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now the center of attention... during another standoff over federal land.these stories and more.. coming up on this monday, january 4, 2016. 3 ((male voice: you're watching news 4 today on your side in high definition.)) 3 (bill)>> good morning 3 and thank you for choosing us to start your day. i'm bill frankmore.(sam)>> and i'm
3 (bill)3 >> we begin with a follow up to a story we brought you on news 4 over the weekend. a suspect is now under arrest in an officer -involved shooting near virginia city. news 4's jaime hayden was the *only reporter to sit down with storey county sheriff gerald antinoro this weekend. she has our top story this morning... 3 ((sot sheriff: "thankfully everybody is alive, my deputy is going to be just fine."a storey county deputy is recovering after being shot in the back while responding to a domestic violence call saturday afternoon. the incident happened in the virginia city highlands around four-thirty. authorities say 51-year-old charles stutts allegedly fired multiple shots from a rifle ... which hit the
scene.sot sheriff: "my deputy was able to return fire, causing the perpetrator to surrender, he was taken into custody by the deputy."sheriff antinoro says stutts, the deputy and the other victim were treated for non- life-threatening injuries. he says stutts has been booked into the storey county jail on charges of attempted murder of a peace officer, attempted murder, and aggravated domestic battery. sot sheriff: "don't know all the details yet, don't know what was going through the perpertators mind at the time, have a long ways to go in the investigation." sheriff antinoro says the incident was isolated.he also says this is the first time a deputy has been shot in storey county since the 1800s. the last known victim was officer humphrey symons of the gold hill city police department. officer symons was shot and killed while investigating a domestic disturbance in 1879. sot sheriff: "it's been awhile, and 3 hopefully we'll go another 100 plus years before we ever have to deal with it or worry about
3 (bill)>> that was jaime haydn reporting for us this morning...sheriff antinoro says the nevada department of public safety, investigation division has taken over the criminal investigation because his deputy was involved.the names of the deputy and the other victim in this case are not being released at this time pending further investigation. sheriff antinoro also says his deputy has been placed on routine administrative leave. 3 (samantha)>> reno police officers say they are looking for two suspects involved in a shooting early sunday morning. police say it happened just outside one -up bar in the 200 block of west commercial row... at about 3:45 a-m. officers say they found two gunshot victims when they arrived on scene.those two people were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. police say witnesses told them the suspects and the victims were arguing right before the shooting. 3 ((when officers arrived, they did find 2 victims with gunshot wounds. they were transported to renown and we're waiting for an update on their condition and the severity of their wounds. ))
described as a hispanic man... wearing a dark blue sweatshirt. the other is also described as a hispanic man... standing about five-foot-five... and wearing a red 49 -ers jersey. if you have any information about this shooting... police ask you to call secret witness at 322-4900. 3 (bill and samantha)>>let's take a quick look outside... current conditions and skycam
it over to 3 meteorologist tim it's a chilly day today with a few sierra this afternoon...then increasing chances for snow showers tonight into tomorrow across the area.partly to mostly cloudy skies across the region now with some patches of moisture...a few snow showers begin to pick up for the sierra today with spillover by tonight into tomorrow for western nevada as well.temperatures this morning are seasonably chilly...with chilly temperatures in store for the afternoon as well. here are the current temperatures.with relatively quiet weather over the weekend...air quality becomes a concern. here's a look at the current air quality and burn code.7 day forecast
3 (bill)>> reno firefighters say the cold temperatures we've been experiencing made for a busy week responding to burst pipes.division chief- steve leighton says crews reponded to at least half a dozen incidents of burst pipes yesterday alone... and in the past week... they responded to as many as 20 incidents. leighton says firefighters have been called out to several apartment complexes in reno... including the bluffs... and sierra hall on the university of nevada campus.he suggests keeping your heater on and your home warm... to keep your pipes from freezing..
weather... firefighters say icy roads caused a car to crash into a tree in downtown reno early yesterday morning.reno fire department officials say the crash happened just after 2:30 a-m... near ryland and sinclair.they say one person was removed from the two- door car... and at least two more were possibly ejected.they believe those ejected may have walked away from the scene. 3 ((it is too early to tell if alcohol was a factor. ice played a bit of a factor. when they got a little bit off the side of the road, they hit the ice and slid into the tree.))(samantha)>> fire officials on scene said they were not sure about the extent of the injuries. 3 (bill)>> a standoff continues in oregon this morning... ... where anti-government activists... including cliven bundy's sons... are occupying a federal office building at a wildlife refuge.at least one person was armed as the group of protesters took over the "malheur national wildlife refuge" saturday.. near the town of burns.that's about a six hour drive north from reno. group leaders say they are
imprisonment of two local ranchers... and what they call the-- quote-- "tyranny" of the federal government.the group is led by ammon bundy - the son of cliven bundy.that's the nevada rancher known for his 2014 standoff with federal authorities over grazing rights. 3 (bundy 05:02 when government steps outside of its bounds that the people have given it, that it is the duty of the people to put that government back in its place.)(bill)>> this latest standoff is in support of two oregon ranchers... a father and son... facing jail time for lighting fires on federal land. the two men served their five- year sentence.... but a judge ruled that time was not long enough. 3 (samantha)>> in other news.. nevada energy regulators are meeting this week to decide whether to hold off on new rates for solar power customers. those rates were supposed to take effect on january first. the changes would raise the base service charge for southern nevada solar customers from
18 dollars month, and from about 15 dollars to 21 dollars for northern nevada customers. they would also reduce the amount the utility pays to buy power back from rooftop solar panels. the service charge will rise and the reimbursement will drop every year until 20- 20. 3 (bill)>> we're in the first week of 2016... and that means a lot of people are making new year's resolutions.but all too often we set goals that we don't finish. news 4's alex cannito is live in stuido to help keep you on track with your resolutions this year. 3 (alex)3 if you haven't set a new goal for this year... you've definitely been thinking about it. according to brain statistic dot com the top three new year's resolutions people make are to lose weight, get organized, and save more money.these goals can be daunting... but we want to help you achieve them.let's talk about financial
3 first... set very specific and achievable goals. according to u-s news money... a lot of people set vague goals so you can't quantify your progress. setting specific and realistic goals will help encourage you... but will also make it easy to keep track of your finances. next... make a plan. for example... if you want to save 1 thousand dollars more for retirement... plan where that money will come from. what activities will you cut back on to make sure you can reach that goal?and finally... write down your resolutions. put them in a place you will see them everyday... it serves as a good reminder and will help motivate you to keep up with your progress. 3 (alex)>> as i mentioned earlier one of the most common new year's resolutions people make is to lose weight. coming up in the next half hour of new 4 today... we're going to talk about the best ways to keep your fitness resolutions this year. back to you. 3 swoosh sound 3 (samantha)3 >> resorts in the sierra....
jackpot grows to roughly 400 million dollars..lottery officials say no one claimed saturday's 334 million dollar prize.players say they don't mind the astronomical odds of winning, and like to fantasize about taking home the big prize. 3 (((s/mos/no super:30-:41)"mos: you pay everything off and you make sure your kid and your family is taken care of. reporter: and what elsemos: you don't want to plan to big you just take one day at a time and be happy.")) 3 (bill)>> the odds of winning the powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 point 2 million.the next drawing will be held wednesday. 3 (bill and sam)3 >> we'll toss it over to meteorologist tim studebaker. 3 for today look for mountain snow showers...a few of those could move across some of the valley locations as well...and the winds increase a bit tonight...not terribly windy at the lower elevations...but higher elevations could see some stronger wind gusts.right now at the airport in reno...a quiet start with partly cloudy skies...seasonably chilly
seasonably chilly...with chilly temperatures in store for the afternoon as well. here are the current temperatures.partly to mostly cloudy skies across the region now with some patches of moisture...a few snow showers begin to pick up for the sierra today with spillover by tonight into tomorrow for western nevada as well.on futurecast...a few waves of moisture over the coming days bringing times of snow to the mountains along with snow showers in the lower elevations. the first wave arrives tonight and continues through tomorrow.as a result of the incoming winter weather...a few alerts have been issued...including a winter weather advisory in purple and a winter storm warning west of that in pink. we'll look at more details throughout the morning.on the 7 day forecast...look for a few waves of moisture over the next few days with snow in the mountains and snow showers in the valleys. minor to moderate accumulations with each wave. the chilly trend
3 (tim)>>snow has finally started falling in the italian alps after weeks of unseasonably warm weather. kids and adults alike hit the slopes this weekend... to ski, sled and have snowball fights. unfortunately... this snow came too late for thousands of families who were in the mountains last week for the holidays.those planning a ski trip this week can look forward to much better conditions, with big snow storms forecast in that part of the world for the next few days. 3 swoosh sound 3 (bill)>> the search could resume for a cargo ship lost at sea... during hurrican joaquin.>> we look at some video released yesterday... of the "el faro" in its final resting place. 3 (samantha)>> plus.. it is back to work for president obama... what is on his agenda
3 **stinger music**(sam)3 (samantha)>> president obama is expected to map out a strategy to increase gun control (bill)>> this afternoon....he meets with attorney general loretta lynch.. but not everyone is on board.nbc news correspondent edward lawrence joins us from washington with details. 3 new this am swoosh sound 3 (take pkg)(( president obama fresh off his hawaiian vacation and taking aim at gun control.he meets with attorney general loretta lynch to talk about ways to increase background checks for people who buy guns.the president during his weekly radio address defended his position.
super-- :18 - :30 >"this policy was supported by some 90% of the american people. it was supported by a majority of nra households. but the gun lobby mobilized against it. and the senate blocked it." democratic frontrunner for president hillary clinton applauds the move to use executive orders to increase background checks for gun buyers.republican candidates disagree. <sot gov. chris christie, (r) presidential candidate :41 - :49 (fox news sunday burned in)>"now this president wants to act as if he is a king, as if he is a dictator. fact is, if he wants to make changes to these laws, go to congress and convince the congress that they're necessary."<sot donald trump, (r) presidential candidate :50 - :59 >"so he is going to sign another executive order having to do with the second amendment, having to do with guns. i will veto that. i will unsign that so fast."<sot gov. jeb bush, (r) presidential candidate 1:00 - 1:04 (fox news sunday burned in)>"his first impulse is always to take rights away from law- abiding citizens, and it's wrong."still this is at the top of the president's agenda for his final year in office. (--- reporter live tag ---) president obama is expected to conduct a three month review of other steps he can take to reduce gun violence.in washington.. i'm edward
3 (samantha) >> in other news this morning....search teams in illinois have found the body of a second teen, missing since massive flooding hit the area last week. search crews found the body of 18 year old "brandon mann" sunday morning... two days after the body of 18 year old "devan everett" was found.mann's body was found north west of where their vehicle was located on thursday.crews scoured the area, searching by boat, foot and air. officials say it was not until the water had receded from an area which had been heavily flooded, that they were able to find the bodies of both teens. 3 (bill)>> investigators in the united states are considering another underwater search for the 'black box' belonging to the freighter "el faro"... that sank back in october near the bahamas.the agency released video yesterday .... of the ship in its final resting place.el faro sank on october 1st after losing engine power and getting caught in category four hurricane joaquin while sailing from jacksonville, florida to san juan, puerto rico.there were 33 people on
3 (bill)>> at least six people are dead and 50 injured in an earthquake in india's remote northeastern region.some buildings collapsed in a city of about 270-thousand people. the powerful six-point-eight magnitude quake struck while many residents were asleep.and the casualty toll is expected to rise. 3 (samantha)>> the site of the san bernardino shooting rampage that left 14 people dead and 21 injured... is set to reopen today.there will be tighter security as the "inland regional center's" 600 employees return to work. the center has been closed since december 2nd when killers "syed rizwan" and his wife "tashfeen malik" started their shooting rampage.both were killed later in a shootout with police. 3 swoosh sound 3 (bill)>> a company that had been an integral part of the culinary scene in reno... >> is no longer in business...
3 (alex)3 >> if you want to get fit in 2016... it's time to lace up your workout shoes and get to work. but fitness goals can sometimes be tricky to keep up with... we'll have some easy tips to keep you on track coming up... 3 (bill)>> plus... a reminder.. .today is the last day to donate to one area group.. that provides warm coats to those in need. ... how you can help out.. . 3 ((thankfully everybody is alive, my deputy is going to be just fine))(sam)>> > and the storey county sheriff speaks to news four in an exclusive interview... just hours after one of his
3 ((only on 4)) 3 (samantha)>> we begin this half hour with a follow up regarding the officer- involved shooting near virginia city. the suspect in this case has been arrested. the storey county sheriff spoke with news 4 in an exclusive interview... just hours after the incident. sheriff gerald antinoro says he's thankful everyone involved in saturday's shooting is alive. and he says his deputy who was shot is recovering from his injuries.. the shooting happened around four-thirty saturday afternoon in the virginia city highlands. authorities say the deputy was responding to a domestic violence call when he was shot in the back. 3 (samantha)>> the suspect in this case is 51-year-old charles stutts.he's accused of firing multiple shots from a rifle ... which hit the deputy and another person at the scene.sheriff antinoro says his deputy was able to return
to surrender. stutts, the deputy and the other victim were all treated for non life-threatening injuries. stutts was taken into custody and is facing charges of attempted murder of a peace officer ... attempted murder ... and aggravated domestic battery. 3 ((don't know all the details yet, don't know what was going through the perpertators mind at the time, have a long ways to go in the investigation, i would say it's an isolated incident, i beleive this is the first time we have had a deputy shot since the 1800s)) 3 (samantha)>> sheriff antinoro says the nevada department of public safety's investigation division has taken over the criminal investigation because his deputy was involved. 3 (bill and samantha)>>let's take a quick look outside...
3 (bill and samantha)3 >> we'll toss it over to meteorologist tim studebaker... it's a chilly day today with a few snow showers...mostly in the sierra this afternoon...then increasing chances for snow showers tonight into tomorrow as well. here's the forecast across the area.partly to mostly cloudy skies across the region now with some patches of moisture...a few snow showers
coming up.3 3 (bill)>> officials from heavenly mountain resort say an unoccupied chair fell from the chair lift yesterday morning,they say no one was injured... when it fell from the downhill path of the north bowl chairlift... around 11:00 a-m.they did have to stop operating that chairlift though... and evacuate 65 people from it.officials say the resort has suspended north bowl chairlift operations... while investigate the cause of the fall. 3 (samantha)>> a new year, a new me. that's what a lot of people are saying as they try to come up with new year's resolutions. the easy part is setting goals... but it can get tricky keeping up news 4's alex cannito is live in studio with some tips to help keep you on track in 2016. 3 (alex)keeping up with new year's resolutions can be difficult... but creating a plan of action before you start your new goals can help
the most common resolutions people make is to lose weight. so here are three simple steps to help keep you and your weight on track in 2016. 3 first... buddy up!a lot of times workout goals die because workouts get boring and there's zero accountability.workout out with a friend not only makes your workout fun... but having someone who knows your goals will help you stay on track. next... spice up your water. it's important to drink at lest 8 glasses of water a day... but that can get boring. add fresh fruits like citrus, berries and cucubmer to help you drink more water and control your calories. and finally... set small, mini goals. make sure they are smart... specific, measureable, attainable, relevant and time bound. small goals that lead to bigger ones makes your resolutions seem less scary and more attainable. 3 (alex)>> if you're like me... the gym isn't an ideal place to workout.so last month i visited four local studios to help give you alternative ways to lose weight and get fit this year. the first story is airing at 8-30 this morning on our sister station mornings on
stories starting this wednesday on news 4 today. back to you. 3 (bill)>> reno provisions.is no longer in business.owner mark estee closed the doors for the final time last night. reno provisions was the source of an e-coli outbreak in november... that sickened more than 20 people in washoe county.estee says he is not closing because of the outbreak... but instead because the store was losing too much money.he posted on facebook earlier this week... saying quote "this is not the first time i have had to go through this... but this one is the hardest." 3 (samantha)>> a reminder.. today is the last day to drop off new or gently used coats at the whitney peak hotel.the annual coat drive benefits women and children in need.... through the committee to aid abused women.there are drop-off bins in the hotel lobby downtown. 3 (bill)>> today is also the last day to pay a 25 -dollar
senior winter games.starting tomorrow.. ... registration will cost 35- dollars.the event starts on saturday... january 30th at the sands regency... and runs through valentines day.the games include more than a dozen sports and activities... like archery... bowling... and card games.the city of reno has also added basketball.. indoor golf... pool... and shuffleboard to this year's games.for more information... you can email senior services at reno-dot-gov... or call 657-46-02. 3 swoosh sound 3 (samantha)>> an area program is designed to make sure that young people in northern nevada are getting enough to eat.>> where they can take advantage of the "kids cafe" program .. .continuing this week over winter break. the story.. when we return. 3
3 (samantha)3 >> happening today... the spanish springs library kicks off its young writer's workshop.university of nevada writing center consultants will help kids between the ages of seven and 17 write and edit their own stories.the finished products will be added to the washoe county library.the young writer's workshop runs through wednesday. 3 (bill)>> the "kids cafe" dinner program continues this week.....free meals will be served to children during the washoe county school district winter break at three locations. those include the neil road recreational center... the evelyn mount northeast community center and the lemmon valley boys & girls club at joe mitchell center. breakfast will be served
will be served from 12 - 12:30 p.m. today through this friday. 3 (bill)>> all children and young people between the ages of one and 18 are welcome to eat for free at any of these sites and they do not need to be enrolled in any program for these meals. 3 swoosh sound 3 (sam)>> paging little bo peep.... a sheep lost in tasmania has had an extreme makeover. how much wool "sheila the sheep" was carrying around with her for the past six years. 3 (bill)>> and if you have a facebook account, be sure to "like" krnv news 4!become a fan of our own facebook page and be a part of the discussion. 3 3 " news 4 today
"sheila" had been lost in dense forest in tasmania since 2010. it was rescued by a local man who found it on the side of the road... .., unable to move because of the amount of wool in its fleece. when the sheep was sheared .... its wool weighed just over 46 pounds. the australian fleece record is held by "chris the sheep"... whose fleece weighed in at 90 pounds last year. 3 (bill)>> and pasta lovers... today is your day.it is national spaghetti day! you are looking at video from last year... of a restaurant in new orleans that created a 500 pound bowl of the good stuff.. in honor of the occasion.spaghetti is the most commonly consumed pasta.the long, thin strings are made with flour and water...and typically paired with a tomato sauce.so grab some spaghetti for lunch and enjoy!
toss it over to meteorologist tim studebaker... 3 for today look for mountain snow showers...a few of those could move across some of the valley locations as well...and the winds increase a bit tonight...not terribly windy at the lower elevations...but higher elevations could see some stronger wind gusts.right now at the airport in reno...a quiet start with partly cloudy skies...seasonably chilly temperatures...and calm winds. temperatures this morning are seasonably chilly...with chilly temperatures in store for the afternoon as well. here are the current temperatures.partly to mostly cloudy skies across the region now with some patches of moisture...a few snow showers spillover by tonight into tomorrow for western nevada as well.on futurecast...a few waves of moisture over the coming days bringing times of snow to the mountains along with snow showers in the lower elevations. the first wave arrives tonight and continues through tomorrow.as a result of the incoming winter weather...a few alerts have been issued...including a winter weather advisory in purple and a winter storm warning west of that in pink. we'll look at more details throughout the morning.on the 7 day forecast...look for a few waves of moisture over the next few days with snow in the mountains and snow showers in the valleys. minor to moderate accumulations with each wave. the chilly trend
3 >> it's been a disaster of a season for the san francisco 49ers...and just minutes after sunday's game against the st. louis rams, the niners fired head coach jim tomsula...(take vo)niners hosting their long time rivals on the final week of the regular season...second quarter, niners down three... blaine gabbert firing down the middle of the field to anquan boldin... he breaks away and goes 33 yards, san francisco takes a 7-3 lead...just before half, rams with the toss to tre mason...looks to throw but keeps it, he scores from four yards out, rams up 16-10 at the break...this game would go to overtime, tied at 16...rams with a chance to win it from 48 yards out, but the niners block it...and san francisco would get one last chance... phil dawson chip shot is good...49ers win it 19-16 in overtime to finish the season 5-11...(gianna)>> meanwhile, the oakland raiders showed
16 but still fell short of the postseason...(take vo)the silver and black trying to send future hall of famer charles woodson out a winner at the end of his 18th and final season...pick it up in the second, raiders down 14-3...alex smith to throw to the right side, and david amerson steps in front of the pass...he'll take it back 24 yards for the pick six, raiders down just four...in the third, k-c special teams step up...marquette king's punt is blocked out the back of the endzone for a safety, chiefs up 16-10...to the fourth, derek carr trying to lead the raiders back...he hooks up with michael crabtree in the corner of the endzone for the score...but that would do it...raiders finish the season 7-9...chiefs win it 23- 17...(gianna)3 >> the nfl regular season
nevada football player.... (take vo)named team 3 captain, this season, brandon marshall finished second in tackles for the denver broncos...the former silver and blue linebacker...rounded out the regular season having started all 16 games, with 102 tackles, 77 solo, 2 forced fumbles, 1.5 sacks, and 1 interception...marshall falls only eight tackles short of the top spot, behind danny trevathan, who added ten tackles to his stats in sunday's vicotry over the chargers... a game marshall only played two snaps in while continuing to deal with an ankle injury... with sunday's win...the broncos have won their division for fifth year in a row and marshall will have the chance to pad his stats more in the post season... (gianna)>> the nfl regular season ended well for one former nevada football player....(take vo)named team captain, this season, brandon marshall finished second in tackles for the denver broncos...the former silver and blue linebacker...rounded out the regular season having started all 16 games, with 102 tackles, 77 solo, 2 forced fumbles, 1.5 sacks, and 1 interception...marshall falls only eight tackles short of the top spot, behind danny
sunday's vicotry over the chargers... a game marshall only played two snaps in while continuing to deal with an ankle injury... with sunday's win...the broncos have won their division for fifth year in a row and marshall will have the chance to pad his stats more in the post season... (gianna)>> for the first time all season... the pack men's basketball team came into action after losing two in a row... they were determined not make that a streak...take)pack also putting their perfect record at home to the test against wyoming on saturday..pick things up midway through the first half..tyron criswell with the kickout... lindsey drew takes it baseline for the bucket and one... pack up 17 to 16few minutes later... criswell... whiffs on the slam... but stays with the play to finish what he started... pack would trail 37 to 34 though at the break... but a fire was lit coming out of the half...marqueze coleman the steal and the slam at the other end... pack open on a 9 oh run...later on... can't leave this man open in the lane... cam oliver with the two handed jam... the freshman with 15 points and eight boards in this one...closing seconds... pack needs a big bucket... who else... coleman drills the three... part of a 23 point night...nevada goes on to win 71 to 68... here's the guys after the game... (take full screen)the wolf pack men return to the court on january 6th when they make the trip to the central valley to take on the fresno state bulldogs...fresno state sits at 10-5 overall and 1-1 in mountain west conference play...tipoff on wednesday
weekend. a suspect is now under arrest in an officer-involved shooting that happened near virginia city. georgia aimi hayden has the story. >> reporter: the incident happened in a virginia city highlands around 4:30. authorities say 51-year-old charles stutts allegedly fired multiple shots from a rifle which hit the deputy and another person on scene. >> my deputy was able to return fire causing the perpetrator to surrender. he was taken into custody by the deputy. >> reporter: sheriff atinoro
another victim was treated for nonlife threatening injuries. >> we don't know all the details yet. don't know what was going through the perpetrator's mind at the time. we have a long ways to go in the investigation. >> reporter: sheriff atinoro says the incident was isolated. he also says this is the first time a deputy has been shot? storyey county since the 1 -- storiy county since the 18 -- storey county since the 1800s. >> it's been a while. hopefully we'll go another hundred plus years before we ever have to deal with it or worry about it again. >> that was jaime hayden reporting for us this morning. sheriff atinoro says the nevada department of public safety investigation division has taken over the criminal invtigation because of course his deputy was involved. the names of the deputy and the other victim in this case are
pending further investigation. sheriff atinoro also says his deputy has been placed on routine administrative leave. reno police meanwhile say they are looking for two suspects involved in a shooting early yesterday morning. police say it happened just outside of the one up bar on the 200 block of west commercial row about 3:45 a.m. officers say that they found two gunshot victims when they arrived on scene. those two people were taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. police say witnesses told them the suspects and the victims shooting. >> officers arrived, did find two victims with gunshot wounds who were transported and we're currently waiting for an update on their condition and the severity of their injuries. >> one suspect is described as an hispanic male wearing a dark blue sweat shirt. the other is described as another hispanic man about 57 wearing a -- 5'7" wearing a
if you have any information, call police. a chilly weekend. oh, man was it cold over the weekend, tim. sounds like we're warming up a little bit but we might get ready for a storm system headed our way. >> warming up is a relative term. when you have windchills on new year's day morning in eastern nevada of 35, 40 below zero, then warming up is certainly something that we will be doing. however, it will still be pretty chilly out there. >> that's like upper midwest kind of windchills like minnesota, wisconsin, north dakota. >> that's right, places i've never lived and probably wouldn't for the fact that it is so cold there. >> you go up there and you say why didn't anybody set up shop here. >> it's so cold in some of those places. the area of vermont i was in was similar to that sometimes but not as often as the upper midwest. either way very cold out there for friday morning in the eastern part of the state. all of us were pretty cold, too. it was chilly over the weekend but relatively quiet.
become a little more active as far as precipitation is concerned. temperatures are slightly milder with highs in the upper 30s today, lows in the lower 30s tonight for reno-sparks. 37 the high in carson city. 43 the high -- lower at the lake. that'sen inversion but it's not going to last very long. 34 in elko. winds are light but start to increase a little bit tonight. not much in the way of snow shower chances during the daylight hours except up in the sierra. at the sierra crest we'll start to see know moving in by the afternoon. for the rest of us things are relatively dry and relatively quiet. not a hundred percent. there will be some snow showers out there for some of us. however, the chances really increase tonight and into your tuesday as well. teens and 20s across western nevada and the sierra at the moment, so a chilly start. and with relatively quiet weather over the weekend, we did start to watch the air quality and we continue to watch that now. right now moderate air quality. no restrictions on burning.
that will bring in mine or to moderate accumulations of snow. -- minor to moderate accumulations of snow. >> thank you. in other news firefighters say icy roads caused a car to crash into a tree in downtown reno early yesterday morning. fire department officials say the crash happened just after 2:30 a.m. near sinclair. they say one person was removed from the two-door car and two more people were possibly ejected. they believe those ejected may have walked away from the scene. >> the ice played a bit of a factor when they got a little bit off the side of the road they hit the ice and slid into the tree. >> fire officials on scene told us they were not sure about the extent of the injuries of those involved. reno firefighters say the cold temperatures we've been experiencing made for a lot of calls regarding busted pipes. division chief steve leighton says crews responded to at least half a dozen incidents of burst pipes sunday alone and in the past week they've responded to more than 20 incidents.
been called out to several apartment complexes in reno, including the bluffs and sierra hall on the university of nevada campus. he subjects -- suggests keeping your heater on and home warm to avoid the pipes freezing. officials have heavenly mountain resort say an unoccupied chair fell from the chair lift yesterday morning. thankfully no one was injured when it fell from the downhill path of the north bowl chair lift around 11:00 a.m. they did have to stop operating that chair lift, though, and evacuate 65 people from it. officials say the resort has suspended north bowl chair lift operations while they look into what exactly caused the fall. well, we are in the first week of 2016 and that means a lot of people are making new year's resolutions, but all too often we set goals that we just don't finish. alex joins us live in the studio to help us out a little bit. hi, alex. >> good morning. not like you. i'm giving you a hard time this morning.
for this new year, you most likely have been thinking about it according to brainstatistic.com. the top new year's resolutions people make is lose weight, get organized and save more money. the goals can be dawntszing but we want to -- daunting but we want to help you achieve them. set specific and achievable goals. according to u.s. news money, a lot of people set -- [indiscernible] it will make it easier for you to keep track of your finances. next, make a plan. for example, if you want to save $1,000 more for retirement this year, plan exactly where that money is going to be coming from. ask yourself questions like what act iferlts can i cut back on to make sure i reach that goal. finally, write down your resolutions by putting them in a space where you will see them every single day, it serves as a good reminder and help you motivated and help you keep track of your progress. as i mentioned earlier one of the most common resolutions people make is to lose weight. coming up in the next half-hour
about the best ways to keep your fitness resolutions in 2016. back to you. >> we'll work on it. thank you, alex. yesterday marked the last day of business for reno provisions. restaurant owner mark estee closed the doors of the business for the final time. it was the source of the e. coli outbreak back in november that sickened more than 20 people in washoe county. he said he's not closing because ever the outbreak but instead because the store was simply losing too much money. he posted on facebook last week saying, quote, this is not the first time i have had to go through this, but this one is the hardest, end quote. today is the last day to pay a $25 registration fee for the annual reno tahoe senior winter games. beginning tomorrow registration will go up $10 and cost you $35. the event starts on saturday, january 30 at the regency and runs through valentine's day. the games include more than a dozen sports and activities, including archery, bowling and
the city of reno has also added basketball, indoor golf pool and shuffle boards to the games. you can e-mail senior services at reno.gov or call the number on your screen 657-4602. today is also the last day to drop off new or gently used coats at the whitney peak hotel. it benefits women and children in need. there are dropoff bins in the the hotel lobby at whitney peak downtown. nevada energy regulators are meeting this week to decide whether to hold off on new rates for solar power customers. those rates were supposed to take effect on january 1. the changes would raise the base service charge for customers from $12 to nearly $18 a month and $5 to $-- $15 to $21 for northern nevada customers. it would also reduce the amount the utility pays to buy power back from rooftop solar panels. the service clark will rise and the reimbursement will drop every year till 2020. now 11 minutes after the
here's a little something that may make the new year's first drive to work a little more pleasant. it may not cost you as much or take as much time. we'll get details from chris clackham. >> reporter: we already know the average consumer spends about $500 less on gasoline in 2015. >> it's the savings that they incurred incrementally with each full purchase from january through december. >> reporter: well, we're starting off 2016 with an even better outlook, because the national average of about $2 a gallon is a quarter lower than a year ago. >> so even when prices go up as they always do in the the first quarter, we don't expect them to reach the heights that we had seen in 2015. >> reporter: gas buddy senior analyst greg lakosky says he does not see much change in the glut of crude oil that we have right now. >> we have far more fuel than we have demand right now.
expected to translate into prices that should drop another 15 cents a gallon in the new year, chris clackham, nbc news. tesla officials say they're prepared to shift production into high gear this year. they produced more than 50,000 electric cars in 2015. company representatives say sales for 2015 weren't as high as they would have liked. ceo elon musk said he originally expected sales to reach 55,000 cars. he did say he has high hopes for the new year because necessary la's new factory -- tesla's new factory is fired up and is turning out more vehicles than ever. mark zuckerberg makes a major new year's resolution. his goal for 2016 is to create an artificial intelligence system. zuckerberg posted that he wants to build a simple a1 -- sorry, ai -- a1 is my favorite steak sauce.
he's known no keeping up with his resolutions. in 2010 he vowed to learn mandarin and he recently gave a 20-minute speech in that language. last year he said he would read a new book every two weeks. we haven't called him on that. >> your resolution is to eat more steak apparently. $400 million, what would you do with that money? oh. the possibilities are endless. that's how much the next power ballwiner could possibly win this -- ball winner could possibly win this week. someone won $2 million but many others won smaller prizes. no one, though, brought home the grand prize winning ticket. the next chance to win is wednesday. officials say the chances of winning the big prize is about one in 300 million. the largest power ball ticket was won back in 2013. that person from florida took home more than $590 million. if i won the $400 million, i don't know if i would be here with all of you anymore.
>> i would give you some. let's toss it over to tim studebaker. would you share? >> of course. >> sharing is the name of the game if you win that money. that's something you should do but who am i to say because i'm not going to win so why am i talking about it. mountain snow showers up into the sierra. a few of those could make their way into the valleys but mostly by tonight into tomorrow. that's when our chances are highest for some of the snow showers down here in the valleys of western nevada. the winds increase took, too. breezy for lower elevations but if you go up to the ridgetops, we are talking ridge gusts of 80 to 100 miles per hour. yeah, there is a little bit of wind with the system but mostly at the highest elevations. 23 in town right now, calm winds and 78% humidity with partly cloudy skies. teens and 20s across much of the state right now so a chilly start out there. partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies. sun breaks out there too. not much in the the way of snow shower activity for most of us in the lower elevations. we'll see snow showers arrive
right now in the form of lane showers along the california coast and another batch down across southern nevada. the batch across southern nevada should bring a few scattered snow showers to the eastern side of the state later on today. mean while we'll see the snow showers arriving in the mountains first. it will recharge with more moisture. that additional moisture will start to spill over western nevada but mostly by tomorrow. tonight into tomorrow morning is when the chances start to increase and we'll see some accumulations out there, too. minor accumulations in spots. moderate in others. there are weather aletters out there with the incoming storm system. for the northern see era, no -- sierra, northeastern california, 2 to 4 inches. on tuesday 6 to 10 inches of snow at the crest of the sierra in the northern see era. we'll -- seer a. we'll have more numbers throughout the morning. additional waves of moisture. every now and again the chants
chances for snow showers pick up here and there. >> good to see the 40s, though, once again. i never thought i'd say that. it's usually the norm. >> yeah, that's right. the average is in the 40s for this time of year so it is a little colder than average now but eventually we get back toward those averages. it's going to feel almost like springtime when it comes around. >> thank you, tim. we have a whole new prize this week. it is two tickets to the sheep show at the reno-sparks convention center. fourth caller with the right answer to our trivia question will win that prietz. it was -- prize. it was in 1999 jesse ventura was governor of which state? was it wisconsin, south dakota or minnesota? one of the upper midwest states or upper plain states i guess. give us a call if you know the answer. >> that was surreal. and then of course arnold
we'll have more on th good morning. coming up on today, the presidential race heating up with less than a month till the first votes are cast. donald trump releases his first ad overnight. bill clinton hits the trial for his wife today. we got it all covered. also ahead alarming cash test results on products that are meant to keep your pets safe. then jennifer lopez opens up about her new drama. her upcoming las vegas residency and her twins. the ultimate and easy to follow diet cleanse to kick off your resolution to lose weight in 2016 when we see ow a monday morning right -- see you on a monday morning right here on today. >> those colleges never get old. >> i'm sure they did after about a day.
>> it's shirley from reno. great job to you for knowing the answer. >> love your last name. >> her last name love. former professional wrestler jesse ventura was sworn in as governor of which state? wisconsin, south dakota or minnesota? >> you mean jesse the body ventura. it's from the land of 10,000 lakes, minnesota. >> minnesota. >> good job. let's talk trending here. >> a lot of 49er fans or really everyone in the n.f.l. is talking about today. it's one and done for jim tomsula. he has been handed his walking papers. >> the niners went 5-11689 the team made the -- 5-11. the team made the announcement shortly after -- [ inaudible ]
and if you want to get fit in 2016, it's time to lace up your workout shoes and get to work but sometimes it can be tricky to keep up with. we'll have easy tips to help keep you on track coming up. also on this monday morning, one suspect assured arrest after an officer- involved shooting in virginia city over the weekend. we're going to have details on what happened and an interview with sheriff gerald atinoro that you'll only see on news 4.
up for you on your monday, january 4, 2016. good monday morning, everyone. welcome to the last half-hour of news 4 today. the first real day of back to business. happy new year to you. >> happy new year to you. >> it's now 6:30 as we get you going on this fourth day of january. we have the market open. everybody is anxiously watching that. analysts expecting a triple- digit drop. futures were certainly looking that way. we'll check in and get your few minutes. >> and also your forecast with tim. we begin with a follow-up regarding the officer-involved shooting that happened in virginia city. the suspect in this case has been arrested. the storey county sheriff's office spoke with news 4 in an exclusive interview just hours after the incident. sheriff gerald atinoro is thankful everyone involved in saturday's shooting is alive.
recovering from his injuries. the shooting happened around 4:30 saturday afternoon in the virginia city highlands. authorities say the deputy was responding to a domestic violence call when he was shot in the back. the suspect in the case is a 51- year-old, charles stutts, accused of firing multiple shots from a rifle which hit the deputy and another person at the scene. sheriff atinoro says his deputy was able to return fire which caused stutts to surrender. stutts, the deputy and the other victim were all treated for nonlife threatening injuries. stutts was taken into custody and is facing charges of officer. domestic battery. details yet. don't know the -- what was going through the perpetrator's mind at the time. the investigation. i would say it's an isolated incident. i believe this is the first time we've had a deputy shot
>> he says the nevada department of public safety investigation division has taken over the criminal investigation because his deputy was involved. reno police officers say they're looking for two suspects involved in a shooting early yesterday morning. police say it happened just outside the one up bar in the 200 block of west commercial row about 3:45 a.m. officers say they found two gunshot victims when they arrived on scene. those two people were taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. police say witnesses told them that the suspects and the victims were arguing right before shots were fired. >> officers arrived, did find two victims, gunshot wounds who were transported to the hospital. we're currently waiting for an update on their condition and the severity of their injuries. >> one suspect is described as a hispanic male wearing a dark blue sweat shirt. the other is also a hispanic male, 5'5" to 5'7" wearing a red 49ers jersey. if you have any information about the shooting, police say
remain anonymous. yesterday marked the last day of business for reno provision. the owner closed the doors to the business for the last time last night. even know provisions was the -- reno provisions was the source of an e. coli outbreak in november. he said he's not closing because of the outbreak but because the store was simply losing too much money. he posted on facebook last week saying, quote, this is not the first time i've had to go through this but this one is the hardest, end quote. a new year, a new me. that's what a lot of people are saying as they try to come up with new year's resolutions. the etz part is setting the -- easy part is setting the goals. we all know it can be very tricky keeping them. we have some tips to help keep us on track in 2016. hey, alex. >> reporter: good morning. keeping up with new year's resolutions can be difficult, but creating a plan of action before you start your new goals can help you achieve success. one of the most common resolutions people make is to lose weight.
to help keep you and your weight on track in 2016. first buddy up. a lot of times workout goals die because workouts simply get accountability. working out with a friend not only makes the workout fun but having someone who knows your track. next, spice up your water. it's important to drink at least eight glasses of water a dai. however, that can get boring so add fresh fruits like citrus, berries and cucumbers to help you drink more water and it will also help control your calories. finally set small mini goals. make sure they are smart. specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time bound. small goals that lead to big are ones make your resolutions seem less scary and more attainable. the gym isn't an ideal place for me to work out so i visited four local studios to give you get fit. the first story is airing over on our sister station. make sure you tune in. you can catch the other stories
back to you. >> you know what? it's never too late to start over if you already screwed up. >> you're starting over today? >> yup. >> there you go. freeze be temperatures have led to dangerous road conditions. still to come, details on an accident over the weekend that shows the potential danger of icy roads.
caused a car to crash into a tree in downtown reno early yesterday morning. reno fire department officials say the crash happened just after 2:30 a.m. near sinclair. they say one person had to be removed from the two-door car. ejected. they believe those ejected may scene. >> too early to tell. the ice played a bit of a factor when they got a little bit off the side of the road, the tree. >> fire officials on scene said they were not sure about the extent of the injuries. we'll try and have an update for you coming up later today. of course freezing temperatures over the weekend below freezing actually. things might be warming up at least a little bit. we're talking finally the 40s at least. >> i wasn't working new year's day. at least on this show. and you were talking about some scary windchills in eastern nevada. >> yeah. our windchill in reno that morning, friday morning, was 4
however, if you head out to the eastern part of the state, places like ely, our rico, elko -- eureka, elko. we were seeing windchills like 37 below zero, 41 below zero. that's because the temperatures were in the teens to below zero and you add the wind. >> that has to be close to a record. >> it may not be a record but make. i'll have to look into that and find out if that was a reord or not. i wasn't really tracking as far as that was concerned. somethinni can certainly look up later on today. 39 in reno sparks the high a little later on. so a little milder as far as the high temperatures are concerned. 37 in carson city. we're growing for 43 if south lake -- in south lake company and 34 in elko. light winds for today. the winds will be increasing as we head into the night tonight. not much in the way of snow shower activity for the day today, but we are watching for
the sierra by this afternoon. and then eventually spilling over into parts of western nevada by tonight and into tomorrow as well. not a lot of snow expected, but we'll have multiple waves of moisture over the next few days. so that will continue to add to some of the snow totals. so we are talking some winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories that we'll have for you coming up in just a few minutes. 23 in reno. 19 carson city. 18 in truckee and 16 in -- [ stand by for captions ] good morning to you, trooper duncan. >> good morning, guys. we're currently enroute to a disabled vehicle on southbound 580 at mill street. besides that we're crash free this morning so far in all of our northern nevada roads. looks like we have unsettled weather headed our way. driver safety is at the top of
conditions like this do arise. are your wipers okay? how about your vehicle's tires? not only the tread but are they inflated properly? properly inflated tires are critical to your vehicle's performance and traction. too much air and you won't get enough traction. too little air and that can lead to poor performance and vehicle control or tire failure, due to excessive heat. just a couple of tips for you as we head into the new week. happy new year, everybody. seat belts on. cell phones off. be safer and take care. back to you. >> all right, we appreciate it. we'll have the market open
stocks opened shortly -- sharply lower. slowing global growth rekindled worries. the dow jones is down. pull that up for me again. okay, what are the -- [indiscernible] 376 down on the dow. nasdaq taking a tumble as well. we will have that for you. my computer just froze. down 117 points on the nasdaq. 384 points on the dow. all right. some of the stories making financial headlines as we start out this first trading day of 2016, the institute for supply management will release its manufacturing index for december. also the commerce department will report on construction spending for november. the u.s. forest service has begun an environmental review of nestle waters, north america's bottling operations in the san bernardino national forest. nestle was sued in october by environmental and public interest groups claiming the company is operating its
a permit that expired in 1998. the groups say the drought in california combined with the bottling operation is affecting area wildlife. nestle has applied to renew its permit and can continue to operate while that application is pending. u.s. department of justice is investigating how blue bell creameries handled the ice cream contamination linked to ten reported cases of listeria. three of those believed to be sickened by blue bell's frozen treats died. they are examining whether company executives committed wrongdoing in the handling of the outbreak. blue bell recalled all its ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and other frozen treats sold in 23 states on april 20, 2015. this after it said listeria was found on the lid of a food service cup the month before. however, an investigation by the center for disease control and prevention showed that the listeria outbreak dated back to
markets down 391 on the dow. nasdaq now down 1255. -- 125. give us pretty numbers weather wise. >> i will. we have now numbers to talk about. we have mountain snow showers on the way for later on this afternoon up into the sierra. a few of those spilling over into the valleys of western nevada mostly by tonight into tomorrow as well. and the winds will start to increase a little bit for the lower elevations tonight into tomorrow. however, the winds are stronger at the higher elevations. looking for ridge gusts up to 80 to 100 miles per hour. just at the tops of the sierra. most of us won't see that kind of wind, though. partly cloudy skies in town, calm winds, 78% humidity. teens and 20s across the state. so a little milder start but still seasonably cold out there. partly cloudy skies for most of us. there is some moisture across southern nevada that will eventually bring snow shower activity to the eastern side of the state today. then the moisture out over the california coast is going to move into the sierra first today.
bringing snow showers to the sierra with very little spillover potential, although it is there. then heading into tonight and tomorrow morning, the second push of moisture, second of several i might add, starts to move in. this has a better spillover potential, may bring minor accumulations to the valley floor locations as well as of course more snow to the mountains. we'll continue to watch that one. eventually leading to more shower activity heading into the afternoon for central and eastern parts of the state. we'll get another break. then on wednesday we're watching the arrival of more moisture. three pushes of moisture in the next three days to keep annual eye on here. winter weather advisory in purple. winter storm warning in pink. just a little bit of activity out there for us. a winter storm warning. the sierra crest 10 to 20 inches of snow. then we have no advisories in reno-sparks or carson city.
heavier snow showers come through for zero to three in reno-sparks and three to five for some of the foothills and perhaps carson and douglas county. we'll continue to keep an eye on that. a few pushes of moisture the next several days. then a little bit of a break, especially on friday before watching another wave of moisture for more shower activity. we'll keep you updated. back over to you. >> tim, thank you. in international news, bahrain announced this morning it's serverring diplomatic ties with iran citing iran's dangerous interference in bahrain and other arab countries. the announcement comes one day after saudi arabia made a similar move citing an attack on its embassy in tehran. during protests following saudi arabia's execution of a shiite cleric. president barack obama used his weekly address to announce a major new initiative. he says it's time to get serious about gun control. >> reporter: deadly mass shootings seemed to be a regular occurrence in america and president obama has
restrictions on guns. >> once again innocent people were killed in part because someone who wanted to inflict harm had no trouble getting their hands on a gun. >> reporter: now the. says he's not waiting any longer. >> my resolution is to move forward on our unfinished business as much as i can. that's especially true for one piece of unfinished business. our epidemic of gun violence. >> reporter: he will be meeting with attorney general loretta lynch monday to discuss options of tightening gun laws. he is expected to take executive action without congressional approval, expanding background checks, a move which has widespread public support. but some republican presidential candidates are already promising to reverse any action obama takes if they win the presidency. >> so he's going to sign another executive order having to do with the second amendment, having to do with guns. i will veto that. i will unsigning that. -- unsign that so fast. >> he knows that he can't get it through congress so he's
executive action as if he's king barack obama. >> all these executive orders will come out tomorrow and undermine our second amendment rights. on my first day in office, they're gone. >> reporter: i'm kim hutchinson reporting. >> the president will join anderson coop forean hour-long town hall meeting on gun control at george mason university this thursday at #k p.m. eastern. -- 8:00 p.m. eastern. 6:50 now. police officers in oregon are seeking a peaceful end to a standoff that begins saturday. antigovernment activists have occupied a federal office building at a wildlife refuge there. at least one person is armed as the group of protesters took over the national wildlife refuge in oregon. group leaders said they're protesting the impending imprisonment of two local ranchers in what they call the fear any of the federal -- tyranny of the federal government. the nevada rancher is known for his 2014 standoff with federal authorities over grazing
here's what's coming up. kimberly if the lieu main society will be joining -- from the humane society will be joining us to talk about a pet that needs a forever home. and a new law in -- on the west coast. got a lot of people up in arms literally. we'll have all the details coming up in our trending segment as well. that and a lot more coming up in less than five minutes. >> thank you so much. right now let's check in with tim one last time for our final look at our forecast. we're just hoping for a little bit of a warm-up, my friend. >> it's probably not going to happen all that much. i think we're into the 30s and 40s across much of the seven- day there. not much going on as far as the temperatures are concerned. a very uniformed pattern all the way across basically the high 30s for carson city and the high 30s for a lot of that time around south lake as well. now, we are watching waves of moisture. that's where there is a lot going on. the first is tonight into tomorrow. the second is wednesday. the third one on thursday. none of them are terribly
have a . good morning. breaking overnight, donald trump's first television add for the presidential campaign out this morning. the republican front runner pushing all the buttons. >> the politicians can pretend it's something else but donald trump calls it radical islamic terrorism. >> as former president bill clinton gets ready to hit the trail solo.