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underway for three dangerous men who broke out of a california jail. what we're learning about their escape. and nv-energy has made a new proposal to calm upset solar energy customers. but some people are saying...its not enough. thanks for joining us on good morning reno. i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. high pressure will bring dry conditions for much of the week. air quality may decrease today and wednesday as surface inversions develop across western nevada. the
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an officer involved shooting left one man dead near the meadowood mall. the shooting happened yesterday around 5: 30 p-m after a car crash on mccarran. reno police say several cars were involved in the accident but everyone walked away with non-life threatening injuries -- except one man who police say started acting erratically shortly after the crash. witnesses from marinello school of beauty - just two buildings down from the incident - say the the man pulled out a gun. that's when two reno police officers shot and killed him. "anytime we have multiple crime scenes, an officer involved shooting and an accident, you have two separate crimes involved in one incident, so it's going to take a while to piece together what happened this evening. reno police say the officers involved in the shooting were not harmed but will be placed on administrative leave while the investigation continues. the investigation will now be led by sparks
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two more people have been arrested in connection with the carson city shooting that left an 18-year-old man dead earlier this month. 20-year-old daniel lease of dayton is charged with accessory to the murder of grant watkins, and accessory to robbery. 19-year-old keenan blackmore of carson city, is charged with conspiracy to commit a crime, and accessory to a felony. a total of seven people have now been arrested in connection with watkins murder. this investigation started on january 11th near windridge drive and spooner drive. officials believe the shooting was the result of a drug transaction. the investigation is ongoing, and more arrests are likely. if you have any information call the carson city sheriff's office at 887-2014. new details this morning... police have identified 22-year-old sarah evans as the woman who was arrested sunday in connection with the stabbing at the 'star of reno motel on north arlington avenue. police say evans was found a short distance away from the motel after the incident.
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the hospital after she was found with stab wounds in her back and stomach. no word on what led to the stabbing. for the second time in less than a year, a sophisticated escape from behind bars is making headlines. the daring prison break in new york over the summer revealed a detailed, complicated plot -- and the one that took place in california friday has investigators scratching their heads. reid binion has more. --reporter pkg-as follows-- "we are in a position when we absolutely need the public's help. orange county sheriff jeff hallock laying out the urgency of a manhunt underway in california... ...after three inmates broke out of the the orange county central men's jail friday. "these three are extremely dangerous felons and need to be apprehended and brought into custody immediately." two of the men are facing charges of murder and attempted murder and are thought to have ties to vietnamese gangs. and a third, already convicted of murder, now charged with kidnapping and torture
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quarter-inch metal plate... ...then squeezed through cramped, unsecured plumbing tunnels to the roof... ...then using bed sheets and towels to repel some 50 feet to the ground. "they're in a pod in the orange county jail. there's constantly laundry call. it's really easy to accumulate bed sheets, pillow cases and such." the inmates cleared 3 security checkpoints undetected, emerging to freedom from the hulking concrete facility. "several other security breaches occurred. we are talking about breaching in some "several other security breaches occurred. we are talking about breaching in some steel, bar and metal." officials say it's not help.... ...but they believe a fight that broke out friday staged to delay discovery of their escape. i'm reid binion, reporting now to the solar energy controversy here in nevada. nv-energy is reacting after their recent decision to scale back solar energy incentives customers and panels. nv-energy has now proposed a moratorium existing solar customers for as long
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but some are saying that measure isn't enough to help the industry as a whole. "its definietly not exagerating to say this has killed the industy. there is no solar industry left" butt with "we are the sunniest state, we should have a robust solar industry here. people like kevin benson from the no solar tax political committee have filed a referendum petition with the secretary of state's office seeking to put the matter before the voters. the p-u-c will hold a hearing on the moratorium proposal on february 8th. students listen up... a proposed statewide registration system could help you get into popular classes. higher education officials are looking into a system that would allow students to compare classes from seven public colleges. that means, a student who couldn't get into a certain class, could look at another public college. the nevada system of
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estimate the funding and manpower the system would need. regents will hear the proposal in march. it's a classic example of how technology can replace humans. they're laying off thousands of employees to do that... how their app is allowing them to cut so many jobs... they say a disney theme park is "the happiest place on earth." but two employees say otherwise and are suing the entertainment giant... it's a classic example of how technology can replace humans. they're laying off thousands of employees to do that... how their app is allowing them to cut so many jobs... they say a disney theme park is "the happiest place on earth." but two employees say otherwise and are suing the entertainment giant... 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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i was walking home.
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with one swipe, it devoured one of theroissants. then jack showed up and took care of the beast, so i could escape. and that's what happened to your breakfast croissant. and yours? it survived. share it with yourself. freshlycracked egg with ham and bacon,or sausage,
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travel to the silver state, a new tourism office will be opening in india's capital. lt. governor mark hutchison will be going to new delhi to launch the new international branch. the state says nevada has a 6.5-percent share of the india travel market and according to research the top reasons for travel here are to visit family and for shopping. this weekend's blizzard on the east coast kept many people in doors watching on-demand t-v. in total, on demand viewing for comcast, was up 23-percent from a week earlier. on-demand viewing was 56-percent higher in baltimore and washington, where snowfall accumulation exceeded 29-inches in some areas. philadelphia and new jersey viewership saw
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uptick at 50-percent. here's a live look from washington d.c. high pressure will bring dry conditions for much of the week. air quality may decrease today and wednesday as surface inversions develop across western nevada. the next system moves into the region early friday bringing rain, snow and gusty winds into the weekend. high pressure will pass over the sierra and western nevada today, then flatten on wednesday as a strong pacific jet noses toward 130 west longitude. for today, fog in the northern sierra valleys will burn off by 10am with afternoon highs approaching 50 in
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with 40s for the sierra. afternoon highs will warm a few additional degrees for wednesday with mid 50s possible for the lower valleys and mid 40s to low 50s in the sierra. as the ridge breaks down wednesday, warm air advection will bring increased cloud cover with virga and a few sprinkles north of i-80 late wednesday night and thursday. winds will also increase thursday in the northern sierra and northeast california, with gusts over 50 mph on ridges in around 30 mph in the lower elevations. there could be enough wind to mix out the western nevada valleys thursday afternoon. if the mixing occurs, western nevada highs may climb
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of the week. air quality may decrease today and wednesday as surface inversions develop across western nevada. the next system moves into the region early friday bringing rain, snow and gusty winds into the weekend. high pressure will pass over the sierra and western nevada today, then flatten on wednesday as a strong pacific jet noses toward 130 west longitude. for today, fog in the northern sierra valleys sprint has cut 25- hundred jobs at six customer service centers and its kansas city area headquarters as part of its plan to cut 2 and-a-half billion dollars in costs. the country's number 4 wireless service provider said its subscribers are increasingly using the sprint zone app and are going online for customer care needs - a trend that has led to the job cuts. shares of the company are down more than 39
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12 percent in monday's trading. two former disney employees have filed class-action lawsuits against the entertainment giant, saying they were illegally replaced by foreign workers. the former employees worked i-t jobs at walt disney world in orlando before being laid off last year. the two say they were given 90-days to train their foreign replacements. in their suit, the two allege if they didn't train their replacements, they would not have received bonuses or severance. some 300 other workers also lost their jobs. mcdonald's all day breakfast proves to be a winner for the fast food giant. and trader joe's and whole foods are good morning. topping "america's money" -- all-day breakfasts at mcdonald's is really sizzling. >> the burger giant had better
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quarter, up more than 5.5%, which it credits to its all-day breakfast. the key to your home's value may be the supermarket nearby. there's a new study that finds that homes within a mile of a trader joe's or whole foods are worth twice as much as the national average. >> within two years of a trader joe's opening nearby, home prices surged 10% more than in other neighborhoods. but you may need a home equity loan to buy a super bowl ticket. seat geek says the average price right now is more than $5300. >> that's the most at this point before a super bowl in six years. >> not bad. >> i guess hot dogs will cost too much. >> oh, man. and that's "america's money." >> have a great day. at hillshire farm, spice is the spice of life. that's why our craftsmen season every sausage perfectly. so you can coax out great flavor effortlessly. hillshire farm. because it's worth doing right.
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rose in 1971, and has been the majority owner for several years. he says he is ready to sell because the resort has gone up so much in value in recent years due to upgrades on the property - but officials at the resort say there's still alot of improvements that can be made. "mr. buser is stepping away, but we would hope that we get to actually fulfill that dream and expand to add some terrain to the resort that we do not currently have, so we would love to see that vision fulfilled." there's currently no asking price for the resort but it's expected to be several million dollars. the sale would include a purchase of the all the lifts, equipment, and the land on the slide rose side. the lease on the chutes and the slide side would be transferred to the new owner. wildlife officials say fish are dying off at pershing county's rye patch reservoir because of an explosion of algae caused by the drought. officials say there's no
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are still alive because the lake will likely be frozen until spring. the reservoir has been stagnant for the last three years because there hasn't been any water flowing in from the humboldt river. the recent rain seems to be helping california lake levels. folsom lake, which is 130-miles southwest of reno, is about 20- percent below normal right now. just last tuesday the nearby marina store was in the mud-- where it's been since the receding lake level put it there last july. now, the water is ten feet higher. overall, the lake level rose 400-feet for the first time in six months. new developments on the flint water crisis... plus ... the homeless in our community will be getting some much needed help today. how local non-profits are coming together to make it all happen. and can you guess the answer? the average person
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asked you... the average person tries this on about 14- times before actually buying it.
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ring. do not read the average person tries this on about 14- times before actually buying it. any guesses?? the answer -- a diamond ring. the average person tries this on about 14- times before actually buying it. any guesses?? the answer -- a diamond ring. the average person high pressure will bring dry conditions for much of the week. air quality may decrease today and wednesday as surface inversions develop across western nevada. the next system moves into the region early friday bringing rain, snow and
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high pressure will pass over the sierra and western nevada today, then flatten on wednesday as a strong pacific jet noses toward 130 west longitude. for today, fog in the northern sierra valleys will burn off by 10am with afternoon highs approaching 50 in a hot meal can be hard to come by for those living in poverty. that's why the salvation army ... along with local businesses ... are inviting the homeless to the reno events center for a free dinner. anyone who is in need of a hot meal can attend the 'feed the hungry feast'. it's happening from five to seven tonight. last year the event provided meals to more than 17-hundred people. but before that feast happens ... dozens of non-profit organizations will come together to help the homeless in our community. kolo 8 news now's matt vaughan is live in
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look at the one-stop shop of services that are available for those in need. this is the eighth year for project homeless connect. catholic charities and saint vincent's have been gathering donations all month long ... and today they'll be teaming up with other non-profits to provide all kinds of free services to homeless men, women and children in our community. ... in preparation for their collaborative "project homeless connect" event happening later today, catholic charities of northern nevada and st. vincent's collected donations of warm gloves, beanies, scarves, coats, new socks and underwear, sunscreen, first aid items, sleeping bags, travel- sized toiletry items , and non-perishable food and snacks. they also recruited individuals and groups to volunteer at the event.
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about 75 other local nonprofit organizations that work with the homeless population, will distribute the donated items at the annual "project homeless connect" event on tuesday, january 26th, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. to noon at the reno events center on 4th and center streets in downtown reno. the event is part of a community-wide plan to help connect homeless people and those at risk of becoming homeless with a one-stop shop for services, such as: medical,
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services, haircuts, job resources, pet care, housing assistance, and much more. an reporting live from the reno events center ... matt vaughan, kolo 8 news now. less than a week away from the iowa caucases. and the boxing matches between the candidates are more tense than ever. parts of a small coastal town neighboring san francisco is literally falling into the ocean. why some residents say they can't leave. 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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good morning. it's tuesday, january
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i'm amanda sanchez
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