada at the moment" it captures 3-c images in matter of seconds... with less of a radiation dose for patients. "meaning it looks completely through the breast tissue. one analogy would be you take a loaf of bread and slice it all up and you take each slice out and lay it out flat and the radiologist can see it rather than just looking at the outside of the loaf." the new technology can detect cancer earlier... and results in fewer false positives. "it'll eliminate people getting called back for overlapping tissue which is a big deal because every time someone petrified." the suite also includes a new dexascan machine... density to see if patients are at risk for the first of its kind in norhtern nevada... county. having these machines in churchill for residents here. "they no longer have to travel 75 miles to reno to get as good of an exam we have it right here." that was chris buckley reporting. the american cancer most women start getting yearly
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the democratic presidential candidates are making a final push here in nevada with just one day until the caucuses. as reid binion reports--
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and neck in the silver state. it's a high-stakes showdown on the las vegas strip ... hillary clinton and bernie sanders locked in a tight race heading into saturday's democratic caucus... both betting on their get out-the-vote operations to push them over the edge... arriving overnight, clinton wasted no time - hitting an essential stop on the campaign trail here: behind-the-scenes of a casino. hi everybody! hiiiiii! ... in search of hotel workers who vote. presidential candidate hope you'll come out and caucus - 11 o'clock saturday morning - i'll work hard for you as your president! the outcome here could hinge on the state's pivotal hispanic vote.... .... which is why the clinton campaign released this minute-
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10-year-old daughter of undocumented immigrants... "my parents, they have a letter of deportation. i'm scared they are going to be deported..." "i'm going to do everything you can so you don't have to be scared //butt// i'll do all the worrying, is that a deal? i'll do the worrying." the clinton campaign trying to show she's empathetic to families facing deportation, while highlighting her own immigration reform plan. before flying to las vegas today, sanders met in washington with african american leaders. he's hoping his economic message expands his appeal to black and latino voters - key to his success in the primary flight with clinton. presidential candidate i understand the african- american community has been harder hit than any other community in america. i understand that it is unacceptable that 35% of black children in america are living in poverty. tonight... what's clear is that what the clinton campaign once believed was an easy win in the silver state... is now an even money bet... and instead of cashing in their chips... both candidates are now all- in in nevada. a weak, fast moving upper level disturbance
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rain and snow to areas north of interstate 80 this afternoon and evening. winds will also be breezy this afternoon. snow at the higher passes could cause a few travel headaches early this evening. a ridge of high pressure will begin to develop over the weekend and become more pronounced early next week.
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only modest changes were made to the previous forecast mainly concerning winds this afternoon. a shortwave will tighten the pressure gradient across northwestern nevada and northeastern california. as a result, winds will increase this afternoon becoming breezy with gusts up to 45 mph.
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gusts up to 55 mph north a susanville to gerlach line to the are you getting enough sleep. if not, you're not alone. doctor timothy johnson has more on a new study. a good night's sleep? so important for your health, yet so hard for some of us to achieve. now, a new c-d-c report shows that one in three americans falls short
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the findings may be a wake-up call for some. insufficient sleep means more than just being tired the next day. over the long term, it can put you at risk for serious health problems, like obesity, heart disease, and high blood pressure. the researchers also providing state-by-state statistics on healthy
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a lot at stake in the division one girls semifinals last night... a win sends you to the northern title game, but also clinches a spot in the state tournament. the defending champs, bishop manogue... taking on douglas in the semis,... miners go to l-t nixon -- nice little jump hook -- manogue up early... then it's malia holt driving the lane -- and
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she had a game-high 24 points... but douglas hung tough in the 1st half... janae blue horse with the lefty layup in transition... later -- maddy lowe -- to hailey hughes -- tigers only down 6 at the half... manogue would pour it on in the 2nd half... katie turner -- she scored 17... miners win 75-32 a battle of ranked
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semifinal.. number two reno against 5th ranked damonte ranch... this one was all reno... daranda hinkey -- lethal from 3-point range... she scored 14 poins... then it's mia wilmot with the nice feed to kaitlynn biassou... huskies up 39 at the half... more reno in the second half... wilmot shooting it this time...she knocks it
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damonte trying ot get something going... this will help!.. alexus hunter hoop and the foul... but too much reno -- sophia monroe -- nice touch... huskies roll into the finals, 68-27 the rest of the games yesterday were quarterfinals... in division 1-a and division four
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boys... fernley against rival fallon... dillan rasmussen gets
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v a weak, fast moving upper level disturbance will bring an increased chance of rain and snow to areas north of interstate 80 this afternoon and evening. winds will also be breezy this afternoon. snow at the higher passes could cause a few travel headaches early this america's national parks are becoming very popular vacation destinations. more people visited national parks last year than ever before. parks across the country hosted a record breaking 307- million visits. the most popular spot was the great smoky mountains, with more than 10-million visits. the sparks fire department is working to keep seniors in our community safe. we'll have more on a new program the department is launching
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now good morning reno." "the eyes of america will be on nevada" we're just hours away from the start of the nevada caucuses. democrats and republicans are making their way to the silver state as they step up their ground game. plus... pushing for the rural vote. why smaller towns in nevada play a big role in the caucuses. thanks for joining us on good morning reno. i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. power has been restored to people in sparks. according to n-v energy....nearly 6- thousand people were without power overnight in the area of pyramid and disc drive. it was apparently caused by a failed cable... which has since been replaced. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at


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