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>> all of t students were dropped off safely. howard, the driver told deputies he had been medicating himself. >> reporter: the arrest report says he had been self-medicating with theraflu, day clue -- night quill, day quill. they came -- he had one beer at lunch and then when i asked him to do an imaginary walk the line test, it worked for a while but apparently he went off course and failed. michael hobbs a school bus driver for west middle school told the sheriff's officer that he had a beer at lunch. eight parents it was also aware that he had taken medication for a cold. >> you're not supposed to have
that's really stupid to begin with. in that case it is just as bad. he shouldn't be driving. >> reporter: he is facing charges involving child abuse along with dui. he had 30 kids on the bus yesterday. he also paid a bond of about $1000. is next appearance will be in april. howard nathan cbs4 news. a welcome update on a per karen -- park county sheriff's deputy shot and wounded sharing and eviction notice yesterday. the condition of park county master patrol deputy kolby martin has been upgraded to fair condition. deputies returned fire and killed the gunfire after deputy nate carrigan was shot and
the third deputy, josephine andrade -- captain mark hancock prime -- suffered minor injuries. investigators say this deputy was sitting at a red light when this crash occurred. we learned today that charges filed against the other driver david martinez, include diy and vehicular assault. developing tonight police are looking for this woman that they fear may have been motel. no witnesses reported -- witnesses reported seeing her pull into a van on the frontage road not too far from the larimer county fairgrounds. this started this morning.>> reporter: yes, reportedly this woman was taken about 6:30 this morning.
motel off-highway 25. here is a picture of her. she is 13-year-old mia hamilton of loveland, 5'2" 110 pounds, lawn care and blue eyes. deputies are sharing a photo of low -- of the vehicle as well, it's a chrysler minivan. they think she was taken in that vehicle based on reports from a guest that called 911 saying they saw three men pull vehicle. then they say that vehicle sped headed toward highway 402. we also spoke with an employee who says she did hear screaming around that time. right now deputies and larimer county are leading the investigation. law enforcement is searching for them. if you know anything about mia 911. live in london lauren dispirito
a controversial bill that would require parents to notify the health department if they don't vaccinate their kids. we showed you the debate yesterday at 5:00. lawmakers in committee worked into the night before passing the bill and sending it to the full house. supporters say it would help to have the records centralized during any outbreaks. some are concerned that the state wants to track that information. >> -- a homeowner was forced out of his home because he couldn't pay $175 in property taxes. he is not the only one. officials say it's out of their hands now that the disabled man's home has been sold to an investor. melissa is live in boulder county. a lot of people are surprised this can happen.>> reporter: the county says they have given him lots of warning. they sent him letters here at his home and posted notices on
his door but didn't hear back from them, they say. >> they told me not to [ indiscernible - low volume ] so i didn't. >> reporter: he paid $6000 for this mobile home and is lived here for nine years. when he came down with a rabidly -- rapidly debilitating form of ms, he could no longer keep up. he now has another worry. he has been evicted, soon to be homeless. is almost over the $175 price of the tax lien. >> there trying to kill me. i ran away screaming. this is ridiculous. this is not the wild west. >> he says the new property owner refuses to negotiate selling it back to him. >> the taxes are delinquent. they can hold the lean on those properties.
treasurer [ name indiscernible ] says this is one of . people who have lost their homes from failure to pay property taxes. another three are at risk. a buyer had applied for this certificate of ownership on the tax lien for this person's home. >> i don't know exactly why it is happening. one reason is there's a lot of people that make their living doing these seminars are getting rich on tax liens. >> if you are having trouble paying your property taxes, boulder county allows mobile home owners to set up a payment plan. officials say they have also met to try to find a way to help homeowners so this doesn't happen again. the police chief and hesston, kansas is being hailed a hero for stopping the deadly gunman. he shot and killed a suspected to death. sedric ford killed three people after opening fire.
chief schroeder likely saved many lives. >> there are probably 300 more people in the building while this is going on. this man was not going to stop shooting. the only reason he stopped shooting was because that officer stopped the shooter. ford did have a criminal record and police want to know how he got his hands on an automatic pistol and assault rifle that he used for the shooting. it's too dry outside, a grass fire broke out today in the town of falcon, not far from colorado springs. fire crews were able to corral the flames before any of the homes you can see here were damaged. meteorologist -- justin mcafee is with the -- justin mcafee is
>> reporter: east of the mountains we are really drying out. we have high fire danger through this weekend. newly released from the climate prediction center is the three- month precipitation outlook and it does look promising for the state of colorado. notice the southern tier of the united states including the southwest which is expecting a greater chance of seeing above normal precipitation in the next three months. that is opposed to the great lakes region which is expecting below normal precipitation over the next three months. specifically let's move in and zoom in on colorado. where the greene color is takes up most of the state. that means we have a greater chance of seeing more moisture in the months of march, april and may . there's a higher likelihood of snow than what we normally do during this time. how accurate is this? if you look for november, it said in december january and february we would see more so than normal and we did.
into the spring season ed greene, not another -- not a single crowd -- cloud in the sky. >> you can see clear skies across the entire state. as we take a look over the west, same situation. we have a little disturbance moving its way across and possibly giving the mountains a little supper, otherwise it is some sign -- sunshine conditions. wait until you see what the high will be tomorrow. a tiny battery was swallowed by this young child. that's the beginning of the problem. chris christie is now endorsing donald trump for president.
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for is near the eastbound 20th bridge where it is closed until after 8 pm tonight. it made it tricky for people getting to the avalanche- redwings game this evening. -- today. chris christie has shown his support for donald trump. >> no one has shown more support for people around the world been donald trump. this came at a rally in texas today.
donald trump a friend. this is a major boost for the front runner after coming under heavy fire at last night gop debate. developing now, the company evenflo recalling some 56,000 child safety seats. they are our reports of kids being able to -- there are reports of kids being able to loosen the harnesses. no injuries have been reported. the recall includes evenflo transitions 3 and 1 combo booster seat -- three in one combo booster seat. they were sold through just this past january. we have more information on our website, cbsdenver.com a one-year-old boy almost lost his life after swallowing the object that was just the size of a nickel. >> they want other moms and dads to know about the dangers. this little boy ate something
for his life. >> it's scary to think this was actually happening to us. >> she was terrified last year when she heard him choking. >> it felt like extremely quickly that i heard him choking. >> he was back playing again after a short time. then he got a high fever in the middle of the night. and x-ray revealed a dangerous problem. >> i could read it on her face that something was really wrong and it was just a matter of, just tell us what it is. >> a lithium battery was lodged in his esophagus. 28 hours later it was removed but the crisis was far from over. >> the nurse gave me a bottle with a corroded black looking item. i said, it leaked, didn't it and he said, yes.
he said it's black and burnt and i've never seen anything like it.>> reporter: brock was brought to this hospital. the battery acid had burned a hole in his esophagus and leaked chemicals into his body. >> i had to know, do you think brock is going to die. >> she said, in my heart of hearts, i don't think he is going to die but i don't think you will bring home the same child that you brought in. >> reporter: once he was released he had to still spend five months on a feeding tube. now one year later, he is healthy. britt moreno, cbs4 news. parents want you to now -- >> his parents want you to know that even little remotes can have these batteries in them.
unicorn back where it belongs. juliet is a horse with a fake horn. she escaped from a child's birthday party last night in madera ranch california and people did a double take when i saw her roaming in the neighborhood. >> i called and said there's a unicorn will -- running around on the roadway. >> [ laughter ] officers spent hours trying to capture the horse. finally a neighborhood and juliet is comfortable with was able to get her close enough to capture and bring her home. you've never covered a unicorn story before? [ laughter ] >> i think it's a first. most of the nation is under clear skies today with a few scattered snow showers back east but that's the talent of us -- system -- of a storm system. we're in pretty good shape all the way to the west coast with a have a fast moving system that might move across colorado . as the day progresses we
they will be downslope winds which will make it 70 degrees tomorrow. this is also drying is it. we have fire watches around the area, red flag warnings low central colorado, low temperatures -- low humidity and gusty winds of high temperature is a recipe for possible fires. 61 and 28 a the highs and lows, 64 and 29 for denver. buena vista and bailey are both 52, look at aurora, 67 degrees. it is still nice, 62 in 59 with hour. we have a steady barometer. look at this beauty shop from larry pierce of steamboat springs. it's all lit up. look at what a pretty area that little town is nestled in. that's a great shot. temperatures are mostly in the
we will look at teens and 20s for the high country, single digits for gunnison, lower 30s out west. eastern plains, 50s, 60s, 80s for tomorrow, close to 80 degrees. 30s and 40s of the mountains, 50s and 60s that was. beautiful day tomorrow. here's the forecast for tonight, knows. tomorrow mostly sunny and 72 degrees downtown, 70 at the airport and a little bit cooler but still 10 above normal on sunday at 59 degrees. monday 62, late money into tuesday possibly rain or snow showers with cooler weather moving in but gone by wednesday and back to 61 degrees. despite the warmth it will still be a weekend out on the ice between the haves and the redwings. the alumni -- the avalanche and the redwings for the alumni game. it was a great festival.
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>> maybe we we'll have -- maybe we'll have a fight by the time they're done. the avalanche and redwings continued their rivalry tonight. for seven years they gave us the best rivalry in sports. but the reality is guys like patrick waugh etc. have probably matured over the years. you never know sometimes old habits die hard. >> when i see the red wing i still get that a bit. >> whatever was legal, fight, make the team win. >> no one really saw the extent of the injury until after we shook hands and they could see that injury. that created the rivalry for the next 7 or 8 years. >> we were all trying to win. it happened and we left it behind. >> it's not what it used to be. >> this is a ride down memory
>> the fans will probably still feel the hatred. >> do you want me to come into the crowd, don't move me. -- boo me. >> our sports paul asked, do you want to see the avalanche and redwings get into an honest fight tonight? you can vote on our website, cbsdenver.com. this off-season was typical for carlos gonzalez. he had to deal with a lot of trade rumors. that is nothing new. this was also atypical because cargo was in dealing with rehabbing any injuries which have been a constant concern for the rockies slugger the past few years. remember when he was fully healthy last year? he hit a home run once every eight at bats during one stretch. a healthy cargo is a dangerous cargo. >> i am in a good spot. i get the work in.
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it is still a nice night out there. >> yes, we have had nice winter all week long. the best day of the week is saturday, 70 degrees, 59 on sunday and 60s and 50s all week. maybe a few showers on tuesday but that is it. thank you for watching co >> pelley: the campaign deteriorates. >> donald trump is a con artist. p is >> pelley: and the front-runner an gets an endorsement no one saw coming. also tonight, zika virus is , confirmed in nine pregnant women in the u.s. one child has a birth defect. the deadly shootings in kansas. de what might have triggered the wh rampage and the hero cop who stopped him. and steve hartman with the stev special bond between child and duck. >> i'm his mom. >> reporter: you're not really his mom. ly >> yup, i'm his mom. captioning sponsored by cbs s