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...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you. i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message. it is 11:00 a.m. we begin with breaking news. a man was killed after being hit by a car in a sam's parking lot on the 4800 block of wadsworth. we will stay on that. the city of deever is making announcement.
lupher in a bit hopefully curbing traffic accident 5-4-3-2-1 (blasts) >> the work to clear a huge boulder on i-70 will take a while. they have only one lane open. >> reporter: and that's really tough for the truckers. most of those guys have rerouted up by i-80. they were concerned about the slope coming down more. they won't be able to get it open until sometime tomorrow. go up to u.s. 40 and the traffic on those roads are
three and a half hour-4 hour delay. right now it's going to be the only way you can get through i- 70 until hopefully tomorrow. >> reporter: a look at just how calms the weather wise right now. wind speeds about 5-10 miles per hour. already looking at 50s in ssots.. some clouds overnight now shifting east. that sunshine is allowing things to warm up. still calling for highs in the mid 60s. greeley 57. fort collins 61 and upper 40s covering our mountains this afternoon, so well above normal. tomorrow it is going to be even warmer closer to 70, kellie. the problem, the winds. we'll talk about those coming up.. developing now in adams
after being shot in the arm after just walking around the street around 3:00 this orning near 56 and pecos. we're hearing she is in stable condition right now and they haven't released any information about the people involvvd, but the police is saying they are trying to track down a blue dodge charger. a home caught fire in broomfield. officials tell us this happened at 152 and lipan. two people were taken to the hospital. still no word on what caused the fire. crews are still on the scene right now. at least two of an attorney's clients have tested positive for hepatitis b. representatives at swedish are
wondering if the patients may have contracted the disease somewhere else. a tech is accused of switching syringes to steal drugs. adult charges. he tried to kill himself he is claiming and opened ffre on deputy gear who was trying to in jefferson county. a proposed bill would help peeple speak up about im. threats in schools. it needs one more vote before
a judge in california has ordered apple phone company to help the fbi get into farook's phone from the san bernardino shootings. % farook and his wife killed 13 people in december before being killed in a shootout with police. the pope was shaking hands appeared someone pulled on his gar meant you can see the -- garment and he quickly scolded the people after fallinggnearly >> he will visit the state the inmates literally ran the
>> el chapo is complaining in a life ehhnd bars is too rough. he says his guards wake him up every couple of hours, he quote,"feels llke a zombie." he escaped from prison last year, now is under close watch and authorities say they will transport him back to the u.s. to face charges. >> and a little boy gets stuck
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watts has been there all morning. >> reporter: michelle wilkins has takee the stand. she is describing to jurors right now what happened to her that day she was attacked and the day her baby was taken from her. dynel lane has not shown much emotion at all through the court proceedings today. she has pled not guilty and her attorney says she was the one who stabbed michelle wilkins. >> you will not hear any evidence that miss lane deliberated or reflected on whether to kill miss wilkins. you will not hear any evidence that miss lane planned, prepared or processed how to
claim it as her own. >> eporter: the district attorney is prosecuting this case. he told jurorssabout how lane faked her pregnancy posting pictures on social media. her boyfriend was confused. she also showed blood sustained photos where wilkins was attacked. she went to the home last year after responding to an ad on craig's list for baby clothes. she was cut hip to hip. i was sitting next to some of wilkins' frrends and family and it wassso emotional to hear what she had been through. prosecution is expected to call 10-20 witnesses. all right. very emotional trial going on
back here in denver, the city of denver is committed to not just decreasing traffic deaths but eliminating them all together. >> reporter: mayor hancock along with denver's police ended. some people gatheeed at the light rail at 30th and downing. they have submitted vision zero to address traffic systems placing more responsibility for safety on system designed management and leadership. now it can be simple adding barriers or changing peeestrian zones. on a video on vision zero's website it can be gold up in one sense.
might fail, the road system should not. back here live when it was first implemented innsweden traffic fatalities continue to drop there. they weee at an all time low. what's the timeline i asked? you will hear all of that coming up. new at 11:2 planes collide at a denver metro airport. this is why they were on the taxi way. nooone hurt but the passengers were stuck on the planes for and three hours. the ntsb is now investigating. bundy remained behind bars after facing with federal officials two years
he led bout 400 armed %- supporters in a grazing stand off. >> cliveen bundy could face the rest of his life in prison if another ex-bachelor contestant has died after committing mcallister was eliminated after the firrt episode. she's not the only contestant to commit suicide. the firss -- one of the first contessaats hung herself after the ffrst show. she posted a photo of a heart carved into a rare red
coconino orest. in jail. during a summit in california, the president said he believes america will make a sensible choice and donald trump isn't it. >> i continue to believe mr. ttump will not be president and the reason is i have a lot of faith in the american people and i think they recognize that job. it's not hosting talk show, or a reality show, it's not promotion, it's not marketing, it's hard. >> well, trump responded to the president's comments during a forum in south carolina. he said obama has done,"a lousy job as presiient" and he would
he been running. he considers ii's a great criticism. kathy lynn duchess is an editor in called young mind matter focusing on young children's health. >> unresolved issues can life. it will be followed by articles about children's mental health. a father caught this intense moment after his son got stuck in a treeewell in utah skiing. >> are you okay? [ screams] >> than. [screams] >> heads up. [screams]
it's okay, it's okay. i got you. >> thank goodness dad was there. he could have been alone. it would have been so much worse if he was. if you're noo sure a tree well is a bunch of snow surrounded at the base of a tree and getting stuck face down could the pros and cons of having a lot of snow. here at home we could use more. the mountains are going to pick up more. but today it is sunny statewide record breaking highs tomorrow potential. this word for february as been pretty nuts. % we're going to ssow you how gusty it is going to get. we will get back closer to
airport. record high today is 72. tomorrow the record high is 71 and we're going to get pretty % close to tying it potentially even breaking it. greeley. -`48 in foot collins. city park in low to mid 50s. castle rock already at 59- ddgrees, so some neighborhoods are going to be well into the 60s by this afternoon. grand junction right now 45. here are your high today. more 50s out west. close to 0 in the central mouutains. mid to upper 50s near sterling and greeley.. denvered to 65. in the springs 61. we are expecting closer into town mid to upper 60s with greeley and 57.
miles per hour. overall, very calm especially what we are going to see tomorrow. we see some of the clouds stream over the west. they were kind of stuck over denver this morning. but now they are moving east. it is beautiful now. theenext storm is now hitttng the coast. it is going to kick up our winds here in town and dry across the plains which is why this fire weather watch here, the tan, we have one tomorrow for gust over 75 miles per hour in through the foothills and mountains mainly east of the divide. 65 today, tomorrow, windy but warm highs near 70 tomorrow in denver. the mountains get the snow, we're going to stay dry but our temperatures do cool with that
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and i approve this message. well here is aalook at other tories making news. hot on the internet today -- that's a really big creature in my hair there -- yesterday they crowned the wes minister best in show -- westminster best in show. in true hamster style throw, >> here is the way to get the best of somebody with road rage. he decided to pull in front of this guy with a dashcam. as luck has it there was an exit ramp up ahead.
exit but at the last seconn he hard lefts and he stays on the highway and gets away from the rager. nice work. yesterday i showed you a cat ttat loves to pull a skier, sleds. maybe this cat is training for >> this guy must nnt have had an in and out burger for a long time. in that big cup he has some kind of sauce. on one hand -- well it's kind of gross, you have to admire the desire for the food he craves. %- right?
toes it up innthe air with amazing results. it looks like a girl with long hair flipping her hair back. he said it was so cold outside 30 below zero thatthis handss got stuck to the pot anded the selfy stick. >> thanks, jayson. german short haired pointers might just be going up. 3 year old california journey, c.j. for short beat more than 3,000 other dogs for that title. and this 14 year old carissa roves there had sebastian. unfortunately she did not
proud of the way her dog performed. >> he did not take the prize but he's working so hard for a treat. he was knocked out during the working group compptition, but the two and a half year old got the loudest applause and laughter. he really wanted the treats. >> next time you eat a potato you might want to thank this little flower. it is extinct. it was a preserved in -- about millions of years old. scientists think it shares ancestries thattlink to potatoes, eggplant and even coffee beans, but think it was poisonous at some time. >> good thing we weren't eating it back then.
home sale flower sale. they sell them to the public. it's only 2-dollar a pot, a pot, nnt for pot. two bucks a pot for a flower. the sale starts at noon and doesn't last long because it's quite popular. there's an event that promisss to attract 20,000 people. organizers are holding off for announcement of the lineup of the bands the slated for augustt 4th through the seventh and coold become an annual event.
now. you're watching denver 7 at 11:30. the trial of a woman accused of brutally attacking a pregnant woman and taking the child is underway right now. the aby did not survive the attack, but the mother did. lindsay watts is live in the courtroom. lindsay, it is just so heartbreaking. (no audio). >> i just remember i kept asking her why she was doing
why are you doing this? and i just remembered this one point where i was just holding my hann over my head and i just said, i don't know why you're doing this, i ove youu >> we're having aalittle trouble with lindsay's live shot she was basically trying to share with us opening statements. the trial started a few hours ago. her attorneys did admit that she did attack wilkins and cut her baby from her womb but said she had no plans to attack her. she hit her in the head with a lava lamp, cut her with the pieces of glass and held a
>> lane could spend several years behind bars, if not a lifetime behind bars, this is just day one of what could be a rather lengthy trial. a mother could spend decades in prison for killing her two-month-old daughter. she pleaded guilty to causing skull injuries, bite marks and others. right now the denver police department is working to bridge the gap with the public, with you, but to do that it costing a retty penny. ii has bought top of the line cameras and equipment. they have done things like hat
denver 7 is asking whether the spending is worth it. >> reporter: 2460 bucks has nothing to do with emmy nominations. >> we believe it fits under thee categorr, it may have been labeled as that and that's how we feel and i still support that. >> we have the full investigation if you would like to look this over right now on the website thedenverchannel.com. a pretty big blow after thieves take 11 cars on mcmahon on harness street. >> my dad called me and says oh congratulations you must have sold a lot of cars last night and i said, no, he said well i have some bad news then. llst year alone there were 50 fatal accidents on denver's roads, just denver.
hole of a bold new initiative. eric was just at a news conference. eric what is this about? >> reporter: a bold initiative and it certainly is, the goal is to eliminate accidents on the roadways, fatal accidents. this nnws conference just finished up. the mayer hosted this as well as chief of police robert white. it's coming together with cdot, public works, other areas within the city to try to push this initiative forward. take a listen to this. >> we are all responsible and that means ot only government but the entire community. that's why we see this group of diverse partners standing here today to announce our
>> as it relates to this initiative we will be enforcing our enhancement from speeding and educational perspective we will be stopping drivers and talking to them about the impact they have while driving such as telephones, iphones an other things of that type. >> reporter: i asked about a plan, a timeline for this man and the mayor says a plan is being put in place but they're % not rushing this, taking their tiie and saying it's reallyy about habits asswell. 3 walking on crosswaaks rather than jaywalking, sooit's a whole community that comes together. this vision zero started in sweden and it's been working every since it was implemented 3 traffic fatalities have decreased and hit a record low. job cuts cculd be coming
the school board is looking at possible cuts. fewer students would mean less money. dps is working to give us a final break down of the final cuts. we have an update now. new changes coming to csu and fort collins, they will serve full strength beer at hugh stadium. up until now they have been serving 3/2 beer. our partners at the denver post reporting adams ounty commissioners rejected the permit for the out door pot permit fair. law enforcement warned against the fair saying there's too many people sampling too many ccnnabis products. it was going to cap attendance
state lawmakers rejected a `arket for marijuana it was for festivals similar to beer festivals, it didn't pass but plan tt bring it up again next year. renaissance at north colorado station. it was built with public and private money. it is designed for low income families and veterans. 100 families and individuals will be moving in soon. >> as rent keeps going up we need to continue builddng places like this so they can live in other apartments that be being built. >> this allows people to regroup, regenerate to look ahead and say wow, i am someone, i am special, i am worthy of having a home. >> this spring to colorado coalition wwll be working on
hooeless people as well. ups will allow customers to schedule appointments for passport photos this comes after passport service sales in response to an expected surge after theyyexpire over the next three years. thought you could geeaway % loans? %- one got arrested. and then a teen in big trouble for practicing medicine we'll explain. and then another big foot sighting? >> reporter: i thought it was jayson. >> we figured it out.
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peace during a heartbreaking situation thanks to a sonogram piiture. the expecting mom was told that one of her twins would not survive, but she does have -`something from both children that will last forever. >> reporter: ian and briiney mcintire did not plan on having any more kids much less twins. they said here is aaheartbeat and here is another. `rom shock to excitement to
with a whole in his heart he is brain wasn't growing like it should. his only help was heart surgery, but they wouldn't do heart surgery because of his brain. tuesday the doctors captured this. her hand and it lloks like they % are holding hands. -- his hand and her hand. most twins when she's trying to take pictures they're kicking each other and hitting each other and she said with our twins it just seemed like she was very protective over him. because mason may never get to know his twin or family, this special moment siblinns bonding before birth these parents say is no cooncidence. >> i know i'm holding him and
be there for him not knowing anddyou know she's the only one that can actually be there and holding onto him through it and so it's comfortinn to know that if he does pass he won't be alone. >> reporter: something neither baby has ever been the second their hearts began beating. >> we pray for them -- >> just love on them, huh? >> uh-huh. >> every moment we have them. sports authority is going to be closing it's iconic sports castle in downtown locations. the company has been facing closures could come. 140 stores in all might be closing throughout the country. but again the iconic sports castle is one of those close. we'll see what happens with
a boy gets a chance to thank the texasshighway patrol troopers. >> he collapsed in p.e. and his mom was getting ready to leave for the hospital. he got there in time and recovering and is thanking a trooper for helping hip. >> it was kind of simple on our part because what they did was above and beyond o us. that's what we were appreciative of is hat everyone came up and did what they coull for him. >> a came with a little bag of candy and a card. still no word of what caused going to collapse that day. the national officer of the month award, this officer shot and killed a suspect who was holding hostages at gunpoint.
started to point a gun towards the person in the front seat. i thought maybe for maybe a split second and i just did what i had to do. >> that shot saved theer lives, brother-in-law to open his eyes and look attthe mountains because it's the last thing you're ver going to see. >> he will travel to washington d.c. next week to be recognized at police week as well. >> and a unique approach to dog. % the vet eats nearby, the dog is sitting there -- poor little the video was shared 5 million times and now people are trying to adopt this dog named gracey.
>> reporter: temperatures have skyrocketed above normal. it's already noon. you know i went for a one during my reak. a quick little 3 miles. it is beautiful right now. a live look from the airport. you can see a few clouds from our wireless camera. 54 downtown. 52 at the airport. it is calm today, tomorrow it is going to get windy. at this point a couple of spots still in the upper 30s. right now fort collins at 50. you're already 555at parker, 53 in aurora, still 40s and low 50s up through the foothills. statewide is just gorgeous right now. it would be tough to find a spot that's not pretty. % more sunshine todayycompared to yesterday. in the hillary clinton some of the colder pocks will be 30s,
incredibly warm for this time of year. denver this afternoon 65. we'll likely see these numbers by act 3:00. broomfield 66, highlands ranch 68. as we get a little closer to the official start of spring 57. and fort collins 61. there are clouds streaming in from the west, snow developing in the mountains tomorrow. 3 so far things are dry. we will likely see winter % weather alerts pop up in the high country. that's a high winds watch in the gold. it covers our mountains and foothills and high country. tomorrow gusty conditions, temperatures are going to soar into the 60s and 70s. hhnce the high fire danger.
thursday, warm and windy tomorrow. the record high tomorrow is 71. % we will likely either tie it or % break it. next weekend with the next storm rolling in we're not looking at any snow on the plains but it is going to stay breezy through friday and then get a little bit cooler. 50 by sunday. what a 7- day forecast. >> so nice. pretty mild temperatures for skiers this week then. >> exactly. ann with fresh ssow could be some pretty good conditions. >> cool. police in south florida just arrested an 18 year old for practtcing medicine without a license. >> they say he was running his own mmdical linic. they arrested malachi after giving him an exam to a female officer under cover. he says he was not posing. >> these allegations within cleared up and you will hear
i'm hurt by the accusations but this is not the firrt time i have been accused and i wiil will be the first to know miss parker. >> the health department says he's been practicing medicine withoot a license since this october. did you know you could be arrested for not paying your student loans? >> and you can imagine it was quite the shock after it happened to paul acres. he still owned $1,500 on a loan that he says he thought he already paid off. >> what? all those guys and all those guns for a student loan? how much? the judge will tell you. the judge wants to see you. >> so acre says the marshals showed him a list of notices
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heroo %- they say their pet's persistence is the reason %- they are still alive. bill hutthinson has tte story. >> dress hee up, put earls on her and too toos. >> reporter: 5 year old bella says her boorder collie au ssi e is her best friends. sse got bella and her twin sister up for school.
sorts when we woke up. >> reporter: the family had trouble with their furnace the days before. >> i felt very dizzy, llght headed. >> reporter: she went and laid down but her dog became extremely clingy. >> she was nudging at me and pawing at me. she was trying to lift up my head witt her nose. >> reporter: she thought she had to go outside. but abbey didn't stop at the door, she continued downstairs where the carbon monoxide detector was going off. it turned out something was blocked. abbey new something wasn't right and wanted her family saved. >> she saved my life, she saved
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