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today they made good on that promise. stan bush is live along i-25. it was quite the spectacle in july is. >> reporter: police say the suspects they arrested were proud of having shut down i-25 in this area, which made them easy to find because they posted about it on social media remember a ringleader for that event has not been face serious charges that could cost them their license. denver police say professionally shot videos like this one helped lead to arrests in the flash mob of motorcycles that shut down i-25 in late july. >> they actually did a production of the video. they were very proud of their work and very happy about shutting down i-25 and conducting different stunts that were reckless. >> reporter: videos like this that denver police are looking
effort with production trucks and support vehicles working with the mob as they approached the university exit and slow down traffic in unison. >> it's awesome how people get together and do this. i don't know. it's crazy. >> a lot of times people don't see us. when we're in numbers, they have no choice >> reporter: riders in the event said the hundreds of motorcycles jammed the interstate to raise awareness for motorcycle safety. they may have only raised investigators' blood pressure who say the stunt could have caused accidents and blocked emergency crews from getting to the injured. >> imagine going down i25 at 50 miles an hour and come around a corner and all the traffic is at a dead stop >> reporter: police arrested these three men after they bragged about the stunt on social media seizing their bikes, and transferring them to city jail. more arrests could be coming soon. >> reporter: police say the support vehicles and the hundreds of riders who were also
with aiding and abetting a criminal act now. investigators are scouring social media for new suspects who might be bragging about having been involved. a man behind a brutal stabbing is still on the run at this hour. denver police aren't saying much, but this is likely a random act of violence inside of a popular bar in the >> reporter: the scomaur restaurant was open, even kids were inside when a stranger walked in and tried to slit another man's throat then left the scene. >> it was just a very terrible random act of violence from what we could tell. >> reporter: despite the suspect still on the run, it was a calm and subdude crime scene. investigators photographering the popular bar and restaurant that was crowded when the suspect attacked around 4:30. >> a gentleman walked into the
patrons' throats that was at the bar. >> reporter: a passerby almost had an interaction with that suspect seconds before. >> i could tell he was looking for something or -- he was on a mission >> reporter: other bar managers in the area think they've seen the suspect before. they described him as rude and out of place around lowell square. >> he's been seen around the neighborhood. and a couple of my bartender had seen him before. we don't know much about him >> reporter: dpd says they're looking 250 to 300 pounds wearing a green shirt and khaki shorts. >> they told me there was no arteries hit. so that's the best news they could give me. he was pretty badly injured from what i know from my staff's account. >> reporter: the victim is a well known customer. the owner has plans to put together some kind of event to hopefully raise
anyone with information on a suspect is urged to call dpd. we do have new information about the afternoon's shooting involving aurora police officers. they were looking for michael smith who is a convicted kidnapper who allegedly violated his parole. officers found him at montview and say he pulled a gun. one officer fired at smith but didn't hit him. eventually they tazed him and took him back into custody. a robbery suspect involved in a shootout with police yet. sean scott appeared in court this morning surrounded by armed guards. he is charged with attempted murder for the incident yesterday. she expected in -- he is expected in at least five bank robberies. dead ducks at a popular park in aurora. neighbors called us if they weren't get
ducks? >> reporter: that is a mystery. officials don't know if it's a disease spread from one bird to another or if it's something else that could be causing them to get sick. but people who we talked to in the area say they are repulsed by the park's condition. >> to be honest, it smells like straight sewage. there's something going on in there. photos he took of the dead dux he found there in the last week. >> five total now. >> reporter: our cameras spotted thee more. trash, scent, and dead animals in the ponds have him forward people's safety. >> the community should have a safe and clean place to bring their families. >> reporter: it's the same water used on the wash's grass. >> my kidss running through that, it doesn't seem too healthy. it started burning.
in contaminants >> reporter: a spokesperson says in addition to being a place of recreation and wildlife, expo park has a vital purpose as a storm drainage collection area heavy rain flooded the park, and that's exactly what the city designed it for. >> the water has to go some place in an urban environment. it's better if it comes here where we can control it than houses that are just on the border. >> i think they have good unfortunately there's not much they can do in the way of streetside trash and the drainage the way it's set up. >> reporter: baker says the city tests this water on a regular basis and has not seen an increase in toxins. after the number of dead birsd found here -- birds found here, the city will be looking into what could
will be looking into what could be causing this. the presidential race closer than ever. >> reporter: the latest national poll gives donald trump a 2-point lead over hillary clinton. >> it's good psychology, you know. >> reporter: trump rallied a crowd in north carolina saying if elected he would give a simple command to his top generals. >> they will have 30 days to submit to the oshgsz val office a plan for soundly and quickly defeating isis >> reporter: trump's camp also unveiled a l military brass back him for president. >> i think we're up to 89 but who's counting? >> reporter: trump and clinton again called each other unqualified for the white house. clinton argued that she is the best candidate to protect american troops. >> his whole campaign has been one long insult who all of those who have worn the uniform.
an enthusiasm gap with voters. she doesn't lead in many battleground states. >> if the election were held today, shield be in position to get the 270 electoral votes that she needs >> reporter: both are set to appear on a forum on national security in new york saturday night. don cheadle was spotted on the 16th street mall, registering voters. before that, he hosted a phone bank. another college has close for good. itt tech shut down today. rick salinger explains what's next for students in colorado. >> reporter: the doors of this long-running career college are now closed. the aurora campus
who had been counting on itt to launch his future in computers. >> came to denver to start over. and came to itt tech to go to school. and i found out this morning that they had closed without even an e-mail >> reporter: itt is blaming its closure on the federal government which demanded that it put more money in the bank to cover federal grants that pay for students' education. >> pretty much all of their money was federal tax dollars. its students were handing getting the job done. they were not producing graduates. they were not producing job-ready graduates. >> reporter: the criticisms of itt were similar to those for other for-profit colleges. heavy recruiting of students for courses and degrees that often didn't turn into expected jobs. >> i'm a vet, going to school using the gi bill. i'm shocked i'm not gonna be able to go to
>> reporter: they say their focus now is helping tens of thousands of displaced students with other educational options. >> the colorado department of higher education says the closure affects about 300 students in colorado. arrangements have been made with other institutions to accept their credits. closure nearly three decades in the making. >> our hearts are hng killing a little boy will not be charged with murder. a fiery end to a place chase through los angeles. a denver woman in the dark after she raised questions about her high power bill. >> it went up almost five times. >> after a tragic crash involving a drunk driver, a
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murdering an 11-year-old boy. he led detectives to the remains last week. as part of the plea deal, he will only be charged for possession of child pornography. the prosecutor asked "did you kidnap, sexually assault and murder jacob?" he responded yes, i did. jacob's parents sat in the front of the courtroom and listened to all of their son's life. hine rick detailed how he drove down a dead end road and noticed three young boys playing with a flashlight. he ordered them into a ditch, and ordered of two the boys to run away. he took him to a remote location and sexually assaulted him. he saw a nearby police car patrolling and he got
and the bullet entered the chamber, he shot again and jacob fell to the ground. >> i want to say, jacob, i'm so sorry. it's incredibly painful to know his last days. last minutes. >> prosecutors say the family agreed to dropping the murder charges because it was more important for them to know where their little boy was so they could start to heal. the 15-month-old son of an mma fighter is saving lives. liam cowl was in a stroller pushed by his teenaged aunt when a 72-year-old woman hit them. police suspect she was driving drunk. liam suffered irreparable brain damage. so his family decided to donate his heart to help his legacy move o. >> it's a beautiful decision,
have a set of parents that doesn't have to go through what they're going through. >> the parents' post went viral. teenage who was hit, also hurt. driver was released from jail on bond and her charges could be upgraded as early as tomorrow. new video of a police chase that ended in a fiery crash. police say they started chasing this driver because he was driving erratically, blowing through a out of the is suv when it caught fire. a real power problem, a denver woman frustrated with her rising xcel bill asked cbs4 to help her sort out the mess. >> i thought this is a mistake. this can't be accurate. >> reporter: michelle doesn't want to use her last name after a despite over her electric
as much as the previous bill. >> reporter: they installed this new meter in august. it sends meter readings to xcel through radio waves. michelle's august bill arrived showing an increase. >> if i'm hardly using my electricity now, and is it's almost $200, what will it be like in december and january? >> reporter: for 20 years, she said she's been a model customer. >> i've never been late and never missed a bill. >> reporter: it average $50 a month. she called xcel and was told nothing was wrong with the bill and she needed to pay. >> the specialist was arguing with me. and i didn't know what to do. so i called you! >> reporter: we contacted xcel. after looking at the case, they admitted mistakes have been made. >> it does look like there is an error. >> the radio transmitter quit transmitting the signal. and that happens. >> how did it end up being five times higher?
we're still determining that. >> reporter: xcel says they'll make it right. >> this will get worked out. >> reporter: michelle has a new lease on life, and one small request. >> i'd like a meter that actually works. this is video from last year when the highway from summit lake was shut down. it will sy month. and that depends on the weather. the mt. evans closure is a sign of the changing seasons! >> a cool-down, warmup, and is another cool-down. here other clouds moving into the area. and it is kick off some showers from
see all the showers and thunderstorms leaving. then the skies clear, then the clouds come back, clear again. and we see sooe all of this moving off to the east taking the metabolism along with it. friday 6:00 pm, not a drop of rain in the state moisture into that area. hurricane newton, a category 1, moving north. look hookat this from tim. our news director, he went on vacation in kaubo san lucas. this is the roof of the restaurant that was blown off on
restaurant! and there is at sits. 87, 59 today. for some reason it jumped to 87 at 6:00, and 79 is what it stayed in denver. and that's what we have all around here. buena vista, we get e-mails all the time. byoona vista is the way you say it in colorado. ammowsa, warm spot, 80 degrees. 67 and 66, west 9 we have a rising barometer. take a look at this, a little hummingbird visiting a hollyhock. you can see this from joanne vineyard, this is in buena vista, and they have a little gold in the mountains! it's coming. temperatures for tonight, morpheme in the 50s and 60s for
out west. tomorrow 70s, 80s, 90s over the eastern plains. 60s and 70s for the mountains. and out west, temperatures in the 70s and 80s. for tonight, partly cloudy skies, patchy fog possible. 56 and 55 by morning. for tomorrow, decreasing clouds, fair and warmer. low 80s. gonna be a pretty nice day. then we're 87 on thursday. there's the next cool-down friday. then we start to warm it up again. saturday and sunday and sunshine all way. talking about fall, 65 on tuesday! then we warm it back up
how do you replace peyton manning? you don't. the broncos will try, and siemian will be the guy they enlist for the task. peyton manning was able to scrimmage that maybe nobody else could see. he could tell you what the defense was going to do. the broncos afforded him a lot of freedom at the line. siemian won't have as much but he'll have some, and trevor will use it. >> we have to give him freedom. we gotta let him play. you're talking about a hall-of-famer that, package may be a little bit bigger. but trevor is a smart kid. that's one of the
position. >> a lot of guys on that's got his back. and we'll try to make it work. there's been a lot of talk about thursday's game being a rematch. carolina is still gonna be out for revenge. >> the win first time we played. and siexpect them to execute a lot better this game. and it's a lot tougher to be the second team this time around. a lot of ties, in the locker room, we're up for the task. >> how many sax will von miller have on tuesday night? 45% of you saying he will have 2. coors field is known as a hitter's paradise. lately the
way. chad bettis pitched a 2-game complete shutout. rockies down by 1 in the 3rd, heads up base-running by tapia. never stopped running! rockies tie the game at 1. tyler anderson pitched seven and one third, two strikeout time to party like it's 2008 in boulder. after a win over krrng circumstance u, the buffers received a vote in the ap poll today, the first time in eight years! that was from a writer in nebraska. >> definitely not cocky.
for three years, where you're in a lot of close games or not winning games, you get into this, i guess mindset of not wanting to give any up. and that's definitely the mindset of this team going in this week. we don't want to give can games away. so we treat them with the highest respect. the heat may be on trevor siemian thursday night, last night it was on peyto ,,,, with prism on the go from centurylink,
pretty much everywhere you go. um, paul, that was great. i like how you can walk around and watch your shows. and your delivery really evokes "the frozen north". meets "un giorno nella vita." or early film noir. like "whispering city." but the french version. i'm just gonna take a drumstick there. hmm, it's a bit derivative. mom: and your suggestion? "the pottery maker"? son: no. "the summer of my despondency."
over a million ears of corn are picked a day to listen to what's most important to colorado farmers. michael bennet asked what he could do to help, and then worked with republicans to make a farm
bill that's making a difference to all farmers in colorado. the thing that impresses me most about michael bennet: we don't always agree, but he values our input. and i do trust michael bennet to look out for us.
s a view from the steamboat spring golf course. it's a carving of a marmot. when you take a picture of that, what are the odds you would get a live marmot looking over the top of it! >> look at that! >> thanks so much for watching! >> hey, you're on in about 10 minute. hey, did you see that new study about dog s. >> stephen: oh, yeah. >> they can actually understand human language. >> stephen: i don't buy it. i've got a dog and i like my dog but my dog does not understand anything other than the sound of