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tv   Channel 2 Morning News  CBS  February 18, 2016 4:30am-5:00am PST

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strong winds caused problems yesterday... and now there's snow. jeff martinez is in the weather center to show us what we can expect in our team storm watch coverage. and chain controls are already up on i-80 over the pass. ky sisson is live at -- to tell us about road conditions there... and what drivers can expect on their morning commute. and one man is dead... after being shot at a reno trailer park on kietzke lane last night. was it gang related? we'll show you what police are saying. these stories top your news right now at 4:30 a-m. today is thursday, february 18, 20-16. good morning, i'm john potter. and i'm andi guevara. thanks for starting your day with channel 2 news this morning.
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through the area now. ky sisson is live at state line to tell us about a major road closure there. but first.... lets take a look at the forecast with meteorologist jeff martinez. hi jeff. cloudy and colder today with rain and snow showers moving through the area making for a slick morning commute. several inches of snow will fall in the mountains making travel difficult. look for scattered rain and snow showers by this afternoon. we dry things out in
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thanks ky. turning to crime beat... a shooting at a mobile home park in reno left one man dead last night. just after 7 o'clock... reno police responded to a report of a shooting at the ponderosa
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yori. when officers arrived on scene... they found a man in the parking lot with a gunshot wound. lt. scott shaw, rpd: "reno fire department as well as remsa worked on the victim for quite a while, but were unable to revive him. so at this time we are working on a homicide investigation." police are looking for a suspect... but do not have a description at this time. the identity of the victim is also not being released. the gang unit was also on scene... but police are still investigating whether it was gang-related. if you have y information, contact secret witness at 3-2-2 49-hundred. we will continue to follow the story as it develops. and we have new information on that murder at a lakeside motel last month. two people have now been arrested in california over that shooting. tuesday, police arrested 18- year-old tristen batten in vallejo... and yesterday... 20-year-old harvest davidson was arrested in sacramento. both have been charged with open
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wright junior, who police say was shot and killed outside the beverly lodge in south lake tahoe january 30th while trying to sell marijuana. and police think more arrests are likely, as their investigation continues. coming up on channel 2 news this morning... coming up on channel 2 news this morning... here in nevada - presidential hopefuls are battling for your vote at the upcoming caucus...we have the latest campaign update...coming up. the reno police department is lending a helping hand to residents of rental properties...we'll tell you what they're doing and more, after the break. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter,
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jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast!" one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. all of us have a responsibility, to ourselves, to our children, to each other. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born.
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both by the values of their parents and the policies of their nation. it's t te to protect the next generation. fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope. open up the doors so that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, families and our country, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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welcome back. turning to crime beat... the reno police department is helping residents, owners and managers of rentals... to keep their properties safe. it's part of the reno crime free multi-housing program that helps make properties more attractive to tenants and less- inviting for criminals. the reno police department offers this eight-hour class for free. complexes like the meadowood program's second phase... working with police to improve
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lighting, windows and security. lopez "the crime affects not just the police, it affects everyone in the community. so, by working together, we can try to prevent and reduce some of the crime." managers of this apartment complex say they have seen quite an improvement since they started the program. and after the body of an unidentified woman was found near lone mountain cemetery....some drawings have now been released to help identify her. deputies tell us the woman was found wrapped in a sleeping bag on march 17th of last year... along a walking trail near newridge and northridge drives. the autopsy revealed the woman had reddish-blonde hair.. and was between the ages of 42 and 71. the woman was white... and was wearing an adult diaper... size 7 asic shoes in white with purple lines.. and size 8 rings. they also found aristar glasses and partial top dentures. she was buried for at least one
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if you know anything about her, call detective sal acosta, at 2-8-3-78-55. and some sad news to report out of heavenly ski resort... where a woman has died in a skiing accident. officials say 77-year-old kathryn strangman of wisconsin died from injuries, after she hit a tree tuesday morning. heavenly ski patrol responded and attempted life support before taking strangman off the mountain. she was later pronounced dead by the douglas county coroner's office. an autopsy is scheduled, as well as an investigation into the incident. still to come on channel 2 news this morning... still to come on channel 2 news this morning... we have a presidential candidate making their way to northern
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gain your vote ahead of the caucuses...we have the latest after the break. meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast after the
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hmm hmm hmm-hmm-hmm-hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm let us be lovers, we'll marry our fortunes together [ cheering ] i've got some real estate here in my bag counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america
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all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. welcome back. turning to campaign 20-16... ahead of the nevada democratic caucus saturday... bernie sanders campaign says he will be visiting northern nevada tomorrow. the vermont senator will be in sparks the day before the caucus... right after holding a town meeting in elko. the sparks rally will be held in the rose ballroom at the nugget casino. its free and open to the public, and doors open at one p-m. and ahead of his visit... channel 2 got the chance to speak to senator bernie sanders in a one-on-one satellite call yesterday. after his win in new hampshire, sanders is looking to ride his recent wave of support... all the way to the polls. bernie:"i believe very strongly if theres a large caucus
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were going to do really well" to do really well" the latest c-n-n... o-r-c poll has sanders and clinton in a dead heat here in nevada....she is a few points ahead on foreign policy and women... he is a few ahead on voters under 55. and a strong showing at the caucus could not only help a presidential campaign... but also keep nevada high on the list as an early caucus state. senator harry reid was in town yesterday... to encourage a big voter turnout for the first in the west caucuses. harry reid:"it allows a diverse state to be part of the process. it's important to the country that iowa and new hampshire don't decide who's gonna be the next president." and on the republican side... that poll we just mentioned... also found donald trump has a comfortable lead here in nevada.
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percent of likely republican caucus goers back trump... 19 percent support marco rubio... and 17 percent favor ted cruz. ben carson... john kasich and jeb bush all polled in the single digits. and with the republican and the democratic caucuses just days away... be sure to visit our website at k-t-v-n-dot-com to see where your caucus location will be. "channel 2 news continues with meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" cloudy and colder today with rain and snow showers moving through the area making for a slick morning commute. several inches of snow will fall in the mountains making travel difficult. look for scattered rain and snow showers by this afternoon. we dry things out in
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thanks jeff.
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later today... the white house will announce historic plans for president obama to visit cuba. c-b-s news has confirmed the trip will happen in the coming weeks. as don champion reports, barack obama will be the first sitting american president to visit the island nation in 88 years. not since 1928 when calvin coolidge visited havana has a sitting president visited cuba. now nearly nine decades later, cbs news confirms president obama will pay an historic visit to the island nation within weeks. the two republican, cuban americans running to succeed him quickly offered up criticism. "is that something , as president, you'd ever do? not if it's not a free cuba and i'll tell you the problem with the cuban government; it's not just a communist dictatorship, it is an anti-american communist dictatorship" "i think it's a real mistake i think the president should instead be pushing for a free cuba" president obama's trip has long been expected since he normalized relations with cuba in 2014.
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communist government there still engages in human rights abuses. nat clapping just tuesday the countries signed an agreement clearing the way for daily u-s commercial flights to cuba. a u-s economic embargo in cuba is still in effect. don champion, cbs news. coming up next on channel 2 news this morning... there's a tiny micro-chip on new credit cards...but not everyone is accepting this new form of
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for her "experience, leadership, tenacity," the las vegas sun endorses hillary clinton. just like planned parenthood action fund endorses clinton for her fortitude keeping government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. and the league of conservation voters action fund... for her bold plan to attack climate change. or the human rights campaign... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton,
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welcome back. this morning in money watch...a new survey finds businesses are falling behind when it comes to accepting chip- enabled credit cards. it says only 37 percent of businesses can read the cards.
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used in canada and europe, and considered more secure than traditional cards that require the swipe of a magnetic stripe. a los angeles hospital paid thousands of dollars to hackers to get its computer systems back up and running. hollywood presbyterian medical center handed over about 17-thousand dollars worth of bitcoins, a form of internet currency. staff started noticing a problem almost two weeks ago. malware had locked access to certain systems and was preventing electronic communications. administrators decided the quickest way to get back up and running was to pay the "ransom" and the system was restored monday. the f-b-i is investigating. the florida winners of the 1- point-5-billion-dollar powerball jackpot came forward today. the new millionaires are 55-year old david kaltschmidt and 70-year old maureen smith of melbourne beach. the check was made out to 'nickel 95 trust' ...a trust created by the couple to manage the money.
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live powerball drawing on january 13th and didn't learn until the next morning that they had won. yesterday they claimed their one-time lump sum jackpot at lottery headquarters in tallahassee of nearly 328 million dollars. the west coast winner has yet to come forward. coming up on channel 2 news this morning...
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yesterday... and the storm front responsible is now bringing snow to the mountains and the valley floor. meteorologist jeff martinez is in the weather center to tell us what we can expect in our team storm watch coverage. chain controls are already up on i-80 over the pass. ky sisson is live at -- to show us the road conditions there... and what you can expect on your morning commute. and one man is dead... after being fatally shot at a reno
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officers are still looking for who is responsible for that shooting. these stories top your news right now at 5:00 a-m. today is thursday, february 18, 20-16. good morning, i'm john potter. and i'm andi guevara. thanks for starting your day with channel 2 news this morning. the winter storm is passing through the area now. ky sisson is live at state line to tell us about a major road closure there. but first.... lets take a look at the forecast with meteorologist jeff martinez. hi jeff. cloudy and colder today with rain and snow showers moving through the area making for a slick morning commute. several inches of snow will fall in the mountains making travel difficult. look for scattered rain and snow showers by this afternoon. we dry things out in

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