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their morning commute today. the freezing temperatures overnight have created extremely slick conditions in most areas. first responders were onthe scene of dozens of accidents near the speghetti bowl this morning. no injuries were reported but it caused major delays for people trying to get to work this morning. while you may not see the blinding snowfall that we had yesterday... it is still going to be dangerous out there. n-dot crews are working around the clock to clear the roads... ice will be a major problem. "the driving conditions for everyone involved, including our own drivers, is going to be slow. people need to plan ahead. leave a little bit early." these accidents are a reminder to take it slow and drive safe during these big storms. and make sure to carry chains on the mountain roads. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast.
hitting the slopes after all this fresh snow, you'll want to be aware of the avalanche danger today. the sierra avalanche center is currently reporting 'moderate' avalanche danger. natural avalanche activity is not expected today but officials say it's not out of the question. however, human triggered avalanches are expected for the backcountry. officials at the center say wind slabs have formed in less typical areas which could be easily triggered.
and skier were rescued over the weekend after riding out of bounds at mount rose ski resort. washoe county officials say two people called for help saturday afternoon after getting lost on the slide side of the mountain. washoe county search and rescue say they made contact with the boarders four 4 later. officials say they were in an avalanche prone area, which slowed the rescue process down. the boarders were found unharmed. it's no surprise that we've gotten a good amount of snow this year in the sierra. today, nevada is conducting the second snow survey of the season... to find out exactly where we're at. we were 110-percent of snow survey. that means, in terms of about an inch and a half more, than is average this time of year. and about seven inches at that time last year. snow survey's are a good indicator of how much water we'll have for summer and how much water we will have in our reservoirs. despite all the snow we've gotten this
still be behind as a result of the drought. over the last four years we've missed a whole years worth of precipitation. winter weather has caused some problems for the sky tavern junior ski program this year... but this weekend was a go... and hundreds of kids had the chance to take advantage of the fresh powder. the first three days of the ski program were cancelled due to high winds and icy roads... but conditions from this latest storm... were ideal. 5 inches of fresh snow were reported. chain controls were up on mt. rose highway... but the buses were were able to get everyone on the hill. it's a change from the past few years... when it was lack of snow causing cancellations... and eventually, a change of venue. "this is amazing we are so happy to be back on our mountian we can't thank mt. rose enough for letting us ski there but there's nothing like being at your own home base." the non-profit plans to make up some of the missed days at the end of the season. today we'll learn more about the successes and challenges facing our schools during the superintendent's 20-16
tonight's address starts at 6 o'clock... at the damonte ranch high school theater. superintendent traci davis and the washoe county school district board of trustees will discuss the district's progress toward goals outlined in 20-15 and will update the community on current programs designed to help students succeed. police believe a deadly shooting in south lake tahoe this weekend-- stemmed from a drug deal. it happened saturday night at the beverly lodge. police found 40 year old dennis wright junior outside one of the rooms with a gunshot wound to his chest. he was taken to a local hospital where he died. according to police... wright and a woman drove to south lake to deliver a hundred pounds of marijuana. a fight broke out and shots were fired. the woman suffered a head injury. police are asking anyone with information about this shooting to call south lake tahoe police at 530-542-6100. secret witness is now offering a two thousand dollar reward for information about a deadly hit and
it happened a little before 6 o'clock yesterday morning near fourth street and spokane. according to reno police, a 55 year old man was crossing the street when he was hit by a speeding pickup truck with its' headlights off. the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. the vehicle is described as a new light colored full sized pickup truck. anyone with information is asked to call reno police or secret witness at 322- 4900. elko is extending its ban on medical marijuana shops despite the fact that some residents want it lifted. the elko daily free press reports only one councilmember voted no on the ban. councilman john patrick rice noted that about 60 percent of elko voters cast ballots in favor of nevada's medical marijuana initiative. rice said the city is depriving itself of revenue and keeping a service from residents. councilwoman mandy simons was among the four in favor of the ban and noted possession of cannabis is still illegal under federal law. it's finally here... the and noted possession of cannabis is still illegal under federal law. it's finally here... the
the candidates are in a mad rush to gain all the support they can for the first vote of the campaign. and officials are meeting to determine how severe the zika virus epidemic is. but first... lindsey matherly will be back with your complete weather now forecast. announcer: "you're watching kolo 8 news now midday, with dave lawrence and weather with lindsey matherly this is kolo 8 news now midday." lawrence and weather with lindsey matherly this is kolo
there's a growing concern about young people suffering from mental health issues in northern nevada. dave now ... state and local officials are stepping in to try and prevent psychosis in young adults. amanda tomorrow on good morning reno a look at a new facility that aims to help battle
mental illness. dave amanda and now your kolo 8 hour-by-hour weather forecast with lindsey
people in midtown were out doing good deeds over the weekend. neighbors were out clearing snow for people who couldn't. 98 year-old virginia gara-venta garaventa -- who has lived in reno for 70 years
says she appreciates the help. trt: 11 virginia garaventa, reno resident, " the girl in the back she shovels my walk, my driveway and takes care of my garbage cans and things like that."" and after all the shoveling was done, there was still time for a good old fashioned snowball fight. the final frenzy is underway... presidential candidates are in the home stretch with just hours to encourage iowa voters to caucus for them tonight. lana zak is in des moines with the latest.
after some 15-hundred rallies? nats "...tv ads..." and $33 million dollars spent?it is decision time in iowa. nats a new quinippiac poll out today has donald trump widening his iowa lead. sot - donald trump / presidential candidate "well, you have to be a little bit nervous. you know i like to win. i want to win for the country." but polls are not votes and a third of likely caucus voters say they are undecided or may still change their mind. that's bad news for cruz, who has been sliding in the polls and with just hours to go, is being criticized for sending out this mailer- stamped "voter violation" ?many today saying it is deceptive. nats marco rubio still hot on the campaign trail today-trying to lure voters away from the 10 other republican candidates. sot - sen. marco rubio / presidential candidate "i just say: someone going into a caucus site tonight and there's a candidate that you've really been with, but you don't think they're going to make it to the finish line - caucus for me, because we can win." and supporting all of the candidates, armies of volunteers have fanned out across the state. sot - sen. bernie sanders / presidential candidate "i think our message is resonating throughout this country." 15,000 sanders supporters on the streets. the clinton campaign says it's knocked on
all of the contact with iowa voters, hillary clinton says has formed her candidacy. sot - hillary clinton / presidential candidate "i think that the months i've spent here listening to iowans has really made me a better candidate. and i think it will me a better president." lana zak oncam close: it is the first time voters that may determine the results tonight. remember, it was first time voters that were largely credited with then- senator barack obama's 2008 upset win in iowa. lz, abc news, des moines, iowa. the world health organization is holding a meeting right nowto discuss the explosive zika virus outbreak. officials warn there could be as many as 4- million new infections this year. and so far, there's no
the emergency response committee is trying to determine whether to declare the zika epidemic a public health emergency of international concern and whether to recommend travel advisories. there is a lot of attention on this meeting given the criticism of how slow "who" responded to ebola in 2014. "part of our job just like on ebola is getting the international commuity together, getting consensus, picking up the best possible candidates, getting the money behind the trial designs, and moving those forward." officials say they're most concerned with the link between the virus and the spike in microcephaly cases -- a birth defect that causes babies to be born with small heads and officials say they're most concerned with the link between the virus and the spike in microcephaly cases -- a birth defect that causes babies to be born with small heads and incomplete brain development. as they are meeting the virus is spreading. indonesia reported its first case and colombia reported more than two-thousand pregnant women infected. in the u-s there are four reported cases in pregnant women. in brazil, public health teams and soldiers are going door to door trying to eliminate any place the mosquitos
a pair of virginia tech college students are due in court today... accused in connection with the kidnapping and murder of a 13-year-old girl. so far, it's not clear why the girl was killed. megan hughes has more from washington. pkg script: 18 year old virginia tech engineering student david eisenhauer appeared in court today facing first-degree murder charges. police say he kidnapped and killed 13-year-old nicole lovell. sot - rebecca lemon / organized vigil "... to know that this could've very easily been one of my
home." also in shock-the maryland communities of the two teenage suspects. natalie keepers? also arraigned today?is charged as an accessory accused of helping eisenhauer dispose of the girls body. police say eisenhauer knew lovell? and that he used that relationship to his advantage. . sot - catherine chiconne / eisenhauer family neighbor "people are in distress at this point and they could use your prayers." catherine chiccone lives a few doors down from eisenhauer's maryland home?where he was a high school track star. she feels for his parents. sot - catherine chiconne / eisenhauer family neighbor "that has to be the blackest day of their lives." after arresting eisenhauer saturday morning for abduction?authorities found lovell's body? 80 miles away in north carolina. lovell's parents say she vanished wednesday sometime between midnight and 7am? after pushing a dresser against her bedroom door and climbing out her window. more than a thousand volunteers search joined last week's
because lovell? had a liver transplant as a young child and needed daily medication. sot - sarah bradbury / friend "i didn't think that would happen to her. she was always the cutest little thing." megan hughes oncam close: lovell's mother tells the washington post that her daughter was bullied on social media and at school. megan hughes, abc news, washington. some new developments in last year's deadly amtrak crash in philadelphia. investigators are releasing documents today -- to shed light on the cause of the derailment that left 8 people dead and 2- hundred more injured. the n-t-s-b says they've wrapped up the investigation phase and will now analyze evidence to prepare a report on the probable cause of the crash -- along with new safety recommendations. investigators say its unclear why the train was going about twice the posted speed limit of 50 miles per hour moments before the derailment. investigators say the train's engineer hit his head in the crash, and doesn't recall what happened. police across the united states are rethinking how they use force amid national outrage over questionable shootings and violent arrests. after months of work, nearly 200 law enforcement leaders gathered in washington
discuss new guiding principles. if enacted... roughly 18-thousand law enforcement agencies in the u-s would significantly remake how policing has been done for decades. the 30 principles include an acknowledgment from leading law enforcement professionals... that officers should go beyond the basic legal standard of what a "reasonable officer" would do in such a situation. it also includes that officers should focus on preserving all human lives in any encounter. a massive fire erupted at commercial building in los angeles early monday morning. you can see the huge flames coming off this building in the glassell park neighborhood. officials say propane cylinders and combustible materials stored in the building helped fuel the fire. firefighters managed to get the flames under control and knock down the fire just before seven a-m. it's not clear how it started. the cause is still under investigation. dozens are dead in northeast nigeria -- after another terror attack by boko haram.
islamic extremists attacked a village near the borno state capital saturday. locals say gunmen came into the town and opened fire before burning down homes. reports say people were burned alive. the village is near the largest refugee camp in the country for those displaced by the terror group. it houses around 20- thousand people -- and adds more with every decimated village. over the last week, russian aircraft
performed 468 combat operations... engaging over 13-hundred terrorists' facilities in syria. the long-range bombers were supporting syrian troops in several provinces. with the iowa causus here today... some wonder... what is the big deal? we take a look at how the caucus works and why it is so important to the future of the presidential campaign. and three escaped prisoners from california are back in custody. we're getting a look at how they escaped.
tonight's caucuses. but how important is a win for a candidate? and what do the caucuses have to do with selecting a party's delegates? chris moody has the answers to these, and other caucus questions. pkg transcript not available. trt: 1:54 oc: ...when we say a candidate has won. turning now to the dramatic take down of
escaped from a southern california jail almost two weeks ago. one of the inmates turned himself in on friday. the two others were captured on saturday in san francisco after someone spotted the in a stolen van. they rappeled out of the jail from the roof. but they were hauled back in this weekend through the front door. pkg transcript not available. trt: 1:54 oc: ...when we say a candidate has won.
turning now to the dramatic take down of the three inmates who escaped from a southern california jail almost two weeks ago. one of the inmates turned himself in on friday. the two others were captured on saturday in san francisco after someone spotted the in a stolen van. they rappeled out of the jail from the roof. but they were hauled back in this weekend through the front door. with all three fugitives now in custody, officials focusing on potential conspirators. it was a citizens' tip that led to the capture of the last two escapees saturday... in san francisco.
hacked a doggie door in a steel grating-- then navigated the labyrinthine of pipes behind their ward to the roof of the maximum security facility. police say one of the inmates jailhouse english teachers supplied them with google images key to the escape. wall street is more than happy to leave january behind. today they got february started with a special guest to ring the opening bell. and if you're planning a trip... you can look forward to some new perks... making your flight just a little bit better. announcer:
let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. a quieter weather pattern will be in store a quieter weather pattern will be in store this week with cold and below average temperatures through midweek. a few brush-by disturbances may provide snow
showers on tuesday and more so by wednesday. high pressure will then build for the remainder of the week with drier conditions and warming temperatures expected into the weekend. && .short term... the center of the surface low which brought heavy snowfall across much of western nevada continues to shift southeastward with only a few light snow showers remaining across the region. as a result, have discontinued all remaining winter weather products. skies are also beginning to clear across northeast california and northwest nevada which is producing current temperatures in the teens and 20s across much of the area. road surface temperatures remain below freezing and expect snow/ice covered roadways to create travel impacts and slow downs for this mornings commute. motorists and pedestrians should allow extra time this morning to reach your destination. brisk northerly winds this morning will also make for some bitter feeling wind chills with teens and single digits expected across much of the region. areas of blowing snow may also limit visibility at times especially across portions of mono and
gusts up to 45 mph are possible through the afternoon. despite friday's rally for the dow jones... investors will be happy to say goodbye to january. "bell ringing" the first month of the new year saw major stock indexes like the dow off 5-point-5 percent for the month and the s&p 500 off 5point-1 percent. history shows january's dive could bode poorly for stocks for the rest of the year. the stock trader's almanac says "as the s&p 500 goes in january, so goes the year". additionally february has a history of "flat" performance for the dow which for the past 100 years has risen just one tenth of a percent in february. "... they got moi!" wall street's special guest today was the muppets, miss piggy.
enjoying herself and said she was going to be looking for an investment banker to take her out on a date. after 15 years, u.s. airlines are restoring some small perks for passengers crammed into coach. don't expect ample legroom or free checked bags. but fliers will find improved snacks, a larger selection of free movies and - on a few select routes - the return of free meals. today, american airlines became the latest carrier to add something back. it announced the return of free snacks in the economy section and more free entertainment options american, which recently merged with us airways, hasn't offered free snacks since 2003. passengers of snacks in 2008. following the september 11th terrorist attacks and the subsequent recession, u.s. airlines removed almost every perk imaginable on domestic flights. hot meals disappeared along with legroom,
when continental airlines stopped giving out free cookies and mini bags of pretzels in 2011 - after its merger with united airlines - it said the move would save 2-point-5 million dolalrs a year. general motors is kicking its efforts to build self-driving cars into high gear. the company is creating a dedicated autonomous vehicles team that starts working today. it will be led by one of g-m's vice presidents. its goal it to figure out a strategy to make g-m the leader in self- driving technology. the move shows self- driving cars are not just as a concept for g-m any more... but the company sees them as something that can work in the real world. now to the investigation into the e-coli outbreak linked to chipotle. the wall street journal is reporting the outbreak could be declared over as soon as today. dozens of people across 9 states were affected by the outbreak since october of last year. despite an investigation,
able to pinpoint an exact source of the contamination. the business has been trying to reassure customers their food is safe to eat since the outbreak. a glass food container sold at several stores, and online--- is under recall. the "i play" food storage cubes can break. 23 injuries have been they were sold at whole foods... amazon- dot-com... and target- dot-com between june and december of last year. if you have one---- contact "i play" for a you can find more information about the recall, at kolo t-v dot com. just click on hot topics. ### looking to buy a gun on facebook? think again. the social media giant announced it is banning users from coordinating private gun sales on its social networking site. the ban is also in effect on it's mobile app and instagram. the ban does not apply to licensed gun dealers for purchases completed off facebook. the move brings firearms in line with facebook's ban on the
hour-by-hour weather forecast with lindsey matherly. a quieter weather pattern will be in store this week with cold and below average temperatures through midweek. a few brush-by disturbances may provide snow showers on tuesday and more so by wednesday. high pressure will then build for the remainder of the week with drier conditions and warming temperatures expected into the weekend. && .short term... the center of the surface low which brought heavy snowfall across much of western nevada continues to shift southeastward with only a few light snow showers remaining across the region. as a result, have discontinued all remaining winter weather products. skies are also beginning to clear across northeast california and northwest nevada which is producing current temperatures in the teens and 20s across much of the area. road surface temperatures remain below freezing and expect snow/ice covered roadways to create travel impacts and slow downs for this mornings commute. motorists and pedestrians should allow extra time this morning to reach your destination. brisk northerly winds this morning will also make for some bitter feeling wind chills with
wars," or the current box office champ, there's something for you in theaters. david daniel has the latest. "new york in 1926. there's one english gentleman called newt scamander who turns up in new york with a suitcase of rather extraordinary creatures..." fans of j-k rowling's imagination are rejoicing over this new behind-the-scenes featurette for "fantastic beasts and where to find them." the magical adventure is the first film the "harry potter" creator has written directly for the screen... it stars oscar winner eddie redmayne
"come home with me." "whoa!" not only did "kung fu panda three" dominate north american theaters in its debut weekend... it also set a record for an animated film's opening weekend in china, where the series takes place. because it was co- produced in the world's second-largest film market, officials gave it "local status," allowing the flick to play longer runs in more theaters. and some "star wars" news: as "the force awakens" heads toward two-billion dollars in worldwide box office, gwendoline christie confirms to people magazine, she will return as "captain phasma" in "episode eight," due in theaters in december of 2017. for hollywood minute, i'm david daniel. she's nearing the end of the fashion runway. iconic supermodel cindy crawford says she plans to retire when she celebrates her 50th birthday on february 20th. crawford tells rhapsody magazine after more than 30 years of modeling she i can't keep reinventing herself. and that there's nothing else she needs to do. crawford rose to fame in the 90's. she's worked with the
photographers, and famously sold americans diet pepsi. crawford is married and the mother of two children. her 14-year-old daughter kaia is already following in her famous mother's footsteps. retirement is a time to celebrate... one officer didn't even wait until he left the building to start the party. and one cop got pulled over by a concerned citizen... who wasn't
a retiring cop does some fancy footwork in an elevator. but after almost 30 years... he deserves to celebrate. "nats of music" video of a retiring el paso sheriff's deputy doing the whip/nae nae in an elevator has gone viral. and why wouldn't it? deputy tony scherb is retiring after 29 years of service-- so he celebrated with some moves in the elevator. that is, until the ranking officer shows up... hey c'mon, let the man dance! if 29-years of community service doesn't deserve an awkward dance party, i don't know what does. a miami cop had to do a little fancy footwork of his own when a civilian pulled him over for speeding... in a role-reversal caught on camera. claudia castillo says she witnessed the cop speeding, so she gave
pulled over, thinking she had an emergency, then he got grilled. miami police say they will investigate and take the appropriate action. file this viral vid under "extreeeeme!" watch this surfer bail out and freefall from a monster 40-foot wave in hawaii. the surfer is ok, but the instagram wipeout video has been dubbed by the world surfing league... as one of the craziest they've ever seen. lindsey matherly is back with another look at our
forecast. a quieter weather pattern will be in store this week with cold and below average temperatures through midweek. a few brush-by disturbances may provide snow showers on tuesday and more so by wednesday. high pressure will then build for the remainder of the week with drier conditions and warming temperatures expected into the weekend. &&
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