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mode. >> trump warned people that if clinton elected president, he'll appoint a liberal supreme court justice. that is, he said, unless second amend supporters stop her. >> hillary wants to abolish the second amendment. >> reporter: donald trump told supporters a hillary clinton presidency would result in a gun ban and sud gunwn >> if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although the second amendment people, maybe there is, i don't know. >> the response was swiftd. clinton's campaign immediately released this statement. trump awe campaign blamed the media for misreporting what he said.
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>> reporter: the nra supported trump's statement. in a bizarre campaign mateen's father was there at a rally. he says he's a loyal democrat. >> why shay should be surprised? i love the united states. and i've been living here for a long time. >> reporter: mateen says he was invited to the rally. he couldn't say if the campaign reached out to him or if the invitation was part of a mass e-mail. >> keep up with all the election news from campaign 2016
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at cbsdenver.com. more breaking news. copter 4 over a pretty big brush fire in arapahoe county! near straz burg. 100 -- strasburg. 100 acres have burned but no structures. heavy clouds building over the metro area. do they hold any rain for a change? justin is live in jeffersonou that grass fire reminds us we badly need the moisture! >> reporter: it looks like we're only going to see it in isolated areas in the foothills. a lot of this is crispy, dry, and susceptible to burning. great skies with the rain hopefully producing a lot rain than lightning. but we have seen a couple of strikes. over
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those cells are located, much like every other day this week. it's like clockwork. once we hit the afternoon, we warm up, we get afternoon convection. and you can see that on doppler 4,000, moving southwest, producing scattered moisture in the high country and zooming into the front range, you can see nose showers riding up and down the continental divide. in terms of the rest of this week, and if we have anymore moi forecast coming up. the investigation after a teenager and two young sisters drowned in a colorado swimming pool tuesday in pueblo. the girls ages 3 and 6. the 17-year-old girl was their
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what happened >> reporter: such a sad story. the pool has been closed today. a makeshift memorial sprung up near the spot where the three girls drowned. investigators want to say they're not sure if the girls went into the water first and the teen went in after them. but whatever the case here, all signs simply point to a tragic accident. >> reporter: balloons and flowers gathered outside the pool at the pueblo grand village mobile home park. >> it's really sad. >> reporter: tuesday, residents two children and their babysitter. >> you gotta be really careful. it can happen so easily. [ crying ] >> reporter: monday the girls and their babysitter drowned in the pool. longtime resident linda ford was stunned by the news. >> that's the most horrible thing that ever happened while i've lived here >> reporter: no lifeguard was on duty. police tried unsuccessfully to give cpr to
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and a possible seizure by the teenager. >> three kids in a pool, you would think that logically they would be able to care for each other, especially one of them being a 17-year-old so much that makes me a little suspicious >> reporter: police sate case is still open.ing in comg is else pobl. no foul play is suspected. >> you need to use caution. be with >> i'm really sorry for their loss. but i hope they can move o. [ crying ] >> reporter: an autopsy is schedule forward later this week. detectives horsepower that will give them some kind of clues as to what happened here at the pool. friends and family of the strfrs have set up a
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accident in denver. it happened this morning at kbp oil coater along 44th. the fire department says the victim whose name has not been released apparently got trapped in one of the company's machines. new developments on the sentencing appeal by rod blagojevich. a judge in chicago ruled against reducing his 14-year sentence. he added cried as he admitted make steaks along the wachl he was kwikd of attempting to sell or trade the appointment to president obama's old illinois senate seat. happening tomorrow and thursday, drivers on i-70 through glenwood canyon, you need to find alternate routes. cdot will be closing all the lanes through the dannion from 9:00 am to 3:30 in the afternoon
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new developments in a $300 million settlement vfing the rocky flats north of golden temperature has been three decades since an fbi raid found that plutonium was being released into areas northwest of denver. it involves neighborhoods in the stanley lake area from wadsworth to west indiana, north suzanne mccarol shows us people who own property in this area as of june 7th, 1989, might be getting a check. >> reporter: some of the residents in this affected area started finding legal papers are in class action lawsuit 26 years ago. >> did you think this day would ever come after 26 years? >> frankly i wasn't sure i'd ever live long enough. >> reporter: kathy has owned a
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says home owners hike her will likely get $12,000 to $14,000 from this settlement. >> what is justice? but i guess it's as good as whatever we're gonna get! >> you're entitled to money from the settlement. >> reporter: this money doesn't want us to use her name. she says she worked at rocky flats, owns this home near there but won't take any money. >> why would i try to get money from it because of it? >> reporter: still the majority of owners likely to get money by the first half of 2017 are expected to take it gracefully, after decades of waiting. >> i think the important thing is that they're hold the government contractors and the department of energy responsible. new information in the investigation after a
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massive waterslide. >> reporter: this machine can intercept zika and other viruses in blood products. it can add a layer of safety for patients in colorado. >> clouds moving into the metro area. and off to the west, the showers and thunderstorms. and down to the south. moisture flow just continues to push across colorado. >> and gary kubiak has made his decision. we'll tell you which quarterb
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a 10-year-old boy died on a waterslide in kansas city: he died of a neck injury.
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of its kind in the world. another visitor describes his experience on it. >> as soon as i hit the bottom of the first curve, a shoulder strap busted loose, and i just held on as i went up the top of the next hill. >> a kansas city >> you were reporting that slide had not been inspected by the state since opening two years ago. the latest on the fell off a ferris wheel last night at a county flower tennessee. one is in critical condition, three are in stable condition. witnesses report seeing the car they were in rocking before it flipped over. in tonight's health watch, the death of a newborn in texas is linked to the zika virus.
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traveled to el salvador while she was pregnant. the baby had microcephaly, linked to zika, spread by mosquito ises. texas health experts say there have been no cases so far of zika being spread by mosquitos in that state. but foorldz has had at least 12 cases. colorado has a new way to better product blood products from zak and other virus >> it's called zept, and that's basically what it does. ken has cemented in for a 2.5 hour process. he is donating platelets, often need for cancer patients. ken has given for
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process. >> reporter: this is the intercept system. the first of its kind technology to rid platelets of nearly all possible bacteria, viruses, and microorganisms that can cause disease. crystal stanley is the production manager. >> the traditional way, we're just screening for book taeria. with intercept -- bacteria. with intercept, we're doing something to the product. >> reporter: they're adding a photo-activeom dna and putting the mixture in the machine where it's exposed to ultraviolet light. it inactivates pathogens and even emerging infections. >> this would deactivate the zika virus. >> reporter: every blood donation is always sushted to screening. >> there's not a nest place for zika. the fda says stated that you could use interception in
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university of colorado hospital is the first healthcare facility in colorado to use platelets treated with the intercept system. experts believe it could eventually become standard. the intercept system was fda approved in december of pop up. >> you have to do it. this elk was seen in evergreen with a toy plastic basketball hoop around its neck. good news, colorado parks and wildlife officers found the animal in the troutdale area. they tranquilized it, got hid of the hoop, and it got back up and wandered off. probably not a
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>> you can see nothing going on over the eastern plains. closer to the foothills, showers and thunderstorms, highlands ranch, cherry hills. and a lot of them off to the west. showers, thunderstorms, lots of lightning as well. last 15 minutes, 465 strikes. we also have a flood advisory. that's for headache county, that goes until 5:45. and over new mexico and parts of arizona, that is a flood watch until 6:00 am. they have the over the state and into colorado. hour by hour, showers and thunderstorms maybe just brush by denver, die down. then tomorrow afternoon, showers and thunderstorms through the metro area again. they hang around over the southeast, and then greater chance for showers and the front range down to the south after 3:00.
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rain. heavy over portions of florida. you and see this stationary front, high pressure holding this front back. 97 at day, and downtown. should be at 89 and 59. 98 and5 1 degree off the record high today. it was hot out there! in buena vista, 77 degrees. 95 in aroara. arvada 97, 98 in bennett. current conditions still warm. dia, 96. southeast at 20 for the pleases, 13% humidity. a butterfly from the garden. and you can see the
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drink. and this is from mike herman. sunset in the background in lakewood. temperatures tonight, mostly in the 60s over the eastern plains. a few 50s thrown in. 40s for the mountains. 50s and 60s out west. another hot one around here. 90s, close close to 100 degrees over the southeast. a few 80s along the front range. 70s for the mountains. and out west, temperatures in the 80s and 90s as well. denver forecast for tonight, might see an isolated storm then clearing skies, 65 and 63 for the tomorrow isolated storm, back into the low 90s. then for the next several days, 87 thursday, 81 on friday. saturday, 79 degrees! sunday dry, sunny, 84. >> back to colder, really love some wet too. >> we'd love to have some moisture. better chances as the week goes on. hoping you can join us for our day to help our community. our partners at xcel energy set
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projects across the state. show up in some work clothes and is help out! the commitment is just three hours on a saturday morning. vonmimer explaining why he will not be playing in thursday's -- von miller explaining why he will not be
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less than two hours, broncos announcing mark shafrnez will get the start in chicago that. comes as no surprise. he took the hajuvenile court of the snaps with the first team. the plan for thursday's game, he'll play the 1st quarter, siemian will play the 2nd half, and lynch will play the 2nd half. it was broncos taking it easy so everyone can be ready in chicago. >> they have been working all season. the last 14 days, it's been for a chance to play. we're tired of each other. tired of coaches, it's all a matter of practice. we've been going at each other for a long time now. it's time to go with each other. this is the fun. this is why you work. we had a chance to catch up with von miller today.
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he hopes to be on the field for the joint practice with the 49ers next week. after missing all of o, a's, his -- ota's, his conditioning is not an issue but he's not where he wants to be yet. >> it's just the mental part of temperature i'm right there and ready to go. it's just some of the mental stuff. every day i'm at practice, i something new they used to do. remembersomething new they used to do. today ottavino will now be the team's court. charlie blackmon for the leadoff homer. rocks out to an early lead. they
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responsible by nature. >> another hot day tomorrow. 93. then a cool-down toward the weekend. chance for a storm each afternoon! >> thanks for watching
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: trump goes off script and, critics say, over the line. >> if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although, the second amendment people, maybe there is, i don't know. >> pelley: also tonight, more zika cases from florida mosquitoes. >> we want to start a family f soon, and this may keep us from doing so. >> pelley: new calls for tighter regulation of amusement parks after the tragic death of a young boy. and thousands hike the appalachian trail every year, but not the way stacy kozel is doing it. >> reporter: hang on, hang on. i have never heard that sentence before. >> i know. this is the "cbs evening news"

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