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boulevard. police say 2 men armed with a gun robbed the store then took off. we're told a reno police officer was nearby and saw the men running from the store and they were later arrested. turning now to the weather. it's a first alert day with more snow expected to hit our area. here's a live look from i-80 near truckee. a more active storm pattern will set up across the region this week with periods of impact to travel, especially across the sierra. at this time, the greatest impacts will be today and wednesday as a couple of stronger storms bring more widespread and moderate snowfall potential. not many changes made to the forecast this morning as a couple of
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the sierra and western nevada. the first is already impacting northeast california and the sierra and will were injured in a crash along pyramid highway yesterday afternoon. it happened around 4 o'clock in the northbound lanes just north of queen way. the crash backed up traffic for about 3- hours. no word yet on the extent of injuries or what triggered the crash. turning now to a developing story. the 16 year old shot in the head at pat baker park last week died over the weekend. now the 15 year old accused of pulling the trigger is charged with murder. and in order to try him as an adult, the district attorney's office will have to tred new legal ground. kolo 8 news now's ed pearce explains. 00-:25 :25-:36 :36-1:23 last tuesday a fight at pat baker park in northeast reno ends in gunfire. shots fired into a car strike a 16 year old in the head. saturday he died of those wounds and a 15 year old arrested days earlier
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open murder. before october of 2014, he would have been automatically tried as an adult, but the 2013 legislature made a change and in cases like this it requires an additional process. hicks: " if a juvenile is between 13 and 15 and 364 days we now have to do a hearing where the burden of proof is on the state to convince the court that he should be tried as an adult." it's not a change he would have advocated had he been in office during that session. hicks: "anytime we have to add another layer of putting on witnesses it makes it more difficult. it's more difficult on the victims. it's more difficult on the witnesses and it slows down the process." hicks says his office will move forward. the motion followed by a hearing with evidence and witnesses much like a preliminary hearing will take an additional 60 to 90 days. he says bringing serious charges against juveniles involves
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commit. hicks: "yes kids are children, but that doesn't mean they're not capable of committing serious crimes and they need to be dealt with swiftly and harshly in certain situations." ed pearce kolo 8 news now. this case is the first to involve this new procedure. the legislature made one other change, which applies to this case. if convicted-- the d-a says the 15-year-old won't face life in prison, or even the minimum penalty for an adult. the most he would face is a 15-year-sentence. ### in cold springs... a firefighter was in the right place at the right time. truckee meadows battalion chief jay swee- ack cwiak spotted smoke coming from the back yard of a home. turns out it was coming from a camper shell that was taken off a truck. fire crews were on the way before the homeowners even knew what was going on. if they hadnt noticed the fire or the smoke within the area and hadn't responded the fire, if the residents hadn't noticed it, it could have spread to surrounding structures and surrounding property and thus had made the situation worse but because of the quick arrival of our engine company we were able to knock down the fire very
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structures, no displacement of any families or anything like that. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. recycling in sparks is about to get a lot easier. that's because people are starting to get new single-stream recycling carts to replace the color-coded crates. the single stream recycling is part of a new agreement between the city and waste management. waste management has already started delivering hte new curb-side carts which allow customers to put all acceptable recyclable materials into one bin. the change will be complete by the end of this month with waste management expecting to deliver more than 28-thousand new recycling carts. reno is already using the single stream recycling. faraday future is already making waves in las vegas. the electric car company unveiled it's new electric concept car ahead of the consumer electronics show. and some say it's a mix between a corvette and the bat mobile.
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frame that faraday promises can expand and contract to allow more batteries. you can add engines for more power and drive time. it can also drive itself. the chinese-backed company won more than 300-million in tax breaks and industrial improvements during a special legislative session last month. faraday plans to break ground on it's north las vegas plant in just a few weeks. tougher gun laws could be on the way... president obama is expected to address the nation about his gun plan today... and a car salesman takes a couple guys on a test drive... and ends up kidnapped and in the trunk. the wild story out of texas... 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
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people in southern california are preparing for all of this wet weather. many homeowners have been stacking sandbags to prepare for the threat of flooding or mudslides. some of the most dangerous areas are where wildfires swept through stripping vegetation from the hillsides. a more active storm pattern will set up across the region this week with periods of impact to travel, especially across the sierra. at this time, the greatest impacts will be today and wednesday as a couple of stronger storms bring more widespread and moderate
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not many changes made to the forecast this morning as a couple of winter storms move into the sierra and western nevada. the first is already impacting northeast california and the sierra and will continue to move into the region through today, while the second system will push in wednesday. both systems will bring snow to the sierra and northeastern ca with travel impacts anticipated, so be prepared for winter driving conditions. travel impacts for far western nevada are more uncertain as snow levels will be hovering near the 4500 foot mark. be prepared for a potentially slow, slick commute today and for wednesday. snow has already begun to move into northeast california with snow
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vicinity of highway 44 near bogard rest area just west of susanville. snow coverage is expected to become widespread in the sierra and northeastern california through the morning hours with impacts for the morning commute. leave plenty of time to reach your destination this morning as sierra passes will be impacted by snowfall. the snow level forecast for western nevada remains tricky this morning with the potential for a few inches to fall if snow levels remain low, or today president obama will address the nation with his plan to take executive action on gun so-called gun-show loophole, pledging that anyone trying to buy a gun on the internet or at a gun show will have
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background check. abc's lana zak has reaction this morning. membership with the national rifle association, get into the gun show for free." sales at gun shows and firearms stores have been especially busy.... james hillin, owner, full armor firearms "any time that the president gets up there and starts talking about gun control, people will actually go and get guns // restrictions was a motivating factor for this buyer-- "because of all the gun laws all these strict rules that are coming out. every day, every month there's a shooting and people want to be protected. " today, president obama will announce new actions that are exepected to focus on mental health issues, update the background check system and close the so-called gun show loophole that allows some people to buy guns without background checks. potus these are not only recommendations that are well within my legal authority and the
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also ones that the overwhelming majority of the american people, including gun owners, support and believe in. this gun owner says she doesn't like excutive action, but thinks legal gun owners, don't mind background checks. anyone who carries a gun, has a carry permit, like i do, is gonna not mind having some kind of verification. tag: the president and his critics agree--requiring background checks at gun shows and online wouldn't have affected many of the recent mass shootings, but advocates say it could make it harder--for some people who shouldn't have guns to get them... lana zak, abc news, washington. verbatim: it seems like there are cameras everywhere... a confrontation was caught on camera at starbucks of a woman accusing the store of stealing her credit card information. and a mother in new mexico-- carjacked-- with her 3 year old daughter still inside. see the moments she
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and here's a look at today's pump patrol. according to gasbuddy.com you will pay .....2.43 at circle m minit mart, quik stop, and smith's. we have a link to the cheapest prices in your neighborhood on our kolo 8 app or at kolotv.com. remember...
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kolo 8 news now has a new look online. if you head to kolo-tv- dot-com, you may notice our website looks a little different. we've streamlined it so it doesn't take as long to load. if you watch the livestream, you won't see it automatically on our homepage. just click the link at the upper right of the page to view live broadcasts. some tense moments for a car salesman in texas-- after he was kidnapped at gunpoint during a test drive. police say two men showed up to the dealership wanting to test drive a dodge challenger. once they were out on the road, they stopped the car, pulled out a gun and shoved the trunk. when the car stopped... police say the salesman made his move. lt. larry crowson "he was able to open the trunk using the emergency latch. the two suspects got out, tried to put him in the trunk, he didn't feel like he wanted to go back in the trunk, got in a fight with them, was able to get the pistol away from one of the suspects and shoot one of the suspects." the suspects took off and left the salesman
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police were able to use the salesman's cellphone --which he'd left inside the car--to track the stolen car. the men ended up crashing the car-- then ran off. police are still looking for them. in new mexico... a 3 year old girl is home safe after police say a man stole a car with her in the backseat. take a look at the moment a police officer finds the little girl left behind in a parking lot. "hi sweetheart, you okay? i know, i know, come here." police are still trying to track down the man who stole the car with little caraline buckled up inside. her mom was refilling water jugs outside a grocery store when the criminal jumped in and drove off. the good news-- the little girl is said to be doing just fine. theres a lot of new movies we can expect to hit the silver screen in the new year.... you won't believe what movies top the list of the most anticipated
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and we all know adele's newest album was a hit with fans on social media but was the album a hit in sales? billboard's most recent numbers. for news while you're on the
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the mountains. a more active storm pattern will set up across the region this week with periods of impact
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across the sierra. at this time, the greatest impacts will be today and wednesday as a couple of stronger storms bring more widespread and moderate snowfall potential. not many changes made to the forecast this morning as a couple of winter storms move into the sierra and western nevada. the first is already impacting northeast california and the sierra and will continue to move into the region through today, while the second system will push in wednesday. both systems will bring snow to the sierra and northeastern ca with travel impacts anticipated, so be prepared for winter driving conditions. travel impacts for far western nevada are more uncertain as snow levels will be hovering near the 4500 foot mark. be prepared for a potentially slow, slick commute today and for wednesday. trending this morning... the most anticipated movies of 2016? well according to
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fandango... it is the next star wars movie. rogue one: a star wars story... is not part of the new trilogy... it's actually a prequel.. due out in december. the finding nemo sequel finding dory... starring ellen degeneres... is the 2nd most anticipated film. in third is batman vs. superman: dawn of justice... which hits theaters in march. the numbers are in... and adele's album "25" is the biggest seller of 2015. according to billboard... "25"... closed out the year with nearly seven-and-a-half million copies sold... and it reached that total in just six weeks. the british singer starts her world tour in february. the north american leg begins in july. actress ann hathaway has confirmed that she is pregnant ... and she used social media to do it. rumors have swirled that the oscar-winner might be expecting a child. hathaway posted a picture of herself in a
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obvious baby bump. the image has racked up more than 270-thousand likes and thousands of
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thanks for joining us here on good morning reno... i'm dave lawrence. it's time ... amanda is off, lindsey
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here's a live look from the mountains. a more active storm pattern will set up across the region this week with periods of impact to travel, especially across the sierra. at this time, the greatest impacts will be today and wednesday as a couple of stronger storms bring more widespread and moderate snowfall potential. not many changes made to the forecast this morning as a couple of winter storms move into the sierra and western nevada. the first is already impacting northeast california and the sierra and will continue to move into the region through today, while the second system will push in
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systems will bring snow to the sierra and northeastern ca with travel impacts anticipated, so be prepared for winter driving conditions. travel impacts for far western nevada are more uncertain as snow how's traffic looking so far? traffic running smoothly. no major delays on reno area highways. no major delays on highways in northern california. back to you in the studio. thanks very much mike. this storm is expected to give another boost to our snow pack which is already above normal for the year. kolo 8 news now's rebecca kitchen is live from mt. rose with reaction from hydrologists. good morning dave... this is good news after years of drought and poor winters... but it also comes with cautious optimism.... ... yesterday was the first measurment of our snowpack this year and they found just under
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that's how much water we would have if all the snow right now melted. that puts us 110 percent above normal for this date.. jeff anderson a hydrologist with the naturla resources conservation service said last year at the same time we were just 60 percent of normal. anderson says he's happy with these numbers.. but says what we have now is just not enough to get us out of the drought. "we are not quite half off the way to that normal peak amount, but that is what we are shooting for. hopefully way more snow than that and we will be way more that 100-percent of normal at the end of ski season. that is what we are going to need is a few of those kind of years to get us back on top. to get out of the prolonged drought conditions." this of course could all
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when water managers will come back out here and measure the snow pack to get a sense of just how much water we will have come summertime. this is where the cautious optomism comes in.... in 2013... we were actually 140% above normal when they did their first survey of didn't have any more now and by the end of 50%.. and that really pushed us into this drought. but we already have our first storm of the year on it's way as for now... i will give a brief updte on the snow conditions at the time and what the roads are looking like over the passes. anim senator harry reid ... along with representatives from several local agencies ... plan to address the truckee river operating agreement later this morning. the agreement was
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after more than two decades of negotiation. it focuses on stabilizing water to protect endangered fish ... enhancing stream flows ... improving water quality ... and ensuring drought protection for the truckee meadows. today senator reid will hold a press conference at 10 a-m at the siena hotel where he plans to discuss how the agreement is benefitting the region. in national news... the mother of the so- called "affluenza teen" -- is set to appear in court in los angeles today -- where authorities will determine whether to extradite her back to texas. she and her son-- ethan couch-- were detained in puerto vallarta, mexico last week. they fled the u-s after video appeared online that appeared to show her son violating the terms of his probation for a 2013 drunk driving accident that killed four people. missing country singer craig strickland has been found dead near a lake in oklahoma. the 29-year old and a friend went missing while duck hunting during a fierce winter storm. strickland's friend was found dead last monday at the lake. strickland was the lead singer for the country
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now to the campaign trail. republican presidential candidate donald trump is taking heat over his first political ad -- talking about a wall with mexico -- but instead showing video of morocco. trump saying he meant to do that. abc's tom llamas reports. script: nats-ad "i'm donald trump and i approve this message" tonight donald trump out with his first tv ad and that striking image of people scrambling like ants across a mountainous border: nats-trump ad " he'll stop illegal immigration by building a wall on our southern border that mexico will pay for." it turns out, that video is not from our border with mexico at all -it's from 5,000 miles away in morocco. tonight the trump campaign telling abc news they used morocco images on purpose quote "to
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of an open border and the very real threat americans face." but watchdog website politifact?which first reported the story?gives the ad a "pants-on-fire" rating on its truth scale. it was trump's immigration crackdown that first rocketed him into the lead. trump immigration montage nats now his new ad highlights the latest trump promise in the headlines. sot ad: "he's calling for a temporary shutdown of muslims entering the us. " trump sticking to the hardline that took him to the top and kept him there. llamas ll tag: but trump's critics say the morocco video in his ad highlights how he fast and loose with the facts and more importantly they point to more recent studies that show more mexicans leaving the us than coming in. dog owners, we have a consumer alert to warn you about this morning. big dog natural food company is recalling two different flavors of it's dog food because of potential contamination. the company is recalling dog food in the chicken supreme flavor for being potentially contaminated with
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being potentially contaminated with listeria. both are bacteria that cause foodborne illnesses. for more information about this recall go to kolo tv dot com and click on hot topics. turning now to a showdown at starbucks -- where an angry mother pulled up to the drive-thru window -- accusing the young cashier of stealing her credit card information. here's abc's clayton sandell with the heated confrontation on camera. script: juana martinez says one quick trip for coffee? cost her two-hundred- twelve dollars. nats - youtube video / martinez in drive thru: how are you doing? at a california starbucks drive through last week? martinez claims this cashier stole her credit card number? and went on a shopping spree. the next day? martinez confronts her. sot - martinez: you know what you did right? //edit// cashier: i'm sorry that i took money from you and your kids. police say they are now investigating. experts say credit card numbers can be stolen by thieves simply writing them down? or using high-
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this fast food employee was caught using. that data can be used to make forged cards. sot - austin berglas "it's very very difficult to prevent someone from having one of these magnetic stripe readers which are very small and very portable. " experts say you can help protect your money by frequently checking your bank statements? don't let anybody see your pin number? and if an atm or card reader looks tampered with? don't use it. nats - you tube video / martinez: how would you even make a copy of my card? or new interview sot tonight? the coffee company calls the situation "completely unacceptable" and says the employee "no longer works for starbucks." cs abc news denver. it seems like there are cameras everywhere... plus ... we'll show you how a local girl with asperger syndrome is using her special talent to help kids struggling with autism. "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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hi i'm sarah johns. noah and i'm noah bond. a new agreement could have a big impact on everyone who depends on the truckee river for water. sarah we'll take a closer look at how you may be
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a more active storm pattern will set up across the region this week with periods of impact to travel, especially across the sierra. at this time, the greatest impacts will be today and wednesday as a couple of stronger storms bring more widespread and moderate snowfall potential. not many changes made to the forecast this morning as a couple of winter storms move into the sierra and western nevada. the first is already impacting northeast california and the sierra and will continue to move into the region through
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system will push in wednesday. both systems will bring snow to the sierra and northeastern ca with travel impacts anticipated, so be prepared for winter driving conditions. travel impacts for far western nevada are more uncertain as snow levels will be hovering near the 4500 foot mark. be prepared for a potentially slow, slick commute today and for wednesday. snow has already begun to move into northeast california with snow vicinity of highway 44 near bogard rest area snow coverage is expected to become widespread in the sierra and northeastern california through the morning hours with impacts for the morning commute. leave plenty of time to reach your
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as sierra passes will be impacted by snowfall. the snow level forecast for western nevada remains tricky potential for a few inches to fall if snow levels remain low, or practically no snow accumulation on lowest valley floors if the snow levels spike up forecaster confidence is medium for snow to accumulate at the 5000 foot mark and above for western nevada, with snow expected in the foothills, virginia city highlands, and the southern end of the carson valley.
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city highlands, and the southern end of the carson valley. a 14-year-old girl from reno is not letting her disability stop her from pursuing her dreams. and as kolo 8 news now's matt vaughan shows us ... she's using her special talents to give back to other kids like her. some of you might remember falynne lewing. i spoke with her last year before her michael jackson tribute show ... and this weekend she will be hitting the stage once again to help kids from all over the silver state that struggle with disorders on the autism spectrum. ... falynne lewing has loved michael jackson ever since she was a little girl. which eventually led to her trying to mimic the
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annual tribute show to raise money for the autism coalition of northern nevada. "i know a lot of people with autism and things related to that. so, it's really close to my heart. i really want to give back to those wonderful people." this year ... she's hoping to make the show bigger and better. "definitely more dancers, we've got some b-boys now, some aerialists. a lot more new songs, but definitely expect smooth criminal and all the hits to be in there still." falynne says she spends about 3 hours a day practicing ... and dedicates even more time to planning out the show. "a lot of work for sure. been in my garage for months trying to plan this stuff, recording for the dancers, lots of tutorials." this year ... she'll be performing in the eldorado showroom ... which holds special significance for falynne. "a few years ago, back in 2012,
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show. it was a tribute called "man in the mirror", and that really got me started on what i do now. so, it's really an honor to be back here and perform on the same stage." falynne's show is packed with lots of high energy dancing ... singing ... and an entire cast of special guest performers. and what's probably most impressive is that falynne self-taught. the 14-year-old says that having asperger syndrome has not discouraged her from doing what she loves ... and she encourages other kids with disabilities to do the same. "if you can dream it, you can do it. reach for the stars." falynne's show will be this saturday at 7 p-m. if you'd like to buy tickets or find out how to donate to the autism coalition of nevada ... just go to kolotv.com and click on hot topics. the old post office on south virginia street is officially open for business... but it's not to send mail. we'll tell you more
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and here's a live look at the big board. the dow is ??? u-s markets got off to their worst start in years... after bad economic news from china sent overseas markets plunging. for news while you're on the
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reno is slowly becoming a city full of art, home grown food and culture. new businesses have made a home at the old post office on fifty- south virginia street. they're all part of a new marketplace that openend yesterday. kolo 8 news now's catherine van has more. brianna: it's relieving. it's been a baby for almost 2 years now, so to see it come to life is awesome. for the past three years.. this i-conic post office has been deep in renovations... but is now reopen for business. krysta: it's been a dream i've been working on since february so to see the store in here and see people try chocolates just makes me happy. krysta bea jackson owns sugar love... a local chocolate boutique. it's one of 14 local businesses part of the underground establishment called "the basement." brianna: this gritty, industrial vibe down here that's edgier, all darks and blacks. upstairs where it's ground level, is a lot more art deco, it's a lot grander. you have your golds and light colors. from coffee and juice bars... to flower and clothing boutiques... each store offers something unique to downtown reno. brianna: as more shops open, it's going to bring more walks of life down. we've made sure different vendors bring in a different age group or different type of demographic, so to see
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potpourris is kind of cool. also included is a common room with free wifi... that way you can shop... then take a break... all in one place. it may be just the catalyst reno needs in its rebirth. brianna: doing it in an industrial space underneath a federal building doing it in a more progressive way. we wanted it to be kind of speakeasy so a secret that's shared. the kicker for the buffalo bills is trending space underneath a federal building doing it in a more progressive way. we wanted it to be kind of speakeasy so a secret that's shared. the kicker for the buffalo bills is trending online... but for all the wrong reasons. see the heated moment on the sidelines from buffalo bills is trending online... but for all the wrong reasons. see the heated moment on the sidelines from the weekend. its rebirth. brianna: doing it in an industrial space underneath a federal building doing it in a more progressive way. we wanted it to be kind of speakeasy so a secret that's shared. the kicker for the buffalo bills is trending online... but for all the wrong reasons. see the heated moment on the sidelines from the weekend. and we've been tracking this winter storm all morning long. we've got a final look at your forecast ahead.
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up on gma - that standoff in oregon - the militia not backing down as authorities and residents tell the heavily armed men who seized federal land to leave - will the protests stay peaceful - we get a look inside the wildlife refuge where the protesters are camped out. next, on gma.
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radio" traffic center. how's it looking so far? traffic running smoothly. no major delays on reno area highways. no major delays on highways in northern california. studio. thanks very much mike. here's a look at today's top stories.... some new details in that overnight armed robbery in stead. police have arrested christopher kerns in connection with the robbery-- as well as a 17
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not yet been released. the robbery happened "jackson's chevron" on stead boulevard. suspects were armed with a b-b gun. we're told officers were nearby and saw the two men running away and were able to arrest them. 6-people were taken to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash on yesterday afternoon. of queen way. the crash backed up traffic for about 3- hours. extent of injuries or crash. the 16 year old shot in the head at pat baker park last week died on saturday. now the 15 year old accused of pulling the trigger has been rebooked on a charge of open murder. the district attorney's office will be conducting a hearing to convince the court to try the suspect as an adult. sparks residents are starting to get new single-stream recycling carts to replace the color-coded crates. it's part of a new agreement between the city and waste management that allows customers to put all acceptable recyclable materials into one bin. the change will be
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this month. here's lindsey with your final check of the forecast. i-80 at castle peak. a more active storm pattern will set up across the region this week with periods of impact to travel, especially across the sierra. at this time, the greatest impacts will be today couple of stronger storms bring more widespread and moderate snowfall potential. not many changes made morning as a couple of wrapped up on sunday
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dan carpenter wasn't happy about missing an extra point in the 2nd quarter. carpenter throws his helmet to the ground and well... it comes back up & hits him in the face.
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good morning, america. bill clinton and donald trump face off overnight. >> let's say hillary is president. oy. >> it's kind of scary this year. >> clinton taking jabs at the gop front-runner. and trump on the defensive over that new campaign ad. the east in a deep freeze this morning. the coldest air of the season sending temperatures plunging below zero. windchills even colder. and the west slammed by storms. eight states on alert right now as el nino is set to bring downpours, flash flooding, and mudslides. a wild shoot-out on the highway caught on camera. [ gunfire ] a violent chase shutting down one of the busiest freeways in
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