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others injured... including a lyon county deputy... after an officer involved shooting. ky sisson is there live to show us how the shooting broke out... and what happened after. and a manhunt is underway in the bay area... for two more men involved in the shooting death of a man at a south lake tahoe motel... in what police are saying was a drug deal gone bad. and governor sandoval turns down a possible appointment to the highest court in the land. what he had to say about being considered for the empty supreme court seat. these stories top your news right now at 4:30 a-m. today is friday, february 26, 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 the forecast with meteorologist jeff martinez. happy friday, we will see partly
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with highs in the low 70s. winds will become breezy this afternoon, 15-30mph with gusts skies this weekend with highs in the 60s. happening overnight, an officer involved shooting at a silver springs casino left one man dead...and an officer injured. take a look at this map. the shooting happened at the silver springs nugget casino... at 12-80 lincoln highway around 8-30 last night. ky sisson is live there now with the latest. good morning ky, good morning john and andi. we're here at the silver springs nugget casino where the shooting happened. lyon county sheriff's office tells us there were 4 suspects involved in the shooting... one of those suspects is dead, the his hand. here's where the whole thing
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sparks police say the suspects stole a red chevy cruz at gun point... here at the 1000 block of el rancho drive... near paradise park. they say the person carjacked was not injured. sparks pd put out an alert to the lyon county sheriff about sparks pd put out an alert to the lyon county sheriff about the stolen vehicle heading towards yerington. a deputy sheriff found the vehicle parked here at the nugget casino. the deputy attempted to make contact, one of the subjects pulled a gun and opened fire at the deputy. the deputy returned fire. killing one of the four subjects. take a listen... mcneil- "one of the suspect produced a gun and started firing at the deputy sheriff, and the deputy sheriff returned fire and at that point in time, one suspect is dead at the scene."
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shooting was shot in the hand. he was transported to renown for non-life threatening injuries and is going to be okay according to sheriff mcneil. nevada division of investigation is handling the criminal aspect of this investigation. carson city sheriff's office will be leading the death investigation of one of the subjects per protocol in an officer involved shooting. nobody has been identified yet. thanks ky... also in crime beat... a manhunt is on in the bay area...for two more suspects wanted in the murder of a man in south lake tahoe last month. "all we know is dennis wright, age 40 was in tahoe with his girlfriend. an altercation occurred... and gunshots were fired and mr. wright succumbed to his injuries." this is the shooting death we've been following since last month... at the beverly lodge in tahoe. it happened in the parking lot.. during a struggle
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last week, we reported the arrest of two vallejo men... 18 year old tristan batten and 20 year old harvest davidson... for their alleged roles in wright's murder. now, they are looking for these two... 24 year old domenic seanlee randolph, and 26 year old dion jermaine randolph vaccaro. the two men are considered armed and dangerous. if you happen to see either.. call 9-1-1 immediately. let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for a first look at the weather. good morning, jeff! happy friday, we will see partly sunny skies and a mild afternoon saturday morning in the mountains and areas mainly north of reno. otherwise, partly sunny skies this weekend with highs in
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a non-profit in town ran a mock polling place yesterday... to help the disabled practice how to vote, ahead of the primary and general election. voting booths were set up at the boys and girls club to help them get used to the voting process, and educate them about their rights. voting is something that all people want to participate in, especially during a presidential election. lavonne brooks/president & ceo, hsi-warc: "it's an empowering thing that we wish to accomplish and it's really one of the privileges that we have as americans so we want them to have the richness of that experience." to learn more about voting rights for the disabled, call the nevada disability advocacy and law center, at 8-8-8 3-4-9 38-43. and we have some new information about governor sandoval's possible scotus appointment...
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a statement saying he has notified the white house he does not want to be considered for the supreme court seat. the governor said he also notified senators reid... heller and mcconnell of his decision. in a statement he said, in part, quote: "the notion of being considered for a seat on the highest court in the land is beyond humbling and i am incredibly grateful to have been mentioned." end quote. wednesday... c-b-s news confirmed the governor was being vetted for the position. morning... u-n-r is adding a new medical
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growing patient demands and overworked doctors...details on the break. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist forecast!"
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turning to school watch now... our doctors will be able to get some relief from the growing demand of patients... with a new program that certifies their assistants. starting next year, the unr school of medicine will be offering a p-a masters program to train the next generation of health professionals. it will help future graduates get hands on experience dealing with patients in family medicine, women's health, and general surgery... before becoming a physician assistant. ben hogan, physician assistant for renown: "we essentially are physician extenders. ben hogan, physician assistant for renown: "we see patients independently. we can diagnose and prescribe treatments, medicines." only 24 students will be enrolled in the first 27 months of the program. they must have a bachelor's degree... a minimum 2-point-7-5 g-p-a... and at least 2-thousand hours of paid, clinical experience. medical professionals also tell
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be the first in the nevada system of higher education. and most of the graduates will have health care experience from the program, so they can go straight into the health care industry after graduation... without a residency requirement. and if you live on the edges of town... chances are you have your neighborhood. but while many northern nevadans are used to them... some of the animals have had recent conflicts with people's pets. coyote sightings are more common in the urban interface areas... where the city meets the wildlands. places like damonte ranch, spanish springs and sommersett. and in the last two months, there have been multiple reports of coyotes attacking people's pets... right in their own backyards. beth cabral's dog, jax, was attacked last month. beth "my son ran out there and he actually saw this lanky animal, which appeared to be a coyote, and it sprung over the fence as soon as my son started yelling." jax was battered and bloody --
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say this is somewhat common... especially in the warmer months. they say it can be avoided if you keep dog food and trash out of your yard... and do your best to make coyotes feel unwelcome. still to come on channel 2 news this morning... documents are showing the takata airbag company might have known their air bags were defective...what the new reports are showing...after the break. 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!" happy friday, we will see partly sunny skies and a mild afternoon saturday morning in the mountains and areas mainly north of reno. otherwise, partly sunny
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developing overnight,
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through the scene of a deadly workplace shooting in kansas. 4 people were killed and 14 others injured. shot by a man who opened fire inside a lawn mower products plant. sheriff t. walton/harvey county sheriff dept. "the shooter was actively firing on any target that came across his sights" it was another workplace shooting...an employee shot 17 people at excel industries shortly after 5 o-clock yesterday. the shooter, identified as 38- year-old cedric ford. before getting to the plant, investigators say he randomly shot at motorists... hitting 2. he was killed in a gunfight with the first officer who got to the scene. right now the a-t-f and f-b-i are working the investigation. and apple formally laid out its legal defense yesterday... against a court order forcing it to help the f-b-i unlock the i-phone of one of the san bernardino shooters. in its filing, apple says the f-b-i is quote... "seeking...a dangerous power" end quote.
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dedicate six to 10 apple engineers to create the new code. the company believes the case triggers first amendment protections... and writing computer code is equivalent to free speech. the f-b-i maintains the bureau only wants access to the i-phone used by san bernardino terrorist syed farook. comey: "i am a huge fan of privacy, i love encryption. it is a great thing but our need for public safety and our need for privacy are crashing into each other and we've got to sort that out as a people." apple says if it creates the software to break into the i-phone, "criminals, terrorists, and hackers will no doubt view the code as a major prize". in less than a week.. astronaut scott kelley will return to earth... after spending an entire year in space. his year-long mission on the international space station will come to an end tuesday. the american astronaut talked about his stay, on the i-s-s. i'd like for the legacy of this
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to do hard things and hard things that will take us further from the earth and this is one of them. i'm hopeful and i think we'll learn a lot about longer duration spaceflight and how that will take us to mars someday. kelly spent a year on the i-s-s because nasa wanted to study the effects of space on the human mind and body. nasa also hopes what they learn from kelly will one day lead to that trip to mars. turning to campaign 2016... republican presidential candidates turn their focus back to campaign trial today... following a heated debate last night in candidates turn their focus back to campaign trial today... following a heated debate last night in texas. marco rubio and ted cruz took turns attacking frontrunner, donald trump... while ben carson and john kasich pretty much stayed in the backround. omar villafranca has the latest from houston. -nats- republican presidential
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the target of most of the punches in last night's debate...many coming from marco rubio. this fiery exchange on healthcare was one of the most tweeted moments of the night: the biggest thing we got and the reason we have no competition is because we have lines around the state. so that's the plan? just the lines? the fact that we have interstate competition? the nice part of the plan is that you'll have many different plans he's just repeating himself the attacks between trump and ted cruz got personal. i'm having a lot of fun up here off stage. the billionaire candidate said he hasn't released his tax returns because he's being audited. but former presidential candidate mitt romney questioned the response via twitter. he just wants to remain relevant. he's going to support marco rubio as the top three contenders went head to head...the two lower polling candidates, ben carson and john kasich, struggled to gain the spotlight. -nat/sot-can someone attack me please the former neurosurgeon criticized the tone of the night: i think there was no attempt to be equitable with the time and the questions ...while
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optimistic: i think i penetrated and sent a message to everyone around the villafranca cbs news houston, texas. coming up next on channel 2 news this morning...
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housing the most billionaires....what city holds the number one spot
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accusing takata of faking test results to cover up their exploding airbags. the senate commerce, science and
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in the past 12 years. they show data on inflator manipulated to hide the problems. the airbags can explode - sending metal fragements flying - causing injury or death. another report shows takata bigwigs arguing about violating their moral obligation to the public. the recall of defective air bags made by takata now involves 14 car makers and millions of u.s. vehicles. beijing has replaced new york as the city with the world's most billionaires. according to hurun report's latest global rich list...the chinese capital city gained 32 billionaires last year, for a total of 100, new york, which topped the list for years, is now in second place, with 95 billionaires. moscow is third, with 66 - followed by hong kong, which has 64. shanghai rounds out the top five, with 50 residents worth at
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the apple watch failed to be the popular stocking stuffer that apple hoped for. apple shipped about four- point-one million of its smartwatches during the last three months of 2015. but back in july, c-e-o tim cook told analysts they were convinced the watch would be one of the top gifts of the holiday. the apple watch comes in three models. the cheapest -- the apple watch sport -- costs 349 bucks. apple had no comment on the disappointing report. sandwich chain subway says it is adding antibiotic-free chicken to its menu. the company claims it beat out its fast-food rivals to become the first major chain to make the change in all stores. the antibiotic-free rotisserie- style chicken sandwich will be available on march first. mcdonald's announced a similar move a year ago, but is still working on implementation.
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committed in recent years to selling "cleaner" ingredients...afte r years of public health warnings about antibiotics in food. coming up on channel 2 news this morning... "this is channel 2 news,
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one suspect is dead, and two others injured... including a lyon county deputy... after an officer involved shooting in silver springs. ky sisson is live there to tell us how the shooting broke out... and what happened to the rest of the suspects involved. and a manhunt is underway in the bay area... for two men involved in the killing of a man at a south lake tahoe motel...in what
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deal gone bad. and governor brian sandoval finally responds to rumors about a possible appointment to the highest court in the land. what the nevada governor had to say about being considered for the empty supreme court seat. these stories top your news right now at 5:00 a-m. today is friday, february 26, 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 the forecast with meteorologist jeff martinez. happy friday, we will see partly sunny skies and a mild afternoon saturday morning in the mountains and areas mainly north of reno. otherwise, partly sunny

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