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supplies to a brewery in british columbia... but after he was paid... he never sent the equipment. candelario was arrested at the closed carson city lake tahoe brewing company at 302 north carson street. investigators say there may be more theft or fraud victims in carson city and other locations. if you have more information, call carson city sheriff's office investigators at 2-8-3-78-52. and at least one man in custody this morning... after a car chase that ended at the grand sierra resort. undercover deputies with the washoe county sheriffs office spotted two suspects... heading north on 395 yesterday. they were originally wanted in connection with a larceny case in carson city. with the help of the raven helicopter and the nevada highway patrol... the chase ended at the grand sierra resort... where at least one of the two suspects was taken into custody. washoe county, reno police, and the nevada highway patrol all assisted in that chase. and highway patrol troopers
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killed in a fatal crash friday evening. 55-year-old melanie marnne- lawson was driving south on i-580 between college parkway and arrowhead drive... when she drove onto the left shoulder and over-corrected. her truck hit a concrete wall and she was hospitalized... but later passed away. let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for a first look at the weather. good morning, jeff! mostly sunny and a little cooler today, but still nice with highs in the low to mid 50s with light winds. we warm things up by wednesday through the weekend with highs in the mid to upper
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turning to campaign 2016... with the republican caucuses tonight... candidates are taking advantage with appearances all around town. senator ted cruz was in reno yesterday...holding a late night rally at the boys and girls club. he was welcomed by supporters including nevada attorney general adam laxalt and radio personality glenn beck. cruz fired up the crowd by promising to defend the constitutional rights of citizens. today... he has rallies in fernley, minden, carson city... before heading back to las vegas. senator marco rubio also held a rally in reno yesterday... after jetting in from elko. local supporters... including lieutenant governor mark hutchison and senator dean heller were there... reminding everyone of the importance of
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rubio outlined his conservative platform... and touched on the issue of land ownership here in nevada... which got a roar of support from the crowd. for today's caucus. and yesterday... doctor ben carson spoke to a crowd of more than 400 at piper's opera house in virginia city. it was the first time a president or the 1800's his supporters cheered when he described the flat tax he would implement if elected.. how he'd strengthen our military.. re-invest in our space program... and improve health care... and he says despite what the polls or pundits say.. he is anytime soon. and later today... g-o-p front- runner donald trump will host a rally in the rose ballroom at the nugget in sparks. that event starts at noon. you can r-s-v-p to the rally... just head to k-t-v-n dot com and button. as the republicans try for an organized caucus today, there are some things you need to be aware of if you plan on taking
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ky sisson is live in the studio with more on how you can be ready to go tonight. good morning ky. good morning andi and john! there are 28 caucus locations in washoe county today and over 130 across the state that are getting ready for what organizers believe is going to be record turnout. first-- you must have been a registered republican by february 13. if not, you cannot participate. so if you are a registered republican and want to attend, where do you go? head to nevadagopcaucus. org click on the find your location here. and they will give you an exact location and start time which is anywhere between 5 and 7 pm depending on your precint. now, you don't have to stay the entire time. you can cast your ballot and leave at anytime during the process. an exciting time for republican
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"this is really where the grass roots of the republican party come together. our time to talk about candidates, meet our neighbors, go over a lot of the information that we want..." party leaders are stressing the importance of participation in tonight's caucus and say that other states are vying for nevada's coveted spot in the election season. "we risk loosing our first in the west status. there are states like colorado and arizona that are really lobbying for that. and we don't want that to happen because nevada is a diverse population that really exemplifies what the american demographic is turning into." head to our website ktvn dot com for a link to the republican pary's caucus location finder. we've set up a link for you there. just click on the blue newslinks button. covering campaign 2016 live in the studio, ky sisson, channel 2 news. still to come on channel 2 news
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the guantanamo bay prison is still up and running and the pentagon finally wants it gone...more on the government's plan to close it...after the break. "you're watching channel 2 news
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welcome back. let's take a look at some news making headlines around the nation right now. first, republicans caucus in nevada today to select their party's presidential nominee. senator ted cruz is going into today's contest without one of his top aides... after firing him over a misleading video that said rubio insulted the bible. after winning primaries in both south carolina and new hampshire - frontrunner donald trump is expected to have the same success here in nevada. for more on this story, tune in to c-b-s this morning following
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demonstrators are expected to stage rallies at apple stores across the country...amid the company's ongoing encryption battle with the fbi. apple is refusing to comply with a court order to create a back door that would allow the fbi to access data from the i-phone of one of the san bernardino terrorists. the company's appeal is due by friday. looking around the world now... the pentagon submits a plan to congress...to finally close guantanamo bay prison in cuba. it would call for some detainees to be moved to other countries...while others would be sent to jails in the u-s. this comes just days after the white house announced plans for president obama to visit cuba. coming up on channel 2 news this morning...
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apparently being in space is so easy...an ape can do it...what astronaut mark kelly had so say about a gorilla in space...after the break. meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast after the break.
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looking around the world... relief was finally distributed to residents of fiji's main island yesterday.. it comes after that powerful cyclone killed a 29 people there. thousands of homes were flattened in the storm. winds from cyclone winston, which tore through the pacific island chain over the weekend, reached 177 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm in fiji's recorded history. getting emergency supplies to the separate islands and remote communities is tough, but its been the fiji
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"channel 2 news continues with meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" mostly sunny and a little cooler today, but still nice with highs in the low to mid 50s with light winds. we warm things up by wednesday through the weekend with highs in the mid to upper
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through the weekend with highs in the mid to upper 60s! have a great day tuesday. send in your birthday requests to k-t-v-n to be featured on
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you can reach us through e-mail, regular mail, or by leaving a voicemail on our birthday line. still to come on channel 2 news this morning... a couple of sisters have a case of twin fever and even their babies are making them see
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welcome back. time for take 2... stories we think are worth a second look. a pair of utah sisters who used in-vitro fertilization to get pregnant now have multiple sets of twins! these identical twin moms, kerri and kelli, say its divine intervention. you could call it 'twin mania' -- five sets, ten twins, one family both sisters were told they would not be able to be pregnant but fertility treatments changed that. kelli was first with her twin five year old girls, mckel and madison! then kerri announced she was pregnant with her, four year old twins, kole and hallie. then kerri also had sadie- who looks and dresses like her big sister hallie. then came kellis big
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kyler, and kenadee. then again- kerri announced twin boys kash and jace. a lot of kids dream of becoming astronauts and traveling into space. but even the final frontier gets boring from time to time...or so it would seem... judging from this video posted on twitter yesterday by astronaut, mark kelly. someone in a gorilla suit bursting out of a bag on the someone in a gorilla suit bursting out of a bag on the international space station -- and terrorizing a crew member. no explanation is given...just a tweet from kelly, stating, "i thought you said you had things
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coming up next on channel 2 news this morning... and republican candidates are pulling out all of the stops to gain your vote...what presidential hopefuls had to say to nevada voters ...after the
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3 different agencies... and a raven helicopter... to finally end the ordeal outside the grand sierra resort.
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are touring nevada today... to secure last minute votes ahead of today's caucuses. candidates addressed hundreds of locals yesterday... and many are planning more rallies throughout the day. and to answer any questions you might have about today's republican caucuses... ky sisson is live in the studio to show us where the answers are... to help you be prepared and informed. these stories top your news right now at 5:30 a-m. today is tuesday, february 23, 20-16. good morning, i'm john potter. and i'm andi guevara. thanks for news this morning. let's start with a quick look at the forecast with meteorologist jeff martinez. mostly sunny and a little cooler with highs in the mid to upper 60s! have a great day tuesday. developing this morning... nice with highs in the low to mid 50s with light winds. we
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through the weekend with highs in the mid to upper 60s! have a great day tuesday. developing this morning... officials are currently responding to shots fired in a west phoenix home. the fire department says a family of four may have been shot and that the shooter is still inside of the home. the conditions of the victims are still unknown but over 40 units are on scene. reports say there was a fire at the house. and one man is in custody this morning... after a car chase that ended at the grand sierra resort. undercover deputies spotted two suspects... heading north on 395 yesterday. they were originally wanted in connection with a larceny case in carson city. the chase was on, and after the raven helicopter and the nevada highway patrol joined in, it all ended at the grand sierra resort... where one was taken into custody. washoe county,
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highway patrol all took part in the chase. let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for a first look at the weather. good morning, jeff! mostly sunny and a little cooler today, but still nice with highs in the low to mid 50s with light winds. we warm things up by wednesday through the weekend with highs in the mid to upper
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thanks jeff. turning to campaign 2016... with the republican caucuses tonight... candidates are taking advantage of nevada being in the national
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around the area. senator ted cruz was in reno yesterday... he held a late night rally at the boys and girls club. he was welcomed by hundreds of supporters... including nevada attorney general adam laxalt and radio personality glenn beck. cruz reiterated how important nevada is for the g-o-p nomination... and fired up the crowd by promising to defend the constitutional rights of citizens. today... he also has rallies planned in fernley, minden, carson city... before heading back to las vegas. senator marco rubio also held a rally in reno yesterday... after jetting in from elko. lieutenant governor mark hutchison and senator dean heller were there... reminding everyone of the importance of going to the caucus. rubio touched on the issue of land ownership here in nevada... which got a roar of support from the crowd. he is going to be in las vegas for today's caucus. and doctor ben carson spoke to a crowd of more than 400 at
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city...the first time a president or candidate visited the town since the 1800's carson described the flat tax he'd implement if elected.. how he'd strengthen our military.. re-invest in our space program... and improve health care... and said despite what the polls and pundits say.. he's not dropping out of the race anytime soon. and later today... g-o-p front- runner donald trump will host his rally in sparks at the nugget rose ballroom. that event starts at noon. you can r-s-v-p to the rally... just head to k-t-v-n dot com and click the blue news links button. as the republicans prepare to have an organized caucus today, there are some things you need to be aware of if you plan on participating. ky sisson is live in the studio with more on how you can be ready to go tonight. good morning ky. good morning andi and john! there are 28 caucus locations in
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across the state that are getting ready for what organizers believe is going to be record turnout. first-- you must have been a registered republican by february 13. if not, you cannot participate. so if you are a registered republican and want to attend, where do you go? head to nevadagopcaucus. org click on the find your location here. and they will give you an exact location and start time which is anywhere between 5 and 7 pm depending on your precint. now, you don't have to stay the entire time. you can cast your ballot and leave at anytime during the process. an exciting time for nevada republicans. "this is really where the grass roots of the republican party come together. our time to talk about candidates, meet our
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information that we want..." party leaders are stressing the importance of participation in tonight's caucus and say that other states are vying for nevada's coveted spot in the election season. "we risk loosing our first in the west status. there are states like colorado and arizona that are really lobbying for that. and we don't want that to happen because nevada is a diverse population that really exemplifies what the american demographic is turning into." head to our website ktvn dot com for a link to the republican pary's caucus location finder. just click on the blue newslinks button. covering campaign 2016 live in the studio, ky sisson, channel 2 news.
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morning... nevada senator debbie smith passed away over the community has an opportunity to pay their respects...details on a public memorial service...after the break. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist
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it's caucus day for nevada republicans... and it comes with two more presidential hopefuls campaigning in the silver state. donald trump and ted cruz - hoping to garner some last minu welcome back. turning to our community now... the city of reno began installing 12 new solar-powered trash compactors yesterday. you may have seen them before - the city has about 20 of them already. these big-belly compactors will line virginia street through downtown... ultimately helping with the city's blight initiative. david bobzien, councilmember city of reno: "it's less trash in the street downtown, it's harder for people to rummage through them for to pull out stuff they want to find, so we end up with less trash on the street. " by using solar power... officials say the compactors promote a more energy efficient community. and by compacting the trash to reduce the amount of pick-ups needed to empty them... they also help reduced fuel
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garbage trucks. and the public memorial service for state senator debbie smith and the public memorial service for state senator debbie smith will be held on sunday. the memorial will be at sparks high school at noon. governor sandoval ordered flags be lowered to half staff through sunday. her family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the doctor marnie rose foundation, which supports brain tumor research. we have a link to that foundation... and how to donate... on our website at k-t-v-n dot com. senator smith's seat will be filled during the november election. if a special session is held before then, the washoe county commission will appoint someone
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still to come on channel 2 news this morning... meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast
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"channel 2 news continues with meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" mostly sunny and a little cooler today, but still nice with highs
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thanks jeff. this morning, a michigan mother is talking about her daughter's fight for life.
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ventilator and in critical condition after she was shot during that shooting spree that left six people dead in kalamazoo over the weekend. the alleged gunman has allegedly confessed to the whole thing. don champion reports from new york. "breathtaking" vicki kopf described feeling her 14-year-old daughter abigail squeeze her hand. "she is alive, and she is fighting for her life" authorities initially thought abigail died after she was shot in the head during a random shooting spree in kalamazoo, michigan over the weekend. abigail's heart stopped at one point, but her mom calls her, a fighter. "abigail is strong and was a vibrant, beautiful young lady who did not deserve this" abigail was with her adoptive grandmother, barbara hawthorne, when police say 45- year-old jason dalton opened fire on them and three other women in this cracker barrel parking lot. abigail was the lone survivor of that attack. two men, a father and son, were killed within the same hour while car shopping. nat "i'm gonna let it shine" monday night, community members fought tears at a candlelight vigil for the victims at a
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brief court appearance. "do you understand the charges being made against you and the maximum sentences i just stated yes sir" prosecutors say he admits to carrying out the attacks. a motive is still not clear.
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coming up next on channel 2 news this morning...
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chase through reno yesterday... and it took 3 3 fferent agencies... and a raven helicopter... to finally end the ordeal outside the grand sierra resort. presidential hopefuls are touring nevada today... to secure last minute votes ahead of today's republican caucuses. we'll show you the rallies planned today. and to answer any questions you might have about today's republican caucuses... ky sisson is live in the studio to talk about resources you can use... informed. these stories top your news right now at 6:00 a-m. today is tuesday, february 23, 20-16. good morning, i'm john potter. and i'm andi guevara. thanks for starting your day with channel 2 news this morning. let's start with a quick look at
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mostly sunny and a little cooler today, but still nice with highs in the low to mid 50s with light winds. we warm things up by wednesday through the weekend with highs in the mid to upper 60s! have a great day tuesday. turning to crime beat... the owner of lake tahoe brewing turning to crime beat... the owner of lake tahoe brewing company has been arrested on a property theft-related warrant. deputies say michael candelario made an agreement to sell more than 45 thousand dollars worth of beer canning supplies to a brewery in british columbia... but after he was paid... he never sent the equipment. candelario was arrested at the closed carson city lake tahoe brewing company at 302 north carson street. investigators say there may be more theft or fraud victims in carson city and other locations. if you have more information, call carson city sheriff's

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