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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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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 other in the hospital.. and the last two are in custody. a lyon county deputy is also being his hand. here's where the whole thing started. sparks police say the suspects stole a red chevy cruz at gun point... here in the 1000 block of el rancho drive... near paradise park. they say the victim was not
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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." the deputy involved in the 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
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investigation of one of the subjects per protocol in an officer involved shooting. nobody has been identified yet. 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 after an apparent drug
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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 wright's murder. now, they're looking for these two... 24 year old domenic randolph, and 26 year old dion jermaine vaccaro. the two men, are considered armed and dangerous. if you happen to see them.. 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 with highs in the low 70s. winds will become breezy this afternoon, 15-30mph with gusts
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thanks jeff. turning to our community now... a non-profit that supports people with disabilities in our community hosted a mock polling
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who are disabled practice how to vote ahead of the primary and general elections. voting booths were set up at the boys and girls club to help people familiarize themselves with the voting process and to educate them about their rights while voting. organizers say 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 those with disabilities, call the nevada disability advocacy and law center at 8-8-8 3-4-9 38-43. 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
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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 us that this program will 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 we have some new information about governor sandoval's possible scotus appointment... yesterday... the governor issued notified
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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. still to come on channel 2 news
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a shooting spree in wichita leaves 4 people dead and authorities are wondering what happened...details, after the break. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist
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one man's junk is another man's treasure... the doctor wive's garage sale is this weekend... and it's a busy weekend-- and we got you covered things 2 do welcome back. let's take a look at some news making headlines around the nation right now. first, authorities in kansas are trying to figure out what led to that deadly shooting spree near wichita yesterday.
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fire on several people...at three separate locations in the town of hesston...includin g a lawn care products factory where he worked. four people died...including the shooter who was killed in a confrontation with police. for more on this story, tune in to c-b-s this morning following our show at 7 a-m. on the campaign trail -- republican presidential candidates turn their focus back to super tuesday states...following a heated debate last night in texas. marco rubio and ted cruz took turns attacking frontrunner, donald trump, on immigration, healthcare, and taxes. close to 600 delegates are up for grabs in next week's contests...nearly half the total needed to clinch the nomination. on the democrats side - hillary clinton and bernie sanders make a last minute pitch to minority voters ahead of tomorrow's primary in south carolina. a recent poll shows clinton leading sanders among black and hispanic voters nearly 2 to 1.
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last night... hitting clinton on her vote for the iraq war and campaign finances. coming up 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 sunny skies and a mild afternoon saturday morning in the mountains and areas mainly north of reno. otherwise, partly sunny
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welcome back. time for take 2... stories we think are worth a second look. there has been a magical discovery in madera county california....and it's one you'll have to see to believe. wednesday there was a real life unicorn on the loose....sort of. juliette is a 20 year old pony... she spends her days posing as a unicorn in photoshoots but on wednesday juliette got loose for hours...residents and california highway patrol tried to catch her... still wearing the unicorn horn. finally, a resident with a horse juliette was familiar with... managed to
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a toddler with a deadly condition is getting a new liver thanks to the love of a community. winter storms in texas nearly made her miss her chance. but fed-ex's final effort came to the rescue. 2-year old brooklyn faris waited months for a transplant and yesterday...the faris family got the call they'd been waiting for... a liver was available. but the family had to reach a hospital in chicago before a certain time or the 2-year old would be passed over. a snow storm caused the cancellation of hundreds of flights -and driving or train would take too long... private pilots offered their planes, a teacher offered 10 thousand dollars to charter a jet, but the weather kept causing delays. thats when fed-ex stepped in and put brooklyn on a cargo plane... a
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coming up next on channel 2 news coming up next on channel 2 news this morning... "this is channel 2 news,
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gunfire last night in silver springs. one man is dead, and two others injured... including a
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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 5:30 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 few showers tonight into saturday morning in the mountains and areas mainly north of reno. otherwise, partly sunny skies this weekend with highs in the 60s.
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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 other in the hospital.. and the last two are in custody. a lyon county deputy is also being treated for a gun shot wound to his hand.
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ky add libs scene here's where the whole thing started. 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 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 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." 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
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identified yet. back out here at the scene. ky explains scene. reporting live ky sisson channel 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 after an apparent drug deal went bad. 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.
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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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thanks jeff. we have some new information about governor sandoval's possible scotus appointment... yesterday... the governor issued 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:
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for a seat on the highest court in the land is beyond humbling and i am incredibly grateful to wednesday... c-b-s news confirmed the governor was being vetted for the position. coming up on channel 2 news this coming up on channel 2 news this morning... republican presidential hopefuls aimed their latest attacks at frontrunner donald trump...and some things got personal...we have a campaign update...coming up. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist
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welcome back. turning to school watch now... local doctors will be able to get some relief from the growing demand of patients... with a new medical program certifying physician assistants. starting next year, the university of nevada school of medicine will be offering a p-a masters program to train the
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the program 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 us that this program will 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
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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 sunny skies and a mild afternoon saturday morning in the mountains and areas mainly north of reno. otherwise, partly sunny
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thanks jeff. developing overnight, investigators are combing through the scene of a deadly workplace shooting in kansas. 3 people were killed and 14 others injured. shot by a man who police say 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" police say an employee shot 17
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shortly after 5 o-clock yesterday. a law enforcement source told c-b-s news the shooter was 38-year-old cedric ford. before getting to the plant, investigators say the gunman randomly shot at motorists... hitting 2. he was killed in a gunfight with the first officer who got to the scene. the a-t-f and f-b-i are helping with the investigation. turning to campaign 2016... republican presidential candidates are back on campaign trial today... following one heated debate last night in texas. marco rubio and ted cruz took turns attacking frontrunner, donald trump, on the issues... while ben carson and john kasich failed to stand out. omar villafranca has the latest from houston, texas. -nats- republican presidential frontrunner, donald trump, was the target of most of the punches in last night's debate...many coming from marco rubio. this fiery exchange on
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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 tonight donald relax i'm relaxed. you're the basket case trump also took hits from people 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 the ohio governor appeared more optimistic: i think i penetrated and sent a message to everyone around the country that i'm qualified to be the president of the united
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are up for grabs in next week's super tuesday contests. omar villafranca cbs news houston, texas. coming up next on channel 2 news this morning... coming up next on channel 2 news this morning...
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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. afternoon, 15-30mph with gusts

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