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loss as he faces a possible lawsuit from his family. another colorado top cop finds himself behind bars, the reason why remains a mystery, except for two words. >> i'm more proud of hill than i can even describe. he lost his life lending a hand in a war zone. tonight his friends and community are making sure his memory survives. a popular entertainment venue has its sights on a second location near denver, but some say no way! and after g showers. as for the weekend, well, kathy will tell you. 9news starts now. it's been six months since the shooting in park county that left a sheriff's deputy dead and two wounded. tonight, for the first time, sheriff fred wagner talked about the night that corporal nate carrigan was killed.
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he spoke with victoria sanchez to talk about an eviction that ended tragically. >> reporter: on february 24, eight park county sheriff's deputies, including the sheriff himself came up with a plan to remove bailey resident mcworth from his home. within minutes of arriving three deputies and worth were shot. >> nobody thought when we'd go in and get him he would ambush our officers. >> reporter: usually two deputies are used to serve but they knew wirth was a threat. according to the colorado bureau of investigation, a few weeks prior to the shoot, the jeff co sheriff's office got a complaint saying wirth made threats, he would shoot the first officer he saw. still, they thought he would run or barricade himself inside his home, which is why he didn't bring out his s.w.a.t. team for the eviction. >> we didn't feel it rose to that level, it's probably a double edged sword. if i sent the s.w.a.t. team to
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would've said you overreacted. at this particular time with the situation we had -- information we had, it was a high risk eviction, we decided that's what we wanted to do. >> reporter: carrigan's parents disagree and are considering suing the sheriff and his department. >> all i can do is pray for his parents to forgive us. i understand if they can't, they can't. but, um, we did nothing wrong. >> reporter: he says he understand their pain. he knew carrigan since he was a kid. carrigan was known to residents as always willing to help. which is why according to the cbi interview, he was the first man sent in to deal with wirth that day, hoping his kindness would help the situation. >> memorials are all around, prams one of the most meaningly -- perhaps one of the most meaningful on the sheriff himself. >> i'd gladly trade my life for
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his people. >> we're going to look through the hundreds of documents to see what they reveal. martin wirth was shot 10 times, carrigan was shot once. tomorrow morning, the officers involved in the shooting will receive medals. two of carrigan's family members will accept the department's purnle heart and medal -- purple heart and medal of honor on his behalf. >> so the two deputies wounded, how are they? >> they're back o work. we have colby martin, shot in hiseg he just went back to work two weeks ago. and then captain mark hancock, luckily just grazed by a bullet near his ear and he is back to work. >> all right. we'll wait for an update on the documents. thanks. we should learn more tomorrow about the case against the sedgewick county sheriff, tom hanna will appear before a judge for advisement he was arrested, the sedgewick building
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been filed, hanna is accused of sexual assault. he's been the sheriff in sedgewick county for two years. he started with the department in 2011 as a deputy. denver's medical examiner has identified a man found in a strip club parking lot. autopsy results show 18-year-old oswaldo hernandez died from a gunshot wound. his cause of death has been ruled a homicide. his body was found at p fold strip club. denver police not made any arrests. jefferson county deputies identified both men caught on camera vandalizing rocks, stetler was charged, a second man not charged. someone who saw them spray painting the rocks took video of them. according to the jefferson county sheriff said stetler was found because someone recording the video got the license plate
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golf known for its entertainment complexes around the country, including one in centennial wants to build a new location, this one in thornton. many residents, especially those who live nearby consider it a threat to their community. 9news reporter vicente shows us why. >> reporter: people love the peace and quiet. so imagine with lisa -- >> it's wh t >> reporter: found out top golf was planning to build near her backyard. you're close to this place. >> we're the closest, 800 feet. >> reporter: too close, even though she loves golf and the course already outside her fence. >> at first it was a surprise, that's such a small lot behind us, we didn't understand how something so enormous could possibly even fit in there. >> reporter: top golf wants another place like the one in
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170 foot fence at i-25 and 134th street. >> it's a piece of property undeveloped and right next to a major thoroughfare and a highway. so most cities and towns have success in developing pieces of property with the location like that. >> reporter: ronstadt agrees. >> we need more entertainment in the area, in our area, not having to go to westminster or a lot further out. >> reporter: but som lights and noise. a top golf spokesman told us we work hand in hand with the city to make sure we meet all the guidelines and work hard with the local communities to make sure we're a great community partner. sunling articles it's not -- argues it's not for a top golf facility. she's just hoping the golfers she sees are those already there. >> tonight's city council is holding a public hearing to
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the green light to go ahead and build in thornton. so many people showed up at the council meeting tonight, the fire marshal was there to check out the crowd and an overflow room was set up for those who want to have their say. that meeting is still going on right now, ryan. >> vicente, they say they worked all this out, what does top golf do next? >> spoke to them and they say if they get the approval, they'll figure out what to do next, but they're not saying just right now when they might build and when that top golf would go up in thornton. >> we'll keep an eye on it, thanks. for more than a year, a man from denver who said he was a doctor operated on people without anesthesia. he was not a physician. car loez fernandez made -- carlos fernandez made an appearance, he did liposuction, a face lift and a tummy tuck. prosecutors say he once worked as a surgical assistant but was never a surgeon at local
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>> it appears at this point that many, if not most of the people that he was seeing were spanish-speaking and that some, if not many may have been undocumented as well. >> the allegation also includes the fact that during these procedures, they did not have the benefit of anesthesia. some of them will face permanent disfigurement. >> hernandez fernandez is out on bound and due in court, he faces a long list of felony charges. before you see a doctor, it's important to look up their license first. o database on 9news.com. there wasn't much sun around colorado today. the clouds made sure of that. however, they didn't hold much rain. at least for the metro area. most of the showers staying in the high country. that could change by tomorrow. we'll check in with kathy in a few minutes and find out when the sun returns. president obama arrived in louisiana for his first visit to flood ravaged areas. he's facing criticism for not visiting sooner. but he did promise government money today that he says will
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with that recovery. it can't come soon enough for thus of people who have been left with nothing. -- thousands of people who have been left with nothing. a fema inspector surveying says the damage is overwhelming. >> 10 a day. 80,000 homes that may be affected, that's a lot of man hours. >> the whole country is going to continue to support you and help you until we get folks back in their homes and lives are disaster in the u.s. since super storm sandy in 2012 and more than 100,000 people have registered for assistance so far. but according to the american red cross, donations are barely trickling in. jerry sandusky's attorney seems optimistic about his client's appeal. a three-day hearing for the former penn state assistant coach wrapped up today. sandusky was convicted in 2012
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to 60 year prison sentence. today it focused on commikt -- xwlikt -- conflicting statements from a man who settled but never testified. seeing whether sandusky deserves a new trial. florida's zika virus outbreak may be spreading across the state. the florida department of health announced five new non-travel related cases in the state. one is the first report in the tampa bay area. that's nearly 300 from winwood in miami beach. pinellas county is working with the person who tested positive to see where he or she could've gotten the the virus. sprays have already started, east of tampa and includes st. petersburg and clearwater. there have been many cases within the waters of florida. hoping to have his body back
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would've been his birthday. fighting alongside kurdish fighters in syria. many people came to support, something his mother takes to heart. >> you never get surrounded by this many really amazing, wonderful friends. i'm, i'm, you know, i wish i had my son back, but to not do this alone, you couldn't, you couldn't family also offered their condolences to the family of jordan mctaggart he died earlier this month while fighting syria forces as well. establishing a legacy in denver, patsy's has served its last meal, claiming to be the first italian restaurant in denver, it closed at 37th and navajo. the decision was hard to make but they're proud of their long history. they announced the closure on
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customers who showed up today, including colorado state senator cook. >> i was going to meet a friend from evergreen, we're meeting for lunch, i know this great italian restaurant in the highlands area, so i suggested coming to patsy's, and i'm a little disappointed they were closed. >> the general manager at patsy's says the building has been sold and another restaurant will open there. she says the closing of the restaurant is likein friend. viewers shared their memories and stories of first dates, engagements and anniversaries at patsy's. we enjoyed your sharing yours, if you have some, using #beyond9 sauf. >> feel left out, i never went there, wish i had. a teenager who beat an infection that kills nearly everyone it strikes. >> could you guys give me an oh yeah? >> oh yeah. school with no homework? a teacher has a different
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far from the classroom and now she's talking about it. a romantic night out doesn't always go as planned when rescuers have to bring down a wall, it's time to rethink your
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a florida teenager has survived an infection that kills nearly everyone who gets it. 16-year-old sebastian de leon developed a headache so severe he couldn't stand anyone touching him. doctors in orlando discovered he'd been infected with a rare brain eating amoeba. it lives in water, it can travel
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he's one of four people known to survive the infection in the last 50 years. >> we are so thankful that gaut has given us the miracle through this medical team and this hospital. >> doctors gave sebastian a drug that kills the amoeba. it's made in orlando and arrived in the hospital within 12 minutes of the diagnosis. three hours later, signs of the amoeba were gone. sebastian is able to make a full recovery. the teacher in texas she would no longer assign homework says sheen been blown away -- she's been blown away by the response. the note encourages parents to help their child succeed by instead, eating dinner together, playing outside and getting to bed early. it has people talking all over the country, the teacher, brandy young thinks the plan will work well for her second graders. but she doesn't think it should be a district wide policy, saying homework still has its place in certain classrooms.
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and all the children are different. i don't want to send home tasks that are pencil and paper and not meaningful to their learning. >> thousands of people from texas to colorado have shared their thoughts on social media, find those and share your own on the 9news facebook page. a great conversation to weigh m -- weigh in to. the next time you have the bright idea to impress your date, keep this story in mind. a man was trying to impress his woman by showing roof of one building to another, he could not, falling in to a gap three stories deep. he survived but it took awhile to reach him. undaunted, he waved to the tv cameras as he was taken to the hospital, no word if there's going to be another date. >> not if you're my sister. >> at least he's okay. >> yeah, he's okay.
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way too many movies. right? >> what was the ending? >> we haven't heard if she's going out on another date. we'll keep you posted. >> how could she not? >> how could she not! he's anything but boring; right? it's raining in the backyard, cloudy and dry all afternoon, finally local rain moving in the area. as we take a look around the area, we do have a lower cloud ceiling and tomorrow, there's the chance that you will have a few light showers as you move in the first part of the day. with temperatures in the low to mid 60s between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.. hopefully some clearing so you can catch a glimpse of a great sunrise or sunset. take a picture for me tomorrow and send that in. 87 our high in denver today. 94 pueblo, close to 100 in lamar. at the airport this hour, 70 with a brief rain shower, winds west at 10.
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backyard, 67, light showers. something we actually welcome coming out of this august with temperatures that are way cooler than average and also, precipitation that is below average. and for the year, we're down by about an inch for liquid precipitation and that is our monsoon moisture month. we certainly would welcome a change in that. showers starting to taper off here in the backyard, but more rain is coming as indicated by our model here which it does show some of the heaviest precip in the western and southern foothills hours. thunder, lightning, rain snow mix about 12,000 feet, all part of an area of low pressure, the moisture moving up from the southwest, interacting with the cool front to the north. flash flood watches have been cancelled for southwestern colorado but concerns for heavy rain and mudslide due to the heavy rain falling all day. out ahead of the main front, severe weather develop from minneapolis from omaha to the wichita area, tornadoes and damage and large hail. the thing you'll notice tomorrow the most is the temperature drop, along with the cloud
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showers off and on and even during the early morning hours but the severe weather threat does shift east. wichita, omaha, st. louis and chicago dealing with travel delays due to severe weather. we enjoy a cool pool of air that will stay in place for 48 hours time, very fall-like, september-like if you will. tonight the rain and snow showers way up high, we have a few light showers along the front range and the potential for some of those to move through during the morning drive. there will be embedded thunderstorms in the afternoon day. notice by 5:30 in the morning, it is dry but a few late showers that move in only to return in the afternoon. not an entire rain out but certainly a cooler, cloudier day. 56 grand junction, 57 denver, 59 springfield, some of the warmest temperatures in southeastern colorado tomorrow. but we have those cooler temperatures hanging on in the foothills with only 71 lakewood, 61 in grand lake. city forecast for you for
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cloudy skies. tomorrow in the mid 50s, warm to the low 70s, that's about the best we'll do. light showers, thunderstorms, something we'll see wednesday and thursday both. but the timing is good. drier friday, warmer for the weekend, a warm weather trend that continues right in to the middle part of next week, and of course, this is wonderful news for our broncos, they take the field on saturday night, the game here on channel 20 and check out those temperatures, not too bad. so, pretty fun to see our guys weather scenario like that. and channel 20, hey. it was fun last weekend. >> all right, kathy, it thank you. we're getting more information about a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in italy. the epicenter about 100 miles east of rome. it has done major damage according to reports. the mayor of the town of amatrice says buildings have collapsed, people are buried underneath, it was followed by
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four people have been killed by that earthquake. the last one that hit there, a major quake was in 09 and that was a 6.3 magnitude that killed more than 300 people, about 55
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from colorado's sports leader, >> simmon participated in practice but only for hand offs, shortly after tossing an interception during last weekend's loss to the 49ers. even so, trevor still presumed to start saturday amsz fr amz ever of ever -- saturday's exhibition game. he's so close he can touch it, as long as he doesn't have to lift his arm too high. >> he just couldn't throw today,
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shoulder. we made the tackle the other night. in practice, took individuals in it, unable to throw today, we'll see where we're at tomorrow. >> i expect him to be there, a day to day process, it looks like, as we're getting ready to go. colorado state planning to announce their starting quarterback when they line up against cu in the rocky mount showdown. whoever wins it will be the right amount of arrogant, kind of like 9news sports reporter aaron matas. >> reporter: mike bobo doesn't need a manager. >> i need someone who play the position like he's supposed to be playing, don't turn a bad play in to a catastrophe. >> reporter: last year's starter nick stevens is back but he continues to be pushed by graduate forward fouta and hill. >> i want a guy who can handle pressure. >> reporter: he's looking for a guy that can step in there with attitude, some confidence.
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that's not confident in himself and believing in himself, i've got the wrong guy. quarterback's got to be borderline cocky, that they're the guy. >> reporter: bouta and stevens are the favorites for the job. how about it, are you cocky? >> i wouldn't describe myself that way. i'm not going to disagree with coach. so, yeah, i guess i have to, you know, be more cocky. [ laughter ] out on the field. >> when i want to be. in this kind of environment, no. bu i can promise you there's, if you're looking for the baddest dude on the field, it's probably going to be me. >> reporter: we will know soon. >> going to have to make a tough decision, is it going to be popular with those three guys? no, popular with one of hem. >> reporter: -- one of them. >> reporter: and if he gets it right, that one will be just brash enough to know it was his job all along anyway. aaron matas, 9news. rockies pitcher gray set a
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beaten by the brewers, gray tossed six terrific innings by a rookiement but the reliever came on in the seventh and blew it again. perez tripled in the go ahead run. rockos lose by a final score of 6-4. still of the night comes from denver. broncos wide receiver thomas responded to former carolina criticism by tweeting his super
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know what's in this box? well, in case your crystal ball is broken, here's a hint. safe, reliable energy, for starters. but there's also a commitment to this community. see, at xcel energy this is our hometown. so, we're not just about making a living here, we're about living here. aw, i wish i had wings.
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responsible by nature.
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a little light rain in the city, a lot more coming tomorrow. we actually could see that rain mix with snow around 12,000 feet. temperatures fall lifelike in the low to mid 70s. >> no, it's saturday. >> look, it's saturday! >> like saturday!
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games, kathy. good on the regular season, very nice. fantastic in the exhibition season. >> it hasn't happened yet. >> that's true too. >> on jimmy fallon tonight,
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