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conditions wednesday gusty winds...rain...and mountain snow. && .short term... few changes made to through tuesday as the ridge remains near the west coast. temperatures will seasonal averages and winds overall will from some gusty northeast ridge winds this evening. the main focus turns to wednesday and thursday for the next pacific storm. winds will increase ahead of it with gusty winds possible in the valleys. at this point, with good mixing in the afternoon and a decent surface gradient, it appears to be a more widespread wind event in the sierra to the
police are looking into why a driver lost control and crashed his s-u-v into the truckeer river yesterday morning. they say he was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. fire crews were called out to help the driver of the jeep grand cherokee. sparks police are asking for help figuring out what led to the death of a man on pyramid way. according to sparks police, officers responded to a call about a man with an unknown medical condition on pyramid way, near victorian avenue just after 11 friday night. he was rushed to saint mary's, where doctors say he died of a gunshot wound. no information about the man is being released at this time. if you have any information that can help detectives, please call the sparks police department or secret witness at 322-4900. and in california, police say they have found a teenage girl who was kidnapped from her home yesterday. . folsom police say 18- year-old samantha
safe yesterday afternoon. they initially sent out an alert stating she had been taken from her home by 21-year-old maximiliano salva. no addtional details have been released regarding why or how she was taken. investigators are still looking into the incident. disturbing questions about a feature on one of the most popular social media apps, and whether it led to a fatal crash. a feature on 'snapchat' allows users to record their speed, even in cars and some say it encourages speeding. as abc's eva pilgrim tells us, one family wants to know if it was partly to blame for one tragedy. gfx police scanner one car involved and people are still trapped in the vehicle three young women? their car.. slamming into a tractor trailer filled with herbocide.. bursting into flames.. the driver.. and two passengers? killed. blaming? speed..surveillance video showing the girls speeding by.. moments before the crash. reporting.. investigators are
the popular app snapchat.. also played a role.. gia abgarian was a passenger... her uncle believes it did. sot jimmy abgarian, victim's uncle one friend said she was snap chatting all night / in the car they were showing, their speed how fast they were going, he says his niece was using a special filter on snapchat.. which snaps.. or records their speed... a popular trend he believes encourages people to drive fast.. and share with friends online.. sot jimmy abgarian, victim's uncle the fact that part of the app is on there seems irresponsible sot ethe hill, victim's mother "if that happened, it helped to kill my daughter," gfx a snapchat spokesperson telling abc news..they .. "take distracted driving seriously, including a "do not snap and drive" warning message when this geofilter is first accessed." gia's family.. now warning others..... sot jimmy abgarian, victim's uncle i'm not blaming snapchat, but hope someone gets something from this and puts it down while they are in the car gia's family is planning to subpoena her final snaps? in
and in international news, pope francis spoke out against the drug trade and violence in mexico yesterday. at a huge outdoor mass, he reminded worshipers that there can be quote - 'no dialogue with the devil'. the impoverished city of 1.6- million people outside of the mexican capital city has been kidnapping and extortion by criminal gangs. the body of supreme court justice antonin scalia is headed to virginia this morning. scalia died suddenly over the weekend at age seventy-nine. a local judge decided that no autopsy was necessary. as the flag flies at half-staff outside the high court -- the move to fill his seat is already a political fight. abc's elizabeth hur reports. a hearse carried the body of justice antonin scalia to the airport for a final flight home -- as a battle for his seat on the supreme court is brewing.
constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor ...." replacing a legal giant.. adding another bitter divide in this election year.. not only in congress but also on the campaign trail.. sot sen. ted cruz: "we should not allow a lame-duck president to essentially capture the supreme court in the waning months of his presidency." sot hillary clinton: "it is outrageous that republicans in the senate and on the campaign trail have already pledged to block any replacement that president obama nominates." scalia died in his sleep saturday.. at a texas ranch during a quail hunting trip.. sot john poindexter owner, cibolo creek ranch : "he was totally peaceful. he's a man who went to sleep and just didn't wake up." sot judge cinderela guevara presidio cty., tx: "they assured me they did not see any signs of foul play." the scalia family objecting to an autopsy after talking to investigators on the scene.. back in washington.. with senate majority leader mitch mcconnell declaring "this vacancy
until we have a new president" -- president obama is forging ahead.. and on the short list of his potential candidates.. judge sri srinavasan.. considered the frontrunner. and the stakes could not be higher.. on major issues like affirmative action and climate change policies -- without scalia.. the court remains divided 4 to 4. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. a decision was finally made about which tax proposal would be put on the november ballot to pay for repairs and construction at washoe county schools. voters will be asked to raise the sales tax to 8 point 2-6-5 percent in washoe county. currently our sales tax is 7 point 7-2-5 percent. according to the r-g-j, this would make washoe county's sales tax the highest in the state. right now - clark county has the highest sales tax with 8 point 1-5 percent. the tax will raise 781 million dollars for school repair and construction over the next nine years. democratic presidential
gusty winds...rain...and mountain snow. && .short term... few changes made to through tuesday as the ridge remains near the west coast. temperatures will remain well above seasonal averages and winds overall will be fairly light aside from some gusty northeast ridge winds this evening. the main focus turns to
candy -- a local fraternity gave the gift of music for valentine's day. kolo 8 news now's catherine van has the sweet story. nats: i've got valentine's day... it's not every day you see 35 men in penguin suits... march around campus... singing their hearts out. nats: m meet the guys of reno's phi mu alpha. for more than a decade... the fraternity has made your traditional valentine's day a little less predictable. dinadan: why are these people here? and the person who bought the valentine says 'i got you a valentine's gram because i love you so much.' these musicians have been serenading
and on campus to give more meaning to the holiday eddy: when you actually perform for each other and for other people, really takes away all those selfish thoughts of yourself and really just goes ahead and brings a lot to the around you that you love. you pick out three songs off their list... aldrin: they're songs of timeless love so you have can't help falling in love with you, for the longest time, my girl sign up for a specific time... ...wait until the perfect moment and then... nats eddy: it just brings so much joy into someone's life. you never know, especially if it's from someone anonymous, who would be my day to make this valentine's day. for rose keller... rose: oh my gosh it was very unexpected. three songs were just enough to make her day. rose: it's the best valentine's day i've ever had. and for her boyfriend kaymin sambrano.... it probably earned him the title of "boyfriend of the year." kaymen: i've never loved anyone more than my girlfriend
anyone who deserves it, it's her. the music doesn't stop there... all the money the group raises goes tale weddings...but how about ferris wheel weddings? that's how 16 couples tied the knot yesterday. kolo 8 news nows chris buckley has the story. "love is in the air" way up in the air... on valentines day's 16 couples tied the knot on the scheels ferris wheel with k-bull's bob richards presiding. "it seems to be growing each year, people just want to do something untraditional."
day? well i've decided to re-name the n-b-a all- star game as the defense awareness game this was certainly a rough night for fans of defense -- hello to kobe bryant, playing in his final all-star game... there's a little vintage kobe -- that thing spun around the rim about 19 times... kobe finished with 10
rebounds... stephen curry -- one of six 3's on the night -- 26 points for steph... 3rd quarter -- john wall -- between the legs to lebron james... lebron had 13 points... paul george nearly broke wilt chamberlin's all-star game record for points -- comes up 1 point short with 41 on the night... last year's m-v-p russell westbrook -- he earned m-v-p honors again last
rebounds, 5 assists, 5 steals... kobe bryant gets his farewell, as the west beats the east 196-173 -- highest scoring all-star game of all-time well count fresno state head coach rodney terry among those not impressed with nevada's win saturday... terry told the fresno bee after the game that nevada deserves - quote
years ago by an 11 - year-old girl attempting to change the world. they did just that yesterdday by telling everyone at the meadowood mall they are loved - with candy and a hand written valentine. they tell us that their efforts were met with smiles, hugs and the benefit of knowing they lifted someone's spirits just by being kind. have you shopped at dollar general lately? if you bought motor oil, there's a consumer alert you should know about. we'll have the details. and police in california are looking for the person behind a blow dart attack.
what we know about this bizarre crash. and a deadly shooting in sparks has police searching for answers this morning. plus... a shakeup in washington as the death of u.s. supreme court justice antonin scalia sets up a major political battle. thanks for joining us on good morning reno. i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. high pressure near the west coast will keep above average temperatures and