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have a great thursday.3 >> a new year means new interest rates... could we see a change in 2016 that we haven't seen in recent years? we'll take a look coming up... 3 (samantha)>> plus... there are at least three winners of the largest jackpot in lottery history... find out where the winning tickets were sold. 3 (bill)>> and... the fight over solar incentives came to carson city last night... these stories and more.. coming up on this thursday, january 14, 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
3 (bill)>> we begin this 3 morning with a developing story... .. an investigation is underway .. to determine the cause of an overnight fire that has displaced a family on this cold night. it broke out around 1:30 this morning.. in the 25- hundred block of yori avenue .. near east grove street. the red cross is helping the family find a new place to stay.. while the fire
we will have more details as soon as they become available. 3 (sam)>> now to the battle brewing at nevada's public utilities commission . the panel refused to delay implementing a controversial rate change for solar customers. this decision comes after hours of testimony from angry solar customers. van tieu has our "on your side" report this morning.. 3 ((solar customers came out in droves to protest the puc's decision. mike haley our former washoe county sheriff is one of them.sot: mike haley/solar customer :17 secondse.c. average people (sot: i have friends who have made investments of $50-thousand dollars out of their own pockets and they're not rich people." everyday people, like linda nerstad- a retiree living in reno's del webb community. she talked 33 neighbors into going solar. they say puc decision is raising their bills significantly making the return on their investment to install solar...impossible to recoup. linda nerstadit's just not right..the decision would
customers relying on the sun, instead of the traditional power grid. net metering is the electricity generated by solar customers they dont use--- and then sell back to the utility company- in this case, nv energy.linda nerstad "they broke out contracts, they never let us know, solar city has moved out of the state. i do not blame solar city one iota. they have 18 states they can do energy in. " already, big players like solarcity, and sunrun - no longer doing business in the silver state- laying off hundreds of workers.governor brian sandoval called that a bullying tactic. he issued a statement in decemeber saying he supports solar, but quote: (doc quote)"traditional energy consumers are subsidizing rooftop solar consumers and the state must determine the best way to help develop an emerging industry while ensuring the families who consume traditional energy sources are not paying more just to finance the rooftop
3 (sam)>> that was van 3 tieu reporting for us this morning... it's possible we won't be hearing the end of this battle anytime soon. since the puc did not reconsider the rate change, the solar industry may take this fight to court as part of the legal process. 3 (bill and samantha)>>let's take a quick look outside...
3 (bill, samantha)3 >> we'll toss it over to meteorologist tim studebaker.. for today...a quiet first half of the day with breezy conditions...winds increase for the second half of the day into the night...also snow arrives once again in the sierra this afternoon and evening...spilling over as rain and snow showers into the valleys by the evening and overnight hours.right now clear skies in reno with calm winds and chilly temperatures. on satellite and radar...we're quiet now but moisture is already on the approach. look for partly cloudy skies with increasing clouds later today and moisture arriving once again for the second half of the day into the night.right now temperatures are seasonably chilly. here's a look at the current
3 (samantha)>> a huge boulder that was blocking part of northern california's highway 50 is no more.the rock slide happened on the roadway near the community of kyburz. department of transportation crews used explosives to turn the big rock into smaller pieces.the california highway patrol says one car was damaged when the boulder originally fell .. but no injuries were reported 3 (bill)>> 2016 is in full swing... and as people continue to invest their money... finances are on the forefront of their mind.news 4's alex cannito is live in studio with a look at what we can expect financially in the new year. 3 (alex)whenever we first start a new year... interest rates are on the minds of investors. and after the federal reserves announcement last month to have gradual increases throughout this year... many consumers were wondering what that means when it comes to budgeting. 3 to get a better idea on how interest rates will look in
financial advisor jon sanchez. he says this year we will see four to five interest rate increases by the federal reserve.he adds we will more than likely see increment increases of a quarter percent at a time. in recent years we've seen historically low interest rates.in fact... the federal reserve has kept from raising interest rates for the past eight years.however we saw this change at the end of 2015... and sanchez says that's a trend that may continue. 3 ((sanchez: "towards the end of 2015 they decided to raise rates a quarter percent and that's going to be the beginning of many interest rate increases to come over the next year or two years or throughout. but of conditions can change power to reverse it.")) 3 (alex)>> if the interest rate senario is correct and interest rates do rise consumers can feel the impact. we'll talk more about that coming up in about 30 minutes. 3 (samantha)>> and talk about finances... at least three lucky people just had theirs skyrocket... their tickets matched the winning numbers in the record-setting
powerball jackpot.the first ticket was sold at a 7-11 in chino hills california. that's east of los angeles in san bernardino county.the other two were sold in tennessee and floridathe associated press says the identity of the winners is not yet known.the odds to win were 1 in 292 point 2 million.had no one matched all of the numbers drawn .. lottery officials say the next jackpot would have reached two- billion-dollars.the winning numbers were .. 4 .. 8 .. 19 .. 27 .. 34.. and the powerball 3 was 10. 3 (bill)3 >> a new study shows nevada is among the top 10 states that people are moving to.the silver state ranks seventh on 'united van lines' overall list... making it the third
moving to in the west... behind number one oregon... and number four idaho. 3 (bill)>> the top reason people are moving to the silver state appears to be jobs,40 percent of people moving here say it's for a job.and 32 percent are choosing nevada for retirement. other reasons that nevada is one of the top states on the list include the climate... recreation opportunities... like skiing... and the low cost of living. 3 (("i think there's a lot of opportunities. it's a good place to get started. and it keeps growing, so the opportunities keep growing...")) 3 (bill)>> robert carney.. the owner of that local moving company says ... his business has grown nearly 20 percent in the last two years.to see the full moving study... you can head to my news four dot com... 3 swoosh sound 3 (bill)>> just in case you are tired of hearing about how cold it is... in places like minnesota.. we have a different type of story for you.>> how last year's
for some incredible crops... that story.. when we return... 3 (sam)>> plus.. there's no question that president obama had a lot to say about the war on isis in his final state of the union address. why some political experts say the president is beating around the bush... instead of dealing with isis head- on. the story when we return.
rickman, whose career ranged from britain's royal shakespeare company to the "harry potter" films... has died. rickman's family says that the actor had died after a battle with cancer. (bill)>> film roles included "truly, madly, deeply," "love actually" and the harry potter films, in which he played the dark arts teacher... professor snape. alan rickman was 69 years old. 3 (samantha)>> >> in his final state of the union address, president barack obama spent a great deal of his speech addressing isis.at times... downplaying the threat from the islamic state.(bill)>> national correspondent jeff barnd has reaction from leaders on both sides of the aisle... and checks to see if the president laid out anything *new* in the war on isis. 3 ((/nat sotu-46 :11 "they pose an enormous danger to civilians. they have to be stopped"//vo/ president obama talking about the war on isis in his state of the union address. but one political expert says his speech was *less* about policya& and *more* about rhetoric.a& /sot/rehr - ftp broll 1:22 " it just seems like president
doesn't take it as seriously as the rest of us perceive it to be " 1:29/vo/ some republicans feel america is in a holding pattern in the war on isisa& until there's a change at the topa& come november./sot/rohrabacher ftp politics - 1:52 " it's going to be now even worse for the next 12 months or 11 months as long as he is still president" 1:58/sot/jeb bush - po24-we " i believe it's at the core of what we need to do as a nation to keep us safe. we need to destroy isis. we can't contain it."/bridge/ but some lawmakers feel the fault lies with *congress* a& that congress should go on the record ... and vote yes or no to declare *war* on isis./sot/ ftp politics elijah cummings- :36 "we need to send a message to the american people that we stand with the president" :43 /vo/ stilla& other democrats thought mr obama's message on isis.. missed the mark./sot/ ftp politics rep kildee :34 i would've preffered to hear a much more detailed set of plans as to how we organize an international effort to stop isis :43/vo/ tuesday, the
fears that prays on the minds of many americansa& combating the islamic statea& /sot/ obama sotu 46 - :15 but they do not threaten our national existence." :18/vo/in washington im jeff barnd reporting)) 3 (bill and sam)>> we'll toss it over to meteorologist tim studebaker. 3 for today...a quiet first half of the day followed by afternoon snow into the evening for the sierra...valley rain/snow showers into the evening and overnight...and increasing winds for the second half of the day into the night.right now clear skies in reno with calm winds and chilly temperatures.right now temperatures are seasonably chilly. here's a look at the current temperatures.on satellite and radar...we're quiet now but moisture is already on the approach. look for partly cloudy skies with increasing clouds later today and moisture arriving once again for the second half of the day into the night.for today...a quiet first half of the day with breezy conditions...winds increase for the second half of the day into the night...also snow arrives once again in the sierra this afternoon and evening...spilling over as rain and snow showers into the valleys by the evening and overnight hours.on the 7 day forecast...we have our next system coming through tonight into tomorrow morning...then a quieter day for your friday with snow showers continuing in the sierra...and a relatively active 7 day forecast with additional chances for showers and accumulating sierra snow for several days on the 7 day.7
3 (tim)3 >> you may not think about summer at this time of year.. but last summer in minnesota was near-perfect.. perfect for growing corn and soybeans... and now we know just how great it was. the u-s agriculture department says that minnesota farmers produced more corn than any other year in history.it estimates the harvest at more than one billion bushels...that's more than the previous state record set in 2012. soybean growers in minnesota had a tremendous year as well.. .50 bushels an acre, the highest on record for that state 3 swoosh sound
cafe in indonesia..>> and the blast is caught on tape... we have more details on this latest attack.. still ahead. 3 (samantha)>> plus.. they are setting the stage for tonight's g-o-p presidential debate in south carolina.. who is in.. and who is out... this time around. 3 (tim)>> and here's a look at your flight delays this
3 **stinger music**3 (samantha)>> tonight.... the republican presidential candidates face off in the first debate of the year.the debate is being hosted by fox business network and will focus on economic, domestic and international policy issues.the seven candidates chosen for the main debate are donald trump, senator ted cruz, senator marco rubio, ben carson, governor chris
governor john kasich.carly fiorina, mike huckabee and rick santorum will all be in the so-called undercard debate... which takes place earlier in the evening. 3 (samantha)>> senator rand paul... who also did not qualify for the main debate... has vowed to boycott the event. the debate will be held at the north charleston coliseum and performing arts center in north charleston, south carolina. 3 (bill)>> in state news... nevada attorney general adam laxalt says he's endorsing texas senator ted cruz for president.laxalt hosted cruz and a handful of other candidates at his inaugural basque fry in august at a northern nevada ranch. the republican consultant who ran laxalt's campaign in 2014 is leading cruz's nevada campaign, and one of laxalt's assistant attorneys general has endorsed cruz.laxalt's administration has prioritized opposing what he calls... president barack obama's federal overreach. he called cruz a courageous conservative willing to fight washington. 3 (samantha)>> we are getting our first look at amateur
today near a starbucks cafe in indonesia. police in jakarta say.. militants launched a gun and bomb assault.... killing at least six people.at least five militants were also killed.while it is likely that isis or its allies were behind the attacks... police said they do not know who was responsible. indonesia's president has urged the public not to speculate on who is to blame. 3 (samantha)>> and in turkey this morning... at least five people were killed and 39 others injured... after kurdish rebels detonated a car bomb at a police station.... before attacking it with rocket launchers and firearms. local officials said the attack targeted the police station ... in a mostly kurdish part of turkey.the force of the blast also caused a house close to the police station to collapse.the attack killed two people at the station..and three people inside the collapsed home. 3 (bill)>> the first lawsuit against malaysia airlines for the disappearance of m-h-370 has been filed in the u-s.it comes as the statute of limitations for filing a claim against the airline runs out
kuala lumpur to beijing, carrying 239 passengers and crew, disappeared almost two years ago.and most of the wreckage, aside from a piece of a wing, has not been found. the lawsuit was filed in federal court in washington d- c by the sons of philip wood, who died in the crash.more lawsuits could be filed on behalf of other families in the next couple of weeks. 3 (samantha)>> five people were killed last night.. after their vehicle drove off an overpass on a highway near phoenix.all five victims died at the scene of the fiery crash... including 2 adults and 3 children.officials say the vehicle left the highway on a car pool ramp....and went through a concrete barrier wall.the mid-sized s-u-v then went through a chain-linked fence and fell down more than 30 feet feet to the "interstate 10" median where it caught fire. 3 (bill)>> and in california... former n-f-l player "lawrence phillips" was found dead in his cell yesterday... at kern valley state prison ... outside bakersfield.investigators
is video of phillips from tuesday's preliminary hearing on a murder charge.authorities say he strangled his prison cellmate to death last year. phillips was serving a 31- year plus term for assaulting his former girlfriend and driving his car into several teenagers.the 40-year-old was university of nebraska in the 90's.... and played for the saint louis rams but lasted only three seasons in the n-f- 3 swoosh sound 3 (sam)>> nevada middle schools are getting a new teaching tool. how students will now be able to use new laptop computers ... coming up in the next half hour of news 4 today. 3 3 3 "
know moving forward in 2016 coming up... 3 (("without this program i think i would be in a very rough spot or still in prison in jail ))(bill)>> plus... hillary clinton is putting a spotlight on a northern nevada program which helps drug addicts get back on their feet how the program is having a big impact on our community. 3 (samantha)>> and... a local school could be shutting down.. what the future holds for "rainshadow" charter school. these stories and more.. coming up on this thursday, january 14, 2016. . 3 ((male voice: you're watching news 4 today on your side in high definition.)) 3 (sam)3 >> good morning and thank you for choosing us to start your day. i'm samantha boatman.
3 (samantha)3 >> >> presidential candidate hillary clinton spoke this past monday about rehab facilities across the nation... and how reno is a good example.news four's emily pacillo spoke with officials at the recovery center to see why it made such an impression on clinton... she has the story for us this morning... 3 ((when it comes to those suffering from addiction... presidential candidate hillary clinton says there should be
america.that's where she shed some light on the biggest little city.. "when somebody is in and out of the jail or the emergency room because of alcohol or because of drugs they get a chance to go in to a different kind of setting than a jail and i've seen those i saw a great example in reno nevada started by the sherriff's office and catholic charities."the facility that clinton is referring to is the washoe county crossroads program.... where it is their mission to get addicts back on their feet.sean marston -- deputy sherriff washoe county sherriff's office"if you send them through treatment or they come out of jail sober then they go back into the same environment that they came from it's just a viscious cycle so we're trying to break that."this facility makes their clients build a resume... get work experience... and get connected with social services to fix themselves.and this benefits tax payers as well.... it costs over 100 dollars a day to send someone to jail... whereas it costs 19 dollars a day to send them to
cheaper to keep them here put them back to work and then they're paying their taxes and staying compliant."they're also paying their debts to society by participating in community service activities... like cleaning up the parks or serving food at the food pantry.jeremi coltharp -- house aid management"without this program i think i would be in a very rough spot or still in prison in jail so it is a big changeover drug addicts and alcoholics do not deserve to be incarcerated."clients like coltharp see this program as more of a family supporting each other... rather than a recovery center."compared to incarcerating people and wasting taxpayers money it's a much better alternative then to infringe on someone's life like that.")) 3 (samantha)>> that was emily pacillo, reporting for us this morning... >> the recovery center also makes all of their clients do a breath test two to three times per day.last year... they conducted 75,000 breath tests... and only 34
3 (bill)>> in education news ... nevada has hammered out a contract with an oregon computer manufacturer to get laptops in the hands of thousands of middle schoolers. the state announced a deal this week with beaverton-based "c-t-l" to help implement the new "nevada ready 21" program authorized by the legislature. schools can apply for competitive grants that will be awarded in march. teachers and principals will get training this spring on how to use the computers as teaching tools, and students will receive laptops next school year.the program is aimed at teaching students the skills they'll need to succeed in college and their future careers. 3 (samantha)>> a local charter school that helps high school students get back on track to graduate could be shutting down because of lack of funding.according to the washoe county school district .. rainshadow charter school has been on probation for a while now because they didn't have the proper funds.the school board met tuesday and the charter school gave a presentation to board members that was supposed to include a contingency plan for the school.but no decision was made during that meeting for
toss it 3 over to meteorologist tim studebaker...for today...a quiet first half of the day with breezy increase for the day into the night...also snow arrives once again in the sierra this afternoon and evening...spilling over as rain and snow showers into the valleys by the evening and overnight hours.right now clear skies in reno with calm winds and chilly temperatures. on satellite and radar...we're quiet now but moisture is already on the approach. look for partly cloudy skies with increasing clouds later today and moisture arriving once again for the second half of the day into the night.right now temperatures are seasonably chilly. here's a look at the current temperatures.7 day forecast coming up. 3 (samantha)3 >> a new year means new resolutions... and for many their goals include investing.
interest rates could be on news 4's alex cannito joins us in studio with a closer look at what you need to know before investing your money. 3 (alex)whenever we first start a new year... interest rates are on the minds of investors. and after the federal reserves announcement last month to have gradual increases throughout this year... many consumers were wondering what that means when it comes to budgeting. 3 to get a better idea on how interest rates will look in 2016... we sat down with financial advisor jon sanchez. he says this year we will see four to five interest rate increases by the federal reserve.when the federal reserve raises interest rates this is called a feds fund raise. in other words... it's the rate banks charge one another overnight.and is what sparks other interest rate increases like prime rate. by implimenting interest rate increases... it can impact consumers in many ways. and sanchez says it's something can can often times see immediately. 3 ((sanchez: "anything that is variable rate such as some credit cards, auto loans, definitely home loans. they can see an increase coming
recommending months ago that clients start to lock in any variable rate liablity that they have into a fixed rate to avoid that type of situation." 3 (alex)>> in recent years we've seen historically low interest rates... but as we mentioned that is changing in 2016. coming up in about 30 minutes... we'll take a closer look at the numbers and what could be a new trend when it comes to investment.back to you. 3 swoosh sound 3 (bill)>> . we look at some of the stories making headlines in this morning's crime watch segment.... that's coming up after the break.
3 (bill)3 >> on the crime watch this morning... a third person is behind bars in connection with the shooting death of a carson city teenager. carson city sheriff's detectives say 21-year -old reed skenandore (scan-en-door) fired a handgun at the victim... 18-year -old grant watkins. detectives say skenandore's motive was likely an attempt to rob watkins of marijuana that he was trying to sell.he is being held without bail. two teenage brothers have already been arrested ... jesus and allen garcia- manriquez. they were booked on the charges of "principal to murder," and maintaining a drug house. authorities say they are likely to make more arrests related to this case. 3 (samantha)>> a juvenile is behind bars this morning.. after police say he burglarized a home.washoe county sheriff deputies say a golden valley homeowner called police yesterday after seeing
the male in the residence. after a brief fight .. the suspect fled the scene.washoe county deputies captured him a short time later....he is being held at the jan evans juvenile detention facility. 3 (sam/cg)>> anyone with more information on this burglary is asked to call the washoe county sheriff's office.that number is listed on your screen. 3 (bill)>> happening today... the "27th annual human services network" is set to honor northern nevada's most dedicated humanitarians. tickets cost 40- dollars for "human service network" members and 50-dollars for non-membersthose wishing to see some of our local humanitarians... should head over to the peppermill resort's capri ballroom at 8 this morning... . 3 swoosh sound 3 (bill)>> a dramatic police chase..ends in a most unfortunate place... for the suspect, that is. how it was all caught on tape... before finally ending. the details... after the break. 3 (sam)>> 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 (samantha)3 >> check this out .. a police chase in montana.. ended in dramatic fashion yesterday afternoon .. right outside of n-b-c affiliate k-e-c-i-'s doors ..and the entire incident was caught on tape !officials say the chase started when a woman was seen driving recklessly. police said she took off when they tried to pull her over. security footage caught the car eventually coming to a stop on the sidewalk .. right next to the station. the driver bailed out of her car and attempted to get into the building through the side door, putting the affiliate on lockdown.when police arrived .. the woman tried to get back in her vehicle. officers surrounded the car and the woman was finally taken into custody.
toss it 3 over to meteorologist tim studebaker... 3 for today...a quiet first half of the day followed by afternoon snow into the evening for the sierra...valley rain/snow showers into the evening and overnight...and increasing winds for the second half of the day into the night.right now clear skies in reno with calm winds and chilly temperatures.right now temperatures are seasonably chilly. here's a look at the current temperatures.on satellite and radar...we're quiet now but moisture is already on the approach. look for partly cloudy skies with increasing clouds later today and moisture arriving once again for the second half of the day into the night.for today...a quiet first half of the day with breezy conditns...winds increase for the second half of the day into the night...also snow arrives once again in the sierra this afternoon and evening...spilling over as rain and snow showers into the valleys by the evening and overnight hours.on the 7 day forecast...we have our next system coming through tonight into tomorrow morning...then a quieter day for your friday with snow showers continuing in the sierra...and a relatively active 7 day forecast with additional chances for showers and accumulating sierra snow for
3 stinger with trailing music bed> news 4 today continues with sports... 3 to give...the nevada men's basketball team went into the night a perfect 6-0 at home this season...while boise state came to reno riding a nine game winning streak...we go to lalor events center for the wolf pack and the broncos...off the block by cam oliver, nevada on the run... lindsey drew leaves it for marqueze coleman, he dunks it home but the pack is down four...later on, eric cooper junior spots for three and hits it, but the broncos lead is 11...fast forward to the second half, nevada had a run in them...how about the one handed hammer by cam the jam oliver, pack down five...and then the senior stepped up... marqueze coleman with 17
within three but couldn't get over the top...nevada suffers its first loss at home this season to boise state, 74-67 is the final...news four's alex margulies has more from lawlor events center...the pack men will now take a trip to laramie to face the wyoming cowboys...wyoming lost at san jose state wyoming lost at cowboys...wyoming to face the a trip to laramie men will now take center...the pack events more from lawlor margulies has news four's alex is the final...boise state, 74-67 this season to first loss at home nevada suffers its over the top...but couldn't get to within three pack would pull to within three but couldn't get nevada suffers its first loss at home this season to boise state, 74-67 is the final...news four's alex margulies has more from lawlor events center...the pack men will now take a trip to laramie to face the wyoming cowboys...wyoming lost at san jose state tonight 62-55... tipoff next wednesday is set for 6:00 p-m northern nevada time...the rough season continued for the wolf pack women tonight on the road... boise state wins it 66-58... reed high school graduate nyasha lesure led the way with a double-double for nevada, 21 points and 10 rebounds...the pack drops to 2-14 on the season with the loss...the reno bighorns have been hot as of late, having won five of their last six games, and that had them sitting atop their
night...reno hosting the rio grande valley vipers at the events center downtown...first quarter, and reno hitting from long range...erick green from downtown, he hits 3 erick green from long range... reno hitting from first quarter, and downtown...events center vipers at the rio grande valley reno hosting the into the night...division going sitting atop their and that had them last six games, won five of their of late, having have been hot as the reno bighorns with the loss... 2-14 on the season the pack drops to and 10 rebounds... nevada, 21 points double for lesure led the way graduate nyasha reed high school 66-58...boise state wins it road...tonight on the wolf pack women continued for the the rough season time... northern nevada for 6:00 p-m wednesday is set tipoff next wednesday is set for 6:00 p-m northern nevada time...the rough season continued for the wolf pack women tonight on the road...boise state wins it 66-58...reed high school graduate nyasha lesure led the way with a double-double for
rebounds...the pack drops to 2-14 on the season with the loss...the reno bighorns have been hot as of late, having won five of their last six sitting atop their division going into the night...reno hosting the rio grande valley vipers at the events center downtown...first quarter, and reno hitting from long range... erick green from downtown, he hits and the horns lead by four early...moments later, good look inside to big vincent hunter...two of his 21 points and reno is up six... but it would be erick green firing from outside once again...the smooth shooter from virginia tech with a team high 22 points as reno runs rio grande valley out of the building 137-105...former wolf pack point guard ramon sessions continues to get more and more comfortable in his role with the washington wizards in our nation's capital...ramon's former team, the bucks in town...second quarter, great look to sessions who is slashing to the hoop...count the bucket and he is fouled...in 22 minutes on the floor, ramon hit 6 of 11 shots on his way to 15 points...he also handed
that we haven't . a new year means new interest rates, could we see a change in 2016 that we haven't seen in recent years. we'll have an answer for you coming up in a couple of minutes. >> we've been talking about it for days, the lottery that made history. now, there is a winner, or winners. we'll be talking more about that. >> oh, boy, hillary clinton voices her opinion on the criminal justice system making reno an example for the rest of the country to follow, what she right. these stories and more coming up on january 14, 2016. . good thursday morning everybody, welcome to the second hour of news 4 today, i'm frank moore. >> 6:00 on thursday morning,
winners overnight in the lottery, 1.5 billion, of
course, three people tickets sold in chino hills california, florida and tennessee. >> we didn't win. >> no, we didn't. >> good to see the winner california. >> check your tickets nonetheless. there is so much unclaimed money out there when it comes to the lottery because people think i didn't win the big one, check your numbers carefully, there is money out there. >> it's crazy, the odds how much they jumped. it ended up being one out of 270 million. it went from 1 in 100 million to 2 and 270 million because of everybody's interest in this. three people have one. the question is what does it start out at now, $1 million you, i think so, $40 million. >> i love those studebaker, they have the answer to everything. we'll check in with everything and get your forecast in a bit. we'll begin with a developing story, it's to determine the
it broke out about 1:30 this morning in the 25 had you been block of yuri in east grove. they're looking for a new place to stay while the fire investigation is under way. we'll have more details as soon as we get them from investigators. >> at least one california resident hit the jackpot in the powerball game. one jackpot winning ticket was sold at the 7/11 in chino hills. they don't know if they'll have to share the ticket with other winners. it's a record for any us lottery game. they celebrate for one of their own winning the big price. and i believe -- big prize. i believe the 7/11 get a prize as well. >> i'm excited for them, it's
little city won. >> tickets were sold in tennessee and florida. >> 2016 is in full swing, people continue to invest their money, finances on the forefront of their mind as they have resolutions in place. >> when we start a new year, interest rates are on the minds of investors and after the federal reserve announcing a federal interest rate increase that will be gradual this year. to look at how things will look in 2016, we sat down with the federal financial adviser, we'll see rate increases by the federal reserve and we'll see increases of a quarter per cent at a time. we've seen historically low interest rates. the federal reserve has kept from raising interest rates for the past 8 years. like i said we saw this change
says that's a trend that may continue. >> reporter: towards the end of 2015, they decided to raise rates a quarter of a per cent and that will be following with more interest rate increases in the next two years and throughout. they can change it at any time and they have the power to reverse it. >> if interest rates do rise consumers will fill that impact -- will feel that impact. back to you. trying to find that sweet spot. let's look at the outside, we'll peek outside, good temperatures are coming. by this afternoon, we'll be tracking snow until the sierra once again. by this evening we'll start to see snow spreading across western nevada. it's like what happened yesterday, and it's still windy too. just like that, the win will pick up for us.
it was gusty yesterday morning and it will be tonight. get ready for that. we're looking at rain and snow showers by the evening and in the western part of the state and this afternoon we'll be looking at snow in the mountains once again today. for now, we're starting partly cloudy and mostly clear skies, calm winds 86% humidity. it will be a quiet first half of the day. clouds are on the advance, they're moving through california, moving toward western nevada right now. behind that the moisture makes its arrival again, and that will bring snow by this afternoon into the mountains and during the evening and overnight hours, it will start to spill over towards western nevada in rain and snow showers. teens and 20s, and it's 14 in
around around average for this time of the year. most of the seven-day is and the high temperatures. it's a busy day as far as moisture is concerned. we'll talk about that in a bit. back to you. juveniles are behind bars after burglarsizing a home. a geld invalley homeowner called police after seeing their house ransacked and the male suspect is still inside. there was a brief fight according to investigators and then the suspect ran away. they captured him after finding out his whereabouts, the suspect is being held at the juvenile detention facility. if you have any more information on this burglary, please call the sheriff's office, the number listed on your screen. 328-3350. a third person is behind bars in connection to the shooting death of a carson city teen. sheriff's detectives say this
the victim, grant watkins. his motive was an attempt to rob watkins of marijuana he was trying to sell. two teenager brothers have also been arrested. jesus and garcia maquinez. officers, reason owe police officers say the-year-old daniel pancake is accused of stabbing his wife to death in a domestic fight back in 2014. the pancake was found capable of standing trial after his public defender james leslie questioned his mental ability. he's set for another hearing at the washington district court.
open weapon charge. they've appoint david cochran as the chief of the reno police department. he was recommended for the permanent position back in december. he has a clear vision of what he hopes to accomplish as the fire chief. he has more than 1 years of experience with the reno fire department and has worked his way up through the ranks starting as a firefighter. nevada is one of the top ten states people are moving to. it's from the united vans overall list. number 1 is oregon and number 4 idaho. the top reason people are moving to the silver state: jobs. 40% say it's for a job, 32% are choosing it for retirement. other reasons it's one of the top on the list is climate, recreational activities like skiing and the low cost of living.
a lot of opportunities, it's a place to get started. it keeps growing, so the opportunities keep growing. >> and that local moving company owner says his business has grown 20% in the last two years. if you would like to see the full moving study, you can go on our website. and hillary clinton said reno is an example of what the criminal justice system should be like nationwide. people suffering drug addiction and mental illness should not be in jail. there's a program that takes them out of jail and helps them start a new life. >> when someone comes out of treatment and they come out of jail sober and they go back to the environment they came from, it's a vicious cycle and we're trying to break that.
it costs $100 to send someone to jail and it costs $19 to send them to cross roads. a local charter school that helps students to graduate from high school could be shutting down because of the lack of money. rain shadow charter school has been on probation for a while now, because they didn't have enough funding. they gave a presentation to board members about a contingency plan for the school but nothing was decided for the future. a decision could be made on january 2th. oregon manufacturer will get thousands of laptops into schools. there's a program that has been authorized by the legislature. schools can apply for competitive grants that can be awarded in march.
i'm kimberly wade at the nevada humane soda. this is andrew. this adorable senior loves everybody. he's relaxed and calm. he's looking for a home with you. he wants to showcase his best personality in person. we encourage you to bring down any kids and any other dogs. we can make sure andrew is a right fit for anybody. he's available here at the nevada humane society in reno. we're open seven days a week and we hope to see you soon. it's heard hours of angry testimony beginning at 9:30 in the morning and not finishing until 4:30 in the afternoon. commissioners got an earful, and the changes would include, increase charges and decrease
for solar customers. >> it's not right, it broke our contracts, they never let us know. the city has moved out of the state. i do not blame center city 1 iota, they have 18 states that they can do energy with. it won't affect them that much. it affect the people that i encourage to get solar. >> the commission could have held the rate hike that went into effect of january 1st of this year essentially pressing the pause button on the rate change. the vote was unanimous, the commission keep the rate change in place. the demolition project on mccarran and milk carey boulevard has affected many places. the next to be taken is the lutheran church and several businesses in the intersection
these are expected to be demolished in midfebruary. there will be delays on peak hours. there will be a through lane in each direction with much needed improvements. when people hear there are going to be more traffic at that intersection, it's already packed as it is. when we talk about bad traffic you're crazy, we go to a bigger city. >> that's true. >> this isn't traffic at all. >> but for reno -- >> exactly, exactly. >> all right. if it takes you ten minutes to get to work, oh, my gosh. >> it takes you 15 machines to get everywhere, it's not the case any more. >> it takes 16 or 17 now, let's toss it over to tim. >> the weather is not causing problems. >> it's not too much for the day today. tonight by the mountains, man the second half of the day into tonight, we'll start to see snow again in the sierra, so a quiet start to the day, now, by this afternoon.
valley rain and snow showers once again, increasing winds too, especially in the overnight hours. into the 20s right now for most of the area for the current temperatures, if quiet at the moment on satellite and radar, we have clouds on the approach in california now, crossing the sierra into western nevada as we speak. we do have moisture following those clouds, it will arrive once again by the afternoon hours in the form of snow in the sierra once again. we'll see snow showers making their way overseer are in the central and even parts of the area and spill over the rain and snow showers, the chances of that is higher in the evening and overnight hours. good amount of wind with this system once again kind of what happened yesterday morning, by the way watching saturday for another round of moisture. there are winter weather advisories here in purple for a
out parts of nevada with a wind advisory for western nevada, the details on, that two to five at lake levels, 12-4 with a winter weather advisory in place. most areas are 1-4 and the western sides of the counties there, and five to ten inches of snow with the winter weather advisory going from noon today to 10:00 tomorrow morning. we have this in the reno-sparks area. that goes into effect this evening at 7pm, and it lasts until 4:00 a.m., and the overnight period seems to be the windiest, a wind advisory in place, similar wind speeds 20-3, gusting from 55 to the win prone areas. the wind overnight tonight, we have the rain and snow showers spilling over the mountains into western nevada, we have the snow arriving this afternoon into the sierra and
a couple of breaks for the valleys, western nevada here and there, friday looks quiet and dry, another round of moisture and we're watching monday and tuesday as well. >> the temperatures are comfortable though. >> they're near the average for this time all the way across. studebaker. it's two terms with foot loose, it was on 1952, nbc's today, it's known as the today show, who was the first host? was it john chance her, dave garoway or hugh downs. >> i know the answer. >> i would expect you would. >> still to come here this
oscar nominations officially . good morning, coming up on a thursday, here on today, let the search begin, we're live with a new powerball frenzy on the way. three tickets were sold in three different states and they are winners. and there's a story about a popular brand of lip bomb. we have these stories and oscar nominations, we'll celebrate one friend of our good friend wrangler as we get started on a thursday on today. that's coming up in 35 minutes. first, though -- >> yeah -- >> what is that carrots. us customs protection officers intercepted 2,000 pounds that appeared to be marijuana hidden in a shipment of fresh carrots.
back on january 10th that was carrying a commercial shipment of carrots. they found narcotics hidden among the vegetables. the alleged marijuana carried an estimated street value of $449,000. it's under investigation with homeland security investigators. >> that's a lot of work. >> exactly, i hope they all didn't look like that. good job. >> the drug sniffing dogs helped with that i would imagine. let's she who our winner is on this. >> melanie from carson city. she knew the answer to the trivia's question. it's the today show nbc and it debuted in 1952, who was the first host? was it john chancellor, hugh downs.
garoway. >> good job. it was. >> you can attest i didn't cheat. they don't scroll on the prompter. >> they hold it until you give your guesses. >> i didn't get a text message. >> dad helps on some of those too. trending today the oscar nominations were announced an hour ago. take a listen. >> by an actress in a leading roles are. cate blanchett, brie larson in room, jennifer larson. >> you got -- jennifer lawrence --
you heard michael fa . a raise in interest rates means an impact on your budget. what you need to know moving forward in 2016 coming up in a few minutes. the republican presidential debate will take place tonight. which candidate was left out of the debate and how he's responding. this and much more on january 14, 2016. . good thursday morning everyone, welcome to the last half-hour of news today. i'm samanatha book man. >> beget you going on this 14th day of january. if you hit the alarm clock you're not one of the winners. three of them california, tennessee and florida. >> when you say california we're talking about chino hills.
suburb basically. >> our producer is in the studio, she knows and she's listening to us. the anticipation of everybody watching that. it was interesting, we all looked up, my friend and i looked up to see what channel they do the lotto thing. they don't do it in nevada, you have to go to california to get your tickets, how did you find out. >> we did it on the internet and facebook and all that stuff. the kids gathered around and read the numbers and they said ted you're a loser, one number out of five tickets i bought. >> at least three people matched it. there's a lot of money to be had out there that is in that jackpot. the candidates face off tonight. it will focus on economic domestic and international policy issues.
the main debate stage are donald trump, ted cruz, governor kasich and we'll have others in the undercard debate. senator rand paul who did not qualify for the main debate has vowed to boycott the event. it will be held at the performing arts center. ted cruz is being endorsed as president. in august, he was endorsed at a nevada ranch. a republican consultant is leading cruz's campaign. and one of the attorney generals hasten doored cruz. he is fighting obama's federal overreach. he's a courageous conservative
what should the criminal justice system be like nationwide. million hill argued that drug addicts and those suffering from mental illness shouldn't be sent to jail and should be helped. it takes addicts out of jail and helps them start a new life. the washington county's sheriff's office and catholic charities joined forces to start this program. >> if they come out of jail sober and they go back into the same environment that they come from, it's a vicious cycle. we're trying to break that. >> this program also saves taxpayers a lot of money. it costs 100 to send someone to jail. it costs $19 to send them to cross roads. >> a new year, there are new year's resolutions and that
better control of your finances. what we need to know before investing and saving. >> whenever we start a new year, interest rates are on the minds of investors. they announced last month to have gradual increases this year, consumers are wondering what does that mean when it comes to budgeting, to get a better look at how things look in 2016, we'll see four to five interest rate increases bit federal reserve. when they raise interest rates, it's called a feds fundraise, it's what banks charge each other overnight and it sparks other interest rates like prime rate. interest rate increases can impact consumers in several ways and sanchez says it's something we can see immediately. >> anything that is variable rates, credit cards, auto loans, home loans they can see direction. we started recommending months ago that clients begin to lock in any variable rate, liability
avoid that type of situation. >> now, in recent years we've seen historically low interest rates, that is supposed to be changing in 2016, coming up in 30 minutes over on mornings on fox 11, we'll look at the numbers and what could be a new trend when it comes to investment. >> still to come this morning, the city of reno has appointed a new fire cheap, coming up
we'll be right back. welcome back, everyone. the city of reno has appointed david cochran as the chief of the reno fire department. he's been performing as the acting chief sense december of this year. he has clear vision of what he had hopes to accomplish as a chief. >> i'm looking forward to expanding the service we implemented that covers the whole department. i want to add more firefighters over the coming years, and getting the staffing equipment and station levels up to where they immediate to be. >> cochran has more than 17 years of experience with the reno fire department and has
ranks starting as a firefighter. >> the demolition project has started a week earlier than expected. several homes near nelson and task way has been demolished. the next to be taken down is the lutheran church near queen and pyramid road, once construction begins on the intersection, drivers should plan on delays in the peak areas. they'll add a through lane in
each direction along with much needed improvements. we got a little bit of precipitation in our area. it's not over yet, at least for the next several days. let's look outside on your thursday morning. a lot of people are looking forward to the weekend. the ski resorts will be packed once again. it's going to be a busy one. we got a healthy dose of snow in the mountains and another one on the way later today and
that will come along again once again, with spillover ran showers. that affects -- i'm looking for a word, it was pronounced as we went through yesterday. we had occasional rain and snow showers in the mountains, that's a healthy dose in the mountains. we have a possibility of it today with spillover happening and windy conditions. for today though, the first half of the day is starting out quiet. it's going to go down for the afternoon and evening hours and into the night as well. 44 in reno-sparks, 10 to 15 miles per hour for the southwest. the winds increase in the overnight. pretty gusty for the overnight hours. clear skies, 81% humidity. clear skies for now, clouds will move on in and they'll continue to move from west to east across the area. it's followed closely by the form of moisture in the snow.
today and spilling over into western nevada during the evening and overnight hours. teens and 20s are the temperatures now, fairly seasonable by the afternoon, highs in the 40s, we're watching that system, the first of several more in the forecast, coming up a little bit more. >> let's see how your thursday morning is shaping up. good morning trooper duncan. >> i love to see it, everybody is driving great, no crashes to report for anywhere in the local area. chain requirements, it's required in the mountain highway, 207 from south lake over to mendon. 28 around the northeast part of the lake. and 50 down to spooner summit and the top stretch of 341 and 80 on the california side in the truckee area.
headlines, the labor department will report on the number of people who applied for unemployment numbers, freddie mac will release the average mortgage rates and the brookings institute will announce an analysis of income in the largest metro areas. harold hamm expects the price of oil to rise to $60 by the end of the year. oil fell to $30 this week, a 12 year low, down 72% from $107 in june of 2014. ham believes it's at its inflection point although he wouldn't predict that the price has bottomed. mueller was in meeting with gene mccarthy. they discovered software that
of the vehicles, they admitted software to cheat emissions tests. it comes on the rejection of the regularity rejecting the plan for the vehicles using the software. a civil suit was filed against the auto maker by the epa. a quiet start to the day for us today. we'll be tracking snow once again in the sierra and overnight, some of the showers are spilling over the valleys that has showers and it's gusty winds during the evening and overnight hours, especially for the valleys, we'll be watching those. 20s for those of us across the state right now. it's a chilly start, a seasonable afternoon by this afternoon. we'll be looking at highs mostly in the 40s for western nevada, even parts of the sierra, clouds are advancing across the area now.
by that morning once again. we have snow in sierra as we head into the evening hours. this is around the evening rush hour tonight. you're looking at snow in much of the sierra, spill over snow showers in eastern nevada and a few spillover rain and snow showers from western nevada, you can see the shadowing effect there too as the moisture rides up over the mountains. it doesn't make it over the western nevada, we'll continue to watch that pattern into the night tonight. more and more snow and rain showers will make their way into western nevada by the overnight hours t by tomorrow morning, things will quiet down for us with more moisture on the rain for saturday. we're not done now and there's more on the seven-day forecast, we talked about the sierra and we'll head to northeastern nevada. two to five inches of snow in the mountains.
goes into effect from this afternoon into 10am this morning. eastern nevada valleys 1 to 5 and mountains 4-7 there. another winter storm moving through. we're looking at that on your seven-day forecast tonight and into tomorrow. a quieter day for most of your friday. tomorrow morning the activity will let for us and more pushes of moisture on the way through. a break for the valleys on sunday and continuing the unsettled pattern into monday and tuesday. people in parts of wisconsin may have felt what was known as a frost quake tuesday morning. twitter was above and the national weather said they got several of them and cryoseism is the proper name for what they are. meteorologists at the national weather service says conditions were right.
they felt was what they felt, back to you. making international news, bodies were removed from downtown jakarta, indonesia. it left four people dead and others injured. there were two hours of gun battles. no one has claimed responsibility for these attacks. the suspicion is islamic militant groups, there is
a populace of islam religion there. australia has been battling iraq and syria. they committed superhorn fighter jets and support aircraft and 600 airport personnel and soldiers to fight that iraq. it ex panned in syria last year.
there were no plans to increase
that commitment beyond the current levels. they said australia might contribute more humanitarian aid if needed. trucks with medicine and clothes are headed to me dine a. it's the first aid shipment in months that arrived on monday. they saw the desperate conditions, they requested the immediate evacuation of residents, they will be treated on site by nutritionists in the convoy. west africa appears to be finally over the epidemic, it left 11,000 people dead when it began in 2014. new cases have dwindled thanks
intervention from national and international health workers. france and the u.s. and other health workers have helped treat e bowl a and it infected 28,000 and killed 1 1, 315 of them. >> thank you. if you're traveling today we have a storm system on wait towards the west coast that can cause regional delays in the west. it looks quiet for the rest of the nation as far as the delays are concerned.
we're back after this. . good morning, everybody. we'll send it over to the today show in just a minute, here's a preview of what's coming up on mornings on fox 11. ryan will give us the latest on el nino and how it may affect us in reno. chef collin smith will tell us about a delicious turkey and jicama taco. plus snakes alive here in reno. we'll have one of those snakes right here with bill frankmore well. that and a lot more coming up guys? >> i promise i won't stick it
>> you do not want to stick a rattlesnake down your pants. things. check it out. we'll have a preview and give we'll be seeing. let's get your final forecast. it's quiet during the first half of today and we watch snow in the mountains the second half of the mountains. rain and snow spillover in the valley floors, it will be windy during the overnight hours so the winds increase during the day today and peak out during the overnight.