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>> i can't believe it's almost the end of february. it's the end of february that we're heading into march tomorrow. so use your extra day of 2016 well. 54 degrees in -- along berthoud pass. loveland pass, it's going to be a windy day in the foothills. not too bad right now, but as we get into the afternoon hours, the winds are going to get howling and that goes for denver as well. 41 degrees in denver. 23 in avon. 32 in grand junction. we have a few clouds out there this morning. we're looking for a chance of snow and rain in our mountains, but that won't come until lunch time. 56 by 5:00. i'll show you the future cast in a moment, but first let's check with joel hillan. >> excellent drive at -- excellent drive of i-70 and peoria. southbound coming into town. speeds still into the 60s. 11 minutes from 120th to i-70. that's not bad at all.
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a trouble spot on iliff at von. we have stuff in the road. here's the issue we're talking about just to the is the of i-70 as you travel along peoria. there's a fire there, so look out for emergency crews, and then we have construction work which shut down a couple of lanes as you get through ridge gate. that will be picked up shortly. if you're about to get in your car, turnover to koa and britt, you together. breaking overnight, an suv with six people inside crashes in littleton. two children treated for serious injuries, but everyone else is okay. shawn, i understand you spoke what did they say? >>reporter: imagine seeing your family to the hospital and
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how badly this van or suv has been smashed up. when that family member arrived, he saw quite the destruction that happened to that car. it's the white ford expedition that ended up on its side. he believes his sister-in-law was driving the car with her husband and their children heading east on bold and something happened. maybe she got distracted and went over the median hitting two trees and ended up on the westbound lane. surprising to see how badly that car was damaged. csp tells us there were six people injured and taken to a nearby hospital. two being children. everyone should be okay. jesus garcia tells us this is a lesson for everyone. >> people be careful. anything can happen at any point. you never know. >> and so csp is looking into
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live in littleton, shawn chitnis. >> shawn, thanks a lot. new this morning, we're seeing a virginia student who is he was he's accused of committing an anti-state crime against the north korean government. he read a statement apologizing. >> i'm begging to the korean people and government for my forgiveness and i'm praying to the heavens so i may be returned home to my family. >> he was arrested for attempting to steal a political banner. he was going to take it back to a church member as a trophy. there's no information on the punishment he may be facing.
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bill involving mental health evaluation. there's so many shootings involving those with mental illness, jaime. >>reporter: during the theater trial, this was a big point of contention. whether or not james holmes mental health evaluation should be recorded via video and audio. of course, his defense team during this trial did not want this to happen. they argue that state law doesn't require it, and it would impact his responses. one psychiatrist testified saying he has recorded scores of examination and it shows that -- he also said the camera would be unintrusive and it would give more of an accurate and complete record than handwriting notes. with this bill being introduced this afternoon, it would require a court ordered mental health examination to be video and auto recorded. the da who prosecuted
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for the reading of this bill. as will a juror from this case along with tom sullivan, the father of one of the victims of the shootings. live in denver jaime leary, cbs 4 morning news. >> jaime, thank you. take a look at this video. right now, we have blue ribbons honoring law enforcement along a stretch of highway 285. this comes after a shootout last week killed deputy nate carrigan and injured others. they put these ribbons along the road. yesterday, supporters continued that tribute all the way to kenosha pass. funeral for park county sheriff nate carrigan is scheduled for march 14th held at the faith bible church in nevada. he was killed last wednesday while serving an eviction notice. 58-year-old worth fired at deputies and he was killed. coloradans rally to show their support for law enforcement officers killed and
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took place at the douglas county fairgrounds. howard nathan was there. >>reporter: when a park county corporal was shot and killed last week, he became the latest trend. disrespecting the police. >> it's scary he goes out there. >> debbie blonde's husband is a denver cop. for 12 years, she's been living for a growing fear. >> society changed about the way they think of our officers. they don't respect them. >> they went to the fair grounds to make a statement, support the police. >> it seems every single day, there's more of a separation between our public and our police. >> ron organized this -- >> police-- people think police are out to get them. i grew up in
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police were out to get me until i found out better. >> you get the young people in community thanking police and getting to know their local police, they'll be less crime, they'll be less confrontations because the two sides would know each other. >> as mac glock len say you never know when you may need a cop. >> if their children were gone or missing or harmed, who are they going to call? >> that was howard nathan reporting. the pro support -- they thank the military for their work as well. the staff sergeant accused of shooting and killing a police officer working her first shift. the man killed his wife and shot three officers in washington dc. officer ashley died on her first day on patrol in prince william county. >> we continue one step at a
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discredit her memory and her service if we did anything else. >> they showed up to -- 32-year-old ronald hamilton is accused of shooting the officers after killing his wife. hamilton is an active duty staff sergeant assign to the pentagon. the two other officers are expected to recover from their injuries. some drivers are saying the parking division are setting those up to fail. here's what investigator brian maass found out. >>reporter: he parked in a legal space and still got a $25 ticket. >> i think the rules are flawed and they need to be looked at. >> we found a problem city wide that some believe is setting driving up for failure. >> is it entrapment? fundraising? >> that's what we wondered. why are drivers following directions and finding fat parking tickets on their cars. >> don't you think these signs are misleading. >> brian tells us why a lot of denver drivers are experiencing
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10:00. well, with big super tuesday coming up tomorrow, sanders expected to do better in colorado. last night, he campaigned in fort collins. here's our jeff todd. >>reporter: sanders repeatedly covered his usual topics like student loan debt and free college tuition, health care, income equality and social issues effecting minorities. >> every person in this room has got to stand up and fight back. >> he's the only one who really stands up for the little people who knows what we need. he knows we need change and it's not going to happen like doing the same thing like the other guys are talking about. >> if you start your campaign talking about the need for a half a loaf, you're going to get crumbs. [ cheering ] >> sanders spoke for about an hour and 15 minutes and he may have changed this man's mind. >> what's going to stay with you
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>> his integrity. he stays the same through his career. he doesn't tell you one thing and change his mind the next time. >> it was very invigorating and i was glad to see some people that i talked to in line that was here to find out what bernie was about. they were pleased too. >> colorado can play an important role in leading this country forward to a political revolution. thank you all very much. [ cheering ] >> jeff todd reporting there too. the tightest races for democrats could be colorado and massachusetts. clinton supporter were canvassing neighbors in colorado. clinton was courting voters. she'll be in arkansas and tennessee. a new battleground tracking poll show
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georgia and -- 41 degrees in denver. >> finally a win for leonardo dicaprio. his message and the other oscar win for the revenant. there's a big mix up on the red carpet. why it had,, ,,
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(phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates,
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h!. 5:43 in colorado. last night the onesscars were a party and political discussion with topics ranging from divert and the environment and sexual abuse. >> david daniel shows us the
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spotlight put on host chris rock. >> i'm here at the academy awards. otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. >> chris rock wasted no time addressing the oscars so white controversy delivering the most -- >> if they nominated host, i wouldn't get this job. so you all would be watching neil patrick harris right now. >> we were watching winners from mad max we earned six oscars in technical categories. >> for thousands of years, we've been telling story in the dark around a flickering light whether a campfire or a projector. >> some winners were expected actress. >> the thing i like about movie making is how many people it
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>> alejandro won back-to-back film maker. >> liberate ourselves from all prejudice and this tribal thinking and make sure once and forever, a color of the skin become as irrelevant as the length of our hair. >> and some winners were long awaited. revenant star leonardo dicaprio finally took home a win. >> we get to move to the northern tip of this planet to be able to find snow, climate change is real, it's happening right now. >> the show also addressed the issue of sexual abuse with a stirring performance by lady gaga. >> until it happens to you, you won't know how you feel >> and spotlight, the true story of the boston globe reporters who uncovered sexual abuse by catholic priest and the cover uptaking best original screen play and best picture of the year. >> we made this for those who
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and for the survivors whose courage and will to overcome is really an inspiration. >> plenty of inspiration to go around on oscar night. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. >> supporting actor went to mark from "bridge of spies" over "creed". alicia from the danish girl won -- for best original song. lauren, your weather, on this monday morning. areas. dusty in brooms field and strasburg. as we lift shoo the foothills, it's an area get stronger. 56 mile an hour winds. 30 miles-an-hour winds$30 miles-an-hour winds along loveland. our foothills -- these wind are going to get stronger. into el paso county, there's a red flag warning it's dry out
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you have low humidity and you have gusty winds. fire danger high in areas. 41 in denver. 46 in boulder. 36 in fort collins. 32 as you heard towards burlington. 23 in avon. 32 in grand junction. satellite and ray dar shows a few clouds it morning. we're waiting for the system to our north to head our way. most of this stays to the north. we're going to get clipped by this in colorado. so our mountains are looking for a chance of snow today. as we look at lunch time, descent snow fall in our mountains. not expecting a ton. picking up a couple of inches. most models showing one to three. overnight tonight, it will clear. by tomorrow morning, waking up to sunshine and it's most likely will be windy in the foothills tomorrow morning. tomorrow, wind calm down. it's another dry day and cooler tomorrow. 61
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62 in boulder and fort collins. 63 for greeley. 60s 70s out on the eastern plain and high country, a lot of 40s with 45 in eagle and 45 in aspen. 50 in grand junction. 60 degrees. 61 by 2:00. and by 5 p.m. -- and by 5:00 p.m., gusty winds. mild as we head into the rest of the week. let's check with joel. >> it's 5:48 in the morning. cars making their way into town. that's effecting speeds from the 60s and 50s down into the 40s as you get passed 92nd. pretty good drive along us 36 and i-270. the accident on peoria. it cleared out. we have debris at iliff and von. otherwise, a
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look at the drive times from the west. c 470 to i-70, average speeds at 60 miles-an-hour. the film "50 shades of gray" is the winner of -- they celebrate the under achievement in cinema. 50 shades got five -- they got worst picture. and both actors won worst actor awards. they're handed out the night before the oscars. let's get back to the fashion. this is important for the oscars as well. here's daniel knotting ham. >>reporter: best actors brie larson and sofia owned the red carpet in the shades of blue at the academy awards. best -- she gown. >> who are you wearing?
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>> maria navado. >> char -- plunging neck lines, and low backs and high slits. alicia was the bell of the ball in a custom vouis vuitton. >> what we see on the runway is a directly -- >> lady gaga wowed in a white pants suit. >> and whoopi -- >> the academy award has the best style moments in hollywood, but they bring out fashion fails. >> heidi klum failed to impress. other stars rocked navy suit and best actor winner leonardo dicaprio dressed up his black armani.
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have made the boldest statement in a white tuxedo. danielle, knocking ham. >> he was great last night. here's another loss of sorts. at total beauty tweeted this out, we had no idea that oprah was tatted. this was whoopi not oprah. they apologized for the mistake.
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,, ,, ,, bernie sanders -- the courage to stand up to big oil because he won't take their money. that's why sanders said no to the keystone pipeline and never waffled. he's also the only candidate to oppose fracking because fracking can endanger our drinking water
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sanders has the most far-reaching plan to fight climate change and build a clean energy future. bernie sanders -- people before polluters. sanders: i'm bernie sanders
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happening today, president obama will award the nation's seal. in 2012, edward buyer's jr took part in a risky mission to save an american doctor. the taliban. the doctor was held in a small darkroom and another seal shot in the head. buyers burst into the room and killed two taliban fighters and rescued the doctor. >> to us, that's a no failed
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our object, our goal hostage alive. that mission. buyer's is the 11th member to receive the medal for actions in afghanistan. yesterday, the stylist gave free haircut to the homeless. mark taylor has this story. >>reporter: for three years, the salon operated out of downtown denver. >> it's an old vintage field. we cater to the business of downtown. >> this sunday, they're catering to a different town. >> denver's homeless. there. >> it's called cut for the homeless where a dozen of the stylist are working for free. this. >> operating out of downtown, they see people down on their
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>> i could never afford a haircut. >> they hope it can lead to better things. >> i'm thank of the and grateful. >> pastry ones got a free lunch. >> if we can change the life of one person, that's great. >> organizes hope it gives them the opportunity to move forward from past mistakes and remind everyone not to judge potential employee based on how they look. >> make sure that anyone homeless, you don't just shun them away because of their appearance. me that have the skill sets to get the job done. >> mark taylor, cbs 4 news. >> wonderful to see people giving back. >> a great job by them. still ahead, on the cbs 4 morning news. >> be careful. anything can happen at any moment. you never know. >> see that suv behind people. six people hurt including children hurt when it went off the road and hit trees. how the family is doing ahead.
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bill involving mental health evaluations connected to the aurora theater shooting. how this effects people here in colorado. the best tasting tap water is in colorado. find out which top state got a prize here. also ahead, a plan to stop airlines from cramming more,,
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,, i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. her life's work has been about breaking barriers. and so would her presidency. which is why, for every american who's not being paid what they're worth... who's held back by student debt or a system tilted against them- and there are far too many of you- she understands that our country can't reach it's potential... unless we all do. together. a stronger country. we built our factories here because of a huge natural resource. not the land. the water. or power sources. it' s the people. american workers.
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and that builds communities. and a better future. for all of us. because making something in america means so much, to so many. weathertech. proudly made in america. good morning, everyone. breaking news from overnight. an suv rolls over with six people inside. this happened in littleton. two children were also in that vehicle. a live report in a couple of minutes, plus --
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wouldn't get this job. [laughter] >> so you all would be watching kneel patrick harris right now. >> chris rock talks about the controversy over diversity at the oscars and we'll have a look at the big winners. here's the start of your day. take a look at this glorious sunrise. a live look from copter 4. snow could fall in the higher elevations and here in the metro, we could see windy warmer weather. happy monday. today comes around once every four years. it's a leap year. i'm britt moreno. >> and i'm alan gionet. happy february 29th. we're going to get a change in your weather. lauren is talking about it. hey, lauren. >> good morning. take a look behind me. we have a few cloud downtown. hopefully those make for a gorgeous sunrise. let's check with the wind speeds right now. 54 mile an hour gust ads we head towards winter park.

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