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3 (alex)>> local organizations are taking a count of homeless youth in washoe county... how you can get involved in the event coming up... 3 (samantha)>> plus... a crash last night sends a woman to the hospital in critical condition.. what police are saying this morning. 3 (bill)>>and... new developments in the oregon standoff involving ammon bundy.. and his followers... these stories and more coming up on this wednesday, january 27, 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 this morning with a developing story.... we are learning more about a car crash that closed fourth street west of keystone avenue...just before 11 last night.a reno fire battalion chief tells news 4 hat the car had crashed into a telephone pole at some point before it came to a stop.the woman driver had to be extricated from the car before being taken to renown.. where she is in critical condition. reno police say their was major damage to the roadway. 3 (("it was a rollover type of accident. we do have several power lines, power poles, fencing, curbing, sidwalk, retainer walls along the south side of the road that have been damaged"))
at one point .. more than 500 customers were without power due to the crash....and they are working to get power restored to the area. the cause of the crash is under investigation. 3 (samantha)>> now to an update we brought you yesterday on news 4....we now know the identity of a man killed in an officer- involved shooting near meadowood mall monday night. sparks police have identified him as 38- year- old sergio alvarado - morales. officers say it all started with a traffic incident involving four, possibly five vehicles. they say alvarado-morales was involved in the crash ...but they're not really sure what led up to the collision. officers also confirm alvardo- morales was armed with a knife and threatening to harm himself. one officer tried to subdue him...-- using a taser... but that didn't work, according to officers on scene. investigators say that's when a scuffle happened, turning deadly. police have not released certain details of the case, including how many shots were fired. 3 ((sot: its not about being secret, its about protecting the integrity of the investigation. sot: how come you're not releasing the names
our protocol its a reno police case and we wouldn't release their names and the same thing conversely )) 3 (samantha)>> this is an on- going investigation....if you have any information call 322-4900.investigators want to know what led up to the crash and if there was a fifth car involved.they also want to know more about alvarado-morales. 3 (samantha)>> sparks police are investigating this shooting. detectives say the officers involved are on routine paid administrative leave ... pending the outcome of the investigation. 3 (bill)>> this morning.. the red cross is helping several families.. who are without power as a result of a fire at the sundance west apartments in reno.crews were called out to the complex on plumas street just after 5 yesterday evening.the reno fire battalion chief said two units there were involved.. and that crews were able to put the fire out quickly. the cause of the fire is under investigation. however..... as we mentioned.. several families are without power because of that fire. 3 (bill) red cross volunteers are providing comfort and care to sixty-nine
complexes who were left with out power... they also want to make sure that everyone has a place to stay... food... clothing and other necessities.red cross caseworkers will continue to stay in contact with the displaced families in the coming days... 3 (bill and samantha)>>let's take a quick look outside... current conditions and skycam
it 3 meteorologist tim studebaker.. for today...more clouds compared to yesterday...but milder temperatures. winds remain light.in reno at the airport...seasonably cool to start the day with partly cloudy skies and light winds. temperatures now are seasonably chilly to start out the day. here's a look at the current temperatures. milder temperatures heading into the afternoon.on satellite...more clouds have moved in making for a mostly cloudy day today. here's a look at satellite and radar. we're watching a system for the weekend. a look at that coming up on the 7 day. 3 (bill)>> in an effort to get
youth in the area... local organizations are teaming up for a fourth annual event.news 4's alex cannito is live from west street plaza with a look at the event and how you can get involved. 3 (alex - live) 3 nyep and build our center will be coordinating the homeless youth point in time count, in conjunction with the reno area alliance for the homeless (raah) point in time count...an effort to get an accurate count of homeless people. this count is mandated
back to you. 3 (samantha)>> nevada's unemployment numbers are out ... and the las vegas metropolitan area.. saw the highest growth in employment... adding more than 18- thousand jobs during last year. and last december...las vegas' unemployment rate dropped to six- point two percent.... while the reno/sparks area went down to five- point five percent. carson city's unemployment rate for december declines to six-point seven percent. reno experience mild job growth last month... adding 11- hundred jobs.. while carson city went up slightly... adding 100 jobs in december. 3 (bill)>> nevada is expanding its reach... by opening a tourism office in india. state officials hope to capture a larger share of travelers coming to the u -s. lieutenant governor "mark hutchison" says he's headed to new delhi to launch the new international branch promoting travel and tourism to nevada. nevada has a 6-point- 5 percent share of the india travel market.research shows
to visit family and shopping. the state said indians on average budget a maximum of about 54- hundred dollars per year for international travel. 3 (bill)>> nevada recently closed its tourism office in beijing, china. 3 (samantha)>> tomorrow marks 30 years since the explosion of the challenger in 19- 86. family members of the crew lost used the tragedy as an inspiration for the future by creating the challenger learning center.there are more than 45 challenger learning centers around the world... but the first one in the silver state is now open. students of all ages from across the region can come to sparks high school to learn a hands- on experience that involves analyzing and interpreting data to complete a mission. 3 (("this is the flight director station at mission control where communicate with astronauts on the spacecraft.... emily how's it going over there..it's going great we're just performing some experiments right here on the spacecraft as we're heading to mars.")) 3 (samantha)>> the center isn't limited to students in our
four dot com to see how you can sign up and when the public missions take place. 3 (bill)3 >> western governor's university also known as w-g-u... is offering up to 20 full ride scholarships for people who wish to go back to school to become a teacher.the scholarship is geared to help combat the silver state's teaching shortage.winners, who must be a nevada resident, will be awarded up to 12- thousand dollars to complete w-g-u's teaching program.it allows individuals who already have a bachelor's degree in non-education related fields to get their teaching licenses. to learn more information... and how to apply.... visit firstname.lastname@example.org.. 3 swoosh sound 3 (samantha)>> dramatic video of a police car engulfed by a massive wave where it all happened ... along with the rescue effort afterward.... 3 (bill)>> plus... hillary clinton's emails are back in the news this morning... when we can expect the last batch to be released.
3 **stinger music**3 >> this friday.... the final batch of hillary clinton's emails is supposed to be released to the public. instead, the u-s state department says it needs more time.(bill)>> our national correspondent kristine frazao spoke to the journalist who is suing the state department under the freedom of information act.he says the voters are losing out. 3 ((natsot hillary on campaign trail "let's build on what we have"on the campaign trail in iowa, hillary clinton has her eye on the endzone.but in washington - a delay of game, with the state department asking the courts for an extra month to release the final batch of her emails - 55 thousand pages that would be *after* iowa, new hampshire, nevada and south carolina. jason leopold/vice news journalistas secretary of state her communications as well as other documents, we are entitled to ask for that
of information act i think the public needs to have that informationvice news journalist jason leopold, who filed the original freedom of information lawsuit more than a year ago, fired back with an opposition suit - saying the state department has not shown good cause for the extension...and argues voters in the primary states before the release will be harmed by not having all the information. standup at federal courtthe state department listed two reasons for the extension. one - they realized they forgot to scrutinize about 7 thousand pages of the emailsa&and the second reason is the weather. many of the roads here in washington are still blocked and the courts are closed.it's an issue that comes up time and time again for hillary clinton. hillary when you're facing something like that you've gotta get the facts and it takes time to get the facts.one former lawmaker says things could potentially get worse as the fbi continues to investigate her use of a private email server.tom delay i have friends in the fbi and they tell me they're ready to indict, they also say if the
indict they're going public"so how will this all play out on the campaign trail?we'll get the first real indication next week when iowa voters head to the caucuses.in washington i'm kf reporting)) 3 (sam)>> it's now up to the courts to decide if the state department will be able to delay the release of those emails by another month. 3 (bill and sam)>> we'll toss it over to meteorologist tim studebaker. 3 air quality becomes a concern whenever the weather quiets down. here's a look at the current air quality and burn code.for today...mostly cloudy skies with milder temperatures and winds remaining light.in reno at the airport...seasonabl y cool to start the day with partly cloudy skies and light winds.temperatures now are seasonably chilly to start out the day. here's a look at the current temperatures. milder temperatures heading into the afternoon.on satellite...more clouds have moved in making for a mostly cloudy day today. here's a look at satellite and radar. for today...more clouds compared to yesterday...but milder temperatures. winds remain light.on the 7 day forecast...still quiet for a couple more days with a system on the way for the weekend...mostly rain for the
help a person trapped inside the vehicle .. as crashing waves continued to pummel the car. 3 swoosh sound 3 (bill)>> another 3 presidential candidate has made a campaign stop in nevada...>> what jeb bush had to say during his visit to elko. 3 (samantha)>> plus.. why boycotting tomorrow's g-o-p debate.. just days before the iowa caucuses. 3 (tim)>> and here's a look at your flight delays this
3 **stinger music**(sam)3 (samantha)>> one person is dead and at least eight are in custody ....after federal officials clashed with anti- government protesters occupying a national wildlife refuge in oregon. 54 year old arizona rancher "lavoy finicum" , was killed.. according to his daughter, challice. ammon and ryan bundy, the brothers leading the protests were among those arrested.protesters led by the bundy brothers have occupied the land refuge since the beginning of the year. late last night.... another member of the group, turned himself in at the peoria, arizona, police department. 3 (samantha)>> all face federal felony charges of conspiracy to impede federal officers from discharging their official duties through the use of force, intimidation, or threats. 3 (bill)>> in washington state... two people were killed and three others injured when someone opened fire at a homeless camp in seattle.it happened last night at a long- standing encampment known as "the jungle."police are still looking for the shooter.they believe the victims were targeted and dodot think other homeless people are at risk.at the time of the shooting... seattle mayor ed murray was giving a
to address the state of emergency he recently declared to help the homeless 3 (sam)>> this morning.. we're following the latest developments from the campaign trail.(bill)>> donald trump says he's skipping tomorrow's republican debate... just days before the iowa caucuses.... ted cruz challenging him to a one-on- one. (samantha)>> and bernie sanders heads to the white house today. tracie potts has more on the story from washington. 3 decision 2016 swoosh sound 3 (( (nats)fresh off two key endorsements - donald trump now says he's skipping thursday's debate because he thinks the fox moderator is unfair: (sot: donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate) "fox news, right wonderful wonderful place, fox news, its wonderful (laughs). wonderful." fox calls trump's "terrorizations" of anchor megyn kelly "near unprecendented."ted cruz - who seemed to have a lock on iowa - is challenging trump to a one-on-one.(sot: ted cruz/ (r) presidential candidate)"i want you to think how you would react if you were interviewing someone for a job and they
willing to show up to the interview."(sot: robert costa/ the washington post)"by skipping the debate, trump's being a rebel - a renegade. it's the year of the outsider so he may be okay, but some iowans may wonder, why are you quitting?"the democrats are also fighting for an iowa win. hillary clinton's touting years of experience in a new ad:("courtesy of cnn") super burned in(sot: hillary clinton/ (d) presidential candidate) "i've been on the front lines of change and progress since i was your age." bernie sanders tells voters turnout will make the difference:(sot: bernie sanders/(d) presidential candidate) "if we have a large voter turnout... we will win, and we will win big."he's meeting privately with president obama at the white house today.(--- reporter live tag ---)the white house says that meeting was first discussed in december and there's no formal agenda.i'm tracie potts in washington. )) 3 (sam)>> closer to home... republican presidential candidate jeb bush says he's the only candidate with a western land policy that respects western ideas.the former florida governor spoke to elko residents yesterday afternoon.bush received
sayng the u-s department of the interior should move its headquarters from the nations capital to the west.bush made his appeal a month before nevada republicans head to caucuses. 3 (sam)>> bush also said other republican candidates are better talkers than him .. but argued he was the contender with a plan. 3 (bill)>> sad news from hollywood this morning.... character actor abe vigoda... a star of both the small and silver screen... has died. vigoda's claim to fame include playing both a cop and a criminal. as "sal tessio" he tried to take over the corleone mob family by killing michael in "the godfather".a move than backfired, ending in -his- execution. vigoda then moved to the other side of the law.... with a comic turn as the unflappable "fish" on "barney miller", which ran from 1975 to 1982.abe vigoda died from old age.. he was 94 years old. 3 3
trailing music 3 >> local organizations are taking a count of homeless youth in washoe county... how you can get involved in the event coming up... 3 (bill)>> plus, the future of rainshadow charter school is now clear.will it stay open... or will the doors close for good?find outwhat the washoe county school district decided last night. 3 (samantha)>> and... how a simple cup of coffee.. turned into a mission of hope. these stories and more.. coming up on this wednesday, january 27, 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 (bill)3 >> police are looking for two suspects who they say robbed a gas station in sparks last night.according to sparks police.... two men entered "mccarran mart" on east greg street just before midnight. one of them pointed a gun at the clerk and told her to get on the ground... as the other man took money out of the register.both suspects then left and were last seen running south. 3 the first suspect in this case is described as a white or hispanic male wearing dark clothing with a hooded sweatshirt and a black leather vest. the other suspect is said to also be a white or hispanic male, wearing dark blue clothing with a black beanie cap and white tennis shoes and a handgun. 3 (bill)>> anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the sparks police department detective division at 353-2225 or secret witness at 322-4900. 3 (samantha)>> now.. to the fate of a local charter school.... "rainshadow" was on the brink of losing its charter.. but now the financially struggling school is getting another chance. it was a difficult decision because on one hand, you have all of these students and teachers who love rainshadow and thrive in their studies there. on the
legal obligations it must stability is one of those factors.but the board decided unanmiously that it will put the students first. 3 (( it means i will be able to graduate with my school ... i will be able to walk in my school .i'm really excited i have so much energy right now... hehehe.)) 3 (samantha)>> rainshadow will finish the school year through june. even though internal auditors estimate the budget will be tight...- finishing the year with only 75 hundred dollars of wiggle room. the decision allows the school to start its 3 charter renewal process for the next school year to demonstrate its financial stability. the deadline for that is in late february. 3 (bill)>> washoe county school district officials say they maintained favorable credit ratings from moody's investor service and standard and poor's ratings services this week.but, what does that mean for the district as a whole... and for taxpayers?tom
district says it's good news. 3 (("we are issuing our first round of rollover bonds, and in order to issue bonds, you have to have the rating analysts moody's and standard & poor's come in and analyze what's happening with your finances, the school district's finances, as well as looking at the local economy to see, you know, what things look like in the washoe county area, and so those ratings are used to,.. and when we get the favorable reports that we got, um, it allows us to get lower interest rates so that when we issue debt, we don't have to pay as much, so it's a good thing for the taxpayers." )) 3 (bill)>> though the credit ratings were good, analysts at standard and poor's rating services did express concern about long-term capital funding needs for the school district.ciesynski says steps are being taken at the district and state level to address that issue. 3 (bill and samantha)>>let's take a quick look outside... current conditions and skycam
toss it 3 over to meteorologist tim studebaker...for today...more clouds compared to yesterday...but milder temperatures. winds remain light.in reno at the airport...seasonably cool to start the day with partly cloudy skies and light winds. temperatures now are seasonably chilly to start out the day. here's a look at the current temperatures. milder temperatures heading into the afternoon.on satellite...more clouds have moved in making here's a look at satellite and radar. we're watching a system for the weekend. a
3 (samantha)3 >> for the fourth year... local organizations are teaming up to help homeless youth in washoe county.news 4's alex cannito is live from west street plaza with a look at the event and how you can get involved. 3 (alex - live) 3 nyep and build our center will be coordinating the homeless youth point in time count, in conjunction with the reno area alliance for the homeless (raah) point in time count...an effort to get an accurate count of homeless people. this count is mandated by hud.
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mercy ship doctors provide their patientswith a brighter outlook1:10 1:13 gfx melinda kaney (mercy ships, volunteer nurse)sot "love is a language that doesn't need words all the time. you can show compassionand care for them. the people come here with just a heart to serve and a heart to makea difference."1:17 1:23 gfx mercyships.orgto learn more and mercyshipsdotorg)). ...and that's your chideo causewire.)) 3 swoosh sound 3 (bill)>> it is an old occupation.. that is going high- tech.... still ahead... we look at how a shepherd is using g- p-s.. to keep track of his flock. the story.. 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
sheep. they use a g-p-s device... from their living room couch... miles from their flock. the family still has a guard dog.... more out of tradition.... sheep tend to wander and can get lost very easily.now, g-p-s tracking makes finding strays much easier.when the flock's owner wants to know where his sheep are, he simply calls the g-p-s device which relays the animals' location back to him with precise coordinates, including current direction of movement and their speed.the owner rounds them up with his car and they follow him along a footpath to their enclosure, awaiting a favorite treat of dry bread. 3 (samantha)>> first it was snakes.. and now.. it is a guy with birds down his pants. u- s customs at miami's airport have arrested a man who they say tried smuggling *live* birds -- in his *pants*.the man was a passenger on a
was concealing six exotic birds in a fanny pack... and three more.. you know where.... the birds were turned over tothe department of agriculture's miami quarantine station.it is a violation of federal law to smuggle live animals into the u- s. 3 (bill and samantha)>> we'll toss it 3 over to meteorologist tim studebaker... 3 air quality becomes a concern whenever the weather quiets down. here's a look at the current air quality and burn code.for today...mostly cloudy skies with milder temperatures and winds remaining light.in reno at the airport...seasonabl y cool to start the day with partly cloudy skies and light winds.temperatures now are seasonably chilly to start out the day. here's a look at the current temperatures. milder
afternoon.on satellite...more clouds have moved in making for a mostly cloudy day today. here's a look at satellite and radar. for today...more clouds compared to yesterday...but milder temperatures. winds remain light.on the 7 day forecast...still quiet for a couple more days with a system on the way for the weekend...mostly rain for the lower elevations with a chance for snow to mix in saturday and sunday. upper elevation snow over the weekend as well
weekend and next week.3 men's basketball team came into tuesday night's game against mountain west leader san diego state... with some momentum after beating unlv on saturday... but how would all that energy stand up against such a dominant aztec team... (take vo)midway in the first half... the dish to eric cooper in three point land... he pulls up for the swish... 21-20 nevada...last game the pack went 0-9 from beyond the arc on tuesday night was a different story... here d.j. fenner hits the tripple as well... and then as nevada gets back on defense marqueze coleman swipes the rock and gets the and 1 bucket... then nets the free-throw...pack up by 4...later... tryon criswell likes the 1-on-1 challenge... takes a power dribble and
ahead by 4... time starting to wind down in the half... coleman takes the shot and misses... but the aztecs must not know he's a hussler... coleman grabs the rebound and finishes what he started... at the half the pack lead by 7 points...now in the second pack standing it's ground... cameron oliver swats the san diego shot attempt then lindsey drews rewards him with alley oop...48-42 pack advantage... but by the last minute of the game... the pack was down by 2 coleman was on the line and went 1-2... and in the end san diego won 57-54...news 4's alex margulies watched how it all played out and has this report
heard the name krysta palmer listen up.. because this wolf pack diver is on fire... (take vo)for the fourth time this season and for the ninth time in her career, senior krysta palmer was been named mountain west diver of the week. the carson city native was honored for her efforts in leading undefeated nevada past san jose state with a first place finish on the 3-meter springboard.it's hard to believe but this month marks just three years of competing on the board for palmer... and the future can't be any brighter for the reigning mountain west diver of the year (take sot)((there's just a lot of opportunity...i'm just going to give 3 it my all. ))(gianna)>> that was a snip from a feature on palmer that ran this weekend on wolf pack all access... if you missed it... you are in luck... just head to my news 4 dot com and click on the sports page to learn more
(gianna)>> we aren't in baseball season yet, but one player on nevada's squad is getting some early recognition...(take vo)college sports maddness has named christian stolo... mountain west preseason pitcher of the year...stolo, a native of reno, was named the mw pitcher of the year last season in his first season of division i baseball. the left-handed pitcher posted an 8-2 record with a 2.83 era... he tied for the league lead in total wins before being tabbed as the mw's top pitcher...3 the wolf pack opens the 2016 season in three weeks, beginning
with a four-game series against northwestern in mesa, arizona... that's it for sports ...i'm gianna giorgi))
3 organizations are taking a count of homeless youth in washoe county... how you can get involved in the event coming up... 3 (samantha) in annual event happening across the country this weekend there is a way for you to get involved plasmon
than 500 people were without power in washoe county last night after a car crash. in arena will face closure after years of financial trouble but it may just find a way to stay open. news 4 today on your side in high definition.)) 3 (bill)>> good morning and thank you for choosing us to start your day. i'm bill frankmore.(sam)>> and i'm samantha boatman. 3 (bill) good wednesday morning. welcome to this edition of news
i am bill frankmore.>> it's 6:00 and when he said 27 january, it's hard to believe there's only four days left of the month. where did it go?>> it speeds by middle of the winter right? it's when it's beautiful out there we hate to see it go but the beautiful thing is we're higher now of our snowpack that we have been in five years. good news there. we could be adding on and we could add more this weekend. police still looking for two suspects they say robbed a gas station last night. two men enter the mccarren park trust around midnight. one pointed a gun at the clock and told her to get on the ground as the other man took money out of the register. they were last seen running south. a white or hispanic male wearing dark clothing in a black leather vest.
also be white or hispanic being in a white beanie cap -- black beanie cap and tennis shoes. if you have information, please contact 322-4900 we continue to foley developing story. more about a car crash that closed fourth street west and keystone just before 11 pm last night. a battalion fire chief tells us the car crashed into a telephone pole before coming to a stop. the female driver had to be extracted from the car before taking -- being taken to a medical center where she is currently listed as critical. police say there were also major damages to the roadway. >> it was a rollover accident. we do have several power lines, power poles, fencing, curving, sidewalk, retaining walls along the south side that have been damaged.
to 500 customers were out of power. we now know the identity of a man killed in an officer involved shooting. sparks police identified him as sergio alvarado-morales. officials say it all started with a traffic incident involving possibly four or five vehicles. they say sergio alvarado- morales was involved in the crash but they are not sure what led up to it. officers also confirm sergio alvarado-morales was armed with a knife and threatening to kill himself. one officer tried to subdue him using a taser but that didn't work. according to officers on scene, investigators say that's why scuffle happened and it turned deadly. police have not released certain details including how many shots were fired.>> it's not about being a secret, it's about protecting the integrity of the investigation. >> reporter: how come you aren't
>> that's protocol. >> this is an ongoing investigation and they are looking for information. if he saw anything or know anything, call secret witness 322-4900. police also want to know if there is a fifth car involved. sparks police are investigating the shooting again and officers involved are on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. reno police survey have you leads related to residential burglaries in northwest way to. detectives have identified michael henn. if you know anything, you are encouraged to call secret witness at 322-4900 the red cross is helping several families who are out of power as a result of a fire at an apartment complex on plymouth
two units there were involved and crews were able to put the fire out quickly. because the fire is still under investigation but fire caused several families to be without power. 69 residents were left without power. they want to make sure everyone has a place to stay with all the necessities. caseworkers will continue to stay in contact with the displaced families in the coming days. let's take a quick peek outside. 10, the path -- camera -- tim, the past few days have been nice. >> snow levels start up pretty high on friday. a lot of elevations seeing rain and then snow levels lower into the weekend. we could even see snowflakes on the valley floor.
mostly cloudy today. yesterday, mostly sunny. this time around, cloud cover and 560. we're seeing are clouds and warmer temperatures. 560 -- generally light winds across the area. of course that means we are watching air quality. 310 in town right now. partly cloudy, calm winds and 79% humidity. our temperatures are in the 20s and 30s across the area now. they are pretty close together in numbers because of the cloud cover that moved in during the overnight period. clouds continued to move through so we will see mostly cloudy skies but drives. light winds, mostly cloudy skies and warm temperatures. that will be the case tomorrow but with increased winds. heading into the weekend, we are watching our next storm
depending on elevation. republican presidential candidate jeb bush says he's the only candidate with a western land policy that respects western ideas. he spoke to elko residence yesterday and received applause from the crowd after saying the department of interior should move it's center to the west. bush also said other candidates are better talkers than him but argued he was the contender with a plan. nevada is expanding its reach by opening a tourism office in india. may help to capture a larger share of tourists coming to the united states. mark hutchinson says he is headed to new delhi to launch the international branch promoting tourism to nevada. nevada has a 6% share of the india market.
are to see family and shop. the average family spends $5400 per year on international travel. teachers and students at every now charter school are facing closure. will what compromise was made with washoe county schools to ensure rain shadow charter remains open. >> reporter: when faced with the possibility of having its charter revoked, rain shadow issued an sls, save our school. -- s os, save our school. but on tuesday, the board of trustees had and answer. the school will remain open on its current charter ending june 30 and will begin its renewal process in february. it was a compromise that brought tears of joy.
they will work on a tight budget with only $7500 of wiggle room. many of these on school weren't on track to graduate until they came to rain shadow. >> they came to us and family could be successful. >> reporter: it had grown into a family. >> breaking up a families difficult, emotional, stressful, hard and painful. >> reporter: this moves avoids uprooting students mid-school year or closing the school altogether. >> this gives us incentive to continue what we were working on and look at developing the program to be more sustainable in the future. >>reporter: there's still a lot of work. the trustee says she has been talking to a donor who may throw the school a lifeline. >> fingers crossed they will follow the protocols and continue these great partnerships with individuals
pray for a win for our kids. >> reporter: a quarter of fiscal's budget goes to renting the building. the school will come up with new ways to be more financially solvent. the deadline to submit its new charter plan is late february. 10 minutes after the hour. in an effort to get an accurate count of homeless youth in our area, local organizations are teaming up for a fourth annual event in west street plaza. >> reporter: the event we are going to to you about today based on numbers shows the number of homeless youth is on the rise. we are joined by meredith. tell us a little about the point and time count. >> it happens all over the country.
by hide -- hud truck but have previous years been like and what has impact on you been personally? >> how numbers are going up. it has gotten me personally motivated to highlight what is going on with youth in our the lack of housing, services and help available to them and how important it is to give them help to sustain them. >>reporter: the event begins at midnight until the movement of the following day. what can people do to get involved?>> we can always use donations. checks and cash are always exciting. packaged food, tents, sleeping bags, canopies, tree hammocks is a hugely requested item and sewing kits but our community has stepped up incredibly this year and has really come
every year, we try to get a mass of sleeping bags put some different organizations have come together and said we're going to make sure those are taking care of. consider if you were on the streets today, then all likelihood what would you carry on your person? it's important for people to generate clean items and items that work back if you have a jacket, that's great but if the zipper doesn't work we will take that to the garbage for you. >> reporter: my -- more information on mynews4.com/. learn more about how you can donate. alex camino news 4 the atlantic city boardwalk has seen the hardest hit financial struggle for a long time.
toyota hold onto its head off top-selling automaker in 2015. they sold more than 10 million cars last year. this despite the fact that it's been caught up in a faulty airbag recall. toyota had to recall millions of cars inches of the airbags might explode. volkswagen briefly passed toyota last year before an emissions scandal damage their reputation. port is recalling thousands of ranger pickup trucks due to faulty airbags. farebox installed -- airbags installed in the 2004 through 2006 edition explode cause injury. the recall comes just days after the government announced that a south carolina man was killed in december when an inflator exploded.
to others about the recall starting in late february. customers can find out if their trucks are included by going to got www.for.com -- www. 4:.com. a bid to save atlantic city from bankruptcy. chris christie and atlantic officials met to discuss the options. they are struggling with high municipal debt and dwindling economic opportunities. they will decide to change or terminate contracts and share services with the county or other municipalities. chris christie says he expects the new legislation to pass in february. it's 6:17 pm. let's go over to tim studebaker. >> if you are heading out of town, be aware we have a storm on the way for the weekend that
that storm could reach as far south as vegas with some rain. if your travel plans take you to vegas, not too bad for friday and saturday. pretty mild temperatures, upper 60s but by sunday, that rain could reach the vegas area plus upper elevation snow in the sierra as well as elevation rain showers down into the valleys of western nevada and snow showers possible. we will cover that through the next couple days. air-quality in the truckee area is moderate. no burning restrictions. for clouds today than yesterday but milder temperatures as well. well into 50s for the lower elevations. calm winds. breezy or conditions tomorrow and windier conditions by friday. 310 in town partly cloudy skies right now. 79% humidity and cold temperatures to start in eastern nevada. that's also where the skies are more clear helping to keep
single digits even below zero for eastern parts of nevada. 20s and 30s for the rest of us. the clouds have lived in for western nevada making for a mostly cloudy day. the cloud shower hasn't made its way. into the 50s for our northern zones today and into the 50s down into the truckee meadows the 600 the high end reno sparks. that's well above average for this time of year and will be even warmer heading into tomorrow and friday but rain arrives on your friday and continues into the weekend off and on in nature especially in the valleys we tend to get that shadowing effect but we will have a pretty decent amount of rainfall followed by snowfall for the upper elevations of the sierra, something we will be watching. highs only in the 30s monday and tuesday.
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to be aware of the number of homeless use is on the rise every year but there's a way to help we will tell you about an event you can get involved with in a couple minutes.
the washoe county school district gets high credit. what does that mean for taxpayers? we will break it down. >> ratings are getting better. that's always good news. that's all coming up today january 27, 2016. welcome to the last half- hour of these 4. >> 6:30 am on this 27th day of january.
workweek so far. it has been pleasant weatherwise. we have a couple more days of that and then some pretty good solid days of precipitation here and in the mountains. >> a warm thursday and friday with highs in the 60s we begin with the fate of a local charter school. rain shadow was on the brink of losing its charter but now the financially struggling schools getting another chance. it was a difficult decision because on one hand you have all the students and teachers who love the school and thrive in their studies but there are legal obligations and financial stability is one of those factors. the board decided unanimously if put the students first. >> it means i will be able to graduate in my school, walk in my school. i'm really excited. i have so much energy right now. >> rain shadow will finish through june even though internal auditors estimate the
the year with only $7500 of wiggle room. the decision allows the school to start its charter renewal for the next school year to demonstrate financial stability. the deadline is late february. washoe county school district officials say they maintained favorable credit ratings for moody investor services and -- investor services earlier this week. what does that mean for the district as a whole and taxpayers? the chief financial officer for the school district says it's good news. in order to issue bonds, you have to have them come in and analyze what is happening with your finances as well as looking at the local economy to see what things look like in the area. those ratings are used -- and when we get favorable reports like we got, it allows us to get lower interest rates the so when we issue debt, we don't have to pay as much. it's a good thing for taxpayers.
were good, they did express concern about long-term capital funding needs for the district. a lot of that half in to do with growth, i imagine. steps are being taken at the district and state level. local organizations are teaming up to help homeless youth in washoe county. alex can veto is live with how you can get involved. >> reporter: pretty empty right now at 6:30 am but come this afternoon and it won't be the case because the biggest little city is jumping in on a national event for the fourth year in a row.>> good morning. >> toss about the point in time count. how is this plaza going to be transformed later? >> it's a nationwide count. we are very special here because we count youth separate from adults but downtown will be transformed this afternoon
midnight. we have a maine town where we survey young people and a free market that will have clothing, tense, and all sorts of necessities. the food bank come this comes down. northern nevada help comes down for testing. this year, washoe county social services is involved and they are doing healthcare sign-up but java jungle provides coffee and tea to people in the circle and all the volunteers. it's pretty exceptional and a young person can come down and really get a grasp of what is available to them and at least get some necessities. >> truck and this isn't just about local businesses but the community. you can get involved as well. what types of things should people drop off?>> we are looking for 10 cases of bottled water. it's hard to come by when you are living on the streets, which seems ridiculous. we can also use tense and
before coming to a stop. the fuel driver had to be extricated from the car before taking -- being taken to renowned where she is listed in critical condition. police say there is also major roadway damage. >> it was a rollover accident. we have several power lawrence and power poles, fencing, carving, sidewalk, retaining walls that have been damaged.>> nv energy says at one point, more than 500 customers were without power due to the crash. they were working to get power restored. the cause of the crash is still under investigation. another nice day on tap for us waiting for that storm to hit as later this weekend. the big question is, how much will he get? >> a moderate, decent system. i think upwards of 1 foot in higher elevations. i think what will eat into that
levels which means snow levels at 8000 feet at the beginning and then they climb downward helping to increase snow. but that first batch that falls as rain will easy to the potential snow totals. things can change low. it still several days out. for now, rain for many elevations. upwards of a foot for the higher elevations of the sierra. 560 in town for the high later today. certainly warmer than yesterday but also more cloud cover. 530 the high in carson city. 350 in elko. mostly fatty skies and we have already had the clouds moving. partly cloudy skies, calm winds and 79% humidity. temperatures across the area now 20s and 30s. 21 in truckee, 31 in reno.
and mark leesville. we're not looking at any rain or snow, dry across the area. clouds have started to break a little but that he will fill back in throughout the day and we will continue to keep an eye on the storm system through the weekend. details in a few minutes. let's see how your wednesday morning commute is doing so far. good morning, trooper duncan. >> we are looking at property damage crash at south carson street and fairview. that has been moved into the lows working what. that's all we have going on in the local area. if vehicles are visible during an accident, please pull safely over to the right shoulder and call 911. this reduces the possibility of secondary crashes in the slowing of additional traffic due to the enclosure. enjoy a safe and wonderful day out there.
is in hot water. here are some of the stories making financial news as we get you going on this wednesday morning. opening numbers on wall street in a moment. here are some of the stories making financial headlines. apple is bracing for its first sales decline and 13 years despite selling a record 74.8 million iphones in the final three months of 2015.
could fall at least 6% during the january-march quarter. analysts said the latest iphone models aren't providing the boost apple needs to match the massive sales growth it enjoyed last year. j.p. morgan chase customers will be able to initiate transactions at atms without a card. these new systems will also allow customers to withdraw to $3000 and in different locations. shares of the upscale grocery chain whole foods sank 5% monday after an analyst downgraded the company to underperform, all wall street euphemism for cell. the stock is still down almost 15% for the year whole food stock is now selling for half price and about 50% of its market value since the end of 2013. we are 15 minutes into the market.
points and nasdaq down 24. we have some moderate air quality me truckee meadows. we start watching air-quality anytime you weather goes quiet because that provides for the inversion shut up. so far, moderate. it wasn't too bad yesterday. we will see what today looks like. still no restrictions on burning . more clouds today as compared to yesterday. milder temperatures. mid-fifties and most spots and generally light winds across the area. and how much going on across the area. at the airport, we have partly mostly cloudy skies, 79% humidity and temperatures below zero. we are in the 20s for most of west and central nevada. clouds have started to move in and we have cloud cover throughout the day for mostly
dry, mostly cloudy tomorrow but still warmer. warmer today than yesterday and warmer tomorrowland today. then, we watch our store make its arrival as rain or snow depending on arrival time. 30s and 40s for the eastern side of the state, generally light winds across the area. around tahoe, we are in the 40s and low 50s. light winds, 490 and southlake. on to the 50s for some of us at lower elevations like 56 for your high in dayton. up into the northern zones, 520 in said -- stead. above average temperatures for now and well above average tomorrow as well, even warmer today despite the fact
that we have a good amount of cloud cover both days and even warmer for friday but we
way bringing rain to the lower elevations and upper elevation rain changing to snow. snowflakes could make their way into some of the valley floor locations friday -- saturday and sunday with temperatures falling into next week. just a few hours from now, officials will hold a press conference
on the oregon wildlife refuge. that comes less than 12 after's -- hours after a shootout between police and protesters with one occupier dead. >> honestly, there are things more important than your life and freedom is one of them. >> reporter: lavoy finicum telling abc news he would rather die than lose freedom. he was killed as ammon bundy and several members of the armed group occupying the wildlife refuge. officials say it started with a traffic stop and that ryan bundy and lavoy finicum refused
he had his hands up and was shot three times. officials haven't commented much beyond saying it's unclear who files for >> ryan bundy suffered minor injuries and lavoy finicum died at the scene. he was one of the most outspoken groups earlier this month to protest federal land policies. >> we aren't going anywhere. we are here to do a job. >> reporter: incident ended with three additional activists in charges. i am read been in reporting. new york officials are set to meet about if they will turn the niagara falls into a trickle. at a public hearing, officials will discuss plans to replace a 115-year-old bridge linking the mainland islands above the falls. the arch bridges provide
access. the hearing will be held at the niagara falls convention center. the u.s. senate judiciary committee will hold a meeting later today on the heroin and prescription drug epidemic that has taken hold in many communities in our country.'s -- ohio senator rob portman will be in attendance to speak about the crisis in his home state. the cdc reported earlier this month that the right of deaths from drug overdose from opiates and pain relievers increased 200% between 2020 14. -- 2000 2020 14 -- 2000 to 2014 . the boston moment explosion left three dead and 260 injured. -- was killed during the
fight -- flight. we're sending it over to the today show one minutes but here's a preview. oliver x will be here to talk about awesome events in our area. and he representative from yelp will be here to talk about the international supper club. plus, ryan kern is going to give us a live look and an update to the virginia lake project. that and more in less than five minutes. let's look at your final forecast before we head to the today show. >> a couple more quiet days, mostly cloudy skies. more clouds than the last couple days and warmer. onto the 50s for lower elevations today and tomorrow.
the low 60s in a few lower elevation locations but also coming along with some shower chances increasing into the weekend. a good amount of moisture coming in with this mixture. it's another moderate system. upwards of a foot of snow in the sierras. less than that at lower elevations and starting out at pretty high snow levels on friday. that means rain for most elevations and snow lowering into the weekend. we could even see some snowflakes on the valley floor once everything is said and done. we are looking at lower levels overall. thanks for joining us, everybody.