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father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. denver 7 news starts right now. right now family and friends of deputy derek gear are gathering right now. the funeral procession has just gun. lance hernandez is there. lance, hundreds expecteddto come out and say goodbye? >> reporter: it is going to be a busy morning here in grand junction afternoon here.
officers standing at attention. this is the procession from the church to the memorial. as we pan to the south we can show you the funeral procession for deputy derek geer. he was kill misdemeanor the line of duty about a week ago here in mesa county when he was making contact with a teenager. that teenager armed with a gun. the deputy was going o tase him and was in tournesol and he later died. there are a number of officers from across colorado and from across the country here to pay their respects and right now is crystal mccoy from aurora p.d. why is it important for people around the country, the law enforcement, from around the
we're more than just police officers. we are mothers,,fathers, these men and women have given their lives for law enforcement. and we have police officers from chicago and several other law enforcement officers. - >> reporter: they says the just like one big family, do you feel that way? >> yeah, more than you ever do and it's really good to see the support here today. yoor time. again, hundreds if not thousands of people attending this memorial service. % we are old in addition to the service here at the church thh number of other buildings around grand junction so people can watch the funeral.
processiooal route paying respects to deputy gear. a memorial for fallen -`officers is vandalized again. lindsay watts just talk today the denver police chief and has the latest. >> reporter: kellie and mitch, just awful that this happened again. it was nearly one year ago to the day that someone dumped red paint on the fallen officers' % memorial laster year. luckily-- last year. thh red paint was oo the front and back. they just gave us a picture of 3 what they found this morning. we'll bring that up for you now. i was able to talk to chief wyatt about his ut reaction when he came in to find that the memorial had been vandalized again. >> i'm really sick.
women who have given their lives to this community. it's a dishonor to those individuals and to this community and department at a whole that supports what he do each and every single day. >> reporter: police say when 3 whomever did this is caught that person or people will bb charged with trespassing and criminal mischief. the people last year were caught and convicted. this happened following a protest. here. you are looking at just some of the surveillance cameras, so very likely whomever did this chief wyatt says he is not goiig to be releasing all of the evidence to the media, but
people will be caught. right now the denver police are dealing with two cases of police impersonators. the first one happened friday -`near sheridan. then later thattnight. a man was pulled over near ogden and kentucky. and he stated somethhng asn't right. >> the lights appeared to be in the upper dash. he also thoughttthat the turn signals were at the bomb. >> un-marced police cars normally have lights at the top of the windshield. they were driving a maroon
they say if you aae ever in ddubt when pulled over, call 911. . >> reporter: it's tough to drive up there in the pass. a lot of people coming down mountains. %- today. to the north of us and wyyminn it was really bad this morning. now it's going to be a few of these spots. %- gusts of 75 mmles an hour. a high wind warning covering a good portion of our foothills and mmuntains. fort collins, estes park, 285 through parts of jefferson county and still with winter weather advisories coold get a foot of snow in some spots. at the airport we're at 55. in fort collins 45.
decent warmup as you get west of the divide. today highs and the rest of the week, jayson, it is so warm in our forecast. >> reporter: we have had chain laws that have been lifted with better driving onditions now that way. so as we go that way up into the mountains, right in glen wood canyon, this morning, we had huge rocks that fell on i70 both eastbound and westbound you can see the size of those boulders were quite tremendous. we still have some lane restrictions there, some slow traffic over vail pass, but some restrictions are lifting at least. `oveland pass is open now.
from the c-470 about 45 minutes overall coming back from the high country. peyton manning's past is making headlines today. he is mentioned by name in a title nine lawsuit against his alma mater univvrsity of tennessee. >> reporter: this is the 64 page lawsuit filed in federal court in nashville, included in here, the words hostile, seeual and environmmnt and indifference ratterring sexual assaults. this is the ppragraph including a week ago peyton manning was in disney land celebrrting a super bowl championship. today hi name is listed in a lawsuit. it appears as one of a long list of alleged incidenns at
years. in a 1996 encounter with jimly engine vaughner it was lleged he sat on her faae. there was deliberate known sexual assaults an environment of rape that was condoned and completely unaddressed and interfered with the disciplinary athletes of male athletes at the university of tennessee. the six unnamed female plaintiff's are recent students aa u.t. and seeking damages and immediate policy changes at the university. >> reporter: we have not heard anyyhing from peyton manning in regards to being named this the lawsuit. remember, he is not being sued here, the university is. he is currently deciding on his
some details on a tragic crash that took a 15 year old's mother away. josi cruz hit the sedan about 50 yards from the intersection after running a red light. police believe alcohol was involved here after the three men from the jeep ran. there's a manhunt for a simmons and two other parolees cut off their ankle mmnitorr. they aid he should be considered armed and dangerous, %- he's a member of a white
call 911 if you see hhm. two hospitals in arizona have confirmed that rocky allen worked after being fired when staff members saw him taking a syringe and replacing it wiih another one. he tested positive for a contrrlled substance. he also wwrked at a meeical center in glendale, arizona. both hospitals are offering free testing for patients that may have come in contact with him testing for hiv and hepatitis b and c. right now flags are flying half-staff for justice and tin scalia. it has sparked a heated debate whether president obama should appoint a new juutice.
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right now california police are looking for a suspect who used an unusual weapon on pedestrians walkiig across the golden gate bridge. >> blow darts were used. police say it wasn't immediately clear where they came from. >> he said the dart was able to go through his jeans and into his leg by about 2 inches. thee are asking anyone with information to call police.
that jody arrius. she called a correctional officer a vulgar name. sse will have to demonstrate at least 180 days to get -- of good behavior to get visitors again. the pope is visiting mexico. he delivered a hopeful message to 3,000 people who attended mass. the zika virus has cauued the governor of hawaii to declare a state of emergency. no one has picked up the zika virus, but it is just out of an abundance of caution. the world health organization as you know declared a public
virus earlier this month. it is windy out there in some spots. >> reporter: yeah. speeds over50-70 miles. it is warmer than yesterday though, so that's the good thing. >> okay. to look at it. windy, west of i-25. speeds up to 50-70 miles per hour. looking at the headlines it is pretty warm butteven warmer by wednesday and thursday, wheee we will be in the low to mid 70s. right now you can see on sat late radar, it's -- satellite radar, light snow showers up to the northeast and we pick up a light to moderate snow toddy in
here is the view from the vierra wireless caaera. it is now 53-degrees at the airport. the winds are at 5-15 miles per hour. greeley 41, boulder 55 and denver right now 53. so mainly 40s and 50ssas you step out the door. greeley 10-degrees coooer, mainly upper 30s in the mountains. evergreen 43. one oo theespots where we are expecting more 60s and 70s both today and tomorrow. our futureccst shows the snow northern and central mountains, it is goinggto linner through the next 12 hours or so through tonight and early tomorrow morning. it is goinn to taper off by
stay dry out east, just a mix of sun and clouds, not expectingganything for us. it is going to be pretty dry wwather here in town. more sunshine by midday tomorrow. close to 60 in denver today. in the springs 56, 30s, 40s as you head west. telluride low to mid to upper 40s. highlands ranch 61, and boulder a high of 58. looking over the next coupll of days it onny gets warmer tuesday into wednesday. we talked about no major storms on the 11 day last wwek, that was true, and yet again, the next 5-7 days, same, we're talking a good two week string of temperatures above normal.
top out as one of the warmest februaries on record. >> 72? >> reporter: yeah, we're going to be talking about record numbers. so the meals on wheell has been driving away hunger since the nine sen 60s. >> eporter: more than 86,000 meals are made in this kitchen every year. this is the heart of the tlc littleton and well beyond. >> it's such a good program. >> reporter: marilyn ness knows the power of serving meals on wheels. >> i volunteered for 45. >> reporter: you heard right, 45 years of volunteering. >> it is incredible that someone has volunteered here that long.
littleton but now there are 26 routes covering 95 square miles. fresh meals leave here every day thanks to volunteers like marilyn ness. >> in a loving way we call her grandma. >> only john calls me grandma. >> if anyone gets tired, they look over their shoulder and see grandma going. >> reporter: the denver 7 would like to corn graph late
they are waiting on the decision of peytonnmanning, -`that's probably why. they want to see if there's any interest in the market before making a decision. it is worth close to about 250 -- von miller, uper bowl mvp is still having a lot of fun. >> there you see him dancing. he made an appearance on saturday night live by explaining albert einstein's theory. >> like when i collided with cam newton and forced him to fumble.
are you sure you're not bragging about this? >> no, now these waves are everywhere in the universe just like i am whenever cam newton is around. >> you already won, man. %- >> hey, it happened and it's amazing discovery proves that einstein's theory is me equals, mvp. >> it's so nice to see him out have you heard about this? kanye west released his -- this weekend. -- >> that is clearly not kanye west. that was a movie at box office records.
kanye west and he came on twitter saying he's $50 million in debt. real. >> he says he is delayinggthe album release. he called for facebook founder marc zuckerberg to invest $1 billion in his ideas as being the greatest artist and greatest living artist of all time. >> can you tell marc to call me, too? >> we are going to tell you
rin the middle of a time when senior povertyt is increasing. republicans and some democratsp came up with a brilliant idea for cutting cost-of-living we said, "it will be over our dead bodies if you cut social security." as president, to extend the solvency and expand benefits for people who desperately need them. i'm bernie sanders,
but nothing like the pockets up through the mountains, up in bertha pass and to the north of wyoming and there. really gusty. estes park also parts of boulder county, jefferson county, you are going to be under that and getting up into the mountains the winds are % going to blow the snow around and make for a pretty icy drive home. the winds can be frustrating but big numbers out east and really warm numbers, greeley today 52, at the airport 57. this is arm than yesterday, but nothing compared toowhat we'll see wednesday and thursday.
named in a lawsuit. >> a case was settled back when he attended the university of tennessee. -- the lawsuit claim. >> if you want to read the text of the lawsuit, we have a copy of it on thedenverchannel.com. three people including an 3 officer were killed in an attack at the planned parenthood in colorado sppings. part of the building will reopen today.
wednesday after trying to steal body. unfortunately the baby did not survive but the woman did. -- he said he couldn't take a blood test because his blood was golden. the south carolina primary less than a week awayy bernie sanders and hillary cllnton spent the last week here trying to gain support. >> hillary clinton has gained support from gabrielle giffords. she was shot in the head in 2011. and since then she has been fighting gun control. >> she will fight to make our families safer, in the white
guu lobbyists that's why that i mean voting for hillary. >> bernie sanders supporters are also out in force. 18,000 people attended his rally in colorado sattrday. >> here in colorado with your unnethessasm on march 1st we are going to win -- enthhsiasm. >> president bush hitting the came pain trail for his brother jeb. south carolina's primary is saturday. today is president's day. all state parks will e open `ut the vvsitors will be closed. . a construction worker has %- fallen.
street and across from one of the wells fargo. no word on why the person fell. >> crews are apparently trying to get him out right now. the victim is complaining of veer back pain so we will give you more details as we have it. special event permitting for marijuana street type ffir events. the bill wouud let them sell marijuana at the event but not be allowed to use it at the event. only 21 years and older would be allowed in. >> associate a fun part of our business. gives everybody an opportunity to kind of see what everybody has to offer. >> this bill goes to state lawmakers tomorrow. what do you think?
channel facebook page. a two-month-old baby is now being allowed to treat the baby with hbcd oil. it's a hemp oil. her family drove to colorrdo to try and ex-permanental treatment hbcd oil. the doctors are not even loud to touch it r administer it, so the parents have to do it. >> it's just a miracle in how much she has changed since we have been using the cbde oil. they are studying the effects on children and people with epilepsy.
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here is a look of stories making news. hot on the internet, well anything can happen on t.v. and this is a puppy-monkey-baby costume. this guy decided he would try to make it come up with what a puppy-monkey-baby because he has a pug. he made ii that didn't quite come out great. okay. anything can happen on live t.v. and this t.v. anchor on china's ccc channel -- do you see her high he'll % fly off. like a true professional she carries on without even missing
sometimes it can be quite upsetting to think you might not be one of those people of the a valentine. hayden here from southville utah, hh brought 900 carnations and gave one to every girl in school. he paid for it with his own savings and says he's been planning this events for a long time. >> how much did that cost him? >> he didn't say, but that is really nice. >> it is. >> thank you, jason. a look at the consumer news, it appears like kiidle and nook are losing a bit of popularity. bookstore sales rose 2.5% last year. that's the first increase for
right now an alabama company is offering cuddles for a fee. >> uh-huh, cuddles. a lot of people it may sound unusual to butone client says it's worth it. this is about 60 miles an hour. this is a new business launched called cuddle fix. they can cuddle on a couch, or in the bed. that's what they're there for. >> i come in here to solve my issues of loneliness and i guess some depression. >> actually i have had several cllents that haven't touched anyone in years and instantly broke down in tears. we are fully clothed. there is no sex, there is no 3 -`kissing.
are men since no women have `equested her services. >> there's little data that says cuddling has specific therapeutic value. smartphones are changing how people find friends apparently. a study dooe through tinder show more than half college students use the app to find friends, not dates. sound surprising in and one college student says it depends on what you call them. the university of california is using an app called my shake. it gives residents a brief
right now the app is just being tested. a teenager lost his cell phone ast month. here are the photos of the person who has his phone. apparently there's an app on the phone he has that once you try to unsuccessfully unlock the phone it automatically takes a photo of the person and e-mails you. >> so apparently the persoo who has the phoneehad no idea. >> and the company of this app is offering anyone who has `nformation on the person will give them a few samsung phone. if nobody comes forward, jesus will get the phone.
start to our day. winds picking up here in denver. it is pushing our temperatures well above normal.. it is not even noon. now 11:45 normal high is 46. we are already at 55-degrees. a very warm start to our week. at this point we have dry conditions here. the mountains are going to pick up a little more snow. 10--egrees coller than denver at 54. 53 right now in aurora. 59 in estes park. in the mounnains you are going to find highs in the 20s and 30s east of the divide. get farther closer to palisade and grand junction we're ear 400degrees or right now i shoold say, mid to upper 40s by this afternoon. a few light showers crossing over parts of north eastern
continuing in the northern and central mountains. skies will gradually start to clear out oo futurecasttfrom 11:30 to 530. we stay dryyout east. there's some of that snow that lingers over night and then by tomorrow mrning we should start to see more clearing, a lot of more sunshine on tuesday. statewide in fact forr. a lot drier for the high country. the next 24 hours and skies will be partly cloudy but we'll get a little more sunshine later today. close to 60-degrees in denver to the makes for a very mild evening as temperatures drop into the 40s, eventually 30s, but overnight lows are double what they're typically at this time of year. 30s versus teens. denver today closer to 60. closer to 70 near pueblo and lamar and 30s and forpets out west. the next few days we gain --
still windy in spots on tuesday. especially up through the foothills. %- wednesday 68 and warming into the 70s on thursday. clearly put the bright spot on thursday. beautiful. friday and saturday and into sunday drop a bit but even then still about 10 to 15-degrees above normal. this saturday we have the first polar plunge i'll be at. i love these guys, hannah and conner, they are special olympics athletes. we are at mix 100 doing a little interview with them about the polar plunge. we have one this saturday. go to special olympics colorado.org. please, we would love to have you. >> you don't have to plunge. we would really like to get people to join a team. we have another couple of weeks
denver zoo. but there are plenty f plunges. the memorial for fallen officers has been vandalized. %- it happened again. >> yeah, police say someone `hrew red paint on it. lindsay watts is with us. lindsay, the paint has been all cleaned up, right? >> reporter: right. there's been no pprmanent damage to the memorial, the only evidence left behind is some waaer on ground from where pooice and firefighter were cleaning it up. we'll show you what this -`memorial looked like earlier. just terrible to see this happen again. chief robert wyatt said he felt sick about this. it was almost a year ago to the day that this occurred last year. he says the a dishonor not only
community. >> this ii a community that by and large greatly support what the men and women of this %- police department does every single day and unfortunately there are those few who are ill intended. >> reporter: no arrests have been madd yet but there are so many cameras here around the denver police headquarters there's no doubt there are pictures and video of the people or people who did this. the chief says he is confident the culprits will be arrested. lindsay watts. denver 7.
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the injuries, bbt he was complaining of severe back pain. the expecting parents shared theesonogram of their unborn baby. >> reporter: it's the ultrasound being shown around the world. he can be seen punching himself in the face so hard that he's knocked backwards. % mom vanessa watson says she can't believe her eyes. >> while i was watching this i couldn't believe my eyes. >> reporter: the specialist told her and her husband that this is the first time in 20 years she had read ultrasounds in seeing this. >> and we asked are you okay this is okay. >> reporter: the doctor says
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