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live from colorado's news channel, this is cbs4 news at noon . this is the news at noon . it has been a big worry in colorado . foreign money coming into the state to get a piece of the marijuana business . what started as a money laundering case, allegedly involving funds from columbia, is now ending i am alan donnie
salinger has followed this case since it broke to did years ago >> reporter: today a sentencing took place . at one point it seemed that lewis could receive many years behind bars . instead, he walked out of court today with just a probationary sentence, including a short time in jail . this is the case that that much attention when it began to did years ago . then, federal agents raided numerous and grow houses . this led to charges that money was illegally being transferred from columbia into colorado's legalized marijuana system . this case is now winding down . today, lewis was sentenced to probation including 45 days in jail for his role . his attorney afterwards said all this amounts to the difference between state and federal laws involving marijuana .
changed . most notably the evidence was such that it was not a money laundering case . we did not plead lieutenant to money laundering . while those were part of the allegations, they are not part of the outcome . >> reporter: three other people have pleaded guilty in this case as you indicated, an attorney, david for tonto had been facing money laundering charges . office has asked a federal judge to drop the charges that he was facing . live at denver federal court, rick salinger, cbs4 news new developments in the trial of the man accused of killing a state patrol cadet the case against christopher gaber is going to the jury . gaber faces 16 charges including first-degree murder for the death of taylor fifo . they say he was driving under
killing people and injuring rushing . he did not test of -- testify . they promoted the following cadet . the teenager jeffrey collins faces account of attentive first degree murder on the attack on katie kulpa . he is now being held on $1 million bond . prosecutors say coppola picked up collins and two other teenagerwh boulder county try to help them . struck one person is dead after a rollover crash on parker road this morning . that person was thrown from this car that you see on that side here . this is at parker and jewel . this highlights a problem cdot is tried to tackle . people not buckling up . we're live at center -- civic center park . this is a seatbelt crisis . >> reporter: cdot is calling this a crisis because of this
morning it is 148 . minutes is the beginning of the year, our state has seen at least 148 people who decided not to buckle up and they died in a car crash . cdot says colorado plans behind other states when it comes to wearing seatbelts . we currently ranked 39th in the country . cdot says there has been an increase in fatal accidents involving people who are not buckled in . need to see the statistics to see what is happening . just this morning, 28-year-old man was killed near jewel and parker . his car was struck a truck . he was thrown from the vehicle . he was not wearing his seatbelt just over a week ago, a young couple of above high school teachers were killed when their vehicle rolled on i-25 near bloodlines . neither were wearing their seatbelts . however, their young daughter was properly strapped into a car seat in the back and she survived . the campaign is called beware of the lists . to emphasize how
yourself and to others if you are not buckled in . one woman who was nearly killed by an unrestrained passenger is now sharing her story . >> due to his choice, he broke his ribs on the left-hand side . he broke those ribs on my right shoulder, fracturing my clavicle and breaking all of the cartilage that hold your sternum to your rib cage and slammed my entire spine and hips into the side of my car . >> looking at th we see the number 147, we want them to realize that that was somebody's child, brother, sister, mother or father . those were real people . were recent traffic fatalities . it was just this year . >> reporter: cdot says it has $300 set aside to expand its campaign as we head into 2017 . we want to let you know that
young girl who is properly strapped into her car seat who lost both of her parents there is a link on our website, cbsdenver.com . good information . denver police say they have no suspects in the shooting at a house on south whitman overnight . fortunately nobody was hurt . the bullets hit a couch . they were stopped . police say they have no leads . new information about house explosion in the bronx that killed a firefighter . falling debris hit battalion chief michael fahey organizing evacuations on the street . it is a mess . 20 other people were injured in the explosion . including nine firefighters and six police officers . firefighters were there after a report of a gas leak, just before the explosion . they apparently found evidence of a possible marijuana grower . they called police and . the aftermath was bad . both candidates are back on the campaign trail today hitting battleground states .
wraps up the debate with this morning's reactions . our country is suffering because of people and secretary. clinton have made such bad decisions . >>.alena lee living your own reality . >> reporter: both sides are claiming victory . donald trump questioned whether clinton is fit to serve as president >> she does not have the look . she does not have the stamina for clinton suggested the busine his tax returns because he has something to hide . >> maybe he is not the american people, all of you watching tonight, to know that he has paid nothing in federal taxes . >> reporter: this morning, clinton told reporters she was thrilled with the debate . she said the choice is clear .>> his demeanor, temperament and his behavior on the stage could be seen by everybody . people can draw their own conclusions . >> donald trump demonstrated the restraint and temperament that the american people know is required for the presidency
opportunity for both candidates to energize their base and convince undecided voters . cbs news continued our and strategist asked voters what they thought of trumps performance .>> strong start, we finished . missed opportunities . >> reporter: and clinton's . >> prepared, firm . >> reporter: the next debate is scheduled for st. louis on october 9 . happening today, we expect a plea from two men accused of putting tax on a popular river by selects . they face misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief and reckless endangerment . investigators discovered they had bought tax at a king supers that ended up on deer creek canyon road . beatty say the men were frustrated with cyclists on that road . vandals raid graffiti in a
and on railings at o'fallon park near kittredge .>> it seems odd that somebody would want to bring their can of spray paint out here . not everybody is going to see it as a drive-by . >> and makes me feel upset and disappointed . that somebody would disrespect our beautiful state . >> it is maddening . the number of incidents of graffiti imparts in colorado, including this one on that bando caught on camera . he said he did not rely spray painting rocks was wrong . people are evacuating an essential clute -- cruise mountains . it is burning in a rugged area . 30 miles south of san jose . and has already destroyed one home it is threatening others . as well as television and radio towers . the fire started yesterday afternoon, as california suffers from a heatwave less chicken with
any trouble out there ? >> now -- no, it is a beautiful day . here is the library camera . winter weather system off to our southwest that will grace by us in the days ahead we'll talk about that and what it means for you . also ahead, the wait for rivers to crest in the midwest . the city is bracing for the worst . the 2016 election is 41 days away . what you need to do
residence in cedar rapids iowa are waiting for the river to crest . just over 22 feet of the rivers are running high after a lot of heavy rain over the last week . lake pacific on is also cause for concern . some families have permanent lead walls in place taking any chances . >> i am trusting the wall, but still you have to be prepared . i have moved some things upstairs . we will still packs a more stuff and have it ready . >> cedar river crest is expected to be nine is expected to be 9 feet below the record flooding that heavily damaged cedar rapids back in 2008 . you may remember that all rivers should fall below flood stage is by monday . they really get
because you have planes around the river banks >> wouldn't it be nice to get that glacier here . we need it . here's a live view outside from lookout mountain . we will zoom in . we have very light winds in the atmosphere . see the brown hanging above the horizon ? we have a shallow layer of air pollution over the city . if you have sensitive respiratory system, limit the timeout right . we have climbed into the 70s 20 five . holly oak 89 8974 at the airport 60s to low 70s on the western slope . one of the new york weather watchers, the colorado rifle club in eastern arapahoe county are checking in at 77 degrees . here's doppler 4000 . there is an area of low pressure in the great lakes . a few showers of the east coast and off the coast of texas . down here in arizona there is
will not impact us . it is on its way out here colorado dominated by high pressure . this is the remains of an old tropical system roslyn . over the next couple of days they will lift to the north as this ridge of high pressure shifts to the east . probably by thursday into friday, a little bit of moisture with the old tropical system coming to the flow . we may see a couple of showers or storms . until then, it is high and dry very little to show in future cast . look down and southwest colorado, a few high clouds and a stray shower as the remains of roslyn start to lift to the north . the rest of us, are high and dry . we could use the moisture . unfortunately, it is not in the forecast . enjoy the sunshine and a nice temperatures . 80s today along east of interstate 25 . 70s of high and 70s tuner 80s on the western slope . fall color in the higher elevations . areas above 9500 feet have reached
you . 20 of color to go see her quiver fault color guide on cbsdenver.com . here's the 5 day forecast . it is pretty good in terms of outdoor recreational weather . nice a mild with lots of sunshine . maybe a stray storm for the weekend . no big storms on this 5 forecast . it is unfortunate, as we need a good drink of water . new pictures to show you from the hubble telescope . it reveals what on believe is a plume of water on jupiter's moon europa . the suspected plume is a light blue area at the bottom left of the moon . europa is considered to be one of the most promising places that could harbor life in our solar system . water is a big component . the first chance to see the president of candidate that by side . coming up, how to make sure you can cast your vote on election day . here's a life look at the
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we are 41 days away from the campaign . today is a great day to get registered . the focus is on getting eligible people registered to vote . colorado city stare the secretary of state wayne williams is here for national registration day . something of opportunities for people to be involved . the clerks are getting ready to mail ballots in 3 weeks . we want to make sure your address is on file . we will mail it to you . we want to make sure the address is correct . the easiest way is to go vote colorado.com . go vote colorado.com to check your registration . you can check your vote to make sure you get the ballot mailed to you . the discussion is about the presidential debate . there are
atty. races in state races picked the u.s. senate race in colorado . also ballot issues they you have the time to study . that is why it is important to get registered . >> that is what is great about early voting . you do not feel you have evil waiting behind you in line . >> will mail it to you even have time to look at it . you will get it 3 weeks before the election . you have the time to study those issues and decide how you want to cast you can make sure that you are informed on all the different issues and candidates . >> has this changed over the years . our society seems more in transition . people move around and is tougher to keep track .>> folks to move around . i just moved . my wife and i moved to single level living we change our address we went to go vote colorado.com . it was easy to do we got the ballots
them with turned them in in a dropbox . i work with county clerks to ensure we have funding for dropbox is in all of our counties across the state it is easy for you to return that ballots and make sure it gets sent so that your vote counts .>> is there a political component ? you are democrat .>> i'm a republican .>> skews me as a republican dish i apologize . is there a political component to this ? >> i think it is important for i work with both parties and groups in legislature . we passed 8 bells a democratic house and republican senate . i do work with everyone to try to make it easy for people to vote and hard for people to cheat .>> thanks wayne williams, republican . if you need to register or you have other questions, we put together a list of resources you can find in a campaign 2016 action of cbsdenver.com .
million people turned out to watch last night's debate make it the most watched debate in american history . the next debate is sunday, october 9 with a final one on wednesday, october 19 . before the vice presidents -- presidential candidates debate, we will have live coverage of all of the debates . final to the forecast is next . if you have a news tip a story idea we want to hear from you, call our tip line at tran
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dearly . and i love my children dearly . and i know, if he were to get the help, he could be a better person . >> you are willing to sacrifice a child . you say, i am not saying you are the reason you lost your child . you say he is the reason you lost your child . >> letters to dr. phil tell a different story today at 4 pm . new tonight, the angels damage one of the oldest treasure vandals hit inside to wait and cause the damage . how teachers and douglas county are contributed to help their students one day become teachers themselves . this is one of those weeks where you want to bottle up and save for when we get into a colder stretch . nice and mild . beautiful, quiet and maybe a stray storm for the end of the week . we have no big weather
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>> quinn: how lucky can a girl get? you know, you should have woken me up. i would have helped you put all of this together. >> eric: no. you were too, too beautiful and too peaceful. you were dreaming about me, weren't you? >> quinn: no doubt. awake or asl being married to you. i can't believe this is my life. >> eric: oh, believe it. >> quinn: [ chuckles ] >> eric: mrs. forrester. [ glasses clink ] ?