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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 wednesday and thursday for the next pacific storm. winds will increase ahead of it scary moments for 48 skiers in new hampshire who were stuck in two tram cars 40-feet in the air in sub-zero temperatures. the tram cars got stuck yesterday afternoon at the
resort in the town of franconia. the skiers were rescued nearly three hours later after they were rappelled down to safety. according to reports, a service brake issue caused the tram cars to stop. fortunately, no one was injured. and in california, two people were reportedly struck by blow darts on the golden gate bridge on friday. officials with the california highway patrol say the darts were about 5-inches long and are currently being tested to make sure they're not coated with any chemicals. "he stated that the dart was able to go through his jeans and into his leg by about 2 inches." officials say the two pedestrains were checked out by paramedics after the incident and were released shortly after. they're still trying to figure out where the darts were fired from. the popular social media app-- 'snapchat'-- is under fire this morning. some are saying the app's speed recorder, a feature on the app, promotes speeding.
deadly crash in philadelphia. here's abc's eva pilgrim with more. gfx police scanner sound / broadcastify 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. philadelphia police.. blaming? speed..surveillance video showing the girls speeding by.. moments before the crash. abc affiliate w-p-v-i.. now reporting.. investigators are looking into whether 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
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 anim in an effort to engage with the asia-pacific, president obama will be holding a southeast asia summit today. obama has invited all the leaders from the 'association of southeast asian nations' -- known as a diverse and democratically challenged 10-nation group. u-s officials say it's a strategic push that china views as an attempt to contain its rise. during the two day discussion the leaders will focus on economic cooperation , trade, and security issues. and in international news, thousands of people greeted pope francis as he rode through mexico city's historic center on
he says he's trying to boost faith in the region. history's first latin american pope stopped to meet the adoring crowd on his way to the national palace. mexico's president welcomed the pope with a special ceremony- where pope francis later delivered his first major address about corruption -- aimed at the country's political and religious leaders. the pope alsoli ses in its young people. "a people with a youthful population is a people able to renew and transform itself. this is an invitation to look to the future with hope. " pope francis is now half-way through is five-day in australia -- police carried out a massive drug bust seizing one billion australian dollars-worth of a methylamphetamine known as "ice". that's approximately 700-million u-s dollars. federal police say the liquid drug was found hidden inside thousands of silicon bra inserts, in a shipment traced to a hong kong storage facility. police also found the
supplies. authorities have arrested and charged four people over the haul. ikea has reportedly avoided paying taxes in europe for the past six years. that's according to a report commissioned by the european parliament. giant of funneling money through netherlands between 2009 and 2014. but ikea reportedly said its commited to operating in a responsible way and that they pay their taxes in full compliance with national and international tax rules and regulations. if you shop at dollar general, listen up. the company has recalled motor oil. what you need to do if you bought it recently. if you have bad credit, you probably haved thought about hiring a credit repair service. what you need to know before you hire them to help you. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast"
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 wednesday and thursday
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 immediate lee. winds are more south at 700 mb so any downslope component looks to be minimal at this time. right now, peak gusts of 40-55 mph look . . . trivia question for you dick... the oscars of course coming up in a couple of
. . an oscars question for you... . . which actress has the most oscar nominations? . . . she's had 19 of them. . . . . . . . . . .meryl streep a consumer alert to warn you about this morning. dollar general is selling expired motor oil that is ruining newer cars. according to fine print on the bottle, the oil should only be used on cars that are made before 19-30. that means the oil is only good for a model-t and a few other older cars. multiple lawsuits have now been filed against dollar general claiming they've misled consumers and failed to give adequate warning about the oil. dollar general responded saying the fine print is enough warning for drivers and their cars. if you're buying oil for your car, be sure to check your vehicle's owner's manual first. for more information on what to look for when
click on hot topics. repairing your credit can be a long process. that's why there are some experts that offer to improve your credit but while you're doing that, you should be don'ts. according to money talks news don't move forward if a supposed expert is asking for fees before they've done any services. it could be a scam. by law, credit repair a dime before they perform services. another red flag is if you're asked to create a new tax i-d number - which may resemble a social security number. often times a scammer may be selling you a stolen number, which would involve you in identity theft. and if a company is encouraging you to use false information that's another red flag. it's a federal crime to lie on a credit or loan application. some do's include getting free copies of your credit report on annual credit report
on top of errors, omissions and fraudulent accounts. and make sure you get a letter from a debt collector after your debt is paid. also, try to negotiate a smaller amount of debt. most creditors are willing to work with you. finally, know your rights. you should get your legal rights in a written contract. it should include how long it will take you to get results, the total cost you'll pay and any guarantees. a study by the website 'credit sesame' found that when it comes to the question of who has the better credit score, men win - but only by a slight margin. the average credit score for men is 630 out of a possible 850, compared with 621 for women. men maintain that credit edge despite the fact that their overall debt and credit card balances exceed those of women. men's higher wages may
nats of song... a u-n-r fraternity offered a different gift for valentine's day this year. phi mu alpha marched around campus singing their hearts out yesterday. for more than a decade the fraternity has made your traditional valentine's day a little less predictable. you just pick three timeless love songs off their list, and they'll go serenade customers on and off campus. all the money the group raises goes toward music scholarships for nevada students and the lake tahoe music camp for under priveliged children. wedding bells were ringing on valentine's day. that's right, a total of
knot at an unusual venue yesterday. way up in the air on the ferris wheel at scheels in sparks. the couples were selected based on their stories. a lot of them had never had a real wedding, so they were finally given an opportunity. for five of the chosen couples, it was their first time saying i do. "i just bought a house in silver springs last year this is my next door neighbor." "why did you want to pop the question? because i love her" the christs say they've known each other less than a year. a utah teenager's good deed has received a lot of attention. the high school senior gave flowers to every girl at his school ... making sure all of them felt special for valentine's day. "hayden godfrey: "i don't think a girl should be left out during valentine's day." butt with sot-kayedin craw: "i brought it home and my mom like, "who gave you that?" - hayden!" hayden godfrey spent almost 500 dollars to
godfrey's manager at the grocery store where he works says it took more than one paycheck for the teen to earn the money he needed. you might think the ladies would be lining up for hayden after his good deed. but apparently he already has a girlfriend, and she seems just fine with what he did. have you ever dropped a friend from facebook because of their politcal views. it's the number one reason people are divided on the social media site. your smartphone could soon warn you of an earthquake.
&& .short term... few changes made to through tuesday as the ridge remains near the in today's "techbytes" -- major apple retailers have cut their prices for the apple watch. >> now, that ordinarily means a new version is coming out. but analysts don't think so this time. but apple may reportedly unveil a new iphone model next month. a new app could one day turn your phone into an earthquake warning device. right now, the my shake app only collects information and sends it back to the lab. >> but once the bugs are out, it could warn anyone of an impending quake. it's already available on android devices for the time being. and lots of office workers use a treadmill desk as a way of burning calories. >> the company behind many of
meetings are the future. dual treadmill desks will be on sale laider this year. price tag about look, the wolf was huffing and puffing. like you do sometimes, grandpa? well, when you have copd, it can be hard to breathe. it can be hard to get air out, which can make it hard to get air in. so i talked to my doctor. she said... symbicort could help you breathe better, starting within 5 minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. symbicort helps provide significant improvement of your lung function. symbicort is for copd, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort contains formoterol. medicines like formoterol increase the risk of death from asthma problems. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. you should tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it. symbicort could mean a day with better breathing. watch out, piggies! (children giggle) symbicort.
a strange site near idlewild park... after a man drives into the truckee river. 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 here on good morning reno... it's time ... i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence.
matherly with a look at the forecast. high pressure near the west coast will keep above average temperatures and generally light winds into tuesday. a fast moving storm will bring a return of wintry conditions wednesday and thursday with 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. let's check in with "mike keeton" from the "koh